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cadfael_tex
02-02-2008, 11:47 AM
I have some old racquets that I love but need to sell because I'm worried about them getting moved every 2-3 years. Put them for sale here and sold one of more than a dozen. Looking at the auction site there doesn't seem to be a lot of interest. So, does nobody like wooden racquets to collect anymore?

SFrazeur
02-02-2008, 11:50 AM
A playing or playable collection seems to be the most popular racquet collection type. Some have little to no desire to play with wooden racquets.

-SF

cadfael_tex
02-02-2008, 11:53 AM
Seems to be the case much to my chagrin.

Droofin
02-02-2008, 01:20 PM
There are those who play wood; but they tend to be a notoriously cheap lot since it's easy to get most of the rackets in 8/10 condition that you are selling at goodwill for next to nothing. NOS (new old stock) fetches more of a premium.

Dunlop Mcenroe, Head Vilas and Prince Woody tends to hold their value better.

cadfael_tex
02-02-2008, 01:26 PM
And unfortunately those are the ones I want to keep. :( Just lowered the price when the moderator gets to it on what I had listed on here. Thinking about putting a 'decent' price on the whole lot on here and seeing if anyone wants them. The more I think about it, the more I don't want to move them or find a place to store them with a new baby on the way.

cadfael_tex
02-02-2008, 01:54 PM
Well, listed all together for a (what I think is) a cheap price on the FS part when the moderator gets it. 17 racquets I don't have to move next time (if somebody wants them).

zapvor
02-03-2008, 12:51 PM
can you link me? i am toolazy

cadfael_tex
02-03-2008, 02:29 PM
Zapvor. Guess the link to all the racquets listed got zapped by the moderator.