Here's a unique item.

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Here's a unique item.

Post by eaton53 » Fri Oct 25, 2019 2:18 pm

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Ford-Merkur-Ba ... SwzvhdrNXR

Head's up!
I'm normally all about unique items + outrageous displays, but I have no idea what I would do with something like this.
Maybe it would work for someone with a huge garage or one of the vendors could put it on the building.
The HOA would probably get upset if I put it on the side of the condo...
Mark Copeland - I'm 50 miles west of Kewanee, IL

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Car was the 2014 MCA Merkur Preservation Award Winner
I'm just the latest caretaker and I'm keepin' it REAL shiny!! 8)

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Post by eaton53 » Sat Oct 26, 2019 3:53 pm

I've actually figured out how to do this.
But 135 bucks? Yikes... I'd give like 30% of that because making it show display-capable would cost another $100.
Mark Copeland - I'm 50 miles west of Kewanee, IL

'89 XR4Ti
Car was the 2014 MCA Merkur Preservation Award Winner
I'm just the latest caretaker and I'm keepin' it REAL shiny!! 8)

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Post by eaton53 » Sun Oct 27, 2019 11:44 am

Someone bought it... not me!
Mark Copeland - I'm 50 miles west of Kewanee, IL

'89 XR4Ti
Car was the 2014 MCA Merkur Preservation Award Winner
I'm just the latest caretaker and I'm keepin' it REAL shiny!! 8)

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Re: Here's a unique item.

Post by eaton53 » Fri Nov 22, 2019 8:25 pm

Haven't seen this one before.
https://www.ebay.com/itm/254417549482
It'll look good on my windshield next to my other brochures.

I'm always on the prowl for unusual stuff that I can display at shows and I pay good money when something gets my attention.
Mark Copeland - I'm 50 miles west of Kewanee, IL

'89 XR4Ti
Car was the 2014 MCA Merkur Preservation Award Winner
I'm just the latest caretaker and I'm keepin' it REAL shiny!! 8)

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Re: Here's a unique item.

Post by eaton53 » Wed Dec 25, 2019 3:40 pm

https://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-VINTAGE-ME ... Sw1mZd8lf5

Too small for me, but someone here might like this. Low price, too.
Merry Christmas!! :cheers
Mark Copeland - I'm 50 miles west of Kewanee, IL

'89 XR4Ti
Car was the 2014 MCA Merkur Preservation Award Winner
I'm just the latest caretaker and I'm keepin' it REAL shiny!! 8)

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Re: Here's a unique item.

Post by eaton53 » Sat Dec 28, 2019 5:19 pm

eaton53 wrote:
Wed Dec 25, 2019 3:40 pm
https://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-VINTAGE-ME ... Sw1mZd8lf5

Too small for me, but someone here might like this. Low price, too.
Merry Christmas!! :cheers
Sold out!
That's a nice little gift for a couple of XR lovers.
Mark Copeland - I'm 50 miles west of Kewanee, IL

'89 XR4Ti
Car was the 2014 MCA Merkur Preservation Award Winner
I'm just the latest caretaker and I'm keepin' it REAL shiny!! 8)

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Post by eaton53 » Wed Jan 08, 2020 10:14 am

Check this out!

https://www.ebay.com/itm/New-Vintage-80 ... SwZ3teFTQU

I already have a Motorsport jacket and this is too small for me, but it'll fit someone in here.
If this were an XL, I'd be a bidder.
Mark Copeland - I'm 50 miles west of Kewanee, IL

'89 XR4Ti
Car was the 2014 MCA Merkur Preservation Award Winner
I'm just the latest caretaker and I'm keepin' it REAL shiny!! 8)

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Re: Here's a unique item.

Post by DAReese » Wed Jan 08, 2020 6:04 pm

Shouldn't a Member's Only Jacket be tagged Member's Only?
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Re: Here's a unique item.

Post by John Brennan » Thu Jan 09, 2020 8:26 am

DAReese wrote:
Wed Jan 08, 2020 6:04 pm
Shouldn't a Member's Only Jacket be tagged Member's Only?
Maybe they mean the style. I remember buying a Members Only jacket when they first came out in the late 70's, lol :mrgreen: . It's a nice jacket- wonder what it'll go for?
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Re: Here's a unique item.

Post by eaton53 » Thu Jan 09, 2020 11:38 am

John Brennan wrote:
Thu Jan 09, 2020 8:26 am
DAReese wrote:
Wed Jan 08, 2020 6:04 pm
Shouldn't a Member's Only Jacket be tagged Member's Only?
Maybe they mean the style. I remember buying a Members Only jacket when they first came out in the late 70's, lol :mrgreen: . It's a nice jacket- wonder what it'll go for?
At least it's got the correct logos that really matter.
IMO, the opening bid is close to top dollar for a Merkur jacket. The Motorsport jacket was $50 to my door.

This one's been on Ebay for years:
https://www.ebay.com/itm/vintage-80s-ME ... SwDrpb0nfo
Similar concept to the "Members Only" jacket, but I don't think I like it as well.
I offered the seller $40 plus shipping for it awhile back.... they should've accepted.
Mark Copeland - I'm 50 miles west of Kewanee, IL

'89 XR4Ti
Car was the 2014 MCA Merkur Preservation Award Winner
I'm just the latest caretaker and I'm keepin' it REAL shiny!! 8)

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Re: Here's a unique item.

Post by andyofcolumbusmerkur » Sun Jan 12, 2020 3:40 pm

You're only as good as the last car you build.

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Re: Here's a unique item.

Post by eaton53 » Mon Jan 13, 2020 2:31 pm

Ok... here's the ultimate item for the man who has everything:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/RARE-18K-GOLD- ... Sw7aBeG-Tn

I am pretty sure this ring has made multiple appearances on Ebay without ever selling. The guy relists it every time the price of gold goes up.
$2500 sounds like a lot of dough, but the opening bid is scrap value plus $580.
I'd probably spend another 500 bucks just getting that monster down to a wearable size!
Mark Copeland - I'm 50 miles west of Kewanee, IL

'89 XR4Ti
Car was the 2014 MCA Merkur Preservation Award Winner
I'm just the latest caretaker and I'm keepin' it REAL shiny!! 8)

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