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I bought something on eBay and when leaving feedback, in addition to the usual DSR ratings, it asked quite prominently:


Did the item arrive on or before Monday, May 11, 2015? Estimated Delivery Date: May 11___Yes  ___ No


I did not select yes or no because I did not remember when I received it. Moreover, I was NOT going to answer the question anyway since I am a repeat buyer from that seller (5 X) and I did not want to ding him in some way even if I did not receive the item by May 11, 2015.

My questions as a seller:


- What is this?


- What is eBay's MOTIVE with this question? (Seems redundant to me, why ask when that's a DSR).


- If one selects "no" does that then go to a page where eBay dings the seller in some manner?


- If this is another way to ding sellers, does anyone know in what manner eBay slaps sellers if the buyer says "No" on arrival time?


- In the past as we all know, when shipping on time (within same day or one day after payment), the ability to DSR is shaded out because a seller shipping on time. That's fine, I have lived with that (I ship same or next day.) But, is this now dinging sellers for delay by the shipping service?


- If it is a method of dinging sellers, is anyone privy to eBay's LOGIC for blaming sellers for USPS or UPS delays, in effect holding sellers liable for third party's conduct, here USPS or UPS, for example.


Thanks for any comments. (Yes, I looked around here for an answer on this.)

Selling discussion

Hello Folks,

I acquired this punch bowl several days ago and I can't figure out the pattern name or maker.  It measures about 14 1/2" in diameter and stands approximately 7" tall.  It has a panelled design with a scalloped rim.  It was likely made to sit on a stand and has a base approximately 5 7/8" wide.

When I purchased the bowl, the previous owner said it was made by Heisey.  The bowl came with a large lot of Heisey Queen Ann (#1509) punch cups.  The cups are marked with the Heisey diamond logo, however, there are no manufacturer marks on the punch bowl.  I suspect her attribution of the bowl to Heisey was based on the marked cups (which do not match the bowl).

The punch bowl is quite heavy and the glass has bubbles and a few straw marks.  It appears to be old glass, possibly EAPG.  Any ideas on the pattern name and/or manufacturer?  Thanks in advance for any assistance you can provide!

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Thanks for looking, measures about 8" tall.2002_0115eapg0004.JPG2002_0115eapg0006.JPG2002_0115eapg0005.JPG2002_0115eapg0003.JPG

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

May 25, 2015 11:58:35 AM PT

Glassies, need Id for pitcher, EAPG I think.

Please help id this butter dish that measures 7 1/2" diameter, 5 1/8" lid diameter and has a 4 1/4" diameter base. Thank you in advance.P1012147.JPGP1012150.JPG

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

May 25, 2015 4:02:17 PM PT

Glass: EAPG butter dish please help id

found these in a box of my son's toys and want to list them but have no idea who they are - heads move - hard rubber like


Toys & Hobbies discussion

Hopefully Rose & Bee are still hanging out on this board.


Is this coffeepot Reflecting Water Lilies done on the Icicle mold?


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Thank you!!! 


Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

This has me stumped but learn everyday I think the pin and clasp has been replaced but the brooch is silver I think. This belongs to a older gentleman and his wife passed and I am trying to help him sell some things to make some $$ for him. Any info is appreciated as I google and get all kinds of things mainly cameos. It has some damage one corner is chipped other is cracked and 3 stones missing but I think I have some to replace them. With that being said I still like it but that doesnt matter think it is worth listing with the damage? There is no marks on it I cleaned it a little but found nothing



Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

May 23, 2015 6:16:48 AM PT

Reversed carved glass brooch age?

Is this a poncho, a coat, a jacket, a throw... WHAT??? LOL


It doesn't have buttons or a belt, it's made of 100% polyester but it feels and acts like sweat shirt material... (found it in the bottom of one of mom's buckets)


Fashion discussion

May 25, 2015 1:05:36 PM PT

Cothing sellers.... What is this?

Recently i won the Bid on below item;

Dell XPS 12 Convertible Ultrabook i7-3667U 2.0GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 1080p(1920x1080)


But reseller has canceled the order by giving the reason that i have issue with my address and i am surprised that ebay do not have any resolution and such topic in their resolution center. I am really disappointed because this is totally unfair. I won the Bid and seller canceled the order without communicating with me on this matter.




I want to give negative feedback to this seller.



Bidding & Buying discussion

May 25, 2015 12:14:41 AM PT

Seller Canceled the order on invalid reason

Ok, so this is a nice long strand of what feels like glass beads (tap like glass, moderate weight and cold to touch) individually knotted, no clasp. The color reminds me of butter. I've found what they call lemon jade, but nothing else has come close. Any ideas on the beads?  For some reason, I get the vibe that these are not run of the mill...but wthdik? TIA!!!



Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

May 23, 2015 12:23:01 PM PT

Some help with this necklace needed please

 photo guy_zpsfskwif4w.jpg photo guy2_zpsffckg1ca.jpg photo guy3_zpsiaxs2u7r.jpgAny help on what this is, where and when it came from would be appreciated. It is about 2 1/2 inches long. Thanks.

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

This is the first time I've picked up glass with this optic. It looks like a fishscale to me, and has a dot or bullseye in the middle. You can feel the fischscale on the outside, although not as well as on the inside. I'm trying to search online to get some ideas of possible maker, era, how to describe, etc. I'm coming up empty. How would you describe this? Any thoughts on how to search? Possible makers? 

Any and all help is appreciated! I'm lost on this one.




Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

I found this Tea Party set today.  It's not in any of my books or Ebay.  Anyone know an approximate value?

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Dolls discussion



Time to get 'er in gear

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Poppies?  Did someone say Poppies?

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20150524_094651.jpgAre these wedding cake beads and are they Murano glass or Venetian glass? Just so I know how do you tell the difference? Is the clasp missing a piece or does it just slip in? I picked them up at auction last night for 10.00 and thought they were pretty. 


Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

May 24, 2015 7:04:02 AM PT

Wedding Cake Beaded Necklace?

This board helped me with this artist's name some time ago & with that help I was able to sell the painting. But now I've come across 5 more of her (?) paintings in a storage auction I won & I can't remember the name! And I can't make it out on the painting.

I'd appreciate any help.


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Collectibles & Art discussion

May 23, 2015 9:07:21 AM PT


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I've just read that they made jewelry in real gold as well as plated but wouldn't this be marked as gold?  It held steady and did not wipe at 10k and dimmed a bit at 14k but still held  I cannot make out what those three things are next to Krementz   Stones seem to be glass only Ty for the help

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

All the necklaces I see are listed as art glass beads, no plastic.  Mine just does not feel like glass - it's not cold like glass usually is and it's not all that heavy, although I guess the glass beads could be hollow (like glass Christmas ornaments).  I don't know if anyone can tell just by looking at photos if they are glass or plastic when I can't even tell with it in my hand, but here are photos:





Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

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I tested on the presidium but glass and garnet are close together and it was hard to tell  I relally think Victorian garnet but help!!  It did test as some purity of silver and of course, it's not marked!!

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

How do I find out what kind of stones are in this jewelry?


The jewelry was purchased in South America, although I forget which country. I vaguely recall that the stone was specific to that region and one other in the Middle East somewhere.


Thanks so much for your help!


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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Can anyone give me some insight on what this is? It's intended purpose and an estimate on age, etc. It is 34 inches long and 13 inches wide. 


Antiques discussion

May 23, 2015 10:40:44 AM PT

Italian Hand Woven Runner ID Help

I have a 6½" x 4½" photo folder titled "Souvenir of Berchtesgaden".

It was made in post-war Germany (1947/48).

It contains before and after pictures of Hitler's Eagle's Nest and his house in the Bavarian Alps.

"After" are pictures of what it looked like after it was bombed out.

"Before" are pictures of what it looked like before it was bombed out.


One "before" picture outside of Hitler's home has a swastika flag in it.

Here's the picture:


Since this souvenir album was produced AFTER the war was over I assume this particular picture does NOT violate eBay policy.


Am I correct?



Selling discussion

May 25, 2015 6:18:54 PM PT

I Think This Is Okay, But ...



Memorial Day May 25, 2015.

Let us all remember this day. A moment of silence at 3:00 pm. Not too much to ask.



New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

At one time you had the "sold listings" link on top which was quickly accessible, then you moved it to the left and all the way down to the end. Its the one link we all use to see how much things we list previously sold for, I have been asking for 2 years now to please put the link at the top of the page, not a check box link but a clickable link as shown in this photo, lets get'r done already!!!



Selling discussion

I need help identifying this item and its age and purpose.

A rough translation of the front is "Victoria by the grace of God , Queen of Britain, Defender of the Faith"


It is about 6" in diameter and about ¾" thick.

Best guess is that it is made of hard, brown wax.


The pictures are fuzzy because I used a scanner.

IF I list it for sale I'll use my camera.


Victoria Image Back



Victoria Plaque Front


May 25, 2015 7:24:42 PM PT

Victorian Plaque

My Discount Codes "CHOMEDEALS20" was not applied
I clearly identified $ 20 discount and pay
My Discount Codes "" CHOMEDEALS20 "Apply to ask payment to $ 268
Cancel does not want






Order details
Sales order
Sold by dydirect ( 139 )
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Delivery package 1 of 1
ebay fast n free icon  FAST 'N FREE
Estimated delivery Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - Saturday, May 30, 2015
Dyson V6 Motorhead Cordless Handheld Bagless Vacuum Replaces DC59 210691-01 NEW
Dyson V6 Motorhead Cordless Handheld Bagless Vacuum Replaces DC59 210691-01 NEW
Item price$288.00
Item number261897070108
Shipping serviceUSPS Priority Mail
Shipping address
jieun kim
950 Ridge Road Suite B4
Claymont DE 19703
United States
Order total

Member To Member Support question

May 25, 2015 10:10:32 AM PT

Error when paying for an item

I have a Holland American line postcard with a paquebot cancel. I would like to know what the ribbon cancel signifies. Was it used for the Holiday season or does it have some other meaning. The two initials within the ribbon are an "E" and "P".

Thanks for the help.







The Stamp Board

May 23, 2015 12:12:16 PM PT

Help ID Ribbon Cancel on Dutch Postcard

Again, here are the photos for the one vase with the blue under glass and the graduated top/edge.  No mark on the bottom and 3 mold marks. This one is 11" at it highest point.  Thanks again in advance!


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Depression/40s-50s-60s Glass

May 24, 2015 11:09:27 AM PT

carnival glass vase continues

Literature 1885 Shakespeare's Works Series Books


In possession of Copyright 1885, A.L. Burt New York; The Mershon Company Press Rathway, N.J. The Works Of William Shakespeare, 4 Vol. set.  I have searched for a couple of months about information on this series but cannot find much except another set but the binding was different and mine are in better condition. I have even gone through the European and Asian markets to cover my bases. Does anyone have any insight on this?


Any additional queations? Please direct them to Jeanette.Schomburg@gmail.com


Best and any help is appreciated,


Jeanette S.



1885 Shakespeares Works Binding / Spine

Sporting Goods discussion


Collectibles & Art discussion

May 23, 2015 8:17:10 AM PT

Can someone help me identify some art work

any ideal is this a fish weathervane. i see a small hole on the fish under the bottor close to the tail. the hole is not in the middle so i was wonder is this a weathervane. thanks010.JPG

Vintage discussion

May 23, 2015 10:04:36 PM PT

is this a fish weathervane

this is a porcelain dish , with African violets painted on it it has a sig, Van tine and on the back it has a personal note, 1961 Painted for Connie something Martha Van tine  It is approx, 51/2 inch in dia,

 This looks like something that may have been painted at an artisans fair or something,  Or like they do at bush gardens with capodimonte, they will make something while you are there and pick up later and the artist signs it, and personalizes it,


 Thank you all for looking and those who have answers, or comments


Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

May 24, 2015 10:21:25 AM PT

Does anyone have info on this sig

This vase is 10 1/4 inches in height.  It has a textured, white iridescent finish applied to the outside.  Kind of feels gritty like sandpaper.  There is a pontil scar on bottom and it is ground flat around the outside edge of the bottom.


The closest I could find were a few vases identified as Poschinger that were really close in shape but none finished like mine.  The only vases I could find with a similar finish were Murano vases with a Scavo or Corroso finish but I don't think the shape of mine is right for a Murano piece.


Any help with age, origin, maker or key descriptive words would be great.  Thanks!














Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

hi everyone
I am trying to sell my gamestop coupon, but it just won't let me add it.
When I click the category, e-bay tells me that I haven't selected any..
Please help??

What happens:

Member To Member Support question

May 26, 2015 2:34:52 AM PT

How to start selling

Dear,I want to know the Global tracking number for the following transaction,can you help me?thanks


item number:151647990017


product: 10000W LF Split Phase PSW 48VDC/110V,220V AC 60Hz Power Inverter LCD/UPS/Charger


as this order was sold through the Global Shipping Program,then we sent the item to ebay US Global Shipping Center as following details


terry shilson
Reference #OREUSA139904507CA
1850 Airport Exchange Blvd #200
Erlanger, KY, 41025
United States
the DHL tracking number of 8526825532,the parcel 

Tracking #:






Delivered to Processing Hub for international delivery

May-19-15, 09:33 AM, ERLANGER,KY


but the order details still do not show the Global shipping details,buyer advise he still do not receive the item and opened ebay case,so can you help to check the Global tracking number,then we can trace the shipping status and updata buyer,thanks



Member To Member Support question

My Discount Codes "CHOMEDEALS20" was not applied
I clearly identified $ 20 discount and pay
My Discount Codes "" CHOMEDEALS20 "Apply to ask payment to $ 268
Cancel does not want

Member To Member Support question

is this a fish weathervane. i see a small hone on the back was not for sure.   thanks for any thoughts010.JPG

Collectibles & Art discussion

May 25, 2015 1:13:17 PM PT

help on fish

I can't use my account paypal to pay my item. What can i do?


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Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900A (4G FACTORY UNLOCKED) Black White Gold (B)
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Member To Member Support question

May 26, 2015 3:51:57 AM PT

I'm unable to pay with PayPal

I don't know how to tell the difference (the wife said quartz).  Three different sets in a box lot.  Quite heavy for their size (the largest measure 6.5" tall and weigh nearly 3 pounds per piece).  Light green in color, minimal (but some) veining.  Is there an easy way to id the material?DSCN9742.JPGDSCN9740.JPG 



Collectibles & Art discussion

I don't even know how to describe this. I think the squiggly black stuff is glass, but whatever it is, it's applied to the outside of this blown amber vase. The glass seems almost to be crackled in very large bits, with the black lines applied in the ditches between each section. Only not always -- sometimes the glass sections are smooth and the black line isn't in a ditch between them.


I know that sounds crazy ... but I know you folks here have seen a lot more glass than I have and can possibly help? Thanking you all in advance for looking!


And I apologize if the photos are a bit grainy. They looked fine until this moment...

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Hello joolies!


Long time no stop by!!  :-)  I thought I would come here to ask my question because I know there are several rock/stone knowledgeable peeps here.  I have this huge blue rock.  Can anyone tell me what it is?  I really appreciate any help!  TIA!!  Val



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Jewelry & Gemstones discussion

May 25, 2015 10:39:12 PM PT

not jewelry---stone/rock question

I have called ebay on several occassions and cannot get this resolved.  The last call I was transferred to seven (7) different people on ebay as well as PayPal ... every one told me it was not in their department.  I sold an item in March for $300 + shipping .   I had agreed with the buyer to share the shipping cost for which I refunded approximately $21.  The ENTIRE $300 was to be paid to the charity ... this is the information as shown in my donation account: 



     100% 2 CHARITY (1229633165006)

PAWSibilities Animal Rescue Inc.Mar-09-15$0.00Waived Refund Approved Date 2015-03-18 Amount Refunded $300.00



Someone else asked me if I tried to send it again which put me in an uproad as I screamed at him, EXACTLY HOW WOULD YOU LIKE ME TO DO THAT !!!   Yes, I can send it to the charity myself but then I will pay all the fees involved with the transaction which I should NOT have to pay ..  I already pay for the shipping for this charity.    Can anyone tell me what to do as I am at the end of my rope.



Member To Member Support question

May 25, 2015 7:40:16 AM PT

Donation not paid to charity??

African art


I am looking to sell the following art on ebay. I am not sure what the value and exactly what it is.








Collectibles & Art discussion

 I've tried a few times to list an item today and keep getting the following error; anyone else having trouble?


Member To Member Support question

May 25, 2015 10:07:59 PM PT

Unable to list an item

found this in a box of my grandkids toys - she is very ridgid plastic feeling - the basket "swings" freely in her hand - no markings or symbols


Toys & Hobbies discussion

My husband found this item at a yard sale.It had a decorative ribbon on the top piece. It appears to be some type of funnel. The way the hook handle on the right side is made to fit in it comes out if held or hung using it,but when turned around it does not fit in. Any idea what it is and it's age?

Thank you!








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Vintage discussion

May 25, 2015 12:43:01 PM PT

Another unknown item



I have recieved an email saying I will get $25 if I sell an item of $25 or more on ebay this month. I think I followed all their instructions and I still havent recieved any gift card. Anyone of the same case?


Exclusive offer. Ends tomorrow!
Make more money selling on eBay. And now, you can get a
$25 eBay Gift Card to buy more of what you love.
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List by May 12. Sell by May 25.

Member To Member Support question

Hubby and I are going to be running around tomorrow, so I thought I'd just get the weekend's shipping ready for tomorrow.


They remembered that there was a holiday but .......um....Today is the holiday ....what happened to Tuesday the 26th?? It will allow me to print for today, which is the actual holiday :smileysad:



A Part-time eBay Sellers Group discussion

May 25, 2015 2:37:49 PM PT

Good Job on Catching that Holiday, eBay!!!

Hi i dont know if someone has noticed some changes on the GSP, for example, there are things that i used to buy with that program, bought it, and suddently this week i cant order anything thats more than 199usd using the gsp, has there been any change?? my country is El Salvador.


the item says is on the global shipping program, but when i try to buy it, gives me this message, and in this case i already bought one of these lights abt 3 weeks ago and all went just fine. and one more change is that everything is being shipped over DHL which was not like this before used to be shipped with other courrier.


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Payments question

May 24, 2015 9:39:14 AM PT

global shipping program not working anymore

Is the writing on this pendant Chinese or Japaness or just artistic marks? I have had this for some time and now thinning out the herd so to speak. Any help?
The gold on the painting looks like it is hand done, do not know about the rest of the two pictures. The chain is marked 925, do not know if original to the pendant. Thoughts?
Thank you!


Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Hi Again- for some reason all of the photos did not load so I will post more of the one with the purple under glass first...this is the one with the swirl mark on the bottom, 3 mold marks and about 9.5" high....thanks!!!2015-05-24 13.28.28.jpg2015-05-24 13.28.38.jpg2015-05-24 13.28.51.jpg

Depression/40s-50s-60s Glass

May 24, 2015 11:05:46 AM PT

carnival glass vases continued...

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

May 25, 2015 9:23:30 AM PT

Is this a vest watch chain ?


I have had this piece for a while, and I can't really settle on what it is.  I am guessing it is some sort of pendant.  It has prong set purple stones.  It measures 1 2/3" long and it is heavy.  It has two marks on the back-one on each side.  I can make out 925 on one side, (it does test out as sterling silver) and three other marks on the other side.


Hoping someone out there recognizes this piece and can tell me what it is and who made it.


Thank you in advance for your help and advice!


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Antique & Vintage Jewelry by Design

2015-05-24 13.28.48.jpg2015-05-24 13.27.56.jpgHi All Glassies...I got these two vases at an estate sale today and they are in great condition.  I am trying to id the makers.  The tallest one with the sloping/graduated edge at the top has the blue under glass  and has no marks.  It is 11" at its highest point. it looks to have three molds marks. ( i will post these pics first)


the other one is not graduated/sloping at the top and has a purple under glass  and also has three mold marks, this one stands about 9.5" and there appears to be just a swirl on the bottom. The pics for this one will be  the set 


Any help would be greatly appreciated.    I don't think they are northwood as there is no mark....please let me know if you have any quetions!

Thanks in advance to all!

Happy Memorial Day!

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Depression/40s-50s-60s Glass

Good Morning:


What did I buy?  When I picked it up I was thinking vintage California piece.  I cannot find anything like it.  Dish diameter 3.5". about 3.25" high.  There may be an "M" marked on bottom.  Any ideas?


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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion


  I have little experience with glass items and hope I can receive some help identifying a handfull of items.

Other than it being a pale pink 3 footed cake plate is there anything else that would be helpful in describing it for listing? I don't know if it has a specific name and age since it is unmarked.

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Depression/40s-50s-60s Glass

May 25, 2015 2:03:22 PM PT

Cake plate?

Portable-In-Car-Unit-Stereo-DVB-T-TV-Tuner-Receiver-Digital-TV-Box-with-AntennaPortable In Car Unit Stereo DVB-T TV Tuner Receiver Digital TV Box with Antenna , whether this works in india, i.e for RITZ CAR, PLEASE CONFIRM

Member To Member Support question

May 26, 2015 3:42:05 AM PT

How to bid or buy

How many people have had the experience of a bait and switch wit an Italian company selling Darious vertical wind turbines? I won a bid on eBay for a complete wind turbine and was sent the blades and aluminum struts missing the actual generator which makes the wind turbine work. I sent photos to the company of the item I bid on and the Item I received and they told me that I had purchase something totally different. My correspondence with the company went back and fourth. When I finally tried to get eBay to help me they refused to do anything about my dispute. I now am the proud Owner of a wind turbine that doesn't produce energy. Has anyone else had this problem? Below is what I was suposed to have purchased. The second photo is what I received.


Home Darrieus Savonius Mini Micro Wind Turbine Generator vertical axis Giromill

Getting Started question

Any one recognize pattern and manufacturer?  Thanks.  

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

... after giving the ultimate sacrifice for their country.


Happy Memorial Day to all!




The men above are Civil War vets posing in the early years of the 20th century. 


Booksellers discussion

May 25, 2015 9:23:35 AM PT

Remembering those who didn't come home ....

None have any markings.All are around 5" high,give or take a bit. I know nothing about them so any info is helpful.I have more pics of each individually and other views if needed.

Thank you!


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Depression/40s-50s-60s Glass

May 25, 2015 9:39:32 PM PT

Variety of small pitchers & vases

This vase measures about 10" tall. It is concave on the base with a machine finished rim. In my searching I have learned this is called a "bird bath" base, and that this base was common with  Sklo Union glass. I'm not finding any Sklo Union pieces that look like this. Any other suggestions? Is this considered spatter glass? Thanks for any help!


Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

May 26, 2015 2:00:10 AM PT

Help with id for Art Glass Vase

I love the look of this necklace. I see a fish in the pendant and was wondering if I could get others' opinion.  Thanks!!!



Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

May 25, 2015 3:09:51 PM PT

Help with this pendant please






Hi there. I have these two dinner flatware coin silver pieces that I need a little help with. I know the spoon is by James Watts because of the hallmark but the fork is unmarked only having the retail stamp.


The pattern on both are identical but I wasn't sure how to sell the fork using or not using makers name. Does anyone have a clue if these are by the same person and does anyone know the name of this patteren.



Thanks as Always...........

Antiques discussion

Hi All,


Can someone please help me ID the age, origin and possible maker of this vintage marble and these marble cullet/shards?


My guess is the Akro Agate Marble Co., but I'm probably wrong.


Marble size approx: 1-1/4 in.


Thank you!





Toys & Hobbies discussion

May 25, 2015 5:44:15 PM PT

Please Help ID Vintage Marble and Cullet.

The only thing we can think of is that it is possibly something to place by a sink to put jewlery in while you wash up? Otherwise we're clueless as to what this is.   Thank you for any help.



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Vintage discussion

May 24, 2015 9:19:16 PM PT

Help to identify a item

Hi All. Hope your holiday has gone well. I have a handpainted game board, not old, but 'antiqued' to make it look so. I thought it a decorator item, but there is a bag of 16 wood game pieces and 2 dice. Is it a handmade Parcheesi or Sorry game?


It's titled on the back 'Checkered Past', but I can't make sense of the second line, other than the date of '96'. Looks like 'Leq St. Purie' to me, but there isn't anything I can find like that other than Lac St. Pierre in Canada.


It's very well done and I assume commercial. There's a code of PT5B in the right corner of the back. Any help would be appreciated.








Collectibles & Art discussion

Please, give me your opinion and re-assure me this indeed is a Coach Bag, if you can!  Also, it's proper name/ear, if you know it. Thank you very much!




Fashion discussion

May 25, 2015 11:13:10 AM PT

Is this an authentic Coach bag?

so I got restricted on my account for some stupid reason(not important). When I try to go to make another Ebay account, it gets restricted because the PayPal account linked with it, is also is linked with a restricted account.
If I want to still use the same PayPal account(that is associated with a restricted account) and make a different eBay account without the worry of getting restricted, will unlinking the PayPal account with the restricted eBay account let me create another eBay account without getting restricted on that one as well?

Hopefully this was not too confusing

My Account discussion

May 24, 2015 8:04:03 AM PT

Restricted on my second Ebay account?

Sales plummet.

We sell nothing - we buy nothing = no final value fees for eBay.

We buy no packing/shipping materials from other eBay sellers = no final value fees for eBay. (eBay still makes monies on our store fee).

Very grim indeed.

Are small time sellers (we actually used to have decent sales) being politely asked to move on?

Selling discussion

May 25, 2015 11:11:24 AM PT

No Sales No Sales = No Profit For eBay!

I sold 1 pair of Barbie doll shoes for $5 bucks, less than a couple weeks ago and the buyer just opened a Return Request earlier today stating "doesn't match the listing." Her complaint is that the shoes are too big for Barbie so they must be for Ken and wants a refund (no mention of return). I've been a Barbie collector for years, I know they are for Barbie, made by Mattel in the 90's, and they have a "B" Barbie monogram on the sole of them. (There's other sellers on eBay with the same item listing them for Barbie as well). Of course they may fit "loose" but they are most certaintly for Barbie. I checked out this buyer's feedback left and she's very picky to a lot of other sellers as well. She buys lots of items for Barbie, I would assume she knows what is what.


I replied to the return request right away very nicely explaining why I think they are for Barbie, which dolls they may fit better, but in the end I offered her 50% partial refund ($3.75, her total was $7.50) and she can keep them. No response yet.


This is my very first return request/"item not as described".  ):  I don't care about the money. I just don't want a INAD defect something that isn't true at all. What should I do?


It's not fair that buyers can claim these things so easily.



Selling discussion

A buyer bid on my auction for a not-working for part only lot of two laptops. I checked the buyers feedback and he left a neg and recieved a refund from ebay for another seller who sold a similar item. I looked at that itemsauction and I can't see how he could have misrepresented it, it was an old noteboo that doesn't work sold for parts only and clearly stated so in the very brief description he had with very few detales other than that. Am I allowed to or justified in cancelling this buyers bid? It looks like that is the only neg he ever left and it's the only time he bought something for prts only. Everything else he purchases is new stuff. He also sells.


My inclination is to not cancel his bid unless he wins. I don't want to go through a return drama for this stuff.

Selling discussion

I've been a collector going on twenty five yes some call me an expert...I've seen numerous reproductions being sold as authentic... Now I have listings in that category but they are 1000% legit now why doesn't eBay force then to remove those items...some are listed for thousands of dollars .... Its dishonest and even I have fell victim. I've reported the items and not a thing has been done. I do not believe in cheating ppl

Selling discussion

May 24, 2015 2:09:53 AM PT

fraudulent native american goods

Long story short, I auctioned off a laptop several days ago. The buyer then informed me that 2 keys on the keyboard were not working properly. I immediately assumed this to be a software issue as I just factory reset 30 minutes before I shipped the computer (it's common for keys not to work properly after a factory reset), and at that point everything was functioning fine. The buyer then links me to a keyboard replacement unit and then says he doesn't know how much the repair would cost, but wants a $115 partial refund for both the item and the repair cost. told him just to ask for a full refund because it would be too much of a hassle on both of our parts and that I'd need a receipt or quote or something. Also, I do feel that such an issue shouldn't call for such a costly repair or even need the repair at all. He has yet to respond since I told him to request a full refund. Red flag?


The funds from the transaction just became available this morning. How long does he have to request a refund/file a case under the "item inaccurately described" clause (that's what he's calling it). I really just don't want this money to be tied up any longer. If it's a long window of time, I obviously won't be able to spend any of that money until the time passes. I'd rather just get the laptop back, fix the problem (if there is any), and then re-sell it. And does this sound like a scam? He did actually send me a video of the problem, but it wasn't that clear in terms of quality. We're in contact via MMS, email, and eBay, so he definitely got my message.

Selling discussion

May 23, 2015 3:55:52 PM PT

Buyer asking for a partial refund? Scam?

Basically, I bought an item with the  buy it now option and the seller shipped the item.

I have a tracking number and I can see where the package is, but the seller relisted the

SAME item. Same description, same photo, everything. Is it normal ? Maybe the seller

has few of the same item. Tell me what you think. 



Bidding & Buying discussion

Hi.. I won the auction from the seller (seller with ZERO FEEDBACK) and I already paid.. But The seller told me he haven't received the money yet. I saw the status of my payment at paypal was still "UNCLAIMED". It said the seller is "UNREGISTERED" at paypal. I sent many messages to the seller but no reply at all. Only some messages were replied at the day I won the auction. It seems that the seller avoiding me and dishonest about everything he/she sell. I decided to cancel the payment and leave negative feedback to the seller.


Were this the right things to do? Is this kind of issue very common at ebay? I really dissapointed with the seller bacause I already won the auction and this item was for my bother's birthday. Thank you for respond my message.

Bidding & Buying discussion

May 24, 2015 10:24:25 PM PT

The seller dishonest and not ship the item

Seller made mistake and send me wrong item.To get refund seller insested return the item.I did it, but the seller wont pay me back shipping charges, but in these cases the seller is responsable for shipping charges.The case was closed by ebay and I can not reopen it.How I can report of dishonest seller and get my money back?

Shipping & Returns discussion

I noticed that with paypal if you select a business account then even for fixed-price listings you can require immediate payment. Which would be very nice, to avoid people selecting purchase and never paying or take a long time to pay (trying to "hold" the item until they have the money). Has anyone used this before? Does it only work if you have an ebay store or can it be used for personal ebay listings? Any advice is appreciated.

Payments discussion

May 23, 2015 10:38:47 AM PT

Immediate Payment with Fixed Price Listing

About a week ago I sold an galaxy s3 (metro pcs). The buyer wants to return it because the sim card won't read because the phone is cdma now metro runs gsm. He started a return case I called ebay to see if there anything I can do and they told me to wait until the 30 for them to intervene is there a chance of them ruling all against the buyer.

Selling discussion

May 24, 2015 12:44:53 PM PT

Buyer wants to return item

Opened a "basic" store front yesterday, and it appeared Ebay quickly moved all my items into the store. I had previously checked, and it appeared that my category should be at 6% FVF. As I understand it, the highest FVF for a store should be 9%. I sold two items today, and checked my account, and Ebay just charged me the usual 10% FVF on those items. Would anyone know why this is? Thanks!

Selling discussion

May 25, 2015 10:22:38 AM PT

No FVF discount with new store?

I have payed for my items so.when can I.start bidding again as it's still coming up I can't and I need to.bid on thing that are coming to.an end can you.please resolve my.matter in.the next few hours please

My Account discussion



I´m from Germany and have a problem with a US buyer. He bought 2 headphones on 21.04.2015. After receiving it he told me that the size does not fit and he want to send it back. This was on 01.05.2015. Till now I haven´t received the headphones and PayPal has the money because of the opened eBay case. When will this case be closed automatically?


Kind regards,



Member To Member Support question

May 25, 2015 9:18:27 PM PT

Open Case

I am new to eBay and would like to sell some extra cosmetics I scored for a really good price. They are all new and are well within the expiration dates. My question is can I sell cosmetics, makeup, deodorants, and similar health and beauty products without a business license or prior approval from eBay? Thanks for your time and help....

Buying & Selling Basics discussion

May 23, 2015 7:32:37 PM PT

selling cosmetics

Buying & Selling Basics question


I was thinking about using the Tyvek mailers for some communication cords ans cables. They seem a little bulky especially on the 25 foot telephone cords.

I'm using a little bubble wrap in there too.

Will this work for First Class Mail ?

Weight is 5 or 6 ounces.



Shipping & Returns discussion

May 23, 2015 12:12:04 PM PT

Shipping cords and cables using 9x12 Tyvek

 i have been a member since 2001 and the new forced return policy has me afraid to sell anything.I have a smart phone for sale,it's clean,not stolen just transfered carriers.SO what if the guy buys it,writes down the imei number,clones it then says to ebay it's stolen or whatever.Now i have to give him money back and i get a junk dead phone??

 Is this for real?If so,i am gonna stop selling on ebay....

Selling discussion

May 25, 2015 6:56:33 PM PT

Selling Phone and Afraid

I've never done business with him so there is no history, i pay on a timely basis, and have good feedback. I wrote him to ask him why he is blocking me, but he never responded. Can anyone shed light on this. I'd appreciate it. Thanks!

Getting Started question

I bid the lowest amount on an item. At the end of the auction, another bidder bid $10 more. The bidder has only ever bid ONCE on ebay. I didn't win the auction, the seller did, but I'm sure more people are going to be taken advantage of.


Will anyone do anything about this? I reported the old listing and the seller's new listing.

Member To Member Support question

In April, I changed my store level from Anchor to Premium.  When will eBay reflect this in my monthly selling limits?  I am not trying to increase my selling limits.  I would like the limits to reflect a Premium store instread of continuing with the limits of an Anchor store.  An Anchor store states this, "You can sell up to 2,500 items or up to $21,000.00 per month, whichever comes first."  A Premium store has a maximum number of items as 500 per month and the amount per month is whatever it is.  This is what I want to be reflected in my Account Statistics for the Premium level.  Does anyone know how long this usually takes?

My Account question

May 23, 2015 2:17:55 PM PT

Account Settings

after i sold my items, I received a letter from the buyer in my email. But I can't see any payment in my paypal account

You received a payment of US $350.00 from 

Shipping address - confirmed
You haven’t added any postage details..
Description Unit price Qty Amount
Miumiu Wallet
131516990339 US $250.00 1 US $250.00
New eBay logo
Postage & Handling via Canada Post US $100.00
Insurance - not offered ----
US $350.00
Payment US $350.00

Important Note :smileytongue:ayPal payment for eBay Item  been Verified and "APPROVED" But due to security reasons on both sides of the buyer and the seller, the status of the payment is pending. Most sellers do not ship out the exact item listed on eBay. We are keen on securing the eBay community.You will be required to post out the item and email us its shipment reference number, We will then verify the status of the shipment within 24Hrs with the courier service used.Once we have completed verification, your account will be credited instantly.

As soon as shipment is carried out,Kindly get back to PayPal Team by responding to this message with the shipment tracking number so that we can confirm and then credit your account immediately.
Once item has been shipped and the tracking number sent to us,
You will receive a "CONFIRMATION EMAIL" from PayPal Team informing you that the Fund has been credited.
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Payments discussion

May 23, 2015 11:04:35 AM PT

Getting Paid



I bought an item and the seller gave me a tracking number for USPS. The number is legit,

but my item as not being updated for the last 3 days and is stuck on 'pre-shipping'. I bought 

it tuesday and I got the tracking number late the next day and on friday it was still not updated.

Is it normal with USPS to be a little late with updating ?


Thank you.

Bidding & Buying discussion

May 23, 2015 9:15:39 AM PT

Tracking info stuck on pre-shipping ?

Can the account be attached to the current one I have or does the feedback and rating start all over? Thanks 

Starting an eBay Business question

May 24, 2015 3:26:58 AM PT

When opening a store.

When look at an item description, it used to show the seller name, the number of transactions made by that seller, and the percentage of positive feedback received by that seller. Recently the item display format was changed to no longer show the seller's transaction count and percentage positive ratings! Instead, I must click on the seller name to see that info, and then click again to go back to the item. Why was this change made? I always look at those numbers as part of the purchase decision, so now I must do a lot more clicking. This change makes the shopping process much more tedious and discourages me from spending time shopping on eBay.

Bidding & Buying question

two of the five items I'd ordered seem to have gotten broken during shipment - my question is how to proceed ? Am I entitled to partial refund and or refund of shipping costs ? please help - I'm new at this and I'd just like an equitable resolution -

Member To Member Support question

May 24, 2015 3:34:24 PM PT

options in this circumstance ?

I have only posted a few over 20 items for sale and they have been free listings until just now. What happened? Why is there suddenly a $0.30 listing fee???


Thank you,



Member To Member Support question

May 24, 2015 3:31:27 PM PT

Free Selling Fees??

If I re-open my store today on the 25th of May, will I be charged the $15.95 for the entire month of May?



Buying & Selling Basics question

I won an item for 15 cents and when I checked the seller's name I noticed that the item I won was the only one that was listed. They also have 0 feedback. Am I safe to pay for it? Is there anyway they can get my information (paypal account or bank account)or am I just being paranoid for no reason? Any replies will be greatly appreciated Thanks

Payments question

I had listed my pink faux fur leg restraints, they pulled it because I posted in the wrong category,. I reposted it where they told me to, then pulled it again. then they restored it. I don't know which category to post it. I don't want to be suspended or anything, can anyone help me? thanks





Hello missconni1,

We have restored the following listing:
231399856104 - New Pink Bondage Leg Restraints With Faux Fur For Fetish SM

It now appears as an ended item.

To relist your item, click the "Relist" link in the listing. The listing will restart automatically.

If there were any bidders for your item, we emailed them to let them know the listing for Item number 231399856104 - New Pink Bondage Leg Restraints With Faux Fur For Fetish SM
was removed in error. We've also explained how they can find your item again if you relist it.

We're sorry for the inconvenience this has caused you.



Please don't reply to this message. It was sent from an address that doesn't accept incoming email.

eBay Document ID: 15038902006

Selling question

I often list rings for sale and if they are sterling I check the box that they are "sizable".  I've had two people now ask me to size the ring to a certain size and they will buy it.....  Now, I assume I am just stating the ring can be sized, not that I am personally going to size it myself for them (which I can't do anyway).  Am I correct that "sizable" just means if someone buys it the ring can be sized - buy the BUYER?  If it implies I will do it for them, I need to remove that option.  Thanks ahead of time.  (It's not like I am selling anything anyway, but in the future if something does sell....lol)

Selling discussion

I recently sold two blouses and accidentally sent them to the wrong buyers. As soon as it was called to my attention by the first buyer, who purchased and paid for a $20 item, I immediately issued a refund, and contacted the other buyer who received the item in error. (The second buyer purchased a $3 item). The second buyer wanted to keep the "wrong" blouse, laundered it, then reluctantly returned the item. She was also issued a full refund for her purchase, and sent postage for returning this item so the other buyer could have it. After she (second buyer) returned the item, she messaged me that it cost her more to send it back than it cost me to send it to her (???} and that I owed her money. She told me she would send a receipt and I told her I would gladly reimburse her for the difference. Instead of emailing me the amount, she told me she had decided to give me negative feedback. She left feedback stating that after sending her the wrong item, that my attitude was "insincere", "a mistake.". I did make a mistake, apologized for it, and refunded her money. I thanked her for being cooperative. Is there a way I can get the negative feedback removed?  How can she say that I had an "insincere attitude", and "be careful"???   Any thoughts? Thanks

Member To Member Support question

May 25, 2015 3:02:18 PM PT

Negative Feedback