Re: [CR]Being played by Craigslist seller of Masi Part II

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From: "Chuck Schmidt" <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Being played by Craigslist seller of Masi Part II
Date: Sat, 25 Aug 2007 19:37:17 -0700
To: Classic Rendezvous <>

Jon Williams wrote:
> From: "Charles F Nighbor"
> When seller had no price listed I send him to Bob Hovey web site
> and gave him what knowledge I had.
> Stating California Masi tend to worth more than Italian built Masi of
> same era. And that his Masi had rust and perhaps needed rechroming. He
> asked Bob about what is was worth. And the rest is history. I feel
> frame
> and fork worth to me about $500 maximum has I would repaint and
> rechrome.
> So blame me but I was only trying to help seller understand what he
> had
> and how to determine its value.
> Charles Nighbor
> Walnut Creek, CA
> You would repaint that bike? Now I am glad the original owner is not
> selling!
> Jon Williams
> Grants Pass OR USA

You said it Jon! A Masi GC with the early decals and an original FAEMA paint job would be one of the holy grails!

I love the "old soldier" look, every chip and scratch tells a story. . .

Chuck Schmidt
South Pasadena, CA USA (reprints, t-shirts & timelines)