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Old 22nd February 2013, 01:39 AM   #1
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Default An incredible collection!

I thought I had a lot of stuff stashed away, but this guy beats me. If only I had an extra half million semolians to spend. See all the pictures at the end.
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Old 22nd February 2013, 01:44 AM   #2
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I guess if you're going to hoard, there's worse stuff to collect.

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Old 22nd February 2013, 05:42 AM   #3
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Old 22nd February 2013, 06:11 AM   #4
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I would guess there is profit in buying and breaking up that collection.

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Old 22nd February 2013, 06:20 AM   #5
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I want this guy to adopt me :-D
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Old 22nd February 2013, 06:58 AM   #6
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Man! That's a lot of speakers!!!
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Old 22nd February 2013, 01:21 PM   #7
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OMG, if I get in there I won't see the daylight again.
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Old 22nd February 2013, 01:42 PM   #8
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This keeps surfacing. I wonder if he'll ever get a buyer.
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Old 22nd February 2013, 02:03 PM   #9
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Yes, every year or so he puts that lot up for sale. It would be fun to go through it, but it's not worth .5 million.
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Old 22nd February 2013, 02:12 PM   #10
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Considering the amount of effort it would take to catalog, price, list and sell all of it broken down...

I don't think it would be worth it.

That is an amazing collection though.

It reminds me of the legends of Harley Davidson collections. Every once in a while one actually shows up. Not to that scale, but hoards none the less.
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