Day 1 - Hazelcorn Phonograph Collection

by Donley Auction Services
December 11, 2021 10:00 AM CST
Live Auction

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Donley Auction Services

Location: Union, IL, US

Phone: 815.923.7000

Payment

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Accepted Forms of Payment: American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Money Order / Cashiers Check, Visa, Wire Transfer

Shipping

Shipping and Pickup Terms: Donley Auctions will provide shipping for smaller items that can ship through USPS, FedEx or UPS. Please allow 2-3 weeks after the item is paid for to be properly packed. You will be emailed an invoice for the cost for shipping and handling within this time frame. Your item will ship once the shipping and handling fee is paid in full and a tracking number will be sent.
Oversized items will require 3rd party transport services. Donley Auctions does not have its own in-house transport or crating services. Upon request, a list of transporters and/or crating companies or will be provided or you may use your own preferred transporter.

Pickup: Donley Auctions will automatically pack all items unless notified at the time of payment that items will be picked up at the auction house. Arrangements for pick up must be made within 14 business days. Any items left over this period, will incur a storage charge of $20 per day unless prior arrangements have been made. After 30 days items that have not been picked up will be considered abandoned and sold to recover expenses.

International Shipping: Donley Auctions will ship items internationally IF the items are small enough to ship through UPS or FedEx. No item can ship internationally through USPS or FedEx if it sold for over $2,499 (Item value). Items exceeding the value of $2,499 will be required to ship internationally through a broker. Donley Auctions does not have an in-house broker. Please make your own arrangements with a broker if the item value exceeds $2,499. Items too large to ship internationally via USPS or FedEX will require a transport company and/or crating. Donley Auctions does not have its own in-house transport or crating services. They can provide a list of transporters and/or crating companies upon request, or you may use your preferred transporter.

Over the course of his 50 years of collecting, Howard Hazelcorn amassed a world class collection including over 30 fields of collectibles. When it comes to collecting phonographs, Howard Hazelcorn literally wrote the book on it. In fact, he wrote several books. Donley Auctions is honored to announce the December 11 and 12 sale of our dear friend Howard Hazelcorn’s phonograph and music collection. This unprecedented 2 day auction will feature over 150 of the rarest phonographs ever collected. The auction will also include a selection of the rarest records, parts, advertising, and literature we’ve seen in a single collection. The Howard Hazelcorn event will feature rare examples of early Edison, Victor, and Columbia machines including 2 rare original tinfoil demonstration machines, coin-op cylinder machines, several Bettini’s and polyphones, and a Mills illustrated song machine - the only known example to date! Also included in the music selection will be early wax cylinders, a large quantity of Berliner 7” discs, and 50 Pink Lambert cylinders. There’s literally something for every antique music collector, whether you’re just beginning to collect or you’ve been at it for years.
Buyer's Premium
$0+: 23.0%
Bid Increments
From: To: Increments:
$0 $49 $5
$50 $199 $10
$200 $499 $25
$500 $999 $50
$1,000 $2,999 $100
$3,000 $4,999 $250
$5,000 $9,999 $500
$10,000 + $1,000

Conditions of Sale

Payment Information: All payments are due at the end of the auction. For your convenience, we are now enrolled in online payment processing with AuctionZip/Invaluable. An invoice will be sent to your email address after the auction. Please submit payment immediately upon receiving the invoice. Payments NOT received within four days of auction will automatically be charged on the card provided.

Please call or email us with any other payment questions. 815.923.7000

Shipping Terms: Shipping and Pickup Terms: Donley Auctions will provide shipping for smaller items that can ship through USPS, FedEx or UPS. Please allow 2-3 weeks after the item is paid for to be properly packed. You will be emailed an invoice for the cost for shipping and handling within this time frame. Your item will ship once the shipping and handling fee is paid in full and a tracking number will be sent.
Oversized items will require 3rd party transport services. Donley Auctions does not have its own in-house transport or crating services. Upon request, a list of transporters and/or crating companies or will be provided or you may use your own preferred transporter.

Pickup: Donley Auctions will automatically pack all items unless notified at the time of payment that items will be picked up at the auction house. Arrangements for pick up must be made within 14 business days. Any items left over this period, will incur a storage charge of $20 per day unless prior arrangements have been made. After 30 days items that have not been picked up will be considered abandoned and sold to recover expenses.

International Shipping: Donley Auctions will ship items internationally IF the items are small enough to ship through UPS or FedEx. No item can ship internationally through USPS or FedEx if it sold for over $2,499 (Item value). Items exceeding the value of $2,499 will be required to ship internationally through a broker. Donley Auctions does not have an in-house broker. Please make your own arrangements with a broker if the item value exceeds $2,499. Items too large to ship internationally via USPS or FedEX will require a transport company and/or crating. Donley Auctions does not have its own in-house transport or crating services. They can provide a list of transporters and/or crating companies upon request, or you may use your preferred transporter.

Buyer Premium: Buyer's Premium is 23% includes:
15% to auction house
5% to online bidding service (AuctionZip/Invaluable)
3% for credit card charges
(3% discount for cash or check)
7% Illinois State Sales Tax (applies to IL residents)