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Suspect a jacket I bought is pleather..

(8 Posts)
Behoove Wed 26-Nov-14 19:06:23

It was advertised as leather.

No labels at all inside it so I can't say definitely one way or the other.

I have messages the seller via ebay but no response in a couple of hours

APocketfulOfSpondulix Wed 26-Nov-14 20:55:16

Isn't there a way of telling, like holding a lighter to it or something? (if it melts it's plastic, if it doesn't it's leather. Or something).

Have the labels been cut out?

Behoove Wed 26-Nov-14 21:23:16

No sign of any cut out labels, just as if there were never any.
I don't think I want to melt it,wink I might want to try and return it.

Behoove Thu 27-Nov-14 09:05:57

Seller assures me it is leather, but someone else has had a look and thinks no way is it leather.

I've asked her to accept return and refund, still waiting for an answer. What do I do if she doesn't reply to me?

MyPandaisasecretmonster Thu 27-Nov-14 09:08:03

Open a case with EBay & also try and Google 'How to tell if leather is real'
their could be a few ways of been able to tell

ZenNudist Thu 27-Nov-14 23:50:30

Should smell like leather.

nickstmoritz Fri 28-Nov-14 00:20:36

Can you see the back of it anywhere on the garment? should be able to tell by that. Leather does not always have a strong leathery smell. However if you are not happy then you should ask seller if you can return.

Behoove Sat 29-Nov-14 15:25:00

Seller accepted the return and has refunded me in full. Good result although she still insists it is leather. It wasn't.

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