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$900 Miraphone 5-valve ?

Postby dobiefeld » Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:41 pm

Anybody missing a horn ?
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Re: $900 Miraphone 5-valve ?

Postby groth » Thu Feb 15, 2018 10:52 am

I've already called this morning and the pawn shop said they will not ship the horn at all so just saving the rest of you some time.
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Re: $900 Miraphone 5-valve ?

Postby Ken Crawford » Thu Feb 15, 2018 11:12 am

Somebody bought it...
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Re: $900 Miraphone 5-valve ?

Postby Sousaswag » Fri Feb 16, 2018 12:30 am

I was very close to pulling the trigger on this ome.. But I had my doubts. Could it have been a stolen horn? Maybe. I was skeptical because these are normally $6000ish used. But if it wasn't, somebody got a huge steal.. 1/6 of the typical used price. Very lucky! Could it be possible that they didn't know what they had when they got it? I would tend to believe that a pawn shop would do their research on things that come into the shop?
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Re: $900 Miraphone 5-valve ?

Postby PMeuph » Fri Feb 16, 2018 6:26 am

Correct me if I'm wrong: My understanding of Pawn shops is that they won't put a high markup just because they can but rather they base themselves on the price of the article was sold to them for.

So, if they person who sold them the horn did so for $500, listing for $999 (as it was originally posted) and doubling their money makes a lot of sense.
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Re: $900 Miraphone 5-valve ?

Postby iiipopes » Fri Feb 16, 2018 10:58 am

The old joke is that a guy walks into a pawn shop, contemplates a purchase, and asks the pawn broker the item's real value. The pawn broker replies that everything in his shop has doubled in value. :shock:
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Re: $900 Miraphone 5-valve ?

Postby Ken Crawford » Fri Feb 16, 2018 11:52 am

Pawn shop doubles their money. Tubenetter sextuples their money sometime in the near future in the "For Sale by Owner" section.
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Re: $900 Miraphone 5-valve ?

Postby Tubaja » Wed Apr 18, 2018 6:46 pm

I had my 186 CC stolen in October 2010. serial no. 5858.
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