Sarah Palin's niece just made a quick bundle of cash by selling a pair of size 7.5 red Naughty Monkey Double-Dare heels on eBay. The first time seller became an eBay member on January 19th and saw her first auction end successfully on January 27, 2009. She made a cool $2,025 plus $11.95 for shipping and handling.
The Palin relative did not provide her name but does share a recent photo taken with her aunt for the purpose of tying the auction to the governor of Alaska. Other photos showed Palin at several events, wearing the shoes. The photos were autographed and the pen that the governor used also goes to the winning bidder. Palin's niece has also offered the auction winner the option of having Palin sign the shoes.
The high heeled pumps were purchased by Palin for around $100 from Shoefly & Hudson in Juneau, Alaska. The seller was quick to reiterate that they were not purchased by the RNC, lest anyone jump to the wrong conclusion. Aunt Sarah reportedly gave the shoes to her niece and appears to have happily gone along with the eBay sale.
The auction starting price was $500. The governor's high heels garnered 14 bids from seven bidders. The winner skillfully placed a single bid in the final seconds to beat out the previous leader by $25. The winner has been an active eBay buyer and seller, with a total of 189 transactions.
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