How come the prices at A RETIRED COLLECTION, LLC are sometimes so much higher than the prices on eBay?
First, when you deal with A Retired Collection, you're dealing with an internationally respected brokerage that is exclusively dedicated to retired Lladró and that has been in business since 1992. That trustworthiness and expertise comes at a price (meaning our commission percentage); after all, we have to make a living, too! Second, much of what you'll find at internet auction is still in production or is damaged or of second quality - and it won't always be declared as such in the auction description. What's that old adage? Ah, yes..."You get what you pay for." Finally, although much of the Lladró offered at online auctions is touted as "RARE!!!" little of it actually is. Genuinely rare and valuable items command hefty prices at internet auction as anywhere else. So now we have a question for you: why would you pay that price for something at an online auction and from a relatively anonymous seller when you could buy the same thing from A Retired Collection and get all the quality and condition guarantees that go with it?
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