Re: [CR]Confente on E-Bay

(Example: Racing)

Date: Wed, 26 Jul 2006 20:42:42 -0700 (PDT)
From: "Ted E. Baer" <wickedsky@sbcglobal.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]Confente on E-Bay
To: Chuck Schmidt <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>, CLASSIC RENDEZVOUS <Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
In-Reply-To: <EA06E030-A47D-451D-A6D5-38ED9C940290@earthlink.net>


Don't be ridiculous Chuck; OF COURSE IT HELPS TO BE POLITE as a seller--especially of a "fairly rare and desirable bike."

Ted Baer
Palo Alto, CA


--- Chuck Schmidt wrote:


> I don't remember ever hearing that selling a fairly
> rare and
> desirable bike required the seller to be polite...
>
> Chuck Schmidt
> South Pasadena, Southern California
>
>
> On Jul 26, 2006, at 6:13 PM, Mike Schmidt wrote:
>
> > Yo Chuck,
> >
> > The dude is a rude. I can corroborate Tom
> Sander's story of the
> > seller's
> > bedside manner. If you are going to sell a rare
> bike, a seller
> > should be
> > able to show photos, not illustrations, that
> represent its
> > condition. So
> > far, he illustrates his arrogance better than the
> bike.
> >
> > A brown Confente? Barf! Retch!, no wonder he does
> not want to show
> > photos.
> >
> >
> > Mike Schmidt reporting live on a balmy July
> evening from..
> > South Stirling, Southern part of Northern NJ
> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Chuck Schmidt" <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
> > To: "CLASSIC RENDEZVOUS"
> <Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
> > Sent: Wednesday, July 26, 2006 8:31 PM
> > Subject: Re: [CR]Confente on E-Bay
> >
> >
> >> This whole thread is starting to make me laugh!
> I see no "RED FLAGS"
> >> with this auction whatsoever.
> >>
> >> The seller states:
> >> "...local pickup only (no shipping)." and "Cash
> only (no cashier
> >> checks) will be accepted on buyers approval of
> item. Wire money
> >> directly to my bank."
> >>
> >> If I was selling my Confente (two numbers before
> the frame being
> >> auctioned) I'd have the buyer (or his
> representative) look over the
> >> frame and then, upon their approval of the frame,
> give me the CASH.
> >> There's no way I'd pack up a frame worth $4500
> plus and send it off
> >> with a shipper... no way. And yes, if a complete
> Confente went for
> >> $8,000 on eBay more than a few years ago (a CR
> member was the buyer),
> >> then the frame might actually be worth $4500...
> if you want to own a
> >> Confente that is.
> >>
> >> Time for the list to take their chill pill.
> >>
> >> Chuck Schmidt
> >> South Pasadena, Southern California
> >>
> >> .
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