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cal production of aluminum, and for to the eye, its primary focus was on will be no peeling. Guild, born in 1898, graduated “This beautiful metal, excep- from Syracuse University with an many years Alcoa, (the company serviceability, and visual appeal uxurious beauty is super- name adopted in 1907), reigned free played a decidedly secondary role. tionally suitable for gift pieces, will art degree. He began his career as However, by the 1930s, other metal have your customers coming back an illustrator, designing interiors seding frivolous glitter. of competition. Aluminum was lightweight. It manufacturers such as the Chase for more! To design it, we’ve chosen for popular homemaking magaKensington’s beauty is a man named by zines. By 1926, the overpowering rich, substantial, ‘Fortune’’ magazine urge to bring those ideas to life led aristocratic. as one of the foremost him to a career in the newly-popuKensington metal commercial designers lar field of industrial design. Here, is a recently disin the United States: Guild’s efforts to combine eyecovered alloy of Lurelle Guild.” Aluminum which pleasing form with life-enhancing Design does not tarnish function came to full fruition. Luminary: Lurelle or stain. It keeps Unlike many of his design Guild its silvery luster contemporaries, Guild was also a “Beauty alone canny businessman. His inveni n d e f i n i t e l y. does not sell.” Kensington tions were always patented, with Lurelle Guild laughs at time.” the patent assigned to the manuFortune, February, facturer. Guild then assessed his American 1934 Home, May, 1937 clients a design fee, plus a royalty Lurelle Van on all items produced from the Kensington Arsdale Guild was patent. In 1934, his Chase remualso laughed all often referred to as neration alone amounted to the way to the “the gadget man,” and $25,000. At that time, annual takebank. Upon its he didn’t mind one bit. home pay for the typical American introduction in the During his 1920s and family averaged $1,500. early 1930s, this 1930s heyday, over Alcoa line of To head off design copycats, one thousand designs Guild made sure that his patents brushed-aluleft the indefatigable indus- covered more than just surface minum housewares was an Not your typical Kensington, but very impressive: gold alloy, seven-socket trial designer’s drawing appearance. Said Guild in his Art immediate hit. The reasons “Church Candelabra”. 20 inches long, $125 to $150. board - annually. Working & Industry interview, “If we make were simple. Kensington was attractive. It was durable. resisted corrosion. And Alcoa pro- Brass & Copper Company, were on a free-lance basis, Guild’s a strong enough patent, so that it And, most importantly for duced plenty of it. The challenge turning their attention to decorative, diverse assignments included, in supports the design, competing Depression-era buyers, it was came in persuading manufacturers affordable giftware. The time was addition to Kensington, projects for products aren’t going to copy the affordable. From console sets to to utilize this new-fangled metal in right for Alcoa to add some luster of such clients as Westinghouse, surface appeal as promptly as they General Electric, and the Chase will with two products basically barware, vases to serving trays, place of materials that had stood its own. All Aglow Kensington allowed 1930s house- them in good stead for many years. similar. Mechanical Alcoa’s “Kensington holders to entertain stylishly, on a Eventually, Alcoa came to a deciimprovements are minimal budget. With silver ser- sion: if other companies would not Ware” first came to the public required if the design vices running into the hundreds of put aluminum to good use, then eye in the summer of 1934, is to ‘stick’.” In other with showings at the Chicago dollars, frugal homemakers Alcoa would. words, it wasn’t The initial result was the “Wear- and New York Gift Shows, instead opted to stuff their sideenough to simply boards with silvery, inexpensive Ever” line of cooking utensils, attended by over 4,000 retail come up with a prettyKensington. Even a massive eye- which debuted in 1901. No more buyers. (The “Kensington” to-look-at teapot. catcher, such as Kensington’s 18- lugging heavy iron pots from stove name was in tribute to New Guild knew that a inch “Zodiac Tray” with its interi- to sink. No more scouring un-scour- Kensington, Pennsylvania, revised spout or hanwere the firm or brass ring depiction of dle was key in wardwas headquarastrological symbols, sold ing off possible design tered). A for just $10. At prices like piracy. Kensington that, what pocketbook Lurelle Guild not sales brochure could resist? only designed his from early 1935 Affordable then, products, but had very touted the line’s Kensington is just as definite, (and almost numerous affordable (and colalways successful), advantages: lectible), today. Even 75 ideas on displaying “The world years after its 1936 introthem to their best is always waitduction, that “Zodiac advantage. His ing for someTray” remains a steal at Kensington showthing new and $125 to $150. Other room in Rockefeller different. Gifts Kensington pieces are Center offered one of made from gold just as reasonably priced, the first examples of and silver, copsome in the $10 to $15 objects lit from below. per, pewter, and range. In addition to Like aging actresses, bronze, have price, today’s collectors the Kensington pieces been handed are lured to Kensington were highlighted by down from genby the same reasons that flattering, indirect eration to generinitially drew consumers: lighting, rather than ation. Now we beauty and durability. harsh overhead spots. introduce a new Over the years, however, Graduated wall tints, A hearty helping of Lurelle Guild’s designs for metal. . there has been one imporand floor tiles which Kensington. .Kensington. tant addition: viewed replicated the wall col“Kensington through the lens of time, orings, contributed to metal is an alloy of Brass & Copper Co. Among his a sophisticated, unified display Kensington pieces have aluminum. It has most nearly-innumerable credits: the atmosphere. But always, there was become prime examples of the advantages of Electolux vacuum; the Norge refrig- one goal in mind. As Forbes magof the classic lines and silver, pewter, and erator; elegant simplicity that Ingersoll-Waterbury azine noted in a 1936 profile, chromium, yet none of Company clocks; Underwood type- “Guild is first, last, and always, a define Art Deco. “Northumberland Canapé Plate,” 10 inches deep, $25 to their disadvantages. It writers; GE washing machines; salesman. His point of departure, Lustrous Beginnings Think “Alcoa”. . . think $30, shown with “Southampton Sauce Boat”. 7-3/4 inches will not tarnish or Columbia Mills lace curtains and therefore, is the market. He first deep saucer, 4-3/4 inches deep boat, $35 to $40 a set. stain, but retains its tablecloths; over 200 books and decides what people want to buy, “aluminum”. Even the soft, silvery luster. This pamphlets, including the still-in- and what they can pay.” name is an acronym for what the company is all about: the able iron pans. Housewives eagerly obviates the necessity of constant demand décor book Designed For Shining Examples “Aluminum Company of embraced easy-care Wear-Ever, and cleaning. A mild soap and warm Living; nearly the entire line of “Against the silvery backAmerica”. Originally founded in Alcoa’s sales skyrocketed, aided by water is all that is necessary. Chase lamps; Fostoria liqueur glass- ground of Kensington metal, Mr. “Kensington metal will not fin- es, and an American Locomotive Guild has cleverly contrasted 1888 as the Pittsburgh Reduction a retinue of door-to-door salesmen, Company, Alcoa was the brain- mostly college students eager to ger print easily. It has a hard sur- streamliner! As Art & Industry exquisite mounts of old brass. This child of scientist Charles Martin demonstrate Wear-Ever’s wonders. face, which is protection against noted in 1938, “there are few prod- marriage of two metals is in The Wear-Ever line was primar- normal wear and scuffing. And, as ucts Lurelle Guild hasn’t designed accordance with a new trend in Hall. His electro-chemical reduction process kicked off the practi- ily a utilitarian one; while pleasing there is no superficial plating, there or re-designed.” (Continued on page 2) By Donald-Brian Johnson
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KENSINGTON (Continued from page 1)
The man who “never designed a commercial failure”: prolific industrial designer Lurelle Guild.
timeless. Kensington (and Guild) did their best to cover all giftware bases. Included in the line were table and service items (bowls, plates, trays, candleholders, compotes, and
“Zodiac Platter,” ideal for canapés or sandwiches, or for “Gainsborough Vase,” with a display as a plaque. 18 inches cobalt blue glass insert resting in a ribbed pedestal. 9 inches deep, $125 to $150. high, $100 to $125.
“Vanity Fair Candle Holders,” in two sizes, 4 inches high, and 7 inches high, $60 to $80 a pair; $80 to $100 a pair.
Worth noting: “Waverly Memorandum Book” and “Waverly Letter Opener”. 61/2 inches high by 8-1/2 inches; 7-1/2 inches long, $40 to $45; $35 to $40.
“Coldchester Tumblers”. “You could very properly imagine that the soft luster of Kensington was created just to glorify the cold summer drink”. 5-1/4 inches high, 14oz. $7 to $10 each.
Late-model Kensington: “Georgian Tiered Tray” from the “Kensington Moiré” line, 1960. 10-1/2 inches high, $30 to $40.
Each piece has an heirloom quality that will last through generations. Lovers of loveliness will want to examine the whole, fascinating family of Kensington.” Kensington sales brochure, 1935
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“Mayfair Coffee and Tea Service” on an 18 inch deep “Coldchester Wine Cooler,” “Laurel” tray. Service, $200 to 1935. According to the $240; tray, $150 to $175. Kensington catalog, “for those wines which must be iced, the Coldchester adds the last touch of finesse”. 10-1/4 inches high, $250 to $275.
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the finest jewelry fields. The beauty of the design and of the metals make them equally attractive.” Kensington sales brochure, 1935. Kensington’s combo of brushed-aluminum-and-brass would make it easy to identify, even if the company’s logo weren’t emblazoned on the base. Although period Alcoa promotions sometimes refer to the style as “Empire,” the most commonly used descriptor for Kensington is “classic modern”. Guild was heavily influenced by the “classic” Greek decorative usage of laurel leaves and symbolic imagery. He successfully married these images to the “modern” Art Deco fondness for uncluttered line. Freed from any embellishments that would tie them to a specific timeframe, Kensington pieces, as the ads promised, “go well with the primitive early American, as well as complimenting the sophisticated modern.” In a word, they’re
www.antiquesandauctionnews.net the like); decorative pieces, such as vases and picture frames; barware; smoker’s articles; and desk accessories. There were also occasional one-offs, such as a Kensington clothes brush, a Kensington “lipstick tissue holder,” and even the “Kenfold Money Minder,” essentially a metal billfold. While not readily categorized, each of these possesses the same stylistic traits as the mainstays of the Kensington line. Last Gleaming Good design may be timeless, but popular taste always has a sell-by date. By the The “Marlborough Vase,” Its flared lip and weight1940s, what seemed forward- 1934. ed brass foot made it ideal for thinking and “modern” just a long-stemmed flowers requirfew years prior, now appeared ing room to spread. 10 inches quaint and musty. high, $100 to $125. Additionally, the onset of Chairs”. However, World War II faux wood-grain meant that manuenamel covered any facturers were exposed aluminum on turning their attenthe chairs, since posttions toward more war buyers seemed immediate and underwhelmed by necessary pursuits. anything reminiscent The Kensington of the pre-war line, with its care“machine age”. ful detailing, and F o r t u n a t e l y, painstakingly because it was massapplied brass produced, original Art accents, was a luxDeco Kensington ury Alcoa could no Ware still remains longer afford. readily available on Over the years, the secondary market. echoes occasionalCollectors can revel in ly surfaced, such as its beauty, delight in “Kensington its usability - or do Moiré,” over-elabwhat both, which is just as orate silver and Here’s said Lurelle Guild intendgold-colored alu- Kensington about minum serving “ C o l d c h e s tthe e r ed. “The beauty of pieces with a Cocktail Shaker”: design pattern sug- “It will make its Kensington is not gestive of etched owner proud - and merely style-deep. It is crystal. There was his guests envi- not something to be even a Guild- ous!” 13-1/8 inches bought today and distomorrow. designed line of high, $100 to $125. carded upholstered “Kensington Aluminum
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19711 Newark 302-454-8007 AUNT MARGARET’S ANTIQUE MALL 294 E. Main St. Mon- Sat. 10-5, Sun 12-5. 2 floors. Antiques, collectibles, primitives, much more. www.auntmargaretsantiquemall.com
21157 Westminster 410-857-4044 WESTMINISTER ANTIQUE MALL 433 Hahn Rd 25,000 s.f., furn., military, toys, silver, coins, comics, glassware. Generally open 7 days/ week Mon. - Sat. 10-6; Sun. 12-6.
08005 Barnegat 609-698-3020 BAY AVENUE ANTIQUES 349 S. Main (Route 9). Open Tues.-Sun. 10am-5pm. Book Seller- Maps, Ephemera, Baseball, Titanic, Tuckerton Railroad, Chess, Civil War, local interest- New Jersey books.
19711 Newark 302-733-7677 MAIN STREET ANTIQUES, 23 Liberty Plaza. Open Mon-Sat. 10-8, Sun. 11:305:30 Over 45 Showcase & Room Dealers selling Quality Antiques & Collectibles.
21901 North East 410-287-8318 5 & 10 ANTIQUE MARKET, 115 S. Main St. Daily 10am-6pm. Cecil County’s largest! Buying/ selling antiques & collectibles. Gourmet chocolates.
08006 Barnegat Light 609-361-8039 THE SEAWIFE, 1901 Bayview Ave. at Viking Village. Country primitive antique furniture, quilts, folk art, architecturals & garden. Open weekends.
21911 Rising Sun 410-658-8100 COUNTRY BOY ANTIQUE CENTER 1320 Rock Springs Rd. RT 222 N. MultiDealer, Wide array of antiques, furniture, jewelry, coins, collectibles. Open Mon., Wed.- Sat. 10-5 Closed Tues. Sun.11-5.
08033 Haddonfield 856-429-1929 HADDONFIELD ANTIQUES CENTER, 9 Kings Highway East. Multi-dealer co-op, Mon-Sat 10-5, Sun 12-4. Antiques, collectibles, vintage merchandise, art, books, brass, copper, furniture, glassware, jewelry, pottery, silver, toys, etc.
19809 N. Wilmington 302-792-0555 THE ZEPPELIN & THE UNICORN AT THE RED BARN, 400 Silverside Road, Sun., Mon., Wed. 12-5, Closed Tues., Thurs. thru Sat. 10-6. Antiques, unique items. zeppelinandunicornantiques.com 19933 Bridgeville 302-337-3137 ART’S ANTIQUE ALLEY, Rt. 13 South. 60 dealers. Open 7 days 9am-6pm. 20,000 sq.ft. Collectibles, Fenton dealer. A/C, restrooms, snacks
21921 Elkton 410-398-0954 IRON BRIDGE FARM, 2953 Appleton Rd. Antiques and collectibles. Three full floors. Seven days week, 10-5. Rush & cane chairs. Mins. from I-95 near Fair Hill area.
19958 Lewes 302-645-2309 HERITAGE ANTIQUE MARKET, 16168 Coastal Hwy. (RT1), 2mi. N. of Five Points, Lewes. Roseville pottery, furniture, books, dolls, china, glass, jewelry, art & more from 49 dealers! Always looking for new Dealers in the Beach Resort. 11-5 daily.
07701 Red Bank 732-224-0033 MONMOUTH ST. EMPORIUM, 27 Monmouth St., Multi-Dealer, vintage furniture & accessories, jewelry, home decor, lighting, art, glassware, shabby. Open 7 days/ week. Space available.
19963 Milford 302-424-1288 RIVERSIDE ANTIQUE MALL 34 N. Walnut St. Mon-Sat. 10-5. Featuring diversified antique dealers sure to satisfy any collector. Civil War, Lionel Trains, Quilts, Glassware, Furniture, Jewelry, etc.
07701 Red Bank 732-842-7377 MONMOUTH ANTIQUE SHOPPES, 217 W. Front St. 40 Dealers located in the Antiques District of Red Bank (6 Lg. Multi-dealer shops). Open 7 days 11am5pm. 2 blocks from RR. 1.5 miles off Garden State Parkway ext. 109. monmouthantiqueshoppes.com
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17020 Duncannon 717-834-9333 OLD SLED WORKS 722 N. Market St. Books, Furniture, Glassware, Jewelry, Postcards, Primitives, Records, Tools, Toys. Open Wed.- Sun. 10am-5pm 17025 West Fairview 717-732-7680 WE DABBLE, 73 2nd St. (on Rt 11-15) . 3500 sq.ft. We buy/ sell for you. Marbles wanted. email@example.com 17062 Millerstown 717-589-7810 STITCH IN TIME ANTIQUE & GIFT MALL 43 N. Market St. Antiques, Collectibles, Furniture, Quality Handmade Crafts & Gifts. Open 7 days 10-5, Fri. til 8. Millerstown exit off RT322.
08310 Richland Village 856-697-2170 SHORELINE VINTAGE, 1343 Rt. 40. Antique Furniture & More, Open Thurs. thru Sun. or by appt.
17090 Shermans Dale 717-582-3457 HEARTS DESIGN AT NEEDFUL THINGS RT34, 5800 Spring Rd. Open 7 days/ week 10-6. Antiques, Gifts & Custom Embroidery, Green Mt. Coffee, Yankee Candles, www.heartsdesign.com FIND US ON FACEBOOK
08505 Bordentown 609-298-1424 SHOPPE 202, 202 Farnsworth Ave., Exit 7 NJ Turnpike, 206 N-1 mile. Antiques, custom framing, collectibles, art & furniture. Tues. thru Sat. 11-5, Fri. till 8.
17552 Mount Joy 717-653-9026 STONE BARN ANTIQUES, 21/2 miles east of Mount Joy, on Chiques Road, across from Liederkranz. Oak & pine furniture & general line. Call for appointment.
08525 Hopewell 609-466-9833 TOMATO FACTORY ANTIQUE & DESIGN CENTER 2 Somerset St. We Have It All! www.thetomatofactory.com Open Mon. thru Sat. 10-5, Sun. 11-5. We have 38 Dealers.
17745 Lock Haven 570-893-1650 MARKET HAUS & GROVE, U.S. RT 220 Lock Haven, PA exit RT 120. Open Thurs. - Sun. 9:30-5. 22,000 sq. ft. of antiques, crafts, collectibles, furniture & such. A trip you’ll always remember.
08876 Somerville 908-218-1234 ANTIQUES EMPORIUM, 29 Division St. Open 7 days 11-5. Everything to Sell!
17810 Allenwood 570-538-1886 BALD EAGLE ANTIQUE CENTER, Rt. 15approx 10-12 mi. N of I-80, Exit 210B or 9 mi. S of Williamsport, PA. Full general line. Dlrs Welcome. Open Saturday & Sunday 10-5 Closed snow days.
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18705 Plains 570-270-3107 Cook & Cook Antiques and Home Furnishings, 29 E. Carey St. Quality multidlr shop. Antiques, furniture, lighting, jewelry, collectibles. Open Tues.-Sat. 10-5 vendors welcomed cookandcookantiques.com 18914 Chalfont 215-997-3227 BUCKS COUNTY ANTIQUE GALLERY, 8 Skyline Dr. Just off Rt. 202, S of Rt.152. Antiques & more. Old/ new accessories, consignment furniture. 12,000 sq ft. of Bucks County’s Best. Tu.-Sa. 10-5, Sun 12-5 buckscountyantiquegallery.biz 18930 Kintnersville 610-847-1966 GRISTIES ANTIQUES AND ODDITIES, Rt. 611 near Rt. 32. 30 Dealers. Smalls and primitives to fine furniture. Open every day 11-5. Free parking. 18940 Wrightstown 215-598-8837 NOSTALGIC NOOK, Rt413, Carousel Village at Indian Walk. China, Stangl, Pennsbury Pottery, Glass-Cut & Pressed, Silver, Primitives, Furniture, Frames, Lamps. M-Sa 10-6. Sun 11-5. 18944 Perkasie 215-257-3564 TREASURE TROVE, 6 S. 7th Street. Estate jewelry, furniture, linens, vintage clothing, glass, china, books, toys, kitchenware, advertising, postcards. Primitives to Deco. Dealers Welcome. Mon.-Sat. 10-5. “Since 1980.”
18947 Pipersville 215-766-7145 BUX-MONT CONSIGNMENT SHOPPE ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES, 6719 Easton Rd. Accepting Consignments Now! Store hours Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Monday 9-5. Indoor booths loaded with crafts, antiques, collectibles & more!
21028 Churchville 410-734-6228 YE OLD CURIOSITY SHOP, Route 22 & Aldino Rd. Minutes from I-95. Oak furniture, advertising, toys, militaria, glassware, general line. Hrs daily 10-4
07801 Dover 973-989-4470 DOVER ANTIQUE CENTER Corner of Warren & Bassett. Furniture, pottery, jewelry, toys, glass, books, records, clocks, art, trains, coins W 11-7, F/Sat 11-5, Su 10-5. doverantiquecenter.com
21028 Churchville 410-734-6267 DENNY’S OLE CALVARY POST OFFICE 1100 Calvary Rd. Purveyors of hard to find items. Antiques & Collectibles, yarn & handmades, preserves & jelly, fresh baked pies. Hrs. Mon.-Fri. 7-7, Sat. 7-5.
07874 Stanhope 973-347-7373 BLUE HERON ANTIQUES, 34 Main St. Roseville Pottery, Perfumes, Art Glass, Lamps, Jewelry, Paper Weights, Watches, Clocks. CLEARANCE SALE. Open Wed.- Sun. 10-6. Tues. by chance.
21043 Ellicott City 410-465-4444 TAYLOR’S ANTIQUE MALL, Historic District. Cor. of Frederick Rd & Old Columbia Pike. 16,000 Sq.Ft. of Antiques & Collectibles. Mon.- Sat. 10-5 & Sunday Noon-5.
07901 Summit 908-273-9373 SUMMIT ANTIQUES CENTER, 511 Morris Ave. 2 floors, 60+ dealers. Antiques, collectibles. Smalls to furniture. Open 7 days 11-5. Free parking. www.summitantiquecenter.com
16801 State College 814-238-2980 APPLE HILL ANTIQUES, Rt. 26N to 169 Gerald Street. Distinctive antiques in a gallery setting. Over 60 dealers. Open daily 10 to 6. Wide variety.
18337 Milford 570-409-8636 OLD LUMBERYARD ANTIQUES 113 7th St. 2 large Multi-Dealer Shops, 10,000 sq. ft. Mon., Thur-Sat. 10-5, Sun. 11-5. www.oldlumberyardantiquesllc.com
18962 Silverdale 215-453-1414 THE FACTORY ANTIQUES AND COLLECTIBLES, 130 West Main St, Rt 113, Bucks County. Featuring over 40 fine Buck’s County Dealers. Open Wednesday thru Sunday 10am to 5pm.
21078 Havre de Grace 410-942-0701 SENECA CANNERY ANTIQUES, 201 St. John St... Largest Mall in Havre de Grace with 50+ quality dealers. Open 7 days, M-S 10-5, S 11-5. Wide Selection of antiques & collectibles.
07930 Chester 908-879-7836 CHESTER ANTIQUE MALL, 30+ Dlrs, no reproductions. 427 Rt.510 (old RT24) between Mendham & Chester, Tues -Sat 10:30-5:00, Sun. 11:30-5:00. Furniture, primitives, glass, jewelry, art, etc.
17019 Dillsburg 717-571-2126 SPRING HOUSE ARTISIANS & ANTIQUES 117 N. Baltimore St. Quality Antiques & Featuring Local Artists. Closed for Winter break Jan. 1st to Feb. 8th.
18657 Tunkhannock 570-836-8713 APPLE WAGON ANTIQUE MALL, Rt.6, 5 miles west of Tunkhannock. Primitives, furniture, glassware, pottery, toys, books, linens & coins. 25+ vendors. Mon.-Sat. 10-5, Sun. 11-5.
19128 Philadelphia 215-482-1033 KITCHENIQUES 646 Roxborough Ave. Antiques, collectibles, specializing in kitchen, dining & restaurant decor, Chef’s tools, etc. Hrs. Thurs.-Fri. 116pm, Sat. 9-4 kitcheniques.com
16159 W. Middlesex 724-528-2490 ANTIQUE & FLEAMARKET & AUCTIONS OF W. MIDDLESEX RT18 S. Open Wed., Thur., Sat., Sun. 9am-5pm. Monthly Auctions. Largest Antique Market in Western Pennsylvania. 16686 Tyrone 814-684-5088 I-99 ANTIQUES, conveniently located off the Tyrone Exit of Interstate 99, 1222 Pennsylvania Avenue. Quality antiques & collectibles. 40 dealers. Open Daily 10-5, Sun 12-5. Dealers welcome.
18080 Slatington 610-767-8400 BUS STOP INDOOR FLEA MARKET 8281 RT 873, every Fri., Sat., Sun. 9am-5pm. Crafts, Antiques, & Flea Market items. Former Keystone Lamp Factory. New vendors welcomed. 18251 Sybertsville 570-788-1275 HAL’S ANTIQUE FLEA MARKET, 732 State Rte. 93, Exit 256 off I-80, take 93 S. or Exit 145 off I-81, take 93 N. Sundays 9am-4pm.
18951 Quakertown 215-536-4547 ANTIQUES AT 200 EAST, Rts 212 & 313. Multi-DLR shop; EAST BROAD ANTIQUES, 141 E. Broad St. 215-5364408. One Stop 2 Fantastic Stores. Shop Where Dealers Buy! Open 7 days.
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19343 Glenmoore 610-458-8964 VILLAGE EMPORIUM, Ludwigs Village Shoppes, Rts 100/ 401. Antiques, lighting, collectibles, jewelry, furniture, local artists. Tues.-Sat. 10-5. Sun 12-5 www.thevillageemporium.com 19355 Frazer 610-651-8299 FRAZER ANTIQUES. -Best kept secret on Phila. Main Line- Open daily 10am5pm. 2 mi east of Rte 202 on Rt. 30. 19446 Landsdale 215-361-7910 THE ARCHIVE, 725 W. 2nd St. 1000’s of used & antique books, magazines, postcards, ephemera, coins, records, furniture, antiques, collectibles. 21,000 s.f. Tues.-Fri. 11-6, Sat.-Sun. 10-6, thearchivebooksandpaper.com 19522 Fleetwood 610-207-2702 THE SHOPPES AT KIRBYVILLE RT 222 between Kutztown & Reading minutes from I-78. 10,000 sq.ft 3 story barn. Antiques, collectibles, furniture, unique items. Thurs.-Sun. 9-4 or appt.
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“Don’t Worry, It Happens To Every Collector...” The single most oftenused phrase I hear from every expert in every field of collecting is: “It happens to every collector.” We all have at least one fake in our collections and we may not even know it. No matter how experienced we are in our chosen field of collecting, every collector gets seduced by a fake now and then. It’s part of the learning process when we’re novice collectors, and it’s just a fact of the collecting life once we’re seasoned collectors. Sometimes knowledgeable collectors purchase a fake on purpose, either to publicize it and use it as an example to warn other collectors, or because they want to study it more closely. But there are times in every collector’s life when they get fooled by a particularly well done fake. The likelihood of this happening is becoming higher now that fakers and forgers have gone high-tech and are perfecting their evil craft. But
don’t feel bad if it’s happened to you - even the most highly respected authenticators have mistaken fakes for the real things. So let’s ease into 2012 with a few of the most interesting accounts of fakes that made their way through expert inspections and into some of the most famous col-
lections in the world. One of the more current cases was exposed in April of 2011, when the Daily Mail reported that Bolton Council museum spent 440,000 British pounds (roughly $703,657 as of this writing) on a twenty-inch carved stat-
ue of Egyptian Princess Amarna, the granddaughter of King Tut. The statue was authenticated as 3,300 years old by not one, but two highlevel experts: the British Museum and Christie’s Egyptology Department. Turns out that the faked statue was actually made in only three weeks by “master forger” Shaun Greenhalgh, who has been churning out well-crafted fakes in his garden shed for 17 years. Greenhalgh’s faked works of art range from paintings to sculptures; his elderly parents had been helping him sell the fakes, yielding them a tidy income of over 850,000 British pounds (approximately $1,359,212 US). Once discovered, the statue became part of a “Fakes and Forgeries” exhibit in London’s Victoria and Albert Museum. Does the name “Mark Hofmann” sound familiar? If you were a Sotheby’s customer in the 1980s, it probably would. A name now prac-
tically synonymous with forgery, Hofmann’s crimes may make him one of the most notorious forgers in the history of fakery. His escapades read like a novel: besides creating numerous well-forged documents that he sold to everyone from the Mormon Church to manuscript dealers, he tried to cover up his crimes with murder - twice successfully, and a third time unsuccessfully, when a pipe bomb he’d planted went off prematurely. One of his most famous forgeries was a supposedly rare letter allegedly written by Daniel Boone that was sold in 1985 by Sotheby’s for $31,900; the letter had been consigned to Sotheby’s not by Hofmann himself, but by his cousin. Although his forgery passed inspection by a manuscript expert, it took a “forensic document examiner” to discover that the letter was a Hofmann fake. Of course, Sotheby’s refunded the buyer’s money, but the incident caused the future sale of a poem purportedly handwritten by Emily Dickinson to be returned to Sotheby’s
once the buyer discovered it had passed through Hofmann’s hands. Just the fact that his name was associated with the document was enough to cast serious suspicion on it. More recently, in November 2011, the presti-
gious Courtauld Institute of Art in London discovered that one of the paintings in its highly-respected collection was actually a fake. As reported by The Telegraph, it was believed that the painting titled The Procuress “was a 17th-century anonymous copy of a 1620s brothel scene by Dutch master Dirck van
Baburen”. For decades the painting had been examined by experts, some expressing doubts while others accepted the painting as authentic. It wasn’t until recently, when the BBC One program “Fake or Fortune?” had the piece tested again that Bakelite was discovered mixed into the paint, a signature, if you will, of fake paintings created by Dutch forger Hans Van Meergeren. Although Van Meergeren was known for forging the works of Old Masters, he also acquired authentic pieces (as did Hofmann), which kept experts from automatically discounting works in his possession as fakes. Finally, there’s the case of the famous crystal skull. When a package from an anonymous source showed up at the Smithsonian Institute in 1992 claiming the crystal skull inside was a preColumbian treasure, experts viewed it with skepticism and had high-tech tests performed on the skull to determine its actual age. Just as suspected, the evidence showed that the (Continued on page 12)
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MARYLAND 1/28-29/12, TIMONIUM, SAT 9 AM-5 PM SUN 10 AM-4 PM, Antiques, I-83 N of Baltimore, Maryland State Fairgrounds
FLORIDA 1/20-22/12, SARASOTA, FRI & SAT 10 AM-6 PM SUN NOON-5 PM, Antiques, 801 N Tamiami Trail, The Sarasota Municipal Auditorium
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Generally, patrons had several choices in purchasing furniture. If they patronized a local furniture store (often doubling as a funeral parlor) there was a limited selection of items available in stock. More often than not, people ordered furniture and had it delivered. The commission arrived via train, wagon or canal boat. It should also be noted that in some rural locations, where a single furniture shop could not make it financially, the local general merchant would handle furniture orders. What does not seen to play into all of this is the role of a traveling salesman. Perhaps in very rural areas there were such folks, but I have found little evidence of them elsewhere. People came to a store to purchase their goods and either took them home or waited for them to be delivered. Traveling salesmen or itinerant cabinetmakers producing miniatures to show their wares - I think it’s the stuff of legend, but not based in fact. So, the question is then
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posed as to what was the purpose of all those scale miniatures of furniture made in the Victorian era. I would argue that they had three purposes. First was perhaps as store window advertising. One certainly sees this in pottery, where giant and miniature examples of regular wares
were produced simply to dress up store windows. Second, I think many of them were made as giveaways true novelties meant to be given away to folks to promote the sales of furniture. Finally, like in the pre-Civil War era, I think the majority of miniatures were made and
sold as jewelry and trinket chests. Just like today, people wanted a place to store their valuables, and miniature furniture was a neat thing to use. Regardless of their purpose, miniature furniture is a wonderful thing to collect, and a great part of decorative arts history.
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ArtFact/Auctionzip which also provided an online catalog of the auction. Prices quoted do not include the buyer’s premium (10 percent to 15 percent). 1911-D Indian Saturday’s head $2.50 sale began quarter eagle with numisgold piece matics, ($6,200). including a l a r g e ing the two grouping of days in rare, high addition to q u a l i t y phone and British coins. absentee bidMany of ders. More than these high 450 bidders were pregrade coins finregistered to bid via the ished above estimate, Internet through including a 1689 William and Mary half crown. In MS63, the coin realized $2,500 on an estimate of $1,000 to $2,000. The highest selling English coin was a 1658 Oliver Cromwell crown in AU58 which sold for $5,500. Other highlights of the English coins was a 1687 18th- century American silver James II crown in tankard ($4,100). MS63 at $3,000 (estimate $2,000 to $3,000), a $1,500, the piece saw strong 1746 George II Lima bidding before hammering crown in AU58 at $1,700 down to a phone bidder from (estimate $400 to $800) Maryland for $4,100. Among 1658 Oliver Cromwell crown and a prooflike 1689 several Tiffany sterling items ($5,500). Maundy Money set at (Continued on page 12)
MULTI-ESTATE ANTIQUE AUCTION SATURDAY, JANUARY 21ST
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(Early inspection the week prior to sale. Call for an appointment) SNOW - Call hotel (717) 845-5671 or Mike (717) 324-3603 for auction status in case of bad weather. Snow date is February 4. Directions: PA Rt. 83 Southbound take Exit 21, Northbound use Exit 21A (Rt. 30 E. - Arsenal Rd.) Right at first light (Toronita St.) Hotel is on the left. (Hotel phone is (717) 845-5671 - call for special coin auction rate). Highlights Cents 1812, 1814, 1821 ANACS AU details, 1838 BU, Early Indians in XF-BU, 1877 G, F, 1908-S, 1909-S Ind., 1909-S vdb NGC XF45, 1914-D, 1926-D GEM RED, 1955/55 NGC AU58, 1995/95. Three Cents - 1852-1854 BU, 1876 PF, 1882, 1885, 1887/6, 1888. Nickels BU - 1858 1⁄2 Dime NGC MS66, 1867 NR, 1870, 1883, 1884, 1892, 1894, 1911, 1912 1902 NGC PF66, 1913, 1915-S NGC MS65, 1920-S NGC MS64, 1928-D MS64, 1930-S NGC MS64, (3) 1931-S, 1938-D PCGS MS67, 1938 D/D, 1938-D/S. Better dates - 1885 VG, XF, 1886 ICG G6, 1918/17-D NGC VG8, (2) 1921-S, (2) 1937-D 3 legs. Dimes BU - 1835, 1853, 1868 NGC PF64, 1869 NGC PF64, 1875, 1878 PF, 1888 PCGS PF64, 1892, 1892 NGC PF64, 1894, 1905-O, 1913 PCGS PF63, 1917-S, 1918-D NGC MS64, 1925-D, 1970 No. S NGC PF67. Better dates - 1916-D PCGS G4, 1942/1 AU58. Quarters 1893 Isabella NGC MS66, 1876-S NGC MS65, 1892-O BU, 1914 PCGS MS64, Other BU - 1917 ty1, 1917 ty2, 1917-S ty2, 1918-D, 1920-S NGC MS64, 1924-S, 1925, 1926D NGC MS64, 1927, 1929, 1930, 1930-S, 1934-D, 1935-S, 1936-S ANACS MS65, 1938-S PCGS MS65, 1939-S PCGS MS65, 1942-S, 2004-D Wisconsin Extra High and Low Leaf. 1896-S NGC G4, 1913-S ANACS AG3, 1914-S, 1927-S PCGS VF30. Half Dollars - 1797 ANACS VG8, 1814 E/A AU+, 1867 PF, 1868 NGC PF63, 1875-S NGC MS64, 1917-D Obv NGC MS64, 1917-D Rev. ANACS MS64. BU Rolls incl. 1947-D, 1949 (1⁄2 roll), 1949-D, 1949-S, 1950-D. 28 diff. commems. - Albany, CT, Delaware NGC MS66, Gettysburg, Lynchburg, Norfolk and Roanoke NGC MS66, Wisconsin PCGS MS65, 1936pds TX, 1937pds TX, Ft. Vancouver, 1883 Hawaii. Dollars 1803 AU det, 1841 AU, 1870 AU, 1873-CC, 1875-CC, 1876-S ICG MS64, 1878-CC NGC MS64, 1879-CC CH BU, 1880-CC PCGS MS65, 1881-CC PCGS MS65, 1882-CC PCGS MS65, 1883-S CH BU, 1889-CC F+, 1890-CC BU, 1890-O and 1890-S NGC MS64, 1891-CC GEM BU, 1893, (2) 1893-CC, 1894, 1895-O, 1895-S, 1897-O BU, 1898-S BU, 1899-S PCGS MS63, 1900-S NGC MS63, 1921 Peace NGC MS64, 1928, 2008-W rev. of 2007. Gold 20 pcs. incl. 1917 McKinley BU, 1911 $21⁄2 NGC MS63, 2008-W Buffalo $5 NGC MS70. Currency Natl Banknotes from Shenandoah, Dallastown, Dubois, 1880 $1 Legal Tender CH CU, 1886 $2 Silver Cert. PMG MS65, Obsolete Notes, FR1226 Fractional MS65. Sets/Partial Sets, Proofs Sets (1940), Large Lots …… PLUS MUCH MORE! COMPLETE CATALOG LISTING ON WWW.AUCTIONZIP.COM - Auctioneer ID #13047 Printed catalog or information: Call Mike at (800) 332-3164 or leave message at (888) 632-1914 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Auctioneer: Martin Heaps (PA Lic. #AU002762-L)
Sat., January 21st ~ 8:30 A.M. Mon., January 23rd ~ 12 Noon
FIFTY YEAR COLLECTION: Pocket Watches, 14k Lady’s Pocket Watch, Many Hunting Cases, Many Key Wind, Railroad, Watchman’s Clock, Waltham, Elgin, Movements, Parts, Cases, assortment of Mantel clocks: Oak Gingerbread, Marble, Carriage, Cuckoo Clocks, some as-is. Books, Supplies, Hundreds of pieces. JEWELRY: Several 14k Rings, Watches, Necklaces, boxes of Costume, more! ANTIQUES: Two Painted Blanket Chests, Victorian Inlaid Settee and chairs, Dry Sink, Mahogany Bedroom Set, Oak Dressers, Painted Rockers, Shaving Mirror, Chairs, Mirrors, Sleds, Cradle, Salesman’s Sample Washing Machine, Several Horse Dress Bells, Sleigh Bells, Several 1950’s Bikes, Oak Mirror Top Bookcase, Old TVs, Many Old Tubes, Great Star Quilt and others, Early Tin Coke Sign, Fireman’s Overalls Friendship Fire Company, Birdsboro; Coffee Grinder, Early Turkey Dish Set, Sheet Music, 1950’s Children’s Clothing, Flags, Flow blue, Ironstone, Early Mixing Bowls, Volumes I & II Berks County History, Tins, Vintage men’s hats, Halloween, Vintage Plastic Christmas, Photo Postcards and Photos, Kids’ Greeting cards, Art Glass, Hull, Lenox, Depression Green and Pink, Yellowware Bowls, country items, Marbles, Dunlap Advertising Sign, Barn Wood, Lifesavers case, Old Store Tabletop Showcase, Marlboro Sign, Limoges, Sewing Patterns, Noritake Dish set, Oriental Tea set, Cast-Iron Figures, boxes of 50’s glassware, Ironright, Wooden Boxes, Records, Baskets, 12 ga. Shotgun, Car Radios, Birdsboro Bottles, Boxes and boxes of Linens, Paisley Scarf, Vintage clothing, Basement full of 50’s through 70’s saved items. Vintage Fishing items: Orvis Rod, Fly Rods, etc. BOOKS: Children’s, Early Christmas, Victorian Books, Civil War, more! There will be surprises! TOYS & DOLLS: McLoughlin Skirmish Game, Incredible Child’s Rocking Horse, Twenty Cast-Iron Cars, Arcade, Kenton, CastIron Harley-Davidson Motorcycle, ABC Picture Blocks, Paper Hatchets, CI Trains Pieces, lots of CI Parts, Wheels, Bubble-Cut Barbie, Midge, Ken, Skooter in original boxes, Buffy & Mrs. Beasley, great Barbie Shoes, and Accessories, Many Beautiful Composition Dolls, Hard Plastic, George Harrison Doll, Early Paper Dolls: Movie Stars, Barbie, Chatty Cathy, more! Child’s Piano, Tammy Pencil Box, boxes of Early Children’s Books, Happy Hollister’s, Janet Lemon, Annette, Old Games, Beatles, this attic was full … think 50’s and 60’s!!!! COINS: Sold at 1 P.M.: Mixture of US Coins: Half Cent to Dollars: Bust and Seated Halves, Barber Quarters, Morgans, Indian Head Pennies, Misc. currency. Donna Dargis of Somers Point, New Jersey: Attic Full of Old Prints, Paintings, Postcards, Boxes of Books, some early, Decorative Lamps, Figural items, Hooked Rugs, Decorative items, costume Jewelry, boxes to be sold at 8:30 A.M. … Must See. 12% Buyer’s Premium, 2% Discount Cash or Checks.
Selling for Several Prominent Estates from Lancaster & Lebanon Counties David & Elizabeth Coursin Est. ~ Goddard Beck Est. ~ John Conroy Est. SAT., JANUARY 21ST - 8:30 A.M. - Ant. & Collect. - Lg. Group Estate Silver To Be Sold & 8:30 A.M. Incl. Flatware, Bowls, Candlesticks, etc.; 2 Luigi Rist Prints - Potato Sprouts & Dandelions; Collection of 50+ 1930’s to 1970’s PA Fishing License; Blue Dec. Stoneware; 18th Century Icon; 8 Wallace Nutting Prints; Gaudy Ironstone; 2 Gold Wristwatches; Silver Eagle Coins; Orientalia Bowls, Carvings, Ivory, etc.; Good Oriental Parchment Prints & Roll-ups; Reading Beer Signs; Good Paintings & Prints; Lg. Boehm Bird Figurine; RR Lanterns; Lg. Sel. Country Wooden & Tinware; Agateware; Flo Blue & Transfer China; Christmas Collection ; Pink, Green & Yellow Dep. Glass; Lance & Planters Peanuts Store Jars; 6, 12, 16 Tube Candle Molds; Brass School Bells; Fishing Lures & Reels; Lg. Civil War Discharge; US Navy Sextant Mark II in Orig. Box; Scott Davis Pottery; Many More Items of Interest. 9 A.M. Box Lots - 10+ Wagons of Tools; Liners; China; Glassware; Books; etc. 10 A.M. Guns - Conroy Estate Guns; Mossberg Model 190 12 ga. Bolt; Colt Precision Police Revolver .38 cal; Winchester Model 68 22 cal. Bolt; Stevens Model 94 12 ga. Single; Marlin Model 80 .22 cal. Bolt; Remington Model 514 .22 cal. Bolt; Springfield Model 67 12 ga. Pump. 12 Noon Cars, Boat, Trailer - 1997 Mercedes S420 (garage kept); 1999 Lincoln Continental Cartier w/34,000 Orig. Miles (garage kept); 1986 Jeep CJ 7 304 V-8; 1986 Dodge D100 Custom Ram 2WD 3 spd.; 1977 Cadillac Fleetwood; 2004 6X10 Haulmark Cargo Trailer; 1959 Chrysler Fiberglass Boat w/Outboard Motor & Trailer. 12:30 P.M. Machine Shop Equip.; Lawn & Garden - see web-site for details. MONDAY, JANUARY 23RD - 12 Noon - Furniture: 300+ pcs. & Rugs - Very Good 10’x22’ Sarouk Palace Rug; Very Good PA Architectural 2-Part Walnut Dutch Cupboard w/2 - 6 Light Doors & H Hinges, 3 Light Center Style w/Bracket Feet; 2 pc. Pine Dutch Cupboard; Rare Set of 8 Henry Slaugh Chipp. Carved DR Chairs; 2 Pc. PA Corner Cupboard; Very Good 3 pc. Mahog. BR Suite w/Chest-onChest; Federal Tall Case Clock w/8-Day Dial Signed W. Scott Dundee; Hepplewhite Walnut Tall Case Clock w/30 hr. Movement Signed Sham Halifax; Federal Walnut 8-Day Tall Case Clock w/Painted Dial Signed Thos F. Joyce, Phila. John Wanamaker Mahog. Chime Clock; 2 Drawer PA Farm Table; 2 Cupboard Top Dry Sinks; Good Baltimore Style Hunt Board w/Bowfront & Bell Flower Inlay; Period Slant Front Desk; 9 pc. Mahog. DR Suite; 3 Sectional Stacking Bookcase; Mission Style Library Table; 2 Dry Sinks; Various Dovetailed Blanket Chests; Lg. Sel. Modern Furn. Incl. Bedding; LR Suites; 2 Oversized Lift Chairs; BR & Dinette Sets; Washer & Dryers; 3 Refrig.; Many More Items Unmentioned. See Web Site for Full Listing! Auctioneers: John M. Hess AU003484L John Carl Jr. AU005263L Phil Nissley AU002874L AY000253L 717-664-5238 or 877-599-8894 www.hess-auction.com
Ron Rhoads AU 002045L Eileen Rhoads AU 003750L
1667 Cider Press Rd.,
SATURDAY, JANUARY 28, 2012 at the Day’s Inn - 334 Arsenal Rd., YORK, PA 17402
Cars, Trailer, Guns, 2 Dutch Cupboards, 4 Tall Case Clocks, Estate Silver, Luigi Rist Prints, Machine Shop Equipment, Box Lots
Estate of Francis Grant Birdsboro, Donna Dargis of Somers Point, NJ
Selling 700+ Lots Of Rare Coins and Currency at Public Auction
Selling w/2 Auctioneers All Day
Directions: 20 Bonnie Brae Road (Rt. 724), Spring City, PA
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HUGE 2-DAY AUCTION
SPRING CITY, PA
383 Ben Franklin Hwy. W., DOUGLASSVILLE,
Tylersport Firehouse, 125 W. Ridge Rd. (Rt. 563) 18971 FURNITURE: Blanket chest, MT table, wdn. highchair, cedar chests, Oak slant front desk, Cherry DL table & hutch, Windsor type chairs, steamer truck, RCA radio, sofa, Cushman tables, sleigh bed, coffee & end tables, treadle sewing machine, brass headboard, kitchen set, desk, settee, bureau, lamps, rocker, pictures & prints. SMALLS: Majolica syrup pitcher, Carnival, Hobnail, milk & opalescent glass, sadirons, NY World’s Fair plate, Norman Rockwell sterling plates & silverware, Christmas, B&G & Bavarian plates, straight razors, ceramics & porcelain, stemware, postcards, photos, war ration books, Victory banjo, marbles, candy containers, Hummels, old eyeglasses, kero lamps, Hull, Mosemann’s peanut butter tin, store tins, water set, jardiniere & ped., jugs, crocks, chime clock, quilts, linens, 40’s Japanese kimonos, German bible & pipes, 1930’s pennants, Army handbooks & jacket, milk bottles, creamers, jars. TOYS: 1,200+ 1970’s comic books, Lionel cars, Lionel HO trains, HO Athearn train set, Williams Pullman cars, Aero Keen tool chest, Erector set, Little Red Riding Hood tin dish set, Panama Pile Driver game, Marx tin horse, View Master, games, 1900’s children’s books, Auburn & Gibs toys, dolls, Hess trucks, pencil boxes. MISC.: Freezer, refrig., 1940’s Singer sewing machine, metal detector, wagon jacks, sleds, sausage stuffer, Guardianware, elect. mower & heaters, tools. TERMS: CASH, CHECKS * 10% BUYER’S PREMIUM * FOOD RALPH D. FREED AUCTIONEERS, INC. AY002100 610-287-8901, freedauctions.com, auctionzip.com #3561 (photos) S729436
$2,250 (estimate $1,000 to $1,500). A persistent dealer on the phone was the winner of most of these coins, as well as a rare United States 1911-D Indian $2.50 quarter eagle gold piece. In nearly uncirculated condition, the coin hammered down at $6,200 (estimate $2,000 to $4,000). Other highlights in gold pieces an Lady’s Cartier were Art Deco dia- M S 6 4 + mond wrist- 1 9 2 7 watch Liberty ($21,000). head $20 d o u b l e eagle and an MS63 1904-S Liberty head $20 double eagle, both selling above estimate at $2,300. Over 80 lots of sterling and plate were offered in Saturday’s session with strong prices, especially for quality flatware sets and unique pieces. An 18th-century American silver tankard, attributed to Joseph Richardson of Philadelphia circa 1770 to 1780, was a highlight of the silver category. Estimated at $1,000 to
A lady’s Cartier Art Deco diamond wristwatch realized $21,000 in Cordier Auctions’ Two Day Antique & Fine Art Auction, the inaugural auction in their new auction facility. Other highlights of the sale included a 19th-century Flemish carved ivory tankard at $16,000 and a massive Chinese screen at $10,000. The 680 lot auction was held in Cordier’s 12,000 square foot offices and salesroom located at 1500 Paxton Street in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The multi-consignor sale featured items from over one hundred consignors - including estates and collectors. Over 300 people were in attendance dur-
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June 23: Americana & Fine Antiques featuring Virginia and the South
April 28: 18th & 19th Century Lighting featuring the Mendel collection of primitive lighting devices
April 29: 18th & 19th Century Lighting featuring part one of the Phillip Sullivan collection of 900+ lanterns
April 28: 18th & 19th Century Lighting featuring part two of the Meyer collection of early kerosene lamps
May 19: 18th & 19th Century Glass and an Lighting
February 18: Variety featuring Victorian, Arts & Crafts, County, Carnival Glass, etc.
January 28: Art & Victorian Glass, EAPG and Lighting
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Pocket watches did Pembroke table that featured exceptionally well including a book-end motif that has (Continued from page 10) an 18K James Nardin Locle at was an early butter dish that $2,250 (estimate $800 to been found on two other went to a successful internet $1,200), an 18K Vacheron & examples with Harrisburg provenance. Fittingly the bidder at just Constantin at table sold to a Harrisburg area under high esti$1,700 (esti- bidder just below high estimate at $950 mate $800 to mate at $850. A local dealer while a Tiffany $1,000) and a was the winning bidder of an flower holder 1 4 K Aesthetic Movement bedside sold for $1,100 A m e r i c a n table attributed to Herter to a dealer in Waltham PS Brothers at $1,100 (estimate the room. That Bartlett at $1,000 to $3,000) and a 19thsame bidder $1,600 (esti- century Italian desk and was also sucmate $800 to bookcase at $1,900 (estimate cessful on win$1,000). The $700 to $1,200) while an outning a large top lot of parcel gilt and VVS2 1.83 carat engagement j e w e l r y ring with side diamonds sterling silver was a nef at $1,500 ($11,000). VVS2 1.83 while an intercarat round brilliant cut net bidder came away with a diamond engagement ring large William B. Durgin with side diamonds set in seven piece tea set at $8,500. platinum. Purchased at the Saturday’s session fin- well-known Philadelphia company J.E. Caldwell in 1956, the ring sold just above high estimate at $11,000. Other highlights of jewelry included a Victorian gold and diamond bangle bracelet at $1,800 (estimate $1,000 to $1,200) and a 14K gold and gemstone figural dragon ring realizing its high estimate of $1,200. Sunday’s ses- 19th-century Italian desk & booksion of the two day case ($1,900). auction included furniture and rugs, of-state bidder in the room lighting, clocks and came away with a set of six Massive Chinese rosewood screen fine, Asian, and ethno- Centennial Chippendale side graphic art. While fur- chairs at $1,400 (estimate ($10,000). niture prices have been ished up with jewelry and soft over the last few years, $1,000 to $1,400). Asian arts continued to watches. Watches especially some strengthening seemed to show strong results. One of saw several strong results. In the top lots of the aucthis category was the top tion was a massive, lot of the two day auction, palace sized Chinese a lady’s Cartier Art Deco carved and gilded platinum, 18K gold and rosewood screen. diamond wristwatch. With Estimated at $1,500 an inscription dated 1919 to $3,000, interest in and in fine original condithe screen was cention, the wristwatch was tralized among severset with 30 diamonds and al Asian bidders retained its original ribbon online who bid the band with jeweled clasp. piece to its final hamBidding opened online at mer price of $10,000. $3,250 with several phone Among ivory offerbidders quickly jumping ings were two lots of in. Despite the Internet Chinese carved puzbids dropping out at zle balls that well $9,000, bidding continued exceeded their estiquickly and strongly between two phone bidders 1746 Oxford Furnace fireback ($7,500). mates with one selling for $2,000 (estiuntil the winner, a bidder in be evident in this sale. Of mate $300 to $500) and the New York, prevailed at local interest was a rare other $800 (estimate $100 to $21,000 to a round of Harrisburg Hepplewhite applause. (Continued on page 13)
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skull was not made with hand tools, as would be the case with a pre-Columbian piece, but rather with a rotary cutting wheel and hard abrasives. Moreover, the quartz itself contained a tiny deposit of a synthetic abrasive that identified the type of wheel used to make the piece - that wheel, made of a bonded material, wasn’t in use until the mid-twentieth century. It was determined that the skull was made in the 1960s. When the skull was originally received by the Smithsonian, it prompted a study of archival documents related to other crystal skull acquisitions. Interestingly, a crystal skull acquired by the British Museum in the late 19th century along with the sale of several other crystal skulls had all come from antiquities dealer Eugene Boban. Clearly, an analysis of the crystal skull in the British Museum was in order, although records showed that it that had been “acquired in 1897 from Tiffany and Co., New York, through Mr.
George Frederick Kunz” (www.britishmuseum.org). However, Boban was mentioned in documentation of the skull’s line of ownership: According to the British Museum’s website, one of Kunz’s publications documented the chain of ownership as having been bought by an English collector from a Spanish officer who brought the skull with him from Mexico before the French occupation; it was then acquired by French antiquities dealer Eugene Boban; at some later time, it was purchased by Tiffany and Co. Top experts from the British Museum, the Smithsonian, and the Department of Earth Sciences and Geography at Kingston University in Surrey, England, collaborated in the examination of the skull. The skull was compared to that of an authentic, documented pre-Columbian rock crystal goblet. Once again, evidence showed that this skull had also been worked with a rotary cutting wheel and hard abrasives, but there was one
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thing more: Raman spectroscopy discovered particular chlorite inclusions that are not found in Mexican quartz, but rather in quartz from Brazil, which was first exported to Germany in the 1930s, and also in quartz from Madagascar, which was imported by France in the late 18th century. However, quartz crystals of the size required to craft the skull weren’t obtainable until the end of the 19th century, a perfect fit with the skull’s acquisition in 1897. The moral of these and so many other similar stories? Don’t think it can’t happen to you, and don’t fret if it does you’re in good company. Make sure you purchase expensive collectibles from reputable sources that will refund your money if the piece proves to be fake, and use any such erroneous purchases as a new lesson in collecting. Then make sure to share your new-found knowledge with other collectors so they don’t make the same mistake too. All images via Wikipedia.
GREAT ANTIQUES EXTRAVAGANZA AUCTION SATURDAY, JANUARY 21ST - 10:01 A.M. DANIEL A. CARTER INC. AUCTION & EVENT CENTER
ALLEGANY, NEW YORK
(On exit 24 ramp - Off Int. 86), (Int. 86) 70 Miles South of Buffalo - 90 Miles East of Erie, PA (Int. 86)
- www.carterauctions.com We will be featuring a “marvelous” lifelong estate discovered deep in the hills of Bradford, PA - having not seen daylight for nearly 100 years, along with some outstanding cherished family heirlooms of over 4 generations - hand-picked by Dan making this a real heart pounding, exciting auction, like never before!!! ORIGINAL COUNTRY PRIMITIVES IN OLD PAINT: Robin egg blue ptd. tavern table (scarce); fabulous 2 pc. ptd. stepback cupboard; outstanding country ptd. bench w/unusual cutouts, early 12 tin punch tin pie safe, salmon/red ptd. 2 door jam cupboard, olive green 1 door jam cupboard, ptd. lift top mule chest; robin egg blue ptd. child’s blanket box (rare), early ptd. tiered crock bench; hanging 1 door cupboard in old pt.; 2 door screen pie safe in pt.; wonderful tole ptd. porch bench; mustard yellow ptd. washstand; early 2 board top hutch table in salmon paint w/drawer; 2 pc. stepback cupboard in red; 1 door jam cupboards, Burk’s county cherry 2 pc. 16 windowpane corner cupboard (old varnish), Pennsylvania Dutch cupboard w/18 windowpane door, old varnish (extra nice), superb 2 pc. windowpane, arch door corner cupboard (varnish); blind door 7’ corner cupboard; unusual 6 drawer chimney cupboard, cherry/bird’s-eye dressing table; solid tiger maple 2 drawer stand (orig. varnish), cherry 1 & 2 dr. stands, burled curly maple dressing table w/ mirror; lift top mule chest; mahogany/tiger maple Pembroke table; early walnut cheat top table; 6 tiger maple chairs, tiger maple cherry chest w/chimney back; cherry Eastlake drop front secretary; early chest-on-chest highboy w/claw ft. (old varnish); solid tiger maple 2 dr. stand (nice). OUTSTANDING COBALT BLUE DECORATED STONEWARE COLLECTION: Museum quality Salesman’s sample 4” decorated churn (exc. cond. rare); T. Harrington, Lyons; J. Fisher 8 gal. churn w/blue; Hamilton & Jones, Greensboro; N. Clark, Mt. Morris ovoid; J. Burger, Rochester; West Troy pottery; Fort Edward - Haxton & Co. 4 gal. churn; Burger & Lang, Rochester; Geddes, NY; Brewer & Halm, Havana; Norton - Bennington, VT; M. Woodruff Cortland 6 gal.; Cowden & Wilcox, Harrisburg; J. Heiser, Buffalo; Olean Montell jug, early PA covered cake crock w/blue slip (rare); Hamilton & Jones 6 gal. churn w/stenciling. COUNTRY STORE PIECES 9’ country store Indian cigar statue (rare); spectacular country General Store 7’ oak bean/seed counter w/bin drawers (makes a great kitchen counter); country store 5’ tall oak 3 door icebox (extra nice); oak 2 pc. blind door cupboard; general store 8’ oak stepback dry goods display cupboard; oak billiards pool stick rack holder; 3 National brass store cash registers; oak country store ladder; workbench w/butcher’s block top & vise (super for the kitchen), wonderful petite butcher’s block (awesome size), hanging store light fixture; large butcher’s meat hook w/cow, butcher’s 3 pc. meat hook, Liberty Root Beer barrel dispenser (rare); wooden store sign “Bernat Yarn”; Philco adv. spinner clock; sweet Cuba tobacco store tin; lg. Blanks coffee tin display; wooden ptd. coffee bin; Murphy hardware match holder; oak country store showcase. HIGHLY SOUGHT AFTER COUNTRY PRIMITIVES & COLLECTIBLES: Rare - 3” Schuco bear perfume bottle; wooden burl bowls; Deldare Buffalo pottery; great Navaho rugs; painted wooden dough bowls w/ladles; FANTASTIC child’s “Yale” buckboard in old paint w/stenciling - circa 1860’s (exceptional condition); salmon ptd. pantry box; wooden churn in blue paint; wooden pull to market cart in green paint; zinc lined oak dry sink (very unusual); John Clark Jr. 6 drawer spool cabinet; early ptd. snuff box (rare), early pull toys; quilts; Coca-Cola tip tray; Mohair 20” bear w/ unusual open mouth; jointed 10” bear; child’s sled w/blue bird; fruit jars; 16’ old town birch canvas canoe (very sound); pre-Civil war 40,240 piece quilt; wooden carved duck decoys; snowshoes; dome top trunks w/pictorial tray inserts; Rogersware “Wounded to the rear”; lg. Enterprise coffee grinder (1 of several); adorable child’s 2 door cupboard; “Kerr” 6 dr. spool cabinet; framed lg. Muskie fish behind glass; Adams synchronological 1876 history map; lg. collection Cornish kitchenware (rare); cast-iron doorstops; Hubley toy telephone truck w/orig. box; collection oak wall phones/stick phones; lg. wooden platform rocking horse; matching pr. Vict. iron garden urns; excellent postcard/ trade cards; hanging spice box; extraordinary Vict. brass bed (fancy); 1860’s Bradley & Hubbard ornate cast-iron umbrella hall stand w/mirror (scarce); mustard ptd. spinning wheel; bucket bench in pumpkin paint; early Halloween collection; zinc cow directional with pigeon blood red insulator; marble collection, Putnam die tin display w/orig. contents; oak thread cabinet; Iroquois Indian head buffalo bear store adv.; Roseville hanging planters; ptd. pantry boxes; ptd. footstools; 1836 signed coverlets; FABULOUS North American Insurance sign (rare); folk art church with bell; lg. collection early military buttons; cast-iron black slave yard jockey; oak hanging corner cupboard; lg. cheese basket; collection encampment medals; rare Ruler rock glass insulator; powder flasks; Salesman’s sample C.I. “eagle” stove; Jersey wooden coffee box; wicker baskets; Meerschaum carved pipes; baseball cigarette silks; lg. o/c portrait w/Eastlake frame. GREAT ADVERTISING: Dad’s Root Beer sign; Texaco porcelain fire chief; lg. 5’ round porcelain Texaco service station sign; rare - porcelain Jersey ice cream sign; Portville - very rare!!! Duffy’s cough syrup; Grauley’s Frank Mayo 5¢ cigar; Butte City Leader cigar 5¢ banner; Atlas tire sign; fresh egg (Laynbust sign); Soconey Motor Oil porcelain 2 sided gas station sign; Helmar cigarette porcelain sign; Ford Motors porcelain dbl. sided sign; lg. Mobil flying Pegasus horse sign (scarce); lg. 1930’s framed Pepsi-Cola adv. litho framed; porcelain “Bell Telephone” signs; Jukebox; collector wooden fish lures; bayonet swords; Richmond Batt. op. brass fan (rare); early Evinrude boat motor; old Nazi/German paper cards; Nazi helmets; medal, etc.; excellent oak/gilt picture frames; Griswold Heutestar waffle maker (rare); early black/white photo of planes/boats, etc. INDIAN ARTIFACTS: RARE - Marycopa polychrome vase (museum quality); hanging burled wooden bowl; Indian woven wedding basket; Navaho 11’ runner; French Indian trade beads; arrowhead collection; Indian dolls (Kachina). ART POTTERY: Weller coppertone frog planter (rare); Roseville art pottery collection; Rozane, lg. Van Briggle vase, pr. woodland Weller owl wall pockets. FATHER TIME PIECES: Ithaca dbl. dial shelf clock; unique lt. marquetry wall clock; Waterbury; Seth Thomas; adv. clocks; Chicago neon adv. clock; numerous pocket watches incl. 23 jewel; Seth Thomas, Art Deco; etc. WORKS OF ART: Large o/c master floral still-life w/parrot - signed. Wahl (exc.), prim. chicks painting (att. B. Austrian); gilt framed ship painting - o/c signed. W. Cassidy; sheep painting signed. J. Fries’ prim. cow painting (signed. Taylor); pansy o/c yard long; Maxfield Parrish; early pen etchings. LIGHTING: 2 Pairpoint reverse painted lamps; Handel slag boudoir lamp; outstanding Bradley & Hubbard cherub lamp w/ball shade; B&H adj. piano lamps; hanging chandeliers; student lamps; breathtaking 4’ diam. crystal prism chandelier; fabulous art glass slag paneled mahog. floor lamp; L.C.T. Tiffany Aurene art glass salt dips; Royal Worcester porcelain sugar; fine sterling overlaid art glass pitcher; museum quality Wave Crest floral dresser box (master size); Cranberry pickle castor/cruets; Vict. silver cruet w/bell, lg. cut glass rose bowl, Royal Bayreuth tapestry; Lladros; sterling silver; gold/sterling/diamond estate jewelry; solid gold 21⁄2 dollar coin; gold thimbles; costume jewelry; porcelain cherub candelabras; porcelain H.P. punch bowl; beaded purse; lg. marble pedestal; Wave Crest powder jar; porcelain bisque dolls; Flow Blue teapots; Cranberry Hobnail art glass; 10 pc. Northwood custard glass; Oriental carpets (room size - small), Frederic Remington bronze “Bucking Bronco”; 28 pocket watches incl. 23 jewel pocket watch/Seth Thomas; turquoise silver; Caramel glass. ARTS & CRAFT: Stickley 9 pc. dining room suite - china - 60” table - 6 chairs - buffet - original, clean, scarce (from local Cuba, NY estate); fabulous lg. hanging Arts & Crafts chandelier; lg. Van Briggle vase; Art & Crafts oak shelf clock; Hammered metal lamps; lg. oak Mission wall mirror w/ hooks; Stickley 3 pc. oak settle set; Arts & Crafts oak reading lamp w/8 panel slag glass & acorn pulls (sharp). FABULOUS AMERICAN VICTORIAN OAK FURNITURE: “Northwind” solid oak curve glass china cabinet w/lg. claw ft. (pristine - orig. varnish); 1 of 3, “Northwind” oak carved server (unusual); “Northwind” oak hooded china buffet w/roaring lion’s heads - curve glass (unique); rare, oak 3⁄4 size Barrister bookcase - sweet/clean/original; spectacular matching oak leaded stacking bookcases w/drawers & orig. varnish & claw ft.; fabulous oak acorn leaf carved double door chamber bookcase/secretariat (the best seen in years), oak 3 pc. high back bedroom suite w/ applied carvings (exc. set); lady’s oak “S” rolltop desk w/mirror (cute size); numerous oak 3, 4 & 6 section Barrister bookcases; sq. tiger lamp table w/massive glass claw ball feet, fancy oak parlor tables/ stands; oak plant pedestals, golden oak lift top hall seat w/mirror & hooks (real sharp). VICTORIAN WALNUT/MAHOGANY FURNITURE: ca. 1890’s Vict. burled walnut cylinder roll secretary desk w/bookcase top (hard-to-find); Vict. marble top commode, Vict. carved Angel Best uph. parlor chairs, mahog. Dr.’s dental cabinet; mahog. carved base flip top game table; Vict. marble top tables - incl. turtle top; mahog. Empire drop leaf sewing stand; Vict. walnut music cabinet w/mirror gallery; mahog. Hepplewhite 2 dr. dressing stand; lg. mahog. hairy paw Empire chest; mahog. standing cheval mirror. Auction Terms: Cash/check - Credit Cards - Premium Sale - Removal Sale Day. Auction Preview - Sat. 8:00 A.M.-10 A.M. or call for private appt. **Phone Bidding arrangements make 2 days prior to auction** Loading Auction Staff Available - Delivery Arrangements Available Kitchen Open with Fresh Food / Homemade Pies *** DOORS PRIZES *** AUCTIONEERS: Daniel A. Carter, Howard Byer,
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Donald Benz, Tanner Papasergi AUCTIONEER’S COMMENTS: Extraordinary sale featuring many categories. Approx. 600 plus lots. We will be adding photos daily as Dan is continuously picking up items from these homes and estates - and the discoveries keep coming!!!
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www.antiquesandauctionnews.net $1,000) and a Moser gilt and enameled green glass pitcher at $500 (estimate $100 to $200). Over 90 lots of fine art were offered, including paintings, bronzes, prints and photographs. Overall results were within estimate. The top lot of art was a large oil on canvas by Emile Albert Gruppe (American, 1896-1978) entitled Bright Gloucester Morning though the final bid of $4,500 was below its
urns realizing $3,650 and $2,400 while a group of three small urns hammered down at $1,100. Other highlights of decorative arts included a 19th-century
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$200). Other highlights included a small Chinese Export Masonic bowl at $900, a Chinese cloisonné moon flask at $1,000 and a pair of Chinese famille jaune eggshell vases at $650. Decorative arts provided two of the top lots of the two day sale. The first was a castiron fireback dated 1746 and made at the Oxford Furnace in Warren County, Albert Gruppe New Jersey. One of the Emile (American, 1896earliest known exam- 1978) ($4,500). ples and with provenance to an East (Continued on page 14) French gilt bronze jardinière at $1,400 (estimate $500 to Millstone, New Jersey mansion, the fireback well exceeded its $1,000 to $2,000 estimate, selling appropriately to a New Jersey bidder for $7,500. The other was a 19thcentury Flemish carved ivory tankard. The tankard, consigned by a local estate, was intricately carved with scenes of Bacchanalia and putti and carried a pre-auction estimate of $10,000 to $15,000. The piece opened strongly with an online absentee bid of • 3 P.M. $13,000 and while there was much interest in the room, MULTI-ESTATE LOTS OF QUALITY w/MORE COMING bidding remained entirely on the Internet with the final bid Highlights To Include: Pewter, Oak Store Counter, Coke Cooler, Stoneware, Early Ironware, Early Lighting, of $16,000 coming from a Woodenware, English Furniture, & Much More. Large live online bidder in Brazil. Variety Coins. Large Auction With Lots Of Quality. Several lots of Sevres were offered including two pairs of large gilt bronze
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We are looking to start the New Year off with a bang and have collected copious amounts of estate goodies for all you sellers and collectors. Artwork and Prints: 1910 chromolitho prints, Decorative, some oils + asstd. mediums. Early Godey Fashion Prints Ribbon Lady artwork in Victorian Mahogany frame. Paper - Postcards: Colorful Victorian Die Cut and Mechanical Valentines, Fred Thompson handcolored interior photo, 500 pg. Instruction course for neophyte Newspaper Reporters circa 1940, Industrial & Space Photos, cabinet cards, other early photos. Pcs. Incl. Christmas, Easter, July 4th, NJ PA locales. Reference books. Glass: Depression Glass, 1910 Ruby Flash creamer, Cranberry custard glass lampshade, Ruby Cut-to-clear Vase, Art glass Paperweights. Pottery - Porcelain: Nice selection of American Art Pottery, Copper Lustreware, Purinton, nice selection of German - Occ. Jap. Figurines, Naughty Victorian Lady Turtle trinket box Misc.: Advertising thermometer - Bishop’s Dairies, Riverside NJ, Large World’s Fair tip tray, collection of antique corporate seal embossers. Spectacular 1880’s sewing notions. Many buttons, Mayor Rizzo Liberty Bell Presentation piece, Early colorful sampler, Glass Washboard, Degenhart S&P shaker sets in orig. early wood box, Sunkist machine-age juicer, Antique-vintage Christmas Putz, ornaments, candy containers, etc., Victorian stuffed duckling. Jewelry & Coins: Always a nice selection of vintage and obsolete coins aswell-as Fine & Costume estate jewelry, Harilela’s Evening Bag MIB. Directions: From North - Rt. 295 S. to Burlington/Mount Holly Exit. 541 North/west toward Burlington. Once in Burlington City, 541 becomes High St. Continue on High St. into Burlington, cross Rt. 130. Turn left on West Pearl - last left you can make. VFW is about 2 blocks up on right. From Phila.: 95 N. to Betsy Ross Bridge, cross into New Jersey. Rt. 130 N. for about 10 miles. Left on High St. (Rt. 541). Follow above directions. Look for white signs. Food available on site. Terms: Cash or Check w/proper ID. No Buyer’s Premium. New Jersey sales tax collected w/o a valid resale number. Questions? Call 609-877-6843. E-mail to email@example.com. Day of sale please call 609-560-3247. Auctioneer not responsible for accidents. S729441
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French Singing Automaton Bird Clock SOLD! $38,000
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Baccarat Zenith 48 light chandelier ($15,000).
was the successful bidder on all with selling prices of $900, $1,000, $1,800 and $1,400. Lighting and clocks concluded Sunday’s session. Of Antoine Chintreuil (French, 1814-1873) ($2,750).
VARIETY AUCTION Antiques - Toys - Primitives SUNDAY, JANUARY 22 AT 11 A.M.
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Jim Racine Auctioneer 410-658-9720
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Preview: 10 A.M. thru auction 1500 Paxton Street,
HARRISBURG, PA 17104
COLLECTIBLES: 2 pcs. Niloak Pottery; 3 pcs. Roseville; Brass Samovar; Nice Art Pottery Table Lamp w/Birds; Heisey Basket; Flow Blue; EAPG Goblets; Autographs: Yogi Berra, Joe DiMaggio, Don Mattingly; Pink & Green Depression Glass; 1931 Optician’s Set; Cut Glass; Quilts; Native American Pottery; White Ironstone; Dresden Type Figurines; Capo-diMonte; Playboys; Satsuma Vase; Coors Beer Tap; Hall Bowls; Bronze Plaque; Mahjong Set; 1960’s TV Radio Magazines; Haviland Limoges Plates; Wild Birds of the World; Chocolate Pot; Mike Veon Former PA State Representative: Chair, Sign, & More! Royal Doulton Figurines; Constitution Clock; Elvis Gold Record; Labatt’s Blue Neon Sign. TOYS: Cast Iron: Motorcycle, Steam Shovel, Tow Truck & Champion Gas Truck; Tootsietoy Dollhouse Furniture; Pressed Steel: Heinz Rice Cakes Truck, Wyandotte Pickup; 2 M Steiff Sets; Composition Bunnies; Barbies w/Cases; 2 “Go-Cars”; Monopoly Game; Tootsietoy Cars; 2 Spice Girl Dolls. ARTWORK: Prints & Paintings; Picasso Lithograph w/COA; Robert Redbird Watercolor; C. Zowara; de Zurbaran; Prints: Yamagata; Jay Hall; M. Patinian; Large 8’ by 4’ Circus Art by Morgan; Victorian Chromos; RC Gorman 68/100; The Yale Fence; 2 Bull Durham Posters; Fashion Prints; David Lenken 501/950; Honoré Daumier Lithograph. PRIMITIVES: Pewter incl. Early Plates; Painted Tin Tray; Set of Nesting Yellowware Bowls; Stoneware & Redware; Candle Molds; Punched Tin Lamp; Kitchenware incl. Dominoes; Hand-Forged Iron Kitchenware; Early Brass Candlesticks; Transferware; Bone Handle Flatware; Williamsburg Brass Sconces; Silhouette; Ebony & Bone Dominoes. HOUSE & OTHER: 2 Silver-plated Flatware Sets; Asian Figural Lamps; Small Sentry Safe; Purses: L. Claiborne, Fossil, Italian Leather; Perfumes; Gun Holsters; Ammo; Archery Set; Cased Pool Cue; Dinnerware: 81 pcs. Noritake Azalea; Sheffield Classic Blue Franciscan; Riviera; Imperial Seville. MUSICAL: Hohner Accordion; Harmonicas; Conn Alto Saxophone; Oboe; Lareno Accordion. Visit www.CordierAntiques.com for photos & more details. David Cordier, Directions: From 83 S. 17th St. Exit, Left onto 17th St., Right onto Paxton; AU005321 From 83 N. 13th St. Exit, Right onto 13th St., Right onto Paxton. 10% Buyer’s Premium. Terms: Cash, PA checks. Out-of-state checks 717-731-8662 w/prior approval. VISA & MasterCard. Food concession by Taste of the Nations.
Keystone Auctions, LLC 1831 Philadelphia Scherenschnitte
HUGE QUARTERLY MULTI ESTATE ANTIQUE - ART - MILITARY COINS - JEWELRY - TRAIN & COLLECTABLES AUCTION TH Auction Date: SATURDAY, JANUARY 28 , 2012 AUCTION TIME: 8 A.M. Location: York Fairgrounds, Horticultural Hall, 334 Carlisle Avenue,
YORK, PA 17404
1973 Porsche 914
Preview Times: Thurs., Jan. 26th (12 Noon-6 P.M.), Fri., Jan. 27th (9 A.M.-5 P.M.), Sat., Jan. 28th (7 A.M.-8 A.M.) Some items include - A 1973 Porsche 914 (super clean), over 180 lots of antique period, country & antique style furniture, York County 1800 Jacob Hostetter Tall Case & 18th C. Alex R. Mitchel Glasgow Tall Case Clock, York County Queen Anne tavern table, Folk Art, Iron, Stoneware, Sterling Silver, Early Stamp Collection, Clocks & Parts, Pocket Watches, Fine Oriental Rugs, Brass, Jeweler Liquidation (presses, casting spinners, 10k, 14k, 18k, 24k fine & costume jewelry over 180 lots), Porcelain, Fine Art, Philadelphia Scherenschnitte dated 1831 (paper-cut), Quilts & Jacquard Coverlets, Military (Guns, Insignia, Nazi, Civil War Letters +), vending, Huge Train Collection, Lots of high grade coins & ungraded coins (100s of silver dollars + CC silver dollars, Indian Head gold $3, proof sets), World’s Fair items, Sports Memorabilia, huge collection of Longaberger® Baskets, much much more.
Auctioneers: Garrett Klinger, Steve Wilt, Heino Koberg, Kim Hemmingway Questions Call Garrett Klinger (owner operator) 717-755-8954, Klinger’s Keystone Auctions LLC AH001891
www.AuctionZip.com Auctioneer ID #19814 www.AuctionsByKeystone.com Want to bid online go to http://www.liveauctioneers.com/browse/seller/GBK585 online catalogue available January 14th, Terms & Conditions will be available online & the day of the sale, A Buyer’s Premium of 15% for Good Check, Cash & Same Day Pickup will be charged.
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Alex Mitchel Glasgow Tall Case Clock
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Partial Listing: 2 George Nelson/Herman Miller Chairs w/footstool, Heywood-Wakefield table, sideboard, 4 chairs, HW Vanity, Schmidt & Madsen table/2 chairs, Eames style chairs, Miller lamp table, Tiger maple tilttop stand, Claw foot Federal style chest, Oak: Side-by-side Larkin Desk, Cherry 5 pc. bedroom set, Hand painted custom Pewter cupboard, reproduction banded top table w/6 Chippendale style chairs, 7.5’ Oak Farm table, Zen china cabinet, Oak china cabinet, set of 4 iron DR chairs, leather sofa, recliners, Com. Treadle sewing machine, park bench, 4 Delaware Park bronzes, Brass/Iron bread rack, Parrot cage, Mantel clocks, 3 Lg. Swan decoys, duck decoys, advertising tins, bottles, boxes, lg. copper apple butter kettle, Civil War spoon, Gorham solid sterling silver vase w/glass insert, French sterling creamer ca. 1760, silver candlesticks, American Fostoria, Depression, Fenton, Carnival glass, crystal, 4 nice blue decorated stoneware crocks and 2 jugs, art pottery, steins, artwork by local & listed artists, signed & numbered prints & lithographs, etchings, watercolors, oil paintings, Deco & Chippendale style mirrors, tools, toolboxes, DeWalt generator, chainsaws, Torpedo heater, wood foundry cog molds, Sports memorabilia, Stewart/Warner Radio, dolls & accessories, rare salesman’s sample grill, Day basket, Spinet piano, love seat sleeper, toys, games, old Christmas decorations, Guardianware, enamelware, old oriental rug, Karastan rug, new merchandise, Murano Elephants, mirror sconces, linens, shell sculptures, Belgian rug, new storm door, 2003 Chevy Ext. Cab Pickup 100,000 mile in great condition, plus much more. Preview online www.JimRacineAuctions.com for updates & photos Inspection: Fri., Jan. 20th, 3 P.M. to 5 P.M. Doors open 8 A.M. day of sale Terms: 13% Buyer’s Premium. 3% disc. for payments in Cash or check. Visa/MC accepted.
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estimate of $6,000 to $8,000. There were however several pleasant surprises, the first being an oil on wood landscape by Antoine Chintreuil (French, 1814-1873). Estimated at $700 to $900, the painting inspired strong bidding between a phone bid-
der and an online bidder with the phone bidder, a collector in New York, prevailing at $2,750. Another surprise was four lots of 19th-century grand tour gouaches. Depicting various Italian scenes and each estimated at $200 to $400, bidding again came down to the phone versus online. This time, a New York collector on the phone
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Books, Stamps, and Ephemera Auction Friday, January 27, 2012 - 4 P.M.
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HUGE ESTATE AUCTION
Sugar Ray Robinson promotional program, cabinet card of “Gentleman” Jim Corbett, Nazi photographs, books, etc., including autographed photo of Luftwaffe Ace Werner Molders, 1st edition of The Naked and the Dead by Norman Mailer, mid 20th C. science fiction magazines, three volume set filled with cabinet cards from the Union Lodge #121 F.&A.M., 1st day covers, U.S. and foreign stamps, book sets including ten volume set Crowned Masterpieces of Literature 1902, the Novels of Victor Hugo, History of Beacon Lights 1884, eight volume set of Works of Charles Sumner 1873, Reminiscences of Abraham Lincoln 1889, mid 19th C. railroad ephemera, and more.
2007 Ford Focus, Deere Yard Tractor, Model Trains, Railroad Items, Postcards, Photos, Tools, Cat Collection
Saturday, January 21 at 10 A.M. 31 Monocacy Creek Rd., Birdsboro, PA 19508
2 Auctioneers will run - Doors open at 9 A.M. Food & Restrooms - Blizzard Date 1/28/12
Check Web at (Auctioneer #1241) for flyer & pictures Seller: Joseph Wamsher Estate, Birdsboro, PA - Terry Weiler, Reading, PA (Executor & Estate Attorney) Sale Order: Tools & HH 1st; Postcards & Pictures at 11:30 A.M., Car & Deere Tractor at Noon, RR Trains & Items at 1 P.M., Furniture at 3 P.M. Terms: Cash, Check, MC, Visa, Discover - Buyer’s Premium 3% for credit card or checks, 0% for cash - No Sales Tax. S729391
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240 HATCHERY RD. IN Located 5 miles E. of York, PA, take Rt. 30 E. to the Hallam Exit. Go south to light and turn left. Go thru Hallam Boro to Accomac Rd. on left. Turn left and go 1 mile to Hatchery Rd. on right. Signs posted. Secretary desk, tables & chairs, safe, Treadmill, Whitney spinet piano, 1950’s Admiral TV, bookcases, TVs, school desk, computer desks, mortised benches, lamps, child’s oak rolltop desk, cobbler’s bench, toy box, sofas, chairs, rope beds, children’s rockers & chairs, birdcage, fake fireplace & mantel, etc., 250+ 1/43 scale Matchbox, Winross & Franklin Mint cars & trucks, Hess trucks, oak doll chestof-drawers & washstand, vintage life preserver, Griswold grinder, cherry seeders, 10 PB glasses, lots of models, metal dollhouses, tambourines, books, hats, Snoopy collectibles, masks, 50 folding & sheath knives, coll. spoons, postcards, Woods M. Washington plates, sterling candlesticks & bowls, sets of china to incl. Lamberton, Noritake, Pfaltzgraff, linens, Royal Doulton Toby mugs, coll. plates, Christmas items, records, dolls, old Valentines & cards, toothpick holders, baby dishes, Dep. glass, jugs & crocks, White Mountain ice cream freezer, sets of flatware, Boyds bears, Cherished Teddies Encore Snowman collections, watchmaker’s staking set & other items, Carnival glass, pattern glass, sewing items, baskets, pet carriers, bench drill press, Ryobi sander, Delta band saw, hand & power tools, 2 Jazzy mobility scooters, two rooms of box lots. Coins to incl.: (2) 1851 $1 gold, 1853 $2.50 gold, 1908 $5 gold, (9) 1953 $2.00 red seal notes, (1) $5 red seal note, 1997 $100 silver proof ingot, foreign coins, Better Jewelry to incl. 14k diamond bracelets, 10+ rings, earrings, necklaces, also from the Hartenstein-Weaver Estate - 14k carousel charm, 14k 3 row diamond wedding band, lady’s quartz wristwatch w/sterling & turquoise band, 14k consistory ring, 14k initial ring, 14k horse charm, 14k ankle bracelet, SS charm bracelet, 18k lady’s carved wedding band, 14k antique filigree bar pin w/3 diamonds, 14k chain, 14k elephant pendant on plated chain. We are just starting to unpack. Check our website at www.toomeyauction.com or www.auctionzip.com #1893 for additions and photos. Preview: Sunday evening from 6 to 8 P.M. TERMS: CASH OR APPROVED PA CHECK, VISA, MC, DISC. AMEX. Collector cars sell at 10:00 A.M. Jewelry and coins sell at 12 Noon, Furniture sells at 4:00 P.M.
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ANTIQUES and collectibles AUCTION 10 A.M. -
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 25TH
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POTTSTOWN, PA 19464
Paint Decorated Victorian Bedroom Set. Oak Chests. Iron & Oak Victorian Bench. Rope Bed. Tramp Art. Carved English Armchair. Victrola VV-8. Three Victorian Washstand. Dovetailed Blanket Chest. Lane Chest. 14’x10’ Semi Antique Heriz w/Losses. Three Modern Room Size Oriental Carpets. Pair Of Mantel Shelves. Victorian Wardrobes. Double Bookcase. Gun Cabinet. Barn Fresh Rockers And Chairs. Piano Stools. Estey Church Organ. Quilt Stand. Quilts. Quilting Books. Hopewell Furnace Toy Stove. Antique George Washington Print. Chester County Maps. Harper’s Spanish War. Civil War Book. “Sweet Shawnee” 25¢ Slot Machines. Philco Radio. Used Furniture. Brass Trumpet F. Besson, London. “King” Brass Horn, White Co. Another Installment Of Interesting Primitives And Unusual Items From Mr. Brunt’s Personal Museum Of Early American Utilitarian Contraptions And Naturalistic Oddities. Copper & Brass Shot Flasks. Powder Horns. Horn Boxes, Carving Set. Eight Antique Axe Heads, Including Fairmont Park Ax. WWI Tank Ashtray. Unique Match Safes. Woven Eel Traps. Muskrat Traps. Trap By Nash Of Kalamazoo. Advanced Collection Of Antique Mouse And Rat Traps. Fly Traps, Various Kinds. Cherry Stoner. Pistol Grip Noodle Cutter. Ice Shavers. Potato Seeder. Sausage Press No. 1 & Two Enterprise Presses. Reading Apple Peeler No. 2b. Wagner Kettle. Good Selection Iron Cookware. Two Tin Fireplace Rotisseries. Agate Fish Steamer. Lg. Trays. Painted Tin Oil Lamp. Rug Beaters. Forged Shears. Iron Toddy Stick. Custer Balance Scale. Wooden Measurers. Slaw Board. Butter Churn. Butter Molds. Push-up Candlesticks. Candle Mold. Baskets. Lamp Chimney Cleaners. Bee Smoker. Wicker Dome Hive. Mini Collection Of Tabletop Iron Crimpers And Fluters, American Brand Among Others. Wool Combs. Barn Lanterns. Bull Leads. Whip Holder. Huckster’s Horn. Brass Bells. Bullet Molds. Auto Lamps. Clip-on Searchlight. Black Jack. Antique Chisel w/ Shoulder Stock. Wooden Foot Valve. Tin & Wood Pump. Amphibious Mounts. Collection Of CARNIVAL CHALK FIGURES. Uncle Sam And “I Got My Jap” Soldier. Two Superman Figures. Lone Ranger, Popeye, Cinderella. More Comic Character Figures In Compo And Wood. Early PA Redware Crocks And Jugs. Redware By Contemporary Artisans: Breininger, Foltz, Jugtown Pottery, Etc. GLASS: Nippon Plate w/Indian Portrait. Grouping Of Pink Fluted Hobnail. Glass Baskets. Simon & Halbig And Grace Rockwell Bisque Dolls. Winnie The Pooh Animated Plush Toys, Collectibles & China. Eight Disney Classic Figures. Disney Cards. Cookie Jars. Plates Lenox. Radko Ornaments. 25 Krystonia English Figures Mostly Dragons. Preview: January 24 From 4 P.M.-6 P.M. Or From 8 A.M. Day Of Auction. All Items As-Is, WhereIs. (AY001999). BLIZZARD DATE: WED., FEB., 1ST 10 A.M. 10% Buyer’s Premium. Cash Or Pre-approved Check.
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(From Rt. 422 (Ben Franklin Hwy.) heading E. from Reading & W. from Douglassville, turn onto Monocacy Creek Rd. at traffic light. Watch for signs!) Car: 2007 Ford Focus; Railroad Items: (40) Lanterns; (30+) Keys/ Locks; Chessie Pcs.; (10+) China; 100s Books & Mags.; ks; Massive Amt. B&W Photos, Postcards & Ephemera; 45s, 78s & LPs; Model Trains: (5) Lionel Rdg., PA, Chessie & Santa Fe Stm. Eng./Tenders, (4) Weaver (2) Rdg., PA & Great Northern Stm. Eng./Tenders, (2) Williams Rdg. & PA Stm. Eng./Tenders; Pride Lines Green Diamond Set; (50+) Lionel & Others Cars; HO Engines/Cars; Plasticville; Toys: Steiff Tiger; (10+) Tin Windups; CI Mech. & Still Banks; Die-Cast Cars/Trucks; Tootsies & Dinkys; Antiques/Collectibles: S&W 38 & High Standard 22 Mag. Revolvers; Papier-Mâché Detroit Tigers Bobble head; ($14+) Silver Coins & 100s Wheaties; 1,000s Postcards; 500+ Early Photos; 100s Books; Cuckoo Clock; Fireman’s Items; German Knife & Harmonica; War Ration Books; Rdg. Fairgrounds Items; Sprint Car & Flathead Pics.; Early Allison Fan Trophy; Birdsboro Steel Photos; Glass/China: (3) Jadeite Batter Bowls; (10+) Nested Chickens; Pyrex; (100s) Cat Figs. Incl. Black Cat TP Set, Goebel, Fenton, Kay Finch, Cookie Jars; B&G Plates; McCoy; S&Ps; Shaving Mug; Tools: Deere Lawn Tractor; Machinist’s Chest/Tools; Plus: Complete HH; Too much more to list!
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RICH PENN (Continued from page 20)
Penn went on to say, “Strong collector interest is pushing right into 2012. Our auctions for next year are nearly full already and we’re working on 2013. Many collectors, both as buyers and sellers, expect to see a very strong 2012. We’ve already had a tremendous level of interest in our auction for May, 2012. The Mikkelson Boat Museum Auction in Willmar, Minnesota, may well be one of the top collector auctions of the year. We’re looking forward to bringing that wonderful collection to market.” Penn added the tentative date for that auction will be the weekend of May 18, 2012. To get your name on the mail list for future auctions or to order a full color catalog, call (319) 291-6688. Additional information will be available at www.richpennauctions.com. Penn is a
Salesman’s sample cooler, Frozen Powerhouse Candy Bars 5 Cents, embossed metal with original paint, circa 1930s/1940s, very rare, excellent new old stock condition, 9.5 inches high by 15.5 inches wide by 8 inches deep. Sold for $3,200.
Firearm, Colt single action Army revolver, early 1st generation, patended September 19, 1871, nickel finish and walnut grips. Serial no. 24379 and chambered in .45 Eley, one of the rarer chambering for the SAA. Sold for $3,300.
Band organ, Wurlitzer with pipes, #103, operates on free play, plays well with a great sound, comes with (1) #125 roll and extra roll chuck, 47 inches high by 38 inches wide by 25 inches deep. Sold for $6,300.
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Neon dealer sign that reads “NEON SIGNS,” 2-sided porcelain, dimensional with raised ribs, a great circa 1940s-1950s sign in excellent plus condition, 38 inches high by 56 inches wide. Sold for $3,300.
Graniteware advertising store display, very rare oversized granite coffeepot reading “Granite Iron Ware - Patented May 30, 76 and May 8, 77 inches on side, several small chips, otherwise sold for $2,750.
Salesman’s sample stove, “The Great Majestic Jr.,” manufactured by Majestic Manufacturer Company - St. Louis, cast iron with nickel trim, 2-door warming oven, complete with cutout “Majestic” side shelf, circa 1900, sold for $2,500.
Salesman’s sample stove, Jersey Cook Stove, manufactured by Cook & Van Evera Company - Chicago, 6-burner with roll-top warming oven, cow medallion on stovepipe with Jersey on the door, unusual, very good condition, 29 inches high by 16 inches wide. Sold for $2,600.
Watch, Elgin 14K solid gold, Hunter, box case with fancy engraving, 18 size, lever set, one of the finest we’ve seen, excellent condition. Sold for $2,250.
Ammunition “Christmas” box, Union Metallic Cartridge Company “Club” Paper Shot Shells, full new old stock box with 100 U.M.C. #12 shells, this box has some wonderful Winter hunting scene graphics and is referred to as “The Christmas Box”. Sold for $6,500.
NOW ACCEPTING CONSIGNMENTS FOR OUR SEMI-ANNUAL Band organ, Wurlitzer with pipes, drums and cymbal, Model 147, plays #150 roll, plays well, comes with 1 roll, restored condition with newer case, 82 inches high by 88 inches wide by 24 inches deep. Sold for $8,000.
Windmill weight, Boss full-bodied bull, 3dimensional cast iron, manufactured by Dempster Manufacturing Company - Des Moines, Iowa, excellent conditon with traces of red and white paint, mounted to log, 14 inches high by 14 inches long. Sold for $2,700.
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A LDERFER A UCTION
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3-Day Winter Antiques & Fine Art Auction February 2nd, 3rd, 4th 2012 at our Fairfield, Maine facility This sale will feature 400 American & European paintings, American & European furniture & accessories; 400+ lots of Asian items featuring items from the private collection of the granddaughter of the last Emperor Puyi of the Royal Family of China and the Qing Dynasty. Also items from other various Estates & collections including a rare & important pair of 17th/18th C Huanghuali yokeback armchairs from the Richard B. Hobart collection; Other items from collections & Estates from across the country including the Woolworth Family (F.W. Woolworth Dept. Store). Categories include silver, important folk art, Oriental rugs, weathervanes, outstanding nautical coll., historical items, Native American, jewelry, clocks & watches, porcelain, Firearms & military and more.
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Lg Rhino Horn Libation Cup, Qianlong Period, 7˝ w
Outstanding Pr of Huanghuali Yokeback Chairs 17th/18th C
Carved Ivory, Abalone and Rosewood Screen
Pr of 19th C Carved Tusks
Agarwood Guanyin figure
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18th C Lotus Rhino Libation Cup
Four Ivory Immortals 18th/19th C
Imperial Carved Zitan Table
Francis A. Silva 1876 “Brace’s Rock, Cape Ann”
Thomas Birch Constitution vs Guerriere
Spinning Cotton Patent Sgd by Geo Washington & Tho Jefferson
40+ pcs of Meissen
25 plates from Catlin’s North American Indian Portfolio
Flora Danica Tureen
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James E. Buttersworth
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AARON TO ZWILLING, Autographs to Uniforms, Vintage Baseball Items Wanted. Jim Murphy 610-623-8077 SPORTS CARDS AND other sports related items. Publications, pins, pennants, tickets, etc. Pre-1975. Philadelphia items especially wanted. Ellis, 158 Stratford Dr., Philadelphia, PA 19115, 215-934-5618. TIRED OF EBAY? Sell your Sports Cards and Memorabilia to a Collector. Ken Domonkos 848-448-4709, firstname.lastname@example.org
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major interest in the lighting lots were two large Baccarat Zenith chandeliers, one 36 light and one 48 light, consigned by a local estate. Making for an impressive display in the new salesroom, a New York antiques dealer on the phone was the successful bidder on both chandeliers at $11,000 and $15,000 respectively. Information on Cordier Auctions & Appraisals can be found at www.CordierAntiques.com. Questions can be directed to Cordier Auctions & Appraisals at auctions@ One of the outstanding pieces in the sale was this 19th cordierantiques.com or by -century Flemish carved ivory calling (717) 731-8662. tankard ($16,000).
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Incredible Variety Made Penn Sale Interesting Rich Penn’s November 4, 5 and 6 auction event offered over 1,500 lots of country store, advertising, automobiles, petroliana, toys and gems! Billed as an auction with “Jewels of every variety,” it was all of that and attracted bidders worldwide. According to Penn, “This auction is one of our best ever fall auctions. We had 2,000 bidders participating with over 1,500 of them bidding online from 36 countries. Bidders registered from every continent except Antarctica and our top lot, the diamond ring sold online for $58,000!” Penn’s auction, held at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, Iowa, featured several important collections. From Clinton, Iowa, Bob Evans sold his superb collection, including his cars. The family of the late Arthur Nelson, a Des Moines collector, had Penn sell for his estate. Penn said, “Both of these collectors have been friends of ours for a number of years. Both have bought at our auctions and we’re honored to sell for them.” The three session
Ohio”. This piece also $3,750. Music played well gum in the subway and train Included in the jewelry lots, attracted strong bidding and too. A beautiful original depots throughout the city. this man’s 18 karat yellow Paillard interchangeable They were successful and the gold cast diamond ring sold in-house for $6,750. cylinder music box Adams brand name still containing one 8.22 But every Rich Penn w/Zither, came with exists today. Their vendors carat round brilliant Auction has surprises. diamond which is four 17.5-inch were both attractive and stur- cut Friday’s session had bezel set into the top cylinders, each dy. That makes them very of the ring, total some of its own. Penn holding six talked about desirable machines for weight of item is tunes. t h e today’s coin-op 17.0 grams, collectors. Lot stamped 18K, ring #737 was one size 11, overall of those later dims 30 by 26.5 machines. The mm, top width 18 1898 Adams mm, width of 5.1 mm, low Pepsin Tutti-Frutti shank dome shank style, gum vendor, with condition excellent. Total porcelain front and replacement cost as of August sides in an oak 5, 2011 was $121,750 using the replacement cost of gold at $1,675 case, was manufac- per ounce, Troy weight. Sold for $58,000. tured in Brooklyn, 14K solid gold, 18 size pock- an old time master sign New York, by et watch, in a heavily painter. No decals or transfers Railway Automatic engraved fancy hunter case, were used. It pumped up a Sales Company. In steadily ticked off bidding up winning bid of $6,000. excellent original to $2,250. Another pump, a Fry 5 gallon condition, it disThe Saturday session visible, was also restored pensed a winning wrapped up just before 5 p.m. and hand Compounding station, countertop unit with “Prescriptions bid of $5,500. with close to 700 lots being Accurately Compounded” etched glass center window, very Salesman’s samples sold sold. Penn thanked the audifancy with lion and goddess applied carvings, great original sur- well. ence and reminded them, face, circa 1880s. Sold for $22,000. One of due to Daylight Savings the Time, they got to sleep in diversity of the collections in In excellent working condian extra hour this auction. And it was tion, it played up to $3,500. before the The top lot sold Saturday Sunday session for $58,000! began. Sunday’s Saturday’s session session began offered the top lot of Harvard Dental the auction. Even Cabinet. The topthough it was small in of-the line size, just big enough Harvard in quarto fit on your finger, tersawn oak. All the man’s 18 karat yeloriginal with low gold diamond ring, carved crown, serwith a brilliant cut 8.22 carat pentine top shelves Mosler Bank Safe, diamond produced a dazwith turned supcommonly referred to as the port spindles and zling bid of $58,000. “Cannonball Safe,” 2700# manpiece-carved fretBut dazzling surprises ganese steel with time lock, airwork below. Sold came in every shape brushed, handpainted, hand letfor $6,750. and form. A late 19thtered scenes of trains, planes & automobiles. Sold for $11,500. century apothecary with a line of bidders compounding station, at the facility door at 7 with great original surauction was organized around a.m.. They obviously face on the wood and an themes for each day. Friday’s didn’t get that etched glass center window session was the shortest, announcement. stating “Prescriptions starting at noon, with 350 diverse. There Sunday’s session letR. J. Horner lots. Those lots included were a few politiAccurately Compounded” sparkled with chrome! tered. It curved glass china advertising, country store cal pieces that very quickly compounded a With 500 lots, much of cranked up a cabinet in quarterpieces, furniture, decorative came from the Arthur Nelson winning bid of $22,000. this session’s highlights had top bid of $3,300. sawn oak. Part of a Another top Saturday lot, gorgeous 9-piece set. The most to do with cars and petro- Salesman’s samples popped items, neon signs and tins. collection. One of the surprisSurprises in Friday’s ses- es appeared on a 1930’s spare by weight for sure, was the sought after model of the great liana. The top selling lot on up in the Sunday session too. sion. tire cover for Herbert Hoover. Mosler Bank Safe, common- Horner chinas. Curved glass Sunday was the immaculate- Appropriately included in the The top lot of Friday’s With the campaign slo- ly referred to as the flat front with leaf carved trim ly restored 1956 Packard 400 automotive items, a 1937 session was the R. gan, “Have “Cannonball Safe”. This around door and side glass. Hardtop. It had all the bells salesman’s sample Joyce J. Horner beautifully restored 2700# Sold for $9,000. and whistles and revved up hydraulic auto lift, for gas curved glass manganese steel safe sold for the bidding on the phone, stations or garages, moved up an equiv- most delightful smaller online and in-house. Selling and down using the scale china cabipieces in Penn’s auction was at $46,000 n e t model control tower. In one of the several salesman’s to a colexcellent original condisamples. In near mint condi- lector tion, with a restored tion, the Frozen Powerhouse i n case, the very rare Candy Bar cooler had Political spare tire embossed lettering and excelcover, “Have lent original paint. A very Confidence in rare piece, the circa Hoover - Re1930’s/1940’s cooler locked alent Elect Him,” Automobile, canvas/oil $ 4 . 2 5 up a sweet $3,200 winning 1956 Packard 400 Hardtop. A beautiful cloth, very p e r bid. Scottish Heather color, powered by a 290 H.P. good condition, There were also a number pound!! The winning bid V-8 engine. It features electronic push button 28-inch diameof salesman’s sample stoves. was $11,500. transmission mounted on the steering column, ter. Sold for leather interior, automatic load levelers, air condiAmmo made a big bang Two of the top sellers were $3,750. tioning, signal seeking radio and wide white wall tires with too! the Jersey Cook Stove, manuchrome spoke wheels. One of only 276 ever built & in immacuFrom the sound of music factured by Cook & Van piece raised a top late condition. Sold for $46,000. to the explosive action on Evera Company - Chicago, bid of $4,750. in quarter sawn oak. Part of a Confidence...,” voters didn’t ammunition collectibles, bid- selling at $2,600, and “The According to gorgeous 9-piece set and the and Hoover lost that 1932 ders were kept on their toes. Great Majestic Jr.,” manufacPenn, “In today’s econby Majestic h o u s e , most sought after model of election. But bidders A very rare Union Metallic tured omy, by all measures this the great Horner chinas, it did have Cartridge Co. “Club” Paper Manufactured Company - St. he drove it out was a very strong auction. attracted spirited Internet Shot Shells box drew a lot Louis. The “Majestic” sold the door to a new home in Collectors are still buying and telephone bidding. of interest. Commonly for $2,500. While not a sales- Wisconsin. and they are more serious But it ended up selling to referred to as the man’s sample, an equally Other petro- than ever. We see more and graniteware an in-house bidder for “Christmas” box and interesting l i a n a more buyers that are looking $9,000. (Prices are still full of new old advertising store display for high hammer prices and U.M.C. #12 shells, it came in the form of a Very quality do not include the showed its collector Rare oversized granite cofantiques. 10 percent to 20 perpower. With rapid fire feepot. With advertising on They see cent buyer’s premiaction, it quickly blasted its the sides that read “Granite s h o w e d that investum.) The second way through the $3,000 Iron Ware - Pat. May 30, 76 e q u a l l y ment as most sought after price range everyone and May 8, 77,” the 22 inch- s t r o n g being safer piece was another thought it would sell for es high piece boiled up to a results on and more furniture item. Lot Music and ended up going to a top bid of $2,750. Sunday. A fun than #159 was a top-of- b o x , winning bidder for $6,500. Wayne slider money in P a i l l a r d the line Harvard I n t e r c h a n g e a b l e Shortly after Samuel gasoline the market dental cabinet, in Cylinder Box with Zither. Colt began selling pump, or in a quarter sawn oak. Burled walnut case with drawt h e All original with er, contrasting border inlay, ivory Peacemaker, carved crown and escutcheon and ebony moldings. Book- the Adams Gum Weathervane, bull, 1-inch thick copper with zinc, primiserpentine top matched veneer on front, top and sides. company set up shop in tive, excellent original condition, 12 inches high by 29 inches long. Sold for $3,500. shelves, it includNYC. Their main stock in Sold for $2,500. Diamonds were strong ed the original trade was making chewing nickel manufacturer’s tag that confidence in the rarity of gum and placing gum ven- in Saturday’s session but so the rarest of all pumps, was bank. I guess I would agree.” read “Harvard Co.-Canton, that piece and bid it up to dors for their one cent tabs of was gold. A beautiful Elgin restored and hand lettered by (Continued on page 16)