Bidding at  Auctions

If at any time you need assistance with bidding please call us at 317-251-5635

IN PERSON BIDDING

Bidding in person provides the greatest advantage to a bidder. Take advantage of the opportunity to view, handle and research your potential purchases. The auction floor is an exciting and inviting experience. We highly encourage your attendance.

Bidding in person offers the lowest possible buyer’s premium.

You will want to bring a valid ID to register at the auction house. We accept major credit cards, checks and cash. Directions to the Ripley Auctions gallery and auction house are here.

Additional Bidding Options

LIVE ONLINE BIDDING

Internet bidding is provided by Ripley Auctions Live Internet Bidding. This bidding system allows you to to monitor and bid on 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 absentee bidding is the only way to fully attend and take advantage of every buying opportunity.

PHONE BIDDING

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 FormWe 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. Please contact us 48 hours in advance of a sale to register as a phone bidder.

 

ABSENTEE BIDDING

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 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 with Ripley Auctions Live Internet Bidding. If you are first time bidder to Ripley Auctions Live Internet Bidding, you can register here.

Remember- If at any time you need assistance with bidding please call us at 317-251-5635