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Hi, My husband has this old car part that we have been researching to put it on ebay so far we have figured out that it is off of a Studebaker Station Wagon and it is the license plate light cover on the tailgate but we don't know what model or year it is from.  Any help would be greatly appreciated.  Thank You!


Motors discussion

I couldn't find this anywhere.  Everything about the signature looks right, but i have my doubts.  Does anybody know if it's real or fake???RAREGARDENIAVASE.jpgrosevillevase1.jpg

Collectibles & Art discussion

Oct 22, 2016 5:53:29 PM PT

Did I just fall for a fake?

Can anyone offer some insight into this jewelry/trinket box and what material it is made of? Not sure what era it is from (could be old or fairly new). It is rather heavy and measures appx 2"H (3" including lid) and appx 4"W. There are no markings on the bottom. It needs a good cleaning but I wanted to determine what it's made of first. I tested the item and it is not jade.



Antiques discussion

Oct 24, 2016 8:06:39 PM PT

Carved Lotus Box

Hi, What is the Coach name of this bag? Sorry I dont have dimensions and just 3 pics. Thanks if you can or can't help with the limited info it's navy blue.


Fashion discussion

Oct 22, 2016 2:32:19 PM PT

Vintage Coach Bag Name

I read the Salearea guides and the prefix of this bag has been used in fakes sometimes. I need your expert advice please, is this one is one of those.


Thank you.


Supposedly a Legacy Drawstring Bucket or something like that, about 8 by 9 by 5 inches.





Fashion discussion

I have a situation going on with an item I sold, the item was a samsung galaxy s7 edge for 400 dollars. The buyer claimed the item was damaged and I offered a full refund once they returned the item. Basically to put a long story short they sent an empty envelope to another address on my street with tracking information and used that to get a refund through paypal. I'm currently trying to dispute this using evidence from the post office showing it wasn't delivered to me.


That's not what this is about though, I did a little more research and uploaded the address into google maps of where my item was shipped to and there are almost 200 reviews and most of them are about accounts being hacked and then having the items sent here and all sorts of other shady things. Here are a few pictures. 


I would be happy to share more information about this situation if I'm allowed but I'm not entirely sure about the rules of this forum so if a moderator could tell me if I can post the address of these people who scammed me and are scamming others that would be wonderful. if it stopped even one more person from being ripped off I would be happy





Selling discussion

Apparently, with my initial post, I blundered into the wrong community/group.  Hopefully I'm in the right place now.

I will be selling this Kestner doll - assuming she's a real Kestner - but have been having a terrible time trying to figure out an approximate value. Internet searches have only overwhelmed me, and to be honest I have yet to find a picture that looks a lot like her. Most of what I see are older dolls, or dolls without hair and/or without clothing. I think mine is a "Hilda" doll?  The back of her head has "made in Germany", "J.D.K" with "237" underneath, and an "M." on the left with a "16." on the right.  (I just couldn't manage a good picture.)  I believe I measured the head circumference as 12-1/2 inches and she is about 20" tall.  Her wig is synthetic, made in Korea.  The wig is pinned to the top of the head, which is made of some sort of burlap-ish material.  I'm assuming my MIL was the one who pinned the wig on, that maybe it was originally attached in some other way?  In addition to the dress and bonnet, she has a slip/underskirt, 'bloomers', socks and leather shoes. The dress snaps up the back. Some sites said there should be further markings on the body, but I'm scared to death of somehow damaging the doll or clothes if I try to undress her all the way.  Some of the flowers on the dress have been pinned to it, and I suspect there may be some that are just missing. 


Are there other things on the body or clothing I should be checking for authenticity? What properties affect how I assess her stated condition?  Any ideas as to where I might look to get a better idea of her value?  Other things I should be considering before placing her for sale?  Thank you for all suggestions, advice, etc.   - Mariedoll1b.jpg












Dolls discussion

Oct 22, 2016 1:28:09 PM PT

Help with value of Kestner doll


I haven't be here an a long, long time. Can anyone help ID this piece? I'm sorry I don't have the dimensions. Can't quite make out the signature.

Thank you!!
I haven't be here an a long, long time. CIMG_0040.jpgIMG_0039.jpgIMG_0037.jpgIMG_0038.jpga
Thank you!!

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Oct 23, 2016 1:19:42 PM PT

Porcelain, ID Help Please

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Collectibles & Art discussion

Oct 23, 2016 3:57:04 PM PT

Stan Ekman painting. Any value?

i hope you guys can help me with that.

i dont know why the buyer gave a negative feedback the same day that he make the purchase with me...what i can do know to resolve this??i dont have any negative feedback until now Screen Shot 2016-10-23 at 12.06.12 AM.png

Selling question

The shell of Tibia fusus is spindle-shaped with a long siphonal canal. It is a fairly common species where it occurs, but because of its attractive appearance, it is highly sought after by shell collectors. Most Tibia fusus live in offshore waters where there is plenty of sand. A typical length for the shell (including its long siphonal canal) is 23 cm (9 in.).:


Good morning everyone



New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

Oct 23, 2016 4:45:08 AM PT

New to eBay Daily Chat for Sunday October23

A lady at work asked me if I could tell her anything about her grandmas locket, this is something I'm not really familiar with so I was hoping someone could help? I think it's possiby hand painted. She told me her gram passed in 72 and was 69 years of age. She also stated it was empty when she recieved it in 72 and wasn't on a chain then either.

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Oct 23, 2016 12:02:30 PM PT

Any ideas on this photo locket

I would like to see the entire feedback system redone.


As it stands now, it is truely broken.


First, there should be no buyer feedback at all.  Ebay has decreed that no buyer shall receive a negative feedback, therefore every buyer has a 100% positive Feedbacik.


When I get a Best Offer, one of the items ebay lists in order for me to make a determination on the offer is that that buyer has 100% pos feedback. 


It's silly.


Next, the Seller Feedback should be streamlined.  Similar to "that other place".

Is the item as described?

If not, did you contact the seller, and  what happened?

Did it arrive on the specified date?


Any question about the cost of the shipping should be eliminated.  It should be assumed that it the buyer made the bid/purchase they were OK with the shipping.


Anyway, that's my two cents.




Selling discussion

Oct 22, 2016 1:24:14 PM PT

Re-vamp Feedback









Bidding & Buying question

...should I tell you where to send the presents? eBay isn't sending me any.  You'd think eBay would send some sales since Christmas only comes once in a lifetime on this site...  Smiley Happy




Selling discussion

Oct 24, 2016 2:05:07 PM PT

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Good morning everyone.



New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

A big "Hi" to everyone,

So I'm having a moment here, I know what these beads are called and for the life of me I can't remember the name!!!Help ♥



Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Hi, I have researched and cannot find anything, can anyone identify this mark on a ceramic figure? Thanks!IMG_2607.JPGIMG_2609.JPGMark.jpg

Collectibles & Art discussion

Oct 24, 2016 2:00:07 PM PT

Can anyone help me identify this mark?



I need help and have no idea what this monkey boy weird beak is?


Please help!IMG_8390.JPGIMG_8391.JPGIMG_8392.JPGIMG_8393.JPG

Collectibles & Art discussion

Oct 24, 2016 2:24:46 PM PT

Identify item

I am looking for help to identify the style name of this kate spade purse. Can't find anything like it on the internet. The picture isn't great. It is white with tan straps and black sides and the gold buckle type logo on the front. Bought it at TJ Maxx so hoping it is authentic! Thanks for any help!FullSizeRender6.jpgFullSizeRender4.jpgFullSizeRender2.jpgFullSizeRender5.jpgFullSizeRender3.jpgIMG_3469.jpgFullSizeRender1.jpgFullSizeRender.jpg

Fashion discussion

any info about the signature on the back of this copper enamel plate would be appreciated.

the plate is 7.6" in diameter...

thank you...




Collectibles & Art discussion

Hi, I posted this on another glass board, but did not receive any replies, so I am hoping someone here can help me.


I have this clear footed bowl with roses on 3 sides and a scalloped rim. It is approx. 8 1/2" in diameter and 4 1/2" tall.


I would appreciate help with identification and approximate age.







































































































Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Oct 23, 2016 5:38:41 PM PT

Footed Glass Bowl

Hi all. Yesterday and today while tweeting my sale items, I noticed the meta tags at the top of my item pages, are for items I am not selling. For example today I was about to tweet out my sale on an item titled "Glass Marble Necklace - Clear Agate and Gray & Black Marble Bead Artisan Jewelry" but what showed at the top of the tab was this.


This has happened a few times. The tab at the top says something completely unrelated to the item I am actually selling. Has anyone else had this issue. Anyone know what is causing it?

Thanks in advance



Selling question

Oct 23, 2016 8:37:36 AM PT

Wrong meta tags on my items

i was closed the return.

but can't i retry to return?? (can i do return this item just once?)


you can see that i cant do return this item again.. 

i should get refund this.

Shipping & Returns question

Oct 23, 2016 8:02:09 AM PT

retry return.


Selling question

Need help with figuring out what these speakers are. What age? What model? Use? What are they valued at? They sound excellent. IMG_2422.JPGIMG_2406.JPGIMG_2407.JPGIMG_2408.JPGIMG_2409.JPGIMG_2410.JPGIMG_2411.JPGIMG_2412.JPGIMG_2413.JPGIMG_2414.JPGIMG_2415.JPG

Electronics discussion

Oct 23, 2016 4:06:01 PM PT

Large Altec Lansing speakers.


thanks in advance I have a very old ledger from 1845 and a few more years b4 and after, As far as I am able to figure out. The ledger is from at store ie: druggist

One of the most famous person is Captain Sutter  who traveled from missouri and apparently had a store there then traveled to california to open a store there. All the list for goods everything from whales oil to womens items tools etc. There are new content every page you turn written double sided, by doctors and military. Here is the big question what would something like this be worth what should I ask for it. Obviously there is not other, the majority sign in,s are in Missouri.20161023_151931.jpg

Antiques and Research

Oct 23, 2016 1:59:44 PM PT

old ledger from 1845


Hello, and thank you for your time.  I bought this 3" thick book at a yardsale today and would like to learn more about it.  Is the writing Japanese?  Is it some kind of dictionary, and would you have a guess as to age?  Thanks for any help!






Antiques discussion

Oct 22, 2016 4:21:50 PM PT

Help with Asian book

trying to find the company for this marking20161024_094919_resized.jpg

trying to find company that belongs to this marking

Bidding & Buying question

Hello, many years ago, somewhere around 20 years I believe, I purchased this Shirley Temple doll because she looked so realistic.  She is made of porcelain.  Unfortunately all she has is the maker's name which looks like Glenda Geissler.  She is approximately 13" tall.  She is wearing a perfect Shirley wig which is glued to her head.  I loved that she has the pointing finger pose which is so Shirley.  Can anyone tell me anything about her, her maker, how old she might be and how much she might be worth?  I am not looking to sell her because I have an Ideal 16" Shirley and I have them dressed identically and on display, but I still would like to find out as much as possible about her.  I would appreciate any information.  Many thanks.DSCF8533.JPGDSCF8534.JPGDSCF8535.JPGDSCF8537.JPG

Dolls Artists and Limited Edition discussion

These were in with a bunch of Gladding McBean dinnerware, but, I'm not so sure they are Gladding McBean.  At least I couldn't find this set in my searches.   Any ideas who it could be?  Thank you!!!



Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Goblet stands 5 inches tall and measures 2.5 inches across the top. Need help with pattern ID. Also what type of goblet is this?  Thank you!IMG_2097.JPGIMG_2098.JPGIMG_2095.JPG

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Oct 22, 2016 5:39:17 PM PT

Waterford Need Help with Pattern ID


Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion


I haven't be here an a long, long time. Looks like the pottery and group is not around. I'm thinking you all are here? Anyway, can anyone help ID this piece? I'm sorry I don't have the dimensions. Can't quite make out the signature. 


Thank you!! 

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Thanks so much.

Collectibles & Art discussion

Oct 23, 2016 12:29:59 PM PT

Porcelain Piece, ID Help

PLEASE HELP ME IDENTIFY AND KNOW WHERE TO LIST, OVER 75 YEARS OLDVase 007.jpgVase 001.jpgVase 003.jpgVase 004.jpg

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Oct 24, 2016 12:00:00 PM PT

Pottery/ Maker?

hi everyone.  i found this vase a few days ago and i've been meaning to post some pics in the hope someone out there might know who the artist is.  i've searched around on the internet, but found nothing.  i'm thinking it might be a local artist, or even a student.  i think the vase is super cool.  it stands 14.5 inches in height and is 9 inches at its widest point along the top.  any help would be greatly appreciated...thanks

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Oct 24, 2016 10:42:03 PM PT

Need Help w/ID on Large Picasso Style Vase



I need help identifying some dolls.  My wife had a collection handed down from her grandmother that got destroyed by rats and I am trying to replace them but have little to go on. Any help identifying any of these by name or brand would be great! Most of them have very little markings on them.







Dolls Artists and Limited Edition discussion

Oct 22, 2016 7:38:34 PM PT

Need help identifying these dolls!

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Good morning , Need your help regarding the cuff bracelet. The writing is inlaid, not Chinese or Japanese. Can somebody help me, please?

Antiques discussion

Oct 23, 2016 5:44:58 PM PT

Asian Old Cuff Bracelet, Need help

Can you all please help me decipher the artist signature at lower right of this blue chalk on laid paper drawing of a male & female nude?


Thanks in advance for your time and help.




Collectibles & Art discussion

Oct 24, 2016 1:05:08 PM PT

Help with Artist Signature








































































































































Any information would be appreciated. This is about 7" in diameter. There is a tiny impressed stamp impossible to read but looks like could be Japanese characters. Dry bottom.


Thank you













Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

it is about 3.5" tall.

it is marked on the bottom Orr & Sons Madras.

i am a little confused about what i see on ebay.

some call similar items "solid" silver.

some call it plated.

some call it Indian Silver...


anyone familiar with this maker?

is the cup antique?

does it have any silver content?

i mean i will have it tested the next time i go to my jewelry store.

i usually scrap everything that has some weight.

but if this is really old might try to sell it here first.

not in a super shape but would be a shame not to try to if really old...


it has 4 different scenes around the mug...

thanks for any info...






Collectibles & Art discussion

Oct 24, 2016 7:09:15 PM PT

Orr & Sons Madras Silver Mug

Need help with authenticating this Michael Kors bag! The tags inside reads Made in China and E-1403 and another tag that has 30t4gtvt6I on it.20160927_112911[1].jpg20160927_112947[1].jpg20160927_113054[1].jpg20160927_113142[1].jpg20160927_113228[1].jpg20160927_112858[1].jpg

Fashion discussion

Oct 25, 2016 7:03:44 AM PT

Is this Michael Kors bag authentic?


Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

DSC_0043.JPGDSC_0049.JPGThis resembles a Pacific Northwest native tribe image of a thunderbird. It belonged to my mother who turned 74 this year. It is antique but unsure of the age. Seems to be made of a hard clay and painted.Very durable, no chips - just flash reflection in photos. measures 2.5" x 2" x .25". Attached by a brass ring to a cord. Any info and possible value would be appreciated. Thank you!

Selling question

Oct 25, 2016 2:24:41 AM PT

Identity and Value?

здравствуйте. 22.10 заказ и оплатил товар 152289948878. 23.10 получил письмо о том, что предложение было удалено с сайта по признакам мошенничества. я обратился к продавцу с просьбой вернуть мне деньги. каковы мои дальнешие действия?Screenshot_2016-10-25-15-07-30.png20161025_151206.jpg

Payments question

Oct 24, 2016 5:42:25 PM PT


So much for the 3.x%  modest increase.


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8.4% for 12 ounces

11% for 13 ounces

13% for 14 ounces

15.5% for 15 ounces

18% for 15.99 ounces - ouch.


I never thought much on the upper ounces if I wasn't quite right  or something changed from my orig calcuations.  It was only a nickel difference.  But now that it will be higher priced in general with larger increments too, I'll need to rethink my Flat Charge FC pricing. 


Sigh - we only had it good for a year.  It was good while it lasted.

Shipping & Returns discussion

This bracelet is driving me crazy.  The only mark is Indian Hand Made.  I do believe it is silver and not a base metal.  It has a nice weight to it.  Can anyone help?  Thanks a bunch!



Antique & Vintage Jewelry by Design

Oct 24, 2016 5:19:49 PM PT

Silver bracelet marked Indian Hand Made

beautiful autumn tree. On facebook Oh So ShAbBy By Debbie Reynolds:


Giving Radine a break 


Morning. Actually found an image that would paste in on Pin today. 

New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

Picked these up at an estate. Bottle are the same but with different stoppers. Anyone have any info on the bottles?



Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Oct 23, 2016 12:29:46 PM PT

Pair of Cologne/Scent/Perfume Bottles

It only took 3+ years


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A Part-time eBay Sellers Group discussion

Oct 25, 2016 6:58:58 AM PT


I have a weird one...


Sold item more than 90 days ago (but less than 180 days ago for Paypal).


I got a message. Buyer unhappy, accusations, plans to report me (the item is not in my eBay and MBG is gone, I don't see how). Yes, I know a claim can be done in Paypal, buyer didn't do that.


As far as eBay and my account goes, does the complaint carry any weight? Can a buyer report a seller months after a purchase if there's something wrong with the sale, or is that what the Paypal 180 day MBG is for, to fill in the gap when eBay MBG runs out?


I'm going to deal with the buyer the correct way, but because I suffer from severe anxiety I need to know if this "I will report you" is an empty threat or not. The transaction is no longer showing in my solds/archived on my ebay, you can't find it in the 90 days of solds in the search. The only reason I can reference this sale is because I keep very good records offline.


Thanks everyone.


Selling discussion

Oct 22, 2016 4:55:15 PM PT

Unhappy Buyer over 3 months post purchase

I recently sold an item to a buyer and the buyer was immediately emailing me about shipping of the package.  They paid on September 18 and within 24 hours I received two short and rather rude messages about when I was going to ship the item. My listings all state 3 business day processing time and no returns.  It seemed they were in a hurry, so I processed immediately the next day and even upgraded to 2-Day shipping at my own expense.  


On October 7,  the buyer contacted me saying they had not received the item.  I sent them the tracking information throught eBay messaging showing them that delivery was attempted twice and it was sitting at their local post office.  I advised leaving a note for the postal carrier regarding re-delivery or calling or going to the local post office for pick up.  The buyer told me they were too busy and did not have time to do that.  They wanted to wait until the time was returned, and I was supposed to invoice them again for shipping and reship the item.  Ummm, okay.  It is not like I am not busy or anything.  Now I have to invoice, create a new label and take to the post office.


The buyer contacts me again on October 17 asking where the package is.  I again forward them the tracking information showing that the package is still sitting at their post office and again advise them to leave a note for their postal carrier or call the local post office.  Again the buyer declines and said they will wait for it to be returned to me and I should reship.


The package is returned to me October 21 (one month after sale), and I contact the buyer to let them know.  Now they tell me they want a refund.  My listings state no refunds.  It is not my fault they did not follow up on their end with the post office.  What do I say or what is the proper way to proceed? I don't think I should have to pay for the reshipping either.  Help!



Bidding & Buying discussion

As nothing is selling for me i am thinking of selling my Dennys menu. It is modern less then one year old. I purchased it at a book sale. My question is can this be sold and would anyone want it? ( this is a full color menu.) I bought this menu because i am starving and if i look at the pictures i remember what food was.

Selling discussion

Oct 23, 2016 1:39:34 PM PT

Dennys menu

32 days after purchase, my customer finally got a textbook/workbook she really needed for upcoming exams.  Media Mail to Guam.  This is the third time a book to Guam has been seriously delayed.  Third consecutive time it' has taken four weeks or more..  What is going on at the USPS Distribution Center in Richmond, California?  Is this also happening for other U.S. territories in the Pacific Ocean?  Or just to Guam?  I"m considering blocking sales to Guam and other U.S. Pacific territories until they have a delivery service that works..  It's unacceptable to take this long.  The customer kept complaining and I was just about to refund the customer $25 when I noticed it was finally in her PO Box.  Ridiculous and incompetent of the USPS. I am really ticked off that I actually have to block sales to U.S. citiizens because the system in the Pacific is broken. 

Selling discussion

Buyer has a p.o. box in florida. Now they say they are in Sweden and want me to send there. No problem they are paying extra shipping. But they now have asked for my email to pay me through paypal. Am I allowed to do this and is it legit? Don't want someone screwing with my any of my accounts. Just curious because they are paying as much shipping as items bought. Thank you for any help!

Shipping & Returns question

Some people are just a few gemstone sellers selling bad and damaged gemstones. Sometimes the give a fake tracking number or non at all, and then they even blame you when you complain and ask for a refund.

Bidding & Buying discussion

Oct 23, 2016 1:06:12 AM PT

Bad sellers over flowing eBay

Somebody won an item off me last night that had technically already sold as it had 2 previous bids on it. Following the end of the auction the winning bidder messaged me to say he had no idea how he had won this item.as he hadn't bidded on it and said his child had been playing around on his phone. Personally I don't believe him. He wants me to cancel the transaction and offer it as second chance to another bidder but I then risk that person saying they don't want it and I have lost my sale. But if I message him back saying no I'm not willing to do that and he then buys the item I don't want him to pull a fast one on me like find some way to leave me bad feedback like saying the item arrived faulty or damaged because he's begrudged paying for it.

Either way I've lost the sale so should I cancel the transaction or open an UID against him and should I message him back or ignore him? I haven't messaged him back yet as I don't know what to do.

Selling discussion

Can anyone help me identify this?  It's Chinese and came with a Fabulous scent purse but I don't know what it is.  I thought it was a hair pin but now I'm wondering if it's something else.

It's about 4 inches long.

Collectibles & Art discussion

Keeps saying buyers prefer larger pictures of 500 pix. I don't have any other pictures of the boat and need to use these and I can't get by this part of the listing process.


Selling discussion

Oct 24, 2016 6:31:39 AM PT

Pictures of boat I am trying to sell.

I am going to sell 30 plastic model airplanes, all vintage, and all have fragile parts. I am concerned about packaging these since the planes have propellers, guns, and antenae that could easily break in shipping. All of them are World War ll models that are the 1/32 size. Although they are weightless, the box size is going to be sizeable I would think...

If anyone has ideas about how to protect these in shipping I would appreciate your advice. I do not want  damage to occur,  then returns etc. If this is the wrong discussion board to ask, which one is the best?

Thanks for your help.

Shipping & Returns discussion

Oct 22, 2016 11:21:20 AM PT

Need packaging advice please

She purchased my item yesterday (Sunday) and sent me a message asking me to cancel. I told her sure and to cancel on her end. She says she is unable to as it says it's too late to cancel.


I thought if I cancel an item, it hurts my acct but when buyer requesats to cancel an item it doesn't. Can't a buyer cancel as long as the item hasn't been shipped?

Selling discussion


First off, this is my 3rd ebay account, so I am not a new seller, this is just a new account. I listed my first item on this account about one hour ago. I wanted to have a 30 day return, however the listing tool will only let me do 14 days. Any one have any idea how to fix that?

I called ebay and the CS rep was unable to change it either and suggested I end this item and relist it so it will list under the old listing tool.

any ideas?

Selling discussion

So I bought this vintage radio, and the user listed it for about 30 bucks or so, with free shipping.

In the description it stated "if you win the auction, you pay the shipping cost"

and I hit the buy it now option.

Since the person listed it as free shipping, am I obligated to pay the shipping? Shouldn't that be declared in the shipping cost and not as a disclaimer in the description? What obligations are there for this situation, on both accounts?

The user has not messaged me yet but im expected them to soon, just wanted to clarify these things before proceeding further with the purchase

Bidding & Buying discussion

Oct 24, 2016 2:01:24 PM PT

Paying For Free Shipping?

have no reutrns accepted - item listed said "30" arrows" in title, "30" & long bow" in description, took almost an hour to pack so that ea arrow was individually secure so as not to ruin 'feather' part - customer wanted to return because he didn't know they were 30" - we've accepted returns & theyt come back useless. We refused the return & he posted a negative feedback -- sent him a message asking him to please remove for the above reasons --


is there anything we can do to remove the negative feedback?

Selling question

I came across a listing for an item at $30,000 the item is worth maybe $24.00 so I clicked the listing and in the description this person was saying how poor they are need the bills paid and want money for a wedding so if you click and buy you would be helping them so much.  Please does ebay really condone these types of selling practices?  And what topic do you choose when reporting such a listing?

Bidding & Buying question

Trying to print a shipping label and my printer won't print the label. The message says, "Creating print data" and label never prints.

Any ideas?

Shipping & Returns question

Oct 23, 2016 7:12:10 PM PT

Ebay shipping label will not print


Buying & Selling Basics question

Oct 22, 2016 8:02:40 PM PT


Bidding & Buying question

I have not had any views on my 100% silk  NWT embroidered Hawaiian shirt.  I thinks it is awesome and wondering why no one else does.  Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Selling question

Oct 22, 2016 5:29:46 PM PT

HAWAIIAN SHIRTS with listing

Why is the seller able to leave only positive feedback?  I reported an unpaid item.  The case is closed, but the buyer is still showing 100% favorable rating because I cannot leave the negative opinion that she deserves.  That does not sound right.

Payments question

Oct 23, 2016 11:35:28 PM PT

feedback for unpaid item

my selling item is probleum.why

Selling discussion

Oct 23, 2016 11:26:01 PM PT


I have a Michael Kors tote and it has 2 tags inside. One has long letters and numbers and the other tag says Made in China and E-1403 what does the E-1403 mean?

Fashion discussion

Oct 24, 2016 11:32:05 AM PT

Michael Kors Codes?

My buyer realized she ordered the wrong size and backed out of the transaction after I purchased shipping label. How do I issue a partial refund (minus shipping costs)? Thanks!

Shipping & Returns question

Oct 23, 2016 5:49:43 PM PT

Order cancelled after I purchased shipping

Will this product work in the United States and will i be able to record from my TV? I know that the cable connectors are different and that i will need to buy the adapters and a step up transformer.
The UK tv frequencies are different then US, will i need some kind of converter box to change this. Anyones help regarding this matter will be greatly appreciated.

Electronics discussion

Shouldn't I as a bidder on an item see the reason a bid was retracted on same item? I've read that it tells the reason on the bidding history page but I sure don't see it!

Bidding & Buying question

Oct 24, 2016 12:26:21 PM PT

Retracting a bid

Does anyone know about how old this may be? I came across this at my parent's house. Thanks

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Oct 23, 2016 12:38:43 PM PT

Chinese Tea pot vintage

Please I bought a product and I saw it's been deleted . I tried to message the seller but it's not working .

Bidding & Buying question

Oct 24, 2016 11:16:14 PM PT

Item deleted

Where can I find the reason a bid was retracted? I bid on an item, was outbid. I get an email saying the other bidder had retracted their bid and I could see the reason on the bidding history page. I do not see the reason.

Bidding & Buying question

Oct 24, 2016 12:30:46 PM PT

Retracting a bid

I recently had a buyer who wanted me to call them to answer questions rather than just asking them in the email message. They spelled out their phone number because ebay doesn't allow contact information to be put in the body of messages.  It seemed weird, had the buyer just asked the questions in the original message I could have possibly answered (though it seemed like a very vague question). This was a customer with a lot of feedback so it seemed weird and made me uncomfortable. Anyone have any experience with this?

Selling question

Bought an item and the seller supoosed to ship it within 2 days from clear payment.
Its been three days he did not ship the item also he is not answering to my messages.
What should I do to refund my money?
Best regards

Shipping & Returns discussion

Oct 25, 2016 6:14:11 AM PT


Hello....I have used ebay several times although I am not always familiar with it's procedures. I purchased several items from the same seller, and used the BIN tab and put all in my shopping cart till I was finished searching items at their store site. Directions then led me to use the "ask seller for total" option so they could re calculate a new shipping charge for me. I was assuming I would receive a reply via messages but I see at the bottom of my "watch item" page an unpaid invoice notice. Is this where the updated amount would be found with the new shipping total? I just want to make sure that when I click "pay now" that I'm doing this correctly. Also, the amount showing is not different than if I would have purchased each item separately with each having one shipping charge. I'm confused as to where I will see the new and updated shipping invoice. Help is greatly appreciated.

Bidding & Buying question

i rarely have a problem.


but shipped a package to a po box in NY NY...

the tracking says "available for pick up".


don't get it, i have no restriction on po boxes.

feel it is safer to ship to one.

usually it would say; "delivered at mailbox"...

it is a bubble mailer. should fit even in a small po box...


has anyone encountered this issue?

it's been 4 days and the buyer has not picked it up.


wonder if i should call the location?

well too early at this point...







Shipping & Returns discussion

I bought something I need quick and find it's a Hong Kong seller (I choose US only) and claims to be shipping from the US and added a tracking number that I cannot track or find the shipper.


I know eBay allows this, but then, what is the point of choosing to search US sellers only if that means nothing in Ebay stupidland?


I am currently trying to list four or five hundred items and now my incentive to list is zero.

Selling question

I won bidding but now the seller doesnt reply. The item didnt have no destripcion about size and color, It wrote only all sizes and all colors. So I presumed that I can choose the size and color of it. Now I have to pay for it, but the seller doesnt respond. He doesn have any feedback ratings and any other items so I think he is fake. What can I do.

My Account question

Oct 22, 2016 7:22:57 AM PT

I won bidding, but the seller doesnt reply

by a new seller.


I will just come out and admit it -


Should I have known better?  Yup


Did I forget the old adage  - If it is too good, then it is probably not true?  Yup


Did I do my homework to see if it was legit - Nope


Did I get scr*wed?  YUP


I was just going to wait it out, and on the 27th file item not received and then forget it ever happened.


But I see a lot of new sellers blame ebay for paypal holds.  Well if they had not done so in my case I would have lost $750.


So it is not only buyers that we have to be careful of, but scammers posting as sellers.


All I can say is thank G-d for ebay's money back guarantee.

Selling discussion

buyer wants to BIN a halloween costume that ends on the 27th - he doesnt want to pay for it til the 31st - when he "gets paid"

Is there any type of plan for that to be allowed?

Selling discussion

Oct 22, 2016 10:51:48 AM PT

buyer wants to pay later

I sold an item and indicate priority mail on my listing with 1 business day processing. I sold the item on Friday, went to ship it on Saturday, and USPS indicated that there was a high volume recently in my area and they will not be able to ship my package until Tuesday. I made sure to indicate I needed it delivered by Halloween, as it was part of a costume, and they assured me the package would be there by Friday. I relayed this to the buyer and he said that he would not accept anything slower than what is indicated on my listing. I understand his concerns but the USPS shipping speed is out of my control once I do my end of the bargain. He said that if I shipped it on Saturday it should be to him on Monday. I'm not sure if I should continue with the transaction. Since the item hasn't shipped, should I cancel the transaction to avoid having a case opened against me? I don't want negative feedback for things out of my control. What shoud I do? Does he have a reseaon to open a Money Back Guarentee case on me?


P.S. - On my listing, the priority mail option is free so the buyer did not pay extra for it.

Selling discussion

Oct 23, 2016 11:30:24 AM PT

Buyer not happy with delivery time

This sort of October surrpise was also unforesen and upsetting: My viewers/watchers/sales have been dismal. I think I have some really cute stuff with a reasonable price point listed and I am getting no traction.  I stored all the spring/summer stuff on TL and have predominately fall/winter things listed so I am season ready. Yet, to avail.  Any other clothes sellers -- or any other category for that matter -- in the middle of a dought?

Selling discussion

Oct 22, 2016 4:28:08 PM PT

October Surprise!


I recently sold an item for $299




the FVF was $30 and that FVF included the $5 I paid to ship the item


why does ebay get a FVF on shipping?


you can't really avoid it....if you bake the shipping cost into an item

you still pay 10%


is this greedy or what? 

I will bet this adds up to millions if not billions of dollars a year.


what the heck?

Selling discussion

I can't help but think that more than a few people list an item here and it sits so they also list it on another auction site. I don't like the idea of it but when one takes fees up front and the other takes them at POS..... is it risky if you check both sites every couple of hours and end the listing on one site immediately if it sells on another? Collectibles type stuff - not hot sellers.


I mean, with a sell thru rate of 1-2% per month - what is the real danger of doing this? I know of the dangers here for INR but, other sites... but what are the odds??  


Not you of course, but if you know anyone who does this, I would love to hear if this worked for them or not. Thanks!

Selling discussion

I would like to sell my bachelors degree in emergency services management and homeland security for $50,000 - enough to pay off my student loans. Do you know if I can do this and if so, do you think it would sell? 

Selling discussion

Oct 24, 2016 9:55:18 AM PT

I would like to sell my bachelors degree

Is this part of the "new & improved "functionality" of the boards"?


Lots of weirdness going on with them today


My kudos bell goes to 1 then when I change threads it goes back to zero again LOL

Selling discussion

Right now my overall sales are lower than I want so I am accepting a lot of offers even if they are a dollar or two less than what I wanted to get.  Meanwhile my sales of books on Amazon have really slowed down. I am asking myself if I am overpriced for the current market.


To make it easier on myself I price on ebay to match Amazon prices, though as I say I am willing to undercut the Amazon prices. I wonder about people who don't understand or like Best Offer and just pass on my listings. As a bookseller I now have to compete with Thriftbooks and Goodwill which undercut prices left and right. I am beginning to think that I need to change up my M.O. and when my store listings expire, spend more time researching prices on ebay rather than on Amazon. [right now when I relist on ebay I check the prices on Amazon and adjust those at the same time] At least on ebay there is history of closed and sold listings wheras on Amazon it's all about matching or lowballing other sellers' prices, with no information on what the books have actually sold for.

Selling discussion

Oct 24, 2016 10:05:29 AM PT

overpriced for today's market?

Ever search for an item several times over a year or so and never find it listed?  You find parts and pieces, but never the whole thing.  It's several years old and no longer made, but you have one and like it.  You want another because you don't like the newer models as well.



Then finally one day just on a lark, you search again and find it.  Aha!!  you say to your self.


Then you see the price and it's at least double what you're willing to pay.


Curses !!  Foiled Again!!


It does have Best Offer, but you know it would be silly to offer 50% less than the BIN.


So, you put it on your Watch list and hope it doesn't sell and gets relisted at a lower price,





Selling discussion

Oct 23, 2016 2:58:32 PM PT

DRAT!! and Double Drat!!

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