Set of York Deep Profile Plates = Deep Pockets

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Handson
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Set of York Deep Profile Plates = Deep Pockets

Post by Handson » Tue Jun 11, 2019 12:20 pm

The purchase price, carriage and other charges can be horrendous.

For example in the case of this pair of titchy vintage Weider dumbbells [see attached] the carriage and import charges amounted to almost the same as the purchase price itself.

Will probably have to be satisfied with making up this second set of Reg Park plates for now.

Meanwhile dream on.

I suppose a similar problem exists for those on the other side of the 'pond' who may want to get their hands on Brit stuff.

Handson
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peter yates
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Re: Set of York Deep Profile Plates = Deep Pockets

Post by peter yates » Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:02 pm

Yes Handson, the guys i know who collect over here in the USA, all comment on how prices have gone through the roof.There are still bargains out there but Ebay is not the best place to get a good deal now. Most of the guys here have contacts in various areas like antiques or removal firms that alert them to possible bargains, and of course they trade with each other. I have some rare items i picked up from Craig's list as a job lot for a very cheap price.
Regards,Peter.
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Re: Set of York Deep Profile Plates = Deep Pockets

Post by Handson » Sat Jun 15, 2019 5:36 pm

Hey Peter
It would be good to see some of your rare items. :?:
Regards
Handson

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Re: Set of York Deep Profile Plates = Deep Pockets

Post by DannyBoy » Sat Jun 15, 2019 10:33 pm

Handson wrote:
Sat Jun 15, 2019 5:36 pm
Hey Peter
It would be good to see some of your rare items. :?:
Regards
Handson
Awesome stuff, Handson. I'd love to have some Reg Park barbell plates for myself! Also I agree with you, it would indeed be good to see some of Peter's rare items he acquired from Craigslist. :D

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