The Estate of Mr. & Mrs. Dean & Betty Schluchter is presented as a Online Auction Only. This fabulous estate is from Raleigh NC & features some of the finest mid century pieces we have had in the auction house in some time. Plus Primitives, Antiques,Ammo, Long Guns, 357 Pistol, Sterling, Coins & much, much more!
All items are sold in AS IS, WHERE IS condition with no warranties or guarantees of any kind expressed or implied.
We make every effort to describe items accurately but we can make mistakes so please try to come and pre-view the item(s) yourself. Call us with questions and examine the pictures we post but remember you are bidding on the described item, not the photo. Please let us know if you see an error in one of our listings. We do not refund or make exchanges; it is your responsibility to know what you are bidding on. Any mention of the items condition is only our opinion not an official grading of the item. We try to list approximate measurements to give you perspective on the size of the items.
You must register online before you can place bids. You must be at least 18 years of age to bid on regular items & ammo, 21 to bid on guns. All required paperwork, background checks, etc. will be performed under the FFL of this auction house before any gun is turned over to you. By placing a bid you agree to all the terms & conditions governing this auction. If your bid is the winning bid you have entered into a Contract and agreed to the payment terms of this auction. All bids are final. We cannot retract or remove bids.
A 16% Buyers premium will be charged on each item you buy. We offer a 3% discount for CASH payment reducing your premium to 13%. (Example: Your winning bid is $10.00 and you are paying cash, at checkout you will be charged $11.30 plus 5.3% VA sales tax) Anyone wishing to pay by check must call and make arrangements prior to pick-up. We accept MasterCard, VISA, Discover and American Express.
Virginia sales tax of 5.3% will be added to each transaction. If you are TAX EXEMPT you MUST give us a current copy of your sales tax certificate BEFORE you pay. We must have a copy of the certificate; we cannot just put your number in our system. Unless you have a established purchase history with River City Auction Company all payments by check must be approved prior to removal of merchandise. You must contact us prior to pick-up day to make these arrangements.
If you are the winning bidder on any of the following items and your total purchase is over $25.00 we cannot accept credit card payment unless you have an established payment history with River City Auction Company. The following items can only be paid for by cash or certified funds:
Jewelry (not costume), coins, paper money, silver or gold items of any kind including sterling
Pick-up day is the Wednesday following the close of Auction on Tuesday from 3-6pm and the next Saturday from 10am-3pm. Other pick-up times are by appointment only. A storage fee of $5.00 per day begins immediately after the last listed pick-up day and accrues each day until all items are either picked up or forfeited. All items not picked up and paid for including storage fees by 4pm 30 days after the last listed pick-up day are considered abandoned and/or forfeited and become the property of River City Auction Company and all payments you have made are forfeited and not refundable.
If we experience a technical failure, software failure or our Platform goes down for any reason we will not end the auction but will extend it once the problem is fixed and the auction is back on-line. If you are a bidder and a failure occurs you may contact us and we will keep you informed as to when you can expect the auction to be back on-line.
Please bring your own bags, boxes, shipping blankets, packaging materials, ratchet straps, etc. on pick-up day as we do not supply these items. Also, please bring any help you may need to load items as we do not always have someone on site to help you load.
All owners and employees of River City Auction Company whether full time, part time or Temporary may bid on any of our auction items with the exception of items they have consigned after Reserve, if any, has been met.