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    Quote Originally Posted by TeeDee View Post
    If it's a private party seller, ask if the $200 includes them having a mechanic check it over before finalizing the sale? Or when was the last time a mechanic checked it out?
    If they tell you "two days ago" ask to see the receipt. Anyone knowing they are going to sell something should keep a record of that kind of thing. Of course if you know the person and they are trustworthy... then never mind.
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    As an interesting data point, a refurbished Singer 600E Touch & Sew (all metal gears) recently sold for US$291.50 on ebay.
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