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Funko prototypes have their own unique identifying characteristics. To help us maintain consistent and relevant data on each item, we’ve created a list of Funko prototype data entry guidelines to keep everyone on the same page.
To add a Funko prototype find its production model and use the “Add Variant” button. Then fill out the fields as below (in some cases removing information from the production model).
Image: The Main Image should ideally be the prototype against a high-contrast background. Add as many other images as you think make sense.
Name: Always use the name used for the production model. Append the word Prototype.
Brand: This should always be Funko.
Series: Prototypes get only added to the subject named “Funko Prototypes”.
Designer: The name of the casting designer (this is almost never known).
Production Status: This is to be set to Prototype.
Produced: The mold date that is on the bottom of the figure.
# Produced: Production numbers are not published. Experience showed that they vary from 1 to 15. If you are not certain use the "Estimated" disclaimer.
Ratio: Leave empty.
Made in: Leave empty or add the location of the production model.
Reference #: Leave empty (the production model has a reference but not the prototypes).
UPC code: Leave empty.
Scale: Leave empty.
Depicts: Find the right character.
Material: Is preset to PVC/Vinyl which should be correct.
Color: Select the color/s.
Features: Select if any.
Number of Points of Articulation: Generally leave empty.
Accessories: Select if any.
Blind Packaging: No.
Packaging Language: Leave empty.
Figure Height: Enter. You can leave the other dimensions empty.
Related Subjects: Generally leave empty.
Description: Add any other interesting information such as any known distribution of the item such as “was handed out on Fundays 2018 and 3 more were given away on give-aways on Funko’s Facebook page in October 2018” or “Initially sold by Galaxy Toys on February 2019”. Please add links as backup on the page.