We recently published a couple “Fascinating Cell Phone Related Facts” lists, which you can find here and here, on eBay who is currently running a cell phone selling challenge. So if you’re looking to buy or sell a cell phone visit: eBay For The Win for details on the offer and list your phone today. 1) One of the first items sold on eBay shortly after its launch in early September of 1995 was a broken laser pointer. So why is it called eBay today? Once again, don’t forget to check out the eBay cell phone challenge.