More Ebay madness

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Re: More Ebay madness

Postby runcible » Tue Oct 30, 2012 7:15 pm

sunray wrote:A fool and his money eh? http://www.ebay.ie/itm/SPACEMEN-3-vinta ... 0743870168 :shock:

Those shirts were notoriously good at turning into tents as the fabric was poor quality. Must have thrown at least 2 away in my time!
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Re: More Ebay madness

Postby olan » Tue Oct 30, 2012 8:47 pm

I feel really good about the £250 Spacemen 3 vinyl job lot I shelled out for having seen the price of that tee-shirt. I wonder if somebody was eBaying while drunk......
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Re: More Ebay madness

Postby runcible » Tue Oct 30, 2012 10:58 pm

olan wrote:I feel really good about the £250 Spacemen 3 vinyl job lot I shelled out for having seen the price of that tee-shirt. I wonder if somebody was eBaying while drunk......

There was the black design with the sleeves cut off on Ebay a year or so ago and that went for a shitload of money too.
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Re: More Ebay madness

Postby plastic37 » Tue Oct 30, 2012 11:35 pm

Love seeing these bits of ebay madness.
I guess this t shirt has added value as it features on the lp sleeve but even so...
I just tried to find another t shirt currently for sale at £250. Prada, FCUK or some such nonsense. Gave up!
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Re: More Ebay madness

Postby imagne » Wed Oct 31, 2012 1:10 am

yowsa! ive got that tshirt, bought it at the july 89 t&c gig. its been sitting in the top of my wardrobe for 15+ yrs...think ill dig it out & stick it on ebay at those prices
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Re: More Ebay madness

Postby natty » Wed Oct 31, 2012 9:08 pm

runcible wrote:
sunray wrote:A fool and his money eh? http://www.ebay.ie/itm/SPACEMEN-3-vinta ... 0743870168 :shock:

Those shirts were notoriously good at turning into tents as the fabric was poor quality. Must have thrown at least 2 away in my time!


Yep, they were bloody awful. I went through two as well. The prints faded and they became shapeless within a few washes.
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Re: More Ebay madness

Postby mojo filters » Thu Nov 01, 2012 2:54 pm

sunray wrote:A fool and his money eh? http://www.ebay.ie/itm/SPACEMEN-3-vinta ... 0743870168 :shock:


How much difference is there between that supposed original 1989 shirt, and the ones like I've got (bought from Pete Kember a few years ago) as I can't see any difference, though I don't have mine to hand ... as far as I recall it looks the same :?:
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Re: More Ebay madness

Postby runcible » Fri Nov 02, 2012 12:19 am

Quite a few appeared later on with the Popworld logo and with the word 'fucked' censored. Is yours like that?
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Re: More Ebay madness

Postby jadams501 » Fri Nov 02, 2012 7:07 pm

I've been a fan for about 10 years or so, certainly less than some of you who've been around since the mid-80s, but it's been odd over the years to see Spacemen 3 vs. Spiritualized vs. Sonic Boom get more and less trendy and gradually become a widely praised legacy cult act rather than the spaced-out misfits. The prices of these items reflect the madness of it all.
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Re: More Ebay madness

Postby mojo filters » Fri Nov 02, 2012 8:52 pm

runcible wrote:Quite a few appeared later on with the Popworld logo and with the word 'fucked' censored. Is yours like that?


I'm not sure what you mean by the Popworld logo, but I can be quite sure mine was not censored, as was sternly drawn to my attention when putting my coat on as I exited Sunderland Magistrates court sometime around 2006-7 :oops:
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Re: More Ebay madness

Postby runcible » Sat Nov 03, 2012 12:14 am

Popworld made a batch of shirts after the Spacemen split and added their logo to the design. I can't recall if they did the censored ones but it sounds like yours is an original... Lucky you!
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Re: More Ebay madness

Postby mojo filters » Sat Nov 03, 2012 1:48 am

runcible wrote:Popworld made a batch of shirts after the Spacemen split and added their logo to the design. I can't recall if they did the censored ones but it sounds like yours is an original... Lucky you!


Well that would be nice, thank you, though I don't really want to sell it ... I'll have to find the thing and check in case I've made some sort of obvious mistake, I'm never usually this lucky - I still had Railtrack shares when that went tits-up!
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