Federers own Winning Wimbledon Racquet on Auction in ****

Discussion in 'Racquets' started by jomiller, Aug 13, 2004.

  1. jomiller

    jomiller New User

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    Here is your chance guys, to find out what Federes winning racquet really plays like! Federer has donated his very own winning
    Wimbledon racquet to charity! (Auction closes on 28th August.)
    Just found it mentioned in a Newspaper article.
    You can find it under following location:

    http://cgi.****.ch/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=5115643450
     
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  2. BreakPoint

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    OK, who on this board is willing to pony up to settle this argument once and for all on what racquet Federer is really using? How about one of the guys claiming he's still using a PS 6.0 85?
     
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  3. James Brown

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    300 something us? lol....good luck :>
     
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  4. stevewcosta

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    Must not be an actual picture of the rac. then since Federer's rac. doesn't have the useless, retarded elongated grip.
     
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  5. drakulie

    drakulie Talk Tennis Guru

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    Thats a paintjob of federers racquet
     
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  6. BreakPoint

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    Do you mean it's a paintjob of a paintjob? :lol:
     
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  7. SwissServe

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    It is not obvious from that picture. But I think it is original one from Fed (and it is to big for a 85inch2 head...). The price is pretty high now (CHF 3000.-)
     
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  8. a529612

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    Seller with 0 feedback and he won't even show pics of the actual racquet. Good luck! :D
     
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  9. SwissServe

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    I think it is from the official swiss olympic association (i think they don't often sell on ****)....
     
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  10. Chanchai

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    Yeah, I'm kinda skeptical of the racquet on ****. Curious which newspaper mentioned it though.

    However, I would assume that if he was donating it to charity, someone might mention it on his site, but I couldn't find anything on it there...

    -Chanchai
     
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  11. dantyem108

    dantyem108 Rookie

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    How much did it go for in US $$$$?
     
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  12. TW Staff

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    3,182 Swiss Francs (current bid) = US$2,545... Interesting that I don't see anything about it being sold for charity.

    Don/Tennis Warehouse
     
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  13. dantyem108

    dantyem108 Rookie

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    WOW, FRAUD
     
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  14. a529612

    a529612 Semi-Pro

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    Yes, be careful out there. :D
     
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  15. TW Staff

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    Upon closer inspection, I did find a reference to Sporthilfe which is a legitimate charity organization, guaranteeing delivery, etc. Could be legit.

    Don/Tennis Warehouse

    Zahlungshinweise & Rückgaberichtlinien des Verkäufers:
    Die Sporthilfe garantiert die Auslieferung des ersteigern Artikels an den/die Meistbietende/n und nimmt unmittelbar nach Auktionsende mit ihm/ihr Kontakt auf. Die Auslieferung des Artikels erfolgt so bald als möglich, spätestens bis Ende September gegen Rechnungsstellung.
     
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  16. dander

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    guaranteed to be delivered by the end of September at the latest
     
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  17. jomiller

    jomiller New User

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    It is a legitimate charity organization which in this case was formed
    for raising funds for the swiss olympic cause, hence 0 feedback
    ( first time for Athens olympic since existence of ****.. ).
    As you can see from the list, all swiss athletes with any name have
    donated something worth auctioning.
    As Federer said in the newspaper article, he would not be where he is
    without the help of the swiss sports federation ( SchweizerSporthilfe)
    This is the reason why they all donate, they have all been recipients of help one way or another on the way to the top. You can see
    all items donated here.
    http://members.****.ch/ws2/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewUserPage&userid=swissolympic
    Now all you have to do is put the money where the mouth is
    and all the arguments about what racquet he is using are finished
    as you can try it for yourself.
     
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  18. mmcwill1969

    mmcwill1969 Guest

    I can't read German.
     
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  19. Rackethead

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    TW Staff - please buy this racquet

    TW - it would be a great service to your customers if you could buy this racket - you could settle all our questions once and for all!

    Even better, you could sell customized nCodes or tour 90's guaranteed to be "customized as close to Federer's racket as possible".
     
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