Anonymous
Anonymous asked in Consumer ElectronicsOther - Electronics · 2 months ago

What is the value of more than 5 years old unused electronic item?

Update:

Items list:

(1) DVD / VCR player

(2) old CRT television

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  • ?
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    I just bought an electric blanket which had not been used since it was made in 1976.    At that time the retail price was £18,   I paid £10.   The equivalent to £18 in 1976 is something insane, like about £130.

  • 2 months ago

    Depends on the item but usually about half its cost. Keep it another 25 years it may be worth double or triple. Has to be complete like new in box

  • F
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    If they are “mint in box”, hold them for another 15-20 years. Not old enough now to be worth as much as you paid even.

  • garry
    Lv 5
    2 months ago

    depends if its new or used , 5 years is a long time in electronics . why what have  you got ..

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  • 2 months ago

    Government inventory for electronics 5 years and older is zero and is surplussed out. Personal items have whatever value for their usefulness or what someone else is willing to pay for it.

    Source(s): U.S. Naval Office of Records
  • 2 months ago

    What is the item?  Computer?  Not very much--phone? Could be worth something--alarm clock? Probably worth nothing--etc etc. 

  • 2 months ago

    Impossible to answer without knowing what the item is.

  • ?
    Lv 4
    2 months ago

    It depends on the item.

  • 2 months ago

    Value depends on the brand, model, and condition of the specific item. 

    There is no instant formula or calculator for it. 

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    30 to 20 percent of the original value.

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