"Hey Suzy - ryan from Tophatter here. I just wanted to clarify one thing about Standby. Each buyer sees standby items based on their past activity on the site.
For example, if you've bought vintage jewelry in the past, we make sure to show…"
I am new to Tophatter. Just got my PayPal to link after trying for 4 days. Now, where to I go to make sure my items go into the Vintage Village auction on 10/27? Also, is it real obvious on how to add the items as I am…"
"So yes. Each of our auctions have two different ways you can schedule, Direct and Standby.
Direct schedule are items that will come up no matter what and run at the beginning of the auction. sellers can opt to pay between $0.50 and $1.00 to place…"
"Another Midwesterner auction fan! I grew up in Kansas so I can relate to farm auctions.
To answer your question - no there is not a reserve, just an opening bid. For what we are doing it adds a layer that would slow down the auction and result in a…"
"Live chat creates some unique challenges for sure. Usually staff is in there. You can always report someone if they are rude. We usually let it ride a bit in the sellers lounge because we have strict etiquette rules in the auction. Some blowing off…"
Yes, they move fast. It's pretty much like a real live auction in there. Usually sellers will copy/paste info in when there item is up instead of typing super fast.
Glad you are adding an item!
You can find past auctions for the last…"
"We have in the past. About 70% of what sells in our Vintage auctions is jewelry. It's really driven by what people are buying. Jewelry is huge on Tophatter, so it's natural that it is big in our Vintage auctions.
You can check out our Vintage jewelry catalog here. These are all vintage jewelry items coming up for auction:
You can also use our search feature. We just launched it yesterday, so a little tweeking is…"
"Hello Vintage Village! My name is Ryan and I work at Tophatter. I'm super excited about this auction and love the opportunity to work with the great sellers here. I signed up a few weeks back on The Vintage Village and got the warmest reception…"
I am new to Tophatter. Just got my PayPal to link after trying for 4 days. Now, where to I go to make sure my items go into the Vintage Village auction on 10/27? Also, is it real obvious on how to add the items as I am visually impaired and a neophyte in all this? Thank you. Dodie Warner