Bidding at Hill Auction Gallery
Hill Auction Gallery offers several bidding methods to provide you your individual buying preferences including gallery bidding or on-line bidding. Gallery bidding includes live in-person bidding, absentee bidding and phone bidding. On-line bidding is available at one of our four internet bidding platforms, LiveAuctioneers, Invaluable Auction Zip and Ebay and….. Whichever method of bidding you choose please first review the items of interest to you, check the catalog description, condition report and estimate. Review our on-line photos.
Hill Auction Gallery invites you to preview auction items at the gallery the week preceding the auction where you can examine the items first hand and ask questions of our staff. Regardless of the method of bidding the first step is to register to bid. Gallery bidders can register in person at the gallery. Bidders can also register using the Bidder Registration Form or simply by calling the gallery. You will be assigned a bidder number. In-person gallery bidders will receive a bidder card with their bidder number to use during the auction. Proof of identity and credit information is required when first time bidders register.
Remember all items sold at auction are sold “As Is-Where-Is”. It is the bidder’s responsibility to fully satisfy themselves of the condition of items prior to bidding. Hill Auction Gallery sales are governed by our Terms and Conditions. Please read and understand the Terms and Conditions completely prior to placing any bids. When registering to bid or submitting a bidder registration form you are agreeing to our Terms and Conditions. Upon receipt of payment in cleared funds you may arrange to pick up your purchase or have them shipped. Hill Auction Gallery will assist you in making shipping arrangements although all costs related to the packing and shipment of your purchase is the responsibility of the buyer.
Bid Forms are available online. To submit absentee bids, print and fill out the Absentee Bid Registration Form completely. Carefully indicating each lot number, descriptions of the items including the maximum price that you are willing to pay for each lot. Hill Auction Gallery will then execute your bids accordingly, trying to purchase the lots of your choice for the lowest price possible.
Hill Auction Gallery offers phone bidding services as well. Once you have arranged to bid by phone prior to the auction, one of our representatives will call you a short time before the designated lot is offered for sale and we will act as your agent when the item reaches the auction block. Please remember that an Absentee Bid Form/Phone Bid Form must be filled out.
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