Fullerton, CA, United States
DoneSun, May 20, 2018 9:00 PM UTC
Antique Vintage Jewelry Single Owner Designer
WELCOME EVERYONE !! We are pleased to bring to market this prestigious collection from one of New York's finest jewelers, "Le Petit Musee" located in Manhattan. This collection features many antique and period jewelry items. Mr. Louis Rauch was their chief designer and salesman. He was featured in Vogue Magazine and had many celebrities as his clients while working at "Petit Musee". Later on, Louis opened his own jewelry store. Everything in this auction is from Louis's personal collection. Most of the sterling items were designed Louis and we have the original molds for many of the sterling pieces, that he designed, also available for sale. He had a passion for the Victorian and used antiques pieces to inspire his own designs. This collection was put together over 50 years ago, and we are so pleased to bring you these wonderful pieces offered as a single owner collection. Since has was a working jeweler the collection also includes gemstones and other pieces useful to jewelry makers and jewelers. We are certified gemologist, and are very pleased to offer you this fine, single owner collection.
Auction & Auctioneer Information
Sunday, May 20th from 10am til 2pm
- 19% up to $10,000.00
- 16% up to $100,000.00
- 12% above $100,000.00
Terms & Conditions
APPRAISAL & ESTATE SALE SPECIALISTS, Inc. Terms & Conditions: Your bid is an agreement to the terms set forth in these "Terms & Conditions" by Appraisal & Estate Sale Specialists, Inc. known from herein as "A.E.S.S.". For shipping terms, please see the "Shipping" section. A.E.S.S. will solely determine what we ship from In House at our discretion. We are an auction house not a shipping company. We ONLY take credit card payments through LiveAuctioneers payment system.....NO PAYPAL and NO PHONE PAYMENTS. If your total is greater than $4,000, and you are not paying through LiveAuctioneers payment system, then we ONLY accept cash in person or money order/cashiers check or bank wire transfers. We will provide you with our account information when needed for wire transfers. 1. All items are sold "AS IS" and "WHERE IS" and all sales are final when the hammer falls, no exceptions. It is the responsibility of the prospective buyer to inspect the item before purchase. Any condition statement, grading opinion, or test, karatage results are given as a subjective judgement and as a courtesy and are not a guarantee of condition or authenticity. Buyers are to determine condition, age, genuineness, authenticity, materials, quality, value, or any other determinant factors, regardless if the buyer bids on the internet or in person and regardless if the bidder has inspected in person or not. 2. Your bid is an agreement as to the terms set forth in these "Terms & Conditions" by A.E.S.S.. Buyer releases Appraisal & Estate Sale Specialists, Inc., hereafter known as A.E.S.S., of responsibility. The buyer assumes all risks of valuations concerning any and all purchases. A.E.S.S. does not and will not imply any warranty. No charge backs of any kind will be allowed. A.E.S.S. will not be responsible for errors and omissions of any kind and there are no refunds or returns. Any and all verbal announcements supersede the written catalog at auction time. In addition, if changes are to be made they will be announced by the auctioneer. All bidders are bound by any changes that either the auctioneer or auction house makes. Failure to pay all balances due within 15 days of auction close forfeits all rights to purchase any and all items. 3. It is the responsibility of the buyer to arrange for shipping once the item has been fully paid for. A.E.S.S. provides you with our recommended UPS shipper in our Shipping description. A.E.S.S. will ONLY ship small items to USA addresses with an aggregate of $500.00 total. Items under $500.oo are at our choice solely to ship in house or not, as we may still deemed lot or Lot(S) to fragile or awkward for us to ship in house and will require outside shipping even if the value is under $500. Please make sure your shipper carries insurance and requires signature confirmation. We are not responsible for damage or loss by any third party shipper. All international shipping charges, customs, tariffs, taxes, etc. are the responsibility of and between the buyer and shipper. Please check your countries rules before bidding. A.E.S.S., as a courtesy, does provide bidders with contact information for local shipping companies. A.E.S.S. will not be held responsible for any liability issues around any outside shipping company. Unless otherwise indicated, lots may be offered with a reserve. A.E.S.S. has the right to protect the reserve on behalf of the consignor. In the case of a reserve A.E.S.S. may bid on the seller's behalf only up to the reserve amount. Payments are due when you receive your invoice or at the fall of the hammer, unless otherwise specified. Items will only be shipped out after complete payment has been made. PAYMENT = Hammer price + buyer's premium + applicable taxes and any applicable shipping charges. 4. A.E.S.S. reserves the right to have your funds verified before bidding on any item(s). The buyer's premium is 19% and will be added to the final hammer price and then proper sales tax will be added to that total. Sales tax will be collected on all items sold in the state of California, unless a valid resale number and appropriate paperwork are on file with A.E.S.S. If buyer lives out of state, and bids out of state, but picks up item(s) in the state of California, then California sales tax will be added to that item. Sales tax rate is 7.75%. Payment is to be paid in full at the end of the auction or within 7 days of end of auction. We only accept credit card payment by LIVE AUCTIONEERS PAYMENT system, checks, money orders, and bank wire transfers ONLY! Checks may have up to a 14 business day hold before items are released. Credit card payments are to be made ONLY through LIVE AUCTIONEER payment system. ANY payments over $4,000.0 MUST be bank wire transfer ONLY. NO PAYPAL PAYMENTS WILL BE ACCEPTED, we do NOT accept PayPal. If your total is greater than $4,000, and you are not paying through LiveAuctioneers payment system, then we ONLY accept cash in person or bank wire transfers. We will provide you with our account information when needed. All Credit card payments are to be made ONLY through LIVE AUCTIONEER payment system....NO EXCEPTIONS !! No PayPal or phone-in credit card payments accepted!! 5. All payments are ONLY in United States dollars. Invoices will be sent through LiveAuctioneers within 2 days after the auction. Payment must be received by A.E.S.S within the three business days immediately after receiving the invoice at the end of auction. The buyer shall not acquire title or take possession of the lot until all amounts including the hammer price, buyer's premium and applicable taxes due to A.E.S.S. have been paid in full. Personal checks may cause items to be held until funds have cleared our bank, which may take up to 14 business days. Items not paid for within three days of the auction are subject to late fees. No charge backs will be accepted as buyer has agreed that they have assumed all valuation risk. A.E.S.S reserves the right to require payment in full, including buyer's premium and sales tax before delivering/transferring any lot to the successful purchaser. ALL Wire transfers will include an extra $25.00 fee under $2,000.00 6. A.E.S.S reserves the right to require payment in full before releasing any lot to the successful purchaser or the shipping agent of the purchaser. Buyer agrees to pay a $40.00 returned check fee for any check returned by the bank. We are not responsible for any damage or loss that occurs after the fall of hammer. A.E.S.S. will try to protect won lots as best we can. 7. Items that have cleared payment the night of the auction can be picked up at the night of the auction at the auction location. Otherwise, items will be picked up after funds have cleared at: Appraisal & Estate Sale Specialists, Inc. 720 E. Walnut #B Fullerton, CA 92831 714-916-8119 8. Buyers who are picking up must make an appointment for pickup. Buyers making shipping arrangements should use this address as the shipping/ pick up address. Items must be picked up or shipped out within 7 days of the auction payment by all purchasers of auction items. Items not pick up/shipped out after 7 days are subjects to min. $20.00 per day per lot storage fee. A.E.S.S. has the right to hold items that have been paid for in full, but have been in storage, until storage fee has been paid for. We will not be responsible for any loss or damage of merchandise left longer than the 14 days. Buyer forfeitsall rights to the item(s) if not picked up, or shipped out, within 45 days of auction end, regardless if the item or items has been fully or partially paid for. A.E.S.S reserves the right to either, at A.E.S.S. discretion, to either: claim item(S) or sell in a future auction, under the buyer's name, at 40% commission, with no minimums, no reserves. 9. Auctioneer reserves the right, at his/her sole discretion, to accept or decline any bid, to accept or decline any challenge to any bid or bidding increment, to reduce any mail bid received, to open the bidding of a lot at any level deemed appropriate by the Auctioneer and to determine the prevailing bid. ALL auctioneers and auction house decisions will be deemed final. Auctioneer also reserves the right to pass on an item if it does not meet the reserve price. Bidding that exceeds $100,000 U.S. dollars, the auctioneer has the right to choose bidding increments as auctioneer sees fit. 10. A.E.S.S. will not be held responsible for any failures, including use of the internet, bids or bidding, its staff, or anything that is out of A.E.S.S.'s ultimate control. Under no circumstance will A.E.S.S. be held responsible for failure of internet connections, sites, internet bidding, or missed bids from internet failures or any other technology issues, or any A.E.S.S. staff issues. Internet bidders do agree to these terms by participating in this auction. A.E.S.S. will not be held responsible for any technology or internet issue that cause bid disruption, missed bids, or bidding failures. Bidder acknowledges that A.E.S.S. is providing internet bidding as a courtesy only and internet bidders understand that this courtesy service may not function properly. If there is a tie between an internet bid and a floor bid, the floor bid takes precedence. 11. Any and all measurements, test results, weights, color in photographs or descriptions in catalog are approximate and are meant as guidelines ONLY and are given as a courtesy only and are not a guarantee. Appraisals are provided for convenience. A.E.S.S. will not be held responsible for any errors. 12. A.E.S.S. reserves the right to withdraw items at any point, including during the auction and items that have current bids on them. 13. By submitting a bid, in person, via phone, absentee, internet, or through an agent, that bidder has thoroughly read the Terms and Conditions Agreement by A.E.S.S. and adheres to and agrees to the terms and condition of this sale, whether or not buyer has physically signed a copy of the T & C's. By bidding at an A.E.S.S. auction you are agreeing to and are bound by these terms. By bidding on items, buyer personally and unconditionally guarantees payment. 14. Auctioneer may pass on an item to protect the consignor. Consignors are not allowed to bid on items. 15. A.E.S.S. reserves the right to reject any bid from any source. 16. Auction participants will hereby indemnify and hold harmless the auctioneer, auction house, and seller from any and all damage claims or liabilities from any injuries to persons or property of any type, whatsoever, caused during the sale or during the removal of items purchased. Buyers are to remove purchased items at their own risk. Buyer must check and ensure that they have collected all lots and all items of a lot. This responsibility falls solely on the buyer. 17. A.E.S.S. has complete right, at our complete discretion, to refuse admission to the auction event, or refuse any bids. 18. Buyer must complete registration before bidding. All prospective buyers must sign and complete a bidder registration form before bidding on any items. By bidding online your bid states that you agree to these terms. All decisions made by the auctioneer are deemed final. 19. If any lot is stolen and cannot be delivered to purchaser, A.E.S.S. will not be held liable or responsible. If a shipping package is lost, it is not the responsibility of A.E.S.S. 20. Each lot in this catalog is offered for sale and is subject to the terms set forth, as changed or supplemented by provisions a) written in other places within these Terms of Sale, b) in written supplements to this Catalog or other materials prepared by us and c) as stated by the auctioneer or posted in writing at the auction, prior to a bid being accepted for a lot. No other communications by any member of the Auction House is intended to be binding, and such communications are made for informational purposes only. By bidding at the auction the buyer and all bidders agree to be bound by these terms or those changed and supplemented, whether bidding in person, through a representative, by phone, by internet, or other absentee bid. 21. Catalog photos are not to scale. A.E.S.S. retains ALL rights to all photography and all other intellectual property. Catalog may not necessarily be correct in color due to the restraints of digital photography, exposures, monitors and electronic transmission. Buyer is encouraged to inspect and ask questions on items before bidding. 22. Lots will be sold to the highest bidder as determined by the sole judgement of the auction house and auctioneer. Auctioneer has the right to settle any disputes and reopen the bidding if the auctioneer deems necessary. Auctioneers have sole discretion to regulate the bidding, bidders, and increments. All decision made by the auctioneer and A.E.S.S. will be determined as final. 23. Auctioneers does not offer any warranties of/on/or authenticity. 24. *** PAYMENTS *** "NO" payments will be accepted by credit card over the phone. Payments will ONLY be accepted by LIVE AUCTIONEERS PAYMENTS. We do accept cash, checks, money order and bank wire transfer. "NO" payments will be accepted by credit card over the phone. If you need to use a credit card, then you can use LIVE AUCTIONEERS PAYMENTS. We only accept, in person, credit card payments up to the amount of $3,000 total from a single bidder. If your total is greater than $5,000, and you are not paying through LiveAuctioneers payment system, then we "ONLY" accept cash in person or bank wire transfers. We will provide you with our account information when needed. A.E.S.S. has the sole authority to discriminate what items get shipped from in house and what is shipped by an outside shipper. We are an auction house and not a professional shipping company. 25. A.E.S.S. shipping FOR COINS ONLY: A.E.S.S. is only shipping in house coins, and a few items at our discretion. Your coins ONLY will be shipped by A.E.S.S. to your registered LiveAuctioneers USA address only. We only ship coins lots up to $500.00 (five hundred) U.S. dollars. Amounts over $500.00 will need to arrange for an outside shipper. Buyer is responsible for all in house shipping costs including a small fee per package to cover for packing materials. We will take care of shipping your items out in a timely manner with tracking info after full payment has been made. We require insurance on your package. Signature Confirmation may be required and are extra services and will ONLY be added at A.E.S.S.'s sole discretion. Items will be shipped by US Post Office. If any other shipping method is desired, buyer will pay for this upgrade, i.e. Priority Mail or Express Mail. Coins will only be shipped out after complete payment has been made, hammer price + buyer's premium + shipping + applicable taxes = complete payment. All other items, other than coins, are your responsibility to contact either your shipper or our local shippers. Local shipper's contact information is located under our ABOUT US page. If you have other items won in the auction beside coins, it will ship the coins only to your USA liveauctioneer.com registered address only. 26. A.E.S.S. does not guarantee the working condition of any mechanical items including watches, lamps, clocks, musical instruments or any device that has an electrical or mechanical moving nature. Nor do we guarantee any repairs. Buyer is advised to check for themselves the condition of these items. If you place a bid on a third party site, that bid is a binding contract and you will be held responsible for your purchase. 27.. These terms and conditions shall be governed by the Laws of the State of California. The exclusive venue for resolving any disputes arising from or related to these terms and conditions shall be in Orange County, in the State of California. If any action, suit or other proceedings is instituted that is related to, or arises from, these terms and conditions, the prevailing Party shall recover all of such Party's costs and attorney's fees incurred in each and every such action, suit or other proceeding, including any and all appeals or petitions there from. If your total is greater than $5,000, and you are not paying through LiveAuctioneers payment system, then we "ONLY" accept cash in person or bank wire transfers. We will provide you with our account information when needed. 28. This is the agreement in full and no edits will be made. THANK YOU and GOOD LUCK!!
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