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Posted By: John Kuvakas
Posted On: Wednesday November 11, 2020 at 7:21 PM
 
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It's not the value of the box, per se, but the value the box brings to the model.
Traditionally, a model without a box can be devalued by at least 20%, frequently more.

As the hobby continues to evolve and we see more resin coming in their own cases, it will be interesting to see if the original packaging has the same impact on resale.

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Message thread:

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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