What is an automatic bid and how does it work?

After placing an automatic bid, Catawiki’s auction system will automatically raise your bid by the smallest amount required to ensure you remain the highest bidder. This way, the system will continue to outbid any other bidders up to the maximum amount you've indicated. You won’t have to keep checking the auction and placing bids. It is very convenient if you’re unable to follow a lot during the final stages of an auction. You’ll only lose out if someone outbids your maximum automatic bid.

If you place an automatic bid that is higher than the reserve price, your first bid will automatically match the reserve price.

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