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Old 05-23-2020, 06:06 PM
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Question where to sell some old GI Joes toys?

I have a box full of old GI Joe toys from when I was a kid and I don't need them just sitting around in a box anymore...tired of moving them. Any ideas where I could sell them and not take it dry?
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Old 05-23-2020, 06:14 PM
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Are their torsos still attached to the legs? the elastics go and are easy to replace but they offer more value if still in 1 piece
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Old 05-23-2020, 06:21 PM
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Are their torsos still attached to the legs? the elastics go and are easy to replace but they offer more value if still in 1 piece
they are all in one piece and nothing is broken. figures and vehicles.

Just dont know where to sell them off other than eBay
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Old 05-23-2020, 06:21 PM
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I have a box full of old GI Joe toys from when I was a kid and I don't need them just sitting around in a box anymore...tired of moving them. Any ideas where I could sell them and not take it dry?
I would place them on EBay and see what kind of bidding you get. Also try research and see what the items are worth before you post on EBay.
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I would place them on EBay and see what kind of bidding you get. Also try research and see what the items are worth before you post on EBay.
Sounds like a winter project I guess....
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Old 05-23-2020, 06:26 PM
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Sounds like a winter project I guess....
You never know. Some might be worth some bucks. Doesnít take long after you have your pictures taken. Very easy.
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Gawd I wish I still had some of my old Joe's. Most died in battle, standing in a line against pellet gun fire in 1989.

At least I still have some of my old comics...

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Search sold listings on eBay. Give you an idea of value.
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Old 05-23-2020, 08:11 PM
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I've looked online at Star Wars figures due to having some from back in the day, and some of the guns are worth more than the guys. I'd guess the pieces easily lost. Sadly the prices were less than I was expecting. I have GI Joe as well, but figured they probably were even less money as they were from the 80's only.
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Old 05-23-2020, 08:18 PM
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I still have mine, pretty much mint except for a bald spot that he had from the factory.

My Big Jim, however, well, he's a little more worse for wear, but he can still flex his biceps and do that karate-chop when you press the button on his back.

Hmmmm... Wonder where they are... Gave 'em to the kids a few years ago and haven't seen them for a while...
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Old 05-23-2020, 08:20 PM
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At 14 I had an affinity to explosives..... black cat firecrackers. You could stretch the elastic out enough to slip a firecracker in there. The entire army, navy, Air Force, and marine force was decimated.

I still got my LEGO though

Good luck selling the gi joeís. You donít have any kids or nephews who might want them?
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Old 05-23-2020, 08:35 PM
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I still got my LEGO though

Good luck selling the gi joeís. You donít have any kids or nephews who might want them?
LEGO is indestructible!!!! Gonna build me a house out of it !!!!

Like Kurt said pass em on to your kids or at least keep em for them when you have em. I held onto my old Micro Mini cars and my boys loved playing with them. Was lots of fun for me to get on the ground and play with those old cars again. I may have had more fun then they did !!!
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Any Ken dolls?......Barbie lonely.
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Old 05-23-2020, 10:27 PM
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Take them down to Gold and Silver Pawn in Vegas and see what Chumlee will give you for them!

Heís gonna have to phone a friend though...
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Old 05-23-2020, 10:31 PM
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First he will play with them
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At 14 I had an affinity to explosives..... black cat firecrackers. You could stretch the elastic out enough to slip a firecracker in there. The entire army, navy, Air Force, and marine force was decimated.

I still got my LEGO though

Good luck selling the gi joeís. You donít have any kids or nephews who might want them?
Bahahaha! Ladyfingers for me...

What did make it were handed down to my son. I still have all my LEGO too. Well, my son does plus what we bought him over the years.
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Bahahaha! Ladyfingers for me...

What did make it were handed down to my son. I still have all my LEGO too. Well, my son does plus what we bought him over the years.
Must be a ft Mac thing. I grew up on the corner of hill drive and father mercredi, the snye was pretty much my back yard. Had a lot of good times back there.

Last time I checked, including what my two boys have accumulated, we got about 5 or 6 boxes about 24x24x30 full of LEGO, must be worth about $300,000 or so..... hahaha!
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At 14 I had an affinity to explosives..... black cat firecrackers. You could stretch the elastic out enough to slip a firecracker in there. The entire army, navy, Air Force, and marine force was decimated.

I still got my LEGO though

Good luck selling the gi joeís. You donít have any kids or nephews who might want them?
Glad I wasn't the only one. I had some of those 12" tall GI Joe's that ended up becoming suicide bombers.
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eBay is where the majority of collectors look.

My family sold a inherited Barbie collection 15 years ago on eBay. Bidding war got us over 15k for em.
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E-Bay is the place, just do some research first.
Last year my kid made a couple thou selling a bunch of HALO figurines.
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Old 05-24-2020, 07:55 AM
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and win a parole bid ...
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You can get a base value idea from this site. All things GI Joe. It shows all the active prices and ebay auctions.

https://www.collectorsweekly.com/toys/gi-joe

You can do some research here too. A good site. Some people are looking for certain GI Joes. You could advertise them here too.

https://www.yojoe.com/
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The guys that have the show Canadian Pickers, are they not based out of Calgary? I think you can take them to their store and let them give you an offer.

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Old 05-24-2020, 10:50 AM
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E-Bay is the place, just do some research first.
Last year my kid made a couple thou selling a bunch of HALO figurines.
were they boxed?
I've got some I could happily sell
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Old 05-24-2020, 11:08 AM
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were they boxed?
I've got some I could happily sell
He was meticulous in his care of them.... but no boxes.
He had quite a few but he got anywhere between $75-150 each.
He had the big Warthog vehicle... think it was about $60 new....got $350 for it.
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I have a box full of old GI Joe toys from when I was a kid and I don't need them just sitting around in a box anymore...tired of moving them. Any ideas where I could sell them and not take it dry?
Go for a look in the Buy & Sell forum for a subsection that isnt firearm or hunting related.
Maybe somebody here has a young son that might be into these toys of days past.
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No need, apparently he plea bargained and just got parole.
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Hang on to them for when you retire, you know, build a big sandbox and uh you know uh.
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