Something's Not Quite Right About This Listing

Discussion in 'THE Gretsch Discussion Forum' started by drmilktruck, Jan 9, 2019.

  1. drmilktruck

    drmilktruck Gretschified

    May 17, 2009
    Plymouth, MN
    On eBay I saw this listing for the new Riviera Blue Streamliner with P90.


    However the price was eye-popping: $3599! (Normal street price is $599.)

    Then I read the copy, which is clearly for a different model, the Gretsch Guitars G6136T- AZM Limited Edition Falcon Bigsby Azure Metallic. That one does sell for $3599.

    I assume the seller combined two listings by accident, or they are hoping for the biggest sucker, willing to spend an extra $3000 for a guitar. (Where's that buyer? I have a few things for them to look at! :D)
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  2. Bertotti

    Bertotti Country Gent

    Jul 20, 2017
    South Dakota
    There's one born every minute, well maybe more often now.
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  3. tdtom

    tdtom Gretschie

    Oct 26, 2018
    new zealand
    my local shop here in NZ has that exact guitar on the wall. it is listed at $1100 New Zealand dollars. don't know how it could inflate to what was being asked.
  4. Jelly Roll Horton

    Jelly Roll Horton Gretschie

    Nov 10, 2017
    Portland, OR
    I ignore any online seller who can’t or won’t post a picture of the actual item they are selling.
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  5. Tinman46

    Tinman46 Country Gent

    Dec 19, 2011
    Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
    When I click on the sellers other items he has a lot of guitars for sale. And from my brief peruse they are priced reasonable. I'm going to give the benefit of a doubt and say he got 2 listings mixed up.
  6. wabash slim

    wabash slim Friend of Fred

    Feb 10, 2010
    lafayette in
    Trust no one.

    Caveat Emptor.

    Someone's full of.....
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  7. drmilktruck

    drmilktruck Gretschified

    May 17, 2009
    Plymouth, MN
    That's actually my thought, I just thought it was funny.
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  8. dak55

    dak55 Synchromatic

    May 31, 2018
    Mills River NC
    Yea, that's one mixed up listing and I suspect just an error. He's showing a Streamliner body with i guess a P90, listed as new but reasonable certain that never came out of a factory that way, but then again neither did the Falcon. Maybe this is why he chose bizzareguitarreno as a used ID?
  9. Philtertronic

    Philtertronic Gretschie

    Feb 26, 2014
    I know that name.

    I have bought from him in the past: a Fender CS Jazz Bass relic and had no issues. Sure someone will hit him up over this discrepancy

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