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  • Gorham Sterling Silver Card Tray, Providence, Rhode Island, 1873, center engraved with the Townshend family's coat of arms and inscribe
    Estimate
    $50 - $100
    Lot 1001

    Gorham Sterling Silver Card Tray, Providence, Rhode Isl...

    Est.
    $50 - $100
  • Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver Oval Serving Dish, New York, c. 1875-91, artichoke finial with ribbons below, detailed floral border on r
    Estimate
    $500 - $700
    Lot 1002

    Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver Oval Serving Dish, New Yo...

    Est.
    $500 - $700
  • Gorham Sterling Silver Ewer, Providence, Rhode Island, 1896, urn-form with pearl border at rim and base, ht. 13 1/2 in., approx. 31.75
    Estimate
    $400 - $600
    Lot 1003

    Gorham Sterling Silver Ewer, Providence, Rhode Island, ...

    Est.
    $400 - $600
  • Dominick & Haff Sterling Silver Basket, New York, c. 1899, bust of a woman on each side of a hinged handle, floral rim, reticulated bod
    Estimate
    $400 - $600
    Lot 1004

    Dominick & Haff Sterling Silver Basket, New York, c. 18...

    Est.
    $400 - $600
  • Gorham Four-piece Sterling Silver Tea Service, Providence, Rhode Island, 1904, Federal Revival style, angular ebony handles and urn fin
    Estimate
    $800 - $1,200
    Lot 1005

    Gorham Four-piece Sterling Silver Tea Service, Providen...

    Est.
    $800 - $1,200
  • Black, Starr & Frost Sterling Silver Center Bowl, New York, late 19th/early 20th century, tulip and ribbon border, foliate and floral p
    Estimate
    $500 - $700
    Lot 1006

    Black, Starr & Frost Sterling Silver Center Bowl, New Y...

    Est.
    $500 - $700
  • Five Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver Serving Pieces, New York, late 19th century and early 20th century, including two Japanese pattern s
    Estimate
    $300 - $500
    Lot 1007

    Five Tiffany & Co. Sterling Silver Serving Pieces, New ...

    Est.
    $300 - $500
  • Pair of Silver-plated Two-light Wall Sconces, in the shape of a shield with bouquet detail in a lamp at top and lion motif at bottom, h
    Estimate
    $75 - $150
    Lot 1008

    Pair of Silver-plated Two-light Wall Sconces, in the sh...

    Est.
    $75 - $150
  • Pair of Gorham Sterling Silver Candlesticks, Providence, Rhode Island, 20th century, monogrammed "T," weighted, ht. 5 in. Provenance: T
    Estimate
    $50 - $75
    Lot 1009

    Pair of Gorham Sterling Silver Candlesticks, Providence...

    Est.
    $50 - $75
  • Spaulding & Co. Sterling Silver Three-piece Tea Service, Chicago, Illinois, 20th century, tapering hexagonal bodies, floral festoon eng
    Estimate
    $300 - $500
    Lot 1010

    Spaulding & Co. Sterling Silver Three-piece Tea Service...

    Est.
    $300 - $500
  • Three Cocktail Items, a Reed & Barton, c. 1953, silver-plated trophy cocktail shaker inscribed "Orange County Amateur All-Age-Second 19
    Estimate
    $50 - $75
    Lot 1011

    Three Cocktail Items, a Reed & Barton, c. 1953, silver-...

    Est.
    $50 - $75
  • Wallace Silversmiths Sterling Silver Trophy Pitcher, Wallingford, Connecticut, mid-20th century, inscribed "Raynham's Beau Memorial Tro
    Estimate
    $200 - $300
    Lot 1012

    Wallace Silversmiths Sterling Silver Trophy Pitcher, Wa...

    Est.
    $200 - $300
  • Manchester Silver Co. Valenciennes Pattern Sterling Silver Flatware Service, Providence, Rhode Island, mid-20th century, including twel
    Estimate
    $600 - $800
    Lot 1013

    Manchester Silver Co. Valenciennes Pattern Sterling Sil...

    Est.
    $600 - $800
  • Thirty-eight Pieces of Silver Flatware, twenty-five pieces of a Wm. B. Durgin Co. sterling flatware set in the same pattern, including
    Estimate
    $200 - $300
    Lot 1014

    Thirty-eight Pieces of Silver Flatware, twenty-five pie...

    Est.
    $200 - $300
  • Birks Sterling Silver Tray, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 1946, Chippendale border, on four feet, marked "Original Hall Marked 1732" on bot
    Estimate
    $400 - $600
    Lot 1015

    Birks Sterling Silver Tray, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 1...

    Est.
    $400 - $600
  • Eight Mostly Sterling Silver Personal Items, two sterling silver floral repoussé brushes, one Gorham, monogrammed, the other Dominic &
    Estimate
    $100 - $200
    Lot 1016

    Eight Mostly Sterling Silver Personal Items, two sterli...

    Est.
    $100 - $200
  • Two Gold Items, 14kt gold mesh coin purse with loop handle and bottom tassel, overall lg. 13, 62.0 dwt; French 18kt gold matchsafe, mak
    Estimate
    $1,500 - $2,500
    Lot 1017

    Two Gold Items, 14kt gold mesh coin purse with loop han...

    Est.
    $1,500 - $2,500
  • Art Nouveau Cobalt Glass and Silver-plated Center Bowl, early 20th century, reticulated silver-plate stand with butterfly motif on each
    Estimate
    $200 - $300
    Lot 1018

    Art Nouveau Cobalt Glass and Silver-plated Center Bowl,...

    Est.
    $200 - $300
  • Seven Pieces of Silver Hollowware, an English sterling box with wood insert bearing marks for London 1906, monogrammed on lid, lg. 8; a
    Estimate
    $300 - $500
    Lot 1019

    Seven Pieces of Silver Hollowware, an English sterling ...

    Est.
    $300 - $500
  • English Silver-plated Hot Water Kettle, oval body, lion mask pendant handles, raised on four paw cabriole legs atop a rectangular base
    Estimate
    $200 - $300
    Lot 1020

    English Silver-plated Hot Water Kettle, oval body, lion...

    Est.
    $200 - $300
  • Georg Jensen-style Sterling Silver Creamer and Sugar, 20th century, unidentified maker's mark, bulbous bodies with loop handles; creame
    Estimate
    $100 - $200
    Lot 1021

    Georg Jensen-style Sterling Silver Creamer and Sugar, 2...

    Est.
    $100 - $200
  • Fritz Heimburger .826 Silver Fish Serving Set, Copenhagen, Denmark, c. 1925 and 1927, Christian F. Heise, assay master, including a for
    Estimate
    $200 - $300
    Lot 1022

    Fritz Heimburger .826 Silver Fish Serving Set, Copenhag...

    Est.
    $200 - $300
  • Hanau Silver-cased Etched Glass Decanter, Hanau, Germany, c. 1874-1926, probably Storck & Sinsheimer, maker, featuring cherubs playing
    Estimate
    $100 - $200
    Lot 1023

    Hanau Silver-cased Etched Glass Decanter, Hanau, German...

    Est.
    $100 - $200
  • Russian Faberge Silver-mounted Cut Glass Pitcher, Moscow, early 20th century, silver spout and handle featuring foliate swags with flor
    Estimate
    $200 - $400
    Lot 1024

    Russian Faberge Silver-mounted Cut Glass Pitcher, Mosco...

    Est.
    $200 - $400
  • Russian Niello and .875 Silver Cigar Box, Moscow, 1878, maker's mark in Cyrillic for Ivan Khelbnikov, assay master Ivan Yefimovich Kons
    Estimate
    $400 - $600
    Lot 1025

    Russian Niello and .875 Silver Cigar Box, Moscow, 1878,...

    Est.
    $400 - $600
  • Russian Plique-à-jour and .916 Silver-gilt Case, Moscow, c. 1835-82, maker's mark in Cyrillic for Mikhail Ovchinnikov, featuring birds
    Estimate
    $400 - $600
    Lot 1026

    Russian Plique-à-jour and .916 Silver-gilt Case, Mosco...

    Est.
    $400 - $600
  • Russian Niello and .875 Silver Pitcher, Moscow, c. 1887, unidentified maker's mark "GI," assay master probably Vladimir Stepanovich Smi
    Estimate
    $500 - $700
    Lot 1027

    Russian Niello and .875 Silver Pitcher, Moscow, c. 1887...

    Est.
    $500 - $700
  • Five Russian Enamel and .875 Silver-gilt Boxes, Moscow, late 19th to early 20th century, including a round box with lid bearing Cyrilli
    Estimate
    $700 - $900
    Lot 1028

    Five Russian Enamel and .875 Silver-gilt Boxes, Moscow,...

    Est.
    $700 - $900
  • Russian .875 Silver-gilt and Cloisonné Enamel Salt Cellar, Moscow, 1891, maker's mark in Cyrillic "IC," possibly for Ivan Saltykov, ass
    Estimate
    $500 - $700
    Lot 1029

    Russian .875 Silver-gilt and Cloisonné Enamel Salt Cel...

    Est.
    $500 - $700
  • Russian Enamel and .916 Silver-gilt Tea Caddy, Moscow, 1892, Cyrillic maker's mark possibly for Antip Kuzmichev, master assayer Anatoly
    Estimate
    $600 - $800
    Lot 1030

    Russian Enamel and .916 Silver-gilt Tea Caddy, Moscow, ...

    Est.
    $600 - $800
  • Russian Enamel and .875 Silver-gilt Cased Open Salt Set, Moscow, 1893, maker's mark in Cyrillic "CK," possibly Stepan Levin, assay mast
    Estimate
    $400 - $600
    Lot 1031

    Russian Enamel and .875 Silver-gilt Cased Open Salt Set...

    Est.
    $400 - $600
  • Russian .916 Silver Bowl, St. Petersburg, Russia, c. 1894, maker's mark in Cyrillic with "IP" overmarked, possibly for Julius Rappoport
    Estimate
    $400 - $600
    Lot 1032

    Russian .916 Silver Bowl, St. Petersburg, Russia, c. 18...

    Est.
    $400 - $600
  • Three Russian Enamel Silver Spoons, Moscow, late 19th to early 20th century, including a .875 silver-gilt dessert spoon, c. 1882-99, lg
    Estimate
    $200 - $300
    Lot 1033

    Three Russian Enamel Silver Spoons, Moscow, late 19th t...

    Est.
    $200 - $300
  • Russian Enamel and .875 Silver-gilt Teapot, Moscow, late 19th century, bearing Cyrillic maker's mark for Mikhail Ovchinnikov and the fi
    Estimate
    $600 - $800
    Lot 1034

    Russian Enamel and .875 Silver-gilt Teapot, Moscow, lat...

    Est.
    $600 - $800
  • Twelve Russian Enamel Pieces, Moscow, late 19th century, including a .875 silver-gilt charka bearing Cyrillic maker's mark "GK," ht. 1
    Estimate
    $500 - $700
    Lot 1035

    Twelve Russian Enamel Pieces, Moscow, late 19th century...

    Est.
    $500 - $700
  • Three Russian Enamel and .875 Silver Vessels, Moscow, late 19th to early 20th century, including a kvosh bearing the second kokoshnik m
    Estimate
    $400 - $600
    Lot 1036

    Three Russian Enamel and .875 Silver Vessels, Moscow, l...

    Est.
    $400 - $600
  • Three Russian Enamel and Silver Vessels, Moscow and St. Petersburg, late 19th to early 20th century, including a .916 silver-gilt Faber
    Estimate
    $500 - $700
    Lot 1037

    Three Russian Enamel and Silver Vessels, Moscow and St....

    Est.
    $500 - $700
  • Fourteen Russian Enamel and .875 Silver Spoons, Moscow and St. Petersburg, late 19th to early 20th century, most bearing indistinct mak
    Estimate
    $400 - $600
    Lot 1038

    Fourteen Russian Enamel and .875 Silver Spoons, Moscow ...

    Est.
    $400 - $600
  • Seven Russian Enamel Cups, Moscow, late 19th to early 20th century, including one plique-à-jour and six .875 silver-gilt cups, three be
    Estimate
    $500 - $700
    Lot 1039

    Seven Russian Enamel Cups, Moscow, late 19th to early 2...

    Est.
    $500 - $700
  • Russian .875 Silver and Enamel Perfume and Plique-à-Jour Box, Russia, early 20th century, perfume with floral motif on bottle and a han
    Estimate
    $200 - $300
    Lot 1040

    Russian .875 Silver and Enamel Perfume and Plique-à-Jo...

    Est.
    $200 - $300
  • Russian .875 Silver-gilt and Cloisonné Enamel Kvosh, Moscow, c. 1908-26, bearing the second kokoshnik mark, maker's mark in Cyrillic, s
    Estimate
    $1,000 - $1,500
    Lot 1041

    Russian .875 Silver-gilt and Cloisonné Enamel Kvosh, M...

    Est.
    $1,000 - $1,500
  • Viennese Silver-gilt and Enameled Tankard, Austria, heavily decorated with a warrior finial atop a domed cover with allover enameled ca
    Estimate
    $1,000 - $2,000
    Lot 1042

    Viennese Silver-gilt and Enameled Tankard, Austria, hea...

    Est.
    $1,000 - $2,000
  • Viennese Enameled Jewelry Box, Austria, tiered cabinet with gilt-metal figures and numerous enameled panels and columns to each side, t
    Estimate
    $800 - $1,200
    Lot 1043

    Viennese Enameled Jewelry Box, Austria, tiered cabinet ...

    Est.
    $800 - $1,200
  • Royal Vienna Porcelain Service with Tray, Austria, 19th century, enamel decorated and gilded to a cobalt ground, consisting of a covere
    Estimate
    $1,000 - $2,000
    Lot 1044

    Royal Vienna Porcelain Service with Tray, Austria, 19th...

    Est.
    $1,000 - $2,000
  • Two KPM Berlin Porcelain Portrait Plates, Germany, late 19th century, each polychrome enameled and with raised gold borders, one signed
    Estimate
    $300 - $500
    Lot 1045

    Two KPM Berlin Porcelain Portrait Plates, Germany, late...

    Est.
    $300 - $500
  • Dresden Porcelain Plaque of the Sistine Madonna, Germany, late 19th century, polychrome enamel decorated after Raphael's Sistine Madonn
    Estimate
    $2,000 - $4,000
    Lot 1046

    Dresden Porcelain Plaque of the Sistine Madonna, German...

    Est.
    $2,000 - $4,000
  • Two KPM Painted Porcelain Plaques, Germany, one of the Duchess of Devonshire, the other St. John as a youth, ht. 7 3/4 and 7 in., not e
    Estimate
    $800 - $1,200
    Lot 1047

    Two KPM Painted Porcelain Plaques, Germany, one of the ...

    Est.
    $800 - $1,200
  • KPM Berlin Porcelain Hand-painted Plaque of a Nymph, Germany, c. 1900, rectangular shape, enamel decorated, and with impressed marks, s
    Estimate
    $600 - $800
    Lot 1048

    KPM Berlin Porcelain Hand-painted Plaque of a Nymph, Ge...

    Est.
    $600 - $800

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A Gilded Age: NE Collects Europe by Skinner
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A. Conditions of Sale 1. Some of the lots in this sale are offered subject to a reserve. The reserve is a confidential minimum price agreed upon by the consignor and Skinner, Inc. 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. A representative of Skinner, Inc. will execute such reserves by bidding for the consignor. In any event and whether or not a lot is subject to a reserve, the auctioneer may reject any bid or raise not commensurate with the value of such lot. 2. All property is sold “as is,” and neither the auctioneer nor any consignor makes any warranties or representation of any kind or nature with respect to the property, and in no event shall they be responsible for the correctness, nor deemed to have made any representation or warranty, of description, genuineness, authorship, attribution, provenance, period, culture, source, origin, or condition of the property and no statement made at the sale, or in the bill of sale, or invoice or elsewhere shall be deemed such a warranty of representation or an assumption of liability. 3. Except as provided in paragraph 1 above, the highest bidder as determined by the auctioneer shall be the purchaser. In the case of a disputed bid, the auctioneer shall have sole discretion in determining the purchaser and may also, at his or her election, withdraw the lot or reoffer the lot for sale. The auctioneer shall have sole discretion to refuse any bid, or refuse to acknowledge any bidder. Any bidder that plans on spending in excess of $100,000 should make arrangements with the accounting department at least five (5) days in advance of the sale, as a deposit may be required to participate. 4. All merchandise purchased must be paid for and removed from the premises the day of the auction. Skinner Inc. may impose, and the purchaser agrees to pay, a monthly interest charge of 1.5% of the purchase price of any lot or item lot not paid for within thirty-five (35) days of the date of sale. Skinner, Inc. shall have no liability for any damage or loss to property left on its premises for more than seven (7) days from the date of sale. If any property has not been removed within seven (7) days from the date of sale, at the option of Skinner, Inc. (a) Skinner Inc. reserves the right to charge a minimum storage fee of $10 per lot per day, and may impose, and the purchaser agrees to pay, a monthly storage charge of 1.5% of the purchase price of any lot or portion of a lot not removed within the seven (7) days, and/or (b) Skinner Inc. may place the merchandise in a subsequent auction, without Reserve, to be sold to the highest bidder, and after deducting the standard commission and any additional charges that may apply, remit the proceeds to the purchaser. 5. Skinner accepts cash or check for payment. Personal checks will be acceptable only if credit has been established with Skinner, Inc. or if a bank authorization has been received guaranteeing a personal check. Skinner, Inc. reserves the right to hold merchandise purchased by personal check until the check has cleared the bank. The purchaser agrees to pay Skinner, Inc. a handling charge of $25.00 for any check dishonored by the drawee. Please contact Accounting for additional payment methods. Skinner does not accept payment by credit card for merchandise purchases. 6. If the purchaser breaches any of its obligations under these Conditions of Sale, including its obligation to pay in full the purchase price of all items for which it was the highest successful bidder, Skinner Inc. may exercise all of its rights and remedies under the law including, without limitation, (a) canceling the sale and applying any payments made by the purchaser to the damages caused by the purchaser’s breach, and/or (b) offering at public auction, without reserve, any lot or item for which the purchaser has breached any of its obligations, including its obligation to pay in full the purchase price, holding the purchaser liable for any deficiency plus all costs of sale. 7. In no event will the liability of Skinner, Inc. to any purchaser with respect to any item exceed the purchase price actually paid by such purchaser for such item. 8. Shipping is the responsibility of the purchaser. Upon request, our staff will provide the list of shippers who deliver to destinations within the United States and overseas. Some property that is sold at auction can be subject to laws governing export from the U.S., 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 goods 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 these lots. 9. Sales in Massachusetts, Florida, New York, and Maine are subject to the respective current sales taxes. Dealers, museums, and other qualifying parties may be exempt from sales tax upon submission of proper documentation. 10. A premium equal to 25% of the final bid price up to and including $250,000, plus 20% of the final bid price from $250,001 up to and including $3,000,000, plus 12% of the final bid price from $3,000,001 and over will be applied to each lot sold, to be paid by the buyer as part of the purchase price. 11. Bidding on any item indicates your acceptance of these terms and all other terms printed within, posted, and announced at the time of sale whether bidding in person, through a representative, by phone, by Internet, or other absentee bid. 12. Skinner, Inc. and its consignors make no warranty or representation, express or implied, that the purchaser will acquire any copyright or reproduction rights to any lot sold. Skinner, Inc. expressly reserves the right to reproduce any image of the lots sold in this catalog. The copyright in all images, illustrations and written material produced by or for Skinner, Inc. relating to a lot, including the contents of this catalog, is, and shall remain at all times, the property of Skinner, Inc. and shall not be used by the purchaser, nor by anyone else, without our prior written consent. 13. These conditions of sale shall be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (excluding the laws applicable to conflicts or choice of law). The buyer/bidder agrees that any suit for the enforcement of this agreement may be brought, and any action against Skinner in connection with the transactions contemplated by this agreement shall be brought, in the courts of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts or any federal court sitting therein. The bidder/buyer consents to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts and waives objections that it may now or hereafter have to the venue of any such suit. B. Skinner, Inc. & Lower Falls Wine Co. Conditions of Sale – Fine Wines/Fine Wines – Online Auction 1. All bidders and buyers of wine must be at least 21 years of age and shall present satisfying legal documentation of this at auction. In the event the buyer is a partnership or corporate entity, the receiver of the wine shall furnish proof fulfilling this criteria. 2. Some of the lots in this sale are offered subject to a reserve. The reserve is a confidential minimum price agreed upon by the consignor and Skinner, Inc., 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. A representative of Skinner, Inc. will execute such reserves by bidding for the consignor. In any event, and whether or not a lot is subject to a reserve, Skinner, Inc. and Lower Falls Wine Co. may reject any bid or raise not commensurate with the value of such lot. 3. All property is sold “as is,” and neither Skinner, Inc. and Lower Falls Wine Co. nor any consignor makes any warranties or representation or any kind or nature with respect to the property, and in no event shall they be responsible for the correctness, nor deemed to have made any representation or warranty, or description, genuineness, authorship, attribution, provenance, period, culture, source, origin, or condition of the property and no statement made at the sale, or in the bill of sale, or invoice, or in the catalog, or elsewhere shall be deemed such a warranty of representation or an assumption of liability. Prospective buyers are urged to inspect those lots they have interest in. 4. Except as provided in paragraph 1 above, the highest bidder as determined by Skinner, Inc. shall be the purchaser. In the case of a disputed bid, the auctioneer shall have sole discretion in determining the purchaser and may also, at his or her election, withdraw the lot or reoffer the lot for sale. The auctioneer shall have sole discretion to refuse any bid, or refuse to acknowledge any bidder. Please note Massachusetts state law requires all purchasers of alcoholic beverages be at least 21 years of age. Any bidder that plans on spending in excess of $100,000 should make arrangements with the accounting department at least five (5) days in advance of the sale, as a deposit may be required to participate. 5. All merchandise purchased is payable directly to Skinner Inc., and must be paid for the day of the auction. All merchandise must be removed from Lower Falls Wine Co. within forty five (45) days of the auction, and in no event shall Skinner Inc. or Lower Falls Wine Co. have any liability for any damage to property left on its premises for more than fourteen (14) days after the sale. Lower Falls Wine Co. may impose, and the purchaser agrees to pay, a monthly storage fee per lot as determined by Lower Falls Wine Co. (see Collection of Wines). If any property has not been removed within forty five (45) days from the date of sale, at the option of Skinner, Inc. and Lower Falls Wine Co. (a) the merchandise may be transferred to and stored at a bonded warehouse and the purchaser agrees to pay all transfer and storage expenses, and/or (b) Skinner Inc. and Lower Falls Wine Co. may place the merchandise in a subsequent auction, without Reserve, to be sold to the highest bidder, and after deducting the standard commission and any additional charges that may apply, remit the proceeds to the purchaser. 6. Acceptable forms of payment are cash, good check, or wire transfers, payable in U.S. dollars. Checks will be acceptable only if credit has been established with Skinner or if a bank authorization has been received guaranteeing the check. Skinner, Inc. and Lower Falls Wine Co. reserve the right to hold merchandise purchased until the funds have cleared the bank. The purchaser agrees to pay Skinner and/or Lower Falls Wine Co. a handling charge of $25.00 for any check dishonored by the drawee. 7. If the purchaser breaches any of its obligations under these Conditions of Sale, including its obligation to pay in full the purchase price of all items for which it was the highest successful bidder, Skinner Inc. and Lower Falls Wine Co. may exercise all of its rights and remedies under the law including, without limitation, (a) canceling the sale and applying any payments made by the purchaser to the damages caused by the purchaser’s breach, and/or (b) offering at public auction, without reserve, any lot or item for which the purchaser has breached any of its obligations, including its obligation to pay in full the purchase price, holding the purchaser liable for any deficiency plus all costs of sale. 8. In no event will the liability of Skinner, Inc. and Lower Falls Wine Co. to any purchaser with respect to any item exceed the purchase price actually paid by such purchaser for such item. 9. Lower Falls Wine Co. may, in their discretion and at purchaser’s request, package and arrange for delivery as directed by the purchaser. In such event, purchaser agrees that (a) all such packaging, handling and delivery is at the sole risk of the purchaser and that Skinner, Inc. and Lower Falls Wine Co. shall have no liability for any loss or damage to such items, and (b) purchaser shall pay in advance, all packaging expenses, including labor, materials, carriers fees and all insurance charges. Please arrange seventy-two (72) hours in advance for collection and delivery. Purchaser shall make itself aware of the limitations and restrictions imposed by various states in regards to the transportation and importation of alcoholic beverages and purchaser has the sole responsibility to research and comply with all permit and licensing requirements. Neither Skinner, Inc. nor Lower Falls Wine Co. shall be responsible for obtaining any permits or licenses on behalf of purchaser and no sale shall be cancelled or refunded for lack of purchaser’s noncompliance with permitting and licensing issues. (Please see Collection of Wines) 10. A premium equal to 25% of the final bid price up to and including $250,000, plus 20% of the final bid price from $250,001 up to and including $3,000,000, plus 12% of the final bid price from $3,000,001 and over will be applied to each lot sold, to be paid by the buyer as part of the purchase price. 11. Bidding on any item indicates your acceptance of these terms and all other terms printed within, posted, and announced at the time of sale whether bidding in person, through a representative, by phone, by Internet, or other absentee bid. 12. Skinner, Inc. and its consignors make no warranty or representation, express or implied, that the purchaser will acquire any copyright or reproduction rights to any lot sold. Skinner, Inc. expressly reserves the right to reproduce any image of the lots sold in this catalog. The copyright in all images, illustrations and written material produced by or for Skinner, Inc. relating to a lot, including the contents of this catalog, is, and shall remain at all times, the property of Skinner, Inc. and shall not be used by the purchaser, nor by anyone else, without our prior written consent. 13. These conditions of sale shall be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (excluding the laws applicable to conflicts or choice of law). The buyer/bidder agrees that any suit for the enforcement of this agreement may be brought, and any action against Skinner in connection with the transactions contemplated by this agreement shall be brought, in the courts of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts or any federal court sitting therein. The bidder/buyer consents to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts and waives objections that it may now or hereafter have to the venue of any such suit. C. Firearms 1. Post-1898 firearms must be registered in compliance with federal law. 2. Federal Firearms License purchases only. 3. To purchase with a Curio & Relic License, the gun must be listed as acceptable on the ATF list for collectors of curios. www.atf.gov/sites/default/files/assets/pdf-files/p-5300-11-firearms-curios-or-relics-list.pdf 4. Bidder must provide FFL information upon registration to bid. We highly recommend registering in advance, please contact William Madden at 508.970.3283. 5. Bidders who do not have a valid FFL must provide Skinner with a license for an FFL transfer agent upon registering to bid, and upon receipt of the agent’s FFL, the firearm must be shipped to the transfer agent, not the buyer/winner of the auction. 6. A transfer agent can charge for handling the transfer. It is the buyer/winner’s responsibility to pay for and make arrangements for an agent prior to registering to bid. CONDITION OF FIREARMS AND ANTIQUE ARMS. Skinner, Inc. (“Skinner”) makes no warranties or representations whatsoever, and no employee or consultant of Skinner, Inc. has the authority to make any warranties or representations, concerning any firearms or antique arms, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES REGARDING MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR USE OR PURPOSE, as well as any express or implied warranties or representations regarding the operation, condition, reliability, safety to store or transport, or legality to purchase, own, store, transport or resell any firearms or antique arms. Use of any firearms or antique arms purchased at Skinner is entirely at the user’s risk. Skinner recommends that all weapons purchased at auction be examined by a competent gunsmith. Skinner disclaims any liability whatsoever for accident, injury or damage resulting to any person or property from the purchase, sale, transport, storage or use of any firearms or antique arms purchased through Skinner. All other Terms & Conditions of Sale at Skinner remain applicable, please refer to Conditions of Sale