So I'm watching this auction for a Mego/ Palitoy Transporter Room right now-
...but something is rubbing me the wrong way. The guy goes out of his way REPEATEDLY to remind everyone how rare it is. He also updated the auction to talk about how many watchers it has, and how if it doesn't get more bids soon he will just take it down. Then I look at the questions on the auction. They seem to use the exact style of "broken" writing that he uses in his description. Plus, the first question comes from a "JR BONAVITA" with an offer of $3500 to end it early (again saying how scarce "these 74 UK Bradgate Transporters are"). Now, it could just be a coincidence that the guy's name is Bonavita... but if you look up the seller's name he has listed with the question (OUTOFTHISWORLDTOYS), they haven't used ebay since 2008... when they apparently passed away according to the feedback.
Also, if you check his other auctions, like this one for some carded Black Hole figures:
...you'll see the same M.O. Plenty of talk about the rarity, the same threats to end it if bidding doesn't get high enough, and then the same form of questions written in the same manner.
Am I just looking too much into this? Or should I avoid this guy on the possibility that he has shill bidders that will drive up my bids?