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How To Start A Pop Vinyl Collection

Australia, the Land Down Under, is a massive country and is considered to be the sixth largest country in the World. Australia is both an island and a continent. The Australian continent is so massive that its regions have different climates from one another. The land mass of Australia is almost as massive as that of the U.S.

Australia is also the birthplace of some of the most famous Hollywood actors of today which include Hugh Jackman, Heath Ledger, and Chris Hemsworth who all have movie roles that were considered as pop culture. These movie characters were so popular that Funko Inc. created pop vinyl Australia figures for them.

What Is Pop Vinyl? 

A Pop Vinyl is a figurine created by Funko Inc. These figurines are usually based on a pop culture character such as a famous character from a movie or a professional sports player. A lot of people collect pop Vinyl figures. If you want to start a collection, here are some of the tips that you can follow. 

Get What You Like. There are a lot of pop vinyl figures to choose from which can be challenging for you if you do not know where to start. Do you want to start a collection based on a theme, or do you want to purchase figures that catch your eye? The best way to start a pop vinyl collection is to start with what you love and know. For example, if you are a fan of the Game of Thrones series, then start your collection with your favourite characters. Suppose you want to start a collection of superheroes. In that case, you can either start with characters from either the Marvel or DC universe or purchase characters from both universes and play them against each other. 

Purchase Them Immediately. Pop Vinyl Catalogs will show you a list of upcoming vinyl figures. When you see a figure that you like, do not linger to purchase it. Funko will often release a figure with only limited production and may never produce it again. So, do not think that a figure that you see in a catalogue will always be readily available once you decide to purchase it. Purchase a figure immediately before it goes out of stock. 

Collecting Pop Vinyl Can Be Cheap. Sure, there are Funko Pop figures that can cost more than a thousand dollars, but these are the figures that are extremely rare and most sought after. Most of the time, Pop Vinyl figures are relatively cheap, and many of them are under $20 each. So, if you want to start a collection, you do not have to break your bank. 

Keep the Boxes. The prices of Funko Pop Figures will go up depending on the demand and the rarity of the piece. You will never know whether a Pop Vinyl figure that you purchase for $15 will appreciate at a price after a few years. It is therefore important to keep the original box of the figure for just in case situations. Having the original box will also help you get the best price for a figure if you want to sell it in the future. 

Go to Swap Meets. There are a lot of other people who are also collecting Pop Vinyl Australia figures. There are also Pop Vinyl clubs and associations that organize a swap meet focusing mainly on Funko Pop figures. If you want to find out if other people have a figure that you want to complete your collection, then you should go to swap meets. 

Check Facebook Groups. The popularity of Pop Vinyl toys is immense that every major city will have its Pop Vinyl group. Just type in Pop Vinyl Australia in your Facebook search and see all the groups that you can join in. 

Collecting Pop Vinyl Australia figures is something that everybody can enjoy. Collecting these toys can be an addicting hobby; nevertheless, if you can afford to collect figures that remind you of your favourite movie or tv series, then go ahead and start collecting. 

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