Lately, auction houses have joined the ranks of the hottest places to pick up bargains or unusual items on the Net. Not only are online auction houses great places to pick up new and used merchandise—and especially hard-to-find collectibles—but the bidding process can be a lot of fun, too. eBay, at www.ebay.com (see Figure 15.10), might be the most popular online auction house now, but there others, including the following:
Yahoo! Auctions— auctions.yahoo.com
Amazon.com Auctions— auctions.amazon.com
Butterfield & Butterfield— www.butterfields.com
Also, you'll often see links to auctions on retail sites. You can bid on an ...