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Not sure if these 2 iron panels with engraved mirrored pieces are parts of a gate or transom or just decorative panels meant to be hung on a wall. The mirrored pieces do appear old (1930s?). Not sure what to make of this. They are 4' tall. Your opinions wanted! Thanks!

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Antiques discussion

Hi All,


I have this Blue Willow Teapot from Japan with mark but i am trying to get some kind of age of the piece.  Can anyone help?


I can not read the first word before of.




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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Oct 3, 2015 9:51:54 AM PT

POTTERY - Need help with Blue Willow Mark

Please help id these black glass coffee pieces. The cup measures 2" tall and 3 7/8" across the rim. The creamer and sugar measure 2 3/4" tall and 3 7/8" across the rim. I cannot find a match for the marks on the bottom of these pieces. Thank you in advance.P1012265.JPGP1012266.JPGP1012269.JPGP1012268.JPG 

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Long shot I realize, as the mark is anything but defined...the age is not in question, nor the art, simply looking for a mark ident. Appears to be two ..bears upright holding a shield, I can make out the number 685, but beyond that it is too bled out to sort out, Regards, V76IMG_4742.JPGIMG_4743.JPG

Collectibles & Art discussion

Oct 4, 2015 6:43:41 AM PT

mark on balsa wood box

When I acquired this pitcher or vase, I was pretty sure it might be Blenko.  However, according to characteristics of Blenko, it should have a pontil mark on the bottom, which it doesn't.  However, the color seems to match up with Blenko colors produced, the bubble pattern is similar to theirs, the design seems correct, and this piece is pretty transparent.  Could it be Blenko designed by Wayne Husted?  The vase measures 8" in height, 6.5" approximately in width, and 3" in depth.  Any help would be appreciated.






Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Oct 3, 2015 8:16:48 PM PT

Maybe BLENKO? Help in ID

Their websites are breaking up. Multiple errors today during a single checkout:



Only a determined buyer would persist and go through with the purchase.


"Send us your comments" --> trashcan

Selling discussion



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Dunno if they are or not...Have searched till my eyes are crossed & brain is fried. Anyone have an opinion?


I have looked thru every site I have. I thought I had the latest info site bookmarked, but I guess not. Cat Embarassed





Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Oct 2, 2015 12:41:29 PM PT

Possible D&E Earrings?

hi everybody.  i'm trying to find out if this box is an authentic antique.  it has a very nice weight and feel to it, but i know there are some very good fakes out there.  i'm also trying to find out what the mark on the base means.  how old is it?  what are the materials?  the box is 11 inches in length and it is broken along the top.  also, i've already tried the Asian Arts Forum and gotten no response.  any help would be greatly appreciated...thanks

Collectibles & Art discussion

Hello, why my invoice is too high, i only sold an smartphone for 302 and they are charging me more then 700 dollars. This was my first time selling in ebay. 

One thing that happened was that i try to sell the item a couple of times in auction but buyers with cero feedback always bid on my listing, and never paid and after some minutes they canceled their acount and my listing was removed.If i sold my phone was because i needed money and now i have to pay 700!. Please i need help on what to do. !


Hera are somo pictures of my incvoice and selling .



My Account question

Oct 4, 2015 8:31:24 AM PT

Invoice is too high

Found this today. It is LARGE and stunning in person. I found 2 comparables. One here on eBay, sold item # 151817728485. The seller says "MONET BOOK PIECE, ONE OF THE FAMOUS BRITHERS PREMIER HAUTE COUTURE PIECES."  I Googled Brithers Premier and found nothing so I am wondering if anyone might know what the seller is talking about or if they know what book this may be in. I found the same necklace on betsy but no mention of books or Brithers. 


I am also wondering if this is 80's, 90's or even newer?


Here are some pics.  Thanks! 


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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Oct 3, 2015 9:18:25 PM PT

Question on necklace



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Anyone recognize this brooch style? Silver tone art deco filigree? No marks that I can see.  I 'm thinking it's modern/newer with a antique look?  All information/direction is

appreciated.  IMG_8770.JPGIMG_8780.JPGIMG_8787.JPG


Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Oct 4, 2015 9:31:31 AM PT

Old brooch or wishfull thinking?

I just purchased this bag and I am curious if "she" has a name.  Anybody have any idea?  I have searched the internet and nothing.  I will post a few pictures. The bag is Michael Kors in dark brown/ chocolate suede.  There is a pocket on each end on the outside- east/west?  Zip to close.  Thanks for your help- image.jpegimage.jpegimage.jpegimage.jpegimage.jpegimage.jpeg

Fashion discussion

Oct 2, 2015 9:26:05 PM PT

Does my MK bag have a name?

to get this message? 



Selling discussion

Oct 5, 2015 11:17:25 AM PT

I'm the first?

This is what i soldHello , I sold and item in the last 26 days for 302 dollars. I tryed to sell if for couple of times but buyers didn't pay and they canceled their account, i guess it was the same person who was doing this to my listing. One person offered 15,000 for the phone. The unsold items are not showing in my selling list they got removed. i only made 302 dollars from the item and they are charging me 788 dollars for it. I am in panic i can't pay so much money i sold it for a reson. PLEASE HELP. It is unffair what they are doing this was my fist ebay sell. I am so dissapointed of this service.


Here are some screenshots. 



That is the amount i sold from al time. Also if i cant do something about it what will happend will i have to pay for it anyway ?

My Account question

Oct 4, 2015 1:15:25 PM PT

Why is ebay charging me so much?

All feel warm to the cheek but I don't know what to call them, plastic, lucite or whatever. Any help would be great. thank you100_7717.JPG100_7718.JPG100_7719.JPG100_7724.JPG

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

This vase measures 6" high and 4"  diameter.  It has 4 mold lines with 8 columns.  Is it old, is it a celery vase?  What is the name of the pattern.  TIA


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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Oct 3, 2015 10:57:36 AM PT

EAPG Paneled Celery Vase ID Help



I recently bought an iPhone that was advertised as clean and clear for activation on the Sprint network, was a white 32gb iPhone 5C in great condition other than minimal use, and had a clean ESN/MEID ... The only thing true about the phone was the color and the cosmetic condition of it! The phone was only 16GB and it was reported lost/stolen when I went to the Sprint store. Smiley Sad This was literally the third phone I'd purchased on eBay that had some kind of defect, but the other sellers quickly resolved the problem and I was refunded. However, with this latest purchase, the seller has been extremely slow to respond to any messages and comes across as anything but concerned about the defective device. (For the record, I finally found a phone on Craigslist and met the seller AT a Sprint store where he stayed and waited until I could solidly confirm that the phone was in great shape! --- I highly recommend this to anyone looking for a used phone btw, too... hate to say it but after three bad attempts, it's frustrated me to the point of no return <no pun intended> as far as buying used cell phones here).... Anyway, I ended up paying $175 for a beautiful white iPhone 5S 64gB - less than I paid for a 16gig 5C (which was falsly advertised as a 32gig with a bad MEID! Crazy! lol)


Anyway, back to the problem, I requested a refund and the seller slowly and begrudgingly accepted. I was offered a shipping label (economy) but I wanted to get my refund faster so I purchased a flat rate expedited shipping label from the post office. Unfortunately, I never did get to the post office the day I created that label (and subsequently added its tracking number to the refund/not as described case I'd opened here on eBay. 


I did manage to get the item shipped and have the new tracking number. The item has arrived according to the USPS tracking number I have, but there doesn't seem to be any place to put the tracking number on the case details. I did add a "note" under the 'purchased items' section of my account but I think that area may just be for my own use - not sure if anyone else sees it. I also sent a message to the seller providing this information to him. Of course he hasn't responded in any way and I only have my tracking number to go by. The case still shows the old tracking number and nothing has escalated, though the device was returned to him at 2PM Sat Oct 3, 2015. 


So where does this put me with my refund status? If the incorrect tracking number is in the case details and there is no way to update that information, am I still protected my eBay's guarantee? I paid nearly $200 for this phone and I'm feeling like I'm being ignored by the seller - and when I go to help/contact on eBay, I have to go through so many steps that all just lead to an article or 'helpful video' ... nothing helps with the problem I have and I don't know how to get ahold of eBay. Can someone please advise me on this? I need to be sure I get my refund and without guidance from 'the powers that be' in eBay, I fear I won't get the refund - and even worse, the seller will have made a profit off of nothing and could likely list the same phone again!


I'm just frustrated and need help. Thanks to anyone who has any advice. 


Here's some screen shots to better explain the problem. I've covered any information about the seller for their protection at this point. Also I added my own descriptive notes in red. Hopefully this helps explain better than my rambling! Thanks again! 








Member To Member Support question

Oct 3, 2015 10:58:33 PM PT

Refunds and Tracking Numbers

I do not speak English well
So to use a translator


  I paid but have not received the Item 


SAMSUNG 850 EVO MZ-75E120B/AM 2.5" 120GB SATA III 3-D Vertical Internal SSD
SAMSUNG 850 EVO MZ-75E120B/AM 2.5" 120GB SATA III 3-D Vertical Internal SSD
Item price$26.00
Item number301729655099
Shipping serviceEconomy Shipping from outside US

Member To Member Support question

Oct 2, 2015 8:58:56 PM PT

Item not received

I have been selling scince 2011 and have recenly come across a problem when I send photos to members in a private message.. I do custom vinyl decals or stickers and I like to send a pic of the custom item completed prior to listing to make sure the buyer is satified with there product. But I take a pic and upload it as a attchment in the message section it shows or of proportion and does not show the image as it was taken.. Tried lowering the size of pic but it keeps doing it... When ever the buyer would click the picture the overlay appears but photo is not correct and show improper size..... I want the buyer to be able to see the decal as it looks not out of porportion... gives a false decsciption when the pic is falsly accuate..... I also tried numerous browsers with the same outcome.....




Correct image porportion....

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eBay message overlay INCORRECT PORPORTION

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Member To Member Support question

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Oct 2, 2015 1:23:02 PM PT

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I go to my Personal Information page and click on Edit my Email address. Then I entered my new address and click continue. I get this:

  Your eBay user id cannot be the same as your email address.

So does anyone know how to resolve this?

Member To Member Support question

Oct 5, 2015 6:59:45 AM PT

Update Email Address

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I didn't win Item number: 252101594461 (Reserve not met) even though I was the highest bidder. After auction finished, item was relisted.

Why is like that?




Member To Member Support question


You can use this android  app i developed named "eBay Seller Profit Calculator".

it calculate the your profit and fees.


would like to hear from your opninion and ideas how to make it even bettter.






eBay Mobile App - Android

So, every morning it does this..and I'm not sure why. It says 31 even though I have 96 listings. Later on in the day, it will say 96. Why does it always say 31 in the mornings?


Selling question

I purchased a lovely porcelain handpainted portrait in a Gutta Percha frame at an estate sale.  The potrait is marked on the back with very faded pencil and a red stamp mark.  The markings are so faded that they are illegible.  I'm hoping someone may recognize the mark on back despite its fading.  The frame is dated 1855 but unsure if the painting dates to the same timeframe.  Thanks for any help you can lend. 

Porcelain Portrait Image 1


Porcelain Portrait Image 2


Collectibles & Art discussion

Please help me id the pattern or the design descriptionDSC07979.JPGDSC07980.JPGDSC07981.JPGDSC07982.JPG

Collectibles & Art discussion

Hi ,

I returned my item and the seller accept it ,below is its massage to me:


Yesterday I sent you a maeesage about the confirmation and you sent me:

You sent a return request


We'll email you when the seller responds to your return request.If you and your seller need more time to work things out, your request will stay open until Nov 13, 2015.
 I have a question that what is the next step or what should I do? do I have to just wait for refund and how long do I have to wait?
                                                                                                                   Thanks for your consideration,
New message from: lilydirect2012 Top Rated Seller(27,556TurquoiseShooting Star)
We have received your return package. We have sent you a mutual agreement to cancel this transaction. Please confirm with ebay and your order will be cancel. Once your package has been cancelled then ebay will automatically refund your payment. If there is anything else we can do please do not hesitate to contact us.

Lily Direct

Member To Member Support question

Oct 3, 2015 10:09:49 AM PT

returning my purchase

DSCF1934.JPGDSCF1935.JPGDSCF1936.JPGDSCF1936.JPGDSCF1937.JPGDSCF1939.JPGDSCF1937.JPGDSCF1942.JPGWe purchased this Native American Doll at an estate sale and they believed it was circa 1905.  We would like help identifying her.  She was handstitched except for repairs to her skirt.  The material is very faded and fragile with many tears in it.  That is how we were able to photograph the bottom of the doll.  No legs at all.  She is missing several tin conchos and her beaded earings may be real unpolished turquoise.  Any and all information would be greatly appreciated.

Collectibles & Art discussion

Oct 3, 2015 12:59:13 PM PT

Help Indentifying Native American Doll



Selling question

Hi I am needing help to identify this print. It is numbered out of 300. It has a watermark of Arches of France. I cannot make out the signature, but am hoping someone on this board can help me out. Thank you in advance.


Collectibles & Art discussion

Hello everyone! Hope you're having a good October so far. Smiley Happy


I've got a few mystery brooches. I know they're old, I'm guessing 1930's, but don't really know. The emerald glass stone brooch is much heavier than it looks. I need your input, thoughts, opinions on these. I'm noticing that these aren't in the best condition.... are they worth listing? Thank you!IMG_8061.JPGIMG_8062.JPGIMG_8063.JPGIMG_8064.JPGIMG_8067.JPG










Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Oct 5, 2015 7:09:22 AM PT

Mystery Brooch TIME!

So this has been sitting on my desk for some time now, and I'm am clueless as to the type of stone-any ideas.

Also age???

Thanks to all that take the time to look/reply






Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Oct 5, 2015 7:02:00 AM PT

Opinions on age and stone I.D. help TIA!

I believe this is older Delft since it is definitely handpainted not transfer ware. It is 15" across. The mark is kind of smudged. Just wondering if anyone has seen this before? Thanks, all! And by the way, I looked in Kovels but with the mark being illegible, it's impossible to know what to look for.


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delft 2.jpg

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Oct 2, 2015 2:10:30 PM PT

Hard to read mark on Delft ware

I recently (about a week & a half ago) won an item and paid for it right after with an eBay gift card.  The seller just contacted me and said that the payment is still pending in their paypal account.  Under the transaction on my paypal it says: paypal.png


Does anybody know what this means? Or how to clear the payment in the sellers account? Thanks! 

Payments question

Oct 2, 2015 2:34:43 PM PT

Pending payment?

Thank you again! My local jewler was able to re-size it and it fits perfectly Smiley Happy 


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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Oct 5, 2015 8:15:00 AM PT

Gauntlettgems, check this out!!



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New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

Hi - I know this is probably a long shot but I have an older belt buckle with a faux scrimshaw insert with appears to have a signature or initials on the bottom.  If anyone can give me any help or point me in some direction, I would really appreciate it!


Thanks in advance for your help, Mary



Antique & Vintage Jewelry by Design

I've looked and looked with loupe and good light and cannot make out what it says, if anything.  The brooch itself is very small and this is just tiny raised area on the back.






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Close-up of mark:


Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group


You can use this android  app i developed named "eBay Seller Profit Calculator".

it calculate the your profit and fees.






Professional eBay Sellers Alliance

Hi, I can't make out this mark on these figurines. I can only read Italy. Can anyone help? Thanks in advance!

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

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1) When a 1944 D is altered to make the first 4 appear to be a 1, the distance between the 9 and the altered 4 is significantly wider than on a genuine 1914 D cent.


2) The slope of the 4 is different between a 1914 cent and a 1944 cent.  An imaginary line drawn down the slope of a genuine 1914 D cent will miss the bottom of the 1 of the 14.   An imaginary line drawn down the slope of a 1944 D cent will intersect the bottom of the 1 of the 14.  


3) The distance between the date and the edge of the coin is different between a 1914 cent and a 1944 cent.   A genuine 1914 date is farther away from the edge than is the 1944 date.


4.  The height of the 4 in both dates is taller than the 1.  In an altered coin, they frequently leave the altered 4 the same height as the final 4.


Here is a sample alteration.  See if you can detect the four items above in this sample.  This one has a "bonus" indicator - see if you notice it.


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Coins & Paper Money discussion

Oct 5, 2015 7:30:17 AM PT

Detecting an altered 1914 D Lincoln Cent

The bottom piece looks like a replacement or add on.



Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Oct 5, 2015 6:25:35 AM PT

Is there a name for this style brooch?

Looking for information on this blue stone LaRel bracelet.  I've had it for many, many years. Clearing out my jewelry box.  How old do you think it is? Prong set crystals?   Any suggestions on taking a better pictures of it?  So many questions.  Thank you.


Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Oct 4, 2015 9:12:25 AM PT

Help w LaRel Bracelet

About 4" tall. Stands on three curled toes. Goofus decoration. Frosted glass.






Thank you


Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion


Dear tlewis0881,

No, u need to contact them. If need be, have them contact me to fill out any paperwork. ive been compensated for my loss. 

Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android

From:"eBay - tlewis0881" <<email address removed per ebay policy>>
DateSmiley Frustratedun, Oct 4, 2015 at 18:39
Subject:Re: tlewis0881 sent a message about Vintage Maytag Dairy Sanitary Cheese Preserver Heavy Glass Square #181818039975

Dear azure639,

I knew they would mess this up - I filed with them, they said they would reimburse me if I reimbursed you. Can you just forward it to my paypal account?

Thank you,

- tlewis0881

From: azure639
To: tlewis0881
Subject: Re: tlewis0881 sent a message about Vintage Maytag Dairy Sanitary Cheese Preserver Heavy Glass Square #181818039975
Sent Date: Oct-04-15 13:40:55 PDT

Dear tlewis0881,

Yes they did. Thanks for checking. I didn't have to file with them either. I think it went back on my card. They should reimburse you.

- azure639

From: tlewis0881
To: azure639
Subject: tlewis0881 sent a message about Vintage Maytag Dairy Sanitary Cheese Preserver Heavy Glass Square #181818039975
Sent Date: Oct-03-15 20:43:28 PDT

Dear azure639,

Did you receive a check for this from FedEx? I returned your money and they were supposed to refund me. Please let me know so I can make a request to have this error fixed.
Thank you,

- tlewis0881
Click the Respond button to reply through Messages, or go to your email to reply

Member To Member Support question

This pottery shell planter measures approximately 7" long, 6" tall, and 4 3/4" wide. It has a light grayish green exterior and coral pink interior and is very glossy. It is unmarked. I found a pinterest page about Gladding Mcbean Catalina Art Ware, and there is a shell piece that appears to be the same shape, but it has a white exterior and turquoise interior. I really think my piece could be Gladding Mcbean, but haven't found much info about the Catalina Art Ware line, or this exact color combo. Is this by GMB in a different line? Thanks for any help!



Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Kidney shaped covered dish with a Smoo knob. 60's maybe? Simple inciced mark GERMANY 208. Gold trim. Speckled glaze in yellow and blue.






Any help is appreciated.


Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

I acquired this chair at an estate sale, as I was struck by its beauty and uniqueness. It was made by the now-defunct Trouvailles Inc, Watertown MA. Can somebody tell me anything about it? For instance, the era it represents and what you would call its design?


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Repro Chair 009.JPG

Collectibles & Art discussion

Oct 4, 2015 1:47:54 PM PT

Looking for Info on Repro Chair

Can anyone tell me what I have? I found this at a local thrift store & while trying to research it have only seen single panels for sale - none sewn together.

Is it a tapestry? Is it valuable?

I appreciate any help












Needle Arts & Vintage Textiles discussion

Oct 2, 2015 4:04:24 PM PT


I have an ebay store & I've seen some other ebay shop owners on facebook who have linked their ebay to the tabs on their facebook business page.
I was told to go to my facebook tab manager & I'd be able to add the link, but I don't have that option.
Do any of you have this & how the heck did you get it in your tabs, please? 
Thanks a million!


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Tools & Apps question

Smiley HappyFound this info on the eBay Announcements page:



Jordan Sweetnam

Jordan Sweetnam

It’s Holiday ramp-up time! We’re excited, and I know a lot of you are too. But—I want to be sure. So we’re kicking it up a notch and announcing something that many of you have personally asked me for: More free—zero insertion fee—listings, starting October 15*.

You also asked for more flexibility with the free listing formats and categories. Done. We expanded the categories so that more of your items qualify for the zero insertion fee allotment.

And, to help make the most of the Holiday selling season, we’ve increased the listing limits for tens of thousands of eBay sellers.

Plus, for those of you who don’t yet have an eBay Stores subscription, there’s a Free Trial Offer that will take your selling game to the next level. It includes a higher monthly allotment of listings—yes—but more importantly, you’ll have access to promotional tools for Holiday selling, and you can dress up your Store home page for the season.

So, here are the details:

Starting on Thursday, October 15, the following price and listing changes will go into effect:

For sellers without an eBay Stores subscription:

  • You’ll get an increased monthly allotment from 20 to 50 zero insertion fee listings for auction-style, or fixed price listings, in nearly all categories†. This increased allotment also replaces the 20 zero insertion fee listings dedicated to auction-style listings in Collectibles categories
  • And, for those of you ready for the next level, you can try a Basic eBay Stores subscription for one month—FREE. But, space is limited, so you’ll have to activate it by October 31. Learn more

For eBay Stores subscribers:

  • Basic-level subscribers will get an increased allotment from 150 to 200 zero insertion fee fixed price listings per month
  • And—for all eBay Stores subscribers—the monthly allotment of 100 additional zero insertion fee auction-style listings will be extended to apply to listings in both Collectibles and Fashion categories**

- See more at: http://announcements.ebay.com/2015/10/sellers-you-asked-for-more-free-listings-and-were-delivering/#sthash.OrZO6AEg.dpuf




A Part-time eBay Sellers Group discussion

I tried contacting the customer who sold me some lights but I havent got a response back from them in over a month. I purchased some HID lights and they came with a 2 year warranty, the lights only lasted me about 8 months and I want to return them so I can get another set. I contacted the seller but have not got any response back. How do I report this to ebay?


Email reference id: [#834521ee30834ffd8fdc48c815c726a0#]


Dear 2453dee,

I purchased some light bulbs from you on Dec 31 of 2014 and both bulbs have since burned out. The second bulb just went out this Saturday so I am now back with my stock bulbs back in. Can you please let me know what i need to do in order to take advantage of your 2 year warranty since it has only been 9 months since my purchase. If you need proof I can send you photos of the burned out bulbs. Here is my contact number if you need to get a hold of me (559)356-7489
The lights i purchased were for my 2007 tahoe

55w 3000K 55watt 4000K 5000K 6000K 10000k HID XENON KIT FOR ALL LIGHT BULB blue
( 301209961116 )

- mrsmonruva
55w 3000K 55watt 4000K 5000K 6000K 10000k HID XENON KIT FOR ALL LIGHT BULB blue
55w 3000K 55watt 4000K 5000K 6000K 10000k HID XENON KIT FOR ALL LIGHT BULB blue
Item Id:301209961116
End time:Oct-01-15 21:38:26 PDT
mrsmonruva (36)
100.0% Positive Feedback
Member since Jul-07-06 in United States
Location: CA, United States
Listing Status:This message was sent while the listing was active.

Member To Member Support question

Oct 5, 2015 11:57:54 AM PT

Warranty issue



191678543663 - Price: US $31.00


hello can you send me another invoice on my e-mail please !!!!

Member To Member Support question

Oct 5, 2015 12:16:23 PM PT

can i get invoice ?

I recently sold some laptop memory and and unfortunately found the following information after I mailed it out. I got the following information from BadBuyerList.org... I did a check on a company named AXLAO because I noticed it was part of my buyers mailing address.. It seems that eBay allows users to use mailing addresses that have had prior problems with sellers and are actually businesses not individuals... What I found is that AXLAO which is a company at 70 McCullough Drive, New Castle DE,19720 has amassed a large number of complaints for reporting non-delivery of items most of which are computer memory. What this company does is... register as an individual user on eBay and then purchase numerous memory items on eBay in a short time period, then reports them undelivered and collects refund from sellers through eBay buyer protection. When eBay finally catches up to them they just open up another user account with the same address but make up another fake PO box number and contunue ripping off sellers.

Selling discussion

Ok folks, Check This out.  The NEW (scam to me) with Pay Pal.   I sold a bunch of codes for Xbox live subscriptions.  Everything going well until the "Unauthorized Payments" started coming through from Pay Pal.  Here's how it works.  Buyer buys code, leaves positive feedback, which means they confirm they got.  Then buyer re-sells them.  Then they open a claim with Pay Pal  as unauthorized charge on credit card.  Pay Pal asks me for evidence of proof of shipment.  Sent them copy of message with code sent through E-Bay messages, copy of transcript with Microsoft verifying when the code was redeemed, copy of the postive feedback that buyer left.  Get home today and find message from Pay Pal stating they gave him his money back.  Now according to Pay Pal, as of July 1, 2015 E-Bay messages is acceptable form of tracking / shipping information.  This is in the Pay Pal buyer user agreement as well as verbally told to my by the chargeback department.  Can someone please explain how a buyer can leave positive feedback stating that everything is great and then get their money back?  Ebay says, well we'll look into it, but rest assured we will give you your $2.37 back for the transaction.  WOW that is awesome, thank you so much.  What about the money i'm out for the purchase of the code.  Response, Sorry.  Now the kicker, The person does not file a claim with ebay, they go straight to pay pal, they dont say any of the information (account, credit card) has been stolen or compromised, just that they didnt authorize the charge.  Boom, Pay Pal gives them their money back.  What a great thing.  So I called Pay Pal and they send this response in an email.


Thank you for contacting PayPal Customer Support. My name is Taylor and I am happy to assist you. When reviewing your account, I saw that there was a chargeback that had been opened through the buyer's bank. they supersede anything PayPal does, so the original cases you saw closing out had to be closed. The new chargebacks are still opened and you are not out any money. At this time, the money is still on hold. I do greatly apologize for the confusion. If you have any other questions, please feel free to give us a call  and ask to speak to our disputes department because they deal with all of our chargeback cases. I hope you have a wonderful weekend!


Thank you for being part of the PayPal community.

PayPal Customer Solutions


Buyers bank supersedes anything Pay Pal does.  **bleep**??????

Selling discussion

I purchased an item and paid for priority mail. The item instead was sent with fedex ground that took 5 days to arrive instead of 2-3 days with priority mail. The seller also shipped the item late so the item arrived 5 days later then it was supposed to. By the time I received the item I no longer had a use for it.. In the item details it says the seller does not accept returns. Is it wrong to open up a case or what should I do in this situation? What are your opinions?

Bidding & Buying discussion

I am selling Calvin Klein Euphoria. It is listed on here by lots of other people, some newer members than me. Why are mine taken down every time and their's are not? Starting to feel like Amazon.

I can prove they are from an authorised supplier.

Selling discussion

Have a bag that someone wants to return.

Ebay giving away defects like Haloween Candy makes me hesitant to accept it. 

How can a bag "not Fit" ? The strap on the Coach is not adjustable - yet a 21" drop was stated in the listing. It is a cross  body bag.


This bag is becoming like the plague to me. This will be the second return. The last one claimed it smelled like cigarettes - impossible it was in A/C storage for 5 years. 

Seriously wondering if ebay is worth the effort. 


To return ? Do I get a defect? 



Fashion discussion

Have a bag that someone wants to return.
Ebay giving away defects like Haloween Candy makes me hesitant to accept it.
How can a bag "not Fit" ? The strap on the Coach is not adjustable - yet a 21" drop was stated in the listing. It is a cross body bag.

This bag is becoming like the plague to me. This will be the second return. The last one claimed it smelled like cigarettes - impossible it was in A/C storage for 5 years.
Seriously wondering if ebay is worth the effort.

To return ? Do I get a defect? I have had to fight defects I have been given - one said they did not receive a package - I had a signed receipt from two weeks before they complained. My error was using lower cae letter in the tracking.  So amidst clearing it up in 10 minutes and guess what the guy had a signed receipt I still got a defect. Then there was the alleged buyers remorse - smell " issue. Still have one because a package was knocked about while being shipped by USPS and a candlestick broke- The buyer did not inform the post office and accused me of sending him a broken item. The box had a hole in it. He did not report it to the post office and sent it back in another box. I feel so burned. Have sepnt at least 4 hours with ebay getting this off. Lost my Power Seller too. Sigh 


Shipping & Returns discussion

I was just wondering,  when a defect is removed are the associated DSR's removed also?


I recently had a defect removed because the buyer made an error, but when I run a report the dsr is still there.

Selling discussion

Oct 3, 2015 9:41:23 AM PT

Defects & DSR's

Is a seller allowed to be unfairly rude to me and block me from buying their items when I haven't done anything to them? This seller actually ignored my questions and then blocked me from buying their stuff all together. Rudest person I've ever seen on ebay! 

Bidding & Buying question

Averaging about 1 NON payer  per week and the real holidays are not even here yet.  This is Getting really to be a silly site to post anything on anymore.  It's becoming the worst I seen it in 15 years of me on Ebay. .   I spend more time waiting and relisting and Blocking People.    2nd U should be able to post Neg. Feedback for Dead Beat Buyers.  It would cut down on all this wasted time and effort.  Its getting to the Point I would rather sell elsewhere and get better response.  U can post  a bad feedback to them for not completing the sale before UPI ends  But, no one really sees it cause they all show up Positive feedbacks.   Each year this is getting worse and worse.    Then  if the buyer decides to wait to the very last day of the EBAY UPI  The seller is still expected to quickly get the item out  within 1 day to still stay a TOP rated seller?????   After waiting a total of  4 to 5 days or more???     Otherwise, the seller will not  get the 20% savings and discounts.  The seller really stands to loose here. Basically at the buiyers beck in calls whenever they decide they want to pay???      In My Eyes DEAD BEATS are DEAD BEATS.   All U can do Is Block them for Not paying.  They can Open up another Ebay site or through a friend in an Hour or so.  MY BLOCKED list  is about 100 or so now and where does it end??    Or should I say How much more can I put in there before I can't anymore??         **********     NOTE:      ****** Thanks On all the Gr8 Responses!!!    I do always let Ebay do the UPI for me. Its Automatic.   Just wears thin on me after while.  And Most times I already repost the ITEM before it closes.  If I hear nothing in 2 to 3 days which I post in each of my auctions. Sorry your loss.  Blocked and reposted.     I do send the buyer 1 to 2 messages about payment just before the UPI starts. Once it starts most of the time your item is reposted and your blocked.  I do not have time anymore to keep waiting 5 plus days anymore. If U bid on it and won it And do not reply to me at all in 3 days its history. for the buyer.  There has to be some sort of end to bidding and not paying.  

Member To Member Support question

Hello, I am a newbie who has a question regarding the free auction style promotions.  I took advantage of the 1,000 free offered a couple weeks and listed some things.  With some of these listings I later revised them altering the layout of my item description and/or add photos.  I've come to learn that I was charged .25 for each of these revision.  What?  That doesn't seem fair at all.  The customer service rep I spoke with said I didn't read all the details of the promo which I admit -- I didn't.  I just could never have imagined they'd make extra bucks by charging for revisions.


Anyway, the rep was nice enough to credit me for these charges -- BUT, I forgot to ask them if all promos are the same re: revisions?



Selling discussion

 Can negative feedback be removed if the trading partner is no longer a registered member of Ebay?

Member To Member Support question

Sorry if I am out of the loop, but I just went to mail a "medium flat rate package" and the cost was up over a dollar increase. Did I miss something?? Did the USPS prices go up October 1, 2015 or is it a glitch in Ebay's system!! I hope the latter, postage is already killing sales!

Shipping & Returns discussion

Oct 2, 2015 1:38:48 PM PT

USPS cost increase? October 1, 2015???

I recently received a coupon in my eBay inbox for $20 off a purchase of $100 or more for being a loyal eBay customer during its 20th aniversary. I bid on an item and by the time the auction was over, the coupon had expired! It was literally only valid for four (4) days. How is that supposed to be a eBay doing me a favor? Instead, I now need to cancel a transaction because I cannot afford the product- which is going to anger the seller- and I am angry because I am not getting to use the coupon and I am afraid the seller is going to leave me negative feedback. I've been a member for 14 years with 100% feedback as a buyer and seller and the eBay customer support team didn't seem to sympathize with me at all. I am disappointed in eBay.

Bidding & Buying discussion

Oct 3, 2015 8:11:40 PM PT

eBay's misleading $20 coupon - AVOID

Just wondering if it was possible to have something shipped to my local post office so I could go pick it up instead of having it shipped straight to my house.

Shipping & Returns discussion

I ordered it from China and the seller asked me to wait but now I can't open a refund case. I dont know what to do, the item wasnt very expensive but now I will have to buy a second one and by the time i buy the second one it will have added up. is there anything i can do? The seller was tapehair

My Account discussion

Oct 4, 2015 12:40:34 PM PT

My item never arrived. Too late to complain

I sold an old broken iPhone 4 for $15. I shipped the item like I normally do and I definitely remembered to put the phone in the envelope along with my thank you for purchasing letter and packing slip. However I received a detailed message about what the buyer intended to do if he didn't receive his $15 back within 24 hours. Since I can't post a screen shot I'll copy the text of what he said.

New message from: ****** (18Yellow Star)
This is your address correct?
"Types my business return address*
you have 24 hours to give me my money you **bleep**ing bustard am a retired old man from the army and i stole a machine gun while serving for my country i have nothing to loose trust me, you son of a **bleep** send me an empty envelope if you dont give me my money back i will be taking a bus tomorrow i will arrive to this address and i will be shooting everybody there i dont care who is in there am used to seeing heads and arm all around me you think i still my money, you want to report me to the police you can report me to hell for all i care are you out of you mind i clearly ask you if you were going to send the **bleep**ing phone go ahead and try me, i will see you in a couple of days the reason why i aint taking a plane is because the wound let me take my machine gun."

I have no idea what set this guy off. I definitely shipped the phone with the envelope. When he won the auction, he asked if I would still ship it because it sold for such a low price, to which I replied yes because that's the point of me selling it. I didn't care that it sold for only 15. I just wanted to get rid of it. and ive since done my research on the scam that is how buyers say the receive empty packages and almost always eBay sides with the buyer. This will most likely be my last selling transaction on eBay. This has definitely rubbed me the wrong way. However, I'd be glad to refund his $15 but he has already opened a dispute with eBay, so they decide If he gets a refund AND he has left negative feedback (my first ever negative feedback I'll add). So I'm extremely upset. He didn't even give me time to respond. Plus he is making death threats. What do you think I should do? I'm curious to see if anything remotely similar has ever happened to any of you. Between the rising eBay selling fees and insane buyers, I'm not sure if I'll ever use eBay again. Thanks.

Selling discussion

I am from India. I purchased item from ebay.com made payment throught credit card. I did not receive the item in mentioned time period. Before the expiry of time limit i have contacted seller through messages from ebay contact seller option. First he requested me to wait for few days. I mailed him again after 2 weeks. He said he will resend the item. I said i dont mind if resending the product and requested him to provide tracking. But after that he stopped responding to my messages. Now when i called ebay customer India they are saying i have to contact ebay usa as it is purchased in ebay.com and they do not have any details with them. When trying to file dispute on ebay.com am getting a message that am from India so i have to contact ebay.in . am struck in a loop between ebay.in and ebay.com. Please someone let me know the procedure to solve this issue.


I followed this procedure:


My ebay > Purchase history > More actions > I didn't receive it >  after selecting the item , iam getting a message am from ebay India so i have to contact ebay India for this.


When i called ebay India they are saying as the item is purchased from ebay.com USA so i have to call ebay USA customer care.


I made payment through credit card . processed through paypal but am not a registered member of paypal.


Can anyone provide me dispute section or contact us email of ebay.com (USA)

Member To Member Support question

Oct 2, 2015 9:55:59 PM PT

Item not received.

pls help, I sold the phone, but the buyer has not paid, but Ebay sent me an invoice 20 Dolar. what should I do?

Member To Member Support question

Oct 4, 2015 11:15:37 PM PT

Final Value fee

if I have the high bid on an item but don't feel like my max bid is high enough can I raise my max bid and not raise the current bid? Thank you 

Member To Member Support question

Oct 4, 2015 2:08:30 PM PT

Max bid

How do I see what my eBay gift card balance is?

Member To Member Support question

I'm sorry but I dont speak english very well.

I mean, Do you charge additional cost in auction "buy it now" if I would like to make changes in the prices.


Member To Member Support question

Oct 2, 2015 1:42:59 PM PT

fees in change price in auctions

Well, I finally bought and received an item that doesn't match the photos (probably due to drop shipping--another reason to go with the little guy).  The photo in the listing is totally different design on the t-shirt than received.  I would like a full refund--item price + shipping because I never would have ordered and paid for this if the photo was of the t-shirt that I actually received.  I ask of the sellers on here, should my first step be to do a "return this item" in my purchase history indicating "photo doesn't match item"?  Also, should I add a photo of the item I received when first making the return request?  It's obvious it's different.


The reason I ask, is that I am still not real clear on the returns process.  By requesting a return through eBay (by "return this item" drop down tab in my purchase history), is this just sending the request to the seller directly (similar to "contact member")?  And then if they don't respond or refuse a refund, only then will eBay open up a case if I want to pursue the return?


I very much want to know the specifics since I'm a new seller.  I've yet to have a return request, but I know that's just a matter of time.  I'd like to understand the process better.  What I've read here indicates that the way to request a return is through the "return this item" form, but before using it I want to make sure that it is just a way to contact the seller with your request.  After all, that does seem like the courteous first step.  


It seems like eBay is wanting to take over the whole returns process for sellers.  Does a returns request automatically put a ding on your record if it's done this way?


Would love to hear input from other sellers about ebay's new return policies.  


IN more searching found this, which really clarified things:  "Starting in February 2016, sellers will only receive a returns-related defect if eBay has to help resolve a returns issue, and the resolution is in favor of the buyer. The buyer’s reason for returning an item will no longer count as a defect as long as you successfully resolve a return request with the buyer without asking eBay for help."   


So, before Feb 2016, if one of my buyers goes to eBay first instead of contacting me about a return, does that mean I will get an automatic defect?


Shipping & Returns question

Oct 2, 2015 3:09:35 PM PT

"Return this item"

 I recently purchased an item that came with two batteries. One of the batteries turned out to be defective. I contacted the seller and was told to contact the manufacturer and have them determine that said battery is defective. Then contact the seller again with the name and info of the person I spoke to at the manufacturing company so, they could  in turn call the company and verify what I had reported ( to the seller). Then if they learned the battery was defective they'd replace it. I'd like to change the feedback that I left the seller. Can I do that and should I do it?

Member To Member Support question

Oct 2, 2015 5:13:07 PM PT

revising feedback

I buoght an item and took more than 40 days,

so i opend a case with the seller asking me wait more 20 days.

but at the end the case was automaticaly closed and the item did not arrive yet it is almost 70 days and the seller is not responding to my emals.

Please can you helpe on what to do to make ebay step in and solve my problems.



Member To Member Support question

Oct 4, 2015 3:39:17 AM PT

Re-open a closed case

As a seller, where do I send the item after the auction ends and the buyer pays when using the global shipping option?

Member To Member Support question

i forgot which account I use how can I found out?

Member To Member Support question

Oct 4, 2015 7:26:53 AM PT


If Ichange the number of days or schedule a listing or change the shipping choice my listing will go back to the start three or four or five times.


Is this just me?  Everything has taken three times longer than it should have.  Is it me, Satuday or what?  


By the way, I've complained to eBay.  Total waste of my time.

Selling question

Oct 3, 2015 6:02:45 PM PT

Frustrated with Listing

Item was received damaged in Romania. Had been shipped from Erlanger via UPS. I have pictures. I have refunded the buyer. I want to receive compensation for the damaged product and my domestic shipping cost.

Member To Member Support question

Can you add more than 12 photos? if yes how and how much?

Member To Member Support question

Oct 3, 2015 2:35:52 PM PT


how long do  i wait before cancelling an order for non payment on an auction sale?

Member To Member Support question

Oct 3, 2015 12:15:41 PM PT

cancelling a sale








Member To Member Support question

Oct 2, 2015 5:55:20 PM PT


my rewards cert expired 11-2-2015 is it too late to redeem

Member To Member Support question

Oct 4, 2015 7:04:38 AM PT


i wanted to have International site visibility on one of my items, but i noticed that it cost $0.50, i remember i selected the same for $0.20.
so what makes it change? is that based on the price of the thing i'm trying to sell? or what? thank you

Selling question

Oct 3, 2015 2:08:03 PM PT

International site visibility

Will I get charged a fee when it renews? Even if I have free listing spots available?


Thank you!

Selling question

Oct 3, 2015 5:03:46 PM PT

GTC listings, how does it work?

I sold an item on ebay with no shipping, local pick up only.  Yet, and out of state buyer purchased the item and they will pay for shipping via UPS.  What's the best way to handle this situation and add this cost to the transaction via ebay/paypal?

Shipping & Returns question


I have looked everywhere on the ebay site. Some of the ones that came up in google search looked a little suspect. How do you know what you are clicking on?





Tools & Apps discussion

Oct 4, 2015 2:02:26 AM PT

where do i go to download turbo lister?

after i sell an item i would like the buyers email to show.

now all it says is contact member under their name.  help

Selling question

When Ebays Global center wont support and item whats best USPS alternative?


Shipping & Returns question

Thank you for your prompt action. Anyhow, the money has not been credited to my account yet.

Member To Member Support question

Oct 4, 2015 10:11:37 PM PT

Case # 5090703893:

 How do you make another offer on something after you've Already made three and it doesn't let you anymore 

Member To Member Support question

Oct 4, 2015 5:03:35 PM PT

Best offer

Is there a way to ship overseas and provide a tracking number? I mean outside of the GSP Ebay has. I have lost some sales from United Kingdom because the shipping cost are so high for them with the GSP. Most times I can ship it cheaper myself. Thank you.

Shipping & Returns question

Oct 2, 2015 7:16:04 PM PT


that prices have sunk so the lowest ever? by the tine one pays fees it isn't worth it anymore. i sold a book -dumbly overseas and made a whole 19 cents after fees, not going to do that anymore, it all started with if youd on't get this many sales youw on't be top rated- sellers were desperate for sales- kept lowering price that now  is ridiculous.. things that sold only a year ago are now so low. . does anyone else feel the same?

Selling question

Hello all,


I have a few months ago bought two items from a seller in China and after having waited 6 weeks (shipping usually takes time to reach my country), I opened a case (27 Aug) to let him/her know I haven't received the item.


He/she told me to wait for a few more days as the items could have been stuck at some point.. I gave it a few more weeks, still nothing. So I contacted the seller on 25 Sept to ask for a refund as I never got the items after all this time.


I got no response from them and a few days later the case got closed with eBay stating that they didn't hear from me.


Now I contacted the seller again to request for a refund, still no response. There are no options in MyEbay to leave feedback, appeal on that case as eBay states in its Help pages and I'm always being redirected to the community for answers.


So please, I would like some advice on how to proceed in such scenarios. It's the first time I'm encountering such a situation despite making purchases on eBay for years now.


Thank you


P.S You'll find attached screen shots of the conversation with the seller.

Member To Member Support question

I've been Ebaying for a loooong time and rarely do I have issues. However, Monday or Tuesday I used "Buy It Now" on an item. I haven't expected it the mail yet, but I paid immediately and there was no communiation from seller. I sent a message couple days later, no response. The item still wasn't updated to shipping  Sent another message... no reponse. Their feed back has two stars - of course positive  Listing dtates 1-2 day shipping from sale.  what can I do? its now been 5 days.

Member To Member Support question

Oct 3, 2015 12:14:31 PM PT

"Bought it Now" No communication from Buyer

If I print mailing labels through ebay for priority mail, are they using the retail rate or the commercial rate?  Thanks!

Shipping & Returns question


Member To Member Support question

Oct 3, 2015 12:23:01 PM PT