Kudos to another house that read the Unified User Agreement; your lawyer should, too

Nostalgia Connection, new to the portal, is off to a great start because its policies are aligned with Proxibid’s Unified User Agreement concerning counterfeit, doctored or misrepresented items.   Unlike many other Proxibid houses that maintain, often in all caps–ALL SALES FINAL; NO RETURNS!–Nostalgia Connection reiterates the Unified User Agreement in one concise sentence: We […]

An Auction House that Read the Unified User Agreement!

Auction Wholesales, Inc., deserves its Proxibid gold ribbon badge for the highest standards of ethics. Its policies are aligned with Proxibid’s Unified User Agreement concerning counterfeit, doctored or misrepresented items. Unlike many other Proxibid houses that maintain, often in all caps–ALL SALES FINAL; NO RETURNS!–Auction Wholesalers reiterates the Unified User Agreement in one concise sentence: […]

Honoring the Unified User Agreement

We encourage all Proxibid users to read the company’s recently updated Unified User Agreement, which protects seller, bidder, auctioneer and, of course, the portal. We also encourage auctioneers to read their own service terms to discern whether they still are in compliance with the Unified User Agreement. One of the most persistent myths in auctioneering […]

Proxibid’s New User Agreement

For those who do not read the fine print of service terms, which Proxiblog routinely does, you may be surprised or pleased (we were) at changes in Proxibid’s new user agreement. Here are a few items that may prompt you to read the entire shebang. You can find the Unified User Agreement by clicking here. […]

New House Vastly Overestimates Coin Values

We continue to see new houses on Proxibid believe they can guess at or exaggerate coin values in lot descriptions. This one, however, must believe in the hyped values, because he opens with a bid between 50-100% more than retail value of the coins. Retail value of a 1923 Peace Dollar is $52, not $300-$400 […]

Hyped Coins Taint Reputation

Look closely at the Peace dollar above. You’ll see it is harshly cleaned. How much would you pay over silver melt? $10? $30? How about $60,000? That’s what this Proxibid auction house suggests in its lot description. Auctioneers who sell coins need to know how to cite value. PCGS values are high because its standards […]

What To Do If You Buy a Fake Coin Online

What should you do if you purchase a fake coin on Proxibid or eBay and discover it when your options have run out–a few months, or even years, after the sale? What if you buy a counterfeit in a private coin dealer auction online? Or an Internet estate auction? Portals like Proxibid and eBay have […]

Insert Your Auction’s Best Service Terms in Proxibid Lot Descriptions

We are showcasing Star Coin and Currency because auctioneer Jim Haver uses every character of space in the Proxibid template to tout his superior service terms. You should do the same, assuming your terms are as appealing, that is. When you click on a desired lot in a Star Coin auction, you not only get […]

EARLY WARNING: eBay shipping has it all over Proxibid

For the past several months Proxiblog, a major buyer on Proxibid for more than four years, has been bidding more on eBay and less on Proxibid. We analyzed the reasons, and they affect everyone–including our favorite sellers who know if you want to sell on Internet, you have to provide service, from APN clearance to […]