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Selling Collectibles on eBay (Digital Short Cut)

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  • Copyright 2007
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-7686-6862-X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7686-6862-9

Of all the categories of products for sale on eBay, the collectibles category is both the largest and the most complex. If you're selling a particular type of collectible - from pinbacks to Pez dispensers - how do you effectively list your products for auction and maximize your sales and profits?

Selling Collectibles on eBay is a targeted, compact guide for all serious collectibles sellers. It offers instructions and advice for selling all types of collectibles, from trading cards and figurines to vintage comic books and glassware.

This Digital Short Cut skips the general information you find in most eBay books and goes directly to specific issues of interest to collectibles sellers. Selling Collectibles on eBay leads the collectibles seller through all the steps of a successful eBay sale, from obtaining and identifying collectibles to sell, to grading and authenticating items, to determining valuation and pricing, to photographing various types of collectibles, to creating a collectibles-appropriate auction listing, to packing and shipping fragile items, to dealing with various collectibles-specific issues. It even includes a massive listing of acronyms and abbreviations common to collectibles auction listings.

No matter what type of collectible you sell, you'll find much useful information in Selling Collectibles on eBay. Read it today - and increase your sales tomorrow!

Sample Content

Table of Contents

A Quick Look at eBay’s Collectibles Categories      5

Obtaining and Identifying Collectibles to Sell      11

Taking Items on Consignment      14

Preparing Collectible Items for Resale      16

Grading and Authentication     17

Determining Value and Pricing      22

Creating Collectibles Auction Listings     29

Photographing Collectibles      37

Packing and Shipping Collectibles      44

Advice for Specific Collectibles Categories      49

Dealing with Trademark Violations and Fraudulent Products     52

Collectibles Resources      53

Appendix A: Price and Reference Guides      58

Appendix B: Acronyms and Abbreviations     68


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