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Friday, October 26, 2007
It's a Wrap eBay auctions - Week 44 Results
Week 44 Results
What a CRAZY week! I have no clue what got into people this week, but there were some very high prices realized. And it wasn't for premium props or costumes. Noe really spectacular items were auctioned, but still, some people got carried away.
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OK, so here we go.....
Star Trek: TMP Scotty Class A uniform at $ 4,051 was a bit strong for a uniform not used on screen. It was nice though and even had the arm braid (showing it was never sent to the cleaners). IAW claims it was the nicest hero costume from TMP left.
The Star Trek: Enterprise MACO Complete Uniform at $ 3,775 was way higher than previous ones as well! These typically go at $ 3,000.
Maharanidiva was bid up by a probable shill bidder on the Spock Camping Outfit. Just check out the bid history. This is classic shill bidding. Being that Maharnidiva was bidding on this early, and her bids were visible, the shill bidder knew she would bid high and so bid her up. I told her to back out, but she chose to bid anyway. A shame. But I have reported this to eBay.
The Terran Empire female Enterprise Uniform went for a strong $ 2,550. The last one went for only $ 1,900. These are nice, and will certainly look nice on display.
The Vulcan Kolinahr Master/Amanda Grayson costume at $ 2,247 was pretty strong as well. Interesting, but a bit dull. The bracelets were nice though and the costume is potentially an important one.
The Garak Cardassian Costume at $ 2,127 went for significantly less than it did last time when the shill bidder bid it up to $ 7,000. This was a popular costume for Garak, and went at a decent price.
The Geordi LaForge First Contact style uniform went for a reasonable $ 1,775 and included an extra pair of pants. But I am not sure why. The pants didn't belong to this costume obviously. Still, the jumpsuit is cool and will look awesome on display.
As far as props go:
Star Trek: TNG Enterprise D Schemtaic LCARS at $ 6,450 was WAY overpriced. It got my Worst Deal of the Week. First, it wasn't from "All Good Things" as IAW claimed, but it was in the main engineering set throughout TNG according to Jorg, the Star Trek expert on all things prop. At this price, the owner better hold onto it forever, because he won;t get his $ back if he tries to sell it.
Star Trek: Romulan LCARS-style Wall Mount at $ 3,351 was also over priced. Very cool and I would love to have it, but I think this is a $ 1,500 prop. Maharanidiva won this prop too.
Star Trek: TNG Relay Station 47 Model at $ 3,329 was awesome. The nicest model we have seen so far, and one that will display very well.
The USS Defiant Name Plaque Set Dressing at $ 3,000 was also way high for a piece of particle board! A much nicer Avenger plaque went for $ 2, 200 at Christie's and so I think this one should have been in that range.
The Voyager Pattern Enhancer Props went for a strong $ 2,806. Now my buddies and I were after this, but we only went $ 2,100. Not bad for three props that light up and very memorable at that.
The Voyager 29th Century Medical Device from "Relativity" went for $ 1,481. I bid on this for my Relativity collection, but got outbid. It is cool in that it lights up in a few ways.
Good Deals under $ 500
The Voyager Starfleet Uniform at only $ 485 was the best deal of the week. A Starfleet Uniform below $ 500? And a command red to boot!
The Red Squad Cadet at only $ 360 is a new low for that costume. It doesn't have the Red Squad pin, but is still a great deal.
The TNG Medical Scanner was distressed, but lights up and at $ 338 was a good deal for a resin, working prop.
The Prop Blood Sample and Test Tube Rack from DS9 went for only $ 338. A steal at this price.
The Feature Style Klingon Communicator at $ 302 was a good deal for a nice little prop. It is after all, a comm badge.
The Tan Class B Long Sleeved uniform at $ 265 was a great deal and I missed it because I was talking on the phone with my buddy Brett from Federation Surplus! UGH!
Two cool Hirogen Hunting weapons went for a paltry $ 203! Very cool and I almost bid on this. I need to keep a shaper eye next time!
THIS WEEK'S AWARDS:
Best Costume of the Week: Star Trek: TMP Scotty Class A uniform at $ 4,051
Best Prop of the Week: The TNG Relay Station 47 Model at $ 3,329 was clearly the best prop this week.
Best Buy of the week: The Voyager Starfleet Uniform at only $ 485 was a total steal.
Worst Buy of the week: In a week of CRAZY prices, the TNG Enterprise D Schemtaic LCARS at $ 6,450 was an INSANE price for a simple LCARS, even if it was the ENnterprise.
Sleeper of the Week:The Prop Blood Sample and Test Tube Rack at only $ 338 slipped by everyone.
5 HIGHEST PRICED ITEMS THAT SOLD
Star Trek: TNG Enterprise D Schemtaic LCARS at $ 6,450
Star Trek: TMP Scotty Class A uniform at $ 4,051
Star Trek: Enterprise MACO Complete Uniform at $ 3,775 Star Trek: Romulan LCARS-style Wall Mount at $ 3,351
Star Trek: TNG Relay Station 47 Model at $ 3,329