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Is the date engraved real?   Nickel pur? what country is this from? Anything,bottomsmallcup.jpg thank you!ATT_1425405805706_IMAG2100 (1).jpg

Collectibles & Art discussion

Mar 3, 2015 12:52:56 PM PT

Nickel Tumbler

Some sellers are selling "Rainbow Rose" seeds. Rainbow roses aren't made from seeds. They're made by taking regular white roses and injecting them with dye. 

I haven't bid because I haven't fallen for it. I tried "Report Item" but could find no way on it to report that the item itself is a fraud. They don't even seem to have a category for that.rainbow_roses_by_surrender_the_booty-d4b40mg.jpg

Bidding & Buying question

Mar 4, 2015 3:33:47 PM PT

How do you report scams?

Is this an authentic Coach and if it is, do you know the name of it? Thanks so much for your expertise.


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Fashion discussion

Mar 4, 2015 4:31:49 PM PT

Is this an authentic Coach bag?

hey . i've got these things but i have not any idea whats that -the only thing i know is i looked at it and these are not ferrous . maybe i can get some information from an expert ..  thanks

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Antiques discussion

Mar 5, 2015 11:00:09 AM PT

I need help

Hi. I have what I think is the crank top to a Dazey or Sears Farm Master butter churn. I would like to ID and date it, it's not marked anywhere. Would the maker's name also tell me the age?


It's all metal except for the handle and paddles. The triangular red cover has a very Deco look. It would probably fit a jar opening 5.25" wide. It's 8.75" from the ends of the paddles to the flat top of the lid.


Any help would be appreciated.







Collectibles & Art discussion

I have looked everywhere but to no avail. I have a few books on cups and saucers and found nothing. Also looked on all the sites I know and looked through Google photos. Nothing. Any help would be appreciated. DSCN1615.JPG



Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

See the cardboard at the edges of the bottom? I've never seen one that wasn't completely encased. I'm far from being an expert. The bottom doesn't lift out. Opinions?


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Fashion discussion

Mar 5, 2015 8:27:42 PM PT

Vera Bradley Question Please

....and REQUIRE that it be paid for items IMMEDIATELY out of those deposited funds. Just for thier first 90 days or 10 feedbacks. Please?



Tired of Newbie No-Pays.




Selling discussion

MARCH 4, 2015:  As the third BETA test got underway recently on Ebay, once again my descriptions were hidden under a hyperlink, and once again sales have dropped because of it.  After submittiing my input by using the "Tell us what you think" link, the following morning my pages appeared normal, but, my view of ebay has no effect on what others see when accessing my listings.  I posted last month about this issue and have been scrambling to circumvent my falling sales.  In an effort to help my buyers find my descriptions, I will be including the following picture in each of my listings.  Also, I have changed most all my items to "New other," rather than "New," so the accompanying 1000-character description, beginning with, "Click the "See full item description" link for full details and warranty dates" will appear directly under the title in each listing.  I would also add,

another significant change I've noticed includes randomly-selected portions of my description visible under "Item description."  In such cases, I have no control over what portion of my description Ebay selects for display, nor can I alter it in any way.  However, the disclaimer stating "Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing" still appears at the top the description section of each listing.  Very frustrating indeed!  Any comments or suggestions on my efforts would be greatly appreciated.  And Kudos to all the fine Sellers out there! 



Selling discussion

When I search for my items that I listed today they come up last because it says "Shipping Not Specified".  But if you click on the listing, it is very specified!


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Selling discussion

Mar 3, 2015 2:51:35 PM PT

shipping not specified??

Does anyone recognize this Artist? Painting is nicely done. It looks like Blesh or Blesk.









Collectibles & Art discussion

I am really stuck on this one.

I'll be listing it on a fixed price venue and have no clue what price to set.

I had decided on asking 50 bucks til someone told me I'd be nuts to let it go that cheap.

It is so rare and beautiful but alas, there is no cuckoo.

Any suggestions?





Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Mar 3, 2015 5:12:13 PM PT

Cuckoo Dilemma

I bought out a large Estate several years ago and in going through the last few boxes found these Camels. The Estate was of an Antique dealer. The Camels are identicalmarch2 022.JPGmarch2 025.JPGmarch2 028.JPGmarch2 024.JPG they are 6 1/2 inches to the top of the head and 8 inches long. They feel like clay but show something darker almost metal like underneath. Thanks, Lainey

Antiques discussion

Mar 3, 2015 3:17:16 PM PT

Are these Camels any thing special



Good morning everyone.



New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

Got email lile this ? I hope it is not targeted marketing. I would never want to give anyone - person or website - an impression that I would want to shop Kim Kardashian's closet.




Bidding & Buying discussion

Mar 3, 2015 11:48:53 AM PT

Anybody else

Greetings and I hope I chose the Right Group to aid me with this lovely bracelet. I have spent hours researching, and am only becoming MORE confused!
So counting on one of you to give me the Correct Info before I list this bracelet. I was told it is Lavender Purple Jade by the lady I bought it from. But on the other Jewelry boards, I was told it looks like Dyed Chalcedony? Faceted Rectangle Cut stone. So I did more research, and I agree it looks more like Chalcedony than Purple Jade. And I'm guessing the softer hued stone is "Mojave Blue"? See how fast I'm learning? :smileyhappy: I do believe it is Art Deco. Am going to take it to a jeweler for his opinion, but he's rarely open, so here I am! :smileyhappy: Any help Appreciated!! Thank you in advance! Jade Bracelet Boards 002.jpgJade Bracelet Boards 003.jpgJade Bracelet Boards 004.jpgJade Bracelet Boards 001.jpg

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Hoping for confirmation as well as addition information on this bracelet. It is marked Lind and and I think S14kt? So I am guessing heavy gold plated. From researching I came across information that state Lind is the same as Lindenwold? Was wonder if any one had and additional information on Lind Jewelry. So I think the stones are Labradorite from appearance? A lot of the Labradorite I has view look more blue these are more of a clear with blue flash.  Is there such a thing as good quality labradorite and if so any ideas what these would be considered based on the photos? Any and all help greatly appreciated.









Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

I have purchased a few Hermes tie, but I don't know if they are fake or real. The only that throws me off is the white backing on the tie. THese tie does have the string loop on the inside of the tie.photo 3.JPG If there is any information on if these are fake or real, I would really like to know. 


Thank you. 

Fashion discussion

Mar 4, 2015 1:44:12 PM PT

Help in authenticating Hermes Tie

Not too sure but it's probably something obvious. I thought maybe figs but I don't know.



Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Got this yesterday at a local thrift store because it was signed by what I figured is a actor or key person in the scene & because the print/photo has a cool look that doesn't come through here - it almost looked like a colored cell laid over a scene.


I can't figure out the signature - Lance Zulee? - can anyone help me?

Under the scene it has written by same person "Montana Blacks Gold" - I believe there is a 'S' after Black, but again, I can't understand this person's handwriting.

Thank you for any help.






Collectibles & Art discussion

The pattern at the top looks like Greek Key, but I need the actual style name of this cup.



Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

I can't figure this one out!

There is also a red heart on the soles. I really appreciate any help you can offer. Thank you in advance! DSCF3063.jpg030315013.jpg

Fashion discussion

I bought this today from a fellow thrift store hunter who found it before I could  - paying a premium because it just had "The Look"! - I was sure it was a deco era floor ashtray, but I can't find anything on it. - It has stamped on the bottom: 







Can someone tell me what I have?  - It's not silver, right? More likely silverplate? - Even if it's not a ashtray, I believe with a nice glass ashtray set in it this piece would look great!

Thanks, I appreciate any help.








Collectibles & Art discussion

Sorry for being so needy lately, my research isn't giving me any results.

I have this unmarked wide stretch bracelet, the elastic is a dingy white, rhinestones are both prong set and glued in.

The middle sections are a clear lucite, they look like a peach color in my pics but they are a thick, clear lucite and the greenish color on the top is a reflection.

Any thoughts as to age ?





Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group


New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!




Fashion discussion

Mar 3, 2015 5:46:45 PM PT

Louis Vuitton Bucket...Heads Up Please!

I have a copy of Cetait Le Soir Des Dieux by Jean Dorsenne Editions Mornay 1926. I have found the title from other sellers but the cover on mine is so different than those. It is blue leather with applied pieces of yellow leather. Does this make it more desirable? Any help would be appreciated. Oh, the couple sitting on the grass; she had a wardrobe malfunction and I covered it up with the black bars.


Booksellers discussion






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Vaseline DImple? Glasses




Vaseline Ashtray





Vaseline Barber Pourer


Depression/40s-50s-60s Glass

Mar 5, 2015 11:42:40 AM PT

Help Me Id Following Depression glass

Is this a real or fake JoJo Joe Rodeo Pilot 644 JRPL4 11CT Wrist Watch? Any Help is much appreciated


Fashion discussion

I would appreciate any help with these 2 glasses as far as maker, pattern

and/or age.  The cranberry is 8" and the cobalt is 7.5"




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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Mar 5, 2015 12:07:52 PM PT

crystal help ID 2 wine/hock galsses

Unsigned beauty...I can not find any other like it.  7" Tall and the color is smokey gray. 

Hoping someone recognizes it and can help ID it.


Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

I have what appears to be some vintage anchor hocking orange juice glasses that are a little strange. They look like they are "inside out" as the decals are a bright orange and green on the inside of the glass but dark on the outside (I know a dishwasher can lighten them, but darken them?). I am wondering if they were in a fire and the outside decals absorbed some smoke or if they were some kind of factory mistake. The regular anchor hocking mark is not on the bottom; instead there is what looks like a laurel wreath with a semicircle of dots underneath. Can anyone help identify these glasses for me? Image and video hosting by TinyPicImage and video hosting by TinyPic

Selling question

Anyone else notice that the thread titles are all blue and aren't turning pink/violet after you have read them?  Yup, deleted cookies and cache and no help ~ is it just me?

A Part-time eBay Sellers Group discussion

Mar 5, 2015 7:18:42 PM PT

Glitch Du Jour?

Anybody else getting this error?  Earlier it was only if I tried to upload more than one at a time, but now I can't do any


Shipping & Returns discussion

Mar 5, 2015 9:33:24 PM PT

"Page Not Responding" Uploading Tracking

Hello Jewel Pals,


Can anyone ID this mark, it says HR or possibly AR Sterling. I've looked on the 925-1000 site and also Illusion Jewels. No luck so far.


Thanks for looking.zirc4.jpgzirc1.jpg

Jewelry & Gemstones discussion

Help with ID on this Painting.  It is on Canvas Board.  Signature is tough to make out. 







Collectibles & Art discussion

i want to create ebay new account.

and if i create ebay new account, will be register new paypal account.

but i have question,

Can i use my credit card that i've been using for my another paypal account, by adding to my new paypal account?

Payments question

Mar 5, 2015 12:17:36 AM PT

i want to create ebay new account

Can anyone give me a clue what this large quilting frame is worth. Its handmade and the outside frame measurments are 10 foot long, 36 inches wide. Has a roller with brake on both ends. Made from pine or fir (I think).


Thank you!


Needle Arts & Vintage Textiles discussion

Mar 4, 2015 12:54:34 AM PT

Value of large quilting frame?

This doll has been in our family since the 1980's. I've never been able to identify her. Would like to get a replacement head for her so would really like to know who she is please?1966 Made in Japan - Pat PendingUnidentified 70s Barbie faceBarbie head, shoulders & torso

Dolls discussion

Hi I am needing help with a old watercolor painting that is signed. This is a very well done piece. I cannot make out the signature. So I am hoping someone may be able to shed some light. It is not large but is 14x8.5 inches. Any help is appreciated.



Collectibles & Art discussion

Can anyone help me with the name of this piece?


Collectibles & Art discussion

My Mom can't find any gold marks on it and all I could say to help her was that I thought the stones look like aquamarine.  I told her the box didn't seem to go with the necklace but I could be wrong.  The box is leather on the outside and says O.C.Tanner on the inside.  I asked her to take pictures of the back and I don't see any marks either.  


Can anyone tell me anything about this necklace?  My Mom would be thrilled to learn anything about it!









Antique & Vintage Jewelry by Design

A friend gave me bags of things to sell. I don't know the first thing about jewelry but I am giving it an all out effort.


I find this brooch interesting.


3 1/2" X 2 1/8"

The center is glass with an etched out design from behind. First stones, pearls (i'm guessing not real. 2nd stone...Green with white scarab, 3rd pale coral color?

4th dark red, garnet maybe? The bee also has a dark red gem. Star has a pearl and the last flower green stone and two very small pale purple gems?

It is not magnetic so I am guessing brass??


I want to list it but don't know much about it. Thank you, Donna @ La Boutique Garage





Antique & Vintage Jewelry by Design

I'm guessing this is Chinese, but would like some verification on that. Otherwise I'm pretty sure the metal is Bronze from the patina. Also any help on reading the hallmarks and possibly dating the piece would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance for any help given. :-)

Collectibles & Art discussion

Mar 5, 2015 12:13:41 PM PT

Antique Chinese? Bronze Teapot

Is this Satsuma? And does anybody recognize the mark on the bottom? Thank you.


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Collectibles & Art discussion

Mar 4, 2015 5:58:41 PM PT

Satsuma mark?

Hi I need help to ID these vases. Country of origin, maker, age, ect. They are 9.5" tall.  And about 8.5" wide. Any info will be helpful. Thanks RAAPHDS.

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion



I need help with a Report. I printed out all of my 2014 Monthly Sales Reports and I can't make heads or tails out of the top columns. The amount Received is the second column. Right?  The next column over is the PayPal Fees??? What is the Amount Sent? Other Debits/Other Credits /Net Amount????


I'm going nuts trying to figure this dang thing out. Not very explanitory for a Report. Does anyone even use these? Do I even need to use these Monthly Reports? Or is the Annual Report enough?


sales report jan 14.jpg  I thank you in advance! :smileyhappy:


My Account question

Mar 4, 2015 3:46:38 PM PT

I need help with a Report Please

At auction last night the items was describe as a victrola with a brass horn. I was not seated in close viewing distance.  It is a modern replica marked as above in the title line. Googling I can find NOTHING ZERO ZILCH about this hybrid. I am afraid to list it. Can anyone steer me to any information about these? 20150305_202858.jpg

Collectibles & Art discussion

It is very heavy for it's size I am not sure what it is made of, I was thinking clay or stoneware. On his banner reads, bah humbug, it is quite dusty.













Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion


Collectibles & Art discussion

Mar 4, 2015 8:34:01 PM PT

Need help identifying artist signature

Hi..Would this outfit be a Christening outfit or a church dress with matching jacket and hat or was this typically used for something else? Am I correct in estimating it is from the 40's to 50's? I also do not know how to describe the the design on the dress and front of the hat. The dress is organdy and the jacket and hat are also organdy lined with satin.Any help describing this set is appreciated.

Thank you


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Vintage Clothing & Accessories discussion

Mar 4, 2015 10:36:20 PM PT

Info on vintage infant outfit

Large oil on canvas. Painting has been reframed so name is on back. FOX 1888. Cannot find anything about the artist. Thanks.


Collectibles & Art discussion

Mar 4, 2015 6:05:52 PM PT

Need help with artist

 I need some assistance in identifying this vase.  It is really heavy and it appears to be well made.  The Blenko decanter I know is made by Husted, but I can't seem to find any other green ones online.  I also know it is from the Archetactual Series.  It is approx 24 inches high.  I found one, in the Husted Museum but that is all.  I would like to know the value, for insurance purposes.  I got it for 5 dollars at an estate sale, along with the blue atomic Blenko sitting next to it.:smileyvery-happy:







Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

I have had this on the antiques board with no replies.  Can anyone help here? It is 10.25" tall and 5.25" onn the base and mouth.





Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

I initiated a return due to the item not being as described.  Per eBay's policy, the seller is to pay for return shipping under these circumstances.  The seller has approved the return.  According to the screen I get, I have to contact the seller to get the return shipping label, but the seller has no clue how to do this.  It is now past the return window, but I am still not able to ask eBay to step in and help.  What's the deal?  How do I ship this item back?Screen Shot 2015-03-06 at 12.30.40 AM.png

Shipping & Returns question


Depression/40s-50s-60s Glass

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Fashion discussion

Mar 4, 2015 3:15:03 PM PT

Burberrys Real or Fake

Hello, I have a porcelain trinket box with unknown symbols underneath. I don't know which way is up so I included both versions of the stamp. Any help would be appreciated, thank you!


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Collectibles & Art discussion

Is there a name for the design that is on this Pairpoint shade? I believe the shade is a Venice shape found on an arts & crafts design base number 'B3016" Any help as always will be much appreciated. THANKSpair1.jpg


Antiques discussion

I've heard some people say that if it's spelled with the "s" at the end it's not authentic but then I've seen some sell on ebay like that. I emailed the people at the Burberry company and they just told me to buy from their retail stores to be sure of authenticity so I would appreciate some help if possible. Thanks. 



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Fashion discussion

Mar 5, 2015 3:41:42 PM PT

Is this Burberry's shirt authentic?

Hi, I am pretty sure this is plate Japanese Imari but I'm not certain.  Hopefully someone can verify or else straighten me out.  It is about 14 7/8" in diameter.  I am also hoping someone can give me a ballpark estimate of its age.  Thanks in advance for any help.  












Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Mar 5, 2015 9:46:51 PM PT

Is this Japanese plate Imari and what era?

000_0004_00.jpg000_0002_00.jpgThis powder jar bottom (5" diameter) I am almost sure is Ruba Rombic made by Consolidated Glass in the late 1920's, early 1930's. It has several chips on the top where the lid fits to the base. I do not have the lid by the way. I am asking for verification of my findings and would you list this in the condition it is in. I do know that it is a rare piece, but without the lid and the chips on top, would you list it? TIA. Judy

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

This sterling ring has only '925' and a mark on one side with a gold wash.

Does this mark look familar to anyone ?





Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

I've never seen this particular backstamp and haven't been able to find it anywhere. Thanks for your help!  


Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Mar 6, 2015 6:15:54 AM PT

Can anyone identify this backstamp???





Interesting painting on Canvas - Does anyone recognize artist? 

Collectibles & Art discussion

Any ideas what you call this kind of print?


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Fashion discussion

Mar 6, 2015 8:07:01 AM PT

Keyword Suggestion?

She can't find any gold marks on it and all I could say to help her was that I thought the stones look like aquamarine.  Can anyone tell me anything about this necklace?  My Mom would be thrilled to learn anything.  I told her the box didn't seem to make sense with the necklace but I could be wrong.  The box is leather on the outside and says O.C.Tanner on the inside. 








Collectibles & Art discussion

This is a beautiful covered compote with handles. Can you help me find the maker, pattern or age. Thanks much.

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I have purchased the vehicle from canada on november 2014. I have paid 1000$ advance to the seller. After that he started to say many reason as if he dont want to sell the item.If you see the emails from seller. Now the EBAY is saying they are not responsible for before 45 days of purchase item. Also I am not able to complain through ebay web site by selecting the purchased item from purchase history. please help me to get back money back. I am the regular purchaser from EBAY and I hope you will disappoint me.


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Bidding & Buying question

Mar 5, 2015 3:24:15 AM PT

I did not recieve Item


Bidding & Buying question

Have a wonderful day today!!




Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Mar 5, 2015 5:29:44 PM PT


HI all,


Have checked the glass and etch pattern gallery but can't id this ste. Stands 6" tall.



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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Mar 5, 2015 8:12:27 PM PT

Glass: etched pattern stem ID?

Came across this interesting chair. It has the look of Mid Century Modern with a striking logo on the back but can't find anything about it. There are no tags or identifying marks. If anyone has ANY idea who made this, it woudl be greatly appreciated!IMG_0873.jpgIMG_0872.jpg

Home & Garden discussion

Hi, Does anyone recognize the mark on this sterling orchid pin?  I'm not even sure what letter or letters it is.  I thought maybe M, or TT, or II, and have looked on the RSJ site under those letters.  I saw one example of the same brooch on Worthpoint, but not identified.  Probably a long shot, I know.  Thanks for any suggestions or help.









Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Mar 6, 2015 7:59:14 AM PT

Mark on sterling orchid pin

Could this be a meat skewer? I originally thought it was a letter opener. It measures just under 10 inches. The marks are smoothed down and only the outline of each mark is visible. The last looks like a letter A. Are the marks English do you think? I'm not even sure if it is sterling or plated, so thanks for any insights!


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Collectibles & Art discussion


              I have many about six inches tall all have frill dresses and all are different, can't figrue out this artist.



Selling question

Mar 4, 2015 5:19:08 PM PT

Mini Doll Signature anyone recognize?

Looks like a sleigh bell to me, but I don't see any that look like it. Please help identify. Thanks!


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Collectibles & Art discussion

Mar 6, 2015 11:31:39 AM PT

Is this a sleigh bell?

A buyer wanted me to knock a large chunk of money off of an item I had GTC. I agreed to his price but said I would list it as a 3 day offer at that price so that others had a chance at it too.  The item weighs 26 pounds in the box and is oversize.  The guy writes back asking who will pay for shipping.  I ask him his zi[p hoping it will be close and I will pay shipping, instead it is the furthest point away still in the USA.  The guy keeps writing messages in the gtc listing.  I twice send him the number of the auction then say 'take this number xxxxx cut and paste it into ebay search field, message me from there and I will make you an offer.  I was prepared to take him up on his offer and give him free shipping when he nastily replies 'I do not know how to cut and paste, and gets meaner in the rest of the email.  I read his left for fb and he leaves negs and the buyers reply he is hostile. BBL for him.  Oh well maybe someone else will buy my widget with less problems.  


The best part was I don't cut and paste LOL

Selling discussion

Mar 4, 2015 9:32:46 AM PT

BBL Before I even bother

I was bidding (high bidder) and inquired to the seller as the reserve as I put a ( maximum) bid at twice my current high bid .. The seller replied that they would sell it to the highest bidder at the end of the auction.The auction ended at my original high bid and I inquired if the seller was going to invoice me or how to proceed (my max bid was still double of my winning bid) after a few days the seller replied that they were going to relist the item under second chance ? and was not going to honor the sale to the highest bidder..I could only speculate obviously it was a monetary reason So do I have any recourse through ebays T.O.S ? I have screenshots of the listing..my bids and the ebay based emails...I've just recently started purchasing items from "non corporate" sellers and this is very upsetting to me as I watched and followed the item for ten days..in which time I was actively bidding..Please some guidence from those more experianced ..Thank You in advance 


Bidding & Buying discussion

Help! Paypal just put a hold on funds for an item that was shipped through the Global Shipping Program. Tracking clearly shows it was delivered to the address she provided. She opened a dispute for item not received on the same day tracking shows delivered.  Please tell me I'm covered for this. It's a $99 sale. She's claiming this:I did not receive the item. I believe this to be a scam. The item was relisted after I paid for it (I had two pairs of the same item). A shipper claims to have delivered it but the address provided was incorrect.(How so? I only shipped to the global shipper)  I believe this delivery to be falsified.(What??) Please provide a refund.


The Global Shipping Program claims to protect it's sellers:

You aren't responsible for item loss or damage that occurs after the item is forwarded by the US shipping center. Once an item has been forwarded by the US shipping center, you won't be responsible for refunding the buyer if an eBay Money Back Guarantee or PayPal Purchase Protection case is filed against you for one of the following reasons:
A buyer claims an item isn't received or


So do I need to worry?? 

Selling discussion

I'm having issues trying to get an item to remain on eBay for sell.  As an example, here's one of the items that eBay just removed on my end:




I get the vacuous response of the following:


"Please review your listings for areas that can be improved. For example, make sure your listings have:
-a clear description
-great photos
-an accurate title"


I called eBay support and asked them "what am I doing wrong?"  The first lady found nothing wrong with the listing.  She transferred me to someone with listing and he basically recommended that I sell the item elsewhere.  He said I have stock photos (???) and that's the reason why it was pulled three times.  Any ways I have a clear description, proper category, UPC listing, front and back photos (from the iPhone 6+ camera.)


Did anyone ever have a problem similar to this?  I really want to sell items on eBay, but if my listings keep getting pulled for no reason whatsoever, I'm going to use Amazon instead...  I have great feedback and have sold many items before.  I don't understand what I'm doing wrong.

Selling discussion

This probably shouldn't annoy me but it does. When I list something and have 7 or 8 watchers who never buy I assume that most of them are sellers who are just watching to see if my item sells and for how much. I think it would be awesome if seller/watchers would send a message to let me know that I should not get excited thinking my item is probably going to sell. If you are a seller/watcher maybe you could try another technique...do a search for the item you are wanting to check sales on and then go to the column on the left, scroll down and click on "sold." It will show you how much that item sold for AND you won't have some hopeful buyer disappointed that their item did not sell even with lots of watchers.


Selling discussion

Mar 5, 2015 11:55:22 PM PT

Watchers who are sellers

I HAVE NO SELLER ACCOUNT - NEVER DID -  YET my EBAY has been hacked!   It shows I have a Dashboard and statistics, AND I am getting all kind of email from buyers SAYING THEY BOUGHT FROM ME, DID NOT GET PRODUCT, AND THEY WANT A REFUND!!!!!!!!!   Really, this is QUITE RIDICULOUS !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

My Account discussion

Mar 4, 2015 4:48:52 PM PT

I am NOT a Seller

I'm an old guy, I've been around awhile, I sell mainly older than me postcards, old womens watches, and old Gillette razors (when I can find them).

I'm getting email from eBay offering me a store cheap (I don't do enough business for a "store"); mail congratulating me on my "above average" rating,
"We love how you take care of our customers." "Is there anything more we can do to make it easier for you to sell?", they tell me they blocked two "premature" refund requests (probably slow overseas ship)-  most everyone has given me pretty good feedback.

They're gushing over me. I'm not used to this. But it's happening. Wow.


Selling discussion

Mar 5, 2015 2:57:44 PM PT

eBay is really taking good care of me

Rcvd mess. unauthorized user of buyer or bidder acct. today, this was shipped on 2/27/15. I just received a notice this evening from eBay that they had to cancel the bids and purchases on the buyer??????????


And, please note, that we're working with the account owner to prevent any additional unauthorized activity.

This was shipped, already.  They credited my fees? Who cares about the fees?  Why am I being informed, after the fact?


This is not showing delivered as of yet, and, I will be on the phone, with USPS, first thing.


However, the message says" we have made it easy, to relist your item, if it was removed." BUT, it is no longer available in search listings. 


What is going on, and what do I do now.  


Thanking you in advance...

Selling discussion

I had to cancel a transaction with a buyer. The buyer clearly violated EBay rules by wanting to complete the transaction outside of EBay and also, asked for my phone number. When I told him this, he demanded the item to be sent right away. I didn't feel comfortable dealing with him as I know there are going to be issues.i have reported him. He never paid and I'm stuck waiting for him to respond and close the case so I can get my feed back. I'm frustrated that my invoice is charging me a $50 fee. How long do I have to wait to get the much needed money back? It's been since mid February.

Selling discussion

Mar 4, 2015 2:08:15 PM PT

Cancelled transaction

a question. Am I suddenly doing things incorrectly, or has eBay changed even more than I thought it had. I sold a small lot of old international coins to a man in China. I specified the weight of the box and the dimensions and used First Class International as my mailing choice. The shipping cost came up as $12.75. He paid on 2/1/15 and I mailed. This AM (3/3/15) I got an email from him and this is what it said




"I do not understand. I charged you the true cost of sending by First Class International. It is the least expensive way to send to China". This afternoon I received another email



a lot of kind usa sellers even free shiping by regular mail.






Now I am happy that he gave me "OK" as a feedback. But I am really upset because although I've had no other foreign shipping complaints, I find myself doubting what I am doing. Is he correct? Maybe this was heavier than his other purchases?


And why oh why does eBay suggest that people offer "free shipping"? If it's a first class letter I can see it, but we do have to pay for the items. I just wish that every day there wasn't some new fee or new rule to remember. I thought that most of us were just one or two people selling....right now in order to build my business I would have to hire someone to help, which is an impossibility. Especially since between 1/4 and 1/3 of what I take in goes right back to eBay and PayPal.


I long for the good old days of eBay when things were much simpler and I made a lot more money.

Selling question

I was on the board last night and suddenly got yellow banner "success, items is now floated". Anybody has any idea what that means, what have I done to get that ? (I was on tablet so there is a chance I touched something by accident)

Bidding & Buying discussion

Mar 4, 2015 7:03:00 AM PT

Item floated

A package was sent on Mar 1 2015 and supposed to reach Honolulu already but hasn't wats taking so long

Shipping & Returns discussion

I ordered matching rings from the same seller sizes 5 &12 and it just posted as shipped...when I looked at the Notification it says they shipped both size 5...so I messaged the seller to make sure they shipped sizes 5 & 12...seller says yes...so my question is could it just be a mistake it saying both size 5? It's from China with no tracking

Bidding & Buying discussion

Mar 5, 2015 1:10:00 AM PT

I think the seller sent the wrong size

I hope someone can help me. I sold an item and had to open a unpaid item case because buyer was unresponsive. The next day she wrote and told me she lost her credit card and just found it but after looking at the item again isn't sure she wants it anymore.  I told her I would cancel the transaction but I keep getting a message that says it can't be cancelled because there is a case open on that item.  I typed in a question on how to do it and the solution said go to resolution center click on item and cancel but still get the same message. Can anyone help me get this done? Thanks!

Selling discussion

Hi my name is Giovana Marsano, I sold a SILVER DENON AVR-2805 7.1 Channel 135 Watt A/V Surround Receiver to slumdog49. the customer complained that the item wasn't working properly, we brought this case up to you guys to get the help provided since we had tested the receiver right before selling it and it worked perfectly fine. Ebbay's final decision was to have the costumer return the item and once we receive it we had to return the money back. we got the receiver today and its damaged, dented in the back and we didnt receive all the cables we had originally send. I need to know what to do in this situation. If you guys need pictures from the receiver please let me know and i will send them immediately thanks

Shipping & Returns discussion

i got an email from ebay saying they protected my seller status by delaying a return for refund request " too early". I have no idea what item they are referencing and it does not say anything on my dashboard. anyone know what this means?

Selling discussion

Mar 4, 2015 6:08:56 PM PT

Protecting my account Question

My package did not get picked up from my mail box yesterday.  Do I need to void and print a new label or can I just dop it off with the label I printed yesterday for pick up yesterday?  Thank you

Selling discussion

I found a car on Craig list that I really like an want to purchase but the seller says he has an account through ebay to make my payment to them an the will ship the car to my address how do I know if this is a scam or not

Bidding & Buying discussion

Mar 5, 2015 3:33:08 PM PT

purchasing a car!!!

I usually pay the same day that I win an auction, but I am anticapating some travel in the near future. Should I contact the seller to let her/him know I have a bid on an item, and when I will return and pay just in case I win, or would this be unnecessary communication and a nuisance to the seller? Are there any other etiquette rules that aren't neccessarily listed, but I should be aware of?

Buying & Selling Basics question

Made purchase. pd via paypal with credit. Contacted seller re shipping, claims, shipped, no USPS tracking. Seller has emailed me 15x"s so far today ! Regret purchase Seller scares me !  Who does that ?

Shipping & Returns question

Mar 3, 2015 3:21:10 PM PT



Selling question

Recently had a buyer who purchased an item that was sold "As Is" and "comes only as pictured"...item was like new but no power cord or accessories. Item ususally sells for over $200 and it was purchased for $94. 

Not long after buyer received the item he opened a return, stating that is was missing parts or accessories. I contacted the buyer 3 times asking what was missing, that the item was sold as pictured, the only response I received "missing the power cord."

I told the buyer had he contacted me before opening the return I would have been happy to try and correct this for him, no response from the buyer. I told him I would be more than happy to refund his purchase upon the return of the item. No response from buyer and NO RETURN OF ITEM.

20 days passed and the buyer then opened another case regarding said item with eBay. He could not/did not provide eBay with a RMA or a tracking number....IN THE END - eBay decided in Favor of the Buyer - telling me I do NOT have to refund him since he did not provide a tracking number or RMA - DOES EBAY REFUND FROM THEIR FUNDS??? And now I have the defect...I've been fighting defects and was just about back to standard...... 



Shipping & Returns question

Mar 4, 2015 9:00:38 AM PT

Bad Buyer - No Return

Selling question

Mar 4, 2015 10:19:47 PM PT

How can I print a packing slip?

I have a buyer who would like to cancel a transaction, which they haven't paid for.  I'm perfectly willing to do this, but want to make sure it will not count as a cancellation defect on my account. How do I go about this?

Selling question

Mar 5, 2015 12:57:55 PM PT

Buyer requests a transaction cancellation

Do you remember a 6 month buyer protection plan ebay announced?

I spoke to a  supervisor who claims that ebay does not have a 6 month buyer protection policy.  Does anyone ever remember them announcing it?  I believe it was at the same time that they gave us all our archived information so we could file such claims.  This same supervisor said that ebay has always displayed this length of archived information and she's been working there for 5 years.  Well I've been on ebay for 11 years and that's not true.  It was only within the last year that we got all this extra archived information.  So I said that if she couldn't remember that then she probably couldn't remember the 6 month policy either.  So does anyone remember ebay announcing they were changing their refund policy to 6 months?

Buying & Selling Basics question