Person who invites
the bidding at certain increments, calls the final
price, and knocks down the item on the block.
Ringman or Bid Assistant
Person who stands
in front and helps the auctioneer take bids, deliver
the items to the bidder, and bring more to the
Person who writes
down all auctioned items, the final bidders number
and the bid, so the auctioneer will have a record
and you'll have a receipt. Many auctioneers tape
their auctions so if there is any problem they can
run back the tape and listen to it.
Price wanted at
register your name and give you you a bidder number,
add up your bill, and give you a receipt after you
Bidding on one item
in a group, high bidder can take any items, each at
the bid price.
Buying all items at
the individual item price. Example, you buy 6
glasses at $2 for 1 glass, total is $12.
Bid in writing
executed by auction personnel, from absentee bidder.