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I have a Near Mint Condition Ultra Rare Jem 777VSK (No dings, very light pickup fading) with original european Ibanez RG-C Case. There is supposedly less VSK out there than PMC (271). I wonder how much I should be asking if I ever want to sell it.

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Those things are worthless! You'll be lucky to get $5 if you can get anything. You'd better just give it to me. :lol:

Sorry, kidding. I'd like to know what they're worth too. They're are so few around!
 

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Regardless, as with any collectible it's only worth as much as someone is willing to spend on it.
Which is why, unless you're strapped for cash, you hold out until someone pays what it's worth. ;)

Ok, to help the OP out, let's frame it like this. More or less valuable than a 777LNG? You get extra points if you provide your own opinion on how much.

Also, Luthier, can you provide some pictures? That would help, not to mention provide us with some eye candy. :D
 

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Thanks guys!

Right now it's in storage

I know it's worth what the market is willing to pay, but a comparative value helps in establishing a fair price. I am not willing to sell now, but since my collection is getting a bit too much I will eventually sell a few. Plus... It will make the wife happy... and a happy wife makes a happy man... :)
 

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When you start shooting photos, make sure to use good lighting and include everything you can. Make 'em nice and BIG too. We need some juicy pics of your VSK preferably wallpaper sized...
 

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Not seeing any dollar figures here as this drew me in. At the shop today, picked up a new to me Ibanez and the owner who knows how I am about buying Ibanez guitars asked me If I would buy a Jem777 if he did a swap with a guy for a Gibson Firebird.

First off I do not know jack about Jems. Pretty educated about Ibanez guitars mainly the older MIJ stuff. Always stayed away because of the cost of a Jem. But this guy will work with me with some trades.

Don't know which 777 it is, as I see there are a couple. But he says it's an '87, green with pyramids. I can get more info.

He wants 1,700 USD. Lot of money to me. Just wondering if this is a LOW price with the small info. Condition unknown but he says pretty good without doing a real inspection.
 

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If the 777 is all original and in good condition.....

JUMP,JUMP,JUMP,JUMP on that! That is a loooooow price for a Jem LNG.
Thanks for the reply

What does that mean as far as $s? I know condition is key and original parts. I would not keep, move it you know.

Tell me a asking price for all original good condition with players wear(no better for conversation)

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I rekon you maybe a little to high Mungojerrie $1900 - $2500 is the ball park i think you would be looking to bat in. You guys see my awesome base ball talk :D and im Aussie
 

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Okay, mate. I guess you are closer than I was. I'm no expert, I was just going by what I've seen in the past. $1700 is still a great price for sure. Speaking of Aussies..., what do you think are the chances of Mark Weber winning the F1 championship this year?
 

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Okay, mate. I guess you are closer than I was. I'm no expert, I was just going by what I've seen in the past. $1700 is still a great price for sure. Speaking of Aussies..., what do you think are the chances of Mark Weber winning the F1 championship this year?
i really fancied mark weber to win f1 championship this year,he wasnt far away last year.im a betting man and at begining of the season he was 25/1 to win f1 championship very very very generous.but i vowed never to bet on f1 again after i had £40 on rubens barichello (cant remember which gp it was) he led all the way but team orders he had to let schumacher past on the last lap,i wasnt best pleased i can tell you lol.
 

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Not seeing any dollar figures here as this drew me in. At the shop today, picked up a new to me Ibanez and the owner who knows how I am about buying Ibanez guitars asked me If I would buy a Jem777 if he did a swap with a guy for a Gibson Firebird.

First off I do not know jack about Jems. Pretty educated about Ibanez guitars mainly the older MIJ stuff. Always stayed away because of the cost of a Jem. But this guy will work with me with some trades.

Don't know which 777 it is, as I see there are a couple. But he says it's an '87, green with pyramids. I can get more info.

He wants 1,700 USD. Lot of money to me. Just wondering if this is a LOW price with the small info. Condition unknown but he says pretty good without doing a real inspection.
$1700 is fairly low for a LNG, which is what I'm assuming it is if it is "an '87, green with pyramids". You would certainly want to inspect it. The fact that it's so low makes me wonder if it isn't beat to hell or missing a lot of original hardware and case candy.

Just keep in mind that $1700 could possibly go a lot further on a 777DY, which means better condition, OHSC, case candy, etc.
 

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Okay, mate. I guess you are closer than I was. I'm no expert, I was just going by what I've seen in the past. $1700 is still a great price for sure. Speaking of Aussies..., what do you think are the chances of Mark Weber winning the F1 championship this year?
If weber wins e-beers brought to all and charge the bill to my account its aussie happy hour =D and yes i think he will!
 

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I have a Near Mint Condition Ultra Rare Jem 777VSK (No dings, very light pickup fading) with original european Ibanez RG-C Case. There is supposedly less VSK out there than PMC (271). I wonder how much I should be asking if I ever want to sell it.

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Back on topic, I think the issue with the VSK is because they're so rare there's no established pricing for them with only an alleged handful ever being released. My own experience is that their rarity also leads to a certain anonymity so you have to pitch your sale (or lets face it, these days, your auction) correctly.

As a general rule my feel (and I have no figures to back this up) would be that it tracks the fluorescent three, somewhere between an LNG and a regular SK, probably closer to the SK side of things.

Rarer than a LNG or a swirl? Oh, almost certainly. As desirable as an LNG or a swirl? Only to a tiny handful of people who even know they exist, probably already have the other guitars in question and have a burning desire to have something that others don't have and happen to have a couple of thousand bucks at the same time you're selling...
 

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Very well said. Yeah, I agree. Not many people know they exist because of very little exposure. Truth be told, if I were to choose between a VSK and a SK, I would go for the SK every time. There's just something magical about the original 3.... The perfect blend of the outrageous neon colors and of course the iconic pyramid neck. The VSK is just lacking that punch, not by much, but just enough.
 
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