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Posted By: Don Anderson
Posted On: Wednesday November 11, 2020 at 6:01 PM
 
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Folks I wonder how much the box is worth that the model came in.
I like to display my collection and so I put the box(es) away for a while. I used to never even keep them. It's a lot of space to accumulate box and model too. Now it may be that some collectors find it fun to sell or trade one or two later. I'm not against that. Most of my collection will be a problem for my widow and our kids. Sorry about that. But there still is the question. What is the value of the box? Is it supposed to be kept on a closet shelf with the model in it? What's the joy in that? By the way,Happy Veterans Day, guys.

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Folks I wonder how much the box is worth that the model came in. by Don Anderson #29162
It's not the value of the box, per se, but the value the box brings to the model. by John Kuvakas #29162.1
Well if we are talking about obsolete toys then the box adds a …. by Chris Sweetman #29162.1.1
+1 (EOM) by Shel Platt #29162.1.1.1
I keep the boxes Don. As Joh Kuvakas says, the value of a boxless model by Mike Coupe #29162.2
Better keep 'em Don. If I recall from my visit to your home, by Harvey Goranson #29162.3
Agree don’t chuck ‘em store ‘em! (EOM) by Chris Sweetman #29162.3.1
So now I'm of the opinion that saving the box is so when you grow tired of it or want by Don Anderson #29162.3.1.1
All my models are displayed without the boxes. I only keep the boxes of the more expensive by Jacques Roest #29162.3.2
Many boxes can be carefully folded down to almost flat, taking far less space.. by Mark Lampariello #29162.4
This piece of furniture is entirely full of 1/43rd model boxes. by Ed Glorius #29162.4.1




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