Auctioneer, The (1901)
auctioneer n. (orig. boxing)
Christie, James (1730-1803), auctioneer
Langford, Abraham (1711-1774), auctioneer
Coxe, Peter (1752 - 1844), auctioneer
Robins, George Henry (1777-1847), auctioneer
Paterson, Samuel (1728-1802), bookseller and auctioneer
Southgate, Henry (1818-1888), anthologist and auctioneer
Christie, James (1773-1831), antiquary and auctioneer
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1 In practical usage, the auctioneer manages the bidding process in an auction.
2 As a theoretical construct, the auctioneer is a fictitious device to explain the determination of equilibrium prices in a competitive economy in which no firm or consumer has price-setting power.
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