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Old 09-18-09, 06:35 AM   #1
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Pre war Hatsuhi Japanese bicycle

What would be a good offer?

PRE WAR HATSUHI JAPANESE BICYCLE

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What would be a good offer?

PRE WAR HATSUHI JAPANESE BICYCLE

http://savannah.craigslist.org/bik/1379913225.html
Well, let's not confuse "what it's worth?" with "how bad do you want it?"

It looks like a pretty cool bike, standard English Roadster type bike, just more interesting. I'd go look at it in person, carrying $100 in my wallet and another $100 distributed around various pants pockets. You may be able to pick it up for $40; it depends how motivated the seller is. Seeing the thing in person, after evaluating its condition etc (are the tires a size you can source?) I might go over $200... I don't think I'd go as far as $300. It may be worth it, but I wouldn't want it that bad.
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My lady sold a very similar hatushi, except in MUCH better condition, and newly powdercoated, to the guy what owns the bisbee bicycle brothel for $300 I think. It was mentioned in the Bisbee bicycle brothel review in bicycle quarterly... so now its worth at least 100 more I figger.

I offer this only as a data point... take it for what its worth....
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I'd be interested to know just how "pre-war" it is.

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Thanks for the feedback. I am going to try and go see it soon if the seller will rely to me.
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