2400 Market St
Philadelphia, PA 19147
Established in 1805, Freeman’s Auction House holds tradition close, with a progressive mind-set towards marketing and promotion, along with access to a team of top experts in the auction business. And now with offices in New England, the Southeast, and on the West Coast, it has never been easier to ...Read more
Comprising a gold and carnelian fob seal with lion holding cross and initialed "TBF," English, circa 1830; a silver fob seal with Pascal lamb and banner flag, initialed "FCR," likely Franconia, Germany, circa 1800; a silver fob seal with burning heart between the letters I and G with wreath above, possibly Italian, 16th century; a silver fob seal bearing the Arms of Thornehurst, Kent, depicting two leopard faces surmounted by a crown and designs below, English, circa 1790; a pair of silver fob seals bearing the Crest of Nunn, depicting bull heads above the initials "LN"; a silver fob seal bearing the Arms of Copauern auf Puechslog, Bavaria, Germany, circa 1800; a silver fob seal bearing the Arms of Challoner, depicting cherubs, marked "IC," possibly made by John Carter, Durham and Newport, Rhode Island, circa 1773; a double-sided steel and brass fob seal depicting the head of Queen Anne to one side and Britannia to the other side, possibly a seal representing the Bank of England, English, early 18th century; a silver fob seal bearing the Arms of Perrot, Amersham, Berks, depicting lion rampant above three pears, surmounted by parrot holding pear, English, circa 1740; a silver fob seal bearing the Arms of Karonsky and Syrokomia, Polish, circa 1800; a silver fob seal initialed "EK" within shield, supported by rampant lion holding chalice issuing host, representing a bishop or archbishop, likely Belgian or French, 18th century; and a round bronze seal inscribed "A.G.G. Pub. Not. Prov. R.I.," likely a stamp for a public notary in Providence, Rhode Island.
A Philadelphia gentleman.
No lot may be removed from Freeman’s premises until the buyer has paid in full the purchase price therefor including Buyer’s Premium or has satisfied such terms that Freeman’s, in its sole discretion, shall require. Subject to the foregoing, all Property shall be paid for and removed by the buyer at his/ her expense within ten (10) days of sale and, if not so removed, may be sold by Freeman’s, or sent by Freeman’s to a third-party storage facility, at the sole risk and charge of the buyer(s), and Freeman’s may prohibit the buyer from participating, directly or indirectly, as a bidder or buyer in any future sale or sales. In addition to other remedies available to Freeman’s by law, Freeman’s reserves the right to impose a late charge of 1.5% per month of the total purchase price on any balance remaining ten (10) days after the day of sale. If Property is not removed by the buyer within ten (10) days, a handling charge of 2% of the total purchase price per month from the tenth day after the sale until removal by the buyer shall be payable to Freeman’s by the buyer. Freeman’s will not be responsible for any loss, damage, theft, or otherwise responsible for any goods left in Freeman’s possession after ten (10) days. If the foregoing conditions or any applicable provisions of law are not complied with, in addition to other remedies available to Freeman’s and the Consignor (including without limitation the right to hold the buyer(s) liable for the bid price) Freeman’s, at its option, may either cancel the sale, retaining as liquidated damages all payments made by the buyer(s), or resell the property. In such event, the buyer(s) shall remain liable for any deficiency in the original purchase price and will also be responsible for all costs, including warehousing, the expense of the ultimate sale, and Freeman’s commission at its regular rates together with all related and incidental charges, including legal fees. Payment is a precondition to removal. Payment shall be by cash, certified check or similar bank draft, or any other method approved by Freeman’s. Checks will not be deemed to constitute payment until cleared. Any exceptions must be made upon Freeman’s written approval of credit prior to sale. In addition, a defaulting buyer will be deemed to have granted and assigned to Freeman’s, a continuing security interest of first priority in any property or money of, or owing to such buyer in Freeman’s possession, and Freeman’s may retain and apply such property or money as collateral security for the obligations due to Freeman’s. Freeman’s shall have all of the rights accorded a secured party under the Pennsylvania Uniform Commercial Code.
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