Auction of Estate Antiques

The Goodwin Building

611 U.S. Route One

York, Maine

Saturday, September 23, 2006  SOLD

Coins, Currency and Stamps at 10:00 a.m.,
Followed Directly by Collectable Buttons, Old Books
 Then Estate Antiques at 12:00 Noon

Full Auction Preview on Friday, September 22nd from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m.,
From 8:00 a.m. to the time of each Sale on Saturday or by Appointment

Offering a diverse selection of antiques and decorative furnishings from various New England estates and collections, including an old Malden, MA household and the estate of John C. Powers, former Sudbury, MA attorney, dedicated historian and town official.  A comprehensive listing of auction lots by category available.

Coins, Currency and Stamps at 10:00 a.m

OLD COINS, CURRENCY AND STAMPS:  Good selection of U.S. and world coins, currency and bullion. New Hampshire nationals, Biddeford, ME $5 red seal national, $2 battleship note, BU dollar rolls, 1909s Indian cent, 1921 50 cent. 1955 double die cent. Scarce 1960-1961 New Hampshire wildlife stamps in sheets and blocks in various denominations. Assorted stamps, including mint sheets. Much more of interest. Catalog available by mail, fax or DOWNLOAD Now.  Coin Auction RESULTS Here.

Collectable Buttons:
Variety of collectable buttons from several estates, arranged professionally in approximately thirty lots and to be sold directly after coins and currency.

Old Books:  Many categories represented here principally from three estates and spanning three centuries. Highlights include M. Tulli’s Ciceronis Opera Omnia (1594) and Delle Osservationi di Girolamo Calestani (1616). Large selection of books may be made up into individual’s own lots.

Estate Antiques at 12:00 Noon   DOWNLOAD NOW  Auction Summary from flyer

Download now  Complete list of all auction lots - sorted by category (8 pages)

EARLIER FURNITURE: Massachusetts reeded leg mahogany card table with ovolo corners. D-shaped N.E. mahogany card table. Bow-front mahogany graduated four drawer chest on flaring French feet.  Reeded leg one drawer mahogany Pembroke table. Graduated six drawer tiger maple tall chest. Splay leg tiger maple drop leaf table. 72 in. Hitchcock settee with conch shell decoration. Graduated four drawer bow-front mahogany chest with reeded columns over turned legs. Oval and octagonal top candlestands. Empire mahogany breakfast table with leaf-carved post and brass talon feet. Stately talon foot Empire four drawer chest. Empire card tables and stands. Unusual C. 1850 double sized round Gothic style high post bed without tester. Sackback and fanback Windsors. Early style 76 in. pine corner cupboard. C. 1910 table-top set of 21 watchmaker’s drawers. Grain-painted cradle. Stylish Salem and Boston rockers. Giltwood three-part overmantle mirror. Pair 19th c. deer-adorned 53 in. oval  giltwood mirrors.

  Three-piece marble top walnut bedroom set with burl panels and carving. Highback mahogany bed with good carving. 23 in. American Centennial walnut wall shelf, elaborately carved by A. P. Dean near Owego, NY. 51 in. extensively carved oak sideboard, the top having mirrored doors. Elaborate griffin and genre-carved European throne chairs. Late 19th c. 60 in. European bow-front cabinet. 84 in. eight part oriental folding screen with allegorical scenes (view 1, view 2, view 3). Good marble top tables and stands with carved detail. 19th c. parlor bench with orig. genre needlepoint overall. Urn-decorated Adam-style drop leaf table, six chairs and writing desk. 48 in. Mahogany glazed door bookcase over drawers. Walnut Railroad desk over drawers.  Oak and mahogany barrister bookcases. Cherry roll-top desk. Fancy walnut corner whatnot shelves over cabinet. Tripod mahogany and walnut center tables.

Numerous 19th c. wall and shelf CLOCKS.  Unusual 40 X 33 in. checkered inlay Victorian mirror. Three-piece upholstered parlor set and other good upholstered furniture. Pair plush-upholstered boudoir chairs. Sets of four and eight c. 1910 Hepplewhite style dining chairs. 78 in. Sheraton style mahogany sideboard. Pairs of European style carved or paint-decorated console tables and cabinets. Fine carved c. 1900 Chippendale style side and armchair. Fine damask upholstered Victorian chaise.  European studded leather dome top storage chest. Much more.

ACCESSORIES:  Rare AMERICAN INDIAN 18 in. catlinite peace pipe with bird effigy, 19th c. beaded (Sioux ?) child’s doll and 41 in. beaded sash, all from the same old family. 84 X 52 in. Navajo stepped cross design rug. Maine Indian baskets, incl. colorful sunburst stamped example. C. 1900 unframed 10 X 7 in. watercolor of American Indian in authentic dress. Interesting woodenware. Graphic old QUILTS. 19th c. quilt square lap frame from local family. Large and small area ORIENTAL RUGS (rug 221, rug 685, rug 686, rug 687, rug 758, Sarouk 389) including several prayer rugs (rug 688, rug 689). Hooked rugs.  Three Mason Factory black duck hen DECOYS. Old piccolos, clarinet and Ludwig banjo. Good cast iron Mammy, cottage, dog and floral doorstops. Cast iron Vict. toy fence. Early glass Christmas ornaments. Rare c. 1890 pair of 14 in. German pewter flagons with occupational motif. 1950’s 39 in. boy store mannequin. 41 in. Italian glazed pottery recumbent tiger. Collection of F.&F. plastic Jemima and other black motif shakers and figures. Old sewing accessories. Advertising novelties and trade cards.  Collection of unusual seashells. Interesting assortment of old desk accessories. Jennings “Whaleman” bookends and  others, incl. early 20th c. bull and bear-mounted pair from the household of textile manufacturer, Fuller Calloway. Alphonse Giroux, Paris, bronze bulldog paperweight. Selection of art glass paperweights. Sterling and other good table frames.  Meerschaum pipes.

ARCHITECTURAL AND GARDEN: Selection of early wrought strap hinges in pairs.  Early rect. 42 pane transom. Fancy brass door hardware from an old renovation at Boston’s State House. 4 X 8 ft. mid-20th c. painted Hot Air Balloon advertising sign. Mossy concrete garden planter and urns. Unusual putti-decorated cast iron electric wall heating element by the Durable Elec. Appliance Co. ESTATE SILVER:  Sets and misc. lots of good sterling flatware. Tiffany and other serving utensils and accessories. Sterling and silverplated serving pieces and table accessories. Wide variety of gold, sterling and gemstone

Good Victorian and later costume jewelry Tiffany and other pocketwatches.

ESTATE CHINA AND GLASSWARE: 2 ½ in. L.C.T. F671 marked irrid. vase. Rare 12 in. Ruba Rombic oval lavender vase/planter with oblique-faceted design. Small Lalique fern-form vase. Blue transferware, incl. State House, Boston, platter, commemorative pieces and more. Brown transferware. Old Worcester china. Limoges oyster set. Set Exeter Academy commemorative dinner plates. Decorated apothecary jars. Early 12 in. Imari charger. Wide variety of Royal Doulton figural and other china. Rare banded yellow-ware colander. Banded ironstone. Weller, Roseville, Majolica, Nippon, Belleek, stick sponge, salt glazed, assorted painted china. Better Roseville jardinieres. Good pressed and cut glass. Figural cookie jars. Northwood peacock and other good Carnival. Whiskey, pickle and other bottles.

OLD LIGHTING: 20 in. carved Italian marble and alabaster shell-form light fixture featuring reclining nude. Hampshire Pottery table lamp with 12 in. base. Handel crook-armed piano lamp. Numerous singles and pairs of decorative china, pottery and metallic table lamps. Good selection of wrought iron bridge lamps. Dietz and other R.R. and nautical lamps. Brass skater’s lanterns. Pairs of brass and copper candle sconces.

INSTRUMENTS AND TOOLS:  Thaxter, Boston, boxed compass. 12 in. Cumberland Mills (ME) Ashton steam gauge. Other good gauges and thermometers. 1883 Wilcox & Gibbs sewing machine. Assorted jeweler’s anvils. OLD GUNS, SWORDS (view 2) AND MILITARY: 1864 Model trap door rifle. 19th c. percussion rifles. 18th c. European flintlock pistol. Mosberg “Brownie” and other older pistols. Early Daisy rifle. Weiermacht buckle. Early 19th c. American officer’s  better swords with eagle pommel.

OLD TOYS AND GAMES:  G.M. & Co. early tin train set. 1950’s Lionel Santa Fe diesels with freights and accessories, mostly in orig. boxes and from one family. Lionel pressed steel locomotive and cars (200 and 800 series). Misc. Marx toys. Misc. pressed steel and cast iron vehicles, incl. cast Allis Chalmers tractor and Wolverine submarine. Good Victorian cast  cap guns. Heubach 22 in. doll. Howdy Doody doll. Doll and dollhouse furniture, incl. early cast iron. Misc. 20th c. games.

OLD PAPER AND PHOTOGRAPHY:  President Jefferson’s (re-election) Inaugural Speech, March 4, 1805, printed on 19 ½ X 12 ½ in. silk panel by Tree & Parks, Printers. Two interesting lots of Civil War letters written by Union soldiers, Lt. York A. Woodward, Col. John Murray Atwood and Wm. Henry Shelton. Synopsis available by mail, fax or downloaded from our web-site. 1887 store log from the historic Calef’s Store, Barrington, NH. Lot of invitations, announcements, programs, photography and misc. magazines relating to the marriage of Monaco’s Prince Ranier and Princess Grace, including signed wedding photo. Signed letters from Norman Rockwell (1955)  and “Little Lulu’s Marge (1940). British and American 19th c. political cartoons. Large selection of early 20th c. travel brochures, guides, maps and misc. paper. Albums of post cards. Collection of portrait daguerreotypes and other photos from Old Saybrook’s Whittelsey family. Snapshot of  (Yankee) Babe Ruth in swinging position.

OLD PAINTINGS AND PRINTS: Miniature portrait on ivory of Napoleon. 43 X 38 in. Italian allegorical o/c of woman holding book. W.T. Robinson marine oils. Decorative landscape watercolors by Philip A. Butler, M.F. Dell and M.S. Davenport. Whistler 1859 etching, Billingsgate. Inlaid framed watercolors of Persian temple scenes. 25 X 39 in. Gustave A. Hoffman (Rockville, CT) landscape oil with cottage. Works by V.A. Hartgen, Fritz Richter, etc. R. Muller Dutch ceramic plaque with children. Etchings by John Sloan, Wm. Glackens, Norman Ackroyd, et. al. Sel. Of 19th c. engraved portraits by various artists of Thomas Jefferson. Bachelder views of Somersworth, NH, So. Danvers, MA and others. Cecil Loin and Spy prints. G.A. Benneker WWI poster.  Much more of interest.

Cash or check approved by auctioneer. Mastercard and Visa accepted. Twelve percent Buyer’s Premium. Five percent ME Sales tax applies to all purchases without a copy of a current resale exemption certificate. Written or oral descriptions subject to error or omission. Sale catered.

From I-95, Take Exit 7 (The Yorks) and follow to U.S. Route One. Take left on Route One and follow 2/10 mi. to Goodwin Building on right at corner of Raydon Rd. Link here for map to Auction site

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York, Maine 03909
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