What does ‘In Contention’ mean?

If you see that your bid is in contention when the lot closes, it means you were the highest bidder. Great work!

You will receive an email letting you know if the reserve price has been met and the item has been won or if your offer is being referred to the vendor.

If you would like more help or information, just click below to contact our friendly team.

Matt Kalinski

Head Of Valuations

Qualifications & Affiliations

American Society of Appraisers Candidate Member

Certified Practicing Valuer AVAA


Matt has been in the valuations space for many years and has extensive experience in the space across an abundance of various industries. He now leads the valuations teams for Lloyds Auctions with a passion for encouraging his team to set and achieve high goals and produce great results for the company whilst growing the team’s skills starting with a great culture and team mindset.