Omaha, Neb., and London – June 24, 2014 – Proxibid (www.proxibid.com), the world’s most trusted online Marketplace for buying and selling highly valued items, today announced a new partnership with Chiswick Auctions (www.chiswickauctions.co.uk), London’s most successful and well-known auctioneers of fine art, antiques and collectibles. This partnership provides Chiswick with a larger and more secure Marketplace to reach potential US-based buyers, and enables Proxibid to gain a strategic foothold in the UK fine art and antiques market.
Beginning Tuesday, June 24, buyers can participate in Chiswick’s weekly auctions in the Proxibid Marketplace. Chiswick’s saleroom is open Tuesdays at Noon, EUR (UTC). Upcoming sales include the weekly Antique & Collectible Dolls, Bears, & Toys with Antiques & Interiors taking place on June 24, and the Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts Including books from the Collection of the Late Hans Fellner, Part III, slated for Wednesday, June 25 at 1:00 pm EUR (UTC). Auctions are now posted in the Proxibid Marketplace, where buyers can view the online catalogs, place prebids and participate in the live sales by visiting www.proxibid.com/chiswick.
“This relationship with Chiswick marks a key moment in our expansion into the UK and Europe,” said Ryan Downs, President and CEO of Proxibid. “We are providing Chiswick with an industry-leading platform to sell safely and securely, and are thrilled to have the opportunity work with their company as they enter the US market.”
Proxibid’s unique industry-leading comprehensive risk management system monitors the Marketplace for fraud 24 hours a day, seven days a week and ensures only credible buyers and sellers gain access.
“With Proxibid, online buyers can now participate in our auctions and rest assured that they are transacting in the most secure environment available,” said William Rouse, Managing Director of Chiswick Auctions. “We will now be able to offer multiple selling formats to suit those antique hunters and collectors who can’t make it to our auction room.”
Proxibid provides asset owners of all sizes and buyers with access to the world’s most trusted online Marketplace and selling solutions for excess inventory. More than $2 billion in inventory passes through Proxibid’s Marketplace annually in product categories that include heavy equipment; commercial and industrial equipment; real estate; fine art, antiques and collectibles and more.
Founded in 2001, Proxibid is headquartered in Omaha, NE, with offices in New York and London. For more information about Proxibid, please visit www.proxibid.com.