01/02/2020 at 9:39 am #72350RyanneKeymaster
- Location: Virginia
Post your What Sold video in the forum>>[See the full post at: What Sells On eBay: Vintage microphone, Oscillacope, Teac Remote, TV lamp, Discman, Models, Tumbler caddy, GE Clock Radio]
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01/02/2020 at 12:21 pm #72355LukastreasuretroveParticipant
- Location: Chevy Chase, MD
@Steve – ALways something in your sales that amazes me. I definitely would have passed over that Teac remote, especially when your research came up empty and you couldn’t identify the system it went to.
Continuing to have strong sales through the holiday season. This last week I expected to have things fall off, but people are still shopping. Always think that after Christmas sales must be the people buying themselves what they really wanted.
Sold this Victorian era scrapbook cover. I purchased the entire scrapbook at auction for $51. Scrapbook was in really bad shape, pages completely deteriorating from age, but the ephemera inside was still in OK shape, mostly advertising cards and greeting cards from the 1890’s and 1900’s. Have had a great time researching them and it has been quite an education. Cover was separated from the rest so I thought I’d throw it up and see if I’d get any bites. Took a month to sell for $19.95.
Biggest sale was this 1864 Confederate $500 note. This came with a stack of notes in an envelope in box of ephemera I purchased for $35. By far my best scavenge ever. This one sold for an offer of $400 on a list price of $549.95.
ALso sold this Civil War era 10 cent fractional currency note from the same envelope as the bill above. Was asking $34.95 and took an offer of $26.25.
I like selling old religious items and came across a table full of rosaries and religious medals. Pick up this Saint Benedict medal for $3. Priced it high at $74.95 and took an offer of $50.
Sold this vintage magnetic tape eraser that I was given by a neighbor $34.95 for full asking price.
Happy New Year everyone.2+
01/02/2020 at 1:51 pm #72361totommytoParticipant
- Location: Naples, Fl
Lucas, I used to love a cheap souvenir repro of that Confederate $500 note as a kid! It was kept in my ‘locked’ junk drawer of treasures.
Last week I sold a good bit of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle action figures that my 83 year old mother in law picked for me up north. It was my first smart phone guided pick, trying to contain my excitement when I learned the price for a big lot at a church sale was only $6.00. The figures worked out to about 10 cents each and at the end of the day, all should sell. Even loose, played with, and without weapons and accessories, some good prices were paid for these not too old toys. I did my research, and interesting to note is I almost lot many of them up for much less than I sold them for individually.
Cave Beast Bebop and his Bronto have a couple of accessories, sold for $140
Arctic Don is loose with no accessories yet sought after, sells for $81.
Shogun Shoate is missing armor pieces, yet is rare and sold for $121, shipped overseas for $50 more.
Black Belt Mike is a good one and shipped overseas, selling for $45.
Even a single weapon can bring nice money, these very played with and hard to find nunchucks for a 13″ Mike sold for $40.
Goofy, serious toys1+
01/02/2020 at 3:11 pm #72370LukastreasuretroveParticipant
- Location: Chevy Chase, MD
Yes, I was worried at first that some of the notes might be fakes, but fortunately they all are the real deal. I did get a forgery of George Washington’s signature in the batch, though. It’s posted for sale on my store.
Those are awesome sales for the figures. I picked up a lot of Thundercats and Masters of the Universe figures over the summer and those have been good sellers also, but I don’t think anything matched your Cave Beast.1+
01/02/2020 at 10:13 pm #72378SharynParticipant
- Location: Central NJ
Steve – If I remember correctly, Norman is the collie, and Bleu is the other dog (not sure of breed), correct? I love seeing them every week. Happy Birthday to Bleu!
One of my parents’ downsizing friends traveled a great deal when he was working (he is now retired). He accumulated a large number of USAir flatware. I’m not sure whether he grabbed them after a meal, or if they were given out as gifts. One guy purchased three sets from me. For each sale, he waited until I had printed a label before he purchased another set. I don’t know whey he wanted them shipped separately. He bought one set of 13 ABCO tablespoons and two sets of 10 SOLA tablespoons. Each were $28.
I have started listing 70s and 80s radios from the large lot I bought in September. I sold a Zenith AM/FM portable radio for $26 and a 1950s Motorola tube AM radio for $36. Each cost less than $3.
A friend gave me a vintage set of Carvel Hall knives, in nearly new condition, in a wood presentation box. It sold for $32.
01/03/2020 at 8:23 am #72386Steven SParticipant
- Location: South Dakota
Thanks Sharyn, Bleu is a smooth collie, same breed just short haired.
Love those radio sales, I’ll bet that Zenith with the box sold fast, it’s a desirable brand name.1+
01/03/2020 at 8:55 am #72388SharynParticipant
- Location: Central NJ
Listed on Dec 21, sold on Dec 22!1+
01/03/2020 at 5:14 pm #72425DoublythumbsParticipant
- Location: Hopedale, OH
Nice sale on that clock radio, Steven! And good on you for adding new purpose for that file holder too! That was clever. I made a few notable sales last week, but no home runs, unfortunately. Here’s a few highlights.
I’ve had this tiny bottle of Avon Persian Wood cologne listed for years. It was probably one of my oldest items still listed. I’m so glad it finally found a buyer. It came in a box lot of a few neat things that I paid $15 (each sellable item came to $2.50). It sold for $15.
It took me a minute to figure out what these were, but they’re glass furniture sliders made by Hazel Atlas. I paid .50 cents for them. I ended up getting $20 for the eight.
I love buying and selling these small parts tool cabinets. I see them somewhat frequently at yard sales and can usually get them for no more than a few bucks. They take some time to sell, but I was able to get $60 for this one. It didn’t have any brand name, but if it did (like Kennedy or Steelmaster), I could have gotten a bit more.
Here’s my big sale of the week. It’s a USO cartoon map of Hawaii designed by famous illustrator Ruth Taylor White. I acquired this along with a whole suitcase of WW2 ephemera for $70 (a bit steep but I’ve made 4x my money back already). If it wasn’t for doing vigilant research and finding one past sold, I would have just listed this for $15 and called it a day. But thankfully I found one that sold for $50, so naturally I listed mine for $60. It took a few months but it sold for full price.
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