They want what for it?

Started by rickshaw, March 12, 2011, 05:24:33 AM

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rickshaw

I wasn't aware that Frog even made a Bloodhound missile kit but the price they got for it!   :blink:

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=180620227152#ht_500wt_1096
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Jschmus

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Weaver

And I know who sold it too...... :wacko: ;)
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PR19_Kit

Quote from: Weaver on March 12, 2011, 08:18:58 AM
And I know who sold it too...... :wacko: ;)

Off down the pub with him tonight then?  ;D ;)
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Martin H

Quote from: Weaver on March 12, 2011, 08:18:58 AM
And I know who sold it too...... :wacko: ;)

well?   Spill the beans.....................
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Unfortunately,
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upnorth

My God!

You could buy two of the real things for that and still have a bit of change left over!

GTX

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puddingwrestler

12 shillings and six pence? That's daylight robbery!
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deathjester

Quote from: pyro-manic on March 12, 2011, 03:06:30 PM
More money than sense. :blink:
Well, somewhat less now, it would seem....!

Weaver

Quote from: Martin H on March 12, 2011, 09:48:10 AM
Quote from: Weaver on March 12, 2011, 08:18:58 AM
And I know who sold it too...... :wacko: ;)

well?   Spill the beans.....................

Fellow biker who makes his living doing auctions and the like. Not a modeller, but knows the collectables market well. The starting price for the auction was a bit cheeky, but believe me, it was nothing like the selling price!
"We thank you, but this diversion is not true. Things never happened thus."

"Oh, but it IS true. Things need not have happened to be true. Tales and dreams are
the shadow-truths that will endure when mere facts are dust and ashes, and forgot."

- Sandman: A Midsummer Night's Dream, by Neil Gaiman

PR19_Kit

Quote from: Weaver on March 12, 2011, 03:25:40 PM
Fellow biker who makes his living doing auctions and the like. Not a modeller, but knows the collectables market well. The starting price for the auction was a bit cheeky, but believe me, it was nothing like the selling price!

First bid was £250, and the guy who made the second bid, at £255, finally got it!  :banghead:
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

...and I'm not a closeted 'Take That' fan, I'm a REAL fan! :)

Regards
Kit

rickshaw

How to reduce carbon emissions - Tip #1 - Walk to the Bar for drinks.

Old Wombat

...& they'd probably throw in the Bofors, too, for that price! ;D



:blink: Man, it's just a bloody model! :blink:
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