Originally Posted by alexandru_voicu
Used or not, when you buy something from outside the Union, you have to pay VAT and taxes. Which means that, if I buy a mint F6 from Japan, I might actually pay more than for a brand new one from a seller in Europe.
Unlikely. Mint prices in Japan are $900-$1000. There's no reason to pay more than that if you are sourcing out of Japan. Even with VAT that's a huge savings over a new one.