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Jeanette

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http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=200876855410&fromMakeTrack=true&ssPageName=VIP:watchlink:top:en

I suppose I cannot be 100% certain that the Neil Richard Wood in Glossop selling the above sax on ebay is the one and same as here Captcha but I find it hard to beleive there is more than one in Glossop.

I guess he isn't doing anything wrong on the listing but it does seem a little odd, assuming it is the same person for a guy who teaches sax and advertises repairing them to list an item as though he knows nothing about it.



Jx
 
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TomMapfumo

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I doubt whether there are two sax players in such a small area with exactly the same name and interest. Very dodgy - how can you repair saxes and know nothing about them? Should eBay not be told of such dishonesty?

Was this not the dodgy teacher that you initially saw when you started playing soprano sax?

I'll just have to send the boys' round!
 

TomMapfumo

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I've just sent a query to him as seller querying as to whether his claim "I'm no expert!" is actually true, given that he advertises as a sax repairer.

I'll report back if I receive an answer.
 

Chris

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Once you have bought the sax he will offer to sort it out for you..

Chris..
 

Jazzaferri

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Well Done Tom ...all that is necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to stand by and do nothing .....E Burke
 

MartinL

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It seems that he knows about Alto's though, and trumpets and clarinets..

Nice one, well spotted Jeanette
 

TomMapfumo

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I had a quick response from eBay who promised to investigate the matter thoroughly and take any necessary action. :thumb:

Back to my trumpet!
 

Jeanette

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Funny, I have just clicked on the ebay link again and the seller's name has changed:shocked:

Jx
 

TomMapfumo

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I sent him a comment as "the ivory tiger" and informed him that eBay was investigating the matter thoroughly, especially as it states on his website that he professionally repairs saxophones whilst claiming on his ad that he "is no expert!" and does not know whether the current item for sale actually works or not. I'll let you know if I receive a response. Weird bloke.
 

TomMapfumo

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I am still aware that his ad is on eBay so have written to eBay to ask why and to say that so far their service seems to be absolute rubbish if they continue to allow a fraudulent ad. Their previous responses to me all seemed very appreciative and that they would definitely be investigating the matter of dishonesty in this instance. Further bids have been made so I have expressed my concern and have had an acknowledgement. So far I am not impressed and have demanded an explanation of their failure to act.

Updates to follow as and when.
Tom
 

jonf

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He must have a very big cupboard under his stairs, as he's just found another two sopranos in there. And a flute. And a clarinet. Oh, and there was a trumpet as well. Hmmmmm.
 

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He must have a very big cupboard under his stairs, as he's just found another two sopranos in there. And a flute. And a clarinet. Oh, and there was a trumpet as well. Hmmmmm.
... and they all have virtually the same description, including the one that sold for £127.00
 
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