[BBC-Micro] eBay auction prices
jumbos.bazzar at btopenworld.com
Fri Nov 6 20:51:16 GMT 2009
> Anyway, I was bidding on a Master yesterday. That seller quoted shipping
> Sweden is £29. The one you just linked to has quoted £50 shipping to
> for an identical machine. I understand there are a few options
> Parcel2Go, various company discounts etc, seller listing incorrect
> but a difference of £20 is quite a lot.
I recently sold a machine to a guy in the Netherlands, and charged £29.50
shipping. The cost breakdown of that was £19 for the basic shipping cost
using DHL plus £5.00 for transit cover up to £250, with VAT added, makes it
£27.60. The balance of a few pounds covers the packing materials etc., so
that quote of the first seller sounds about right.
£50 is just either plain profiteering, or the seller being ignorant of the
various shipping options available. I would bet a cheese sandwich on the
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