Animated Toy Value

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by HeroicC300, Sep 26, 2011.

  1. HeroicC300

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    Okay, so I'm selling my Transformers to help the family with some financial issues. How much would I get if I sold my Animated toys?
    The toys I have:
    Arcee
    Blackarachnia
    Blitzwing
    Blurr
    Jazz
    Blazing Lockdown
    Optimus Prime
    Rodimus Prime
    Swindle (one of his upper arms joints got broken and lost though)

    All are complete, though Blitzwing's faces are a tad misalinged. They were assembled that way.

    How much would I get for them?
     
  2. Deceptigtar

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    probably 50 if that really. i just sold a lot on ebay with a bunch of animated and movie that were 14 figues, loose and complete and only got 60 for them all, and that even included leader animated megs.
     
  3. wildfly

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    DG about summed it up. Unless you are talking botcon toys animated toys are generally struggling to even get original retail price these days.
     
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    Not worth much to me right now.
     
  5. HeroicC300

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    Thanks for the advice.
     
  6. Boy Blunder

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    I just sold a few Animated toys on eBay, and actually, they traded for pretty decent. The two on-card ones (Oil Slick and Rodimus Minor) went for more than retail, and the loose ones (Blackarachnia and Prowl) actually jumped beyond their original retail - strange, since so many BAs are priced to move at around $2-$5 MOSC.

    The only disappointment was Snarl/Slag, but mostly because he kind of shelfwarmed a bit as it was. I'd say just go through Junkion Exchange and eBay, and see what people are actually buying/bidding on as a rough estimate. Arcee, at least, should make back what you spent on her, depending.
     
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    Arcee's got some value, I paid $20 and was happy about it.
     
  8. HeroicC300

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    I'll talk to my dad tomorrow, and see how I should group them.
    I'm thinking Arcee/Rodimus/Blurr, Lockdown/Blitzwing/Blackarachnia and Jazz/Optimus.
     
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    If you are going to group them up I would suggest putting a very desired figure in with lesser desired figures.

    It will help you move the lesser wanted figures more quickly.
     
  10. Boy Blunder

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    Seconded. Specifically, you might want to consider grouping Arcee with Blackarachnia, and Rodimus with Blitzwing. The other four would make a nice group of their own, but all would probably sell separately for pretty decent.

    Or you could just group them in one lot and see what happens.
     
  11. Satomiblood

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    I would piecemeal Swindle for parts since he's already damaged. That leaves you with eight figures that you can split into two lots of four. I would have Rodimus headline one lot while Arcee headlined the other. If I may ask, which version of Prime do you have? If it's the Voyager, I'd dump it into the Arcee pool. If it's a deluxe, I'd leave it with Rodimus.

    Arcee
    Jazz
    Blurr
    Blazing Lockdown

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    Rodimus Prime
    Optimus Prime
    Blackarachnia
    Blitzwing
     
  12. HeroicC300

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    Deluxe Cybertronian.

    That works.