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Jana Wang Inactive Member25 Sep 2012 10:19 a.m. PST

You win a lot of blister packs and loose metal. It comes in 3 days dumped in a box with some deflated bubble wrap and a handful of torn paper on top.

Half the blisters have been squashed or bent, the other half are torn open and loose pieces are rattling around the bottom of the box. The auction pictured intact blisters, and you had planned on re-selling them at the local con.

The raw metal is in a zip bag on top of the blisters.

Despite this there appear to be no missing pieces and everything you paid for is there.

Henrix Inactive Member25 Sep 2012 10:23 a.m. PST

I'd consider disputing it.

Personal logo John the OFM Supporting Member of TMP25 Sep 2012 10:26 a.m. PST

It depends on what you intend to do with the auction and how it was presented.
Did you bid on it for the minis, to game and play with?
Or did you bid on the blisters for the collectibility?
If the blisters are ruined, then there's your answer.

For what it's worth, I never bother to leave feedback any more. I consider it pointless.

Personal logo Saber6 Supporting Member of TMP Fezian25 Sep 2012 10:32 a.m. PST

"fast shipping"

CPT Jake Inactive Member25 Sep 2012 10:53 a.m. PST

It depends on what you intend to do with the auction and how it was presented.

Which was in response to:

The auction pictured intact blisters, and you had planned on re-selling them at the local con.

Farstar Inactive Member25 Sep 2012 1:03 p.m. PST

"fast shipping"

and a low score on the "as described" question.

combatpainter Fezian Inactive Member25 Sep 2012 2:51 p.m. PST

Let me share my story:Years ago I had about 40 MAW 15mm infantry which I bought at a con flea market for 10 cents each. They were painted but not very well. Some were based and some were not. They came in a home from the flea market in a box.

About two years after, I found them under my bed and dusty, and decided to list them on Ebay. To me(in my mind) they were "AS IS." They had no value at all. It was between throwing them in the garbage and listing them.

I chose to list. To my surprise, I ended up getting about $31 USD for them. I shipped them as I received them loose and in a box. I never for once considered that the person buying them had another plan in mind.

You decide…

Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP25 Sep 2012 3:00 p.m. PST

If the listing made the distinction between blisters and loose metal then you should expect minis in blisters and some loose metal.

goragrad25 Sep 2012 6:33 p.m. PST

What was said about the shipping in the listing?

As noted your plans were not the sellers.

However, I am reminded of the H&R 1/300 tanks that I got separated by listing in ziplocks (100 or so each) in the bottom of a box with a few pieces of wadded newspaper on top.

Or the three 25mm Hinchliffe elephants in a box with puffed rice that arrived in pieces.

Or the microarmor placed neatly side by side in a flat box with a layer of paper laid on top (most of the barrels died and the paint took a beating).

As to feed back I usually give the benefit of the doubt and then send a message to the seller describing the results of their packing. If it happened twice it would get nasty.

Jana Wang Inactive Member26 Sep 2012 7:55 a.m. PST

Ok, I'm giving him the benefit of doubt. Seller doesn't normally sell minis (this appears to be his first and only lot), probably did not know the wad of paper wasn't enough to keep the blisters from shifting around and getting torn up.

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