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Suggestion I "reimburse"; for cost of cleaning

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fantalemon Sat 01-Dec-12 22:27:26

Thanks skinny.

But even if I had not said it could do with a dry clean, surely it's a risk you take when buying a second hand coat that it may well need a clean?!

SkinnyMarinkADink Sat 01-Dec-12 22:25:16

As long as your listing says 'needs a dry clean' then they are trying it on and you should tell them NO

fantalemon Sat 01-Dec-12 22:20:13

I recently sold a wool coat (originally cost £200 from a high street shop) - when listing I made it clear that it had had a fair amount of use and had some stains etc. I mentioned on the listing that I thought the stains should come out if dry cleaned (not had it dry cleaned in a year or so).

Anyway, it sold for £6. I have now received a message from the buyer saying its arrived and will need to be dry cleaned due to stains and could I "reimburse" them for the cost of cleaning (£4).

Is this a try on? Surely a reasonable buyer could not expect to recover cost of dry cleaning for a coat they've bought for £6?!

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