With a few hours left, the high bid was $61.
They would now never know who made the high bid.
And there are other questions: Will a third party come in with a higher bid?
But it would need more capital for a higher bid.
Little time is spent working the crowd for a higher bid.
"You'll know who makes the high bid for her, and the rest don't really matter."
The highest bid, for a building on which around £200,000 had been spent, was £20,000.
"She must have gotten a really high bid to start with."
A recent high bid for a single 1875 30-cent stamp was $6,000.
One auction brought a high bid of $21,600 for all 19.