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A method and apparatus for creating a computerized market for used and collectible goods by use of a plurality of low cost posting terminals and a market maker computer in a legal framework that establishes a bailee relationship and consignment contract with a purchaser of a good at the market maker computer that allows the purchaser to change the price of the good once the purchaser has purchased the good thereby to allow the purchaser to speculate on the price of collectibles in an electronic market for used goods while assuring the safe and trusted physical possession of a good with a vetted bailee.

Title
Consignment nodes
Application Number
427820
Publication Number
5845265
Application Date
November 7, 1995
Publication Date
December 1, 1998
Inventor
Thomas G Woolston
Arlington
VA, US
Agent
Thomas G Woolston
Assignee
MercExchange L L C
VA, US
IPC
G06F 17/60
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