Collectible Geek Collector’s Cache Review – January 2015
Collectible Geek is a relatively new subscription based around Funko Pop Vinyls – my husband’s favorite thing to get in any geeky subscription box!
This box I’m reviewing is the January Collector’s Cache which is Disney themed. (They let you know the theme ahead of time). We purchased this as a one-time-purchase box, but Collectible Geek just added a subscription option.
My Subscription Addiction paid for this box. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes).
The Box: Collectible Geek Collector’s Cache
The Cost: $33.50, includes flat-rate shipping (Flat-rate shipping on applies to the Collector’s Cache).
The Products: “Each Collector’s Cache comes with five meticulously chosen items from the staff at collectibleGEEK, featuring a different theme each month.”
Ships to: US and International (additional shipping costs)
Good to Know About Subscriptions: “This is a 6 month subscription to our Themed Collector’s Cache. Our subscription works a little different than most do though. If for any reason you don’t want to receive a month’s theme all you have to do is send an email to [email protected] by the 5th of the month; with your name in it, type SKIP THIS MONTH in the subject line and we will just skip that month for you.”
This BayMax has some minor paint issues on the back, but nothing visible when it is displayed. (Judging by the reviews on Amazon quite a few people had issues with paint on this POP).
We’ll probably end up swapping Oswald Rabbit.
Frozen Pocket POP in Elsa – Value $7
Disney Florida Mickey Spinner Keychain – Value $6
I didn’t know Pocket POPS existed! So cute!
The Avengers Mashup Poster – Value $10?
This poster was designed exclusively for subscribers, so admittedly I may be off in my value estimate. If you have a better idea of what the value should be, please let me know.
Verdict: When I first told my husband about Collectible Geek he was so excited and put every possible Cache they offered at the time in his cart – only to be completely deflated by the high shipping costs. So we scaled back to just one box to try it out first. We paid a total of $39.70 for this box, and received about $45 worth of items (more if you count the retail values of POPS). That’s a pretty fair value, but we decided to go with the 6-month subscription to get a little savings. The price for the 6-month subscription was $186 + $15.35 tax, so that should come to $33.56 a box.
Besides the value of the box, I’m very impressed with the curation of this box. And we’re already bummed that we missed out on grabbing a February Collector’s Cache. (The February collection is a Fantasy Cache – “sure to please fans of Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, D&D fans, and more!”)
Also – on another post a few of you had mentioned wanting to see my husband’s POP Vinyl collection, so here it is:
(My personal favorite in this collection is the baby Groot!)