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  • Rare 1716 First Edition John Gay Trivia: Or, The Art of Walking
    Estimate
    $400 - $600
    Lot 1

    Rare 1716 First Edition John Gay Trivia: Or, The Art of...

    Est.
    $400 - $600
  • Rare 1st Edition: Roll, Jordan, Roll, Signed/No. 230
    Estimate
    $6,000 - $8,000
    Lot 2

    Rare 1st Edition: Roll, Jordan, Roll, Signed/No. 230

    Est.
    $6,000 - $8,000
  • George Hurrell (1904-1992) Jane Russell
    Estimate
    $800 - $1,200
    Lot 3

    George Hurrell (1904-1992) Jane Russell

    Est.
    $800 - $1,200
  • Yousuf Karsh (1908-2002) Edward Steichen
    Estimate
    $1,000 - $1,500
    Lot 4

    Yousuf Karsh (1908-2002) Edward Steichen

    Est.
    $1,000 - $1,500
  • Yousuf Karsh (1908-2002) Winston Churchill
    Estimate
    $400 - $600
    Lot 5

    Yousuf Karsh (1908-2002) Winston Churchill

    Est.
    $400 - $600
  • Yousuf Karsh (1908-2002) Nureyev
    Estimate
    $400 - $600
    Lot 6

    Yousuf Karsh (1908-2002) Nureyev

    Est.
    $400 - $600
  • Alfred Eisenstaedt (1898-1995) Life Photo of Jackie Kennedy
    Estimate
    $400 - $600
    Lot 7

    Alfred Eisenstaedt (1898-1995) Life Photo of Jackie Ken...

    Est.
    $400 - $600
  • Japanese Heirloom Tortoise Shell Photo Album
    Estimate
    $200 - $400
    Lot 8

    Japanese Heirloom Tortoise Shell Photo Album

    Est.
    $200 - $400
  • Samuel Bourne (1834-1912) and Others, 4 Images of India
    Estimate
    $100 - $200
    Lot 9

    Samuel Bourne (1834-1912) and Others, 4 Images of India...

    Est.
    $100 - $200
  • 4 Japanese Meiji Period Hand Colored Photographic Prints
    Estimate
    $200 - $300
    Lot 10

    4 Japanese Meiji Period Hand Colored Photographic Print...

    Est.
    $200 - $300
  • 3 Antique Photographs
    Estimate
    $200 - $400
    Lot 11

    3 Antique Photographs

    Est.
    $200 - $400
  • Collection of Vintage PA Railway Photographs
    Estimate
    $100 - $200
    Lot 12

    Collection of Vintage PA Railway Photographs

    Est.
    $100 - $200
  • Early Civil Engineering Photo Log of The Construction of Bridges
    Estimate
    $100 - $200
    Lot 13

    Early Civil Engineering Photo Log of The Construction o...

    Est.
    $100 - $200
  • Collection of 4 Vintage Photographic Bondage Art Sets
    Estimate
    $400 - $600
    Lot 14

    Collection of 4 Vintage Photographic Bondage Art Sets

    Est.
    $400 - $600
  • 10 Vintage  Advertising Prints for Asian Market
    Estimate
    $100 - $150
    Lot 15

    10 Vintage Advertising Prints for Asian Market

    Est.
    $100 - $150
  • Govt. India Cachmere Inde Travel Poster, Circa 1927
    Estimate
    $200 - $400
    Lot 16

    Govt. India Cachmere Inde Travel Poster, Circa 1927

    Est.
    $200 - $400
  • Vintage Johannes Romein for Rynbende's Genever Advertising Poster
    Estimate
    $300 - $500
    Lot 17

    Vintage Johannes Romein for Rynbende's Genever Advertis...

    Est.
    $300 - $500
  • 2 Paul Helleu for Ed. Sagot Advertising Posters
    Estimate
    $600 - $800
    Lot 18

    2 Paul Helleu for Ed. Sagot Advertising Posters

    Est.
    $600 - $800
  • 19th C Chicago Evening Journal Benefit Campaign Poster
    Estimate
    $200 - $400
    Lot 19

    19th C Chicago Evening Journal Benefit Campaign Poster

    Est.
    $200 - $400
  • Original Paul Colin Assimil Advertising Poster
    Estimate
    $200 - $400
    Lot 20

    Original Paul Colin Assimil Advertising Poster

    Est.
    $200 - $400
  • Jules Cheret (French, 1836-1932) Musee Grevin, Theatre les Fantoches Lithograph
    Estimate
    $600 - $800
    Lot 21

    Jules Cheret (French, 1836-1932) Musee Grevin, Theatre ...

    Est.
    $600 - $800
  • Marihuana: Weed With Roots in Hell Movie Poster
    Estimate
    $200 - $400
    Lot 22

    Marihuana: Weed With Roots in Hell Movie Poster

    Est.
    $200 - $400
  • Vintage Russ Meyer Motorpsycho! Movie Poster
    Estimate
    $200 - $400
    Lot 23

    Vintage Russ Meyer Motorpsycho! Movie Poster

    Est.
    $200 - $400
  • Vintage 1968 Hell's Belles Movie Poster
    Estimate
    $200 - $400
    Lot 24

    Vintage 1968 Hell's Belles Movie Poster

    Est.
    $200 - $400
  • Vintage 1952 Strip Tease Girl Movie Poster.
    Estimate
    $200 - $400
    Lot 25

    Vintage 1952 Strip Tease Girl Movie Poster.

    Est.
    $200 - $400
  • Vintage 1969 The Sidehackers Movie Poster
    Estimate
    $200 - $400
    Lot 26

    Vintage 1969 The Sidehackers Movie Poster

    Est.
    $200 - $400
  • Sideshow Banner attr. Snap Wyatt (USA, 1905-1984)
    Estimate
    $4,000 - $6,000
    Lot 27

    Sideshow Banner attr. Snap Wyatt (USA, 1905-1984)

    Est.
    $4,000 - $6,000
  • Snap Wyatt (USA, 1905-1984) Banner: 204" x 120"
    Estimate
    $8,000 - $12,000
    Lot 28

    Snap Wyatt (USA, 1905-1984) Banner: 204" x 120"

    Est.
    $8,000 - $12,000
  • Snap Wyatt (American, 1905-1984) Banner: 104" x 360"
    Estimate
    $10,000 - $15,000
    Lot 29

    Snap Wyatt (American, 1905-1984) Banner: 104" x 360"

    Est.
    $10,000 - $15,000
  • Tony Fitzpatrick (American, b. 1958) Timberwolf
    Estimate
    $2,000 - $3,000
    Lot 30

    Tony Fitzpatrick (American, b. 1958) Timberwolf

    Est.
    $2,000 - $3,000
  • Tony Fitzpatrick (American, b. 1958) Holy Viper
    Estimate
    $800 - $1,200
    Lot 31

    Tony Fitzpatrick (American, b. 1958) Holy Viper

    Est.
    $800 - $1,200
  • Tony Fitzpatrick (American, b. 1958) "Hand of Ismael"
    Estimate
    $300 - $500
    Lot 32

    Tony Fitzpatrick (American, b. 1958) "Hand of Ismael"

    Est.
    $300 - $500
  • 4 Kwame Akoto/Almighty God  (Ghanaian, b. 1950) Paintings
    Estimate
    $1,000 - $1,500
    Lot 33

    4 Kwame Akoto/Almighty God (Ghanaian, b. 1950) Paintin...

    Est.
    $1,000 - $1,500
  • Kwame Akoto/Almighty God (Ghanaian, b. 1950) "PALETTE MAN"
    Estimate
    $200 - $400
    Lot 34

    Kwame Akoto/Almighty God (Ghanaian, b. 1950) "PALETTE M...

    Est.
    $200 - $400
  • Kwame Akoto/Almighty God (Ghanaian, b. 1950) Just As Colors differ...
    Estimate
    $400 - $600
    Lot 35

    Kwame Akoto/Almighty God (Ghanaian, b. 1950) Just As Co...

    Est.
    $400 - $600
  • Kwame Akoto/Almighty God (Ghanaian, b. 1950)
    Estimate
    $200 - $400
    Lot 36

    Kwame Akoto/Almighty God (Ghanaian, b. 1950)

    Est.
    $200 - $400
  • Sadao Watanabe (Japanese, 1913-1996) Woodcut
    Estimate
    $400 - $600
    Lot 37

    Sadao Watanabe (Japanese, 1913-1996) Woodcut

    Est.
    $400 - $600
  • Sadao Watanabe (Japanese, 1913-1996) Woodcut, 1965
    Estimate
    $400 - $600
    Lot 38

    Sadao Watanabe (Japanese, 1913-1996) Woodcut, 1965

    Est.
    $400 - $600
  • Howard Finster (American, 1916-2001) Painted Wood Angel
    Estimate
    $800 - $1,200
    Lot 39

    Howard Finster (American, 1916-2001) Painted Wood Angel...

    Est.
    $800 - $1,200
  • Early Howard Finster (1916-2001) Vision Film, 1979
    Estimate
    $1,500 - $2,500
    Lot 40

    Early Howard Finster (1916-2001) Vision Film, 1979

    Est.
    $1,500 - $2,500
  • Howard Finster (American, 1916-2001) "Howard"
    Estimate
    $200 - $300
    Lot 41

    Howard Finster (American, 1916-2001) "Howard"

    Est.
    $200 - $300
  • Howard Finster (American, 1916-2001) Lion
    Estimate
    $200 - $300
    Lot 42

    Howard Finster (American, 1916-2001) Lion

    Est.
    $200 - $300
  • BF Perkins (American, 1904-1993) Painted Gourd
    Estimate
    $100 - $200
    Lot 43

    BF Perkins (American, 1904-1993) Painted Gourd

    Est.
    $100 - $200
  • Vintage Soapbox Derby Racer
    Estimate
    $300 - $500
    Lot 44

    Vintage Soapbox Derby Racer

    Est.
    $300 - $500
  • Antique Carved Wood Carousel Pig
    Estimate
    $400 - $600
    Lot 45

    Antique Carved Wood Carousel Pig

    Est.
    $400 - $600
  • Vintage Cheerleading Megaphone
    Estimate
    $100 - $200
    Lot 46

    Vintage Cheerleading Megaphone

    Est.
    $100 - $200
  • Ionel Talpazan (Romanian/American b. 1955) UFO
    Estimate
    $300 - $500
    Lot 47

    Ionel Talpazan (Romanian/American b. 1955) UFO

    Est.
    $300 - $500
  • Ionel Talpazan (Romanian/American b. 1955) UFO
    Estimate
    $300 - $500
    Lot 48

    Ionel Talpazan (Romanian/American b. 1955) UFO

    Est.
    $300 - $500

Auction Description

Collector's Eye:  Art and Artifacts From American Estates by Material Culture

Collector's Eye:  Art and Artifacts From American Estates. Live Auction: Saturday, March 26, 2016, 10AM EST. Exhibition: March 24-25, 11AM-5PM.

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Material Culture
Philadelphia, PA 19144
United States

bidsquare@materialculture.com

Phone:+12154384700

Buyer’s Premium

Start Premium (%)
$0 28.00

Bid Increments

Start Increments ($)
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

Shipping Info

Shipping

Buyer Pays Shipping Cost.

YOU must make arrangements with one of the packers/shippers below or one of your own choosing. YOU will deal directly with shippers in regards to the cost and payment of the packing and shipping of your item(s). YOU must make arrangements for the shipper to take possession of your items(s).

Shippers:

US Mailroom: 45 East City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA (610)668-4181, email info@usmailroom.net;

Philadelphia Mailroom: TEL: (215) 745-1100, FAX: (215) 745-1102, or EMAIL: pa.mail@earthlink.net

The Packaging Store email hello@PackandShipNow.com or telephone 215-361-6940;

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Terms and Conditions of Sale

The property offered and sold through New Material Culture, Inc.'s (hereinafter MC) public auctions (hereinafter the Property) shall be offered and sold pursuant to the terms and conditions set forth below (hereinafter the Agreement). This Agreement constitutes the complete statement of the terms and conditions pursuant to which all Property is offered for sale. By bidding at the auction,whether in person, by agent, in writing, by telephone, internet bid or any other means, the buyer of the Property (hereinafter the Buyer) agrees to be bound by this Agreement.

PROPERTY SOLD AS IS. All Property is sold as is, where is, with all faults. Neither MC nor any consignor makes any guarantees, warranties or representations, expressed or implied with respect to the Property or the correctness of the catalogue or any other description of the Property. In no event shall MC or the consignor be responsible for the correctness, nor be deemed to have made any representation or warranty, of description, genuineness, authorship, attribution, provenance, period, culture, source, origin or condition of the Property. No statement made at the sale, or in the bill of sale, or invoice or elsewhere shall be deemed such a guarantee, warranty or representation.

WITHDRAWAL OF PROPERTY. MC reserves the right to withdraw any Property at any time for any reason and to default any sale in the event of an error or dispute.

COPYRIGHT AND REPRODUCTION RIGHTS. MC and its consignors make no warranty or representation, express or implied, that the Buyer will acquire any copyright or reproduction rights to any Property sold. MC expressly reserves the right to reproduce any image of the Property sold in the catalogue. The copyright in all images, illustrations and written material produced by or for MC relating to Property, including the contents of the catalogue, is, and shall remain at all times, the property of MC and shall not be used by the Buyer, nor by anyone else, without MCs prior written consent.

EXAMINATION OF PROPERTY. All Property is available for examination prior to bidding. The Buyers bidding signifies that the Buyer has examined the Property as fully as desired or has chosen not to examine the Property. MC recommends that prospective bidders examine all items in which they have an interest prior to bidding.

BIDDING.RESERVES . Some of the Property in the sale is offered subject to a reserve. The reserve is a confidential minimum price agreed upon by the consignor and MC below which the lot will not be sold. In most cases, the reserve will be set below the estimated range, but in no case will it exceed the estimates listed. If Property is offered with a reserve price the bidding will begin at that price. Otherwise, bidding will begin at a price appropriate in the auctioneers discretion. The auctioneer always reserves the right to withdraw Property for any reason he deems appropriate. At the auctioneers discretion, no bid of less than one half the low estimate will be accepted from any source, including but not limited to: phone bidding, absentee bidding, internet bidding or bidding in person at the auction.

ORDER OF BIDS. Unless otherwise announced by the auctioneer, all bids are per lot as numbered in the catalogue. MC reserves the right to determine any and all matters regarding the order, precedence or appropriate increment of bids or the constitution of lots.

ABSENTEE AND PHONE BIDDING. Absentee and phone bidding are permitted by 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 EST the day before the auction. No additional phone bids will be accepted at such time including additions when speaking with a staff person on the phone. Written absentee bids may be 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 estimate, and gives the auctioneer the authority to open the bidding at that level, or to open the bidding on a lot with a printed reserve at the reserve price. 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.

CUT BIDS. We do not accept cut bids, (bids less than the last interval) from the floor or from absentee bidders including phone and internet bidders. Thus, it is possible that a lot could go to another bidder for less than an absentee bid. For example, if the bids are progressing in $10 dollar increments and an absentee falls at a $5 increment we will not take the bid since it is less than the $10 increment.

Following are general guidelines for bidding increments:
$0-$100 by $10 increments
$100-$500 by $25 increments
$500-$1,000 by $50 increments
$1,000 $3,000 by $100 increments
$3,000-$5,000 by $250 increments
$5,000-$10,000 by $500 increments
$10,000-$30,000 by $1,000 increments
$30,000-$50,000 by $2,500 increments
$50,000-$100,000 by $5,000 increments
$100,000-$200,000 by $10,000 increments
Above $200,000 auctioneers discretion

HIGHEST BIDDER. The highest bidder as determined by the auctioneer shall be the Buyer. In the case of a disputed bid, the auctioneer shall have sole discretion in determining the Buyer and may also, at his or her election, withdraw the Property or reoffer the Property for sale. The auctioneer shall have sole discretion to refuse any bid, or refuse to acknowledge any bidder. At such time as the auctioneer has declared Property sold to a given Buyer, said Buyer thereupon assumes full risk and responsibility for the Property, agrees to sign any requested confirmation of purchase, and agrees to pay the full price, plus Buyers Premium, therefore or such part, upon such terms as MC may require.

PAYMENT. Payment is due within 7 business days. Payment must be made by cash, approved check, wire transfer, Mastercard or Visa credit cards. MC reserves the right to require bank checks for purchases over $5,000. Personal checks will be acceptable only if credit has been established with MC or if a bank authorization has been received guaranteeing a personal check. MC reserves the right to hold Property purchased by personal check until the check has cleared the bank. Buyer agrees to pay MC a handling charge of $25.00 for any check dishonored by the drawee. MC reserves the right to not issue a Buyers number or to withhold merchandise if appropriate credit has not been established. Credit arrangements must be made by the Friday prior to the day of auction so bank statements can be verified. Any bidder that plans on spending in excess of $100,000 should make arrangements with the MC accounting department at least five (5) days in advance of the sale, as a deposit may be required to participate. All Property purchased must be paid for no later than 5 pm EST on the seventh business day following the sale. MC may impose, and the Buyer agrees to pay, a monthly interest charge of 1.5% of the purchase price of any Property not paid by the Buyer within thirty (30) days of the date of sale. MC reserves the right to rescind any sale of Property in the event payment is not received within seven (7) business days of the sale.

BUYERS PREMIUM. A Buyers premium of 25% will be applied to the purchase price of all Property.

REMOVAL OF PROPERTY. All items must be picked up, or shipping arrangements made, within two weeks of the day of sale. Items not collected or shipped by the 15th day following the sale will incur storage fees at a rate of $5.00 per lot per day regardless of the size or value of the lot. Items not collected by the 30th day following the sale may be sold by MC or sent by MC to a public warehouse at the sole risk of, and charge to, the Buyer and MC may prohibit the Buyer from participating, directly or indirectly, as a bidder or purchaser in any future sale. No Property may be removed from MCs premises until the Buyer has paid in full the purchase price including Buyers premium. MC shall have no liability for any damage to Property left on its premises after the auction. A defaulting Buyer will be deemed to have granted and assigned to MC a continuing security interest of first priority in any Property or money of, or owing to such Buyer in MCs possession, and MC may retain and apply such Property or money as collateral security for the obligations due to MC. MC shall have all of the rights accorded a secured party under the Pennsylvania Uniform Commercial Code.

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TAXES. All purchases are subject to Pennsylvania sales tax unless the Buyer possesses a Pennsylvania sales tax exemption number. Exemption numbers from other states are accepted in Pennsylvania if presented with a business card or letterhead. Dealers, museums, and other qualifying parties can apply for a Pennsylvania exemption number prior to the auction. Buyer is responsible for any and all tariffs, taxes and assessments that might be made on the Property. International Buyers are responsible for tariffs, taxes, or assessments of shipped items to the Buyers country.

IMPORT/EXPORT RESTRICTIONS. Some property that is sold at auction can be subject to laws governing export from the United States, such as items that include material from some endangered species. Import restrictions from foreign countries are subject to these same governing laws. Granting of licensing for import or export of Property from local authorities is the sole responsibility of the Buyer. Denial or delay of licensing will not constitute cancellation or delay in payment for the total purchase price of said Property.

BUYERS BREACH. If the Buyer breaches any of its obligations under this Agreement, including its obligation to pay in full the purchase price of all Property for which it is the highest successful bidder, MC may exercise all of its rights and remedies under the law including, without limitation, (a) cancelling the sale and applying any payments made by the Buyer to the damages caused by the Buyers breach, and/or (b) offering at public auction, without reserve, any lot or item for which the Buyer has failed to pay in full the purchase price, holding the Buyer liable for any deficiency plus all costs of sale.

GOVERNING LAW. These conditions of sale shall be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (excluding the laws applicable to conflicts or choice of law). The Buyer agrees that any suit for the enforcement of this Agreement may be brought, and any action against MC in connection with the transactions contemplated by this Agreement shall be brought, in the courts of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania or any federal court sitting therein. The Buyer consents to the nonexclusive jurisdiction of such courts and waives objections that it may now or hereafter have to the venue of any such suit.

AMENDMENTS TO TERMS AND CONDITIONS. No claimed modification or amendment of this Agreement on the part of any party shall be deemed extant, enforceable or provable unless it is in writing that has been signed by the parties to this Agreement. No course of dealing and no delay or omission on the part of MC in exercising any right under this Agreement shall operate as a waiver of such right or any other right and waiver on any one or more occasions shall not be construed as a bar to or waiver of any right or remedy of MC on any future occasion.