Let the Bidding Wars Begin!
They call it the candlestick wars. Two people who will never meet or see each other will engage in a nail-biting online bidding battle for candlesticks, or any other desirable object, on one of Strauss & Co’s online auctions.“I’ve watched people battle over lampshades and artworks. When two people want something it can be quite a tussle and exciting to watch,” says Susie Goodman, general manager of the auction house, which pioneered and have hosted online auctions since 2013.
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