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Please help me find the maker of this small glass vase 6 2/3'' high

Thank you


Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

I am a complete novice at SEO but I've been reading a lot and doing my best to get noticed by search engines...especially Google. I was excited to find one of my listing pics on the first page of Google images...until I clicked on it. Instead of taking image searchers to my listing, MY picture take people to the launching page for the Category. My item...that brings a would-be buyer to eBay has been hi-jacked by eBay.

Is this a deliberate misuse of my image by eBay? Or do I need to add some king of meta tag or something to taker buyers to MY listing?

This is my image as it appears in Google Image Search. My listing title appears clearly....100 Handmade etc. but when someone clicks on my image they are taken to the ebay launch page for Blank Gift Tags -   http://www.ebay.com/bhp/blank-gift-tags - my listing represented by the picture below doesn't even appear on this page. The results of the image search doesn't mention my store name or offer people a way to navigate to my store. Most of the visible listings for from top rated Chinese sellers and brick & mortar sellers.  How is this fair? Can it be fixed? The wind has been taken out of my sail before I even really got started with my store.  Advise? Help?



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Selling question



Good morning everyone



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Jul 24, 2016 7:02:39 AM PT

New to eBay Daily chat for Sunday July 24

I though a 1tb ssd was cheap so I bought it yesterday and i checked my purchase history, this happened:

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I cannot contact ebay in my country and it will be expensive. I cannot contact the seller and it looks like my money is not refunded. When i tried to cancel the purchase, this happens:

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Please help.

Bidding & Buying question

Jul 24, 2016 12:40:57 AM PT

I need help on this situation

Does anyone know this jewelry mark?


It looks like AB?


Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Jul 24, 2016 7:46:31 AM PT

AB? Jewelry Mark

Found similar ones on bith the new site and in a book but the center chaton on mine is past not prong set no sign that the prongs were removed the ones on the site and book are prong set not paste the back on the new site for that stone is also different 


Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Jul 24, 2016 8:17:45 AM PT

Is this D&E or No

Hello to all.  Hope everyone is staying cool!  I'm not finding this mark on any of my go to sites.  Looks like a T and a C with circle inside large H. 

Anyone recognize it?  TIA


Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

If I've asked before, Dory must be rubbing off...  It's costume. but pretty high grade.  Stones glued into the clasp aren't something I see every day.





Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Jul 24, 2016 3:04:17 PM PT

I swear I've seen this somewhere before

14k GF, original lucite box, tag and book, but once again cannot budge the back..unwilling to damage, and really don't want to make (yet another) trip to the watch guy in Albany,.great guy and service, not enough time in the day....it is working, I have timed, I know these were in the 1945-1955 years, looking for style name, jewels count..."Durapower Mainspring" on tag, hand written serial # recorded in the book as F415401,  any date reference? ( and before chiming in that there is a watch group, it basically defunct, members are here..)   V76



Watches, Clocks and Timepieces discussion

Jul 24, 2016 6:33:57 AM PT

Lord Elgin dating...

Moving things around in a small storage room on the side of my house and Voila!! there is this painting rolled up & laying on the floor under a desk! I unrolled it and saw 2 of the most beautiful little girls I've ever seen - next to my own daughter! Look at the details in their faces - even the ducks look like a they're a photograph!


At first I thought it was a 'Print on Canvas' because it looked so perfect - and because it had a large piece of saran wrap over the artwork. (I never saw a painting rolled up with saran wrap to protect it; I would think it would trap moisture from humidity, but it didn't seem to hurt it).


But looking at it under a magnifying glass you can see it's a painting (as well as the little marks where the artist went outside the border). What I don't understand is why with something this nice there is no signature! I got info here last week on another unsigned painting that turned out to be a copy of "Lady with a Hat" by Matisse - is this a copy of a famous painting? If so by who?


Could it be by an illustrator like the Saturday Evening Post artist James H Crank's painting I found & posted here last week asking about it - it has the same real life details in their faces as in his painting.


Finally, is it safe to store painted canvases with saran wrap over the art?


As always, I appreciate the help from you guys!






Collectibles & Art discussion

Hi Glassies, I have an unusual UFO or saucer shaped glass paperweight with a beautifully detailed pink flower inside and white feathering around it.


It has a polished bottom and no mark. I don't hope to have it ID'd to an artist, but I have questions. Is the flower a Rose or Wild Rose? The workmanship is wonderful and I'm assuming it's not an Asian import. Before picking it up, I thought it possible that it was real flower in lucite. The petals are distinctive. It also reminds me of a Camellia, but the petals are different.


What is most unusual to me is that on the bottom there are at least 6 little air bubbles at a sharp angle and some are filled in with something dark. It's polished to within a millimeter of the flower stem.


I have no explanation for the air pockets. It's almost like it was made with something sticking out of it. Any ideas?








Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion



Good morning everyone.

This was a National Geographic photo of the year (forgot which year!)



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Jul 24, 2016 5:31:41 PM PT

New to eBay Daily Chat for Monday July 25

She measures 26 inches tall. Blue glass eyes. Composition head and shoulders. Clith body with porcelain arms and legs. I can't figure out how to remove her clothes. There are no snaps, zippers or hooks to undo???? Any idea who made her?



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Dolls discussion

Hello Folks.  I recently purchased a pair of ceramic Chinese "Fu Dog" (or "Fu Lion") figurines.  Each came in a wooden box marked with Chinese characters on the lid.  The base of one of the figurines also has an impressed mark of some kind.  The figurines stand about 7 1/4" tall and measure approximately 6 1/4" wide.  Can anyone assist me with the translation of the marks on the box lid?  Or the mark on the underside of the base?  Thanks in advance for looking!


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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Looks similar to a bolo but isn't quite the same.  The distance between the pin and one of the "humps" (for want of a better word) is 1/2 inch.  The pin would flop forward if something weren't placed between the pin and the humps.  It also has an interesting pin mechanism.  That little extension prevents the pin from closing further than the clasp.  Got any ideas?






Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

I found this in a storage unit won at auction - it is big (w/frame 48" x 41 w/o frame 42" x 33") and HEAVY (seriouly, it has to weigh at least 30-40 lbs.!). It appears to be a Erte, but there is no signature - hand signed or in plate - anywhere on it.

Did Erte produce art without a signature?

Is this a Erte?

I appreciate any help!








Collectibles & Art discussion

Jul 23, 2016 4:19:02 PM PT


Very large @  18" tall and 9" across at shoulders, moriage and beautiful artwork.Very thick gold detailing. Any idea where this originated, region or manufacturer, part of a motif set? V76



Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Jul 24, 2016 1:17:44 PM PT

Japan vase ident

Got a couple bags of jewelry at a flea market yestera\day (oh yeah) and found these faces marked Selro Corp. Thoughts appreciated as always Smiley Happy



Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Does this look like a propeller to anyone else? Thoughts appreciated, as always Smiley Happy



Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

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Collectibles & Art discussion

This was part of a large bag full of antique engravings & photogravures? I got last week. What was interesting about it is it had a sticky paper wit $2,000 written on it - and what look like the artist's signature nect to the title.

Is the signature "in plate' of hand signed? The way the last letter trails down past the indention all around it makes me a little hopeful it might be real? Did they even have ink back then? 

And if signed in plate, it's the only one like that in the 30-40 prints I have.

Finally, is this thing worth close to $2,000?!

Thanks, I appreciate the help










Collectibles & Art discussion

how to delete the multible variation from a draft that is saved but now i dont need the various options. It still shows up and says i need at least one option and price and wont let me complete my listing or delete the multible varation section from listing. I want this section below out of my life Thanks Randydolf




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Variations  Multi SKU Help
  • Number of variations: Incomplete

Getting Started question

Jul 23, 2016 10:28:20 AM PT

how to delete the variation from draft

I don't know if Taupou visits this forum any longer, but if not, if there's anyone else who could help me ID these baskets, it would be appreciated.


They are both shallow baskets/trays, measuring about 7 1/2" in diameter. I looked through two books: "The Art of the Basket," and "Indian Baskets," and decided they might be either Western Apache, Yavapai, or Havasupai, with the dark color dyed with Devil's Claw. Western Apache is my least favorite choice, because they seem to have more detail.


Then, again, I may be entirely wrong, so any help appreciated. Thank you.


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Collectibles & Art discussion

Jul 23, 2016 5:23:35 PM PT

Help w/small coiled baskets trays, please.

Very detailed, raised paint, odd mark. Stands 15". Actually quite beautiful. The last is with flash to show color...V76IMG_8858.JPGIMG_8859.JPGIMG_8860.JPGIMG_8856.JPG

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Jul 24, 2016 1:25:10 PM PT

one more vase..

I need help to identify exactly the model of this BING locomotive.When I see that this has plastic wheels I think it's not totally originalThanks for your help..

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Toys & Hobbies discussion

Jul 23, 2016 7:41:55 PM PT

Help ID Bing loco

Can any one identify these porcelain marks? My research has been fruitless! I think the piece is either double open salt cellars or a toothpick holder--Thanks so much


Selling question

Jul 24, 2016 12:36:05 AM PT

Porcelain Identity Mark?

White slag candy dish. Milk glass? Maker may be Imperial or Fenton, no mark . Measures 9 x 8 x 2" Any info appreciated.HPIM4417.JPG 


Depression/40s-50s-60s Glass

Jul 24, 2016 6:03:38 AM PT

Cupid Covered Candy Dish

Would appreciate any help identifying who made this tea set and approximately when. All pieces are painted with this same image. I've tried using a couple of the character recognition sites online, to no avail. 





Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Jul 24, 2016 9:07:41 AM PT

Japanese Porcelain Mark ID

Is this an Imperial Candlewick Pattern? Both the bowl and the underplate are etched with Hughes Cornflower. Imperial did alot of candlewick for Hughes in the earlier years but I can't seem to find this particular pattern of bowl or plate. Any information would be greatly appreciated. If you have the actual stock number and amount I could list it for I would be forever grateful. Thank you very muchcandlewick - 1.jpg

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Selling question

Hi All,  I have so far not been able to find anything with an embossed Bizzirri back stamp, such as is on this canister. I have only seen ink stamps. Does anyone have info on this or on this canister?  Thanks, Alison






Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Any knowledge on this piece? Maker? Age? Thank you so very much!



Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Jul 24, 2016 12:35:52 PM PT

Help in ID'ing an Opalescent Pink Glass Vase

Hi All,


I have an 18k gold bracelet that is marked "18K EU". I am trying to find out who the maker is. Anybody know what EU stands for?


The bracelet is 72.8 grams of solid 18k. It is extremely well made and the clasp completely blends in with the rest of the bracelet.






Jewelry & Gemstones discussion

Jul 25, 2016 7:46:09 AM PT

EU Makers Mark

Thanks for taking a look!


Recently purchased a tokidoki-for-lesportsac purse, from limited research I think this might be from 2006 or 2007, but could not find the pattern.  It has the little keychain figure (I think called a "Qee").


Purses are not really my thing, so ANY help, keywords, etc. is much, much appreciated. Heart  Thanks!




Fashion discussion

This has been hanging on the wall of my vacation home for many years, and I don't think I ever really researched it. It's probably close to 3' more or less. Any ideas who it is? Thanks for looking

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Collectibles & Art discussion

Jul 25, 2016 1:53:07 PM PT

Master Ship Painting

I am so not a linens person so I would really appreciate some help with ids on these tablecloths..Thankszip.jpg

Home & Garden discussion

Jul 25, 2016 2:25:33 PM PT

Need tablecloth ids

Help with this amsost antique sterling match safe with 10  brass matches It is 1 3/4 long and 1 1/2 wideFrom 1926 I have not seen one with thes matches.IMG_6047.JPGIMG_6046.JPGIMG_6042.jpg


i recently purchase this clock at n estate sale. The clock does read  Westclox on the face, however it easily slides out and I just get the feeling that it was not the original piece inside of the clock. The clock is wired poorly for electric and just does not appear to be a proper fit. Does anyone know anything about this clock? I am more interested in the body - I am a little crazy for anything Art Deco /Nouveau. Any info would be greatly appreciated.image.jpegimage.jpegimage.jpegimage.jpegimage.jpeg

Watches, Clocks and Timepieces discussion

I understand there is an expert in Italian Ceramics in this group (from another member who directed me here).  He believes this figure is from the 18th Century. I would appreciate any help in identifying the mark and maker.  Huge thanks in advance. 

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Did I find a old toy chest? Or a salesman sample?

Nice old miniature steamer trunk measures 18" x 11" x 11" and is made of a light wood.

It has a label inside lid, but no markings anywhere with a name. Does anyone know what I have or who made it?

I appreciate any help.














Collectibles & Art discussion


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Any clue about maker of this 5.5"  wheel thrown teapot?


thank you



Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Jul 25, 2016 4:48:39 PM PT

Pottery teapot maker's mark id if possible

Hope someone can help identify this large pedestal bowl.  The underside of the base indicates it was made in Italy-  Marking shows three lines of Italy-  Numbered  1496/641  with another number of 525 or possibly 523.  This is a large bowl that measures 10" x 6.75" H   The inside of the bowl has a large gold leaf pattern and all around the outside is alterating gold and white.  The rim is outline in gold finish with small raised dots.  Would like to know if anyone recognizes the pattern, the maker or the era.  I am at a loss so any information or direction would be greatly appreciated.






Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion


Can anyone help with this metal horn? I found it in our old place
how much does it worth? any ideas?IMG_20160723_175433.jpgIMG_20160723_175429.jpg

Collectibles & Art discussion

Jul 26, 2016 6:59:07 AM PT

Help with metal horn

Is this piece made by Laurel Burch? It is not signed and I found one similar by her. The tag reads New York Gold Dust and does not help me in my searches. Any ideas?IMG_0985.JPGIMG_0986.JPGIMG_0989.JPG IMG_0988.JPG

Collectibles & Art discussion

Jul 25, 2016 5:06:45 PM PT

Info please on this necklace/choker.

obviously a part of a set, great detail, has age, not new cr*p, pot pedestal? V76IMG_8864.JPGIMG_8867.JPGIMG_8868.JPGIMG_8870.JPGIMG_8869.JPG

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Jul 24, 2016 2:34:33 PM PT

Japan ...stand?

Hello again!


I have an 18k gold charm that is marked "750 LW". I am trying to find out who the maker is. Anybody know what LW stands for?


The charm is 10.6 grams of 18k with beautiful diamond accents.







Jewelry & Gemstones discussion

Jul 25, 2016 7:49:10 AM PT

LW Makers Mark


Selling question

Hi, I have this old Soldier's Pocket Bible which is dated 1643.  I know this is not form 1643 but the date it was first issued.  I don't know if this is from WW2 or not.  The logo on the front cover almost looks like Civil War but I doubt that.  I have searched all over the internet and can't find one like it.  Does anyone know the age of this?  Thank you for any help!


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Antiques discussion

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Collectibles & Art discussion

I would really appreciate any assistance with either an ID or suggestion for description of this very small creamer and sugar.  The sugar is only about 2.5 in to top of finial and the creamer is about 1 3/4 to top of spout.  The only mark is gold stamped number L-204.  demicrsug1.jpg

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

I am so not a linens person so I would really appreciate some help with ids on these tablecloths..Thankszip.jpg

Collectibles & Art discussion

Jul 25, 2016 1:23:41 PM PT

Please help with tablecloth ids

Hi y'all,

I need help please to identify.



Horsehead, FRANCE, NIOX, Christofle


Is it Spatours ? solid silver or silver plate?

How much do you think it worth?



Collectibles & Art discussion

Jul 25, 2016 4:27:58 PM PT

Christofle France identify

Anyone have an idea of what this might be? Its small, 1" x 1/2" and 1/4" thickness.



Antiques and Research

8.75" footed fan vase found at a local estate sale.  Hobstar-type design in center.  Any info appreciated!



Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Jul 24, 2016 7:42:13 AM PT

Cut/Pressed Glass/Lead Crystal Fan Vase

Hi I  am trying to id vase. It is about  10.25 " tall and 6" in dia, The pattern on the outside looks and feels like a lizard  skin. It is hand carved and very intricate. Thanks before hand. RAAPHDS

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion



How to escape the heat.


Good morning everyone



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Jul 25, 2016 5:22:49 PM PT

New to eBay Daily Chat for Tuesday July 26

I got this for .25 at a Garage Sale it is very old - The center looks like wood grain which is unusual. Mark on the bottom says England with a W in a Crecent. Is this a religious wine cup? My best guess. Cup measures 3 1/4" by 1" tall. Thanks for help with maker and what it is.







Collectibles & Art discussion

I was told by the antique dealer when I bought them that these two small figurines are made of wood. But something tells me they are made of something else. I'm hoping somebody will recognize the material by seeing close-ups. I'm also interested in any input you may have on their history. Thanks to anyone that can help!


My observations: There is a vertical mold line down the middle of each figurine. The coloring is either ink or paint and will come off easily when scratched. The bottoms look like a composite to me, but not the new kind. There are vertical hash marks on everything but the heads.


I have lots of photos just in case one helps more than another. Please tell me if you want me to email them to you.


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Collectibles & Art discussion

Jul 26, 2016 8:27:16 AM PT

Vintage Figurines of Jewish Couple

Does anyone know what game this is for. It has metal chips, thought it might be backgammon but no board and there is cards, any help greatly appreciated.



Collectibles & Art discussion

Jul 26, 2016 9:28:07 AM PT

Help with board game please

Could someone please tell me what kind of razor this is, is it a safety razor? And any idea what era? Any help greatly appreciated.



Collectibles & Art discussion

Jul 26, 2016 9:30:40 AM PT

Vintage Gillette Razor help please

This is a first on all my years of ebay.  Someone bought a piece of Indian pottery from me. I packed it in airbags, then padded with bubble paper and styrofoam, and sent in a large enough box so that there was plenty of room surrounding the item.  I sent it priority to cut down on the number of days in the mail stream.  I even refunded $1.50 in postage to pass along some of my savings (of course, this went without any acknoiwledgment).  I always check delivery and saw that it had been received.


My husband and I went on vacation, and when I got back (about 12 days after the item was fist mailed), the person retrieving my mail had put the package with my other mail.  I looked and the package had "Refusd" written on the top.  I opened the package and there was the indian pot, as packed and unbroken.  I wrote the seller asking- what happened, since I hadn't a clue from any communications that it was headed back my way. Got back a bizarre reply:  "The shipping box was pretty beat up.  Look like the pot could be damaged!  Was advised to return."  Now, there were dents on the box, but some of these were pre-existing because I recycle, and there were no deep or penetrating impacts.  And the item was not broken when returned to me.  I went ahead and refunded the amount of the item, but told him that because he had made the choice to refuse the shipment, that I could not refund shipping since I had fulfilled my obligation in delivering it to his address.  He wrote back to thank me for the item refund, but then  said "I don't think I should have to pay the shipping as the box was really not in good condition and the item could have been damaged." Then told me he still wants the item (no offer to pay postage).  I wrote back and explained that he would have had a full refund if he had opened the item and it was broken, and that US postal insurance would have covered it, but that it was his choice not to do that and I should not have to bear the cost of postage out of my own pocket.  I have now received an email that what goes around comes around and that a "good positive rating is always good for the seller."  He then tells me he always takes care of the buyer no matter what the issue might be.  (This is an interesting comment, since he has NO feedback left for him as a seller and does not appear to sell on eBay).  He threatens to contact paypal and ebay, and I have assured him that they will likely listen to me too.


At this point, even if he offered extra postage to resend, I wouldn't.  It sort of falls within the zone of "fool me once, shame on you.  Fool me twice, shame on me."  I predict that if I were stupid enough to remail it, then he would comb the item for the least little item and take the position that a full refund was in order for something "undisclosed."  Wish I had waited to leave feedback but I generally do it once an item is received.

Selling discussion

So can i just say buyer wants to cancel are can't ship to address and not get a defect ? I google his name and it's in the obltuary I don't want to open a unpaid on a dead person.  

Selling discussion

I was hoping to bid on an auction set for tomorrow morning. There were already 7 bids. Today I see the seller shows the listing as "Ended with 0 Bids."  The seller has decided not to sell, and ended the auction a day early.  I was under the impression that the seller had to go through with an auction, just as a buyer must pay when they win an auction. 


Should I report this activity, and how do I do that?


I looked at the seller's feedback--it is 100% positive, but almost all of it is as a buyer.



Bidding & Buying discussion

I know I'm impatient, but is it really too much to expect more than 2 views on my listings? Are people just not buying? Is anyone home, eBay? LOL. I'm about ready to pull the plug. I've marked things as low as possible just trying to clear some stuff out (so I can get new stuff)... UGH.

Selling discussion


I sold the items more than $1,500 and just wondering how much eBay taking away from my account, i.e., listing items,  insertion fees, pictures and etc.?


On the  PayPal site, I can see how much PayPal chaged all of  my sold items that is very easy to see.  However, there are NO way to find how much eBay charged all of my sold items.


Your help would be greatly appreciated.

Selling question

I sold item on July 9th person paid on July 11th. It showed paid to eBay I have transaction number of PayPal but it's never showed up in PayPal. Everytime I send PayPal information they send me somewhere else. It's not buyers fought she has proof of her payment. What do I do?

Selling discussion

Jul 25, 2016 12:57:36 PM PT

eBay shows paid not showed paid. to PayPal

Buyer bought 2 items separately and I want to ship together, but ebay shows no way to print only one label. Anyone know how?

Shipping & Returns question

Jul 24, 2016 5:15:45 PM PT

One shipping label for 2 items?

An item I'm following was sold for $1000 which is more than 2x the typical high sale (it was a live auction).  When I looekd into it I saw it was just one bidder and he bid himself from $200 up to $1000!?  How/why?  Is he just new and panicked?


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Bidding & Buying discussion

Jul 24, 2016 9:45:16 AM PT

how did this guy bid himself up to $1000

This one has me concerned. I am an infrequent seller but inherited a bunch of coins I need to sell.  I listed an expensive gold coin set as an auction (starting bid $2,700) with a Buy it Now of $3,510. Auction ran ten days, no bids. I relisted the item same way but with a $100 lower starting price. Almost immediately I get the "sold" email, from a bidder who has 0 feedback and who joined eBay the same day, July 23, 2016. He used buy it now when he could (if he was following the listing) have purchased it as an auction, given that there were no bids the first time.


Couple of other screwy things: he provided a street shipping address, to Illinois, and a cell phone number that is in North Carolina. He also wants more pictures of the set, but the listing already had pics of each coin's front as well as the front and back of the set (what other pictures could there be, other that the back side?).


I have not yet invoiced him. Your opinion - any reason to be concerned?

Selling question

Jul 24, 2016 10:12:54 AM PT

Zero Feedback "Joined Today" Purchaser

Hi, can anyone help me with this purse in finding the style name?  It measures 10x8.5x2.5.  Thanks in advance

Fashion discussion

Jul 23, 2016 5:20:20 PM PT

Coach style name?

I want to block someone from making any further purchases from me.   I didn't used to have a problem find the place to do it, but it seems now it's not there.  



Buying & Selling Basics question

Could someone please help identify the language that the  text  is written in,  on this page? I was told it is from a religious text.  It is framed and under glass. It is at least vintage - again - from what I was told. I had hoped to include several pictures but it looks like space for one is offered?

Thank you very much

Collectibles & Art discussion

I wrote to seller because of sent item was damaged. (S)he promised that (s)he will send a new item without resend damaged item.

I waiting two month ago but nothing send to me...


How can I foward whole emails to ebay solution center bacuase of I'm out of 30 days protection.


Shipping & Returns discussion

Would anyone mind looking at my page? I don't have many items listed. I would appreciate any thoughts on my prices, descriptions, titles, etc.. Please be kind. I'm learning here.:-)


Buying & Selling Basics discussion

Jul 23, 2016 10:51:21 AM PT

New Seller Needs Advice

I had a buyer request a return, and eBay of course gives us the option to buy a label to allow the buyer to return the item. However, when I click that option, it takes me nowhere so I don't know how the buyer actually gets the label. The two times I did this option, the buyers said they never received anything so they could not ship back to me. The third time, I just bought one on stamps.com, scanned it, and added it as an attachment to an eBay message to the buyer, to ensure they got a label. Frustrating.

Shipping & Returns question

Jul 23, 2016 5:41:35 PM PT

How do I send a return label to a buyer?

How do I send more money to a seller to cover unexpected costs for an oversize package to be transported via Greyhound Freight?

Shipping & Returns question

Rarely do I buy anything, I am a seller (small at that of 4 years). First time in the community so I'm not sure how it works but will figure it out. I purchased a couple items back in May a month later still never received them. I had already opened a resolution paid not received and of course Ebay refunded my money.

This seller harrassed me to no end, offering me anything in the world, just to remove 2 (only factual negative feedbacks). Ebay limited his selling (may have closed that account). What I want to know is this: that was a total nightmare to figure out!


Now he has two totally different names, 4 shipping from addresses (only show on tracking) listings show totally different states and location of items. He now has opened another account (now with screen name history as normal on a profile).


I wouldnt normally mess with someone like this (as lets just say I know whats going on ""NOW) Ebay has pretty much closed his accounts but keeps opening new ones, different names, addresses, listing located at, then tracking label printed - nothing ever ships.


Is it within policy for listings to show a location (as in a totally different far away state) but them label printed (in another  totally far away state) Make is 4 states. Two different names, different screen names. The person came close to threating me so I reported it to Ebay and they took over from there.


My question is: Can you have listings (lots) showing the item in located in various states, but labels printed in other states, and by two different names?


TX I do not want this to happen again.


And I am not even sure where to find comments to this????

Bidding & Buying discussion

Buyer had a buyer's remorse (I guess) but just refused the package. I just got it back. Zero communication - didn't send a msg saying he/she isn't interested anymore and didn't open a return request (which would have been approved automatically) - what am I supposed to do?


Never happend to me before.

Selling discussion

Jul 25, 2016 1:51:12 PM PT

Refused Package

It's been a while since I've listed anything for sale and I noticed a big difference in the procedure.  One thing I don't see anymore is the "require immediate payment" on a buy it now offer.  Is that no longer an option?



Selling discussion

Jul 25, 2016 11:23:26 AM PT

Immediate Payment

I have another account that I want to link with this account.  I cant find the place to do it.

My Account question

Jul 25, 2016 1:45:43 PM PT


Starting an eBay Business question

Hi! Just opened a new selling account in addition to my store which has TRS status. Since I obviously have 0 feedback on the new account, is it ok to mention somewhere in my listings about my selling history. I am afraid my 0 feedback might scare off potential buyers. Any suggestions? Thanks in advance!!!



Selling question

Jul 24, 2016 3:13:51 PM PT

New selling account

My buyer would like to return an item.  Do they need to send me a special form requesting a refund?  They have only sent me a message through ebay. 

I would like to send them a return label but have been unable to do so.  My seller dashboard does not show any return requests. 

Help, if you can.



Shipping & Returns question

Jul 24, 2016 2:56:57 PM PT

Buyer returns

Say you have an item listed with a start price of $10.00, There are 2 bids on it but the price still says $10.00. Why is this?

Bidding & Buying question

Jul 23, 2016 1:54:11 PM PT


Hi can someone help me identify this mark?

Thanks for any help!!

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Jul 25, 2016 11:50:59 AM PT

Can someone help with hallmark on cup?

Can multiple purchases that are paid for individually be combined?  A single buyer purchased 3 items and paid for them individually...how can I combine them in order to offer this buyer a shipping discount?

Seller Hub discussion


Turbo Lister will not restore any items/listings within any backup file (there are several that should contain the listings I desire) after the items/listings were accidently deleted (along with the folder that they were in) in one Turbo Lister session.  These items/listing were in an unsold folder, other items in other folders restore as normal.


What I tried:  Unistalling and reinstalling TL. Installing TL on another computer and attempting to restore database from thumb drive.  Renaming backup files (so that my username isn't part of the filename), I've tried restoring from an external backup hard drive.


Note that during the restore process, a window appears tha says: Processing for (my username).  This doesn't happen during a normal, sucessfull restore.


Any ideas?


Tools & Apps question

Jul 25, 2016 7:10:49 AM PT

Turbo Lister will not restore database

how can i report a member(seller) who keeps listing out of stock item? i purchased and paid but seller told me out of stock but they still keep listing and listing page shows still 3 pcs are in stock. i emailed to ebay cs for help explaining the situation and they told me to click "report a member" and write the problem so that ebay can warn or punish seller but i cannot find "report a member" section. thank you for your kindest help.

Tools & Apps question

Jul 25, 2016 4:20:21 PM PT

report a member

Bidding & Buying question

Jul 25, 2016 3:27:08 PM PT


Would someone please help me identify this brand.  There is no tags at all.  This is the third time posting.



Buying & Selling Basics question

Jul 23, 2016 1:41:42 PM PT

Please I need help identifying a brand?

I have a small pile of 1902-0 Morgan BU Dollars VAM-26A.   I have a customer who regularly sells me BU rolls and last March I found one of them in the rolls so I gave it to another dealer to submit to PCGS and he sold it for me on consignment at Heritage.  Last week the customer brought me more.


Here is my dilemma, I only submit using NGC myself, and selling through Heritage was not all that great.  I think I can do just as well on eBay with them- one of them I sold here in about 5 minutes (either too cheap or just found the right buyer)  but the better ones I want to have graded. 


However I cannot find what people use for a registry for the Elite Clashed Die Varieties.   The ones I have are suppossedly very rare -I think perhaps I have half a roll of them approx so far- but maybe originally there were only a few rolls produced, idk.  I reseached a bit and found one sold (MS63 Anacs) a few years back for about $1600.


Should I go Anacs with them?  Is it easy to get set up to submit with them?  Or do they need PCGS grading for that secret society (tongue in cheek-I just can't find it?   I have looked on the NGC and PCGS registry set pages, so I am trying to figure it out all by myself...


I suppose I could just do whatever I want and let the next owner deal with it, but trying to get the most I can for these.  Heritage just wasn't it for me.  The one I sold there is currently for sale for 4 times what I got for it.   My coins/bills usually end up at the last day at the last minute, or the last one (1902-O VAM 26A) they forgot to mention that it was a VAM at all, so I had to call my dealer and ask him to call Heritage and get them to change it so it didn't get sold for 50 bucks (yikes)...


thanks guys (and gals), miss y'all (got, got, got, got no time)

Coins & Paper Money discussion

Jul 23, 2016 8:40:14 PM PT

VAM submissions



I recently had a buyer leave positive feedback  "Great doing business with!!!!". Smiley Happy Thing is they dinged my DSR. Smiley Sad It was for the "item as described" category. Why leave positive, if not happy? (not complaining, just wondering). FWIW, buyer never contacted me. Should I just go ahead and block them? My gut says YES.



Selling question

Jul 25, 2016 3:59:34 PM PT

To block or not to block?

Batik?? been stored since 1989.  Any info as to style/design greatly appreciated..Thanks

Collectibles & Art discussion

Jul 24, 2016 5:16:13 PM PT

need textile expert please

Is it smarter to list fewer items for sale?  It seems that the items at the bottom don't get any attention but when they start to move up due to date they then begin to get watchers.  Just curious - should I just list all my items and keep them up for whatever amount of time it takes to sell them (relisting) or take some off?

Selling question

Jul 24, 2016 9:34:01 AM PT

listing items for sale

ok so ultimately I'm not in trouble, but I do wonder why ebay works this way.

I do have my "countries I won't ship to" setup, but sometimes I list some of my items as "US-only shipping". This keeps international customers from purchasing it.
However, I've just had an international customer WIN a bid on a item that was set to "US-only shipping".
He's in a country I allow, so I'll go ahead and ship. But what the heck? If an item is set to "US-only" and only displays shipping prices for USA, why does it allow Non-USA customers to bid on an item?
It doesn't allow them to purchase a "BUY IT NOW" Item that is set to US-only shipping, so why does it allow them to bid?




Yes, if they are not a country I ship to, they are blocked from bidding.
It's just odd that if you specifically set a CERTAIN item to USA-only shipping , it still allows Non-USA to BID on that item. They cannot BUY IT NOW on any items set to USA-only shipping.
I might have some bidding items set for International shipping and other bidding items set to USA-only shipping. That's why I don't understand why international bidders can bid on BOTH of these items.

The customer is Russian and using a UK forwarding business, which is fine with me. I've used forwarding services for things from Japan. I'm just surprised these people bid on items that don't show the shipping rate on the page because its set to USA-only shipping.



I think I figured out what happened...maybe.
Since the seller is Russian and using forwarding services, he/she actually also has a USA forwarding address. So I think they were allowed to bid on my USA-shipping-only item because they have a USA address attached to their account. However, for whatever reason, their UK address is the one that appears on any invoice I try to send them. Maybe they have the UK forwarding address set as their default
I'm currently working with them to try and see if they can change the address for the invoice on their end because I certainly can't change it on my end.


The Buyer couldn't see anything to select that would change their address. But when they "requested a payment amount" for the item, the address thankfully got auto-updated to their USA one. Then I was able to send them an invoice with the correct shipping amount for that USA address.


Bidding & Buying question

I need help identifying a Japanese soft vinyl monster figure--Sofubi Kaiju. It stands about 5" high. It is mostly black with hand painted red, white, gray and silver accents. It stands on two legs, each having a 4-toed foot. The torso and head consist of a giant bloodshot eyeball being held by 5 large talons (the back of the hand the talons are attached to is modeled on the back). The bottom of one foot is incised: JAPAN and the bottom of the other is incised with Japanese writing and UMMIKKO (I think that is the name of the designer/maker of the figure). I want to list this item but don't know 1) the name of the figure and 2) what it might be worth. Thanking you so much for your time.

Toys & Hobbies discussion

How can I keep the number of items sold displaying on that item and still not sell any in the wintertime?

Selling question



So a buyer recently won an auction for a laptop I am selling. He says he got a payment error and paypal told him he needs to get my email address and wants me to start corresponding with him through his phone number. This buyer also created his account on the day the auction was going to end. How should I proceed, I have already verified my paypal account works. Why would he needmy email address in order to pay?


Thank you

Payments question

Jul 25, 2016 9:19:48 AM PT

Buyer says he is having issues with paypal.

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