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Re: Have you seen what we mustn't talk about?

Posted: Mon Jun 01, 2020 12:27 pm
by moonriver
brigham wrote: Mon Jun 01, 2020 9:40 am Three Crompton's Shooters, and none of them the usual 'pussy'. That's rare.
Another couple and you'd have a full set, 'Dem Bones' missing.
The Big Game 'shoot between the eyes' a bit too controversial to operate, but aiming at Native American Indians still a grey area. !SAINT!

Re: Have you seen what we mustn't talk about?

Posted: Mon Jun 01, 2020 1:57 pm
by brigham
moonriver wrote: Mon Jun 01, 2020 12:27 pm
brigham wrote: Mon Jun 01, 2020 9:40 am Three Crompton's Shooters, and none of them the usual 'pussy'. That's rare.
Another couple and you'd have a full set, 'Dem Bones' missing.
The Big Game 'shoot between the eyes' a bit too controversial to operate, but aiming at Native American Indians still a grey area. !SAINT!
In the Wacky World of Woke!

Re: Have you seen what we mustn't talk about?

Posted: Sun Jun 21, 2020 7:54 pm
by sweetmeats
What price the Green Ray? Far better than the Morphy machine that sold for $5,500 hammer! We will see tomorrow, but £2/400 unlikely to buy it!!!

Re: Have you seen what we mustn't talk about?

Posted: Sun Jun 21, 2020 10:56 pm
by moonriver
might do if the phone lines go down half way through!

Re: Have you seen what we mustn't talk about?

Posted: Mon Jun 22, 2020 8:42 am
by radiochrissie
Don’t forget the whopping 33% commission inc vat :!:

Re: Have you seen what we mustn't talk about?

Posted: Mon Jun 22, 2020 8:50 am
by treefrog
radiochrissie wrote: Mon Jun 22, 2020 8:42 am Don’t forget the whopping 33% commission inc vat :!:
Crazy, you would have thought A&G would have dropped the fee for their own online auction service given current crisis, given they already charge 22%

On top of all this, many may not be able to collect on the day, especially online bidders, they have an additional charge of around £130 per item to remove from location, warehouse fees and handling fees just for amusement items. You would have thought they would be trying to encourage people to return to auctions.

Re: Have you seen what we mustn't talk about?

Posted: Mon Jun 22, 2020 12:29 pm
by badpenny
treefrog wrote: Mon Jun 22, 2020 8:50 am
Crazy, you would have thought A&G would have dropped the fee for their own online auction service given current crisis, given they already charge 22%

On top of all this, many may not be able to collect on the day, especially online bidders, they have an additional charge of around £130 per item to remove from location, warehouse fees and handling fees just for amusement items. You would have thought they would be trying to encourage people to return to auctions.
Making hay will the sun shines I'd guess.
Proof of that being Arcadians on eBay going for £600 apparently

BP

Re: Have you seen what we mustn't talk about?

Posted: Mon Jun 22, 2020 1:40 pm
by aristomatic
Looks like first lots all sold to room bids

Re: Have you seen what we mustn't talk about?

Posted: Mon Jun 22, 2020 2:04 pm
by pennymachines
Results now in the Arena (together with monthly round-up).
The Green Ray was a bit cheaper than the American one, at £2,600 plus extras. Weird that they catalogued it as circa 1960s!

Re: Have you seen what we mustn't talk about?

Posted: Mon Jun 22, 2020 3:24 pm
by treefrog
Thought I would watch for fun, must be the slowest auctioneers on the planet. It was painful.....averaging 50 lots an hour. Maybe trying to drag it out due to limited lots.

Money still out there though, my favourite was the Bryans Crane. Love the shape of those, if a little large.