What's a Mark II worth

What's a Mark II worth

PostBy: pa coal cracker On: Sat Aug 02, 2008 10:02 am

I just found one at a yard sale. I'm thinking I should buy it for 400.00, looks like new. Any comments. Thanks in advance.
pa coal cracker
 
Stove/Furnace Make: Harman
Stove/Furnace Model: MarkII and Mag Stoker

Re: What's a Mark II worth

PostBy: LsFarm On: Sat Aug 02, 2008 10:06 am

BUY IT NOW!!! A new one can't be bought until late December.. Maybe,, probably more like January.. A new one is around $1500. Buy it and if you don't like it you can sell it for a quick small proffit..

Don't hesitate,, it may be gone when you go back to buy it!!

Greg L

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Re: What's a Mark II worth

PostBy: pa coal cracker On: Sat Aug 02, 2008 10:36 am

Thanks LS, I just bought it. Here's my plan, I have a Mag Stoker on order it was supposed to be here in July, I didn't get it yet so I'm going to sit on the Mark II in case I have to use it .When I get the Mag I'll sell the Mark II, any idea what I should ask for the Mark II. Thank you so much, Craig.
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Stove/Furnace Make: Harman
Stove/Furnace Model: MarkII and Mag Stoker

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Re: What's a Mark II worth

PostBy: coalkirk On: Sat Aug 02, 2008 10:52 am

Post a picture of it including the grates. If in very good condition, I wouldn't sell it for less than 1,300.00.
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Stoker Coal Boiler: Harman VF3000
Coal Size/Type: antrhcite/rice coal

Re: What's a Mark II worth

PostBy: pa coal cracker On: Sat Aug 02, 2008 11:30 am

Sorry coalkirk I don't have the equipment to post pictures,thank you for the reply Craig.
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Stove/Furnace Make: Harman
Stove/Furnace Model: MarkII and Mag Stoker

Re: What's a Mark II worth

PostBy: CapeCoaler On: Sat Aug 02, 2008 11:41 am

Buying it for $400 you can not go wrong. In normal times a Mark II depending on condition would sell for 1/3 to 1/2 of the new stove price. I got my Mark II for $500, it came with 10 bags of good coal, it had 500 lbs of coal burned in it and it sat unused for a year! When/if things get back to normal you will at least break even. Most importantly you have a good coal stove on hand for this season!
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Re: What's a Mark II worth

PostBy: LsFarm On: Sat Aug 02, 2008 12:59 pm

Glad to hear you got it.. and I like your plan. At least now you can burn coal if Harman can't deliver your Mag Stoker this season.

I would think that if you put it on ebay, cleaned up to look new, [wipe down the interior to remove ash, paint it if needed etc] Then i would bring over $1000.

With All the stove manufacturers running 4+ months to deliver a new order, there will be a real seller's market this fall and early winter.. right after everyone pays for their first oil tank refill..

Greg L.
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