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Fond these in an auction box lot.  Identical in size and shape, 4" high, 4" wide at base and about 3.5" wide at mouth.  One featyres a hunt scene, the other a pair of "raised" horses.

 

I've seen similar mugs listed as "Gibson" or Staffordshire.  However, neither of these have clear maker IDs, just a little dab of gold paint on the bottom.  Both have three stilt marks on the bottom.  Thanks in advance for any help!

 

-kyal

 

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Feb 10, 2016 9:39:14 AM PT

Ceramic Coffee Mugs Information Request

I found this lovely doll at Goodwill, but I don't have alot of experience with dolls. I found a site online and I believe the style is Flat-Top aka Civil War head, but I also know that they were reproduced in the 1960's and 70's. The arms appear to be made of soft leather. She measures about 10 3/4" in total height. The porcelain part measures about 2" from top to bottom. I don't know when the clothes were made, the dress has two very small snaps in the back. Could anyone give me an idea of the age and/or origin of this doll?

 

I appreciate the help!

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Dolls discussion

I got this item from a house clean-out, and I have no idea what it is.  The guy was into vintage electrical / radio / tv stuff if that helps at all.  He even had it tagged unidentified.  Smiley HappyPART (1).JPGPART (2).JPGPART (3).JPGPART (4).JPGPART (5).JPGPART (6).JPGPART (7).JPG

Electronics discussion

Feb 11, 2016 12:20:11 AM PT

Can you identify this part / item?

Hi, I would appreciate any help you many know about this vase, such as maker, age etc.

 

The 13" tall vase, base 6" has a hole in the bottom.  I wonder if this was made for a lamp?

 

It has hand painted flowers on front with raised outlines.  Would this design be called moriage? 

 

Some of the work is very nicely done and then there are areas where it is rather messy and crude.

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

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Taking a break from the tour today. 

 

Radine

New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

My package has been grinding along to its buyer for two weeks.  It was sent USPS Priority padded flat rate envelope.

 

Is more than two weeks normal from the USA to Germany?

 

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Selling discussion

Hi, I'm not sure how to describe this bracelet.  The links pull apart sort of like an expansion bracelet.  I've searched under sterling expansion bracelet and sterling stretch bracelet, and not seen anything similar.  Are there any other terms that could beused to describe the construction of this bracelet?  The only marking is Sterling, Pat Aug 20 1907.

 

Thanks for any help with this.

 

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Hope your special day is GREAT, Alex!

 

 

 

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Feb 9, 2016 5:02:17 PM PT

HAPPY BIRTHDAY to alexincal !!

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Amish buggy in Shipshewana, Indiana. Gigantic flea market, livestock auction and auction barn. 

 

Radine

New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

Is this one real? Name/year, if anyone knows, please. Thanks in advance!

 

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Fashion discussion

Need some opinions on this Vintage sterling ring.

Chanel ~ real or not?.

Only marking is 925 ~ prong set chips, I haven't had them tested to see if they are real or not.

 

Thanks!

 

 

 

 

Fashion discussion

Feb 11, 2016 7:59:15 AM PT

Vintage Chanel Sterling Ring - Yay or nay?

Here is a PERFECT example of how ebay and  Griffs advice and recomendation  regarding getting your packages to the carrier within your handling time and everything else will take care of itself...

 

This is a multiple order 5 items, purchased on 2/10/2016, label printed on 2/11/ 2016, taken to the post office at approx 4:30 PM  EST on 2/11/2016... I usually stand in line to get an acceptance scan,or have my mailman pick up, so I get that all important acceptance scan...

 

Well yesterday  the LINE was snaking out the door, about 20 people deep maybe more, so I decided to just drop it off in the drop bin, my mistake as you can see by the tracking and the acceptance scan, it is 29 minutes late by ebay standards,even though there is NO way to get that scan unless it was dropped off before 3:29 AM EST on 2/12/2016 in   the middle of the night...

 

If the package is NOT delivered in ebays delivery window that will be 5 late shippments,as I am NOT covered by ebays on time acceptance scan, EVEN though I did eractly what I was supposed to do, and had my pacakages to the carrier WITHIN my handling time...

 

So when ebay or Griff says JUST do what you are supposed to do, get your packages to your carrier within your handling time, and everything will take care of itself,take it with a grain of SALT,as this example shows exactly what is wrong with that advice!

 

Tracking #:

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Carrier:

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Status:

ACCEPTEDIN TRANSITDELIVERED

 

PROCESSED THROUGH USPS SORT FACILITY

Feb-12-16, 04:44 AM, ORLANDO, FL 32824

 

ORIGIN ACCEPTANCE

Feb-12-16, 03:29 AM, TITUSVILLE, FL 32780

 

Order Confirmed

Feb-11-16, 16:00 PM, TITUSVILLE, FL 32780

 

Order Confirmed

Feb-11-16, 00:00 AM

Selling discussion

Feb 12, 2016 7:43:13 AM PT

New shipping metric

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Selling discussion

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Welcome to Iowa. Ledges State Park near Boone.

 

Radine

New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

USA stamped on bottom. 6" tall. Crackle or crazing marks? near middle.HPIM2230.JPGHPIM2233.JPG Thanks to all.

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Feb 10, 2016 3:29:38 PM PT

Mc Coy Vase or?

Does anyone recognize this print or the artist. It was printed from the John Drescher CO., and is signed. I'm not quite sure but the signature looks like K Izolli...not pulling up anything with that name, or variations. Found one example of the print, but the dealer wasn's sure who the artist was either. Thanks for any help Smiley Happy20160210_091853_edited-1.jpg20160210_091903_edited-1.jpg

Collectibles & Art discussion

Feb 10, 2016 10:44:13 AM PT

Help Identifying an Artist

Is this Gucci real? How old is it. Thanks! Heart

 

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Fashion discussion

Feb 10, 2016 4:17:55 PM PT

Vintage Gucci authenticity please.

I have not been able to find this pattern anywhere. I don't think it's Blue Willow. Any help would be appreciated it. It's a very tiny cup 2 1/4" tall. Espresso, Saki, Tea?

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Feb 10, 2016 6:24:38 AM PT

Blue transfer ware pattern help please.

Happy Birthday, dear friend!!!

 

Hope it`s  the best one ever!

 

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Feb 12, 2016 4:52:05 AM PT

HAPPY BIRTHDAY SANDY!!

This is a very old and large charcoal painting, native from unknown location, signed James Gloves ??105_4351 (Copy).JPG

Collectibles & Art discussion

Hi,

The demilune 3 legged table is made by Kiel Furniture Co, Milwaukee, Wi.  I believe it was made from 1907-1932 (stamped on bottom Kiel & name of the company changed after 1932.)

 

Do you know if the design on the back of the table would be called a cross?  If so, was it made for a church and not home use or does it just look like a cross?

 

Does the table look like it is made of Mahogany?

 

Size of table:  26" L x 12" W x 24" H.

Thank you so much for your help.

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Antiques discussion

Hi There!

 

Looking for something comfortable at home? Are you ready to start hiking with your friends? Visit my shop if you'd like to get the best shoe and clog products of your desire!

 

Label Shop - Shoes and Clothing

 

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The shop is brand new, but our prices are really good and acceptable. Please visit us, buy or send me a message if you're interested in any of the listed products.

 

Thank you all, and wish you have a pleasant day!

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Feb 11, 2016 10:11:01 AM PT

Label Shop - Shoes and Clothing

Hi all,

 

I just attempted to purchase 3 quantity of a listing. When I selected my color, it stated that there were 5 available. Perfect, because I needed 3. So I put it in my cart and checkout via Paypal. I get a 'we've received your order' page and then click to my purchase history. Nothing there. Nothing in paypal. So I go to the item history thinking it will tell me I've purchased from this seller before...nothing. So i go to my computer history and see a "checkout success' for mbuy.ebay.com  I click it and it shows a successful checkout, the payment method, everything. But still nothing on ebay or Paypal. I called ebay because I was going to turn around and buy them again (although now it shows only 2 available when it was 5 earlier before I attempted to purchase 3) The girl assures me that the three purchases are long ago, not mine. it doesn't show any usernames or dates for the 3 purchases and I find it funny that it had 5 and I attempted to purchase 3.

 

I don't know what to believe. I have the order confirmation page. Yet nothing is on ebay or on Paypal. I contacted the seller to see if they have more because I really need 3 and now it's only showing 2 available. When I click the "leave feedback" link, it tells me that I can't because the item doesn't exist (which it very much does) or I've already left feedback, which I have not. Anyone have any idea what happened? ebay.png

Payments question

Hi can someone please help me with this Sterling mark on this watch? It looks like TL 925 but I can't find it anywhere.  

thanks!

 

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Fine Jewelry, Gems & Precious Metals discussion

Feb 10, 2016 8:38:42 PM PT

Please Help with Sterling Watch Mark

I found this at a local thrift store & bought it because it was so cool. But I'm having a heck of a time finding out what it is - I've been told it was to sit hot pans & pots on & that it was a door knocker!

Can anyone please tell me what I have? Is it bronze?

Thanks; I appreciate any help.

 

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Collectibles & Art discussion

I have a pair of the glass below. I've never seen anything like this, but then again I'm still learning... Any ideas as to what this is?

 

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Thank you for your help, I really appreciate it!

 

Linsey-

Depression/40s-50s-60s Glass

Feb 10, 2016 4:26:50 PM PT

Wine Glass ID Help

Is that a browser thing?  I'm using Firefox and Chrome.

Hard to explain, but, the grid lines do not differentigridlines.jpgate each order very well.  If there could be a grid line at the top and bottom of each block, we could see each order better.  So we're taking action on the correct order, instead of the one above it or below it.

Seller Hub discussion

Hello

We were hoping someone could recognize the mark on these figurines

Any help identifying the creator would be great.

They are approx 8" tall and the mark looks like a crown over an "M"

Thanks for looking

Have a Great Day

Rob & Tracie

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Feb 10, 2016 11:47:30 AM PT

Help identifying porcelain figurines?

Carteret New York label on crochet dress. Do you know the year and any information about maker ?100_9104.JPG100_9112.JPG100_9113.JPG

Vintage Clothing & Accessories discussion

Is this Prada authentic? If so, style name, era? TIA!!!

 

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Fashion discussion

Feb 10, 2016 3:43:18 PM PT

Please help with Prada authenticity

20160210_153051.jpgI bought this intriguing painting at the thrift store today....had a tag on the back that said Brewer #25 (or #75) and possibly "babies"? It has glass over pic so I didn't want to use flash but it is very different. Can anybody identify artist's signature?

Antiques and Research

Feb 10, 2016 5:02:54 PM PT

I Can't Identify Artist's Signature!

Hello

We were hoping someone could recognize the mark on this figurine.

Any help identifying the creator would be great.

It is approx 12" tall and the mark looks like a wreath over a backward and forward "E"

Thanks for looking

Have a Great Day

Rob & Tracie

 

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

I've tried googling the names on this but it offers options wit names that are close, but not these. I think I remember someone telling me these were the 5 brothers? sisters? of Hindu mythology.

Can anyone tell me what this painting represents, please?

 

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Collectibles & Art discussion

Feb 11, 2016 3:21:39 AM PT

HELP WITH HINDU? LARGE PAINTING OF 5 GODS?

I often purchase items I have not a clue of the who, what, where and when, just because it's something about it that speaks to me. This 5 x 4 inch carved wooden item most definitely falls under that category. Not really sure what it's trying to say to me, but it's very nicely carved and the shape almost reminds me of a Japanese, jingasa. 

 

Any thoughts on the possible age, origin, use and culture of this tribal(?) item?

 

Thank you!

 

 

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Collectibles & Art discussion

Feb 12, 2016 7:12:12 AM PT

Tribal: Carved Wood. Maori Culture or ???

Can't find nothing about this coin/token. Need your help please. Diameter aprox. 20 mm, weight 6 grams.On reverse are two flags crossed, one with a dragon  and the other flag a dot. Thank you.105_4485.JPG

Collectibles & Art discussion

In the My eBay section when I relisted several of my items the picture on the list doesn't show up.

It's okay when I hit the link to the item to see the posting but it's easier to be able to look at the photo

and know what item I'm looking for.  Can you guys help?      2/10/16   15:44PM  EST

Like this:

 

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My Account question

Not sure who this label is, any help would be great. Thanks so much!

 

 

Fashion discussion

Feb 11, 2016 9:48:37 AM PT

Does anyone recognize this label?

I am looking for assistance in identifying the piece shown in the attached images.  It is a bisqe porcelain figure of a seated black / negro male with a bowl in his lap.  It is just under 14" tall.   I'd like to figure out the age, country of manufacture (Germany?), and purpose.   Thanks.

 

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

THREE PICTURES TO EACH POST

     POST AS MANY TIMES AS YOU WANT

 

PLEASE KEEP PICTURES MEDIUM SIZE 

(For our Dial ups)

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

This is good quality, has wear, but the cameo itself is very interesting, very different than the other cameos I have, unmarked. Maker, and a more specific year range perhaps? It measures 3". Thank You ( again) V76IMG_6321.JPGIMG_6328.JPGIMG_6324.JPGIMG_6325.JPG

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Feb 12, 2016 3:43:17 PM PT

victorian brooch

Hi I was wondering if this Coach bag currently listed on Ebay is real? The listing number is 111897408670, the authentication number is J1085-F14686, and here are the pictures. I appreciate any help, I have 24 hours before the auction ends. Smiley Sad

 

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Fashion discussion

Feb 11, 2016 5:54:11 PM PT

Is this Coach bag real?

Does anyone know if there is a chance of this being a counterfeit? If so, is there a reputable website I could contact to authenticate it? I have more pictures, if needed. thank you!

 

 

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Fashion discussion

Feb 11, 2016 12:08:56 PM PT

Givenchy Whistle Necklace, Genuine?

I found this bowl and think it is pretty unique... What terms would you use to figure out the ID of this? I tried looking at salad serving bowl with metal rim but I feel like I am calling it the wrong thing... Ideas?

 

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Thank you for your help,

 

Linsey-

Depression/40s-50s-60s Glass

Feb 10, 2016 4:31:38 PM PT

Salad Serving Bowl??? ID Help

I've been researching this sugar / honey / marmalade jar and the more I read, the more confused I become. Some sites say it's Windsor Pink Cane and Button from Federal and  then I found a Royal Brighton from Indiana Glass, possibly using the Federal Glass molds. Looks like a rose color to me instead of pink but I have confused colors before. 

Is this piece from Federal Glass or Indiana Glass and how can one tell? No markings, of course.  Measures 3 1/4" high without the lid, 5" with the lid and 3" across the top and bottom.  Can someone help straighten me out? Smiley Frustrated

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Depression/40s-50s-60s Glass

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 So many parties, so little space; your party not represented here?  

Post it down below at tell us a little about it.

New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

Feb 11, 2016 2:14:54 PM PT

Politics! Politics! Politics!

This brass ceiling light fixture has an attached mirror and I am not sure if I am using the right name to describe the mirror. Do you know the correct term for it? Is medallion what you would call it?

The scalloped mirror is approx 10" diameter.

The mirror is stamped Dec. 1 1926, The Chicago Mirror & Art Glass Co. 

 

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Antiques discussion

Vintage Charel clip-on earrings - there is a teardrop shape just to the right of the stem near the top on each earring.  Does it look like they are each missing the same stone or made like this?  Stones are glued in so no prongs to tell me if there had been stones.

 

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Feb 12, 2016 3:10:25 PM PT

Missing stone or made this way?

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Collectibles & Art discussion

Hi Folks,

 

This ring was my Grandma's and she wore it every day. She was born in 1896, but I don't know when she got the ring.

 

I have no intention of selling it, I'll pass it along to my daughter. But I'd like to get some information about it.

 

There is no marking that I can find, but I believe it's gold, it has a bit of a reddish tint, so maybe rose gold. There is a diamond chip in the gold flower on the top.

 

Like I said, I remember her wearing it every day right up 'til the day she died at age 89, so it is very worn.

 

Any information I can get on it will be greatly appreciated!

 

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Jewelry & Gemstones discussion

Feb 12, 2016 6:33:38 AM PT

Help identifying this ring, please?

I got these at an estate sale & the daughter holding the sale said her mom left them to her & she was sure they were by some known designer because that's all she wore. With no name on them that decreased the possibility in my eyes - but both being sterling siver increased the possibility; I've never seen sterling costume jewelry. Plus, they have a abstract sort of desiner look, don't they?

Can anyone tell me what/if anything I have?

Thanks all, I appreciate any help.

 

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Collectibles & Art discussion

Another set, necklace and bracelet, magnetic. Have any seen this style or mark before, and material composition? Very interesting as it is quite pliable with all of the spheres. Maker if anyone knows? Thank You, V76IMG_6355.JPGIMG_6361.JPGIMG_6356.JPG

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Feb 12, 2016 3:35:54 PM PT

set help

I baought this as a celluiod victorian brooch, but is this infact a "mourning brooch"?  Also, this ( I think) jet glass brooch, mourning as well? or just cool? ( my daughter is coveting this, ..) V76IMG_6365.JPGIMG_6366.JPGIMG_6299.JPGIMG_6300.JPGIMG_6301.JPG

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Feb 12, 2016 3:59:38 PM PT

2 more mourning brooches(?)

I have been unable to find a piece like this in my searching. It's not made of wood or plaster. I think it's stone, but yet I'm not positive.  Most of the paint that was on it, is now gone. IMG_1172.JPGWould so appreciate someone heading me in the right direction to do more research.  Measures about 5 x 7. No signature.

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Collectibles & Art discussion

Good evening! So before you wonder if I did a search, yes, here is what I found that just confused me, the marks: 950,...236,...10...ZOLOTAS......and a few other smaller marks that even with a glass I cannot read,the 950 can refer to 2 different metals, which one is this? ( non magnetic overall) ...the prominent "10" no idea. The 236, again, none. When I research ZOLOTAS, it brings me to a bing search that has it ZOLOTAS,  New York and Greece. How do I differenciate? Thank You all again, V76IMG_6362.JPGIMG_6363.JPGIMG_6364.JPG

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Feb 12, 2016 3:30:29 PM PT

ZOLOTAS octopus

Found thiscool painting at an estate sale last week-end. I love the colors and the 'look'! But I can't find anything when googling 'Sisie artist'.

 

Thank you; I appreciate any help.

 

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Collectibles & Art discussion

http://fortune.com/?p=1544389?xid=timehp-category

 

Se here we have it. The latest, greatest release by the new CEO today about the "new" search method of what to display to potential buyers. Not so new - this has been going on for a while. 

 

Apparently, best match, lowest, highest, ending soonest & newly listed are things of the past....article says the buyers are reluctant to shop Ebay because the current search system is burdensome.  MIGHT that be because the current search system hasn't worked properly for years???

 

Selecting instead for "best value" and "brand new" IS GOING TO KILL US....

 

IMO - Sellers of high quality antique, vintage or used goods that are FAR SUPERIOR to the majority of like kind listings - just dropped down to the bottom of the bucket.... I see no mention or way for sellers of these quality items to keep their distinction of high quality a search choice under this new method, but rather - will lump them in with poor quality merchandise that has no quality distinction....They frickin left us out again!

 

For the seller that has items that are antique, vintage or used that are in Excellent or Superior condition are going to be lumped with the Chinese keyword liers, those with very poor quality items and those who are selling knockoffs are going to benefit. 

 

The supposed "intention" is to eliminate the perception that a buyer has to scroll through hundreds of thousands of items to find what they want...... Fine - straighten that out for NEW ITEMS - GET THEM OUT OF OUR CATEGORIES - We - who sell top quality items that are not newly manufactured are being totally cut out of consideration with this "new search" system. 

Selling discussion

Hi- I mostly sell decorative items, some vintage, glass ceramic ect. And on occasion clothes. If it's clothing it's washed or taken to cleaners photographed and put in sealed bag to keep it clean and smelling clean Bc sometimes people smoke at my home. I don't state it's a smoke free home. I get my things from estate sales flea markets ect. Do you guys think it's petty for buyer to say item (glass candle holders) smelled of smoke? I'm sure it was packing I used (newspaper). Any suggestions please I will appreciate. Even the snarky ones. 😊 Just want to improve. Thx

Selling discussion

Feb 11, 2016 10:35:40 AM PT

Smoke smell

I have seen the mention of "Troll" on some eBay threads and was wondering if there is a good definition of that type of person?????

Selling discussion

Feb 10, 2016 10:42:22 PM PT

What is an eBay "Troll"?

Customer Service is non-existent, just read from a script.

 

We are serving a three day restriction for nonsense, our first one in like 5 years or more.

Trying to talk to a supervisor is pointless.

 

We have been on here since year one!

Over 12k feedback, 1 negative in last year

Always top rated etc.

 

We are the kind of seller eBay should want, not the kind to push away.

As I was explaining to the sales rep, whom I am not sure understood me anyway,

every year we sell less and less on eBay, because we do not feel we are treated like a valued customer

First, all of our Toys, Books, CDs, Video Games, DVDs, etc went somewhere else....

Then after nonsense, we actually become a licensed auction house with live Auctioneer.... so there went more than 50% of our listings

I do still like eBay, and we do list some collectibles on here,  but I do not like being treated like an idiot.

 

You would think in todays age of DATA and information, someone would see a report of declining sellers, and say "Wow, I wonder what is going on with that seller, we used to make $60,000 a year in fees off that guy, now we make a couple grand, and wait, his store subscription is lower, etc, etc"

 

Well, that is my rant for the moment,  in three days we will list a few things, unless I sell them first elsewhere Smiley Happy

 

 

 

Selling discussion

Feb 11, 2016 1:06:32 PM PT

Three day restriction selling restriction.

How can I get my money back I bought a Xbox 360 n I thought I did almost 40 bucks I paid and I received a empty box with papers and wrappers torn n I seen later on it didn't come with console so I said ok well maybe a get wires cords or games but no I get a empty box's is there any way I can I was ordering it for a early birthday present n I get this how rude

Bidding & Buying discussion

Feb 10, 2016 2:27:27 PM PT

Need answers asap

Hi I am relatively new to eBay and am starting to think that eBay is all about price.  My items are great but are not cheap items.  They tend to land between $10-60.  For instance, I posted a pack of 24 Snoopy Easter pencils for $12.99 and someone just asked if I would take $10.07?!!!!  I just don't get it.

I really like the site and find the community nice to work with as compared to Amazon.  But on Amazon, I never get any pricing feedback.

 

Thoughts?

Selling discussion

I have selling limit as I am a new seller. I need to know, if I list an item in auction format, what happens when the bid reaches the selling limit?

Selling discussion

Shiipping to Japan, tracking unavailable. How do I make sure I can confirm that the buyer received the package? Any ideas?

 

Selling discussion

I shipped a package to the UK on 12/21/15, and just today, 2/11/16 it was returned to me unclaimed.  There were customs fees of $16 due, which I assume could be a reason the buyer did not pick up the package.  I had no idea it was being returned to me, nor has the buyer communicated at any time.

 

What would you do:

 

a) Don't do anything until the buyer makes contact about the package.

b) Reach out to the buyer and ask what he'd like to do.

c) Issue a full refund including shipping fees.

d) Issue a refund less the original shipping fees.

 

Selling discussion

Feb 11, 2016 10:55:59 AM PT

International Package RTS Unclaimed - WWYD?

Can anyone help me with the translation on the back of this snuff bottle? Many thanks!

Collectibles & Art discussion

Hello, so PayPal is holding my funds for some reason and I do not know the reason why.

I've recently sold four items and PayPal is holding the funds. I've even sold a few items last month with no problems and many other items during my time with eBay. I have 100% positive feedback, have had no disputes, and have been a member of eBay for longer then 6 months. My status is above average. Each of the items that PayPal are holding the funds to sold for less then $100.

Payments discussion

Feb 9, 2016 10:33:46 PM PT

PayPal is holding my funds

Went to money gram last night paid 2000 for a 08 Honda accord that was suppose to be shipped to me from eBay moters through a lady named Suzanne Adams who says her husband died 4 mths ago and she wants to sell the car so she won't have to pay storage fees and Blah blah bull**bleep**!!!! Than I got another email asking for another 1000 than I replied with I'm not sending any more money and I want a full refund they never replied back I called moneygram and they said my money was received in Dallas Texas **bleep** I sent it to Tulsa OK to my knowledge what TO DO PLEASEEEEE HELPPPPPPP!!!!!

Motors discussion

Feb 10, 2016 4:02:29 PM PT

Victim of scammer on craiglist

Just sold my first item.  Do I ship it now or wait for some particular event to happen first?  Am I supposed to wait unit I'm "paid"?

Buying & Selling Basics question

Selling Collectible Stamps on Ebay:  To obtain a tracking number from the USPS, shipment must be a package, large envelope.  Imagine sending a 1" x 1" stamp in a parcel that would qualify as a package.  Does not make sense............extra weight and postage.  Instead I have decided to ship lots via USPS Insured Mail.  1 ounce, with cardboard inside protecting the stamp, costs $2.91. 

This is what prohibits me from being a top rated seller.  Been a member since 1997.

Have called and spoken with Ebay representatives with no resolution to the policy.

Any suggestions?

Shipping & Returns discussion

Feb 11, 2016 10:36:05 AM PT

Selling

Today I printed an eBay label for an 8 lb. 40"x25"x6" package from Oceanside CA 92056 to Albany OR 97321. It cost $21.23 for postage only, plus $1.70 for ship cover ($30 item) since I was shipping ground or parcel rather than priority to save about $25. In order to meet my deadline I took it directly to the post office rather than waiting until tomorrow and giving to my carrier as I usually do.

 

When I got to the counter the clerk informed me I owed an extra $21.00 for "Short-Paid Online label". I came home and double checked that I had entered the correct measurements and still came up with $21.23 using eBay's label system. I checked the USPS  website for Retail Ground and got $36.91 not counting insurance. 

 

So I get $21.23 from eBay, $36.91 for the USPS Online postage caclulator, but actually PAID a total of $42.23 to ship it by ground when (if I had known) could have printed an eBay Priority Mail label for LESS - $41.33 with my TR Discount

 

Now it will take a week to get there rather than 2 days, plus an hour driving to and from the Post office and standing in line AND it ended up costing MORE than Priority mail.

 

Someone in shipping needs to attend to this discrepancy.

Shipping & Returns discussion

Feb 11, 2016 5:48:36 PM PT

EBAY USPS Label for Parcel mail incorrect.

 

   just spent some frustration time on the phone with ebay and i am more confused then ever.  so, once again coming to my smart and wise community! 

 

       i sold a pair of boots.  the boots didn't fit so i offered him a full refund.  i "don't" take refunds but i do.....I  just don't want to seem like i am Macys ( i am sure everyone has opinions about this but its not what i am needing help with ) 

     anyway,  the customer was very nice and offered me cash for my inconvenience to take them back even though i didn't ask for anything.  i told him what he offered me,  was too much and 10 % as a restocking fee would be fine as long as he was sure he didn't want all is money back. ( he was a rarity!)  we were just two nice humans doing business. he sent them back,  i refunded his money and all was good.  

    Until now,  my problem,........ i didn't get my fees refunded to me.  I have been doing partial refunds for shipping if i charged more then it actually cost . Been giving people refunds if they were unhappy or an item is lost etc. and all along, it has looked like " paypal"  refunds the fees charged,  when i do the refund via paypal, but now not sure it ends up that way. 

      i was told by ebay  that i don't get my fees refunded unless the seller requests a refund not that I give them a refund.  but just like trying to "avoid the open case" nonsense's when you can work things out to make the customer happy, I thought that if the person is getting the money back,  i have NOT MADE money then I SHOULDN'T" pay  the transaction fees.   the boots were expensive, so it wasn't chump change I lost but either way these things add up. 

 

So, is this another darn thing that everyone else is aware of and stupid me didn't know or is this something that has changed over time and others aren't aware of it ?   seems or at least  it feels like theft to me...  thank you!  

Selling discussion

May I have all your sugestion please

 

I have sent an item by priority mail from france to USA and I mention customer should recieve it within 3-7 days. 

 

Today 10 feb 2016 customer open case  not recieve and item so I check again where is the item and I found It was arrived since 26th jan.

 

The status shown as "the parcel could not be delivered. it will be available in the address's post office "

 

I have all evidence document tracking number and it was arrived on time as i was mention and ofcourse my customere were  informed.

 

I am just wondering why customer choose to open case instead of checking the tracking number and go to pick it up at the post office.

After 15 days now an item is no longer can move back plus my paypal account is now "charge back " it was availble to withdrawn couple days ago but i didnt think there will be any probelm so I just leave it in my account.

 

 - anybody can suggest me what should I do next  I already try to contact my customer but no reply back from her ?

-I have all the evidence that I already sent an item.  will I get the money back by any chance?

 

thank you

Shipping & Returns discussion

i need my money back

Bidding & Buying discussion

How do I know how much I made on eBay in tax year 2015? 

I can't seem to figure out on Paypal how to get my 1099 or if I'm even getting one. I can see monthly PDF statements but I really dont want to have to add up a year's worth of sales. I have the most basic account on PP.

 

Any help?

My Account discussion

Searched the forums, and can't find this exact question. 

 

What is the best way to package a DVD for mailing?  I ship via USPS.

 

So the choice is:  Small Flat-Rate Box vs. Padded Flat-Rate Envelope.

 

Which is optimal, to prevent any kind of damage (bending/pressure/cracking) to the DVD cardboard slipcase and plastic casing?  It's a 2-pack DVD set.

 

I thought Small Flat-Rate Box was made for DVDs, but it seems to be straining at the sides.  It looks like there's a small "bulge" at the sides.   Although, is it better to be absolutely "tight," to prevent damage? 

 

If I use the Padded Flat-Rate Envelope, I suppose I'll have to put stiffeners in the envelope, or create a makeshift box to protect the DVD. 

 

What do you do?  Please be kind . . . I do realize this is persnickety.   Just want this DVD to arrive in pristine condition.  :-)

Selling discussion

Feb 10, 2016 5:00:40 PM PT

Best packaging for mailing DVD

Hi there,

Info from the buyer

Reason

Doesn't work or defective


Comments

I was sent multiple articles that all vintage Pyrex cooking ware contains LEAD. This is not safe to bake or cook with. I would like to return this as it is not safe for my family to cook with and your description did not state that this vintage brand contains lead.

http: www.creativegreenliving.com/2015/10/how-bad-is-lead-in-vintage-pyrex.html https: www.facebook.com/MisleadMovie/photos/a.195917330526679.42695.195674253884320/858328604285545/?type=3&theater http: www.earth911.com/inspire/have-you-been-mislead-an-interview-with-tamara-rubin-of-lead-safe-america/

 

 

 

 

I just received a request from a customer to return a Corelle Pyrex casserole with lid which is above.   Her reason for the return is that she has read that there is lead in the glass.  She forwarded this link and others.  How would you respond?  Would you give a refund that included to and from shipping - would you give a refund excluding any shipping?  Could there be another alternative?

 

How would you respond? 

 

http://www.creativegreenliving.com/2015/10/how-bad-is-lead-in-vintage-pyrex.html

 

 

Thanks for any guidance or insight you might be able to give as I am not sure how to respond to this..

 

Kathy

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Hi all,

 

I have increased my selling limit a few times last year, but I can't get ahold of a live person this time.

Before i'd just go through the prompt to request higher selling limits and talk to a live person. Everytime my limit was increased.

However, I can't seem to get anything other than an automated message telling me how much I can still list. Then proceeding to tell me there isn't a limit or restriction on my account. 

 

Currently I can list 89 more items and almost 19,000 worth of merchandise. I'm not looking to increase the dollar amount just the amount of items I can list.

Has anyone else had a problem with this? I believe the last time I requested a higher selling limit was back in August 2015. I don't recall ever having a problem like this.

Selling discussion

Feb 9, 2016 8:20:49 PM PT

Requesting a higher selling limit

  So I bought a tablet that had "as is" in the title and it's item condition as "For parts or not working". The seller had a dozen auctions of the same tablet and said in the description text that the tablet did not power on and claimed no other testing was done and that all sales were final. In fact the tablet I received DOES power on but it turns out the LCD ribbon cable had been damaged/cut by someone. This of course was not mentioned in the description nor was the missing power button.

  So my question is if stating "as is" really grants you complete license if any parts are damaged or missing altogether?

 

Bidding & Buying question

So, I just had a few auctions end, and one of my buyers sends me this sob story:

 

"hello, a bit of bad luck, my brother got in a terrible accident today, and im afraid ill be able to make the full payment in a week or less, two week stops, please have a heart and don't open an unpaid item case, it will be paid for i really want this and i always pay check my feedback.
it will be paid for, just please , i beg of you no unpaid item cases. im sorry for the trouble, i look forward to playing this. bless you, your pal, terry"

 

I reply:

 

"Sorry to hear, and thank you for letting me know. Once payment has been made I will ship the game out. Thanks for bidding on my auction and have have a great day!
~Mike"

 

They reply to that with the sob story again:

 

"hello, i have terrible news, my brother was in a horrific accident, im afraid ill be able to pay in about a week to a week and a half, perhaps sooner. please understand i really need this item and have full intentions to pay you my friend. just pleas have mercy in my dire situation and do not open a unpaid item case. all I need is a little time. please understand, your pal, terry
warmest blessings"

 

and

 

"i will pay, just need time please do not open an unpaid item case, please Smiley Sad"

 

Then they send me these messages today (ENTER RED FLAG):

 

"hello, i will pay in a few days waiting on a refund, it usually takes 24-48hours, should be on there by Saturday-monday. thank you. Smiley Happy"

 

and 

 

"ok, waiting on m refund from another seller, he sent it so its already started, it just takes a few days to show on my debt card, after that ill pay. please understand, i really need this item, i just need a bit of time to pay, god bless you and yours, the Greene family"

 

SO, I look at this users feedback LEFT FOR OTHERS and a good portion of them are the user stating that they got a refund... SO I call eBay customer support and they told me to enter an unpaid item dispute. I do that and reply:

 

"My apologies for initiating an unpaid item dispute, however, based on your feedback left for others, and the fact that you are getting another refund that you mentioned, makes me not feel comfortable sending the item to you in the event that I get scammed. Also, the fact that you begged me not to file an unpaid item dispute also makes me feel uncomfortable. I gave eBay a call and they told me I should do the unpaid item dispute. Please understand that I am doing this for my own protection. Thank you for your understanding, and God bless.

~Mike"

 

and they reply

 

"my feedback is perfect, ill get your money but you should feel ashamed."

 

My main question is: Should I send the item if they pay before the unpaid item dispute is closed? I don't really feel comfortable doing so...  If I do, what protections are in place for me as a seller? Should I make a video showing my item works exactly as described and me packing it and placing the shipping label on it? Should I get insurance on the package if they decide to pay, even though that would be out of my pocket? I am still a new seller, and have had NO problems so far other than a couple unresponsive buyers. PLEASE HELP!

Selling question

Feb 12, 2016 1:45:44 PM PT

Is this a scam attempt?

Before the dashboard changed, there used to be a "listing enhancement recommendations" section as an option to work on when looking at active listings. It was usually along the lines of "we recommend x number of listings have 2 or more photos, add more keywords to titles, missing part number, brand" etc. Does anyone know where this went, or if it just doesn't exist anymore? Thanks in advance!

Selling discussion

Hi! Ther is the possibility ebay to remind a seller for a shipping? Me i tried to contact the seller but no answer!

 

Shipping & Returns discussion

Feb 12, 2016 2:21:53 AM PT

How ebay remind for shipping a seller?

Collectibles & Art discussion

Feb 11, 2016 2:32:27 PM PT

is this Navy

Hi there!

 

I don't know if anyone has suffered the same, but it's quite frustating...

 

Just an hour ago I was bidding for an item. It's not my first time, I usually bid. The thing is that when I entered the bid an 'Expired Session error message' appeared. 

 

I refreshed the navigator and entered again my bid. To corroborate it was accepted, I entered again the same bid, and (as it is normal), appeared the message 'You must enter a bid higher than the last one (or something like that)'.

 

There were 10 seconds left and....what's my surprise?? The system didn't really get my bid so a lower bid than mine has won. It's so frustrating :@@@@@@. I have been watching that item for a week and following the biddings the last hour.

 

 

Anyone has suffered the same problem? It happened to me on the mobile...Is there a bug related with Session Expiration??

 

Thank you!

Bidding & Buying discussion

For the uninitiaed, "UJM" stands for Universal Japanese Motorcycle, it's a term used to describe the basic motorcycle layout that was exceedingly common in Japan in the late 1970s and 1980s - and is actually still quite commonplace today.

 

In general terms, a UJM is characterised by an inline-4 cylinder engine, a carburettor for each cylinder, a steel tube frame, twin shock rear suspension, and a standard riding position.

 

My own personal pick for the greatest UJM is what is now regarded as the original UJM - the Honda CB750. This is the bike for which the term "superbike" was invented, and it's widely thought to be the basic design that was emulated by Suzuki, Kawasaki, and Yamaha.

 

What's your personal pick from the original UJMs?

Motorcycles

Feb 10, 2016 2:28:35 AM PT

What is the greatest UJM ever made?

Does anyone know Ebay's 800 number and what time they open?

Selling question

Does eBay have a phone number or email address I can use to ask for help in disputing an unpaid item case claim, before the case closes?  If so, can anyone tell me where to find it?

 

I recently paid for an auction (January 19), using PayPal, immediately following the close of the auction.  A few days later the purchase history showed that the payment was being processed -- the seller still had not claimed the payment.  I contacted the seller, through ebay, and asked if there was a problem and why they hadn't accepted the payment.  They did not respond in writing but, oddly enough, about a week later had the item sent to me from a retail store in another state, at a greater cost to them than the cost that I paid for the item in the auction plus shipping - they were losing money.  When I received the item and saw this, I again emailed them and and told them I felt bad that they had done this and offered to help if they could explain what was going on.  I also reminded them that they still had not accepted my payment.  They did not respond for a few days but then sent an email (the only contact I've received from them) asking me to resend the payment.  I responded that I could not do that because I had already made the payment through paypal and all they had to was claim it.  I also recommended they contact ebay and/or paypal for help if they were having trouble.  I never heard back from them and there was no way for me to contact eBay for help at this point.

 

Now, a week later, I have received an email from ebay saying that seller has opened an unpaid item case against me and that I have four days to make the payment.  There was no contact information in the email for me to use to ask for help.  I've searched and the only thing that I can find for trying to resolve the case before it closes, I'm not sure what happens after it closes, says that I have to FAX proof of payment to ebay (and it may take 10 days for them to process - the case is only open for a few days).  I don't have access to a fax machine and don't feel the burden should be on me to provide that proof (though I have ebay and paypal emails showing I've made the payment that I'd be happy to send them in an email to resolve the situation if I could).  It should be easy enough for ebay to check the auction records and see that I made the payment, and I don't feel that they should ever have allowed the case to be opened in the first place, especially without an easy way for me to contact them while the case is open.  I don't know if the seller is trying to pull something or is just having trouble but I feel like there is little that I can do, or have been able to do from the beginning, yet I'm being accused of not making the payment.  I feel like ebay should be better able to help me and the seller -- they are making this a very unpleasant buying experience by making it so difficult for me to respond.  

 

If anyone has maybe been through something like this and/or knows where/how I can find some help, I'd really appreciate it.  

Payments question

I am not receiving audio alerts on my iPhone when i get a email from buyer, make a sale or get paid. I used to but not lately and iPhone has been checked out. Maybbe I did something but not sure. Any advice?

Thanks

hank

Selling question

Feb 11, 2016 11:15:50 AM PT

not receiving ebay audio alerts on Iphone

I came online today to see that the item I ordered had been delivered, much to my surprise. I look at the tracking info to discover that it had been sent to an address in Kansas, when it was supposed to be mailed to North Carolina. And when I double checked to make sure the address I provided the seller was correct, it was exactly what I had specified.

 

I don't even know anyone in Kansas, let alone how or why the item was shipped there. I wrote to them to find out if they had provided the wrong tracking number, but have yet to hear back. And every time I try to specify that the item was not delivered in the resolution center, it just shows me that it was delivered to the address in Kansas and doesn't give me the option of doing anything about it.

Shipping & Returns question

Customer sent a message saying they found something else. What is the proper way to handle this situation. Thank You

Selling question

Hi,

I have multi items with this pattern and I can't fine any info on it. Can someone please help me or tell me where to go? Thank you very much.

My Account question

Buyer created account just before purchasing my "buy it now" item.   Search on shipping address shows a school, not a residence.  My listing included accepting returns for a refund.   Buyer did pay right away through paypal.   Even though they paid, I'm still nervous about this transaction.   The item is a film camera body, is it possible the buyer is going to cannabilize the camera for parts and then return for a refund?

Selling question

Cant track my order.
Trying to check it & it just shows that the sellet is no a member of ebay anymore.
Just want to know what to do.
Thanks

Shipping & Returns question

Feb 11, 2016 12:37:22 PM PT

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Selling question

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