Secondhand Business
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A few months ago, me and some other fellow
collectors from Switzerland finally were able to
find one of the most wanted and one of the
rarest Switzerland shirt ever: The World Cup
1994 away player version. We all were looking
for this shirt for at least 20 years - without
success. And suddenly, they appeared. Of
course, we were all happy - despite the huge
price the sellers asked for it.

But there were two facts behind this all which at
the beginning seemed a little bit strange to me:

1) The shirts were sold by some eBay sellers
from Ucraina.

2) There were dozens of such shirts on the
market - from several players like Sforza, Knup,
Ohrel, Hottiger, Quentin, Herr and many more.

I was asking myself:

1) How the X do such extremely rare player
issued shirts find their way from Switzerland to

2) And why are there sold so many of these

Further, there were not only shirts from the
Switzerland national teams but also from
several Swiss and international clubs.

Read the whole story behind clicking on the
picture on the left. The article is written in
German and was taken from the
magazine #57, page 20.