Seagull 40+ for sale

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RB darned
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Seagull 40+ for sale

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SJP2164C7, so March 1967. Complete even including original instruction book and pull cord!
Last run through with fresh water and laid up inside about 30 years ago - just never got round to disposing of it, but now need the space.
No reason not to be put back into use, or could be used for spares.
Offers please?
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I should add the outboard is located near Petersfield, Hants.
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Hey, how about £350? I will cover the shipping. How much do you think it would cost to ship it to Bristol? I have shipped to Swindon before and it wasn't very costly but don't know how much it would cost from Hampshire. I am on my property in Spain right now but gonna come back in a month.
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Hi brinegar87, I've sent you a private message
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£350 is more than double what that engine is worth.
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Thanks for your view, but who knows Oyster 49? In the end anything is worth what someone is prepared to pay for it, which is why I invited offers. Would you like to make an offer? The outboard isn't sold yet.
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With a view to encouraging fair trading on this board and as a public reference for others in the future, I would echo the sentiment that this appears to be a widely available model on other internet auction sites these days at possibly more competitive pricing. As with all old motors, potential buyers should consider condition and intended use.

The storage mount does look interesting, not a type I've noticed before. Was it part of a (custom) crate at some point? Or perhaps a wall mount? Maybe not the latter as appears weight would be born by the carb if mounted vertically?
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Andrew, thanks for your post. All I want to do is sell my Seagull for which I have invited any offers, not enter into a discussion of what it might fetch elsewhere (I have no idea) let alone trade unfairly. I hoped this forum would be the best way of disposing of it to a good use for whatever price.

So far as I know the wooden mount was made by the original owner and it just provides a horizontal stand and means of keeping the bracket detached from but together with the outboard, so nothing special.
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