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Do you save boxes for resale in the future?

 
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Dec 15, 2012 12:06 |  #1

I don't want to be a packrat, but I always wonder whether it adds to the ability to sell a piece of equipment, if you still have the original box to send to the buyer. Any thoughts?


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Dec 15, 2012 12:08 |  #2

yes, keep all the boxes.


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Dec 15, 2012 12:11 |  #3

I save em. I figure at the very least if will give the buyer piece of mind that I took care of the gear I'm selling.


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Dec 15, 2012 12:15 |  #4

i save them only for that reason... resale. i could care less about the empty boxes. they just take up space.

i never understood why people wanted the boxes so bad.




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Dec 15, 2012 12:17 |  #5

I've saved all my boxes and unused original content with that purpose in mind; I know I personally prefer to purchase a camera or lens with the original box. Altho not necessarily true I know, it does make me feel the item has been better cared for if the packaging is complete and in good shape as well.


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Dec 15, 2012 12:21 |  #6

Lyssi wrote in post #15370148external link
I've saved all my boxes and unused original content with that purpose in mind; I know I personally prefer to purchase a camera or lens with the original box. Altho not necessarily true I know, it does make me feel the item has been better cared for if the packaging is complete and in good shape as well.

..and that's why I do it.




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Dec 15, 2012 12:21 |  #7

Lyssi wrote in post #15370148external link
I've saved all my boxes and unused original content with that purpose in mind; I know I personally prefer to purchase a camera or lens with the original box. Altho not necessarily true I know, it does make me feel the item has been better cared for if the packaging is complete and in good shape as well.

Same here.


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Dec 15, 2012 12:26 |  #8

LV Moose wrote in post #15370162external link
Same here.

Ditto


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Dec 15, 2012 12:28 as a reply to post 15370122 |  #9

I think most people would prefer to have items in the original box. Doesn't necessarily mean the item is in better shape than if not in the original packaging, but still....


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Dec 15, 2012 12:38 |  #10

booja wrote in post #15370139external link
i save them only for that reason... resale. i could care less about the empty boxes. they just take up space.

i never understood why people wanted the boxes so bad.

Same here and it annoying as hell to have to keep them around.




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Dec 15, 2012 12:39 |  #11

Sorry but if i buy a used lens i care only about the shape of the lens .

i really don't care if it has the original box


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Dec 15, 2012 12:41 |  #12
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Yes, I save all the boxes and everything that come with. Some buyers prefer to have the "whole" package. :D


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Dec 15, 2012 12:42 |  #13

Lyssi wrote in post #15370148external link
I've saved all my boxes and unused original content with that purpose in mind; I know I personally prefer to purchase a camera or lens with the original box. Altho not necessarily true I know, it does make me feel the item has been better cared for if the packaging is complete and in good shape as well.

Same here. I keep the original boxes and content as well. +1


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Dec 15, 2012 12:43 |  #14

I try and save everything but not with resale in mind, mostly because Im a hoarder! lol


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Dec 15, 2012 12:49 |  #15

kozal01 wrote in post #15370221external link
I try and save everything but not with resale in mind, mostly because Im a hoarder! lol

LOL!!
Hi...my name is Rob. I am also a hoarder.


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