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Re: Ebay- Magnum old english? Help ID! Goes up to 1500,00 Pound?
« Reply #1 on: February 24, 2009, 09:15:08 PM »
oder :
St.Louis 19 Jhdt?


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Re: Ebay- Magnum old english? Help ID! Goes up to 1500,00 Pound?
« Reply #2 on: March 02, 2009, 08:26:43 PM »
Now that's a price and a half!  It jumped over £2000 in the last couple of minutes....


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Re: Ebay- Magnum old english? Help ID! Goes up to 1500,00 Pound?
« Reply #3 on: March 02, 2009, 09:50:23 PM »
............and:
what is it?


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Re: Ebay- Magnum old english? Help ID! Goes up to 1500,00 Pound?
« Reply #4 on: March 02, 2009, 09:58:32 PM »
Now thats one for the seriously knowledgeable on here.

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Re: Ebay- Magnum old english? Help ID! Goes up to 1500,00 Pound?
« Reply #5 on: March 02, 2009, 10:16:48 PM »
I'm not "seriously knowledgeable" on these weights, but from browsing books and old sales catalogues, online auctions and from chatting to various other collectors, I offer the following comments:

19th century Saint Louis.
Concentric rows not of the neatest setting, but good.
(Super-)Magnum size is very rare.

I am a bit surprised that some of the later bidders had seemingly not noticed the period of bidding, for a day or so, when one bidder either withdrew or was withdrawn but had pushed the high bid up to the eventual winning amount.

I imagine that had this weight been sold 10 years ago through somewhere like Sotheby's New York, it could easily have reached a much higher price.
KevinH

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Re: Ebay- Magnum old english? Help ID! Goes up to 1500,00 Pound?
« Reply #6 on: March 02, 2009, 10:37:39 PM »
SL indeed - very nice weight, first one of that size I've seen on eBay.

I wonder how many BIN requests they got?
Alexander
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Re: Ebay- Magnum old english? Help ID! Goes up to 1500,00 Pound?
« Reply #7 on: March 03, 2009, 08:23:30 AM »
hallo alexander,
what does BIN mean?

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Re: Ebay- Magnum old english? Help ID! Goes up to 1500,00 Pound?
« Reply #8 on: March 03, 2009, 08:57:51 AM »
Hi Lothar

BIN = Buy It Now. It is quite common that if someone spots a valuable weight started at a low price, then they ask if there is a Buy It Now price, or even make an offer, hoping to get a bargain. It rarely works, but a very nice Bacchus which I planned to go up to £2500 for vanished from eBay with 2 days still to go, when only at £30.00; I fear the seller (a UK based antique dealer) accepted a few hundred pounds for it - maybe less.

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Re: Ebay- Magnum old english? Help ID! Goes up to 1500,00 Pound?
« Reply #9 on: March 03, 2009, 01:33:42 PM »
Thanks Kevin ( now I have realized where you are).
Greetings.
Lothar

 

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