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£52k Bid On eBay For World Cup Final Ball

As reported right here on the Goofbay blog yesterday, the World Cup Final ball has been placed for sale on eBay, and it has sparked a bidding frenzy. By midnight last night, the price had soared from £99 to £52,100, with the auction ending at 5pm today. All the proceeds raised from the auction on the eBay forum will go … Read more

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Makers Of ‘Lightsaber’ Strike Back On eBay

A Hong Kong firm is using the force of the eBay forum to try and score some revenge on Star Wars makers LucasFilm. LucasFilm recently served a manufacturer of a hand-held laser with a cease-and-desist letter for selling an item it claimed was too close in resemblance to its trademark lightsabers from Star Wars movies. But the Hong Kong firm … Read more

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Twist In The LeBron James Pendant Story

The Goofbay blog has a strange twist to tell you in the story of the girl who ‘owned’ the LeBron James pendant which was be sold on eBay. The Ohio woman, who we reported yesterday said she paid $5 at a yard sale for the jewellery then discovered it was worth $10,000, says that it has now been taken from … Read more

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Snap Up World Cup Final Ball On eBay

Football fans and collectors are battling it out for a piece of World Cup memorabilia on eBay. According to the eBay forum, bids of more than £52,000 have been placed on one of the Jo’bulani balls used in Sunday’s final between Spain and Holland. Proceeds raised from the eBay sale will go to 46664, Nelson Mandela’s HIV / Aids education … Read more

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eBay Goes Down The Toilet

Goofbay is always scouring for eBay bargains, extraordinary sales or items that are just plain weird… But we may be about to get a piece of rock star paraphernalia thanks to Hell Yeah’s Vinnie Paul. The larger than life drum legend, who has been known for selling things on the eBay forum in the past, has revealed that he may … Read more

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LeBron James Pendant On eBay

Thinking it was just costume jewellery, Vaneisha Robinson bought a diamond studded pendant in the shape of LeBron James’ number 23 jersey at a yard sale four years ago. After noticing the diamonds were set in the same way as real ones, she became curious about the pendant’s value several months ago, and now she is set to make a … Read more

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Businessman Fined After Selling Fake Clothes On eBay

A court has heard how a businessman sold fake designer clothes on the eBay forum to pay off debts. Andrew Walker, aged 39, was caught when trading standards officers raided his home and industrial unit after a complaint from designer clothes firm Ted Baker. Father-of-two Walker, who claimed he honestly believed the goods were genuine, had seen his debts rise … Read more

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Cricket Club Want Your Items To Sell On eBay

A village cricket club is appealing for unwanted items to sell on the eBay forum so they can buy a state-of-the-art bowling machine. Whitburn Cricket Club says the new equipment will help get more youngsters interested in the summer sport. Paul Sculpher, aged 38 and club second XI captain, said: “We’re hoping to raise enough to pay for a bowling … Read more

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2008 Latigo CS On eBay

Goofbay’s eBay sniper has detected this collector’s item currently up for sale on eBay. Based on the BMW M6, this 2008 Latigo CS is currently available on the eBay forum following on from the prototype model sold in March. The Fisker Latigo CS is the second design from Fisker Coachbuild and was limited to only 150 worldwide. The electronic and … Read more

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eBay To Announce “Seller Release 3″

eBay is due to announce changes today in its third roll-out of seller updates for 2010, calling it “Seller Release 3.” Most of the changes due to be announced are expected to be launched between September 7th-13th. eBay will be making certain media and electronics categories free for sellers to list in during the holiday season, but is requiring that … Read more

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