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How do I find an item number?


Question: How do I find an item number?
To talk to eBay about any listing or transaction, you'll need to know the item number of the listing in question. But how do you find this? Where is it listed?

There are two ways to find the item number for an eBay listing; you can either find the item number on the listing itself, or by visiting My eBay if it is an item that you are watching, have bid on, bought, sold, or are currently selling.

To Find an Item Number in the Listing

Item numbers are actually fairly easy to find in item listings. On a computer in a web browser, visit the item listing in question and look toward the upper-right corner of the item's Description tab. There you'll see a label something like this:

Item number: 150796106903

The number after the colon (:) is the item number for the listing in question.

To Find an Item Number Using My eBay

To find an item number using My eBay, follow these steps:

  1. Click on the My eBay tab at the top of any eBay page.
  2. On the right-hand side of your My eBay page, click:

    Watch if it's an item in your watch list

    Active (under "Buy") if it's an item you've placed a bid on

    Purchase History if it's an item you've already won or bought

    Active (under "Sell") if it's an item you're currently selling

    Unsold if it's an item that didn't sell

    Sold if it's an item that has found a buyer
  3. Item numbers appear just to the left of the listing title for each item in the displayed list.

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