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Some Hard to Find Tenyo Items on eBay

Postby Richard Kaufman » June 14th, 2013, 5:02 pm

Potter and Potter has some nice Tenyo items on eBay right now:
http://stores.ebay.com/Potter-and-Potte ... d=79773732

Super Phanto Block
Super Cubio
Wonder Window
Mini-Zag
Mirror Mate
and more.
Most in the package.
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Re: Some Hard to Find Tenyo Items on eBay

Postby Meridian » June 15th, 2013, 9:29 am

Just a heads up to everyone- please read the descriptions from Potter and Potter very carefully. They are listing items as brand new when some have been opened. One they list as brand new, but in the description, they mention it has been opened and re-sealed.

Just my two cents but I think this is really a disingenuous and misleading practice. I hope more sellers do not start doing this.

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Re: Some Hard to Find Tenyo Items on eBay

Postby Richard Kaufman » June 15th, 2013, 10:12 am

"Brand new" is not the same as "sealed."

Don't people always read the item description carefully before bidding?
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Re: Some Hard to Find Tenyo Items on eBay

Postby Tom Leyland » June 15th, 2013, 1:10 pm

It's a moot point.

Anything opened is not brand new, period. Not because it isn't in reality, but because it can't be proven otherwise once opened. You can open a Tenyo, use it once, and it's technically used at that point. This is true even if there isn't as much as a finger print on the prop.

Anything opened and legitimately new should be listed as "Opened in new condition", simple.

I agree, there are tons of misleading ads on eBay and other auction sites.

The only way something is brand new is if it's sealed.

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Re: Some Hard to Find Tenyo Items on eBay

Postby OliverM » June 15th, 2013, 4:10 pm

It seems to be getting worse and worse. For sure too many people use the NEW label. It can only be used on unopened items, ebay makes that clear.

This auctions is a shame as well. There is a house key that replaced the key with "Tenyo" stamped in it. This guy has been selling Tenyo for the past couple of years. He should know better.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Tenyo-Zone-Infi ... 5d40209ab8

This from the same seller does not look right either
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Tenyo-Coin-Nest ... 5d402099f8

And this just proves he is not someone whose descriptions fits the item. Using words like "good-fine" to describe the box and "new" for the prop are totally unfair.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Tenyo-Magic-Tub ... 5d401b0ed4

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Re: Some Hard to Find Tenyo Items on eBay

Postby Richard Kaufman » June 15th, 2013, 9:18 pm

I know the seller, Mike Henkel, and he's a good guy. I just think he doesn't know exactly what every Tenyo item should look like. Yes, he key from Zone Infinity is not right, and the Nest of Boxes is missing a few boxes!
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Re: Some Hard to Find Tenyo Items on eBay

Postby Meridian » June 16th, 2013, 12:02 am

I agree with Oliver and Tom on this one. If it has been opened, it's no longer new. It's perfectly fine to say opened but in new condition.

Bottom line- read the description very carefully!

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Re: Some Hard to Find Tenyo Items on eBay

Postby edshern » June 16th, 2013, 2:47 pm

A lesson usually learned the hard way (twice)


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