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What to Consider at Auctions for Collectors

Participating in auctions can be an exciting way for collectors to acquire coveted items for their collections. However, auctions can also be competitive and fast-paced, so it's essential to be well-prepared.

Here are some considerations for collectors at auctions:

Research: Before attending an auction, thoroughly research the items you're interested in. Know the estimated values, provenance, and any relevant historical or contextual information. Familiarize yourself with the auction house's terms and conditions.

Set a Budget: Determine the maximum amount you're willing to spend on the item you desire. It's easy to get caught up in the excitement of bidding, so having a budget in mind helps you avoid overspending.

Inspect the Items: Whenever possible, attend previews or viewings to inspect the items in person. Examine the condition, quality, and authenticity of the items you're interested in. If you can't attend in person, request detailed condition reports and additional images from the auction house.

Ask Questions: Don't hesitate to ask the auction house for clarification on any aspect of the auction, including the condition of items, provenance, or bidding procedures. Clear communication ensures you're well-informed.

Set Bidding Strategies: Decide on your bidding strategy in advance. Determine the price increments you're comfortable with and stick to them. You can also consider using proxy bids or setting a limit with the auctioneer.

Register Early: Register for the auction ahead of time to avoid any last-minute hassles. Ensure you have the necessary identification and payment methods ready.

Arrive Early: Arrive at the auction location early to secure a good seat and acclimate to the environment. Being early allows you to observe the bidding dynamics and gauge your competition.

Stay Calm: Bidding can be intense, and emotions can run high. Stay calm and composed during the bidding process. Don't let the excitement of the moment lead you to make impulsive decisions.

Listen to the Auctioneer: Pay close attention to the auctioneer's announcements, including item descriptions, starting bids, and current bids. The auctioneer's cues can help you stay informed about the progress of the auction.

Monitor the Competition: Keep an eye on other bidders and their behavior. Some may have predetermined strategies, while others might be more spontaneous. Knowing your competition can help you make more strategic decisions.

Set a Limit: Stick to your budget and avoid getting caught up in bidding wars that exceed your comfort level. It's okay to let an item go if it surpasses your predetermined limit.

Be Patient: Sometimes, the right opportunity may not arise in a particular auction. Don't feel pressured to bid on items that don't meet your criteria or budget.

Read the Fine Print: Be aware of the auction house's buyer's premium and any additional fees. Calculate these costs into your budget.

Payment: Be prepared to pay promptly if you win an item. Most auction houses require immediate payment or a deposit, so have your payment method ready.

Follow Up: After winning an item, follow up with the auction house regarding payment, delivery, and any necessary paperwork.

Enjoy the Experience: Auctions can be exciting and educational. Whether you win or not, appreciate the opportunity to participate in the collector's community and gain valuable insights into the market.


Remember that auctions can be unpredictable, so it's essential to remain flexible and adaptable in your collecting pursuits. Each auction experience contributes to your knowledge and expertise as a collector, enriching your collecting journey.


Meixner Postcards Auction (02/19/2009)

Dear collectors, As of now, our "Auction 90" is available in Internet: 
The "Auction 90" consists of 10,814 items with color images - for sure you'll here some interesting items.
Yours, Franz Meixner

Next auctions of "Siyanie" Antiques Moscow (10/04/2008)

Dear Friends, I would like to inform you about the schedule of our next auctions: 14th of October, 2008, "Antique Posters and Photos" 27th of October, 2008 "Banknotes and coins" 12th of November, 2008 "Chinese art of 19th-20th century" As one of the largest antique shops in Moscow, we are always glad to find something special and interesting for you among: 1. antique literature, 2. antique toy 3. antique furniture 4. antique silver, mostly massive cups and sets 5. Asian antiques 6. antique textiles 7. antique clocks, watches and instruments 8. antique jewelry 9. antique china 10. art deco art 11. drawings and artworks of contemporary art. 12. old master artworks Please let us know your needs and we will find it for you, using our direct connections with dealers and collectors in Moscow and cities of the country.
We wish you the best, My warmest regards, Philippe Philippe Rostov The owner "Siyanie" Antique Shop Universitetskii pr. 10a Moscow, 119330 Russia 007 (495) 980-04-28  

The most expensive and valuabe coins at the online auction sorted by countries (05/21/2008)

In a new page of you find a list of the most valuable and most expensive coinswhich are offered in the moment at sorted by countries.

Most expensive coins at sorted by countries

3rd Philately Arbeiter auction sale on june 20-21 in Bamberg (05/21/2008)

Christian Arbeiter's third auction sale offers a large selection of interesting material from Germany, Europe and overseas. Well worth to mention is a large selection of lots from PR-China, Asis, Scandinavia and Russia as well as epreuve de luxe from french territorries. Bid live and in real time.


2nd Schlegel stamp auction sale on June 5-7 in Berlin (05/21/2008)

Extensive offer of national and international rarities will be sold. Included are special sections Switzerland, Liechtenstein, colonies, old German states including varieties, bizone with overprint rarities and much more.


29. Auction Auktionshaus Rosslau OHG on May 31 2008 in Dessau. Large offer of mostly (05/21/2008)

Large offer of mostly covers from Germany and all over the world including strong section of scarce frankings Germany 1945-1949.


Auktionshaus Christoph Gärtner - 7th Auction on May 28-30 in Bietigheim-Bisingen (05/21/2008)

Large offer of around 11.000 Lots including 4.500 lots and collections. Included is the Changi estate of around 400.000 covers which will be sold in lots.


The most expensive and valuabe stamps at the online auction sorted by countries (04/11/2008)

In a new page of you find a list of the most valuable and most expensive postage stamps lots which are offered in the moment at sorted by countries.

Valuable stamps

Most expensive and valuabe stamps at the online auction sorted by countries

The most expensive and famous postage stamps of Switzerland (04/11/2008)

In a new page of you find a list of the most famous and most expensive postage stamps of Switzerland.

Expensive Swiss Stamps

The most expensive and famous postage stamps of Switzerland

RIGA Auctions (01/18/2008)

Dear Colleagues, We would like to invite to our web site , where we offer you to see online our offers on the following categories: * ANTIQUE ARMOUR * ART * BOOKS AND MAPS * FURNITURE * JEWELRY * MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS * SCULPTURES
Most of the items can be viewed in our shop, where we welcome you on the following address: Aspyazis st. 24, Riga, Latvia
There are only few items listed in our web site, for a large catalogues, please contact us directly and mention, please, the area of your interest.
You may contact us through web site form or use email .
My warmest regards, Richard Baucher


Regency-Superior Auctions Public Auction #63 (09/14/2007)

LOCATION: SESCAL Stamp Show Official Auctioneer Radisson Hotel-Los Angeles Airport
DATE: October 13-14, 2007
For complimentary auction catalog: CALL: (800) 782-0066 or (314) 361-5699 OR FAX: (314) 361-5677 OR WRITE: Regency-Superior 229 N. Euclid Avenue St. Louis, MO 63108 OR EMAIL:
The complete Auction is available on our website for viewing and bidding at: .
Featuring over 3,600 lots of better USA and Worldwide singles, sets, covers, collections and box lots. An outstanding selection of USA and Foreign Classics many with no reserves.

370. nordphila online auction closing date: Monday, September 24th, 2007 1700 h MEZ (11 a.m. US EAST) (09/14/2007)

Our 370. nordphila stamp auction is online. We present a high-quality offer of 6300 lots from around the world. Virtually all lots are accompanied by high quality color scans. You will find a special offer of: German States, rare Zeppelin Mail, German Colonies and MSP, German Occupation Issues (Dünkirchen, Festung Lorient and St. Nazaire), Local stamps with Fredersdorf and Großräschen, Allied Occupation of Germany, Europe and Oversee with rare Fieldpost and Airmail, etc. Use our website to view the sale and place bids online through our secure server. The entire sale can be now viewed on our website


NEWS from 118. Alexander Schulz auction sale on September 29 in Nuremberg (09/14/2007)

Part of the large auction offer including over 2000 lots from all over the world. Many lots and collections from all over the world.

Here you can view all auction lots at 

DAVID FELDMAN SA Auction October 2-6, 2007 (09/14/2007)


Eclectic, comprehensive, diverse, specialised - with rare stamps and covers, fascinating collections, important high values and exhibition show pieces from all over, including:
ALL WORLD - Europe & Colonies, British Empire, Olympics & Thematics including Polar and Pigeon Mail, plus Overseas including Egypt, USA, etc.
SWEDEN - the "Kristall" Collection plus other Scandinavia and Finland - nearly 1300 lots with many specialised and general collections as well as individual "gems"
BRAZIL - the Meyer Family Collection of Imperial issues featuring the famous "Bull's Eyes" including the unique First Complete Set of the Americas on one cover
SWITZERLAND - Classic rarities to modern, with many large lots and collections
COLLECTIONS, LOTS & ESTATES – over 450 lots, with many specialised and general collections offered intact
RARITIES OF THE WORLD - our semi-annual selection, including important stamps and covers from numerous countries and several valuable collections

Check out the catalogues, order them, search the auctions by key word, place bids before the auction, or bid live during the sale - you can do it all from our web site, 

Collectplaza October 2007 auction now online! (09/14/2007)

The CollectPlaza International Auctions Team has the pleasure to invite you to attend the October 8, 2007 Auction. We offer a broad variety of collectables in the field of Numismatics, Bonds and Shares, Stamps, History and Economy. As of now our interactive online auction can be found on the Internet. More information and free registration: see our website . The online part of the auction will close on October 7 at 18.00 hrs CET.
We hope to welcome you in our auction room on October 8, 2007 at:
Van der Valk Bijhorst Hotel Zijdeweg 54 NL-2245 BZ Wassenaar The Netherlands
Viewing is possible at the hotel in Wassenaar on Sunday, October 7 from 12.00 - 16.00 hrs and on Monday, October 8, from 09.00 - 12.00 hrs in the auction room (or by prior appointment at our offices before October 7, 2007).
We are always interested in quality material for our next international auctions, so please contact us should you have any material you may wish to bring in. The CollectPlaza International Auctions Team



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