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1932 ~ Celebrating 85 Years! ~ 2017

Public Estate Absolute Auction | Friday, August 25, 2017

Selling a wide array of merchandise from Main Line, PA and Delaware Valley Estates, Homes, and Collections

AUCTION PREVIEW: Thursday, August 24: 4-7PM | All-day Friday, August 25: From 9AM

3PM (Back Room):
Fine China & Porcelains, Glassware & Art Glass, Art Pottery, etc.; Silver; Estate Fine & Vintage Costume Jewelry; Collectibles; Coins & Currency; Books; Toys; Discovery Table & Box Lots, and much more.

4PM (Front Room): Antique & Quality Reproduction Furniture; Decorative Arts; Fine Art; Country Antiques & Primitives; Clocks & Carpets; Tools; Electronics, and much more.

It'll be sunny (we hope)! Temp 3250.

84PM (Automobile): 2008 Honda Civic LX Sedan with 69,899 Miles; Black Exterior, Light-Gray Cloth Interior; Remote Keyless Entry Fob; Power Windows, Locks, Mirrors; ABS; AM/FM Stereo with CD ; Cruise Control; New Brakes; Current Inspection. VIN: 1HGFA165X8L066616.

To Be Sold At Absolute Auction | 1500+ Lots Sold Every Friday!

Partial Listing to Include:


2008 Honda Civic LX Sedan

·        69,899 Miles

·        Black Exterior, Light-Gray Cloth Interior

·        Remote Keyless Entry Fob

·        Power Windows, Locks, Mirrors

·        ABS

·        AM/FM Stereo with CD

·        Cruise Control

·        New Brakes

·        Current Inspection

·        VIN: 1HGFA165X8L066616




Antique & Quality Reproduction Furniture

·        Antique Sheraton walnut four drawer chest

·        Mahogany inlaid ladies' writing desk

·        Antique two drawer stand

·        Antique two drawer stand with drop leaves

·        Grain painted antique lift top storage bin

·        Henredon two drawer console table with Canterbury center

·        French two drawer side cabinet with painted porcelain-backed pulls

·        Pair of rope carved dog upholstered chairs with matching stool

·        French paint decorated multi-drawer cupboard

·        Ten carved Chippendale style chairs

·        Rope carved double pedestal dining table

·        Henredon French style dining table with marble and line inlay

·        Book stack table

·        Assorted tea tables

·        Henredon registry country French sideboard

·        Century Henry Ford Museum hunt board

·        Statton cherry chest on chest

·        Young Hinkle cherry nightstand

·        Queen Anne style silver chest

·        Pair of Enrique from Columbia tessellated marble French bombe chests with ormolu mounts

·        Enrique from Columbia modern tessellated marble inlaid butler's table

·        Four tiger maple dining chairs

·        Seven stack Macey barrister bookcase

·        Chippendale style canopy bed

·        Two cherry lingerie chests

·        Six piece Great American Log Furniture bedroom set

·        Victorian rose carved parlor chairs

·        Antique drop leaf tables

·        Sieling five piece modern bedroom set

·        Baker Milling Road chest

·        Bamboo carved open bookcase

·        Round oak table

·        Pair of animal print arm chairs

·        Composite console with ram's head base

·        Paint decorated French style desk

·        American Signature bachelor's chest

·        Assorted dining and bedroom sets

·        Modern design furniture

·        Three rush seat bar stools

·        Henredon carved walnut queen size bed

·        Maddox of Jamestown block front slant lid desk

·        Assorted antique lift top blanket chests

·        Antique Icyco ice box

·        Painted corner cupboard with butterfly shelves

·        Antique oak wardrobe with mirrored door

·        Two antique plank seat half spindle back benches

·        Three art tile top tables

·        Walnut gate leg table

·        Carved pine four poster bed and dresser

·        Four paint decorated rush seat chairs

·        Pine two drawer work table

·        Eight piece antique wicker patio set

·        Office chairs

·        Cedar wardrobe, etc.


Country Antiques & Primitives; Decorative Arts; Clocks; Carpets, etc.

·        Clark's and Merrick's two drawer spool chests

·        Four drawer spool chest with lift top

·        Chinese enamel over brass jardinière with lion handles and teak stand

·        Yellowtail fish mount

·        Pair of sailfish mounts

·        Metal advertising signs

·        Murray vintage tricycle

·        Wicker pram

·        W&LE Gurley transit in case

·        Royal vintage typewriter

·        Antique Chinese brass bowl

·        Stoneware pottery

·        Four carved French finials

·        Tractor pedal car

·        Mercedes SL300 pedal car

·        W.H. Bundy Recording Co. wall clock

·        Wurttemburg chime clock

·        Other various mantel clocks

·        Lead glass panel

·        Travel gun case

·        Game board with reverse painting on glass

·        Smith Indian fire pump

·        Underwriter Lab Inc. hand fire extinguisher

·        Caravelle French horn

·        Frank Holton trombone with "F" attachment

·        Billiard shadowbox with counter

·        Anton Breton violin

·        Many wood and metal organizers with watch parts

·        Nice assortment of room-size and area-size oriental and other carpets, and more.




1. S.R. Wright oil on canvas, hilly landscape

2. Unsigned oil on panel, landscape

3. Pencil signed block print, "Water Crystals", #1/2

4.Pencil signed engraving, "At the Launch"

5. A.G. Cram signed illustration, buildings in Boston, 1919

6. Wallace Bassford oil on canvas, "In the Garden"

7. Pair of watercolors signed M.A.B., girls with dolls and pets

8. French fox hunting print, "La Chasse" (The Chase)

9. Signed oil on canvas, Parisian scene

10. Phil Cannon signed watercolor, man in the woods, 1961

11. Phil Cannon signed watercolor, row boat on shore, 1961

12. Phil Cannon signed watercolor, hunting dog, 1963

13. Unsigned pastel on board, hunting dogs

14. Al Pano unframed oil on canvas, back to the ship

15. Three watercolors by A. Colonier, Caribbean scenes

16. Unsigned watercolor, bird's-eye view of farm and buildings

17. Phil Cannon oil on canvas, still life with jug and fruit

18. Two Ida Ring watercolors, Caribbean scenes

19. Andrew Wyeth exhibition poster signed by Helga Testorf, "The Helga Pictures"

20. Two Franklin Kane multi-medias on paper, clowns

21. Carolyn Blish watercolor, school bell

22. Unsigned oil on panel, seated lady at vanity

23. Jamie Wyeth exhibition poster signed by Jamie Wyeth, "Capturing Nureyev"

24. Two color nature engravings, Linnet and Martin

25. Two color nature engravings, hawk and Horned Grebe

26. Archibald Thorburn pencil signed print, ducks

27. Constance Poulterer oil on panel, "Peace"

28. Unsigned oil on canvas, stone building

29. Moberg oil on canvas, floral still life

30. Print of cherub playing flute

31. Rosa Bonheur engraving, sheepdog with sheep

32. Carolyn Anderson watercolor, winter landscape

33. Portrait of boy from a Naval family

34. Unsigned etching, cathedral

35. Robert Shaw signed engraving with Remarque, landscape with road and pond

36. Color print, Cambridge Common at Harvard University, 1942

37. Portrait of man in black tie

38. Portrait of a young girl

39. Peter Hurd pencil signed print, "A River in Spring"

40. P. Cannon oil on canvas, Canada Geese

41. Unsigned charcoal portrait of bearded man

42. DuPont advertising print, hunting dog

43. Rita Kearney oil on panel, sailboat

44. Unsigned watercolor, "Old Concrete Boat 'Atlantic' off Cape May Point NJ"

45. Andrew Wyeth copyright print, "Night Sleeper"

46. Pencil signed block print, strawberry cake, #10/100, 1976

47. Andrew Wyeth copyright print, "Brown Swiss"

48. Dianne Dengel print, "Old School Days"

49. Peter Zoudis embossed copper on wood, Eastern and Western Hemispheres

50. S. Tamm oil on canvas, floral still life

51. Kolene Spaher folk art print, cat

52. N.C. Wyeth copyright print, "In the Crystal Depths"

53. Peri floral framed print, "May All Your Dreams Come True"

54. Patrick Natrall carved wood plaque, "Squamish"

55. Currier & Ives print, "Low Water in the Mississippi"

56. Print of color engraving, "Prospect of Colleges in Cambridge in New England"

57. Reilly oil on cloth, modern abstract circles

58. Andrew Wyeth signed print, "Chambered Nautilus"




·        Fourteen West Elm lanterns

·        Industrial pipe snake

·        Imer tile saw with stand

·        Chicago Electric welder

·        Sleds

·        Barrels

·        Schwinn bicycle

·        Hand tools

·        Shop-vac

·        Sherwood receiver

·        Sanyo turntable

·        Klipsch speakers

·        KLH speakers

·        Celestion subwoofer

·        Yamaha receiver

·        Kitchen-Aid mixer with box

·        Dual turntable

·        Bang and Olufsen turntable

·        Vintage slot machine, and more.




Fine China & Porcelains

·        Hand-painted Limoges platter with winter scene and lady viewing

·        Asian porcelains and china

·        Transferware plates, soup tureen, etc.

·        Early Royal Worcester vase with ivy

·        Royal Bayreuth children's nursery rhyme china

·        Hand-painted platter with wild boars

·        Dresden chocolate pot

·        Copper Luster

·        Lenox

·        Flow Blue plates

·        Set of French floral dinner plates, marked CA Depose

·        Delft hunt scene charger, etc.



·        Galway Crystal stemware

·        Waterford Crystal including Hope for Abundance Hurricane lamps in original boxes

·        Cut glass

·        Floral etched decanter with 800 silver base and top

·        Bristol glass vase

·        Art glass vase by Roland John (University of the Arts, 1980s)

·        Art glass goblet

·        Set of swirl glass wines with amber glass stems

·        Pair of ruby cut to clear vases with metal stands

·        Cranberry dot drink set

·        Vannes vases

·        Tornado vase, etc.


Art Pottery, etc.

·        Royal Doulton pottery vase

·        Large three-handled Weller vase

·        Assorted unsigned pottery vases

·        Majolica leaf plates, etc.

·        Figural cookie jar

·        Lingard English Old Lady Who Lived in a Shoe teapot

·        Three-handled pottery vase with blue glaze, signed PV France, etc.


Full/Partial Sets of China/Dinnerware

·        Assorted Fiestaware

·        Mikasa, "Plum Blossom"

·        Lenox, tripled banded silver-tone

·        Large collection of Royal Winton, England, "Summertime"

·        Lenox, "Harvest"

·        Large collection of Haviland Limoges, "Summertime"


Collectibles, Coins, Toys, Books, and more

·        Cloisonné vases

·        Bronze plaque of Abraham Lincoln

·        Bronze University of Pennsylvania Relay Carnival plaque

·        Glass plate negatives of Pennsylvania sights

·        Bronze sculpture of a cherub with baskets

·        Carved Asian plaque

·        Collection of badges: I.O.O.F., firefighter, military-related, railroad, etc.

·        2 volume set: Encyclopaedia of Freemasonry, dated 1921

·        Early Royal Worcester figurine of a lady with basket

·        Booklet with Flying Eagle and Indian Head pennies

·        Salaam Fez with case

·        Knights of Columbus ceremonial hat with case

·        Hoosier cookie jar

·        Necco Candies counter jar

·        New Keystone Beater hand mixer

·        1939 New York World's Fair plate, made by Adams for Tiffany & Co.

·        Railroad lanterns including Pennsylvania Railroad

·        Ruby Flash Souvenir pitcher of Atlantic City

·        Hand-painted lap desk

·        Inlaid cribbage board

·        Oil lamps

·        Stangl bird figurines

·        Cast metal nude figural lamp

·        Figural book ends and door stops

·        Glass wine decanter with figural design

·        Large bisque piano baby

·        Russian lacquered boxes

·        Royal Doulton miniature Tobys

·        Boxed pen sets

·        Pocket knives and hunting knives

·        Assorted bayonets and knives from World War II and Vietnam era

·        Kindle device

·        Postcards

·        Walnut Ridge Collectibles composition "Hemlocks and Holly" Santa

·        Jumbo elephant pull toy

·        Granitex bust of a woman

·        Small chalkware animals and other miniatures

·        Asian mudmen

·        Hand fans

·        Mahjong set

·        Stamps

·        Political buttons

·        Sleigh bells

·        Glass marbles

·        Vintage toys

·        Tom Corbett Space Academy toy set by Marx

·        Die-cast cars by: Brooklin Models, Rio, etc.

·        Slot cars

·        Friction firetrucks and ambulances

·        Miniature cast iron fire plaques

·        Small brass fire extinguishers

·        1928 Annual Report of the Bureau of Fire, City of Wilmington, Delaware with various badges

·        Marionettes: Howdy Doody, Alice in Wonderland, Captain Hook, etc.

·        Automobile hood ornaments

·        Vintage lunch boxes

·        Byer's Choice Carolers

·        Victorian musical photo album

·        Texaco Fire-Chief Gasoline globe

·        Vintage glass tumblers with storage racks

·        Crosman American Classic air gun

·        "Life and Public Services of General James A. Garfield" book, and more.




·        40 pieces of "Springtime" sterling flatware

·        Basket

·        Boxed set of Tiffany & Co. sterling demitasse spoons

·        Compotes

·        Trumpet vases

·        Cream and Sugar set

·        Assorted flatware and serving utensils

·        Sterling-bound coasters and condiment dishes

·        Salt and pepper shakers

·        Boxed set of knives with bone handle

·        Ornate brass candlesticks




·        18K White gold and diamond tennis bracelet

·        Contemporary diamond and sapphire cocktail ring in 14K white gold setting

·        Other Gold jewelry: earrings, rings, brooches, etc.

·        I.O.O.F medallion

·        Sterling jewelry, some Mexican

·        Cameos and portrait brooches

·        Chunky coral and turquoise necklaces

·        Strand of pearls with gold clasp

·        Natural stone jewelry: Tiger's eye, quartz, etc.

·        Wristwatches, pocket watches, and watch parts

·        Vintage and contemporary costume jewelry

·        Fur coats

·        Pair of snakeskin cowboy boots

·        Snakeskin purse

·        Vintage perfumes

·        U.S. Army wool overcoat, etc.




·        Photographic prints of calla lilies and hummingbird

·        Signed watercolor of kittens

·        Unsigned oil on canvas of farm scene

·        Unframed Wallace Nutting hand-colored print, "A Little River"

·        Charcoal portraits of young man and woman

·        Needlework dated 1827, "To Create a Little Flower is the Labor of Ages"

·        Print of barber shop scene, "Sweet Adeline" dated 1903

·        JFK Library poster, 1979

·        Map of Upper Uwchlan, PA

·        Lightbox photographic print of mountains and man in canoe

·        Deep mirrored frame

·        J. Stor Scholarly Journals poster print

·        Signed pastel, floral still life

·        Portrait print of Scottish Terrier

·        Watercolor of barn and dirt road, signed "DH"

·        Signed 3D mixed media of blue bird

·        US Coast Guard "No Smoking" sign

·        Boy Scout's warrant certificates

·        Pencil drawing, "19 Flint Road" by Thom Duffy, 1991

·        Collection of M. Jelinek signed oils/canvas: yarn, floral still life, spice, teddy bear




·        Vintage thermoses and lunchboxes

·        LGB trains

·        Fire-King Jadeite cups and saucers

·        Assorted glassware to include cut, etched, pressed, carnival, etc.

·        Silver plate: Candelabras, ice buckets, serving pieces, flatware, chargers, tea sets, etc.

·        Frames

·        Hats and hat boxes

·        Fire plaques

·        Fire truck collectibles

·        Roberto Clemente Memorial album

·        Vintage beaded bags

·        Stag handled kitchen items

·        Dalmatian statue

·        Oil lamps

·        Model car track and accessories

·        Signed art glass bowl

·        Mikasa bowl

·        Alabaster bust

·        Large decanter

·        Shannon by Godinger crystal vase

·        Royal Doulton, "The Wigmaker of Williamsburg" figure

·        Fishing creels

·        Jetsons vintage board game

·        Flintstones collectibles

·        Camera bag with accessories

·        Wilmington Country Club decanter

·        CDs

·        Woven baskets

·        Marvel comics

·        Baum's American Fairy Tales by L. Frank Baum

·        Wedgwood Jasperware

·        Genometer

·        Vintage Christmas ornaments and Santa decorations

·        Vinyl records including 45s

·        Hurricane shades

·        Blue Willow plates

·        Yellow W.S. George platter

·        Vintage Pyrex

·        MAD magazines

·        Snoopy rotary phone

·        Prince August casting kits

·        Christmas village accessories, assorted brands

·        Army men

·        Mason jars

·        Sanitary cheese preserver covered jars

·        Pfaltzgraff, Brown Drip and Yorktowne

·        Green Pontesa Spanish ironstone plates, strawberries

·        Coventry stoneware, "French Floral"

·        Coffee table books: Winterthur, Peanuts, Norman Rockwell, Van Gogh & Gauguin, etc.

·        Linens

·        Shadowbox with trinkets

·        Kasuga China, "Holiday" blue floral

·        Vintage wedding dress

·        Holly Hobbie sewing machine in box

·        Cuisinart stainless steel pots and pans

·        Hamilton Beach crock pot

·        Assorted board games



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