Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1996/10/10

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Subject: Re: The sale!
From: Willem-Jan Markerink <w.j.markerink@a1.NL>
Date: Thu, 10 Oct 1996 23:06:17 +0000
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On 10 Oct 96 at 7:04, Roger L. Beamon wrote:

> <snip>
> >Donny, I'm sorry, but 5 minutes after talking to you the guy got a hold of
> >me and bought the M6 and 35 Summicron. Dang. I wish I had more to sell. :-)
> Last I read, Eric. you told Donny that he could have it. That implies a
> responsibility to negotiate and either make the deal or not make the deal
> with Donny first before another buyer is brought in. There you go again,
> Beamon, letting ethics interfere with business exigencies.

Didn't follow the thread, but the same thing has happened to me too 
once, in the middle of negotiations, and I still feel it stinks. At 
least offer the first buyer to match the bid of the next guy.

Sorry, but with a 'you can have it' I am definately on Rogers site of the 
ethics scale....


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