Re: Would you buy a rug on the Internet?

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Posted by Marvin Amstey on March 04, 1999 at 11:36:29:

In Reply to: Would you buy a rug on the Internet? posted by Jerry Silverman on March 03, 1999 at 23:26:33:

: Spending just a couple minutes with my trusty Metafind search engines I found a huge list of oriental rug dealers with Web sites. Most are pretty primitive, nothing more than the Web equivalent of a printed brochure with little or no someone told them they needed to be on the Web and they said, okay, what's the cheapest way?

: Some, however, are making an attempt to use the Internet to sell their merchandise.

: My question, then, is: Are we "there" yet? What will it take for people to send real money for a rug they've only seen pictures of? Would you do so? And, finally, how do you explain the apparent success of rug sales on eBay?

: Cordially,

: -Jerry-

I have, and I will again - given the right piece. I may even have competed against some of you. It's not bad, and if the dealer is honorable, the rug is returnable. Regards, Marvin

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