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Re: eBay and Other On-Line Dreamers - A Photo Lot Compendium

Posted: 06 Jun 2020 16:48
by erich
Most of this stuff will never sell, but someone got US $43.50 for those obviously fake Cyprus revenues a few posts up.

Re: eBay and Other On-Line Dreamers - A Photo Lot Compendium

Posted: 06 Jun 2020 23:43
by fchd
A Delcampe dreamer this time, seller ID is rayensnoun
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The description is fair enough - "Great Britain Queen Elizabeth II 2P 3P 9P", but the asking price? €4,900.00 for three stamps whose true worth is as near to zero as makes no difference.

https://www.delcampe.net/en_GB/collectables/stamps/great-bri ... 25489.html

Most of the seller's other items are almost as dreamworth. No wonder his/her feedback rating is "0 % positive feedbacks out of 0 sale (0 members). "

Re: eBay and Other On-Line Dreamers - A Photo Lot Compendium

Posted: 13 Jun 2020 11:14
by fromdownunder
Just a wee bit ambitious I think from gebhmic-0 (0 ). One page of common gunk, with the page having been lovingly ripped out of a cheap stock book and available for EUR10,000, or BIN350,000 if you can't wait. If you are willing to part with EUR350,000, you also won't mind the EUR100 extra for postage.

The description shows the full depth of his breathtaking store of knowledge: "Rare stamps". He must have researched for a full nano second to come up with such a erudite phrase.

Anyway, without further ado:
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https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Stamps/363020021758?hash=item548 ... ctupt=true

Norm

Re: eBay and Other On-Line Dreamers - A Photo Lot Compendium

Posted: 13 Jun 2020 11:33
by fromdownunder
I must get back to my Optometrist ASAP.

This stamp (well it was a stamp once) is described as "Red Benjamin Franklin 2c US Stamp with slogan US SAVINGS BONDS. Used Condition.."
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As Maxwell Smart would say "missed by that much"

Anyway, it's only opening for AU$5,000 more than it is worth, and zero feedback seller suzro_9907 (0 ) is not going to improve his bank account with this one.

https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Red-Benjamin-Franklin-2c-US-Stam ... ctupt=true

Norm

Re: eBay and Other On-Line Dreamers - A Photo Lot Compendium

Posted: 13 Jun 2020 18:35
by Browny
And for those of you that want to pay $23,000- for a fake stamp, please bid very quickly on this item!

West Australian 4p Inverted Frame fake....
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Item number 283902063145

https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Western-Australia-Four-Pence-Ups ... 3902063145

The seller 059121mit even says in the heading...'Western Australia Four Pence Upside Down Swan. Stamp All Stamps Are Fake'.
Then goes on to say in the description....'I don’t know if this is real or fake I’m hoping it’s real and someone out there will know thank you everyone 🦢🦢🦢🦢 ok Western Australia Four Pence Upside Down Swan. Stamp All Stamps Are Fake."

Welcome to the name and shame column for ebay dreamers 059121mit! If it was real, there's no way you'd be selling a half million dollar stamp for Au$23,000 thru ebay!!

Cheers.
Browny

Re: eBay and Other On-Line Dreamers - A Photo Lot Compendium

Posted: 14 Jun 2020 00:08
by Derbyboi2
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This lot has actually attracted 3 bids. The 'rarity' of some of the non-existent overprints (Samoan GRI on New Guinea) is astounding. I did message this ebay seller before he re-listed to tell him they were garbage but to no effect......

Re: eBay and Other On-Line Dreamers - A Photo Lot Compendium

Posted: 14 Jun 2020 00:29
by Derbyboi2
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Another 'dog' - fake Madame Joseph Base Office cancel on v poor £1 NWPI. All for over US$250. Again told the vendor but to no avail - relisted again. Probably worth A$20 on a really good day as an example of the Base Office forged cancel.

Robert

Re: eBay and Other On-Line Dreamers - A Photo Lot Compendium

Posted: 17 Jun 2020 20:46
by fromdownunder
Now this is a truly novel approach:
Timbre CTO non oblitéré rare 1984. Il est très rare de trouver un timbre CTO non oblitéré. Ce timbre n’est pas faux ,il est authentique. Bon achat
Google translate - Uncancelled rare CTO stamp 1984. It is very rare to find an uncancelled CTO stamp. This stamp is not fake, it is authentic. Great deal
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dibe_551 is asking EUR 650.00 for this. A normal person would call it "a mint stamp" (and it appears somewhat discoloured on the Bike as well. Note IT IS NOT MISSING YELLOW).

https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Timbre-CTO-non-oblitere-rare-198 ... SwCTZezkol

ETA: And now that I look at it close up, it clearly does have a cancellation in the NE corner.

Norm

Re: eBay and Other On-Line Dreamers - A Photo Lot Compendium

Posted: 18 Jun 2020 11:50
by erich
Yes, it has a faint CTO-style postmark. The description is like when people say a stamp is "Used, never hinged."

Re: eBay and Other On-Line Dreamers - A Photo Lot Compendium

Posted: 18 Jun 2020 13:55
by fromdownunder
"1 Cent Green Franklin Stamp Extremely Rare 1847"

$AU10,000.00...

So says a brand new Western Australian eBayer micsm-1971 (0 ) who must have left both of his brain cells at work and is at home during the lock down. After all, being 75 years wrong on the issue date, and $10,000 wrong on the asking price takes a real special person and somebody with more brains than a wilted flower.
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https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/1-Cent-Green-Franklin-Stamp-Extr ... Sw5RRe6Mxr

Norm

Re: eBay and Other On-Line Dreamers - A Photo Lot Compendium

Posted: 19 Jun 2020 00:04
by Goodwin
fromdownunder wrote:
18 Jun 2020 13:55
"1 Cent Green Franklin Stamp Extremely Rare 1847"

$AU10,000.00...
Rare sideways printed? :roll:

Re: eBay and Other On-Line Dreamers - A Photo Lot Compendium

Posted: 24 Jun 2020 12:44
by fromdownunder
I like this lot.

A single page showing nothing in particular and lots of further close ups of said same for EUR 2,950.00 from melanii_89(0):
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Must be more to it than that.
Préoblitéré n° 69. 30c vert Paix. Je vend le lots tout les timbre de cette pages. Me contactez avant de l'acheter. Cordialement. Service de livraison : Lettre prioritaire
Google translate:

"Pre-canceled n ° 69. 30c Green Peace. I sell the batch all the stamp of this pages. Contact me before buying it. Cordially. Delivery service: Priority letter"

Ah! A rare pre-cancel. Let's look.
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It's even rarer. A torn pre-cancel missing pre-cancel. Google search probably has a lot to answer for.

https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Preoblitere-n-69-30c-vert-Paix/1 ... SwXede6J4v

Norm

Re: eBay and Other On-Line Dreamers - A Photo Lot Compendium

Posted: 25 Jun 2020 03:37
by The Pom
This, from ebayer hendeshirl, is apparently "Fine MLH" and in "Great condition".

Their other listings are similarly delusional.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Australia-1937-49-perf-15x14-3d-b ... 3441485827


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Re: eBay and Other On-Line Dreamers - A Photo Lot Compendium

Posted: 02 Jul 2020 23:12
by The Pom
Correct identification, but incorrect pricing, from seller kennymayken.

A mere £100 to you.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Australia-KGV-One-Penny-Red-Rare-Watermark-/143639805885
This stamp has a Crown and A watermark but has very rare watermark margin lines. These identify this stamp as a bottom left corner stamp on pre printed watermark sheet.
These watermark sheets were printed 480 per sheet but were cut in half to print amongst others the KGV issue therefore printing 240 stamps in two sections using two printing plates.
A few of these pre watermarked sheets were wrongly aligned when printing the stamps to cause this error when perforating.
Marginal line wmk
Marginal line wmk
Marginal line wmk
Marginal line wmk

Re: eBay and Other On-Line Dreamers - A Photo Lot Compendium

Posted: 13 Jul 2020 14:41
by fromdownunder
I don't know what seller memik66 (0 ) is smoking, but whatever it is, I want some:

EUR 5,000, postage EUR 65.60

"RARE STAMP 6 CENT AIR MAIL 1941-44.UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. USED"
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Why do I think that he will stay on zero feedback?

https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/RARE-STAMP-6-CENT-AIR-MAIL-1941- ... Sw3hBe1Ong

Norm

Re: eBay and Other On-Line Dreamers - A Photo Lot Compendium

Posted: 13 Jul 2020 18:57
by deltic1575
Rare Belgium Stamp 1900s Rare Inverted Cancelation - two rares and a typo in the description.

Is rare the most over used term on Ebay when it comes to stamps
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Re: eBay and Other On-Line Dreamers - A Photo Lot Compendium

Posted: 15 Jul 2020 13:31
by fromdownunder
Some people seem so stupid that their inability to know what they are saying defies logic, and thus by thinking they have "found something" by using google search, can come up with absolutely bizarre descriptions.. zpfrat , join the "I don't have a clue what I am saying" club..
Stamp Australia 1&1/2d Green Queen Mother Definitive Plain FDC Kooninba, RARE.
AUD300

https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Stamp-Australia-1-1-2d-Green-Que ... ctupt=true

Exactly what did he/she get wrong?
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Oh..... just about everything!

Norm

Re: eBay and Other On-Line Dreamers - A Photo Lot Compendium

Posted: 15 Jul 2020 19:36
by Somerset
deltic1575 wrote:
13 Jul 2020 18:57
Rare Belgium Stamp 1900s Rare Inverted Cancelation - two rares and a typo in the description.

Is rare the most over used term on Ebay when it comes to stampsImage
Rare inverted cancel - made my day so thanks for posting

Re: eBay and Other On-Line Dreamers - A Photo Lot Compendium

Posted: 15 Jul 2020 23:04
by The Pom
fromdownunder wrote:
15 Jul 2020 13:31
Some people seem so stupid that their inability to know what they are saying defies logic, and thus by thinking they have "found something" by using google search, can come up with absolutely bizarre descriptions.. zpfrat , join the "I don't have a clue what I am saying" club..
Stamp Australia 1&1/2d Green Queen Mother Definitive Plain FDC Kooninba, RARE.
AUD300

https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Stamp-Australia-1-1-2d-Green-Que ... ctupt=true

Exactly what did he/she get wrong?

Image

Oh..... just about everything!

Norm
Einstein obviously spotted this item & decided theirs was absolutely identical.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Stamp-Australia-1-1-2d-green-quee ... 1467151732


QM FDC
QM FDC

It's a good job breathing in & out is automatic or some of these morons would be dead.

Re: eBay and Other On-Line Dreamers - A Photo Lot Compendium

Posted: 15 Jul 2020 23:52
by The Pom
The Pom wrote:
02 Jul 2020 23:12
Correct identification, but incorrect pricing, from seller kennymayken.

A mere £100 to you.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Australia-KGV-One-Penny-Red-Rare-Watermark-/143639805885
This stamp has a Crown and A watermark but has very rare watermark margin lines. These identify this stamp as a bottom left corner stamp on pre printed watermark sheet.
These watermark sheets were printed 480 per sheet but were cut in half to print amongst others the KGV issue therefore printing 240 stamps in two sections using two printing plates.
A few of these pre watermarked sheets were wrongly aligned when printing the stamps to cause this error when perforating.

Image

Image
We seem to have another case of someone seeing something highly priced & thinking they've got the same. This rarely works, especially when the item you're taking inspiration from is already a dreamer item.

In this case, seller bexhappyhair seems to have taken their inspiration from the 1d Red I highlighted earlier on this page and has turned up the fail a couple of notches.


https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Australia-KGV-One-Penny-Red-Rare- ... 3652319720


Not rare. Not a 1d Red.
Not rare. Not a 1d Red.

Re: eBay and Other On-Line Dreamers - A Photo Lot Compendium

Posted: 18 Jul 2020 10:53
by fromdownunder
"It's got Hitler on it - it must be rare" has been replaced by "It's got Washington on it - it must be rare",and there are dozens of eBayers seeing this sort of junk and adding to the list.Here is one example which I chose because of the absolutely gorgeous condition of that part of the stamp that still exists:
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Seller (he wishes!): corrle8
Price: USA$1,200

https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Used-2-Cent-US-Postage-Stamp-Geo ... ctupt=true

And the same seller corrle8 ,and yours for only US $1,275.00 shows a breathtaking knowledge of stamps for the following effort:

Us Stamp Carmine 2 Cents Rare 1739 - 1799
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For some reason I don't think he has the date quite right.

https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Us-Stamp-Carmine-2-Cents-Rare-17 ... SwJZVe7KkY

Norm

Re: eBay and Other On-Line Dreamers - A Photo Lot Compendium

Posted: 28 Jul 2020 01:27
by deltic1575
Another classic

If they are unchecked how do you know they are rare?
If they are rare why sell at only 0.005p per stamp?
Why does 1000 times 0.005p come to £50?
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Re: eBay and Other On-Line Dreamers - A Photo Lot Compendium

Posted: 31 Jul 2020 17:40
by fromdownunder
toycollectorsguild is another ignorant eBayer who, among other faults, can google, but cannot see and knows less about stamps than a blind earwig. Here is a prime example, for which he wants US $160.00. It is of course worth nothing.

The description is "nystamps Japan Stamp # C2 Mint OG $425"

This is his stamp:
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Now, nystamps is a New York dealer, Japan Scott C2 (illustrated below) is an airmail stamp (hey, toycollectorsguild, your plane is missing! Did it fly off the stamp?), Mint Original Gum (not used like this dill's stamp). At least he got Japan right.
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https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/nystamps-Japan-Stamp-C2-Mint-OG- ... SwdeNez0uL

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Example 2:
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Description: "France 1885 stamp Reunion Levant Beautiful! Hard To Find Blue 15" for US $320.00, Here is a real one:
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toycollectorsguild those things just above the bridge on your nose to the left and right might help you distinguish the difference between your 5 cent crud and the Reunion stamp. Note the name in red.

https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/France-1885-stamp-Reunion-Levant ... ctupt=true

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Here is his entire listing:

https://www.ebay.com.au/sch/Stamps/260/m.html?item=254669972 ... ild&_sac=1

Common Chinese material always found in the average kiddies collection he routinely describes as "rare" are descriptions copied from "sell one like this" and he tries to sell completely different stamps. Google is not his friend.

Collections listed as "high catalogue value", when they are nothing of the sort, and I doubt that he even knows what a Catalogue is or where to find one) and used stamps described as Mint, his ability to ooze stupidity out of every pore knows no bounds.

Dreamer of the year so far, almost a perfect storm of Dumb and Dumber, and he is going to be hard to beat. toycollectorsguild, come on down.

Norm

Re: eBay and Other On-Line Dreamers - A Photo Lot Compendium

Posted: 01 Aug 2020 23:52
by Global Administrator
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An eBay genius seller roystonstamps with 9250 feeedbacks will sell you this 5/- gem for just over $A100 posted.

He does mention it is creased and thinned. Those are the faults you CANNOT see!

The horrid centring, rust spotting, and missing chunks are all totally FREE!

.

A GEM on ebay for a mere $100 - just for you.
A GEM on ebay for a mere $100 - just for you.

Re: eBay and Other On-Line Dreamers - A Photo Lot Compendium

Posted: 02 Aug 2020 11:24
by JohnC
This from HipStamp today - not worth 1c never mind $10.00:

Re: eBay and Other On-Line Dreamers - A Photo Lot Compendium

Posted: 03 Aug 2020 12:39
by JohnE
This is my favourite thread....

Re: eBay and Other On-Line Dreamers - A Photo Lot Compendium

Posted: 05 Aug 2020 14:38
by fromdownunder
“Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” - Attributed to Einstein.

Obviously this is something of which krisjenlexethan is unaware, as week after week he lists the same junk at the same price obviously waiting for somebody more stupid than he is to bite. A clue might be the prices shown on the approval book, ranging from 2 cents to a whopping 25 cents, because these are what the stamps are still worth.

In simple language, US$800.00 plus US $32.27 postage plus US $158.55 import charges is about US$990.82 more than they are actually worth. Just a sample of the crud on offer:
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https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Tru-Value-Stamp-Service-Approval ... ctupt=true

Norm

Re: eBay and Other On-Line Dreamers - A Photo Lot Compendium

Posted: 06 Aug 2020 18:06
by westham60
I felt this bargain from Trade Me NZ fitted this topic rather nicely. Anyone got $2000 burning a hole in their pocket for "Stamps from Germany 2nd World War"? Apparently these are only some of the lot, but the only ones he has troubled to photograph, so they must be the best ones, right. By my count there is one that is WW2 Germany. He is offering free postage which is certainly generous.

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https://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing.aspx?id=2727886040

Re: eBay and Other On-Line Dreamers - A Photo Lot Compendium

Posted: 07 Aug 2020 13:45
by fromdownunder
The hits just keep on coming.

1717-sunset-boulevard who has graced this thread before seems to have moved into some sort of performance are mode with this "so silly it's not even wrong" offering.

The recipe was take a very common 5 krajczar Hungary stamp, and then make up something mind boggling about it which shows that reality and 1717-sunset-boulevard's brain are separated by the Pacific Ocean, give it a description which a five year old could see is wrong (in caps of course), and price it at US $650.00.
THIS RARE STAMP IS FROM HUNGARY AND IS A RARITY WITH OFF CENTER 50 THE STAMP IS VERY FINE MAGYAR KIR POSTA , PLEASE E-MAIL QUESTIONS


The result?
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Yep, the "5" is not an overprint and the "0" is part of the date stamp.

https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/VERY-RARE-19TH-CENTURY-HUNGARY-S ... ctupt=true

His other stamps are also badly overpriced, but this is on its own planet.

Norm

Re: eBay and Other On-Line Dreamers - A Photo Lot Compendium

Posted: 07 Aug 2020 16:11
by RLMS
A real bargain for someone.
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Trade me 2.jpg
A close up showing the genuine purple watermark!
Even better it is not rare, it is a rear stamp!

RLMS

Re: eBay and Other On-Line Dreamers - A Photo Lot Compendium

Posted: 10 Aug 2020 19:07
by fromdownunder
Leaving aside that this really is a pretty common stamp and not worth anything remotely close to the AU$550 asking price even in good condition, seller allisotoole0 has a pretty stunning description where half the stamp is missing, two of the other corners are damaged beyond redemption, it is badly off centre, and what is left of it is also creased as a bonus:
USA Rare 1 Cent Green Used 1902 Benjamin Franklin.

Right hand bottom corner some Perforations missing
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https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Rare-USA-1-Cent-Green-Postage-st ... ctupt=true

Norm

Re: eBay and Other On-Line Dreamers - A Photo Lot Compendium

Posted: 10 Aug 2020 20:34
by jujuboy
fromdownunder wrote:
10 Aug 2020 19:07
Leaving aside that this really is a pretty common stamp and not worth anything remotely close to the AU$550 asking price even in good condition, seller allisotoole0 has a pretty stunning description where half the stamp is missing, two of the other corners are damaged beyond redemption, it is badly off centre, and what is left of it is also creased as a bonus:
USA Rare 1 Cent Green Used 1902 Benjamin Franklin.

Right hand bottom corner some Perforations missing
Image

https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Rare-USA-1-Cent-Green-Postage-st ... ctupt=true

Norm
Where do these people come from?? Can't lie though, this is one of my favourite threads on stampboards!

Re: eBay and Other On-Line Dreamers - A Photo Lot Compendium

Posted: 14 Aug 2020 11:36
by The Pom
fromdownunder wrote:
20 Apr 2020 12:40
But Chris... They are from Austria and ooollllddd, they must be rare, for example:

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GBP 984.00

One of my favourites film-shelf-dvd has made a comeback which does not disappoint, nor does his description which in full says "Austria Stamp".

https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Austria-Stamp/164165624200?hash= ... Swavpemyfr

Norm
The mental health of this person genuinely has to be open to question, and I don't say that lightly or in jest.

The have, according to their feedback, sold 14 stamps in the last 12 months, despite having hundreds & hundreds of stamps listed at any one time - yet they carry on.

They currently have 2,120 stamp lots for sale. At 14 sales/year, that's over 150 years to shift their current listings.

When someone doesn't twig that they're wasting their time when it's that obvious, you start to wonder. It may well be someone with time on their hands, well aware of the situation, who is quite happy doing what they're doing. If so, good luck to you and I support you fully.

Re: eBay and Other On-Line Dreamers - A Photo Lot Compendium

Posted: 15 Aug 2020 02:38
by Catweazle
I'm not sure whether to laugh or cry at these... I think this cat might be up to something. Marketing dreamer genius!

UNITED NATIONS STAMP FOLDER (gift from Assistant-General signed) with no further description about the item, other than an explanation of shipping, returns and 'satisfaction guaranteed'. Auction starting at USD$15 (bargain!) – https://tinyurl.com/y3d3284f

Or you can place a bid for USD$10 on the Bugs Bunny USPS stamp postcards, stamped first day of issue – https://tinyurl.com/y5x6a2wp

Re: eBay and Other On-Line Dreamers - A Photo Lot Compendium

Posted: 17 Aug 2020 15:35
by fromdownunder
Started my regular skim of eBay items,and by golly, I got the trifecta right off the bat with super seller smit_ctqqk (1 feedback for a purchase five years ago)

Bid at GBP 1,000.00 or BIN at GBP 1,500.00, and described as "The stamps have been used, but they are in good condition." These would take pride of place in anybody's Budgie cage. But the claim is true if you describe good condition as thinned, creased, toned, private perfin, missing corners or heavily postmarked (and sometimes all 6). And worth a dollar or so in good condition. These stamps were apparently handed down to him by a grandparent, who in reality must have secretly despised him.
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https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/King-George-V-Silver-Jubilee-Sta ... SwMrxfOVSi

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Again, smit_ctqqk (1 feedback) has put GBP 1,000.00 or BIN at GBP 1,500.00 on common junk. OK, this one is a mistake by people who are totally blind to everything except $ signs. "Ireland 2 Coil Stamp 1935", except that they are not. They are the common sheet stamp and worth, let me think.....nothing.
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https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Ireland-2-Coil-Stamp-1935/333689 ... SwqqdfOUtX

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And finally, again for GBP 1,000.00 or BIN at GBP 1,500.00. I thought eBayers were over the idea that "German Inflation Stamp = ""good/rare/valuable"" Some are, but this one not so much. Market value about 5 cents.
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https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/1923-Weimar-Republic-German-Reic ... ctupt=true

Sometimes I do wonder how many of our set of dreamers sit back and work out what they are going to do with all that money they think they are going to get.


But it never keeps me awake at nights.

Norm

Re: eBay and Other On-Line Dreamers - A Photo Lot Compendium

Posted: 17 Aug 2020 20:28
by Somerset
Catweazle wrote:
15 Aug 2020 02:38
I'm not sure whether to laugh or cry at these... I think this cat might be up to something. Marketing dreamer genius!

UNITED NATIONS STAMP FOLDER (gift from Assistant-General signed) with no further description about the item, other than an explanation of shipping, returns and 'satisfaction guaranteed'. Auction starting at USD$15 (bargain!) – https://tinyurl.com/y3d3284f

Or you can place a bid for USD$10 on the Bugs Bunny USPS stamp postcards, stamped first day of issue – https://tinyurl.com/y5x6a2wp
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Perhaps this is the assistant general secretary in question - s/he looks brighter than most bureaucrats

Re: eBay and Other On-Line Dreamers - A Photo Lot Compendium

Posted: 20 Aug 2020 22:17
by The Pom
Good to see that ebayer corni.care is obeying the rule that anything with the word vintage in the description must be utterly worthless rubbish.

The rest of their offerings are equally poor, including the wildly overpriced 1920's US Presidents that are now apparently obligatory in dreamer land.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Australia-Vintage-Stamp-Set-Queen ... 3195551753


Worthless junk from corni.care
Worthless junk from corni.care

Re: eBay and Other On-Line Dreamers - A Photo Lot Compendium

Posted: 20 Aug 2020 22:35
by fromdownunder
Not sure I would call it a set either (which is also quite normal for a group of random stamps cobbled together by somebody who does not know anything about stamps.

As the start of the Anglican Matins Church Service almost says, "when two or three are gathered together in Thy name, they shall be called a set"

Norm

Re: eBay and Other On-Line Dreamers - A Photo Lot Compendium

Posted: 22 Aug 2020 00:23
by The Pom
ebayer southcartbooksandcomics is certainly asking a comical price for these.....


https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Set-Of-1930s-Australia-Animal-Sta ... 4402285217


Comics.jpg

Their other listings are just as bad, but this one is by far the worst:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Set-Of-Rare-King-George-VI-1948-O ... 384087811
olf.jpg

And the reverse of these beauties:

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Re: eBay and Other On-Line Dreamers - A Photo Lot Compendium

Posted: 23 Aug 2020 14:17
by fromdownunder
I know that there are some members here who never throw away a stamp. Even for those odd few, this monstrosity would have to be an exception:
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https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/1932-3-Cent-Postage-Stamp-10th-O ... SwDHxfFMrq

And I don't think that this is the sort of stamp where "a good soak would do wonders". It would disintegrate what is left of the stamp. And yet...

US $200.00 from wenros-6453 who at the moment has 14 lots up worth a total of maybe $AU1.00, but in the personal reality he has replaced the real world with, are priced in total at about $US 7,000.

https://www.ebay.com.au/sch/wenros-6453/m.html?item=16434938 ... 7675.l2562

Norm

Re: eBay and Other On-Line Dreamers - A Photo Lot Compendium

Posted: 29 Aug 2020 07:21
by The Pom
fromdownunder wrote:
20 Aug 2020 22:35
Not sure I would call it a set either (which is also quite normal for a group of random stamps cobbled together by somebody who does not know anything about stamps.

As the start of the Anglican Matins Church Service almost says, "when two or three are gathered together in Thy name, they shall be called a set"

Norm
While we're on the subject........melanigoddar6 appears to be an adherent of the same religion. These stamps also look like they've adhered to something. Possibly a tank track.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Rare-Australian-Postage-Stamps-Se ... 4350218657


Worthless junk
Worthless junk

Re: eBay and Other On-Line Dreamers - A Photo Lot Compendium

Posted: 30 Aug 2020 14:43
by Global Administrator
The Pom wrote:
22 Aug 2020 00:23


https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Set-Of-Rare-King-George-VI-1948-O ... 384087811

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And the reverse of these beauties:


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By ebay standards these are Mint Light Hinged surely?

Or maybe the 1250 quid covers those rare vintage STAMP HINGES?
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Re: eBay and Other On-Line Dreamers - A Photo Lot Compendium

Posted: 06 Sep 2020 11:54
by DarrenK
Saw this bargain this morning and maybe if a few of us pool our money we just may be able to avoid, sorry afford, this absolute bargain.

https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/old-stamps-14-100-000-dollars-ca ... ?_trkparms
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14 Old Stamps in plastic bag. Wow, they are really old and so easy to see what you are getting!

Re: eBay and Other On-Line Dreamers - A Photo Lot Compendium

Posted: 06 Sep 2020 17:54
by MJ's pet
WA Inverted Swan now available in whole sheets! :lol:

US$55 + post (more than 10 available)
Location: Ukraine !
Ebay item number: 254391645511
Link: https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Western-Australia-1855-Inverted- ... SwEFhdrcl3
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Re: eBay and Other On-Line Dreamers - A Photo Lot Compendium

Posted: 06 Sep 2020 18:08
by rsellens
MJ's pet wrote:
06 Sep 2020 17:54
WA Inverted Swan now available in whole sheets! :lol:

US$55 + post (more than 10 available)
Location: Ukraine !
Ebay item number: 254391645511
Link: https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Western-Australia-1855-Inverted- ... SwEFhdrcl3
It does say REPLICA.REPRODUCTION.

Re: eBay and Other On-Line Dreamers - A Photo Lot Compendium

Posted: 06 Sep 2020 18:24
by MJ's pet
rsellens - Thanks for pointing out the bleeding obvious :lol:

Re: eBay and Other On-Line Dreamers - A Photo Lot Compendium

Posted: 06 Sep 2020 20:42
by Stamp collector
DarrenK wrote:
06 Sep 2020 11:54

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14 Old Stamps in plastic bag.
:shock: :o :shock:

Lyrebird Stamp

Posted: 19 Sep 2020 12:28
by Elthamboy
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This 1932-1935 Australian Lyrebird is for sale on eBay for $84.00. Clearly states used in the description and as far as I can see the cat. value is around $4.50. Mint in good condition might get that sort of money or am I missing something here? (and don't say a brain, I'm just old)
Elthamboy

Re: Lyrebird Stamp

Posted: 19 Sep 2020 13:12
by Micky
Either it's someone who has no idea or a dodgy seller trying his luck on someone else who knows nothing.

There is a thread on SB for Feebay dreamers.

Micky

Re: Lyrebird Stamp

Posted: 19 Sep 2020 14:51
by MJ's pet
Elthamboy - the key words in your post are "is for sale on eBay for $84.00". You can also buy a piece of toast that looks like Jesus as well. :lol:

Agree with Micky - this is classic ebay dreamer stuff.