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What’s the most expensive pin you’ve ever purchased?


By Coz

11 months ago



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    “What is the most you’ve payed for a pin?”

    • $1000-$2000 24 votes
      6%
    • $2000-$4000 50 votes
      12%
    • $4000-$6000 65 votes
      15%
    • $6000-$8000 95 votes
      22%
    • $8000-$10000 128 votes
      30%
    • $10000-$15000 50 votes
      12%
    • $15000-$20000 14 votes
      3%
    • $20000+ 4 votes
      1%

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    #101 11 months ago

    coz what’s your most expensive game? DI?

    #102 11 months ago
    Quoted from chubtoad13:

    coz what’s your most expensive game? DI?

    Yes, I traded for it, so maybe it doesn’t seem like I spent so much money for a pin. If that makes sense. Somehow you feel like you spend less when you trade, since money may not actually change hands

    #103 11 months ago

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    #104 11 months ago

    Hmm...

    Selection range is too high for me. No Sub $1000

    #105 11 months ago

    MMR LE.
    Worth every penny.

    #106 11 months ago

    I can still remember them all. In order of price:

    NASCAR - $2,550
    Earthshaker - $1,800
    Space Shuttle - $425 and an arcade game with a dead monitor I paid $75 for.
    Mousin' Around - $550 Facebook Marketplace - dirty but working 100%. Cleaned up great!
    Laser War - Traded a BurgerTime that I got in a trade for a Space Duel that I paid $400 for.
    Flash - $400 Facebook Marketplace - "non working" (blown fuse and no ball in it...).
    Taxi - Traded a High Speed that I got in a trade for a Silver Strike Bowling that I paid $300 for.

    #107 11 months ago

    I have paid over $2k a couple times for EM arcade games but my all time high pinball was $1377 for a R&B. Being an EM guy I thought I was really stepping up at the time. I usually pay $500 or less for EM projects. It was fun and don't regret it one bit. Sold it for $1500. Like a lot of them I miss it a little.

    #108 11 months ago
    Quoted from rollitover:

    ....

    ... I think he's just waxing it..
    ...AGAIN!

    Yeah had just finished a full shop... Was going back together with it. It was complete upon purchase. Original playfeild and plastics. Definitely a survivor.

    #109 11 months ago

    Paid way more than Iiked to for NIB GBLE at $12k The movie was a real big part of my childhood and upbringing so it was a must have.

    Most I have ever paid was $14k for very nice Tron LE. Not even really my thing, but my wife is into it and Im not saying no to another pin.

    All in all 15k is my limit on any pin. Wont ever pay more than that and I really want TBL.

    #110 11 months ago

    Wozecle $6500, then RRWoz 2.0 $9500... may have been closer to 10k shipped but still happy to have it!

    #111 11 months ago

    The most expensive pin I ever bought was the first one.
    Only because that led to me buying a bunch more.

    #112 11 months ago
    Quoted from WolfManCat:

    Paid way more than Iiked to for NIB GBLE at $12k The movie was a real big part of my childhood and upbringing so it was a must have.
    Most I have ever paid was $14k for very nice Tron LE. Not even really my thing, but my wife is into it and Im not saying no to another pin.
    All in all 15k is my limit on any pin. Wont ever pay more than that and I really want TBL.

    Remind me to hit this guy up when I start selling stuff lol....holy F!!!!

    #113 11 months ago

    Cirqus Voltaire. Purchase price plus parts to make it complete was $6500.....

    #114 11 months ago
    Quoted from Coindork:

    The most expensive pin I ever bought was the first one.
    Only because that led to me buying a bunch more.

    Yep
    It's like drinkin'...
    It's not the the last one but
    the first that gets 'ya

    #115 11 months ago
    Quoted from Coindork:

    The most expensive pin I ever bought was the first one.
    Only because that led to me buying a bunch more.

    Its definitely an addicting hobby!! Too bad pins are so expensive and heavy

    #116 11 months ago

    Bought my Apollo 13 for 2400€ and my Black Knight as a trade in.
    Not an insanely high price but worth every penny.

    I wanna note that my second most expensive pin weighs in at 1400€ for a hook with two playfields, 3 almost complete plastic and ramp sets plus new decals.
    Every other pin in my collection was <850€

    #117 11 months ago

    WoZ RR for $9,500.

    #118 11 months ago

    TOTAN with complete restored pf and all brassed out. New wiring and color DMD.
    $9,000 with shipping included.
    Love it. No regrets. And looks amazing.
    Changed the base on the spinning lamp from red to purple, but it didn't/hasn't needed a thing since.

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    #119 11 months ago

    Based on sales I've become aware of over the years, the prices in this thread seem mostly in the high modest range to me. I'm wondering if some people are not commenting and their reasons?

    #120 11 months ago

    I’m sure those with BM66 SLE folks are not.

    -1
    #121 11 months ago

    Its an embarrasment of riches. Put simply.

    #122 11 months ago

    WOZ @ 6500 and said it would be the limit and now Houdini at 7k.... No self control I guess, Happy I did it though.

    #123 11 months ago

    Your Medieval Madness trade we did was the most I (spent) traded for. And it was short lived. Dont regrett it. got a star trek premium and cash for it in the end. I got bored with mm way too fast.

    #124 11 months ago

    Bought a remake BBB for 16.5k before upgrades were added. Had so much in it I was spooked to play it. Well that and concerns about replacement parts. Lovely game BBB was, unfortunately she didn't last long enough ... My max threshhold for buying a pin was immediately lowered to 10k, where it proudly still stands as a mile high wall that I cannot pass through.

    #125 11 months ago
    Quoted from Loganpinball:

    Your Medieval Madness trade we did was the most I (spent) traded for. And it was short lived. Dont regrett it. got a star trek premium and cash for it in the end. I got bored with mm way too fast.

    I see you’ve downsized your collection. That’s the beauty of this hobby, play a pin for a while and then sell or trade when you’re tired of it.

    #126 11 months ago

    $1800.00 for a Scared Stiff from Betson West.

    #127 11 months ago

    "When I die, please don't let my wife sell my **it for what I told her I paid for it."

    #128 11 months ago

    I paid 18k for the nicest BBB i had ever seen. Bought a Joust recently that was fully restored and also costed quite a bit (especially with travel costs to Canada and back).

    Wife has me on lockdown for awhile.

    #129 11 months ago

    TRON LE & BM66 LE, both are bolted to the floor and will be used as my casket to bury me in

    #130 11 months ago

    MB
    I played the pin almost 20 years ago for the first time as a kid when my grandma dumped me in the arcade at Grand Casino in Biloxi. Watched them dip down to about a low of $3k over my years of watching ebay but could never swing the money.
    FFW and I Finally got to a point I could afford it.
    No Regrets.

    #131 11 months ago

    crazy! but then again I paid $6300 for a tron pro NIB...and then thousands more on mods and labor. im prolly pushing $9-10k on that baby. that game will never leave my mancave, except for $20k, then its def for sale

    #132 11 months ago
    Quoted from LTG:

    Original Capcom Big Bang Bar - $8K
    LTG : )

    What year? We have to convert to $2018.

    #134 11 months ago

    Paid $12,990 AUD (approx $9,700 USD) for our AFMR LE in September 2017.

    #135 11 months ago

    I just bought a Big Lebowski recently. Paid a crazy amount. No regrets. Such a shame more of these weren't cranked out. Love it.

    #136 11 months ago

    Because of fluctuating exchange rates, hard for me to say, but it's a close race between The Hobbit SE and Alien Prototype.

    Having been in this hobby over 30 years it's quite astounding to me what these games are worth today, I guess I'm lucky as the law of averaging has been on my side.

    #137 11 months ago

    Metallica and KISS Pros NIB from Cointaker were $4700 each. Guns N Roses was $5000. That’s my max I’ll ever pay for a game. I thought about getting a Luci, but they’re just too much.

    #138 11 months ago

    The most cash I paid at one time was $3500 for CFTBL and TOM. Most I ever spent on one machine was probably around $2400 for RFM.

    #139 11 months ago

    Cactus Canyon $11,300

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