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Old 04-01-2017, 06:02 PM
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I had done likely with a pair for under $75.00 with S/H so no crying here either. If you can find them presently for under $50.00 with S/H you're doing good. This particular guy has been trying to sell this since last August at this price and has clearly gotten nowhere with it. This is NOT market price but his OWN.
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Old 04-01-2017, 06:04 PM
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I just got a response from the seller of the 'Centuri' display: "well honestly I can't tell. I got them from a home in Akron Ohio. I sold the damaged 10 rocket display earlier and he loved it. and the tags all are old style centuri logos. So o went with vintage build ups in fantastic condition. I hope this helps."
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Old 04-01-2017, 06:25 PM
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My response in return to this seller's answer was this: "Perhaps you need to let people actually know you have no real idea these are originals rather than implying they are in your add. The "SLS decal on the Jaguar only came on the SEMROC reproductions and is not an original Centuri addition. I'm also not sure what the meaning "pro-built" means to some people as they throw the term around loosely. The fins in some of the shots don't look like they have ANY sealer or filler on them at all and were simply painted bare balsa. I do not see that as "professional".

To which she added: "good point I'll post this to the auction." Just keeping them honest. We'll see about any addendum's she may add.
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Old 04-01-2017, 06:26 PM
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My response in return to this seller's answer was this: "Perhaps you need to let people actually know you have no real idea these are originals rather than implying they are in your add. The "SLS decal on the Jaguar only came on the SEMROC reproductions and is not an original Centuri addition. I'm also not sure what the meaning "pro-built" means to some people as they throw the term around loosely. The fins in some of the shots don't look like they have ANY sealer or filler on them at all and were simply painted bare balsa. I do not see that as "professional".

To which she added: "good point I'll post this to the auction." Just keeping them honest. We'll see about any addendum's she may add.
I noticed I spelled "ad" wrong.
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Old 04-01-2017, 07:20 PM
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......and it now has a bid.
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Old 04-01-2017, 08:26 PM
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Old 04-01-2017, 09:43 PM
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Yeah, well there are silly things listed as vintage, rare and hard to find every day on the bay. Caveat emptor for sure. As I stated in my initial post, I don't think any of that stuff is "vintage" Centuri. They're all Semroc repros (which is fine, they're being misrepresented is all) and the build quality is average at best. It may be worth $200 to someone as it is. Just not me.
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Old 04-01-2017, 11:32 PM
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Trying to pass something off as something else is false representation. Whether intentionally or not. I doubt the person who bought the last display was told this was not original Centuri either.
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Old 04-02-2017, 12:01 AM
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Here's a link to the auction..........

http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_nkw=112350895306


And here's a link to another (vintage? you decide) Centuri (?) store display that the same seller sold three weeks ago...........

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Cen...=p2047675.l2557



They're only hurting themselves if they only got $99 for that! Wonder if they're selling something they got cheap off an estate sale?
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Old 04-02-2017, 12:03 AM
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Yeah, well there are silly things listed as vintage, rare and hard to find every day on the bay. Caveat emptor for sure. As I stated in my initial post, I don't think any of that stuff is "vintage" Centuri. They're all Semroc repros (which is fine, they're being misrepresented is all) and the build quality is average at best. It may be worth $200 to someone as it is. Just not me.


After I looked at it, I got to thinking. Maybe they got these from an estate sale and they don't know any better.
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