boxpressed

boxpressed has written 15 posts for retroauction
Bucks_Code

Quick Tip: eBay Bucks Program

On August 3, 2010, eBay began to offer a new rewards program to buyers, eBay Bucks. For every dollar you spend on qualified purchases (not including shipping) that you pay for with PayPal, you will receive 2% back in eBay Bucks.  You accumulate eBay Bucks over a three month period, and they are disbursed to […]

kbb

Determining the Value of an Item

One of the most important tools you can have when buying and selling old videogames is a reliable price guide.  For sellers, the difference between your item selling quickly or languishing on eBay or in a marketplace thread may be just a few dollars one way or the other.  And when it comes to buying, […]

taxavoiders

Sniping

If you want to get truly good deals anymore on eBay, you have two options.  The first is to hit an undervalued Buy It Now listing before anyone else does.  The second is to snipe. Sniping is the act of placing a bid on an auction mere seconds before it closes.  Sniping is a practice […]

vectrex

Buying and Selling a Vectrex

One of the most collectible retro systems is the Vectrex, originally distributed by General Consumer Electronics (GCE) in 1982.  What makes the Vectrex unique among all home videogame consoles, past and present, is its built-in vector graphics monitor that produces sharp, beautiful monochrome images reminiscent of arcade favorites such as Atari’s Asteroids.  For this reason […]

Heavy Sixer

So You Want to Buy Old Videogames?

RetroAuction is dedicated to helping you buy and sell retro videogames.  Content will focus mainly on consoles released in the U.S. before 1983, especially the Atari 2600 (VCS) and 5200, Bally Astrocade, Mattel Intellivision, Magnavox Odyssey 2, Colecovision, and GCE Vectrex.  These consoles dominated the home videogame market until 1983-84, when most were orphaned by […]

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