Vintage Computer Museum eBay Sales
cz at alembic.crystel.com
Thu Jun 17 09:28:26 CDT 2021
Reason #1 why I am exceptionally loathe to donate things to "museums"
On 6/17/2021 10:06 AM, Bill Degnan via cctalk wrote:
> His target market is not the vcf hobbyist.
> Many of these were on ebay or wherever, shipped to Long Island and put back
> on ebay for 50%+ more than "wholesale" (orig. seller's price).
> I have sold items to this guy via ebay inadvertantly and he has relisted
> mynitems at a much higher price. It might take 6 months to sell at the
> higher price but eventually they sell. I wanted to sell quickly and was
> not willing to wait so my price was competitive. His profit comes from
> patience and apparently cheap storage. He probably re-uses the original
> shipping box which is smart!
> Personally I think people who scoff at this seller are missing the point
> ... we are mostly a group of educated frugal vc hobbyists and not his
> target market. But if you must have it, he's got it!
> On Thu, Jun 17, 2021, 7:40 AM D. Resor via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org>
>> It seems at least on the first page of their listings, $899.99 is a
>> asking price?
>> Don Resor
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