I’ll be selling shit on ebay this week for my second instalment of raising money for my Reduce My Mortgage By £15k project.
I’m a great fan of ebay. In fact, I’m a huge fan. I love the concept; and I love a good bargain. I don’t sell much on ebay simply because I’m too lazy, but I’m a rabid buyer of random junk. I usually buy DVD’s and jewellery to assist my piercings (I have my ears, nose, and lip pierced).
I don’t expect too make much from ebay because I don’t have much to sell, but as they say, every penny counts. Actually, that’s a lie, I do have loads of junk lying around the house that I could sell, but preparing the items is beyond boring. For example, if I want to sell a shirt, I need to iron it, hang it somewhere with good lighting, take a few “clear” pictures (which isn’t easy), and then transfer the files onto my computer. BORING!!! However, Ebay seems like an easy and obvious way of generating some cash, so I may as well sell a few items.
I’m only going to put up a few items to start with; if I get a positive result, I may force myself into putting more shit up for auction.
From the few random items I conjured up, I hope to make a few hundred pounds. I’m being optimistic, because I genuinely am selling junk, But then again, ebay tends to attract a lot of strange people that love being strange items. That’s what I’m counting on anyways.
The Items I’m Selling on Ebay
Item 1 – Men’s Armani Lucky Charms necklace.
This actually retails at £250. My ex g/f bought me this; I didn’t wear it once. It really isn’t my thing; although I think it’s pretty cool. I know selling presents (especially from ex’s) is frowned upon by society- but I don’t care- THIS IS BUSINESS!
Item 2 – Men’s Burberry Wallet.
I bought this a few years ago, before the brand became the national symbol for chav’s. It’s amazing how a group of badly dressed, foul-mouthed, idiots ruined a once prestigious label with such ease. Unfortunately, I wouldn’t be seen dead with it now. I’d rather carry my money/cards/ID in an envelope. But what’s more funny is that Burberry wallets are actually selling quite well on ebay, for reasonable prices. Is it possible that chavs play online?
Item 3 – Nokia 6101.
I’m pretty sure almost 9/10 people have at least 1 spare mobile phone. I have 4, but I can only be bothered to put this one up for auction (for now). I can’t even remember how I came to owning this mobile. I sure as hell never used it; I think someone left it around my house years ago. Anyways, the history of the phone means nothing to me; the sooner it’s out of my life, the better.
Item 4 – Vintage Hugo Boss shirt.
This has been hanging in my closest gathering dust for years, along with many other items. I hate throwing away clothes, especially since most of mine are designer (I’m a fashion whore); consequently half of my closet consists of items I never wear. I actually like the shirt, but it just doesn’t suit me anymore; I swear it used to. Either way, it’s HISTORY!
After prepping those items, I got bored and decided to see the outcome before I continue auctioning more junk. But as mentioned, if things go well, I may make an effort to shift more shit!