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Post Posted: Sun Feb 05, 2012 4:51 pm 
 

I'm sure there was a thread or discussion somewhere, but I cant find it around...
Anyway, I've finally found my old minis from BitD after being able to gain access to the former marital and dig them out.

Anyway, there are lots there, but the main ones I've just fired onto a new photobucket album and thought I'd see if theres a market still??

http://s1151.photobucket.com/albums/o624/chalky131313/

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Post Posted: Sun Feb 05, 2012 10:56 pm 
 

They should sell well.  Dragons, demons and giants can all sell for $20.00 or so each if not painted ever or painted well.  Poorly painted and/or glued minis can often reduce the price.  I have no experience selling any of these minis, so I am just going by similar minis I've sold.  Good pictures make a difference quite often in the sales price and make sure you put "Citadel" in the title.  I hope that helps.  8)


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Post Posted: Mon Feb 06, 2012 1:47 am 
 

Yes, they should sell well.  There is a big market in collecting old citadel miniatures. As with everything the price depends on the exact item in terms or rarity and on condition.  The giant and dragon should sell well. I would advise you to strip the paint before selling, unpainted or stripped items generally fetch more.

  


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Post Posted: Mon Feb 06, 2012 2:40 am 
 

Thanks guys. Any advice on the best/easiest thing to use for stripping the paint of without damaging the mini?


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Post Posted: Mon Feb 06, 2012 4:46 pm 
 

My favorite paint strippers are Super Clean and Simple Green. Super Clean used to be called Castrol Super Clean, and it works great. Soak your minis for a day, and then use an old toothbrush to clean off the old paint. Works like a charm! Works on both metal and plastic.

You can stop by the Citadel Minis Wiki if you need help IDing a particular mini:

http://www.collecting-citadel-miniature ... /Main_Page

And if you have questions about rarity, demand, etc, the Citadel Yahoo group is always a good resource:

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Collectin ... iniatures/

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Post Posted: Mon Feb 06, 2012 10:11 pm 
 

TollHouseGolem wrote:My favorite paint strippers are Super Clean and Simple Green. Super Clean used to be called Castrol Super Clean, and it works great. Soak your minis for a day, and then use an old toothbrush to clean off the old paint. Works like a charm! Works on both metal and plastic.

You can stop by the Citadel Minis Wiki if you need help IDing a particular mini:

http://www.collecting-citadel-miniature ... /Main_Page

And if you have questions about rarity, demand, etc, the Citadel Yahoo group is always a good resource:

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Collectin ... iniatures/

Good luck!


I vote for Simple Green, but I soak them for about a week.  The old paint just falls off in most cases.  An old toothbrush helps get the remaining paint bits out of the cracks.  I hate paint in my crack...but I digress.  Good luck!   :)


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Post Posted: Tue Feb 07, 2012 1:34 am 
 

Again, another vote for Simple Green. It isn't readily available in the UK but can be obtained direct.

  


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Post Posted: Tue Feb 07, 2012 3:03 am 
 

Thanks for the advi and the links guys!


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