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How to Check the Value of a Funko Pop Quickly

a We often find it difficult to check the value of a funko pop and to do it quickly when you need it the most. So here’s how you can find the next rare funko pop when you walk around in your favorite retail store like Hot Topic, quickly and without hesitation.  We wanted to share different apps and ways to get the price of a funko pop. Understand what pops are worth and how to best use these apps to find rare pops.  Our Collector Tips Will Help You Find Rare Pops In The Wild  We all love to add unique Funko Pops to our collection, but one of the factors that affect our collection is the price of each one. It’s always a little tricky to check the value of a funko pop because the market determines a price. Supply vs. Demand plays a role in how much…

What’s A Funko Pop Auction? Buyer & Sellers Guide

Selling funko pops is difficult because collectors know the value the figure is worth vs. selling other non-collectibles. Have you heard of hosting a funko pop auction to help sell to collectors?  A funko pop auction gives both sellers and buyers the chance to agree on a price through a bidding system.  Are you looking to sell funko pops for profit using auctions and not sure how? We outline what it takes to run a funko pop auction with a website and without one.  We hope this will help you learn more about auctions to have another viable option for selling funko pops.  Also, our guide provides details from both the seller and buyer perspectives.  Let’s dive in with the basics:  What is a Funko Pop auction? Funko Auctions are events where collectors can sell funko pops for a given period and have buyers bid on the price they are…

How Do You Get a Funko Pop Prototype | Collector’s Guide

A Funko Pop Prototype is rare, and everyone wants to get their hands on them, but it isn’t that simple.  Funko Pops have an iconic bobble-headed look, and Funko makes prototypes first to provide them with a rough idea of how the figure will turn out in production. Therefore, these prototypes are the first and original models of the character lines.  Here’s our guide on funko pop prototypes and why you should care about them!  If you get the chance to own one, know they are worth a lot!  What is a funko pop prototype?  A funko pop prototype is a mold used to demonstrate the design of a figure before it gets mass-produced. Depending on the size of the intended figure, it could be a 6-inch funko pop prototype or a 10-inch. Prototype funko figures do not have color because they haven’t been painted and are used to illustrate…

How To Purchase Funko NFTs Quickly & Easily

What does it take to purchase funko NFTs? It’s simple, and you do not need to know much about the crypto community to get started.  We’re going to share five steps on how to purchase funko NFTs without using crypto. Have you ever heard about funko NFTs before?  We’re going to explain everything you need to know for starting your NFT journey.  For starters, let us explain why NFTs are growing in popularity and how Funko has introduced these digital collectibles to their fan base.  What is Digital Pop?  Digital pop is a digital wallet for keeping crypto funko pop digital collectibles on the blockchain. Like baseball cards or Pokemon cards, these non-fungible tokens are images shaped in the card form of funko pop figures.  Digital Pop allows its users to collect these NFTs in a safe location online, which tracks the mint number and details about when the NFT…

How To Get A Funko Pop Graded From PSA

PSA introduced grading funko pops based on how mint and authentic the pop vinyl is, and now every collector needs to know how to get their funko pop graded.  Are you a seasoned Funko Pop! collector or a newbie? Either way, we wanted to break down the fundamentals of getting a funko pop graded from PSA and what steps you need to take to get it.  Our comprehensive ‘know it all’ guide will let you in on all the details concerning funko pop grading. You will also learn how to get your prized figures graded and the best place to do it.  Let’s dig in. First, for those who aren’t sure what funko pop grading is all about, here’s a clear definition:  What Is Funko Pop Grading? Funko Pop grading is the process of encapsulating collectibles to preserve an item’s value and involves giving a score on a scale of…

Are Flocked Funko Pops Rare?

We often get a question: ‘are flocked funko pops rare?’ and yes, indeed they are. However, a flocked funko pop can surprise you when you first lay eyes on it.  It’s still pop vinyl; however, it has a coating of ‘fur’ like material that covers it. It’s a variant similar to glow-in-the-dark funko pops or metallic funko pops, which we’ve written about before.  We all love Funko Pops, but there are many types or qualities of different Pops.  Diamond Flocked Funko Pops  Exclusive Funko Pops  5000 Piece Virtual Con Funko Pops  There are so many different kinds that it’s sometimes hard to keep track of, and it’s even harder to know which are rare and which aren’t worth much.  Will dig into what makes a flocked funko pop rare and which flocked funko pops you’ll want to add to your collection. First, what is a Flocked Funko Pops made from,…

How to Remove Funko Pop Stickers

It’s often challenging to remove funko pop stickers because you risk damaging the pop box. Therefore, we will explain all the different methods used to safely remove funko pop stickers without damaging the pop figure.  If you are a Funko Pop collector, you know figures can come with funko pop exclusive stickers. However, sometimes those stickers need to be removed or swapped out with others.  We will also explain why funko pop collectors swap exclusive stickers and all the different types of funko pop exclusive stickers available to collectors.  For example, countless times, a retail store will put a price sticker on the figure.  When an unwanted sticker is on your funko pop, it poses a challenge as collectors only want the Exclusive Sticker and not the discount price sticker! Right?  Our guide to removing funko pop stickers will also describe what to do in this case as well.  First,…

Are Metallic Funko Pops Rare?

Are metallic funko pops rare? A common question collectors have: In short, metallic funko pops are in high demand and will remain that way due to the characteristics most pops do not have. Also, how do they compare to ordinary vinyl funko pops? Metallic pops are worth more and tend to be more expensive. Our article will dive into why metallic funko pops are so rare and what makes them so expensive!  In addition, when companies combine ‘exclusives’ by adding an exclusive sticker to their metallic funko pop, it increases the value of the pop even more.   Here’s an example, Luffytaro (Metallic) Hot Topic Exclusive  vs. Luffytaro (Common): The funko pop on the left is worth $20-30 dollars, whereas the funko pop on the right is worth $10-$17. So there’s a $10 to 15 dollar difference when comparing the two. Additionally, if you’d like to learn more about what makes…

Best Funko Pop Discord Server List For All Collectors

Are you looking for a dedicated funko pop discord server to meet fellow collectors? We’ve compiled a list of funko pop discords you should join immediately.  These discords have bots that help you track funko pops when they drop faster than everyone else, and they give you announcements/leaks ahead of time. Additionally, you want to join an active discord server with many collectors because it’s no fun if the chat is a ghost town. Our guide for which funko pop discord server you should join considers that.  Top Funko Pop Discord Server Every Collector Should Join Being a member of these digital communities makes collecting funkos even more fun and exciting.  PopHolmes Funko Hub Stop N’ Pop Funkord Top Pops! Here’s an updated directory of discords related to collecting funkos:  Discord servers tagged with funko | DISBOARD Let’s dive in more depth on each of these funko pop discord servers. …

How To Stack Funko Pops with Pop Protectors

Collectors damage their funko pops if they stack them incorrectly, and there’s nothing worse than damaging a funko box. This article will share how to stack funko pops with pop protectors in both soft and hard cases.  We will share what you should do and shouldn’t do when it comes to stacking funko pops. Then, let us help you display your pops correctly and make them secure enough so that they do not fall.  What are Funko Pop Stacks?  Funko pop Stacks are hard plastic protector cases made for Funko POP boxed figures (3 3/4″). These cases for funko figures can stack against a wall using each weight from each to secure them.  For example, you can fit funko pops within a bookcase and stack up to 3 to 4 tall.  How High Can You Stack Funko Pops?  You can stack funko pops higher than you think. Most collectors recommend 5 to…