©2017 Oakridge Auction Gallery, Inc.
METROPOLITAN WASHINGTON DC
VA License #  2908000961

FOR GALLERY AUCTIONS, YOU MAY:

Bid in Person
There are many ways to bid at our auctions. Bidding live in the showroom however, is one of the most exciting ways to bid. Your first step would be to register to bid by filling out our Bidder Registration Form and Credit Card Authorization Form at our customer service desk during or before the exhibition, or you may register by filling out the Bidder Registration Form and the Credit Card Authorization Form , electronically, here on the website. After your registration is processed, our staff will provide you with a bidder number paddle.  This paddle allows you to bid at the auction for which you are registered.  You must register for each auction in which you would like to bid. 

Bid Live Online
For your convenience, we utilize the services of online bidding platforms, such as LiveAuctioneers.com, Invaluable.com, and Proxibid.com to facilitate online bidding at our auctions.  Each auction may utilize one or more of these services.  All auctions may not be available on all services.  Please check the auction listing on our website to determine which online bidding services are available for a particular auction.  Once you register with the online bidding service of your choice, we will contact you to complete your Bidder Registration Form and Credit Card Authorization Form.  To expedite this process, you may fill out the Bidder Registration Form  and the Charge Card Authorization Form, here on the website. Once the registration process is complete, and your payment history has been reviewed and found satisfactory, our staff will then authorize you to bid online at the auction for which you have registered.  You must register for each auction in which you would like to bid.


Bid by Telephone
 If you cannot be present at an auction to bid in person, and do not wish to bid Live Online, you may still participate at the auction by participating as a telephone bidder.  To participate as a telephone bidder, you must register prior to the day of the auction by filling out the  Absentee/Telephone  Bidder Registration Form and Credit Card Authorization Form at our customer service desk during or before the exhibition, or you may register by filling out the Absentee/Telephone Bidder Registration Form and the Credit Card Authorization Form , electronically, here on the website. After your registration is processed, our staff will provide you with a bidder number paddle. During the auction, one of our Telephone Bidding Clerks will attempt to telephone you at the telephone number that you have given us on the Absentee/Telephone Bidder Registration Form, prior to the lot(s) you have indicated on your Absentee/Telephone Bidder Registration Form being sold.  Our Telephone Bidding Clerk will bid on your behalf, as you instruct them on the telephone, using your bidder number paddle, the auction for which you are registered.  You must register for each auction in which you would like to bid.

Bid as an Absentee Bidder
If you cannot be present at an auction to bid in person, and do not wish to bid Live Online, or as a Telephone Bidder, you may still participate at the auction by participating as an absentee bidder.  To participate as an absentee bidder, you must register prior to the day of the auction by filling out the  Absentee/Telephone Bidder Registration Form and Credit Card Authorization Form at our customer service desk during or before the exhibition, or you may register by filling out the Absentee/Telephone Bidder Registration Form and the Credit Card Authorization Form electronically, here on the website.  After your registration is processed, our staff will provide you with a bidder number paddle.  This paddle will allow a proxy bidder from our staff to bid on your behalf up to the maximum bid that you indicated on your Absentee/Telephone Bidder Registration Form, at the auction for which you are registered.  You must register for each auction in which you would like to bid.


FOR MARKETPLACE AUCTIONS:

Marketplace Auctions are online-only auctions.  Therefore all bidding occurs online.  Simply register for the auction by following the instructions for registration with the online bidding platform that is being utilized for that particular auction.  No additional registration steps are necessary.