I put my first item on Manion’s new “List it Yourself” auction…wow, it was so easy. Now, I’m not just saying that as an employee of the company, it was really simple. I’m surprised I didn’t do it sooner!
Once again, Manion’s is ahead of the curve when it comes to the buying and selling of militaria and other historic collectibles. In addition to being easy (easier than eBay I might add), the site itself is very clean and easy to navigate. There’s not all the flashing commercial bells and whistles of other online auctions, you click on the page and get down to business.
The fees are similar to eBay and are as follows:
Bold Listing $0.25
Category Featured $9.95
Dutch Auction $0.25
Extra Pictures $0.10
Gallery Listing 0.15
Highlight Listing $2.50
Home Page Featured $14.95
Listing Fees: $0.10 - for items starting between .01 and .99
$0.20 For items starting between 1.00 and 9.99
$0.35 For items starting between 10. 00 and 24.99
$1.00 For items starting between 25.00 and 49.99
$2.00 For items starting at 50.00 and higher
Store Setup $49.95 - Store Monthly $19.95
It’s all still a new process, but definitely a new marketplace the collecting community should be excited about. Bid, sell or just check it out today! Manion’s list it yourself online collectibles auction
And now the news…
Ledyard Jeffrey "Jeff" Crocker, 83, has a box filled with medals, news clippings and other memories from a time long past and fading like the 1945 newspapers.
It was a time when young men and women served their country because, "It was the thing to do," according to Crocker.
Navy officials observed the roll-out of the first low-rate initial production unit of the Airborne Laser Mine Detection System (ALMDS) in an official ceremony at Northrop Grumman Corporation and Integrated Systems Division’s, Melbourne, Fla., facility on January, 26th.
Touted as the best gun show in the Atlantic region, the East Coast Fine Arms Show, January 5–7, was once again well received by serious collectors and shooting enthusiasts from throughout the Northeast. Now only in its second year, this show, managed by Newman and Carol Chittenden and Martin Fasack, has gained a solid reputation, one that revolves around the principles that management strives to present — quality merchandise with an emphasis on antique firearms and associated items, collectibles and high quality contemporary sporting shotguns and rifles.
Forty Japanese nationals left behind in
The Tokyo District Court rejected their demand that the state pay compensation for failing to take adequate steps to repatriate them from China and help them resettle in their homeland
Two Air Force officers will be part of space shuttle mission STS-123, joining two Navy officers, a civilian and a Japanese astronaut, according to United Press International.
Air Force Col. Gregory Johnson will pilot the shuttle and Air Force Maj. Robert Behnken will be onboard as the crew delivers Japanese and Canadian experimental systems to the International Space Station.