About how much do boxes go for?

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  1. Onslaught24

    Onslaught24 smash that mf Report button Moderator News Staff

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    I'm considering selling my collection of TF boxes/packaging and I was wondering how much I could get for them? I don't have any pictures right now and I know that makes it hard to judge but I'm just looking for an approximation. Most of, if not all, my boxes/packaging have the instructions, plastic inserts, and everything else. Only thing is, they're all opened. I have around 40 I wanna sell.
     
  2. Superquad7

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    It certainly depends on the boxes in question. Vintage G1 boxes average around $25-40 each, depending upon condition and completeness, with rarer ones going for more. Modern packaging doesn't do nearly as well. I can't see pricing much retail release stuff more than $5-10 each, and that would be "pristine" at that.
     
  3. Autobot X

    Autobot X Too broke for 3P and MP.

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    Shoot. Even at that, I could probably part with some stuff and buy new toys. :) 
     
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    Except for maybe a few super rare releases, I can't see many modern boxes being worth your effort to sell them. G1 is pretty much the only boxes worth anything.
     
  5. LegendAntihero

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    I wouldn't pay a dime for packaging. I just got rid of 100+ boxes I had last year. The only siutation I see the boxes being worse something is if you include the opened figures.
     
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    anything G1 in relatively "good" shape would net more than your average modern-era box/packaging, for obvious reasons.

    I'm pretty sure an in-tact, and good condition G1 Fortress Maximus box commands a high price, but this is probably the rare exception.
     
  7. halfaway

    halfaway Did you think you were cool?

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    boxes still don't go for as much as buckets do
     
  8. Onslaught24

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    Thanks guys. I'll have to look again at what I have. There are a few ones I do wanna keep like my SDCC and G2 Bruticus boxes as well as anything 3rd party but everything else is more or less standard retail. I do have a G1 Reissue Jazz box that's empty but that's all I have for G1 besides my Bruticus box with everything. And that's staying.
     
  9. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 Oh no he's got to go! go go my budget!

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    Modern stuff , you may as well give away or throw away as your only gonna break even in the best case scenario.
     
  10. Maetel

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    heh modern stuff, $1 for lot, $15 for shipping, now you owe ebay/payal $1.75. just throw them in the dump
     
  11. Nutimus Prime

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    I like to have packaging with bios and tech specs for my daughter now that she's of reading age. Cardbacks in particular for a binder but mostly for stuff we own so she has info to go with the toy.

    But then my kid side comes through and says let her make up her own story, use her imagination, etc. It's a vicious cycle. :lol 
     

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