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Re: Ford GP for Sale

Posted: Thu Nov 08, 2018 1:36 pm
by DANNY07
I just like to say containers are not as cheap as you think when you had insurance to cover the contents, there is also the customs taxes this side and fees to move the container about, just my five pence worth all the best with the sale on GP

Re: Ford GP for Sale

Posted: Thu Nov 08, 2018 2:47 pm
by Michael O.
I don’t doubt your statement but when you can still profit £5,000, £6,000, £7,000 or more per jeep it’s still well worth the “trouble”.

Re: Ford GP for Sale

Posted: Thu Nov 08, 2018 4:06 pm
by rjbeamer
Good day Michael. I have no Idea what the Moderators are or were thinking when they have banned some other people from the Forum. I would think It would have been from constant badgering or inciting discontent with other posters. And usually from repeated infractions from which they have been warned. I think that Yorkshireman was only orating his true feelings (which I agree with especially when you look at some of Mark's past blabbing about prices in the UK and or Europe). These amateurish unprofessional babblings of price's on vehicles and parts just for the sake sounding like you know what your talking about drives up the price on both sides of the pond. Though the phrase Idiot might seem harsh, sometimes you just have to call it like it appears.
Here again IMHO.

Roger

Re: Ford GP for Sale

Posted: Thu Nov 08, 2018 11:47 pm
by DANNY07
Roger for the true guys that are in this for the love of the hobby,this does put prices up on both side parts and jeeps,all I can say is looking at jeeps that are for sale in the UK with high prices don’t seem to sale very easy and when they do sale it makes me wonder what they did sale for, not the original price I guess, all the best Danny

Re: Ford GP for Sale

Posted: Fri Nov 09, 2018 12:17 am
by Fabrizio
The market in Europe for prototypes may be a little higher, but the potential buyers are a very little hroup.
Don’t forget that while the « Jeep » has a huge emotional and historical bond with Europe, the prototypes are an exotic thing here, almost unseen on period pictures.

On the 50/60k€ range, the serious collector will also have access to mich more impressive MVs like Half-Tracks, M8, m20s.....or to german vehicles like side-cars, kettenkrads, kübel and even maybe typ166, which are a lot more iconic here.

Re: Ford GP for Sale

Posted: Fri Nov 09, 2018 4:16 am
by Mark Jesic
Guys, lets have no more falling out. We are all grown men on here who share the same passion for our hobby. We all have opinions, and by the amount of members on here, there is a lot of them. This site is aimed to help each other, and yes i am grateful for the help i have recieved in the past. Also i dont want to see any jeep lover banned from this site. So lets forget about this and get on with it. And i wont mention European prices again.

Re: Ford GP for Sale

Posted: Sat Nov 10, 2018 12:24 am
by DANNY07
DANNY07 wrote:
Thu Nov 08, 2018 1:36 pm
I just like to say containers are not as cheap as you think when you add insurance to cover the contents, there is also the customs taxes this side and fees to move the container about, just my five pence worth

Re: Ford GP for Sale

Posted: Thu Nov 15, 2018 7:22 pm
by JIMN
It looks like a very nice GP. Good luck with the sale. I am sure there will be a happy new owner.

Re: Ford GP for Sale

Posted: Thu Nov 22, 2018 12:32 pm
by Cotterpin
Not looking to offend but. I agree. I wish the European prices would drop also. I’ve been looking for a GPW or MB and I’m so sick of guys with Jeeps for sale telling me they could get double for it in Europe. I usually end with... Then sell it in Europe.
I’ve been in these types of hobbies from old tractors, old Harley’s, Mack trucks to vintage racing snowmobiles for about 30 + years. It’s always the same. I wish I had a dollar for every time someone told me how much more my antique stuff was worth. I wouldn’t have had to sell it.
The problem is someone will always ask for more and eventually someone will over pay for it.
You want the prices to drop? Stop paying them.
Remember, Askin and gettin are two different things.
PS that’s a great looking GP.

Re: Ford GP for Sale

Posted: Thu Nov 22, 2018 3:51 pm
by DavidA
Such disrespect toward someone who did nothing more than express an opinion.

Re: Ford GP for Sale

Posted: Thu Nov 22, 2018 10:13 pm
by Dawgman
Prices are high in this hobby for one reason, some fool somewhere overpaid and set the benchmark for future sales. I get tired of competing with overseas people willing to pay way more than what an item is valued at in the US, thus it creates a vicious cycle. No one is being disrespectful, just my 2 cents along with everyone else’s.

Re: Ford GP for Sale

Posted: Wed Nov 28, 2018 11:39 pm
by DavidA
Everyone? I wonder...

We here in the US have the supply and they have the demand. It is the way it is and so they are not fools for paying nor are the sellers who sell the items fools for getting the best price for their item.

Just want to see some sort of decorum rather than name calling. I can see the frustration but that doesn't mean that the person should be called names here on the G.

My 2 cents...

Re: Ford GP for Sale

Posted: Fri Apr 05, 2019 8:59 pm
by shaggyax1
BTT. Open to an offer.

Re: Ford GP for Sale

Posted: Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:36 pm
by 70th Division
Hello,

That is a beautiful Ford GP !!!!


Good Luck with the sale !!
It is a very desirable jeep for any collection !

If I win the Lottery, I will let you know asap :D :D :D

Best Regards,
Ray

Re: Ford GP for Sale

Posted: Mon Apr 22, 2019 9:24 pm
by Wayne Douglas
Having sold a series 1 GP a little while back in very similar condition I can say your asking price is spot on.

Over here we have the same arguments about what these things are worth. When you're a buyer the asking price is too high and when you are a seller you always wonder if you've priced it high enough. For those who say talking things up is a problem for the future market then when its your time to sell a vehicle make sure you price it low so that you can start the downward trend :D I hope I live to see the day.

High priced items tend to take time to sell as those with cash are discerning buyers and there are always options that the cash can be spent on.

keep smiling and good luck with the sale - don't be in a rush.