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Old 31st May 2018, 05:17
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Onlinesys - Great photos.

(Although this has come out a bit bigger than I was expecting.



Based on the website…

https://sundaymorningdrive.pixieset.com/27thmay2018/

It looks like this is a very popular road!

But your car certainly stands out and I'm sure you get a good reaction.

Enjoy, Paul.
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Old 31st May 2018, 17:37
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Sure looks good but with that helmet you need this paint job.

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it was a lucky day for the seller and the auctioneer that a solvent buyer from abroad put so much money on the table for the car.

with just local-buyers the car would hardly reached the minimum.

it was a fortuity which does not mean that those cars really have such a value.
its just an old triumph with a new body!!

really "amazing" that such a high priced car already shows the typical problems of homebuilt cars on the first test-drive. that non working speedo was already not workng b4 the auction.....

i hope for the buyer that he wont be faced with ongoing teething-problems in the future, as he has already overpaid at least 7k on the auction.
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Old 1st July 2018, 12:13
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Nurse! Jeremiah is out of bed again.
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Old 1st July 2018, 12:23
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it was a lucky day for the seller and the auctioneer that a solvent buyer from abroad put so much money on the table for the car.

with just local-buyers the car would hardly reached the minimum.

it was a fortuity which does not mean that those cars really have such a value.
its just an old triumph with a new body!!

really "amazing" that such a high priced car already shows the typical problems of homebuilt cars on the first test-drive. that non working speedo was already not workng b4 the auction.....

i hope for the buyer that he wont be faced with ongoing teething-problems in the future, as he has already overpaid at least 7k on the auction.
With only attendees who are not interested in 1950s style sportscars, the price would be even less. Your argument is fallacious, probably best described as b*ll*cks. The nature of an auction, is that the car cannot fetch a price higher than anyone is prepared to pay, which establishes the value. The fact that you don't think it was worth it has nothing to do with it, and certainly not worth spurious posts on here.
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Old 1st July 2018, 17:01
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With only attendees who are not interested in 1950s style sportscars, the price would be even less. Your argument is fallacious, probably best described as b*ll*cks. The nature of an auction, is that the car cannot fetch a price higher than anyone is prepared to pay, which establishes the value. The fact that you don't think it was worth it has nothing to do with it, and certainly not worth spurious posts on here.
Probably worth pointing out , that , technically - as long as fair play is in attendance , it takes two to not only tango but to achieve a price in an Auction ..therefore there must have been at least two people prepared to pay that amount ...

Classic car prices are rising , often don't make sense depending on various results and vary considerably ...It is a factor of this that has resulted in replica or tribute styled cars to follow on their shirt tails ...many classic cars at auction have faults at point of sale ...these cars are based on the same donor parts ..so will have similar properties ...

I think it was a little high , personally ...but not for me to speculate on ...compared to Toweds it was a bargain ...but I felt that was a lucky sale too ...


They are worth what they sell for at the end of the day ......the way they are marketed and the intended audience would definitely be a factor in final price achieved ..

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...it takes two to not only tango but to achieve a price in an Auction.
Indeed, an auctioneer who I know well says that the underbidder is the most important person as it is they who set the hammer price.

She concedes that a reserve plays a part, but if an item doesn't sell, then the reserve was too high for that lot on that day.

This car sold, ergo it was worth hammer plus commission to whomever bid on that day at that time. Whether that is more or less than the seller had hoped for is irrelevant...rather like the point that rochdaleGT was trying to make.

Looking at this with a more open mind (rochdaleGT, that's a hint), many objects have a monetary value that is greater than the sum of their component parts. This is because they can bring pleasure, happiness and joy (rochdaleGT, you may wish to consult a dictionary). These feelings are beyond value, so if the new owner experiences any of them, he has himself a bargain.

Go on, rochdaleGT, make us all happy; put a monetary value on joy.

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Old 1st July 2018, 18:06
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…its just an old triumph with a new body!!...
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…many objects have a monetary value that is greater than the sum of their component parts
Oxford - You took the words right out of my mouth.

If you follow the link in Post #21 above, you will see a dedicated car/bike scene in Hong Kong.

Lots of cars, worth lost of money, but only one Miglia and nothing else even close.

So, in the words of Mastercard…

”Standing out from the crowd, priceless.”
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Sure looks good but with that helmet you need this paint job.


Prices are what prices are, if you want it you want it

Micky gotta say I love your car - looks spot on!

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