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#2264885 - 04/21/14 09:20 AM Paris Atelier
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#2265017 - 04/21/14 04:59 PM Re: Paris Atelier [Re: Beemer]
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Well that was lovely, thanks for posting the link Ian.

A telling bit at the end, where he says each year he sells a little less, and probably the business has only 8 to 10 years left.

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#2265051 - 04/21/14 06:46 PM Re: Paris Atelier [Re: Beemer]
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Last summer I visited this curious shop. The video is like its reality: the nice sales man (rare in Paris) was proud to sell old pieces much more expensive than new... Of course I didn't buy anything.

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#2265182 - 04/22/14 05:29 AM Re: Paris Atelier [Re: Beemer]
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was proud to sell old pieces much more expensive than new...


You can't say it's more expensive then new, if there are no equivalent new parts available.

Hi stock of parts garnered from old actions etc is a finite resource, and specialised.

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#2265225 - 04/22/14 09:00 AM Re: Paris Atelier [Re: David Boyce]
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Originally Posted By: David Boyce

You can't say it's more expensive then new, if there are no equivalent new parts available.

Hi stock of parts garnered from old actions etc is a finite resource, and specialised.


Really? He wanted to sell me a single old used music desk at the price that sometimes I buy used complete grands... A nice man, anyway.


Edited by lluiscl (04/22/14 09:09 AM)

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#2265273 - 04/22/14 11:57 AM Re: Paris Atelier [Re: lluiscl]
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Originally Posted By: lluiscl
Originally Posted By: David Boyce

You can't say it's more expensive then new, if there are no equivalent new parts available.

Hi stock of parts garnered from old actions etc is a finite resource, and specialised.


Really? He wanted to sell me a single old used music desk at the price that sometimes I buy used complete grands... A nice man, anyway.

Like anything else the price is determined by supply and demand; I'm surprised there is demand for that price, though.
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