Interesting eBay seller...

Discussion in 'Coin Chat' started by GH#75, May 17, 2020.

  1. Spark1951

    Spark1951 Accomplishment, not Activity Supporter

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  3. baseball21

    baseball21 Well-Known Member

    Assuming someone uses the cheapest way possible, a stamp is $55 cents. You then have to buy the envelope, if there was padding in it that is more even if just a sheet of paper. You need at least a pen to address it, then you have to drive to the post office to mail it which costs gas and mileage and time.

    Anyone selling things for under $3 on eBay is very likely losing money overall or making a couple cents especially if you get under $2
     
  4. -jeffB

    -jeffB Greshams LEO Supporter

    Have you messaged him to let him know about the omission?
     
  5. KSorbo

    KSorbo Well-Known Member

    The Borat profile pic is TMI... Because of it, nothing would surprise me coming from a seller using it. Has he listed any live goats from Kazakhstan? Or perhaps a turd in a plastic bag?
     
  6. Dashiell Love

    Dashiell Love New Member

    Ebay the marketplace for dried boogers and burnt toast
     
  7. longnine009

    longnine009 Most Exalted Excellency Supporter

    What is he doing wrong? If someone doesn't want to bid 99 cents on a 1983P nickel they are free to search rolls. Sixty cents shipping is laughable. If I buy just one token the seller will probably charge $2--$2.75 for a letter envelope and 11 5cent stamps.
     
    Last edited: May 18, 2020
  8. runninghorse1

    runninghorse1 Member

    Yes, this is my disguise for mailing coins too. And yes, minimum postage is $2.XX for 2 ounces to mail a "non-letter" which is a tiny bubble-lined envelope. The envelope itself is going to cost $0.25 to $0.30. So, for $3.00, you can mail one or two coins safely across the lower 48.
     
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