[CR]MAFAC Dural Forge...$425 and climbing...what gives?

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Date: Tue, 22 Apr 2008 17:10:38 -0400
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Subject: [CR]MAFAC Dural Forge...$425 and climbing...what gives?

I've been watching a set of used MAFAC Dural Forge calipers on Ebay and the price is currently $425 with a day and a half to go. For those of us who do not know the finer points of French components, could someone explain what is so special about these brakes? Ebay listing number is 320241161876, ad says "rarest model" Thanks

Greg Thies
Vienna, Virginia