$700 TRS-80???

From: Passer, Michael <PasserM_at_umkc.edu>
Date: Tue Jun 27 13:28:12 2000

The highest unsuccessful bid was also for $700 by
someone with a feedback rating of 232. He didn't
succeed because the winner had placed his $700 bid
the day before.

There were four bids for >$600, and one for $250.

(from http://cgi6.ebay.com/aw-cgi/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewBids&item=359971659)

I do think it was the well-written description and
all the pictures that pushed the price up into the


-----Original Message-----
From: owner-classiccmp_at_classiccmp.org
[mailto:owner-classiccmp_at_classiccmp.org]On Behalf Of Dwight Elvey
Sent: Tuesday, June 27, 2000 12:40 PM
To: classiccmp_at_classiccmp.org
Subject: RE: $700 TRS-80???

"Passer, Michael" <PasserM_at_umkc.edu> wrote:
> I saw that one too--it had to be the description!

 Did anyone ask the bidders why they went so high?
There may be a valid reason. Looking at the other bidders
history, the next higher bidder was a regular buyer.
The winning bid was by someone that has made no other
purchases. He could have been a fake and wanted to see
how high things would go. I would be quite interested
to see how the sale goes through. The buyer has also
resently changed his handle. Makes one wonder?
Received on Tue Jun 27 2000 - 13:28:12 BST

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