Everyone is invited to browse or search through our auction categories and listings for items on Pine Falls Auctions. If you see something you would like to bid on, you must first register. Official registration takes place in association with the pinefallsauctions.com network. For more details on registration, look below.
Why do I need to register with Pine Falls Auctions?
By registering with Pine Falls Auctions you are letting other members know that you will participate in an honest and professional manner. You must provide us with valid contact information so that we may contact you regarding your Auction purchases.
It takes just a few minutes to register. To complete the registration process, you will need to provide information such as your username, full name, address and email address. By registering with Pine Falls Auctions, you will be registered with the entire pinefallsauctions.com network.
Registration is free and no credit cards are necessary unless a bid is placed. Once you have submitted your registration, you will receive a confirmation email message from Pine Falls Auctions and you will have instant access to view all products. After registration, you are not obligated to buy anything on Pine Falls Auctions. However, if you do see something you would like to bid on, you can do so quickly as a registered user.
No, the pinefallsauctions.com network supports a single sign-on feature between pinefallsauctions.com and Pine Falls Auctions , meaning that users can use the same account to login to both sites. All new user registrations will have access to the pinefallsauctions.com network including Pine Falls Auctions. All existing pinefallsauctions.com users will have access to the Pine Falls Auctions site.
If you have registered before but do not remember your username and/or password, you can have it sent to you via email by clicking Sign In > Forgot Password? and entering the email address associated with the account.
Yes – you can update your account information at any time. Pine Falls Auctions members are expected to maintain valid accounts by keeping their contact information up-to-date. Please review your contact information within My Account > Update User Info.
You can use the Pine Falls Auctions Watch List feature to keep track of items you are not ready to bid on, but want to monitor closely so you can bid on them when you are ready. On each auction listing page there is a link titled 'Add to Watch List'. Click on that link to add an item of interest to your list.
Review the item information on the listing page for the item that interests you. Once you are ready, enter your bid amount and hit 'Bid Now'. You will need to be registered with Pine Falls Auctions to bid.
Yes – to ensure fair bidding a valid credit card will be required to bid on an item. Your credit card information is required only for the first time you place a bid. By providing your valid credit card information, you authorize Auction Houses to make a temporary authorization to your credit card account to verify the information you provide is valid. This credit verification will occur each time you provide a different credit card in the bidding process.
When you place a bid we will request your card security code to help prevent against fraudulent use of your card. The security code is the three digit number on the signature strip on the rear of the card.
Your maximum bid amount is the highest price you are willing to pay for an item. You should determine beforehand the most you are willing to pay for an item and then enter a single bid at that amount in the Bid field. An early bid supported by a high maximum bid amount can make you a winner.
Yes – if your maximum bid amount has been outbid, you can either place another maximum amount or enter each subsequent bid one at a time. Please note that you can only increase a subsequent maximum or incremental bid. To increase your current bid amount, simply return to the listing and enter and submit a new, higher maximum bid amount (this amount is the most you are willing to pay for the item).
Yes, but your confirmed bid can only be retracted under special circumstances should you choose to submit a formal request by contacting the Auction House directly.
Yes by telephone,email etc..We only accept bids submitted for this website.
You can monitor all your bidding activity from within My Account > Winning Bid Status
We will send you an email when your bid is no longer winning. However, there can be unpredictable delays in email transmission. We suggest that you regularly visit Pine Falls Auctions to check your bid status.
In a Reserve Price Auction, Auction Houses has the option of setting a reserve price, which is a price below which the listing will not sell. The reserve price is higher than the opening value. A reserve price allows the auction to start with an opening value below the reserve price to initiate bidder interest and determine the fair market value of an item. If the auction has a reserve price, you will see either a 'Reserve price NOT met' or 'Reserve price met' message on the listing page depending on whether the current bid is below, or at or above, this price.
The Auto Bid Extend feature ensures that bidders will always have a chance to challenge bids placed in the final seconds of an auction. When indicated on a listing page, if a bid is placed during the last minute of an auction, the auction will automatically say Fair Warning for an additional couple of seconds from the time of the latest bid. The auction will close once all bidding activity has stopped for a period of at least 1 minute.
This is because a bidder has placed a Proxy Bid (a higher maximum bid), which is an amount higher than the bid increment. This is the maximum value that a bidder is prepared to pay in order to win this auction. You can place a proxy bid of your own in order to try to outbid the current proxy bid, or you may choose to continue bidding in the increments indicated until your bid is accepted.
The other bidder had placed a proxy bid. In some cases, it's possible that another bidder's standing maximum bid is greater than yours, but by less than the bid increment. In this case, the other bidder will be winning at exactly their maximum bid.
We will notify you by email if you win, although you are responsible for determining if you have won by visiting the site and checking the status of your bid in the My Account section. The email will contain instructions on next steps or the auction house will contact you directly.
All winning bid payments will be captured and processed through our secure payment centers using the credit card entered during the bidding process. If the payment fails, you will be notified by email with next steps to complete payment.
When the auction closes an order will be generated for the winning bidder. It is at this time that payment is taken on the registered credit card on file.
You can locate an auction in which you have participated from within My Account > Bid Status or Won Items.
If a customer wins multiple auctions, they have an opportunity to save on shipping costs on any items coming from the same vendor (may vary due to individual vendor shipping policies, see shipping terms on product page). Items won from different merchandise vendors are subject to individual shipping costs from each vendor.
Please contact us with the order number and auction house you bought your products from.
Yes - by clicking the language of choice in the upper right-hand corner of the website the user may toggle between English and French text. Main site functionality, including email, etc., is translated into French. Product titles and descriptions, as well as partner page descriptions may be available in French, as they are subject to each individual vendor managing translations.
Yes – the Pine Falls Auctions site has been built in responsive design, meaning that no matter how you are accessing the site – whether it's on a desktop, laptop, tablet, or smartphone – it will render in a user friendly, fully functional responsive format. We currently support the following browsers: Internet Explorer version 8 and up, as well as all the latest versions of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Apple Safari.
'Buy Now' is an alternative listing type offered by Pine Falls Auctions which offers a product at a set price that is available for purchase in real time.
To purchase a 'Buy Now' product, locate the desired item and click on the 'Buy Now' link if available. Auction items containing only a 'Buy Now' link are available for a customer to perform the 'Buy Now' function. Select the amount of units of the product that are to be purchased (if more than one is available), then confirm shipping information to complete the purchase.
The 'Buy Now' feature is different from participating in an auction in that instead of bidding against other customers and waiting for the auction period to end, a customer may purchase the item immediately at the set price. There may be multiple units of the item available for sale all at the same price, so multiple customers may buy the same item at the same cost, or a single customer may purchase greater quantities of the same product if desired.
The term 'Sold Out' only applies to 'Buy Now' items. This indicates that the item was once offered as a 'Buy Now' listing but all available units have been purchased and therefore the product is no longer available for purchase.