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okay guys i need help! I saw an add on craigslist for 4 tickets to the cowboys @ eagles for only $500 and it was section 138, row 12.  which these tickets are faily expensive so right away red flag.  the ad gave a phone number to text.  i texted them and they told me to email them for more info.  so i did and then i received this; 

 

Hi,
I have for sale 4 Philadelphia Eagles vs Carolina Panthers Tickets for Mon, Nov. 10th. My seats are located side by side in Section 138 Row 12. The price for all 4 tickets is $500 and you will also receive a parking pass. I am a season ticket holder so if you are interested in buying another game or all home games I can sell you my 4 season for $1500.
Currently I am on a business trip with my World Health Organization Team around the country to raise funds for people with diabetes and I won't be able to any of the home games this year. I bought the tickets before I knew I had to cancel my football plans. Due to time sensitivity and to make sure that we do this transaction safe and secured, I would like to do this online through Buyer Protection who are affiliated with eBay and they handle the whole process. As a season ticket holder I also have digital tickets (etickets) which I will send to you from my season account to your email address. This takes less than 30 minutes. I want you to know that I will not receive a single dollar until you have the tickets in your possession and you are 100% satisfied with them.
If you are interested in buying the tickets, please email me back with your full name and shipping address or email address where you would like the tickets to be sent.
Thank you and I hope you have a great day!
 
so i responded saying that i only wanted the tickets for the game on 12/14.  withing seconds of sending that email i received another from this lady asking if i had received the einvoice.  i checked and i had am invoice from ebay....
 
You are receiving this e-mail because the seller Anita Wastin, has selected eBay Buyer Protection to handle a secure online transaction with you.
eBay Invoice #347738213768 for: 4 Philadelphia Eagles vs Dallas Cowboys Tickets
 
  
Hello,
 
eBay member Anita Wastin, as the Seller, started a new transaction through eBay Buyer Protection Program and registered you, Josh Windemaker, as the Buyer.
We verified all the details of this transaction and we concluded that they are accurate and the transaction is approved.
Please follow our instructions to complete the transaction safely.
 
 
Review and pay for your eBay purchase:
 

4 Philadelphia Eagles vs Dallas Cowboys Tickets in Section 138 Row 12
Sale price:
Shipping cost:
Total:
 US $500.00
 US $0.00
 US $500.00
Status:
Condition: 
Inspection Period:
Refund Option:
Delivery:
 
 Payment Pending
 New/Unused
 3 days
 Yes
 E-tickets via email. Buyer will receive e-tickets within 60 minutes upon payment confirmation.
 
 
 
Buyer
Name:
Address:
 
 
Josh Windemaker
(I deleted this)
 
 
Note: Buyer must present a valid email address in order to receive the e-tickets.
http://pics.ebaystatic.com/aw/pics/asteriskG_10x10.gif How to send the money to eBay Buyer Protection
  
                  
Payment must be submitted via MoneyPak, an easy and convenient way to send money to where you need it. The MoneyPak works as a cash top-up card. Once you purchase it at a participating retailer with cash, you can use it to make payments to eBay. eBay Buyer Protection will secure the payment until the buyer receives, inspects and accepts the tickets. Or, if it will be the case, eBay Buyer Protection will refund the payment to the buyer. 
 Take your cash to a major retailer. Walmart       CVS         Kroger           Aid          Walgreens
 Buy one $500 GreenDot MoneyPak card. (Like the one in the picture above. MoneyPak card should have 14 digits)
 Click the Pay Now button below to make the payment or fax the GreenDot MoneyPak codes at +1 206-202-0803
 
                
http://form.jotform.us/form/40476807350152

If you have any questions please fell free to contact us at BuyerProtection-tickets@representative.com

We're available from 5:00 AM-10:00 PM Pacific Standard Time (PST), every day.

           

this seemed sketchy again! lol because when I clicked the pay now button it takes me to a page that asked for my name, email, and the moneypak card number....i have this gut feeling that its just one elaborate scam from a pro! i copied and pasted the invoice from ebay so it probably doesnt look the same, but it def looks legit in my email haha....so please help me out friends! =) thanks a lot! 

Buying & Selling Basics question

Oct 21, 2014 9:30:06 PM PT

feels like a scam!

 

The seller`s original description is  I quoted Used very little like new.

 

But what seller sent me was a nasty watch and full of dirt and scrach in the photos  .It likes The Gold Watch in movie pulp ficiton.

 

I opened a return request  and seller didn't responed  so ebay step in and aproved the return.

 

But now the seller didn't  admitted this at all ,blame all responsibilities on me and eBay , won't  refund me even I return the item and return shipping .

 

 And seller  just offer to sent  me the original  accessaries which he claims found after sent me the item.

 

How can sent these informations to ebay and other buyers ?

 

 

 

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Bidding & Buying discussion

Oct 22, 2014 11:17:12 PM PT

Is 'like new ' mean nasty on eBay now ?

   I wrote a listing description. I spaced between each numbered description detail. I listed and then see that my paragraphs are all run together in to one paragraph. SO hard to read. I have tried revising 3 times and still I can't  make it list as I typed it. Could this be a problem with my Java? I'm frustrated and...can't figure out what's going on. PLease help. The item listing number is 121467693515. Thanks for any help.

Tools & Apps question

Oct 22, 2014 8:37:20 PM PT

What is wrong with my listing detail?

Turquoise ceramic urn? Can anyone help identify this piece & its makers mark? Much Thanks!
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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Ummmm ~ Riddle me this, Batman (:smileyvery-happy:) ~ I check in on the group to see if perchance, we have any activity (nope:smileysad:), and I notice the little cart at the top right side of the page now has a bright orange 2 ~ so I click on the bright orange 2, and this is what I see:

 

 

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Ummmm ~ not mine ~ eBay's got some 'splainin' to do! 

Part-time eBay Sellers discussion

Oct 21, 2014 5:31:11 PM PT

My Cart Runneth Over!

I've been stocking up on some purty opening gifs, might as well start a Daily Chat! 

 

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Nicobar Pigeon

 

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New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

Hello, This was purchased at the Brimfield antiques show and we're unable to find anything out about it. It appears to us, to be marked as a pound of silver. We even brought it to a local jewler who said he couldn't be sure either and was uninterested in purchasing it. Thanks

 

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Antiques discussion

Oct 22, 2014 7:43:54 AM PT

Thought on this possible silver statue?

When I was very young I remember my grandmother having this statue on the piano.   Being very young, I was scared of it.  I always thought it was creepy looking.

 

What I would like to know if this statue is of Pus N Boots?  Also, it is made of a heavy metal. I'm thinking maybe bronze.  It's weighs 13 lbs and is 15 inches tall..  The bottom is filled with some kind of resin.  It has a velvet cover on the bottom I just took it off to look at it further.  How does one test for bronze?  Or is this made to look like bronze?

 

There is a similar one on the net but it is much larger and used as a garden statuary.  He's wearing a hat unlike mine.   There are no identifing marks on my statue and no country of origin.   I do know it's old. 

 

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Collectibles & Art discussion

Today was the best thrift store treasure hunting day ever! I found this Emanuel Shary painting for $29! But, I wasn't sure being behind glass, and I spent 20 minutes with my little magnifying glass looking at it from all angels until it was finally the white hairs of his beard that convinced me it just may be a real pastel or charcoal or colored pencil.

Like an idiot when I got home I immediately started trying to get it out of the frame to see if it was real or not - without taking pictures of it in the frame + breaking the glass protecting it in the process because I was so nervous (but thank God not hurting the painting)

I knew immediately it was real from the feel of it, but I had no idea if I had a pastel, a colored pencil drawing or charcoal. I am still not sure, but believe it is a pastel because looking Schary up I saw he has worked with pastels.

 

How do you tell a pastel painting from a colored penciled one? Or a charcoal one (if they have colors other than black)

It has a almost soft gritty/powdery feel (best way I can think to describe it), and I'm guessing pencil would be more smooth?

 

The back of the paper has some unusual letters & numbers; maybe they tell what paper it is and the time period?

 

Any idea how to find out the painting's name? - Most of his original paintings that I've found have a title.

 

I GREATLY appreciate any help with this - I want to list it correctly so hopefully this beauty will help me pay off the new pvc plumbing I had to completely replace when my 50+ yr old cast iron system finally collapsed!

 

 

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Collectibles & Art discussion

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Collectibles & Art discussion

eBay technical issue - Not loading properly - Site broken or down most of the time!!!!??!?!?

This is the way eBay is loading from days.. I have tried multiply PCs, Operating systems and browsers.

Also this problem is showing to multiply accounts .. the site is either not loading or loading broken.

I can hardly go to my seller options and can not either add tracking number nor print my invoices.

 

SOMEONE FROM EBAY TO COMMENT!? This is absurd sitation which should lead to multiply people to lose their jobs in eBay!

 

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Technical Issues discussion

I so rarely find any deco around here..wanna list it right.  But I think the more I research the more I confuse myself.  

 

1)Is it called Paperclip or peanut chain?

 

2)Would it be called a drop, lariat, or negligee necklace?  And would the 'choker' term apply here or no? The total length is 13 1/2" with a 3" drop  

 

3)And what type of cut are the clear glass beads? All I can think of is multi-faceted rondelles. (maybe polished?)  They have nice flat tables...love the stacked design

 

Anyhoo..I appreciate any help!

 

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Oct 23, 2014 3:20:36 PM PT

Needy Questions on A Deco Necklace

Do you think the dangles are scales? Pretty gloomy here today so I was going thru a jewelry box and had had forgot I had it. The larger filigree medallion almost looks like it has a cross design, but what do I know? lol Thanks!

 

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Does anyone know anything about this vase?

I am confused by the two different images on the opposite sides.

I know NOTHING about this vase so any info/guesses is very much appreciated.

 

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Oct 22, 2014 1:54:36 PM PT

Pottery: Art Vase Tall, Floral

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Good morning!

New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

I was the top bidder. Then an hour and a half later later someone else is the top bidder with EXACTLY the same amount. How is it that someone can fool the system like that. It is not fair If I bid that number first I should have priority. When can EBAY fix this problem?? This auction closes tomorrow and it isn't much money but it is a matter of principle and trust!!

 

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Getting Started question

Anyone recognize this small vaseline opalescent brides basket.  The bowl itself is about 3" tall and 4 7/8" in diameter.  It is about 7' tall with frame.

Any help is greatly appreciated.

 

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

I have a $1 star note that looks like an error, I am not really  sure, discoloration does note go through, only on front of bill. Any help would be great!  thanks, mike.error.JPG

Product Discussions discussion

Can anyone tell me what African tribe these carvings are from & if they are real or just made for tourist trade?

They are 4.5' high and have a metal over parts of them and the male has a unusual bird design at the bottom - it has a jeaf for a wing.

The inside of the back looks like they were hand carved.

They seem pretty big for a tourist to carry on the plane.

I appreciate any help with these.

 

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Collectibles & Art discussion

I am selling some things for a consignor.  She swears that these pins are from the 40's.  I know what are good signature names on costume jewelry (Weiss, Kramer, etc.) but not items that are unsigned.   One of the ceramic penguins has what lookes like OSTONE.   There is a word above it that starts with a B, but the pin hardware has the rest obscured.  What is your opinion of these, and thank you?

 

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Antique & Vintage Jewelry by Design

Oct 22, 2014 1:49:03 PM PT

Please help with these brooches

Smoke 'em if you got 'em!  Smokin' hot eye candy that is.  Please keep the images smaller so this will load quickly, and as always no live auctions. 

 

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Two sterling necklaces, one with lab or synthetic opal, and the other dichroic glass.

 

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Modern Native American.  Big honkin' piece of Zuni inlay.

 

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Oct 21, 2014 8:09:59 PM PT

Fall has fallen on Eye Candy Wednesday

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HI  Appox 9" tall   I googled for images and web content and could not find these  Are they old and out of production?  Could they be fakes?  I don't know if this line is faked but since I cannot find anything.......   I went  to their website and that search yeilded nothing  Anyone recognize them? Any info is much appreciated  TYVM

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Please help id these three different type of blue depression glass. maker? pattern? era?

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Collectibles & Art discussion

Oct 23, 2014 5:39:16 PM PT

ID Depression glass

OMG, can eBay not leave ANYTHING alone!?  Every time I come here, it's different.  Had to Google for a link to this category, couldn't figure out how to find it otherwise.  ::sigh::

 

Anyway.  I recently purchased a teapot which is out of my usual collecting focus.  My research indicates it is "American Belleek", with a mark indicating it was made by Lenox between 1906-1924.  I noted that many other teapots with this mark have similar handles and finials, apparently a common design trait.  However, I cannot find another one like this.  I would like to know if this shape has a name, or belongs to a specific line.  The quality is exceptional compared to the Thirties and Forties colorware I usually collect, the only imperfections I can find are a few tiny glaze pops and a glazed over crumb.  I was wondering, as most of the other pots I saw are very ornately decorated, if this would have precluded it from being decorated, and designated it as a second, or was it meant to be starkly elegant and simple?  I do intend to list this pot to finance my own obsession, so would also be interested in an opinion of what a collector might pay for it (yup, I know book values are worthless!)  Any information would be greatly appreciated.

 

Hope I haven't messed up with these pics, last I knew, eBay auto-resized them if they were too big?  Would also appreciate any gentle advice on what for me, is yet another "new format" for these boards. 

 

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

I am really having difficulties posting this in the proper place, much less getting the correct photos to post.  This signature...does anyone recognize it??

Thank so much!!

 

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Collectibles & Art discussion

Item I sold just came bacjk to me Return to Sender.  USPS attempted delivery and left a notice, but the buyer never picked it up.  I had no idea until the package showed up on my doorstep yesterday.  I have never heard a word from the buyer now about 6 weeks since the purchase date of Sep 2.  Any advise on what I do now?  The item was sold with the "free shipping" option.  If I refund can I deduct my actual shipping cost?  This was the tracking info

Thanks. 

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Shipping & Returns question

Oct 21, 2014 6:19:18 PM PT

Item never picked up and returned to sender

Hello,

I've searched the "regular" spots for information on this silver mark, and it is turning up nothing.  At least not under American Silver Marks

This is a cool pendant, the back is marked "S STER"

Try typing that into google for a last resort search!  Uggh!

Does anyone know what "S" sterling represents.  It is stylized and shows on the left side of the "Ster" mark.  Hard to see.  The pendant weighs 12 grams, it is about 1-1/4".  There are no other markings. 

 

 

 

 

Fine Jewelry, Gems & Precious Metals discussion

Oct 22, 2014 4:59:34 AM PT

S sterling hallmark Recognize?

I posted this question to my home group, Part Time eBay Sellers ~ unfortunately the group gets very little traffic, so thought I would ask for suggestions here.  It is obviously just another eBay glitch ~ but is it serious?

 

I noticed that my "cart" showed two items ~ they aren't mine!  I know that I can just delete them, but my concern is how in the world did they get there in the first place and should I change passwords (this is a posting ID) for both eBay and PayPal?  I really don't have the time or inclination to call CS, but will, if that is what it takes!

 

 

 

 

 

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Selling discussion

Oct 22, 2014 7:55:08 AM PT

eBay Cart Glitch ~ Help!

Hello,

I've searched the "regular" spots for information on this silver mark, and it is turning up nothing.  At least not under American Silver Marks

This is a cool pendant, the back is marked "S STER"

Try typing that into google for a last resort search!  Uggh!

Does anyone know what "S" sterling represents.  It is stylized and shows on the left side of the "Ster" mark.  Hard to see.  The pendant weighs 12 grams, it is about 1-1/4".  There are no other markings. 

 

 

 

 

Fine Jewelry, Gems & Precious Metals discussion

OK so I read up on damaged returns and most people say chalk it up to a loss...
I sell sports memorabilia and cards so unlike other items there is no current inventory these are a lot of the time rare items. I sold this item to a buyer he claimed damaged and did the refund no questions asked, but I knew it wasn't damaged otherwise I would of mentioned it in the listing or never sold it. I did side by side of the condition prior and after and it's evident that the buyer damaged it for what ever reason... The card is not scracted, indented, and the autograph smudghed...  Now I have no $ and a card that is damaged and near worthless that can not be replaced because there are on 10 in the world. So am I just out $200. How is this fair to a seller especially an honest one? Why is there so much portection for buyers and sellers really get a raw deal?

 

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Selling question

Oct 22, 2014 8:45:26 AM PT

Item damaged by buyer

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8 days and counting...bring in fun costume pics for show and tell! 

New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

She is made in china for the pleasant co.  Thanks for any help you can give me.

 

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Toys & Hobbies discussion

The time zone on the My eBay pages are in PDT. Is there a way to change it to EST?

 

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My Account question

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Part-time eBay Sellers discussion

Hi everyone,

 

Can someone out there help me identify what these Halloween illustrations are? They each measure about 6-1/2" x 5". I thought they were iron-on transfers when I initially purchased them, but now I'm not so sure. They are printed on thin, clear plastic paper. They seem to possibly be for glass, but are not sticky and would be the wrong way on a window. I am just hoping that someone may have seen the illustrations before. Thanks in advance for any help!

 

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Collectibles & Art discussion

Oct 21, 2014 11:09:34 PM PT

Please Help ID These Halloween Illustrations

Hi Glassies :smileyhappy:

 

I have this pair of vases and am wondering if I have the right idea for a listing title: - “Pair Blue Opaline Bristol Glass Mary Gregory Style Vases”. How does that sound?

 

They measure 4-3/4” tall, 3-1/2” across the top, 2-11/16” across the foot. The bottom looks like a finely polished pontil mark.

 

As always, thanks for any help :smileyhappy:

 

 

 

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

This is a beatuful hand made pin,hand painted,highly glaze,signed by artist..
I can't make out the artist name..please help.
Measures about 2 1/4" Long x 1 2/16" Wide
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Collectibles & Art discussion

I'm leaning towards some type of agate, but figured I'd ask first just in case someone recognizes it.  VERY dark stone, but in the sunlight there's clear lines or "layers" so to speak.  It's a chantille style pin brooch combo, sterling and copper,  probably 70's I'm guessing.  Only marked "925".  Thank you for any suggestions!

 

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

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Collectibles & Art discussion

Tonight I had a potential buyer that contact me about an outrageous shipping estimate. I started investigating while playing message tag.

 

I logged in under another account, entered the buyers address (as my own), and proceeded to add 6 RV table legs to the cart. Once in the cart, I was presented with this (look at the FedEx Ground price):

 

 

Luckily the buyer contacted me to ask if that was correct. Most would not bother and just move on. Now watch what happens to those prices as I proceed to checkout. The amount shown $64.02 is still there screaming ripoff! You have to scroll down to the bottom. I have a big screen and it does not even show the real shipping price without searching for it at the bottom of the page (below is just the bottom HALF of the cropped checkout page).

 

So the $64.02, that ebay was scaring the buyer with page after page, turned out to be $12.33.

WHY NOT SHOW $12.33 TO START WITH???

 

Selling discussion

I have had these in the "don't know" box for months.  Hungarian, Polish?  Can anyone help me identify these little jugs.  I assume they are red? clay cream pitchers. Not sure if they are soldiers or how to describe. They are about 4-1/4” tall 3-1/4” wide from the spout to back of the handle.  Weight is right around 5 ounces each.  Any help is greatly appreciated

 

 

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Oct 22, 2014 7:04:51 AM PT

Hungarian pottery jugs? Please help.

What company does this represent?  It is on the bottom on a beer stein made in West Germany.  Thanks!

 

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Collectibles & Art discussion

Oct 23, 2014 8:30:41 AM PT

Helo with West Germany Beer Stein Logo

I also posted a thread for this piece on the Pottery, Glass & Porcelain board. 

 

This piece is 10 3/4 inches in height and made with a reddish brown pottery.  It appears to be a bartender and he is holding a bottle inscribed "vinho do porto" which I believe is Portuguese for "port wine."  It appears to be old, lots of crazing and some rippling to the glaze in the back that has chipped off a bit.  No markings on the bottom.

 

I haven't been able to find anything like it.  Any help with age, origin and key words for listing purposes would be great.  Thanks!

 

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Antiques discussion

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Oct 23, 2014 1:43:07 PM PT

few pieces of a repair lot

hello , all

Since March I have a lock on the account.
I was just 9 not satisfied customers.
in the help I learned that I could sell now since November.
but as soon as November already ebay.com blockade imposed on me at all that I will not be able to sell on ebay.com
I'm Polish and I will only be able to sell in Poland, please save me, maybe someone knows a way to regain the ability to sell on ebay.com?

 


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My Account question

Oct 23, 2014 6:37:27 AM PT

my account have limit

This piece is 10 3/4 inches in height and made with a reddish brown pottery.  It appears to be a bartender and he is holding a bottle inscribed "vinho do porto" which I believe is Portuguese for "port wine."  It appears to be old, lots of crazing and some rippling to the glaze in the back that has chipped off a bit.  No markings on the bottom.

 

I haven't been able to find anything like it.  Any help with age, origin and key words for listing purposes would be great.  Thanks!

 

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

don't remember where I got this bracelet.  It is so pretty but it needs the end re-attached, soldered I guess and I haven't gotten around to finding someone to do it but it has beautiful stones.  :smileyhappy:003.JPG002.JPG004.JPG

 

 

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Im thinking its bible related but idk. Adam and eve? The one by the water fall looks like it has wings. An angel? Satan? Opinions please im stumped.

 

Collectibles & Art discussion

Oct 24, 2014 9:53:51 AM PT

Bible themed shirt? Opinions please

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I have a few pieces with this mark on it  It's probably some newer maker's mark/symbol  I can't place it and I googled my fingers off (almost)  Is it a butterfly?  Recognize it?  Thanks 

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

HI, I have this set that is very busy! Plastic beads, rhinestones (one missing) and baroque faux pearls. The beads look like there are held in place by a rod that  extends from the middle of the  filigree backs . The rhinestones settings are part of the filigree backs. It has a box clasp. Any ideas on who the maker might be? As always thank you.

 

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Oct 23, 2014 5:31:43 PM PT

Who's my daddy?

Dear Members,

 

I am new to eBay and would like to ask a question regarding a shipping calculator available in my listings in an ebay store. The seller is located in Australia.

 

I would like to be able to have this on my listings:

 

Shipping calculator

 

Will this calculator work in Australia so that buyers can enter their ZIP code and get varying rates for shipping based on their location?

 

Or do I have to use a 3rd party plugin to implement such functionality in my auctions? If so do you have any recommendations regarding such plugins?

 

I will appreciate your help!

Shipping & Returns discussion

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I could really use some help identifying the maker associated with the marking on this porcelain woman. Thanks in advance to anyone who can provide some information!

Collectibles & Art discussion

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Booksellers discussion

Oct 22, 2014 9:27:06 AM PT

book thought for today

 

 

Starburst foot, six sided stem, crosshatch and 7 point starburst pattern on glass, 7 1/4" tall.  Thank you in advance for any help you might offer.  - Mary

 

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Oct 23, 2014 1:40:09 PM PT

Help with Glass Pattern

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Collectibles & Art discussion

Oct 23, 2014 5:46:48 PM PT

Native American Indian basket tray?

I have no expertise in this type of printing, any help? No little dots that I see on most prints.

 

 

 

 

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Collectibles & Art discussion

I can not find another vase like this.  It is  9 5/8 inches in height and parked on the bottom.  Can anyone tell me the age, origin and possibly read the mark on the bottom?  Any help at all would be greatly appreciated.  Thanks!

 

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Antiques discussion

Oct 24, 2014 8:10:07 AM PT

Asian metal signed vase. TIA!

How do I actually get an answer from someone?  I have tried to print a refund label for the past 3 days and each time it says there is a problem and to try again later!!  If this is somekind of problem I wish they would fix it and stop changing everything else!!

Sorry we're not able to process the label at this time, please try again later.

Print a free return label and ship the item back to the seller by Oct 29, 2014.
Print return label
 
 
Hold on while we create your return label

Technical Issues discussion

Christmas came yesterday! =) I love her. She has brown sleep eyes and is a big girl. I've not seen a big Fulper doll with brown sleep eyes before. Her clothes she came in are antique but  I put her in this dress to show her knobby knees, lol.

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Dolls discussion

Oct 23, 2014 5:57:21 PM PT

My new Fulper doll =)

This elephant is large measuring 3 1/2" in length and can also be worn as a pendant.  Would you say this is an indian or african elephant, and would call the color deep coral? I think it's acrylic, and is pretty heavy and solid.  TIA

 

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

I think it's for sure circa 1970's.  I'm almost getting a Russian or Scandinavian feel from it, but it's hard to tell.  Any one else have any ideas??  No markings anywhere unforntunatey,  but does acid test at sterling.  It's missing a safety chain as well, maybe the mark was on that? Who knows!  Thank you for any help :smileyhappy:

 

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

I have bought an item from a seller located at Warminster, PA, USA.

The item was shipped via Global Shipping., take a look to the tracking at Ebay site:

 

Global tracking #:

UPBAA000760046166348

Carrier:

Multiple Carriers
This shipment has been transferred to AMXKEB for delivery to the final destination # 3984849293

Status:

ACCEPTEDIN TRANSITDELIVERED

Delivery Attempt-

Oct-23-14, 08:17 AM, Tel Aviv 69710

Delivery Attempt-

Oct-21-14, 08:59 AM, Tel Aviv 69710

In Transit with Destination Carrier

Oct-20-14, 10:36 AM, Tel Aviv 69710

Customs Cleared

Oct-20-14, 08:14 AM, Tel Aviv 69710

In Transit with Destination Carrier

Oct-02-14, 06:53 AM, Tel Aviv 69710

Shipped from Shipping Center to International Destination

Sep-29-14, 19:46 PM, Erlanger

Customs Documentation and Labeling

Sep-29-14, 16:17 PM, Erlanger

Processing at Shipping Center

Sep-29-14, 16:08 PM, Erlanger

Global tracking #:

UPAAA000000077128837

Carrier:

Multiple Carriers

Status:

ACCEPTEDIN TRANSITDELIVERED

Arrived at US shipping Center

Sep-29-14, 12:35 PM, ERLANGER, KY 41025

Enroute to US Shipping Center

Sep-29-14, 02:35 AM, ELSMERE, KY

In Transit-ARRIVAL SCAN

Sep-27-14, 00:49 AM, ELSMERE, KY

In Transit-DEPARTURE SCAN

Sep-26-14, 22:46 PM, LEXINGTON, KY

In Transit-ARRIVAL SCAN

Sep-26-14, 10:51 AM, LEXINGTON, KY

In Transit-DEPARTURE SCAN

Sep-25-14, 23:59 PM, HORSHAM, PA

In Transit-ORIGIN SCAN

Sep-25-14, 15:38 PM, HORSHAM, PA

 

At the box the Tracking number gived by Ebay doesn't exist.....

There are the following numbers:

USPS Ground #1Z 250 X00 03 5058 3594

Aramex 3984849293 + LPKEN000000077359132

GCX Global courier Express #0100065290422

Maman transport #  I 036771

 

And I received finally the item at the Nahariya city where I live from the hands of a Israel Postal Authorithy employee who said me that the item was not delivered at Tel Aviv as in the tracking of Ebay was declared.

 

Without a real tracking number and a real information is impossible to obtain any information about the item.

 

If any attempt of delivery is done and in the box is clearly visible the purchaser telephone, is not the transporter obligation to make a phone call?

My address is in Nahariya City, far from Tel Aviv 200 kilometers....

 

Could I accept as logical an attempted delivery in Tel Aviv in 2 oportunities?

 

Twice a mistake?

 

I have opened a non delivery case because this lack of information !!!! Ebay with this Global Shipping Service is endangering the good feedback of the sellers and buyers.....

 

I prefere sellers that ship via USPS, UPS, DHL or any serious international courier service.......

Shipping & Returns discussion

Oct 24, 2014 10:20:13 AM PT

Is this Global Shipping a serious service

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Hi, I've never seen this type of pottery before - Hardtmuth - and just wondered if anyone could tell me anything about it please? and what is the significance of NO.1? thankyou very much, jasmine. 

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Hi all,

 

I have this cup and saucer with the Capodimonte marks.  The marks are different so I do not know if this set is a marriage set or it made

slightly different on purpose.

 

The mark on the cup has what I think are initials of EPP, do those initials mean anything special?  Also, the saucer mark has three dots, does that mean

anything?

 

Any idea on age for this set?  Saucer is 5" diameter and cup is 2-3/8" tall so this is small.

 

Thank you for looking and any help.

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

I strayed far from my usual and picked up this lovely jar today.  It looks like it may have had a lid once.  I thought the design and decoration was marvelous, and it's a nice, heavy, sturdy piece.  What little I can see in the murky depths leads me to believe that it may have been wheel thrown, and assembled in a couple of sections.  Though I know that there is some serious talent out there re. making things look old... this looks, to my untrained eye, to have some genuine wear.  I can see where the design (different on both sides) was drawn on in spots, it does have fine crazing, plus glaze flaws.  It is 9" high.  Oh, please don't tell me it used to have someone's grandma's ashes in it...

 

I guess I would like to know:

1) What is/was it?

2) Approximate age

3) Keywords I can use to do a little research

4) How long I should cry if I break it.

 

Any help would be greatly appreciated! 

 

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

I'd love to know who made this bowl , a long shot but maybe someone will recognise the design .

 

This is unsigned , the base is rounded and is textured almost like the wet clay had been placed on material , this effect is also under the glaze on the underside only , the glaze is also crazed.

 

Measures approx' 7 1/2" across

 

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Oct 24, 2014 10:36:18 AM PT

Mid Century/Eames Era Studio Pottery Bowl

Hello

This is a tiny reliquary, made of metal, with 5cm high and it has hand written 28-8-1909 on the base.

Is it possible? Someone can identify this item? Where was made, and by whom?

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Collectibles & Art discussion

Oct 23, 2014 11:19:19 AM PT

Tiny reliquary, could this be from 1909?

Any ideas as to what gun will fit into this case. The measurements are in the photos. Any help is much appreciated

 

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Product Discussions discussion

Anyone know Furla..would this be authentic? 

Thanks :smileyhappy:

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Fashion discussion

Oct 22, 2014 8:42:07 PM PT

Furla bag

Sterling coat/dresss pin. Sorry for the resolution but this is the best my phone can do.

 

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Oct 23, 2014 8:58:46 AM PT

Can Anyone ID the Mark On This...

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Please help me identify this pattern.

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Hi.

I cant relist an item or sell something until get this problem solved, but I cant actually use my phone now and call the number. Are there any opportunities to solve this and confirm my account? The button "continue" doesnt work.

 

Buying & Selling Basics discussion

Oct 23, 2014 5:03:55 PM PT

Cant confirm my account

This eBay "explanation" is found in the Projected Seller Status area of your selling account. This is pure gibberish. Seriously, a third-grader could be more clear and realistic than this:

 

"The transaction defect rate won’t affect your seller level until you get 8 transaction defects from 8 different buyers within the most recent evaluation period. To remain a Top Rated Seller, you must have fewer than 5 transaction defects from 5 different buyers within that period."

 

"Affected" means "affected." So which is it? Is my status not affected in any way until 8 from 8? Or, as the second sentence states, is my account affected (losing TRS status) when I get 5 from 5.

 

You cannot have it both ways here. Sit down and draw Venn-Boole diagrams for an hour. You can't have "no affect" until 8 from 8, but also have "affect" at 5 from 5.

 

Geezus. I get tired of trying to decipher this nonsense.

Selling discussion

Wow. Amazon is getting hammered. 21% down for the year and is reporting a "huge" quarterly loss and is expected to drop of 12% "more" on Friday. And some of you thought Ebay was bad. Do they have a seller message board there? There has got to be "more" anger there than here.

Selling discussion

I have been shopping for some Callaway golf clubs and ran across several listings. As I always do before bidding on an item, I try to research the seller to make sure they appear legit.  I noticed right away that this selller has HUGE feedback.  Then I noticed that the positive feedback many times were left from the same buyer.  I didn't think much of it at first because I've purchased multiple items from the same seller before.  But then it stuck out like a sore thumb to me that this happens over and over again.  On the sellers feedback page, when I view the items sold and then I click on the buyers hyper link I can see the % of bids with that peticular seller, most of the time it is 75-90% range.  So this seller is apparently covering their negative and neutral feedback scores with fake purchases.  This is also convienient for the seller to run up bids or maybe NOT sell some thing because the price was too low.  I've tried to report it but who knows if eBay will do anything about it.

Bidding & Buying discussion

Oct 23, 2014 4:59:58 AM PT

fraudulant feedback, seller boosting scores

It really shocks me that Ebay allows Sellers to list prints from books published in 1970 illustrating the posters from the era and referring them as actual ORIGINAL posters by Peter Max when they are deffinately not, these posterbook prints are from a 11 x16 book, no publishing stamp, and even the name of the other poster being represented in the book on the nest page behind the print ) ( fyi.. the majority of true originals measure 24" x 36" ) with titles stating ORIGINAL not only in the specifications box,( original/reproduction ) as well as in the Description Box which Ebay has allowed for years, but now in the Header Titles ! And even stating poster's ( art ) being from the year of original publication and not the true statement being from the year it was actually printted. ( 1970 ) . Posters and any art is always worth what someone is willing to pay, im all for that, even if they want to pay 25x what it's actually worth, but with the exception that they know its not original with substantial value and not led to believe it's an original and has original market value, why would Ebay allow fraudulent listings ?

Payments discussion

Oct 21, 2014 8:09:04 PM PT

Misleading titles allowed by Ebay

located a item (Polaris Ranger)on Ebay and Interested in biding or buying it so I became a ebay member. Seller does not have a Ebay email but did list a email in the discription. Shipping was also listed for only $16.75 which cannot be correct. if I buy this item and its never shipped to me do I have recourse?

 

Thanks, C

Bidding & Buying question

i just purchased 3 boxes of old radio testing parts,, but i can't figure out what these 2 pieces are? help !!!

Selling discussion

Oct 22, 2014 11:56:13 AM PT

what are these? old radio testing parts

Hello

 

Can anyone please tell me how to close Ebay store ? I have opened it a few days ago but I didnt get any free listings yes I know Im new but anyway nowhere in the instructions does it say that you must be hare a whole century to get this limit.

 

Then I went to ebay.de open account and as a new user I have now 500 listings there, its a little weird but its true and probably I will stay there.

 

Best

 

Frenk

Selling discussion

Oct 22, 2014 4:41:22 PM PT

How to close store

I was contacted by Paypal today about a transaction Oct 7th. Buyer is trying to get the charge reversed, claiming she didn't buy it. But she did-she even left feedback! I provided the USPS tracking information and Ebay feedback information to Paypal but I don't want to get stuck with a loss even though she clearly received the item. Has this happened to anyone else? Wondering what my chances are..I don't want to take a loss and I don't want this buyer to get my brand new item for free!

Selling discussion

I just started selling on eBay a few months ago and already about feedup with all of this crooked stuff going on with eBay & PayPal.

Ever since,I started selling I always used eBay to print shipping labels.When ever a item sold I printed the shipping label in under 12 hours after buyer paid.Every item that I sold was in the mail with in 24 hours."Same day Shipping & Handling".

I learned today that eBay gave me a low rating for handling time.

Same-day or 1-day handling 5 of 8 (62.50%)This is wrong! All of my transactions was shipped within 24 hours.
91.30% of your transactions had tracking uploaded within handling time and validated by carrier

95.65% Tracking uploaded
(22 out of 23 transactions) Tracking uploaded within handling time 91.30% This is wrong!!!!All of my transactions was uploaded within handling time.
(21 out of 23 transactions) Tracking uploaded and validated by carrier 95.65%(22 out of 23 transactions)

 

Validated by carrier?What????!!!!!....USPS waits till the next day to scan their packages and I get low rated for USPS!!!Not right at all...

eBay is a big lie!Providing false information.Weeding is what eBay is doing.Weeding the small sellers out to make room for China sellers.

 

I see,PayPal announced their changing their 45 day buyer protection to 180 days starting Nov,18th.(PAYPAL ANNOUNCED)

eBay has not announced a word about eBay's Buyer's Protection Policy to -date.(EBAY HAS NOT ANNOUNCED A WORD)

 

Let's put this puzzel together,

eBay didn't make their profit goal this quarterly.eBay's ship is sinking.

eBay and PayPal will be splitting,parting ways starting the second half of 2015.

PayPal is saying bye,bye to eBay because,eBay's ship is sunk.

What other online platform alway's had a 180 day buyers protection policy.AMAZON.

In order for Amazon to accept PayPal.PayPal must change their buyers protection to 180 days which they did.

If you notice,eBay hasn't changed their 45 day buyers protection policy.EBAY HAS NOT ANNOUNCED A WORD.

All of us sellers may as well follow PayPal to Amazon..................

 

 

 

 

Selling discussion

I sold an item yesterday afternoon. I shipped/dropped off the item at the PO this afternoon. That's one business day like my listing said.

 

As I was printing out the postage this morning, I see the buyer has ebay mailed me asking when i was going to ship the item. Apparently she bought an item on Wednesday and expected it to be on the other side of the country using parcel post (as stated in the listing) by the weekend. I ended up upgrading the ship to priority (im now losing money on the item b/c of this) in hopes.

 

Ive looked through her ratings of other sellers and she's neutreled other people on shipping time too......Anyways....Since she emailed me does that give me an automatic defect?

Selling discussion

Oct 23, 2014 4:22:36 PM PT

Did I Just Get a Defect?

So I'm bidding on an item and it keeps telling me Ive been out bid. Ive increased my bid amount a few times but the current bid price never changes? I've refreshed my page a few times . what's going on?

Bidding & Buying discussion

Am I correct? FVF is on total sale (cost of item + shipping) and there is also a fee on shipping? Are sellers being hit twice with final value fees???

Selling discussion

Oct 23, 2014 12:56:12 PM PT

Double final value fees?

My business on ebay has changed over the years.  I initially dealt only in computer type equipment.  Now I find myself selling more and more for friends and neighbors so prairiestatecomputers doesn't really fit.  Looking for feedback - change / don't change?

Thanks

My Account question

In 15 plus years we may have posted 1 or 2 times but this situation is just to much fraud.

 

We have been a top rated plus gold seller for many years I think the account is past the 15 year mark now. We refund everything no matter what.  I describe ebay as a wild and sometime wonderful place to buy and sell from.  But then every few years eBay shows me exactly why we choose to put our energy into every other avenue other than eBay to grow our business.  

Why I refuse to allow ebay to become more than 10% of who we are as a business.  

 

This just happens to be on our buying end.  We purchase a Le Creuset pot that was described as new with a few scratches.  When it arrived that was not the case at all! The seller is brand new with no seller rating and only 126 feedbacks. Which we all know are fake postives as sellers are gagged when it comes to feedback.   MY FIRST MISTAKE, buying from a non rated seller!  

 

MY SECOND MISTAKE caring about the other seller. "We did not file against the "NEW" seller and open a case first".

We put the pot back into the same box, very well padded and returned it to the seller.  

 

We emailed and had a friendly exchange, fully expecting to get a refund and not have a mark against the brand new seller. The package was returned and a week later we had not seen the promised refund, we emailed and the issues started. The seller claimed the package was damaged in shipping and refused to refund.  We filed with eBay then with UPS. The seller refused to allow UPS to look at the pot and damage.  

 

This all ended with: eBay allowing the seller to keep the returned pot and our money.  UPS did not pay for insurance because the seller refused to allow them to see the damage. The seller is now refusing to return the pot even on our UPS account at our expense. 

 

So lesson re-learned:  Can you figure out where my money will be spent from now on???? 

 

 

Bidding & Buying question

I just sold something, and it turns out it was an international sale. I completely forgot I opted in to the global shipping program. Otherwise I never intended to ship anywhere but domestic. But now my buyer keeps asking for an invoice with the price plus shipping. eBay won't let me send an invoice. Also, I am confused as to whether I charge shipping just to the processing center (which is somewhere in Kentucky but can't find anything more that that), or do I charge anything more than the selling price of the item, and do they pay eBay for the international shipping? The buyer is in Italy. The item sold was an iPhone. It sold for 91.00. Somewhere the sold item shows a shipping fee of $22.09. I wish I hadn't opted for this. Then I might actually have my money by now. Please help!!!

Part-time eBay Sellers discussion

Oct 22, 2014 9:24:49 AM PT

Global shipping frustration

I can't see any details on the "return", but it looks like another SNAD claim in disguise. Of course, on a listing with NO returns.

 

AFAIK, the money was not refunded , and the buyer "closed" the return voluntarily.

 

However, I'm wondering if this will now count as a defect on my account, and if it does , isn't that a malicious seller attack?

 

Thanks!

Selling discussion

I put an item up for sale and put that the actual shipping cost would be added after the sale.  How do I do that now?  I can't find a place to actually add it and I look at the invoice and it is saying free to the buyer.  Help, please!

Selling question

Thanks in Advance! Any help is greatly appreciated! 

 

She's marked 16 and USA on her back. Hairline is also marked USA. She's all compo and 16 inches tall!

Dolls discussion

Oct 22, 2014 9:41:16 AM PT

Any Idea?

On my selling ID, I sold a new, sealed DVD and got this message from the buyer:

 

"For positive feedback, please send this ASAP and have the package marked "HANDLE WITH CARE" or "FRAGILE" as well. Note: If you can spare some cardboard, please put a piece in front and in back of the movie to help prevent damage during shipping and/or the DVD coming off the hub in the case. Thanks."

 

Does he want me to remove the shrink wrap and break the seal in order to do this?  Won't that open me up for a SNAD dispute?  

 

I've come here first to get opinions before contacting him.  If I ask him about it and he instructs me to open the DVD in order to package it as he desires, I am seeing two options:

 

1.  Do as he asks and risk a SNAD dispute for sending an opened DVD when the listing states new and sealed.

2.  Ship it as is and risk a negative feedback for not complying with his request.

 

Any advice?  Thanks in advance!

 

If it makes a difference, this is a $3.98 sale.

Shipping & Returns discussion

Oct 24, 2014 6:50:44 AM PT

Packing request from buyer. Advice?

Wanted to bid on item that is very difficult to find and only one seller has it... But I am leery because of zero feedback score...
Any thoughts?

Bidding & Buying question

Oct 22, 2014 9:24:34 AM PT

Seller has zero feedback..

if you've set a po box shipping restriction in your site preferences, is there a simple way to waive that restriction on a case basis for a reputable buyer choosing usps shipping to their po box (i.e. without revising the overall site preference restriction)?

there's evidently some way to allow this at the time of purchase if a buyer does something (which isn't clear to me)?

Buying & Selling Basics question

Oct 22, 2014 11:05:57 AM PT

po box shipping restriction

Someone sold me a faulty item, and after conversation he "told" me that he send an other one for free but there wasn't a tracking number. He told me that I will have the new item in 15 days and it has been over a month(43 days) and item didn't arrived. I contacted him, and he told me that item may have been lost and he was willing to send me another one. After that he doesn't answer my messages and I don't know what to do. He is a fraught and he may've never sent the second item. 
PLEASE HELP ME

Shipping & Returns question

Oct 22, 2014 11:05:46 PM PT

He sold me a faulty item, and dissapeared

I purchased a beautiful gold Edwardian ring several months ago and just realized I never left the poor person feedback.  I don't remember the name of the ebay store and the purchase is no longer showing up in my history.

 

Is there anyway to retrieve that information and whys doesn't it stay in the purchase history indefinitely?

 

Thanks.

 

Terry

Bidding & Buying question

Oct 21, 2014 7:09:57 PM PT

late with feedback

DEAR COMMUNITY MEMBER,

I OPEN 2 CASE ON 8/OCT UNTIL NOW SELLER DIDNT RESPOND? BUT I CANT ESCALATE THIS CASE TO EBAY CUSTOMER SUPPORT? PLS. HELP ME!  THANK YOU & GRATITUDE.

Bidding & Buying question

Can anyone help me with this handbag? I think it may be a knock off idk? There is no number anywhere I could find on the bag.

Fashion discussion

Oct 23, 2014 11:44:02 AM PT

Help authentic or fake Burberry?

A bidder emailed me on an item that closes  today and said they changed their mind and do not want the item? They asked me to cancel the bid but I don't think I can do that. What do I do?

Bidding & Buying question

Oct 23, 2014 5:45:28 PM PT

Bidder no longer wants item