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I have a set of New Wilson Staff Fluid Feel Irons. 3-PW. Steel Stiff shafts. They are still Brand New and have never been used. In original Trophy Case. Wilson made 100 commemorative sets I believe. Anyone have an idea where I can get a value for them?

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On 3/15/2018 at 7:48 PM, jophab said:

I have a set of New Wilson Staff Fluid Feel Irons. 3-PW. Steel Stiff shafts. They are still Brand New and have never been used. In original Trophy Case. Wilson made 100 commemorative sets I believe. Anyone have an idea where I can get a value for them?

You could get them appraised. Are you looking to insure them or sell them?

 

On 3/15/2018 at 7:50 PM, iacas said:

Look on eBay.

Erik, I'm not exactly positive he might find anything on eBay. Especially considering that he's describing a commemorative set. People who have these usually sell them through an auction house. Or if they sell them on eBay they go for big big bucks.

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Thx Erik. Ebay has nothing even close as these are brand new clubs. Trying to determine value as I think I want to sell them so they get used by someone who would appreciate them. I used Wilson Fluid Feel's ( used set) when I started to golf and was learning the game. Bought them in case someday I had a son who golfed ( LOL Had twin daughters). Hopefully they end up with a golfer who would use them.

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On 3/15/2018 at 7:50 PM, iacas said:

Look on eBay.

 

13 hours ago, onthehunt526 said:

Erik, I'm not exactly positive he might find anything on eBay. Especially considering that he's describing a commemorative set. People who have these usually sell them through an auction house. Or if they sell them on eBay they go for big big bucks.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Wilson-Staff-FG-Tour-100-Anniversary-Fluid-Feel-Forged-Irons-3-PW-Stiff-Irons-RH/152286123367?hash=item2374f5d567:g:o3oAAOSw-CpYBpkv

Actually there is a set of new 100 anniversery Wilson Staff FG tour fluid feel irons for sale on ebay. They are asking $1000, but I didn't look at sales history to see how much similar items have actually sold for recently

Do yours look like this?

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42 minutes ago, Wally Fairway said:

Do yours look like this?

Those look like a set released around 2014 I believe.
They were listed on WS web site for a selling price $999 - http://www.wilson.com/en-us/golf/irons/feel/wilson-staff-fg-tour-100-irons-right-steel-s

I have a set from 1980's which I bought new at $300
The only problem with the Bore Thru heads was they were susceptible to failure when adjusting loft or lie.
I love the looks, but never played them, only hit them at the range on occasion.

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WS 2 iron.jpg 

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On 3/15/2018 at 5:48 PM, jophab said:

I have a set of New Wilson Staff Fluid Feel Irons. 3-PW. Steel Stiff shafts. They are still Brand New and have never been used. In original Trophy Case. Wilson made 100 commemorative sets I believe. Anyone have an idea where I can get a value for them?

You will get a more accurate estimate of value if you post PICTURES  of the items!

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20180318_163609_resized.thumb.jpg.c83c1289fd0fa31b1d9f236fead346dc.jpg20180318_163447.thumb.jpg.e070bc7cd3117bcea1dd395bea7c268b.jpgActually the set is 2 through PW S400 Gold Shafts. Had to dig them out of storage. Funny but the Grips are still in fine shape. Not calcified or soft.

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11 hours ago, CR McDivot said:

Honestly, those were remakes though, his are all original. I'm not an appraiser so I'd have no clue... But Jack Nicklaus MacGregor Muirfield Commemorative Sets which were all fourteen clubs, (Driver, 3-wood, 1-9, PW, SW, Putter) as a collectible were around $5,000. 

@jophab, What are you looking to do with these? Sell them or Insure them? 

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Hey Cr, Probably sell them. You are right they are original. As I said not one ball has ever been hit with any of the clubs. I know Wilson made a limited number of sets for the top Club Pro sellers in the USA only and they came in the Trophy case shown. Originally my home course pro was asking $450.00 for them( tidy sum then). That year where I live my course was closed due to flooding from March through mid May. As such his sales of clubs were dismal to say the least. I started my offer much lower and lowered it as the rains continued and finally bought them along with a set of Ben Hogans for a very low price. If you know anyone interested let me know.

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Boy this brings back some memories. This was my first full set of clubs. I played them all the way through high school. They were fantastic irons.

If you want to sell them eBay is going to be the place to do so. I recommend you start them at a price you feel is comfortable for you and let the market see if it is higher than that, or if they don't sell if they are lower than that.

There are a number of guys who search eBay looking for older clubs that are brand new. A few guys at my club play a tournament series where they can having nothing in their bag newer than 1990 and they are always on the lookout for older clubs that are in new condition. I will say though, they aren't looking to pay $1,000 for them, you'll need a collector for that but if the collector is out there they'll be searching eBay when your clubs are there.

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3 hours ago, jophab said:

Hey Cr, Probably sell them. You are right they are original. As I said not one ball has ever been hit with any of the clubs. I know Wilson made a limited number of sets for the top Club Pro sellers in the USA only and they came in the Trophy case shown. Originally my home course pro was asking $450.00 for them( tidy sum then). That year where I live my course was closed due to flooding from March through mid May. As such his sales of clubs were dismal to say the least. I started my offer much lower and lowered it as the rains continued and finally bought them along with a set of Ben Hogans for a very low price. If you know anyone interested let me know.

$50 a club is not out of bounds for them. I would think with them being a commemorative set, you could get at least $500 for the right collector. Maybe someone who is an old Wilson Staff iron collector, who is looking for this set to round out his Fluid Feel series collection.

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I am seeing some information that about 3000 sets were made in 1986.

To get real collector prices, I think you would need the original shipping box, any kind of packing they came in, and the documentation that would have come with them if any.

Still,  with the case you have, I don't thing that onthehunt's suggestion of $500 is unreasonable, but it might take a while to get that. My gut tells me it is a little high, but I don't really have anything to base it on. I was into vintage clubs for a few years, but bought most of mine at Goodwill and other thrift stores. I have a set of Macgregor VIP remakes from about 1991 in very nice condition that I bought for $30. I see them listed on eBay from $200-$1000, but don't know what they actually SELL for. I bought them to play, but they have the original grips, and I have kept them as is and not played them. You can find a lot of nice forged irons for less than $100 per set, so to get more for them, you are definitely looking for a collector. Someone who wanted them to play with as vintage irons might pay $200 because they are so nice, but not a lot more.

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