Q&As about collecting and collections, items and value of PSB related material. Discuss new and old PSB collector items.
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I watched this auction and nearly put in a last second bid before coming to my senses. Half of me thinks I've been sensible and the other half thinks, Heck you only live once and it got away..
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Pet-Shop-Boys ... 7675.l2557
What do you guys think..?
Madness or determined collector..?
Do you know the difference between the two genders..?
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I totally understand how you feel,the way i see it is,if rarely comes up then just go for it.i have done that many a time.i bought COMPILED 2 years ago,and quite unbelievably 2 have appeared since,one on ebay 2 weeks ago and just a few days ago eil had one.
You got a heart of glass or a heart of stone?
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Wow that is crazy!!
I was lucky enough to buy a copy from EIL back in the late 90's for £150 (if memory serves) and I though that was a hell of lot of money for a record. It is mint and in a protective polythene vinyl bag. I bought it around the same time as the 2 Before promos (blue sleeve and red sleeve). Didn't get them from EIL however as found them on eBay at more reasonable prices.
As I am a collector of all things PSB I would never ever contemplate selling it for any price (sorry to disappoint so please don't offer and I wouldn't want to swap this for another item either).
I'm pretty amazed that this sold for over £600 but shows that there are people desperately seeking out a copy.
I haven't used EIL for many years (even though they still bombard me with e-mails). Some of their prices have always been outlandish and often eBay turns up rarities for better prices (not as often as I'd like though).
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So if I got fired one day, I know how to make money: I'll sell mine.
One can't find the way to peace. Peace is the way itself. (Gandhi)
One of the crowd
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I remember buying mine for £20
Think I sold it for £200 late 2004
One of the crowd has left the building
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It's easy to get drawn in by the auctions. Ask yourself does it really matter?
Yep one time if spend a fortune, but not nearly as much as some of the items that come up now. Go by mixes now. It's far cheaper.
Life is too short.
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Someone got a bargain on here recently then, didn't they...
Happy it went to a good home though.
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Apparently I did, although didnt realise at the time!
Just for the sake of it, make sure you're always frowning.
It shows the world that you've got substance and depth.
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