Antique AuctionsGuidelines for Getting the Best Deals
Antique Auctions•Collecting antiques is a wonderful hobby andsometimes you can get the best buyingopportunities at antique...
Antique Auctions•Better wholesale prices by attending sameantique auctions as dealers•Dealers know regular places to get f...
Antique AuctionsGuidelines for Non-Dealers•Know how antique auctions operate•Be aware of rules and regulations of auctionh...
Antique AuctionsGuidelines for Non-Dealers•Some auction services specialize in a particulartype of antique•High-end auctio...
Antique AuctionsGuidelines for Non-Dealers•Some auction services specialize in a particular typeof antique•High-end auctio...
Antique AuctionsGuidelines for Non-Dealers•Many auction houses provide catalogues prior toantique auction show•Antiques ar...
Antique AuctionsGuidelines for Non-Dealers•Set bidding parameters before attending antiqueauctions.•Stick to your limits i...
Antique AuctionsAbout the AuthorDeb Weidenhamer is President of Auctions SystemsAuctioneers & Appraisers, Inc., based in P...
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Antique Auctions: Guidelines for Getting the Best Deals

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Collecting antiques is a wonderful hobby and sometimes you can get the best buying opportunities at antique auctions. Buying antiques at auction can be great way to have fun and get some wonderful items at the same time. And, if you do your homework and follow some basic guidelines, you just might score a real bargain. Visit us at http://www.auctionANDappraise.com or call 800-801-8880 for more information about Antique Auctions.

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Antique Auctions: Guidelines for Getting the Best Deals

  1. 1. Antique AuctionsGuidelines for Getting the Best Deals
  2. 2. Antique Auctions•Collecting antiques is a wonderful hobby andsometimes you can get the best buyingopportunities at antique auctions•Find the best antique auctions that offers a wideassortment of antiques•Follow the dealers – dealers attend antiqueauctions to get quality and lowest price items
  3. 3. Antique Auctions•Better wholesale prices by attending sameantique auctions as dealers•Dealers know regular places to get freshmerchandise and attractive deals•Dealers attend the best antique shows on aregular basis
  4. 4. Antique AuctionsGuidelines for Non-Dealers•Know how antique auctions operate•Be aware of rules and regulations of auctionhouses – Ex: be prepared to pay buyer’s premiumon top of winning bid•Different standards exist for what is accepted forauction
  5. 5. Antique AuctionsGuidelines for Non-Dealers•Some auction services specialize in a particulartype of antique•High-end auction houses will have appraisers onstaff to give evaluations•In some cases, the reserve might be placed on aparticular item – reserve is a minimum bid that
  6. 6. Antique AuctionsGuidelines for Non-Dealers•Some auction services specialize in a particular typeof antique•High-end auction houses will have appraisers onstaff to give evaluations•In some cases, a reserve might be placed on aparticular item – reserve is a minimum bid that mustbe placed in order for item to be sold
  7. 7. Antique AuctionsGuidelines for Non-Dealers•Many auction houses provide catalogues prior toantique auction show•Antiques are sold as-is, so take advantage ofantique auctions inspection periods•It is important not to bid on any item, regardless ofprice, unless you have conducted a thoroughinspection
  8. 8. Antique AuctionsGuidelines for Non-Dealers•Set bidding parameters before attending antiqueauctions.•Stick to your limits is key•Auctions are exciting events and its easier than youthink to get carried away
  9. 9. Antique AuctionsAbout the AuthorDeb Weidenhamer is President of Auctions SystemsAuctioneers & Appraisers, Inc., based in Phoenix,Arizona. They specialize in auctions and professionalappraisals.Visit us at http://www.auctionANDappraise.com or call800-801-8880 for more information aboutAntique Auctions.

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