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kreoseus228 Jul 2010 5:56 a.m. PST

Hi Guys,

I bought a heap of second hand Games Workshop lord of rings stuff, and I was amazed how cheap I picked it up. Was I lucky to get it for so little or has the second hand value on this stuff collapsed ?

Here is what I got for €40.00 EUR

2 Gimli (2 different poses)
3 Aragorn (2 different poses)
3 Legolas (2 different poses)
2 Boromir
2 Frodo
2 Merry
2 Pippin
2 Gandalf the Grey
1 Treebeard with Merry and Pippin
2 Gandalf the White on Horseback
1 Aragorn on Horseback


2 Uruk-hai Siege Assault Ballista (includes 3 Uruk-hai)
3 Uruk-hai Ladder
6 Uruk-hai Berserker
44 Uruk-hai
2 Uruk-hai Commander
2 Uruk-hai Explosive
2 Saruman


1 Sauron (with Elendil & Isildur)
2 Ringwraiths
2 Ringwraith on Horseback
4 Warg Rider
1 Grishnakh
51 Moria Goblins
2 Ugluk
2 Lurtz
25 Morder Orc


2 Eomer on Horseback
1 Theoden on Horseback
10 Riders of Rohan on Horseback
22 Rohan Warriors


1 Gondor Standard Bearer
35 Gondor Warriors
1 Faramir


15 Last Alliance Elven Warriors
1 Haldir (Bow)
1 Haldir (Sword)

Photonred Inactive Member28 Jul 2010 6:21 a.m. PST

262 figures divided by €40.00 EUR = €6.55 EUR per fig is that good?

Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian28 Jul 2010 6:41 a.m. PST

Isn't that more like €0.15 EUR per figure?

Buff Orpington Inactive Member28 Jul 2010 7:05 a.m. PST

If it's usable stuff it's a bargain so long as you have a use for it.

kreoseus228 Jul 2010 7:30 a.m. PST

I thought I might use the No Quarter rules with them, I was just curious is the very low price I paid was a fluke or if the value of these things was gone to hell. With a lot of older lines ftom GW they end up being very hard to get and pricey years down the line, but they saturated this market so much , I wasnt getting these as a long term investment, but I thought it might be nice to have them for when my sons get older and inevitably get into LOTR.

Phil

Personal logo John the OFM Supporting Member of TMP28 Jul 2010 7:31 a.m. PST

Two Frodos, eh?
"You fake like you have the Ring, while I make a break for it…"
"Yeah right. No, YOU fake like you have the Ring…"
"Wait. Do you have the Ring?"
"No, I thought YOU had it!"

Personal logo 20thmaine Supporting Member of TMP28 Jul 2010 8:25 a.m. PST

That looks like a good bargain to me

Personal logo Saginaw Supporting Member of TMP28 Jul 2010 9:34 a.m. PST

I would've opted for the Ansel Adams glass negatives, myself. laugh

Regrebnelle Inactive Member28 Jul 2010 10:12 a.m. PST

Looks like a good bargain to me. The Ansel Adams negatives are the find of a lifetime.

Mark

Personal logo combatpainter Supporting Member of TMP Fezian28 Jul 2010 4:44 p.m. PST

You got ripped off! wink

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