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#558939 - 10/02/19 08:22 AM Re: Disappointed by fellow Morgan owner/member! [Re: MDS61]
howard Offline
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Registered: 01/01/09
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Though the OP doesnt directly say so, my guess is that the price wasnt agreed because the postage wasnt known. In this case there was no contract because there was no agreed consideration.

Not nice though. My phone is set to automatically record all calls so with that evidence of unacceptable hehavious I wouldnt hesistate to name the individual

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#558945 - 10/02/19 08:45 AM Re: Disappointed by fellow Morgan owner/member! [Re: MDS61]
BuyBritish Offline
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Registered: 17/01/13
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Ok legal issues aside inform Gill Bevan the member Secretary I would not like to see this person use our club for selling again!

inform her of the members number

strike him off from selling....


Edited by BuyBritish (10/02/19 08:45 AM)
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#558981 - 10/02/19 10:34 AM Re: Disappointed by fellow Morgan owner/member! [Re: MDS61]
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Registered: 20/05/09
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Judge Judy would have upheld your case!
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#558989 - 10/02/19 10:58 AM Re: Disappointed by fellow Morgan owner/member! [Re: Stewart S]
Neilda Offline
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Originally Posted By Stewart S

But once the seller has agreed to sell to the buyer at the price verbally agreed the seller can not sell to higher bidder


This happens in property selling - gazumping. Which is not illegal in England.
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#558995 - 10/02/19 11:09 AM Re: Disappointed by fellow Morgan owner/member! [Re: MDS61]
tmg513 Offline
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Unfortunately the guilty party is going to be one of only a very few advertising parts suitable for the OP's car in Miscellany and all will be placed under suspicion.
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#558996 - 10/02/19 11:15 AM Re: Disappointed by fellow Morgan owner/member! [Re: Neilda]
Stewart S Offline
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Originally Posted By Neilda
Originally Posted By Stewart S

But once the seller has agreed to sell to the buyer at the price verbally agreed the seller can not sell to higher bidder


This happens in property selling - gazumping. Which is not illegal in England.


Houses and land in England are all sold ‘subject to contract’ and so the sale of goods act doesn’t apply

Slightly different in Scotland
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#559023 - 10/02/19 02:26 PM Re: Disappointed by fellow Morgan owner/member! [Re: Stewart S]
PaulJ Offline

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Originally Posted By Stewart S
Originally Posted By Neilda
Originally Posted By Stewart S

But once the seller has agreed to sell to the buyer at the price verbally agreed the seller can not sell to higher bidder


This happens in property selling - gazumping. Which is not illegal in England.


Houses and land in England are all sold ‘subject to contract’ and so the sale of goods act doesn’t apply

Slightly different in Scotland


Could this also apply to goods like this, if the words 'subject to contract' were spoken at the time of the offer and acceptance or is this the actual contract and no further contract can be made?
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#559027 - 10/02/19 02:41 PM Re: Disappointed by fellow Morgan owner/member! [Re: MDS61]
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Tricky one.......if it was purely done over the phone and you didn’t record the conversation....which why should you.....how do you prove anything?

I was gazuumped by a well known dealer a few years ago. NOT a Morgan dealer I hasten to add. Agreed that I’d have the car on Saturday, said I’d arrange for funds for the deposit on Monday only to arrive on Monday to be told it had been sold later on Saturday! I was not amused and they lost my business.
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#559032 - 10/02/19 02:58 PM Re: Disappointed by fellow Morgan owner/member! [Re: tmg513]
brownbaker Offline

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Yes we have all been looking through the adverts see who it could be.So not fair on the other advertisers.
But we are only hearing one side of a story !

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#559070 - 10/02/19 05:48 PM Re: Disappointed by fellow Morgan owner/member! [Re: brownbaker]
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I have reported the seller to Gillian @ Miscellany.

Thanks for your words guys, 99% agree, that this is poor form!

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