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

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Antiques discussion

Hi All,


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


I can not read the first word before of.




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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Oct 3, 2015 9:51:54 AM PT

POTTERY - Need help with Blue Willow Mark



191678543663 - Price: US $31.00


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

Member To Member Support question

Oct 5, 2015 12:16:23 PM PT

can i get invoice ?

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

Collectibles & Art discussion

Oct 4, 2015 6:43:41 AM PT

mark on balsa wood box

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






Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Oct 3, 2015 8:16:48 PM PT

Maybe BLENKO? Help in ID

I am lost with this one, Moriumura bros, used for what? Tazza, small compote, I have no clue. Measures: 6" high and 4" top. 

Please help, Thank You all for your time.IMGP6004.JPGIMGP6009.JPG

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Oct 5, 2015 1:50:04 PM PT

POTTIES, What is this Asian piece? TIA

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



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


"Send us your comments" --> trashcan

Selling discussion

to get this message? 



Selling discussion

Oct 5, 2015 11:17:25 AM PT

I'm the first?

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

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


Hera are somo pictures of my incvoice and selling .



My Account question

Oct 4, 2015 8:31:24 AM PT

Invoice is too high

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


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


Here are some pics.  Thanks! 


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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Oct 3, 2015 9:18:25 PM PT

Question on necklace



Good morning everyone.



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

appreciated.  IMG_8770.JPGIMG_8780.JPGIMG_8787.JPG


Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Oct 4, 2015 9:31:31 AM PT

Old brooch or wishfull thinking?

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


Here are some screenshots. 



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

My Account question

Oct 4, 2015 1:15:25 PM PT

Why is ebay charging me so much?

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

Fashion discussion

Oct 2, 2015 9:26:05 PM PT

Does my MK bag have a name?

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

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group



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

Collectibles & Art discussion

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

Is it a tapestry? Is it valuable?

I appreciate any help












Needle Arts & Vintage Textiles discussion

Oct 2, 2015 4:04:24 PM PT


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


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Collectibles & Art discussion

Oct 4, 2015 1:47:54 PM PT

Looking for Info on Repro Chair

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


Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Oct 4, 2015 9:12:25 AM PT

Help w LaRel Bracelet

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

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion


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

it calculate the your profit and fees.






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

Collectibles & Art discussion

Oct 3, 2015 12:59:13 PM PT

Help Indentifying Native American Doll

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

Collectibles & Art discussion

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

Porcelain Portrait Image 1


Porcelain Portrait Image 2


Collectibles & Art discussion

I do not speak English well
So to use a translator


  I paid but have not received the Item 


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

Member To Member Support question

Oct 2, 2015 8:58:56 PM PT

Item not received

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The bottom piece looks like a replacement or add on.



Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Oct 5, 2015 6:25:35 AM PT

Is there a name for this style brooch?

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

Also age???

Thanks to all that take the time to look/reply






Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Oct 5, 2015 7:02:00 AM PT

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

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




Correct image porportion....

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eBay message overlay INCORRECT PORPORTION

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Member To Member Support question

Hi ,

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


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

You sent a return request


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

Lily Direct

Member To Member Support question

Oct 3, 2015 10:09:49 AM PT

returning my purchase

1914D-1944D Comparison_5.jpg


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


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


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


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


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


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Coins & Paper Money discussion

Oct 5, 2015 7:30:17 AM PT

Detecting an altered 1914 D Lincoln Cent


Dear tlewis0881,

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

Sent from Yahoo Mail on Android

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

Dear azure639,

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

Thank you,

- tlewis0881

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

Dear tlewis0881,

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

- azure639

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

Dear azure639,

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

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

Member To Member Support question

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


Collectibles & Art discussion


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

it calculate the your profit and fees.


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






eBay Mobile App - Android

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



Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

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

Why is like that?




Member To Member Support question

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


Email reference id: [#834521ee30834ffd8fdc48c815c726a0#]


Dear 2453dee,

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

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

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

Member To Member Support question

Oct 5, 2015 11:57:54 AM PT

Warranty issue

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

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

So does anyone know how to resolve this?

Member To Member Support question

Oct 5, 2015 6:59:45 AM PT

Update Email Address

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


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Tools & Apps question

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


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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Oct 3, 2015 10:57:36 AM PT

EAPG Paneled Celery Vase ID Help



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


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


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


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


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


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








Member To Member Support question

Oct 3, 2015 10:58:33 PM PT

Refunds and Tracking Numbers

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






Any help is appreciated.


Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Could anyone help me identify this golf ball stem diamond pattern goblet with square base?  It measures 5" in height. 




Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Oct 5, 2015 1:27:40 PM PT

Who Made This?

I bought this at an estate sale, very well done, there was a piece of paper inside stating it's meji period Satsuma. it's much lighter then most of the new vases I held in my hands Thank You so very much.IMGP5979.JPGIMGP5987.JPG

Help please, ANY input is more then welcome,

Thank You

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

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






Thank you


Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

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


Thanks in advance for your help, Mary



Antique & Vintage Jewelry by Design

Smiley HappyFound this info on the eBay Announcements page:



Jordan Sweetnam

Jordan Sweetnam

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

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

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

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

So, here are the details:

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

For sellers without an eBay Stores subscription:

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

For eBay Stores subscribers:

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

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




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Selling question

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


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










Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Oct 5, 2015 7:09:22 AM PT

Mystery Brooch TIME!




IMG_0940.jpgTHANKS, DAV.ARMYMOMIMG_0945.jpgIMG_0941.jpg


Selling question

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


Selling question

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


New ring.jpg

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Oct 5, 2015 8:15:00 AM PT

Gauntlettgems, check this out!!

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






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Close-up of mark:


Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group



Good morning everyone.



New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

2015-09-25 17.20.40.jpgThey are ceramic and were in a box with a lot of vintage Christmas ornaments.  I'd say they look like Fruit of the Loom but I don't think those guys have wings and the ones on these ornaments do.

Selling discussion

Oct 5, 2015 3:41:04 PM PT

Does anyone recognize these ornaments?

Hi, Hope someone can give some info about this clock. I can't find one just like this on the internet.  It measures 18" high and had a lady holding flowers in each hand. It has a procelain face with pink flowers. The clock movement has the intials ST inside a diamond shape which is inside a circle. It also has  MADE in US AMERICA with the numbers 51792. At the top if the movement is R. Kaiser. The clock is very heavy. It doesn't work. Looks like it is missing something on the movement. I have a key (that doesn't go to this clock but it works with it) and it can be wound to set both  the time and the chimes. Thanks for any help,







Collectibles & Art discussion

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

Selling discussion

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


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

Selling discussion

Oct 3, 2015 9:41:23 AM PT

Defects & DSR's

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


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



Selling discussion

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

Bidding & Buying discussion

Oct 3, 2015 8:11:40 PM PT

eBay's misleading $20 coupon - AVOID

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

I can prove they are from an authorised supplier.

Selling discussion

Hi, I sold a brand T-shirt a few weeks ago to a buyer on ebay. I provided tracking number and everything went ok until the buyer contacted me today says the item is currently being held at the post office and will be discarded due to the item found to be fake.



So, does post office have this kind of policy? I have never heard of it!


Discarding items because they think its fake. Also, what rights they have to open people's package and look and also, at what rights to discard item?


It's a T- shirt, not a C-4 .


Also, the tracking number says the item is delivered.



The buyer threating me that he/she will leave a negative feedback and open a case againts me.


Please help.


Thank you 

Selling discussion

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

My Account discussion

Oct 4, 2015 12:40:34 PM PT

My item never arrived. Too late to complain

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

Shipping & Returns discussion

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

Member To Member Support question

I'm just wondering what's going on..About an hour ago I sold an item on buy it now and Ebay showed the buyer paid.

The only problem is that I didn't get an email or did not get any money (funds) on my paypal..Not only that but I also printed out

a shipping label using paypal and it didn't show the transaction for that as well. 

Payments question

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

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

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

Selling discussion

Hi all,

I just tried selling my iPhone on ebay - I had lots of bidders, and 30 seconds before the auction ended the top bid was $480 - which is near where I was expecting to sell it for. The winner was a buyer in Hong Kong.. but just a few seconds before it ended, the top bidder retracted their bid and it went down to just $230 to another person in Hong Kong with a very similar username... This feels like a scam - I didn't know a buyer could retract a bid like that.

Loosing faith in ebay right now, last time I tried to sell something I almost got scammed by one of those fake "you got paid" emails and was out over $100 in fees for almost a month.

Whats weird is that I don't even ship to China, its not on my list of approved countries

Any thoughts on what I can do? I should have set a reserve so if there isn't anything I can do I guess I'm just out the $25 in listing fees.

Member To Member Support question

Oct 5, 2015 10:10:06 AM PT

Last minute bid cancellation

I have a sales tax question.  I live in Texas and need to collect sales tax for items shipped to a Texas address.  I have set the seller preference to 8.25% for Texas shipments and checked the box, but the two recent purchasers in Texas have either not been charged or did not pay it.  Does state sales tax only show if I send out an invoice?  I appreciate any help with this issue.  

Member To Member Support question

What happended to the option for me as a seller to require immediate payment when selling via "Buy It Now"? 


Am I missing something or did they do away with this option? If so, WHY?  The type stuff I sell (parking passes to sporting events)  usually has a market time factor. It bothers me that someone can take my item "off the market" without immediately paying for it. If I end up with drama from them not paying for it, I have also missed the prime time for listing. I've already taken my tickets sales to StubHub. I really didn't want to do the same with parking passes.

Member To Member Support question

Oct 4, 2015 11:00:33 AM PT

Require immediate payment with Buy It Now

Hi- i have set up a profile, entered my address as UK etc etc but now im browsing  ebay and its all in $$$. The only think i can think of is i must have been on the US version of ebay when i registered and not realised maybe? Is there a way of changing this so im on the UK and shop in £. Thanks in advance

Member To Member Support question

I was hoping to make a large purchase today from several sellers that I have kept in my basket. However when I go to check out only about half of the items are coming up. There isn't any obvious reason as to why I cannot pay for them. Any help? 


Thanks in advance.

Member To Member Support question

Oct 4, 2015 1:40:37 PM PT

Not all items being checked out of basket?

I live in California and the buyer lives in another state say for example florida.. do i charge them florida sales tax rate or california sales tax rate?

Member To Member Support question

Oct 3, 2015 9:46:17 AM PT

sales tax

I've been using Turbo Lister for about 6 months now and so far, so good except for ONE annoying little glitch.


I'm using a template for most of my listings, and in that saved template I do NOT have Gallery Plus selected. But pretty much half the time, when I created a new listing using the template, Turbo Lister insists on enabling that toggle anyway. I have to de-select it, or sometimes I miss it and have to edit the listing when I see the $1.00 added when I go to upload. I would just prefer that Turbo Lister NEVER select that at all EVER.


Any clues where I may have missed a toggle or a preference?

Tools & Apps discussion

So I asked a question earlier about selling an item when getting a "Best Offer"  


I have an item listed at $30 dollars free shipping I recieve a "Best Offer" of $10. So I counter with $10 but it said I believe terms. So I put in Shipping to cost $4.50. But now I have been informed that shipping can't be included in "Best Offer" Well when I was getting $30 dollars for my item I could afford to eat some of the costs associated with shipping. But getting less than half of the listed amount and now eating the shipping costs. OUCH Can anyone post the link to the rules for "Best Offer" 


I thought I would be able to invoice the buyer for the additional shipping. But they already have paid with paypal and I'm just kind of frustrated. 

Buying & Selling Basics question

Oct 5, 2015 4:37:26 AM PT

Best Offer and Shipping

Ebay had a suggested shipping cost of $7.50 for my item so that was added to the cost that the buyer paid. I instead sent the item out on my own through USPS because the estimation was wrong. It cost me $12.50. 


Paypal shows that I was paid for the item and not the shipping price though I have not used or printed any label from Ebay. 

Will I get that 7$?

Shipping & Returns question

Hello - I have multiple items (already paid, with Free shipping) and want to ship them together. I have searched for similar and found some suggestions - best I can figure is to create label for the first item and then mark the others as paid and add the same tracking number?

Does this seem right? Is there a better way?

Shipping & Returns discussion

Hello, we have this doll that is some sort of mechancial and seems to be intact but might need some adjustments as the legs look a little off. She still has her shoes as well. Any info would be greatly appricated. Thanks !

Bears and Plush discussion

Oct 5, 2015 9:26:35 AM PT

Doll ID help

For 2 items which I inserted today in the collectibles categorie ( 191707232824191707232903) an insertion fee of $1 each was charged which I don't understand.

As I didn't enter 40 items yet this month I am still eligible for free entry.

For a similar item I inserted last Thursday no insertion fee was charged.



How can I contact eBay by e-mail to ask for an explanation?  (living in Europe making a phone call would be very expensive).

Member To Member Support question

Oct 3, 2015 8:22:07 AM PT

Insertion fee that I cannot explain

Anyone able to read etched script ?

Leavy lead glass ashtrays w/ blue tint.

Thanks a bunch !


Collectibles & Art discussion

Oct 3, 2015 3:21:09 PM PT

Glass Expert Signature Help

Anyone know what it says? Thanks! 

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Oct 3, 2015 11:37:59 AM PT

Makers Mark on Pottery Vase

I'm pretty new to selling on Ebay. The second item I sold had a "Not Received" case opened and I had not been contacted by the buyer nor had she looked up the tracking info provided. As a buyer, I would wait a week or more AFTER the estimated delivery date before opening a case (with the exception of one and that was opened on accident) and when I did open a case on purpose it was only because I didn't receive a response. I understand wanting what you paid for, but opening a case for anything under 7 business days seems a bit harsh? Is this a common occurrence?


Selling discussion



Sooooo, It's almost a month after I paid for my item. I'm yet to receive it and apparently the seller has deleted his account. 

What do I do ?

Can I get my money back or something?


I have pressed the 'i didnt receive my item' thing already, it says if there is a problem, people from ebay will step in. But I can't find anything to press to make them 'step in'.


Getting help with this would be nice Smiley Happy


Member To Member Support question


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

Member To Member Support question

Oct 3, 2015 12:15:41 PM PT

cancelling a sale

Item described as NOS, but arrived missing hardware and instructions.  Seller accepts retrund, but do I have to pay to return it since I did not receive what was listed.

Shipping & Returns question

Just like the Subject say's will I be able to purchase items on ebay with an American server card? If I can't, it looks like I can add it to my paypal account.



Thanks for your help. 

Getting Started question

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

Member To Member Support question

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

Member To Member Support question

Oct 4, 2015 2:08:30 PM PT

Max bid

I am placing an order of multiple items and several of them are gifts that I would like to have sent to that individual's address. How   can I do this as there is no option in the checkout area to have thes items sent elsewhere than the items I want sent to me. If there is a way I would surely appreciate the help.

Shipping & Returns question

Hello there,

I think my item might be a problem with purchase, but I did pay everything and the seller couldn't help me at all so he told me that I should contact asistance and I can't find any useful to open claim because I don't know how to do it since I'm still new to eBay. I also did contact eBay on Facebook so they told me open claim and it tells me to contact assistance or ask community members and I ordered this Spectum 97970 Flower Flat Napkin Holder, Chrome New and I think the problem is carrier



Here's my Global tracking is UPAAA000000133109463 and my status display so far

Shipped from the Global Shipping Center to International Destination

Oct-02-15, 15:10 PM, Erlanger

Customs Documentation and Labeling

Oct-02-15, 04:52 AM, Erlanger

Processing at Global Shipping Center

Oct-02-15, 04:37 AM, Erlanger

Arrived at Global Shipping Center

Oct-01-15, 13:19 PM, ERLANGER, KY 41025

Out for delivery to Global Shipping Center

Oct-01-15, 07:35 AM, ELSMERE, KY

Out for delivery to Global Shipping Center

Oct-01-15, 05:02 AM, ELSMERE, KY


Oct-01-15, 05:01 AM, ELSMERE, KY


Oct-01-15, 04:29 AM, ELSMERE, KY


Sep-30-15, 20:59 PM, HODGKINS, IL


Sep-30-15, 02:29 AM, KENOSHA, WI

Anyway, sorry for my English is not good and I would like to know

Member To Member Support question

Oct 5, 2015 1:19:44 PM PT

I'm concern about my item


I have a question, what i have do too when i did not get the item what i ordered and the seller don`t send me money back and now he even don`t answer my messages!?

i ordered 8 may 2015 item what pic is in the attachment, i cost me US $26.49 and the first time i did not get the item and the seller said that he check why i did not get the package and send me message pack that he can not see why i did not get package and he will send me other one, but the second package did not get here too!

Now has past 5 month and he don`t answer my messages and have not give me money back and i don`t know what i have do too???

Member To Member Support question

I need to print 2014 ebay invoices   I can't find them, how can I do that?

Member To Member Support question

Oct 4, 2015 7:48:48 PM PT

billing and Invoices


I am returning a gaming lap-top to the US. It is still unopened in it's original package - I changed my mind about the purchase.  Do I have to pay the postage? It is going to cost me $250 with FedEx.
Do I just have to wear the cost?
Many thanks,


Member To Member Support question

Oct 4, 2015 8:22:22 PM PT

Returning laptop to US

Whether I use the classis or the newer uploaf method, if I edit my picture by cropping or making them lighter, the zoom featuer does not work on them in the listing.   HOw do I get the zoom to work with edited pics?

Tools & Apps question

when i try to reset the shipping price on my invoice to send to a seller it goes back to the original quote which is too much. I even tried lessening the weight  to make it cheaper and clicked "reset" but no luck. The buyer wont pay til i adjust it. help!

Payments question

Oct 4, 2015 8:59:21 AM PT

how do i change shipping price on invoice?

What i have do too when i did not get my item what i payed and did not get?

I bought 8 may 2015 that item, what i but in attachment, and i did not get it, the selles said that he will send me other one but i did not get it1

Now as past almost 5 months and the seller even don`t answer my messages!

Can some one help me with that?

Member To Member Support question

Hello! Can someone help me figure out how to take one of my items off e-bay? I had it for sale, but I would like to completely remove it. Help!

Member To Member Support question

Oct 5, 2015 6:12:28 AM PT

Taking an Item off E-bay

hi, i have huge doubt, i sell a macbook for 220 dlls, am not a seller just need to sell this, when received the money ebay discount me 13 bucks, i guess was for the commission but now i have a invoice for 26, what this invoice are about? is a lot of money, why ebay are charging me with this amount?

Member To Member Support question

Oct 5, 2015 9:41:17 AM PT


I had a buyer who made a purchase and when I was packing up items I broke two of the four items.  Refunded the buyer and explained what had happened.  We canceled the purchase and now she has left me nasty negative feedback.  I can't even respond to it and I have never had any negative feedback. 

Is there something I can do?



Thank you both for your answers.  I should have taken a picture of the broken glasses.  I did offer her the other two glasses but she didn't want to wait on that.  I appreciate your help.  I just didn't think of someone thinking that I was not telling the truth but I guess it happens more than I realized. 

Member To Member Support question

Oct 4, 2015 8:45:48 PM PT

negative feedback

I cancelled a sold item within an hour of it being sold and paid for via PayPal as I sold it locally and had not had the chance to close the ad on ebay. I messaged the buyer and submitted a request to cancel. EBay said that if they used PayPal it would auto refund the buyer. It is 11 days later now and the buyer has not accepted and eBay has not initiated a refund from my PayPal? What am I to do at this point?

Selling discussion

Oct 4, 2015 9:36:07 PM PT

Canceling a sold Item

What will occur if I send an offer to merchant but he reply me late until I found a new merchant that listed price lower and I accpet this price so I purchase from him. 

After that the first merchant reply me and accept my offer but I don't want goods more.


Member To Member Support question

Oct 2, 2015 11:31:50 PM PT

late reply offer.