K ration value

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Tulahex
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K ration value

Postby Tulahex » Mon Sep 18, 2017 11:54 am

So I noticed there is a K ration on ebay with a starting bid of $999.00. I cant seem to find any information on the value of these and that seems really high. Does anyone know what they are worth?
I wasn't sure if I should post this question here or in buying/selling.

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Re: K ration value

Postby JT1991 » Mon Sep 18, 2017 12:17 pm

Unless it's gold plated that is way too high! I saw one on eBay a couple weeks ago with a "buy it now" price of $200
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Re: K ration value

Postby housil » Tue Sep 19, 2017 9:50 am

If you find somebody that pay´s $999, it´s $999 worth. If you don´t - it doesn´t :wink:

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Re: K ration value

Postby oneredflag » Tue Sep 19, 2017 10:21 am

Tulahex wrote:So I noticed there is a K ration on ebay with a starting bid of $999.00. I cant seem to find any information on the value of these and that seems really high. Does anyone know what they are worth?
I wasn't sure if I should post this question here or in buying/selling.



That one has been relisting for awhile. I have never seen one go that high at auction. Usually $150 - $250 range for originals. Replicas much much less.

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Re: K ration value

Postby fatoutdoors » Tue Sep 19, 2017 10:51 am

As these get harder to find I imagine at some point they will get to that price. Are they there today? Depends on the buyer. I don't think so but that's just me.

Now you show me a ration with solid documentation that it was brought back from a military action during the war. I'd be highly interested in that.

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Re: K ration value

Postby parafireboy » Tue Sep 19, 2017 11:57 am

That's pretty crazy. I've seen that one on there as well, and it never seems to sell at that price point. Most that I've seen are in the $125-$200 range depending on their condition and whether they are sealed or not.

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Re: K ration value

Postby fatoutdoors » Tue Sep 19, 2017 1:59 pm

You got me looking on Ebay which is a bad thing for my wallet.

Check this thing out. I don't see these very often.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/UGR-MRE-tray-ra ... Swi8VZSIwB

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Re: K ration value

Postby Treesuit » Tue Sep 19, 2017 3:02 pm

That's because I'm selling them. Since we don't see them very much on eBay, and when you do see them they are way overpriced. So, therefore, I managed to come across a few and put them up for bid for an affordable price.

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Re: K ration value

Postby fatoutdoors » Tue Sep 19, 2017 3:06 pm

lol awesome.

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Re: K ration value

Postby Simon2002mre » Tue Sep 19, 2017 9:03 pm

fatoutdoors wrote:You got me looking on Ebay which is a bad thing for my wallet.

Check this thing out. I don't see these very often.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/UGR-MRE-tray-ra ... Swi8VZSIwB

Sully

What even is that!? It looks cool! :D
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