Private Auctions On EBay: What They Are
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A private auction is one where the biffers will not be able to see each others identity.
This can be useful for those who value the anonymity that this option provides.
If you are selling something that people might want others to know that they are going to own (hopefully!) or something that people might be embarrassed to buy, then this can be a great way to ensure that people are not put off bidding on the item.
As a rule, if the item obviously lends itself to this type of auction for the reasons stated above then use it; otherwise don't bother as it can put people off.
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