Old O Gauge Track- What's It Worth?

Discussion in 'G / O / S Scale Model Trains' started by Cannonball, Dec 7, 2006.

  1. Cannonball

    Cannonball More Trains Than Brains

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    Mixed in with my O27 stuff is a box of regular O gauge track. I finally went through the box this morning to see what was in there. After throwing away the worst offenders for rust and tarnish, I'm left with 21 pieces of curved, 22 pieces of straight, and one 90 crossover. It's dirty and some peices have just a touch of rust on them. However, a good cleaning would make for some nice usable track. What would be a fair asking price for this?
  2. ozzy

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    well you can still buy it new, as well as the 0-27, so not much, altho people have been bidding on both up way more then it costs to buy new on ebay.

    you can look here www.wholesaletrains.com to see what they sell it new for.
  3. Cannonball

    Cannonball More Trains Than Brains

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    I don't expect t get much for it but I would like a little somthing from it.
    I figured maybe $20 for the whole mess + $10 shipping? Would that be fair?
  4. ozzy

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    is the straght piece's 9 or 10 inch ones, or the 36 inch ones? long...
  5. Cannonball

    Cannonball More Trains Than Brains

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    Not sure...
    I'll have to break out the ruler and check. I know they're not 36" though.
  6. Gil Finn

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    About 50 cents per section is right. Might be 75 cents now, I havent bought any for a while.
  7. Dave Farquhar

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    I agree, at about 50 cents per section you can probably find a taker, especially if it'll all fit in a flat-rate priority box that will ship for $8.10. Then the price is still well below $1 per section including shipping, and they'll get it really fast.
  8. Cannonball

    Cannonball More Trains Than Brains

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    Odd how that worked out to $21.50, which is $1.50 more than I really wanted for it. :D
  9. Gil Finn

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    I will take my cut in stamps or coinsign1