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Collectible Fragrance SOLD on eBay – $769

by Griff on December 1, 2011

in Buying Tips,Top Collectibles On eBay

Some fragrance companies release very limited editions of special colognes or perfumes that usually sell out quickly. One example would be Tabaróme from Creed. Originally launched in 1875, Creed has, in recent years, limited production to low number special editions (and has stated with the last that there will be no future editions). Following the trusty [...]

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The Amazing World Of ACEO on eBay

Collecting ACEO (Art Cards Editions and Originals)

by Griff on October 11, 2011

in Buying Tips

eBay has been a locus for collectors of all types of items since its inception in 1995. If you can think of it and it’s collectible, it’s on eBay, and if it is small, easy to describe and photograph and easy to ship, it is tailor-made for selling and buying on eBay.  Trading cards for [...]

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Old Radios on eBay

Collecting Old Radios…on eBay!

by Griff on March 25, 2011

in Buying Tips,Selling Tips

In the roughly 90 years between the first simple build-it-yourself crystal radio sets of the 1920’s and today’s state of the art receivers and wireless internet radio, there were millions of actual radios manufactured in a incredible array of sizes, colors, and designs, all forming a rich mother lode for collecting. The collecting of vintage [...]

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Collecting Valentines on eBay

Collecting Valentines

by Griff on February 14, 2011

in Buying Tips,News & Events

There are two ways to collect Valentines. One is to receive them from your ardent admirers and the other is to buy them yourself, for yourself. Although we hope you are showered with the former, we’ll focus on the latter. Initially set aside in by the early Roman Catholic church to recognize a martyred priest [...]

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Vintage Polaroid Cameras on eBay

by Griff on January 21, 2011

in Buying Tips,Selling Tips

The original* Polaroid Corporation – the iconic, distinctly American brand that was synonymous with instant film photography for 60 years - recently slipped slowly and quietly into history after several unsuccessful attempts to compete against and then with the exploding digital photography market.  All of the camera and film manufacturing plants around the world were  shuttered, one-by-one and, save for [...]

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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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Welcome!!

by Ivanka on April 30, 2010

in Buying Tips,Just for Fun,News & Events,Q&A,Selling Tips,Uncategorized

eBay Collectors is more than a blog, consider it your headquarters for navigating eBay as a collector or dealer.  Our team posts about relevant eBay changes, buying and selling tips, and answers to your questions.  We wanted to have a way to communicate with and focus specifically on the eBay community that makes up the [...]

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