A BETTINA NETWORK, INC SCATTERING SALE
In Two Parts: (See Press Release at bettina-network.com/blog/ to understand how Bettina Scattering Sales work.)
First Part – On-Line. from July 31, 20112 through August 4, 2012
Second Part – On Location. From August 3, 2012 2pm thru 7pm Thru August 4, 2012 10am thru 5pm
The location is: 36 Irving Street, Cambridge, MA. 02138 Harvard Square off Kirkland Street (Irving is a one way street)
When you place a bid in this Silent Auction, your name is entered into the “Gift” pot along with others who bid at this sale. The Gift given to the person whose name is chosen is a one night stay in a bed & breakfast in Concord, MA.
We know you will be respectful of the neighbors, especially since parking can be a problem in this neighborhood.
The worldly goods of Dr. Alice Amsden, Professor of Political Economics at MIT in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning and Researcher at MIT Center for International Studies are being offered to you. The things with which she surrounded herself to make her life more comfortable. Dr. Amsden’s collection includes Japanese, Korean, Chinese and English furniture which she inherited from her family. Other items in this sale include: books, posters, cut glass, porcelain, jewelry, wall hangings, Korean platform bed, American futon bed beautiful wood, REF INF1200 – boxes unopened, Jevity 1.5 cal cans – six unopened boxes, dozens of VHS tapes from Japan and U.S. – still in the shrink wrap, dozens of VHS tapes custom taped of sports events-historical events-unusual stories dating from 1986, interesting objet d’art, stainless steel pots, iron pots, lots of porcelain bowls-plates-other forms, leather jackets, suede jackets, Japanese smoking jacket, new tennis shoes, other clothes, books, CD’s, paintings, lots of Japanese Lustreware and more.
On-line at www.bettina-network.com, you will find a silent auction part to this sale which ends August 4th at 5pm. The items offered in the silent auction are different from the items for sale on location. They are all in the same location and can be viewed online now or starting August 3rd at the Amsden Scattering Sale location. Both sales end at the same time.
The items in the silent auction will be sold to the highest bidder. All bids for the silent auction must be made on line.
For more information see Bettina Sales on our web site at bettina-network.com
The second part of the sale is on-location at 36 Irving Street, Cambridge, MA. 02138. That sale starts August 3rd from 2pm – 7pm and August 4th 10am through 5pm.
The on-line and on-location items are both located at the same place in Dr. Amsden’s Cambridge – Harvard Square home.
English, Spanish and French spoken to help you get as much information as possible in a language you know best.
Purchase an item at this sale and you are invited back to the house for a small Sunday afternoon musical. Bring your receipt – which is your invitation – look around the house and take with you whatever you would like which has not been sold as a gift to you at no charge and help us leave the house in a ‘broom clean’ condition. At the same time, enjoy a bit of wine – tea – coffee – pastries and the flute music of Orlando Cela, well known, accomplished, classical flutist.
Bettina Network, inc. is looking for people interested in working with us on estate sales. You must speak at least two languages – one English – and have a love and understanding of elegant, different and unusual lifestyles. A knowledge of art, antiques and history is a definite plus. The work includes cleaning, researching, styling, greeting people at the sale and selling. You must have a strong need to grow and learn and can add to our vision of a Bettina Network Community. The pay is low, the opportunities high and possibility for advancement has no cap. ===================================================================================
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