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Can't post a sold item - what can I do?

(14 Posts)
ENormaSnob Tue 04-Dec-12 11:17:31


Either way you need to send it. Buyer has probably bought as an Xmas gift.

lljkk Tue 04-Dec-12 11:11:57

If all packaged up it weighs under 2kg Royal Mail your best price almost certainly.

lljkk Tue 04-Dec-12 11:11:21

That's easy enough, even Royal Mail will take it. And probably cheaper than anyone else. Agree one big box probably the easiest. Cut down a big box and tape back together if required. Put the loose duplo inside a tough carrier bag next to the base plate to minimise scratching.

sarahtigh Tue 04-Dec-12 10:39:36

that's not that large, just get box from supermarket they give them you free, surely it would go into a box that did have 12 bottles of wine in or similar, I would be very surprised if you could not send by courier for about £6-8

dizzyday07 Tue 04-Dec-12 00:25:05

40cm is well with in the dimensions to be sent via courier.

PartyFops Mon 03-Dec-12 21:53:09

myhermes is very cheap, and very fast and easy too

wrap it up with some bubble wrap and brown paper.

Lougle Mon 03-Dec-12 21:51:40

40cm isn't too large smile How much did you charge for postage?

BikeRunSki Mon 03-Dec-12 21:35:25

Big grocery box?
Bubble wrap?
Then try - cheaper than Parcelforce, but you can drop off at Post Offices.

MrsJamin Mon 03-Dec-12 21:29:50

Gah I didn't really think it through. It's a job lot of duplo including a large flat baseplate, it's about 40cm square. How on earth can I pack it? sad

fergoose Mon 03-Dec-12 15:37:32

did you not write collection only on the listing?

catkind Mon 03-Dec-12 14:45:30

Try a courier? they can be surprisingly cheap.

FannyFifer Mon 03-Dec-12 14:41:56

What on earth is unable to be posted?
The person has bought item in good faith, basically a contract with yourself so you need to find a way to get if to them.

Lougle Mon 03-Dec-12 14:39:41

How large is it, and how much have they paid for postage? We might be able to find a solution.

Did you not investigate how much it would cost to post before you listed it?

MrsJamin Mon 03-Dec-12 14:38:11

I have really messed up and sold an item to someone I have to post to, and the item is just not postable, it's such a ridiculously large size sad I want to give the money back to the ebayer - how can I do that? I can't see a link to do it from the product's page.

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