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Gallery/Estate and Vehicle Auction: 3-29-18

Live at Alderfer Auction. Antiques; Furnishings; Lionel Train Collection; Tools and Power Equipment; Collectibles including Reproduction, handcrafted and painted Classic Signs - Mobilgas, Dodge, Texaco; Primitives; China; Glassware; Artwork; Silver; Jewelry, Selection of designer handbags-New with tags and Vintage, M.Kors, R.Lauren,  Coach, K.Spade, Mia Tomazzi (Italian), Brighton, V.Bradley and more. Collection of 1972 and 1976 Republican National Conventions-including ephemera, buttons, tote bags, autographs-Gerald Ford, George Bush and other noted politicians.Vehicles will be sold Simulcast (Live and Online) at 9:00 AM and will include 2008 Nissan Altima S, 2008 Lincoln MKZ, 2001 GMC Yukon, 1997 Chevy Cavalier and a 2001 Lexus LS.

Preview:  Tuesday, March 27th and Wednesday, March 28th from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM; 8:00 AM day of auction.

Auction Schedule:

Opening Announcements

Ring 1 - Auditorium

9:00 AM Vehicles – Live and online

Followed by china and glassware

10:30AM – china sets, items on the wall, followed by purses

 & Remainder of tables

Ring 2 – Hallway

9:00 AM - Furniture

10:00AM – Rugs, 1-26

Remainder of furniture

Tables, starting at letter A

Includes tools outside (E)

Box groupings

Ring 3

9:00 AM – Jewelry

Followed by sterling

11:30AM – Trains and bottles

CLICK HERE or Documents Tab for Jewelry Listing.

Live at Alderfer Auction. Antiques; Lionel Train collection; Furnishings including UFO Desk Lamp, 19th century English mahogany Bachelor's Chest, Early 19th century Pennsyvania Hepplewhite slant Front Desk with secret interior compartments; Collectibles including paperweight clocks, folk art carved spice vessel; Reproduction, handcrafted and painted Classic Signs - Mobilgas, Dodge, Texaco; Primitives; China; Glassware; Artwork including Indian Silk Tapestry and 'Home Sweet Home' carved scene by 'PJ' ; Silver; Jewelry; Selection of designer handbags-New with tags and Vintage, M.Kors, R.Lauren,  Coach, K.Spade, Mia Tomazzi (Italian), Brighton, V.Bradley and more. Collection of 1972 and 1976 Republican National Conventions-including ephemera, buttons, tote bags, autographs-Gerald Ford, George Bush and other noted politicians. 

Tools and Power Equipment including floor jacks, flat bed cart, Big Reg aluminum, 3 ton racking jacks, shop light, Snap on driver, Makita palm sander, 2- Stilh chainsaw and extra chains, Craftsman tap and die set, “Snowsports Utility Plow”, Husqvarna 36” chainsaw, Graco power washer, “IR” 1/2” impact gun, Honda mini tiller, Ridgid grinder, Ridgid sander, Snowsports Utility Plow”, John Deere H20D gas hedger, Bosch “Bulldog” hammer drill, Paslode nail guns in case, Dewalt jigsaw, 2- 6 gallon shop vacuums, Hand truck, Rotozip in case, Lawn tractor spreader, Battery Chargers, Circular saws, Makita Zawzaw, Quality drill bits, Pennzoil and Valvoline oil drums, Rug Doctor carpet cleaner, Hardware, sockets, wrenches, pliers, hammers, screwdriver, other hand tools.

 

China including Staffordshire, Delft, Wedgewood, Ainsley, English, Nippon, Majolica, Dresden, Royal Doulton, Limoges, Mottahedeh, Royal Worcester, Belleek, Meissen, Luster, Hull pottery, Hutchenreuther, Moorcroft, Lenox, Dresden tea set, cake plate and butter dish, Limoges oyster plates, transferware miniature set, export including tea containers, Staffordshire sheep vases and watch holder, Royal Bayreuth coffee pot and creamers, chocolate pot, teapot grouping, German child's tea set, German gouda type vases, Van Briggle, Wellerware children sets, amorial plates, Copeland and Garrett desert set, and more. Dinner sets including flow blue with completer pieces, Spode, Lenox Essex, Hallcraft, Limoges, gold rim, Lenox Monroe and more.

 

Glass including pressed glass, cut glass, colored glass, Waterford, punchbowl, satin glass, vaseline glass, Mary Gregory, compotes, vases, serving dishes, Lalique dresser box, Fenton tulip vase and basket, art glass, Bohemian glass, cut to clear, compost with figural head bases, plus stemware groupings including Lenox, colored wines and more.

 

Sterling including serving pieces, cigarette box, salt shakers, compotes, match sets, J. E. Caldwell vase and alarm clock, coin silver, Winnie the Pooh sculpture, creamer and sugars, candle sticks, dresser set, decanter with wine cordials, the Franklin Mint 'Roberts Birds' coins, salts, tea strainers, trays, sherberts, coasters, tray with perfume containers, frame, Wallace 73 piece flatware set and more. Silver Plate including liquor labels, coffee pot, cocktail spoons, wine coasters, trays, butler, 6 piece Gorham tea set, Reed & Barton flatware set, tea balls, inkwell, candle stands, caster set, and more.

 

Collections including a large pitcher collection, Villeroy & Boch punch bowl set, stein collection, teacup collection, fish paperweight collection, Royal Doulton, Lladro, large collection of Tiffany-style lamps, including a signed Handel table lamp, candle stands with Quezelle style shades, lamps by David John, collection of GUM military cards, pen collection, collection of enameled dresser boxes including Halcyon, and more. Large collection of pewter including teapots, coffee pots, mugs, trays, lamps, graduated poured, plates and bowls, plus a collection of Hummels.

Clock collection including mantel clocks, gingerbread clocks, fretwork clocks, day, regulators and more.

 

Oriental including and Imari, Canton, Nippon, Satsuma, Rose medallion, Moriagie, Canton, snuff bottles, Scrolls, double gourd vase, flambe bowl, celadon vase, soapstone, jade bowls, cloisonne, deity bookends, deities, folding screen and more.

 

Primitives include decorated salt glazed crocks and pitchers, red ware bowls, slipware, Greg Shooner tray, stereo optic viewer and cards, pulleys, snuff boxes, scale, coffee mill, decoys, shorebirds, rat tail handled utensils, baskets, quilt and hooked rug, string holder, door doorstop, bootjack, tobacco jars, bootscraper, nut cracker, 1915 diary with reference of the Lusitania sinking, wrought iron Samuel Yellen type bookends, walking sticks, tea tins, spice container, candy molds, flower frog, and more.

 

Cameras including Nikon, Rolleiflex, Bell & Howell movie camera.

 

Art including reverse paintings, watercolor and ink fracturs, oil paintings, watercolors, prints, Disney cells, Russian icon,

Murano glass sculpture and more.

 

Jewelry including gold, pocket watches, jade, cufflinks, beads, watches, Sterling, onyx, and more.

 

Rifles including J. Manton 12 gauge double barrel shotgun, Mossberg 500AT 12-gauge shotgun, Savage 24J-DL .20 gauge shotgun, and Marlin 99 MI .22 LR rifle.

 

Tweedle Dee/Dum metal piece plus furniture including pie stand, leather side chairs, library stool, Barrister bookcase, tray tables, blanket chests, telephone table, rockers, marble pedestal, Bentwood rocker, mantel surrounds, leather magazine rack, console table, secretary, corner cabinet, leather top end tables, tilt top table, double pedestal desk, dressers, bed frames, ladder back chairs, round oak dining table, shoe stand, patio furniture, dry sink, drop leaf tables and more. Rugs including Oriental, runners, mats, area rugs, room rugs, and Chinese rugs.

 

Trains including Lionel, including Chessie Steam Special, Deluxe New York Central Freight set,  passenger car expansion pack,  FT AA NYC conventional, observation cars, pullman cars, barrel cars  locomotive and tender, and more Stewart Hobbies, Atlas, Athearn, AHM, K Kline, Anheuser-Busch and more.

 

Vehicles will be sold Simulcast (Live and Online) at 9:00 AM and will include:

CLICK HERE TO BID ON VEHICLES

2008 Nissan Altima S/2.5 SL - CLICK HERE for Car Fax and Title

Nissan YouTube Video

VIN # 1N4AL21E28N559460

Mileage: 74,393

Body Type: 4 Door Sedan

Trim Level: 2.5; 2.5 S; 2.5 SL

Drive Line: FWD

Engine Type: L4, 2.5L

Fuel Type: Gasoline

MPG: 23 city / 23 highway

Horsepower: 170 to 270 hp

Transmission: Automatic

Tire Size: P215 / 60 R16

Inspection: 6/18

Features and Notes: All power options, climate control, 6 disc CD player, AM/FM radio, dual exhaust, Continental tires

 

2008 Lincoln MKZ - CLICK HERE for Car Fax and Title

Lincoln YouTube Video

VIN # 3LNHM28T38R607969

Mileage: 23,716

Color: Moss Green

Body Type: 4 Door Sedan

Trim Level: Base

Drive Line: AWD

Engine Type: V6, 3.5L

Fuel Type: Gasoline

MPG: 18 city / 28 highway

Horsepower: 263 hp

Tire Size: P225 / 50R17

Transmission: Automatic

Inspection: 6/18

Features and Notes: All power options, climate control, sunroof, 6 disc CD player, Sirius Satellite feature, AM FM radio, Michelin Energy tires

 

2001 GMC Yukon - CLICK HERE for Car Fax and Title

Yukon YouTube Video

VIN# 1GKEK13T31J106275

Vehicle Type: Multipurpose Vehicle (MPV) / Sport Utility

Mileage: 141,636

Inspection: 9/18

Body Type: 4 Door Wagon

Trim Level: SL; SLE; SLT

Drive Line: 4WD

Engine Type: V8, 5.3L

Fuel Type: Gasoline 

MPG: 15 / 20 (26 gallon capacity)

Horsepower: 275 to 320 hp

Transmission: Automatic

Towing Capacity: 7900 to 8700 lbs.

Inspection: 9/18

Features and Notes: Power windows and locks, scratch marks near front passenger side headlight with a small dent in the metal trim on passenger side door. Vehicle was previously owned by a smoker. Coolant leak, and engine needs servicing.

 

2001 Lexus LS 430 - CLICK HERE for Car Fax and Title

Lexus YouTube Video

VIN # JTHBN30F210020637

Mileage: 128,560

Body Type: 4 Door Sedan

Trim Level: Base

Drive Line: RWD

Engine Type: V8, 4.3L; DOHC 32V; VVT-i

Fuel Type: Gasoline

MPG: 18 city / 25 highway

Tire Size: P225 / 60R16

Horsepower: 290 HP

Transmission: Automatic

Inspection: 5/18

Features and Notes: All power options, dual zone climate control, leather interior with heated front seats, 6 CD player, AM/FM Mark Levinson sound and navigation system, sun roof, Michelin tires, dual front airbags. Lexus memory system on the driver seat, steering wheel, shoulder belt, and outside mirrors. Height adjustable head rests. 4-wheel independent double wishbone suspension.

 

1997 Chevy Cavalier  - CLICK HERE for Car Fax and Title

Cavalier YouTube Video

Vin # 1G1JF5240V7269767

Mileage: 58,144

Body Type: 4 Door Sedan

Trim Level: LS

Drive Line: FWD

Engine Type: L4, 2.2L

Fuel Type: Gasoline

MPG: 25 city / 34 highway

Horsepower: 120 to 150 hp

Transmission: Automatic

Inspection: 2/18

Estate vehicle. Low mileage 1997 Chevrolet Cavalier LS front wheel drive.  Excellent starter car for that first-time driver or someone who needs a light use vehicle for errands and local use. Missing passenger side view mirror.  Good tires, runs well – The Heart Beat of America!

 

We are inviting Luxury, Estate and Collector's Vehicles for this auction. Contact Joyce at 215-393-3000 or email Joyce@alderferauction.com

PLEASE NOTE: Registration for this auction takes place at Alderfer Auction. Online or App Registration through Alderfer Auction not enabled for this auction. Thank you.

15% BUYERS PREMIUM WITH 3% DISCOUNT FOR CASH OR ACCEPTABLE CHECK. WE ALSO ACCEPT ALL MAJOR CREDIT CARDS.

Online Bidders Buyer's Premium: 20% (No discount for Cash or Check

 

Terms & Conditions of Sale

Alderfer Auction, 501 Fairgrounds Road, Hatfield, PA 19440. 215.393.3000.

By bidding at Alderfer Auction whether it be live, online, onsite, absentee or phone bid, you agree to be bound by Alderfer Auction’s Terms & Conditions stated here forth. Addendum statements made day of auction take precedence over previously printed materials.

 

The validity and interpretation of any of the terms and provisions of this agreement or of the rights and duties of the parties under this agreement shall be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and venue of all proceedings shall occur in Montgomery County, PA.

 

1. Bidding Qualifications

Live Bidding

Buyers must register for a bidding number by giving name, address, phone number, and identification acceptable to us. Please show your bidding number to the auctioneer after each purchase you make.

 

The highest bidder shall be the buyer, and if any dispute arises between two or more bidders, the auctioneer shall decide the buyer or immediately put the item up for sale again. In the event of a tie between an online bidder and the floor bidder, the successful bidder will be at the Auctioneer’s discretion. The auctioneer’s decision will be binding and final.

 

Some lots are offered subject to a reserve, which is a confidential minimum price below which such a lot will not be sold. The record of sale, kept by the auctioneer and clerk, will be taken as absolute and final in all disputes.

 

Simulcast Bidding

Simulcast Auctions are conducted in front of a live audience. During these events each item presented in the auction is also available for bidding in an online venue hosted by a third party provider such as www.liveauctioneers.com, www.invaluable.com, www.proxibid.com. While the auctioneer is receiving bids from an assembled audience, phone and absentee bidders, the auctioneer is also taking bids from bidders who are bidding through the third-party providers in real time or by advance bidding. Following the auction the successful bidders are notified and payment arrangements are made; applicable buyer’s premium applies.

 

At its discretion, Alderfer Auction may also accept bids from approved internet bidders. Alderfer Auction or any of its staff shall not be held responsible or liable for any human or technical bidding errors, or internet bidding system shutdowns that may occur.

 

Alderfer Online Only Bidding

Alderfer Auction sometimes uses the services of a third party auction platform for online bidding. Please refer to third party website for how to register and bid online. Buyer is responsible for all online bidding. Alderfer Auction cannot place bids for the buyer as the buyer must properly register and bid through the third party platform.

 

At its discretion, Alderfer Auction may also accept bids from approved internet bidders. Alderfer Auction or any of its staff shall not be held responsible or liable for any human or technical bidding errors, or internet bidding system shutdowns that may occur.

 

Absentee Bidding
For those unable to attend the auction, Alderfer Auction offers the absentee bid service as a convenience to our patrons. Alderfer Auction will not be held responsible for error or failure to execute the bid(s). Absentee bids must be in writing and a fifty dollar ($50) minimum bid is required per item.

 

Phone Bidding
Phone bids must be in writing. All phone bids are required to open at $250 or half of the published estimate (whichever is greater and no less than $250). We suggest that phone and absentee bids be made 24 hours in advance to allow time for processing. 

  • Everyone leaving an absentee/phone bid must be willing to leave their credit card number to assure payment of a successful bid(s) is received by the end of the next day following an auction.
  • Illegible bid(s) will be disregarded.
  • Applicable sales tax will be added to the sales total unless a tax-exempt number is on file in our office by the day of the auction.
  • Applicable Buyer’s Premium will be added to each purchase.
  • All successful bid(s) requested to be shipped to the buyer will be sent by an in-house or third party shipper and billed by the shipper.
  • Buyer is responsible to make shipping arrangements.
  • Bids are executed in competition with the audience on an alternate basis. Due to uncertainties of bidding, a lot may sell to the audience for the same amount authorized by the absentee bid. To avoid this possibility, the absentee bidder may authorize Alderfer Auction to increase their bid by one increment by placing a (+) sign beside the bid price.
  • Merchandise is to be removed from the Auction Center within two weeks following the auction.
  • Storage fees: Any items left at the auction center for more than two weeks following the auction date will incur storage fees at a rate of $10.00 per lot, per week regardless of the size or value of the lot. Storage fees will begin on the 15th day regardless of payment status
  • Alderfer Auction offers the absentee/phone bid service as a convenience to our patrons who are unable to attend the auction.
  • Alderfer Auction will not be held responsible for error or failure to execute the bid.
  • All items are sold as is without warranty or guarantee.

 

Alderfer Auction shall have the right to accept absentee and phone bids for any items consigned for any particular auction. Alderfer Auction reserves the right not to execute any absentee bid at its discretion and to have no liability for any inadvertent failure to execute any such bids.

 

Bidding Increments for Live & Phone Bidding

Generally, bidding increments are made as follows although Auctioneer has the discretion and authority to change. Online bidding increments may vary, see each auction for details.

 

$5 until $49 is reached

$10 until $199 is reached

$25 until $499 is reached

$50 until 999 is reached

$100 until $1,999 is reached

$250 until $4,999 is reached

$500 until $9,999 is reached

$1,000 until $19,999 is reached

$2,500 until $49,999 is reached

$5,000 until $49,999 is reached

$10,000 until $99,999 is reached

 

2. Buyer’s Premium, Sales Tax & Payment

Applicable buyer’s premium is applied per auction. The hammer price, buyer’s premium and sales tax shall be added together to reach the total purchase price for an item. PA residents pay 6% sales tax unless a Tax Exempt Form is on file.

 

Acceptable forms of payments are Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, PayPal (with the exception of Firearms, Militaria & Sporting Auctions), wire transfer, money order, cash and check.

 

Payments are due immediately upon purchase and before exiting the facility. Returned checks will be assessed a $35 charge for insufficient funds.

 

Successful online bidders, who bid through a third party online bidding platform, will be assessed a 5% surcharge. This charge offsets the fee collected by the third party platform. For more information regarding this charge please see third party website for terms.

 

3. Pick-Up, Shipping & Storage Fees

Customer Responsibility Check List:

  • Payment
  • Pickup or Shipping Scheduling/Arrangements
  • Vehicle, Helpers, Packing Supplies
  • Review Terms

Alderfer Auction offers onsite shipping subject to limitations. Shipping, handling and insurance fees are additional to the total purchase price. Fees must be paid in advance by credit card. If you choose to ship your item, YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR MAKING SHIPPING ARRANGEMENTS.

 

All lots must be removed from the premises of Alderfer Auction no later than 14 days after an auction.

If you choose to pick-up your lots at the Auction Center, our regular hours are Monday – Friday 8:00AM – 5:00PM. Please call 24 hours in advance to schedule a pick-up time. Packing materials are the responsibility of the purchaser.

 

Any items left at the auction center for more than two weeks following the auction date will incur storage fees at a rate of $10.00 per lot, per week regardless of the size or value of the lot. Storage fees will begin on the 15th day regardless of payment status.  

 

Unpaid items still remaining at our auction center 30 calendar days after the auction date will be considered abandoned and will be consigned to a future auction without additional notice to the purchaser.

 

Call or email to make shipping arrangements with the recommended shippers below or select your own:

Alderfer Auction

Shipping Department

Shipping@AlderferAuction.com

215.393.3000

 

Recommended third party shipping is available through:

 

The UPS Store

252 Main St.

Harleysville, PA  19438

https://harleysville-pa-2302.theupsstorelocal.com

store2302@theupsstore.com

215.256.4241

 

For oversized items:

 

Craters and Freighters of Philadelphia  

Phone: 215.234.8090  

Toll Free: 866.397.0488  

http://www.cratersandfreightersphilly.com/

 

Vintage Transport

888.882.4442

 

Alderfer Auction is not responsible for any damage or loss that occurs via a third party shipper.

 

Alderfer Auction may refuse shipping an item due to the size, weight, and fragile nature of certain items. We do not offer in-house shipping for: framed canvas paintings, glassware, statues/figurines made of glass, porcelain, or other breakable materials. We understand for some items there may be exceptions, however it is at the discretion of the shipping department to determine which items can be shipped and which items will require third-party shipping. Please inquire about international shipments.

 

4. Warranty & Condition Reports

All announcements made on auction day shall take precedence over previously distributed information, print or electronic media.

All items are sold "AS-IS, where-is" with no warranty expressed or implied. Descriptions are believed to be accurate but not guaranteed. Please bid accordingly if you are uncertain of the condition or use of an item. Statements by Alderfer Auction regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation or assumption of liability by Alderfer Auction.

While every effort is made to determine provenance, authenticity and condition, it is the responsibility of the Bidder to arrive at their own conclusion prior to bidding. Provenance and authenticity including attributions are guaranteed by neither the consignor nor Alderfer Auction.

Alderfer Auction strongly encourages bidders to personally inspect all lots. The Bidder should also review online descriptions, listings and/or catalogs to obtain necessary information. Bidders may contact Alderfer Auction for a condition report at ConditionReport@AlderferAuction.com. Alderfer Auction will attempt to furnish one, but shall not be liable for failing to do so. All auction inquiries must be received a minimum of 48 hours prior to the start of the auction.

5. Estimates

Item estimates provided in print or electronic media are not a representation or a prediction of the hammer price that will be realized at auction, which may be substantially different from our original estimates. We shall not be liable for any discrepancies between our estimates and a price realized.

 

Any appraisal, estimate or opinion expressed by any principal or employee of Alderfer Auction, consultant to Alderfer Auction, or other person with respect to the anticipated auction price of any item or merchandise is a statement of opinion only and Alderfer Auction makes no guarantee, warranty or agreement with respect to the sale price of any item.

6. Artwork Authorship & Authenticity

General

  1. If we say "c." for circa, a certain date, then it was made within 25 years of that date. 
  2. Measurements are given within 1" of actual size. 
  3. Measurements are given height before width.
  4. WAF means With All Faults
  5. Alderfer Auction is not responsible for color variations in print and electronic media.
  6. Alderfer Auction is not responsible for typos in print and electronic media.
  7. Terms & Conditions may change frequently and without notice. Latest version of Terms & Conditions will always supersede any previous printed or online statements.

Authorship

  1. Name of Artist- Indicates that the work, in our best judgment, is by the named artist. 
  2. Attributed to- In our best judgment, the work may be by the artist. 
  3. Circle of- In our best judgment, a work of the period of the artist and closely related to the artist's style. 
  4. School of- In our best judgment, a work by a pupil or follower of the artist. 
  5. After- In our best judgment, a copy of the known work of the artist.
  6. In the Manner of- This painting represents the style of the named artist but was painted at a later date; the authorship is unknown.  

 

Authenticity

Signature- The signature, inscriptions and dates are transcribed in print as they appear and are located as follows:

 

SLL: Signed Lower Left

SLR: Signed Lower Right

SUL: Signed Upper Left

SUR: Signed Upper Right

SLC: Signed Lower Center

SUC: Signed Upper Center. 

  1. If we state "signed" in our opinion, the signature is of the named artist. 
  2. If we state "bears signature" in our opinion, the signature might be that of the artist, but we make no guarantee that the work is by the named artist. 

 

7. Clocks and Watches

Due to the sensitive and mechanical nature of clocks and watches, we do not guarantee them to be in running or working condition.

8. Furniture

If we say "Chippendale Mahogany Chest of Drawers," we represent that the piece was made during that period

If we say "Chippendale Style Mahogany Chest of Drawers," we represent that the piece looks like the period mentioned, but it was crafted at a later date.

9. Firearms

Alderfer Auction is a Licensed Federal Firearms Dealer (FFL) located in southeastern Pennsylvania. Whether you are buying or selling firearms at Alderfer Auction you will be assured that your firearms have been processed according to the rigorous regulations established by the Federal Government. It is recommended that all Firearms be checked by a competent gunsmith before firing to ensure safe usage.

 

Registration Fees

A $9 per gun transaction fee will be assessed for gun registration; $7 per gun transaction fee thereafter which is in addition to the total purchase price.

 

Firearm Laws

All firearms are sold in accordance with Federal and Pennsylvania State Laws. All post 1898 (Modern) firearms must be registered in compliance with Federal and State Law. Purchasers of Modern firearms who are Pennsylvania residents must complete state and federal registration forms at Alderfer Auction, 501 Fairgrounds Rd., Hatfield, PA 19440, or provide a signed copy of a Federal Firearms License from a dealer that your purchase can be shipped to. FFL Dealers and out-of-state buyers must have in their possession on the day of sale, signed copies of their Federal Firearms License in order to accept same-day delivery of modern firearms. Buyers who act as agents for FFL dealers must have a letter of agency as well as a signed copy of the dealers Federal Firearms License (FFL). Internet bidders who are out-of-state buyers and FFL dealers must fax a current FFL license within 24 hours of the close of the sale to Alderfer Auction at 215-368-9055. Curio & Relic FFL licenses will be accepted on auction lots indicated in the description "(C&R)”.

 

Specific State Restrictions

Auctions may contain many firearms and items that are non-compliant (not allowed) in certain States. Alderfer Auction WILL NOT ship or SELL any of these items that are prohibited in any State. We are aware of these Sates and their Laws and it is the duty of each potential bidder to make sure they are allowed to own this legally in their respective States. Alderfer Auction WILL NOT convert or make any firearm compliant to meet a certain State's requirements. Listed here are state laws restricting the sale of certain high-capacity magazines. These are STATE laws, sometimes there are COUNTY or CITY laws with stricter restrictions. It is your responsibility to be or become familiar with local gun laws.

California: We do not ship, sell, or offer for sale any magazines over 10 rounds to anyone in California or anyone using a billing address in the state of California.

Hawaii: We do not ship, sell, or offer for sale any magazines over 10 rounds that may fit a handgun to anyone in Hawaii or anyone using a billing address in the state of Hawaii.

Illinois: We do not ship, sell, or offer for sale any magazines over 12 rounds to anyone in Chicago, IL or anyone using a billing address in Chicago, IL. We do not ship, sell, or offer for sale any magazines over 15 rounds to anyone in Aurora, IL or anyone using a billing address in Aurora, IL.

Maryland: We do not ship, sell, or offer for sale any magazines over 20 rounds to anyone in Maryland or anyone using a billing address in the state of Maryland.

Massachusetts: We do not ship, sell, or offer for sale any magazines over 10 rounds to anyone in Massachusetts or anyone using a billing address in the state of Massachusetts.

New Jersey: We do not ship, sell, or offer for sale any magazines over 15 rounds to anyone in New Jersey or anyone using a billing address in the state of New Jersey.

New York: We do not ship, sell, or offer for sale any magazines over 10 rounds to anyone in New York or anyone using a billing address in the state of New York.

Ohio: We do not ship, sell, or offer for sale any magazines over 30 rounds to anyone in Ohio or anyone using a billing address in the state of Ohio.

Any firearms sold containing prohibited magazines as mentioned above will be shipped less the banned magazine, no refunds will be offered.

Purchasers may inspect the merchandise and are urged to do so. The Auctioneer makes no warranty as to condition and shall not be responsible for any defects in any Lot. Any used firearm should be inspected by a competent gunsmith for safety, function, and proper ammunition type/size before attempting to fire. Any description of mechanical function or condition does NOT mean the gun has been inspected or tested for firing capabilities. All goods are exposed for Public Exhibition and for Internet buyer's, condition is described in the listings.

 

 

Firearm Shipping

Shipping, handling, registration and insurance fees are additional to the total purchase price. Fees must be paid in advance by credit card before items are shipped. Because Alderfer Auction is FFL approved, all shipping, packing and insurance are handled by Alderfer Auction. Costs are as follows:

 

  1. Packing fee of $25 for the first long gun
  2. $10 for each additional long gun
  3. $11 for the first handgun
  4. $6 fee for each additional handgun

 

UPS shipping and insurance fees will then be applied to each item. To economize we will pack multiple items of similar size and type together if possible. All items will be shipped UPS-ground or required overnight parcel for handguns. Insurance is an additional fee of 1% of hammer price plus buyer’s premium. We ONLY ship to the continental U.S. Questions regarding shipping, handling and insurance costs or tracking of your package, please contact our shipping department at:

 

Alderfer Auction

Shipping Department

215.393.3000 office

267.638.1063 direct

Shipping@AlderferAuction.com

 

Please allow 2 weeks for shipping from receipt of payment.

 

10. Endangered Species

Each threatened and endangered species will be assessed on a case-by-case basis as mandated by State and Federal laws. If you have questions please call 215.393.3000.

11. Alderfer Online Onsite Auctions

Alderfer Auction conducts auctions at various different onsite locations through online only timed auctions. The terms and conditions mentioned herein apply to these auctions along with the requirements below regarding merchandise pick-up.

 

Designated pick-up times are established for customers to remove their purchased items. Schedule a pick-up time via www.Appointy.com or call 215.393.3000. www.Appointy.com instructions will be included in your invoice.

 

NO REFUNDS will be given on purchased items that are not picked up during the designated pick-up time.

 

Delivery

Delivery fees are additional to the total purchase price. Please call or email for delivery fees for your particular lot(s). Fees must be paid in advance by credit card. If you choose to have your item(s) delivered, YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR MAKING DELIVERY ARRANGEMENTS. Items brought back to the auction center will be held, at no charge, for 1 business day following the pick-up day. For each day thereafter that the item(s) are not picked up a $5.00 per day storage fee will be assessed. Please call us to arrange these services no later than 24 hours prior to the auction pick-up time.

 

If you are in need of your purchase being brought back to Alderfer Auction for pick-up at our facility or would like the item(s) to be delivered to your home, call or email to make delivery arrangements:

 

Alderfer Auction

Delivery Department

Dan Angstadt

215.393.3000 office

267.638.1063 direct

Dan@AlderferAuction.com

 

12. Limitations of Liability

Alderfer Auction is not liable for any breach or default by the consignor of a Lot. Alderfer Auction may withdraw any item before the sale if there is doubt as to the authenticity, title, or laws restricting the sale of the item or the accuracy of the Consignor’s representations.

 

13. Governing Law

Pennsylvania State Law prohibits any owner from bidding on their own merchandise to enhance the value. “Bidding in” or bidding on behalf of the Consignor shall be grounds for discontinuation of the auction and a claim for any resulting damages including, but not limited to, a reasonable amount for lost commissions.

 

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