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I bid for something and won. How long do I have before I have to pay?
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Registered: ‎02-26-2013

I big for something and won. How long do I have before I buy? 

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Posts: 65,528
Registered: ‎05-11-2005
in reply to pacino41

Just to be clear: You already bought.

You have 4 days to pay before the seller can file a case for non-payment. (Is there some reason you can't pay promptly? If you are going to take some time to pay, you should contact the seller to let him know. Don't keep him in the dark.)

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Registered: ‎02-26-2008
in reply to pacino41

You have already bought the item ----

You should pay for the item just as soon as possible.


What did the auction say?  -- Check both the description and the "Shipping & Payments" tabs.


If no payment time is specified -- The seller may file an "Unpaid Item" Claim through Resolution Center if no paid within 4 days from end of auction.


If still not paid, the seller may close the claim and eBay will issue an 'Unpaid Item Strike".  Buyers with 2 or more strikes may find themselves blocked from bidding or buying other listings.