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Post Posted: Tue Dec 04, 2012 10:33 pm 
 

Includes the following:
* Ultimate article index
* Best of Dragon I and II
* Issues 47 and 52 - 241
* Annual 1 ('96)
* Annual 2 ('97)

Inclusions are:
#60: Flight of the Boodles game (punched out, but complete)
#64: Planet Busters game (ibid)
#65: Monsters of Midway game (ibid)
#69: Arrakhar's Wand game (ibid)
#72: File 13 game (ibid)
#77: King of the Table Top game (ibid)
#82: Baton Races of Yaz game (ibid)
#88: Elefant Hunt game (ibid)
#113: "Assemble your own Dragon" still unpunched/untouched
#118: Nibar's Keep game (punched out, but complete)
#125: Clay-o-rama game (not a "counter" type game, but just rules)
#128: King's Table Game (unpunched)
#132: Orc Wars (punched out, but complete)
#145: poster insert
#147: Magnus game (punched out, but complete)
#148: Deck of Many Things (unpunched/complete)
#152: ibid
#166: Dinowars game (unplayed/complete)
#170: DragonKings game (unplayed/complete)
#196: poster insert
#200: special collector cover (holographic image)
#210: Tarokka Card game rules
#219: MISSING CD
#231: MISSING CD

Newer magazines are all in good shape...older ones (say issues <100) are in average shape given their age and use (my brother and I read and used them quite a bit when we were younger).  Some game issues have the rule sections taken out of the magazines, but all original pages are still there to my knowledge.

Interested in getting an idea of a "price to move" as they are just collecting dust now and would rather see them with someone who will enjoy them.  But also don't want to just dump them for nothing if I could get some actual $$$ for the collection as a whole.  Thanks.

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Post Posted: Wed Dec 05, 2012 11:35 am 
 

You have about 35 magazines total...

You should be able to get around $30 - $35 for them.

They're neither rare nor unique unfortunately...

The real pain in the ass is when you sell them on a place like ebay, the shipping cost is going to eat into your proffits.


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Post Posted: Wed Dec 05, 2012 3:30 pm 
 

Sorry, maybe I wasn't clear.  I have 194 magazines.  It's issue 47 and /all/ the issues  from issue 52 to issue 241, then including the 2 Annuals and the 2 "Best of" issues.  So if you think shipping for 35 magazines would be an issue, think about shipping almost 200 of them :-).

Good news is that they'll ship media rate...but I agree that its still alot (but buyer pays shipping, at least in my book, so I don't see this as a problem...just as a deterrant to how much people would be willing to pay for the collection).

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Invincible Overlord wrote:You have about 35 magazines total...

You should be able to get around $30 - $35 for them.

They're neither rare nor unique unfortunately...

The real pain in the ass is when you sell them on a place like ebay, the shipping cost is going to eat into your proffits.

  

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Post Posted: Thu Dec 06, 2012 9:51 am 
 

kbernatz wrote:Sorry, maybe I wasn't clear.  I have 194 magazines.  It's issue 47 and /all/ the issues  from issue 52 to issue 241, then including the 2 Annuals and the 2 "Best of" issues.  So if you think shipping for 35 magazines would be an issue, think about shipping almost 200 of them :-).

Good news is that they'll ship media rate...but I agree that its still alot (but buyer pays shipping, at least in my book, so I don't see this as a problem...just as a deterrant to how much people would be willing to pay for the collection).

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Invincible Overlord wrote:You have about 35 magazines total...

You should be able to get around $30 - $35 for them.

They're neither rare nor unique unfortunately...

The real pain in the ass is when you sell them on a place like ebay, the shipping cost is going to eat into your proffits.



Sales for this kind of item are really better handled locally, perhaps through Craigslist.  Even at media mail, the cost for shipping this will be nigh close to cost prohibitive. Post #100 issues are close to worthless, selling wise, so it's hard to get people to spend more than 25 cents each for these in bulk.  

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Post Posted: Thu Dec 06, 2012 10:25 am 
 

Ok, that makes sense...
Sounds like it might be better to break them up into smaller, more "shipping friendly" lots...with the post 100 magazines not expected to get much.  Good idea on Craigslist, though...that makes alot of sense.

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Post Posted: Thu Dec 06, 2012 8:50 pm 
 

K,
I would suggest you sell the issues from around 60 and down individually. They are generally more sought after and sometimes they will surprise you in an auction.


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Post Posted: Thu Dec 06, 2012 10:52 pm 
 

Makes sense....though part of my desire to part with them is to see them go someplace where they'll be used, versus trying to make the most $$$.  So I'd hate to sell 150 of them, only to have a couple dozen "left over" :-).

Am thinking I might try selling them in 2 chunks: Annuals, Best of, and issues 79 and under; then issues 80+ as the second group.

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Post Posted: Fri Dec 07, 2012 8:17 am 
 

M-bag it! Oh, wait, you need to be a cougar (and not the sexy kind) to do that.


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