Snaketibe wrote:Yes, but you're forgetting that the one priced at £600 has been graded, and therefore is worth much more than the £170 one because Billy Expert has stuck a sticker inside a perspex case declaring his opinion about it!
Cazza wrote:There are shed loads of these ROTJ Stormies around at the mo, after the auction last month. Can't remember exactly how many were sold, but must've been a couple of shipping cases.
Cazza wrote:It was Hanson's https://www.the-saleroom.com/en-gb/auct ... 8100e11db1
Pomse2001 wrote:I will never understand why graded stuff is more expensive
theforceuk wrote:Pomse2001 wrote:I will never understand why graded stuff is more expensive
It’s because grading is so expensive, a dealer will look for ungraded stuff, spend £50 getting it grading and then demand an extra £100 - £200 for the item depending on the grade it gets. Even more for the high ticket price stuff like Boba Fett and 12 backs. The collectors that only collect graded stuff will spend what they have to as well.
There is no doubt grading has played a part in the huge price increase in the last 10 years. But like I said before, it’s what collectors want, otherwise the grading company’s wouldn’t still be thriving.
AFA are increasing prices soon as well.
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