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Too good to be true? Chinese eBay sellers? 11 Years, 11 Months ago Karma: 0  
Hi all,
a new member here and I was hoping to get your opinions on the goods that an ebay member is selling as I think many of you have had much more experience with mini-LP's than myself.

So, the seller is helix1952: http://myworld.ebay.com.au/helix1952/
He/she sells Japanese (allegedly) CD's but they seem incredibly cheap. Examples of the mini-LP's here and here.

What do you think? Any chance that these are legit?

Many thanks,
Festy
 
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Re:Too good to be true? Ebay seller helix1952. 11 Years, 11 Months ago Karma: 2  
Not only is he legit - he is one of the better Chinese based sellers.

I think he always discloses on each listing whether or not each item has a cutout etc ... but it nevers hurts to ask.
 
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Re:Too good to be true? Ebay seller helix1952. 11 Years, 11 Months ago Karma: 0  
Fantastic! Thank you Kigonjiro and Sam for your replies. It's amazing how cheaply he can sell these. I know of at least one which is OOP. I'll have to go back and have a look through his selection more thoroughly as I was a bit hesitant at first.

Again, thank you for your replies.

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Re:Too good to be true? Ebay Chinese sellers 9 Years, 9 Months ago Karma: 2  
I've "stickied" this thread because the same holds true for most mass Chinese sellers.

Generally speaking, if someone from China is selling lesser know titles (exceptions being ELP in which case it's all titles) then they are probably selling the real deal. The old stock is dumped in China, bought wholesale there and sold on eBay.

The exclusions are if they are selling ONLY box sets such as Beatles, Led Zeppelin and Eagles.
 
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