A fair price for Windchargers

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  1. Kuma Style

    Kuma Style Toy Photography TFW2005 Supporter

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    As the title says, what do you guys think is a fair price for Windcharger?

    I've noticed that there's tolerance for things like the FP sets going up in price when they're outta' production with the secondary market, so, with this figure being as rare an undistributed as it is, what do you guys think a person who IS trying to make a profit off of these would be?

    And no, I'm not talking for myself. I don't even have a windcharger yet, let alone multiples to sell.
     
  2. lars573

    lars573 Well-Known Member

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    Fair would be your cost plus 20-30%.
     
  3. jerryitus

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    Normally I say doubling the price is strictly for scalpers, but in this case we're talking about a no-retail-release-in-USA situation. I'd say $20 would be an extremely fair "buddy" price at this point, but sadly I doubt I'm going to be able to find anyone to sell me one for anywhere close to $20 when they are going for 3x that much on ebay.

    So...if you have one for sale for $20, shoot me a PM.
     
  4. Auto Morph

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    REALLY???

    I'm on eBay UK a lot and they usually seem to go for around £20 tops, which would be about 30 bucks (non-charity auctions, of course).
     
  5. BlackzaraK

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    there isn't a fair price on anything these days. The way I see it depends how much your willing to spend on wimdcharger or any another Rare item, just like lucky draws the value depends on the person buying the item if you feal comfortable with the price buy it (thats what I do)
     
  6. barrelks

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    I know the two I got from Canada ended up costing about $30 for the pair. $10+tax x2 for the figures, $7.50 shipping on the pair (add in exchange rate/paypal fees). Split the pair with a local ($15 each), but I would honestly consider $25 or even $30 a fair price (if you arn't hooking up your local buddies) depending on where you are in the chain. I have my cousin looking for me, but don't really want him to go out of his way.
     
  7. ninety

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    As well as the charity auctions (see sig), I've sent a few to US TFW'ers for $19.50 shipped.

    Edit: Im out of Windchargers, please no more PM's!
     
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  8. Matty

    Matty @StayingInTheBox Moderator News Staff

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    Right now, I wouldn't pay more than $20 for it. I want the figure, but it's not worth the Ebay prices to me.
     
  9. AutoBobby

    AutoBobby The Collector

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    For me,considering it's a Scout Class figure,anything over $20.00 is too much.I would like to get one,but there's no way I'm overpaying for one just to say that I have a Windcharger.I can find other figures to spend my money on.
     
  10. jestermon

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    Patience and Ross will be our salvation.
     
  11. 46+2

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    Not $42.
     
  12. x BlackMagnus x

    x BlackMagnus x Is not impressed

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    This thread is gonna end well...
     
  13. The Crow

    The Crow ARK BUILDER!!

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    I got mine for $20 shipped from a member here from Canada. Looking around ebay and other places that for me was a very good deal.
     
  14. exomega255

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    Fair is what is deemed reasonable for both the seller and the buyer. "Fair" is a relative term within collector's item. What's worth it to you, isn't worth it to someone else.

    You are asking a question that does not really have a black and white answer.

    I got my for 7.99.
     
  15. smokey420

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    I paid 34 dollars shipped for 2 Windchargers, I thought that was great, thanks John.
     
  16. seali_me

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    cost price and gas money. + shipping

    there was buy 1 get the other half price on these btw... zellers.
     
  17. CVprowl

    CVprowl FREEDOM FIGHTER

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    i dont want it enough to pay above retail, so there.
     
  18. megatroptimus

    megatroptimus Translatorminator

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    Yeah, but not all Windchargers got bought during that sale... Actually, very few have surfaced at retail in Quebec so far. I spotted the very first one back in December and I've only seen 3 more since (2 at W-M and 1 at Zellers).
     
  19. CVprowl

    CVprowl FREEDOM FIGHTER

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    this^^^
     
  20. seali_me

    seali_me Well-Known Member

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    you're right but more windchargers showed up during that time than any other. that's how i found mine and two others. from zellers last week.

    that dozen you found last week at maxi but are overpriced as usual since its maxi. lol
     

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