Re: [CR]Re: [BOB] RE: [FIXED-GEAR] nagasawa scam on ebay


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Date: Mon, 17 Feb 2003 21:32:13 -0700
From: Chuck Schmidt <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]Re: [BOB] RE: [FIXED-GEAR] nagasawa scam on ebay
References: <jUsT.aNoTheR.mEsSaGe.iD.104550877320672@veloworks.com>
cc: internet-bob@bikelist.org
cc: internet-bob@bikelist.org

He's also doing Nokia 6800 phones with opening bid of $375 http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=35256&item=3008570569 Probably easier to sell actually.

Chuck

"Steven L. Sheffield" wrote:
>
> If they really wanted to do it right, they'd forget the bikes, and
> start stealing photos and descriptions of Brooks Swallow saddles,
> and early Simplex derailleurs.
>
> At Monday, 17 February 2003, Sheldon Brown <CaptBike@sheldonbrown.
> com> wrote:
>
> >At 12:10 PM -0500 2/13/03, Michael Bennett wrote:
> >>This is at least the 4th instance I've seen in the last week alone
> >>of an eBay scam involving bikes. At MTBR.com last week, some poor
> >>innocent guy was trying to sell his completely custom bike
> >>legitimately, but another seller copied his entire ad, stole his
> >>pics, etc. and claimed it to be his own.
> >>
> >>-----Original Message-----
> >>From: Chuck Schmidt
> >>[<mailto:chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>mailto:chuckschmidt@earthlink.net]
> >>Sent: Thursday, February 13, 2003 11:07 AM
> >>To: fixed-gear@lists.davintech.ca
> >>Subject: Re: [FIXED-GEAR] nagasawa scam on ebay
> >>
> >>
> >>David Perry wrote:
> >>
> >> >
> >><http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=7298&item=27104>http:
>
> >//cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=7298&item=27104
> >>> 89272
> >>> That's my Nagasawa for sale on ebay.
> >>> It's a fraud, a scam, an impractical joke?
> >>> I'm not selling it on ebay.
> >>> Thanks Ginz for noticing that.
> >>> Now I tell ebay and see what happens.
> >>>
> >>> Dave Perry @ Bike Works NYC
> >>
> >>The auction lists the seller as being in NYC but here is the seller
> info:
> >>
>
> >> rithard2003(0)
> >>Member since: Tuesday, Feb 11, 2003
> >>Location: France
> >>
> >>Sounds like a fraud to me too.
> >>
> >>Chuck Schmidt
> >>South Pasadena, CA
> >
> >Somebody, also in France has tried to do the same thing with my
> >unique Hercules "woody." I'm guessing it's the same scam.
> >
> >http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=2711148489
> >
> >The photos and description were lifted from:
> >
> >http://www.sheldonbrown.org/hercules.html
> >
> >Sheldon "Caveat Emptor" Brown
> >+-------------------------------------------+
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