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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, September 11, 2015
Starting at 5:00 pm
Saturday, September 12, 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, Lots of Woodenware, Old Toys, Antique Copper & Brass, Many Local Milk Bottles, Scarce Milford, Del. Milk Bottles, General Store Items, Large Group of Roseville & Weller Art Pottery, Lots of Artwork, Paintings & Prints, Stacks of Paper Ephemera, Lots of Old Postcards, Lots of Nice Jewelry, Costume & Sterling Jewelry, Many Sterling Weighted Candlesticks, Lots of Military Items, Coverlets, Antique Furniture, Collection of German Figural Porcelain Souvenir Pigs, Steuben Glass, Colored Baccarat Glass, Delaware Glass, Victorian Opalescent Glass, Doorstops, Clocks, Majolica, Staffordshire China, Yellow Ware, Blue & White Stoneware, Hooked Rugs, Oriental Rugs, Primitives & Too Much More to Mention. We are Loaded with Fine Items for This Auction – Collection of U.S. Coins and Paper Currency – Including Scarce Silver Dollars, CC Silver Dollars, U.S. Coins with Scarce Dates, Half Cents, Large Cents, Bust & Seated Liberty Halves, 1783 Nova Constellatio Copper, 20 Cent Pc., Carson City Coins, Love Tokens, Foreign Coins, Many U.S. Gold Coins including $20 Gold Piece, Groups of U.S. Silver Coins to be Sold in Lots - Lots of Old U.S. Currency, Large Notes, Obsolete Notes, Lots of Fractional Currency, Confederate Currency, Lots of Old Stamps, 1929 World Series Ticket

Saturday Session - Starting at 10:00 am

Period, Country & Victorian Furniture – Small 18th C. Delaware Valley Chippendale Chest of Drawers, 18th C. Philadelphia Chippendale Arm Chair, 19th C. Pennsylvania Painted Blanket Chest Dated 1830 in the Paint, Nice 19th C. Mahogany Bookcase, 19th C. Federal Desk, 19th C. Sheraton Banquet Table, 18th C. Wing Back Chair, Highly Carved Antique Armchair, Nice Early 19th C. Tall Case Clock, Fine 19th C. Federal Breakfast Table, Georgian Tier Table, Georgian Chest of Drawers, Nice Antique Sewing Stand, Queen Anne Drop Leaf Table, 2 Hanging Cupboards, Marquetry Inlaid Table, #6 Shaker Rocker, Fine Victorian Wicker Stroller, Fancy Victorian Wicker Rocker, Corner Washstand, Many Night Stands, Cherry Blanket Chest, Lots of Tilt Top Tables, Needlepoint Fire Screen, Oak Cylinder Roll Top Desk, Cherry Cradle, Plant Stands, Many Victorian Marble Top Tables, Oriental Cabinet, Plank Chairs & Lots More

Fine Americana – Nice Collection of Blue Decorated Stoneware including Blue Decorated Delmar, Delaware Store Crock, Scarce 1 ½ Gallon Crock by Wm. Hare, Wilmington, Fine Pair of 18th C. Chippendale Knife Boxes, 1844 Kent Co. Delaware Needlework Sampler, Scarce 1840 Needlework Sampler by Young Man (Edward Crew age 8 years), Stacks of Early 19th C. Staffordshire including Blue Historical Platter “Capitol, Washington”, Other Blue Historical Staffordshire Pieces, 40+ pcs. of Blue Onion Porcelain including Platters & Serving Pieces, Collection of Copper Luster, Stacks of Rose Medallion Chinese Export Porcelain, Collection of Early Silhouettes including Pair of Full Length Silhouettes by John Buncombe, Early Miniature Portraits, Group of Woven Silk Stevengraphs, Lifetime Collection of 19th C. Snuff & Miniature Boxes, Miniature Pantry Boxes in Paint, Collection of Desktop Sanders, Lots of Early Pewter, Antique Baskets, Group of 19th C. Document Boxes, Nice Demi-John Bottle, Early Bottles & Flasks, Nice Pair of Tin Wall Sconces, Curtain Tie-Backs, Old Decoy by Madison Mitchel, Pair of Decoys by Bob Booth of Chincoteague, Va., 19th C. Swiss Music Box, Fine 19th C. Weight Driven Banjo Clock, 19th C. Brass Ships Clock, Miniature Carriage Clock, Nice Rosewood Shelf Clock, Pair of 19th C. Leather Fire Buckets, Lots of Early Iron & Brass, Early Fireplace Tools, Group of Victorian Fireplace Brooms, Group of Antique Walking Sticks, Early Argand Lamp, 2 Early Astral Lamps, Antique Table Lamp with Reverse Painted Shade, Slag Glass Table Lamp, Girandoles, Figural Art Deco Lamp, 19th C. Telescope, Ship’s Binnacle, Old Ship’s Lamps, Stone Fruit, Small Enterprise Coffee Grinder in Original Paint, Firkins, Spice Set Pantry Box, Group of Antique Bisque Head Dolls, Nice French Bisque Head Marotte Musical Doll, Doll Furniture, Many Hooked Rugs, Navaho Rugs, Oriental Rugs, Hand Sewn Quilts, Figured Maple Shaving Mirror, Russian Icon, Vintage Fur Coats & 1920’s Flapper Dresses, Folk Art Doll House & Weathervane, 3 Antique Oak Wall Phones, Fine 1928 Coca-Cola Calendar from Milford, Delaware, Large Wooden A&P Store Bin, Old Subway Token Machine, American Art Pottery including Roseville Sunflower Vase, Roseville Blackberry Vase, Roseville & Weller Jardinières & Pedestals, Native American Stone Points, Unusual Sussex Co. Axe Head, Loetz Glass Vase, Victorian Opalescent Glass, Amberina Glass, Chip. Mirror Made by F. Blizzard of Georgetown, Del., Advertising Signs & Lots More

Original Artwork – Fine 19th C. Oil Painting of a Hunter with Dog, 19th C. Oil Portrait of George Washington, Fine Watercolor Painting by Henri-Joseph Harpignies (France 1819-1916), 7 Watercolor Paintings by Delaware Artist Jack Lewis including Views of The Old Inlet, Sussex Co. Del., Trussum Pond, Laurel, Del., South Bridgeville, Del., The Green in Dover, Port Mahon, Del. & Others, Fine Oil Painting on Canvas of The Green in New Castle, Del. by Frank H. Jefferis, Watercolor Painting of Court House in New Castle by W. James McGlynn, Watercolor Painting of Winterthur by W. James McGlynn, Engraving by James A. McNeill Whistler, Metal Sculptures, Old Framed Tapestry, Many Other Oil Paintings, Watercolors, Lithographs, Hunt Prints & More Sterling
Silver and Early Silver – 2 Fine Sterling Silver Coffee & Tea Serving Sets, Sterling Silver Flatware Set - Prelude by International, Sterling Silver Flatware Set – Old English by Gorham, Fancy 800 Silver Coffee & Tea Serving Set, Large 800 Silver Flatware Set, Massive Mexican Sterling Silver Tray, Sets of Sterling Silver Goblets, Stacks of Sterling Silver Hollow Ware, Repousse Sterling Flatware, Early American Coin Silver Spoons, Georgian Sterling Silver, Lots of Sterling Flatware & Serving Pieces Sold in Group Lots, Set Sterling Silver Plates, Sterling Calling Card, Cigarette Cases & Dresser Sets & More

Fine Estate Jewelry – Wonderful Group of Over 50 Fine 14K & 18K Gold Ladies & Men’s Rings with Various Settings of Diamonds and Precious Gem Stones, Awesome Horseshoe Shaped Ladies Brooch Pin with 7 Carats of Diamonds, Exceptional 18 K Gold & Diamond Figural Brooch Pin, Fine Pair of 14 K Gold & Sapphire Fur Clasps by Tiffany & Co., Very Fine Platinum & 14 K White Gold Ladies Wristwatch with Diamonds, Fine 1 Carat Diamond Pendant, Antique Filigree Rings, Many Gold Bracelets, Necklaces & Pendants of All Types, 4 Gold Charm Bracelets, 14 K Gold Pocket Watches, Victorian Gold Lorgnettes, Antique Gold Thimbles, Nice Gold Earrings, Lots of Gold Jewelry and Pocket Watches to be Sold in Group Lots, Mexican & Sterling Jewelry Sold in Group Lots & More

Early Guns, Military Items – 5 Civil War Carbines including, Gwyn & Campbell Carbine, Starr Carbine, Smith Carbine, Gallagher Carbine, 1870’s Peabody Carbine, U.S. Springfield Model 1884 Trapdoor Rifle, Flintlock Musket, Colt Model 1851 Navy Revolver, 2 Colt Percussion Revolvers, Allen Side Hammer Rim Fire Revolver, 19th C. Over Under Percussion Pistol, Very Fine Model 1850 Foot Officers Sword, Other Swords, Civil War CDV Photo of Assistant Surgeon from 54th Mass., Civil War Letters from Private in 72nd Penna. Vol. Reg. Baxter’s Zouaves KIA at Antietam, 1869 CDV Photos of Naval Officers from U.S.S. Powhatan, McClellan Saddle, Fine War of 1812 Hand Colored Engraving “Brilliant Naval Victory” of the Frigate Constitution by Samuel Seymour of Philadelphia & 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