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Is It Legal To Sell "Jarts" On Ebay?

Thu Jan 15, 2004 6:47 am

"Jarts"... two-pound steel lawn darts with sharp points (ask Greg). They were banned from stores in the '80s due to, shall we say, safety concerns.

A friend of mine has a pristine set, and wants to sell them on Ebay. Aside from his obvious legal liability should a transaction go through and a toddler get skewered, is it legal to sell these?

Is it legal to sell javelins, shot puts, other dangerous things you can whip across the yard?
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RE: Is It Legal To Sell "Jarts" On Ebay?

Thu Jan 15, 2004 6:55 am

check with ebay .
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RE: Is It Legal To Sell "Jarts" On Ebay?

Thu Jan 15, 2004 7:09 am

they are a banned item on ebay...you cannot sell them
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RE: Is It Legal To Sell "Jarts" On Ebay?

Thu Jan 15, 2004 7:20 am

Oddly, they are collectibles (because they were one of the stupiest ideas ever to make it into production!).
But E-Bay probably won't touch them.
I'd tell your friend to hang onto them....if there is ever a Product Liability Hall of Fame they will likely sit right next to the Pinto and Firestone tires.....

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