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thedutymon11thedutymon11 Posts: 627 ✭✭✭✭

Afternoon,

I have been wanting a Certain Comic in Graded condition for a long time and recently I have noticed most on Fee-bay dropping somewhat or almost all have the offer feature. In recent years This book in Graded 8.0/8.5 was selling in the neighborhood of about $1400-$2000 depending of course. Although in these grades few have sold recently.

So I found 3 different 8.0's and a 8.5 (That meet MY criteria of No minor corner crease that CGC allows in 8.0's and 8.5's, bugs the He!! out of me) that were in the asking of about $1100-$1300. So I sent offers and I will admit I didn't due my full due diligence (Beer Goggles) in reading the listings fine prints.

So I offered what I thought was a rediculous discount offer of $888 to all four figuring I just get 4 declines, I send numerous Offers everyday. But One accepted and of course its from Canada!

So the tracking says I owe Duties. Can somebody gave me an idea of what they will be on Wednesday? I paid $888.00 + $76.90 Tax + $19.99 shipping?

Thanks for any help

YeeHaw!

Neil

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  • DarinDarin Posts: 6,247 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I bought a card from Canada and I didn’t read the fine print either. But the ups guy wouldn’t take cash, I had to write a check. I think mine was about $43 for a $1100 card.

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  • thedutymon11thedutymon11 Posts: 627 ✭✭✭✭

    @Darin said:
    I bought a card from Canada and I didn’t read the fine print either. But the ups guy wouldn’t take cash, I had to write a check. I think mine was about $43 for a $1100 card.

    Good to know! I think I have a Checkbook around here somewhere.......... ;)

    Thanks

    YeeHaw!

    Neil

  • originalisbestoriginalisbest Posts: 5,901 ✭✭✭✭

    @thedutymon11 said:
    Afternoon,

    I have been wanting a Certain Comic in Graded condition for a long time and recently I have noticed most on Fee-bay dropping somewhat or almost all have the offer feature. In recent years This book in Graded 8.0/8.5 was selling in the neighborhood of about $1400-$2000 depending of course. Although in these grades few have sold recently.

    So I found 3 different 8.0's and a 8.5 (That meet MY criteria of No minor corner crease that CGC allows in 8.0's and 8.5's, bugs the He!! out of me) that were in the asking of about $1100-$1300. So I sent offers and I will admit I didn't due my full due diligence (Beer Goggles) in reading the listings fine prints.

    So I offered what I thought was a rediculous discount offer of $888 to all four figuring I just get 4 declines, I send numerous Offers everyday. But One accepted and of course its from Canada!

    So the tracking says I owe Duties. Can somebody gave me an idea of what they will be on Wednesday? I paid $888.00 + $76.90 Tax + $19.99 shipping?

    Thanks for any help

    YeeHaw!

    Neil

    What would you have done if 3 of them had accepted your generous offer? ;-)

  • nam812nam812 Posts: 10,528 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @originalisbest said:
    What would you have done if 3 of them had accepted your generous offer? ;-)

    Are you kidding? Neil has that much in his left hip pocket at all times. He wrote a check last week and the bank bounced.

  • lahmejoonlahmejoon Posts: 1,663 ✭✭✭

    Inquiring minds want to know - what comic is it?!?

  • thedutymon11thedutymon11 Posts: 627 ✭✭✭✭

    @lahmejoon said:
    Inquiring minds want to know - what comic is it?!?

    I'll post a scan in this thread when I get it Weds.

    And as to the question if I had three or 4 accept my offers, I'd pay for them and my Comic Budget would be blown for months!

    Thanks

    YeeHaw!

    Neil

  • I was under the impression that anything that was print was duty free like books, sports cards, comic books.l.lOnly applicable taxes would need to be paid. NAFTA…

    I could be wrong.

  • AANVAANV Posts: 323 ✭✭✭

    @Raptormaniacs said:
    I was under the impression that anything that was print was duty free like books, sports cards, comic books.l.lOnly applicable taxes would need to be paid. NAFTA…

    I could be wrong.

    UPS is a racket. Never had an issue with any other carrier.

  • lahmejoonlahmejoon Posts: 1,663 ✭✭✭

    @olb31 said:
    Interesting that the "THEDUTYMON" doesn't know how duties work. If you are the duty mon, shouldn't you be a professional at duties? LOL!!!

    Duty should not be confused with doody.

  • thedutymon11thedutymon11 Posts: 627 ✭✭✭✭

    Here She Is!

    Been working on 1970's Marvel and DC Key issues for the last few months. These are last week and this weeks purchases! I like Buying 9.0's and 9.2's because visually there is almost no difference from 9.6's and 9,8s. And they cost 1/4 to 1/3 in price!

    [(https://us.v-cdn.net/6027503/uploads/editor/av/yb58xd5gjkl5.jpg "")

    Next is Marvel Spotlight #5 which is the first ever Ghost Rider in the modern age, but that one I can probably only afford in a 6.0 or maybe 7.0.

    Thanks for looking!

    YeeHaw!

    Neil

  • lahmejoonlahmejoon Posts: 1,663 ✭✭✭

    Nice books! I like the focus on monsters. Nice new X-men book!

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