Some days I wake up and think … am I in another country? Maybe I’ve been transported to a different …
a sale by auction is complete when the auctioneer so announces by the fall of the hammer, announcing the item sold, and the successful bidder’s identification or in other customary manner. If it becomes immediately apparent at the close of the bidding that the auctioneer and a bid assistant or ringman have acknowledged the same bid from different bidders, the auctioneer may continue the bidding between the disputed bidders. When a bid is made while the auctioneer is in the process of completing the sale by auction, the auctioneer may continue the bidding or declare the real or personal property sold under the bid on which the hammer was falling.
How does auctioneer licensing work in Michigan? Unlike any other state.
Massachusetts law requires two letters of recommendation to become a licensed auctioneer.
Ohio requires that every auctioneer notify the police or sheriff’s department at least 24 hours prior to any auction. Why is that?
How long does it take to become an auctioneer in Pennsylvania? What is different about their pre-licensing requirements? They are indeed much different than the rest of the United States.
The District of Columbia allows a bell to be rung once a day, to promote an upcoming auction. The bell may not be over 6″ wide, nor 5″ long, and we wonder …
Why does Indiana mandate auction contracts, presumably to protect the public and licensees, but not require a contract be in place for consignments to auction houses?
In Pennsylvania, auctioneers cannot bid at their own auctions. Why?