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EBAY buying advice needed

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Horace, Feb 12, 2005.

  1. Horace

    Horace Senior member

    Sep 28, 2004

    There are those of you quite experienced in the marvels of Ebay.

    A question for you:

    Is it possible to configure one's account so that Ebay emails you everytime certain items have been listed, such as:

    "Southwick 42"


    "Crimson Shop"

    or what-have-you?

    If so, it would save me from having to type in obscure, now defunct haberdashers and whatnot.

    Usually I find that items older shops, no longer in business, will occasionally be listed at fairly good prices, and I'd like to snap up an item or two, but unfortunately, I rarely have the time to go through and search Ebay like I'd like to.

    Or if I have the time, I find that 2 or 3 hours has passed and you know, can't have that happening to often...

    Thanks gents.

  2. BlvdDandy

    BlvdDandy Senior member

    Oct 9, 2004
    Los Angeles
    Easy. Do a search for the item you want, and when the results come up there will be a link at the top of the page that says "Add to favorites" or "Add to favorite searches." From there, you get set up preferences to be e-mail whenever a new item is listed.
  3. rlevine

    rlevine Well-Known Member

    Sep 6, 2004
    Is it possible to extend your search to items that have recently ended?
  4. Carlo

    Carlo Senior member

    Aug 22, 2003
    Yup - completed items can be searched and then the results saved in like fashion..

    I get lots of "You had this for $100 and it did not sell, would you take 37 cents?" emails.
  5. Alexander Kabbaz

    Alexander Kabbaz Senior member

    Dec 22, 2003
    East Hampton & New York

    Oh, there you are. Why aren't you answering my e-mails.

    That last shipment of six ties was very nice. But I thought it was 37 cents for the six and you charged my credit card for $ 2.22.

    What gives? Are you a rip-off or something?
  6. Carlo

    Carlo Senior member

    Aug 22, 2003
    I added in a charge for the six pairs of Zimmerli you shorted me. Search your inbox for biteme@carlofranco.com - that's the address I replied from [​IMG]

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