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Buyer bought something after being a member for 1 day; 2nd time this has happened to me and hasn't paid yet.  I hate to say it, but I don't think they will as this is their address:  

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Does anyone know how someone can set up an account with this or does eBay verify addresses?  I saw this on someone else's discussion but no one answered it.   Thank you

Selling question

I have acquired this gorgeous Pickard piece. After some research I can identify the date range and the artist - John Nessy - but I sure don't know what it was made to be used for.


It is a 4" high covered pot and plate. The  pot has a molded hole in the center bottom. What could this be? Might there be a piece, or pieces missing?





The previous owner went a little crazy with the green felt pads!

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Jan 22, 2015 10:25:32 AM PT

Help, please identify this Pickard Piece

Could I impose once more asking your opinions please? Thank you so much in advance.


Is this Coach real? I asked for a whole picture of the creed, but so far I got no answer. No dimensions.





Fashion discussion

Jan 23, 2015 8:17:32 AM PT

Help needed from the Coach authenticators

Wow, these little child's plates have a lot going for them. They glow a nice yellow green & I tested them since these have so much sparkle! Does anyone have an idea on who made them? They are 4 1/2" in diameter and have a slight ribbing on the surface, maybe to keep the food on the plate? Anyway, I did check EAPG site stars, fine diamonds, tiny flowers etc...any help would be appreciated! Thanks very much!

AND ON A SIDE NOTE: What is it about EAPG and Flint glass that makes it so darn durable?

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Can anyone correctly identify this type of duck so that I can list it correctly?  Thanks so much.



Sporting Goods discussion

Jan 22, 2015 4:31:25 PM PT

Identify Type of Duck - Wood Decoy

I want to be sure this correct. I know the photos could be better but this was the best I could do so far. It is difficult to show the pattern in photos. Is this Libbey Rock Shape Iced Tea Artic Rose pattern? Thank you.  It stands 6.5" tall. Pattern has a flower and some leaves and stems. It does not have a gray cut in the pattern, as it is all clear.IMG_6864.JPGIMG_6886.JPGIMG_6867.JPG

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Jan 21, 2015 8:18:22 PM PT

Libbey ID Sought

Thank you for helping with what I think (?) is a P.T. Bavaria Tirschenreuth mark on a salt dish set (sadly, the master salt is chipped).  I haven't been able to find the same mark and determine when it was used (also searched the porcelainmarksandmore reference site and couldn't find it).


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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Jan 24, 2015 11:40:17 AM PT

Dating mark for P.T. Bavaria Tirschenreuth

Instead of paying $10.44, it would probably have been $100. Is this part of a FEDEX RIPOFF scheme or another EBAY TIC that they need to fix?  



Package details
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FedEx Priority Overnight$10.44

Shipping & Returns question

I am hoping someone might be able to dechiper the name of this Lithograph Line Drawing and artist. I suspect it is from the 1970's or 80's?


I am not sure what this form of drawing is actually called but I love the style.


Any help appreciated







Collectibles & Art discussion

Jan 23, 2015 3:20:57 PM PT

Help Identifying Lithograph Line Drawing

Outside taking pictures for eBay.  I heard a faint noise from behind and could feel the eyes of something unknown to me peering, perhaps plotting an attack...



Selling discussion

Jan 22, 2015 2:43:33 PM PT

I'm being stalked

No mail, and no notice was left.




Maybe 3:48 pm might mean that the carrier "ran out of time" for all of the day's remaining deliveries?

Selling discussion

Jan 22, 2015 2:49:12 AM PT

USPS Notice Left (Receptacle Blocked)

Gonna spend 2015 sewing patterns I have already bought!  No more new patterns, Yep, for sure, not gonna buy any more patterns till I sew the ones I got...yep....

How about you?  Please share!  I love sewing doll clothes!.....terri



Dolls discussion

Jan 22, 2015 8:53:11 AM PT

What are you sewing? Please share....



After bath time, we have a nice breakfast buffet going.....

New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

Hope someone can help Me. 

my rating has just come up as BELOW standered. I am concerned of having issues now with ebay - I am reading all these things- but to not understand why i got this rating...


I am assuming when so many orders come in and are sold- and so little people leave feedback, somehow that counts towards the ratings- and 


 also.. when someone emailed me an ask me to cancel a transaction i have done that with out issue- does that count against me in the long run too???




its showing 4.93% had defects....

but i dont think anyone contacted ebay-- i wasnt made aware of it- 

and when people contacted me about any issue with a problem of an item i fixed the problem -with them,


I am getting an orange flag icon gives you a heads up about something that could impact your seller performance standing, and you should work to improve your performance in that area.


any once- can you please tell me what i can do to fix this???


Also someone said at one time. there was an email with a LINK you could send your buyers.. to request feedback.,. is that still avaliable????



Please any helpful info would be  much appreciated =) 




Bidding & Buying question

Jan 22, 2015 4:00:04 PM PT

Feedback and seller ratings

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Delivered on Monday, Dec 15, 2014
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Item price$69.99
Item number140896691883
Shipping serviceUSPS Priority Mail Flat Rate Envelope
I have been trying to get this purchase resolved. I purchased a pair of Miss Me jeans and the size states 27, but they are not 27's. I iniated a request to return the item, but cannot tell what is being done.
How can I contact ebay customer support and actually interact with a human being via email or phone?

Shipping & Returns question


are these ok to sell on ebay? I see nothing in the restrictions about them? a practice artillery shell with no live fuse..

Selling discussion

Does anyone recognize this signature - or can guess what it says? I like the painting - in person it is very bright & colorful. I'd like to know who painted it.

Thanks, I appreciate any help.


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Collectibles & Art discussion



Good day to everyone!  Hope you are having a good one! :smileyhappy:

New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!



Item as describedStarStarStarStarStar76
Shipping timeStarStarStarStarStar81
Shipping and handling chargesStarStarStarStarStar82



I communicate with ALL my customers, very politely consistently. I can't get non-pays to communicate with me! And "item not as described"? Read my feedack. Shipping time? I ship within 2 biz days ALWAYS. And what makes the most frustrated....Shipping & handling charges. Unless it's international, I don't charge handling fees. and all items are FREE SHIPPING unless they weigh more than10 pounds then it's calculated to actal. 

I got an email from ebay Tuesday congratulating me for being so close to becomming a power seller...yay....the next day they recorded a return due to "Did not fit" as "not as described" and my Seller Dashboard went from near the top to just BELOW STANDARD!!!

I spent 2 days and almost 3 hours fighting it. The return reason was RIGHT THERE in black &  white yet it took 3 supervisors and an act of God to get it removed. That was yesterday. I was also told it would stay "below standard" until their system updates every Thursday. Ok....not happy but TODAY is Thursday. Did it change? Nope. I called again today....the 2 + hours yesterday meant nothing, the "manager" didn't do a thing she promised. Today I insisted they send me a verification email saying its removed. They did but now I have to see my Seller Dashboard" showing below standard for SEVEN MORE DAYS.

8 months ago I had a customer who asked if she could return an item and me pay return postage. I referred her to my return policy. She gave negative feeback and said the ALUMINUM CAN she purchased smelled like smoke. I received 2 neutrals for the same thing, smeled like smoke. Yet Eaby refused to remove the inaccurate feedback. That was 8 months ago & STILL makes me so darn mad! EVERY single listing I have ever had clearly states "**Items come from a smoke free home ~ however packing/shipping materials and occasional items may be donations from friends/family who do smoke** IN RED LETTERS. 

Would Ebay help me withThis DSR we have no control over, cannot know who (if anyone) is marking us badly is bad enough, being lied to and forced to look bad for EBAY'S MISTAKES is infuriating!


Selling discussion

On the light hearted side...


Went to the Flea Market yesterday...


Bought some items (not much, nothing red hot)...  Picked up a leaf style rhinestone necklace, didn't think a thing about it... Just ready to take pictures and took a good look at it...  And then, I started to wonder....  Then I proceeded to google....  Then I sent a text and pic to my son who had too much fun in his college days and asked him what he thought it was...  He texted back that I nearly caused him to destroy his phone when he spit his drink on it laughing at my naive stupidity....


So, what was it?  Posting a picture....


Oh yeah, plenty of similar for sale on here...


Maybe someone will get the munchies for my rhinestones.... LOL....

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Trying to understand the difference between the egg yolk necklaces, they actually amber? The reason I ask is because this old bangle reminds me of egg yolk although when referring to a bakelite color website, I am guessing it would be classified as butterscotch?





Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Jan 23, 2015 11:17:21 AM PT

Old bakelite question




Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

I found these in a bag of vintage jewelry I bought from a thrift store. I have not been able to find any info on what they were used for. They are much heavier than a stick or lapel pin and are very short so it doesn't seem like they would be hat pins-I know nothing really about hat pins except for they are usually taller than stick/lapel pins. They both have similar wear on the bottom so they definitely stuck in something! Any information or directions to point me in I would appreciate! Thank You! 


Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Jan 22, 2015 5:36:06 PM PT

Type of Pin? Solid, Heavy, Short!

I need HELP to Id this wood box. Does anyone know the country of origin.It is 12"l  X 5.5"w X 5"t. Any info will be helpful.

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Antiques discussion

Jan 22, 2015 5:52:18 PM PT


As a whole, what do you think of this?  Might it appeal to younger crowd --worn with sweat/T-shirts? Thanks for input!!

It's on copper 24" chain. It's an old naturally distressed faucet handle.





Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Jan 22, 2015 1:23:21 PM PT

Need some opinions!

Why are relistings excluded from all ebays new listing offers? Is there anyway to get something relisted?  This new exclusion pretty much puts me "OUT OF BUSINESS"   The newest free listing offers exclude relisting.   Is there anyway to get around this?    Thanks,  David





Applies to new listings only.

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New listings only—excludes relists.

Payments question

Jan 22, 2015 6:04:36 PM PT

why no free relisting in current offers

I have never seen a bottom finished like this vase. It is 7.75" high Opening diameter is 3.25".  Overall Green Glaze (mint colored)

Thanks and have a Great Weekend


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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Jan 23, 2015 9:45:35 AM PT

Pottery Vase Unmarked ID Help Please

Estate Earrings-Couldnt find any makers marks, Glass? Setting called crown bezel? Age? Any information or thoughts greatly appreciated. Thank you!


Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Picked this up today. The patent # indicates this was made after 1988. I am wondering if anyone has the The Napier Co. book and if this one is in it? It is a beautiful piece. Thanks, Lori

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Jan 23, 2015 6:06:05 PM PT

Napier necklace - Is it in the Napier Book?

Hey everyone

I like to believe I'm not crazy or stupid. I'm attaching 2 screenshots of an item I was watching for a few days and then happily became the highest bidder. Then, in the last 20 seconds, my bid is no longer the highest. All right, a little action! So, I go higher once, get outbid immediately. Ooook, this guy's fast.

I bid again and higher! Immediately outbid again! DARN! I lost the bidding war. Then, I look at the bidding history and am realizing, there is obviously a total flaw or error in this entire thing. This person had automatic bidding set up. 5 days, FIVE DAYS, before I ever made a bid and not once did their bid ever show up until the very end This is complete garbage and I tried clicking every "report member" and "contact us" to no avail, as is usual on eBay.

Take a look and please let me know how I can get in contact with someone about this and get the **bleep** product I obviously deserve as I didn't violate or manipulate any rules!

Thanks guys!



Bidding & Buying question

Jan 23, 2015 1:50:15 AM PT

Error with AutoBid

Does anyone recognize this piece as to pattern and maker? 


It stands 5" tall with a twisted applied handle and raised baseDSCN3887.JPG

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Can anyone tell me the pattern name of this beautiful Theodore Haviland Lalique art deco plate? I have done some research--this was designed in the 20's by Suzanne Lalique. Any info or suggestions would be greatly appreciated. TIA, gina003.JPG007.JPG

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Jan 23, 2015 5:34:42 PM PT

Haviland china expert needed please






Vintage discussion

Jan 24, 2015 1:57:47 PM PT


The pictures are really bad. Sorry

Toys & Hobbies discussion

Jan 24, 2015 11:34:59 AM PT

Here are 2 more Transformers that I can't id

This photograph was obtained years ago with a group of WWII-era military photos and autographs.  It is signed on the back, but I can't read the name of the signer.  Any help identifying the man in the picture would be appreciated.  Thanks.Military Pic 1.JPGMilitary Pic 1.JPG

Militaria Collectors

Jan 24, 2015 9:49:37 AM PT

Identify USAAF Pic

I need an ID on the (rose?) Pattern; T&V Limoges cream and sugar set.  Creamer is a shade over 5" high.  I am assiming that the gold trim (with loss) is original, but don't know.  Any assistance appreciated!





Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Jan 23, 2015 12:47:28 PM PT

T & V Limoges Rose Pattern ID Request

2015 Happy New Year!

Happy New Year, Coin Collectors!

(A Little Late)

U.S. Coin Collectors

Jan 24, 2015 12:23:52 PM PT

Happy New Year!

Any of my fellow ebayers know what the name of this Chinese signature or what the writting on the building says? Looks like the Great Wall of China oil on canvas maybe 1940s/60s?  Any help as always will be much appreciated. Thankschinaoil1.jpgchinaoil2.jpgchinaoil3.jpgchinaoil4.jpg


Antiques discussion

Jan 22, 2015 3:17:00 PM PT

Help with Chinese Oil Painting signature ?

2 MARKINGS FOUND~Small open circle stamped on the underside of one of the bow bottom ribbons, and then a raised worn signiture or some kind of makers mark (like an arrow or something?) that I can not make out located on one of the top sides of the hanging charm. I am not sure if the hanging charm is made with some kind of wood or plastic? I could not find any information relating to "Curve" ~ Road Sign? Trophy? This Brooch has me stumped!



Antique & Vintage Jewelry by Design

Jan 22, 2015 5:24:24 PM PT

ID Help Vintage Brooch please

Collectors love sunken treasure, and this three-coin collection is a virtual history of ships lost at sea over the last 400 years! The first coin is an 8 Reales Spanish colonial “Cob,” hand-struck over 390 years ago and recovered from the Tortugus shipwreck. This coin is among the first ever to be recovered from the deep ocean by a remotely operated vehicle. It’s struck in 93% silver between 1556 and 1622 (dates and mints vary), and grades Shipwreck Effect by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC). The second coin in the collection is an 1858 U.S. Half Dollar struck at the New Orleans Mint and recovered from the SS Republic, which went down in a hurricane shortly after the Civil War. It grades Shipwreck Effect by NGC.

The third coin is a new legal-tender British Silver 50 Pence struck by The Royal Mint using silver from the SS Gairsoppa, sunk by a German torpedo in World War II. It grades Mint State-69 (MS69) by NGC. Assembled by Odyssey Marine Exploration, your set comes in a custom wood case and includes special bonus items valued at over $385: a ceramic ink pot from the SS Republic, a copy of Lost Gold of the Republic, a National Geographic DVD, and a copy of the book: Bottles of the Deep. Secure your instant shipwreck collection now!

1556–2013 Odyssey Marine Limited Edition NGC Graded Shipwreck 3-Coin Collection

256826 | $1,895

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Coin Collector Lovers

I have this horn hors d'oeuvres set I inherited from my Grandmother. I don't have a clue what to call it or how to identify..ANy help would be appreciated.



Product Discussions discussion

Jan 22, 2015 2:24:48 PM PT

Help identifying animal horn



every time i try to contact ebay asking them to step in on a dispute i am having with another seller on ebay (i am the buyer) i get a message telling me that there is an "internal application error". 


There isnt an error number associated, I dont know if the message gets sent or not but i doubt it does because i contacted them more than 48 hours ago but no answer yet. And im sure ebay usualy reply quite fast.


Please tell me about a specific solution or not. I attached a picture for reference.


thanks guys


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Shipping & Returns question

I have had these a while and never tried to sell them since I had no idea how old they were and who made them. None are signed! I was wondering if anyone here could tell me anything about any of them? Thanks so much!


The largest one (round) is 2.5" diameter. I show 2 pictures of the back to help with poosible ID.





Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

I cannot make out the signature in this picture. It is either the boy's name or the artist's name. Is this a sketch? Drawn date is Nov. 1950. No marks on the back of the frame. Thanks!


The Artists' Gallery

Jan 21, 2015 10:00:10 PM PT

Another Signature Identification Help

Hello All! Can anyone tell what language the inset illustration on this Donald Duck tutti frutti litho is? Any assistance would be greatly appreciated! Thank you! David.



Collectibles & Art discussion

Jan 22, 2015 1:53:42 AM PT

european donald duck tutti frutti litho

How does this even make sense??? If the carrier does not upload the tracking after I have, Why am I penalized? Absolutely ridiculas. And how do you get 89.98% when EVERY percentage is higher. I print all labels off of Ebay and have a carrier pickup almost every day.
89.98%of your transactions had tracking uploaded within handling time and validated by carrier
Tracking uploaded within handling time and validated by carriertooltip
Adding tracking information lets you and your buyer check an item delivery status at any time. You should add the tracking number within your stated handling time in the Sold section of My eBay. We consider tracking "validated" when tracking updates from the carrier - USPS, UPS, FedEx, or DHL - show that the package is in transit or has been delivered.
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(377 out of 419 transactions)
(Top Rated Sellers must have at least 90.00%)
Tracking uploaded
This is the percentage of your transactions that had tracking info uploaded in My eBay.
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(412 out of 419 transactions)
Tracking uploaded within handling time
This is the percentage of your transactions that had tracking info uploaded in My eBay within your stated handling time.
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(405 out of 419 transactions)
Tracking uploaded and validated by carrier
The percentage of your transactions that had tracking info uploaded in My eBay and was then validated by the shipping carrier.
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(383 out of 419 transactions)

Shipping & Returns question

Jan 22, 2015 9:40:47 AM PT

Tracking percentages calculations are WRONG

I have just acquired two really nice capodimonte columns. They are roughly 38" tall. One is marked capodimonte Italy 1425 and comes apart into three pieces, and the other is marked Italy 1425 and is one solid piece. they are nearly identical in design. The colors differ some and some details like the type of trees. They feature really nice 3D reIief artwork. I am attaching some pictures. If anyone has any information about these columns i.e. maker and time period it would be greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance.




Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

anyone now what this sais.



Collectibles & Art discussion

Jan 22, 2015 3:20:05 PM PT

Please help me ID this signature on Sutsum

I have tried many combinations of names and could not figure it out. Also looked at many items trying to find something similar, but no luck. This is about as clear a pic as I can get of the signature.

Hope someone knows the artist of this pretty pin.


Antique & Vintage Jewelry by Design

Hello everyone!

This is another piece I have at home and cannot figure out the signature. This is a watercolor with an inscription on the bottom that explains how the artist came across this abbey in the French Alps thanks to their american friend (Mike Eichel? Fichel? Fichal?) and is then signed. Any idea on what the signature may say? This was painted in July of 1977

Thanks in advance as usual!







Collectibles & Art discussion

Jan 21, 2015 10:30:03 PM PT

Help ID signature on this 1977 watercolor

Hi,  I need help identiflying this little french bronze or spelter statue.  It measures about 4 3/4" tall.  Appears to be spelter but very heavy in the middle so maybe weighted.  It had a name plate on the bottom front platform but it has been removed.  It looks like a politician or comic character????  The back is stamped, "American Art Works Inc, Co----(the rest of the letters are unreadable) Ohio"  Thanks in advance.  Any help appreciated.

Thanks, Amy




Collectibles & Art discussion

This hasn't affected the functionality of TurboLister for me, but I wanted to mention it in case it is the beginnings of a bigger problem down the road.  This has been happening since late last year.  That is when I first noticed it, at least. 


When I check for TurboLister updates, the program notifies me that there are updates and shows the popup window that indicates which type of update is available and calculates the update's filesize.


Here is a screenshot I took a few minutes ago:




Note in the image above that the filesize of the Data Updates is estimated to be 112.75 Megabytes in size.   That is the glitch I'm seeing.


Each time I check for updates, the Data Updates estimated filesize grows, but the apparent size of the actual downloads stays the same.  The ACTUAL size of the download that resulted when I clicked "Install Now" from the screencap above was only approximately 190 kilobytes.  And each time I check for updates, the estimated Data Updates filesize grows larger.  When I checked last week, the estimated filesize was around 80 Megabytes, and around 50 Megabytes the time previous to that ... etc.


I beleive the glitch must reset when I install the latest version of TurboLister.    I remember one update during the holidays that was showing Data Updates in the 300 Megabyte range, yet the actual update size was again measured in hundreds of kilobytes instead.  The new version appears to have the same glitch, however, because the estimated filesize has continued to increase since I installed it.


I'm using a Windows 7 computer, with all service packs and updates, including the latest Internet Explorer and its updates.  I did see the forum post about disbling SSL 3.0, and I did that months ago.  If there are any other system specs that are needed, please let me know.

Tools & Apps discussion

Jan 22, 2015 5:03:00 PM PT

TurboLister update glitch?


Needle Arts & Vintage Textiles discussion

Jan 24, 2015 12:24:49 PM PT

Would this be considered drawn work?

Beautiful suspended nude (headless), with angel wings, Collar necklace.  The figure is about 3 1/2" long and stamped on the back legs. 

Does anyone recognize this artist signature, it is a stamped signature and numbered.  (Possibly a NYC / Brooklyn artist)

The image is just a representation of the actual piece and the stamp is the actual stamp.

Thank you!!ANGEL NECKLACE.jpg

Fine Jewelry, Gems & Precious Metals discussion

Does anyone recognize this Victoran-era beach pier? Probably New England. I thought it would be easy to ID, but so far I haven't had any luck. If it burned down, there might not be many photos of it in existence. My photo is dated 1899.

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Collectibles & Art discussion

Hi, does anyone recognize the signature on this pink glass perfume bottle?  Looks like the last name might be Gilly, Gully, Gilby or something like that, and the first name may begin with B?  Thanks for any help with this.pper1.JPG







Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Hi All. I guess this is where the Pottery & Glass Board migrated to. I have a 10.25" Hull plate in an unusual color, mocha with an ochre purple border that has white spots. It's signed 'hull' in lower case with Crooksville, Ohio in script on the back.


Is this the same line as the dark brown drip glaze plates from the 1960s? Is it an unusual enough color to have more value than those plates?







Collectibles & Art discussion

It looks vaguely familiar, but just cannot make it out.  Cannot get photo any clearer.


Also...why do I start out on the jewelry board when putting my question up on the Subject line. When I get to the text,  then it asks me to choose a board, but the jewelry board never comes up.  (Driving me crazy!!!)





Collectibles & Art discussion



The 2 pins came in a bag of Jewelry Items from a thrift store. I have not been able to figure out what they were used for~hat pins? The bottoms of each are worn off at the same depth so they were clearly inserted into something able to hold their weight. They are solid (not hollow) and are much heavier than any other lapel or stick pin I've had. 

Antique & Vintage Jewelry by Design

Hello, I picked these cute little shoes up at a yard sale. I know nothing about them. At 4 1/4 inches x 1 7/8 inches on the soles, and 2 1/2 inches high would these be baby or doll shoes? The 4 buttons have 2 holes to attach, not the 'ball' that I see on real old ones. Any idea on age? i think they are leather, but since I'm not sure should i tried to clean them with leather cleaner/ Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated. Mrs B..




Vintage Clothing & Accessories discussion

Jan 22, 2015 12:09:43 PM PT

Old Baby or Doll Shoes...can anyone help?

Looking for any info on this (crean pitcher ?)  It has on markings, it's 3" tall, has a 2 1/4" opening,the rows of dots and design on the handle are raised up. May be from Sweden.DSC06107.JPGDSC06108.JPGDSC06109.JPGDSC06117.JPG

Collectibles & Art discussion

Jan 24, 2015 8:05:43 AM PT

Cream Pitcher I.D.

Found this lovely inlaid bamboo picture of  The Last Supper.  Can anyone tell me how much it might be worth? Cant figure out the signiature even using the macro setting on my camera..Ebay 1718.jpgEbay 1718.jpg

Selling question

Jan 22, 2015 2:33:33 PM PT

Inlaid Bamboo Art



Can anyone help me Identify this Type china it is made in Japan with orange and yell decorations hand painted.  There are Gisha women and a Fenced Garden area with a floral motif.  Thanks for any help given. I have a whole set of this stuff. It is delicate and 1/2 of it was chipped or broken. Is there a NAME for it?   

Collectibles & Art discussion

Does anyone recognize the maker of this blue glass bowl? 8" rim diameter x 4 1/4" tall. Any thoughts appreciated. Thank you.


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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Jan 22, 2015 2:26:35 PM PT

Glass: Blue Glass Bowl ID, please.

Vintage Pin ~ unknown markings 1) A Small Round Open Circle Stamped on backside of bottom bow ribbon. The Bow looks similar to me like some bow brooches by Coro. 2) Raised Worn Signiture or image on the top side of the hanging "charm". It appears to me to possibly start with an "J" and the more I look at it I start to think I see a paint brush or a rose stem... I do not have a good picture of the raised marking. 

I was also wondering if the charm is wood or plastic? I tried searching "curve" and had no luck. It looks like a road sign or maybe a trophy??? 


Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Jan 22, 2015 5:52:37 PM PT

Help Id brooch~ 2 marks found please

Hi, I have an older Coach purse, all leather # 033-2126. Black. Made in USA. Dimensions: 10-1/2" Tall, 9" wide and 2-1/2" deep. It has the older snap button closure and adjustable strap. I am including pics. Thanks in advance for your help!



Fashion discussion

Jan 24, 2015 6:30:26 AM PT

Coach Purse Name/style

It's all wooden, 18" long by about 8" deep.   i know it's old but have no idea what it is or if it has any value.

Bidding & Buying question

Jan 24, 2015 2:45:27 PM PT

Does anyone know what this is?

At first glance I thought possible saphiret but they aren't dark brown just pinkish brown.  And, only some of the beads have this frosted look.  The others are a clear pinkish.


Thanks for any help,




Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Jan 24, 2015 11:19:18 AM PT

Is there a name for these beads?

I found this little guy in a case where it appears the dealer is going out of business.  She has the best top-quality stuff, and finally slashed her prices.  


I have not seen another one like it anywhere on the Internet.  There is a similar piece made by KJL for Sphinx; there is a current auction up listed as a blue-faced cat (not my auction, just for info) that appears to use the same mold, but my piece has the fourth leg bolted on the back, similar to other Hattie pieces.  The face is carved more intricately; the jaws are made of gold tone metal similar to the Hattie pirahna fish.  It is really well-made, and looks like it could fit into the Primitives on Parade line.  


What do you all think?  Thanks for your help.


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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Jan 24, 2015 8:35:14 AM PT

Am I unsigned Hattie Carnegie?

Can someone help me figure out what this is?


When I google "double egg cup", I get photos of these.


When I search for "double egg cup" in pottery on eBay, I get not a single one of these.


Can someone confirm or deny that this is a double egg cup?


Thank you.



Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Jan 24, 2015 5:34:06 PM PT

Is this a double egg cup?

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The first object seems to be a suspender thingy or maybe some sort of lingerie thingy.   The second thing is possibly copper and I don't recognize the US Star mark  Anything?  Military?  Presidential?  Any help is much appreciated as always  Thanks for looking 

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

this is 7" ruffle dish/bonbon

has 2 patterns the one on outside think it called "berry and leaf" the one iside i can find. like to know who the maker is. Any help would be greatly appreciated. I put this one the vintage board but think this board would be better

thanks k



Depression/40s-50s-60s Glass

Jan 24, 2015 3:10:37 PM PT

help ID this Glass dish please?



Good morning everyone



New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

I don't know why these are so hard to research. I can't even find a date on this one. Thanks for any help.

Toys & Hobbies discussion

hi all. aj ascked my to tell you about private mesages.



Coin Collector Lovers

Jan 22, 2015 2:34:28 PM PT

Private Messages for private needs

Measures about 2" by 1 1/4" across. Looks a little like leaves. Thoughts on age/style appreciated, as always :smileyhappy:



Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Hope someone can help Me. 

my rating has just come up as BELOW standered. I am concerned of having issues now with ebay - I am reading all these things- but to not understand why i got this rating...


I am assuming when so many orders come in and are sold- and so little people leave feedback, somehow that counts towards the ratings- and 


 also.. when someone emailed me an ask me to cancel a transaction i have done that with out issue- does that count against me in the long run too???




its showing 4.93% had defects....

but i dont think anyone contacted ebay-- i wasnt made aware of it- 

and when people contacted me about any issue with a problem of an item i fixed the problem -with them,


I am getting an orange flag icon gives you a heads up about something that could impact your seller performance standing, and you should work to improve your performance in that area.


any once- can you please tell me what i can do to fix this???


Also someone said at one time. there was an email with a LINK you could send your buyers.. to request feedback.,. is that still avaliable????



Please any helpful info would be  much appreciated =) 




Bidding & Buying question

Jan 22, 2015 3:58:23 PM PT

seller ratings

Can anyone ID these old bronze shoes? 

They are 10" long by 5" tall by 4" across. There are holes in the back for hanging



Selling question

Jan 24, 2015 9:53:26 AM PT

Help ID these bronze shoes

I an cross eyed from looking at Dali lithos trying to find out the title of my piece - can anyone help? I also would like to know the best - inexpensive - way to verify the signature? One idea a friend told me was to take it to a local high end auction house & if they agree to sell it I can figure the signature is good. 

Thanks, I appreciate any help with this.










Collectibles & Art discussion

when I'm going to get my telescope this is the order id  380278961431-554615763025


Seben Big Boss 1400-150 6" Reflector Telescope New
Seben Big Boss 1400-150 6" Reflector Telescope New
Item Id:380278961431
Order Id:380278961431-554615763025
End time:Feb-20-15 10:00:30 PST

Selling question

This brooch is marked, any idea who JS is? Thank you for your time!



Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Jan 24, 2015 11:25:44 AM PT

Cupid brooch, any idea who JS is?

hello everyone ...


I collect Great Britain security machins 2009-2015 ... the ones with "flaps" or ovals ...   there are 100s of vars ...


anyone interested in forming a study group ?   please message here.  thank you278_001.jpg

The Stamp Board

Jan 24, 2015 3:03:02 PM PT

machin study group ...

Hello All! Can anyone identify the mark on this art deco? 800 silver vase? NOTE: I apologize for the photo of the mark as it is so small! The first is 800 in an oval, the second is a 3 leaf clover with the letters U? or D?/ I/ D ;  the letters in the last mark are ilegible! Any assistance with this query would be greatly appreciated! Thank you! David.




Collectibles & Art discussion

Jan 24, 2015 6:36:38 PM PT

art deco silver vase

i'm sure this topic has been put through the grinder here.But i don't mind if the seller makes a little rounding it off the next $.But charging you $13.99 and you get it and it shows the postage rate at $10.79 and then you get an email with this in it "yep it is add the plastic case and the envelope I think im good :smileywink: " no you still pocketed over $3.00 in shipping.To me you want to make money by selling on the product and not on the S&H.....just my 2 cents worth.

Selling discussion

Jan 22, 2015 12:30:22 AM PT

Sellers making money on shipping

I imagine you have gone through this before, I have done a search but could not find the advice I am looking for, advice from the experienced sellers, as I am certainly not. I guess I am naive and uninformed (I'll say it before anybody else does :smileywink:).

With a 100% feedback, all positives except one almost year old neutral, I was all happy thinking all my buyers were happy, to now find out that in one month I have 2 2 stars and 2 3 stars in Not as Described. I learned how to run reports and found the transactions, the buyers had left me great comments, happy, thanks, etc.. so I am confused.

I know that no matter how honest and detailed your listings are, and no matter how many pictures, buyers might disagree with your opinions, that's why I always send a note to buyers to contact me if any problem. These buyers never contacted me, left great comments then NAD?

I read that some buyers leave low ratings by mistake, but we can not contact them to find out. This is crazy...


Bottom line, how do you deal with this issue?  I don't mind rules, but I guess Ebay didn't take in consideration the damage irrational buyers can do..

Selling discussion

I purchased some sneakers from a sellers auction and won bid. Following the purchase I had two simple questions for the seller since the item was auctioned as "New Without Box" - 1. are these definitely unused/unworn as in description AND 2. Are they from a smoke free house. I sent the request to seller four days ago followed up with two more of same email. To date, no response despite my polite request to please respond. What should i do? I know i am committed to the sale but i would at least receive a response from the seller. The item has since shipped.

Bidding & Buying discussion

good morning hard working and honest sellers;

I QUIT! selling on ebay

My Closet is Packed…. Could Use An Overhaul!

I really need to clean out my closed, there's a lot going on there!!!

Where can I let go of all the frozen inventory and put a smile on a child's face:smileyhappy:







Selling discussion

Jan 24, 2015 8:04:34 AM PT

frozen inventory

I was selling an item at a fixed price and got an e-mail for a best offer even though i didn't offer one.I counter offered and told him i would send him the offer when the listing ended,Apparently i screwed up because i see no way to make the offer now that the listing has ended,I'm new at this selling stuff,How do I proceed????????????????

Selling discussion

Jan 22, 2015 11:14:17 AM PT

I was selling an item at a fixed price

Buyer from overseas used BUY IT NOW even though I wouldn't do International Shipping.(It's clearly stated in my listing)

He wanted me to ship it to overseas for FREE. So I explained the situation, asked him extra shipping fee if he still wants me to ship overseas, but no progress.


I decided to "Cancel the Order".


At this point, I haven't received payment yet,

and I have requested "Cancel the order" for that listing. 


Now, I can't do anything until buyer confirms/agrees to "Cancel the order".  


Usually it happens AFTER a buyer gets a refund.

But in our case, there's no such thing since buyer has never paid.  


My question is, if he keeps ignoring that, should I still be charged Final Value Fee?

Selling discussion

I made a purchase from a seller in my same area. The listing clearly indicated FREE shipping via USPS Priority Mail however, the Seller took it upon themself to come to my home and deliver to my door. My wife and I were shocked and more than a little upset. The Seller made no effort to communicate his intentions and We would never invite a complete stranger to our home. Most prudent Craigslisters don't even do that. The whole situation has me reconsidering my policy ("Negative Feedback" is negative for all of us.) I've had plenty of time to cool off. The transaction took place several weeks ago. I want to take action but not sure what I should do. I don't know this guy but I think others should be aware of this. I told him that I was very upset by this. He just implied the quick and safe delivery of the item justified it. I'm reluctant to leave any feedback let alone negative feedback in fear of the worst case scenario. This may seem irrational but I don't know this guy and don't want him returning.

Shipping & Returns question

Jan 21, 2015 8:17:17 PM PT


Hey there, I'm trying to make heads or tails of this situation. I bought 3 items from a New Jersey seller that all of their listings say FREE SHIPPING! After I won these toiletry/cosmetic items I get invoiced for 27 dollars for shipping. I asked about the mistake and they say Oh no, it's based on weight. Well funny because every single one of your 1,000 listings say free standard shipping, or if you want expedited or one day, then it's an extra charge. I've read and re-read each listing 10 times and there is nowhere that says free if you only buy one item, or free if under a certain weight. First of all it's false eyelashes x2, some tiny application brushes and blackhead remover tools. They can't weigh more than a couple ounces total anyway, yet I'm invoiced 26.31 for fedex. I said even a flat rate box would be less than that!

I usually buy these sorts of items in town but when I saw free shipping I thought okay, why not. Now mind you, these are not items that were won for .06 cents or anything. I know how China sellers do that, charge in shipping to make up for a cheap auction price. These were average price for even buying them at my local store. I actually would've probably paid less if I had gone through a China seller, I'm Sure that's all this seller does. I try not to ever order from those types of sellers though, for the same reasons most of you all do.

Much to my surprise they don't have anyone complaining on their feedback about this so I'm either the first or people aren't noticing. I added a pic of the auction info and shipping. All are identical to each other. Am I missing something here? Do I call ebay and push the issue? If it were 5 bucks, like it should be, I'd probably just pick my battles and pay it, but almost 30 bucks? That's criminal, almost 50 dollars for 15 bucks worth of toiletries. This is the 1st time I've ever won with free shipping and got invoiced for shipping.

Thanks for your insights in advance!!

Shipping & Returns question

Jan 23, 2015 4:33:47 AM PT

Free shipping bait and switch

i bought a bunch of gift cards for Christmas presents and had a few left over, so i figured i would keep a couple and sell one..i have the reciepts for the purchase from my local grocery store. I have been reading these boards and now im worried that should i ask them to return it and i'll refund their money, if im going to get one back that isnt activated or in some other way get scammed...these cards are 100% legit. any suggestions?

Selling question

A person sent me a text message today to "ask questions" about the item that I currently have listed on eBay. This was a bit unnerving because I was not aware that my contact info was ever available to bidders until the item is actually sold. I know that there is an advanced search feature where you can request a user's contact info, but it also says that in this case both users' contact info will be disclosed to each other. I wasn't notified of any of this (and I would have denied the request). Does anyone know what's going on here?

Selling discussion

Jan 23, 2015 5:18:21 PM PT

How did bidder get my phone number?

Here's the history so far on the item:


January 22, 2015 , 10:37 pm

Shipping Label Created


CHELAN, WA 98816 


A shipping label has been prepared for your item at 10:37 pm on January 22, 2015 in CHELAN, WA 98816.

January 22, 2015 , 7:37 pm

Arrived at USPS Origin Facility


January 22, 2015 , 5:22 pm

Departed Post Office

CHELAN, WA 98816 

January 22, 2015 , 4:14 pm

Picked Up

CHELAN, WA 98816 


How is it possible for the shipping label to have been just created three hours AFTER the item is already at the USPS sort/origin facility? Has this happened to anyone else? Maybe someone out there has this experience can explain, I don't understand it myself. Thanks for any input!

Shipping & Returns discussion

Hi, I am 1957fevy.  I purchased and received a 13" tv in first week of 2015.  Opened the box and a crucial part is missing - the tv cannot be used.  Also, it is not a new item as advertised, sticker on back says 2011.  Have been trying to get in contact with seller, of course no response.  How long should I wait before taking action?  And with Ebay or Paypal?  Also, there were a few more items listed by this seller, now there are none.  He's gone.  Thanks for your help.

Shipping & Returns discussion

Jan 22, 2015 8:01:35 AM PT

Have I been had?

I have a 100% positive feedback rating, with over 1100 ratings.  I have never had a dispute opened up against me as I'm usually able to come to terms with a buyer to prevent it from escalating.  But I am stumped when it comes to this one buyer and am hoping someone here can advise me.


I sold an item (a jacket) that originally came with a detachable fur hooded vest but mine did not have the detachable vest. It was the jacket only.  I showed photos of the jacket, including the actual jacket, and a stock photo of the jacket that did have the vest (just for demonstrative purposes).  The listing said the vest was not included.  A week after receipt, the buyer claimed she felt she was deceived because the photo showed the fur hood/collar and wanted a full refund including return shipping.  She said she thought the hood was part of the jacket (a detachable collar) and not part of the vest.  I told her the photos clearly showed the actual jacket with no fur hooded vest and had she any doubt, she should have asked me. I did not feel I was being deceptive.  I told her she could return it and I would refund her the original price paid, less all shipping costs. She wasn't happy with that. I then offered to pay price paid plus original shipping, but she'd be responsible for return shipping.  She was not happy with that. I told her I didn't feel I was being deceptive, and she can file a case with eBay and we can let them be an objective arbitrator on the case.  If they ruled in her favor, I would refund her for all costs (shipping both ways, and the item).  If they ruled in my favor, she could return it and I'd just refund the money she paid for the jacket but she'd be responsible for all shipping costs (treat it like a regular return).


I didn't hear from her for a few days, nor was I ever notified from eBay that a case was opened against me so thought she gave up.  She just sent me an email saying eBay has responded to our case, along with a return request with me refunding shipping.  Doesn't eBay notify buyers if a case is opened against them? 

Shipping & Returns discussion

Listing a new item, I entered a return policy and want to change it, so I click link "Change your return policy" near bottom of CREATE YOUR LISTING page.

A pop-up box opens and I make the edit. But there is NOWHERE TO SAVE the edit. If I close the box my changes are gone. Am I missing something?

Selling discussion

Jan 23, 2015 11:03:44 AM PT

Change my return policy

I have had quite a few International bidders sending me emails that when they try to bid on an item of mine they are being blocked by Ebay even when I ship worldwide !? Any help on why this is happening would be appreciated ? Thanks

Shipping & Returns discussion

Jan 22, 2015 4:44:34 PM PT

international bidders being blocked

I sold my broken mobile phone for parts.  I clearly stated this in the auction.  Buyer requested a refund that item did not match description.   I offered a partial refund for buyer to keep item.  Buyer declined offer and opened a case.  Before I was able to accept the return,  Ebay had already given the buyer a full refund.  I have had no luck contacting ebay customer service. I don't have a phone at the moment,  and can't seem to locate the online "contact us" that I have used in the past. 



So am I screwed out of my phone + shipping + time here?  Or do I still have a shot at getting my item back? 

Shipping & Returns discussion

Dear Ebay,


          I need your help because some one ebay member has gave me thread about listing.  here is the id of that member raynocirous  please help me to resolve this matter as soon as possible  because i am not selling anything bad. I hope so i'll receive a good response. 


Thanks and Best regards

Leather Scope

Selling question

Jan 22, 2015 1:24:44 PM PT

i received a thread from ebay member

Sometimes EABY is a joke. I let a negative feeback with all of the law (from EBAY) to a seller. and ebay removed. I called EBAY and they have no valid explanations. EBAY breaks its own rules by the strong. FEEBACK DEPARTAMENT without explanation when it suits you. They never pick the phone, and when they hear you name they put you on hold for 30 minutes with a nice music, again and again because they have no answer. And the next day, the same music, after 2 days calling, they got mercy but not a valid explanation for the removed of the FEEDBACK. Some seller have connections inside the FEEBACK DEPARTAMENT.

Bidding & Buying question

Jan 22, 2015 10:31:29 AM PT

Removed feeback

I am selling an antique car on ebay. A member asked for my phone number saying they have a other questions about the car. Is this allowed?

Selling discussion