Pricing & P&P Costs

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I, like most people, don't like it when I feel I am being charged excessive P&P.  I have therefore set out below a break-down of my P&P charges.

  1. Postage; this is the literal cost of postage at second class signed for unless otherwise stated, for low-cost items I send them 2nd class standard.
  2. Packaging; the cost of envelopes, paper, sellotape, labels etc.
  3. The selling fee (a percentage of the final buying price - see ebay listing price guide).
  4. Any photography costs & misc; this may include the cost of props etc.  If a prop can be used over and over, I add a nominal amount to all items to spread its cost.
  5. Ebay, in its wisdom charge sellers 10% on the postage charge, so this needs to also be factored in.

The purchase price of a product is therefore based solely upon its cost to me & what I want back on it - so I can go out and restock my personal wardrobe (we all change with age).

All my auction items are the result of a clear out of either my wardrobe or my mother's wardrobe, I am not a professional seller.

To give you an example, if I sell something for £5 (including P&P), I get back the princely sum of 23p.  So please bear this in mind when making an offer on my 'buy it now' items.

I hope you find this useful.  Thank you very much for considering my products.



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