Auction Description

Historic Robins Roost American Queen Anne House, Antiques, Contents The Etta Mae Love Estate Real Estate 10 am Antiques and Personal Property 10:30 am ( Preview online and 9 am morning of the auction) 1309 South Roan Street Johnson City, Tennessee 37601 In the 1886 governors election for Tennessee's,brothers Robert and Alfred Taylor ran against each in what is referred to as the "War of The Roses" campaign that gained international attention. Democrat Robert supporters wore white roses and Republicans supporting Alfred adorned red roses. Robert Taylor helped win him the election. Alf later was elected Governor of Tennessee in 1920. The brothers later lived in Robins Roost. It is on the National Historic Register and suitable for a private residence, Bed and Breakfast, upscale rehab etc. The antiques consist of many categories from period furniture, accessories, paintings and much more. Furniture from country, fine Victorian, and just about any category or style that was made. A complete catalogue with descriptions and photographs will appear on this website about three weeks before the auction. The six bedroom home is furnished impeccably with antiques. Personal Property by Kimball Sterling 423 773 4073 Real Estate by Bart Long and Associates TFL-5298 10% down day of sale with closing in 30-45 days. Bat Long 423 473 5000 Read more
Kimball Sterling
Johnson City, TN 37601
United States


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Buyers pay all shipping cost. Suggested id the local UPS store for the shipping of smalls. We will deliver those items to that store after payment has been made, For door to door delivery we suggests Ricks Ships(, 335 887 0065). We can warehouse items at no charge for 45 days . Read more

Terms & Conditions

Check, ,bank wire or cash. A 13% buyers premium will be added to the hammer price as part of the sale price. We reserve the right to hold purchases until the buyers checks clears if the buyer is not known by us. Credit cards are not accepted for purchases. Bank letter of credit is acceptable .Kimball M. Sterling, Inc. has endeavored to catalog and describe the property correctly. All property is sold as is and the neither the auction company or the consignor will be responsible for descriptions, genuineness, provenance or condition of the property. No statement in the catalog made orally at the sale or otherwise shall be deemed to be a warranty, representation, or an assumption of liability.We have been in business for over 20 years and intend to have another good 20 years.We have had great success in working out any problems that might arise. Call for a condition report or email for additional photos. In the event of any dispute between bidders, the auctioneer shall have total discretion to determine the successful bidder, in which his determination shall be final or to re-offer and resale the article in dispute. Title of the item or items purchased by the bidder will pass at the fall of the gavel according to the UCC laws. This is not an approval auction. Principal auctioneer: Kimball M. Sterling #2467. B. Elizabeth Sterling, auctioneer # 5757. Firm Kimball M Sterling Inc. TFL-1915 We will also be glad to hold your purchase for pick up. Kimball M. Sterling, Inc. will not be held responsible for bids not received in time for the auction or slow Internet bids. We will not be responsible for items left on our location for over 30 days. Sale will be conducted in our gallery in Johnson City Tennessee. Announcements day of the sale take precedence over pre-sale advertising. Any litigation that pertains to this auction will be conducted in the County Of Washington in Tennessee and is agreed upon by registering for this auction. Internet catalog and live bidding , also in-house. Please call for condition report on sale lots or email us. We do send out multiple photos by email of any lot in the auction .By registering for this auction you accept the terms of this auction. Payment must be received within 7 days of the auction or a dispute will be filed with liveauctioneers. Condition report can be addressed by a phone call or an email. International bank wire Information: INTERMEDIARY BANK CENTER STATE BANK OF FLORIDA,NA SWIFT: CSBKUS33 ABA:063116737 400 INTERSTATE NORTH PARKWAY, STE 1200 ATLANTA GA 30330 BENEFICIARY BANK ABA: 051501299 BENEFICIARY BANK NAME: FIRST COMMUNITY BANK BENEFICIARY NAME: KIMBALL STERLING INC Beneficiary Account Number: This number will be given to you if you win some bids. USA bank wire Information: First Community Bank, NA ABA 051501299 For Further Credit instructions Kimball M. Sterling, Inc Escrow account-This number will be given to you if you win some bids. 125 West Market St. Johnson City Tn 37604