I have new domainers ask about age and domains, they put a bunch of myths together like, Google favors aged domains and it has to be valuable if its been regged for 14 years.
First off if you are not developing a name the Google footnote does not mean as much if the name does not make sense for development.
Secondly, maybe the person who renewed for 14 years had a fondness for the domain, maybe it meant something to he or she that was unique only to them. Maybe they are just clueless, because they renewed it for so long does not mean they knew what they were doing in domaining.
I look for aged domains absolutely, but there has to be more than the age, the age is a bonus. XZ8q.com regged for 14 years does not mean much. No commercial value, pretty hard to develop. It was probably the old owners nickname on forums or something.Those names do not have value, leading with that in a sales thread means very little.
You want products, services, short 3 letter domains, a cool sounding made up word something like sello.com to have age as an extra bonus.
There are always aged domains on Go Daddy closeouts, sometimes you find a winner, many times you find one almost good enough but not quite, and there are many that are just plain not worth $1.
Ask yourself this question, "If it was not aged would I still be interested ? If the answer is no then don't buy it just for age.