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Investing in rummage sale books

May 7th, 2011 at 05:58 pm

We stopped at a rummage sale today. Didn't find anything for us, but they did have a lot of books. I bought 24 books for .25 a piece, and 1 book for .50. So $6.50 total. The .25 books I know I can sell at our rummage sale for .75 a piece, and then the .50 book I can sell for $1. That would be a profit of $12.50. This is an easy way to make a little extra money. I only buy popular series that I have sold before and know will keep selling, and also make sure they are always in nice condition. The ones I bought today were like brand new, and the were Goosesbumps, Fear Street and Babysitters Club books. They always sell whenever we get any and are easy to store.

1 Responses to “Investing in rummage sale books”

  1. Jerry Says:

    That is really smart! I would always look out for nice mens shoes (I have a thing for shoes) that I could get for cheap at the second hand place and then clean up and sell to lead to a profit on eBay. My favorite was a pair that I got for $3, polished up, and sold for $60 on eBay. They weren't my size, but I was sure glad that I bought them! If you look for the right ones (like your book series, etc.) then you have pretty good insurance that they will sell, too.

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