Help with pricing on vintage computers?

From: Marvin Johnston <>
Date: Mon Jan 13 10:47:00 2003

Sellam Ismail wrote:
> On Mon, 13 Jan 2003, Marvin Johnston wrote:
> > I've found the best way to get a realistic price on an ebay item is to
> > go to the bid history and look at the the pricing on the third bidder
> > down. And Ebay IS a *most* useful tool for finding what the value is to
> > most people; you just can't use the final bid price all the time.
> And as long as you're planning to buy or sell the item in question ON
> eBay.

Ebay is a retail venue; most people don't expect wholesale prices at
Sears :). And there *have* been some *incredible* buys on Ebay. Someone
I know bought an item on Ebay that just happened to be one of the two
known prototype motors built by Tesla. I don't recall the pricing but I
think it was less than $100. And for someone who either doesn't have or
who doesn't want to take the time to do their own treasure hunting, Ebay
is an excellent choice. And the prices are mostly reasonable.
Received on Mon Jan 13 2003 - 10:47:00 GMT

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