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Re: NFC: First 1999 NFC Online Auction Items - 3rd Update

Top bids received as of 6:00 pm EST are listed below. As this is the 
last update before the end of the auction, please reply to all 
addressees on the header so that everyone can figure out who the high 
bidders are.


LOT #1: FOUR ITEMS:  (4)  2 lb pkgs live redworms delivered.
Retail value $40 plus shipping for each package per online price of 
redworms from Mike Reed Enterprises (http://www.mreed.com/). These 
redworms can be used to compost vegetable scraps to make high quality 
compost in addition to being used as fish food.

   Bids So Far (top four bidders - not the early bird - get the worms):             
        D. Moody, $30 
        Robert Rice: $20
        Ray Suydam: $25
        Charles Anderton, $20
        Klaus Schoening, $25
        Ronald W. Brooks, $25
        George Choc, $25 

LOT #2: ONE ITEM: 1/2 day of Robert's time collecting - about 50 fish.  
Retail value: approximately $150

   Bids so far:

         D. Moody, $65
         Klaus Schoening, $55
         Ronald Brooks, $60

LOT #3: ONE ITEM: 1 Pro 2 powerhead for 25 gallon tanks
Retail value: $12

      Bids so far:

        D. Moody, $5
        D. Martin Moore, $10 (for powerhead plus 
              item #4, below - needs to be clarified re: how much for 
each;               estimate $7 for the powerhead and $3 for the fish 
        Josh Wiegert, $15

LOT#4:  ONE ITEM: one 7 oz OSI Aquarium Staple Flake Food.
Retail value: $10

        Bids so far:

           D. Moody, $5
           D. Martin Moore, included in bid for #3 (est. $3)

LOT#5: ONE ITEM: eight  packages (6 Oz each)  Algae Galore Pellets By 
Nippon.  Great food for bottom feeders, plecos, etc.  Retail value $5 
each; $40 for the group

    Bids so far:

           D. Martin Moore: $10

LOT #6:  THREE ITEMS:  Plastic Wrapped 6pk Wardlys 1.80z freeze dried 
Krill. Retail value: $18 for _each_ 6 pk

     Bids so far (only two bids for three packages of krill):

          D. Moody, $10; 
          D. Martin Moore, $5
LOT #7: ONE ITEM: 1 case of adjustable check valves (24 count) by 
Rennanace. Retail value: $18

     Bids so far:

             D. Martin Moore, $7

LOT #8:  ONE ITEM: "CardScan Executive" , donated by Martin Moore.  
Strictly for scanning business cards.  It will sync with all PDA's using 
Windows CE as well. The scanner's software uses OCR to sort the various 
fields into a database, so the user can quickly look up any contact, add 
them to a mailing list, etc.  Retail value: $200

     Bids so far: none


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