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#1 Newpaws493 OFFLINE  

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Posted September 05, 2012 - 10:15 PM

:blink: This one needs to be seen to be believed, not sure what else I can add... :confuse:


(...won't be pics) :(


http://providence.cr...3252994706.html


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Posted September 05, 2012 - 10:26 PM

Wow, even the crate looks brand new :smilewink:
After seeing what crates/things look like after only a short time in storage, I'm thinking to good to be true. :thumbs:

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Posted September 05, 2012 - 10:43 PM

Hmmm, that crate looks familiar.

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Posted September 05, 2012 - 10:50 PM

One rule of thumb I have (being I live in RI)

I never buy items from Providence on CR

Also I am not a Sears guy, but that color and the seat do not look original. Also like stated above if that crate was that old it would not look like that (unless it was under vacuum in a sealed container)

That looks like one someone else was trying to sell in Providence a few months back. at the time the person said it was a new restore.

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Posted September 05, 2012 - 11:00 PM

Hmmm, that crate looks familiar.


it's got no ears???

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Posted September 05, 2012 - 11:04 PM

But let's say it is legitimate, let's just say. Would you pony up that for a New, old stock, in the crate? I would certainly consider it if I had that money. What would others do?

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Posted September 05, 2012 - 11:59 PM

Can you imagine if that was a 1968 John Deere 140 H3 :firejumper: ! $15,000 - $20,000?
It does seem unlikely.

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Posted September 06, 2012 - 12:40 AM

But let's say it is legitimate, let's just say. Would you pony up that for a New, old stock, in the crate? I would certainly consider it if I had that money. What would others do?

If it was legite. I would gladly buy that vs a new one!

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Posted September 06, 2012 - 01:04 AM

i was going back though the Roper pictures that the historical club put out, not any crates of mowers any where in them.

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Posted September 06, 2012 - 01:59 AM

SS15? That's rather strange All the SS15s I've ever seen were that cool metallic Light blue colored and they did Not have the White Letters on the tires and that seat is Not an original seat.

Unless he's just using that pic as a reference?

Looks shady to me.The Crate is not an old crate from the late 1960s Did they even have Plywood back then?

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Posted September 06, 2012 - 04:43 AM

I wonder what it meant by "new sears tractor used" ?

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Posted September 06, 2012 - 05:56 AM

I'm wondering how he got a pic with it still in the box! Sounds scam to me!

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Posted September 06, 2012 - 07:04 AM

Pretty sure they didn't make the SS-15 until 71 or 72, that would make this a rare bird indeed. :(
Sounds scam ish to me.

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Posted September 06, 2012 - 07:54 AM

That is one of those ads that screams SCAM. Odd there is no identifying marks on the crate whatsoever. You should see shipping labels and some kind of identifying labels from Sears on the exterior of the crate.

Edited by Kyocum, September 06, 2012 - 07:58 AM.


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Posted September 06, 2012 - 08:07 AM

Seems fishy to me.... The seat doesn't look original and the tires look strange as well.
I know Bolens stuff was often shipped in crates without the tires installed




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