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      Post #65590, posted on 01-15-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      Hi guys I have a Frog Qantas 707 in a good box with good decals and instructions, I bought this many years ago when I was a model collector, I no longer collect and only build , so was wondering what do you think this kit is worth ?

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      Post #65591, posted on 01-15-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      I have two 707's of Russian origin, which I am told are the actual Frog models repackaged with poor quality Pan Am decals in flimsy non-descript boxes. Not that this helps from a collector's standpoint, but I cannot even give these two kits away. They actually look rather decent, and I bought them because they had Intercontinental 320-style (as opposed to -120) wings. Hopefully your QANTAS kit will be a lot more sought-after and generate a lot more interest.

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      Post #65594, posted on 01-15-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      Nice for curiosity or toy collectors but very early technology and quite crude even by that eras' standards. For some reason, the FROG prop liner kits from that era are significantly more valuable presently. Not an experts evaluation, just a collectors observation. I may be proven dead wrong when we hear from the Guru, Mr. Jennings

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      Post #65598, posted on 01-16-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      There is no magic formula for what something like that is worth. It's worth exactly as much as someone is willing to pay for it on any given day. That's why the same exact kit will sell on eBay for $5 today, and for $50 tomorrow. There is no logic to it. Figure out what it's worth to you, and what the minimum you're willing to take for it. Eventually someone will be willing to pay one of those amounts.

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      Post #65611, posted on 01-16-2017 GMT-5 hours    
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      There is no magic formula for what something like that is worth. It's worth exactly as much as someone is willing to pay for it on any given day. That's why the same exact kit will sell on eBay for $5 today, and for $50 tomorrow. There is no logic to it. Figure out what it's worth to you, and what the minimum you're willing to take for it. Eventually someone will be willing to pay one of those amounts.



      As I suspected, the sage has once again given the best and soundest advice. The market will always be buyer driven.

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      Post #65618, posted on 01-17-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      I had a 1/72 multi-media helo kit that I had picked up at my F(avourite)HS in Ottawa
      for about $12.00. Some ten years later, I put it on eBay. Turned into a bidding
      frenzy that stopped at over $100.00. I was certainly happy....but...

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      Post #65743, posted on 01-26-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      I sold an Aeroclub 1/48 Vulcan kit that I paid $95 for (a blowout at the end of the IPMS/UK nationals) for over $700 several years later. Happy!