Stop The Drop Auction
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About 'Stop the Drop Premier' Auctions

The Premier Auction offers an auction house type service where the goods are taken in, photographed, described, priced, uploaded, invoiced and posted all for an inclusive 16% commission. Stop The Drop has a no sale no fee policy and does not charge a BUYERS PREMIUM. Payments for goods are held in a clients account until the goods have been received and approved.

The Premier Auction has two phase, "Up Phase" first 3 days and "Drop Phase" last 7 days. All lots will start and finish at the same time 7.00PM.The Drop Prices will also Drop at 7.00PM.The Starting times and time remaining in both phases will be clearly indicated by the time remaining countdown clock on each lot.

All lots have a starting price and a lowest price. The starting price can be bid up in the "Up Phase" and in the event of bidding the Lot will be sold to the highest bidder at 7.00PM on the 3rd day.

Should there have been no bidding on a lot at the end of the "Up Phase" the lot will then go into the "Drop Phase" until the end of the auction. The "Drop Phase" will have seven equal price drops and any of these can be reserved from the start of the auction by clicking "Reserve a price" and selecting the price to be reserved from the drop down. Prices Reserved will only be known to the Reserver and cannot be viewed by any other person.

All bids, reserved prices and out bids will be notified by email and appear in the users control panel under "Notifications". Successful bids will also be notified by email and again appear in "Notifications".

An automated invoicing system will keep buyers/sellers up to date with emails and notifications of invoices/payments/item status – sent, paid and received.

NB: When payment by PayPal is selected a 3.5% surcharge (may vary depending on destination) will be added to the invoice.

Please note: Every effort has been made to ensure a 'live' experience on the STD site. The website's server is continually 'polled' to ensure all changes are fed to you in a near real-time fashion. However, we recommend that you refresh your browser page to ensure you are viewing the very latest pricing and bidding situation.

About 'Stop The Drop' Auctions

The Premier Auction offers an auction house type service where the goods are taken in, photographed, described, priced, uploaded, invoiced and posted all for an inclusive 16% commission. Stop The Drop has a no sale no fee policy and does not charge a BUYERS PREMIUM. Payments for goods are held in a clients account until the goods have been received and approved.

The Premier Auction has two phase, "Up Phase" first 3 days and "Drop Phase" last 7 days. All lots will start and finish at the same time 7.00PM.The Drop Prices will also Drop at 7.00PM.The Starting times and time remaining in both phases will be clearly indicated by the time remaining countdown clock on each lot.

All lots have a starting price and a lowest price. The starting price can be bid up in the "Up Phase" and in the event of bidding the Lot will be sold to the highest bidder at 7.00PM on the 3rd day.

Should there have been no bidding on a lot at the end of the "Up Phase" the lot will then go into the "Drop Phase" until the end of the auction. The "Drop Phase" will have seven equal price drops and any of these can be reserved from the start of the auction by clicking "Reserve a price" and selecting the price to be reserved from the drop down. Prices Reserved will only be known to the Reserver and cannot be viewed by any other person.

All bids, reserved prices and out bids will be notified by email and appear in the users control panel under "Notifications". Successful bids will also be notified by email and again appear in "Notifications".

An automated invoicing system will keep buyers/sellers up to date with emails and notifications of invoices/payments/item status – sent, paid and received.

NB: When payment by PayPal is selected a 3.5% surcharge (may vary depending on destination) will be added to the invoice.

Please note: Every effort has been made to ensure a 'live' experience on the STD site. The website's server is continually 'polled' to ensure all changes are fed to you in a near real-time fashion. However, we recommend that you refresh your browser page to ensure you are viewing the very latest pricing and bidding situation.

About 'Buy Now'

To purchase on Buy Now click on the green 'Buy Now' button before anyone else and once you have confirmed your purchase on the drop drown a red 'Sold' button will show, confirming the item is yours.

An automated invoicing system will keep buyers up to date with emails and notifications of invoices/payments/item status – sent, paid and received.

NB: For payment by PayPal a 3.5% (may vary depending on destination) surcharge will be added to the invoice.

Please note: Every effort has been made to ensure a 'live' experience on the STD site. The website's server is continually 'polled' to ensure all changes are fed to you in a near real-time fashion. However, we recommend that you refresh your browser page to ensure you are viewing the very latest pricing and bidding situation.

About 'Up the Bid' Auction

The 'Up the Bid' Auction is a traditional upward moving auction.

Each lot offered for sale on Up the Bid will appear for seven days. Each lot will have a green 'Bid Now' button with the current price and next price to bid clearly shown. Buyers wishing to place a maximum bid price can do so and the system will bid automatically up to that price. The current status of the bid will be notified by email and a live countdown clock will operate on each lot showing the time remaining. All bids and out bids will be notified by email and appear in the users control panel under "Notifications". Successful bids will also be notified by email and appear in "Notifications". Potential bidders will need to register or log in if they intend to bid.

An automated invoicing system will keep buyers/sellers up to date with emails and notifications of invoices/payments/item status – sent, paid and received.

NB: For payment by PayPal a 3.5% (may vary depending on destination) surcharge will be added to the invoice.