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PostPosted: Mon May 13, 2013 8:23 am 
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http://www.ebay.com/itm/Electra-Phoenix ... 7675.l2557

Nice how they copied right from the forum for the description. Sold for $1000.00. Anything I am missing here?

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PostPosted: Mon May 13, 2013 9:27 am 
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It wasn't in particularly great shape either. I'm not convinced those are the original tuners, and did anyone notice the jack installed on the Battery cover? Possibly a connector for power to the active circuit? But who knows, maybe Prince used it on the Purple Rain album!!

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PostPosted: Mon May 13, 2013 1:53 pm 
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Well I would suspect fowl play or false bids on this one as I do not think that this one would bring anywhere near that especially with the oddities on this one. I would suspect someone want to drive the prices up and use this one as a justification for future values and I would think we may see this one listed again sometime in the near future. Just my opinion. Only other way I see this price is if the original owner found his or her long lost Electra and had to have it again. :huh: :huh: :huh:

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PostPosted: Mon May 13, 2013 9:50 pm 
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A grand is too high for an X-150.

Right now, anyway.

But $500 is probably okay for a good one, and there aren't that many out there.


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PostPosted: Wed May 15, 2013 4:43 am 
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JackBaruth wrote:
and there aren't that many out there.
Everything is relative! There are a lot more X150's out there than X149's... I've only seen them in pictures.

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PostPosted: Wed May 15, 2013 8:29 pm 
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I agree, that looked like a scam. How long did that sit with out a bid?

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PostPosted: Thu May 16, 2013 10:46 am 
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proendorser wrote:
JackBaruth wrote:
and there aren't that many out there.
Everything is relative! There are a lot more X150's out there than X149's... I've only seen them in pictures.


Show me an X149, I'll show YOU the money! :)


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PostPosted: Wed May 22, 2013 11:40 am 
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I did see an X149 in 1983 at Metro Music in Fort Lauderdale. It was the same store I bought the Purple X150 at. I almost tried to trade for it since the strings went thru the back.


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 02, 2013 7:17 am 
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JackBaruth wrote:
Show me an X149, I'll show YOU the money!


http://www.ebay.com/itm/Electra-Phoenix ... 35c7f8f5c8

Here's a X149, the first one I think I've ever seen listed. The bridge has been changed, as well as the knobs on this one. In it's present modified condition, the Seller is dreaming ($675 shipped), but still, this is a guitar that you seldom see offered.

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 17, 2013 10:12 am 
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How did I miss this? I'm going to reach out to the guy.


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