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Auction #118: "Letters From TAG 1966-1969"

Postby Larry E. Matthews » Mar 25, 2015 10:34 am

Auction #118 is the classic book: "Letters From TAG 1966-1969" by Marion O. Smith. This is a CLASSIC !!! 8.5 X 11 with 296 pages documenting the EARLY HISTORY of TAG caving. The cover is coming loose, but all-in-all, in very good condition. (You could fix this with just a little glue.) Autographed by Marion O. Smith. Some Black and White Photos inside and some color photos on the Back Cover.

Like all Marion O. Smith material, this was published in very small numbers and is almost impossible to find. I'll start this auction at $40 and all subsequent bids must be in $5 increments. Postage in a Padded Mailer will be $5 extra. No International Shipments.

This auction starts today, Wednesday March 25, and ends in two weeks on April 8 at 8:00 CDT.

Good luck !!!

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Re: Auction #118: "Letters From TAG 1966-1969"

Postby GroundquestMSA » Mar 25, 2015 1:04 pm

This is one of my favorite caving books. Buy it. It contains letters from Schreiber and others about the original exploration of Ellison's and many classic TAG caves, as well as all sorts of amusing and reflective personal conversations.
I've the first copy sold, in real nice shape, signed by Marion.
He has said that he has enough material to make another volume of letters...someone should get with him and make it happen.
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Re: Auction #118: "Letters From TAG 1966-1969"

Postby PatB » Mar 25, 2015 8:08 pm

You've got to say it like the annoying Dave on Storage Wars,

"YEP!"
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Re: Auction #118: "Letters From TAG 1966-1969"

Postby Larry E. Matthews » Mar 25, 2015 9:10 pm

"YEP!"

Is that a bid ???

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Re: Auction #118: "Letters From TAG 1966-1969"

Postby PatB » Mar 29, 2015 7:46 am

Yes, $40.00

I apologize for my weird humor.
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Re: Auction #118: "Letters From TAG 1966-1969"

Postby Larry E. Matthews » Mar 29, 2015 2:44 pm

No apology necessary !!! I was being "funny back".

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Re: Auction #118: "Letters From TAG 1966-1969"

Postby BSnyder » Mar 29, 2015 6:56 pm

I'll do $45
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Re: Auction #118: "Letters From TAG 1966-1969"

Postby UnderGroundEarth » Mar 31, 2015 3:49 pm

$60
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Re: Auction #118: "Letters From TAG 1966-1969"

Postby BSnyder » Apr 8, 2015 7:59 pm

65
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Re: Auction #118: "Letters From TAG 1966-1969"

Postby ianreuter10 » Apr 8, 2015 7:59 pm

$65
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Re: Auction #118: "Letters From TAG 1966-1969"

Postby ianreuter10 » Apr 8, 2015 8:00 pm

$70
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Re: Auction #118: "Letters From TAG 1966-1969"

Postby ianreuter10 » Apr 8, 2015 8:02 pm

Alright so who won this auction?
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Re: Auction #118: "Letters From TAG 1966-1969"

Postby Larry E. Matthews » Apr 8, 2015 8:05 pm

This auction went down to the wire. I figured it would. :)

Good stuff like this is really hard to find.

Ian Reuter has the high bid, $70, posted at 8:00. If it had been posted 8:01, it would not have been the winning bid.

Congratulations !!!

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Re: Auction #118: "Letters From TAG 1966-1969"

Postby ianreuter10 » Apr 8, 2015 8:12 pm

Awesome, thanks,
I just PM'ed you about payment info
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Re: Auction #118: "Letters From TAG 1966-1969"

Postby tagkycaver » Jun 26, 2015 5:54 am

I've got one I'll sell for $65 + $5 shipping if anyone wants it. Brand new, excellent condition; probably personally autographed to me if you don't mind that.
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