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Oct 2, 2012 - 12:05:36 AM
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By Michael Moore, PWTorch Collectibles specialist
- WWE and TNA are both offering new autographs through their respective websites. TNA recently unveiled a plaque commemorating Austin Aries’s title win over Bobby Roode at Destination X. The plaque features a signed photo of Aries celebrating with the belt, along with a swatch of the trunks he wore that night. TNA is selling the plaque for $99.99, though it is frequently offered on sale for $79.99. You can find more information at ShopTNA.com .
- WWEShop.com is still offering the C.M. Punk WrestleMania 28 commemorative plaque, which features Punk’s signature and a piece of the canvas from WrestleMania. The cost is $99.99. The site has also heavily discounted a similar plaque of Mark Henry from last year’s Survivor Series. The Henry piece originally sold for $99.99, but is now marked down to $69.99. Finally, WWEShop.com is also selling signed 8x10 photos of Rey Mysterio for $19.99. This is similar to signed 8x10s that WWE has sold of John Cena, Sin Cara, and others online and at house shows. It’s also worth noting that WWEShop.com has listed and quickly removed signed items from Triple H and The Undertaker in recent months.
- Toys R Us is offering its second series of WWE Elite Build-A-Figure toys. This line includes four wrestlers who had memorable roles at WrestleMania 28: C.M. Punk (with WWE Title), The Miz (with Team Johnny T-shirt), Big Show, and Shawn Michaels (as a referee). Each figure also includes one of four pieces that build the first-ever Ricardo Rodriguez action figure. Each figure sells for around $20 at Toys R Us, and completed Ricardo figures have been selling for around $70-80 on eBay.
- Ringsidecollectibles.com is taking pre-orders for the 25th series of basic WWE figures from Mattel. This wave includes many of the usual suspects, but also two other figures that are bound to be hot: the first Brock Lesnar toy from Mattel (and Lesnar’s first WWE figure in almost a decade), and a new figure of Eve Torres.
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