Not sure if here or in the Variant, but here it is!

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Received 3 packages during yesterday and today... That I couldn't really let them pass... Mostly upgrades (finally Moon Jumper WITH wings!!), SS Angel that has some issues with the flocking on the head (sad ;_;), and the rest included in the small lot..., next package was the middle Pegasus (and the one this topic is about) that is somewhat scary looking, and the last is a Tux 'n Tail that is absolutely amazing!!! Way better than the one I currently had (which I thought was amazing xD).

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What it is? Who it is? As my name & avie suggest, I'm a sucker for Mexicans... And as there not a big option for Mexican white pegasus... It is a Starshine!!

Prototype, unfinished, factory error? Mexican (Auriken) Starshine!!

I saw this pretty one for sale during the weekend, and was uncertain to bought it... but then talked with a friend ("If you can and want it, buy it!"), so I did xD

Here it is!!! Just now realizing I didn't take a stand-alone with nice background... please just watch the pony and ignore the background =X

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From first sight, there are weird things with her (just who has trouble standing in this pose?!), well, no symbols is a really common thing for Mex Starshine... but... no eyes?! Is it missing the tail?! Does it look slightly different than a regular Mex Starshine?

As I was too excited immediately took out the head and took pictures... and silly me forgot to bring a regular Mex Starshine xD

This info is almost a copy-paste from my tumblr post

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I think it’s a prototype (or test run) more than a factory error/unfinished due to some of the things I write next:

As not so obvious in the pics, it's slightly smaller than other Mex pegasus, smaller AND thinner (look that standing front arm!). The feet are pretty (and deep) concave, not as flat as is common! (only exception is both versions of Peppermint Crunch, which can be found with CC and FF, but still not as deep).

Is overall thinner, the butt is not as big, all the details are more pronounced, including the raised arm (the hand/hoof is pretty deep)! The neck (head piece) is also different than my Firefly and Medly!! The plastic is way harder than the normal released ones. Extremities are thinner, and her front leg is longer (so yeah, a lot of trouble standing).

The hair is slightly different (feels “thicker”, but no coarser), and the weave is pretty nice and tidy, while most Mexicans head insides are real messes =X The red is a little different, but not sure if its due to an external factor or what =P

And now pics with other of my Factory error/Unfinished Mexican pegasus just to show the size and other differences xD (also took out the heads for the pics.. =X)

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I wonder how more many Mexicans, unfinished, factory errors, test runs, etc., can be out there in the wild =D
 

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Wow, that's pretty neat. What a good find for you! When I see these kinds of ponies I always wonder what the story is on how they ended up where they did.
 

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Prototypes are rare, and so are pretty valuable. The other ponies look great too! Especially that Tux, who I believe is also a rare pony to start with.
 

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Wow, that's pretty neat. What a good find for you! When I see these kinds of ponies I always wonder what the story is on how they ended up where they did.
I'd love to know the history behind them =D

Prototypes are rare, and so are pretty valuable. The other ponies look great too! Especially that Tux, who I believe is also a rare pony to start with.
Yeah =) I haven't really searched and bought ponies this year, and was browsing the deep internet (not really) and saw the three publications and couldn't let them pass (despite my poor wallet yelling at me =X).

And handsome Tux! Weird 'cause was the second time this year I've seen him for sale in Mexican pages (well, the first one not really for sale, as he was damaged with acne cream, and then the one I bought =3)
 

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Woah, she’s so cool!

Quick question though; you mentioned that this is the second Tux you’ve found in a Mexican page, so was the mail order program active in Mexico? Or would these Tux n Tails’ have been “migrating” from the states?
 

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Woah, she’s so cool!

Quick question though; you mentioned that this is the second Tux you’ve found in a Mexican page, so was the mail order program active in Mexico? Or would these Tux n Tails’ have been “migrating” from the states?
More likely they migrated, the flea markets (where most of the G1 US ponies are/were found) are stocked with "pacas" (packages) of clothes, toys, etc., and that some people had friends/family in the US that got them toys.

We in Mexico didn't have the mail programs ;_; But some store-exclusive G3s were (weirdly) released in some stores (that I remember, some Target Winter ponies were released without the sticker at Soriana if I remember correctly).
 

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More likely they migrated, the flea markets (where most of the G1 US ponies are/were found) are stocked with "pacas" (packages) of clothes, toys, etc., and that some people had friends/family in the US that got them toys.

We in Mexico didn't have the mail programs ;_; But some store-exclusive G3s were (weirdly) released in some stores (that I remember, some Target Winter ponies were released without the sticker at Soriana if I remember correctly).
This is really cool to hear about! We live in the border so it’s common to see US stuff cross over (I remember seeing some of the G4 Target exclusive multipacks at Soriana here too, and Core Seven strewn in random aisles at S-Mart), just didn’t know how far they really traveled!
 

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This is really cool to hear about! We live in the border so it’s common to see US stuff cross over (I remember seeing some of the G4 Target exclusive multipacks at Soriana here too, and Core Seven strewn in random aisles at S-Mart), just didn’t know how far they really traveled!
It's pretty interesting to see how the distribution works =D

Where I live I only remember those G3s, the (Walmart's) Exclusive Rainbow Castle with the 3 bonus ponies, and some G4s (Rarity's Carriage with bonus Star Swirl), and in the flea market was able to get one of the double packs, but can't remember which at the moment =X (Daisy Dreams maybe? or was it Rainbow Flash?)
 
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