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 frailer5 » Sat Nov 17, 2012 9:23 pm

i know he gets a buzz when from time to time he wins an auction of mine at a price i had previously refused to sell it to him for


... say, whaa..?! :? :shakesheadslowly:
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby Dan » Sun Nov 18, 2012 11:41 am

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

Postby rkelsen » Sun Nov 18, 2012 2:27 pm

HIgh end of the market maybe, but not unreasonable. It appears to be a fairly clean, original & unmolested example. I'd probably pay that much for it if I was in the market for one.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby Dan » Sun Nov 18, 2012 2:59 pm

Agree there. Wasn't entirely clear in my message - perhaps only a touch off the money is what I meant.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby cray- » Mon Nov 19, 2012 2:33 pm

http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/dianella ... 1009613962

"freshely painted and everything" !!! yep, straight over the seat post, cables, bidon cage, etc. And yours for only $200!

The rear blinky light fixing is also a nice touch.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby grantw » Mon Nov 19, 2012 4:13 pm

cray- wrote:
The rear blinky light fixing is also a nice touch.


Sadly it's not included in the sale :(
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby ldrcycles » Mon Nov 19, 2012 4:19 pm

cray- wrote:
The rear blinky light fixing is also a nice touch.


That was the first thing i noticed, such a pity it isn't included, gotta knock a redback or two off the value there :lol: .
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Postby cray- » Mon Nov 19, 2012 4:30 pm

ldrcycles wrote:
cray- wrote:The rear blinky light fixing is also a nice touch.

That was the first thing i noticed, such a pity it isn't included, gotta knock a redback or two off the value there :lol: .

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

Postby Rob74 » Mon Nov 19, 2012 10:25 pm

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Postby Vern Stralam » Tue Nov 20, 2012 9:15 am

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

Postby The 2nd Womble » Tue Nov 20, 2012 10:51 am

sunho wrote:
Rob74 wrote:Nishiki

Rob


Rob,
Interesting bike..

I saw the EXACT same one 2 weeks ago, serial : SR9030168
I did some digging and the previous seller bought it for 270, sold it for 337.50... not to the guy selling it now so i am very confused... is there a bicycle double???!!!?!!

curious to know what this one will go at..

I won this last night. Do I have a reason to worry?
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby grantw » Tue Nov 20, 2012 10:56 am

Rob74 wrote:Merlin Titanium


Rob.



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

Postby find_bruce » Tue Nov 20, 2012 11:25 am

The 2nd Womble wrote:
sunho wrote:
Rob74 wrote:Nishiki

Rob


Rob,
Interesting bike..

I saw the EXACT same one 2 weeks ago, serial : SR9030168
I did some digging and the previous seller bought it for 270, sold it for 337.50... not to the guy selling it now so i am very confused... is there a bicycle double???!!!?!!

curious to know what this one will go at..

I won this last night. Do I have a reason to worry?

You have agreed to pay less than the last 2 times it may have been sold, so its all good isn't it :D
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby familyguy » Tue Nov 20, 2012 12:11 pm

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/PAIR-OF-ZEUS ... _500wt_990

"Surface rust in places". Pics tell it better. The seller is a BNA forumite I think?

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

Postby grantw » Tue Nov 20, 2012 12:59 pm

A bullock in SA with what looks like a cyclo 3 speed freewheet and a brazeon for the mechanism (which isn't there). Bullock
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby Dan » Tue Nov 20, 2012 5:12 pm

Low grade piece of crap, to quote Dave.

http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/brisbane ... 1009559078
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby singlespeedscott » Tue Nov 20, 2012 11:16 pm

Dan wrote:Low grade piece of crap, to quote Dave.

http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/brisbane ... 1009559078

But it's a "BEAST!" :)
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby Dan » Wed Nov 21, 2012 3:38 am

I can't give away the punch right at the start Scott ;)
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby silentbutdeadly » Wed Nov 21, 2012 7:48 am

singlespeedscott wrote:
Dan wrote:Low grade piece of crap, to quote Dave.

http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/brisbane ... 1009559078

But it's a "BEAST!" :)


Yeah...like my budgerigar.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby grantw » Thu Nov 22, 2012 6:08 am

A Hillman Superstrada in victoria with superbe pro and an interesting rear wheel.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby frailer5 » Thu Nov 22, 2012 10:09 am

It's just a mind-set, I know, but I have a more critical attitude to nature-strip finds being on-sold, vs. "been in garage for 10 years, haven't ridden it in that time". But a quality bike and components.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby Dan » Thu Nov 22, 2012 10:20 am

grantw wrote:A Hillman Superstrada in victoria with superbe pro and an interesting rear wheel.


And a savvy bidder enquiring about LBS shipping 6 days out from Auction end - grab the popcorn kids!
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby grantw » Thu Nov 22, 2012 11:21 am

Dan wrote:
grantw wrote:A Hillman Superstrada in victoria with superbe pro and an interesting rear wheel.


And a savvy bidder enquiring about LBS shipping 6 days out from Auction end - grab the popcorn kids!


I've subscribed :) .
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby grantw » Sat Nov 24, 2012 5:39 am

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

Postby munga » Sat Nov 24, 2012 5:59 am

i'll guess high 3's, low 4's.
pitty43 wrote:Thanks all for your help. Better change my Gumtree add now.

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