Goofbid eBay Blog

July, 2010

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

eBay & Microsoft To Work Together On Cloud Computing Platform

eBay have announced they are to work together with Microsoft on a cloud computing platform. The announcement means eBay, along with Dell, Fujitsu and HP are the first partners to utilise Microsoft’s new Windows Azure cloud computing platform. It is widely believed that eBay will integrate Windows Azure into two of its data centres to boost its services and speed … Read more

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Pekar’s Comic Memorabilia Hits eBay

After his passing away yesterday morning, more and more of famed comic book author Harvey Pekar’s work is being listed for sale on the eBay forum. Pekar passed away at the age of 70 after surviving a battle with lymphatic cancer which started in 1990. He was best known for his comic book series “American Splendor,” which was also made … Read more

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