Ebay - you want how much for it???

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Re: Ebay - you want how much for it???

Post by koollectablz » 31 Jul 2018, 20:52

judomole wrote:
koollectablz wrote:
judomole wrote:complete run of Jinty 1974-1981

overpriced or not :?:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Jinty-job-lo ... =R40&rt=nc
At £5 an issue I should cocoa.
what would be a fair price :?:
For the whole run? I’d list it at £500 and if they went I’d be quite pleased.

Individual copies can sell for around a fiver but that’s mostly to people looking to complete a run or whatnot. If trying to offload a complete set you’ll only really sell to someone who has very few or none at all or to a dealer who’ll look to split and sell individually. Girls comics have changed in that they used to be pretty much worthless but they are still hard to sell.

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Re: Ebay - you want how much for it???

Post by judomole » 31 Jul 2018, 21:01

At £5 an issue I should cocoa.[/quote]

what would be a fair price :?:[/quote]
For the whole run? I’d list it at £500 and if they went I’d be quite pleased.

Individual copies can sell for around a fiver but that’s mostly to people looking to complete a run or whatnot. If trying to offload a complete set you’ll only really sell to someone who has very few or none at all or to a dealer who’ll look to split and sell individually. Girls comics have changed in that they used to be pretty much worthless but they are still hard to sell.[/quote]

ok thanks for the info :notworthy:

going back to the beano no1 I cannot understand why they did not list it at a much lower starting price(say £1000) but with a reserve price in case the bids did not go high enough in the end surely this would have generated more interest

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Re: Ebay - you want how much for it???

Post by koollectablz » 31 Jul 2018, 21:08

Well as I mentioned before I can only think that Phil was going on what the owner wanted.

I personally would have listed at 99p and see where it landed. Even listing it at a £10k start would have been fine. I wouldn’t have added a reserve though, nothing like a reserve to depress bidding. I think eBay should ban reserves and just say if you can’t sell something below a certain amount then just start it at that amount.

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Re: Ebay - you want how much for it???

Post by judomole » 04 Aug 2018, 17:38

judomole wrote:meanwhile someone who is completely over priced £998 :!: :!: :!:
has not even got the dust jacket :lol:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Good-By-Auth ... beano.TRS0

a fair price for perfect copy £10
and now dandy no words required

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/The-Dandy-Su ... SwBnZbKSgU

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Re: Ebay - you want how much for it???

Post by judomole » 11 Aug 2018, 08:53

just for fun any guesses as to the final price :?:
it has gone from 99p to £200 in a day

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Commando-com ... SwMbRbYePp

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Re: Ebay - you want how much for it???

Post by Adam Eterno » 11 Aug 2018, 09:15

judomole wrote:just for fun any guesses as to the final price :?:
it has gone from 99p to £200 in a day

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Commando-com ... SwMbRbYePp
I’ll say £800

**edited - I've had a closer look at the condition of the comic and it may go for less than the £800 that I thought.
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Re: Ebay - you want how much for it???

Post by blaing » 11 Aug 2018, 11:21

I would go for a bit closer to £1,000, but things can change so quickly in auctions.

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Re: Ebay - you want how much for it???

Post by judomole » 16 Aug 2018, 08:52

judomole wrote:just for fun any guesses as to the final price :?:
it has gone from 99p to £200 in a day

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Commando-com ... SwMbRbYePp
with two and half days to go it is now up to £410

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Re: Ebay - you want how much for it???

Post by Adam Eterno » 18 Aug 2018, 21:20

The Commando #1 went for £700 which was about right for the quality of the issue I think

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Re: Ebay - you want how much for it???

Post by judomole » 18 Aug 2018, 21:21

judomole wrote:
judomole wrote:just for fun any guesses as to the final price :?:
it has gone from 99p to £200 in a day

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Commando-com ... SwMbRbYePp
with two and half days to go it is now up to £410
jumped from 420 to £695 + 9 p&p in the last minute

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Re: Ebay - you want how much for it???

Post by Adam Eterno » 25 Aug 2018, 16:33

The seller has some great comics but at whet cost! https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Dan-Dare-Eag ... Y&LH_BIN=1

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Re: Ebay - you want how much for it???

Post by stevezodiac » 28 Aug 2018, 18:07

Just seen someone selling issues 1-11 of The Bog Paper for £900.00. Ok if you're flush I suppose. Anyone paying that much must be round the bend, the S bend.

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Re: Ebay - you want how much for it???

Post by judomole » 31 Aug 2018, 10:46

And here we go again from the 1940's no from 1995

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/14-Original- ... SwF25bEQUx

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Re: Ebay - you want how much for it???

Post by SID » 31 Aug 2018, 13:20

Adam Eterno wrote:At least you can make an offer! https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Uk-Spellboun ... t&LH_BIN=1
I like it that the seller will charge extra for delivery over 25 miles.
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