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Friday 03 December 2021

Commencing at 11:00am

Bedford Auction Centre

Viewing

Friday 26th November – 9am to 8pm,
Saturday 27th November – 9am to 1pm,
Thursday 2nd December – 9am to 5pm,
Morning of sale from 9am

The first Friday of every month sees a specialist auction of Antiques and Collectable’s at the Bedford Auction Centre. A range of Antique Furniture, Pictures, Ceramics & Glass, Silver, Metalware, Boxes and Caddies, Militaria and other collector ’s items are offered for sale.

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Lot 214:
Harry Curieux Adamson (1916-2012), ‘Prairie Falcon Aerie’, signed and dated 1949, oil on canvas, 55 x 46 cm Provenance: Purchased from The Audubon Gallery, Charleston in 2017
Estimate £2,000 – £3,000

ENTRIES INVITED FOR NEXT SALE
If you own anything which you think might be suitable for one of our monthly sales  please contact Lindsay Taylor or Matthew Baker on
01234 266366 or antiques@peacockauction.co.uk
For an approximate estimate, email us with a description and image of your item. For larger or multiple items, we are happy to arrange for a valuer to visit your home or premises at your convenience.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION
ROOM AND ONLINE BIDDING AVAILABLE

Location
Auction Centre, Eastcotts Park, Wallis Way, Bedford, MK42 0PE

Viewing
Friday prior to sale 9am – 8pm
Saturday prior to sale 9am – 4pm
Thursday prior to sale 9am – 5pm
Morning of sale from 9am

Buyers Premium
A buyers’ premium at 17.5% plus VAT, will be added to the bid price of each lot.

Lots purchased online will in addition attract a 5% plus VAT fee.

Condition Reports
We regret that we are unable to process requests for condition reports received after 1.00pm on the day preceding the sale.

Catalogues 
Illustrated catalogues are available for all Antique and Specialist sales. (£5.00 by post). These sales can also be viewed on–line 10 days prior to the auction.

Artist Resale Rights (ARR)
In certain instances, where an artist is still alive, royalties can apply under the Artist Resale Right Regulations 2006. If these regulations apply, the buyer of the lot agrees to pay the auctioneer an amount equal to the resale royalty and we undertake to the buyer to pay this sum to the artist’s collection agent.

Collection
On sale day until 5pm and on the following Monday and Tuesday from 9am to 5pm.

Postage & Packing
Should you require items packed and posted please contact the Peacock Post team from Monday to Wednesday on 01234 608908 or shipping@peacockauction.co.uk

Payment
Attention is drawn to the Auctioneers Conditions of Sale in this catalogue and posted on the premises.

In particular it is emphasised that all accounts must be settled on the day of sale. Sale currency is GBP.

The following payment methods are accepted :
• Cash
• Debit card (in person)
• Direct bank transfer

We do not accept payments by credit card or any card payments over the telephone.

Bank transfer details are as follows :
Bank Name :       Metro Bank Plc
Account Name :  W&H Peacock
Sort code :          23-05-80
Account # :         29033862
Please quote both the auction number and your invoice number as reference. Failure to do so may delay goods being released. Please be aware that clients making international transfers will be liable for any bank imposed charges. 

Online Registration
In completing the online bidder registration and providing your payment card details you :

(i) confirm that you are authorised to provide these credit card details to the auctioneer and have sufficient funds available to complete the transaction.

(ii) agree to abide by the auctioneer’s conditions of sale and special terms and conditions as stated in these particulars and on the online bidding platform.

(iii) agree to make payment via the methods and timescales stated above at the completion of the auction and authorise the auctioneer that on failing to do so the credit/debit card given may be charged in part or full payment, including all fees, for items successfully purchased.

Auctioneer Information
W&H Peacock
Bedford Auction Centre
Eastcotts Park
Wallis Way
Bedford
MK42 0PE
United Kingdom
Tel: 01234 266366
www.peacockauction.co.uk
enquiries@peacockauction.co.uk

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