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Bargain topic

Posted: Tue Sep 25, 2018 9:48 am
by 1964white
Any item bought you consider a bargain

Re: Bargain topic

Posted: Tue Sep 25, 2018 9:50 am
by 1964white
Cd's purchased on our recent ventures in Shrewsbury, Berwick & Dunbar

Two albums I'd been searching for a long time, both real bargains especially Van's 'Wavelength' album

All a quid each

Beatles 'Beatles For Sale'
Van Morrison 'Wavelength'
Ray Davies 'Americana' - (his 2017 album)
Van Morrison 'Magic Time'
Lisa Loeb & Nine Stories 'Tails' - loving this album :love:
Love 'Love'
George Benson 'While The City Sleeps'
Buddy Guy 'Stone Crazy'
John Lee Hooker 'Boogie Man'
DJ Harvey 'Late Night Sessions'
Destroyer ' Poison Season'
Jeff Lynne's ELO 'Alone In The Universe'
Glen Campbell 'Greatest Hits'
Diana Ross 'Ultimate Collection'

Goodies which I rarely find in HMV these days for £3 each

Gladys Knight & The Pips 'The Best Of' 8-)
Bread 'Best Of'

Re: Bargain topic

Posted: Tue Sep 25, 2018 11:22 am
by leic white 63
cant think ive ever had a real bargain apart from the everyday stuff you pick up in supermarkets etc. have always been a , ' i want it now ' sort of a person anyway , cant wait for nowt me probably why i to pay over the odds for most stuff.
sounds like you have picked up some real bargains there 64.

Re: Bargain topic

Posted: Tue Sep 25, 2018 12:23 pm
by hector
Every car that I buy that lasts more than 4 months..

But especially the Xsara Picasso that I bought 4 years ago and lasted 2 years...

I never pay more than £250 for a car....

Re: Bargain topic

Posted: Tue Sep 25, 2018 12:25 pm
by hector
The other bargain that I can recall is the Stihl chainsaw I bought for £80 4 years ago.... keeps me in winter fuel with a bit of hard work as well of course.

This next month it will be going in for it's 1st service since I got it....

Re: Bargain topic

Posted: Tue Sep 25, 2018 1:24 pm
by faaip
dunno about bargain but bought a car for 6 grand 25 years ago ...still got it. That's £240 quid a year

Re: Bargain topic

Posted: Tue Sep 25, 2018 7:26 pm
by 1964white
faaip wrote:
Tue Sep 25, 2018 1:24 pm
dunno about bargain but bought a car for 6 grand 25 years ago ...still got it. That's £240 quid a year
What make of car Faaip ?

6k was a lot of dosh 25 years ago

Re: Bargain topic

Posted: Tue Sep 25, 2018 7:32 pm
by faaip
Vauxhall Astra

Re: Bargain topic

Posted: Tue Sep 25, 2018 7:51 pm
by Mrs64
I enjoy reading autobiographies, mainly show-business personalities

Bought these books in the last couple of months all a £1 each

Paul O'Grady - At my mother's knees....and other low joints
Paul O'Grady - The devil rides out
Julie Walters - That's another story
Linda Bellingham - There's something i've been dying to tell you
Rob Brydon - Small man in a book

CD's £1 each

Katie Melua - In Winter
Gary Barlow - Open Road

Re: Bargain topic

Posted: Tue Sep 25, 2018 10:05 pm
by Muppet the Cat
Earlier this summer I picked up a couple of great bargains.

Firstly, having a nose in a charity shop I found a fantastic check wool fabric Paul Smith 'Westbourne' suit for £15 :shock:
I don't think the guy who donated it could have worn it as it was mint, all the pockets were still sealed, bag of spare buttons etc in the inside left chest pocket etc. The jacket fitted perfectly, cost me another £18 to get the trousers lengthened slightly.
So a PS 'Westbourne suit for £33, when new you'd be looking at around £700-800 new.

The second, at a car boot sale when I got two pairs of Joseph Cheaney shoes for £20 :shock:
They were in fantastic condition, I reckon he'd only worn them a couple of times...............an absolute steal when new they are around £300 a pair new.

:moggy:

Re: Bargain topic

Posted: Wed Sep 26, 2018 5:54 am
by 1964white
faaip wrote:
Tue Sep 25, 2018 7:32 pm
Vauxhall Astra
Solid cars mate

Re: Bargain topic

Posted: Wed Sep 26, 2018 5:57 am
by 1964white
Muppet the Cat wrote:
Tue Sep 25, 2018 10:05 pm
Earlier this summer I picked up a couple of great bargains.

Firstly, having a nose in a charity shop I found a fantastic check wool fabric Paul Smith 'Westbourne' suit for £15 :shock:
I don't think the guy who donated it could have worn it as it was mint, all the pockets were still sealed, bag of spare buttons etc in the inside left chest pocket etc. The jacket fitted perfectly, cost me another £18 to get the trousers lengthened slightly.
So a PS 'Westbourne suit for £33, when new you'd be looking at around £700-800 new.

The second, at a car boot sale when I got two pairs of Joseph Cheaney shoes for £20 :shock:
They were in fantastic condition, I reckon he'd only worn them a couple of times...............an absolute steal when new they are around £300 a pair new.
:moggy:
Any Paul Smith/Joseph Cheaney clothes/shoes at those prices are absolute bargains Cat :tup:

Re: Bargain topic

Posted: Fri Sep 28, 2018 5:44 pm
by Muppet the Cat
1964white wrote:
Tue Sep 25, 2018 9:50 am
Cd's purchased on our recent ventures in Shrewsbury, Berwick & Dunbar

Two albums I'd been searching for a long time, both real bargains especially Van's 'Wavelength' album

All a quid each

Beatles 'Beatles For Sale'
Van Morrison 'Wavelength'
Ray Davies 'Americana' - (his 2017 album)
Van Morrison 'Magic Time'
Lisa Loeb & Nine Stories 'Tails' - loving this album :love:
Love 'Love'
George Benson 'While The City Sleeps'
Buddy Guy 'Stone Crazy'
John Lee Hooker 'Boogie Man'
DJ Harvey 'Late Night Sessions'
Destroyer ' Poison Season'
Jeff Lynne's ELO 'Alone In The Universe'
Glen Campbell 'Greatest Hits'
Diana Ross 'Ultimate Collection'

Goodies which I rarely find in HMV these days for £3 each

Gladys Knight & The Pips 'The Best Of' 8-)
Bread 'Best Of'
Couple of bargain CD's today myself 64
Kate Bush - The Kick Inside; and,
ZZ Top - Rio Grande Mud

both 50p :)

Re: Bargain topic

Posted: Sat Sep 29, 2018 10:15 am
by 1964white
Muppet the Cat wrote:
Fri Sep 28, 2018 5:44 pm
Couple of bargain CD's today myself 64
Kate Bush - The Kick Inside; and,
ZZ Top - Rio Grande Mud

both 50p :)
Nice one Cat.....Kate's debut album

I'm a massive Kate fan, own every studio album plus her live set 'Before The Dawn'

You already know 'Tres Hombres' is my favourite ZZ Top album 8-)

Re: Bargain topic

Posted: Sat Sep 29, 2018 11:20 am
by rich_leeds64
I received £500 from work for 30 years service and I was looking to put it towards a new watch, after shopping round I picked a Raymond Weil Tango chronograph priced at £1,095 in all the high st jewellers but I found it online with Bradley’s for £547, 50% cheaper.... ordered and arrived 2 days later..... delighted with it. All i need to do now is learn how to tell the time!! :lol:

Re: Bargain topic

Posted: Tue Oct 09, 2018 6:08 pm
by 1964white
After our walk into Bridlington I picked up these two bargain cd's for 50p each this morning

Willie Nelson 'Always On My Mind
Monkees 'Daydream Believer Collection Vol 1'

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Re: Bargain topic

Posted: Tue Oct 09, 2018 6:23 pm
by hector
Last sunday at a car boot I got a brand new t shirt with "we are two lost souls swimming in a fish bowl"

for the princely sum of....

50p

bargain

Re: Bargain topic

Posted: Tue Oct 09, 2018 6:32 pm
by 1964white
hector wrote:
Tue Oct 09, 2018 6:23 pm
Last sunday at a car boot I got a brand new t shirt with "we are two lost souls swimming in a fish bowl"

for the princely sum of....

50p

bargain
Shine on Hector 8-)

Re: Bargain topic

Posted: Tue Oct 09, 2018 7:50 pm
by whiteswan
1964white wrote:
Tue Oct 09, 2018 6:08 pm
After our walk into Bridlington I picked up these two bargain cd's for 50p each this morning

Willie Nelson 'Always On My Mind
Monkees 'Daydream Believer Collection Vol 1'


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Smashing piccy 64....I can see Flamborough Head lighthouse :)

Re: Bargain topic

Posted: Wed Oct 10, 2018 6:22 am
by 1964white
whiteswan wrote:
Tue Oct 09, 2018 7:50 pm
Smashing piccy 64....I can see Flamborough Head lighthouse :)
Yes you can just picked up the lighthouse on the tip of Flamborough Head cliffs Swannie

The sky & sea was blue as you can see & it is so quiet at this time of years, just a few dogs & owners walking on the beach, the dogs were running like mad of course !

We feel lucky to live a beautiful neck of the woods :-D