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Hello, i was wondering if anyone is familiar with this type of glass, cobalt blue compote stands/bowls, a pair, very beautiful color, measures 4.75" tall, 7.25" in diameter. I would appreciate any info on the maker, and period. I was told that they are antiques, I wanted to see what others think. thank you in advance. regards, sellwell



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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion


Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

This pitcher is signed braja? or grafa? in brown. The clay is light gray. It has a glossy glaze inside and out.  Not sure if the name on the bottom is the name of the potter (maybe a studio piece?) or the name of the pottery.  What does it say?  It stans about 3 1/2" tall







Collectibles & Art discussion

Please help ID pattern and era. Glass is puckered with thousands of tiny bubbles. Looks like a lace doily. 8 3/8" diameter. Thank you!



Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Aug 29, 2015 5:01:37 PM PT

GLASSIES * Please Help ID Pattern

Many many hours into this clear cake plate. Thought it would be easy to ID. Perhaps it's not really EAPG?


Then there's my friend's (jealous) canary yellow/vaseline Daisy & Button bowl. There are leave around the base of each of the four feet (had to see in the photo and hard to photograph) and an additional design on the bottom. I thought there was a D&B with Leaf pattern, but I can't find hide nor hair of it in McCain or Reilly & Jenks, or Florence's pattern ID books.


Argh. I'm sorry to have to ask for help again.


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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

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Country/Rural Style discussion

Aug 30, 2015 10:49:32 AM PT

Can you identify this tool?

I don't know how many of you know that PayPal offers reduced "Merchant rate" fees.

No, they don't advertise those or just give them to you "Willy Nilly". You will need to upgrade your PayPal account to a business account and then apply for those "Merchant rate" fees.


If you sell for $3,000 or more each month it is well worth it!

If you receive more than $10,000 a month you will really feel that difference between the regular 2.9% fee and the 2.2% fee. Believe me...


Here is how it is done:



Selling discussion

I bought this and the seller didn't know what it was, I paid a hefty price of 10c, anyone know? Thanks.



Country/Rural Style discussion

Aug 29, 2015 3:42:52 PM PT

Need help identifying this thing



I really should do some grocery shopping today. 



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Good Morning- This is a Waltham Pilot, hunters case, 1/10 14k pocket watch, will I be able to bet back the $ I spend to clean and repair this piece? The stem is a bit loose, and I really am afraid it might have been over wound, ( since I acquired it...the culprit shall remain unnamed..) very long chain, ( which is what has the 1/10 14k mark...the watch itself feels right for gold, there are many #'s serials, I'm running off track, apologies, back to the question, to service and clean..or not, sell as is....Regards V76   (focus issues again with this camera, many apologies..)IMG_4456.JPGIMG_4457.JPGIMG_4453.JPG

Collectibles & Art discussion

Aug 29, 2015 7:20:52 AM PT

Watch repair worth the $ ?

How can I change the list from "item location in US" to "item location in China"? Everytime I enter a china zipcode it does not work. I have NO other option to "Change Country" The only thing I have is the picture shown below. Am I getting this error because I do not have an ebay store? Is that way I have no other options? Or am I looking in the wrong place? Please help. 



Selling discussion

Aug 30, 2015 6:11:53 PM PT

Please Help. Shipping Question


 The insertion  was saying:
 But when I got it a lot of doubts rised.
The beads are full of bubbles very big and strange black oily stains
the necklace when dressed is nice and looks as authentic amber... and I will keep it..
but I would like to know... to understand
Is anybody willing to help me to understand?
Thank you

Bidding & Buying question

Aug 29, 2015 1:47:12 PM PT

Is this amber?

Please help identify this antique doorstop. It is VERY heavy. Any ideas on maker? What do you think the age of this adorable lamb might be? What material do you think it is made of? Marble? She has a chipped nose, ear, and foot . Thank you for your help.image.jpgimage.jpgimage.jpg

Collectibles & Art discussion

Aug 30, 2015 8:35:30 AM PT

Help identifying antique doorstop

Good morning- now that I finally have time to give to my items, yet another question...these are Kathi Urbach creations, vintage, 1940"s. I have found very little on her work, and nothing at all like this set. I have found precious few stand alone dolls, and zero dolls that are in beautiful wooden pagoda style shadow displays. They are hand signed, very, very detailed and vibrant, the boxes are well built and quite heavy, the dolls ( need a clean..) have the signature emerald green eyes, tiny shell detailing, the boxes are beautifully hand painted and adorned, large, boxes come in at 23x16, the sculptures at 13 1/2". The boxes are hand signed on the bottoms, also shell adorned. Highly detailed and I am certain, pain staking in their construction. I need some information help, legwork, to try to value roughly, even 1 comp wold help, assuming it's apples to apples.  Regards V76IMG_4459.JPGIMG_4462.JPGIMG_4461.JPGIMG_4460.JPGIMG_4458.JPG

Collectibles & Art discussion

Aug 29, 2015 8:23:08 AM PT

1940's Kathi Urbach fabric dolls



Good morning Smiley Happy 

New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

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I want to list this but I've never seen one quite like this  What do you think about age and origin?  The spring/sport ring would date it a bit but it's not the same color as the rest of the necklace   I'm still thinking that it is original to the necklace but I'd love to hear from you guys   I'm hoping the dark spots clean up as this is such a pretty necklace  TYIA 

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

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It looks like it is silver plated and the bottom looks like it is supposed to be curled up   C clasp closure makes it older???   The stone almost looks like tier's eye in purple molded glass   What are your thoughts on age, etc?   Thank you 

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

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Teeny size 5   I think this is older  Marked sterling only  Do you think it is European?  Any suggestions are very welcomed  Thank you!

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

These are so pretty and very good quality. They're big 1 1/4" by 1"

The purple stones are faceted glass.

Any keyword help?

Rhinestones? Crystals?

Thanks for any help.









Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Aug 29, 2015 10:28:27 AM PT

Unsigned Beauty Clip Earrings.....Age? Maker?

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Aug 29, 2015 9:29:19 PM PT

any information on this vase

I picked up this sterling pin today, couldn't read the mark until I got home to loupe it. It's a PARENTI brooch (interesting history there BTW) and what I thought were glass stones are gemstones, test as amethyst, citrine, moonstone and aquamarine, I'm not sure what the rose cabochon is, possibly rose quartz ?
Anyway, I was a bit worried about the two cabochons being original while the rest are faceted. I see no evidence of them being replaced so now I think probably original.
I see by some limited research the sisters used quite a bit of moonstone and aquamarine but I'd still like some opinions if you think the cabochons are original.
Thanks for the help !

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

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There are two words in script  The first looks like it starts with either an F or P then I don't know what from there Looks to be about 5 letters in the first name   Kinda almost looks like a k at the end  Frank???    The second name is L??ne  (either two or three letters missing int he middle)     

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Just a little humor to help you through your Monday morning!



So this is what eBay uses in disputes eh? 






Shipping & Returns discussion

Aug 31, 2015 7:30:55 AM PT

USPS has a time machine!!



I am trying to find out more about this kerosene/oil lamp that has legally come into my possession. 

Who or what company made it? How old is it?....please.


The wick has never been opened and the lamp  is almost entirely made out of glass. On the bottom, there are the letters H and what appears to be V E fused together. (see attachment photo).


Anything you can tell me about it would be most appreciative. ty




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Collectibles & Art discussion



Seem apropos for this late hour on a Sunday evening . . . Smiley Wink

New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

Any Help on this would be appreciated??????????I KNOW NOTHING ABOUT ART!

apparently this is sort of a good piece?? It has bassons on the back and numbers.


Collectibles & Art discussion

Aug 29, 2015 6:46:47 PM PT

Joyce Brown Clark Artist Any help Artist

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I'm thinking the front is very old and someone made a pin out of her  She is beautiful and deserves to be something at any rate  Old brass?  Art Nouveau?  What do y'all think?  TYIA 

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

How can I change the list from "item location in US" to "item location in China"? Everytime I enter a china zipcode it does not work. Please help. Thanks.


I have NO option to "Change Country"





Member To Member Support question

Aug 30, 2015 3:28:13 PM PT

Changing zipcodes

I have a problem with delivery . I bought the goods get damaged asked the seller to send again , he wrote that sent but it's nothing I have not started a business but the seller has gone to my letter does not answer 

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Delivery package 1 of 1
Estimated delivery Tuesday, Jun 2, 2015 Friday, Jun 19, 2015
Touch Screen Glass Digitizer For Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite 7.0 T110 WiFi BDRG
Touch Screen Glass Digitizer For Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite 7.0 T110 WiFi BDRG
Item price$12.25
Item number291285322342
Shipping serviceEconomy Int'l Shipping


Member To Member Support question

Aug 30, 2015 11:18:20 AM PT

I have a problem with delivery



I purchase below selected item on 17th July 15, and till date it is not reach at my registred address, even my all kind of followup i did not get any support and solutions also.


Need the solutions asap.



Delivery package 1 of 1
Estimated delivery Monday, Aug 3, 2015 - Monday, Aug 24, 2015
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Fashion Mens Boarding Checks Cotton Shirts Short Sleeve Casual Shirt for Man
Fashion Mens Boarding Checks Cotton Shirts Short Sleeve Casual Shirt for Man
Item price$29.80
Item number251921361785
Shipping serviceEconomy Int'l Shipping





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Member To Member Support question

I bought an object

The shipment details says "in transit"



As it is an international shipment, we can follow the link of the second transporter that says "return to shipper" (carrier status : delivered, but delivered TO THE SHIPPER) (line 5 : return to shipper)


And by phone this transporter confirm that this item was returned



When i opened a case, the ebay customer support says that the final decision is the item is delevered ????



I want to make appeal of this mistake

And i do not understand that it is so difficult to have a normal transaction with ebay service...

Buying & Selling Basics discussion

Aug 31, 2015 2:50:30 AM PT

i want to make appeal - object not received

I need to make a gramatical change to the title of a listing, (XPS 18, instead of xps 18.4") but I am not allowed to do so. It is fixed price offer and I have 1 bid which I counter offered. What can I do?




Help says right here that I should be allowed to edit the title:


Fixed price listings

You can't change a fixed price listing to an auction-style listing. Two hours after submitting a fixed price listing, you can't change the duration.

Have any purchases been made from the listing?


What you can change:
  • Edit the title



Member To Member Support question

Aug 31, 2015 7:31:22 AM PT

Revise listing



I've received the 10$ discount code.

then, I bought the item over 50$(sports trading card box).

but, it doesn't apply in my order..

I can't find out what's the problem. anyone know this problem?


Help me, please...




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Member To Member Support question

Aug 29, 2015 8:16:23 PM PT

My eBay 10$ discount code doesn't apply.



can someone tell me how I can change the seller logo ?

I did make a new logo wih 310*90 pix but I cannot change it .

The program always says 

You must upload a custom logo before you can use it to customize Checkout and Invoices.


Can someone help me with these ? Or is it not possible to change it 

Can I ask eBay to change this for me 

this is the logo I want to change 




this is the new one 



Please help !!! Thanks 

Member To Member Support question

Aug 30, 2015 4:35:44 AM PT

customize the seller logo

How can I change the list from "item location in US" to "item location in China"? Everytime I enter a china zipcode it does not work. Please help. Thanks.


I have NO option to "Change Country"Capture321.PNG

The Picture above is what I see when I am listing an item. I can only place a US zipcode



What I see after I list an item....I have no option here either...


Am I not able to change the location because I don't have an Ebay store? 


Selling question

Aug 30, 2015 6:01:04 PM PT

Changing Countries

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Selling question

Aug 30, 2015 10:17:41 AM PT

Help with identifying this wooden egg

I would appreciate any assistance in identifying this sterling piece.  The thick handpainted milkglass may possibly not be original to this piece.  Silver and Milk Glass.jpg

Collectibles & Art discussion

Can anyone tell me about this map? It is a large picture map of DANMARK that appears old, but has I can't find another like it to compare.


Federation of Tourism Associations of Funen pin) - but it also has AUT. REPRODUKTION on lower left corner - so this is a reproduction? Does it still have value?


I'd greatly appreciate any help.








Collectibles & Art discussion

Aug 30, 2015 8:21:51 AM PT



Collectibles & Art discussion

Aug 30, 2015 3:52:52 PM PT




I recieved two pieces of Japanese original artwork and need artist's signature translation. I anyone can assist me I would appreciate the help. There are two pieces of art. One has two seperate stamps. First two pictures. The second is also two stamps and a signature pictures.


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The second is also two stamps and a signature pictures.


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Collectibles & Art discussion

Aug 30, 2015 1:41:47 PM PT

Japanese Signature translation

I haven't been able to find anything similiar to make me feel confident it is Asian. Tried google images, current and completed listings. Would this be considered famille rose? Out of my league here. Appreciate any help with age, keywords, etc. 8" tall.





Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Hello, i bought item #121738921183 from the seller nogoodh4rtб  and paid immediately my order



The seller has some problems with PayPal and  not received payment. Yesterday the seller opened unpaid item case for this purchase.

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I wrote to the seller several times, but He does not answer.

How can I close the case.

Help me please


Also i can`t respond to the case details, just can choose Pay now or Contact seller . 

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When i trying choose Pay now i see screen below

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Member To Member Support question

Aug 30, 2015 6:00:03 AM PT

unpaid item case is open for this purchase.

This person just won my iphone auction, and after some research, it seems the buyer is a hacker. What can I do? Don't want to send my iphone if I'll end up getting scammed. 


Gently used Apple iPhone 5 - 16GB - White & Silver (Veriz...(221862994166)

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Available Quantity: 1
Shipping cost: See description
Buyer Zip: 19726-9000
Tracking number: [Add]
Watch Count: 3

Member To Member Support question

Aug 31, 2015 7:35:11 PM PT

Bad seller?

No puedo pagar mis paypal ¿Por qué? Yo siempre digo estas:


Regreso a comerciante y probar un método de pago diferente
Mensaje de error

Lo sentimos, pero no podemos enviar su pago en este momento

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No somos capaces de procesar su pago a través de su cuenta PayPal en este momento. Por favor regrese a la página web del comerciante y trate de usar un método de pago diferente (si está disponible).


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Member To Member Support question

Aug 30, 2015 12:08:11 AM PT

payments problem

Good morning- I have looked for, in vain, information about  original signed Kathi Urbach dolls in SIGNED wooden display cases... these  are large, the beautiful gilt and shell adorned pagoda style  wooden boxes are 23 x 16, the dolls stand @ 13.5.  They have the signature emerald green eyes. Composed of fabric, with ( again) the signature tiny shell detailing. These are very rare on their own, but the beautiful black  shadow boxes are ...well..nowhere. I have tracked down a few smaller Urbach creations, but not with the display that was also made by and adorned by, ( and hand signed) by Kathi. I do not know how even to place any kind of value on them, nothing to compare them to that I can find. Help.Please. ( and yes, they need a clean, I am just too afraid to damage..)


Regards V76



Dolls Artists and Limited Edition discussion

Aug 29, 2015 7:56:55 AM PT

1940's Urbach fabric sculptures set

any information on this vase.   under the bottom it also has the initial of bc004.JPG.

Selling question

Aug 29, 2015 9:26:03 PM PT

any information on this vase

H52 Green Pink 100% Silk Stripes Classic JACQUARD WOVEN Men's Tie Necktie
H52 Green Pink 100% Silk Stripes Classic JACQUARD WOVEN Men's Tie Necktie
Item Id:301717024615
End time:Aug-25-15 16:00:15 PDT

skew8581 (26591)

This seller has a silk tie up for auction (see above) at a starting price of $.01 + free shipping.  I noticed the auction said there were 6 bids.  How is it possible to have 6 bids, and the price is currently at one cent?  Is this a scam?  Why are sellers doing things like this? 


I also had another experience where I bid on an item with a low price and someone outbid me several times.  There was no activitiy on this item the whole time during the auction and now sudden interest?  A friend told me it was the seller outbidding me, to try to get me to bid higher, and ultimately pay more for the item.  Can they do this?  Is this allowed by eBay? 


Someone please respond! 


Thank you,  Jim

Member To Member Support question

Aug 29, 2015 7:21:14 PM PT

Is this is SCAM?

Hello does anyone know what this is?Picturephoto

Selling question

Aug 29, 2015 12:13:33 PM PT

Product Identifacation

Vase Measures 6.5" high and 4.5" from handle to handle.   The made in Italy was put on with a marker.  The ID is scratched into the glaze.

It has coiled snake handles.  I have mixed feelings about this piece but I really don't know much about italian Pottery.


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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Aug 29, 2015 5:14:35 PM PT

Italian Faience Vase ID Help please

I fell like Ive seen this before, but am pulling a complete blank! The beads a repretty solid, unlike soap bubble beads. Any help is appreciated, including age


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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Cleaning up the house and found this among my old ebay stuff not sure this is a real Sarah Cov or a China knock-off. Did the best i could on the photos



Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Aug 30, 2015 9:00:12 PM PT

Is this brooch a knock-off?

Help with possible maker and age.  

I found one other, currently listed as "unknown" in  amethyst, hobnail and Fenton? 

I have more photos if needed.

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Depression/40s-50s-60s Glass

Aug 31, 2015 10:33:13 AM PT

Thumbprint Vaseline Punch Bowl Set

Does anyone have any knowledge about Jaques Vorpe, Geneva? This is a small item, only 1 1/2", "JV" I put it on collectors weekly,  it has a few repair hand scribed #'s, but the JV SWISS 115.6.86 is original to the piece. Could a part of that # line be a year?  Regards V76IMG_4489.JPGIMG_4510.JPGIMG_4491.JPG

Collectibles & Art discussion

Aug 29, 2015 5:31:09 PM PT

Swiss watch


Hi janet - Your order has shipped to 613 midwood street and your access code to view your order detail is OZUB8WU4.
SAMSUNG Galaxy Gear S Smart Watch SM-SM-R750PZ Curved Super AMOLED [BLACK]
Estimated delivery : Fri. Aug. 28
Tracking Number : 9400116901610775398324
Shipping service : Economy Shipping
Item # : 171867106666

Transaction id : 1432568666007


My Item was left at the door or on the porch. I did not receive my package. I want the watch or my money back!!!!! The package should have required a signature

Tracking Number:  9400116901610775398324
Image of a progress bar displaying delivered statusdelivered
  • Updated Delivery Day: Thursday, August 27, 2015 
Product & Tracking Information
Postal Product:
  • First-Class Package Service
  • USPS Tracking
August 27, 2015 , 12:19 pm
Delivered, Front Door/Porch
Your item was delivered at the front door or porch at 12:19 pm on August 27, 2015 in BROOKLYN, NY 11203.

Member To Member Support question

Aug 29, 2015 8:43:11 PM PT


Hi all,

I've had this for a long time - I just found it again when I got a call asking me if I was abandoning a storage unit I had last visted/paid rent on over a year ago! (the owner is a friend & she also forgot about it - I had 4-5 units there at 1 time - so she didn't realize I still had a unit after emptying the others!)


This is a 6ft handmade (it has 2x2 wood boards for legs) mannequin that looks like the soldiers that stand in front of Buckingham palace. 

I'm wondering about it's age - the hands are damaged, but I'm hoping the way they were made may help someone be able to tell it's age?


I'm also wondering if the buttons on the uniform are real? I noticed them when I got him home & that they look real. I know that real military uniform buttons are valuable, so I have fingers crossed that these might be the real deal!


Any help with this guy would be greatly appreciated; if I sell him I guess it would definitely have to be 'Local Pick Up Only' because I think he'd be too fragile to ship Fed Ex?












Collectibles & Art discussion

Can anyone tell me what I have? It is a wood (I believe - look at ears where metal isn't) carved horse covered in a thin metal or brass overlay. Even the tail is covered in metal or brass. And the saddle - plus the front of the horse's neck - have bells on them.


Is this piece old? I think so, but the padding under the hooves makes me think it's newer - unless added later?

Is it russian?

I've tried researching it, but have only found some with a hammered brass on the saddle or the horse's mane & tail - none completely covered.

Would appreciate any help knowing what it is I found!


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Collectibles & Art discussion

Aug 30, 2015 1:11:11 PM PT




Marks are impressed "wedgwood", "O" with random inked "T'" and "L"  One has an impressed "*" asterisk mark.  Both have inked "A1771" 


Thanks for your help!




Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

What is the proper term for this type of figurine? - it's porcelain with some applied and stiffened lace. Also - what factory mark is this?


Thanks for your help!





Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion


Buying & Selling Basics question

For the last 2 or 3 years when I am  using my eBay account and searching, etc I would be sent to an Asian eBay site.  I have NEVER gotten ANY help from eBay Customer Service.  They either do not know, or say someone will contact me which never happens, or say it is my computer (As this has NEVER happened on any other site, just on eBay, can not be me).  For the last week or two it happens EVERY day.  Anyone out there has or had this problem?  What can be done?  My only clue is that a few years ago I went to many of the non-US eBays looking for bargains in Militaria but if that did it why only Asian Market defaulting to my sereaches from current My Ebay page?  Any help appreciated:  Here is what I got a few minutes ago: 



Bidding & Buying question

Aug 31, 2015 8:24:30 AM PT

Directed to Japanese or Chinese eBay


Antiques discussion


My research took me to Victorian times, some of the similar vases were attributed to Stevens and Williams. Any help will be gratefully appreciate it.

vase measures: 5.1/2" high, and 2.7/8" wide.

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

I have been trying to link my paypal account to this account but encounter a problem. Just to make it clear I go to my eBay and then to account and then proceed to click  Link My PayPal Account. However, when I do so it takes me to this page to create an account. 
Here is a screenshot.

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This has been going on for a couple of days now and it's very annoying. If anyone could help me out, that would be greatly appreciated.

My Account question

I am questioning the Mottahedeh stamp mark on the bottom.

Is it normal for the stamp to be smeared as this one is?

Any idea of age?

The paper label reads Squirrel Nut Dish MHA and $365.00

There is a crack on the bottom but I'm just curious abot Mottahedeh

as I've never had a piece.

Also, is this majolica?

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion


Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Aug 30, 2015 1:17:05 PM PT

Identify this little boot planter??

Hi, any info on the maker of this glass paperweight? The underside has what looks like a cut glass asterisk. Is this a hallmark? The paperweight is approximately 2 5/8" in diameter and 1 11/16" tall. Thanks!



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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

This series of tornado disaster pictures came from a Charles City, Iowa, estate; howester I've not specifically i.d. the pictures as showing Charles City damage as so many areas were struck during the great 1968 tornado outbreak:




One car, which appears to be a hearse, has a red text on white background license plate which is consistant with Iowa for 1968.


Collectibles & Art discussion



Measures around 7", has a level mounted, when you look through it, the view id bisected, the level bubble is visible in one half, the desired target is visible in the remaining half. It is heavy, brass fittings. It's intended use? Regards V76IMG_4650.JPGIMG_4647.JPGIMG_4648.JPGIMG_4644.JPG

Collectibles & Art discussion

Aug 31, 2015 12:39:31 PM PT

this is used for...

I bought this off a friend who found it in a storage unit It was with a DuPont lighter from Paris France which gives me hope it real.

It is "with compliments" from the minister of the goverment of Indonesia  intended for the Director General Ministry of Industry and Mining Imperial Goverment of Iran"


I don't know what came in it, but it's engraved nicely. It is wood lined, and it also has a hallmark with UD 800 DELUXE inside a flame or flower.


Can anyone tell me what I have? Is it silver? WHat is the hallmark? Anything else of interest?


I greatly appreciate wny help with this - it's one of the coolest things I've found in a while!


PS - I photographed the engraving on the bottom with & without flash so it can be read better.












Collectibles & Art discussion

Need help reading this this name. First name is Mark, cant read the last name and 2002. Stands 10 3/4" tall.



Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion



 Other than the comb is made of bone with wooden dots,  I have no info

 If you can help I very much appreciate it


Collectibles & Art discussion

Aug 30, 2015 7:30:31 AM PT

ID on bone comb, please

Good morning-  this piece is not marked, however I am certain it can be attributed to Dan Kasoff, founder of Florenza..many of his early pieces were unsigned. I know from my research it can be verified by his son Larry Kasoff, but I cannot seem to locate any information on how to do this. I have reached out to a seller on a site ( that shall remain unnamed...I was at my wits end..) that has this information, though is unwilling to share it with me...Dan Kasoff made all sorts of whimsical pieces, laughing Buddha as well. This Devil face is quite...unique, and the metal work is BEAUTIFUL. The small stones/pastes that were not secured by prongs, ( like the remaining green stones) have been lost...but the money shot is the unmistakable series of faces. I asked a question on another board, which is (Thank you!) how I got as far as I have...  Help please, this is becoming my white whale....  Regards, V76   Sorry about the focus issues...IMG_4448.JPGIMG_4439.JPGIMG_4443.JPG

Antique & Vintage Jewelry by Design

Aug 29, 2015 7:09:30 AM PT

Florenza help

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Sep 1, 2015 3:59:26 AM PT

SEPTEMBER is Here.. Let`s Dish!!

Please help ID the maker of these 18ct gold earrings with small sapphires. They were purchased at the then Georg Jensen store on 5th Ave in NYC in the 60's. I know they sold other designer jewelry beside Georg Jensen design.  These earrings are marked 18ct Italy and with the maker's mark G with a K inside (block letters). IMG_2200.JPG Anyone have any idea?

Antique & Vintage Jewelry by Design

Aug 30, 2015 1:35:01 PM PT

ID earrings from the 60's

The earrings are marked, but the brooch is not. I have compared style and construction, a perfect set in my eyes, but are there unsigned Weiss if part of a set? V76IMG_4671.JPGIMG_4670.JPG

Antique & Vintage Jewelry by Design

Aug 31, 2015 2:59:26 PM PT

unsigned weiss?

Besides potentially offensive, they are vintage screw backs  , from a large lot of vetted antique/vintage jewelry, there is zero doubt these are not contemporary... The necklaces are very ornate, my camera can't pick up all of the stones, very detailed and well made, but sadly unmarked which has limited my search... so maker? and an appropriate description?...Regards V76IMG_4664.JPGIMG_4660.JPG

Antique & Vintage Jewelry by Design

Aug 31, 2015 2:29:58 PM PT

what would these be classified as?...

Hand crafted I am sure, but no mark, the style and composition is very unique.A bit yellow to be copper, passed the magnet test, so no undesireables... Regards V76IMG_4667.JPGIMG_4665.JPG

Antique & Vintage Jewelry by Design

Aug 31, 2015 2:44:32 PM PT

anyone know this style?

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This pin is signed AZR  I looked at the one Indian mark page I have and didn't see it  Hope someone recognizes it  

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This little guy looks like a goat to me   I thought I remembered seeing a thread on him or seeing him somewhere  No markings  What do you think?  


As always  TYIA  Hope your weekend was drier than ours, even though we really need the rain.....................

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

I think this predates moonglow.  It's similar, and has a pearlescent quality.  Is it an acrylic, or thermoset? I believe the back of the smaller pin has some celluloid.  The larger one is 3"x2"..  I think they date to the late 30s or 40s.  What do you think?



Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

I think this may be Tiffin but I've looked in all my books and although I think it just may be Spiral Optic, I can't find any pitchers shown in that pattern. What is this exactly? Thanks so much! 


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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Hi, any help to ID this pretty cobalt blue cut glass jar. Its about 9" tall, 6 1/2" in diameter, and weighs about 5 lbs. Thanks!!!




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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Aug 31, 2015 1:41:44 PM PT

Help ID cobalt blue cut glass jar




Hi there. I have this glass bead necklace that's in need of an ID. It reminds me of the wedding cake beads just a little I guess with the swirls. I googled glass beads with swirls and with other descriptions with no luck.


Does anyone have a clue to what these beads are referred to as and age frame?


Thanks as Always.........

Jewelry & Gemstones discussion

Is this iridescent small glass stemmed Tiffany piece a sherbet , dessert? or called something else. It is 3 5/8" tall X 4 1/2" dia. at the top. It has nice etched engraving of grapes on a vine all around the inside so thinking a fruit bowl? also has a #1963 along with "L.C.T. Tiffany - Favirle".  Any help as always will be much appreciated. THANKS

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Antiques discussion

Good afternoon, these do not separate, very attractive, appears to be brass. I think the stone in each end of set is a diamond, very faceted, and the metal work detail screams jewelry to me, but I still am not certain.  Regards V76IMG_4658.JPGIMG_4657.JPG


Antiques discussion

Aug 31, 2015 2:12:29 PM PT


Good afternoon, copper snuff, any suggestions as to what language I should be researching? Or,....quite possibly my sight has gotten worse over the summer, and what I'm seeing are decorative symbols? ( which is entirely possible..) V76IMG_4625.JPGIMG_4627.JPGIMG_4623.JPG

Collectibles & Art discussion

Aug 31, 2015 12:21:31 PM PT

Language on snuff bottle

Heloo, I'm having hard time with this signature on a glass perfume bottle, does anyone recognize this artist? measures 5.25" h.Thank you in advance. regards, sellwell


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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

hallo i buy this item: from  seler: zebrazebra9 for 20usd. but this guy cancel his auction and send me money back, but i dont want money i want radio, and seleer dosent respond my mesage. whot can i do?


thanks for help and sory for my english Smiley Happy milhauzz

Car DVD GPS Navigation Radio Stereo MP3 iPod Bluetooth 2DIN 6.2 HD TFT Player
Item no: 331639919583
Buyer: milhauz
Seller: zebrazebra9
Sale date: 08/28/15 02:58

Member To Member Support question

Aug 31, 2015 5:39:42 PM PT

seller cancel the offer



Mmmm, here comes fall, the most beautiful time of the year in many parts of the US, with bright blue skies and sunny days.  Let's get energized by the cooler weather and the bigger demand for our beautiful items…..LIST, LIST, and LIST SOME MORE to keep the green flowing!


We have a pretty new Green Goddess to boost our sales:





Magic listing dust to sprinkle generously on our listings:





And our handsome George on his way out of my place :-D




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.


Join in, we don't bite!




Fashion discussion

I am beginning to see that buyers want their feedback, so I'm very much inclined to get on that bandwagon. But I want to only leave FB for those buyers who have already left me FB. Is there a way to do this quickly and easily instead of clicking on each transaction one at a time to see if they left me FB and if so what the comment was?

Selling discussion

This happened to me yesterday. I was listing an auction and ticked the BIN option and this is what the software pre-populated for my BIN price.


It did let me correct/change it, but I felt like I was being told to pay to sell!

Selling discussion

First, a little history: a few years ago I bought items for our Catholic church from a "nonprofit" church and religious goods supply company in Guadulajara Mexico called Pax *****, via its own website, and the experience was bad; some items were fine, others were poorly made or had missing parts, "customer service" emails were odd or insulting, sometimes containing Yiddish words and phrases that seemed to stereotype Jews. Graphics on the site mocked Mexicans. One still does,a stereotype photo of poor, gun toting, mustached, sombrero wearing Mexicans taken circa 1920, with the mocking caption "Our skilled and highy intelligent personnel are waiting to serve you". Another photo of a truck overloaded with Middle East refugees and their belongings is captioned "Our mail room staff rushing to make deliveries..." Oddly, payment for the items went to and go to, a man in New York City, even though the nonprofit "founder" claims to be retired and living in Mexico. He also claimed on his website at that time that its profits went to "the poor and needy of Mexico". Later this changed to "street orphans", and he made some connection to nuns as well. Now it says "the poor and needy of Mexico and 200 abandoned dogs". He also posted (and does post) comments on You Tube that are basically ads. If you do an internet search for "dog shelters" in Guadalajara or Mexico in general, you won't find his.


After this, I found him selling on eBay, but avoided him. Others didn't, some customers left good feedback, and a few got burned in one way or another. Today I came across this seller again by chance. Now, "your purchase" will help support this "home for 300 abandoned and abused dogs", up from 200. This "company" does sell goods, but something isn't "right" with it:  it links dubious charitable purposes to its sales, and even has a GO FUND ME link in their eBay listing so that you can donate directly to the ever changing charity that is supposedly the reason for its existence. When you go to his gofundme page, you read a sob story about him and his broken vehicle and hungry "dogs", (and see photos of 3 dogs out of "300" that are up for adoption, and a photo of a room full of white dogs that looks photoshopped) but not one word about the poor and needy of Mexico that his "charity" also supposedly cares for, according to his actual website. He doesn't HAVE a godundme page for them. Also, the sellers eBay name is his non-eBay store's web address. You can skip eBay altogether and buy from him directly. I've contacted eBay in the past about this seller. He still sells here, nothing's changed. Why? My non-eBay experiences with this person have no bearing on what eBay does of course, but isn't connecting sales to a non-U.S. charitable purpose that keeps changing, and having a gofundme link, against eBay policy? Anyone can register as a nonprofit. No not for profit charity goes from helping "poor and needy Mexicans" to also helping "300 abandoned and abused dogs".

Bidding & Buying discussion

Aug 30, 2015 2:51:58 AM PT


Hi everybody.  I need to write the dreaded  negative feedback for a seller. Not only did she totally bungle her sale. She then terrorized me via messages. Monday I will ship it back to her and pray to God the money back guarantee pays me because not only did I pay the first time but now I get to pay return shipping and probably need to get a return receipt requested.  This scares me because I'm gonna be out a bunch o money with out the product until I'm reimbursed.


this person is also using her dead spouses account and feedback to sell with,  which is how I got duped in the first place.


so I need to place very strong and powerful negative feedback that won't be removed by eBay


Can someone help me write feedback?


and if you have any advice on how to protect ones self in the return process so eBay covers you please let me know...





ust an update! After reading these posts I got on the phone with eBay...this was last night. I got someone truly interested this time, who went so far as to read through the back and forth correspondence. Well they said in a few minutes I'd have a label. No label. I though "here we go again".

Then I got an email from eBay saying my case was on hold pending further info.

I just now got an email from eBay. My money has been refunded in full and eBay has closed the case. Thanks to you guys I made one last contact with Ebay and that clinched it.

Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!

here's from ebay
eBay Customer Support has refunded you through PayPal.
We've initiated a refund of $ 49.16 back to the PayPal funding source that you used to purchase the item. Please allow 48 hours for the refund to process.
Final decision:
The case has been closed in your favor.
We're sorry you had a problem with your purchase. For more information about this case, please refer to the email we sent you.




Bidding & Buying question

Aug 29, 2015 2:46:45 PM PT

Case Closed! Boom!

If I get a reply to this post its not the post I needed a reply too .

Collectibles & Art discussion

First I want to say that I am a seller too, and I hate when buyers try to wrestle a partial refund out of me because I always think it's a scam. However, I purchased a huge lot of American Girl dolls for $1,100. The guy said the dolls were in "Good to near mint condition". When I received them, 4 of them had ink marks on their faces, chunks of vinyl missing, eyelashses missing, etc. Please see photos below. When I contacted him with the photos, he refuses to work with me and says they are in good condition because they aren't missing any arms or legs. I am afraid to do a refund case because of how much money it is, and if I send them back and he claims I didn't or refuses the package or something. What can I do to resolve this? Also, can you please comment and tell me if you think these are in good to mint condition? I'm thinking maybe if he sees that they are in poor to played with condition and that's what the community thinks, maybe he will understand why he is wrong. I think it is reasonable to ask for the replacement cost for two of the heads, even though four of the heads are messed up. I will have to have all four replaced. 


Edit: I agree that it is wrong in most cases to ask for a partial refund. It makes my blood boil when people do it to me. My concern is that when I open a refund case through eBay's resolution center, what if he refuses the dolls when the arrive, or what if he says they aren't in the condition he sent them in, etc. I do not want to be out of the dolls and the money because I have never purchased a lot this large on eBay before.

Bidding & Buying question

Hi, I bought a set of ink cartridges and when I installed it in my printer, it literally blew up and spilled the ink all over inside the printer, printer head, everywhere.. so it ended up damaging the printer so it is broken now. I contacted the seller and told them what happened then they emailed me back saying that I could do a nozzle cleaning and that it would be okay.. It was almost like they were trying to avoid the issue. They asked for pictures and I send it to them proving that their product did this to my printer. They danced around it and then would not answer me so I told them that I would report them to ebay and give a negative feedback if they would not get back to me on this. Finally they emailed saying " You could start by printing a pre-paid label to return." I told them, how do you expect me to print when your ink cartridge broke my printer and that I want a refund and the cost of repairing my printer. They have not answered for 3 days so I am wondering if there is a way to force them to refund me and is there a way that I can report them to ebay and request that they pay for the repair? I have never encoutered a seller like this and have never given a bad feedback or recived a bad feedback so I am wondering what is the best way to deal with this? Thank you

Bidding & Buying discussion

Aug 29, 2015 2:53:16 PM PT

defect ink cartridge damaged my printer

I sold a lidded metal music box to an Israeli buyer. I never use global shipping because my merchandise is usually fragile, but this one must have slipped through the cracks. I mailed it on Aug 4th and it was delivered after several attempts on the 26th. I have a 14 day return policy. The buyer sent me an email on the 26th to say the item arrived damaged. I really didn't know what to do, but I requested photographs of the box, the shipping label, the item and packing materials. Yesterday she emailed me to say that she can't upload any photos to me and asked for my personal email address, which I have no intention of giving her. Also, in a second email she claims that the hinge was attached with epoxy and that is the reason it was damaged in shipping (implying that I glued the hinge on, which I did not, and none of my 12 photos indicate a hinge repair). I really don't know where my responsibility lies here and I have no experience with international shipping. Can anyone advise me? I would appreciate it because I want to resolve this asap. Thanks. 

Shipping & Returns discussion

is it just me are dose anyone ease have a problem with people wining bids and not paying and in up having to keep relisting  also having a dry spell in seling

Selling discussion

Aug 29, 2015 6:47:45 PM PT

not paying

I bought a laptop from this seller, which worked fine for some time. After a a few month the harddisk crashed, and it proved that it was not fit properly (without bracket, which would have given it is proper fit). It was literally bouncing against the walls of its container.


At first, the seller responded quickly on my e-mails and sent me a message that I could repair the laptop locally, and that he would refund the costs of the repair.


However, after the repair and sending the bill over to the seller, he refuses to transfer the money, and he also does not communicate anymore.


Bidding & Buying discussion

Aug 31, 2015 8:38:19 AM PT


I brought a hair pin or whatever and when I buy it I thought it was going to be pink but turn out is another color so I left a feedback saying is not what's in the picture cause in the picture it really look like pink and the seller is just giving me attitude and was kind of trying to solve the problem and I told the seller I will change it or remove it but I don't know why it didn't remove then the seller is coming at me and saying I'm a lier and I cheat on them and so now and I do want to remove so the seller won't come at me like this.

My Account discussion