Re: what am I missing here??
Freight car related: I remember when (name hidden) was bidding on atoggle quoted message Show quoted text
huge 1960's B&W photo collection of freight cars around the Chicago
area. He would just plant a high proxy bid on about 90% of the images.
If it was something I wished I could afford, I'd put in a bid that I
learned was less than his max bid (which I never learned) -- I know
it was spiteful, but I hate it sometimes when someone is using their
abundant funds to grab up everything even though I can't imagine he
needed so many of those images (thousands of them). Sometimes I bid
on stuff I didn't care about, if no one else besides () was bidding.
All of the images were 35mm negatives.
Maybe several bidders had a large proxy bid in an effort to win. ThenOne did. He got pushed up by a bidder who came in in the last hour and placed a