This “Collard & Collard” Square Piano was manufactured circa 1848 by Collard & Collard, a long-established London firm that was closely associated with the composer and virtuoso pianist Muzio Clementi.
6 Octave F to F keys
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Some items in most every sale will have a Reserve or Minimun Bid amount required to sell. This is different than Opening Bid - We consider these Subject to Owner Approval and a call will be made to the estate or owner with the high bid. They may choose to accept, decline or counter offer. The auctioneer will facilitate this with full transparency.
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In the event of a dispute, the auctioneer holds sole discretion in its resolution. This includes, but is not limited to, the removal, re-offering or adjusting the terms of the item in dispute. The auctioneer’s decision is final.
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Pay by VISA, MasterCard, American Express. In person you also have the option of paying with Interac, or cash. Using e-transfer or certified cheque may require more time so please allow for this especially on sale day when hundreds of bidders may be active. Government issued ID required for bidders using certified cheques. The auctioneer will retain possession of all items until full payment has been received and cleared.
All items are to be removed from the venue following payment and are done so at the expense and discretion of the new owner. Please arrange with the venue management if you require more time to remove your purchases. The auctioneer does not take responsibility for, or insure your items against, loss or damage.
If you require crating and shipping we are happy to help arrange though the expense is borne by the winning bidder, best to discuss prior to bidding. Shipping art under glass is not advised.
The auctioneer appreciated your interest and fair participation in this and all future auction sales.
Wayne Bartlett, Auctioneer
245 Freshwater Road
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1B 1B3