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I bought a designer bag on ebay for half its retail price. It's new with tags, got all the holograms etc. seller says it's authentic (of course), unwanted gift. Now I'm worried it's a fake. If it is, what can I do? It should arrive next week..... I'm probably having a wobble as it was expensive.
I sold two Gucci bags on ebay. I bought them at a Gucci outlet, in a sale a very good price. They were sold twice each and the buyers wobbled and cancelled the sale! I wasn't surprised really, as it probably did seem to good to be true! They were both eventually sold, and I made enough money to pay for my Gucci bag.
I did explain the story though, and I enclosed a copy of the receipt as verification. Although that doesn't really prove much. However, they were real, and they did get a genuine bargain.
I know this model of bag well and have seen some shocking replicas online. The proportions seem good and the lines are right. It's been out for over a year now so hoping like impty that it was bought in a sale / discount.
You can send all the pics in the world but that would be assuming that the picture of the bag on ebay is your bag.
I bought a Mulberry Roxanne handbag on Ebay uk a couple of years back. It was 550gbp and was second hand. I couldn't believe it when I received a brown large Jiffy envelope with my supposed Mulberry bag inside!?!
Needless to say it was a blatant fake. I was beyond gutted. The photos on the website were obviously not what I received. The bag was flat and plastic and really poorly made. I could've made a better bag myself and I'm no Kirsty Allsop.
I raised a complaint with ebay and they eventually got him to refund me. They also told me to burn the bag but the seller wanted it back so I sent it because he knew my address and I didn't want any trouble.
I will never buy anything expensive from ebay again.