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    Sutter Breast Cancer Quilt Auction
    How to Bid


    Quilts will be on display from October 2, 2017 through November 4, 2017 in two locations at Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento.

    Locations of quilts:

    • Buhler Specialty Pavilion lobby and floors 2 through 7
    • Sutter Capitol Pavilion Art Walk

    Quilts will be sold two ways - live auction and silent auction


    • Live auction quilts will be identified by a notation on the quilt display card and on the bid sheet.
    • Early bidding for live auction quilts is open from October 2, 2017 through November 2, 2017.
    • The highest early bid will be the minimum live auction bid.
    • The live auction begins at 10:00 a.m. November 4, 2017.
    • The auctioneer determines the winning bid of each live auction quilt.


    • Silent auction bidding opens October 2, 2017. Bidding closes by sections starting at 1:00 p.m. on November 4, 2017.
    • The highest bid for each quilt will be declared the winning bid.

    To place a silent or early live auction bid

    • Bid sheets are located next to the quilts, noting a minimum bid and a minimum incremental bid.
    • Write your bid, your name, and phone number on the bid sheet of the quilt that you would like to buy.
    • Each new bid must be written on the next available line on the bid sheet. Use the back of the bid sheet if necessary. Illegible or incomplete bid entries will be declared invalid. Under no circumstances may a bid sheet be removed. If a bid sheet is removed, the item will be withdrawn from the auction at the discretion of Auction Officials.
    • The closing bid circled by a Marshall constitutes the winning bid of silent auction quilts. Winner’s names of each silent auction quilt will be posted on the 2nd floor of the Buhler Specialty Pavilion on November 4, 2017. In the event of a dispute, an Auction Official shall act as the final authority and shall determine the winning bidder. Quilts may be claimed following payment to the cashiers in Room 220 by cash, check, VISA, American Express, MasterCard or Discover Card.
    • Winners of silent auction quilts will be telephoned if they are not present at the close of the silent auction. If the staff is unable to reach the winner within three days, the second highest bidder will be notified. Quilts must be paid for and claimed by Friday, November 18, 2017.  All sales are final.

    Questions? Call Mary Anne at 916.887-4481 or 916.887-7077