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19111RE: [midatlanticretro] Re: OT: Angry Video Game Nerd in Clifton, NJ on December 4, 2010

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  • Bill Loguidice
    Dec 5, 2010
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      I disagree. No shipping, seeing it in person (i.e., you know EXACTLY what you’re getting), and a working guarantee for $60 is reasonable. Not the best deal ever, but reasonable. Certainly the Digital Press store has/has had better deals than that (in fact, in some cases better than the going rate on eBay), but as a collector I’d have no issue in paying that if I needed one.




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      From: midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com [mailto:midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Gene Buckle
      Sent: Sunday, December 05, 2010 10:54 AM
      To: midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: re: [midatlanticretro] Re: OT: Angry Video Game Nerd in Clifton, NJ on December 4, 2010



      On Sun, 5 Dec 2010, Bill Degnan wrote:

      > I don't agree. Charge a price people are willing to pay. In a shop with
      > hundreds of customers ? You could find someone willing to pay$ 100. Also
      > a working c64 is not so easy to find. Does MARCH have more than 1 ?
      I call shennanigans. You can't swing a dead cat on eBay without hitting a
      pile of 64's. A nice mix of breadbox & 64Cs, often times with books,
      disks and a drive for under $60. A 128 will fetch $60+ and the SX-64 is
      normal to see in the $100+ range.

      Craigslist can be a good source too.

      If $60 is the _local_ going price for a machine with no drives, then
      you've got a customer base not so familiar with this "internet" thingy. :)

      (now by all means, if you can get $60 for a stand-alone breadbin, by all
      means take it! :) )


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