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03-02-2014 09:35 AM
She emailed me saying that she is "high bidder but she no longer needs it because someone else already purchased it for her daughter, sorry." Do I have her cancel her bid so then it goes to the next highest bidder? I am fine with this as I do not want to cancel the auction and relist. The auction closes in 6 hours . . . help!
03-02-2014 09:37 AM - edited 03-02-2014 09:37 AM
Yes, you should cancel her bid; that's much better than ending with an unwilling buyer.
Also, since the auction has less than 12 hours left, you do not have the option to cancel and relist.
03-02-2014 09:52 AM
Oops, sorry I missed the link you posted. When I cancel her bid does it then go to the next high bidder? Thanks for your help in this . . .it has been quite a few years since I have sold and trying to re-learn everything.
03-02-2014 09:56 AM
When a bid on an active auction is canceled or retracted, the bid history is rearranged as if that bid had never been placed.
03-02-2014 01:17 PM
No, you do not have to cancel her bid, but it would probably be a good idea to do so. If you cancel it the bidding reverts back to how it would have been had the cancelled bid not been placed.