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2001 Nintendo Gamecube Super Smash Bros Melee Game

Submitted by Mike on January 2, 2019
Sale Price
$55.00
2001 Nintendo Gamecube Super Smash Bros Melee Game

My son got a new game system for Christmas so we went to trade our old system and games in for a store credit. The clerk pointed out to me that this game was of special value and I'd be much better off trying to sell it on eBay. Sure enough I sold it in a day for ten times the trade value. Of all people you would think I would know enough to check my own stuff. Sometimes the work to make that extra money isn't worth the effort and that's why we're here to help. 

Antique Art Deco 5 Petal Slip Shade Slag Glass Ceiling Fixture Light

Submitted by Mike on October 27, 2018
Sale Price
$540.00
Antique Art Deco 5 Petal Slip Shade Slag Glass Ceiling Fixture Lamp Light

Such a killer piece. We had initially found the petal shades at a customer house but the fixture was buried among hundreds of boxes which we didn't have time to look through. The owner promised to bring it in when found but I had very little hope she actually would. Months later she did and we made a nice sale! Funny thing is I saw an identical lamp sell for $375 and was tempted to put mine up at the same price but my instinct told me to 'let it auction' and I was pleasantly surprised! 

Mid Century Blue Green Acrylic Lucite Swag Hanging Pendant Box Lamp

Submitted by Mike on October 27, 2018
Sale Price
$80.00
Mid Century Blue Green Acrylic Lucite Swag Hanging Pendant Box Lamp

Yet another light we sold. When selling things on eBay, we are held accountable to the Nth degree which can be very frustrating. I gave the buyer a discount on this piece but then he complained about a blemish and wanted an additional discount. Over the years we've had a number of people abuse our accountability and at a certain point, I just have to ask myself: Is it worth $dollars to ruin my flawless reputation and will usually just give someone a credit or refund even if it's really not fair. 

Chinese famille verte rose table lamp vase

Submitted by Mike on October 27, 2018
Sale Price
$100.00
Chinese famille verte rose table lamp vase

Another old light we sold. This sat on my shelf for months before I got around to posting it as I wasn't sure if it would sell and shipping stuff like this is a pain. Again, anything old Chinese right now seems to be pretty hot. It pays to visit museums and learn fancy terms like 'famille verte' to help get items seen by the educated buyers.