[Help] Price Check: How much is my _____ worth?

I've seen standard IBM model M (104 keys with SDL to PS/2 cable) costing a fortune at eBay... 150-250€... are those prices real?
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I paid $5 for mine, so take this with a grain and salt but I wouldn't pay more than like 50 or 60 for a standard one.
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zrrion wrote:I paid $5 for mine, so take this with a grain and salt but I wouldn't pay more than like 50 or 60 for a standard one.

That's what I supposed. Thanks.
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Can I get an estimate on a Cherry G81-3000SAC (= swiss dyesubs)? Mainly the keycaps, at least relative to SAD, SAU and/or something like SAT. (For the record, the sublegends are black, not blue/red.)
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Found a guy selling a Cherry G80-5000 for roughly $580. Is that in all fairness really a realistic price to ask?
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snufflecat wrote:Found a guy selling a Cherry G80-5000 for roughly $580. Is that in all fairness really a realistic price to ask?

depends very much on condition and layout
for a moderately used iso one i'd say no
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snufflecat wrote:Found a guy selling a Cherry G80-5000 for roughly $580. Is that in all fairness really a realistic price to ask?

depends very much on condition and layout
for a moderately used iso one i'd say no

Pretty much what I thought. Apparently it's well used and has some scratches, and from what I can tell from the pictures the casing isn't even cleaned.
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snufflecat wrote:Found a guy selling a Cherry G80-5000 for roughly $580. Is that in all fairness really a realistic price to ask?

depends very much on condition and layout
for a moderately used iso one i'd say no

Pretty much what I thought. Apparently it's well used and has some scratches, and from what I can tell from the pictures the casing isn't even cleaned.

I have a nib iso-PT and im considering selling it. How much do these go by these days?
Also have a couple of HHKP2 that im also considering selling.
Plus a siig minitouch blue montrey with barely any use.
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What is estimate value for Olivetti ANK 2463 keyboard ?

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I doubt they're worth a lot considering they're not interesting, they might be rare though, but rare != valuable. So I don't know, maybe 30€ ?
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what is this ?
bronz wrote:What is estimate value for Olivetti ANK 2463 keyboard ?

Oh I see that's mine. :o To be honest I don't remember what I paid several years ago but it was not much. Just make sure you like the switch before you buy or risk being unhappy with it! I do remember I did not pay much, it was more of a random find.

I doubt they're worth a lot considering they're not interesting, they might be rare though, but rare != valuable. So I don't know, maybe 30€ ?

That is no more than your opinion.
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Is anyone keeping track of prices over time, at least for some of the more popular boards?

Wondering just how much the market exploded and prices have gone up. On page 2 or so of this thread is someone in 2011 asking what their Beamspring keyboard is worth and the answer was “$100 to $200”. I’ve seen them go on eBay for $1,200 and more.
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madrobby wrote:Is anyone keeping track of prices over time, at least for some of the more popular boards?

Wondering just how much the market exploded and prices have gone up. On page 2 or so of this thread is someone in 2011 asking what their Beamspring keyboard is worth and the answer was “$100 to $200”. I’ve seen them go on eBay for $1,200 and more.

Yes and there are plenty of users here that know the actual value vs. "inflated" prices. If you are not sure ask before you buy!
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madrobby wrote:Is anyone keeping track of prices over time, at least for some of the more popular boards?

Wondering just how much the market exploded and prices have gone up. On page 2 or so of this thread is someone in 2011 asking what their Beamspring keyboard is worth and the answer was “$100 to $200”. I’ve seen them go on eBay for $1,200 and more.

Generally prices fluctuate over time, but there has been a, more or less, market-wide trend towards steeply increasing prices over the last couple of years. Some keyboards have had their value increase more than others; with beamsprings being some of the former. There are deals to be had out there, but e.g. eBay-sellers are increasingly aware of the value of their listings - good for them, but bad for the bargain hunters.
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seebart wrote:
I doubt they're worth a lot considering they're not interesting, they might be rare though, but rare != valuable. So I don't know, maybe 30€ ?

That is no more than your opinion.

Right, but at least I answered the question.
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what is this ?
Myoth wrote:Right, but at least I answered the question.

There are enough answers here.
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I have 3 of these, 2 complete and 1 missing 3 caps. What is the value of the caps? The are double shots. Check out the legends!
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How much Apple Extended Keyboard II - M3501, BCGM3501 manufactured in Ireland, with German layout, might be worth?
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@rymut: roughly between 25 and 250$, depending on condition, the latter being NIB.

@elecplus: What mount on those caps? With that degree of yellowing, I doubt they'd fetch a lot, though, even if Cherry or ALPS mount.
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What might be the market value of a board with vintage Cherry MX white switches in decent condition, neglecting all characteristics of the keyboard (i.e. let's say conversion impossible, no collector's value etc.)? So really just as a container for the switches to be desoldered and used in some project? Thanks.
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MX whites aren't sought at all from what I've seen. I don't think they have any decent value outside of their boards. Maybe 20-30€ if you find someone who is curious to give them a try.
Keybug wrote:@rymut: roughly between 25 and 250$, depending on condition, the latter being NIB.

@elecplus: What mount on those caps? With that degree of yellowing, I doubt they'd fetch a lot, though, even if Cherry or ALPS mount.

They are DCS doubleshot caps
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