It is important to work out the value of the goods in dispute because it is possible to claim money, instead of the return of the goods. This may be necessary because the goods have been lost or destroyed.
The value of the goods is usually the cost of replacing them with goods that are the same age and in a similar condition, but it will depend on the circumstances.
Evidence about the value of goods can include:
The amount paid for the goods may not be what they are worth now. The value of the goods may have reduced over time.
You can work out the value of second hand goods by finding more than one advertisement of goods of a similar type and quality, and calculating the average price.