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Grand Emporium,Town Hall or Fire brigade??

romanstarromanstar Member Posts: 197
edited March 2015 in Buying & Selling Topics
Looking to buy a few sets to invest in.Which out of the sets above would you choose?Many thanks.

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  • madforLEGOmadforLEGO Chicagoland USMember Posts: 9,383
    There are man y threads that discuss this, and quite honestly if you ask three people a question of what they think you will get three different answers.
    (though guessing most would say Town Hall)
    I would say ask in this thread

    http://www.bricksetforum.com/discussion/1958/predictions-on-discontinuing-sets-and-their-secondary-market-value#latest

    TheCableGuy
  • novicebuilder101novicebuilder101 Member Posts: 130
    I'd say Town Hall, Fire Brigade, then Emporium. Many people on here feel that the Town Hall can go up to $700-800 this time next year. 
  • TheCableGuyTheCableGuy Member Posts: 115
    When you say `a few` do you mean a few, or just one like you meant before?

    All the information you need is in the predictions thread.
    Legoboy
  • Jern92Jern92 MalaysiaMember Posts: 801
    I'd say all 3, because they're all going to be worth a lot in a decade or so
  • romanstarromanstar Member Posts: 197
    lol.Just probably one each if i can get money together.Cheers everyone.I do like the TH and FB.
    Mordoor
  • piratemania7piratemania7 New EnglandMember Posts: 2,080
    Tyyyyyyyypically you wouldn't start a whole new thread for something like this.

    This has been discussed and dissected at significant length and detail in other threads - in one in particular that lies just below this thread when you are at the main view.

    At any rate I digress I don't see a clear winner that should be scooped up first out of those three if you don't have them. If anything source them all NOW. That will save you money long term.

    In terms of long term success right now I and I believe many others are banking on the TH.
    Mordoor
  • romanstarromanstar Member Posts: 197
    Never seen it i was in the middle of cooking my tea, :) I dont understand about why the TH is most popular?I would have thought the FB would have been by a distance.
    FollowsClosely
  • TheLoneTensorTheLoneTensor MericaMember Posts: 3,950
    edited March 2015
    @piratemania7 is right, this belonged in PDSSMV thread.

    Though I will answer you, and say none of them.  There are better places to spend your money for investing in Lego than already-rising retired sets.
    nicoyagomezpharmjod
  • natro220natro220 USAMember Posts: 545
    It makes little sense to buy any for "Investing" as they are all no longer RRP and most gain the sets would see...at least for the foreseeable future,has already happened. Buy a Pet Shop or Parisian Restaurant instead.
    FollowsClosely
  • piratemania7piratemania7 New EnglandMember Posts: 2,080
    ^^^^what does it mean to cook ones tea?
  • romanstarromanstar Member Posts: 197
    Well thats put me in a pickle :)
  • romanstarromanstar Member Posts: 197
    ^^^^what does it mean to cook ones tea?


    Its a British term for when you finish work and cook a meal .Some posher folk call it 'Dinner'
  • piratemania7piratemania7 New EnglandMember Posts: 2,080
    ^ cheerio mate thanks for the breakdown!
  • romanstarromanstar Member Posts: 197
    One is happy to oblige dear boy. B)
  • Pitfall69Pitfall69 0 miles to Legoboy's houseMember Posts: 11,383
    edited March 2015
    I'm sorry, but I feel that I am in some F'd up Dr. Who Episode!!! I must have stepped into the ReTardis ;)
    natro220pharmjod
  • piratemania7piratemania7 New EnglandMember Posts: 2,080
    edited March 2015
    Cheap. Cool. Crazy!
  • sklambsklamb speaker of American EnglishMember Posts: 481
    edited March 2015
    My answer to the OP's question is D (none of the above). Buy Pet Shop at RRP (or better) if you're looking for an investment. If you just want to have modulars, buy the ones you want and feel you can afford.
  • Jern92Jern92 MalaysiaMember Posts: 801
    ^^^^what does it mean to cook ones tea?
    had the same shock the first time I heard someone use that expression haha
  • roxioroxio UKMember Posts: 1,335
    Petshop
    Palace Cinema
    Ecto-1
  • CCCCCC UKMember Posts: 17,952
    Definitely none of them. They have all had their spike after going EOL. Invest in something current.
  • ShibShib UKMember Posts: 5,230
    I'm really resisting the urge to make a joke about #10225
    TheCableGuyscrumperLostInTranslationroxio
  • SuperTrampSuperTramp City 17Member Posts: 1,021
    I'd say invest in the PS but i think the PC will probably go first.
  • CapnRex101CapnRex101 United KingdomAdministrator Posts: 2,276
    I think we're done here. The OP has an answer but for future reference the Predictions on Discontinuing Sets thread is the best place for this kind of thing.
    ShibAndor
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