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 Post subject: Re: Ebay Items
PostPosted: Fri Jan 04, 2019 9:01 pm 
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john wrote:
Is this of interest?


I'm pretty confident that there is a Middle East made set. The wood looks like it has been stained darker than they usually look to pass off as ebony, but the usual hallmarks are there. In that bag of reeds, you can see some plastic chanter reeds as well- which to me (along with the other details) is a giveaway.


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 04, 2019 9:57 pm 
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RenaissanceGuy wrote:
Hi there, I've been watching some of these listings for some time.
I notice that the exact same Kwisthout set keeps getting relisted again and again, even though people have placed bids on it when it was listed previously. So apparently the seller can opt not to accept a final bid.


A seller can list an item with a "Reserve" price, and if that is not met, he's not obligated to accept lower bids. I don't know if that's what is happening here, but it's one possibility.

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 Post subject: Re: Ebay Items
PostPosted: Sun Jan 06, 2019 6:55 am 
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Looks like this seller is clearing out his pipes :(

McNicholl full set - collection in person from Birmingham. Seller does not say what pitch they are.

Chris Coe practice set - relisted, collection in person from Birmingham.

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 07, 2019 9:43 am 
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westerneyes wrote:
john wrote:
Is this of interest?


I'm pretty confident that there is a Middle East made set. The wood looks like it has been stained darker than they usually look to pass off as ebony, but the usual hallmarks are there. In that bag of reeds, you can see some plastic chanter reeds as well- which to me (along with the other details) is a giveaway.

The tell-tale signs are definitely there.
The seller describes it as being purchased from Spain.
I believe they are re-selling this set (or something similar), which is sold by somebody in Barcelona and appears to be one of the assembly-line UP copies from Pakistan:
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Uilleann-pipes ... SwvgdW520B


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 08, 2019 11:35 am 
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Howard chanter in D - EU only

Gallen chanter in D - UK only.

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 13, 2019 10:11 pm 
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The chanter from last week, unknown maker, in D with C natural key, has been re-listed due to non-paying bidder (the final bid had been $620). It looks like US only:
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Handmade-Uilleann-Pipe-Chanter-in-D-Blackwood/132915698453?hash=item1ef2649b15:g:VAsAAOSwFtNcKAcW:rk:1:pf:0


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:44 pm 
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Alas, I placed a bid on the chanter but I lost. :sniffle:


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PostPosted: Fri Jan 18, 2019 11:29 am 
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BigDavy wrote:
Looks like this seller is clearing out his pipes :(

McNicholl full set - collection in person from Birmingham. Seller does not say what pitch they are.

Chris Coe practice set - relisted, collection in person from Birmingham.

David

Chris Coe practice set - UK only. seller now offering postage.

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Neil O'Grady half set, seller in US. It looks like international shipping is available:
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Neil-Ogrady-Uilleann-Pipes-1-2-set/123606225791?hash=item1cc781537f:g:j5UAAOSwuvpcRk3Y:rk:17:pf:0


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Andreas Rogge chanter, concert pitch. US only:
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Uilleann-Pipe-Chanter/292933345260?hash=item4434301fec:g:B-oAAOSwe7ZcSx6X:rk:1:pf:1&frcectupt=true


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Lorcan Dunne chanter in D - C and F keys.

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 01, 2019 12:27 pm 
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Hi,
I found this set -
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Uilleann-Pipes/283358979283
But after asking a few question I was met with a torrent of racist abuse, which tbh has kinda put me off ebay. The seller didn't want any questions on where the set was made or by who. Warning I guess..


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Bigryan wrote:
Hi,
I found this set -
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Uilleann-Pipes/283358979283
But after asking a few question I was met with a torrent of racist abuse, which tbh has kinda put me off ebay. The seller didn't want any questions on where the set was made or by who. Warning I guess..


Just a follow up - I reported him to customer service as the language was disgusting.


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Hi Bigryan

I didn't post it here as it was obviously a Pakistani set.

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BigDavy wrote:
Hi Bigryan

I didn't post it here as it was obviously a Pakistani set.

David


Appologies David! I found it and thought it would be a great starting half set!


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