Yes that is correct Paul. I remember the last time somebody put all the prices up on a release, Torchwood, and we all know what a disaster that turned out to be.
Licensing and protective pricing go hand in hand with the BBC. I dont think it's topps doing the gouging it will be the BBC who think it's worth that much. They are a real pain in the butt to deal with. Torchwood's RRP 2.99 but it died a death. The tins are all the same price so I am wondering if the £1.99 thing is a typo. I mean Dr Who is NOT bigger than Star Wars.
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Licensing and protective pricing go hand in hand with the BBC.
Do you mean the BBC can give the manufacturer a minimum selling price or they do not get the licence?
It all comes down to terms, but the BBC had been releasing Who cards from in house (printed by Cardamundi)at around the same price point. My guess however would be that they charged a very high premium for the license and the higher price if true, will help recoup some of the revenue, as this Dr Who not be nearly the international seller that there Force Attax line has been, it simply hasn't got the same large international fan base. Topps Europe has a obtained an overall BBC license not just the Dr Who property, though the terms are not known so they may have to negotiate individual terms for each product.
Originally posted by hammer: Got 3 different DR Who sticker sets from Topps Europe
Hi Hammer, count them again, there are four sticker sets.
Blimey you are right 4 Sets and the first set even had a hardback binder as well. I am disappointed that they stopped in 2010 these are VERY nice sticker books This message has been edited. Last edited by: hammer,
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