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mark smyth

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There's a new seller on ebay
« on: January 08, 2016, 06:23:32 PM »
There's a new seller on ebay - MonksilverSnowdrops. No guessing who that is  ;)
« Last Edit: February 02, 2017, 02:14:05 PM by Maggi Young »
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Re: There's new seller on ebay
« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2016, 08:47:57 PM »
So what has happened to Mr O Howes? 
Almost in Scotland.

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Re: There's new seller on ebay
« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2016, 10:07:50 PM »
'dropped out I guess
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Re: There's new seller on ebay
« Reply #3 on: January 08, 2016, 11:55:52 PM »
But Joe Sharman likes to profess his own lack of access to modern technological aids such as electricity so I'm sure somebody must be helping-out with his eBay sales.  Perhaps the change of name is to reflect that Monksilver Nursery is now selling as a business rather than via an individual?     
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Re: There's a new seller on ebay
« Reply #4 on: January 09, 2016, 07:05:52 PM »
A quite new seller on ebay -  Ian the Christie kind , has  one of Hagen's beautiful drops  on ebay  at the moment :
Galanthus 'Federkleid' - http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/291654774088?_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT
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Re: There's new seller on ebay
« Reply #5 on: January 09, 2016, 07:35:06 PM »
Just had a quick look Maggi, Ian's auction is coming along nicely, a good price has been reached already.
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Re: There's new seller on ebay
« Reply #6 on: January 09, 2016, 07:56:23 PM »
Does anyone know who ebay seller gata444 is?
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Re: There's new seller on ebay
« Reply #7 on: January 09, 2016, 07:58:43 PM »
And who is queen-beez?
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Re: There's new seller on ebay
« Reply #8 on: January 09, 2016, 08:06:27 PM »
Don't know about those - but Mark Smyth had a list of respectable sellers  the other day - here are a few...
North Green aka erifis88
Andy Byfield aka bitarla
Blacksmiths Cottage Nursery
Cornovium
Engelsdropje
Ian Christie aka sgtmajor47
wheelieneily
wirralwave
ombersleyplants
Beth Chatto
Matt Bishop
farmhouse5000
Anne Wright is   DRYADZNY
 groman4444 is Melvyn Jope

there will be some more you can trust-  it would be helpful if they were added  here ... the GOOD  ones!  There are some selling  that are new names for old trouble - caveat emptor  ! 


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Re: There's new seller on ebay
« Reply #9 on: January 09, 2016, 08:17:12 PM »
It would be very useful to have a list of the ebay seller names of reputable sellers - as you say, there's a lot of fraudsters out there. I wouldn't buy on ebay unless I knew who the seller was.
Ralph Carpenter near Ashford, Kent, UK. USDA Zone 8 (9 in a good year)

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Re: There's new seller on ebay
« Reply #10 on: January 09, 2016, 08:25:54 PM »
Yes, a positive  list is  good - negative reports  cause  too much grief all round - some of the shysters get very ratty!
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Re: There's new seller on ebay
« Reply #11 on: January 09, 2016, 08:49:48 PM »
Some will list something which they don't even have. Just to get a bit of money. Very very sneaky.

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Re: There's new seller on ebay
« Reply #12 on: January 09, 2016, 09:24:43 PM »
Maggi, Ralph and Lewis I can vouch for wheelieneily, I bought a galanthus three ships plant off him the week and it arrived the other day. It arrived well wrapped and in a cardboard tube and was a good size plant. I would definitely order from him again.
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Re: There's new seller on ebay
« Reply #13 on: January 10, 2016, 12:12:28 AM »
But is it definitely ` Three Ships`?
Ralph Carpenter near Ashford, Kent, UK. USDA Zone 8 (9 in a good year)

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Re: There's new seller on ebay
« Reply #14 on: January 10, 2016, 07:26:29 AM »
And who is queen-beez?

My AT tells me that this seller has changed their name on Ebay, not necessarily dodgy but:

User ID              Effective Date      End Date
queen-beez      19-Nov-12      Present
greentipsnowdrop   14-Apr-10      19-Nov-12

 

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