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Will pinball suffer the same fate? Interesting article.


By matthess

7 years ago



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    #1 7 years ago

    Came upon this and found it interesting. Wondered if pinball too will suffer the same fate.

    http://finance.yahoo.com/news/those-comics-basement-probably-worthless-095537403.html

    #2 7 years ago

    Comparing pinball to comics is hardly apples-to-apples. However, if you are buying pinball machines as an investment strategy you might belong in a comic book.

    #3 7 years ago

    can't put a comic book on location and have it generate money.

    #4 7 years ago

    Bad analogy, it was an interesting article though.

    #5 7 years ago

    and I play a pins over and over....wouldn't be the same for a comic book.

    #6 7 years ago

    It was also an interesting discussion here yesterday.

    #7 7 years ago

    I think one of the only parallels between comics and pinball is that all-original, super-mint examples of either are the most expensive and highly sought after.

    #8 7 years ago

    When others buy, it's time to sell. When others sell, it's time to buy.

    #9 7 years ago

    Each and every collectible item in the world has its ups & downs. Absolutely nobody can predict which direction the market will effect there specific item in the future.
    I think its a pretty safe bet that Honus Wagner good/mint condition baseball cards and any of the SS100 Brough Superior Motorcycles once owned by T E Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia) are going to do pretty well in the future......but even these treasures are subject to the whims of the market place.

    #10 7 years ago
    Quoted from frolic:

    can't put a comic book on location and have it generate money.

    And you would know!

    #11 7 years ago

    We already have a thread on this same topic that was started yesterday. I see no reason for there to be two, so I'm closing this one down. The other thread can be found here:

    http://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/reprints-of-comics-made-them-worthless

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