It is currently Fri Nov 22, 2019 7:00 pm (UTC [ DST ])



Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 1 post ] 
  Print view Previous topic | Next topic 
Author Message
 Post subject: Ebay and plating of Penny blacks/reds
PostPosted: Thu Nov 14, 2019 8:43 am 
Offline

Joined: Thu Sep 27, 2007 6:00 pm
Posts: 27
I have been buying on ebay for many years and am often surprised by the number of incorrectly attributed plate numbers which appear in dealers’ offerings. My first encounter with this phenomenon was actually from a private member who incorrectly advertised a pair of blacks as being from Plate 6 when they were actually Plate 2. I pointed out the mistake to him and he generously made up for it with a grats 1 black f/u single! (I kept the Pl 2 pair). However, subsequently I have encountered the same problem with several dealers in respect of 1d reds, and I must admit that because in each case the mistake has been to my advantage I have not taken the matter up with them. Let the seller beware!

The whole business does make me wonder about the skillset of some dealers’ staff, when you consider the huge amount of information available to-day to assist with “plating”.


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 1 post ] 


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
cron
Powered by phpBB © 2000, 2002, 2005, 2007 phpBB Group