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According to data collected from Brickset, the total MSRP of all Star Wars sets to date is $18,933.76 USD. This includes a total of 508 sets. I simply used the CSV export feature on Brickset to put this together. Here's the raw data if you'd like to explore it further: https://gist.github.com/jncraton/68beb88e6027d9321373


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If it's a newer set, missing instructions will usually just knock a few dollars off the price, even for larger sets. There are usually enough adult fans buying sets for parts that it's easy to pickup cheap instructions on Bricklink. For example, instructions for the new Millennium Falcon can be purchased for less than a dollar in new condition on Bricklink. ...


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Given the quality of LEGO bricks, I would argue that an original box filled with the correct amount of the correct bricks from the same time period as the box is INDISTINGUISHABLE from an opened box containing the original bricks after use, and as such I would recommend you continue your effort. Just make sure that the bricks are indeed from the correct ...


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The value of the set is indeed greater if it comes with instructions (and even greater when the set comes with a box, but the increase in value is not as big as with the instructions). Especially with older, desired sets, a lack of instructions is sometimes a sign of a BrickLinked set (a set built from a collection of pieces bought from BrickLink stores), ...


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If I were you, I would start by looking at the price the full set is selling because I have been surprised recently to see box I was expecting to be vintage treasures selling at very reasonable prices...


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If the set was truly exclusive, the price is subjective. Chrome-colored stormtrooper minifigures were given out at toys-r-us exclusively for a month or so, and depending on the buyer and seller, the transactions can constitute a trade, a dollar, or anywhere up to 30$. I would suggest taking the advice of PsyLawn and getting it out onto the market if you ...


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My answer to this kind of question is always "it's worth exactly as much as someone is willing to give you for it." That said, one could look up prices on BrickLink (assuming there are any for sale there) and go from there. Failing that, put them on eBay with a reserve/starting bid of whatever minimum amount would make it ok for you to part with them.



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