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UK buyers find auctions to buy minis

“When Apple releases its “iPod mini” digital music player in international markets this summer, thousands of people in the U.K. will already have them.

Dozens of sellers in the U.S. are offering the diminutive devices for sale on the British eBay online auction site at a big markup on the $249 list price.

For years, European buyers have been breaking down traditional retail distribution channels by using online auction sites to buy small electronics goods for lower prices than available locally.”

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No wonder the ‘grey’ import market is rife…

iPOD from USA $250 =

Posted by Guest in Irvine, CA on May 12, 2004 at 10:29 AM (CDT)


Yes, my eBay Mini just turned up (after 5 weeks waiting) -

Posted by techno12 in Irvine, CA on May 12, 2004 at 3:00 PM (CDT)


Got mine
After waiting eight weeks for it
Cost me

Posted by mooo in Irvine, CA on May 13, 2004 at 5:30 PM (CDT)


Hmmmm although great to get hold of mini this early in the UK, I’m holding back until they fix the dodgy sound socket connector.

Posted by CK in Irvine, CA on May 15, 2004 at 12:33 PM (CDT)

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