Welcome back to the what sells on eBay series. December was another good month with it being the holidays. Although I’m not really selling things that might qualify as good Christmas gifts, I still sold a good bit of items. I made a mistake on one of the orders and shipped the item to the wrong address. I still haven’t received the item back so it may never show up. It was a $60 order too so that was a bummer.

I had a couple of partial refunds and one return this month. One of the items broke during shipping but the buyer said they could glue it back together so I didn’t refund them their entire purchase. I was able to claim it with USPS and get the money I refund the buyer back. The return was on a pair of boots that didn’t have a size on them. I thought I measured them correctly and put the right size but apparently not. If I didn’t make any mistakes or have any returns, I would’ve made about as much as I did last month.

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Numbers for the month

  • Amount of Items sold: 32
  • Gross sales: $703.26
  • Cost of goods sold: $67.98
  • Profits after all expenses: $526.64
  • Average profit per item: $16.46

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Items that sold

what sells on eBay december 2018

Kolpin Gun Case

  • Purchased from: estate sale
  • Cost: $1.00
  • Sold: $20.00
  • Profit: $17.23

what sells on eBay december 2018

Duck Phone

  • Purchased from: estate sale
  • Cost: $4.39
  • Sold: $72.00
  • Profit: $59.81

what sells on eBay december 2018

Not Your Mother’s Hairspray

  • Purchased from: discount store
  • Cost: $6.00
  • sold: $19.95
  • Profit: $7.93

what sells on eBay december 2018

Black Toms

  • Purchased from: yard sale
  • Cost: $2.00
  • Sold: $12.00
  • Profit: $8.78

what sells on eBay december 2018

July Seven Beanie

  • Purchased from: yard sale
  • Cost: $2.72
  • Sold: $9.99
  • Profit: $6.28

what sells on eBay december 2018

Military Coat

  • Purchased from: yard sale
  • Cost: $2.00
  • Sold: $12.99
  • Profit: $9.76

what sells on eBay december 2018

1928 High School Year Book

  • Purchased from: yard sale
  • Cost: $4.39
  • Sold: $41.73
  • Profit: $32.01

what sells on eBay december 2018

Ralph Lauren Pants

  • Purchased from: yard sale
  • Cost: $1.00
  • Sold: $10.00
  • Profit: $7.12

what sells on eBay december 2018

Air Force Mug

  • Purchased from: estate sale
  • Cost: $1.02
  • Sold: $20.00
  • Profit: $16.20

what sells on eBay december 2018

Military Pants

  • Purchased from: yard sale
  • Cost: $2.00
  • Sold: $20.00
  • Profit: $16.43

what sells on eBay december 2018

Adidas Jacket

  • Purchased from: yard sale
  • Cost: $5.00
  • Sold: $15.00
  • Profit: $8.90

what sells on eBay december 2018

Non-Working TI-83 Calculator

  • Purchased from: yard sale
  • Cost: $2.00
  • Sold: $5.55
  • Profit: $3.05 – I didn’t know it was broken when I bought it. Goes to show you can sell anything on eBay!

what sells on eBay december 2018

Franklin Mint Carousel Seahorse

  • Purchased from: yard sale
  • Cost: $.25
  • Sold: $25.00
  • Profit: $12.08

what sells on eBay december 2018

Harley Davidson Clutch Cable

  • Purchased from: yard sale
  • Cost: $0.00 – They just threw it in with something else.
  • Sold: $15.00
  • Profit: $12.60

what sells on eBay december 2018

Military Pants

  • Purchased from: yard sale
  • Cost: $4.39
  • Sold: $11.00
  • Profit: $5.84

what sells on eBay december 2018

Guy Harvey Mug

  • Purchased from: thrift store
  • Cost: $.50
  • Sold: $10.99
  • Profit: $10.48

what sells on eBay december 2018

Original Gameboy with Tetris Game

  • Purchased from: yard sale
  • Cost: $4.39
  • Sold: $30.00
  • Profit: $22.68

what sells on eBay december 2018

Franklin Mint Carousel Zebra

  • Purchased from: yard sale
  • Cost: $.25
  • Sold: $30.00
  • Profit: $26.62

what sells on eBay december 2018

Tracker Boats Hat

  • Purchased from: thrift store
  • Cost: $1.00
  • Sold: $19.99
  • Profit: $16.84

what sells on eBay december 2018

Walmart Hat

  • Purchased from: thrift store
  • Cost: $.25
  • Sold: $8.99
  • Profit: $7.56

what sells on eBay december 2018

Harley Davidson Rat’s Hole Hat

  • Purchased from: thrift store
  • Cost: $.25
  • Sold: $35.00
  • Profit: $30.67

what sells on eBay december 2018

Metroid Gameboy Game

  • Purchased from: yard sale
  • Cost: $0 – They just gave this to me.
  • Sold: $11.50
  • Profit: $9.34

what sells on eBay december 2018

Disabled iPhone 5s

  • Purchased from: yard sale
  • Cost: $4.39
  • Sold: $20.00
  • Profit: $13.50

what sells on eBay december 2018

Vintage Bellsouth Phone

  • Purchased from: thrift store
  • Cost: $1.87
  • Sold: $19.99
  • Profit: $16.11

what sells on eBay december 2018

Lot of Four Vintage German Jars

  • Purchased from: estate sale
  • Cost: $4.08
  • Sold: $59.96
  • Profit: $47.63

what sells on eBay december 2018

Ski Overalls

  • Purchased from: yard sale
  • Cost: $5.00
  • Sold: $15.00
  • Profit: $8.52

what sells on eBay december 2018

Vintage All Seasons Dress Pants

  • Purchased from: yard sale
  • Cost: $2.10
  • Sold: $9.99
  • Profit: $7.23

what sells on eBay december 2018

Lot of Misc Shirts

  • Purchased from: parent’s attic
  • Cost: $0
  • Sold: $24.93
  • Profit: $22.19

what sells on eBay december 2018

Levi’s Shirt

  • Purchased from: yard sale
  • Cost: $2.72
  • Sold: $18.00
  • Profit: $12.72

what sells on eBay december 2018

Carhartt Hat

  • Purchased from: thrift store
  • Cost: $1.00
  • Sold: $15.00
  • Profit: $12.28

what sells on eBay december 2018

White Jeans with Red Stripe

  • Purchased from: estate sale
  • Cost: $1.02
  • Sold: $20.00
  • Profit: $17.21

what sells on eBay december 2018

Hollister Jeans

  • Purchased from: parent’s attic
  • Cost: $0.00
  • Sold: $23.72
  • Profit: $21.02

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