Re: [CR]Herse on eBay!...Update Notice

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Date: Tue, 6 Mar 2001 19:44:47 EST
Subject: Re: [CR]Herse on eBay!...Update Notice

To whom it may concern:


Please post this notice in the Employee Lounge.

NOTICE TO ALL EMPLOYEES- March 3, 2001 You are here by authorized to purchase for reimbursement any RENE HERSE bicycle in excellent condition up to the value of $20.00. Please notify management soonest as to allow this to be worked into the purchasing budget.

Other RENE HERSE Bicycles in less than excellent condition or Framesets will be considered on a case by case basis. Please call the home office for approval by the accounting department.

Gilbert"Tough minded manager" Anderson

The North Road Bicycle Company your bicycle outfitter 519 W. North St. Raleigh, NC 27603 USA ph toll free in USA :800/321-5511 Local ph: 919/828-8999 E-Mail:

In a message dated 3/3/01 11:36:43 PM, writes:

<< Of course, it hasn't seen its French homeland for a very long time, and I rarely see French bidders on eBay, so who is to say Japan is a less appropriate place than America for an Herse? The Japanese collectors obviously love and respect French bikes, and that should count for a lot.


Jerry Moos

Brian Baylis wrote:
> Gilbert,
> The bike belonged to someone from LaJolla ,last name Dietrich (could be
> spelled a different way). Don't know it it was the mans bike or womans;
> I believe a mans judging by the saddle. The Meteor Steve Friedes bought
> not long ago belonged to same person as this Herse. This person passed
> away and the wife I hear didn't want to deal with the bikes so they were
> donated to St. Vincent de Paul or something. The person selling them on
> ebay literally paid $20 for each bike at auction. It really makes me
> heartsick now, knowing that the owner doesn't really care about the bike
> and is going to sell it to the highest bidder (overseas naturally) where
> it's original home land will never see it again. I have seen this bike
> in person now. Business is business, but this really breaks my heart.
> Brian Baylis
> Suicidal in La Mesa.
> >
> > Greetings Dale,
> >
> > You have been moderating the list for less than 48 hours and now you have
> > proven to us that you are prone to slip ups. How could you in good conscience
> > allow a real nifty Rene Herse in your size to be broadcast to this list? You
> > said you wanted on and despite it's tattered condition (It could be great or
> > simply almost terrific) if will be worth a lot. It will be bidded to the
> > ionosphere now that it got past the moderator.
> >
> > Questions, Clifford Graves had lots of these puppies but did he ride one that
> > small. Anyone from the area work on his bikes and could this be on of his of
> > a buddies?
> >
> > Second, I shouldn't bid on the bike but I would like a side bet on the
> > reserve? I figure $4000.00 but the price will go much higher as the size
> > might be very attractive in Japan.
> >
> > Gilbert" Don't look like no kind a Hetchin's Style fraud from here"Anderson-
> > Owner of one Herse Demontable
> > Rene Herse Fraud Control Dept.
> > Deputy to Douglas Brooks owner of 2 Herse and 1 Singer among others
> >
> > In a message dated 3/3/01 1:13:22 PM, writes:
> >
> > << There is a Herse Demountable on eBay this morning.
> > Look here:
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