Lot 293

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Thomas Prichard Rossiter (American 1818-1871)
The Letter
Signed T.P. Rossiter and dated 63 l.l.
Oil on canvas
17 x 20 in (43.2 x 50.8 cm)Property of Various Owners

  • Weschler's provides written condition reports, upon request, for any lot in our auctions. Such a condition report is provided as a courtesy to our clients and should in no instance replace first hand inspection by a prospective buyer or his/her agent. All property is sold "as is" in accordance with the terms set forth in paragraph 3 of Conditions of Sale. Neither Weschler's nor the consignor makes any express or implied warranty or representation as to the condition of any lot offered for sale, and no statement made at any time, whether oral or written, shall constitute such a warranty or representation. *While we do our best to protect the frames, we will not be responsible for damage, regardless of cause.

Accepted Forms of Payment:

MasterCard, Money Order / Cashiers Check, Visa, Wire Transfer


In order to expedite and properly insure the safe shipment of your recent purchase, please find listed below our recommended shippers. It is the responsibility of each purchaser to make their own shipping arrangements. Please contact one of the recommended shippers or, if you prefer, another shipper of your choice. All the recommended out-of-state shippers listed below are qualified interstate carriers.

Keep in mind, property may not be released without receipt of purchase payment. In addition, once you have finalized shipping arrangements you must notify our shipping department to confirm your intentions. No property will be released without your confirmation with our office.

Purchases shipped out of state via ICC carrier, UPS or USPS are NOT subject to D.C. Sales tax. Unless a valid D.C. sales tax number is given to Weschler's prior to payment, all other purchases are subject to 5.75% D.C. sales tax.

If you need to register for a D.C. sales tax number please contact: Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs, 941 N. Capitol Street, NE, 2nd Floor, Washington DC 20002, 202-442-8340 www.taxpayerservicecenter.com Fill out form FR-500, section IV.

If you have any questions about shipping, please contact our offices between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm at [email protected] or 202-628-1281.

Domestic and International (shipments via UPS, USPS, FEDEX,
Yellow Truck, etc.)
Pakmail: 703-351-7777; [email protected]
UPS Store: 202-244-6655; [email protected]
UPS Store: 202-371-0065; [email protected]
Navis: 410-737-8020; [email protected]
Craters & Freighters (larger items, crated): 877-796-0180;
[email protected]

Domestic (furniture and oversized items, blanket wrapped):
Vintage/Classic (Northeast, Southeast, California):
800-333-0056; [email protected]
Sure Express (Northeast, Chicago): 877-877-0889;
[email protected]
LaBarbera (Southeast and Texas); 888-355-8686;
[email protected]
J & D Transport (North, South and Texas): 888-539-9769;
[email protected]
Bush Dependable (NE, SE, Ohio, Michigan): 941-951-2447;
[email protected]
Certified Packaging and Transport: 301-604-2147; [email protected]
Westbrook Deliveries (East Coast): 404-877-2870;
[email protected]
Artemis: 888-652-7836; [email protected]
HMB Art Transfer: 202-439-8172 ; [email protected]
Richard Wright Inc. (East Coast): 800-247-9744; [email protected]

International (furniture and oversized items):
Cadogan Tate: 718-706-7999; [email protected]
Hedley's: 718-433-4005; [email protected]
Lockson's: 201-392-9800; [email protected]
VMW Packaging & Shipping: 703-661-4802;
[email protected]

Virginia, Maryland and New York City (furniture, fine
Robert Bardwell: 703-850-0309
Handle with Care: 301-461-7190

Local: (These shippers are not ICC carriers; therefore, the
purchaser will be subject to the 6% D.C. sales tax)
Cheri Lyon: 301-922-9604
Don Taylor: 703-795-6356
Archie Davis: 240-351-8672
John moving company: 240-543-2425
Atlas Hauling: 1-866-352-8527
Blake & Sons: 301-933-6611

May 9, 2014 10:00 AM EDT
Rockville, MD, US


You agree to pay a buyer's premium of up to 23% and any applicable taxes and shipping.

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Bid Increments
From: To: Increments:
$0 $99 $5
$100 $499 $25
$500 $999 $50
$1,000 $1,999 $100
$2,000 $4,999 $200
$5,000 $9,999 $500
$10,000 $24,999 $1,000
$25,000 $49,999 $2,000
$50,000 $99,999 $5,000
$100,000 + $10,000