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zone 8 - standard post
9lb, 3.8 oz - 24.46
balloon standard post - 10.12
insurance - 3.05
total cost - $37.63.
i suppose i could do it without packing, but that seems like a poor idea.
I can see it getting into range with insurance through USPS but not being able to ship the cheapest method definitely hurts you in this case since big stuff is always more expensive through USPS. 9lbs would only be ~16.50 with $400 declared value through Fedex and most places you can drop off are open like 7am to 8pm or later.
Shipping Town Plan shouldn't cost more than $15 including insurance via UPS or FedEx Ground. USPS is not a reasonable shipping option for large boxes.
Offer it for $425 shipped, you'll avoid the whole shipping issue and still be $50 less than the lowest new price on Bricklink.
Just trying to be helpful, your price is indeed fair, again, sorry for going off the rails.