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I have this fleece jacket by Chaps.  Size says L (16-18).  

Pit to pit measurement is 19".  Checked mens sizing but mens is around 22"-24"

so could it be womens or youth?   Thanks for your help.  Here are the pics:   









Selling discussion

Nov 29, 2015 8:55:14 AM PT

Is this Chaps jacket womens, mens or youth?


i bought this item from some antique in york last week but im not sure that is real alexander the great coin or not. Please help me Thank you a lot.

Antiques discussion

What would you expect to get if you brought this item...



A. Light with the mount + lanyard.
B. Light only.

It only had the light.
The fine print doesn't say it has the mount or lanyard.




Bidding & Buying discussion

Do you know the name of this pattern? Thanks very much!



Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Nov 29, 2015 4:08:23 PM PT


I'm having trouble with a listing that I would like to ship to US and Japan only.  When I check shipping it only gives a US option.  Can someone let me know what I am doing wrong?  TIA


Here's the listing number:  151896152432




Screen shot of list it yourself page.  I tried to click on Japan in the "Require buyers to contact you" section but it won't stay clicked after I revise.  I guess I need to click somewhere else but I don't know where.  This is the only listing I want to open to Japan. 



Selling question

I couldnt find anything on google.

Cannot even figure what it says.

Underneath written something like well569.1.04.1

Please help



Collectibles & Art discussion

Thank you in advance for your feedback.

The bag is 15 1/2" high with a 9" diameter bottom.


Fashion discussion

Hi Everyone,

  I have 2 dolls that do not have any maker marks. One looks like a Older version of a Dress Me Doll. She has blonde glued hair, stringed, sleepy eyes with hard lashes, painted shoes. I tried to take a close picture of her knees because this doll was made with what looks like raised knee caps. She is hard plastic and is 10 1/2 inches tall.

The other is a bride doll. Blonde hair, blue eyes, nail and toe nail polish. She is some form of rubber and looks similar to Barbie. She is not jointed and about 7 inches tall. Her clothes are attached to her body and from the piece of wire sticking out from her foot I assume she has wire throughout her body.





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Dolls discussion

Dec 1, 2015 8:37:31 AM PT

Please Help with Doll ID

Came across this bag.  Hubby is trying to get me to list it, but I believe it's fake and I won't list it.  He dared me to post here to see what you think.


My case:  G's are touching.  label on outside is crooked, seam on tubing is on front side, off center and there's a string hanging out.  No serial number on back of inside label, I think font is too close together and "R" is too close.  The particular font of the "U" looks ok, but overall it just doesn't look right.


His case:  Gucci sells imperfect bags at outlets.  It's vintage so it doesn't have a serial number.


The zipper handles do have Gucci on them, bottom right corner.  Didn't show up well in the pic.


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Fashion discussion


This ceramic piece is about 6" tall and has a Fred Rogers sticker on the bottom.  The bottom is very slightly recessed.  It has a small hole at the top for hanging.  Any idea what it is?  



Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Nov 29, 2015 10:12:32 AM PT

What is this Fred Rogers kitchen gizmo?



Great egret.


Good morning everyone.



New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

My first thought was an eyeglass holder but I can't figure out what the chain would hook to?




While you're here, could the bottom left pin actually be a victory pin? Back makes me think older. TIA!!!



Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Nov 29, 2015 12:34:49 PM PT

I found a whatsit and need some help please!

I thought emailing GC codes was a no no. Here it is plastered on their front page under featured auctions. 





Selling discussion

Nov 30, 2015 9:22:54 AM PT

ebay promoting prohibited auction



Orioles of some kind?


Good morning everyone.



New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

Looking for any info on this unsigned necklace. TYIA002.JPG005.JPG

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Nov 29, 2015 11:28:46 AM PT

Dragons Breath?

It's a Givenchy ...apx 17 inches

I don't know which KW I shud use...Layered? Tired? 

Stones - Tear drop & baguette?


Do you call the metal gun metal? it has a blackish tint to it.





Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Nov 30, 2015 6:51:26 AM PT

Necklace style help, please

Have two of these sterling bracelets - one in pinks, one blues. Anyone recognize the mark?


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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Nov 28, 2015 7:52:56 PM PT

ID help please - Sterling & Glass

Old screwbacks, thought they were reverse carved, but they are not. Is "encased" the right term? Also not sure if they are six point stars or maybe pinwheels. Thanks for help!



Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Having a bit of a disagreement, would you call this a sweater or a coat or? Do you expect that unless it says otherwise a sweater has stretch! Bought this, it's small but by measurements should have fit. What's more was described as a cardigan sweater but is fabric, as you can tell from the pictures. It didn't say it had stretch or didn't but I own a similar one, outside appearance, and I was surprised when this arrived and wasn't stretchy, it doesn't seem like a cardigan sweater to me, it appears to be a coat missing the lining. It's a mohair blend. Anyone's input? Debating who pays for return etc., buyer beware or bad description? I want to be fair and get other people's input! Thank you! Tried to show inside & out in pic. image.jpg

Bidding & Buying discussion

I looked at my Dashboard today and discovered I had received a defect for this. The buyer had opened an "Item Not Received' request. We corresponded back and forth for a couple of days (she was a very nice lady), she then closed the "Item Not Received" case she had opened.

Now, this is the comedy part. Here is the tracking information.


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All kidding aside, if anybody has a guess as to what Post Office personnel were thinking, I would certainly like to hear it.

Selling discussion

Dec 1, 2015 1:05:41 AM PT

Tracking History Comedy

I picked this cannetille pin last week, no marks at all, I've been all over it many times with a lighted loupe.
I just assumed it was a gold washed silver piece like quite a few others I've had over years. Magnet doesn't attract, so then I did a scratch on stone acid test and it stayed at 14, 10 min. slow dissolve at 18. I then decided to try and do a small file test but I'm not getting any silver or base metal to test so I just put a small drop of 14k acid directly onto the tiny nick I made, no reaction at all.
Now, I really don't know why, but for some odd reason I'm having a hard time believing this is solid 14k gold. I test real gold all the time and I'm pretty confident with my results most of the time.
I know they didn't always mark some early gold pieces but the catch and hinge makes me think vintage, not antique so maybe that's what's giving me doubts. They look original to the pin, not replaced.
Any thoughts to age and origin of this piece ?

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Nov 28, 2015 8:06:46 PM PT

Cannetille pin, gold ? Also...when/where ?

Just got this email to my selling account from ebay. These figures are every month! What am I gonna do with all that money. Boy I bet scammers would pay some serious money for my account about now. LOL





Selling discussion

Dec 1, 2015 8:23:15 AM PT





How in the world did it get to be DECEMBER already?  However it did, it's here and all the winter holidays are upon us.  This is a month where your friends will be here to talk, listen, and encourage, but also a month where we'll take time to be full of the joy of the season whether at home or out of town.  No matter how big or small your celebration is, let's not forget to count our blessings as this year winds down….and be sure to count your friends here among them!


Please join us for virtual hugs, pats on the back, shoulders to cry on, whatever you need, we're here to help.  All are welcome here. 



We have a beautiful green goddess:






Magic listing dust:






And our old boyfriend, George….they're all here to bring us prosperity, luck, and eye-candy while we slave over a hot computer :-D








Here are our best tips to help you out!


The Gotta Make Money Support Group is here to help and support each other in Making Money, so here are some suggestions to keep the money flowing. We've culled these from years of experience and hope you'll be helped by them!


1) LIST IN A VARIETY OF FORMATS - Try some regular auctions, auctions with Buy it Now, Fixed Price, and Fixed Price with Best Offer. Not only will you get a better idea what works for YOU, but you'll offer buyers a variety of buying options.


2) OPTIMIZE YOUR LISTINGS – By using the free Terapeak Keyword app (find it in the Applications tab), practice how to take better photos, change the keywords on your listing titles regularly, change the opening blurb in your store header every now and then, and experiment with price changes UP as well as DOWN!  Run Sales on a regular basis with the Markdown Manager and also learn how to set up Promotions on your Store listings for better visibility.


3) DON'T LET YOUR UNSOLD LISTINGS LAY AROUND - Check your My eBay page and click on Unsold...get those relisted ASAP!  You've already done all the work, so be sure they're viewable by buyers!


4) OPEN A STORE - If you are wondering whether you are better off with a BASIC store or a PREMIUM store, figure that if you have over 250 store items, Premium is a better buy....under 250, Basic is....this is at least a rule of thumb to get you started.  Stores used to be great places to put items and keep them available year round, but with the fee changes, maybe not so much - sit down and figure it all out.


However, there are at least four really good reasons to have a store.... 1) listing fees are less if you have a store, 2) your items can be separated into categories making it much easier for buyers to shop, 3) you can run Promotions and Markdown Manager sales. They are two different ways to generate sales!, and 4) you can put your store in vacation mode when you need to get away for a bit.


5) DEAL WITH BIDDERS, BUYERS, AND ANNOYING INQUISITIVE POTENTIAL BIDDERS IN A PATIENT AND FRIENDLY WAY - Remember that it's worth money in your pocket and it's good business sense to show respect to all.   If you must, write up that snarky reply, get a laugh at it, then hit delete.


6) KEEP A POSITIVE ATTITUDE! This thread is all about MAKING MONEY, that's for sure, but we feel that being supportive of our Lister Sisters and Brothers helps ALL of us. Drop in and hang out! Venting is allowed, but take it easy on the drama, negative vibes and controversial, off-topic issues such as politics and religion.












Fashion discussion

Dec 1, 2015 4:45:08 AM PT

DECEMBER Gotta Make Money Support Group



Good morning everyone.



New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

Hello, just purchased this pipe from an auction. I am uncertain as to the age and markings. Here are some pictures of the markings. The auctioneer claimed it to be 18th century. Just wondering if this has any validation or just an age given to the piece to try to increase bidding. Made of brass. Has good petina to it so it is old. Just how old? Where was it made? Any idea of value?pipe1.jpgpipe2.jpgpipe3.jpg

Collectibles & Art discussion

eBay says "no". That's funny.... because they do mainly side with the buyer. They also say "we strive to make sure cases get resolved fairly to the satisfaction of both parties". Don't they mean, to the satisfaction of the buyer? 



Selling discussion

Okay for any who might not know I have been pretty critical of this new policy re: shipping... Supposedly there is going to be some allowable acceptance time past 12:00 midnight PST,but when pressed the blues say the policy is, for you to meet the on time acceptance scan it has to be recorded  by 12:00 midnight PST...


Here is an example of USPS tracking on a parcel shipped Monday 11/30... I normally  either get a pick up  or take it to the post office and stand in line for an acceptance scan,however when I went to the post office yesterday the Monday after Thanksgiving the line had about 30 people in it,and was snaking out the door,it was appox 4:30 PM EST..well it looked to be at least if NOT more than a 30 minute wait to get 3 packages scanned,so I dropped them off in the lobby parcel drop. I have done this before and got an acceptance scan on time,before 12:00 midnight PST,no problem...


However here is the scan I recieved,it is 1 hour an 14 minutes late by ebays policy... as you can see there is no way the parcel was not delivered on time(within my handling time) to receive a 4:14 AM EST acceptance scan...I had 3 parcels all with the same acceptance scan time,but it gets worse 1 parcel was 1 item, the other parcel was 2 items,and the third parcel contained 6 items,that is 9 items/transactions(combined shipping)  that did not meet ebays on time acceptance scan,so unless they are delivered on time,or the customers  leave feedback that yes it was delivered on time ,that one day will kill any chance of me meeting the metric,and keeping TRS+ status,even though it is obvious with the time stamp it was delivered to the post office within my handling time,and before the post office closed...


This is only going to get worse as we approach the the holiday season...will ebay do the right thing and really ALLOW an acceptable time allowance,or adhere to the 12:00 midnight PST deadline,we shall see I guess?


Tracking #:







Dec-01-15, 05:29 AM, ORLANDO 32824


Dec-01-15, 04:14 AM, TITUSVILLE 32780



Selling discussion

Dec 1, 2015 10:13:59 AM PT

NEW shipping metrics






  I recently picked these up at a flea market. Waa wondering if anyone knew anything about them? Or if they are worth something? Any information will help. Thank you.





Antiques discussion

Dec 1, 2015 12:36:24 PM PT

Silver teapot and pitcher?

I have a plush Boyds Bears that my mother purchased from QVC.  I have not been able to identify it - can anyone help identify this white bear with a blue jumper?  Thanks so much in advance for any help!  Mary



Bears and Plush discussion

Nov 28, 2015 8:28:48 PM PT

Help to Identify Plush Boyds Bears Bear

i cant find this marking and signature DERBY? I included a pic of the figure as sometimes the colors help any Help will be appreciated.1448802131877.temp.jpg1448802174417.temp.jpg1448802239725.temp.jpg 

Antiques and Research

Nov 29, 2015 7:21:23 AM PT

identifying porcelain figurine mark


Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Nov 29, 2015 1:56:41 PM PT

can anyone tell me what this mark means?

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  I recently picked up two silver pieces at a flea market. I'm trying to do research on them, and see if there is a market for them. Any information will help. Thank you.

Antiques Anonymous

Hi there - Found this rug with some 1930s clothing... 


from my research it looks like a Two Grey Hills Navajo rug? Does anyone have any information on how to date and price such a thing?








Antiques discussion

Nov 29, 2015 4:48:59 PM PT

Native American Rug info..

I thought there was a Christmas board on ebay but maybe no longer?

Maybe someone here is familiar with these?


This is heavy glass with a brass cap.

Does anyone know the maker? age?

The pics came out orangey but it's more red.



Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Nov 30, 2015 4:52:23 AM PT

Glass - Heavy Glass Christmas Ornament

this is an unusual pair of bombadier wings, they are 3inch x 1 inch attached to a 21/2 inch dia, sterling target disc, the wings appear to be silver plated bronze , some of the plating is worn off, the disc is marked on back sterling with the name eagle with a star and the number 96. And is sterling silver,

  the back of the disc has an attachment for a bolo style rope or cord to be used,,  I have looked and looked and cannot find anything similar,  I have no idea if it is even a USA piece,  Does anyone have any ideas,  All info will be appreicated , thank you


Historical Memorabilia discussion

Nov 28, 2015 7:53:45 PM PT

Unusual bombadier wings need some help









Collectibles & Art discussion

Looking for some kind of ID on this tiny (under 5" across) tidbit server.  No maker's mark; opaque yellow glass with clear glass handle.  I've seen similar pieces (not identical) described as "Depression" and "stretch glass", but not sure if they are accurate.  Thanks in advance for any help!  PS - sorry about image clarity; camera settings must be goofy.  -kyal



Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion


Militaria Collectors

Nov 30, 2015 6:34:05 AM PT

What type of srvice medal?

Can anybody  ID this mark ?  I just got a set of sterling silver ware and can't find this on the web!DSCN9396.JPG

Collectibles & Art discussion

Nov 29, 2015 11:49:02 AM PT

need ID of makers mark on sterling flatware

Any thoughts on who might have made this large abstract stoneware pitcher or vase?


Thank you!



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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion


Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Nov 29, 2015 10:25:42 AM PT

any help with this footed vase #7276 any help


Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Nov 29, 2015 10:29:33 AM PT

german dog any help please incised ???germany

I found this (candy dish?)  I thought it looked like federal glass but I have not seen this pattern or colors. Also I am not sure it it is carnival glass or just heavily colored glass. It is 16" tall and looks like red etched to yellow crystal in person. The pictures do not do it justice, I am guessing it is 30's - 40's vintage.

















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Collectibles & Art discussion

Dec 1, 2015 3:30:27 PM PT

Interesting Federal? Glass

I am NOT referring to the number available/number sold in individual listings.  This is on the search results page.  I notce that some listings have a big red Number Sold



I called eBay about this and two people had no idea how that number appears and said they would get back to me.  That was a week ago.  Anyone actually know what I need to do to make that show up on my listings?  All of my listings are multi-quantity. All are good til cancelled.  Like I said, even eBay staff can't tell me why it appears on some listings and not others.

Selling question

Hi All, I have an old tea set from Germany and the piece below was a part of it. Does anybody know what it is called? I don't even know how to look it up.  Thank you!mysterypiece.jpg

Collectibles & Art discussion


Depression/40s-50s-60s Glass

Nov 30, 2015 5:39:23 PM PT

can anyone help id these two glass bowls?

Ho Ho Ho!!   santa-dance.gif 


It`s that special time of year again!  Time for family & friends & lots of hustle & bustle of the holidays. But don`t forget to take a few minutes to drop in here for a breather & have a cup of nog or some warm spiced cider!





Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Dec 1, 2015 11:50:46 AM PT

Deck The Halls December CHAT!



Is that a signature anyone familiar with, maybe from Nippon line?

Thank you

Big 2.5" by 9"

small  1.5" by 5-1/4"




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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Hi Joolies, I picked up this little pin at a church sale, it measures 1-1/8", couldn't find a mark on it. I was shootiong it for selling and as I was putting it down I saw something on the clasp. After I shined it up I found this little tiny mark. It looks like AVS, there is an elongated shape stamped into the clasp just before the letters, kind of looks like a fat arrow with rounded corners and points.


The only name I came up with for AVS is a Danish silversmith Askel Viggo Sorensen, 1987-?. The few pieces I found for him online looked nothing like mine, plus the clasp and hinge looks to me to be older.


There is one for A.V.S., a Danish silversmith, A. V. Spenner, 1893-1937. I can't find anything attributed to him.


If anyone has an ideas for me I would really appreciate it Smiley Happy










Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Dec 1, 2015 3:00:37 PM PT

Silver Pin Help

I am hoping someone can point me in the right direction on this glass. It was mold blown (the flowers are indented on the inside) into a 4-part mold. The flowers look like they may be based on dahlias to me.


I got this at the free shop at our transfer station. I don't know why I took it, it just looked older to me. The top is ground smooth.


Thanks for any help Smiley Happy











Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Nov 29, 2015 11:57:33 AM PT

Glass - Mold blown flower design, old?

Hi glassies, I found these at the free shop at the local transfer station along with a Panelled Flower goblet and a Bleeding Hearts goblet. I thought maybe these are also older?


I got a total of seven, the last photo with the measurements shows two of them. The smaller one is pretty much the same as the others. The larger one is slightly larger but the foot is quite a bit larger. Could this be a spooner?


I looked through Metz, Ruth Webb Lee, McCain and Miles/Miller, the closest thing I found was Almond Thumbprint, but it just didn't look quite right. Does it look familiar to anyone?


Thanks so much for any help Smiley Happy









Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Nov 29, 2015 12:05:51 PM PT

Glass - EAPG goblets


Depression/40s-50s-60s Glass

Nov 30, 2015 5:37:14 PM PT

please help id these plates no marks


Depression/40s-50s-60s Glass

Dec 1, 2015 1:10:31 PM PT

any ideas on what this symbol means?

Does anyone recognize the pattern and/or maker of this silver sugar bowl lid?




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Dec 1, 2015 9:18:08 AM PT

Does anyone recognize...

Rimage.jpegimage.jpegOkay, so im tryin to figure out what these tools are. Came from a lot of tools and dies and taps. Any ideas? There are some numbers marked on the bottom. See the photos. Any help is much appreciated!!! Thanks! 

Product Discussions discussion

Nov 30, 2015 12:21:56 PM PT

What in the world are these tools!!!???

21st Century Toys




Number on the tank is 813


I am trying to idenitfy the name of this tank. Since it is a 1:32 scale replica of the real thing, I have been trying to find out more background/historical information. That would include the name of the tank.


I have listed all the 100% factual information about the tank to this point at the top of this message. But searching for additional information on this tank on the internet has been harder than I thought.


The best I can come up with is a Mobile Mortar tank, but I am far from  100% certain. Thank you in advance.



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Toys & Hobbies discussion

I bought these earrings because they are really pretty, but they are also marked, just no idea by who.  Any ideas?  TIA

Mark shown both ways because I'm not sure which way it is suppose to be viewed.



The earrings



These are pierced, so I'm figuring they are fairly new.


Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Nov 29, 2015 7:02:48 AM PT

Help With Maker's Mark

I couldn't get the color exactly right on the stone...it has more of a tan color to it.

Any idea on the stone?


Could this ring be NA?

It has a marking and then the word STERLING.

Can anyone make out the mark or have a link I can check?








Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Nov 30, 2015 3:50:06 PM PT

Help with Sterling NA? ring

Please help id this glass bowl with repeating S border rim that measures 12" across the rim, 3 1/4" tall and has a 4 1/4" diameter base. Thank you in advance.P1012309.JPGP1012310.JPGP1012311.JPG

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion


Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Nov 29, 2015 3:56:45 PM PT


Hello, I believe these are Japanese plates. However, I can't seem to find a pattern name or maker name. I'm hoping someone here will have some knowledge. Thanks much in advance.





Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion


Collectibles & Art discussion

Dec 1, 2015 7:15:42 PM PT

Need Help to identify this vase?

Please help ID this Etched & Ribbed Beautiful glass DSC03475.JPGDSC03463.JPG

Selling question

...of course they didn't pay and I was refunded the FVF.


I now am over my 6k sales limit and cannot relist the PS4, and in addition, my account has basically been frozen for the entirety of the christmas season.

Is there anything I can do?

Selling discussion

Nov 29, 2015 5:38:27 PM PT

Someone placed a bid on my PS4 for $6300...

Buyer received a 6 and not a 6.5 as ordered. She noticed her feet were hurting 16 days after she received the item. If I put on a shoe a 1/2 size smaller, I can tell.
I personally don't think she needs any discount. I told her $5 and now she says she wants at least $15 since her toe is damaged. What do yall think? Personally, I feel like it's her fault because anyone should have noticed they didn't fit right.

Selling discussion

Hey all! 


So, in the past few months I've found a couple of people using my photos as their own main photo, when listing the same items.


Today I found one by chance, because I did an eBay search of the brand Corey Lynn Calter, I happened to run across someone else's listing of a top that I also sold recently, but the picture is mine. I mean, I take my pics on a hanging bust in my dining room-I know my pictures, you know?? I clicked on it and double checked, and yes they are mine. 


Anyway, my listing is over, but it does annoy me. What are your thoughts on this? Would you say something? Or should I just move on? 


No I don't have any kind of watermark. No my pics are not anything super fancy-or special, but I do take a lot of time taking them. 


Please no negativity, just curious about other seller's thoughts! Thank you!

Selling discussion

Nov 29, 2015 2:53:57 PM PT

When someone uses your pictures...

I just received Negative Feedback from a bidder that won an item 24 hours ago and did not pay!  This person contacted me 24 hours after they bid on the item within the last few seconds (outbid other bidders) and said they could not afford to pay for the item!   I simply replied that since they won the item within the last few seconds by outbidding other potential bidders, I expected them to pay!   The buyer responded and said they would leave negative feedback because I would not let them "NOT PAY" for the item.     I already sent EBAY a message concerning this issue and do not expect anything to be done!   EBAY customer service is not SELLER friendly.   An unpaid item case will open up tomorrow (48 hours) and I will see if this person will pay.  If not, they will receive an unpaid item strike.


One more note concerning the bidder.   They sell a lot of items on EBAY and have plenty of feedback (good and bad), so they can afford to pay for the item. 


Is there anything I can do about the negative feedback since it came 24 hours after the person won the item and did not pay?


Thanks for suggestions and comments

My Account discussion

Nov 29, 2015 1:22:04 PM PT

Negative Feedback from non paying bidder

Hello.  I just received payment from a buyer in the form of an e-check, though it was through paypal.  I didn't even know this was a method of paying so I am thrown a little for a loop.  It says the check will take 5-6 days to clear.  


The question I have is do you always wait for it to clear to send or do you send presuming it's a safe bet that it will clear?  The buyer has had the account since 2011 and has over 1600 feedback.


I would like to drop them off at the PO tomorrow morning but not if it's considered too risky,

Selling discussion

Nov 29, 2015 1:20:40 PM PT

E-check 5-6 days to clear

I have a question now for my fellow sellers. I and my neighbor order quite a few things from A and I hate the thought of throwing out those boxes.


I have seen quite a few threads by buyers miffed that they bought something on eBay but it was shipped from Amazon. So worried that a buyer might think I was drop shipping, (not that there's anything wrong with that) I have been hesitant to recycle the Amazon boxes for my sales. Most of mine go in Priority boxes but for the ones that don't fit in the FRB, I would like to reuse the ones from A. They're really nice sturdy boxes.


Anybody had any negative reaction from a buyer for doing that?

Shipping & Returns discussion

Nov 28, 2015 8:53:35 PM PT

On reusing Amazon boxes

hi,, i have an easy 14 day hassle free return.. but i had a buyer try and return something on the 30th day(raised a red flag,like she was trying to game the system,thinking it was 30 day return policy)...  


in her return request,, she clearly states she changed her mind,, and that the seller was great,, .. i called ebay and they said i can deny the return, and won't be penalized because it's outside my return period..



ok,, so i know to be wary of her trying to open a paypal claim,, but i beleive because she didn't say it was not as described, and clearly was happy with my communication and service.. paypal should deny her claim,,if she tries to open one... 


anything else i'm  missing??


i don't know why she waited til the 30th day,, she communicated with me soon after the sale and asked for a partial refund.. because she's not sure she likes it.. i told her i would give her a 10 dollar refund, or she can return it under my return policy..   


then i heard nothing until today,,which is the 30 th day after she purchased,, 24th day after she received it...


thanks in advance,, im trying to preemtively  cross my t's and dot my i.. so to speak..

Selling discussion

Nov 29, 2015 4:19:03 PM PT

denying a return, how to cover myself

Buyer offered me more than the buy it now price. Also requested me to give him my PayPal account Id. I'm pretty sure the winning buyer just submits payment through eBay and PayPal. Am I correct on this. I think this is a shady buyer. They just joined 11/24/15 and gas no rating.

Selling discussion

As a general rule how long shuould a Seller wait for a Buyer to Pay for thier item before taking some type of official action or cancelling and relisting the item?  I have the Reminder message set to be sent to buyers after a few days in the Site Preferences section, ete.

Selling discussion

I sold a ring-starting bid was $1500-buy it now was $2000. buyer set up an account last day of sale-o rating & bid $2000-not "buy it now"-no other bids listed. seller then requested an invoice and sent a different shipping address-

150th Avenue Springfield Gardens, NY 11413 United States"

to a person with a different name. Contacted ebay-they said to cancel transaction due to red flags. I did. researched this-stated this was a freight company to overseas-I was requiring signature on delivery. Ebay forwarded my telephone number to the person to "help complete the transaction" and seller contacted me not only on ebay vial email but also by text asking for pics & description of my item & paypal info. Aramex is the shiiping company affiliated with this address. 


has anyone ever had a sale like this or dealt with this company. I reported the buyer for requesting to complete the transaction outside ebay-just hpoing I didn't throw away a good sale.


New seller to ebay-many positive buying experiences. Welcoming any & all advice.



Selling question

Nov 29, 2015 3:23:29 PM PT

selling a ring-new seller-0 rated buyer

Hello Ebay community.


I am a newer seller and have chose to ship flat rate boxes only domestically (United States) for the safest selling.  I got a message after a sale that made me question everything about the sale.


I have received the money, but before I was going to ship out, I recieved this message:

His location is from Chile, but his postal is: United States




Please let me know if you believe this guy is trying to pull a fast one.  I'd rather be safe than out of $ and my items, especially with the hollidays around the corner.


Thank you for your time in advance!

Selling discussion

Simple question.  How long does a buyer have from the sale date to return an item that they are unhappy with?  The ball is in their court, so to speak.  Just wondering how long I have to wait for them to return it for a full refund.  Thanks!

Shipping & Returns discussion

Nov 29, 2015 8:31:28 AM PT

Unhappy buyer and returns simple questions

I purchased an item for $69.95 that was advertised with Free Shipping. When I got home last night, there was a notice from the PO stating they were holding an item that has postage due of $16.04. I looked up the tracking information for the item I purchased and the details stated that a notice was left, but it didn't reference the postage due. Since this was the only notice I received and the only item I'm expecting, I'm quite certain it's for the item that was supposed to be shipped free.


I contacted the seller today, but have not received a reply yet. If he does not respond, should I refuse to pay the postage due and have the item returned? (I can purchase it elsewhere for less than $86.) I read somewhere that ebay could view refusal as a lack of good faith attempt to resolve an issue and I may not be covered under buyer protection. But I don't want to pay the $16.04 and have the seller fail to reimburse me. Any advice? Thanks.

Shipping & Returns discussion

Dec 1, 2015 10:11:18 AM PT

$16 Postage Due on Item with Free Shipping

Just a message to fellow sellers. Trust your instincts when you feel you have to block a buyer/bidder. I posted an item that had no bids after 7 days. I then decide to relist it as a Buy it Now or Best offer. A buyer complained that I raised the price. I listed the Buy it Now/Best offer price the same as the Buy it Now price that was in the original no-go Auction listing. This person couldn't tell the differance between a lower starting price Auction and a Buy it Now listing. I was going to block the buyer because my instinct was telling me this buyer was a . Sure enough, the same person clicked on Buy it Now with a lower accepted Best offer price plus shipping. After payment and arrival of the item, negative feedback was given because the buyer couldn't resell the item because of the price paid. The buyer never tried to cancell the transaction(I would have accepted). I was at 100% positive feedback score before this. I did report it to Ebay as unnecessary and inproper feedback. Nothing wrong with the item, just sour grapes. TRUST YOUR INSTINCTS AND BLOCK  potential bidders/buyers. I'll keep moving on and put this incident behind me.

Bidding & Buying discussion

Dec 1, 2015 1:47:45 PM PT

Unnecessary Negative Feedback

I have a buyer who says he cannot pay through eBay and is trying to resolve the issue and sent me a file number.

i also received a email from eBay in my inbox asking me to just send an invoice for the auction through PayPal.

has this happened to anyone else?

Bidding & Buying question

How do i get to the bidding and buying area please?

Bidding & Buying discussion

Nov 28, 2015 5:54:59 PM PT


 I make sure that my items go out within one day, and upload tracking,  Items get picked up by mailman, but don't always get scanned until just after midnight, which shows up as a possible defect.  Should my tracking slip below 90%, would ebay take into account that they were scanned just after midnight, which proves I got them to the PO in time to qualify for top rated status?  

Selling question

Dec 1, 2015 7:46:01 AM PT

Tracking validated

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