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CIRCUS HISTORICAL SOCIETY MEMORABILIA AUCTION

(566 Lots)
by Freedom Auction Company
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    Auction Description for Freedom Auction Company: CIRCUS HISTORICAL SOCIETY MEMORABILIA AUCTION
    CIRCUS HISTORICAL SOCIETY MEMORABILIA AUCTION FEATURING: - OVER 300 ORIGINAL LITHOGRAPH POSTERS - POTTER-BACKSTEIN CIRCUS MODELS - SIDESHOW BANNERS - EDWARD J. KELTY PHOTOGRAPHS - JACKIE LE CLAIRE (THE CHILDREN'S CLOWN) ESTATE MATERIAL - COURIERS, ROUTE BOOKS, EPHEMERA, PHOTOGRAPHY  BID LIVE ONSITE OR ONLINE.   THE CIRCUS HISTORICAL SOCIETY IS A PUBLIC ORGANIZATION DEDICATED TO PRESERVING THE CIRCUS PAST.  IF YOU WOULD LIKE INFORMATION ON THE CHS OR WOULD LIKE TO JOIN VISIT CIRCUSHISTORY.ORG   VISIT

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    All items are sold AS IS, WHERE IS. ALL SALES ARE FINAL - NO REFUNDS, NO EXCHANGES. FREEDOM AUCTION COMPANY (HEREINAFTER FAC) AND THE CONSIGNOR, DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE. NO WARRANTIES ARE MADE THAT ANY OF THE MERCHANDISE COMPLIES WITH ANY APPLICABLE GOVERNMENTAL RULES, REGULATIONS OR ORDINANCES OF ANY KIND OR NATURE WHATSOEVER. All items are available for inquiries and inspection prior to bidding. Written and oral descriptions are the opinions of FAC, and should in no way be construed as a guarantee of any kind as to authenticity, age, condition, materials, attributions, mannerisms or any other feature of items being sold. FAC believes to the best of its knowledge that the information presented in any auction has come from reliable sources. Such information is presented solely for the convenience of the prospective buyers. FAC attempts to describe every lot correctly and will attempt to point out any known defects but will not be responsible or liable for the correctness of the catalog or other descriptions of the lot. The absence of notation of a minor flaw in the description is not intentional. Prospective buyers may request a condition report on specific lots if necessary. It is the responsibility of prospective bidders to examine all items in which they have an interest. Please do not bid and ask questions later. By placing a bid, in any capacity, you signify that you have examined the items as fully as you desire and have had the opportunity to ask questions and receive answers from FAC that you deem adequate. All bids are binding and your bid is an enforceable contract. If you require absolute certainty in all areas of authenticity, and the results of your evaluation leave uncertainty in your mind, do not bid on the lot in question. 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While FAC makes every effort to guarantee accuracy, in the event of a mistake on the part of auctioneer, and a lot is accidentally declared sold by mistake of the auctioneer, FAC reserves the right to cancel the sale and relist the lot in its sole discretion. Bids may be received by FAC through the internet, telephone, facsimile, e-mail or personally. Bidding through a telephone, facsimile, or e-mail are only available to pre-qualified bidders, in which case, a valid credit card shall be held for payment. The bidder assumes full responsibility for items at the fall of the hammer. A bid entered by mistake on the part of a bidder is NOT grounds for a cancellation of the bid. Each bidder is responsible for his or her own account and bids. Should you bid by mistake in the live auction, you are still responsible for payment. Please take great care and diligence for your bidding actions. An invoice will be emailed to the email address you have listed in your registration for the auction within 48 hours of the auction closing. Please pay for your items within 24 hours of your receipt of said invoice. Items that can be shipped flat rate box by the USPS will be billed to the winning bidder with their invoice. FAC shall provide a list of shippers who may be available to deliver your items by truck. Items that can be shipped will be done through our local packers and shippers as listed on the services page of our website, freedomauctions.com. FAC not responsible for any lost, stolen or damaged article. Any item remaining on premise 30 calendar days after the auction has closed shall become property of FAC without written notice provided to the winning bidder. This notice shall service as evidence of the aforementioned. Should a buyer require more than 30 days to acquire said items, it is up to the bidder to make those arrangements with FAC. Said arrangements may be subject to storage and handling fee. Any bidder failing to meet any of the aforementioned requirements to participate in a FAC auction may be subject to placement on the online platforms global no-bidding list which may inhibit the bidder's ability to participate any future auctions. Firearms purchases ship to FFL or C&R license holder, no exceptions. Firearms under the Antiques qualification may be shipped directly to buyer subject to your local and state laws. Should those laws prohibit and your realize this after realizing a successful bid, FAC will not release you from the bid. Firearms under the C&R qualification by be shipped directly to the C&R license holder who must be the registered bidder. You may not buy a firearm and use someone else's license to do so. By bidding, you acknowledge that you are legally permitted to own a firearm according to all local, state and federal reguations. CREDIT CARD ON FILE MAY BE CHARGED 4 DAYS AFTER THE AUCTION HAS CONCLUDED. ALL PURCHASED ITEMS THAT ARE NOT PICKED UP OR SHIPPED WITHIN 30 DAYS OF AUCTION CLOSING SHALL BE FORFEITED AND BECOME PROPERTY OF FREEDOM AUCTION COMPANY. FREEDOM AUCTION COMPANY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHARGE THE CARD ON FILE WITHIN 4 DAYS POST AUCTION. Should there be any questions, please contact our office at 941-725-2166. Thank you for participating in our auction.

    Shipping Terms
    Auction House will help arrange shipment, at buyer's expense. All items are shipped USPS priority flat rate and will be insured. Local Pick-Up Items will not be shipped under any circumstance. Firearms purchases must be shipped to FFL or C&R license holders. Please read all lot descriptions.

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    ITEMS THAT ARE PAID FOR MAY REMAIN AT THE AUCTION HOUSE FOR UP TO 7 DAYS POST AUCTION. ITEMS REMAINING PAST 7 DAYS MAY BE SUBJECT TO A STORAGE/HANDLING FEE. ITEMS REMAINING PAST 30 DAYS SHALL BECOME THE PROPERTY OF THE AUCTION COMPANY.
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Estimate: $200 - $400
Description: ORIGINAL ERIE LITHO, 1938, FEATURING TIGER. ONE SHEET (27"X41"). FOLDS, REMNANTS OF DATE TAG, LIGHT SOILING.
Starting bid: $100 (0 bids)
Estimate: $200 - $400
Description: ORIGINAL ERIE LITHO, 1934, FEATURING THE LOYAL REPENSKI FAMILY, WORLD'S GREATEST RIDING TROUPE. ONE SHEET (27"X41). FOLDS, REMNANTS OF DATE TAG, LIGH...
Starting bid: $100 (0 bids)
Estimate: $200 - $400
Description: ORIGINAL ERIE LITHO, 1938, FEATURING JUNGLE-BRED TRAINED WILD ANIMALS, TIGERS. ONE SHEET (27"X41"). FOLDS, REMNANTS OF DATE TAG, A COUPLE OF TAPE REP...
Starting bid: $100 (0 bids)
Estimate: $200 - $400
Description: ORIGINAL ERIE LITHO, 1930'S, FEATURING A CIRCUS OF ALL NATIONS WITH CLYDE BEATTY, GREATEST ANIMAL TRAINER OF ALL TIME. ONE SHEET (28.125"X41"). FOLDS...
Starting bid: $100 (0 bids)
Estimate: $400 - $800
Description: ORIGINAL ERIE LITHO, 1941, FEATURING SMILING CLOWN. ONE SHEET (30"X44" OVERALL). LINEN-BACKED, STAMP IN LR CORNER.
Starting bid: $200 (0 bids)
Estimate: $400 - $800
Description: ORIGINAL CENTRAL SHOW PRINTING, 1938, FEATURING THE HODGINI FAMILY. ONE SHEET (29"X42" OVERALL). LINEN-BACKED, EXCELLENT CONDITION.
Starting bid: $200 (0 bids)
Estimate: $100 - $200
Description: ORIGINAL DONALDSON LITHO, 1936, FEATURING LOT SCENE. HALF SHEET (20"X28"). TAPE REINFORCEMENT, SOILING IN UPPER MARGIN.
Starting bid: $50 (0 bids)
Estimate: $400 - $600
Description: ORIGINAL ERIE LITHO, 1920'S, FEATURING CLOWN AND DONKEY. ONE SHEET (27.25"X41.125"). FOLDS, CHIPPING AND MINOR BORDER LOSS, TEARS AND TAPE REPAIRS.
Starting bid: $200 (0 bids)
Estimate: $1,000 - $3,000
Description: RARE TO FIND ORIGINAL 1970'S RBBB - CIRCUS WORLD THEME PARK ELEPHANT HEAD DRESS MEDALLION. ORIGINAL RED SHOW OVERPAINT "THE GREATEST PLACE ON EARTH" ...
Starting bid: $500 (0 bids)
Estimate: $1,000 - $3,000
Description: ORIGINAL, NEW OLD STOCK PORCELAIN MEDALLION AS WORN ON THE ELEPHANT HEADDRESS. RARE TO FIND HAVING NEVER BEEN MOUNTED. 16" DIA.
Starting bid: $500 (0 bids)
Estimate: $1,000 - $3,000
Description: ORIGINAL, PORCELAIN MEDALLION AS WORN AS PART OF THE ELEPHANT HEAD DRESS. AS WORN BY "TONKA" WHO WAS WITH THE RBBB SHOW IN THE FINAL YEARS. PORCELAIN...
Starting bid: $500 (0 bids)
Estimate: $400 - $600
Description: ORIGINAL ERIE LITHO, 1925, FEATURING M'LL FUGERE & HER TRAINED LITTLE ELEPHANTS. ONE SHEET (27"X41"). FOLDS, TAPE REPAIRS, SOME LOSS, SOILING.
Starting bid: $200 (0 bids)
Estimate: $400 - $800
Description: ORIGNAL WHEEL, PRESS WAGON. SOLID STEEL CENTER WITH RUBBER TREAD. SUNBURST DESIGN. WEAR CONSISTENT WITH AGE AND USE. 36"
Starting bid: $200 (0 bids)
Estimate: $400 - $800
Description: FROM THE RINGLING WINTER QUARTERS, CIRCUS WORLD COLLECTION. WEAR CONSISTENT WITH AGE AND USE. 42"
Starting bid: $200 (0 bids)
Estimate: $400 - $600
Description: ORIGINAL ERIE LITHO, 1920'S, FEATURING LARGEST AND SMALLEST TRAINED HIPPOPOTAMI NOW ON EXHIBITION. ONE SHEET (27"X41"). FOLDS, SMALL HOLE AT CENTER, ...
Starting bid: $200 (0 bids)
Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000
Description: 1880'S. ORIGINAL BILLING THE LEGEND CAR OF KING REX AND HIS RETINUE OF COMIC MARDI GRAS ATTENDANTS. STROBRIDGE LITHO (ATTR.). MOUNTED ON BOARD WITH V...
Starting bid: $500 (0 bids)
Estimate: $200 - $400
Description: ORIGINAL ROTOPRINT GRAVURE CO., 1920'S, FEATURING DAINTY JESSICA MARTIN, UNQUESTIONED QUEEN OF THE WIRE. THIRD SHEET (13.25"X27"). OLDER LINEN BACKIN...
Starting bid: $100 (0 bids)
Estimate: $300 - $600
Description: LARGE FORMAT, ORIGINAL KELTY PHOTOGRAPH DEPICTING HAGENBECK-WALLACE CIRCUS STREET PARADE, TERRE HAUTE, INDIANA, MAY 17TH, 1934. DOUBLE RUBBER INK STA...
Starting bid: $150 (0 bids)
Estimate: $300 - $600
Description: LARGE FORMAT, ORIGINAL KELTY PHOTOGRAPH DEPICTING DOWNIE BROS. CIRCUS STREET PARADE, ENGLEWOOD, NEW JERSEY, AUGUST 14TH, 1931. DOUBLE RUBBER INK STAM...
Starting bid: $150 (0 bids)
Estimate: $100 - $200
Description: ORIGINAL LITHOGRAPH POSTER, 1935. QUARTER SHEET (12.5"X21.25"). OLDER LINEN BACKING, WRINKLES AND TEARS.
Starting bid: $50 (0 bids)
Estimate: $300 - $600
Description: HAND-PAINTED BY HUGO PORCARO WITH WOODEN TOP BATTEN. WELL-LISTED FOLK ARTIST. MINOR TEAR IN LL CORNER. OVERALL 63"X72".
Starting bid: $150 (0 bids)
Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Description: CANVAS BANNER PAINTED BY JOHNNY MEAH. WORKING BANNER HAS LIGHT SCUFFS, SMALL HOLES. 113"X113"
Starting bid: $300 (0 bids)
Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Description: CANVAS BANNER SIGNED COX. WORKING BANNER HAS SCUFFS AND TEARS. 84"X84"
Starting bid: $300 (0 bids)
Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Description: CANVAS BANNER BY J. SIGLER. WORKING BANNER HAS SCUFFS AND SOME SURFACE WEAR. 118"X118"
Starting bid: $300 (0 bids)
Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Description: HAND-PAINTED CANVAS BANNER. UNKNOWN ARTIST. WILD ANIMAL CIRCUS, CAPTAIN DAVE HOOVER, STRANGE ANIMALS - STAGE SHOW, MAIN ENTRANCE. WORKING BANNER WITH...
Starting bid: $300 (0 bids)
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