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 Post subject: Is this really how much these go for?
PostPosted: Fri Mar 05, 2010 12:20 pm 
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Victor III
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This seem so much for a victor elbow. I am confused. An elbow and HORN didnt sell last week for $300 total. Horn was average, but it had the elbow. Whats up with that?

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... K:MEWAX:IT


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 Post subject: Re: Is this really how much these go for?
PostPosted: Fri Mar 05, 2010 12:27 pm 
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I was a bit surprised myself. I was actually keeping an eye on this auction (need an elbow for my Victor M), and can't say I would ever even think of paying anything near this amount...perhaps half that price, but close to $300? I think I may have paid that much for a back bracket for a Victor horn machine.


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 Post subject: Re: Is this really how much these go for?
PostPosted: Fri Mar 05, 2010 12:29 pm 
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I can understand being desperate and just wanting to get it over with, but I agree that it is way too high. I wanted it too, and thought, given these rough economic times, that it would be about $100, which seems fair. And that a whole horn and elbow didnt sell for the same price doesnt make sense. (shipping wasnt one of those $200 bills for that one either)


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 Post subject: Re: Is this really how much these go for?
PostPosted: Fri Mar 05, 2010 1:19 pm 
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I don't even understand being desparate. You can get a reproduction for around $50, and that should hold you over until you can find one at a reasonable price. My Vic 1 has had a reproduction elbow and horn for years now. I still bid everytime I see an original on ebay, but I'm not going to pay through the nose to get it. I also had a reproduction tone arm on it for about a year, before getting an original. And the Vic 1 parts are much rarer than this part (the Vic 1 and E's backbracket, elbow, and tone arm were unique to those machines).

Don't get it...but hey...perhaps if money was no object...well, if money was no object, I'd buy compele and original machines, and wouldn't have to hunt for an original elbow on ebay....


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