There are many fields available when creating items, but you cannot use all fields for all item/purchase option types. This document aims to clarify which fields are available for which item and purchase type.

Types of Item and Purchase Option Summary

There are four types of item:

  1. Listing

  2. Lot

  3. Multi-Item

  4. Webcast

There are six types of Purchase Option:

  1. None

  2. Buy Now

  3. Make Offer

  4. Transfer

  5. Tender

  6. Tender_PCT

There are eight fields available to be filled in for each item:

  1. Display Price

  2. Unit of Measure

  3. Purchase Price

  4. Opening Bid

  5. Bid Increment

  6. Reserve Price

  7. Quantity

  8. Bidding Type (Per Lot/Per Item)

Table of Relevant Fields

The table below lays out which fields are available to be filled in for each item type and purchase option. An 'X' in the table indicates that this field must be left blank. A '✓' indicates that this field can be filled in.

Item Type

Purhase Option

Display Price

Unit of Measure

Purchase Price

Opening Bid

Bid Increment

Reserve Price

Quantity

Bidding Type (Per Lot / Per Item)

Listing

NONE

X

X

X

X

X

X

Listing

BUY_NOW

X

X

X

X

X

Listing

MAKE_OFFER

X

X

X

X

X

Listing

TRANSFER

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Listing

TENDER

X

X

X

X

X

Listing

TENDER_PCT

X

X

X

X

X

Lot

NONE

X

X

X

Lot

BUY_NOW

X

X

Lot

MAKE_OFFER

X

X

Lot

TRANSFER

Transfer not allowed for lot

Lot

TENDER

Tender not allowed for lot

Lot

TENDER_PCT

Tender% not allowed for lot

Multi-Item

NONE

X

X

X

X

X

X MUST BE BLANK

Multi-Item

BUY_NOW

X

X

X

X

X MUST BE BLANK

Multi-Item

MAKE_OFFER

X

X

X

X

X MUST BE BLANK

Multi-Item

TRANSFER

Transfer not allowed for multi-item

Multi-Item

TENDER

Tender not allowed for multi-item

Multi-Item

TENDER_PCT

Tender% not allowed for multi-item

Webcast

NONE

X

X MUST BE BLANK

X

X

Webcast

BUY_NOW

Buy Now not allowed for Webcast

Webcast

MAKE_OFFER

Make Offer not allowed for Webcast

Webcast

TRANSFER

Transfer not allowed for Webcast

Webcast

TENDER

Tender not allowed for Webcast

Webcast

TENDER_PCT

Tender% not allowed for Webcast


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