MIB Auto Cassette DAIRU on ebay

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  1. metrotitan

    metrotitan Well-Known Member

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  2. megamus

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    Yeah and the seller also put up the other cassette Zauru. Wish I had the cash as they are the last two I need.....
     
  3. cobra zartan

    cobra zartan Think's He's a Detective.

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    Way over priced as usual. Hardest to find but not worth that price.
     
  4. Tirade

    Tirade Hate Plague Autobot

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    Hmmm, he's not going to get much action, IMHO. He needs to have an option for "Best Offer." That would at least make it seem like he's willing to negotiate. For that price, you would almost want a MISB one.
     
  5. rework

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    That's debatable. They have sold for higher in the past. Though I think those were in better condition.

    BTW, why is the title of this thead "MIB" DAIRU? The seller doesn't call it that, and it is obviously far from mint.
     
  6. Tirade

    Tirade Hate Plague Autobot

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    Problem is finding a sales history for the item. Of course if someone is desperate enough, the seller will sell it for that price. That is the luxury of selling a rare item.
     
  7. rework

    rework The Voice of Experience

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    "Desperate" is a little judgemental there. How about "if someone wants it enough"?

    Anyone recall the last time a pair of these were available on Ebay at all? I don't. But about a year ago a pair of the more common two sold for around his asking price in a little better condition.
     
  8. Tirade

    Tirade Hate Plague Autobot

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    I think desperate would be accurate for that price. If you are looking for them, you probably are aware they will cost a pretty penny. So the prospective buyer is already prepared to shell out some big money. If you can't even remember the last one on eBay, that's a good indicator that someone will probably pull the trigger. He or she is probably thinking that this particular dino cassette might not reappear for several years down the road. So I think the word desperate probably fits the bill.
     
  9. ANONYMOUS

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    A set of all four boxed sold last week for $6100.


    Transformers Takara C124 Zauru MISB Vintage - xinfei163 - eBay (item 400132224806 end time Jun-28-10 01:45:42 PDT)

    Transformers Takara C123 Dairu MIB Vintage - xinfei163 - eBay (item 170506183531 end time Jun-28-10 01:45:28 PDT)

    Transformers Takara C122 Noizu MIB Vintage - xinfei163 - eBay (item 400132223649 end time Jun-28-10 01:45:14 PDT)

    Transformers Takara C121 Gurafi MIB Vintage - xinfei163 - eBay (item 400132224305 end time Jun-28-10 01:45:00 PDT)

    Prior to that a set sold back in May for around $3600

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=140400780633

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=140400780287

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=140400779940

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=140400780114

    Those auctions definitely make these look like bargains:thumbs2: 
     
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    rework The Voice of Experience

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    Well, he only paid $4 for the toys... The rest was shipping!

    Can't believe the seller slipped that one past Ebay... That's a lot of fees avoided.
     
  12. Tirade

    Tirade Hate Plague Autobot

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    Interesting. Glad to see there are some points of reference. Just goes to show I haven't been looking into the japanese cassette market (thank god).

    EDIT: Man, clever way to avoid eBay fees too. That is creative. $1600 for a boxed Dairu? Goodness. That $800 does look like a bargain.
     
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    that think is way over priced it looks beat to shit
     
  14. ams

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    Ebay:
    They're still available; I'd like to avoid listing them on eBay. If I do put them up, it'll be $6500 to cover the eBay/Paypal doubledip.

    As I mentioned to all the folks who expressed interest, I can do payment plans over 2-3 months. I'm not desperate to move them - perfectly content to wait for the right buyer.

    And hey, they're going to be on TV soon! :lol 
     
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    Actually, the Ebay fees aren't quite that much. Right now they are offering free listings and the final value fee caps out at $50. The Paypal fees would be the big chunk at close to $200.
     
  16. godbomber

    godbomber Henkei != Hentai

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    Heck, I thought he just relisted them so he could have a pseudo-private auction with that one buyer. Never occurred to me that you could avoid ebay fees that way.
     
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    Didn't the last one sell for $1,400?
     
  18. cobra zartan

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    People are batshit insane lol. I paid less the asking price on dairu for my entire set of dinotapes. I am really considering selling the four of mine and just buying the knockoffs when they comeout
     
  19. metrotitan

    metrotitan Well-Known Member

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    I didn't see what the last one sold for, but for Dairu complete w/box in decent to good condition, the asking price of less than $1,000 struck me as sort of a bargain.
     
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    When did you buy them? I think the price on these has gone up quite a bit over the past couple years. I agree with your sentiment to sell them. If I had any transformer worth $1,000 or more, I'd be selling it with the quickness.
     

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