Name Smith College Library Decommission Online Auction
Auctioneer Raucher Brothers Auctioneers
Type Online-Only Auction
Date(s) 1/10/2021 - 1/17/2021
Online Bidding opens Sunday, January 10, 2021 @ 12:00 pm (Noon, EST) Online Bidding closes Sunday, January 17, 2021 @ 7:00 pm (EST)
Preview Date/Time Online catalog available from January 4, 2021-the close of the auction LIVE PREVIEW January 14-17, 2021 by appointment To schedule a live preview appointment, call 413-537-3177 or email raucherbrothersauctioneers@gmail.com.
Checkout Date/Time LOCAL PICKUP DATES/TIMES: Monday-Wednesday, January 18-20 by appointment SHIPPING: Winning bidders who do not live close to our Western Massachusetts offices should call or email raucherbrothersauctioneers@gmail.com or call Don Raucher to pay via credit card and to coordinate shipping arrangements .
Location Auction Online Only Local Pickup @ Raucher Brothers Auctioneers Florence Community Center Rm #2 140 Pine Street
Florence, MA 01062
Buyer Premium 15% Buyer's Premium
Description
Smith College Library Decommission Online Auction ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Online Bidding opens Sunday, January 10, 2021 @ 12:00 pm (Noon, EST) Online Bidding closes Sunday, January 17, 2021 @ 7:00 pm (EST) Through this auction, carefully selected items can return to productive use among members of the Smith College community and general public. ***THIS AUCTION DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY ITEMS FROM ANY OF THE PERMANENT COLLECTIONS OF THE LIBRARY.*** This unique auction features items decommissioned from use in the recently renovated Neilson Library (Smith College), including several blue/green 1970s Alky chairs designed by Giancarolo Piretti for Castelli; a rare English gate-leg dropleaf table; a Bicentennial replica of the Liberty Bell with vitrine and plinth; a 1906 tabletop statue of Nike Victoria, Winged Goddess of Victory (spelter on a marble ball with a soapstone base); large mahogany exhibit cases; Windsor chairs dated 1903 (by A.H. Davenport Co., Boston); a large collection of historical moveable type and steel type case; several styles of large oak reading tables (including some with lion's foot legs and some with fluted column legs); many sizes & styles of overstuffed armchairs; a 1968 Raleigh Superbe 3-speed, 24" ladies bicycle made in Nottingham, England; two oil-on-canvas paintings by Thomas Locker; a 9' print of the City of Antwerp made from 16th-century plates; other original artwork & prints dating from the past 100 years; historical neon signs for the classes of 1917, 1926, and 1928; and more. LIVE PREVIEW OF AUCTION LOTS: By Appointments Only: January 14- 17 To schedule a live preview appointment, call 413-537-3177 or email raucherbrothersauctioneers@gmail.com. For everyone's health and safety, live previews will be limited to 10 people at a time. All live previews are BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. Masks must be worn during live previews To view the auction catalog and register to bid online visit https://raucherbrothersauctioneers.hibid.com/auctions/
Auction Terms & Conditions TERMS AND CONTIONS: * Each item for sale is sold AS-IS, WHERE-IS. All sales are final. We have made every attempt to describe each item as accurately as possible. We are not responsible for errors or omissions. * A 15% Buyer’s Premium is applied to all purchases. * 6.25% MA sales tax. Tax exempt buyers must provide their resale certificate/tax exempt number when obtaining a bidder’s number. * Payment must be made in U.S. dollars. International buyers must pay by wire transfer. * Complete payment required after the conclusion of the auction. Buyers may pay at pickup with prior approval from RBA. --------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------ Terms Of Use

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Your bid must adhere to the bid increment schedule.
Bid Amount Bid Increment
0.00 - 25.00 1.00 USD
25.01 - 100.00 2.50 USD
100.01 - 200.00 5.00 USD
200.01 - 500.00 10.00 USD
500.01 - 1,000.00 25.00 USD
1,000.01 - 2,500.00 50.00 USD
2,500.01 - 97,500.00 100.00 USD
97,500.01 - 9,999,999.99 10,000.00 USD
Currency USD
Buyer Premium 15% Buyer's Premium
Payment Terms
Cash, check, and most major credit cards accepted. Payment must be made in U.S. dollars. International buyers must pay by wire transfer. Winning bidders will be emailed invoices after the close of bidding and must make appointments to pick up their items and pay according to the schedule specified in this auction.
PAYMENT & LOCAL PICKUP DATES: Winning bidders must email raucherbrothersauctioneers@gmail.com or call Don Raucher (413.537.3177) as soon as possible after the end of the auction to arrange payment and to make an appointment to pick up items at our offices or to arrange shipping. LOCAL PICKUP DATES/TIMES: Monday-Wednesday, January 18-20 by appointment Your items can be picked up at the Raucher Brothers Auctioneers's office, which is located at: Florence Community Center 140 Pine Street, Room 2 Florence, MA 01062 SHIPPING: Winning bidders who do not live close to our Western Massachusetts offices should call or email Don (see contact info above) to pay via credit card and to coordinate shipping arrangements.