The first bid (i.e. non-pass) in the auction.
the first bid that is not a pass. The player who makes this bid is called the "opener".
The amount of the first bid which starts the auction.
The initial bid that starts the bidding process of an item. The opening bid is usually set by the auctioneer to be less than the value of the item.
The Seller must set an "opening price" to begin the auction. This amount must be within 30% of the Reserve Price if there is one set. If there is no reserve price set, the Seller may set the Opening Price at whatever amount is desired. Please note that the opening price is for the entire lot, not the per unit price.
The first offer made at an auction.
The lowest acceptable amount at which the bidding must commence.
The obligatory starting bid for an auction. Depending on whether you will be watching your auction, your opening bid should be either the highest price you are prepared to pay for that item or you may bid by the increment shown. At Bidz.com the opening value and the mandatory bid increment is always $1.00.
The buyer's opening bid, which sets the opening price.
The first bid offered by a bidder at an auction.
The mandatory starting bid for a given auction, set by the seller at the time of listing. An opening bid should be either the maximum you would be willing to pay for that item or the opening amount plus the increment shown on the item page
The first bid made in the bidding