You may also use this same "Place Your Bid Here:" field
to bid higher than the next allowable bid ("Jump Bid"
). To do so, type in your higher bid amount and then click the "Your Turn To Bid"
button. This field is not for placing maximum or proxy bids
i.e. Let's say the next allowable bid is $4850, but you would like to bid $7000 to psych
out other bidders. By typing in $7000 in the same "Place Your Bid Here" field and clicking the
"Your Turn To Bid" button, your bid will be automatically advanced to $7000,
instead of the $4850.
a bid higher than the next allowable bid will require your confirmation
before your bid is executed. The screen you will see will resemble the
Please allow yourself additional time to read this confirmation and click the "Confirm Bid" button. The auction clock will not stop and wait for you to do so. Waiting to place a Jump Bid in the last (30) seconds is not recommended.