Today when I login, I notice this on top:
I think this make me a powerseller? However I don't think other people will notice it since it doens't show elsewhere in the feedback screen. Is that only for internal reference only? Thanks.
Hi all first thank you for looking and helping if you can .Looks to be Chinese people in a rice paddy. its about 46" long by 28" wide it is canvas on a piece of plywood. i found the second name on bottom look to be a karate guy. But nothing for the first name any help would be nice THANK YOU
Looking these up for a friend. These seem to be the same pattern, but the plate is Hutschenreuther and cream pitcher is Made in France with a house logo and name (can't read) in bottom half of house. Appreciate any help on this maker or name of pattern.
Have no idea what the Mabel Kelly 1981 is on the bottom. The "house" just doesn't appear to be a mold mark! Just doesn't make sense to me. Thanks for any info!
Bottom of pitcher
Bottom of B&B plate
Etched signature - looks like "Louson" - anyone familiar? Vase is approx 4 inches tall
This little angel fish measures about 2 5/8" tall, 2 3/8 inches long and 1 1/8 inches wide at the base. He is turquoise and unmarked. I have seen the same shape listed as Shawnee on ebay, but in my Shawnee book he is not pictured. There is an angelfish in the book, but his mouth is droopy and quite different. I haven't been able to find this fish anywhere else on the internet. I've done searches for vintage pottery fish/ angelfish. My Shawnee book is dated 1994, so maybe he is in a newer book? Does anyone recognize this fishy? Thanks for the help!
A buyer won the bid for an iMac I was selling. He is having trouble getting the money together to pay. He says he is having trouble with Pay Pal (my preference to receive payment), and wants to possibly send payment through USPS. He doesn't say whether this would be cash, check or what. Can I tell him no I want PayPal or nothing? Then end this transaction and relist my item. Item # 251955342290. The auction ended on 5/17.
On my account, under "not received" is listed $102.85. What are those funds? I only have 2 buyers who haven't yet paid and those total about $20. What the heck is $102.85 not received? Thanks!
Hi, this bracelet is kind of springy, so it widens to open, and then can latch onto one of the three holes. It is very thin, lightweight, and quite small with inner circumference of about 5 7/8 inches on the biggest setting. The engraving is just on the front half, the back half is plain.
What time period do you think it is from? Victorian, or later, like the 40s? Anyone recognize the mark? I checked RCJ under the Ms and Bs, but didn't see it. The only MB I saw was Boucher, and this doesn't look like that style at all to me.
I believe the pendant is silver but have not found any marks yet. I have no clue on stones or even where to start looking. it is very heavy seems to be well made. I would appreciate any clues or help
I just want to say that with a lot of hard work and researching how to be successful on eBay, you can do some incredible stuff. I got a new power seller rating today. I am now a gold power seller! This is a major accomplishment for a one man operation. The selling requirements to become a Gold Power Seller are $120,000.00 in revenue or 12,000 transactions in 12 months.
What's everybody up to today?
Hello again! I tried this board in the past, but sadly, no one replied! Thought I'd try again with this piece. It belongs to a friend who said it was her grandmother's from the 1840's? I hope to have more pics later, but for now, hope these will do. The cameos are shell, but my question is about the quality? They aren't as detailed as most antique cameos. Is this a problem if I re-sell? And the clasp is stamped 806. Doesn't show in these pics, but I have seen it clearly. She was told that is a "date stamp", but I can find no info on this, other than it MIGHT be Italian? Also the metal must be silver/vermeil? Is this a "book chain" link?
I thank you for any help or information!
Mu Dh. bought more purses for me to list but before i do even though I fell they ar authentic, I want to make positive.
First is a fold over briefcase 10 1/4 by 14 closed.
Next is a small shoulder purse I don't know the style name , it has a fold over flap that snaps 10 inches wide 8 inches deep closed
Last is also a hsoulder or handle purse that has a latch closure and brown trim 8" by 10 "
Thaks so much, Lainey
Ok, had to share this wonderful exotic lizard pin. I believe it dates from the 1900's based on research about the "tube hinge" pinback? Am I right? The rhinestones have a slightly blue tinge. Could they be another gem? White Shapphire?
And it seems to have some marvelous Tribal designs, as if it were African or Egyptian? The metal seems to test for 10kt gold. I do have a jeweler I'd like to show it to, but couldn't resist hearing what the "experts" here had to say! It's a small pin; 2 3/4" x 1/2" Thank you again!!
I have looked through all of my books and researched the net and cannot find a thing. All of the clothing seems to be original and he is wearing a pin that reads "Smilin' Jack". In my research, I did find he was a cartoon character from the 1930's through the 70's. I cannot find where a doll was ever made for the series. The doll is composition and in pretty good shape (other than stringing undone and missing a leg). It is jointed at the shoulder and hips with a 1 piece head and torso. It is about 15" tall. Maybe this was an advertising doll?? Any help is grealy appreciated!! Thank you for taking a look! :-)
Thanks to Pantone's "Color of the Year," I'm going to call the enamel color on this brooch Marsala . It's well-made and thickly gold-plated. Gives me a 50's vibe. I can't read nor recognize the mark. It's possibly french because there's an accent over the "e." I took the pic through a magnifying glass so that's the best I can do. Can't blame you if you can't make it out either, but I wouldn't be doing my due diligence if I didn't try. Oh, and what type of flower do you think it is? Thanks if you can help and thanks if you can't!
I am having real issues withy TL working differently on the .com and .ca sites. On the .ca site, when I try to edit a lot of the boxes are blank and have to be guessed what is in them. Could someone please tell me what is going on and how to fix.
I have attached 2 screen shots as an example of the blank boxes for shipping
I am assuming this is for a watch. The chain o the band is to attach watch so it does not get lost. The band stretches and as seen in the photos the top area moves when pinched ...possible for an oval watch if need be or something maybe a locket? Hoping others have directional help and/or known what this is called to help me with additional searching.
ok i got a guestion about this im still waiting on the necklace back and i still havent gotten it yet when im i going to get it back she opened this case back in april . if i dont get my neclace back and you refund her money back out of my account i will stop saleing on ebay it cost me for the necklace the shipping to her then im paying for her to send back which she hasnt done yet so im going to be out of a lot of money . this isnt fair to the sellers are you all trying to run us out of business .
We're sorry there was a problem with this transaction. After reviewing the case, we made a final decision in the buyer's favor.
Hi All you RL experts,
I was lucky to find this hanging in the men's section of the Goodwill I was thrifting. I understand that the kids line used to be green label; at least I think I understand.
Can anyone date this for me and perhaps tell me what line it came from?
Is this Laurel Burch? I'm not too familiar with her jewelry other than having handled some of her enameled earrings. I did see that she had charm bracelets and necklaces (some with cats and bead dangles) but I've never seen anything like this. The other cat figures are glass! Has anyone seen this? The only mark I can find is 925 on the lobster claw clasp. I know it doesn't mean a lot, but the owner also sold me a pair of Laurel Burch Fat Cat earrings. There is a "fat cat" on the bracelet, too.
Hello P&G forums, I see tons of cut glass and this one caught my eye. I would like to properly ID it before listing if possible. Is this ABP glass? It doesn't have the sawtooth edge that I usually see. I really wish there was a makers mark, but sadly there are only some numbers. I would like help with the age/pattern/maker if possible. Thanks
Hi all! I recently picked this up at an estate auction. I have no idea of it's age or the maker of the item. It is not marked at all on the base. The floral shaped top if a thick amber glass; the base is brass. It is 6 1/2" tall (base to top) and 6 1/4" across (top). Ideas? TIA...
why is it ok for someone to swear in an email to me???
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Can anyone id this perfume bottle?
Can anyone id this perfume bottle?
I don't have very much information at all on this. I believe it is sterling & copper pieces glued on to a reverse painted glass. Signed and I'm guessing titled. I believe it could be from Mexico and possibly a monastery connection? Any info appreciated.
I didn't recieved the 10 pcs earrings and the seller cann't pay me a refund.
Could you help me?
This mailing is below:
Hi, my dear buyer, I am so sorry for that. We have refund failed, we have past the deadline to refund you directly, so You can open a ebay case or request I will refund , is that ok?
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Yes, I already told you that in 5 other mails.
Please send me a refund quickly.
Hi, my dear friend you want a refund?
Do you already send the refund?
Hi, dear buyer Thank you for your letter , I ’m so sorry to hear that ,my dear friend , yes,it is very long time , I think it might lost on the way during shipping , I hope you can understand me,as a seller, I hope each customer can receive the goods in time,so next I give you a FULL refund or resend a new order to you ,is that ok ? my dear friend , you are a good buyer, can you tell me what you think? my dear friend ,I look forward to hearing from you
it is already a long time ago but still have no earrings or receive money back. Like a response or I'll file a complaint with ebay.
I need help with identifying this vase. I believe it to be a made by Fritz Heckert and the design by Max Rade but I am certainly not an expert. There is obviosly no signature. Here are some pics , any input would be appreciated. Vic
thank you for any information.
I have not received my goods purchased，
Picked this up at the thrift store for $5.00. It appears that parts are hand painted? And others parts are not? Does that seem right? I am looking for some keywords. What would you call this type of painting? Would you call this a continental vase? Anything helps! Thanks!
I have what I think is a porcelain basket with two blue parallel lines with a blue line running through them. I can't identify the company. I think it's German, but not sure. Can anyone help with this?
Having a tough time finding any information about Vintage PRO Mens GOLD CUP Shoes (NOT like ADDIAS Gold Cup) Any help/information would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
I thought this was the Martec Pattern by McKee but now I see another piece listed that says it's the Martec pattern. Appreciate any light that can be shed on this pattern. Thanks. Oh, and I found this stand in a bunch of EAPG after I listed the punch bowl and plate. If it is Martec, should I cancel the other listing and combine all 3 pieces? Thanks for any and all info.
I am pretty sure I found a fake D&B wallet at a yard sale. I know that Coach will not use the signature lining inside and out, but haven't been able to determine if D&B does or does not.
I'm not sure if this might be an older style or a definite fake, and I've been researching for about an hour. Would anyone be able to tell me yes or no for sure?
I appreciate your time and help.
..I bought this at an estate sale....Is it authentic??...What is the story on the "Bellboy" logo?
I'm trying to find out information on this Hobe necklace that I got to sell but want more info on it. It is a signed also on the metal back. Any info would be greatly appreciated. I don't even no what types of stones they are.
Im looking for any help with finding some information on this quartz Japan movt pocket watch. I dont know the age, it still has the plastic around the stem so I believe it is unused, and the back side has made in China stickers.
I just received an email from one of my customers. She had purchased a book from me, she received the package today. However, the package was recieved open and the contents (book) was missing. The post office did stamp it . Her message to me "I received the yellow envelope with no book the package was damage and the envelope state received without contents" she also provided a photo of the envelope.
This is the first time this has happened to me. Not sure how to handle. My postman picks up my mail at my house, if the package was opened or had no contents I'm 100% sure he would have mentioned it to me.
Any advise how to handle this? If I refund her money, I lose both the cost of the item and shipping. I want to resolve this amicably. Please help.
Help artist’s script sig, lovely pottery set, 2 plates 2 bowls. Thank you
Hello. I would appreciate any help with identifying the maker of this lovely pottery set, 1 platter 10.5” d, 1 plate 8.25” d, and 2 bowl at 7” d. beige/blue colors, glazed. Many thanks in advance.
Hope there is someone who can explain why I can't list the items? 'Create your listing' form is absolutely uselles - I'm in Croatia, but the service does not offer anything else but the USA in Shipping destination Service, so nowhere to find the way how to change the location - from the USA to Croatia, and put the right Shipping method!? This is totally confusing with the lack of all necessery options!
Even if I got through, it keeps showing on a Preview that my location is the United States!?!
Thanks in advance!
I found this old watch. You can't see the face the back is rusty. the only thing that distinguishes this watch for I.D. is the Offset Crown/stem Stainless steel/silver? Octagon face bezel. I hit it with Wd-40 and the back crumbledd off. The inside is showing some brass and innerworkings with several small screws. I'm trying to clean it up the best i can but not too hopeful on this. The pic shows it kind of being oval in shape but it's not. it's circular Any idea on this? Thanks
I am looking for input on identifying the actual letters used in this seal or its original paper wrapper. Due to their elaborate nature the opinions so far have differed.
The wrapping paper, which I've provided two 180 degree opposing views, shows how the the seal's impression will actual appear while looking directly at the seal face on provides a horizontally reversed image of how it will actually appear.
I have the below problem and the seller is not responding at all. I have been sending may email to him but still negawtive answers. How may i contact Ebay support at this time? 00:15 am CET, Albania
Here's what just happened:
I ordered a few items on 4/27 for an wedding on 5/16. The main item that I bid on and won is now not availlable. I have told the seller to cancel my order as the event is over and the main item, the bride and groom, they cannot find. I have asked over and over again to cancel the entire order as the event is over and the main item has been lost or resold, after I was the high bidder.
I got a message that they are sending me the items when I told them - cancel my order and send me a refund.
Feeling really, realy, frustrated
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We had sent an email earlier in the week explaining that we have been unable to locate the Lladro figurine 5282 Over The Threshold. Is there another piece we could send in its place or would you rather we canceled it from your order?
Please let us know
Sent: May-06-15 07:56 AM
We have been searching our warehouse and have been unable to locate this piece. Is there another item that we could send in its place or would you rather we canceled Over The Threshold from your order?
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Hello again! I can't seem to stay away! I am confindent I'll get accurate "expert" opinions from you! This time I have acquired what I think is an Antique/Vingate Cannetille Filigree Elephant. He is marvelous and finely wired. Bright Enamel accents and toes.
Bale is marked SILVER. Does that help date it? It appears to have a gold wash? I love the chain. Have included a photo of the original box if that helps. Is it Turkish? Chinese? Old new? I haven't found anything similar! Thank you again!!
I did not recieved the following Item.
|Batterie origine pour Huawei HB4W1 G510 Orange Daytona Ascend C8813 Y210 genuine ( objet : 291105018442 transaction : 1165485558019 )|
twice now i am getting an item purchased by an international buyer and i am not able to send an invoice. this is the message i get:
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what am i supposed to do? i ship everything by fedex. my account. i've never used global shipping program. don't even know what it is. thanks for your help.
im trying to get Uniden PRO505XL 40 Channerl CB Radio replased but the seller said they cant fined my info and said i need to talk to ebay
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Unfortunately we are still unable to find your order in our system.
Please contact ebay as this never came to us.
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Uniden PRO505XL CB Radio$38.90
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Hi all... I recently purchased this german shephard figurine at an estate sale. I'm listing it as brass, bronze, metal (?) because I truly am unsure which it is. Can anyone tell just by looking at the photos? Also, there is a "J.B. 2915" embossed on the bottom. Does anyone have any idea what that stands for? Thanks so much in advance.
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Above is the number given me to purchase a vehicle using Ebay as a mediator. I found a vehicle but the seller is in another country and has this vehicle there that cannot be used there. He is selling to me but the Ebay Motor purchase want a deposit of 1,000 dollars with an individual from you folks to hold the money till the car arrives. The above invoice number I am giving you to see if this is a legitimate purchase number. There is just to many variables here to trust without verification from a trusted ebay source. Thanks. Ralph
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|Total amount:||-$6.00 USD|
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I'm sorry. There is just no way to ship this to you from me without it costing at least 3 times what you've paid for it. I did not think costs went up so much when I listed it. Sorry for any disappointment. Here is all your money back.
This little thing (approx 2" x 1.5") has been sitting on my desk for over a year and thought I would try to I.D. it before breaking it. Thanks!
It is in the News...
FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION SHUTS DOWN U.S. EBAY
Official states, "After 20 years, all U.S. eBay sellers should be selling elsewhere by now."
EBAY SELLER ON HOT STREAK - THREE SALES IN A ROW WITHOUT A DEFECT
Elated eBay seller waiting on Nigerian sale for fourth in a row
EBAY USES INCREASED SELLER PROFIT AS EXCUSE TO RAISE MEDIA RATES
"The 500% listing fee increase should not negatively impact our sellers bottom line."
USERS TO VOTE FOR NEW EBAY MASCOT - DEVIN THE DODO OR CALVIN THE CASH REGISTER
No, "write in" choices will be taken into consideration.
PAYPAL FINED $25 MILLION FOR SHADY BUSINESS PRACTICES
In a landslide, Paypal wins the prestigious, "Honeyfuggler of the Year Award"
Disclosure - These aren't real headlines...except for the last one - it is.
btw... I vote for Devin the Dodo. It was a cute bird.
The Dodo is a fitting choice, seeing that American sellers in Chinese Page 1 visibility dominated categories are well on their way to extinction.
I have this book Shakespeare's complete collection Pembroke edition Volume 2 Thomas Y Crowell co. New york.
I have seen so many versions on the net but not any that look like mine. Any help would be great!
i picked up this nifty Boucher 6748 bracelet today, gold tone with some of the raised areas looking silvery. I found one at a non-ebay site and they say it is gold plated but show no mark.
The silvery areas really do look like loss to the gold plate so I can believe it is plated, just wanted to make sure before I list it.
copper pot, cauldron please help id age, origin and details
Can someone please tell me the autograph that is on this piece of art and the potential value?
I would appreciate any help with identifying the maker of this plate and/or how to describe it, thank you. The center of the plate has, what appears to be, ink splotches and the whole back is coated in a metallic silver paint. The plate measures, 8.5" in dia. Thanks, to anyone offering help.
I CREATED A NEW EBAY ACCOUNT, EVERYTIME I TRY TO PURCHASE AN ITEM I RECEIVED THIS WINDOW AND IT WONT MATTER HOW I FILL IN THE FORM IT KEEPS ME IN AN ETERNAL LOOP, PLEASE HELP
From end to end, this is about 51" long and 3.5 inches across. It is marked "FORD OR MERCURY-1941-8." Some people have thought it might have been for a headboard or dashboard. Others thought it might have been a mold for making something. I would love to hear any of your ideas. Thanks in advance.
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Snatched up this beauty yesterday and was wondering if ya'll have ever seen anything like this with the fake flower stems attached, It came on the cord but it's a brooch really. I noticed while taking pics that the one earring is smashed I am afraid to bend it back for fear of breaking it.
Does this look familiar to anyone?? would you just sell as a set or break it up and put the earrings in a repair lot??
This other pair of earrings by Anson say Karat Clad do you think that is moonstone on onyx??
Thanks in advance
I found this hand woven basket at a recent estate sale that was held for a antique dealer. The coiling reminds me of Native American handwork. Basket has a rich patina that had to take many years to achieve. Just wondering if anyone recognizes the style and knows whether or not it is American Indian made? Measures approx. 12 inches wide X 5 inches tall. Thanks for any help you can give...
Any thoughts on the possible age, origin and maker of this small, unmarked, solid silver paperweight(?) or table/desk sculpture(?) ???
Had it tested by my local jeweler and he stated that it's at least sterling or better (probably "pure").
Size approx: 3-1/2 in.
Weight approx: 9.5 oz.
Can someone help me identify these? I have never seen a backing/clasp like this before. They are even marked (L)eft & (R)ight. I believe they are right side up in the photos because the letters are.
I'd be very grateful if someone could help me identify them. Thanks!
I am looking for any information of this 13/16" wide tin button. The back references a patent number; however, it can't be made out.
My first thought was "Victory" as in World War II's "V for Victory"; however, the font seems a little more fancy than the normal type used for WWII.
My second thought was a brand name.
Please help id this victorian dressed figurine that measures 13" tall and has a 4 1/2" diameter base. It appears to be comprised of two pieces bonded together. There is a rectangular outline that may have been where a decal was once located above the hole in the back of the base. Could this hole have been intended for an electrical cord for use as a lamp? I can not see any marks anywhere on the base or figurine. Thank you in advance.
i have a gold bracelet with coral? or cabochons and its stamped 750 on clasp, would like to know more about it.
How old would you say it is or isn't TYVM
I've been selling on Ebay for over 10 years and have never seen buyers abuse Ebay returns as they do now. This buyer purchased a skirt and as soon it was delivered, she purchased a second one like it but in a different color. She didn't leave FB so I assumed she loved it otherwise she won't purchase another. I do offer a 14 day return policy, one month later she sends me a message saying she wants to return the first skirt. I told her I'm sorry but it's past the 14 day return window. She immediately opened a "defective item" case claiming that the "border of the skirt looks odd". I responded asking her why is it after one month she noticed the skirt looked odd and why did she purchase a second one just like it. She said she was on vacation for a month. She then threatens that she will return the second one too!!! Immediately, she drops another claim on me for the second skirt claiming "it's just too loose". She also is a seller and has a 97% seller's rating and does not accept returns in her store. I wish buyers would stop using our stores like rental shops, they just buy clothes, use it, and then return for free with Ebay's new easy return policy. Overall I've been hearing quite a few hard to believe stories lately from buyers, just needed to vent!!
A buyer left me negative feedback after they asked me a question about the item they had mistakenly bought from me. They stated in the feedback comment that I gave them an attitude, where I did not... and yet I can not have it removed unless the buyer agrees to retract it... How is this allowed to happen? My feedback up till that point and my buyers all praise me and my communication with them.. even the ones who return items, mistakenly bought other items or found something wrong with their item leave me good feedback because I work with them and make sure they leave my services happy and satisfied.. I always put forth 100% help and understanding with my customers.
Why and how can someone who made a mistake with an impulse buy from one of my auctions be able to get away with such lies and falsehoods?
The item was a promotion poster for video gaming items.. the buyer thought they were purchasing the items and was upset to find out that they were only receiving the poster.. this could have all been avoided if they read the description of the auction, let alone the Title of the auction before they jumped the gun and purchased it...
Here are our corrospondence between each other:
Buyer: Can you tell me if this is a poster or are sending the two items?
Me: The poster is already on its way to you.. there is no controller or headset with this auction... It was stated in the description prior to your purchase, thank you for your question.
Buyer: I'll send it back no worries keep it the change your welcome
Right after this, they left the feedback... I dont understand how me clearly answering their question can be confused as me giving them attitude.. They obviously where mad at the fact they bought something that wasn't exactly what they thought they were getting (which they admit to making the mistake on their own part) and then they took it out on me because they were already mad about it and somehow made the mistake or misreading my reply as an attitude...
How can this even be allowed to happen? How can I get this straightened out? I've tried contacting the buyer and explaining to them that they misunderstood and mistaken my reply to them.. but they refuse to get back to me.. What can I do about this, because this feedback is obviously untrue and undeserved.
I list an item for $100 and I put a buy it now for $200, And I know someone would buy it for $200. But of course someone has to bid on it instead of watch it and ebay wipes out the buy it now. WHY? Why can't they leave the buy it now for others to use. I have seen so many items that I would have bought now that others bid on and take the option away. Why does ebay not do anything to help the sellers? Its all about the buyers.
Recently had a case injustly ruled against me for an item I didnt receive.Ebay said Case was ruled against me because seller provided tracking evidence item was delivered to my country Portugal!Ebay went by the tracking link provided by seller,which in this case was Royal Mails ,which didnt specify any address in Portugal,simply "Portugal"!
Upon checking full tracking details with local Post office as well as Global Tracking ,I find that item was delivered to a different address from the one on item order details !
So,to recap ,seller sent my order/item to different address and eventhough I made Ebay fully aware of this ,with links and detailed images ,in my appeal,Ebay still failed to overturn decision!WHY?
What irritates me even more is that there is clear evidence in case messages ,that seller was lying and being contradictive,yet none of this was taken into account in Ebays case decision.
After this experience,I am now afraid that if another seller sends item to a wrong address in Portugal,Ebay will again accept it was delivered "to Portugal! and i will have the same problem.So,my trust in Ebays buyer protection has completely diminished!
This occured while making an offer on an item.
Me and the seller made counter offers and I stated I would be willing to pay $60 if the shipping was reduced to $15.
Made and offer of $60 while the shipping was still at $30 (figured the seller would reduce price). I'm fine being completly wrong at this point and paying for the $30 shipping.
I recently messaged the seller asking if I would be refunded the $15.
I was told no, and because I made an offer of $75 and $15 for shipping.
Though when I look at our chat, I clearly said $60+$15 shipping. Looked at the transaction and it says $60+$30 shipping. So I clearly never offered $75+$15 anywhere, and wondering why the seller can just say I am willing to pay slower $15 shipping now for $30 towards shipping.
If i could be enlightened that would be fantastic!
So here's the deal. I mainly sell picture frames made from reclaimed barn wood. I get requests for custom size frames or people looking for a deal if they buy a bunch of them daily. Is there a way to invoice them with out them actually hitting the buy it now link first? Before eBay got **bleep** about not letting people add their email address to messages I used to just ask for it and send them a PayPal invoice. Can't exactly do that now so currently when I have someone that is OK with the price I give them and they want to still buy an item(s) I have to go through my listings and find one (or a combination of items) that comes close to the total I gave them then have them buy that item. Most of the time when I do that the total falls a few bucks short of the total I told them which equals $ lost. Sometimes I have them buy a certain quantity then refund the overpayment in which I lose $ since eBay does not refund any fees when I do a partial refund. I do not like doing it that way because it screws with my inventory counts. Requests from repeat buyers are not a problem since I already have their email on file and a few clicks later they get a PayPal invoice. Having them request a total only works if they have more than one item in their cart and the items can't be from the same listing. Even then I can only adjust the shipping total. The make offer link is nice but it only shows up on listings that do not have variations. Almost all of mine have different color variations. I want to be able to seal the deal as quickly as possible. If you give people too much time to think about what they are buying there is a greater chance they will either look somewhere else for it or they just forget about it. About 20% of the people that look for custom items actually buy one. From doing follow up messages to people that asked about custom frames, most do not buy because they either think I am running a scam or they do not want to jump thru hoops to make an order. To make it a bit easier I started sending people to my Etsy page where it is a million times easier to do custom frames. When I called up eBay to find out about the invoicing I told them I would start sending people to a different website and they didn't seem to care. So I want to ask the eBay community what you do for custom requests? Would it be easier In the long run to just make up a dummy listing where I can change prices and shipping when someone asks for a custom item?
My searches today will not display all the results as suggested below the search box..... for example:
"Flat Speaker Cable" (without any quotes)
636 results for flat speaker cable
.....although only 5 pages (at 50 results per page) are available. This means only a max of 250 results are available to see.
My settings are at my default....
Item Location "default"
Sort "best match"
Format "all listings"
My 1993 China Panda Set, which I listed last Tuesday as a 10 day auction, was bid up to $203 within a few days. I looked at it today and the high bid is $120.
eBay's policy on retracting a bid are clearly being violated (see link). Do I have any recourse?
I have a Buyer that is saying the handbag I sold is a fake. She went straight to ebay to ask for the return so I emailed her to ask why she thought it was a fake and that I would refund her if she was unhappy but could she pay for the shipping. She wont even answer me back. My question is can she leave bad feedback if I take the return? I rather have to pay for shipping then getting the neg feedback.
Any item over 5lbs going from East Coast to West Coast is absolutely ridiculous with USPS, Parcel or Priority. I changed carriers to FEDEX GROUND entering exact measurements and weight. The quote entered was way below USPS and reasonable. I listed the item using FEDEX. The supplement charge was not posted to my account until the invoice was due. I received the "supplement" charge on my eBay invoice and it was outrageous!! I expected the surcharge and taxes to be added but did not think the charge would be way off.
If you ship FEDEX GROUND or SMART POST, how do you continue to ship FedEx if it's cheaper than USPS and avoid the ridiculous supplement charge?
Hello. I have been shipping for a while so I am familiar with rates, etc..My question is, this is the first time I have ever shipped clothing via PM in a poly bag. I know it should travel with other PM correct? So that would include boxes? Or do they separate lighter PM from other heavier PM??
Usually I ship my clothing via FCM but this time It is 14 ounces. The bubble mailer is a dollar more. My margins are not high so I am trying to maximize my profits so yes every dollar counts but anyways...
Do you think, in general, mailing in poly bags would be subject to damage by other heavier boxes via PM? As compared to FCM which usually deals with only envelopes/lighter articles, so the poly bags would be safe you know?
I've called ebay customer service less than a handful of times the past 15 years. Every time, it's an awful experience with lacking resolution for what I've called for. This morning, I was told, in not so many words, to deal with it and was hung up on. I was frustrated, but didn't yell or use inappropriate language...until after I heard the click on the other end of the phone (to which I did scream profanity at the phone I was holding *great way to start the day*) Ebay keeps trying to revamp and change policy for sellers, but they would benefit more by doing so for their Customer Service Department. Every CSR I have had the joy of speaking with never has empathy, truly understands what I'm talking about, and sounds like they are literally reading policy to me off a screen. I think all customer service rep should be required to list and actually go through the process of selling on ebay before they are allowed to answer the phone and advise anyone of anything. They should be required to sell a set number of items, in multiple categories, for a long enough period of time that they truly understand what it means to be a seller. The CSR this morning contradicted her own answer pertaining to ebay policy. When I pointed that out, she acted like I was being problematic. She obviously doesn't like her job and has become and expert in "Huffing & Puffing" while grunting her way through our conversation. She didn't take into account my stellar Seller history, or act like my business mattered at all. Despite ebay policy being on my side, why are the reps automatically siding with buyers? Ebay has made a lot more money off of my seller fees than the buyer I was calling about, this month alone. Does ebay really find one botched transaction by a single buyer (who hasn't bought anything in over a year) more valuable than top rated sellers with great feedback? I am not perfect, I make mistakes just like everyone else, but I am honest. When I am wrong, I am humbled and try to make it right. I hope no one else feels the way I do this morning. Being unappreciated is not motivating me to continue selling. Not that I think my concerns would be taken seriously (or even read), I would like to at least make an effort to suggest something beneficial in this area. I'm not looking to complain or vent. As a seller, I deal with customer service with every listing. I would never treat my buyers the way I was just treated. Thanks in advance to anyone that can point me in the right direction.
I won an auction, it was an iphone for 120$. Ebay stated shipping for 7.55$ - 127.55$ total. I payed it all and e-mailed seller about it. Then I received this message: "I will not incur the fee that you declined to pay when you made the payment through PayPal with the credit card.
Either I will decline the payment through PayPal or you can add another $5.27 to my account. If not, I will cancel the auction through eBay."
- is it normal? Never heard of any additional charges or smth. that buyer should pay additionally. I like the phone very much and want it, what's can be done?
Is it normal way of acting for seller?
I recently purchased a Sega Genesis Console from an inexperienced seller. Its not uncommon to find sellers with little feedback selling old game consoles. Usually a mom who is cleaning out the attic and trying to get rid of her now grownup kids old stuff. The packaging was horrible to say the least, but that's not the frustrating part. The frustrating part is that the console didn't work. I thought maybe it was the cable because I wasn't getting a signal from the console to the TV. So I purchased a new cable. I immediately contacted the seller and she was apologetic and told me she would refund me my money. I told her that I would wait to see if the new cable fixed the problem. Well when it arrived a week and a half later, it didn't fix the problem. Still not getting a signal to the TV. I contacted the seller on Tuesday of this week offering to work out a deal. Maybe a partial refund so I can try and sell the console for parts or repair. In the end I would probably lose money in this deal, but I didn't want to overwhelm her and make her have to pay for return shipping. I didn't hear back from her and so I sent her another message this morning. Haven't heard back yet. So I'm getting a bit frustrated. I don't want to open a SNAD case, but I may have no choice. Other than continuing to wait patiently for her answer, are there any other options available to me? All I was asking for was a partial refund of $8 from a total payment of $32.80. Even if I sell the broken console, I'm going to lose money. I could try and get the whole amount back, but I'm just not that kind of buyer.
How are sellers getting my phone number? When I bid on an item, I got a call from seller telling me that I was "close to his reserve price" and he was just making a courtesy call. HOW DID HE GET MY PHONE NUMBER FROM eBAY? I want my number hidden from my profile when viewed by others. Thanks
Okay so I'm new to selling on eBay but I have never experienced such a frustration and unprofessionalism when trying to sell an item. This is the THIRD TIME trying to sell it and its not that they don't even pay. They don't even message you! The 2nd buyer did in fact message me but oh boy it was a scam. eBay needs to address this BS. Of course all of these buyers had 0 transactions in their history. I wish I could just restrict people with 0 feedback to buy my item. I've always paid the day I purchased an item. Is it really that hard? What really ticks me off is that I already know now when someone will not pay and I have to wait 2 days to open a case then I have to wait another 4 days after that. If you multiply that by 3 and add in the 7 days you wait for an item to sell that's over ONE MONTH trying to sell one item. Sorry.. this is more of a vent than anything.
I purchased and paid for an item on 5/16. The seller has not provided any shipping information. I've tried contacting the seller and did not get a response. When should I start claim process? I feel like a week is plenty of time to ship the item.
These look okay to me but I am not crazy about the original part of the sole, it doesn't quite look like leather to me and imprint looks slightly blurry to me. Any help would be most appreciated!