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Most lucrative/least time-consuming way to sell PC parts and games

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After 9 years, at age 68, we are moving again and I need to unload a life-time collection of used PC parts & boxed games.
I want to make the most possible for the least effort and waiting - looking for suggestions.
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Wish I was rich. Id just buy it all sight unseen and help ya out too.
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Dave Allen wrote: Sun Nov 20, 2022 7:16 pm After 9 years, at age 68, we are moving again and I need to unload a life-time collection of used PC parts & boxed games.
I want to make the most possible for the least effort and waiting - looking for suggestions.
There may be a more informed answer coming (so wait and don't take my word for it), but I'd guess that your most viable route is going to be to research what you have and pick out the one-in-twenty items that are actually worth something to a collector (some old peripherals, for instance, can be valuable to retro builders, as can some old video cards (some 3dfx cards, for instance.) Those you're probably going to have to find a collector for, though, which means ebay (or similar.)

For the rest, it'll likely end up being more trouble than it's worth. Much of it will cost more to ship than it would bring in - nobody wants your old 56k modem or your boxed copy of Pants Pirates 5.

If you're looking for single-destination, no-research levels of effort... check if there are any vintage video game/electronics stores in your area and contact them, but expect a pittance (and expect them to hand half of it back to you once they go through it.) If there are none, you're probably going to end up donating it somewhere.
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Some games sell well on ebay.
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