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For a reasonable price etc
I just have a few records I fancy selling and kind of want to get a decent price for them.
ebay is better than any shop by a country mile even after taking into account fees in my experience. If you are happy to get credit rather than cash you can get a bit more from shops but still nowhere near ebay most of the time. If the stuff you've got isn't worth much then don't bother with either, save your time and give it to a charity shop
it depends on what kind of records they are. But I'd say head to Berwick Street in Soho.
But to be fair unless they're really rare or w/e we're not talking huge quantities of money so it might not be worth the effort of packing them up and posting them and stuff. Plus you have to wait around until someone actually buys them. You could try Flashback in Crouch End/in Islington.
Try Rat Records in Camberwell. They seem like a decent lot.
cheers for the tip
Check out their website for details but I think they'll even come out to your house to give you a valuation if you're looking to sell quite a bit of stuff.
"Paid item, but seller never sent it, nor responded to my mails"
If you give them a call they'll probably be able to give you a rough quote over the phone. Or at least let you know if they actually want them.
Absolutely great to deal with and highly recommended. Came to my house, and explained the whole pricing thing, and I got a decent price for a fair load of vinyl (I simply had no space to hold on to any more).
But the guy did say that the second hand cd market is really flagging, and that a lot end up going wholesale to a sort of 'used' distributor for virtually nothing. So my advice is that if you're selling vinyl, fine, but CDs are best just going to the charity shop 'cos unless it's a collectable edition you'll be lucky to get even 50p for them.
have been over all this and turns out you're still a scumbag ripoff :(
I got rid of mine luckily just before it went really bad, many got £4-£5 on Ebay, which is probably only slightly less than I paid. I tried selling some more recently and even decent 3CD comps were barely selling. Once you pack it all up, send it off you realise you are making naff all. A lot of CDs just went for £1, which is the same in credit I'd have got (if I was lucky) in my local record exchange.
I'd check ebay, search completed listings and flog anything on there which got over £2-3. Anything else you may as well sell to cash converters for 50p.
where they give you £1 credit for each CD?