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I saw a listing and wanted more picutres.  The seller had hist email address in the details, so I emailed him directoy asked for more picutres of specific things.

 

He then pulled the listing and asked for personal information, and of course I didn't play that game.

 

I want to be able to report the member, but the listing is gone and I can't find it.

 

I can't find a way to contact ebay about potential seller fraud.

 

Here is the exchange:

 

GmailGregory ***** <*****@gmail.com>

Ramirez on ebay
7 messages

Gregory ***** <*****@gmail.com>Tue, Apr 21, 2015 at 3:17 PM
To: *****@gmail.com
Hey, can you show me a picture of the full label?  It doesn't sound like it's actually a 1A.

james robertson <*****@gmail.com>Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 2:22 AM
To: Gregory ***** <*****@gmail.com>
The item is already at shipping company ready to be shipped.
If you want to buy it now for the price of $3500 with shipping and handling included, i will need your full name, address(shipping address) and username so i can contact the eBay team to let them know about our transaction, and after they will approve it, you will receive an invoice containing all the steps that you need to follow for this to be a safe and fast transaction. Also a phone number is required where you can be found at any hour(cell phone). My auction is 14 days money back guarantee (if it's not like we agreed, or broken you will receive the money back). I can ship in 3 days, and please let me know if we can arrange a deal
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Gregory ***** <*****@gmail.com>Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 9:53 AM
To: james robertson <*****@gmail.com>
I don't see the item on ebay any more.  Is it still there?
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james robertson <*****@gmail.com>Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 10:34 AM
To: Gregory ***** <*****@gmail.com>
Yes sir the item is ready to be shipped...
If you want to buy it now for the price of $3500 with shipping and handling included, i will need your full name, address(shipping address) and username so i can contact the eBay team to let them know about our transaction, and after they will approve it, you will receive an invoice containing all the steps that you need to follow for this to be a safe and fast transaction. Also a phone number is required where you can be found at any hour(cell phone). My auction is 14 days money back guarantee (if it's not like we agreed, or broken you will receive the money back). I can ship in 3 days, and please let me know if we can arrange a deal
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Gregory ***** <*****@gmail.com>Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 10:35 AM
To: james robertson <*****@gmail.com>
I can't find it today for some reason.  Will you link me to the item or provide the item number?
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james robertson <*****@gmail.com>Thu, Apr 23, 2015 at 4:52 AM
To: Gregory ***** <*****@gmail.com>
I stopped the auction for you. Now i wait your e-mail with your fullname and shipping address so i can contact eBay to finish this transaction.
thank you


Jamie


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Gregory ***** <*****@gmail.com>Thu, Apr 23, 2015 at 6:36 AM
To: james robertson <*****@gmail.com>

Sorry, I'm not falling for that.  Good luck with your scamming.

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Hello, could anyone help me figure out if this is real or not. Thank you for your time.

 

 

 

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Fashion discussion

Apr 23, 2015 2:38:48 PM PT

real or fake Coach

Trying to add my active listings to my catogories. Every time I do, they go to "Other" and not what I chose.

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Selling question

Apr 25, 2015 1:12:15 PM PT

What am I doing wrong?

OK..here's another oil painting on canvas that I have.  This time I can read the signature (Walton).  I have looked that up and cannot find this identical painting.  I'm trying to find the actual name of the print.  There's a similar one for sale on Ebay, but it's a lady by a lake.  Anyone?  Thanks so much in advance.

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Collectibles & Art discussion

Apr 23, 2015 12:53:47 AM PT

Title of oil painting signed by Walton

Found a jar of junk jewelry at TS.  Anyone see anything interesting? Know what the DBH/BDH/BHD stands for?  The ring is adjustable faux leather with enamel butterfly marked "N".  Earring at bottom have lion charm. Think there's a complete picture later!

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Shell earrings with gold gilt.  Acrylic stones? Fossil watch.

 

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Glass Micro mosiac.  This stumps me--See sold from 3.00 to 4000.  This is a keychain.  M/N Italia on pendant 

Patent Made in Italy on keychain ring.  Haven't fount that mark anywhere. Much shinier than picture.

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Apr 24, 2015 1:22:22 PM PT

Jar of stuff!

 

 

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

I was revising an item on eBay (something I RARELY do... and I clicked this option at the bottom just to see what it did:

 

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Now understand I do NOT have IPR clicked anywhere on my listing or in my third party listed... I don't want it, I can't stand it... in fact I hate the farding thing...

 

BUT... When I clicked that option this is what I found under the payment tab... WTH!!!!

 

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So I went and checked a few others.... they are ALLLLLLL checked... and they aren't showing in the payment section as being checked...

 

Am I going to have to go through every single listing every time I list something to UNcheck this stupid thing?!?!?

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Good morning everyone.

 

Radine

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Good morning everyone.

 

Radine

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Bought this awhile back in California.

Hand laced suede panels. Fringe details with glass beads & feathers.

Bone buttons (possibly antler horns), each one individually cut.

What do I have here & what is the value range?

Is it Native American or vtg 70s Rich hippie (a la Cher)

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Collectibles & Art discussion

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Apr 23, 2015 12:54:46 PM PT

Can anyone help identify this vase, TYVM.

 

Thanks So much!! I don't know much about Burberry bags... but this one feels it has very good quality! I just really need to double check....

 

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Fashion discussion

Apr 24, 2015 11:43:21 AM PT

Need help authenticating a Burberry handbag

Here's hoping the art experts are out there today!  I got this really nice painting (when you can paint the cows realistically it's a nice painting!) today at my local thrift store, but I can't make out the signature. The name is written really small, but the writing is nice - like they've signed their name a few times before. So I'm hoping if you can't make out the letters, maybe someone recognizes the style or look of the signature. 

PS - I see Stomenotos, but nothing comes when I google that.

Thanks, I appreciate any help with this.

 

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Collectibles & Art discussion

Apr 23, 2015 2:44:15 PM PT

HELP IDENTIFY SIGNATURE ON PAINTING

For instance...what shape is this, lol? Layered rhinestone and molded glass brooch is all I got! Looks maybe floral?

 

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Apr 23, 2015 6:31:20 PM PT

Any KW help appreciated!

Morning all!!   

 

We have a special lady (kinda in our midst) that is having a BIRTHDAY Sat April 24.

 

I know it`s a day early, but want to have plenty of time for all our joolies to  pop in with wishes for her special day tomorrow!

 

Her name is Miz Lillian & she is our own Tex`s mama!  I won`t divulge her age (will leave that up to Tex) but we should all be so lucky! :catwink:

 

 

Isn`t she a doll???

 

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Soooooo..Miz Lillian..to start your celebration.. wishing you a  Happy & Blessed birthday with some flowers for you.  :heart:

 

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New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

Normally I can see them pretty definatively but tonight I can't decide if they are figure 8's or not. Something just looks "off" to me. I dunno, maybe it is just the angle of them!

 

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Apr 24, 2015 5:05:24 PM PT

Figure 8"s?

Hi, Is anyone familiar with this mark?  I checked the art-amerindien.com site and did not see it under pictoral marks or under the M section.  Any help with the mark or other sites to check is appreciated.  For a second I thought the Sterling stamp might be a name, but I think it is just Sterling weirdly overstamped with Sterling.

 

Thanks !

 

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Apr 23, 2015 12:54:08 PM PT

Help with mark on Native American pendant

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Antiques discussion

Apr 23, 2015 4:54:51 PM PT

vintage lion rope artistic mystery

Hi I need help to find out info info that you might know about this painting and artist signature.  Country of origin ect. It is on canvas and about 23"X20". Thanks so much. RAAPHDS.

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I picked up a beautiful Victorian photo album yesterday, full of wonderful images and I wanted to share this lovely woman's photograph.

Is she wearing some lovely jewels or what ? I love looking at old photographs, but it's especially nice when they have on their bling. :smileyhappy:

 

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Apr 25, 2015 10:30:50 AM PT

Victorian photograph, love the jools !

Show us what you found this week.

This is my best bling this week ..... my first great-grandson!  Athens was 7 pounds 12 oz and 21 1/2 inches long with lots of hair.

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Apr 24, 2015 5:08:55 PM PT

WEEK-END BLING

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I hope this will be the last time I need to bother you sterling gurus, but can anyone identify this pattern?

 

And many thanks for all the help you have given me.


Sue

Antiques discussion

I have just posted another post qith more serious question, but this just want to check people's opinion:

 

Seller said the the height of the sofa with feet is 27''.

 

 

I measured the height with feet 28.75".

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Ebay closed the case saying seller's description is accurate.

 

Do I not get something here? I just honestly don't understand the situation and started to think I am missing something obvious....

Buying & Selling Basics discussion

Apr 25, 2015 3:24:08 AM PT

please confirm I am not an idiot?

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I picked this up for $.50 at a church sale the shoulder strap is missing but i love it anyways. It is rugged and i love the color. I think it must be a fake for the price or did i get lucky? Any ideas? Thank you kindly for your time :smileyhappy:

Buying & Selling Basics question

Apr 23, 2015 12:29:51 PM PT

Real or fake Coach

Hope I can get some help with a few EAPG id's  I was active here for a short while about a year ago but had to stop. Any help will be greatly appreciated. I've done a lot of searching and found id's for quite a few pieces but these I can't seem to place. Thanks for looking.sstop    IMG_7555.JPGIMG_7552.JPGIMG_7550.JPGIMG_7553.JPGIMG_7544.JPGIMG_7541.JPGIMG_7546.JPG

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Apr 24, 2015 5:13:33 PM PT

EAPG GLASS ID'S PLEASE

Each of these bookends (I think they are bookends)  measures 4 3/4" wide, 3 1/2" tall and 2 1/4" thick. They are a mustard yellow color and the clay is white. They are unmarked and have crazing. The flowers look like daisies and a tulip, though I had thought water lily because it looked like a lily pad behind them. I haven't had any luck searching for art pottery bookends with those type of flowers. I was hoping someone might recognize them. Thanks for any info or suggestions!

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Apr 25, 2015 7:02:52 AM PT

WEEKEND TREASURES...SHOW US YOUR FINDS!

It`s 2".    Unique design the way the clusters of 5 marquis wire over to the front from the back (clear as mud..right?)  

 

Any ideas on origin? I`m getting a West Germany or Austria vibe, but alas, no marking.

 

Not quite sure how to descripe the larger pear shaped..all I can think of is a soft, muted Sabrina? That correct?

 

Thank ya!

 

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Apr 25, 2015 2:24:28 PM PT

Any Ideas On This Lovely Brooch?

Hi,

I have 2 pieces I need some help with.

#1 is a glossy porcelain piece witn an impressed mark - I can only make out the ampersand symbol not the letters. It is 4 1/4"L x 3 1/2"H.

#2 is a bulldog figure on the British Flag. some kind of molded (?) porcelain maybe.

Any ideas or information is appreciated.

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Hey All,

 

Its been a long time since I have been around and I am happy to see there is still some sort of doll board. I went on toys and hobbies and saw a link here.  I

am wondering if anyone knows which doll this belongs to as its not on the box I was thinking maybe lissy, or elise? It measures approx 13.5"x13.5". I went thru many of my books and did not see it there. Also did some searches etc. no hits. Thanks in advance for any help.

 

 

 

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Dolls discussion

Hello: Anyone familiar with perfume bottles? This has an art glass base in pink and white. The metal atomizer parts look like they were made by Devilbiss. True? My concern is that this looks very new. It is in perfect condition and the glass style looks new to me. Remember, though, I am NO glass expert. Can anyone help me with this?

 

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It's 8" tall.

 

Thanks so much!

 

Juli

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Apr 24, 2015 2:40:24 PM PT

Devilbiss? Perfume Bottle Help Please

Hi, Is anyone familiar with this mark?  I checked the art-amerindien.com site and did not see it under pictoral marks or under the M section.  Any help with the mark or other sites to check is appreciated.  For a second I thought the Sterling stamp might be a name, but I think it is just Sterling weirdly overstamped with Sterling.

 

This has also been posted on the Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group, with no replies so far.

 

Thanks !

 

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Jewelry & Gemstones discussion

Apr 24, 2015 12:35:01 PM PT

Help with mark on Native American pendant

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This is the next to the last sterling piece I need help identifying.  Anyone recognize?

 

Thanks,


Sue

Antiques discussion

Hopeing someone can help identify the artist of this colorful pottery pitcher with what looks to be a holly leaf.  The bottom is incised with letters that appears to be ufyc or ufmc but doesn't make sense to me.  Also incised Italy and numbered.  Appreciate any help provided.DSCN0887.JPG

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Collectibles & Art discussion

IMG_0547.jpgIMG_0545.jpgThe first one, The picture"Venice" is an authentic antique etching by F. Farkas.  With tilted towers in corner. Sold 5/13/2011. There is a very small tear on the bottom right near the artist name. 

The second one is the famous Castle Garth part of Newcastle-0n-Tyne by C. Manning done before 1889.  I found  a lot of photos for this scene around this date in flicker basically identical to the painting with different people.  None had the painters name of C. Manning.  I am totally lost when it comes to these pictures.  Any help with any pricing, so I can list them would be greatly appreciated.  I am at my moms going through years of collections of a lot of mysteries.

Tools & Apps question

I bought the sofa from the seller. When I was buying it, the dimensions of the sofa were the most important factor for me in choosing which sofa to buy because I have a very narrow door and staircase. So I specifically asked for the "exact" dimensions of the sofa, not just the approximate ones. Seller then added the dimensions of the sofa to the description. I checked the added dimensions against my door and the staircase and they were OK. I then paid by Paypal and arranged a delivery company. The the sofa arrived it appreared that the dimensions were wrong, especially the most important dimension for me - the height (i.e. the smallest dimension) of the sofa.

 

I immidiately messaged the seller but he rufused to accept the return. I then opened the case. After a number of communication with eBay and seller EBay closed the case in the seller's favour with the following comment to me in the email I received: “We've determined that the seller has described the item accurately.”

 

Seller said the the height of the sofa is 27'' including the feet. On the pictures it can be clearly seen that the height with feet is 28.75" (73 cm) height (including feet which are 3" (7.6 cm)).

 

The difference may look little but when we are talking brick wall 1.75'' is quite a lot and there is no real way to get a sofa through a space if that space is smaller than the sofa even by 1 inch. 

 

I wanted to appeal but whe I pressed the "I want to appeal" button on the page, the page immidiately turned to "Your appeal was made and we will come back to your" message, I wasn't given any opportunity to explain anything or upload the photos. In 10 minutes the paga again chencged and now is saying "Your appeal was unsuccessful". I haven't received any email confrming that I made the appeal and it was unsuccessful, not any explanation why it was unsuccessful. I have then sent an email to Ebay Customer Support asking this question, explaining my situationa nd attaching the photos, but did not get any response.

 

What can I do now? I spent £460 for the sofa and £56 for the delivery company, and now I don't have money for another sofa and this sofa is blocking my hallway downstairs because it cannot fit through anywhere else because of its height.

 

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Buying & Selling Basics discussion

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Historical Memorabilia discussion

Apr 25, 2015 3:22:26 PM PT

this is paper is it an original or repro

After a buyer received item they want to return, so I sent a return label. buyer can not get to Post Office till date that refund is due. I do not want to refund money until I have my coin back. Please advise, and see below.

 

Dear grcooper68,

ok,
i will ship it out this monday. i work the next few days and will not be able to get to the post office. thank you for your time,
richard

- everything4george
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From: grcooper68
To: everything4george
Subject: grcooper68 sent a message about 1944-D Hand Engraved AW Initials in MS 64! #321723443273
Sent Date: Apr-23-15 10:59:15 PDT

Dear everything4george,

Sorry you are not happy with your purchase, so I sent a return label so the item can be returned. I will refund the full purchase price when the coin is received. I want everyone to be satisfied.

Thanks,
grcooper

- grcooper68

 

Hi grcooper68,

everything4george requested to return 1944-D Hand Engraved AW Initials in MS 64! because something is wrong with the item. The buyer requested a full refund.

Next steps:

See the request details. Be sure to resolve the buyer's request by Apr 28, 2015. After that date, the buyer could ask us to open a case, and this can affect your seller performance level.

Note that if you accept a return, you'll be charged for return shipping because the buyer mentioned that something's wrong with the item.

See request details
 

You can ask us to step in and help if there's a problem with the buyer's request.

Item Information
 
 
 
Item ID:321723443273
Order ID:321723443273-0
Buyer email:richardray7771967@hotmail.com
Sale price:$110.00
Sale date:Apr-19-15 13:48:55 PDT
Buyer ID:everything4george
Return ID:5008892785
Return opened:Apr-23-15 05:40:57 PDT
Return shipping:seller pays
Return reason:It arrived damaged
Comments:hello sir, i appreciate the prompt shipping, but there is a problem with the coin. let me first say that i am not trying to be a jerk. i am an experienced numismatist with over 45 years of service. the holder has been cracked open and re-glued. the holder is supposed to be hermetically sealed. the coin does appear to be a au-58 as well. i realize when i bought the coin you do not offer returns, but you have to see my side of it. it appears as if a better quality coin was in the holder, the holder cracked open and this coin was substituted. that may not have happened, but if i were to resubmit the coin for it to be re slabbed there is no doubts in my mind that it would come back as au-58. can you work with me on the price of the coin. a fair price for this would be $75. i completely understand your policy and i am not trying to upset a fellow person from North Carolina but i was hoping some sort of resolution. thank you, Richard

Shipping & Returns question

Apr 25, 2015 6:16:46 AM PT

Returns and refunds

Hi. Does anyone know what the mark on this bowl says?

I searched Gotheborg and couldn't find it.

It is 3" tall x 9" wide and weighs a little over 2 pounds.

The design has butterflies and flowers.

The flowers have dots on them that you can feel.

Any help is much appreciated.

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Apr 25, 2015 10:35:25 AM PT

Help With ID And Maker Of Ceramic Asian Bowl

Can this lamp possibly be a Fenton lamp? The base is marked HEDCO, searched using HEDCO Fenton and see there are some but , not in this pattern. Can someone please assist in an ID? Measures approx 16" tall. Thanks very much!Fenton Violets Snow Lamp (2).JPGFenton Violets Snow Lamp (3).JPG

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

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I just need to change the size from L to XL for above item I've requested before?

Please let me know when I will receive the iteam (date)?

Thank you.

My Account question

Just "mark" in lower case.  Imagine the frustration of googling a maker's mark called "mark".  I did not see it on the RCJ site.

 

Whole necklace, in case it reminds anyone of something:

 

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The tag:

 

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

I read the Silpada pieces have an arrowhead mark which this one does (Joseph's head)

There is also a copyright symbol and .925. Above that, there is what looks like the number 69.

Does that number mean anything?

Are all the nativity brooches retired?

Thanks for any help.

 

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Apr 25, 2015 4:28:34 PM PT

Markings on Silpada Nativity Brooch

Any idea what the type of acrylic this might be called?  It has a sort of inner glow in sunlight or light.  It looks firey!  It's bumpy.redred

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

I'm having a hard time trying to figure out if the flower part of this brooch is enamel or  textured?

What do you think?

Thank you for any help.

 

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

How do I add a store theme to my store? I have been researching it online and this is what it says: "

  1. Go to My ebay>Manage My Store>Display Setting.
  2. The second window in the page says “theme and display” on the left"

I can't find the "Display Setting". Help?

 

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Selling question

Apr 25, 2015 7:09:00 PM PT

How to pick theme colors for store?

Good morning,   here are a pair of candleholders, Scandinavian modern style, with a mark I do not recognize.

These appear to be put together by hand, but the bottom sections are identical so I assume pieces were poured?

TIA for any help.  :smileyhappy:

 

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

I would like your assistance on making sure this bag is authentic. Thanks!

 

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Fashion discussion

ALL EBAY STORES are to receive a 1099 tax form!!  The 200 listing and $20,000 limit will disappear!!   So what do you think?

 

I predict within 6 months this will be mandated and that's the real push... oh and of course eBay wants more money.. they always do. 

 

Everyone is sharing how angry they are over the 20 Listing/20 Auction deal, but I bet its more insidious than that.  Also if you didn't keep all receipts... those "Free Shipping" deals you paid for at eBay's push... well now thats income for you to pay taxes on too.

 

Its 20 listings a  month for me now!!! 

Selling discussion

SO 3 time now I have had a buyer screw me over.

 

1st time the buyer reported that he bought a part for a laptop, stuck it in a different model and it didnt work but ebay let him return it, they told me to put a better disclaimer on my listing...

 

2nd guy bought a camera that was listed as used, no warranty, untested, as-is and he said he could not get it to work so he wanted to return it, ebay let him! GRRR

 

3rd guy bought both NEW and used items and stated that he used the wrong power source and they didnt work so he wanted to return the now dead items and I am waiting for ebay to rule on these, I CLEARLY put them AS-IS even the new(other) items!

 

tell you the 1 thing I did this week was to close the bank account linked to paypal and just use a preloaded visa card linked to paypal, good luck stealing money from me even with ebays help! The second funds clear they are moved to my actual account so ebay can only send my paypal negative they cant actually take my money anymore!

 

So my question is what seller disclaimers do you use that seem to work?

 

I do not take returns, my things are always as-is, I usualy show a picture of the item powered up if it is electric and always multiple pictures with good lighting. I was thinking about a disclaimer like..... by clicking the buy it now button you agree that you wave your right to return this item for any reason except if the item does not appear as pictured in this sale, all other conditions, warranties or claims are waved.  

Selling discussion

Ecommercebytes:

eBay Makes Big Promises to Small Sellers as SEO Penalty Still Stings

 

...In what might come as a surprise to EcommerceBytes readers, Wenig said eBay's sweet spot was small- and medium-sized merchants and brands. They represent 70% of the global retail market, offering the diverse inventory and value eBay shoppers are looking for.

 

He promised them improved seller tools, "unmatched access to more data, and more balanced predictable policies and standards."

 

Consumer selling is another key eBay strength, and he intends to revitalize that segment of the market. There is $100 billion of value is trapped in people's closets and garages - "and that's just in the U.S."

 

 

 

I'll believe it when I see it. Ebay has a long history of rocketing back and forth with their vision of what the company should be. How long before it changes again? I guess we can always hope, though.

 

Selling discussion

Apr 23, 2015 4:36:44 AM PT

Change coming for small sellers?

I had an item on eBay auction that was particularly popular and suddenly my phone started ringing and I was inundated with calls and texts (at 11 pm). I didn't take the calls as I didn't recognize the numbers or locations, but when I listened to the voicemails they were from (potential) bidders. I was astonished! I know we're required to provide a phone number on our ebay account but I was totally unaware eBay would give out my number to strangers! Ridiculous! Seems like an invasion of privacy. First time this has ever happened in 15 years. I tried to change a setting on my account info to "private" but saw no option to do so.

Selling discussion

Apr 25, 2015 3:54:21 PM PT

eBay Gave my Phone Number out to Bidders

I woked hard to get to top rated and power level status and now i feel like they are taking everything i worked so hard for. I cannot open a store because i cannot always ship in 24 hous, i am disabled and sometimes side effects from meds give me days that i cant do much, or painful days. most of the time i do fine. I know that the post office will pick up packages free but its a bit more than just the pick up. I take great care in my shipping, it takes time for someone who dont move normally. ebay has repeatedly offered the option of opening an ebay store, but the 24 hr shipping is the problem. The new fees give me 20 listings/where i have 150 now without a store. I would have to open a store just to get what i have been getting all along, so what did i work for??

I have been the biggest ebay supporter /promoter for the past two years, I thought it was the greatest thing, amazing! Was i spoiled?

Please, How do you feel about these fee changes? Should I go to another web host?

Selling discussion

Clear was bought by Sprint so I cancelled the service.  Now I have the Clear modem.  I looked at EB listings and there are pages of them for sale. But if the company is going out of business, what good is the modem?  I would like to put mine up for sale.  Need advice.

Selling discussion

I have a buyer who has paid and has asked me to send it later, In May, for a birthday.

Should I print the shipping label and send something so it shows as sent so I don't get a defect, or not print anything at all and in May go to the post office and send it that way?

Of course, I'm hoping to keep a defect away. 

What will appease the 'Bots'?

Thank you!

Selling discussion

My Account question

I purchased an item from a seller and paid for expedited shipping and he emailed me the day after (not using eBay) telling me that he was going to try shipping it out that day.

He didn't ship it out. On his listing, it states that the seller usually ships within two days. It has been about a week now. I asked the seller when he planned on shipping the item and he said if it hasn't shipped in 3 weeks from order date then I can report it to eBay. I don't exactly want to wait three weeks for a seller who may or may not ship my item. Am I being impatient? Do I have to wait the three weeks before reporting a problem?

Shipping & Returns discussion

Ok, I must say this is a first, I sell my books on ebay, for less than my publisher.

I screwed up and did not send immediately via media mail, so I sent it priority.   (so cost me extra money)

But what bothered me was his response and reason - mind you, this came right out of an unopened box of 20 books... All I did was sign the interior.

 
Here's what the buyer said:
Reason:I don't need it anymore
Comments:Hello, I received the book yesterday and wish to return it. It has a tear on page 174, and the info in it is basically a repeat of other books I have. Thank you. Regards, William

I realize there is info in it from other books, but no other book has a detailed chart of all known Simson, with info on proofs, type, names, and then about 30+ pictures of different guns so you can compare AND detailed close ups of parts and acceptance markings.

So, my primary question is this:  Do I deduct shipping to HIM from the Paypal?  Or I just lose out?

 

Technically his reason I could have denied it, but I think he threw in the 'tear on pg 174' to cover himself.  I have since blocked him, but I hate getting screwed by someone. 

Selling discussion

Why did this seller  ban me from bidding on an item where they are the ones who posted that Best Offer was an option and I made an offer? They won't even allow me to ask a question. they won't allow me to make another offer. Weird.... I don't know these people and why would they do that? Totally ridiculous and I would think against Ebay rules. Don't they want to sell the item?

Bidding & Buying question

Hiya, have been having trouble with a seller. I never received a package that i brought from them, they said that it was delivered and said they have a tracking number to prove it. They were rude and unhelpful so i opened a case for it. They replied to the case three days later and was rude again and then left bad feedback inside a positive feedback, again being rude. As they were completely not helpful and didn't reply i had to look into it myself, turns out the address the courier had was not my address. He says he doesn't care and it doesn't matter and that eBay will side with him because he has a tracking number that says it was delievered "somewhere" is this true? Thanks !

Shipping & Returns discussion

Apr 24, 2015 11:01:23 AM PT

Seller delivered to wrong address

I have a buyer on what was a time sensitive Record Store Day auction, where the price I'll get after relisting when the unpaid case closes is half of what I should have gotten. My question is, if I leave positive feedback saying "No payment, no communication. Cancel bids and block buyer" ... will that prevent me from closing the case and getting a final value credit tomorrow? Will ebay attempt to discipline me for being honest, responsible and right in every way (except for the "positive" classification of the feedback)? Would they discipline me if i had tagged this question with his full name and/or address? Thanks. 

Selling question

Hello wise Ebay sellers! I am wondering if anyone has some listing on Ebay advice for me. I have been on Etsy for 4 years and have decided to give Ebay a try. I sell handmade Czech light bulb covers for lighting fixtures. Basically I feel like I have been brainwashed by Etsy on the proper way to list items...Etsy has a whole other way of doing things. I know I am missing so many things over here on Ebay so I I am hoping for some tips if anyone has the time. Thank you in advance.

Buying & Selling Basics discussion

Apr 23, 2015 1:20:49 PM PT

Any advice for an Etsy refugee?

Thanks to the massive community of scammers harassing me I have had to cancel and resell my ipod 4 times and apparently ebay charges 10% to close an item!!! What is with that, people are attempting to scam me and on top of that ebay is charging me 16$ for the closing fee each time! This is extreamy unfair what do I do?

Selling question

Apr 23, 2015 4:44:54 PM PT

Im being unfairly charged by ebay

I do not have a store only have 400 items listed ,i am going on vacation next week,how can i stop selling for that time

My Account discussion

I bought something that arrived in the mail today.  I immediately left the seller a positive feedback.  Then I realized that they sent the wrong item.  Because I left the seller a positive feedback, have I ended the transaction and removed my ability to file for a return from the seller for not shipping the correct item?

Bidding & Buying discussion

does ebay charge for bid? when i bided it asked for credit card information and blocked some money on the card

Bidding & Buying question

Apr 24, 2015 12:32:24 PM PT

does ebay charge for bid?

. Bought in Antique shop in the 40s, opaque glass, bought in SE Ct, appear to be hand painted with a gold rim, no markings of any kind

Selling discussion

I recently listed a semi-valuable board game and had a bidding war between three accounts, all with 0% feedback ratings (and two which were registered the day they started bidding).

 

The account who won (for ~$300) paid me immediately after the auction was over, so I'm not concerned about getting the money--but should I be worried that I'll get scammed after the fact? Maybe they'll file a claim with eBay/Paypal that they never recieved the item, or it was damaged; something like that?

 

Basically seeing all those 0-feedback accounts flying around makes me nervous, and I'm wondering if there are some preventative meaures I should be taking to make sure I don't get ripped off.

 

Thanks for your help!

Selling question

Apr 24, 2015 7:05:07 AM PT

Bidding war with 0% feedback accounts?

I've been selling a lot of books, mostly as sets (by series, by author, by type), and have started to accumulate a lot of singletons that can't be listed this way. Good books, high quality, but individually not worth effort to list given very small profit margin. However, it occurred to me that maybe I could do something like this:

 

Put together an inventory list of all these singletons -- or maybe an inventory list for the singletons in each genre -- then put up a listing on ebay for each inventory list with something like "Science Fiction Genre - Pick 10 books from list in Description for $10" 10 books together would be worthwhile to list, plus customer would pay a lot less shipping. When a customer bought one set of ten, he indicates the ten he wants as a note to the order. His buy takes the listing down, I ship his 10, adjust inventory list in the listing and then put the listing back out again.

 

This is such a simple idea I figured others must have thought of it, but I can't really find any listings of this type on ebay. This then makes me wonder if ebay has some type of policy against listings like this.

 

Comments? 

Selling discussion

Hey guys. My package was out for delivery on the tracking information, but I revieced this instead of the package. Why do i owe money? I paid $5 for economy shipping to the seller on the transaction. This is something the seller should pay, correct? 

Bidding & Buying discussion

Apr 25, 2015 11:59:33 AM PT

Payment due to Post office?

I just bought some poly bags for shipping to buyers. When I went to list items on quick listing, I don't see a choice for bags, just envelopes, and boxes. How do I fill out this section? I scanned through eBay shipping, and didn't find anything on this. Would appreciate info, or where to find info on eBay shipping information.

 

Thanks in advance.

Shipping & Returns discussion

Apr 23, 2015 6:54:22 AM PT

I just bought some poly bags for shipping

This is pretty awful because the labels total over $70. I made the first one and it was messed up so I voided it to make another, and both ended up generating with hardly any information. I opened them in the shipping manager, print window, etc, they are messed up. I can take it to the post office but when I voided the labels it said IF the postal service approves my voiding they'll give me a refun... Is there really a chance I won't get my money back? Very scared here

Shipping & Returns question

Hi guys,

 

recently i've returned the item back to seller because it wasnt as described, the seller agreed on full refund.

The item was purchased with global shipping program so the transactions have been splitted.

When i received a message from ebay that i got 56 $ of refund back today, i log into paypal and i saw that the seller refunded me everything back but the 2nd transaction which was for pitney bowes the global shipping program wasnt refunded full, it says partially refunded...so there's total 48 $ of refund, why pitney bowes partially refunded me ? If this is legit and legal why didnt get a message before refunds so i could know i wont be getting a full refund back in the first place, why ebay sent me a message i got everything back and was clearly written, you've got a 56 $ of refund back which i did not. What is this ?

Shipping & Returns discussion

Apr 23, 2015 4:11:37 AM PT

Partial refund from Pitney Bowes

What exactly is the 7 day wait for when you want to leave a neutral feedback with someone who is a powerseller? My feedback wont be aby different now then it will be then. I have my item, it wasnt as described but I was able to get it working so I want to leave a neutral. Just dont understand the exact purpose of the waiting period. Are they hoping we will forget or change our minds later?

Bidding & Buying discussion

Apr 25, 2015 11:46:40 AM PT

Why the 7 day wait?

Dear.
I have a case, but not how to handle it because Ebay does not give me the tools to do it or do not know how, it turns out, I win a bet, almost inadvertently a LG G3, which was saying that was defective in reading the sim card, but the seller never put photos of the damage, and when they ask, I leave you on hold, and never the shipping, so I have not paid the bet because of poor communication with the seller, and the seller has not completed the shipment, because I have not paid, 2 days after requesting him to cancel the purchase I get tired of waiting for photographs, but with very bad attitude told me I ought to paying it, or else I would block my paypal account, I need to know how to handle this case, since by his bad attitude and poor communication do not want to deal with this seller.
I need help because ebay could cancel my account or paypal account.
and try to discuss with the seller but I can not treat that person.

Bidding & Buying discussion

Just wondering, from anyone who has a propay account-

If a buyer files a case with ebay and ebay grants them a refund and your using propay.. what happens exactly.

 

I've heard people switching from paypal  to propay to avoid paypals ability to remove money from their accounts, but I did read one person said if you use propay ebay just adds the "refund" total to your seller fees.

 

Is that true? If so it pretty much makes using propay pointless then since your going to pay either way.

 

I'm probably sticking with paypal but I was just curious if anyone knows.

 

Selling discussion

Apr 23, 2015 10:04:24 PM PT

So how does ebay cases work with Propay

Wanted some thoughts on this issue. I sold an item (diabetes test strips) to a buyer. Mailed them (3/16). Got paid. Never heard anything.  The other day (4/23) I get a message from eBay saying the buyer wants a refund as he never received the item.
I never included the tracking information in my shipment (first and last time I ever do that).  I through out the receipt from the USPS as it was over a month.

My solution thus far is having the Post Master try to locate the tracking number.

HERE IS WHAT IS INTERESTING:

I was proactive and called his local Post Office (across the country). The new guy (his store) before I could finish. They have got calls before and claim his system of receiving is a nightmare as he gets a lot of packages weekly. The man at the post office said he is sure he definitely has the item and cant find it in his own store.

With that being said the buyer now keeps asking for a tracking number and a refund.

End of the day if the post office comes back empty can I dig my heels in and say it's been over a month? The refund too is over $1K.

I appreciate all advice. 

Selling discussion

Can't sell items on eBay displaying dollar sign not pou d sign do not k ow how to change it to pound sign so I can list items Margaret-87

Selling discussion

I sold an item, invoiced the customer, went back in later it showed paid in eBay (check mark and $ sign were in Blue.  Said PRINT LABEL in Blue, so I did and mailed package out same day. When I went back in much later it showed item was not paid that it was mailed and the check mark and the $ were in grey. I called ebay they sent me to Paypal: Paypal said customer attempted to make payment and it did not take. They don't know why eBay marked it as paid.  eBay said they have no record of payment being made and that perhaps I hit the Label button by mistake or the Customer may have changed their mind. I should put in an unpaid item assist.  Now I am out $190.00.  Because customer is ignoring me completly.  I have been selling for at least 10 years I know the difference between a Paid item and an Unpaid item.  Has anyone had this problem?  All I know is PayPal and eBay are saying they are not responsible.

Payments question

I got an offer on an item that ended. I accepted the offer and relisted the item. The problem is that I listed it in the auction format for 3 days instead of BIN. The bidder that made the offer already bid on it but now it has to run for 3 days.

The buyer is fairly new and probably thinks this is how it's done so I don't want to make a big deal out of it. Any suggestions??

Selling discussion

Apr 24, 2015 6:49:23 AM PT

can you sell to first bidder

Yes I am once again having an issue with a buyer and ebay as well. I have received a false negative feedback from a buyer stating the dress i sold her was only 23 inches long which is untrue this item was 34 inches long and have sold many others of the same with many other positive feedbacks to prove it. After looking further into buyers feedback left for other sellers it was the same thing buyer was rarely happy. Ebay told me i have to communicate with buyer and ask them to revise it there is no way they can remove it. This is false and has just knocked me from a top rated seller for my next evaluation. And if it was truly 23 inches why did buyer not file inad case

Selling discussion

Apr 25, 2015 7:35:49 PM PT

False negative feedback

I was reading a recent thread about lies sellers tell which referred to "estate sale" description & this got me to thinking-is the fact that an item was acquired at an estate sale a plus or a negative? Does it give an item cache or is it a way to say "I'm not the original owner so I can't vouch for its provenance"?
Now, I myself have included this in listings for true estate finds but in retrospect am not sure why other than I see it is commonly used by others!
Any thoughts on this subject?

Selling question

Apr 24, 2015 11:55:53 AM PT

"Estate Sale" Description?

My Dad has a classic car for sale on Craig's List.  He got a call out of the blue from "eBay".  They want to list his car for him for $429.  He is not an eBay member and I smell a scam.  Anyone heard of this?

Selling question

Hi. Just received a strange request by a new member (no feedback rating) and message was sent the same day as their ebay membership started. I'll post message for a better understanding

 

 

 
I became suspicious because it DOES NOT specify for a particular item that is listed and there was no "unanswered question" [red bar] on my active selling page. I did not answer because of the reasons mentioned and also the member sent the message the first day of their membership on ebay; just not adding up.
I could be wrong, but I am a skeptic - too many "phishy" people out there.
Thank you.

Selling question

Apr 25, 2015 7:53:40 AM PT

Unusual request by "0" feedback member?!?

How do I add a picture to a discussion board listing?  I asked a question in the Jewelry group discussion board and would like to add an additional picture.  How do I do that?

Technical Issues discussion

Buyer purchased IPhone 4s but wants to ship to a relative in Nigeria. Have any others come across this request? Potential scam? They offered to pay an additional $70 for shipping.

Shipping & Returns question

Apr 24, 2015 11:27:33 PM PT

Ship to Nigeria

What is the RA# used for?

Buying & Selling Basics question

Apr 23, 2015 11:45:07 AM PT

Refund

I only ship in the US but someone in another country bid on my item and are the high bidder.  They contacted me to ask about international shipping AFTER placing their bid.  I let them know that we dont do international shipping, how do I cancel the bid?  I have since changed my settings to block bidders from locations that i dont ship to.  Anything else I should do?

Bidding & Buying question

Apr 23, 2015 5:30:29 PM PT

international shipping

I have someone trying to do a chargeback thru Paypal on me for a purchase made in December of 2014. How can I access those old  shipping labels? Thanks Tammy

Shipping & Returns question

These are glass I think they are old earrings without posts or I might have seen tyis dangling off a lamp any one please help and thank you there is a lot of missleading things on the net ;( As always thanks in advance.

 

Collectibles & Art discussion

Apr 23, 2015 8:39:26 AM PT

What are these earrings or ???

Hello, I cannot figure out how to use chat to talk to customer service I cannot hear on the phone so

calling them for me is not possible. Any help would be appreciated all links direct me to call them.

On one page is says that I can chat with them online but all links only direct me to the call us page

any help would be appreciated thank you, Alan

My Account question

I'm liquidating all my Jewelry because of illness in the family. This means, no returns, exchanges, or refunds. I'm trying to put this is my listing, so my customers know my policy. What else should I let them know?

Shipping & Returns question

Apr 23, 2015 11:06:05 AM PT

what if this is an liquidation store

Selling question

I purchased a Pur faucet water filter and received it on April 20th.  I installed it but it leaks around the cap where you place the filter inside of it.  Have tried to re-position the filter several times but doesn't matter what I've tried it still leaks when the filter is in the on position.  I have sent 2 messages to the seller and have gotten no reply.  The return policy states that the item must be returned in the condition that it was received and unused.  I want to return it as it is defective.  It also says I can return it and print a lable but it must be done wihin 5 days of receiving the item.  Seeing that the seller has not responded, I was going to file an  item not as described because I can't really say it is unused.  There is no option to file item not as decribed.  I'm not sure how to do this now.  Maybe I'm missing something.  Any suggestion on how to handle this problem.?   TIA

Shipping & Returns question

Apr 24, 2015 4:43:46 AM PT

Defective item received

Hello, Does anyone have an idea who the maker of this footed matte green jardiniere is? Heavy matte green glaze appx. 10 inches tall 13 inches wide. The leaf motif is like a dandelion leaf. Mint condition ,any suggestion on value ?

Collectibles & Art discussion

Hey all!

 

I have a buyer who gave me a big ol sob story about offering a low ball offer for an expensive pair of jeans. I accepted his offer and he said he would pay that evening...then by friday...then nothinig.

We are way past my 3 day payment requirement...

 

A request to cancel transaction was sent days ago and he refuses as well as NOT paying....sooooo

 

What do I do? I know I can sell these jeans NOW and for more probably...but it is in limbo because he just refuses everything...

 

No response from Ebay as of yet...

 

Please keep your bashing comments about me doing the wrong thing to yourself...I am looking to learn how to go about this the right way and not have it happen again. I am a new seller and appreciate the help of Ebay long-timers!

Thanks!

 

 

 

Buying & Selling Basics question

I have what I believe to be a zoomorphic vessel. It has a hole in the back, but no spout. What is the use of this vessel? Thanks! Todd

Collectibles & Art discussion

Can someone tell me why the Australia only selection has been removed from the left hand menu.

I like being able to choose items from Australia only as it often takes ages trying to find things listed that are located in Australia.

Bidding & Buying question

Im not getting international bidding when I do buyers ask for cancelations.

Shipping costs are extreme.

I am set to sell through ebay center in KY. 

questions :

How do I learn about international carrier options.

Which carriers are best?

Which global zones buy from US with the least amount of issues?

 Any successfull international sellers want to help me ? Thank you.

Selling discussion

Apr 22, 2015 5:24:27 PM PT

International shipping, I have questions.

looking for a shiping price to bring a van from usa to dublin ireland? regards ronan

Getting Started question

Do I have to refund him the full amount including the initial shipping cost?  How about the shippping cost for the return? 

Getting Started question