There are two types of auctions held by Jones & Horan, online-only auctions and live auctions.  Please note how to bid in each, below.
HOW TO REGISTER THE FIRST TIME IN HI-BID, the online bidding platform we use:
Go to our current auction at: https://jones-horan.hibid.com/auctions/  Click “LogIn/New Bidder” towards the top right of the page.  A box will pop up.  Select the button that reads “Click Here If You Are a New Bidder.”  Follow the prompts to set up your account, which includes entering your e-mail address, and then your name, address, phone, etc. including your User Name and Password.  Keep your User Name and Password in a safe place so that you can always access your account.
Please note that there is a setting in the program that will hide your name from others when bidding.  If you DON'T want people to know and would rather be anonymous, check the box during registration that says " Hide Username From Public".  (You can always go back into your account later and check this box if you missed it the first time.)
When you select an auction to look at, you will need to register for each new auction by clicking the “Register to Bid” button.  It will ask you to enter your User Name and Password.  The system will prompt you to do this if you attempt to make a bid without first registering for that particular auction, and if you are attempting to bid in the very last seconds, it most likely will mean you will not make the bid in time, so in that case, registering for the auction first is extremely important.
1. When placing a bid, please note that EVEN IF the bid is accepted, it does not necessarily mean you are now the high bidder.  (Another bidder may have previously bid higher than your current bid, so he/she is the high bidder.)  The system does not always inform you of this immediately.  To verify that you are now the winning bidder, you will need to go back to the Catalog or to your list of bids and check.
2. Please note that HiBid has designed the system such that the following can occur: If you are the winning bidder at $1,000, for example, because you placed the bid before another bidder placed that exact bid, and then you decide to raise your top bid in order to try to ensure remaining high bidder, the system will automatically raise you one bid increment to outbid the other bidder who also placed that $1,000 bid (as an example).  Even though you were high bidder at $1,000 because you placed it first, the system raises you one increment to "outbid" the other person.  HiBid does not consider this a flaw in their system, and since they in every other way meet our needs, we have decided to continue with them as our bidding platform despite this. By bidding with us, you agree to this method of accepting bids.

Click Here to Bid in our Current ONLINE-ONLY Auction if one is open for bidding.

You may bid the next bid increment on any lot, or you may place a bid for as high as you wish to bid.  The system will bid on your behalf only enough to outbid the next highest bidder.  You will be bid up to your high bid only if needed to outbid all others.  No one will be able to see what your high bid is, unless you get bid up to that amount.

If you wish to lower or delete a bid, please contact Diana Kelly at diana@jones-horan.com or (603) 623-5314 (during business hours).  Only the auctioneer can delete or lower a bid.  This prevents abuse of the system.

Deadline: Up until the closing date & time of the current ONLINE-ONLY auction.  Lot 1 closes at 7 pm EST sharp, and all lots follow thereafter with 30 seconds between each.  We do not use "soft close."  All lots will end exactly 30 seconds apart.

BIDDING DURING THE FINAL MOMENTS (ALSO KNOWN AS SNIPING): Make sure to click on the LIVE CATALOG button to access a special tile-based view that becomes available when the first lot of an auction is within 30 minutes of closing. The tiles are "live" meaning that they are receiving real-time updates. A countdown is displayed for each lot, new bids & bid amounts get updated, the bidder's status updates (winning in green/losing in red), and all occurs without any manual refreshing.  PLEASE SEE SCREENSHOTS, BELOW, TO SEE WHAT THIS LOOKS LIKE:

Here you can see the Live Catalog button on a COMPUTER. (It is normally flashing but this is just a screenshot).  It is a blue flashing button next to the usual "View Catalog" black button:


Here you can see the Live Catalog button on a MOBILE OR CELL PHONE (it is normally flashing but this is just a screenshot).  It is a blue flashing button towards the top of the screen:
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Here you can see what the Live Catalog looks like on a COMPUTER:
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And how the Live Catalog looks on a MOBILE OR CELL PHONE:
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And as you scroll down the Live Catalog on a MOBILE OR CELL PHONE:
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Click here to learn How To View Your Prior Bids (only for bids left online)

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LIVE Auction Events:

There are FOUR ways to bid in our LIVE auction events, and all are offered as a FREE SERVICE:

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    Attend in person and bid live! Register at the desk for a bidder number and bid in person!
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    Bid live online DURING the auction! Be at your computer or device at auction time, register for the auction, and then click on the flashing blue BID LIVE button. Click on the blue ENTER RING button, and you're in!
    (Please note you will not be able to ask questions or ask that the auction be paused for you; you will only be able to see the progression of bids on each lot as it comes up, and you will be able to place bids if desired. The auction is fast-paced, at about 100 lots per hour, so you will need to have done your research ahead of time! A live feed will be available to watch, but there will be about a 2-5 second lag, so we do not recommend watching it while bidding live online. The live feed will not be available through cell phones; only on a computer or laptop.)
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    Not available on auction day? You can leave ABSENTEE BIDS in advance! 
    If desired, you can download our Absentee Bid Form, or just be sure to include your full name and telephone number and clearly write or type each lot number, a BRIEF description and the amount you are willing to bid up to. All bids are executed starting at the lowest bid possible and then working up to your high bid, if necessary.
    You can leave absentee bids with us in FIVE different ways:
    1. Leave your high bids online, much in the way that online bids are placed during one of our online auctions. This method of placing absentee bids will stay open until the lots are introduced by the auctioneer on Auction Day! You will use the same login information that you use to bid in our online-only auctions.
      Click here to learn How To View Your Prior Bids (only for bids left online).
    2. Call our office by phone at (603) 623-5314 and communicate your bids to one of our team members (no later than FRIDAY before auction day).
    3. Email your bids to auctions@jones-horan.com.
    4. Fax your bids to (603) 626-5974
    5. Mail your bids to our office at Jones & Horan, 453 Mast Road, Goffstown, NH 03045. Allow plenty of time for delivery.
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    Bid live on the phone DURING the auction! (MUST be set up no later than three days before the auction [by Thursday immediately preceding the auction date] - NO EXCEPTIONS, limited availability, select lots only, our team members call you as your lots come up on the block, bidders will not be able to call us.)

A FEW NOTES regarding bidding in our live auction:

Bids by persons attending the LIVE auction take priority over Absentee bids in case of a tie. In the case of two Absentee Bids of the same amount, the first bid received takes priority. 
If you have never bid or consigned with us before, upon registering to bid online, you will receive an email from us with a few questions. You will not be approved to bid and your bids entered unless you reply to our email. Thank you! 
Absentee Bids received that are not entered according to our Standard Bid Increments will be rounded down to the next lower bid increment. For bid increments and more information please see our FAQ
We will not be held responsible for errors in providing you with this free service of executing your Absentee Bids – please consider attending our auction in person! 
Payment for the Live Auctions by Cash, Check or Bank Wire – No Paypal and No Credit Cards. 
Jones & Horan Auction Team
453 Mast Rd, Goffstown, NH 03045
Tel: 603-623-5314
Fax: 603-626-5974
Email: auctions@jones-horan.com
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