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Old 02-06-2008, 05:53 AM   #1
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Default Whats this worth?? Kyosho Optima Mid

I want to get rid of this old electric buggy what do you guys think its worth?







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Old 02-06-2008, 06:04 AM   #2
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Honestly when it comes to something like that (a classic buggy) your best bet is to put it on ebay.

Price you get depends on the market which can be finicky. I've seen an original Yokomo Dogfighter go for close to 1k with a bunch of spares in great shape. But that was unique.

I think the car by itself would fetch between 200-300 dollars....

The radio, well, not much interest in classic radios from what I've seen...
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Old 02-06-2008, 07:11 AM   #3
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That is a beauty.
The fact that you have the packaging in excellent condition makes it even more valuable.
Don't let anything happen to that box!!!!
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As you can see from my sig, I actually collect a lot of vintage Kyosho's. Your's looks to be in pretty good shape and as another poster said, including the box will up it's value. Also, it's value is increased by your choice to paint it consistent with the box art. Unfortunately, the values literally change week to week so it is hard to pinpoint a number. The optima mid is a good collector car but won't fetch quite as much as the earlier cars. I watch ebay constantly for vintage Kyosho's. If I had to put a value on yours, I would say it could go for anywhere from $175-$275. I really don't see it going for lower than that. Of course if it was in the box unbuilt, you would be looking at $500-$700.
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Thanks for the info Guys
I think I will be ebaying it later on this week.
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Of course if it was in the box unbuilt, you would be looking at $500-$700.
I bet he's taking it apart right now!!!!
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