Yep Stan, the good ol' days are gone, I see very few of those kinds of listings now. I was thinking about that when I was digging out more 1N4007 diodes from my pack of 1,000 I bought years ago, still working my way through them. I think I paid less than $4 for the diodes at the time, less than half a cent each.
I did get a recent bargain on eBay, and when I looked again, I see that they made a mistake in the listing, for a change in my favor.
I bought three of these, for a total of $4.80, I thought a pretty good deal.
When I go to the current listing, it obviously was a pretty good deal! Now they're four times the price!
GRJ, This caught my attention. Is this what I think it is: a device to drop a 110 volt accessory down to a 5 volt dc accessory that you can then attach to a 5 volt power source? I have a 110 volt used accessory that I'd like to make this conversion: