It has been cropped from one of my pictures - I have reported it to Ebay - it will be interesting to see whether they pull the auction...
Hilary Stone, Bristol, England
> From: Ben Kamenjas <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Date: Fri, 22 Oct 2004 20:02:35 +1000
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: [CR]Re: stronglight 63 auction - may be a scam
> Hey List,
> I wrote ....
>> << Interestingly, his auction pic for the Stronglight 63 cranks looks
>> familiar and very unlike any of his other pics. >>
> Dale saw what I thought
>> Looks like a Hilary Stone photo!!
>> Dale Brown
>> Greensboro, NC
> I am reticent to publicly draw conjecture where I can't be 100%
> certain and I confess to being more of a sloth than a sleuth I can't
> help but to point out .....
> current auction
> Hilary's auction from a few weeks back
> The seller classicrh changed his ebay ID on Oct 04 04 the same day as
> he received feedback for purchasing a vintage cycling item of quite
> some value. The day before Hilary's auction (which I'm certain is the
> source for the current auction pic) ended. Till then the ebayer in
> question has feedback only as a buyer and for very small items (mostly
> stamps and postcards).
> I can't be certain but it appears someone may be trying to fill their
> sporran (account hijack?) or has listed an item using a swiped image
> and not pointing it out in the item description. Either way I would
> rather back Celtic football club amid their current woes than dip my
> fingers or toes in what looks like the murky waters of this auction.
> Hilary, sorry to draw you in here but can you confirm if the picture
> used in the above current auction is yours?
> Anyone wanna contact "Alain Lapierre" at firstname.lastname@example.org who
> signed off in his obnoxious response to Donald Gillies as
> "R" ????
> Stuff don't add up.
> Ben Kamenjas
> Sydney, Australia