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01-21-2007, 08:55 AM   #1
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Suggestions for that auction site?

Hey gang,

I'm planning on selling a few items on eBay and was trying to decide whether to lump them together into a package, or to sell them individually. Usually, I separate the items, but all these things are fairly low value items (a 135, a 400 mirror lens, an old Pentax flash, and an old 2x teleconverter). I was thinking they might make a better package for a new camera owner.

Opinions on whether to sell them individually or together?

Mo - if this breaks the rules about auctions then please delete and accept my apologies.

01-21-2007, 09:13 AM   #2
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do it separate, you never know how much one will pay for one item...

start low....and be descriptive as possible...
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I agree with Jon . . . generally, better to sell individually . . . you can always point out that you have other items for sale, will combine shipping, etc.

I also am going to be selling some of my lenses . . . to help pay for my Bigma which will arrive tomorrow. I was thinking that, before I post them on an auction site, I wuold post a list in the for sale section here to give some of our fellow members first shot.

Just a thought . . . good luck.
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I've always had much better results parting stuff out rather than lumping it together.

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Okay, separate listings it is. That's always been my method anyway, but I guess I was lazy this time.

Oh, and I didn't know we had a For Sale section here. I'll check that out.
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Generally I find that splitting up the items will get the most cash. Also means a bit more hassle though I guess...

The exception is a camera body and kit lens, I find you get more to sell them together.. People don't seem to like to buy bodies without lenses and kit lenses generally get very little by themselves..
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