Name Major Estate Online Auction of Importance
Auctioneer Shackleton's Real Estate & Auction Co.
Type Online-Only Auction
Date(s) 6/23/2021 - 6/30/2021
Online Only Auction. The sale begins on Wednesday, June 23rd at 6:00pm EDT, and will run for 1 week. The sale will begin to close on Wednesday, June 30th at 6:00pm EDT with a 3 minute soft close in effect.
Preview Date/Time In-Person Preview for this Auction will be held for 6 days (June 23rd, 24th, 25th, 28, 29th, 30th) from 10am - 3pm ***COVID-19 health and safety protocols are in effect for preview. Masks are mandatory and must be worn during the duration of the preview. You will be required to sanitize your hands upon entry of the facility as well as when you exit the facility. A limit of 10 people will be able to preview the sale at any given time. Social distancing is required for all prospective customers and staff.***
Checkout Date/Time Contactless Curbside Pickup for this sale is available: FRIDAY, July 2nd, MONDAY, July 5th, and TUESDAY, July 6th from 9:00am - 5:00pm. We are CLOSED on THURSDAY, July 1st for Canada Day. Pick-up will occur at the back of our facility. We are only able to assist 2 VEHICLES/ CUSTOMERS at a time - please be patient. There will be stations set-up that respect the social distancing practice. We will bring your items to a table for you to handle and pack on your own. After each customer, the tables will be sanitized and wiped down. Contactless Stratford Porch Delivery and Shipping is also available, contact or call 519-271-2646 for more information.
Location 3715 Embro Road
Stratford, ON N5A 6S3
Buyer Premium 15% Buyers Premium
MAJOR ESTATE AUCTION OF IMPORTANCE This is one of the best quality Auctions we have had in a while!An in-person preview is now allowed, and we strongly recommend you come and view this spectacular collection!  SELLING ON BEHALF OF THE J. RICHARD HUNT ESTATE, FROM CAMBRIDGE, ON, a large collection of antique furniture, art glass, large Moorcroft collection, sterling, and artwork including: FURNITURE:  beautiful mahogany dining room table with turned legs, crank top with two leaves; 8 mahogany balloon back chairs; a Victorian mahogany sideboard; Georgian style mahogany corner cupboard; Eastlake style walnut double pedestal desk; cherry side table, walnut washstand; Louis XV style vitrine; contemporary walnut display cabinet; Sheraton style bowfront display cabinet;  Louis XV style display/bookcase;  mahogany “Tallboy” chest of drawers; spectacular rosewood chest of drawers; Sheraton Rosewood card table; early mahogany chest of drawers; burled walnut Victorian credenza; Georgian and Sheraton style Display Cabinets;  Mahogony four-poster bed; assorted washstands, plant stands, foot styles, end tables, Chippendale style sofa; unusual mahogany side cabinet with sixteen compartments; assorted mirrors, etc. CHINA AND ART GLASS: a large collection of Moorcroft – Pomegranate pattern vases and bowls, Moonlit blue vase, Big Poppy vase, orchid pattern vase, MacIntyre vase and pitcher, Hibiscus pattern bowl and vase, early butterfly pattern vase, Anemone handled vase, pair of Moorcroft Anemone lamps, Magnolia pattern ginger jar, and others.  Assorted Royal Doulton -  stoneware pieces, Rouge flambe vase, dessert dishes, teapot, large charger, large Doulton Burslem pedestal, assorted Doulton dog figurines, and others;  large selection of early cranberry vases, pitchers, cruets, etc.; selection of Waterford – “Blarney Castle” vase, and assorted stemware; good selection of early oil lamps – coin spot, bull’s eye, and others; selection of Mary Gregory glass; assorted Wedgewood pieces – biscuit barrel and vases; Royal Crown Derby “Derby Panel” dish set; partial “Imari” set,  assorted Crown Derby paperweights; pair of large Miessen style Compotes; ornate pair of Victorian Banquet lamps; assorted Dresden and Bisque figures; Staffordshire lion and dog figures; assorted chintz, Wavecrest, Copeland, and Beleek items; art glass – amberina, satin, Lalilique, and much more. STERLING:  Large Louis XV flatware set; sterling sugar shaker, sterling flower vase and bowls, sterling coffee and teapots, candelabras – international sterling, Frank M. Whiting, cream and sugar bowls, George Jensen pepper grinder, center basket, napkin ring, candlesticks, and others. ARTWORK:  A stunning collection of artwork from known artists including Hogarth engraving, Joan Noonan, J.H. Van der Muelen, G.E. Fratini, Leo de Winter, William Miller Frazer, T. Lessir, Elizabeth O’Rourke, S. Tytter, J.L. Van der Miede, M.F. Kousal, C.M. Manley, Robert Lindsay, William E. de Garthe, W.P. Newton, Gordon E. Payne, Van der Loo, French landscape painting (attributed to Corot), E. Giles, Clara Pierson, Ferruchio, Stephen Gillberry, Bateman Print, and others. AREA RUGS: a beautiful collection of area rugs and runners including Tabriz, Sarouk, Bokar, Turkish, Chinese, Iranian. MISC:  Large selection of brass bookends, a vast collection of books – English and American History, Antique Guides, Spy novels, Elgin County Atlas, and others; selection of Men’s brand name clothing – Sports Coats, Spring, and Winter Coats, sweaters, shoes, gloves, casual and dress pants from Harry Rosen, Land’s End, London Fog and other brand names; Grandfather Clock, Vienna Regulator, Rosewood Mantle clock (R. Hendrie, Nairn);  cranberry hanging lamp, cut glass chandelier, contemporary floor, and table lamps, and many other interesting items. VEHICLES:  1998 Lincoln Town Car (234,000 Km) and a 1998 Jaguar XJS Sedan (120,000 Km) – Rotary Hospice Fund Raiser.
Auction Terms & Conditions ***BEFORE REGISTERING, In the "NOTES TO THE AUCTIONEER" (section above), please indicated PAYMENT METHOF (ex. CREDIT CARD ON FILE or E-TRANSFER) and whether or not you will require SHIPPING**** BY REGISTERING FOR THIS ONLINE AUCTION, YOU ARE AGREEING TO OUR TERMS AND CONDITIONS, listed below. Please read in it's entirety The Online Auction Sale will start WEDNESDAY, JUNE 23rd at 6:00pm EDT The sale will begin to close on WEDNESDAY, JUNE 30th at 6:00pm EDT - with a 3-minute soft close in effect. 15% buyer's premium and 13% HST (if applicable) is in effect. ITEM DESCRIPTIONS 1. All items are sold "AS IS, WHERE IS". NO EXCEPTIONS! 2. NEITHER THE AUCTIONEER NOR THE OWNER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY ERROR ON CONDITIONS OF ITEMS. 3. THE ITEMS HAVE BEEN DISPLAYED AND EACH BUYER SHALL BE HELD TO HAVE SATISFIED HIMSELF AS TO THE CONDITION, IDENTITY AND AUTHENTICITY. This can be done by - Attending In-Person Preview held from June 23rd - 30th (excluding Saturday and Sunday) from 10am - 3pm at 3715 Embro Road, Stratford, ON, N5A 6S3, or - Emailing ( or calling us at 519-271-2646 to make inquiries about any item(s) and to confirm it's condition. We are happy to send additional photos and information 4. The Successful Bidder SHALL NOT BE PERMITTED TO MAKE ANY OBJECTIONS AFTER THE SALE ON ANY GROUNDS WHATSOEVER. PAYMENT 5. Settlement for payment for purchases can be made by Visa or Mastercard or E-Transfer. We cannot process payments on a VISA Debit card. 5A. If you wish to pay by E-Transfer you MUST email BEFORE the CLOSING of the SALE. Otherwise your credit card on file will be automatically charged. 5B. All Credit Cards will be Automatically Charged, Once the Sale has Closed! 5C. If you would like to use your SHACK BUCKS towards your purchase, you MUST email BEFORE the sale has CLOSED 6. All sales are subject to a 15% Buyer's Premium and 13% HST (Harmonized Sales Tax) if applicable. 6a. If you are exempt from paying sales tax you must provide the Auctioneer a copy of your license prior to the closing of the sale. 7. If your invoice is over the amount of $1,000.00 we may ask you to make payment at the time of pick-up. 8. Full settlement to be made at the conclusion of the sale. If your credit card is declined or we do not receive any E-Transfer within 24 hours of the sale closing, your items will be deemed abandoned and you will be banned from all of our furture auctions. In addition, nothing is removed until items are paid in full, and invoice received. PICK-UP / SHIPPING 9. Merchandise becomes the full responsibility of the Buyer at time of PAYMENT. Any Buyer having someone, other than himself, pick-up his purchases must notify the Auctioneer. Buyer shall be at his own risk and liability at the Owners' property for pick ups, and shall hold the Owner/Seller and the Auctioneer harmless for the Buyer's negligence. Buyer shall also be held responsible for any damage to the Owner's property, caused by the Buyer. 10. Buyers may be asked to provide identification (ex. Driver's License) upon picking up their item(s). The buyers ID must match the Buyer's Information on invoice (i.e.Full Name and Address) 11. Buyer shall be responsible for making all arrangements for merchandise pick-up and /or removal per specific terms or conditions listed for auction. Please bring your own manpower for loading & moving items, boxes and packaging paper for packaging items. 11a. Contactless Curbside Pickup for this sale is available: FRIDAY, July 2nd, MONDAY, July 5th, and TUESDAY, July 6th from 9:00am - 5:00pm. We are CLOSED on THURSDAY, July 1st for Canada Day 12. Any items purchased and not picked up within the final removal date (Tuesday, July 6th at 6:00pm) will be considered deemed and abandoned and will become the property of Shackleton's Real Estate and Auction Co. 13. Auctioneer reserves the right to resell any property not paid for in full with all funds received by Auctioneer within two days on the online auction item/lots closing date. Failure to pay for item/lots won on this online auction may result in legal action against Buyer. BIDDER INFORMATION 14. All registration information the Bidder provides to the Auctioneer must be current, complete, and accurate. Otherwise the Auctioneer has the right to decline your registration for the sale, until information is updated and complete. 15. All bidders must be 18 years of age or older 16. As a Bidder you are responsible for any bids placed under your bidding number and password. The security of your Bidder information is your sole responsibility as you, the Bidder, will be responsible for any and all bids placed under your number. If at any time you feel that your Bidder number and password have been compromised due to lack of security on your part you must notify Auctioneer immediately. FAIR BIDDING 17. The bidder agrees to not use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of any transaction being conducted on and during any auction sale. 18. Buyer acknowledges and agrees not to retract their bids. The Highest Bidder shall be the Buyer, and if any dispute arises during the Sale, then the Auctioneer, may at his discretion, put the Lot up again. The Auctioneer's decision is final. The Auctioneer reserves the right to accept or reject any bid and shall control the bidding at all times. 19. Soft Close bidding is in effect. Starting at 6:00pm on June 30th lot #1 will close, 30 seconds later lot # 2 will close and so on. If a bidder submits a bid in the last 3 minutes of the sale, the bid time will be extended an additional 3 minutes (only on that item). As long as someone continues to bid on that item, the time period will continue to be extended. The time period eventually runs out when bidding ceases. The purpose of a soft close is to allow everyone a fair chance to submit a bid. ROLE OF THE AUCTIONEER 20. Shackleton's Real Estate & Auction Co. is acting as Agent for the Seller. 21. Auctioneer cannot, and will not, be held responsible for any interruption in service, errors and/or omissions, caused by any means and does not guarantee continual, uninterrupted or error free service or use of the Site. Bidder acknowledges that this auction is conducted electronically and relies on hardware and software that may malfunction without warning. The Auctioneer, in its sole discretion, may void a sale, temporarily suspend bidding and re-sell any items/lots that were affected by any malfunction. The decision of the Auctioneer is final. 22. Despite efforts to avoid withdrawal of item/lots from the sale after they are listed it may sometimes be necessary. Auctioneer and the Owner/Seller reserve the right to do so at any time before or during the sale. The Owner/Sellers of property sold through this Site reserve the right to reject any and all bids in their sole discretion. If there is a reserve on a lot, the Auctioneer and/or the Seller have the right to bid on behalf of the Seller. 23. Auctioneer gathers information about Bidders and Owners/Sellers for the purposes of conduction online auctions only. Auctioneer does not, and will not, sell this information. 23a. Your email address may be added to our email mailing list to notify you about upcoming auctions. If you are receiving a mailing and wish to discontinue receiving future mailings, simply forward the received email to Auctioneer to have your name removed from our list. For questions and concerns please email us at: --------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------ Terms Of Use

Seller User Terms

Bidder User Terms
Your bid must adhere to the bid increment schedule.
Bid Amount Bid Increment
0.00 - 19.00 1.00 CAD
19.01 - 95.00 5.00 CAD
95.01 - 495.00 10.00 CAD
495.01 - 99,999.99 25.00 CAD
Currency CAD
Buyer Premium 15% Buyers Premium
Payment Terms
If you are a successful bidder a PAID invoice will be emailed to you upon the closing of the auction. WE WILL BE PROCESSING ALL CREDIT CARDS OF SUCCESSFUL BIDDERS ON FILE FOLLOWING THE CLOSING OF THE SALE. We cannot accept VisaDebt card, as a credit card. We are no longer accepting cash payments. *NEW* If you wish to pay by E-TRANSFER or SHACK BUCKS, you MUST email BEFORE the CLOSING OF THE SALE, otherwise your credit card on file will be automatically charged following the sale. 15% Buyer's Premium and 13% HST is in effect (if applicable) ALL ITEMS MUST BE PAID IN FULL BEFORE YOU CAN PICK-UP OR HAVE YOUR ITEMS DELIVERIED OR SHIPPED TO YOU. We cannot accept any payments at the time of pick-up.
CONTACTLESS CURBSIDE PICK-UP: Pick-up is available at Shackleton's Real Estate and Auction Co. (3715 Embro Road, STRATFORD, Ontario, N5A 6S3) on FRIDAY, July 2nd, MONDAY, July 5th, and TUESDAY, July 6th from 9:00am - 5:00pm. We are CLOSED on THURSDAY, July 1st for Canada Day. ***Any items purchased and not picked up within the final removal date (Tuesday, July 6th at 5:00pm) will be considered deemed and abandoned and will become the property of Shackleton's Real Estate and Auction Co.*** In Order to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19, we ask that you reconsider coming to pick-up your items if any of the following reflects how you are feeling at the time of pick-up: 1. If you have one or more of the following symptoms: fever/chills, cough, shortness of breath, loss of smell or taste, sore throat or difficulty swallowing, runny or stuffy/ congested nose, heacahe, vomiting, extreme tiredness 2. If you should be self-isolating as a result of possible exposure to COVID-19 within the last 14 days. 3. If you have travelled outside of Canad ain the last 14 days 4. If your Public Health unit has identified you as a close contact of someone who currently has COVID-19 5. If you have received a COVID Alert exposure notification on your cell phone in the last 14 days Should any of these apply to you, we are happy to make alternate pick-up arrangements. We are happy to accommodate. If you are unable to come and pick-up your items, we invite you to make arrangements to get your item(s) either delivered (if you live in Stratford, Ontario) or shipped to you. Contactless DELIVERY: Is available for those who live in Stratford, Ontario. If you would like to arrange contactless front porch delivery, please email with the address you would like your items delivered to. Delivery of small items is $10 (charged to your card on file), and will occur July 5th and 6th after 5:00pm. If you would like larger pieces and furinture delivered, call Spencer at 519-721-2030 to make arrangements and to get a quote for delivery** SHIPPING (*Please note that shipping is not available on all items*) If you would like to arrange shipping, please email with the address you would like your items shipped to. There is a $10 packing fee per box/lot + shipping costs determined by the shipping company. Canadian Shipping is provided by various 3rd party shipping companies (ex. Loomis Express, Dicom, etc.), for International Shipping (including shipping to the USA) we use Canada Post. All shipping costs will be charged at the buyer's expense. Please note (effective November 5th, 2020) due to the ongoing COVID -19 pandemic all carriers have suspended any Service Guarantees until further notice, carriers will not be collecting signatures at the time of delivery Won lots, will be shipped out within 7 business days of the auction closing. If you have any questions or would like to arrange one of these options for your items please email