Unlocked 8GB iPhone New (Refurb)

Discussion in 'iPhone Marketplace Archive' started by taylorwilsdon, Mar 18, 2008.

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    As there are no bids on it at the moment I'd like to make an offer of $300 shipped to the UK.

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    Thanks for the offer but its only been up for a few hours :)

    I paid more then that so I can't really sell a new phone thats in high demand at a loss. You're welcome to try on ebay and see if you are the winning bid and I'd be happy to throw in UK shipping free.
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    Hi Taylor

    You can currently buy a Refub for $249 from ATT online store... so this is probably a bad time to sell.
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    Hi sorry to be annoying ( if I am?) but would you consider $350 shipped?
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    I think only a few east coast stores ever had them, and you were required to activate in store to prevent re-selling.

    Anyways, that doesn't apply at all to anyone international. eyemac, no don't worry about it :) I'd prefer to keep offers to PM just for privates sake but I will comment that I'm looking for a little more because I still lose a few dollars there, and I really don't want to lose any money. I'm seeing them go for $450-$550 on eBay so that would be optimal but I don't expect that here, of course.

    Please bid if you are interested :)
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    I'd think expecting to get $550 is overly optimistic. eBay might be your best bet, people on here tend to be informed and aren't willing to overpay.

    Good luck in your sale.
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    They can now be purchased online as well in all parts of the country for $249 through AT&T (there's no contract when buying the phone, either), there's a thread about it in the iPhone news forum. So I think that price would be very optimistic, as anyone on here could get one for $249 and have it unlocked in twenty minutes.

    Also, if it's a refurb, why does it come in the packaging for new phones? IIRC, refurb iPhones come in brown boxes...

    Your best bet is ebay, especially if you want prices like that.
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    I read this in the last two replies... What are you guys talking about? It IS on ebay - thats what this thread is
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    I read this in the last two replies... What are you guys talking about? It IS on ebay - thats what this thread is!

    I'm not expecting $550, or really $450 either. I'm just saying what I'm seeing. This is a FA thread, I've just been hearing offers.

    Its packed in a new iPhone box but it is a refurb (can't tell it from new howerver)
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    Did you already have an iPhone that you then used the packaging from for this refurb?
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    Yes I'm putting it into one of the "official" boxes instead of the dreary brown ones they give you. Figure I might as well dress it up :)

    For all purposes it appears to be brand new, but I put refurb just to be honest.

    Currently at $275 on ebay. Get your bids in early!
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    The word "New" is all over this ebay listing. I see that in the top area it shows refurb, but this listing seems to be a little misleading. One of your headings even says "Brand New." This combined with using an actual iPhone box that didnt come with this item seems shady to me. I may be the only one, but honestly i guarentee that who ever wins this item thinks they are getting an actual brand new phone, not a refurbished product.
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    Congrats on your new $560
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    At this price I will just buy a brand new one and upgrade them :)

    Thanks for the congrats :) I love ebay.. sometimes.
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    The ad is very misleading. The auction is over so there's nothing to change that. I'm very sure the seller must think it's new. No way a refurbished one sells for that much when a brand new one can be bought for less than that unlocked on Ebay from what I have seen.
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    No, it isn't. I was very clear as far as I'm concerned and I don't need a new member telling me how to do things. Like I said, I'm going to send a brand new in box phone, not a refurb.

    The winning bidder was a hacked account - mother ****er.
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    Why does it matter if I am a new member? Does it mean I can't voice my opinion? Don't treat me like I'm some little kid.

    Honestly, $560 is a high final price when you see the completed auctions for a new unlocked one that are mostly around $500. But congrats on your winning auction from the hacked account.
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    Great. I'm glad thats your opinion. I don't care. If I can get ahold of the winning bidder (not the phisher) and he wants it, I will send him exactly what he paid, at a price he chose, not me. I started it at $200, which is a very reasonable price. He chose how much to pay; and its not my fault that you're jealous/envious/whatever you are(?) about how much it ended for.
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    Enough. :rolleyes:


    The marketplace is not the soapbox.
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