Tuesday, September 13, 2022

WHAT SOLD ON EBAY? FOURTH EDITION

Discover the fourth installment of my series, What Sold on eBay. This one from the first two weeks of September. Maybe you are just curious or maybe you are looking for ideas of what to sell on eBay.

Wondering what sold lately on eBay? Well, as always, the sales from my store have included an eclectic mix of new, used and vintage items. Welcome to the the fourth issue of my What Sold on eBay series. What follows are six items that sold from my store during the first two weeks of September, 2022. 

MY FAVORITE ITEM - A STEIFF SOCCER BALL


What sells on eBay? German manufacturer Steiff's pieces like this mohair soccer ball!

Favorites are always hard for me to pick but I liked this mohair Steiff soccer ball. It was manufactured by the famous German teddy bear company of the same name and was only one of a number of interesting Steiff pieces in my eBay store.  

See the rest of my Steiff collection on eBay by clicking here. There are no more balls but there are, as you might expect, a selection of teddy bears as well as a circus clown, an elephant, a camel, two egg cozies (yes, egg cozies) and even an adorable snowman. If you are looking for a small Steiff gift item perhaps to use as a stocking stuffer, I also have a number of felt Steiff elephant keychains. 

HIGHEST VALUE ITEM - A TORCHWOOD MINI-SERIES SET


Torchwood: The Complete Original UK Series was the highest priced item that sold in my store during this time period. This series was a popular British science fiction show that aired from 2006 to 2011. This boxed set was in excellent condition and complete. I never watched this program but now that I have handled and sold it, I will admit that I am curious about it. Have you seen it?

Torchwood The Complete Original UK Mini-Series

INTERNATIONAL SALE - A MINIATURE METAL BUG


SOLD. Little metal bug crawled off to a new home in France! Miniature bugs. They sell!

The cost of international shipping from Canada means that I do not sell many items beyond Canada and the United States. It makes sense then that my one international sale during this time frame was for this small metal bug. I have sold small metal bugs before and as it turns out, people collect bugs. Would you entertain the idea of collecting bugs?

LOWEST VALUE ITEM - A SEAGULL PEWTER BOOKMARK


This bookmark, though a handsome piece, had been waiting for quite awhile for the right person to come along and buy it and so, the price was greatly reduced and it was very affordable. I do sell Seagull Pewter items fairly often, though most of them do not sell at this low price point. 

Seagull Pewter pieces are designed and handmade in Nova Scotia. The company started with just three employees in 1978 and now employs over 360 people. It makes a wide variety of products and is a popular tourist destination. Find all of my Seagull Pewter items on eBay right now by clicking right here

NEW ITEM - A DISNEY CARS PLAY-DOH SET


Toys, lots of toys, even new ones are selling on eBay!


I sold a number of new items including this Disney Cars Lightning McQueen Play-Doh set. Someone, likely a little boy who loves the Disney movie Cars, will have hours of fun playing with this set. My boys would have loved it. Still might, actually. See all of my Play-Doh, including more of this fun set, on eBay by clicking right here.


OLDEST ITEM - A QUEEN ALEXANDRA 1902 MUG


Antique royalty items, like this 1902 Queen Alexandra mug, sell on eBay!

Queen Alexandra was the daughter of Christian IX of Denmark. In 1863, she married Edward VII and throughout her life, she called Marlborough House in London, Sandringham House in Norfolk, Buckingham Palace in Westminster and Windsor Castle in Windsor home. 

This item was a small, antique mug with a fairly simple outside design and a portrait of Queen Alexandra on the inside.  It was not in perfect condition but it was 120 years old. Interesting that people collected royalty memorabilia even as early as the 1900s. 

While this mug has been sold, you can find more royal family items here in my store.

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I hope you enjoyed this peek into my world on eBay. Want to see more? Visit my store, Treasures By Brenda, by clicking right here.

Brenda

QUICK LINKS:


What Sold on eBay? First Edition
From baby quilt to dipping bowls and chimney sweep, discover what sold from my store one weekend in October.

What Sold on eBay? Second Edition
From fanny pack to wind-up toy to knife block, discover what sold from my store one weekend in November.

What Sold on eBay? Christmas Edition
From Christmas ornaments to mugs and toys, discover the items that sold as Christmas was approaching.

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11 comments:

  1. You always find the most interesting and downright fascinating items for your eBay store, Brenda. As always, I really enjoyed your 'sold on eBay' stories.

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    1. Thanks, Elf. There's a world of unusual items out there and of course, a world of people who want them.

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  2. You certainly have a fun, eclectic store on Ebay, Brenda! Seeing what has sold is always very interesting. I love Steiff, so I am not surprised any Steiff item sells. However, I am not familiar with the series Torchwood (might need to find that & watch it) and I'm not a bug collector, but I can see how some would love them. Very interesting creatures for sure. Playdoh & collectibles have always been a favorite in our home too.

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    1. Thanks, Mouse. I enjoy discovering new items to learn about via my eBay store.

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  3. You have such an eclectic assortment on offer at your eBay store, Brenda! It's always interesting seeing which interesting and offbeat items appealed to shoppers enough to purchase them.

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  4. You just never know what people are interested in these days. People's collections are just so unique to each person and the reasons they collect are so varied. What an interesting and different bunch of items. Glad that they have someplace to find all these interesting things.

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  5. I enjoy reading this kind of information, thank you. It's fascinating to see what people are interested in. There's a market for everything!

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  6. Seeing what you have sold on ebay is always interesting. I do like the Steiff soccer ball and of course the teddy bears! The Seagull Pewter bookmark and other pieces sound interesting as well. Thank you for sharing !

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  7. I would think this is a good time to sell royalty collectibles. I do like that antique mug. Where do you find the items you sell?

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    1. I agree, the passing of Queen Elizabeth II has probably caused a lot of people to want to have a piece of royalty memorabilia or to expand upon their existing collections.

      I source in a number of places including consignment stores, thrift shops and local auctions.

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