How To Bid
Placing a bid on a Lot could not be easier with our online bidding platform. Simply follow the steps below:
Step 1: Register To Bid
In order to place a bid, you must first register and create an account.
To do this visit the Register to Bid page and complete the online form: https://bolesworth.auction/register
Step 2: Activate Your Account
Once you have completed the above form, you will then need to activate your account.
An activation email will have been sent to the email you used to register. It is important that you check your Spam or Junk folder as this email may not come directly into your inbox.
To ensure that all future emails from the auction land in your inbox, please add the email address to your trusted contacts.
If you are having issues locating this activation email, please contact the Auction Team.
Step 3: Placing A Bid
Once you have activated your account you will be eligible to bid.
First, log into your account using the login details chosen when you registered.
Once logged in, navigate to the Lot you wish to place a bid on and insert the amount you wish to bid. Please note all bidding is in GBP(£) and some lots are subject to varying VAT rates.
Prior to confirming the bid, the system will prompt you to confirm acceptance of the auction conditions and highlight any additional fees such as VAT and commission.
To confirm your bid, simply click the ‘Confirm Bid’ button.
Step 4: Confirmation
On placing a bid, a confirmation email will be trigged and sent to the email address you registered with. Again, be sure to check your Spam and Junk folders for this.
Step 5: Bid Tracking
Keeping an eye on your bids could not be easier, simply navigate to the ‘My Bids’ section of your account to see which Lots you are bidding on.
This is the best place to receive up to date information in regard to bid status.
In the event you are outbid, you will be notified via email as well as appearing as ‘Outbid’ in your ‘My Bids’ section.
Step 6: Winning A Lot
In the event you are the highest bidder on a lot, you will be notified via email with further instructions. A member of the auction Team will also contact you following the fall of the hammer to confirm the purchase of your Lot.
Winning bidders will be contacted on the evening of the Auction. Billing details must be supplied to Bolesworth Elite Auctions by 12 noon on Wednesday 1st July. Following the issue of an invoice, funds must be received by 12 noon on Thursday 2nd July into the bank account of Bolesworth Elite Auctions.
After receipt of payment, the horse shall be collected within seven days at the latest.
For more information regarding bidding, please contact the Auction Team via firstname.lastname@example.org or 01829 307676