Apple IIe and bits for sale in UK - where is best place to sell ?

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Apple IIe and bits for sale in UK - where is best place to sell ?

I've got a Apple IIe + 2 x 5.25" + genuine Apple monitor + Apple manuals + joystick + cards + software I need to sell. I've had from new in the 80's.

Where would people reccomend I advertise ?

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Here in the US I normally use

Here in the US I normally use eBay, Craigslist or Facebook Marketplace.  I know eBay works in the UK, not sure about the other two, but I would assume there are local equivalentts if not.

 

eBay of course charges fees, but it generall gives you a pretty huge market.

 

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Sounds like quite the nice

Sounds like quite the nice system. For the widest audience, especially those who don't participate in forums like these, eBay or the likes is probably your best bet. However that comes with the fees etc.

 

If you want top dollar and/or a fast sale, again, eBay and the likes are probably your option. But, if you would prefer the system stay with someone who will probably use and respect it, selling it some place like this forum is a good way to go. You may net a lower price but you don't pay 14% to eBay and you're more likely to be dealing with someone who really appreciates the stuff.

 

Either way best of luck with your sale! 

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+1 for eBay. Don't forget to

+1 for eBay. Don't forget to post the link here as well.

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Thanks for reccomending ebay. I'll get round to giving it a good test and taking some pictures soon

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memdos-guy wrote:Thanks for
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Thanks for reccomending ebay. I'll get round to giving it a good test and taking some pictures soon

This is really the key, people tend to really underbid on untested Apple II's, that would have fetched a fair amount more IMHO if people had just done a little testing. Good luck with your sale. 

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There are generally fairly

There are generally fairly good reasons why people are skittish about untested ...  They don't know how to fix them if they don't work.

 

And sometimes repairs can be expensive even if you do.  I usually don't want to pay the price for tested machines unless they have enough extras (like cards I want) to justify it.  But I'm fairly capable as far as repairing machines goes.  I've bough a number off eBay that were low priced because I knew I could fix them and flip them.  Mostly I run into machines with power supply issues (blown RIFA caps that took the fuse with them) or the most common, one or more broken key switch stems.  I have donor keyboards for the key switches and sources for missing key caps if I don't have them.

 

I have several //e units I plan on listing on eBay soon.  They're fully tested and the RIFA caps if applicable are already replaced.  I expect to get more than the price untested ones go for because I've already fixed the flaws, mainly broken key stems, that most of those units have.

 

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