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Motors discussion

This isn't right is it?

There are also repeat winning bidders that leave the same positive feedback.

Also, the current bid is not the same on the item listing vs the bid history.  It's lower on the history.



30-Day Summary
Total bids: 370
Items bid on: 335
Bid activity (%) with this seller: 100% Help
Bid retractions: 0
Bid retractions (6 months): 0

Bidding & Buying discussion

Oct 31, 2014 12:49:22 PM PT

Shill type activity

Need help if anyone knows who made this stem or maybe the pattern of etching?20141029_181855.jpg20141029_181905.jpg

Collectibles & Art discussion

Hi All,


I am hoping someone can tell me what this signature says on this bowl and maybe something about it.  


These are the best pictures I can get.  


Any help is appreciated !



Thank you,














Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

So I picked these two little guys up today at a local resale shop (hence sticker residue in one pic).  I can't seem to find anything about them.  I've dug through Google and eBay and haven't even found a pic of either of them.  Anyone on here got any ideas?  The kissing bunnies one has a marking/signature on the bottom but I can't find anything about it.  The other one doesn't have any markings on it but based on the appearance appears to be by the same artist.  They look green in the pic but are actually more blue/teal than green.  


I don't know if these are handmade by someone in art class (would have to be very skilled) or if these are a famous and rare piece of porcelain.  If anyone's got any info please let me know.


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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Oct 30, 2014 9:38:04 PM PT

Help Identifying Porcelain Rabbit/Bunny



Good morning everyone.



New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!



Getting creative with my son's dog, Fenway ~ a Bernese Mountain dog!




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Halloween Pumpkin animated gifs - Drawings - Animated Gifs - Halloween Animated Gifs

New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

Found these 2 unusual things at same place & bought them; even though I have no idea what they are!

Can anyone tell me what the heck this 1st thing is? A incense holder? (But made of wood?) - Maybe it meant rupees, but it had a $138 price tag on the bottom!

2nd is obviously a carved & painted statue holding a mirror - but googling that turns up nothing!  Can someone give me a different name or description to try?

Also, I assume she is from India or Hindu because of the jewel in on her forehead, but she is also naked - which made me think 'native' or Hawaiian (I don't know why Hawaiian, it's what came to mind!) - Isn't that unusual, even as a joke?

Thank you!










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Collectibles & Art discussion

Never saw this before. There's usually a dash after "Your terms" on these notices.

When I asked the buyer what they meant by "contract terms" she said it had been

auto-inserted on the offer screen and she had no idea what "contract terms" means.

Frankly, in this context, I don't know what it means either.

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Selling discussion


Hope everyone has a bit o' fun whatever you're doing today.

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Oct 31, 2014 2:30:10 AM PT


oy pumpkin face


Oy! What a face! You've grown so much! 

New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

The witching hour is almost here ~ Friday, October 31st is Halloween!


Do you have plans?  Party?  Funny costumes?  Funny pictures?  Decorations?  Post them here!  I'll start....


Getting creative with my son's dog, Fenway ~ a Bernese Mountain dog!




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Halloween Pumpkin animated gifs - Drawings - Animated Gifs - Halloween Animated Gifs

Part-time eBay Sellers discussion

Oct 29, 2014 9:16:05 AM PT

Happy Halloween ~ Eeeeek, It's A Ghost!

A gorgeous addition to my engraved collection

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Its Edwardian, and the condition is amazing! Thankyouthankyouthankyou!

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Oct 29, 2014 7:48:24 PM PT

Wow, Amy/Dream Peddler! It came!


Fashion discussion

I was just getting ready to list this set (on another venue) when it struck me how beautiful it is.

So artistic, so well crafted, so...American!

And I'm recalling the many times I passed-by Renoir at the sales because it had no bling, no sparkle, it didn't interest me.

In checking completed auctions it seems to me this jewelry is terribly undervalued.

I'm pricing it pretty high so I'll probably get to keep it!





Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Oct 29, 2014 4:32:30 PM PT

My New Love? Matisse Renoir

I purchased these earrings today and need to know if Vendome was ever spelled without the "e" on the end?  Don't know if these , well I do know they are older, but it looks like there would have been room for the e    Thanks,  Carolyn


Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

I have 2 ceramic Santas that look like twins, but one is marked Betty Lou Nichols and the other is marked Johanna Calif.  My  Santa planter is marked Betty Lou but I have seen the same Santa planter on ebay marked Johanna.  I've googled both companies but have found no connection between the two.  I guess I'm just curious about the markings. 



Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Despite having verified credit card and all billing information in my paypal profile unable to checkout on e-bay. Paypal customer service responds with silly generic suggestions such as these:


  • Requested for a PayPal invoice or money request from the seller. - Impossible, chinese seller doesn't understand me.
  • Ensures that you are making the payment using the computer that you have used before. - I never changed my computer!
  • Access your account using a secure connection. - Do you think I am going over http from ebay? Can you not see screenshot?

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I genuinely hate paypal and e-bay now. Batling to checkout for many days is beyond disgraceful at this century. 

Bidding & Buying discussion


Collectibles & Art discussion

I tried Doty's website but couldn't identify this pattern? Thanks in advance

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Oct 29, 2014 10:22:13 AM PT

Pattern of this Carnival Glass Bowl?

Hi about 2month ago  I ordered an item have not received my item. I'll never get? please help me ore turn my money back


http://www.ebay.com/itm/Women-Winter-Slim-Coat-Double-Breasted-Lapel-Wool-Outwear-Trench-Coat-Size-S-XXL/111449195366?_trksid=p2045573.c100033.m2042&_trkparms=aid%3D111001%26algo%3DREC.SEED%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D25223%26meid%3Da634fe14431b4cec89b262d851ecfea3%26pid%3D100033%26prg%3D10631%26rk%3D3%26rkt%3D4%26sd%3D361053549742        that s the winter women coat I ordered 

I will not order the clothes you never if you didn't receive my item

Shipping & Returns question

Oct 31, 2014 7:18:17 AM PT

din't received my item...pleas help me


Is this some kind of homemade cannon like a father to a son or is it part of a toy? No brands or symbols present, it has 12,5cm long.


Collectibles & Art discussion

Liquor and tumbler glasses, little angled cuts along the edges. Some are gilded, others are not. Very beautifully made. Wondering if any ideas about maker or style or keywords? Appreciate any direction. Thanks! 

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Home & Garden discussion

My grandmother had this plate in her belongings. The signature resembles Sevres but looks to be too sloppy. There is also a signature on the front that I cannot make out. Any help with the origin of this plate would be greatly appreciated.20141031_125113.jpg20141031_125207.jpg

Collectibles & Art discussion

Oct 31, 2014 11:19:35 AM PT

Small plate with SEVRES style signature?

I like to use Club Aluminum as they are easy to clean, no teflon to deal with (usually, some recent "Classic" pots did have teflon), and cooks food more evenly than typical cheaper pots and pans plus it doesn't rust like cast iron. There's a reason some of them are still selling over $50 used on eBay.  Quite often when I go to yard sales, garage sales, flea market, and Goodwill I keep an eye out for them. I also check eBay for once in a while bargain price.  In all the time I've checked and watched, the dutch oven were always 3 quart or bigger in size.


A few days ago I found what seemed like a very small dutch oven.  Measuring 7.5" by 3" tall and calculated at about 115 cu in which comes to about 2 quarts max. It looks absolutely tiny next to my 3 and 4 quart dutch ovens and even some of the pots with handles I have.


top view of the dutch oven


side view of the dutch oven


bottom view


Since I had never seen small dutch oven even on eBay, I was wondering if it could be a display model or something? This one barely covers the *small* burner and without the usual handle I'd have to use mittens to hold it or move it. But there'd be risk of catching my mitten on fire if I tried to hold it while stirring something so that's why I thought at first it wasn't regular production dutch oven.


Information on the defunct Club Aluminim (and Mirro who bought them years ago) line is scare on internet.  I still haven't figured what all sizes and styles have been released.

Home & Garden discussion


I have a really nice large scarf that is labeled Roberta di Camerino.  I have no idea if her scarves are ever counterfeited, but the tags are Chinese.


So - 2 questions -


1 - Are these ever faked, and if so, do you think this one is fake?




2 - Can anyone read the characters to tell me what the fabric content is?  I have tried to research it, but no luck.


Thank you so much in advance!




Fashion discussion

Oct 30, 2014 8:19:10 AM PT

Roberta di Camerino Scarf - Need Some Help

Hello everyone.

I'm on here today to try and solve a family mystry.The images shown of an ink set was always said to be Nantgarw but further investigation said it sisn't now thats unfortunate (for us) but that leaves the mystry of what is or by whome this piece was made.


Just hoping we can solve this and put the assumtion to rest.






Collectibles & Art discussion

Oct 31, 2014 9:44:23 AM PT

Help with pottery identification

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Toys & Hobbies discussion


Need some help here... is there a technical therm for this? It's an identification number of a deposit safe of a portuguese bank. Could this be on bronze? ThanksDSC_7092.JPGDSC_7093.JPG

Collectibles & Art discussion

Oct 30, 2014 3:13:50 PM PT

Is there a technical therm for this?

The cameo you see was my grandmothers.   Unfortunatley it was stolen during a home break-in.  We've been looking for a couple years for any similar or idential cameo's to try and replace it, but nothing has ever come close.  Does anyone have any ideas who designed it? Where else to search for this cameo?  Any ideas or suggestions is appreciated.  Thank you.




Jewelry & Gemstones discussion

Can anyone tell me if this is an authentic Gucci scarf?  Not sure if the font is correct?  It has hand rolled edges on the sides, feels silky.  42" long and 14" wide  Actual color is maroon (poor lighting for photo).  If authentic is it vintage or is there a resource to determine age?  Thanks (its my first Gucci--I hope)Gucci.jpg

Fashion discussion

Oct 30, 2014 1:28:14 PM PT

Is this authentic Gucci scarf


This looks like a "negative" for comics scenes from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, but i don't know its techical name or what they are or even the origin.

Please help. It has 11,5cm x 11cm.DSC_7152.JPG


Collectibles & Art discussion

Oct 30, 2014 3:37:46 PM PT

TMNT Comics Balloons Acetate? Whats this?

Anybody know anything about these toothbrushes? I can't find them anywhere (well there is one on E-bay Belgium for sale).

Are they banned or something? I can't imagine they're that rare, I found two brand new ones at GW today.





Home & Garden discussion

Oct 30, 2014 12:47:09 PM PT

Dental Revolution DR32

Can anyone tell me what this swatch of fabric is for? 



Fashion discussion

Is this an authentic Rambler bag?

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Fashion discussion

Oct 31, 2014 6:15:39 AM PT

Coach check please

I found this beautiful chair today at a local thrift store - I've never seen one like it. I believe it's danish mid century modern - is that correct?

Does anyone recognize the style or designer, - where I could say "In the school of" or "in the style of" when I list it?

It has no markings - it looks like it may have had a small tag that came off.

Also, it has a corduroy like material where you sit & rest your arms.

Thanks, I appreciate any help with this 

PS - It's surprisingly heavy, like the wood is a very dense type.

Thanks again














Collectibles & Art discussion


My Account question

Oct 29, 2014 9:41:23 PM PT

I would appreciate some help on this item.

I have been to the usual sites but there is little if no information. I have this Christmas tree brooch with what seems to be real pearls. The only other thing research has brought me, is that someone sold a brooch listed with cultured pearls.  Hoping to pick someone's brain for more info....Thanks :smileyhappy:




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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Oct 30, 2014 8:58:13 AM PT

Anyone familiar with Rapallo Jewelry?

I would appreciate some help on this item.  It is a beautiful piece, but I have no idea who made it.  It is 11" tall with a bottom diameter of 6".  I can't make out the marking on the bottom.  I think it is a foreign piece.100_3274.JPG100_3279.JPG100_3275.JPG100_3278.JPG100_3280.JPG

Selling question

I found this 28" carved & painted statue holding a mirror - but googling that turns up nothing.  Can someone give me a different name or description to try?

Also, I assume she is from India or Hindu because of the jewel in on her forehead, but she is also naked? I asume this is for a table for the owner or guests to get a laugh as they check their make-up/hair, but I've never seen anything like it - is it rare/valuable?

A really unusual find - even for me!

I appreciate any help with this - I'd like to list it.


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Collectibles & Art discussion

Join us for our monthly listing contest and challenge.  This month's theme is 'Turkey Talk'.  List anything that you think fits the theme of a Turkey.  Whether it's related to Thanksgiving, Fall, Golf, WKRP or something that is really ugly, if it makes you think turkey then it'll do!  If the theme fits you must it list!


Here are a few rules to listing:

1. 'LFVS' (Lilo's Fardville Sale) in the title for search purposes.

2. 7 Day Auction Format must be used.  You may add BIN

3. Auctions start @ $8.88.  BIN's must be a fardie number. Ex: $12.12, $18.18, $33.33, etc

4. Use an official Contest Logo in the description. Logo at end of this post.

5. Auctions must be started on November 1st or 2nd, eBay time (PDT).

6. Please add the following disclaimer to your listing:   This auction is  part of Lilo's Fardville Monthly Contest.  LFVS is an eBay recognized group of sellers that promote community values. 


The winner of the contest is the listing that ends at the highest price above the original start price.  Winner gets bragging rights and can pick the theme for next month.   We LOVE IT when a listing fits the theme!


So dig through your boxes and find all those items you think are real turkeys!


Here's the Logo:



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Selling discussion

Needing information on small green tea/coffee cups there are no markings on them anywhere, They are beautiful little cup and seem to be quite old. any information would be helpful, thanks.DSC04740.JPG

Tools & Apps question

Oct 29, 2014 1:17:40 PM PT

Need information on green coffee/tea cups

Not sure if the font or design is right but this is my first Gucci scarf.  Appears to have hand rolled edges.  Feels silky.  No tag  42 inches long and 14" wide.  The actual color is maroon but shows purple in the photo.  sorry bag lighting.  The ends are not rolled, only the sides.

  If authentic how do I tell if vintage?  Thanks much!


Selling question

Oct 30, 2014 1:24:21 PM PT

Is this an authentic Gucci scarf

Picked up two D & B Bags at a moving sale both for less that $6.00 total.  From my research they both appear to to be the real thing.  This bag was made in China.  Any input is appreciated.





Fashion discussion

Hello ladies! Please offer any info on these laces I picked up today, ie: handmade vs. machine, age, origin. I would so appreciate the help! The one with the houses... is that a collar? It wouldn't encircle a neck... do I only have a part of something? Both ends are finished on it. It's so lovely! Is it Asian? And I find the hankie so unusual. I'm not even sure if it should actually be called a hanky, it's really an invitation to tea. How sweet!



Needle Arts & Vintage Textiles discussion

Oct 31, 2014 1:39:08 PM PT

Antique laces and an unusual hankie

 I dicided to return the item. They offered me a parial refund, but i do not feel good about doing business with them after all the arguing that went on.

My question is how do I get them to pay return shipping as stated below.

Item Information
Return ID:5002255711
Seller ID:webdeals4less
Return shipping:seller pays

Bidding & Buying question

Oct 31, 2014 9:27:31 PM PT

I have decided to return the item

I know there used to be a board for vintage textiles but I couldn't find it now.  If there is a more appropriate board for posting this, please let me know.


Lovely old quilt, approx. 90 by 72 in.,  but much of the appliqued fabric is worn thin or totally worn away.  Could anyone tell me the pattern name and if it is worth anything in this condition?







Antiques discussion

Looking for any information at these pieces.  the larger piece with the chain is part of the "necklace" but my aunt put a chain through it for a bracelet.  She picked these pieces up in some little store way back when.  At any rate, we are looking for any info.  the green stones have the look of a plastic, bakelite perhaps but it seems softer to the touch.  Metal of some type can't ID, tho pics look like plastic ... Art Deco sort of styling ... Any info on age perhaps worth ?


TIA! for any info


Antique & Vintage Jewelry by Design

I've done an internet search in the last hour or so and have not found anything that references a triangle with an M inside next to "sterling"  I have front/back pictures, although slightly blurry ... any information would be greatly appreciated.


Thanks so much for all the wisdom what is shared here!



Antique & Vintage Jewelry by Design

Is it just an import mark or do you know if this is a specific maker? Thanks!! Lori


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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Oct 31, 2014 4:37:22 PM PT

SJ 925 mark?

I was thrilled to recently win an auction from a seller here :cattongue: for this fur clip...



Why? Because this is the very first piece of jewelry I ever bought...




It was 1960, I was 10 years old, and I went with my Mom to a second hand store. (They weren't called Thrift Stores then.) I spent half of my allowance (25 cents) on the bracelet.


Now, 54 years later, I found a sister piece to it!  Just wanted to share.



Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Oct 31, 2014 9:00:29 PM PT

54 years later...








Hi there. I have these 3 vintage Barbie dolls and outfits that are in need of an ID. Some of the outfits are black and white clothed tagged marked Barbie or Francie.


Does anyone have any additional information about these dolls and outfits or should I just call it a day and auction them off as a vintage Barbie doll lot?


Thanks as always.........................

Barbie Collectors discussion


Can someone tell me if this is some kind of print or some kind of drawing? Can someone identify the signature?DSC_7148.JPGDSC_7150.JPG

Collectibles & Art discussion

Oct 30, 2014 3:27:23 PM PT

Is this a print or some kind of drawing?


Collectibles & Art discussion

Oct 29, 2014 8:41:39 PM PT

what is this mark, is it silver?

This set isn't vintage, but I'm hoping someone can help me. It's marked Bat Ami which is from Israel & is contemporary jewelry. The necklace is leather cording, the large gold piece is stamped .925 as is the clasp and has a foil Israel tag. The clip earrings are stamped Bat Ami .925 with a 24k plate paper tag.  Is this considered Vermeil? I apologize if this isn't the right board to ask about this. Thanks for any help.


Bat Ami


Bat Ami 2


Bat Ami earrings

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Oct 31, 2014 8:52:39 AM PT

Bat Ami Israel jewelry 925 Vermeil?

We had this sword in our basement forever.  I don't know what it is?  Can anyone help?  Measures 28" long 22 1/2 to that hook piece.  It has a groove down the blade. It has that hook piece with a circle on the top.  I don't see any marks, but there is alot of rust that it may be under if I knew where to look.  Thanks in advance for any advice. P1130647.JPGP1130652.JPG

Selling question

Oct 30, 2014 2:23:57 AM PT

I have a sword and I don't know what it is?

Looks "older," to me, but I don't know how old. There's been some soldering repair done around the neck, and there's a broken piece on the edge. At least one piece of glass is cracked. No signature on it. 2" neck diameter x 12" rim diameter x about 9" tall.


Any thoughts on age, or anything else about it? Is there a name for the green, "bumpy" glass pieces?


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Inside below, which shows the newer soldering around the neck.


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Antiques discussion

Oct 31, 2014 4:53:25 PM PT

Stained Glass Lamp Shade Questions

This pottery stein is 11" X 6" and weighs approx 4 lbs.100_3274.JPG100_3276.JPG100_3278.JPG100_3279.JPG100_3280.JPG

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Oct 29, 2014 9:58:26 PM PT

Help ID big stein

Dear friends, I ask for your help in evaluating these bottles. Are port wine, and I think they are rare bottles. A friend has these bottles for sale near me. Obviously live in Portugal. Even so are hard to find here.

My old friend, says the bottles are worth thousands of euros. Some of them.


What would be the feasibility of selling these bottles on ebay? Already seen some sold. And is it safe to send by UPS.

Thank you for your help!


1847. thats old!













Selling question

I don't want to turn all my entire feedback to "private", because I want to sell, and I have all good feedback anyway.


I buy (and will sell) lumber, guitar parts, car parts, camera equipment - and occasionally buy something for my wife or daughter. I have asked some sellers for no feedback on items I purchase for my wife or daughter. (Feedback for purses or skirts aren't going to help me sell lumber.)


Some sellers listen, a few don't. A seller right now has told me they use automated feedback, everyone gets the same feedback, and it is triggered when I pay. They are being lazy. So, I'm, waiting to pay until they agree not to leave (good, but generic) feedback that I don't want. Do I have any "rights" within ebay to demand no feedback? (remember, it would be good feedback, I just don't want it)

Bidding & Buying discussion

Oct 30, 2014 4:26:08 AM PT

Request NO feedback, seller refuses

After selling here and there for a long time, I have decided not to sell any longer.  All changes are scaring me and reading the board here as well, with all the issues with buyers is really concerning.  I just sold a tablet, pretty much new, but due to hard lesson learned while selling, I listed it as used (since it was opened, it was considered used).  This "new" tablet sat for well over a month before I had to lower the price dramatically to get someone to bid on it.  And, of course Ebay took 10% of that sale... What a rip off... 


So, I am sorry to say that as much fun as it was to sell on Ebay, it is no longer fun for me.  

Selling discussion

Oct 30, 2014 7:07:36 AM PT

Too scared to sell any longer



Selling discussion

Oct 29, 2014 11:01:51 AM PT


Hi Ebay community first I want to say how much I love this page, I even quit my facebook page and just checking your topics and comments, I really learn a lot and some of it are so funny comments.


Now I have a buyer asking questions about one of my items then she told me she need it by Monday, but guess what the auction will be over Sunday night, so what she think I suppose to do cancel my auction and sell it to her??? Is that okay with ebay policy just cancel an auction and sell it now

Then if she buy it now and I ship it tommorow ‘Thursday” can she get it by Monday USPS priority mail envelope?

Also she is 0 feedback “ I really don’t have problem with that few months ago I were 0 feedback “

What you eBay community thinks I should do? And thanks in advance




Bidding & Buying discussion

Oct 30, 2014 1:35:41 PM PT

buyer wants my item by Monday

Sold a vintage piece of electronics last month. (40 year old tube radio)


Without being contacted first,  buyer hits me with a "return not as described"


Send message, check and make sure all the tubes are seated in the chassis.

No response. --- For those not familar, back in the day, electronics had vacuum tubes that plugged into a metal chassis.


Anyway, paid return shipping. Received item back, one tube loose. 2 seconds to plug it back in.

I am now out $55 for initial shipping and the return. Get a defect. Still have a perfectly good item that buyer was too lazy to spend a moment to

simply follow a basic instruction.


Obviously I am in the wrong business for the "new " eBay.

Just can't wait for the 180 day PayPal rentals, I guess I am supposed to guarentee 40 year old electronics will work forever when the failure

rate on NEW electronics is about 10% within 90 days.,


No way...


1.3M in sales here over the last 10 years. . I will take it elsewhere


Selling discussion

Today I went to the post office for shipping the priority international package. I have printed out the prepaid lebel from ebay .After I handed to the clerk with my item, she put my item on the scale and then told me that my prepaid postage was wrong . She said the shipping cost I paid was much lower than what she saw on her computer. I tried to explain her that I got discount from ebay.com. She said she has no idea about that. I should buy and pay at usps.com only.


I contacted ebay. Ebay advice me to void the postage and then go and pay for post office price. This seems not help me much. I think all seller know that the shipping discount is part of our profit.


Anybody have any idea to help me with this problem? Thank you very much.

Shipping & Returns discussion

Hi All, 


I sold something this morning....YAY! I guess. I am a bit concerned though. I am in the United States and don't sell internationally because most of what I sell is electric and there are voltage and plug differences between countries. I don't want somebody to use these items with a voltage converter and get zapped or burn up their applicance, which is why I always check "No International Shipping," which I did for this listing (totally verified after I saw that the shipping address for this). How did this order get through? Why did eBay allow this order? 


It turns out this buyer is just in Canada, and I believe we have the same voltage and plugs between the two countries, but I am still concerned. I had to cancel two different international orders for the same item last month. I thought I had opted out of international shipping then too, both times!!! Though it was clear when I looked back at the listings, I hadn't done this correctly. It was very uncomfortable. One temporarily refused to cancel. One wasn't immediately refunded the obscene amount of customs fees. Now, I am extra careful to click the "No International Shipping" option, but what good does that do if eBay will still allow international buyers to purchase my items?


Can anybody shed some light on this?



Selling discussion

My shipping finally fell below 90%. I called CSR to find out why? It should be 100%. I was told if I get payed on Fri. my lable has to be printed by Sat. to be on time. I wasn't printing my lales untill I was ready to ship on Monday so I lost my TRS for that. Does anyone know if this is accurate?

Selling discussion

Oct 29, 2014 10:38:26 AM PT

Shipping fell below TRS

What happend all my purchase history is gone.?

Bidding & Buying discussion

Oct 29, 2014 8:32:40 AM PT

purchase history

Welcome, one thing I have a problem


My Account discussion

Oct 28, 2014 5:21:09 PM PT


Anyone know what this thing is for? It's made of gold tone metal and it is marked IS on the bottom. Probably

worthless, but can't stand not knowing what something is!  Thanks!

Collectibles & Art discussion

Oct 29, 2014 10:30:43 AM PT

Please help with ID this thing

Buyer paid for 2 items seperately.. I put in one box..Printed label... went to enter the tracking number on second item and received this message.

" The tracking number you entered is already being used for another transaction and cannot be applied for this transaction. Please enter the correct tracking number for this order.

A valid tracking number will allow your buyers to track the status of their order and know when to expect delivery. Plus, it will help protect you if the buyer files an Item Not Received claim."



When did this new policy start? 

Selling discussion

Some one in here that can help me fix the problem


Bidding & Buying question



I cannot seem to get the image to work, but here is link to it in my photobucket account. 


I found this lonely Corelle pasta bowl in a thrift store.  I love the pattern and trying to find out name to see about getting more.  I've done searches on here and google with every description I could think of and haven't been able to find it yet.  Does anyone know the pattern?



Home & Garden discussion

I had a coat I had up for auction the buyer won but hasn't paid he wants me to bill him later and ship it I'm sure this is a scam just curious what your guys thoughts are

Selling discussion


On my selling account I received a soft positive, the widget I sold had the dimensions in the title, the description AND a photo of the item next to a standard ruler!

 The feedback the buyer left was a positive but it said "totally useless item, too small". I know alot of buyers dont read the description or look at photos.... but this seems crazy, esp. since the widget is well known. Surprizingly he did not ding any of my stars. Is this a SNAD coming? The item was under $10.00. I'm confused as to if I should do anything or not.....wait for a SNAD, respond to feedback, ignore........Any thoughts? Thanks!

Selling discussion

Oct 29, 2014 8:55:54 PM PT

I got a soft positive.....is a SNAD coming?

Ask your questions to eBay staff:




Going on now for the next hour!  :smileyhappy:

Selling discussion

eBay just canceled one of my auctions for a duplicate listing, but according to their policies I can have more than one of the same auction correct?


"You can have more than one auction-style listing for identical items. However, only one duplicate auction-style listing without bids appears on eBay at a time. Learn more about how duplicate auction-style listings appear on eBay."


Although when I listed mine, both were on eBay at the same time with no bids.


I see some seller with over 20 items with bids on them of the same item.  How can theirs auctions stay and mine get canceled?


Auction 1: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=161468180498&ssPageName=STRK:MESE:IT

Auction 2: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=161468560963&ssPageName=STRK:MESE:IT

Auction 3 (Cancled/Removed - Duplicate): http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=161468563812&ssPageName=STRK:MESE:IT

Auction 4: (Buy It Now): http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=161467358657&ssPageName=STRK:MESE:IT


I just want to understand this policy better so I know what I can do and what I can't.



Selling discussion

Oct 31, 2014 6:12:24 AM PT

Duplicate listing Confusion

The item isn't listed on myEbay and the seller isn't responding to my emails. Any suggestions about what I should do?

Bidding & Buying discussion

Six months ago, I bought an item from someone and patiently waited for it to arrive. Then came the date where the item was due to arrive, and there was no item. So, I filed a claim report because this seller was completely silent and did not contact me in any way to let me know of any delays. So, after sending a message asking what was going on and getting no response, I filed a claim and then not long later I get a response and the person tells me they have been out of town and then sent the item fast. This person has no feedback or anything, otherwise I might not have sent the claim out, but I was wary - it has happened before. Had she delayed anymore, the event I needed the item for would have passed and then I would have rather have had my money back anyway, but she sent it on time so I was happy. So, I left her a review that said that the item was mailed at a weird time, but that it was mailed fast once she did. It was also marked positive.


So just today, six months later, I get this very immature e-mailing that is full of sarcasm like "thank you" in quotes, telling me I should have been nicer because she was new, I shouldn't have cared so much about a $15 item and that I should apologize and feel bad because I did something bad to her but she never did anything bad to me.


I sent her a nice, but curt response explaining everything, and also explaining that my review was not bad and that you have to be a little bit of a more communicative seller and try not to be out of town with items up on eBay, unless you have a way to get to the internet while you're gone and keep up. I told her because she was a new seller with no feedback, that is what made me wary and not that I should have babied her because she was new. I told her that she should have messaged me immediately to let me know the item will be delayed, not sit on the estimated delivery and hope for the best.


But now I'm concerned because I have just noticed she has never left feedback for me ....which means she still can? Am I going to suddenly get a bad feedback because she's mad at me for being cautious? I ultimately left her a positive feedback, even though she didn't exactly deserve one, so I don't know what the problem is. She has all 100% great feedback.


How should I handle this at this point? Has anyone else had a similar problem? Is everything on the buyer and not the seller like she thinks?

My Account question

A bookstore buyer purchased a novel. When he received it, he claimed he ordered the book on CD. I did not offer the book on CD, I did not even know it came on CD. I am new to this so I just issued an immediate refund and counted it as a loss. BIG MISTAKE The buyer gave me a negative rating and basically accused me of fraud. I have contacted Ebay about this 3 times. The response is that the posted picture had CDs. Apparently, the ebay stock photo had CDs - this is not what I see on my Seller Dashboard. Only the novel is listed and my description refers to a NOVEL but the tag popped in by Ebay mentions CDs.I have no memory of using the Ebay photo, I do, however, have pictures on my digital camera of the book. I have not had 1 sale since the negative rating which is interpreted as fraud (27 sales this month before negative rating). Is this the end for me? Should I pack up and stop listing/buying? I believe the seller is the real bully here - he got a full refund and still felt it necessary to do something that would most definitely harm my business. Ebay told me the negative rating would last 1 year. Any suggestions for recovering from this?

Shipping & Returns question

I sold an Oscar Taveras 1st Bowman Chrome Auto Refractor that was graded 9.5/10 by BGS. The buyer paid just under $200.00. Not sure If everyone reading this knows of Taveras. He was a young kid that signed with the cardinals at the age of 16, and was projected to be the next big thing. Last week he was killed in a car accident. So I get a message from the buyer that insists upon a refund because he was unaware of the passing of Taveras. I always offer refunds regardless of the reason. The card is already in transit to the buyer. They want me to issue the refund now, with the promise that they will ship it back to me when it arrives in their hands. First off...of course I won't do that. I sent them a msg stating that my return policy is in no way written like that. I did tell them that I will issue a refund as soon as it's sent back to me. They aren't happy, and are threatening negative feedback. Thoughts?

Sports Cards, Memorabilia & Fan Shop discussion

I recently saw where if a potential buyer emails you about your BIN item you can send them an offer?  I don't know if I am just not looking in the right place or overlooking the answer to my question but I am wondering what does ebay charge if you do this?  Is there a listing fee?  Does it take one of your free listing?  It really isn't a listing since the emailer is only one who gets the offer so I was just wondering what fee's are associted with using this option.

Selling discussion

Hello all,


I have this porcelain (I think) piece of a man sitting on some wood logs I am trying to identify. Attached are pics of the mark, it looks like it may be Russian. Anyone have any ideas?


Thanks for looking

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

It is so frustrating to have these members bid and win then after 3 days and several messages and invoice sent and still no payment or responses. Does anybody else have these issues?

Bidding & Buying question

Please let me know asap why I am not covered by eBay Buyer Protection any more. On my profil there is all the time notice - You are no longer covered by eBay Buyer Protection. I think that it is not correct and very unprofessional from Your side, because I monthly buy 50 - 70 items. All these items come from China and it is normally that from this quantity 5-6 items I do not receive. Please let me know can I be covered by eBay Puyer Protection again or seller can do with items that I pay what they want. It means not to send me items because there is no tracking number and I can not check whether seller send it to me or not. In this case if I do not receive item I lose both thing: item and my money because You do not want to refund my money if I do not receive item.

In case You do not want cover me with eBay Buyer Protection I will close me profil. This is not useful for me neither for You.


Looking for Your undrestanding and positive feedback.

My Account question

O.K. - I've heard ebay is cheaper to use now of days; therefore, my husband started selling again BUT we are being charged up the booty!!  how does the charges work on ebay???  I'm not finding and/or understanding it.  Also, a few of the items we listed, we are being charged twice, even though only listed once.  HELP PLEASE  ty

Selling question

Oct 31, 2014 8:03:22 PM PT

How does ebay fee's work

...Evening-I am in the research phase of considering a motorhome ( small R.V.) purchase in the not-to-distant future.  I am curious to know if there is an alternate preferred / accepted method of payment to Paypal or bank wire transfer, the reason being the additional fees.  Specifically, is it possible to put the purchase on a credit card ?  If so,does the seller have to be set-up in a specific manner?  I woul like to be prepared in the event  one happens along.  Any information would be appreciated,Thank-you.

Payments question

I have been racking up the eBay bucks ~ or I think I have~ I don't know for sure because I can't find them! I've been searching the site for an hour and I feel ripped off. I obviously can't use them if they're hidden! Right?

My Account question

Oct 29, 2014 11:01:54 PM PT

where are my eBay bucks?

Assuming that I had a store, if I placed it on vacation, would the items listed have to be relisted and fees paid for insertion even if there is time left on the items?  Need a prompt, accurate answer, please.


TIA, ptd

Booksellers discussion

Oct 30, 2014 2:23:45 PM PT

Question on "vacationing" a store...

shipping is $14.20 for 2 items. trying to send invoice for $10.00. reset doesn't work.

Payments question

Selling question

 2 different buyers won my auctions this past month. Foolishly, I agreed to wait out another auction for each of them till I shipped their paid for items. So nice to save them shipping!  Many thanks from buyers, 5 star feedback AND 2 DEFECTS  for my hassle.


(that was sarcastic in case someone didnt catch it :smileyhappy:

Selling question

I noticed an item (an autographed baseball card) which I am 99% sure is a fake.  I am not an authenticator, but there are several obvious indicators that it is a fake (the card is missing an embossment which appears on authentic versions of the card, the color of the ink is different than all other instances of the card, and recently another eBay seller has been selling blank versions of the auto card).  I contacted the seller and told him of my concerns and sent him a link with a "real" autograph.  He replied to thank me for letting him know, but then I noticed it was re-listed at a slightly lower price.  Is there any place I can report this to eBay?  I don't want to get into a dispute with the guy since I haven't had any (nor plan to have any) transactions with him, but I don't want other possible bidders to get taken.



Bidding & Buying question

Oct 29, 2014 4:41:25 AM PT

possible fake autograph

I won a Buy-It-Now listing, paid for the item, and received a refund five days later. The seller did not contact me about the refund, so I contacted her.


When I contacted the seller, she said she felt bad for not having shipped the item and had just gone ahead and refunded it. She told me to go ahead and pay the total again if I still wanted the item. So I went through eBay, and paid the item a second time.


Received the item a few weeks later, it is not as described (does not work). I cannot open a Return through eBay, as it says that the item has already been refunded (it is registering the first transaction and not recognizing that I paid for it in full after the fact).


I can't contact eBay about the transaction to have it corrected because it just takes me through the loop of "the seller already issued a refund". The same happens through PayPal. The transaction is linked. I've contacted the seller about how to resolve the issue, directly. I've opened a PayPal dispute to have the amount refunded.


But is there no way to flag it directly with eBay that I have a problem needing resolution at this point?


Shipping & Returns question

  1. this is the date the payment was made.
    10/19/2014 12:44:33 ($14.98) PAYPAL *NIFORC 2211 North First S San Jose CAUS 

Shipping & Returns question

I'm revising an exiting listing, trying to add a Best Offer option, but it's no where to be found, All I see are the Starting Price and Buy It now fields, and Best Offer isnt under Additional Options.  


Can you not add Best Offer in revision mode? 


Tried Bulk Editing and also signing in and out/closing browser.

Selling discussion

I am a seller. I sold one of my idems. The buyer paid me. She is unregistered with Palpal but I still got paid. When I went ot print my shipping label I was not allowed becaue her address is not correct. No street number or name of street. I contacted her two times. She is not answering me back. I told her she needed to fix her address. Update it in her account. No answer or fixing of her address has happened. I can not ship her package. Her address is the same in Paypal and she is not registered. Whatever that means. I am fearful of bad feedback and low ratings since I can not ship it. What can I do?

Shipping & Returns question

Purchased fuel pump for vehicle went out within 4 months. Some of this was my fault thought it had lifetime warranty but only 3 months apparently. Done some investigating online seems to be a familair story with this companies fuel pumps. They last on average about 4-6 months, this is outside of ebays 60 day window and this keeps thier feedback in good standings. Didnt know if there is a way to make Ebay aware of and or if they would look into the company. Feel like people are being kinda cheated not knowing there is a good chance of product failures. Was wondering if there is any way to warn buyers of this. It is very costly to have a fuel pump installed luckly I am able to install my own, but by the time someone pays for a 2nd install they could have close to $1000 tied up in $50 fuel pump. Yes cheap is not always better I know lol. Just feel people should be warned thanks for any advice you can provide.

My Account question

I mailed an expensive bracelet and followed the tracking which said it was delivered then 2 days later the buyer is asking where it is? Someone had to sign for it and the buyer is acting like i should know who signed for it and that his post office is turning him back to me for answers. I feel like this is a scam. but dont know what to expect now. Is there anyway I will be held responsible for this? Candy

Shipping & Returns question


Hi all, Im a Hong Kong new seller, I just received an email from a buyer.


Please see below email from buyer,







Shipping & Returns question

Okay, so at the bottom of my seller dashboard it says how many transactions I've done. Does a transaction mean an order (which could include multiple items purchased), or is a transaction a single item purchased. Clarification is appreciated!

My Account discussion

Oct 30, 2014 4:04:32 PM PT

Random Question, more of a technicality

When I click on one of my listings I get this...


This listing (191388665826) has been removed, or this item is not available.

    • Please check that you've entered the correct item number
    • Listings that have ended 90 or more days ago will not be available for viewing
When I click on someone elses listing it just takes me to a list of more listings.
My browser is Chrome and up to date.
Is everyone having this problem?

Selling question

I sent a package from California to South Dakota.  The buyer looked at the tracking and misread it.  He opened a case wanting to know why his package was being returned to California (he opened an item not received).  He simply looked at the steps of the tracking backwards, and the package was delivered to him that same day in South Dakota.  There were no delays.  Package was shipped immediately. He just simply read the tracking wrong.  Now I have a defect on my account. Is there any way to clear it? What's even more frustrating is how eBay allows the case to even be opened in the first place, when the package was well within the time limits posted in my ad.  I have another defect because a customers package was going from CA to TX, but during it's route it went through Alaska.  This was something I had zero control over. Buyer didn't feel it was right, so they opened a case.   Ebay should put a clarification question to the buyer before letting them open a case.  Something like, "Have you tried contacting the seller before opening a case".


One more thing (Sorry this is turning into a venting question/comment)


When I sell an item, I pakck it on the day of the sale.  I print postage for the following day, and schedule a pick-up for the following day.  It gets picked up, but most of the time the package (First Class) doesn't show as received at the post Office until the 3rd day.


Example:  Sell item on Monday, pack and print label.  Tuesday picked-up by Post Office.  Wednesday early morning (before post office opens) tracking shows item just being received.  NOT Tuesday when the carrier picked it up. This happens quite often.  So now this affects my percentage of " your transactions had tracking uploaded within handling time and validated by carrier". Another thing I have no control over.


Trying to do everything right, but eBay is looking at too many things in just black and white and we get dinged for it!!


Anyway the question was, "Can I get transaction defects removed?"


My Account question

Oct 30, 2014 6:23:48 AM PT

Can a case or defect be removed?

Buyer got refund but I didnt notice and shipped item contact ebay and paypal and they said theres nothing to do because the case is close. The buyer has the money and the item for free is there anything I can do??

Selling question

Oct 29, 2014 6:29:29 PM PT