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Anyone had any problems buying stamps off Mark Bloxham in UK?

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I post this statement with a question mark and welcome any similar experiences..

I just bought a lot on eBay, there was a high value catalogue flaw in a group of stamps,
Just had an email from Bloxham saying :

"The 1 1/2d is missing.
I can send the balance and a £10 refund if you wish"


.. which just happens to be the stamp with the variety?

I bought the stamp hours after it was listed, they say it was relisted but there are couple of other collectors lookout for these flaws and listings with them typically don't last for a re listing.

My gut feeling is they checked/noticed the flaw when packaging and tried to pull it with some bumbo-jumbo excuse.

If listing ebay items you would typically check the scan etc before uploading?.. so if listed a few hours earlier than i purchased the stamp has gone missing in the last 24 hours?.
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Hmm it would be a big coincidence... have you a picture of the lot? I have had similar things happen with other sellers (including one last week) particularly when the purchase price was very low. On the other hand occasionally genuine errors do occur...

I believe Mark Bloxham is a pretty big dealer in GB stamps

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With 41,000+ Feedback And 100% Positive
I've always had trust in bloxhamstamps

I'm always buying from them and made my last purchase last night.
never had any problems, but hey thats just me.

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ebay, that is a huge amount of positive feedback! So clearly this poor experience is very unusual....

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Welcome to Stampboards revorgneil

In my personal experience over many many years, the answer to you question is "Absolutely Not".

With my mod hat on...

In your welcome email you were asked to make your first post in the

Hello All NEW Members - please briefly introduce yourself! thread.

Please make your next post in the Intro thread so we know what you collect, and can properly welcome you.

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I too have purchased lots of material from Mark Bloxham over the years and have always found them very trustworthy with generally excellent material. Normally an absolute pleasure to deal with. In fact, its where my avatar came from!

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I am still waiting for an image.

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So lets see - a new member no-one has ever heard of, who offers no name even and who cannot be bothered to add their obligatorily Roll Call post, (despite being reminded), can't be bothered to add an image of the alleged purchase, or an ebay lot number, and can't be bothered to start the thread in the correct Forum, blurts out -

Dodgy Dealers Mark Bloxham?

They have 41,000 positive feedbacks, and are members of reputed dealer trade bodies like the PTS, and you have zero here.

You might be a low life competitor bad mouthing them - who knows?

If they were in the right frame of mind they'd sue you for defamation I am sure - and I'd be very pleased to supply them with your contact details, I might add.

Anyone can work out his full name anyway - the first name is spelt backwards - first!

I've changed the heading to be less litigious, that it was a shame other Mods did not do already, moved it to the correct Forum, and when you introduce yourself, and add some substance to your vague claim here, it can be looked at further.

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I've bought from Mark Bloxham several times and haven't had any problems. They hold a lot of nice stock and what I have bought has been exactly what was expected.
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I am glad that the original offensive post has been cleaned up. Well done to all concerned.

But do the Stampboards controls go far enough.

We all want free speech and the opportunity to express views, but for those with no previous history to be able to start a new post without oversight looks odd. Maybe if you have less than 100 posts, your ability to start a thread should be blocked until cleared by a moderator.

In these matters, my sympathy lies with the Mark Bloxhams not the anonymous muppets who want to offend them.

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Our "new" member was a new member 8 years ago. :shock:
What a first post. :(

PS - Is the decent dealer Bloxham or Boxham? I thought there is an "l".
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Allanswood wrote:
18 Jun 2020 17:54
Our "new" member was a new member 8 years ago. :shock:
What a first post. :(

PS - Is the decent dealer Bloxham or Boxham? I thought there is an "l".

Had not noticed the join date - well spotted.

Well a competitor or suchlike I'd guess is making the post. Bloxham gains credibility, when these sort of un-named trolls make groundless and unsubstantiated accusations.

My spelling error when rewriting up the initial Troll like post. I'll select an avatar for him carefully now. :lol: :lol: :lol:

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towradji wrote:
18 Jun 2020 17:46

But do the Stampboards controls go far enough.

We all want free speech and the opportunity to express views, but for those with no previous history to be able to start a new post without oversight looks odd.

Well after over 6.5 million posts, and 21,500 members over 15 years we clearly keep a pretty tight lid on things. :)

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As an example, within YOUR first 10 posts here you were railing against those far more savvy than you it seems clear, who were stating the obvious - that mossgreen auctions had been trading whilst insolvent.

Their court appointed Administrator later CONFIRMED in writing they WERE trading whist insolvent, and formerly recommended ASIC take action, (and the Federal Court Judge Perram also stated they were) and many here did (including an active CPA Accountant) before your comment -

https://www.stampboards.com/viewtopic.php?f=13&t=80017&start=343

Your charming newbie response was, that you would not be "lectured to, by a one man suburban stamp dealer, on business and accounting. Give me a break."

It stayed unedited, so it can be seen we do not censor the views of new members, and all here can decide now WHO had more business and accounting good instincts in the end. :!:

But new members can express themselves freely - as you most certainly did, and life goes on. :!:

They either burn out and fade away, or grow a thicker skin, and stay the course, and fit in well with our Community - I notice you are now near 500 posts. Well done. :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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He wanted to sell them for a fair cash price, and told me that after mossgreen, he would now have NOTHING to do any stamp auctions, and he personally was appalled that there have been no moves to FORCE all such auctions to leave client monies from sales in a formal Trust Account.

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My comments on insolvent trading are on the record.

There have been no charges nor any convictions. Not saying it is morally right. The law on insolvent trading is notoriously difficult to prove.

That is what I was trying to say at that time. Others were ranting, just trying to bring people back to the point.

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Well .. quite amazed at the responses !..

Still reading in detail as i only posted this last night and been working all day today until lunch break .. so .. i don't know who 'The Sheriff ; Global Administrator' is but thanks for a very unwelcoming response - maybe you don't work and have all day to sit and update the forum, maybe you do work and update it anyway .. point is you haven't given me 24 hours to respond before jumping down my throat ?.. do you reflect stamp boards moderators ? if so it doesn't feel a nice place?

Yes i will add my welcome message - i did see a request to go there first and i did go there first but whilst figuring out how to add a post (i ama newbie?) i'd moved back to the intended forum and posted - so apologies if it offends anyone - i will correct the mistake and add to the welcome section (if i haven't been banned for being too critical of the Sheriff) and add the image - although the image itself is somewhat incidental to the topic.

To add - the first reply is more where i am going ; its a bit of a big coincidence not to seem contrived,
If they just withdrew the whole purchase in error it may not have seemed so bad,

I can see the ebay record and yes impressive and i have also purchased many items from Bloxham ebay and private without issue before - that doesn't mean to say little inconsistencies like this creep in ; potentially assuming the buyer has not spotted the variety and would be happy with a small refund to exclude it - if this were the case no one would know and reputation remains in tact .. that's why i posted here with question mark .. to see if similar things could be attributed.

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revorgneil wrote:
18 Jun 2020 22:59

do you reflect stamp boards moderators ?

There are 25 of them Neil, and they are all senior and established members who post what they wish. Two have posted above, and their advice you ignored of course. Both identified themselves clearly.

But I do own this board, if that counts for anything.

And your threatening a reputable dealer, to extract goods he did not have, and who refunded on them immediately, or you would expose him on stampboards, as I now know you did, gives me a view that your ethics levels are somewhat lower than pond scum.

If you want to blackmail folks, perhaps take smutty photos as night though bedroom windows - just do not bring your sleazy habits here please - we do not want you, or anyone who does that.

I just removed your email address from the mailing list- no dealer wants "clients" that attempt clumsy blackmail. And all of this over a few quid it seems. Some people ................ :roll: :roll: :roll:

We still do not have the faintest idea what you allegedly bought.

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Actually on second thoughts i don't think i like this toxic bullying feeling, 'The Sheriff' ripping into my username when they go under the name 'The Sheriff', digging up user history, ridiculing and insulting, hmm.. well mr Sheriff i'd love to know who you are, you have my personal email so maybe you could let me know?. In the meantime please remove/disable me from stampboards and all email updates suggesting i come back and give things a try.

I will concede it wasn't a brilliant first post and the title could definitely have been better worded but i was feeling pretty angry at the time.. so well done at least for sorting the title out.

My personal view is they tried to pull one over the little man.. just my personal view.

Ps. It's probably not beyond the wit of man to make some basic coding update that a user post has to exist in the welcome forum before enabling post buttons in the others?

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Crossed posts - what do you mean black mailed ???
I requested an immediate full refund - which i still have not received and yes i said i would rely this incident to other places i could.. ??

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My exact wording which didn't mention stampboards explicitly

"Being a member of a number of stamp forums and societies i shall ensure this experience of dealing with you is relayed to as many places as i can - i will let them decided the feasibility of the situation and this 'specific' stamp being oddly 'lost'.

In the meantime please issue a full refund and you will receive my full ebay feedback in due course. I will consider if this is also worth reporting to ebay."

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"and their advice you ignored of course" - what are you talking about, i posted last night and logged on midday this morning i didn't have a chance to see the advise before you, like now rip in? .. I have no idea how long it takes people to reply to posts and i don't spend my whole life glued to my computer or emails ..

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revorgneil wrote:
18 Jun 2020 23:57

Ps. It's probably not beyond the wit of man to make some basic coding update that a user post has to exist in the welcome forum before enabling post buttons in the others?

It may well be possible. Our Welcome email to members or course urges they do just that - make a Welcome Post.

Most normal folks read it, and happily comply. Very easy to do, and a polite way to enter a new Community. You never bothered to do so when you joined, OR when you were asked to very politely above by a Moderator - a fellow Brit - you can' t even accuse us of being anti Brit! Despite your promise above, you STILL have not. A real action man it seems. :roll: :roll:

Be like joining a new Tennis Club or Rotary Club etc - you quietly introduce yourself. Just basic decent manners really.

As you can see it has 24,000 posts on it -

https://www.stampboards.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=10277

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revorgneil wrote:
19 Jun 2020 00:04

"Being a member of a number of stamp forums and societies i shall ensure this experience of dealing with you is relayed to as many places as i can - i will let them decided the feasibility of the situation and this 'specific' stamp being oddly 'lost'.

In the meantime please issue a full refund and you will receive my full ebay feedback in due course. I will consider if this is also worth reporting to ebay."

Most Blackmailers have far better grammar I would have thought?
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Jeeze :roll: you remind me of my ex partner, she never gave up the aggressive inflammatory remarks and wondered why we always argued .. i've already said it was an oversight, if its so important enforce it - if not polite reminders may suffice? .. whilst giving a reasonable amount of time for people to see those reminders?

There is no denying you've done an amazing job getting this forum to where it is - unfortunately it seems to have gone to your head and given you a power flatform you're clearly over enjoying.

.. i still can't believe you openly stated i was blackmailing Bloxham to supply the stamp .. they already said they didn't have??.. you've clearly been in communication so i'll see what they said - maybe as with my replies your embellishing statements with your own interpretation - were you involved in news or journalism in a past life?

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Your own gibberish English statement above agrees you were blackmailing Bloxhams with threats of posting your nonsense on Bulletin Boards, and also threats to ebay. All over a few quid. :roll: :roll: :roll:

They do say liars needs good memories -- but you only posted it 10 minutes ago? Forgotten it already?

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What has being British and having British moderators reply have to do with an international chat board?
Are only graduate level English students allowed to post without the risk of being continually critized?

For the record to be a blackmailer you typically have to be blackmailing for something?.. what am i supposed to be blackmailing for? .. i asked for an immediate refund. I said i would post my experience via social media and my ebay feedback - i wrongly thought this was an acceptable thing to do on chat boards?

Well.. i must admit you've made me chuckle a few times and i could almost say i've enjoyed your banter, if it wasn't such a sad reflection on your own bias and off the gauge remarks it might even provide some amusement for other members.. i really must go now,

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.. sorry one last comment, since when has there been a value on principle?
.. i've spent £100's with Bloxham on this occasion it was £30

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As a GB dealer I will be very pleased for the Global Administrator and owner of this board to publish your identity so that I can avoid any orders from you.
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As a GB dealer I will be very pleased for the Global Administrator and owner of this board to publish your identity so that I can avoid any orders from you.
I've emailed you, Ian.
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revorgneil seems to have a bit of previous when it comes to dishing out threats when he feels he hasn't received the level of customer service he deserves.

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Regardless of the reputability of the dealer involved, if they indeed listed an item, sold it and then realised that there was a stamp with a flaw after the purchase and then decided not to go ahead with the sale I would regard this as being unethical.

If I listed say a mixed lot or a set of stamps on eBay (or here on SB for that matter) for sale, someone purchases it, but then I realise that I had made a mistake and included something in the lot which I had not intended to include I would have no choice but to go ahead with the purchase. Likewise, if I purchased something where I had noticed an item which the seller was probably unaware of I would expect to receive it, even if the seller realises the mistake before sending the item.

I think that refusing to go ahead with the sale might violate some eBay regulations (although I haven't checked their exact terms and conditions so I'm not 100% sure).

Of course there's always the possibility that it was a genuine error as well. Items can easily get misplaced, although in a case like this I would be very skeptical of claims that the stamp which was lost was that very one which had the flaw.

I guess that unless we have both sides of the story we can never know exactly what happened in this case.

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norvic wrote:
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As a GB dealer I will be very pleased for the Global Administrator and owner of this board to publish your identity so that I can avoid any orders from you.

To be fair, it was not Crime Of The Century stuff Ian, just petty, nasty, and time wasting, and while no dealer needs that kind of client, it is up to Neil to add his full name here, if he wants it to be removed off other dealer lists.

His user handle Neil chose revorgneil was not terribly well disguised anyway, and Bletchley Park will not be needed to work out his surname! 8-)

He very uncleverley uses his eBay selling handle as his handle here - revorgneil - and it would not surprise me if a few bids for landfill quid type lots were now made, and negatives left for them for whatever reason. What an ironic shame that would be. :roll:

Indeed if he had not spat the dummy, he could have listed some material here, and got 4 or 5 times the stupid prices he has obtained on ebay. This is 8-10 quid here all day long - and ZERO fees -

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/GB-1992-2-TRAINING-SCHOOL-bars-x- ... 7675.l2557

What sort of ebay sales GENIUS sells this PO Training Stamp Block for 1.99???!
What sort of ebay sales GENIUS sells this PO Training Stamp Block for 1.99???!

Anyway his initial specific intention to cause reputational harm here to Mark Bloxham stamps - AFTER his pretty issue had been sorted - misfired spectacularly, and they are probably more highly thought of globally than they were a week back. :lol: :lol:
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The lot in question:

https://www.ebay.ie/itm/Sierra-Leone-SG86-95-KEVII-Wmk-Mult- ... SwcDNe6JmN

I'm assuming the variety on the 1½d that excited the OP is the inner frame break top right.


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I really can't believe how childish and petty you and your moderator cronies are (obvious exception to those that have not posted here) .. really unbelievable.

My username is not meant to hide my identity as clearly any idiot can interpret it - give yourself a big slap on the back for the multiple times you've credited yourself with solving it.

And yes bad experiences and services should be broadcast - the nature of forums and chat boards surely?

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The 1½d is Damaged frame and Crown - SG88a cat £200.

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I might be "grumpy" too if that is the catalogue value of the item in question!

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Happy to be excluded from any dealer that didn't want to be scrutinized on services and reputation.

I have resolved my differences with the seller who confirms he never accused me of or used the reference of Blackmail - a pretty strong accusation to make up when untrue?.

In reflection i am not so sure some of these responses don't infringe on some legal boundaries of personal data protection and slander.

I remain amazed at the response to a pretty standard question (albeit poorly titled)

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Personally, I think the seller should have supplied the stamp- and it is unlikely that stamp got lost.

In the same way on the rare occasions I have sold something and have been disappointed with a sale price I would not dream of not sending it to the buyer- you just have to put it down to experience and remember the lots you listed that sold for a lot more than you expected and you never know why....

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revorgneil wrote:
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In reflection i am not so sure some of these responses don't infringe on some legal boundaries of personal data protection
Er, no. Everything about you in this thread is stuff that was already freely available elsewhere on the web. Put there by you. Under the same username.
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Here is a better image of the variety on a Caymans ½d:

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revorgneil wrote:
19 Jun 2020 06:02

I remain amazed at the response to a pretty standard question (albeit poorly titled)

Well next thread you start, choose your words FAR more carefully. :!: :!: :!:

Dodgy Dealers Mark Bloxham?

You are ''amazed'' that such an unsourced, unverified, wild accusation, against a highly reputable dealer, backed up with no image, no country or era mentioned, and absolutely no ebay lot details, got many responses? Well you are very easily "amazed", is all I can say!

You had clearly threatened this dealer to expose the matter here unless he acted - your own words posted to him here show everyone that.

But only a few posts back you stated clearly were leaving us for good. You keep totally forgetting what you type it seems? :mrgreen:

If you NOW say you have now sorted it out with Bloxham - fine. They too are possibly members here - no idea now, but if not are free to join and confirm that if they wish, and add their side to the story if they wish.

What you two have cooked up so far, is known only to each other. But on a reading of recent posts, anything is possible.

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A very interesting read....

With no idea of the buyer or seller, I can't say either way. However, it is either misplaced or not, someone may well have removed it - we will never know.

I can add one thing to this thread, revorgneil may I suggest you type your replies into say 'Notepad' then go for a walk, chat with someone (about something good) and then come back and read what you have written.

If no edits are made then I can only think of one thing, your comment regarding your ex appears to be back-to-front.

And this immediately jumping to 'I'm going let the world know every way I can' may I suggest re-reading the above suggested help.
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Lundy wrote:
19 Jun 2020 06:48
Personally, I think the seller should have supplied the stamp - and it is unlikely that stamp got lost.

In the same way on the rare occasions I have sold something and have been disappointed with a sale price I would not dream of not sending it to the buyer - you just have to put it down to experience, and remember the lots you listed that sold for a lot more than you expected and you never know why....

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Thank you.

A measured comment among many febrile ones, to which I would say hear, hear.

We all like to think that we are honest, but is it really only a question of how much money it would take to be sufficiently tempted? Paying cash to that tradesman may indicate a lower bar than we might like to think!
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This thread reminds me of an early episode of Britain's Got Talent (or was it Idol? ) where the young contestant didn't like the response she was receiving, so she told the audience to shut up, demanded "Who are you?" of a judge, and got into a little fist fight with her co-contestant before storming off stage. Aahh, good times.

Neil, as in that talent show the discussions here can be quite robust and the judges can be a bit harsh on newbies that act like they know better than anyone else. I think if you hang around for a while, just reading and not commenting, you'll get a feel for the people here. The knowledge level here has no comparison.

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joford-63 wrote:
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The knowledge level here has no comparison.
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True - 21,500 members know a LOT about every area of stamps. :!:

No other board comes remotely close.

Our newest member here is MarkBloxhamStamps out of interest. :mrgreen:
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19 Jun 2020 23:10

Our newest member here is MarkBloxhamStamps out of interest. :mrgreen:
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I look forward earnestly to him putting forward his side of the story.

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60022Mallard wrote:
19 Jun 2020 23:50

I look forward earnestly to him putting forward his side of the story.

Yes there are generally two sides to any story ........................... :!:
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60022Mallard wrote:
19 Jun 2020 23:50
Global Administrator wrote:
19 Jun 2020 23:10

Our newest member here is MarkBloxhamStamps out of interest. :mrgreen:
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I look forward earnestly to him putting forward his side of the story.

Looks like he got cold feet? Might be more to this story than it first seemed?
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I had intended to merely observe the febrile comments on this thread and not descend into the arena, but here goes.

I make no judgment on the rights and wrongs of this particular case save to say that I have purchased before from the seller without problem.

What I would say is that if I was to buy an expensive stamp for a song on an internet auction site and was then told the stamp could not be found, I would be upset, and the offer of a full refund (which many sellers would think was adequate recompense worthy of positive feedback!) would not serve to quell the disappointment.

In this context one might think it a little odd that a £10 refund was offered in relation to a stamp with a normal catalogue value of £300 ish, but as to whether that is what actually happened, I couldn't possibly comment.
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Although this appears to have calmed down and run its course i apologies in advance for any retribution or bad feeling this post may reignite ... but due to other family commitments i couldn't get to the computer.

To clarify the position of personal data protection for Mr POM:

Under the UK GDPR regulations you are the data controller and responsible for the security and privacy of all user data that register on your site.

That data amongst another things needs to be protected from other parties accessing it or it being made available or disseminated to others, in either event it is considered a breach of the data protection legislation.

I really i am going now (you will all no doubt all be pleased to hear)I request termination of my account please, just in case you're unaware, termination means you need to delete all data you hold on me - please!

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I have de-activated account as requested.

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