Harry Potter Mystery Mini Snow Globes Series 1

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Harry Potter Mystery Mini Snow Globes Series 1

Postby APOPCALYPSE » Wed Jul 29, 2020 2:01 pm

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Postby lavery01 » Fri Jul 31, 2020 5:25 pm

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These are nice! Will you be getting any?
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Postby fieldsy32 » Fri Jul 31, 2020 7:50 pm

These are cool. Will definitely pick up a few.
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Postby Imagery » Fri Jul 31, 2020 9:30 pm

I'm still missing one from the NBC set, but I know someone who's going to be trying very hard to collect all of these. Wishing her luck
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Postby Avengers74 » Sat Aug 01, 2020 3:11 pm

Do the mini globes have different rarities or are they all the same ratio? I was wondering if you got a full case of 12 if you got 1 of each or not.

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Postby highlanderfil » Fri Aug 28, 2020 11:22 am

No offense to those who are excited about this, but this is just lazy on Funko's part. They haven't even scratched the surface on the characters they haven't done for the original Mini line and they're coming up with this?

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Postby lunarembrace » Fri Aug 28, 2020 11:29 am

Curious if they have two different scenes on each side of the base like the Nightmare Before Christmas ones. I'll probably buy 2 either way.
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Postby Dsho333 » Wed Sep 02, 2020 12:24 am

highlanderfil wrote:No offense to those who are excited about this, but this is just lazy on Funko's part. They haven't even scratched the surface on the characters they haven't done for the original Mini line and they're coming up with this?


Comes down to licensing, if they have it, they will make more until it proves that it doesn't sell, then they will expand, especially now with covid they have to make things that will make them lots of money with no new cost

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Postby digithor » Wed Sep 02, 2020 1:44 am

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highlanderfil wrote:No offense to those who are excited about this, but this is just lazy on Funko's part. They haven't even scratched the surface on the characters they haven't done for the original Mini line and they're coming up with this?


Comes down to licensing, if they have it, they will make more until it proves that it doesn't sell, then they will expand, especially now with covid they have to make things that will make them lots of money with no new cost


Exactly, licensing plays a big part of it. Could be locked into making x product, y product, z product before going new characters or products.
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Postby AutumnsToyz » Wed Sep 02, 2020 11:30 am

Going to try my luck and buy a case, hopefully these are all the same ratio. Would love to have the set lined up over the fireplace for Christmas

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Postby highlanderfil » Mon Sep 07, 2020 3:08 am

Dsho333 wrote:
highlanderfil wrote:No offense to those who are excited about this, but this is just lazy on Funko's part. They haven't even scratched the surface on the characters they haven't done for the original Mini line and they're coming up with this?


Comes down to licensing, if they have it, they will make more until it proves that it doesn't sell, then they will expand, especially now with covid they have to make things that will make them lots of money with no new cost
”Lots of money” is a bit ambitious when you’re talking about rehashes of the same thing. These are going to end up at the clearance rack in short order.

They have the license for the entire HP line. I refuse to believe they’re locked in to making 46482 Harrys before they can make 1 Mrs. Weasley.

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Postby Dsho333 » Mon Sep 07, 2020 10:19 pm

highlanderfil wrote:
Dsho333 wrote:
highlanderfil wrote:No offense to those who are excited about this, but this is just lazy on Funko's part. They haven't even scratched the surface on the characters they haven't done for the original Mini line and they're coming up with this?


Comes down to licensing, if they have it, they will make more until it proves that it doesn't sell, then they will expand, especially now with covid they have to make things that will make them lots of money with no new cost
”Lots of money” is a bit ambitious when you’re talking about rehashes of the same thing. These are going to end up at the clearance rack in short order.

They have the license for the entire HP line. I refuse to believe they’re locked in to making 46482 Harrys before they can make 1 Mrs. Weasley.


Licensing doesn't work like that, you have to license every character, $5k to $7k isn't a small number when you don't know how many variants you might end up making, if only 1 that's bad, 10s that's good

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Postby Trendkill24hr » Mon Sep 07, 2020 11:24 pm

These look pretty cool, I want Luna
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Postby highlanderfil » Tue Sep 15, 2020 7:25 pm

Dsho333 wrote:Licensing doesn't work like that, you have to license every character, $5k to $7k isn't a small number when you don't know how many variants you might end up making, if only 1 that's bad, 10s that's good
They certainly must have paid those fees for the Patil twins, Karkaroff, Tonks and now Molly Weasley (to name a few). Plenty to launch a fourth Mini line and start amortizing them. Instead we have these.

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Postby Dsho333 » Tue Sep 15, 2020 8:08 pm

highlanderfil wrote:
Dsho333 wrote:Licensing doesn't work like that, you have to license every character, $5k to $7k isn't a small number when you don't know how many variants you might end up making, if only 1 that's bad, 10s that's good
They certainly must have paid those fees for the Patil twins, Karkaroff, Tonks and now Molly Weasley (to name a few). Plenty to launch a fourth Mini line and start amortizing them. Instead we have these.


Yes, I get it, but what sells are the main line characters, it's hard for funko because collectors want variety but the company also needs mass appeal.

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Postby highlanderfil » Thu Sep 17, 2020 12:22 am

Dsho333 wrote:
highlanderfil wrote:
Dsho333 wrote:Licensing doesn't work like that, you have to license every character, $5k to $7k isn't a small number when you don't know how many variants you might end up making, if only 1 that's bad, 10s that's good
They certainly must have paid those fees for the Patil twins, Karkaroff, Tonks and now Molly Weasley (to name a few). Plenty to launch a fourth Mini line and start amortizing them. Instead we have these.


Yes, I get it, but what sells are the main line characters, it's hard for funko because collectors want variety but the company also needs mass appeal.

Nothing’s to stop them making another batch of Harry, Ron and Hermione, but add some others to the series, just like before.

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Postby Pryde72 » Tue Sep 22, 2020 12:13 am

I never saw the NBC ones for sale, but have to keep an eye out for these

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Postby Dsho333 » Tue Sep 22, 2020 10:11 am

Pryde72 wrote:I never saw the NBC ones for sale, but have to keep an eye out for these


Based on the Funko App, they were available in 2018 and were all exclusive to Hot Topic.

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Postby billydarector » Fri Oct 23, 2020 2:16 am

Mission complete! Dpci: 323-01-9756 at Targets
Good luck y’all!

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Postby Avengers74 » Fri Oct 23, 2020 8:37 pm

billydarector wrote:Mission complete! Dpci: 323-01-9756 at Targets
Good luck y’all!

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Amazing! Did you buy the whole case and get the full set? I am hoping that is the case if not I will be making the hunt to get a full set.

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billydarector wrote:Mission complete! Dpci: 323-01-9756 at Targets
Good luck y’all!

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Amazing! Did you buy the whole case and get the full set? I am hoping that is the case if not I will be making the hunt to get a full set.




No these have rare ratios like 1/72 and 1/36 etc...so yes you would need to hit up multiple cases. Good luck!
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billydarector wrote:Ratios

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Thanks for posting this! Let the hunt begin.

What part of the country are you in?

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billydarector wrote:Ratios

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Thanks for posting this! Let the hunt begin.

What part of the country are you in?



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lavery01 wrote:
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These are nice! Will you be getting any?

I wonder if there is a market for people that collect snow globes only??
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Postby lavery01 » Mon Oct 26, 2020 4:53 pm

Popfanatics wrote:
lavery01 wrote:
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These are nice! Will you be getting any?

I wonder if there is a market for people that collect snow globes only??


I’m pretty sure there is, lol.
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Postby RobinBear177 » Thu Oct 29, 2020 9:51 pm

billydarector wrote:Ratios

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What do they retail for?
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Postby RobinBear177 » Sat Nov 07, 2020 12:52 am

Found 3 random boxes on a shelf at Target and got 2 Harry's and Fawkes
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Postby TheStephil » Wed Nov 11, 2020 12:19 pm

RobinBear177 wrote:Found 3 random boxes on a shelf at Target and got 2 Harry's and Fawkes


Do you happen to have the weights of these? Really only looking for Fawkes and Hedwig.
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Postby TheStephil » Wed Nov 11, 2020 12:20 pm

billydarector wrote:Mission complete! Dpci: 323-01-9756 at Targets
Good luck y’all!

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Wow they look fantastic!
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Postby RobinBear177 » Wed Nov 11, 2020 2:20 pm

TheStephil wrote:
RobinBear177 wrote:Found 3 random boxes on a shelf at Target and got 2 Harry's and Fawkes


Do you happen to have the weights of these? Really only looking for Fawkes and Hedwig.


Sorry I don't have the weight for him
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Re: Harry Potter Mystery Mini Snow Globes Series 1

Postby Avengers74 » Wed Nov 11, 2020 8:56 pm

TheStephil wrote:
RobinBear177 wrote:Found 3 random boxes on a shelf at Target and got 2 Harry's and Fawkes


Do you happen to have the weights of these? Really only looking for Fawkes and Hedwig.


They all seem to be about the same weight. The figures inside are about the same size and since they are snow globes the water kind of keeps them even in weight.

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Postby TheStephil » Thu Nov 12, 2020 1:49 pm

Avengers74 wrote:
TheStephil wrote:
RobinBear177 wrote:Found 3 random boxes on a shelf at Target and got 2 Harry's and Fawkes


Do you happen to have the weights of these? Really only looking for Fawkes and Hedwig.


They all seem to be about the same weight. The figures inside are about the same size and since they are snow globes the water kind of keeps them even in weight.


Bummer, guess I'm buying until I get the ones I want lol
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