Automaton singing bird in ornate gold metal cage; 697-1143
- good working condition
- (missing 1 foot on cage)
ALL PURCHASES FROM THIS AUCTION MUST BE PICKED UP DURING THESE SPECIFIED TIMES!!!
Wednesday, May 31 from 9:00am - 5:00pm & Thursday, June 1 from 9:00am - 5:00pm. Special extra pick-up day: Friday, June 2 from 9:00am-5:00pm
New auction items come in immediately following the close of this auction! All items must be removed to make room for all of the new pieces! We do not have room to store items past the designated pick-up times!
*Removal- After the close of the auction, auctioneer is not responsible for damage, theft, breakage, etc. Any items not removed by the pickup deadline will be considered abandoned property. R.H. Lee & Co. Auctioneers, Inc. reserves the right to resell the abandoned items and retain all sales proceeds as payment for accumulated, unpaid storage and handling without notification to original purchaser!
ONLINE AUCTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS
All property is sold "as-is" and ALL SALES ARE FINAL. No refunds, returns, or exchanges. Property is open to thorough public inspection and it is the bidder's responsibility to determine condition etc. R.H. Lee & Co. is not responsible for shipping.
Though all descriptions are believed to be correct, auctioneer makes no warranties or representations of any kind with respect to the property, and in no event shall be held responsible for having made or implied any warranty of description, genuineness, authorship, attribution, provenance, period, culture, source, origin, condition, etc.
Item Condition: All items are sold in as-is condition. Most items in the auction are used and should be considered to be in moderately used/aged condition unless otherwise posted. Some extra notes on the condition of an item may be given for blemishes that we notice (ex. "finish as-is", "leg has been repaired", "missing a stretcher", etc.) Please note that the listed problems may not be the only problems that keep these items from being in mint condition, nor does the lack of any listed defects mean that the item is in perfect condition. All items could have minor scratches, loose components, age cracks, worn areas, and other blemishes. Some items may have been repaired/altered at some point in their life beyond our scope of knowledge and therefore would not be listed. Please study the photographs of the item, give us a call, and/or visit in person during a scheduled preview time to inspect the condition of items that you are interested in to verify that they are in acceptable condition for you and your intended use of the item. Lighting and other electrical devices should be inspected carefully by a professional and may require re-wiring. Rugs and other items, including upholstered goods, may have worn areas, stains, and previously treated areas due to them being used for potentially many years. It is advised to inspect these items in person to make sure they are in a condition suitable for your needs. If you cannot inspect in person, please bid accordingly for the unknown factors. Color of items may appear different than real life due to settings on different computer screens and mobile devices. This auction contains a variety of items with different levels of quality. Please be aware that different manufactures/craftsmen use different quality standards in construction and materials. Please inspect or research carefully to determine if the product meets the quality you are searching for.
Item Inspection - All items are open to public inspection during designated dates and hours. Please see auction details for specific times for each auction. We encourage all bidders to carefully inspect auction items in person or send a representative to make sure that the condition, color, quality, etc. meet the bidders expectations. If a bidder or representative cannot come in person, please bid accordingly for the unknown factors. Please see item condition above.
Buyer's Premium & Sales Tax - ALL SALES are subject to a 13% Buyer’s Premium that will be added to the high bid.
All buyers must pay sales tax at current rate of 7%, unless you have a retail sales license on file with us for your online buyer number. If you wish to add your resale license to your online bidder number, please email or fax us a copy 2 hours before the listed closing time of the auction. If you fail to bring it 2 hours before the listed closing time of the auction - no refund for tax will be given for this auction.
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Item Removal - After the close of the auction, auctioneer is not responsible for damage, theft, breakage, etc. Any items not removed by the pickup deadline will be considered abandoned property. R.H. Lee & Co. Auctioneers, Inc. reserves the right to resell the abandoned items and retain all sales proceeds as payment for accumulated, unpaid storage and handling without notification to original purchaser!
- No items shall be removed without having been paid for in full.
- R.H. Lee & Co. Auctioneers, Inc. can assist you in loading items during scheduled pick-up times but DOES NOT provide transportation services for buyers to remove their merchandise. Any and all methods of lifting, towing, hauling and securing, as well as all other methods or requirements for the removal and transport of the items, materials, equipment and/or vehicles, is the sole responsibility of the buyer. If R.H. Lee & Co., Auctioneers, Inc. employees assist in loading of items, R.H. Lee & Co. Auctioneers, Inc. is not responsible for damage to the items being loaded or the vehicle, truck or trailer to which the item is loaded. R.H. Lee & Co. Auctioneers, Inc. is not responsible for tie down or securement of load.
- Please remember rope/tie down straps, blankets to protect furniture, and boxes/wrapping materials if you purchase glassware, china figurines, pottery or anything fragile!
Shipping - Buyers may ship items at buyer's expense using any moving or shipping company of their choice. Please see the bottom of this page for a list of shipping companies that may be able to assist you.
Staggered Closing Times - Items in this auction will close in intervals beginning with the first item closing at time specified for auction and continue consecutively throughout the entire catalog. This auction closes 1 item every 20 seconds. Example: The first item will close at 6:00:00. The next at 6:00:20, etc.
Extended Bidding - Items receiving bids within several minutes of closing will be entered into an extended bidding period. Each time an item is bid on during the extended bidding, time will be added to that particular item. Each item must have a period of 5 minutes of inactivity before closing.
Group Endings/Extension Items that are in a designated group will have a closing time of the last item in that group and will all close at the same time. In the case of extended bidding - if any item in the group receives a bid that causes it to go into extension, all items in the group will also extend and will continue each time a new bid is placed. All items in the group must have a period of 5 minutes of inactivity in order to close.
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Credit Card Authorization - When you register and place your first bid for the auction, your credit card number on file will be authorized for $1 to validate the credit card. This is only an authorization, and it will be automatically credited back to your account.
Any bidder who does not comply with the terms and conditions will have their bidding privileges revoked!
Ridgeway, South Carolina 29130
Wednesday, May 31 from 9:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday, June 1 from 9:00am - 5:00pm
Special extra pick-up day: Friday, June 2 from 9:00am-5:00pm
This special online auction will be filled with a variety of fine furniture, antiques, artwork, hand knotted rugs, accessories and more! Check back at auction start time for the full catalog, photos and online bidding!