Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Glossary: What are the "auction fees" or "buyer’s premiums"?
IX. Glossary of art auctions 

Glossary: What is an absentee bid?
IX. Glossary of art auctions 

Glossary: What is a ‘LIVE auction’?
IX. Glossary of art auctions 

Glossary: What is the difference between a live auction and an online auction?
IX. Glossary of art auctions 

Glossary: What is the different between voluntary and legal auctions?
IX. Glossary of art auctions 

Glossary: What is a reserve price?
IX. Glossary of art auctions 

Glossary: What is an upset price?
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Glossary: What is a non-catalogue auction?
IX. Glossary of art auctions 

Glossary: What is a sale order?
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Glossary: What is an auction?
IX. Glossary of art auctions 

Online Sales: How to bid online during an Online-Only Auction?

Glossary: What is an estimate?
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Glossary: What is an auctioneer?
IX. Glossary of art auctions 

Alerts service: How to create alerts (thematic and keyword)?
VI. Our Services: Registration, Results and Alerts 

Online Sales: How can I participate in an Online-Only Auction on Auction.fr?

Registration: What services do I have access to with an Auction.fr account (BASIC and PREMIUM packages)?
VI. Our Services: Registration, Results and Alerts 

Registration: How do I register on Auction.fr?
VI. Our Services: Registration, Results and Alerts 

Catalogs with absentee bids: How to bid on a lot (absentee bid and telephone request) ?
III. Catalogs with absentee bids 

Payment: I cannot pay for the lot I have been adjudicated. What happens now?
V. Winning bid confirmation, Payment, Storage & Delivery 

Glossary: How do you define an artwork?
IX. Glossary of art auctions