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1932 ~ Celebrating 85 Years! ~ 2017

Public Estate Absolute Auction | Friday, September 29, 2017

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

AUCTION PREVIEW: Thursday, September 28: 4-7PM | All-day Friday, September 29: From 9AM

This sale description was copied from EstateSales.NET on 11/25/2017 (128-47-3:53:35 AM). Please check there for accurate up-to-date information (196-54).

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.

8PM (Estate Auto): 2006 Subaru Outback Wagon with 118,299 Miles; Slate-Blue Exterior, Gray Sport Cloth Interior; Power Windows, Mirrors, Locks; Remote Keyless Entry Fob; Power Driver's Seat; AM/FM Stereo with CD; Heated Front Seats, and more. VIN: 4S4BP61C467348850

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

Partial Listing to Include:


2006 Subaru Outback Wagon

·        118,299 Miles

·        Slate-Blue Exterior, Gray Sport Cloth Interior

·        Power Windows, Mirrors, Locks

·        Remote Keyless Entry Fob

·        Power Driver's Seat

·        AM/FM Stereo with CD

·        Heated Front Seats, and more.

·        VIN: 4S4BP61C467348850





·        6 carved cuckoo clocks

·        F. Croester NY kitchen clock and others

·        Sokol Montag German dome clock and others

·        Ingraham Regulator clock and two others

·        German brass and glass mantle clock

·        Bréziat a Pont-de-Vaux pine case clock French tall case clock

·        Antique J. Littlemore Frodsham brass face tall case clock

·        Antique Stick barometer

·        Antique English telephone

·        Seth Thomas mahogany case mantle clocks, and more.


Antique & Quality Reproduction Furnishings

·        Federal drop-front desk with line inlay on French flared feet

·        Country pine cupboard

·        Shell carved block front secretary desk

·        Mahogany Chippendale style server

·        Assorted antique walnut stands

·        Assorted Pembroke tables

·        Inlaid French stands, one with marble top

·        Rose carved Victorian chairs

·        Pair of Gothic carved Victorian chairs

·        Mahogany three-part banquet table

·        Mahogany gate-leg table with trifid feet

·        Marble top oak washstand

·        Northwind carved lady's desk

·        Cushman, including planter/book table; Colonial chest-on-chest; Open-top hutch, etc.

·        Assorted bedroom and dining room sets

·        Henredon slate top server

·        Nest of 4 Asian hardwood tables

·        Cushman slate top server

·        6-piece aluminum patio set

·        Federal style bow front mahogany chest

·        6 Stickley Windsor chairs

·        Carved oak Northwind hall chair

·        Low pie safe

·        Server with splash back

·        Art Deco style dental cabinet

·        Half-spindle bench

·        Victorian marble top table

·        Dovetailed blanket chest

·        Cobbler's bench

·        Antique paint decorated cupboard

·        Table bench

·        Drop leaf dining table

·        Empire lift top game table

·        Optometrist work bench

·        Miniature drop leaf table

·        Set of four Chippendale style chairs

·        Pair of Victorian side chairs

·        Atwater Kent floor model radio

·        Red Painted blanket chest

·        Oak writing desk

·        Antique wooden bathtub

·        Cherry sideboard

·        Five matching swivel barstools

·        Cherry copper lined dry sink, and more.


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

·        Art deco floor lamp

·        Mahogany Victorian hat rack with iron hooks

·        Turned wood umbrella stand

·        Pair of rattan and wicker tables on castors

·        Assorted carved gilt designer mirrors

·        Neon bar signs including Miller Light and Captain Morgan

·        Large assortment of typewriters and adding machines

·        Old cash register

·        Old printers

·        Student lamp

·        Westinghouse fan with iron base

·        Large assortment of carved wooden masks

·        Fencing uniform and swords

·        Little Duke slot machine

·        Carved wooden utensils, some tribal

·        Cast iron architectural trim

·        Tinder box

·        Steiner violin

·        Vintage Coke advertising

·        Cast iron garden planters

·        Asian decorative items

·        Union Rescue Mission box

·        Signed violin with two bows

·        Chewing tobacco tin

·        Cast iron horse head hitching post

·        Copper cauldron

·        Vintage loudspeakers

·        Shutters

·        Rawson Electric Co. "Orator" antique wall phone

·        Trunks

·        Metal file cabinets

·        Antique Erector style sets

·        Chautauqua Roller Organ

·        Fender FC-100 guitar

·        Boat anchor

·        Copper kitchenware

·        Penny gumball machines with stand

·        Large art pottery vases

·        Art pottery umbrella stand

·        Whirligig

·        Old fishing creel

·        Shredded Wheat crate

·        Lafayette telescope

·        Vintage Nishijin pachinko machine

·        Wood doll swing

·        Geisha doll in case

·        Canes

·        Counter-top rear opening display case

·        Shaving mirror

·        Sony short wave radio

·        Assorted table and floor lamps

·        Cruise electric bass guitar

·        Singer feather weight sewing machine

·        Barand faucets

·        Dome-top trunks

·        Assortment of room- and area-size Oriental carpets, etc.




1. Louis Icart print, "Eve"

2. Gast Art Press lithograph, "The Angelus"

3. C.B. Gruel block print, Aztec bird

4. R.B. Davis fox hunt print, variation of "Full Cry"

5. Signed Asian style block print, "To Bob Miller", #4/12

6. Engraving of palace figural columns

7. Engraved bird's-eye view of Rivoli Italy

8. F. Vine watercolor on paper, "The Shoe Inn", 1894

9. Arthur Horst photographic print of horse

10. Henry watercolor on paper, autumn landscape, 1961

11. J.E. Alexander oil on canvas, "At the Start"

12. J.E. Alexander oil on canvas, "Paddock Parade, Chester Point-to-point"

13. Paul Shaub pencil signed block print, "Crewing"

14. Two small fox hunt engravings, "Forty Minutes Over the Grass" and "Old Hands at the Game"

15. J.E. Alexander oil on canvas, "Coming to the Start (Andrews Bridge – 1992)"

16. J.E. Alexander oil on canvas, "Golden Valley"

17. J.E. Alexander oil on canvas, "Early Business"

18. J.E. Alexander oil on canvas, "Strategy"

19. Unsigned oil on panel, floral still life

20. J.E. Alexander oil on canvas, "Before the Last Race"

21. J.E. Alexander oil on canvas, "Moor Meeting"

22. Engraving of "The Upper Ferry Bridge" crossing the Schuylkill at Morris Street in Philadelphia

23. Engraving of "The Water Works at Center Square Philadelphia"

24. A.M. Scholz oil on canvas, alpine landscape

25. Andrew Wyeth copyright triptych, "Maga's Daughter", "The Pikes" and "Weatherside"

26. M. Kratz watercolor on paper, stone building with red roof

27. Framed print of a carriage days engraving

28. Rich S. Buechner oil on canvas, Victorian lady in white, 1901

29. Unsigned oil on canvas, European landscape with castle

30. Hand tinted photographic print of young lady on the terrace

31. Bev Doolittle print, "Eagle Heart"

32. Hand tinted engraving, "Residence of Wm. R. Hamilton" in Stars and Stripes painted frame

33. John Kindness pencil signed lithograph, "China Cabinet Fly", #27/100

34. Mary G. Sheppard signed watercolor on paper, winter landscape

35. J. Reigel print, diagram of University of Pennsylvania's campus c.1933

36. Welliver pencil signed block print, University of Pennsylvania's logo, #29/241

37. Large gilt frame

38. Jerry Krellenstein oil on canvas, café scene

39. Jerry Krellenstein oil on canvas, landscape with trees

40. Japanese block print, lanterns

41. Japanese watercolor on paper with calligraphy, man seated

42. Signed watercolor on paper, shore scene

43. Fox hunt print, "Fox Hunting at Kettleby"

44. Kato print, boat landing

45. Mingolla enamel on copper, picking flowers

46. Pencil signed lithograph, autumn landscape with house and creek, #115/350

47. Two architectural prints, one of Blenheim Castle

48. Japanese block print with many scenes

49. Japanese watercolor on paper, birds and flowers

50. Andrew Wyeth copyright print, "Lawn Chair"

51. Prestopino watercolor on paper, sunbathers

52. Unsigned pastel on paper, landscape with waterfall

53. Andrew Wyeth copyright print, "Master Bedroom"

54. Lynn W. Penfield watercolor on paper, landscape with trees

55. Frederic Remington print, cavalry fight with Indians

56. Frederic Remington print, ambush

57. Frederic Remington print, gunfight

58. Japanese watercolor scroll, girl playing music

59. Samuel Martin pencil signed block print, "Second to None", #4/300

60. Andrew Wyeth copyright print, "Master Bedroom"

61. Milo Winter lithograph, modern abstract

62. Two color lithographs, roosters "War" and "Peace"

63. James Wyeth copyright print, "Portrait of Pig"

64. Peter Sculthorpe pencil signed print, winter scene with iron gate, #82/500

65. Print titled "The Peace Ball, Philadelphia, PA"

66. Old Japanese wood block print, landscape with Mount Fuji

67. Color engraving, "One Mile from Gretna"

68. Two pencil signed block prints, buildings and trees




New "Old Stock" Wares

·        Fulton saw horses

·        Bissel vacuum cleaner

·        Pro-grade ratchet set

·        Stanley mitre box

·        Houseworks drill

·        Miscellaneous ratchet and automotive repair kits

·        Laser level

·        Tire pressure monitor

·        Snips

·        Drill bits

·        Nail gun

·        Roll up tool case

·        110 piece home repair tool kit

·        McCullough chain saw

·        GroomPro hedge trimmer

·        Bolt cutters

·        Craftsman router

·        Water purifiers

·        Craftsman work light

·        Drill sets

·        Home & office safe


Tools, Electronics, Miscellaneous

·        Fuji Suncrest bicycle

·        Craftsman snow blower

·        Craftsman mechanics tool chest with contents

·        Tool boxes with tools

·        DeWalt saw/drill kit

·        Assorted fishing rods

·        Compound bow with arrows

·        Kenwood turntable

·        Toshiba receiver SMS-4550

·        Sony 400 cd player

·        JVC dual cassette player

·        Kenwood Components:  6-CD player; Dual cassette player; Amplifier/receiver; Speakers

·        Bose shelf speakers

·        Audiovox under counter tv/radio/cd combination

·        Eight large street light size sconces

·        Voland assayer's scale

·        Gun rack

·        Skis and sleds, and more.




Fine China & Porcelains, Glassware, Art Pottery

·        Set of hand-painted Limoges fish plates

·        Royal Worcester tureen with under plate

·        Flow Blue serving platter

·        Pair of miniature Shelley cups and saucers

·        Asian porcelains and china

·        Wedgwood Jasperware

·        University of Pennsylvania historical plates by Wedgwood and others

·        Large Asian blue and white charger with floral motif

·        Children's ABC plates

·        Limoges hand-painted apple pitcher

·        Large set of Wedgwood University of Pennsylvania demitasse cups and saucers

·        Art glass charger

·        J.E. Caldwell Co. etched 13 colonies bowl

·        Waterford Crystal

·        Mary Gregory-style cranberry glass

·        Milk glass

·        Bohemian Glass cordials

·        Ship bottle "Rocked in the Cradle of the Deep"

·        Hopalong Cassidy mug

·        Majolica

·        Roseville Pottery

·        Assorted pottery vases and pots

·        Eastham Pottery and Loomworks pitcher

·        Fulper vase

·        McCoy pottery

·        Leaf decorated dish, signed Gallucci

·        Footed Asian pot with dog head handles

·        Musical pottery jug, etc.


Full/Partial Sets of China/Dinnerware

·        Wedgwood Queensware (partial)

·        Royal Worcester, Evesham

·        Limoges, blue/gold border

·        Lenox "Presidential Collection", Buchanan



·        1878CC Morgan dollar CARSON CITY

·        Morgan dollars, various dates and mint marks

·        Peace dollars

·        Walking Liberty half dollars

·        1831 Liberty Bust half dollar

·        1856 seated liberty quarter

·        Franklin half dollars

·        Many more pre-1964 silver coins

·        Mint sets

·        Proof sets

·        Silver proof sets

·        Commemorative silver dollars

·        1990 Prestige set

·        Silver Eagles

·        Foreign coins and currency, etc.


Collectibles, Toys, and more

·        Pre-war Lionel trains

·        Pennsylvania Railroad brass hand bell

·        Third Royal Bavarian Division flag and tray

·        Military helmets

·        Red Wing Blackbird carving, signed Forrest Guth

·        Animal horn cups in fitted box

·        Carved Asian plaques and cylinders

·        Carved hardstone mystery ball

·        Chinese metal vase with bird motif

·        Hand crafted pottery candlesticks by Paul Shaub

·        Carved wooden deity

·        Chestnut Treenware candlestick

·        Chinese ink slate with cover, in fitted box

·        Brass enameled vase

·        Soapstone carvings

·        Lap desk with mother of pearl inlay

·        Tall wooden compote

·        Sulphide paperweights by Baccarat, etc.

·        Royal Doulton figurines: Annette and First Dance

·        Penn Relays medals

·        Handmade paper-mache masks

·        Scrimshaw horns

·        Mahjong set

·        Lladro figurines

·        Art glass vases and bowls

·        Brass desk set with double inkwells

·        Key to the city of Tokyo

·        Cairo University plaque

·        English ceramic fox string and scissors holder

·        Antique medical supplies, doctor's bag, glass slides, etc.

·        Hand tools: chisels, planes, etc.

·        Heavy cast metal ox-drawn carriage

·        Terracotta tribal figure

·        Folk Art ceramic religious statue

·        Antique brass candlesticks

·        Steiff giraffes

·        Mohair bison

·        Papier-mache Easter Bunny candy container

·        Chalkware Santas

·        Duck decoys

·        Assorted vintage tin figural molds

·        Leather holsters

·        Marx battery operated train set in original box

·        Fountain pen with stand

·        Figural door stops and book ends

·        J. Chein & Co. Hercules Ferris Wheel

·        Cast iron Child's/salesman's sample stove

·        Trixy Toy Orphan Annie and Sandy wooden cart

·        Inlaid wooden box with geometric pattern

·        Ernest Balancing Bear toy in original box

·        Signed 1966 University of Buffalo presentation football

·        Glass figural Christmas ornaments and light bulbs

·        Postcards: World's Fair and Expositions, Holidays, Scenic, etc.

·        Carved wooden figures, some painted

·        Miniature carved icon

·        Vintage Valentines and greeting cards and other Ephemera

·        Halloween noisemakers

·        Disney and other miniature figures

·        Disney postage stamps

·        Nikon Binoculars

·        Canon 35mm camera with accessories

·        The Complete Monty Python's Flying Circus DVD set

·        Die-cast cars by Solido and Brumm

·        Pocket knives and Smoking Pipes

·        Glass marbles

·        Volunteer Fireman's Association convention badges

·        Military patches, buttons, jewelry, etc.

·        Tin lithograph wind-up toys

·        Sky Rangers tin lithograph zeppelin toy

·        Shoot-A-Loop toy by Wolverine Supply & Mfg. Co.

·        Wooden noisemaker with chalkware clown head

·        Advertising signs

·        Assorted medallions

·        Men's German hat with pins, and more.



·        19th Century leather-bound book on the American Revolution

·        19th Century German books

·        8 volume set of Clarke's Travels

·        Old London Street Cries by Andrew W. Tuer, 1885

·        The Heraldry of Nature or Instructions for the King at Arms, 1785

·        The Shipwreck by William Faulkner, 1830

·        Two volume set: A Chronicle of the Conquest of Granada, 1829

·        Enoch Arden, Etc. by Alfred Tennyson, D.C.L., 1864

·        A New History of Scotland from the Earliest Accounts to the Present Time, by John Belfour, 1770

·        A History of the Civil War by Benson J. Lossing LLD., ill. with Brady War Photo reprods.

·        Crocodile Tears children's book by Andre Francois

·        Kate Greenaway's Birthday Book

·        Signed copy of A Boy of Salem by Mildred Buchanan Flagg

·        Scholastic "Bone" and Superman comic books

·        2 empty leather scrapbooks with anchor design, etc.





·        85 pieces of Wallace sterling flatware in fitted box

·        48 pieces of Alvin "Chased Romantique" flatware

·        Sterling sewing items

·        Set of 12 Bailey & Co. grapefruit spoons

·        Compotes

·        Porringer

·        Salt and pepper shakers

·        Assorted flatware and serving utensils

·        Salt and pepper shakers

·        Pair of wooden compotes with sterling bases, etc.


Other Silver, Silver Plate, etc.

·        Serving bowl with lid, marked 900

·        Handcrafted 800 silver trinket box

·        Candlestick with attached snuffer

·        Modern design chafing dish

·        Pair of three arm Modern design candlesticks

·        Hand mirror with dragon motif

·        Souvenir spoons

·        Victorian castor set

·        Hand hammered candelabra

·        Waterford Crystal silver plated frame

·        Abstract cast metal sculpture, etc.




·        Contemporary diamond engagement ring in white gold setting

·        Gold jewelry including rings, brooches, charms, etc.

·        Gold fur clip

·        Taxco sterling bracelet, and other Mexican sterling jewelry

·        Southwestern cuff bracelet with turquoise

·        Wristwatches

·        Contemporary and vintage costume jewelry, some new in boxes

·        Shoe clips

·        Men's jewelry

·        Coach purse and other handbags

·        Vintage evening bags

·        Fur coats and accessories

·        Silk scarves and hankies






·        Thomas Bostelle (PA, 1921-2005) Watercolor of horse

·        Walter Kelly, Resting Nude

·        Hand-painted Door Panel with Zebra, by Baldwin

·        Framed prints of roosters

·        Mixed media vintage print of mermaid

·        'December' botanical print

·        Framed photograph of Shane Victorino

·        Victorian fashion prints

·        Hindu prints

·        Framed country print of primitives

·        Hanging chess board

·        Currier & Ives prints

·        Niagara Falls, Mercersburg, and Marshall pennants

·        Floral stained glass panel

·        Pencil signed European scene prints

·        Wooden "Antiques" sign

·        Watercolor of mushrooms by Shirley Patterson

·        Eveready Flashlights & Batteries advertising poster

·        Moore Dry Kiln Company 1954 calendar

·        Sleigh bells, etc.




·        Dolly Dears and Crissy dolls

·        Lladro bride and groom figure

·        Barbie dolls, house, clothes

·        Vintage tree toppers

·        Salt and pepper shakers

·        Cuckoo clocks

·        Vintage board games

·        Art supplies

·        Candlestick sculptures

·        Silver plate: Flatware, Ice bucket, Serving pieces, etc.

·        Tibetan headdress

·        Spode Christmas plates

·        JFK political ephemera

·        Cruise ship ephemera

·        Vintage kitchenwares

·        Old Hickory crockery pits

·        Spongeware and agateware

·        Oil lamps

·        Assorted pewter

·        Animal hide trivet

·        Spirit of St. Louis flying model

·        Carnival glass candlesticks

·        Busts

·        Vintage cameras

·        Heritge Village Collections

·        Steins

·        Collection of Knives:
- Smith & Wesson
- Magnum
- Bear Grylls
- Les Stroud for Camillus
- Colt
- Schrade
- Gerber
- United, etc.

·        Vintage linens

·        Drinkware featuring jockeys in uniform

·        Oyster plates

·        Shady Side Academy Yearbook, 1934

·        Country flags and banners

·        Slipware

·        Sheet music

·        Blue and white Asian China

·        Green depression glass

·        Wooden Japanese sandals

·        CDs, DVDs, VHS

·        Wood carved Asian figures

·        Mahjong set

·        Madame Alexander dolls

·        Royal Bavarian Hutschenreuther China plates, green/gold/floral

·        Barbie vanity, coffee maker, food processor

·        FMR catalogs

·        Ladies gloves

·        Medical Illustration volumes

·        Decanters and apothecary bottles

·        Cobalt glassware and bottles

·        Cast-iron cornbread molds

·        Glass electric insulators

·        Divided wooden tray

·        Royal Copenhagen plates

·        Vintage juice glasses with cherry design

·        Cast-iron St. Francis figure

·        Vintage Sports Illustrated Issues

·        Dansk two-handled skillet and covered pot, robin's egg blue

·        Copco covered pot, orange

·        Le Creuset casseroles, red and blue

·        Lenox picture frame

·        Wooden salad set

·        Canteens

·        Antique medical books

·        Vintage baseball bats

·        Sadirons

·        Auto harp and xylophones

·        Lenox holiday ornaments

·        Religious figures

·        Stanley thermos

·        Postcards

·        Large blue/white Asian bowl

·        Bamboo steamers

·        Pfaltzgraff, Tea Rose

·        Assorted cookbooks and comic books, and more.



·        The West Point Atlas of War (Civil War)

·        Corkscrews

·        Ships and Whaling

·        Modern Design

·        Art

·        Mountaineering

·        Printmaking

·        Mid-Century Modern Children's Books

·        Aperture and Photography

·        Wyeth

·        The Penrose Animal Volumes, and more.


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