Got $66K?

Discussion in 'Transformers On Ebay' started by jessecuster, Oct 15, 2008.

  1. jessecuster

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  2. Joe Moore

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    For 886 figures, the asking price comes down to about $75 per figure. A fairly good deal when taken into that context.
     
  3. DeathStorm

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    This has been listed before. He's not getting what he wants so he keeps relisting.

    The price is fair, but if he actually wants to make money he would have to take the time to split the collection. Even with a group of collectors combined, who has that kind of money to spend?
     
  4. shibamura_prime

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    At least he isn't asking a million for it.
     
  5. DeathStorm

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    Oh gawd, I forgot about that auction. But she was going to donate some of it to charity, remember? Like that would have really happenned.

    I wonder what happenned to those toys?
     
  6. shibamura_prime

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    I think someone ended up talking her into a more "reasonable" selling price, or she split it up into smaller lots if I remember right. I'm pretty sure they ended up selling one way or another.
     
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    LOL! Do you have a link to that auction? I'd like to see it for myself.
     
  8. Satomiblood

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    At first glance, it's ridiculous, but when you break it down by figure like Joe Moore said, it's not a bad deal.
     
  9. blahduh

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  11. RoboticPlanet

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    This guy, eBay Seller: raviscollectables: Toys Hobbies, Video Games items on eBay.com , apparently took out a mortgage on his home, so the story goes, to pay for the collection. He's still listing and sometimes selling off pieces. The ones from the $1M collection are identifiable by being boxed and WAAAAAAAAAYYYYYYY overpriced in his story.
     
  12. cromagnus

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    There is no way that collection is worth $66.000. The first time he listed it the auction ended at somewhere around $50,000. Now that it is listed again it is obvious the seller is shill bidding up his own auctions. if the 50,000 offer were legitimate I assume he would have taken it because that about 25,000 more than that collection is worth. Most of his sealed stuff isn't that rare besides whirl, and the MIB items all can be found on Ebay pretty easily. If this guy wasn't trying to rip some one off; and really wanted to sell this in a legitimate business type manner, He would be selling these individually on Ebay and could easily unload this collection one at a time. Does this guy watch the news? Does he not know about the economy? well we know he watches FOX news so that should tell you something.
    i bet we'll be seeing this auction over and over again.
    If the person who won his auction the first time had zero feedback why did he let him bid in the first place?
     
  13. knook

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  14. Easterling Capt

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    the collection is worth 66k. just the G1 sold seperatly would probbaly reach that high.most stuff is sealed or MIB

    and MIB with their original bubbles and such are getting harder and harder to find.
     
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    Do you even know what you're talking about?
    Excluding the whole Economy/Fox News mater. He's got the complete G1 Collection. Not only that, most come with boxes. sealed and AFA Graded no less. The AFA Graded ones would sell for at least $6-9000-ish dollars. And seeing as how he's been a seller on eBay for ten years with 100% feedback I doubt he'd try to rip anyone off.
    He's got Mail-Away's, Exclusives, Sealed Gift-set's.Even with the steepness of the price, it's all actually underpriced, as Joe Moore said. $74.5 for each fig is an excellent price and in no way overpriced.

    /rant over
     
  16. blahduh

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    Did I read something wrong? Out of the 880 figures, only 292 of them are in MISB/MIB/MOSC conditions. That means you get 880 - 292 = 588 figures in loose or whatever condition. And it's not just g1, it contains toys from other lines as well.

    Did a rough calculation, out of those 292 boxed, around 44 are g1 MOSC, 93 are g1 MISB(Out of those, 5 are AFAed, one 60, three 70, and one 75(bombshell), and 26 of them have tape issue)
     
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    AFA 60? Why bother?
    The highlight is a sealed bluestreak?
    I'd be more than happy to eat my words when this auction is over.
    Personally I'm a little tired of seeing mediocre condition items go for ridiculous prices on Ebay.
    Why didn't he just give it to the next best offer if his original high bidder was a fake?
     
  18. LordStanley1893

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    He did he explains this in his Q & A section, the 2nd buyer had also backed out.
     
  19. ROCK_LEE

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    It is way overpriced. 6-9k for an afa piece? most of his afa pieces would fetch around 500$ or so at most. 74.95$ for each is not cheap if you consider the loose beast wars figures and the carded beast wars figures not even worth 10$. Not to mention the smaller g1 figures and micromaster teams.
     
  20. Backstop

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    now now you are right, but be nice :)  Yes many things are not worth jack so I agree w/ this
     

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