If you can’t stay for the auction, you can still participate by submitting an absentee or a telephone bid using the form below.
Absentee Bids: You tell us the item(s) you’d like to bid on and how much you’ll pay maximum. We’ll bid for you up to the amount you submit. If it sells for less than your bid, you’ll get it for that price. The minimum absentee bid for weekly variety auctions is $20 ($50 for catalog/special auctions).
Telephone Bidding: We will call you during the auction you when your item comes up and bid with you live. The minimum opening telephone bid for weekly variety auctions is $100 ($300 for catalog/special auctions).
General Bid Submission Information:
All bids must be submitted not later than 1 hour prior to the stated auction start time. If you submit a bid after one hour prior, you must contact the showroom to verify receipt. We are not responsible for errors or omissions of unconfirmed bids received after the deadline the day of the auction
While we make every effort to execute your bid(s) correctly, we cannot be held responsible for error or failure to execute your bid.
By submitting the bid form below, you authorize Briggs Auction, Inc. to charge your credit card for all successful bids, including buyer’s premium and applicable sales tax immediately following the auction, unless you notify us in writing prior to the auction start time that you will be making alternate payment arrangements.
Internet/Live Auctioneers Bidding (when available): If requested to provide a valid credit card for approval purposes, you may use this form. Please fill out the top portion, and in the first bid information field, type “Live Auctioneers”. By submitting your card information, you agree the card may be authorized for $1.00 for U.S. residents; $1,000 for non-U.S. residents. All authorizations will be released within three days of the auction, but availability of funds may take up to 30 days, depending on the terms of your card.
Bid Minimums, Per Item:
Absentee: $20 ($50 for Catalog auctions)
Telephone: $100 ($300 for Catalog auctions)
If you are the successful bidder, we will charge the credit card you submit for the full invoice amount (hammer price + buyer’s premium and applicable sales tax) upon the completion of the auction.