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OK, here goes. I finally was able to get time to take more pics hoping that these items can be identified.

 

 

I really like the tall one (vase or spooner) but there seems to be a defect on it.  The second picture shows the defect.  You can feel the difference in thickness when you rub your finger over it.  3 sides have it in different spots. 

 

Let me know if you need any more info or pics.

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Nov 23, 2014 8:47:33 PM PT

More EAPG to identify TIA

 Is anyone else running into this same issue? I was in the middle of listing a item a few minutes ago and when I hit continue to finish the listing, the page went down. This is what popped up

 

 

 

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So I decided to click the "Sell" button at the top of the screen to go finish my listing and this is what I am looking at currently

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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and I can't get in touch with Ebay customer service which is rediculous. Can any one shed some insight for me. I've been a member of Ebay for 9 years now and this has never happened to me. Thanks!

Selling discussion

Hi all,

    Is this a Hull goose?

 

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Nov 23, 2014 8:03:03 PM PT

Pottery- Hull Goose?

I'm kinda new to this stuff. Any info will be appreciated.ad3273f753ec542015f5b17387c36b21.jpeg

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Collectibles & Art discussion

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tallcakes or anyone else:  How about these two? Any clues?  There is a knob on the lidded compote that was cut out of the picture.  Thanks

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Nov 22, 2014 5:52:47 PM PT

More EAPG IDs

I hope these two pictures are sufficient, they are the only ones I got.

I would like to know if authentic and if anyone knows the  name and approx age even better. Thanks in advance.

 

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Fashion discussion

Nov 25, 2014 10:32:52 AM PT

Please help, is this vintage Coach real?

Can you please tell me this pattern name? Thanks$_1.jpg

Collectibles & Art discussion

Nov 25, 2014 4:29:50 AM PT

Help Id Glass Pattern Please

I have been caught up in this scam of purchasing counterfeit Younique 3D Fiber Mascara and there are hundreds upon hundreds of fake sellers out there.  I have notified Ebay authorities and they will be doing what they can to stop this from happening.  I have learned that the back label on the container clearly states which is real and which is fake.  Here is an example of what it should and should not look like...

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Bidding & Buying discussion

I log into PayPal to pay for one of the labels (no, I do NOT have my accounts 'linked', never will) and this little gem pops up.....erm what?

 

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Selling discussion

For the life of me I can not make out this mark.  Hoping for some help based on design/style. Chain strung with push clasp.

Greatly appreciate any guidance/ input/ help!

 

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

This is like a 1940's Camp Upshur Training book that is full of pictures. about 33 pages (sheets of papers). Any idea how much should I sell it? Thanks

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Booksellers discussion

Nov 23, 2014 11:15:20 AM PT

Military picture book. Any hints?

 

 

Does anyone recognize this character ?  It is a large poster,

and is probably from the 70 or 80;s ..

 

 

 

 

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Collectibles & Art discussion

Hi Everyone, I hope you all had a good weekend.
I have these beautiful scatter pins, they look like wasps to me, they measure 1+3/8" in length.
Molded art glass heads and they are very well made and so pretty !
No marks, there are some slight imperfections on the finish on the backs but I looked closely, no marks.
I've checked Coro patents but nothing, I was wondering if anyone here has seen them before or recognizes them.
Thanks for any help.
 
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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

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And a bright good morning to one and all.

 

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I mailed a package by 1st class mail on Wednesday Nov 19. Expected delivery was Saturday Nov 22. Tracking had showed item departed left sort facility shortly after midnight Thursday Nov 20. That was the last status I saw  from Thursday through Saturday evening. I was wondering where it was since there had been no updates as of the expected day of delivery. Now Sunday Nov 23 tracking shows departed sort facility Saturday evening Nov 22, two days after the first time it supposedly departed.

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Date & TimeStatus of ItemLocation

November 22, 2014 , 8:08 pm

Departed USPS Origin Facility

 

CINCINNATI, OH 45235 

 

Your item departed our USPS origin facility in CINCINNATI, OH 45235 on November 22, 2014 at 8:08 pm. The item is currently in transit to the destination.

November 19, 2014 , 11:06 pm

Arrived at USPS Origin Facility

CINCINNATI, OH 45235 

November 19, 2014 , 1:28 pm

Acceptance

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Shipping & Returns discussion

Today, I visited a personal friend of mine at the jewelry shop he owns.  I'd gone in there to get a wedding set repaired and to replace its faux stone with an emerald.  A planned 30-minute visit turned into a 4.25 hour visit and lunch.  *grin*

When I visit, I often bring jewelry which I find interesting and unique.  It's a thing we have, this gawking and talking about jewelry and gems.  Sometimes, I consign some of his older stock on venues to get it moved out (more of that in another post).  He knows many things I don't in regards to fine jewelry, and my wealth of knowledge in costume jewelry often comes into play when I look at things that have been brought to him.

Today, he gave me a gift:  several pieces of Rostov finist jewelry.  The bracelet has no assay marks, but the earrings do have an assay mark.  All are lovely.  They were given to me as a blessing, and I'll be quite honest:  I'm in love with these pieces.

If anyone can tell me anything about this type of jewelry or can translate the tag, I'd greatly appreciate it.  All of the pieces have the original Russian tags.

Thanks!

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Nov 24, 2014 8:22:43 PM PT

Rostov Finist Jewelry

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I just wondered if anyone knows who this Tammy clone is please? Does she have a name? She was made from the Tammy mould, I can see  very faint impression on the nape of her neck, bt her only markings are made in Hong Kong on her back. Apart from her horris hair and her rough seams, she's a very well made doll.
I have looked and can't find a clone that was actually made from the same mould. Has anyone seen one like this before? Thank you all  ( I have redressed her  )  

Hope my pics aren't too big, I selected medium but they look huge


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Dolls discussion

I hope I am in the right place, I am completely turned around with the way the boards are now. Can anyone help me with this pattern please? It's on a small vase I have. Thought it was a tea leaf but I think I am wrong. Thanks!mark.jpg

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Nov 24, 2014 7:29:34 PM PT

Need help with pattern on vase.

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Nov 23, 2014 7:00:50 AM PT

Hello, can you tell me the name on pin

Measures about 2 3/4" in diameter and has a 1/2" opening on each side. Is it some kind of buckle? Thanks for help!

 

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Nov 23, 2014 4:41:38 PM PT

Aluminum Ribbon Buckle?? What is it? TIA

I did this about 10 years ago. At that too much was going on in life and sales was not good enough to mitivate me to put any time in it. I lasted about one year. Mostly just paid the rent and the cost of merchandise.

Now I want to try it again. I just secured a booth of size 12x15 feet. The rent is $1 per square foot. I also bought a few bookcases from a dealer in the mall.

The idea is of couse to sell books that are otherwise not sellable online.  I know that it involves a lot of time to do this.

Pros? Cons? Experience?

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Booksellers discussion

Hello, i picked up this art glass cameo glass vase, it has a floral motif, looks burgundy on orange background, measures 16,5" high. I thought it was Galle at first, but could not find any signature on the vase anywhere. I would appreciate any help with maker. Thank you in advance. sellwell

 

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Collectibles & Art discussion

If eBay doesn't fix this in 48 hours, I lose this sale!

 

Here's the best offer page:

 

 

 

 

Here's the error:

 

Selling discussion

I need to cancel PayPal option forever and replace my visa card as my only option to pay my orders. because I didn't see this option in the checkout section.Screenshot 2014-11-25 11.05.00.png

Payments discussion

Nov 25, 2014 1:06:55 AM PT

stupid website

There was a new message in my listing form today that demonstrates how much eBay knows about selling.

 

It recommended that I list my fixed-price item as an auction, that buyers are almost twice as likely to purchase it:

 

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I was surprised when I saw this, so I looked at Completed LIstings for the last 30 most similar items, made two lists (fixed-price and auction). Here are the results:

 

Fixed Price - 17 items sold for an average of $5.29 each

 

Auction - 13 items sold for an average price of $1.61

 

 

There was no substantial difference in the style or quality of the items selling by both methods.

 

 

 

So what should we learn from this?

 

Either eBay's "trending," pricing, and analytical software doesn't give accurate information on prices and how to sell particular items or... eBay knows perfectly well that fixed-price items sell better and bring better prices in this category but wants sellers to sell by auction so buyers get those feel-good rock-bottom prices.

 

 

Either way, eBay gave me bad advice and I ignored it. I suggest you all continue to do your own research and don't trust eBay's suggestions. Look up the completed listings to see what works best for your product.

Selling discussion

Nov 25, 2014 9:00:12 PM PT

Liar, liar... go sit in the corner eBay...

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Silver

Hello, I would appreciate any info on the maker of the porcelain tray, ivory colored with gilt, grape vine relief design, marked with "F 8194", and what looks like thrre dots in a triangle, it measures 15.5" in diameter. Thank you in advance, regards, sellwell

 

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Collectibles & Art discussion

Working through some old lace and fabric pieces and would love any help you can give me concerning lace names and whether handmade or not.  My eyes see most of these items as being handmade.  But in having checked with this board before on other items I thought were handmade, I realize dainty handwork knowledge is a great learned skill -- one I do not have.

 

Any help you can give me would be very appreciated.  Photos show front and back of lace.

 

Thank you in advance!

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Needle Arts & Vintage Textiles discussion

Can anybody tell me the name of this pattern?  Thanks!

 

 

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Collectibles & Art discussion

Hello> i would appreciate any help on the maker of this tray. Thank you

 

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

I did a "Completed Listings" search and it appears that Antarctic Covers do get much interest.

I did notice that a lot of them were philatelic (not addressed and sent through the mail).

Would that make much difference?

 

Here's one.

Is it worth listing?

 

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The Stamp Board

Nov 24, 2014 11:34:16 AM PT

Antarctic Covers - Not a Lot of Inter

Have these two and there aren't any identification marks on them. I was hoping someone could help me either ID them or help discribe what material they're made out of? Would these be considered slush cast? Cast Iron? Not sure. Also, I'm guessing these are c. 1950's, any help dating them would be super! 

 

Thanks!

 

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Toys & Hobbies discussion

Nov 24, 2014 12:46:57 PM PT

Help Identifying vintage toy race cars

Hello, I would appreciate any info on the maker of the porcelain tray, ivory colored with gilt, grape vine relief design, marked with "F 8194", and what looks like thrre dots in a triangle, it measures 15.5" in diameter. Thank you in advance, regards, sellwell

 

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

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Antiques discussion

Nov 23, 2014 6:12:27 PM PT

Any help with PRAYER RUG

Hello All! Can anyone identify this painted cast crown and shield table lamp? Any assistance would be greatly appreciated! Thank you! David.

 

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Collectibles & Art discussion

Nov 23, 2014 1:00:42 AM PT

crown and shield table lamp

I am needing to know if anyone can give me any information on this green and white glass vase, it is 8 1/2" tall, white vase with a white/pale pink flower, clear green on on inside top, green glass ribbon, clear bottom no markings at all. some air bubble in various places.  there is clear glass over the white vase and the flower. DSC05141.JPGDSC05149.JPGDSC05150.JPGDSC05144.JPGDSC05142.JPG

Selling question

Please help.  I have two unsold items I am trying to relist, but whenever I hit relist item,  I get

 

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Page Not Responding 
 
The eBay page or feature you are attempting to access is not responding.
Please try the options below:
  • Try to access the feature directly from the eBay Home Page, instead of using a bookmark.
  • Wait a few minutes and try to access the feature again.
If you have waited ten to fifteen minutes and you still can't access your page:If what you are looking for is unavailable, you may still be able to access other parts of the site from the eBay Home page

 

 

Anybody have any ideas?  It's been like this for a few days now!

Selling question

Nov 24, 2014 9:01:32 AM PT

I can't relist an unsold item

Anyone know the counntry, Scott #, etc. of these stamps?  Thanks

Collectibles & Art discussion

Hi my name is Bil I have an eBay store but I'm not here to talk about that. I want to share pics of my angel Gracie Lynn. She is part Chihuahua part Yorke. She has a very calm natural temperament and she is very loyal and affectionate. She is an angel in disguise as she makes my life a little more livable.

 

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Dog Lovers Picture Share

I posted this on the antiques board not knowing that this board existed, and the good folks there sent me here. Hope someone can help with this art work. I don't know anything about art, but for some reason I really like this.

 

The artist is Hiroshi Kimura, and the piece is dated 2004. Research shows he's in the New York area, but I can't find where any of his works have sold. It appears to be OOC on a 1 1/2" thick wood frame. It looks to have been varnished (if that's the correct term) with a yellow coat of something, or maybe it's just yellowed with age? Size is 14 1/4" square.

 

On the yellowing--I tried cleaning it with a magic eraser and the yellow didn't budge, so I don't think it's on top of whatever sealer is on the piece. it's sealed (or topcoated?) with something, and the yellow appears to be either part of it or under it. 

 

Thank you for your help!

 

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Collectibles & Art discussion

Nov 23, 2014 6:17:13 AM PT

Can Someone Help Me with Contemporary Art?

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Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Hello -- Hoping someone can tell me who made this wine (i think) glass.  It's just a hair over 5-3/4" tall.  
Thank you!  :smileyhappy:

 

 

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Depression/40s-50s-60s Glass

I have what I think is a bronze bell with a walnut handle.  There are (3) stamps on the base, one of which ("G") stands for Gorham (I believe).  What are the other (2)?  Thanks!

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Collectibles & Art discussion

I am not sure exactly what this is or how to describe it.  The backround appears to be silk with the backrounds of the different objects painted onto it with stitching or embroidery over those.  I can't find anything identical but some that appear similar.  I don't think it is especially old and its probably a tourist type item, but the images and colors are very nice and quite vibrant.  I would appreciate it if somone out there could give me an idea of what exactly it is called.  I don't know if it is embroidery or refered to as something else.  Thanks in advance for any help.

 

 

 

 

 

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Collectibles & Art discussion

I have what I believe to be a vintage Tocco purse.  It has the tag with the serial number and the metal hook with the red/black ribbons.  Was/is Tocco faked?  I can't find any labels that says leather.  Were some Tocco purses not leather?  Thanks. 

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Fashion discussion

Nov 23, 2014 9:56:37 AM PT

? about Tocco Italy Purse

Hi All,

 

I am really confused about the Chicken in Basket ,  I know absolutely nothing about these items.   I have looked them up and some are calling it Westmoreland and then other do have a maker at all.

 

Hoping someone can tell me exactly who made this.  

 

This measures 3" tall x 3 1/2" long x 2 1/2" wide , is definely Milk Glass ( has the blue tint on edges in sunlight) and has an open tail.

 

 

Any help with identifing this is greatly appreciated!

 

Thanks in advance!

 

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Looking for a little help here.  I was out checking out some thrift stores this morning and came across these boots and now wondering if they are genuine or not.  They have been worn but in great condition for the price that I did pay for them.   

 

 

 

 

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Fashion discussion

Good morning, I have these 2 matching 3 1/4 inch long coinsilver pictureback spoons which I believe are American Coinsilver. They have a nice floral picture on the backs and beveling on the fronts with AW in fancy script for the monograms. These seem like 1780-1810 pattern items to me. They are the same basic form as my John Meyer dove back spoons which are 1780-1820ish Philidelphia. They might be David Mygatt who worked  Danbury CT and later  New York ca. 1804. I might already have this solved, however, I know better than to assume to much.

 

 

 

 

Antiques discussion

 

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Collectibles & Art discussion

When I can not resource the style of pottery or the marks of the artist as well exhausting my resources, where would you recomend getting the information for items such as this one?

 

 

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Selling question

I have found a brass mask that I believ to be African in origin. Was wondering if anyone might be able to confirm this, along with a region and possible age. Measures 11" long, 4 3/4" wide and is 3 1/4" in depth. Thanks

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Antiques discussion

Nov 25, 2014 11:30:37 AM PT

Brass Mask African?

I have this photograph that was doctored up the old fasioned way, probably before Photoshop.  I can't get anyone to agree on who the Ventriloquist dummy is depicted on it.  Jerry Manhoney has a slight lead in votes around here.  It's and interesting picture with the photographers notes on the back about lens speed, filters and that sort of thing.  Any help will be appreciated.027.JPG028.JPG029.JPG

Collectibles & Art discussion

I think it says "This is a very rare & valuable coin" :smileysurprised:

Thanks

 

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Coins & Paper Money discussion

Nov 25, 2014 8:28:56 AM PT

Need help. Please identify coin. Egyptian?

Can someone explain this situation:  I shipped a Priority Mail Package on 11/24/14 in the early afternoon, around 1:00pm.  I checked the tracking information today and "SHIPPING LABEL CREATED" is showing at an incorrect time -- & acutally hours AFTER the package was mailed?  Does anyone have any insight about why USPS tracking is showing like this?  I checked at usps.com and it shows the same thing.  Any Ideas why this is happening?

 


Carrier:

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Arrived at USPS Origin Facility

Nov-24-14, 18:56 PM, SANTA CLARITA, CA 91383

Accepted at USPS Origin Sort Facility

Nov-24-14, 17:41 PM, STEVENSON RANCH, CA 91381

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Nov-24-14, 20:00 PM, STEVENSON RANCH, CA 91381

Shipping & Returns question

My first thought was that this was Indiana glass....but I don't know.  Thanks!

 

 

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Collectibles & Art discussion

Hello!

 

When I try to create a request for combined shipping and confirm (request total from seller), i get the error "Page not Responding". 

 

Does anyone else have this error?

 

 

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Technical Issues discussion

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Collectibles & Art discussion

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Collectibles & Art discussion

I found this Chinese? Japanese? mask at a thrift store & bought it because I've never seen one like it. It is made out of clay? Chalkware? - there is white where a small nickin the mask  is like chalkware, but it is a lot heavier and just feels sturdier than chalkware. It measures 14.5" long.

What is this & what is it made of?

Another reason I bought it is becaise I was hoping it is an antique - looking at the wear around the hook where it would hang on a wall, can someone roughly tell me it's age?

I appreciate any help with this

 

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Collectibles & Art discussion

I could have sworn it was down to one auto relist yes? I go to relist an item just now and it's back up to two relists? **bleep** ebay, make up your mind!

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Selling discussion

Nov 24, 2014 1:38:17 PM PT

Auto relist back to two times now?

Hello

Please help identify these animals maker and material... looks porcelain the colored ones, but the white Hyppo gives some doubt...

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Collectibles & Art discussion

OK...I had the name for this about 3 weeks ago...now can't seem to find it anywhere. Anyone know?

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Childrens Clothing Boutique discussion

Nov 23, 2014 9:45:26 PM PT

American Girl Doll Dress ID..plz

This piece of hand painted Nippon has these raised gold beads....are they considered moriage?  Thanks.

 

 

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Collectibles & Art discussion

Hi! Can anyone tell me anything about this nice hand painted bowl? I saw several Acoma pots that had similar very detailed geometric designs. This one has some age to it. Can anyone confirm or deny if this is Acoma pottery and the approximate age? Here are the pictures....

 

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This lovely bowl measures about 5" diameter x 2" tall.

 

Thank you!

 

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Antiques discussion

Nov 25, 2014 3:16:35 PM PT

Native American Bowl Help Please Taupou?

I found this figurine and am having troouble nailing down it's origins or the culture it is depicting. Clearly the woman figure is pregnant, and the small male companion is gran for his sword. The figurine is solid brass. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.20141123_113954.jpg

Collectibles & Art discussion

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This one is for James :smileyhappy: 

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Bidding & Buying question

OK, all the regulars here know I am a Victorian Sash pin maven, I LOVE them! So, I won a lot last week that had a sash pin in it that looked strange to me in the photos, but I bid on it anyway (keeping the wonky look in mind) and won. Got the lot and there is this poor, sweet, brass sash pin covered in a layer of silver spray paint!

 

At least they had the good sense to remove the stone first!

 

But what I want to ask is what is the best way to remove the paint? Should I start by soaking in water? Or should I go right to paint stripper? It looks fairly recently done since the painted surface is in good shape - lucky me :smileymad:

 

Here is a photo of my poor, painted sash pin (yes, they very nicely painted the back also!) :smileysad:

 

Jewelry & Gemstones Board Group

Nov 25, 2014 4:54:44 PM PT

WWWAAAAHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!

Hello

Can someone identify this glass piece? It has almost 7cm high and looks to be blown glass. No marks.

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Nov 25, 2014 3:33:54 PM PT

Can someone identify this type of glass?

Cut glass experts, I'm looking for how to describe a cut glass goblet.  I saw something similar described as criss cross with fan. But I've also seen some similar described as strawberry diamond and fan. How would you describe these?

Thank you for your help.

Jennie

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

Nov 25, 2014 5:47:16 PM PT

Cut Glass Goblets - how to describe?

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Militaria Collectors

Hi Everyone,

    I have doll clothes that I would like to know if they are valuable? These do not have an identifying tag other than the occassional "Made in China" I would like some help since I have hundreds if not thousands of items. I would like to post a picture once a week with several items and would appreciate everyone's imput. On each post I will let you know if there are tags and if they do I will post a picture of the tags.

 

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Thank You in Advance

Ellen

Dolls discussion

Nov 23, 2014 1:48:04 PM PT

I need help with doll clothes Please

Can anyone help me with what this pressed pattern brass plate is for?  Looks like a light switch plate, but does not have the standard two screw holes other plates have.  Where the switch would go is fairly deep, so I wondered if it may be a switch plate to protect a switch someone does not want to easy turn on or off.

 

Thank you in advance for any help you can give me.

 

Mrs. Marbleman

Antiques and Research

Nov 24, 2014 9:24:11 AM PT

Help please with brass "Sentinel" plate

I have been looking for an ID on this glass for awhile now with no luck. It stands 8 5/8" tall with an opening of 3 1/8' and a base of 2 7/8" across. The stem is has 12 facets and tapers down to the base. It has a lovely ring when tapped. Any help would be great. Thank you in advance042.JPG043.JPG044.JPG

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

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Please help identify these animals maker and material... looks porcelain the colored ones, but the white Hyppo gives some doubt...

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

I have a few Asian plates I would like to list and was wondering if anyone could translate the markings on the back.  I am pretty sure these plates are all Japanese.  TIA!

 

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

I bought these items in a lot today--bead necklace, pin & earrings.  They're probably plastic, but I'm wondering what I should label them as.  Lucite?  Could they be called faux amber?  Any suggestions appreciated.

 

Brown Plastic Jewelry

Jewelry & Gemstones discussion

Not sure how you would describe this knob/finial. Help is appreciated. Also what  does the design with in the glass have a specific name? Is this EAPG? Looking for an ID. Piece has 3 feet. It stands about 7.25" tall from the finial ot the base.  Also would this just be called a covered jar? Thank you.IMG_6073.JPG

 

 

Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

This is my find for the day. It has very high quality matte hand painted decoration. It actually reminds me of some the American arts & crafts makers, like Rookwood and Newcomb. I'm not sure what to make of the subject matter, ladies running silhouette. I'm almost certain the mark within the square is the signature of the artist or company. I've search gotoberg and couldn't find anything. Measurements, 6.5" tall and 5" diameter. Any thoughts as to maker or age are greatly appreciated.

 

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Pottery, Glass & Porcelain discussion

This is the second time I've sold an item on eBay in months after having a bad experience with a buyer who put in a claim a month after receiving the item that it was open and wanted a partial refund. EBay sided with the buyer even when they saw the messages stating she was going to give me negative feedback if I didn't refund some money back. So I started posting and selling on offerup which worked great on selling ,quick easy money, but for big ticket items I went back on eBay. Which brings me to my issue, the last item I was selling bidding up to a wonderful $300 bucks to a "0" feedback buyer....never paid. Just sold another item at a surprisingly $32 once again a bunch of bids. Winning bidder 0 feedback. Watching and waiting for 7 days then another week to cancel once no payment is received. It's it worth it? Anyone else feeling the same?

Selling discussion

Nov 23, 2014 5:34:51 PM PT

it's it worth it?

I recently received a shipment of 8 internal hard disk drives listed by an eBay seller as "new."

 

I contacted the seller, giving three reasons why I thought the drives were not actually new as produced by Western Digital, but were drives that had been removed from WD My Book USB external hard disk drives.

 

The most important reason is that the serial numbers of the drives are associated on the WD support website with the My Book devices, not with internal hard disk drives.

 

The seller’s response does not include an admission of deception.

However the seller has offered to refund the purchase price and shipping charges and provide a return shipping label.

 

Is it too idealistic to demand that this deceptive listing practice be stopped?  Is negative feedback justified?

 

Is there a better way to help other eBay buyers avoid this kind of deceptive listing from this seller?

 

 

 

 

Bidding & Buying discussion

Ebay gives me a shipping ding!

 

I ask CS (in Utah) if my customer leaves feedback confirming delivery would ebay take the strike off ~ NO

 

The system can't do that she says.

 

I ask why the customer doesn't have an option to click that would confirm delivery or pickup

 

She says sellers would harass buyers that didn't leave feedback, I explain it's not a feedback issue.

 

It's the ability for a buyer to confirm delivery of merchandise

 

Then she goes into the 10% thing and it's for issues just like this

 

I then ask if I mail my customer a toothpick with tracking would this satisfy ebay

 

She said YES

 

So in essence local delivery and pickup can affect your TRS status.

 

Sometimes I think ebay has gone CrAzY

Selling discussion

Good morning my fellow **bleep** off ebay sellers!!! I just wanted to say EBAY is showing 2014 growth in sales!!!!

And every seller I have spoken to has seen a 70% decline in sales in 2014 !!! **bleep** is really good with ebay!!

 

Ebay's policies are broken & it's time we sellers show them that we have other alternatives to FEEBAY.

 

FEEBAY WHERE WE TAX SELLERS & PROTECT BUYERS!!:smileysurprised:

 

A new site with growing potential!! Bonanza.com which is shaping up to be pretty impressive.

 

 

Selling discussion

Is it reasonable to link both user names to the same PaYPal account?

  • My original account is excellent with both eBay (TRS) and PayPal
  • I assume eBay and/or PayPal will connect both user names becauise of the same home address and SSN regardless of whether I create a second PayPall account and connect it to a different bank account
  • For what it's worth, I am not trying to avoid a 1099 from PayPal, but I would prefer if eBay users could not connect the two accounts

I am doing this after discoveriong in this forum that there are advantages. 

 

Thank you

Selling discussion

a few days ago i won an auction for 7 bucks and change from a new seller. i figured id get the item for cheap... and i did. selling on ebay isnt that complicated so i thought things would turn out ok. 

 

i sent payment right away and got a notification that it was sent to an unverifed account and the seller would have to claim it. it looks to me that he put in the wrong email adress. but heres the problem - hes completly missing in action. he hasnt claimed my payment, responded to my messages, and of course he hasnt shipped my item.

 

when i go to the resolution center, it  tells me that i need to pay still. the next page brings me to order details which shows my paypal payment date and the transaction which shows that payment was sent and is pending as unclaimed. i know i can cancel this payment through paypal any time before he claims it - but i dont want to make myself look bad in any way on ebays end. theres still an item that techically i need to pay for. i know i cant open a case just yet because the 7 day mark hasnt come, but i have a feeling that im going to run into the same wall when that day comes?

 

i have little faith that im actually going to get my item. he doesnt even want my money!! he seems to have no intrest in doing anything actually.

 

what should i do?

 

Shipping & Returns discussion

Nov 23, 2014 12:03:45 AM PT

seller is mia and my payment is unclaimed

Yesterday an odd thing happened on an auction, #271664994021 that I was bidding on. My bid and the winning bid were the same amount and arrived at the same time. The other bid was accepted. This of course is not unusual, but on the bid page my bid is listed under the winning bid. It has been my observation, in these auctions, that when a bid comes in, after another bid,that is less than one bid increment over the highest bid comes in, in this case $2.50, it is ignored/not listed. My bid is there on the bid page under the winning bidder, same time, same amount. A second is broken up into an infinite number of parts. Even though the bids are listed as the same time, they came in at different times. In order for my bid to be listed, it would have had to come in before the winning bid.

I called eBay customer service. He talked about sniping for a while, but sniping has nothing to do with this. eBay has to process the bids as they come in, no matter where they come from.

I have been a member of eBay for sixteen years and have bid on thousands of items. Never saw this before. I just thought I would run it by this forum. Why did I not win this auction?

Bidding & Buying discussion

Nov 24, 2014 2:18:16 PM PT

Ignored winning bid

Anyone having trouble seeing their accounts?  I can see active selling, but cannot pull up all selling or unsold.  Plus I cannot sell anything new.  I have 500 free listings but cant use them.  I also cannot see how many listings I have left.  Please advise.  Thanks.

Selling question

Hi. Don't know what to do. Won an item and the seller doesn't want to accept my payment - saying that I contacted on the 4th day and it was late and he sold it someone else. What should I do? I understand that I had to contact him earlier, but also I think that the seller had to inform me that he was going to sell the item  someone else. Thanks for your attention and help

Bidding & Buying discussion

the issue refund link at paypal is not there, only on this transaction that i need to refund. cannot contact paypal because its the weekend. don't know why this link is gone from this transaction, its still on all my other paypal transactions.

My Account discussion

...but still hasn't actually shipped it.  That puts her now at 20 days out from purchase.  She stated she 'no longer wanted it' for her reason for return.  I graciously accepted her request for a return but asked that she please mail within 5 days (the eBay requested time period) and send it with tracking.  No response.  No tracking uploaded.  No return.  Still sitting in "began return" mode.

 

If she doesn't send it back for another 4-5 days, is there a way to end this?  I'm sick of it just hanging out there.  I'd like to either get it and give her the money back (then block her) or simply close it and be done with it.

 

How does this work?

Shipping & Returns discussion

Nov 23, 2014 8:08:16 PM PT

BUYER 'BEGAN RETURN' 6 DAYS AGO...

I don`t like to use *calculated* shipping becouse * free shipping* attracts more buyers.

 If you have free shipping in the listing then that is what Califorina residents will get.but to ship to them cost about $20.00 more that other states. 

Shipping & Returns discussion

I recently received and cell phone that the seller said was clean but would not give out or check the ESN/IMEI number.  I received the phone and the inside white label had been partially removed.  I tested the phone on another LCD and found the ESN/IMEI number and then found out the phone was stolen.  Because I went past the 30 days, (after ordering the LCD and then doing the repair) I was not able to file an eBay claim.  I did however file a PayPal claim.  After appealing a decision I finally won and received my money back.  The trouble is that anyone who is selling a phone either new, for parts or otherwise should be forced to state in the auction that the ESN/IMEI number is either Bad, Stolen, Reported Lost or Clean & ready for activation.  I repair computers and cell phones and when their are so many out their I continuously get an eBay error stating that I have sent out hte maximum number of emails today - please try again tomorrow.  The problem with that is some of those auctions end today and I would need that information prior to placing a bid on that particular item.

 

My suggestion is

Force sellers (as I am one of them) to list the ESN/IMEI number is Bad - Reported Stolen or Lost or Clean - Ready to be activated OR Allow more emails to be sent out each day by potential buyers that need answers.

 

WHAT SAY YOU?

 

Bill

Bidding & Buying discussion

I had a bidder win an item and not pay.  I did the upi and closed without payment or any communication from bidder (not calling them a buyer as they didnt pay)  I forgot to put them on my block list (I was distracted over a sick pet for a couple weeks, I really do know to put non payers on the list).  Now this person has bid on the relisted item they didnt pay for the first time.  What should I do?

Selling question

All,

 

Over the past months I have read so many return 'issues' that my head spins and I just can't ever seem to find the right one when searching for when I'm in need of specific help, so please bear with me :smileyhappy:

 

Buyer requested a return due to Doesn't Fit. I accept returns. Buyer was supposed to ship by 11/20 we kept communication and she shipped on 11/22, I received today. She provided me with the tracking # but didn't upload it herself, and I can't find a way for me to do that (she did this at the post office because she couldn't figure out how to ship online).

 

I would like to go ahead and refund her the purchase price (looks like that's all I'm liable to refund per my Ebay message, i.e., no shipping costs) now that I've received it -- am I running a risk by refunding her with no tracking to prove I received it?  I thought I remember reading somewhere about double Ebay refunds by not doing this right -- if I refund now, and let's say Ebay tells her for whatever reason to upload tracking and it shows delivered, would another refund happen?

 

My question may be silly but one thing I've learned is to never proceed with what seems appropriate until I check with the fine folks one these boards :smileyhappy:

 

Thanks in Advance!

 

Shipping & Returns discussion

I started 2012 at 100 or 5000.00 was going good until 2014 had sold 82 idem and made at lest 400.00 for ebay and had 99% rating so where did I go wrong

Selling question

I recently sold an item.  I just get an email from buyer stating they have a problem with their paypal and it will take atleast a week to reset it.  They told me to relist it if I couldn't wait a week for payment.

 

First, I've never heard of such thing about Paypal.  Sounds like buyer is trying to get out of purchase.  I don't want to relist but I don't want to wait a week.  UGH!  What would you do?

 

TIA

Selling discussion

Nov 25, 2014 2:10:51 PM PT

Buyer claiming they have to reset paypal.

I got a phone call from ebay today. The CS rep wanted to give me some tips for my holiday sales. I explained to her that I had already closed 2 of my accounts and was going to close this account by the end of the year. She asked me why? I told her I was tired of all the changes with their stupid updates, very slow sales, resolution cases, buyers scamming me, high fees, going from top rated plus to being a defect when I was still selling the same as always, and not being able to leave negative feedback on scammer buyers so other sellers would beware of that buyer. She said she was sorry to hear that and what could she do to change my mind. I asked her to tell me what ebay could do for me as a seller to convince me to stay. She told me she could not give me an answer to that question. All she said was there would be a lot of changes in the coming months. I told her that I already knew that. She asked me how I knew about the upcoming changes. I told her it was very simple, one new change was I would no longer be selling or buying on ebay and hung up. I then removed the last few items I had listed and will close this ebay account and my paypal account ASAP. I am done with ebay and paypal forever. Goodbye, gspartsguy

Selling discussion

Nov 24, 2014 11:37:35 AM PT

So ebay called me today...

I have had several buyers who win a bid or buy now item and after almost a week, they send me an email saying--can you cancel this transaction? I really didn't want this item.  The latest person says they will pay, if I insist, but really hope that I will cancel the transaction.  What do most of youi do?  I know I am not obligated to cancel, but what is the best thing to do?

Payments question

Nov 23, 2014 7:37:41 PM PT

Buyer wants to cancel purchase

Item was Buy it Now at 99.99 or Best Offer.  Buyer initially offered 75.19. I counter offered $85.  Item then sold at Buy It Now at 99.99, I thought this was by a different person.  Thought nothing of it, packaged, shipped, end of story.  This was actually purchaced by the same person who had put in the offer.  I did not realize this until I went back and looked at my email history after getting a message stating that the buyers wife thought they would miss the opportunity to get it and just flat out bought it not knowing there was a counter offer of $85.  Now buyer would like a refund for the difference between what the Buy it Now price is and our counter offer.  Should I do this? Or consider it buyer's remorse and tell them sorry, SOL?  How would I go about giving a refund anyway?  Just through Paypal?  Am pretty new to ebay and selling, and not sure what to do in this case.  Please need HELP!!

Selling question

Nov 24, 2014 1:27:07 PM PT

Difference refund??

I purchased a sign with the buyitnow button. Everything seemed normal til I received the package which was delivered and fulfilled by Amazon and inside it said "a gift from T******* G**" (Stars inserted to protect anonymity. I looked up the store that the "gift" was bought from on amazon and lo and behold it was $2 less than what I bought the sign for. (My fault I dont care about the price $2 is not a big deal)

 

But basically I want to know is this a legitimate practice? (To fulfill a customer order by buying it from a different website and having it sent as a gift?)

Buying & Selling Basics question

I'm having problems with the 'sell an item' page. When I click on it, it says the page is not responding, and to try it from the eBay home page. Tried that too, and still says same thing. Is it just me, or is anyone else having this problem today? Thanks anyone/everyone.

Tools & Apps question

Is eBay down this morning (Nov. 24, 0914 EST)? I can't get my selling info and I can't revise an item, but I can get far enough in to see my listed items, but when I try to revise anything, I get re-directed to the system page, which tells me nothing is wrong.

Selling question

is anyone else having a problem trying to revise an item

 

Selling question