Re: [CR]Price Guide Was:Vintage Bike Value, Historical Information


Date: Thu, 07 Jun 2007 20:43:24 -0400
From: gabriel l romeu <romeug@comcast.net>
To: gholl@optonline.net
Subject: Re: [CR]Price Guide Was:Vintage Bike Value, Historical Information
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cc: Classic Rendezvous

My gallery directors father in law is a collector of rare watches that has never seen his collection, let alone checked the time on one...his 'broker' handles everything including the securing 'em in a vault...

gholl@optonline.net wrote:
> Chuck: Go to the Antiquorum website and check out the section on sales. It's very informative as to every detail of every type of watch they've sold and gives values too!
> If only something like this existed for vintage bikes!
> Regards, George
> George Hollenberg MD
> Westport, CT, USA
>> price guide?... Price Guide?... PRICE GUIDE??? (picture Dad in
>> Breaking Away having nervous breakdown and repeating "REFUND?!).
>>
>> I was heavily into collecting vintage watches years ago (over it
>>
>> finally... whew!... thanks for asking) and remember the watch
>> price
>> guides. The insiders told me they were all written by big time
>> collectors. The methodology was to set the prices in the book
>> high
>> for the watches that the collector/price guide author had a lot
>> of in
>> their own collection, and price low in the book the watches that
>> the
>> collector/price guide author was looking for for his own collection.
>>
>> GET IT?! (yeah, i thought you would)
>>
>> Chuck "i think your Galmozzi is worthless" Schmidt
>> South Pasadena, CA USA
>> http://www.velo-retro.com (reprints, t-shirts & timelines)

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