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WTB: Alpinist #s 16 + 18

Postby skyward22 » Wed Mar 06, 2013 7:17 pm

UPDATE 11/18/13: NOW ONLY NEED 16 & 18 TO COMPLETE MY COLLECTION
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Re: WTB: Alpinist #s 0-19, 22

Postby skyward22 » Thu Mar 07, 2013 11:03 pm

No one?! C'mon people--I'm willing to pay top dollar!
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Re: WTB: Alpinist #s 0-19, 22

Postby Bob Burd » Fri Mar 08, 2013 1:25 am

Here's a few on your list from ebay
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Re: WTB: Alpinist #s 0-19, 22

Postby skyward22 » Fri Mar 08, 2013 1:39 am

Thanks Bob, saw that--unfortunately whoever it is wants $10-15 more per issue than what the online store I found has them for.
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Re: WTB: Alpinist #s 0-19, 22

Postby Bob Burd » Fri Mar 08, 2013 5:33 am

tobe945 wrote:Thanks Bob, saw that--unfortunately whoever it is wants $10-15 more per issue than what the online store I found has them for.


You said you'd pay top dollar. Guess you meant - unless someone will sell them cheaper. :-)
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Re: WTB: Alpinist #s 0-19, 22

Postby mrchad9 » Fri Mar 08, 2013 5:39 am

lol
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Re: WTB: Alpinist #s 0-19, 22

Postby skyward22 » Fri Mar 08, 2013 4:18 pm

Bob Burd wrote:
tobe945 wrote:Thanks Bob, saw that--unfortunately whoever it is wants $10-15 more per issue than what the online store I found has them for.


You said you'd pay top dollar. Guess you meant - unless someone will sell them cheaper. :-)


Of course! I wanted to find out how "rare" they really were out there.
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Re: WTB: Alpinist #s 0-19, 22

Postby Bob Burd » Fri Mar 08, 2013 7:05 pm

tobe945 wrote:Of course! I wanted to find out how "rare" they really were out there.


Well, that's pretty much what Ebay does these days. It's hard to get really great deals anymore, but you do get a fairly good estimate of what things are worth if you watch them for a few weeks. I bought some of the early editions of Ascent about ten years back. I'm not selling them until they're worth $100 or more. Which means my kids will likely be inheriting them when I die and will probably just throw them away.
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Re: WTB: Alpinist #s 0-19, 22

Postby skyward22 » Mon Mar 25, 2013 4:55 pm

I still need just #16,18,20. Anyone have these they want to part with?
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Re: WTB: Alpinist #s 0-19, 22

Postby mconnell » Mon Mar 25, 2013 10:12 pm

tobe945 wrote:I still need just #16,18,20. Anyone have these they want to part with?


PM me an offer for #20. I will let you know if I have the other 2.
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Re: WTB: Alpinist #s 0-19, 22

Postby fatdad » Tue Mar 26, 2013 4:41 am

Bob Burd wrote:I bought some of the early editions of Ascent about ten years back. I'm not selling them until they're worth $100 or more. Which means my kids will likely be inheriting them when I die and will probably just throw them away.

As a probate lawyer, I can confirm the truth of that statement.

Edit: more on point, since a fire that scorched Alpinist's library and their subsequent bankruptcy, a lot of the older back issues are only being sold as pdfs, so consider that you'll be paying more for something you can no longer get a print copy of.
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Re: WTB: Alpinist #s 0-19, 22

Postby skyward22 » Tue Mar 26, 2013 3:57 pm

fatdad wrote:
Bob Burd wrote:I bought some of the early editions of Ascent about ten years back. I'm not selling them until they're worth $100 or more. Which means my kids will likely be inheriting them when I die and will probably just throw them away.

As a probate lawyer, I can confirm the truth of that statement.

Edit: more on point, since a fire that scorched Alpinist's library and their subsequent bankruptcy, a lot of the older back issues are only being sold as pdfs, so consider that you'll be paying more for something you can no longer get a print copy of.


That's why I just snagged a copy of the original 0, unread and in its original packaging.
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Re: WTB: Alpinist #s 0-19, 22

Postby summitstep » Sat Apr 20, 2013 4:24 am

I am a newcomer to the forum, but wanted to let you know I have issues 6,8.9.10.11,12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, 21 and 22. If you are still pursuing and want to discuss, let me know. I am planning to liquidate my collection. Would be happy to help you complete yours. My copies are in very good condition.
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Re: WTB: Alpinist #s 0-19, 22

Postby Holsti97 » Sun Apr 21, 2013 6:48 pm

I have #1, 5, 6, 9, 12, and 14. Make me a fair offer if you can't find them.
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Re: WTB: Alpinist #s 0-19, 22

Postby pyerger » Mon Apr 22, 2013 3:49 pm

I have the rare, original 0, 2, and 11. I have been holding out selling them, but if the price was right?
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