Re: [CR]Re: stronglight 63 auction - may be a scam


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Date: Fri, 22 Oct 2004 11:36:23 +0100
Subject: Re: [CR]Re: stronglight 63 auction - may be a scam
From: Hilary Stone <hilary.stone@blueyonder.co.uk>
To: Ben Kamenjas <bici_pimp@mac.com>, <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
In-Reply-To: <7FB8F138-2411-11D9-9743-000393B3BF4C@mac.com>


It has been cropped from one of my pictures - I have reported it to Ebay - it will be interesting to see whether they pull the auction...

Hilary Stone, Bristol, England
> From: Ben Kamenjas <bici_pimp@mac.com>
> Date: Fri, 22 Oct 2004 20:02:35 +1000
> To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
> Subject: Re: [CR]Re: stronglight 63 auction - may be a scam
>
> Hey List,
>
> I wrote ....
>
>> << Interestingly, his auction pic for the Stronglight 63 cranks looks
>> very
>> familiar and very unlike any of his other pics. >>
>>
>
> Dale saw what I thought
>
>> Looks like a Hilary Stone photo!!
>>
>> Dale Brown
>> Greensboro, NC
>
> I am reticent to publicly draw conjecture where I can't be 100%
> certain and I confess to being more of a sloth than a sleuth I can't
> help but to point out .....
>
> current auction
> http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=7108127150
>
> Hilary's auction from a few weeks back
> http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?
> ViewItem&category=56197&item=7104559127
>
> The seller classicrh changed his ebay ID on Oct 04 04 the same day as
> he received feedback for purchasing a vintage cycling item of quite
> some value. The day before Hilary's auction (which I'm certain is the
> source for the current auction pic) ended. Till then the ebayer in
> question has feedback only as a buyer and for very small items (mostly
> stamps and postcards).
>
> I can't be certain but it appears someone may be trying to fill their
> sporran (account hijack?) or has listed an item using a swiped image
> and not pointing it out in the item description. Either way I would
> rather back Celtic football club amid their current woes than dip my
> fingers or toes in what looks like the murky waters of this auction.
>
> Hilary, sorry to draw you in here but can you confirm if the picture
> used in the above current auction is yours?
>
> Anyone wanna contact "Alain Lapierre" at zux881@hotmail.com who
> signed off in his obnoxious response to Donald Gillies as
> "R" ????
>
> Stuff don't add up.
>
> ciao,
>
> Ben Kamenjas
> Sydney, Australia