Do’s and Don’ts of Auction Sales

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Do’s and Don’ts of Auction Sales



For collectors, antique hunters, and those looking for a bargain, a live auction sale gets you want you want and adds some excitement along the way.

Sullivan Auctioneers have been conducting auction sales for 56 years.

Sullivan’s are an old fashioned business with strong family relationships, believing that keeping things simple is the recipe for success.

The Sullivans develop relationships with both buyers and sellers. Wouldn’t it be nice to go to a brand new area, take in an auction and at the end of the day the auctioneer can call you by name.

That is what we do. We make you feel at home and relaxed, no high pressure and no nonsense. We assure an honest auction with excellent results.

This is why we have brought to you SullivanAuctions.com, a place to bring us that much closer to YOU.

OUR NEXT SALE IS Wednesday, March 22 at 10:00am.  

There are some DO's and DON'Ts you will want to know before you go.

1. DO check the payment terms before the day of the auction.
2. If you are in the market for a large item, ensure you are able to remove your item that same day.  DO check for pick-up and delivery options.
3. DO attend the preview to inspect the goods before you bid.
4. DON'T gasp, exclaim or show visible excitement during the preview when you see something you want to bid on.
5. DO wear comfortable shoes and clothes.  
6. DO keep a folding chair in your car, just in case.
7. DO jump in on the bidding when your item is on the block.  Auctions move fast so if you take too long to work up the courage, chances are the hammer will come down before you do.
8. DON'T bid unless you are absolutely sure you want to buy.  You can't change your mind once the hammer comes down.
9. DO have a good time.  Auctions are equal parts sport and shopping.  ENJOY YOURSELF!

 

ESTATE OF FRANK FOWLER AUCTION SALE
with inclusion from the  ESTATE OF HUGH O’NEIL

The sale includes a significant grouping of ARTWORK including works signed by AY Jackson, Franz Johnston, Lionell Lemoine Fitzgerald, Manly MacDonald,Maurice Cullen, FM Bell- Smith, Poul Thrane, Tom Stone, Frank Panabaker, OC Madden, F Schonberger, Geo Thomson, Blendermay, W.E Wright, Lavonia Ruth Stocklbach, vintage oils, watercolours and prints. SCROLL DOWN FOR DETAILS

ANTIQUE FURNITURE including butlers mahogany secretary bookcase, butlers desk/chest of drawers, Victorian mahogany sideboard with backsplash, burled walnut games/pay table with centre pedestal and drawers, Victorian sofa with arm chairs, Victorian slipper chair, burled walnut centre pedestal side table, ornate oak 8 ft wall shelf ,Spanish style ornate single bed, Spanish style leather seat chairs and stool, cherry drop leaf, gateleg table, walnut work table, pine chest on drawers blanket box, set of 6 press back chairs, Windsor rocker, cane bottom, oak office chair, pine lap top desk, spinning wheel.

ANTIQUE CLOCKS including Paquegnat “Halifax” grandfathers clock, Paquegnat oak cased mantle clocks,German made 3 ft cuckoo clock, wall clocks with stenciling , Inlay wall clocks, Banjo , Carriage, Gingerbread, Cottage, Steeple, Time and Date mantle clock, Granddaughters clock  

Approx 70 pcs of ANTIQUE CRANBERRY GLASS including hanging hall lamps, sugar shaker, Epergnes, pickle cruets, syrup pitcher, Mary Gregory pieces, candle lamps, wall sconces, water pitchers, perfumes, table lamps.

COLLECTIBLES including “Rylie” sterling silver flatware, silver serving pieces, signed Canadian folk carvings, Grenfell mat, Inuit dolls, hooked wall hanging, quilts, terrestrial globe lamp, Losol toilet set with extra pieces, ink wells, stoneware, walking sticks, wooden dash churn, Staffordshire, Flo Blue, Cosmos,

LAMPS including cast iron hanging lamp with 4 glass fonts, Aladdin lamps, press oil lamps, miniature oil lamps, parlour lamps, hanging lamps, painted shade table lamp, lamp parts,

Frost and Clear comports, goblets, cut glass, Coca Cola candy dispenser, Planters jar, original Beatles wall paper,1920’s American silver dollars, numerous other articles

ARTWORK DETAILS
Franz Johnston oil tempera 16″ x 20″, has been authenticate by May berrys fine art galleries and signed on back by Paul Rodrik, Franz Johnston son.
Franz Johnston 14″ x 10″ oil on canvas, “1930 Georgian Bay”
Lionel Fitgerald- Group of Seven oil pastel, titled Spring Time dated 1930
AY Jackson oil on panel from 1935 signed bottom right corner has Klinkhoff Gallery label on back titled ” Road to Algonquin park” 12″ x 16″
Maurice Cullen 10″x 13″ oil on board “Late Spring”
Frederick Bell-Smith titled on back “Bow Valley River” original frame
Frank Panabaker “Georgian Bay” dated 1965 original frame oil on canvas 16″ x 20″
Manly MacDonald 24″ x 30″ “Nova Scotia Harbour scene”
Manly MacDonald 10″ x 12″ “Winter Scene”
Manly MacDonald 16″ x 20″ “Belleville on the Moira”
Tom Stone 10″ x 12″ “Country Home”
2 Poul Thrane 24″ x 30″ watercolours
8 Lavonia Ruth Stocklebach watercolours
W.E Wright ” Lake Trout” oil painting

SIGNED CANADIAN CARVINGS
Folk carving of a hand and two humming birds signed by Nancy Pallender, Lachute, Quebec
Dog carving of a beagle by Mario Lavoie Drummondville, Quebec
Dog carving of a Dalmatian by Mario Lavoie, Drummondville, Quebec
Dog carving of a German Shepard by Boyd Wright of Micksburg, Ottawa Valley, 1943

Sale being held WEDNESDAY MARCH 22ND AT 10:00 AM
BELLEVILLE AND DISTRICT FISH AND GAME CLUB  in Belleville get directions

NO BUYERS PREMIUM
VIEWING 8 AM – SALE TIME DAY OF SALE.
SAME DAY REMOVAL OF ITEMS IS REQUIRED.

SULLIVAN AUCTIONEERS
Plainfield 613-477-2082
www. sullivanauctions.com for photos and details

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