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Snakeskin Bargain?


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#21 Empty_of_Clouds

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Posted 15 October 2016 - 23:22

Oh yes, that particular seller had a short and less than illustrious time here a while back.   :rolleyes:


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Posted 16 October 2016 - 00:47

 

Another of my 'favourite' sellers

http://www.ebay.co.u...=STRK:MEBIDX:IT

Excellent, restored condition” apart from the broken clip, bent nib and generally knocked about condition. Nicely polished though.

 

Oh dear oh dear; although it's not red I have a possibly better Unique than that on my window sill - with all the other pens that are er, waiting!

 

And what exactly does "near mint" mean?  Just a bent nib and clip &c.

 

Extraordinary isn't it?

 

EDIT.  I just had a look at the Unique - it is even further away from "Mint" than the one mentioned above - Memory - whoops!

 

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Edited by Cob, 16 October 2016 - 00:56.

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#23 MarcShiman

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Posted 17 October 2016 - 13:50

At the London show, there was a guy with a red snakeskin with a price sticker on it. Very nice. How much?

 

850.

 

850?

 

850

 

Are you sure? You mean eight hundred and fifty?

 

yes... quite a rare pen, have you ever seen one with a price band?


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