If you are unable to attend the auction, we provide many options to place a bid at a live auction.
Absentee: An absentee bid is an offer for the highest price you are willing to pay for a single lot. This bid is executed on your behalf. There are three ways to place an absentee bid. The bid can be placed directly with the auction house by calling 1-317-251-5635. You will be asked to fill out a Registration Form. You can also place an absentee bid online. You will need to register here if you are a first time bidder with Ripley Auctions. Absentee bids can also be placed at Ripley Auctions Live Internet Bidding. If you are a first time bidder to Live Internet Bidding Ripley Auctions, you can register here.
Phone: A phone bid is an appointment arranged directly with the auction house by calling 1-317-251-5635. You will be asked to fill out a Registration Form. We will call you a few moments prior to the lot being offered. Your phone bidding representative will submit bids directly to the auctioneer on your command.
Ripley Auctions Live Internet Bidding: This bidding system allows you to to monitor each lot as it comes to offer. If you are a first time bidder with Ripley Auctions Live Internet Bidding, you can register here. You will have a real-time bidding console that allows you to submit bids to the Internet bidding administrator and the auctioneer. This type of bidding is the only way to fully attend and take advantage of every buying opportunity.