Using our system is easy. First you'll need to "Register" and create an
account. After registering, return to the home page where you can preview the
items in the auction, or visit our gallery during business hours and preview in
person. Once you have found an item you would like to bid on you have the
option of placing a bid online or leaving a proxy bid at the gallery. If
bidding online, simply browse to the auction item that you would like to bid on
and click the "Bid" button. Bidding must be done in whole dollar increments and
your bid must be at least higher then the current bid. Please see terms of sale
for information relative to check out. Bid Increments. Bid increments are done
in whole dollars. No need to add cents. Bidding is done similar to an eBay
style. Your high bid is not reached unless there is someone bidding against
If you bid $50 on an item and there is no one else bidding against you, the
item will open for a dollar. You will win the bid for a dollar if it closes
with out any competing bids.
you bid $50 on an item and the highest competing bid is $40, you win the item
for $41. If the Competing bidder bids $60 then the bid goes to the competitor
are sent to bidders to let them know there current status and if they are high
bidder or out bid. There may be a reserve set on some items.
In the event that there is a reserve, the reserve will be posted and
bidding must start at one dollar higher than the reserve price.
UBIDTOBUY and The Parkhill Auction Gallery reserve the right to extend or
cancel any auction at anytime due to server problems, network problems or any
other unforeseen issues that my arise in the coarse of doing business. All
registered bidders and consignors agree to these terms and will not hold
UBIDTOBUY or the Parkhill Auction Gallery liable for circumstances beyond our
is UBidToBuy different from Ebay?
UBidToBuy allows you to physically preview the items at our gallery. On
Ebay you'll have to trust that the item being sold is what the seller claims it
is. Every item in UBidToBuy's auctions will be present in our
gallery for you to preview. Aside from that every item is given a
condition rating by the gallery, not the seller. We use a 5-star rating
system (1= poor condition up to 5= excellent condition).