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 I have a John Sturgess engraving titled " Liverpool Steeplechase" printed by Landeker and Brown. I have seen larger versions of this by different printers, but none this size. It measres 7 3/4" by 9 3/4" total sheet size. It has condition issues, Foxing, mat burn and heavy wear on top margin. Is this worth conserving?Stur 2.jpgstur4.jpgstur3.jpg

Collectibles & Art discussion

HI Everyone,

  I had this listed on both Barbie websites. One response was that she looked like Wendy from Uneeda but mine does not have the U. The other person thought that the Wendy dolls had the U. Please help. TIA

 

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Thanks

Ellen

Dolls discussion

Oct 18, 2014 2:38:40 PM PT

Please help ID this Barbie clone head

I have 2 different Barbie's that I am not sure which they are.

 

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African American doll markings: Head: 1990 Mattel Inc  

Caucasian doll markings: Head Mattel Inc 1998

Waist for both: 1966 Mattel Inc China

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Head Markings: Mattel Inc 1976  Waist is Mattel Inc 1966 Indonesia

I think this head was put on the wrong body because from the chart in the Doll Reference 1966 Indonesia is from 1992 to present but I do not think she came out in 1992 with a 1976 head. But I could be wrong so I am asking the experts.

 

 

 

Thanks

Ellen

   

Dolls discussion

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No markings to go on this item so I am stumped   Is this considered stoneware?  Why is it made like that on the bottom?  Is that a Phoenix?  Is this Asiam inspired?  What is the name for the type of item it is and what is it used for?   Any idea on age, origin and anything else you can tell me would be very appreciated.   Thank you  

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Silver or silver plated

Hollow

Roses pattern

About 6"

Chain goes into a hole on one side, and I can pull more of the chain into the hole

About an inch farther down, is another hole with a matching hole diametrically opposite on other side If I take the straight bar and put it into a lower hole, it's too short to come out the hole on the other side

No manufacturer name or other mark

Too big for a candle snuffer, plus, there are holes in the roses pattern

No threads inside so it doesn't unscrew anything

Any ideas?

Thanks!

Home & Garden discussion

So I purchased a graphing calculator that was supposed to be in excellent condition and working perfectly but wouldn't charge when I received it. I opened a refund claim and asked that I be refunded for my purchase since it was defective.

 

It was approved, and I then received an email saying to ship the item back to the seller by Oct 27, and to print the shipping label since, according to the email, the seller pays.

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However, before I could get the label printed, the seller "accepted my refund."

 

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So now I can't access the actual shipping label, since it looks like eBay thinks I shipped the item, he received it, and the entire process is over. Trouble is, I still have the item but I don't want to pay the shipping since it clearly says that the seller pays the return. Do I need to ship the item back still? Should I?

Shipping & Returns question

This oval bowl measures about 11x8.5 and is just over 5" deep. The crystal reflects the light so beautifully! Does anyone know who may have made this? 

Thank you!

 

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

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Collectibles & Art discussion

Oct 19, 2014 11:44:17 PM PT

Help in identifying this piece of pottery.

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New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

I know you know your cake plates but was wondering, since it's kinda related, if you would know who made these cuties and/or possible age. There aren't any listed.

 

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Hope everybody had as good a haul as I did yesterday!

 

Fall colors: a pair of Regency brooches, Renoir and Warner earrings, and some brown moonglow

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Star-Art Sterling set, Bogoff earrings and a honkin' big KJL that's supposed to be a replica of one he designed for Jackie O. Sorry about the quality: my phone can't handle this much bling!

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Avon, Monet, Trifari Patent Pending, and Radi made in Spain

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And a pile of unsigned beauties

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Oct 18, 2014 8:45:37 AM PT

It's Saturday - Time for Weekend Bling!

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New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

Anyone know anything about Alpha, hand trimmed - beaded -sweaters in Hong Kong in 1950s? Help appreciated...IMG_4858.JPGIMG_4857.JPGIMG_4860.JPG

Fashion discussion

Oct 18, 2014 11:59:46 AM PT

1950s Beaded Hong Kong Sweater Help Pls

Hi groupies,

 

Am I right in thinking that  this dates from the 1960s? It's marked with Trifari, a crown over the T, and a copyright symbol in a round circle after the Trifari. I have looked at the RCJ site and I *think* that this mark is from the 60s, but seriously ..there are just so many variations of this mark,  that I can't seem to get my head around this ....so I am asking for help here!

 

Also, does this pin belong to a particular line of Trifari jewelry? I can't seem to find another one   online, except for in google images, and there is no info linked to those ... I've checked my Julia Carroll books (101 and 202) to no avail.

 

TIA for any help.

 

 

 

 

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Oct 19, 2014 12:02:47 PM PT

Trifari scimitar brooch please help date

Hi I'm looking for some information on a fork hallmark    KL&CO EI   .Any info would by greatly appreciated. Thank you 

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Antiques discussion

Oct 18, 2014 8:56:18 AM PT

NEED HELP TO IDENTIFY A HALLMARK

Appears to be celluloid  and looks like it was made using one of those cookie presses...where ya just shoot the dough out in a ribbon & cut it off.  A bit rough at the ends (like where it was 'cut off') and ya can see it on the back also.

 

Don`t think I`ve ever seen a pin back attached this way..just curious as to possible age

 

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Oct 18, 2014 6:12:35 PM PT

How Old Is This Funky Piece?

Does anyone know when & by whom this table was made? I used one like it as my desk when I was little, that has been in the family for years. Thanks in advance.

 

 

Antiques discussion

Oct 18, 2014 10:57:06 AM PT

Small wrought iron deco table

Hello. I have picked up this very pretty oil on canvas painting, it is from 1800's, has some damage on it. It depicts a little girl giving her dog some milk or water to drink, it has a very ornate gilded wooden frame, it is large, measures 19.5" by 25" framed. The signature I believe reads James Brown :smileyhappy: so most of my searches end up about the musician James brown. I would appreciate any info on the artist? thank you, regards, sellwell

 

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Antiques discussion

 

Can anyone tell me what these stones are called, they appear whitish but have the orangle glow at different angles, I am not seeing any specks.  The stone is smooth to the touch but it looks like the color is faceted?  They are very old, screwback.  Held a 10k acid test for about 5-6 seconds then faded.  I am talking about the largest middle stone??

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Does anyone know this mark?

 

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Oct 17, 2014 5:39:53 PM PT

GLASS: Bowl with Shamrocks MARK ID Help

This pair of vases are smal 4.5" High - Hand Painted. They are marked, but I cannot find mark.  Could someone help me?

 

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Oct 18, 2014 9:53:28 AM PT

Pottery Vases Faenza Italy Need ID of Mark

It is a modernist style flower bracelet- gives me a 40's-50's Mexico or FInland sort of feel  Marked I in a rectangle KC in the center and S in a rectangle again.

Any ideas?  I checked some of the usual spots to see if I could I dentify a country but nothing exactly. Any help would be appreciated. Thank-you!  Jen

 

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Okay, found this today at a yard sale; it is some sort of very old troll; it has glass eyes, long nose; what's left of a leather hat. It appears to be made out of some type of composite. I was wondering if anyone could help me out with any info, age? Possible maker? There are no marks; it stands 6" high. Thanks in advance, Mary005.JPG

Collectibles & Art discussion

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Help with Gold Eagle Mark on Wallet

I would appreciate help identifying what is the symbol of this gold eagle imprint.

 

 It is on the inside flap of a black leather billfold or folder  that my mother had with a number of

miscellaneous antiques.

 

I don't recognize this insignia or the billfold that is black and is 6" wide by 3 3/4" when closed

 

Thanks so much

Antiques and Research

welcome

 

Good morning everyone.

 

Radine

New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

Since the seller paid for the UPS Return Service label -- the label shows the buyer as the sender -- will the refused package go back to the buyer, but with return-to-sender charges additionally billed to the seller? Or does it have to be refused again?

 

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Selling discussion

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ACEO ~ Art Cards Editions and Originals

Oct 19, 2014 4:14:24 AM PT

HAPPY BIG 10 ACE...Os ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !

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Fashion discussion

Oct 20, 2014 2:16:22 PM PT

Chanel scarf is it fake or real?

I've two of these in my father's workshop, but I've no idea what they are. 

 

Whole box

 

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It seems to me some sort of measuring device.

 

On the outside the label says: "Fiat Sat" - "A. 95687":

 

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Any ideas?

Motors discussion

Oct 18, 2014 11:06:07 AM PT

What is this Fiat tool?

THis is an old framed print, probably from the late 1890s early 1900s...I'm not sure of the breed. 

 

Any help would be much appreciated!

 

TIA!

 

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Animals discussion

Oct 18, 2014 6:26:16 PM PT

What breed is this dog?

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Collectibles & Art discussion

Hello, I have a neighbor who proposed me to sell a collection of dishes, from the 19 century.

 

It was manufactured in England. The owner says it's worth about 1500 €.

 

Can anyone help me?

 

I'll try to get better pictures.

 

Service consists of 76 pieces English porcelain:

 

1 bowl
2 large oval tureens with lid
1 small round bowl
1 gravy boat with spoon and lid
9 oval platters of various sizes
1 oval tureen with lid
9 sweet dishes
9 dessert plates
30 dinner plates
12 soup plates

 

 

 

 

 

Collectibles & Art discussion

Hi again,

  I have some clothing items I need help with. TIA

 

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D. I do not know if these go together but the top has a Made in China tag and the letters on the emblem is SRC

 

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E. No Tags I put a 13 inch Cher doll next to dress for comparison

 

Thanks

Ellen

Dolls discussion

Oct 19, 2014 12:43:35 PM PT

Please help with these clothes

Is this a wood inlaid picture or stand and what is the origin?Thanks for any help.mephisto 039.jpgmephisto 040.jpg

Antiques discussion

hi everyone.  look what i just dug out of the Goodwill as-is store.  this is a place where anything can show up and eventually does.  anyway,  i'm hoping someone who knows something about hallmarks and antique silver can maybe point me in the right direction for figuring out what this is.  i'm having my doubts about it being sterling, but it's still pretty interesting.  i'm pretty sure it's silver on the surface, but there appears to be some other material on the surface as well.  i've cleaned it a bit with Wrights polish, but the reddish stuff doesn't come off.  also, as you can see, where i've cleaned it it's left stains that are a different color(under the handle).  also, the inside is a different color and i'm wondering why?  the overall color is a bit red, but that's due to lighting. anyone with any info out there on this piece, please feel free to offer up your opinions...thanks

Antiques and Research

I've seen a few of these Hamptons Houndstooth bags with the serial number G05J-8F46. I checked out archive.org and couldn't find them on past pages (I was looking in 2004-2005 but perhaps they are from another year) so wondered if any of them could be geniune or if they are all fakes. Is this a genuine number for this bag? I can't find any references to number/letter mixes like this in the Fake Coach serial numbers page. Does this type of bag actually exist? Anyone know it's history?

 

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Fashion discussion

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Any help is much appreciated   TY

Depression/40s-50s-60s Glass

On October 10, 2014 I won an auction for a "NEW" pair of Oakley Wiretap sunglasses. Before placing any bids I messaged the seller asking if I won the auction if they would make sure that the glasses were packaged securely in a box that provided at minimum, 1 1/2" to 2" of space surrounding the Oakley sunglasses box so that there would be suffecient room for packing peanuts or bubble wrap so as to securely protect my purchase during transit. I don't think that I've ever purchased something this expensive on ebay before so I wanted to make sure in advance that the seller was willing to package the item securely, and that it wasn't just going to get tossed into some envelope, putting the sunglasses at risk for damage during shipment. Once the seller agreed to make sure that my purchase would be securely packaged, I made by bid on the auction and won. Upon notification that I had won the auction I submitted immediate payment. On October 14th I received a message from the seller stating that he packed them in a box and had dropped them off at the post office. The seller shipped the package by USPS, First Class (No Insurance) and was delivered to me on Saturday, October 18th. I was so upset when I received the package because although the seller packed my purchase in a box, it was blantenly obvious that the seller did an absolutely horrible job packing. I immediately took out my camera and took several high quality clear pictures, of the boxes condition that I had received it in. I do NOT use the word "horrible" lightly when describing how the seller chose to pack my purchase. For one thing, the contents of the box were visible without having to even open up the box. The seller did not use a pre-made box. Appears that seller took another box, cut it down to size, but didn't do such a good job as he didn't create any flaps in which to close the top of the box. (box with no lid/cover) Appearantly his answer to this problem was to cut a strip from another piece of cardboard and stick it down into the box, create one fold, and call it a day. You know, this MIGHT have been acceptable IF the seller would have at least securely taped all sides and eges of the box, but he didn't. He only applied tape to one of the 4 corners, to the top of the box. (picture a box with no top, then cut out a rectangle the depth of the box folding it in an "L" shape and place in box) Incase your even thinking it, I'm not exaggerating one bit with this box regarding how the seller put it together and boy am I glad I took pictures of the box immediately after it was delivered because unknown at the time, my worst fear was about to come true. I took out my utility knife and cut through the tape on the one and only side of this top flap that was holding it in place. Pictures CLEARLY show that there was NEVER any tape on any of the boxes other sides. (If this was a package that I had to sign for, I never would have accepted it. I pulled an oakley box from the outter box, (that it was shipped in) only to find that there were NO sunglasses inside the oakley box! The only thing inside the Oakley sunglasses box was a plastic arm sleve cover,  warranty card, and an empty cleaning/storage bag! I've been buying on eBay for almost 7 years and never had a problem like this before. My general rule is to not buy from anyone that doesn't have a minimum positive feedback rating of at least 99.4% and I stuck with that rule with this purchase, so I had thought, as the seller was showing a feedback rating of 100% with 71 ratings. It wasn't until I opened the box to find that my sunglasses were not there that I went back to the auction listing to check the sellers feed back again. What I found out at closer inspection was that this persons positive feed back was not there selling feedback. Only two or three items had even been sold in the last year and one of those feedbacks was a complaint from another buyer. OMG...I'm so freaking out right now because not only do I not have a brand new pair of Oakley's that I paid $100.00 + shipping for, I don't know how to proceed! Can someone please advise me on what exactly I should do and how to proceed with this. In 7 years I've never left a seller a negative or neutral feedback and have never given anything less than a 4 star rating but then again I've never before had this problem either. I really hope that I didn't just get screwed out of $100.00 dollars for an empty sunglasses box. PLEASE PLEASE SOMEONE TELL ME WHAT STEPS I NEED TO TAKE HERE.

 

Sorry for such a long message, just really freaking out right now as I had saved up for almost a year to be able to purchase Oakley Sunglasses.

 

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Electronics discussion

hi! Thank you for adding me to the group! I was hoping to find someone with information on imperial twisted optic candle holders. I have this set that I have ID'd as Imperial with the correct pattern and size but what is throwing me off is the clear or crystal "color". Every resource I have (which is limited) says these candle holders only came in colors not clear. So I am stumped. any ideas??? When I went to a FB Imperial Collectors page,  they said it wasn't Imperial. My problem is many people list this shape in ebay, etsy, replacements.com as Imperial. So now i am really confused. Anyone want to help?? I will need to take the listing if i am wrong.....Thanks in advance!!IMG_6613.JPG

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Bucherer watch or not....Automatic ....Swiss Made on the face. The number on the back is 30153.  The band is hallmarked RW Germany and the same hallmark is on the watch case next to the winder.  Thought I sould check before putting it in a

watch lot. I can add more photos, if needed.

Thank you in advance

Claudia

 

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Electronics discussion

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I would appreciate help identifying what is this gold imprint with the eagle.

 

It is on the inside flap of a black leather billfold that my mother had with a number of miscellaneous antiques.

 

I don't recognize this insignia or the billfold that is black and is 6" wide by 3 3/4" when closed

 

Was it used to carry paper currency??

 

Thanks so much

Collectibles & Art discussion

Oct 18, 2014 6:54:47 PM PT

Help with Gold Eagle Mark on Wallet

Does anyone have any idea who the manufacturer of this glass sherbet is?  It measures 4.25" in height with a bowl diameter of 4".  It has a 6-petal design on the bowl as well as on the base.  Help would be appreciated.Picture 5173.jpgPicture 5174.jpg

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Oct 19, 2014 3:55:28 AM PT

Elegant Glass Sherbet ID Help

Hi, I picked this up today, trying to find an age for it, where is was made and if this would be considered a sampler. 10" x 11", not including the piece for hanging. This has some stuffing inside, feels like straw. Is this cross-stitching? Any info appreciated.

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Needle Arts & Vintage Textiles discussion

Oct 19, 2014 4:34:55 PM PT

Would this be considered a sampler?

5 1/4" Tall

2 3/4" rim diameter

Maybe a generic cutting used by more then one company?

 

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

I finally figured out this is Fenton Olde Virginia Glass. Marked OVG on bottom (I thot it was OVC).

 

Were there names for the different patterns?

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Product delivered to the address of record in paypal but customer claims non-receipt and wants the seller to redirect package to new address.  The person now living at the address of record has a forwarding address in another state.  USPS forwards the package and she no longer lives at the forwarding address either.  USPS forwards again back to original address of record.  Customer has filed claim funds are locked.  Customer will not respond. 

 

Tracking #:

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Carrier:

USPS

Status:

ACCEPTEDIN TRANSITDELIVERED

Delivered

Oct-06-14, 13:25 PM, WOODSTOCK, GA 30188

Out for Delivery

Oct-06-14, 09:28 AM, WOODSTOCK, GA 30188

Sorting Complete

Oct-06-14, 09:18 AM, WOODSTOCK, GA 30188

Arrival at Unit

Oct-06-14, 09:11 AM, WOODSTOCK, GA 30188

Depart USPS Sort Facility

Oct-06-14, 02:51 AM, ATLANTA, GA 30369

Processed through USPS Sort Facility

Oct-05-14, 23:09 PM, ATLANTA, GA 30369

Depart USPS Sort Facility

Oct-04-14, 23:51 PM, AURORA, CO 80011

Processed through USPS Sort Facility

Oct-04-14, 23:10 PM, AURORA, CO 80011

Acceptance

Oct-04-14, 11:51 AM, FLORISSANT, CO 80816

Order Confirmed

Oct-03-14, 19:39 PM, FLORISSANT, CO 80816

My Account question

Purchased this vintage UM University of Miami Hurricanes Sebastian the Ibis wood art \ sign \ plaque in an estate sale in Miami. I cannot find anything even remotely similar to it for UM or any other team. It's carved out of wood, painted, clear coated, and framed. Doing some research I found out that the Sebastian the Ibis mascot stopped using a corn-cob pipe and sailor hat in the 50's-60's. It's 25" tall x 15" wide. Anyone have any more info, age, links to a comparable, or any idea what it's worth ?

 

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Thanks !

Motibyte

Sports Cards, Memorabilia & Fan Shop discussion

Hello...Is this 9" vase by Fenton? Thanks very much!!

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Depression/40s-50s-60s Glass

Oct 19, 2014 1:56:51 PM PT

GLASSIES - IS THIS FENTON?

 

Does this look familiar? 6-5/8" high top of stopper  4-3/4" wide base

Thank you

 

 

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

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Collectibles & Art discussion

Hoping someone knows what this is. I think it is a trophy of some sort. Probably had a plaque on the wooden base (the two small screws in front suggest as much).

 

No markings on it.

 

Wooden base, the top piece fits into the base and I believe is made of lucite with the Eagle and Pistol shooter and the USMC Eagle, Globe and Anchor emblem within it.

 

To give an idea of size, the lucite piece is about 5 3/4" wide.

 

Any information would be appreciated.

 

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Collectibles & Art discussion

The figure is 5" high and possibly painted cast iron. The figures face has a pig snout, a headdress with 3 faces and is holding a weapon with his middle finger and thumb. One foot is stepping on a person, the other foot is stepping on an animal. The small figure on his chest has a pointed mask. There are no makers marks that I am aware of. It's quite heavy, weighing over one pound. Quite interesting.

 

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Collectibles & Art discussion

This is unmarked, does anyone recognize it?

 

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Sporting Goods discussion

Oct 18, 2014 11:01:03 AM PT

Black and Red Fishing Lure

Arrived at USPS Facility

Oct-16-14, 07:09 AM, ORLANDO, FL 32824

Departed USPS Facility

Oct-15-14, 09:41 AM, JERSEY CITY, NJ 07097

Arrived at USPS Facility

Oct-15-14, 05:46 AM, JERSEY CITY, NJ 07097

Departed USPS Facility

Oct-15-14, 04:56 AM, FLUSHING, NY 11351

Arrived at USPS Origin Facility

Oct-14-14, 19:08 PM, FLUSHING, NY 11351

Accepted at USPS Origin Sort Facility

Oct-14-14, 17:53 PM, ELMHURST, NY 11373

 

 

On Oct 14 i shipped a small package for a fm transmitter via first class mail. The buyer is asking why it hasn't arrived yet? why usps is taking too long to deliver it?

 

Thanks for any info you can provide me!

Selling question

I had some help guessing on these Armand Marseille Eaton?

The other is marked 1987 so not old but any help would be appreciated!

doll

 

dolls

 

I know the little one is pitiful pearl but lost on the other 2 any help is much appreciated

I will post the doll sitting marks in just a few minutes

Dolls discussion

Oct 20, 2014 8:25:47 AM PT

Can you ladies help with these 2 dolls

Hi I am tryingt to find an age or maker for this cut glass wine. It stands 7 7/8" tall with 3" across bowl. it has a notched stem and 16 point star on the base. it has a 3 panle design of fans and cross marks it's hard for me to describe. The stem is a very thin 6 sided with notches. Any help would be great thank you in advance.

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Oct 18, 2014 11:15:51 AM PT

Glassies help with cut glass goblet

Any information about this patch would be appreciated.  It has been in my husband's "Swapped Military Patch" Box since 1968 that I know of.

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Militaria Collectors

Bucherer watch or not....Automatic ....Swiss Made on the face. The number on the back is 30153.  The band is hallmarked RW Germany and the same hallmark is on the watch case next to the winder.  Thought I should check before putting it in a

watch lot. I can add more photos, if needed.

Thank you in advance

Claudia

 

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Watches, Clocks and Timepieces discussion

Oct 20, 2014 4:44:09 PM PT

Not sure if this is a Bucherer Watch or not

I couldn't find a way to modify the original post - so I started over.  I have a pair of 7-inch glass  candleholders with a tulip design.  Would like to know if anyone has information on the maker - they are perfect and feel like top quality.  Thanks.  MaryIMG_5691.JPG

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Oct 20, 2014 12:08:40 PM PT

TULIP CANDLEHOLDERS - Need Info

This vase stands 9 1/4" tall and weighs 4 1/2 pounds.  I found a similar vase attributed to Seguso in Pina's Italian Glass.  Can anyone confirm or deny that this might be an Archimede Seguso oro cordonati vase?  Thanks in advance!

 

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Oct 18, 2014 12:46:09 PM PT

Glassies: Seguso Oro Cordonati vase?

I purchased this chair a while back, but don't know how to describe it.  It is very old, has hand pegs, mahogany construction.

 

Can anyone tell me what style this is called, and any possible guess as to its age?

 

I'd like to do some research, but don't even know what to call it.

 

Thanks

 

 

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Antiques and Research

Oct 20, 2014 1:56:44 PM PT

Help With Antique Chair Identification

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Collectibles & Art discussion

Could someone help me with these marks please?  Every thing I find  (gotheborg) has at least 1 symbol that is a tiny bit different!  Thanks so much for any help.  The shallow bowl is 9.5 x 1 3/4 inch

 

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Oct 20, 2014 7:56:10 PM PT

Need help with Japanese marks

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Collectibles & Art discussion

Oct 20, 2014 11:46:44 AM PT

IDENTIFY OLD CHINESE COIN HELP

Hi everyone,, been awhile since I been here.  Need help with 2 art pottery pieces.

1st is a green vase.  I am leaning toward Hull but not sure.  I didn't see it in my McCoy books not unless I overlooked it.  It is 8 1/8" tall and 4 3/4" in diameter, has numbers on trhe bottom but you can't read them.

2nd is a matte green and blue flower bowl.  I think Niloak or Camark but not sure.

It is 4 1/4" tall and 5" in diameter.

Any help is always appreciated.

 

 

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Oct 19, 2014 2:36:14 PM PT

Help ID 2 pieces of art pottery.

So the bracelet has 4 small missing stones and the matching necklace is broken with more missing stones. Someone (other than myself) could harvest some stones from the necklace. Should I try to list it as a repair, or put it in a lot of repair pieces? The longer part of the broken necklace possibly could be made into another bracelet by someone way craftier than me.

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

I'm trying to identify the name on this perfume bottle and whether it is a fragrance or company.  I've googled every variation of what it looks like and found nothing, yet it doesn't look like a German word!  Can anyone help?  Thanks--

 

Is it missing a squeeze bulb or something else?  About 2" high

 

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Oct 20, 2014 5:12:40 PM PT

Help on Western Germany perfume bottle

Hi there, found this in the bottom of a drawer at an estate sale. In leather sheath; have no idea of age. Can't find a maker's mark anywhere on this; i think the handle is some type of horn? Hopeful someone who is familiar with knives will be able to help me out with a possible maker, or any info would be appreciated and helpful, thanks in advance! mary039.JPG032.JPG

Collectibles & Art discussion

Miniature 2 1/2" high Early Period Lidded/Covered Jar with embossed "V" shaped Floral motif on front and back. (Uranium +++ Tested and GLOWS Uranium GREEN).

 

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Collectibles & Art discussion

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they are 2" tall and 3" diameter.....   any info on these wld be appreciated.....

 

 

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Collectibles & Art discussion

Oct 20, 2014 4:40:12 PM PT

"silver" INFOSYS creamer and sugar

Can some one help to ID the maker and age of this Sterling match holder. The pictures showing the marks are the best I can do as they appear to be somewhat worn. Image and video hosting by TinyPicImage and video hosting by TinyPicImage and video hosting by TinyPicImage and video hosting by TinyPic

Collectibles & Art discussion

Alien Invasion!

League of Extraordinary Comic Book Collectors

I paid an item with Expedited shipping on Sep 21. Seller's handling time is "Will usually ship within 2 business days of receiving cleared payment". On Oct 1 nothing came and no shipping info posted, so I emailed seller. NO REPLY. On Oct 7 I opened a case. Seller shipped the package on Oct 8, 17 days late! I received the package few days later, so eBay closed the case in seller's favor. That's OK.

I left a negative feedback said: "SLOOWWW! Shipped 18 days after have my money and NO REPLY when sent requests". No bad wording, no mention on claim. EBAY REMOVED MY FEEDBACK!

eBay, if this is your way of protecting bad sellers, it will make you look very bad, and soon you will lose buyer's confidence and lose business. 

Bidding & Buying discussion

I won a Buy it now and the seller canceled it on me because he put it at the wrong price. Not sure how he did without my having to agree to it but that isn't my issue. My issue is that despite this cancelation, this auction still is in my account and expecting me to re-pay for the item.

 

I am a little nervous about having a sudden non paying buyer thing to deal with.

 

I did pay for it, it was canceled on me and the guy seems to have the item up again for sale at the price he wants.

 

But why is it still there saying "You bought this item, now pay for it!" Is ignoring this going to be trouble?

Bidding & Buying discussion

I received a Negitive feedback today. Buyer claims he has not receive the item, and I "won't" respond for his email.

 

Neither of these claims is true.

 

The tracking infor shows that the item is delivered more than 4 weeks ago. And he did not send me any email or message claim this package is lost/theft. 

 

Most of buyer that have lost packages contacted me in 1-2 weeks after they haven't received their packages. This guy waited for more than 4 weeks for item worth $100 and left a NF with lies written all over it? Sounds a little fishy to me.

 

Other than contact the buyer, offer refund of $100 (item value) to let him revise the Neg feedback, file USPS insurance claim (which I doubt they will send me any insurance checks), and take the loss.

 

What other options do I have?

Selling discussion

Oct 18, 2014 11:58:01 PM PT

Need help for a Neg Feedback

There is one that is really bad....keeps popping up on the right side by JewelLexi.....it hangs up with I use the back arrow on my browser (google chrome). 

 

As if ebay couldn't be more annoying with all their distracting advertisements on the item I'm looking at.  Now I have to contend with this annoying nuance caused by the Idiot Tech (IT) dept.

Selling discussion

Oct 19, 2014 10:07:20 AM PT

ADS are messing up my browser.....

A buyer messahed me a month ago wanting to return something, no problem. I get the item today and refund the buyer.

 

When I go to iniate a transaction cancellation, there are now only 2 choices 1) out of stock or 2) buyer request. I select #2 but the button will not "Continue".

 

What the what? Are the bots now looking at the timing? trying to FORCE defects?

Selling discussion

Oct 18, 2014 6:56:08 AM PT

Cancel Transaction Change?

Can anyone tell me what this tool is for?  G-319 is marked on it.

Collectibles & Art discussion

Oct 18, 2014 5:26:14 PM PT

Can anyone tell me what this tool is for?

Hi,

I have bought two iphones and want to cancel one of them. I had a connection issue at that time and I am sure I must have clicked buy it now button twice. I paid for one of the iphones and contacted seller regarding cancelling the other one. He proposed that I issue a positive feedback for the transaction and then he will send me a link to cancel it. So did that and eversince he seems to be not responding to my request. I can't afford to pay for another one. :-(

Is there anything I can do now? 

 

Please advise me.

 

Thanks & kind regards,

 

Dileepa

Bidding & Buying question

I have purchased and never recieved my item.  I have been messaging with the seller for over 3 weeks who now won't respond to me.  Now that I am looking for assistance from e-bay I find out that since I am now past 45 days of purchase e-bay won't help me and since I am past 60 days now I can't even so much as leave negative feeedback.  Is this correct that I now have no way of getting assistance since the seller has now just strung me out passed these deadlines?

Bidding & Buying discussion

Oct 19, 2014 8:30:04 PM PT

need experienced advice

I purchased an iPhone. in the ad it clearly says it can be unlocked.  So I purchased it and the seller says they never said they would unlock it for me. 

 

I explained the original owner is the only one who can unlock it. They won't even respond to my messages.

 

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What is my recourse?

Bidding & Buying discussion

Oct 19, 2014 4:34:15 PM PT

Purchased an iPhone, seller won't unlock!!

So I sold a key board via auction a few weeks ago. The guy came to my house to pick it up, he tested the function then and then paid me cash. Now he's saying it doesn't work anymore (it was perfect when he tested it) and wants his money back. I also said no returns on my auction. Can anyone give advise as this is my first eBay sell?!?

Shipping & Returns discussion

Oct 20, 2014 7:44:00 AM PT

What to do re return...

I hope I've just missed something...

 

Two times out of three now, I have auctioned a smart phone and the winning bidder is overseas, has a feedback of 0, and doesn't pay and doesn't respond to messages.  While I realize I could refuse bids from buyers with feedback of less than some number, the third phone auction was completed by a buyer in the USA with a feedback of 0, but they paid right away and there were no issues.  So yeah, I'm pretty selfish and don't want to block all 0 feedback buyers (but that doesn't mean that isn't the right thing to do)...

 

But I'm confused - I have my non-pay limit set at 14 days, and then eBay sends a message to the buyer, the buyer does not respond, and finally the auction is cancelled and my fees refunded.  All well and good, but then I look at the user's profile, and there is nothing to show that they've bid on items and not paid, or that they've not returned requests for information from eBay or from sellers, etc.  If this information was available, I could determine if it would be smart to cancel a bid.  And if the same person opens another account to avoid the "ding" hopefully the multiple accounts would show up under that section.

 

And what on Earth is the deal here?  One cell phone auction (long ago, not one of these three I referenced) was a clear scam as the buyer opened an eBay account, won the auction, closed the eBay account and sent me an e-mail that was supposed to look like it was from PayPal telling me to ship the item.  Not only did I verify if the funds were in my PayPal account (they weren't) but eBay caught the instant closing of the account and flagged the transaction.  Good for them.  But to bid and not pay and not respond...why?  Are these people that are trying to impress someone by claiming they're buying a high-end product?  Are these just kids who think this is funny?  Do we have enemies who think this is how to bring down the US economy?!?  I'm very curious...

 

Or iIs there a way to tell someone has stiffed a seller and I just can't figure it out?

 

Many thanks!

Selling discussion

My friend gave me a LV Barrel purse with the little coin barrel purse to match said she didn't care what i did with it, was thinking of selling it on ebay but I'm affraid someone will claim it's not real when i know it is, she said she bought it years ago when the LV barrel purses were popular, think it was in the 80's, so I know it's real but is there some way to authenticate it.  Thanks

Fashion discussion

Oct 18, 2014 6:05:19 PM PT

How do I authenticate an LV Purse

Automatic payment at Auction completion... Why do we have to wait for payment? If everyone is required to use paypal, why do I have to wait for payment or non-payment? 

Selling discussion

If so, how did you handle it?  We had a home robbery this past spring.  All my jewelry was taken and the local sheriffs have been unresponsive.  

 

New local seller listed an item two weeks ago.  Mine was missing a stone and so was this one... big coincidence.  Yesterday they listed more items including another item matching one of mine.  

 

Just curious about other's experiences with this kind of thing.  

Bidding & Buying discussion

I've had one too many run ins with buying an item and it not being NWOT like the seller claims. It's frustrating on one hand because blurry pictures only show so much, frustrating on another because the seller almost always reacts negatively. But if you're going to put NWT/NWOT, it had better be just that... new. Does Ebay generally favor the buyer in this situation? I had to open a case because the seller is saying it was not worn, when it has clearly been worn. Any tips on avoiding this in the future besides asking for extreme close ups of all areas of the item before purchasing? 

Bidding & Buying discussion

Oct 20, 2014 9:49:04 AM PT

What to do with items clearly not NWOT?

Ebay advertises that you get up to 60% reduction on final value fees if you open a store. 

Where can you find more informtion about this?

Thanks

Starting an eBay Business question

Hi,

An item was removed by eBay after I paid for it, but before the seller shipped. The seller insisted on shipping, even though there was doubt about the item's authenticity due to the item removel.

I received the item and it is indeed fake/counterfeit and I suspect the seller knew exactly what she was doing.

Now eBay will not let me open a case because the listing was removed and the item number is not valid anymore.

Am I in the Twilight Zone or what?

I'd like to get my money back. How should I proceed?

Thanks for your help!

Shipping & Returns discussion

Let's face it,to avoid Panic.No Captain would announce to the guest the ship is sinking isn't that the truth....Us buyers and sellers are aboard this eBay Titanic ship and the Captain hasn't announced a word.

 

eBay hasn't announce a word about PayPal's Nov,18th Buyer's Protection change from 45 days to 180 days policy todate.

eBay hasn't announce if eBay will be following PayPal's policy change todate.

 

eBay announced eBay & PayPal will soon split to two independent public companies.

 

Do you find all of this just a little strange?Humm ...

 

Let's see here,

eBay bought PayPal.eBay owns PayPal.But,soon eBay & PayPal will split?Strange don't you think?Humm.

By the second half of 2015.As of todate, eBay & PayPal hasn't split yet.But yet,eBay hasn't announce a word about PayPal's Nov,18th Buyer's Protection change from 45 days to 180 days. Nor,announced if eBay will be following PayPal's policy change.But yet,eBay owns PayPal and hasn't split yet.Strange this is.A big twist of confusions.

 

eBay and Paypal need to be on the same page with this Buyer's Protection Policy change.If not,buyer will be overriding eBay's 45 day buyer's Protection Policy thru PayPal to receive a 180 day return/refund.The PayPal & eBay split wont be till, the second half of 2015.How will these two different policy work having two different policies.More twists and confusion for sellers.eBay needs to set a policy in place to avoid buyers from going to PayPal for their 180 day policy.As sellers we sell on eBay.We don't sell on PayPal.Unless,eBay plans to make PayPal a another buying & selling platform.Sellers should have the right to or be told to follow eBay's Buyer's Protection Policy.Sellers are not required to follow credit card returns.There for,sellers should not be required to follow merchant policies.eBay is not a merchant.And soon eBay & PayPal will split.Then,what?

 

I hear thru the grapevine that eBay didn't make their profit goal desire achievements .

I hear thru the grapevine that Amazon made a 20 % profit marge then,eBay did.

eBay "My Gadgets" is temporarily shutting down.Unfortunately some good things do come to an unanticipated end eBay states.

eBay restricted the use of an outdated Internet security protocol.

eBay is promoting the new GSP.Buyers & sellers are frowning on the cost.

Not including all the unsolved glitches and other issues with searches & traffic.

 

Did eBay abandoned ship?

 

 

 

eBay is the founder and the owner of the auction platform rights.Is why ,Amazon was never a auction platform for books..

Same example,Where I live I can't get AT& T because,Comcast owns the rights to my area.Ownership rights.

 

How many more updates will eBay create before the ship goes down?

 

 

 

 

 

 

Selling discussion

I have a pair of shoes listed on eBay with a "Buy it Now" price, shipping included.

Someone has given me an offer which I am tempted to accept, but it is not clear to me whether the shipping costs will come out of the new 'offer' price or will the shipping costs be charged 'in addition' to the new offer?

 

Buying & Selling Basics question

Oct 18, 2014 12:27:43 PM PT

Mailing charges included?

So its a few days over two weeks since my selling limits were increased so I called ebay to ask to have them raised again.  According to eBay when Ireach a selling limit, they give you the option to request an increase to the amount I can list, but when I called in to do this I was told I had to wait 30 days and it would be increased automaticly even though the website and the recording both say something different.  Who is right?

Selling discussion

Can anyone tell me what this tool is for?  It has the number 11 on it.

Collectibles & Art discussion

Oct 18, 2014 5:10:14 PM PT

Can anyone tell me what this tool is for?

i won an acution for a destiny bundle and the seller with all his items for sale ship from florida. no problems i got the tracking info and it status is its in  transiting from citiy to city in Puerto Rico currently, still speculating on how the package is far down from florida, example shipped from MANATI, PR

dont get this im up north in the state maryland, should i ask the seller or just leave it be not care because Sorry I just dont know how sending packages work 

Shipping & Returns discussion

Oct 19, 2014 1:59:34 PM PT

Curious about how shipping packages work?

what day of the week that e-bay get the most biding on auctions??

Bidding & Buying question

I used eBay's refund guarantee for the first time, but found a problem on my Paypal statement. It shows my original payment to the Seller, and under that "Third Party Payout: eBay Inc" for $10.00, which eBay told me they had refunded me. Under that, though, is a withdrawal on the same day for $10.00, labeled "General Credit Card Withdrawal" with a new ID number, and under that is "Ref ID" with the Seller's ID number. Did this Seller somehow go into Paypal and take back my refund? Thank you for your help!

Payments discussion

I bought an item at a really good price from a new seller. I'm not going to neg them because I've only left 1 neg in 15 yrs and a lot of you know what that was about. Anyway, I received this "package" and it looks like a 5 yr old addressed it, they left half my address off. I'm not sure why it got delivered, my post office sends stuff like that back usually because of the delivery confirmation. The envelope is totally shredded! It was free shipping but you still have to ship correctly. So, am I right to give this new seller a break? I did send her a message that I'm totally unhappy. All I have now for my time trouble and money is something I have to throw in the recycle bin. Also, should I block her? Never had this much trouble here before. Thanks guys!

Bidding & Buying question

Oct 20, 2014 2:48:13 PM PT

Okay friends, I need a little advice

Hi

 

A buyer requested shipping to a different address after paying but the shipping fee to the alternate address is going to cost more than what was paid. It would be easier if I could send my paypal email address so they could just send me the difference but ebay won't let my email address go through the message system. The difference of postage fee is too much.  If I cancel the order to do the transaction again I think it will affect  my performance score? Should I have the buyer cancel? Just looking for suggestions/opinions.

 

thanks

Mary

Selling question

Hi guys, I ordered a painting on Jul 16 and it still hasn't came anywhere near me (not an expensive one, but it's still not cool).
Anyway, I contacted the seller and he did not respond adequately so I decided to open the case and contact ebay.
However, I realized support center isn't as helpful as I thought it would be, turns out I can't even open the case on the item oredered 4 months ago...

Any suggestions?

Thanks and kind regards!

Part-time eBay Sellers discussion

I'm from Greece... it's the first time I wanna buy something from ebay... so I don't know many things about it... if I wanna buy something... can they bring it here... to me , in Greece??

Getting Started question

Oct 20, 2014 6:17:54 AM PT

I'm in greece.... can clothes come to me ?

Someone started a return with me.  We exchanged messges a few times, and he returned the item.

 

At this point, I just want to see the original message he sent when he initiated the return. When I click on "View Return Details", I just get "It looks like the returned item made it back to youCheck the item carefully, and refund the buyer right away if everything looks good"

 

When I search my message history, it does not include the original message anywhere.  Where do I see the original message from when he initiated the return?   

Shipping & Returns discussion

Oct 19, 2014 9:17:19 PM PT

How to see original return reason

I purchased, but have not yet hit the Pay Now tab an antique Regulator Clock. Description stated it was "antique vintage clock". Turns out the seller now says it is from the 1970's. To me, this is not antique. He also increased the shipping price and added $5,to the purchase price which I don't know why. This is my first purchase ever on e-bay and I don't want to get a bad reputation. Do you experienced people think I'm stuck. I will certainly pay unless people like you that know what you are doing say I should not. There was nothing in the item information stating it was from the 70's. Just "Vintage, Antique.

Tools & Apps question

Hi,

 

if we could exclude some keywords from the search item field, the search time and effort would be much less. For example, if I could, while searching accessories for my car, exclude the word "leds", the results would be the half.

 

Thank you,

Christos Christofis

Tools & Apps question

Oct 18, 2014 11:12:46 PM PT

Keyword exclusion