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) 

Sep 24
Now Accepting Bids!

Alderfer Online - Extensive Collections of Artwork, Books, Ephemera, Advertising & Record Albums, Memorabilia Including Bethlehem Steel, Political & World's Fair, Sculptures, Trains, Models, Tools, Garden Items & Much More - Emmaus, PA: Closing 9-24-18

  •   Sep 12 @ 10:00AM EDT (Start)
  •   Sep 24 @ 8:00PM EDT (End)
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Bid now through auction close on Monday, September 24th at 8:00 PM. Emmaus Estate Offers Extensive Collections of Artwork to include Local Originals, Lithographs, Frames & More; Sculptures; Books including Leather Bound, Military, Civil War, Art, Travel, Reference, Local History, Aviation, Railroad, Antique Reference & Many More; Ephemera; Posters & Travel Posters; Magazines; Advertising; Sheet Music; Large Groupings of Record Albums; Memorabilia Collections to include Bethlehem Steel, Mack Truck, Political, Beatles, World's Fair, Sports & More; Lighters & Pen Knives; Models; Trains; Electronics to include Vintage Audio, Video, Photography & More; Vintage Toys & Games; Furniture; Rugs; Lighting; China & Glassware; Kitchen Wares; Appliances; Tools; Garden Tools, Accessories & Furniture; & Much More.


Sep 25
Now Accepting Bids!

Online Only - Single Owner Estate of Bishop Rossetti, Part 2: 9-25-18

  •   Sep 17 @ 5:00PM EDT (Start)
  •   Sep 25 @ 8:00PM EDT (End)
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Bid from Monday, September 17th through auction close on Tuesday, September 25th at 8:00 PM. Featuring items from the Bishop’s stately Tudor Gothic home in Scranton, PA that was a home to the arts, culture and creativity. Items celebrate the cultures around the world, including Chinese, French and art nouveau, Germany and England with its vast assortment of Jacobean style furniture, paintings, sculpture and lighting.


Sep 27
Now Accepting Bids!

Alderfer Online - Hellyer Estate/Part 1 - Furniture & Decorative Accessories, Books, Statuary, Sculptures & Busts, Clocks, Artwork, Lighting, Asian & Egyptian Decor, China, Glassware, Men's Designer Clothing & More - Wyndmoor, PA: Closing 9-27-18

  •   Sep 14 @ 5:00PM EDT (Start)
  •   Sep 27 @ 8:00PM EDT (End)
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Bid now through auction close on Thursday, September 27th at 8:00 PM. The Hellyer Estate of Wyndmoor Home Contents (Part 1) Features an Eclectic Mix of Decorative Accessories; Modern & Antique Furnishings; Numerous Book Groupings; Statuary, Sculptures, Busts & Decorative Display Pedestals; Clocks; Artwork & Mirrors; Brass Lamps & Other Lighting; Fireplace Tools, Andirons & Accessories; Doorstops; Military Items; Asian Ceramics; Egyptian Decor; Holiday Items including Kugels; China & Glassware to include Limoges, Royal Doulton, and Waterford; Kitchen Wares by Lu-Ray, McCoy, Williams-Sonoma and Le Creuset; Large & Small Appliances; Linens; Men's Designer Clothing, Coats & Ties; Electronics & More.


Oct 1
Now Accepting Bids!

Alderfer Online - Hellyer Estate/Part 2 - Furniture & Decorative Accessories, Outdoor Furniture, Statuary, Urns, Pedestals & Planters, Books, Artwork, Lighting, Collectibles, Men's Designer Clothing, Electronics & More - Wyndmoor, PA: Closing 10-1-18

  •   Sep 20 @ 5:00PM EDT (Start)
  •   Oct 1 @ 8:00PM EDT (End)
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Bid now through auction close on Monday, October 1st at 8:00 PM. The Hellyer Estate of Wyndmoor Home Contents (Part 2) Features an Eclectic Mix of Decorative Accessories; Modern & Antique Furnishings; Outdoor Furniture, Statuary, Urns, Pedestals, Planters & More; Numerous Book Groupings; Record Albums & CD's; Urns & Display Pedestals; Clocks & Clock Parts; Artwork & Mirrors; Lamps & Lamp Parts; Asian Ceramics; Collections to Include Pez Dispensers, Alice in Wonderland, Disney, Humpty Dumpty, Danbury Mint & More; Die Cast Models, Toys & Games; Holiday Items to Include Decorations & Department 56; Men's Designer Clothing, Coats, Shoes & Ties; Electronics; Televisions; Shelving Units & Much More.


Oct 4
Now Accepting Bids!

Alderfer Online - Exquisite Collection of Stained Glass Panels, Player Pianos, Pinball Machines, Pool Table, Vintage Games & Toys, Furnishings, Clocks & More - Plymouth Meeting, PA: Closing 10-4-18

  •   Sep 20 @ 5:00PM EDT (Start)
  •   Oct 4 @ 8:00PM EDT (End)
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Bid now through auction close on Thursday, October 4th at 8:00 PM. Auction Features an Exquisite Collection of Stained Glass Panels; Player Pianos; Victrola; Pinball Machines; Pool Table; Vintage Games & Toys; Furnishings; Decorative Accessories including Nautical; Clocks; Rugs & More.


Oct 17

Online Only - Inuit Art Auction: 10-17-18

  •   Oct 3 @ 5:00PM EDT (Start)
  •   Oct 17 @ 8:00PM EDT (End)
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Bid Online from Wednesday, October 3rd through auction close on Wednesday, October 17th at 8:00 PM.  Artists include: Edith Aklok, Leopa Akpalialuk, George Alayco, Noah Alookie, Mathewsie Amidlak, Adamie Anautak, George Arlook, Jimmy Arnemisa, Oshitto Ashoona, Lucassie Echalook, Jonasie Faber, Boas Javaruse, Johnnylie Judea, Sarah Kaitak, Simeonie Kavik, Arnuraq Michael, Emily Novalinga, Josiah Nuilaalik, Abe Okagutunuaq, Omalu Oshutsiaq, Omalluk Oshutsiaq, Ouialuk Oshutsiaq, Qakki Peter, Nujulia Pootoogook, Silas Qayakjuak, Quppapik Ragee, Pudlalik Shaa, Joshua Sheeg, Itai Soodla, Jutai Toonoo, Sam Toonoo, Wally


Oct 18

Alderfer Online - Single Owner Stained Glass Collection: 10-18-18

  •   Oct 4 @ 5:00PM EDT (Start)
  •   Oct 18 @ 8:00PM EDT (End)
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Bid Online from Thursday, October 4th through auction close on Thursday, October 18th at 8:00 PM. Single owner collection of stained glass windows, both wood framed and unframed panels. Includes textured and etched clear glass sidelights and transom windows, as well as antique stained glass with religious motifs and scenes.


Oct 23

Alderfer Online - Single Owner 1950's -1960's Ginny Dolls: 10-23-18

  •   Oct 9 @ 5:00PM EDT (Start)
  •   Oct 23 @ 8:00PM EDT (End)
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Bid Online from Tuesday, October 9th through auction closing on Tuesday, October 23rd at 8:00 PM. 100+ Lots of Single Owner Ginny Dolls from the 1950’s and 60’s.


Oct 29

Alderfer Online - Fiestaware Auction: 10-29-18

  •   Oct 15 @ 5:00PM EDT (Start)
  •   Oct 29 @ 8:00PM EDT (End)
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Bid Online from Monday, October 15th through auction close on Monday, October 29th at 8:00 PM.


Oct 30

Alderfer Online - Nostalgic Treasures Auction: 10-30-18

  •   Oct 16 @ 5:00PM EDT (Start)
  •   Oct 30 @ 8:00PM EDT (End)
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Bid Online beginning Tuesday, October 16th through auction closing Tuesday, October 30th at 8:00 PM. Offering an eclectic mix  of treasures to include Art, Jewelry, Furniture, Decorative Accessories and more.