This one is a good story on the pros and cons of eBay selling and eBay drop off stores:
Auction drop-offs sell items online for you
The Arizona Republic
Nov. 27, 2004
“Having eBay at your fingertips is like having an international garage sale.
… Not everyone will get rich, though.
Jeanne Lorch, who handles Internet sales for Merchant Square Antique Marketplace, said, “There is so much coming on (eBay) that only the rare items bring in money. Lots of time people bring in stuff hoping to make a fortune on it, and it’s not going for much.”