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My Tenyo on eBay

Postby Angelo Carbone » March 17th, 2013, 7:15 pm

I have put up my duplicates for sale on eBay. My listing is here:

http://tinyurl.com/69qr72q

I have plenty more but mainly of the specialised ones rather than the T numbers.

I will consider trades and will remove an item off eBay if necessary.

As for what I am looking for here is my list:

T- 009 Funny Dog
T- 045 Break-away Fan
T- 043 Invisible Man
T- 044 Magic Coaster
T- 047 Astro Coin
T- 064 Melting Loop
T- 086 Ultra Tube
T- 100 Two into One Rope
TC- 01 Paddle Parade Collection
TC- 02 Die-abolical Box, The

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Re: My Tenyo on eBay

Postby Angelo Carbone » March 18th, 2013, 6:49 pm

I have relisted Wild Wallet as I realised it is the leather version I have to sell.

Also removed Floral Fantasy as sold it privately.

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Re: My Tenyo on eBay

Postby Richard Kaufman » March 18th, 2013, 6:57 pm

A leather Wild Wallet? :) Someone is going to be very happy.
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Re: My Tenyo on eBay

Postby Tom Leyland » March 18th, 2013, 7:19 pm

Leather Wild Wallet is TOUGH to find!! :shock:

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Re: My Tenyo on eBay

Postby Richard Kaufman » March 18th, 2013, 8:23 pm

You need to bid, Tom.
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Re: My Tenyo on eBay

Postby edshern » March 18th, 2013, 9:18 pm

Leather Wild Wallet!

I think we found our next contestant for "Guess That Tenyo Price"

Will add it in a new posting soon.

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Re: My Tenyo on eBay

Postby MrWizard » March 19th, 2013, 4:00 pm

:shock: Leather Wild Wallet :mrgreen:
That will fetch mucho dinero amigo!
Get out your real wallet boys. ;)

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Re: My Tenyo on eBay

Postby Angelo Carbone » March 19th, 2013, 7:25 pm

£125

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Re: My Tenyo on eBay

Postby Richard Kaufman » March 19th, 2013, 7:52 pm

With 8 days to go, it's already at $138.99!
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Re: My Tenyo on eBay

Postby Angelo Carbone » March 19th, 2013, 7:56 pm

I think i have the English version of the wild wallet book. If i find it i will throw it in seeing as it is a high prices item now. Will look for it tomorrow and update here.

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Re: My Tenyo on eBay

Postby edshern » March 19th, 2013, 8:19 pm

WAIT,,, stop the bidding.
I haven't started the contest yet.

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Re: My Tenyo on eBay

Postby Angelo Carbone » March 19th, 2013, 8:24 pm

Hurry up then! :lol:

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Re: My Tenyo on eBay

Postby Patter » March 22nd, 2013, 3:44 pm

Why are your pictures on ebay so small? Many of the Tenyo sellers have large pictures that you can zoom in on and see the details. They also provide multiple images. I think this is important if you are selling used items. For instance your Crossroads, it is hard to see the condition of what you are selling with the single picture you provided. Plus you are using so much of the picture area to show things that are not as important as the prop. I think you are losing possible bidders because of the lack of information.

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Re: My Tenyo on eBay

Postby Richard Kaufman » March 22nd, 2013, 4:33 pm

Patter, I think bidders already know what they're looking for.

Also, I believe eBay charges more to use more images. I think that the prices Angelo's items will sell for will speak for themselves.

Photos perfectly fine.
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Re: My Tenyo on eBay

Postby Angelo Carbone » March 22nd, 2013, 4:52 pm

Fair points Patter.

As Richard said, I presumed that bidders know what the item looks like. Valid point about condition. Some of these Tenyo items were released years ago so will never be in perfect condition. I think for collectors it is important to own a missing item regardless of condition. Some of mine are not in great condition but I am glad I have them nonetheless.

However I do mention if something is quite not right in the ad.

As for multiple photos, eBay and PayPal swallow up so many fees. I have no idea when I list something for 99p how much extra it will go for.

Next time I will think a bit more about the composition of the photo. Thanks for the heads up. :D

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Re: My Tenyo on eBay

Postby MrWizard » March 22nd, 2013, 5:12 pm

I don't know what the ebay rules are where you live but you can add in some categories up to 12 pictures with picture pack it is free. Go check it out it is not too late add pictures as an amendment to your listing even if it has bids I believe.

Enhanced picture options are Zoom and Enlarge. These options depend on the size of the pictures you provide. For best results add pictures that are more than 1000 pixels in height or width.

Plus if you list items with simple html you can link as many pictures as you want. I have listed 25 pictures one time. No charge at all if you use the html listing it is simple and you are not limited to using the boring ebay stock format. And can add and change them remotely off ebay by renaming new pictures with that same name. :)

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Re: My Tenyo on eBay

Postby Patter » March 22nd, 2013, 7:11 pm

"Patter, I think bidders already know what they're looking for. ... Photos perfectly fine."

I totally disagree with this, especially since I am a potential bidder and I will not bid on the Crossroads or the Wallet since I cannot see the condition. Getting the item is one thing, but getting them in good condition is important as well. As the condition of the item effects the price. If the item is worn or slightly damaged then it will not sell as well. Both of the items I mention have issues with condition, especially the gimmick with the Crossroads.

"Also, I believe eBay charges more to use more images. I think that the prices Angelo's items will sell for will speak for themselves."

I don't know what it is where Angelo if from, but here in the US in the Magic section of Ebay (it is different by section) you can add 12 very large pictures for free and the listing is free as well as long as it is NOT a Buy It Now. And Mr. Wizard is correct, you can add pictures even if the auction is going on and even if bidders have bid.

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Re: My Tenyo on eBay

Postby Angelo Carbone » March 22nd, 2013, 7:21 pm

All valuable info. I don't sell a lot on eBay so all good info. Thanks.

FYI I use ebay uk. First photo free, other you pay. There are listing fees even if it is auction.

I also upload hi res images but they are always down scaled.

I do mention in the description that the wallet is in great condition with no scratches and the straps are tight. Maybe you missed that bit. ;-)

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Re: My Tenyo on eBay

Postby Patter » March 22nd, 2013, 7:42 pm

Yes I did notice your comments, but as they say "a picture says a thousand words"

That has never been truer than on ebay.

We are lucky here in the US the ebay fees seem move inviting to list an item.

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Re: My Tenyo on eBay

Postby stereo » March 22nd, 2013, 8:12 pm

It's more that 5$ of fee per item if you want to use gallery plus, pack photos, and big size photos...
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Re: My Tenyo on eBay

Postby MrWizard » March 22nd, 2013, 8:36 pm

Angelo

Go do a test run on ebay just like you are going to list something choose the html tab for description. Play with it you don't need to know anything about html to use it. It has basic instructions and has buttons that enter the html tags for you.

Click the preview button to see what it looks like when you enter something. Font size and color have be changed to any size in any line anytime.

Pictures can be placed in any part of the description you would like it to be. Very cool and makes a pleasing listing. And ALL pictures are free! You can jamb it full and best part you can change them anytime or add more never using ebay's picture service!

You just pay for the first one that goes into the gallery for search maybe it is free here. When done just click cancel and leave if you just want to test it out. I highly suggest you learn the html listing it is worth it big time.

The way to get huge free pictures is upload them to any free service like photo bucket and where it says get direct link copy and paste that into your ebay html. Or if you have any free space with internet provider just use a simple FTP program to upload them there and paste that link.

If you have any questions you can PM me or email me I will be glad to help you out. I only list using html so I got this. :mrgreen:

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Re: My Tenyo on eBay

Postby Tom Leyland » March 23rd, 2013, 2:07 am

Patter wrote:Why are your pictures on ebay so small? Many of the Tenyo sellers have large pictures that you can zoom in on and see the details. They also provide multiple images. I think this is important if you are selling used items. For instance your Crossroads, it is hard to see the condition of what you are selling with the single picture you provided. Plus you are using so much of the picture area to show things that are not as important as the prop. I think you are losing possible bidders because of the lack of information.


There is nothing wrong with Angelo's photos IMO. People STILL often sell items on eBay WITHOUT photos. PayPal protects the buyer so well now it's very difficult anymore for a buyer to be shafted (PayPal buyer protection goes a long way in this). Further, eBay changed the feedback system to where sellers can't leave negative feedback for buyers. This greatly raised the stakes for sellers to make their customer's happy or run the risk of receiving poor feedback.

I believe your concerns are misplaced. Angelo Carbone is a well known magician and Tenyo creator/collector of high regard who frequents this forum and others. You can't get much more reputable than that.

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Re: My Tenyo on eBay

Postby edshern » March 23rd, 2013, 3:14 pm

Carbone Who?

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Re: My Tenyo on eBay

Postby Angelo Carbone » March 23rd, 2013, 6:06 pm

Watch it Ed. I have Italian blood and connections with the magic mafia ;)

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Re: My Tenyo on eBay

Postby Tom Leyland » March 23rd, 2013, 6:14 pm

Angelo Carbone wrote:Watch it Ed. I have Italian blood and connections with the magic mafia ;)


Angelo, that makes two of us!! My Mother is full blooded Italian and my Father is Irish/English :mrgreen:

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Re: My Tenyo on eBay

Postby Angelo Carbone » March 23rd, 2013, 6:59 pm

Both my mother and father are Italian, although I was born in London.

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Re: My Tenyo on eBay

Postby Richard Kaufman » March 23rd, 2013, 7:51 pm

Don't monkey with Angelo. He has friends.
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Re: My Tenyo on eBay

Postby Tom Leyland » March 23rd, 2013, 9:44 pm

Richard Kaufman wrote:Don't monkey with Angelo. He has friends.


Exactly!

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Re: My Tenyo on eBay

Postby edshern » March 24th, 2013, 11:11 am

Angelo Carbone wrote:Watch it Ed. I have Italian blood and connections with the magic mafia ;)

Richard Kaufman wrote:Don't monkey with Angelo. He has friends.


I miei amici italiani,

conoscere la mia famiglia:

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Mi chiamano Big Ed

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detto abbastanza?

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Re: My Tenyo on eBay

Postby Q. Kumber » March 24th, 2013, 11:38 am

Angelo, and anyone else outside of the US.
If you are selling internationally it is best to use ebay.com
If you are selling locally use the ebay if your country.


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