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MULTI-GENERATIONAL ONLINE AUCTION

Saturday November 4, 2023

BARRINGTON, NH

Ayer's Lake Farm

Contents of the Homestead, Barn and Carriage House

Upon his return from the American Civil War, Barrington native, Elisha Locke, used his Civil War Dispensation Funds of $2,500 to purchase Ayer's Lake Farm in 1869.  Since, it has continued to be owned and operated by his descendents for (5) uniterupted generations, spanning over 154 years.  

 In August 2023, the estate of Carolyn S. Bedford contracted John McInnis Auctioneers, LLC to auction the contents of the homestead, barn and carriage house. 

 Over (800) lots encompassing 1000s and 1000s of objects will be sold in (1) day. This sale, presented in (2) back-to-back sessions, will be sold in random order.  This means bidders must pay attention throughout the entire sale where New England Country Primitives, Oriental Rugs, Stueben Glass, Gold and Silver Jewelry, Pottery, Native American Arts, Eskimo Wares, Vintage and Antique Toys, Trade Signs, Asian Porcelain, Fine Art and Sculpture, Mid-Century Modern, Rifles, Shotguns and Hand Guns etc etc etc will be dispersed randomly throughout the entire auction. 

Lastly, certain rooms of the house, barn and carriage house will be offered as (1) lot where you can bid on "picking rights" which will allow the high bidder to take as many or as few of the items being offerred. 

                                                                Sale begins to close                                                                                                                  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4TH at 3pm

LIVE IN PERSON PREVIEW, SATURDAY, NOV 4th from 9-1 pm

497 Washington Street, Route 202 Barrington, NH

BIDDING STARTS at $1.00

18% Buyers Premium -  NH LIC# 2182 

 AUCTION MANAGER:  Jay Williamson | (978) 387-4045 | mcinnisauctions@yahoo.com

PREVIEW:    Saturday, November 4th from 9-1pm

PAYMENT TERMS:  Payment is due upon receipt of invoice and will be charged to your credit card on file.  All sales are final, no credits or returns. All items are SOLD AS IS, WHERE IS, WITH ALL FAULTS. Bidders are strongly encouraged to ask any questions prior to bidding. Please refer to photos as part of the description. JMA will do its best to list any damage, repairs or restorations, the absence of these descriptions or conditions must not be taken to imply that the lot is in perfect condition. Remember you are purchasing antique or used items. Expect signs of wear consistent with age.

PICK UP INSTRUCTIONS: Winning bidders must provide boxes and paper. Winning bidders are responsible for removal and loading of all items. Smaller items will be available for curbside pickup. A representative will be there to assist, but the winning bidder assumes any and all responsibility for any damage or injury that should take place once they are on the property.

PICK UP ADDRESS and TIME:
497 Washington Street, Route 202 Barrington, NH on Sun, Nov 5 from 11-4, Mon and Tues Nov 6 and 7 from 9-4pm. ITEMS NOT PICKED UP DURING ALLOTTED TIME WILL BE CONSIDERED FORFEITED WITHOUT REFUND, NO EXCEPTIONS, UNLESS PRIOR ARRANGEMENTS HAVE BEEN MADE WITH THE AUCTION HOUSE – LOCAL DELIVERY OF LARGE ITEMS AVAILABLE FOR A FEE. 

SHIPPING: PARCEL ROOM  is available to quote and pick up your item(s).  Please contact them at 603-431-4205 or  auctions@parcelroom.comBuyer pays all shipping costs. We are not responsible for your purchase once you authorize release to shipper of your choice.  Local shipping of larger items (furniture) not suitable for mail can be made by emailing our gallery. 

TRANSPORT (ALTERNATIVE PICK UP): As a special service for the convenience of our valued customers:  Anyone who would like to pick up their purchases in Amesbury, MA we will offer to transfer your purchases to our facility in Amesbury for a nominal fee starting at $25 per item to be capped at $100.00.  NOTE: EXCLUSIONS APPLY, LARGE OR UNUSUAL ITEMS/LOTS WILL BE ASSESSED A SEPARATE FEE FOR TRANSPORT. 

For those interested in this service please text the auction manager or email mcinnisauctions@yahoo.com  with your name and the lot number(s) that you would like to have transferred. Transfer fees to be paid in cash or check at time of pick up.

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