Hmm... I was going to make a comment on this but I retract it. Upon more consideration, making anything NT might not be a good thing. AP buyers buy the AP and sell what they don't use for them to others in game for in-game gold (or tradables for other things, since gold is pretty much useless now.)
--This gives AGE more revenue from players who buy AP. The more things that are tradable, the more players can buy and sell to others if they so wish. The market from both perspectives could be broader.
--This allows players who don't spend AP a chance to use AP items through means of those still putting out the money for them. Who knows? They could get hooked and want to start buying for themselves. So promotional use, yes?