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Unique Poker Bracelet Sells On eBay

People turn to eBay for all sorts of bargains, however recently it seems a one of a kind item was sold on the site which has stirred up lots of publicity. T.J Clouter, the World Series of Poker bracelet holder and professional poker player, pawned his 2005 WSOP bracelet which was recently auctioned on eBay by Plano pawn shop. A WSOP … Read more

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30 Second Loo Break Costs Dad £500

A 30 second trip to the loo ended up costing one Dad £500 as his young boy used his iPhone to bid on eBay. James Hilton, 30, had been looking at signed books and similar items on his phone and left it on the sofa to pop out to the loo. While he was gone his four-year-old boy Benji picked … Read more

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Coldplay Auction Raises Quarter Of A Million For Charity

Coldplay’s End Of Decade Clearout Sale on eBay has raised a grand total of £251,482 for charity. The band put up loads of old instruments, costumes and lots of other memorabilia on the auction website over Christmas. Chris Martin, Jonny Buckland, Guy Berryman and Will Champion saw their items attract some frantic last minute bidding.  Six of the items they … Read more

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eBay Reunites Gran With Long Lost Cornet

A Gran went on to eBay to buy a Cornet, and found the childhood instrument she sold in 1968. Brass band member Cynthia Godley, aged 66, recognised the distinctive box for the item she originally bought for £10 when she was aged 12. The instrument dates from the 1800s, and Cynthia, who lives in Dorset, played it in five orchestras … Read more

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Beachball Scores £400 On eBay

The infamous beachball that ‘scored’ a goal past Liverpool for Sunderland has sold on eBay for more than £400. The red inflatable ball deflected Sunderland striker Darren Bent’s shot past scouse goalkeeper Pepe Reina to give Sunderland a 1-0 win last month. After the incident, the stewards gave the ball to spectator Callum Bate, aged four.  His dad Wayne, aged … Read more

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£450 Truck Sells On eBay For £20k

A vintage vehicle fanatic sold a lorry for a hefty £20,000 after he bought it for just £450. Ally Sutherland, aged 69, spent five years restoring the old fish truck before putting it up for auction on eBay. The canny pensioner made a huge profit on the truck when it was snapped up by a transport museum in Australia.  A … Read more

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‘Annoying’ Gran Put Up For Auction

An ‘annoying’ gran was put up for auction on eBay after her granddaughter had grown ‘tired’ of her. Zoe Pemberton, aged 10, from Essex, put her 61-year-old nan Marian Goodall up for auction and hoped to get ‘just 99p for her’. In the joke listing the youngster described Mrs Goodall as ‘rare and annoying and moaning a lot’ but she … Read more

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Dream White Wedding Bought For £51 On eBay

A strapped-for-cash couple managed to buy their dream white wedding for just £51 on eBay. Colette Palin, aged 25, scooped the amazing prize after a hotel put the wedding up for auction after a last-minute cancellation.  The sales rep had dreamt of making her marriage vows to civil engineer Lee Clark, 34, at a lavish bash with family and friends … Read more

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Bid For Deathbed Next To Marilyn

Movie fanatics have the chance to bid to lie next to movie legend Marilyn Monroe forever. The crypt above the Hollywood beauty’s final resting spot in Los Angeles is being auctioned on eBay starting at £300,000. Widow Elsie Poncher currently owns the plot, but she wants to pay off the £1 million mortgage on her Beverly Hills home. Poncher plans … Read more

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£170 For ‘Souvenir’ Jacko Ticket

Michael Jackson fans who chose to keep their ‘souvenir’ ticket stub for the O2 Arena concerts rather than get a refund are cashing in on eBay. Fans have placed the stubs on eBay for as much as £170 each, £100 more than the original price for a seat. Tickets for the 50 This Is It concerts at the O2 sold … Read more

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