1907 Pierce Service Bike Restored, was on EBAY

Discussion in 'Antique Bicycles Pre-1933' started by gkeep, Apr 7, 2018.

  1. #1 Posted Apr 7, 2018

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    Hi All,

    Wanted to start separate post on this bike to save the photos for reference and post the additional comments from the seller who apparently had his first sale screwed up by idiots
    https://www.ebay.com/itm/1907-Men-039-s-Pierce-034-Service-Model-034-Restored-to-the-highest-standard-/112894935639?nma=true&si=SPoYqKyRU5avjQrtE61nEY%2BnFbs%3D&orig_cvip=true&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2557.
    Sorry I'm so ignorant when it comes to moving photos over from EBay...
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    Beautiful restoration to my untrained eye. The comments he posted on the second attempt to sell the bike are below. Too bad this sort of thing goes on in our bike community. Have a great weekend everyone.

    THIS IS A RE-LISTING BROUGHT ABOUT BY THE ORIGINAL WINNING "HIGH BIDDER" BEING A SCAMMER WITH NO INTENTION OF ACTUALLY PURCHASING THIS BICYCLE.

    THE SCAMMER'S NAME IS LOU MAKRIGIANNIS AND HE LIVES IN SOMERVILLE, MASSACHUSETTS AND HE HAS BEEN BANNED FROM BIDDING ON ANY OF MY LISTINGS - FOREVER.

    AS A RESULT OF THE ABOVE COMMENT I JUST LEARNED THAT THE SECOND BIDDER BEHIND MR. MAKRIGIANNIS, MR. ROCCO BELCASTRO IS ALSO A SCAMMER WHO NEVER HAD ANY INTENTION OF BUYING THIS BICYCLE. BETWEEN THE 2 OF THEM THEY BID THE PRICE UP TO $6,245. AND THEN DISAPPEARED. HOWEVER I'VE LEARNED FROM ANOTHER EBAY SELLER THAT MR. BELCASTRO DID THE SAME THING TO HIM ON ANOTHER BICYCLE ON EBAY JUST LAST WEEK. THIS SELLER WAS ABLE TO CONTACT BELCASTRO BY PHONE WHO WAS RUDE, AND ABUSIVE TO HIM USING DISGUSTING LANGUAGE. BELCASTRO'S EBAY ACCOUNT NAME IS: gabriellbelcastr0 AND HE LIVES IN VIRGINIA. MAKRIGIANNIS'S ACCOUNT NAME IS: muslebikemuseum. AND HUS ADDRESS IS: 111ELM STREET, SOMERVILLE, MASSACHUSETTS.

    BEWARE OF DOING ANY BUSINESS WITH THESE TWO EBAY MEMBERS. YOU WOULD DO WELL TO BLOCK THEM FROM BIDDING ON ANY ITEMS YOU WANT TO SELL AND TO NOTIFY EBAY IF YOU FIND THEM BIDDING ON ITEMS YOU ARE ALSO INTERESTED IN BIDDING ON. ETHICAL EBAY USERS MUST STAND TOGETHER TO PREVENT THESE CLOWNS FROM RUINING A GREAT OPEN MARKET WHERE WE CAN BUY, SELL, AND BID CONFIDENTLY.

    I REGRET HAVING TO INCLUDE THIS TYPE OF INFORMATION ON THIS LISTING PAGE BUT I'M CONVINCED THAT BOTH EBAY'S BUYERS AND SELLERS NEED TO EXPOSE THESE UNSCRUPULOUS SCAMMERS WHENEVER THEY COME ACROSS THEM. WE NEED TO FLUSH THESE CREEPS INTO THE OPEN AND OUT FROM BEHIND THE PROTECTIVE SHEILD THAT EBAY'S PRIVACY POLICIES AFFORDS THEM.
     
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  2. #2 Posted Apr 8, 2018

    Finally riding a big boys bike

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    Update: I sent the seller an email asking about the date and serial # for the bike. He didn't have the serial # handy but he had photos at his shop. The bike was sold to a collector in southern California ans is on its way there.
     
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