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Unfortunately, even with the best market conditions, there is always a trade off between selling things at a high price and selling things fast. That's just a principle of marketing. That said, you might consider these options: BrickLink / Brick Owl These are sites that specialize in trading LEGO. I can't comment further, as I've only used these sites as ...


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Good question, and welcome to LEGO Answers! Assuming you are going to break up your collection but not sort it into sets, you will likely get more money for your collection if you sell it in smaller lots sorted by color. You can get a sense for what different colors are worth per pound by searching completed listings on eBay. However, I don't believe that ...


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Excerpt from Brickpicker: With bulk, in general terms, the more time you spend on it the more money you make. At a bare minimum any bulk lot needs at least a simple hose down and a quick sort to remove as many non LEGO as possible. A bulk lot treated in that manner would bring, on average, $5.00 per pound on eBay. To make any real money you need ...


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Depending on what you have, your best bet is probably to re-build each set, and sell them as complete. Try BrickLink if you're not in a hurry to sell. You can see how much sets are selling for, and price yours accordingly. You can list them until they sell, and they only charge a small percentage when the items sell. If you want fast cash, sell them on ...


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I would suggest that you first ask the buyer what they would like. For example I would definitely prefer to get the set fully disassembled as I would like to build it from scratch. If the buyer doesn't care which way you ship it, fully disassembled is still the safest way. It will take up less room and also it is less likely that parts will be damaged or ...


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I have bought several used sets and it's a mix - sometimes people send the entire set built, sometimes split into larger chunks, and sometimes broken apart into individual pieces. It all depends on the current state of the set (fully assembled, partly assembled) and on the dimensions and availability of the shipping supplies. In the US it is easier to break ...


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BrickLink or eBay. You could get significantly more if you go through the lot and separate out full sets then sell them on BrickLink. But if you don't have the time at least take a lot of really good pictures - in this case an eBay auction would be the better choice.


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Unfortunately, what you have is a gigantic pile of unsorted LEGO that came out of sets that you originally spent nearly $3,000 on. With a gigantic pile of unsorted Lego, that may have a couple of minifigures in it, you probably won't get very close to $3000. You can try your best to get them sorted into their original sets, but your best bet is to create ...


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I haven't bought much used Lego. But normally an entire set would be mixed together into one or two ziplock bags. Given that the set is currently assembled, are you sure it has all the parts? Sometimes there are loose parts or figures that don't make it onto the final build. You may want to double-check with the instructions by rebuilding it. Finally, is ...


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Is the set new in the box, and never opened? Is it retired and rare? In that case, the skies the limit since the set may not be available anywhere. When I find my self in this situation I generally list for the high-end price on brickpicker, but include a best offer option. Do you have the manual, the box it came in and all of the parts and minifigures? ...


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As a general answer, it depends. Having to search for parts in a pile of LEGO can be one part of the pleasure of building. Unless the model has 1000+ pieces and it can become a nightmare. If you have time You can disassemble the set by following the instructions in reverse order and pack parts in several bags, then give them numbers in reverse order. ...


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Can I suggest you also other ways like selling your sets on http://oldlego.com or promoting your selling on big Lego forums like http://eurobricks.com


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Zapper buy unsorted Lego. As of today (July 2016) they pay £3.50 per kilo. Can be sold in 0.5kg increments but you need £10 minimum worth of trade before you can send it off but this can be made up of books, DVDs etc. all in the same package.


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