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I posted this on the Selling Board and then discovered this board.


I've had this purse for over 20 years. Purchased it at a consignment store under the impression that it was a real Coach. Now, I'm not sure. The straps are sewn onto the sides. The flap has a magnetic snap on it. The Creed is impressed onto the inside (not a seperate patch) and reads, "Coach Leatherware. This is a Coach bag, U.S. made out of a completely natural gloved tanned cowhide. The scars, scratches, veins and wrinkles are natural markings characteristic of full grain leather. Made in the United States. No. 0711-316.

Measuremens are 7-3/8" length, height (not including straps) 6-1/2" and width 2-3/4."

Would like to sell it since I haven't used it in 10 years but cannot list it if it not real. Thanks for any help on this.

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Fashion discussion

Jul 4, 2015 5:53:42 PM PT

Vintage Coach Purse - Real or Fake?


I have what I believe to be an inscribed Marc Chagall watercolor.  I looked at it closely and it looks llike paint, no dots.  It has an inscription in French.  May I please have your opinions on this piece.

Thank you for your time and help!

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Antiques discussion

On the bottom 043  1 1/2 qt Pyrex made in USA 8. thanks for any information.100_6405.JPG

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Jul 4, 2015 4:07:12 PM PT

do you know the pattern of pyrex casserole

9" x 1 1/4". Is this a plate or low bowl. thanks for any information. 100_6402.JPG100_6403.JPG100_6401.JPG

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Is the tracking normal, the package is going to Ohio. 


here is the tracking



Selling question

Jul 5, 2015 12:59:07 PM PT

Is this normal?

I was just looking at an auction. The page all of a sudden changed to this. I hit 'Close' and it went back to the auction. 


This has never happened in any of my other browser windows, so I'm thinking it's not on my end but who knows.



Selling discussion

Jul 5, 2015 1:35:30 PM PT

ebay hacked again?

I promise this is my last question for the day then I'll go out and share in the festivities of Fourth of July.

I'm ready to order some stones for the pieces that need repair and I'm struggling to match the color of the rhinestone I need and the pictures on Mister Stone's website.


Here are the earrings:


From Mr. Stone's Website, this is light sapphire:



This is montanna:



The pictures seem inconsistent for sizes and I'm super confused. Any advice on what shade of blue I am looking for? 
Thank you again. I'm sorry for all the questions, I am trying to do this on my own and have been doing a lot on my own. I hope I'm not over-crowding the board.

Happy Fourth of July and thank you for any help on this!


Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Jul 4, 2015 2:41:11 PM PT

Montana Sapphire? Light Sapphire?



Good morning everyone.



New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

DSCN0404.JPGThis is so heavily plated, I'm thinking Coro. What say you?  Thanks CarolynHeart


Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Jul 4, 2015 5:24:31 PM PT


They are not marked so I didn't know if they are legit (maybe a gift with purchase sort of thing) or straight out fake.  In the meantime I saw the green at the bottom of one earring in the photo, poked at it and accidentally removed a rhinestone.  But it will be cleaned and repaired.





Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

I tried every way to take a picture of this mark, maybe you can tell me who made this. I think it reads sterling silver but the makers mark I cannot read. 2 1/4". 100_6432.JPG100B6460.JPG100_6471.JPG100_6431.JPG

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Jul 5, 2015 9:11:46 AM PT

Help with mark on pin

Need some help please. This item appears to be a vintage leather Ferrari owner's manual document pouch/case......if I'm not mistaken.


Any idea what model and year Ferrari it might have come from?


Size closed approx:  7-1/4 x 4-1/4 in.


Size open approx: 8-1/2 x 7-1/4 in.


Thanks so much for your time and help.










Collectibles & Art discussion

Jul 5, 2015 11:38:21 AM PT

What FERRARI did I Come From?


Collectibles & Art discussion

Jul 5, 2015 5:15:00 PM PT

Which Type of Antique Photo is This?

Could someone please help me with this pitcher. It is 8 inches tall.



Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Jul 4, 2015 11:16:30 AM PT

Glass Help identify this pitcher please

Could someone please tell me who made this rose bowl and do you know around when it was made.  It is 3 1/2 tall.



Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Jul 4, 2015 11:19:17 AM PT

Glass help with satin glass rose bowl


Does anyone know who used the Delta/triangle?  It might be H Kroll & Co, but I'm not convinced.



Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

I posted this brooch and earring set on the weekend finds, but it has not been looked at that I can tell.

Sorry if redundant! 

This set is one of my finds on Sat. Never seen this set before and it looked so pretty I tested it for gold and diamonds, laugh if you want to - ha! Have no idea where to look as it is unmarked. Anyone familiar with the maker? I do appreciate the help that is found on this board!!092.JPG090.JPG093.JPG

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Best I can think of is "threaded". I tried searching terms like that but didn't find anything like this. The bail and the chain is making me feel like it may be older but any insight on that as well is much appreciated. 



Thank you!

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Was looking at one of my sold items and clicked on shipping details, then saw this:




So cleared payment means (and I looked it up) means that once the seller has the funds in their account.


Since Paypal holds the payment as pending (not cleared) for up to 3 weeks, does that mean the seller is not suppose to ship until they have the funds in their account?


Shipping & Returns discussion



There is a story behind this choice....

New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

I bought these today at an estate sale - it was run by a business friend who was a antique dealer & who'd bought pieces from me I found in storage auctions. He told me he'd had these at least 20 years & always thought they were federal style eagle lamps until a friend told him that the little rise/hump on the top/back of the bird's heads was actually birds that were symbols of the nazi germany era.


Could this be true? They weren't expensive; $25 for the pair, but the plug appears like it could be from that time & the marble base isn't a cheap base, so I just want to be sure of what I have.


I appreciate any help.











Collectibles & Art discussion

So I did a bit of research on this mark, assuming it reads CW, and I once again need help. The internet seems to be conflicted between Colonial Williamsburg, and Charles Winston. But when I look up their marks, they don't look like this one. This one is more cursive like. 

Does this say CW? And if so, any clues? I can provide a picture of the piece if that would help. 

Happy 4th, everyone! And thanks as always for the help.



Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

I have looked through my books and can't find it. Very frustrating because I have definitely seen it before. The mark is just a key.





On this sterling ring box.




Thanks for any help.

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Im out of practice with these artiuclating pendants, and the chain didnt come with it. 

So Id like some opinions as to whether this is a D&E donkey, or a copy?  I dont see any broken scrolls, but its cast solid




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more pics to follow

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Jul 5, 2015 11:51:27 AM PT

D&E donkey, authentic or "repro"

I never got my item.  In tracking the delivery it said that it was delivered to an alternate address.  No one will tell me what that address is.  The seller will not return emails.



Item no: 251163173255

Member To Member Support question

Jul 6, 2015 4:00:28 PM PT




I'm having a problem and need help. I opened a case requesting a refund for a defective item. But eBay closed my case and sided with the seller and says that I can file an appeal. But I can't find the page where I can do. The first picture shows that eBay Customer Support has made a final decision not to issue a refund and there's a link for 'send us an appeal'. But if I click on it, the hyperlink page shows 'Buyer appeals' page, but I can't a form to file an appeal in or an address to where I can send a text and pictures.


Anybody knows where the page is?





Shipping & Returns question

I am in the United States I dont ship international but someone bought my item from Canada. They want me to change their shipping address to local pick up and have ups pick it up from my house. how do I change the shipping address that has already been sold can this be done?



Ok Thank you for answering my question. I have a message he sent me

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Invoice Request

Dear kenneth,

I have purchased the following from you on eBay. Please send me an invoice with the total amount that I owe you.

Thank You,


Send Invoice

 Item title  Price 
Shipping price
 Qty Item total 
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  $105.00 - 6 $630.00 


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Can this be a scam should I cancel the transaction

Member To Member Support question

Jul 6, 2015 1:03:07 PM PT




Good morning.



New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

This necklace was given to me by a friend who just passes from cancer but there was no information about it. Any information would help! Thanks in advance!



Antique & Vintage Jewelry by Design


Hi all,


Just wondering if anyone could identify the maker of this one. I've been hitting Google image search senseless, but could not find that little squiggly mark anywere. Any ideas much appreciated !







Dolls discussion

Jul 6, 2015 4:13:59 AM PT

Unknown doll marking

Good day. Can anyone shed any light on these doll dresses? thank you in advance.




Dolls discussion

Jul 5, 2015 1:13:57 PM PT

Any ideas?

I listed some items this afternoon. I have many items still at zero views not just from today but throughout the month. I decided to pick an item I put up this afternoon and search ebay for it. I first used the account I listed it from and using IE browser. I could not locate it. I searched the brand of the clothing and new as the only specifics and then sorted by price. The spot mine should be in is not showing my item. I then used another ebay account and searched using Google Chrome browser the same exact way. This time I was able to locate my shirt exactly where it should be. What is going on? Why is my item not viewable from both accounts? Is it a browser thing? an account thing? This seems so wrong. Perhaps this could explain why sales are so horrible lately. Anyone else having the same issue? You may want to check some items for yourself. I spliced both searches in photoshop to show what I mean. Any information would be great. Thanks. Apologize in advance if the pic is large, not used to posting pics in the forum here.


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Technical Issues discussion

Jul 6, 2015 10:33:45 PM PT

Listings not showing issue

Made ya look!


Seriously, though, while researching a coin, I ran across this portrait, and thought it looked an awful lot like Bill Clinton.




Anyone else run across any look-alikes on coinage?

Coins & Paper Money discussion

Jul 6, 2015 6:44:48 PM PT

Coin With Bill Clinton? (preincarnated)

Response I got from craiglist member:



Hi again, the car is stored with all the paperwork at eBay warehouse, in St Louis MO headquarters in container,sealed and ready for delivery.Like i told you Me and my husband travel a lot with our business and I prepared the sale with eBay. The transaction will be made thru eBay, all you have to pay for my car is $1500(delivery is already prepared and paid by me).You will have 10 days for inspection.During all this time eBay will keep safe the money into a trust account.So, this is not a blind transaction,you can see the car before decide to buy it.If you are satisfied with the car and decide to keep it you inform eBay about this and they will release the money to me.If the car is not as advertised and decide not to keep it eBay will refund you the money, no questions asked, and shipping back the car will be my concern. But I don't think that this will be necessary because the car is like in the pictures and how I described it.You will receive the car with all the necessary papers notarized to pass at your name (clear title, bill of sale, user’s manual, insurance etc).
If you want to start the transaction with eBay just reply me with your full name,full delivery address and your phone number and I will get everything started as soon as possible(with no further obligation or fees),then eBay will contact you with further instructions.


Thank you

 Does this sound like a scam?

Member To Member Support question

Jul 7, 2015 4:36:52 AM PT

Post on craiglist about vehicle

Can someone tell me what I have? I first thought it may be a blanket because it was with a pile of quilts; but it's too big (8' x 5' 3"), too heavy & too rough feeling (almost like burlap!), so I'm guessing it's a rug or carpet.


Does anyone know what it is/where it's from? It has no name anywhere, but does have a label? with a number on it that has been attached to it with a thin plastic zip tie type thing.


PS - Is this a rug or a carpet? What is the difference?


Thanks - I appreciate any help.


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Collectibles & Art discussion

Jul 6, 2015 5:34:30 PM PT


These earrings are unusual. Not sure if they are the prettiest things but definitely unusual construction and the back is rough. I do see a mark, it looks like T 90 or T 09? 06? 60? Maybe what looks like a T to me is just part of the "roughness" of the back of these. Unfortunately trying to search numbers for markings is not leading me anywhere.


Any clues?






Thanks as always! Heart

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

I want to return defective item. Seller advised but no response. Request to return initiated but still nothing happend. After few days ebay asked to step in but reply was "You are not authorized to perform this action at this time".


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What I can do to get ebay engaged.


Are we still protected on ebay?

Shipping & Returns question

"Learns the Hard Way" is my middle name. 


Unfortunately, one of the MANY things I've learned the hard way is that it's very important to brush your teeth more than just once a day. 


What's your "middle name?"


What have you learned the hard way?




The Front Porch discussion

Jul 6, 2015 10:44:59 PM PT

Learns the Hard Way

Does anyone know the maker or pattern name of this crystal wine glass. It is 6 3/4 tall and 3 in diameter.



Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Jul 5, 2015 5:51:51 PM PT

Glass help identifying stemware please

02 Jul, 2015
Free Click & Collect
Order 111665901146-1395669629001!496674416012Leave FeedbackView order details
1 item sold byeggsister
New Flip Wallet Leather Case Cover For Nokia Lumia Phone + Screen Protector

Colour: Black

Model: Lumia 630/635

Estimated delivery Mon, 06 Jul
02 Jul, 2015
Free Click & Collect
Order 111665901146-1395668159001!496669033012Leave FeedbackView order details
1 item sold byeggsister
New Flip Wallet Leather Case Cover For Nokia Lumia Phone + Screen Protector

Colour: White

Model: Lumia 630/635

Estimated delivery Mon, 06 Jul




i need a cord so i can go to pick up its a code with fm at the frond 

Member To Member Support question

Jul 6, 2015 7:16:05 AM PT

my stuff i have pay for

Does anyone know who made this glass and or pattern. Any help greatly appreciated. it is 7 inches tall and 3 in diameter. Tried to look at the R. site but it has gotten difficult looks like they changed their layout since i was last there.



Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion


I purchased 2 digiland accessoriescity

for DigiLand  7" / 8" / 10.1" Tablet PU Leather Folding Folio Skin Cover Case

I requested for a refund.  I had to pay for a refund/ return label via pay pal. I sent the 2 items back.  I have not received my refund.  I contacted the seller.  He wants all sorts of information ( Paypal transaction info, mailing tracking number, ect. )  I feel that the items were returned and the seller is not giving me a refund.

Member To Member Support question

Jul 7, 2015 1:15:17 AM PT

Didnt receive a refund.

Buyer says he didn't receive item: http://vod.ebay.com/vod/FetchOrderDetails?transid=1581673193012&viewpaymentstatus=&itemid=221804321300

Member To Member Support question

Jul 6, 2015 1:32:51 AM PT

Sold by xiaocui1288 ( 951 )

I think this might be Cambridge Glass as the color looks similar to some of their patterns.  Does anyone know the Pattern and/or Maker of this beautiful piece of glass?  Thanks for your help!





Depression/40s-50s-60s Glass

Hi - 
I'm seeking a refund from a seller who sent me some pottery inadequately packaged (just a padded envelope) and it broke in transit.  

The seller didn't respond so I opened a case and attached photos.

Ebay said I should hear by 3rd of July or could ask them to step in and help.


I'm trying ot ask them to step in and help, but even through Im logged in, when I click the button, i just get a notice saying I'm not eligible to make that request.


Please help - I just need someone on the ebay side to take the case forward and make a decision about a refund since the seller isn't responding.  I'm pretty sure I'm not doing anything wrong.




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Abuja Bowl 1960's
Abuja Bowl 1960's 
Quantity: 1
GBP 23.50
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Member To Member Support question

Any thoughts on who might be the maker of this costume brooch/pin and possible era in which it was made?


Thank you.





Jewelry & Gemstones discussion

Jul 5, 2015 11:52:22 AM PT

Who Made Me? Costume Brooch/Pin.





Waterford 1 oz cordial pattern IDDSC03244.JPG



Waterford 4 oz Sweet wine?   Pattern?DSC03752.JPG



Waterford Brandy ?????pattern?????DSC03765.JPG




Waterford Pitcher.....Pattern?????DSC03666.JPG

Collectibles & Art discussion

Hi I have this mid century painting on wood. The painting is a abstract type painting. It is signed and dated. The date being 1965. It is a nice mid century modern painting. Any help is appreciated.



Collectibles & Art discussion

I was hoping that I could get more info on these beads.  Clasp looks mid 20th century, probably, but could be a bit earlier.  The facets on the beads are irregular, reminding me of czech beads.  The necklace is almost 7 feet in length (yes 7 feet! I measured it agains myself, at 5'3"). Sorry if the pics arent veyr good. I had to borrow a camera I wasnt too familiar with Smiley Sad.


Edges of the facets are sharp, not rounded like they may appear in the pics



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Good morning. Smiley Happy 

New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

I posted this in the tech help category too but curious if anyone else is having this issue...


I listed some items this afternoon. I have many items still at zero views not just from today but throughout the month. I decided to pick an item I put up this afternoon and search ebay for it. I first used the account I listed it from and using IE browser. I could not locate it. I searched the brand of the clothing and new as the only specifics and then sorted by price. The spot mine should be in is not showing my item. I then used another ebay account and searched using Google Chrome browser the same exact way. This time I was able to locate my shirt exactly where it should be. What is going on? Why is my item not viewable from both accounts? Is it a browser thing? an account thing? This seems so wrong. Perhaps this could explain why sales are so horrible lately. Anyone else having the same issue? You may want to check some items for yourself. Heres a side by side of what I am talking about.


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Selling discussion

Jul 6, 2015 10:35:37 PM PT

Listings not showing issue

Any thoughts on the age and origin of this stone (agate???) bead necklace?


Thank you!











Jewelry & Gemstones discussion

Jul 6, 2015 5:00:15 PM PT

Antique or Vintage Agate(?) Bead Necklace?

I'm sorry for so many posts as of late and I promise this is my last question for the day. As always, I tried searching terms but I didn't get anywhere.


This necklace seems old to me, but maybe it's one of those made-to-look-old pieces?


Thoughts? Do you guys agree that the stone is carnelian? Thank you.







Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Jul 6, 2015 3:38:24 PM PT

Last one - Carnelian Necklace, old or new?

Can someone please help ID this Russian silver bracelet maker's mark? 


The mark appears to be: M б and I *think* the stones are garnets(?).


Thank you!










Jewelry & Gemstones discussion

Jul 5, 2015 11:46:52 AM PT

Please Help w/Russian Silver Bracelet Mark.

I posted this on the vintage clothing board but have a split between antique and 80s. I don't see 80s with the various componets, but can't claim to never be wrong. The lace is definitely old~soft cotton, not the stiff, hard, modern lace. The lining fabric seems old, and the secondary fabric at the interior button hole and button edge seems old ( the blue with the little white flower). Does anyone have opinions based on the fabrics? And/or the construction? Thank you! More pictures in the next post.






Needle Arts & Vintage Textiles discussion

Jul 7, 2015 8:49:41 AM PT

Any help on dating this bodice? Thanks!

.......possibly Asian? 


My first thoughts were Asian water pot or brush washer, but couldn't find any comparables.


Your thoughts?


Size: less than 2 inches.


Thank you!



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Collectibles & Art discussion

Jul 7, 2015 4:38:22 AM PT

Small Native American Silver Pot or.......

Hi, can someone please help me identify this medal?  It is no markings on the back or side. The center has a 3 prong, trident? and what looks like maybe a ribbon design.  I cannot find one similiar.  Thanks in advance!20150706_143131_resized.jpg20150706_143131_resized.jpg

Collectibles & Art discussion

Has anyone heard of Duke DuCote; the artist of this bronze piece I bought at an estate auction? Also, is this still called a statue, even though it's more like a plaque?

Finally, on the back of it is engraved BEAVER NEERS - does anyone know what that is suppose to mean?!

I appreciate any help.











Collectibles & Art discussion

Jul 6, 2015 4:17:39 PM PT


I seriously cannot stand ebay!! I have pretty much stopped buying here and only sell here at this point!! I am alsways so frustrated that ebay sides with buyers over everything!! I have a good reputation, Top Rated, Gold Power Seller and work my tail off to provide good customer service buuuuuuuut EBay (ELAME) doesnt not care... a buyer can lie or steal but I am considered the liar in ebays eyes!! Just now I escalate a SIMPLE return for the buyers claim of "it doesnt fit"... its been an opened return for 6 weeks so my only option to get my WITHHELD FUNDS is to escalate the return for ELAME to make a decision on.... they respond back with


NEW Fisher-Price SpaceSaver High Chair Seat Pad, Tulips
Item # :111578063983
Sale price:$15.29
Sale date:May-25-15 19:03:58 PDT

We're sorry there was a problem with this transaction. After reviewing the case, we made a final decision in the buyer's favor.

This case has been decided in the buyer's favor.

The buyer has been asked to return the item to you. Once tracking shows the item has been delivered to you, the buyer will be issued a full refund. Also, if the buyer uses an eBay provided shipping label to return the item, you will be required to pay for such shipping and will see this charge on your invoice in accordance with our policies. These charges vary.
Seriously Ebay... now I must possibly pay return charges, the buyer won the case like I did something wrong??? FFFFFF   UUUUU CCCCC KKKKK YOU EBAY.... I am so sick and tired of you stu  pid A$$holes!! Its cool... more time into my Amazon store... my stuff sells better there anyways...idiots!!

Selling question

Hi! I took these pictures almost 3 weeks ago, being they looked so unusual.


The 3 blue "stripes", for want of a better word, went completely across the sky

from east to west and settled over the 3 clouds over the horizon. The smallest

cloud resembles one of those mushroom clouds like from the old newsreels of the

atomic bomb.


There were also these huge clouds overhead that had a kind of dirty look to them,

like maybe there was dust or something in them.


Thanks for any insight on this!


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Science & Mystery discussion

Tracking numbers for items I did not receive state delivered. Post office says I did not get insurance so they are not liable. Each item was under $20. Seller did not offer insurance but a fixed postal rate through USPS with tracking number. Who is responsible? Should I leave nutural FB since sellers are not going to do anything?

I think the PO probally put bot items in wrong box since I have a PO box located in the post office.

Shipping & Returns discussion

Jul 5, 2015 2:26:51 PM PT

2 item's on the same day I did not receive

I recently had an unpaid item case opened on me. I contacted the seller previously and let them know I had made a mistake, but could pay them by 7-3-2015. They said that would be fine and if EBay opened an unpaid item case to contact them and they would let EBay know our payment date agreement. EBay did not open one, but the seller did over a week before our payment agreement date. So, I am not sure what to do. I have emails from them stating all this is true and I don't want the negative mark on my account either do I want to further do business with them since they went against what we agreed on. What can I do to remove the item from my account and the unpaid item case that gave me a bad reputation when I have bought several items with no problem since I opened account . EBay or Someone in Customer Service can read the emails between me and the seller proving this. How can I directly contact EBay that can look into this also?

My Account discussion

Jul 5, 2015 2:28:23 AM PT

Wrongful Unpaid Case Open

Hi Everyone,


Hope you had a nice 4th of July weekend.Smiley Happy


I have noticed for the past few weeks a bidder that is coming along and bidding up some items with this one seller. I have been watching this for about 3 weeks. This bidder never wins and I tried to see if any feedback is left from this bidder to the seller and I cannot find it? The bidder is up to 59% with bidding with this selling, which really is not too high, yet they are always there driving up the bids. In the older days, I would have sent this POS a message.Smiley Mad


What can I do??





Bidding & Buying discussion

More buyers will see your inventory with 30-day fixed price or Good ’til Cancelled listings. Start listing now because these listings are only free through July 11.




Invitation only. Try the link to see if you are invited.  You can activate now but it will not show in Promos until midnight PT when it starts.


Selling discussion

Jul 6, 2015 9:54:01 PM PT

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I am practically new in the eBay selling scene. I have been selling since Jan 2015- 101 good feedback and $25,000 selling limit. Unfortunately some of my suppliers were not reliable on they're stock items which forced myself into cancel already paid sells due to out of stock merchandise.


I contacted eBay last month to discuss the defects posted on my dashboard. Since then I have not listed anything on my eBay. However I have been looking for different & reliable suppliers to star listing once again. To my surprise I received an e-mail from eBay stating that my selling account has been suspended. In addition to that I have an open case from a customer who requested a refund after 30 days. Funds are still  on hold at my Pay Pal account.


Today I send eBay an e-mail explaining how I am working hard on getting better suppliers ( probably they do not care) to start listing again. No clue on what's going to happen either with my account nor with the $145 hold on Pay Pal.


Please someone advise

Thank you

My Account question

Jul 4, 2015 5:28:00 PM PT

My seller account has been suspended

Selling discussion

A Buyer purchased my fixed price item and upon sending a reminder to them that I was awaiting payment, they responded, asking for my address to send me a money order? What should I do? Don't payments HAVE to go through PayPal? And I don't want to cancel the transaction because it will count against me for my seller rating.

Selling discussion

If I sell an item for $50 and the buyer uses $25 ebay bucks, where do I get my money. Does $25 go into my PP account from the buyer and $25 into my PP account from Ebay? Do I get all $50 (less normal fees) or does Ebay charge the seller if the buyer cashes in their ebay bucks? Thanks

Selling discussion

Okay...second post for me today...different situation. So thank youbfpr your helpnahead of time. I had an auction end last night and now the buyer is messaging me wanting a shipping quote to an Asian country. I sell internationally only through GSP. I know there are a lot of mixed opinions on GSP, BUT my personal experience with it as a sellerbhas been nothing but great and never had a single issue. So, it is the only way I will ship international. Now, I FEEL like this customer may have known this going in on this auction but felt like he could push me into a different international shipping method by playing coy and asking me the next day "how much is my shipping?". However, since I have never been on the flipside as an international customer making a purchase....I have to make sure that it is not possible that he just didn't realize this going in. Now....last thing I want is to force him into higher shipping than he wants to pay ..so my feeling is that maybe I should offer him to cancel transaction....what is your opinion? Is it possible that he didn't realize that I accepted ONLY GSP shipping as my international preferences or is he just trying to be slick and try and force me into shipping internationally his way. Up front I just want to say,I realize GSP cost a little more but I feel like it is my choice as a seller on this....thanks guys

Selling discussion

What to do?  I have 24 hours to ship this item out in order to stay within the Ebay rules and not get slapped if I disobey that. So, when I go in to print my label, It won't let me because buyer's address is invalid. So, I go into PayPal to take a look there and address is the same and PayPal says "OK to ship".  So, I sent a message to my buyer asking that they please check the address for accuracy and let me know something. Naturally, I haven't heard from them. Anyone else dealt with this type problem?

Selling discussion

Had a sell today to a 0% feedback buyer who opened his/her account today. He/she paid in full so I know I have to ship it but something looks fishy to me.


Yes, I know that everyone starts at some point with 0% feedback but the fact the account was JUST opened doesn't seem right to me..


I know I have to ship it though.. what would you do?



Selling discussion

Hello I got a message from someone wanting to know if they bought one of my listings if they could pick it up as they are in same city as me. It is a auction style listing with a bin option. I don't know if they plan to bid or bin. Is they a way to add local pickup and a shipping option in case they choose to bid so I don't lose out on other potential bidders? Or if I left shipping how it is they bid and win is there a way to not charge them shipping cost if they pick it up?






Selling question

Jul 5, 2015 8:24:21 PM PT

Got a message about picking a item up.

4 days ago I was the successful bidder on an item, immediately paid via PayPal, and have yet to receive from the seller any acknowledgment or confirmation that the item has been shipped. This is an experienced seller with hundreds of sales. Should I just wait a while longer or send a message to the seller? I don't use ebay very often, but in the past I've always received some sort of message. 

Bidding & Buying discussion

Jul 6, 2015 2:20:26 PM PT

Etiquette question for buyers/sellers

I never sold the iPhone and am being charged an invoice fee. Please cancel the invoice fee I tried to cancel the transaction
Thank you
Mattie Rigdon

Selling discussion

Jul 4, 2015 2:28:56 PM PT

Did not sell my iphone

Hi everyone. I have a question about when it's proper to say "no" to a buyer who bids on an item and wins it, but then doesn't want it. A buyer bid on my item (252001907526) and then sent me a note asking to be released from the transaction because she bid on another identical handbag and didn't realize she bid on both. When I asked her for the item number of the identical item, just so I could see it, she said that the item was not in fact identical, but was similar in style and was a different, better brand. I feel like her bid was not an error. Is it worth it to open an unpaid item transaction, or should I let this go? Her ebay history is 8 transactions. Cathy

Payments question

Hello, I never got my item. I live in Pennsylvania, but the item was delivered to an address in California.
USPS Tracking number: 9114901123086921995231
Package location: LOS ANGELES , CA

Shipping & Returns discussion

My Account discussion

I have an idea to do a project car. I'd like to raise the money for the parts, paint, etc through kickstarter or some other crowdfunded site. At the end of the project, I'd like to acution the car. However, I'd like only the people that donated money to the project to be able to bid on it. There are a few other sites I've seen through Google, but they require it be for charity or 501c related. This would be for me, a private individual, so therefore it would end up being for-profit.


Is there anything on ebay that can do this type of set-up? I looked into prvate auction, but that is mainly for hiding identities.


If not on ebay, has anyone out there done somthing like similar? What site did you use?

Selling discussion

Had two delivery persons tell me that having to open the back of their truck to pick up packages is causing them to be late on their rounds. One said he will refuse to pick up next time I have packages unless I schedule a pickup. 


So what if I have orders in the morning and go to USPS dot com to schedule a pickup and can't schedule the pickup until next day. Do I wait a day for the scheduled pickup to be in effect ( and get the defect for untimely shipping ) ?

Shipping & Returns discussion


I was wondering what to do if the seller won't respond. I contacted them before the bid was over by 20 min, no response. So I placed a bid anyways and won the bid, but they still won't respond more than 24 hours later. I would strongly prefer to pay after I get a response to my question so what do I do?


Member To Member Support question

Jul 5, 2015 6:42:42 AM PT

Seller won't respond

do i need a merchant account to accept credit cards?

Member To Member Support question

Jul 6, 2015 8:42:46 AM PT

credit cards

We sent an item to Russia,  put tracking number,  and sent message to the buyer that it takes about 2months to get your item in Russia bucause of the problem in Russian post office.

but buyer complained to eBay . I got following message. What can I do ? Please help me....



We're writing to let you know that one of your buyers hasn't received an item you sold. We ask that you take immediate action to resolve this issue.

If you have tracking information available, please upload it as soon as possible through the Resolution Center . If you've already uploaded this information and the item just hasn't reached the buyer within the estimated delivery time, please let them know it's on its way.

If tracking information is unavailable, it's important to find a solution with your buyer in the next 2 business days. To ensure the quickest resolution and the best experience for your buyer, we recommend offering a refund.

To prevent issues in the future, always ship items with tracking, require signature confirmation for items worth $750 or more, and upload tracking information right away. Remember, when you print shipping labels through eBay, tracking is automatically uploaded and visible to you and your buyers.

If you feel there may be an error with this issue, please let us know. If you've already resolved this situation, thank you for your prompt action.


Member To Member Support question

I am just wondering if I am the only Seller that does not receive 5 stars for Shipping and Handling Fees.  I have been selling for nearly 16 years with over 5,000 transactions.  I have no problem receiving 5 stars on anything except that!  Always a 4.9%.  I return ALL over paid shipping, charge the exact postage rate, and ship many items for free.  I will even ship Priority even if a Buyer pays for Parcel.  What gives?

Member To Member Support question

Jul 4, 2015 11:14:33 AM PT

Seller Dashboard

Hi guys, I have a problem and I need someone to help me solve it, as ebay resolution center isn't of any help.

I've actually had this problem before, and I got scammed before, but it was a 1$ picture and I didn't really want to cause fuss about it.

This time it's three pairs of headsets I bought from user happyshop0618.

Cost of every item was around 17 dollars.
First, as I ordered, I asked him to mail them separately, so I could avoid import charges, but he said he can't do it, and ok, I guess I got through that, paying additional 5 to 10$ to get them was not a problem.

The headsets never arrived, the tracking number was showing no info, so I contacted him, requested another three pairs, but he refunded only one.
Anyway, I contacted him again, asking why he did it, he answered he wasn't sure what I wanted, so I told him I need another three pairs and he sent me a PayPal invoice for the pair he refunded, told me the items were resent and provided me with another tracking number.

As you may assume, this one showed no information as well. In fact, let me give you the tracking number: RE566450627SE (just in case someone suspects I'm trying to do something I shouldn't)

So, I contacted again, frustrated to hell, but I didn't want to argue, so I simply asked for a refund, as this kind of money is not something a student earns in a day.
He never replied.

I tried to use ebay resolution center, but there has been some time since the original purchase, however, it's only been a couple of weeks since the refund purchase, so I don't see why I can't complain!

When I try to use resolution center, I just get spun from: What is your problem? > I didn't recieve my item > (Item I need help with not listed) > Contact Us > What do you need help with? > Buying > I didn't recieve my item...and so on, and so on.

I've been struggling for days now to contact Ebay, but no luck, I'm desperate, so I figured someone here might help me?

Kind regards!

Shipping & Returns question

Jul 5, 2015 2:31:42 PM PT

I got scammed. Please help?

I sent about 3 differant invoices to a buyer (they requested them), then they wanted to cancel the order. My question is.... can they pay for one of the other old invioces or do they get blocked after one has been cancelled? I already have the buyer on my blocked list. Somhow they are still able to message me with questions and demands. 

Bidding & Buying question



I live in EU and i'm thinking about buying an item from another EU country, the items p&p is marked as free on Ebay.

So i'm wondering, what other shipping fees i'm going to have to pay for when recieving it ?



Also on some item pages there is written Zero customs charges in plain black letters and on some other items the Zero customs charges text is in red bold text, What does that mean?



Thanks in advance.

Buying & Selling Basics question

Jul 4, 2015 12:02:05 PM PT

Living in EU, Buying from EU.

Within the last week, I've had two people who bid on my items that opened their ebay account on the day of the bid.  Is this some sort of scam or something that I need to be concerned with?  The first person paid right away and I shipped the item.  The second auction is still active.  My concern is that they will pay, get the item and then request a refund from Paypal and never ship the item back or ship a similar item back.


Maybe I'm just being too paranoid, any help or suggestions would be much appreciated.



Member To Member Support question

Jul 6, 2015 2:28:54 PM PT

New Buyer to ebay

Has anyone else noticed there is a growing number of "New Account Scams" going on in eBay lately? I have had several people make offers on products I am selling and/or contact me about products that have accounts that are less than a day old (some even created on that day) and who have phone numbers using VOIP (like google voice) in totally different areas of the country. Has anyone else experienced this? Is there a resolution team I can contact with this information?


Thanks in advance.

Member To Member Support question

I have two orders that were refunded and are cancelled, can ebay get rid of them please?

Bidding & Buying question

Jul 5, 2015 6:43:01 PM PT

When will a Cancelled order go away?

Hi everyone, 


I sold an item last Friday (7/3/2015) and it is now 7/6/2015. I know it has only been three days but the buyer has not paid and I have contacted them twice already (once just congratulating them on their winning bid and stating their item will be shipped one the payment has been made; and the other was a follow up message sent on 7/5/2015 just nicely reminding one to pay). They have yet to reply to either message and I am not sure what to do. It seems strange to me as this individual's account has 175 ratings and they are all positive, yet I have received no payment or communication. Should I open an Unpaid Item Case, and if so, is it too early to do that or should I open it today as this will be day three without communication or payment? 


Thanks everyone for your time! 

Payments question

Jul 6, 2015 9:50:23 AM PT

Buyer has not paid. What do I do?

Is there a way to see which listings have incurred insertion fees at the end of the month or do I just have to remember?

Thanks in advance.

Payments question

I bought and paid immediately for item. Ebay removed item on Ebay and then I got this email from what (may or may not) be Ebay ...  at this point I don't know.  But I have not received the item and I live in Texas and Ebay now shows it was delivered in Florida.  But I can not contact the seller because Ebay removed listing.  So now when I go throught the Ebay steps to get a refund I get no where.  What do I do?  How do I really get my money back?  Paypal stated I have to go through Ebay Resolution Center (that I can't get anywhere in because its gone).


This is the email from Ebay

" Our records show that you recently contacted or received messages from dml2993 through eBay's messaging system. We’re writing to let you know that an unauthorized third party may have compromised this member's account security. It’s important to note that we’re unaware of any problems with your account. We recommend the following precautions to help keep you safe:
- Don't respond to offers to buy or sell an item from this user. The offer may be fraudulent, and the transaction won't be covered by eBay.
- Don't respond to any messages you received from this user that appear to be a Second Chance Offer for an item you recently bid on.
- Never pay for eBay items using instant cash wire-transfer services such as Western Union or MoneyGram. It's against eBay's Safe Payments Policy for a seller to request payment with these methods.

For more information, please visit:

If you’ve already sent payment for an off-eBay transaction, contact the payment service you used to make the purchase immediately. If you’re a seller who already shipped an item to a fraudulent buyer, contact the postal service or shipping company you used to have it returned to you.

If you have received any messages that seem suspicious, please forward them to us at spoof@ebay.com for review. For more information about staying safe on eBay, please visit eBay’s Security Center at:

We take a number of steps to help ensure the security of your account. But there's also a lot you can do. Find out more about protecting your account by visiting:

We appreciate your cooperation.



Please don't reply to this message. It was sent from an address that doesn't accept incoming email."

Member To Member Support question



I have a problem: Ebay just send me an e-mail claiming that I owed fees for selling 2 items last month.The thing is, those fees have already been payed! I was payed with Paypal and the fees were automatically deducted... I don't know how to do to inform E-bay of this problem!


Sorry for my bad english, it's not my native language.


Thank you in advance

Member To Member Support question

Jul 5, 2015 2:35:52 PM PT

Abusive Fees ?

Could someone please help me with how to post a notification for all my items saying "Seller is on vacation until X date."? Thank you!!

Member To Member Support question

Jul 5, 2015 7:41:44 PM PT

Vacation setting?

A seller advertised bedding as NWOT. However, I could tell by the pictures it wasn't new. I asked if they have ever laundered it and they said yes. They are still advertising it as NWOT. Wouldn't that be incorrect and it would then be used?


Member To Member Support question

Jul 4, 2015 1:15:35 PM PT

NWOT question

I've created my account while being in Poland, but I didn't want it to be Polish. Now I've left there and my account still sometimes is directed to ebay.pl, more importantly, all of the emails and messages that I send and receive through ebay has Polish head and tails which I don't like because I do not understand. I log-in to ebay.com but sometimes it directs me to ebay.pl where everythings is in Polish again.


I know one way is to close my account and open another one, but I do not prefer to do so because of the scores that I've earned so far.

So my questions is that is there any way that I can have a pure English account?

Thank you so much.


Member To Member Support question

Jul 5, 2015 6:37:25 PM PT

How to change the language of my account?

As i wrote on the title, i had sold and relisted an item like 3 times, none of them where paid, but ebay is still charging me the fee anyway for the three auction. what can i do to solve this problem?

Member To Member Support question

Why does eBay Post on my shipping page that I'm getting 20% discount, but, they're discounting at an inflated price? Actual Postage for 3 oz. is $2.04 and I'm not really getting a discount, see an actual calculated example from my shipping page for a 3 oz. package I was shipping.  


Postage cost: $2.54
USPS Tracking™: Free
Your eBay Discount (20%): -$0.50

Member To Member Support question

Jul 6, 2015 7:20:35 AM PT

eBay Shipping Discount

What is the best way to let buyers know that the seller will be out of town for a week during an already listed long term auction? Obviously, I will not be able to ship the item if they "Buy it now" while I'm away. Thanks!!

Member To Member Support question

Jul 6, 2015 10:07:29 AM PT

How to alert buyers to "seller away"

i pay with my webcard . after few days my card is disable.

when i go to pay give a message  "confirm my credit card" then i tried to confirm it but it will also give the erroe message.


plz help me



Member To Member Support question

Jul 5, 2015 9:08:31 PM PT

credit card disable by paypal

I cannot use sell similar this morning.  Whether an active item or an unsold item, I click sell similar and it takes me to a page that says "Congratulations! You've successfully registered as an eBay seller," where I click on Sell and the form is blank, no info saved.  Anyone else experiencing this?

Selling question

Jul 7, 2015 3:14:02 AM PT

Sell similar not working

I had a buyer who had already put 2 offers in on an item I was selling retract his current best offer before I could accept it stating "Cannot contact the seller" as an explanation which is a complete lie because I have been in constant and immediate contact with the buyer since before his first offer when he was asking questions. Is there a place that I can report this fraudulent behavior? Thank you.

Bidding & Buying question

Jul 4, 2015 11:03:19 AM PT