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Re: Anyone want a '67 MGB for 15K? How about 17K?

Subject: Re: Anyone want a '67 MGB for 15K? How about 17K?
From: Bill Dudley <>
Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2001 12:25:33 -0600
I have often told people that I wouldn't sell my 67B for $50,000 -- but I have 
had it longer than my kids and its part of the family!

I guess now I'll have to say I won't sell it for $100,000 or $150,000??

Bill Dudley
67 B original Owner wrote:

> All,
> I'll make this amusing story quick....
> A few days ago I spotted a '67 B in average shape at a local garage.  Faded 
>paint, a few small dents, tired top and interior.  So I called the garage.  
>Turns out the car's in for new 6volts and the owner's interested in selling 
>it.  How much?  15K.  I think it's a mistake and leave my number.  I figure 
>this thing's worth $1,000 to me.
> The owner calls me a few minutes ago.  Am I interested in buying it?  I ask 
>how much.  Sure enough,  $15K.  I tell him "That's 10 times what I'd pay for 
>it.  In the condition I saw, it's worth maybe 1,500 tops, but not to me."
> THen he tells me he has an offer on it for 17K.  I politely tell him to take 
>it, and to go any buy 4 B's in similar condition.
> It's amazing how much people think these things are worth.
> Anyone want a '78 Midget with a fresh motor?  Only twenty thousand dollars 
>and I'll deliver it anywhere in the continental US.
> <grin>
> Mike

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