but wondered if they had been picked through and re-crated.
Discussed this on another forum. I have a really
hard time buying into the premise that somewhere from the importer to the seller that these crates aren't being opened and the contents gone through. While more obscure collectibles might make it past the scrutiny, I believe the obvious ones with greater value get picked.
A year ago, I would have agreed there could be some additional value there. But with prices still elevated, I'm skeptical.
It wouldn't surprise me, either- if the Russians or other Eastern Bloc countries sending these out have wised up and are culling on their