A few years back a friend showed me an old amp and asked if I could put a grounded plug on it. I was new to old amps, not electronically but the historical value and playability. I took a look, studied up on what was involved and gave him a fair price. I thought he wanted to keep it. I even joked about buying it for a silly low price. After a few weeks I asked what he actually wanted for it and he informed me that he had sold it. He also sold the guitar that went with it. The amp was an Oahu (old Valco) and I am guessing it was a lap steel guitar. It may be for the best as buying from friends can be tricky but I still wonder what if. What have you let slip away?