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Old 04-13-2017, 09:38 PM
callou2131 callou2131 is offline
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Originally Posted by perezfan View Post
After you pay eBay's basic listing fees, final value fees, PayPal fees and such, you'll see it all adds up. If you set a reserve, it jumps even more. The differences between eBay's fees and the AH fees can be very minimal if you negotiate properly.

Plus, you won't have the worries of doing the write-ups, uploading photos, dealing with unfounded disputes and deadbeat buyers. To me, the auction houses are just easier and better. EBay's only real advantage is the speed in which you get paid. But to each his own
There are many consigners on ebay that charge a much lower price because they have already negotiated a deal with ebay.
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Old 04-14-2017, 01:43 AM
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I've been looking at consigning a few items and have found the process of picking an auction house and/or negotiating with them a real challenge. I had some Jackie items that were "extras" that I sent to Goldin for their Robinson auction but other than that would love input on how to choose and what are reasonable rates to negotiate (based on the value/scarcity/appeal of the items). If anyone has advice and wants a concrete example, I consigned the 1947 Dodgers baseball to Goldin (Jackie RC season) and the standard buyers premium there is 15%...
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Old 04-14-2017, 01:46 AM
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Another option is sending your items to Jim Stinson or Rich Simon for an agreed upon price. Two high integrity people of a dying breed
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Old 04-14-2017, 09:44 PM
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If you're in no rush to sell them, price them out and put them on the BST.
I've sold many an item on there and have never been disappointed.
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