eBay Item of the Week


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It was a rough week for the king of the online auction sites. Twenty-four hours of site outage resulted in millions of dollars of lost revenue, tens of thousands of unhappy customers, and a 45-point drop in the company’s stock price (approximately a quarter of the net worth) as of Monday’s market close. But, thankfully, eBay is still in action, offering the eclectic fare we’ve all come to expect—and a few surprises, like this one, which was available much of Monday. (As of press time, eBay representatives had not responded to e-mail requests for comment.)

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