Last Updated on 12/21/2005 by bidz

Toy grading not child’s play

Norcross firm is collectors’ friend

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Published on: 12/19/05

‘Star Wars’ collectors love to see Darth Vader imprisoned in acrylic and stamped with a Norcross company’s hologram.

That stamp of approval from the company, Action Figure Authority, helped secure a bid of more than $6,000 on eBay recently for a mint-condition, vintage toy of the villain from 1978.

…”People are thinking about toys as an investment,” said Derby, who followed the $6,000 Vader sale. “Action figures are a fast-growing market.””

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