Cubs are very popular.
I'm cheap, as most people are. To keep my collection growing and not go broke I try to buy things as cheaply as possible.
If I walked up to your door step to see the tractor. A) it doesn't run. I have no idea whats wrong, may be simple, may be major. B) Its dirty. Awhile a lot of the original paint is intact there is rust and grease.
As it sits I'd offer between 300 and 400 for the tractor. I am cheap, and remember everyone is going to low ball the heck out of you.
If I had that tractor and wanted to sell it. First I'd buy cans of degreaser and power wash the heck out of that thing, clean every bit. Dry it off.
Then I'd get it running.
Now if I walked up on your doorstep and seen a used tractor with some rust, but otherwise clean. I could start it up, verify everything was in working order, and I really wanted a 123 I would offer between 450 to 600 for it.
I did a craigslist search and found 3 nice ones in 400 mile range of me for 300 to 500 bucks. Running to non running, All of them mostly original.
You don't have a gold mine sitting in your garage. Awhile its a good solid tractor, and an excellent machine when running, the value for them isn't that high. Even restored you'd be lucky to see a grand out of it to a collector.
Edited by toomanytoys84, February 27, 2014 - 11:06 AM.