Selling a diverse selection of antiques, special categories, period and decorative accessories removed solely from estates, private collections and old households.
OLD COINS, CURRENCY AND STAMPS: Large assortment of world coins and currency. Currency includes Colonials, obsoletes, uncut sheets, proofs, #1 National $5.00, Type 1, Suffield, CT. World and U.S. gold coins include 1866 $5.00. Type coins include 1825 25 cent, 1887 50 cent, 1882-S $1.00 BU roll, 1894-S $1.00 and 1895-S $1.00. World coins include German commemoratives, Puerto Rico and high grade Canadian. Selection of estate stamps. Friday Night 6:00p.m.
ACCESSORIES: L. Osgood’s 11 ½ in. decorated Washington Fire Club fire bucket, descending through an old Salem, MA family. Striking 18 in. paint-decorated whirligig depicting an Indian in a canoe, the piece descending in an old Weymouth, MA family (family letter included). Mid-19th c. tomahawk from southeastern MA. Old green goat-drawn wagon, inscribed “Climax”, originally from the Gillette family. Early old green work sled. Rare form walnut sewing stand made by Pardon Lee, Haverhill, MA, ca. 1885. Lot of eight Mt. Lebanon bed casters. 19th c. boxed fancy gaming set, incl. ivory pieces. 9 X 19 in. bronze plaque, “Trophy From Morro Castle At The Entrance Of Santiago Harbor Cuba, Taken July 17, 1898”. Oriental carved figures of differing design. Selection of Netsuke. Two keg lights from C.D. DeMille’s Hollywood production of “Reap the Wild Wind”. Keystone “Moviegraph” projector. Martha Knapp’s (PA) graphic and colorful 1844 sampler and other samplers. 8’4 X 6’3 graphic blue and white coverlet by “Caroline P., Fishkill County, 1849”. Good estate linens and ladies’ fans. Interesting lots of desk and personal accessories. Rarer auto license plates, incl. 1905 Maine 291, single and pair of MA 1911, 1942 ME Milk License and Landon Barrows White political plate. Early NH plates. Rare Dahlberg “Pillow Speaker” radio for early hotel use. 19th c. decorated brass coal pans. Early domestic pewter and copper ware. Early architectural brass hardware, incl. brass box locks. Single owner collection of sheath and jack-knives. German WWII knives. Oversize 28 in. copper cauldron with iron bail. 19th c. cast iron large animal traps. Rare 28 in. Keystone “Police Patrol” wagon. Buddy “L” plow and delivery trucks. Rare 9 ¾ in. Independence Hall Tower bank. Three-horse cast iron fire “Patrol” wagon. Graphic old picture puzzles, incl. steamship Keiser Wilhelm II and locomotive. Old decoys. N.E. basketmaker’s molds. Rare F.M.K., Boston, bi-polar electric motor. See Old Paper category for tool and engine catalogs.
OLD CLOCKS, BAROMETERS AND GARNITURE: Barrahd & Vicnon gilt bronze figural French mantle clock on marble base. Fancy Victorian shelf and wall clocks. German ceramic shelf clocks. London and Chelsea ship’s bell clocks. Carved case aneroid wall barometer. Short & Mason Compensated pocket barometer. Fine 12 in. diam. black marble urn with leafy gilt bronze mounts and smaller version with gilt bronze putti mounts.
OLD RUGS AND TEXTILES: Selection of seventeen large and small size oriental rugs, a 19th c. Continental silk altar or table throw and a Navajo rug from one family (Category Lots Here).
OLD LIGHTING: Good selection of early tin lanterns. Fancy table lighting of differing design. Whale oils. Small amber glass kerosene lamp. Hanging Victorian fixtures. 19th c. candlesticks in different metals.
ANTIQUE GUNS AND EDGE WEAPONS: Collection of 18th and 19th c. English, American and Continental flintlock and percussion pistols. Ladies’ muff pistols. Early converted Kentucky long rifle with tiger maple stock and octagonal barrel. Other long guns. 1873 Maynard Improved hunting rifle with extra shotgun barrel. Good brass signal cannon (detail). Misc. American and Continental edge weapons (Category Lots Here).
ESTATE CHINA AND GLASSWARE: Early Chinese Export tureen, trio of covered vegetables and small platters, all having scenic medallion motif. Canton reticulated basket, 17 in. platter and covered vegetables. 21 in. oriental flambé vase. Set twelve T.P. France fancy dinner plates with crown center and classical masks. Flow blue and other transferware. Good Rosenthal and Spode luncheon plate sets and others. Humourous Copperfield ceramic charger after C.D. Gibson. Beswick and B. Potter figurines. 8 ½ in. Seaweed yellow-ware pitcher. 8 ½ in. blue-accented Commercial Wharf, Boston, stoneware jug. Large 19th c. ovoid southern redware crocks. 14 in. Loetz green irrid. vase. 2 ¼ in. Galle vase. Pair of stylish 16 in. flared design opalescent glass table compotes. 9 in. diam. floral Washington Glass bowl. Set etched crystal ice creams. Other good crystal. Misc. art pottery.
ESTATE SILVER: Large selection of fine sterling flatware sets, hollow-ware, tea service, serving utensils and fancy accessory pieces, including that by better makers.
ESTATE JEWELRY: Lady’s fine 14k gold rock crystal and diamond link bracelet. 14K gold lady’s 1.16ct diamond solitaire ring. 14K Cartier folding money clip. Other gold, sterling and costume jewelry and pocket watches.
ARCHITECTURAL, GARDEN AND DECORATIVE: 30 in. marble male sculpture after Michelangelo work. 23 in. marble bust on wood mount of Victorian lady. 28 in. bronze three candle wall sconce with mask and shield motif. Pair 36 in. marble columns on plinths and single 40 in. marble columns of differing design. 36 in. fluted and marbleized wood column. Pair of early 20th c. 10 in. diameter cast iron exterior light fixture globe ornaments. Marble top and other Victorian metallic plantstands. Art pottery umbrella stand and jardinière stands. 10-fold oriental genre decorative screen. Other decorative folding screens.
MUSICAL: Fine B.A.B. Swiss music box. Unmarked early 19th c. violin. Sovereign mandolin. Bacon and two other unmarked banjos. Kay guitar and two others. Trumpets, saxophones and clarinets in their cases.
NAUTICAL: Items from three old private collections, including from a New Bedford area collector, a listing of items downloadable HERE including shipbuilder’s and sailmakers tools, sextants and naviational items. From other collectors: Standing 44 in. brass binnacle with compass; glass-cased model of the Constitution; another cased model of a three-masted barque; 39 in. Paris nautical telescope; whale oil lamps and colored lens lanterns; boarding ladder; rare 19th c. launching wedge and other interesting dock accessories.
SPORTS: C. 1930’s Babe Ruth signature (See Autographs). T-206 Tris Speaker baseball card. Eddie Walsh “Mecca” cigarette card. Unopened old pack of “Home Run” cigarettes. 1/1/15 S.E. Post Ty Cobb tobacco ad. Prize bat presented to “John Campbell, Most Popular Base Ball Player at the Cathedral Fair, Portland, Me., 1877”. Vintage photo of Joe Brown, following win over Montes in 1923 Mexico fight. Group of 1950’s Red Sox programs. Collection of seventeen vintage baseball bats, seven gloves and six tennis rackets. Indian clubs.
AUTOGRAPHS: From one local family, notable autograph album contents, including Babe Ruth, early boxers, sports figures, celebrities and other famous personages, the complete list downloadable HERE. Also a framed Oliver W. Holmes signature, his card of introduction and his engraved image.
OLD BOOKS, PAPER AND PHOTOGRAPHY: The Writings of Thomas Paine-Common Sense, 1791 (Webster printing). Wilkinson’s Three Decads of Sermons, 1660. Stanley’s 1891 In Darkest Africa, 2 vols. Jules Verne’s 1874 From the Earth to the Moon. Doxey’s 1895 The Purple Cow (in rag paper). Wood and Holder’s 1885 Animate Creation, 3 vols. Jackson’s 1844 Geology and Minerology of New Hampshire, with maps. Early books on the Civil War. Early Boston guides. Uncle Remus books. *Books from separate estates from which bidders may make up individual lots, including large collection of children’s and other books on rabbits. Lot of communication, photos, and writings of Walter F. Beyer, Asst. Engineer, Isthmian Canal Comm., regarding lighting Aids to Navigation for the Panama Canal, 1915. Rare lot of early 20th c. copper pictorial children’s book printing plates. Diverse selection of old tool and steam and gas engine catalogs. Old fishing guides and catalogs. Vintage N.E., U.S. and world travel paper and maps. Vintage show, circus, theatre and club programs, incl. The Cotton Club. Early sheet music. 1965 Beatles Shea Stadium poster and misc. ephemera. Good post cards. Selection of travel and advertising posters, maps and ephemera, incl. World’s Fair Chase & Sanborn’s poster.
OLD PAINTINGS, PRINTS AND SCULPTURE: Works consigned from the Simka Simkhovitch family collection of the artist’s work. 28 ½ X 21 ½ in. portrait o/c, The Letter. 24 in. sq. o/c of mother passing the baby. 17 ½ X 14 in. w/c of stage actors. 21 ½ X 17 ½ in. still life o/c of vase of flowers. 26 X 18 ½ in. o/c of guitar by a window. Two small still life w/c’s. Small w/c of boy on a horse. Two 11 X 8 in. prints, one of people in a beach scene and one of stage actors. And then works by other artists. 22 X 20 in. P. J. Clays o/c of fishing boats. 16 X 24 in. Warren Sheppard Continental riverscape o/c. Pair of 11 ½ X 9 in. Van Thoren Italian landscape oils (1, 2). 5 ¼ X 7 in. A. Verhoesen oil on panel of chickens. 23 X 19 in. M. Hoebeke o/c of artist’s studio. 24 ½ X 21 ½ in. unsigned allegorical o/c.11 ½ X 17 ½ in. o/c of Dutch artist at his easel. Two framed 11 ½ X 9 in. Chinese genre ivory and enamel works (1, 2). 22 X 36 in. Allen Fontaine sheep in a landscape pastel. 19 X 25 in. V. Vezien landscape oil by a river. 21 X 16 ½ o/c of head of a bull. 24 X 36 in. Jardinse o/c of Continental noblemen. A.A. Townsend and J.M. Fisher maritime w/c’s. 15 X 10 ½ 19th c. Moghul court scene w/c. 10 X 14 in. o/c of Scottish woodland scene. Two similar 7 ½ X 11 ½ in. coastal beach oils, sgd. AG. 30 X 24 in. T. Bailey oil of ship at sea. Wm. Ehrig seascape o/c. 16 X 32 in. Several hundred 16th-19th c. book plate engravings and frontispieces depicting notable personages, primarily French. Alma-Taneda print, Reading From Homer. M. Parrish print, Garden of Allah. Greg Carpenter, ’77, Star Wars w/c. A. Jacquemart pheasant bronze. Krutsch bronze on soapstone of hunter. Two 20th c. unsigned 16 in. bronze figures of boys.
TERMS OF SALE: Cash or approved check. Mastercard and Visa accepted. 15% Buyer’s Premium. 5% ME Sales Tax applies to all purchases without copy of current resale exemption certificate. Written or oral descriptions subject to error or omission. ** Absentee bids close at 9:30 a.m. on auction day. **Sale catered.
DIRECTIONS: From I-95, take Exit 7 (The Yorks) and follow to U.S. Rte. One. Take left on U.S. Rte. One and follow 2/10 mi. to the Goodwin Building on the right at the corner of Raydon Rd. SEE MAP
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