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Old 05-23-20, 02:13 PM
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^^ too funny... well at least it’s a good representation of the French..uh.. Canadians..
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Old 05-23-20, 08:18 PM
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Old 05-23-20, 08:51 PM
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Added value: remains of original grease inside.
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Old 05-23-20, 08:55 PM
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Here is one that came with a bike I bought a few days ago, the directions have a October 1975 date on them.



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Old 05-23-20, 09:00 PM
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Cutting edge! This is not just meta, it's physical meta!

Think about how this thread will be seen in 20 years, if it makes it to 20 years.

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Old 05-24-20, 08:06 PM
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These aren't empty...

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Old 05-25-20, 02:43 PM
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Most of my boxes still have bike parts in them. Here's one that gave up its contents for my '62 Paramount though......


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Old 05-25-20, 07:04 PM
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^^ too funny... well at least it’s a good representation of the French..uh.. Canadians..
Uhh, that's Quebecois to you, fella.
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I'd like to post a box I wasn't able to get - some years ago I went to a LBS to see some vintage steel frames and noticed a NOS C-Record seatpost on its box in a shelf. Asked about it, the price was OK, bought it. The owner took the seatpost from the shelf and gave it to me.
Me: I'll take the box too.
Owner: The price was for the seatpost, the box is not included.
Me: OK, how much for the box?
Owner: the box IS NOT for sale!!
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Old 05-26-20, 12:00 AM
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I'd like to post a box I wasn't able to get - some years ago I went to a LBS to see some vintage steel frames and noticed a NOS C-Record seatpost on its box in a shelf. Asked about it, the price was OK, bought it. The owner took the seatpost from the shelf and gave it to me.
Me: I'll take the box too.
Owner: The price was for the seatpost, the box is not included.
Me: OK, how much for the box?
Owner: the box IS NOT for sale!!
Special! Free seatpost with any box sold.
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Old 05-26-20, 07:15 AM
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The Tube Repair Kit isn't really empty but what's in it isn't usable so it may as well be empty.
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Old 05-26-20, 05:07 PM
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Originally Posted by Reynolds View Post
I'd like to post a box I wasn't able to get - some years ago I went to a LBS to see some vintage steel frames and noticed a NOS C-Record seatpost on its box in a shelf. Asked about it, the price was OK, bought it. The owner took the seatpost from the shelf and gave it to me.
Me: I'll take the box too.
Owner: The price was for the seatpost, the box is not included.
Me: OK, how much for the box?
Owner: the box IS NOT for sale!!
Wow! That guy’s got it bad.
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Old 05-27-20, 08:39 AM
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Box from my Dia Comp Royal Gran Comp 400 that I bought as NOS to replace the terrible Speedy Modolo brakes on my Bianchi (The speedys were definitely speedy, not so stoppy, however).
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Old 05-27-20, 10:07 AM
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More punctures than I care to discuss.



Not all of them are empty. But, none have the original contents. They're great for holding small parts/objects.
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Old 05-27-20, 12:00 PM
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Not boxes, but they are containers. And not empty, but I’d question the usability of the contents:


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Old 05-27-20, 01:21 PM
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It's a box, and it may be empty.
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