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Caesar Augustus

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Hello everyone, despite a couple of small posts, I am pretty new to the forum. This is my first thread. I have bought many things on ebay, and I have lost a number of diamonds in the rough. Sometimes I slept through the end of an auction, other times I just forgot to bid. I was wondering if anyone has had any items that they either initially let go, or lost that they truly regret not buying?

Some of mine were:

1) An amazing Zegna tie
2) A Pineider Organizer (I recently acquired another one though)
3) A Pineider Pen
4) An Isaia Polo
5) Ferragamo Tramezza Oxfords

And so on...
 

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Originally Posted by Caesar Augustus
Hello everyone, despite a couple of small posts, I am pretty new to the forum. This is my first thread. I have bought many things on ebay, and I have lost a number of diamonds in the rough. Sometimes I slept through the end of an auction, other times I just forgot to bid. I was wondering if anyone has had any items that they either initially let go, or lost that they truly regret not buying? Some of mine were: 1) An amazing Zegna tie 2) A Pineider Organizer (I recently acquired another one though) 3) A Pineider Pen 4) An Isaia Polo 5) Ferragamo Tramezza Oxfords And so on...
Hail Caesar, those of us about to lie salute you! I have no regrets about things I've missed on Ebay. But things I bought, that's another story.
 

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Originally Posted by cimabue
I have no regrets about things I've missed on Ebay.

But things I bought, that's another story.


+1
 

gorgekko

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Originally Posted by cimabue
But things I bought, that's another story.

Yeah, I've regretted far more that I've bought than I lost but there have been a few things, mostly a WWII field jacket in my size, some sports jackets and a tie.
 

Caesar Augustus

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Originally Posted by cimabue
Hail Caesar, those of us about to lie salute you!

I have no regrets about things I've missed on Ebay.

But things I bought, that's another story.


Hail Caesar! True enough. For a lot of the items I buy on ebay, I need a grace period to grow to either love it or hate it. I bought some Artioli shoes that took me a bit to love.
 

Caesar Augustus

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Come on people, let us hear some woe stories
 

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I regret very few losses. The two that spring to mind are: (1) NIB Edward Green golf shoes in a lovely light navy and white saddle in my size on 202 last; and (2) Nakashima bed.

I regret both because I got a little cheap and perhaps would've won had I gone out of my comfort zone, and because both were somewhat unique. Other stuff re-occurs often enough that I can usually find something like it again.
 

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Originally Posted by mr. magoo
I regret very few losses. The two that spring to mind are: (1) NIB Edward Green golf shoes in a lovely light navy and white saddle in my size on 202 last; and (2) Nakashima bed.

I regret both because I got a little cheap and perhaps would've won had I gone out of my comfort zone, and because both were somewhat unique. Other stuff re-occurs often enough that I can usually find something like it again.


Me too, I hesitate often.
 

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Mint condition 1970s Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche black velvet suit with the original garment bag and hanger.

1970s Brioni double-breasted powder blue suit with matching fabric belt.
 

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