RE: [Classicrendezvous] Re: EBay Shenanigans - Beware


Example: Production Builders:Peugeot:PY-10

From: Charles Andrews <chasa@classicalradio.org>
To: "'classicrendezvous@bikelist.org'" <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Subject: RE: [Classicrendezvous] Re: EBay Shenanigans - Beware
Date: Tue, 24 Oct 2000 15:32:34 -0700


I think Ken's right: there appears to be something very odd going on with the bidding on that bike.

Charles
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Donald Dundee [mailto:rebour@hotmail.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, October 24, 2000 8:23 AM
> To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
> Subject: [Classicrendezvous] Re: EBay Shenanigans - Beware
>
>
>
> There is a pretty nice DeRosa on Ebay, item number 475626185.
> Worth, in my
> guess, about $900 tops. However, I looked at the bid history
> and something
> struck me kinda funny. The current bidder, "hoelman", has the
> price up to
> around $1100. Prior to his bid, "1woeman" jacked the bid 8
> times after
> "1woeman", to the current price. Prior to this, "hoelman" was
> outbid several
> times by "1woeman".
>
> so, I checked both the seller "cjbuilder" and "1woeman".
> Although they live
> in two different cities in the southwest, they both have the
> same last name,
> "Sowers".
>
> Sounds very fishy.
>
> Nice bike, but unscrupulous behavior may prevail.
>
>
> Ken Denny
> Boston, MA