Q: Is there a charge to attend?
A: The High Noon Auction is open to the public and there is NO charge to attend.
Q: How much is the catalog?
A: $30 US/Canada, $40 Foreign
Q: When will it be sent out?
A: Generally 2-3 weeks before the auction, or right after the New Year.
Q: Can I see the catalog on the Internet?
A: Yes, approximately 2 weeks prior to the auction, you can view all auction lots through iCollector at liveauction.highnoon.com.
Q: Where is the Preview?
A: The Auction Preview is located inside the Phoenix Marriott Mesa Ballrooms A-C, which is adjacent to the Mesa Convention Center, Mesa, AZ (200 N. Centennial Way, Mesa, AZ 85201 Mapquest link)
Q: When is the Preview?
A: Thursday, 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Q: Where is the Auction?
A: The Auction takes place in the Ballroom of the Phoenix Marriott Mesa, adjacent to the Mesa Convention Center (200 N. Centennial Way, Mesa, AZ Mapquest link)
Q: When is the Auction?
A: Saturday at 5:00 p.m. sharp, between the two days of the High Noon Antique Show.
Q: Where can I park for the Auction?
A: There is free parking for our auction guests next door to the Phoenix Marriott Mesa in front of the Mesa Convention Center. If you are a guest at the Phoenix Marriott Mesa you can also park in their lot free of charge.
Q: Do I get prices realized?
A: Yes, it is included in the price of the catalog and generally mailed out within 30 days of the auction. If you purchase a catalog at the auction, just give us your name and address and we would be happy to include you to our prices realized mailing. Prices Realized will also be posted on this website within two to three weeks after the auction.
Q: When is the deadline for Consigning?
A: High Noon generally accepts consignments Spring through Fall or until the auction is filled, whichever comes first.
Q: How do I get my pieces to you?
A: After we have agreed on the terms of sale, you can ship the pieces(s) by insured mail, UPS or Fed Ex. In some cases we are able to pick up, often for no extra cost.
Q: Are you insured?
A: We are insured upon receipt of the material by an “A” rated insurance company.
A: Any and all repairs will be pre-approved by consignor, paid for by High Noon, and subtracted from the Final Payment.
Q: What is the selling commission?
A: It generally ranges from 12.5 to 20%, depending on the value of the piece, the number of pieces and reserves (if any). The commission is subtracted from the “Hammer” price, or the price it is “sold” at the auction. The Buyer’s Premium (purchaser’s charge over and above the hammer price) belongs to the Auction House.
Q: What if it doesn’t sell?
A: High Noon reserves the right to sell any item at the reserve price up to 60 days after the auction date. Cost for return (if any) to be paid by consignor.
Q: What about reserves?
A: High Noon tries to keep reserves low (none or up to 70% of the low estimate). If the piece does not reach the reserved price, the consignor will be charged a buy-in fee, 10% of the hammer price with a minimum of $200. Reserves cannot be changed (unless lowered) after catalog has been printed.
Q: When do I get paid?
A: Approximately 35 days after the auction all consummated sales will be accounted for and paid to consignors. If the sale of any of your lots has not been consummated within this period, a second final payment will be made for the remaining lots once they have all been consummated. If High Noon is not able to collect for a purchase, the lot becomes a no sale.
Q: Where is the Antique Show located?
A: Mesa Convention Center, Mesa, Arizona
263 N. Center Street
Mesa, AZ 85201
Q: When is the Antique Show open to the public?
A: Saturday and Sunday
Q: What are the hours?
A: Saturday: 9am - 4:30pm and Sunday: 9:30am - 3pm
Q: May I bring my dog to the Show?
A: With the exception of Assistance Dogs, animals are not allowed at the Show.
Q: Can you recommend a good hotel within walking distance of the Show & Auction?
A: Yes, the Phoenix Marriott Mesa, which is adjacent to the Mesa Convention Center, is our Host Hotel.
Phoenix Marriott Mesa
200 N. Centennial Way
Mesa, AZ 85201
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Q: Where can I park for the Show?
A: There is free parking in front of the Mesa Convention Center for our show guests. If you are a guest at the Phoenix Marriott Mesa, located next to the Mesa Convention Center, you can also park in their lot free of charge.
Q: I have an oversized vehicle, where can I park?
A: The Third Place parking lot is located on the corner of Center Street & University. Look for the Mesa Convention Center marquee on the corner. This is an open lot so there are no height or length restrictions, and it doesn’t matter if you have a regular-size vehicle, an RV, a truck, or a vehicle pulling a trailer, parking is free. If you plan on leaving your vehicle parked overnight on Friday and/or Saturday, you are required to purchase a $10 permit (good for both Friday & Saturday nights). Anything past 12:00 am Friday and/or 12:00 am Saturday is considered “overnight.” You can purchase your “overnight” permit at the door to the show.
Q: When do the dealers set up?
A: Friday, 8am - 6pm
Q: I’m a dealer, but I won’t be setting up at the High Noon Antique Show. Can I get in early with the dealers?
A: Yes, please contact the High Noon office for more information.
(See Dealer Info for hours, etc.)
Q: How wide are the aisles at the Show?
A: Aisles are 6’ wide & larger.
Q: May I place merchandise, displays, chairs, etc. outside of my booth, in the aisles?
A: No, you may not place anything in the aisles, as per the fire marshal.
Q: Does High Noon furnish ladders?
A: No, we do not.
Q: May I bring my own lights?
A: There are some spots in the show where electricity is not available. Please read our Dealer Info Sheet for all the details.
Q: How is the lighting at the Show?
A: Lighting differs from room to room. If you are exhibiting in a booth, we highly recommend you order track lighting.
Q: How high are the booth walls?
A: Booth walls in the Palo Verde Ballroom and in the Main Hall will be 9’. Due to ceiling height in the Mesa room, booth walls will be 8’.
Q: Will there be porters to assist the dealers during load-in & load-out?
A: Yes. Don’t forget to tip them!
Q: Is there special parking for Show Dealers?
The Mesa Convention Center has designated the Third Place parking lot to be OUR parking lot. This will free up the parking area closest to the show, for our attendees. The Third Place parking lot is located on the corner of Center Street & University. Look for the Mesa Convention Center marquee on the corner. Please park here during the show on Saturday & Sunday. This is an open lot so there are no height or length restrictions, and it doesn’t matter if you have a regular-size vehicle, an RV, a truck, or a vehicle pulling a trailer, parking is free. (Attendees with over-sized vehicles are also welcome to park here)
Q: Is overnight parking available?
The Third Place Parking lot is the only place at the MCC where you can park overnight. It doesn’t matter if you have a regular-size vehicle, an RV, or are pulling a trailer. (No hook-ups, water or dump facilities are available) If you plan on leaving your vehicle parked overnight on Thursday, Friday and/or Saturday, you must park in the Third Place Parking lot, and you are required to purchase a $10 permit (good for all three nights). Anything past 10:00 pm Thursday, 12:00 am Friday and/or 12:00 am Saturday is considered “overnight”. You can purchase your “overnight” permit when you come in to get your dealer packet, either Thursday or Friday. Make sure you place your overnight parking permit on your dashboard or somewhere where it can be easily seen by city parking attendants.
If you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact High Noon at email@example.com or (310) 202-9010.