Anthony Bourdain's custom Bob Kramer knife at auction.

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  1. Oct 16, 2019 #31

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    For me it was a new concrete driveway and a new patio. I would have preferred the knife though.
     
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  2. Oct 16, 2019 #32

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    Yeah, but you already have one:)

    Anyway, i see the early bids as just raising the starting point for the real bidding...
     
  3. Oct 16, 2019 #33

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    Couldn’t care less...
     
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    If you cared less, you might not have even posted.
     
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    Irrelevant - it's a knife second, it's AB's first and foremost.
     
  7. Oct 17, 2019 #37

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    Could be the calm before the storm… last auction I won I decided no sense expressing interest until the 11th hour, just watching quietly in the background, then bid around the time anti-sniping provisions would apply.

    Some Kramer’s have sold for over $50k, I think there was a Kiritsuke over $60k. Will be interesting to se what this goes for
     
  8. Oct 17, 2019 #38

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    I would not be surprised to see $50-60K final price incl premium
     
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    The unrestored mustañg McQueen drove in Bullit went for big bucks.
     
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    My mistake has not gone to auction yet. Saw it in a glass case at Mecum auction. It will sell in the millions.
     
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    Mindboggling what the 'celebrity factor' does to value.
     
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    Thanks for the link. Curious to see how much it goes for. It would be nice if it could end up in public arena. Probably not though.

    A Aston Martin DB5 Sean Connery Bond Movie sold for 6.4 million. Then again a DB5 is worth a lot more at auction then a fastback Mustang. I'm sure that Pony is worth more unrestored. It is a pretty cool car. Read somewhere that the owners wife used it as a daily driver for a while, her kids thought it was too loud:)
     
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    Off topic, sorry. For less money than the mustang, I'd rather have this Triumph motorcycle from Steve McQueen's collection:
    https://www.motorcyclenews.com/news/2019/january/las-vegas-bonhams-motorbike-auction/

    Bond's Aston Martin had been a dream car for me.
     
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    i'm gonna buy that knife and then immediately flip it here for the double. now you know!
     
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    Do it! Next bid will cost you $27,500.
     
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    I promise that I'll buy it from you for double the price if you do. Oh, fine. Triple.
     
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    You can also pay me in ferraris or lambos.
     
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    Curious on what the highest price a Kramer knife has sold for?
     
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    Wow that's a nice Triumph. One of my first bikes back in the day was a BSA 441 Victor single thumper. Wish I still had that bike. Off topic celebrity knives to cars & motorcycles sweet polished aluminum engine casings much better than chrome.
     
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    It went up a $1000. Now $27,000 total. 2 days to go. Maybe things will get interesting tomorrow.
     
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    My sniping program is set to max out at $37,000. I won't pay a penny more!



    :D
     
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    I think there was one with some crazy engraving on the handle that went for over $50k. The Kramer auctions are tough to follow these days because you can't register if you aren't in the US anymore.
     
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    Plus he makes you payo_O
     
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    I believe that is to keep people from logging in and screwing up the auctions. I can understand the need. It's only a $1.00 if I remember correctly. He gives a heck of a lot more money to charities than I ever will, so more power to him.
     
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    16-17 hours to go. Then we will all know the truth of the value of a celebrities' name once he is gone I guess.
     
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    So what did it end up going for?
     
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    Current bid is 50k (plus 25% buyer’s premium).

    Three hours remaining.
     
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    Two hours left, now at $62,500.00 (including buyers prem.).
     
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    So thats WildBoar out then.:)
     
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