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$10 Million Comics And Comic Art Auction Smashes Records Golden/Silver Age And Underground Comix Reset The Market Original Underground Comix art and key comic books from the Golden Age and Silver Age helped push the total value of Heritage Auctions’ Comics and Comic Art Auction on Nov. 17, 18, and 19, held in Dallas, Texas, to nearly $10 million. This was the second-highest total ever for a comic auction. The #1 Comics auction record ($10,389,821) was set by Heritage in July 2012. “This auction was very gratifying to us at Heritage Auctions, because so many of the lots surpassed our pre-auction estimates,” said Heritage director of operations for comics and comic art Barry Sandoval. “For example, we certainly thought the Pep Comics run would sell for multiples of the Price Guide value, but we weren’t expecting some to sell for as much as 12 times the Guide value.” The top lot was a rare, unrestored copy of Superman #1 (DC, 1939) CGC VG+ 4.5 CGC, which sold for $358,500. Although an estimated 1,000,000 copies were printed in 1939, very few are known to have survived in this grade or better. This issue is ranked third on Overstreet’s Top 100 Golden Age Comics list. One of the auction’s highlights was a 9.6 CGC NM+ issue of The

a post-cubist still life painting by Claude Venard; $1,900 for Kathe Kollwitz’s famous 1928 woodcut “Maria und Elisabeth”; and $1,150 for a whimsical hand/foot sculpture by the celebrated Mexican artist and furniture designer Pedro Friedeberg. The sale also showcased an extensive collection of jewelry and gemstones, led by three GIA-certified loose diamonds that brought in more than $8,700. Held live at the galleries at Worth Asset Brokerage in Freeville, N.Y., other items included antique and vintage guitars, art glass, and porcelain. For additional information, call Evan D. Williams, AAA, director of fine art and special collections, at 607279-0607 or email evan@worth auctions.com.

The Winter Antiques Show To Turn 63 In January A rare unrestored copy of Superman #1 (DC, 1939) CGC VG+ 4.5 CGC sold for $358,500. Amazing Spider-Man #1 curator pedigree (Marvel, 1963), which is one of the top Silver Age comics Heritage has sold in 15 years of auctions. The book sold for $262,900. An FN- 5.5 CGC copy of Batman #1 (DC, 1940) was another exceptionally popular Golden Age lot and sold for $239,000. The issue, which features the debut appearances of two characters who would end up being longtime Batman nemeses: Continued on page 2

The 9.6 CGC NM+ issue of The Amazing Spider-Man #1 curator pedigree (Marvel, 1963), one of the top Silver Age comics Heritage has sold in 15 years of auctions, brought $262,900.

An iconic “Big Eyes” painting by Margaret D. H. Keane offered at Worth Auctions on Nov. 27 fetched over $12,500. The price marks the artist’s second-highest price on record at auction. Keane’s distinctive portraits of waiflike children became phenomenally popular during the 1960s, although all of the fame and fortune went to her husband, Walter, who signed his name to her paintings and passed them off as his own. In 2014, Amy Adams and Christoph Waltz starred in the film “Big Eyes,” an award-winning biopic that chronicled the couple’s troubled relationship and Margaret’s eventual triumph in a dramatic courtroom paint-off. Other strong results from the fine art department included $5,400 for

An FN- 5.5 CGC copy of Batman #1 (DC, 1940) was another exceptionally popular Golden Age lot. It sold for $239,000.

The Winter Antiques Show will celebrate its 63rd year as America’s leading art, antiques and design fair, featuring over 70 renowned experts in fine and decorative arts from around the world. All net proceeds from the Show benefit East Side House Settlement, a nationally recognized community-based organization in the South Bronx. The Winter Antiques Show will run from Friday, Jan. 20, through Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017, at the Park Avenue Armory, 67th Street and Park Avenue, in New York City. The show hours will be noon to 8 p.m. daily, except Sundays and Thursday, from noon to 6 p.m. Daily admission will be $25, which includes the show’s award-winning catalogue. To purchase tickets for the opening night party o n Thursday, Jan. 19, or the young collecWartski will tors night on offer this T h u r s d a y , gold and enamel pendant, Jan. 26, call Falize, France, circa 1900. 718-292-7392 or visit ww.winterantiquesshow.com. Returning for the 21st year, the show’s presenting sponsor is Chubb. The Winter Antiques Show has enlisted some of the top influencers in the world of interior design to be this year’s Honorary Design Chairs: S.J. Shrubsole will offer “The Richmond Jamie Drake and Caleb Anderson, Cup,” a fine George III silver-gilt cup and Celerie Kemble, and Miles Redd. cover, Robert and Thomas Makepeace, Continued on page 4 England, circa 1794, silver-gilt.

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Emerald Sparks Green Fire In Rago’s Jewelry Auction on page 2

Longrifles Stolen From Old Bedford Village Museum on page 2

The Greater York Show: Fall Edition on page 3

Fooled By Fakes 2016 Wrap-Up on page 7

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A Flash Comics #1 (DC, 1940) FN+ 6.5 CGC pulled in $107,550. Considered one of the nicest copies of this Golden Age collection, fewer than a dozen copies nicer than FN/VF 5.0 or better are known to exist. copies of this Golden Age collection, fewer than a dozen copies nicer than FN/VF 5.0 or better are known to exist. More Fun Comics #73 (DC, 1941) VF 8.0 CGC, another coveted issue, went for $104,562.50. In particularly high demand because it includes the origin and first appearance of Aquaman and Green Arrow, its NM- value jumped 43 percent from 2015 to 2016 – the largest jump of any book on Overstreet’s Top 100 Golden Age Comics list. An Alex Raymond “Flash Gordon” Sunday comic strip original art dated 8-14-38 (King Features Syndicate) sold for $95,600. A Robert Crumb Le

A Marvel Comics #1 (Timely, 1939) GD/VG 3.0 CGC sold for $77,675. Monde Selon Crumb “The World According to Crumb” promotion poster original art (C.N.B.D.I., 1991) sold for $77,675. A Bill Watterson “Calvin and Hobbes” daily comic strip original art dated 4-21-86 (Universal Press Syndicate, 1986) also brought $77,675. A Marvel Comics #1 (Timely, 1939) GD/VG 3.0 CGC went for $77,675, and a Jack Davis MAD #6 complete six-page story “Casey at the Bat!” original art (EC, 1953) realized $77,675. For additional information, visit www.HA.com.

An unenhanced Colombian emerald weighing 29 carats brought $1,030,000 in Rago’s $4.25 million dollar jewelry auction on Dec. 4. A pearshaped diamond of approximately equal size, suspended as a pendant, followed closely at a sale price of $850,000. In all, it was an auction in which the flashiest prices were A magnificent unenhanced classic Columbian emerachieved by serious gem- ald, 29 carats, sold for $1,030,000. stones and pieces by The Tiffany & Co. ruby renowned makers like and diamond ring Cartier and David Webb. sold for $62,500. “Property from many fine homes,

offered and what we are capable of These Art Deco diaThis David Webb gold and diamond achieving for our “Princess Lillian” cuff sold for mond and platconsignors.” inum chandelier $27,500. The 490-lot earrings sold for sale had 156 in$23,750. collectors and estates prohouse registered vided us with beautiful jewelry departbidders and 1,120 material across a wide ment. online registered “From spectrum,” said Sarah Imperial jade to bidders from all over Churgin, director of the museum quality Ottoman era the globe. Call Rago Auctions at 609Armenian jewelry, from top or visit designers such as Cartier to 397-9374 diamonds and gemstones www.ragoarts.com.

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This Bill Watterson “Calvin and Hobbes” daily comic strip original art dated 4-21-86 (Universal Press Syndicate, 1986) sold for $77,675. The More Fun Comics #73 (DC, 1941) VF 8.0 CGC, another coveted issue, went for $104,562.50. It includes the origin and first appearance of Aquaman and Green Arrow.

A natural saltwater pearl and platinum Belle Epoque ring sold for $23,750.

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COLLECTOR CHATS WITH PETER S. SEIBERT This Week: New Year, New Collection

Peter Swift Seibert As someone who loves to collect, I always love to start new collections. While the market has begun to uptick in certain areas, there are a lot of areas that still languish and provide great opportunities. Visiting Adamstown over the last few months, I have found some fabulous

19th-century ceramics. From late Chinese export porcelain of 1810 to aesthetic period ceramics from the 1890s, there are tremendous bargains to be found in collecting within this area. I remember when I first began collecting as a teenager and wondering if I could ever find examples of Victorian ceramics that were affordable. The late Elsie Doehne told me that I should wait for the very best. Well, now, 40 years later, I can start to find those ceramics at bargain prices. Another area that still remains highly undervalued is brown furniture of the 19th century. While we have seen

a recovery of some earlier and later materials (a colleague in the auction business said the lawyers all want Mid-Century Modern rather than 18th-century walnut), there is a lot of room here. For years, antique furniture was promoted as of better quality and cheaper than new furniture. Then the furniture industry picked up on the clues and began making high quality furniture at reasonable prices. That killed off the mindset that old was better than new. Today, the rock bottom prices for older brown furniture really makes it a smart buy for the young collector looking for quality

at an affordable price. I recall reading an article in Art and Antiques about 30 years ago that listed bargains for collectors to consider. Some of the categories have seen a recovery (such as early English and European decorative arts), while others like American Empire furniture have remained flat. One of the items that was noted as a real bargain was American woven coverlets of the 19th century. That is an area that I think is really undervalued. I recall back in the 1990s that there were fantastic prices being paid for coverlets. Certainly among the rarest of the rare,

prices can still be very high for the gems. But I think today, this is an exceptional area to begin collecting. There are wonderful items available for sale at really reasonable prices. The secret with coverlet buying is condition, condition, condition. One needs to really evaluate each coverlet carefully. Now certainly any textile that is more than 150 years old is not going to look brand new, but it is important that you look carefully. Many coverlets have lost their original fringe due to wear and then subsequent trim ups. This would be a fatal flaw to most collectors, so be very cautious in

how you buy. Finally, I would circle back to an old favorite - tin. I have always said that tin is the one area for a young collector to latch on to with the chance to build a great collection at an affordable price. Tin was a critical part of 19th century life, and there is an almost infinite variety of material to collect. It is rarely faked and there are signed and documented pieces. For years, I have picked up the odd item by the Stailey Brothers of Liverpool, who were Colonial revival tinsmiths in that small riverside Pennsylvania town. Tin remains a great collecting opportunity.

The Greater York Show: Fall Edition Not Resting In An Ever-Changing Marketplace

This Henry Young fraktur was $8,800, also from Bob Conrad. Beverly Weir-Longacre asked $725 for her large feather tree. Christmas material, such as early ornaments, is a Reilly & Jenks Antiques of New focus for many exhibitors at the fall Oxford, Pa., asked $2,400 for the Greene Co., Tenn., flour bin signed on back, show. “Made by W L Boyles/Cedar Creek.� The wooden pig cutting boards were $28, York in what is seen as today’s $55, and $35, from left to right. new market. and his team. Dealer and show patron-friendly, the positive, forward-thinking manager strives to adapt and evolve within the ever-changing marketplace. “I thought there was a nice crowd on Saturday, not as robust as I’d like, but I was happy with the results and will build upon it,� said Bockius. “We have a lot of goodwill and support, and it doesn’t go unnoticed.�

A number of regularly exhibiting dealers opted not to return for the fall edition of the show, and a fewer number are doing all four York shows (the other show is the Semiannual Original York Show and Sale managed by Melvin Arion). Some dealers have questioned if the industry can support four shows in

Baby Boomers are retiring and were furnishing houses decades ago under different market conditions. Many are now planning for the future, which includes downsizing and looking for exit strategies for their collections. The busi- This redware cat was priced at $1,295 ness has always been sup- from Robesonia, Pa., dealer Greg ported by buyers with both Kramer. The redware seated dog was $4,250. Continued on page 5

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08081 Sicklerville 856-545-3187 CARNIVAL OF COLLECTABLES 368 Cross Keys Rd. Open Tues.-Thurs. 10am-6pm, Fri. 10am-7pm, Sat. 8am7pm, Sun 8am-5pm, 12000 sq.ft Antique & Arts Mall, over 100 dlrs www.carnivalofcollectables.com

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

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.

08525 Hopewell 609-466-9833 TOMATO FACTORY ANTIQUE & DESIGN CENTER 2 Somerset St. We Have It All! Open Mon. thru Sat. 10-5, Sun. 11-5. We have 38 Dealers. www.tomatofactoryantiques.com

19958 Lewes 302-645-2309 HERITAGE ANTIQUE MARKET, 16168 Coastal Hwy. (RT1), 2 mi. N. of Five Points, Lewes. 65 Dealers. New Dealers Welcomed. Hrs 10-5pm (Summer) 11-5pm (Winter).

07060 North Plainfield 908-222-2085 NORTH PLAINFIELD ANTIQUE GALLERY 1006 RT22 E Specialize in buying and selling Asian Antiques. Open Wed.-Sun. 11-5.

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

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.

16686 Tyrone 814-684-5088 I-99 ANTIQUES, conveniently located off the Tyrone Exit of Interstate 99, 1222 Pennsylvania Ave. Quality antiques & collectibles. 40 Dlrs. Open Daily 10:304:30, Closed Sundays, Dlrs welcome. 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.

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18014 Bath 610-390-0403 S SEEM ANTIQUES 100 S Chestnut St (RT 248) Multi-Dlr Co-Op, 2 flrs., M,T,W,F,Sa 10-6; Th 12-8; Su 11-5. Quality Antiques in 1840’s Brick Store, 5 other shops on block. 10% off with Ad.

19543 Morgantown 610-913-1953 MORGANTOWN MARKET 2940 Main St. Hours 10-5 daily. “We invite you to come fall in Love”. Antique, collectible, vintage home & garden decor.

18229 Jim Thorpe 610-850-5660 ANTIQUES ON BROADWAY 52 Broadway. Primitives, militaria, art, autographs, glass, pottery, artifacts & vintage collectibles. Wed-Sun 10-5.

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crossroads for generations of antiques enthusiasts. It is an easy drive north from Baltimore and Washington, D.C., west from Philadelphia, and south from Harrisburg. Fewer showgoers fly in for the show as in the past, but York remains an easy place to get to. Local group shops in New Oxford and Abbottstown also foster the industry. Some special material changed hands at the show. Things priced accordingly found new homes. The diversity of offerings and items at different price points rank among the strengths of the show. “I found a number of buyers eager to shop, and they left with purchases,” commmented one pleased dealer. Taking place close to the holiday season aids the Fall show. Many showgoers were gift shopping, and Christmas material in particular was popular with the decorator crowd. From 3 to 6 p.m. on opening day, there was a champagne toast and book signing with Bob Richter. Richter’s book, “A Very Vintage Christmas,” was available for purchase. Also available was the catalog for the weathervane exhibit at Landis Valley Farm Museum in Lancaster, Pa. The exhibit runs until Saturday, Dec. 31, and is a must-see. On Sunday, the first 50 showgoers were given a keepsake ornament, and a guided tour of the show was offered from 1 to 3 p.m. Like all smart business people, Bockius and company are investing in the show. The overall quality was high, and the forecast encouraging. The Spring York Show will take place on Saturday and Sunday, May 6 and 7. “We will be changing the Sunday hours to 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to accommodate exhibitors headed to Brimfield,” said Bockius. Some markets in Brimfield, Mass., will open Monday, May 8. For additional information, call Bob Bockius at 856-686-9000 or email bobbockius@hotmail.com.

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Ceramics in many categories is a strength of the Greater York show. This Staffordshire figure of Franklin, marked “Washington” was $1,800 from Elinor Penna Antiques of Old Westbury, N.Y.

Arborfield Americana of St. Louis, Mo., asked $6,450 for their collection of 30 twig walking sticks and pointers. They were carved by William Abbott Willard (1851-1939) of Connecticut. Many of them have various poems and Bible verses on them. The wrought-iron peel was $300.

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A circa 1950 mounted doll or crib quilt was $450 from Doug Wyant of Cassapolis, Jane Langol Antiques of Mich., brought this circa 1950 dart game and asked Medina, Ohio. $295.

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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”

The Greater York Show the interest in decorative arts and disposable income to collect. Whether they are long- or short-term collectors, buyers have traditionally been established in careers and finances, and hence, middle aged. It was that way in the ’70s and ’80s and remains so today. Too many of the Boomers’ children have not followed in their parents’ footsteps. Yet, some have entered the market, given the price of entry is lower than it was a generation ago, meaning buying power is greater today, on average. Bockius understands this and pushes his show as a buyer’s market. Yet, even with a more ecomonic-friendly market, retired collectors are not being replaced fast enough, and selling overall, for most, was off at this show. The Greater York Show is becoming more of a regional show, with fewer out-of-state exhibitors. York, Pa., has served as a

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DELAWARE 02/04/17, MILFORD, 9 AM-1 PM, Vintage Hunting & Fishing Memorabilia, 115 N Washington St, Reagan Watson Auction Building GEORGIA 01/12-15/17, ATLANTA, THURS-SUN, Antiques & Collectibles, Atlanta Expo Center 02/09-12/17, ATLANTA, THURS-SUN, Antiques Market, Atlanta Expo Center MARYLAND 12/31/2016, LUTHERVILLE (TIMONIUM), SAT 9 AM-4 PM, Antique & Collectible Market, 2200 York Rd, Timonium Fairgrounds 12/31/2016, LUTHERVILLE (TIMONIUM), SAT 9 AM-4 PM, Jewelry, Silver, China, Porcelain, Books, Primitives, Furniture, 2200 York Rd, Timonium Fairgrounds NEW JERSEY 01/08/17, WAYNE, SUN 9 AM-3 PM, Antiques & Collectibles, N Cove Rd, Wayne PAL Indoor 02/05/17, WAYNE, SUN 9 AM-3 PM, Antiques & Collectibles, N Cove Rd, Wayne PAL Indoor NEW YORK 01/21-22/17, NEW YORK, SAT 9 AM-7 PM SUN 10 AM-5 PM, NYC Big Flea Antiques Market, 68 Lexington Ave, Lexington Armory OHIO 01/07-08/17, HUDSON, SAT 10 AM-5 PM SUN 11 AM-4 PM, Antique, 6625 Dean Memorial Pkwy, Clarion Inn

01/21-22/17, COLUMBUS, SAT & SUN, Antiques, Ohio Expo Center PENNSYLVANIA 01/07-08/17, NEW HOPE, SAT 8 AM-3 PM SUN 9 AM-3 PM, Indoor F/M, Rt 202 46 N Sugan Rd, New Hope Eagle Fire Co Eagle Banquet Hall 01/07/17, PHILADELPHIA, SAT 8 AM-4 PM, Antique & Vintage Flea Market, 820 Spring Garden St, Philadelphia Flea Market Spring Garden Indoor 01/13-14/17, YARDLEY, FRI 11 AM-6 PM SAT 10 AM-4 PM, Antiques, 64 S Main St, Yardley Community Centre 01/21/17, PHILADELPHIA, SAT 8 AM-4 PM, Antique & Vintage Flea Market, 820 Spring Garden St, Philadelphia Flea Market Spring Garden Indoor 02/04-05/17, NEW HOPE, SAT 8 AM-3 PM SUN 9 AM-3 PM, Indoor Flea Market, Rt 202 & 46 N Sugan Rd, New Hope Eagle Fire Co Eagle Banquet Hall

MARYLAND 01/06-07/17, BOONSBORO, FRI & SAT 10 AM, Farm, pedal tractors/cars, industrial & other collectible toys, Auction Complex 7704 Mapleville Rd, Cochran Auctions MISSOURI 01/21/17, SAINT LOUIS, SAT 10 AM CENTRAL, Eclectic Featuring Fine & Asian Art, Jewelry, Continental & American Furniture, Decorative Arts, Selkirk CWE Gallery 4739 McPherson Ave, Selkirk Auctioneers & Appraisers NEW JERSEY 01/01/17, BURLINGTON, SUN 1 PM, Antiques to include Enterprise store counter coffee grinder, ornate gingerbread cut salesman sample step back cupboard, wood filigree scrollwork hanging shelf, sleigh bells, glass, pottery & porcelain, toys, jewelry etc., Burlington City VFW Post 159 W Pearl St, Chris Doerner 01/01/17, WALL, SUN NOON, Auction to include signed Red Skelton clown picture, 4'x28" monumental Hudson River oil circa 1850, 20x12 Kerman Persian rug, 1934 World's Fair egg chair w/stereo, Collingwood Auction & F/M 5309 Hwy 33, All About Auction

02/04/17, PHILADELPHIA, SAT 8 AM-4 PM, Antique & Vintage Flea Market, 820 Spring Garden St, Philadelphia Flea Market Spring Garden Indoor

12/31/2016, CHAFFEE, SAT 10 AM, Primitives, Victorian, toys, advertising, oriental rugs, miscellaneous, 12249 Olean Rd Rt 16, United Auctions & Antique Purchasing OHIO 01/14/17, DELAWARE, SAT 10 AM, American Antiques, European & Asian Furniture & Decorative Arts, The Barn at Stratford 2690 Stratford Rd, Garth's Auctioneers & Appraisers PENNSYLVANIA 01/02/17, YORK, MON 9 AM, Antiques, collectibles, furniture, glassware, tools, personal property, two rooms of box lots, 240 Hatchery Rd, Toomey Auction Service, Inc. 01/03-05/17, HATFIELD, TUES WED THURS BID ONLINE NOW THROUGH 8 PM ONLINE BIDDING CLOSES, 1/3 - Elverson, Pa French Creek sheep & wood knitting mills; 1/4 Mount Vernon St., Phila, Pa Persian carpets, art antiques, collectibles, antique toys; 1/5 - East Greenville Pa antiques, baby grand player piano, jukebox, home furnishings, Online Only @www.alderferonlineauctions.com, Alderfer's Auctioneers & Appraisers 01/04/17, CHESTER HEIGHTS, WED 2 PM, Furniture, Oriental rugs, artwork, collectibles etc., Auction Gallery 344 Valleybrook Rd, Wilson's Auctioneers & Appraisers

VIRGINIA 01/07-08/17, CHANTILLY, SAT 9 AM-6 PM SUN 11 AM-5 PM, DC Big FM/Antq.Mkt, 4320 Chantilly Shopping Center, Dulles Expo Center

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01/04/17, LEESPORT, WED 1 PM, Living Estate automobile toy auction, 1977 Chevy Caprice Classic 2-dr car, promo's, models & kits, resins, die casts, books, mags, advertising etc., Leesport Farmers Market - Diefenderfer Auction Gallery Rt 61, Diefenderfer Auction Company, LLC

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2016 Wrap-Up

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before the brothers left with it. The brothers have been arrested, and the fake painting is being held by police, but the sheik and the middleman have vanished with the brothers’ borrowed $300,000. So much for the philosophy that you can’t outscam a scammer!

Scammers have had it rough lately. From busts of warehouses full of fake designer goods to art scams gone awry - and now a new law created to protect consumers against forged signatures, which we’ll discuss at the end of this column - law enforcement has been cracking down on crime. Here are a few of the notables to wrap up the year. Methinks He Doth Protest Too Much... Once playing a holier-than-thou role by slamming a former art forger/author for blaming an online auction site for making it too easy to sell fake art, a Michigan art dealer was arrested for doing the same thing - selling fake art. At the same time as another major art fraud trial was taking place, the Michigan man, using multiple aliases, was arrested for selling fake artworks he represented as having been painted by abstract expressionist masters. But he didn’t just sell them - he went so far as to create believable false provenance through fake paper trails to make their authenticity convincing. The art was sold through a Connecticut auction house via an online auction site to the tune of tens of thousands of dollars each. Although the dealer claimed he had purchased or inherited the art, the FBI discovered that some of the documents contained fake addresses, while others claimed to have been

purchased from a well-known New York art dealer. Still others had receipts or bills of sale dated prior to the dealer’s birth. There were other inconsistencies, as well. Scamming The Scammers Two brothers from Spain had a plan to sell a fake Francisco de Goya painting, titled “Portrait of don Antonio Maria Esquivel,” to a wealthy sheik for over $4 million in Swiss francs. They paid a middleman over $300,000, which they borrowed from a friend, for an introduction to the sheik. The sheik agreed to purchase the painting, and his first payment of $1.6 million was delivered to the brothers via the middleman. But when the brothers attempted to deposit the money, they were told the cash itself was fake the notes were merely photocopies. Like something out of a movie, the brothers had gotten the cash authenticated, but the middleman was somehow able to switch the real cash for the photocopies

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Forgetfulness Doesn’t Always Equal Happiness The 42-year-old man who ran one of the biggest designer counterfeit manufacturing schemes in the U.S. wouldn’t agree with Nietzsche that happiness is being able to forget. The man in question forgot to pay the rent on his unmarked warehouse space, and while sheriffs were serving an eviction notice, they discovered 3,000 boxes packed with counterfeit designer goods. The clothing, coats and boots all contained fake labels and logos from brands such as UGG, Polo, Northface and more. The items had been shipped from overseas and a staff was employed in the warehouse to sew the fake logos and labels onto the clothing. They even attached fake department store tags and bar codes to the items. A Mother-Son Fraud Team How’s this for a family business: an Ohio mother-son team ran a fake sports memorabilia ring - of which the son was the mastermind - that defrauded online buyers out of millions of dollars. Considered to be one of the largest fraud schemes of its kind in U.S. history, complete with fake bank accounts, charges included telecommunications fraud, money laundering, forged signatures and fake merchandise as well as aggravated theft. The mother, who was responsible for mailing the packages of fraudulent memorabilia, was sentenced to one year of house arrest; the son, whose bond has been set at $500,000, goes on trial

Jan. 3, 2017, and faces a possible sentence, if convicted, of up to 40 years in prison. And now for a news flash: A new law will go into effect in January 2017 regulating the sale of autographed memorabilia (any items valued at over $5) by California sellers or by sellers outside California to someone in the state. In an attempt to protect buyers from forged signatures, dealers must meet a set of requirements, including providing COAs with specific information. This is a highly simplified overview of the new law, which you can read about (“AB-1570: Collectibles: Sale of Autographed Memorabilia”) in its entirety at https://leginfo.legislature.ca.g ov. There’s a lot of confusion and controversy surrounding AB-1570, but even so, the general feeling is that the old saying will apply here, “As goes California, so goes the country.”

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Mount Vernon St., Philadelphia, PA Persian Carpets, Art, Antiques, Collectibles, Antique Toys Bid Now through Closing: Wednesday, January 4th at 8PM Pick-Up: Wednesday, January 11, 2017 from 10:00AM – 3:00PM (ONLY) No Preview; Pickup Location: Will be disclosed to purchasers

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WATCH & JEWELRY SALE

East Greenville, PA - Antiques, Baby Grand Player Piano, Jukebox, Home Furnishings

SAT., JANUARY 7TH - 8 A.M.

Bid Now through Closing: Thursday, January 5th at 8PM

PREVIEW FRI., JAN. 6TH 1 P.M.-6 P.M. DOORS OPEN 6:30 A.M. SATURDAY

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8 A.M. WATCHES - Very Nice Lg. Sel. Early Pocket Watches & Wristwatches by Hamilton, Howard, Elgin. Incl. Dudley, Touchon Repeater, 3 Rolexes, etc. Rolex Incl. 18k Lady’s Presidential, 18k Lady’s Cellini, 18k & SS Men’s Oyster; Dudley Incl. Masonic Mod. #2 Pocket Watch SM 4214; Touchon Incl. 14k Gold Minute Repeater Very Complicated Pocket Watch in 14k Case; Pocket Watches Incl. Extremely Lg. Ornate Men’s Waltham, Rare Hamilton 950 Motor Barrel 23J Pocket Watch in G.F. Case. Wristwatches Incl. 2 Omega Constellation Wristwatches; Odd Shaped 14k Men’s Hamilton Elect., etc. 9 A.M. JEWELRY - 500+ Lots of Gold, Diamonds, Sterling, Rhinestones etc. Incl. GOLD & DIAMONDS: Nice 3 pc. Diamond Ring, Earrings, Pendant Set, 1ct Main Stone on Ring 80pt on Pendant. Very Fancy Tanzanite & Diamond Ring 3+ CTW Diamonds, 2 Heavy Gold & Diamond Tennis Bracelets 4 CTW & 6 CTW. Sev. 1ct Diamonds, Some w/Cert. Papers. Many Vintage Filigree Diamond Rings, Pins, & Necklaces. Lg. Sel. Gemstone Jewelry; Huge Sel. Very Nice Gold Jewelry, Modern & Vintage. A Little Nicer Than Normal. STERLING: Lg. Amt. Native Amer. Silver Rings, Bracelets, More, as well as Other Modern & Vintage Sterling Jewelry; VICTORIAN Incl. Bracelets, Pins, Earrings, Necklaces, Rings & More in Gold, Sterling & Gold Filled. Very Nice Lg. Sel. Vict. Jewelry. RHINESTONES, ETC. Incl. Sev. Signed Pcs. Weiss, Coro, Many Pins, Bracelets, Necklaces & Earrings; Also, Crystal Jewelry & Some Bakelite, etc.; 50+ Lg. Box Lots Costume Jewelry. Very Nice Selection. See Website For More Details, Photos & Catalog 13% Buyer’s Premium

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In Memoriam: Antique Toy Expert Richard Bertoia, 62 Richard “Rich” Bertoia, an expert in the field of antique toys and an associate with family-owned Bertoia Auctions, died peacefully on Dec. 19 at his home in Vineland, N.J. He had waged a courageous battle against cancer over the past year and was 62 years old. Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1954, Rich moved with his family to Millville, N.J., when he was 3 years old. He attended Millville schools and graduated from Cumberland County College and Rowan University. As a boy, he developed an interest in early glass and other antiques. At age 12, he began collecting antique bottles that he and his older brother, Bill, dug up in southern New Jersey. He was soon buying and selling at local bottle shows. After college, Rich began his career as a teacher. He later moved into sales. In 1994, he joined the Bertoia family’s auction business as a cataloger and auction coordinator. There, he built a stellar reputation as an antique toy expert. He also authored several reference books on subjects such as antique motorcycle toys and antique advertising. He was an active member of many collector organizations; including the Antique Toy Collectors of America and Still Bank Collectors Club of America, and he served as a member of the board of the Mechanical Bank Collectors of America. Rich was known for his warmth and genuine friendliness. Although he was regarded as one of the world’s most knowledgeable authorities on antique toys and trains, he always remained humble and preferred to keep a low profile. He enjoyed soccer, karate, hunting for antiques, and music, especially the

percussion and rhythms of Santana. However, his greatest love was spending time with his family. He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Trina (Guessford); daughters Nina, Lani and Monica; granddaughters Angelina and Ava; parents Ofelia and Hector; in-laws Pearl and Jim Guessford; nephew Michael Bertoia; niece Lauren Bertoia Costanza; sister-in-law Jeanne Bertoia; and brother-in-law Brian Guessford. He was predeceased by his brother, Bill, in 2003. Rich will be dearly missed by his family and friends, especially those from the antique toy collecting community. Washington attorney and former chair of the Smithsonian National Board Max N. Berry remembers his friend Rich as “a mild and gentle man – a truly great person who cared about everybody.” Berry said Rich had a disarming quality that made everyone want to know him better. “I never met anybody who said one negative thing about him or who didn’t consider him a good friend after getting to know him – which didn’t take very long at all. ... He has left us too soon.” Representatives of collector clubs have offered their condolences and recollections. Barry Seiden, past

president of the Mechanical Bank Collectors of America, said, “I knew Rich for many years. He was one of the finest gentlemen in the business. In our dealings, he was always very thorough and knowledgeable. If he didn’t know the answer, he would get the answer for me.” John Olshefski, president of the Antique Toy Collectors of America, said, “Rich was a very gracious person and always willing to help. ... I never once saw him get upset.”

Someone who knew Rich Bertoia very well is attorney, Yale Law School lecturer, and antique toy collector Anthony J. LaSala. “Rich Bertoia was a true gentleman, an antique toy expert and an exemplary family man and friend,” said LaSala. “He will be missed by all with whom he came in contact.” One of Rich’s friends of longest standing, attorney and antique toy collector Jerry Steiner, described his friend as “a brilliant man who could talk to you about anything.” Steiner recalled sitting next to Rich on a toy-club-sponsored

bus tour and being amazed by the depth of Rich’s knowledge on science, sports, politics and many other topics. “I think we covered it all during that trip,” said Steiner. “But when it came to toys, no one had a broader knowledge. I remember one time I was thinking about buying an old toy at an antique shop in Florida, but I didn’t really know anything about it. It was made of cast iron, which is not something I’m familiar with. I called a friend to ask him what he knew about it, and he said, ‘You should call Rich Bertoia. He’ll know.’ Whenever

an expert opinion was needed, it always filtered back to Rich.” In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations in Rich’s memory to the American Cancer Society at www.cancer.org.

2-DAY FARM, (80+) PEDAL TRACTORS/CARS, INDUSTRIAL & OTHER COLLECTIBLE TOYS Selling a 50+ year Charles Town Collectors collection name withheld by the request of the family, Located at the COCHRAN AUCTION COMPLEX, 7704 Mapleville Road,

BOONSBORO, WASH. CO., MARYLAND on: FRIDAY EVENING, JANUARY 6, 2017 AT 5:00 P.M. SATURDAY, JANUARY 7, 2017 AT 10:00 A.M. Featuring over 80+ Pedal Tractors & Cars including Complete Set of Oliver; Collector Farm Toys of all kind; Industrial Toys of all kind and Many Other Collectibles.

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MULTI-ESTATE ANTIQUE AUCTION WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4TH at Wilson’s

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CHESTER HEIGHTS, PA 19017 Preview: 1/3/2017 12 NOON-7 P.M.; 1/4/2017 10 A.M.-2 P.M. Highlights: Furniture: Antique Miniature Mahogany Linen Press (circa 1810), Philadelphia Sheraton Mahogany Card Table, Mahogany Hepplewhite Swing Leg Dining Table, Early 8 Day Walnut Tall Case Grandfather Clock w/Calendar & Moon Dial, Early Mahogany Oval Top Candlestand w/Spider Legs, Small Mahogany Box w/Ball Feet, Sheraton One Drawer Stand, Walnut Queen Anne Scalloped Top Hanging Dutch Cupboard (w/base later), Small Walnut Sheraton Box, Walnut Reproduction Flattop Desk w/Lift Lid & Drawers (Marquetry Inlay), Drum Roll Victorian Walnut Desk, Pair of Walnut Victorian Side Chairs, Qty. of Early Blanket Chests (Grain Painted, Turned Feet, Dated 1826, Dovetailed, w/Drawers, Miniature, etc.), Early Pine Dry Sink, Primitive Walnut Stepback 2 Door Cupboard w/Glass Doors, Ornate Carved Victorian Sideboard, Primitive Walnut High Chest of Drawers (3 over 2 over 4), Pine Fold-Top Bench Table, Small Mahogany Curio Cabinet w/Lattice doors, Walnut Fall Front Federal Desk, Ornate Mahogany Bookshelf, 2 Jenny Lind Spool Beds, Early Pine 2 Door Jelly Cupboard, Glass Top Wrought Iron Pedestal Table, Hanging Cherry Corner Cupboard, Mahogany Sideboard, 6 Drawer Mahogany High Chest w/Reeded Columns, Mahogany Showcase Table, 4 Drawer Cherry Slant Front Desk, Oak Treadle Singer Sewing Machine, Cherry Mr. & Mrs. Chest of Drawers, Large Walnut Drop Leaf Dining Table, Qty. Primitive Country Chests of Drawers, English Walnut Silver Chest, 2 Carved Victorian Settees, 4 Section Barrister Bookcase, Variety of Small Antique Stands, Chairs & Tables, etc. Oriental Rugs: Selection of Antique Oriental Rugs incl. Room Size Sarouk & Heriz, Runners Throws, etc. Artwork: Oil on Canvas by Lois Duchamps, Barclay Rubincam Prints (“East on Gay at High Street”, “Old Main 1901 - West Chester State Normal School”, “Looking North on High Street Circa 1840”, “At the Turn of the Century Circa 1910”), 20 Wallace Nutting Prints, Miniature Portrait on Porcelain, Oil Paintings, Watercolors, Etchings, Local Artists, etc. Collectibles: National Brass Candy Store Cash Register Model 313, Ludwig Drum Set, Collection of Antique Books (Leather-Bound, Philadelphia, Gettysburg, The Song of Hiawatha, Lady of the Lake, Whittier, Shellys Complete Poems, Classics, etc.), Collection of Arrowheads (mostly Eastern Shore, Archaic, Clovis, Paleo Points, Many over 3”), Navajo Rug, Pocket Watches (Waltham 1883, Elgin, etc.), Victorian Woven Hair Watch Chain & 1892 Souvenir, American Brilliant Period Cut Glass, Gouda Candlestick, 4 Gal. Connolly & Palm Blue Decorated Stoneware Handled Crock, Eldreth Pottery Rooster & Blue Decorated Stoneware Lamps, Flow Blue, Oak Mechanic’s Tool Box, 12+ Royal Doulton Porcelain Lady Figurines, Antique Quilts, Antique Bisque Porcelain Dolls (Morimura Bros. Nippon, etc.), Costume Jewelry, Wrought Iron Umbrella Stand, Victorian Sled, Early Needlework Sampler, Pair Sterling Silver Candelabras, Brass Canon Model, HO Trains (Santa Fe, Burlington, Union Pacific Locomotives), Early 3 Leg Dough Bowl, Carved Wood Swan Decoys (John H Clark, William Veasey, BA Russell), Picturol Projector Model Q, Vintage Radios, Easy Bake Oven in Orig. Box, Early Deeds & Ephemera, Vintage Photography, etc. Quality Additions Until Sale Time. www.wilsonsauction.net For information on absentee and phone bidding please call our Gallery at 610.358.9515 or email: info@wilsonsauction.net GALLERY: 610-358-9515 Terms: Cash, Penna. Check, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, AmEx, Debit. First time buyers: Check Fax: 610-358-9056 payments accepted only if accompanied by bank letter of credit. Buyer’s Premium: 15%. PA #AU-002824-L

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(Halfway between Reading & Hamburg on Rt. 61, Back side of main mrkt. bldg. Car: 1977 Chevy Caprice Classic 2-Door Coupe, 91K Miles, 305 CI, Garage Kept; (100+) Vint. Promos incl.: Cars from the 1950’s/60’s/70’s with some in original boxes; (200+) Vint. Built Models, Kits & Parts incl.: Amt; Jo-Han; Revell; MPC; Monogram; Lindberg; Pyro, Heller, Aurora & others; (30+) Resin Car Bodies; (60+) Diecast Danbury & Franklin Mint & Muscle Cars; Auto Books & Magazines incl.: Hard & Softback, Hot Rod, Rod/Custom, Car/ Craft & Popular Mechanics; Misc.: (40+) Auto Ad Pages; Advertising Oil Cans, Clocks & Signs; Vint. Hubley Plastic Car Carrier; Plastic Race & Friction Cars; Vint. Model Boxes; Too much more to list in this HUGE auction! See www.westwall.com for flyer & pictures Sale Order: Books & Magazines 1st, Model Kits, Partial & Full Built to follow, Car at 3 P.M. immediately followed by catalog. Owner: Fred Enzmann Living Estate, Leesport, PA. Terms: Cash, Check, MC, Visa, AmEx, Discover, Buyer’s Premium 10% Cash/ Check, 15% Credit Card, 6% PA Sales Tax Charged. Auction House: AH-002010

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Early American Craftsmanship To Be Theme Of Forum Colonial Williamsburg Antiques Forum Will Run From Feb. 24 To 28 Renowned as one of the leading annual decorative arts gatherings in the country that attracts curators, scholars, collectors and aficionados each winter, the 69th Colonial Williamsburg Antiques Forum promises to uphold its tradition of sharing recent findings and insights in â&#x20AC;&#x153;Early American Craftsmanship: Influence and Innovationâ&#x20AC;? from Friday, Feb. 24, to Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017. Through a series of fascinating programs and lectures, attendees will delve into a dynamic aspect of

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Scheduled speakers will include June Lucas, director of research at the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts, Kentucky Art Historian, Estill Curtis Pennington, and Lisa Minardi, noted scholar on Pennsylvania-German culture. Colonial Williamsburg curators will also speak on a broad range of topics ranging from â&#x20AC;&#x153;Two Nations Divided by a Common Craft: Silversmithing in Britain and Americaâ&#x20AC;? to â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Swords of George Washington.â&#x20AC;? In addition to the formal program, forum guests may register for

optional hands-on workshops with the Colonial Williamsburg collections and private tours of historic homes in the region. The fee to attend Antiques Forum is $650 per person and includes three continental breakfasts, three coffee breaks, two afternoon refreshment breaks, an open-

ing reception, a closing reception and dinner, all presentations and a Colonial Williamsburg admission ticket valid through March 5, 2017. Full-time museum professionals can receive a 50 percent discount off the full registration fee, limited to two professionals per qualifying institution. An opening reception is included with the Museum Professional registration; however, the closing

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Horse Drawn Doctors Buggy; Horse Drawn Cutter; 2 Original Painted 5 Piece Cottage Bedroom Sets (Each with a high bed, washstand, rocker, dresser, & chair); Other Dressers & Washstands; Several Oak Sideboards; 1 Dr. Workbench; 4 Dr. Oak File Cabinet; 2 Piece Stepback Cupboard; Other Cupboards; 2 Door Larkin Oak Bookcase; Tables; Chairs; 2 Door Oak Wardrobe; Blanket Chests; Stacking Barristers Bookcases; Mahogany Ă&#x2030;tagère/Curio; Tall Freestanding Cast-Iron Barber Pole Light; Spool Cabinet; Oak Side/Side Secretary Desk; Ornate Parlor Stove (The Violet); Early Sled; Cow Weathervane w/Lightning Ball; Carpets, Oil Paintings; Atmos Clock; Other Clocks; Glassware; China; Coins; Jewelry; Several Slag Glass Lamps; Hanging Lights; Other Lighting; Many Skookum Dolls; American Flyer Trains; Other Toys; Camp Blankets; Linens; Quilts; Perfumes; Girly Accessories; Ephemera; Pottery; Sally Patchin Baskets; Kitchenware; Decorated Stoneware; Large Fairbanks Scales; Store Double Paper Cutter; Canes; Trunks; Vintage Luggage; Rocking Butter Churn; Large Sealtest Ice Cream Sign; Planters Peanut Jar; 7-Up Door Push Bar; Binghamton, NY â&#x20AC;&#x153;Chubbuck Coffeeâ&#x20AC;? Shelf; Large RX Sign/Light; Other Advertising Items; Instruments; Industrial & Retro Items; Hub Caps; License Plates; Traps; Etc. â&#x20AC;Ś NOTE: Call to sell * Great Food Including annual Pork with sauerkraut bowl * Delivery & Pick-up service Available * Families Welcome * Sale regardless of the weather * Preview 8 A.M. TERMS: Cash or Credit Card ~ 13% buyerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s premium * 3% Discount with CASH. For more info & 100s of photos go to www.bostwickauctions.com Call to consign 607-659-4842

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Kathy Maurer, Auctioneer

ANOTHER HUGE SALE AT SCHUYLKILL COUNTYâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S BEST AUCTION

BLUMâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S BID BOARD AUCTION 11:00 A.M. (PREVIEW 10:00 A.M.)

SATURDAY, JANUARY 7TH, 2017

S957776

Next Auction: Saturday, January 21st

S957752

MARX TRAINS & MODERN ERA TRAINS in the Pavilion The First 60 Lots of this Train Auction will be Marx Trains, many in original boxes. Streamline set, Commodore Vanderbilt set, All State sets, NYC freight & passenger sets. RI, WP & B&O diesels. Operating accessories, new & old. Mixed-scale freights. Stations & Bridges. LIONEL POSTWAR: 6464 series boxcars, an assortment of two dozen worth reviewing. Lionel Telegraph Key. Transfer Tables. Mamod Three-Unit Steam train. Built-up Erector loco. Master Builder set. Ferris Wheel set. Microscope set. David King Toonerville Trolley. G GAUGE Thomas & Friends and Holiday/North Pole sets. MODERN ERA LIONEL Hiawatha set. US Navy & Coast Guard sets. MOPAR set. ATSF Hudson War Horse set, sealed OB. Celebration Series Texas Special sets. NYC Mohawk L&T. Westside Lumber Shay. Boyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s & Girlâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s sets. Special Edition boxcar sets. Mickey Mouse & other comic character trains. Vapor Records boxcars, quite a few. Glow-in-the-Dark AEC cars, & the like. Lionel Classics State Set. K-LINE: Ford/Plymouth Switcher set. Rdg. Crusaders, Allegheny & Lackawanna. Structures, scenic materials, rock tumbler. Over 500 Quality Lots! HO MODEL TRAINS in the Blue Room N Scale Trains, too! HO Trains: Penn Line PRR selection includes Decapod & Atlantic L&Ts. BRASS by Gem, Ken Kidder, Red Ball, PFM, Samhongsa, Dai Young, Soho, Cox, Atlas, Roundhouse, Kato, Proto, AHM, Bachmann, Athearn Locos and rolling stock galore! Walthers Amtrak Superliner cars. Stewart WM Historical Society car kits. Digitrax boards & panels. Turn-outs, switches, scenics. Structures kits. N Gauge/Scale: Rapido diesel, Trix, Kato, Atlas, Rivarossi diesels. Preview: Friday, Jan. 6th from 6 P.M.-8 P.M. and from 8 A.M.-10 A.M. day of auction. All items as is, where is. 12% Buyerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Premium. (AY003006-L) Please review complete listings at www.maurerail.com

FRACKVILLE, PA

LARGE NEW YEARâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S EVE DAY AUCTION SATURDAY, DEC. 31 AT 9 A.M. LOCATION: SHIRKâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S 659 N. STATE ROUTE 934,

AUCTION GALLERY

ANNVILLE, PA 17003

QUALITY ANTIQUES, FURNITURE, 2011 FORD ESCAPE, EQUIPMENT, SHOP TOOLS, 70+ GUNS (30 NIB), 40+ ERTL TOY TRACTORS PREVIEW ON FRIDAY, DEC. 30 12 NOON-4 P.M.

S957398

ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES: German Victorian Bisque head w/sleepy eyes, framed Wallace Nutting picture, stack of stereo optic cards, blown glass Millefiori mantle paperweights or ornaments, good 1809 Geburts Taufschein from Northampton County (decorated with Distlefinks, tulips, and flowers), Old New York Central wind up train set, Lionel 2035 train set, old tin metal New York Central train set, assorted Lionel engines and cars, early dome lid wallpaper box, slide lid wallpaper box, 1806 Conestoga wagon jack, Conestoga wagon tar bucket, Sgraffito Redware plate, several blue decorated crocks, Bulbous Redware urn, early brass candlesticks, PA railroad caboose lantern, rare canal boat light (found in New Buffalo, PA), 2 Penn Central railroad lanterns, few old bayonets, large metal Hersheyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Chocolate mold, pair of miniature Royal Doulton toby mugs, Kerosene wall mount glass lamp, Wave Crest dresser jar - no lid, miniature Beddington brown jug, glow lamp w/original burner (miniature), American brass push up candlestick, complete brass scale set w/scale in original boxes, Weller lamp base, Globe amber tobacco jar, Bennington candlestick and jar, Colonial rider on horseback pen & ink drawing, Stoneware fluted crock, Redware handled crocks w/manganese glaze, Litho DeLaval cow/calf sets, early painted checkerboard & barrel, early New England â&#x20AC;&#x153;Snow Birdâ&#x20AC;? wooden sled, 3 old weather vanes w/ animals, 2 wooden duck decoys, hand carved tree w/wooden birds, Hershey Bros. Garage (Palmyra) advertising mirror, heavy brass pail, early iron dovetailed teapot, 4-8â&#x20AC;&#x2122; sections of old wrought iron fencing, early 1800â&#x20AC;&#x2122;s griddle, early football - 7â&#x20AC;? long, early red wooden foot warmer, 2 pin tail drake decoys by Ken Kirby, red & green childâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s wagon set, Lester Breininger piggy bank, large barrel butter churn, neat Governorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Troup picture in Mt. Gretna 1912, 2 old fox chase pictures, old Victorian pictures w/frames, quart milk bottle of Avon Sanitary Dairy (D.L. Sattazahn), Roseville pottery, few good quilts, peanut butter and juice glasses, wooden oak refrigerator, childâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s wooden wagon, mantle clocks, childâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s rolltop desk, 2 nice Oriental plant stands, oak spindle leg table, and much more! AUCTION STARTS AT 9 A.M. WITH 2 AUCTIONEERS ALL DAY. THE SALE WILL BE HELD INDOORS. THEREâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S PLENTY OF PARKING AND GOOD FOOD, SO COME SPEND THE DAY WITH US! FOR PHOTOS AND A FULL LISTING VISIT: AUCTION CONDUCTED BY: www.shirksauctions.com or ROY D. SHIRK - PHONE 717-269-0654 LICENSE #AU-003248-L #AH-001946-L www.auctionzip.com

Located At The Schuylkill Mall, 17931 Directions: Interstate 81 & Route 61 HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE: FIREARMS: Weatherby Vanguard .300 cal. Rifle, Mosin Nagant M91/30 .62x54 Rifle, Mosin Nagant Mod. 1944 Rifle, Mossberg Slugster Mod. 695 Rifle, Winchester Mod. 12 12 Ga. Shotgun, FN-M1930 Greek Mauser 7.92x57 Rifle, Hi-Standard Sentinel R-101 22 cal. Revolver, Rock Island Armory Mod. 1911-A1FS 45 ACP Pistol, Hi-Point Mod. C-9 9mm Pistol, Star B 9mm Pistol, Ruger 10/22 22 Cal. Rifle, Hi-Standard Sport King .22 Rifle, Finnish M-39 7.62x54R Rifle, Parker Ballard 12 Ga. Dbl. Barrel Shotgun, Rossi 22 cal. Rifle, Ranger 12 Ga. Shotgun, H&R 12 Ga. Shotgun, Stevens Mod. 940A 12 Ga. Shotgun, JC Higgins Columbia 12 Ga. Shotgun, JC Higgins 1927-20 12 Ga. Shotgun, JC Higgins Mod. 103-13 Rifle, Marlin 25MN 22 Magnum Rifle, Marlin 6660 22 cal. Rifle, Cobra CB32R Derringer, Maxwell Arms 45 cal. Rifle, Miroku Ultra High 45 cal. Muzzleloader. Ammo, Scopes, Reloading, etc. FURNITURE: Jelly Cupboard, Oak Dressers & Dining Sets, Birdâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s-Eye Maple Dressers, Walnut Washstand, Eastlake Corner Cupboard, Victorian Hall Mirror, 16 Pc. Glass Top Dining Set, Wicker Dresser, Blanket & Cedar Chests, Emperor Grandfather Clock, Gun Cabinet, Heywood Wakefield Dining Table, Enamel Top Tables, Leather Uph. Sofas & Chairs. TOYS: (3) 1950â&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Pez Dispensers, 1960â&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Card Games: Addams Family, Bewitched & The Munsters; 1930â&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Latex Disney Seven Dwarfs Figures, Trains incl. Lionel 252, Marx & HO, Plasticville, Tin Windups, Cap and BB Guns, Sun Rubber, Marx, Tootsie, Dinky, Hubley, Barclay, Star Wars Figures & Chewbacca Bandolier w/Box, Legos, Diecast Vehicles incl. NASCAR, Knickerbocker Pinocchio, 1965 Mattel Francie Doll, Vint. Barbies, Al Capp Yokum Doll, Dollhouses, Video Games incl. Gamecube & Genesis, Lunchboxes incl. Chuck Wagon (1958), Space Dome (1960), World Traveller (1964), Rambo, Kong Fuey. COINS: Morgan, Peace, Eagle & Silver Proof Dollars, Barber & WL Halves, 1875 Seated Dimes, Buffalo & V Nickels, 1865 & 1881 Three Cent Nickels, 1864 & 69 Two Cent Pcs., Large Cents incl. 1810, 31, 38, 40, 41, 43, 45, 47, 51, 52, 53; Flying Eagle Cents incl. 1857 & 58, Indian Cents incl. 1860, Wheat Cents incl. 1909VDB, 1893 Col Expo Coin, Mint & Proof Sets, Silver Certs., Silver Rounds & Ingots. MILITARY: WWII Japanese Canteen; Helmet, Medal, Pins, Bayonets, Uncle Sam Poster, WWII Era Greeting Cards w/ Box. JEWELRY: 14K: Bracelet, Menâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Band, Charm; Much Sterling, Many Pocket Watches incl. Rockford, Omega, Illinois, Montiller, etc. CHINA SETS: Royal Worcester â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Eveshamâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;, Picard â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Fantasyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;, Noritake â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Commemorativeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;, Royal Chester â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Ogdenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;, Haviland Limoges â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Theodoreâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;, Wedgwood â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Patricianâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;, Epiag â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Rajahâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;, Johnson Bros. â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Coaching Scenesâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;, Johnson Bros. Rose Chintz, Fiesta. GLASSWARE: Jadeite, Kingâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Crown, Candlewick, Pink & Green Depression, Fenton, Fostoria, Waterford, Anhor Hocking Forest Green. ANTIQUE/VINTAGE: 1940 CocaCola Spin Top Cooler, Pinball and Six Card Machines, (7) 1930â&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Charlie McCarthy Glasses, (4) 1930â&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Bosco Glasses incl. Mickey & Snow White, RR Time Checks & Lanterns, DeSoto Motor Corp Slides, Orangeade Green Spot Tray, Mining Lamps, 1948 Fishing License, Elgin Car Clock, Trunks, Spinning Wheel, Boy Scout Hats, Oil Bottles, Texaco Thermometer, Santa Candy Containers, Milk Bottles incl. Yuengling Quart & Pint, Records incl. Early Beatles LP, Anvils, Edison Tubes, Radios incl. Zenith Transoceanic, Papier-MachĂŠ Witch. PAPER: Dillinger and Bonnie & Clyde Wanted Notice, Big Little Books, 1950-60â&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Comics, Playboys, 1950â&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Coloring Books incl. Roy Rogers, Lone Ranger, Gene Autry, Rat Patrol, Range Rider. SPORTS: 1950 World Series Guide, CARDS: 1955 Bowman Ashburn, 1948 Bowman Football Van Buren, 1941 Play Ball Pinky May, 1954 Topps Kuenn, 1954 Topps Zernial, 1956 Topps Football Rote & Corverly, 1962 Topps McCarver, 1963 Topps Pitching Leaders, 1966 Topps Bob Gibson, 1969 Topps Hank Aaron, 1970 Topps Ted Williams, Willie Mays & Reggie Jackson; 1983 TCBA Yankee Greats, (150) 1972 Topps Football Cards. NONSPORTS CARDS: (26) 1951 Bowman Jets, Rockets and Spacemen, (15) 1954 Topps Scoop, (37) 1951 Bowman Fight the Red Menace, (34) 1950 Topps Hopalong Cassidy, (65) 1950 Topps License Plates, (8) 1950 Topps Bring Em Back Alive, (14) 1953 Bowman Antique Autos, (32) 1953 Topps License Plates, (79) 1950 Topps Flags of the World, (180) 1950 Topps Freedomâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s War, (67) 1952 Topps Look N See, 1967 Monkees. COLLECTIBLES: Louis Vuitton Pet Carrier, LongabergerÂŽ, Belt Buckles, Knives incl. Schrade, Case, Kabar; Steiff Rabbit, Hummel & Goebel Figurines, Lenox Golden Year of Puppies, Snowbabies, Marilyn Monroe Stamps, Sterling Silver Serving Bowl. OTHER: Painting incl. Janet Onofrey Oil on Canvas, Bikes incl. Ross Lightning Barracuda, Fishing Rods & Reels, Compound & Recurve Bows incl. Bear Polar, Accordion, Elec. & Acoustic Guitars, Quantum Rival Elec. Wheelchair. VOTED BEST AUCTION IN SCHUYLKILL COUNTY 4 YEARS IN A ROW!!! No Personal Checks

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AU005754 AUCTIONEER: TOM HENDRICKS AH001820 MANAGER CAROLYN FRY S957779


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Antiques & Auction News — December 30, 2016 - - 11

O Christmas Tree! Collectible Christmas Tree Pins Smack Dab In The Middle: Design Trends Of The Mid-20th Century By Donald-Brian Johnson What kicks off the holiday season at your house? Some folks start baking Christmas cookies (or eating them). Others begin unraveling myriad strings of Christmas lights. And then there are those who don their first Christmas tree pins of the season. If sweaters festooned with sequined reindeer aren’t quite your cup of Christmas tea, Christmas tree pins provide a more subtle, yet equally sparkly salute to the season. Their glittering blend of

Here is an Art tree with sweeping branches (est. $20-$30).

brilliant metal and glistening gemstones has made them yuletide’s most popular jewelry. Just check out the thousands, yes thousands, listed for sale daily on eBay. No two Christmas tree pins are quite alike. Season after season, from Thanksgiving right up until Christmas Day (and spilling over into those 12 days after), collectors can pin on an entire forest of Christmas tree pins, without ever once being stabbed by a repeat. They’re quite literally the gift that keeps on giving. The first mass-produced Christmas tree pins stretched their branches skyward in the 1940s. They came courtesy of such manufacturers as Weiss, Hobé, and Hollycraft. However, the pins achieved their greatest popularity during the 1950s and ’60s, when nostalgia for Christmases past was overlaid with a “modern” artistic interpretation of that nostalgia. Since Christmas tree pins were essentially “costume” rather than “fine” jewelry, almost every costume jewelry design firm included at least several tree pins in its inventory. In addition to the early seedlings of the ’40s, other prominent pinmakers of the

This candle tree in blue and gold is This is Swarovski’s 2005 Rockefeller Center tree (est. $100-$125). from Gale & Friends (est. $30-$50).

This Eisenberg tree is ablaze with brilliants in its bucket stand (est. $35- Here is a Bijoux tree with candles (est. $40-$60). $50). times included Eisenberg, Gerry’s Creations, J.J. (Jonette Jewelry), Art, Lisner, Monet, and Mylu. Hattie Carnegie and Liz Claiborne designed Christmas tree pins. So did Miriam Haskell and (for a limited Franklin Mint edition)

Kenneth J. Lane. The tree trend has continued into the present with new names, including Swarovski, Tancer-II, Kirks Folly, Gale & Friends, Lunch at the Ritz, and many more joining the roster. Pin

designers face the heady challenge of adapting their individual stylings to the depiction of a single common theme: the Christmas tree. Some realizations are traditional, some abstract, but variety ensures their seemingly limitless collectability. Like the full-size trees they represent, Christmas tree pins twinkle and shimmer, though the effect here is due

to rhinestones, crystals, or other brilliants, rather than by way of electric lights and shiny ornaments. Application of these sparklers marks the final step in the creation of a metal Christmas tree pin, which is first cast in a rubber mold, then polished and electroplated. Following attachment of the clasp mechanism by metal press or soldering, Continued on page 14

The Miriam Haskell tree, which is The Hobé silver tree comes with red This Eisenberg tree has blue teardrop fashioned entirely of colored stones, Here is a jeweled flower tree, unmarked (est. $10-$15). stones (est. $50-$75). dates post-2001 (est. $75-$100). stones (est. $35-$50).

FIRST ANNUAL FULL HOUSE

MEGA AUCTION

Two Auctioneers Selling All Categories, All Day! You Name It, We Have It.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 31 AT 10 A.M.

st

21 Century Antiques

new year’s day super sale

SUNDAY, JANUARY 1, 2017 Preview: 11:30 A.M. • Auction 1 P.M. Burlington VFW, 159 West Pearl St.,

BURLINGTON, NJ 08016 Our consignors save the very best for this auction - plus we roll in unique estate finds. Always promises to be a great sale! Special Mention Items of Interest: Enterprise store counter coffee grinder, ornate Gingerbread cut salesman’s sample stepback cupboard, wood filigree scrollwork hanging shelf, sleigh bells, Black & White Scotch CI doorstop, Large CI WWII ID plane. Gem mint clean hand painted Daguerreotype w/mirror back. Orig. Union Pacific Brass spittoon, Orig. medical quackery device, early doctor’s drug bag. Lg. Phila. Armory Wood box, hand painted Asian Lacquer Box w/brass, Wooden Beach ad sign, Belding Bros. Sewing Ad Table. Vtg. liquor bar advertising, huge canvas banner. 1953 Jaquelite Bocce’ set, Emerson radio bank, early boxed Stetson hats, brass ship’s bell, Desk Set deep-sea diver helmet, gorgeous huckster scale. Glass: Old store stock medicine & poison jars with contents, soda fountain candy jar, pair of light up water filled apothecary bottles, large apothecary jars w/ground tops. Hand painted GWTW lamp, 1939 World’s Fair glass - block Esso Bank, Matched sets Jack-in-the pulpit vases, cranberry glass, ornate Mary Gregory pickle castor, Daum bowl. Pottery & Porcelain: New Brunswick, NJ Ovoid jug, Weller Louwelsa umbrella stand, other Weller & Roseville, Coalport, Pairpoint pin tray, Pope Cup & Saucer Sets, Lladros, Hummels. Toys: Manoil happy farm set MIB, folk art game board, early pressed steel toys, Barclay Boxer Set, Grey iron figures. Jewelry, Etc.: Flapper purse, Mesh & beaded bags, Lalique Perfume Display, SOLID GOLD Vict. Locket w/photos, 14k ring, 14k pin w/pearls, micro-mosaics, Sterling: signed napkin ring, sugar-creamers, Tiffany & Co. heavy bracelet festooned w/ charms, high end costume, David Yurman Bracelet, Pandora, more unlisted. Directions: From North - Rt. 295 S. to Burl/Mt Holly Exit. 541 N/W to Burlington. Once in City, 541 becomes High St. Continue on High into Burlington, cross Rt. 130. Left on W. Pearl - last left you can make. VFW is 2 blocks on right. From Phila.: 95 N. to Betsy Ross Br., cross into NJ. Take Rt 130 N. 10 mi. Left on High (Rt. 541). Follow above directions. Look for signs. Terms: Cash or Check w/ proper ID. CC w/ 3% processing fee. NJ sales tax collected w/o a valid resale number. Questions? Call 609-877-6843. email: dolltoy@hotmail.com. Day of sale call 609-560-3247. Food by Hog Day Afternoon. 10% fundraiser buyer’s premium. 100% of the buyer’s premium goes to the Burlington City HS Performing Arts Boosters. Auctioneer not responsible for accidents. www.auctionzip.com ID #1049 for pictures and more details.

CHRIS DOERNER, AUCTIONEER

S957647

HARRISBURG, PA

1500 Paxton Street, 17104 FURNITURE: 100+ Lots! All Day, Antique and Modern. Decorated Blanket Chest; Danish Modern incl. Dinette Set, Thonet; French Bed; Chippendale Tea Table; Arts & Crafts Chairs; Lift Top Washstand; Primitives: Hired Man’s Bed, Spinning Wheel, Windsor Chairs; 1980’s King Size Bed and Wall Unit; Spinet Desk; Empire Mirror; Lighting: Table & Floor Lamps, Tin Chandeliers, Banquet Lamp; Persian Rugs. BOATS: 1983 16’ Imperial Speedboat with Johnson 11.5 HP Outboard Motor and Trailer; 2 Aluminum Canoes: Eagle and Grumman; Trolling Motor and Boat Accessories. ART: 100+ Lots Antique & Modern incl. Mid-Century; Many Artists; Prints & Paintings!!! Jack Duluth; Yacov Heller; J. Menier; J. Friedman; I. Golden; D. Tibor; T. Douglas; C. Alliari; J. Wolf; E.V. Booream; C.H. Richert; D. Williardson; J.W. Scott; J. Buckels; J. Dawley; Civil War. ESTATE LIQUOR COLLECTION: Jack Daniels; Jim Beam; Courvoisier; Hennessy; Haig & Haig; Martell; Old Taylor; Johnnie Walker; Old Grandad; Wild Turkey; Plus Over 300 Mini-Bottles! COLLECTIBLES: Foltz & Breininger Redware; Lanterns; Wall and Mantel Clocks; Royal Bayreuth; 100+ Pieces Avon; Dolls; Toys; Asian Ceramics; Brass Vases; Ephemera: Postcards, Stamps, Valentines, Photos, Sports Cards; Wedgwood; Cybis; Nippon; Many Books! Leather-Bound, Art, Literature, Military, Roy Chandler, much more; Cameras: Canon F-1 with 75-200mm Lens, AE-1, FT6, Nikon D1X, Nikkor 62mm Lens, Konica Hexanon AR 135mm and 300mm Lenses, & much more! Kent 12 String Guitar; Violins; Silver Plate; Antique Toys & Dolls. TOY TRAINS: American Flyer; Lionel incl Santa Fe Set; Engines; Rolling Stock and More; HO Scale; Accessories. SHOOTING ACCESSORIES, AMMO AND KNIVES: Large Selection Ammo; Pocket & Sheath Knives; Black Powder Kit Guns; Spotting Scopes; Military Collectibles; ReLoader and Supplies; Taxidermy & More. OTHER: 10+ Retail Display Cases; Tools; Kent 12 String Guitar; Toro Lawn Mower; Dinnerware. 10% Buyer’s Premium. Terms: Cash, PA checks. Out-of-state checks w/prior approval. All major credit cards accepted. Food concession. Located off of Interstate 83 between 13th Street and 17th Street exits, Harrisburg PA!

www.CordierAuction.com A Large and Eclectic Selection from Regional Estates and Consignors. Two Auctioneers All Day! Bring Friends and Family!! Severe Weather Date: New Year’s Day!

David Cordier, AU005321

717-731-8662 S957601

This is an elaborately rhinestoned This is Nordstrom’s “diamond” flower basket tree (est. $20-$30). Bijoux tree (est. $40-$60).

Preview: Fri., Dec. 30, 12 Noon-4 P.M.; Sat., Dec. 31 9 A.M. Through Auction


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Converse Auctions To Hold Online-Only Chinese Auction On Dec. 30

Sportsman’s Auction of Guns, Archery, Ammo, Boats, Knives, Fishing & Mounts

Malvern, Pa., Firm Has New Name And New Owner Converse Auctions will bid farewell to 2016 with a new name, a new owner and an online auction, planned for Friday, Dec. 30, packed with more than 350 lots of fine Chinese antiques, including a rare Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368) Jun Yao bowl. Interested bidders can register and view the catalog at www.converseauctions.com. The company has changed its name to Converse Auctions from Gordon S. Converse & Co., founded by Gordon Converse, who began his career as a horologist and an appraiser on the PBS series

“Antiques Roadshow.” Converse Auctions is now solely owned and operated by Gordon’s son, M. Todd Converse. It should be a seamless transition. Todd had already been working and learning under his father, and he brings 15 years of experience to his new position. As someone who understands the auction business, Todd brings a renewed energy to Converse Auctions. Right now his focus is on presenting fine items in the Dec. 30 sale. “This auction offers M. Todd Converse is the new owner of everything from exquisite jade Converse Auctions. carvings, porcelain and jewelry to bronze Buddhas and zitan furniture,” said Todd. “It also has beautiful art pieces, cloisonné and unusual pliquea-jour.” The auction will start at 10 a.m. Eastern time. Previews will be held on Wednesday and Thursday, Continued on page 14

Will sell at GATEWAY

GALLERY AUCTION, 643 Kriner Rd.,

CHAMBERSBURG, PA on: SATURDAY, JANUARY 7 AT 9 A.M. GUNS (Sold at Noon): 60+ Cataloged lots. Complete listing online or by phoning (717) 263-6512 & requesting catalog. ARCHERY: Ucon SL-F76924 crossbow w/rrows; compound bow PSE Nova w/arrows/quiver; crossbow bolts; pistol crossbow; arrows & much more. AMMO: 358 Winchester silvertip; 32 S&W; 38 S&W; 22 cal. Federal; 20 ga. Federal shot shells; .177 cal. BBs; 177 cal. pellets; misc. 20 ga & 22 cal. shells; misc. brass; .50 cal. bullets; black powder; 12 ga.; .222 cal.; 12 ga. minis; 30-30 Winchester; .243, .223; 22-250s; 30-06; 5.56; .280; .300; .270 Winchester; .380 auto & more. FISHING: Very Large Assortment including Fishing rods; creels; reels; lures; spinners; jigs; poles; flys; tackle boxes; nets. BOATS: 1971 14 ft. Ormond fishing boat w/trailer (not original boat trailer); Kevlar 49 Aramid Sundowner canoe; Grumman sailing canoe; Grumman conventional canoe; Johnson 9.9 boat motor and other accessories. MOUNTS: Elk; white tail bucks; antlers; & more. KNIVES: Military; Case; Remington; Buck; Barlow; Ka-Bar; Schrade; Winchester & more. SCOPES: BSA spotting scope; BSA red dot scope; archery scope; Bushnell GPS; BSA Illum. sight. SPORTING RELATED: Reloading equipment; tree stand; metal detector; ammo box; crab pot; clips; holsters; vise block; cleaning kits; trail can; shooting sticks; hunting clothes; fishing waders; boots; gun rack; boating oil & related boating items; duck decoys; soft/hard gun cases; Monarch lantern; (2) British bayonets (1 has scabbard); sporting prints/artwork; hunting seat; gun cabinet; etc.

Preview Friday, January 6 from 3-6 P.M. and Sale Day from 8 A.M. AUCTIONEER’S NOTE: Auction will begin at 9 A.M. Firearms sold at Noon. Online bidding available on catalog firearms ONLY. Non-cataloged items available to in-house bidders and open to absentee (left) bids. TERMS: Cash. Visa/MC/Discover accepted. 13% buyer’s premium discounted by 3% for cash and acceptable check will be applied to all winning bids. Online buyer’s premium is 18%. BE SURE TO READ TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR FIREARMS. Statements made day of sale take precedence.

GATEWAY GALLERY AUCTION, INC. Our Service is the Difference Phone

(717) 263-6512, (800) 315-3265, AH002001, AY002190

www.GatewayAuction.com Auctioneer John F. Kohler, Jr. AU000507L Auctioneer Heather R. Kohler AU005651 Apprentice Auctioneer Tye Schwartz AA019486

PUBLIC

S956565

This rare and important Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368) Jun Yao bowl, glazed in the traditional complex blue glaze, A pair of antique Chinese zitan and porcelain wardrobes, each panel decorated developed in the Henan province of with bamboo and birds, two Chinese characters and the artist’s red seal, is esti- China, will be estimated at $10,000$15,000. mated at $4,000-$6,000.

UCTION

GOLD & SILVER COINS, FOREIGN COINS, CURRENCY Held at

Kinzer Fire Company: 3521 Lincoln Hwy. East, KINZERS

PA

17535

THURSDAY, JANUARY 12, 2017 · 11:00 A.M. Blizzard Date: Tuesday, January 17, 2017 · 11:00 A.M. DIR.: Kinzer Fire Company: 3521 Lincoln Hwy. East, Kinzers, PA 17535. Located on Rt. 30, 2 Miles West of Gap.

GOLD & SILVER COINS, FOREIGN COINS, CURRENCY Gold Coins: $1 Pieces (1851-56, 1862), $2½ Pieces (1857, 73, 1901, 02, 06, 11, 27), $3 Piece ( 1874), $5 Pieces (1881, 84, (3) 85, 97, 1913), $10 Pieces: (1897, 1911), $20 Pieces (1894, 1910, 24, 26). Cents: 1826, 1832 ½¢), 1864 2¢, 1852 3¢, Flying Eagle cents (1857, 58), rolls of Indian heads, steel & wheat. Nickels: V nickels, Buffalo, War Nickels. Dimes: 1842, 53 ½ dime, 1887, silver. Quarters: Silver. Halves: 1872 Columbian Expo, 1925 Stone Mtn., 1946 Booker Washington, Franklin Liberty, Washington, Silver & Clad Kennedy. Dollars: Hundreds of silver dollars 1832-1925. Proof Sets: Lots of sets from 1960-1970s. Commemoratives, Foreign, Tokens: Washington Carver, Coatesville, PA, assorted foreign coins & tokens. Currency: $1, $5, $10 Silver certificates, Red seal $2, Barr dollars, foreign bills, JFK bills, large bills.

AUCTIONEER’S NOTE Very large 1 family collection of coins & currency. 100s more coins to sort. Check website for pictures and catalog as we get closer to auction date.

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Christmas Tree Pins

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after World War II. Used to working with precious stones and metals, but going where the jobs were, they adapted their talents to the creation of superior costume jewelry. Christmas tree pins are the ideal collectible for those with limited space for stashing their treasures. Most average just two inches in height and can be conveniently stored in drawers, on flat cushioned trays. Those who’d like to enjoy their pins on a daily basis can display them in velvet-lined shadow boxes, or pin them on vintage dress forms. Thanks to the internet, what was once a seasonal hobby now provides collecting fun year-round. So, if you find yourself brimming with Christmas spirit on the Fourth of July, just go online, and let the tree hunt begin! You might, however, find yourself temporarily distracted by the multitude of other Here is a variation on the Christmas holiday-themed pins on view. tree pin: a jeweled standing tree, unmarked (est. $30-$40).

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the pin is hand-enameled, and, at last, its tiny gleaming gems are firmly affixed. The result: a Christmas tree pin that’s proudly present-worthy. As with much costume jewelry, it’s often impossible to credit every Christmas tree pin to a specific designer. Many were the work of European craftsmen, immigrating to the United States

Mouse in the house! This mouse and The Alexis Bittar jeweled Lucite tree is tree pin is by Tancer-II (est. $30-$40). from 2012 (est. $175-$200). Santas. Snowmen. Carolers, candy canes, and partridges perched (where else?) in pear trees. With so many choices, you may want to start donning those holiday pins a bit earlier. . .say, perhaps, on the day after Christmas. Happy Holidays! Photo Associate: Hank Kuhlmann. Christmas tree pins courtesy of De Wittstruck.

Dec. 28 and 29, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in their showroom at 57 Lancaster Ave., Malvern, Pa. With a pre-auction estimate of $10,000-$15,000, the Yuan Dynasty Jun Yao bowl is the sale’s expected top lot. The bowl is glazed in the traditional complex blue glaze, developed in the Henan province during the Northern Song and Jin dynasties. The curving sides rise from a short, unglazed foot. The interior is pale blue, with a purple splash. The bowl was last sold in 1956. Chinese white jade pieces are expected to do particularly well. A possible challenger to the Yuan Dynasty bowl for top lot honors is a white jade vase in the shape of moon flask, with curved, scroll-shaped ears from the neck to shoulder, 7.75 inches tall. Carved with a central character and the outside of the body

bordered in a ruyi pattern, the lot is estimated to gavel for $5,000-$8,000. Two other white jade pieces have identical estimates of $3,000-$5,000. One is a bowl carved in a lotus blossom form with eight lobes and a beveled mouth rim. The translucent bowl is raised on a low splayed foot ring. The other is a superbly carved 19th-century lidded urn with pierced dragon handles and carved dragons and clouds, bordered by plantain leaves, meander and dragon forms. A pair of antique Chinese zitan and porcelain wardrobes, each panel decorated with bamboo and birds, two Chinese characters and the artist’s red seal, 94 inches tall and 47 inches wide each, should realize $4,000-$6,000, and a vertical landscape scroll of a mountain in clouds over a tiny house at the edge of a cliff by Zhang Daqian (1899-1983), 31 inches tall, should hit $200-$400. Continued on page 15

An All-American Christmas. This patriotic tree pin is unmarked (est. $10$15).

Donald-Brian Johnson is the co-author of numerous books on design and collectibles, including “Postwar Pop,” a collection of his columns, and an upcoming second volume. Christmas is, This Metropolitan Museum pin is an Circular stones in varied solid colors hands down, his abstract white rhinestone tree (est. This is an unmarked pearl tree (est. create the tree shape on this favorite holiday. $10-$15). $30-$40). unmarked pin (est. $20-$30).

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The pair of carved rosewood armchairs formed of undulating crest rails above large pierced splats carved with ruyi scepters is estimated at $1,000$1,500.

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ONE OF OUR LARGEST FURNITURE SALES FEATURING 1820’S-30’S EMPIRE CHESTS AND SEVERAL GAME TABLES, TWO AND THREE DRAWER PERIOD STANDS. MISSION-STYLE TRADITIONAL PIECES, CHESTS OF DRAWERS, TABLES, DINING ROOMS, BEDDING, PATIO AND DEN FURNITURE, BOOKCASES, KING SIZE BEDROOM FURNITURE, AN EARLY SPINNING WHEEL, A ROCOCO CHAIR, SEVERAL NICE RUGS. MANY PRIMITIVES JUST ADDED!!!

THE SHOWROOM AT 12 NOON: A COLLECTION OF OVER 60 ANTIQUE SCALES FROM MICROMETERS TO CHATILLONS, APOTHECARY TO POSTAL, SPRING TO BABY SCALES. A LARGE COLLECTION OF 75+ HUMMEL/GOEBEL FIGURINES. OVER 25 ANTIQUE CLOCKS INCLUDING EARLY 1800’S CONNECTICUT PILLAR AND SCROLL, MANY JUNGHANS REGULATORS, GINGERBREAD, SHELF, OGEE, ANSONIA, H & H FRENCH CLOCK, LONG CASE WALL CLOCKS. SEVERAL MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS INCLUDING AN OLDS RECORDING TROMBONE, AN ACCENT 3-VALVE EUPHONIUM, A COLLEGIATE TRUMPET, A C.G. CONN TRUMPET, AN EARLY 20TH CENTURY GERMAN MADE STRAD COPY VIOLIN WITH TWO BOWS, A CONN CLARINET, A WHIMSICAL LAGERPHONE OR STOMP DRUM, A CONCERTINA, A C. G. CONN TROMBONE.

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HEAVY OAK DRY SINK WITH ATTACHED SHELVES

AN EARLY BRITISH CROSSBOW, A TURKISH FLINTLOCK PISTOL, A COLD WAR RUSSIAN SPY SCOPE, A HARRINGTON & RICHARDSON EXPERT 22 LONG REVOLVER-9 SHOT, A REMINGTON SPORTSMAN 58-12 GAUGE SHOTGUN, A MOSSBERG CHUCKSTER 620K 22 MAGNUM BOLT ACTION, AMMUNITION. QUALITY ANTIQUE CHANDELIERS. ARTWORKS, LISTED ARTISTS, OILS, WATERCOLORS, EARLY CURRIERS. A SALVADOR DALI - DON QUIXOTE ETCHING WITH CERTIFICATION. AN ANTIQUE CAST IRON BLACK MEMORABILIA COLLECTION OF FIGURINES AND BANKS. EARLY BLACK SAMBO BOOK. A LARGE PRINCESS HOUSE GLASS COLLECTION. AN END OF DAY BLUE DECORATED STONEWARE JUG WITH A COBALT BLUE LEG DECORATION, A 4 GALLON STONEWARE BUTTER CHURN, OTHER CROCKS AND JUGS. STAFFORDSHIRE FIGURINES, WEDGWOOD AND STAFFORDSHIRE CHINA SETS. CEMENT LAWN FLAMINGOS AND UNCLE SAM. LARGE CAST-IRON CAULDRON, SMALL CAST-IRON POTS AND KETTLE. A STREAM LINE LOUIS MARX TRAIN SET IN THE ORIGINAL BOX. ANTIQUE TOYS INCLUDING A SCHUCO ANSONIA JUMPING FROG, A MAC 700 MOTORCYCLE WITH RIDER. A BRAINERD & ARMSTRONG SPOOL CABINET. CIVIL REGULATOR CLOCK WAR SOLDIER CDVs. OLD PHOTO AND CDV COLLECTION. STERLING SILVER SPOON COLLECTION. LARGE RADIO CONTROL PLANES. ANTIQUE JAPANESE NETSUKE FIGURINES. EARLY 1930’S MOVIE REELS OF JAMES CAGNEY IN G-MEN (1935), CAROLE LOMBARD IN WE’RE NOT DRESSING (1934), POPEYE MEETS ALI BABA AND THE FORTY THIEVES, POPEYE AND ALADIN’S LAMP, ALI BABA GOES TO TOWN AND OTHERS.

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A Qing Dynasty gilt bronze, finely cast Buddha, shown on a gilt bronze lotus leaf, riding a four-footed animal, 7 inches tall, supported on a lotus pedestal, has an estimate of $2,000-$4,000; and a pair of carved rosewood armchairs formed of undulating crest rails above large pierced splats carved with ruyi scepters and inlaid with abalone floral sprays, should make $1,000-$1,500. A carved jade brush washer in the form of a lotus leaf, with curving edges decorated with lotus blossoms and enhanced by brown inclusions, on a hand-carved base, is expected to command $2,500-$3,500, and a Yong Zheng dragon vase in a box, 11.5 inches tall, with the vase having a narrow neck and bulbous body and glazed in blue, white and orange, should rise to $800-$1,200. A pair of carved spinach green jade plates, made to resemble chrysanthemum

This white jade vase in the shape of moon flask, with curved, scroll-shaped ears from the neck to shoulder, 7.75 inches tall, is estimated at $5,000$8,000.

petals radiating out from the center in three bands, 7.5 inches in diameter, should hit $1,000-$1,500, while a blue and yellow charger with a large interior central blue and white peony, an interior rim alter- This rare red and white vase with a celadon tint, with dragnating painted ons encircling the belly of the base, 11 inches tall, is estifruit, and bor- mated at $800-$1,200. dered by curving flower and vine patterns, body decorated in intense should command $500-$800. cobalt blue waves with white Two Chinese vases have sea creatures, 11 inches tall, the same pre-sale estimates should sell for $300-$500. Bidding may be done of $800-$1,200. The first is a famille rose, Qianlong- directly through the Converse marked, multi-color trumpet- Auctions website at www.contop vase, decorated in bands verseauctions.com, through of different border patterns the Converse smartphone app, above scenes of castles and or via the online bidding platprocessions, 15.5 inches tall. forms LiveAuctioneers.com The second is a rare red and and Invaluable.com. For those white vase with a celadon tint, planning on attending the prewith dragons encircling the view, Converse Auctions is belly of the base, 11 inches conveniently located at 57 Lancaster Ave. in Malvern, Pa., tall. between routes 29 and 401. Two plique-a-jour For further information bowls, similar to cloion this online-only sale, sonné but without the call 610-722-9004 or metal backing so light email either Todd@ can shine through, C o n v e r s e decorated with Auctions.com or vibrant, multicolinfo@Converse ored flowers, will Auctions.com. be sold as one lot (est. $400$ 6 0 0 ) , The Qing Dynasty gilt while a bronze, finely cast porcelain Buddha, shown on a m o o n gilt bronze lotus leaf, flask with a riding a four-footed flat back to animal, 7 inches be hung on tall, is estimated at a wall, hav$2,000-$4,000. ing a main

Christie’s Estates, Appraisals And Valuation Expert Joins Garth’s And Selkirk Simon Wills, formerly of Christie’s in New York, has joined Garth’s Auctioneers and Appraisers (Columbus, Ohio) and Selkirk Auctioneers and Appraisers (St. Louis. Mo.). Wills was most recently the vice president and senior account manager in the estates, appraisals and valuations department. Now as account and business development manager, as well as fine art specialist and consignment representative, at Garth’s and Selkirk, Wills will bring additional depth of knowledge and experience in handling complex consignments. “Literally trillions of dollars of wealth is transferring at record rates from baby boomers through to the next generation,” stated Jeff Jeffers, chief executive officer. “We’re continuing to grow our team to meet this rapidly growing need for specialized expertise and to reach further into the national and international markets.” “I’m thrilled to bring more than 10 years of experience working with one of the leaders in the global art business to Garth’s and Selkirk,” commented Wills. “These two highly respected names, together, have added a new dimension to the auction and appraisal world. It’s energizing to be part of the expanding scope of the services we offer to customers and their trustWills will serve both the Selkirk office in St. ed advisors.” Wills was responsible for more than 50 Louis, Mo., and Garth’s in Columbus, Ohio, accounts annually, working with clients from where his wife is on the faculty of The Ohio private collectors, to institutions and corpora- State University. To contact Simon Wills, call 740-362-4771. tions, as well as trust and estate fiduciaries. He provided appraisals for insurance, financial planning, and IRS-facing purposes. Wills additionally oversaw large and complex auction consignments, which during his tenure generated aggregate sales of nearly $100 million. Prior to joining Christie’s, Wills graduated from the Art Institute of Boston, where he received a BFA with a major in illustration. Simon also worked as a freelance commercial illustrator.

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WANTED: WORLD COINS, U.S. paper money, currency, medals, tokens, gold, diamonds. CASH paid wepaymore@live.com 610 371 0505

GUITARS, VIOLINS, MANDOLINS, banjos, early brass & woodwinds. We buy, sell, & appraise. In business since 1974. Vintage Instruments, Philadelphia, vintagefo@aol.com 215-545-1100.

1800-1970 SELL YOUR ANTIQUE TOYS, TRAINS, SPACE TOYS & ROBOTS for the HIGHEST PRICES! No one will pay you higher for Tin Toy Collections! 856-547-5521 ragtimetoys@comcast.net

J CLOSEOUT: OVER 90 Boxes of photo postcards. Selling 1 or all. Also available over 20 binders of historical covers & paper. Unique sports collectibles, new & vintage sports cards. Call Goldy’s Sports Collectibles, 3338 Route 9 South, Freehold, NJ 07728, 732-409-4944.

TELEPHONES: 1892-1982, over 85 different & associated. Free Cataloge. Wish to sell entire business. 608-582-4124 www.phonecoinc.com TITANIC MEMORABILIA including a large piece of coal with letter of authenticity. 1912 original book of ship sinking much more. Call 717-272-3968 for more details.

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SHEET MUSIC WANTED, any era. Sandy Marrone, 113 Oakwood Drive, Cinnaminson, NJ 08077, 856-829-6104 E-mail smusandy@aol.com WANTED OLD RADIOS, Tubes, Hi-Fi Equip., Amplifiers, Speakers, Ham Radios, Tube Testers & related items. Large and small collections. Call Rich 484-948-8044, Pottstown, PA.

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AMERICAN ANTIQUES, EUROPEAN & ASIAN FURNITURE & DECORATIVE ARTS AUCTION

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