Cash, local check, credit cards accepted. No out of state checks unless known to auctioneer – credit cards only – no exceptions. Our live customer appreciation rate of 12% Buyer's Premium for those who attend the auction and pay with cash or good check, 15% Buyer's Premium on credit card payments. Telephone and absentee bidding either written or electronic are subject to an 18% Buyer’s Premium. All items are sold as is with no guarantees or warranties oral or written. No out of state checks accepted unless known to the auctioneer. All dealers must provide a copy of a recent resale certificate for Maine or sales tax of 5.5% will apply. Absentee and phone bids are accepted on $250 or more. No Internet bidding at this sale. We reserve the right to hold all merchandise until checks have cleared.
We are privileged to offer at public auction the multi generational collection of the Colcord family of Searsport and Yarmouth Maine. This historic sea faring family of Searsport was sea captains and adventurers throughout the 19th century. In addition to being sea captains, they were artists and writers. Lincoln and Joanna wrote numerous books about sea faring and their voyages around the world. Many of the objects gathered throughout their world adventures will be offered for sale. Among the items include two important Hong Kong School port paintings, a large ship’s broadside by famous marine artist, Clement Drew, family oils and watercolors done by their personal friend Maine’s iconic artist Waldo Pierce. Also discovered, was a watercolor of a Tahitian man painted and signed by Lincoln Colcord. This is a brief sketch of the hundreds of items offered for sale. We have photographed almost every lot in this sale and can be viewed on r auctionzip.com, auctioneer #5556 or Gerald Bell