View Full Version : Talk about a missed opportunity

Apr-23-2009, 3:07am
Too bad I didn't see this (http://denver.craigslist.org/gms/1126212729.html) until today.

Christopher Standridge
Apr-23-2009, 9:30am
What's the problem Martin? It isn't til this weekend, right? Go out there and get some stuff!!

Apr-23-2009, 10:52am
Read carefully, Chris ...

Gibson mandolin w/case $90.00
Unfortunately someone beat me to it.

Apr-23-2009, 11:00am
Probably just a 1923 F5.;)

Jim MacDaniel
Apr-23-2009, 11:13am
Yeah -- one of those lame ones designed by that Loar guy.

Apr-23-2009, 2:12pm
It was a storage-locker sale, so the mandolin could have been almost anything. Doubt it was an Epiphone ... people who place the "Gibson Epiphone" ads are trying to inflate the value of the mandolin, so they usually ask for more than $90. Sounds to me like an owner of some storage units just getting rid of stuff without having any idea what it was. I'm trying to comfort myself with the thought that it was a basket-case A50 or maybe a Nouveau C7...

Capt. E
Apr-23-2009, 4:02pm
Regardless, $90 ???? My oh my.

Apr-23-2009, 11:46pm
Read carefully, Chris ...

Unfortunately someone beat me to it.

You KNOW it was a Loar! :grin:

Thats just the way life is... CRUEL!!! :mandosmiley: