Re: [CR] $298 for "VINTAGE MAFAC DURAL FORGE BRAKE CALIPER SET COMPLETE" (?!?!)


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Date: Fri, 26 Dec 2008 18:28:43 -0800
From: Jerome & Elizabeth Moos <jerrymoos@sbcglobal.net>
Subject: Re: [CR] $298 for "VINTAGE MAFAC DURAL FORGE BRAKE CALIPER SET COMPLETE" (?!?!)
To: Dale Brown <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>, Jon Spangler <hudsonspangler@earthlink.net>
In-Reply-To: <56C6A01E-4057-41D9-B23C-DAAC9A3DEDA3@earthlink.net>


Well. these are the older Dural Forge version, which puts them in the 60's. But I have a box of these, maybe 4 or 5 pairs, which I bought a few months ago for maybe $50. If these were NOS, it might make sense, but they are far from it.

Regards,

Jerry Moos
Big Spring, Texas, USA


--- On Fri, 12/26/08, Jon Spangler wrote:


> From: Jon Spangler <hudsonspangler@earthlink.net>

\r?\n> Subject: [CR] $298 for "VINTAGE MAFAC DURAL FORGE BRAKE CALIPER SET COMPLETE" (?!?!)

\r?\n> To: "Dale Brown" <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>

\r?\n> Date: Friday, December 26, 2008, 8:16 PM

\r?\n> Listers,

\r?\n>

\r?\n> Here's my third--and last--post for the day:

\r?\n>

\r?\n> I know that Mafac Racers have appreciated somewhat in value

\r?\n> since

\r?\n> they were original equipage on my Peugeots, but $298? This

\r?\n> seems just

\r?\n> a bit high, no?

\r?\n>

\r?\n> ebay item #110330430543

\r?\n>

\r?\n> And these are not even advertised as NOS...

\r?\n>

\r?\n>

\r?\n> Jon Spangler

\r?\n> (whose old Mafacs may be worth more than he once thought)

\r?\n> Alameda, CA USA