Bidding and Item FAQs


How do I bid?
Getting Started When signing up you will be asked to agree to our sale Terms and Conditions. These can be viewed during sign up or on the website. A S...
Tue, 17 Jul, 2018 at 11:52 AM
Before I bid, what are my options?
You found an item you love, and you are ready to bid.  Now what?   Before you bid for the first time on an item in sale, you will be prompted to choose ...
Tue, 17 Jul, 2018 at 11:47 AM
How do I adjust or retract a bid?
We do understand that bidding errors will occur from time to time.  If you place a bid mistakenly, then we cannot delete that bid, unless it is in the case ...
Tue, 17 Jul, 2018 at 11:50 AM
Why is the end time being extended while I am bidding?
Our sales state that the “Sale Closes” at a specific time. All Items do not close simultaneously at that time. Items begin closing in the order displaye...
Tue, 16 Jan, 2018 at 11:21 AM
How do I know if I am winning?
While an auction is still live, access your "Following" (this list can be found at the top navigation bar of any page) and view your list of items...
Tue, 17 Jul, 2018 at 11:54 AM
I bid the same amount as another bidder. Why am I not winning?
While bidding, any bidder can choose to add an auto bid amount at any time.  The auto bid uses a system also known as 'proxy bidding'; meaning tha...
Tue, 17 Jul, 2018 at 12:02 PM
Can I view the items listed online in person before I bid?
EBTH will hold previews available to the public for many sales.  When available, the preview date and time will be detailed on the item page.  If you ar...
Tue, 17 Jul, 2018 at 12:08 PM
Do items have premiums or reserves?
All bidding starts at $1 - there are no reserves or premiums on what you can win an item for!  The final bid is what the item will be won for. The only ...
Tue, 16 Jan, 2018 at 12:56 PM
How do I follow or unfollow an item?
If you see an item that you like, and want to save it to quickly get back to later - simply click on the heart icon on the top right corner of the item'...
Thu, 19 Jul, 2018 at 5:34 PM
How do I find out more about an item?
If you found something that you are following and would like to know more, email the item number and your specific question to contact@ebth.com.  The custom...
Tue, 16 Jan, 2018 at 12:58 PM