What’s it worth?

   I hear and read those words far too often. Next to the over used “RARE” attached to everything on eBay, the phrase “What’s it worth?” is my number two pet peeve of collecting. Over the years, I have collected, sold, re-bought, flipped, and re-re-bought so many things. People would ask me how much something they […]

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eBay Tip

   Try to avoid checking out the sorting method “Time Ending Soonest” first in your item searches. You will feel less pressure to bid in haste if you check out the “Newly Listed” items first. Sometimes you can find some great (buy it now) deals that you would normally miss by getting caught up in some emotionally charged, last moment bidding war. You […]

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6 Theories for Crazy Online Collectible Listings

   Have you ever noticed the crazy listings on Ebay. For example I found a Luke Skywalker (1978) in HORRIBLE condition. The seller wanted a starting bid of $40 (US). $40? Is all that Yellowing actually Gold?    What a piece of Junk. I wouldn’t even pay point five past $8.99 for this. Now, to […]

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Observation: Just because it is “old”…

   This really gets old for me when I am out and about or surfing for bargains… Just because something is more than ‘X‘ years old and is from brand ‘Y‘ does not automatically make it worth ‘Z‘. Honestly, we’ve all seen this at some point in our travels.    Something catches our eye, we pick it up and examine it […]

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