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I found this men’s Under Armour light jacket in perfect condition at our local Goodwill for $7.41 including tax. I not only knew this jacket would sell for a good price but it was also light so I would still be able to ship it USPS First Class.

TIP: I do not buy most jackets because they weigh over 16 ounces. A package over 16 ounces is shipped USPS Parcel Select, FedEx Smartpost, Priority which is more expensive.

At my Goodwill a jacket cost $6.99 so if you add a higher shipping fee, ebay and paypal fees, the jacket would have to sell for at least $30 and most of them are not worth it. Light jackets/windbreakers are the exception, they weigh less than a pound therefore you can ship them USPS First Class, but you still have to make sure the light jacket/windbreaker is a great brand so it brings a higher price because they do cost more than regular clothing.

I listed this jacket in a 7 day auction starting at $9.99 plus $7.99 shipping, I had 37 views, 4 bids, and the jacket sold for a total of $24.49 including shipping.

$7.41 item cost
$3.40 USPS First Class shipping
$2.45 ebay fee
$.73 paypal fee
$.23 large poly mailer 12in by 15.5in

20 large poly mailers 12in by 15.5

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The total cost of my item to buy and sell it was $14.18, my item sold for $24.49, so I made $10.31. Our profit from this item will buy $10 in tokens at Chuck E. Cheese which will keep my kids happy for about an hour.

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