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Cerritos/Astor Collection

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Tue
Dec 05
9am to 4pm
2017
Wed
Dec 06
9am to 4pm
2017
Thu
Dec 07
9am to 4pm
2017
Fri
Dec 08
9am to 4pm
2017

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Terms and Conditions:

This is an invitation to make an offer. The minimum offer and lot size may be adjusted based on offers received. The acceptance of offers may be closed without notice. The City of Cerritos and the Cerritos City Council reserve, in its sole discretion, the right to reject any and all offers, to waive any informality or irregularity in any offer or to accept any offer deemed in the best interest of the City. The City also reserves the right to negotiate with any party that submits an offer.

ANY SALES TRANSACTION WILL BE CASH ONLY AND ALL ITEMS WILL BE SOLD IN “AS IS” CONDITION. PACKING, REMOVAL AND DELIVERY OF ALL ITEMS SOLD WILL BE AT THE SOLE EXPENSE OF THE BUYER.

Interested parties may make an appointment to personally inspect the item(s) offered for sale by contacting the number below. The offer can be in the form of a letter or via the Cerritos/Astor Museum Collection Offer of Intent to Purchase Form, available online at www.cerritos.us. Interested parties are welcome to submit the written offer, with a minimum offer of $1,000,000, and deliver it to the below noted contact:

CITY OF CERRITOS
ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES DEPARTMENT
P.O. Box 3130
Cerritos, California 90703
562.916.1355
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Notice of Sale of the Cerritos/Astor Collection

OFFERS DUE NO LATER THAN Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at 5:00 PM (PST)

The City of Cerritos is inviting offers for the purchase of the entire Cerritos/Astor Museum Collection.  The Astor family is an icon of the Southern California radio industry and Mr. Astor dedicated many years to developing one of the pre-eminent collections of vintage vehicles in the country.  The Cerritos/Astor Museum Collection is located in Cerritos, California and consists of 31 vintage automobiles, along with antique, fully restored radio broadcast equipment, telephones, record players, televisions, toys, model trains, Art Deco period furniture and other pieces of Americana memorabilia and history from the Arthur and Antonia Astor Family Foundation (“Astor Foundation”). For general reference, some of the items in the lot of approximately 700 pieces include the following:

 

Item                                                                   Number of Pieces

Vintage, fully restored automobiles                       31

Vintage Print Advertisements                                 4

Artwork                                                                    17

Celebrity Memorabilia                                            39

Antique clocks (various types)                                23

Art Deco and Mid Century Furniture                       54

Antique, restored gasoline pumps                          22

Collectible Neon Signs                                            32

 

Please visit the City of Cerritos website for further information and to view the collection catalog PDF or Cerritos/Astor Museum Collection Offer of Intent to Purchase Form online by copying and pasting the following link in your web browser: 

http://www.cerritos.us/BUSINESSES/bid_and_contract_opportunities/bid_listings/_pdfs/notice_cerritos_astor_collection.pdf  

Minimum offer considered: $1,000,000

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