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Thread: Vintage Giggles aka What are they smoking????

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    Going to roll up my penny stash, want a phoenix really really bad. Let me see, I go east right from here? Oh dear, gas, what about gas, pondering to self. No, it is south first than east. Wait, where is Durham? Maybe I should drink coffee first before making any decisions. I am totally befuddled without caffeine.
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    Quote Originally Posted by miriam View Post
    http://raleigh.craigslist.org/atq/3401955088.html
    no comment absolutely no comment
    Does it make it an "Awesome Price" just because they say it is???? If so, this seller must possess some awesome power. . . .
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    Quote Originally Posted by JabezRose View Post
    Going to roll up my penny stash, want a phoenix really really bad. Let me see, I go east right from here? Oh dear, gas, what about gas, pondering to self. No, it is south first than east. Wait, where is Durham? Maybe I should drink coffee first before making any decisions. I am totally befuddled without caffeine.
    Sphinx, I meant to say Sphinx, if that is spelt rite.
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    NEVER let a sewing machine know you are in a hurry.
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    looks like everybody 'n' their brother is trying to sell sewing machines in Indianapolis
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    http://indianapolis.craigslist.org/atq/3406329636.html
    must not have sold 6 months ago when they wanted $1000
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    Quote Originally Posted by miriam View Post
    http://indianapolis.craigslist.org/atq/3406329636.html
    must not have sold 6 months ago when they wanted $1000
    At the rate they're going it will be correctly priced around the next presidential election.

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    http://edmonton.kijiji.ca/c-buy-and-...AdIdZ431184266
    I can't decide if this is worth it or not. On the one hand,... treadles can be had around $60 here... not often, but occasionally. On the other hand,.. I know of 2 treadles that have been converted that could be converted back...

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    Quote Originally Posted by ArchaicArcane View Post
    http://edmonton.kijiji.ca/c-buy-and-...AdIdZ431184266
    I can't decide if this is worth it or not. On the one hand,... treadles can be had around $60 here... not often, but occasionally. On the other hand,.. I know of 2 treadles that have been converted that could be converted back...
    I don't know about your area up there but around here you can get full irons for about that price. In good condition, too.

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    http://houston.craigslist.org/atq/3384038275.html

    Not affiliated, just seems to be a nice one, if anyone in the Katy, TX area, and somewhat reasonable in comparison to others I've seen and in much better shape for sure

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    I haven't seen a full set of irons in a few months, but the ones I saw, about 400 miles south of us, were listed at $100. Don't know if they ever got it though.
    I'm not sure where you are, but I'm going to guess the US? (Based on the "Up there" comment. )

    What's something like a Singer 28 with a hand crank and motor in fairly good condition, decals maybe a little worn go for? As a comparison. I snagged one of these about 2 months ago for $70, but typically I see them listed around $200. I'm guessing that the price I paid is closer to realistic in many parts of the US... possibly even a little high?

    I ask because I see the prices in the states, and want to take an empty trailer down south with me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ArchaicArcane View Post
    I haven't seen a full set of irons in a few months, but the ones I saw, about 400 miles south of us, were listed at $100. Don't know if they ever got it though.
    I'm not sure where you are, but I'm going to guess the US? (Based on the "Up there" comment. )

    What's something like a Singer 28 with a hand crank and motor in fairly good condition, decals maybe a little worn go for? As a comparison. I snagged one of these about 2 months ago for $70, but typically I see them listed around $200. I'm guessing that the price I paid is closer to realistic in many parts of the US... possibly even a little high?

    I ask because I see the prices in the states, and want to take an empty trailer down south with me.
    you might be close to right
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    Thats about right on the hand crank. My partner and I find irons all the time. If you are in search of particular ones let me know and I'll be happy to keep a lookout for you. I know the ones we've shipped cost 42.00 to ship here in the US. Not sure how much more it would be to you but I'm happy to investigate for you. Shoot me a PM if you're interested.

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    Thanks for the info.

    I think you'd find it would be a lot more to get them out of the country. I was talking to a supplier about this yesterday. There's a reason that almost no one in Canada offers free shipping. As soon as Canada Post is involved, it's really bad, and you have to always talk with suppliers and tell them don't ship across the border with a courier, or the brokerage fees are high enough that you feel like you need a second job. To ship a package that's about 15 pounds, and the size of a rolling tote across the country, costs me almost $40. An "envelope" similar to what I've had shipped from Sew-Classic will typically run $15 - 20. Hers are usually marked at under $5.

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    wow...now I know why we don't ship to Canada lol!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jennb View Post
    wow...now I know why we don't ship to Canada lol!
    And nevermind the customs paperwork.

    I just received the box I was talking about, it's 11.28KG, or roughly 25lbs when the measurements are cubed (I assure you, I would have noticed 25 lbs a lot more than this box ) I know the irons weigh more than this box, and are bigger in one, possibly 2 dimensions.

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    We typically disassemble and ship in 2 boxes. One flat that has the side irons and center brace, and a second smaller box with the treadle, flywheel, dress guard, pitman, and all the little bits and pieces. She ships those out and while I know the cost I do not know the shipped weight but I can certainly check.

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    Thanks for the offer Jennb, but I wouldn't worry about it. Ideally, the next (last) treadle base I find will be intact. I have two right now that need some pretty serious refurbishing, and I'd like the option of treadling a few of the machines that are just heads around here, but that's not a necessity at this point.

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    we need how to sell a sewing machine 101 for some of those people
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    Wow,.. I'd contribute to that If for no other reason than my sanity would improve.

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    I started one on how NOT to do a CL ad
    http://www.quiltingboard.com/vintage...s-t178960.html
    NEVER let a sewing machine know you are in a hurry.
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    Quote Originally Posted by miriam View Post
    lol! I wonder how the decals have survived fully intact like that given all the rust and dirt and looks like missing black paint on the bed. Seems unusual but thats just me.

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    Definitely not original pedal.
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