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TB1000S #1035 (White) on eBay

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PostPosted: 07/06/2009 at 7:38 AM    Post subject: TB1000S #1035 (White) on eBay link

TB1000S #1035 (White) on eBay. Non-original case, white finish. No reserve. No BIN. Guitar is currently in Japan and ships worldwide.

http://cgi.ebay.com/Travi.....QQcmdZViewItemQQptZGuitar

Good luck!
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pbeekman

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PostPosted: 07/10/2009 at 9:48 PM    Post subject: RE:TB1000S #1035 (White) on eBay link

What do people think of the price this one went for? ($4161.00) Seems a fair bit lower than original colour finishes were getting even a short while back. How much has the recession dinted prices as an overall percentage?

http://cgi.ebay.com/Travi.....%3A1%7C293%3A1%7C294%3A50




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charlie

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PostPosted: 07/12/2009 at 9:30 AM    Post subject: RE:TB1000S #1035 (White) on eBay link

It seems prices are down about 30% but if you think about it the peak values were sort of a sudden spike anyway. The last koa artist that actually sold went for $3500 and now this white standard at $4160. This is when anyone who has been left out of the "Bean club" should try to grab on if you can figure out a way to swing it.

Here is something else to think about:

$1000 in 1976 is equal to about $3750 in 2009 when adjusted for inflation

So you can buy a vintage, rare, amazing Travis Bean guitar for less than it sold for when new. Sure, not cheap and not as necessary as food or gas (maybe), but completely worth every penny!

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BeanDip

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PostPosted: 07/13/2009 at 10:52 AM    Post subject: RE:TB1000S #1035 (White) on eBay link

The pictures were poor for this auction and the item was located in Japan. Does any one think this was a factor in the selling price? If this item was for sale on the local craigslist for 5k I would not have hesitated (once I saw it I verified it was original) I have always thought ebay was a poor representation of the bean market.

I love adjusting guitar prices for inflation. Much of the perceived value of a vintage guitar gets lost in inflation. Check it out. http://www.westegg.com/inflation/

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