A Great Find & A Defense of E-Bay

From: Sellam Ismail <foo_at_siconic.com>
Date: Fri Jun 16 11:19:03 2000

On Fri, 16 Jun 2000, Fred Cisin (XenoSoft) wrote:

> On Fri, 16 Jun 2000, Sellam Ismail wrote:
> > Sorry to have to break it to you, but those guys sold all their stuff and
> > then died.
> Those guys are accumulators, not collectors. Typically, they're selling
> stuff that they got while it was still current, and that they got for its
> usefulness, not collectibility. They don't REALLY want to part with any
> of it.
> Many die before selling all the stuff. You wouldn't want to know what the
> estate does with "all that worthless junk". The excutor of my will has
> informal instructions to hold a garage sale and announce it here.
> We are not all dead yet.

Sorry, Fred. I didn't mean to excelerate your demise ;)

I'm just commenting that the supply of stuff runs out. It's the same
reason you don't see Hollerith machines and Grammaphones at the ham fests.
They all got sold years ago.

Sellam International Man of Intrigue and Danger
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