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#1 Commander_Rob

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Posted 23 February 2009 - 01:07 PM

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A while ago I got the idea to add the prices of all of my Lego Star Wars sets together to see how much money I had spent on it. To ease calculation I made the list of my sets in MS Excel and had the program add the MRRPs multiplied with how often I own the set.

I would be interested if anyone has done a similar thing and I would really like to see how much other people have spent on their collection.

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Posted 23 February 2009 - 01:13 PM

Well I think I got about 100 something sets and I guess it would probably be 30,000 HK which is about 4000 US
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Posted 23 February 2009 - 01:22 PM

Isnt this just, mines bigger than yours.
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Posted 23 February 2009 - 01:40 PM

A haven't got so much sets, but a lot of rare stuff.
I think the account conduct 1200€.

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Posted 23 February 2009 - 01:55 PM

I'd rather not speculate about that.
Since I am only missing a handfull of sets since 1999, I guess my collection is rather expensive.
And yes this seems like a "Mine is bigger than yours" :laugh:
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Posted 23 February 2009 - 02:10 PM

Well i don't think i'd even dare add it up, but all the UCS sets apart from the yoda and Maul, and a UCS venator, UCS B-Wing, UCS Sand Skiff, 2 x UCS actis eta's and a UCS AAT plus probably 30K or more in loose parts  :cry_sad:

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Posted 23 February 2009 - 02:12 PM

View Postcavegod, on Feb 23 2009, 10:10 PM, said:

Well i don't think i'd even dare add it up, but all the UCS sets apart from the yoda and Maul, and a UCS venator, UCS B-Wing, UCS Sand Skiff, 2 x UCS actis eta's and a UCS AAT plus probably 30K or more in loose parts  :cry_sad:
Wait a UCS Venator or Star Destroyer? Welcome to EB you should make a topic in the hello my name is forum
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Posted 23 February 2009 - 02:13 PM

View PostDarthSion, on Feb 23 2009, 07:22 AM, said:

Isnt this just, mines bigger than yours.

No, people are simply curious about how much peoples collections cost. As an estimate, I have 25 sets at about $1000 US.
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Posted 23 February 2009 - 02:20 PM

Well id say what it seems like, but not sure if its allowed, but a common nickname fro trophies/achievements, a e male organ is what is seems like, this is how big mine is, how big is yours.
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Posted 23 February 2009 - 02:35 PM

View PostCommanderCody77, on Feb 23 2009, 02:12 PM, said:

Wait a UCS Venator or Star Destroyer? Welcome to EB you should make a topic in the hello my name is forum

UCS Venator, built using Primus's instructions and modded to my own taste but it will be getting taken apart soon not that it's in one piece at the moment lol

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Posted 23 February 2009 - 03:18 PM

I'm only missing a few sets, mainly UCS and sets from Episode 3; many duplicates.....hmmmm....way too much to bother counting!

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#12 eti

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Posted 23 February 2009 - 03:28 PM

Just Starwars? 65 euros...
55 for the Sandcrawler without Minifigs because I wanted all those brown pieces.
10 for the Yoda etc. magnet set because I wanted the dark face, the torsos and the Dooku hair.

I'm not much of a Star Wars fan at all...

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Posted 23 February 2009 - 05:26 PM

2500 GBP+ (if I add on 565 GBP I'll spend later this year I will think of myself as stupid :hmpf_bad: , but LEGO SW is worth it :thumbup: )

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Posted 23 February 2009 - 05:54 PM

I think I've spent about 3 euro's on SW lego. A young Obi-wan torso (and his brown cape) and Han Solo minifig (desert skiff version).
That must be a record  :tongue:. There are a lot of awesome SW sets, but unfortunately I don't have the money to be venturing outside of 1 or 2 themes too often (most is spent on pirates).

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Posted 23 February 2009 - 05:57 PM

View PostDarthSion, on Feb 23 2009, 03:20 PM, said:

Well id say what it seems like, but not sure if its allowed, but a common nickname fro trophies/achievements, a e male organ is what is seems like, this is how big mine is, how big is yours.
What?! a e male organ?! Funny!  :laugh:

Yes, spend to much money to catch up already.
And worse I'm gonna spend more the upcoming year(s)!  :blush:
Especially if they make sets like the Dropship/AT-OT.  :grin:

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Posted 23 February 2009 - 06:46 PM

£385. (around $560)
But I only started collecting last year..
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Posted 23 February 2009 - 06:57 PM

About $1,500 (US), total for what I've bought and received as gifts.

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Posted 23 February 2009 - 06:57 PM

Well i am like KimT here as i have also been collecting the SW line from the word go. Also like him starting to think to much about how much i have spent gives me nosebleeds   :laugh:

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Posted 23 February 2009 - 07:09 PM

View Postmutley777, on Feb 23 2009, 07:57 PM, said:

Well i am like KimT here as i have also been collecting the SW line from the word go. Also like him starting to think to much about how much i have spent gives me nosebleeds   :laugh:
Same here, although I always try to go for bargains, trades etc... But, I don't smoke, which is a good excuse to spend your money on something else you actualy don't need that bad. That said, I'm happy I never bought the UCS Falcon or death star and just bought the figures trough Bricklink or Ebay, those sets are to overpriced in my opinion.

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Posted 23 February 2009 - 07:39 PM

I started collecting in 2003 so my collection miss almost all of the first waves from 1999-2002. That maybe seems like not but are way too many sets. I own some sets of these waves but not a lot  :tongue: . Currently my collection costs around $3500-$5000 mainly due to the very hard to find sets and some rare collector items  :thumbup: .

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Posted 23 February 2009 - 07:47 PM

Well, I started collecting back in 1999. But really only started going crazy about 2003. But bricklink works wonders!

Like Mutley and Kim, I would A. Rather not say, and B. can't be bothered adding it all up. I think i have around 165 SW sets.

But i'm sure, whoever think's they have the most, mutley wins...  :tongue:

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Posted 23 February 2009 - 07:52 PM

Me? I must have spent at least 300 dollars on my collection. Not so big I would say since most sets were from gifts.
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Posted 23 February 2009 - 08:57 PM

Please don't call me snobby or pathetic, but I really go so far, that I can't keep track. So many minifigs, so many sets... I'm a collector though, right?  :tongue:
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Posted 23 February 2009 - 09:01 PM

Oh, God. Thinking about all of the money I spent on Lego is just depressing.  :blush: Sometimes I don't want to think about it!  :laugh:

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Dude, you've got a Final Fantasy sig and you're on a lego forum....arguing about elves. Try not to think you're some cool guy because you don't play D&D
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Posted 23 February 2009 - 09:02 PM

Lol - I have more than £1000 just in Star Wars minifigs

Total SW collections value - £4000

Spent on Lego in the last 10 years - £10,000
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