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Old 04-09-2018, 06:26 AM
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Default Why I will NEVER auction a high grade card ever again on Ebay!!

Two Diamond Stars. 1935 Red Ruffing SGC 7 $195 BIN. 5 days later, 1935 Red Ruffing SGC 7.5 $145 Auction. Half grade higher, $50 lower. And then had to pay 11% sellers fee on top of that!!! Ebay has seen the last .99 cent auction from me on my high grade finds!! Maybe the low grade stuff under $50 might be ok. The high grade stuff? Forget it!

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Old 04-09-2018, 06:27 AM
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Old 04-09-2018, 06:46 AM
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It looks like you bought it for $138.43 on March 23, and you sold it on April 8 for $141.50. I don't get your beef. You got your money back and you only held the card for 2 weeks. Personally, I'd be pretty relieved I got my money back.
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Old 04-09-2018, 06:52 AM
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Doesn't matter. Too many people use VCP as the Bible. I got a killer deal from Mile High. The $200 BIN was the right price. The $140 auction was the steal.

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Old 04-09-2018, 06:57 AM
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My guess is that if you switch to BINs, you will be back complaining that your cards aren't selling.
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Old 04-09-2018, 06:58 AM
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Peter, does my screen shot not prove ANYTHING to you? Does it not prove BINs are the way to go?
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Peter, does my screen shot not prove ANYTHING to you? Does it not prove BINs are the way to go?
It's one example in a world of cards, so no. I have listed many cards at what I thought were reasonable BINs and nobody even looked at them. Ebay completed auctions also don't always tell you the real, best offer price.
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Doesn't matter. Too many people use VCP as the Bible. I got a killer deal from Mile High. The $200 BIN was the right price. The $140 auction was the steal.
As a general rule, when someone I am talking to about buying a card say VCP, I move on.
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Doesn't matter. Too many people use VCP as the Bible. I got a killer deal from Mile High. The $200 BIN was the right price. The $140 auction was the steal.
Yeah, I agree it should have probably gotten at least $175. But the color on yours is a bit faded and the centering is off as well. And, except for Greenberg, Diamond Stars have not been a good investment the last few years.
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Two Diamond Stars. 1935 Red Ruffing SGC 7 $195 BIN. 5 days later, 1935 Red Ruffing SGC 7.5 $145 Auction. Half grade higher, $50 lower. And then had to pay 11% sellers fee on top of that!!! Ebay has seen the last .99 cent auction from me on my high grade finds!! Maybe the low grade stuff under $50 might be ok. The high grade stuff? Forget it!
As the great Yogi once said, "It's Deja Vu all over again". I would swear I have read this exact same post more than once before.
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