Aardvark Antiques, LLC dba Four Seasons Auction Gallery Auction Company License AU-C0030057

 

Updated 8/18/16

Hello Everyone,

Our next auction is Sunday, September 18, 2016 @ 1pm. We are located in Downtown Historic Buford , Tannery Row, 554 W. Main St. in Historic Buford, GA. We will be on Invaluable, you can bid before the auction on HiBid https://fsagallery.hibid.com/catalog/83051/fall-estates-auction/
     This will be our third auction as the new owners of Four Seasons Auction Gallery and we just want to thank you all so much for supporting us in person and online. We are striving to make Four Seasons a place you can buy and consign with confidence knowing you will be treated well and have a great experience. We are new to the auction business as far as ownership, so we are learning as we go, but just like in our antique business, we will continue to strive to be the best for you. As many of you who frequented the old Four Seasons know, we hired some of the old staff when we bought the name. This was a business move, because they are experienced in the auction business and we needed an experienced staff. We have also added some new faces. Cindy Shook, our auction manager was not an employee of Four Seasons, but she is no stranger to the auction business. Her experience and relationships with clientele is what we strive for in our business.
Yes, we kept the name, another business move but, we are doing things our way. It is very important to us that your buying and consigning experience with us is great, so we will never stop trying to improve. Thank you for your patience as we work out all the kinks of starting this new venture and we look forward to a long, wonderful relationship with you all. If you have not already signed up, please sign up on our mailing list. You’ll be the first to know about anything we have coming up. We have many exciting and wonderful things in the works!!! Again, thank you for your support and thank you for another hugely successful auction this past Sunday! We truly appreciate you all!!!
Along with changes we are making, a new Four Seasons Auction Gallery site is under construction. We are so excited about this and know this will be much more user friendly for you!
Be sure and check back daily as we add items to this auction. We look forward to seeing you at the next auction!
 Charles Pharr & The Four Seasons Staff
 NEXT AUCTION, SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18 @ 1PM!


This message concerns LL Barnes LLC dba  Four Seasons Auction Gallery. This is about the previous Four Seasons as it was owned by Steve White. In cooperation with the Receiver of Steve White’s estate, Perry Phillips,  I am sending out court related attachments related to the settlement of Steve White’s estate. This has nothing to do with Aardvark Antiques, LLC and the current Four Seasons Auction Gallery in Buford, GA.
Any questions or responses to this will go to Perry Phillips    –      pphillips@pwrlaw.com
 
There will be a hearing before Judge Robert E. Fluornoy in the Superior Court of Cobb County on September 2, 2016 at 9:30 a.m.
The hearing will be on the attached Motions.
Please click on and read the following documents. 

FORMER FOUR SEASONS NEWS & POSTINGS:

On February 25, 2016, Steve White, the owner and auctioneer of Four Seasons Auction Gallery and Event Center (“Four Seasons”), unexpectedly died.  The friends and family and colleagues of Steve know that his death is a shock to many people.  During the process of resolving the issues caused by Steve’s unexpected death, we are requesting your patience and understanding.

*RECEIVER’S INITIAL REPORT FILED JUNE 10, 2016*

FSA FILED RECEIVERSHIP REPORT

NOTICE OF AUCTION

On Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 11:00 A.M., an auction of the property of Four Seasons will be conducted. In addition any items consigned to Four Seasons which have not been picked up prior to the auction will be auctioned. The doors will open at 9:00 A.M. for inspection of the property being auctioned. Items may be auctioned in lots or individually at the discretion of the auctioneer. All items will be sold “As IS” without express warranty or any implied warranty, including but not limited to warranty of fitness for a particular purpose. All successful bidders will be required to pay in cash. No checks, debit cards, or credit cards will be accepted. All items must be removed from the premises on the day of the auction. Be prepared to do your own loading.

THIS IS A FINAL AUCTION.

NOTICE TO CONSIGNORS

Some consignors who do not want to have their items auctioned have not yet retrieved their property. They will have one more chance to retrieve their property between the hours of 9:00 A.M. and 10:45 A.M on Saturday May 7, 2016, prior to the auction. Any remaining consigned propriety will be sold as stated in the Notice of Auction. All sums due for the delivery of the consigned property to Four Seasons, plus the commission and other charges set forth on the Consignment Agreement will be deducted from the proceeds. The net sales proceeds will be paid to the Consignor upon approval by the Court.

NOTICE

April 21, 2016

All persons who know or suspect that they have still have consigned goods at Four Seasons that did not sell at an auction must pick up their goods from Four Seasons on Saturday April 30, 2016. Four Seasons does not have any employees. It is uncertain whether Four Seasons will be able to obtain any casual laborers to assist in finding and loading consignors’ property. Therefore all consignors need to make sure that they have sufficient help to handle their property.

Consignors will be required to provide a copy of their consignment agreement and a list of the property which was originally consigned. Consignors will also need to bring a picture id, preferably a driver’s license. If the person retrieving the goods is not the person who consigned the goods, the consignor needs to contact the Receiver and arrange for proper written authority to be provided to the Receiver authorizing the person who will pick up the consigned goods. The Receiver’s email address is pphillips@pwrlaw.com.

If a consignor is unable to pick up his goods on April 30, 2016, the consignor must contact the Receiver at the email address above to make other arrangements. A fee of $50 may be charged. Any goods remaining at Four Seasons after April 30, 2016 are subject to being auctioned with the property of Four Seasons at any time after April 30, 2016.

Perry A. Phillips, Receiver

**Please note, the Court has entered an amendment to its original Order.  All proofs of claim must be filed with the court on the approved Proof of Claim Form.  The deadline for filing any claims is May 16, 2016.  Please also mail a copy to the Receiver along with documents which support your claims or a copy may be sent to the info@fsagallery.com email address.  Please reference “Four Seasons” in the subject line to facilitate tracking of emails.  Please allow a few days for the receipt to be confirmed by email.

Perry A. Phillips, Receiver Four Seasons

358 Roswell Street, Suite 1130

Marietta, Georgia 30060

If you previously submitted a claim to the receiver without filing with the Court, you must file the Proof of Claim with the Court and mail a copy to the Receiver.

The Amendment and Proof of Claim Form can be found here:

http://fsagallery.com/index.php/march-28-2016-amendment-to-the-order-proof-of-claim-form/

Please note no action will be taken on any claim until after the deadline.

The original Order and the Motion are also attached for your reference.  

 http://fsagallery.com/index.php/upcoming-auctions/order-and-motion/

Any person who believes they have consigned goods that are still at Four Seasons needs to mail a copy of the consignment agreement with a list of the goods to the Receiver. A copy should be sent to the info@fsagallery.com  email address and “Four Seasons” should be in the subject line. Please allow a few days for the receipt to be confirmed by email.  This communication should be made immediately.

For vehicle owners especially who believe that their vehicle is still at Four Seasons, please follow the procedure in the preceding paragraph.

We anticipate having one or more auctions over the next two months. Notices will be posted on the website. There is no auction this weekend.

Please understand that the process of handling the claims and other issues will take time. You will be notified when action is being proposed. Please do not call or write the Receiver inquiring as to the status of your claim. No action will be taken on the claims until after the deadline. As the Order says,  a hearing on the payment of claims will be scheduled after the expiration of the claims deadline.

Four Seasons no longer has any permanent employees or help. However, we expect that they will be assisting the Receiver when they are available

  Any communications or correspondence concerning Four Seasons should be sent to info@fsagallery.com. In the correspondence please put “Four Seasons” in the subject line.  Please do not call Four Seasons telephone number.  The line is not being answered.  Please do not call Four Seasons’ attorney.  Email is the best way to ensure that your information is received and handled.

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