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Why does searching the eBay UK "Cars" category using the Search API with X-EBAY-C-MARKETPLACE-ID: EBAY_GB header only return around 3000 items:

https://api.ebay.com/buy/browse/v1/item_summary/search?category_ids=9801&offset=0

Compared to viewing the "Cars" category on the website, which lists around 210,000 results:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/b/Cars/9801

Even selecting "items located in UK only" still returns the same much larger number of listings:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/b/Cars/9801/bn_1839037?rt=nc&mag=1&_sop=7&LH_PrefLoc=1

Why such a big difference between the API and the website?

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I got a bit further with this, it looks like the Browse API doesn't return/support "classified" listing types, is that correct?

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