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03-01-2005, 08:27 AM
I saw this auction and couldn't believe what it brought for a final price.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=10308&item=4969146186&rd=1&ssPageName=WDVW


are repro ferguson dials really in demand???

Jon
03-01-2005, 01:27 PM
one is born every minute--FISH!

JohnL
03-01-2005, 04:50 PM
seems like alot of $$ for a repro dial in the 70's

but..what do I know?? http://webhorology-mb.infopop.cc/infopop/emoticons/icon_rolleyes.gif

Jon
03-01-2005, 05:07 PM
come on!

Jon
03-01-2005, 05:08 PM
Now now John, come on!

Barry J. Fish
03-02-2005, 03:38 PM
Hello,

Why on earth would some collecter want to replace an original dial with a junky reproduction?

This endless switching and replacing makes no sense.

Barry

Jon
03-04-2005, 05:48 AM
Barry,

There are many reasons why incompetents do these things:

(in no order)

1 they look pretty

2 they don't understand that fakes ruin the value

3 they THINK improved looks will raise the price, and ultimately the value

4 they do not care about originality

5 they do not know the difference

6 they are too cheap to buy an original

7 they do not know where to find an original

8 they basically don't care

9 OR, they have been sold a "bill of goods" (some BS or hype or lies) from some BIG self annointed researcher or fast buck artist/dealer