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PostSubject: Label or without label   Sat Mar 15, 2014 5:44 pm

Sorry if this topic is already opened.

Everytime I bought a new horse I have the same doubt: should I put away the label or should I leave it? From few years ago to this 2014 I always put it away because I though horses look like more real. I have just one horse with its label: Satchmo special edition.

But I don't know why nowadays I prefer to leave it... I think now horses conserve their ''essence'' as a collection model and also maybe in few years this brand will change it label and I would have some diferent models with diferent labels

So.... what do you prefer? label or without label?
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PostSubject: Re: Label or without label   Sat Mar 15, 2014 6:10 pm

I keep the tags off as it leaves nasty residue and can discolor your model. Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Label or without label   Sat Mar 15, 2014 6:49 pm

Without label, absolutly:)

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PostSubject: Re: Label or without label   Sat Mar 15, 2014 7:32 pm

label hides the model Razz So ususally I remove it.

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PostSubject: Re: Label or without label   Sat Mar 15, 2014 7:43 pm

Same here, I would remove it because the tag can be distracting and also depending on how its attached it can damage the model.

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PostSubject: Re: Label or without label   Sat Mar 15, 2014 7:52 pm

I have a separate album for tags :)

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PostSubject: Re: Label or without label   Sat Mar 15, 2014 8:13 pm

i usually remove labels/tags. but i dont throw them away.
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PostSubject: Re: Label or without label   Sat Mar 15, 2014 8:18 pm

I remove the labels. The small labels with only the name, I trow them away.
Tags with more info about the animal, I keep.

I don't think the small labels contribute to the worth of the model.
Somebody can easily take one small label and but it on a older model and say: Look, original WITH label >.<
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PostSubject: Re: Label or without label   Sun Mar 16, 2014 1:31 am

Animal_Figures_4U wrote:
I keep the tags off as it leaves nasty residue and can discolor your model. Very Happy

I agree and with the newer Schleich sea animals the residue is even harder to get off. That's probably because of the newer waxy-plastic they're made from.
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PostSubject: Re: Label or without label   Sun Mar 16, 2014 1:39 pm

@orcagirl26 wrote:
Animal_Figures_4U wrote:
I keep the tags off as it leaves nasty residue and can discolor your model. Very Happy

I agree and with the newer Schleich sea animals the residue is even harder to get off. That's probably because of the newer waxy-plastic they're made from.

That's for sure. I never did get all the residue off my new sea life models. The new orca was the worst.  Sad 
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PostSubject: Re: Label or without label   Sun Mar 16, 2014 1:45 pm

I always remove the labels, but I always keep them. There are many wandering Schleich-S labels through my house Laughing

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PostSubject: Re: Label or without label   Sun Mar 16, 2014 6:04 pm

I never remove the labels, but that is just my personal preference... Smile 
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PostSubject: Re: Label or without label   Sun Mar 16, 2014 8:43 pm

Without doubts I'm going to remove them

Thanks ^^
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PostSubject: Re: Label or without label   Fri May 19, 2017 3:15 pm

I hope, it is ok, if I post in such an old thread>_<°
Personally I would remove the tags, too. But when you decide to resell a model, especially it is an older or `more valuable` ones, some collectors would pay more, if it still has its Label.
Or am I wrong???
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PostSubject: Re: Label or without label   Fri May 19, 2017 9:54 pm

No need to apologize Very Happy Bringing up old topics allows us to revisit Wink

Honestly, I haven't seen much of a price difference in resale value of models with tags versus those without. Besides, resale values have plummeted in these last few years, so I really don't think today's models are going to be worth much down the road anyway. Having the tag will make little to no difference in time IMHO.
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