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Re: This is getting silly!!!!!!
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Here is ebays usual response
We'll review what you've reported for violations of our replicas,
counterfeit items, and unauthorized copies policy. Thanks for bringing
this to our attention.

We'll review the listing or post carefully. If we determine that it
violates eBay policy, we may:
-- send the seller a warning
-- remove the listing
-- limit the seller's buying and selling privileges

We usually won't suspend a seller's account unless the seller has
violated our policies multiple times
We usually won't suspend a seller's account unless the seller has
violated our policies multiple times
. To protect the privacy of our
members, we don't share what actions we choose to take.

We may also send your report to the rights owner for review. If the
rights owner believes that the item is infringing, they may choose to
send eBay a formal request to remove the listing. To find out more about
how eBay protects intellectual property, please visit:
http://pages.ebay.com/help/tp/programs-vero-ov.html


The bold highlighted bit is where we need to focus on i think.

Thoughts?

Posted on: 2010/1/12 11:29


This is getting silly!!!!!!
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Hello all

Just spotted this:
http://cgi.ebay.com/Tolkien-Signed-Lord-of-the-Rings-1st-UK-

Recognise the dealer ? - mmmmmmmmmmm i wonder if it could be genuine?

I think we all need ot start reporting these dealers on mass. Maybe then ebay will start listening or maybe I am being too optomistic.

He will be selling Reindeer drawings next!

Posted on: 2010/1/12 11:16


Re: Antiques Roadshow
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garm wrote:

I saw that too. Delightful! I love the reindeer. But! - note that the lists are written in >gasp< - Blue Ink!!

Does this cast doubt on their validity?


I have not done any "deep study" on this but I don't think we want to start any rumours that the imaginery Dr Higgins knew the real Mrs Gasch, though they have both had fake letters addressed to them signed in blue ink.

The reindeer drawing is wonderful and this is just on a shopping list, Pauline really was a superb artist.

Posted on: 2010/1/11 12:00


Re: Tolkien Podcasts
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I think most people on this site will know what a podcast is, but just in case it is an audio or video file that you can download to your computer or portable device and listen to -Trotter

Portable device? Not sure I have one of these...
(seriously, I don't)

Thanks for information Trotter. Had been meaning to invest some time listening to some of the stuff out there for a while now. Think I'll start with The History of Rome though...

BH

Posted on: 2010/1/11 4:31
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Re: Antiques Roadshow
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Aye, watching Antiques Road Show, as you do, and look what turns up. Tolkien also got another mention later on. First thing I thought was bet someone will have this up on TolkienGuide tonight!. And, Wellinghall promptly provides. With their especial interest in Baynes, I do hope Wayne & Christina can get a look at the clip (for all it's worth). The estimate sounded reasonable enough.

BH

Posted on: 2010/1/11 4:26
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