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Fond these in an auction box lot.  Identical in size and shape, 4" high, 4" wide at base and about 3.5" wide at mouth.  One featyres a hunt scene, the other a pair of "raised" horses.

 

I've seen similar mugs listed as "Gibson" or Staffordshire.  However, neither of these have clear maker IDs, just a little dab of gold paint on the bottom.  Both have three stilt marks on the bottom.  Thanks in advance for any help!

 

-kyal

 

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Feb 10, 2016 9:39:14 AM PT

Ceramic Coffee Mugs Information Request

I got this item from a house clean-out, and I have no idea what it is.  The guy was into vintage electrical / radio / tv stuff if that helps at all.  He even had it tagged unidentified.  Smiley HappyPART (1).JPGPART (2).JPGPART (3).JPGPART (4).JPGPART (5).JPGPART (6).JPGPART (7).JPG

Electronics discussion

Feb 11, 2016 12:20:11 AM PT

Can you identify this part / item?

I found this lovely doll at Goodwill, but I don't have alot of experience with dolls. I found a site online and I believe the style is Flat-Top aka Civil War head, but I also know that they were reproduced in the 1960's and 70's. The arms appear to be made of soft leather. She measures about 10 3/4" in total height. The porcelain part measures about 2" from top to bottom. I don't know when the clothes were made, the dress has two very small snaps in the back. Could anyone give me an idea of the age and/or origin of this doll?

 

I appreciate the help!

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Dolls discussion

I just called into your help line and I don't feel confident that the representative got my point.

 
There is a minor problem on the page that I have encountered a number of times.
 
Scenario:
I bid on an item... I am now the high bidder for that item.
I click the link for My eBay which shows me a summary of the auctions I am bidding on.
 
Problem:
The item I just bid on shows outbid.  It shows my high bid and my max bid (if I exceeded the current bid) but it displays in red stating that I am outbid.  Also the summary on the top left shows that I have an auction item where I am outbid.
 
With that, as soon as I reload this page in any way, I am now shown as the high bidder in green.
 
Have fun with your fixing...

Bidding & Buying discussion

Feb 9, 2016 12:09:39 PM PT

Small glitch on the My eBay page

The stones are speckled light and darker blue, Lapis family? The artisan initals are LP - have searched for the LP and have waded through LP records with no help. Possibe to be Native American? Thoughts and opinions please.

 

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

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Taking a break from the tour today. 

 

Radine

New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

So many different ribbed patterns but so far, none I've found match this bowl. Rolled rim, squared bottom base. 9.5" across the top x 4.5" deep x  2.5" bottom base. Smooth inside, ribbed on outside.   Any thoughts? TIA....

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Depression/40s-50s-60s Glass

Feb 9, 2016 7:07:50 PM PT

Pink Ribbed Bowl Pattern ID?

My package has been grinding along to its buyer for two weeks.  It was sent USPS Priority padded flat rate envelope.

 

Is more than two weeks normal from the USA to Germany?

 

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Selling discussion

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Hi, I'm not sure how to describe this bracelet.  The links pull apart sort of like an expansion bracelet.  I've searched under sterling expansion bracelet and sterling stretch bracelet, and not seen anything similar.  Are there any other terms that could beused to describe the construction of this bracelet?  The only marking is Sterling, Pat Aug 20 1907.

 

Thanks for any help with this.

 

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Hope your special day is GREAT, Alex!

 

 

 

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Feb 9, 2016 5:02:17 PM PT

HAPPY BIRTHDAY to alexincal !!

I was wondering if anyone might know who this hat box belongs to. The picture below is from a closed listing, item # 371550271726

 

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Dolls discussion

Feb 9, 2016 6:53:25 PM PT

Help with Hat Box

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Amish buggy in Shipshewana, Indiana. Gigantic flea market, livestock auction and auction barn. 

 

Radine

New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

Mark says Sterling, Denmark and a makers mark that is very worn--looks like something B.  Any help would be appreciated.

 

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Feb 9, 2016 7:47:53 PM PT

Danish silversmith mark???

I have only one of these but it is large (2" x 1.5") 002.JPGand beautiful! Is it a shoe clip?

 

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Feb 9, 2016 3:59:16 PM PT

Help with Clip TYIA

Is this one real? Name/year, if anyone knows, please. Thanks in advance!

 

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Fashion discussion

Any ID help would be great.  TIA

 

I'm coming up blank & yet it seems so familiar.

 

 

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

I'm back asking for help again.  I've looked at some many patterns I am seeing glass in my sleep!  This yellow, it's a lighter than my amber glass items, is one of a couple that I just can't find the pattern name or maker.  Anyone know this thumbprint style pattern? 1.JPG2.JPGIMG_1017.JPG

Depression/40s-50s-60s Glass

Feb 9, 2016 7:01:27 PM PT

Yellow Chip w Dip Bowl Pattern ID?

Need some opinions on this Vintage sterling ring.

Chanel ~ real or not?.

Only marking is 925 ~ prong set chips, I haven't had them tested to see if they are real or not.

 

Thanks!

 

 

 

 

Fashion discussion

Feb 11, 2016 7:59:15 AM PT

Vintage Chanel Sterling Ring - Yay or nay?

Carteret New York label on crochet dress. Do you know the year and any information about maker ?100_9104.JPG100_9112.JPG100_9113.JPG

Vintage Clothing & Accessories discussion

USA stamped on bottom. 6" tall. Crackle or crazing marks? near middle.HPIM2230.JPGHPIM2233.JPG Thanks to all.

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Feb 10, 2016 3:29:38 PM PT

Mc Coy Vase or?

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Collectibles & Art discussion

I've been researching this sugar / honey / marmalade jar and the more I read, the more confused I become. Some sites say it's Windsor Pink Cane and Button from Federal and  then I found a Royal Brighton from Indiana Glass, possibly using the Federal Glass molds. Looks like a rose color to me instead of pink but I have confused colors before. 

Is this piece from Federal Glass or Indiana Glass and how can one tell? No markings, of course.  Measures 3 1/4" high without the lid, 5" with the lid and 3" across the top and bottom.  Can someone help straighten me out? Smiley Frustrated

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Depression/40s-50s-60s Glass

Can't find nothing about this coin/token. Need your help please. Diameter aprox. 20 mm, weight 6 grams.On reverse are two flags crossed, one with a dragon  and the other flag a dot. Thank you.105_4485.JPG

Collectibles & Art discussion

Hi,

The demilune 3 legged table is made by Kiel Furniture Co, Milwaukee, Wi.  I believe it was made from 1907-1932 (stamped on bottom Kiel & name of the company changed after 1932.)

 

Do you know if the design on the back of the table would be called a cross?  If so, was it made for a church and not home use or does it just look like a cross?

 

Does the table look like it is made of Mahogany?

 

Size of table:  26" L x 12" W x 24" H.

Thank you so much for your help.

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Antiques discussion

Is this Gucci real? How old is it. Thanks! Heart

 

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Fashion discussion

Feb 10, 2016 4:17:55 PM PT

Vintage Gucci authenticity please.

I have a pair of the glass below. I've never seen anything like this, but then again I'm still learning... Any ideas as to what this is?

 

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Thank you for your help, I really appreciate it!

 

Linsey-

Depression/40s-50s-60s Glass

Feb 10, 2016 4:26:50 PM PT

Wine Glass ID Help

Hi I was wondering if this Coach bag currently listed on Ebay is real? The listing number is 111897408670, the authentication number is J1085-F14686, and here are the pictures. I appreciate any help, I have 24 hours before the auction ends. Smiley Sad

 

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Fashion discussion

Feb 11, 2016 5:54:11 PM PT

Is this Coach bag real?

I have not been able to find this pattern anywhere. I don't think it's Blue Willow. Any help would be appreciated it. It's a very tiny cup 2 1/4" tall. Espresso, Saki, Tea?

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Feb 10, 2016 6:24:38 AM PT

Blue transfer ware pattern help please.

Not sure who this label is, any help would be great. Thanks so much!

 

 

Fashion discussion

Feb 11, 2016 9:48:37 AM PT

Does anyone recognize this label?

This is a very old and large charcoal painting, native from unknown location, signed James Gloves ??105_4351 (Copy).JPG

Collectibles & Art discussion

I've tried googling the names on this but it offers options wit names that are close, but not these. I think I remember someone telling me these were the 5 brothers? sisters? of Hindu mythology.

Can anyone tell me what this painting represents, please?

 

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Collectibles & Art discussion

Feb 11, 2016 3:21:39 AM PT

HELP WITH HINDU? LARGE PAINTING OF 5 GODS?

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 So many parties, so little space; your party not represented here?  

Post it down below at tell us a little about it.

New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

Feb 11, 2016 2:14:54 PM PT

Politics! Politics! Politics!

Found thiscool painting at an estate sale last week-end. I love the colors and the 'look'! But I can't find anything when googling 'Sisie artist'.

 

Thank you; I appreciate any help.

 

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Collectibles & Art discussion

I am looking for assistance in identifying the piece shown in the attached images.  It is a bisqe porcelain figure of a seated black / negro male with a bowl in his lap.  It is just under 14" tall.   I'd like to figure out the age, country of manufacture (Germany?), and purpose.   Thanks.

 

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Mark says Taxco, Mexico and MB in the center--I looked at the Mexican marks but can't find anything like that--any idea who it is?

 

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Feb 9, 2016 7:49:57 PM PT

One more mystery mark

Not much to go on but any help would be appreciated--Mexican? Southwestern? Neither?

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Hi all, been a while since I posted but I do come in and read everything every few days.

 

I keep thinking I've heard a description or name for these types of necklaces. They are all in parts but I wanted to list a bunch of things for repair and would like to know how to describe these.

 

Hope everyone is doing well and getting lots of sales,

Thanks for any help,

Alex

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

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Feb 11, 2016 10:11:01 AM PT

Label Shop - Shoes and Clothing

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Depression/40s-50s-60s Glass

Feb 9, 2016 7:46:57 AM PT

Help identifying 9.25 x 4 bowl

Hello

We were hoping someone could recognize the mark on these figurines

Any help identifying the creator would be great.

They are approx 8" tall and the mark looks like a crown over an "M"

Thanks for looking

Have a Great Day

Rob & Tracie

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Feb 10, 2016 11:47:30 AM PT

Help identifying porcelain figurines?

Does anyone recognize this print or the artist. It was printed from the John Drescher CO., and is signed. I'm not quite sure but the signature looks like K Izolli...not pulling up anything with that name, or variations. Found one example of the print, but the dealer wasn's sure who the artist was either. Thanks for any help Smiley Happy20160210_091853_edited-1.jpg20160210_091903_edited-1.jpg

Collectibles & Art discussion

Feb 10, 2016 10:44:13 AM PT

Help Identifying an Artist

Hello

We were hoping someone could recognize the mark on this figurine.

Any help identifying the creator would be great.

It is approx 12" tall and the mark looks like a wreath over a backward and forward "E"

Thanks for looking

Have a Great Day

Rob & Tracie

 

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Does anyone know if there is a chance of this being a counterfeit? If so, is there a reputable website I could contact to authenticate it? I have more pictures, if needed. thank you!

 

 

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Fashion discussion

Feb 11, 2016 12:08:56 PM PT

Givenchy Whistle Necklace, Genuine?

I found a Louis Vuitton crossbody bag that ws listed as authentic, but, turned out to be a knockoff.  I tried in vain to report it, but, because the bidding time was about to end I couldn't get it reported.  The person who purchased it for over $310.00 is about to get a FAKE.  The Date Code did not exist and that infuriated me to know the seller was listing it as authentic.  When trying to report an item, does it has to be while the item is still listed, or can you report the seller even through the item has been sold?  I even sent an email to the seller asking them to authenticate the bag and all he did was email me back a picture of the Date Code tag and said "look at the picture".   I have done extensive search with Date Coding and the one in that bad simply did not exist.  What to do?

This is the bag in question:

 

AUTH LOUIS VUITTON SOLOGNE CROSS BODY SHOULDER BAG PURSE MONOGRAM M42250 ts8107
 
AUTH LOUIS VUITTON SOLOGNE CROSS B 
Current Bid: $311.00
Auction ends Feb 10, 2016 20:55 PST
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Bidding & Buying discussion

Feb 11, 2016 5:50:14 PM PT

Reporting knockoffs listed as authentic

Happy Birthday, dear friend!!!

 

Hope it`s  the best one ever!

 

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Feb 12, 2016 4:52:05 AM PT

HAPPY BIRTHDAY SANDY!!

THREE PICTURES TO EACH POST

     POST AS MANY TIMES AS YOU WANT

 

PLEASE KEEP PICTURES MEDIUM SIZE 

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

20160210_153051.jpgI bought this intriguing painting at the thrift store today....had a tag on the back that said Brewer #25 (or #75) and possibly "babies"? It has glass over pic so I didn't want to use flash but it is very different. Can anybody identify artist's signature?

Antiques and Research

Feb 10, 2016 5:02:54 PM PT

I Can't Identify Artist's Signature!

Hi all,

 

I just attempted to purchase 3 quantity of a listing. When I selected my color, it stated that there were 5 available. Perfect, because I needed 3. So I put it in my cart and checkout via Paypal. I get a 'we've received your order' page and then click to my purchase history. Nothing there. Nothing in paypal. So I go to the item history thinking it will tell me I've purchased from this seller before...nothing. So i go to my computer history and see a "checkout success' for mbuy.ebay.com  I click it and it shows a successful checkout, the payment method, everything. But still nothing on ebay or Paypal. I called ebay because I was going to turn around and buy them again (although now it shows only 2 available when it was 5 earlier before I attempted to purchase 3) The girl assures me that the three purchases are long ago, not mine. it doesn't show any usernames or dates for the 3 purchases and I find it funny that it had 5 and I attempted to purchase 3.

 

I don't know what to believe. I have the order confirmation page. Yet nothing is on ebay or on Paypal. I contacted the seller to see if they have more because I really need 3 and now it's only showing 2 available. When I click the "leave feedback" link, it tells me that I can't because the item doesn't exist (which it very much does) or I've already left feedback, which I have not. Anyone have any idea what happened? ebay.png

Payments question

In the My eBay section when I relisted several of my items the picture on the list doesn't show up.

It's okay when I hit the link to the item to see the posting but it's easier to be able to look at the photo

and know what item I'm looking for.  Can you guys help?      2/10/16   15:44PM  EST

Like this:

 

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My Account question

I found this bowl and think it is pretty unique... What terms would you use to figure out the ID of this? I tried looking at salad serving bowl with metal rim but I feel like I am calling it the wrong thing... Ideas?

 

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Thank you for your help,

 

Linsey-

Depression/40s-50s-60s Glass

Feb 10, 2016 4:31:38 PM PT

Salad Serving Bowl??? ID Help

Hi can someone please help me with this Sterling mark on this watch? It looks like TL 925 but I can't find it anywhere.  

thanks!

 

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Fine Jewelry, Gems & Precious Metals discussion

Feb 10, 2016 8:38:42 PM PT

Please Help with Sterling Watch Mark

Is this Prada authentic? If so, style name, era? TIA!!!

 

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Fashion discussion

Feb 10, 2016 3:43:18 PM PT

Please help with Prada authenticity

I found this at a local thrift store & bought it because it was so cool. But I'm having a heck of a time finding out what it is - I've been told it was to sit hot pans & pots on & that it was a door knocker!

Can anyone please tell me what I have? Is it bronze?

Thanks; I appreciate any help.

 

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Collectibles & Art discussion

http://fortune.com/?p=1544389?xid=timehp-category

 

Se here we have it. The latest, greatest release by the new CEO today about the "new" search method of what to display to potential buyers. Not so new - this has been going on for a while. 

 

Apparently, best match, lowest, highest, ending soonest & newly listed are things of the past....article says the buyers are reluctant to shop Ebay because the current search system is burdensome.  MIGHT that be because the current search system hasn't worked properly for years???

 

Selecting instead for "best value" and "brand new" IS GOING TO KILL US....

 

IMO - Sellers of high quality antique, vintage or used goods that are FAR SUPERIOR to the majority of like kind listings - just dropped down to the bottom of the bucket.... I see no mention or way for sellers of these quality items to keep their distinction of high quality a search choice under this new method, but rather - will lump them in with poor quality merchandise that has no quality distinction....They frickin left us out again!

 

For the seller that has items that are antique, vintage or used that are in Excellent or Superior condition are going to be lumped with the Chinese keyword liers, those with very poor quality items and those who are selling knockoffs are going to benefit. 

 

The supposed "intention" is to eliminate the perception that a buyer has to scroll through hundreds of thousands of items to find what they want...... Fine - straighten that out for NEW ITEMS - GET THEM OUT OF OUR CATEGORIES - We - who sell top quality items that are not newly manufactured are being totally cut out of consideration with this "new search" system. 

Selling discussion

I have a no return policy. Recently I sold a Tiffany diamond necklace that the buyer first claimed didn't look as good in person as it did in the photos. I said I took the photos, they are the exact item and not manipulated in anyway.  I also gave a detailed description of the item. The buyer then said "well, the truth is, it looks fake". I offered to return her money if she got any proof whatsoever that it is fake. Buyer then stated they dont care if its real they just dont like it and are going to get their refund. I have spoken to Ebays "high value resolutioin department" several times and was told that buyer would need to show some kind of proof that the item was fake or SNAD in order to reutrn it. I just spoke to ANother ebay rep who said that NO, everyone else I spoke to at Ebay was either wrong, or the notes they wrote said something different than what they told me. One guy said he would write to buyer stating that if the buyer provided proof the item was fake I would accept a return. NOW ebay is claiming THAT WAS NEVER TOLD TO ME AND NEVER HAPPENED! What????

 

Then the guy basically said if the buyer claims the item looks fake (yet refuses to even get it tested) they can return it. Period. Then the guy also said that if its fake its illegal to send it through the mail back to me. I said, you just contradicted yourself. If ithe buyer beleives it is fake how can they legally return it to me? The buyer is obviously lying and changed their story so many times as to why they should get to return an item that is authentic and accurately described just by saying "it looks fake to me but I wont attempt to prove it". I know the item is real and the buyer has already left me neg. feedback stating that it is fake.

 

The NO RETURN POLICY means NOTHING. Ebay will always side with the buyer even if it obvious the buyer will say anything to get a return. This is not fair to small sellers like myself. Ebay has frozen over $1000 in my paypal account until this is resolved and any way you slive it, Ebay is going to allow the buyer to return the item because she lied.

 

Am I the only one that thinks this is crazy?

 

Selling discussion

How can I get my money back I bought a Xbox 360 n I thought I did almost 40 bucks I paid and I received a empty box with papers and wrappers torn n I seen later on it didn't come with console so I said ok well maybe a get wires cords or games but no I get a empty box's is there any way I can I was ordering it for a early birthday present n I get this how rude

Bidding & Buying discussion

Feb 10, 2016 2:27:27 PM PT

Need answers asap

Hi I am relatively new to eBay and am starting to think that eBay is all about price.  My items are great but are not cheap items.  They tend to land between $10-60.  For instance, I posted a pack of 24 Snoopy Easter pencils for $12.99 and someone just asked if I would take $10.07?!!!!  I just don't get it.

I really like the site and find the community nice to work with as compared to Amazon.  But on Amazon, I never get any pricing feedback.

 

Thoughts?

Selling discussion

Hi- I mostly sell decorative items, some vintage, glass ceramic ect. And on occasion clothes. If it's clothing it's washed or taken to cleaners photographed and put in sealed bag to keep it clean and smelling clean Bc sometimes people smoke at my home. I don't state it's a smoke free home. I get my things from estate sales flea markets ect. Do you guys think it's petty for buyer to say item (glass candle holders) smelled of smoke? I'm sure it was packing I used (newspaper). Any suggestions please I will appreciate. Even the snarky ones. 😊 Just want to improve. Thx

Selling discussion

Feb 11, 2016 10:35:40 AM PT

Smoke smell

I recently sold a pair of  Nike  foe a vey low price. To day I received an email from the buyer that the sneakers arrived and they like them and want to keep them, but want a partial refund because they are not leather as my description stated.

 

the first line in the description states they are a combination of leather, mesh and synergic upper. This buyer has tons of feedback and I'm guessing knows want they are doing.

 

how should I handle this. I know they will open a case and give me a negative.

 

BYW the description is as per Nike.

Selling discussion

It is very hard to understand how to sell on ebay, for me, even though I have been doing it for three years. I always search ebay in my spare time and get very frustrated because other sellers with less feedback score than mine sell the same items that I do with many more volume and sales. What am I doing wrong? Why won't my bussiness really take off and make me weathy, like it is supposed to do? Other ebay members sell thousands and thousands of dollars worth of merchandise, while my items, mostly, sit untouched gathering dust, can anyone suggest anything to make my sales really jump? thanks!

My Account discussion

I just sold my old video card yesterday and the guy didn't pay yet so I've been waiting to ship it. Now today Ebay sent me an email saying he is no longer registered on Ebay and he is a suspicious buyer. They cancelled his bids on my auction and said any associated fees have been credited back to my account.

 

So my question is: can I go ahead and do a second chance offer to the second highest bidder? Even though my auction is still showing in my sold items category. It says I'm still awaiting payment from that guy. So does Ebay need to close this case or something like that? Or should I just go on with the second chance offer and consider this matter settled?

Selling discussion

Feb 9, 2016 12:10:06 PM PT

Buyer no longer registered on Ebay

First of all apologies for my english as it's not my native language.

To make the long story short.

About two months ago a buyer from US ordered a pair of boots from me (I am located in Poland). I've shipped them as normal (I often ship to US and never had a negative comment), but for reasons that were beyond my power the package was stuck unusually long in transit. The buyer was understandably upset as he needed the boots before Christmas. When he realised it wouldn't happen he petitioned Ebay to have his money refunded. Even though I did provide a tracking number, Ebay ruled in his favour and his payment was taken from my PayPal account. A couple of days later I got a notification that the package has finally arrived in US. I contacted the buyer and asked him kindly that since he opted out of the transaction, not to pick up the package so that USPS would ship it back to me. He agreed and told me he wouldn't pick it up.

The package arrived at his local postal office on January 2nd. When I typed the tracking number into USPS site it said that if nobody would pick up the package until February 2nd, then it would be returned to sender. So I waited. Today I've checked the tracking number again out of curiosity and saw that on February 4th the status of the package was changed to DELIVERED with the buyer's city tagged as place of destination. My first thought of course was that the guy has swindled me and took the boots at the last moment. But then I looked at the date again and noticed that the packaged was marked as "delivered" on February 4th, which is two days after it was supposed to be shipped back to me. 

So now I am willing to give the guy a benefit of the doubt. Obviously I am going to contact him, but first I wanted to ask some Americans here more familiar with USPS, would he be even able to pick it up after a month has passed? Or is it possible that it's just some mix up and "delivered" is just a unfortunate status shortcut for "returned to sender"?

Any help would be appreciated.

Shipping & Returns discussion

Hi all,

 

I have some trading cards of which I have a bunch that are too low in value to sell individually. I was thinking about doing a listing where, out of a set of 60 cards, I allow the buyer to pick 10 from the list of 60 that I include in the description, once they buy the item. I would state this very clearly in both the title and description that it is for 10 cards. I would do the "multiple variations within one listing," but that is not allowed in the USA  for trading cards.

 

Is this an acceptable listing practice? I have been researching and I can't really find much about it. If so, is there any reason why I would not want to do it (something unscrupulous buyers could take advantage of, etc.

 

I'd appreciate any tips!

Selling discussion

Good evening, all!

 

Just wanted to get second opinion from folks with more experience on whether I'm asking too much.

 

The story is as follows: I bought a few items, and was presented by seller with a choice of delivery methods - one cheaper without tracking and one costlier with tracking. I picked more expensive delivery option due to my habit to watch how my parcels are moving across the world, let the seller know of my decision and paid accordingly. To be honest, I didn't asked seller specifically if he is willing to tell me tracking number, considering this being granted.

 

Today it is 7 days since I paid and 5 days since items were marked as shipped out, however I still got no reply from seller regarding parcel tracking number even though I've reminded him about it. So, what do you guys think, is it normal? If not, is there anything I could do about it within ebay rules more productive then just suck it up?

 

Thanks in advance Smiley Happy

Shipping & Returns discussion

May I have all your sugestion please

 

I have sent an item by priority mail from france to USA and I mention customer should recieve it within 3-7 days. 

 

Today 10 feb 2016 customer open case  not recieve and item so I check again where is the item and I found It was arrived since 26th jan.

 

The status shown as "the parcel could not be delivered. it will be available in the address's post office "

 

I have all evidence document tracking number and it was arrived on time as i was mention and ofcourse my customere were  informed.

 

I am just wondering why customer choose to open case instead of checking the tracking number and go to pick it up at the post office.

After 15 days now an item is no longer can move back plus my paypal account is now "charge back " it was availble to withdrawn couple days ago but i didnt think there will be any probelm so I just leave it in my account.

 

 - anybody can suggest me what should I do next  I already try to contact my customer but no reply back from her ?

-I have all the evidence that I already sent an item.  will I get the money back by any chance?

 

thank you

Shipping & Returns discussion

Searched the forums, and can't find this exact question. 

 

What is the best way to package a DVD for mailing?  I ship via USPS.

 

So the choice is:  Small Flat-Rate Box vs. Padded Flat-Rate Envelope.

 

Which is optimal, to prevent any kind of damage (bending/pressure/cracking) to the DVD cardboard slipcase and plastic casing?  It's a 2-pack DVD set.

 

I thought Small Flat-Rate Box was made for DVDs, but it seems to be straining at the sides.  It looks like there's a small "bulge" at the sides.   Although, is it better to be absolutely "tight," to prevent damage? 

 

If I use the Padded Flat-Rate Envelope, I suppose I'll have to put stiffeners in the envelope, or create a makeshift box to protect the DVD. 

 

What do you do?  Please be kind . . . I do realize this is persnickety.   Just want this DVD to arrive in pristine condition.  :-)

Selling discussion

Feb 10, 2016 5:00:40 PM PT

Best packaging for mailing DVD

I sold a fairly expensive item last night and the buyer (who had just paid) asked me if I could send it to another, nearby address (which I think is probably his work address.)

 

I told him, sorry, no can do, it has to be to the address he has registered at paypal.  I told him I could refund his money, and then he could change it, buy it again, etc....  (No reply from him on that.)

 

Is that the only way (unless I just feel lucky and want to risk losing the $$$ by sending it to the non-confirmed address ?)

 

Or can he change his ship-to address now,  after the sale, thereby allowing me to send it to the new address and still be 'protected'?

Selling discussion

Hello... Yesterday, 8 february 2016, at 08.54 AM, clock of Moldova, I paid for something but I don't know for what. I dont received any emails about this... What's happens? I know is not so much but I need to know for what I paid 1$? . Thank you an advance. 

Payments discussion

I have selling limit as I am a new seller. I need to know, if I list an item in auction format, what happens when the bid reaches the selling limit?

Selling discussion

Shiipping to Japan, tracking unavailable. How do I make sure I can confirm that the buyer received the package? Any ideas?

 

Selling discussion

Went to money gram last night paid 2000 for a 08 Honda accord that was suppose to be shipped to me from eBay moters through a lady named Suzanne Adams who says her husband died 4 mths ago and she wants to sell the car so she won't have to pay storage fees and Blah blah bull**bleep**!!!! Than I got another email asking for another 1000 than I replied with I'm not sending any more money and I want a full refund they never replied back I called moneygram and they said my money was received in Dallas Texas **bleep** I sent it to Tulsa OK to my knowledge what TO DO PLEASEEEEE HELPPPPPPP!!!!!

Motors discussion

Feb 10, 2016 4:02:29 PM PT

Victim of scammer on craiglist

I shipped a package to the UK on 12/21/15, and just today, 2/11/16 it was returned to me unclaimed.  There were customs fees of $16 due, which I assume could be a reason the buyer did not pick up the package.  I had no idea it was being returned to me, nor has the buyer communicated at any time.

 

What would you do:

 

a) Don't do anything until the buyer makes contact about the package.

b) Reach out to the buyer and ask what he'd like to do.

c) Issue a full refund including shipping fees.

d) Issue a refund less the original shipping fees.

 

Selling discussion

Feb 11, 2016 10:55:59 AM PT

International Package RTS Unclaimed - WWYD?

Customer Service is non-existent, just read from a script.

 

We are serving a three day restriction for nonsense, our first one in like 5 years or more.

Trying to talk to a supervisor is pointless.

 

We have been on here since year one!

Over 12k feedback, 1 negative in last year

Always top rated etc.

 

We are the kind of seller eBay should want, not the kind to push away.

As I was explaining to the sales rep, whom I am not sure understood me anyway,

every year we sell less and less on eBay, because we do not feel we are treated like a valued customer

First, all of our Toys, Books, CDs, Video Games, DVDs, etc went somewhere else....

Then after nonsense, we actually become a licensed auction house with live Auctioneer.... so there went more than 50% of our listings

I do still like eBay, and we do list some collectibles on here,  but I do not like being treated like an idiot.

 

You would think in todays age of DATA and information, someone would see a report of declining sellers, and say "Wow, I wonder what is going on with that seller, we used to make $60,000 a year in fees off that guy, now we make a couple grand, and wait, his store subscription is lower, etc, etc"

 

Well, that is my rant for the moment,  in three days we will list a few things, unless I sell them first elsewhere Smiley Happy

 

 

 

Selling discussion

Feb 11, 2016 1:06:32 PM PT

Three day restriction selling restriction.

My listings have been canceled due to listing violation. I've got a message in which I'm told the listings have been removed and selling limits have been placed on my account. There's no explanation for these listing violations and I have no idea what have I done wrong. Any advice?

Selling question

Can anyone help me with the translation on the back of this snuff bottle? Many thanks!

Collectibles & Art discussion

Hello, so PayPal is holding my funds for some reason and I do not know the reason why.

I've recently sold four items and PayPal is holding the funds. I've even sold a few items last month with no problems and many other items during my time with eBay. I have 100% positive feedback, have had no disputes, and have been a member of eBay for longer then 6 months. My status is above average. Each of the items that PayPal are holding the funds to sold for less then $100.

Payments discussion

Feb 9, 2016 10:33:46 PM PT

PayPal is holding my funds

Hi there!

 

I don't know if anyone has suffered the same, but it's quite frustating...

 

Just an hour ago I was bidding for an item. It's not my first time, I usually bid. The thing is that when I entered the bid an 'Expired Session error message' appeared. 

 

I refreshed the navigator and entered again my bid. To corroborate it was accepted, I entered again the same bid, and (as it is normal), appeared the message 'You must enter a bid higher than the last one (or something like that)'.

 

There were 10 seconds left and....what's my surprise?? The system didn't really get my bid so a lower bid than mine has won. It's so frustrating :@@@@@@. I have been watching that item for a week and following the biddings the last hour.

 

 

Anyone has suffered the same problem? It happened to me on the mobile...Is there a bug related with Session Expiration??

 

Thank you!

Bidding & Buying discussion

Just sold my first item.  Do I ship it now or wait for some particular event to happen first?  Am I supposed to wait unit I'm "paid"?

Buying & Selling Basics question

Selling Collectible Stamps on Ebay:  To obtain a tracking number from the USPS, shipment must be a package, large envelope.  Imagine sending a 1" x 1" stamp in a parcel that would qualify as a package.  Does not make sense............extra weight and postage.  Instead I have decided to ship lots via USPS Insured Mail.  1 ounce, with cardboard inside protecting the stamp, costs $2.91. 

This is what prohibits me from being a top rated seller.  Been a member since 1997.

Have called and spoken with Ebay representatives with no resolution to the policy.

Any suggestions?

Shipping & Returns discussion

Feb 11, 2016 10:36:05 AM PT

Selling

 

   just spent some frustration time on the phone with ebay and i am more confused then ever.  so, once again coming to my smart and wise community! 

 

       i sold a pair of boots.  the boots didn't fit so i offered him a full refund.  i "don't" take refunds but i do.....I  just don't want to seem like i am Macys ( i am sure everyone has opinions about this but its not what i am needing help with ) 

     anyway,  the customer was very nice and offered me cash for my inconvenience to take them back even though i didn't ask for anything.  i told him what he offered me,  was too much and 10 % as a restocking fee would be fine as long as he was sure he didn't want all is money back. ( he was a rarity!)  we were just two nice humans doing business. he sent them back,  i refunded his money and all was good.  

    Until now,  my problem,........ i didn't get my fees refunded to me.  I have been doing partial refunds for shipping if i charged more then it actually cost . Been giving people refunds if they were unhappy or an item is lost etc. and all along, it has looked like " paypal"  refunds the fees charged,  when i do the refund via paypal, but now not sure it ends up that way. 

      i was told by ebay  that i don't get my fees refunded unless the seller requests a refund not that I give them a refund.  but just like trying to "avoid the open case" nonsense's when you can work things out to make the customer happy, I thought that if the person is getting the money back,  i have NOT MADE money then I SHOULDN'T" pay  the transaction fees.   the boots were expensive, so it wasn't chump change I lost but either way these things add up. 

 

So, is this another darn thing that everyone else is aware of and stupid me didn't know or is this something that has changed over time and others aren't aware of it ?   seems or at least  it feels like theft to me...  thank you!  

Selling discussion

For the uninitiaed, "UJM" stands for Universal Japanese Motorcycle, it's a term used to describe the basic motorcycle layout that was exceedingly common in Japan in the late 1970s and 1980s - and is actually still quite commonplace today.

 

In general terms, a UJM is characterised by an inline-4 cylinder engine, a carburettor for each cylinder, a steel tube frame, twin shock rear suspension, and a standard riding position.

 

My own personal pick for the greatest UJM is what is now regarded as the original UJM - the Honda CB750. This is the bike for which the term "superbike" was invented, and it's widely thought to be the basic design that was emulated by Suzuki, Kawasaki, and Yamaha.

 

What's your personal pick from the original UJMs?

Motorcycles

Feb 10, 2016 2:28:35 AM PT

What is the greatest UJM ever made?

How can I (in good conscience} call it free shipping when all I'm doing is adding this cost to my item?

Even if it's calculated by buyer location.

Or,I want to sell an item for 10.00 with free shipping but it costs 15.00 to ship it?

I am either misrepresenting myself or losing my tail.

I would really appreciate a straight forward answer. Please explain this to me.

Shipping & Returns question

Feb 10, 2016 1:51:41 PM PT

Free Shipping

Help! I don't know what this is! It's solid wood, heavy, two knob handles, rolling pin style, total 6" length, letters and numbers, all carved. Each vertical column can be moved. Embossing stamp? Crafting tool? Doesn't look like it has been used, no residue from clay, ink, etc. My google search came up empty. Any help would be most appreciated ~ Thanks, Britt from Santa Barbara

Selling question

Feb 9, 2016 2:19:51 PM PT

what is this?

I just sold my first item on ebay. The buyer received the ring last weeek and said she was very happy. After wearing it for a couple of days she now says a stone fell out. She wants me to fix it or give her a refund. It was sold as not returnable. If the stone is lost, how can I fix it? She would have had to bang the ring pretty hard for this to happen.

What should I do?

 

Thanks for your help

 

rical512012

Selling question

Feb 9, 2016 7:55:18 PM PT

Buyer claims she lost stone from ring

Buyer created account just before purchasing my "buy it now" item.   Search on shipping address shows a school, not a residence.  My listing included accepting returns for a refund.   Buyer did pay right away through paypal.   Even though they paid, I'm still nervous about this transaction.   The item is a film camera body, is it possible the buyer is going to cannabilize the camera for parts and then return for a refund?

Selling question

Are there customs or taxes on buying from Italy for u.s. customer ?

Bidding & Buying question

Hello all and thank you for being there!

 

I purchased an item which I did receive.  I inadvertantly opened the request an "Did not receive my item".  I have not been able to work things out with the seller, and have just asked ebay to step in (having waited for the required time to pass).  If I close this request, will I still be able to open the "Item not as described" request?

 

I have included the above information in my summary to ebay, however as that may take several days, I wanted to request direcion from the real experts here.

 

Regards,

Michael

Bidding & Buying question

Feb 11, 2016 10:59:39 AM PT

I mistakenly opened the wrong request type

i hAVE BEEN TRYING TO BID ON AN ITEM... I CAN WRITE IN THE BID... THEN AN OPPS COMES UP AND SAYS THE SELLER WILL NOT ACCEPT  BID

 

Bidding & Buying question

Feb 10, 2016 7:25:19 PM PT

has any one had a problem with bidding???

MY ACCOUNT WAS RESTRICTED FOR SEILING , BECOSE I,M OPENED ANOTHER ACCOUNT,  I JUST USED ONE ACCOUNT  HOW TO UNBLOCKED MY ACCOUNT FOR SEILING???

My Account question

Feb 10, 2016 12:07:09 PM PT

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