Most expensive Tenyo you ever bought

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Most expensive Tenyo you ever bought

Postby David DeTenyo » Wed Mar 19, 2014 4:52 pm

Perhaps a delicate question, but what was the most you ever spent on 1 Tenyo trick?

For me it was Coin Case (new in package). I payed ('only') 320 USD for it a few years ago.
Fantastic was also expensive but I can't remember what I payed for it, it was between 200 - 300 USD I think.
One of the last + 100 USD tricks I ever bought was a Super Vase A La India in slightly damaged package - that was 160 USD.
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Re: Most expensive Tenyo you ever bought

Postby Jaime C. » Wed Mar 19, 2014 6:27 pm

so far...Mystery China Box (used) ($50.00 only) :lol:
don't CHASE your dreams...rather COOK them...
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Re: Most expensive Tenyo you ever bought

Postby JohnM » Wed Mar 19, 2014 6:34 pm

As far as T-Numbers, $450 for Astro Tube.

Non T-Numbers, $500 for the Penultimate Coin Box Collection.
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Re: Most expensive Tenyo you ever bought

Postby SimonC » Wed Mar 19, 2014 7:23 pm

I treated myself last year to an eye of the idol. I'd been looking for one for years (that I could afford) and one popped up on eBay. I wasn't sure but when I checked the location and saw that it was in my town Colchester, literally 10mins up the road I saw it as a sign. Spooky stuff considering it could have been anywhere in the world. Plus I saved £10 on postage.
It's one of my all time favourites and the closest to actual magic I've seen in such a trick.
That was a one off tho, I normally work within a £20/30 budget.
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Re: Most expensive Tenyo you ever bought

Postby BobD » Thu Mar 20, 2014 5:08 am

Used Billscape from Angelo Carbone in excellent condition - £255.00 (excluding shipping)
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Re: Most expensive Tenyo you ever bought

Postby gazpratley » Thu Mar 20, 2014 10:25 am

sealed up and absolute mint Billscape, I think it was somewhere around 350 us dollars but cant remember the exact price.
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Re: Most expensive Tenyo you ever bought

Postby Rob Rand » Thu Mar 20, 2014 11:06 am

My most expensive Tenyo Fantastica 132 € BNIP
Second Mini Morphosis 130 € BNIP
Third Elevator Coins 107 € BNIP
And a LOT for rather low prices :)

And no, I don't trade or sell any of these!
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Re: Most expensive Tenyo you ever bought

Postby Elliot W. » Thu Mar 20, 2014 11:16 am

For a single Tenyo trick the most I paid was $40 for a used Color Fantasy. :)
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Re: Most expensive Tenyo you ever bought

Postby Shan » Thu Mar 27, 2014 9:30 pm

$200 plus shipping on Geometric...LOVE IT
but my boyfriend thought i was insane-_-
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Re: Most expensive Tenyo you ever bought

Postby JohnM » Fri Mar 28, 2014 1:53 pm

Siusiuc wrote:$200 plus shipping on Geometric...LOVE IT
but my boyfriend thought i was insane-_-


Just tell him he is lucky that you are not collecting designer handbags and shoes. :D

With a sealed Geometrick you can slide it out the back of the package without too much damage.
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Re: Most expensive Tenyo you ever bought

Postby AlexBrazil » Mon Jun 04, 2018 12:41 pm

So it is now 2018, and the last message to this thread was posted in 2014.

Did the scenario change a lot since 2014? Did Tenyo get much more expensive since then? Is it even more difficult to find rare items nowadays?

Well, to answer the question, the most expensive Tenyo I bought was UltraTube. I paid $400. Yeah, that is a lot of money for a single trick....

I still wish to have some rare tricks such as Sidetrack, but the prices at eBay are outrageous.
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Re: Most expensive Tenyo you ever bought

Postby Richard Kaufman » Thu Jun 07, 2018 12:57 pm

Tenyo in general has gotten less expensive, except for the items everyone is chasing.

My most expensive Tenyo item was their Kuma Tubes, which retailed for $1000 in the last year they put it out, and that's how much I paid for it (new, at an out of the way magic shop in Japan where it was just sitting on the shelf).
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Re: Most expensive Tenyo you ever bought

Postby Simon Layland » Fri Jun 08, 2018 6:10 am

I paid $350 for an unopened Side Track (still unopened) and I already owned one at the time, I love the trick so much I made sure I had a spare.
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Re: Most expensive Tenyo you ever bought

Postby magicjeff » Fri Jun 08, 2018 9:06 am

Hmmm, well, if we are talking what one paid...$80 for an Origami tube
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Re: Most expensive Tenyo you ever bought

Postby SimonC » Fri Jun 08, 2018 11:52 am

I’d say the magic works crystal cleaver I bought when I was 8, not because it was expensive (though relatively it was for an 8 year old!) but because it started me on my Tenyo journey and all the subsequent purchases!
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Re: Most expensive Tenyo you ever bought

Postby David DeTenyo » Fri Jun 08, 2018 12:03 pm

Nice to see this thread again. I never, ever bought anything (Tenyo- or even magic related) above the 320 USD I once paid. A Magic Wagon or two came close though.
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Re: Most expensive Tenyo you ever bought

Postby Shan » Tue Sep 18, 2018 9:22 pm

Ninja experiment for $500... the time when I had the money lol
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