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Old 07-02-2015, 03:38 PM   #91
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29 people watching it, and I just got my opening bid this morning.

29 watchers! that's got to be good, right?
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Old 07-02-2015, 03:43 PM   #92
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You're as bad as me, Glatt!


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Old 07-03-2015, 07:44 PM   #93
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I would think that's good
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Old 07-05-2015, 12:09 PM   #94
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Well ??
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Old 07-05-2015, 03:48 PM   #95
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Hole in the ground, about 50 ft. deep, you get water from it; but, that's not important now. Glatt's helmet has a bid of US $124.59 with a little over 16 hrs. to go.
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Old 07-06-2015, 08:18 AM   #96
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$130.50. I thought it would get about $220. I probably timed it wrong with the holiday, or maybe I just don't understand the market or the desirability of my item as well as I thought I did.

Still, $130 is $130. Can't complain.
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Old 07-09-2015, 06:04 AM   #97
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Recently my reading comprehension is all shot to shit.
Limey can attest - I read on a menu in Arran "a bucket of fries" as "a bucket of frogs".

So you can forgive me for thinking you wrote "or maybe I just don't understand the market or the disability of my item".

But as you say, $130 is $130. I wouldn't sneeze at it. Well done.
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Old 02-08-2017, 03:28 PM   #98
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Ugh.

So I'm at work. And we have a case that I've been told I can "trash" all the old physical exhibits from. I have about a week to get rid of the materials before the space has to be emptied.

There are 70 large document boxes, and each box contains about 5 of these things. Of different types. It's the entire freaking collection.
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So now I need to decide if I want to just trash this stuff as instructed, or if I want to try to get it all home somehow and sell it all off on E-Bay. I don't have room in my house to store 70 boxes easily. They take up a lot of space.

So the pros are that this item I have pictured above sells for around $30-$50 each on eBay. And there are a LOT of them. I could make maybe $3,000-$10,000 selling them all.

The cons are that I need a freaking truck to get them all home. And I would need a place to store them, and it would take, I dunno, an hour to sell each one, once I got a rhythm going. That includes posting the item on eBay, packing it up, shipping it, and then tracking it. So I'd be filling our house with tons of crap and it would take me hundreds and hundreds of hours of work to get rid of all of the stuff.

I'd probably make around $20-$30/hr doing all this.

Is it worth it?

How do you walk away from a potential $10,000? But it's a huge hassle and a ton of work.

Oh, and did I mention there are thousands of these little figurines in blister packs? They go for a buck or two on eBay.
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Ugh!
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Old 02-08-2017, 03:29 PM   #99
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So what I did was I pulled together a small collection for my son. I figure he would enjoy some.
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Old 02-08-2017, 03:50 PM   #100
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Do you have to sell them individually?
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Old 02-08-2017, 03:51 PM   #101
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What address shall I have the truck sent to?
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Old 02-08-2017, 05:00 PM   #102
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Old 02-08-2017, 07:25 PM   #103
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donate them to a thrift store that knows what it's doing
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Old 02-08-2017, 07:35 PM   #104
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Whose name and extension shall my driver ask for at the desk?
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Old 02-08-2017, 07:56 PM   #105
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You didn't already throw them out, did you? Give 'em to UT, he's already got the eBay thing down solid.
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