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Lot 807: Lenzkirch, Germany, shelf clock in the Neuchatel style, burl walnut veneered case, heavily ornamented with gilt, cast brass mounts in the French style, gilt bezel with similar decoration, Arabic numeral white enamel dial with polychrome enamel floral

Schmitt Horan & Co.

October 25, 2015
Manchester, NH, US

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Description

Lenzkirch, Germany, shelf clock in the Neuchatel style, burl walnut veneered case, heavily ornamented with gilt, cast brass mounts in the French style, gilt bezel with similar decoration, Arabic numeral white enamel dial with polychrome enamel floral festoons, fancy gilt hands, 8 days, time and strike movement, serial #133811, c1890

Condition Report

case good, in old polish, cast ornaments dirty, and with applied patina, dial and hands very good, ticks and strikes, An attractive and uncommon model Ht 20 1/2"

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Payment

Accepted forms of payment: American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Money Order / Cashiers Check, Paypal, Personal Check, Visa, Wire Transfer

Shipping

SHIPPING: We use several companies to ship clocks that provides services worldwide:

The local UPS Store managed by Michael Withrow, phone number (603) 434-9899, e-mail [email protected],

Pakmail managed by Joann Godin, 55 Crystal Ave, Unit 7, Derry, NH 03038, 603-434-1801, email [email protected]

Note: we are often able to offer "in-house" shipping on the watches. Hand delivery specialists are listed below:

> Mr. Scott Salzarulo, 200 W. Housatonic, #20, Pittsfield, MA 413-212-1252
> Ms. Wendy Buckus, 64 Hutchins, Concord, NH, 03301, 603-491-5199 [email protected]
> Mr. Scott Cousins, 93 Pleasant St, Portsmouth, NH 03801, [email protected] (978) 491-9353

PICK UP IN LIEU OF SHIPPING: Purchases by absentee bidders, phone bidders or internet bidders may not be picked up sooner than 6 business days following the sale. If you or your agent/friend would prefer to pick up personally from our office in Windham, NH purchases, an appointment can be arranged. Please plan to settle your account at time of pick up. Items left in our custody for over 30 days from the date of the auction will be charged a storage fee of $10 per item per week, which must be paid before items are released. You should still plan to settle your account within 15 days of the auction. Items bid online through Invaluable CANNOT BE PICKED UP AT THE AUCTION HALL THE WEEKEND OF THE SALE.

Buyer's Premium

20.0%

From: To: Increment:
$0 $199 $10
$200 $499 $25
$500 $999 $50
$1,000 $2,999 $100
$3,000 $4,999 $200
$5,000 $9,999 $500
$10,000+ $1,000

Extended Bidding

5 minutes/bid

Terms & Conditions

We offer our complete catalog at www.roschmitt.com.

SALES TAX and BUYER's PREMIUM: There is NO sales tax in New Hampshire. The Buyer's Premium through Invaluable, Ebay and Auction Zip is 15% plus the 5% Invaluable fee for a total of 20%.

LIVE BIDDING: Although there is NO substitute for attending the auction and bidding yourself, you may register and bid live through INVALUABLE.COM using your internet connection. High speed internet is a requirement for this. There is an extra 5% fee charged by Invaluable for internet bidding. The total Buyer's Premium, which includes the 5% Invaluable fee, on all Invaluable purchases is 20% with no exceptions. On higher value clocks, you may also register to bid via telephone, and you need to contact us to make your reservation in advance. We are still refining our own "live-bid" software and hope to have it operational this year, until then we will use Invaluable.com (advanced on-line registration required).

ABSENTEE or LEFT BIDS: We receive advance bids on many of our lots from distant customers. In all cases, a left or absentee bid will be executed for as low a price as possible. We are NOW offering PLUS ONE (+1) bidding format to allow our absentee bidders to be more competitive. Absentee bids left with us often are lost at the top bid, a situation that can be avoided when we have the authority to bid "one more time". Bid forms are available on our webpage or in the rear of the catalog. You may submit your bid by fax, snail mail or e-mail to: [email protected] Absentee bidding and phone bidding services are provided by R. O. Schmitt Fine Arts, LLC as a courtesy to our clients to the best of our ability. R. O. Schmitt Fine Arts, LLC cannot be held responsible or liable for failure to receive or execute absentee bids.

ONLINE ABSENTEE BIDS: We now have a sophisticated online and interactive absentee bidding system; see our homepage www.roschmitt.com for links to this service. It is offered at no additional charge. You may change or cancel your bid amounts or lot numbers up until the Friday before the auction at 6pm.

PAYMENT FOR ABSENTEE BIDS: We will normally notify successful bidders within seven days. We use e-mail to notify bidders and postal mail if a client does not have e-mail available. Personal checks drawn on a U.S. bank are acceptable. We also accept VISA, Mastercard, Discover, American Express and Paypal. Note that shipping charges are extra and will be billed by R. O. Schmitt Fine Arts, LLC or a third party at the time of shipment. Payment is due on receipt of invoice, and no later than 30 days from the date of the auction. Items not paid for withing the 30 days from the date of the auction will be charged a 2% monthly interest rate on the balance due. The buyer's premium for bidders using Invaluable is 15% for all forms of payment plus the 5% Invaluable fee. Large international transactions may be performed via wire transfer. Details available upon request.

PICK UP IN LIEU OF SHIPPING: Purchases by absentee bidders, phone bidders or internet bidders may not be picked up sooner than 5 business days following the sale. If you or your agent/friend would prefer to pick up personally from our office in Windham, NH purchases, an appointment can be arranged. Please plan to settle your account at time of pick up. Items left in our custody for over 30 days from the date of the auction will be charged a storage fee of $10 per item per week, which must be paid before items are released.

BUYER'S AGENT: Some absentee bidders require assistance and flexibility with their bidding. To some, this may be in the form of an independent set of eyes to validate their potential purchase. To others, it may be in the form of executing a fixed budget in pursuit of several clocks. Others are looking for additional services such as careful packing, and flexible delivery options. Should you need such assistance please contact us for a recommendation.

ESTIMATES: After each description, we've indicated a high and low dollar estimate that should be used as a general guide in making bidding decisions. The final price may vary considerably from these estimates.

RESERVES: There are few items in this sale with a reserve, or confidential minimum selling price established with the consignor or vendor. Items failing to sell will be noted in the results sheet as $0.00.

CONDITION REPORTS: We do our best to identify all restoration or alterations to an object in the condition report. We shall not be held liable for a failure to do so. It is the responsibilty of the buyer to confirm and expand what is stated in our sales materials. If the lot description includes the words "as found" or "as is" the item is sold without any guarantees. General maintenance items such as broken suspension springs, broken or missing weight cords, & missing keys are not mentioned. Although many clocks were running when we took possession of them, they may not run without cleaning or service after purchase. Dimensions are approximate.

RETURNS: UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL RETURNS BE ACCEPTED OR REFUNDS ISSUED LATER THAN 30 DAYS AFTER THE AUCTION. If there is a problem and a refund or adjustment is requested we ask to be notified within one week of the auction and require to be notified ABSOLUTELY no later than 30 days of the auction, no exceptions. Transit damage alone is not sufficient reason to return an item. We will assist in claims against transport companies.

DEFAULT and LITIGATION: R. O. Schmitt Fine Arts will not be liable for default by either the buyer, consignor or the vendor. No purchase shall be claimed or removed until paid for in full. Schmitt's reserves the right to refuse to accept bids made by a defaulting buyer at any future auction and to collect all costs and attorney's fees from the buyer associated with litigation and storage involving default. Registration to bid indicates acceptance by the bidder of these terms enforcable as a New Hampshire contract. All legal disputes arising from this contract shall be disputed, litigated or mediated under New Hampshire law in the State of New Hampshire. All consignors or vendors are represented in our records by either name or a code directly associated with that name and are also a legal party to this contract.

PHOTOGRAPHS: Please note, some items when photographed, particularly watches, may have shadows, reflections or other marks that are a result of the photographic process and are not permanent. Both buyer and seller grant unrestricted use of auction lot photographs and prices realized to both R. O. Schmitt Fine Arts, and to Invaluable.com.

Auctioneer:
R.O. SCHMITT FINE ARTS, LLC
P. O. BOX 162
WINDHAM, NH 03087

Phone: (603) 432-2237
FAX: (603) 432-2271

Website: www.roschmitt.com
Email: [email protected]
NH Lic #2470 & #5060, Life Member NAWCC

Copyright 2015 R. O. Schmitt Fine Arts

SHIPPING

Contract Information

Your bid is a binding and legal contract. In all cases, a left or absentee bid will be executed as cheaply as possible. The auctioneer will make every effort to execute bids on your behalf, but will not be held responsible in the case of a failure to execute a live or absentee bid.

Payment Information

We will normally notify successful bidders by e-mail within 7 days. Personal checks drawn on a U.S. bank are acceptable. Note that shipping charges are extra and will be billed at the time of shipment. Payment is due on receipt of invoice, and no later than 15 days from the auction.

Shipping Information

SHIPPING: We use several companies to ship clocks that provides services worldwide:

The local UPS Store managed by Michael Withrow, phone number (603) 434-9899, e-mail [email protected],

Pakmail managed by Joann Godin, 55 Crystal Ave, Unit 7, Derry, NH 03038, 603-434-1801, email [email protected]

Note: we are often able to offer "in-house" shipping on the watches. Hand delivery specialists are listed below:

> Mr. Scott Salzarulo, 200 W. Housatonic, #20, Pittsfield, MA 413-212-1252
> Ms. Wendy Buckus, 64 Hutchins, Concord, NH, 03301, 603-491-5199 [email protected]
> Mr. Scott Cousins, 93 Pleasant St, Portsmouth, NH 03801, [email protected] (978) 491-9353

PICK UP IN LIEU OF SHIPPING: Purchases by absentee bidders, phone bidders or internet bidders may not be picked up sooner than 6 business days following the sale. If you or your agent/friend would prefer to pick up personally from our office in Windham, NH purchases, an appointment can be arranged. Please plan to settle your account at time of pick up. Items left in our custody for over 30 days from the date of the auction will be charged a storage fee of $10 per item per week, which must be paid before items are released. You should still plan to settle your account within 15 days of the auction. Items bid online through Invaluable CANNOT BE PICKED UP AT THE AUCTION HALL THE WEEKEND OF THE SALE.

Buyer's Premium

The Buyer's Premium through Invaluable, Ebay and Auction Zip is 15% plus the 5% fee for a total of 20%.

Condition Information

CONDITION REPORTS: We do our best to identify all restoration or alterations to an object in the condition report. We shall not be held liable for a failure to do so. It is the responsibilty of the buyer to confirm and expand what is stated in our sales materials. If the lot description includes the words "as found" or "as is" the item is sold without any guarantees. General maintenance items such as broken suspension springs, broken or missing weight cords, & missing keys are not mentioned. Although many clocks were running when we took possession of them, they may not run without cleaning or service after purchase. Dimensions are approximate.