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Some sellers are selling "Rainbow Rose" seeds. Rainbow roses aren't made from seeds. They're made by taking regular white roses and injecting them with dye. 

I haven't bid because I haven't fallen for it. I tried "Report Item" but could find no way on it to report that the item itself is a fraud. They don't even seem to have a category for that.rainbow_roses_by_surrender_the_booty-d4b40mg.jpg

Bidding & Buying question

Mar 4, 2015 3:33:47 PM PT

How do you report scams?

Is this an authentic Coach and if it is, do you know the name of it? Thanks so much for your expertise.


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Fashion discussion

Mar 4, 2015 4:31:49 PM PT

Is this an authentic Coach bag?

hey . i've got these things but i have not any idea whats that -the only thing i know is i looked at it and these are not ferrous . maybe i can get some information from an expert ..  thanks

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Antiques discussion

Mar 5, 2015 11:00:09 AM PT

I need help

See the cardboard at the edges of the bottom? I've never seen one that wasn't completely encased. I'm far from being an expert. The bottom doesn't lift out. Opinions?


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Fashion discussion

Mar 5, 2015 8:27:42 PM PT

Vera Bradley Question Please

I have looked everywhere but to no avail. I have a few books on cups and saucers and found nothing. Also looked on all the sites I know and looked through Google photos. Nothing. Any help would be appreciated. DSCN1615.JPG



Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Hi. I have what I think is the crank top to a Dazey or Sears Farm Master butter churn. I would like to ID and date it, it's not marked anywhere. Would the maker's name also tell me the age?


It's all metal except for the handle and paddles. The triangular red cover has a very Deco look. It would probably fit a jar opening 5.25" wide. It's 8.75" from the ends of the paddles to the flat top of the lid.


Any help would be appreciated.







Collectibles & Art discussion

am ashamed to admit it, but I know next to nothing about glass.  I look to your expertise.


I just brought this heavy, lovley vase home.  It is signed on the bottom, but I cannot make it out.  Anyone here recognize it?


Thank you in advance!!



Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Need some assistance! There are so many ways to describe this pattern! Can somebody please help with the ID?

8" Dia x 4" Tall with Ring Foot - Thanks!

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

....and REQUIRE that it be paid for items IMMEDIATELY out of those deposited funds. Just for thier first 90 days or 10 feedbacks. Please?



Tired of Newbie No-Pays.




Selling discussion

MARCH 4, 2015:  As the third BETA test got underway recently on Ebay, once again my descriptions were hidden under a hyperlink, and once again sales have dropped because of it.  After submittiing my input by using the "Tell us what you think" link, the following morning my pages appeared normal, but, my view of ebay has no effect on what others see when accessing my listings.  I posted last month about this issue and have been scrambling to circumvent my falling sales.  In an effort to help my buyers find my descriptions, I will be including the following picture in each of my listings.  Also, I have changed most all my items to "New other," rather than "New," so the accompanying 1000-character description, beginning with, "Click the "See full item description" link for full details and warranty dates" will appear directly under the title in each listing.  I would also add,

another significant change I've noticed includes randomly-selected portions of my description visible under "Item description."  In such cases, I have no control over what portion of my description Ebay selects for display, nor can I alter it in any way.  However, the disclaimer stating "Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing" still appears at the top the description section of each listing.  Very frustrating indeed!  Any comments or suggestions on my efforts would be greatly appreciated.  And Kudos to all the fine Sellers out there! 



Selling discussion

Does anyone recognize this Artist? Painting is nicely done. It looks like Blesh or Blesk.









Collectibles & Art discussion



Good morning everyone.



New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

Hoping for confirmation as well as addition information on this bracelet. It is marked Lind and and I think S14kt? So I am guessing heavy gold plated. From researching I came across information that state Lind is the same as Lindenwold? Was wonder if any one had and additional information on Lind Jewelry. So I think the stones are Labradorite from appearance? A lot of the Labradorite I has view look more blue these are more of a clear with blue flash.  Is there such a thing as good quality labradorite and if so any ideas what these would be considered based on the photos? Any and all help greatly appreciated.









Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

I have purchased a few Hermes tie, but I don't know if they are fake or real. The only that throws me off is the white backing on the tie. THese tie does have the string loop on the inside of the tie.photo 3.JPG If there is any information on if these are fake or real, I would really like to know. 


Thank you. 

Fashion discussion

Mar 4, 2015 1:44:12 PM PT

Help in authenticating Hermes Tie

I can't figure this one out!

There is also a red heart on the soles. I really appreciate any help you can offer. Thank you in advance! DSCF3063.jpg030315013.jpg

Fashion discussion

I bought this today from a fellow thrift store hunter who found it before I could  - paying a premium because it just had "The Look"! - I was sure it was a deco era floor ashtray, but I can't find anything on it. - It has stamped on the bottom: 







Can someone tell me what I have?  - It's not silver, right? More likely silverplate? - Even if it's not a ashtray, I believe with a nice glass ashtray set in it this piece would look great!

Thanks, I appreciate any help.








Collectibles & Art discussion

Sorry for being so needy lately, my research isn't giving me any results.

I have this unmarked wide stretch bracelet, the elastic is a dingy white, rhinestones are both prong set and glued in.

The middle sections are a clear lucite, they look like a peach color in my pics but they are a thick, clear lucite and the greenish color on the top is a reflection.

Any thoughts as to age ?





Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group


New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

I have a copy of Cetait Le Soir Des Dieux by Jean Dorsenne Editions Mornay 1926. I have found the title from other sellers but the cover on mine is so different than those. It is blue leather with applied pieces of yellow leather. Does this make it more desirable? Any help would be appreciated. Oh, the couple sitting on the grass; she had a wardrobe malfunction and I covered it up with the black bars.


Booksellers discussion






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Depression/40s-50s-60s Glass

Mar 5, 2015 11:42:40 AM PT

Help Me Id Following Depression glass

This sterling ring has only '925' and a mark on one side with a gold wash.

Does this mark look familar to anyone ?





Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group


New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

My Mom can't find any gold marks on it and all I could say to help her was that I thought the stones look like aquamarine.  I told her the box didn't seem to go with the necklace but I could be wrong.  The box is leather on the outside and says O.C.Tanner on the inside.  I asked her to take pictures of the back and I don't see any marks either.  


Can anyone tell me anything about this necklace?  My Mom would be thrilled to learn anything about it!









Antique & Vintage Jewelry by Design

She can't find any gold marks on it and all I could say to help her was that I thought the stones look like aquamarine.  Can anyone tell me anything about this necklace?  My Mom would be thrilled to learn anything.  I told her the box didn't seem to make sense with the necklace but I could be wrong.  The box is leather on the outside and says O.C.Tanner on the inside. 








Collectibles & Art discussion

Is there a name for the design that is on this Pairpoint shade? I believe the shade is a Venice shape found on an arts & crafts design base number 'B3016" Any help as always will be much appreciated. THANKSpair1.jpg


Antiques discussion

This doll has been in our family since the 1980's. I've never been able to identify her. Would like to get a replacement head for her so would really like to know who she is please?1966 Made in Japan - Pat PendingUnidentified 70s Barbie faceBarbie head, shoulders & torso

Dolls discussion

i want to create ebay new account.

and if i create ebay new account, will be register new paypal account.

but i have question,

Can i use my credit card that i've been using for my another paypal account, by adding to my new paypal account?

Payments question

Mar 5, 2015 12:17:36 AM PT

i want to create ebay new account

It is very heavy for it's size I am not sure what it is made of, I was thinking clay or stoneware. On his banner reads, bah humbug, it is quite dusty.













Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

At auction last night the items was describe as a victrola with a brass horn. I was not seated in close viewing distance.  It is a modern replica marked as above in the title line. Googling I can find NOTHING ZERO ZILCH about this hybrid. I am afraid to list it. Can anyone steer me to any information about these? 20150305_202858.jpg

Collectibles & Art discussion


Bidding & Buying question

Nice pair of earrings need directional help on maker. Opinions please, on cufflink image.  Greatly appreciated all the help!





Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Anyone else notice that the thread titles are all blue and aren't turning pink/violet after you have read them?  Yup, deleted cookies and cache and no help ~ is it just me?

A Part-time eBay Sellers Group discussion

Mar 5, 2015 7:18:42 PM PT

Glitch Du Jour?

I've been having some difficulty posting this, so this is my second try - Please help identify this piece of pottery.  It appears to be an ashtray.  It measures 7" in diameter and stands on three little "feet".  The surface is black, but there is a chip on the underside, which will let you see the actual color of the pottery.  Any help will be very much appreciated.black pottery1.jpgblack pottery3.jpgblack pottery4.jpg2013christmascardphoto.jpg

Collectibles & Art discussion

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Fashion discussion

Mar 4, 2015 3:15:03 PM PT

Burberrys Real or Fake

can anyone identify these rare gemstones? i am very good with jewelry but have never seen these stones before, they are set in vintage designer Reve sterling silver, thanks - dark purple with breaks of blues/blacks - a light peach color & the seafoam green with breaks/swirls of different colorsIMG_8073.JPG

Fine Jewelry, Gems & Precious Metals discussion

I've heard some people say that if it's spelled with the "s" at the end it's not authentic but then I've seen some sell on ebay like that. I emailed the people at the Burberry company and they just told me to buy from their retail stores to be sure of authenticity so I would appreciate some help if possible. Thanks. 



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Fashion discussion

Mar 5, 2015 3:41:42 PM PT

Is this Burberry's shirt authentic?

Is this a real or fake JoJo Joe Rodeo Pilot 644 JRPL4 11CT Wrist Watch? Any Help is much appreciated


Fashion discussion

I initiated a return due to the item not being as described.  Per eBay's policy, the seller is to pay for return shipping under these circumstances.  The seller has approved the return.  According to the screen I get, I have to contact the seller to get the return shipping label, but the seller has no clue how to do this.  It is now past the return window, but I am still not able to ask eBay to step in and help.  What's the deal?  How do I ship this item back?Screen Shot 2015-03-06 at 12.30.40 AM.png

Shipping & Returns question

I've never seen this particular backstamp and haven't been able to find it anywhere. Thanks for your help!  


Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Mar 6, 2015 6:15:54 AM PT

Can anyone identify this backstamp???

Hi everyone,

Can I get a hand with this item. 

I believe it is a "corn husk bag". I was wondering if anyone could confirm that or if not

let me know what it is. Also if anyone can ID the pattern or area it is from I would

really appreciate it. It looks like it has some age to it.  If you need additional pictures let me know.

It measures 38" long x 20" wide.


Antiques discussion

Mar 6, 2015 7:22:47 PM PT

Please help with a corn husk bag?

Large oil on canvas. Painting has been reframed so name is on back. FOX 1888. Cannot find anything about the artist. Thanks.


Collectibles & Art discussion

Mar 4, 2015 6:05:52 PM PT

Need help with artist


Collectibles & Art discussion

Mar 4, 2015 8:34:01 PM PT

Need help identifying artist signature

Hi, could anyone tell me if this is a hankie or a scarf? The label is sewn at the corner. Vintage Carol Stanley, pure silk. Thank you so much in advance.



Vintage Clothing & Accessories discussion

Mar 6, 2015 11:51:41 AM PT

Scarf or Hankie?

Came across this interesting chair. It has the look of Mid Century Modern with a striking logo on the back but can't find anything about it. There are no tags or identifying marks. If anyone has ANY idea who made this, it woudl be greatly appreciated!IMG_0873.jpgIMG_0872.jpg

Home & Garden discussion

I'm guessing this is Chinese, but would like some verification on that. Otherwise I'm pretty sure the metal is Bronze from the patina. Also any help on reading the hallmarks and possibly dating the piece would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance for any help given. :-)

Collectibles & Art discussion

Mar 5, 2015 12:13:41 PM PT

Antique Chinese? Bronze Teapot

I have had this on the antiques board with no replies.  Can anyone help here? It is 10.25" tall and 5.25" onn the base and mouth.





Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

 I need some assistance in identifying this vase.  It is really heavy and it appears to be well made.  The Blenko decanter I know is made by Husted, but I can't seem to find any other green ones online.  I also know it is from the Archetactual Series.  It is approx 24 inches high.  I found one, in the Husted Museum but that is all.  I would like to know the value, for insurance purposes.  I got it for 5 dollars at an estate sale, along with the blue atomic Blenko sitting next to it.:smileyvery-happy:







Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

I would appreciate any help with these 2 glasses as far as maker, pattern

and/or age.  The cranberry is 8" and the cobalt is 7.5"




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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Mar 5, 2015 12:07:52 PM PT

crystal help ID 2 wine/hock galsses

The link to a "escalate case" is broken after a failed refund. 

Any idea as to how I can report this? Other than by phone?


Specifically I get this message: 

Page Not Responding 
The eBay page or feature you are attempting to access is not responding.
Please try the options below:

Shipping & Returns question

Unsigned beauty...I can not find any other like it.  7" Tall and the color is smokey gray. 

Hoping someone recognizes it and can help ID it.


Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Can anyone give me a clue what this large quilting frame is worth. Its handmade and the outside frame measurments are 10 foot long, 36 inches wide. Has a roller with brake on both ends. Made from pine or fir (I think).


Thank you!


Needle Arts & Vintage Textiles discussion

Mar 4, 2015 12:54:34 AM PT

Value of large quilting frame?


              I have many about six inches tall all have frill dresses and all are different, can't figrue out this artist.



Selling question

Mar 4, 2015 5:19:08 PM PT

Mini Doll Signature anyone recognize?

Hi..Would this outfit be a Christening outfit or a church dress with matching jacket and hat or was this typically used for something else? Am I correct in estimating it is from the 40's to 50's? I also do not know how to describe the the design on the dress and front of the hat. The dress is organdy and the jacket and hat are also organdy lined with satin.Any help describing this set is appreciated.

Thank you


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Vintage Clothing & Accessories discussion

Mar 4, 2015 10:36:20 PM PT

Info on vintage infant outfit

Anybody else getting this error?  Earlier it was only if I tried to upload more than one at a time, but now I can't do any


Shipping & Returns discussion

Mar 5, 2015 9:33:24 PM PT

"Page Not Responding" Uploading Tracking

Is this Satsuma? And does anybody recognize the mark on the bottom? Thank you.


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Collectibles & Art discussion

Mar 4, 2015 5:58:41 PM PT

Satsuma mark?


Depression/40s-50s-60s Glass

From the indents on the side rim, this is apparently an ashtray.  It measures 7" across and stands on three little "feet".  The surface is black, but there is a chip on the underside, which will give you an idea of the actual color of the pottery.  Any help will be greatly appreciated.black pottery1.jpgblack pottery2.jpgblack pottery3.jpgblack pottery4.jpg

Selling question

Hi, I am pretty sure this is plate Japanese Imari but I'm not certain.  Hopefully someone can verify or else straighten me out.  It is about 14 7/8" in diameter.  I am also hoping someone can give me a ballpark estimate of its age.  Thanks in advance for any help.  












Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Mar 5, 2015 9:46:51 PM PT

Is this Japanese plate Imari and what era?

Hi I need help to ID these vases. Country of origin, maker, age, ect. They are 9.5" tall.  And about 8.5" wide. Any info will be helpful. Thanks RAAPHDS.

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

The bit is a Jacobs 3/8" X 24KG however I cant find the stand or base...What is the Base? What is it called? Any on eBay? DSC07502.JPGDSC07503.JPGDSC07504.JPGDSC07505.JPG

Product Discussions discussion

Mar 6, 2015 5:10:51 PM PT

First To Find This WINS!!!! WIERD TOOL....

000_0004_00.jpg000_0002_00.jpgThis powder jar bottom (5" diameter) I am almost sure is Ruba Rombic made by Consolidated Glass in the late 1920's, early 1930's. It has several chips on the top where the lid fits to the base. I do not have the lid by the way. I am asking for verification of my findings and would you list this in the condition it is in. I do know that it is a rare piece, but without the lid and the chips on top, would you list it? TIA. Judy

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

HI all,


Have checked the glass and etch pattern gallery but can't id this ste. Stands 6" tall.



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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Mar 5, 2015 8:12:27 PM PT

Glass: etched pattern stem ID?

Any ideas what you call this kind of print?


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Fashion discussion

Mar 6, 2015 8:07:01 AM PT

Keyword Suggestion?

Hello Jewel Pals,


Can anyone ID this mark, it says HR or possibly AR Sterling. I've looked on the 925-1000 site and also Illusion Jewels. No luck so far.


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Jewelry & Gemstones discussion

Hi, Does anyone recognize the mark on this sterling orchid pin?  I'm not even sure what letter or letters it is.  I thought maybe M, or TT, or II, and have looked on the RSJ site under those letters.  I saw one example of the same brooch on Worthpoint, but not identified.  Probably a long shot, I know.  Thanks for any suggestions or help.









Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Mar 6, 2015 7:59:14 AM PT

Mark on sterling orchid pin

This is a beautiful covered compote with handles. Can you help me find the maker, pattern or age. Thanks much.

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Collectibles & Art discussion

Can anyone help me with the name of this piece?


Collectibles & Art discussion

A friend gave me bags of things to sell. I don't know the first thing about jewelry but I am giving it an all out effort.


I find this brooch interesting.


3 1/2" X 2 1/8"

The center is glass with an etched out design from behind. First stones, pearls (i'm guessing not real. 2nd stone...Green with white scarab, 3rd pale coral color?

4th dark red, garnet maybe? The bee also has a dark red gem. Star has a pearl and the last flower green stone and two very small pale purple gems?

It is not magnetic so I am guessing brass??


I want to list it but don't know much about it. Thank you, Donna @ La Boutique Garage





Antique & Vintage Jewelry by Design

Have a wonderful day today!!




Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Mar 5, 2015 5:29:44 PM PT




I need help with a Report. I printed out all of my 2014 Monthly Sales Reports and I can't make heads or tails out of the top columns. The amount Received is the second column. Right?  The next column over is the PayPal Fees??? What is the Amount Sent? Other Debits/Other Credits /Net Amount????


I'm going nuts trying to figure this dang thing out. Not very explanitory for a Report. Does anyone even use these? Do I even need to use these Monthly Reports? Or is the Annual Report enough?


sales report jan 14.jpg  I thank you in advance! :smileyhappy:


My Account question

Mar 4, 2015 3:46:38 PM PT

I need help with a Report Please

Help with ID on this Painting.  It is on Canvas Board.  Signature is tough to make out. 







Collectibles & Art discussion

Could this be a meat skewer? I originally thought it was a letter opener. It measures just under 10 inches. The marks are smoothed down and only the outline of each mark is visible. The last looks like a letter A. Are the marks English do you think? I'm not even sure if it is sterling or plated, so thanks for any insights!


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Collectibles & Art discussion

Looks like a sleigh bell to me, but I don't see any that look like it. Please help identify. Thanks!


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Collectibles & Art discussion

Mar 6, 2015 11:31:39 AM PT

Is this a sleigh bell?

Hi I am needing help with a old watercolor painting that is signed. This is a very well done piece. I cannot make out the signature. So I am hoping someone may be able to shed some light. It is not large but is 14x8.5 inches. Any help is appreciated.



Collectibles & Art discussion

Help! Paypal just put a hold on funds for an item that was shipped through the Global Shipping Program. Tracking clearly shows it was delivered to the address she provided. She opened a dispute for item not received on the same day tracking shows delivered.  Please tell me I'm covered for this. It's a $99 sale. She's claiming this:I did not receive the item. I believe this to be a scam. The item was relisted after I paid for it (I had two pairs of the same item). A shipper claims to have delivered it but the address provided was incorrect.(How so? I only shipped to the global shipper)  I believe this delivery to be falsified.(What??) Please provide a refund.


The Global Shipping Program claims to protect it's sellers:

You aren't responsible for item loss or damage that occurs after the item is forwarded by the US shipping center. Once an item has been forwarded by the US shipping center, you won't be responsible for refunding the buyer if an eBay Money Back Guarantee or PayPal Purchase Protection case is filed against you for one of the following reasons:
A buyer claims an item isn't received or


So do I need to worry?? 

Selling discussion

This probably shouldn't annoy me but it does. When I list something and have 7 or 8 watchers who never buy I assume that most of them are sellers who are just watching to see if my item sells and for how much. I think it would be awesome if seller/watchers would send a message to let me know that I should not get excited thinking my item is probably going to sell. If you are a seller/watcher maybe you could try another technique...do a search for the item you are wanting to check sales on and then go to the column on the left, scroll down and click on "sold." It will show you how much that item sold for AND you won't have some hopeful buyer disappointed that their item did not sell even with lots of watchers.


Selling discussion

Mar 5, 2015 11:55:22 PM PT

Watchers who are sellers

I HAVE NO SELLER ACCOUNT - NEVER DID -  YET my EBAY has been hacked!   It shows I have a Dashboard and statistics, AND I am getting all kind of email from buyers SAYING THEY BOUGHT FROM ME, DID NOT GET PRODUCT, AND THEY WANT A REFUND!!!!!!!!!   Really, this is QUITE RIDICULOUS !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

My Account discussion

Mar 4, 2015 4:48:52 PM PT

I am NOT a Seller

A buyer wanted me to knock a large chunk of money off of an item I had GTC. I agreed to his price but said I would list it as a 3 day offer at that price so that others had a chance at it too.  The item weighs 26 pounds in the box and is oversize.  The guy writes back asking who will pay for shipping.  I ask him his zi[p hoping it will be close and I will pay shipping, instead it is the furthest point away still in the USA.  The guy keeps writing messages in the gtc listing.  I twice send him the number of the auction then say 'take this number xxxxx cut and paste it into ebay search field, message me from there and I will make you an offer.  I was prepared to take him up on his offer and give him free shipping when he nastily replies 'I do not know how to cut and paste, and gets meaner in the rest of the email.  I read his left for fb and he leaves negs and the buyers reply he is hostile. BBL for him.  Oh well maybe someone else will buy my widget with less problems.  


The best part was I don't cut and paste LOL

Selling discussion

Mar 4, 2015 9:32:46 AM PT

BBL Before I even bother

I'm an old guy, I've been around awhile, I sell mainly older than me postcards, old womens watches, and old Gillette razors (when I can find them).

I'm getting email from eBay offering me a store cheap (I don't do enough business for a "store"); mail congratulating me on my "above average" rating,
"We love how you take care of our customers." "Is there anything more we can do to make it easier for you to sell?", they tell me they blocked two "premature" refund requests (probably slow overseas ship)-  most everyone has given me pretty good feedback.

They're gushing over me. I'm not used to this. But it's happening. Wow.


Selling discussion

Mar 5, 2015 2:57:44 PM PT

eBay is really taking good care of me

Rcvd mess. unauthorized user of buyer or bidder acct. today, this was shipped on 2/27/15. I just received a notice this evening from eBay that they had to cancel the bids and purchases on the buyer??????????


And, please note, that we're working with the account owner to prevent any additional unauthorized activity.

This was shipped, already.  They credited my fees? Who cares about the fees?  Why am I being informed, after the fact?


This is not showing delivered as of yet, and, I will be on the phone, with USPS, first thing.


However, the message says" we have made it easy, to relist your item, if it was removed." BUT, it is no longer available in search listings. 


What is going on, and what do I do now.  


Thanking you in advance...

Selling discussion

I had to cancel a transaction with a buyer. The buyer clearly violated EBay rules by wanting to complete the transaction outside of EBay and also, asked for my phone number. When I told him this, he demanded the item to be sent right away. I didn't feel comfortable dealing with him as I know there are going to be issues.i have reported him. He never paid and I'm stuck waiting for him to respond and close the case so I can get my feed back. I'm frustrated that my invoice is charging me a $50 fee. How long do I have to wait to get the much needed money back? It's been since mid February.

Selling discussion

Mar 4, 2015 2:08:15 PM PT

Cancelled transaction

I was on the board last night and suddenly got yellow banner "success, items is now floated". Anybody has any idea what that means, what have I done to get that ? (I was on tablet so there is a chance I touched something by accident)

Bidding & Buying discussion

Mar 4, 2015 7:03:00 AM PT

Item floated

A package was sent on Mar 1 2015 and supposed to reach Honolulu already but hasn't wats taking so long

Shipping & Returns discussion

I ordered matching rings from the same seller sizes 5 &12 and it just posted as shipped...when I looked at the Notification it says they shipped both size 5...so I messaged the seller to make sure they shipped sizes 5 & 12...seller says yes...so my question is could it just be a mistake it saying both size 5? It's from China with no tracking

Bidding & Buying discussion

Mar 5, 2015 1:10:00 AM PT

I think the seller sent the wrong size

Hi my name is Giovana Marsano, I sold a SILVER DENON AVR-2805 7.1 Channel 135 Watt A/V Surround Receiver to slumdog49. the customer complained that the item wasn't working properly, we brought this case up to you guys to get the help provided since we had tested the receiver right before selling it and it worked perfectly fine. Ebbay's final decision was to have the costumer return the item and once we receive it we had to return the money back. we got the receiver today and its damaged, dented in the back and we didnt receive all the cables we had originally send. I need to know what to do in this situation. If you guys need pictures from the receiver please let me know and i will send them immediately thanks

Shipping & Returns discussion

i got an email from ebay saying they protected my seller status by delaying a return for refund request " too early". I have no idea what item they are referencing and it does not say anything on my dashboard. anyone know what this means?

Selling discussion

Mar 4, 2015 6:08:56 PM PT

Protecting my account Question

My package did not get picked up from my mail box yesterday.  Do I need to void and print a new label or can I just dop it off with the label I printed yesterday for pick up yesterday?  Thank you

Selling discussion

I found a car on Craig list that I really like an want to purchase but the seller says he has an account through ebay to make my payment to them an the will ship the car to my address how do I know if this is a scam or not

Bidding & Buying discussion

Mar 5, 2015 3:33:08 PM PT

purchasing a car!!!


Selling question

I usually pay the same day that I win an auction, but I am anticapating some travel in the near future. Should I contact the seller to let her/him know I have a bid on an item, and when I will return and pay just in case I win, or would this be unnecessary communication and a nuisance to the seller? Are there any other etiquette rules that aren't neccessarily listed, but I should be aware of?

Buying & Selling Basics question

Hey guys,

I was looking for a light gaming computer, with limited cash on me, and happen to come across this listing:




and purcashed the item on January 3rdh. And, since it was listed as a gaming computer, I thought it would suit my needs. After it arrived, I plugged it in, then tried a few games on it, and they can barely run. Plus, the memory itself was outdated, (PC 5300) and I had to upgrade it to the newer sticks (DDR2 800hmz, PC 6400). But, didn't see a change, as the computer still runs slow. This is not a gaming pc, it's just advertised as one, and I paid good money for it and got an old outdated pc!

Bidding & Buying question

Mar 6, 2015 11:15:48 AM PT

Did I get ripped off?

Got THIS message.....


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Selling discussion

Mar 6, 2015 12:34:05 PM PT

Tried to list a vintage cookies recipe

      Last Friday I sold a NWT Vince Camuto purse, Retail $298 for $149.99 plus 14.99 Shipping. I sent priority USPS with signature confirmation. It was delivered March, 3rd to Detroit. I sent a message earlier today to see how everything was, and also I had noticed that the leather looked a bit dry (it had been in a dustbag for 7 months) and recommended a great leather conditioner. I got a message back stating that "she had noticed the dryness as well and was disappointed since the listing did not state this and it was sold as NWT) and she was unsure if she wanted to initiate a claim through ebays return process. I sent a message back stating that I was sorry she did not like the purse, and would send her a shipping label free of charge so she could send it back. I also stated that when I received the purse, as long as it was still in the same condition I sent it in, she would receive a full refund, except for shipping. I do not offer returns on my listings, but do urge customers to contact me if they need to. I receive a message back stating that she really did like the purse, and would prefer it if I could give a partial refund in the amount of $50. 1/3 the purchase price. I am relitively new to ebay and do not know how to approach this matter. Any advice would be greatly appreciated!!! Thank you so much!!!

Shipping & Returns question

Mar 5, 2015 5:14:30 PM PT

Screwed if I do, Screwed if I don't??

I know as a seller it's possible to block a bidder by userid.  Is it possible to block a seller?

I know you will say if I don't like a seller, to just not bid on their auctions.  But I'd like to block a seller from showing up when I search for auctions.  He/she has a lot of auctions in the areas where I buy and I'd prefer to not have him/her show up in my searches.  I've bought things from this person in the past and have found him/her to be very rude.  On principal, I don't want to purchase from him/her again.  By blocking them on my searches, it cuts down on the clutter and also avoids me bidding by accident.


Putting the person on my blocked bidder list doesn't block them as a seller in searches.



Bidding & Buying discussion

Mar 6, 2015 9:23:38 AM PT

Possible to Block Seller?

As an eBay seller I have a very happy relationship with a large craft supply distributor.  But they don't carry everything I would like to offer.


This past January my daughter and I joined the Craft and Hobby Association ($100+ dues), and actually travelled cross country to their mega trade show.  We signed up for wholesale accounts with several manufacturers directly.  All these companies wanted to set up an account was our resale sales tax collection certificate and a minimum order.


However, there was one ...very well known...manufacturer who has on their application form "We do not support or sell to E-bay businesses."  We are really disappointed, as we love their merchandise and our distributor doesn't carry it all.  We even went to the class ($30 fee!) offered by this company on how to use their latest releases!  Now we want to SELL those latest releases!


I can't get around the fact that I am an eBay-only business on the application because they require a picture of our storefront if we are a bricks and-mortar-store (we aren't, although we do some resale at craft fairs), or the address of our website if we are an online retailer.  That web address would be our ebay store site, and that's what we used to successfully apply for accounts with the other manufacturers.


This post is not to rant. I guess they have a right to refuse service to anyone (unless they bake wedding cakes, apparently). But I would like to know from you good people what you think (or know) their reasons might be for refusing to sell to eBay businesses if everything else they require is in place.  And I'm not going to ask their rep directly because I would have to admit I'm an eBay store.


Also, without naming names of wholesale sources (I know you won't anyway lol), have you run into this rejection also?


Selling discussion

I have been trying to get my item, item # 201293600949 to sell with no success. Any ideas or comments?  

Selling question

A buyer purchased an item from me, paying the BIN price.  After receiving the item he contacts me saying he found it for less money at Walmart and is unhappy that I charged so much.  Not only is the item no longer manufactured so very unlikely to be found at Walmart, but my price was consistent with previously sold items on eBay and less expensive than other currently available options on eBay, hence why he purchased it from me.  I offered a suggestion that perhaps he had found a similar but not identical item and I would be happy to offer a refund.  He responded with "Too bad you feel that way" and left feedback accusing me of being "dishonest."   I feel like I'm being strongarmed into offering a refund without asking for the product back.  Surely this isn't right.  Is there anything I can do to combat this?  I'm a new seller and a single negative feedback is going to have a HUGE impact on my business

Selling question

Buyers, how do you react when the shipping charge is much larger than what the buyer actually paid to ship?  I agreed to a 14 GB pound shipping cost, thinking the seller would ship in a large, sturdy box and possibly use delivery confirmation.  My item was small and fragile.  When it arrived it was in a small, flimsy box and had cost 5 GPB to ship.  It wasn't broken but that was just luck. 


I have asked the seller if she would refund some of the overcharge, but so far no reply.

Bidding & Buying question

Mar 6, 2015 11:13:44 AM PT

over charged for shipping

Shipping & Returns discussion

Mar 4, 2015 6:06:38 PM PT

Mark as shipped

All of a sudden, my packing slip is printing off centered. It prints fine on my laptop with Windows 7 but not the desktop with XP. I can print a Word document just fine but the eBay packing slip is too far to the left and is cut off.  Anyone else experience this issue? Any suggetstions on how to correct?

Shipping & Returns discussion

Mar 4, 2015 7:07:04 AM PT

Packing Slip Off Centered

So I won a DS game but after looking at the pictures closer, I noticed a sticker that says USK which would imply that the game is in German.  Unfortunately, I don't speak/read German and the original language of the game is not specified in the item description.  The seller is based in London but I naturally assumed the game would be in English seeing as it is in the American eBay site and the item description didn't say otherwise.  I have not paid for the item yet and have contacted the seller about the language of the game but haven't received a response.  Is there anything I can do to speed this process up?

Bidding & Buying question

I just received a return request for an item that the buyer says is too small. In the auction I state that I do not accept returns and to measure yourself carefully before bidding to make sure the item fits.

What should I do? I don't want to accept the return, I said everything above in the auction specifically because I had dealt with this before selling a similar item and I didn't want to deal with it again. If I do not accept the return, can the buyer slam me with negative feedback? Should I just accept the return even though I explicitly stated my terms? What's the point of having the option of no returns if buyers can just request them as they please anyway and there's nothing we can do about it. 

Shipping & Returns question

Mar 6, 2015 8:29:25 AM PT

Return request, please help

I purchased an item on Feb 23. I haven't received it yet. I checked the estimated delivery date, and it says March 25.


What is the maximum amount of time after purchase that eBay will resolve an issue? If it's only 30 days, I'm concerned because I can't open a ticket until after the projected delivery date, and the projected delivery date is more than 30 days after the transaction. Or does the clock not start until after the projected delivery date has passed?


Just wondering if anyone knows the eBay policies as I'm having trouble finding them.



Bidding & Buying question

Mar 5, 2015 10:19:51 AM PT

Buyer Protection - Long Shipping Estimate