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Alderfer Auction has Several Types of Online Auctions Available to meet the needs of our clients and customers. Each venue has unique qualities, please read the definitions below.

ONLINE ONLY TIMED AUCTIONS
IDENTIFIED AS “ALDERFER ONLINE”

An online only timed auction is an online auction run largely by the computer. Items are posted on www.AlderferAuction.com along with photos and descriptions. The items are posted for 5-10 days prior to the close of the auction. From the comfort of your home you may view and monitor your bids 24/7. For your convenience, these items are also available to be viewed at the facilities of Alderfer Auction during advertised preview times. The computer bids on behalf of the bidder against any competition from the lowest possible bid to the maximum bid specified. Bidders are notified by email if they have been outbid. This provides the option for the bidder to increase their bids should they so choose. 

Another unique feature in our timed auction is extended bidding. Alderfer Auction does not allow sniping. It's a bid placed within the last 3 minutes of a lot’s scheduled end time, we extend the sale by 3 minutes from the last bid. This way other bidders have a chance to place a bid. Extending bidding continues until 2 hours after the last lot scheduled and time. All purchases are billed to the high bidder’s credit card at time of purchase; applicable buyer’s premium applies.


ONLINE ONLY “ONSITE” TIMED AUCTIONS
ALSO IDENTIFIED AS “ALDERFER ONLINE”

An online only “onsite” timed auction is run the same way as an online-only timed auction except the items are located at a specified advertised site. 

An online only timed auction is an online auction run largely by the computer. Items are posted on www.AlderferAuction.com along with photos and descriptions. The items are posted for 5-10 days prior to the close of the auction. From the comfort of your home you may view and monitor your bids 24/7. Preview times and the location for pick up is advertised according to the terms of each of these events.

The computer bids on behalf of the bidder against any competition from the lowest possible bid to the maximum bid specified. Bidders are notified if they have been outbid. This provides the option for the bidder to increase their bids should they so choose. Another unique feature in our timed auction is extended bidding. Alderfer Auction does not allow sniping. It's a bid placed within the last 3 minutes of a lot’s scheduled end time, we extend the sale by 3 minutes from the last bid. This way other bidders have a chance to place a bid. Extending bidding continues until 2 hours after the last lot scheduled and time.

All purchases are billed to the high bidder’s credit card at time of purchase; applicable buyer’s premium applies.


ONLINE ONLY AUCTIONS

Online only auctions are powered by a third-party service provider branded as “Live Auctioneers” these auctions can be viewed at www.AlderferAuction.com along with photos and descriptions. Items for these auctions are posted for 5-10 days prior to the date of the auction. From the comfort of your home you may view and monitor your bids 24/7.  For your convenience, these Auctions can be viewed at the facilities of Alderfer Auction during advertised preview times.

At the advertised starting time of the auction the bidder has the option to allow the computer to bid on their items by leaving a high bid price. Bidders may also choose to log onto “Live Auctioneers” to bid live on each item as it sells. Following the auction the successful bidders are notified and payment arrangements are made; applicable buyer’s premium applies.

REGISTRATION NOTE: Due to new website and app software, PLEASE RE-REGISTER TO BID on all ‘Alderfer Online’ auctions.  This does not affect third-party platform bidding as registrations will remain the same (i.e. Live Auctioneers, Proxibid or Invaluable auctions) 

Dec 12
Now Accepting Bids!

Alderfer Online - West Grove, PA: 12-12-17

  •   Nov 28 @ 7:00PM EST (Start)
  •   Dec 12 @ 8:00PM EST (End)
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Bid now through auction close on Tuesday, December 12th at 8:00 PM. Elegant and Eclectic Lifetime Collection offers Furniture to include Stickley; Sculptures; Artwork; Lighting; Primitives; Rugs; Hide Rugs and Luggage; China to include Limoges, Noritake and Rose Medallion; Paperweights; Women's Designer Clothing, Shoes, Handbags and Accessories; Fabrics; Canes and Walking Sticks; Display Domes; Books; Electronics; Kitchen Wares and Small Appliances; Tools; Garden Art and Many More Interesting and Unusual Collectibles.


Dec 19
Now Accepting Bids!

Alderfer Online - Doylestown, PA - Antiques, Chandeliers, Carpets, Crystal & More: 12-19-17

  •   Dec 7 @ 11:00PM EST (Start)
  •   Dec 19 @ 8:00PM EST (End)
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Bid now through auction close on Tuesday, December 19 at 8:00 PM. Lifetime Collection of Furniture; Fine China, Flatware and Stemware to include Lalique, Swarovski, Murano, Herend, Nippon and Ginori; Large Collections of Artwork, Oriental Rugs and Books; Bookcases; Lighting; Crystal Chandeliers; Kitchen Wares; Entertaining/Serving Pieces; Fur Coats, Hats, Capes, Collars and More; Women's Clothing, Hats, Scarves, Gloves and Handbags to include Gucci; Linens; Religious Items; Holiday Decorations and Much More.


Jan 16

Online Only - Antique German Bisque Dolls & Body Parts: 1-16-18

  •   Jan 2 @ 5:00PM EST (Start)
  •   Jan 16 @ 8:00PM EST (End)
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Bid Online beginning Tuesday, January 2nd and Online day of auction, Tuesday, January 16th at 8:00 PM via Live Auctioneers. (Live Online auction begins at 8:00 PM). 100+ Lots. Dolls and supplies including books, body parts, dollhouse furniture, Muffy VanDerBear, patterns and much more.  


Jan 23

Online Only - Nostalgic Treasures: 1-23-18

  •   Jan 9 @ 5:00PM EST (Start)
  •   Jan 23 @ 8:00PM EST (End)
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Bid Online beginning Tuesday, January 9th through auction closing Tuesday, January 23rd at 8:00 PM at www.AlderferAuction.com. Offering an eclectic mix of decorative accessories, art, sculptures and furniture with a broad appeal to the emerging and seasoned collector. 


Jan 30

Alderfer Online - Jewelry Auction: 1-30-18

  •   Jan 16 @ 5:00PM EST (Start)
  •   Jan 30 @ 8:00PM EST (End)
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Bid Online beginning Tuesday, January 16th through closing Tuesday, January 30that 8:00 PM. Unique silver, gold and designer jewelry for any special occasion. 


Feb 20

Online Only - Modern/Collectible 1940's - 1990's Dolls: 2-20-18

  •   Feb 6 @ 5:00PM EST (Start)
  •   Feb 20 @ 8:00PM EST (End)
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Bid Online beginning Tuesday, February 6th through auction close on Tuesday, February 20th at 8:00 PM.