Many sellers use eBay's completed listing search to try to gauge how much they can expect to sell their items for. However, eBay only displays auctions that ended within the 15 days prior to the day you search. There are only two ways to retrieve completed auctions older than 60 days. You can look up items that you bought within the past two years. If you want to consult eBay auctions at large, however, the only option is to pay a company called Terapeak, which offers you older auction data to help you determine your item's starting price.
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Log into your eBay account at ebay.com. Click "My eBay."
Click "Purchase History" on the left side of the page in the "Activity" tab.
Click the "Period" drop-down menu in the "Purchases" section, then choose "Two years ago." All of the items you won in the last two years are shown, with their sale prices.
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Navigate to terapeak.com and click the green "Sign Up" button.
Click "Choose Plan" under the plan you want to sign up for. You have to buy at least the "Advantage" plan to be able to search listings older than 60 days. Create a user profile and complete your payment to Terapeak.
Log into your Terapeak account. Type a search term into the text field in the upper left corner of the window, under the "Search" tab. Choose "90 days" from the rightmost drop-down menu and click "Search." Various statistics about the auctions found are displayed. Scroll all the way to the bottom of the page to find a list of all the old auctions that matched your search.
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