Current prices for a "minty" loose set

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Current prices for a "minty" loose set

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Hello chaps, been a while!

Just wondering how much a full loose set in good condition would cost, looking to complete mine, as I've started a new job with decent pay I can start collecting again. (Here we go....)

Cheers

Oh, happy new year!

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At a guess i'd say about between £4k - £5k

Can't believe iv'e just typed that! :shock:
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subzero wrote:At a guess i'd say about between £4k - £5k

Can't believe iv'e just typed that! :shock:
Oh f..k.... :shock:
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tundra9 wrote:
subzero wrote:At a guess i'd say about between £4k - £5k

Can't believe iv'e just typed that! :shock:
Oh f..k.... :shock:
Minty condition prices are quite high, everyone is after them unfortunately.

And most figures though you'd be looking at around £15 - £30 complete and mint, but it's all the other ones that very quickly jump up the overall price of your collection, like a lot of the last 17 and also some first 12 can be expensive in mint cond.
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If you take your time and put in a bit of research you’ll find you can cut the costs considerably. For example I picked up Leia Organa in near mint condition for £58 but mostly she’s selling at £90 - £120 like that.

But if you can’t wait and you’re buying mint at the current costs 4K - 4.5K is a good estimate from subzero.
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TheJabbaWookie wrote:For example I picked up Leia Organa in near mint condition for £58.
Wow that's a great price! 8)
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TheJabbaWookie wrote:If you take your time and put in a bit of research you’ll find you can cut the costs considerably. For example I picked up Leia Organa in near mint condition for £58 but mostly she’s selling at £90 - £120 like that.

But if you can’t wait and you’re buying mint at the current costs 4K - 4.5K is a good estimate from subzero.
I completely agree - focus, patience and a keen eye can get you some real bargains.
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Several months back I managed to pick up 3PO fixed limbs, R2 solid dome, and Death Star Droid all for £50 off ebay in 1 lot, and all 3 figures were mint!!

And the other week I picked up a mint A-Wing pilot with black POTF blaster for £80, the blaster alone goes for more than that.

The deals are out there with some patience and luck.
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subzero wrote:Several months back I managed to pick up 3PO fixed limbs, R2 solid dome, and Death Star Droid all for £50 off ebay in 1 lot, and all 3 figures were mint!!

And the other week I picked up a mint A-Wing pilot with black POTF blaster for £80, the blaster alone goes for more than that.

The deals are out there with some patience and luck.
I remember that one, you said something like buy 2 get 1 free
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TheJabbaWookie wrote:
subzero wrote:Several months back I managed to pick up 3PO fixed limbs, R2 solid dome, and Death Star Droid all for £50 off ebay in 1 lot, and all 3 figures were mint!!

And the other week I picked up a mint A-Wing pilot with black POTF blaster for £80, the blaster alone goes for more than that.

The deals are out there with some patience and luck.
I remember that one, you said something like buy 2 get 1 free
I think it was buy 1 get 2 free :) especially in today's ebay prices anyway, probably the best deal iv'e had so far.
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Good to have you back, Jorn. :)
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Glad to hear bargains still can be found :)
Capetown wrote:Good to have you back, Jorn. :)
Thanks you, will have to see if it'll be good for my wallet though :p
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tundra9 wrote:Glad to hear bargains still can be found :)
Capetown wrote:Good to have you back, Jorn. :)
Thanks you, will have to see if it'll be good for my wallet though :p
I expect it won't be!! :lol:
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Capetown wrote:
tundra9 wrote:Glad to hear bargains still can be found :)
Capetown wrote:Good to have you back, Jorn. :)
Thanks you, will have to see if it'll be good for my wallet though :p
I expect it won't be!! :lol:
My wallet can confirm, your wallet will be fucked! :lol:
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Welcome back Jorn happy New Year.
Patience is the key, but prices are silly!

Good to have you back, don't forget to update the artistic thread with any of your fantastic carving :wink:
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