The Hummel Legacy Collection Of Ted Bauer Part One 4-20-24

Over 350 Lots From The Legacy Collection of Mr. Ted Bauer of Maryland. Mr. Bauer was a longtime member of the M.I. Hummel Club and the Pleasant Journey Local Chapter, as well as a secondary dealer and renowned curator and expert. A few of the highlights from this first of several upcoming auction events are: International Bulgarian Boy, Little Fiddler in faience, several PFE prototypes including Rainy Day, Joyful Gifts, Off To School, For My Sweetheart , early sample Pleasant Journey, two without names; Hum 606 and Hum 609, along with M.I.H.C. Exclusive Editions, limited factory sample of Cheerful Tune, many Latest News, Madonnas, International and U.S. Dealer and Convention plaques. Multiple pieces acquired from the Private Collection of Robert L. and Ruth Miller, plus Goebel Co-Boys, Olszewski miniatures, Hummelscapes, and much more.

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Over 350 Lots From The Legacy Collection of Mr. Ted Bauer of Maryland.

Mr. Bauer was a longtime member of the M.I. Hummel Club and the Pleasant Journey Local Chapter, as well as a secondary dealer and renowned curator and expert. A few of the highlights from this first of several upcoming auction events are: International Bulgarian Boy, Little Fiddler in faience, several PFE prototypes including Rainy Day, Joyful Gifts, Off To School, For My Sweetheart , early sample Pleasant Journey, two without names; Hum 606 and Hum 609, along with M.I.H.C. Exclusive Editions, limited factory sample of Cheerful Tune, many Latest News, Madonnas, International and U.S. Dealer and Convention plaques. Multiple pieces acquired from the Private Collection of Robert L. and Ruth Miller, plus Goebel Co-Boys, Olszewski miniatures, Hummelscapes, and much more.

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1. All Lots are sold As is Where is.
2. Buyer's Premium: All items are sold subject to a 15% buyer's premium. All purchases will be in U.S. Dollars.
3. Payment Terms: All bidders are required to pay for their lot(s) by Wednesday, June 12th, 2024.
Local Bidders are encouraged to come to pay in person and pick up their items. Please read our shipping terms and conditions. Local Bidders pick up is Monday through Friday from 9 am to 5 pm or if another time is needed by appointment. We accept all major credit cards.
Payments made after Wednesday, June, 12th, 2024 will be subject to an additional 5% buyers premium, and your card will be automatically charged.
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5. Anti Fraud: All credit card payments will be quadruple verified by: credit card company/bank, name on card, zip code on card and shipping zip code. If ANY of the information does not match, Valley Auctions LLC will not allow items to ship unless another method of payment has been arranged.

6. Shipping: Valley Auctions, LLC will ship small items up to a certain weight or size. If it does not fit in a standard size box we cannot ship it. In House Shipping is not available for furniture, large framed items, and extremely fragile items. Items must be paid for in full before they will be shipped. The buyer is responsible for all shipping, packaging, handling and insurance charges. Buyer may also select a shipper of their choice. Please get a shipping quote from your shipper before you bid! Items must be paid for in full before they will be shipped. The buyer is responsible for all shipping, packaging, handling and insurance charges. Please allow at least two weeks for items to be shipped.

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7. Condition of Goods: In publishing this catalog, Valley Auctions, LLC has endeavored to accurately describe all items being sold but all property being offered is to be sold AS IS. No statement in this catalog, bill of sale, invoice, or elsewhere by any representative of, or person in the employ of Valley Auctions, LLC shall be deemed to be a warranty, representation, or assumption of liability with respect to age, condition, size, quality, variety, importance, provenance, or historical relevance of any of these items. Please note that photographs may have had size modifications for display purposes. Also, variations in color may occur due to digital processing.
8. Disputes: The Auctioneer will be the final judge as to who is the successful bidder. In the event of any dispute, the Auctioneer shall, at his discretion, decide whether or not to reopen the bidding.
9. Title to Goods: Title to all merchandise shall pass to the successful bidder at the fall of the Auctioneer's hammer. The purchaser shall assume full responsibility for the lot purchased once title has passed.
10. Removal of Goods: Delivery and storage shall be available at purchaser's risk. Arrangements for shipping or removal must be made within one week (7 days). After seven (7) days a $10 a day storage fee will be charged. If items have not been picked up or arranged for shipping then after fourteen (14) days items are declared abandoned and will become the property of Valley Auctions LLC.
11. Errors: Valley Auctions, LLC is not responsible for any typographical or any other error or omission in this catalogue or subsequent price key. Valley Auctions, LLC reserves the right to withdraw any property before the sale.
12. Agreement to Terms: In bidding on any lot, the bidder indicates acceptance of these Terms and Conditions of Sale. Title of each lot passes when the auctioneer says, "Sold". Thereafter, any loss by fire, theft, breakage, or any other cause is the sole responsibility of the purchaser. Merchandise must be packed and transported by the purchaser at his own risk and expense. If any employee or agent of Valley Auctions, LLC shall pack or transport the merchandise, it is fully at the risk, responsibility and expense of the purchaser and Valley Auctions, LLC shall not be liable for any loss or damage that may be caused by such employee or agent.
13. Bidder Responsibility: The bidder is responsible for knowing on which item(s) he or she is bidding. Upon becoming the winning bidder at auction, you have affected a contract and will be expected to pay for items in which you were evidenced to be the successful bidder. Auctioneer will not honor mistakes.
14. Acceptance of Bids: The Auctioneer reserves the right to accept or reject bids in any increment which the auctioneer deems to be in the best interest of the client, the seller. POOLS: Pools are associations of dealers or collectors formed with the purpose of keeping down auction prices for the benefits of its members. They are illegal in the United States and England. This has never occurred at our auctions, and under no circumstance will they ever be tolerated.
15. Clothing: All items are well taken care of but are used and should be considered such. Sizes should be considered approximate but should be close. We have attempted to note any condition issues but all items are being sold "As is, Where is." Please call with any specific questions that you may have.