Auction: Kerry Taylor Auctions, Costume and Textiles – April 8, 2014

Costume and Textiles (Part 5 of the Pat Earnshaw collection.)
Date: Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Time: Session 1 – Lots 1 to 250, Vintage Fashion, 10:00 AM
Session 2 – Lots 251 to end, Textile Treasure, 2:00 PM
The Earnshaw lots appear to run from 409-459.  Lace in general are ~ lots 392-463
Place: Kerry Taylor Auctions, Ltd.
249-253 Long Lane, Bermondsey, London, SE1 4PR
Viewings: Sunday, April 6, 12:00-16:00
Monday, April 7, 9:00 to 17:00. No viewing the morning of the sale.
Web Catalog:
The Invaluable bidding site not yet listed. Will update when available.
Phone: +44 [0]20 8676 4600
Fax: +44 [0]20 3137 0112

This auction includes the fifth part of the Pat Earnshaw lace collection. The catalog is still quite preliminary with few photos finished.  But I do see her laces among lots 409-459, and many more laces are coming. I’ll update the post when more information is available.

Bidding: Bidders must register with this company, and bring or send proof of identity by email or fax (such as a driver’s license or passport). A 20% buyer’s premium is applied to the bid, and that premium is subject to the prevailing VAT rate.  A bid slip for absentee bidding is available at and can be faxed to the number above. Limited telephone lines may be available, contact the auction house to see if it is possible to reserve one.
It’s actually quite easy to use the Invaluable bidding site.
Buyer’s conditions can be seen at Payment is due in pounds sterling at the end of the auction. Payment can be made by wire transfer to the Bank of Scotland. Cash, Sterling cheque, debit or or credit card can also be used, although additional charges apply to various credit cards; 1.75% AMEX, 3% Visa and Mastercard UK, 3.1% Mastercard (Europe), 3.5% Mastercard (International).

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