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Post Posted: Tue Mar 09, 2010 5:39 pm 
 

I will say that the market seems considerable down from where it was say a year ago.


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Free shipping and an atlas.  8O  Yeah it's loose and painted... but still.

The winner put in a bunch of bids at the end, must be some type of anti-snipe strategy or he was expecting it to skyrocket.

  

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Post Posted: Tue Mar 09, 2010 9:23 pm 
 

There are several very active Ral Partha resellers who seem to snap up as many 11-series minis as they can get their hands on, and then relist them at what I consider outrageous prices. Maybe if they sell a few here and there at their high prices it works well for their bottom line in the end?

But yeah, the market is down at the moment, and plenty of good bargains can be had. If you are looking to sell right away, don't expect a huge return. You should do OK, though, so don't be too discouraged.


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Post Posted: Tue Mar 09, 2010 9:33 pm 
 

The main thing I was wondering is if they were simply worth like $5 or if they are more like 10-20.

I guess I might hold on to them for a while, they are in the packets still sealed so they should be fine, and I am not sure but I would think that having them in their original packets would help.

For finding a bag of minis that I had no idea about makes me pretty happy, even if they are only $10 average, that would still be $170.

Anyways, if any of you guys see any of the minis I have up for sale please let me know what the price is around, I don't want to put them up for sale and have them sell at $5 if they are worth more.

  


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Post Posted: Thu Mar 11, 2010 8:41 pm 
 

jasonxfri13 wrote:Anyways, if any of you guys see any of the minis I have up for sale please let me know what the price is around, I don't want to put them up for sale and have them sell at $5 if they are worth more.

they're only worth what someone is willing to pay for them, there is no fixed price. these are estimates from past auctions and should be taken as such, mere guidelines as to what could but not necessarily will be had.


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$256 for Molydeus, a Greater Gelugon, and 14 other demons/devils. I was wondering how high this one would go. Might have even gone higher if the seller had mentioned Molydeus in the title or description.

Anyone know what manufacturer the Geryon is from?


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Post Posted: Mon Mar 15, 2010 4:26 pm 
 

jasonxfri13 wrote:
3 packs of "Lab Work Tables (2)" - Ravenloft
2 packs of "Assorted Life Energizers" - Ravenloft
1 pack of "Zombie Lord & Lackeys - Ravenloft, I did find this one on ebay, I think for like $40
1 pack of "Lord Harcourts Foot Archers (6)" - AD&D
1 pack of "Grey Blossom Unarmored Infantry" - AD&D
1 pack of something called Dragon Quest, it contains 6 miniatures, 2 knights, one with an axe and one with a sword, one dwarf, one rogue, one dual wielding guy, and one mage. The pack does not say anything about what it is, other than the TSR logo.
2 packs of "Iron Lords Dwarf Crossbowmen" - AD&D 2nd edition
1 pack of "Iron Lords Elite Dwarf Guard" - AD&D 2nd edition
1 pack of "Planescape Dretch" - AD&D 2nd edition
1 pack of "Young Dragon of Krynn" - AD&D 2nd edition, I did find this one on ebay for about $30
1 pack of "Fizban" - AD&D 2nd edition, I also found this one on ebay for $45 and $60



I am not sure about your find, but the advice you are getting so far is good.  The two that catch my eye which haven't received comment yet are the the Dretch and Grey Blossum packs.  Demon packs always sell way better than average and should get you $10.00 easily, maybe double or triple that.  I've never actually sold any Grey Blossum packs, but I've had a couple of buyers years back hound me for the things.  I suspect you can get $10.00 to $20.00 for that as well.

As to whether the market is down or not on minis, I personally haven't taken that bad a hit.  I don't sell expensive stuff much anymore except have a very few 15mm and 6mm minis which often sell between $10 and $20 a blister (actually some up for sale right now).  I suspect some of that is that I have been selling minis for years and have a loyal fan base.

The market is what the market is.  If I were you, I'd wait until mid- January to mid-February to sell.  I always get my best prices on sales of any kind then.  Key words I include in my auctions which seem to help the most (when applicable) are: D&D, 25MM, Ral Partha, series 11, and lot.  I'd sell the blisters individually starting/ending on a weekend.  I'd sell half of them one week and half the next week stating that people can combine shipping on both week's wins.  Don't sell to Italy but Spain, France, Japan and UK are usually fine.

Congratulations on your find.  8)


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Post Posted: Fri Mar 19, 2010 1:01 am 
 

Thanks for your reply.

I will take your advice and wait a while to sell them, they shall fuel the next upgrade of my 40k army.

Do you know anything about the Zombie Lord, Fizban, or the Dragon? I saw them on ebay for a lot of money, $30-60, but I am not sure if that was simply overpricing.

  

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Post Posted: Fri Mar 19, 2010 6:55 am 
 

jasonxfri13 wrote:Thanks for your reply.

I will take your advice and wait a while to sell them, they shall fuel the next upgrade of my 40k army.

Do you know anything about the Zombie Lord, Fizban, or the Dragon? I saw them on ebay for a lot of money, $30-60, but I am not sure if that was simply overpricing.


Fizban used to go for $50.00 each, but he appears to have gone down to the $30.00 range for now.  The Dragon should also get about $30.00.  However, as with anything, they could go twice as high or go for half that. I don't know the Zombie Lord prices.  

Frankly, it's a rare day you get top price on everything you sell.  My philosophy is that it's better to have money in the bank than an item that might sell for more and you have to worry about it getting destroyed by fire or taken by thieves.  It ain't money until it's money.  8)


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Post Posted: Sat Mar 20, 2010 4:01 pm 
 

benjoshua wrote:It ain't money until it's money.  8)

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Post Posted: Sat Mar 20, 2010 4:02 pm 
 

benjoshua wrote:It ain't money until it's money.  8)

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Post Posted: Sun Mar 21, 2010 8:05 am 
 

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Ekim Toor wrote:Money makes money and the money that money makes makes more money.


However, my dad always said; "Money is like horse poop.  You spread it all around and it makes life grow, but you put it in a pile and it just raises a stink!"


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Post Posted: Mon Mar 22, 2010 1:53 pm 
 

The 11-series have been unpredictable lately, tending towards the low end. Great for me when I'm buying, not so great if you are selling.

Cyclops for $5.50 - in the past, the giants typically commanded at least $10-15, and this one doesn't show up as often as other giants:


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King Azoun NIB for $5?!?


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Opened but complete Birthright Abominations set went for $77 this morning:


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And on the low end for boxed sets, Denizens of Ravenloft for $22:


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This seller has some 11-series blisters starting at .99 cents, so it will be interesting to see where they end up:

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So if you're selling, and starting at .99, it looks like a crapshoot for a lot of 11-series.


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Post Posted: Tue Mar 30, 2010 3:58 am 
 

Gus Landt wrote:The green was just completed last week. It is scheduled for a June release. I could have some ready and for sale just for NTRPG though...  8)


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Frost Wyrm...is this it? Looks pretty badass to me! Nice sculpt.


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Post Posted: Tue Mar 30, 2010 7:57 am 
 

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Frost Wyrm...is this it? Looks pretty badass to me! Nice sculpt.


It's a shame it's slotta and 28MM.  It does look cool though.


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Post Posted: Mon Apr 26, 2010 10:57 pm 
 

Alot of these personalities have really come down in price.


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