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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

There are so many different Fenton patterns, manufacturing dates, etc. that it makes my head hurt.  I recently acquired this Fenton green hat vase and need help in regard to:  1) Actual pattern name or what it would be called--Fenton green (emerald) cased glass?;  2) Manufacturing timeframe; and 3) Even though I know the cased glass MIGHT be white based on the fact that it is laid over a green glass, the cased glass really has more of a gray or blue/gray color to it, so is the cased glass actually white or could it be an experimental with a gray casing?  It measures approximately 3" in overall height. HELP!!!!!








Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Oct 2, 2015 8:22:10 AM PT

Help on FENTON Green Cased Glass HAT VASE

Please help id these black glass coffee pieces. The cup measures 2" tall and 3 7/8" across the rim. The creamer and sugar measure 2 3/4" tall and 3 7/8" across the rim. I cannot find a match for the marks on the bottom of these pieces. Thank you in advance.P1012265.JPGP1012266.JPGP1012269.JPGP1012268.JPG 

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

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



Japanese cranes. Such graceful birds!



New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!



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New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

I have this bracelet I can't figure out. The metal is very oxidized, was nearly black,,thought it was copper due to its darkness but it is silver in color and obviously has a high copper content judging by the darkness of the metal before polishing. The settings are what I am unsure of - they clink like glass - when you look at the backs, though, it looks poured, and at the same time, enameled - there are speckles in the surface along with a fingerprint in one of them. Does anyone know what this technique is? Thanks --



Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Oct 2, 2015 8:11:36 AM PT

Technique on old bracelet?

I know it isn't antique, but I'm wondering if there's a way to figure out the time frame for this rug. I'm thinking the colors make it "newer," but I don't know how new. The previous owner was recently moved to an assisted living home & she had very electic tastes, including southwest items.


I borrowed the book "Navajo Rugs...." by Don Dedera from the library, looked at a bunch of videos on YouTube & researched the Internet, but still unsure about the age of the rug.


The rug is a beauty & in pristine condition. It's about 62" x 48". I do love the colors, especially the teal /turquoise around the border. Any thoughts about age, or anything else would be very much appreciated.


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Collectibles & Art discussion

Oct 1, 2015 5:17:59 PM PT

Navajo Yei Rug - Time frame?

Dunno if they are or not...Have searched till my eyes are crossed & brain is fried. Anyone have an opinion?


I have looked thru every site I have. I thought I had the latest info site bookmarked, but I guess not. Cat Embarassed





Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Oct 2, 2015 12:41:29 PM PT

Possible D&E Earrings?

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





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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

I bid $321 on an item....in the last seconds I was "outbid" by 9 cents...winning bid $321.09...shouldn't the winning bid have been $326?  The min increment at time of bidding was $5

n***n ( 4438Feedback score is 1000 to 4,999)   US $321.09
Oct-03-15  13:27:28 PDT
  tungstenhex 213Feedback score is 100 to 499)   US $321.00
Oct-03-15  13:27:09 PDT
  tungstenhex ( 213  )     US $296.00Oct-03-15  13:27:09 PDT
  n***m ( 2 )   US $291.00
Oct-03-15  13:20:15 PDT
  m***m ( 134Feedback score is 100 to 499)   US $290.00
Oct-03-15  13:23:46 PDT
  n***m ( 2 )     US $285.00Oct-03-15  13:20:15 PDT
  m***m ( 134Feedback score is 100 to 499)   US $280.00 

Bidding & Buying question

I don't quite understand the USPS / Fedex cooperative effort

If I have a label like this (bought through FeDex) , can I drop this shipment in a USPS bin - can I take it to the USPS counter - can I leave it for pickup in my mailbox? 




Selling discussion

This bracelet caught my eye from the batch the other day.  It's mostly enameled on brass but there is a raised wire design in certain areas.  Not sure it would qualify as Cloisonne?  Also, I'm seeing sort of a Celtic design but I'm also seeing a hint of Asian.  I appreciate any help in describing this bracelet, and thanks as always!







Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Oct 1, 2015 1:51:12 PM PT

Cloisonne or enamel?

I inherited my grandmother's great-grandmother's silk shawl - she came to Oregon from Scotland in the 1840s. I'm terrified! I want to take good care of it, I'd love to clean it but I have no idea how it would hold up or who I could trust to professionally clean it. I have considered maybe seeing if a museum would want it. I am looking for advice on caring for it and possibly cleaning it. The embroidery is superb, there is no back to it really I will attach photos of both sides, and the stains I wish I could remove. The ancestor to who it belonged had some small historical significance in Oregon, Isabella Miller Moar was her name.


​side A

side B

Here it is laid out on my futon, it is quite large;

Any advice would be most welcome!

Antiques discussion

Oct 1, 2015 2:05:10 PM PT

150+ year old silk shawl care and cleaning

Can anyone tell me about this? Is it valuable?

I looked on eBay under tapestries with Middle Eastern and saw single squares, but none stitched together & none with camels and elephants & horses.

This is a middle east tapestry, correct?

Judging by the little moth holes I'm assuming it's old - does that make it valuable?

Any help in decribing it or what to list it as would be greatly appreciated.














Collectibles & Art discussion

Oct 1, 2015 7:05:35 PM PT




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Vintage Halloween Collectibles

Oct 1, 2015 2:49:12 PM PT

Halloween charms

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?



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

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

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

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

I was looking through my TL user file directory, and noticed that old photos are still saved in the databases for items long-ago exported and deleted from the program.  Is this something I should look into fixing, or should I ignore the orphaned entries?


I haven't had any major problems with TL - just the normal hiccups, and a few random crashes.  I certainly don't want to mess it up, with the holiday selling season just starting.


A few examples:


1.  A brown creamer sold earlier this year.  Listed exported and deleted from TL in March:




2.  Crystal lamp parts sold in 2012 - listing exported and deleted from TL in June 2013.




3.  These owl salt & pepper shakers were sold in 2014.  Listed exported & deleted from TL in July 2014.  The glass goblets in this same folder are current items - which seems rather weird.




4.  This chicken dish lid was sold sometime in 2010.  I can't find its listing record, but I'm assuming it was exported & deleted that year or early 2011.




5.  These little glass dishes have been floating around my TL databases since at least 2009.  I had completely forgotten about them, and can't find their exact sale date.  I'm guessing they were sold sometime in 2009 - I do remember now that it was during my first year selling (which started summer of 2008).




Like I said, just a few examples, out of many more not shown.  Also, I found multiples of several of the items pictured scattered about in various folders in both the "iansnanatexaslisting" database folder and the "user000" datase folder.  For example, the owl shakers were in 4 different folders, all with different numbers and dates.


Any adivce?  Thanks for your time.



Tools & Apps discussion

Oct 1, 2015 7:13:30 PM PT

TurboLister photo storage - corrupted?

I believe this is older Delft since it is definitely handpainted not transfer ware. It is 15" across. The mark is kind of smudged. Just wondering if anyone has seen this before? Thanks, all! And by the way, I looked in Kovels but with the mark being illegible, it's impossible to know what to look for.


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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Oct 2, 2015 2:10:30 PM PT

Hard to read mark on Delft ware

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?

I just recently purchase a highboy that I intend to keep indefinitely.  The problem I have is whether or not I should refinish it myself or have a pro do it depending if its rare.  Im pretty sure it was designed by Albert Parvin; however, there is little to no info on his pieces to go on other than previously sold items on 1stdibs so im on the fence.


Major Issues:


1. Previous owner was a picker and threw on PU haphazardly in order to sell quickly (DRIP MARKS)

2. The LEFT cabinet door has wood epoxy that need to be recovered with veneer

3. The hinge joints are not original on the LEFT cabinet door (already ordered replacements)


Other than that its in good condition: sturdy, light scratching that can we sanded out, dings that I can live with


If its not something rare/desireable, then ill do the work myself. Any info on the piece or opnions would be gratly appreciated .


Mid-Century/Modern discussion

Oct 2, 2015 9:00:47 AM PT

DIY or Professional Restoration

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

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

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

I recently (about a week & a half ago) won an item and paid for it right after with an eBay gift card.  The seller just contacted me and said that the payment is still pending in their paypal account.  Under the transaction on my paypal it says: paypal.png


Does anybody know what this means? Or how to clear the payment in the sellers account? Thanks! 

Payments question

Oct 2, 2015 2:34:43 PM PT

Pending payment?

So for some reason usps has lost or sent to the dead mail center about 5 of my items and one of which was returned to me. So I printed a new shipping label and gave it to someone to ship off for me today but just now going through my old postage labels I was trying to void the old ones when I accidentally voided the new one!!! That and I'm desperately trying to pay my ebay fees while I do a weird transfer bank account/paypal balance thing with my paypal and it keeps getting declined and I'm losing my mind! Now they've sent me this e-mail talking about missuse of labels or fraudulent something and I don't know what to do!!! I've e-mailed ebay I've emailed usps I've emailed paypal I'm running out of options. Heres the forwarded e-mail. So far I've paid like 40 dollars or so on shipping for this one item between what I paid at the actual usps office and thru ebay  :-(



---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: ME
Date: Thu, Oct 1, 2015 at 11:40 PM
Subject: Re: Void label request submitted 
To: ebay@ebay.com


No! I didn't mean to void this one! I was trying to void the older one because my item got lost at the atlanta dead mail center bu usps for a month!! Don't void this one!! I'm shipping it off! Sorry

I already emailed usps about it.
Between this and the whole transfer funds, transfer back out funds, get declined cycle and trying to pay my ebay fees I'm going insane! All I want to do is make a payment for my seller fees and send this package what do I do?? I can't transfer funds back and forth between my bank account and paypal fast enough to pay my ebay fees it keeps declining. Can i pay with something else??? Help. Thank you.  

On Thu, Oct 1, 2015 at 9:42 PM, eBay <ebay@ebay.com> wrote:
eBayeBay sent this message to Diane Brooks (dyans_deeb_a).
Your registered name is included to show this message originated from eBay. Learn more.
Your USPS shipping label has been voided.
Dear dyans_deeb_a,
You submitted a request to void a shipping label for the item below. The U.S. Postal Service is processing your request now.
If the Postal Service approves your request, the postage value, including the cost of insurance purchased with the label, will be returned to your PayPal account in about 15 days, or 21 days if you voided a Media Mail or Parcel Post label.

IMPORTANT: Misuse of online labels or other failure to comply with the standards for Insurance coverage purchased online constitutes grounds for closure or suspension of your eBay account. In addition, anyone who submits a fraudulent claim or furnishes false or misleading information on a claim form may be subject to criminal and/or civil penalties, including fines and imprisonment.
Item # : 
Sale price:$40.00
End time:Aug-29-15 19:24:43 PDT
Shipping & Handling:
USPS Priority Mail $15.80


Member To Member Support question

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

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

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

Collectibles & Art discussion



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New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

is this  a crystolite bowl not signed but right shape meas009.JPG008 - Copy.JPGures 3 1/4"tall &11 1/2 wide tia

Depression/40s-50s-60s Glass

Oct 2, 2015 6:41:37 AM PT

Heisey ID help

Hi jhhily1325,

Good news! We issued you a full refund of $34.75 on Sep 26, 2015. The refund includes the purchase price plus original shipping and has been credited to your PayPal account. Please log in to PayPal and view the History page if you don't see it in your PayPal balance.

This case has been decided in your favor.

Our records show the seller didn't respond to this case. We're sorry you had a problem with your purchase, and we're issuing you a refund for this case.

5140C 12" 5 Blade Refrigeration Evaporator Fan Blade Bohn Larkin HeatCraft  CW
5140C 12" 5 Blade Refrigeration Evaporator Fan Blade Bohn Larkin HeatCraft CW
Item # :111700164462
Sale price:$25.00
Sale date:Sep-03-15 17:10:04 PDT
Case #:5090652014
Case opened:Sep-26-15 12:58:38 PDT
Case closed:Sep-26-15 14:11:33 PDT
View purchased item


I got this message, but I cannot figure it out where you issued a refund. On my Paypal account, I do not see any balance. 

Member To Member Support question

Oct 1, 2015 6:24:44 PM PT



Seller, he said it has no stock, but will not return my money. he says he sent the package, but no shipping data. what can I do?


New message from: quadgod (916Purple Star)
Hi Carlos,

Our inventory did not update on Ebay properly and we are actually out of stock on Naze32 full boards until sometime next week.

I am very sorry for the inconvenience. I have acro rev6 boards in stock right now, I could send you one of those and credit you back the difference, or you can wait, or I can give you a full refund.

Please understand that we are human and sometimes our inventory doesn't update as it should.

Let me know what you would like me to do and please have mercy on our feedback, we strive to have excellent feedback on ebay and your satisfaction is very important to us.

Illl await your response.
Thank you very much.

Member To Member Support question

Oct 1, 2015 12:43:57 PM PT

no stock

So minor annoyance, I recieved an item that wasn't what was listed and I recieved a refund. Weeks after the refund whenever I go onto my ebay it still shows "unpaid" item as a reminder. I've looked at return status and everything to find a way to remove the reminder since I recieved a refund but nothing. Am I stuck with a reminder saying to pay for an item I returned ? 



Member To Member Support question

Oct 1, 2015 12:52:43 PM PT

Returned yet says item is unpaid

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

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

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 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

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

I have bought a suspiciously cheap tablet today (item 121775582570), and the listing was soon completely removed from eBay.


I would like to cancel the purchase because I am pretty sure it's a scam, but when I go to eBay's online Customer service/resolution center it doesn't work.


If I go through the steps shown on the help page (Buying -> After your purchase -> Cancel a purchase), it shows a list of items I bought, but as soon as I select it, it shows a message claiming I am "not buying that item". The software is probably "confused" since the item doesn't exist anymore (although it's weird eBay allows a listing to be completely obliterated after selling it to more than 100 people?)


eBay customer service page claims I haven't bought the item, right after I select it from the list of bought items


My Paypal indicates that the payment was processed, and, the item is still shown in my Purchase history (but it has no image anymore).


What am I doing wrong?



Member To Member Support question

hello everyone,


Recently i would like to purchase a skirt from 7 for all mankind, and i found this skirt pretty cute but doubt if it's authentic after reading some authenticating articles at the forum.

1, from front image, cannot tell whether it's fake or not as the button at the center front is written"SEVEN FOR ALL MANKIND" ->forum said auth should have these wordings.

2, the last image is the most suspicious one as the center back logo print looks too rubberish, the i also read that if the logo shows "TM" instead of "A CIRCLED R", it is a fake.

3, I have messages the seller and the seller has guaranteed this skirt is authentic..

could somebody help me to authenticate this skirt is really from 7 for all mankind?? thanks!!

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Bidding & Buying question

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

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

Can someone please help ID this vintage 1970 poster or signature?


Thank you!





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Collectibles & Art discussion

Oct 2, 2015 8:58:10 AM PT

Help w/Vintage Poster Signature

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I picked these tiles up at a local Goodwill, and I know that I have seen them before...maybe even played with something like them at some point as a child.  Does anyone know anything about these?  I have been searching the internet with no luck for over an hour.1001151816a.jpg1001151817.jpg

Toys & Hobbies discussion

Oct 1, 2015 7:13:32 PM PT

toy identification help

I picked these tiles up at a local Goodwill, and I know that I have seen them before...maybe even played with something like them at some point as a child.  Does anyone know anything about these?  I have been searching the internet with no luck for over an hour.1001151816a.jpg1001151817.jpg

Tools & Apps question

Oct 1, 2015 6:22:00 PM PT

toy identification help

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


I have a question.

I ordered my items on Nov 24, 2014 and never got them!


Nov 24, 2014


US $3.03


1 item sold bybigger*gift
Pet Puppy Dog Cat Hair Grooming Trimmer Flea Comb Gilling Brush Slicker Tool GT
Pet Puppy Dog Cat Hair Grooming Trimmer Flea Comb Gilling Brush Slicker Tool GT
( 111487739787 )

Quantity: 2

US $3.03
And this is our conversation:
Dear zganec,

"Sorry, the postal is not in our control; they have their own procedures.
We emailed them again, require them to speed up.
Just wait days.

The postal delivery time is unstable.
Sometimes, it is fast; sometimes, it is slow.

Best regards,

- bigger*gift

From: zganec
To: bigger*gift
Subject: Shipping: zganec sent a message about Pet Puppy Dog Cat Hair Grooming Trimmer Flea Comb Gilling Brush Slicker Tool GT #111487739787
Sent Date: Jun-15-15 13:35:38 PDT

Dear bigger*gift,

I still haven´t got my 2 hairbrushes, please send my money back I can´t no longer wait and be patient, it has passed a long time since you promised the items will come. i ordered them in Nov 24, 2014!

- zganec
Pet Puppy Dog Cat Hair Grooming Trimmer Flea Comb Gilling Brush Slicker Tool GT
Pet Puppy Dog Cat Hair Grooming Trimmer Flea Comb Gilling Brush Slicker Tool GT
Item Id:111487739787
End time:Jul-14-15 07:08:42 PDT
bigger*gift (96470)
98.7% Positive Feedback
Member since Dec-07-13 in Malaysia
Location: Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Listing Status:This message was sent while the listing was active.

Member To Member Support question

Oct 1, 2015 12:48:02 PM PT

Never got my item

I am attmepting to contact a winning bidder to remind him that his deposit is due this evening and full payment due in 7 days.

I am getting the following response when I communicate with him via Ebay (I did remove the bidder's email name for his privacy):


----- Forwarded Message -----

The original message was received at Fri, 2 Oct 2015 04:25:47 -0700
from slc4b01c-d05a.stratus.slc.ebay.com []

  ----- The following addresses had permanent fatal errors -----
    (reason: 554 5.7.9 Message not accepted for policy reasons.  See http://postmaster.yahoo.com/errors/postmaster-28.html)

  ----- Transcript of session follows -----
... while talking to mta5.am0.yahoodns.net.:
>>> DATA
<<< 554 5.7.9 Message not accepted for policy reasons.  See http://postmaster.yahoo.com/errors/postmaster-28.html
554 5.0.0 Service unavailable

New message: good morning, just a reminder that yo...

New message from: alexandrapb (1,110Red Star)
good morning, just a reminder that your deposit on my car is due this evening (48 hours from close of auction) and that full payment is due within 7 days of close of the auction.
thank you!

Member To Member Support question

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

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

Hi. I was wondering if its ok to sell human teeth on ebay? Is there any rules on this?

Selling discussion

Oct 1, 2015 2:57:37 PM PT

Can i sell human teeth

I just listed an item due to start tomorrow for a seven day auction time.  E-bay has listed the estimated shipping time for arrival on October 8th.   That would be before the auction has even ended.  What gives?

Selling discussion

Sorry if I am out of the loop, but I just went to mail a "medium flat rate package" and the cost was up over a dollar increase. Did I miss something?? Did the USPS prices go up October 1, 2015 or is it a glitch in Ebay's system!! I hope the latter, postage is already killing sales!

Shipping & Returns discussion

Oct 2, 2015 1:38:48 PM PT

USPS cost increase? October 1, 2015???

I was looking over my seller page and there was a link to view Paypal transaction.  I followed the link that led me to my Paypal account and said a buyer had been refunded $119 for something that I had received positive feedback on and there was never a request for a refund.  To make matters worse,  the item was shipped to Italy.  I have tracking numbers showing the item got to Kentucky and then it shows it was undeliverable in Italy.  However no one notified me and buyer 's feedback is "Great customer care; fast shipment; excellent!!!!!!!"


Ebay says there was never a case opened so they can't do anything about it.  Paypal says the money was refunded.  My Paypal account says it was refunded.  Paypal has backed me up twice on this.  Ebay refuses to acknowledge what happened because there was never a case opened.  I have spent three hours on the phone today with Ebay and couple yesterday with Ebay and Paypal.  I don't know what else to do.  Please help. 

Shipping & Returns discussion

Oct 1, 2015 7:03:14 PM PT

Ebay Refunds by Mistake Help

 So my "buyer " made a counteroffer which I accepted then shipped-Ooops the guy thinks I tricked him into purchasing by shipping before he paid. OH BOY! I tried to explain that his good feedback let me trust him and that mailing quick was just a service and convienience. The contract was made by HIM and he tricked himself by not knowing what all this fancy bidding was all about. I told him that my deals are never tricky and that all he had to do is return the purchase. So now my good deed has been thoroughly punished and the poor guy still maintains that I tried to trick him and so " I was going to buy it but now I never will" OMG is there some sort of informational candy gram that could gently educate a buyer without incuring wrath and negative feedback. I always accept returns-  no  matter what. I just don't want this guy to continue to misthink the bidding/offer process and hurt himself or others. What say you?

Selling question

I sold a human hair wig recently to a buyer.

I had a conversation with them through eBay messages for an ongoing of four days before they decided to purchase.

I answered all their questions regarding the item and even the price and whatnot.


They decided to purchase two days ago, the 29th of September and I shipped the wig.

The tracking states that it left my local USPS facility and its on the way to the destination.


I received a message today from the buyer stating that they want to return the item when they get home which is on Monday apparently, for a refund due to them being in the hospital after a miscarriage and needing the money for medical bills. Call me rude or whatnot, but I honestly do not believe this story.

I stated that I do not provide refund/returns in large size font  in bold lettering at the bottom of the description along with on the listing.

I know the horror stories of eBay siding with the buyer and whatnot, but this isn't a case where they don't like the item or the item isn't as described.


I am aware of the buyer may leave me negative feedback, which in this case I honestly do not care because that was the last item I had for sale and I don't plan to purchase or sell on eBay anymore; so please do not mention the risk of receiving negative feedback and whatnot.


I'm planning to message them back kindly stating that I do not accept refunds/returns and that I directed them to read my description (which includes the large bold words of "no refunds/returns" before their purchase.


Is there a better way to handle this kind of buyer?

Thank you everyone in advance.

Shipping & Returns discussion

Have a bag that someone wants to return.

Ebay giving away defects like Haloween Candy makes me hesitant to accept it. 

How can a bag "not Fit" ? The strap on the Coach is not adjustable - yet a 21" drop was stated in the listing. It is a cross  body bag.


This bag is becoming like the plague to me. This will be the second return. The last one claimed it smelled like cigarettes - impossible it was in A/C storage for 5 years. 

Seriously wondering if ebay is worth the effort. 


To return ? Do I get a defect? 



Fashion discussion

So, here's what happened:

I bought a 3DS XL on eBay that was maufacturer refurbished, still-in-the-box. I got it, was very pleased, everything was as described, and I left positive feedback.


A month went by, and then yesterday I started having problems with some of the device's features; so i called Nintendo for tech support. They told me that my device+account had been banned because the person who originally bought the 3DS from Nintendo had filed a chargeback! Therefore my device technically hadn't been paid for, so they considered it "stolen" and required me to pay for the system myself in order to lift the ban. I did, and the total came to $135, which is $5 more than i paid for it in the first place.


As you may have guessed, i'm not too happy about the situation at all, and i want to get a refund, but i don't know how to proceed!!!  I DON'T want to return the 3DS, since I've already put a lot of time and expense into it.  The seller himself doesn't accept returns, but if i try to file a return through the eBay Money Back Guarantee system, I'm afraid that i'll get roped into sending the system back. Plus, i don't know how to proove that any of this really happened! Can anybody steer me in the right direction?????

Shipping & Returns discussion

Have a bag that someone wants to return.
Ebay giving away defects like Haloween Candy makes me hesitant to accept it.
How can a bag "not Fit" ? The strap on the Coach is not adjustable - yet a 21" drop was stated in the listing. It is a cross body bag.

This bag is becoming like the plague to me. This will be the second return. The last one claimed it smelled like cigarettes - impossible it was in A/C storage for 5 years.
Seriously wondering if ebay is worth the effort.

To return ? Do I get a defect? I have had to fight defects I have been given - one said they did not receive a package - I had a signed receipt from two weeks before they complained. My error was using lower cae letter in the tracking.  So amidst clearing it up in 10 minutes and guess what the guy had a signed receipt I still got a defect. Then there was the alleged buyers remorse - smell " issue. Still have one because a package was knocked about while being shipped by USPS and a candlestick broke- The buyer did not inform the post office and accused me of sending him a broken item. The box had a hole in it. He did not report it to the post office and sent it back in another box. I feel so burned. Have sepnt at least 4 hours with ebay getting this off. Lost my Power Seller too. Sigh 


Shipping & Returns discussion

What is the best time to start selling nut crackers and vintage décor? I'm not sure but maybe if you start too soon, it will cost in relists? If you wait too late the market will be fierce. Also how long will the system hold listings not yet published and how many can you fill without publishing them.? Oh, this is without a store! Any experienced holiday sellers want to share? Thank you in advance.

Selling discussion

I won an auction were the shipping tab clearly states that shipping is free to the United States, but got charged $22 for shipping anyway. Just won this morning so I didn't pay yet.


Typing this item id should take you to the original listing: 191699765512


In the description it states the following :
"Please US customers free shipping this by ebay restrictions, ask your freight cost after the purchase.
Just give your bid if you agree to this term. Thank you."


I did not need to "ask" anything because a few minutes later I received an invoice in the "Purchased Items" area,
and the "free shipping" was replaced by $22.00 US.
What "restrictions", per their description prevented them from correctly listing the shipping?
Oh, and I went back to the original listing to check what I would have paid if I was in Canada or France
(both being farther from the seller's Brazil than me in the US):
Canada had and still is listed for $22 as is France - but US is still clearly "free"?????
So he knew the shipping price for France but was "restricted" from properly posting the US Price???????


I already contacted eBay and they made me ask the seller to contact them before asking for new invoice.
I am willing to pay my win bid, but not the extra shipping.
They also said I should "cancel" within 48 hrs. if I can't resolve the issue in order to avoid "unpaid item" claim.
I wrote seller what eBay told me: he needs to contact eBay

Response was:
hello friend only for you to understand the problem does not know why leaves only enter the value of $ 4 for shipping in the games category, the amount I am charging is exactly my freight cost for your address if you do not agree okay to cancel otherwise we can follow with the payment and shipping the product, just remembering that the description in the auction made it clear to just give your bid if you agree with this term ... I do not want problems'm just trying to be fair.


Now what? He could only enter $4 for US but could enter $22 for CANADA - sounds like BS. Besides that is NOT my problem. HE should have contacted eBay about it and I had written him to tell it to eBay, but he obviously didn't.

Thank you in advance for your time in reading and commenting on this.

Shipping & Returns 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

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

Can someone help me identify this poster please. I boght it from local estate sales and I find it very interesting poster so far. A man in poster seem like Asian pilot in world war 2? I would like to know what year is the poster and how much it worth selling for? Thank you in advance.


Collectibles & Art discussion

Oct 1, 2015 3:20:22 PM PT

need help identify this vintage poster

Averaging about 1 NON payer  per week and the real holidays are not even here yet.  This is Getting really to be a silly site to post anything on anymore.  It's becoming the worst I seen it in 15 years of me on Ebay. .   I spend more time waiting and relisting and Blocking People.    2nd U should be able to post Neg. Feedback for Dead Beat Buyers.  It would cut down on all this wasted time and effort.  Its getting to the Point I would rather sell elsewhere and get better response.  U can post  a bad feedback to them for not completing the sale before UPI ends  But, no one really sees it cause they all show up Positive feedbacks.   Each year this is getting worse and worse.    Then  if the buyer decides to wait to the very last day of the EBAY UPI  The seller is still expected to quickly get the item out  within 1 day to still stay a TOP rated seller?????   After waiting a total of  4 to 5 days or more???     Otherwise, the seller will not  get the 20% savings and discounts.  The seller really stands to loose here. Basically at the buiyers beck in calls whenever they decide they want to pay???      In My Eyes DEAD BEATS are DEAD BEATS.   All U can do Is Block them for Not paying.  They can Open up another Ebay site or through a friend in an Hour or so.  MY BLOCKED list  is about 100 or so now and where does it end??    Or should I say How much more can I put in there before I can't anymore??         **********     NOTE:      ****** Thanks On all the Gr8 Responses!!!    I do always let Ebay do the UPI for me. Its Automatic.   Just wears thin on me after while.  And Most times I already repost the ITEM before it closes.  If I hear nothing in 2 to 3 days which I post in each of my auctions. Sorry your loss.  Blocked and reposted.     I do send the buyer 1 to 2 messages about payment just before the UPI starts. Once it starts most of the time your item is reposted and your blocked.  I do not have time anymore to keep waiting 5 plus days anymore. If U bid on it and won it And do not reply to me at all in 3 days its history. for the buyer.  There has to be some sort of end to bidding and not paying.  

Member To Member Support 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

How do I see what my eBay gift card balance is?

Member To Member Support question

Hi everyone. first, let me say what a wonderful feature the ebay community message board is. I've had some issues this past week with a non-paying bidder and the people i interacted with in the ebay community were very wise and helpful and cool, helping guide me thru these issues so that i didnt shoot myself in the foot!!! SO THANK YOU EVERYONE, IT MEANS A LOT!!!


Well, the non paying bidder never paid. She received a strike on her profile/account and i received  a "credit fee" or is it a "free credit fee"? idk. forgive me i am a noob at selling stuff. i love buying on ebay. Clikck, pay, receive item in the mail, leave feedback, done. But selling stuff is a whole different ballgame, wow!!!


On the item that particular buyer didnt pay for, it says "-$8.00" so minus eight dollars for listing fees. What i'd like to know is what that means and how it can be useful to me in future items for sale. If someone could just tell me, in a nutshell, what i do with it, or how they would use it, that'd be greatly appreciated. I try and read up on all the info here on ebay about different things but there are SO MANY!!!! Any ideas? Thanx in advance'


Again, Thanx to all the wonderful people in the eBay Community helping less knowledgable noobs like me figure stuff out! You people are heaven-sent!!! Smiley Happy

Selling question

Oct 1, 2015 7:06:21 PM PT

fee credits

I got 1.11 for an item in ebucks on the 24th and they were gone within minutes of me logging in to use them(The side tab stils said 1.11, the "you earned" said 0.00; at the same time on the same page). It says I have 30 days to use them, this was about three weeks short of just that. Did I misread?

Member To Member Support question

Oct 1, 2015 10:52:49 PM PT

Ebucks Maybe I misread?

ebay charges me 14.40USD on fees for purchases that was reclaimed and refunded. is this normal ?

ebays need to make me a refund ?

My Account question

Oct 2, 2015 2:45:59 PM PT

fees charged for refunded payment

There was no "exchange" option when he created the return so he canceled it.  Now it won't let him create a return again and I can't send him a return label.  Help topics are useless on this matter.

Member To Member Support question

Oct 1, 2015 2:58:29 PM PT

How do I issue a return label to a buyer?

Can someone help me out.


A customer requested to reutnr a phone he purchased from me.  The return was request on Sept 3rd.  Ebay says:


"We've asked the buyer to ship the item back by Sep 21. Wait until you get the item back before issuing a refund."


It is now October 3rd still do not have the phone and my money is still being held.  When is this going to be relased and when is this case going to be closed.  Its been a month he still has the phone and has not returned it and my money is now behing held

Member To Member Support question

Oct 3, 2015 8:48:24 AM PT

Payment on Hold...waiting for a return..

My eBay bucks disappeared.  Were they applied to a purchase, or did they just go to waste?

Member To Member Support question

hey guys im new to ebay and im just wondering if i put someting up for sale and someone decides they want to buy it for the price i set can i still turn around and decide i dont want to sell it after all. im just wondering if i have until they actually send the money or if they say they want it im loked in to a deal. also is there something like i get t confirm the buyer please let me know.

Member To Member Support question

Oct 2, 2015 2:03:49 PM PT

new to ebay

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

Can I change from domestic only to international shipping(canada from USA), after a few items have been bid on already.?  I have a customer in Canada who can see one item from a news feed somehow but wants to see other items.    Is it possible to allow him to see my items to bid?


Thanks Pam

Selling question

Oct 1, 2015 8:11:16 PM PT

Can I change to international shipping

If I list an item with the but it now option can I take a lesser price than the listed buy it now if someone ofers?


Member To Member Support question

Oct 2, 2015 11:45:54 AM PT

Auction with buy it now

I have a debit card. and i have accidently paid 25$ as seller fee. Can i get refund that amount to my ebay current balance? because it can't refund it to my card. Please help me. Thanks!

Member To Member Support question

Oct 1, 2015 6:26:05 PM PT

Get a refund of seller fee

I was trying to clean up my sold items list and accidentally deleted an unpaid item.  I don't really anticipate payment at this point, but wanted to file a claim to get my final fees refunded.  Is there any way to correct this?  TIA

Member To Member Support question

How long will the "saved drafts" stay on my ebay 

Selling question

Oct 1, 2015 8:24:22 PM PT

saved listing drafts

I'm sorry but I dont speak english very well.

I mean, Do you charge additional cost in auction "buy it now" if I would like to make changes in the prices.


Member To Member Support question

Oct 2, 2015 1:42:59 PM PT

fees in change price in auctions

I have a problem. I bought an item, a perfume. I paid for it and everything, but I didnt sign in with my account, I proceeded to my purchase as a guest. Now, I didnt receive a confirmation that they shipped the item and it has been more than 5 days. What can I do? I have all the info on my email, confirmation number, transaction number but no confirmation that it has been shipped. PLEASE HELP Smiley Sad

Member To Member Support question



I'm having issues with the shipping of items I bought because the number I have, seems to be declared invalid by ebay system (I did not have an issue like this with other ecommerce platforms).


My number is of the format 1-305-###-##63 but I'm unable to register it.


Could someone tell me which is the correct format to register it?




Member To Member Support question

Hey guys,

So, I started selling here recently on eBay and after making my first GTC listing i decided to open a store. I wanted the reduced price for final value fees, I notice that it doesn't reduce it with my existing listing. Is there any way aside from ending the listing to get it to reduce? Like maybe when it renews in a few days? I don't want to lose the view history and sales record. Thanks!


I know i am paying a monthly subscription for the store, yet it's not with the number of listing but rather the volume on the Final Value Fee. 10% vs 6%, saves me $4-$5 per listing. Which pays for itself in 3-4 sales. Which then it's all added profit from there.

Member To Member Support question

Oct 1, 2015 4:11:13 PM PT

Store Fees

Just purchased PS4 console unopened for $108. Friends tell me that's way to good to be true and sure enough,ebay took the listing down,but not before all 9 were sold. Ebay sent me a message that the seller account may be compromised. The item is marked as "shipped " but of course, no tracking. Any thoughts about my chances of actually getting my purchase would be appreciated. 


Bidding & Buying question

Oct 2, 2015 9:31:15 AM PT

Possible fraudulent listing

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

Member To Member Support question

Hi, I hope someone can answer this for me.  I sold two separate items to the  one buyer.  I am happy to shipping the two items in the same postage bag.  The buyer has tried to pay for the items and one amount of postage but the system ebay? will not let him.  How can I adjust this so the buyer can purchase two items but only pay for one lot of postage.  Thanks h

Member To Member Support question

Oct 1, 2015 5:29:42 PM PT


I am an employee of FedEx and know the rates and can get a better discounted shipping price to send to my buyer. If I opt not to use eBay's shipping label to send my sold item to the buyer is there anything I need to do to ensure I am not charged by eBay? 

Shipping & Returns question

Oct 2, 2015 1:31:42 PM PT

Do I have to use eBay's shipping label?

I lost an auction tonight to a winning bid which posted 48 seconds after the scheduled closing time.  I can handle being outbid, but the timing gives a fishy impression.  What gives?  (Obviously, had I really cared, I would have left an automated higher bid).  I'm left wondering how much are people able to game the system?  It is potentially disquieting.

Member To Member Support question

Will I get charged a fee when it renews? Even if I have free listing spots available?


Thank you!

Selling question

Oct 3, 2015 5:03:46 PM PT

GTC listings, how does it work?


I listed a collector car and would like the model to be searchable, but it won't allow me to revise searchable items such as descriptive title. The model is only  listed as other. Any suggestions? I don't think the right people are finding my item, and I've had many comments from buyers that my car was hard to find. Please respond fast, 4 days left. Thanks in advance! - Roger

Member To Member Support question

Oct 1, 2015 2:22:46 PM PT

revise descriptive title

I am wondering if there is anywhere on Ebay that I can find a full list of my active auctions along with the quantities that I have of each listed. There doesn't seem to be any quantities on the active listings page and I need to make sure I have in stock what I have listed for sale. I also need to be able to print this list off. I found the information I need in the edit listings page but I cannot print off that list in it's entirety.

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Oct 3, 2015 7:03:25 AM PT

Inventory Control