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Re: Selling my Super Deluxe Children of Hurin & Legend of Sigurd & Gudrun
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Hi Stu,
Yeah I did get CoH in that manner, although that was nearly a year ago and I wouldn't be surprised if they refused now as I imagine stock is a lot lower at this point. Also, my S&G is a pretty low number which I think has some appeal.

Personally, for £400 I would just keep them and sell some of my other books. Still, might pop them on ebay and see what happens.

Posted on: 2011/6/12 2:25


Re: Selling my Super Deluxe Children of Hurin & Legend of Sigurd & Gudrun
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I hope you are able to sell them (given that it sounds like you could do with the money). From what I understand HC will discount to GBP 245 for these books, even when they are not officially on one of their regular sales (I'm pretty sure you posted either here or on your blog that you had gotten such an out-of-sale-period discount when you purchased CoH in the first place?).

S&G seems to sell second-hand for sub-GBP200. I would suggest that 400 pounds for the pair would probably be a more realistic asking price (and would most likely be what I would be asking for initially if I needed to get rid of my spares). Even that might be on the high-side for an international sale when you take into account the low cost shipping provided by HC.

On the plus side, you can count yourself lucky that the exchange rate hasn't impacted you. My average cost for the super-deluxes was GBP240 (2x350 CoH, 1x250 CoH, 1x250 S&G, 1xFree S&G), but the AUD/GBP exchange rate means that they are only worth about two-thirds of what I paid for them, even if I sold them for cost !

Truth be told, whenever I buy a book, I write off the value to zero, as that is all I can guarantee to get back for it (and so far I have never sold a book, anyway)...

Rgds
Stu

Posted on: 2011/6/11 17:33


Re: Linguaphone set on eBay
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Really a nice set, but sadly not complete as it seems.
All the records are present but 3 of the 4 booklets are missing.

I asked the seller about them but didn´t received an answer yet.
edit: He answered me and yes there is only one booklet.

Posted on: 2011/6/11 15:53

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Re: Selling my Super Deluxe Children of Hurin & Legend of Sigurd & Gudrun
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£500 for both yes - quite a decent price I think :)

Posted on: 2011/6/11 13:31


Re: Selling my Super Deluxe Children of Hurin & Legend of Sigurd & Gudrun
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Oh, my mistake. I misread the post. Sorry about that Andrew. I was thinking £500 per book. You meant £500 for both. That makes a lot more sense.

Josh

Posted on: 2011/6/11 13:04



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