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Collector jaysonslade private msg quote post Address this user
What do you all do when the item you're shipping is $7000 and the buyer is willing to pay for the higher insurance? It appears eBay will only offer up to $1000 in coverage. Any advice?
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The apple sauce and pudding were the best part... Bronte private msg quote post Address this user
There should be a drop down that allows you to choose usps insurance instead of the default insurance. That will allow you to insure up to the max of the auction.
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Collector jfry20002000 private msg quote post Address this user
Ship it yourself and add the tracking number
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Collector the420bandito private msg quote post Address this user
Fedex. UPS.

USPS = garbage
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Collector dfoster43 private msg quote post Address this user
The problem I ran into with FedEx was that they have their insurance in categories, and their "Collectible" category insurance maxes out at $2K, I think. Maybe it was 1K, but I was mailing my IH 181 to MCS and i sure as hell wanted it insured for more & FedEx wouldn't do it.
Basically they said if something DID happen that they wouldn't guarantee it because a "fair replacement value" could not be established on a "collectible" due to price fluctuations.

Ironically, if you ship a computer(s) their limit max is $50,000.00

I bit my tongue finally and just sent it and hoped there wouldn't be a fire while in transit or some kid in the back watching me pack my stuff putting it in his car when no one was looking, etc.

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Collector Huntergreene2 private msg quote post Address this user
@dfoster43 Yes, for me if you buy insurance with UPS they state it doesn't cover used or refurbished items, and I really hope none of my keys are "refurbished". I'd look into collectable specific insurance.
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Collector xvipah private msg quote post Address this user
You can use pirateship.com and they have a 3rd party insurance provider you can use to insure USPS stuff.

Then just add the tracking # to the sale later.
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Collector Stardust_Memories private msg quote post Address this user
USPS/FedEx/UPS = trash
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If the viagra is working you should be well over a 9.8. xkonk private msg quote post Address this user
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bronte
There should be a drop down that allows you to choose usps insurance instead of the default insurance. That will allow you to insure up to the max of the auction.


I've done this; works fine. Sometimes I even get my choice of insurers (USPS or some other company that I assume eBay has over a barrel).

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Originally Posted by jfry20002000
Ship it yourself and add the tracking number


I've done this before too; works fine. You can put pretty much whatever number you want down on the USPS site if you print the shipping label ahead of time.
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Collector moodswing private msg quote post Address this user
@xvipah

I don't think they insure raw comics.
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Collector Puckster private msg quote post Address this user
If it's a $7k item and it's in country, just hand deliver it.
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