eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby find_bruce » Thu Feb 06, 2014 10:40 am

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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby koen » Thu Feb 06, 2014 11:49 am

morini wrote:It's our old mate who reckons we're all BNA weirdos.


I'm weird, I thought you were too, Chris ! :D
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby frailer5 » Thu Feb 06, 2014 4:31 pm

The rust on this old Italian is the same colour as Rebekah Brooks' hair. :)

And this Japanese number... 'for restoration only'; is that an enforceable caveat on the sale? :P

Looks like a week for off-shore mid-to-low qual. :|
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby morini » Thu Feb 06, 2014 7:08 pm

koen wrote:
I'm weird, I thought you were too, Chris ! :D


Yep, sure am. Is that a late third series, lateral cross over, digital research system, direct positron nutted reverse threaded BSF drive ? Worth a fortune, you'd maybe get twenty bucks for that mate.

I'm the card carrying variety. :D
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Postby Clydesdale Scot » Fri Feb 07, 2014 6:23 am

mostly older than is the norm on here,
and some very unusual items
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby sunho » Fri Feb 07, 2014 7:34 am

oly14 reasonable price, VIC
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby frailer5 » Fri Feb 07, 2014 1:10 pm

centurion QLD

... that should read "...has not been ridden for a while... since the first three times when bought" :P Nice. Small though.. + BioPace cranks. 8)

Another Centurion Brissie 'burbs. :Looks about a 56. Not sure about that fork/head tube line though. :|
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Postby yugyug » Fri Feb 07, 2014 2:19 pm

Clydesdale Scot wrote:mostly older than is the norm on here,
and some very unusual items
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby Torana68 » Fri Feb 07, 2014 2:35 pm

might look better with some fluro pink rims and cards in the spokes?
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby gravelrash » Fri Feb 07, 2014 5:52 pm

No way, I'd junk the frame, use the seat in my cafe and hang the wheels outside my yeh olde bookshop.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby frailer5 » Fri Feb 07, 2014 8:03 pm

Possible (emphasis on possible) geoffsco in Tamworth. Looks about 56. Crappy pic, but looks nice nonetheless.

And quote of the week, on a TREK MTB; gumtree
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And someone's had an F.W Evans stolen, Melb.
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Postby feelthewheel » Fri Feb 07, 2014 8:09 pm

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Postby QuangVuong » Fri Feb 07, 2014 8:51 pm

frailer5 wrote:Possible (emphasis on possible) geoffsco in Tamworth. Looks about 56. Crappy pic, but looks nice nonetheless.

And quote of the week, on a TREK MTB; gumtree
Rides smother then mountain bike. Thin tyres make it easier and faster to pedal gears change perfectly
:?:

And someone's had an F.W Evans stolen, Melb.

Thats cheap just for the parts. The front wheel clearance is next to none though. Either a good quality frame, or head on damage.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby find_bruce » Fri Feb 07, 2014 8:54 pm

$1,000,000.00 - well technically it is $1,000,900.00, but I am sure if you haggled the seller would come down a bit :wink:
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Postby ldrcycles » Fri Feb 07, 2014 9:04 pm

find_bruce wrote:$1,000,000.00 - well technically it is $1,000,900.00, but I am sure if you haggled the seller would come down a bit :wink:


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Seriously though, if he's selling it to pay for surgery on his dog, WHAT THE HELL HAPPENED TO THE DOG!? :shock:
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Postby Tinker » Fri Feb 07, 2014 11:52 pm

ldrcycles wrote:
find_bruce wrote:
Seriously though, if he's selling it to pay for surgery on his dog, WHAT THE HELL HAPPENED TO THE DOG!? :shock:


Got ran over by a bike :P
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby minhyy » Sat Feb 08, 2014 10:05 am

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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby munga » Sat Feb 08, 2014 12:13 pm

pitty43 wrote:Thanks all for your help. Better change my Gumtree add now.

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Postby munga » Sat Feb 08, 2014 12:32 pm

pitty43 wrote:Thanks all for your help. Better change my Gumtree add now.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/retroclassiccycling/
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby find_bruce » Sat Feb 08, 2014 3:06 pm

Tinker wrote:
ldrcycles wrote:
find_bruce wrote:
Seriously though, if he's selling it to pay for surgery on his dog, WHAT THE HELL HAPPENED TO THE DOG!? :shock:


Got ran over by a bike :P

I was going to suggest the seller tried to drop the price from 1000 to 900 but didn't have the skills, but I like your explanation better
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby find_bruce » Sat Feb 08, 2014 3:08 pm

munga wrote:http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/vintage-80s-Columbus-MS-Multishape-pantographed-frame-fork-frameset-Campy-/221368734070?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item338a9ad176&_uhb=1

Weird shaped tubes & in a fabulous 80s fluro colourway
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby Kermit TF » Sat Feb 08, 2014 8:22 pm

Wow , Always wanted a nice bennett dragster, but...
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