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The Gentleman's Auction

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  • Franco Rocco "Scaccomatto" Chess Set and Board
    Estimate
    $2,000 - $3,000
    Lot 1001

    Franco Rocco "Scaccomatto" Chess Set and Board

    Est.
    $2,000 - $3,000
  • Harvard Campus Visitor's Map
    Estimate
    $3,000 - $5,000
    Lot 1002

    Harvard Campus Visitor's Map

    Est.
    $3,000 - $5,000
  • After Frederic Remington (American, 1861-1909)
    Estimate
    $1,000 - $3,000
    Lot 1003

    After Frederic Remington (American, 1861-1909)

    Est.
    $1,000 - $3,000
  • Cartier Jardiniere
    Estimate
    $400 - $600
    Lot 1004

    Cartier Jardiniere

    Est.
    $400 - $600
  • Jack Daniel's Drinking Set
    Estimate
    $300 - $400
    Lot 1005

    Jack Daniel's Drinking Set

    Est.
    $300 - $400
  • Gold Dunhill Lighter
    Estimate
    $800 - $1,200
    Lot 1006

    Gold Dunhill Lighter

    Est.
    $800 - $1,200
  • Rene Vincent Advertising Poster
    Estimate
    $300 - $500
    Lot 1007

    Rene Vincent Advertising Poster

    Est.
    $300 - $500
  • Champions Forever Signed Boxing Glove
    Estimate
    $1,000 - $2,000
    Lot 1008

    Champions Forever Signed Boxing Glove

    Est.
    $1,000 - $2,000
  • Night Club Dress Shirts Art Deco Advertising Panel
    Estimate
    $200 - $250
    Lot 1009

    Night Club Dress Shirts Art Deco Advertising Panel

    Est.
    $200 - $250
  • Doctor's Leather Traveling Kit
    Estimate
    $200 - $300
    Lot 1010

    Doctor's Leather Traveling Kit

    Est.
    $200 - $300
  • Model of the Ocean Liner Queen Mary
    Estimate
    $1,000 - $2,000
    Lot 1011

    Model of the Ocean Liner Queen Mary

    Est.
    $1,000 - $2,000
  • Mahogany Box of Fishing Flies
    Estimate
    $200 - $300
    Lot 1012

    Mahogany Box of Fishing Flies

    Est.
    $200 - $300
  • Period WWI Recruiting Poster "Pro Patria"
    Estimate
    $300 - $500
    Lot 1013

    Period WWI Recruiting Poster "Pro Patria"

    Est.
    $300 - $500
  • Period WWI Recruiting Poster "Columbia Calls"
    Estimate
    $300 - $500
    Lot 1014

    Period WWI Recruiting Poster "Columbia Calls"

    Est.
    $300 - $500
  • WWI French Artillery Spotting Binoculars
    Estimate
    $200 - $400
    Lot 1015

    WWI French Artillery Spotting Binoculars

    Est.
    $200 - $400
  • Identification Poster for British and German WWI Aircraft
    Estimate
    $300 - $500
    Lot 1016

    Identification Poster for British and German WWI Aircra...

    Est.
    $300 - $500
  • U.S. Army Air Forces Rocket Model
    Estimate
    $400 - $600
    Lot 1017

    U.S. Army Air Forces Rocket Model

    Est.
    $400 - $600
  • Crystal Fleur De Lis Champagne Bucket
    Estimate
    $200 - $400
    Lot 1018

    Crystal Fleur De Lis Champagne Bucket

    Est.
    $200 - $400
  • Three Baccarat Blue Glass Cologne Bottles
    Estimate
    $50 - $75
    Lot 1019

    Three Baccarat Blue Glass Cologne Bottles

    Est.
    $50 - $75
  • English Weighted Silver Candlesticks
    Estimate
    $200 - $400
    Lot 1020

    English Weighted Silver Candlesticks

    Est.
    $200 - $400
  • Asprey Sterling Silver Dog Bowl
    Estimate
    $300 - $500
    Lot 1021

    Asprey Sterling Silver Dog Bowl

    Est.
    $300 - $500
  • Rockwell Silver Depositware Decanter
    Estimate
    $100 - $150
    Lot 1022

    Rockwell Silver Depositware Decanter

    Est.
    $100 - $150
  • Cartier Crystal Ice Bucket
    Estimate
    $200 - $400
    Lot 1023

    Cartier Crystal Ice Bucket

    Est.
    $200 - $400
  • Art Deco Aluminum Tea Set
    Estimate
    $100 - $200
    Lot 1024

    Art Deco Aluminum Tea Set

    Est.
    $100 - $200
  • Cut Glass and Silver Decanter with Sterling Silver Garbage Can Shot Glass
    Estimate
    $50 - $100
    Lot 1025

    Cut Glass and Silver Decanter with Sterling Silver Garb...

    Est.
    $50 - $100
  • Bucherer Brass and Onyx Desk Clock
    Estimate
    $50 - $75
    Lot 1026

    Bucherer Brass and Onyx Desk Clock

    Est.
    $50 - $75
  • Two Smith Ship's Clocks
    Estimate
    $200 - $300
    Lot 1027

    Two Smith Ship's Clocks

    Est.
    $200 - $300
  • Tiffany & Co. Alarm Clock
    Estimate
    $100 - $150
    Lot 1028

    Tiffany & Co. Alarm Clock

    Est.
    $100 - $150
  • Chelsea Ship's Bell Clock and Barometer
    Estimate
    $200 - $400
    Lot 1029

    Chelsea Ship's Bell Clock and Barometer

    Est.
    $200 - $400
  • Large Brass-inlaid Ship's Helm
    Estimate
    $600 - $800
    Lot 1030

    Large Brass-inlaid Ship's Helm

    Est.
    $600 - $800
  • Sailboat Pond Model
    Estimate
    $150 - $250
    Lot 1031

    Sailboat Pond Model

    Est.
    $150 - $250
  • Two Signed Sporting Prints
    Estimate
    $100 - $200
    Lot 1032

    Two Signed Sporting Prints

    Est.
    $100 - $200
  • Carol Rowan
    Estimate
    $300 - $500
    Lot 1033

    Carol Rowan

    Est.
    $300 - $500
  • Vintage Wooden Fishing Net
    Estimate
    $100 - $200
    Lot 1034

    Vintage Wooden Fishing Net

    Est.
    $100 - $200
  • Five Vintage Wooden Hotel Hangers
    Estimate
    $100 - $200
    Lot 1035

    Five Vintage Wooden Hotel Hangers

    Est.
    $100 - $200
  • Patriotic Canoe Paddle
    Estimate
    $150 - $200
    Lot 1036

    Patriotic Canoe Paddle

    Est.
    $150 - $200
  • Two Rustic Lamps
    Estimate
    $150 - $250
    Lot 1037

    Two Rustic Lamps

    Est.
    $150 - $250
  • Group of Three Framed Trout Etchings
    Estimate
    $100 - $200
    Lot 1038

    Group of Three Framed Trout Etchings

    Est.
    $100 - $200
  • Four Painted Wooden Fish Decoys
    Estimate
    $200 - $250
    Lot 1039

    Four Painted Wooden Fish Decoys

    Est.
    $200 - $250
  • Mahogany and Brass Spyglass and Two Early Binoculars
    Estimate
    $200 - $300
    Lot 1040

    Mahogany and Brass Spyglass and Two Early Binoculars

    Est.
    $200 - $300
  • Four Jacobean Style Side Chairs
    Estimate
    $200 - $250
    Lot 1041

    Four Jacobean Style Side Chairs

    Est.
    $200 - $250
  • Heraldic Lion Club Chair
    Estimate
    $150 - $250
    Lot 1042

    Heraldic Lion Club Chair

    Est.
    $150 - $250
  • Glass Decanter with Sterling Silver Stopper and "BOURBON" Liquor Tag
    Estimate
    $50 - $100
    Lot 1043

    Glass Decanter with Sterling Silver Stopper and "BOURBO...

    Est.
    $50 - $100
  • Sterling Silver Golf Club Corkscrew
    Estimate
    $75 - $150
    Lot 1044

    Sterling Silver Golf Club Corkscrew

    Est.
    $75 - $150
  • Cased Set of Bar Tools
    Estimate
    $400 - $600
    Lot 1045

    Cased Set of Bar Tools

    Est.
    $400 - $600
  • Five Sterling Silver Wine Tasters
    Estimate
    $300 - $500
    Lot 1046

    Five Sterling Silver Wine Tasters

    Est.
    $300 - $500
  • Five Mid-Century Modern Bronze and Copper Items
    Estimate
    $100 - $150
    Lot 1047

    Five Mid-Century Modern Bronze and Copper Items

    Est.
    $100 - $150
  • Mid-Century Modern Bronze Bowls
    Estimate
    $100 - $200
    Lot 1048

    Mid-Century Modern Bronze Bowls

    Est.
    $100 - $200

Auction Description

The Gentleman's Auction by Bonhams Skinner
Previews open June 6-8 in Marlborough.

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Our Gentleman’s Auctions are specially designed to appeal to the modern man. Intentionally combining classic and modern styles with collectables and functional antiques, Gentleman’s sales capture the taste of individuals who value objects with character. This Summer’s sale features college items, sports memorabilia, jewelry, western art, WW1 artifacts, whisky, and much more. A perfect way to find gifts for Father’s day, graduation, or for yourself, the collection boasts items at every price level. We invite you to explore this highly curated group of lots and experience the thrill of buying at auction. Contact Us General Inquiries 508.970.3211 support@skinnerinc.com Department Specialists 508.970.3227 info@skinnerinc.com
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Bonhams Skinner
Marlborough, MA 01752
United States

bidsquare@bonhamsskinner.com

Phone:+16173505400

Buyer’s Premium

Start Premium (%)
$0 25.00

Bid Increments

Start Increments ($)
$0 $10
$200 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500

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Please visit http://www.skinnerinc.com/services/payment-and-shipping/ for information regarding the collection of items purchased at auction. 

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Terms & Conditions

Please visit https://www.skinnerinc.com/connect/conditions-of-sale/ for the Conditions of Sale. 

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