Dates but not kidneys - even eBay has limits

There are some things that mainstream webstores can provide - for everything else, there’s eBay.

19th May, 2007

There are some things that mainstream webstores can provide - for everything else, there’s eBay.

Like a huge Egyptian bazaar in the middle ages, the website is a repository for the world’s unwanted gifts, secondhand bric-a-brac and miscellaneous objects.

Knockdown prices are the order of the day: this correspondent recently secured a Pro-Kennex Black Ace tennis racquet (original price: €130) for €10 in one of the website’s auctions.

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