Here we go again...... "Amiga 500 with serial no 1"

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There is one for sale on the otherBay. If they know about it, then it is fraud. If they didn't, then they could easily do a Google search.

I sent him a note, telling him that I give him the benefit of doubt, but if he knew, it is fraud. I will probably report the item if he doesn't change it.

He has 0 feedback.

What do ya'll think?
 

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I wouldnt buy anyone from ebay with ZERO Feedback and it is very risky one!
 

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ive seen the sale,its clearly a fake.

first picture isnt even the machine in the sale i think its a cad drawing,lol,it has a label and red led on the top case i don't think that's right(i think the first ones had embosed chicken lips badge or embosed chicken lips into the case)
i think the picture was "borrowed"from the net...
correct me if im wrong though:)


besides,i dont think they put the serial numbers on like that...with so little numbers,even for a low serial,could be wrong though...
 
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I wouldnt buy anyone from ebay with ZERO Feedback and it is very risky one!

Well, there is nothing wrong with an Amiga 500 with serial number 1. There are quite a few of them out there, can't recall exactly why it was 1 but I think it was something to do with service, refurbish or something that they slapped on a 1 sticker.

http://www.richardlagendijk.nl/cip/computer/item/amiga500/en

I bought a ps3 from a german guy with 2 purchases in feedback and no prior sales. He was very helpful and nice, and he now have one very positive feedback as a seller. ;) You got to start somewhere.
 

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Yeah, most likely the first ones would have been gifted to the guys on the Amiga-Team, right ?
 

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An A500 with serial #1 is very common yes, but if he had #2, then maybe it would be something special. :)
 

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yeah #1 serial labels are very common and were fitted on repaired or serviced A500s, nothing to see here, move along..................
 

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i didnt know that...learn something new everyday,lol

still,if anyone happens to find the sale(dont really care about the feedback),it does look dodgy...i would avoid if possible.
 

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I've seen a few A500 with serial number one.
Does raise the question, if a miggy is offered as such on ebay, is it even a scam/fraud?
I mean, it does have serial number 1, and maybe Gullible George that buys it will be really happy with that, regardless how overpriced it was :)
 

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I found the sale :)
I also think like moijk, even he has a 0 feedback, we can buy from him.
Also other bay protects the buyer too much, so at the end, if the Amiga is different than listed, buyer can refund %100 and other bay does not force the buyer to return the item if refunded :(
 

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i wouldn't feel sorry for the person in that sale.take a good look at this picture and tell me its real...

amiga_500.jpg


this was taken from the net and not from the sale in question....compare to your hearts content

now,i question it because the person took a picture of the label with a mobile phone??? why bother?
they are clearly not the same machine or the machine in the sale.
obviously this is for argument sake...i wont go into ebays t and c's but its obvious this wont end well.


its also a good idea to look at the bids on this joke,its more than suspicious.
 
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This picture can't be real. For my knowledge, if the case is the the original one, it can't have a red power light with the new style A500 badge together
 
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