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Old 01-14-2021, 12:40 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Default Re: Exorbitant prices on ebay

Originally Posted by Adrian View Post
Some people still don't understand how auctions work! If they put the starting price at that which they paid for the model, it would be far more attractive to bidders, rather than putting it at what they think it should make. Even putting it slightly lower will start a bidding war, if several people think they might have a bargain. Just putting it at a ridiculously high price is sheer stupidity as it will not attract any bidders and the stubborn seller will just keep listing and relisting with no sale,.

Thank you. Someone else who sees it too. There was a Gemini Delta 767 that went for like $1300 a week or two ago. The starting bid was a normal bid. That guy is on Facebook and he said the buyer paid and was happy. I say good for him to get $1300. If you can get it then you can get it! But then I did immediately laugh at everyone who put a buy it now at $1300. I guess not everyone else can see the difference but oh well.
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