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Re: The Wonders of eBay
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Yeh, I didn't think the signature was very smart either. And, a US CoH flatsigned? --I don't think so. Auction is very short, but, again, not very highly priced I don't suppose. I've queried: no reply.

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Re: The Wonders of eBay
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What do you all think of this one? Very strange to me to see a 'flat signed' CoH out there. Signature looks almost good, but pretty dodgy, if you ask me. It's a bit too loopy for me to believe it is Christopher Tolkien's hand.

http://cgi.ebay.com/SIGNED-J-R-R-Tolk ... 5643e2a137#ht_2470wt_1163


Posted on: 2011/5/1 8:04


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Re: AbeBooks' Top 10 Most Expensive Sales in March 2011
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Eh, I think my method is easier. You don't need to worry about cancelling anything if you don't process the order through ABE at all.

Unlike eBay and Amazon, who make it very difficult for you to give your private email address to a buyer (in order to negotiate), ABE puts you onto private communication with a buyer the moment you use ABE's question function. I usually want to ask a seller something anyway, so naturally a discussion of price comes up after. After the item is sold the seller doesn't have to do anything but remove the listing from ABE; which is perfectly normal --they could have sold it at a book fair or something.

Plus, if you buy multiple items from anyone using any of the above sites, none of these really cope with postage adjustments for packing stuff together; not an unreasonable expectation for a buyer to have.

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Posted on: 2011/4/29 10:08
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Re: AbeBooks' Top 10 Most Expensive Sales in March 2011
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This is only if you have purchased the item through Abebooks.

The seller gets into trouble with Abebooks if they do not complete the order, however if the buyer cancels the order Abebooks can do nothing about it.

Posted on: 2011/4/29 7:00



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