Resale value

Discussion in 'Guitars in General' started by Nachorc90, Jan 30, 2012.

  1. Nachorc90

    Nachorc90 Member

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    Hey guys, how are you doing? I have a 97' PRS CE 22 Quilt top, stop tail, with everything stock and original hardcase, hangtag and in very good condition. The guitar is a great one and in very good condition, but the stop tail doesn't suit my playing style, so i'm going to sell it. A guy of my country (Argentina) offered me a Fender Stratocaster 2009 AVRI 62 with non original hardcase, original accesories and everything stock, very good condition also. If I take that trade, it would be only to sell the guitar, did you guys see this as a fair trade? should i ask for some money?

    In your opinion what would be the most intelligent thing to do: wait for a buyer of my PRS or do the trade and perhaps sell the strat faster?

    Thanks and cheers to everyone.
     
  2. adaytonguitarist

    adaytonguitarist Senior Member

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    Its about an even up trade, both worth about $900-1000 on EBAY. IMO
     
  3. Nachorc90

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    I'd guess the PRS would worth a lil more, this is the quilted top:

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    Also, it has the Dragon I PU's, I think those are sorta difficult to find.

    The only think about the strat that it could reduce the resale value is the non original case
     
  4. treeofpain

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    I'd bet the PRS is worth a bit more. I don't know if the strat case is much of an issue, but it may devalue it slightly. I would think that Strats are much more common, but I don't know if this is the case in Argentina.

    It the offer is an even trade, I would keep the PRS.
     
  5. vortexxxx

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    the PRS is more valuable especially because of the top.
     
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    As the others said, the PRS is worth more, in my opinion by at least $300 or so. Just try to sell the PRS. Seems to me it would be easier to sell as well.
     
  7. Nachorc90

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    Thanks for the replies guys! :) so, better try to sell the PRS?
     
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    To some, not important, deterrent to others.
     
  10. Nachorc90

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    A guy offered me a 62 AVRI Hot Rod in very good condition with original hardcase, is that a fair trade or should i wait for the cash?
     

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