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About a week ago I wrote on a thread about being on hold for 1 1/2 hours and finally getting my problem resolved. So they remove one of the "Opened cases for items not as described"  and  the 1 and only "case has closed without seller resolution". OK, great issue solved!

 I then recvd a survey a couple of days later which I truthful completed. I said how horrible CS is, the reps know nothing and only give canned answers, the wait is so absurd for a professional comp., and that they were losing sellers because of their stupid defect system. I also raved about Megan the intelligent employee that was able to help me and suggested they get more like her. I gave all 1's on recommending ebay, CS service, and other items, other than Megan who I gave 10's to.  Well guess what, all of a sudden the "Opened cases for items not as described"  and   "case has closed without seller resolution" is back on my seller dashboard.


I post this to let you know that you can not critique ebay in your honest opinion on surveys. Ebay employees can change your seller dashboard based on it. If ebay makes a change in your favor, copy your dashboard and save it so you have proof. Please do not repy to this that I should not have filled out survey that is open to debate, I know. I want Ebay to know my opinion of their service, but now I know that it can effect other aspects of my acct. I can only conclude this is to much "BIG BROTHER" and not a professional company. So I am posting as a warning to others. 


1 case has closed without seller resolution
1 case out of 458
(1 out of 458)
Below Standard
(More than 0.30%)
Top Rated
(0.30% or less)
12 months: Sep 01, 2013 - Aug 31, 2014
Transactions: 458
Items and listings % Count
Low detailed seller ratings for item as described
Opened cases for items not as described
Return Requests: items not as described

Shipping and delivery    
Low detailed seller ratings for shipping time
Requests: items not received

Neutral or negative feedback    
Neutral or negative feedback from buyers0.22%1

Canceled transactions    
Transactions you canceled

Selling discussion


Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

I have 3 of these and need to know what to call them and are they vintage.....I cannot get a good picture but can tell you what it says on the bottom


Black Starr & Frost  then they are  and have stamped EPNS or BPNS


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Collectibles & Art discussion

I need help with this Dooney and Bourke bag. The edges and trim are real leather. I like to insure legitimacy on things like this! I also need help identifying the bag, i dont know what it is called to look it up. It is small , like a clutch size...

Thanks in advance!








Fashion discussion

I have a set of 9 plates all with different flower patterns on the front.  The mark on the back is a Haviland mark and the dates are 1890 and 1892  Can anyone tell me what the ES on the plate is?   Initials of artist???P9290735.JPG

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Can anyone help with any information on this tray?  It is about 19 inches in diameter and appears to be silver on copper although most of the silver has worn off the front.  Looks like oriental hunting scenes on the tray.  I can't find any makers marks at all on it.  Any help appreciated.


Collectibles & Art discussion

Does anyone recognize the mark on this bell?DSC07097.JPG


Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

I have boxes and boxes of glassware that need sold from an estate.  I know zero zip about glassware patterns.   Any help I can get in identifying some of this glassware will help greatly.   Don't know whether to list it on ebay or to sell it at the garage sale. P9290574.JPG

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

I just need to know is it vintage or what it would be called.  There are no stamps or anything on it.  The dots on the bottom are from the camera it just has felt.  And the plug is clear gold color  















Collectibles & Art discussion

Glassies!  Can anyone ID this maker and pattern green depression glass plate?   thank you for any help.green depression plate-005.JPGgreen depression plate.JPG

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Hello. I've got this penquins figurine that I have no idea who it was made by, or better yet, what the heck it was originally used for. The tubes in the two silver fittings seem to have a spring action if that helps. It does have a foil sticker which I have tried to research with no luck. I'm really dying to know more about these little fellows so any help is greatly appreciated. It measures a little over 5" high and is about 4 3/4" wide.


Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

I have this large 20 inch Thumbelina.  I acquired her at auction and she was in her original box.  As I was taking her picture to list her, I notice a perfect hole in each ear.  Are those supposed to be there?



Toys & Hobbies discussion

So for the last couple of days search has been kind of working.


Now it's broken again.


I just did a search for this:




This is followed by fat-burning videos, ultimate workouts, Blue-Ray burning, Boot Camp fat burning, Bronx is Burning, DVD-burning software, and finally, after a bunch more irrelevant results, there are two Mississippi Burning DVDs that should have been right at the top (I almost missed them, they were so far down the list).



It shouldn't be necessary to use quotes for a simple search when there are limited results (most buyers don't even know about using quotes) PLUS, when I tried putting the Mississippi Burning part in quotes, I got zero results (even though there are two available).

Selling discussion



Happy Saturday to everyone (or Sunday for our friend across the world)



New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

Sorry for being so needy today I have searched for a few days and I still have my doubts about this bracelet the name plate to me looks like it is on top of a larger one, I have looked at 100's of pieces and not found a plate that looks like mine(On top of another) If it is Hobe definetly newer.....Just looking for a second opinion...Many Thanks!





Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Got these beauties at a church sale and was wondering if this Trifari pattern had been faked, this looks real to me BWDIK

marked crown Trifari sterling pat pend. and last mark near clasp is a number ?? 10 ??


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Then on this frosted glass orb, age and era would be nice to know,it came with the watch pin , but does not fit properly, when attached the pin does not want to close easily do you think it belongs together??

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thanks in advance :smileyhappy:

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I have received this twice in the last 2 weeks.


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I wonder how many fools will click the link?

The real scarey part is I do not have a PayPal account and the only place I have ever used this email address is ebay....:smileysad:


What a secure site.

Payments discussion

Reasons I think it might be D&E small skinny navettes, built in pin assembly & style.


Reasons I think it might not be are the gold tone color seems off & the style is too simple.


I can't find it in my books or on opulant. WDYT?


Thanks, Lori

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

I have a few Barbies I'm hoping someone will recognize. ANY information would be super appreciated! Thanks in advance for your time & help! Future posts coming......


Does anyone recognize this long haired Barbie? I'll call her "A". Her hair is really pretty, neck marked "Mattel, Inc. 1976". TNT body. Her legs look like they have subtle glitter on them.




Barbie Collectors discussion



Share your treasure   purchase with us , one picture or link per post

Bidding & Buying discussion

Here is the list from first half of the alphabet.  SO FAR WE HAVE FOUND A PALM TREE FOR EVERY LETTER OF THE ALPHABET!

I will start by adding New Caledonia to keep our consecutive letter steak going (it could get tough!  I hope places like Oman and Qatar wil come through)


1.  Algeria  10 Centimes 1984

2.  Bahrain  250 Fils FAO  1969

3.  Barbados  10 Dollars  1974-81

4.  Belgian Congo  50 Centimes 1955

5.  Bermuda  1 Dollar 1988

6.  Bolivia  1 Bolivano

7.  British West Africa 1 & 2 Shillings

8.  Cayman Islands  5 Dollars 1989

9.  Ceylon  1 Cent 1945

10. Comoros 2 Francs 1964

11. Cuba  KM#409 to 420

12. Dominican Republic  1 Centavo 1955

13. Egypt  10 Piastres AH1400/1980

14. Eritrea  1 Dollar 1993

15. Fiji 3 pence 1955

16. France  (Marseilles privy mark 1824-1836)

17. French Oceania  5 Francs 1952

18. French Polynesia  1 Franc 1965

19. The Gambia  1 Shilling 1966

20. German East Africa  1 Rupee 1892

21. Guinea-Bissau  2 1/2 Pesos 1977

22. Haiti  5 Centimes 1958

23. India  Mohur 1835, 1841

24. Indonesia  100 Rupiah 1973

25. Iraq  250 Fils 1970

26. Israel  100 Prutah 1955

27. Judaea

28. Kiribati  20 Dollars 1993

29. Liberia  5 Dollars 1974, 1 Cent Token 1833, 1/2 Cent 1841

30. Maldives  2 Laari 1960

31. Mauritius  5 Rupees 1987

32. Mexico  5 Pesos 1950.

33. New Caledonia 50 Francs 



Coins & Paper Money discussion

I checked my books and I can not find the pattern, or I need to get a stronger prescription for my contacts :smileyhappy:

It has the "R" mark, and looks old.

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

not sure but I catched 5 new Defects.


3 totally false- for refunding $6 from  $26 dollar total, called CS 2 times has done nothing about it but says can only see them in about a month.


Defect 4 : False negative feedback "Thank you for fast shipping"- revised.


Defect 5 : Low as described rating for same item from another buyer, just one day distance, both female.


so you catch Defects, your visibility becomes lower, you sell even less and improving your score is slowed down?Clipboard01-1.jpg


If so then why CS is doing nothing about the false Defects?


I think even NPB do cause visibility punishments.

Selling discussion



good morning



New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

I was thrilled to pick up this little 7 inch googly doll at a local auction, but am having trouble figuring out her maker.  Most of the googly dolls I see are on chubbier toddler type bodies, but hers is more of the slender type.  I don't see any markings on her other than 0. at the rim of her head.  Her pate is still attached. Her eyes sleep.   I read up in the Coleman volumes (where these dolls are referred to as rogue eyed dolls), and they mention Kestner, AM, K&R, and Heubach among others all as potential makers, but they all seem to be marked with mold numbers.  I have a book on Heubach character dolls and figurines that shows many examples of those dolls, which definitely have a similar look, but they all seem to have markings.  If anyone has any ideas, I would sure appreciate it.  Thanks in advance! 


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Dolls discussion

I sold a used pair of shoes and described them as good conditon. While I have agreed to refund the buyer she claims the shoes were dirty and faded. The uppers are apale saddle tand and if you look at the picture U can see they are not dirty. The foot bed is a darker color but no worn spots, the soles are perfect with like new tread. Also she said they didn't fit. I am concerned about her describing the merchandise as dirty and faded, I have never sent anything to a buyer 'dirty' and if an item is faded I say so. I am concerned about her feedback.  Any comments , have U had this happen to you. I did message her that I disputed her claim of dirty and faded but that if she was not pleased I would issue her a refund. I feel like just refunding without making my side clear is like saying she is right . The only thing I can see is they didn't fit so... Here is the item listing. The item looks exactly like the listing picture. Thanks





DANSKO open toe & heel, mule- Womens US 9 - LOWER PRICE!


 DANSKO open toe & heel, mule- Womens US 9  - LOWER PRICE!

View purchased item- opens in a new window or tab

Item number:131290470997


Sale date:Sep 15, 2014

PayPal transaction Id:4TV44685FL203324X

Selling question

This bowl is 11" by 8" mold pattern with gang cutting ala McKee Innovation Cut but not shown in stout or any Weatherman 2 or Welkers Cambridge catlogs that I spotter. Whose is it?



Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

I looked on the RJC site and I didn't see this mark-it's a B within a circle, along with the 1-20 12K marking. Does anyone have any ideas on who this could be?

Thanks to everyone who take the time to look!



Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

I really am not sure what this style is. Any help would be so appreciated! 


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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Hi All,


I think this is a cat pitcher --- thats what it looks like to me lol :smileylol:


This piece has a pottery mark but I can not find it .....  I have been looking for a while 


Need some help please : )


This mark reads "copyright (a raised fan kind of marked)  C 1/2 " 













Any help is appreciated!


Thank you!



Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Can anyone tell me if this old, solid wood, boat steering wheel is the real deal or was it decorative only?

It's made of solid wood - no brass accents; look especially at the square center hole - is that how real wheels were made?

It's a big differeance in value - and listing the item correctly.

Thanks, I appreciate any help

PS - It measures 17" across








Collectibles & Art discussion

PA amish

New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

Hi guys, I have these 2 pieces of what I believe is Tiara sandwich, but I haven't seen Tiara with the beaded rim or this shape.


No idea what they are even. Saucer & ashtray? No rests so I don't know. So don't even know hat keywords to search for.

They're about 5" x 3"


Any help much appreciated



Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

In my info it states I made $25,071.00 in the last quarter. Really? ewd     Where and why are they hiding it?

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Part-time eBay Sellers discussion

It's a combination of cold paint and what looks like hand painting.  The locket is a birdhouse, with a pin in an odd spot on the back.  Wear it as a brooch and it's upside-down.  The pinback is probably meant to keep it from swinging around.  I added the chain, so that's no help.  The mark at the top looks like a place a maker's badge was supposed to go, but it was never soldered on.



Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

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Are you seeing grape leaves too?  Any idea on the maker?  I couldn't find any marks whatsoever  The stone is mottled green and coveren on the back so hard to tell what it is   Not plastic at least   Kinda pretty but I would love elp on the kw's etc  Oh, any guess as to the age?

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

I would like to have an idea of the time period for this pin, but having no mark I am hoping one of the costume jewellery experts can help.  It is black enamel on gold metal with rhinestone trim. It measures 4" W x 3" H..Thanks


Fashion discussion

Bought some milling bits which were advertised as being able to cut Aluminium. They actually shattered or snapped as soon as they touched aluminium, and can tell from the insides that they are really bad quality.

I opened a case with ebayicon, as soon as the seller emailed back asking for proof, the case was closed, but no message as to who closed it or the outcome. Simply the message "This return was completed on 26 Sep, 2014." Also no refund.

I tried to open the case again, but the message says "A return is already open for this item".

I spoke to eBay on the online chat, and they told me that there was not a case open for that item. Upon copying and pasting messages from eBay that there was a case open, I am now transferred to speak to someone else, currently position #69 with 45 minutes wait...

I will wait, but from experience it usually freezes after some time and I have to start again.


Update: 15 minutes later, still 45 minutes estimated wait.... I guess this is the "department" they transfer people to when they want to get rid of them?

I would do a chargeback but I use eBay a fair bit, and that would likely lock my PayPal account?


Shipping & Returns question

Is anyone familiar with this manufacturers mark?


Toys & Hobbies discussion

Can anyone tell me if this is an actual medal or just a decorative pin?20140918_172713.jpg20140918_172659.jpg

Collectibles & Art discussion

I can't find a record of this Fenton item anywhere, or find other examples of the decoration.  I found a similar iridescent color on the FentonFanatics QVC database, called Pink Chiffon Iridized, produced from 2000-2002.  There are Pink Chiffon and Pink Chiffon Opalescent examples in the regular Fenton catalogs from those years, but no iridized version.


I also found the decorator's name on the FentonFanatics list.  The urn has the Fenton-0 oval mark, but the years the artist was active at Fenton are not given.


Anyone have an idea?  Thanks!









Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

I just had to have this ... and I knew very little about it when I bought it (actually was planning to use it to make something else out of it - but I've decided it is too special to cut up)


Measures 4 foot on each side and has 2 layers - the top layer feels like silk velvet and the backing looks like linen but is pretty stiff (from age?).  The threads are wound with teeny tiny flat strips of metal - most of the metal looks dark, but there are little hints of shiny gold on it here and there when viewed with a magnifier.  From what I have been able to see online, this gold work has been around for quite some time and in many different countries.


Is there any way to narrow down from which century or country this was made ... or even what its intended use may have been?  I am including several photos because I really don't know what a knowledgeable person would need to see to determine age - my apologies if there are too many .... I'll take more close-ups of any particular area if needed.  Thank you in advance for any information you may provide.















Needle Arts & Vintage Textiles discussion

Would this be an authentic Kate Spade Wellesley Quinn tote?

I know some are boarskin..and made in Italy..but this one has a "Made in China" tag.

Also, the logo on the front is embossed..most Quinns have a logo plate on front.

Is this maybe an older bag?

Thanks :smileyhappy:






Fashion discussion

I am thinking possibly Russian with the cathedral towers but can't find anything that represents the bell inside the wreath. Marked 0.5 (1/2 liter?) and RI. Nice quality glass with gold rim, no safety edge. 7" tall. 



Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

I am hoping for some information about this. I got it from a woman who said it was in her grandparent's home for a long time.

I was wondering how the color would have been applied, if the fringe would have been a later addition, and an approximate age.

It is about 38" x 32" not counting the fringe.



Needle Arts & Vintage Textiles discussion

 This Lenox vase is 5.75" tall x 10.5" from side to side, and 4.5" from front to back. Normally a vase is taller than it wide, so would this still be called a vase, or is this called something else? TIA!IMG_5015.JPGIMG_5018.JPG

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

I bought this vase from an older lady who said it was antique. I actually put it away & just found it. I'm cleaning out my butler's pantry & finding a lot of forgotten items so this will probably be the first of a few posts

The vase is approximately 8" high & about 5" across the widest point (the "arms"). There is a lot of crazing....not sure if that is actually due to the age or not. The bottom is interesting. It feels different (kind of rough), there looks like there is a "seam" in the middle & there's a dark ring around the rim. Any information would be appreciated. Please let me know if you need additional information from me. Thanks in advance for your time, help, & expertise.









Antiques discussion

At first look I thought this was a picture painted on slag glass. On closer look the background appears to be painted glass and not slag glass.The backing is tin.  Any thoughts on the approximate age based on the framing?



Antiques discussion

these beads were packed with the other 2 sets of amber beads I sold but I am not sure if these are amber? thank you for any info.they weigh 56 gramsbeads2old 001.JPGbeads2old 001.JPG

Antique & Vintage Jewelry by Design

Iridescent blue nugget ? (thanks, Crow) glass beads, lampwork beads, and the center blue bead appears to have foil inside. The silvertone rondells mimic rhinestones, but there aren't any rhinestones. The beads are strung on a fine link chain, and towards the clasp, there are a couple of fine wires that show in-between the beads. On the push-in part of the clasp, there's an "M" with "wings" at the top, or a "W" with wings at the bottom. I looked for the mark, but couldn't find it.


Any information appreciated, as always.


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I'm unsure what color the non-AB beads are, but they're coated with teeny, tiny brown and clear glass beads. Does anyone know the name of this type of bead? Unmarked.


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Some of the teeny, tiny glass beads are worn off of the smaller beads closer to the clasp.


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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

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The  Bowl is 9" in diameter and 2 1/2" in height.


Thank you in advance.



Collectibles & Art discussion

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

This Bowl measures 7.25" in diameter, 2.75" High.  It was used for a flower bowl, had calcium deposits.  Hand thrown, has marks wghere it was cut from the wheel. A lot of Pops in the glaze.  i would think Kenutcky but the bottom is glazed.  Also, the dry ring is wider than most.  Do any of you have any ideas as to the maker?


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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Normally when I go print a shipping label, I get a $2 to $3 commercial rate discount for Priority mail (usually around 15% or so of the shipping cost), but today when I went to print a label, I was treated with this:




I'm not complaining or anything, I'm more curious than anything.  I've never had anywhere near that large of a shipping discount.  That is for a 25-pound Priority Mail package from Michigan to Pennsylvania.


Can I expect to continue to receive these huge discounts?  Or is there some ebay promotion going on I'm not aware of?

Shipping & Returns discussion

I have boxes and boxes of glassware that need sold from an estate.  I know zero zip about glassware patterns.   Any help I can get in identifying some of this glassware will help greatly.   Don't know whether to list it on ebay or to sell it at the garage P9290587.JPG

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion


Collectibles & Art discussion


Collectibles & Art discussion

Since the awful changes to the summary page it not only takes 5 times as long to load the page

but the AD's at the bottom block my ability to click the "Revise" button and revise my listings without

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Technical Issues discussion

Hello all! I'm going to sale these doll items as lot - 2 outfits, 2 wigs, 13 shoes, 7 socks, 3 bloomer(s).Can you guys help me out with some keywords? Suggestions on listing it? TIA!




Dolls discussion

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I think this was silver plated at one time  I'm not sure if these stones are turquoise or?    they are not plastic  Any info you can provide about this item is much appreciated.  I think it's super cool

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Can anyone tell me what I have? Researching it shows it may be a 'Infant of Prague' statue, but mine seems older than a infant. It has a well made crown that comes off & has different colored rhinestones, and what looks like a globe? in his hand..

On the back bottom center  it is stamped M.T.A., the the numbers 765 & a copyright symbol - I can't find that anywhere with Google - does anyone know what M.T.A. is?

I have seen the prices on these range from $20 - $200!  With the nicely made crown & rhinestones, and it looking like it was hand painted, and the M.T.A. stamp - can someone tell where mine stands?

Thank you for any information!


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Collectibles & Art discussion

I have a very heavy blue & tan(?) speckle bowl. It's 13" across & approx. 3" high. It's pretty shallow for the size; I'm not sure what it would have been used for. The bottom is brown/black & there is a black mark that could possibly be an F or G. Any information would be super appreciated.





Antiques discussion

Hardangervidda Norway National Park Mountain Plateau Souvenir Pin measures 1 1/4” by 1 1/2” across. The back has excess shellac, otherwise in good vintage condition. Help/thoughts on material appreciated-as always!



Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Is this real or fake? It has a newer plastic style tag on the inside that says Made in China

Any help is much appreciated.



Fashion discussion


Thanks for your help to ID this mark.



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Collectibles & Art discussion

Hi, I have a vintage Coach bag...Its tan, dimensions: 10" Tall 9.5" wide and 3" deep. The serial number is: 0774-247...made in USA. I was hoping someone could tell me if it is authentic and the name...Thanks again ahead of time, I am including Pics.




Fashion discussion

I cannot find this mark in my research. Is anyone familiar with it?  It is on a tea set with a large platter.


























eBay Community Experience discussion

I have boxes and boxes of glassware that need sold from an estate.  I know zero zip about glassware patterns.   Any help I can get in identifying some of this glassware will help greatly.   Don't know whether to list it on ebay or to sell it at the garage P9290578.JPG

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

It's on a monster necklace, the pendant is 7 inches long plus the bail, but it's not signed.  



Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Vase not marked.  Any help I.D. ?   Thanks for your help


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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

I received 2 of these in the last week.


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Please update your information promptly so that you can continue to enjoy
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I wonder how many fools will click the link?


I did and gave them my password, my bank account pin,  thekeys to my car and my social security number....:smileyhappy:

Payments discussion

Hello All! Could someone please translate the character on this Buddha bell/ candlestick for me? Any assistance would be greatly appreciated! Thank you! David.




Collectibles & Art discussion

Found a couple of beautiful pieces on my Monday morning thrift store treasure hunt, including this - bust? My first thought was that it appears to be a Peruvian indian done by a chief on peyote!

Seriously, it's beautiful, and I'm pretty sure it's suppose to be a face, but it is round and done in such a abstract way I could be wrong - I've never seen a round, ball shaped bust before.

Can anyone help me with identifying it? 

PS - it measures 4" W x 5" H

I appreciate any help.











Collectibles & Art discussion

Hoping someone can help me positively ID this bowl.  It is four toed, optic panels, laced edge.  Mold lines in the center of each foot, grey cut flowers and leaves, 3 3/4" tall, 7 1/2" opening.  I've looked at Imperial Line 749 and 780 on the R site but no match to the blank shape although the toes and lace edge look right.SANY0076.JPGSANY0079.JPG

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Going thru some bins and found this still with the tag marked Styled by Jane Phalen on one side and Perfumer on the other. How were these used? Did you drape this over your neck? It was in a black drawstring bag marked Horne's and in the Horne's (department store) box.




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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Hi All,

    Probably gonna say I'm crazy for not having found this one.  I'm stumped on the ethcing on these cordials.  I wish they had a fancier stem, that would have made it easier.  Thanks for looking



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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Hi-I posted on the wrong board.  Sorry about that!


I am looking for help with a pottery mark on a mid century looking piece.  It is triangular and has three feet.  The top has blue glaze and the pottery is red.


Thank you for your help!



Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Happy Sunday all! Am hoping for some ID assistance with this covered candy


Measures 8" Tall x 5" Dia

Lid: 16 Internal Panels

Bowl: 19 Internal Panels (???)

Light Amber/Golden Honey Color

Grey Cut 4 Petal Floral (or Berry?) and Leaves


I think I find it, and then I check the base and see the "wafer" is different. I am thinking "maybe Tiffin, Paden City" but have spent a lot of time on this one. It is very, very pretty. When I found it, it had so much dust and grime on it you couldn't even tell it was optic. Cleaned up just beautifully and it didn't even have a chip or nick!


Thanks all!


Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

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The bowl measures  8 3/4" in diameter and 2 1/2" in height.

Cannot make out the signature.


Thank you in advance for your help.


Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

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Would you say this is repousse?  It looks like a cow   What country do you think it is representing and any idea on the era or age?  It appears to be gold plated on possibly copper   Thanks for any input  

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

These vases are 10 1/4" tall with a pontil and signed Austria on the base.  The glass is see-through and a pale-green color.  Is it opaline and what is the age?  I have not been able to find any real comparable, any ideas?

Thanks for your help,



Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Hi all,

From the last week I have some issues, regarding the appearance of the "sold items info icons", like the Checkout, Paid etc. icons (please look at the attached image).

This happen only to the UK and DE ebay sites (probably are included other counties, but not checked yet). Thankfully the ebay.com site has not these issues!

I have check this issue working at Mac OS, using Safari, Firefox and Chrome browsers.

Any thoughts are wellcome,







Tools & Apps question

These beads measure 22 inches long, weigh 56 grams. I sold 2 sets of amber beads but am not sure if these are amber. they were packed away in the same box as the others that belonged to an older lady in my family.beadsnewc 002.JPGbeads2old 001.JPG

Gems & Minerals

Hi all,


I have a few dog planters I need some help on please!



This one I beleive is shawnee but I do not see it in black and white in the book....... did they make them in black and white? This measures 7" tall and is not marked.










This one has no markings on it at all - this measures 7" tall






This one I think is Brush-McCoy but it is not marked either. 4 1/2" tall x 8 1/2" long.  The pillows look like Brush- McCoy to me .







Any help is appreciated!


Thank you!





Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

I'm hoping someone knows which lego set or minifigs this body armor comes from - thanksbodyarmor 001.JPG

Toys & Hobbies discussion



I'm at a loss on the sabrina stones are they Tombstone? 

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group



I'm aware of the Lebron Fairfax sneakers... but did Nike ever make a track jacket version? I have this bball jacket but have not listed because I can't find info on it anywhere except about the shoes. My overwhelming feeling is that this is fake. Can anyone enlighten me? Thank you!



Fashion discussion

I have a piece of art glass that I am trying to identify.  Looks similar to Tiffany, but I can not find a piece of Tiffany that is curled in this way.  I I thought the signature started with an N, but then thought perhaps I was looking at it upside down and maybe it is an A.  Any help is so appreciated.


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Collectibles & Art discussion


Militaria Collectors

I received the expected ship date and gave her a bad feedback.  She is upset of the feedback and is demanding I send the item back to her for a refund.  I want the item and do not intend on sending it back.  She has said she wil contact a lawyer and the judge will make me send it back.  The item was paid for. 


Selling discussion

Right the title says exactly whats happened but i will give details of what has happened.


I recently shipped an item to the buyer. The buyer recieved the item no problems there. The buyer was unsure on how the item worked and through that it was defective. They went to ask the seller a question stating that the item did not work as described and of course ebays new system automatically started a return process. Now after another hour the case is closed by the buyer, in this time i have already sent them a message asking what was up with the item and if we could help with anything (as any seller should) We get a reply stating that the buyer has figured out how to use the item and that it was them at fault rather than the item, all is good now and that they are very happy with the service they recieved, appologising for any inconvinience. (see attached screenshot)


Now there is obviously nothing wrong with this transaction now, we have a satisifed buyer and it was just a simple misunderstanding. However due to ebays new fantasic system it counts as a defect..! Is there anything i can do about this?

Selling discussion

I think ebay went completely NUTS. I just listed a coat which does not have pockets, and said so in the listing text, because it may be important for buyers to know this and they may be better off not bidding if this disturbs them. I said so within the listing text, as follows:


"There are no pockets, though; so if this disturbs you, please do not bid."


I go to the next page to finalize the listing and post it, but out comes an UGLY HUGE BOX with the following message, partly in black, and partly in red:

"Your listing can't include comments that discourage buying activity. For example, we don't allow statements like "Don’t bid if you do not agree with my terms”

These kinds of statements are unprofessional, may cause buyers to lose trust in eBay sellers and our website, and could also lead to losing your eBay Top Rated Seller status.

You can learn more in our selling practices policy."


So, I went ahead and changed the text to just say that the coat has no pockets. Way to go, eBay!

So, now you are not only interfering with the price, the payment methods we can accept. the listing format and the return policies, but you are also telling us how to word the listing text, that we cannot warn a potential bidder so they do not bid on a coat which has no pockets, which may spare the buyer an unnecessary return, and a bad experience on ebay! Isn't this not what you want, ebay? To prevent buyers have a bad experience and having to return something, and pay for it, too, which might dissuade them from purchasing here again? Then why aren't we allowed to warn the buyer?

I couldn't care less about your silly TRS being lost, as you have already robbed me of it for no plausible reason and artificially inflated DEFECTS from over 1 year ago. But that you call me unprofessional, after 17 years of ebay-ing, because of a particular term I have used in the buyer's best interest, that is over the top!


I believe this "policy" was written with the malicious intent on ebay's behalf to make sure we sellers get a DEFECT because a buyer may not have read the listing text, and we cannot have a warning in the text which could later serve as PROOF that we issued a warning.


This place is rapidly becoming the most cumbersome, freaking experience to sell online.



Selling discussion

I just saw an eBay commercial on Hard Core Pawn


Thank you Richille :smileyhappy:

Selling discussion

   I am a positive guy, and no matter what we say here, I believe in buyers coming to buy from me, of course buyers, not seller! Duh!


  So, my last item, a set of 6 California Creations figures had 11 watchers. Dang I said, I am going to buy me a brand new home with the proceeds of this bidding/killing I will see here.............


  I listed so many things, I am tired, my arms are really tired. And I was waiting the rata tat rata tat of the cha-chin at the end of the bidding.....but no! Just the regular cha-chin, that's it! It had a bid so I expected from 11 watchers at least 4 bids.


  Perhaps I listed them too high? Perhaps I am trying to recuperate my losses since the beginning of this month when not even flies stopped on my bald head?


  No matter what, I thing that I bring some unusual things to this flea market  I mean, this high profile selling venue. I can't complain, I am selling, but I am working as a slave. We don't figure it out until we are "there". When you sell a DVD, if no UPC number on file, you have to input it. Guess who benefits from that? The next batch of sellers and Ebay. They will just come and find the number in the system, the same way I got some for myself.


  Funny, isn't it? Like they say in my country, selling the hide when we haven't spotted the deer.

Selling discussion

I get more views having a garage sale, then this platform with a user base of 100 million+. I had 2 sirens on Amazon that ebay suspended me (for 3-days) for trying to sell. Sold them both within days on Amazon. Now I am thinking that was a sign.


Lead me to water and I will drink, lead me to ebay and I will be broke.

Selling discussion



Somewhat trickier to iron this one out due to hidden id's but the timestamps remain. I may just be being paranoid, but I was bidding on this: http://offer.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewBids&item=111466960572&showauto=true and 'lost' in the final seconds, and then received a second chance offer less than an hour later. Looking at the bids there was no activity following my opening bid, until the last day. At which point the 0603 bidder racked up the cost and outbid me; I counterbid and raised a little; and then at 1649 a bid was placed against mine which was then retracted almost exactly an hour later and no immediate follow-up bid was made. The 'winning' bid I ended up bidding against the last seconds may have been a high-set snipe, but the fact that it was reneged on so quickly is suspicious. As I said, not knowing the id's confuses matters, but it does look a lot like someone saw no activity on the item for a few days and then shilled-up the price to exploit the second chance offer and private id's.


I'm not sure whether I should talk with the seller, perhaps give them the benefit of the doubt if they are culpable but did it out of naivety, offer a lower price or simply just report it. I'd appreciate your thoughts, thank you.

Bidding & Buying discussion

I woke up to this message:


We had to cancel bids for the buyer, nokiabbs, because they aren't registered on eBay:


This buyer bought an item from me for over 30 dollars.  I shipped it with insurance and signature confirmation.  The checkout was completed before I shipped.


In these types of situations, we'll credit the final value fee for removed listings won by this buyer, and also the insertion fee if it was a single-quantity listing.
All associated fees have been credited.


So am I still going to get my money since paypal said it was okay to ship?  If not will the item be sent back to me.  Will the insurance cover it?  


I guess the multiple buyer names should have clued me in.  This is frustrating.


Payments discussion

I know there are restrictions are selling CURRENT uniforms, but am unsure if what I have to sell falls under these restricted guidelines.




Can anyone help me read through the lines here?  This uniform dates back to the '70's or '80's.  And it is authentic, given to me by a friend of mine, ex-NYPD.



Selling discussion

I just called "c/s" in regards to an item I sold, the buyer messaged me they received it and that even though I advertised it as new ( I bought out the stock of a storethat went out of business) the customer said she "found a hair on it and deserved a partial refund" aAnd it also smelled like cigerette smoke" I told her since I am not componstated for refunds by ebay, I take there lead and do not offer partials, but would pay for her to return it and do a full refund. She declined and said that she has 100% rating as a buyer and I would likemine to be the same. I got a "nuetral rating and called ebay. They told me it was "Just a neutral, why worry about it" And unless the buyer said "I demand a partial refund or I will hurt your rating" You cant have it removed. I know a neutral is like a neg. I reported the buyer, we all know what that means NOTHING!!!!!!! What should be done ??

My Account question

Hi, one of my items just sold to a buyer in AB Canada, I live in San Diego, CA and have never sold anything out of country before. In my item description I clearly said shipping to U.S. only but I cannot tell if I forgot to hit the no international shipping button. I feel bad canceling the last persons bid just because they are out of country. What should I do? How hard and how expensive is it to ship to Canada?


This is my listing:



Selling discussion

Ebay needs to change their name to Rip Bay!!! I sold an item for 50$ and they have TAKEN 20$ for shipping,listing,and Final Value Fees...The item only cost 4$ to ship!!!! I can't believe they can charge that much!!!! **bleep** is that all about???

My Account discussion

I had this posted and took it down, it did not move and then I took it down and was looking again, now i am doubting myself anyone care to help me ? thanks in advance you all are great. the number is A1 229451 i am pretty sure its a east west bag.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

Fashion discussion

Hi, and thanks a head of time.  Getting so upset.  Have 51 books to sell, comes up you can only charge $4.00 for shipping.  Tried the calculate shipping for Media Mail comes up to high of a price and still saids I can`t charge more then $4.OO.  I see other people list a lot of books and it reads Economy shipping Media Mail and a price.  How can I by pass this $4.00 shipping thing?  Thanks

Selling discussion

I really liked that. Earlier, when we logged in to ebay and made a sale, the first thing we saw was, "You need to ship 1 (2,3, etc.,) items" - and now I see this reminder to check out the Fall Seller Update.

Shall I call CS?


Selling discussion