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  1. Michael-Roo

    Ebay's Worst Offerings

    Yes, I see they have three of them. What luck! https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/PENNY-1877-EXTREMELY-RARE/283541690785?hash=item420466d9a1:g:tdIAAOSw7l1dAk6m https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/PENNY-1877-CLOSE-DATE-VERY-RARE/283534832407?hash=item4203fe3317:g:etQAAOSwLW9c9rlq https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/PENNY-1877-CLOSE-DATE-VERY-RARE/283538984078?hash=item42043d8c8e:g:hGIAAOSwThddDWfr And from the same seller; don't miss out on this opportunity to grab yourself an uncirculated, lustrous, 1875 H…. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1875-PENNY-LUSTROUS-UNC-HEATON-MINT-SCARCE/283536659002?hash=item42041a123a:g:P1sAAOSwsU5dE~yv
  2. Michael-Roo

    Ebay's Worst Offerings

    Thought it'd be fun to remind everyone on here of this message several of us received last week from the person who listed the ordinary 1909 as an F169 and wanted a thousand squid for it: New message from: lifeasas-64 (54) iv had everything evaluated and been advised in detail on the value and specs of each item , Here are the current listings. Advised then by a raving lunatic, obviously….. https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/lifeasas-64/m.html?_nkw=&_armrs=1&_ipg=&_from=
  3. Michael-Roo

    Ebay's Worst Offerings

    Hurrah. It has been taken down.
  4. Michael-Roo

    Ebay's Worst Offerings

    I thought it wouldn't hurt to throw my weight behind Mike's chat with customer services.
  5. Michael-Roo

    Ebay's Worst Offerings

    Maybe they ask the seller to remove it first? Pete may know more. That fake marlybob1 gothic crown is listed as having been sold at least four times since April 9th, so there must be a reason she has to keep returning with it. You'll note too it having acquired the toning sometime between then and her next listing in May. https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/Coins/58520/i.html?_from=R40&LH_Complete=1&_nkw=1847+gothic+crown&rt=nc
  6. Michael-Roo

    Ebay's Worst Offerings

    Good work all!
  7. Michael-Roo

    Ebay's Worst Offerings

    Well, you know what you all and your 'site' (why the inverted commas?) can do, don't you. I was hoping for 'so called experts' but alas... I have this exchange from yesterday too Jerry. Couldn't be bothered to continue with it any further. New message from: lifeasas-64 (54) They are my genuine pictures I used one “auction Photo “ for comparison and iv had majority of these looked at and valued anyway so I know what they are worth , it’s a slaggging off site and iv screen shotted the comments they made and I will be reporting anyway Reply Your previous message All I wanted to do was let you know your identification of the 1909 penny as F169 2+E is incorrect, and I sent you the photo of a true one as an example. Your coin is the common type and only worth a pound or so. The other coins you have listed likewise have very little commercial value. You told me you have 460 rare coins, why not offer some of those for sale on Ebay instead? Collectors will always pay good prices for items of value. Predecimal members use that page to circulate information about people attempting to pass off fakes as genuine coins, and when the fakes are identified they are reported to Ebay. Members also use the page to swap information on listings which are incorrect and/or come with silly asking prices. No one is suggesting your penny is fake, but it is common, you have misidentified it as a rarity, and have used a London Coins Auctions photo of someone else's genuine rare penny in your listing. 'Rang' means worn, worthless, only fit for the bin. lifeasas-64: iv taken pictures of those nasty comments and names and users and will be reporting them to eBay and the site itself of which iv just registered with , as im going by what my evaluation has told me , their not fake , or RANG whatever that means, how dare you all be so bitchy , I thought that behaviour was for children in the playground Your previous message Not intended to be negative or anything of the sort, I'm simply pointing out it isn't the die paring you've described it as. If it were F169 the '1' in the date would be directly above a tooth, and it isn't. Yes, I'm sure you have lots of rare coins. I've just seen the LOVELY 1898 penny you've added. Please see the latest posts at predecimal.com forum > 'ebay's worst offerings' for what people are saying about your listings. lifeasas-64: as much as I appreciate your negative comments, I have a collection of over 460 rare coins , all evaluated and I can confirm all evaluations, and conditions of the coins , many thanks Your previous message Hi L. Not even close. This is what it should be. Kind regards.
  8. Michael-Roo

    Ebay's Worst Offerings

    Quite right Pete. How about this from him instead then? https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1898-Queen-Victoria-One-Penny-Coin-Bronze-United-Kingdom/401797984999?hash=item5d8d06b2e7:g:I94AAOSwQWldFVCN
  9. Michael-Roo

    Stuff to Make Us Laugh

    You're quite right Chris, even the police being called because neighbours hear a woman screaming; 'Get off me!!' doesn't seem to bother them. If it were a man living on your road you'd avoid him. And the sheaves of unpaid parking tickets? Laws are for the oiks. BTW: no idea how that clip came to be loaded twice and with so much white space between them. Could someone in admin fix this please?
  10. Michael-Roo

    Stuff to Make Us Laugh

    Not sure if 'laugh' is right, but hey-ho, tug your forelock and know your place.
  11. Here it is. Interviewing a Rose farthing? That must've been some powerful stuff they were puffing on at the FS offices back in the 1980s…...
  12. As I've said before on here I don't often buy coins these days but will, once in a blue moon, spend an idle hour or so grubbing about on Ebay. It would seem there are still occasional bargains to be had as I've just bought this. BIN £1.50, and with free postage.
  13. His ad would appear every month and I don't recall him ever describing anything he offered for sale as less than 'Choice BU'. As Peter says; 'nail on head' Colin.
  14. A gent, and always a pleasure to do business with.
  15. Michael-Roo


    Sometimes I look into our Roo's eyes and think, yes, humans, we're f**kin' useless, aren't we. 60 million of us, and Piccaninny Watermelon Smiles Letterbox is the best we can come up with? Really? To hell in a handcart, and it's no less than we deserve.