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HI -- This bag was taken down by Ebay, presumably for being a fake.  Can anyone help me verify that it is real?  (I think that it is).  

If you think that it is the real thing, can you tell me why it was taken down?  

Thank you in advance!

All the Best



Fashion discussion

Aug 29, 2016 8:16:33 PM PT

Dooney & Bourke Bag Is it real?

Hi I just bought a large Coach backpack in Dark navy Blue....it's 12" tall, 9-1/2" wide and aboutn  6" deep. I am worried it's a fake as the letters of the serial number are 'Big', it has a brass holder for the turnlock twist part and it also has that holder for the oval piece of the turnlock that has those little divits or dents in it...everything else seems ok but the straps may also be a bit narrow. The buckles do not have "solid brass" embosses in them....maybe because it's nickel hardware? Anyway I am sending pictures and would appreciate your help in authenticating. Thanks in advance.

















Fashion discussion

Aug 29, 2016 8:16:59 AM PT

Coach Backpack authenticity



I found this at an estate sale and do not know what it is.


Please help.

Collectibles & Art discussion

Aug 29, 2016 11:22:22 AM PT

Identifying the item

Hi. Would it be possible to possibly  Identify the maker or pattern of this beautiful vase I found. I collect uranuim and vaseline glass but never found anything like this. Thank you...Im intrigued!


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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Aug 30, 2016 5:20:02 PM PT

11" Uranium Glass Vase

So, what's the blue plastic thing called that the lace is wrapped around?  Searched spool and spindle, but no luck. 








Home & Garden discussion

There is something about this pin that makes me think it might be better than average. The ring construction on the back makes me wonder. Does anyone see anything recognizable here?


Thanks for any comments Smiley Happy



Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Aug 29, 2016 5:34:59 PM PT

Something about this pin, I don't know :-)

Somehow there's a song stuck in my head... "do you wanna build a snowman...":


Good morning everyone.



New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

Aug 29, 2016 6:18:37 AM PT

New to Ebay Daily Chat for Monday August 29

Found this in a box of junk at a sale, anyone know what it is meant to be. I googled Gusum and it seems they make a lot of modernist type brass pieces. Mostly decorative chandeliers, candlestick holders, and that sort of thing. There are holes around the edges at the top so I was thinking maybe it had some other ornamental crystal or brass pieces that it might have been fitted with. Seems to heavy and clunky to be a necklace; the piece is solid and weighs a lot so I can't see anyone wanting to wear it. The only place it is marked is on the chain at the bottom links and all it says is 'Gusum'. Thanks for any help, I appreciate it. 




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Collectibles & Art discussion

Aug 28, 2016 8:18:18 PM PT

What is this brass object made by Gusum?

I'm selling a $270 PlayStation, and the person who bought it sent me a message saying that when I shipped it and provided a tracking number, the money would be automatically put into my account. I haven't gotten any notification of payment, and when I asked them for proof that they'd sent the money, they sent this:




Yet... still no payment notification. Is this legit? Should I ship? Thank you so much.

Payments question


Bidding & Buying question

Aug 29, 2016 4:26:13 PM PT

Do i need to pay the exact amount i bidded?







































New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

I have this great designer furniture but I can't figure out what to call it to google it.  Has anyone ever seen it before?



Collectibles & Art discussion

Welcome All for Fall Selling Season!  OR Fardville Fading Into The Sunset


Once a very active group, we have dwindled to just a few, but you are welcome to join in and talk about your auction life or lifes tibits as you wish.  Best advice to find us again if you want is to use the float this topic option.  Cheers, have a lemonade on the porch and watch the leaves change colors and ready for cool weather.

Join our on going monthly listing contest to see whose item will sell for the most.   Our theme is anything you want to list and might sell related.  We love it when a listing gets sold!. Once a very active group, now a few hangers on-ers, Welcome to list or ask questions or visit.  No Politics Allowed. 



We have a few bendable relaxed rules. Here they are:

1. 'LFVS' (Lilo's Fardville Sale) must be in the title for search purposes and record keeping ( not that we really keep any records anymore, but we will do a happy dance when you sell a good one).

2. The 7 Day Auction Format or fixed price may be used. You may add BIN.

3. All auctions start with a fardie number  1.11  2.22 and so on @ $8.88. BIN's must be a fardie number. Ex: $12.12, $18.18, $33.33, etc.

4. Use an official Contest Logo in the description.  That logo is down below.


5.  You  start your auction in the current month. (That means what ever month you list it in)


6. Please add the following disclaimer to your listing:

      This auction is part of Lilo's Fardville Monthly Contest. LFVS is an eBay recognized group of sellers that promote community values.


7. The winner is the listing that sells.  We hope everyone is a winner. (You don't really win anything besides YEAH YOU IT SOLD!)


Here is the logo, it should be placed in the description of every LFVS contest listing:


Selling discussion

I found this letter/certificate asking for a apostolic blessing of a priest's ordination at a kical thrift store today. I am a Christian, but have never seen anything like this. Is it rare? Valuable? What is it? (I think it's asking for a blessing on a new ordained priest's life/career)


Is it OK to list on eBay for sale?


Thanks, I appreciate any help



Collectibles & Art discussion

Sending wishes for a wonderful day today, Dana!  



Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Aug 29, 2016 3:57:46 AM PT

HAPPY BIRTHDAY southernmermaid8 !

Hi everyone,


It's my first time on this site. I would appreciate your expertise on a purse I bought. The tag inside says it's made in Italy and I've searched the Internet for "Frye made in Italy" and couldn't find anything. I've attached photo's of the front, back, and inside. If it is real, any idea how old it is? The "vintage" Frye purses I've looked at do not have this liner. I'm having a difficult time identifying what the liner is made of as well. Thank you in advance for your help.


Fashion discussion

Aug 29, 2016 10:10:18 PM PT

Is this Frye purse authentic?

































Good morning



New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!


Is there anyone out there who have had similar issue with problem like mine? Sorry for long text. I'm just not sure how to articulate this issue properly.


I had buy it now auction with 2 qty and sold thru Global Shipping Program.

Buyer bought one and paid right away. The payment is legit and paypal confirms it but ebay shows "awaiting payment".

Buyer confused buys it again after an hour but does not pay for second one.


I talk to him and he says second one was a mistake.


So I printed label thru paypal. Paypal automatically linked the tracking number to first order(which buyer paid).

So I go and cancel the second order and buyer confirms cancellation two hours later.


But first purchase stil doesn't show item as paid nor does it properly indicate it was shipped and show the tracking info.


I call ebay and obviously there is an issue b/c ebay tied transaction(still pending on their end) to cancelled second order. Says the item I shipped to their Kentucky warehouse will not get shipped to buyer. Tells me I'm SOL and to wait 30 days until no one claims it and is returned back to me.

Not only that, ebay still doesn't show the buyer paid(It's not phishing and it's legit confirmed payment thru paypal and is linked to right order on paypal). Since it was sold through GSC, I only received my portion. So if I can't refund via ebay link then I have to refund from paypal but it only shows my portion. So how is the buyer going to get his money back from ebay for what he paid for global shipping.


This is nightmare. I lose an item with no guarantee it will return back to me. Buyer loses his share of shipping paid. And eBay won't admit the mistake or glitch on their part and just insists on telling me to cancel the order and wait 30 days to get the item back and sell it again.


Please see the attached photo. First ebay mail came at 7:38 AM and paypal email came at same time. Second Sold Email came an hour later at 8:38 AM.


If there is any ebay support watching this, I'd really appreciate a resolution. Is it impossible to make a quick phone call to GSC to ship the item that i sent? Or have it returned immediately? Why should both buyer and i be punished for something when I did everything by the book. I escalated it twice but all CS can say is "oh well you cancelled the wrong order" when the attached photos should show that I cancelled the right one which was never paid!!! But eBay tied the awaiting transaction to this cancelled one. I also said I don't offer direct international shipping but they keep saying that buyer (who is overseas) did not buy thru GSC and that they can't send it.



Shipping & Returns discussion

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My Account question

I wasn't sure if everybody saw this post on the FSU Board.


It's from John at SixBit Smiley Happy



Selling discussion

Aug 31, 2016 2:40:21 PM PT

Seller Tools - Six Bit

I have four of them, and no clue what they are. If they were hung on a wall using the holes, they would protrude like a dish. Thank you in advance!DSCF3339.jpgDSCF3343.jpgDSCF3347.jpgDSCF3355.jpg

Collectibles & Art discussion

Aug 30, 2016 10:01:19 PM PT

What are these glass things?

Thoughts? I checked the "Is it Juliana?" site, and nothing. 



Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Aug 31, 2016 6:53:20 AM PT

This bracelet is screaming D&E, but is it?



I have this 100% silk dress with sweat stains on one of the underarms. It says dry clean only.

Is there a home solution I can use safely?    Thank you.



Fashion discussion

Aug 30, 2016 7:29:05 AM PT

Help with this silk dress.

I have 4 silver spoons, each one measures approx. 7 3/4 inches long.  All have 3 identical marks, a crown over "MM".  They are also all monogrammed "MM", but that looks to me to have been from a later date.  They all have a nice rat tail over the bowl, which leads me to believe that they are early 1700's, when that was a popular design.


I seem to recall seeing this mark sometime years ago, but can't find it now.


Any help in identifying who made these, when, and where, would be very much appreciated.


Thank you in advance.






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Antiques discussion

  Picked this up at a yard sale recently.  It is beautiful, and I'm curious as to where it came from.  To me it looks almost new but woman I bought it from  says it was in her parents house, so I don't really know.  Rugs are definately not my forte but it was too nice to pass up.  Any experts out there that can help me identify it?  It's approximately 6' x 7', has a multitude of colors on a variegated green ground.  By my count there's about 120-140 knots per square inch.  Pictures below....


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Persian And all types of Carpets

we have been clearing out my dads house ready for a move into sheltered accomodation and came across some old dolls belonging to my mum (b1942) or possibly her older siblings. They dont look in brilliant condition to me and i have no idea what they are. I have tried to research today but have just confused myself with china\bisque\porcelain so thought i would ask for help.

i took a few photos but not in great detail so may have to go back. I couldnt find any identifying marks or names on them when i looked



Dolls discussion

Aug 30, 2016 2:23:33 PM PT

help identifying old dolls

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Collectibles & Art discussion

I sold a Dooney & Bourke that the buyer says is fake.  I disagree with that.  The bag has an uncut Dooney tag inside and also the serial #J2101589.  He says the "handles are permanent."  yes, they are - I said the strap was detachable.  He say the hardware is silver - yes, it is - as I stated in my auction.  I showed detailed photos, but he says the Dooney logo is not sewn all the way around (It is just the name Dooney not the duck logo) which is done on some styles. Please see photos and let me know.  The bag is a plaid coated canvas with leather trim and green canvas interior.  Thanks.DSC09060.JPGDSC09059.JPGDSC09054.JPGDSC09051.JPGDSC09052.JPGDSC09058.JPG 

Fashion discussion

Porcelain Demitasse saucer, would like to know the manufacturer.

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Collectibles & Art discussion

Aug 30, 2016 5:10:45 PM PT

Help identifying a maker's mark!

Hi I am sending some pics in hopes you guys and girls can let me know what Coach called this bag. its number is:026-5156 its black and dim are: 8"x 6" X 3" made in USA. Thanks in advance again!DSCN7632.JPGDSCN7633.JPGDSCN7636.JPGDSCN7645.JPG

Fashion discussion

Aug 31, 2016 11:13:34 AM PT

Coach bag name (one more thanks)

So I'm sending a package to Hungary from the USA and tracking says it has arrived to JFK airport in New York City on the 20th of August, then on the 23rd and now today on the 29th. In between it has also reached Hungary on the 22nd. 


It looks like this


It looks like this. It is also suspicious that both on the 20th and 23rd it was 6:47 PM when they scanned it.

Does anybody have any idea what might be going on with my package?

Shipping & Returns question




Collectibles & Art discussion

Aug 31, 2016 4:16:51 PM PT

Vintage doll....any info?




Depression/40s-50s-60s Glass

I can't find a similar button with any 4 holes like this anywhere on the net.  Can anyone tell me anything about this button.  It came with a thick worn out cross of yarn like thread. Thank you.



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Button Buddies

Aug 31, 2016 10:04:14 AM PT

Rhinestone Button I need help identifying.

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It has an alaskan looking carving on one side a carved pilgrim on the other and a carved dog/wolf head where the air comes out.





Collectibles & Art discussion

Aug 29, 2016 7:45:50 PM PT

Need help ID this vintage bellows

What did ebay screw up this time? Did google completely kick them out now? Go to your seller up and check it out. Either it's all of us, or ebay is screwing me in particular, after I had some very popular auctions end on that day you see a spike, and they decided " no more for you!!"

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Technical Issues discussion

Hello i have opened a case for a missing part the seller offered me a partial refund
I accepted and the seller sent me the money in Paypal but why here it says Your Payment is pending







Shipping & Returns question

Hi,  I have a Bisque Kewpie/Googly Eyed Doll that is 11 1/2" tall jointed with painted eyes and it has VEE at the base of neck and bottom of head.  I can't find anything out on VEE or if this is unique.  Any help would be appreciated.


Toys & Hobbies discussion

Aug 29, 2016 7:05:02 AM PT

Kewpie-Googly Eyed Doll

Picking any of the links under Listings in my Seller's Hub is suddenly giving me this:


Hub error

Tools & Apps discussion

found these two Ultimate Soldiers yesterday. Spent hours looking at the information sites, can’t find proper id’s. Is the gun not from this company?

can someone please help?

Toys & Hobbies discussion

Aug 31, 2016 12:27:07 PM PT

Ultimate Soldier help with id please!

Buy a Signed Painting from a Professional Artist for half of the Gallery Price!

All originals come with a certificate of authenticity from EBSQ and full artist biography.


Laura Barbosa has been published in many books, her painting "MODEL" was seen on HGTV, she is licensed with multpile companies that sell her art on their products and her public collections are a permanent feature at St. Barnabus Hospital in NJ. To read more about why you should collect her original artworks, please VISIT our eBay Store Here.






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Advertise Your eBay Store Here

Aug 31, 2016 11:56:29 AM PT

Give The Gift of Original Art!

 private listing - bidders' identities protected seems to be condoned shill bidding.  I think this stinks badly!

Bidding & Buying question

Looking to ID the make and age of this vase if possible. I havent seen anything similar. The last two pictures show the true color

Thank you for looking

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Aug 31, 2016 7:46:04 AM PT

11" Heavy Glass Vase




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Advertise Your eBay Store Here

Aug 30, 2016 2:25:30 PM PT


Glass Blue Satin DIsh need help to identify this item. Thank youIMG_20160831_161216.jpg

Collectibles & Art discussion

Aug 31, 2016 4:53:22 PM PT

Help with some glass bowls

I recently purchased this oil painting at an estate sale and am having difficulties identifying the artist.  It appears to be an impressionist mountain town depiction on an old dark canvas.  Any help / information would be greatly appreaciated.0830 056.JPG



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Collectibles & Art discussion



Although I must admit a third appendage would be terribly handy.


Booksellers discussion

Aug 31, 2016 1:30:23 PM PT

Beware the Three Handed Book Dealer!

Hello.  I am hoping to identify the markings on this little porcelain boy.  I am posting the photos I have taken.  My intention is to sell this doll on ebay, provided he can be identified and valued.  Thank you for any help!  Heather


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Selling question

I've been trying for a day now to get past the following error.


"Error - Input data for tag <Item.ShippingDetails> is invalid or missing. Please check API documentation.|Item.ShippingDetails|"


I've found countless "solutions" but none seem to fix my issue.  I am trying just one item right now with free domestic shipping




Thanks in advance.

Tools & Apps question

Aug 29, 2016 12:34:17 PM PT

File Exchange Error 37

Can't say I've ever seen anything like this: measures about 3" by 1 1/2" at its widest. I don't know where to begin?? Hoping for a Humpty Dumpty moment Smiley Wink



Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Hi I am sending some pics in hopes you guys and girls can let me know what Coach called this bag. its number is: H1D-9715 its 8" x7" x3" black made in USA thanks in advance.DSCN7620.JPGDSCN7627.JPGDSCN7629.JPGDSCN7630.JPG

Fashion discussion

Aug 31, 2016 11:10:38 AM PT

Coach bag name




Collectibles & Art discussion

I thought this was a BMP cat all these years but can't find any info any where. Close but nothing exactly like it. Nice green glaze. Measures only 4" by about 3" and it's mostly flat. Any ideas? Thks.


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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion


Hello, I have this piece - a nappy, I believe - and I'm trying to figure the pattern. The closest I found so far is Fan and Hobstar, but the bottoms of pieces aren't like this one. Any help will be greatly appreciated. BTW, It is about 5 1/8 x 1 1/4 inches deep.


Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Aug 31, 2016 4:35:02 AM PT

EAPG Glass Pattern help, please

I have looked everywhere can anyone identify this carnival glass pattern and maker?  Beautiful Piece!













Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Aug 30, 2016 4:18:14 PM PT

Carnival Glass Pattern and Maker?

I'm noticing a trend of sellers listing Electronics as used untested with no returns. EBay definition of a used item has to be fully functional with signs of previous use and wear. So my question is are these items being sold as used untested still covered under the buyer protection?

Selling discussion

Aug 29, 2016 4:21:08 AM PT

Used "untested"

Has anyone experienced false accusations of items smelling like smoke?  I recently sold an item that was freshly laundered and sprayed with febreeze, the buyer left neutral feedback, which was nasty.  When I spoke with eBay the gentleman said he has heard of items permeated by diesel exhaust. It is so frustrating when you offer free returns but buyers insist on being negative.


Bidding & Buying discussion

which was supposedly going to happen when the Fall Update came out, hmmm?


I don't see anything about it in there.

Selling discussion

Aug 30, 2016 3:31:47 PM PT

So what happened to the board 'amnesty"

I'm trying to ship some items that are 2 oz. via First Class Shipping. The cost should be $2.45 as that is what it has been since April.

$2.60 is the cost for items  from 4 - 8 oz.

But today I'm getting a cost of $2.60 on all my 2 oz. items.


I don't know what to do as I have to ship my orders, I hope eBay will fix this and send me a refund for these errors.

Selling discussion

I come to eBay to shop for Pokemon cards and come across many, many listings for fake Pokemon cards from China. This weren't here the last time I bought cards this year.



This is ridiculous!


I know eBay isn't going to remove them...so I'm not reporting them...too many to waste my time.

Selling discussion

I sold an item to a buyer weighing 14 ounces (the item, not the buyer Smiley LOL) . The listing showed actual cost (calculated) first class which to their location was a bit over $6. The buyer paid along with a snarky note stating that first class shipping should have been $4 at most and that's pushing it. They said they wanted a partial shipping refund. They said all this in their paypal payment.


I messaged them through ebay messages explaining to them that I do not charge for shipping supplies and that the shipping cost in the listing was actual by weight arrived to through commerical base pricing as the item was over 13 ounces. I stated there was no refund due to them but I'd be happy to cancel the transaction.


Upon looking through their FB left for other sellers, they love to leave Pos feedback with slamming comments about high shipping. They themselves are a seller. Is there any precaution I can take at this point? Thank you so very much! MWAH!

Selling discussion

Aug 30, 2016 5:31:37 PM PT

Suggestion On How To Avoid A Problem Buyer?

I recently purchased a lot of tamagotchis. It was a "buy it now" listing and with best offers. The seller accepted my best offer and I provided immediate payment. The next day, I see the same listing on a different account. I message that seller and asked if that listing was legitimate because I had purchased the same one. He questioned where and when did I buy it. When I sent him the listing, he proceeded to say he got locked out of his account and used this listing to look for the buyer. After I reponded asking if he has contacted eBay and that they can help you get back into your account, he never replied and my order was canceled on the account he was "locked out" of. For the record, I never asked for a cancelation and I just wanted the seller to ship the items. This is also the only item the seller is selling on his account. Afterwards, someone tried to purchase the new listing, and another listing popped up on a third account with the same items. Now, the same listing cycled back on the original account on which I purchased it. I made the same best offer and it was accepted. This time the seller messaged me saying he is canceling the order because of the first one and he has more than one of each device. I find it truly hard to believe he has 9 different tamagotchis with 3-4 exact duplicates (model and shell design) of each one in the same condition and stock photo. This seller has canceled my order and has not refunded me. When I contacted eBay they told me they can't step in until Sep. 6 because the seller has until then to refund me or ship the items. I am asking the eBay community because I feel like I'm being scammed and I can't wait that long. If anyone has any advice, please let me know.

Bidding & Buying discussion

Thanks so much for your help. I purchased this from eBay and am questioning the authenticity. Any help would be appreciated. The serial number reads No 0102-012. It is not a tag but is stamped and is difficult to read. This is what I am able to make out.

This is a Coach bag. It is made

Out of a completely natural

glove tanned cow hide. The

scars scratches veins

and wrinkles are natural 

Markings Characteristics 

Of full grain leathers

Made in the United States 

No 0102-012

Fashion discussion

Aug 29, 2016 12:00:57 PM PT

Is this Coach bag authentic?

Hi All,


Was contacted by a bidder who was unable to bid on a sweater (likely because my filters are set to block folks with unpaid strikes). Is there a way to see who has attempted to bid on my auctions that are blocked? Just curious...



Selling discussion

For some odd reason, I thought "Buy It Now" meant exactly what it says. A woman from Australia (has US address) used my BIN. After the sale she writes me, "I'll pay you in 3 days". Has been 4 days. Does Ebay have different rules for Buyers? I use PayPal only. I sent the buyer another invoice, no response.  Seems like every time I start to sell again on Ebay, there's a problem with a seller. ugh.


Thanks for any help you can give me.

Selling question

Aug 29, 2016 2:04:45 PM PT

Buy It Now. Means Just That (?)

Hi. I'm kristin And I have a couple of questions for the experts. I was buying on mercari.com this past week and came across an MK bag. I was super excited. Thought id found a diamond in the rough. Well, turns out it was stated as authentic in the listing, but it was just a leather knock off. They looked into it but I had already rated her so they couldn't do anything, Which is cool--a learning experience for me. I'm better at spotting out fakes w coach and Dooney. I grew up on those 2. I have owned them since I graduated college in 2003. I still have most of my bags and am currently trying to find them new homes so I'm on here and trying to turn a hobby ( love) into some extra cash (starting school again after the 1st of the year if God says the same). My Mom always had a knack for getting stains out of everything from clothes to shoes to pillows to baby dolls. I've also been spending some time cleaning the ones I've purchased (ten years ago) with grease and oil stains and while they're not perfect, they're a huge difference in what they were before. I haven't looked up much on cleaning the purses, however I did follow the dooney guide for the type of purse I was cleaning without much difference. I cleaned her and let her dry 5 separate times. It was magical to see the transformation. Leather is always going to be classic and I love to clean the leather. It makes a world of difference!!!
OK...the questions are::..legally, what do I do with the fake mk?? How do I get more acquainted with these other brands I've been missing out on being on the farm like Kate spade and mk and Hermes and toms? Are their books, websites you recommend besides their websites?? Do you think there's a market for cleaning purses because I'm not a very good salesman...lol I'd rather provide a service, but I have to admit I'm getting a lot of joy out of this new venture. Thanks in advance and I appreciate all of the info here!!! Sincerely, Kris

Getting Started discussion

Aug 28, 2016 7:32:51 PM PT

No Question is the ONLY Bad Question

Hey I am just curious, once you delete an ebay account are there any possible fees that you could get even after the account is deleted or do you HAVE to have all payments and fees completed before ebay will even let you request to close your account. ALSO, I keep hearing people say that you cannot reuse the same email from a previous account (that has long since been deleted) but i have used the same email for several accounts that i have had just at different times. Some clear answers from people who know what they're talking about would be great! Thanks.

My Account discussion

Aug 28, 2016 8:59:51 PM PT


hey guys,
I was wondering if anyone could help me with authenticating this "rare" bag with a lady bug/bee with crystal eyes. Its beautiful but I have no paperwork. If it is authentic, how "rare" is it--like 1 in a million, 1 in a thousand, or 1 in a hundred and does that increase the value any. Thanks in advance.
BTW, I have a sell account, but this is my buy account mostly. I log into the other on my phone.
Again-thanks for answering so quickly last night.

Fashion discussion

Granted, I'm not a big fan of change, especially unnecessary change, but I'm struggling here.  I'll keep trying the SH, since it seems I will be forced to, but I can't get my brain to be where it needs to be in using that mess.


I would like to hear from sellers that have come to terms with it and how did you do it?

Selling discussion

My Buyer was honest in her return request in that a dress she bought from me was accruately measured as listed.  She typically wears a size 6 but bought my size 10 assuming it would fit. 


She messaged me that while she measures 34 in the bust and mine measures 35 she thought it would still be ok but it is not.  Fits a littler larger than she would like.  In any event, I told her to pop it back in the mail to me for a refund and provided my return address.


She opened a NAD stating that the measurements were accurate but it did not fit, including the above about her wearing a size 6 and mine was a 10-as listed.  I get a request to send label.  For fear of getting a ding for no seller response, I accepted and sent a label.  She should have opened a "buyer's remorse" and paid shipping, right?


This is her NAD request:


"Doesn't match description or photos
I measure 34 bust and 29 waist. I normally wear a dress size 6 and this dress is a size 10, but since the item description says the measurements are 35 bust and 29 waist so I assumed it would fit. When I tried the dress on it was very baggy and will not fit. I messaged the seller through eBay messaging and she said I can return it."


I won't renege on the shipping label, but what should I do?  


I think she may have been confused by which choice she should have selected in her return request.  Did a little poking around and she is a seller too...


Thanks everyone!

Shipping & Returns question

Aug 29, 2016 3:38:08 PM PT

Buyer told the truth in her return request

I'm a bit confused - I've been told in the past that if local pickup is an option, NOT to pay with paypal. That you should pay cash at time of physical transaction.


However, when I go to purchase the item, I have to pay with paypal immediately. What am I missing here?


Any insight appreciated!



Payments discussion

Other than that, it's mostly tweaks and further motion in existing directions for catering to bigger businesses such as requirements for product identifiers. Also, some improvements in processes around returns, fixing Below Standard seller status, etc.  No big shakeups or fundamental changes.


Fees: Nothing new except increase for Reserve fee.


No changes to Performance Standards measurements, and more guidance about how to fix (which has e a common question on the boards).


I was alarmed by the expansion of Product Identifiers requirements since I am mostly an old-school collectibles and dolls seller, but I think we'll be able to work with them.




Did I overlook anything Big?

Selling discussion

I can't get anything to work or make orders.  Anyone know whats happening?

Technical Issues discussion

Aug 29, 2016 11:17:59 AM PT

IS the site down right now? I can't log in

Just got off the phone with the eBay Support and they did confirm the issues with the eBay server via Comcast.

Site has been down for several hours but they do not have any idea when the issues will be resolved.    It's not isolated to certain areas but affecting all ebay users.  Due to the nature of this incident, I presume that sellers will be protected from late shipment defect ratings.  I did call and left my user id and requested an open ticket so they have something to prove in case I'm penalized with a defect.


On another note, Customer Support for eBay has really improved with quick return calls. 


All the best.


Technical Issues discussion

I had an item I returned to a seller I printed off the Ebay return lablel that ebay provided it was a USPS Priority mail return and it sat at the sellers post office for 15 days and now it is being returned to me will the Postal service charge me for returning the package?

Shipping & Returns question

Aug 30, 2016 4:27:10 PM PT

Return to seller package never picked up

How long does it take the global shipping program to ship parcels from the hub to the destination. and how long does it take the gsp to ship parcels out of the hub.

Shipping & Returns question

Hi,I recently purchased this antique ladle from an estate sale. It has a wooden handle. The spoon has an arm holding a sword marking.The letters have faded. All I can see is herd &.  Please help

Collectibles & Art discussion

This discussion thread is dedicated to the Seller Tools updates covered in today's announcement

What's new

How you benefit

What you need to do



Please be sure to read the full information available, FAQs have been provided to answer the most common questions.

Please ensure this thread is kept on-topic, off-topic posts will be removed.


Thank you.

Edited to include some FAQs: 

Q: Will I be able to work on my listings offline using Seller Hub?

A: Yes. We will integrate a new feed platform with Seller Hub to allow sellers to work on their listings offline using tools such as Microsoft Excel.


Q: Will I be able to save my listings on Seller Hub?

A: Yes. Seller Hub will offer a way for you to permanently save all your active and previous listings.  


Q: Will I be able to carry over all my existing inventory and listings information to Seller Hub?

A: Yes. We will provide tools to enable a smooth transition of all your existing information to Seller Hub.

2016 Fall Seller Update discussion

Aug 30, 2016 7:54:52 AM PT

Seller Tools

This discussion thread is dedicated to the Structured Data updates covered in today's announcement


What's new

How you benefit

What you need to do



Please be sure to read the full information available, FAQs have been provided to answer the most common questions.


Please also note that the February 2017 requirement to add at least one product identifier will only apply to new or manufacturer refurbished items in most categories. Some categories and item types will continue to be exempt. The list of categories that require product identifiers are listed here.


Please ensure this thread is kept on-topic, off-topic posts will be removed.


Thank you.

2016 Fall Seller Update discussion

Aug 30, 2016 7:54:30 AM PT

Structured Data



on 4th of June I've ordered an item from user with high rating on eBay, on 5th June it was sent but even today I haven't recieved the item.


I tried contacting the seller one month ago but he is no longer registered on eBay.

Also my item is removed or something: "This listing (272255291666) has been removed, or this item is not available."

Also my post office says that the tracking number should be in format two letters, nine numbers and two letters (LL123456789LL) but I got the following:

Tracking #: PALF2310678TR

Carrier: China Post

I can't contact eBay on the "didn't receive item" section because it doesn't exist there, but on every other section it does. 

"We couldn't find any items that correspond to the issue you're trying to contact us about."

I even tried searching it in the box bellow that they have via name and item number.



I'd really appreciate any help you can provide me with. I really need the microfone that I ordered and 13$ is not small money in my country (our minmal hourly sallary is around 1.02$)


Thank you for your time.

Shipping & Returns discussion

Hi I am new to Ebay and am wondering if the Pending funds stops on the 90 day mark or when should I expect to start receiving my money faster?  I have over 60 great feedbacks for sales and I started with my first sell in the first week of June.

Getting Started discussion

Aug 29, 2016 8:49:47 PM PT

Funds Pending

I need clarification on return shipping label.  I have never had to issue one and my question is....how long is the label good for a return?   Is the cost of the label deducted when it is printed....or is the label in limbo until the label is scanned into the system.   If the buyer does not use the label within a certain time frame and/or buyer refuses to return the item....can the label be voided....does it automatically expire with a refund to the account?

Shipping & Returns question

Aug 29, 2016 9:30:30 AM PT

issuing a return label

Can you list just auctions without the BIN? If so, how do you do this. On the form I use, you can't get rid of the BIN option. Thank you. 

Selling question

Aug 29, 2016 5:38:24 PM PT

Auctions - No BIN


Ive been an Ebay member for many years, and have bought and sold numerous items. I had an item for sale, that was purchased by someone that just registered on Ebay today, and of course has no feedback history. They have already paid via PayPal, but was wondering if anyone else has had any reservations or apprehensions in a situation like this? And, at the risk of sounding like a bigot, the buyer has a definite (religious) foreign name, but his mailing address is here in the states.

Am I being too cautious, or paranoid? I don't mean to sound bigoted, but unless you know someone personally, it always comes across like that on the internet or in forums.

Just wanted to hear from someone that may have had an experience such as this.

Thank you!

Selling question

Aug 30, 2016 1:11:04 PM PT

A first time buyer question?

Thanks in advance for your help.  This scarf has the chanel logo all over the fabric.  There is no tag.  Any thoughts are appreciated.  Three photos should be attached.

Fashion discussion

Aug 30, 2016 10:00:49 AM PT

Is this CHANEL scarf real?

Could I still combine shipping after a buyer purchases 2 itmes but doesn't wait for me to send them a combined invoice?

Shipping & Returns question

Hello all! We sell vintage parts from mainframes and vacuum tubes from Europe and CIS country. Often when selling, there are questions about converting lengths: inches, feet to centimeters and millimeters and back etc. We made descriptions of different units of measurement for every case separately. I have a question is it possible according to the rules ebay to write a description in centimeters and all conversion issues solve with the help of special services for the conversion. For example, I want add the service converting units http://inchpro.com to my description for my ebay lot. Can I do it? Thanks for help -)).

Selling question

Aug 31, 2016 12:17:10 PM PT

links for convert inches

Im new to ebay and i live in Western Australia, i hear dropshipping is a good way to start a good business but i only ever hear of people doing it in the US. Does anybody do it in Australia and if so does anybody have a few tips for me, any advice would be very much apprieciated.



Buying & Selling Basics discussion

Aug 29, 2016 9:03:48 PM PT


I can't figure out how to leave feedback for a closed case cant search via item # or find it in my purchases anymore

Bidding & Buying question

Aug 29, 2016 8:35:44 AM PT

leaving feedback for a closed case

I was wondering if someone could help me identify and value this great teaset I bought today

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

A case was decided in my favor after I paid a jeweler to prove that an item was "not as described" .  The item has been returned "signature required" and the seller is not picking it up.  What happens to my return in a case like this?  It has been a very tumultuous transaction and the seller was much less that professional. What if he won't pick it up from the post office?

Shipping & Returns question

I'm unable to ship an item for a week and the buyer tells me he's ok waiting. Should I hold up the shipping and, if so, how does eBay rate that when I'm 7 days later than my 1-day shipping policy? Or an I better off cancelling the order today, the day I need to be shipping to maintain my 1-day shippung obligation? Which will hurt my Top Rated Seller the most?

Selling question

Hi there,

Two different id's for the same clear glass tab handled berry bowl. Do you have any idea who is correct?











Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

I received an email stating my recent bid was canceled. It gave me an item number and told me to check the bid history for the item to find the reason for the cancellation, but the item was no longer listed. The item number, when entered into the search field, produced 0 results. My bid history did not show that I entered a bid. I went to Help/Contact but my situation was not covered by their options, and so I could not get through to Customer Service. I checked in the "My Messages" area of my account, and the email was not on the list these.

I don't want bids or orders canceled again, so I would like to know why my bid was canceled.

I would also like to know if the email was fraudulent. (I did not use any links contained in it.)

And, is there a way to reach Customer Service to discuss these problems?


Bidding & Buying question

Aug 29, 2016 10:27:29 AM PT

I would like to know why a bid was canceled.

I sold an item which ended up getting messed up during shipping (Buyer sent pictures of package and item showing it got damaged during shipping) But then filed a false claim stating that it was just "Not as described" Asking for a full refund because it got damaged..... saying "they just don't want it now"
Knowing the ebay buyer protection states that they do not cover if it gets damaged during shipping, i contacted ebay to request an appeal for the item and let them review the pictures and everything else sent trhough messages. 


Long story short, due to the reason for wanting the refund, they sided with me and told me that they would close the case and that the funds would still be given to me for the item that I sold. How long is it supposed to take to show that they closed the case? It was over an hour ago that I spoke with them on the phone and it's still showing that it's open. 

Shipping & Returns question














Buying & Selling Basics question

Aug 30, 2016 12:43:20 AM PT


I am a new seller my first sell was the first week of june2016.  When will Ebay / Paypal start releasing my funds instantly?  I have great feedback with over 60 possitive for sales.  They say after 25 good transactions and 90 days from first sale is that true? 

Getting Started question

I was just wondering if there is a way to find out if a buyer has previous "Unpaid Item" strikes against them. Thanks

Selling question

my parcel cw442656725us is  not  moving from last 20 days what should i do??

Shipping & Returns question

I left positive feedback for two sellers that shows up as feedback left for others. I clicked on the Leave Feedback icon on my Orders page. Is there a glitch with feedback and if so, how can it be moved to the correct place?


Thanks, Denese

My Account question

I've been a buyer for many years and would like to start selling. I can't seem to find an answer for this: does your overall rating and buyer feedback show up once you start selling or are you back at square one with no feedback showing up? Any help appreciated.

Buying & Selling Basics discussion

Has eBay changed their "search" feature? I'm getting a lot of extraneous junk when I search now! Previously, a search turned up a list of items with the "search" words in the listing. Now I'm getting a hugh list of stuff, and most of the items have NONE of the search words in the listing. What happened?