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Picked off! #344127
Thu Jul 26 2012 02:11 PM
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Anyone else see the episode of "picked off" last nite? The "experts" said the value of this sign was about $450. I was thinking it should be a lot more than that. I think the condition was a lil on the rough side, but it's a pretty rare 2- sided porcelain sign. It looked like 42".
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Re: Picked off! [Re: Vegaslube] #344131
Thu Jul 26 2012 02:24 PM
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It is a lot more. The only person in the world that would call those 2 guys experts are the experts themselves. Afterall they are antique dealers, you should always stand at attention when they enter a room.


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Re: Picked off! [Re: THERMOMAN] #344132
Thu Jul 26 2012 02:32 PM
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What would you like to give for it. You can go to their web site and bid on it.


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Re: Picked off! [Re: Loyd Pierce] #344771
Sun Jul 29 2012 04:51 PM
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Sigh is at 391 dollars with three days to go. Picked Off Auction.com


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Re: Picked off! [Re: Loyd Pierce] #344773
Sun Jul 29 2012 04:56 PM
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Plus $100 shipping

Re: Picked off! [Re: TheRoyalCrown] #344954
Mon Jul 30 2012 09:15 AM
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Yes I saw that!

Re: Picked off! [Re: Vegaslube] #344956
Mon Jul 30 2012 09:28 AM
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I'm thinking about putting in a last minute bid...

Re: Picked off! [Re: Vegaslube] #344959
Mon Jul 30 2012 09:39 AM
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Good luck read the fine print,if a bid is placed in the last five minutes of auction, time will be increased five minutes.
It could go on for ever!
Figure out what you willing to pay and hope it holds I guess?


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Re: Picked off! [Re: Loyd Pierce] #345167
Tue Jul 31 2012 05:16 AM
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I never heard of Picked Off till now. I'm guessing it's another one of THOSE shows? Haven't had cable in 25 years & I don't appear to be missing anything.

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Re: Picked off! [Re: justgassy] #345219
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It's even worse than one of THOSE shows

Re: Picked off! [Re: TheRoyalCrown] #345227
Tue Jul 31 2012 01:10 PM
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Gotta love that 5 minute extension. It's going to allow the guy with the deepest pockets to bid and rebid until the last few drop out. I'm betting it's going to get into the 2200.00 to 2400.00 range and maybe higher?


Graeme (pronounced Gray-um)

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Re: Picked off! [Re: GasCan] #345239
Tue Jul 31 2012 02:52 PM
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I'm so tired of all these expert shows! Doesn't anyone do any real work anymore? Picking was what you did, years ago, to find the stuff. Now everyone thinks it's glamorous? Personally, I have better things to do than watch this dribble. Just me talking. Paul www.severngaspumps.com

Re: Picked off! [Re: gasmansgp] #345240
Tue Jul 31 2012 02:59 PM
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Originally Posted By: gasmansgp
I'm so tired of all these expert shows! Doesn't anyone do any real work anymore? Picking was what you did, years ago, to find the stuff. Now everyone thinks it's glamorous? Personally, I have better things to do than watch this dribble. Just me talking. Paul www.severngaspumps.com


...good for you, Paul...welcome to the fold...that's one down, and, oh, so many to go grin


Looking for better Gulf items: signs, globes, cans and paper - especially porcelain Gulf flanges, and Gulf A-38 & A-62 ad glass...
Re: Picked off! [Re: gulfiend!] #345248
Tue Jul 31 2012 04:06 PM
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Well said Paul I do not watch any of those shows either. Just can't get into the hype of them.


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Re: Picked off! [Re: gasmansgp] #345263
Tue Jul 31 2012 05:32 PM
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Originally Posted By: gasmansgp
I'm so tired of all these expert shows! Doesn't anyone do any real work anymore? Picking was what you did, years ago, to find the stuff. Now everyone thinks it's glamorous? Personally, I have better things to do than watch this dribble. Just me talking. Paul www.severngaspumps.com


Yes I agree its not like cuttng 200 hundred pumps out of the forest under growth. They call it picking, but they are going to dealers,junkers, etc. The picking is done for them. I had to watch one after it come up here,and they kept advertising this auction site. So beng like curious george I pulled it up also. So the history channel is full of this type programs, and country music stars make a living singing pop country,where does it all end.

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