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Three Types of Alex Cooper Auctions
1. Gallery Auctions are typically split into two day sales. Our Thursday auctions feature the finest selection of jewelry, silver, luxury accessories and coins & currency. Our Saturday auctions highlight exceptional pieces of fine & contemporary art, period & modern furniture, fine rugs, decorative arts and militaria. Bidding takes place live in the Alex Cooper Gallery and on the Alex Cooper bidding platform. Preview for Gallery Auctions is held at the Alex Cooper Auction Gallery. There is a 20-23% buyers premium added to the hammer price. Click here to learn more about the Terms & Conditions.
2. The online-only Discovery Auctions feature an array of items with bidding opening at $20. All bidding takes place on the Alex Cooper bidding platform. Preview for Discovery Auctions is held at the Alex Cooper Gallery. There is a 23% buyers premium added to the hammer price.
3. Alex Cooper's online-only In-Home Auctions feature collections from single family or estate sales. Items include antique, contemporary, designer, and reproduction furniture and decorations, artwork, porcelain and glass, jewelry, rugs and collectibles. All bidding takes place on the Alex Cooper bidding platform. Preview for In-Home Auctions is held at the home or location where the items were consigned.
Step by Step Guide: How to Bid in a Gallery Auction
1. Make an Account
2. Browse the Auctions
3. Pre-Bidding & Setting Maximum Bid
4. Other Ways to Bid
5. Day of the Auction
6. You've Won
Video Guide: How to Bid in a Gallery Auction
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