OK, the dearth of quality items on Ebay recently has been dispiriting, but does that explain this astounding result? Whomever the buyer was on this rather common German composition candy container will not soon be able to recoup the purchase price, which was about triple what this candy container typically brings. Another jaw-dropping aspect of this auction was that the condition of this diminutive witch was far from perfect given it was chipped and quite dirty. Who would actually drop that kind of money on this kind of item?
Mark B. Ledenbach's vintage Halloween collectibles blog.