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Re: Italian buyers

Postby up the boro » 15 Jan 2017, 10:16

I sold a World Cup Edition to a guy in Italy, when he received it he got in touch and said there was one player broke a 154 I might add, he wanted £35 refund for this.....
It all seems very easy, this revolution game
But when you start to really play things won't be quite the same
Your intellectual theories on how it's going to be
Don't seem to take into account the true reality

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Re: Italian buyers

Postby lloydie1109 » 15 Jan 2017, 10:20

After a short ban I relented and allowed Italian bidders to bid again. We are now back to the same shenanigans. It coincides with the bad weather recently experienced in Europe. Three cases opened in the past 24 hours items not received. Currently I am having to refund overseas buyers between £50 - £100 a month this has to stop I am not a charity nor a mug. Yes I will say it I believe some overseas buyers are receiving their items and claiming non delivery. Therefore on all my listings I will post worldwide but buyer to contact me for costs. Therefore my regulars will get the same service but new buyers will have to pay tracked and signed even on items costing £1. To be honest I hope I never get an overseas buyer again.
Over the past few weeks, delivery times to both Italy and Greece have been very slow. Even with tracked and signed, I have found that items have been held at Milan for up to 21 days for some reason, this causes grief to sellers, it is awful service

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Re: Italian buyers

Postby barrychuckle » 15 Jan 2017, 11:31

I know by limiting overseas buyers it's going to take me hundreds of years to sell everything, which I'm in the process of doing now. However it does mean I will now be selling at Sheffield etc.

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Re: Italian buyers

Postby lloydie1109 » 15 Jan 2017, 14:36

I know by limiting overseas buyers it's going to take me hundreds of years to sell everything, which I'm in the process of doing now. However it does mean I will now be selling at Sheffield etc.
Have you tried the various selling pages on Facebook Mark,
look forward to seeing you at Sheffield, its in May

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Re: Italian buyers

Postby barrychuckle » 16 Jan 2017, 09:24

I don't do facebook but if anyone is ever in the Southampton area they are more than welcome to come round and take a look.

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Re: Italian buyers

Postby lloydie1109 » 16 Jan 2017, 12:37

I don't do facebook but if anyone is ever in the Southampton area they are more than welcome to come round and take a look.
If there is anything I help shift stuff for you on FB etc Mark let me know

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Re: Italian buyers

Postby barrychuckle » 16 Jan 2017, 15:54

Thanks for the offer, Paul. I might try a few bits on here first anybody need hundreds of moulded players? :lol:

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Re: Italian buyers

Postby barrychuckle » 16 Jan 2017, 16:01

An example of my problem injured player figures
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Re: Italian buyers

Postby lloydie1109 » 16 Jan 2017, 19:19

Have you any moulded with white, navy or black bases Mark

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Re: Italian buyers

Postby barrychuckle » 16 Jan 2017, 19:38

PM sent.

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Re: Italian buyers

Postby PeteJS » 17 Jan 2017, 17:45

For all overseas items now I only allow signed for postage, whether the item costs 1p or 100000p, along with the charge that brings.
It means that they do not bid on the cheap items, I mean who's going to pay 10+ quid for a 2 pound item? Also there is a tracking number and so no question as to where it is. Tough but fair.
Current spares: Brescia x2 light blue inner, white outer, PMs please if you can help.

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Re: Italian buyers

Postby spudski » 17 Jan 2017, 20:51

That's the first time I think I've seen a 'quality control card' by SSG. Nice bit of SSG ephemera to own. Can I ask how you came by so many figues and the card?

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Re: Italian buyers

Postby albertocollection » 18 Jan 2017, 09:14

Ehm... I am Italian and I always ask (and I have always asked) for signed post, as many of you know !
I know there could be a sort of "Bermuda triangle" accrossing the Channel !!! That's why I ask for the signed post !
What it is not acceptable (for me) is the price ebay ask for its shipping program. More or less it costs £ 4-5 more than a signed post.
But, according to my long experience receiving parcels from UK, if the seller makes good parcels and he is in good faith, no shipped parcel was lost, signed or normal postal service !

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Re: Italian buyers

Postby barrychuckle » 18 Jan 2017, 09:45

That's the first time I think I've seen a 'quality control card' by SSG. Nice bit of SSG ephemera to own. Can I ask how you came by so many figues and the card?
Jon Rosten supplied me with a large number of them and a local guy who does online auctions the rest. Not sure which of them supplied the quality control card. I purchased these cricket floodlighting batsmen from Jon.
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Re: Italian buyers

Postby spudski » 18 Jan 2017, 11:50

Ah that makes sense now mate...I remember Jon having a lot of individual figures like that.

Surprising what's still out there, and turns up in Auction houses and house clearances.


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