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About a week ago I wrote on a thread about being on hold for 1 1/2 hours and finally getting my problem resolved. So they remove one of the "Opened cases for items not as described"  and  the 1 and only "case has closed without seller resolution". OK, great issue solved!

 I then recvd a survey a couple of days later which I truthful completed. I said how horrible CS is, the reps know nothing and only give canned answers, the wait is so absurd for a professional comp., and that they were losing sellers because of their stupid defect system. I also raved about Megan the intelligent employee that was able to help me and suggested they get more like her. I gave all 1's on recommending ebay, CS service, and other items, other than Megan who I gave 10's to.  Well guess what, all of a sudden the "Opened cases for items not as described"  and   "case has closed without seller resolution" is back on my seller dashboard.


I post this to let you know that you can not critique ebay in your honest opinion on surveys. Ebay employees can change your seller dashboard based on it. If ebay makes a change in your favor, copy your dashboard and save it so you have proof. Please do not repy to this that I should not have filled out survey that is open to debate, I know. I want Ebay to know my opinion of their service, but now I know that it can effect other aspects of my acct. I can only conclude this is to much "BIG BROTHER" and not a professional company. So I am posting as a warning to others. 


1 case has closed without seller resolution
1 case out of 458
(1 out of 458)
Below Standard
(More than 0.30%)
Top Rated
(0.30% or less)
12 months: Sep 01, 2013 - Aug 31, 2014
Transactions: 458
Items and listings % Count
Low detailed seller ratings for item as described
Opened cases for items not as described
Return Requests: items not as described

Shipping and delivery    
Low detailed seller ratings for shipping time
Requests: items not received

Neutral or negative feedback    
Neutral or negative feedback from buyers0.22%1

Canceled transactions    
Transactions you canceled

Selling discussion

 This Lenox vase is 5.75" tall x 10.5" from side to side, and 4.5" from front to back. Normally a vase is taller than it wide, so would this still be called a vase, or is this called something else? TIA!IMG_5015.JPGIMG_5018.JPG

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

I have boxes and boxes of glassware that need sold from an estate.  I know zero zip about glassware patterns.   Any help I can get in identifying some of this glassware will help greatly.   Don't know whether to list it on ebay or to sell it at the garage sale. P9290574.JPG

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

I have 3 of these and need to know what to call them and are they vintage.....I cannot get a good picture but can tell you what it says on the bottom


Black Starr & Frost  then they are  and have stamped EPNS or BPNS


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Collectibles & Art discussion

I just need to know is it vintage or what it would be called.  There are no stamps or anything on it.  The dots on the bottom are from the camera it just has felt.  And the plug is clear gold color  















Collectibles & Art discussion

Can anyone help with any information on this tray?  It is about 19 inches in diameter and appears to be silver on copper although most of the silver has worn off the front.  Looks like oriental hunting scenes on the tray.  I can't find any makers marks at all on it.  Any help appreciated.


Collectibles & Art discussion

Hello. I've got this penquins figurine that I have no idea who it was made by, or better yet, what the heck it was originally used for. The tubes in the two silver fittings seem to have a spring action if that helps. It does have a foil sticker which I have tried to research with no luck. I'm really dying to know more about these little fellows so any help is greatly appreciated. It measures a little over 5" high and is about 4 3/4" wide.


Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

I have a set of 9 plates all with different flower patterns on the front.  The mark on the back is a Haviland mark and the dates are 1890 and 1892  Can anyone tell me what the ES on the plate is?   Initials of artist???P9290735.JPG

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Glassies!  Can anyone ID this maker and pattern green depression glass plate?   thank you for any help.green depression plate-005.JPGgreen depression plate.JPG

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Does anyone recognize the mark on this bell?DSC07097.JPG


Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

I need help with this Dooney and Bourke bag. The edges and trim are real leather. I like to insure legitimacy on things like this! I also need help identifying the bag, i dont know what it is called to look it up. It is small , like a clutch size...

Thanks in advance!








Fashion discussion

Hoping someone can help me positively ID this bowl.  It is four toed, optic panels, laced edge.  Mold lines in the center of each foot, grey cut flowers and leaves, 3 3/4" tall, 7 1/2" opening.  I've looked at Imperial Line 749 and 780 on the R site but no match to the blank shape although the toes and lace edge look right.SANY0076.JPGSANY0079.JPG

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion



Can someone identify the maker of this 3-light elegant depression candlestick?CS3.jpg




Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

So for the last couple of days search has been kind of working.


Now it's broken again.


I just did a search for this:




This is followed by fat-burning videos, ultimate workouts, Blue-Ray burning, Boot Camp fat burning, Bronx is Burning, DVD-burning software, and finally, after a bunch more irrelevant results, there are two Mississippi Burning DVDs that should have been right at the top (I almost missed them, they were so far down the list).



It shouldn't be necessary to use quotes for a simple search when there are limited results (most buyers don't even know about using quotes) PLUS, when I tried putting the Mississippi Burning part in quotes, I got zero results (even though there are two available).

Selling discussion

Sorry for being so needy today I have searched for a few days and I still have my doubts about this bracelet the name plate to me looks like it is on top of a larger one, I have looked at 100's of pieces and not found a plate that looks like mine(On top of another) If it is Hobe definetly newer.....Just looking for a second opinion...Many Thanks!





Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Got these beauties at a church sale and was wondering if this Trifari pattern had been faked, this looks real to me BWDIK

marked crown Trifari sterling pat pend. and last mark near clasp is a number ?? 10 ??


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Then on this frosted glass orb, age and era would be nice to know,it came with the watch pin , but does not fit properly, when attached the pin does not want to close easily do you think it belongs together??

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thanks in advance :smileyhappy:

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Reasons I think it might be D&E small skinny navettes, built in pin assembly & style.


Reasons I think it might not be are the gold tone color seems off & the style is too simple.


I can't find it in my books or on opulant. WDYT?


Thanks, Lori

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

I have a few Barbies I'm hoping someone will recognize. ANY information would be super appreciated! Thanks in advance for your time & help! Future posts coming......


Does anyone recognize this long haired Barbie? I'll call her "A". Her hair is really pretty, neck marked "Mattel, Inc. 1976". TNT body. Her legs look like they have subtle glitter on them.




Barbie Collectors discussion

Here is the list from first half of the alphabet.  SO FAR WE HAVE FOUND A PALM TREE FOR EVERY LETTER OF THE ALPHABET!

I will start by adding New Caledonia to keep our consecutive letter steak going (it could get tough!  I hope places like Oman and Qatar wil come through)


1.  Algeria  10 Centimes 1984

2.  Bahrain  250 Fils FAO  1969

3.  Barbados  10 Dollars  1974-81

4.  Belgian Congo  50 Centimes 1955

5.  Bermuda  1 Dollar 1988

6.  Bolivia  1 Bolivano

7.  British West Africa 1 & 2 Shillings

8.  Cayman Islands  5 Dollars 1989

9.  Ceylon  1 Cent 1945

10. Comoros 2 Francs 1964

11. Cuba  KM#409 to 420

12. Dominican Republic  1 Centavo 1955

13. Egypt  10 Piastres AH1400/1980

14. Eritrea  1 Dollar 1993

15. Fiji 3 pence 1955

16. France  (Marseilles privy mark 1824-1836)

17. French Oceania  5 Francs 1952

18. French Polynesia  1 Franc 1965

19. The Gambia  1 Shilling 1966

20. German East Africa  1 Rupee 1892

21. Guinea-Bissau  2 1/2 Pesos 1977

22. Haiti  5 Centimes 1958

23. India  Mohur 1835, 1841

24. Indonesia  100 Rupiah 1973

25. Iraq  250 Fils 1970

26. Israel  100 Prutah 1955

27. Judaea

28. Kiribati  20 Dollars 1993

29. Liberia  5 Dollars 1974, 1 Cent Token 1833, 1/2 Cent 1841

30. Maldives  2 Laari 1960

31. Mauritius  5 Rupees 1987

32. Mexico  5 Pesos 1950.

33. New Caledonia 50 Francs 



Coins & Paper Money discussion

I checked my books and I can not find the pattern, or I need to get a stronger prescription for my contacts :smileyhappy:

It has the "R" mark, and looks old.

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

not sure but I catched 5 new Defects.


3 totally false- for refunding $6 from  $26 dollar total, called CS 2 times has done nothing about it but says can only see them in about a month.


Defect 4 : False negative feedback "Thank you for fast shipping"- revised.


Defect 5 : Low as described rating for same item from another buyer, just one day distance, both female.


so you catch Defects, your visibility becomes lower, you sell even less and improving your score is slowed down?Clipboard01-1.jpg


If so then why CS is doing nothing about the false Defects?


I think even NPB do cause visibility punishments.

Selling discussion



good morning



New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

Can anyone tell me if this old, solid wood, boat steering wheel is the real deal or was it decorative only?

It's made of solid wood - no brass accents; look especially at the square center hole - is that how real wheels were made?

It's a big differeance in value - and listing the item correctly.

Thanks, I appreciate any help

PS - It measures 17" across








Collectibles & Art discussion

Hi All,


I think this is a cat pitcher --- thats what it looks like to me lol :smileylol:


This piece has a pottery mark but I can not find it .....  I have been looking for a while 


Need some help please : )


This mark reads "copyright (a raised fan kind of marked)  C 1/2 " 













Any help is appreciated!


Thank you!



Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

I have received this twice in the last 2 weeks.


Your PayPal account will be Limited !
Dear Customer,
Some information on your account appears to be missing or incorrect.
Please update your information promptly so that you can continue to enjoy
all the benefits of your paypal account.
If you don't update your information within 72 hours. we'll limit
What you can do with your paypal account?
We aim to review your account within 72 hours.
Please click the link below to see the steps you'll need to complete you update.
If no steps are currently listed, please check back in 24 hours.



I wonder how many fools will click the link?

The real scarey part is I do not have a PayPal account and the only place I have ever used this email address is ebay....:smileysad:


What a secure site.

Payments discussion

Normally when I go print a shipping label, I get a $2 to $3 commercial rate discount for Priority mail (usually around 15% or so of the shipping cost), but today when I went to print a label, I was treated with this:




I'm not complaining or anything, I'm more curious than anything.  I've never had anywhere near that large of a shipping discount.  That is for a 25-pound Priority Mail package from Michigan to Pennsylvania.


Can I expect to continue to receive these huge discounts?  Or is there some ebay promotion going on I'm not aware of?

Shipping & Returns discussion

I was thrilled to pick up this little 7 inch googly doll at a local auction, but am having trouble figuring out her maker.  Most of the googly dolls I see are on chubbier toddler type bodies, but hers is more of the slender type.  I don't see any markings on her other than 0. at the rim of her head.  Her pate is still attached. Her eyes sleep.   I read up in the Coleman volumes (where these dolls are referred to as rogue eyed dolls), and they mention Kestner, AM, K&R, and Heubach among others all as potential makers, but they all seem to be marked with mold numbers.  I have a book on Heubach character dolls and figurines that shows many examples of those dolls, which definitely have a similar look, but they all seem to have markings.  If anyone has any ideas, I would sure appreciate it.  Thanks in advance! 


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Dolls discussion

At first look I thought this was a picture painted on slag glass. On closer look the background appears to be painted glass and not slag glass.The backing is tin.  Any thoughts on the approximate age based on the framing?



Antiques discussion



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Bidding & Buying discussion

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Would you say this is repousse?  It looks like a cow   What country do you think it is representing and any idea on the era or age?  It appears to be gold plated on possibly copper   Thanks for any input  

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

I have a very heavy blue & tan(?) speckle bowl. It's 13" across & approx. 3" high. It's pretty shallow for the size; I'm not sure what it would have been used for. The bottom is brown/black & there is a black mark that could possibly be an F or G. Any information would be super appreciated.





Antiques discussion

It's a combination of cold paint and what looks like hand painting.  The locket is a birdhouse, with a pin in an odd spot on the back.  Wear it as a brooch and it's upside-down.  The pinback is probably meant to keep it from swinging around.  I added the chain, so that's no help.  The mark at the top looks like a place a maker's badge was supposed to go, but it was never soldered on.



Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

This bowl is 11" by 8" mold pattern with gang cutting ala McKee Innovation Cut but not shown in stout or any Weatherman 2 or Welkers Cambridge catlogs that I spotter. Whose is it?



Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

I really am not sure what this style is. Any help would be so appreciated! 


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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

I have a piece of art glass that I am trying to identify.  Looks similar to Tiffany, but I can not find a piece of Tiffany that is curled in this way.  I I thought the signature started with an N, but then thought perhaps I was looking at it upside down and maybe it is an A.  Any help is so appreciated.


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Collectibles & Art discussion

Hello All! Could someone please translate the character on this Buddha bell/ candlestick for me? Any assistance would be greatly appreciated! Thank you! David.




Collectibles & Art discussion

Can anyone tell me if this is an actual medal or just a decorative pin?20140918_172713.jpg20140918_172659.jpg

Collectibles & Art discussion

Going thru some bins and found this still with the tag marked Styled by Jane Phalen on one side and Perfumer on the other. How were these used? Did you drape this over your neck? It was in a black drawstring bag marked Horne's and in the Horne's (department store) box.




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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Attempting to clear left over inventory from store booth close down & am finding items I have no idea about so any assistance greatly appreciated,,TIAsweaterclipszip.jpg

Collectibles & Art discussion

these beads were packed with the other 2 sets of amber beads I sold but I am not sure if these are amber? thank you for any info.they weigh 56 gramsbeads2old 001.JPGbeads2old 001.JPG

Antique & Vintage Jewelry by Design

Bought some milling bits which were advertised as being able to cut Aluminium. They actually shattered or snapped as soon as they touched aluminium, and can tell from the insides that they are really bad quality.

I opened a case with ebayicon, as soon as the seller emailed back asking for proof, the case was closed, but no message as to who closed it or the outcome. Simply the message "This return was completed on 26 Sep, 2014." Also no refund.

I tried to open the case again, but the message says "A return is already open for this item".

I spoke to eBay on the online chat, and they told me that there was not a case open for that item. Upon copying and pasting messages from eBay that there was a case open, I am now transferred to speak to someone else, currently position #69 with 45 minutes wait...

I will wait, but from experience it usually freezes after some time and I have to start again.


Update: 15 minutes later, still 45 minutes estimated wait.... I guess this is the "department" they transfer people to when they want to get rid of them?

I would do a chargeback but I use eBay a fair bit, and that would likely lock my PayPal account?


Shipping & Returns question

I am preparing to list this charger, but I'm not sure how to describe it other than "Mexican folk art charger parrot bird design".  I've seen terms like "tlaquepaque", "talavera", "tonala", etc. to describe Mexican folk art....do any of these terms apply?  Are there any other search terms that I can use for this plate?  It measures approx 16.25" diameter and has what I assume to be the artist name on the back.  Any idea on the age or region in which it was produced?  Was it sold in Mexico or as a decorator piece in a US store?  I've sold a few pieces of Mexican folk art recently and I think it's cool looking, so I feel like I should learn a little more about it.  Thank you for any help you can offer!

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Collectibles & Art discussion

I would like to have an idea of the time period for this pin, but having no mark I am hoping one of the costume jewellery experts can help.  It is black enamel on gold metal with rhinestone trim. It measures 4" W x 3" H..Thanks


Fashion discussion

Hi, I have a vintage Coach bag...Its tan, dimensions: 10" Tall 9.5" wide and 3" deep. The serial number is: 0774-247...made in USA. I was hoping someone could tell me if it is authentic and the name...Thanks again ahead of time, I am including Pics.




Fashion discussion


Thanks for your help to ID this mark.



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Collectibles & Art discussion



I'm aware of the Lebron Fairfax sneakers... but did Nike ever make a track jacket version? I have this bball jacket but have not listed because I can't find info on it anywhere except about the shoes. My overwhelming feeling is that this is fake. Can anyone enlighten me? Thank you!



Fashion discussion

These beads measure 22 inches long, weigh 56 grams. I sold 2 sets of amber beads but am not sure if these are amber. they were packed away in the same box as the others that belonged to an older lady in my family.beadsnewc 002.JPGbeads2old 001.JPG

Gems & Minerals

Hi all,

From the last week I have some issues, regarding the appearance of the "sold items info icons", like the Checkout, Paid etc. icons (please look at the attached image).

This happen only to the UK and DE ebay sites (probably are included other counties, but not checked yet). Thankfully the ebay.com site has not these issues!

I have check this issue working at Mac OS, using Safari, Firefox and Chrome browsers.

Any thoughts are wellcome,







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Collectibles & Art discussion

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Are you seeing grape leaves too?  Any idea on the maker?  I couldn't find any marks whatsoever  The stone is mottled green and coveren on the back so hard to tell what it is   Not plastic at least   Kinda pretty but I would love elp on the kw's etc  Oh, any guess as to the age?

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

11 августа приобрела 3 керамических чайничка у продавца  "joan1947-2012", но на адрес по чему то посылка не пришла. На сообщения, продавец нес какую то чушь, видимо  тянул время. Теперь я не знаю, что делать, прошло больше 30 дней? Продавец не отвечает ни на одно сообщение, есть какие ни будь методы воздействовать на продавца? Пожалуйста подскажите. С уважением Елена.


Bidding & Buying question

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I think this was silver plated at one time  I'm not sure if these stones are turquoise or?    they are not plastic  Any info you can provide about this item is much appreciated.  I think it's super cool

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

I bought this vase from an older lady who said it was antique. I actually put it away & just found it. I'm cleaning out my butler's pantry & finding a lot of forgotten items so this will probably be the first of a few posts

The vase is approximately 8" high & about 5" across the widest point (the "arms"). There is a lot of crazing....not sure if that is actually due to the age or not. The bottom is interesting. It feels different (kind of rough), there looks like there is a "seam" in the middle & there's a dark ring around the rim. Any information would be appreciated. Please let me know if you need additional information from me. Thanks in advance for your time, help, & expertise.









Antiques discussion

Iridescent blue nugget ? (thanks, Crow) glass beads, lampwork beads, and the center blue bead appears to have foil inside. The silvertone rondells mimic rhinestones, but there aren't any rhinestones. The beads are strung on a fine link chain, and towards the clasp, there are a couple of fine wires that show in-between the beads. On the push-in part of the clasp, there's an "M" with "wings" at the top, or a "W" with wings at the bottom. I looked for the mark, but couldn't find it.


Any information appreciated, as always.


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I'm unsure what color the non-AB beads are, but they're coated with teeny, tiny brown and clear glass beads. Does anyone know the name of this type of bead? Unmarked.


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Some of the teeny, tiny glass beads are worn off of the smaller beads closer to the clasp.


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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Hi all,


I have a few dog planters I need some help on please!



This one I beleive is shawnee but I do not see it in black and white in the book....... did they make them in black and white? This measures 7" tall and is not marked.










This one has no markings on it at all - this measures 7" tall






This one I think is Brush-McCoy but it is not marked either. 4 1/2" tall x 8 1/2" long.  The pillows look like Brush- McCoy to me .







Any help is appreciated!


Thank you!





Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

I cannot find this mark in my research. Is anyone familiar with it?  It is on a tea set with a large platter.


























eBay Community Experience discussion

I am thinking possibly Russian with the cathedral towers but can't find anything that represents the bell inside the wreath. Marked 0.5 (1/2 liter?) and RI. Nice quality glass with gold rim, no safety edge. 7" tall. 



Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Hardangervidda Norway National Park Mountain Plateau Souvenir Pin measures 1 1/4” by 1 1/2” across. The back has excess shellac, otherwise in good vintage condition. Help/thoughts on material appreciated-as always!



Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

It's on a monster necklace, the pendant is 7 inches long plus the bail, but it's not signed.  



Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Vase not marked.  Any help I.D. ?   Thanks for your help


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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Hi guys, I have these 2 pieces of what I believe is Tiara sandwich, but I haven't seen Tiara with the beaded rim or this shape.


No idea what they are even. Saucer & ashtray? No rests so I don't know. So don't even know hat keywords to search for.

They're about 5" x 3"


Any help much appreciated



Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Found a couple of beautiful pieces on my Monday morning thrift store treasure hunt, including this - bust? My first thought was that it appears to be a Peruvian indian done by a chief on peyote!

Seriously, it's beautiful, and I'm pretty sure it's suppose to be a face, but it is round and done in such a abstract way I could be wrong - I've never seen a round, ball shaped bust before.

Can anyone help me with identifying it? 

PS - it measures 4" W x 5" H

I appreciate any help.











Collectibles & Art discussion

This Bowl measures 7.25" in diameter, 2.75" High.  It was used for a flower bowl, had calcium deposits.  Hand thrown, has marks wghere it was cut from the wheel. A lot of Pops in the glaze.  i would think Kenutcky but the bottom is glazed.  Also, the dry ring is wider than most.  Do any of you have any ideas as to the maker?


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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

I have boxes and boxes of glassware that need sold from an estate.  I know zero zip about glassware patterns.   Any help I can get in identifying some of this glassware will help greatly.   Don't know whether to list it on ebay or to sell it at the garage P9290587.JPG

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Happy Sunday all! Am hoping for some ID assistance with this covered candy


Measures 8" Tall x 5" Dia

Lid: 16 Internal Panels

Bowl: 19 Internal Panels (???)

Light Amber/Golden Honey Color

Grey Cut 4 Petal Floral (or Berry?) and Leaves


I think I find it, and then I check the base and see the "wafer" is different. I am thinking "maybe Tiffin, Paden City" but have spent a lot of time on this one. It is very, very pretty. When I found it, it had so much dust and grime on it you couldn't even tell it was optic. Cleaned up just beautifully and it didn't even have a chip or nick!


Thanks all!


Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

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The bowl measures  8 3/4" in diameter and 2 1/2" in height.

Cannot make out the signature.


Thank you in advance for your help.


Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Hi-I posted on the wrong board.  Sorry about that!


I am looking for help with a pottery mark on a mid century looking piece.  It is triangular and has three feet.  The top has blue glaze and the pottery is red.


Thank you for your help!



Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

I have boxes and boxes of glassware that need sold from an estate.  I know zero zip about glassware patterns.   Any help I can get in identifying some of this glassware will help greatly.   Don't know whether to list it on ebay or to sell it at the garage P9290578.JPG

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Hi All,

    Probably gonna say I'm crazy for not having found this one.  I'm stumped on the ethcing on these cordials.  I wish they had a fancier stem, that would have made it easier.  Thanks for looking



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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

I am selling this antique childs sled to help a freind with cancer


i think it is from the late 1800's i paid $200. 00 for it 5 years ago


i need to know some information on this piece along with a possible value


some of the top paint has rubbed off due to wear


there is a small place were the bent wood has broken off and i do not have the piece


any help would be appreicated very much

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Collectibles & Art discussion

Is this real or fake? It has a newer plastic style tag on the inside that says Made in China

Any help is much appreciated.



Fashion discussion

Can anyone tell me what I have? Researching it shows it may be a 'Infant of Prague' statue, but mine seems older than a infant. It has a well made crown that comes off & has different colored rhinestones, and what looks like a globe? in his hand..

On the back bottom center  it is stamped M.T.A., the the numbers 765 & a copyright symbol - I can't find that anywhere with Google - does anyone know what M.T.A. is?

I have seen the prices on these range from $20 - $200!  With the nicely made crown & rhinestones, and it looking like it was hand painted, and the M.T.A. stamp - can someone tell where mine stands?

Thank you for any information!


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Collectibles & Art discussion

I am hoping for some information about this. I got it from a woman who said it was in her grandparent's home for a long time.

I was wondering how the color would have been applied, if the fringe would have been a later addition, and an approximate age.

It is about 38" x 32" not counting the fringe.



Needle Arts & Vintage Textiles discussion

Hi! I think the blue stone could be lapis, no idea on the green and brownish stone. I think this necklace is gold plated. The pendant measures about 1 1/2 inches in total length.  Thanks for any help!





Jewelry & Gemstones discussion



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The  Bowl is 9" in diameter and 2 1/2" in height.


Thank you in advance.



Collectibles & Art discussion

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

I posted this on one of the other jewelry forums, but didn't get any replies on this necklace, so thought I would try on this forum.


Is there a name for the Iridescent or aurora borealis blue glass beads, that are "bumpy?"


I think I've ID'ed the blue beads, with aventurune and pink roses, as Italian aventurine wedding cake beads, but would appreciate confirmation.


The larger blue beads have foil inside, but I don't know the correct name for them.


The silvertone metal rondell spacers mimic rhinestones from a distance, but there aren't any rhinestones.


The beads are strung on a fine link chain, and toward the clasp, on either side of the clasp, there are a couple of fine wires (photo 2)  that show in-between the beads.


On the push-in part of the clasp, there's an "M" with "wings" at the top, or a "W" with wings at the bottom. So far, I haven't been able to ID the mark. Anyone recognize the mark, or does it apply only to the clasp?


Newer or older? Does it need to be restrung?  And, any other thoughts appreciated. Thank you.


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Jewelry & Gemstones discussion

Hello all! I'm going to sale these doll items as lot - 2 outfits, 2 wigs, 13 shoes, 7 socks, 3 bloomer(s).Can you guys help me out with some keywords? Suggestions on listing it? TIA!




Dolls discussion

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Part-time eBay Sellers discussion

Is anyone familiar with this manufacturers mark?


Toys & Hobbies discussion

In my info it states I made $25,071.00 in the last quarter. Really? ewd     Where and why are they hiding it?

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Part-time eBay Sellers discussion

Since the awful changes to the summary page it not only takes 5 times as long to load the page

but the AD's at the bottom block my ability to click the "Revise" button and revise my listings without

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Technical Issues discussion

I can't find a record of this Fenton item anywhere, or find other examples of the decoration.  I found a similar iridescent color on the FentonFanatics QVC database, called Pink Chiffon Iridized, produced from 2000-2002.  There are Pink Chiffon and Pink Chiffon Opalescent examples in the regular Fenton catalogs from those years, but no iridized version.


I also found the decorator's name on the FentonFanatics list.  The urn has the Fenton-0 oval mark, but the years the artist was active at Fenton are not given.


Anyone have an idea?  Thanks!









Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

I'm hoping someone knows which lego set or minifigs this body armor comes from - thanksbodyarmor 001.JPG

Toys & Hobbies discussion

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Would this be an authentic Kate Spade Wellesley Quinn tote?

I know some are boarskin..and made in Italy..but this one has a "Made in China" tag.

Also, the logo on the front is embossed..most Quinns have a logo plate on front.

Is this maybe an older bag?

Thanks :smileyhappy:






Fashion discussion


Does anyone know what gemstones these are? Can't really find anything close so far. Thanks for your help!


Gemstone 1:

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Gemstone 2:  (Someone said that this is blue Jasper, but I've never heard about that and could not find it and to me, the structure does not look like Jasper at all)


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Jewelry & Gemstones discussion

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So, I have never been subject to the payment hold before.  When my ID was locked out of the boards a few weeks ago, I made a new account just for board access.  Well that ID got a coupon incentive to sell, so I thought, sure, why not. 


Today when I went to try and print a label using these held funds, I could not find the option anywhere.  It kept trying to charge my bank account.  I could change it to credit cards, but I could not divine the super secret combo of keys that would allow me to print my postage using these held funds.


Can anyone post up how to actually print a label using those funds?





Using pending funds to pay for shipping If you print shipping labels on eBay (USPS domestic or First Class international), up to $15.00 of your buyer's funds will be available immediately to cover shipping costs for any order less than $50.00.



Shipping & Returns discussion

I received the expected ship date and gave her a bad feedback.  She is upset of the feedback and is demanding I send the item back to her for a refund.  I want the item and do not intend on sending it back.  She has said she wil contact a lawyer and the judge will make me send it back.  The item was paid for. 


Selling discussion

I just saw an eBay commercial on Hard Core Pawn


Thank you Richille :smileyhappy:

Selling discussion

   I am a positive guy, and no matter what we say here, I believe in buyers coming to buy from me, of course buyers, not seller! Duh!


  So, my last item, a set of 6 California Creations figures had 11 watchers. Dang I said, I am going to buy me a brand new home with the proceeds of this bidding/killing I will see here.............


  I listed so many things, I am tired, my arms are really tired. And I was waiting the rata tat rata tat of the cha-chin at the end of the bidding.....but no! Just the regular cha-chin, that's it! It had a bid so I expected from 11 watchers at least 4 bids.


  Perhaps I listed them too high? Perhaps I am trying to recuperate my losses since the beginning of this month when not even flies stopped on my bald head?


  No matter what, I thing that I bring some unusual things to this flea market  I mean, this high profile selling venue. I can't complain, I am selling, but I am working as a slave. We don't figure it out until we are "there". When you sell a DVD, if no UPC number on file, you have to input it. Guess who benefits from that? The next batch of sellers and Ebay. They will just come and find the number in the system, the same way I got some for myself.


  Funny, isn't it? Like they say in my country, selling the hide when we haven't spotted the deer.

Selling discussion

There is a large ring of multipe sellers selling Fake Pandora on Ebay right now.  Huge amounts of it.  I am a seller of genine Pandora products and it is killing buyers faith to purchase Pandora on Ebay.  I started buying the Fake Pandora using my buying account in an attempt to leave negative feedback for as many sellers of the fakes as possible.  I called Ebay today to give them a heads up that my buying account would reflect this.  I asked if there was a way to speak to someone and turn them on to what is going on.   They told me to stop buying fakes and to take the time to Report the fakes.  Well tonight I went through 2000 Pandora items and 32 sellers selling the fakes!  It is a ring and if someone at Ebay would just listen to me about how to spot them, I would tell them.  This is hurting sellers and Ebay too by giving Ebay a reputation of selling fakes.  


There are 52,000 Pandora items on Ebay!  At this point, based on the indicators of what the sellers all do, I estimate that 30% of the Pandora on Ebay is fake.


I am sooooo frustrated.  Why can't someone from Ebay call me so that I can help them get rid of the fakes???  Do they not care that there are fakes on their website?  It is killing the legit sellers.

Selling discussion

I know there are restrictions are selling CURRENT uniforms, but am unsure if what I have to sell falls under these restricted guidelines.




Can anyone help me read through the lines here?  This uniform dates back to the '70's or '80's.  And it is authentic, given to me by a friend of mine, ex-NYPD.



Selling discussion

I just called "c/s" in regards to an item I sold, the buyer messaged me they received it and that even though I advertised it as new ( I bought out the stock of a storethat went out of business) the customer said she "found a hair on it and deserved a partial refund" aAnd it also smelled like cigerette smoke" I told her since I am not componstated for refunds by ebay, I take there lead and do not offer partials, but would pay for her to return it and do a full refund. She declined and said that she has 100% rating as a buyer and I would likemine to be the same. I got a "nuetral rating and called ebay. They told me it was "Just a neutral, why worry about it" And unless the buyer said "I demand a partial refund or I will hurt your rating" You cant have it removed. I know a neutral is like a neg. I reported the buyer, we all know what that means NOTHING!!!!!!! What should be done ??

My Account question

Hi, one of my items just sold to a buyer in AB Canada, I live in San Diego, CA and have never sold anything out of country before. In my item description I clearly said shipping to U.S. only but I cannot tell if I forgot to hit the no international shipping button. I feel bad canceling the last persons bid just because they are out of country. What should I do? How hard and how expensive is it to ship to Canada?


This is my listing:



Selling discussion

Ebay needs to change their name to Rip Bay!!! I sold an item for 50$ and they have TAKEN 20$ for shipping,listing,and Final Value Fees...The item only cost 4$ to ship!!!! I can't believe they can charge that much!!!! **bleep** is that all about???

My Account discussion

I had this posted and took it down, it did not move and then I took it down and was looking again, now i am doubting myself anyone care to help me ? thanks in advance you all are great. the number is A1 229451 i am pretty sure its a east west bag.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

Fashion discussion

Hi, and thanks a head of time.  Getting so upset.  Have 51 books to sell, comes up you can only charge $4.00 for shipping.  Tried the calculate shipping for Media Mail comes up to high of a price and still saids I can`t charge more then $4.OO.  I see other people list a lot of books and it reads Economy shipping Media Mail and a price.  How can I by pass this $4.00 shipping thing?  Thanks

Selling discussion

I really liked that. Earlier, when we logged in to ebay and made a sale, the first thing we saw was, "You need to ship 1 (2,3, etc.,) items" - and now I see this reminder to check out the Fall Seller Update.

Shall I call CS?


Selling discussion

Basically buyer bought  a hat and is not happy with it. Here is what they said. "The bottom of the bill on the hat is very poorly made and has wrinkles on it. Just looks like a defected one or just poorly made. Please either send me a new one or I will just have to leave a negative feedback which I hate doing that. Thanks!"

Sooo... He either wants a new one.. Or he threatens me with negative feedback? lol,What would you guys do? Should I ask him for pictures? I mean I inspect all the hats before for any defects. I didnt notice anything like this. But this guy is straight out asking for another one and threatening me with negative feedback. This is what gets me angry,  He doesnt even mention returning the hat. He just wants another one. And ebays new policy, will only make me pay for the shipping if the claims a defective item. Scambay is becoming heaven for scammers. Should I call CS and report him? let me know.

Selling discussion

I understand the criteria for holding funds for new sellers. What I don't understand is why receiving positive feedback on a sold item isn't sufficient to release funds? This seems like a better indicator than the tracking of a product being delivered. I don't always use tracking for items which sell for lower prices and have low shipping charges and in these cases have to wait for funds over 2 weeks after the buyer has provided positive feedback on reception of the item.

Selling discussion


I just sold a DVD for $4.51 but when I check my Paypal account it says. $4.08 is there? I haven't sold items in awhile but this doesn't look right to me.

And I'm not using the eBay shipping labels at the moment because my printer is out.

Payments discussion