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Published: July 21 2006, 10:09:00 AMUpdated: July 25 2022, 4:38:17 AM

I need to find the ItemIDs for items I have recently listed. Can I search for my items on eBay by UUID?

Unfortunately, it is not possible to directly search for items via the UUID parameter. However, GetSellerList does return the UUID value within each item of the response. This is the recommended call when attempting to find a particular UUID - ItemID association.

Make a GetSellerList call using the <StartDateFrom> and <StartDateTo> time filters set to the time range during which you made the AddItem listing call. All matching items will be returned in the response. You can then search for the particular UUID you are interested in within the GetSellerListResponse. Once you have found the UUID, you can find the corresponding ItemID to update your records. The Coarse GranularityLevel will return the Item.UUID field.

An example is shown below:

Item Listing Time:
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You can choose the hour, day, or day-range on which to search on. In our example, we know that the item was listed around 11AM PDT on July 6, 2006. We will therefore use a 1 hour time block from 11AM to 12AM on July 6, 2006.

StartTimeFilter:
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Based on the time approximation above, we can set the Start time filters to:
<StartTimeFrom>2006-07-06T18:00:00.000Z</StartTimeFrom>
<StartTimeTo>2006-07-06T19:00:00.000Z</StartTimeTo>

GetSellerList Request:
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Our full GetSellerListRequest will be:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<GetSellerListRequest xmlns="urn:ebay:apis:eBLBaseComponents">
<GranularityLevel>Coarse</GranularityLevel>
<Version>467</Version>
<StartTimeFrom>2006-07-06T18:00:00.000Z</StartTimeFrom>
<StartTimeTo>2006-07-06T19:00:00.000Z</StartTimeTo>
<Pagination>
<EntriesPerPage>200</EntriesPerPage>
</Pagination>
<RequesterCredentials>
<eBayAuthToken>x</eBayAuthToken>
</RequesterCredentials>
</GetSellerListRequest>

GetSellerList Response:
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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<GetSellerListResponse xmlns="urn:ebay:apis:eBLBaseComponents">
<Timestamp>2006-07-21T17:07:26.250Z</Timestamp>
<Ack>Success</Ack>
<Version>469</Version>
<Build>e469_core_Bundled_3215207_R1</Build>
<PaginationResult>
<TotalNumberOfPages>1</TotalNumberOfPages>
<TotalNumberOfEntries>1</TotalNumberOfEntries>
</PaginationResult>
<HasMoreItems>false</HasMoreItems>
<ItemArray>
<Item>
<ApplicationData>5010727 (Debug).6.111</ApplicationData>
<AutoPay>false</AutoPay>
<BuyerProtection>ItemIneligible</BuyerProtection>
<Country>US</Country>
<Currency>USD</Currency>
<GiftIcon>0</GiftIcon>
<HitCounter>NoHitCounter</HitCounter>
<ItemID>150006944591</ItemID>
<ListingDetails>
<StartTime>2006-07-06T18:01:30.000Z</StartTime>
<EndTime>2006-07-13T18:01:30.000Z</EndTime>
<ViewItemURL>http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=150006944591&category=12</ViewItemURL>
<HasUnansweredQuestions>false</HasUnansweredQuestions>
<HasPublicMessages>false</HasPublicMessages>
<ExpressListing>false</ExpressListing>
</ListingDetails>
<ListingDuration>Days_7</ListingDuration>
<Location>San Jose, California</Location>
<PrimaryCategory>
<CategoryID>12</CategoryID>
<CategoryName>Antiques:Other Antiques</CategoryName>
</PrimaryCategory>
<ProximitySearchDetails>
<PostalCode>95126</PostalCode>
</ProximitySearchDetails>
<Quantity>1</Quantity>
<ReviseStatus>
<ItemRevised>false</ItemRevised>
</ReviseStatus>
<Seller>
<MotorsDealer>false</MotorsDealer>
</Seller>
<SellingStatus>
<BidCount>0</BidCount>
<BidIncrement currencyID="USD">0.25</BidIncrement>
<ConvertedCurrentPrice currencyID="USD">1.0</ConvertedCurrentPrice>
<CurrentPrice currencyID="USD">1.0</CurrentPrice>
<MinimumToBid currencyID="USD">1.0</MinimumToBid>
<QuantitySold>0</QuantitySold>
<SecondChanceEligible>false</SecondChanceEligible>
<ListingStatus>Completed</ListingStatus>
</SellingStatus>
<ShippingDetails>
<SellerPostalCode>95126</SellerPostalCode>
<TaxTable/>
</ShippingDetails>
<ShipToLocations>US</ShipToLocations>
<Site>US</Site>
<Storefront>
<StoreCategoryID>1</StoreCategoryID>
<StoreCategory2ID>0</StoreCategory2ID>
<StoreURL>http://www.stores.ebay.com/id=938732</StoreURL>
</Storefront>
<TimeLeft>PT0S</TimeLeft>
<Title>test item1 don't bid</Title>
<UUID>000003C5FC7A122038E91C2126A1C601</UUID>
<AnythingPoints>false</AnythingPoints>
<LocationDefaulted>true</LocationDefaulted>
<PostalCode>95126</PostalCode>
<PictureDetails>
<PhotoDisplay>None</PhotoDisplay>
</PictureDetails>
<ProxyItem>false</ProxyItem>
</Item>
</ItemArray>
<ItemsPerPage>200</ItemsPerPage>
<PageNumber>1</PageNumber>
<ReturnedItemCountActual>1</ReturnedItemCountActual>
</GetSellerListResponse>

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