Name Best of Santa Fe 2017
Auctioneer Allard Auctions
Type Internet Absentee Bidding
Date(s) 8/12/2017 - 8/13/2017
Session 1: Saturday, August 12, 2017 (lots 1-370) - 12:00 pm (MDT) Session 2: Sunday, August 13, 2017 (lots 501-845) - 10:00 am (MDT)
Preview Date/Time Preview both days starting at 8:00 am (MDT)
Location Scottish Rites Hall 463 Paseo De Peralta
Santa Fe, NM 87501
Buyer Premium Buyer's Premium 15%
An auction of American Indian artifacts, art, and related collectibles Please join us in exciting Santa Fe the week before Indian Market this August for what promises to be an historic event! We are featuring the collection of long time collector, hobbyist, Indian trader, and feather artist Bob Wills from Dumont, NJ. We are honored to have Bob's beadwork collection to offer along with other interesting things he's gathered over the years. We are also very happy to be selling an old collection of beadwork, baskets, cornhusks, horse gear, and other great pieces all collected in the Columbia River Basin in the 50s and 60s. All pieces are documented in the original owner Tommy Thompson's ledger, with interesting notes and stories. In addition, we have accumulated some really great pieces for this auction! There are more fantastic beadwork pieces, a huge assortment of quality baskets, several high-end Navajo rugs, some very rare old Pueblo pottery, and the best group of NW Coast and Eskimo items we have ever had! And as always, lots of great Indian jewelry , some really rare original Native and Western art, a collection of Apache items, kachinas carvings, Santa Fe antiques, antique tradebeads, and a number of interesting and hard to find antique, western, and Mexican collectibles - over 800 pieces in all! Previews both days begin at 8:00 am (MDT). Auction times are Saturday at noon and Sunday at 10:00 am. Live online, absentee, and phone bidding are all available. Full-color catalog available for $30 - includes prices realized.
1. A buyer’s premium of 15% (20% for online bidders) of the hammer bid price will be added to the purchase price and is payable by the purchaser as the total purchase price. All purchases are subject to state and local sales tax unless the purchaser possesses a valid sales tax exemption number. Exemption numbers from participating states are as per state tax codes. Tax numbers must be registered at the time a bidder number is issued. Signed documentation may be required to qualify for tax exemptions. 2. All items are sold as-is to the highest bidder, and neither we, nor the consignor make any warranties or representations with respect to these items, and neither will be responsible for the correctness of description, genuineness, attribution, provenance, period, culture, age, source, origin, authenticity, or condition of any item sold. All statements, written and oral, are QUALIFIED STATEMENTS OF OPINION ONLY. Illustrations in our catalogs, website, and other materials are provided for identification only. Prospective buyers are, in all cases, responsible for determining the physical condition of lots. By placing a bid, either in person, by phone, absentee or via the Internet, you signify that you have examined the items as fully as you desire to or that you have chosen not to examine them. Merchandise returns will not be accepted for any reason. 3. The auctioneer reserves the right to reject any bid. The highest bidder acknowledged by the auctioneer will be the purchaser. If any dispute arises between bidders, the item in dispute shall, at the auctioneer’s discretion, either be re-offered for sale or sold as stated. In any event, the auctioneer’s decision will be final. If any dispute arises after the sale, our sales records shall be conclusive in all respects. Title will pass to the highest bidder when the auctioneer says, “SOLD”, and thereafter the property is at the purchaser’s sole risk and responsibility. 4. Very few items in this sale are offered subject to a reserve. This is a confidential minimum price agreed upon by the consignor and Allard Auctions, Inc., below which the item will not be sold. The reserve may be executed by bidding from the auctioneer, his assistant, or the owner. 5. All written and phone-in absentee bids will be executed by the auctioneer’s assistant or the auctioneer himself, by use of a raised hand at the podium. Additionally, the representative(s) of the online bidding company, on behalf of pre-registered, online absentee bidders, will execute those bids live from the auction floor in the same manner. In the event of multiple absentee bids on an item, bidding on the floor must, and will, start at a figure no higher than the highest absentee bid, and no lower than the second highest absentee bid. Also, if any two or more absentee bids on a single item are tied, the first one received will be the one acknowledged and recorded. 6. Allard Auctions, Inc. reserves the right to withdraw any property before or during the sale, and has no liability whatsoever for the withdrawal of property. The local Federal Fish and Wildlife Dept. has been notified, and any items found to be illegal to sell because of feathers, attachments, or any other reason, will be pulled from the auction and not offered for sale. 7. By submitting any bid, whether in person, in writing, or any other means, the buyer acknowledges and accepts these terms and conditions. 8. We occasionally offer for sale firearms that do not fit within the range of Antiques as defined by the ATF. In such cases, the purchaser will be required to complete ATF Form 4473 and be cleared through the NICS system prior to the transfer of the firearm. Also, per ATF regulations, the tranfer can only be made to a designated FFL holder. Payment and Pick-up 9. Purchases may be paid for by cash, check, or credit card. Personal checks will be accepted only if credit has been established with Allard Auctions, Inc. or if a bank authorization has been received guaranteeing a personal check. Allard Auctions, Inc. reserves the right to hold merchandise purchased by personal check until the check has cleared. Purchases paid for by Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover must be cleared by telephone, and may take additional time at checkout. 10. All purchases must be paid for the day of the auction. Allard Auctions, upon request only, may agree to hold and arrange shipping of purchases on a limited basis. This is done solely at the purchaser’s risk and expense, and Allard Auctions assumes no responsibility for loss or damage. Any claims or other shipping related issues will be between the shipper and the purchaser. All other merchandise must be removed from the premises the day of the auction without exception. 11. All items purchased through absentee, phone, and Internet bidding will be paid for in the manner described on the Absentee Bid Form and in the Internet Bidding section found herewith in these Terms and Conditions. 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, Allard Auctions, Inc. at its option may either (a) cancel the sale, retaining as liquidated damages all payments made by the purchaser or (b) resell the property either privately or at auction without reserve, 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.
Your bid must adhere to the bid increment schedule.
Bid Amount Bid Increment
0.00 - 50.00 5.00 USD
50.01 - 200.00 10.00 USD
200.01 - 500.00 25.00 USD
500.01 - 1,000.00 50.00 USD
1,000.01 - 2,000.00 100.00 USD
2,000.01 - 5,000.00 250.00 USD
5,000.01 - 10,000.00 500.00 USD
10,000.01 - 20,000.00 1,000.00 USD
20,000.01 - 50,000.00 2,500.00 USD
50,000.01 - 100,000.00 5,000.00 USD
100,000.01 - 9,999,999.99 5,000.00 USD
Currency USD
Buyer Premium Buyer's Premium 15%
Payment Terms
15% buyer's premium (20% for Intenet and live phone bidding) We accept Visa, Mastercard, Amex, Discover, Paypal, cashier's checks, and personal checks on prior approval only. Residents of New Mexico and customers picking up auction items in Santa Fe will be subject to Santa Fe sales tax of 5.125%, unless a valid resale certificate is presented.
Shipping will be provided by PakMail of Santa Fe who will bill you separately for their services. Please contact Del or Kathleen at 505-989-7380 for any and all shipping-related questions and issues.