Pre-Auction Silent Bids For Friday and Saturday Night Auctions

We’ve received numerous requests regarding placing bids on items from individuals not being able to attend.  This year we will offer the ability  to place bids prior to the Friday and Saturday Night auctions.  These bids will be placed on the Pre-Auction Silent form attached to each lot being auctioned that night.  If no one trumps that bid during the live auction, we declare the lot closed and the highest bidder on the Silent Pre-Auction form is the winner.  In opening up the bidding to people off-site, we need to include several Caveats. We will send you a Paypal invoice and payment must be received no later than 6 pm Central time Sunday April 21st 2019.  Fees for these auctions include: 10% Buyers Premium, 6% Paypal Fee, $5 handling charge and cost of shipping. [which would be determined by the weight of the package and the servcice requested.] All bids must be registered with the Windy City Staff using the Contact Form Below.

So if your bid is $100, then your final price would be $100 + $10 [buyers premium] + $6.60 [Paypal fee] + $5.00 [handling charge] + $5.17 [shipping for a single book via Media Mail] for a total of $126.77.  Books will be shipped by Adventure House the following week.  If you’d prefer something other than Media Mail, please contact John Gunnison at Adventure House. [gunnison [at]]

All bids must be received no later than 4 pm Central time the day of the auction for the Friday  April 12th 2019, or by 4 pm Central for the Saturday Special Auction April 13th, 2019.


We will publish a catalog in the near future, which you’ll be able to download here.

Once we publish this list and want to pre-bid, you must identify the item not only by number, but with a  brief description to be certain we are placing the correct bid.  You will receive a temporary bidder number and only be identified on the Silent Pre-Auction form at the auction by this number.

Windy City Pulp and Paper Convention LLC reserves the right to refuse any bid.



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