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Need help with authenticating this Michael Kors bag! The tags inside reads Made in China and E-1403 and another tag that has 30t4gtvt6I on it.20160927_112911[1].jpg20160927_112947[1].jpg20160927_113054[1].jpg20160927_113142[1].jpg20160927_113228[1].jpg20160927_112858[1].jpg

Fashion discussion

Oct 25, 2016 7:03:44 AM PT

Is this Michael Kors bag authentic?

Can anyone offer some insight into this jewelry/trinket box and what material it is made of? Not sure what era it is from (could be old or fairly new). It is rather heavy and measures appx 2"H (3" including lid) and appx 4"W. There are no markings on the bottom. It needs a good cleaning but I wanted to determine what it's made of first. I tested the item and it is not jade.



Antiques discussion

Oct 24, 2016 8:06:39 PM PT

Carved Lotus Box

I think this is a meat fork - marked 1835 Wallace. I am having trouble identifying the Wallace pattern - any guidance here would be very much appreciated. Thank you.


Home & Garden discussion

Oct 25, 2016 7:02:58 PM PT

Wallace 1835 Cold Meat Fork - Pattern?


These wall plaques are not marked, but there is a faint red shape from a label on the back and wonder if these were made my Lefton?  If not do you know the maker?  The size of the plaques are 6" x 5".  Thank You


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Good morning everyone.



New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

I read the Salearea guides and the prefix of this bag has been used in fakes sometimes. I need your expert advice please, is this one is one of those.


Thank you.


Supposedly a Legacy Drawstring Bucket or something like that, about 8 by 9 by 5 inches.





Fashion discussion

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Good morning , Need your help regarding the cuff bracelet. The writing is inlaid, not Chinese or Japanese. Can somebody help me, please?

Antiques discussion

Oct 23, 2016 5:44:58 PM PT

Asian Old Cuff Bracelet, Need help

Can you all please help me decipher the artist signature at lower right of this blue chalk on laid paper drawing of a male & female nude?


Thanks in advance for your time and help.




Collectibles & Art discussion

Oct 24, 2016 1:05:08 PM PT

Help with Artist Signature

It only took 3+ years


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A Part-time eBay Sellers Group discussion

Oct 25, 2016 6:58:58 AM PT


beautiful autumn tree. On facebook Oh So ShAbBy By Debbie Reynolds:


Giving Radine a break 


Morning. Actually found an image that would paste in on Pin today. 

New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

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Selling discussion

So much for the 3.x%  modest increase.


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8.4% for 12 ounces

11% for 13 ounces

13% for 14 ounces

15.5% for 15 ounces

18% for 15.99 ounces - ouch.


I never thought much on the upper ounces if I wasn't quite right  or something changed from my orig calcuations.  It was only a nickel difference.  But now that it will be higher priced in general with larger increments too, I'll need to rethink my Flat Charge FC pricing. 


Sigh - we only had it good for a year.  It was good while it lasted.

Shipping & Returns discussion

I've had this happen a few times now when bulk relisting.  This is what I'm seeing.


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Umm... Furnivals is the mfg.   It's happened with a few others but I can't recall any of them other than Hackefors.  I've just ignored the warning.


Am I losing it?  (question pertains to eBay and not to any of my real life quirks  lol)

Selling discussion

Oct 25, 2016 10:27:35 AM PT

Invalid Value for Brand - on relists. HUH?








































































































































Any information would be appreciated. This is about 7" in diameter. There is a tiny impressed stamp impossible to read but looks like could be Japanese characters. Dry bottom.


Thank you













Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion



Good morning everyone



New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!



I need your help, please with this little guy... I don't know what the stone might be (it's ivory-ish and kind of dull looking- could it be opal ? I've found a similar bat pin with a similar stone marked as opal), it is marked 925 and it has a c-clasp.... it looks "old" to me, but I might be wrong.. any ideas ?


Thank you





Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Oct 25, 2016 9:02:42 PM PT

Help with bat brooch

...should I tell you where to send the presents? eBay isn't sending me any.  You'd think eBay would send some sales since Christmas only comes once in a lifetime on this site...  Smiley Happy




Selling discussion

Oct 24, 2016 2:05:07 PM PT

It's officially Christmas...



I need help and have no idea what this monkey boy weird beak is?


Please help!IMG_8390.JPGIMG_8391.JPGIMG_8392.JPGIMG_8393.JPG

Collectibles & Art discussion

Oct 24, 2016 2:24:46 PM PT

Identify item

Hi, I have researched and cannot find anything, can anyone identify this mark on a ceramic figure? Thanks!IMG_2607.JPGIMG_2609.JPGMark.jpg

Collectibles & Art discussion

Oct 24, 2016 2:00:07 PM PT

Can anyone help me identify this mark?

I found this purse mirror in the "didn't sell" shelf at my favorite haunt. thought it was cute and bought to keep in purse. About 4.5" long and had a very good mirror in it.

At home realized the handle and back was reverse painted glass. Googling I found verre eglomise mirrors and this seems to be exactly that, with what looks like metalic and glitter foil or leaf underneath glass. Anyone know anything about this?  TIA!!



Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Oct 25, 2016 5:39:52 PM PT

Not jewelry but close-

Should I just call these Trifari multi-color pastel faux pearl earrings?

Thanks for any help.







Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Oct 26, 2016 11:30:12 AM PT

Keyword help w/Trifari pearl earrings

Put 'em up if you got 'em.  Please keep the images smaller for faster loading, and as always no live auctions.


Lousy photo of a bitty pietra dura pin.Lousy photo of a bitty pietra dura pin.Mystery piece - thread startedMystery piece - thread startedRough amber nugget/chip beads with an Alva signed pendant.  I performed the marriageRough amber nugget/chip beads with an Alva signed pendant. I performed the marriage

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

it is about 3.5" tall.

it is marked on the bottom Orr & Sons Madras.

i am a little confused about what i see on ebay.

some call similar items "solid" silver.

some call it plated.

some call it Indian Silver...


anyone familiar with this maker?

is the cup antique?

does it have any silver content?

i mean i will have it tested the next time i go to my jewelry store.

i usually scrap everything that has some weight.

but if this is really old might try to sell it here first.

not in a super shape but would be a shame not to try to if really old...


it has 4 different scenes around the mug...

thanks for any info...






Collectibles & Art discussion

Oct 24, 2016 7:09:15 PM PT

Orr & Sons Madras Silver Mug

I have a pin that is signed Annika Schat. She is an artist from Amsterdam. I'm wondering where the best place would be for me to sell this pin. I don't think US eBay would have tons of people who would know about her (maybe I'm wrong about that plus I don't know anything about her either... not even sure if there is any value to the pin) not sure if this is the right place for me to be posting this question So any direction would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!IMG_7208.JPGIMG_7210.JPGIMG_7211.JPGIMG_7212.JPG

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Oct 25, 2016 12:18:48 PM PT

Pin signed Annike Schat

Hi, here's another piece I posted on another board a couple of weeks ago, but never got an answer. (I think I'll just come here first from now on! Smiley Wink)


I am looking for help with this clear glass covered dish.


I'm not sure if it is a candy/trinket dish or a dresser bowl or what.


The hobnails are more pointed than rounded. It's about 4" wide by 2 1/2" tall. One side of the dish has a collar around the circular opening that the other side fits over.


I am looking for it's use, the pattern, approximate age, and any other info anyone has.


























































Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Oct 26, 2016 8:28:22 AM PT

Hobnail Glass Covered Bowl/Dish

I have the following plate that I believe has a personal signed message on front. Could not find the full mark on back at gotheborg. Could someone please help? Would mostly like to know the message and name on front, and back info would be a bonus! TIA!!


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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion


Selling question

Started 10/16. Represents about 8% of my total sales for those 9 days. Good value IMO.



Selling discussion

Oct 25, 2016 12:21:44 PM PT

Positive results from Promoted Listings

I know this has a Haeger 2000 upc code. I get No info from the upc code on my phone..

I would really like to know more. All my searches come up with cats.

Thank You

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Selling question

Oct 25, 2016 5:24:52 PM PT

Can anyone give me info on this haeger

I think this is a meat fork - marked 1835 Wallace. I am having trouble identifying the Wallace pattern - any guidance here would be very much appreciated. Thank you.


Selling question

Oct 25, 2016 6:20:32 PM PT

wallace silverplate meat fork - pattern?

All of a sudden, when I have auctions closing, the first "unsold" does not show up in the "unsold" list.  If there are other unsold right behind it, they do show up, but that first one doesn't.


This just started happening recently.  The first time it happened, I thought it was just a glitch, but it has happened again.


It's a good thing I saved my "your item didn't sell" e-mails, or I would have been unable to re-list that first item.


Thanks for listening.




Community Platform Feedback discussion

Oct 26, 2016 4:40:46 PM PT

Unsold Items

PLEASE HELP ME IDENTIFY AND KNOW WHERE TO LIST, OVER 75 YEARS OLDVase 007.jpgVase 001.jpgVase 003.jpgVase 004.jpg

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Oct 24, 2016 12:00:00 PM PT

Pottery/ Maker?

H All,


Can anyone help me id this pottery mark. Its on the botom of a vase. thanks in advance.IMG_4714.JPG

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Oct 25, 2016 12:35:46 PM PT

pottery mark identification







Selling question

Oct 25, 2016 8:05:15 AM PT

help with gorham pattern


Does anybody know the flatware maker and pattern?

Cant find it.



Collectibles & Art discussion



Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Oct 25, 2016 5:07:26 PM PT

Help Id Tureen Maker and Pattern

DSC_0043.JPGDSC_0049.JPGThis resembles a Pacific Northwest native tribe image of a thunderbird. It belonged to my mother who turned 74 this year. It is antique but unsure of the age. Seems to be made of a hard clay and painted.Very durable, no chips - just flash reflection in photos. measures 2.5" x 2" x .25". Attached by a brass ring to a cord. Any info and possible value would be appreciated. Thank you!

Selling question

Oct 25, 2016 2:24:41 AM PT

Identity and Value?

здравствуйте. 22.10 заказ и оплатил товар 152289948878. 23.10 получил письмо о том, что предложение было удалено с сайта по признакам мошенничества. я обратился к продавцу с просьбой вернуть мне деньги. каковы мои дальнешие действия?Screenshot_2016-10-25-15-07-30.png20161025_151206.jpg

Payments question

Oct 24, 2016 5:42:25 PM PT


any info about the signature on the back of this copper enamel plate would be appreciated.

the plate is 7.6" in diameter...

thank you...




Collectibles & Art discussion

There used to be many guides by "skinactives" , Skin Actives store? I can find them anymore although it says that Skinactives is "Top 1,000 Reviewer"



Getting Started question

Native Pacific Northwest Thunderbird?Native Pacific Northwest Thunderbird?DSC_0049.JPGTrying to identify this pendant. I am assuming it is made of clay, measures 2.5" x 2" x .25". It has a brass ring attached by a cord. It belonged to my 74 yr old mom. Any help would be appreciated.

Selling question



I'm not going to bother asking who, just where and when?  I could swear I've seen that clasp before, but don't know where.  The silver content rules out the US, and the lack of marks more or less rules out Mexico.  


Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Information for Ebay Buyers to beware of fake or counterfeit Golf Grip for sale on Ebay.  Particularly the Winn Grip Dri-Tac.

I purchased a few for a very decent price of $4.28 from a Seller in China. I also purchased one at Roger Dunn Golf shop here in Southern California for $7.99 The one coming china is different. It is very slippery to the touch. And the one from the golf shop is dry and tacky.   Anyway, beware of the scam.   I've attached a picture to show the differences.  The one appearing at the top of the picture is purchased on Ebay. The one on the bottom is from Roger Dunn Golf shop.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cZOH4ycMhagFake winn grip vs real one. Top image is the fake grip. Bottom is the genuine oneFake winn grip vs real one. Top image is the fake grip. Bottom is the genuine one

Sporting Goods discussion

Oct 25, 2016 6:07:40 PM PT

Fake Counterfeit Golf Grip. Winn DriTac

Hello, many years ago, somewhere around 20 years I believe, I purchased this Shirley Temple doll because she looked so realistic.  She is made of porcelain.  Unfortunately all she has is the maker's name which looks like Glenda Geissler.  She is approximately 13" tall.  She is wearing a perfect Shirley wig which is glued to her head.  I loved that she has the pointing finger pose which is so Shirley.  Can anyone tell me anything about her, her maker, how old she might be and how much she might be worth?  I am not looking to sell her because I have an Ideal 16" Shirley and I have them dressed identically and on display, but I still would like to find out as much as possible about her.  I would appreciate any information.  Many thanks.DSCF8533.JPGDSCF8534.JPGDSCF8535.JPGDSCF8537.JPG

Dolls Artists and Limited Edition discussion

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trying to find company that belongs to this marking

Bidding & Buying question


This doll is driving me crazy it looks really familiar but I cant figure it out for the life of me! Any help would be so appreciated!!! You guys are always such a treasure trove of knowledge.

The body and clothing is felt the face is painted and molded fabric.  No markings anywhere .IMG_3640.JPGIMG_3644.JPG

Dolls discussion

Oct 26, 2016 6:47:52 PM PT

Need help identifying molded cloth doll



I have tried all descriptions I can think of to research this on eapgpatterns.  I cannot seem to find it.  Anyone know this loop/ribbon pattern?


Thanks for looking.IMG_1427.JPGIMG_1421.JPGIMG_1424.JPGIMG_1423.JPGIMG_1425.JPG

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Oct 26, 2016 6:26:14 PM PT

Is this an EAPG Cake stand, or newer?

Picked up a nice pendant and earring set at thrift today - they had put it in a Geneve watch box and I thought the box itself might be saleable. I see there are many watch boxes with Geneve in the title but are for different brands.  Is Geneve a brand or just being used for Geneva?  There is a small logo above the word and I wondered if anyone knows what it is.




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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Oct 25, 2016 1:29:13 PM PT

Do you know this watch brand logo?

I purchased the small (4 inch) carved item below not knowing what it is/was, but knew it had to be something good(?)


After much time researching, I was able to find this: http://collections.vam.ac.uk/item/O301241/shrine-unknown/


The piece I have appears to be nearly identical (just missing its lid/cover) in shape, size, decoration and materials used as the piece linked above, so I'm quite confident I've identified the object.


My question... The chamber at rear center, does it represent the Grotto of the Nativity given the star-like design pattern on its floor?


Grotto of the Nativity Image Link: https://www.google.com/search?q=Grotto+of+the+Nativity&espv=2&biw=1600&bih=794&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjF9_e_r_bPAhVDOj4KHRisC58Q_AUIBygC#imgrc=_


Thank you!



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Collectibles & Art discussion

Oct 25, 2016 9:58:29 AM PT

Grotto of the Nativity ???

Every time I bid on an auction from the seller, sunnymayhair, they cancel the auction, regardless whether I have the higest bid, or not. I wanted to see if I could report this to eBay, but couldn't find any way to actually contact them. This is the standard email I receive every time...


eBay Bid Cancellation Notice - Item 152287482767 : 1:6 PHICEN Big Bust Flexible 12'' Female Wheat Steel Skeleton Body PLLB2014

eBay Bid Cancellation Notice - Item  
Dear eBay Community Member,
The bid that you entered for the item (152287482767) has been cancelled. You can view the reason provided for the cancellation by selecting the (bid history) link from the individual item page.

Please be cautious if you are contacted about purchasing this item after the bid has been cancelled and as always avoid paying for your eBay item using instant wire transfer services through Western Union or MoneyGram as these payment methods are unsafe when paying someone you do not know.



The only thing I see under the bids link is...


Explanation: The seller ended the listing early and cancelled all bids.


 When I look at the actual listing it shows...


This listing was ended by the seller because there was an error in the listing.


I can understand a listing here, or there, with an error, but every single one I bid on? That's not likely, especially since they have sold items, previously. I think this seller stinks!

Bidding & Buying question

Oct 26, 2016 4:04:58 PM PT

cancelled auctions by sunnymayhair

This bracelet is driving me crazy.  The only mark is Indian Hand Made.  I do believe it is silver and not a base metal.  It has a nice weight to it.  Can anyone help?  Thanks a bunch!



Antique & Vintage Jewelry by Design

Oct 24, 2016 5:19:49 PM PT

Silver bracelet marked Indian Hand Made

I purchased a dress on 10th September. On 13th September e-bay have sent me an e-mail that an unauthorized third party have access to the sellers account, and the transaction was cancelled.

And told me to open a request with the Resolution Center and choose, "I bought an item. I haven't received it yet.".

Then I opened a refund request. But, still not received. How can I resolve this problem?



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Shipping & Returns question

hi everyone.  i found this vase a few days ago and i've been meaning to post some pics in the hope someone out there might know who the artist is.  i've searched around on the internet, but found nothing.  i'm thinking it might be a local artist, or even a student.  i think the vase is super cool.  it stands 14.5 inches in height and is 9 inches at its widest point along the top.  any help would be greatly appreciated...thanks

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Oct 24, 2016 10:42:03 PM PT

Need Help w/ID on Large Picasso Style Vase

I won a video game last night from a new seller who only has 8 stars. It was set to Expedited Shipping and NORMALLY I ask ahead of time if that person is willing to reduce it to Media Mail, and they normally say yes.

The auction was over, I won it. I emailed the person, they replied this morning and said yes they would reduce it and they did but it's still stuck at $9.45 yet. I never sell anything here, only buy, so not sure why the price didn't reduce after they changed it?It says Media Mail but still stuck at 9.45It says Media Mail but still stuck at 9.45

Payments discussion

I saw the website has a“top-rated seller” under the item location for most of seller.
But some seller use their shop logo and customers can enter their shop website.


Tools & Apps discussion

Oct 25, 2016 8:22:55 PM PT

How can I do this like that?


does anyone recognize this pottery mark. thanksIMG_4714.JPG

Collectibles & Art discussion

Oct 26, 2016 11:01:52 AM PT


Good evening everyone,  I found this brooch this weekend and have really never had one with the dangling rhinestones.  Do these have an actual name or description like tassels or would they just be called dangling rhinestones.  I have no idea who the maker is,, any ideas? Thanks!IMG_0079.JPGIMG_0074.JPGIMG_0077.JPG

Antique & Vintage Jewelry by Design

my package did not receive me. also seller is no longer in ebay. i can't contact him. how to get my item or my money back.

so i have 2 orders same seller. as follows?Capture.PNGCapture1.PNG 

Bidding & Buying question

Hi, I posted this on another glass board, but did not receive any replies, so I am hoping someone here can help me.


I have this clear footed bowl with roses on 3 sides and a scalloped rim. It is approx. 8 1/2" in diameter and 4 1/2" tall.


I would appreciate help with identification and approximate age.







































































































Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Oct 23, 2016 5:38:41 PM PT

Footed Glass Bowl

Was wondering if anyone has ever heard of this collection?  I've Googled it, Binged it...can't find anything on it.   The only info I have is on the back of the prints.


Could it be that they are sold exclusively through the company only?


Any info would be greatly appreciated.





Home & Garden discussion

Oct 26, 2016 10:21:44 AM PT

Raschella Botanical Collection

I originally posted this on another board, and was advised this was the appropriate place to post this question:


First post:


All of a sudden, when I have auctions closing, the first "unsold" does not show up in the "unsold" list.  If there are other unsold right behind it, they do show up, but that first one doesn't.


This just started happening recently.  The first time it happened, I thought it was just a glitch, but it has happened again.


It's a good thing I saved my "your item didn't sell" e-mails, or I would have been unable to re-list that first item.


Second post 10 minutes later:


OOPs, since I just posted this, one of the two unsolds that were in the list have disappeared.


So, while I have 3 unsolds, the list only has 1!


I wonder if that will go away too, before I get around to relisting this weekend?


Is anybody else having this problem?




Selling discussion

Oct 26, 2016 6:49:47 PM PT

Disappearing Unsolds

Somebody won an item off me last night that had technically already sold as it had 2 previous bids on it. Following the end of the auction the winning bidder messaged me to say he had no idea how he had won this item.as he hadn't bidded on it and said his child had been playing around on his phone. Personally I don't believe him. He wants me to cancel the transaction and offer it as second chance to another bidder but I then risk that person saying they don't want it and I have lost my sale. But if I message him back saying no I'm not willing to do that and he then buys the item I don't want him to pull a fast one on me like find some way to leave me bad feedback like saying the item arrived faulty or damaged because he's begrudged paying for it.

Either way I've lost the sale so should I cancel the transaction or open an UID against him and should I message him back or ignore him? I haven't messaged him back yet as I don't know what to do.

Selling discussion

Some time ago I approved a remorse return from a buyer who said in eBay messaging he would return the item.


The Return Details never showed the item as shipped ... no tracking number was ever entered. He had until Oct 24th, yesterday, to indicate the item had shipped by entering that tracking number. He never did, so I assumed he'd changed his mind.


This morning I called and had the return case closed.


Of course ... NOW the item shows up in my mailbox. He just sent it back and never entered the tracking number.


I have no problem refunding him for the item ... but how?

Thru PayPal?

Will I get a defect?

Selling discussion

Oct 25, 2016 9:28:10 AM PT

Item shows up AFTER return case was closed

A buyer purchased something from me on Oct 19. I mailed it same day and tracking shows it was delivered on Oct 21.  (not on this ID)


Today I received feedback from the buyer saying 


Did not arrive until Oct 24 but ok, from India. Great seller. A+ all the way.


This is an exact copy/paste of the feedback she left just prior to this, for a seller who registered in India and from whom she made a purchase back in September.


At one time, this kind of feedback comment was removable, even if positive, under eBay's Feedback Removal Policy which said that feedback/comments were removable if they were about a transaction other than the one they were leaving feedback for.


I can no longer find this policy. 


Anybody know where it's hiding nowadays?  There's not much point in my phoning eBay unless I have the policy at my fingertips.





Selling discussion

I was left negative feedback - after refunding a purchase/not shipping it because I found stains on the item.  DIdn't want an angry buyer.  Despite that, she left negative feedback.  To attempt to "please" her, I just sent her the item.  Free of charge.  Despite that, the negative feedback remains and I am not allowed to leave negative feedback for her.  She has failed to respond to any of my attempts to reach out and fix the situation.  I don't understand why there is what appears to be an anti-seller bias in some of ebay's practices.  It doesn't seem right that after YEARS of positive feedback, one negative comment can bring my overall percentage of feedback down so low.  

Selling discussion

Oct 24, 2016 1:55:46 PM PT

Negative feedback

Keeps saying buyers prefer larger pictures of 500 pix. I don't have any other pictures of the boat and need to use these and I can't get by this part of the listing process.


Selling discussion

Oct 24, 2016 6:31:39 AM PT

Pictures of boat I am trying to sell.

She purchased my item yesterday (Sunday) and sent me a message asking me to cancel. I told her sure and to cancel on her end. She says she is unable to as it says it's too late to cancel.


I thought if I cancel an item, it hurts my acct but when buyer requesats to cancel an item it doesn't. Can't a buyer cancel as long as the item hasn't been shipped?

Selling discussion

I came across a listing for an item at $30,000 the item is worth maybe $24.00 so I clicked the listing and in the description this person was saying how poor they are need the bills paid and want money for a wedding so if you click and buy you would be helping them so much.  Please does ebay really condone these types of selling practices?  And what topic do you choose when reporting such a listing?

Bidding & Buying question

Hello,  I've been researching prior to listing some books for my brother and am finding many current listings without a photo.  I thought that it was a requirement to have at least one picture. I guess it's been a while since I have been a regular eBay seller, so did I miss something. And these folks without photos seem to be those BIG sellers, selling for under $4 with free shipping.  I thought to report them but it doesn't seem to be one of the options.  Thank you for your insights.

Selling discussion

Oct 25, 2016 11:19:23 AM PT

Are photos required for listing?

So I bought this vintage radio, and the user listed it for about 30 bucks or so, with free shipping.

In the description it stated "if you win the auction, you pay the shipping cost"

and I hit the buy it now option.

Since the person listed it as free shipping, am I obligated to pay the shipping? Shouldn't that be declared in the shipping cost and not as a disclaimer in the description? What obligations are there for this situation, on both accounts?

The user has not messaged me yet but im expected them to soon, just wanted to clarify these things before proceeding further with the purchase

Bidding & Buying discussion

Oct 24, 2016 2:01:24 PM PT

Paying For Free Shipping?

i rarely have a problem.


but shipped a package to a po box in NY NY...

the tracking says "available for pick up".


don't get it, i have no restriction on po boxes.

feel it is safer to ship to one.

usually it would say; "delivered at mailbox"...

it is a bubble mailer. should fit even in a small po box...


has anyone encountered this issue?

it's been 4 days and the buyer has not picked it up.


wonder if i should call the location?

well too early at this point...







Shipping & Returns discussion

Hello can some one help me??


 I've never had a sales license and lately what I sell ebay so I immediately canceled with that statement.

What am I doing wrong

I do not understand that

A lot of people to sell the same and will not block them




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Selling question

Bidding & Buying question

I won an Ice Machine with $11.35 fixed USPS Expedited Shipping, now he wants me to pay $318 before he ships the item. Seller says it was a clerical mistake and Ebay told him to tell me sorry and I could just cancel my order? This is a first time seller............

Shipping & Returns question

coisas linda Cat Happy

My Account discussion

Oct 25, 2016 11:04:29 AM PT


Please cancel this order

Bidding & Buying discussion

Oct 24, 2016 6:55:22 PM PT

I want to cancel this order

I have a Michael Kors tote and it has 2 tags inside. One has long letters and numbers and the other tag says Made in China and E-1403 what does the E-1403 mean?

Fashion discussion

Oct 24, 2016 11:32:05 AM PT

Michael Kors Codes?

What is the percentage of profits. I'm selling clothing and doubling the purchase price at the minimum..I'm new and getting hit with eBay fees for sold and reserve on non sold items and shipping and then PayPal fees and then they are keeping my money for 21 days what am I missing?

Fashion discussion

Oct 24, 2016 11:19:18 PM PT

Percentage of Profitability?

Hi, I received a ridiculous offer for one of my selling items, the fixed price is $40.00 and the buyer’s offer is $0.99, $39.01 lower than what I was asking for. I miss to add the minimum acceptable and the rejected amount to the listing for a best offer.



If I counter offer the buyer’s offer how long I have till the buyer reply to my counter offer, since I do not want to have my item tied up and miss other better offer(s). Also how I decline this offer and have my item back for sale. Do I can go to my item and revised adding minimum acceptable and the rejected amount to the listing? The listing still show in the selling section.


Thank you, I  will await for a reponse(s),



Selling question

Oct 25, 2016 1:40:42 PM PT

Hi, I received a ridicul

I wish eBay had a way to block Buyers who leave excessive neg FB. I have a bidder right now that has left 2 negs out of 6. I blocked her but I do not know if this will stop her from bidding on my item since she is the first bidder?

Selling discussion

Oct 26, 2016 6:38:55 AM PT

Buyers leaving excessive neg FB

This was found in an old root celler up against a back wall. I believe it is a fake, reproduction, handed out at a tourism center (because of the back).

However I am being told it is the authentic "real deal". We have a bet & I need an expert to settle it. Pics are attached.

Thank you in advance.

Coins & Paper Money discussion

I recently had a buyer who wanted me to call them to answer questions rather than just asking them in the email message. They spelled out their phone number because ebay doesn't allow contact information to be put in the body of messages.  It seemed weird, had the buyer just asked the questions in the original message I could have possibly answered (though it seemed like a very vague question). This was a customer with a lot of feedback so it seemed weird and made me uncomfortable. Anyone have any experience with this?

Selling question

(On another account) one item has had a bid for several days at the starting price and the auction has several days to go. That bid vanished without a trace - now the interface shows no bids just as if there never had been one. I am sort of surprised that there was no retracted bid message; is this typical?

Selling discussion

Oct 25, 2016 7:08:00 AM PT

Vanishing Bid

My buyer realized she ordered the wrong size and backed out of the transaction after I purchased shipping label. How do I issue a partial refund (minus shipping costs)? Thanks!

Shipping & Returns question

Oct 23, 2016 5:49:43 PM PT

Order cancelled after I purchased shipping

my selling item is probleum.why

Selling discussion

Oct 23, 2016 11:26:01 PM PT


Bought an item and the seller supoosed to ship it within 2 days from clear payment.
Its been three days he did not ship the item also he is not answering to my messages.
What should I do to refund my money?
Best regards

Shipping & Returns discussion

Oct 25, 2016 6:14:11 AM PT


Why is the seller able to leave only positive feedback?  I reported an unpaid item.  The case is closed, but the buyer is still showing 100% favorable rating because I cannot leave the negative opinion that she deserves.  That does not sound right.

Payments question

Oct 23, 2016 11:35:28 PM PT

feedback for unpaid item

Hello....I have used ebay several times although I am not always familiar with it's procedures. I purchased several items from the same seller, and used the BIN tab and put all in my shopping cart till I was finished searching items at their store site. Directions then led me to use the "ask seller for total" option so they could re calculate a new shipping charge for me. I was assuming I would receive a reply via messages but I see at the bottom of my "watch item" page an unpaid invoice notice. Is this where the updated amount would be found with the new shipping total? I just want to make sure that when I click "pay now" that I'm doing this correctly. Also, the amount showing is not different than if I would have purchased each item separately with each having one shipping charge. I'm confused as to where I will see the new and updated shipping invoice. Help is greatly appreciated.

Bidding & Buying question

Shouldn't I as a bidder on an item see the reason a bid was retracted on same item? I've read that it tells the reason on the bidding history page but I sure don't see it!

Bidding & Buying question

Oct 24, 2016 12:26:21 PM PT

Retracting a bid

The MOUSE OVER ZOOM feature appears in the preview listing section, but does not appear on actual listing.  My pictures are large enough and I do use the advanced listing venue.  Any ideas?

Selling question

Oct 26, 2016 10:22:50 AM PT

Mouse over ZOOM feature

when changing an item from fixed price to auction, what percentage less must the opening price be from the listing price


Buying & Selling Basics question

I have an item listed for sale.  When I looked back at it 6 days in....... the shipping cost says $2.62.  Considering my item is 4 full size wheels for a Mercedes-Benz automobile this is not correct.  I thought I had set it up to calculate the cost and now it will not allow me to revise the shipping method. How can I correct this?

Shipping & Returns question

I recently listed a car with a buy it now or best offer price. It did not sell. I got an email to see if I wanted to relist it and also that I turned down an offer that I would have taken but countered. I never received the offer and never countered on something I did not receive. Has this ever happened too anyone else ? It really makes me mad because I would have gladly accepted the offer if I had received it.

Buying & Selling Basics question

My auction ended 3 days ago and today the buyer asks me to cancel the order because she no longer wants it.. If I 'cancel' the order, will I get my fees back?

Thank you.

Selling question

hi folks, i have been more than a little puzzeled lately. like a lot of sellers my sales have been extremely slow lately. what is puzzling me is that i have quite a few views. not often in a bit over 4 yrs. have i gotten this many views on an item & not made a sale. (its the nature of what i am selling) also it seems as if i am forever signing in even though i try to "stay signed in". i just wonder if buyers are having some trouble with the buying process...any thoughts? thank you so much & i hope everyone is doing a-ok.

Selling question

Oct 24, 2016 12:50:58 PM PT

low sales but hi views

I've seen other items whith a reduced price -- the original price is shown with a line through it, then the new price is listed with " "25% Off" or "Price Reduced" in red on the display screen.  How do I activate that feature?  I am using basic ebay right now, not one of the upgraded memberships.  Thanks!

Selling question

Do I have to cancel it myself or does he have some kind of button, like a "cancellation request" button he could use. I don't want to jump the gun and relist and he gives me some bad score. By the way. he only told me his reason for not paying AFTER I messaged him with a kind and understanding reminder. *sigh*

Selling question

I have an item that I forgot to click the "charge sales tax" box and now there is an offer on the item.

How do I go about correcting this?

Selling question

Oct 26, 2016 4:27:12 PM PT

forgot to add sales tax

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