Re: [CR]Minimalist eBay listing: Flying Scot "frame"

(Example: Component Manufacturers)

Date: Wed, 07 Sep 2005 16:26:02 -0400
From: "Phil Sieg" <>
To: Bob Reid <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Minimalist eBay listing: Flying Scot "frame"
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cc: Classic Cycling List <>

OK, Bob, here's the deal.

If I bid and win and it really exists, can I arrange with you for pickup and shipment? And if it doesn't, can you arrange with a associate of the Kray Brothers to have him offed? ;-)

-- Phil Sieg Knoxville, Tennessee

Bob Reid wrote:
> On 7 Sep 2005, at 18:44, Thomas Adams wrote:
>> Here's the minimalist approach to listing a frame on eBay. Seller
>> writes one brief paragraph and potential buyer knows hardly more
>> than when he started. This could be a tremendous bargain, or a pig
>> in a poke. I saw it as "Flying Scot" trips my search monitors, and
>> at least I got a chuckle out of it.
>> Frame_W0QQitemZ6559572167QQcategoryZ420QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem
> What's even worse, the image of the headbadge is taken off my
> website, and part of the (badge) description as well... He's a new
> bidder 8 hrs. ago, with a three day auction ? - I guess that's a pick
> up on Sunday then !
> Bonne chance,
> Bob Reid
> Stonehaven
> Scotland
> (mapped)