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Author Topic: Another incredible bidding war, WOW!!  (Read 6357 times)

Offline Yoshi

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Another incredible bidding war, WOW!!
« Reply #1 on: October 16, 2003, 12:20:00 pm »
WOW indeed! All I can figure is that they either have a lot of disposable income, or are addicted to bidding on ebay.
I watched that one and expected it to go for about $50.00 or so, lucky seller.

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« Reply #2 on: October 17, 2003, 03:08:00 pm »
Hi byronleer, I would say that they have a LOT of spare cash and /or don't know what is the regular price for these bulbs. They probably don't care paying up to 10x more. I doubt one would bid this way without having a fat wallet... Millionaires also use eBay you know. I don't have a working brass-based Thomson Houston bulb yet, so I bid on this one too. I could not believe my eyes when I saw the final bid price!!!!

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Offline Ray Ladegast

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Another incredible bidding war, WOW!!
« Reply #3 on: October 17, 2003, 04:36:00 pm »
Given the discription of the lamp, we don't even know if it works.

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« Reply #4 on: October 17, 2003, 04:53:00 pm »
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Originally posted by Ray Ladegast:
Given the discription of the lamp, we don't even know if it works.  


It's hard  to see in the first picture, but the (carbon) filament looks intact.  Judging by the outstanding condition of the bulb, it would surprise me if it was bad.

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« Reply #5 on: October 18, 2003, 12:34:00 am »
I asked the seller before bidding, and he said that it was indeed intact. He didn't test it for continuity because he didn't know how. I agree, it should work since it is so well preserved, but one never knows...
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