[meteorite-list] meteorite prices

From: Greg Hupe <gmhupe_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Nov 4 22:36:39 2004
Message-ID: <06a101c4c2f1$07ea02a0$b6b22041_at_Gregor>

Hi Matt and list,

I made a mistake, my thoughts were on two different expeditions at different
times. I went to Kenya with Dave Marsocci and Morocco with Jason Phillips,
both of who are excellent travel partners.

Best regards,

Greg Hupe

----- Original Message -----
From: "Greg Hupe" <gmhupe_at_tampabay.rr.com>
To: <mmorgan_at_mhmeteorites.com>
Cc: <Meteorite-list_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Sent: Thursday, November 04, 2004 2:18 PM
Subject: [meteorite-list] meteorite prices

>> Hi Matt,
>> Good expansion on the desert talk. But, the flood will never be the same
>> as the Sahara. I and Jason Phillips went to a remote desert in Kenya in
>> Feb./Mar. 2003 after much research and expense to come home with no
>> meteorites, but a heck of a lot of fun and experience. Jason is a
>> go-getter if ever there was ( he accompanied me a separate trip, also
>> last year, to Morocco).
>> There is no worry a vast amount of meteorites to be found, but the
>> "collecting" zone such as the hot desert of the Sahara and the cold
>> desert of Antarctica are limited and will end very soon. There are so
>> many teams and individuals hunting these regions that it is a matter of
>> time. Like in Oman, the tracks are clearly laid out, every square inch is
>> being searched.
>> Let the winds expose a lunar for you,
>> Greg
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Matt Morgan" <mmorgan_at_mhmeteorites.com>
>> Cc: <Meteorite-list_at_meteoritecentral.com>
>> Sent: Thursday, November 04, 2004 12:22 PM
>> Subject: Re: [meteorite-list] meteorite prices
>>> All of this is interesting, but not one person has yet to mention all
>>> the
>>> other deserts on this planet that will yield meteorites, and lots of em.
>>> There are more Morocco's waiting to happen folks! The supply from the
>>> Hot
>>> Deserts may be dwindling, but as more and more nomads in other countries
>>> become educated and see $, the flood will come again.
>>> <><><><><><><>
>>> Matt Morgan
>>> Mile High Meteorites
>>> http://www.mhmeteorites.com
>>> PO Box 151293
>>> Lakewood, CO 80215 USA
>>> ebay id: mhmeteorites
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "Bernhard Rems" <rendelius_at_rpgdot.com>
>>> To: "'Martin Altmann'" <Altmann_at_meteorite-martin.de>
>>> Cc: <Meteorite-list_at_meteoritecentral.com>
>>> Sent: Thursday, November 04, 2004 11:08 AM
>>> Subject: AW: [meteorite-list] meteorite prices
>>> -----Urspr?ngliche Nachricht-----
>>> Von: Martin Altmann [mailto:Altmann_at_meteorite-martin.de]
>>> Gesendet: Donnerstag, 04. November 2004 18:58
>>> An: Bernhard Rems; meteorite-list_at_meteoritecentral.com
>>> Betreff: Re: [meteorite-list] meteorite prices
>>> And Bernhard, as always, I answer:
>>> For a serious dealer it does not pays off on the long run to praise
>>> stinky
>>> Campos or boring W4 desert H5s like the Star of India.
>>> Experienced collectors don't appreciate such exaggerations and the
>>> beginners
>>> will soon find out
>>> the overstatements.
>>> Meteorite market is not Fish Market.
>>> Martin
>>> You don't get my point, Martin. It's not praising stinky Campos or
>>> "boring" W4 desert H5's (BTW, the attitude that desert H5's are boring
>>> is something I fully reject), it's about transporting the magic of
>>> meteorites in your text, telling people more than just "I sell a Campo".
>>> Give them background information, tell them that Campos tend to rust,
>>> but tell them also the history of this find. Tell them how they can take
>>> care of their pieces, and why even a "stinky Campo" is a piece of
>>> extraterrestrial matter that is something special.
>>> You don't have to exaggerate to sell. You just have to show that you
>>> appreciate what you are selling.
>>> Bernhard
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