Name May 9 Exceptional Estates Auction
Auctioneer Blackwell Auctions LLC
Type Live Webcast Auction
Date(s) 5/9/2020
Saturday, May 9th, 2020 12PM EST
Preview Date/Time Preview Friday May 8th, 2020, 12-6pm and day of sale 10AM. (Please note: This may be an online-only auction, depending on state and local health regulations. Please check our website for the latest information.)
Checkout Date/Time all bidders will be invoiced by the Tuesday following the auction.
Location 10900 US Highway 19 N, Suite B
Clearwater, FL 33764
Buyer Premium 15% in house, 18% Bidsquare, 20% online
Description
May Exceptional Estates Auction Saturday, May 9th, 2020 12PM EST Online sale begins 12PM EDT – no in-house bidding due to state guidelines. Bid with us online, or by completing the absentee/phone bid form. We will be open for in-house preview 10-4 on Thursday, May 7 and 10-6 on Friday, May 8, following CDC recommended social distancing guidelines. 350+ lots of fine art, Asian antiques, coins, sports items, firearms and collectible items. This month's highlights include: – Fine Art including Anne Packard, Jay Connaway, Antoine Blanchard, Salvador Dali, Carroll Cloar, Josip Generalic, Ignacio Gil and others – A collection of Victorian jewelry and contemporary fine jewelry, as well as an Art Deco platinum Patek Philippe wristwatch – U.S. coins, including 90% silver, as well as graded ancient Roman coins – Rare Chesterfield cigarettes baseball poster, bats signed by Mickey Mantle, Joe DiMaggio, Ted Williams, Edd Roush, Roger Maris, and other HOF players – Chinese and Asian art and antiques, including old tapestries, carved ivory, jade items – Art Deco sculpture – A selection of modern and antique firearms, including Colt, Smith & Wesson, Winchester, Browning, Ithaca, Remington, Ruger, Mauser, Beretta, and more Online bidding available on Bidsquare, Live Auctioneers, Invaluable and HiBid. Not local? No problem -- we can ship some items worldwide and provide you with a list of shippers for the other items. Phone bids (greater of $100 or start bid) and absentee bids accepted for pre-registered bidders - form is on our website.
Auction Terms & Conditions * All items sold "AS IS, WHERE IS" with all faults. * All descriptions believed accurate but not warranteed. * Bidder inspection is encouraged. * By placing a bid, bidder signifies that they have examined the items to their satisfaction, or that they have chosen not to personally examine them. * In the event of tie bids between an online bidder and a floor bidder, the tie will go to the floor bidder. Tied online bids will be assigned a winner by the auctioneer. We do our best to rotate winning tie bids through our online bidding platforms. * We reserve the right to reject any bid at our sole discretion. * Our in-house buyer premium is 15%. This applies to bids placed in person, absentee, by phone and HiBid. Our online buyer premium is 20%. This applies to bids placed through Live Auctioneers and Invaluable/AuctionZip. Online bidders can save 2% by using Bidsquare for online bidding, which has a buyer premium of only 18%. *Absentee and phone bids are accepted for bidders who pre-register with us directly and provide payment information. The absentee bid form available on our website must be submitted by 5 PM the day prior to auction day. The minimum for phone bids is $100 or the starting bid, whichever is greater. * The Florida Department of Revenue does not accept out of state resale certificates. If the buyer takes delivery of the item in Florida, either in person or via mail, and does not have a valid FL resale certificate, applicable sales tax of 7% must be collected. Out of state dealers may produce a signed affidavit certifying that items are for resale, and then sales tax can be removed. * Blackwell Auctions is an FFL holder and will comply with all local, state and federal laws regarding the sale and delivery of firearms. Firearms manufactured prior to 1899 do not require shipment to an FFL. Firearms that do require shipment to an FFL are noted in our catalogs and will only be shipped to an FFL. . Payments: *Invoices over $2,000 for USA buyers may require payment via cashiers check or bank wire transfer at our discretion. All international transactions over $500 must be completed via bank wire transfer. *Online bidders will be invoiced the week after the auction directly via email with payment instructions. If you bid on Bidsquare, Invaluable or our own app and have not paid within 7 days, we will also invoice you through your bidding venue IF a credit card can be taken for your transaction, and your card may be charged 4 days after that invoice has been sent. If a wire transfer is necessary, payment is expected within 7 days of invoicing, after which time an unpaid item dispute will be opened. Items will no longer be available one week after a dispute is opened. *Personal checks are accepted -- shipping will be held until the check clears. *Partial payment (deposit/layaway) arrangements may be allowable on a case-by-case basis. In any case, however, items not paid for in full (including buyer premium, taxes and shipping, if applicable) within 30 days of auction's close will be considered abandoned. Any deposits collected will be forfeit. Shipping: *For some items, we provide in-house packing and shipping via UPS and USPS that is done with excellence and is competitively priced. Your invoice will include a shipping fee if we’re able to ship your item, and you are also welcome to contact local third-party shippers or make your own arrangements for pickup or shipping. * Some items are noted which must be shipped via 3rd party, freight or cargo services — you can contact them directly for quotes and to make arrangements. *Purchases left at the gallery 60 days after the auction will be considered abandoned and will become the property of Blackwell Auctions, with no refund given. * Blackwell Auctions is an FFL holder and will comply with all local, state and federal laws regarding the sale and delivery of firearms. Firearms manufactured prior to 1899 do not require shipment to an FFL. Firearms that do require shipment to an FFL are noted in our catalogs and will only be shipped to an FFL. Resources for 3rd party/freight/cargo delivery: o UPS store 5980: store5980@theupsstore.com phone: (727)391-6094 o UPS store 4567: store4567@theupsstore.com phone: (727)725-9985 o ORBIT PROFESSIONAL PACKING CRATING (888) 247-8540 or 727-507-7447 lg@orbitppc.com www.orbitppc.com (U.S. & International) o CRATERS & FREIGHTERS (813) 889-9008 ( 877) 448-7447 Fax (813) 884-8393 Tampa@cratersandfreighters.com www.cratersandfreighters.com (U.S. & International) o TOP NOTCH TRANSPORT (US) (309)253-9700 info.topnotchtransport@gmail.com o CADOGAN TATE DESIGNER SERVICES miami@cadogantate.com (305)833-3700 (U.S. & International) o EXPERT MESSENGER sales@expertmessengers.com (866)343-8863 (within Florida) o We’ve had several buyers be pleased with this service -- https://www.uship.com/ --------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------ Terms Of Use

Seller User Terms

Bidder User Terms
Your bid must adhere to the bid increment schedule.
Bid Amount Bid Increment
0.00 - 90.00 10.00 USD
90.01 - 475.00 25.00 USD
475.01 - 950.00 50.00 USD
950.01 - 2,400.00 100.00 USD
2,400.01 - 4,750.00 250.00 USD
4,750.01 - 9,500.00 500.00 USD
9,500.01 - 14,000.00 1,000.00 USD
14,000.01 - 47,500.00 2,500.00 USD
47,500.01 - 95,000.00 5,000.00 USD
95,000.01 - 9,999,999.99 10,000.00 USD
Currency USD
Buyer Premium 15% in house, 18% Bidsquare, 20% online
Payment Terms
Payments: *Invoices over $2,000 for USA buyers may require payment via cashiers check or bank wire transfer at our discretion. All international transactions over $500 must be completed via bank wire transfer. *Online bidders will be invoiced the week after the auction directly via email with payment instructions. If you bid on Bidsquare, Invaluable or our own app and have not paid within 7 days, we will also invoice you through your bidding venue IF a credit card can be taken for your transaction, and your card may be charged 4 days after that invoice has been sent. If a wire transfer is necessary, payment is expected within 7 days of invoicing, after which time an unpaid item dispute will be opened. Items will no longer be available one week after a dispute is opened. *Personal checks are accepted -- shipping will be held until the check clears. *Partial payment (deposit/layaway) arrangements may be allowable on a case-by-case basis. In any case, however, items not paid for in full (including buyer premium, taxes and shipping, if applicable) within 30 days of auction's close will be considered abandoned. Any deposits collected will be forfeit.
Shipping: *For some items, we provide in-house packing and shipping via UPS and USPS that is done with excellence and is competitively priced. Your invoice will include a shipping fee if we’re able to ship your item, and you are also welcome to contact local third-party shippers or make your own arrangements for pickup or shipping. * Some items are noted which must be shipped via 3rd party, freight or cargo services — you can contact them directly for quotes and to make arrangements. *Purchases left at the gallery 60 days after the auction will be considered abandoned and will become the property of Blackwell Auctions, with no refund given. * Blackwell Auctions is an FFL holder and will comply with all local, state and federal laws regarding the sale and delivery of firearms. Firearms manufactured prior to 1899 do not require shipment to an FFL. Firearms that do require shipment to an FFL are noted in our catalogs and will only be shipped to an FFL. Resources for 3rd party/freight/cargo delivery: o UPS store 5980: store5980@theupsstore.com phone: (727)391-6094 o UPS store 4567: store4567@theupsstore.com phone: (727)725-9985 o ORBIT PROFESSIONAL PACKING CRATING (888) 247-8540 or 727-507-7447 lg@orbitppc.com www.orbitppc.com (U.S. & International) o CRATERS & FREIGHTERS (813) 889-9008 ( 877) 448-7447 Fax (813) 884-8393 Tampa@cratersandfreighters.com www.cratersandfreighters.com (U.S. & International) o TOP NOTCH TRANSPORT (US) (309)253-9700 info.topnotchtransport@gmail.com o CADOGAN TATE DESIGNER SERVICES miami@cadogantate.com (305)833-3700 (U.S. & International) o EXPERT MESSENGER sales@expertmessengers.com (866)343-8863 (within Florida) o We’ve had several buyers be pleased with this service -- https://www.uship.com/