HOW TO BUY AT AUCTION

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ATTEND THE LIVE AUCTION

ALL OF OUR AUCTIONS ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.  THERE IS NO BETTER TO ASSURE SUCCESS AS BUYER THAN ATTENDING THE AUCTION LIVE.  UPON ARRIVAL AND REGISTRATION AT THE AUCTION YOU WILL RECEIVE A UNIQUE BID CARD.  ITEMS WILL BE PRESENTED IN CATALOG RUN ORDER.  AS THE BID ADVANCES, THE AUCTIONEER WILL ASK FOR THE NEXT INCREMENT.  IF YOUR BID CARD IS THE LAST IN THE AIR, YOU WIN.


BID BY TELEPHONE

IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO ATTEND THE LIVE AUCTION, WE ENCOURAGE TELEPHONE BIDDERS TO NOT MISS OUT ON THE ACTION.  ONE OF OUR REPRESENTATIVES WILL CONTACT YOU A FEW LOTS AHEAD OF YOUR LOTS OF INTEREST AND WILL BE YOUR EYES AND EARS TO THE AUCTION FLOOR DURING THE BIDDING PROCESS.  PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE PRIOR TO THE AUCTION TO REGISTER TO BID BY TELEPHONE AT 941-725-2166.


ABSENTEE BIDDING

IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO ATTEND THE LIVE AUCTION, WE ENCOURAGE BIDDERS TO LEAVE ABSENTEE BIDS ON THE ITEMS OF INTEREST.  YOU'LL BE ASKED FOR YOUR STARTING BID AND YOUR CEILING (HIGH ) BID.  THE AUCTIONEER WILL TYPICALLY START YOU AT ONE-HALF OF YOUR MAXIMUM BID AND WILL BID ON YOUR BEHALF AGAINST ANY OTHER BIDS RECEIVED ACCORDING TO THE BID INCREMENT SCHEDULE UNTIL YOU EITHER WIN THE ITEM OR ARE OUT OF THE RUNNING.


ONLINE BIDDING

A PORTION OF OUR AUCTIONS ARE HELD LIVE ONSITE AND ONLINE.  IN THOSE CASES, YOU MAY BID ONLINE VIA ONE OF OUR PARTNER WEBSITES TO PARTICIPATE ONLINE WITH PRE-AUCTION BIDDING OR BID IN REAL TIME AS THE AUCTION OCCURS.

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