July 2010

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Marilyn Monroe’s $57k Dress and Other Top Sold Items – June 2010

by Ivanka on July 31, 2010

in Just for Fun

One of the most fascinating items that sold in June was a floral print rayon dress worn by Marilyn Monroe in her last production, Something’s Got To Give (1962), which was never released.  It came from the Estate of Richard Wilson, a widely respected collector and dealer in movie, celebrity and political memorabilia. The auction [...]

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eBay On Location – Chicago

by Ivanka on July 9, 2010

in News & Events

It’s a gorgeous day in Chicago and you can feel the excitement of eBay on Location at the Hilton on Michigan Ave.  Like we did in Dallas, we sat down and talked with over 30 Collectibles sellers throughout the two days to hear how their business is doing and learn what issues or concerns they’re having. What [...]

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Search While You Sleep

by Ivanka on July 8, 2010

in Buying Tips,Q&A

One of our best-loved features is “Saved Search.”  It essentially searches for you while you sleep–if something gets listed within the parameters you set, eBay will send you an email alert. Let’s use one of my favorite searches as an example…cloisonne by Fabienne Jouvin.  The items I want rarely get listed on eBay so I’ve [...]

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How to Find Events in Your Area

by Ivanka on July 1, 2010

in News & Events

We at eBay are big fans of CollectorsWeekly.com and really admire what Dave Margulius and his team are doing.  They recently launched a new events feature on their website which tracks local antique, vintage, collector, and museum events.  Find out what’s going on in your area and feel free to add an event yourself (it’s [...]

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Learn What Sells on eBay

by Ivanka on July 1, 2010

in Uncategorized

There are two eBay Pulse sites (why, I don’t know).   But here’s how I use each of them: Old Pulse: this one is my “go to” Pulse because I can drill down into the deepest sub-categories and see what the popular searches and most watched items are. Example:  under Pottery & Glass > Pottery [...]

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