Minimum Bids:

Please note the minimum acceptable bid is 50% of the "Low Estimate".

Bidding Increments:

Please note the correct bidding increments as listed in the table below. We reserve the right to adjust all out-of-increment bids to the next lowest increment on a "best efforts" basis. This process will impact the submission time of your bid and can be a factor in determining the winning bidder.

For example, a bid of ($250) will be rounded down to ($240).

All bids are taken competitively and we will bid up to the specified number as necessary. Please also note that we will not accept "either/or" bids or "+1" bids.

Bid Range Bid Increment
$20-100 $10
$100-500 $20
$500-1,000 $50
$1,000-2,000 $100
$2,000-5,000 $250
$5,000-10,000 $500
$10,000+ $1,000

(or at auctioneer's discretion)

Condition of Lots:

As noted in the Terms and Conditions of Sale, we attempt to describe the condition of our material according the criteria set forth by the Manuscript Society. We encourage bidders to view lots in person to inspect condition. If you are unable to come and view the material in person, we encourage you to call us at (203) 276-1570 and we will be happy to answer your questions regarding the condition of any lots in this catalog.

Viewing of Lots:

Lots may be viewed by appointment Monday through Friday, 10 AM to 4 PM Eastern. Please call us at (203) 276-1570 to schedule a viewing.

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