Author Topic: To Sell Or Not To Sell...  (Read 951 times)

Offline WEBellSystemChristian

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To Sell Or Not To Sell...
« on: October 13, 2015, 01:14:22 PM »
...that is the question! ;D

A very nice Blue WE304 apparently went up for auction 2 days ago, and no one has even thought to look past the $1,299 starting bid!

Beautiful phone, but I don't think anyone will try getting it. What's funny is if it were being sold by an unknowing seller with crappy pictures at a $5.00 starting bid, the price may very well get past $1,500!

Or maybe everyone ran away due to the Scratch of Doom! :o

http://www.ebay.com/itm/141798289062
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Re: To Sell Or Not To Sell...
« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2015, 02:13:14 PM »
Mighty attractive phone, warts and all.  I didn't know 'til earlier this year there were colored plastic phones of that vintage made.  I never saw a phone that wasn't black 'til about 1963 when my grandmother got a beige one with a volume control handset.
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Re: To Sell Or Not To Sell...
« Reply #2 on: October 13, 2015, 06:08:43 PM »

Beautiful phone, but I don't think anyone will try getting it. What's funny is if it were being sold by an unknowing seller with crappy pictures at a $5.00 starting bid, the price may very well get past $1,500!

Agreed. The seller would probably have been a whole lot wiser to list it with a low starting bid and maybe a high reserve.
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Re: To Sell Or Not To Sell...
« Reply #3 on: October 16, 2015, 08:40:35 PM »
FYI....it is at $1474.00 with a day to go....I always put the opening bid as the least I will take ...no reserve BS. I think it was played correctly. JMHO....Doug
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Re: To Sell Or Not To Sell...
« Reply #4 on: October 16, 2015, 08:46:43 PM »
FYI....it is at $1474.00 with a day to go....

The auction has 5 bids from only 2 bidders. That always makes for an interesting ending, one bows out or a price fight. Should be fun to watch the ending, either way.
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