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Old 05-29-2012, 03:36 PM   #1
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Hey everyone, my name is Kevin. I have been selling on ebay for awhile and have a decent feedback of 640. It looks like on 6/1 I will get the coveted Top-Rated Seller status...hope it helps as I really need it.

To get down to brass tax, I am recently unemployed and am looking to unload the rest of my inventory. I have about $2K of debt I am trying to get out of this summer and my cards are my best source of income right now. Did I also mention I am in the process of losing almost 200 lbs...I am 90 down and have 110 to go! Lot of life change happening.

The best of my inventory goes like this:
780 cards all of which are $4-$30 (almost all football/baseball) - These total almost exactly $5000 in condition-based BV. I am pretty realistic and would like to sell this group for 20-25% of book...or about $900-1200.

I know the industry is full of mostly people buying to re-sell, but am wanting advice...or even buyers. Is 20% even realistic on these? It stinks that I am getting TRS status on ebay just as all this is going down. I really don't have the capital to put these on there so I am hoping that some here would want to buy.

My other inventory consists of about 7,000 baseball/football cards that are all $1-$3. The total value on these is about $11,000. I would move these for less than 10% of book...somewhere around eight percent.

What does everyone think?
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Old 05-29-2012, 06:59 PM   #2
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Sounds like you have a ton of cards but it's going to be tough to get rid of the $1-$3 ones without creating some kind of lot to sell. The $4-$30 ones will sell on here I would imagine but you will need pics most likely. Maybe start off with your highest valued cards and go from there. I think a lot of people on here use Which is a nice way to easily display your cards to a lot of people quick. Any A.J. Green, Andy Dalton? Or Bengals/Reds then PM me with them and prices.

Obviously you will need to post something in the marketplace on this site in order to get them going. Good luck!
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Old 05-29-2012, 11:28 PM   #3
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Thanks for the insight. I would hope my $1-$3 would sell...eight percent of BV is insanely low.

I will PM you about Cincy cards.
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