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This set will always have a special place in my heart. In spite of that, however, even I have opted to purchase current sets rather than pay a premium for this one. I collect Lego because I like them, but I also appreciate the investment aspect. I feel less guilty buying myself something like this to build and display when I know it will hold and even increase its value in the future. It's certainly possible for a retired set to still be a good investment, but I don't think this is one of those ...