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GAME: Guess the final bid price

Post by MarkGoodwinPianos » 25 Mar 2011, 10:47

Eavestaff minipiano (the good type)
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll? ... 500wt_1156

My guess £160. What is your guess?
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Re: GAME: Guess the final bid price

Post by Johnkie » 25 Mar 2011, 15:47

I saw one on Ebay a couple of weeks ago - light teak finish - Starting price was £200 ..... No bids and didn't sell! Shame really 'cause the Mini Royal was the most powerful instrument in its class. The over-stringing was so acute that its bass end sounded more like a big meaty upright. Not the best to work on, but I liked them very much in their day.
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Re: GAME: Guess the final bid price

Post by Johnkie » 25 Mar 2011, 18:02

The "Mini Royal" has 85 notes, and should never be confused with the "mini" or "pianette" models .... They were (are) terrible, but the Mini Royal is a good piano with lots of omph .... just a bit fiddly to work on. I see that with 22 hours to go someone has place the first bid of ...... 99p! Go on pianolove .....treat yourself xx :wink:
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Re: GAME: Guess the final bid price

Post by Johnkie » 26 Mar 2011, 17:51

It went for £27.15p !!! Someone got a real bargain I think :mrgreen: - PianoLove I think with all the posts you contribute here, and your love of the pianoforte, some of us should get you something decent (but cheap) when you do move and have room. :lol:
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Re: GAME: Guess the final bid price

Post by MarkGoodwinPianos » 28 Mar 2011, 07:05

Good post johnkie
I'd be happy to bid under my account. We could sniff out a half decent piano on ebay with no reserve and then agree a maximum bid price and then throw in the bid with 5 seconds left and see what happens.

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