Old Coins, Currency and Stamps
Friday November 21, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.
* Telephone and Absentee Left Bids close at 500 p.m. on auction day.
U.S. and World coins, currency and stamps fresh from private estates. Many U.S. gold type and commemorative coins. Highlights include 1896 $2.00 Silver Certificate; Hibernia National Bank, New Orleans LA $10.00 Brown Back No. 2086; 1883 Hawaiian Silver Dollar. Large quantity of mint U.S. postage in lots. Download a Complete Listing of Coin, Currency and Stamp Lots Here.
Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.
Previews Friday, the 21st, from 2:00 to 5:45 p.m.,
From 8:00 to 10: a.m. on the Day of Sale
Or by Appointment, Highly Suggested
* Telephone Bids for the Estates Antiques sale close on Friday at 5:00 p.m.
* Absentee Left bids close at 9:30 a.m. on auction day.
Selling a diverse selection of antiques, period and decorative accessories removed solely from estates, private collections and old households.
ESTATE FURNITURE: Rare 89 in. Jonathan Mulliken, Newburyport, shell-carved mahogany tall case clock on ogee feet with paterae and checkered inlay. Portsmouth, NH area banister-back armchair. Banister and yoke back side chairs. 49 X 41 six drawer maple tall chest with figured bracket base. 49 X 34 five drawer maple tall chest on bracket base. 34 in. pad foot mahogany tilt top tea table. Coastal NH or ME reeded taper leg mahogany card table with cookie corners and paneled inlay. 18th c. 80 X 30 X 15 pine architectural cupboard with shelves on both sides, serving two rooms. Early 57 X 56 X 19 paneled two door cupboard in second blue paint. Early 19th c. tapered square leg shaped back upholstered wing chair. Another early 19th c. wing chair on turned legs with deep wings and a third barrel back example on shortened turned legs. 90 in. N.E. birch tall clock. Tho. Demilt, New York, tall clock in later Japanned finish. Pine tall case clock with Blackburn, Oakham brass works. Octagonal pine top stand on turned standard over cross-stretcher base. Set of four English shield-back Chippendale side chairs with carved ears. Set of eight mustard thumb-back side chairs with decorated splats. Set of four mustard side chairs with paint-decorated accents overall. Set of six country Empire side chairs with fruit-decorated splats. Set of four Empire mahogany side chairs on turned legs with leather seats. Pair of J. C. Hubbard, Boston, 19th c. Windsor armchairs. Early 98 X 35 X 29 pine top farm table on square legs. 50 X 30 fancy giltwood and gesso mirror and a 53 X 30 example, Numerous country stands, tables, chairs and occasional furniture, many in original finish. Deep-carved Continental furniture, including 58 X 31 X 15 glazed door cabinet with carved female and lions heads. and 34 X 24 lift top chest on one drawer base. Marble-inset Asian rosewood stands. 34 X 22 decorated leather-bound Chinese drop front three drawer storage chest. Good nesting tables. Aesthetic Revival and other fire screens. Labeled L. & J.G. Stickley adjustable arm rocker. 58 X 43 X 15 oak Arts & Crafts glazed panel cabinet/bookcase. 78 in. mission oak tall clock with wedged tenon design. 54 X 30 X 15 Arts & Crafts oak slant lid desk on open spindled base with distinctive stamped brass hardware. Old Hickory form two seat settee. Early 20th c. furniture, including reeded post full sized mahogany canopy bed, 6 ft. glass top rattan coffee table on metallic base and much more of interest.
ESTATE SILVER: Decorated five piece sterling tea/coffee service on 24 X 18 in. sterling tray. Four piece Gorham sterling tea/coffee service. 25 X 18 ½ in. oval Gorham Edgeworth sterling tray. 1892 inscribed ribbed sterling 12 in. covered casserole and matching pair of sauce boats. 1892 inscribed 8 in. sterling water pitcher in ribbed and fluted design. Set of four fine 12 in. sterling candlesticks. Sets and lots of sterling and coin silver flatware. Sterling table flower receptacles. Fancy serving dishes and bowls. Set of seven 10 ½ in. gadrooned border coin silver service plates with separate glass liners. Many lots of misc. sterling and coin silver tableware.
ESTATE JEWELRY: Good selection of gold, silver, gemstone and costume jewelry.
ESTATE CHINA, GLASSWARE AND POTTERY: 17 piece set of Tyrolean blue transfer dinnerware, including serving pieces. Set of six Davis Collamore 9 in. bird-painted plates. Royal Crown Derby. Belleek. Pair 19th c. scenic and genre paneled covered French jars with eagle mounts. Blue spongeware. Pair 12 in Staffordshire dogs. Collection of Beswick horse figurines. Fine Murano glass footed compote and candlesticks. Fine crystal. Good Victorian colored glass. Paul Revere vase and candlestick lamps and squat 7 ½ in. diam. labeled candlestick. Rare 19 X 13 framed pastel portrait of Saturday Evening Girl, Rose Bacchini Zobeli. Moorcroft, including pair 14 in. vasiform table lamps. 13 in. Ephraim art pottery vase and other art pottery. Bird and other decorated stoneware. Lot of eight N.E. advertising crockery miniatures.
SHELF CLOCKS: Domed 17 in. Continental mantle clock with painted female figural panels and bronze lion mounts in a group with pair of 22 in. seven light bronze and crystal candelabra. Marble shelf clocks, including 15 in. Japy Freres clock with fruit basket ormolu. H.A.C. German 8 day shelf clock. Brass carriage clock. 9 ½ in. Bradt electric six man Working Man clock.
OLD LIGHTING: Pair of 13 in. Sandwich glass fluid lamps on stepped bases with frosted shades. Rare 12 in. Hitchcock keywind oil lamp. Selection of fancy Victorian banquet lamps. Rare pair of B.&H. 8 in. brass table lamps. Bullseye hand lanterns. RR lanterns.
MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS: Tabletop Regina disc player with 20 discs. Early Conn saxophone (No. 345023-L) and Conn trumpet (No. 54161), both in original cases.
ITEMS OF SPECIAL INTEREST: 19 ½ in. J. Philippe Art Nouveau bronze female figure with perched eagle. 12 in. enameled bronze two door table icon with steeple top. 10 in. cased glass chalice with openwork grape and vine brass cover. Six piece sterling on copper desk set with floral mounts. 21 in. Roswell Gleason Magic Caster, having Mass. state seal on base. Early and fancy man’s shoe buckles. Large assortment of vintage decorative Christmas items, including Santas.
OLD TOYS AND GAMES: 21 in. Victorian cast iron and metallic horse drawn fire pumper and 11 in. cast horse drawn farm cart. Selection of cast iron locomotives and train cars. Large lot of assorted cast and other metallic toy vehicles, planes, ships, etc. Louis Marx Steam Type electric train set in original box with accessories. Tom Mix booklets, metallic collectibles and photographs. Marx and other toy typewriters. Chiromagica game (detail). Durable Toy and Wyandotte litho’d tin games. Hubley and other cap pistols. More of interest.
OLD WOODENWARE, BASKETS, METALWARE AND TOOLS: Shaker split ash hay fork from building No. 8. Tabletop set of spice drawers adorned with carved heart. Good splint baskets, including rare bulbous 29 in. feather basket. Single owner collection of 29 varied nutmeg graters. Early fireplace cooking items. Varied lot of walking sticks and canes. Crescent store coffee grinder and another. Good cast doorstops and exotic bird bookends. Early unmarked cast iron sewing machine with floral decoration. 60 X 16 wooden sign, Every Income Is Large Enough To. Pair cast brass dolphin fireplace ornaments. Fine hammered copper fireplace kettle. Lot of Jo. Fuller, Providence 18th c. molding planes and others.
FOLK ART: Ann Stephens's 1865 sampler. 18 in. square old green checkerboard. Home-made table top Santa’s Workshop, complete with carved helpers, furniture, etc. Framed 20 X 29 in. diorama depicting two sailboats at sea, the piece signed by the artist, T. B. Morgan. Old 33 in. three masted ship model. Selection of working and decorative duck decoys, including Mason bluebill. Carved miniatures, including those by Dr. Lewis W. Hill. Selection of colorful fish decoys. Large selection of locally made folky ornamental cutout animals and birds.
RUGS AND TEXTILES: 16‘9’ X 11’ Keshan (back). 8 X 10 ft. Heriz (back). 67 X 93 in. Early 19th c. hand woven tapestry in genre motif. Ann Stephens’s 1865 sampler. Graphic friendship and blue pointed star quilts. Hooked rugs. Decorative 19th c. textiles and lace.
OLD FIREARMS AND MILITARY: Rare Beaumont-Vitali 11 mm rifle. Ithaca 12 g. dbl. bar. shotgun. Two Mauser rifles. Mosberg 20 g. shotgun. Carl Busse WWII German dagger with 9 ¾ in. blade and other sheath knives.
OLD PAPER, PHOTOGRAPHY AND BOOKS: President Theodore Roosevelt signed 1903 parchment military commission. Recently found Ambrotype depicting uniformed Sgt. Albert Fernald, 20th ME Vols., later Lt. Fernald, sitting with a comrade. We sold his uniform and other military items in our 9/21/13 auction. Early photos of children. Bell & Howell Filmo 75 camera. E.P., Germany tin magic lantern and slides. 22” x 28” Framed Photograph Mt. Washington Railway and Summit House by D. W. Butterfield, Boston Ma. Crawford Stove advertising china and paper. 15 in. A. & P. Coffee advertising clock. Enterprise Brewing Co. Old Tap Ale store advert. figure. Vintage metallic Mercury cigarette dispenser. L.M. Rumsey pump, fire engine and railway advert. broadside. Mass. Audubon Soc. Chart No. 1. 1952 World Series tickets, etc. 1947 Sox, Braves and Yankees programs and 1946-48 Sport magazines. Lot of 20th c. political pins. Blunt’s 1837 American Coast Pilot. Many Wallace Nutting Massachusetts Beautiful and other states books, Ireland and England. Lot of 20th c. books on New England subjects. Jas. Taylor’s six vol. set, Pictorial History of Scotland.
OLD PAINTINGS, SCULPTURE AND PRINTS: Rare 19 X 13 framed pastel portrait of Saturday Evening Girl, Rose Bacchini Zobeli. 15 X 19 Emile Gruppe o/b of fishermen on a beach. 24 X 30 Charles Curtis Allen N.E. landscape o/c of farmhouse on a hill with mountains. Two early 19th c. framed miniature portraits of young boys. Fine 14 X 18 19th c. English o/c of shipwreck at sea (signed). 12 X 18 A. E. Aldrich watercolor of Friendship Sloops. Framed 20 X 29 diorama of two sailboats, the painted background signed T. B. Morgan. 21 X 31 landscape o/c labeled Fra Viby. 24 X 36 W. R. Brooks river scene o/c with rowboat. 9 ½ X 18 ½ D. A. Fisher coastal watercolor. 11 X 14 Continental o/c of river scene (sign). 21 X 14 W.B. Romeling watercolor, The Hemlocks. 24 X 30 M. Gotts Dankez (?) still life o/c of fish and vegetables. 29 X 35 Arthur Williamson winter landscape o/c. 18 X 21 Gaston Hoffman o/c of three seated judges, Pendant L’Audience. 24 X 30 William Ehrig seascape o/c. 17 X 23 Florence Pomeroy o/p, Four Girls. 18 ½ X 11 ½ Alexander Murray watercolor, A Brisk Morning. 16 X 20 Gladys Wilkins Murphy o/c of beach scene with boats. 13 ½ X 10 ½ Girardet watercolor of Roman exterior scene with house. 13 X 19 Hart Woodcock watercolor of island street scene. 21 X 17 1911 F. Louville Bowie o/c of pine trees by the shore, Peak’s Island, ME. Two 12 ½ X 16 ½ oils on canvas of woodland and lakeside scenes with hunters and prey, signed en verso Hemingway, 1894. 12 X 20 George Aikman o/c of farm garden scene with farmer. 20 X 28 A. D. Broek o/c of street scene with café. 14 X 22 Thomas Liverton 1966 coastal watercolor. 1907 F. Comiskey o/c of pintail ducks in flight. 19th c. 18 X 30 L. Francois, watercolor of girl by shore near a rough sea. 17 X 23 Continental tavern scene o/c. 28 X 18 Francis West coastal view with cliff o/p. 10 X 14 3-D painting of Indian craftsman at work. Two 19th c. silhouettes of a man and wife and two of boy and girl. 20 X 24 Dewitt Hardy watercolor, Begonia, Cosmos and Rudbeckia. 16 X 20 Michael Palmer acrylic of tranquil boating scene on lake. Jane Betts acrylic of farm by a cornfield, Harvest Time. 22 ½ in. Robert Garrison sculpture of seated woman. 12 X 18 E. Duncan engraving of the clipper ship Mirage. 22 X 29 Robert Tatin abstract print, Venge La Jolie. 16 X 22 print of Ship Francis of Salem. 38 X 24 Frederick Leighton print, Dance of the Cymbalists II. 19 ½ X 13 ½ in. Fritz Eichenberg Artist’s Proof etching of elephant with other animals. James Fagan etching, On the Zwarte Water. R. H. Russell, 1897, folio of etchings, People of Gibson, Drawn by C. D. Gibson. Lautrec Twelve Drawings by Pantheon. Boxed set of Walter Crane illustrations, Shakespeare’s Tempest. Two Joan Miro lithographs. Selection of Wallace Nutting prints, including An Eventful Journey. More works of interest.
TERMS OF SALE: Cash or approved check. Mastercard and Visa accepted. 15% Buyer’s Premium. 5.5% ME Sales Tax applies to all purchases without copy of current resale exemption certificate. Written or oral descriptions subject to error or omission. Food and refreshments available at Saturday Estates Antiques Auction.
** PLEASE NOTE:
TELEPHONE BIDS for the Saturday Estates Antiques sale close on Friday at 5:00 p.m.
ABSENTEE BIDS: Absentee bids close at 9:30 a.m. on auction day.
DIRECTIONS: Take Exit 7 (The Yorks) from I-95 to Rte. One and follow Rte. One north 2/10 mi. to the Goodwin Building on the right at corner of Raydon Rd. SEE MAP
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