Name Berkshire Greens Estate Auction
Auctioneer The Renaissance Auction Group
Type Online-Only Auction
Date(s) 7/31/2022 - 8/21/2022
Lot #1 begins closing Sunday August 21st 7:00 PM Lots will close consecutively in pre-determined intervals.
Preview Date/Time 910 Lehigh St. Reading, PA 19601 Sunday August 21st 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Checkout Date/Time 910 Lehigh St Reading, PA 19601 By Appointment Via Online Sign-up: Thursday August 25th 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM Friday August 26th 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM Saturday August 27th 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Plan to pick your items up during the scheduled pickup times. All items must be picked up by Saturday August 27th. Do not bid if you cannot pick your items up during the designated period unless you speak to an auction staff member first. If vacation plans impact your ability to pick up items during the scheduled pickup times, contact us before bidding to discuss alternative arrangements. We are available by phone from 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM seven days a week at 610-370-2879. For items are not picked up by Saturday August 27th 3:00 PM, we reserve the right to charge your credit card on record the full invoice amount of all purchases. Please bring adequate assistance to load your items. No onsite labor will be available for loading your purchases.
Location 910 Lehigh St
Reading, PA 19601
Buyer Premium high bid + 15% = Purchase Price
Description
Our largest on-site estate auction this year to date: 1912 $2.50 gold piece; Reading bank notes in high state; 2000+ pieces of Stangl pottery including birds (all sizes), tableware (all forms) & specialty pieces; contemporary and vintage redware; Jobi, Scargo, other studio pottery; vintage and contemporary redware by Oley Valley Pottery, Breininger, Eldreth, Foltz; 150+ pieces archivally framed original art and limited edition prints by P. Buckley Moss, Paul Landry, SE PA and Berks County artists; 500+ vintage and contemporary books, many as new, author signed / inscribed, first editions, Berks & SE PA history and culture, coffee table books, John Updike, Mildred Jordan, Gladys Taber, Frank Lloyd Wright, C.S. Lewis, Cape Cod; Sydenstricker plates; 5000+ vintage 45s; antique, vintage & contemporary furniture; Speed Queen Washer & Dryer, Frigidaire stainless steel side-by-side refrigerator, Maytag refrigerator; antique, vintage and contemporary furniture; quality decorative and household items. If vacation plans impact your ability to pick up items during the scheduled pickup times, contact us to discuss alternative arrangements. In house & third party shipping are available for this auction. Please consult the catalog description for each lot to determine your shipping / pick up options for that lot. The In-House shipping process is as follows: 1) We charge your card for the purchase and email a paid receipt. 2) We pack, weigh and calculate shipping on your invoice. Your card is processed for the cost of shipping. We email you a paid receipt for that charge. 3) Your package(s) is delivered to the shipper the next business day. You receive the tracking number by email. 4) Due to the shipping demands associated with this auction, please allow two to three weeks for the process to be completed 5) Cost of shipping: A) Shipping charge B) Delivery Confirmation C) Insurance to value if value exceeds default insurance provided by carrier 4) $10-$20 packing/invoicing shipping/delivery to shipper charge depending on the requirements for that item Third Party shipping is available for this auction. 1) You may engage any third party shipper of your choice. We will facilitate access to the items you purchase for the shipper. As a courtesy to our bidders, we will deliver smaller items to the Reading area shippers listed below at no charge. 2) Contact information for pack and ship locations in Reading, PA: Mail-N-Ship 4U 96 Commerce Dr, Wyomissing, PA 19610 Phone: (610) 376-3805 Fed Ex Shipping Center 5900 Perkiomen Ave, Reading, PA 19606 (610) 226-8031 Mail & Print 4712 Penn Ave, Sinking Spring, PA 19608 Phone: (484) 709-2674 3) For large, unique and special service shipping, we can recommend: Mail Dock 1594 Cumberland St. Lebanon PA 17042 717-274-6600 MailDock@comcast.net www.TheMailDock.com Mail Dock provides shipping for other well established auction companies in SE PA. They will offer shipping estimates prior to purchase as time allows. 4) Third Party Shipping is required on all international shipments, including Canada
Auction Terms & Conditions In house & third party shipping are available for this auction. Please consult the catalog description for each lot to determine your shipping / pick up options for that lot. The In-House shipping process is as follows: 1) We charge your card for the purchase and email a paid receipt. 2) We pack, weigh and calculate shipping on your invoice. Your card is processed for the cost of shipping. We email you a paid receipt for that charge. 3) Your package(s) is delivered to the shipper the next business day. You receive the tracking number by email. 4) Due to the shipping demands associated with this auction, please allow two to three weeks for the process to be completed 5) Cost of shipping: A) Shipping charge B) Delivery Confirmation C) Insurance to value if value exceeds default insurance provided by carrier 4) $10-$20 packing/invoicing shipping/delivery to shipper charge depending on the requirements for that item Third Party shipping is available for this auction. 1) You may engage any third party shipper of your choice. We will facilitate access to the items you purchase for the shipper. As a courtesy to our bidders, we will deliver smaller items to the Reading area shippers listed below at no charge. 2) Contact information for pack and ship locations in Reading, PA: Mail-N-Ship 4U 96 Commerce Dr, Wyomissing, PA 19610 Phone: (610) 376-3805 Fed Ex Shipping Center 5900 Perkiomen Ave, Reading, PA 19606 (610) 226-8031 Mail & Print 4712 Penn Ave, Sinking Spring, PA 19608 Phone: (484) 709-2674 3) For large, unique and special service shipping, we can recommend: Mail Dock 1594 Cumberland St. Lebanon PA 17042 717-274-6600 MailDock@comcast.net www.TheMailDock.com Mail Dock provides shipping for other well established auction companies in SE PA. They will offer shipping estimates prior to purchase as time allows. 4) Third Party Shipping is required on all international shipments, including Canada Assistance with registering and bidding online is available at the onsite preview sessions or by calling 610-370-2879 All items are sold in 'as is' condition. Effort is made to accurately describe all lots and items. If you have any questions regarding an item in the auction, before you bid please attend the scheduled onsite preview, contact The Renaissance Auction Group, 610-370-2879, Monday-Saturday 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM, Sunday 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM or email bill@auctionhowze.com for a condition report. Absentee bids may be submitted if you do not use a computer or choose not to bid online. Absentee bids will be entered into the online bidding system on your behalf by auction staff. These bids will appear in the bid history as "Absentee Bidder". All items start at $5.00 and sell to the highest bidder. 2x, 4x, 8x in red above the item means times the bid example: 3x a bid of $10.00 is $30.00 total. PLEASE NOTE: If you are the winning bidder and fail to pay for your items, you will be banned from participating in any future auctions conducted by The Renaissance Auction Group. A comment denoting your status as a non-paying bidder will be added to your HiBid bidder profile. 15% Buyer's Premium: purchase price equals high bid plus 15% Measurement convention employed in catalog: Height x Width x Depth On Site Preview: 910 Lehigh St. Reading, PA 19601 Sunday August 21st 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Lot #1 begins closing Sunday August 21st 7:00 PM Lots will close consecutively in pre-determined intervals. For any item that receives a bid in the last two minutes, the bidding on that item will extend for another two minutes and continue to do so in two-minute intervals until no bids are received in the final two minutes that item is open. Payment may be tendered by cash, check or MC / Visa at the time of pickup. We Do Not Accept PayPal, Discover, American Express. Shipped items require payment by MC / Visa. At our discretion, we may request a deposit or credit card hold for bidders unknown to us who place a large number of bids or whose total bid amount is deemed sufficient to require such action. PA State Sales Tax will be charged on items not tax exempt by statute. Coins and on-site estate items incur no sales tax. Items from additional estates are taxable under PA state statutes. All bidders requesting tax exemption for the purpose of resale must supply us with a fully executed copy of the PA State Resale Form and a copy of their PA Resale certificate. You can download a copy of the sales certificate at the link provided: https://www.revenue.pa.gov/FormsandPublications/FormsforBusinesses/SUT/Documents/rev-1220.pdf The written description of the lot is the definitive statement of what you are purchasing. Any discrepancy between the description of the lot and the photos associated with that lot will be resolved in favor of the written description. Item Pick-Up: 910 Lehigh St Reading, PA 19601 By Appointment Via Online Sign-up: Thursday August 25th 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM Friday August 26th 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM Saturday August 27th 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Plan to pick your items up during the scheduled pickup times. All items must be picked up by Saturday August 27th. Do not bid if you cannot pick your items up during the designated period unless you speak to an auction staff member first. If vacation plans impact your ability to pick up items during the scheduled pickup times, contact us before bidding to discuss alternative arrangements. We are available by phone from 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM seven days a week at 610-370-2879. For items are not picked up by Saturday August 27th 3:00 PM, we reserve the right to charge your credit card on record the full invoice amount of all purchases. Please bring adequate assistance to load your items. No onsite labor will be available for loading your purchases. In House Shipping is available for this auction. Each lot description in the catalog ends with a statement of shipping options. Please review your shipping options prior to bidding on an item. The In-House shipping process is as follows: 1) We charge your card for the purchase and email a paid receipt. 2) We pack, weigh and calculate shipping on your invoice. Your card is processed for the cost of shipping. We email you a paid receipt for that charge. 3) Your package(s) is delivered to the shipper the next business day. You receive the tracking number by email. 4) Due to the shipping demands associated with this auction, please allow two to three weeks for the process to be completed. 5) Cost of shipping: A) Shipping charge B) Delivery Confirmation C) Insurance to value if value exceeds default insurance provided by carrier D) $10-$20 packing/shipping/invoicing/delivery to shipper charge depending on the requirements for that item IN HOUSE SHIPPING TERMS & CONDITIONS Due to the increase in online theft and fraud, we have adopted the following procedures in regard to our in house shipping service: If you have any questions or would like to discuss your shipping options, please contact us at 610-370-2879 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM seven days a week. 1) Prior to bidding, consult the individual catalog descriptions for your shipping options on each lot. 2) Credit cards presented for payment must bear the name of the registered bidder. Purchases will only be shipped to the billing address associated with the credit card presented for payment. 3) All in house shipments will require the direct signature of the registered bidder at the point of delivery. 4) Payment: MC / Visa , cash or check payment options are available for pick-up items. MC / Visa only for shipped orders. We do not accept PayPal, Discover or American Express. At our discretion, we may require payment by check or wire transfer for larger balances incurred by first time buyers unknown to us. 5) If you wish to use a different credit card for payment than the one on file in your HiBid registration profile, please contact us immediately upon the conclusion of the auction. 6) Packages shipped in house may be insured for no more than the total purchase price of the items contained in the package plus shipping costs. 7) At our discretion, we may require payment by wire transfer, cashier's or personal check for bidders unknown to us. Wire transfers incur a $20.00 bank processing fee. Please allow ten to fourteen days from date of deposit for shipment of items paid for by check. 8) Third Party Shipping is required on all international shipments, including Canada. If you have any questions regarding our In House Shipping policy, please contact us prior to bidding at 610-370-2879, 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM seven days a week. Bidders acknowledge that these Terms and Conditions will be exclusively construed and governed in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania without regard to its conflict of laws principles. The exclusive jurisdiction and venue for any controversy or claim between the parties will be the County of Berks in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. THIRD PARTY SHIPPING 1) You may engage any third party shipper of your choice. We will facilitate access to the items you purchased for the shipper you engage within the timeline outlined in the Terms & Conditions of this auction. 2) Contact information for some pack and ship locations in Reading, PA: Mail-N-Ship 4U 96 Commerce Dr, Wyomissing, PA 19610 Phone: (610) 376-3805 Fed Ex Shipping Center 5900 Perkiomen Ave, Reading, PA 19606 (610) 226-8031 Mail & Print 4712 Penn Ave, Sinking Spring, PA 19608 Phone: (484) 709-2674 3) For large, unique and special service shipping, we can recommend: Mail Dock 1594 Cumberland St. Lebanon PA 17042 717-274-6600 MailDock@comcast.net www.TheMailDock.com Mail Dock provides shipping for other well established auction companies in SE PA. They will offer shipping estimates prior to purchase as time allows. 4) Third Party Shipping is required on all international shipments, including Canada. All Terms and Conditions will be exclusively construed and governed in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania without regard to its conflict of laws principles. The exclusive jurisdiction and venue for any controversy or claim between the parties will be the County of Berks in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. --------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------ Terms Of Use

Seller User Terms

Bidder User Terms
Your bid must adhere to the bid increment schedule.
Bid Amount Bid Increment
0.00 - 9.00 1.00 USD
9.01 - 22.50 2.50 USD
22.51 - 65.00 5.00 USD
65.01 - 490.00 10.00 USD
490.01 - 1,980.00 20.00 USD
1,980.01 - 3,875.00 25.00 USD
3,875.01 - 9,999,999.99 50.00 USD
Currency USD
Buyer Premium high bid + 15% = Purchase Price
Payment Terms
Payment: MC / Visa , cash or check payment options are available for pick-up items. MC / Visa only for shipped orders. We do not accept PayPal, Discover or American Express. If you are picking up your items in person, you may pay by cash, check or MC / Visa at the time of pickup. Titled items ie. automobiles, RVs, boats, motorcycles, trailers etc. must be paid for by cash or check. At our discretion, we may require payment by check or wire transfer for larger balances incurred by first time buyers unknown to us. Please allow ten to fourteen days from date of deposit for shipment of items paid for by check. No PA state sales tax is charged at on-site auctions
If you are picking up your items in person, you may pay by cash, check or MC / Visa at the time of pickup. Item Pick-Up: 910 Lehigh St Reading, PA 19601 By Appointment Via Online Sign-up: Thursday August 25th 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM Friday August 26th 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM Saturday August 27th 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Plan to pick your items up during the scheduled pickup times. All items must be picked up by Saturday August 27th Do not bid if you cannot pick your items up during the designated period unless you speak to an auction staff member first. If vacation plans impact your ability to pick up items during the scheduled pickup times, contact us before bidding to discuss alternative arrangements. We are available by phone from 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM seven days a week at 610-370-2879. For items are not picked up by Saturday August 27th 3:00 PM, we reserve the right to charge your credit card on record the full invoice amount of all purchases. Please bring adequate assistance to load your items. No onsite labor will be available for loading your purchases. In House Shipping is available for this auction. Each lot description in the catalog ends with a statement of shipping options. Please review your shipping options prior to bidding on an item. The In-House shipping process is as follows: 1) We charge your card for the purchase and email a paid receipt. 2) We pack, weigh and calculate shipping on your invoice. Your card is processed for the cost of shipping. We email you a paid receipt for that charge. 3) Your package(s) is delivered to the shipper the next business day. You receive the tracking number by email. 4) Due to the shipping demands associated with this auction, please allow two to three weeks for the process to be completed 5) Cost of shipping: A) Shipping charge B) Delivery Confirmation C) Insurance to value if value exceeds default insurance provided by carrier D) $10-$20 packing/invoicing shipping/delivery to shipper charge depending on the requirements for that item IN HOUSE SHIPPING TERMS & CONDITIONS Due to the increase in online theft and fraud, we have adopted the following procedures in regard to our in house shipping service: If you have any questions or would like to discuss your shipping options, please contact us at 610-370-2879 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM seven days a week. 1) In house & third party shipping is available. Please consult the individual catalog descriptions for your shipping options on each lot. 2) Credit cards presented for payment must bear the name of the registered bidder. Purchases will only be shipped to the address associated with the credit card presented for payment. 3) All in house shipments will require the direct signature of the registered bidder at the point of delivery. 4) Payment: MC / Visa only for shipped orders. We do not accept PayPal, Discover or American Express. At our discretion, we may require payment by check or wire transfer for larger balances incurred by first time buyers unknown to us. Please allow ten to fourteen days from date of deposit for shipment of items paid for by check. 5) If you wish to use a different credit card for payment than the one on file in your HiBid registration profile, please contact us immediately upon the conclusion of the auction. 6) Packages shipped in house may be insured for no more than the total purchase price of the items contained in the package plus shipping costs. 7) On larger invoices, we may require payment by wire transfer, cashier's or personal check for bidders unknown to us. If you have any questions regarding this policy, please contact us prior to bidding at 610-370-2879, 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM seven days a week. Please allow ten to fourteen days from date of deposit for shipment of items paid for by check. THIRD PARTY SHIPPING Third party shipping is available for this auction. Please consult the catalog description for each lot to determine your shipping / pick up options for that lot. 1) You may engage any third party shipper of your choice. We will facilitate access to the items you purchase for the shipper. As a courtesy to our bidders, we will deliver smaller items to the Reading area shippers listed below at no charge. 2) Contact information for pack and ship locations in Reading, PA: Mail-N-Ship 4U 96 Commerce Dr, Wyomissing, PA 19610 Phone: (610) 376-3805 Fed Ex Shipping Center 5900 Perkiomen Ave, Reading, PA 19606 (610) 226-8031 Mail & Print 4712 Penn Ave, Sinking Spring, PA 19608 Phone: (484) 709-2674 3) For large, unique and special service shipping, we can recommend: Mail Dock 1594 Cumberland St. Lebanon PA 17042 717-274-6600 MailDock@comcast.net www.TheMailDock.com Mail Dock provides shipping for other well established auction companies in SE PA. They will offer shipping estimates prior to purchase as time allows. 4) Third Party Shipping is required on all international shipments, including Canada