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


Example: Books

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From: Chuck Schmidt <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]Price Guide Was:Vintage Bike Value, Historical Information
Date: Thu, 7 Jun 2007 22:27:57 -0700
To: Classic Rendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>


I have friends that have collected valuable pocket watches based on the serial numbers. And they think we bike collectors are krazy!!!

(shuuush, don't tell anyone... i do own two '79 Peugeot PY10CPs that are consecutive serial numbers)

Chuck Schmidt South Pasadena, CA

On Jun 7, 2007, at 5:43 PM, gabriel l romeu wrote:
> 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)
>
> --
> gabriel l romeu
> chesterfield nj usa
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