Huge Third Man Auction!

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Re: Huge Third Man Auction!

Post by shaneoftheroad » Tue Sep 01, 2020 8:23 pm

arewhyehen wrote:
Mon Aug 31, 2020 11:04 pm
Was anyone here able to afford anything? Even the things I figured I might have a shot at, went for way more than expected. Even the Neil Young auction a few years ago wasn't this crazy..
I raised almost a grand hoping to get one of the White Stripes items. I thought for sure I'd be able to grab one of the empty cabinets or the speakers. But I walked away totally empty handed. Most of the stuff wasn't even close to being in the range I'd be willing to pay. The cabinets went for around $4k each.

But some of the money's going to charity, right? So I can't complain. Good on them.

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Re: Huge Third Man Auction!

Post by elduderino » Wed Sep 02, 2020 1:53 pm

shaneoftheroad wrote:
Tue Sep 01, 2020 8:23 pm
arewhyehen wrote:
Mon Aug 31, 2020 11:04 pm
Was anyone here able to afford anything? Even the things I figured I might have a shot at, went for way more than expected. Even the Neil Young auction a few years ago wasn't this crazy..
I raised almost a grand hoping to get one of the White Stripes items. I thought for sure I'd be able to grab one of the empty cabinets or the speakers. But I walked away totally empty handed. Most of the stuff wasn't even close to being in the range I'd be willing to pay. The cabinets went for around $4k each.

But some of the money's going to charity, right? So I can't complain. Good on them.
I'm sorry but 4 grand for some painted plywood is a bit ridiculous.

I can see it now:. "hey Bill, what's that red box ya got on that platform with the spotlight on it?" "Why that's Jack White's monitor cover from the White Stripes!!!"
he is everything i hate...

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Re: Huge Third Man Auction!

Post by shaneoftheroad » Fri Sep 04, 2020 9:12 pm

elduderino wrote:
Wed Sep 02, 2020 1:53 pm
shaneoftheroad wrote:
Tue Sep 01, 2020 8:23 pm
arewhyehen wrote:
Mon Aug 31, 2020 11:04 pm
Was anyone here able to afford anything? Even the things I figured I might have a shot at, went for way more than expected. Even the Neil Young auction a few years ago wasn't this crazy..
I raised almost a grand hoping to get one of the White Stripes items. I thought for sure I'd be able to grab one of the empty cabinets or the speakers. But I walked away totally empty handed. Most of the stuff wasn't even close to being in the range I'd be willing to pay. The cabinets went for around $4k each.

But some of the money's going to charity, right? So I can't complain. Good on them.
I'm sorry but 4 grand for some painted plywood is a bit ridiculous.

I can see it now:. "hey Bill, what's that red box ya got on that platform with the spotlight on it?" "Why that's Jack White's monitor cover from the White Stripes!!!"
I would've gone a grand for the pedal board (which suspiciously disappeared before the auction ended). And I may have gone a grand for one of the speaker cabinets, just for myself. Bill can go to hell. haha

But I agree. $4k was way too much and they will never be worth that amount again. Still, a cool piece of history.

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Re: Huge Third Man Auction!

Post by higherlimits » Tue Sep 08, 2020 8:19 pm

sorry, the monitor covers sold for $4k? I thought they were overpriced when they hit $250

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Re: Huge Third Man Auction!

Post by elduderino » Tue Sep 08, 2020 11:45 pm

higherlimits wrote:
Tue Sep 08, 2020 8:19 pm
sorry, the monitor covers sold for $4k? I thought they were overpriced when they hit $250
Don't tell Bill that...
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Re: Huge Third Man Auction!

Post by arewhyehen » Mon Sep 14, 2020 3:50 am

shaneoftheroad wrote:
Tue Sep 01, 2020 8:23 pm
arewhyehen wrote:
Mon Aug 31, 2020 11:04 pm
Was anyone here able to afford anything? Even the things I figured I might have a shot at, went for way more than expected. Even the Neil Young auction a few years ago wasn't this crazy..
I raised almost a grand hoping to get one of the White Stripes items. I thought for sure I'd be able to grab one of the empty cabinets or the speakers. But I walked away totally empty handed. Most of the stuff wasn't even close to being in the range I'd be willing to pay. The cabinets went for around $4k each.

But some of the money's going to charity, right? So I can't complain. Good on them.
Yeah, I didn't think I could afford any of the bigger items but I was hoping for the monitor cases with the "White Stripes" info on the side and "London" which was cool since I am from London...but even they went for an insane amount. I figured the guitars and drums would be high, but everything was crazy. Did people take out loans to pay for stuff? haha

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Re: Huge Third Man Auction!

Post by Jack Horner » Sat Sep 19, 2020 2:26 pm

I just noticed on a still open tab that the final prices are now published, in case you wanted to see just how much people were willing to drop on bits of sticky tape with words written on, and peeled from a recording console. https://onlinenashvilleauctions.hibid.c ... e-auction/?
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Re: Huge Third Man Auction!

Post by elduderino » Mon Sep 21, 2020 2:55 pm

Jack Horner wrote:
Sat Sep 19, 2020 2:26 pm
I just noticed on a still open tab that the final prices are now published, in case you wanted to see just how much people were willing to drop on bits of sticky tape with words written on, and peeled from a recording console. https://onlinenashvilleauctions.hibid.c ... e-auction/?
wow. that's just stupid.
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