Who still owns a bus they bought before prices went mental?

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Who still owns a bus they bought before prices went mental?

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I bought Ruby in 2002 for £700. Doesn't look like you get much for that kind of money these days. Is anyone else out there in long ownership land?
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bought mine in 1990 a complete wreck for £200. got it on the road in 1998. still rolling. part of the family now.

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I bought my first bus in 2001 for £3500.

There is no way I could afford one today.
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Bought our 15 window for £6000 in 2004, already on the rise, bit daft now!
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Bought mine in 2002 for £6700 or £6900 can't remember without checking. I tried to haggle as any good Jewish boy would but the reply was "you didn't just drive 300 miles not to buy it" :lol:
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bought my 57 rhd for 750 quid ten years ago

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I bought mine (15 window) in 2002 and shipped it from Australia to UK in 2003 - all for £6k (give or take a few quid)

I had also bought a 66 13 window whilst out there for about 2k iirc - plan was to ship that back too but had nowhere to park it so didn't bother :-/

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Bought mine in September 2001. Although it was still £4k. Not that cheap for the time and probably not the best bus I could have got for the money, But I was desperate to get one and it fitted the bill.
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2013 paid £3400 uk RHD 67 Devon.

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Bought this in 1987 for £50. Picture was taken after we had done a little work (spent about £250ish to get on road), short sill, outriggers and kingpins was all that was required for MOT and on the road. When this picture was taken we were about to use Rosie for our first main holiday with her a two week camp in Wales.
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Bought mine in 1994 for £2600 (A bit much at the time but it was RHD and a runner but had many "secrets" to reveal,like new panels welded over rust...well you live and learn :roll: )

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Yep bought my bus in May 2000 after I sold my 72 bay window I'd had for 3 years.

Bought it for £3600, been through two restorations!!
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I think i bought mine in 2004 a rust free dd panelvan for £4800 it was on the road in primer with no interior in the back . I wouldnt pay whats being charged for them now its silly . I am considering selling to buy a yacht lol
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You should probably ask what kind of condition those Buses were in too.

Bought our '62 in 1996 for £1850 but it needed sills and a bit of welding etc

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yes bought our 67 in 1997, and bought our 54 samba in 2001
still got them and love em. :D
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