The Auction will be conducted at the Mira Hong Kong Function Room 1-3, 3rd Floor, as follows:
The Mira Hong Kong 118 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong Tel: 852-2368-1111
-Session A- Coins: Tuesday December 8, 2015; 10:00 AM Hong Kong Time (With Fook Wing Tong Space Collection Auction)
-Session B- Coins: Wednesday December 9, 2015; 10:00 AM Hong Kong Time
-Session C- Paper Money: Wednesday December 9, 2015; 1:00 PM Hong Kong Time
-Session D- Coins (Internet Only ): Tuesday December 15, 2105; 11:30 AM Hong Kong Time
-Session E- Paper Money (Internet Only): Immediately following the conclusion of Internet Session D
How do I register to bid?
In person: New and existing clients are required to register at our Showcase Auction lot viewing room prior (Dec 2- Dec 7) to receiving a floor bidder paddle.
Lot Viewing Room: Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio Unit 1603, 16/F, Miramar Tower,132 Nathan Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong Tel: 2117-1191 (Attn: Crystal Ng)
***New customers need to pay deposit in prior to apply bid limit. A 25% deposit of the total bid amount will be required and must be paid in cash or “cash equivalent” at least 48 hours before the start of the auction (“cash equivalent” is defined to include approved check, wire transfer or other immediate bank transfer)
Online: Login to your StacksBowers.com account. Click the Browse Auction tab, then select the auction you wish to bid in. If you are a new client, simply visit StacksBowers.com, click the Register button located at the top right corner of the page, and set up your account. Once your account is activated, you will receive an email prompting you verify your registration. Once your account is verified, you can begin bidding online! Please note: We recommend that new clients register online at least three days prior to an auction sale.
What is my bid limit?
All new customers are automatically given a bid limit of $15,000. Please note: This is not a credit limit, and refers to the limit up to which you can place bids in a Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio auction. If you wish to raise your bid limit, please contact us at 852-21171191 to Crystal Ng.
How can I bid in a Stack’s Bowers Galleries auction?
In person: Bidding in person during one of our live auctions is easy and fun! Simply visit the lot viewing room at our live Showcase Auctions and complete a quick, in-person registration form to secure a bid paddle.
By telephone: If you cannot attend the auction in person, you are welcome to make arrangements to bid via telephone with a Stack’s Bowers &Ponterio agent. Call us at 852-2117-1191 or stop by the auction room to make arrangements prior to the start of the live auction.
By absentee ballot via email: Bidders who cannot attend the live auction are welcome to send their bid sheet via email at email@example.com.
By fax: Complete your bid sheet and fax it to 852-2117-4292
Pre-sale online bidding: You can bid online before the live auction even begins!
Visit StacksBowers.com and login to your account. Click on the Browse Auctions tab to find the auction you are interested in. From there, you can browse lots and place your bids accordingly.
Live online bidding: Our iBid LIVE feature allows users to bid from anywhere in the world, in real time, during our auctions. Live audio and video feeds connect you directly to the auction room and allows you to watch the sale as if you were in the room! iBid LIVE also notifies you before each lot you’re interested in becomes available for auction. To use the iBid LIVE function:
Login to your StacksBowers.com account. Click the Browse Auction tab, then select the auction you wish to bid in. Once the iBid LIVE auction page loads, scroll down to the Preview Area. Click the Watch box next to all of the lots you may want to bid on during the ongoing Showcase Auction session. When the items you have check on your Watchlist are five lots away from being auctioned, a pop-up notice with sound will appear on your screen, notifying you that bidding will begin shortly. Then, simply click the Dismiss button on the pop-up notice and place your bid! Please note: Be sure to check your computer settings and make sure the volume is high enough so you can hear the alert.
For any questions, please contact 852-2117-1191 or firstname.lastname@example.org to Crystal Ng for further information.
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