[meteorite-list] Sharing Information On Bidders/Sellers On Ebay

From: Tracy Latimer <tracyl_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 09:46:22 2004
Message-ID: <Pine.SOL.3.93.1010502174657.26110A-100000_at_netra.lib.state.hi.us>

I've been extremely fortunate in never having encountered a "bad deal" in
meteorites on ebay; maybe because I tend to buy mainly from the
established dealers with good records. Every so often, someone posts to
the List about having encountered a dealer selling questionable goods.
Sometimes the same name pops up repeatedly (about every 2-3 months I see
another broadside against romansells.) If anyone wants to maintain a
list of scammers, I wouldn't say no, but I think that as long as the List
is so vigilant about posting warnings, it would be unnecessary.

Tracy Latimer
--endlessly amused at some of the creative name-calling--

On Wed, 2 May 2001, almitt wrote:

> To those interested,
> I was wondering if others on this list that are doing auctions on ebay would care to
> start a listing of those troublesome buyers and sellers so others can avoid trouble in
> the future. Perhaps this type of information gathering would be something that isn't
> appropriate but I can't see any harm with such a list to help both buyers and sells on
> this list.
> It would also come in handy for dealers and buyers on the list of people to avoid off
> ebay. Any thoughts??
> --AL
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Received on Wed 02 May 2001 11:53:59 PM PDT

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