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... this has to be a new high. Still, the eBay saving is good :roll:

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Free postage though, whatcha moaning about :lol:

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I have seen this a lot on ebay.

I think that sellers increase the price to a stupid amount when they have no stock left as I think it saves the seller fee's

A few months ago I saw something that would normally cost £2 being advertised at £3k

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ultimatehandyman wrote:
I have seen this a lot on ebay.

I think that sellers increase the price to a stupid amount when they have no stock left as I think it saves the seller fee's



Me too, I've been told it saves a re-listing fee: makes sense to me.

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You also see it on Amazon a lot from third party sellers. Probably for the same reason.


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