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Old 07-27-2012, 05:52 PM
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So ... I am kicking myself! I have sent an email to the lady who posted the estate sale on craigslist and am hoping the machine did not sell ...

Does anyone know how much a little Morse would sell for? It was a portable in a round top case - not sure if it worked - almost went back to get it and didn't (that's why I am kicking myself). I think it was green, but I am not sure since it was sitting in a dark hallway.

I am hoping that no one else wanted it today and I can go back and get it tomorrow
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Old 07-27-2012, 06:46 PM
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I don't think I've ever seen a little Morse. All the ones I have seen were really heavy standard size machines.

To be quite honest, I don't think it's worth a lot of money. Many people don't like the older heavier machines. Although they were the "portable" of the time, they weigh a ton. If you carry one, you never want to rely solely on the carrying handle; always support from below.

They are a solid all-mechanical vintage machine, and tend to be workhorses. However, they are not in great demand, probably because of their weight.
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If you really want it, then call and see if she still has it. Can't hurt.
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Old 07-29-2012, 02:24 PM
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Prism99 - it was heavy - I could barely lift it to move it around to take the cover off. It was just so different from anything I currently own.

It must not have been meant to come to my house - I was not able to call them so I sent an email to them - via craigslist where the sale was advertised - I haven't heard from anyone so assume it must be gone. Oh well ....
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