Frequently Asked Questions

Yes we do. If you would like to place an absentee bid. Please download the form and email it back to us ASAP with a copy of your Drivers License.

Click here for the form:  Handlines Auctions Absentee Bidding form

Yes – We encourage you to preview items before placing a bid.  Preview is by appointment – Call 440-941-0078

The buyer premium is a set percentage added to the end of an invoice.  For instance if the buyer premium is 10% and your purchase price is $100.00 then your total for the sale is $110.00 plus tax.

Yes – We can package and ship all items to the address that has been verified with the credit card during registration. We may require some items to be insured prior to shipping.  We will not ship to PO Boxes or non verified addresses. We will ship mostly by USPS Priority Mail. Larger Packages/Oversize ship UPS.

We do our best to keep shipping cost low for you.  We charge for packaging material plus a minimum of $5.00 for 1st lot and each addition lot is $2.00 But we may give a discount depending on the size of items. Please contact us in advance if you have questions on shipping.

Yes – We ask that you email us from the Invoice Receipt email that you received from us and state in the reply who will be picking up the items and the day and time they will be picking up the items. Or you may call us with the proper information over the phone.

You are assigned a consignor number and your items are tagged with your consignor number.  Once we get to your items we check through all boxes/bins to make sure we have all the pieces/parts. Stage all items to be place in a Live or Online Auction. When items sell, the computer program subtracts the commissions and let’s us know the amount to pay each consignor.  You will be emailed documents showing the amount each item sold for and the total to be paid minus fees.  Your check will be mailed to you within a few days of the completed auction(s).

You decide what happens to your item(s) when you sign your contract.  You can choose to have the item(s) returned to you or we can throw them away or donate once the auction ends.