CLUB AUCTION INFORMATION
Live auctions take place at 6:00 pm, with an average of 140 lots, a minimum starting bid of $3.00 per item,encourages lively bidding. A maximum of 8 items per member is the current standard.The club does not take any percentage.The payout to both seller and buyer takes place immediately at the end of the auction. All the payouts are concluded within 15 minutes of the last auction item is sold.
We are usually finished by 8:00 PM.
Please see auction guidelines below this page.
Premium Auctions occur several times per year and members are encouraged to show case their items the month before and separate tables are set up to control these items. A minimum starting bid of $20.00 is required. MAXIMUM of eight  items only.
The number of items for both the live and premium auctions must not exceed eight items.
Member trading takes place from 5:00 to 5:45.
Business meeting :- 5:45 - 6:00
Member bid boards area available.
Member sales counters / tables are available.
FREE Numerous door prizes
50:50 draws at each meeting.Tickets 1 for $2 or 3 for $5.
[50:50 POT return to members ave.~ $40.00 - $50.00]
PANDORA'S BOX --- SEE BOX TO RIGHT FOR MORE DETAILED INFO
NOTE:- Not always each month.
We will announce a month before the PANDORAS'S BOX EVENT IS GOING TO OCCUR.
RULES: Each member brings 3 maximum items, then the member receives one ticket per item placed in box / container.
Winner takes all INCLUDING fancy boxes AND everything philatelics that has been placed in container/box.
Items included maybe :- souvenir sheet, stamp[s] in 102b cards, older interesting postcards, first day covers, no junk.
COMPLIMENTARY biscuits / cookies are always available.
Each item submitted for auction must have an Auction Identification tag attached.
Each paid up and member in good standing will be issued their individual ID Auction Number. Good for the entire time of membership. see Vice-president or Auction Director
Each member will be issued an auction paddle number, good for the entire duration of their membership.
Each member shall present their Master Auction Control Sheet to the auction director immediately upon placing items on auction table.
Maximum of 8 lots for sale per person.
Minimum reserve value per item: $3.00.
No maximum value per item.
Bidders will have an opportunity to view the items for sale one hour before live auction commences.
Unsold items must be reclaimed by the seller at the end of the auction.
The PEACE ARCH STAMP CLUB will not assume any liability or be liable for any claim for loss or damage.
Auction Identification Tags, see Vice President or Auction Director for your sheet of Tags.Please print your own after club issued.
Auction Control Sheet, see Auction Directors [Doreen and Ann]
for your sheet of Tags.Please print your own after club issued.
PANDORA'S BOX RULES
1. No cash buy-ins! You may only enter the draw and receive a ticket by putting PHILATELIC item in the box!
2. For each PHILATELIC item donated to the box you will receive one ticket, maximum five tickets per member.
3. The Club will be adding a surprise item to the draw.
4. The Winner Takes All!
(but, is encouraged to tell everyone at the meeting what was in it.
examples: souvenir sheet, packs of world stamps, better than average stamps, mnh STAMPS , OLD POSTCARDS x 5 ,STAMP SUPPLIES [PACKS OF HINGES/ tongs. magnifying glass, perf gauges, 102 cards x 10, stamp holders, window cards,,approval cards,]
FIRST DAY COVERS, PRESENTATION PACKS,
EACH STAMP ITEM MUST BE IN AN ENVELOPE OR 102/104 CARD OR SOMETHING SIMILAR.