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Lot 159: Peter Mayac Scrimshaw Whale Tooth - Orca

Est: $300 USD - $500 USDSold:
Alaska Premier Auctions & AppraisalsOctober 29, 2023Anchorage, AK, US

Item Overview

Description

A whale tooth with detailed scrimshaw imagery by the highly regarded late King Island Iñupiaq artist Peter Mayac (1913-1976). The tooth features an orca or killer whale breaching the water's surface on one side; signed by the artist lower right of the image. Measures approximately 3.5" x 3" x 1" tall.

Artist or Maker

Payment & Shipping

Payment

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

Shipping

INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING:
We offer in-house National & International shipping services on just about everything! Email us at [email protected] or call/text 907.570.7050 to coordinate shipping arrangements.

We suggest using the USPS Shipping Calculator and dimensions found in lot descriptions for an estimate of postage on most shipments, handling and material costs will apply. Please review the Terms & Conditions for shipping restrictions and know your local and federal laws.

LOCAL PICK-UP LOCATION:
All inventory, unless otherwise noted in an accompanying description, is located at our warehouse facility at 325 W. Potter Rd., Anchorage, AK 99518.

LOCAL PICK-UP TIMES:
TWO DAYS ONLY: 10am-5:45 pm on Monday, October 30th & Tuesday, October 31st.

Please see the scheduling link at the top of your invoice to schedule a time for your contactless pick-up. Once outside, please remain in your vehicle, give us a call, and we will bring out your inventory.

Contact us at [email protected] or 907.570.7050 to make alternate arrangements.

5. SHIPPING PROCESS:
a. Our goal is for you to receive your winning bids as quickly and cost-effectively as possible while prioritizing the quality and condition of your items. Please note that shipping from Alaska can be costly. While we do our best to minimize costs, it is the sole responsibility of the buyer to cover all costs associated with shipping regardless of expense, including freight items, and insurance.
b. You may select shipping services using Shipping Saint emails and text notifications after the auction. If your item(s) are packed for shipping and you decide to pick-up instead, you will be charged automatically to your card on file for the cost of shipping materials and the handling expense.
c. We package and prepare shipments in-house calculated with the carrier's shipping costs, any applicable insurance, and signature fees, plus a modest handling fee to cover supplies including bubble wrap, boxes, packing materials, and delivery to the carrier.
d. We do not provide estimates. Please use the destination zip code and approximate dimensions of the item(s) as found in the catalog description to prepare an estimate for yourself using an online estimator.
e. Items will be shipped via UPS, USPS, FedEx, Alaska Air Cargo, or other carriers as necessary. We do not use USPS Parcel Select.
f. Contact us at [email protected] to make special arrangements, including shipping to an alternate address, or procure your own shipping services.
g. Items must be paid in full before shipping is initiated.
h. All items shipped will be insured at their full purchase price at the buyer's expense.
i. All purchases with a combined total value of $300 or more will be shipped with signature confirmation at the buyer's expense.
j. International buyers are responsible for any customs fees or duties on their purchases.
k. We will provide any applicable Tracking Numbers and the total cost of your Shipping & Handling fees through Shipping Saint unless through a freight service.
l. Packages will not be released to the carrier until the balance is paid in full.
m. If your Shipping & Handling fees remain unpaid in excess of 24 hours after packing, you may be charged automatically to your card on file, with possible additional fees to reprint your label and more. If your shipping fees remain unpaid after 72 hours, your items may be forfeited to the auction house to be relisted, disposed of, or donated at the buyer's expense.
n. Any items with shipping requests will be prepared for shipment and delivered to the carrier within 7 business days of payment. Our shipping department is closed on Saturdays, Sundays, and all holidays.
o. Any issues with the delivery of your shipment must be received by the auction house within 5 business days after the delivery. You must retain the packaging and supply photographs of the shipment for any insurance claims.
For shipments which are more than 10 business days overdue, the auction house must be notified immediately for any further investigative action to be taken.
p. We will not process any recalls for items shipped.
q. Items may be packaged together to reduce shipping costs to the greatest extent possible while maintaining the safety of the items within the package.
r. Certain materials such as ivory, baleen, & other animal products will not be shipped outside of the United States. International buyers may bid on such items but must arrange pick-up or delivery within the United States. It is the bidders responsibility to be aware of any additional laws or restrictions for item shipments, many of which are specific and not included comprehensively within the list of items above. We will not violate any federal or country specific laws to make a shipment; and if a legal restriction is the reason for your item not being shipped, your items may be forfeited to the auction house to be relisted, disposed of, or donated at the buyer's expense.
s. Any firearm shipments must be shipped to a Federal Firearms License (FFL) holder. The buyer is responsible for providing a copy of the destination FFL's license, plus all Shipping & Handling fees and FFL transfer fees. Black powder and antique firearms (Predating 1898) are excluded from this requirement.
t. We will not ship ammunition.
u. We will not ship alcohol other than wine to select approved states.

Auction Details

October Premier Auction

by
Alaska Premier Auctions & Appraisals
October 29, 2023, 10:00 AM AKST

325 W Potter Dr, Anchorage, AK, 99518, US

Terms

Buyer's Premium

24.0%

Bidding Increments

From:To:Increment:
$0$49$5
$50$199$10
$200$499$25
$500$999$50
$1,000$4,999$100
$5,000$9,999$250
$10,000$24,999$500
$25,000$49,999$1,000
$50,000+$2,500

Terms & Conditions

1. PAYMENT INSTRUCTIONS:
a. You must be at least 21 years old and have a valid credit card on file with our company to register for and participate in our auctions.
b. The first time you save a new card to your account, there is a $100 soft charge and void to confirm there are funds available. This soft charge will automatically be voided in 5-7 business days, depending on your financial institution and merchant services provider. Alaska Premier Auctions and Appraisals LLC does not receive these funds in any way. You must reach out to your financial institution for resolution beyond the typical timeframe.
c. Your credit card on file with our company will be charged immediately following the close of the auction unless your invoice amounts to more than $3,000. In the event your card isn't charged immediately, it will be charged within 24 hours of the auction closing for invoices under $3,000.
d. If your credit card on file is declined for any reason you will incur a $15 Declined Card fee on your invoice. Please ensure your payment and contact information on file is correct, currently valid, and able to cover the entire invoice purchase price. The fee is also in effect when we attempt to process payment for shipping or other related services pertaining to your purchases.
e. Payments over $3,000 can only be made by cash, cashier's check or wire transfer.
f. To arrange another form of payment such as cash, cashier's check, or wire transfer for invoices under $3,000 you must contact Alaska Premier Auctions and Appraisals LLC in writing at least 24 hours before the auction begins closing to ensure your request is received. If your alternate payment is not received by the pick-up deadline then your card on file may be charged for your full invoice total, including any applicable fees, regardless of the total amount due. Email us at [email protected] to specifically arrange an alternate method of payment.
g. Cash payments must be made with exact change. No discounts for cash payments.
h. No personal or out-of-state checks will be accepted.
i. Wire transfers will have a $30 fee applied to the invoice total.
j. If your invoice is not paid within seven business days of the auction closing for any reason, our auction house reserves the right to ban you from future auctions. This will affect your ability to bid on any current or future auctions with Alaska Premier Auctions and Appraisals LLC.
k. You may be offered a company credit for overpayments or other credits.

2. PAYMENT INFORMATION:
a. Alaska Premier Auctions and Appraisals LLC accepts:
• Discover, MasterCard, Visa, American Express
• Cash (Must Be Exact Change)
• Cashier's Check
• Wire Transfers
b. The currency for all purchases is USD.
c. There is a 15% buyer's premium on all winning bids.
c-2. There is a 24% buyers premium for third-party platform bidders such as Invaluable, Liveauctioneers, or Proxibid.
d. Credit card transactions are subject to an additional 4% convenience fee.
e. Buyer agrees to not initiate a chargeback for their purchases under any circumstances. If you initiate a chargeback for any reason, the auction house reserves the right to ban you from future auctions.
f. Transportation, storage, shipping, and handling fees are at the sole discretion of the Auctioneer.
g. Auctions with inventory located outside of Anchorage may be subject to additional sales tax as required by the corresponding municipality or borough.

3. PREVIEW:
a. Previews are available by appointment at our warehouse facility; 325 W. Potter Rd., Anchorage, AK 99518.
b. Additional photographs, videos, or condition reports available upon request, please forward requests to [email protected]

4. PICK-UP:
a. 2 DAYS ONLY: 10am - 5:30 pm on Monday, October 30th & Tuesday, October 31st. Bring a photo ID and be prepared to present your email invoice receipt of purchase.
b. All inventory is located at our warehouse facility at 325 W. Potter Rd., Anchorage, AK 99518.
c. Loading, transportation, and any required disassembly of items is the sole responsibility of the buyer. We do not provide tools for disassembly or assist with moving heavy objects.
d. Please call 907.570.7050 in advance to schedule pick-ups beyond the initial two-day window or coordinate shipping arrangements, when applicable for an auction. Not all auctions have flexibility on pick-up dates or have shipping services available. Some deliveries can be made in Anchorage for a minimum $50 fee on a case-by-case basis.
e. We require written permission for all pick-ups on a buyer's behalf. Email us at [email protected] or text us at 907.570.7050 to request a substitute pick-up person in your place.
f. Any inventory not collected, or without shipping arranged by the close of the second pick-up day will incur transportation and storage fees for a minimum of $25 per lot, per day, for up to seven days.
g. Any inventory remaining in excess of seven days after the close of the auction will be shipped to the address on file at the buyer's full expense and charged to the card on file unless the cost is deemed unreasonable by the auction house. If deemed unreasonable, the item will be forfeited to the auction house to be relisted, disposed of, or donated at the buyer's expense.

5. SHIPPING PROCESS:
a. Our goal is for you to receive your winning bids as quickly and cost-effectively as possible while prioritizing the quality and condition of your items. Please note that shipping from Alaska can be costly. While we do our best to minimize costs, it is the sole responsibility of the buyer to cover all costs associated with shipping regardless of expense, including freight items, and insurance.
b. You may select shipping services using Shipping Saint emails and text notifications after the auction. If your item(s) are packed for shipping and you decide to pick-up instead, you will be charged automatically to your card on file for the cost of shipping materials and the handling expense.
c. We package and prepare shipments in-house calculated with the carrier's shipping costs, any applicable insurance, and signature fees, plus a modest handling fee to cover supplies including bubble wrap, boxes, packing materials, and delivery to the carrier.
d. We do not provide estimates. Please use the destination zip code and approximate dimensions of the item(s) as found in the catalog description to prepare an estimate for yourself using an online estimator.
e. Items will be shipped via UPS, USPS, FedEx, Alaska Air Cargo, or other carriers as necessary. We do not use USPS Parcel Select.
f. Contact us at [email protected] to make special arrangements, including shipping to an alternate address, or procure your own shipping services.
g. Items must be paid in full before shipping is initiated.
h. All items shipped will be insured at their full purchase price at the buyer's expense.
i. All purchases with a combined total value of $300 or more will be shipped with signature confirmation at the buyer's expense.
j. International buyers are responsible for any customs fees or duties on their purchases.
k. We will provide any applicable Tracking Numbers and the total cost of your Shipping & Handling fees through Shipping Saint unless through a freight service.
l. Packages will not be released to the carrier until the balance is paid in full.
m. If your Shipping & Handling fees remain unpaid in excess of 24 hours after packing, you may be charged automatically to your card on file, with possible additional fees to reprint your label and more. If your shipping fees remain unpaid after 72 hours, your items may be forfeited to the auction house to be relisted, disposed of, or donated at the buyer's expense.
n. Any items with shipping requests will be prepared for shipment and delivered to the carrier within 7 business days of payment. Our shipping department is closed on Saturdays, Sundays, and all holidays.
o. Any issues with the delivery of your shipment must be received by the auction house within 5 business days after the delivery. You must retain the packaging and supply photographs of the shipment for any insurance claims.
For shipments which are more than 10 business days overdue, the auction house must be notified immediately for any further investigative action to be taken.
p. We will not process any recalls for items shipped.
q. Items may be packaged together to reduce shipping costs to the greatest extent possible while maintaining the safety of the items within the package.
r. Certain materials such as ivory, baleen, & other animal products will not be shipped outside of the United States. International buyers may bid on such items but must arrange pick-up or delivery within the United States. It is the bidders responsibility to be aware of any additional laws or restrictions for item shipments, many of which are specific and not included comprehensively within the list of items above. We will not violate any federal or country specific laws to make a shipment; and if a legal restriction is the reason for your item not being shipped, your items may be forfeited to the auction house to be relisted, disposed of, or donated at the buyer's expense.
s. Any firearm shipments must be shipped to a Federal Firearms License (FFL) holder. The buyer is responsible for providing a copy of the destination FFL's license, plus all Shipping & Handling fees and FFL transfer fees. Black powder and antique firearms (Predating 1898) are excluded from this requirement.
t. We will not ship ammunition.
u. We will not ship alcohol other than wine to select approved states.

6. FIREARM REGULATIONS:
a. Firearms must be paid for and picked up by the buyer registered on our auction platform.
b. Bidders on firearms must be of legal age to do so in their resident state or country.
c. Residents of the United States must be 18 years or older to purchase rifles, shotguns, or any kind of long gun, and also must be 21 years or older to purchase any type of pistols, revolvers, or handguns. Laws may vary between states, know your state and local regulations.
d. Highest bidders of firearms must pass a federal background check and be legally able to possess that type of firearm, please allow time at pick-up to process your background check. Black powder and antique firearms (Predating 1898) are excluded from this requirement.
e. Firearm sales are not considered final until the highest bidder has successfully passed a background check and picked the item up or shipping arranged to an authorized Federal Firearm License dealer.
f. Firearms must be shipped to an authorized Federal Firearm License dealer for a firearm to be picked up in person. The buyer is responsible for providing a copy of the destination FFL's license and all FFL transfer fees.
g. If a buyer does not pass their background check or is not approved for any reason, their hammer purchase price will be refunded. Buyer's premium and all additional fees will be forfeit as a result of processing their unsuccessful transaction. The firearm will be kept by the auction house to attempt a sale with the backup-bidder or be sold at a future auction.
h. Bidders who knowingly bid on firearms they may not obtain legally or by background check risk being banned from any and all future auctions with our company.

7. VEHICLE PURCHASES:
a. Vehicles purchased through Alaska Premier Auctions & Appraisals LLC are subject to a minimum $250 dealer title transfer fee plus any additional vehicle registration fees as required. All transfer and registration fees are non-negotiable and the sole responsibility of the buyer.
b. Vehicle title transfers will only be made in the winning bidder's name, or their company's name for commercial vehicle title transfers.
c. Payment must be made within two business days following the auction and all necessary paperwork completed at that time.
d. Buyer will be remitted vehicle after the transfer of title. Local title transfers are generally done the same day if payment is received before 3:00 pm on a scheduled payment day; title transfer process to be completed no later than three business days following payment in full.
e. For vehicles purchased vehicles at a location other than Alaska Premier Auctions and Appraisals LLC premises, Buyer must complete a Power of Attorney to allow for DMV titling process. The title will be mailed to your address on file within seven business days.
f. Vehicle miles are accurate at the time of cataloging, they may change very slightly, not to exceed 25 miles beyond what is advertised.
g. Pick-up time must be scheduled to allow for paperwork and processing.

8. BIDDING ONLINE:
a. All bids placed are final. As a company policy, we do not retract bids as it messes with the integrity of the auction. If you default on payment or have your high bid removed for any reason, you will be liable for any difference in sale price between what your high bid was, and the final sale price of the lot.
b. The auction will close at a rate of one lot per minute. If a bid is placed within an item's closing minute, the lot will be automatically extended by one minute.
c. Company Defined Online Bidding Increments: $0 - $50: $5, $51 - $200: $10, $201 - $500: $25, $501 - $1,000: $50, $1,001 - $10,000: $100, $10,001 - $50,000: $250, $50,001 - $100,000: $500, $100,001 - $1,000,000: $1000, $1,000,001 - $5,000,000: $5000, $5,000,001 - $10,000,000+: $10,000
d. Bid increments are subject to change at any time at the auctioneer's discretion.
e. When a user places a Maximum Bid it will be placed equal to the reserve price if said Maximum Bid exceeds the reserve. If the Maximum Bid amount is below the reserve the bid will be placed for the full amount.
f. The auctioneer reserves the right to lift a reserve price at any time which guarantees a sale to the highest bidder at any price.
g. Being the high bidder on an item, with or without reserve, is a legally binding commitment to purchase the item for the amount of the high bid. This does not include Maximum Bids which exceed the amount of the current high bid.
h. Alaska Premier Auctions and Appraisals LLC is providing Internet auction bidding as a service to Bidder. Bidder acknowledges and understands that this service may or may not function correctly on the day of the auction. Under no circumstances shall Bidder have any kind of claim against Alaska Premier Auctions and Appraisals LLC or anyone else if the Internet service fails to work correctly before or during the timed or live online auction. Alaska Premier Auctions & Appraisals LLC will not be responsible for any missed bids from any source. Internet bidders who desire to make certain their bids are acknowledged should use the website feature and leave their maximum bid 24 hours before the auction ends.
i. Alaska Premier Auctions and Appraisals LLC reserves the right to withdraw, re-sequence, or re-catalog items in this auction at any time, for any reason.

9. CONDITIONS OF SALE:
a. All property is sold "AS IS", and ALL SALES ARE FINAL. Bidder agrees that everything is sold as-is and that they may not return any item they purchase. THERE ARE NO REFUNDS.
b. Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. All dimensions provided are approximate.
c. Buyers are always encouraged to inspect items in person prior to bidding to make their own determinations as to condition, age, size, authenticity, value and any other determining factor by appointment only. Not all inventory will be open for previews. Additional detailed condition reports such as photos, videos, or other, can likely be provided upon request with enough advance notice at least 48 hours prior to auction closing. Bidder shall be the sole judge of value and authenticity and may not make any contest regarding any determining factor. Bidders who participate from off-site and forego the opportunity to be present at the preview understand and acknowledge that this affects their ability to inspect an item as well as if they examined it in person.
d. Alaska Premier Auctions and Appraisals LLC may attempt to describe the merchandise in advertising, on the Internet, and at the auction but makes no representations. In no event shall Alaska Premier Auctions and Appraisals LLC be held responsible for having made or implied any warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Alaska Premier Auctions and Appraisals LLC shall endeavor to describe in detail each item and any pertinent information about it.
e. Alaska Premier Auctions and Appraisals LLC will not be responsible for any errors or omissions in the description of the merchandise unless it is a material misrepresentation of the item itself.
f. Any high/low estimates provided are a courtesy only, and not a guarantee of the sales price.

10. WARRANTIES OF OWNER/REPRESENTATIVE:
a. The owner/representative warrants that he/she is the owner or has the right to sell listed items and has merchantable title to the items of personal property offered for sale and hereby grants to the Auctioneer the right to convey a merchantable title to successful high Bidder after payment has been received in full. The Owner/representative guarantees clear title, and that liens on the listed property be so stated whereby arrangements will be made so that clear title will be issued to the purchaser. In the event the owner/representative is unable to clear the title, the owner/representative will be liable for any pre-sale expenses incurred by the Auctioneer, and/or a withdrawal fee.

11. GOVERNING LAW & VENUE:
a. This agreement is governed by and construed in compliance with the domestic laws of the State of Alaska without giving effect to any choice-of-law or conflict-of-law provision or rule (whether of the State of Alaska or of any other jurisdiction) that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction except the State of Alaska. All disputes related to this agreement shall be resolved in a court of law located in Anchorage, Alaska.

12. ACCEPTANCE:
a. By bidding in our auction the Bidder accepts and agrees that they have read and agreed to the Terms & Conditions of the auction in their entirety. Thank you for your understanding, accordance, and acceptance of these Terms & Conditions.

Shipping Terms

INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING:
We offer in-house National & International shipping services on just about everything! Email us at [email protected] or call/text 907.570.7050 to coordinate shipping arrangements.

We suggest using the USPS Shipping Calculator and dimensions found in lot descriptions for an estimate of postage on most shipments, handling and material costs will apply. Please review the Terms & Conditions for shipping restrictions and know your local and federal laws.

LOCAL PICK-UP LOCATION:
All inventory, unless otherwise noted in an accompanying description, is located at our warehouse facility at 325 W. Potter Rd., Anchorage, AK 99518.

LOCAL PICK-UP TIMES:
TWO DAYS ONLY: 10am-5:45 pm on Monday, October 30th & Tuesday, October 31st.

Please see the scheduling link at the top of your invoice to schedule a time for your contactless pick-up. Once outside, please remain in your vehicle, give us a call, and we will bring out your inventory.

Contact us at [email protected] or 907.570.7050 to make alternate arrangements.

5. SHIPPING PROCESS:
a. Our goal is for you to receive your winning bids as quickly and cost-effectively as possible while prioritizing the quality and condition of your items. Please note that shipping from Alaska can be costly. While we do our best to minimize costs, it is the sole responsibility of the buyer to cover all costs associated with shipping regardless of expense, including freight items, and insurance.
b. You may select shipping services using Shipping Saint emails and text notifications after the auction. If your item(s) are packed for shipping and you decide to pick-up instead, you will be charged automatically to your card on file for the cost of shipping materials and the handling expense.
c. We package and prepare shipments in-house calculated with the carrier's shipping costs, any applicable insurance, and signature fees, plus a modest handling fee to cover supplies including bubble wrap, boxes, packing materials, and delivery to the carrier.
d. We do not provide estimates. Please use the destination zip code and approximate dimensions of the item(s) as found in the catalog description to prepare an estimate for yourself using an online estimator.
e. Items will be shipped via UPS, USPS, FedEx, Alaska Air Cargo, or other carriers as necessary. We do not use USPS Parcel Select.
f. Contact us at [email protected] to make special arrangements, including shipping to an alternate address, or procure your own shipping services.
g. Items must be paid in full before shipping is initiated.
h. All items shipped will be insured at their full purchase price at the buyer's expense.
i. All purchases with a combined total value of $300 or more will be shipped with signature confirmation at the buyer's expense.
j. International buyers are responsible for any customs fees or duties on their purchases.
k. We will provide any applicable Tracking Numbers and the total cost of your Shipping & Handling fees through Shipping Saint unless through a freight service.
l. Packages will not be released to the carrier until the balance is paid in full.
m. If your Shipping & Handling fees remain unpaid in excess of 24 hours after packing, you may be charged automatically to your card on file, with possible additional fees to reprint your label and more. If your shipping fees remain unpaid after 72 hours, your items may be forfeited to the auction house to be relisted, disposed of, or donated at the buyer's expense.
n. Any items with shipping requests will be prepared for shipment and delivered to the carrier within 7 business days of payment. Our shipping department is closed on Saturdays, Sundays, and all holidays.
o. Any issues with the delivery of your shipment must be received by the auction house within 5 business days after the delivery. You must retain the packaging and supply photographs of the shipment for any insurance claims.
For shipments which are more than 10 business days overdue, the auction house must be notified immediately for any further investigative action to be taken.
p. We will not process any recalls for items shipped.
q. Items may be packaged together to reduce shipping costs to the greatest extent possible while maintaining the safety of the items within the package.
r. Certain materials such as ivory, baleen, & other animal products will not be shipped outside of the United States. International buyers may bid on such items but must arrange pick-up or delivery within the United States. It is the bidders responsibility to be aware of any additional laws or restrictions for item shipments, many of which are specific and not included comprehensively within the list of items above. We will not violate any federal or country specific laws to make a shipment; and if a legal restriction is the reason for your item not being shipped, your items may be forfeited to the auction house to be relisted, disposed of, or donated at the buyer's expense.
s. Any firearm shipments must be shipped to a Federal Firearms License (FFL) holder. The buyer is responsible for providing a copy of the destination FFL's license, plus all Shipping & Handling fees and FFL transfer fees. Black powder and antique firearms (Predating 1898) are excluded from this requirement.
t. We will not ship ammunition.
u. We will not ship alcohol other than wine to select approved states.