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Any perspectives on where vintage amp pricing is at right now? Are things up, down or the same as compared to the pandemic era buying frenzy?
It's also post Holidays, where everyone is worried about their CC statements and covering xmas bills.. always seems slow for a few months.
I agree. I've been watching stuff start to sit longer for sale, and that's previous to holidays. Even stuff I consider good deals I have seen sit. I was combo shopping and had a few items bookmarked where I was trying to decide if the drive was worth my time (and what I was actually looking for). Where I am located it's a bit isolated north of me so you can get some good deals by driving an hour. I couldn't believe how long a few really well priced amps sat. That tends to make me think they may have gone for even less that what I already though were really good prices. I watched those sellers drop their prices, so I don't think it was them holding out, it just seems like a lot of stuff isn't moving.IMHO what we are seeing is not just the normal seasonal dip however. The evidence for this is the aforementioned disparity between asking prices and selling prices; people can't pay as much due to other financial pressures, but sellers want more because of those same cost of living increase pressures, but end up settling for less (or taking much longer to sell if they aren't quite as motivated).
no change, less inventory.Any perspectives on where vintage amp pricing is at right now? Are things up, down or the same as compared to the pandemic era buying frenzy?