SALES OF FOREIGN MERCHANDISE BY AUCTIONEERS Act of May 19, 1871, P.L. 270, No. 252 Cl. 72 AN ACT Relative to the duties charged upon sales of foreign merchandise by auctioneers. Section 1. Tax upon foreign goods sold by auction From and after the first day of december next the tax or duty payable by auctioneers upon sales of goods, wares or merchandise of foreign growth or manufacture, by virtue of any law of this Commonwealth, shall be no greater than upon similar sales of goods, wares or merchandise of american growth or manufacture; and all former laws or parts of laws at variance with this act shall be and are hereby repealed. 1871, May 19, P.L. 270, Sec. 1. Section 2. Amounts payable for commissions The amounts to be paid for commissions, for one year, as auctioneers in this Commonwealth, shall be as follows, viz: for a commission of the first class, three thousand dollars. For a commission of the second class, two thousand dollars. For a commission of the third class, twelve hundred and fifty dollars. For a commission of the fourth class, seven hundred and fifty dollars. For a commission of the fifth class, two hundred dollars. 1871, May 19, P.L. 270, Sec. 2.