Good/Bad Internet and eBay Pin Sellers

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  1. Jen M

    Jen M Mouseketeer

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    I am going through the list of good buyers and for gold747 I noticed they this seller has 3 lots of 15 pins for $24.99 now this is a bidding item and not buy now. There is also free shipping. I know this seller is listed as not selling scrappers but I am wondering if at this price they could be scrappers.
     
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  3. pixiewings71

    pixiewings71 <marquee><font color=deeppink>Sweet!!! Totally!!!!

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    Jen I would have to see them myself to determine if they are good or not. Have you ordered from them at all previously?
     
  4. MountNittany

    MountNittany Why is Tom Morrow going to the Moon? He has enough

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    They barely sell any pins. I trust that they do sell real pins. If you look at their feedback, most of their items are stamps and antiques. I'd go ahead and buy from them. If you do, try to post a few pictures (like I did). I'd take pictures in sets of five so we get a closer view of them. If your camera has a flower button, press it, because it's the button for close-up pictures. Try to take a picture of about two of the backs also (the backer and the stamp).
     
  5. Jen M

    Jen M Mouseketeer

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    Thanks. It is a pretty good deal if they are real. I am also looking at ordering some from Olivejuiceyou21. I like that fact that I can look at disneypins.com and compare the orginal selling price with her selling price. I think I am going to get in trouble with this pin trading thing. We haven't even started trading and I am already hooked.
     
  6. pixiewings71

    pixiewings71 <marquee><font color=deeppink>Sweet!!! Totally!!!!

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    Oh pin trading is extremely addictive! LOL And yes, you can find people who really don't know much about pins, don't really care, or they got them at an estate sale/garage sale for dirt cheap and they will list them on eBay. If gold is like that then you've got a good seller!
     
  7. thelionqueen

    thelionqueen DIS Veteran<br><font color=green>The Tag Fairy thr

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    Just for the record, the very first time I bought pins on ebay I bought them from Shells7pak. SHE is the ONE who started me on my anti-scrapper nightmare :lmao:

    DEFINITELY add her to the "naughty list" :rotfl2:

    Thanks for doing this, I think it's a great resource!!
     
  8. pixiewings71

    pixiewings71 <marquee><font color=deeppink>Sweet!!! Totally!!!!

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    I bought from her too, and yes, she definitely has a lot of scrappers....everything I got from her was bad and I didn't even know scrappers existed at that time!
     
  9. Jen M

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    I just thought I would post this here because I think more people will see it here than on the other thread I post in. I got my pins from Mouse pins. I compared the weight of them to pins my neighbor bought at Disney. They all seem to be really. I know they are probably propins. There were some that had some damage to the backs nothing big but enough that I might not be able to trade them. I contacted them and they were more than willing to send new ones providing I sent the old ones back.

    The problem is I live in Canada and had them shipped to a place in the US that charges $5 per package. Mouse pins was nice enough to refund me for the pins that were damaged. I would have to say I will do business with them again.
     
  10. MountNittany

    MountNittany Why is Tom Morrow going to the Moon? He has enough

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    As long as the damage is not very bad, you can trade them to CMs :thumbsup2.

    Seems like there is nothing wrong with trading any of the pins you got.
     
  11. Jen M

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    I am sure most of them can be traded. I will have to decide if I will trade the damaged ones.
     
  12. pixiewings71

    pixiewings71 <marquee><font color=deeppink>Sweet!!! Totally!!!!

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    Jen, to tell the difference between pro pins and the regular Disney pins rub your finger over both of them, they Disney pin will be slightly bumpy, the pro pin will be smooth. Also look at the backs, the pro pins don't have anything on the back except the Disney copyright, the ODTP (official disney trading pins) will have a stamp on the back that says they are ODTP.
     
  13. Jen M

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    I would have to get my neighbors pins to check the top. They do feel smooth but at the sametime you can feel where there is any sliver or gold on the front as for the backs I only have one that has only the trade mark on it. The rest have a trade mark and the ODTP symbol. Some even say # whatever of # whatever. I think I got lucky with mouse pins.
     
  14. leilaandjamilsmom

    leilaandjamilsmom Earning My Ears

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    I have used OliveJuiceyou21 multiple times and have had great experiences every single time. They communicate very well and all the pins I got from them were authentic and came in the original packaging like the ones I bought from the parks last year. One time I even won a bid on a pin that I forgot I already had, sent an email as soon as I could and he/she traded it out for me no problem. They ship really fast also. Anytime I want pins I always use them!!!!:cheer2:
     
  15. MountNittany

    MountNittany Why is Tom Morrow going to the Moon? He has enough

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    Tomorrow's planned updates:
    Alphabatized for easy reading
    Direct links to each good seller's My World page (if I am allowed to do this)
     
  16. erinch

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    Hi -- just found this thread. We are heading to Disney in a month -- my 13 yr old DD is bringing a friend, and they've suddenly decided they are too old for autographs, they want to trade pins. They will have zero interest in these pins after the experience, and neither of them has much spending money saved up to really get into it.

    Is there a thread on which legitimate sellers have pin lots which are "legal" for trading, at the cheapest prices? I tried searching, but the search engine doesn't seem to be working.

    Again, not at all interested in collectibles, only in helping them amass a lot to trade when we get there.
     
  17. Tammylynn

    Tammylynn New trip in the works! Disneyland 4/29 - 5/3

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    This thread would be a good start. Find the green sellers and buy from them. Dis board members have found them to be selling authentic pins for great prices.

    As far as just being 'legal', Disney will accept any metal pins that have the Disney copyright on the back. The problem is that there are fake pins out there that have the copyright but are not authentic.

    I encourage you to purchase from the sellers in the first post. That way, you won't be inadvertently bringing scrapper/fake pins into the parks!
    Mousepinsonline has big lots for cheap. Maybe you can start there.
     
  18. pixiewings71

    pixiewings71 <marquee><font color=deeppink>Sweet!!! Totally!!!!

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    You can compare the ones you got from MP. Just find the ones that have the ODPT symbol and ones that just have a copyright, the ODPT pins are the "good" ones, the others will be the pro pins, you can also pop onto MP again and click thru their inventory to see what is what. off to the right of the home page is a link to click that says "pro pins", just click and you can see the Propins they have listed. :) Any of the ones that say CL/HM pins are ODPT pins. HTH!
     
  19. Jen M

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    Thanks. I checked and I think I only got 1 propin. Which is really good. He was great. I sent him my paypal email address yesterday and my credit of just over $10 was there for the 6 pins that had some damage to them. I would buy from him again.

    I even went to the closest Disney store today which by the way took an hour to get to only to find out that they haven't carried trading pins in over a year. I was so sad but did get some great deals on there summer stuff.
     
  20. annnewjerz

    annnewjerz If I had a world of my own, everything would be no

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    Hi everyone! Just thought I would add my list of sellers on e-bay that I have purchased from and from what I can see, all look like authentic pins. In addition, shipping was fast, cost was reasonable and communication with the sellers was great. :thumbsup2

    - Olivejuiceyou21
    - Domdisneypin
    - Disneypalace
    - Beekerlg
    - Thewill
    - Hobbystopnow
    - Massdisneyfreak

    Of these sellers, I have purchased the most from Olivejuiceyou21, Domdisneypin, Thewill, Disneypalace and Massdisneyfreak.

    Compared to my pins that were purchased in WDW directly and after looking them up on pinpics, I am confident that they are authentic Disney pins and I wouldn't hesitate to buy from these sellers again (in fact, I'm looking at some pins right now :thumbsup2)
     
  21. MountNittany

    MountNittany Why is Tom Morrow going to the Moon? He has enough

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    I have to go right now, but I will add them to the list by tomorrow. Thank you!
     

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