Historic estate auction
Saturday, October 9, 2010 at 10:00 a.m.
502 East Street South, Talladega, Alabama 35160
Auction Location is 3 blocks off Court Square on East Street
Stevens Auction Company is pleased to announce the commission to offer at public auction the estate of the late Mrs. Sarah B. Robbs
(Dec. 6, 1921 – Jan. 20, 2010), a descendent of Benjamin Fitzpatrick who served as the 11th governor of Alabama (1841-1845) and as a
US Senator (1848-1849 & 1853-1861).
The Robbs home was built in 1833 as a Greek Revival mansion. It was bricked in 1922, and it contains a wide-array of magnificent
antique furniture, original works of art, beautiful porcelains, hand-made rugs, beautiful lamps, china, silver, crystal, collection
of Talladega Raceway tickets (from the first original printing to the last), plus hundreds of other great items. This auction, certain
to be one of the best we’ll have this year, will be held on-site at this historic home.
The open house preview will be on Friday, October 8, 2010 from 10:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. and again, beginning at 8:00 a.m. on auction day.
For photos of the items to be offered, please go to our website: www.stevensauction.com. For information not found online call us at
(662) 369-2200 or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Phone bids are always welcome with advanced arrangements. Refreshments
will be available on auction day.
Terms: Cash, All major credit cards or pre-approved check. All sales final with no warranty expressed or implied.
Announcements made day of auction take precedence over all written material. A 12% Buyers Premium charged on the total
purchase price, with a 2% discount for Cash, Business/Personal Checks, with proper I.D., or Wire Transfer. Also, a 7%
sales tax will be charged on all merchandise sold. The only exception is with a valid state resale number that can be verified by the state.
For out of state buyers: you must have a copy of your tax certificate or other proof that you are a tax-exempt business owner.
Not responsible for accidents.
John Dwight Stevens, Auctioneer