SACRAMENTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Popular online auction site AuctionKing.com is bringing a new level of interactive excitement to its real-time auctions by adding online streaming of a live auctioneer. Blending the tradition of the auctioneer’s chant with Auction King’s state of the art real-time bidding technology brings the auction block to customers in the convenience of their own homes.
Auction King’s online format joins the convenience of online shopping to the opportunity of real-time auctions. The site features high-end goods from government-seized assets, international collectors and dealers, and some items are supplied directly from mine siteholders. Customers can place absentee bids prior to the start of live bidding as well as following along and participating in an auction in real time. Although the company is based in Sacramento, California, its auctions are available to customers all over the world.
The addition of online streaming of a live auctioneer to AuctionKing.com’s weekly auctions doesn’t just add entertainment value to the real-time auction format. It also allows customers to get a better feel for the wide variety of desirable products available in each auction.
AuctionKing.com bidders have the opportunity to purchase luxury goods at a fraction of their retail price, with opening bids starting as low as $1. Past winning bids have come in as low as five percent of the retail price. Goods vary from auction to auction, with a constantly changing inventory of unique and rare pieces. Customers looking for unbeatable deals year-round on luxury goods can experience the authentic feel of a live auction online through AuctionKing.com.
AuctionKing.com specializes in fine antique and contemporary jewelry, luxury watches, fine art, and high-end collectibles such as designer handbags, rare coins, and sports memorabilia. Available goods are regularly updated on their website, and interested bidders can request additional information on items of interest prior to the start of an auction.