Auctioneer Charles Fudge has over 40 Years of Professional Experience as an Antique Dealer, Buyer, Auctioneer and Appraiser. He is the principal auctioneer of Professional Appraisers and Liquidators Antique Auction Gallery in Crystal River, Florida and he and his partner of 17 years, Diane Fudge, are the owners.
We are located on the Gulf Coast of Central Florida (The Nature Coast) -- with easy access via most major highways and airports.. We are approximately an hour North of Tampa Bay / St. Pete, and an hour South of Ocala / Gainesville. We purchase and auction quality antiques, fine art, fine gold, diamond and gemstone jewelry, estates, and collectibles throughout Florida and all over the East Coast of the US including New York and New England (Diane is a native born New Yorker, and Charles has been been purchasing from multi-generational homes on Long Island for over 4 decades.
We will either buy Antiques or Estates outright or accept the items on consignment. No estate is too large or too small. Professional Appraisers & Liquidators Antiques, Fine Art & Collectibles Auction has a staff with over 100 years of combined experience in 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th Century Antiques, Art & Collectibles. We specialize in Antiques, Fine Art, Fine Jewelry, Collectibles, Pottery, Art Glass and high end antique Auctions, and Appraisals. 99 percent of our items are sold with No Reserves and we only accept reserves when it allows us to offer a desirable item we couldn't offer otherwise.
We also conduct Estate Auctions, Estate Sales, and occasionally sell at Mount Dora Extravaganza. . Our merchandise is always directly from private estates and fresh to the market. We offer live, telephone, absentee, and on-line bidding for our catalogued auctions.
Our excellent staff has over 100 years of combined experience in 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th Century Antiques, Art, Jewelry & Collectibles. Our specialty is Quality Antiques & Fine Art Auctions and Appraisals. We also hold Estate Auctions. Our merchandise is fresh to the market. We offer live, telephone, absentee, and on-line bidding for our catalogued auctions for your convenience.
We also offer Senior Transition & Relocation Services and will work with the Seniors, their Family or Heirs, Attorneys, or Executors. Whether you or your loved one are moving to a smaller home or Assisted Living, we handle the packing, moving and unpacking, as well as help you determine equitable distribution among heirs.
Our Estate and Probate Services include working with attorneys, executors and heirs to expedite probate requirements, valuation and liquidation. We have excellent references including family members, heirs, attorneys, realtors, fellow auctioneers, and clients -- which are available upon request. We handle this delicate time in a family's life with the utmost compassion and professionalism.
Although we buy antiques, collections and complete estates throughout the year, we hold approximately 3 high-end auctions per year which include items such as (but not limited to) 18th, 19th and 20th Century Art including Paintings, Paintings on Porcelain and Ivory, Prints and Bronzes by European and North American Listed Artists; Needlepoint, Tapestry and Embroidered Samplers as well as Antique and Vintage Quilts; Sterling Silver by famous makers such as Tiffany, Gorham, Georg Jensen, Taxco Mexican, Towle, Frankart, Roycroft, Edgar Brandt, Shiebler, Duhme, Whiting, Lunt, Tea and Coffee Sets, Platters and Jewelry; Art Pottery by Rookwood, Roseville, Hull, Moorcroft, Weller, Fulper, Grueby, Niloak, Van Briggle, Newcomb College, Metlox, Owens, Stangl, Fulper, Ohr and others; Glass by Tiffany, Moser, Loetz, Wavecrest, Mt Washington, Galle, Le Verre Francais, Daum, Daum Nancy, Lalique, Peachblow, Burmese, Czechoslovakian and others; Victorian Art Glass; Crystal by Heisey, Steuben and
Waterford; Elegant Glass by Cambridge, Fostoria, Duncan Miller and Heisey; Depression, Northwood and Carnival Glass, Brilliant Period Cut Glass, Early American Pattern Glass; Paperweights by Clichy, Baccarat, Ralph Barber, Mount Washington and others; Antique Lamps by Tiffany, Pairpoint, Galle, Daum Nancy, Le Verre Francais, Frankart, Duffner & Kimberly, Fulper, Stickley, Roycroft, Moe Bridges, Pittsburg, and Handel; Porcelain, China and Ceramics including Flow Blue, Limoges, Staffordshire, Minton, Meissen, Dresden, Noritake, Nippon, Sevres, Royal Doulton, Royal Copenhagen, Royal Dux, Shelley, Wedgwood, Metlox, RS Prussia, Rosenthal, Russel Wright, Teapots & Coffee Pots. Clocks including Mantle, Banjo, Vienna Regulators, Figural, Bronze, Crystal Regulators, Wall, Kitchen, Carriage, and Tall Case / Grandfather Clocks by makers such as Gustav Becker, Lenzkirch, Elliott, Harrington, Seth Thomas, Ansonia, Ingraham, Ingersoll, E. Howard, Waltham, Samuel Abbott, New Haven, Waterbury,
Welch, Chelsea, Kroeber, Howard & Davis, S.Marti, Japy, and others. Gold, Diamond and Gemstone Jewelry and Watches by Cartier, Tiffany, Van Cleef & Arpels, Philipe Patek, Jensen, Miriam Haskell, Hattie Carnegie, Trifari, Schiaparelli, Weiss, and many others. Our jewelry selection includes Victorian, Edwardian, Art Deco, Art Nouveau eras.
Other items include Military Collectibles including Uniforms and Medals, Antique Guns, Antique Oriental Rugs, items by Native American Indians, Americana, Black Memorabilia, Mid Century Modern Furniture and Collectibles, Primitives, Antique and (pre-1960) Vintage Dolls, Toys and Trains. We buy and sell items including Furniture from the Federal, Victorian, Edwardian, Art Deco, Art Nouveau, and Mid Century Modern eras, the Esthetic, Arts & Crafts, Danish Modern and Swedish Modern as well as Mid Century Modern (MCM) or Retro Periods.
Our client base (accumulated over decades) includes collectors and dealers from all over the USA, and also the Word due to our on-line bidding. The on-line bidding -- which means allows bidders to bid in our auctions in real-time from anywhere in the world via the internet.
Our advertising reaches U.S. and International Bidders via internet and trade publications, direct mail brochures to proven bidders, mass email newsletters, print ads, press releases, as well as making use of radio and TV publicity. We participate in Social Networking such as Facebook and Twitter, and maintain 2 blogs. We are also listed on all the major internet auction calendars. Our website also rates very high on Google.
We make "house calls" in Florida, East Coast USA, and throughout the Southeast. We are in New York often to buy due to referrals from the relationships we've formed over the past 40+ years. , We will buy (or accept on consignment) one item, a collection, or the complete contents of an estate.
We enjoy serving the elderly, and helping seniors downsize for Assisted Living or a move closer to their loved ones -- Senior Relocation Services. We treat you (or your Senior loved ones) as if they are our own family. We work well with family members attempting to help their loved ones from afar.
Our business is operated with honesty, integrity and old fashioned values. We maintain the same business style and morals that we held when we began 40+ years ago. The result is thousands of referrals from clients, their families & neighbors, heirs, sellers, attorneys, realtors, and consignors alike, and there is no better advertising than word of mouth.
For further information you can view our website at http://www.charliefudge.com email us at email@example.com or phone us at 352-795-2061 or toll free 800-542-3877. If you have an "antiques emergency" after hours or on Sunday, you can call us at 727-385-6109. We welcome the opportunity to further discuss our services and ethics with you.