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  1. Diabolik

    Diabolik Jan 6, 2020

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  2. Walrus

    Walrus Jan 6, 2020

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    Very true. I almost got something from that site. Looked into it and these so called experts never touch the items they appraise.
     
  3. vicsdca

    vicsdca Jan 6, 2020

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    There seems to be quite a difference between the experts' estimates and the price bidders are willing to pay.
     
  4. Andy K

    Andy K Dreaming about winning an OFfie one day. Jan 6, 2020

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    My understanding is that Catawiki is more Craigslist than a traditional curated brick and mortar auction, in that it is just random stuff that anyone that registers can put out there. Sellers submit items to an auction and supposedly an "expert" approves your listing and description. However based on some of the lots I've seen the "experts" just approve everything and add no value.
     
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  5. eugeneandresson

    eugeneandresson Jan 6, 2020

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  6. bgrisso

    bgrisso Jan 6, 2020

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    If you subscribe to their email list you can never ever get off, I guess I'll just have to block them
     
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  7. cristos71

    cristos71 Jan 6, 2020

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    They regularly have what they describe as "Exclusive Marriage" auctions...basically Ukranian re-cased pocket watch Franken- monsters.

    I had some email contact with them about the ethics of this and basically they don't give a ::censored:: and will sell anything as long as they get their cut.
     
  8. simomega

    simomega Jan 6, 2020

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    Took me, weeks and an escalating series of emails to stop their incessant pestering.
     
  9. JwRosenthal

    JwRosenthal Jan 6, 2020

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    The “experts” don’t have a live link to their credentials (click their pic or name and nothing happens) and I tired googling one of them and got nothing. I wonder what qualifies as an “expert”.
     
  10. Mark020

    Mark020 not the sharpest pencil in the ΩF drawer Jan 6, 2020

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    Some of them do really exist. CW is a good idea executed by idiots.
     
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  11. Linzer

    Linzer Jan 10, 2020

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    They're now selling a Flymaster :D

    Screenshot 2020-01-10 at 19.30.28.png
     
  12. budgewink

    budgewink Jan 18, 2020 12:04pm

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    Haha, Flymaster....that's awesome. One only the experts could recognise.