In light of all the scamming and problems on eBay; especially the poor tPFer who lost thousands on a Birkin sale; it seems the time is right for fellow members to post safety tips which work for them. Please post tips only and save comments for another thread. Thanks! QUOTE ADDED BY JETSETGO! This is a very helpful post from the Chanel forum in regards to getting items authenticated before you buy. It really applies to ALL items.