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A buyer purhcased a burberry rain coat that I described at Navy, she claims it is black. Its definitely not black, but I undrstand that it is somewhat ambiguous, and it is a very dark and cool navy tone. I sent her a photo of myself wearing the coat with a black dress where you can clearly see the color. She didn't care, says it looks black compared to her navy coat. I also sent a link to a similar burberry coat on sale that is the same color and described as "steel blue". I don't accept returns and do not want to pay return shipping and accept fault when there is none. I believe people can have major differences of opinion when it comes to color, but I also believe I that if she held the coat to something black she would not be able to deny that it is a very dark blue. I sent her the link and image of this other coat on net-a-porter and she just said she refused to look at it and that the coat is black.


What do I do? I don't know how ebay deals with these kind of claims. 


item in question:



netaporter similar:



Photo of me in jacket w black dress, notice how it is clearly blue.


Similar coat same color described as steel blue:

Her photo of the coat w a navy blue one next to it - you can see that its not the same blue as her coat, but its the same as the one above.

Selling discussion

Nov 22, 2014 5:14:41 PM PT

Dispute over color - NAVY or BLACK

This is unmarked. Is this Anchor Hocking, as it is unmarked? What is the name of this pattern and when was it made? I cannot find the name of this pattern but I anywhere. I have seen it ID'd as Anchor Hocking. Thank you!IMG_5991.JPG

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Nov 21, 2014 7:02:12 PM PT

Anchor Hocking Glass? Need help with ID

 Is anyone else running into this same issue? I was in the middle of listing a item a few minutes ago and when I hit continue to finish the listing, the page went down. This is what popped up




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So I decided to click the "Sell" button at the top of the screen to go finish my listing and this is what I am looking at currently










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and I can't get in touch with Ebay customer service which is rediculous. Can any one shed some insight for me. I've been a member of Ebay for 9 years now and this has never happened to me. Thanks!

Selling discussion

OK, here goes. I finally was able to get time to take more pics hoping that these items can be identified.



I really like the tall one (vase or spooner) but there seems to be a defect on it.  The second picture shows the defect.  You can feel the difference in thickness when you rub your finger over it.  3 sides have it in different spots. 


Let me know if you need any more info or pics.

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Nov 23, 2014 8:47:33 PM PT

More EAPG to identify TIA

I've figured out that it is Gorham Pat. 1897 Strasbourg with the old marks (I think)

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The fork has the "R" on it so that means "Regular" weight?

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I have 8 identical place settings, plus the servingware collection. All of the pieces have the single word "Sterling", not "Gorham Sterling" in addition to the marks visible on the fork.

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Can a date of manufacture be determined, or is that not relevant? 


The weight in grams matches what iI believe is the earliest manufacturing, around the turn of century. Is there anything else I should know about this in order to properly ID and list to sell?


Any help will be truly appreciated! Thank you!


Collectibles & Art discussion

Hi all,

    Is this a Hull goose?


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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Nov 23, 2014 8:03:03 PM PT

Pottery- Hull Goose?

Can anyone help me identify this cup? 

I think it is something but just not sure.

Thanks, Crystal


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Collectibles & Art discussion

Nov 22, 2014 12:29:58 PM PT

Need help identifying​ tea/coffee cup.


I picked these pieces up at an auction.  Any idea as to the identity?  Are any EAPG?



1st picture is a candy bowl (?) 3 1/2" tall and 4 1/2" diameter, 2nd is a 4 1/2" in diameter berry bowl (6 of these) and 3rd is a celery dish 8" x 6" and I have 3 of these.  Any help would be appreciated. 

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Nov 22, 2014 8:55:07 PM PT

Glass ID EAPG?





tallcakes or anyone else:  How about these two? Any clues?  There is a knob on the lidded compote that was cut out of the picture.  Thanks

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Nov 22, 2014 5:52:47 PM PT


This is the thread to post your recent finds, or to post old favourites .... no current listings please and keep the pics a reasonable size for folks who have slower connections.


Went to a church bazaar last night and it was so good I thought I was maybe hallucinating, that's how rare this sort of thing is around here lately.


Marked "Hand made in Canada Bob Ford" ... brooches, sterling




!4k stickpin with what looks like a moosehead?




Necklaces with 18k clasps ... one tests as garnets and the other looks like coral. Also a large sterling brooch




My favourite. Gorgeous large 18k lapis earrings.




Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

I received the following return request that said the buyer said there was something wrong with the item, but the reason selected was "I don't need it anymore."






It says I am responsible for the return because the buyer said there was something wrong with the item.


Since when does not needing an item make the item defective, and more importantly, ME defective?

Selling discussion

Nov 22, 2014 4:58:13 PM PT

Defective Return Request System?



Was wondering what you think about value.... dark leather and brass...


thanks for any help,



Antiques discussion

Nov 21, 2014 2:18:18 PM PT

Has anyone ever seen something like this?




New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

I have been caught up in this scam of purchasing counterfeit Younique 3D Fiber Mascara and there are hundreds upon hundreds of fake sellers out there.  I have notified Ebay authorities and they will be doing what they can to stop this from happening.  I have learned that the back label on the container clearly states which is real and which is fake.  Here is an example of what it should and should not look like...

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Bidding & Buying discussion

This is like a 1940's Camp Upshur Training book that is full of pictures. about 33 pages (sheets of papers). Any idea how much should I sell it? Thanks




Booksellers discussion

Nov 23, 2014 11:15:20 AM PT

Military picture book. Any hints?

Hi Girls! I have another scarf for your opinion. Just to make sure that is it authentic before trying to sell it.  Gucci, hand rolled silk 34X34", new condition.

What fair price for it? I mean average to expect? Thanks for your opinion!072.JPG071.JPG

Fashion discussion

Nov 22, 2014 9:58:56 PM PT

Gucci silk scarf

I log into PayPal to pay for one of the labels (no, I do NOT have my accounts 'linked', never will) and this little gem pops up.....erm what?




Selling discussion

Hi Everyone, I hope you all had a good weekend.
I have these beautiful scatter pins, they look like wasps to me, they measure 1+3/8" in length.
Molded art glass heads and they are very well made and so pretty !
No marks, there are some slight imperfections on the finish on the backs but I looked closely, no marks.
I've checked Coro patents but nothing, I was wondering if anyone here has seen them before or recognizes them.
Thanks for any help.

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group



Does anyone recognize this character ?  It is a large poster,

and is probably from the 70 or 80;s ..





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Collectibles & Art discussion

I am looking for any information on this old cut glass vase.  It measures 11 1/4" high 5 3/4" across the top, 6 1/4" at the base and wieghs in at 6 1/2 pounds.  The pattern looks pre-ABP or possibly British or Irish.  I have run out of ideas to search.




Thank you for looking and as always any help is much appreciated.

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Nov 21, 2014 2:29:24 PM PT

Any thoughts on heavy cut glass vase.

I mailed a package by 1st class mail on Wednesday Nov 19. Expected delivery was Saturday Nov 22. Tracking had showed item departed left sort facility shortly after midnight Thursday Nov 20. That was the last status I saw  from Thursday through Saturday evening. I was wondering where it was since there had been no updates as of the expected day of delivery. Now Sunday Nov 23 tracking shows departed sort facility Saturday evening Nov 22, two days after the first time it supposedly departed.

  • Expected Delivery Day: Saturday, November 22, 2014


Product & Tracking Information
Postal Product:
  • First-Class Package Service
  • USPS Tracking
Date & TimeStatus of ItemLocation

November 22, 2014 , 8:08 pm

Departed USPS Origin Facility




Your item departed our USPS origin facility in CINCINNATI, OH 45235 on November 22, 2014 at 8:08 pm. The item is currently in transit to the destination.

November 19, 2014 , 11:06 pm

Arrived at USPS Origin Facility


November 19, 2014 , 1:28 pm



Shipping & Returns discussion

I'm going to an auction today and they have some glass that I can't ID.  See anything worth bidding on?



Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Nov 22, 2014 4:52:25 AM PT

Glassware ID

I need a gas cap for a Town Car and just came across this. No need to unscrew it, just shove in the nozzle and fill up. Seals shut when you remove it. No lost cap if yours doesn't have a teather and you forget it when you leave it on the roof. Thoughts?



Motors discussion

Nov 22, 2014 3:46:38 PM PT

Anybody use a "capless" gas cap?

For the life of me I can not make out this mark.  Hoping for some help based on design/style. Chain strung with push clasp.

Greatly appreciate any guidance/ input/ help!


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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

I am getting ready to list these items that have been in our family for over 90+ years,but I know nothing about them.

Perhaps there is someone that knows about such things?

And by the way,it was difficult finding these boards-or "groups"...

Thanks in advance!


Antiques discussion

Hello everyone!


I came across this interesting butterfly brooch. If you pull on the ball with the chain attached, a long stick pin is revealed. Any ideas what this would be for? Does it have a special name? I can't find anything similar, but I'm not exactly sure what I'm looking for. 103_6641.JPG103_6643.JPG


Any help is always GREATLY appreciated!


Thanks, Garyn

Antique & Vintage Jewelry by Design

I could have sworn it was down to one auto relist yes? I go to relist an item just now and it's back up to two relists? **bleep** ebay, make up your mind!


Selling discussion

Nov 24, 2014 1:38:17 PM PT

Auto relist back to two times now?

Hello> i would appreciate any help on the maker of this tray. Thank you













Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Working through some old lace and fabric pieces and would love any help you can give me concerning lace names and whether handmade or not.  My eyes see most of these items as being handmade.  But in having checked with this board before on other items I thought were handmade, I realize dainty handwork knowledge is a great learned skill -- one I do not have.


Any help you can give me would be very appreciated.  Photos show front and back of lace.


Thank you in advance!

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Needle Arts & Vintage Textiles discussion

Hi Girls! Found fantactic beautiful new scarf. Please help me with brand. Made in Italy. 34X34". "PB" signature all over the silk fabric. Please take a look. Any idea about average price?055 - Copy.JPG070.JPG054 - Copy.JPG

Fashion discussion

Nov 22, 2014 9:44:30 PM PT

PB silk scarf Italy

OK...I had the name for this about 3 weeks ago...now can't seem to find it anywhere. Anyone know?

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Childrens Clothing Boutique discussion

Nov 23, 2014 9:45:26 PM PT

American Girl Doll Dress ID..plz



And a bright good morning to one and all.



New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

Hi Everyone,

    I have doll clothes that I would like to know if they are valuable? These do not have an identifying tag other than the occassional "Made in China" I would like some help since I have hundreds if not thousands of items. I would like to post a picture once a week with several items and would appreciate everyone's imput. On each post I will let you know if there are tags and if they do I will post a picture of the tags.


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Thank You in Advance


Dolls discussion

Nov 23, 2014 1:48:04 PM PT

I need help with doll clothes Please

I have what I believe to be a vintage Tocco purse.  It has the tag with the serial number and the metal hook with the red/black ribbons.  Was/is Tocco faked?  I can't find any labels that says leather.  Were some Tocco purses not leather?  Thanks. 


Fashion discussion

Nov 23, 2014 9:56:37 AM PT

? about Tocco Italy Purse

Can anyone help me identify the name on this piece? It looks like Martin Calley or Martin Calleji but nothing comes up under those.

Also, it is a limited edition (57 or 67 of 275), but I'm not sure of what; the art work has a texture to it - not smooth like a print or lithograph. Can anyone tell me what this is with just a photo?


Maybe the artist isn't known & that's why the name isn't coming up (but I hope they are!), but I like it - to me it looks like a peasant or farmer son and mother trying to escaping rebels in their Central or South American country - the artist captured the scared/furtive look in their eyes.

(and if you see something else I won't argue - I know my imagination runs off!).

Thanks - I appreciate any help.


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Collectibles & Art discussion

This blouse screams Escada to me but can't find another one like it anywhere.  The labels have been removed.  Would love to know who the maker is. 020.JPG

Vintage Clothing & Accessories discussion

Anyone know the counntry, Scott #, etc. of these stamps?  Thanks

Collectibles & Art discussion

I know I should know this-I did know it at one time, now puff it's gone!

Who uses a paw print as thier logo??????




Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group


Collectibles & Art discussion

Hello, I would appreciate any info on the maker of the porcelain tray, ivory colored with gilt, grape vine relief design, marked with "F 8194", and what looks like thrre dots in a triangle, it measures 15.5" in diameter. Thank you in advance, regards, sellwell









Collectibles & Art discussion

Measures about 2 3/4" in diameter and has a 1/2" opening on each side. Is it some kind of buckle? Thanks for help!



Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Nov 23, 2014 4:41:38 PM PT

Aluminum Ribbon Buckle?? What is it? TIA

Hello, i picked up this art glass cameo glass vase, it has a floral motif, looks burgundy on orange background, measures 16,5" high. I thought it was Galle at first, but could not find any signature on the vase anywhere. I would appreciate any help with maker. Thank you in advance. sellwell









Collectibles & Art discussion

I did a "Completed Listings" search and it appears that Antarctic Covers do get much interest.

I did notice that a lot of them were philatelic (not addressed and sent through the mail).

Would that make much difference?


Here's one.

Is it worth listing?



The Stamp Board

Nov 24, 2014 11:34:16 AM PT

Antarctic Covers - Not a Lot of Inter

I'm glad to have found this group!  Any suggestions as to the maker, and pattern name if any, of these candleholders would be much appreciated.  Each candlestick measures approximately 4 1/8 x 3 1/8 inches across the top and about 2 inches tall.  Thanks for any information you are able to provide!






Depression/40s-50s-60s Glass

Nov 22, 2014 1:32:07 PM PT

Any idea about these candleholders?


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Collectibles & Art discussion

Hello all x
I just wondered if anyone knows who this Tammy clone is please? Does she have a name? She was made from the Tammy mould, I can see  very faint impression on the nape of her neck, bt her only markings are made in Hong Kong on her back. Apart from her horris hair and her rough seams, she's a very well made doll.
I have looked and can't find a clone that was actually made from the same mould. Has anyone seen one like this before? Thank you all  ( I have redressed her  )  

Hope my pics aren't too big, I selected medium but they look huge

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Dolls discussion

Good morning, I have these 2 matching 3 1/4 inch long coinsilver pictureback spoons which I believe are American Coinsilver. They have a nice floral picture on the backs and beveling on the fronts with AW in fancy script for the monograms. These seem like 1780-1810 pattern items to me. They are the same basic form as my John Meyer dove back spoons which are 1780-1820ish Philidelphia. They might be David Mygatt who worked  Danbury CT and later  New York ca. 1804. I might already have this solved, however, I know better than to assume to much.





Antiques discussion

Does anyone recognize the signature on this art glass vase?






It's about 8" tall. I thought the last name might be Wink, Winkle, or Winkler. However, I can't find a known glass artist with those last names.


Thank you!



Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Nov 22, 2014 5:26:55 PM PT

Art Glass Signature Help

Does anyone have any information on this 5 3/4" vase, the green on it is glazed, the off white has no glaze, the scene around the vase is raised, the bottom is signed " Bolivia" and has a mark.  If anyone can give me any information on this detailed little vase or where i can find information  please let me know. Thanks very much.



Collectibles & Art discussion

Nov 21, 2014 6:07:32 PM PT

Needing information on pottery vase

I bought these items in a lot today--bead necklace, pin & earrings.  They're probably plastic, but I'm wondering what I should label them as.  Lucite?  Could they be called faux amber?  Any suggestions appreciated.


Brown Plastic Jewelry

Jewelry & Gemstones discussion

Salviati Glass  Custom hand blown wine glasses I think please help id age and value 20141122_174223.jpg20141122_174233.jpg20141122_174302.jpg

Selling question

I initially thought this would be a piece of Fostoria Colony, but was not able to find it online or in my Florence Elegant Glassware book.  It measures approximately 3 inches tall and about 2 1/4 inches across the top.  Any suggestions as to the maker, and pattern name if any, would be much appreciated!  Thanks for any information you are able to provide!






Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Nov 22, 2014 1:37:04 PM PT

Please ID this Elegant Glass Piece

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Could someone help me identify these two 15inch figurines?  Thanks



Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Nov 22, 2014 3:32:45 PM PT

identify figurines

I've figured out that it is Gorham Pat. 1897 Strasbourg with the old marks (I think)

Gorham Strasbourg Pat 1897.jpg


The fork has the "R" on it so that means "Regular" weight?

Gorham Strasbourg Pat 1897 Close.jpg


I have 8 identical place settings, plus the servingware collection. All of the flatware pieces have the single word "Sterling", not "Gorham Sterling" in addition to the marks visible on the fork.

Gorham Pat. 1897 Strasbourg Serving.jpg


Can a date of manufacture be determined, or is that not relevant? 


The weight in grams matches what iI believe is the earliest manufacturing, around the turn of century. Is there anything else I should know about this in order to properly ID and list to sell?


Any help will be truly appreciated! Thank you!


Selling question

I am looking for any information on this beaded strip that measures 11" x 3".

It has been in our family for over 90 years.

Thank you.






Antiques discussion


Product Discussions discussion


Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Nov 23, 2014 7:00:50 AM PT

Hello, can you tell me the name on pin

No hallmarks, with a lobster clasp. The spacers are channel set rhinestones. I'm not able to find another, but before I list, I was wondering if they might be Swarovski crystals. Thanks for any thoughts.


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Jewelry & Gemstones discussion

Nov 22, 2014 5:50:08 PM PT

Help with deep purple AB beaded necklace

Hello! Does anyone recognize the mark on this figurine?






It's about 5" tall.


Thank you!



Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Nov 22, 2014 2:37:41 PM PT

Russian? Porcelain Parrot Figurine

Don't know anything about them and would like to.  If you know anything you could tell me, that would be awesome!  Thanks.




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Front and Back of smaller plate.


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Front and back of Larger plate.


I only have a few of these plates and none of them say anything on them at all.  I've searched the web with images I have of the plates and found nothing.  I've also done a regular search with a description and several different forms of the same description and still havent found anything.

Collectibles & Art discussion


Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

I am needing to know if anyone can give me any information on this green and white glass vase, it is 8 1/2" tall, white vase with a white/pale pink flower, clear green on on inside top, green glass ribbon, clear bottom no markings at all. some air bubble in various places.  there is clear glass over the white vase and the flower. DSC05141.JPGDSC05149.JPGDSC05150.JPGDSC05144.JPGDSC05142.JPG

Selling question

Please help.  I have two unsold items I am trying to relist, but whenever I hit relist item,  I get



Page Not Responding 
The eBay page or feature you are attempting to access is not responding.
Please try the options below:
  • Try to access the feature directly from the eBay Home Page, instead of using a bookmark.
  • Wait a few minutes and try to access the feature again.
If you have waited ten to fifteen minutes and you still can't access your page:If what you are looking for is unavailable, you may still be able to access other parts of the site from the eBay Home page



Anybody have any ideas?  It's been like this for a few days now!

Selling question

Nov 24, 2014 9:01:32 AM PT

I can't relist an unsold item

Any Help Appreciated.IMG_1016.JPGIMG_1022.JPGIMG_1023.JPGIMG_1024.JPG

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Hi my name is Bil I have an eBay store but I'm not here to talk about that. I want to share pics of my angel Gracie Lynn. She is part Chihuahua part Yorke. She has a very calm natural temperament and she is very loyal and affectionate. She is an angel in disguise as she makes my life a little more livable.



Dog Lovers Picture Share

I posted this on the antiques board not knowing that this board existed, and the good folks there sent me here. Hope someone can help with this art work. I don't know anything about art, but for some reason I really like this.


The artist is Hiroshi Kimura, and the piece is dated 2004. Research shows he's in the New York area, but I can't find where any of his works have sold. It appears to be OOC on a 1 1/2" thick wood frame. It looks to have been varnished (if that's the correct term) with a yellow coat of something, or maybe it's just yellowed with age? Size is 14 1/4" square.


On the yellowing--I tried cleaning it with a magic eraser and the yellow didn't budge, so I don't think it's on top of whatever sealer is on the piece. it's sealed (or topcoated?) with something, and the yellow appears to be either part of it or under it. 


Thank you for your help!










Collectibles & Art discussion

Nov 23, 2014 6:17:13 AM PT

Can Someone Help Me with Contemporary Art?

When I upload the photos for my listing, they are small within the 'picture box'. See example below. The images are all over 1600 pixels. I have looked at the listing on multiple computers/monitors and they all show the photos as being small inside the 'picture box'. How do I correct this?


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Buying & Selling Basics discussion

Hi everyone, 

I am just about at the end of my rope. I bought an DYMO 4XL label printer to speed up my holiday sales. The printer works flawlessly but I'm having trouble printing from eBay. I am using a MacBook Pro in Google Chrome. The labels show up very fuzzily when I go to print them and are way to small. Java has been exploding on the page, so I've been told to use a different web browser but same issue. I don't know if I should yell at eBay, Java, Apple, Google, or Dymo. I was told to install the DYMO stamps program (endicia). I grumbled, not wanting change, but did it anyway. I installed the Endicia software but after one incorrect password attempt was locked out!!!!!! I almost screamed!!


Please tell me if there's something I can do that would enable me to print my labels directly from eBay. I've changed the settings to match the Zebra printer (4 x 6) but they still come up this way.


Thank you!




Shipping & Returns question

Nov 22, 2014 4:09:44 PM PT

Dymo 4XL issues. Can you help? :)

Any information about the logo on this restaurant ware plate would be appreciated.  It vaguely resembles Charlie the Tuna, but isn't.  The underside of the plate is marked with Bradford.  Thanks for any information you can provide!






Collectibles & Art discussion

Hello All! Can anyone identify the mark on this frog candelabra? Any assistance would be greatly appreciated! Thank you! David.



Collectibles & Art discussion

Nov 22, 2014 4:44:16 AM PT

frog candelabra

My cousin gave me some things to sell for her. I don't know if this teapot is considered home & garden or collectibles.


She bought it at a little shop near her house. She never put tea in it so it isn't stained. The bottom has the latest markings for the name and has a J 4 inscribed in it.


The teapot has a yellow background with all over pattern roses. So does that make it a Chintz?


The lid fits nicely but it has a pink background. I don't believe it was originally sold that way. Can anyone tell me if they have seen the top a different color than the body of the teapot.


I don't know anything about these so I don't have any keywords or idea how to describe it. Not sure what kind of flowers are on it.


thanks in advance for your help!:smileyhappy:IMG_3932.JPG

Collectibles & Art discussion

Nov 22, 2014 1:42:47 AM PT

Arthur Wood & Sons teapot ID and info



Does anyone recognize this stemware? The bowl is plain except for a thin gold band on the rim. The stem is diamond cut and rounded, but oblong. The goblets stand approximately 8" tall, and the wine glasses are 6 1/2". I thought they'd be easy to find, but I'm coming blank. I may not be using the right search terms. Any help is appreciated!

Thank you!




Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Nov 21, 2014 2:57:24 PM PT

Stemware with cut roundish stem

Have these two and there aren't any identification marks on them. I was hoping someone could help me either ID them or help discribe what material they're made out of? Would these be considered slush cast? Cast Iron? Not sure. Also, I'm guessing these are c. 1950's, any help dating them would be super! 





Toys & Hobbies discussion

Nov 24, 2014 12:46:57 PM PT

Help Identifying vintage toy race cars

I cannot find anything like this.  I sometimes come across items made of thin glass, but nothing resembling this pitcher.  It has what I guess is a drip glaze on it, but that is very thin also.  I was only able to find any texture to the glaze in two small areas and that is slight.  There is one very small bubble mark on it.  It stands about 3.5" tall and is about 3 1/8" in diameter.  Of course it is very fragile and decorative as there is no opening in the spout.  Not sure if there was once a top to it.  Thanks in advance for any answers, help or leads.  







Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Hello All! Can anyone identify this painted cast crown and shield table lamp? Any assistance would be greatly appreciated! Thank you! David.



Collectibles & Art discussion

Nov 23, 2014 1:00:42 AM PT

crown and shield table lamp


Collectibles & Art discussion

Can anyone help me with what this pressed pattern brass plate is for?  Looks like a light switch plate, but does not have the standard two screw holes other plates have.  Where the switch would go is fairly deep, so I wondered if it may be a switch plate to protect a switch someone does not want to easy turn on or off.


Thank you in advance for any help you can give me.


Mrs. Marbleman

Antiques and Research

Nov 24, 2014 9:24:11 AM PT

Help please with brass "Sentinel" plate


Antiques discussion

Nov 23, 2014 6:12:27 PM PT

Any help with PRAYER RUG

The Item in question was new with tags in box, and in mint condition. Then, 5 months later this young boy wants his money back. I have too much going right now-my father has cancer, my son is autistic and I have his birthday and Christmas in the same 2 weeks. I needed my store, but if all I do is refund scammers, what's the use? Anyone relate?

My Account discussion


Yesterday I received a jewelry box that I won and it is damaged.  A little background.......When shopping on eBay, I limit my searches to items located in the US only.  The item location for this particular listing was Rosemead, California.  The seller's feedback score was 99.6% so I felt no need to investigate their member page.  When I messaged the seller about the damaged item, a notice from eBay popped up that said the seller's account is on another site and they may not speak English.  **bleep**?  That is when I discovered the seller is in China but has a US warehouse from which they ship.  I have already reported the item for having a misleading location.  In response to my message about the damaged item, the seller said "hi,so sorry for the Late reply ,i got it,thank you for your picture,could you accept that giving you 25% refund to buy some glue,hope could understand ,other part could still be storage trinket,not sure whether it is ok for you,look to your reply,thank you so much."  As far as I'm concerned, that response is ludicrous.  The piece that is broken really can't be glued.  It would look like **bleep** and would not hold.  My reply to the seller was "No, that is not acceptable. This item is a Christmas gift and I will not give my daughter an item that has been glued."  So far, the seller has not responded to my reply. 


Yes, the item was supposedly located in and shipped from a US location.  However, the item is also a cheaply made Chinese product offered for sale by a seller who is located in China.  Had I known that beforehand, I would not have looked at the item and certainly would not have bid on it.  I don't appreciate these kinds of listings being allowed to show up in search results when I limit the criteria to "US only."  Does eBay really allow sellers to use this kind of loophole?  In my opinion, this seller's listings are extremely misleading and in violation of eBay's policy.  Should I report this seller for inappropriate listing practices?  If the seller doesn't find it appropriate to send me a replacement jewelry box, I will need to report the seller for that ill behavior.  Unfortunately, I haven't had any luck finding the eBay page to accomplish that.


Thanks a lot for your time and advice.

Bidding & Buying discussion

Nov 22, 2014 2:34:17 PM PT

Can I or should I report this seller?

Over a week ago I sold an item. The buyer said the shipping (which was listed in the auction), was too high, and told me I needed to lower it. I sent them a revised invoice with the cheapest shipping available. The buyer said they never got the invoice and that they weren't paying until I sent it again. They then said that the revised shipping was still too high, and that they wanted to "end this order." So I opened an unpaid item case.


Now, a few days days later, the buyer suddenly paid for the item and the original shipping price, and sent me a message telling me I need to put the extra money in the box. -.-


I know I can just refund the shipping difference via Paypal, but at this point I'm feeling really uncomfortable about this transaction. I'd like to cancel it and refund the buyer's money (and block them from bidding on any future auctions), but each time I try, Ebay says "We weren't able to cancel your order You can't cancel this order right now because there's a case open for it."

The resolution center case is closed, and there's nothing showing up on Paypal. Where is the case? And, is it not possible for me to cancel this order?


Given the unpleasant nature of this transaction, I'm afraid the buyer will get the item, claim it's not what they ordered (or that's it's broken, the wrong color, or whatever), and demand a full refund. Then I'll be out the cost of the item as well as the shipping.

Can I cancel this? If so, how?

Selling discussion

I listed a shirt on October 28th and it sold November 2nd. About a week passed and the buyer didn't pay so I messaged her and asked if she still wanted the item. She gave me some excuse about her being stuck on the payment screen? So by the 19th I assumed she didn't want the item and I relisted it. Today someone new bid on the item and imediately after this the first buyer paid for the item. I'm confused as to how this happened first of all since I am set to have automatic unpaid claims set. Also should I cancel this new listing even though there is a bid and I will get a fee? Or is there something else I should do?

Selling discussion

Nov 21, 2014 9:14:46 PM PT

What should I do?

Hey guys, I have bought a phone of someone, paid him 306$.

I asked him if he can cancel my order after about 1 hour since I have ordered the wrong phone.


well, he could say yes or no, it took him nearly 2 days to answer me this :


Dear itaibar11,

Hi itaibar11,

Please leave a 5 star Positive feedback to us.

Then, we will send the full refund and cancel request to you.

Best Regards,



it's been a while since I left him 5 stars feedback, and he didnt refund nor cancelled my request,

what are my options right now? is he scamming me or something?





Bidding & Buying discussion

Nov 22, 2014 6:26:01 AM PT

Canceling an order, and getting a refund.

Bidding & Buying discussion

Nov 22, 2014 12:27:01 PM PT

y bid-Im very unhappy!!

I was bidding on an item and set a timer on my phone to go off a couple minutes before the bidding on the item was due to expire so I would be able to bid at the last second.. well the bidding expired like 10 minutes earlier than the countdown indicated it would. I got an email 10 mins before my timer went off, I don't understand this! Can anyone explain..?

Bidding & Buying discussion


I am on the fence about these & would really appreciate anyone with ‘Real’ knowledge about Gucci sharing their expertise!



Fashion discussion

Nov 22, 2014 1:43:19 PM PT

Gucci sneakers, real or fake?

I need some help!  I had a customer who claimed they did not receive an item and they opened a 'REQUEST".  Delivery confirmation shows they received the package, and after a day or two, the customer found the package and closed the request.  It is now showing up on my dashboard as a defect.  I contacted ebay for help, but was told they WILL NOT remove the defect even though the customer received their item.  I was told by customer support to escalate the case, but after they told me to do this, I was told I cannot do this because the customer closed the case.   What can I do to fix this? 

Selling discussion

Nov 21, 2014 3:02:53 PM PT

Defect Ratings - Need Help

Had a bad buyer "request" a return on a no return item. Listed something like "didn't fit" as his reason, which I think would've been OK for me to deny the return with. However, the item was $15, so I figured a negative feedback wouldn't be worth that.


Just got the item back from this jerk today, and I notice it has an ebay shipping label that says "Priority Mail Return Service". What is this? Ebay made no mention that I'd be paying shipping back, so I hope my account is not charged for this.

Selling discussion

This is the second time I've sold an item on eBay in months after having a bad experience with a buyer who put in a claim a month after receiving the item that it was open and wanted a partial refund. EBay sided with the buyer even when they saw the messages stating she was going to give me negative feedback if I didn't refund some money back. So I started posting and selling on offerup which worked great on selling ,quick easy money, but for big ticket items I went back on eBay. Which brings me to my issue, the last item I was selling bidding up to a wonderful $300 bucks to a "0" feedback buyer....never paid. Just sold another item at a surprisingly $32 once again a bunch of bids. Winning bidder 0 feedback. Watching and waiting for 7 days then another week to cancel once no payment is received. It's it worth it? Anyone else feeling the same?

Selling discussion

Nov 23, 2014 5:34:51 PM PT

it's it worth it?

Six weeks ago I placed an order on ebay.fr.  The woman shipped a week later.  The tracking number says it made it to Michigan, but the trail ended  there 2 1/2 weeks ago.  Do I open a case?  I contacted the seller a week ago and she suggested waiting another week.  I contacted her again, but haven't heard back yet.  Should she just refund my money?  I don't want her to take a strike, as it's not her fault, but I think it's time I got my money back.  I certainly don't want to miss any deadlines.  There was no estimated deliver date on the order.

Bidding & Buying discussion

Nov 21, 2014 5:49:12 PM PT

Item from France lost by USPS

Recently sold a headset to someone. Today he sends me this message:


"Hey so when you shipped that for whatever reason eBay didn't update my address or something and it went to green bay and I live in eagle river, the post office is trying to get it back, but it was delivered to whoever lives there and that's all I know, was it insured or anything cause I'm not quite sure what to do, never had this problem before, and the post office said it should of still be forwarded to my new address, so any suggestions thanks Jason".


what should i do?

Shipping & Returns discussion

Nov 21, 2014 2:57:30 PM PT

Am i going to be held liable for this?

I have no negative feesback and I have sold things within the past month. I seriously cannot ship the items without the funds so please release them :smileymad: I'm sure the customer will be very angry if their item takes over 21 days to mearly ship!

Payments question

Nov 22, 2014 12:13:17 AM PT

Why are my funds being withheld?

I don`t like to use *calculated* shipping becouse * free shipping* attracts more buyers.

 If you have free shipping in the listing then that is what Califorina residents will get.but to ship to them cost about $20.00 more that other states. 

Shipping & Returns discussion

Do any of you have suggestions on how to ask a non paying bidder if they would like to cancel a transaction..... in a super polite non threatening way.    Buyer told me to be patient, that they would pay when they could.   That was four days after auction ended.      I looked up feedback this buyer has left for others, and a lot of it is negative.    I don't want to get a blemish on my 100% feedback, but I have a bad feeling about this buyer.   

Payments discussion

Is it reasonable to link both user names to the same PaYPal account?

  • My original account is excellent with both eBay (TRS) and PayPal
  • I assume eBay and/or PayPal will connect both user names becauise of the same home address and SSN regardless of whether I create a second PayPall account and connect it to a different bank account
  • For what it's worth, I am not trying to avoid a 1099 from PayPal, but I would prefer if eBay users could not connect the two accounts

I am doing this after discoveriong in this forum that there are advantages. 


Thank you

Selling discussion

Just got a "return request" for a recently sold item.

Ebay mentioned that if i accept the return i will have to cover the reuturn shipping because the buyer noted there was something wrong with the description.


Buyer claims the item he got is different the photos, in that the listing had a "nice white clean XXXX item" and he got a "grey old unit".


Needless to say, the 6 high res photos on the listing are of the actual item, and they clearly show in great detail all the various "blemishes" this unit has, including being made of grey material, and beind "old" (i guess that means used, which it is, and so described).


The text descrption which i know no one bothers to read details any and all cosmetic defects with this used item, including all work done on this machine (we are a certified service station for this brand), its external and internal condition.


I replied that the images are accurate, and that the listing described the unit detailed and clear about everything.


He now responded to say:

The machine in the photos is WHITE, he got a grey machine. He also claims a part on the machine in the photos is solid plastic, but what he got is a clear plastic. 

In the photos the clear plastic part is visible and you can read a label located behind, as it is CLEAR plastuc.


I am at a loss about what to do here. Should i be calling ebay about this?


If he escelates will they decide in his favour right away?

His claims are just out of reality with regard to the actual photos in the listing...


What to do?

Selling discussion

Nov 22, 2014 11:59:08 AM PT

Return request from problematic buyer?

Hi everyone,


I am new to the forum, and i would like to have some feedbacks or advices here.


The listing:



The situation:
This phone need buyer's last 4 SSN number and zipcode to activate it, otherwise its an useless phone ( Apple's support told me that ). I have gone through Verizon store and phone support for a the whole day (activate support, customer support, technical support ), they cant help but ask me to call at Apple. I tried it with my girlfriend verizon account, different verizon sim cards. I even spent 45$ just to open brand new Verizon account and hoping it will help activate the phone but no success, its programmed with the Seller's phone number and he never state that in the listing.


Directly from Apple : "Only if the seller bring ID and original receipt with the phone to the Apple store, then that activation screen can be removed."


I understand that you cant easily give other people the last 4 SSN number ( i try to ask him once, and the answer is no ), but at least trying to solve this problem with me (the buyer)


He has been ignoring me since i open the case. The only information i got from the Seller" Go to Verizon and ask them to activated". He wont really care about my return request ( no respond or try to resolve this ). I call him , he just say "hello" and hang up when i tried to state the proplem.


The phone is still brand new atm, only interact with the sim tray, plastic covers are intact.


Sorry for my English, its not my mother languages.


Thanks for any help or ideas. I am very appreciated.









Shipping & Returns discussion

Nov 22, 2014 1:52:53 AM PT

Buyer wont help to activate the phone.

i am bidding on this listing:




as you can see, there is a reserve on it (my first time biding on such a thing!).


let's say, my max bid would be 40$ - would that trigger the 'reserve met' if i am above the reserve price?

Bidding & Buying discussion

Nov 22, 2014 7:55:24 PM PT

help needed with reserve listing

a few days ago i won an auction for 7 bucks and change from a new seller. i figured id get the item for cheap... and i did. selling on ebay isnt that complicated so i thought things would turn out ok. 


i sent payment right away and got a notification that it was sent to an unverifed account and the seller would have to claim it. it looks to me that he put in the wrong email adress. but heres the problem - hes completly missing in action. he hasnt claimed my payment, responded to my messages, and of course he hasnt shipped my item.


when i go to the resolution center, it  tells me that i need to pay still. the next page brings me to order details which shows my paypal payment date and the transaction which shows that payment was sent and is pending as unclaimed. i know i can cancel this payment through paypal any time before he claims it - but i dont want to make myself look bad in any way on ebays end. theres still an item that techically i need to pay for. i know i cant open a case just yet because the 7 day mark hasnt come, but i have a feeling that im going to run into the same wall when that day comes?


i have little faith that im actually going to get my item. he doesnt even want my money!! he seems to have no intrest in doing anything actually.


what should i do?


Shipping & Returns discussion

Nov 23, 2014 12:03:45 AM PT

seller is mia and my payment is unclaimed

What does reset mean when you are going to send a invoice.  On the bottom of the amount.

Buying & Selling Basics question

Nov 24, 2014 12:37:23 AM PT


Left positive feedback for seller, but forgot to check the DSR ratings. Deserve 5 stars, and would hope to enter that. Is there a way, and how?

Bidding & Buying question

I decided to get a replacement ,so seller asked me to cancel the return process



My Account question

Nov 21, 2014 5:40:18 PM PT

how can I cancel a return process