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  • Pair Chinese Export Armorial Entrees and Plates
    Estimate
    $800 - $1,200
    Lot 336

    Pair Chinese Export Armorial Entrees and Plates

    Est.
    $800 - $1,200
  • Pair of Chinese Export Porcelain Roosters
    Estimate
    $1,000 - $1,500
    Lot 337

    Pair of Chinese Export Porcelain Roosters

    Est.
    $1,000 - $1,500
  • Set of 18 Chinese Export Green Fitzhugh Plates
    Estimate
    $600 - $900
    Lot 338

    Set of 18 Chinese Export Green Fitzhugh Plates

    Est.
    $600 - $900
  • Chinese Export Painting
    Estimate
    $6,000 - $9,000
    Lot 339

    Chinese Export Painting

    Est.
    $6,000 - $9,000
  • Assembled Set of Seven Chinese Hardwood Chairs
    Estimate
    $800 - $1,200
    Lot 340

    Assembled Set of Seven Chinese Hardwood Chairs

    Est.
    $800 - $1,200
  • Five Carved Hardstone Belt Hooks
    Estimate
    $600 - $900
    Lot 341

    Five Carved Hardstone Belt Hooks

    Est.
    $600 - $900
  • Pair Rose Medallion Jardinieres and Stands
    Estimate
    $1,000 - $1,500
    Lot 342

    Pair Rose Medallion Jardinieres and Stands

    Est.
    $1,000 - $1,500
  • Chinese Eight Panel Painted Screen
    Estimate
    $500 - $700
    Lot 343

    Chinese Eight Panel Painted Screen

    Est.
    $500 - $700
  • Pair of Chinese Export Porcelain Cranes
    Estimate
    $1,000 - $1,500
    Lot 344

    Pair of Chinese Export Porcelain Cranes

    Est.
    $1,000 - $1,500
  • Chinese Famille Rose Lobed Porcelain Bowl
    Estimate
    $500 - $700
    Lot 345

    Chinese Famille Rose Lobed Porcelain Bowl

    Est.
    $500 - $700
  • Chinese Rose Medallion Porcelain Umbrella Stand
    Estimate
    $500 - $700
    Lot 346

    Chinese Rose Medallion Porcelain Umbrella Stand

    Est.
    $500 - $700
  • Japanese Red Lacquer Metal Mounted Folding Chair
    Estimate
    $400 - $600
    Lot 347

    Japanese Red Lacquer Metal Mounted Folding Chair

    Est.
    $400 - $600
  • Two $10 Gold Coins
    Estimate
    $1,500 - $2,000
    Lot 348

    Two $10 Gold Coins

    Est.
    $1,500 - $2,000
  • Seven $5 Gold Coins
    Estimate
    $3,000 - $4,000
    Lot 349

    Seven $5 Gold Coins

    Est.
    $3,000 - $4,000
  • Five $2.50 Gold Coins
    Estimate
    $800 - $1,200
    Lot 350

    Five $2.50 Gold Coins

    Est.
    $800 - $1,200
  • Silver U.S. Coin Group
    Estimate
    $800 - $1,200
    Lot 351

    Silver U.S. Coin Group

    Est.
    $800 - $1,200
  • Peace Dollar Set
    Estimate
    $1,000 - $1,500
    Lot 352

    Peace Dollar Set

    Est.
    $1,000 - $1,500
  • Group of Three Carson City Morgan Silver Dollars
    Estimate
    $1,000 - $1,500
    Lot 353

    Group of Three Carson City Morgan Silver Dollars

    Est.
    $1,000 - $1,500
  • Three $1 Gold Coins
    Estimate
    $500 - $700
    Lot 354

    Three $1 Gold Coins

    Est.
    $500 - $700
  • Dozen Better Date Morgan Silver Dollars
    Estimate
    $2,000 - $2,500
    Lot 355

    Dozen Better Date Morgan Silver Dollars

    Est.
    $2,000 - $2,500
  • Partial Date Run Morgan Silver Dollars
    Estimate
    $1,500 - $2,000
    Lot 356

    Partial Date Run Morgan Silver Dollars

    Est.
    $1,500 - $2,000
  • 1889-CC Morgan Silver Dollar
    Estimate
    $600 - $900
    Lot 357

    1889-CC Morgan Silver Dollar

    Est.
    $600 - $900
  • 1894 Morgan Silver Dollar
    Estimate
    $600 - $900
    Lot 358

    1894 Morgan Silver Dollar

    Est.
    $600 - $900
  • Pair Kirk Repousse Sterling Candlesticks
    Estimate
    $500 - $800
    Lot 359

    Pair Kirk Repousse Sterling Candlesticks

    Est.
    $500 - $800
  • Jacobi & Jenkins Sterling Tea Service and Tray
    Estimate
    $4,000 - $6,000
    Lot 360

    Jacobi & Jenkins Sterling Tea Service and Tray

    Est.
    $4,000 - $6,000
  • Baltimore Coin Silver Ladle, I & R Monteith
    Estimate
    $300 - $600
    Lot 361

    Baltimore Coin Silver Ladle, I & R Monteith

    Est.
    $300 - $600
  • Norfolk Coin Silver Ladle, Joseph Freeman
    Estimate
    $300 - $600
    Lot 362

    Norfolk Coin Silver Ladle, Joseph Freeman

    Est.
    $300 - $600
  • Alabama Coin Silver Ladle, Munroe & Marrow
    Estimate
    $300 - $600
    Lot 363

    Alabama Coin Silver Ladle, Munroe & Marrow

    Est.
    $300 - $600
  • Set of Six Natchez Coin Silver Forks
    Estimate
    $600 - $900
    Lot 364

    Set of Six Natchez Coin Silver Forks

    Est.
    $600 - $900
  • Charleston Coin Silver Brandy Warmer
    Estimate
    $3,000 - $4,000
    Lot 365

    Charleston Coin Silver Brandy Warmer

    Est.
    $3,000 - $4,000
  • Thomas You Charleston Coin Silver Caster
    Estimate
    $2,000 - $3,000
    Lot 366

    Thomas You Charleston Coin Silver Caster

    Est.
    $2,000 - $3,000
  • Southern Coin Silver Dipper
    Estimate
    $2,000 - $4,000
    Lot 367

    Southern Coin Silver Dipper

    Est.
    $2,000 - $4,000
  • Large New Orleans Coin Silver Pitcher
    Estimate
    $3,000 - $4,000
    Lot 368

    Large New Orleans Coin Silver Pitcher

    Est.
    $3,000 - $4,000
  • Jacob Leonard Southern Coin Silver Ladle
    Estimate
    $800 - $1,200
    Lot 369

    Jacob Leonard Southern Coin Silver Ladle

    Est.
    $800 - $1,200
  • Pair Repousse Sterling Compotes
    Estimate
    $1,000 - $1,500
    Lot 370

    Pair Repousse Sterling Compotes

    Est.
    $1,000 - $1,500
  • Marquand Coin Silver Ladle
    Estimate
    $300 - $600
    Lot 371

    Marquand Coin Silver Ladle

    Est.
    $300 - $600
  • Crest of Windsor Sterling Tea Service, Plated Tray
    Estimate
    $2,000 - $2,500
    Lot 372

    Crest of Windsor Sterling Tea Service, Plated Tray

    Est.
    $2,000 - $2,500
  • Three Sterling Bowls
    Estimate
    $600 - $900
    Lot 373

    Three Sterling Bowls

    Est.
    $600 - $900
  • Five Silver Table Items
    Estimate
    $500 - $700
    Lot 374

    Five Silver Table Items

    Est.
    $500 - $700
  • Tiffany Sterling Bon Bon
    Estimate
    $800 - $1,200
    Lot 375

    Tiffany Sterling Bon Bon

    Est.
    $800 - $1,200
  • Tiffany Sterling Bowl
    Estimate
    $400 - $600
    Lot 376

    Tiffany Sterling Bowl

    Est.
    $400 - $600
  • Pair of French Silver and Glass Ewers
    Estimate
    $800 - $1,200
    Lot 377

    Pair of French Silver and Glass Ewers

    Est.
    $800 - $1,200
  • Sterling Water Pitcher
    Estimate
    $1,000 - $1,500
    Lot 378

    Sterling Water Pitcher

    Est.
    $1,000 - $1,500
  • Tall Sterling Bridal Basket
    Estimate
    $800 - $1,200
    Lot 379

    Tall Sterling Bridal Basket

    Est.
    $800 - $1,200
  • New York/Charleston Coin Silver Lidded Pitcher
    Estimate
    $2,000 - $3,000
    Lot 380

    New York/Charleston Coin Silver Lidded Pitcher

    Est.
    $2,000 - $3,000
  • Pair of Randahl Sterling Bowls
    Estimate
    $500 - $800
    Lot 381

    Pair of Randahl Sterling Bowls

    Est.
    $500 - $800
  • Modern Georgian Adler Sterling Flatware, 98 Pieces
    Estimate
    $5,000 - $7,000
    Lot 382

    Modern Georgian Adler Sterling Flatware, 98 Pieces

    Est.
    $5,000 - $7,000
  • Whiting Mixed Metal Sterling Ladle
    Estimate
    $300 - $600
    Lot 383

    Whiting Mixed Metal Sterling Ladle

    Est.
    $300 - $600

Auction Description

 Premier Auction - Session I by Brunk Auctions
Please call us to arrange a virtual or in person preview appointment Bidding by telephone, absentee bid, or on one of our online platforms Emporium Auction - February 11, 2021 - Lots 1 to 335 Auction Begins | 9:00AM EST Decorative Arts, Asian Art, Furniture, Art Pottery, Sterling and Silver Plate, Coins & Currency, Art Glass & Pottery, British Furniture and Accessories, Folk Art, Fine Art, Books, Rugs ________________________________________________________________________ Premier Auction - Session I - February 12, 2021 - Lots 336 to 761 Auction Begins | 9:00AM EST Asian, Coins, Silver, Estate of Robert K. Johnson, Aiken, South Carolina, British and Continental Decorative Accessories, and Furniture, Property from the Collection of Dudley and Constance Godfrey ________________________________________________________________________ Premier Auction - Session II - February 13, 2021 - Lots 762 to 1169 Auction Begins | 9:00AM EST Craft and Modern Art, Southern and American Decorative Accessories, and Furniture, Native American _________________________________________________________________________ Online registration and bidding approval is done at the sole discretion of the auction house. We recommend that online bidders sign up at least 24 hours in advance of the auction to allow for time to complete the approval process. We make no guarantees that new online bidders who register within 24 hours of the sale will be approved for bidding. After signing up to bid, new online bidders may receive a message requesting additional information; we cannot approve any client without the requested information. First time participants bidding through any online platform will be limited to a maximum of $25,000 total in cumulative bids. Parties who wish to bid on premium lots may be asked to submit a deposit by wire transfer. Correspondence between prospective clients and the Auction House must be established directly with Brunk Auctions through phone, fax, or one of the relevant email addresses. We make no guarantee that we can respond to requests submitted through third party messaging systems. Due to the high volume of inquiries made within 24 hours of the sale, we make no guarantee that clients who contact us during this period will receive a response. Bids left on Live Auctioneers & Bidsquare are not executed until the item is offered in the live auction therefore the order in which those bids are received is not a factor. We will make every effort within reason to accept and process bids from online participants. Brunk Auctions will not accept liability for any bids missed due to clerking issues, operator error, equipment failure, connection delays, communication lapses, or technical malfunctions of any nature. Brunk Auctions provides condition reports as a courtesy to our clients and assumes no liability for any error or omission. Descriptions are our opinions and should in no way be construed as a guarantee of any kind as to age, condition, materials or any other feature of items being sold. No statement written or oral made by the auctioneer shall be deemed a warranty or assumption of liability by Brunk Auctions or by any seller represented by Brunk Auctions. We are happy to provide additional photographs to aid in your decision. We do not give refunds. First time participants bidding through any online platform will be limited to a maximum of $25,000 total in cumulative bids. Parties who wish to bid on premium lots may be asked to submit a deposit by wire transfer. Please contact our offices if you have questions or concerns. Brunk Auctions makes no warranty or guarantee whatsoever regarding the jewelry, its colored stones, diamonds, other gem materials, or metals, or as to their status as natural, treated, & earth mined, manmade or other. Appraisals, descriptions, photographs, are offered as a service and are not intended to be a complete analysis of the qualities and conditions of the jewelry. All identifications, information, weights, quality, cut, value and other estimates, are opinions, limited by examination and grading the mountings, the condition and cleanliness of the items. All gems, colored stones, diamonds; cultured or natural pearls, fresh water, south sea, Tahitian pearls; and other materials used in jewelry, may be enhanced by a variety of treatments. Brunk Auctions makes no warranties or guaranties that any clock or watch is in working order. First time buyers will be required to pay by wire transfer or cashiers check. Unopened boxes have never been opened, will not be opened and are sold as-is. Contents have not been examined. Read more
Brunk Auctions
Asheville, NC 28805
United States

support@brunkauctions.com

Phone:+18282546846

Fax:828-254-6545

Buyer’s Premium

Start Premium (%)
$0 26.00

Bid Increments

Start Increments ($)
$0 $25
$100 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$20,000 $2,000
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

Shipping Info

Purchased items not picked up in Richmond by noon on Sunday will then be available for pick up or shipping from our Asheville, North Carolina auction facility within ten business days of the auction will be assessed a storage fee of $5.00 per day, per item. Purchaser agrees that packing and shipping is done at the purchaser's risk and that the purchaser will pay in advance all packing expenses, materials, carrier fees and insurance charges. At our discretion, items will either be packed by an agent such as a packaging store or Brunk Auctions. Please allow two weeks for shipping after payment is received. Shipment of large items is the responsibility of the purchaser. We are happy to provide names of carriers and shippers if a purchaser so requests. Brunk Auctions will have no liability for any loss or damage to shipped items. Read more

Terms & Conditions

۰ All items are sold as is, where is, with all faults. ۰ A buyer’s premium will be applied to the purchase price of all items: 23%....Cash, check or wire transfer when bidding with Brunk Auctions Gallery 26%....Bidsquare with cash, check or wire transfer 28%....Liveauctioneers with cash, check or wire transfer ۰ All purchases are subject to applicable state sales tax (state where purchased) unless the state Certificate of Resale tax form is fully and completely filled out and received prior to time of purchase. ۰ Purchased items not picked up in Richmond by noon on Sunday will then be available for pick up or shipping from our Asheville, North Carolina auction facility within ten business days of the auction will be assessed a storage fee of $5.00 per day, per item. 1. All items are sold as is, where is, with all faults. There are no warranties or representations of merchantability, of fitness, nor of any other kind, express or implied. All items are available for your examination prior to bidding. Your bidding will signify that you have examined the items as fully as you desire, or that you have chosen not to examine them. Written and oral descriptions are our opinions and should in no way be construed as a guarantee of any kind as to age, condition, materials or any other feature of items being sold. Our goal is to provide prospective bidders with accurate and detailed information. We recommend prospective bidders examine all items in which they have an interest. If you require absolute certainty in all areas of authenticity, and the results of your evaluation leave uncertainty in your mind, we recommend you not bid on the item in question. We do not give refunds. All sales are final. No statement written or oral made by the auctioneer shall be deemed a warranty or assumption of liability by Brunk Auctions or by any seller represented by Brunk Auctions. 2. Bidding will begin at a price appropriate in auctioneer’s discretion. The auctioneer always reserves the right to withdraw a lot for any reason he deems appropriate. At the auctioneer’s discretion, no bid of less than one half the low estimate will be accepted from any source: phone bidding, absentee bidding, internet bidding, or bidding in the gallery. All lots in this catalog are offered subject to a reserve, which is the confidential minimum hammer price at which a lot will be sold. In executing a reserve, the auctioneer has the right to bid on behalf of the Consignor, whether by opening bidding or continuing bidding in response to other bidders until reaching the reserve. If the reserve is not met, the Auctioneer has the right to withdraw the item from the sale. 3. Once we declare that an item is sold, we cannot reopen the bidding. It is the bidder’s responsibility to get our attention prior to our saying “sold”. We reserve the right to reject any bids deemed inappropriate or to withdraw any item(s) for lack of appropriate bids. If an item is withdrawn from the auction it will be offered again only at the auctioneer’s discretion. 4. Payment must be made by cash, approved check, wire transfer, or MasterCard, Visa, Discover and American Express credit cards. We reserve the right to require bank checks for large purchases. Buyers not known to us who wish to write a check must provide a current letter of credit from their bank guaranteeing funds for that account. Credit arrangements must be made by the Friday prior to the day of auction so bank statements can be verified. We reserve the right to not issue a buyer’s number or to withhold merchandise if appropriate credit has not been established. We require wire transfers for international buyers. First time buyers will be required to pay by wire transfer or cashiers check. 5. Payment is expected at time of purchase. Payment for successful absentee, phone bids and online bids are required within five business days of the auction. Bidding on an item indicates the client’s acceptance of our Terms of Sale. Your signature on our Bid Form or acceptance of these terms through any online bidding platform constitutes permission to charge successful bids to credit cards if payment is not received within five days of the auction. 6. We are pleased to offer absentee and phone bidding for prospective bidders who cannot be present at the auction. Please complete the Absentee Bid and/or Phone Reservation form. Absentee bids are executed competitively and confidentially. All reservations for phone bidding are held in the strictest confidence and must be received by 5 pm the day before the auction. No additional phone bids can be accepted on the day of the auction including additions when speaking with a staff person on the phone. We can accept written absentee bids submitted on the Absentee Bid Form up to 30 lots before the item comes up for auction. Leaving an absentee or phone bid on a lot indicates your willingness to open the bidding at one half the printed low estimate, and gives the auctioneer the authority to open the bidding at that level. Brunk Auctions shall have the right to withdraw any item at any time for any reason and to default any sale in the event of an error or dispute. 7. In the case of identical absentee bids, the bid received first will prevail. Bids left on liveauctioneers.com are not executed until the item is offered in the live auction and the order in which they are received is not a factor. We sell 70-100 lots per hour. Following are general guidelines for bidding increments: $0-$100 .......................$25 increments $100-1,000...................$50 increments $1,000-2,000................$100 increments $2,000-3,000................$200 increments $3,000-5,000................$250 increments $5,000-10,000..............$500 increments $10,000-$20,000.........$1,000 increments $20,000-$50,000.........$2,000 increments $50,000-$100,000.......$5,000 increments above $100,000.........auctioneers discretion 8. In our experience, cellular phones are not always dependable, and we recommend phone bidding reservations be made on land lines. We make every effort to honor all absentee and phone bid reservations, but we are not liable for any losses incurred as a result of failure to execute absentee bids or failed phone reservations. Submitting absentee bids or bidding by phone does not imply an extension of credit. Please see numbers 4 and 5 above. 9. Purchaser agrees that packing and shipping is done at the purchaser’s risk and that the purchaser will pay in advance all packing expenses, materials, carrier fees and insurance charges. At our discretion, items will either be packed by an agent such as a packaging store or Brunk Auctions. Please allow two weeks for shipping after payment is received. Shipment of large items is the responsibility of the purchaser. We are happy to provide names of carriers and shippers if a purchaser so requests. Brunk Auctions will have no liability for any loss or damage to shipped items. 10. Note to internet absentee bidders. We do not accept cut bids, (bids less than the last interval) from the floor or from phone bidders, and we do not accept them from internet bidders. Thus it is possible that a lot could go to another bidder for less than your absentee bid. For example, if the bids are progressing in ten dollar increments, $50, $60, $70 and your absentee falls at $75, we will not take the bid since it is less than the $10 interval. We always encourage bidders to bid by phone or to leave absentee bids through our to avoid such a situation. 11. All purchases are subject to applicable state sales tax (state where purchased) unless the state Certificate of Resale tax form is fully and completely filled out and received prior to time of purchase. Resale tax numbers from other states are accepted. International buyers are responsible for tariffs, taxes, or assessments of shipped items to the buyer’s country. 12. Bidding on an item indicates your understanding and acceptance of these Terms of Sale. If a purchaser breaches any of these Terms of Sale, including the obligation to pay for purchased items, Brunk Auctions may seek all remedies under the law including canceling the sale and reoffering the property without reserve. 13. A buyer’s premium will be applied to the purchase price of all items: 23%....Cash, check or wire transfer 26%....Bidsquare with cash, check or wire transfer 28%....Liveauctioneers with cash, check or wire transfer 3% will be added to all MasterCard, Visa, Discover and American Express credit cards charges 14. Purchased items not picked up in Richmond by noon on Sunday will then be available for pick up or shipping from our Asheville, North Carolina auction facility within ten business days of the auction will be assessed a storage fee of $5.00 per day, per item. You authorize us to re-sell on your behalf any item not picked up within sixty calendar days. The costs of storage, plus any other costs directly related to the item, and an auctioneer’s commission of 20%, will be subtracted from the proceeds unless other arrangements have been made with Brunk Auctions. The minimum charge will be $50. The net proceeds will be mailed to your address as stated herein in full and final settlement of our obligations to you. 15. We are closed on Fridays the week following auctions. Please arrange appointments for other days. 16. Export and Permits - It is the purchaser’s sole responsibility to identify and obtain any necessary export, import, firearm, endangered species or other permit for the lot. Any symbols or notices in the sale catalogue reflect Brunk Auctions’ reasonable opinion at the time of cataloguing and are for bidders’ general guidance only; Brunk Auctions and the Consignor make no representations or warranties as to whether any lot is or is not subject to export or import restrictions or any embargoes. 17. ◉Endangered Species - Certain property sold at auction, for example, items made of or incorporating plant or animal materials, irrespective of age or value, may require a license or certificate prior to exportation and additional licenses or certificates upon importation to another country. Brunk Auctions suggests that international buyers check on foreign governments’ wildlife import requirements prior to placing a bid. All buyers agree to comply with any and all domestic and international restrictions on the trade of endangered species as a condition of the sale. Please note that the ability to obtain an export license or certificate does not ensure the ability to obtain an import license or certificate in another country, and vice versa. It is the purchaser’s responsibility to obtain any export or import licenses and/or certificates as well as any other required documentation. In the case of denial of any export or import license or of delay in the obtaining of such licenses, the purchaser is still responsible for making on-time payment of the total purchase price for the lot. Although licenses can be obtained to export some types of endangered species, other types may not be exported at all, and other types may not be resold in the United States. Brunk Auctions is not able to assist the purchaser in attempting to obtain the appropriate licenses and/or certificates, and there is no assurance that an export license or certificate can be obtained. Please check with our specialists if you are uncertain as to whether a lot is subject to these export/import license and certificate requirements, or any other restrictions on exportation. Please note that bidders in New Jersey may not bid on any lots containing elephant ivory, mammoth ivory, or rhinoceros horn. 18. Due to the embargo on Persian carpets, international shipping is not available. 19. Brunk Auctions makes no warranty or guarantee whatsoever regarding the jewelry, its colored stones, diamonds, other gem materials, or metals, or as to their status as natural, treated, “earth mined”, manmade or other. Appraisals, descriptions, photographs, are offered as a service and are not intended to be a complete analysis of the qualities and conditions of the jewelry. All identifications, information, weights, quality, cut, value and other estimates, are opinions, limited by examination and grading the mountings, the condition and cleanliness of the items. All gems, colored stones, diamonds, “cultured or natural pearls, fresh water, south sea, Tahitian pearls”, and other materials used in jewelry, may be enhanced by a variety of treatments. Brunk Auctions makes no warranties or guaranties that any clock or watch is in working order. 20. CONDITION OF FIREARMS: Brunk Auctions or its' employees or consultants make no warranties or representations whatsoever concerning the operation of firing condition, safety to store or reliability of any firearm. Any firearm purchased is at the user's risk. Brunk Auctions expressly disclaims any liability whatsoever for accident, injury or damage resulting to any person or property from the storage or use of any such lot. 21. Online registration and bidding approval is done at the sole discretion of the auction house. We recommend that online bidders sign up at least 24 hours in advance of the auction to allow for time to complete the approval process. We make no guarantees that new online bidders who register within 24 hours of the sale will be approved for bidding. After signing up to bid, new online bidders may receive a message requesting additional information; we cannot approve any client without the requested information. First time participants bidding through any online platform will be limited to a maximum of $25,000 total in cumulative bids. Parties who wish to bid on premium lots may be asked to submit a deposit by wire transfer. Correspondence between prospective clients and the Auction House must be established directly with Brunk Auctions through phone, fax, or one of the relevant email addresses. We make no guarantee that we can respond to requests submitted through third party messaging systems. Due to the high volume of inquiries made within 24 hours of the sale, we make no guarantee that clients who contact us during this period will receive a response. Bids left on Live Auctioneers & Bidsquare are not executed until the item is offered in the live auction therefore the order in which those bids are received is not a factor. We will make every effort within reason to accept and process bids from online participants. Brunk Auctions will not accept liability for any bids missed due to clerking issues, operator error, equipment failure, connection delays, communication lapses, or technical malfunctions of any nature. 22. Coin grading is subjective and more ‘art’ than ‘science.’ As such, any descriptive or numeric grades given are supplied as a guide to our bidders and should not be seen as a guarantee to any grade that might be received from a third-party grader or grading company. Our best effort has been put forth to give condition reports that are as accurate as can reasonably be expected, however, first-hand inspection to formulate one’s own opinion is always recommended.