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Re: Scambay corner!
« Reply #100 on: 18:43, 08 July 18 »
Without being able to see full details of the bidder, I would suspect its either a shill bidder or someone just pissing about - especially on the drive. I've been "victim" of bidders who unregister after pushing an auction to silly limits.

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Re: Scambay corner!
« Reply #101 on: 18:52, 08 July 18 »
Without being able to see full details of the bidder, I would suspect its either a shill bidder or someone just pissing about - especially on the drive. I've been "victim" of bidders who unregister after pushing an auction to silly limits.
Unfortunately ebay removed ability to track shill bidding which i guess they don't care about as the more an item sells for the more money they make

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Re: Scambay corner!
« Reply #102 on: 19:24, 08 July 18 »
As requested by the Seller I have removed this post.
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Re: Scambay corner!
« Reply #103 on: 19:45, 08 July 18 »
It's a bit odd, if what I'm seeing is correct then both bidders involved have very high feedback ratings (1000+).

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Re: Scambay corner!
« Reply #104 on: 19:51, 08 July 18 »
So it may well become available again then, it does seem astronmically high. It should be possible to cancel a bid "entered the wrong amount" but then best not get involved of the high bidders ultimately pulls out and doesn't pay up.

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Re: Scambay corner!
« Reply #105 on: 18:20, 07 October 18 »
« Last Edit: 20:55, 07 October 18 by Gryzor »

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Re: Scambay corner!
« Reply #106 on: 18:24, 07 October 18 »
Wow if anyone is feeling flush and love lemmings, yours for 80 quid plus postage


https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F332832455687
« Last Edit: 20:55, 07 October 18 by Gryzor »

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Re: Scambay corner!
« Reply #107 on: 18:27, 07 October 18 »
Need a dust cover to protect your 464, to buy here at 45 quid plus postage https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F202461355793 presume the seller slipped and missed the decimal place

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Re: Scambay corner!
« Reply #108 on: 20:55, 07 October 18 »
Someone's in a masochistic mood today :D

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Re: Scambay corner!
« Reply #109 on: 01:19, 08 October 18 »
The price of some stuff never ceases to amaze me!

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Re: Scambay corner!
« Reply #110 on: 09:50, 08 October 18 »
Anyone want a box for a mouse, bargain at 15 quid
https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F332801422904

Thanks for the pointer! I'll snap this one up. It's getting harder by the day to find totally useless empty boxes from retro mice. I thought I'd never find one again! :D

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Re: Scambay corner!
« Reply #111 on: 14:59, 08 October 18 »
I'm afraid I've been hoarding them for quite a while, driving the prices up...

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Re: Scambay corner!
« Reply #112 on: 21:40, 08 October 18 »
 time to raid the garage and hit ebay I could be very rich soon selling retro cardboard boxes

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Re: Scambay corner!
« Reply #113 on: 22:09, 08 October 18 »
I have 2xA500, 2xCPC and monitors... hmm
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Re: Scambay corner!
« Reply #114 on: 22:18, 13 November 18 »

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Re: Scambay corner!
« Reply #115 on: 22:19, 13 November 18 »
Way too cheap. Can't be an original, probably an pirate copy.  >:(
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Re: Scambay corner!
« Reply #117 on: 17:46, 25 December 18 »
Wow seems big dollar for a ZX Spectrum cable tied onto a bit of wood.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ZX-SPECTRUM-48K-FULLY-RENOVATED-IN-WOODEN-DISPLAY-CASE-GREAT-GIFT-WORKING-SUPERB/183566618270?hash=item2abd6c4e9e:g:KRQAAOSw~odcBYZR

It's an extremely rare hardwood box, hand felled from the amazon (that rain forest, not the online shop). You just don't appreciate the magnificent devices being offered these days!

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Re: Scambay corner!
« Reply #118 on: 22:15, 24 February 19 »
Roll up, Roll up, we have ***SALE NOW ON ***, special price £399 for a refurbished 6128+ with CM14 monitor


https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/SALE-NOW-ON-Amstrad-6128-PLUS-CM14-Colour-Monitor-Refurbished/132949371903?_trkparms=aid%3D222007%26algo%3DSIM.MBE%26ao%3D2%26asc%3D20140122125356%26meid%3D5617fcf8090c4f17b2151bcef2600ee4%26pid%3D100005%26rk%3D2%26rkt%3D7%26sd%3D143146129645%26itm%3D132949371903&_trksid=p2047675.c100005.m1851

All items placed into plastic bags and special box created for the the monitor.

I think I'll sell my 6128+ if that is what it's worth!

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Re: Scambay corner!
« Reply #119 on: 09:28, 25 February 19 »
It's Retrobyte computers, to be expected, he gets his price from another planet.

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Re: Scambay corner!
« Reply #120 on: 09:42, 25 February 19 »
I was looking for Chase HQ II into the package... :-\
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Re: Scambay corner!
« Reply #121 on: 09:48, 25 February 19 »
Maybe you'll find it in his other sales:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/retrobytecomputers/m.html?item=132949371903&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2562

Somewhere between the 200GBP ZX Spectrum and the 549GBP Spectrum +2  :picard2: You can pick up some 10GBP "vintage" components (standard 7805 regulators) while you are there! It only costs 25GBP to get it to you, so you get a 30 cent 7805 for just 35GBP!

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Re: Scambay corner!
« Reply #122 on: 20:26, 05 March 19 »
Maybe you'll find it in his other sales:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/retrobytecomputers/m.html?item=132949371903&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2562

Somewhere between the 200GBP ZX Spectrum and the 549GBP Spectrum +2  :picard2: You can pick up some 10GBP "vintage" components (standard 7805 regulators) while you are there! It only costs 25GBP to get it to you, so you get a 30 cent 7805 for just 35GBP!

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Looks like the special sale is now over the price of the computer now stands at £699 plus £35 I think I'll list mine for £800 now plus £100 fee to hand deliver it in a box with a picture of an a amstrad I will print especially for the job, a further £100 to plug it in and set it up and a plaque to commerate the event to the lucky buyer.

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Re: Scambay corner!
« Reply #123 on: 09:24, 06 March 19 »

Looks like the special sale is now over the price of the computer now stands at £699 plus £35 I think I'll list mine for £800 now plus £100 fee to hand deliver it in a box with a picture of an a amstrad I will print especially for the job, a further £100 to plug it in and set it up and a plaque to commerate the event to the lucky buyer.

If you throw in an offer for my "Repair Guarantee Service" (€2000 per year, conditions apply*) I'll give you a 10% cut. :)

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* This service guarantees that I will repair your over priced computer for an additional over the top price as long as you are willing to extend the guarantee for a further 5 years at a further €2000 per year.

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Re: Scambay corner!
« Reply #124 on: 12:01, 06 March 19 »
Good stuff sounds like a winner to me!!!