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Published: March 28 2007, 9:31:00 AMUpdated: November 28 2020, 1:22:52 PM

I am getting the start price seems to be too large to be legitimate when make AddItem call. Where can I find the maximum price information ?


Maximum price requirement information is not available in eBay document. However; if you are sending a price that is too high, AddItem family calls return error 74 for StartPrice and error 22117 for BuyItNowPrice with the actual allowed maximum price value in <ErrorParameters><Value>$###</Value></ErrorParameters> tag as below. You can disply that value to your seller.

 Invalid AddItem request example:  
  <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?>
  <Description>Very large price item</Description>
  <Location>San Jose, CA</Location>
  <Title>Very large price item</Title>
  Here is the API response payload that generated from the above AddItem request:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" ?>
  <ShortMessage>Error in start price.</ShortMessage>
  <LongMessage>The start price seems to be too large to be legitimate.</LongMessage>
  <ErrorParameters ParamID="0">
  <Value>US $99,999,999.00</Value>
  <ShortMessage>The buy it now price entered is too large.</ShortMessage>
  <LongMessage>The buy it now price entered is too large.</LongMessage>
  <ErrorParameters ParamID="0">
  <Value>US $99,999,999.00</Value>

The  example above was based on the version specified below:

API Schema Version505

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