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Lot 961 to be auctioned on February 6th, 2020

14KY Victorian Retro Hand Painted Portrait Brooch Pin

14KY Victorian Retro Hand Painted Portrait Brooch Pin. This pin crafted in 14 karat yellow gold we believe to originally from the Victorian era ans was at one time perhaps used as a Mourning Brooch. Pin has a hand painted portrait of a women in a Sailor suit and judging by the style around the late 1930's to 1940's. We believe the original insert was either damaged or removed and then this portrait on faux ivory done in the 20th century. Picture is encased behind beveled glass and pinbeck has a Victorian era "C" closure. Pin is unmarked but tests to be 14 karat. It measures 1 1/2" x 1 1/4".

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  1. Any left bids placed less than one hour before the item comes up for auciton can not be guaranteed to be accepted.
  2. The minimum dollar amount for any left bid is $100.
  3. The floor manager or the auctioneer will bid for the absentee bidder.
  4. In the event of a tie bid between the absentee bidder and the house bidder, the winning bid will be awarded to the house bidder.
  5. If there is no bid within 30 seconds the bid will start at half of the left bid amount.
  6. First time bidders/new customers will be held to a maximum bid of $1000 per item. New customers must be pre approved by the floor manager or auctioneer.
  7. Dealers or customers wanting to bid on multiple items must be pre approved by the floor manager or auctioneer.
  8. In placing an absentee bid, the bidder does agree to all the standard rules and regulations as described during registration.
  9. AACTV is not held liable for failure to execute absentee bids.
  10. Winning bidders will be invoiced and the credit card on file will be charged. Please call us at 877-444-1195 to check the status of your leftbids.

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