Originally Posted by 505Gibbs
It may be splitting the proverbial hair but when auctions were viable on Ebay you were in fact selling & no license was required.
you were selling but you were still breaking the law.
Ebay's "collectible container" disclaimer does not mean that it
wasn't illegal and the I think the fact that they (finally) shut down
booze sales (on the US site) shows they knew it was wrong as well.
I doubt you'll see the return of liquor sales on ebay US (aside from
licensed wine sellers.)