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$1,000,000 book on ebay

Postby Rob Block » March 11th, 2011, 6:41 pm

http://cgi.ebay.com/Celebrity-Owned-Dav ... 3a6411ca9d

At least he's offering free shipping....

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Re: $1,000,000 book on ebay

Postby Richard Kaufman » March 11th, 2011, 6:50 pm

The seller called me all excited because he thought he had something valuable. It's just an old copy of the first edition of the Project Magic workbook. When I told him he'd be lucky to get $25 for it, he didn't believe me.

And now it's on eBay for a million dollars.

Really, you just have to shake your head!
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Re: $1,000,000 book on ebay

Postby Raleigh » March 11th, 2011, 7:11 pm

Insane , and down right stupid to ask a Million dollars for any magic book !

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Re: $1,000,000 book on ebay

Postby Rennie » March 11th, 2011, 11:22 pm

I just placed an offer of $10.00. We will see what he says.
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Re: $1,000,000 book on ebay

Postby Garry Hayes » March 11th, 2011, 11:29 pm

Somebody needs to go peform some Project Magic Tricks for him. He is sick in the head. Better start with the jumping rubber band trick. I doubt he can handle anything more. Tisk Tisk.
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Re: $1,000,000 book on ebay

Postby Rob Block » March 12th, 2011, 8:44 am

Looks like the auction is gone this morning. Must have taken his medicine.

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Re: $1,000,000 book on ebay

Postby Rennie » March 12th, 2011, 11:33 am

Yeh, and he did not accept my offer of $10.00, too bad!!
The guy definitely needs psychiatric help!
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Re: $1,000,000 book on ebay

Postby JohnCox » March 12th, 2011, 11:43 am

I wonder what his insertion fee cost? :o
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Re: $1,000,000 book on ebay

Postby SteveP » March 12th, 2011, 4:47 pm

I was working for Copperfield when that came out. I have that exact one. It's not that rare. (While I'd hate to part with it, the first $500,000 gets it!)

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Re: $1,000,000 book on ebay

Postby Rennie » March 12th, 2011, 9:51 pm

JohnCox wrote:I wonder what his insertion fee cost? :o

Good question !
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Re: $1,000,000 book on ebay

Postby Rennie » March 13th, 2011, 12:47 pm

He relisted the book at the same price plus $10.00, but states the first $100.00 offer gets it !
Wow huh ?
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Re: $1,000,000 book on ebay

Postby Joe Pecore » March 13th, 2011, 1:18 pm

Rennie wrote:
JohnCox wrote:I wonder what his insertion fee cost? :o

Good question !

I think anything over $200.00 is only $2.00.
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Re: $1,000,000 book on ebay

Postby Rob Block » March 13th, 2011, 8:24 pm

Relisted again:

http://cgi.ebay.com/David-Copperfields- ... 3a641e0b16

It sounds like he found it in a used book store and is looking to make a huge profit.

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Re: $1,000,000 book on ebay

Postby Rennie » March 13th, 2011, 10:38 pm

Rob Block wrote:Relisted again:

http://cgi.ebay.com/David-Copperfields- ... 3a641e0b16

It sounds like he found it in a used book store and is looking to make a huge profit.

He actually needs to make a profit so he can afford "Shock Treatment"
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Re: $1,000,000 book on ebay

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Re: $1,000,000 book on ebay

Postby Andres Reynoso » March 15th, 2011, 12:32 pm

I have it in spanish version .... sometimes foreign editions are more valued becouse lower printing than originals.
Mmmm how much could I ask for it?
And seller boasts "more than 100 watcher and 4 offers (higher 49USD)"
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Re: $1,000,000 book on ebay

Postby Lou Leventhal » March 15th, 2011, 9:02 pm

Think of the publicity he has gotten by listing it at $1,000,000! I wouldn't have looked at it once at $25, but I've looked at it 3x at a cool million! :)

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Re: $1,000,000 book on ebay

Postby mai-ling » March 15th, 2011, 11:12 pm

it reminds of the 1M illusion.
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Re: $1,000,000 book on ebay

Postby jason156 » March 16th, 2011, 12:50 am

After 16 revisions in the last two days, his latest description just says: "It is what it is".......I'd say that sums it up.

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Re: $1,000,000 book on ebay

Postby Rennie » March 16th, 2011, 8:40 am

jason156 wrote:After 16 revisions in the last two days, his latest description just says: "It is what it is".......I'd say that sums it up.

And now his starting bid is $0.99 !
Unbelievable....
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Re: $1,000,000 book on ebay

Postby Richard Kaufman » March 16th, 2011, 11:40 am

.99 cents: it is what it is.
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Re: $1,000,000 book on ebay

Postby jason156 » March 21st, 2011, 6:45 pm

Just an update, his auction ended without a single bid.

http://cgi.ebay.com/David-Copperfields- ... dZViewItem

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Re: $1,000,000 book on ebay

Postby Rennie » March 21st, 2011, 7:30 pm

That guy was nuts !!
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Re: $1,000,000 book on ebay

Postby Richard Kaufman » March 21st, 2011, 7:54 pm

I would not say he was nuts, merely that he had high expectations that were not going to be met.
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Re: $1,000,000 book on ebay

Postby George Olson » March 22nd, 2011, 4:05 pm

Kinda like my first three marriages...

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