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Klarinet Archive - Posting 001061.txt from 2002/06

From: "Dee D. Hays" <deehays@-----.net>
Subj: Re: [kl] eBay questions
Date: Fri, 28 Jun 2002 17:58:53 -0400

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From: "Stacy-Michelle" <stacy-michelle@-----.com>
Subject: RE: [kl] eBay questions

> I don't know people email sellers asking for the reserve price. It's all
> part of bidding. No, I definitely say do not tell people what your reserve
> price is. Basically as a seller it gives you the upper hand by opting to
> not sell your item if they don't meet the price. If you tell them your
> reserve price, they may not bid at all. Just my HO
>

Doesn't matter. A smart buyer has determined how high they will go. So if
the reserve is higher than their limit, they won't win it even if they bid.
So they are just wasting both their time and yours when they bid.

By the way, some sellers actually list their reserve in the text
description.

Dee Hays
Michigan.

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