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DoneSat, Sep 27, 2014 12:00 PM EDT
Dallas, TX, USA
The Betty Williams Estate Auction - Day 1
Featuring the lifetime collection of the late Betty Williams, prominent Dallas socialite and collector and one time owner of the Troy Post Home. One of the finest collections ever offered in Dallas! Betty Williams was a consummate collector. Her incredible collection includes rare items purchased from renown designers Loyd and Paxton plus rare items from her time in Paris. Highlights include: a rare Parisian signed giltwood bureau desk, an incredible French roccoco giltwood screen, entire collection of Dorothy Doughty Birds, fine French cameo glass, sterling silver, signed F. Linke center table, Lalique, a rare carved Italian marble statue, collection of fine paintings, Sevres, Dresden and Miessen porcelains, fine jewelry including David Webb pieces, fine watches, couture including Judith Lieber purses and belts, and much more comprising over 600 lots! The Majority offered at NO RESERVE!!!
Lot Number: Lowest
Thursday September 25th, 10am-7pm Friday September 26th, 10am-7pm
1729 Irving Blvd Suite 101
Dallas, TX 75207
Terms & Conditions
***IMPORTANT: PLEASE REVIEW THE FOLLOWING TERMS & CONDITIONS OF THIS AUCTION BEFORE REGISTERING TO BID. THANK YOU!!!*** The following as amended by any posted notices or oral announcements during the sale, constitutes the entire terms and conditions on which property listed in the catalog shall be offered for sale or sold by J. Garrett Auctioneers, and any consignor of such property for whom J. Garrett Auctioneers has acted as agent. By registering to bid in this auction, whether in person or by agent, absentee bid, telephone, Internet or other means, the purchaser or bidder agrees to be bound by these Terms and Conditions of Sale: **TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE** 1. PAYMENT -- DOMESTIC CLIENTS: We accept wire transfers, cash, personal or company check. CREDIT CARDS SHALL ONLY BE ACCEPTED IN PERSON - NO EXCEPTIONS. WE DO NOT ACCEPT PAYPAL. Items purchased in person must be paid for on the day of the auction. For items purchased online, you will be emailed an invoice the day after the auction. It is your responsibility to contact J. Garrett Auctioneers via telephone at 469-360-5086 or email email@example.com to make payment. IF PAYMENT IS NOT RECEIVED WITHIN 10 DAYS, A DISPUTE WILL BE FILED WITH LIVE AUCTIONEERS. If paying by check, J. Garrett Auctioneers reserves the right to hold all purchases until the check has cleared to the satisfaction of J. Garrett Auctioneers and its bank. INTERNATIONAL CLIENTS: *** International payments must be made by wire transfer *** 2. SHIPPING -- It is the buyer's responsibility to arrange for and pay for shipping. J. Garrett Auctioneers does not provide shipping services or shipping quotes! We can however, refer successful bidders to reputable shipping services, as a service. ALL PURCHASES MUST BE PICKED UP BY FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10TH. ITEMS THAT ARE NOT PICKED UP WILL BE MOVED TO A THIRD PARTY STORAGE FACILITY. STORAGE FEES SHALL BE $20 A DAY PER ITEM. 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All purchases will be subject to an 8.25% Texas sales tax unless (1) you are an out-of-state resident and your purchases are being shipped out of Texas or (2) if you are a Texas resident and you possess a valid tax-exempt number. J. Garrett Auctioneers must have a blanket exemption certificate with permit number and signature on any tax exempt sale before releasing. 8. If we are prevented by fire, theft, or any other reason whatsoever from delivering any property to the purchaser, our liability shall be limited to the sum actually paid, by the purchaser for such property. 9. J. Garrett Auctioneers reserves the right to withdraw any lot at any time before the auction without liability. 10. The auctioneer reserves the right to reject any bid not commensurate with the value of the property offered. 11. A range of estimates is given on each lot with a low and a high estimate. Estimates should not be relied on as a prediction of the actual selling price. 12. If any applicable conditions herein are not complied with by the purchaser, in addition to other remedies available to it by law, including without limitation the right to hold the purchaser liable for the total purchase price, J. Garrett Auctioneers at its option may either (a) cancel the sale, retaining as liquidated damages all payments made by the purchaser or (b) resell the property at public auction without reserve or minimum selling price, and the purchaser will be liable for any deficiency and costs, including handling charges, expenses of both sales, the commission on both sales at regular rates, all other charges due hereunder and incidental damages. 13. In the unlikely event we lose our internet connection, J. Garrett Auctioneers reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion to cancel the remainder of the auction or continue at it's discretion in live venue at it's discretion. 14. Some lots may be offered with a "reserve" which is the minimum price below which the lot will not be sold. J. Garrett Auctioneers may act to protect the reserve by bidding through the auctioneer. The auctioneer may open the bidding on any lot below the reserve by placing a bid on behalf of the consignor. The auctioneers may continue to bid on behalf of the consignor up to the amount of the reserve, either by placing bids in response to other bidders or by placing consecutive bids. 15. These terms and conditions of sale, as well as the respective rights and obligations of J. Garrett Auctioneers and any purchasers or bidder at any sale of J. Garrett Auctioneers, shall be governed by and construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas. 16. The auctioneer is licensed and regulated by the Department of Licensing and Regulation. Licensure with the Department does not imply approval or endorsement by the State of Texas. If you have an unresolved complaint, it should be directed to: Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, P.O. Box 12157, Austin, Texas 78711, 512-463-6599. Jeff Garrett, ST. Lic. # 6794, Justin Garrett, St. Lic. # 16236. Copyright 2014, J. Garrett Auctioneers, LTD. ; all rights reserved
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