Orville's for sale?

Discussion in 'Other Single-Cuts' started by UITA, Feb 12, 2009.

  1. UITA

    UITA Senior Member

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    Is it me or is there a real lack of Orvilles for sale on the bay at the moment? Always like to have a window shop now and then but nothing doing it for me at the moment. Could it be that people are deciding to keep onto what they've got.
     
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  2. Kate033

    Kate033 Senior Member

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    Could be...maybe sellers are hanging on to them thinking they won't get a fair price in this down economy?
    If you're brave try Yahoo Japan auctions. It's always fun checking out the Orvilles and other MIJ Les Pauls on there.
     
  3. BCRGreg

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    SpinWheelz Senior Member

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    We have seen your Orville collection, UITA. It's perfectly reasonable to assume that every Orville produced, save for the one for sale at BCR, is in your house. There's nothing left to buy.
     
  5. UITA

    UITA Senior Member

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    Sorry.
     
  6. nwobhm

    nwobhm Senior Member

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    There was quite a few OBG on last week. But, I was bust!
     
  7. lp_junkie

    lp_junkie Senior Member

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    I have noticed they have dried up, but here's one UITA doesn't own (not for sale though).

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  8. tonebone

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    Unfortunately, the Yen is very strong right now. :mad:
     
  9. tonebone

    tonebone Senior Member

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    I like window shopping too! I even browse the R9 fleabay auctions. :thumb: An R9. Like I can afford one. Yeah. Right.
     
  10. lifele55

    lifele55 Senior Member

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    You bought them all UITA thats why...

    Lol. Saw a few on digimart though. There's a wine red custom thats reaaaally sweet.
     
  11. lifele55

    lifele55 Senior Member

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    +1..

    Too strong, its making everything seem overpriced.
     
  12. taypeng

    taypeng Senior Member

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    I'm going to japan this may.. gonna visit ochanomizu and maybe guitar craft at sapporo. will let you guys know if there are still orvilles for sale hehe
     
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    Maybe I should pay that surplus shop another visit. There might be another great find waiting to be, err... found.
     
  14. tonebone

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    What the? Yur not paying a weekly visit to that little place? Buddy! You've prob already missed a few good ones.
     
  15. UITA

    UITA Senior Member

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    Visit daily, date the owners daughter/son, buy the building next door. These things need to be done.
     
  16. UITA

    UITA Senior Member

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    The Japanese are wise to what they've got, prices have shot up in the last 6 months. Bargains are no longer as frequent if at all. Why can't we go back to the good ol days when people thought that the K= Korea and the only Orville in the UK was a green duck who had regular colon checks. I want them all I tell you.
     
  17. greasykid

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    Maybe the owner's wife... :naughty:
     
  18. Ole'Lefty

    Ole'Lefty Premium Member

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    Given what I paid for mine recently and the economy, I think the present ebay offerings are all priced $100-200 too high. Around $650 for a nice Orville Standard is really more realistic. For a custom I would probably go $700. Then add on around $50 for 48US shipping.mt
     
  19. taypeng

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    theres a couple of orvilles les pauls ..and a LP Jr on the bay now!
     
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    Hell, marry the owner.
     

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