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Please let me know if this LV is Authentic ... Thank you in advance. Will






















Again, Thank you for your help ... Will

Fashion discussion

Jul 22, 2016 2:38:41 PM PT

Is my LV handbag Authentic (504)



Please let me know if this LV is Authentic ... Thank you in advance. Will






















Again, Thank you for your help ... Will

Fashion discussion

Jul 22, 2016 2:34:32 PM PT

Is my LV handbag Authentic (503)

A buyer offered me a "best offer" offer. After looking at the acceptance page, it mentions best offers are not paid in advance. How does this work?

This what it says--


Immediate payment is not offered with best offer at this time. If you accept this offer you will receive payment through other payment methods.

Payments question

  I found this fairly old watercolor painting that is signed illegibly. It is probably from the 60's or so. It is framed and measures about 22" by 16" By any chance, can someone make out the name? Thank you in advance




Collectibles & Art discussion

Jul 22, 2016 2:16:40 PM PT

Illegible Signature on watercolor.

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Hi looking for help with this acoustic guitar. Not sure on age or maker as it is completely unmarked for a company name. Has no headstock label or paper label on the inside. I can see very very faint numbering on the inside at the neck base, can only read 34(23??). I have read that with no labels it could be a fake or a copy? Any help is appreciated. 

Collectibles & Art discussion

Jul 22, 2016 2:40:27 PM PT

Unmarked Vintage Acoustic Guitar Help

Checked thru the floral motif section on ddoty but couldn't locate this. Anyone know? Thanks for the help. 



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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Jul 22, 2016 9:40:57 PM PT

Carnival / Iridescent glass pattern help?

I can't resist pottery faces, so I brought this one home today.  It is signed - looks like Lott.  At first I thought he was a bit lopsided but after I took pics of the profiles I think it could really be 2 different faces on purpose.  What do you guys think?. I have been searching Lott Pottery but no luck.  Just wondering if anyone had seen this mark before.  Thanks so much for your help.

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion


     Thanks in advance for any suggestions.

Does it look familiar to anyone?







Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

I'm thinking by the way it looks on the back it's glass? Thanks for help Smiley Happy



Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Does this look like a propeller to anyone else? Thoughts appreciated, as always Smiley Happy



Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Splish Splash:


Good morning everyone.



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Jul 22, 2016 4:44:57 AM PT

New to eBay Daily Chat for Friday July 22

Happy Friday, Guys!!!


Would you call this a Maltese cross?

Any special keywords I should use when listing?

How should I describe the chain?






Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Jul 22, 2016 7:09:13 AM PT

Graziano Cross Necklace....Maltese?

Measures about 1 1/4" by 1 1/2" and marked SC, I researched andfound Silver Cloud, but doesn't seem like their style, or Sarah Cov for that matter-if they even signed with initials only. Anyone know this brand? Thanks for looking/help Smiley Happy



Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Jul 21, 2016 7:38:29 PM PT

Gryphon pin marked SC-Silver Cloud??

I've had no success determinging the origin of these two large pots. (12" to 15" tall) Hoping somone can point me in the right direction.




Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

I was looking to buy a car for my son and inquired about two.  They both had the same song and dance:

Today 1:30 PM
Thank you for contacting me about my black 2007 Nissan Maxima that I have for sale. This car is in great shape (105k miles, 6 cylinders, automatic, sunroof, leather seats, clean&clear title).
It has no damage, no scratches or dents, no hidden defects. It's in immaculate condition, meticulously maintained and hasn't been involved in any accident...I'm selling at this final price of $2,000 because my husband died 1 month ago (he had a heart attack) and it brings me bad memories and I along with my daughters decided to sell the house and we moved to Montana trying to start a new life.

That's the reason why I want to sell it asap and my last price is $2,000 including delivery to your home address.
Let me know if you are interested, email me back.

Thank you,
I asked why they said the same thing and she said that was her sister and the car is sold.  She claimed what she was doing was absolutely ligit. and to send my ebay contact.

Motors discussion

A buyer started/asked to return an item on 6/20 and i agreed to accept the return. In the return details it had said the buyer has till 6/27 to ship it back,it no longer says that... Well a week or so went by and i never got it so i figured he decided to keep the item and the return would time out... Well now i am getting this message for the second time from ebay...(below)  At first i just ignored it and figured i'll just wait till the refund times out like the last time this happened. Then i reread the begining and it's got me nervous.

What concerns me is it says that the buyer has indicated he shipped it and i should refund by 7/26 once i receive it. So far he has not added a tracking number,and i have not recieved the item back. Then i notice below the big blue "issue refund" button it says "If the item hasn't arrived yet,the buyer may not be returning it." WHAT!  Thought the buyer indicated he has shipped it...


I'm afraid to contact the buyer because i don't really want to refund,i just offer refunds as part of the hoop jumping to keep the TRS benifits. I'm also afraid to call CS and have them refund the buyer via some new policy... What happens on/after 7/26? Does he get an automatic refund? I'm i over thinking this? Will this just time out?



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Shipping & Returns discussion

Jul 22, 2016 3:15:20 PM PT

message from ebay about return scares me


I just got 2 China counterfeit 1 oz. gold bars in new black assay cards 7/21/2016. They are being sold all over the U.S.A.
I'm naturally not selling them. I'm not a crook and I certainly don't need the money.
I have been in contact with  staff at NCIC.

Here is the picture of the fakes. I hope they help anyone.ffineeeeeeeeeeeeeee.jpgffineeeeeeeeeeeeeee.jpgntdnmee_opt (1).jpgntdnmee_opt.jpg

Bidding & Buying discussion

Snake Chain? Costume Bracelet Turquoise color stones. Looking for age? and how to describe itIMG_6277.jpgIMG_6274.jpg

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Jul 22, 2016 8:35:00 AM PT

Another one please help to describe.

Can anyone make out the signature on this piece? Also what is it?? I looked up CAVES PETRISSAN but all I found was its a restaurant in Paris - is this a advertising piece?






Collectibles & Art discussion

Any info would be helpful. Thanks!



Vittorio Emanuele III

Antiques discussion



Please let me know if this LV is Authentic ... Thank you in advance. Will






















Again, Thank you for your help ... Will

Fashion discussion

Jul 22, 2016 2:41:21 PM PT

Is my LV handbag Authentic (505)



Good morning everyone.



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Jul 22, 2016 5:47:50 PM PT

New to eBay Daily Chat for Saturday July 23

Can someone please help translate these Slavic(?) inscription?


Thank you!



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Collectibles & Art discussion

Jul 22, 2016 11:47:41 AM PT

Slavic(?) Translation Help Please

Is this a snake chain ? Not stones maybe glass.,1990's? Magnetic clasp.IMG_6311.jpgIMG_6312.jpg

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Jul 22, 2016 8:19:36 AM PT

How would you describe this necklace?



I have 6 of these stems and am going nuts trying to identify them. I think the blank is Fostoria although in the book I have it is hand drawn. The glass is done in a series of 'panels'....optic?  As for the etching, I can't find it in the few books I have, or on the chat about glass site. It looks simple enough - perhaps generic? Any help will be greatly appreciate it.





Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Jul 22, 2016 11:55:55 AM PT

Etched glass stems - help with id...





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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group



I have a glass plate which has a chip but the chipped part is still attached to the plate. A chip that hasn't broken away. It can't be felt when running the tip of the fingers over it, but a fingernail does catch on the edge. Is there an appropriate term for this kind of flaw? A percussion mark perhaps?


Here's a photo:




Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Jul 21, 2016 5:33:31 PM PT

Is it a chip?

I found this in a storage unit won at auction - it is big (w/frame 48" x 41 w/o frame 42" x 33") and HEAVY (seriouly, it has to weigh at least 30-40 lbs.!). It appears to be a Erte, but there is no signature - hand signed or in plate - anywhere on it.

Did Erte produce art without a signature?

Is this a Erte?

I appreciate any help!








Collectibles & Art discussion

Jul 23, 2016 4:19:02 PM PT


8.75" footed fan vase found at a local estate sale.  Hobstar-type design in center.  Any info appreciated!



Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Jul 24, 2016 7:42:13 AM PT

Cut/Pressed Glass/Lead Crystal Fan Vase

Hi Glassies, I have an unusual UFO or saucer shaped glass paperweight with a beautifully detailed pink flower inside and white feathering around it.


It has a polished bottom and no mark. I don't hope to have it ID'd to an artist, but I have questions. Is the flower a Rose or Wild Rose? The workmanship is wonderful and I'm assuming it's not an Asian import. Before picking it up, I thought it possible that it was real flower in lucite. The petals are distinctive. It also reminds me of a Camellia, but the petals are different.


What is most unusual to me is that on the bottom there are at least 6 little air bubbles at a sharp angle and some are filled in with something dark. It's polished to within a millimeter of the flower stem.


I have no explanation for the air pockets. It's almost like it was made with something sticking out of it. Any ideas?








Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

I need help to identify exactly the model of this BING locomotive.When I see that this has plastic wheels I think it's not totally originalThanks for your help..

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Toys & Hobbies discussion

Jul 23, 2016 7:41:55 PM PT

Help ID Bing loco

image.jpgimage.jpgNeed  help with this artist signature...oil portrait...European...

Collectibles & Art discussion

Help with this amsost antique sterling match safe with 10  brass matches It is 1 3/4 long and 1 1/2 wideFrom 1926 I have not seen one with thes matches.IMG_6047.JPGIMG_6046.JPGIMG_6042.jpg


She measures 26 inches tall. Blue glass eyes. Composition head and shoulders. Clith body with porcelain arms and legs. I can't figure out how to remove her clothes. There are no snaps, zippers or hooks to undo???? Any idea who made her?



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Dolls discussion

mcm bar stool

Mid-Century/Modern discussion

Jul 21, 2016 5:52:21 PM PT

Help identifying this MCM Bar Stool please

This was part of a large bag full of antique engravings & photogravures? I got last week. What was interesting about it is it had a sticky paper wit $2,000 written on it - and what look like the artist's signature nect to the title.

Is the signature "in plate' of hand signed? The way the last letter trails down past the indention all around it makes me a little hopeful it might be real? Did they even have ink back then? 

And if signed in plate, it's the only one like that in the 30-40 prints I have.

Finally, is this thing worth close to $2,000?!

Thanks, I appreciate the help










Collectibles & Art discussion

how to delete the multible variation from a draft that is saved but now i dont need the various options. It still shows up and says i need at least one option and price and wont let me complete my listing or delete the multible varation section from listing. I want this section below out of my life Thanks Randydolf




InfoFinish your listing by completing your list of variations.
Variations  Multi SKU Help
  • Number of variations: Incomplete

Getting Started question

Jul 23, 2016 10:28:20 AM PT

how to delete the variation from draft

il me manque un item




comment le recupere merci a vous!

Shipping & Returns question

I have these dishes from a consignor to sell. She tells me they came from a church camp in 1963. She saw them used in a Harry Potter movie by Hagrid when he served tea to Harry, Ron and Hermione. I know nothing about Harry Potter and I know nothing about these dishes.  Can anybody identify the marking on the back?  Thank you for your help!


Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Can any one identify these porcelain marks? My research has been fruitless! I think the piece is either double open salt cellars or a toothpick holder--Thanks so much


Selling question

Jul 24, 2016 12:36:05 AM PT

Porcelain Identity Mark?

I don't know if Taupou visits this forum any longer, but if not, if there's anyone else who could help me ID these baskets, it would be appreciated.


They are both shallow baskets/trays, measuring about 7 1/2" in diameter. I looked through two books: "The Art of the Basket," and "Indian Baskets," and decided they might be either Western Apache, Yavapai, or Havasupai, with the dark color dyed with Devil's Claw. Western Apache is my least favorite choice, because they seem to have more detail.


Then, again, I may be entirely wrong, so any help appreciated. Thank you.


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Collectibles & Art discussion

Jul 23, 2016 5:23:35 PM PT

Help w/small coiled baskets trays, please.

Would appreciate any help identifying who made this tea set and approximately when. All pieces are painted with this same image. I've tried using a couple of the character recognition sites online, to no avail. 





Collectibles & Art discussion

Jul 24, 2016 9:07:41 AM PT

Japanese Porcelain Mark ID

Very detailed, raised paint, odd mark. Stands 15". Actually quite beautiful. The last is with flash to show color...V76IMG_8858.JPGIMG_8859.JPGIMG_8860.JPGIMG_8856.JPG

Collectibles & Art discussion

Jul 24, 2016 1:25:10 PM PT

one more vase..



Good morning everyone



New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

Jul 24, 2016 7:02:39 AM PT

New to eBay Daily chat for Sunday July 24

Found similar ones on bith the new site and in a book but the center chaton on mine is past not prong set no sign that the prongs were removed the ones on the site and book are prong set not paste the back on the new site for that stone is also different 


Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Jul 24, 2016 8:17:45 AM PT

Is this D&E or No

I though a 1tb ssd was cheap so I bought it yesterday and i checked my purchase history, this happened:

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I cannot contact ebay in my country and it will be expensive. I cannot contact the seller and it looks like my money is not refunded. When i tried to cancel the purchase, this happens:

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Please help.

Bidding & Buying question

Jul 24, 2016 12:40:57 AM PT

I need help on this situation

Very large @  18" tall and 9" across at shoulders, moriage and beautiful artwork.Very thick gold detailing. Any idea where this originated, region or manufacturer, part of a motif set? V76



Collectibles & Art discussion

Jul 24, 2016 1:17:44 PM PT

Japan vase ident

obviously a part of a set, great detail, has age, not new cr*p, pot pedestal? V76IMG_8864.JPGIMG_8867.JPGIMG_8868.JPGIMG_8870.JPGIMG_8869.JPG

Collectibles & Art discussion

Jul 24, 2016 2:34:33 PM PT

Japan ...stand?

Does anyone know this jewelry mark?


It looks like AB?


Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Jul 24, 2016 7:46:31 AM PT

AB? Jewelry Mark

Hello to all.  Hope everyone is staying cool!  I'm not finding this mark on any of my go to sites.  Looks like a T and a C with circle inside large H. 

Anyone recognize it?  TIA


Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

White slag candy dish. Milk glass? Maker may be Imperial or Fenton, no mark . Measures 9 x 8 x 2" Any info appreciated.HPIM4417.JPG 


Depression/40s-50s-60s Glass

Jul 24, 2016 6:03:38 AM PT

Cupid Covered Candy Dish

Anyone have an idea of what this might be? Its small, 1" x 1/2" and 1/4" thickness.



Antiques and Research

Any knowledge on this piece? Maker? Age? Thank you so very much!



Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Jul 24, 2016 12:35:52 PM PT

Help in ID'ing an Opalescent Pink Glass Vase

14k GF, original lucite box, tag and book, but once again cannot budge the back..unwilling to damage, and really don't want to make (yet another) trip to the watch guy in Albany,.great guy and service, not enough time in the day....it is working, I have timed, I know these were in the 1945-1955 years, looking for style name, jewels count..."Durapower Mainspring" on tag, hand written serial # recorded in the book as F415401,  any date reference? ( and before chiming in that there is a watch group, it basically defunct, members are here..)   V76



Collectibles & Art discussion

Jul 24, 2016 6:33:57 AM PT

Lord Elgin dating...

Hello Folks.  I recently purchased a pair of ceramic Chinese "Fu Dog" (or "Fu Lion") figurines.  Each came in a wooden box marked with Chinese characters on the lid.  The base of one of the figurines also has an impressed mark of some kind.  The figurines stand about 7 1/4" tall and measure approximately 6 1/4" wide.  Can anyone assist me with the translation of the marks on the box lid?  Or the mark on the underside of the base?  Thanks in advance for looking!


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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion


Selling question

Hello - I have an antique Tiffany locket that was my grandmother's. On the side of the locket it is marked "MADE IN ITALY" "TIFFANY & CO" "STERLING".

Then on the loop it is marked "925" and what looks like "302".

Any ideas on what the 302 means or the age?

Thanks!!!tiffany locket4.jpg

Antique & Vintage Jewelry by Design

Jul 22, 2016 6:04:04 PM PT

Antique Tiffany Locket With Mark 302

If I've asked before, Dory must be rubbing off...  It's costume. but pretty high grade.  Stones glued into the clasp aren't something I see every day.





Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Jul 24, 2016 3:04:17 PM PT

I swear I've seen this somewhere before

Moving things around in a small storage room on the side of my house and Voila!! there is this painting rolled up & laying on the floor under a desk! I unrolled it and saw 2 of the most beautiful little girls I've ever seen - next to my own daughter! Look at the details in their faces - even the ducks look like a they're a photograph!


At first I thought it was a 'Print on Canvas' because it looked so perfect - and because it had a large piece of saran wrap over the artwork. (I never saw a painting rolled up with saran wrap to protect it; I would think it would trap moisture from humidity, but it didn't seem to hurt it).


But looking at it under a magnifying glass you can see it's a painting (as well as the little marks where the artist went outside the border). What I don't understand is why with something this nice there is no signature! I got info here last week on another unsigned painting that turned out to be a copy of "Lady with a Hat" by Matisse - is this a copy of a famous painting? If so by who?


Could it be by an illustrator like the Saturday Evening Post artist James H Crank's painting I found & posted here last week asking about it - it has the same real life details in their faces as in his painting.


Finally, is it safe to store painted canvases with saran wrap over the art?


As always, I appreciate the help from you guys!






Collectibles & Art discussion

I am a complete novice at SEO but I've been reading a lot and doing my best to get noticed by search engines...especially Google. I was excited to find one of my listing pics on the first page of Google images...until I clicked on it. Instead of taking image searchers to my listing, MY picture take people to the launching page for the Category. My item...that brings a would-be buyer to eBay has been hi-jacked by eBay.

Is this a deliberate misuse of my image by eBay? Or do I need to add some king of meta tag or something to taker buyers to MY listing?

This is my image as it appears in Google Image Search. My listing title appears clearly....100 Handmade etc. but when someone clicks on my image they are taken to the ebay launch page for Blank Gift Tags -   http://www.ebay.com/bhp/blank-gift-tags - my listing represented by the picture below doesn't even appear on this page. The results of the image search doesn't mention my store name or offer people a way to navigate to my store. Most of the visible listings for from top rated Chinese sellers and brick & mortar sellers.  How is this fair? Can it be fixed? The wind has been taken out of my sail before I even really got started with my store.  Advise? Help?



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Selling question

I am a working woman selling studio equipment on eBay. I was aiming for a top seller rating eventually increase my stock and get better search results and boost my sales.


A few Weeks ago I sold a PreSonus Firestudio to a local zero feedback buyer. He was forcing me to come over to his house and set up his unit over a beer or else he will file an SNAD claim. I refused the request for obvious reasons. He filed an SNAD claim and was decided in my favor. After the decision he continues to blackmail me via email and promised revenge.


I never had any problems or returns before with these units and maintained 100 % feedback.A few days later, four Presonus units from for different local buyers was ordered in the total value of $1000. SNAD claims were filed immediately after the purchase and simultaneously escalated. I received three transaction defect strikes within a single day pushing my account below average and would probably about to get the fourth one, had I not cancel the order before the payment was made.


So far, only one Presonus unit was returned to me, completely ruined, urinated on and with a marker drawn a **bleep** on it. I lost shipping and handling and the unit. eBay says it doesn't want to get involved because they did not see the unit and they don't care. I am not allowed to appeal the case. Not only I lost thousand dollars, but I am also genuinely scared and anxious and fear to sell under this terms.


Please advise any help would be appreciated.




Shipping & Returns discussion

Jul 22, 2016 10:01:45 PM PT

A Sellers Nightmare

So I received this offer for an item Im selling and got this huge sob maybe story ,and was told this item wasnt able to be found on the big world of internet shopping ."scratches Head " and would i consider lowering price...So after some research the item wasn't found by myself either ,,,decided to mark it up ...anyway Im new but  not Stew....and the buyer would have been a 1st time buyer so they couldnt have bought from me based  on my polices ,,and I was wondering if this is common for some one to see the value and try to low ball you just to get it from you on the cheap  to resale

Getting Started question

Hi, I am looking for some help before submitting a return request.  I have two issues that need resolved but I don't know how to proceed. 


I ordered two exact mower deck belts from a ebay seller a few days ago.  The shippment arrived, but once I opened the package, it only contained one belt.  I first contacted the seller to notify them of the missing belt.  However, after looking at the description, I realized that the belts I ordered were supposed to be Exact OEM belts, but the belt he sent me is a generic belt of a slightly different size.  So now I want to return the item all together.  However, how do I return an item when I am missing one of them to begin with?  The return request ask how many I want to return.  If I just say 1 of 2 then I am still stuck paying for the missing belt.  But if I say that I want to return 2/2, the seller can say that I didn't return all the items (even though I only recieved one to start with). 


Can anyone offer any suggestions with how I should proceed?  Thanks!



Shipping & Returns discussion

Jul 22, 2016 12:43:29 PM PT

How to proceed with this the return?

I had a beautiful vintage dress listed for around 60.  I was made an offer of less than 50% and we finally settled on about 45%.  I shipped it to her and she gave me negative feedback saying it smelled of cigarettes.  I have a smoke free home.  I emailed her and said I was sorry it smelled of cigarettes and offered for her to return it...she said no she would have it cleaned.  Now my 100% positive rating has been harmed by someone I gave a hugh discount to.  I'm very upset...anyone have suggestions.  I did write a counter to her negative feed back and I blocked her. 

Selling question

Jul 22, 2016 2:59:28 PM PT

gave Discount then got negative feedback

So I bought something from a seller on eBay a on 7/7/16. I payed through PayPal and eCheck from my bank account. It took about three days to clear, but the seller still hasn't shipped! They are located in China, but I think they should have gotten my payment by now. Over the past two weeks I've sent them three messages telling them to check through PayPal since my payment has cleared. But they keep insisting that it is pending. So I considered opening an "item not recieved case".


I just wanted to see if I could open an "Item not received case" through eBay but now I'm getting this message, "We're sorry there's an issue with your purchase. It doesn't look like this item has been paid for yet. If you've already paid for this item, you can ask your seller to mark the item as paid. If you haven't paid for the item yet, you can pay now." But my order is completely paid when I check PayPal so I won't even be able to open a case and the seller won't mark it as paid since they believe I haven't paid and keep insisting it's "pending" when it is not. I've also tried opening a case through PayPal and I'm getting the same result.


So I called eBay to make sure and they told me to call PayPal, so I called PayPal. PayPal confirmed that my order was cleared and completed but there is nothing on their end they can do about it. They said they are holding the funds because the seller hasn't shipped my order yet. They advised me to tell the seller to call their customer service, so I've sent the seller another message to call PayPal customer service. But I really don't know what to believe at this point. Not sure what to do because I can't get a refund if I don't file a case. Seems like I'm screwed.

Payments discussion

Trying to list a book, but the only economy option is Fed Ex smart post. Anyone else having this prob?

Selling discussion

Jul 22, 2016 9:16:06 AM PT

Media Mail option not available?

I'm pretty new to selling here on eBay. I've already had a few successful sales, no problem, but today I received a refund request on an item 10 hours after I'd already shipped it and entered the USPS tracking information. I obviously plan to call both eBay and PayPal in the morning to try to figure this out, but I'm really worried that someone is trying to scam me and this situation has made me feel really putoff of the whole selling thing.


Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated. Thank you very much to anyone who reads and responds to this.

Selling question

Jul 21, 2016 10:29:36 PM PT

Can someone help me out?

Could someone please help identify the language that the  text  is written in,  on this page? I was told it is from a religious text.  It is framed and under glass. It is at least vintage - again - from what I was told. I had hoped to include several pictures but it looks like space for one is offered?

Thank you very much

Collectibles & Art discussion

Hello,  I have a Antik Kraft purse that I can't find on ebay for sell or sold. Is this authentic?

Fashion discussion

Jul 22, 2016 10:35:57 AM PT

Help with this Antik Kraft purse please

Say you have an item listed with a start price of $10.00, There are 2 bids on it but the price still says $10.00. Why is this?

Bidding & Buying question

Jul 23, 2016 1:54:11 PM PT


Is there a way to block an annoying person from sending messages, I am being harrased by someone wanting to lowball an item I have for sale. I have asked him to leave me alone with no effect.


Selling question

Jul 22, 2016 10:55:38 AM PT

block annoying person

Starting an eBay Business question

Hi Guys,


I tried to pay for an item with my credit card, it seems that my transaction was failed. Could you please help?

Buying & Selling Basics discussion

Jul 22, 2016 10:28:54 AM PT


I just received a purchase of 3 stuffed animals marked new. The seller had them packaged in an old box that wasn't completely sealed. 1 items is damaged and they all smell really musty and moldy. Very strong odor. Can I return? what do I have to do? Does seller pay for postage? The box is so damaged I'd have to buy a new box as well. What's the best way to do this. I havn't gotting feedback from seller yet will he be able to leave me negative feedback for requesting a return?

Shipping & Returns question

Is there a fix for the 'no sort by newly listed' bug in IE 11? This is driving me nuts!


Thanks guys. I managed to work up a hack to recreate a link to a properly configured page. 



Also, USPS tracking info is truncating last four digits.


eBay must have fixed some things that weren't broken.

Bidding & Buying question

I want to block someone from making any further purchases from me.   I didn't used to have a problem find the place to do it, but it seems now it's not there.  



Buying & Selling Basics question

Can I use multiple ebay gift cards to pay for a single transaction?

Payments question

Selling question

When a seller lists free shipping and best offer option why does it then say offer does not include shipping ? Mike

Bidding & Buying question

I understand how to exclude AK or HI, or to set up "local only" selling, but how do I exclude states I don't want to sell to/ship to?

Selling question

How do I send more money to a seller to cover unexpected costs for an oversize package to be transported via Greyhound Freight?

Shipping & Returns question

How do I supply a return shipping label.  item is fine, just not what buyer expected and I don't want a defect for SNAD, or a negative feedback.

Shipping & Returns question

How do I delete a question or statement made in the community if I"m not seeing that option?

Getting Started question

Jul 23, 2016 6:28:58 AM PT

Community Posts

Is it possible to change listings that have ended with 14 day policy to a 30 day policy? Seems that I cannot even change to advanced tool using the re-list option. It is quite inconvenient to re-upload all the pictures to change from a 14 day to a 30 day policy.

Selling discussion


I sold the items more than $1,500 and just wondering how much eBay taking away from my account, i.e., listing items,  insertion fees, pictures and etc.?


On the  PayPal site, I can see how much PayPal chaged all of  my sold items that is very easy to see.  However, there are NO way to find how much eBay charged all of my sold items.


Your help would be greatly appreciated.

Selling question

Would someone please help me identify this brand.  There is no tags at all.  This is the third time posting.



Buying & Selling Basics question

Jul 23, 2016 1:41:42 PM PT

Please I need help identifying a brand?

Would anyone mind looking at my page? I don't have many items listed. I would appreciate any thoughts on my prices, descriptions, titles, etc.. Please be kind. I'm learning here.:-)


Buying & Selling Basics discussion

Jul 23, 2016 10:51:21 AM PT

New Seller Needs Advice

I had a buyer request a return, and eBay of course gives us the option to buy a label to allow the buyer to return the item. However, when I click that option, it takes me nowhere so I don't know how the buyer actually gets the label. The two times I did this option, the buyers said they never received anything so they could not ship back to me. The third time, I just bought one on stamps.com, scanned it, and added it as an attachment to an eBay message to the buyer, to ensure they got a label. Frustrating.

Shipping & Returns question

Jul 23, 2016 5:41:35 PM PT

How do I send a return label to a buyer?

I wrote to seller because of sent item was damaged. (S)he promised that (s)he will send a new item without resend damaged item.

I waiting two month ago but nothing send to me...


How can I foward whole emails to ebay solution center bacuase of I'm out of 30 days protection.


Shipping & Returns discussion

Hi, can anyone help me with this purse in finding the style name?  It measures 10x8.5x2.5.  Thanks in advance

Fashion discussion

Jul 23, 2016 5:20:20 PM PT

Coach style name?

Can multiple purchases that are paid for individually be combined?  A single buyer purchased 3 items and paid for them individually...how can I combine them in order to offer this buyer a shipping discount?

Seller Hub discussion



 I wanted to buy an item, but also wanted to ask a question. I went though the procedure but his/her site said please use an email address

they gave as there were a lot of questions, so I sent an email to the address and receive this reply back:


There's a problem with the recipient's mailbox. Please try resending your message. If the problem continues, please contact your email admin.

mx.google.com gave this error:
The email account that you tried to reach is disabled. e85si8647105oig.147 - gsmtp


 The seller is in the Ukraine and I am in Canada,  but now if I did purchase the item Paypal may not go though...  


Any suggestions or comments welcome...


Thank you



Bidding & Buying question

Jul 23, 2016 8:25:18 AM PT

How to contact a seller when cannot

I don't seem to be able to upload a pic. I used to be able to. Thanks for any help.

Collectibles & Art discussion

I know I'm impatient, but is it really too much to expect more than 2 views on my listings? Are people just not buying? Is anyone home, eBay? LOL. I'm about ready to pull the plug. I've marked things as low as possible just trying to clear some stuff out (so I can get new stuff)... UGH.

Selling discussion

Is it smarter to list fewer items for sale?  It seems that the items at the bottom don't get any attention but when they start to move up due to date they then begin to get watchers.  Just curious - should I just list all my items and keep them up for whatever amount of time it takes to sell them (relisting) or take some off?

Selling question

Jul 24, 2016 9:34:01 AM PT

listing items for sale

I sold a pair of very good condition pre-owned Brunswick bowling shoes back on the 7th, and I get a Refund Request today from them stating that the soles detatched during bowling the other night.  There were pictures provided, but it seems like more damaged was done than they explained.  Starting to wonder if it's even the same pair =/    What do you guys think?  Should I give a full refund?  Here are some before and after pictures...  




Selling discussion

Jul 21, 2016 5:30:59 PM PT

Buyer claims shoes fell apart

I am not able to send any message to seller. The page is reporting "This message cannot be sent at this time.".

Technical Issues discussion

Jul 22, 2016 4:27:27 AM PT

This message cannot be sent at this time.

Im sure you guys have seen this type of post all too often and your probably tired of seeing them so i apologise for posting yet another 'ive been scammed' type post.


I recently sold 8 console games right here on ebay. All 8 were auctions which ended all that the same time. The very next day (19th) i sent all 8 games out at the same time to their buyers using the local post office. All 8 were sent 'Royal mail 1st class - Estimated 2-4 business days'.  I actually lost the postage reciept on my way back from the post office.


On the same day 19th i got a message from one of the buyers asking if i could post same day, i ofc said yes and did so.


The (20th) he messages me again saying "did come today give tell Monday to come if not won't be happy person


I explained the postage and estimated delivery times to him.


On the 21st he sends another message: "still nothing" I knew now i was going to have a problem with this guy who has only 2 feedback.


On the 22nd he sends: "still nothing"


On the same day (22nd) he sends another message: "refund me now or can go throw eBay to my refund"


Obviously i didnt refund him since the game is in the post. 


This morning a case has been opened by him.


3 options were presented to me: 1. Provide tracking number which regretfully i dont have. 2. Send a refund. 3. Message buyer.


I messaged buyer to explain yet again about the postage.



I have a feeling he is going to get his refund and hes going to keep the game right? So frustrating. I can handle losing the game and the money but im going to be landed with a negative feedback that i dont deserve.




Selling discussion

Jul 23, 2016 2:43:55 AM PT

Im being scammed aren't i?

Technical Issues discussion

Jul 21, 2016 5:41:22 PM PT

Wont let me send messages

We listed a Fender Stratt history broschure in the electric guitar catagory and got a 3 day slap on the wrist for the audacity of listing miscatagorized, apparently it may  confuse poor shoppers by selling a Fender strat enthusiast item in the fender strat catagory,  but would it have been fine to list in multiple catagories?  I think it is another attempt to drive away the small seller, we are running a small music store and every little bit helps, and we have always used ebay, to the enrichment of the ebay machine, for a while, but we are no amazon and will never be.

Selling discussion

Jul 22, 2016 1:43:38 PM PT

Temp Suspension of selling

A customer bought 4 items, paid for with one invoice.  I boxed them up and shipped them out.  Unfortunately I didn't know that I had to upload tracking manually for three of the four items since the shipping program only assigned tracking to one item.


Now, I've got 3 defects for late uploading of tracking on three of the four items IN THE SAME BOX.


I've spoken with an account specialist with eBay and been informed that this cannot be changed and I will simply have to live with losing my TRS for the next three months.


Is this correct? 

Selling discussion

Jul 22, 2016 9:39:48 AM PT

3 Late Shipping Defects

Selling discussion

Jul 22, 2016 11:25:11 AM PT


I get this kind of return all the time.


I had a summer sale and offered up some decent but languishing stock at a giveaway price. In this case a $90 shirt for $4.99 + s/h


Buyer buys 2 and pays $9.98 + $6.80 for priority shipping.  Total payment $16.78


Buyer gets the shirts and they don't fit him.  So he opens a return request, which I approve.


Package containing the shirts arrives back. He apparently didn't have access to any flat rate padded Priority mailers at his post office so he paid counter rate by weight - from CA to NC - over 1 pound - $12.40


On receipt of the returned shirts, I refund his $9.98 purchase price.


So at the end of the day he has no shirts and is out of pocket $19.20 after the refund


Most of the returns I get are just like this one - for fit. And while I understand returning an expensive item for a refund even though it puts the buyer in the red, I truly don't understand buyers returning such inexpensive items and being so disproportionately in the red.  Surely at the counter, when the USPS clerk says That'll be $12.40 please,  the buyer must realize that he's free to change his (or her) mind and keep the item(s) and donate, gift, or sell.  But no....time and again I see buyers end up seriously out of pocket just to have tried something on and send it back again. 

Selling discussion