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Date: 9/19/13 4:01 PM

I have to opportunity to purchase a Designer Ruby (NOT Deluxe) for $2550, including shipping and insurance. Comes with all the original items.

Is this a good price?

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Old black Singer (99?), Viking Designer Diamond Royale, Bernina 750QE, Brother CV 2340 and Babylock Imagine Wave

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Date: 9/19/13 5:12 PM

Is it new or used?

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Date: 9/19/13 5:22 PM

I didn't know there were delixe/not deluxe versions, what's the difference?

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Date: 9/19/13 5:46 PM

It seemed high to me til i checked ebay--most of the recently sold rubys were the deluxe model consistently around $3500. The 2 rubys i saw were in the neighborhood of $2500. Based on that it seems pretty fairly priced to me. I'd love to know what a dealer would charge for the same machine with some warranty. I see you have other Vikings so it can share feet. I believe this was a very popular model for Viking going back quite a few years now and it surely has retained its value quite well.

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Date: 9/19/13 6:41 PM

Used. 134 hours, mostly sewing

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I think my SMAD is finally under control..

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Date: 9/20/13 0:07 AM

I don't think it's a steal, but I wouldn't feel cheated either. As said above, it seems like a fair price. 134 hours isn't that much either so that's great.

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