Monthly Archives: February 2015

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Buying and Selling Classic Cars – Know Your Car’s Condition

It’s often said that beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and that you can’t possibly put a price on love. But when it comes to buying and selling collector items like classic cars sentimental value is hardly the coin of the realm. If you’re placing an ad on a classified site, or looking […]

1964 Ferrari 250 LM Coupe Sold For $9,625,000

2015 Scottsdale Auto Auction Recap

Another year has come and gone for the highly anticipated Scottsdale Auto Auctions, and 2015 did not disappoint. While the numbers from last year’s events were amazing, all the data from this year’s auctions shows an increase in every category: more cars sold, higher sales amount for individual lots, and more money made cumulatively across […]

Andy Warhol's Mao To Be Auctioned At Christies

Auction Types and How They Work

There was once only a single way to participate in an auction, and that was by showing up to a live event and raising your paddle or calling your bid out loud. With the advent of online and remote auctions, there are now several ways for bidders to participate, and a growing number of auction […]

1952 Topps Mickey Mantle PSA 5: $25,300

Buying Collectables Online – Know Your Grading

Some of the most popularly bought and sold items on the web are collectables – sports cards, coins, comic books, and many other lesser known pieces. Like any other highly specialized base of knowledge, there are those who spend years learning the intricacies of what separates top grade collectables from their inferior counterparts. While you […]

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Financial Heartbreak – Beware Valentine’s Day Scams

In past posts, we’ve discussed how certain seasons – the holidays and Black Friday specifically – can be a nightmare when it comes to the prevalence of online scams and fraud. While November and December are obvious months when online shoppers should keep their guard up, in recent years there has been a significant uptick […]

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Buying a Used Rifle

Websites like GunBroker.com have made it incredibly easy to buy and sell firearms of all types online. While these sites do an excellent job of monitoring and vetting users, if you’re new to online auctions and classified listings the process can be a bit daunting. The tips below can be a great help for buyers […]

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How to Safely Buy and Sell Online

Selling personal and commercial items online is a great way to open up your goods to an enormous audience. Online buyers also have the advantage of shopping through millions of products from the comfort of their couch or office chair. While there is tremendous opportunity for both parties, how can you safely complete a transaction […]