Alderfer Auction - Online

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.


Jan 23
Now Accepting Bids!

Carol Schwartz Gallery Liquidation Part Two | January 23, 2020 at 8:00 PM

  •   Jan 10 @ 5:00PM EST (Start)
  •   Jan 23 @ 8:00PM EST (End)
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Bid now through Thursday, January 23rd. This auction will begin closing at 8:00 pm at a rate of 5 lots per minute. The Carol Schwartz Gallery began nearly 30 years ago in the Chestnut Hill Area of Philadelphia offering an eclectic collection of fine art, Judaica, and vintage posters. They recently closed their doors at the remaining North Wales location. Through our two-part auction, buyers will have an opportunity to bid on some of the final pieces of this admired art gallery. Some of the available items feature noted artists such as New York based photographer Jordan Matter. Matter is a highly sought after portrait photographer for actors, dancers, and circus performers. The auction features many of his signature shots, some signed and professionally framed. Other offerings include local Palmerton watercolor artist, William Wesley Wentz and Israeli artist, Arona Reiner. There are also some beautiful hand knotted Israeli rugs available. Take advantage of this chance to fill your home with some truly unique pieces from an esteemed local gallery.


Jan 27
Now Accepting Bids!

Bachman Drapery Studio Liquidation in Tylersport, PA | January 27, 2020 at 8 PM

  •   Jan 14 @ 12:00PM EST (Start)
  •   Jan 27 @ 8:00PM EST (End)
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Bid now through Monday, January 27th. This auction will begin closing at 8:00 pm at a rate of 5 lots per minute. The Bachman Drapery Studio has been producing beautiful draperies and custom upholstery for over 30 years. Based in Tylersport, the studio serviced the local and surrounding areas. This auction is the perfect opportunity for any sewing enthusiast to purchase some professional grade equipment for their hobby or small business. Each of the industrial sewing machines offered in this auction have been dutifully maintained and serviced and are in working order. Manufacturers feature Yamato, Typical, Juki and Pfaff. The auction also offers grommet and button hand press machines, large tempered hardboard work tables, clothing racks, and ironing tables. Drapery accessories and textiles include M-Fay patterns, linings, blackout linings and assorted threads. Accessories and tools include Staplers, shears, Hitachi Air Compressor, miter saws, air staplers and nail guns.


Jan 29
Now Accepting Bids!

Jewelry | January 29, 2020 at 8:00 PM

  •   Jan 2 @ 11:00AM EST (Start)
  •   Jan 29 @ 8:00PM EST (End)
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Bid online now through auction close on Wednesday, January 29th at 8:00 PM. Lots will begin closing at a rate of 5 lots per minute. ​This auction offers an eclectic mix with a nostalgic touch of Victorian, Deco, Nouveau and mid-century leading up to today’s modern style. Also included is a selection of fine gold and sterling silver along with costume jewelry, watches and loose gemstones. Find a large selection of watches including Omega, Hamilton, Elgin and Wittnauer and the more contemporary Invicta and Seiko. Designer names include Simon Sabbag and Miriam Haskell, Trifari and Renoir Matisse. There are also period and locale pieces including cameos, scarabs, malachite and turquoise.


Feb 6
Now Accepting Bids!

Imari Collection | February 6, 2020 at 8:00 PM

  •   Jan 23 @ 10:00AM EST (Start)
  •   Feb 6 @ 8:00PM EST (End)
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Bid online now through auction close on Thursday, February 6th at 8:00 PM. Lots will begin closing at a rate of 5 lots per minute. This auction features a collection of fine Japanese porcelain in many forms such as teapots, bowls, dishes, a chocolate pot, and a dragon handled flask with makers including Imari, Arita, and Fukagawa. 


Feb 10
Now Accepting Bids!

Firearms Part 1 | February 10, 2020 at 8:00 PM

  •   Jan 21 @ 2:00PM EST (Start)
  •   Feb 10 @ 8:00PM EST (End)
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This is an Online Only Event. Bid Online from Tuesday, January 21st through Monday, February 10th at 8:00 PM. This auction is comprised of military firearms, edged weapons, ammunition and accessories.


Feb 11
Now Accepting Bids!

Firearms Part 2 | February 11, 2020 at 8:00 PM

  •   Jan 21 @ 3:00PM EST (Start)
  •   Feb 11 @ 8:00PM EST (End)
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This is an Online Only Event. Bid Online from Tuesday, January 21st through Tuesday, February 11th at 8:00 PM. This auction is comprised of antique to modern firearms, taxidermy and firearm related accessories.


Jan 22
Now Accepting Bids!

Carol Schwartz Gallery Liquidation Part One | January 22, 2020 at 8:00PM

  •   Jan 9 @ 5:00PM EST (Start)
  •   Jan 22 @ 8:00PM EST (End)
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Bid now through Wednesday, January 22nd. This auction will begin closing at 8:00 pm at a rate of 5 lots per minute. The Carol Schwartz Gallery began nearly 30 years ago in the Chestnut Hill Area of Philadelphia offering an eclectic collection of fine art, Judaica, and vintage posters. They recently closed their doors at the remaining North Wales location. Through our two-part auction, buyers will have an opportunity to bid on some of the final pieces of this admired art gallery. Some of the available items feature noted artists such as New York based photographer Jordan Matter. Matter is a highly sought after portrait photographer for actors, dancers, and circus performers. The auction features many of his signature shots, some signed and professionally framed. Other offerings include local Palmerton watercolor artist, William Wesley Wentz and Israeli artist, Arona Reiner. There are also some beautiful hand knotted Israeli rugs available. Take advantage of this chance to fill your home with some truly unique pieces from an esteemed local gallery.