Thanks to Roger for our picture challenge this week.
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He knew he had to have it as soon as he saw it.
It was in good condition so he expected it attracted a fair price, but knew it wouldn’t be cheap.
The stall holder saw his interest and mentally starting counting the dollars.
‘It’s in perfect working condition.’
‘I thought there were none left.’
‘And at three hundred bucks, a snip.’
‘The gramophone is three hundred bucks.’
‘I’m not interested in that. How much for the record?’
The seller was deflated and replied
‘Done!’ he said, carefully removing the needle from its surface and not believing his luck that the vendor had no idea about it being a collector’s item.