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eBay erase details of purchase history after a year, supposedly because it takes too much disk space (I suspect they just don't want people to see how much they spend over the years).

Is there a tool that could capture my history and make it easy to see details even years in the future?

It could be a browser add-on, a web service using eBay's API or scraping, or something else.

Requirements:

  • Show all purchased items ever, including:
    • Date
    • Price
    • Full description page of the item
    • Dated delivery steps
  • Free
  • Any browser, any OS OK
  • Bonus if it can capture the information after a purchase even though the purchase was performed on a device on which the tool was not installed
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  • How about from ebay or (if you use) paypal statements? I think you can go back a couple of years, and both have .csv download so you can manipulate the data however you want. I don't see how you can get data older than what they make available, though.
    – user3169
    Apr 8 '16 at 4:30
  • @user3169: Payment statement contain some level of information indeed but not enough.
    – Nicolas Raoul
    Apr 8 '16 at 4:46
  • @user3169: Explanation scenario: I start using SuperEBayPurchaseHistoryTool in 2016. It will not enable me to see my 1999 purchases. But if I keep using it, in 2032 I will still be able to see my 2017 purchases.
    – Nicolas Raoul
    Apr 8 '16 at 4:48

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