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Death Star at 2 cents a piece!?

DatoDato Member Posts: 111
edited December 2011 in Buying & Selling Topics
According to the price guide at bricklink.com, there were two transactions this month on 1,000 sets of DS each where the average price was ~$.02 per DS:

http://www.bricklink.com/catalogPG.asp?S=10188-1

How did we miss that? :)

Comments

  • EricEric Queensland, AustraliaMember Posts: 376
    I doubt that, that was legitimate.
  • The_Brick_BuilderThe_Brick_Builder Member Posts: 658
    Was definitely a scam.
  • LegoFanTexasLegoFanTexas TexasMember Posts: 8,409
    How do you scam someone for 2 cents?

    Something is amiss there...
  • The_Brick_BuilderThe_Brick_Builder Member Posts: 658
    ^^ Maybe the seller entered the wrong price?
  • legoDadlegoDad Member Posts: 529
    Might've been 2 cents but $400 shipping.
  • LegoFanTexasLegoFanTexas TexasMember Posts: 8,409
    Yes, but 1,000 of them?
  • Pacific493Pacific493 Member Posts: 379
    I saw this last night and was tempted to place an order, but figured it would ultimately be more hassle than it was worth. The seller had an enormous number of sets listed. For DS alone, he claimed to have 100,000 units in stock and was selling them in bundles of 1000.
  • LegoFanTexasLegoFanTexas TexasMember Posts: 8,409
    Perhaps he thinks he is selling them 1 part at a time? :)
  • MinifiguresPlusMinifiguresPlus Member Posts: 197
    ^lol

    It's definitely either for FB purposes or an incorrect number entered.
    One time I placed a long order at a store that had completely messed their prices up. I have no idea how, but it happens.
  • MinifiguresPlusMinifiguresPlus Member Posts: 197
    @LegoFanTexas ...I just noticed the validity of that statement. It could very well be that they were incomplete sets of some sort such as "instruction booklet only" :)
  • louislegolouislego Member Posts: 17
    I think they meant to enter a quantity of 2 for $1000 each? But that means that they would have to the decimals, so probably not. Weird. It also messes up the whole bricklink price history for that set.
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