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Dover, Delaware 19904

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Dover, Delaware 19904

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30+ Years Experience In Marketing Fine Antiques.

Specialists In Building Collections and Downsizing Collections.

Appraisals, Consultations and Estate Settlements.

Next Auction Schedule

Friday, March 13, 2015
Starting at 5:00 pm
Saturday, March 14, 2015
Starting at 10:00 am

To Be Held at the
Leipsic Fire Co. Social Hall
318 Main Street
Leipsic, Delaware 19901

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Friday Session - Starting at 5:00 pm

Tables Stacked Full of Fine Antiques, Collectables & Estate Items Including – Lots of Old Stoneware, Redware, Glassware, China & Porcelains, Early Export China, Lots of Woodenware, Old Advertising Signs, Dozens of Old Decoys, Many Cast Iron Banks, Old Toys, Putz Animals, Trains, Old Pewter, Antique Copper & Brass, Many Local Milk Bottles, Steam Toys, General Store Items, Large Group of Roseville Art Pottery, Oyster Tins, Weathervanes, Gum Ball Machine, Lots of Artwork, Paintings & Prints, Many Early Leather Bound Books, Signed Book by Frank Schoonover, Old Documents, Old Maps, Stacks of Paper Ephemera, Local Real Photo Postcards, Lots of Nice Jewelry, Costume & Sterling Jewelry, Many Sterling Weighted Candlesticks, Lots of Military Items – Civil War, Span Am, WW I, WW II, Many Swords, Many Bayonets, Military Accoutrements, Wood Shaft Golf Clubs, Quilts, Antique Furniture, Machinists Chests, Old Wooden Fishing Tackle Box & More – Collection of U.S. Coins and Paper Currency – Including Scarce Silver Dollars, Trade Silver Dollars, Cased CC Silver Dollars, U.S. Coins with Scarce Dates, CC Coins, Many U.S. Gold Coins including 1856 $3.00 Gold Piece, 1827 British Gold Sovereign, Large Groups of U.S. Silver Coins to be Sold in Lots - Lots of Old U.S. Currency, $20 Gold Certificate, Large Notes, Obsolete Notes, Fractional Currency, Confederate Currency, Group of Old Stamp Albums

Saturday Session - Starting at 10:00 am

Period, Country & Victorian Furniture – 18th C. Mahogany Chippendale Chest on Chest, Fine 18th C. Windsor Arm Chair with Original Surface, 18th C. Walnut Birdcage Tilt Top Table, Early 19th C. N.E. Candle Stand, 19th C. Sheraton Bow Front Chest of Drawers with Carved Pineapples, 18th C. Chippendale Chair, 19th C. York County, Pa. Painted Blanket Chest, Small Eastern Shore Blanket Chest, Large Antique Step Back Cupboard, 19th C. Rod-back Windsor Armchair Signed J. Chesnut, Wilmington, Del., Nice Tiger Maple 2 Drawer Stand, Fine 19th C. Hanging Shelf with Drawer, Unusual 19th C. Dental Cabinet, 18th C. Scottish Tall Case Clock, Antique Pine Wardrobe, Early Ladder Back Chair, Shaving Mirrors, Antique Oak Jacobean Style Sideboard, 19th C. Pine Schoolmasters Desk, Mortised Benches, Church Benches, Blanket Chests, Miniature Blanket Chest, Fancy Mahogany Pedestal, Fancy Victorian Curio Shelf, Victorian Marble Top Tables, Q.A. Style Tiger Maple Youth Chair, Hepplewhite Style Inlaid Pembroke Table by A.W. Marlow of York, Pa. Dated 1936, English Victorian Marble Top Washstand, Folk Art Smoking Stand, Plank Chairs & More

Fine Americana – Nice Collection of Blue Decorated Stoneware including Wm. Hare Crocks, P. Herrmann, Pfaltzgraff, Cowden, Ovoid Jug Dated 1834, Pitchers, etc., Fine Collection of Yellow Slip Decorated Redware Plates & Chargers, Lots of Early Redware, Antique Baskets including Fine Blue Painted Basket, Delaware Oyster Basket, 19th C. Album Quilt, Other Hand Sewn Quilts, Miniature Chest of Drawers Dated 1876, Slide Lid Candle Box Dated 1837, Lots of Rose Medallion, Many Nice 19th C. Document Boxes, Sewing Boxes, Many Early Candlesticks including Fine Pair of Miniature 18th C. Pedal Base Candlesticks, Large Group of Early American Pewter Plates, 18th C. Firing Glasses, Air Twist Wine Glass, Nice Demi-John Bottle, Curtain Tie-Backs, Many Old Decoys, Early Metalware, Spongeware, Collection of Antique Mechanical & Still Banks, Doorstops, Nice Group of Large Antique Swirl & Sulfide Marbles, Antique Mills 5 Cent High-Top Slot Machine, Trade Stimulator, Old Toys, Papier Mache Jack-O-Lanterns, Cast Iron Owl Andirons with Orig. Paint, 19th C. Swiss Music Box, Collection of Antique Bisque Head Dolls, Mini Sewing Machines, Antique Child’s Sled, Rocking Horses & Sleigh, Fine Pair of circa 1860 Child’s Boots, Folk Art Painted Child’s Cupboard, Rogers Group, Moorcroft Art Pottery, Set of Oyster Plates, Fish Set, Flow Blue Platter, Staffordshire, Fine Bronze Wall Mount Horse Head, Very Fine Bronze Table Lamp with Figure of a Woman, Lots of Antique Clocks, Royal Bonn Porcelain Clock, Many Nice Old Lamps, Nice Collection of Vintage Fur Coats, Antique Advertising & Lots More

Fine Collection of Native American Stone Points from North East, Maryland & Kent County, Delaware, Native American Woven Baskets, Tribal Pot, Scarce 1899 Cabinet Photo of 1899 St. Louis Perfectos Baseball Team & More

Original Artwork – Exceptional Oil Painting of Alexander Graham Bell with his Prototype Telephone at the 1876 Centennial Expo in Philadelphia by John Rae (New Jersey 1882-1963), Fine Oil Painting of Crecy, France by Bert Geer Phillips (New Mexico 1868-1956), Very Fine Antique Oil Painting of a Gypsy Woman Smoking Signed “Ch. Lyonett”, Many Nice Landscape Oil Paintings, Watercolor Painting of Rehoboth Art League Outdoor Show by Delaware Artist Jack Lewis, Jack Lewis Watercolor Painting of Kitts Hummock, Delaware, Watercolor of Lewes, Delaware By Howard Schroder, Christmas Wood Block Print by Ethel P.B. Leach of Delaware, Illustration by Marie Louis Pierre Vidal (France 1849-), Oil Paintings by Edmond Weill (New York 1877-), Many Other Oil Paintings & Watercolors, Fine Collection of Early 19th C. Miniature Portraits & Silhouettes, Russian Icon & More

Sterling Silver and Early Silver – Rare Early 18th C. Tab Handle Porringer by John Edwards (Boston 1671-1746), 19th C. Teapot by Lewis & Smith of Philadelphia, Large Set of 19th C. Delaware Coin Silver Spoons by James Kendall, Sterling Silver Hollow Ware by Tiffany & Co. New York, Antique Sterling Coffee & Teapots, Repousse Sterling Flatware Set by S. Kirk & Son, Baltimore, Sterling Flatware Set Rondo Pattern by Gorham, 3 Early Georgian Sterling Silver Wine Bottle Coasters, Other Georgian Sterling Silver, Stacks of Sterling Hollow Ware, Lots of Sterling Flatware Sold in Group Lots, Sterling Porringers, Large 800 Silver Serving Tray, Fine 800 Silver Art Nouveau Vase, Sterling Calling Card & Cigarette Cases, Repousse Sterling & Coin Silver Serving Pieces & More

Fine Estate Jewelry – Wonderful Group of Over 40 Fine 14K & 18K Gold Ladies & Men’s Rings with Various Settings of Diamonds and Precious Gem Stones, Very Fine Diamond Bracelet in 14 K Yellow Gold, Fine 14 K Antique Diamond & Pearl Bracelet, Exceptional 18 K Gold Ring with Emeralds & Diamonds, Very Fine Ladies Ring with 1 Carat Marquis Cut Diamond, Exceptional 14 K Gold Diamond & Sapphire Brooch Pin, Many Antique Cameos, Fine Antique Figural Multi Color Gold Locket, 14 K Gold Ladies Wristwatches, 14 K Gold Pocket Watch, Victorian Opera Glasses & Lorgnette, Gold Filigree Brooch Pins, Nice Gold Earrings, Lots of Gold Jewelry to be Sold in Group Lots, Mexican & Sterling Jewelry Sold in Group Lots, Fine Mid Century Modern Designer Bracelets & More

Early Guns, Military Items & Edged Weapons – U.S. Springfield Model 1884 Trapdoor Rifle, Civil War U.S. Springfield Musket Dated 1862, 2 Remington Rolling Block Rifles, Colt Model 1860 Army Revolver, Starr Arms Co. 1863 Percussion Revolver, Model 1842 Percussion Navy Pistol, Fancy 19th. C. Single Shot Percussion Pistol, Small 19th C. Revolvers by Colt, Smith & Wesson, Ambrotype Photos of Civil War Soldiers, DuPont Gunpowder Tins, Bound Volume of Civil War Newspapers, Confederate Bond, Many Old Knives, Bowie Knives, Swords, Powder Horns & Flasks & More

Cash, Local Personal Check, Visa, MC, Discover Credit or Debit Cards,
Out of State Personal Checks Accepted thru Cross-Check,
Out of State Business Checks Must have Bank Letter of Credit

 13% Buyer Premium on All Items Sold, Discounted  3% for Payment by Cash, Check or Debit Card. – No Sales Tax – No Internet Bidding
Pre Arraigned Absentee Bids Accepted

Friday from 10 am until end of evening session
Doors open Saturday at 8 am
All Items Sold As-is Where-is with No Expressed or Implied Warranties.
Plenty of Free Parking  - Air Conditioned Hall
Great Homemade Food Served by the Leipsic Vol. Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary