Re: [CR]ID this rear derailleur? JAPENESE COLLECTORS

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From: "Steve Neago" <>
To: "halbike" <>, <>
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Subject: Re: [CR]ID this rear derailleur? JAPENESE COLLECTORS
Date: Sun, 23 Feb 2003 09:26:31 -0500

Let the "market" decide what the prices should be, up or down. I collect vintage bikes for personal interest and not to fatten a sellers wallet or bid to heighten nationalist fervor. Mr. Kauzo is only one man and may exhaust his interest or finances with high price purchases. The market will pull back his artificially high prices when he steps away from future purchases.

The perceived "value" of any item in the American market may differ significantly from value in Asian or other countries. Chastising USA buyers because we are selective on purchases ignores market realities and choices. Please remember we have a much larger supply of these desired items than those in Asian countries, so better "deals" are available here. Buyers have nothing to be "ashamed" of because any potential USA buyer chooses to opt out bidding on high priced items or trying to find a "deal" where the seller does not know the value.

Your ideas about buying to match other countries bidders seems to only raise prices and not satisfy personal interest.

Just my 2 cents worth, Steve Neago
Cincinnati, OH

----- Original Message -----
From: "halbike"
Sent: Sunday, February 23, 2003 12:30 AM
Subject: Re: [CR]ID this rear derailleur? JAPENESE COLLECTORS

> God bless the Japenese.
> That is all I can say-
> they have the "Huevos" to bid, while the rest of the
> USA and other collectors still hope to steal items
> from less than "PHD" collectors. USA collectors should
> be ashamed of themselves, pathetic.
> paul genaro
> Walntport pa