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Virginity Sold After eBay Sale

A teenage Hungarian has sold her virginity to a British buyer who won a £200,000 bidding war. The sale was originally launched on the eBay forum, but was completed after the bidder and girl continued negotiations by email after the online auction giant discovered the nature of the transaction and pulled the plug. The 18-year-old girl, who identified herself only … Read more

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Visotronic Digital Alarm Clock Listed On eBay

Get yourself onto Goofbay’s free auction sniper right now to grab yourself this retro alarm clock. This Braun DN 50 Visotronic digital alarm clock by Ludwig Littmann is currently only £1.20 on the eBay forum! The design is over 30 years old, but it still looks fresh today. The L-shaped alarm clock was designed in 1975 by Littmann under the … Read more

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1960s Ertemide Bacco Bar On eBay

For fans of space age design, a 1960s Ertemide Bacco Bar by Sergio Mazza is available on the eBay forum for a juicy price right now. It was produced by Artemide between 1967 and the early 70s, it is a very distinctive design and made of moulded plastic. It is set on casters, with an inset glass top and it … Read more

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Buy Market Stall On eBay

A Welsh market stall owner is selling her collectables shop on the eBay forum to open an animal rescue centre at her home. Collectors Corner owner Christine Haveron, aged 46 from Wrexham, has had the stall in Chester Market for 14 years but she has now decided to put the specialist toy store up for auction for £49,000 to follow … Read more

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Chess Set Bargain On eBay

Love chess? Love midcentury design? Then you will love this chess set by Austin Cox. Goofbay’s eBay sniper detected this little find today. According to the seller, this set, which is up for auction on the eBay forum, is the smaller of the two modernist-inspired aluminum chess sets designed by Austin E Cox for Austin Enterprises and manufactured by the … Read more

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Give Landmines The Boot

Nobel Prize-winning charity Mines Advisory Group (MAG) has gained celebrity support from a host of celebrities for a clearance charity auction on the eBay forum. The charity draws attention to the part of the body most at risk to landmines and Give Landmines the Boot is a campaign from MAG to raise vital funds for humanitarian work clearing mines. Over … Read more

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Emmy Goodies On eBay

Front row seats for the Emmy Awards red carpet are now selling on eBay for $510 after eight bids in the charity auction which is to benefit the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Foundation. You can also be the first person to bid $250 for a script of “30 Rock”, which won Emmy’s best comedy series 2007, 2008 and … Read more

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Confessional On eBay Can’t Become Sauna, Church Rules

Now some Catholics may well work up a sweat whilst in confessional as they admit to things they shouldn’t have done, but Vienna’s archdiocese is ruling that the confession box up for auction on the eBay forum cannot be turned into a sauna. A confessional placed on eBay by a Vienna church undergoing renovations was described as ideal for conversion … Read more

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Chelsea Girls Poster

At the Goofbay blog, we love to report any cool findings from the eBay forum, and today we have another! OK, so it may be a bit pricey, but this iconic signed Alan Aldridge Chelsea Girls poster is one you will rarely see up for auction on eBay. In 1966, Chelsea Girls was an experimental underground film directed by Andy … Read more

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Vale-Rio Diner Up For Sale On eBay

A 60-year-old Phoenixville landmark in America has been put up for auction on the eBay forum. The Vale-Rio Diner, where regulars go for coffee, pie and conversation, was posted onto eBay on July 12th with an asking price of $250,000. Co-owner Francis J. Puleo said that he and his brother Richard J. Puleo had wrestled with what to do with … Read more

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