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Re: stephen vernon <vern at icanect_net>: jewel fish 4 sale

Herb Harris wrote:
> Hi Josh,
>         I could conduct an auction now using what I have of the buyers
> agreement and set a time period for the end of the auction, say 2 days
> from now. We could do this with posts to the list, or posts to me, but
> the list will let everyone know more or less where their bid stands.
> After the time period is up, and I give it a few hours for the lagging
> servers to spit any straggling posts with the proper time stamp, the
> highest bidder at the time of the end of the deadline is declared the
> buyer.
>         All I have to do is declare the start of the sale, sort of like this:
> __________________________________________________
> SAMPLE, NO SALE YET!!!!!!!!!!
> Hi all,
>         NFC Fish Sale Buyer's Agreement:
>         Terms of sale: Highest Bidder at the end of time period will be
> declared the buyer. Buyer pays all shipping costs, sold as is, arrival
> condition not guaranteed, all sales final. All state and federal
> restrictions apply to sale, import, and possession of these fish. Buyer
> agrees to "Never release to the wild" any of these fish or any offspring
> of these fish, unless directed to do so by the proper state or federal
> authorities having jurisdiction. All Bids good until end of sale
> declared. Shipment made to the posting bidder, if all legal conditions
> and receipt of payment are met. No shipments made to or from where
> prohibited. Participation in bidding acknowledges acceptance of terms of
> sale.
>         Time period will be now till 6pm Central Time, June 2, 1998.
>         We will start off at $3 per fish.
>         Any one interested, please post your bids.
> SAMPLE, NO SALE YET!!!!!!!!!!
> _____________________________________________

I would recommend posting this to the the cichlid newsgroup and the
marketplace newsgroup.  The more bidders the better the bids!

>         Any member may post a bid for someone else, so long as acknowledgment
> and acceptance of the buyers agreement is transferred to the final
> buyer. If this serves the purpose, then lets do it!
> Herb

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