Conditions and Terms of Sale
This is a mail, phone, and internet bid auction which begins as soon as you receive a catalogue or bidding is opened on this website. Auction 192 ended on Tuesday, December 17 at 7 pm PST .
Hours are 9 am to 5 pm PST Monday through Friday and 9 am to 7 pm on Auction Day. Please check out our website 24 hours a day for daily updates and full color illustrations of all items.
How to reach us
Toll free 1 800 899-1776
Outside US 831 917-8495
New bidders need to register. Please provide us with your name, address, daytime telephone number and method of payment. Once you have registered we will give you a permanent bidder number, then just go on line or call to place bids. You may not offer below the minimum bid (MB).
You may check the progress and raise your offer as many times as you like, but all bidding stops at exactly 7 pm PST. Bids may not be withdrawn or cancelled - this rule is strictly enforced.
|$5,000 and above||$500|
We recommend placing maximum bids on the items you really want; we will enter your bids competitively.
Gatsby wishes you all a happy holiday.
ALS Autograph letter, signed. Handwritten and signed by individual.
ADS Autograph note, signed.
ANS Autograph note, signed. Handwritten and signed by individual.
AQS Autograph quotation, signed. Handwritten and signed by individual.
DS Document signed. Printed, typed, or written in manuscript by a secretary or scribe, and signed by an individual.
FDC First-day cover.
Inscribed Item personalized with name of recipient, e.g., "For John ."
LS Letter, signed. Printed or written in manuscript by a secretary or scribe, and signed by an individual.
MB Minimum bid.
ND No date indicated.
NP No place indicated.
TLS Typed letter, signed. Typed by an individual or secretary, and signed.
TQS Typed quotation signed.
There is a 15% Buyer’s Premium charged on the final hammer price of each lot. Winning bids are net to all.
Upon verbal or written confirmation, payment must be received by December 31, 2013. For your convenience, we take VISA, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. There is no surcharge for using credit cards. For payments by check, we hold shipment until your check is received and cleared. California residents will be charged sales tax.
Each signed item is unconditionally guaranteed genuine without time limit to the original purchaser. Any item sold which is determined to be inauthentic may be returned for an immediate refund. All returned items must be in the same condition as shipped.
All items are in ink and in very good or better condition unless otherwise noted. Defects and important condition problems are described. Minor flaws, including fold marks and slight blemishes, may not always be noted. Any improperly described item must be returned within 3 days of receipt. Please notify us before returning any item.
You can check results of your bids about three hours after the close of auction here on our website.