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WatfordScottyM: Looking for Input on eBay Bid

WatfordScottyMWatfordScottyM Member Posts: 448
edited December 2012 in Buying & Selling Topics
I missed out on an ebay auction the other day of the following sets:

#2259 Skull Motorbike
#2507 Fire Temple
#9440 Venomari Shrine
#9441 Kai's Blade Cycle
#9445 Fangpyre Truck Ambush
#9446 Destiny's Bounty
#9558 Training Set

All were 2nd hand, boxed with instructions except #9440 ad #9558. I bid £75 but it went for £77 in the end, but now I'm gutted and thinking I didn't bid enough.

What are others thoughts on the value of that lot?


  • BrickarmorBrickarmor USAMember Posts: 1,257
    Sounds like a good deal. I hate that "outbid by a hair" feeling. You ask yourself why you didnt just bid the extra bit to avoid the grief of missing out entirely, but then why not a little more, or a little more than a little more to be "safe"? Be patient, something else will pop up eventually, maybe after Xmas.
  • drdavewatforddrdavewatford Hertfordshire, UKAdministrator Posts: 6,603
    Don't sweat it....for all you know, the person who won the auction could have placed a maximum bid of hundreds of pounds for it so you'd never have won unless you were willing to break the bank. Admittedly I think £77 is a good deal for all that lot, but if you'd continued to bid it could have gone to £100, £150 or even more.
  • WatfordScottyMWatfordScottyM Member Posts: 448
    You're right. For every one I lose there will be others that I win for a steal. It was mainly the Fire Temple I was after anyway, the other sets would have been a bonus.
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