Typical Bidding Patterns

I've not used Ebay for a long time but have just put a few items up for sale.  They are fairly unusual things and I didn't get much idea of their value from searching for completed items, so started them at a low price.
All of them received a few offers and then some bids.  This was all overnight - the auctions started in the evening.  In the couple of days since this initial flurry nothing more has happened although they each have a few watchers.
I was wondering if that is likely to be it or should I expect more activity as the auction approaches its end?  Are there typical patterns to bidding?


  • se2020
    se2020 Posts: 375
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    You get the chancers/dealers at the beginning,  they look at the newly listed items with low starts and put a low bid on just on the off chance they win it at a bargain price.

    You should notice the numbers of watchers go up as the days go by then you'll get the rest of the bids in the last few minutes/seconds of the auction. 
  • XzavierWalnut
    XzavierWalnut Posts: 81
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    Normally the bids come in near the end. Some of the watchers could be people with the same things to sell and checking to see what your items go for.
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