Packing and Sending a Box of Books Overseas (to the UK)

The Finnish Language Lot finally sold, to an international buyser, and I’ve packed the books up for delivery. This article explains packing books to weather the international trip, and learn a little bit about Media Mail (formerly known as Book Rate).

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New Postal Rates for 2018, Letters and Packages Increase

Starting January 21, 2018, first class letters go up one cent, flat rate packages go up five cents.  Those are retail prices. Ebay shippers used to get a 10% or more discount on shipping, but that is changing. Continue reading “New Postal Rates for 2018, Letters and Packages Increase”

Listing Multiple Different Related Items in the Same Category

I totally mispriced this item. I had three books, two of them Assembler Editor manuals, and this manual for Atari DOS 2. They all belong in the same category: Vintage Computing.  The right way to list them was to use the DOS manual as bait. Continue reading “Listing Multiple Different Related Items in the Same Category”