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‘Hyper rare’ Woolworths Lion King Ooshie goes on sale for an outrageous $750,000

A ‘hyper rare’ Woolworths Lion King Ooshie has been listed for sale for $750,000 online. 

The ‘unopened mint condition’ was listed for sale on eBay, and is described as being valuable because it is opened.

‘I am not open to any lowball offers so unless you have the cash don’t even bother wasting my time,’ the listing reads.

‘Happy to throw in a run of the mill everyday Ooshie that’s also unopened but it’s not rare in the slightest. It’s so common I got it for free from Woolies.’

The rare Woolworths Lion King furry Simba sold for an eye staggering $100,000 just five days after it was listed on eBay – but the buyer failed to pay the asking price 

The seller said he was consider swapping the Ooshie for an aircraft, or for land.

The listing comes after a $100,000 sale for a rare Ooshie fell through on Tuesday. 

The coveted collectible sold for a staggering $99,900 on Monday, five days after it was listed at a $10,000 starting bid on eBay.   

But the seller has re-listed the toy after learning the buyer made an offer just ‘for fun’.

‘[The bidder] said his daughter just bid it for fun, so we have to cancel his order and relist it again,’ he told 7News. 

‘I do have some buyers [who] are serious and willing to pay a good price for it, but a couple of buyers are just doing it for fun.’ 

There are only 100 furry Simba Ooshies in circulation and some sellers are taking to  eBay to try and flog the toys at a massive mark up.  

Woolworths partnered with Disney and The Lion King to launch a range of 24 Ooshies in time with the release of the newest iteration of the film. 

The ultra-rare furry Simba is continually popping on on eBay with starting prices as high as $17,300 (pictured)

The ultra-rare furry Simba is continually popping on on eBay with starting prices as high as $17,300 (pictured) 

The Simba furry Ooshie is the only item with a limited number however some are still attempting to sell the less rare ‘Orange Sunset Simba’ for up to $45,000.

The Blue Mufasa collectible also popular on the online market. 

One seller has listed a ‘super rare blue Mufasa’ Ooshie for a starting bid of $20,000.

Another seller, from Victoria, has advertised a gold Mufasa for $999, ‘cash only on pick up’.

Other items include a gold Zazu for $1,000, a gold Nala for $800 and an orange ‘sunset Simba’ for $1,350 if you ‘Buy It Now’.

‘You are bidding on a gold cub Simba, the future king of the pride lands. If you don’t have the ‘baby’ SIMBA you don’t have a story… it all starts here,’ one of the adverts read.

Woolworths shoppers are buying bonus products to earn more 'Ooshies' only to later return their purchases, an employee has revealed

Woolworths shoppers are buying bonus products to earn more ‘Ooshies’ only to later return their purchases, an employee has revealed 

Meanwhile, Woolworths shoppers are buying bonus products to earn more ‘Ooshies’ only to later return their purchases, an employee has revealed. 

Those trying to complete their collections honestly hit out at the ‘disgusting’ attempt to cheat the system after a post was shared to the Woolworths Lion King & Coles Mini Shop 2 Australia – Swap, Sell and Buy Facebook group.

‘That’s horrible. Everything I bought I used,’ one social media user wrote.

‘I don’t get people anymore. We can’t even collect stuff without being dodgy and dishonest,’ another added.

Others admitted they too bought products they didn’t need, but rather than return their shopping would donate them to a worthy cause.

‘Ooshie’ fans in the same Facebook group have openly shared how they buy the bonus products in bulk to maximise how many of the collectables they receive.

There are four different 'Simba' items to collect, including the gold, furry, orange and original

There are four different ‘Simba’ items to collect, including the gold, furry, orange and original

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