Looking for help selling a vintage collection

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Hello All

I've been holding on to a decent sized collection of vintage action figures and toys. I've included a list of what I have in my collection. All items are boxed or still on their cards, although all of them may not be fully considered MOC (I think some of the bubbles may have yellowed over time). I've got part of the collection with me and will be picking up the rest this summer.

The hardest part is trying to figure out pricing for these. Ebay is distinctly unhelpful in its search capacities. If anyone has some resources that could help me price things, that would be a great help. TIA.

I hope to take some pictures in the near future to substantiate things as needed.

Carded Figures:
Star Wars 12- Backs (2 total)
Leia
Tusken Raider
Star Wars 20/21 Backs (11 total)
Boba Fett
Death Star Droid
Greedo
Hammerhead
Leia
Luke X-Wing
R5-D4
Snaggletooth (red outfit)x2
Tusken Raider
Walrus Man
EMPIRE STRIKES BACK (31 total)
2-1B
AT-AT Commanderx2
AT-AT Driver
Ben Kenobi
Bespin Guard Black
Bespin Guard White
Boba Fett
Bossk
C-3PO (removable limbs)
Cloud Card Pilotx2
Death Star Droid
Dengar
FX-7
Hammerhead
Han Bespin
Imperial Commanderx2
Lobot
Luke Hoth
Rebel Commander
Rebel Soldier (Hoth Battle Gear)
Star Destroyer Commander
Stormtrooper
TIE Pilot
Ugnaught
Walrusmanx2
Yoda (orange snake)
Zuckuss
Return of the Jedi (76 total)
2-1B
4-LOM
8D8
Admiral Ackbar
AT-AT Commander
AT-AT Driver
AT-ST Driver
Ben Kenobi
Bespin Guard Black
Bespin Guard White
Bib Fortuna
Biker Scout
Boba Fett (Desert Scene)
Boba Fett (Space Scene)x2
Bossk
B-Wing Pilot
C-3PO (removable limbs)x2
Chewbacca
Chief Chirpa
Cloud Card Pilotx2
Darth Vader
Death Star Droid
Dengar
Emperor
Emperor’s Royal Guard
FX-7
Gamorrean Guard
General Madine
Greedo
Han Bespin
Han Solox2
Han Trenchcoat
IG-88
Imperial Commander
Jawa
Klaatux2
Klaatu Skiff
Lando Calrissian
Lando Skiff
Leia Boushh
Leia Combat Poncho
Lobot
Logray
Luke Hoth
Luke Skywalker [Tatooine Photo}
Luke Jedi Green Saber C-8/9
Luke X-Wing
Lumat
Nien Numb
Nikto
Power Droid
Paploo
Prune Face
R2-D2 [Sensorscope]
Rancor Keeper
Rebel Commander
Rebel Commando
Ree-Yeesx2
Snaggletooth
Squidhead
Star Destroyer Commander
Stormtrooper
Teebo
TIE Pilot
Tusken Raider
Ugnaught
Walrusman
Weequay
Wicket
Yoda (Brown Snake)
Zuckuss
Power of the Force (w/coin) (25 total)
Amanaman
A-Wing Pilot
Barada
Ben Kenobi
C-3PO (removable limbs)
Chewbacca
Darth Vader
Emperor
EV-9D9
Han Carbonite
Han Trench Coat
Imperial Dignitary
Imperial Gunner
Jawa
Lando General
Leia Combat Poncho
Luke Battle Poncho
Luke Jedi
Luke Stormtrooper
Luke X-Wing
R2-D2 [pop-up saber]
Romba
Warok
Yoda
Tri-Logo (11 Total)
AT-ST Driver
Biker Scout
Darth Vader
Gamorrean Guard
Han Trenchcoat
Klaatu
Lando Calrissian
Lando Skiff
Prune Face
Squidhead
Wicket
Boxed Vintage Toys
ESB AT-ST
ESB Slave 1okay condition
ESB Tauntaun (either)
ESB Tie FighterDarth Vader Tie Fighter
ESB Wampa
ROTJ Jabba the Hutt
ROTJ Rancor
ROTJ Tie Fighter Battle Damaged
ESB - Dagobah
ROTJ - Sy Snootles
Speeder Bike (x2)
Tri-pod Laser Cannon
Vehicle Maintenance Energizer
Patrol Dewback (played with condition)
Micro Collection
Hoth Turret Defense
Hoth Ion Cannon
Hoth World Playset
Series 1 - Die Cast Darth Vader TIE fighter (on card)
Series 1 - Die Cast Imperial TIE fighter (on card)
Star Wars Action Figure 8-packs (Boxed/ROTJ era)
Heroes - Yoda, Chewbacca, Ben Kenobi, C-3PO (r/limbs), Han Solo (Hoth), Luke (X-wing), Leia, R2-D2
Villians -Gamorrean Guard, Squid Head, Imperial Commander, Boba Fett, Biker Scout, Stormtrooper, AT-AT Commander
Posters/Books
The Star Wars Intergalactic Passport
ROTJ: Illustrated Edition
SW Storybook
ESB Storybook
ROTJ Storybook (1 softbck and 1 hardback)
The ESB Notebook (2)
ROTJ - Record with 16 page Photo book
ROTJ Sketchbook
ESB Sketchbook
ROTJ - Japanese poster (rolled)
ROTJ - Video release Poster (rolled)
ESB 1981 Re-release poster (rolled)
SW 1982 Reissue, one sheet, w/revenge of the Jedi Trailer (folded)
ROTJ poster, style B (folded)
ESB 1982 Re-release, one sheet (folded)
 

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That's an impressive collection! If you're in the mood to sell then now is a good time, prices are high which will be good for you. Consider if you want to keep any/all of it though as once it's sold you'll have to put in a lot of work and $$$ to replace everything. If there's a particular emotional attachment to anything, maybe considering hanging onto it.

First of all, don't take any private message offers on anything till you have some good valuations because chances are you're going to sell at under market value.

Until we see photo's it's going to be difficult to give you prices on things as condition, and particular variations can add or subtract significant dollars from the value.

I don't know much about the 8-packs but what I do know is that if they are all still sealed, they could end up being big dollar items.

You could either sell them here, on ebay (and lose a lot of money in fees) or some of the dedicated vintage Facebook pages or with a collection of this scale you could even consider an auction house who handle all the work for you, albeit at a massive expense. I'd probably be inclined to consider the Facebook route but ensure you do some research about how to best pack these items for postage as they can easily get damaged in the mail.

That's probably enough info to start with, but all the best if you choose to sell everything!
 
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Try searching completed listings on eBay and you can compare prices/condition to your moc and get a ballpark value. Also search the classifieds here. Some of your stuff is worth $100 each(rotj commons) and some stuff may be worth thousands ( boba fetts) depending on conditions. Post up some pics here and that will help. Selling individual is way to get most money and also most time consuming. I’m sure you will get some offers here! Nice collection by the way. K
 
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It’s tens of thousands of dollars. Many tens, almost regardless of condition. But the better-looking ones will be worth whole wads of cash. Pics are necessary, but I’d say conservatively $40,000. I almost lost count just going through the list. It’s VERY impressive. It makes you essentially a world-level elite.
 
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Hello All

I've been holding on to a decent sized collection of vintage action figures and toys. I've included a list of what I have in my collection. All items are boxed or still on their cards, although all of them may not be fully considered MOC (I think some of the bubbles may have yellowed over time). I've got part of the collection with me and will be picking up the rest this summer.

The hardest part is trying to figure out pricing for these. Ebay is distinctly unhelpful in its search capacities. If anyone has some resources that could help me price things, that would be a great help. TIA.

I hope to take some pictures in the near future to substantiate things as needed.

Carded Figures:
Star Wars 12- Backs (2 total)
Leia
Tusken Raider
Star Wars 20/21 Backs (11 total)
Boba Fett
Death Star Droid
Greedo
Hammerhead
Leia
Luke X-Wing
R5-D4
Snaggletooth (red outfit)x2
Tusken Raider
Walrus Man
EMPIRE STRIKES BACK (31 total)
2-1B
AT-AT Commanderx2
AT-AT Driver
Ben Kenobi
Bespin Guard Black
Bespin Guard White
Boba Fett
Bossk
C-3PO (removable limbs)
Cloud Card Pilotx2
Death Star Droid
Dengar
FX-7
Hammerhead
Han Bespin
Imperial Commanderx2
Lobot
Luke Hoth
Rebel Commander
Rebel Soldier (Hoth Battle Gear)
Star Destroyer Commander
Stormtrooper
TIE Pilot
Ugnaught
Walrusmanx2
Yoda (orange snake)
Zuckuss
Return of the Jedi (76 total)
2-1B
4-LOM
8D8
Admiral Ackbar
AT-AT Commander
AT-AT Driver
AT-ST Driver
Ben Kenobi
Bespin Guard Black
Bespin Guard White
Bib Fortuna
Biker Scout
Boba Fett (Desert Scene)
Boba Fett (Space Scene)x2
Bossk
B-Wing Pilot
C-3PO (removable limbs)x2
Chewbacca
Chief Chirpa
Cloud Card Pilotx2
Darth Vader
Death Star Droid
Dengar
Emperor
Emperor’s Royal Guard
FX-7
Gamorrean Guard
General Madine
Greedo
Han Bespin
Han Solox2
Han Trenchcoat
IG-88
Imperial Commander
Jawa
Klaatux2
Klaatu Skiff
Lando Calrissian
Lando Skiff
Leia Boushh
Leia Combat Poncho
Lobot
Logray
Luke Hoth
Luke Skywalker [Tatooine Photo}
Luke Jedi Green Saber C-8/9
Luke X-Wing
Lumat
Nien Numb
Nikto
Power Droid
Paploo
Prune Face
R2-D2 [Sensorscope]
Rancor Keeper
Rebel Commander
Rebel Commando
Ree-Yeesx2
Snaggletooth
Squidhead
Star Destroyer Commander
Stormtrooper
Teebo
TIE Pilot
Tusken Raider
Ugnaught
Walrusman
Weequay
Wicket
Yoda (Brown Snake)
Zuckuss
Power of the Force (w/coin) (25 total)
Amanaman
A-Wing Pilot
Barada
Ben Kenobi
C-3PO (removable limbs)
Chewbacca
Darth Vader
Emperor
EV-9D9
Han Carbonite
Han Trench Coat
Imperial Dignitary
Imperial Gunner
Jawa
Lando General
Leia Combat Poncho
Luke Battle Poncho
Luke Jedi
Luke Stormtrooper
Luke X-Wing
R2-D2 [pop-up saber]
Romba
Warok
Yoda
Tri-Logo (11 Total)
AT-ST Driver
Biker Scout
Darth Vader
Gamorrean Guard
Han Trenchcoat
Klaatu
Lando Calrissian
Lando Skiff
Prune Face
Squidhead
Wicket
Boxed Vintage Toys
ESB AT-ST
ESB Slave 1okay condition
ESB Tauntaun (either)
ESB Tie FighterDarth Vader Tie Fighter
ESB Wampa
ROTJ Jabba the Hutt
ROTJ Rancor
ROTJ Tie Fighter Battle Damaged
ESB - Dagobah
ROTJ - Sy Snootles
Speeder Bike (x2)
Tri-pod Laser Cannon
Vehicle Maintenance Energizer
Patrol Dewback (played with condition)
Micro Collection
Hoth Turret Defense
Hoth Ion Cannon
Hoth World Playset
Series 1 - Die Cast Darth Vader TIE fighter (on card)
Series 1 - Die Cast Imperial TIE fighter (on card)
Star Wars Action Figure 8-packs (Boxed/ROTJ era)
Heroes - Yoda, Chewbacca, Ben Kenobi, C-3PO (r/limbs), Han Solo (Hoth), Luke (X-wing), Leia, R2-D2
Villians -Gamorrean Guard, Squid Head, Imperial Commander, Boba Fett, Biker Scout, Stormtrooper, AT-AT Commander
Posters/Books
The Star Wars Intergalactic Passport
ROTJ: Illustrated Edition
SW Storybook
ESB Storybook
ROTJ Storybook (1 softbck and 1 hardback)
The ESB Notebook (2)
ROTJ - Record with 16 page Photo book
ROTJ Sketchbook
ESB Sketchbook
ROTJ - Japanese poster (rolled)
ROTJ - Video release Poster (rolled)
ESB 1981 Re-release poster (rolled)
SW 1982 Reissue, one sheet, w/revenge of the Jedi Trailer (folded)
ROTJ poster, style B (folded)
ESB 1982 Re-release, one sheet (folded)
I would totally love to see a pic of that whole list together!!!!!!!
 
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Hello All

I've been holding on to a decent sized collection of vintage action figures and toys. I've included a list of what I have in my collection. All items are boxed or still on their cards, although all of them may not be fully considered MOC (I think some of the bubbles may have yellowed over time). I've got part of the collection with me and will be picking up the rest this summer.

The hardest part is trying to figure out pricing for these. Ebay is distinctly unhelpful in its search capacities. If anyone has some resources that could help me price things, that would be a great help. TIA.

I hope to take some pictures in the near future to substantiate things as needed.

Carded Figures:
Star Wars 12- Backs (2 total)
Leia
Tusken Raider
Star Wars 20/21 Backs (11 total)
Boba Fett
Death Star Droid
Greedo
Hammerhead
Leia
Luke X-Wing
R5-D4
Snaggletooth (red outfit)x2
Tusken Raider
Walrus Man
EMPIRE STRIKES BACK (31 total)
2-1B
AT-AT Commanderx2
AT-AT Driver
Ben Kenobi
Bespin Guard Black
Bespin Guard White
Boba Fett
Bossk
C-3PO (removable limbs)
Cloud Card Pilotx2
Death Star Droid
Dengar
FX-7
Hammerhead
Han Bespin
Imperial Commanderx2
Lobot
Luke Hoth
Rebel Commander
Rebel Soldier (Hoth Battle Gear)
Star Destroyer Commander
Stormtrooper
TIE Pilot
Ugnaught
Walrusmanx2
Yoda (orange snake)
Zuckuss
Return of the Jedi (76 total)
2-1B
4-LOM
8D8
Admiral Ackbar
AT-AT Commander
AT-AT Driver
AT-ST Driver
Ben Kenobi
Bespin Guard Black
Bespin Guard White
Bib Fortuna
Biker Scout
Boba Fett (Desert Scene)
Boba Fett (Space Scene)x2
Bossk
B-Wing Pilot
C-3PO (removable limbs)x2
Chewbacca
Chief Chirpa
Cloud Card Pilotx2
Darth Vader
Death Star Droid
Dengar
Emperor
Emperor’s Royal Guard
FX-7
Gamorrean Guard
General Madine
Greedo
Han Bespin
Han Solox2
Han Trenchcoat
IG-88
Imperial Commander
Jawa
Klaatux2
Klaatu Skiff
Lando Calrissian
Lando Skiff
Leia Boushh
Leia Combat Poncho
Lobot
Logray
Luke Hoth
Luke Skywalker [Tatooine Photo}
Luke Jedi Green Saber C-8/9
Luke X-Wing
Lumat
Nien Numb
Nikto
Power Droid
Paploo
Prune Face
R2-D2 [Sensorscope]
Rancor Keeper
Rebel Commander
Rebel Commando
Ree-Yeesx2
Snaggletooth
Squidhead
Star Destroyer Commander
Stormtrooper
Teebo
TIE Pilot
Tusken Raider
Ugnaught
Walrusman
Weequay
Wicket
Yoda (Brown Snake)
Zuckuss
Power of the Force (w/coin) (25 total)
Amanaman
A-Wing Pilot
Barada
Ben Kenobi
C-3PO (removable limbs)
Chewbacca
Darth Vader
Emperor
EV-9D9
Han Carbonite
Han Trench Coat
Imperial Dignitary
Imperial Gunner
Jawa
Lando General
Leia Combat Poncho
Luke Battle Poncho
Luke Jedi
Luke Stormtrooper
Luke X-Wing
R2-D2 [pop-up saber]
Romba
Warok
Yoda
Tri-Logo (11 Total)
AT-ST Driver
Biker Scout
Darth Vader
Gamorrean Guard
Han Trenchcoat
Klaatu
Lando Calrissian
Lando Skiff
Prune Face
Squidhead
Wicket
Boxed Vintage Toys
ESB AT-ST
ESB Slave 1okay condition
ESB Tauntaun (either)
ESB Tie FighterDarth Vader Tie Fighter
ESB Wampa
ROTJ Jabba the Hutt
ROTJ Rancor
ROTJ Tie Fighter Battle Damaged
ESB - Dagobah
ROTJ - Sy Snootles
Speeder Bike (x2)
Tri-pod Laser Cannon
Vehicle Maintenance Energizer
Patrol Dewback (played with condition)
Micro Collection
Hoth Turret Defense
Hoth Ion Cannon
Hoth World Playset
Series 1 - Die Cast Darth Vader TIE fighter (on card)
Series 1 - Die Cast Imperial TIE fighter (on card)
Star Wars Action Figure 8-packs (Boxed/ROTJ era)
Heroes - Yoda, Chewbacca, Ben Kenobi, C-3PO (r/limbs), Han Solo (Hoth), Luke (X-wing), Leia, R2-D2
Villians -Gamorrean Guard, Squid Head, Imperial Commander, Boba Fett, Biker Scout, Stormtrooper, AT-AT Commander
Posters/Books
The Star Wars Intergalactic Passport
ROTJ: Illustrated Edition
SW Storybook
ESB Storybook
ROTJ Storybook (1 softbck and 1 hardback)
The ESB Notebook (2)
ROTJ - Record with 16 page Photo book
ROTJ Sketchbook
ESB Sketchbook
ROTJ - Japanese poster (rolled)
ROTJ - Video release Poster (rolled)
ESB 1981 Re-release poster (rolled)
SW 1982 Reissue, one sheet, w/revenge of the Jedi Trailer (folded)
ROTJ poster, style B (folded)
ESB 1982 Re-release, one sheet (folded)
Something to think about also is that if your not in a hurry to sell. You might want to think about getting some of them graded. Especially the Boba Fett's. They can bring in even more $$$$ graded. It does take time and it's not cheap, but well worth it if you're selling them.
 
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One note on taking photos of this - if you can, make sure you're getting good quality photos in a well-lit area. Spending $20 on a cheap LED ringlight on amazon now will pay dividends in higher prices fetched with better photos. Buyers want clear detailed shots - front, back, sides, figure detail, detail shots of flaws.

If your phone's camera makes it look like the pictures are taken through a thin slice of ham, use a small point/shoot. You can get a VERY capable little Canon camera that would take amazing pics with the aforementioned ring light, and they can be had very cheap on the facebook marketplace and ebay if you don't have one.
 
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Greatest description ever!!!!!!
Seriously...it's so bad on the FB Marketplace that I can't take it. And if you ask for more or clearer photos you have a 50-50 shot at the seller telling you to get dank farricked. But as an ebay seller and sometimes FB Marketplacer for house stuff - I get a way better response and higher sales on items with good photos.
 
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Thanks folx. I'm looking at getting the collection under one roof later this summer. I have some of it with me and will do my best to get some pics up in the coming days. I appreciate the thoughtful responses here. I was always a collector as a kid and these were my items of choice throughout middle school. Not a lot of emotional attachment, but some good times hitting the dollar stores for leftover figures.

Also, will try and post ham free pics.
 
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Looks like a minimum of $50k, but I'll give you tree-fitty for it all right now.
 
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What you looking to get for the ROTJ Boba Fett (Desert Scene)? Prices would help tons here. I know a lot of people he would like to purchase lots of things on that list...
 
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So here are some initial pictures. I tried to keep the ham filter off;). These are the ones I have with me and the rest are on their way. I have pics of the backs of these as well but wanted to get this first round posted. Just want you to know I'm not full of :poop:.

These were put in a plastic case for travel (from Georgia to Colorado) which caused a little reflection but hopefully you can see some of these initial parts of the collection. It will be a few weeks before I can post additional pieces as they arrive.

Still trying to figure out the gallery feature, if this doesn't work let me know.

View album 396583
 
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Those are some insane pieces there. You're about to make yourself a fortune. Best of luck and thanks for sharing those glorious pictures
 
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Just wanted to say thanks for the interest. I am going to get a number of them graded (the Boba Fetts, of course). If you see any figures in the list that would be better off graded I'd love to know. The figures are easier to develop prices for, it's the toys (micro-collection, diecast, etc.) that are harder to figure out.

Anyway, as things become available to me, I'll post pictures as things come in, either here or in the classifieds.

Thank you for your interest, comments, and reactions. I will hope to have my stuff together to be able to sell things later this summer.

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