When Todd Sheffer of Hake’s Americana & Collectibles saw that the League was talking about bootleg, knock-off, and third-party toys this week, he offered to share some of the items in their current inventory. (Can you imagine working in a place that just has boxes of this sort of thing laying around? Think about that for a while — Todd, you are living the dream!)
There weren’t any descriptions included, so you’ll just have to use your imagination on the origin and history of these beauties…
Is there any clearer sign that the item is a bootleg than packaging that features both Marvel and DC characters?
I’ve often considered starting a collection of super heroes on motorcycles, and this Batman toy might actually tip me over the edge.
I wasn’t really a fan of bootleg toys before this week, but seeing examples like these have certainly changed my view of them. There is a charm about these toys that you just don’t see in most licensed products.