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    Overly Practical distincthead's Avatar
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    URGENT: Schwinn advice needed!

    What should I offer for a paramount track bike from the 70s? I love these bikes but have no idea what they're worth. It's in EXCELLENT original condition.

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    You're much better off getting the seller to name a price and go from there. It's the seller's responsibility to figure out the value of something he already owns.

    Neal

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    Quote Originally Posted by nlerner
    You're much better off getting the seller to name a price and go from there. It's the seller's responsibility to figure out the value of something he already owns.

    Neal

    Ditto, As a seller I just learned that lesson recently myself

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    I recently saw a 70's Paramount Track on craigslist for 600 dollars.

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    I'd probably pay up to $900 for it if I was in the market.
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    Quote Originally Posted by distincthead
    What should I offer for a paramount track bike from the 70s? I love these bikes but have no idea what they're worth. It's in EXCELLENT original condition.
    Offer $125 and play ignorant.

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    That would be lovely if I wasn't an honest person just looking for a cool deal to restore.

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    Quote Originally Posted by distincthead
    That would be lovely if I wasn't an honest person just looking for a cool deal to restore.
    That said, then offer what it is worth to you.

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    As I did. I was just trying to be fair to him who is not well versed in the arena of "vintage" bicycles. Thanks to all who proffered advice

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