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Yes, they do. Even though this is a private sale there is still a requirement that the items be as you described. They can rely on the law of misrepresentation.
If you are saying that they are wrong on that point then that is a defence.
The suggestion of a misrepresentation is rather undermined by the fact that they did inspect these goods but I don't know whether they are saying that there were more than could be counted?
It is quite unlikely to lead to the small claims court anyway. It is very easy to say that they will sue and a lot harder to do it.
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