CHAPTER 4. AUCTION SALES OF JEWELRY.
Sec. 4.11. False bidders, cappers, boosters, etc.
It shall be unlawful for any auctioneer or for any person conducting a
sale of jewelry at public auction to use any person as a false bidder for the
purpose of increasing the price of any article offered for sale at such
It shall be unlawful for any person to make or offer a false bid or
any other than a bona fide bid at a public auction or to act as a by-bidder or
what is commonly known as a “capper,” “booster” or
“shiller” at any auction or falsely to pretend to buy any jewelry at
an auction sale. (Ord. No. 462, § 10.)