Author Topic: Today's eBay Absurdity - What Are They Thinking!  (Read 17871 times)

Offline Just4Phones

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EbaY Starting Price - What are they thinking!!
« Reply #30 on: February 26, 2012, 03:19:24 PM »
The seller on this has re listed it a few times.  Do you think he wonders why it goes unsold?  At least he offers free shipping  ;D

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Re: Someone else has dreams
« Reply #31 on: February 26, 2012, 03:27:26 PM »
Yet another dreamer! Well who knows, anything *could* happen....

Here's the scoop from ebaY so it will remain available here after the ebaY auction ends....
Come to think of it though, this one might be on ebaY for quite some time yet  :D

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From the ebaY listing:
VINTAGE ANTIQUE CANDLESTICK ROTARY DIAL TELEPHONE DECO-TEL ORIGINAL PHONE 1974
Item condition: Used
Price: US $499.99 Buy It Now

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Re: Someone else has dreams
« Reply #32 on: February 26, 2012, 04:17:23 PM »
Even as a newbie to all of this phone collecting, I would know that that's incredibly overpriced.  (I really don't like phones that are made to look antique).
« Last Edit: February 27, 2012, 06:12:43 PM by canuckphoneguy »

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Re: Someone else has dreams
« Reply #33 on: February 27, 2012, 06:04:31 AM »
Waiting for the day when I see one of my ebay phones getting called out here.  Hahaha....  Sad.

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Re: Someone else has dreams
« Reply #34 on: February 28, 2012, 04:59:46 PM »
Is it still filled with cologne?

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Re: Someone else has dreams
« Reply #35 on: February 28, 2012, 11:46:37 PM »
He prolly thinks anything made in 1974 IS a vintage original antique.

People like that have absolutely no idea how they could make popcorn before there were microwave ovens.


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Re: Someone else has dreams
« Reply #36 on: February 29, 2012, 12:28:21 AM »
If I could turn my identical DecoTel plastic candlestick into $99 let alone $499 I would let it go in an instant AND throw in free N America shipping!

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EbaY Starting Price - What are they thinking!!
« Reply #37 on: April 04, 2012, 05:48:52 PM »
6-59 black 500 listed for $699.99... Am I missing something or is there a reason someone should pay so much for a regular plain black 500?

eBay link here
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Re: Am I missing something here..?
« Reply #38 on: April 04, 2012, 06:10:07 PM »
No.  You're not missing anything.

Either the seller is clueless (i.e.., they had no idea of the item's value and did not look at eBay to see what other similar items are selling for before they posted theirs) or they are trying to take advantage of a similarly clueless buyer...
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Re: Am I missing something here..?
« Reply #39 on: April 04, 2012, 06:48:49 PM »
It's stated that it's a "rare" opportunity to own this phone. I hope no one bids on that! :o

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Re: Am I missing something here..?
« Reply #40 on: April 04, 2012, 10:22:59 PM »
Hey, it's got "Free" shipping.  What a deal. 

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Re: Am I missing something here..?
« Reply #41 on: April 04, 2012, 10:47:41 PM »
Yes, you are missing an opportunity to part with your hard-earned money.

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EbaY Starting Price - What are they thinking!!
« Reply #42 on: April 10, 2012, 05:49:05 PM »
There are about 4 phones like this --> http://tinyurl.com/cq75q77 - a "VINTAGE 1967 NORTHERN ELECTRIC CANADA ROTARY TAN PHONE" selling for $119 on Ebay. Another seller has a red and blue one selling for $129. http://tinyurl.com/7a853vq

I don't know how they think anyone would ever bid on something this outrageously priced. I see another phone that is the same asking for $9.

All the sellers are from Canada, too.  >:(
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Offline LarryInMichigan

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Re: What are they thinking?
« Reply #43 on: April 10, 2012, 07:40:38 PM »
If it's old, it must be worth a fortune :D

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Re: What are they thinking?
« Reply #44 on: April 10, 2012, 07:46:32 PM »
Of course... :D