How To Bid!

Hess Auctioneers Makes Bidding Easy!

We offer 4 ways to bid at our auctions. This includes the 3 online bidding platforms below, as well as onsite bidding. Check out all your options below.

Onsite Bidding:

  • Comfortable seating
  • No online fee
  • Staff interaction
  • Food trucks
  • Indoors

    Absentee Bidding:

    We highly encourage you use one of the below options to bid at our auction if you can not attend in person. If you do not have access to an online option, please complete absentee bidding form and email to or fax: 717-427-1665.

    • Absentee Bidder Form
    • must be submitted 24 hrs prior to start of auction
    • minimum bid of $1000.00
    • 2% absentee bidders fee


    Click the image to the left to pre-register form our onsite bidding. This will help speed the registration process up on sale day. This is for onsite bidding only.
    Hess Bidding platform

    At Hess Auctioneers, we want to provide the best experience for our customers. We are introducing our own online bidding platform. Complete with all the necessities for our buyers. We offer a 1% online buyers fee compared to the other platforms.


    We offer live online bidding through Click the image to the left to see our auctions. 2% online buyers fee.


    Live bidding platform through Click the image to the left to see our auctions. 2% online buyers fee. - Ring 4

    Timed online only auction for our Ring 4 lots. Consist of shop tools, supplies, and truck parts. All items sold are being sold ABSOLUTE! This is a week long auction ending on a Saturday after the Live Auction. Timed Auctions are held February, April, June, August and October and December. Click the image on the left to view our inventory.

    Bidder Forms:

    All forms can be emailed to or faxed to 717-427-1665.