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Post Posted: Fri Sep 07, 2012 9:57 am 
 

I've got a 5th printing white box set, plus all the supplements and a 3rd edition Chainmail booklet. It's all in really good condition, light wear on the box obviously... probably between very good and fine for all of the items. Any thoughts on what the whole lot would sell for? Or should I sell them individually? Based on the estimated prices on the site here, I figure I'm looking at roughly $350 or so total. If I package them together, could I get $400?



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Post Posted: Fri Sep 07, 2012 10:26 am 
 

You would probably get more selling them individually -- the box set (maybe add Chainmail to it) as one unit, each supplement as it's own. You'd want to capitalize on the fact that collector's want to fill in gaps, and they're the ones to pay more for what they don't already have... resellers want to pay little and get it all at once.  So, two different markets, and a lot focuses on the second category, so you nearly always end up getting less than you could have by going for the former.

It is "possible" to get ridiculous amounts. Supplements on their own tend to do pretty well, if good pictures are provided, excellent descriptions -- you could get $200 or so from them alone, but you might also not. Auctions are like that.


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Post Posted: Fri Sep 07, 2012 10:33 am 
 

I think $350 total PLUS is very likely if you sell every item seperately... depends on your auctions bidder action.
(The complete box set being ONE item)

Chainmails 3rd Editions can sell from $25 - $75.
Mint in the SW they have gone for much more...
I have no idea why the huge spread, but any amount between those is possible.
What printing of the 3rd edition is yours?

Other supplements can go for $20-$50, depending on printings and conditions.
If you have all four and in good condition, then $100 total plus is all but a guarantee.
Earlier printings will sell for more... minty first prints can sell for twice as much.

As for the White Box.
I have recently seen a 3rd print (Woodie) sell for just under $500 (Of course it was a BIN and the seller seemingly had no clue as to value).
If yours was in Mint (Box) and Mint (Contents) I could see around $250-$300 if a bidding war happened.
Do not pay attention to the BINs of those sets that are priced at $450 and higher... they wont sell unless to a newbie.


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Post Posted: Fri Sep 07, 2012 11:32 am 
 

You should get (at least) $25 per supplement (x5 @ $125), and another $150 - $200 for the 5th print boxed set.

The white boxes are going for stupid crazy these days...


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Post Posted: Fri Sep 07, 2012 9:03 pm 
 

Gnat the Beggar wrote:(Of course it was a BIN and the seller seemingly had no clue as to value)


What does BIN stand for, asking from a NEwbie point of view?  :oops:

  

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Post Posted: Fri Sep 07, 2012 9:06 pm 
 

cabala wrote:
Gnat the Beggar wrote:(Of course it was a BIN and the seller seemingly had no clue as to value)


What does BIN stand for, asking from a NEwbie point of view?  :oops:


The "Buy it Now" option on eBay.


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Post Posted: Fri Sep 07, 2012 9:25 pm 
 

DOH! I came up with some other good acronyms while thinking about it though.

  
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