Childhood Vintage collection Valuation.

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Re: Childhood Vintage collection Valuation.

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The Fett looks like a UK catalogue piece - KAYS catalogue judging by the reference on the label. Don't worry about the gun missing, it's one of the pieces you can pick up separately if it's missing - normally about £20-25.

The box and figure look to be in really good shape, plus it has the yellow insert. Do you have the 2 instruction sheets that go with it? Check inside between the box and insert, they might still be in there.

An example like this has not been sold for a while - 12 months ago they were fetching £300 all day long - I would hazard a guess that has gone up, so maybe £350.

If you've got any doubts then keep it - you can only sell it once and then it's gone for good. Most of us here would give our right arms for our childhood collection. You've got the making of an awesome collection there, I'd be keeping it but if you were to sell then start thinking about a nice holiday...
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I don’t think anybody can give you a very accurate estimate as it’s impossIble to tell. That said I’d be amazed if you didn’t have £1500-2000 there.

If I were you I’d be patient and take your time whatever you decide to do. Much better to photograph stuff individually so we can get a good look at condition - but you might have some gems hidden away that would be a shame not to identify before selling them on in a job lot etc

Time consuming but extra photos always useful when it comes to sales. Like you did with the fett - you will get much better advice from the experts on here. price stickers, posters, box inserts can all add value.

Like others have said, think long and hard about selling. I reckon a lot of chaps on here would trade their entire collections to have their own original toys back.
I’d keep them all, but at the very least I’d keep some of them! Probably the figures as they don’t take up too much space.

Good luck!
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Re: Childhood Vintage collection Valuation.

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Hi all,

After much thinking and questioning myself, I am ready to start selling some of my collection.

Can anyone tell me how much i should be asking for the large Boba Fett and the talking R2-D2.

Also which Facebook group would you guys reccomend for selling Etc. or should i just stick with the forum?
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Re: Childhood Vintage collection Valuation.

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All of the advice I've read here is really good !

Not too sure about the two you've mentioned you want valuations for (as I don't collect those so don't look out for the prices).

Still I'd be surprised if I got much change from a grand for both of those you mentioned (if complete and in good order) . Will be interested to hear how far out I am. Every day a school day :lol:

Good luck whatever you decide to do !
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peter_cook2 wrote:
Sun Mar 14, 2021 12:10 pm
Hi all,

After much thinking and questioning myself, I am ready to start selling some of my collection.

Can anyone tell me how much i should be asking for the large Boba Fett and the talking R2-D2.

Also which Facebook group would you guys reccomend for selling Etc. or should i just stick with the forum?
Prices have sky-rocketed since you first posted this so hanging on for a couple of years has really stood you in good stead.

It would be great to see this stuff listed for sale on the forum as this is where you came to for help, but the best groups for selling are Jabba's Court, Echo Base and for Palitoy items check out the Star Wars Palitoy Collector group.

Use ebay sold listins as a guide but for the rarer stuff go for an auction and let it find it's current value.
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Re: Childhood Vintage collection Valuation.

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Thanks Guys,

I'm going to sell some of the collection separately so i can go through it a piece at a time. I have somebody that i have sold to before and trust that i will be offering it to first. If we cannot come to an agreement I will list some pieces on the forum.

Peter.
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