Last Updated on 3/16/2005 by bidz

Internet eBay miffs old guard

Online auctioneer takes the fun out of antique-hunting, local dealers say

CANOE — CNEWS – Tech News:
March 15, 2005
By DAVE PIZER, Ottawa Sun

“TREASURE SEEKERS used to have to scour obscure antique shops before coming up with that rare find. But today, eBay has reduced the once-romanticized search into a few clicks of a mouse, and transformed the industry in the process.

Toli Fandrakowski, owner of Timeless Treasures in Ottawa, said eBay has been both good and bad for business.”

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