Who knows what you'll find down there? This woman
put a couple of old ceramic insulators on ebay for $5.99 apiece, and then watched in awe as the collectors circled.
Just a few hours later, she checked to see how it was doing - and found 10 urgent messages from collectors, telling her that the glass insulator dated to the 1890s, was extraordinarily rare and listed in price guides at up to $10,000. In a panic, Quimby went to pull the insulator off and put a higher price on it. Instead, she found 22 bids already posted, vaulting the price to $5,100.
I'm still wondering what Jim's box of corn starch would have fetched on ebay!