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This series of tornado disaster pictures came from a Charles City, Iowa, estate; howester I've not specifically i.d. the pictures as showing Charles City damage as so many areas were struck during the great 1968 tornado outbreak:

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/May_1968_tornado_outbreak

 

One car, which appears to be a hearse, has a red text on white background license plate which is consistant with Iowa for 1968.

 








Collectibles & Art discussion

Measures around 7", has a level mounted, when you look through it, the view id bisected, the level bubble is visible in one half, the desired target is visible in the remaining half. It is heavy, brass fittings. It's intended use? Regards V76IMG_4650.JPGIMG_4647.JPGIMG_4648.JPGIMG_4644.JPG

Collectibles & Art discussion

Aug 31, 2015 12:39:31 PM PT

this is used for...

Many many hours into this clear cake plate. Thought it would be easy to ID. Perhaps it's not really EAPG?

 

Then there's my friend's (jealous) canary yellow/vaseline Daisy & Button bowl. There are leave around the base of each of the four feet (had to see in the photo and hard to photograph) and an additional design on the bottom. I thought there was a D&B with Leaf pattern, but I can't find hide nor hair of it in McCain or Reilly & Jenks, or Florence's pattern ID books.

 

Argh. I'm sorry to have to ask for help again.

 

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

I saw this truck on craigslist - emailed with the person - she said she'd list it on ebay and "sell" it to me directly as a buy it now. 

I got this invoice but it isn't my ebay account - it's just my full name - (which she asked for)

Now I'm not so sure it's legit . . . 

How do I find out if it's a real thing or a scam at this point

I haven't paid her yet

 

 

 

 

Financial Department <e.BayCustomerService@financier.com>
Aug 29 (4 days ago)
 
to me
Vehicle info in the middle -
eBay Motors sent this message to ... . 
Your registered name is included to show this message originated from eBay.

eBay Motors Purchase Invoice 
  Invoice for VPP Transaction Case ID #54628364534OKER between ... as the Seller and ... as the Buyer.
  Please follow our instructions to complete the transaction safely.
 
Vehicle Purchase Protection Overview:Email reference id: [#6ddb8154e4ec4d30aab0935f5182a046#]
Please don't remove this number. eBay may ask you for this number, if you should need assistance.
Please confirm in 1 day (24 hours) your proof payment by replying at this email with the attachments, the back of each voucher with the 10 digit PIN and the receipts!

Member To Member Support question

Sep 2, 2015 5:51:16 PM PT

Is this legit?

I think this was a popular planter but I cannot find another one.

Is this a McCoy? possible age?

Thank you for any help.

 

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

 

This fused glass plate is 8.5" in diameter. The letters Syd. are etched on the bottom. Thanks for your help! : )

 

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Sep 2, 2015 2:08:52 PM PT

GLASSIES - Please Help ID Maker's Mark

Carafe?  Decanter?  Something else?  Measures about 10' high including stopper.  Any notion of age?

 

Thanks in advance for any assistance.  -kyal

 

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Sep 2, 2015 11:23:42 AM PT

Etched clear glass Bottle with Stopper

For all the Autumn lovers... September is finally here..summer is winding down &  fall is just around the corner! Cat Very Happy 

 

Come on in, kick up your feet & take a load off.  Chat about whatever`s on your mind. 

 

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My fav month..cause I`m a

 

 

 

 

 

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Cat Very Happy

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Sep 1, 2015 3:59:26 AM PT

SEPTEMBER is Here.. Let`s Dish!!

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Mmmm, here comes fall, the most beautiful time of the year in many parts of the US, with bright blue skies and sunny days.  Let's get energized by the cooler weather and the bigger demand for our beautiful items…..LIST, LIST, and LIST SOME MORE to keep the green flowing!

 

We have a pretty new Green Goddess to boost our sales:

 

ggg

 

 

Magic listing dust to sprinkle generously on our listings:

 

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And our handsome George on his way out of my place :-D

 

 

 

The Gotta Make Money Support Group is here to help and support each other in Making Money, so here are some suggestions to keep the money flowing. We've culled these from years of experience and hope you'll be helped by them!

 

1) LIST IN A VARIETY OF FORMATS - Try some regular auctions, auctions with Buy it Now, Fixed Price, and Fixed Price with Best Offer. Not only will you get a better idea what works for YOU, but you'll offer buyers a variety of buying options.

 

2) OPTIMIZE YOUR LISTINGS – By using the free Terapeak Keyword app (find it in the Applications tab), practice how to take better photos, change the keywords on your listing titles regularly, change the opening blurb in your store header every now and then, and experiment with price changes UP as well as DOWN!  Run Sales on a regular basis with the Markdown Manager and also learn how to set up Promotions on your Store listings for better visibility.

 

3) DON'T LET YOUR UNSOLD LISTINGS LAY AROUND - Check your My eBay page and click on Unsold...get those relisted ASAP!  You've already done all the work, so be sure they're viewable by buyers!

 

4) OPEN A STORE - If you are wondering whether you are better off with a BASIC store or a PREMIUM store, figure that if you have over 250 store items, Premium is a better buy....under 250, Basic is....this is at least a rule of thumb to get you started.  Stores used to be great places to put items and keep them available year round, but with the fee changes, maybe not so much - sit down and figure it all out.

 

However, there are at least four really good reasons to have a store.... 1) listing fees are less if you have a store, 2) your items can be separated into categories making it much easier for buyers to shop, 3) you can run Promotions and Markdown Manager sales. They are two different ways to generate sales!, and 4) you can put your store in vacation mode when you need to get away for a bit.

 

5) DEAL WITH BIDDERS, BUYERS, AND ANNOYING INQUISITIVE POTENTIAL BIDDERS IN A PATIENT AND FRIENDLY WAY - Remember that it's worth money in your pocket and it's good business sense to show respect to all.   If you must, write up that snarky reply, get a laugh at it, then hit delete.

 

6) KEEP A POSITIVE ATTITUDE! This thread is all about MAKING MONEY, that's for sure, but we feel that being supportive of our Lister Sisters and Brothers helps ALL of us. Drop in and hang out! Venting is allowed, but take it easy on the drama, negative vibes and controversial, off-topic issues such as politics and religion.

 

Join in, we don't bite!

 

 

 

Fashion discussion

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Good morning Smiley Happy 

New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

Besides potentially offensive, they are vintage screw backs  , from a large lot of vetted antique/vintage jewelry, there is zero doubt these are not contemporary... The necklaces are very ornate, my camera can't pick up all of the stones, very detailed and well made, but sadly unmarked which has limited my search... so maker? and an appropriate description?...Regards V76IMG_4664.JPGIMG_4660.JPG

Antique & Vintage Jewelry by Design

Aug 31, 2015 2:29:58 PM PT

what would these be classified as?...

Just a little humor to help you through your Monday morning!

 

 

So this is what eBay uses in disputes eh? 

 

 

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Shipping & Returns discussion

Aug 31, 2015 7:30:55 AM PT

USPS has a time machine!!

Hi all,

I've had this for a long time - I just found it again when I got a call asking me if I was abandoning a storage unit I had last visted/paid rent on over a year ago! (the owner is a friend & she also forgot about it - I had 4-5 units there at 1 time - so she didn't realize I still had a unit after emptying the others!)

 

This is a 6ft handmade (it has 2x2 wood boards for legs) mannequin that looks like the soldiers that stand in front of Buckingham palace. 

I'm wondering about it's age - the hands are damaged, but I'm hoping the way they were made may help someone be able to tell it's age?

 

I'm also wondering if the buttons on the uniform are real? I noticed them when I got him home & that they look real. I know that real military uniform buttons are valuable, so I have fingers crossed that these might be the real deal!

 

Any help with this guy would be greatly appreciated; if I sell him I guess it would definitely have to be 'Local Pick Up Only' because I think he'd be too fragile to ship Fed Ex?

Thanks

 

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Collectibles & Art discussion

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Is there such a thing as blue milk glass?

 

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What era might this have been from?  Is it in the Art Deco style?

 

Thanks so much!

Carol

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Sep 1, 2015 7:22:55 AM PT

Need help with two bracelets please....

I bought this off a friend who found it in a storage unit It was with a DuPont lighter from Paris France which gives me hope it real.

It is "with compliments" from the minister of the goverment of Indonesia  intended for the Director General Ministry of Industry and Mining Imperial Goverment of Iran"

 

I don't know what came in it, but it's engraved nicely. It is wood lined, and it also has a hallmark with UD 800 DELUXE inside a flame or flower.

 

Can anyone tell me what I have? Is it silver? WHat is the hallmark? Anything else of interest?

 

I greatly appreciate wny help with this - it's one of the coolest things I've found in a while!

 

PS - I photographed the engraving on the bottom with & without flash so it can be read better.

 

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Collectibles & Art discussion

It is about 7" tall and the imprint on the bottom of one foot has rubbed off.  It was in a lot with a vintage wind up Chipettes toy I have listed.

 

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Selling discussion

Sep 1, 2015 9:50:17 PM PT

Does anyone recognize this doll?

Is this iridescent small glass stemmed Tiffany piece a sherbet , dessert? or called something else. It is 3 5/8" tall X 4 1/2" dia. at the top. It has nice etched engraving of grapes on a vine all around the inside so thinking a fruit bowl? also has a #1963 along with "L.C.T. Tiffany - Favirle".  Any help as always will be much appreciated. THANKS

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Antiques discussion

Hi, any help to ID this pretty cobalt blue cut glass jar. Its about 9" tall, 6 1/2" in diameter, and weighs about 5 lbs. Thanks!!!

 

 

 

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Aug 31, 2015 1:41:44 PM PT

Help ID cobalt blue cut glass jar

I think this predates moonglow.  It's similar, and has a pearlescent quality.  Is it an acrylic, or thermoset? I believe the back of the smaller pin has some celluloid.  The larger one is 3"x2"..  I think they date to the late 30s or 40s.  What do you think?

 

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Don't just sit there, post something!  Please keep the images smaller for faster loading, and as always no live auctions.

 

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Iris rhinestone four leaf clover.  It's an old one. 

 

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Followed by a big honkin' Israeli sterling piece.

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My 15 year-old jool theif and general inspector.  And they wonder why I can never get anything done!

Her Imperial Furry Majesty demands complete attention, or she'll steal your jools until she gets it.

 

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Sep 1, 2015 9:49:03 PM PT

Labor Day Special Wednesday Eye Candy!

Hand crafted I am sure, but no mark, the style and composition is very unique.A bit yellow to be copper, passed the magnet test, so no undesireables... Regards V76IMG_4667.JPGIMG_4665.JPG

Antique & Vintage Jewelry by Design

Aug 31, 2015 2:44:32 PM PT

anyone know this style?

Wimage.jpgHello I won an auction for this item 311429596608  And the seller sent me an invoice with a different amount of the original shipping of $34.96, changing it to $500 plus also charging an additional fee of $500, and he also opened an unpaid case, now I'm unable to pay nor leave negative feedback. I'm pretty sure he is violating a selling policy. What can I do in this case? 

He also relisted the item and it's active at this moment.

Please need some professional advise.

Thank you very much.

Payments question

Good afternoon, these do not separate, very attractive, appears to be brass. I think the stone in each end of set is a diamond, very faceted, and the metal work detail screams jewelry to me, but I still am not certain.  Regards V76IMG_4658.JPGIMG_4657.JPG

 

Antiques discussion

Aug 31, 2015 2:12:29 PM PT

cufflinks?

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Good morning. Just hanging around again.

 

Radine

New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

Sep 1, 2015 7:53:41 AM PT

New to eBay Tuesday Daily Chat Sept 1

Good afternoon, copper snuff, any suggestions as to what language I should be researching? Or,....quite possibly my sight has gotten worse over the summer, and what I'm seeing are decorative symbols? ( which is entirely possible..) V76IMG_4625.JPGIMG_4627.JPGIMG_4623.JPG

Collectibles & Art discussion

Aug 31, 2015 12:21:31 PM PT

Language on snuff bottle

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Hope everyone has a peachy day!

 

Radine

New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

Out of my element here, can anyone tell if this is real? 

 

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Fashion discussion

Sep 1, 2015 3:14:32 PM PT

Help With a Louis Vuitton Bag

I am questioning the Mottahedeh stamp mark on the bottom.

Is it normal for the stamp to be smeared as this one is?

Any idea of age?

The paper label reads Squirrel Nut Dish MHA and $365.00

There is a crack on the bottom but I'm just curious abot Mottahedeh

as I've never had a piece.

Also, is this majolica?

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

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Fashion discussion

I bought an object

The shipment details says "in transit"

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As it is an international shipment, we can follow the link of the second transporter that says "return to shipper" (carrier status : delivered, but delivered TO THE SHIPPER) (line 5 : return to shipper)

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And by phone this transporter confirm that this item was returned

 

BUT

When i opened a case, the ebay customer support says that the final decision is the item is delevered ????

 

SO

I want to make appeal of this mistake

And i do not understand that it is so difficult to have a normal transaction with ebay service...

Buying & Selling Basics discussion

Aug 31, 2015 2:50:30 AM PT

i want to make appeal - object not received

The earrings are marked, but the brooch is not. I have compared style and construction, a perfect set in my eyes, but are there unsigned Weiss if part of a set? V76IMG_4671.JPGIMG_4670.JPG

Antique & Vintage Jewelry by Design

Aug 31, 2015 2:59:26 PM PT

unsigned weiss?

I think this may be Tiffin but I've looked in all my books and although I think it just may be Spiral Optic, I can't find any pitchers shown in that pattern. What is this exactly? Thanks so much! 

 

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

A total lunar eclipse will take place on September 27-28, 2015. You’re not going to miss it, are you?

 

A total lunar eclipse following the so-called “supermoon” will occur on September 28 bringing the rare phenomenon of four consecutive total eclipses – known as a “tetrad” – to an end.

 

Early in the morning of September 28 the moon will venture very close by our planet and appear much brighter and bigger than usual. After that the “supermoon” will be completely eclipsed, since the Earth will stand directly between the moon and the sun. After about an hour and a half the celestial body will become visible again.

 

As a rule, total eclipses do not have a specific order of occurrence. However, when four total eclipses happen in a row in an approximately six month interval, it is called a lunar tetrad (from the Greek word for “four”). Astronomers have calculated that the number of such tetrads varies from century to century. The current century will have eight of them, which along with the 16th, ninth, and 26th centuries will be an absolute maximum. NASA says. The 20th Century yielded a relatively decent result of five tetrads.

 

The next lunar eclipse tetrad is scheduled for April 25, 2032.

 

http://main.slooh.com/event/supermoon-eclipse-september-28-2015/

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The Front Porch discussion

Sep 2, 2015 6:43:04 PM PT

LUNAR ECLIPSE

Hello, forgive me if I'm posting in the wrong forum.

 

I have a sterling mug/cup stamped with four marks. The last mark is possibly the date stamp but I cannot figure out the symbol/letter. My research shows the HA to be Harry Atkin/Atkin Bros, the Crown is Sheffield, the walking lion is England, but whatever the last symbol is eludes me. Help, please Smiley Happy

 

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Antiques discussion

I have this Beautiful Amber/greenish blown glass vase, with Black threads. She stands 8 1/2" tall, 3" top, 6" bottom. 

Thank you in advance. Appreciate the help. image.jpg

Collectibles & Art discussion

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Can anyone help identify this maker's mark? I've tested the earring bodies 3 times and get 10k gold or better. The glass has gold flakes in it which might be a hint at Italian? Thank you in advance for any input.

Mimi

Antique & Vintage Jewelry by Design

Sep 2, 2015 12:59:13 PM PT

Earring makers mark - need help identifying

Hi 

 

I purchase below selected item on 17th July 15, and till date it is not reach at my registred address, even my all kind of followup i did not get any support and solutions also.

 

Need the solutions asap.

 

 

Delivery package 1 of 1
 
Estimated delivery Monday, Aug 3, 2015 - Monday, Aug 24, 2015
+ Show shipping details
Fashion Mens Boarding Checks Cotton Shirts Short Sleeve Casual Shirt for Man

Item price $29.80
Quantity 1
Item number 251921361785
Shipping service Economy Int'l Shipping

 

 

Regards

 

Pankaj Kumar Gupta

 

 

 
 

Member To Member Support question

I Purchased this item (361119840194 ) from supplier called:ewwtnet , 

FREE SHIP for HTC Desire 816 Dual Sim Full LCD Screen w/ Digitizer+Tools ZVLS929

 

amount deducted from my credit card around 140 days until now 

and I contacting supplier to get my item cause I need it urgently

and all his reply was unprofessional and waist of time

I am really surprised how you allowing supplier with that behavior to deal through ebay 

I am really surprised from his reply extremely strange please check yourself  

 

Please check our correspond 

New message from: ewwtnet (111,035RedShooting Star)
Actually I am just a staff working in this company and I must follow the rules on my duty.

I really cannot help if your order was over 3 months. Thank you for understanding.

Have a nice day!!

Metal Wong
EC Trading Company

If you want more items, please go to our store via following link.
http://stores.ebay.com/easyworldwidetrading

 
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Your previous message

Sorry to tell you that your reply was provocative and unprovoked for me you are sending same text
that you sent before date 27 August 2015 ... you are copying and pasting same email
that really unbelievable and unprofessional at all you repeated your email seems that I did not discusse any thing with you before
Please find image from my purchasing history I bought this items almost 135 Days Now
and again you are asking me to rebid I will not bid cause I bought it directlly without biding
Please understand what I am writing to you or better to go to translation company to help you to comply properly with me
Kindly I need me Item asap

Find image for my purchasing history dated 18 April 2015 .... that amount already deducted from my credit card already

ewwtnet:

I am sorry I could not check it already if your order was over 3 months ago.

If in doubt, please notify us within 3 months, you may better bid this items again If you really want it. Thank you.

Your previous message

I did not bid and I will not bid again I bought that item last April 2015 exactly 18 April 2015
its extremely late more that expected so kindly send my item
I need exact date to receive my item, I can not wait more days
Why you are not sending ????

This money deduct from my account for more then 132 days now !!!!

please be fare to me this clear injustice I am facing now
you suppose to be a trusted supplier as I read
but what I am facing now not approving that

This my address as following

Name : Ahmed AL Gendi
Doha, Qatar
PO Box 31637

I will report ebay management about it soon if I did not get serious action
I attached image from my purchasing history from my ebay account
I need immediate action now

ewwtnet:

I am sorry I could not check it already if your order was over 3 months ago.

If in doubt, please notify us within 3 months, you may better bid this items again If you really want it. Thank you.

Your previous message

Really your answer disappointing me too much I am telling you that I paid for one item for almost 3 months now
Where is my item "HTC Desire 816 Dual Sim Full LCD Screen w/ Digitizer+Tools ZVLS929"

When you will send it .... why it takes all that time !!!!

ewwtnet:

I am sorry, have you purchased item from our store recently?

Thank you very much.

Your previous message

Dear Sirs,

Please be aware that I did not receive my item until today almost 3 months based still i did not get any update even from you

It's not acceptable to deal in that way

Kindly send my items asap

Member To Member Support question

Sep 1, 2015 11:47:47 AM PT

big delay

In response to mecheng:

You clearly work for ebay – only people who work for the company can seem to see my listings. Four independent people have searched for my stuff, on various browsers on different computers and in two different countries (Canada & US) and no one can see anything. I did NOT list for 3 days – I ended the listings early in the hopes it was a glitch that could be fixed by re-listing. Didn't work. I even tried listing an item a second time by 'rebuilding' it from scratch instead of just hitting relist - still cannot be seen.

 

 

 

I had 3 items listed for 3 days and I knew something was wrong, based on the number of views and the number of watchers.  No one could see the listings, I couldn't search for them by keywords and if I did a search by seller using my seller name SKIPPY527, it came back as my having 0 items for sale instead of the 3 that I had up.  HOURS on the phone with ebay, and all I got from them were assertions that they could see the listings, that it must be my cache and cookies, or that my browser was the wrong one. In desperation I emailed two of my US customers (I'm in Canada) and asked them to search for me by seller name  - they did, and came back with the same finding i.e. that I had no items listed, when in fact, I had three.  I can't any get help from ebay support despite a bit of ranting and yelling.  I just ended the listings and tried relisting to no avail, same problem, they still don't show up.  I'm in good standing, have paid my ebay bills - help, I'm desperate!  Does anyone know what's going on here?

 

 

 

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You had three listings that all ended today. Two of those have been relisted and are current:

 

http://www.ebay.com/sch/skippy527/m.html?_nkw=&_armrs=1&_from=&_ipg=

 

Not sure what the problem was, other than using the 3-day listing... which eBay discourages by charging a $1 non-refundable "special duration" fee.

 

 

Member To Member Support question

I have been trying to link my paypal account to this account but encounter a problem. Just to make it clear I go to my eBay and then to account and then proceed to click  Link My PayPal Account. However, when I do so it takes me to this page to create an account. 
Here is a screenshot.

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This has been going on for a couple of days now and it's very annoying. If anyone could help me out, that would be greatly appreciated.

My Account question

Hello i found these at an estate sale, they are very heavy and weighted as you can see the black sand/tar substance underneath one of them; i am clueless about these and was hoping someone might be able to give me an idea of their age, they are marked with numbers 2684 and capital L on the inside of the top where the candle sits; i would appreciate any help it looks like silverplate over copper? They are 11 1/2 " tall and 5" across bottom. Oh boy, i need some help...........thanks in advance, marytole sconces tennis shorts 045.JPGtole sconces tennis shorts 039.JPG

Collectibles & Art discussion

Dear Sir,

 

I did not receive item for almost 140 Days and I am contacting supplier but its unbeneficial 

And supplier reply was unprofessional at all

Please help me in that , I need direct contact with eBay management to help me even email address

Kindly find our correspondences as below

 

eBay



Starting an eBay Business question

Canvas measures 26" X 15.75".  I have tried to photo the signature but my little Coolpix isn't very good with close-ups.

 

Came from a lot that also included several sketches by a Mary Schaefer but this is not her work (I'm pretty sure).  My guess is a local (southern Ohio/northeastern Kentucky) amateur artist but with an indecipherable signature (to me), I just don't know.  

 

Any information at all will be much appreciated!  -kyal

 

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Collectibles & Art discussion

Need help reading this this name. First name is Mark, cant read the last name and 2002. Stands 10 3/4" tall.

 

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

I love this dress, untagged, modeled on Francie but probably made for Barbie.  I think its the same material used for the 1971 TNT swimsuit, but I can't find this dress style or this material dress in my books or online.  Can anyone ID it or date it for me?  Thanks in advance!  

Dolls discussion

Hi, Hope someone can tell me about these baskets. I believe they are very old. The larger  one measures about 12" in diameter and the smaller one measures about 7 1/2" in diameter. Are they American Indian? If so what tribe and if not what is their origin? Are they made of pine needles? Thanks so much for any help you can give. Kay

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Collectibles & Art discussion

Sep 2, 2015 2:53:57 PM PT

ID Old Baskets--Pine Needle / Straw?

I want a refund for this purchase.  The seller is saying I wont receive until the end of October.  I ordered at the end of August.  I needed the book on Monday.  

 

Thank you,

Heather

 

A Work in Progress: A Memoir by Connor Franta, Paperback (New)
Item no: 321747636689
Sale date: 08/25/15 20:46
Quantity: 1
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Member To Member Support question

Sep 1, 2015 6:23:16 PM PT

Want a refund.

This item sells for $59.99. It sold to Japan.

 

But...I only got $55?? What the hell is up with that? In 10yrs on eBay and selling to many foriegn countries...this is a first.

 

http://www.ebay.com/itm/262025826271?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649

 

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Selling question

Dear Sir,

I did not receive item for almost 140 Days and I am contacting supplier but its useless

And supplier reply was unprofessional at all Please help me in that ,

I need direct contact with eBay management to help me even email address

I am suffering from that supplier and he really wasted my time all his replays unprofessional I need my item asap

I DO NOT KNOW HOW YOU LET SUPPLIER WITH THAT LEVEL TO DO BUSINESS IN E BAY

WITH MY EXPERIENCE WITH THIS SUPPLIER, EBAY WILL LOST THEIR GLORY AND THEIR GOOD NAME IN MARKET

IF THEY YOU WILL CONTINUE DO ING BUSINESS WITH UNPROFESSIONAL SUPPLIERS

Kindly find our correspondences as below when you read you will understand how I suffered much 

 

eBay
New message from: ewwtnet (111,062RedShooting Star)
I suggest you to claim a refund through Paypal. Thank you.

Have a nice day!!

Metal Wong
EC Trading Company

If you want more items, please go to our store via following link.
http://stores.ebay.com/easyworldwidetrading

 
Reply
 
View Item
 

Your previous message

What do you mean stuff working on the company if you can not help forward my emails to somebody who can solve my problem I need me item

ewwtnet:

Actually I am just a staff working in this company and I must follow the rules on my duty.

I really cannot help if your order was over 3 months. Thank you for understanding.

Your previous message

Sorry to tell you that your reply was provocative and unprovoked for me you are sending same text
that you sent before date 27 August 2015 ... you are copying and pasting same email
that really unbelievable and unprofessional at all you repeated your email seems that I did not discusse any thing with you before
Please find image from my purchasing history I bought this items almost 135 Days Now
and again you are asking me to rebid I will not bid cause I bought it directlly without biding
Please understand what I am writing to you or better to go to translation company to help you to comply properly with me
Kindly I need me Item asap

Find image for my purchasing history dated 18 April 2015 .... that amount already deducted from my credit card already

ewwtnet:

I am sorry I could not check it already if your order was over 3 months ago.

If in doubt, please notify us within 3 months, you may better bid this items again If you really want it. Thank you.

Your previous message

I did not bid and I will not bid again I bought that item last April 2015 exactly 18 April 2015
its extremely late more that expected so kindly send my item
I need exact date to receive my item, I can not wait more days
Why you are not sending ????

This money deduct from my account for more then 132 days now !!!!

please be fare to me this clear injustice I am facing now
you suppose to be a trusted supplier as I read
but what I am facing now not approving that

This my address as following

Name : Ahmed AL Gendi
Doha, Qatar
PO Box 31637

I will report ebay management about it soon if I did not get serious action
I attached image from my purchasing history from my ebay account
I need immediate action now

ewwtnet:

I am sorry I could not check it already if your order was over 3 months ago.

If in doubt, please notify us within 3 months, you may better bid this items again If you really want it. Thank you.

Your previous message

Really your answer disappointing me too much I am telling you that I paid for one item for almost 3 months now
Where is my item "HTC Desire 816 Dual Sim Full LCD Screen w/ Digitizer+Tools ZVLS929"

When you will send it .... why it takes all that time !!!!

ewwtnet:

I am sorry, have you purchased item from our store recently?

Thank you very much.

Your previous message

Dear Sirs,

Please be aware that I did not receive my item until today almost 3 months based still i did not get any update even from you

It's not acceptable to deal in that way

Kindly send my items asap

Shipping & Returns discussion

Hi All,

do you think this necklace could be old mediterranean coral, the beads are very heavy and cold, the necklace weighs 127 grams. The stringing and fastening is new but the bead caps are old worn silver.

I'm supposed to see a gemologist to get it valued but it costs heaps, so I thought I'd ask for your feedback first.

thanks Marie

 

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Sep 2, 2015 10:28:23 PM PT

mediterranean coral

Hello,

  I am Malitha Dilshan. I am using ebay since a long time. But i cannoth undestand what is happening here. 

There was a tabler for AUD 32 and i have paid for it. And i recieved the comfirmation email and after one day i have recieved the shipped email. 

But after 5 days i have recieved that, you have a full refund. So is the item has cancelled or why they have tell me that item has shipped?

This is not the first time it happened to me. I lost 4 deals like this. 3 tablets and a projector.

Please Help.

 

Thank you,

Smiley Indifferent

 

Here is the shipping email:

 

 

 

SHIPPED: 9 inch Android 4.4 Tablet PC Quad Core 8GB Wi-Fi Dual Camera +Keyboard Bundle

 

✓ Shipping info received
In transit
Delivered
Last scanned dateN/A
Package location 
Shipping statusShipping info received
Shipping carrierChina Post
Tracking number RI590983751CN
Delivery message N/A
See Full tracking history
9 inch Android 4.4 Tablet PC Quad Core 8GB Wi-Fi Dual Camera +Keyboard Bundle
9 inch Android 4.4 Tablet PC Quad Core 8GB Wi-Fi Dual Camera +Keyboard Bundle
Item priceAUD 32.22
Quantity1
Item number231665560148
Shipping serviceAusPost Express Courier International

Member To Member Support question

We sold an item and received a neutral feedback.  We contacted the buyer who agreed to change the neutral to a positive.  Several months have passed and although we requested the feedback be changed, nothing has happened.  Here is the content.  Does anyone know how to effect the change?  We have been unable to effect the change no matter what we do.  Thanks.

 

Neutral feedback ratingdoes not work on my skin,feels good thouBuyer:During past 6 monthsFeedback conversation
 
  • Follow-up by bthomas9851 (Jun-13-15 00:25):
    i would like to rescind my neutral comment. this is a good item
 Coconut Oil For The Skin And Hair - 7 fl. oz. - You'll Love It...Puritan's Pride (#371254343727)

Member To Member Support question

Hoping if someone can tell me if this is real.

 

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Cute and Frugal Handbags and Fashion

Sep 1, 2015 4:37:23 PM PT

LV Bag Help

I need to make a gramatical change to the title of a listing, (XPS 18, instead of xps 18.4") but I am not allowed to do so. It is fixed price offer and I have 1 bid which I counter offered. What can I do?

 

http://www.ebay.com/itm/181851002369?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649

 

Help says right here that I should be allowed to edit the title:

 

Fixed price listings

You can't change a fixed price listing to an auction-style listing. Two hours after submitting a fixed price listing, you can't change the duration.

Have any purchases been made from the listing?

 

Yes
 
 
No
 
 
What you can change:
  • Edit the title

 

 

Member To Member Support question

Aug 31, 2015 7:31:22 AM PT

Revise listing

I haven't been able to find anything similiar to make me feel confident it is Asian. Tried google images, current and completed listings. Would this be considered famille rose? Out of my league here. Appreciate any help with age, keywords, etc. 8" tall.

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

hallo i buy this item:  for 20usd. but this guy cancel his auction and send me money back, but i dont want money i want radio, and seleer dosent respond my mesage. whot can i do?

 

thanks for help and sory for my english Smiley Happy milhauzz

Car DVD GPS Navigation Radio Stereo MP3 iPod Bluetooth 2DIN 6.2 HD TFT Player
 
Buyer: milhauz
 
Sale date: 08/28/15 02:58

Member To Member Support question

Aug 31, 2015 5:39:42 PM PT

seller cancel the offer

Hi,

 

I got an email invation from ebay.....SELL 3 ITEMS for FREE.

 

1. List three items by August 22   2. Enjoy zero listing fees   3. Pay no eBay fees when your items sell

 



Please note: Invited sellers must activate the promotion by selecting “Activate offer” in the invitation email or on the Promotion landing page. Items listed prior to a seller activating the Promotion will not be eligible for the Promotional Rate.

Promotion
*Free insertion fee, final value fee, and subtitle listing upgrade for three listings during the Promotion in the auction-style, auction-style with the Buy It Now feature added, or fixed price format. Additional optional feature fees,including a listing upgrade fee for 1- or 3-day auction-style listing durations, selling limits, and final value fees for successful sales apply. No guarantee is made that any item will sell at a particular price, or at all.Reference Code: 2546. See Terms & Conditions for full details. Learn more about seller fees by viewing our everyday rate plan.

 

I have activated the offer using the link in the email and accepted.  I listed 3 items up for sale by August 22. Now one item is sold $69. eBay sent me an invoice to pay Final Value fee $6.90.

 

Why is that? eBay customer service is definitely terrible. Please help.

 

Thanks.

 

 

 

  

Member To Member Support question

Here's a really cool set, I've searched every book I have and online too.  Any clues on maker/pattern name?eapg 001.JPGeapg 001.JPG

Collectibles & Art discussion

Sep 1, 2015 2:09:38 PM PT

help with EAPG Creamer & sugar

Tracking #:

LK588480696CN

Carrier:

China Post

Status:

ACCEPTEDIN TRANSITDELIVERED

Undeliverable as Addressed

Sep-01-15, 10:57 AM, ALPHARETTA, GA 30005

Out for Delivery

Aug-31-15, 09:29 AM, MARIETTA, GA 30008

Sorting Complete

Aug-31-15, 09:19 AM, MARIETTA, GA 30008

Arrived at Unit

Aug-31-15, 06:18 AM, ALPHARETTA, GA 30005

Departed USPS Destination Facility

HERE IS  MY TRACKING

WHEN I CHECKED MY ADDRESS ON GOOGLE IT SHOWED UP.

IS THE SELLER'S FAULT

Member To Member Support question

Thought this might be Heidi Schoop but can't find anything similar.  Probably CA pottery from 40-50's.  Anyone recognize her? No marks on bottom.  Thanks!008.JPG005.JPG

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

This person just won my iphone auction, and after some research, it seems the buyer is a hacker. What can I do? Don't want to send my iphone if I'll end up getting scammed. 

 

Gently used Apple iPhone 5 - 16GB - White & Silver (Veriz...(221862994166)

100.0%
giorgi alverdashvili
 
Available Quantity: 1
Shipping cost: See description
 
 
Buyer Zip: 19726-9000
Tracking number: [Add]
Watch Count: 3
 
 

Member To Member Support question

Aug 31, 2015 7:35:11 PM PT

Bad seller?

Hi, this candlestick is about 10 inches tall, 2 inches across the top, and 4 3/8 inches across the base.  Does anyone happen to recognize the maker or pattern?  Would you say that this is elegant glassware era?

 

Thanks!

 

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Good evening, yet another set of treasures from the newly acquired... yep, the dice earrings actually open up and they are real, really tiny dice..a maker of such whimsy would be a great help in listing, otherwise I have to list under generic, and these are anything but, a time frame would help as well, Regards V76IMG_4674.JPGIMG_4675.JPGIMG_4673.JPG

Antique & Vintage Jewelry by Design

Sep 2, 2015 3:29:01 PM PT

maker of whimsical screw backs

For the last 2 or 3 years when I am  using my eBay account and searching, etc I would be sent to an Asian eBay site.  I have NEVER gotten ANY help from eBay Customer Service.  They either do not know, or say someone will contact me which never happens, or say it is my computer (As this has NEVER happened on any other site, just on eBay, can not be me).  For the last week or two it happens EVERY day.  Anyone out there has or had this problem?  What can be done?  My only clue is that a few years ago I went to many of the non-US eBays looking for bargains in Militaria but if that did it why only Asian Market defaulting to my sereaches from current My Ebay page?  Any help appreciated:  Here is what I got a few minutes ago: 

 

 

Bidding & Buying question

Aug 31, 2015 8:24:30 AM PT

Directed to Japanese or Chinese eBay

A couple of weeks ago I listed some things and was able to set automatic parameters for the Best Offer option. My recent listings have not offered me the option to set limits. Is that no longer available? I've used Firefox and Safari and it doesn't show in either one, so I don't believe it to be a browser issue.

 

This is what I see when I list:

 

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Technical Issues discussion

Sep 2, 2015 6:25:43 AM PT

Can't set Best Offer parameters

Dear Sir,

 

                 I purchase a item (Men's Saucony GRID PROFILE BLUE & BLACK w WHITE Running Shoe athletic size 9). I will pay total amount. But i did not receive. And purchase history/(ebay),purchse history (Pay                    Pal),Tracking and shown below history.

 

                    

     (Pay Pal History)             

yPal Express Checkout Payment Sent (Unique Transaction ID 2NJ72158FV7616809)


 

 
Shopping Cart Contents
 

Qty Item Options Price
1Men's Saucony GRID PROFILE BLUE & BLACK w WHITE Running Shoe athletic size 9
Item Number  381196048664
 $34.95 USD
Amount $34.95 USD

 
Item Total: $34.95 USD
VAT:  
Postage: $20.00 USD
Seller discount or charges: $0.00 USD

 
Total amount: -$54.95 USD
Fee amount: $0.00 USD
Net amount: -$54.95 USD
Date: 23-Mar-2015
Time: 12:29:06 GMT+05:30
Status: Completed

 
Insurance: $0.00 USD
Status: Completed  

 
Delivery Address: sunil kumar
RZ-723/c palam village,puran nagar
old mehroli road stree no. 2
delhi, DL 
110045
India

 
 
Payment To: OldElPasoBootStore    (The recipient of this payment is Verified)
Seller's ID: trumpetplayer777
Seller's Email: ramstroop@gmail.com

 
Funding type: Credit Card
Funding source: $54.95 USD - Discover Credit Card XXXX-XXXXXX-2208

This credit card transaction will appear on your invoice as "PAYPAL *DISCOUNTSHO".
 

 
Tracking Number: LK185899514US Help
Carrier: USPS
Order Status: Sent (23-Mar-2015)

 
 Date  Type  Status  Details  Amount  Date  Type  Status  Details  Amount
Original Transaction
 23-Mar-2015Payment to OldElPasoBootStore Completed ...-$54.95 USD 
 
Related Transaction
 23-Mar-2015Charge from Credit Card CompletedYour funds transfer from your credit card to your PayPal account is complete.
Your funds transfer from your credit card to your PayPal account is complete.
 Details$54.95 USD 
 

 
Description: Shopping Cart

 
Having problems with this transaction? Please talk directly to the seller and try to resolve the issue with them.

You can still report the problem in the Resolution Centre within 180 days.

 

ORDER DATE
Mar 21, 2015
ORDER TOTAL
US $34.95
+ US $18.80
shipping
 
(Ebay Purchase history)
1 item sold bytrumpetplayer777
Men's Saucony GRID PROFILE BLUE & BLACK w WHITE Running Shoe athletic size 9
 
Men's Saucony GRID PROFILE BLUE & BLACK w WHITE Running Shoe athletic size 9
( 381196048664 )
 
ITEM PRICE:
US $34.95

 

(Pay Pal Tracking history)

USPS Tracking®
 
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Have questions? We're here to help.

 
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Sign up for My USPS.

 
Only applicable to visual users.
 
Tracking Number: LK185899514US
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Product & Tracking Information
Postal Product:
  • First-Class Package International Service
Features:
  • International Letter
 
DATE & TIME
STATUS OF ITEM
LOCATION

March 29, 2015 , 8:18 am

Arrived at USPS Facility

 

CHICAGO, IL 60701 

 

Your item arrived at our USPS facility in CHICAGO, IL 60701 on March 29, 2015 at 8:18 am. The item is currently in transit to the destination.

March 29, 2015 , 8:17 am

Arrived at USPS Facility

CHICAGO, IL 60666 

March 25, 2015 , 9:38 pm

Departed USPS Facility

EL PASO, TX 79910 

March 25, 2015 , 8:40 pm

Arrived at USPS Origin Facility

EL PASO, TX 79910 

March 25, 2015 , 9:42 am

Acceptance

EL PASO, TX 79936 

March 23, 2015

Pre-Shipment Info Sent to USPS

 

March 23, 2015 , 3:59 pm

Shipping Label Created

EL PASO, TX 79936 

 

Member To Member Support question

Hi was wondering if anyone knew the title and maker of this toy? I have no idea!! Thanks all for your help with this!!

Toys & Hobbies discussion

Help with possible maker and age.  

I found one other, currently listed as "unknown" in  amethyst, hobnail and Fenton? 

I have more photos if needed.

Thank you for any suggestionsIMG_1127.JPGIMG_1133.JPG

Depression/40s-50s-60s Glass

Aug 31, 2015 10:33:13 AM PT

Thumbprint Vaseline Punch Bowl Set

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Asian

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Jewelry & Gemstones discussion

I recently acquired this center bowl done in reverse glass with enamel floral design.  I was thinking maybe Westmoreland glass from the 1920s/30s. It measures approximately 12.5" in diameter and approximately 2.5" in height with no makers mark to be found.  I would appreciate any help on manufacturer and possible pattern name if there was one.  Thanks.

 

 

 

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

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Selling question

Sep 1, 2015 7:08:55 AM PT

Please help me identify this piece?

hi

I send tis message to paypal:

 

ok
charge back-tis ok
I los -tis OK
But YOU giv from me 2x sum to gnarge back-20 USD
tis is for wat?-
FOR You to me Protection as a seller?????
T is take- BUT You and Ebay -separate companies???
I tell e-bay tom Your illegal mettod -stealing money

regards

 

 

          

 

 

Transaction Details 
 

Chargeback Settlement (Unique Transaction ID # 7CF52277SM918604U)
See related 47D73145UX9003254
 
 Date  Type  Status  Details  Gross  Fee  Net  Date  Type  Status  Details  Gross  Fee  Net
Original Transaction
 Jul 29, 2015Payment From Siamak Kia Completed Details$10.50 USD -$0.85 USD $9.65 USD 
 
Related Transactions
 Aug 14, 2015The funds that were placed on temporary hold are now available for use Removed Details-$10.50 USD $0.85 USD -$9.65 USD 
 Sep 1, 2015Update to Reversal Canceled Details$9.65 USD $0.00 USD $9.65 USD 
 Sep 1, 2015Chargeback Settlement Completed ...-$10.50 USD -$20.00 USD -$30.50 USD 

 
Name: Chargeback Settlement 
Total amount: -$10.50 USD
Fee amount: -$20.00 USD
Net amount: -$30.50 USD

 
Date: Sep 1, 2015
Time: 04:37:21 PDT
Status: Completed

 
Subject: 
You have sent $10.50 USD to Chargeback Settlement with PayPal
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

Can YOu needed Change the paypal- with anoter company!!!!!!!!!

Tis is  illegal  giving from my account balance??

I  and before have charge back- but like

tis commissions for charging back-tis is  impossible

IF You not changing paypal wit anoter company -wit god practices

You loss me -leike Your client

Best regards

TOD

 

 

 

 

 

Member To Member Support question

Sep 1, 2015 1:36:57 PM PT

about PAYPAL

I shouldn't have taken her best offer of $73 on $170 listing.  She knew my Villeroy Switch 3 cruets had some crazing, but now says, "more than I thought" and "I cannot give you a good recommendation".  Is that her way of threatening a negative?  This is a really rare piece, so imagine my surprise when it showed up again, here on ebay, with the same damage (actually it looks like she has repaired it a bit, which is nice.)  So do I just reply, "Return for refund?"  It really makes me angry, but what else can I do?  How do I refund and avoid the defect? 

 

Thanks for any advice.

Selling discussion

I bought a laptop from this seller, which worked fine for some time. After a a few month the harddisk crashed, and it proved that it was not fit properly (without bracket, which would have given it is proper fit). It was literally bouncing against the walls of its container.

 

At first, the seller responded quickly on my e-mails and sent me a message that I could repair the laptop locally, and that he would refund the costs of the repair.

 

However, after the repair and sending the bill over to the seller, he refuses to transfer the money, and he also does not communicate anymore.

 

Bidding & Buying discussion

Aug 31, 2015 8:38:19 AM PT

seller

I am having sold items showing up relisted automatically.  Is anyone else getting this problem?  It scares me to think someone may "buy" an item I don't have because of this glitch.

Selling discussion

How can I get out of below standard? Ebay is not fair at all. They restrict me to 5 items and $100 max, and I don't think there is any miracle or magic to dig myself out of this hole for next month or so. I am at 6.60% with 20 defect over 303 items. The very sad things about this is that most of my defect came from low stars given to me with a positive feedback. 12 of them reported that buyer gave me a 3 or lower for the "item description" on the DSR option. All Feedbacks were positive and stated they were happy with the purchase but still gave me a 3 or lower for that category.

Next on I have 2 negative that were given to me. One was for a buyer who swapped my item out for their defective one. They gave me a negative for it. Another one was for a buyer who did not read the listing. A item was sold for parts not working without returns. It was highlight in the listing description. Buyer stated he bought it for parts to dig out for a part. But found out that the part he was digging for did not work. So he negative me. 

One of the neutral I deserve because one slot of the SATA port was not working, while the other neutral was pure wrong. Buyer bought item thinking he was getting more then what the pictures were present in the listing, and ding me with a neutral.

The rest of them were returns for INAD which were abuse. Only 1 out of those INAD return were reasonable. The other one were either that the buyers did not know how to operate the motherboards, or did not have the right items for it. Others were just remorse buys, and they did not want to shed money to ship it back.

So instead, ebay see that I am bad, and restricting my sales. Now how in the world do ebay even consider me getting out of the hole giving me only 5 items to sell and $100 to reach too? 

Selling discussion

Sep 1, 2015 10:10:00 AM PT

Below Standard Questions

I do not see where it lets you know what durations are included. 1 and 3 days charge a fee of $1.00.

My eBay message says this:

What is the Promotion?

Sellers who create a listing in the auction-style format or fixed price format, pursuant to the terms and conditions set forth herein (“Qualifying Listing”), will pay no insertion fee per item listed ("Promotion") for up to 500 listings during the Promotion Period (as defined below). All existing selling limits on your account (as well as category and item limits) still apply, and may prevent you from creating the maximum number of listings in this Promotion. The Promotion is in addition to the free listings per month as part of the everyday rate plan.

Auction-style listings created in 1-day and 3-day duration will not be charged an insertion fee, but will continue to be subject to the listing upgrade fee. The Promotion does not apply to final value fees or optional upgrade fees. Final value fees will be applied to the total amount of the sale, including the cost of the item, shipping, and any other fees a seller may charge—excluding any sales tax. Fees for optional listing upgrades (such as reserve price, Gallery Plus, listing in 2 categories, etc.) still apply. For listing in 2 categories, you will be charged at standard rates for the second category. Please note: Not all upgrades are available in all listing flows.

Selling discussion

what are all the abbreviations for this forum. i keep seeing people type "op" what does that stands for. At first i thought it was the persons initials but nope. Maybe it stands for opposite or opponet person. Urgh im cant figure it out. What other abbreviation. are there so me and others wont have to keep on guessing.

Selling discussion

Sep 1, 2015 12:08:39 PM PT

abbreviations talk

I brought a hair pin or whatever and when I buy it I thought it was going to be pink but turn out is another color so I left a feedback saying is not what's in the picture cause in the picture it really look like pink and the seller is just giving me attitude and was kind of trying to solve the problem and I told the seller I will change it or remove it but I don't know why it didn't remove then the seller is coming at me and saying I'm a lier and I cheat on them and so now and I do want to remove so the seller won't come at me like this.

My Account discussion

Aug 31, 2015 9:05:40 AM PT

feedback

I placed a bid on an item described as: "Brass Aladin indian Turkish Trinket Box with hinged lid Genie design", then learned from a friend that it's actually a Roman Catholic incense boat. If you look for incense boat on eBay you'll see many of them. I thought it was as described, I don't want a Catholic incense boat used for church rituals. Information I found said that the seller has to cancel a bid so I requested this twice, with no response. My maximum bid was $10. I called eBay and was told the same thing, ask the seller. The eBay rep agreed with me that the description was incorrect, and that the seller could actually get more the item by calling it an antique Catholic incense boat, which it is. They start at $50 and up. Just now, I found out that I can cancel the bid myself and did so. Problem is, eBay only gives you THREE reasons to choose from: "entered wrong amount", "description changed significantly after bidding", "unable to contact seller by email or phone". None of these are the actual reason: "incorrect description". Why the heck isn't "incorrect description" a choice? I don't have a history of retracting bids at all - will this hurt my eBay standing? I want the real reason for the retraction to show up somewhere!

Bidding & Buying discussion

Selling discussion

Sep 2, 2015 3:40:32 PM PT

Why is so slow lately please anyone?

Alright Seasoned Sellers -- How do you deal with an outright 'bad buyer'?

 

Here's the story last week this person bought something, paid for it, and sent me a message less than an hour later saying she just learned her grandaughter's shoe size wen up and the shoes she just bought won't fit her.  I cancelled the order and the shipping and I believe she has received her $20 refund from ebay.

 

Now just two days ago she bid and win a childrens winter vest from me. I saw the user id and cringed. But, alas I then wanted to reiterate to her -- or to whomever ended up winning it -- that before they paid I that they were clear this vest is not in "excellent condition" there are signs of wear/wash as I stated in the listing.  I sent her a message regading it;regarding this and I haven't heard back and she hasn't paid.  I have a feeling she is going to stiff me for payment.

 

That will make two times she's burned me.  How, if anyway, do you deal with people and situations like this?

 

Thank you, Deana

Selling discussion

Sep 2, 2015 3:53:40 AM PT

Repetitive Bad buyer

Hi everyone,

 

I'm very new to selling on ebay, so I'm hoping that one of you more experienced and knowledgeable sellers can help me out.  I don't have much experience with shipping so I'm just trying to figure it all out as I go along.

 

I have 2 large western cowboy hats I'd like to list, but have not done so because I can't figure out how to ship them.  My main problem is finding a large enough box for them that offers sufficient protection.  I'd also like to keep the shipping cost from being too high.  I prefer to ship USPS, so I first looked on their website, but didn't see any with large enough dimensions.

 

Here are the measurements of the actual hats:

 

14.75" x 13.5" x 5"

 

and 

 

15.25" x 13.75" x 6"

 

Of course, that doesn't include any space for packing / bracing materials.  I'd greatly appreciate and welcome any and all advice.

 

Thanks! Smiley Happy

 

Shipping & Returns discussion

Anyone else having trouble with a seller canceling all bids, then canceling the auction.... but only when there product is selling at a good (low) price?  I have contacted ebay 4 times and they have done nothing.  Can I cancell my bid, on the last day if I change my mind?

Bidding & Buying discussion

This is Dirty Rotten http://www.ebay.com/itm/221816104420, pleace give me back my moneySmiley Sad

Spoiler
 

Member To Member Support question

Sep 1, 2015 12:33:16 AM PT

Help!!!

How can I write an e-mail directly to Ebay CS but not to call?

Shipping & Returns discussion

If the shipping option drop down menu when using ebay labels shows a regional rate box A option, does that mean you can use it.  I thought the boxes were only for shipping to the same state. Thank you

Shipping & Returns discussion

Sep 1, 2015 3:17:29 PM PT

regional rate boxes

I got fake vera Bradley purse ,the seller doesn't answer my e mail .the description said real autentic purse but it wasn't I'm so upset.. Who can I talk now..what do I have to do..

Bidding & Buying discussion

Aug 31, 2015 9:28:48 PM PT

Fake itiem

  • Sold a Galaxy S5.
  • Stated no returns accepted.
  • Listed as "For Parts or Not Working"
  • Described item in perfect detail.
  • Packaged item well and took evidence.
  • -
  • Buyer received item.
  • 5 days later claimed it wouldn't even turn on and that nothing happened.
  • Wants to return it based under 'SNAD'.
  •  -
  • I ask eBay community what to do.
  • Eveyone suggests to just accept the bloody return or else worst case he opens a claim and eBay says keep the item and have your money back (BS). Everyone stated I'd probably lose the case even though I did completely the righ thing. (wt-f is point of saying no returns then if the buyer can just lie SNAD?)
  • Buyer makes me wait TWO MORE WEEKS to return the item.
  • Called eBay to ask them to close the case in my favor because the buyer isn't responding to ANY messages.
  • eBay says I have to wait 2 more days.
  • Buyer posts the item 2 days later just before the deadline.
  • Received the item back 1 week later EXACTLY AS DESCRIBED.
  • Record a video of myself opening the package, verifying the IMEI and popping a battery in to show that it is WORKING and 100% as described.
  •  -
  • I want to open a claim or an appeal or something to tell eBay that this guy LIED just so he could force a return under SNAD.
  • This guy wasted over 1 month of my time and lots of my money, and also my DSR dropped because of the case, he never once proved that the item didn't work at all when asked really nicely to. Stated he tested with multiple batteries (yeah sure).
  • Item was listed FPoNW, described perfectly, packaged perfectly etc.
  • Buyer simply lied about the working condition in order to send the item back (wt-f it was listed anyway as "For parts or NOT WORKING".

 

What can I do in this situation?

I haven't refunded the buyer yet as I intend to talk to eBay again directly about this matter. Why does this guy think that the rules of 'all transactions are final' doesn't apply to him?!?!

I want to send the item back again, have the return case closed and just leave it as that. He gets what he paid for, and what was 100% described.

Selling discussion

First I want to say EBAYS return policy SUCKS!!!  I sent buyer Tea Pot, Creamer & sugar, the handle of the Tea Pot arrived damaged she is now asking for a refund and ask me it she could keep the items.  Not sure how to handle this.

Shipping & Returns discussion

Does anyone really know how safe purchasing via Ebay is?

 

Background:

So far, I have 2 succesful refunds and 1 successful fraud money back. 

However, this is small money. Most transactions are under $500.

 

 

Currently, I am looking into purchasing an item with high dollar on Ebay, upper 40k.

How safe will my transaction will be?

 

How does it really work with the paypal payment?

for example: 

I won a bid of $40k item.

I paid via paypal 40k to seller

Seller promised to send me the item in 2 weeks.

Waited 2 weeks, and item not arrived yet..

filled claim.

 

During these process, does ebay hold the money that I sent to Seller via paypal?

What if I seller withdraw the money out  of his bank account and run away?

 

Will i still get my $40k back?

 

Anyone has clearer idea?

 

thks!

oozze

 

Bidding & Buying discussion

Sep 2, 2015 11:21:03 AM PT

How Safe is Purchasing via Ebay?

I sold an item from overseas, No tracking, No insurance.
bubble packed it and raped in plastic rap. Simple but effective.
And after I shipped it I realized that the buyer noted for extra packaging.
I apologized and told the buyer that didn't realize about the note and I couldn't do as requested.
Then the buyer replied that if the item is damaged he will report it tp ebay and get his money back..

If it dose get damaged what should I do?
And is it realy my fault? I do insurance with extra cost but the buyer didn't choose it.

Shipping & Returns discussion

Sep 2, 2015 12:07:17 PM PT

Whos responsible?

Alright, so I just had my first couple of auctions on Ebay for the first time ever. Two games in particular where marked as payed by a member of this site (I won't say his name as I'm not too sure if its against the rules or not, haha). However, once I checked out the person's feedback, everyone in the past month has said that the person doesn't pay and doesn't respond to their messages. If I had known this, I would have never even associated with the person. Unfortunately for me, I've already mailed the two packages to the person's address! So, my question for you all is if there is a way to recover those two packages so that I won't be giving away the two games for free. Thank you in advance for anyone who takes the time to answer!

Selling discussion

have a craigslist seller offering to creat a private listing to purchase an RV through EBay but that she needs my address to do so.  Is it even possible to create a private listing?  I'm sure it's a scam. But wanting to verify

 

thanks

Member To Member Support question

Sep 1, 2015 12:34:38 PM PT

Private listing

I have a valid US address. I am from Singapore and buy a lot from ebay.com site. On and off some sellers came to me says that my address is invalid. Some sellers cancel my transaction due to this issue because they claim that they are not protected as a seller on ebay. Did inform other sellers to manually write the address on the parcel and so far so good do receive the item but some do not wish to take risk.  Some sellers contacted ebay and being told to cancel the trasaction. The seller still honour the transaction but need me to rectify the issue with ebay. I need some feedbacks on this matter and hope ebay can assist as well.

Technical Issues discussion

Aug 31, 2015 1:32:20 AM PT

Invalid Address