Re: eBay Follies

Douglas Harding

I sold a bunch at the last NMRA meet in our area in the silent auction, with compatible couplers and metal wheels. I priced them at $1 apiece thinking someone new in the hobby or a kit could get a start. One of the used equipment dealers came through put the min bid down and got most of them as no one else bid. I didn’t make much, but they were gone.


Doug Harding


From: <> On Behalf Of Tim O'Connor
Sent: Saturday, March 6, 2021 2:37 PM
Subject: Re: [RealSTMFC] eBay Follies



You are familiar with the game of roulette? Well, sale prices on Ebay for us amateurs follow that pattern.
Mostly, you lose a little... and then every once in a while you hit it BIG.


On 3/6/2021 1:25 PM, Benjamin Hom wrote:

Tony Thompson wrote:

"So Ben, cruising the Internet for more good ol' Athearn Blue Box cars?"


Actually, trying to get rid of a bunch and doing pricing research as quick sales at local shows are off the table at the moment.  Plus I have way more than what I'll ever need as kitbash fodder.


Ben Hom


Tim O'Connor
Sterling, Massachusetts

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