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LD10 Above market Value ??

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watkindj
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LD10 Above market Value ??

Post by watkindj » Fri Aug 30, 2019 7:56 am

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Rare-Classic ... 3587517732

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/lanchester-ld10/264433093236

both cars above did not meet reserve

now one is listed here
https://www.gumtree.com/p/other-cars/la ... 1350517906

and the other here

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/283597521959 ... 3597521959

what does anyone think when you could get this one for a little more than the gumtree one

https://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C1136687

Which I think as have been tracking sales for the last 10 years very reasonable
Darren
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Re: LD10 Above market Value ??

Post by Sydsmith » Fri Aug 30, 2019 2:01 pm

Rob, our friends from the north have a saying "there is none as queer as folks" pre war car prices prove that is very true, but it does not stop there. This morning in a supermarket a large tin of salmon was £2.70 on offer, the same brand same quality small one, not on offer was £2.90. A lady in front of me took a small one down and I pointed out the difference, she looked at me as if I was daft and said I only need a small one.

Old cars seem to be particularly prone to odd values, as your comparisons show, barn finds seem to pitch way above realistic value. It beggars belief folks pay £2,000 and spend £3,000 to restore, when an on the road tidy one is £4,000.

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Re: LD10 Above market Value ??

Post by grahamemmett » Fri Aug 30, 2019 2:39 pm

Plus the Car and Classic vehicle hasn't had it's Registration number plundered. No contest, you get what you pay for.
Graham Emmett
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