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Very rare jewel for sale. 1953 Skylark in almost completly original condition. 68,000 miles. New interior leather and new top. Very good looker and very drivable, but has been sleeping for last 15 years. A little TLC will make this beauty priceless. Email for more info including pictures.<BR>$24,000<BR>My name is Keith and I am located in California.

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Is it unethical to advertise your car for sale in multiple places? How many of you dont hesitate to advertise in Hemmings, AutoTrader, and your local paper - all at the same time?<P>Give the guy a break, he's trying to sell his car, and at the highest price he can get. Don't fault him for that.<P>Just my "humble" opinion.<P>Peter<P>

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Dear Sir,<BR>Just a note to let you know that the posting by this so-called ethical seller has done nothing more than mislead the interested collectors that were bidding on this unique 53 skylark convertible. I always thought that it was any ones right to publish the sale of their vehicle virtually anywhere<BR>they wanted as long as they were in the position to pay for that advertising. I think that this "ethical seller's" comments are without any merit, and have done nothing more than harm an individual who paid for the<BR>car to the seller in full virtually immediately and as agreed, and has subsequently decided to try and sell this same collector car to another interested party and collector. The information provided in this "ethical seller's" comments is misleading, and makes the wrongful assumption that California Cruising would not have handled the final sale ethically. To the best of my knowledge, as I have purchased a very rare and expensive vehicle<BR>in the past from California Cruising, they deal with the highest level of integrity, and try to make sure, regardless of how many places that any one vehicle may or may not be advertised in that they may be selling, that as the auction or auctions draw to a close, that all potential bidders competing at that time are aware of the actual highest bid for that vehicle. This is only deemed necessary due to the fact that not all auction companies collaborate in their efforts to cross reference all postings. I believe that this "ethical seller" should apologize to all concerned and or contacted in this matter, as a matter of "GOOD ETHICAL PRACTICE".<p>[This message has been edited by rdw33b (edited 10-12-2000).]

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Call me stupid, but my understanding is that legally when a person places an item in an auction, the high bidder has the full rights of ownership upon presenting payment. If this item was placed on two different auction sites, it is a totally different story from the item being auctioned on one site and being advertised on another. <P>From the sounds of it, this seller placed the car on both auction sites. Had the reserve price been met on both sites, he would have been unable to satisfy both buyers. If so, then we as Buick owners are being taken as being real fools. <P>Shame on California Cruising.

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Peter, yes one can list their car in a thousand publications if they wish. The seller has no LEGAL obligation to sell their car to anyone. They paid for the ad, so what happens from there is totally up to the seller. But, in an auction format, it is different in that it is a binding contract to sell if the reserve is met (provided the bidder is not a deadbeat). If a seller lists his car in ten co-running eBay/internet type auctions, and the reserve is met in all of them, he is in a world of legal trouble because he HAS to sell his car to ten people. He can not just use the old 'I just sold it to someone' line. I can understand wanting the most for your car, but to do something potentially unethical (such as listing in multiple auctions at the same time) is, well, unethical. <BR> Of course, if a seller puts a billion dollar reserve on his car in both auctions, than he does not have any obligation to sell it. Rather he is fishing for the highest paying buyer to contact later. This, though not illegal, in my opinion is low. But, to each their own. Matt

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by keitherrn@aol.com:<BR><B>Very rare jewel for sale. 1953 Skylark in almost completly original condition. 68,000 miles. New interior leather and new top. Very good looker and very drivable, but has been sleeping for last 15 years. A little TLC will make this beauty priceless. Email for more info including pictures.<BR>$24,000<BR>My name is Keith and I am located in California.</B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>

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