Ridiculous eBay 'Buy-it-now' and starting bids.

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Re: Ridiculous eBay 'Buy-it-now' and starting bids.

Post by space6oy » Wed Jun 22, 2011 11:55 pm

ummm yeah that's weird.

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Re: Ridiculous eBay 'Buy-it-now' and starting bids.

Post by bhrama » Sat Jun 25, 2011 1:37 pm


:shocked:

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Re: Ridiculous eBay 'Buy-it-now' and starting bids.

Post by fh991586 » Sat Jun 25, 2011 1:54 pm

Well, the price isn't that bad if you divide it by the number of switches, but who on Earth would buy a lot of 500 pieces?!?
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Re: Ridiculous eBay 'Buy-it-now' and starting bids.

Post by garfieldsghost » Mon Jun 27, 2011 4:47 am

Hi folks, first post here and glad to be aboard. :)

Came across this just now:



At the same time I spotted another Axxe auction currently at a 7th of that price with 2 days to go... :facepalm: :lol:
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Re: Ridiculous eBay 'Buy-it-now' and starting bids.

Post by Ned Bouhalassa » Mon Jun 27, 2011 12:32 pm

I have a feeling this baby will never be heard from again. Just a museum piece. What a stupid price for a drum machine!!

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Re: Ridiculous eBay 'Buy-it-now' and starting bids.

Post by GameChanger » Fri Jul 01, 2011 6:06 pm

This one had me laughing, especially when he claims one just sold for $1000. When last one went for like $112


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Re: Ridiculous eBay 'Buy-it-now' and starting bids.

Post by Sir Ruff » Sat Jul 02, 2011 3:42 am

From March:
Sir Ruff wrote:
Z wrote:
silikon wrote:Are these things REALLY going for these rates these days? c**p, just seems like a month or so ago I could find them around 8-900 dollars all 'dolled up'...

3 SCI ProOnes for around $1500 each
Appearantly so. If you look at completed listings, a working ProOne sold for $1400 after shipping and a non-working/for parts ProOne sold for $800.

Yes, the prices keep going up. Buy vintage synths NOW.
Well buy them now if you want to pay a lot... Or give it a month (or 3) and I'm sure they'll be back to the sub-$1000 range. People can ask what they want for anything on ebay, but until it sells for that much (which none of those 3 have yet), it's not worth that much. Even though the overall trend is for prices going up, Pro-1s, sh-101s and similar common synths are so flavor of the month - they go "in" and "out" all the time - that speculating on prices based on recent (i.e. one) ebay sales is fairly futile.
space6oy wrote:ruff i am literally saving that text & quoting you on it. & hoping you're right.

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SOOOOOOOO....... right about now I'd like to cash in my big fat "I told you so check":







How y'all enjoying your $1500 pro-ones? 8-) (and these listings don't even include the fully working one I bought last month for $480 :la: ).

Spaceboy, feel free to quote me all you want... Cos I obviously is right :lol:
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Re: Ridiculous eBay 'Buy-it-now' and starting bids.

Post by space6oy » Sat Jul 02, 2011 6:07 am

hey, there's a first time for everything. :thumbright:

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Re: Ridiculous eBay 'Buy-it-now' and starting bids.

Post by wiss » Sat Jul 02, 2011 6:37 pm

"All we used was the explosion and the orchestra hit. The Fairlight was a $100,000 waste of space."

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Re: Ridiculous eBay 'Buy-it-now' and starting bids.

Post by space6oy » Mon Jul 04, 2011 1:20 am

$500 BIN. :roll:


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Re: Ridiculous eBay 'Buy-it-now' and starting bids.

Post by pflosi » Mon Jul 04, 2011 10:06 am

That's a nice reverb box, I paid ca. 50$ for it last year. Nice as it is, that's what it's worth... Still need to mod it so it's possible to get only the wet signal...

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Re: Ridiculous eBay 'Buy-it-now' and starting bids.

Post by fh991586 » Tue Jul 05, 2011 5:22 pm



I just don't understand the behavior of the 0 feedback bidder on this one... Is it a robot or what?
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Re: Ridiculous eBay 'Buy-it-now' and starting bids.

Post by space6oy » Tue Jul 05, 2011 5:27 pm

it's a person making a bunch of bids in small increments instead of one high amount.

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Re: Ridiculous eBay 'Buy-it-now' and starting bids.

Post by Esus » Tue Jul 05, 2011 5:34 pm

You've GOT to be kidding...



This listed for $40.00 in 1974.

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