Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
DoneWed, May 29, 2019 3:00 PM UTC
Cedar Falls, IA, USA
Spectacular Toy & Collectibles Auction
Over 500 quality lots, featuring the lifetime toy collection of the late Thomas "Tom" W. Abbas (1945 - 2016), and the lifetime toy and advertising collection of the late Patricia Miller (1949-2017). Including an excellent selection of German, American and Japanese tin toys circa 1890-1950. Many with their original box and in near mint condition. Also including cast iron and pressed steel examples. Additionally the auction features a wide variety of vintage advertising and store displays of all types.
May 22nd-24th: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm May 27th: Closed for the holiday May 28th: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Terms & Conditions
ALL INTERNET BIDDERS ARE REQUIRED TO READ AND AGREE TO THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS OF SALE. 1. You must be registered at least 24 hours in advance of the start of the sale in order to participate. 2. The Buyer's Premium is 30% for all internet purchases. 3. All property must be paid for within seven (7) business days after receiving your invoice. Invoices will be sent via email the week following the auction. 4. Shipping is provided by Jackson's International. Due to quality control issues, we do not release to third party shippers. Buyers may request a shipping quote (estimate) prior to auction. 5. The absence of condition remarks in the lot description DOES NOT mean the item is in perfect condition. Prospective buyers are in ALL CASES responsible for determining the physical condition of lots. All items are sold AS IS and there will be no returns based on condition. 6. Registered bidders accept all personal liability to pay the purchase price, including the buyer's premium and all applicable taxes, plus all other applicable charges, unless it has been explicitly agreed in writing with Jackson's before the commencement of the sale that the bidder is acting as agent on behalf of an identified third party acceptable to Jackson's, and that Jackson's will only look to the principal for payment. -PAYMENT- *IMMEDIATE PAYMENT IS REQUIRED* A 30% buyer's premium is added to the hammer price of each item sold for internet live buyers. Payment made by irrevocable wire transfer WILL incur a processing fee. In the event that a credit card is used for payment, a surcharge will be assessed. Credit cards will only be accepted for DOMESTIC invoices for $5,000 or less. Additionally, credit cards must be registered in the United States. INTERNATIONAL payments must be made via bank transfer or a check drawn from a US banking account. We cannot accept credit cards registered outside of the United States or for those invoices with international addresses. No exceptions. Purchases paid by personal check will not be shipped until funds have cleared the Auctioneer's bank (7 business days. All property must be paid for within seven (7) business days after receiving auction invoice unless otherwise arranged with an authorized staff member. Please note that on lots containing coins, bullion, and jewelry we will not accept payment by credit card. In the event of nonpayment, your agreement to bid online is authorization to charge your credit card for purchases and all additional charges, including the online buyer's premium. Auctioneer may impose, and the purchaser agrees to pay, a 1.5% per month late charge on the total purchase price on invoices that are outstanding over thirty (30) days after the date of the sale. -CONDITION OF LOTS- All items are sold AS IS and there will be no returns based on condition. The items sold are often of considerable age and will exhibit wear, usage and damage often not listed in the catalog entry. The absence of condition remarks in the lot description DOES NOT mean the item is in perfect condition. Prospective buyers are in ALL CASES responsible for determining the physical condition of lots. Condition reports are available upon request. However, no employee or agent of Jackson's International Auctioneers and Appraisers is authorized to make on our behalf or on that of the consignor any representation or warranty, oral or written, with respect to any property. Therefore, if a prospective bidder has not examined the property to their satisfaction before the sale, or his/her agent has not inspected the property, Jackson's recommends that they not bid on the property. To accommodate prospective buyers, all items offered for sale are available for viewing the Saturday and Sunday prior to the auction from 10am-5pm and Monday through Friday prior to the auction from 9am-5pm. -CONDITION REPORTS- Please note that Jackson's is pleased to provide our opinion of the condition of items offered for sale upon request. This service is provided for guidance only, without legal obligation. We are not professional conservators or restorers, and therefore cannot guarantee the content of the written condition report. Subsequently, if a prospective buyer has not examined the property to their satisfaction before the sale, or his/her agent has not inspected the property, Jackson's recommends that they not bid on the property. Please note that the condition of frames is not guaranteed. Notwithstanding this report of condition, all lots are offered and sold AS IS and there will be no returns based on condition in accordance with the "Conditions of Sale" as listed. -SHIPPING AND/OR REMOVAL OF PROPERTY- Jackson's is your sole and only source for one stop packing and shipping. With over 50 years of experience, our professional, affordable and efficient in house shipping department will expertly pack and ship to meet any of your needs. To ensure quality control Jackson's DOES NOT release to third party shippers. Our in-house shipping department provides shipping services, as such; a shipping price is included on your invoice calculated to the address listed on your invoice. Please indicate any special shipping instructions or different ship-to address immediately after the auction. The shipping price includes packing, insurance and shipping cost. (For international shipments buyer is responsible for all duties, customs, and taxes, which are NOT included in the shipping price. In adherence with federal shipping regulations, Jackson's will not alter any invoices for shipping). Please note that shipping after an auction is done in the order payment is received and cleared - because of this, shipping times may be 4-6 weeks post payment. All prospective bidders may request a shipping quote for their prospective lots ahead of the auction. This shipping quote is an estimate of the cost of standard shipping as well as charges for materials and labor. Purchases paid by personal check will not be shipped until funds have cleared Auctioneer's bank. Please note that International shipping is not available for ivory items. These items will only be shipped within the United States, except to California, Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York. All buyers agree to comply with any additional restrictions regarding the trade of endangered species as a condition of sale. It is the purchaser's responsibility to obtain any licenses and/or certificates as well as any other required documentation prior to shipment. In the case of denial or delay of any required documentation or paperwork, they buyer will still be responsible for making on-time payment for the total purchase price of the lot. Therefore, if you are unsure, Jackson's recommend that you DO NOT BID on ivory items. We support the ban on the sale of non-antique carved ivory objects of art. For those items that may require freight shipping, please contact Jackson's International ahead of the auction to discuss shipping arrangements. Please note that freight purchases will likely take 8-12 weeks for delivery after payment has been cleared. In the event that items need to be stored over 30 days, storage charges may apply at a rate not to exceed $10 per lot/per day. Purchaser agrees that after 60 days after the date of the auction, if the purchased merchandise has not been removed or other arrangements have not been authorized by Jackson's personnel in writing, the merchandise shall be sold at auction at no reserve. All costs of notice, advertising, commissions, the sale and additional storage fees per lot at $10.00 per day will be assessed against the proceeds of the sale. Any funds remaining after the resale of the items and payment of auction fees and storage fees will be distributed as required by law. JACKSON'S CONDITIONS OF SALE 1. Most items auctioned are of considerable age and may exhibit wear, usage, repairs and damage. Therefore, all lots are sold "AS IS" except for the 60-day limited warranty contained herein and referred to in Paragraph 10 below, and neither the Auctioneer nor the Consignor makes any warranties or representations, express or implied, as to the title, merchant-ability, fitness, or condition with respect to such lots. All statements contained in the catalog or in any bill of sale, invoice, or elsewhere as to authorship, period, culture, source, origin, measurement, quality, rarity, provenance, importance, exhibition and literature of historical relevance, or physical condition ARE QUALIFIED STATEMENTS OF OPINION AND NOT REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES. Auctioneer and the Consignor are not responsible for errors or omissions in the catalog or any supplement material. The Buyer expressly acknowledges and agrees that in no event should Auctioneer, its officers, agents, or employees be liable for any damages including, without limitation, any compensatory, incidental, or consequential damages. 2. Registered bidders accept all personal liability to pay the purchase price, including the buyer's premium and all applicable taxes, plus all other applicable charges, unless it has been explicitly agreed in writing with Auctioneer before the commencement of the sale that the bidder is acting as agent on behalf of an identified third party acceptable to Auctioneer, and that Auctioneer will only look to the principal for payment. 3. Auctioneer reserves the right to withdraw any property before the sale and shall have no liability whatsoever for withdrawal of property. 4. Auctioneer reserves the right to reject any bid. If lot carries a minimum reserve, the Auctioneer may bid up to the reserve on behalf of the buyer. The highest bidder acknowledged by Auctioneer will be the Buyer. In the event of a dispute between bidders, Auctioneer has final discretion to determine the successful bidder. 5. On the fall of the Auctioneer's hammer, title to the offered lot will pass to the highest bidder acknowledged by Auctioneer, and such bidder thereupon assumes full risk and responsibility, and will pay the full purchase price plus Buyer's Premium and any applicable fees (such as sales tax and shipping) IMMEDIATELY upon receipt of invoice. 6. A Buyer's Premium of 25% (30% for internet bidders) of the successful bid price will be added to the purchase price & is payable by the Buyer as part of the total purchase price. 7. If any applicable conditions herein are not complied with by the Buyer, in addition to other remedies available to Auctioneer and the Consignor by law, including without limitation the right to hold the Buyer liable for the total purchase price, Auctioneer at its' option may either (a) cancel the sale, retaining as liquidated damages all payments (including deposits) made by the Buyer or (b) resell the property either privately or at public auction without reserve & in either event the Buyer will be liable for any deficiency in the purchase price & all costs & expenses, including: storage fees, handling charges, the expenses of both sales & commissions on both sales at Auctioneer's regular rates, all other charges due here-under, including attorney fees & incidental damages. In addition, a defaulting Buyer shall be deemed to have granted Auctioneer a security interest in, & Auctioneer may retain as collateral security for such Buyer's obligations to use, any property, in Auctioneer's possession owned by such Buyer. Payment will not be considered to have been made full until Buyer's check has cleared the Auctioneer's bank. 8. Auctioneer undertakes the execution of absentee bids as a convenience for clients and is not responsible for failure to execute bids, or for any error in the execution of bids. 9. The Buyer's sole and exclusive remedy is the rescission of the sale and the refund of the original purchase price plus any Buyer's Premium made, and is in lieu of any other remedy that may otherwise be available as a matter of law or in equity. Auctioneer and Consignor shall not by liable for any incidental or consequential damages incurred. 10. As stated in Paragraph 1 above, neither Auctioneer nor Consignor makes any express or implied representations or warranties whatsoever concerning any property in the catalog, including without limitation, any warranty of merchant-ability or fitness for a particular purpose, except as specifically provided herein. Except that Auctioneer warrants the authorship (as hereinafter defined) of a lot only for a period of sixty (60) days from date of sale (not date of receipt) of such lot and only to the original Buyer of record at the auction. Upon being notified within the sixty (60) day limited warranty period, it is determined to Auctioneer's satisfaction that the authorship is incorrect, the sale will be rescinded provided that the lot is returned to Auctioneer in the same condition in which it was at the time of sale. Auctioneer shall have the right to have the Buyer obtain, at the Buyer's expense, the opinion of two recognized experts in the field, mutually acceptable to Auctioneer and Buyer, before Auctioneer determines whether to rescind a sale under this limited warranty. If requested, Auctioneer will provide Buyer with the names of acceptable recognized experts. Buyer is advised that said lot should be inspected by themselves or their agents to their own level of satisfaction prior to bidding and purchase, but in any event, by the time they have purchased the item, as the limited warranty referred to herein expires sixty (60) days from the date of sale. Otherwise, there is no recourse whatsoever with Auctioneer as to authorship as defined hereinafter. Consignor, through its consignment contract, has agreed to allow Auctioneer to provide or release to the Buyer of a contested item, after the limited warranty period, necessary contact information of the Owner (i.e., name, address, and phone number) if Buyer wishes to seek a remedy or resolve a dispute in this matter directly with the Owner, after the limited warranty period runs. Buyer agrees and understands that after the sixty (60) day limited warranty, Buyer waives all right to request refunds of commissions, whether paid by Owner or Buyer, and all commissions are nonrefundable and shall remain the property of Auctioneer. Once the 60 day limited warranty period expires, Auctioneer may elect to have no involvement in the dispute between Owner and Buyer other than to provide contact information. If testimony is required of Auctioneer's employees or experts, their time will be charged to the respective party at the rate of $250 per hour plus expenses. 11. Authorship is defined as the creator, period, culture, source of origin, as the case may be, as set forth in the description of the lot in this catalog, as amended by an oral or written salesroom notices or announcements. Lack of authorship would also include fake or counterfeit items. 12. These Conditions of Sale and the Buyer's and our respective rights and obligations here-under are governed by the laws of the State of Iowa. By bidding at an auction, each Buyer and bidder agrees to be bound by these Conditions of Sale. Any dispute, controversy, or claim arising out of or relating to this agreement, or the breach, termination, or validity thereof, brought by or against Auctioneer (but not including claims brought against the Consignor by the Buyer of lots consigned here-under) shall be resolved by legal action brought in Black Hawk County, Iowa as the sole place for jurisdiction and litigation of any issues between the parties. 13. These conditions of Sale and the Buyer's and our respective rights and obligations here-under are governed by the laws of the State of Iowa. By bidding at an auction, each Buyer and bidder agrees to be bound by the Conditions of Sale. Any dispute, controversy, or claim arising out of or relating to this agreement, or the breach, termination or validity thereof, brought by or against Auctioneer (but not including claims brought against the Consignor by the Buyer of lots considered here-under) shall be resolved by legal action brought in Black Hawk County, Iowa as the sole place for jurisdiction and litigation of any issues between parties. Furthermore, any and all claims made between the parties hereto as a result of any transactions herein, the parties agree to a one-year statute of limitations, taking into consideration Chapter 715B of the Iowa Code. -EXHIBITION- To accommodate prospective buyers, all items offered for sale are available for viewing the Saturday and Sunday prior to the auction from 10am-5pm and Monday through Friday prior to the auction from 9am-5pm. We encourage all prospective buyers to personally inspect or have their agent inspect property before bidding to determine its condition and whether or not it has been restored, repaired or altered. -A NOTE TO BUYERS OF ECCLESIASTICAL- Jackson's maintains the right to reject any bid from persons bidding on certain ecclesiastical items such as chalices and monstrances if Jackson's, in their own discretion, feels that the buyer of such items would use them for any other reason than what they were originally produced for. -BIDDING- All lots will be sold in numerical order according to the printed catalog and approximately 80-100 lots will be offered per hour. If you are unable to attend the auction in person, but wish to participate, Jackson's offers three convenient ways for you to do so: absentee bidding, telephone bidding, and live internet bidding. Absentee bids & telephone bids will be executed only with a signed bid form. -BID INCREMENTS- Bidding may open above or below the low estimate and advances in the following order, although the auctioneer may vary the bidding increments during the course of the auction. When leaving absentee bids, please make sure your bids fall within the proper increments. $0-$100-- $10 $100-$500-- $25 $500-$1000-- $50 $1000-$2000-- $100 $2000-$5000-- $200 $5000-$10,000-- $500 $10,000+ $1000 or auctioneers discretion -SUCCESSFUL BIDS- Successful bidders will be notified and invoiced the week following the sale. All bidders will receive a list of sale results if they purchased the sale catalog or enclose a stamped self-addressed envelope with their absentee bid form.
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