what would a collector give for this item?

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  1. orphyx

    orphyx Member

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    what are you worth?

    worst forum ever.

    please enter the amount of money you would give for yourself
     
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    Damn dude, take a joke.

    We're all collectors here, and that's what we feel we want to pay :D .

    The truth is, most people don't really look favourable on AFA-graded stuff (or more accurately, the prices most sellers think they can command for them). There are a select few willing to shell out the dough for such merchandise, but good luck finding them.

    Remember, on the secondary market, items are only worth what people are actually willing to pay. You can post it up at $2000 because "OMG, Mint! Vintage! AFA!", but I can guarantee it won't move fast.
     
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    well thats not what ebay is telling me
     
  8. mx-01 archon

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    Are you looking at what eBay sellers are charging, or what people have payed?

    How many are finished auctions?

    The eBay crowd may be different, but the general concensus on the boards for AFA goods is usually "Wow, minty...*drool*...$10,000?!! LOL".
     
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    brr-icy G1 Collector

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    this^ finished auctions are the way to tell what something is worth, not auction prices
     
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    process Hanlon's razor Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    One shiny mint toy in a plastic prison or an entire collection? Please.
     
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    Less than an hour and you're already pulling the photo and throwing a tantrum?
     
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    Naw. Pretty typical among most forums I've seen. If you ask a question be prepared to get some answers you don't like.
     
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    I'm only guessing, but was the original question what would collector's pay for an AFA graded Laserbeak? Honestly, I'd pay $5 at the absolute most. Seriously, AFA means absolutely nothing to me. I'd pay $10 for the same Laserbeak if it wasn't AFA graded. The extra five bucks would be worth not having to deal with that platic box.
     
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    Now I am curious. What was it?
     
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    This, I don't really know what to put for self-worth :p 
     
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    Lawl...I heart threads like this. They really brighten my day.
     
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    It was an ultra rare AFA-graded MOSC G1 Laserbeak (or Buzzsaw, I always get them mixed up), IIRC.

    Concerning the original item, for AFA graded, I'd pay absolutely nothing; AFA is just a huge scam.
     
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  18. SharkyMcShark

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    For an AFA graded Laserbeak: 50 cents?

    Myself: 2 bob and a stick of wrigglies should do the trick
     
  19. SharkyMcShark

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    For an AFA graded Laserbeak: 50 cents?

    Myself: 2 bob and a stick of wrigglies should do the trick
     
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