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Is this price a bit steep for a non original T100SS?
http://atlanta.craigslist.org/atl/mcy/5610628800.html

I paid $400 in 1972 for an original one owner 67 Daytona 500, in today dollars that would be half ($2301) of what this guy wants.

Here's another and he adds something that is scary. Will sell with registration, does the owner not understand if it is registered to him and it's involved in an accident he can be held responsible. NFW does any motor vehicle I sell ever leave my possession with a tag on it.
http://atlanta.craigslist.org/wat/mcy/5611182623.html

Surprising there are this many vintage Triumphs on CL here, normally there are none.


http://atlanta.craigslist.org/atl/mcy/5600405290.html
 

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The 500s are fetching a very good price in the UK now.Possibly as they are easier to start than a 650 and the aged people here can still give it a kick.A good running 500 of that era would be around £5000.Less for one that has a lot of wrong parts fitted.
350s go at around the same money if the prices advertised are anything to go on.
The other advantage for the, getting on a bit riders,is less vibration than 650s and less parts to keep putting back on as they fall off.The T90 i look after has very little work during 20 years i have known it.Just a pair of pistons due to the previous owner setting the Boyer wrong.Not a hard ridden bike but shows that reliability is improved when the bike has a lot less power than the 650.All transmission and chains remain from over 20 years ago and still serviceable.
 

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Ah, I see someone else around this area checks the local craigslist. (Although my searches always have the price capped at $5000 for sanity purposes.)
 

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Ah, I see someone else around this area checks the local craigslist. (Although my searches always have the price capped at $5000 for sanity purposes.)
I look regularly for all of the vintage Triumphs on there just to see what out there. you can't jump on the deals unless you know they are there and pounce.
 

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I watch many sales in the UK but no one sells an old bike cheap now.Most people realise they have a valuable piece of rusty metal when they find one.Often worth much more if it comes out of a barn with holes in the fuel tank and tyres flat and cracked.Add a few missing parts and you have the patina some buyers want.Then build it with all brand new bolts to make it worth double your money.So many just get trailered to shows now which is just a waste of a bike.
 

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While the fenders seem wrong, seems the $5,500 Bonnie might be worth checking out, depending on mileage, etc. - assuming it could be had for $5k.

I suspect the seller meant to right "with registration and Bill of Sale if necessary"..........

And the one with the chrome tanks, if otherwise original and depending on condition, might well be worth $6k.........

I certainly would not let my almost all original, unrestored '71 T100C Trophy 500 w/7k mis. go for $4,000.00, especially after rebuilding the top-end.

Just prior to my polishing the engine covers:

http://www.triumphrat.net/members-r.../129158-restoring-71-t100c-7.html#post1689451

GN

Is this price a bit steep for a non original T100SS?
http://atlanta.craigslist.org/atl/mcy/5610628800.html

I paid $400 in 1972 for an original one owner 67 Daytona 500, in today dollars that would be half ($2301) of what this guy wants.

Here's another and he adds something that is scary. Will sell with registration, does the owner not understand if it is registered to him and it's involved in an accident he can be held responsible. NFW does any motor vehicle I sell ever leave my possession with a tag on it.
http://atlanta.craigslist.org/wat/mcy/5611182623.html

Surprising there are this many vintage Triumphs on CL here, normally there are none.


http://atlanta.craigslist.org/atl/mcy/5600405290.html
 

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I suspect the seller meant to right "with registration and Bill of Sale if necessary"..........
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The bike has no plate at the moment, at least in the picture, which could mean it is both unregistered and has no title. Titling varies widely state by state. He may be saying he will do bill-of-sale, and if you require it he could register it first before the transfer. Many states in the east don't title, and consider bill-of-sale adequate for ownership transfer. Most western states require a signed title transfer - no title paperwork, no ownership.

Yeah, ask how I know, and about the "Vermont Swap".
 

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Just don't confuse asking prices, with actual money changing hands.
Amen to that Brother TT!

Especially if the listing is a few weeks old!

With deals like this Craigslist or gunshows or autojumbles, I always fill one pocket with what I want to STEAL it for, then, in another pocket, a little more to add up to what I want to PAY for it and then one more stash to bring me up to the most I'm WILLING to pay.

I wave the fist full first and usually never make it to the third pocket.

My cousin's boy once said of my bargaining techniques at gun shows that, "Uncle Brian starts at $0.00 and goes backwards from there!"

He was only HALF joking!

>:)

This works best late the last day of the show or jumble or on older Craigslist ads.

Guys at the show need to make enough to pay for the table and guys with old ads are tired of dealing with the hassle and want the thing gone!
 

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Hey guys! I have been asked by my husband to sell our Triumph Executive Sprint 900 1998. Where can I look and how can I determine what to ask for the bike? What do yall think it's worth? It has low mileage and it's only had 2 owners.

http://i.imgur.com/CWTRsfm.jpg

Thank you for your time!!!

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Hey guys! I have been asked by my husband to sell our Triumph Executive Sprint 900 1998. Where can I look and how can I determine what to ask for the bike? What do yall think it's worth? It has low mileage and it's only had 2 owners.

http://i.imgur.com/CWTRsfm.jpg

Thank you for your time!!!

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Someone here may know but this section of the forum is for the classic Triumphs that look NOTHING like that! :wink2:
 

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Search for like examples on eBay and Craigslist to see what others are "asking" for theirs. You can check completed listings on eBay for what they actually sold for. Check Kelly Blue Book and NADA used price guides. Once you have a price you want to ask go to the classified section here and place it in the proper group.
 
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