If a Print is damaged what is it worth?

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Thu Sep 29, 2011 3:25 am

Yeah this fudge's confusing. Do you want the seller to give you a full refund AND let you keep the poster? It sounds like you've got two acceptable options, why the long face?

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Thu Sep 29, 2011 4:00 am

itschris wrote:Hey guys, just wondering...I know A LOT of us have been victim of the Famous USPS Shipping ...say you buy a print and its mint from the seller, you receive it and its damaged from USPS ie creased, damaged etc...my question is this. What is the Value of the print now? Is it worthless since its creased and damaged? or still has some kind of value to it? I know it probably depends on how bad it is but I'm talking about just minor creasing to major creasing through the print from shipping (not beyond unrecognizable or just a minor ding)...
It's funny how this thread got so out of control, if you some of you guys would just read, my question..."what is a value of a print that is damaged ie if a print is worth $100 (that cannot be replaced), gets damaged by USPS, what would the value be in your guys opinion?"

All i was wondering what people's answers would be...worth 50% of its value? or once a print is damaged and creased, is it done?....thats all ..
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Codeblue wrote:That might be one of the stupidest, most irresponsible things I've ever read.
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Thu Sep 29, 2011 4:14 am

If some of you are wondering what the print is...its an Olly Moss Die Hard..Yippee Ki Yay...
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Codeblue wrote:That might be one of the stupidest, most irresponsible things I've ever read.
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Thu Sep 29, 2011 8:09 am

the fact that this thread hit four pages is a testament to the power of idiocy.
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Thu Sep 29, 2011 8:56 am

geezer wrote:If it was insured the Post Office will want it before they pay the claim. No one wins :hanging:
This is 100% not true. (as i found out about a month ago). They might collect the print sometimes but in some cases they definitely do NOT.
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Thu Sep 29, 2011 8:59 am

itschris wrote: All i was wondering what people's answers would be...worth 50% of its value? or once a print is damaged and creased, is it done?....thats all ..
I think multiple people have already told you...you can't make a blanket statment on what it will be worth. It depends on multiple factors with the most important being how rare and desired the print is. Even though it's expensive I wouldn't say an olly die hard is overly rare or desired so a damaged copy isn't going to be worth a whole lot. far less than 50% for sure.
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Thu Sep 29, 2011 9:12 am

I think it would be worth about $1000 in any condition.
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Thu Sep 29, 2011 9:40 am

LOL! Do I hear $2000?

In fact, why don't you tear it in half and sell each half as if each was "slightly damaged"?
I always defer to someone who's wearing a beater, regardless of what else he's wearing.
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Thu Sep 29, 2011 9:45 am

jojobadass wrote:that sounds like NM+
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Thu Sep 29, 2011 9:47 am

Rick_a_c wrote:LOL! Do I hear $2000?

In fact, why don't you tear it in half and sell each half as if each was "slightly damaged"?

I wouldn't call that slightly damaged, I would call it deckled edges.
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Thu Sep 29, 2011 9:47 am

My bad :oops:
I always defer to someone who's wearing a beater, regardless of what else he's wearing.
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Thu Sep 29, 2011 9:49 am

greenhorn1 wrote:
geezer wrote:If it was insured the Post Office will want it before they pay the claim. No one wins :hanging:
This is 100% not true. (as i found out about a month ago). They might collect the print sometimes but in some cases they definitely do NOT.
So, what your saying is, it's not 100% true but kinda true ?
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