Is an autographed Sarah Chang CD worth four grand?!?!

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Is an autographed Sarah Chang CD worth four grand?!?!

Post by ch1525 » Thu Mar 15, 2007 10:08 pm

This is by far the craziest listing I have ever seen on eBay. This guy is trying to sell an autographed Sarah Chang CD for $3,999.00!!!!

The best part is near the end of the description in blue text where he gives his reason for selling and a very interesting stipulation.

eBay: Sarah Chang CD

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Post by piston » Thu Mar 15, 2007 11:36 pm

why do I get the strange impression he won't get his MBA degree?

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Post by ch1525 » Thu Mar 15, 2007 11:59 pm

I don't know. He seems pretty crafty and entrepreneurial to me!

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Post by Corlyss_D » Fri Mar 16, 2007 12:56 am

Is an autographed Sarah Chang CD worth four grand?!?!
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ch1525 wrote:I don't know. He seems pretty crafty and entrepreneurial to me!
Seems to me that "crafty" and "entrepreneurial" require that you 1) have a product lots and lots of people want to buy; or 2) you can convince lots and lots of people that they want to buy your product. I don't think this guy is going to get a nibble at all.
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Post by Lance » Fri Mar 16, 2007 2:24 am

No, of course it's not worth it. The guy must be desperate for $$$. And his caveat is a clever ploy ... meaning you could double your money in 4-5 years. This guy should be an automobile or insurance salesman, maybe even vacuum cleaners of Fuller brushes! Even Horowitz and Rubinstein don't garner those kinds of figures for their autographs! But then, as someone once said (you know who said it!): "There's a sucker born every minute." So, I thought I'd put in my bid. (Now don't go looking, folks!) :)
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Post by Ricordanza » Fri Mar 16, 2007 6:17 am

Well, I have two CDs autographed by Marc-Andre Hamelin! But they are not for sale, so I'll never know if they are worth than one Sarah Chang.

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Post by rasputin » Fri Mar 16, 2007 6:55 am

Well, I've a bunch of signed photos by much better violinists:
Heifetz,Oistrakh,Ricci,Szeryng,Francescatti,Thibaud,Campoli,Stern,Menuhin.
I thing that if I put all of them for sale on E Bay, maybe I could made
4 grands.

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Post by Ralph » Fri Mar 16, 2007 7:08 am

A genuine Sarah Chang CD autograph shouldn't go for more than $2,533.89.
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Post by DavidRoss » Fri Mar 16, 2007 7:56 am

Depends on whose autograph it bears. If Marilyn Monroe, it's probably worth $1000. Fritz Kreisler is going for $59. Since a Sarah Chang CD is included, this one could be worth anwhyere from $1 to $10.
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Post by SaulChanukah » Fri Mar 16, 2007 8:32 am

I'll give my autograph for $400 ...

Hey .. you never know...

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Post by rasputin » Fri Mar 16, 2007 9:15 am

Several names are most wanted. Signed photos by Ginette Neveu, Michael
Rabin, Josef Hassid, Ferras,Kapell, Sviatoslav Richter,Gould,Enescu,Heifetz,
Prihoda,Young Rubinstein,Young Menuhin,young Milstein,young Horowitz and
others are very expensive. And of course,any famous composer or conductor, in particular before 1940.

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Post by Ralph » Fri Mar 16, 2007 12:45 pm

I doubt I'll ever sell, unless I get great offers, but I have postcards and menus signed by Dittersdorf.
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Post by piston » Fri Mar 16, 2007 1:35 pm

Ralph wrote:I doubt I'll ever sell, unless I get great offers, but I have postcards and menus signed by Dittersdorf.
The man was not merely a leading composer but also a remarkable seer. Do you find futuristic elements in his music?

1869, October 1 - Austria issued the world's first postal card. In the next few years, Austria's example was followed by many other countries: Switzerland (1870), Belgium (1871), Spain (1873), Italy (1873), Greece (1876), most of Scandinavia. (Wikipedia)

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Post by Ralph » Fri Mar 16, 2007 1:37 pm

piston wrote:
Ralph wrote:I doubt I'll ever sell, unless I get great offers, but I have postcards and menus signed by Dittersdorf.
The man was not merely a leading composer but also a remarkable seer. Do you find futuristic elements in his music?

1869, October 1 - Austria issued the world's first postal card. In the next few years, Austria's example was followed by many other countries: Switzerland (1870), Belgium (1871), Spain (1873), Italy (1873), Greece (1876), most of Scandinavia. (Wikipedia)
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