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jesbrokenjesbroken Posts: 9,253 ✭✭✭✭✭

When you view a particular auction on Great Collection's website, is there any way to see what other auctions that particular seller has to offer from that website page? In other words, does GC offer a button or tab to view the sellers other auctions?
I have searched and not been able to find one. Hopefully, Ian will see this and reply. If not available now, it would be a most attractive item to add(from my viewpoint).
@ianrussell
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  • WalkerfanWalkerfan Posts: 8,955 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Not that I know of.

    Sometimes, for better-known sets, they put the name, in the title line, and you can keyword search it that way.

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  • lermishlermish Posts: 1,914 ✭✭✭✭✭

    If you scroll down on the main page you can see this:

    But other than that, they don't connect any consignors' various auctions.

  • pointfivezeropointfivezero Posts: 1,633 ✭✭✭✭✭

    This is a good question and one I have pondered myself. Thanks for bringing it up here.

    Tim

  • jesbrokenjesbroken Posts: 9,253 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @lermish said:
    If you scroll down on the main page you can see this:

    But other than that, they don't connect any consignors' various auctions.

    Yes, I knew of the name auctions, but wondered for us little guys. Lol
    Jim


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  • BLUEJAYWAYBLUEJAYWAY Posts: 8,014 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited March 31, 2024 12:41PM

    Would that be helping other auction sites? But again, it would be assisting a GC customer.

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  • alaura22alaura22 Posts: 2,653 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Sometimes a collection is highlighted and will have a link to view all the coins in that collection

    Like this:
    https://www.greatcollections.com/Collections/1065/The-Sunset-Collection-Part-241/listing

  • NJCoinNJCoin Posts: 1,418 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited March 31, 2024 2:28PM

    @jesbroken said:
    When you view a particular auction on Great Collection's website, is there any way to see what other auctions that particular seller has to offer from that website page? In other words, does GC offer a button or tab to view the sellers other auctions?
    I have searched and not been able to find one. Hopefully, Ian will see this and reply. If not available now, it would be a most attractive item to add(from my viewpoint).
    @ianrussell
    Jim

    I'm sorry, but what's the value of this to the bidder? GC isn't eBay, so what's the difference to you who the consignor is? You can see the coin, and you are only dealing with GC.

    What more do you need? One reason sellers go through auction houses is precisely to have anonymity. And, if you don't know who they are, what's the value of knowing what else they have for sale at any given point in time, or what they sold in the past?

    EBay gives you this because you are dealing directly with the seller, so you need to know who they are. Especially if you want to avoid them, or vice versa. Not so with an actual auction house like GC.

  • LiquidatedLiquidated Posts: 115 ✭✭✭

    @NJCoin said:

    @jesbroken said:
    When you view a particular auction on Great Collection's website, is there any way to see what other auctions that particular seller has to offer from that website page? In other words, does GC offer a button or tab to view the sellers other auctions?
    I have searched and not been able to find one. Hopefully, Ian will see this and reply. If not available now, it would be a most attractive item to add(from my viewpoint).
    @ianrussell
    Jim

    I'm sorry, but what's the value of this to the bidder? GC isn't eBay, so what's the difference to you who the consignor is? You can see the coin, and you are only dealing with GC.

    What more do you need? One reason sellers go through auction houses is precisely to have anonymity. And, if you don't know who they are, what's the value of knowing what else they have for sale at any given point in time, or what they sold in the past?

    EBay gives you this because you are dealing directly with the seller, so you need to know who they are. Especially if you want to avoid them, or vice versa. Not so with an actual auction house like GC.

    It is a valid question. You could have just said no.

    There have been listings that I have felt stood out and wondered if consignor had the eye for others that may be listed.

    Although the reason for asking is not stated they should not validate it to you. Reread the original post. “ is there any way to see what other auctions that particular seller has to offer from” and you will see this was not about knowing who the seller is as you imply, but rather other coins submitted as clearly stated.

  • jesbrokenjesbroken Posts: 9,253 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @NJCoin
    I can see you do not understand my post at all. You thought it was to find out who the owner is? What benefit would I gain from that. I would simply like to know what other coins the submitter might have to offer that could be representative of the one I was viewing, either as to color, tone, make, grade or anything that interests me. Would it not benefit the submitter and GC, most certainly not a competitor of GC?
    Jim


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  • jmlanzafjmlanzaf Posts: 31,841 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @Liquidated said:

    @NJCoin said:

    @jesbroken said:
    When you view a particular auction on Great Collection's website, is there any way to see what other auctions that particular seller has to offer from that website page? In other words, does GC offer a button or tab to view the sellers other auctions?
    I have searched and not been able to find one. Hopefully, Ian will see this and reply. If not available now, it would be a most attractive item to add(from my viewpoint).
    @ianrussell
    Jim

    I'm sorry, but what's the value of this to the bidder? GC isn't eBay, so what's the difference to you who the consignor is? You can see the coin, and you are only dealing with GC.

    What more do you need? One reason sellers go through auction houses is precisely to have anonymity. And, if you don't know who they are, what's the value of knowing what else they have for sale at any given point in time, or what they sold in the past?

    EBay gives you this because you are dealing directly with the seller, so you need to know who they are. Especially if you want to avoid them, or vice versa. Not so with an actual auction house like GC.

    It is a valid question. You could have just said no.

    There have been listings that I have felt stood out and wondered if consignor had the eye for others that may be listed.

    Although the reason for asking is not stated they should not validate it to you. Reread the original post. “ is there any way to see what other auctions that particular seller has to offer from” and you will see this was not about knowing who the seller is as you imply, but rather other coins submitted as clearly stated.

    He can never just say "no".

  • BStrauss3BStrauss3 Posts: 3,155 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I read your original post and I did not take away from it what you think you meant.

    All coins on GC are being sold by GC. They are the seller. Perhaps you meant consigner? At which point it might be none of your business who consigned which coins for sale.

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  • skier07skier07 Posts: 3,681 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I don’t think this information is available but it would benefit both buyer and seller. A few weeks ago a seller was advertising the coins he was selling on GC thru the BST. His coins were nice and he seemed to have a good eye. I followed his coins and won two of them.

  • Tom147Tom147 Posts: 1,431 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I can see the OP's point. Don't care who it is. But if the consignor had, let's say a nice Washington Qtr. and that happened to be my area of interest, I'd like to know if the consignor had more Washies up for auction in that week or future weeks.

  • spacehaydukespacehayduke Posts: 5,469 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @jesbroken said:
    @NJCoin
    I can see you do not understand my post at all. You thought it was to find out who the owner is? What benefit would I gain from that. I would simply like to know what other coins the submitter might have to offer that could be representative of the one I was viewing, either as to color, tone, make, grade or anything that interests me. Would it not benefit the submitter and GC, most certainly not a competitor of GC?
    Jim

    I see no benefit in that. Your assumption is that a consignor has consistent quality in each offering. I'd say that is very rare, and anyway, use GC search options to find what you want. It is not hard........

    HST, I am sure there are privacy issues here between GC and a consignor, unless said consignor wants or has given permission to GC to name the collection....... Surely that is obvious?


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  • davewesendavewesen Posts: 5,838 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I have a consignment in now selling of certified coins they got a month ago. My previous last consignment was 2 years ago. At that time and my consignments before had GC Item ID: (7 digits now) that were sequential. You know 1,2,3,4,....

    You can search on GC by item number - punch in the 7 digits (near 1563xxx now)

    Sometime during the last 2 years they changed the sequential numbering to cluster for the consignor. My 10 coins are in a range of 43 item numbers. Most of the numbers between mine are filled by some other consignors with a few empty.

    Just like punching in cert numbers to determine what was in someone's PCGS submission (all numbers are sequential), you can punch in numbers to help determine a consignment at GC.

    As someone mention, it may not help much. My 10 coins are not really connected by anything.

  • NJCoinNJCoin Posts: 1,418 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @Liquidated said:

    @NJCoin said:

    @jesbroken said:
    When you view a particular auction on Great Collection's website, is there any way to see what other auctions that particular seller has to offer from that website page? In other words, does GC offer a button or tab to view the sellers other auctions?
    I have searched and not been able to find one. Hopefully, Ian will see this and reply. If not available now, it would be a most attractive item to add(from my viewpoint).
    @ianrussell
    Jim

    I'm sorry, but what's the value of this to the bidder? GC isn't eBay, so what's the difference to you who the consignor is? You can see the coin, and you are only dealing with GC.

    What more do you need? One reason sellers go through auction houses is precisely to have anonymity. And, if you don't know who they are, what's the value of knowing what else they have for sale at any given point in time, or what they sold in the past?

    EBay gives you this because you are dealing directly with the seller, so you need to know who they are. Especially if you want to avoid them, or vice versa. Not so with an actual auction house like GC.

    It is a valid question. You could have just said no.

    There have been listings that I have felt stood out and wondered if consignor had the eye for others that may be listed.

    Although the reason for asking is not stated they should not validate it to you. Reread the original post. “ is there any way to see what other auctions that particular seller has to offer from” and you will see this was not about knowing who the seller is as you imply, but rather other coins submitted as clearly stated.

    True. But my question is also valid.

  • NJCoinNJCoin Posts: 1,418 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @jesbroken said:
    @NJCoin
    I can see you do not understand my post at all. You thought it was to find out who the owner is? What benefit would I gain from that. I would simply like to know what other coins the submitter might have to offer that could be representative of the one I was viewing, either as to color, tone, make, grade or anything that interests me. Would it not benefit the submitter and GC, most certainly not a competitor of GC?
    Jim

    I guess not, since no one makes that information available. You seem to be confusing GC, SB and HA with eBay.

  • NJCoinNJCoin Posts: 1,418 ✭✭✭✭✭

    @Tom147 said:
    I can see the OP's point. Don't care who it is. But if the consignor had, let's say a nice Washington Qtr. and that happened to be my area of interest, I'd like to know if the consignor had more Washies up for auction in that week or future weeks.

    And ... you find those by looking for nice Washies, without regard to who consigned them. You don't need a consignor handle so that you can search by consignor.

  • oldabeintxoldabeintx Posts: 1,629 ✭✭✭✭✭

    The original thought is certainly valid. Give the anonymous consignor the same shot generating interest as the named consignors. Not very likely though. I would guess little demand for this service to justify the work.

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