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Collectibles & Art discussion

May 22, 2015 7:49:45 PM PT

Book value

I have a heavy bronze vase that has an inscription on the inside bottom, but I am not sure if it is of Chinese or Japanese origin to even begin to identify it. Any help with it will be greatly appreciated! Thank you. Katie

 

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Antiques discussion

thank you in advance for any help. Marigold bowl 5 3/4" x 3 1/2". I don't know what color the other one is the bottom looks cobalt blue to me. 6 1/2" x 2 3/4". 100_5777.JPG100_5779.JPG100_5780.JPG100_5778.JPG100_5776.JPG

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

I obtained at an estate auction a large set of matching barware:  champagnes in 2 sizes and old fashioned glasses.  I have struck out searching to ID;  anyone recognize them?  (I am guessing they are 1970s but could be totally wrong).   Thanks to all of you who read this!  :smileyhappy:IMG_9194.JPGIMG_9195.JPGIMG_9198.JPGIMG_9196.JPG

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

This has me stumped but learn everyday I think the pin and clasp has been replaced but the brooch is silver I think. This belongs to a older gentleman and his wife passed and I am trying to help him sell some things to make some $$ for him. Any info is appreciated as I google and get all kinds of things mainly cameos. It has some damage one corner is chipped other is cracked and 3 stones missing but I think I have some to replace them. With that being said I still like it but that doesnt matter think it is worth listing with the damage? There is no marks on it I cleaned it a little but found nothing

 

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

May 23, 2015 6:16:48 AM PT

Reversed carved glass brooch age?

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Good afternoon everyone.

 

Radine

New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

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Hello again! I have some wonderful old jewelry lately, so come here for H E L P! :smileyhappy: I belive this is a genuine JET Victorian Brooch. The long pin bar and simple c clasp tell me it's possibly 1800's? Is this a Mourning Pin? And are those marcasite beads? It almost looks like buttons made into a brooch? And there is repair on the back. Very lightweight piece. What is French Jet, by the way? And is this worth listing? So confusing! :smileyhappy:
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Antique & Vintage Jewelry by Design

May 22, 2015 1:59:24 PM PT

Is this a Victorian JET brooch? Marcasite?

Ok, so this is a nice long strand of what feels like glass beads (tap like glass, moderate weight and cold to touch) individually knotted, no clasp. The color reminds me of butter. I've found what they call lemon jade, but nothing else has come close. Any ideas on the beads?  For some reason, I get the vibe that these are not run of the mill...but wthdik? TIA!!!

 

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

May 23, 2015 12:23:01 PM PT

Some help with this necklace needed please

 

                               

 

Poppies?  Did someone say Poppies?

New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

 

THREE PICTURES TO EACH POST

     POST AS MANY TIMES AS YOU WANT

PLEASE KEEP PICTURES MEDIUM RESOLUTION FOR OUR DIAL UPS

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

I just ried to log in and I could'nt it said not a reg. member, but I have all my old emails and I can see my profile with my 15 gold stars and it say's no longer a reg. member???

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Member To Member Support question

I bought something on eBay and when leaving feedback, in addition to the usual DSR ratings, it asked quite prominently:

 

Did the item arrive on or before Monday, May 11, 2015? Estimated Delivery Date: May 11___Yes  ___ No

 

I did not select yes or no because I did not remember when I received it. Moreover, I was NOT going to answer the question anyway since I am a repeat buyer from that seller (5 X) and I did not want to ding him in some way even if I did not receive the item by May 11, 2015.


My questions as a seller:

 

- What is this?

 

- What is eBay's MOTIVE with this question? (Seems redundant to me, why ask when that's a DSR).

 

- If one selects "no" does that then go to a page where eBay dings the seller in some manner?

 

- If this is another way to ding sellers, does anyone know in what manner eBay slaps sellers if the buyer says "No" on arrival time?

 

- In the past as we all know, when shipping on time (within same day or one day after payment), the ability to DSR is shaded out because a seller shipping on time. That's fine, I have lived with that (I ship same or next day.) But, is this now dinging sellers for delay by the shipping service?

 

- If it is a method of dinging sellers, is anyone privy to eBay's LOGIC for blaming sellers for USPS or UPS delays, in effect holding sellers liable for third party's conduct, here USPS or UPS, for example.

 

Thanks for any comments. (Yes, I looked around here for an answer on this.)

Selling discussion

I've had sash buckles before, usually with a pin mechanism but this one has me stumped.
Is there another part missing that would have clipped onto the rotating buckle part ?
This is large at 4+1/4" x 2+1/4" and because of the curvature of the design and prong placement I'm guessing M'lady would have worn this vertically instead of horizontally ?
I just can't figure out how the sash would have been used with this buckle.
 
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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Josh Duggar, of TLC's "19 Kids and Counting," resigned his position at the Family Research Council Thursday after reports surfaced that he allegedly sexually assaulted four female siblings in the large family, plus an additional female victim

 

 

The eBay Town Square discussion

May 23, 2015 4:55:08 AM PT

the liberal agenda

To show scale, I have placed a fireking mug beside the sugar jar.  The sugar is unmarked.  I have looked high and low and can't seem to find another one to compare this too.    Any help appreciated.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Depression/40s-50s-60s Glass

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

May 24, 2015 7:04:02 AM PT

Wedding Cake Beaded Necklace?

How many people have had the experience of a bait and switch wit an Italian company selling Darious vertical wind turbines? I won a bid on eBay for a complete wind turbine and was sent the blades and aluminum struts missing the actual generator which makes the wind turbine work. I sent photos to the company of the item I bid on and the Item I received and they told me that I had purchase something totally different. My correspondence with the company went back and fourth. When I finally tried to get eBay to help me they refused to do anything about my dispute. I now am the proud Owner of a wind turbine that doesn't produce energy. Has anyone else had this problem? Below is what I was suposed to have purchased. The second photo is what I received.

 

Home Darrieus Savonius Mini Micro Wind Turbine Generator vertical axis Giromill

Getting Started question

Hi Again- for some reason all of the photos did not load so I will post more of the one with the purple under glass first...this is the one with the swirl mark on the bottom, 3 mold marks and about 9.5" high....thanks!!!2015-05-24 13.28.28.jpg2015-05-24 13.28.38.jpg2015-05-24 13.28.51.jpg

Depression/40s-50s-60s Glass

May 24, 2015 11:05:46 AM PT

carnival glass vases continued...

   I was told this is an old jewelrs table...that is the only info I got.  Does anyone recognize this as anything other than that or have any history?  It is 30 inches high and 24 by 14 inches on top.
Thank you

 

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Collectibles & Art discussion

May 23, 2015 4:44:17 AM PT

Help with old Jewlers table?

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Stamp Collectors discussion

Hi,

  I was wondering if anyone can tell me if this is a Barbie and if it is which one is it? The flat feet and hard plastic is throwing me off. On the back of the neck is:

2005 Mattel Inc.

Across the top of the shoulders is: 2321I

Across the waist is: 1999 Mattel Inc  Indonesia

 

TIA

Ellen

 

 

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Dolls discussion

Hopefully Rose & Bee are still hanging out on this board.

 

Is this coffeepot Reflecting Water Lilies done on the Icicle mold?

 

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Thank you!!! 

Peggy

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

any ideal is this a fish weathervane. i see a small hole on the fish under the bottor close to the tail. the hole is not in the middle so i was wonder is this a weathervane. thanks010.JPG

Vintage discussion

May 23, 2015 10:04:36 PM PT

is this a fish weathervane

I have an item for sale,,141661903602,, I have a buy it now on the item and I have make an offer. I sate the following in the listing:

 

 

TESTED AND WORKS AS IT SHOULD
 
PLEASE ASK ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE

THERE  IS A BUY IT NOW ON  THE RADIO 
 
OR 
 
YOU CAN MAKE A REASONABLE OFFER

 

 

 

 

Now I have it listed as a buy it now item,, plus according to ebay they say I can entertain offers.

 

 

I simply asked the people to make a reasonable offer and I end up getting this notice.

 

LOOK BELOW.

 

AM I MISSING SOMETHING HERE??

 

AM I NOT DOING WHAT EBAY DEFAULTS TO??

 

 

ALLOWING THE BUYER TO MAKE AN OFFER??

 

I don't see whre i offered a direct sale.

 

Someone please help me here.

 

NOTE FROM EBAY:

 

 

Please make sure your listings follow eBay guidelines: Direct Sales
 


Hello davidnichols2015,

After reviewing your eBay account, it appears that you haven't followed our Direct Sales policy. A list of the items we're concerned about is available further down in this email.

We realize you may not have been aware of these guidelines, so we haven't removed any listings, or taken any other action on your account. Instead, we want to provide you with this information so you can thoroughly review your listings and make sure they follow our guidelines.  

Please understand that you mentioned "THERE IS A BUY IT NOW ON THE RADIO OR YOU CAN MAKE A REASONABLE OFFER" in the listing description which may lead to off eBay sale. Sellers are not allowed to sell items directly to buyers off eBay. The eBay listing page is to sell items through the eBay site. Sellers are not permitted to advertise their own off-eBay businesses in their listings, nor are they permitted to list an item on the site and seek to sell it, or more quantities of it, off eBay. Items that are sold off eBay do not have the advantage of full trade protection services since there is no record of a transaction through eBay. Please be careful while you list your items in future so that they are in accordance with ebay policies. We've observed that this is the first time you breached eBay policy; please take some time to read our help pages. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Offering additional items for sale outside of eBay isn't allowed. It is also not allowed to require purchases in addition to the item you are offering.

These practices are considered a way of avoiding eBay fees. Listings that try to avoid fees put sellers who pay their fees at a disadvantage. Also, they can create a poor buying experience. Buyers may mistakenly think that they are covered by eBay's buyer protection and feedback services when making these additional purchases.

To learn more about our avoiding eBay fees policy, please go to:
http://pages.ebay.com/help/policies/listing-circumventing.html

Please make sure that your current and future listings follow these guidelines. If they don't, they'll be removed and your fees won't be refunded. It could also result in additional actions, including loss of buying and selling privileges on eBay.

For more information about our rules for sellers, please go to:
http://pages.ebay.com/help/sell/policies.html

If you have more questions, contact us:
http://ocsnext.ebay.com/ocs/cusr?query=1387&domain=email1260 

Here are the listings we're concerned about:
141661903602 - YAESU FT-101-E 160 to 10 METER TRANSCEIVER.- AM & CW FILTERS AVAILABLE- WORKS


We appreciate your understanding.

Thanks,

eBay

Member To Member Support question

May 22, 2015 7:27:17 AM PT

Policy_ListingPolicy_EUA_Generic_Violation

Literature 1885 Shakespeare's Works Series Books

 

In possession of Copyright 1885, A.L. Burt New York; The Mershon Company Press Rathway, N.J. The Works Of William Shakespeare, 4 Vol. set.  I have searched for a couple of months about information on this series but cannot find much except another set but the binding was different and mine are in better condition. I have even gone through the European and Asian markets to cover my bases. Does anyone have any insight on this?

 

Any additional queations? Please direct them to Jeanette.Schomburg@gmail.com

 

Best and any help is appreciated,

 

Jeanette S.

 

 

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Sporting Goods discussion

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Vintage Clothing & Accessories discussion

I have a Holland American line postcard with a paquebot cancel. I would like to know what the ribbon cancel signifies. Was it used for the Holiday season or does it have some other meaning. The two initials within the ribbon are an "E" and "P".

Thanks for the help.

 

 

 

 

 

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The Stamp Board

May 23, 2015 12:12:16 PM PT

Help ID Ribbon Cancel on Dutch Postcard

I have a pair of Diorly sunglasses like the picture below. They are in perfect condition execpt for the plastic ends that go on your ears. I'd like to replace the plastic ends and make them perfect again before selling them. Do these plastic ends have a name, because knowing what they are called would help me find them. And if anyone could steer me in the right direction to look for them that would be really great. I'm sorry if this is a dumb question but I'm a dumb guy who knows almost nothing about CSA.

 

 

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Fashion discussion

May 22, 2015 7:31:14 PM PT

Help with Sunglasses

HI both the selllers are having hard time shutting off unpaid item heres email from Gibson les apul gold top for $1600.00

Please contact seller and inform him how to turn off un paid item !

 

Please heres there last message to me and they cant turn off unoaid item !  Please help them cancel unpaid item !

 

Thanks ,Rick Miller

 

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Re: rickgitrs has sent a question about item #131499804853, that ended on May-09-15 19:40:03 PDT - Gibson Les Paul Gold Top 2009
From:  1958giraffe
Sent:  May-22-15 04:08 PM
 
 
                       
eBayeBay sent this message to RICK MILLER (rickgitrs).
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Dear rickgitrs,

I just tried to do what you asked. Here is what I got:
 
Cancel this order

We weren't able to cancel your orderYou can't cancel this order right now because there's a case open for it

I am not sure what to do at this point.  Please advise.

From: "eBay Member: rickgitrs" <<email address removed per ebay policy>>
To: <email address removed per ebay policy>
Sent: Friday, May 22, 2015 2:42:38 PM
Subject: rickgitrs has sent a question about item #131499804853, that ended on May-09-15 19:40:03 PDT - Gibson Les Paul Gold Top 2009
 
PLEASE HELPSELLER UNDUE UNPAID ITEM ! THEY BOTH WANT TO BUT CANT !
 
                       
 

Dear 1958giraffe,

I had talk to Ebay they said that if you went on to the resolution center and clicked on that case and went all the way over to the right you can cancel or void the item if you could do that that would be so great thank you so much for your time and consideration

I really apologize for the delay you're more than patient thank you so much

- rickgitrs
 

Member To Member Support question

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Collectibles & Art discussion

May 23, 2015 8:17:10 AM PT

Can someone help me identify some art work

2015-05-24 13.28.48.jpg2015-05-24 13.27.56.jpgHi All Glassies...I got these two vases at an estate sale today and they are in great condition.  I am trying to id the makers.  The tallest one with the sloping/graduated edge at the top has the blue under glass  and has no marks.  It is 11" at its highest point. it looks to have three molds marks. ( i will post these pics first)

 

the other one is not graduated/sloping at the top and has a purple under glass  and also has three mold marks, this one stands about 9.5" and there appears to be just a swirl on the bottom. The pics for this one will be  the set 

 

Any help would be greatly appreciated.    I don't think they are northwood as there is no mark....please let me know if you have any quetions!

Thanks in advance to all!

Happy Memorial Day!

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Depression/40s-50s-60s Glass

This vase is 10 1/4 inches in height.  It has a textured, white iridescent finish applied to the outside.  Kind of feels gritty like sandpaper.  There is a pontil scar on bottom and it is ground flat around the outside edge of the bottom.

 

The closest I could find were a few vases identified as Poschinger that were really close in shape but none finished like mine.  The only vases I could find with a similar finish were Murano vases with a Scavo or Corroso finish but I don't think the shape of mine is right for a Murano piece.

 

Any help with age, origin, maker or key descriptive words would be great.  Thanks!

 

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Hi,

  I have this Lovely Patsy doll that was not cut properly. I have seen that they normally do not sell for much money, but I was wondering if there might be more value to a collector with a manufactor defect?

 

TIA

 

Ellen

 

 

 

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Dolls discussion

May 22, 2015 2:15:17 PM PT

Question on Lovely Patsy doll

Hi i dont know if someone has noticed some changes on the GSP, for example, there are things that i used to buy with that program, bought it, and suddently this week i cant order anything thats more than 199usd using the gsp, has there been any change?? my country is El Salvador.

 

the item says is on the global shipping program, but when i try to buy it, gives me this message, and in this case i already bought one of these lights abt 3 weeks ago and all went just fine. and one more change is that everything is being shipped over DHL which was not like this before used to be shipped with other courrier.

 

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Payments question

May 24, 2015 9:39:14 AM PT

global shipping program not working anymore

HI HERES THE LAST MESSAGE FROM THE SALER OF 74 GIBSON LES APUL THAT I GOT A UNPAID ITEM ! SELLER SAID IT SOLD ON REVERB AND HE DIDNT MEANT TO MAKE IT UNPAID AND HAS TIED BUT CANT HERES HIS LAST MESSAGE FROM FRIDAY !

 

THANKS  RICK MILLER

 

eBayeBay sent this message to RICK MILLER (rickgitrs).
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Dear rickgitrs,

Hey Rick... for some reason, I don't see that tab or option on my end. Since the case is already closed, the only option it gives me is to relist the item, but I can't see where I can void it? Let me know... I'd be glad to help, I just can't see the option.
thanks.


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 pLEASE CONTACT THIS SELLER AND INSTRUCT HIM HOW TO UN DUE A UNPAID ITEM ! HE IS WILLG JUST CANT  DO IT !
 
THANKS ,RICK

Member To Member Support question

 photo guy_zpsfskwif4w.jpg photo guy2_zpsffckg1ca.jpg photo guy3_zpsiaxs2u7r.jpgAny help on what this is, where and when it came from would be appreciated. It is about 2 1/2 inches long. Thanks.

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Hi,

I have had this dish for a long time, but I have never been able to identify who it was made by.  The marks look Japanese to me, but I have been wrong before! :/ Thanks for any help, Katie

 

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Can anyone give me some insight on what this is? It's intended purpose and an estimate on age, etc. It is 34 inches long and 13 inches wide. 

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Antiques discussion

May 23, 2015 10:40:44 AM PT

Italian Hand Woven Runner ID Help

Thanks in advance. My crackle glass resources are limited. I went through Weitmans' Book 2 with no luck and also the Blenko Project website. For all I know it's cheap Mexican glass -- I seem to have no clue about the difference between that and nice American crackle -- but, well, I'd like to know anyway.  :smileyindifferent:  It's 8 1/4" tall with an unpolished pontil.

 

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

You got a refund 19 мая 2015 10:39:48 Москва

Dear Ирков ,

eBay ruled in your favour in your dispute case about your purchase  , and a full refund of 23,00 GBP was sent to your PayPal account.

Please allow 3-5 working days for the refund to be received in your account. eBay will then consider the dispute closed. If you have any questions, please go to the eBay Resolution Centre.

Refund details

eBay item number Seller's name Seller's email address Refund date Refund amount

351342020493
 
 
19 мая 2015 10:39:48 Москва
23,00 GBP
 

Note to seller

Description Purchase Date Unit price Qty Amount
LADIES BLACK/GREEN FLORAL WEDGE SHOES CLARKS SIZE 5.5 /38.5 LEATHER/FABRIC
Item Number 351342020493
21 March 2015 11.00 GBP 1 11.00 GBP
Postage and packaging 12.00 GBP
Postal Insurance - not offered ----
Total 23.00 GBP
Payment 23.00 GBP
Visa — 23.00 GBP
   
Exchange rate: 1 RUB = 0,0107368 GBP
 

Yours sincerely,
PayPal

Payments question

These bottles appear to be cased, but the inside is fairly thin, more like white satin enamel painted inside than an actual glass layer. Would you dIMG_1427.JPGescribe this as cased, or as something else?

Any thoughts on origins or maker? In my searches, I'm coming up with results all over the place. I thought they were pretty. And my first thought was Victorian. But now I'm wondering if they're Czech.

Thoughts?

Thank you in advance. 

Jennie

 

 

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

I purchased a camera lens and the wrong lens was sent. I requested a return but eBay closed the case saying that the seller did not offer refunds. Clearly the wrong lens was sent, I verified this with the local camera shop. This was advertised as a Nikon mount Sigma lens but is a Sony mount lens. I took pictures of the lens on a Sony camera ans sent them to the seller. Still refuses to refund. Seller says in communication that "If this had been our mistake we would gladly issue a refund for the item and for shipping." Hate to resort to Negative Feedback. Impossible to communicate with eBay once a case is closed.Displaying photo.JPG

Shipping & Returns question

Recently i won the Bid on below item;

Dell XPS 12 Convertible Ultrabook i7-3667U 2.0GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 1080p(1920x1080)
 

 

But reseller has canceled the order by giving the reason that i have issue with my address and i am surprised that ebay do not have any resolution and such topic in their resolution center. I am really disappointed because this is totally unfair. I won the Bid and seller canceled the order without communicating with me on this matter.

 

I have NO ISSUE WITH MY ADDRESS.

 

I want to give negative feedback to this seller.

 

Faraz

Bidding & Buying discussion

May 25, 2015 12:14:41 AM PT

Seller Canceled the order on invalid reason

Hello Folks,

I acquired this punch bowl several days ago and I can't figure out the pattern name or maker.  It measures about 14 1/2" in diameter and stands approximately 7" tall.  It has a panelled design with a scalloped rim.  It was likely made to sit on a stand and has a base approximately 5 7/8" wide.

When I purchased the bowl, the previous owner said it was made by Heisey.  The bowl came with a large lot of Heisey Queen Ann (#1509) punch cups.  The cups are marked with the Heisey diamond logo, however, there are no manufacturer marks on the punch bowl.  I suspect her attribution of the bowl to Heisey was based on the marked cups (which do not match the bowl).

The punch bowl is quite heavy and the glass has bubbles and a few straw marks.  It appears to be old glass, possibly EAPG.  Any ideas on the pattern name and/or manufacturer?  Thanks in advance for any assistance you can provide!


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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

this is a porcelain dish , with African violets painted on it it has a sig, Van tine and on the back it has a personal note, 1961 Painted for Connie something Martha Van tine  It is approx, 51/2 inch in dia,

 This looks like something that may have been painted at an artisans fair or something,  Or like they do at bush gardens with capodimonte, they will make something while you are there and pick up later and the artist signs it, and personalizes it,

 

 Thank you all for looking and those who have answers, or comments

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

May 24, 2015 10:21:25 AM PT

Does anyone have info on this sig

This is the first time I've picked up glass with this optic. It looks like a fishscale to me, and has a dot or bullseye in the middle. You can feel the fischscale on the outside, although not as well as on the inside. I'm trying to search online to get some ideas of possible maker, era, how to describe, etc. I'm coming up empty. How would you describe this? Any thoughts on how to search? Possible makers? 

Any and all help is appreciated! I'm lost on this one.

Thanks.
Jennie

 

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Again, here are the photos for the one vase with the blue under glass and the graduated top/edge.  No mark on the bottom and 3 mold marks. This one is 11" at it highest point.  Thanks again in advance!

 

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Depression/40s-50s-60s Glass

May 24, 2015 11:09:27 AM PT

carnival glass vase continues

I don't know how to tell the difference (the wife said quartz).  Three different sets in a box lot.  Quite heavy for their size (the largest measure 6.5" tall and weigh nearly 3 pounds per piece).  Light green in color, minimal (but some) veining.  Is there an easy way to id the material?DSCN9742.JPGDSCN9740.JPG 

 

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Collectibles & Art discussion

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Any one recognize pattern and manufacturer?  Thanks.  

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

African art

 

I am looking to sell the following art on ebay. I am not sure what the value and exactly what it is.

 

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Collectibles & Art discussion

Hello,

I have had this piece for a while, and I can't really settle on what it is.  I am guessing it is some sort of pendant.  It has prong set purple stones.  It measures 1 2/3" long and it is heavy.  It has two marks on the back-one on each side.  I can make out 925 on one side, (it does test out as sterling silver) and three other marks on the other side.

 

Hoping someone out there recognizes this piece and can tell me what it is and who made it.

 

Thank you in advance for your help and advice!

 

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Antique & Vintage Jewelry by Design

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I've just read that they made jewelry in real gold as well as plated but wouldn't this be marked as gold?  It held steady and did not wipe at 10k and dimmed a bit at 14k but still held  I cannot make out what those three things are next to Krementz   Stones seem to be glass only Ty for the help

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

This board helped me with this artist's name some time ago & with that help I was able to sell the painting. But now I've come across 5 more of her (?) paintings in a storage auction I won & I can't remember the name! And I can't make it out on the painting.

I'd appreciate any help.

 

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Collectibles & Art discussion

May 23, 2015 9:07:21 AM PT

PLEASE HELP WITH KNOWN ARTIST'S NAME

I found this Tea Party set today.  It's not in any of my books or Ebay.  Anyone know an approximate value?

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Dolls discussion

I came across this bowl and after days of internet searches, I still can't find any information if it is hotel silver or not. 

 

It has three markings on the bottom of it: 1) Reed and Barton Silver Soldered  2)NS7630   3) Beverly Hills Hotel 

 

Any help will be appreciated. Thanks 

 

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Collectibles & Art discussion

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I tested on the presidium but glass and garnet are close together and it was hard to tell  I relally think Victorian garnet but help!!  It did test as some purity of silver and of course, it's not marked!!

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

The only thing we can think of is that it is possibly something to place by a sink to put jewlery in while you wash up? Otherwise we're clueless as to what this is.   Thank you for any help.

 

 

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Vintage discussion

May 24, 2015 9:19:16 PM PT

Help to identify a item

I've been a eBay user for years, I've had more problems with sellers lately then ever. I bought an iPhone 5c paid promptly, the seller totally dragged their feet on shipping I tried contacting them asking what's going on. I get a nasty message from the seller threatening me that because of my previous message they don't feel comfortable sending me the phone!?!?!?!? I called eBay and told them what happened they sent this bipolar seller a cancelation request. I haven't been a seller in years but what happens if the seller doesn't respond and eBay refunds me? Does eBay do anything about crazy sellers?

Bidding & Buying discussion

May 22, 2015 9:14:33 AM PT

Vindictive seller

As all of you know, eBay has updated their policies in an extreme way. I feel that it has made it much more difficult and expensive for individual sellers now. (I think they are trying to make eBay more like Amazon, with things for sale from big vendors and people who do eBay stores as a living, but that's a different discussion for a different day.) I am trying to find another website to start selling on that is very user-friendly for sellers, without huge fees and selling limits. I have been looking at Bonanza, but am having a bit of difficulty understanding it. Does anyone have any feedback about other auction websites (besides Etsy) to sell on that won't break the bank? I just can't afford to sell on eBay now. (Not willing to pay for a store subscription on eBay, not willing to risk paying to list not knowing if something will sell or not - you can't always guarantee someone looking for that specific item is going to be online at that specific time.) I need the extra income and Ebay used to be really great for that, but cutting my free listings by 60% and getting rid of my ability to relist without paying really hurts my wallet. Any ideas, ya'll?

Selling discussion

A buyer bid on my auction for a not-working for part only lot of two laptops. I checked the buyers feedback and he left a neg and recieved a refund from ebay for another seller who sold a similar item. I looked at that itemsauction and I can't see how he could have misrepresented it, it was an old noteboo that doesn't work sold for parts only and clearly stated so in the very brief description he had with very few detales other than that. Am I allowed to or justified in cancelling this buyers bid? It looks like that is the only neg he ever left and it's the only time he bought something for prts only. Everything else he purchases is new stuff. He also sells.

 

My inclination is to not cancel his bid unless he wins. I don't want to go through a return drama for this stuff.

Selling discussion

so I got restricted on my account for some stupid reason(not important). When I try to go to make another Ebay account, it gets restricted because the PayPal account linked with it, is also is linked with a restricted account.
If I want to still use the same PayPal account(that is associated with a restricted account) and make a different eBay account without the worry of getting restricted, will unlinking the PayPal account with the restricted eBay account let me create another eBay account without getting restricted on that one as well?

Hopefully this was not too confusing

My Account discussion

May 24, 2015 8:04:03 AM PT

Restricted on my second Ebay account?

 

Used to be 5 cents.  Is it 10 cents now?

Selling discussion

May 22, 2015 9:15:24 AM PT

Is there a new fee for selling books?

I would like to report a return abuse.  And, would like to do that without calling CS.

 

Have seen it before, but not now.  Has it been moved?

 

Thanks for the help,

Jean

Selling discussion

May 22, 2015 8:01:03 AM PT

Reporting a buyer for abusing returns.

Wondering if anyone else is experiencing problems with their Message page.  The entire set up of the page is strange and I am unable to open individual messages. The only way I can read a question sent to me by a member is to start on my private email account and click on the Respond button.  Any information or suggestions would be greatly appreciated!  Sarah

Technical Issues discussion

Buying & Selling Basics question

Long story short, I auctioned off a laptop several days ago. The buyer then informed me that 2 keys on the keyboard were not working properly. I immediately assumed this to be a software issue as I just factory reset 30 minutes before I shipped the computer (it's common for keys not to work properly after a factory reset), and at that point everything was functioning fine. The buyer then links me to a keyboard replacement unit and then says he doesn't know how much the repair would cost, but wants a $115 partial refund for both the item and the repair cost. told him just to ask for a full refund because it would be too much of a hassle on both of our parts and that I'd need a receipt or quote or something. Also, I do feel that such an issue shouldn't call for such a costly repair or even need the repair at all. He has yet to respond since I told him to request a full refund. Red flag?

 

The funds from the transaction just became available this morning. How long does he have to request a refund/file a case under the "item inaccurately described" clause (that's what he's calling it). I really just don't want this money to be tied up any longer. If it's a long window of time, I obviously won't be able to spend any of that money until the time passes. I'd rather just get the laptop back, fix the problem (if there is any), and then re-sell it. And does this sound like a scam? He did actually send me a video of the problem, but it wasn't that clear in terms of quality. We're in contact via MMS, email, and eBay, so he definitely got my message.

Selling discussion

May 23, 2015 3:55:52 PM PT

Buyer asking for a partial refund? Scam?

How did they get my address?

Bidding & Buying discussion

May 22, 2015 9:07:42 AM PT

receiving item I did not bid for?

I, being 63 love to window shop through the month then buy when SS comes in.
If I am doing wrong please teach me.

Payments discussion

About a week ago I sold an galaxy s3 (metro pcs). The buyer wants to return it because the sim card won't read because the phone is cdma now metro runs gsm. He started a return case I called ebay to see if there anything I can do and they told me to wait until the 30 for them to intervene is there a chance of them ruling all against the buyer.

Selling discussion

May 24, 2015 12:44:53 PM PT

Buyer wants to return item

I have payed for my items so.when can I.start bidding again as it's still coming up I can't and I need to.bid on thing that are coming to.an end can you.please resolve my.matter in.the next few hours please

My Account discussion

Just need to know if this is real or fake.Thanks in advance. :smileyhappy:

Fashion discussion

May 22, 2015 5:53:15 PM PT

Real or Fake Coach Tag?

I've been a collector going on twenty five yes some call me an expert...I've seen numerous reproductions being sold as authentic... Now I have listings in that category but they are 1000% legit now why doesn't eBay force then to remove those items...some are listed for thousands of dollars .... Its dishonest and even I have fell victim. I've reported the items and not a thing has been done. I do not believe in cheating ppl

Selling discussion

May 24, 2015 2:09:53 AM PT

fraudulent native american goods

Hi everyone, please I need help.

I bid on a tablet, but after that I realized that the seller only have 1 feedback and only one item on sale. This seems strange for me so I sent a message to the seller and asked him to decline or delete my bid.



He is asking me to pay. What should I do? How do I report this?

Bidding & Buying discussion

Basically, I bought an item with the  buy it now option and the seller shipped the item.

I have a tracking number and I can see where the package is, but the seller relisted the

SAME item. Same description, same photo, everything. Is it normal ? Maybe the seller

has few of the same item. Tell me what you think. 

 

Thanks.

Bidding & Buying discussion

This measures 9 1/2" long x 5 1/2" tall.  I really have no idea about this item except it's a nude woman probably from the 1960's.  It looks like wood but I'm pretty sure it's not. Maybe ceramic?? I'm totally lost on this one! It is marked with 1304 underneath.  Any help would be great.

Thanks!

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Hello,

I was thinking about using the Tyvek mailers for some communication cords ans cables. They seem a little bulky especially on the 25 foot telephone cords.

I'm using a little bubble wrap in there too.

Will this work for First Class Mail ?

Weight is 5 or 6 ounces.

 

Thanks 

Shipping & Returns discussion

May 23, 2015 12:12:04 PM PT

Shipping cords and cables using 9x12 Tyvek

I noticed that with paypal if you select a business account then even for fixed-price listings you can require immediate payment. Which would be very nice, to avoid people selecting purchase and never paying or take a long time to pay (trying to "hold" the item until they have the money). Has anyone used this before? Does it only work if you have an ebay store or can it be used for personal ebay listings? Any advice is appreciated.

Payments discussion

May 23, 2015 10:38:47 AM PT

Immediate Payment with Fixed Price Listing

Is it common for sellers not to automatically contact a buyer after a sale? I haven't used ebay in years, but it used to be when won an auction and paid for my item I would get and email from the seller thanking me for buying the item & acknowleding my payment even if they hadn't shipped it yet. I recently bought & paid for items for items from two different sellers. It's been more than 48 hours and I haven't heard from either of them. I assume I'll get a notice from PayPal when the items ship. I realize I could contact the seller through ebay, but it just seems odd to me to for the seller not to acknowledge the buyer/transaction.

Buying & Selling Basics discussion

May 22, 2015 9:26:20 AM PT

Contact from seller after sale?

Hello! Thank you all in advance for your help. 

 

So, I bought this for 50 cents because its quite the nice piece I thought. 

Looks to be a patent, Blue prints, or something along those lines to a farming tool.. ??

Looks like it reads Joh Larslou but I dont quite know. Might not even be American. 

 

Perhaps late 1700's or 1800's? 

Collectibles & Art discussion

i purchase a playstation 4 video game last year around November , the game release date is 2 week ago and i haven't receive the game and i try to open a case but the item is over 90 days , i want to know what should i do ?

Member To Member Support question

May 23, 2015 3:14:22 PM PT

Handling inappropriate behavior

Item 281697224017 had a bidding price start of $275 dollars with no buy now option. It appears the seller added a buy it now price about 12 hours before the end of the action.   The item was sold that way very quickly. Is this allowed? I was really looking forward to bidding on this item. This just doesn't seem like something EBAY would allow but I may be wrong. Thank you for your time reading this.

Member To Member Support question

May 24, 2015 7:14:53 AM PT

The item I was bidding on is gone.

I would like to report a return abuse.   Would like to do that without calling CS.

 

Have seen it before, but not now.  Has it been moved?

 

Thanks for the help,

Jean  

Selling question

May 22, 2015 7:53:08 AM PT

Reporting a buyer's return abuse

I have some Nazi items (flags, mother's medals, etc -- no weapons) that were recieved from a WWII veteran in the 70's who collected them during his service during the war. I'd like to sell them here, but wanted to know if they're considered too controversial or in bad taste, etc. What's the policy and general feeling about these kinds of items?

Member To Member Support question

May 24, 2015 3:58:54 PM PT

Seller performance standards

I am new to eBay and would like to sell some extra cosmetics I scored for a really good price. They are all new and are well within the expiration dates. My question is can I sell cosmetics, makeup, deodorants, and similar health and beauty products without a business license or prior approval from eBay? Thanks for your time and help....

Buying & Selling Basics discussion

May 23, 2015 7:32:37 PM PT

selling cosmetics

Ebay lower your fees you bunch of Scrooges.
Stop favoring scammers.
Improve your legitimate seller protection.
Make it easier for people to NOT lose money.

Stop scamming people.

Member To Member Support question

I got a message for buying 3 things. total message was

 

 

 

 

To ensure that eBay remains a safe marketplace, we limit the quantity of items that can be bought or sold by a single account at one time. These limits may change over time and are determined by your previous site activity and overall performance.

Currently, your account has reached the limit for bidding and buying, but you can increase this limit by providing additional verification. Thank you for your understanding.

Please follow the directions below to continue

 

 

 

hmm thanks for your kindness. but it blocks me buy things. what is  'limits may change over time' ? yeah I signed today. but I got to buy 3 things not 1. I need limit released. ASAP.

 

have a nice day.

Member To Member Support question

Hello!

I've bought 5 beer steins and 1 collector's plate. I would like the seller to combine all items in one package in order to save on the shipping. However, combined invoice he charged me was with the lump summ of all items' shipping costs. As I've bought all steins very cheap, I think he wants to make additional income on the shipping costs. I had shipment of 14 steins and paid only $41 for it! And he now wants me to pay $80. I'm ready to pay for safe packaging and so on, but I'm not willing to pay double if he wants to earn on shipping. More, he doesn't respond to my multiply letters at all.

 

What should I do? Should I pay his invoice and file a claim to Ebay for fair shipping price? Or should I claim now until the seller sends me adequate invoice? Could You please tell me how to make such claims?

 

Thanks!

Best regards, Pavel

Member To Member Support question

May 22, 2015 4:36:29 AM PT

How to pay for items

why do I have to wait until the receipt date of an item to file a dispute? If the seller no longer responds or sent the item I should not have to wait. Is there another route I can take instead of waiting a whole other week then filing a dispute for a refund?

Member To Member Support question

May 23, 2015 8:58:12 PM PT

Didn't receive your item

When will the person i sent my item to let my paypal money not be pending anymore. i cant wait 21 days for it, things have come up and i need it now.

Member To Member Support question

May 22, 2015 3:53:53 PM PT

Why is my PayPal payment being held?

In a private bid auction,  How can you be sure that the "seller" or his "agent" aren't "bidding up" the item??  Thanks oz291

Member To Member Support question

May 23, 2015 5:14:12 PM PT

How to bid or buy

buyer states that the PayPal icon will not work and can't send payment

Member To Member Support question

May 24, 2015 9:26:10 AM PT

Billing and Invoices

there are two situations i have now related. if i give a partial refund for a sold item will the fees for that item be credited? And, i sold two inexpesive items to the same buyer and found that i can put both items in the same small flat rate box. he paid for separate shipping so i refunded him 5 from the sale for this combined shipping. mind you the buyer did not ask for combined shipping, and was very thankful for the 5 dollar refund. i did not see the fee for that shipping removed in this case 50 cents. i have another one pending where the box was trashed; it is my first  'arrived' damaged. so if i give a partial refund will i still pay the full fee, (shipping and item)? the shipping was more than the item selling price so i am a bit concerned.

thanx for your help,

jm

My Account question

May 23, 2015 2:25:08 PM PT

are fees reversed for a partial refund

In April, I changed my store level from Anchor to Premium.  When will eBay reflect this in my monthly selling limits?  I am not trying to increase my selling limits.  I would like the limits to reflect a Premium store instread of continuing with the limits of an Anchor store.  An Anchor store states this, "You can sell up to 2,500 items or up to $21,000.00 per month, whichever comes first."  A Premium store has a maximum number of items as 500 per month and the amount per month is whatever it is.  This is what I want to be reflected in my Account Statistics for the Premium level.  Does anyone know how long this usually takes?

My Account question

May 23, 2015 2:17:55 PM PT

Account Settings

A buyer accidentally purchased an item from me twice, but only wanted one and so I wanted to cancel the second purchase.  The buyer is not too familiar with ebay (hence the double purchase) and so I aked them to accept the cancellation request but they are unsure of how to do so.  Is there any other way around this?  Can I cancel my "cancelation request" and do an unpaid item case instead?  Just want my final value fee credit back.

Member To Member Support question

May 22, 2015 4:57:32 PM PT

Closing a cancel request

Can i know why my item no more update on few days ,after this Delivery message show Delay at the Global Shipping Center – Processing In Progress. I need the item asap can u help ke for asking

Member To Member Support question

I'll be out of the country for a month. What I am supposed to do with my listed items? is there any way to put them on hold? TIA

Tools & Apps question

May 24, 2015 9:20:34 AM PT

Put listed items on hold

Seller made mistake and send me wrong item.To get refund seller insested return the item.I did it, but the seller wont pay me back shipping charges, but in these cases the seller is responsable for shipping charges.The case was closed by ebay and I can not reopen it.How I can report of dishonest seller and get my money back?

Shipping & Returns discussion

Hello,

 

My sales and the number of views has dropped significantly in the last monthor so. I was only selling 2 or 3 a week but it seemed steady. Now, I've only sold one in the last 3 weeks. And my page views are half of what they had been.

 

I've only been doing this a few months, so I haven't been here long enough to know if this is common. I've seen a number of posts in the forums about the same topic- slow sales- but I don't have the experience to know if there are more people than usual saying this.

 

Some of the posts suggest that ebay made some changes that place more emphasis on driving traffic to the really big sellers. Does anyone know if this has any validity?

 

And/or does anyone have any suggestions as to how to get more views and, hopefully, more sales? I have tried or am currently trying the basic tips and advice to sellers and am open to any words of wisdom from seasoned sellers.

 

Thank you for your time.

Selling question

May 24, 2015 5:09:14 PM PT

Slow sales and views.

What does this mean?
Action: 800467 (T12310)
Thanks for any help!
Dave

Member To Member Support question

May 23, 2015 3:12:47 AM PT

How to bid or buy

Hi,
I am jiten saikia. my mobile no 8792527412
Bangalore ebay company

TV & Video discussion