Who are you gonna trust when you can't be there?
one who will watch over your eBay interests!)
What is an Auction Agent?
Why do I Need One?
"Editor's note: Jeff doesn't claim to be unbiased in his article and he
surely isn't. In fact, some auction firms may be offended. But remember, Purser
Associates has a well deserved, excellent reputation in the industry. Consider
his view in the context of our other articles. ...."...Anyway you look at it, if you
bid "on the book" by mail, phone or fax (or eamil - aj), you are in the majority.
Only a small minority of bidders use an agent. If the sale is typical, you can't
help but notice that in terms of dollar volume, the floor bidders and agents are
buying more than the book bidders. Maybe something's going on here that you
should know more about. ..."
Later noting, "..We're good, but we're not that
good. Even if we were, our verbal opinions would be worthless to you
when you sell your material. If you're concerned about any item we urge
you to get it
EXPERTIZED (Emphasis added). Ours is primarily a bid execution service. We do
not issue certificates, nor do we render expert opinions. ..."
- But, in another venue, notes they "will prove that NOT using their service will cost you
more than if you DO use it."