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Offline Andy

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lucky and surprised ebay seller of an 'art glass vase'
« on: February 03, 2007, 12:47:22 PM »
Did anyone see this on ebay?
I bet the seller couldnt believe his luck!
Andy
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Re: lucky and surprised ebay seller of an 'art glass vase'
« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2007, 12:48:35 PM »
It shows that people scour the listings, doesn't it!   :)
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Re: lucky and surprised ebay seller of an 'art glass vase'
« Reply #2 on: February 03, 2007, 12:52:12 PM »
It just goes to show that with all the hoo ha about Whitefriars glass on TV there are still people whom it totally passes by ... I like coming across people like this selling at boot fairs  >:D

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Re: lucky and surprised ebay seller of an 'art glass vase'
« Reply #3 on: February 03, 2007, 12:59:10 PM »
I'd already spotted this one... shame others had beat me to it.  >:D

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Re: lucky and surprised ebay seller of an 'art glass vase'
« Reply #4 on: February 03, 2007, 05:16:16 PM »
 Who has the time to trawl through 1000s and 1000s of Art glass listings?  I certainly don't.  Glad the seller got a decent price for it though.  Bet he'll take notice of Whitefriars in the future!!!  Emmi

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Re: lucky and surprised ebay seller of an 'art glass vase'
« Reply #5 on: February 03, 2007, 06:21:14 PM »
I wonder how many messages s/he got from various eBayers saying "Hey, I really like the vase you're selling - I don't know anything about it, but it's really nice. Would you be willing to do a buy it now for (insert nominal figure here), as it's my (insert spouse/parent)'s birthday/anniversary coming up soon and they collect this type of glass and I know they'd love it!"

I've had several along those lines for fully identified pieces in the past, so I pity sellers who don't genuinely know their onion.

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Re: lucky and surprised ebay seller of an 'art glass vase'
« Reply #6 on: February 03, 2007, 06:38:13 PM »
I wonder how many messages s/he got from various eBayers saying "Hey, I really like the vase you're selling - I don't know anything about it, but it's really nice. Would you be willing to do a buy it now for (insert nominal figure here), as it's my (insert spouse/parent)'s birthday/anniversary coming up soon and they collect this type of glass and I know they'd love it!"

I've had several along those lines for fully identified pieces in the past, so I pity sellers who don't genuinely know their onion.

So have I Nic - the one I usually get is 'I'm going to be away when the auction ends - could you let me have it now on a BIN for £xxxx (derisory figure)' - they get my stock reply  'put in a bid before you go away and make sure you put your maximum in' :-)

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