AFRICAN-AMERICAN FINE ART

by Swann Auction Galleries
April 6, 2017 2:30 PM EST Live auction
New York, NY, US | Auction Details
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181 Lots

4: HENRY OSSAWA TANNER (1859 - 1937) Mosque, Tangier.
Est: $4,000 - $6,000
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7: ALLAN FREELON (1895 - 1960) Gloucester Boats.
Est: $1,200 - $1,800
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8: ALLAN FREELON (1895 - 1960) Mackerel Boats.
Est: $1,200 - $1,800
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9: JAMES VANDERZEE (1886 - 1983) Eighteen Photographs.
Est: $40,000 - $60,000
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10: RICHMOND BARTHÉ (1901 - 1989) The Jubilee Singer.
Est: $6,000 - $9,000
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13: SARGENT JOHNSON (1888 - 1967) Untitled (Negro Mother).
Est: $80,000 - $120,000
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14: JAMES A. PORTER (1905 - 1970) The Artist''s Wife.
Est: $4,000 - $6,000
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15: WILLIAM H. JOHNSON (1901 - 1970) Holcha Krake.
Est: $6,000 - $9,000
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17: PALMER HAYDEN (1890 - 1973) Le Matin.
Est: $4,000 - $6,000
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18: CLAUDE CLARK (1915 - 2001) Soup.
Est: $1,500 - $2,500
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20: DOX THRASH (1893 - 1965) Ruined Cabin.
Est: $5,000 - $7,000
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21: DOX THRASH (1893 - 1965) Saturday Night.
Est: $5,000 - $7,000
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22: CHARLES WHITE (1918 - 1979) John Henry (Worker).
Est: $7,000 - $10,000
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23: ROBERT BLACKBURN (1920 - 2003) Black Madonna.
Est: $3,000 - $5,000
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24: ROBERT BLACKBURN (1920 - 2003) Negro Mother.
Est: $5,000 - $7,000
$3,750 0 Bids
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25: CHARLES WHITE (1918 - 1979) We Have Been Believers.
Est: $6,000 - $9,000
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26: ROMARE BEARDEN (1911 - 1988) Untitled (Warriors).
Est: $4,000 - $6,000
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28: NORMAN LEWIS (1909 - 1979) Untitled.
Est: $80,000 - $120,000
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29: NORMAN LEWIS (1909 - 1979) Untitled (Urban Composition).
Est: $75,000 - $100,000
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30: ROBERT BLACKBURN (1920 - 2003) Blue Wine Bottle.
Est: $2,000 - $3,000
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31: ROBERT BLACKBURN (1920 - 2003) Girl in Red.
Est: $5,000 - $7,000
$3,600 1 Bid
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32: HAYWOOD "BILL" RIVERS (1922 - 2002) Untitled.
Est: $7,000 - $10,000
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33: JOHN BIGGERS (1924 - 2001) Women and Children.
Est: $6,000 - $9,000
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34: AARON DOUGLAS (1898 - 1979) The Junk Man.
Est: $4,000 - $6,000
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36: MARGARET BURROUGHS (1917 - 2010) Sojourner Truth.
Est: $2,000 - $3,000
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37: ELIZABETH CATLETT (1915 - 2012) El Derecho al Pan.
Est: $1,500 - $2,500
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39: JAMES C. MCMILLAN (1925 - ) Afro-Thinker.
Est: $10,000 - $15,000
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40: HUGHIE LEE-SMITH (1915 - 1999) Untitled (Cityscape).
Est: $60,000 - $90,000
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41: NORMAN LEWIS (1909 - 1979) 7 Stars.
Est: $8,000 - $12,000
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42: NORMAN LEWIS (1909 - 1979) Growth of a Garden.
Est: $8,000 - $12,000
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43: NORMAN LEWIS (1909 - 1979) Merry Christmas.
Est: $2,000 - $3,000
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45: MERTON D. SIMPSON (1928 - 2013) Cock Fight.
Est: $4,000 - $6,000
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46: SAM MIDDLETON (1927 - 2015) Drawing #12.
Est: $3,000 - $5,000
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47: WILLIAM E. ARTIS (1914 - 1977) Mosaic in Oil.
Est: $7,000 - $10,000
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48: ROBERT BLACKBURN (1920 - 2003) Strange Objects.
Est: $2,000 - $3,000
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51: LOUIS H. DRAPER (1935 - 2002) Summertime.
Est: $2,000 - $3,000
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53: BOB THOMPSON (1937 - 1966) Yellow Light.
Est: $5,000 - $7,000
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56: WALTER WILLIAMS (1920 - 1988) Fighting Cock #3.
Est: $2,000 - $3,000
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57: WALTER WILLIAMS (1920 - 1988) Flowering.
Est: $2,000 - $3,000
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58: WALTER WILLIAMS (1920 - 1988) Untitled (Boy on a Porch).
Est: $35,000 - $50,000
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60: ELIZABETH CATLETT (1915 - 2012) Mujer Negra.
Est: $2,000 - $3,000
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61: ELIZABETH CATLETT (1915 - 2012) Rebozo IV.
Est: $12,000 - $18,000
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64: WILLIAM MAJORS (1930 - 1982) Crucifixion.
Est: $7,000 - $10,000
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66: NORMAN LEWIS (1909 - 1979) Oral.
Est: $20,000 - $30,000
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68: SAM MIDDLETON (1927 - 2015) Gilded Hawk.
Est: $1,000 - $1,500
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69: SAM MIDDLETON (1927 - 2015) Study in Brown II.
Est: $2,000 - $3,000
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70: SAM GILLIAM (1933 - ) Think So.
Est: $20,000 - $30,000
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71: HALE WOODRUFF (1900 - 1980) Celestial Gate.
Est: $50,000 - $75,000
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73: LOÏS MAILOU JONES (1905 - 1998) Monique at Paris.
Est: $2,000 - $3,000
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74: ALMA W. THOMAS (1891 - 1978) Hello Dolly.
Est: $12,000 - $18,000
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80: RICHMOND BARTHÉ (1901- 1989) (AFTER) Feral Benga.
Est: $8,000 - $12,000
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81: BEULAH WOODARD (1895 - 1955) Mask.
Est: $7,000 - $10,000
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84: JOHN T. RIDDLE, JR. (1934 - 2002) Mother and Child.
Est: $3,000 - $5,000
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86: BETYE SAAR (1926 - ) Wood Nymph with Birds.
Est: $1,000 - $1,500
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87: SUZANNE JACKSON (1944 - ) The Flower and a Bird.
Est: $1,000 - $1,500
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90: HERMAN "KOFI" BAILEY (1931 - 1981) Sojourner Truth.
Est: $2,000 - $3,000
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92: MARION EPTING (1940 - ) Outer Space.
Est: $1,000 - $1,500
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94: CHARLES WHITE (1918 - 1979) Head.
Est: $2,000 - $3,000
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95: CHARLES WHITE (1918 - 1979) Exodus II.
Est: $5,000 - $7,000
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97: TIMOTHY WASHINGTON (1946 - ) Hope.
Est: $7,000 - $10,000
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98: JOHN OUTTERBRIDGE (1933 - ) Barker.
Est: $20,000 - $30,000
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99: TIMOTHY WASHINGTON (1946 - ) Raw Truth.
Est: $15,000 - $25,000
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100: DAVID HAMMONS (1943 - ) Spades.
Est: $30,000 - $40,000
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101: DAVID HAMMONS (1943 - ) Untitled (Body Print).
Est: $60,000 - $90,000
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104: BENNY ANDREWS (1930 - 2006) The Hatter.
Est: $4,000 - $6,000
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105: JAMES C. MCMILLAN (1925 - ) Contemporary Cubicle.
Est: $5,000 - $7,000
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106: RICHARD WATSON (1946 - ) If He Hollers, Let Him Go.
Est: $15,000 - $25,000
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107: SAM GILLIAM (1933 - ) Mess of Greens.
Est: $35,000 - $50,000
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108: MAVIS PUSEY (1928 - ) Paris, Mars - Juin.
Est: $1,200 - $1,800
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109: ROBERT BLACKBURN (1920 - 2003) Root Toot #1.
Est: $1,000 - $1,500
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112: ALVIN D. LOVING, JR. (1935 - 2006) Untitled.
Est: $80,000 - $120,000
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113: HAYWOOD "BILL" RIVERS (1922 - 2002) Untitled.
Est: $7,000 - $10,000
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115: MAVIS PUSEY (1928 - ) Decaying 7.
Est: $1,000 - $1,500
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116: KAY BROWN (1932 - 2012) Willowbrook.
Est: $2,000 - $3,000
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120: KERMIT OLIVER (1943 - ) Study For Theresa.
Est: $1,500 - $2,500
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121: KERMIT OLIVER (1943 - ) Theresa.
Est: $3,000 - $5,000
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122: ANTHONY BARBOZA (1944- ) Owen Dodson, Poet.
Est: $1,200 - $1,800
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123: ROBERT NEAL (1916 - 1987) The Laborer.
Est: $5,000 - $7,000
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126: ROMARE BEARDEN (1911 - 1988) Pepper Jelly Lady.
Est: $3,000 - $5,000
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127: WADSWORTH JARRELL (1929 - ) Festival #4.
Est: $25,000 - $35,000
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128: ROMARE BEARDEN (1911 - 1988) The Train.
Est: $8,000 - $12,000
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129: CHARLES SEARLES (1937 - 2004) Untitled (Two Dancers).
Est: $15,000 - $25,000
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130: ALVIN CARL HOLLINGSWORTH (1928 - 2000) Mardi Gras.
Est: $5,000 - $7,000
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132: ELIZABETH CATLETT (1915 - 2012) Lovey Twice.
Est: $2,000 - $3,000
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134: ROMARE BEARDEN (1911 - 1988) Slave Ship.
Est: $2,000 - $3,000
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137: BENNY ANDREWS (1930 - 2006) Nickels.
Est: $4,000 - $6,000
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138: JAMES DENMARK (1936 - ) Two Woman and Cat.
Est: $1,500 - $2,500
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139: FRANK BOWLING (1936 - ) Morning Light.
Est: $60,000 - $90,000
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140: ED CLARK (1926 - ) Untitled.
Est: $10,000 - $15,000
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142: SAM GILLIAM (1933 - ) Greater Grander Rapids.
Est: $4,000 - $6,000
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143: SAM GILLIAM (1933 - ) St. Louis V.
Est: $3,000 - $5,000
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144: SAM GILLIAM (1933 - ) Untitled (#18).
Est: $7,000 - $10,000
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145: EUGENE J. MARTIN (1938 - 2005) Untitled.
Est: $1,500 - $2,500
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146: RICHARD HUNT (1935 - ) Untitled.
Est: $1,000 - $1,500
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149: SAM GILLIAM (1933 - ) Muse #1.
Est: $50,000 - $75,000
$36,000 0 Bids
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150: SAM GILLIAM (1933 - ) Butterfly Days.
Est: $12,000 - $18,000
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151: ROMARE BEARDEN (1911 - 1988) Jamming at the Savoy.
Est: $7,000 - $10,000
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152: ROMARE BEARDEN (1911 - 1988) The Lamp.
Est: $7,000 - $10,000
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153: ELIZABETH CATLETT (1915 - 2012) Virginia.
Est: $2,000 - $3,000
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154: ELIZABETH CATLETT (1915 - 2012) Glory.
Est: $2,000 - $3,000
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157: HUGHIE LEE-SMITH (1915 - 1999) Counterpoise.
Est: $15,000 - $25,000
$11,250 0 Bids
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158: ELDZIER CORTOR (1916 - 2015) Trilogy No. II.
Est: $3,000 - $5,000
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160: JACOB LAWRENCE (1917 - 2000) Builders Three.
Est: $3,000 - $5,000
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161: JACOB LAWRENCE (1917 - 2000) St. Marc.
Est: $5,000 - $7,000
$3,750 0 Bids
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162: CARRIE MAE WEEMS (1953 - ) Chocolate Colored Man.
Est: $35,000 - $50,000
$26,000 0 Bids
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163: SAM GILLIAM (1933 - ) In Celebration.
Est: $1,500 - $2,500
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165: EMMA AMOS (1938 - ) Giza, Emma, and Larry.
Est: $2,000 - $3,000
$1,500 0 Bids
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166: SAM GILLIAM (1933 - ) Golden Neck.
Est: $3,000 - $5,000
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167: AMALIA AMAKI (1949 - ) born to blow blue.
Est: $2,000 - $3,000
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168: AMALIA AMAKI (1949 - ) Blue Billie.
Est: $1,500 - $2,500
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169: HUGHIE LEE-SMITH (1915 - 1999) Silhouette.
Est: $60,000 - $90,000
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172: KARA WALKER (1969 - ) Untitled.
Est: $4,000 - $6,000
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173: KARA WALKER (1969 - ) Boo Hoo.
Est: $5,000 - $7,000
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174: COLUMBUS KNOX (1923 - 1999) Sugar Cane.
Est: $10,000 - $15,000
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176: ROBERT COLESCOTT (1925 - 2009) Bather.
Est: $15,000 - $20,000
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178: RICHARD MAYHEW (1924 - ) Untitled (Landscape).
Est: $4,000 - $6,000
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179: LOUIS DELSARTE (1944 - ) Congas de Cuba.
Est: $10,000 - $15,000
$7,500 0 Bids
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180: EUGENE J. MARTIN (1938 - 2005) Untitled.
Est: $4,000 - $6,000
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181: JULIE MEHRETU (1970 - ) Untitled (Pulse).
Est: $2,000 - $3,000
$1,500 1 Bid
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$100,001 - 1,000,000: 25.0%
$1,000,001+: 17.0%
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$150 $499 $25
$500 $999 $50
$1,000 $1,999 $100
$2,000 $5,999 $200
$6,000 $9,999 $500
$10,000 $19,999 $1,000
$20,000 $49,999 $2,000
$50,000 $99,999 $5,000
$100,000 $199,999 $10,000
$200,000 $499,999 $20,000
$500,000+ $50,000

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Shipping Information: Upon request, Swann will facilitate the shipping of purchases to out-of-town buyers at an additional charge for packing, shipping and insurance, but will not be responsible for any loss, damage or delay resulting from the packing, handling and shipping thereof. Unless specific instructions are received, Swann is the sole judge of the method to be used for shipment. Packing and shipping costs will be noted on the invoice mailed to successful bidders after the sale, and are based on the actual costs involved. Be advised that a full commercial invoice must accompany any purchase shipped outside the US.

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