What's a Botcon 2006 Megatron worth?

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What's a Botcon 2006 Megatron worth?

Postby Transformers Hoarder » Fri Dec 07, 2012 3:00 pm

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Re: What's a Botcon 2006 Megatron worth?

Postby GuyIncognito » Fri Dec 07, 2012 3:35 pm

In the original sealed package with Waspinator, they go for about $1000 on eBay.

A loose complete one sold recently for $700:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Transformers-Bo ... 1e74973775
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Re: What's a Botcon 2006 Megatron worth?

Postby Transformers Hoarder » Fri Dec 07, 2012 3:45 pm

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GuyIncognito wrote:In the original sealed package with Waspinator, they go for about $1000 on eBay.

A loose complete one sold recently for $700:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Transformers-Bo ... 1e74973775


Thanks for the info.
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Re: What's a Botcon 2006 Megatron worth?

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Fri Dec 07, 2012 3:53 pm

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Don't expect to fetch that much however. I'm looking at an online store that deals in 2nd-hand Transformers and BotCon exclusives are listed below the hundreds for the most part. Complete box sets sell for roughly $300 to $500.
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Re: What's a Botcon 2006 Megatron worth?

Postby GuyIncognito » Fri Dec 07, 2012 3:59 pm

JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:Don't expect to fetch that much however. I'm looking at an online store that deals in 2nd-hand Transformers and BotCon exclusives are listed below the hundreds for the most part. Complete box sets sell for roughly $300 to $500.


They may go for less on that site because it doesn't get as much traffic as eBay. Fewer bidders = lower prices. If someone paid $700 just a couple weeks ago on eBay, I would bet the OP could get that much if they sold it on eBay. All the people who lost that recent auction would probably bid on his, and if they were willing to pay almost $700 before, they're probably going to bid that much again.
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Re: What's a Botcon 2006 Megatron worth?

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Fri Dec 07, 2012 4:07 pm

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GuyIncognito wrote:
JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:Don't expect to fetch that much however. I'm looking at an online store that deals in 2nd-hand Transformers and BotCon exclusives are listed below the hundreds for the most part. Complete box sets sell for roughly $300 to $500.


They may go for less on that site because it doesn't get as much traffic as eBay. Fewer bidders = lower prices. If someone paid $700 just a couple weeks ago on eBay, I would bet the OP could get that much if they sold it on eBay. All the people who lost that recent auction would probably bid on his, and if they were willing to pay almost $700 before, they're probably going to bid that much again.


Which is why I never go EBay on my own. Too easy to overpay.
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Re: What's a Botcon 2006 Megatron worth?

Postby Rodimus Prime » Sat Dec 08, 2012 9:39 am

Yeah, that figure is WAAAAY overpriced on eBay. No way would I pay more than $400 for that figure.
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Re: What's a Botcon 2006 Megatron worth?

Postby Breakdown 2099 » Sun Dec 09, 2012 4:51 am

GuyIncognito wrote:In the original sealed package with Waspinator, they go for about $1000 on eBay.

A loose complete one sold recently for $700:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Transformers-Bo ... 1e74973775


$700?! Wow...
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Re: What's a Botcon 2006 Megatron worth?

Postby Dagon » Fri Dec 14, 2012 12:21 pm

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Looks like he's come down in price. I was trying to buy one four or five years ago and $1000 was a steal back then. 7 bones is still a lot of cash, but better than I remember it being.
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Re: What's a Botcon 2006 Megatron worth?

Postby GuyIncognito » Fri Dec 14, 2012 1:43 pm

Rodimus Prime wrote:Yeah, that figure is WAAAAY overpriced on eBay. No way would I pay more than $400 for that figure.


Well, he asked what it's worth. It's worth whatever buyers are willing to pay. If they're going for $700 on eBay right now, then that's what it's worth. Maybe YOU wouldn't pay that much, but obviously there are people who WOULD and HAVE.
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Re: What's a Botcon 2006 Megatron worth?

Postby Rodimus Prime » Fri Dec 14, 2012 3:03 pm

GuyIncognito wrote:
Rodimus Prime wrote:Yeah, that figure is WAAAAY overpriced on eBay. No way would I pay more than $400 for that figure.


Well, he asked what it's worth. It's worth whatever buyers are willing to pay. If they're going for $700 on eBay right now, then that's what it's worth. Maybe YOU wouldn't pay that much, but obviously there are people who WOULD and HAVE.


What it's worth changes from person to person. There's no set price. As you said, it's worth whatever buyers are willing to pay. I am willing to pay $400. To ME that's what it's worth. So that's what I answered.
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Re: What's a Botcon 2006 Megatron worth?

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Fri Dec 14, 2012 3:20 pm

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Rodimus Prime wrote:
GuyIncognito wrote:
Rodimus Prime wrote:Yeah, that figure is WAAAAY overpriced on eBay. No way would I pay more than $400 for that figure.


Well, he asked what it's worth. It's worth whatever buyers are willing to pay. If they're going for $700 on eBay right now, then that's what it's worth. Maybe YOU wouldn't pay that much, but obviously there are people who WOULD and HAVE.


What it's worth changes from person to person. There's no set price. As you said, it's worth whatever buyers are willing to pay. I am willing to pay $400. To ME that's what it's worth. So that's what I answered.


Wow, then I'm a real cheapskate compared to you guys. Ideally for me it's $100, $150 tops. :P
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Re: What's a Botcon 2006 Megatron worth?

Postby GuyIncognito » Fri Dec 14, 2012 3:43 pm

Rodimus Prime wrote:
What it's worth changes from person to person. There's no set price. As you said, it's worth whatever buyers are willing to pay. I am willing to pay $400. To ME that's what it's worth. So that's what I answered.


I understand what you're saying. But I think the OP is more interested in what it's worth on the open market, not what you personally would want to pay.
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