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Hello, I am helping my parents to sell things from their estate.  One item is a brand new Girard-Perregaux stainless steel men's watch, model 101-956, 17 Jules, 4175 BF.  Metal band, silver bezel, black face. It is a mechanical wind, from about 20 years ago. Never worn. Can anyone help estimate the value of this watch for sale?


Many thanks for your help.





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Collectibles & Art discussion

During today's visit guess what I found for sale??






I think there were both 1095s and 1092s


And yes - 99 cents each! 

Selling discussion

Oct 7, 2015 4:34:24 PM PT

Great find at GoodWill??

So, I chose a specific display photo for both my listings. They keep changing when searched though. See photos, please. If you click on my two listings, you can see the photo I chose as the display main picture... Why doesn't it show this in the search results?




Listing 1

Listing 2


I used to make variation listings all the time and it always showed my main display picture in search results. Am I unaware of a new change? Or is this just an error?


Thank you.

Selling question

Logged into one of my account this morning and was greeted with this:





This is October 6.  The payment is due October 15 and will be automatically withdrawn from my credit card which is current and up to date.  Same as every month.  So what is the point of this ALERT



Selling discussion

Thanks in advance for any help. Is this bowl (5" across, 3" high) ABP? Any help with age or maker or what the different cuts are called?



Home & Garden discussion

Oct 8, 2015 10:37:40 AM PT

Is this cut to clear bowl ABP?

Please let me know if you can see the creed, my tablet has a pretty poor camera. It looks good to me so I am hoping it's authentic.







Fashion discussion

Oct 6, 2015 12:27:13 PM PT

Coach check



Good morning everyone. 



New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

Oct 6, 2015 5:58:12 PM PT

New to eBay Daily Chat for Wednesday Oct 7

I think I posted this some time ago for a translation, but the lettering wasnt clear enough.  Can anyone tell if this is Chinese or Japanese writing?  Other than the first charater is a regular latin alphabet K, Im not even sure where to start lol!

Its a small gold and pearl pendant.




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chinese pearl drop pendant side.jpg

I need to get a better photo, but it will be a few days before I can work on that.



Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Oct 6, 2015 7:14:09 PM PT

Is this script Chinese or Japanese?

Here are my latest puzzlers!


The first one is very heavy and reminds me of a Juliana piece. Now, I'm not suggesting it is, since it doesn't match any of the characteristics. Does anyone recognize the maker or perhaps help me describe it? 


The second is a bracelet with the word "Touraine" on the charm/fob. It has two stamps, one on the charm, the other on one of the links on the back. I've searched the internet for it and can't find it anywhere. I've also searched French assay markings and I don't recognize the stamp at all. 


The third pin I just need to know what it's called. Made of sterling silver and marcasite. Thank you very much for your help!














Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Oct 7, 2015 11:38:08 AM PT

Another UNKNOWN lot...



Recycled opener. Too lazy to go find a new one this morning.



New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

I picked this little pin up out of curiosity. There's an american flag on one side, and an unknown flag on the other. The script at the top says 'Hamburg 1913' and there's a mongram type design of 'VS'(maybe VJ ?) at the center The drop shows the Hamburg coat of arms.

The pin design and consturction is consistent with an early 20th century date like 1913.


I've been googling and yahooing and bing-ing and wiki-ing to no avail. Ive found a Hamburg America steamship company but nothing to confirm this belongs to that

Any help is appreciated!


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Antiques discussion

Does this little indian guy look familiar to anyone?  I  think he looks like a vintage advertising icon but can't place him. Love his bent feather. Anyone recognize him? 



Collectibles & Art discussion

Oct 6, 2015 10:28:15 AM PT

Does this little indian guy look familiar?






My Neighbor's Grandmother handed these beautiful piece to her. Does anyone know the pattern name and maker.

Thanks for your help!




Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Is there a sprcific name for the cut of these crystal beads. I know my photography on them is not that great..looks like a buch of triangles 'puzzled together'. Any color showing is a reflection


Also any idea on age? It is strung on string, sport ring clasp is marked Sterling..approx 16"







Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Oct 7, 2015 9:16:41 AM PT

Help With Cut of Crystal Beads

For those of us on the East Coast at least.  I'm doing it now so I can't forget to "I'll do it later".  Keep the pictures smaller for those on slow connections, there are still folks stuck with dial-up even here in Connecticut, and please no current auctions.  



See you next year!  Image by an unknown artist, but she's pretty.



Altered art pendant of a Mucha painting.  Sold and on its way from another website.


Coming later this month to an auction near you - Valentino.

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

I have a return request for item not as described from the UK. I can not print labels from the UK but eBay is asking me to upload the return label to the buyer or provider proof of a tracking number.


The options are

  • Upload a label
  • Confirm you already sent a label (asks you to input tracking number)
  • Confirm you can't send a label

If I click "confirm you can't send a label" will the buyer be refunded and get to keep the item? Will ebay charge me for the return label from the UK to the USA?


Does anyone have any experience with this? What should I do?




Selling discussion

I started a return, as item which I bought, didnt arrive on time. (I will post the tracking details, so that you can see). This was a gift item, so I had to buy the item locally. When the item did arrived 2 days late, I refused the shipment (my first mistake, as EBAY will not honor their money back buyer protection, if you refuse a shipment. You need to actually request a shipping label through eBAY, and use that to return the item).


Long story short, item did arrive to seller, but since I didnt follow the ebay policy in returning the item, or EBAY will not issue the refund. I lost $62.95 in this transacton, though could have offered the refund, but he is hiding behind strange ebay policy. 


I complained with EBAY, but these guys are no help.


Please be aware how you return your items! Please follow EBAY policy or be prepared to loose a lot of money. ( especially if you get stuck with dishonest seller 


Tracking details follows:


  • Updated Delivery Day: Monday, September 14, 2015
Product & Tracking Information
Postal Product:
  • First-Class Package Service
  • USPS Tracking™

September 14, 2015 , 4:40 pm

Delivered, In/At Mailbox


OAKLAND, CA 94603 


Your item was delivered in or at the mailbox at 4:40 pm on September 14, 2015 in OAKLAND, CA 94603.

September 14, 2015 , 8:25 am

Out for Delivery

OAKLAND, CA 94621 

September 14, 2015 , 8:15 am

Sorting Complete

OAKLAND, CA 94621 

September 14, 2015 , 5:42 am

Arrived at Post Office

OAKLAND, CA 94621 

September 13, 2015 , 2:19 am

Arrived at USPS Origin Facility

OAKLAND, CA 94615 

September 10, 2015 , 11:27 pm

Arrived at USPS Destination Facility


September 10, 2015 , 1:46 pm



September 3, 2015 , 9:24 am

Out for Delivery


September 3, 2015 , 9:14 am

Sorting Complete


September 3, 2015 , 7:58 am

Arrived at Post Office


September 2, 2015 , 8:32 pm

Departed USPS Facility

KEARNY, NJ 07099 

September 2, 2015 , 7:40 pm

Arrived at USPS Destination Facility

KEARNY, NJ 07099 

August 27, 2015 , 5:42 am

Departed USPS Facility

OAKLAND, CA 94615 

August 26, 2015 , 9:35 pm

Arrived at USPS Origin Facility

OAKLAND, CA 94615 

August 26, 2015 , 8:20 pm

Accepted at USPS Origin Sort Facility

OAKLAND, CA 94603 

August 26, 2015

Pre-Shipment Info Sent to USPS


August 26, 2015 , 2:26 pm

Shipping Label Created

OAKLAND, CA 94603 





People, Please read whole thing before giving your opinion. The reason seller is dishonest is because he is refusing to refund, though he has the item.!!! 

Shipping & Returns question

I found this small silver colored (possibly sterling?) pistol in my late Mother's things.  It is marked "Japan" and is about 1.25" long.  The hammer cocks back and the trigger moves. The hadle has an engraved floral design.  I did have a relative that was an importer in the 1950's and he did live in Japan.  I can recall his having small sample items of cloisonne pieces and other items.  Any information is greatly appreciated.  guncharm2.gif

Collectibles & Art discussion

Hi Joolies Smiley Happy


I have a ring and a pin I need help with, the stones are a mystery. First is a silver pin a friend gave me, she said it was her mother’s, I think would be vintage Arts and Crafts. I can’t figure out the stones, tooth tap feels like stone but I am wondering if they are ceramic. I tried scratching the back of the large one but I didn’t see anything to help.






Next is a gold ring with a mystery stone. The color is a a slightly gray greenish blue. It tests on my gem tester in the Spinel range. This also came from my friend, she said a friend got the loose stone in Israel and gave it to her. My friend had the ring made but it was so long ago she can’t remember what it is. Do you think it’ may be a spinel?


As always, thanks for any help Heart




Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Oct 8, 2015 11:03:17 AM PT

Mystery stones help please :-)

I have two ceramic figures about 8 inches tall that I would love to get more information on.  Any help is greatly appreciated!







Antiques discussion



I have problem with my product what i ordered


Yestorday finally my Premium 2.5D Real Clear Tempered Glass Film Cover Screen Protector for Huawei package arrived. Unfortunately,the tempered glass is totaly shattered.
Should i return the package, or what's the policy,to get a new product?

Look attachment abt product, how it looked,when i opened package.


Delivery package 1 of 1
Estimated delivery Wednesday, Sep 23, 2015 - Thursday, Oct 15, 2015
Premium 2.5D Real Clear Tempered Glass Film Cover Screen Protector for Huawei
Premium 2.5D Real Clear Tempered Glass Film Cover Screen Protector for Huawei
Item price$3.18
Item number321764462984
Shipping serviceEconomy Int'l Shipping

Member To Member Support question

Boca Raton luxury homes view

Live on Ocean Boulevard in Boca Raton, just a walk across the street from the crystal blue Atlantic Ocean. This Boca Raton luxury homes is a 2 bedroom and 2 bathroom condo that comes with 1692 square feet of living space.


Looking out enjoy marina and garden views on the large balcony; looking in relax in the spacious living area with beautiful tiled floors. The kitchen comes with stainless steel appliances, including a double oven. The tile backsplash blends in perfectly with the white cabinets and natural counter tops. Separate dining and living space is perfect for entertaining.


As part of Sea Ranch community, residents have access to 4 state of the art fitness centers, pools, private beach, tennis, and marina.


Get all the details and view photographs at the listing for this condo in Boca Raton luxury homes


Thank you!  I don't think coral has veins, right? 


Jewelry & Gemstones discussion

Oviedo homes for sale

Four bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms and 3323 square feet of living space, this 3 way split bedroom provides a fantastic floor plan.


Details and custom design makes this home a gorgeous find in Oviedo homes for sale. Owners kept the Oviedo real estate in great condition so it is an easy show. Family room is 30 feet and is situated just off the kitchen, making this a perfect space for entertaining family and friends. Custom trim, custom built-ins, arched windows, and vaulted ceilings are just a few of the extras that make this residence a step above other Oviedo homes for sale.


Owner is willing to sell furniture at the right price. Take a look at the listing and make an offer.


I am trying to pay for my item but getting error 77035(see below)


Does anyone know what is going on ? 70035

Member To Member Support question

Oct 8, 2015 5:42:00 PM PT

Error 70035



Gave below paisa pay id number which i received on 30th may but still i havent received my refund


I had called  your customer care atleast 50 times but still my issue is not resolved.



Refund request approved for PaisaPay ID 39342951002
Dear goblijadoo110989,
Your refund request for item "171803781994"  (171803781994) has been approved.

This refund was automatically initiated on since the seller did not ship the item by the shipping deadline of 30-May-15.

Track your PaisaPay activity
You should be able to view the refunded amount of Rs. 0.00 in your credit card statement / account within 3-4 working days if your issuing bank is private bank else it may take 12-15 working days for nationalized bank.

Note: If you have paid using debit card the refund may take longer than 3 working days. In case there is a delay, please get in touch with your issuing bank.

If the item is delivered to you subsequently, please contact PaisaPay Customer Support for assistance with returning the item to the seller.

Thank you,


Member To Member Support question

Oct 7, 2015 9:47:30 PM PT

Pending Refund

10585_NW_56_PL_Coral_Springs_FL_33076 front.jpg

Enjoy this beautiful townhome recently listed on the Coral Springs homes for sale roster. Renovated and updated, this 3 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom home also sports a loft for extra space that may serve as a computer room, office, playroom, or reading room. The two-story townhome has all its bedrooms on the 2nd level.


The kitchen comes with all stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops and backsplash, along with a big breakfast area. Living and dining rooms are on the first floor.


Details include front screened in porch, accordion shutters, crown molding, and more. Get more details and see more pictures at the home’s listing.




i have a question about when an auction actually ends.   i bid on an item that lists the end time at


Ended:  Oct 06, 2015 , 7:39PM
the bidding history shows
 a***n ( 156Feedback score is 100 to 499)   US $118.50
Oct-06-15 16:39:32 PDT
  llthesystemll ( 18Feedback score is 10 to 49)   US $116.00
Oct-06-15 16:37:26 PDT
 Starting Price   US $99.99
Sep-29-15 16:39:42 PDT


the winning bidder's bid came within the minute of  7:39PM.  


so does mean that the end time is really  7:39:59PM?


thank you

Member To Member Support question

Oct 6, 2015 5:50:48 PM PT

auction end time question

I got a few pieces of carnival and depression glass after the passing of my grandmother. She had a pretty expensive collection. I correctly identified one of them and its not up for sale on ebay, but I wasn't sure about these other pieces. A few of them had reyed stars which I thought was Millersburg but I have been having a hard time finding the patterns, and correct ID'ing the makers. If anyone with experience can help me decipher the pattern/maker/color  of some of these pieces I would be very grateful. Thanks. 



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Depression/40s-50s-60s Glass

Shipment was sent in a flat rate Priority 11" box. So does this look like a lost case or should I just wait it out?



Shipping & Returns discussion

I can't read the mark on this plate except for the word England on the bottom. I looked in Kovels but can't find it. Any guesses? Also I don't think I ever saw a flow blue plate covered with this much gold. The photo is clear, it's just that the mark is flow blue too! Thanks for your help!





Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Oct 6, 2015 1:36:27 PM PT

Flow blue mark

now I can know clearly ebay resolution center always on buyers side.   buyer always win any case. 


item didnt have issue and buyer wanted return because its not fit to her. I will attach  email.  item has size tag US 4 but buyer making excuse and sent email me for return the item and opened case " item not as described"  .  now this buyer knows she can return item anytime.   seller have to get " item not as described" case on record even sold correct item. 


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Selling question

Hello, I made an offer that was maintained for a long time suddenly 1 dollar increased disproportionately by someone within seconds, see the example, what's happening here...???  who is a private listing - bidders' identities protected? Thank you.

private listing - bidders' identities protected   US $15.00
Oct-06-15 07:40:06 PDT
  private listing - bidders' identities protected   US $14.00
Oct-06-15 07:40:01 PDT
  private listing - bidders' identities protected   US $11.00
Oct-06-15 07:39:57 PDT
  private listing - bidders' identities protected   US $9.00
Oct-06-15 07:39:51 PDT
  private listing - bidders' identities protected   US $7.00
Oct-06-15 07:39:47 PDT
  private listing - bidders' identities protected   US $5.00
Oct-06-15 07:39:43 PDT
  private listing - bidders' identities protected   US $4.00
Oct-06-15 07:39:40 PDT
  private listing - bidders' identities protected   US $3.00
Oct-06-15 07:39:34 PDT
  private listing - bidders' identities protected   US $2.00
Oct-06-15 07:39:30 PDT
 Starting Price   US $1.00
Oct-05-15 20:40:04 PDT

Member To Member Support question

Oct 6, 2015 4:59:21 PM PT

I'm not understand

Has this ever happened to anyone?



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Payments discussion

Good evening- this was in a large book,in the pages, a large folio Torah,it was framed at some point, no signature, ( and smoking?) another long shot I know, but does this ring a bell with anyone? Regards V76IMG_4866.JPG

Collectibles & Art discussion

Oct 8, 2015 2:10:10 PM PT

ink and water color

Hi, I found a 2006 hybrid Hasbro plastic sword that lights up and makes a power sound. The butt end looks more like a space weapon. It also has a dagger hidden in the handle that extends from the end. I can't another like it here or by searching the web.


It's about 25" long. If anybody has an idea, I would appreciate it. I know this board is not really oriented to modern toys, but maybe there are some collectors here.






Collectibles & Art discussion

 Ebay needs to do something a bit better than what they have going on now with the boards ~ I had to use google just to find this category~


Hi all~ My mom recently passed away and while going through her home, I ran across this pin. The writing is in cursive and that is what is throwing me off~ I have found the patch but not a pin like this AND not with this writing. Could be a fake?


Any help would be greatly appreciated~ I am attaching pics~ Thanks in advance ~DSCF1221.JPGDSCF1217.JPG

Militaria Collectors

Oct 7, 2015 2:26:55 PM PT

Pin has me stumped...




Good morning everyone.



New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!


The only thing I can see is they kinda look pretty old   I think I see dot matrix on the photos inside and they kinda resemble newspaper (not that they are)  I was thinking some type of sash or scarf thingy?  The fronts are glass and I am assuming the backs are brass, judging by patina, etc  Help!!  

Antiques discussion

      hi looking for any help ID this interesting old oak and saddle leather chair

leaning to ranch style because of the thick natural leather seat like saddles

are made of .

     Leather seat is held on with wooden pegs , wood is held together with

machined brass screws and inserts . this is a low sitting Mid century modern lounge chair style  

no markingsDSC01965.JPG on this well made chair that  looks along the lines of some of the old Brandt

ranch oak furniture.   


Thanks in advance for any help

Antiques and Research

Hello  Smiley Happy  I'm having a hard time figuring out what the woman is holding in her lap.  A folded fan?  I'm also guessing that this photo would be dated around 1840's-1850's.  Would you agree?  Lastly, is this the Bunker Hill Monument on the case?  Thank you for any additional info!

Antiques discussion

You won't hurt my feelings if you tell me my S/A find is a Pier 1 reject or an FTD Florist bowl, but I am curious.  Is it Chinese and can anyone read the mark?  Is it stoneware or pottery with enamel?  It measures 6 3/4" in diameter across the top and stands 2 3/4" tall and is heavy.  I appreciate any help.chinesebowl1.jpg





Antiques discussion

Oct 8, 2015 7:23:40 PM PT

Asian bowl?

This vase looks very old . It's almost 30 high and 10 in. in diameter. Need help with more info regarding the signature. Thank you105_4339.JPG

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

  291507459418, Men Women Vintage Army Canvas Backpack Rucksack School Satchel Travel Hiking Bag, sold on 07/24/15
Men Women Vintage Army Canvas Backpack Rucksack School Satchel Travel Hiking Bag
Item no: 291507459418
Sale date: 07/24/15 06:56
Color: Grey
Quantity: 1
Here's some information that might help you for 'Didn't receive your item'
Men Women Vintage Army Canvas Backpack Rucksack School Satchel Travel Hiking Bag
Item no: 291507459418
Sale date: 07/24/15 06:56
Color: Grey
Quantity: 1

Member To Member Support question

Oct 7, 2015 10:12:56 AM PT

I dont received these item

sir /madam i have sold on ebay aqua pearl ro system buyer paid paisapay rs 7250 .. i have shipped the product to buyer and collect the item,,but buyer send to replacement

then connact the to phone and mail all problem will be solve but till now i can t collect the cash pls solve my problem

Item(s) below have not yet been delivered or are awaiting delivery confirmation.
 Item titleDelivery deadline
Courier nameAirway bill no.Remarks 
 Ro system AQUAPEARL UV+ Ro Technology with 10 litre capacity pure TDs for water
rder details (1 Item)
   Item title  Shipping methodQuantityTotal
(Including applicable
shipping cost & taxes)
 Current status
(Click the link below
to view details)
 Ro system AQUAPEARL UV+ Ro Technology with 10 litre capacity pure TDs for water
 National Courier - Delivery outside seller's city1Rs. 7,250.00 Buyer to confirm receipt

     Amount paidRs. 7,250.00 
View shipping address
Items pending action

Member To Member Support question

Oct 7, 2015 11:42:55 PM PT

selling item claim money

Weston luxury homes townhouse

The Legends at Weston Hills has a townhome in the Weston luxury homes listings that is perfect for a family or seasonal rental. The 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom townhome offers awesome views of the golf course and water scenes, too. With 1920 square feet of living space, there is room to spread out in this spectacular floor plan that gives you an endless amount of options.


Open kitchen to living and dining area makes entertaining easy. Hardwood floors add warm to the space. Stay safe with installed hurricane shutters.


Take a peek by visiting the listing to see it in pictures and then call to schedule an in-person showing.


Oct 8, 2015 1:33:28 PM PT

Elegant and Cozy Townhome in Weston Hills

Then Ebay ask me for Pay Fee 0.30$ ? Really?

"You've qualified for a free insertion fee and have saved $0.30. Learn more"
And its not free? 

Member To Member Support question

If you do not have a Bible, or find it difficult to read and/or understand, read the Bible online at: www.jw.org


The Front Porch discussion

Oct 8, 2015 9:19:01 PM PT

Read the BIBLE online

This is an 18k yellow gold, tanzanite and diamond ring.  Stamped 750 (18k) and SETO  with what looks like a small new moon in the upper right from letters.  I searched 'til I'm cross-eyed, but cannot find this mark anywhere.  This is such a beautiful ring, I'm just sure someone must have run into this mark before.  I don't post often because I usually find the answer I need here-but I'm stumped on this.  I'd appreciate any help, DebIMG_0004_edited-1.JPG

Fine Jewelry, Gems & Precious Metals discussion

Oct 6, 2015 7:19:23 PM PT

This mark on ring familiar to anyone?

I ordered a device recently and the seller provided a tracking number...that wasn't actually a tracking number. I asked on here and many people said that it dosen't matter and the seller probably has the legit one. But I still want to track my package, but then I saw this. On two pages, it shows two different things. Is the 2nd one real? Is ebay messing up?  Thanks1.PNG2.PNG

Shipping & Returns question

please help me with any information on this Barbie type doll.  No markings except made in China.  Thanks for any help! image.jpeg

Toys & Hobbies discussion

Oct 7, 2015 1:58:05 PM PT

Barbie type doll id

Has anyone encountered this before?  In the past few days, I have had this happen TWICE.  Before the auction close, the shipping cost was relatively low.  After the auction close, the GSP shipping cost jumped up significantly.  Second time, I made a best offer to a seller at a price below which import fees would be assessed (our country has a $20 tax free exemption limit on shipped items).  Yet, now, all of a sudden, the shipping cost jumped up as nearly as much as the import fees were before.



Shipping & Returns discussion

i made a purchase with ebay bucks applied but the whole amount was deducted from my papyal. does anyone know why this may have happened?


Member To Member Support question

I think its a boy and its marked Germany. Any Idea on who the maker might be. The tongue wiggles as if it was connected to a spring.DSC07650.JPGDSC07652.JPGDSC07662.JPGDSC08067.JPG

Toys & Hobbies discussion

Oct 6, 2015 6:04:08 PM PT

Help Id German doll

Thanks for any help. This bowl is about 5" cross, 3" tall. Is it ABP? Any help with the maker, age and what the designs (cuts) are called?



Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Oct 8, 2015 10:44:17 AM PT

Is this cut to clear bowl ABP?

It only has 3500 miles on it, (wait, I may have left out a few zeros, the odo stopped at 350,000)

The paint job is great, it is protected by a coating of,  well I don't know.

Gas mileage is great, not a drop in two years.

It has a security system, (the drivers door won't open, and you need a can of wasp spray)

It is environmentally friendly, the mouse family in the air cleaner seem to be doing well.


In full disclosure, it does need some brake work, I drove it for a year just using the hand brake.

It does not burn any oil... it all leaks out the rear main.

It has a fresh overhaul on the engine ( in 1995)

Clutches are over rated, just park on the hill, let it roll and jam the gears.


Oh, I could go on about the virtues of the "Mouse Mobile"

Not sure what car the second pic is from, but I will throw it into the trunk as a bonus.

Looks like the pics got out of order




Motors discussion

Oct 8, 2015 4:48:17 PM PT

I have a car for sale.....

Does anyone else find this chain troublesome???

I do and its kinda strange Ebay does NOTHING about it.


New message from: dpastuckneo (8,749Green Star)
I forgot...If you think that you can send an item from Canada in a USPS paid box you don't know much about shipping. You have to get over jumping to conclusions if you ever want to get a business going.
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Your previous message

Keep having fun.. You just dont seem to understand that I spend 10's of thousands on Ebay each year. You keep having fun.
We will see each other soon in a court. I will spend the time and money just to make a point with you.

Have a nice day and enjoy that 97.00


Your right it is back in the account....imagine that. I am an Idiot but one with your money.
I'm only having fun with you for one reason. I offered to cancel the sale and you refused the offer.
A basic rule on Ebay is "Contact The Seller BEFORE Complaining" and none of this would have happen. Your going to get your money back that goes without saying all I want to do is embed this in your mind for the next time you buy something from ebay (not from me of course).
Tell me you understand this principle and I'll refund the money as soon as I get your email.

Your previous message

yea jerk that email means the amount that was credited BACK to your account IDIOT. If your telephone was not a Canadian telephone then we could conference call paypal and you would get the same info as I get and then you could dispute it with them.


What a jerk

PayPal has concluded our investigation of the following Buyer Complaint:

Buyer's name: Altera Electronics LLC.
Buyer's email: billing@alteraelectronics.com
Transaction ID: 9UU28169N20828352

Transaction date: Sep 24, 2015
Transaction amount: $97.76 USD
Your transaction ID: 31S58482VS882235D
Case number: PP-004-204-135-585

Refund amount: $97.76 USD

Because the buyer has reported that the claim has been amicably resolved,
this case has been closed.

Thank you for your cooperation with our investigation.


Protection Services Department

Member To Member Support question

Oct 9, 2015 6:27:39 AM PT

Inappropriate email extortion





(For our Dial ups)

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Hi All, just made a purchase of the  below item,


Realized straight after that this is not what I wanted, trying to cancel transaction with no success. All :"help and contact" links end up in search for item, when entering the item number search shown "not found" please try again


How can I cancel it?

Purchased From:Parts Retailer, LLC
Receipt ID:5058-9719-0636-2407


Item #Item TitleQuantityPriceSubtotal

20 Layer Car Cover Fleece Lining Waterproof Soft Breathable Indoor Outdoor 17239


Buying & Selling Basics question

any info on the inscriptions would be appreciated.

i am no expert but i have the impression these are made of genuine tortoise shell.

the backs are rather rough...

they vary in length from 1.3" to 2.6"...

and yes i know... if i am not mistaken i cannot sell genuine tortoise shell...



Collectibles & Art discussion

I looked at a listing that had "awesome" as condition.

I asked the seller to be more specific (no tears, no holes, no loose threads, etc.).

The seller posted my emails to the listing including my ebay userID.

I thought that wasn't allowed? What are my options to have my userID removed from the listing "Ask A Question" section?

Bidding & Buying discussion

Oct 6, 2015 2:13:18 PM PT

Seller can do this?

I had a vintage BIN book with no make an offer option and received several emails from a buyer who wanted it for for about 30% less and free shipping.  I should have followed the advice I have seen here that they may prove to be trouble but went back and forth and finally agreed to the lower price including shipping. I had checked feedback left for others and did not see anything worrying.Then I got an email cautioning me on how to pack it.  I take great pride in the time and expense ( tissue, bubble wrap , zip lock bags ,boxs) in how I ship.


Now I have just gotten an email from the buyer saying they are unhappy with the book they thought it would be better ( I use 12 pictures and great detail) and want more money off . They are not happy with it but want to keep it to read.


I have been nothing but polite in all the exchanges but am fedup with the buyer at this point and just want this to end.   I know I can say return it for a full refund but I dont want to prolong this. 


If I say keep it and credit them the full amount will I get a defect from ebay anyway for refunding the full amount?   


They have not opened a case but I would rather lose the money and chalk it up to a lesson learned on what may happen with unsolicited offers. Needless to say they will go on my blocked list.


Thanks for your help


Selling discussion

So, I sold an item that included a Fixed Shipping Cost of $25 to anywhere in the US by Fedex.


Buyer pays, then messages me to demand $5 refund for "overcharge" on shipping.


I replied that shipping label actually cost me $27, but that resulted in 3 more messages within 30 minutes explaining how Fedex billing works, how the counter-price to ship from my address to his is derived  etc etc and veiled threat of neg if no refund of $5.


Considering the time it would take to reply to the increasingly-nasty emails and the trouble in trying to get unwarranted neg removed, I refunded $5 and added buyer's username to my Blocked Bidder list.


Item arrived with buyer next day and I then got message from another user ID belonging to same buyer threatening neg for blocking him. He said item was great, but he might neg me for blocking him. He also said he has numerous other IDs he can use.


I used "Report a Buyer" link re the extortion of the refund, and called eBay about threat of neg for blocking user.


Only today did I look at his "Feedback Left for Others" - for less than 600 transactions, he has left 48 negatives and 4 neutral...


Surely eBay have the facility to stop this individual's obvious crusade. He is also a seller, although I don't know that ID (I wish I did!) and he is clearly using the Feedback system to impact his competition.


I have 2480 feedbacks, 100% positive, and 5* DSRs across the board. I have no doubt I can get the neg removed should it appear, but why should this person be allowed to continue, given his appalling record of leaving unwarranted negative feedbacks that he announces in advance using the Messaging system?


I know buyers are important, but so are sellers' hard-won reputations.



Selling discussion

Oct 7, 2015 1:17:37 PM PT

Being Harrassed by Serial Negger

This is a first for me.

Buyer purchases auction item that ended Sunday evening. They pay immediately.

I print out shipping label at 11:32 am the following day (Monday) and drop off at post office at 12:30 (about an hour later).


Two hours after dropping the package off I get a message from the buyer simple saying:

"I'd like to cancel this order. If not, please ship ASAP. This came directly to me and not through the ebay cancel system


I respond and say that I already dropped the package at the post office and was unable to retrieve and cancel the order.


I figured that the buyer would understand that i could noy cancel the order but would be happy that i shipped it ASAP. So fast in fact that i shipped it before she even asked me to ship it ASAP! LOL


Next message from buyer; "What is the tracking? for $18 shipping, I definitely expect tracking!"


A minute goes by...and it seems the buyer was able to find the tracking number that is automatically uploaded to Ebay when I printed the shipping label.



The next message from the buyer basically accuses me of lying about what time I printed the label and dropped off the package and would surely reflect that in the feedback they leave. and leaves this note:


"If you look at your own tracking, it says you didn't create the label until 3:32 pm. It also doesn't show the package as received, just that the label was created. I'll be sure to remember that when I leave feedback. Smiley Happy"


I then forwarded the buyer a screenshot of "printed labels" including hers to prove I printed the label at 11:32 AM and that I cannot control when the post office scans the package once I drop it off to them...


I see a big red donut in the near future for something that was out of my control.


She has been sending messages all day saying I am lying and not being truthful...


I have dealt with cancellations in the past and am happy to honor them. Irather just agree than avoid a hassle.


In this case the cancellation request came after the item was delivered to post office.


I think the buyer is just angry that they could not cancel and now is just trying to find any fault on my part. I also sense a SNAD. ugh,,,






Selling discussion



 Seller lied about the product being new when in fact it was used. However he admitted the error saying he deals with a lot of inventory which gets mixed up and refunded the full amount. He also told me to keep the product which used is worth $70 which is what i paid for it, this product works just fine and it doesnt feel right getting something for nothing even though it was a sort of bad transaction. Here is my question, would you keep the money or refund part of the amount or all of the amount?

Bidding & Buying discussion

My Account discussion

Oct 7, 2015 2:12:36 PM PT


I sell very casually on ebay. That said, I had 2 bad buyers in a row. I read a tip on here that if someone offers you a low ball offer on a bin, it's a good idea to block because they can then buy the item and file snad to get all/some money back. So after my 2 bad buyers, I have someone with 0 feedback offer me 50% of my bin price, which I felt was a low ball offer. So I blocked them to prevent another bad transaction, and now the buyer is asking why they can't buy my item..

I don't know how to tell them without sounding like a big jerk. Or am I just being a big jerk? Advice?

Selling discussion

This guy claims he never received the item after more than 2 months. He did, of course. Why is PayPal even allowing him to file a dispute when this happened more than 45 days ago? It also happened more than 60 days ago, no refund should be issued and they shouldn't be holding my fees?


Their own page says so:




Am I correct?

Selling discussion

or is it pretty routine for most online company's? I often see threads about new and old Ebay members spending countless hours trying to solve this or that, is this online experience true with most other online venders??



(sorry terrible at spelling)


cheers  oj

Selling discussion

I need help identifying these vintage vases. I'm not sure how to describe the finish on them, it looks like the white in the design was done on purpose having only clear glaze no paint.

Vase #1: 10" inches tall, 5" inches across the opening, 4" inches across the bottom 8" across the widest point.

Vase #2: 7" inches tall, 4" inches across the opening, 3 3/4" inches across the bottom 7" inches at the widest point.

Thank you for your time.

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Oct 6, 2015 5:22:59 PM PT

Please help identify these vintage vases?

Because different US USPS serviced zones charge variable rates I have been apprehensive about including USPS priority into my listings. Is there a formula? Not experienced to all zones enough to take educated guesses. How is it done without risking an overcharge or monetary debits in sales? I really don't want to experiment. But it may be advisable during holiday season? I don't drop ship. Thanks any advise?

Shipping & Returns discussion

Would that put sellers on the spot if buyer changes mind or are they obligated to the purchase?

 I'm guessing would be a buyer's problem not ours though we know the buyer mostly would win arguements. I ship very fast.




Selling discussion

Oct 7, 2015 5:54:02 PM PT

1 day handling time

So I was dumn enough to buy a Icloud removal service, as soon as I paid and the guy erase his account and the item too. so I cant claim to eBay for a refund. what can I do? I have emailS and the proof. The sellers had good feedbacks. I need help.

Bidding & Buying discussion

Oct 7, 2015 10:48:21 AM PT

eBay fraud. what can I do?

I went to my watch list tonight and was met with this wonderful message from ebay, 


You don't have any items saved in your Watch list.

To add items you're interested in and want to track, click Add to Watch list from the item page. You can watch an item for up to 60 days or until you delete it.
    I had alot of things saved there, some things for a very long time(I save up money to buy them). I had just put many things in the watch list the last few days, now every thing is all gone, poof! I was watching things I wanted to buy. I search for similar items from there to see if what I am watching is a good deal, then I bid, or buy.
    What is ebay thinking? So ebay gets to now decide how long I get to watch what I want to buy? Ebay sure makes alot of dumb desisiouns. This is going to put off alot of buyers (and sellers). Sorry to all you sellers I had saved to buy from, but I am not going to back and look up everything again. Everything here just gets so dicouraging  after awhile. I was just starting to feel better about you too ebay. Shame.

Bidding & Buying discussion

I need somebody who can actually answer my question. I said this: 


"I cancelled an order from them because I had accidentally left it in my cart when purchasing other items. They refunded me without argument, and now I wanted to buy another one of their items, and also put an offer in for an item, and it tells me the seller is not taking offers from me. When I add something to my cart, it says that I "do not meet the seller's requirements." Is there any way at all that I can contact them because I actually do want to buy some of their items. I wouldn't have imagined that they would get so angry as to pull this stunt - they didn't have to refund me just because I asked if they could, so this is really pissing me off...


I just want to buy some items from them without hassle, but I can't contact them to ask them about the issue (since they've clearly ignored me or something - whatever eBay sellers can do about buyers)."


I'm a seller too, but blocking a buyer seems quite ridiculous to me simply because it could easily be a mistake. When I bought the item from the man, I IMMEDIATELY (at 1am or so at night, meaning there's no way he could've sent it out) asked for the refund. What's funny, is he raised the price of the item after I did all that, so now he'll get more money out of it from someone else anyway...


I would go to another seller if I could find the item from another seller. eBay does, indeed, make it easy to relist an item, and if the person woke up to see the refund message rather than seeing it bought, sending it, and then getting the message, then I would understand why I was blocked. I made it extremely easy for the seller. If he had said no to the refund, then I would have just resold the item when I got it. 


The reason this got immensely longer is because I'm answering the replies I got from the previous, where people did not answer my question. Please understand that I have dealt with many people on Etsy and eBay and have had this happen to both me, and I have done it myself, and guess what all of the sellers/buyers did? The sellers still sold to me the actual item I meant to buy, and the buyers still bought the item... It's really simple.


I'm simply asking if there is a way that eBay can contact him for me in some way or another since he has blocked me. That's all I wanted to know, I didn't want answers telling me why they didn't want my business simply because I messed up. I wish he would have contacted me about the block before doing so, then I could have sorted this out with him.



I'll just make a new account and buy it from there. (: Feedback will be based on how that order goes. 

My Account question

Had the following exchange this morning:


Dear kurttr,


Nice looking lens.

Are you the original owner?

Did you buy this lens as NEW, USED, REFURBISHED?

I would like to estimate the date of manufacture - would you please share the first 4-digits of the serial number? Also, please confirm the serial number begins with US.

Last, I have owned one, seen many, but never seen an 80-200mm mount that was missing the screw drive for it's auto-focus, as well as an 80-200mm that had an Ai mount instead of an Ai-S mount.

Where did this lens' original mount (Ai-S with screw drive) go?






Dear teamconsultants,

I accidentally uploaded a photo of another lens I have up for auction. first 4 are 7705

- kurttr
Dear kurttr,

How about THANK YOU for helping me, you dumb **bleep**ing **bleep**.

- teamconsultants
Dear kurttr,

You are clearly a **bleep**ing **bleep** because you fail to acknowledge the fact I helped you, but you are also a **bleep**ing scammer selling stolen goods because you also obfuscated my questions.

- teamconsultants

Selling question

Oct 7, 2015 2:30:31 AM PT

Rude, profane questioner

My experiences with online ordering on a major website has been terrible. It starts with a W as I do not know if I can post the name. I placed an order that somehow did not go through but Paypal is still got the funds on hold. It seems like there is problems every time on that website for me. Just wanted to say thank you to all the sellers that have been wonderful and will continue to buy primarily on Ebay.

Bidding & Buying discussion

Oct 8, 2015 5:20:14 PM PT

Thank you to all the great ebay sellers

Help me, where do I go and click to link my eBay account to Post Office and also Fed Ex - so to get shipping discounts.



Member To Member Support question

Listed an item with buy it now or best offer. Best offer was accepted and now they dont want to pay. Claimed that they made 2 best offer on 2 of the same items. Did not retract 

bid or did'nt let me know anything for 3 days. What should I do.

Member To Member Support question

Oct 7, 2015 4:51:47 PM PT

Best Offer

Seller is telling to me "I will send to your new replacement after you close the case". On message he told that my item has arrived but in RMA he not deliver my item. also he told that we cant send because is the China International Day! I am scared I am losing my money

Member To Member Support question

My name is Austin, and I sold a football card recently. It was already shipped and delivered, I even received positive feedback. I would like to know why my money is still being held, I have done my part in sending the merchandise and everything, I dont feel its fair for MY funds to be continuously held while the merchandise I shipped has been delivered already.

Member To Member Support question

Oct 8, 2015 6:59:29 AM PT

Trouble receiving Payment

Hi, I entered a bid on an item & for a couple of days I remained the high bidder. Then when I checked the whole thing had disappeared. It doesn't show anywhere & there is no kind of message.

Member To Member Support question

Oct 8, 2015 8:34:53 AM PT

Disappearing item?

How often and when does Ebay evaluate sellers to see if they have reached powerseller levels. I have met the criteria as of 9/30/15 but just wanted to know if I made the bronze level

Member To Member Support question

Oct 6, 2015 8:23:52 PM PT

Bronze powerseller level

From uptotool I got the following message. Is that ok?:   Dear customer,
Thank you for your message.You can pay for it in toughtool002@yahoo.de
When you pay for it,could you sent us a message?
Best wishes

Member To Member Support question

Oct 8, 2015 12:46:45 AM PT

Payment to uptotool

If I list an item with a reserve price and only one person bids on that item and his max bid exceeds my reserve will the item sell to him?  Or does it have to bid up to or past my reserve price.


Member To Member Support question

Oct 7, 2015 8:18:24 AM PT

reserve price

I won bidding yesterday and paid. Today I checked that This user is no longer registered on eBay. We had to remove this listing from the site and you're not required to complete the transaction. If you've already sent payment, the sale should process as normal and you don't have anything to worry about. If you have any questions about delivery, please check tracking or contact your seller. If you run into any trouble along the way eBay is here to help. Please visit the Resolution Center to help resolve any problems you may encounter So please I would like my money back. Please help me with this problem. Thank you.

Member To Member Support question

I relisted five items.  The pictures show up in the listing, but not in the gallery.  I've tried revising using an unrelated photo and then gone back to add correct photo.  Nothing is working.  Can anyone help?  P.S.  I'm not very technical.  Thanks!!




Thank You!!  I still can't see the gallery photos, but logged onto my husband's account and there they are plain as day?!?!




Thanks, again!!

Member To Member Support question

Oct 7, 2015 9:03:35 AM PT

Pictures don't show up when relisted items

I sold a item and want to ship it fedex over ups. But it redirects me to paypal to use UPS.

Usually in ebay i have option for FEDex. 

Member To Member Support question

Oct 7, 2015 3:20:58 PM PT

Want to ship it fedex instead of UPS

I just wanted to know if eBay shipped to Belize City ?

Selling discussion

Oct 6, 2015 1:58:10 PM PT




Does anyone know why all of a a sudden upon trying to post a listing ebay is saing that my paypal email is invalid (and I have checked for spelling errors and tha accounts are linked).  I checked online and it seems that a lot of folks had this problem back in 2012.  Does anyone have an answer.

Member To Member Support question

Oct 8, 2015 3:34:13 AM PT

Invalid email upon posting

Can i ask something? Allowed to have two different accounts on Ebay but with to have the same address the same email and the same account on Paypal?

My Account question

Oct 7, 2015 11:11:30 PM PT

accounts on Ebay

I opened a return case for an item which doesn't match the listing.

But now need to ask ebay to step in

1) In the Purchase history page, selected the item.
2) Under More actions, I not found link to " Ask eBay to step in "

Where is " Ask eBay to step in " ?

Member To Member Support question

Oct 7, 2015 2:21:59 AM PT

return case

I received an offer on a BIN from one buyer and I replied with a counter offer. If I receive a higher offer from another buyer that is higher than the counter offer - can I accept the higher offer without giving the first buyer a chance to reply?

Selling discussion

Oct 8, 2015 2:28:23 PM PT

BIN Question

Why am I even getting notified of a case being opened by a buyer whom states they have not received their item. The shipping label was created through ebay, tracking status was automatically added to the listing at time of said shipping purchase, and ebays own tracking update shows that usps delivered the item 11 days ago.  Shouldn't ebay automatically rebut the customers case by informing them the item was delivered?

Member To Member Support question

Is it possible to add a bold title to an existing listing?  I have gone into the revise item page, but I do not see any of the advanced listing upgrades.



Member To Member Support question

Oct 7, 2015 8:04:30 AM PT

Revising a listing to add bold title


I understand I should be charged a shipping fee when I get my postages online - USPS  through Ebay, but Why did I get Final FEES on shipping when I didn't purchase postage online? I went to the post office  Smiley Indifferent

Member To Member Support question

So I responded to an Ebay add that said I could list items for free for a month. Well I wanted to take advantage as I had never sold anything on ebay. So I posted an old cell phone I had lying around, it sold, cool. Took care of all the shipping stuff and got my payment. A couple weeks later ebay is asking me for $27 for listing it. Why?

Member To Member Support question

Oct 8, 2015 2:45:36 PM PT

listing fee

I have three similar items that I want to sell on ebay.I am listing them separately at an auction price and a buy it now price and I wanted to offer a buyer the option of me shipping all three of them together if a buyer wanted all three.Can I do that and how do I do that.I got a message from ebay which I didn't understand.It said something like if the buyer buys an item through the buy it now option it remains active until they pay.How to I tell the buyer in the description that they can have all items shipped together? do I tell them they need to wait to pay until I send them a combined invoice (can I do that?) and weigh the items together (if they choose to buy two or more). 

Selling question

Oct 8, 2015 12:48:40 PM PT

how to sell 3 similar items

So a buyer recently bought my item but hasn't paid yet. After the two days i opened a unpaid item case so i have to wait another 4 days to see if the buyer is going to pay or not. I honestly just want relist the item and try to get someone else to buy it. My question is, can i just move on and close the unpaid item case so i that i could relist the item and try to sell it to someone else?

Member To Member Support question

Oct 6, 2015 10:31:40 PM PT

Unpaid Item

I purchased an otter box phone case and payed for it.  The seller said it was shipped and my account showed the phone case was payed for and shipped.  But after two weeks and no phone case had arrived the seller refunded my money.  Now my account shows the phone case as being unpayed.  I can't seem to be able to remove the item from my account and I don't know if the  "unpayed" phone case with affect my rating.  How do I cancel it all together and remove it and not just hide it in my account?

Member To Member Support question

I created a promotion for all of my items to be 25% off from now until I go out of town on Tuesday. When I looked at my items through my husband's account it's now showing up even though it's active. I included everything from $3.50 - $200 to make sure all items are included, and started it immediately. I was hoping it would have a little banner on each of the price-items that says "25% off".  Is there something I'm doing wrong or does it take a long time for it to show up?

Selling discussion

Oct 8, 2015 10:13:16 AM PT

Question about Listing Promotions