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March 19th, 2013 Treasure Auction (306 Lots)
by Quinn & Farmer Auctions
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    Auction Description for Quinn & Farmer Auctions: March 19th, 2013 Treasure Auction
    Terms and Conditions
    Catalogue terms & Conditions

    1. Condition of Goods: In publishing this catalogue, Quinn & Farmer Auctions endeavors to accurately describe all items being sold but all property being offered is sold as is. It is advisable that bidders personally inspect items. No statement in this catalogue, bill of sale, invoice, or any representative or employee of Quinn & Farmer Auctions shall warranty, represent, or assume liability with respect to age, condition, size, quality, variety, importance, provenance, or historical relevance of any of these items. Please note that catalogue photographs may have had size modifications for display purposes, or been trimmed to exclude framing, matting, and wide blank margins. Variations in color may occur due to digital processing. Quinn & Farmer Auctions retains all rights to copyright and other intellectual property contained in this catalogue.
    2. Disputes: The Auctioneer will be the final judge as to who is the successful bidder. In the event of any dispute, the Auctioneer shall, at his discretion, decide whether or not to reopen the bidding.
    3. Title to Goods: Title to all merchandise shall pass to the successful bidder at the fall of the Auctioneers hammer. The purchaser shall assume full responsibility for the lot purchased once title has passed.
    4. Removal of Goods: Purchased items must be picked up or arrangements made for shipping within two weeks of the auction. A fee of $5 per business day per item will be charged for items not removed within two weeks of the auction.
    5. Shipping: Quinn & Farmer Auctions does not have a shipping department. We have compiled a list of shippers in our area and can email or fax the list to you. Feel free to contact them directly to obtain quotes for the packaging and delivery of your items, or make your own arrangements. Purchases will be released to the shipper when they are paid in full (by credit card approval or when checks clear the bank) to Quinn & Farmer Auctions . Payment for shipping is due directly to the shipper. Please notify us of the shipper you will be using.
    6. Payment Terms: All accounts are to be settled by the end of the sale, with payment in US Dollar by cash, money order, travelers check, Visa, Master Card, or personal check if you are a prior customer. Visa and Master Card accepted for payments from returning customers in good standing. All others may pay for items up to a value of 1,000.00 by Creditcard. All others using checks must obtain prior approval. Approval will be granted upon presentation of a letter of guarantee from an officer of your bank on original stationery. This letter should state an exact amount of funds guaranteed and should be presented to the cashier at time of registration. Quinn & Farmer Auctions reserves the right to hold all merchandise paid for by check until such check has cleared and receipt of funds is verified. There will be a $100.00 fee on all returned checks. Payment is due within ten days of the auction. Quinn & Farmer Auctions reserves the right to charge an additional
    2% handling fee if bidders have not paid within 15 days of the auction
    date.
    7. Sales Tax: Pursuant to the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, all sales, including buyers premiums, are subject to 5% sales tax. You may present a valid resale license and complete the necessary Virginia certificate for Sales Tax Exemption (available from Quinn & Farmer Auctions). Lots shipped out of state are not subject to VA State Sales Tax.
    8. Buyers Premium: 15% buyers premium for phone or in-house bidders. 18% buyers premium for live internet bidders. There is a 2% convenience fee for all payments made by credit card.
    9. Gun Sales: All laws governing the sale of Firearms will be strictly enforced. Firearms requiring registration will only be released to approved Virginia residents or Federal Firearms License holders. Out- of-state bidders will need to make arrangements with their local FFL holder for transfer.
    10. Errors: Quinn & Farmer Auctions is not responsible for any typographical errors or omission in this catalogue. Quinn & Farmer Auctions reserves the right to withdraw any property before the sale.
    11. Exhibition: Our staff is present to answer questions and offer help with the auction process. Preview times: Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm, by appointment; and two hours prior to the sale.


    12. Absentee/Telephone/Internet Bidding: As a service to our customers, Quinn & Farmer Auctions will execute absentee bids if so authorized in writing under the provisions herein specified. The Absentee Bid Form provided in each catalogue should be clearly and completely filled out and accompanied by a valid credit card. All absentee bids will be executed competitively during the sale; items will be purchased for the lowest price possible. Quinn & Farmer Auctions cannot accept buy bids. In the event of tie bids between absentee bidders and those in attendance, preference will be given to the attending bidder. Where two absentee bidders bid the same amount, the first received will be honored. Telephone bidders also should submit a completed absentee bid form. Upon receipt of a properly executed bid form, we will make arrangements to call you just prior to your lot(s) of interest being offered. Please note that we will have limited time to try calling you once. Make sure that the phone number you have given us is correct and that your line will be open during the auction. Successful buyers will be notified within three (3) days of the sale. All bids should start at 50% of the low estimates. Quinn & Farmer Auctions will not be responsible for any errors or failures to properly execute absentee or telephone bids. Absentee and phone bids will not be guaranteed after 12pm the Friday before the sale, and will not be accepted within two hours of the start of sale.
    13. Agreement to Terms: In bidding on any lot here offered, the bidder indicates acceptance of these Terms and Conditions of Sale. Title of each lot passes when the auctioneer says, Sold. Thereafter, any loss by fire, theft, breakage, or any other cause is the sole responsibility of the purchaser. Merchandise must be packed and transported at the purchasers own risk and expense. If any employee or agent of Quinn & Farmer Auctions shall pack or transport the merchandise, it is fully at the risk, responsibility and expense of the purchaser and Quinn & Farmer Auctions shall not be liable for any loss or damage that may be caused by such employee or agent.
    14. Bidder Responsibility: The bidder is responsible for knowing on which item(s) he or she is bidding. If unsure, the bidder should inquire, or not bid. When becoming the winning bidder at auction, you have effected a contract and will be expected to pay for items in which you were evidenced to be the successful bidder. No sales will be voided and no items will be offered for resale.
    15. Acceptance of Bids: The Auctioneer reserves the right to accept or reject bids in any increment. POOLS: Pools are illegal associations of dealers or collectors formed with the purpose of keeping down auction prices for the benefits of its members. They are not permitted at our auctions. Bid increments shall be as follows:

    16. Check Out: If a checkout area is set up for small items, they will be released upon full payment and a paid receipt. Large items may be removed from the Gallery once a paid receipt is shown to a staff member at the door. If a checkout area is not set up, small items will be given to winning bidders and larger items will be placed in a convenient area.
    17. Announcements: All announcements from the auction block will take precedence over any printed matter with the exception of condition, as previously outlined in paragraph 1. For any questions, please contact us at: Quinn & Farmer Auctions 2109 India Rd, Charlottesville, Va. 22901 (434) 293-2904; fax# (434) 295-1978; information@quinnfarmer.com. Telephone inquiries may be made between 9am-5pm Eastern Time.
    18. Sale Results: Results will be posted on our website by the next business day.
    Shipping Terms
    Auction House does NOT ship
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Estimated Price: $400 - $600
Description: Gorham Sterling Bowl Marked Sterling to bottom. 25.63 ozt. 3" H x 12" D
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Description: Single Strand of Cream Colored Pearls and Miscellaneous Pieces includes a single strand of pearls that are tied with wire and are without a clasp. Ad...
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Estimated Price: $25 - $75
Description: Lot of Lucite, Glass, and Crystal Paperweights To Include; 2 etched glass paperweights, 1 Crystal Scorpion paperweight, Lucite paperweight 1 3/4" H
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Description: Japanese Style Shunga Panel with Figures curved panel with tree and butterflies, verso has erotic figures, braided rope and balls attached to panel. ...
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Description: Bacarrat Sulphide Paperweight 1 1/2" H x 2 1/2" W
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Description: Enameled Cloisonne Bead Necklace Black base with light white-pink flowers. 26" L
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Description: Silverplate Footed Salver Crossed keys hallmark to bottom. 1" H x 7" D
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Description: Enameled Cloisonne Bead Necklace Blue Beads with multiple different color flower decoration. 28" L
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Estimated Price: $10 - $50
Description: Two (2) Fiqures: Ceramic Owl and Iron Frog 4 1/4" H
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Estimated Price: $75 - $150
Description: Bronze Figure of a Dog Signed Tiffany Studios New York 1 1/4" x 2 1/2"
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Estimated Price: $10 - $30
Description: Two Electroplate Letter Openers Hallmarked to side. 9" H x 3/4" W
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Estimated Price: $100 - $300
Description: Chinese Celadon Bowl with floral and fish motif, light blue stamp on base. 2 1/2" x 5" Dia
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Description: Levi & Salaman Sterling Silver Button Hook Hallmarked to lower rim. 10" H x 1" W
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Estimated Price: $250 - $500
Description: Dumbo, The Circus Elephant Animation Cel marked "WDP" upper left corner, label on verso from the Courvoisier Galleries, San Francisco, CA, "only 27 a...
Condition Report: Major cracks and losses to cell. Some paint loss.
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Estimated Price: $50 - $75
Description: Lladro Figurine, Wedding Day Marked to bottom, Lladro 8" H
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Estimated Price: $200 - $500
Description: Dumbo, the Circus Elephant, Animation Cel, stamped "WDP" lower left corner, label on verso from Courvoisier Galleries, San Francisco, CA, not examine...
Condition Report: Poor Condition, bubbles, cracks and paint loss.
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Description: Lladro Figurine, Boy Sitting Marked to bottom, Lladro 9" H
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Estimated Price: $200 - $400
Description: Large Staffordshire Spill Vase, "Robin Hood", one crack, wear 14 1/2" H 8 3/4" W 4" D
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Description: Lladro Figurine, Kneeling Boy Marked to bottom, Lladro 6" H
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Description: Two Imari Chargers both with octagonal rims. One with alternating panels of floral scenes with a bridge and blossoming flower and the center medallio...
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Description: Lladro Figurine, Rainy Day Marked to bottom, Lladro 11" H
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Description: Possibly Chinese Enameled Plaque Four bunches of blue daisies on the lower right corner and top left. Mounted on red velvet and framed. plaque: 7 1/4...
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Estimated Price: $200 - $400
Description: Charles Parks Bronze Sculpture of Boy and Dog ca. 1974, The Franklin Mint 8 1/2" H
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Description: China, 12 pcs, to include Hand Painted Vase and 11 pcs marked "GDA" France on bottom, 4 cups, one pitcher, one teapot (no lid), four saucers and one ...
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Description: Ed B. Robinson Beaded Vintage Evening Purse 5 1/2" L x 5 3/4" W
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