The Estate of C. Truitt Martin, Jr.
Southern Pottery and Antique Furniture
Property Address: 190 E. Lee St, Dawson, Georgia 39842
Auction Date: Bidding Ends, Tuesday, June 6, 2023
Friday, May 19th from 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Monday, June 5th from 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Wednesday, June 7th from 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Thursday, June 8th from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Important Selling Features:
- Huge Collection of Southern Pottery
- Crawford County, Georgia
- Lanier County, Georgia
- White County, Georgia
- Washington County, Georgia
- Alabama Pottery
- South Carolina Edgefield Region
- North Carolina Pottery
- Numerous Pieces Stamped or Signed
- Antique and Primitive Furniture
- Old and New Law Books
- Wildlife Prints
- Historic Local Maps
- Office Furnishing and Equipment
- And Much More!
Detailed Property Description: Get ready for an exciting online auction featuring the contents and furnishings of the late C. Truitt Martin, Jr's law office, a well-known attorney who practiced for over 40 years in Dawson. This auction offers a fantastic collection of Southern pottery, antique and primitive furniture, old and new law books, wildlife prints, historic local maps, and various desks and workstations. The pottery collection includes pieces from Crawford County, Georgia, Lanier County, Georgia, Washington, County, Georgia, White County, Georgia, Alabama, the Carolinas, and more, with many items stamped or signed. Don't miss out on the opportunity to bid on unique and beautiful pieces from this cherished collection. This is your chance to add to your own collection or start a new one! Find something for everyone in this diverse selection of items.
For More Information Contact:
Wiregrass Auction Group, Inc
(229) 890-2437 – Office
(220 891-1377 - Cell
The Estate of C. Truitt Martin, Jr.:
Southern Pottery and Antique Furniture
Auction Dates: Tuesday, June 6, 2023
Online Only Bidding for the auctions will close on the dates as indicated on the WiregrassAuctionGroup.com website.
Bidding will begin closing on each auction at the times specified above at the rate of 2 items per minute. The closing time of each lot is subject to Wiregrass Auction Group’s internet bidding platforms auto-extend feature. When the time remaining to bid on an item falls below three minutes, a new bid being placed on that item will result in the bidding clock being reset to three minutes. Auto-extend bidding will continue on an item-by-item basis until such time as no further bids are received.
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Inspection Dates & Times: Items will be available at the times and dates posted on the website.
General Auction Terms:
This is an online only auction, by registering to bid on the internet you acknowledge that you have read and understand the terms and conditions of this auction and that you expressly agree to abide by all terms and conditions contained herein.
All auction items sell “as is, where is” with no guarantees or warranties either expressed or implied. Descriptions of the auction items are believed to be correct and accurate and are provided in good faith but are matters of opinion and not guaranteed by the seller nor Wiregrass Auction Group. Bidders must rely solely on their own judgment as to condition, grade, authenticity, and accuracy of descriptions prior to placing a bid. By placing a bid, purchasers acknowledge and agree to all terms of the auction and agree not to retract their bid. Bidders that cannot satisfy the terms of the auction should not bid. All auction purchases are considered to have been verified by the purchaser as to condition, grade and authenticity prior to the purchaser placing their winning bid.
For purchasers paying by credit card an 18% Buyer’s Premium will be added to your bid price to determine the final sales price of the items purchased.
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Sales tax of 8% will also be charged on the final sale price. Dealers buying for resale may be exempt from paying sales tax by providing Wiregrass Auction Group with your sales tax number and executing a sales tax exemption form.
Buyer’s Premium Example:
Bid Price: $100.00
18% Buyer’s Premium $ 18.00
Total Purchase Price $118.00
The total purchase price is subject to 8% sales tax!
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Pick-up for items included in this auction will at the property during the times posted to website. Please review the auction information prior to bidding.
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