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Old 26-04-20, 01:08 PM
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Wasnít sure which thread to put this in. Anyone know how to best report misleading listings on eBay? Iíve had a look and there doesnít seem to be any option for misleading descriptions, Iíve sent a message to the seller.

They are asking £69 for a right facing broken Royal Tank Regiment collar Badge, another one not broken is on eBay at £12.50, see link
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Royal-Tan...bf4a%7Ciid%3A1
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Old 26-04-20, 01:21 PM
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Hi, This particular Ebay seller has been brought to our attention more than once, one to avoid! regards John
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Old 26-04-20, 01:31 PM
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eBay couldnít care less. He can say whatever he likes and charge whatever he likes. Just note his user name, never buy from him and forget about it.
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Old 26-04-20, 02:03 PM
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I too would never buy from that seller.
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Old 26-04-20, 03:21 PM
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Not exactly a bargain is it, still, never mind.

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Hi,

Wasnít sure which thread to put this in. Anyone know how to best report misleading listings on eBay? Iíve had a look and there doesnít seem to be any option for misleading descriptions, Iíve sent a message to the seller.

They are asking £69 for a right facing broken Royal Tank Regiment collar Badge, another one not broken is on eBay at £12.50, see link
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Royal-Tan...bf4a%7Ciid%3A1
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Old 26-04-20, 03:51 PM
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Ok cheers Iíll give a then a miss. Is there a list of sellers to avoid anywhere I can refer to please?

Such a shame thereís people so keen to take advantage and eBay donít care

Rob
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Old 26-04-20, 04:07 PM
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I too would not buy from him for the reason that he does not know what he's talking about and does not care. Recently he had a standard WW2 US Army officers cap badge with the cloud above the eagle listed as a rare 1st American Squadron Home Guard cap badge. I sent him a note with pictures to show that his listing was incorrect. Never heard back and never saw him change it.

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Old 26-04-20, 04:19 PM
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Easy to spot by the garish backcloth! - there's another (neighbouring) seller with the same backcloth.
They do have some good basic badges - but at ridiculous prices.
Otherwise they get misidentified or they are obvious fakes.
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Old 26-04-20, 04:51 PM
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Easy to spot by the garish backcloth! - there's another (neighbouring) seller with the same backcloth.
They do have some good basic badges - but at ridiculous prices.
Otherwise they get misidentified or they are obvious fakes.
The back cloth is usually bubble wrap or green and yellow wool twists and the prices are ludicrous even for common items.

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the prices are ludicrous even for common items.
They are asking £49.99 + postage for a British Legion Bandsman Musicians Badge , I picked up one from another seller for £6.00 (that included postage).
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Old 26-04-20, 05:10 PM
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As my previous post one to avoid , even for the odd genuine item he has I would never buy for him ,
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Old 26-04-20, 09:51 PM
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Here is a chap in Oz that say's everything he has belonged to an Aust soldier and is a Gallipoli related and only sends you photo copied docs from NA but see how his description is written Plus its the same stuff bino's , bugles, telescopes , he must have cornered the market in those items

https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/WW1-ANZA...kAAOSwNmhepBLU
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Here is a chap in Oz that say's everything he has belonged to an Aust soldier and is a Gallipoli related and only sends you photo copied docs from NA but see how his description is written Plus its the same stuff bino's , bugles, telescopes , he must have cornered the market in those items

https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/WW1-ANZA...kAAOSwNmhepBLU
At least that bugle doesn't have a badge on it! Plenty of dodgy sellers flogging those.

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Old 27-04-20, 11:37 AM
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Ok cheers I’ll give a then a miss. Is there a list of sellers to avoid anywhere I can refer to please?

Such a shame there’s people so keen to take advantage and eBay don’t care

Rob
Hi Rob, Badgeman2005 is another one to avoid there are others, any badge being sold from Bulgarian addresses avoid too. also watch for the worn by my Grandad, found in his attic/shed/suitcase/trunk/pocket etc. regards John

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Old 30-04-20, 07:31 PM
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Thank you for the advice, appreciate it
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