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Motors discussion

Need help if anyone knows who made this stem or maybe the pattern of etching?20141029_181855.jpg20141029_181905.jpg

Collectibles & Art discussion

This isn't right is it?

There are also repeat winning bidders that leave the same positive feedback.

Also, the current bid is not the same on the item listing vs the bid history.  It's lower on the history.



30-Day Summary
Total bids: 370
Items bid on: 335
Bid activity (%) with this seller: 100% Help
Bid retractions: 0
Bid retractions (6 months): 0

Bidding & Buying discussion

Oct 31, 2014 12:49:22 PM PT

Shill type activity

Hi All,


I am hoping someone can tell me what this signature says on this bowl and maybe something about it.  


These are the best pictures I can get.  


Any help is appreciated !



Thank you,














Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion



Good morning everyone.



New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!



Getting creative with my son's dog, Fenway ~ a Bernese Mountain dog!




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Halloween Pumpkin animated gifs - Drawings - Animated Gifs - Halloween Animated Gifs

New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

I'm sure there are some of you from "walnut" areas here.  Have you ever seen a 3 seam walnut?  Got one in a package couple years ago.  All the others were 2 seam.  I've looked pn line and only found 2 seam.  Do I have a "lucky walnut"?  I may shellac it and make a pendant!!!! I would really appreciate an answer! You know--One of those little things that drive you crazy!




Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Oct 28, 2014 10:27:56 PM PT

Kind of OT Walnuts

Found these 2 unusual things at same place & bought them; even though I have no idea what they are!

Can anyone tell me what the heck this 1st thing is? A incense holder? (But made of wood?) - Maybe it meant rupees, but it had a $138 price tag on the bottom!

2nd is obviously a carved & painted statue holding a mirror - but googling that turns up nothing!  Can someone give me a different name or description to try?

Also, I assume she is from India or Hindu because of the jewel in on her forehead, but she is also naked - which made me think 'native' or Hawaiian (I don't know why Hawaiian, it's what came to mind!) - Isn't that unusual, even as a joke?

Thank you!










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Collectibles & Art discussion

Never saw this before. There's usually a dash after "Your terms" on these notices.

When I asked the buyer what they meant by "contract terms" she said it had been

auto-inserted on the offer screen and she had no idea what "contract terms" means.

Frankly, in this context, I don't know what it means either.

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Selling discussion


Hope everyone has a bit o' fun whatever you're doing today.

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Oct 31, 2014 2:30:10 AM PT


oy pumpkin face


Oy! What a face! You've grown so much! 

New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

The witching hour is almost here ~ Friday, October 31st is Halloween!


Do you have plans?  Party?  Funny costumes?  Funny pictures?  Decorations?  Post them here!  I'll start....


Getting creative with my son's dog, Fenway ~ a Bernese Mountain dog!




IMG_6115.jpeg  :smileyvery-happy:


Halloween Pumpkin animated gifs - Drawings - Animated Gifs - Halloween Animated Gifs

Part-time eBay Sellers discussion

Oct 29, 2014 9:16:05 AM PT

Happy Halloween ~ Eeeeek, It's A Ghost!

A gorgeous addition to my engraved collection

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Its Edwardian, and the condition is amazing! Thankyouthankyouthankyou!

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Oct 29, 2014 7:48:24 PM PT

Wow, Amy/Dream Peddler! It came!

I was just getting ready to list this set (on another venue) when it struck me how beautiful it is.

So artistic, so well crafted, so...American!

And I'm recalling the many times I passed-by Renoir at the sales because it had no bling, no sparkle, it didn't interest me.

In checking completed auctions it seems to me this jewelry is terribly undervalued.

I'm pricing it pretty high so I'll probably get to keep it!





Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Oct 29, 2014 4:32:30 PM PT

My New Love? Matisse Renoir


Fashion discussion

I purchased these earrings today and need to know if Vendome was ever spelled without the "e" on the end?  Don't know if these , well I do know they are older, but it looks like there would have been room for the e    Thanks,  Carolyn


Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Join us for our monthly listing contest and challenge.  This month's theme is 'Turkey Talk'.  List anything that you think fits the theme of a Turkey.  Whether it's related to Thanksgiving, Fall, Golf, WKRP or something that is really ugly, if it makes you think turkey then it'll do!  If the theme fits you must it list!


Here are a few rules to listing:

1. 'LFVS' (Lilo's Fardville Sale) in the title for search purposes.

2. 7 Day Auction Format must be used.  You may add BIN

3. Auctions start @ $8.88.  BIN's must be a fardie number. Ex: $12.12, $18.18, $33.33, etc

4. Use an official Contest Logo in the description. Logo at end of this post.

5. Auctions must be started on November 1st or 2nd, eBay time (PDT).

6. Please add the following disclaimer to your listing:   This auction is  part of Lilo's Fardville Monthly Contest.  LFVS is an eBay recognized group of sellers that promote community values. 


The winner of the contest is the listing that ends at the highest price above the original start price.  Winner gets bragging rights and can pick the theme for next month.   We LOVE IT when a listing fits the theme!


So dig through your boxes and find all those items you think are real turkeys!


Here's the Logo:



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Selling discussion


Collectibles & Art discussion

Oct 29, 2014 8:41:39 PM PT

what is this mark, is it silver?

We had this sword in our basement forever.  I don't know what it is?  Can anyone help?  Measures 28" long 22 1/2 to that hook piece.  It has a groove down the blade. It has that hook piece with a circle on the top.  I don't see any marks, but there is alot of rust that it may be under if I knew where to look.  Thanks in advance for any advice. P1130647.JPGP1130652.JPG

Selling question

Oct 30, 2014 2:23:57 AM PT

I have a sword and I don't know what it is?


My Account question

Oct 29, 2014 9:41:23 PM PT

I would appreciate some help on this item.

Anybody know anything about these toothbrushes? I can't find them anywhere (well there is one on E-bay Belgium for sale).

Are they banned or something? I can't imagine they're that rare, I found two brand new ones at GW today.





Home & Garden discussion

Oct 30, 2014 12:47:09 PM PT

Dental Revolution DR32

Needing information on small green tea/coffee cups there are no markings on them anywhere, They are beautiful little cup and seem to be quite old. any information would be helpful, thanks.DSC04740.JPG

Tools & Apps question

Oct 29, 2014 1:17:40 PM PT

Need information on green coffee/tea cups

Not sure if the font or design is right but this is my first Gucci scarf.  Appears to have hand rolled edges.  Feels silky.  No tag  42 inches long and 14" wide.  The actual color is maroon but shows purple in the photo.  sorry bag lighting.  The ends are not rolled, only the sides.

  If authentic how do I tell if vintage?  Thanks much!


Selling question

Oct 30, 2014 1:24:21 PM PT

Is this an authentic Gucci scarf

I have been to the usual sites but there is little if no information. I have this Christmas tree brooch with what seems to be real pearls. The only other thing research has brought me, is that someone sold a brooch listed with cultured pearls.  Hoping to pick someone's brain for more info....Thanks :smileyhappy:




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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Oct 30, 2014 8:58:13 AM PT

Anyone familiar with Rapallo Jewelry?

My grandmother had this plate in her belongings. The signature resembles Sevres but looks to be too sloppy. There is also a signature on the front that I cannot make out. Any help with the origin of this plate would be greatly appreciated.20141031_125113.jpg20141031_125207.jpg

Collectibles & Art discussion

Oct 31, 2014 11:19:35 AM PT

Small plate with SEVRES style signature?

This pottery stein is 11" X 6" and weighs approx 4 lbs.100_3274.JPG100_3276.JPG100_3278.JPG100_3279.JPG100_3280.JPG

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Oct 29, 2014 9:58:26 PM PT

Help ID big stein

I tried Doty's website but couldn't identify this pattern? Thanks in advance

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Oct 29, 2014 10:22:13 AM PT

Pattern of this Carnival Glass Bowl?

Hello ladies! Please offer any info on these laces I picked up today, ie: handmade vs. machine, age, origin. I would so appreciate the help! The one with the houses... is that a collar? It wouldn't encircle a neck... do I only have a part of something? Both ends are finished on it. It's so lovely! Is it Asian? And I find the hankie so unusual. I'm not even sure if it should actually be called a hanky, it's really an invitation to tea. How sweet!



Needle Arts & Vintage Textiles discussion

Oct 31, 2014 1:39:08 PM PT

Antique laces and an unusual hankie

Liquor and tumbler glasses, little angled cuts along the edges. Some are gilded, others are not. Very beautifully made. Wondering if any ideas about maker or style or keywords? Appreciate any direction. Thanks! 

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Home & Garden discussion

I like to use Club Aluminum as they are easy to clean, no teflon to deal with (usually, some recent "Classic" pots did have teflon), and cooks food more evenly than typical cheaper pots and pans plus it doesn't rust like cast iron. There's a reason some of them are still selling over $50 used on eBay.  Quite often when I go to yard sales, garage sales, flea market, and Goodwill I keep an eye out for them. I also check eBay for once in a while bargain price.  In all the time I've checked and watched, the dutch oven were always 3 quart or bigger in size.


A few days ago I found what seemed like a very small dutch oven.  Measuring 7.5" by 3" tall and calculated at about 115 cu in which comes to about 2 quarts max. It looks absolutely tiny next to my 3 and 4 quart dutch ovens and even some of the pots with handles I have.


top view of the dutch oven


side view of the dutch oven


bottom view


Since I had never seen small dutch oven even on eBay, I was wondering if it could be a display model or something? This one barely covers the *small* burner and without the usual handle I'd have to use mittens to hold it or move it. But there'd be risk of catching my mitten on fire if I tried to hold it while stirring something so that's why I thought at first it wasn't regular production dutch oven.


Information on the defunct Club Aluminim (and Mirro who bought them years ago) line is scare on internet.  I still haven't figured what all sizes and styles have been released.

Home & Garden discussion


Collectibles & Art discussion


Is this some kind of homemade cannon like a father to a son or is it part of a toy? No brands or symbols present, it has 12,5cm long.


Collectibles & Art discussion

Hi about 2month ago  I ordered an item have not received my item. I'll never get? please help me ore turn my money back


http://www.ebay.com/itm/Women-Winter-Slim-Coat-Double-Breasted-Lapel-Wool-Outwear-Trench-Coat-Size-S-XXL/111449195366?_trksid=p2045573.c100033.m2042&_trkparms=aid%3D111001%26algo%3DREC.SEED%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D25223%26meid%3Da634fe14431b4cec89b262d851ecfea3%26pid%3D100033%26prg%3D10631%26rk%3D3%26rkt%3D4%26sd%3D361053549742        that s the winter women coat I ordered 

I will not order the clothes you never if you didn't receive my item

Shipping & Returns question

Oct 31, 2014 7:18:17 AM PT

din't received my item...pleas help me


Can someone tell me if this is some kind of print or some kind of drawing? Can someone identify the signature?DSC_7148.JPGDSC_7150.JPG

Collectibles & Art discussion

Oct 30, 2014 3:27:23 PM PT

Is this a print or some kind of drawing?


I have a really nice large scarf that is labeled Roberta di Camerino.  I have no idea if her scarves are ever counterfeited, but the tags are Chinese.


So - 2 questions -


1 - Are these ever faked, and if so, do you think this one is fake?




2 - Can anyone read the characters to tell me what the fabric content is?  I have tried to research it, but no luck.


Thank you so much in advance!




Fashion discussion

Oct 30, 2014 8:19:10 AM PT

Roberta di Camerino Scarf - Need Some Help

So I picked these two little guys up today at a local resale shop (hence sticker residue in one pic).  I can't seem to find anything about them.  I've dug through Google and eBay and haven't even found a pic of either of them.  Anyone on here got any ideas?  The kissing bunnies one has a marking/signature on the bottom but I can't find anything about it.  The other one doesn't have any markings on it but based on the appearance appears to be by the same artist.  They look green in the pic but are actually more blue/teal than green.  


I don't know if these are handmade by someone in art class (would have to be very skilled) or if these are a famous and rare piece of porcelain.  If anyone's got any info please let me know.


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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Oct 30, 2014 9:38:04 PM PT

Help Identifying Porcelain Rabbit/Bunny

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Toys & Hobbies discussion

I've done an internet search in the last hour or so and have not found anything that references a triangle with an M inside next to "sterling"  I have front/back pictures, although slightly blurry ... any information would be greatly appreciated.


Thanks so much for all the wisdom what is shared here!



Antique & Vintage Jewelry by Design

I have 2 ceramic Santas that look like twins, but one is marked Betty Lou Nichols and the other is marked Johanna Calif.  My  Santa planter is marked Betty Lou but I have seen the same Santa planter on ebay marked Johanna.  I've googled both companies but have found no connection between the two.  I guess I'm just curious about the markings. 



Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

The cameo you see was my grandmothers.   Unfortunatley it was stolen during a home break-in.  We've been looking for a couple years for any similar or idential cameo's to try and replace it, but nothing has ever come close.  Does anyone have any ideas who designed it? Where else to search for this cameo?  Any ideas or suggestions is appreciated.  Thank you.




Jewelry & Gemstones discussion

Picked up two D & B Bags at a moving sale both for less that $6.00 total.  From my research they both appear to to be the real thing.  This bag was made in China.  Any input is appreciated.





Fashion discussion

I know there used to be a board for vintage textiles but I couldn't find it now.  If there is a more appropriate board for posting this, please let me know.


Lovely old quilt, approx. 90 by 72 in.,  but much of the appliqued fabric is worn thin or totally worn away.  Could anyone tell me the pattern name and if it is worth anything in this condition?







Antiques discussion

Hello everyone.

I'm on here today to try and solve a family mystry.The images shown of an ink set was always said to be Nantgarw but further investigation said it sisn't now thats unfortunate (for us) but that leaves the mystry of what is or by whome this piece was made.


Just hoping we can solve this and put the assumtion to rest.






Collectibles & Art discussion

Oct 31, 2014 9:44:23 AM PT

Help with pottery identification


Need some help here... is there a technical therm for this? It's an identification number of a deposit safe of a portuguese bank. Could this be on bronze? ThanksDSC_7092.JPGDSC_7093.JPG

Collectibles & Art discussion

Oct 30, 2014 3:13:50 PM PT

Is there a technical therm for this?


This looks like a "negative" for comics scenes from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, but i don't know its techical name or what they are or even the origin.

Please help. It has 11,5cm x 11cm.DSC_7152.JPG


Collectibles & Art discussion

Oct 30, 2014 3:37:46 PM PT

TMNT Comics Balloons Acetate? Whats this?

Can anyone tell me if this is an authentic Gucci scarf?  Not sure if the font is correct?  It has hand rolled edges on the sides, feels silky.  42" long and 14" wide  Actual color is maroon (poor lighting for photo).  If authentic is it vintage or is there a resource to determine age?  Thanks (its my first Gucci--I hope)Gucci.jpg

Fashion discussion

Oct 30, 2014 1:28:14 PM PT

Is this authentic Gucci scarf

Is this an authentic Rambler bag?

Thanks :smileyhappy:002.JPG




Fashion discussion

Oct 31, 2014 6:15:39 AM PT

Coach check please

Is it just an import mark or do you know if this is a specific maker? Thanks!! Lori


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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Oct 31, 2014 4:37:22 PM PT

SJ 925 mark?

Looking for any information at these pieces.  the larger piece with the chain is part of the "necklace" but my aunt put a chain through it for a bracelet.  She picked these pieces up in some little store way back when.  At any rate, we are looking for any info.  the green stones have the look of a plastic, bakelite perhaps but it seems softer to the touch.  Metal of some type can't ID, tho pics look like plastic ... Art Deco sort of styling ... Any info on age perhaps worth ?


TIA! for any info


Antique & Vintage Jewelry by Design








Hi there. I have these 3 vintage Barbie dolls and outfits that are in need of an ID. Some of the outfits are black and white clothed tagged marked Barbie or Francie.


Does anyone have any additional information about these dolls and outfits or should I just call it a day and auction them off as a vintage Barbie doll lot?


Thanks as always.........................

Barbie Collectors discussion

This set isn't vintage, but I'm hoping someone can help me. It's marked Bat Ami which is from Israel & is contemporary jewelry. The necklace is leather cording, the large gold piece is stamped .925 as is the clasp and has a foil Israel tag. The clip earrings are stamped Bat Ami .925 with a 24k plate paper tag.  Is this considered Vermeil? I apologize if this isn't the right board to ask about this. Thanks for any help.


Bat Ami


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Bat Ami earrings

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Oct 31, 2014 8:52:39 AM PT

Bat Ami Israel jewelry 925 Vermeil?

Looks "older," to me, but I don't know how old. There's been some soldering repair done around the neck, and there's a broken piece on the edge. At least one piece of glass is cracked. No signature on it. 2" neck diameter x 12" rim diameter x about 9" tall.


Any thoughts on age, or anything else about it? Is there a name for the green, "bumpy" glass pieces?


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Inside below, which shows the newer soldering around the neck.


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Antiques discussion

Oct 31, 2014 4:53:25 PM PT

Stained Glass Lamp Shade Questions

Despite having verified credit card and all billing information in my paypal profile unable to checkout on e-bay. Paypal customer service responds with silly generic suggestions such as these:


  • Requested for a PayPal invoice or money request from the seller. - Impossible, chinese seller doesn't understand me.
  • Ensures that you are making the payment using the computer that you have used before. - I never changed my computer!
  • Access your account using a secure connection. - Do you think I am going over http from ebay? Can you not see screenshot?

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I genuinely hate paypal and e-bay now. Batling to checkout for many days is beyond disgraceful at this century. 

Bidding & Buying discussion

I would appreciate some help on this item.  It is a beautiful piece, but I have no idea who made it.  It is 11" tall with a bottom diameter of 6".  I can't make out the marking on the bottom.  I think it is a foreign piece.100_3274.JPG100_3279.JPG100_3275.JPG100_3278.JPG100_3280.JPG

Selling question

I found this 28" carved & painted statue holding a mirror - but googling that turns up nothing.  Can someone give me a different name or description to try?

Also, I assume she is from India or Hindu because of the jewel in on her forehead, but she is also naked? I asume this is for a table for the owner or guests to get a laugh as they check their make-up/hair, but I've never seen anything like it - is it rare/valuable?

A really unusual find - even for me!

I appreciate any help with this - I'd like to list it.


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Collectibles & Art discussion

I found this beautiful chair today at a local thrift store - I've never seen one like it. I believe it's danish mid century modern - is that correct?

Does anyone recognize the style or designer, - where I could say "In the school of" or "in the style of" when I list it?

It has no markings - it looks like it may have had a small tag that came off.

Also, it has a corduroy like material where you sit & rest your arms.

Thanks, I appreciate any help with this 

PS - It's surprisingly heavy, like the wood is a very dense type.

Thanks again














Collectibles & Art discussion

Can anyone tell me what this swatch of fabric is for? 



Fashion discussion

Dear friends, I ask for your help in evaluating these bottles. Are port wine, and I think they are rare bottles. A friend has these bottles for sale near me. Obviously live in Portugal. Even so are hard to find here.

My old friend, says the bottles are worth thousands of euros. Some of them.


What would be the feasibility of selling these bottles on ebay? Already seen some sold. And is it safe to send by UPS.

Thank you for your help!


1847. thats old!













Selling question

I was thrilled to recently win an auction from a seller here :cattongue: for this fur clip...



Why? Because this is the very first piece of jewelry I ever bought...




It was 1960, I was 10 years old, and I went with my Mom to a second hand store. (They weren't called Thrift Stores then.) I spent half of my allowance (25 cents) on the bracelet.


Now, 54 years later, I found a sister piece to it!  Just wanted to share.



Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Oct 31, 2014 9:00:29 PM PT

54 years later...

 I dicided to return the item. They offered me a parial refund, but i do not feel good about doing business with them after all the arguing that went on.

My question is how do I get them to pay return shipping as stated below.

Item Information
Return ID:5002255711
Seller ID:webdeals4less
Return shipping:seller pays

Bidding & Buying question

Oct 31, 2014 9:27:31 PM PT

I have decided to return the item

I don't want to turn all my entire feedback to "private", because I want to sell, and I have all good feedback anyway.


I buy (and will sell) lumber, guitar parts, car parts, camera equipment - and occasionally buy something for my wife or daughter. I have asked some sellers for no feedback on items I purchase for my wife or daughter. (Feedback for purses or skirts aren't going to help me sell lumber.)


Some sellers listen, a few don't. A seller right now has told me they use automated feedback, everyone gets the same feedback, and it is triggered when I pay. They are being lazy. So, I'm, waiting to pay until they agree not to leave (good, but generic) feedback that I don't want. Do I have any "rights" within ebay to demand no feedback? (remember, it would be good feedback, I just don't want it)

Bidding & Buying discussion

Oct 30, 2014 4:26:08 AM PT

Request NO feedback, seller refuses

After selling here and there for a long time, I have decided not to sell any longer.  All changes are scaring me and reading the board here as well, with all the issues with buyers is really concerning.  I just sold a tablet, pretty much new, but due to hard lesson learned while selling, I listed it as used (since it was opened, it was considered used).  This "new" tablet sat for well over a month before I had to lower the price dramatically to get someone to bid on it.  And, of course Ebay took 10% of that sale... What a rip off... 


So, I am sorry to say that as much fun as it was to sell on Ebay, it is no longer fun for me.  

Selling discussion

Oct 30, 2014 7:07:36 AM PT

Too scared to sell any longer



Selling discussion

Oct 29, 2014 11:01:51 AM PT


Hi Ebay community first I want to say how much I love this page, I even quit my facebook page and just checking your topics and comments, I really learn a lot and some of it are so funny comments.


Now I have a buyer asking questions about one of my items then she told me she need it by Monday, but guess what the auction will be over Sunday night, so what she think I suppose to do cancel my auction and sell it to her??? Is that okay with ebay policy just cancel an auction and sell it now

Then if she buy it now and I ship it tommorow ‘Thursday” can she get it by Monday USPS priority mail envelope?

Also she is 0 feedback “ I really don’t have problem with that few months ago I were 0 feedback “

What you eBay community thinks I should do? And thanks in advance




Bidding & Buying discussion

Oct 30, 2014 1:35:41 PM PT

buyer wants my item by Monday

Sold a vintage piece of electronics last month. (40 year old tube radio)


Without being contacted first,  buyer hits me with a "return not as described"


Send message, check and make sure all the tubes are seated in the chassis.

No response. --- For those not familar, back in the day, electronics had vacuum tubes that plugged into a metal chassis.


Anyway, paid return shipping. Received item back, one tube loose. 2 seconds to plug it back in.

I am now out $55 for initial shipping and the return. Get a defect. Still have a perfectly good item that buyer was too lazy to spend a moment to

simply follow a basic instruction.


Obviously I am in the wrong business for the "new " eBay.

Just can't wait for the 180 day PayPal rentals, I guess I am supposed to guarentee 40 year old electronics will work forever when the failure

rate on NEW electronics is about 10% within 90 days.,


No way...


1.3M in sales here over the last 10 years. . I will take it elsewhere


Selling discussion

Today I went to the post office for shipping the priority international package. I have printed out the prepaid lebel from ebay .After I handed to the clerk with my item, she put my item on the scale and then told me that my prepaid postage was wrong . She said the shipping cost I paid was much lower than what she saw on her computer. I tried to explain her that I got discount from ebay.com. She said she has no idea about that. I should buy and pay at usps.com only.


I contacted ebay. Ebay advice me to void the postage and then go and pay for post office price. This seems not help me much. I think all seller know that the shipping discount is part of our profit.


Anybody have any idea to help me with this problem? Thank you very much.

Shipping & Returns discussion

Hi All, 


I sold something this morning....YAY! I guess. I am a bit concerned though. I am in the United States and don't sell internationally because most of what I sell is electric and there are voltage and plug differences between countries. I don't want somebody to use these items with a voltage converter and get zapped or burn up their applicance, which is why I always check "No International Shipping," which I did for this listing (totally verified after I saw that the shipping address for this). How did this order get through? Why did eBay allow this order? 


It turns out this buyer is just in Canada, and I believe we have the same voltage and plugs between the two countries, but I am still concerned. I had to cancel two different international orders for the same item last month. I thought I had opted out of international shipping then too, both times!!! Though it was clear when I looked back at the listings, I hadn't done this correctly. It was very uncomfortable. One temporarily refused to cancel. One wasn't immediately refunded the obscene amount of customs fees. Now, I am extra careful to click the "No International Shipping" option, but what good does that do if eBay will still allow international buyers to purchase my items?


Can anybody shed some light on this?



Selling discussion

My shipping finally fell below 90%. I called CSR to find out why? It should be 100%. I was told if I get payed on Fri. my lable has to be printed by Sat. to be on time. I wasn't printing my lales untill I was ready to ship on Monday so I lost my TRS for that. Does anyone know if this is accurate?

Selling discussion

Oct 29, 2014 10:38:26 AM PT

Shipping fell below TRS

What happend all my purchase history is gone.?

Bidding & Buying discussion

Oct 29, 2014 8:32:40 AM PT

purchase history

Welcome, one thing I have a problem


My Account discussion

Oct 28, 2014 5:21:09 PM PT


Anyone know what this thing is for? It's made of gold tone metal and it is marked IS on the bottom. Probably

worthless, but can't stand not knowing what something is!  Thanks!

Collectibles & Art discussion

Oct 29, 2014 10:30:43 AM PT

Please help with ID this thing

Buyer paid for 2 items seperately.. I put in one box..Printed label... went to enter the tracking number on second item and received this message.

" The tracking number you entered is already being used for another transaction and cannot be applied for this transaction. Please enter the correct tracking number for this order.

A valid tracking number will allow your buyers to track the status of their order and know when to expect delivery. Plus, it will help protect you if the buyer files an Item Not Received claim."



When did this new policy start? 

Selling discussion

Some one in here that can help me fix the problem


Bidding & Buying question



I cannot seem to get the image to work, but here is link to it in my photobucket account. 


I found this lonely Corelle pasta bowl in a thrift store.  I love the pattern and trying to find out name to see about getting more.  I've done searches on here and google with every description I could think of and haven't been able to find it yet.  Does anyone know the pattern?



Home & Garden discussion

I had a coat I had up for auction the buyer won but hasn't paid he wants me to bill him later and ship it I'm sure this is a scam just curious what your guys thoughts are

Selling discussion


On my selling account I received a soft positive, the widget I sold had the dimensions in the title, the description AND a photo of the item next to a standard ruler!

 The feedback the buyer left was a positive but it said "totally useless item, too small". I know alot of buyers dont read the description or look at photos.... but this seems crazy, esp. since the widget is well known. Surprizingly he did not ding any of my stars. Is this a SNAD coming? The item was under $10.00. I'm confused as to if I should do anything or not.....wait for a SNAD, respond to feedback, ignore........Any thoughts? Thanks!

Selling discussion

Oct 29, 2014 8:55:54 PM PT

I got a soft positive.....is a SNAD coming?

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Selling discussion

eBay just canceled one of my auctions for a duplicate listing, but according to their policies I can have more than one of the same auction correct?


"You can have more than one auction-style listing for identical items. However, only one duplicate auction-style listing without bids appears on eBay at a time. Learn more about how duplicate auction-style listings appear on eBay."


Although when I listed mine, both were on eBay at the same time with no bids.


I see some seller with over 20 items with bids on them of the same item.  How can theirs auctions stay and mine get canceled?


Auction 1: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=161468180498&ssPageName=STRK:MESE:IT

Auction 2: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=161468560963&ssPageName=STRK:MESE:IT

Auction 3 (Cancled/Removed - Duplicate): http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=161468563812&ssPageName=STRK:MESE:IT

Auction 4: (Buy It Now): http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=161467358657&ssPageName=STRK:MESE:IT


I just want to understand this policy better so I know what I can do and what I can't.



Selling discussion

Oct 31, 2014 6:12:24 AM PT

Duplicate listing Confusion

The item isn't listed on myEbay and the seller isn't responding to my emails. Any suggestions about what I should do?

Bidding & Buying discussion

Six months ago, I bought an item from someone and patiently waited for it to arrive. Then came the date where the item was due to arrive, and there was no item. So, I filed a claim report because this seller was completely silent and did not contact me in any way to let me know of any delays. So, after sending a message asking what was going on and getting no response, I filed a claim and then not long later I get a response and the person tells me they have been out of town and then sent the item fast. This person has no feedback or anything, otherwise I might not have sent the claim out, but I was wary - it has happened before. Had she delayed anymore, the event I needed the item for would have passed and then I would have rather have had my money back anyway, but she sent it on time so I was happy. So, I left her a review that said that the item was mailed at a weird time, but that it was mailed fast once she did. It was also marked positive.


So just today, six months later, I get this very immature e-mailing that is full of sarcasm like "thank you" in quotes, telling me I should have been nicer because she was new, I shouldn't have cared so much about a $15 item and that I should apologize and feel bad because I did something bad to her but she never did anything bad to me.


I sent her a nice, but curt response explaining everything, and also explaining that my review was not bad and that you have to be a little bit of a more communicative seller and try not to be out of town with items up on eBay, unless you have a way to get to the internet while you're gone and keep up. I told her because she was a new seller with no feedback, that is what made me wary and not that I should have babied her because she was new. I told her that she should have messaged me immediately to let me know the item will be delayed, not sit on the estimated delivery and hope for the best.


But now I'm concerned because I have just noticed she has never left feedback for me ....which means she still can? Am I going to suddenly get a bad feedback because she's mad at me for being cautious? I ultimately left her a positive feedback, even though she didn't exactly deserve one, so I don't know what the problem is. She has all 100% great feedback.


How should I handle this at this point? Has anyone else had a similar problem? Is everything on the buyer and not the seller like she thinks?

My Account question

A bookstore buyer purchased a novel. When he received it, he claimed he ordered the book on CD. I did not offer the book on CD, I did not even know it came on CD. I am new to this so I just issued an immediate refund and counted it as a loss. BIG MISTAKE The buyer gave me a negative rating and basically accused me of fraud. I have contacted Ebay about this 3 times. The response is that the posted picture had CDs. Apparently, the ebay stock photo had CDs - this is not what I see on my Seller Dashboard. Only the novel is listed and my description refers to a NOVEL but the tag popped in by Ebay mentions CDs.I have no memory of using the Ebay photo, I do, however, have pictures on my digital camera of the book. I have not had 1 sale since the negative rating which is interpreted as fraud (27 sales this month before negative rating). Is this the end for me? Should I pack up and stop listing/buying? I believe the seller is the real bully here - he got a full refund and still felt it necessary to do something that would most definitely harm my business. Ebay told me the negative rating would last 1 year. Any suggestions for recovering from this?

Shipping & Returns question

I sold an Oscar Taveras 1st Bowman Chrome Auto Refractor that was graded 9.5/10 by BGS. The buyer paid just under $200.00. Not sure If everyone reading this knows of Taveras. He was a young kid that signed with the cardinals at the age of 16, and was projected to be the next big thing. Last week he was killed in a car accident. So I get a message from the buyer that insists upon a refund because he was unaware of the passing of Taveras. I always offer refunds regardless of the reason. The card is already in transit to the buyer. They want me to issue the refund now, with the promise that they will ship it back to me when it arrives in their hands. First off...of course I won't do that. I sent them a msg stating that my return policy is in no way written like that. I did tell them that I will issue a refund as soon as it's sent back to me. They aren't happy, and are threatening negative feedback. Thoughts?

Sports Cards, Memorabilia & Fan Shop discussion

I recently saw where if a potential buyer emails you about your BIN item you can send them an offer?  I don't know if I am just not looking in the right place or overlooking the answer to my question but I am wondering what does ebay charge if you do this?  Is there a listing fee?  Does it take one of your free listing?  It really isn't a listing since the emailer is only one who gets the offer so I was just wondering what fee's are associted with using this option.

Selling discussion

I sold 20+ items on a listing.  Then, the 30 days were up and I had to relist my items.  With the new listing my sold history disappeared.  Is there a way to keep the solds showing?  I feel like it helps...



Selling question

Oct 29, 2014 10:13:46 PM PT

Sold History

Probably a question that has been aswered a million of times, but cant find an exact answer,

How long do i have (total days), to open an item is not as described case if im the buyer?? thanks

Shipping & Returns question

Oct 29, 2014 4:39:54 PM PT

Not as described case

Has anyone noticed something peculiar over at the "signed designer Stanley Hagler" search... something drastic has happened to the prices and designs of the jewelry posted...not all, but many.


Just 6 weeks ago it was flying off the shelves and now well, I just don't know...there has been controversy since Hagler's death regarding who, what and how this or that person owns the rights to his company's name...but this has been going on for years...is it Mark Mercy or Ian St. Gielar?  Now that Stanley Hagler has passed away (1996) and St. Gielar also has passed (2007) who is designing and constructing jewelry under SH's name...i happen to have 2 sets of jewelry bought by myself in the early 1990s and it doesn't look at all like "some" that is listed today....so, I'm asking does anyone but me see a problem and if there is a problem what is it...LOL

Selling question

Oct 30, 2014 3:59:07 PM PT

Stanley Hagler Jewelry???

Fees have suddenly appeared for scheduled time listings, buy it now listings, fixed price listings that I have not had to pay before. (Not in years)


I had a promotional offer for 50 free listings per month, but Ebay added a new pomotion after I paid for my Ebay Store, which now overrides the previous promotion and started charging me additional fees on ALL LISTINGS which were supposed to be free.


So basically I had a promotion that made listings free.


Then paid 20 USD for a service that made the listings not free.


There's no way this is normal.


To make the effects of paying 20 USD for a service that disabled my other services, the Ebay Store interface doesn't even work propperly so I cannot use it. Which means Ebay extracted a 20 dollar payment in exchange for no service, and also disabledy my other services I already had. I paid to have my promitions taken away basically.



To compensate, I'd have to do all of my listings at nights so that they started at the time I want... which is annoying and something I've not had to do since like 2005 or something.




I am asking here if this is happening to anyone else, and if there is something that is a bug. Or something that can be fixed by adjusting settings or something? I cannot find it.


Is my only course to just cancel my Ebay Store to remove the fees?



Any help and advice appreciated. Thank you in advance.

Selling question

Oct 29, 2014 1:10:08 PM PT

New fees for scheduled listing?

Hello, can anybody help me?


The seller promised me to send a new item instead a broken.  But nothing has arrived.

The case is closed now. What else can I do now?

thanks A.L.

Shipping & Returns question

Oct 29, 2014 6:00:01 AM PT

I have not received the claimed

Getting Started question

Oct 28, 2014 5:22:34 PM PT

how to find products bar code

     Ok this maybe a stupid question.  How do I list in the adult section?  I listed some vintage nude playing cards one deck was B&W 1930's, the other color 1970's.  Both are pretty raw, I must admit, but I listed them in Resque photos and collectable playing cards.  Ebay pulled them, saying I needed to list them in the adult section, but did not say how.  I'm not finding it on the selling page.  Am I blind, or is there another link or page I need to get there?   Thanks for any help :smileyhappy:

Selling question

Can anyone identify this mark on a large majolica jardiniere - 4ft high - Made in Austria and a figure, could be an archer, impressed.

Collectibles & Art discussion

Be sure to change your clocks.

Part-time eBay Sellers discussion

Oct 29, 2014 11:21:09 AM PT

Nov. 2nd...Daylight Saving Time Ends

Hello everyone! I want to buy some items from a seller, located in Australia and the items are in australian dollars. So, I can't use the option "Add to cart" for items in different from USD currency. The option "Buy it now" also doesn't work - when I try to use it, eBay leads me directly to "Proceed to Checkout" and "Pay it now". I can't pay the items one by one, because there are shipping charges and it is too expensive for me to do that...So, what can I do? Please, somebody help me! These items are are only available from this seller...I'm desperate :smileysad:

Bidding & Buying question

Tuesday night, I bid on a fishing reel. My max bid was pretty low, and I didn't really expect to win. In fact I am surprised that I did. Tonight I got a message from the seller reminding me about payment (red faced and embarassed here). Of course I immediately sent payment along with an apology.


The real problem here is that I NEVER got any type of purchase notification from eBay. NOTHING.


As a seller, that bothers me. eBay specifically asks us not to send an invoice unless there is a reduction in shipping fees, because they have already sent a purchase notification. This is deeply disturbing. Not so much that I am paying 2 days after purchase (bad enough) but that eBay never even notified me of the purchase. How many of my sales are not being notified as well?

My Account question

Good evening I have a problem with the shipment .Ι have sold a subject for which Ι was paid .but the money Ι will be able το take after 21 days. The problem is that I have out of money and I can not send it. what can i tell the buyer ,how can i send the money back to him.

Shipping & Returns question

Oct 29, 2014 6:54:00 AM PT

problem with the shipment

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My Account discussion

If I change my site preferences to include combined shipping, what happens after that?  If someone buys multiple items, will it automatically combine the invoice, too?  How does this really work?


I would really like a full explanation.  It's confusing the way ebay tells it on their support pages.


Thank you!

Shipping & Returns question

Hello, I'm confused by this mark. My research would tell me that it is from 1921-1934 by the Alexandra Porcelain Works. But I understand that many of these marks have been counterfieted. Is this one real or fake? Any help is appreciated.



Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

I recently had 2 non paying bidders. They both wanted to cancel the transaction. I decided to be nice and cancel, instead of opening an unpaid item case. It's been days, and neither has accepted or declined!! This **bleep** me off, because I was doing them a favor! If they don't respond after 7 days, it's automatically cancelled, right? Is there any way to undo the cancellation and open a claim against them instead??

Selling question

Oct 30, 2014 7:36:35 AM PT

Undo pending item cancellation?

After payment on an item was made, the seller marked the item as "shipped". The item has an "estimated delivery date" with no tracking number. A  day after "estimated delivery date" I contacted the seller asking when the item was shipped so I have an idea when to expect it. The next day, the seller responded " I will ship it today". Almost 9 days after I paid for an item, the seller is just now shipping it when he stated it was shipped the day I made the payment. This got me thinking, perhaps I should check out the sellers profile ( I should have done PRIOR to buying ). I found that he is a "rookie"/"newbie" to ebay, that most of his transactions has been as a buyer, not a seller. The item that I paid for is one out of 3 items (which all 3 items posted and sold same day) where he is the seller. HHmmmmmm......

My question is this:

Should I give the seller the benefit of doubt by waiting 3 to 4 more days for item to arrive? or Should I call ebay to voice my concern?

Thank you.


Shipping & Returns question

As a top rated seller I must do same day or 1 day handling and shipping, which is no problem.  However does EBAy take into account if the next day is a Sunday or a postal Holiday.   My shipping percentage has gone down and that is the only explanation I can think of.   I had multiple purchases the Saturday befroe Columbus day and couldn't ship and Tuesday after.   Any ideas??

Shipping & Returns question

Oct 30, 2014 5:51:43 PM PT

i day shipping

Hello my case is closed case ID 5070953205.  and I think it is not fair  i have pictures and please see.


Spring, Piston, broken, Hop Up bucking damaged, contact cables damaged. 


Shipping & Returns question

Oct 30, 2014 10:29:11 AM PT


Hello- I went to the site map and tried to find this answer but couldn't find a direct answer.

A buyer sent me a best offer I accepted it.

She then asked me after buying this how many liters it hold. I wrote her back & told her it is a bank  it doesn't hold liters

She paid for it, then had eBay send me a notice that she wants to cancel which I agreed

Now my question is when can I relist the item? 

It seems like since she has her money back I should be able to relist, but I just want to check to be sure

Thank you in advance

Selling question

Oct 29, 2014 4:32:44 PM PT

BuyA Best Offer er Cancelled

I cannot find my announcement about the free auto list (now only 1 time). It said that after a certain date, any listings that had an auto list checked, when relisted (automatically by eba)y, the listing will be taken out of your stores listings that you get every month. Any clarification please. 

Selling question