Section 2. Obtaining and Identifying Collectibles to Sell

To sell collectibles, you first have to have collectible items to sell. As a collector, you no doubt have established channels for obtaining the items you collect. You should continue to pursue these channels for your eBay sales.

Chances are you already obtain items for your collection from other collectors; you buy some items, you sell some items, that's the way collecting works. But when it comes to ramping up your eBay sales, you probably don't want to limit your purchasing to the collector's market, however.

The key is to pick up items of value to collectors from people who don't necessarily have the same level of interest—and who value those items for far less than would a serious ...

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