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i bought this item from some antique in york last week but im not sure that is real alexander the great coin or not. Please help me Thank you a lot.

Antiques discussion

I have this fleece jacket by Chaps.  Size says L (16-18).  

Pit to pit measurement is 19".  Checked mens sizing but mens is around 22"-24"

so could it be womens or youth?   Thanks for your help.  Here are the pics:   









Selling discussion

Nov 29, 2015 8:55:14 AM PT

Is this Chaps jacket womens, mens or youth?

I couldnt find anything on google.

Cannot even figure what it says.

Underneath written something like well569.1.04.1

Please help



Collectibles & Art discussion


Can anyone tell if these are falus coins on these cufflinks?
Thank you Thank you




Coins & Paper Money discussion

Nov 28, 2015 12:26:41 PM PT

are these Falus coins?

I'm having trouble with a listing that I would like to ship to US and Japan only.  When I check shipping it only gives a US option.  Can someone let me know what I am doing wrong?  TIA


Here's the listing number:  151896152432




Screen shot of list it yourself page.  I tried to click on Japan in the "Require buyers to contact you" section but it won't stay clicked after I revise.  I guess I need to click somewhere else but I don't know where.  This is the only listing I want to open to Japan. 



Selling question

Do you know the name of this pattern? Thanks very much!



Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Nov 29, 2015 4:08:23 PM PT


Just want to see if anyone else gets whats actually happening her ein this photo....



Selling discussion

Nov 27, 2015 8:15:28 PM PT

Whats wrong with this photo?


This ceramic piece is about 6" tall and has a Fred Rogers sticker on the bottom.  The bottom is very slightly recessed.  It has a small hole at the top for hanging.  Any idea what it is?  



Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Nov 29, 2015 10:12:32 AM PT

What is this Fred Rogers kitchen gizmo?

Old screwbacks, thought they were reverse carved, but they are not. Is "encased" the right term? Also not sure if they are six point stars or maybe pinwheels. Thanks for help!



Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

I am do not know enough about different pottery pieces but thought this was interesting. The has a smooth, almost buttery texture. Small areas of shiny glaze over the smooth satin finish. Rich forest green. Measures 5 5/8". No marks. Thanks for any help!100_7296.JPG100_7297.JPG

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

I don't know if anyone else has seen this. So, I was browsing a competitor's store to see if they are making sales (trying to see if it's the item or ebay)...well it's ebay. They had this advertisment in the item search results. It appeared after typing the keyword "pokemon". So, I went to see if it was on mine as well, and it is!


This is outrageous! No wonder sales are slow. When you click "shop now" it takes you to other sellers' items...ad.png

Selling discussion

Nov 28, 2015 6:50:37 AM PT

eBay advertising in my item search!



Titanic feline version


Good morning everyone



New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!



Great egret.


Good morning everyone.



New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

Im at a loss for key words here, other than pink satin glass.


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it seems to be ARt Deco era, but not really Art Deco style.  It looks like its Czech, but its not signed anywhere. I do think its unusual to find a matching set? Id appreciate any ideas!



Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Looking for any info on this unsigned necklace. TYIA002.JPG005.JPG

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Nov 29, 2015 11:28:46 AM PT

Dragons Breath?

Have two of these sterling bracelets - one in pinks, one blues. Anyone recognize the mark?


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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Nov 28, 2015 7:52:56 PM PT

ID help please - Sterling & Glass

I picked this cannetille pin last week, no marks at all, I've been all over it many times with a lighted loupe.
I just assumed it was a gold washed silver piece like quite a few others I've had over years. Magnet doesn't attract, so then I did a scratch on stone acid test and it stayed at 14, 10 min. slow dissolve at 18. I then decided to try and do a small file test but I'm not getting any silver or base metal to test so I just put a small drop of 14k acid directly onto the tiny nick I made, no reaction at all.
Now, I really don't know why, but for some odd reason I'm having a hard time believing this is solid 14k gold. I test real gold all the time and I'm pretty confident with my results most of the time.
I know they didn't always mark some early gold pieces but the catch and hinge makes me think vintage, not antique so maybe that's what's giving me doubts. They look original to the pin, not replaced.
Any thoughts to age and origin of this piece ?

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Nov 28, 2015 8:06:46 PM PT

Cannetille pin, gold ? Also...when/where ?

My first thought was an eyeglass holder but I can't figure out what the chain would hook to?




While you're here, could the bottom left pin actually be a victory pin? Back makes me think older. TIA!!!



Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Nov 29, 2015 12:34:49 PM PT

I found a whatsit and need some help please!

I thought emailing GC codes was a no no. Here it is plastered on their front page under featured auctions. 





Selling discussion

Nov 30, 2015 9:22:54 AM PT

ebay promoting prohibited auction

Have an entire monogramed china set but I can not figure out the Old English letter that is on them. Any help?

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Is this a 19th(?) C. American(?) paperweight?


Looks to be either chromolithography or reversed-painted under the glass....hard to tell.


















Collectibles & Art discussion

Nov 28, 2015 1:54:05 PM PT

19th C. American Paperweight?



Orioles of some kind?


Good morning everyone.



New to eBay Chit Chat & More ~ EVERYONE WELCOME!

I found this wierd necklace, it has polmer clay beads, leather chain, and what looks to me like an alien pendant and 2 lizards on the sides, the pendants/lizards are heavy probably brass.  Has anyone seen anything like this, is there a theme of lizards and aliens out there somewhere that is popular???  I am assuming this is just some random artisan piece?  There are no markings on the brass.alienlizard1.jpg



Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Nov 28, 2015 4:23:23 PM PT

Aliens & Lizards Necklace????

Here's a coin that just might fit into David G's collection of esoteric/odd coins...current bid only $1.49 with free shipping.


1877 Indian Head Cent 1c --Filler--138 Year Old



Sorry, David, eBay does not let me reveal the seller name or item number.



Coins & Paper Money discussion

Nov 27, 2015 5:43:53 PM PT

Something for David G

this is an unusual pair of bombadier wings, they are 3inch x 1 inch attached to a 21/2 inch dia, sterling target disc, the wings appear to be silver plated bronze , some of the plating is worn off, the disc is marked on back sterling with the name eagle with a star and the number 96. And is sterling silver,

  the back of the disc has an attachment for a bolo style rope or cord to be used,,  I have looked and looked and cannot find anything similar,  I have no idea if it is even a USA piece,  Does anyone have any ideas,  All info will be appreicated , thank you


Historical Memorabilia discussion

Nov 28, 2015 7:53:45 PM PT

Unusual bombadier wings need some help

I was thinking of picking up this chess set listed on my local Craigslist.  Does anyone have any idea what age or area it's from?









Collectibles & Art discussion

Nov 28, 2015 1:41:33 AM PT

Vintage? Chess set - Asian/dragons

Can anybody  ID this mark ?  I just got a set of sterling silver ware and can't find this on the web!DSCN9396.JPG

Collectibles & Art discussion

Nov 29, 2015 11:49:02 AM PT

need ID of makers mark on sterling flatware

I was hoping to get a hand with this Native American? small rug.

It measures 36" long x 16 1/4" wide.


This is not my primary area, so any info would help greatly, such as:

NA or not?

style, with the size what was it used for.
I don't know the age ~ Doesn't seem to be antique.






Collectibles & Art discussion

Nov 28, 2015 5:59:26 PM PT

Help please with this NA small rug

Looking for some kind of ID on this tiny (under 5" across) tidbit server.  No maker's mark; opaque yellow glass with clear glass handle.  I've seen similar pieces (not identical) described as "Depression" and "stretch glass", but not sure if they are accurate.  Thanks in advance for any help!  PS - sorry about image clarity; camera settings must be goofy.  -kyal



Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

I bought these earrings because they are really pretty, but they are also marked, just no idea by who.  Any ideas?  TIA

Mark shown both ways because I'm not sure which way it is suppose to be viewed.



The earrings



These are pierced, so I'm figuring they are fairly new.


Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Nov 29, 2015 7:02:48 AM PT

Help With Maker's Mark


Disneyana discussion

I have a plush Boyds Bears that my mother purchased from QVC.  I have not been able to identify it - can anyone help identify this white bear with a blue jumper?  Thanks so much in advance for any help!  Mary



Bears and Plush discussion

Nov 28, 2015 8:28:48 PM PT

Help to Identify Plush Boyds Bears Bear

I couldn't get the color exactly right on the stone...it has more of a tan color to it.

Any idea on the stone?


Could this ring be NA?

It has a marking and then the word STERLING.

Can anyone make out the mark or have a link I can check?








Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Nov 30, 2015 3:50:06 PM PT

Help with Sterling NA? ring

It's a Givenchy ...apx 17 inches

I don't know which KW I shud use...Layered? Tired? 

Stones - Tear drop & baguette?


Do you call the metal gun metal? it has a blackish tint to it.





Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Nov 30, 2015 6:51:26 AM PT

Necklace style help, please

I am hoping someone can point me in the right direction on this glass. It was mold blown (the flowers are indented on the inside) into a 4-part mold. The flowers look like they may be based on dahlias to me.


I got this at the free shop at our transfer station. I don't know why I took it, it just looked older to me. The top is ground smooth.


Thanks for any help Smiley Happy











Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Nov 29, 2015 11:57:33 AM PT

Glass - Mold blown flower design, old?









Collectibles & Art discussion

Hello!  I have this necklace and matching earrings that have me stumped. The only markings on them are what looks like a Crown & maybe upside down Tiara. It was hard for me to photo, do you know who this maker is? Also, what would you call this color of brown stone? Thanks!

Antique & Vintage Jewelry by Design

Hi there - Found this rug with some 1930s clothing... 


from my research it looks like a Two Grey Hills Navajo rug? Does anyone have any information on how to date and price such a thing?








Antiques discussion

Nov 29, 2015 4:48:59 PM PT

Native American Rug info..

21st Century Toys




Number on the tank is 813


I am trying to idenitfy the name of this tank. Since it is a 1:32 scale replica of the real thing, I have been trying to find out more background/historical information. That would include the name of the tank.


I have listed all the 100% factual information about the tank to this point at the top of this message. But searching for additional information on this tank on the internet has been harder than I thought.


The best I can come up with is a Mobile Mortar tank, but I am far from  100% certain. Thank you in advance.



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Toys & Hobbies discussion


Militaria Collectors

Nov 30, 2015 6:34:05 AM PT

What type of srvice medal?

I am NOT referring to the number available/number sold in individual listings.  This is on the search results page.  I notce that some listings have a big red Number Sold



I called eBay about this and two people had no idea how that number appears and said they would get back to me.  That was a week ago.  Anyone actually know what I need to do to make that show up on my listings?  All of my listings are multi-quantity. All are good til cancelled.  Like I said, even eBay staff can't tell me why it appears on some listings and not others.

Selling question

Hi glassies, I found these at the free shop at the local transfer station along with a Panelled Flower goblet and a Bleeding Hearts goblet. I thought maybe these are also older?


I got a total of seven, the last photo with the measurements shows two of them. The smaller one is pretty much the same as the others. The larger one is slightly larger but the foot is quite a bit larger. Could this be a spooner?


I looked through Metz, Ruth Webb Lee, McCain and Miles/Miller, the closest thing I found was Almond Thumbprint, but it just didn't look quite right. Does it look familiar to anyone?


Thanks so much for any help Smiley Happy









Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Nov 29, 2015 12:05:51 PM PT

Glass - EAPG goblets

I thought there was a Christmas board on ebay but maybe no longer?

Maybe someone here is familiar with these?


This is heavy glass with a brass cap.

Does anyone know the maker? age?

The pics came out orangey but it's more red.



Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Nov 30, 2015 4:52:23 AM PT

Glass - Heavy Glass Christmas Ornament


Jewelry & Gemstones discussion

Rimage.jpegimage.jpegOkay, so im tryin to figure out what these tools are. Came from a lot of tools and dies and taps. Any ideas? There are some numbers marked on the bottom. See the photos. Any help is much appreciated!!! Thanks! 

Product Discussions discussion

Nov 30, 2015 12:21:56 PM PT

What in the world are these tools!!!???

Hello! I found these at a friend's store today; he got them in a storage auction he won. - Are these real drums or just decorative? The nails on them are old.

If real what are they called so I can find out more about them?

I appreciate any help


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Collectibles & Art discussion

Nov 28, 2015 5:55:04 PM PT


i cant find this marking and signature DERBY? I included a pic of the figure as sometimes the colors help any Help will be appreciated.1448802131877.temp.jpg1448802174417.temp.jpg1448802239725.temp.jpg 

Antiques and Research

Nov 29, 2015 7:21:23 AM PT

identifying porcelain figurine mark

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  I recently picked up two silver pieces at a flea market. I'm trying to do research on them, and see if there is a market for them. Any information will help. Thank you.

Antiques Anonymous

Any thoughts on who might have made this large abstract stoneware pitcher or vase?


Thank you!



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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion


Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Nov 29, 2015 3:56:45 PM PT


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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Having a bit of a disagreement, would you call this a sweater or a coat or? Do you expect that unless it says otherwise a sweater has stretch! Bought this, it's small but by measurements should have fit. What's more was described as a cardigan sweater but is fabric, as you can tell from the pictures. It didn't say it had stretch or didn't but I own a similar one, outside appearance, and I was surprised when this arrived and wasn't stretchy, it doesn't seem like a cardigan sweater to me, it appears to be a coat missing the lining. It's a mohair blend. Anyone's input? Debating who pays for return etc., buyer beware or bad description? I want to be fair and get other people's input! Thank you! Tried to show inside & out in pic. image.jpg

Bidding & Buying discussion

 Hi There, I have recently found this beautiful neo-classical style glazed porcelain vase. It looks antique to me (though I might be wrong), and certainly was made with a lot of style and skill. The markings don't give away too much '1533a' and I have so far failed to find anything similar in my research (after hours of looking). 


It was purchased at a local estate auction (in Melbourne).


The first thing I thought was Wedgwood, and it actually looks a bit like the famed Portland Vase (though with square rather than rounded handles). It is very light for it's size (237g), and Height: 12cm, Diameter: 11cm.


It looks to have a rough finish that's typical of older pieces, and the style looks to me like the late 18th-19th century neo-classical which was popular in England at the time. However, I'm no expert on china and would appreciate any help.







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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

These pendants appear quite old... 


18th/19th C. Mughal or Persian? 


The center stone on the first piece I *think* is an opal(?), not sure what the others are. The larger of the two is jade.


I also have a silver and amber necklace and earring set I believe is Mughal or Persian as well. Well post images a bit later.


Thank you!












Collectibles & Art discussion

Nov 28, 2015 1:21:39 PM PT

18th/19th C. Mughal or Persian?

Hello.Greetings from PA  I recently acquired a lot of doll clothes with some tagged VOGUE. The pics below are of untagged (except for the brown outfit with pants - that is tagge) The other sets, I am not familiar with. Do these look like VOGUE clothes and if so  any info you may have would be greatly appreciated. THank you 071.JPG077.JPG083.JPG087.JPG098.JPG091.JPG097.JPG094.JPG099.JPG093.JPG095.JPG

Dolls discussion


Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Nov 29, 2015 10:29:33 AM PT

german dog any help please incised ???germany


Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Nov 29, 2015 10:25:42 AM PT

any help with this footed vase #7276 any help


Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Nov 29, 2015 1:56:41 PM PT

can anyone tell me what this mark means?


I have a 13-piece amber colored ceramic manger set.  There are the three wise men, donkey, cow, sheep, baby Jesus, Joseph, Mary, cow, boy with sheep, shepphard.  These have a very high shiney gloss to them and are a bronze, amber color.  They have a nice

weight to them.  Any information would be very appreciated.manger1.JPG


Thank you so much!



Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion


Buyer wants me to ship a 200 dollar phone to a locker service. That company will then ship the item to them in the Dominican Republic.


Buyer has made arrangements with the second shipping company. All I have to do is ship it to them.

I am afraid if the item is damaged when shipped by the second company, I will end up being responsible. 


 Item is paid and I said yes to his request, but now I have doubts. What should I do?


Thank you

Shipping & Returns discussion

Nov 28, 2015 2:37:06 AM PT

Complicated buyer

...of course they didn't pay and I was refunded the FVF.


I now am over my 6k sales limit and cannot relist the PS4, and in addition, my account has basically been frozen for the entirety of the christmas season.

Is there anything I can do?

Selling discussion

Nov 29, 2015 5:38:27 PM PT

Someone placed a bid on my PS4 for $6300...

I sold a Nabi Tablet , buyer received and open a claim it was missing something , which it was not , so I said please return it and i paid for a shipping label. We they waited to the last day of the claim and sent it , I received it 14 days later and received a envelope with a dirty magazine in it with the label I paid for . Now EBAY says I need to refund this person and they have my Tablet.  I got there contact info and called the number they do not speak English and are across the states. So how do they get away with this I filed a claim and eBay said there is nothing that can be done .  Is there anything I can do , I feel like getting in the car and making the drive over a 200.00 Tablet

Selling discussion

Nov 28, 2015 8:10:02 AM PT

Scamed by the Buyer !

Buyer received a 6 and not a 6.5 as ordered. She noticed her feet were hurting 16 days after she received the item. If I put on a shoe a 1/2 size smaller, I can tell.
I personally don't think she needs any discount. I told her $5 and now she says she wants at least $15 since her toe is damaged. What do yall think? Personally, I feel like it's her fault because anyone should have noticed they didn't fit right.

Selling discussion

This is probably the third time I've run into this now, and it's starting to get on my nerves.  The first time was a seller in Singapore who charged the international  flat rate for a record (as in an old 78) which was about $4.50, then turned around and said he needed $30 after the sale which I refused.  His excuse was Ebay had him "listed wrong" even though he had dozens of items for sale, and it was all my fault as I was supposed to wait for an invoice.  (????)


Now it's a US seller who had a radio (old tube type) for sale, which had a calculated price of $13.20  That seemed really good, but not unrealistic.  First thing the seller asks is am I going to pick it up (from 800 miles away) and then wonders how I was able to get a shipping cost, and finally said he/she would query shipping companies.  This thing is not that big or heavy.


If I'm able to close a sale and calculate the shipping, can a seller really decide later it needs to be more--as in they knew it would be a lot more than a default amount, and should never have listed it that way?  Literally all this person had said in the auction was "buyer responsible for shipping."


Second, if I'm not prompted to ask for a total and can still checkout, can a seller still get away with insisting I should have asked for an invoice/total? 


And lastly, is there anywhere in Ebay's policies that tells someone they can't have the auction set one shipping price and then decide later it's another higher price? 


It's not like a seller lists a price in good faith and then goes to the post office and finds out it can't be shipped by them and has to go by a truck, this seems to be a really blatant  cheap shipping price per Ebay's system and then, "well, despite whatever Ebay suad, the actual cost is going to be more, you should have realized that."  And it's also not "Well I thought it would be $3.00 and it's $4.50," the Singapore seller wanted several times what the original shipping cost would be, and this person seems likely to do the same.


And even if it does comes down to the seller won't budge, how can it be handled via Ebay that suddenly that steal at $100 is now going to be $150?  I don't like the idea of paying one price via Ebay and then more via seaprate Paypal invoice. 

Bidding & Buying discussion

Nov 27, 2015 9:59:29 PM PT

Changing shipping costs after the sale

Hello.  I just received payment from a buyer in the form of an e-check, though it was through paypal.  I didn't even know this was a method of paying so I am thrown a little for a loop.  It says the check will take 5-6 days to clear.  


The question I have is do you always wait for it to clear to send or do you send presuming it's a safe bet that it will clear?  The buyer has had the account since 2011 and has over 1600 feedback.


I would like to drop them off at the PO tomorrow morning but not if it's considered too risky,

Selling discussion

Nov 29, 2015 1:20:40 PM PT

E-check 5-6 days to clear

I have a question now for my fellow sellers. I and my neighbor order quite a few things from A and I hate the thought of throwing out those boxes.


I have seen quite a few threads by buyers miffed that they bought something on eBay but it was shipped from Amazon. So worried that a buyer might think I was drop shipping, (not that there's anything wrong with that) I have been hesitant to recycle the Amazon boxes for my sales. Most of mine go in Priority boxes but for the ones that don't fit in the FRB, I would like to reuse the ones from A. They're really nice sturdy boxes.


Anybody had any negative reaction from a buyer for doing that?

Shipping & Returns discussion

Nov 28, 2015 8:53:35 PM PT

On reusing Amazon boxes

hi,, i have an easy 14 day hassle free return.. but i had a buyer try and return something on the 30th day(raised a red flag,like she was trying to game the system,thinking it was 30 day return policy)...  


in her return request,, she clearly states she changed her mind,, and that the seller was great,, .. i called ebay and they said i can deny the return, and won't be penalized because it's outside my return period..



ok,, so i know to be wary of her trying to open a paypal claim,, but i beleive because she didn't say it was not as described, and clearly was happy with my communication and service.. paypal should deny her claim,,if she tries to open one... 


anything else i'm  missing??


i don't know why she waited til the 30th day,, she communicated with me soon after the sale and asked for a partial refund.. because she's not sure she likes it.. i told her i would give her a 10 dollar refund, or she can return it under my return policy..   


then i heard nothing until today,,which is the 30 th day after she purchased,, 24th day after she received it...


thanks in advance,, im trying to preemtively  cross my t's and dot my i.. so to speak..

Selling discussion

Nov 29, 2015 4:19:03 PM PT

denying a return, how to cover myself

Selling discussion

I'm looking to buy a certain item which the seller offers "No returns or exchanges" for, but it is covered with the eBay Money Back Guarantee.


Now, if I buy the item and it turns out to be faulty, and since the seller doesn't accept returns, does it mean I should contact eBay first?


The problem is that ebay says in case of problems we should contact the seller first, but he/she isn't accepting returns in the first place, so how should I approach this situation?


I'm really interested in buying the item but the "no return" thing is making me nervous.

Shipping & Returns discussion

I just received Negative Feedback from a bidder that won an item 24 hours ago and did not pay!  This person contacted me 24 hours after they bid on the item within the last few seconds (outbid other bidders) and said they could not afford to pay for the item!   I simply replied that since they won the item within the last few seconds by outbidding other potential bidders, I expected them to pay!   The buyer responded and said they would leave negative feedback because I would not let them "NOT PAY" for the item.     I already sent EBAY a message concerning this issue and do not expect anything to be done!   EBAY customer service is not SELLER friendly.   An unpaid item case will open up tomorrow (48 hours) and I will see if this person will pay.  If not, they will receive an unpaid item strike.


One more note concerning the bidder.   They sell a lot of items on EBAY and have plenty of feedback (good and bad), so they can afford to pay for the item. 


Is there anything I can do about the negative feedback since it came 24 hours after the person won the item and did not pay?


Thanks for suggestions and comments

My Account discussion

Nov 29, 2015 1:22:04 PM PT

Negative Feedback from non paying bidder

Hey all! 


So, in the past few months I've found a couple of people using my photos as their own main photo, when listing the same items.


Today I found one by chance, because I did an eBay search of the brand Corey Lynn Calter, I happened to run across someone else's listing of a top that I also sold recently, but the picture is mine. I mean, I take my pics on a hanging bust in my dining room-I know my pictures, you know?? I clicked on it and double checked, and yes they are mine. 


Anyway, my listing is over, but it does annoy me. What are your thoughts on this? Would you say something? Or should I just move on? 


No I don't have any kind of watermark. No my pics are not anything super fancy-or special, but I do take a lot of time taking them. 


Please no negativity, just curious about other seller's thoughts! Thank you!

Selling discussion

Nov 29, 2015 2:53:57 PM PT

When someone uses your pictures...

I sold a ring-starting bid was $1500-buy it now was $2000. buyer set up an account last day of sale-o rating & bid $2000-not "buy it now"-no other bids listed. seller then requested an invoice and sent a different shipping address-

150th Avenue Springfield Gardens, NY 11413 United States"

to a person with a different name. Contacted ebay-they said to cancel transaction due to red flags. I did. researched this-stated this was a freight company to overseas-I was requiring signature on delivery. Ebay forwarded my telephone number to the person to "help complete the transaction" and seller contacted me not only on ebay vial email but also by text asking for pics & description of my item & paypal info. Aramex is the shiiping company affiliated with this address. 


has anyone ever had a sale like this or dealt with this company. I reported the buyer for requesting to complete the transaction outside ebay-just hpoing I didn't throw away a good sale.


New seller to ebay-many positive buying experiences. Welcoming any & all advice.



Selling question

Nov 29, 2015 3:23:29 PM PT

selling a ring-new seller-0 rated buyer

Buyer offered me more than the buy it now price. Also requested me to give him my PayPal account Id. I'm pretty sure the winning buyer just submits payment through eBay and PayPal. Am I correct on this. I think this is a shady buyer. They just joined 11/24/15 and gas no rating.

Selling discussion

Hello Ebay community.


I am a newer seller and have chose to ship flat rate boxes only domestically (United States) for the safest selling.  I got a message after a sale that made me question everything about the sale.


I have received the money, but before I was going to ship out, I recieved this message:

"Hello, I just paid for the game, and I'm writing to you to ask you a favor. I use a PO Box to send games to my country and there's an extra cost when articles arrive in bulky packages, so please use a compact box. Also, when something arrives to the PO Box with the receipt or value, it takes too long to update, it's faster for me to add it myself on the website, so please don't include it.
Thank you very much for your understanding!"


His location is from Chile, but his postal is:


20XX NW 10Xnd Ave
Ste 732911 # 108
United States


**X's were added to secure the purchaser's specific adress**


Please let me know if you believe this guy is trying to pull a fast one.  I'd rather be safe than out of $ and my items, especially with the hollidays around the corner.


Thank you for your time in advance!

Selling discussion

Hello am having an issue with the global shipping program. My interested buyer is telling me

"In your global shipping only these countries seems to be chosen "Shipping to: United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, Ireland, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, Malaysia" so I can not choose Denmark and see a price.


I have my settings set to use Ebays GSP.  Denmark is a listed country in the program per the GSP help page and I am not excluding any countries in my settings. does anyone know how I can fix this or any reason I would be unable to ship to Denmark. Thanks in advance for any help you may be able to provide.

Selling question

How do i get to the bidding and buying area please?

Bidding & Buying discussion

Nov 28, 2015 5:54:59 PM PT


Hi, so user with zero feedback bought my stuff and paid immediately. 


Account name does not make any sence, seems like random SPAM bot and become member from a day when bought item from me.


So what should I do? Send item or cancel the order?

Selling discussion

Nov 28, 2015 11:27:54 AM PT

Buyer with zero feedback

Is it a real thing? 


In other words, has a dispute ever gone awry insomuch that violence or crime was involved? 


 Even if it was not physical violence, there is so much someone can do with your address and name, from annoying the hell out of you with food deliveries, plummers, spam mail, etc. to sending the swat to your house..


Of course, one should always carry a firearm... 


How do I keep my personal information private on eBay? 

Getting Started question

Nov 28, 2015 12:37:44 PM PT

ebay retaliation? How do I maintain privacy?

I notice there's a lot of UK sellers who sell pre filled party favor bags. Is it okay to sell these here from the US? Just wondering. Thank you!!

Selling question

Nov 28, 2015 6:52:29 AM PT

can I sell pre filled party favor bags

Payments question

I tried to contact that facility, but no one has returned my calls, I understand the want a refund, saying the purchased it for an event earlier in month and that has come and  gone, its has been 20 days since I shipped it, my question is if I just refund the purchase without going thru the ebay resolution center, and when and if the item delivers, does ebay or I ask for them to send the item back to me, or do they just get to keep it, and the refund?  Thanks again I get it that there frustatred and over it, but I'm also not in the business to ship iems for free to buyers just to have.

Shipping & Returns question

Hoping someone can help me. I'm trying to do an online label directly on the USPS website (NOT via PayPal) to an APO box. I don't know where the package is going. Zip is 09128, so I assume it's overseas. Address is APO, AE.  USPS website asks for the country I'm sending to, but I don't know what it is. Can anyone tell me how to do an online label? Also, do I need to to a customs form?


Thanks so much!

Shipping & Returns discussion

Nov 29, 2015 5:50:27 PM PT

how to use online label for APO box

How do I list the quantity of product im selling.

Buying & Selling Basics discussion

Nov 27, 2015 11:46:24 PM PT


I listed an item for auction.  Do I have to accept the bid at the end of seven days no matter how much it is?

Bidding & Buying question

Nov 28, 2015 6:44:48 PM PT

auction listing

Each month a Seller is allowed "X" number of listings.  If an Auction ends on an item listed in that month and the item is Relisted does the Relisting count as one of the monthly listing allotments?  I seem to think the answer is yes but want to double check that.

Selling discussion

Nov 28, 2015 6:25:10 PM PT

Monthly Listing Limit question

Once, I had someone open an INR case after 3 weeks. I refunded instantly. I received the item back in the mail a week later "Undeliverable as addressed". So, yes it was my fault. I didn't put the house address on it.


So, since then I have had 3 different buyers send me message or open an INR case. They wait exactly 10 days (which is what I state in the listings..it could take that long for delivery). So, I never not once got any of these items back in the mail. One buyer in particular, I mailed the same cards again this time with tracking...she received it in 4 days.


So, I know for a fact, on those other 3 buyers, I wrote the addresses correct. Checking over and over (return and buyer address). I have actually become ocd with it which is annoying. So, months later, these items haven't come back to me.


My question is: If a stamped letter envelope isn't delivered to the recipient (or something is wrong), will it always come back to me?

Shipping & Returns question

Nov 28, 2015 6:24:44 PM PT

USPS stamped letter mail....

I am wondering if eBay should set up "safeguards" for Sellers to protect them against impulse Bidders/Buyers who don't read Item Descriptions before they commit to buying?


(Before a Bidder or Buyer is able to place bids or "Buy It Now", shouldn't eBay have in place a Terms and Conditions clause?)


This is how it can work...


-The Bidder or Buyer sees something he/she is interested in...
-The Bidder places a bid...but before the bid becomes "official," the Bidder must click on the Terms and Conditions box, which reads, "I have read the Sellers's Item Description, and I am aware that this item is, "Used, in vintage condition; cracked on one side, soiled and is yellowing...etc"
-For the Buyer who wants to make an instant purchase, the same Terms and Conditions clause shows up, "I have read the Sellers's Item Description, and I am aware that this item is, "Used, in vintage condition; cracked on one side, soiled and is yellowing...etc" (
The Buyer clicks on "Buy It Now"...read the Terms and Conditions...and accepts these terms by clicking on the box...and then this statement shows up, "You have just agreed to purchase this item...which payment method do you prefer...?")


Hopefully, by accepting and agreeing to a Seller's Terms and Conditions before bidding or buying, will "help" eliminate careless impulse buying, returned items, negative feedback to Sellers and other problems...

Bidding & Buying question

Nov 28, 2015 9:22:32 AM PT

Safeguards for Sellers

Has anybody else having a issues with paying for a item? this the is error message I get.

We are having a technical hiccup and PayPal isn't available right now. You can pay with a credit or debit card instead.

It will let you use a debit or credit card, but thats not working either!

Bidding & Buying question

Nov 28, 2015 8:40:22 AM PT

PayPal not working

Shipping & Returns question

Nov 29, 2015 12:52:11 PM PT

Return and Refund issue



I had an order in August, after several weeks it didn't get it. That moment I contacted the seller and the eBay and the eBay Customer Service said there was a problem with the shipping of that item, and the item is at the Global Shipping Program. After a month we contacted, they asked me to update the adress, I did it, and they gave me a tracking number. Waiting, waiting, waiting, after several weeks the item was nowhere. I tried to contact eBay but it's impossible. The website don't give me a mail address or something, and of course I can't see the order/item in the Summary. I can't ask question about the item because I can't choose it on the Help&Contact site!! What can I do at this moment?!?!?!

Shipping & Returns question

I have always been able to check my Sold - Awaiting shipment page and see the last item I sold on top.  

For the past 2-3 days, it is backwards! It's showing an item I sold Fri afternoon on top and I have to scroll to the bottom to see what I recently sold.

NOT very convenient Ebay!!!    What going on?

Pages dissapearing, items relisting by theirself, Ebay telling me what prices to charge.......


Ebay PLEEZ STOP monkeying with the stuff that works!!!  Especially right before Christmas.  I'd like to be able to at least see at a glance what I just sold instead of having to search for it!      Oh, "search" ..............don't get me started Smiley Frustrated


I KNOW Ebay doesn't read these boards but it feels better just to vent!



I'm not "old" ................. I'm 29 + shipping & handling

Selling question

Nov 29, 2015 9:08:45 AM PT

SOLD - Awaiting shipment all mixed up?

Selling question

Nov 28, 2015 7:32:03 AM PT

thank you it's been taken care of.....

can i accept the second buyers offer before i hear from the first offer -counteroffer??

Buying & Selling Basics question

I have an item for sale, which I just put up for auction abotu 30 minutes ago. High bid is $10 thus far. I have a reserve price on the item. I do NOT have a Buy Now option set. (This item will likely sell easly at the reserve price, very possibly for more, based upon Completed Auctions I've researched.)


A viewer just contacted me via eBay, offering to buy it right now for a price considerably lower than my reserve.


I don't feel right about this, but need to find out what's allowed and what's not. 



1. Is it legal for this person to make this kind of offer? It would mean I end the auction early, before pretty much any bidding gets underway and would really cut everyone else out who might be interested. 

2. should I report this to eBay? I feel like I should but need to make sure I'm not over-reacting. 


Help, asap please

Selling question

Thsi is a old beautiful cast bronze base. Or at least I think it's bronze. No markings anywhere on it. It looks like one of the sockets have been replaced and I'm not sure that the top is even original. Any information would be greatly appreciatad. Thank you for taking time to help.

Collectibles & Art discussion

Nov 29, 2015 11:54:17 AM PT

Please need help identifying this lamp base.

I have always had to log into paypal before I make a purchase. Now it does not even make me log in. What happened?  I want to login to paypal first and was happy with how checkout was.

My Account question



I sold 5 tea bags to a customer. The tea return with mention "not called for". I have inform the customer and asked his advise. Refund have not yet been done.


Should I refund back? If the customer want the tea posted again, should I claimed postage 2nd time and how?


Can customer give me negative feedback on this issue?


Thanks to help me out.



Shipping & Returns question

Payments discussion

hello ..i   wrote a wrong carrier on my return details ( i wrote ups   but  my carrier is usps)..how can i fix it??

Shipping & Returns question

Nov 28, 2015 9:49:50 AM PT


can i sell my worn high end designer men's underwear briefs and boxer briefs in reg or adult listing?

Selling question

Nov 28, 2015 9:48:32 AM PT

Men's worn underwear

If I use reserve fee, will I be charged if the item doesn't sell?

Buying & Selling Basics question

Nov 29, 2015 12:32:07 AM PT

Reserve Fee

I have an offer for an item that has already ended.  how do I accept that offer?


Selling question

Want to start selling antiques. Where can I find the selling fees?

Buying & Selling Basics question

Nov 28, 2015 6:31:13 PM PT

How do I find sellers fees

I've listed several dozen items using the Quick Listing Tool that I'd now like to sell globally using GSP.  

There doesn't seem to be  a way to dit existing listings into the prgram.

In other words, when I try to edit an item individually, or use the bulk editor, there's no GSP option avaiable.

Must I GSP "opt-in" to get that option? or what am I missing?  Many thanks! 

Shipping & Returns question

Nov 29, 2015 7:11:52 PM PT

Global Selling using the quick listing tool

I had a listing from last July. I would like to re-list it, but I can't find it in my account. (it only goes back 60 days) Any way to find it and re-list it?

Selling question

Nov 29, 2015 9:55:08 AM PT

Can I revise a listing from 5 months ago?