GW RAILWAYANA AUCTIONS LIVE ONLINE BIDDING GUIDE
You don't have to attend our auction to bid on railway collectables for sale. We use a simple, safe & secure system called The-Saleroom.com
It's free to register & create an account.
Note: you'll need to register for each auction date if you intend to place bids.
It is important to register in good time directly with "the-saleroom.com" and certainly long before the auction has started
HOW TO REGISTER & BID WITH THE-SALEROOM.COM
Open the Registration Page www.the-saleroom.com and create a new account by clicking on the top right of the page on 'Register'.
There are three stages for the registration process:
- Enter your full particulars
- Provide valid debit/credit card details (you will not be required to provide card details in future)
- Provide your own secure password
"the-saleroom.com" will seek confirmation from us at GWRA that your registration has been accepted. This process is automatic but if you are blocked for any reason then it will be necessary to contact / 01386 760109 in good time.
PLEASE NOTE: We will not have access to bidding approval once the auction has started
WHAT HAPPENS ON AUCTION DAY >>
Log into thesaleroom.com site and select the GWRA Auction from the menu of 'Todays Auctions' on the right of the screen.
You will be given an option of buttons to either 'View Auction' or 'Bid'.
Should you want to bid in the auction, select the 'Bid' button. No need be wary, at this stage that you are NOT actually placing a bid.
On either of these screens you can see the auction but you cannot bid unless you select the 'Bid' button.
If you want to bid you will need to enter your password when entering that part of the site.
THE BIDDING PROCESS
On the left of the screen under the image of the lot on offer is a large BID button, you will be shown which lot is currently being sold and the next increment.
Simply click the button to bid and the bidding will move along. Do not hesitate as the bidding is spontaneous and as quick as it is in the hall.
On the right of the screen is a live image of the auctioneer in action so you can actually see what is happening &, provided you have the sound switched on, you will also hear the proceedings.
There is also an option on the screen to scroll back through the lots to see what they realised.
PLEASE NOTE: that it is possible to set up an alarm for the items in which you are interested which will give warning & ring immediately prior to the lot being announced.
SUCCESSFUL BIDDING - ACCOUNTING
GWRA will invoice successful bidders after the auction as usual.
This will include a Buyers Premium of 18% Inclusive.