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I wanted to buy this book, but $350.00 is a little out of my price range. Are these books worth that much? I thought $60.00 for Barry Taylor's book was way to much. What was this guy thinking?

Item number# 7949869007

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http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=7949869007

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Your post actually got my stomach in a knot! The book is absolutely beautiful and the pictures can be considered frameable art.

I know this because my father's company worked hand-in-hand w/AMG to produce these on the world's finest printing presses, which we manufactured.

The book was stolen from me while I was very sick in the hospital. The jack-ass who "borrowed" it took it home to his father. His father was a huge MB collector and framed the lithos and hung them in his office.

I got more copies, but this still makes me livid today. Thanks for the memories.
 

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That auction was fixed... and its illegal,too. Look at the bid history. Notice that Larkin guy, 0 feedback and account created the day before the auction ended. He would bid all the way up, and if he would go over.. he would extract his bid.

I've seen these catalogs on ebay before, they come up like once every 2 months or so. They usually go for $100, but NOT $350!

Then again.. if center caps can sell for $200+, why wouldn't a 30+ page catalog sell for $300+[xx(]

Might sell air that was in the tires of a 6.0L AMG DOHC car!.. surely good for around $50 per film container?![xx(]
 

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MRTIKKET - 1/30/2005 9:41 PM

Your post actually got my stomach in a knot! The book is absolutely beautiful and the pictures can be considered frameable art.

I know this because my father's company worked hand-in-hand w/AMG to produce these on the world's finest printing presses, which we manufactured.

The book was stolen from me while I was very sick in the hospital. The jack-ass who "borrowed" it took it home to his father. His father was a huge MB collector and framed the lithos and hung them in his office.

I got more copies, but this still makes me livid today. Thanks for the memories.
 

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[xx(]the price is mad ! It's just paper not Gold !
i have a true AMG book (4 book and many photos in it) but i just paied 25 euros for it (1 euro = 1,36 dollars)
 

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french mercedes - 2/1/2005 11:53 PM

[xx(]the price is mad ! It's just paper not Gold !
i have a true AMG book (4 book and many photos in it) but i just paied 25 euros for it (1 euro = 1,36 dollars)
Wow, what a bargain, French mercedes. I collect original Mercedes brochures and I would love to have an AMG one in my collection.
 

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You may be right. Going back over the bidding, I think there was definately some shill bidding going on. The closing price was off the wall, but it would have been nice to have for sentimental reasons. I through out tons of MB/AMG literature more than 20 years ago, when I got into muscle cars.

Stupid, stupid, stupid!
 

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you must really regret! me I never throw anything! for the misfortune of my wife![:D]
 

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You're going to make me cry!
 
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