Banned and Restricted Items List

The Terms of Service holds that the following items must not be listed on this site

Show 1 Prohibited and Restricted Items overview

Before listing your item for sale, for display in the Show 1 World Museum, or making another post.  Find out what specific rules and conditions on how you should list it. Check the list of prohibited and restricted items below. You need to make sure that the sale of your item complies with all laws in your country, state or region.

Alcohol

Show 1 generally does not allowed the sale of alcoholic beverages on the US website (show1.com), In the future we allow pre-approved sales of wine. And In the future, at our discretion, we may permit sales of other types of alcohol by pre-approved sellers in designated categories. We don't allow the sale of collectible containers that contain alcohol. Members outside the US aren't allowed to sell alcohol to members residing in the US. You may list collectible related alcohol in the Show 1 “World Museum” if not for sale only, and cannot accept offers.

Please make sure your listing follows our guidelines. If it doesn't, it may be removed, and you could be subject to a range of other actions, including restrictions of your buying and selling privileges and suspension of your account.

International alcohol sales

Alcohol sales apply to the US (Show 1) website (show1.com). Alcohol may be sold on international Show 1 as permitted by local laws. Check the rules of each Show 1 websites to find out more.

Alcohol and alcohol kits

Allowed

*Beer or wine making kits

*Hops, seeds for hops, and other raw materials to make beer or wine

*Foods containing alcoholic ingredients and flavoring (such as liquor-filled chocolates, rum cake, and other items) as long as the item complies with our food policy

Restrictions

*Empty alcohol bottles and containers (images in the listing must show item is empty)

* (In the future) Non-alcoholic wines may be listed in the Wine category (by pre-approved sellers)

* In the future Wines listed in accordance with our policy

Not allowed

*Open containers of alcohol

*Selling Collectible alcohol containers if they still contain and alcoholic content.

These items can be shown in the word museum if they are not for sale, and cannot except any offers.

 

Animals and wildlife products examples include live animals, mounted specimens, and ivory  

(POLICY OVERVIEW)

You can sell some types of wildlife and animal products on Show 1 if they are not alive. But there are some items you can't sell because of government regulations and various laws both in the US and internationally.  If you are listing an item in the world museum, and it is not for sale, check that you can own it legally.

Review the list of items below to find out what you can and cannot sell on Show 1. If an item is allowed or restricted, make sure to follow our guidelines, and applicable laws. You also need to check whether selling or shipping these items requires a license, permit, or other paperwork in your state or country.

Make sure your listing follows these guidelines. If it doesn't, it may be removed, and you may be subject to a range of other actions, including restrictions of your buying and selling privileges and suspension of your account.

Live Animals

We do not allow the sale of any live animals or insects for sale.

Not allowed

Any live animals or insects and animals that aren't listed above, such as:

*Helix aperta or Cantareus apertus (also called burrowing snails)

*Helix aspersa or Cryptomphalus aspersus (usually called small grey snails)

*Helix pomatia (usually called apple snails, Burgundy snails, lunar snails, or Roman snails)

*Otala lactea or Helix lactea (usually called milk snails, Spanish snails, or vineyard snails)

*Otala vermiculata or Eobania vermiculata (usually called vinyala, mongeta, or xona)

*Crickets, worms, or other herbivorous insects as long as they're intended to be used for bait or food for pets

*Composting worms

*Hatching eggs from some animals—for example, chicken eggs—as long as they're shipped only within the US. However, hatching eggs from endangered or threatened species,

Migratory birds, snakes, or turtles aren't allowed for restrictions on importing hatching eggs.

*Shellfish, such as crabs and lobsters, only if they're to be used as food

*Snails or slugs, but only those that are known as domestic aquatic snails and the following 5 types that you can eat (usually called escargot):

*Endangered or threatened species

*Migratory birds, including cranes, ducks, eagles, geese, hawks, hummingbirds, owls, shorebirds, seabirds, songbirds, and wading birds. See the Migratory Bird Treaty Act for a

*Noxious insects

*Pets

*Sharks, including small aquarium sharks

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Animal parts, pelt, or skin

Restrictions

Non-endangered or threatened animal pelt or skin. When listing these items, be sure to: Contact the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

State the species in your listing description.

Follow applicable laws.

Not allowed

Any part, pelt, or skin from an endangered or threatened species.

Examples include but are not limited to: elephants, rhinoceros, and tigers.

The sale of pelts or items which include the fur from domesticated cats or dogs.

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Animal traps

Most animal traps are okay to sell, although certain types of traps are illegal.  Some examples:

Allowed

*Mouse traps

*Live Traps

*Fish traps

* Other humane traps

Not allowed

*Bear Traps (any size)

*Steel jaw leg-hold traps with a spread of 5 ½ inches or greater with teeth or without offset jaws

Hunting or fishing expeditions

Restrictions

Hunting or fishing trips as long as sellers meet all of these requirements:

*Follow local laws and regulations on hunting or fishing activities, including hunting in approved areas and weapon restrictions.

*Sellers either need to provide the necessary licenses and permits for their buyers, or tell buyers to obtain them beforehand. You'll need to be clear about this information in your listing description.

*There can't be a guarantee of a successful hunt.

Not allowed

Canned hunts (usually involving fenced-in animals) aren't allowed because they guarantee a successful hunt. Show 1 considers this a form of selling live animals, which is prohibited.

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Ivory or bone

Though there a few exceptions, most ivory products can't be offered for sale on Show 1 because of various international trade restrictions and treaties banning the sale of these items. You can find additional information about ivory laws below. You can display other items in the world museum if it is not for sale and legal to own.

Restrictions

*Antiques that contain 5 percent or less of real ivory and were made before the year 1900–for example:

*Musical instruments with ivory keys, such as a flute, a piano, or a trumpet

*Furniture with ivory inlay or ivory drawer handles, such as a cabinet, a hutch, or a desk

When selling these items:

*Include a picture of the item in your listing

*Specify the exact year the item was made and include the info in your listing description

*Bone from non-ivory–producing animals (such as bison, buffalo, and oxen) as long as the species is clearly stated in the listing description

*Cultured, man-made, or vegetable ivory as long as the listing description specifies what the item is made of

*Fossilized mammoth teeth or bone as long as they are listed in the Fossils category.

Not allowed

*Bone from animals that produce ivory, including elephants, walruses, and whales

*Carved and uncarved ivory

*Fossilized ivory

*Manufactured items with more than 5 percent of actual ivory such as:

*Canes

*Chess pieces

*Figurines

*Jewelry

*Scrimshaw

*Raw ivory

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Marine mammal items

Restrictions

Authentic Alaskan Native or Inuit clothing or crafts made from marine mammals like sea otters or seals, although the items can't contain any ivory. Be sure to specify these details in your listing description

Not allowed

*Items made from marine mammals regardless of when the product was made

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Stuffed birds

 Before selling certain types of stuffed birds, mounted birds, or other bird specimens, you should make sure to check whether licenses or permits are required.

Allowed

* Feathers, Eggs, parts, or specimens from captive-bred game birds such as a pheagrouse, pheasant, quail, or turkey

*Mounted Mallard ducks or other waterfowl that were captive-bred

>Turtle or tortoise shell items

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Restrictions

*Tortoise shell–colored items (such as eyewear, combs, handbags, jewelry pocket knives, and shoes) made of plastic or another man-made material. Make sure to specify and describe, what the item is made of in your listing description.

*Manufactured turtle or tortoise shell products from non-endangered or threatened species. Be sure to specify the species in your listing description.

Not allowed

*Any items made from endangered or threatened turtles or tortoises

Other wildlife items not listed

Not allowed  USA

*Bear products such as rugs, as well as bear parts—including those from polar bears—such as claws, gall bladders, or teeth. Alaskan Native clothing or crafts with anything from a bear also can't be listed

* Animal organs, or animal corpses that contain organs

Art

Show 1 wants to work with artists and dealers to lawfully buy, sell, and display their art work. Show 1 would like to be the world leader showing all works of art.

Please make sure your listing follows these guidelines below. If it doesn’t, it may be removed, and you may have other actions taken. Including restricting your buying, selling and listing activities privileges or suspension of your account.  

Allowed

*Selling your own original artwork.

*Selling artwork that you are allowed/authorized to resell.

Restrictions

*You may only sell a reproduction art work, (in the forms of a poster, print, or exact replica painting) if it does not violate any applicable laws, copyrights, or trademarks.

*When listing an exact replica painting:

*The words "Reproduction" or "Repro" must be included in the title.

*The item description must clearly state that the work is a reproduction.

*You may include the artist's name in the title of the listing only when listing a work by the artist him/herself or an exact replica of the artist's work. You may not include the artist's name when listing a work done "in the style of" an artist.

*If any repairs were performed on art work, or alterations, or conservations, you must disclose this information in a clear and prominent manner within the item description.

Not allowed

*Knowingly selling, exhibiting, trading, producing, or advertising any unauthorized copy or reproduction of any work of art.

*Disclaiming knowledge of, or responsibility for, the authenticity or legality of an item that you describe as genuine.

*Describing or marketing any item as genuine if you cannot provide reasonable evidence to prove its authenticity.

*Knowingly or participating in the advertisement or sale of any art work using any deceptive practices, including, but not limited to, false or misleading claims of the item's scarcity, value, provenance, condition or investment potential.

Artifacts, Native American arts and crafts, grave-related items.

We allow certain artifacts, grave-related items, Native American arts and crafts, and other related items, but you may need to meet a few requirements if you sell them on Show 1  (see the guidelines below for more details). You may list any items in the Show 1 World Museum for display if you own them legally.

Make sure your listing follows these guidelines. If it doesn't, it may be removed, and you may be subject to a range of other actions, including restrictions of your buying and selling privileges and suspension of your account.

Antiquities

The listing of Antiquities has to meet the following below.

Restrictions

*Items must be authentic.

*Sellers have to include the provenance or ownership history of the object and, if available, either a photo or a scanned image of an official document that clearly shows both the item's country of origin and the legal details of the sale (it has to be approved for import or export).

Not allowed

*Stolen or looted items

Artifacts, fossils, and relics

Restrictions

Authentic artifacts, fossils, and relics have to must meet the following guidelines.

*The item has to match the time-period category that it's listed in.

*If the item has been reworked or modernized in any way, this information has to be called out and fully described in the listing.

Reproduction of an artifact, fossil, or relic has to meet the following criteria:

*The listing title and description have to clearly state that the item is a reproduction.

*The item must be listed in the appropriate Reproduction or Fantasy category.

Not allowed

Artifacts, fossils, or relics taken from any of the following places:

*Federal or state public land

*Native American land or battlefield

Native American arts, crafts, or jewelry

Restrictions

1934 or earlier authentic Alaska Native, American Indian, or Native American arts and crafts should be listed in Collectibles > Cultures & Ethnicities > Native American: US > and in one of the following subcategories:

Pre-1600

1600-1799

1800-1934

1935 or later authentic Alaska Native, American Indian, or Native American arts and crafts can be listed, as long as sellers include the artisan’s name and tribal affiliation in the item description.

Items created by non-tribe members can be described as Alaska Native, American Indian, or Native American only if the seller meets both of these requirements:

*The artisan is certified by the governing body of a tribe.

*This information is included in the listing.

Not allowed

Describing items in the following terms because they make it hard for buyers to find authentic versions:

*Alaska Native style

*American Indian style

*Native American style

*Other descriptions that may suggest the item was made by a Native American

*Items not made by Native Americans can't be listed in Native American categories

*Unknown artisan or tribal affiliation for arts and crafts made in 1935 or later can't be described as Alaska Native, American Indian, or Native American

Items for sale from Native American or Native Hawaiian grave sites, such as:

*Funerary object placed with the dead

*Grave marker

*Human remains

*Sacred items used by Native American religious leaders in ceremonial practices, such as:

*Ceremonial masks

*Prayer sticks

Non-Native American arts and crafts.

Allowed

You should describe items as Non-Native American Crafts if they weren't made by Native Americans or if they are reproductions.

Restrictions

Non-Native American items in the style of Native American art or crafts have to be listed in the Collectibles > Cultures & Ethnicities > Native American: US > Non-Native American Crafts category only.

Not allowed

Items listed in the Non-Native American Crafts category described as:

*Alaska Native style

*American Indian style

*Native American reproduction

*Native American style

*Other descriptions that may suggest the item was made by a Native American

Other grave-related items, tombstones, and related funerary items

Restrictions

You can list the following items, as long as they're new and have never been used:

*Burial plots

*Caskets

*Gravestones

*Headstones

*Tombstones

*Urns

Not allowed

*Items taken from historical grave sites like battlefields, protected lands, or shipwrecks

*Used funerary items like headstones, markers, or urns

Catalytic converters and test pipes

Show 1 might allow the sale of Auto parts in the future. Out policy allows the sale of catalytic converters except for those that are prohibited by the U.S. government. Show 1 does not allow items that are designed to defeat, bypass, or shut down catalytic converters, oxygen sensors, and malfunction indicator lights.

Test pipes are allowed if they are marketed as race car accessories and are listed in the Auto Racing Parts category. Test pipes are not approved for use on street-legal vehicles.

Make sure your listing follows these guidelines. If it doesn't, it may be removed, and you may be subject to a range of other actions, including limits of your buying and selling privileges and suspension of your account.

Catalytic converters

Allowed

*New catalytic converters that meet the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) requirements for aftermarket sale

*Used catalytic converters that have been recertified

Restrictions

*Used catalytic converters that haven't been recertified; the listing can't contain make and model information, and the item must be listed as scrap metal.

Not allowed

*Oxygen sensor simulators

*Malfunction indicator light eliminators

*Anything that indicates it will defeat, bypass, or shut down emission control devices

Test Pipes

Allowed

*Exhaust pipes and down pipes that are listed in the Auto Racing Parts category

Not allowed

*Exhaust pipes and down pipes that are not listed in the Auto Racing Parts category

*Exhaust pipes and down pipes that indicate they are street-legal

*Exhaust pipes and down pipes that indicate they will bypass or not conform to EPA standards and are not listed in the Auto Racing Parts category

Charity and fundraising

Not allowed

Show 1 does not allow charity or fundraising services.

Clothing, used

Most used clothing (except underwear) can be listed for sale and displayed in the world museum on Show 1 with restrictions.  Show 1 strictly prohibits sale or display of used clothing listed with inappropriate images or content.

The item must be properly cleaned and the listing must clearly state that the item is used. Show 1 strictly prohibits the sale or display of used clothing listed with inappropriate images or content.

Adult-themed clothing items may be listed in the Adult Only category, in the future.

However, additional requirements set out in the Clothing (new or used) section of the Adult Only category policy apply. Make sure your listing follows these guidelines.

 Please make sure your listing follows our guidelines. If it doesn't, it may be removed, and you could be subject to a range of other actions, including restrictions of your buying and selling privileges and suspension of your account

Restrictions

*Most used clothing (shirts, pants, dresses, etc.), as long as it has been cleaned, the seller states that the item is used, and there is no inappropriate content in the listing

*Used cloth diapers can be sold, as long as the listing states clearly that the item has been properly cleaned.

*The following items, as long as there's no inappropriate content in the listing or any indication that the item was worn as underwear:

*Bathing suits

*Bras

*Pantyhose

*Spandex

*Wrestling singlets

*Vintage undergarments, as long as they are not modeled or recently worn

Not Allowed

*Athletic supporters

*Briefs

*Boxer shorts

*Children's sized underwear

*G-strings

*Jock straps

*Thongs

*Panties

*Any used clothing item with content we find to be inappropriate. We consider the overall content of the listing, including the description and images, when making this assessment.

*Used articles of clothing marketed or described as well-worn fetish items are strictly prohibited

Contracts

If you list an item for sale or service that comes with a contract, you're responsible for following the rules of that contract.

Since Show 1 isn't a party to these types of contracts, we do not give advice on contractual issues, review contracts, adjudicate, or take sides in any contract disputes, or enforce terms from third parties restricting the resale of an item.

If you have any questions about your rights or obligations under a contract or agreement, get in touch with the company you have the contract with or talk to a lawyer for advice.

Cosmetics

Show 1 does not allow the sale of used cosmetics, because it presents some serious health and safety concerns. Used cosmetics and applicators often come into direct contact with the body. This is why we generally don't allow the sale of used cosmetics on Show 1. The sale of new cosmetics is generally allowed as long as sellers comply with FDA regulations

Allowed

*New cosmetic brushes and applicators

Restricted

*New cosmetics as long as they are sold in their original container with ingredient labelling per FDA regulations

*Used cosmetic brushes, as long as they have been thoroughly cleaned

*Opened but unused cosmetics, as long as the seller clearly states that the container has been opened

*Lotions, perfumes, and body washes, as long as they don't have an applicator that comes into contact with the body

*Sample cosmetics, as long as they come in the original container that includes the ingredient list

*Homemade cosmetics, as long as they comply with FDA regulations

Not allowed

*Used cosmetics

*Used makeup sponges or applicators

*Cosmetics, colognes, perfumes, lotions which do not come in the original container

Counterfeit currency and stamps

Most countries strictly prohibit the sale of counterfeit currency and stamps as well as equipment designed to make them. These types of items can't be listed on Show 1.

*We allow listings for replica stamps and paper money as long as you follow the policy guidelines.

*Replica coins aren't allowed. All other stamps, coins, and paper money must be accurately described.

*Replica, plated, or clad bullion isn't allowed.

*Coin and paper currency listings can only mention a grade in the title or listing when that grade has been given by an approved grading company.

*Coin and paper currency listings over a certain value must be graded by an approved grading company.

Make sure your listing follows these guidelines. If it does not, it might be removed, and you might me subject to limits of your buying and selling privileges and/or suspension of your account.

Allowed

*Replica paper currency that follows the size guidelines in this policy.

*Raw coins

*Raw paper currency

*Graded coins that follow the guidelines in this policy.

*Graded paper currency that follow the guidelines in this policy

Restricted

Replica paper money

*Items are one-sided

*Items are less than 75% or greater than 150% of the size of the genuine item.

*Listings include an image of the actual paper currency being sold. Listings with stock photos or images that are dark, out of focus, edited, or misleading aren't allowed.

*Listings must clearly state that the item is a "reproduction," "replica," or "copy" in both the title and description.

*Copies of currently commercially exchangeable notes are not allowed.

*Altered notes intended to deceive a collector (whether the present seller made the alteration or not) are not allowed.

Stamps

Allowed

*Replica stamps that are clearly marked

*Original stamps

Not allowed

*Replica coins

*Replica, plated, or clad bullion

*Counterfeit stamps

*Counterfeit coins

*Counterfeit bank notes

*Counterfeit bonds

*Counterfeit money orders

*Counterfeit securities

*Reproduction or replica versions of any Canadian currency

*Altered paper currency intended to deceive a collector

*The sale of currency currently in circulation that may require registration with or license from a regulatory body

*Equipment used to make counterfeit items

* Equipment for making counterfeit stamps

Coupons

Show 1 does not allow the sale of coupons as of now.

Credit cards

Certain types of credit card are considered collectible and may have some value to collectors. Show 1 allows the listing of inactive credit or debit cards, as long as the expiration date on the face of the card is at least 10 years old.

If you list these items you must:

*Block out or blur the name and part of the number on the card if including a picture in the listing

*Include the expiration date in the description and picture

*Look at the terms and conditions from the issuing card company to make sure the sale of the expired card is allowed. Some credit and debit card companies keep ownership even after the card expires.

Make sure your listing follows these guidelines. If it does not, it might be removed, and you might me subject to limits of your buying and selling privileges and/or suspension of your account.

Allowed

*Blank plastic cards, with or without magnetic strips

Restrictions

*Inactive credit and debit cards that expired at least 10 years ago

*Expired, pre-paid credit cards that expired at least 10 years ago and cannot be reactivated

Not allowed

*Currently active bank credit or debit cards

*Currently active store credit cards

*Pre-paid Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover cards, regardless of the amount on the card

*Expired bank or store cards that have been expired less than 10 years

*Cards still owned by the company or card issuer, even after the card has expired

*Non-embossed bank or store credit cards

*Offers of credit and credit accounts.

Drugs and drug paraphernalia

Controlled substances, narcotics, steroids are not allowed on Show 1.

Make sure your listing follows these guidelines. If it does not, it might be removed, and you might me subject to limits of your buying and selling privileges and/or suspension of your account.

Allowed

*Stacker supplements

*Tobacco pipes made from wood, ceramic, or stone as long as you don't refer to them being used for illegal drugs

*Milk glass pipes

*Regular cigarette papers

*Kitchen herb grinders

Restrictions

*Collectible antique glass syringes and needles can be listed as long as the seller clearly states in the listing that the item is collectible and not intended for use.

These items can be listed as long as the listing doesn't indicate that the item can be used with an illicit drug:

*Hookahs

*Incense

*Snuff bullets

*Peace pipes can be listed. However, authentic Native American peace pipes must also follow our artifacts,

Not allowed

*Narcotics steroids, and other controlled substances (including any substance listed in Schedules I, II, III, IV or V of the Uniform Controlled Substances Act, 21 U.S.C. 801 et seq.)

* Disposable syringes

* Any item or listing marketed as for use with illegal substances

*Pipes made from metal, acrylic, glass, plastic, or ivory

*New water pipes, chamber pipes, carburetor pipes, electric pipes, ice pipes, bongs, chillums

*Dugout pipes and one-hitters

*Wired cigarette rolling papers

*Vaporizers intended to be used with alcohol or illegal substances

*Complete disposable syringes with needles

*Implying or suggesting that an herbal product is a substitute for marijuana or other controlled or illegal substances

*Claiming that an herbal product or medication will produce the same results or have the same effect as a controlled drug

*Including language that suggests a product will provide a "legal high"

Electronics equipment – examples include cable TV de-scramblers, radar scanners, and traffic signal control devices

Electronic surveillance equipment – examples include wiretapping devices and telephone bugging devices

Certain electronics equipment, such as equipment prohibited by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), can't be listed for sale on Show 1. For example, cell, GPS and other signal jamming devices are not allowed. Show 1 also doesn't allow the sale of products that are mainly intended to record the conversations or activities of others without them knowing.

Electronic Items

Not Allowed

*GPS, Cell, and other jamming devices: Signal jamming devices that claim to jam, block, or otherwise interfered with any radio frequency communication signals are not allowed. These include devices that jam or block cell phones, GPS, WiFi, or any other authorized communications signal.

*Traffic light control devices or signal changers: Products that claim to change stoplights or otherwise inhibit the natural pattern of a traffic signal are not allowed.

*Satellite and cable TV descramblers: Items that can only be used to access cable or satellite television programming without the permission of satellite or cable operators aren't allowed. Stating the item is for educational or testing purposes does not make it acceptable to list. Examples of items that aren't allowed include:

*Radar or laser jamming devices: Products that claim to jam or otherwise interfere with police radar aren't allowed.

*Smart Card programmers and un-loopers

*Blocker devices

*Hardware or software DSS emulators

*Programmed Smart Cards

*Information on how to access cable or satellite television programming without permission

*CB amplifiers: Examples of items that aren't allowed include:

*CB amplifiers

*Amplifiers posted within the CB category

*Amplifiers specified for use on the 11-meter band, including the 10/11 meter band

*Amplifiers designed for use in frequencies 24 MHz to 35MHz

*CB radios that are amplified to exceed 4 watts using the AM settings or 12 watts using the SSB settings

*Radio equipment that operates in both the CB and HAM frequencies

*Odometer modification devices

Surveillance Items

Allowed

*Answering machines

*Toy spy cameras for children

* Collectible or vintage spy cameras

Not Allowed

*Telephone bugging devices and wiretapping devices

*Miniature transmitters

*Surveillance microphones

*Listings that promote the use of photographic devices to surreptitiously view or record individuals for sexual purposes

Embargoed goods and prohibited countries

Different US agencies have restrictions that regulate or ban all trade with certain countries. Show 1 doesn't allow the sale of embargoed or restricted items from those countries.

Allowed

Certain informational items from sanctioned countries, such as

* Books

*Movies

*Artwork

*Photographs, music, or similar materials.

 Not Allowed

*We don't allow the sale of embargoed items from the following countries, and we don't allow organizations, businesses, or individuals to have or register accounts while based in these countries:

*Cuba

*Iran

*North Korea

*Syria

*We don't allow organizations, businesses, or individuals on the Specially Designated Nationals list (SDN) to have or register accounts.

*We don't permit the sale of items that claim to be pre-embargo because we cannot determine when an item was removed from a specific country

Event tickets

You can resell tickets to entertainment events, including sporting events, concerts, and plays. However, when you list a ticket on Show 1, you're responsible for making sure that selling your item doesn't violate any applicable laws. Make sure that you follow the specific guidelines for ticket resale prices in your area.

Make sure your listing follows these guidelines. If it does not, you might be subject to some actions. The listing might be removed, and you might me subject to limits of your buying and selling privileges and/or suspension of your account.

Allowed 

*You can resell event tickets as long as you make sure that the transactions don't violate any laws.

Restrictions

*Primary ticket sales

*Primary tickets are tickets sold directly by the artist, team, promoter, or organizer of the event. Primary    ticket sales are exempt from state ticket resale regulations.

*You must clearly and explicitly state in the listing that it is an authorized first sale of the ticket to the public and that it's being listed directly by the artist, team, promoter, or organizer.

Ticket packages

*Ticket packages are exempt from state ticket resale regulations. You can list ticket packages sales on Show 1 as long as they qualify as a ticket package.

*To qualify as a ticket package, you have to sell a ticket with one of these combinations:

*At least one item or experience of significant value that relates to the ticket event that you've coordinated with the event artist, team, promoter, or organizer.

Here are some examples:

*A meeting with the performer

*A backstage pass

An "experience" Type ticket.

or

*A complete travel package for the event that includes:

*Air transportation to the event location

*Commercial lodging for at least one night

Note: You must include both the air transportation and the lodging with the event ticket.

To promote safe selling of event tickets on Show 1, these standards neither replace nor dismiss Show 1’s general seller rules and policies, but rather supplement those rules. Sellers need to follow these guidelines when selling tickets on Show 1.

I agree not to sell, trade, produce, or advertise tickets that I do not have in my possession.

I agree not to participate in any way in the advertisement, sale, or trade of any ticket using any deceptive practices including, but not limited to, false or misleading claims of sales scarcity, face value, or current value.

I agree to promptly refund the purchase price for any ticket which has been deemed by the venue to be counterfeit or unacceptable for gaining entry to an event.

I agree to abide by all federal, state, and local laws relating to the tickets sales.

Firearms, weapons, and knives – examples include pepper spray, replicas, and stun guns (see also military items)

Firearms may not be sold

All firearms may be displayed in the Show 1 World Museum if they are listed as not for sale and cannot accept any offers ant any time.

Jan. 1, 1899 (other than a machinegun or other NFA category, such as a short-barreled gun) is NOT controlled in any way by Federal law. 

Allowed

Firearms can be displayed in the Show 1 World Museum if they are listed as not for sale and cannot accept any offers at any time.

Restrictions

*Toy cannons that cannot fire

*Signal cannons and calcium carbide cannons (unless it indicates it can fire a projectile)

Not Allowed

Government documents, IDs, and licenses

To prevent false identities, comply with the law, and help ensure public safety, we don't allow government identification cards, such as driver's licenses and passports, to be offered for sale.

Federal regulations also prohibit the sale of classified government documents (internal paperwork that are not for public use) and certain types of government-issued medals, so such items can't be sold on Show 1. For more examples of government-related items that aren't allowed, see the guidelines below.

 Make sure your listing follows these guidelines. If it does not, you might be subject to some actions. The listing might be removed, and you might me subject to limits of your buying and selling privileges and/or suspension of your account.

Allowed

*Antique (generally more than 100 years old) government documents such as birth certificates, marriage licenses, and ship captain's licenses

*Expired U.S. passports that were issued more than 20 years prior to the date of the sale

*Services for obtaining a license

Restricted

*Collectible vehicle license plates that are at least 3 years old. Sellers need to clearly state the plate's age in their listing description.

*Novelty certificates, as long as the listing specifies that it's a novelty item

Not Allowed

*Passports or a completed application for a passport

*Birth certificates or a completed applications for a birth certificate

*AutoCheck or Carfax reports

*Government-issued medals and certificates for medals, including the Air Force Cross, Congressional Medal of Honor, Distinguished Service Cross, Navy Cross, Purple Heart, or Silver Star. This also applies to a medal's associated buttons, ribbons, or rosettes.

*Classified or restricted government documents

*Current vehicle license plates and plates that look like current license plates

*Documents that are designed to look like official documents but are actually fake

*Government vehicle license plates

*Driver's licenses or completed applications for a driver's license

*Fake certificates or diplomas

*Fake IDs such as licenses or passports

*VIN plate rivets

* Vehicle titles or vehicle title stocks (although a vehicle title that's being sold with a vehicle is OK)

*Items that are used to create or modify IDs, government documents, licenses, or plates

*Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) plates

Government, transit, and shipping-related items – examples include airplane operations manuals, subway employee uniforms, and U.S. Postal Service (USPS) mailbags

Hazardous, restricted, or regulated materials – examples include batteries, fireworks, and refrigerants

Human remains and body parts

Show 1 allows some types of human remains and body parts to be bought and sold or listed in the world museum.

Make sure your listing follows these guidelines. If it does not, you might be subject to some actions. The listing might be removed, and you might me subject to limits of your buying and selling privileges and/or suspension of your account.

Allowed

*Items that contain human scalp hair (such as lockets or wigs)

Restrictions

*Skulls, skeletons, and bones used for medical, scientific, displays, art, or made for religious purposes, if the items were not attained illegally.

*Embalmed or preserved body parts used for medical, scientific, historical or display reasons, if not attained illegally.

*Ancient bodies or parts such as mummies, if not attained illegally.

Not allowed

*Live or frozen organs.

*Live or frozen eggs, sperm, blood, fluids.

*Waste products.

*Live or frozen body parts.

Items encouraging illegal activity – examples include an eBook describing how to create methamphetamine 

Lock picking devices

 You are not allowed to sell any lock picking or lock smiting devices on Show1 for legal reasons. If you are legally allowed to own lock picking equipment, you list it in the world museum for display only, not allowed to sell.

Lock picking and lock smiting devices are highly regulated in the United States. It's against the law to mail lock smiting devices, or to sell them to unauthorized buyers.

 See the Additional information section below for more details.

Make sure your listing follows these guidelines. If it does not, you might be subject to some actions. The listing might be removed, and you might me subject to limits of your buying and selling privileges and/or suspension of your account.

Allowed

*Antique skeleton keys

*Key guides

*Replacement parts for key cutting machines

*Blank keys

*Educational material on how to become a locksmith

* Depth keys

 Not Allowed

*Autolock bypass keys (also called jigglers)

*Bump keys

*Code grabbing devices

*Devices to make or duplicate keys:

*Key cutting machines - functional or not (includes automatic or hand-held manual cutting devices)

*Code cutters

*Cam cutters

*Devices designed to pick a lock:

*Lock picks

*Lock pick tool sets

*Lock pick cards

*Lock pick gun

*Tubular lock picks

*Digital decoders

*Educational material on how to pick a lock

*Master keys (also called skeleton keys)

*Slim-jims (including roadside emergency kits that may contain this device)

*Tension bars

*Try-out keys

Lottery tickets

Lottery tickets, fast-food game pieces, coupons for sweepstakes, codes, raffles, or drawings generally offer a chance to win something. Show 1 does not allow this type of item, unless it follows the below categories.

Make sure your listing follows these guidelines. If it does not, you might be subject to some actions. The listing might be removed, and you might me subject to limits of your buying and selling privileges and/or suspension of your account.

Allowed

*Expired lottery tickets; the listing must clearly state that the ticket is not redeemable

*Scratch-off lottery tickets if they have already been scratched off

*Scratch-off lottery tickets that have not been scratched off and are expired

*"Instant win" coupons for free food or discount coupons

*Loyalty or reward codes that can't be used for cash or prize drawings

Not Allowed

*Current, active lottery tickets

*Lottery tickets from a foreign country

*Fast-food game pieces

*Any product reward code, such as Pepsi Points and Coke Rewards, that can be entered into a sweepstakes, raffle, or drawing for cash or prizes

*Ticket options if the listing states, for example, that buyers have a chance to purchase tickets at face value if a certain team doesn't make it to a specified game

Mailing lists and personal information

Show 1 doesn't allow the advertisement of businesses or people who sell of names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, or other personal information, such as social security numbers or contact information.

We allow Show 1 members to list their own professional profiles, services and business’s in the Professional Profile and Business & Service listings section.

Make sure your listing follows these guidelines. If it does not, you might be subject to some actions. The listing might be removed, and you might me subject to limits of your buying and selling privileges and/or suspension of your account.

Restrictions

*Telephone numbers are allowed as part of the sale of a legitimate business, but only if:

*The phone number is not a toll-free number

*Your listing makes it clear that the phone number is being sold as part of the sale of the business

Not Allowed

*Bulk email lists, including:

*Opt-in lists

*Information on how to obtain bulk email lists

*Corporate email lists

*Private email lists

*Ezines with opt-in bulk email lists

*Instant messenger (IM) information

*Internet protocol (IP) information

*Leads that may provide possible sales information

*Mailing lists

*Social networking items, including but not limited to:

*Social networking profiles or accounts

*Invitations to networking sites that aren't yet open to the public

*Social networking "likes," "followers," "subscribers," or similar items

*Any items associated with social networking accounts that result in or encourage spam or the exchange of personal information

*Software or tools designed to send unsolicited email (spam) or harvest email addresses

*Software, tools, or services designed to send unsolicited texts or instant messages

Medical drugs, devices, and healthcare – examples include prescription drugs, contact lenses, pacemakers, and surgical instruments

Show 1 does not allow sellers to list any drugs or medications that require a prescription from a licensed practitioner (such as a doctor, dentist, optometrist, or veterinarian). We also don't allow the sale of most prescription medical devices.

We do allow the sale of professional medical devices to authorized buyers, as long as the seller carefully follows the requirements in our guidelines.

Most over-the-counter (OTC) items are allowed, as long as their listings don't mention or compare them to prescription drugs. Injectable substances are never allowed, even if they're available over the counter.

Some drugs that don't require a prescription are restricted in certain forms, or when they're not properly packaged, labeled, or described.

Make sure your listing follows these guidelines. If it does not, you might be subject to some actions. The listing might be removed, and you might me subject to limits of your buying and selling privileges and/or suspension of your account.

Allowed

*Most over-the-counter (OTC) products, including:

*Allergy medications that don't contain pseudoephedrine

*Antacids (see the restriction on non-prescription strength OTC medications below)

*Nicotine gums and patches

*Pain relievers

*Vitamins

*Unexpired personal hygiene products

*New, unopened personal hygiene and cosmetic applicators

*Over-the-counter (OTC) medical devices

*Nasal pillows only (without accessories that effectively make the item a medical mask)

Restrictions

*Listings for ephedra-free products must state that the item doesn't contain any ephedra. The listing needs to include photos that show that the item is ephedra-free.

*Over-the-counter medications that contain non-prescription strengths of prescription drugs can be listed, but the concentration of the prescription drug needs to be mentioned in the listing. For example, omeprazole (a prescription drug) can be listed, as long as it's clear that it's the 20mg version.

*Flea control products (such as Program, Advantage, and Top Spot) must be sealed in their original packaging.

*Heartworm medicines for animals (such as Sentinel, Revolution, Heartgard, and Interceptor) can only contain non-prescription forms of ivermectin, and the listings must include the NADA or ANADA number.

*Descriptions of herbal and holistic remedies and other items can't compare the products to prescription drugs, imply any non-FDA-approved treatments, or be marketed as having the same results as a prescription drug.

Health care items.

*Over–the-counter (OTC) vitamins can be listed as long as:

*The packaging is intact and the item hasn't been tampered with

*The item can be delivered to the buyer before the expiration date

*The item has been stored safely according to storage directions on the item's packaging

*All healthcare and personal hygiene items must be delivered to buyers before the clearly marked expiration or "use by" date. All listings for these items are required to show the expiration date in the listing.

Describing drugs and drug-like substances

Restricted

*Personal testimonials are allowed (for example, "I used this, and it reduced my back pain.") However, sellers can't guarantee that the results will be the same for everyone.

*Claiming or suggesting that muscle-building supplements have the same effect as steroids

Medical devices

*Medical devices that require government authorization for distribution to third parties are allowed, as long as the seller meets the requirements specified in the Additional Information section below.

*Vintage or collectible medical devices that are not intended for use are allowed, but the listing must make it clear that the item is vintage and not for use.

*Listings for hearing aids need to meet the requirements below.

*Software for reporting or recording how airway pressure machines are functioning is allowed, as long as the software can't make adjustments to the machine

Not Allowed

Any substance the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) defines as requiring a prescription, including:

*Allergy medicines

*Contraceptives, including implantable devices

*Ephedrine in any form or combination

*Injectable substances, including vitamins, whether for humans or animals

*Insulin in all forms, including non-prescription

*Nicotine inhalers (these require a prescription in the US)

*Pseudoephedrine in any form or combination

*Items that may not require a prescription, but are only available for sale through a licensed physician

*Products containing ephedra or ma huang

Health care items

*Healthcare items subject to recall by the FDA or the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)

*Expired over-the-counter medications, supplements, health and beauty items

*Claiming that an herbal product or medication will produce the same results or have the same effect as a prescription or controlled drug

*Claiming that stamina products work like Viagra or other erectile dysfunction medications

*Making a claim that an item can cure an ailment or a disease when the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) hasn't approved such claims

Medical devices

Many medical devices that require a prescription aren't allowed, for example:

*Contact lenses (prescription or non-prescription)

*Prescription eyewear* (vintage eyeglasses sold for collectible purposes are allowed)  

*Electrical Muscle Stimulation (EMS) units and their accessories that require a prescription

*Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulators (TENS) machines and their accessories that require a prescription

*Oxygen concentrators, oxygen compressors, oxygen conservers and their accessories that require a prescription

*Defibrillators that aren't approved for over-the-counter sale and that require a prescription

*Pulse oximeters that require a prescription

*Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP), Bilevel Positive Airway Pressure (BiPAP) devices, and Variable Positive Airway Pressure (VPAP) devices as these devices require a prescription. Over the counter (OTC) versions of these devices are allowed

*CPAP, BiPAP or VPAP accessories that require a prescription, such as masks, nasal pillow systems, flow generators, humidifiers, or head gear with a mask

*Any items that can be used to adjust airway pressure machines, including tools and software

*Implantable devices, such as pacemakers, heart valves, vascular grafts, ventricular bypass devices, and implantable infusion pumps.

Military items (see also firearms, weapons, and knives)                          

Because of different and various complex US laws and other regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), 22 CFR 120-130, controlling the sale and possession of certain items (including parts/components, software, and information) or items which were designed or modified for military or defense purposes, there are some items that can't be listed on Show 1 and others that can only be listed under certain conditions.

You may list all military items in the Show 1 “World Museum” if not for sale only and cannot accept offers.  Note this does Not Apply if not offensive or hate related see offensive section.

Below tells what information on what you can and can’t sell.

Make sure your listing follows these guidelines. If it does not, you might be subject to some actions. The listing might be removed, and you might me subject to limits of your buying and selling privileges and/or suspension of your account.

Allowed

SELLING

*Military surplus items or other military-related items that you can find in both online and retail stores, such as military-related backpacks, blankets, canteens, clothing, foot lockers, hats, helmets, non-restricted instruments and tools, and so on.

*Body armor that is not military-issued or restricted by any laws or regulations governing military ordnance.

*Military uniforms.

*Some parts and accessories for antiquated military vehicles or equipment that don't have explosive capabilities.

*Replica military ordnance that was never actual ordnance, such as a replica firearm or explosive

Restrictions

The import and export of certain items and information is strictly regulated by US federal law and regulations. 'Military items', as described within this policy, include those which are

specifically or otherwise identified on the U.S. Munitions List (USML) found in Part 121 of the ITAR.

Some military items (such as body armor, firearm scopes, head gear, and night vision goggles) listed in the ITAR Part 121 are OK to sell, but only if all of the following conditions are met:

*The item is listed on the US Show 1 website (Show 1.com).

*The buyer, the seller, and the item are located in the US

*The seller specifically states the item will only be shipped domestically (within the US) and

*The buyer certifies that they are a US citizen or permanent resident

BUYING

In order to comply with US export trade laws and regulations, you must be a US citizen or permanent resident of the US to bid on or buy these types of military items. These items can only be bid on or bought if the buyer intends to use the item for personal use only and has no intention of exporting the item outside of the US.

You can list these items under certain conditions:

*Meals, Ready to Eat (MREs) that don't include a heating device, have a clearly marked expiration date, must be delivered to the buyer before they expire.

*Level I, II, or III body armor or Small Arms Protection Insert (SAPI) plates, as long as you indicate the specific level in your listing.

Not Allowed

*Technical data as defined under Part 120 of the ITAR, including user manuals for military items

*Military ordnance such as weapons, ammunition, and their related parts—even if the items are considered demilitarized, De-milled, rendered inert, or unserviceable. We can't confirm whether an item has been changed in such a way that makes it safe and legal to sell or transport

*Most military vehicles, including aircraft and ships, and the parts or accessories for these vehicles

*Grenades such as metal military practice grenades, rifle grenades, propelled grenades, dummy grenades, inert grenades (including relics, curios, memorabilia, novelty, or display items), grenade launchers, grenade launcher attachments, and mines.

The following types of body armor:

*SAPI plates that don't clearly state their respective level (I, II, or III)

*Level IV body armor or Small Arms Protective Insert (SAPI) plates

*Military police uniforms or any part of the uniform (such as badges, patches, armbands, and so on) that designates someone as a police officer from any branch of the US military.

*Military-issued body armor or body armor stamped with "US," including Outer Tactical Vests (OTV) or SAPI plates

*Interceptor Body Armor (IBA), including items manufactured by Point Blank (PBI), Second Chance (SCI), and Armor Holding

*Detachable groin armor (cod pieces) and neck armor

*Interceptor OTV with or without plates

*Military police uniforms or any part of the uniform (such as badges, patches, armbands, and so on) that designates someone as a police officer from any branch of the US military.

*Military instruments containing radium or any other hazardous substance.

*Heaters for Meals, Ready-to-Eat (MREs) and flameless ration heaters (FRHs). This also applies to listings for MREs that have heaters as part of the item for sale.

Multi-level marketing, pyramid, and matrix programs

Show 1 does not allow listings or advertising of multi-level marketing programs (including online payment randomizers), Ponzi schemes, matrix, pyramid, and all similar programs. These programs are often regulated or illegal.

Make sure your listing follows these guidelines. If it does not, you might be subject to some actions. The listing might be removed, and you might me subject to limits of your buying and selling privileges and/or suspension of your account.

Not allowed

*Multi-level marketing:

*This includes any business where you receive income from your own sales and income from your recruited members.

*Online payment randomizers (because the majority of commissions are paid for recruitment of new members, and typically operate by random placement within the program.)

*Pyramid schemes:

*These schemes often ignore the actual selling of products and services, and concentrate on the income you can earn by recruiting new distributors. Pyramid schemes might not involve selling products.

*Matrix programs:

*These programs involve the exchange of money primarily for being added to a waiting list for a product. If you're at the top of the list, you receive a product when a set number of people join after you join.

Offensive material – examples include ethnically or racially offensive material and Nazi memorabilia  

Show 1 does not allow any items that promote or glorify hatred, violence, racial, sexual, or religious intolerance, or promote organizations with such views. We'll also remove listings that graphically portray graphic violence or victims of violence, unless they have substantial social, artistic, or political value.

Show 1 exercises judgment in allowing or disallowing certain listings consistent with the spirit of a worldwide community. We carefully consider all the details before deciding to remove such listings when they're brought to our attention, looking at the entire listing to see if it goes against our guidelines.

Make sure your listing follows these guidelines. If it does not, you might be subject to some actions. The listing might be removed, and you might me subject to limits of your buying and selling privileges and/or suspension of your account.

Disasters and human tragedies

Allowed

Items and media related to natural disasters or human tragedies that have substantial social, artistic, or political value:

*Newspaper clippings

*Documentaries

*Books on the tragedy or disaster

*Photos of the devastation of a trage*dy or disaster

*Commemorative photos, paintings, or works of art

*Charity websites or charity listings set up to benefit the victims of a disaster or tragic event

Not Allowed

*Listings that graphically portray, glorify, or attempt to profit from human tragedy or suffering, or that are insensitive to victims of such events.

Terrorist organizations and hate groups

Not Allowed

*Items promoting or commemorating other groups with views of hatred, violence, racial, religious, or sexual intolerance (such as the Aryan Brotherhood and Neo-Nazi groups)

Items related to violent felons

Out of respect for the families and friends of victims, we don't allow listing items closely associated with violent felons within the past 100 years. We also don't allow the listing of items that benefit people convicted of violent felonies, whether the item is listed by that person or by someone else.

Allowed

*Violent felon items more than 100 years old, such as items related to Jack the Ripper

*Books, documentaries and Hollywood-style movies about violent crimes

Not Allowed

*Personal belongings of anyone convicted of a violent felony or any work, such as a book, from which they might profit

*Letters or artwork created by serial killers or violent felons

*Novelty items related to or glorifying violent felons Items from notorious crime scenes

*Items promoting violence against an individual, including convicted criminals

*Items promoting violence against an individual, including convicted criminals

*Items that are not permitted include, but are not limited to:

Nazi and Nazi-Relatyed.

Show 1 recognizes the historical significance of World War II and that there are many militaria collectors around the world. We allow some related historical items, but ban others, particularly those that amount to Nazi propaganda, or that are disrespectful to victims.

Allowed

*Stamps, letters, and envelopes displaying Nazi postmarks (must comply with the currency and stamp policy)

*Currency issued by the Nazi German government, including military scripts

*Historically accurate WWII military model kits that have Nazi symbols

*Historical and religious items that bear a swastika if they are made before 1933 and are not related to Nazism

*Firearms listed in the world museum.

Not Allowed

Historical Holocaust-related items, including reproductions such as:

*Uniforms and personal belongings of concentration camp prisoners

*Jewish identification (armbands, Star of David)

*Holocaust photos that depict dead bodies, executions, or other violent or degrading scenes

*Nazi-issued documents (passports, travel papers)

*Historical Nazi-related items, including reproductions such as:

*Uniforms, uniform components, weapons, or other items that bear Nazi symbols, whether visible or covered

*Listings in which images are edited or cropped to try and hide Nazi symbols

*DE Nazified items (items that originally had Nazi symbols that have been removed)

*1936 Olympic medals

*Items that were owned by, affiliated with, or books written by Nazi leaders such as:

*Joseph Goebbels

*Hermann Goering

*Rudolf Hess

*Reinhard Heydrich

*Heinrich Himmler

*Adolf Hitler

*Any item made after 1933 that bears a swastika (e.g., jewelry, clothing, rugs, fabrics), unless listed in the allowed section above. We are sensitive that the swastika is commonly and legitimately used in religions, including Hinduism and Buddhism. However, given the highly offensive nature of the Nazi swastika, we have decided to not allow any non-historic items bearing a swastika.

*Media identified as Nazi propaganda or that otherwise promote hatred or racial supremacy including historic and current items

Offensive or violent material

Allowed

*Items of historical importance associated with acts of violence against public figures

*Documentaries and Hollywood-style horror movies, even if they have graphic, violent subject matter

Not Allowed

*Items not permitted to be listed include, but not are not limited to:

*Any item that glorifies or promotes violence toward humans or animals

*Execution or torture-related media or devices

*Explicit crime scene or morgue media

Racially or ethnically offensive language, historical items, reproductions, and works of art and media

Show 1 does not allow the use of racially derogatory language or racially or ethnically offensive listings except in a few very specific cases described here, including items with historical significance.

Restrictions

*Art and media listings (such as books and music) where the offensive word or phrase is part of the title of the work. These items must be listed in the correct category.

*The term Negro is OK unless it's used in a derogatory or offensive way.

*Actual Black Americana items listed in the appropriate category

*Reproductions of Black Americana items can't include racially offensive words in the title or description and can only be listed in the Collectibles > Culture & Ethnicities > Black Americana > Reproductions category.

*Images of items that contain offensive terms can be listed if it is part of the actual name of the item but the term cannot be in the title or description of the listing.

*Authentic or vintage items must clearly state authenticity within the listing

Not Allowed

*Racial slurs

*Items promoting or marketing intolerance toward religion, sexual orientation, race, or ethnic background

*Slavery items, including reproductions, such as tags, shackles, documents, bills of sale, etc.

*Confederate battle flag and related items with its image

Pesticides

Because of potential health and safety issues associated by pesticides, Show 1 does not allow there sale. Only collectible items are allowed to be shown in the word museum listed as not for sale only. Cannot accept offers.

Make sure your listing follows these guidelines. If it does not, you might be subject to some actions. The listing might be removed, and you might me subject to limits of your buying and selling privileges and/or suspension of your account.

Allowed

*Snake bite kits

*Collectible Pesticide memorabilia, if it poses no health risk to humans.

Police-related items

With a few exceptions, Show 1 generally does not allow the sale of law enforcement badges or official law enforcement equipment from any public entity.

 Items can be displayed in the “world museum” if owned legally, are not accepting offers, and are not for sale only.

This includes badges issued by the government of any country. This rule also applies to police badges and official equipment from federal, state, or local law enforcement agencies in the US.

Make sure your listing follows these guidelines. If it does not, you might be subject to some actions. The listing might be removed, and you might me subject to limits of your buying and selling privileges and/or suspension of your account.

Allowed

Badges and identification:

*Fake, novelty, or clearly unofficial badges such as plastic or cartoon badges

*School safety patrol badges

Restrictions

US historical badges that meet both of these requirements:

*The listing description clearly says that the badge is a historical piece that's at least 75 years old or was issued by an organization that no longer exists.

*The item doesn't look like a current-issue law enforcement badge (for example, an antique sheriff's badge from 19th century Tombstone). If we have reason to believe that the item looks like a current- issue badge, we may remove the listing for public safety reasons.

*Mini-badges that are about 1 inch by 1 inch in size. The listing has to include a picture of the item that shows scale.

Not Allowed

*Badges encased in Lucite

Badges from federal law enforcement agencies, including:

*Bureau of Indian Affairs

*Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

*Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

*Military Police (MP) or Criminal Investigative Services

*Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

*U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

*U.S. National Park or Forest Service

*U.S. Marshal

*U.S. or Canadian Border Patrol

*U.S. Postal Inspector

*U.S. Secret Service (Department of the Treasury)

*Badges from state, county, or other municipal law enforcement agencies

*Badges issued by foreign governments, including international police badges

*Badges issued by private security companies

*Badge patches or patches in the shape of a badge, including:

*The National Park Service arrowhead patch

*The US Forest Service patch

*Credential cases

*Identification cards or credentials for members of law enforcement

*Mini TSA badges

*Movie prop badges

*Private investigator badges

*Quasi-law enforcement badges such as fire department badges

*Reproductions of current police badges, including fake badges that look like current issue police badges – for example, an X-Files FBI badge

*Special event badges like inauguration badges

Emergency vehicles, lighting, and sirens

Allowed

*Antique emergency lighting or sirens

*Aviation beacon lights for aircrafts

*Emergency lighting for toy or model cars (no color restriction)

*Industrial or security system emergency lighting

*Siren speakers

*Show car lighting (undercarriage) or Knight Rider-style kits

Restrictions

*Actual decommissioned emergency vehicles that don't have current decals or prohibited lighting. Be sure to list these items in the appropriate eBay Motors category.

*Emergency light bars that offer only amber or clear lenses

*Emergency light bars that offer only amber or clear LEDs

*Decals for toy or model cars, though the listing has to include a picture of these items that show scale

Not Allowed

*Fully operational emergency vehicles with lights, sirens, and so on

*Lighting for emergency vehicles

*Listings for emergency lighting systems that have black and white or stock images

*Red, green, or blue lenses used for emergency vehicle lights

*Red, green, or blue LEDs for emergency vehicles

*Siren controls or amplifiers for emergency vehicles

*Specific law enforcement decals

Uniforms

Allowed

*Novelty hats or shirts even if they say "Police," "Sherriff," or "SWAT""

*Police uniform accessories that are not department issued items (such as cuff links, name plates, ranks, tie clips, and so on)

*Shoulder patches for police uniforms or jackets

*Uniforms and equipment for ambulance services, emergency medical technicians (EMTs), or firefighters

*Utility belts or belt accessories

Restrictions

*Components of police-style uniforms (such as shirts, pants, ties, and so on) that weren't issued by a law enforcement agency

*Obsolete police uniforms that in don't look like current-issue police uniforms, although sellers have to meet both of these requirements:

*The information above is clearly stated in the listing description.

*Pictures of the item are included in the listing.

Not Allowed

*Military police uniforms or components of those uniforms

*Official, current- or recent-issue police uniforms or components of those uniforms (such as boots, hats, helmets, jackets, and shirts)

*Official, current- or recent-issue Canadian military uniforms

*Raid jackets

*Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) uniforms or components of those uniforms

*US or Canadian Customs and Border Protection uniforms or components of those uniforms, including shoulder patches

*Authentic prison uniforms (costume prison uniforms are allowed)

Other Items

Allowed

*Authorized souvenir items (such as buttons, cuff links, fake badges, hats, money clips, mugs, pens, pins, and t-shirts)

*COPS decals or novelty items

*Riot shields

*Some Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) items are allowed, with the exception of the items listed in the Not allowed section below.

*Thin Blue Line police items

Not Allowed

The following Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) items aren't allowed to be listed because they pose a risk to the safety of police officers:

*Car window shields or decals

*Emblems or frames for license plates

*Tear gas

*Traffic light control devices such as a Mobile Infrared Transmitter (MIRT)

Political memorabilia (reproduction)

Political memorabilia reproductions and any fantasy items must be clearly marked as such in both the item title and description.

It must also be clearly marked with the date of manufacture.

It must be listed in the (reproduction) section

This policy applies to all political memorabilia, including buttons, posters, literature, stickers, or other forms of political advertisements and candidate promotions.

Make sure your listing follows these guidelines. If it does not, you might be subject to some actions. The listing might be removed, and you might me subject to limits of your buying and selling privileges and/or suspension of your account.

Allowed

*Reproduced political pins.

*Fantasy items, such as newly produced political items of past presidents that didn't exist at that

Not Allowed

*Any reproduction that doesn't clearly show the manufacture date Fantasy items using

*Fantasy items using copyrighted images not authorized for use by the owner, its agent, or the law

Postage meters

Show 1 does not allow the sale of postage meters because the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) regulates the sale of them, and postage meters can only be leased by authorized dealers. You may only them in the world museum not for sale if you can legally own them.

Make sure your listing follows these guidelines. If it does not, you might be subject to some actions. The listing might be removed, and you might me subject to limits of your buying and selling privileges and/or suspension of your account.

Allowed

*Antique postage meters not for current postage use.

*Postage meter bases

*Postage scales

*Actual postage (such as collectible stamps)

Not allowed

*Modern postage meters

Prescription drugs

Show 1 does not allow sellers to list for sale or in the world museum, any drugs or medications that require a prescription from a licensed practitioner (such as a doctor, dentist, optometrist, or veterinarian). We also don't allow the sale of most prescription medical devices.

Make sure your listing follows these guidelines. If it does not, you might be subject to some actions. The listing might be removed, and you might me subject to limits of your buying and selling privileges and/or suspension of your account.

Prohibited services

Show 1 does not allow the sale of, or businesses offering any services that are illegal, sexual in nature, or that violate Show 1’s User Agreement.

Make sure your listing follows these guidelines. If it does not, you might be subject to some actions. The listing might be removed, and you might me subject to limits of your buying and selling privileges and/or suspension of your account.

Allowed

Some examples of the types of services that are allowed include:

*Home improvement services

*Photography services

*A gift certificate for a spa massage but there can't be any hints of sexual contact in the listing

*Other services that can be listed in our Specialty Services categories.

Not allowed

*Adult entertainment listings

*Offers for personal relationships, including in-person or online relationships

*Offers to become friends on online social networking sites like MySpace and Facebook

*Any listing that in any way offers or suggests sexual contact, including dating and escort services

*Personal advice and coaching

*Website traffic-driving services, search placement services, and banner ad services

Real estate

Show 1 allows real estate listings through its real estate section.

Recalled items

Show 1 supports governmental agencies including the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) in their efforts to protect consumers against potentially hazardous products. Show 1 Sellers aren't allowed to list items that are prohibited from being sold because of a recall. If an item can be legally sold but is subject to a recall, sellers must include appropriate information about the recall within the listing. All items sold to US buyers must follow all applicable state and federal laws, including the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act.

Allowed

*Any items that are not currently subject to a recall or by the manufacturer of another agency, such as the CPSC

Not Allowed

*Air bags

*Products recalled by the CPSC or NHTSA.

*Products recalled by a manufacturer or another government agency if the sale of the product is prohibited by law or regulation.

*Drop side cribs.

Slot machines

Show 1 generally doesn’t allow coin-operated slot machines for sale. They can be shown in the Show 1 word museum for display. Laws are complex in different states, regulated, or not allowed in a number of states.

Allowed

*Non-coin-operated slot machines that don't accept or pay out coins or currency

*Non-functional slot machines that were never functional but made solely for display

*Coin-operated slot machines that have been permanently altered so that they won't accept coins and can't be converted into an operational slot machine

Restricted

Selling antique slot machines Sellers in most states can list slot machines that are at least 25 years old as long as they include the age of the machine in the listing. A few states require that slot machines be even older to qualify for antique status, but a few allow more recent machines. Check your local laws to ensure that your transaction is lawful in your area.

However, buyers and sellers in the following states may not buy or sell antique slot machines because of laws prohibiting slot machine ownership in their state:

*Alabama

*Connecticut

*Hawaii

*Nebraska

*South Carolina

*Tennessee

All listings for antique slot machines for sale must include the following text:  Due to laws regulating the sale of antique slot machines, I, as the seller, will not sell to members in the states of Alabama, Connecticut, Hawaii, Nebraska, South Carolina, and Tennessee. Bids from members residing in any of these states will be canceled. Buy It Now transactions with buyers residing in these states will be considered void."

Not Allowed

*Coin-operated slot machines that are not antiques

*Slot machines that can be converted to coin operation and are not antiques

*Replica coin-operated slot machines that are operable and are less than 25 years old

Stamps

Listings for stamps must follow these guidelines:

Include all information about any alterations or changes that may have been made to the item for sale.

Include all relevant information that you know about the item, date of issue, such as origin, and condition.

Include clear pictures of the actual item being sold. It is not allowed to show stock photos and images that are dark, out of focus, edited, or misleading.

Identify every individual item listed to avoid misunderstandings about what is for sale.

All flaws or alterations to the item being sold that cannot be seen in the pictures must be specified in the description of the listing if item is for sale.

Don't make false or misleading claims of sales scarcity, value, condition or investment potential.

* Include all relevant information that you know about the item, such as origin, date of issue, and condition.  

Allowed

*Original stamps

*Replica stamps that are clearly marked

Not Allowed

*Counterfeit stamps

*Equipment for making counterfeit stamps

Stocks and other securities

Show 1 does not allow the sale of stock or security interests. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regulates the sale of stocks and other security interests that represent a current investment ownership interest in an entity. They also regulate efforts by individuals to raise money or find investors for businesses.

Individual stock broker and investment companies may advertise in the business or professional sections only.

Please make sure your listing follows these guidelines below. If it doesn’t, it may be removed, and you may have other actions taken. Including restricting your buying, selling and listing activities privileges or suspension of your account.  

Allowed

Some business-related items are not "securities" and may be listed on Show 1 at a future date. Here are some examples of items that might be sold.

*100% of the assets of a business (inventory, lease, good will) where no transfer of stock is involved

*Information about how to start a business

*Any sale of inventory, leases, or fixtures

"Turnkey" businesses, such as vending machines or windshield repair kits

* Individual stock broker and investment companies may advertise in the business or professional sections only.

Restrictions

*Collectible stock certificates must be canceled or represent an interest in an entity that no longer legally exists

Single-share stock certificates marketed for gift purposes rather than investment purposes, as long as:

*The certificates are marked and advertised as non-transferable

*The ownership is not transferred into the name of the purchaser

*The minimum sale price is more than twice the current exchange trading price of the underlying single share security

Not Allowed

Examples of stocks and securities that are not allowed on Show 1

*Any documentation that represents proof of a current investment interest in any entity; for example, stocks, bonds, or investment interests. This includes, but isn't limited to, corporations or partnerships. (Canceled certificates and single-share gifts are business-related items that are allowed.)

*Any Credit;  As an example, you cannot sell $1500 in credit

*Any solicitations to invest money in any business venture

*Any portion of an ongoing business

*100% of any ongoing business if the sale involves a transfer of any stock in that business(Sales like this that don't include stock are allowed as a business-related item.)

*Notes, except mortgage notes as described in our real estate policy

*Any Liens such as tax liens, tax liens certificates, or mechanic liens

*Any investments in oil or gas royalties

*Insurance policies

Stolen property

Show 1 does not allow any stolen property to be sold or displayed in the Show 1 World Museum.

The sale of stolen property violates international, state, and federal law, and we notify law enforcement of any attempts to sell stolen property on our site. We also support the investigation and prosecution of sellers who violate this policy.

Make sure your listing follows these guidelines. If it doesn't, it may be removed, and you may be subject to a range of other actions, including limits of your buying and selling privileges and suspension of your account.

Not allowed

*Items stolen from private individuals

* Items stolen from businesses or place of work1

*Property taken without authorization from companies or governments

Surveillance equipment

Certain electronics equipment, such as equipment prohibited by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), can't be listed or sold on Show 1. For example, cell, GPS and other signal jamming devices are not allowed. Show 1 also doesn't allow the sale of products that are mainly intended to record the conversations or activities of others without them knowing.

Make sure your listing follows these guidelines. If it does not, you might be subject to some actions. The listing might be removed, and you might me subject to limits of your buying and selling privileges and/or suspension of your account

Restrictions

*Low-power radio transmitting devices and related equipment: The FCC restricts how powerful these items can be. FM transmitters are limited to an effective range of approximately 35-100 feet (11-30 meters). AM transmitters are limited to an effective range of approximately 200-250 feet (61-76 meters). Sellers can't list devices that claim or suggest they have a larger range.

*Extended coverage high frequency transceivers: Equipment that is intended to operate in various radio services in the high frequency radio spectrum, including "10-meter" Amateur Radio Service (ARS) equipment, can be listed. However, sellers can't list high frequency transceivers that are designed to operate on frequencies outside of the ARS bands unless the transceiver has been issued a grant of equipment authorization by the FCC.

*Cordless telephones: Cordless telephones can be listed on eBay as long as they are authorized by the FCC. Authorized cordless telephones display an FCC identification number and compliance label. Note: A listing of a long-range cordless telephone that operates below 1000 MHz and that transmits over one kilometer (1094 yards) must state in the listing the specific FCC identification number displayed on that telephone.

*Radar detectors: Radar detectors can be listed as long as they are authorized by the FCC.

*Appliances: All appliances available for sale in California must be certified under the California Energy Commission as meeting currently applicable efficiency standards. Listings for items located in California must meet these standards. For more information, visit the California Energy Commission website. To see whether your appliance is certified, check the Appliances Database.

Not Allowed

*Cell, GPS, and other jamming devices: Signal jamming devices that claim to block, jam, or otherwise interfered with radio frequency communication signals are not allowed. This includes devices that jam or block cell phones, GPS, WiFi, or any other authorized communications signal. You can review the FCC's jammer enforcement for more information.

*Radar or laser jamming devices: Products that claim to jam or otherwise interfere with police radar aren't allowed.

*Traffic light control devices or signal changers: Products that claim to change stoplights or otherwise inhibit the natural pattern of a traffic signal aren't allowed.

*Satellite and cable TV descramblers: Items that can only be used to access cable or satellite television programming without the permission of satellite or cable operators aren't allowed. Stating the item is for educational or testing purposes does not make it acceptable to list. Examples of items that aren't allowed include:

*Smart Card programmers and unloopers

*Programmed Smart Cards

*Blocker device

*Hardware or software DSS emulators

*Information on how to access cable or satellite television programming without permission

*CB amplifiers: Examples of items that aren't allowed include:

*CB amplifiers

*Amplifiers specified for use on the 11-meter band, including the 10/11 meter band

*Amplifiers designed for use in frequencies 24 MHz to 35MHz

*Amplifiers posted within the CB category

*CB radios that are amplified to exceed 4 watts using the AM settings or 12 watts using the SSB settings

*Radio equipment that operates in both the CB and HAM frequencies

*Odometer modification devices

*Listings that promote the use of photographic devices to surreptitiously view or record individuals for sexual purposes

Tobacco

You are not allowed to sell any tobacco products on Show 1, including collectible packaging that contains tobacco, because of the strict government regulations. You are allowed to display tobacco products in the “world museum” if they are not for sale and cannot be sold. For details on what can and can't be listed, see our guidelines.

Show 1’s tobacco policy only applies to items sold on the U.S. Show 1 website (Show 1.com). Our international websites may have different rules, so be sure to check each country's website to see what's allowed. Be sure to also follow our international trading policy.

If you're selling an item that's allowed, you can only offer domestic shipping. You're not allowed to ship these items outside the US.

Make sure your listing follows these guidelines. If it does not, you might be subject to some actions. The listing might be removed, and you might me subject to limits of your buying and selling privileges and/or suspension of your account.

Allowed

*Collectible packaging that's completely empty (no tobacco inside the package)

*Promotional items with tobacco brand logos, such as calendars, hats, and shirts

*Memorabilia, posters, or similar items (including vintage) for tobacco products

*Tobacco seeds

*Vintage ads for tobacco products

Restricted

*Cigar bands and packaging can only be listed individually if they don't include actual tobacco

*Items that are used for smoking tobacco—including cigarette papers and pipes—as long as they follow our drugs and drug paraphernalia policy

Not Allowed

*Any item containing tobacco, including, but not limited to cigarettes, cigars, and loose tobacco

*Blunts or cigar wraps

*Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and components as defined under FDA regulations

*Herbal cigarettes or herbal tobacco (sometimes called nicotine-free cigarettes or tobacco-free cigarettes)

*Hookah or Shisha molasses that contains tobacco

*Including photos of cigarettes, cigars, and other tobacco items when selling cigar bands, collectible packaging, or other accessories

*Nicotine inhalers or nasal sprays (see our medical drugs and devices policy)

Travel

Allowed

Show 1 only allows individual accredited and licensed travel providers or travel agents to advertise in the Business & Services listings section.

In your listing, your business must display all travel licensing credentials by name and number including your California Seller of Travel. (The California Seller of Travel license is not required for vacation packages that do not include air travel or cruises (CST) license.)

It is up to the individual and members to research travel companies licensing and accreditations.

Any UN-licensed, or accredited listings will be removed, fraudulent activities could have appropriate action and reported within the law.

Individual offers for travel renting or homes or apartments, condos, timeshare weeks, travel and other, related is not allowed at this time.

Not Allowed

*Lodging locations

*Airlines Tickets

*Cruise lines or cruise points of departure or destination

*Choice travel certificates

*Travel club memberships, including service, cards, or identification numbers that give the holder the right to free or discounted travel or some other travel-related benefit.

Travel-related incentives, including:

*Airline gift cards

*Awards

*Certificates

*Codes

*Coupons

*Credits

*Frequent-travel miles

*Lodging certificates

*Travel or lodging gift cards

*Upgrades

*Vouchers

Travel-related incentives cannot be listed because:

Travel providers own the rights to these incentives and can void or confiscate them at any time.

They can be redeemed for travel services only and not for cash.

They place the buyers and sellers at risk of having travel privileges revoked by the travel provider.

Show 1 members are obligated to comply with the terms and conditions of these items.