Friday, November 30, 2007

Robert's Snow auction #2- last day to bid!

Just a reminder that the second round of Robert's Snow auctions ends in a mere few hours at 5 pm EST! There are a surprisingly large number of really reasonably priced 'flakes up right now (many under $200)... children's book artists don't often sell their original art, so this is a really great chance to snag a beautiful piece of kid's book art for a great cause!

Click here to see the snowflakes and bid.


Elaine Magliaro said...


I bid on five different snowflakes in the first auction--but I didn't win any. I think I may have been luckier in the second auction. Don't know for sure yet.

Wendie O said...

Oh shoot.
I kept waiting for you-all to advertise the beginning of the second auction so that I could also advertise it on my blog -- only to discover this ending announcement -- and I didn't discover that until after it had closed.

Suggestion for next year -- I'd love it if you left the final prices up and simply put NA or somehow blocked the bid button. If possible.
It would be neat to see which snowflakes went for the most money. And for how much.

(headed off to examine the next auction snowflakes)

Anna Alter said...

Hi Wendy,

I agree that would be a great feature! Dana Farber is running the auctions this year, so unfortunately we don't have much say with formatting things like that. I'd love to see the final prices too! Sorry to hear you missed the second auction, luckily there is one more round to go... happy bidding.

Meghan McCarthy said...

What I miss about the ebay auctions from last time is the sport of it--that you can see who is bidding... for how much... it's like a contest. That's kind of lost this time around but maybe we can suggest that to Dana Farber for next time?

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gail said...

I didn't get one in the first round either, so I was watching this and waiting to till the end to bid. Eeek! I can't believe it, I got wrapped up in an illustration I'm trying to finish and when I looked up at the clock it was 5:10! I missed my chance. :( So much for strategy.


PS I too miss getting to see what they ended up going for.