eBay auction rules for ending

From: Chuck McManis <cmcmanis_at_mcmanis.com>
Date: Thu Sep 16 17:52:54 1999

At 06:14 PM 9/16/99 -0400, Megan (quoting Ebay's rules) wrote:
>Since someone mentioned that you can simply end an auction because you
>want to, here are the specifics...

That was me...

>>You may miss out on just the bid you've been waiting for if you end your
>>auction early. Still, there may be times when you have a valid reason to
>>end an auction. You may stop your auction when you decide not to sell. To
>>do this, you must cancel all bids on your auction before it ends. If you do
>>not do this, you are obligated to sell to the high bidder.

>Note this last part...

This agrees with my statement. Note that you do not have to cancel bids if
the reserve was not met and you don't want to sell. And your "valid reason"
need be nothing more than you felt like it. Yes, you are obligated to sell
to the legitimate high bidder (which presumably happened in the HP2114 case)

Received on Thu Sep 16 1999 - 17:52:54 BST

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