Help me appraise my clapton strat

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  1. Jules78

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    What do you all think a black clapton strat is worth? Black fender case. 2000 with lace sensors in vg condition. I see some on reverb for like $1200 but that seems really high to me.
    Heres one in U.S. just like mine:
    https://reverb.com/item/2513362-fender-eric-clapton-stratocaster-2000-black
    Some from Japan for same price but everything there is expensive in usd.
    Thanks
     
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    Probably about 900. I actually saw one in GC for that much. I would have bought it but I already have one. That model has the best tone.
     
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    Jules, down on the right, the reverb.com estimate for value of that model is given as $800-1100. If you are a member and if there is a tracking of the sales of that model on reverb.com, you can get to that sale history. The guitar is that link looks to be in excellent if not mint condition, and they are asking top of market, I would think. Very good condition cannot command top dollar...unless someone plays the guitar and really likes what they see, feel and hear.
     
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    Keep in mind too that the EC's are smaller, thinner frets and their play life won't be as long as, say the bigger fretted Am Standards, etc.

    They just won't last that long being that old, unless the gtr was barely played.

    Also, $1200 is too high by $200-300.

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  5. old guitar player

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    In Canada those sell used for $1200-$1400 depending on age and condition. A guy here locally had a 2013 one for sale at $1350 CDN funds including case and all the candy. These guitars are $2160 new plus 13% tax where I live.
     
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    When you look at comps that haven't sold yet one of the most important numbers is the number of days/weeks/months it's been listed.

    Completed/sold listings on Ebay say between $800-$900.

    That's not the one w/ the awful TBX tone circuit is it ? :confused:
     
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    Thanks guys! Very helpful
     
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    It's worth about $50 on trade. I'll give you $100 right now, but only if you include shipping to NJ... ;) :D
     
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    My brother just bought one for under $900. Mint. With mint case, tags, sealed case candy, total perfection. Now, that's a great deal. But obviously, they can be found for that.

    I don't think I'd pay more than $800-$900 for a used one in any condition. Just seems to be about what they sell for.

    There's been one on Cleveland CL in mint shape for a I think a couple of months now. Guy is asking $1500. It ain't moving, and it ain't going to.
     
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    There are two for sale out here in SoCal. One is 1100 and the other 1200. Been for sale for more than a year on both. So I would imagine less like the others have said.
     
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    I sold her for $875 on reverb. Thanks for all of your help. I got lots of low offers but I kept reading this thread and being patient.
     
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    $900 - $1000.
     
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    Rule of thumb for most used stuff is 1/2 of what you paid new.
    Less if you actually used it.
    Way less if its 'modded':confused:
     
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