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Galcor117

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So I have half a mind to start a cube collection; one with value.
What I mean is that I want to start a collection with rare cubes and such, but I don't know what to start with and where...
Can anyone give suggestions on how I can build up my collection?
 

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As cool as they are, I'm not looking to start an ancient cube collection ;)
Also, I was kinda thinking about LE colored cubes
I am not certain if these cube are what you are looking for but here are a few links for the Moyu magnetic Pyraminx and and Skewb LE on eBay, Skewb: https://www.ebay.com/itm/CuberSpeed-MoYu-Magnetic-Skewb-Speed-Cube-Limited-Edition-Transparent-Purple/162553082922?hash=item25d8eb342a:g:qCgAAOSwbtVZQOKW, and Pyraminx: https://www.ebay.com/itm/CuberSpeed-MoYu-Magnetic-Pyraminx-Speed-Cube-Limited-Edition-Transparent-Blue/162860096074?hash=item25eb37da4a:g:H28AAOSwz71ZQNyA I purchased both of them when they came out and I did not know that they were still available, but I am sure that they will be in the next few months.
 

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I am not certain if these cube are what you are looking for but here are a few links for the Moyu magnetic Pyraminx and and Skewb LE on eBay, Skewb: https://www.ebay.com/itm/CuberSpeed-MoYu-Magnetic-Skewb-Speed-Cube-Limited-Edition-Transparent-Purple/162553082922?hash=item25d8eb342a:g:qCgAAOSwbtVZQOKW, and Pyraminx: https://www.ebay.com/itm/CuberSpeed-MoYu-Magnetic-Pyraminx-Speed-Cube-Limited-Edition-Transparent-Blue/162860096074?hash=item25eb37da4a:g:H28AAOSwz71ZQNyA I purchased both of them when they came out and I did not know that they were still available, but I am sure that they will be in the next few months.
And here is a website that has the Qiyi Valk 3x3 Mint LE if you are interested: https://www.cubetopia.com.au/products/qiyi-valk-le-mint?variant=34228834250
Thanks a lot!
But I was also thinking about SLIGHTLY older cubes that weren't recently released and were produced in small numbers.
These can be a good start, however.
Like for example I found a place for a purple guhong (actually quite common but anyway) and a pink guhong.
 

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Wait this is the pink guhong (idk if it's v1 or v2) is this old plastic? I forget if old guhongs have black screws and I don't know the exact core color for ops either
 

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Wait this is the pink guhong (idk if it's v1 or v2) is this old plastic? I forget if old guhongs have black screws and I don't know the exact core color for ops either
There were 2 different shades of pink Guhongs both v1, one was darker and were some of the first Guhongs ever made. Then there were the bright pink ones like the picture you posted. The new ones are not old plastic are not very hard to find but probably worth picking up. The purple Guhong v2 isn't very rare at all but again I'm not sure if they're still making it as I've seen it not be restocked in a few stores.
 

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There were 2 different shades of pink Guhongs both v1, one was darker and were some of the first Guhongs ever made. Then there were the bright pink ones like the picture you posted. The new ones are not old plastic are not very hard to find but probably worth picking up. The purple Guhong v2 isn't very rare at all but again I'm not sure if they're still making it as I've seen it not be restocked in a few stores.
Ok thanks! BTW ima fan :)
 
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I'm going for something like this too, I decided to start with the somewhat recent LE that are still running around, like macaron purple GAN air master, and got the emerald green/sakura pink GTS2M (I don't like the blue one, and no one seems to know if the purple one even exists)
After that, looking at somewhat older cubes, I'd go for colored tanglongs, aolongs and stuff like that, the ones that have been actually discontinued, you can check in thecubicle for the exact colors so you can keep them in mind, you can still find them here and there (ie. found a crystal aolong v2 a couple weeks ago). Also stuff like the discontinued Aolong V1.
Also, remember that the regular GTS is out of production, so you should grab any of those if you can find them, especially the illusion ones, at least imo :p
 

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Yep I looking to get a GTS V1 for the sake of it.
I'm just getting too many op dayan 2x2s... uh I'll prob sell some cause I was greedy
 
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