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1932 ~ Celebrating 85 Years! ~ 2017

Public Estate Absolute Auction | Friday, November 3, 2017

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

AUCTION PREVIEW: Thursday, November 2: 4-7PM | All-day Friday, November 3: 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.

3PM (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 347.

8PM (Estate Auto): 2002 Lexus ES300 Sedan with 28,141 Miles; Silver Exterior, Light-Gray Leather Interior; Automatic Transmission; Power Windows, Locks, Mirrors; Power Front Seats with 2-position Memory Settings; Remote Keyless Entry Fob; Heated Front Seats; Dual Climate Controls; Power Tilt/Slide Moonroof; AM/FM Stereo with CD and Cassette, with RDS and Lexus Premium Sound System; Cruise Control, and much more. VIN: JTHBF30GX20074968

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

Partial Listing to Include:


2002 Lexus ES300 Sedan

·        28,141 Miles

·        Silver Exterior, Light-Gray Leather Interior

·        Automatic Transmission

·        Power Windows, Locks, Mirrors

·        Power Front Seats with 2-position Memory Settings

·        Remote Keyless Entry Fob

·        Heated Front Seats

·        Dual Climate Controls

·        Power Tilt/Slide Moonroof

·        AM/FM Stereo with CD and Cassette, with RDS and Lexus Premium Sound System

·        Cruise Control, and much more.

·        VIN: JTHBF30GX20074968




Antique & Quality Reproduction Furnishings

·        Kimball Baby Grand piano

·        Stanley eight-piece contemporary dining room set

·        Stanley four-piece bedroom set with queen spindle bed

·        Pair of Emerald craft upholstered chairs with ottoman

·        Mission style glass shelf cabinet

·        Chippendale style secretary with serpentine base

·        Ethan Allen breakfront

·        Three contemporary barstools

·        Hooker leather top desk in Campaign style

·        King size four poster canopy bed

·        Mahogany tilt-top tea table

·        Office credenza with pull-out keyboard drawer

·        Selection of open bookcases

·        Bedroom and dining room furniture

·        Carved mahogany Empire sofa with Hairy paw foot

·        English antique washstand

·        Eastlake Victorian marble top step-back cupboard

·        French paint decorated nightstand

·        Nest of three teak tables

·        Pair of Chippendale style side chairs with needlepoint seats

·        Carved oak side table

·        Carved wine cabinet

·        Piano stools with glass ball feet

·        Maitland Smith shell back chair

·        Pine schoolmaster desk top

·        Antique blanket chests

·        Brown leather sectional sofa

·        Pennsylvania House bedroom and dining room furniture

·        JB Van Sciver wall unit

·        Young Republic bedroom set

·        University of Delaware arm chair

·        Painted five-section grain bin

·        Pair of antique wood student's chairs

·        Hoosier cabinet

·        Temple Stuart corner cabinet

·        Inlaid mahogany music cabinet

·        Wood slatted dome top trunk

·        Dough box on legs

·        Pair of decorative books tables

·        Carved bamboo style base coffee table

·        Paint decorated French vanity

·        Mahogany Duncan Phyfe hall table with brass claw feet

·        Edwardian double pedestal desk

·        Lexington "Harbormaster" white painted bedroom set

·        Brown leather lounge chair with ottoman, etc.


Modern Design Furnishings & Decorative Arts

·        Five-piece Vista furniture walnut and enamel steel bedroom set

·        Nine-piece American Modern dining room set

·        Assorted American modern chairs

·        Assorted American modern nightstands

·        Pair of Twin knoll headboards

·        Pair of modern design open arm chairs

·        Chrome base modern lounge chair

·        Lucite and modern lighting

·        Italian style valet chair, etc.


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

·        Hamilton Sangano electric clock

·        Shell carved gilt framed mirror

·        Antique shutters and architectural doors

·        Metal covered bridge wall hanging

·        Cement garden urns

·        Large pierced tin hanging lantern

·        Wooden garden cart

·        Industrial cart

·        Chimney free electric "wood" stove

·        Anna Lee large dolls

·        Collection of typewriters

·        Smooth Climax Plug advertising box

·        World Globe on wooden stand

·        Industrial wheel on stand

·        Carved wood Asian figural plaques

·        Primitive stools

·        Railroad lanterns

·        Oak Tico Forms advertising box

·        Ingersoll dollar watch sign

·        Mexican pottery figural candleholder

·        Ceramic garden frog

·        African mask

·        Native arrows and bead decorative quiver

·        Brass samovar

·        Brass hat rack

·        Four pottery hanging pendants

·        Pair of peacock metal wall hangings

·        Spencerian West phonograph

·        Iron anchors

·        Antique baskets

·        Waterbury mantle clock

·        Mounted ship compass

·        'Antiques' sign

·        Antique brass andirons and fireplace tools

·        Coca-Cola 5-cent sidewalk sign

·        Large metal signs spelling "TEAS" and "15"

·        Ansonia onyx mantle clock with figural ormolu mounts, and more.




Original Art by Paul Shaub and J.E. Alexander

·        Wood blocks

·        Printing blocks

·        Original oils, etc.


Graphic Arts, Posters, Ephemera and More from the Paul Shaub Collection

·        Graphic arts

·        Vintage posters

·        Paper and Quill art

·        Native spears

·        Map cabinets

·        Disney celluloid "The Reluctant Dragon"

·        Framed cloth native doll

·        Antique prints, and much, much more.




1A. Dolores Hackenberger oil on canvas, landscape with stone house

1. Janet C. Reed watercolor on paper, floral

2. Jane Mullenhour watercolor on paper, floral

3. Carolyn Pedersen watercolor on paper, floral

4. Signed charcoal on paper, wolf

5. Al Hirschfeld pencil signed lithograph, "Cultural Calendar", #1 of 250 with COA

6. Al Hirschfeld pencil signed lithograph, "Movieland 1954", #1 of 250 with COA

7. Davis/Phillips engraving, "The Marquess of Anglesey"

8. Hand colored fox hunt engraving, "How to Stop Your Horse"

9. Ranulph Bye watercolor on paper, "Lower Delaware" farm scene

10. Joseph Zocchi engravings, ItalianPiazzas

11. Hand tinted 1755 map of the Azores Islands

12. Ornately carved wooden plaque of praying deity

13. Marie-Lucie Nessi oil on canvas, floral still life

14. Harry Dunn oil on panel, folk art winter townscape

15. Harry Dunn oil on panel, folk art summer townscape

16. G.S. Walters watercolor on paper, dusk with boats on the bay

17. Unsigned charcoal on paper, figure study

18. Pencil signed etching, "Peerdenburg, Brugge"

19. Unsigned oil on canvas, windmill scene

20. Signed Japanese block print, crossing the bridge

21. Signed Japanese watercolor, bamboo

22. Unsigned oil on canvas, landscape

23. Maley oil on canvas, abstract

24. Unsigned charcoal on paper, profile portrait of a man, 1900

25. Jean Dufy watercolor on paper, "Ecole de Paris"

26. Signed lithograph, portrait of a Native American

27. Kawase Hasui print, "Saishoin Temple in Snow, Hirosaki 1936

28. Signed Japanese block print, nursing the baby

29. Marie-Lucie Nessi oil on canvas, floral still life

30. Asian watercolor on silk scroll, birds on branches

31. Edite Ostrovsky oil on canvas, floral, 2004

32. Andrew Wyeth copyright print, "Master Bedroom"

33. Asian watercolor, running horse

34. Pair of Victorian embroideries, "Hold the Fort" and "The Old Oaken Bucket"

35. Carolyn Blish pencil signed print, "Be Still"

36. R. Haikin watercolor, Navajo still life

37. Unsigned oil on panel, cat

38. Etide Ostrovsky oil on canvas, floral

39. Gene Bollinger watercolor on paper, Venice

40. Andrew Wyeth copyright print, "Flour Mill"

41. Thomas Blinks dog print, "Here They Come"

42. Andrew Wyeth copyright print, "Distant Thunder"

43. Hand colored map dated 1782 of St. Christopher (St. Kitts) and Nevis

44. Frederic Remington print, "Fury of Battle"

45. Diptych of photographic prints, Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee

46. Signed oil on canvas, Mediterranean scene

47. T. Hamilton Crawford pencil signed lithograph, seated lady

48. Claude Monet print on panel, "Poplars"

49. E. LaForet watercolor on paper, "Near Amsterdam, Holland"

50. Horace Pippin folk art print, "Saying Prayers"

51. Four engravings of ship related parts and equipment

52. Framed "Dreamgirls" movie poster signed by Beyonce' and others with COA

53. Rose K. Becker watercolor on paper, floral still life

54. Pencil signed block print, seated woman, artist's proof #3/5




·        Frigidaire refrigerator

·        Pair Klipsch speakers

·        Yamaha tuner

·        Grill, etc.




Fine China & Porcelains, Glassware, Art Pottery

·        Asian porcelains and china

·        Copeland Spode's Italian bowl

·        Rosenthal Studio-linie paper bag vase

·        Lenox "Holiday Tartan" and "Solitare" plates

·        Chase "Jaguar Jungle" bowl

·        Pair of German plates with scenes of card players

·        Transferware

·        Wedgwood Jasperware

·        Child's 3 piece set of china, "Fantasy" by Gene Moore for Tiffany & Co. with gift box

·        Royal Doulton "Bunnykins" children's china

·        Murano glass figurines

·        Bohemian Glass

·        Tiffany & Co. crystal dish

·        Modern design crystal basket

·        Lenox and Mikasa Crystal bowls

·        Crystal decanters

·        Signed art pottery vases

·        Signed modern pottery wine decanter, goblets, and serving tray

·        Pair of slipware dishes, etc.


Full/Partial Sets of China/Dinnerware

·        Assembled set of Blue Willow

·        Aynsley Service for 12, 'Simplicity'

·        Windsorware 'Garden Bouquet'

·        Noritake 'Brookhollow'

·        Pfaltzgraff, etc.


Sports Collectibles

·        Baseballs signed by Pete Rose, Stan Musial, and Nolan Ryan

·        Signed Trading cards with COAs:
- Joe DiMaggio
- Ted Williams
- Ken Griffey Jr.
- "Catfish" Hunter
- Bob Friend
- Gene Woodling
- Tom Gorman

·        Other signed cards:
- Stan Musial
- Whitey Ford
- Jim Bunning
- Bobby Shantz
- Curt Simmons
- Robin Roberts
- Dallas Green
- Johnny Callison
- Art Mahaffey
- Luis Tiant
- Tommy John
- Maury Wills
- Johnny Podres
- Juan Marichal
- George Kell
- Reggie Smith
- Bernie Parent
- Irving Fryar
- Art Donovan, etc.

·        Vintage 50s and 60s cards:
- Mickey Mantle
- Roger Maris
- Roberto Clemente
- Jackie Robinson
- Hank Aaron
- Ernie Banks
- Sandy Koufax
- Don Drysdale
- Willie Mays
- Ed Mathews
- Warren Spahn
- Steve Carlton
- Stan Lopata
- Richie Ashburn
- Ruben Amaro, etc.

·        Nine Mickey Mantle chrome baseball cards

·        Partial sets of sports cards include:
- 1958 Topps Baseball
- 1961 Topps Baseball
- 1962 Topps Hockey
- 1963 Topps Football
- 1964 Tops Baseball Stand Ups
- 1967 Topps Baseball
- 1968 Topps Baseball
- 1975 Topps Basketball


Collectibles, Coins, etc.

·        Tiffany & Co. French porcelain face mantel clock

·        Philadelphia Sesqui-Centennial serving tray

·        Antique portable campaign desk set

·        Antique burled wood tea caddy

·        Brass-bound Asian jewelry box with carved hardstone panels

·        Cast metal sculpture of an explorer

·        Treenware by Tom Mumper and Warren Vienneau

·        Carved stone sea lion, signed by P. Tuluqtuq

·        Waterfall Porcelain Lithophane lamp

·        Bose Wave Music System

·        Kindle electronic reader

·        Swarovski crystal animals

·        Art glass fish

·        Asian teapots

·        Mud men figural grouping

·        Pond boats

·        1939-40 World's Fair souvenirs

·        Toleware balance scale

·        Antique balance scale: The Computing Scale Co.

·        Niagara Falls Souvenir cup

·        U.S. proof sets and commemorative silver dollar

·        Sheet of assorted U.S. cents: 190-1931

·        Assorted tokens and medallions

·        Pair of bronze Song of Hiawatha book ends

·        Dresden-style figurines

·        Royal Doulton "Sweet Seventeen" figurine

·        Royal Copenhagen figurine of a little girl

·        Beer steins

·        German pottery wine pitcher

·        Lenox animal figurines

·        Bacardi Rum motion lamp

·        Vintage rag dolls

·        Byer's Choice Carolers

·        Grateful Dead cookie jar and bottles

·        Kentucky Derby glasses

·        Art glass witches balls and sun catchers, etc.

·        Tiffany Studios belt buckles

·        Netsukes

·        Schatz two key wind ship's clock

·        Dresden figurines

·        Chintz

·        Vintage snowman bobble-head bank

·        Rose O'Neill kewpie

·        Vintage Coca-Cola thermometer with original box

·        Vintage Christmas porcelain miniatures

·        Travel inkwells and signet stamps

·        Vintage bisque-head dolls

·        Cameras including miniature and stereo

·        Russian nesting dolls

·        Fountain pens

·        Mechanical pens and pencils

·        Arrowheads

·        Primitive axe head

·        Small microscope with original box

·        Locks

·        Keys

·        Military medals and insignia

·        Cigarette lighters including Zippo

·        Pocket knives

·        Pill roller

·        Vintage bottles including Wilmington, DE

·        Miniature sewing machines including Singer

·        John Wanamaker Grand Army Day canteen

·        Powder horns

·        Duck decoy signed "WNP Delaware"



·        Two Mamod steam tractors

·        Mattel wind-up tin "Musical Man on the Flying Trapeze" toy

·        Amico battery operated "Blushing Willy" toy with original box

·        Wind-up tin elephant toy

·        Japanese battery operated "Rail Road Hand Car" toy with original box

·        Revell plastic "Champ" toy dog with original box

·        Noma wooden "Four Piece Transportation Set" with original box

·        Vintage rubber and plastic vehicles


Books and Ephemera

·        Vintage photos including cabinet cards and CDVs

·        Negatives from the set of the motion picture "Alias Jesse James" used for the production of lobby cards, etc. starring Rhonda Fleming and Bob Hope

·        Pen related advertising

·        Train related ephemera

·        Car related ephemera

·        Delaware related ephemera

·        Stock certificates

·        Post Cards

·        Kate Greenaway greeting Cards

·        W.H. Seward's Travels Around the World

·        Battles and Leaders of the Civil War, four volume set

·        Jerry Garcia: The Collected Artwork

·        Bob Dylan and the Band "The Basement Tapes Complete" six CD set

·        Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue covers signed by Kathy Ireland, Rachel Hunter and Elle MacPherson with COAs

·        Playboy books signed by Hugh Hefner and various models, etc.





·        An Impressive Collection of Early English Silver from the 18th & 19th centuries including:

·        Kings Pattern

·        Covered vegetables

·        Ladles

·        Assorted serving pieces

·        Sauce boat, etc.

·        Set of Towle "French Provincial" flatware

·        66 pieces of Towle "Chippendale" flatware

·        Candlesticks

·        Cream and sugar sets

·        Covered butter fish

·        Bowls

·        Salt and pepper shakers

·        Bottle tags, etc.


Other Silver, Silver Plate, etc.

·        Bradley & Hubbard inkwell

·        Lion head inkwell

·        Brass inkwell

·        Brass samovar

·        Brass push up chamber stick

·        Brass candle snuffer and wick trimmer with under tray

·        Brass counter mounted wine bottle opener

·        Wooden bowl with 800 silver mouse

·        Hand wrought copper bowl and ladle

·        Silver plated castor set

·        Chrome coffee set, etc.




·        Omega Constellation wristwatch

·        Movado wristwatch in original box

·        Ladies Art Deco Croton wristwatch with Platinum case

·        Cartier wristwatch

·        Gold jewelry: bracelets, necklaces, rings with assorted stones, etc.

·        Murano Glass charm bracelet

·        Sterling southwestern necklace with bear pendant

·        Sterling brooches

·        Pocket watches and wristwatches

·        Masonic jewelry

·        Cameos

·        Contemporary and vintage costume jewelry including shoe clips

·        Christmas costume jewelry

·        Vintage purses: painted mesh, beaded, Whiting & Davis, etc.

·        Richard-Donald Mink jacket

·        Fringed Silk piano shawl




Part One of a Lifetime Collection of Original Vintage & Contemporary Movie, Pin-up, & Celebrity Posters

·        Rocky

·        Dune

·        A Christmas Story

·        Repo Man

·        Cat People

·        National Lampoon's Vacation

·        The Life of Brian

·        Westworld

·        The Queen of Babylon

·        Sunday in New York

·        The Postman Always Rings Twice

·        The Kremlin Letter

·        Demon Seed

·        Flashdance

·        Kagemusha

·        Caligula

·        Chloe in the Afternoon

·        Amadeus

·        Farrah Fawcett and Angie Dickinson Pin-Up Posters

·        1979 calendar poster, girl with bike

·        William Shatner as Captain Kirk

·        Leonard Nimoy as Mr. Spock

·        Jane Fonda with Tom Holden Philadelphia speaking engagement


Fine Art

·        Hand-painted portrait of a Southeast Asian woman

·        Don Swann pencil-signed & numbered etchings: "Capitol at Night" and view of exterior staircase

·        Bust of a horse, signed L.J. Benson

·        French Marie-Jose Simorrol collage

·        Signed Peter Spivak cubes

·        Framed 1976 Santa Fe opera poster

·        Set of French Aubert prints

·        Paris Ses monuments map

·        Campanelli print

·        1991 Point-to-Point poster, etc.




·        Collection of 140+ Hummels

·        Sebastian figures

·        Danbury Mint Hummel porcelain eggs

·        Lot of vintage Christmas ornaments

·        Die cast car collectibles

·        Cast-iron smart Brockville Christmas tree stand

·        C. 1900-1940s Collection of Marksman Medals, Advertising items, Vintage cigarette boxes,
Fire Co. badges, Military buttons, Pinks, etc.

·        Cased Thwing Potentiometer

·        Vintage shoe shine box

·        Primitive kitchen utensils

·        Green glass candleholders

·        Philadelphia seltzer bottles

·        Hand-blown bottles with ground stoppers

·        Two male erotica pottery boxes

·        Richard Nixon Halloween mask

·        1000ml beaker

·        Marbles

·        Antique ice skates

·        Lance General Store container

·        Esso memorabilia

·        LP and 45-RPM records

·        Ruby glass punch set

·        Basketball 90-91 trading cards

·        Starting Line Up action figures

·        Donruss, Bowman, Topps baseball cards

·        Star Wars action figures

·        Playboy cased collections and Centerfold collector cards

·        Old movies: Three Stooges, 8mm films, Keystone Kops, WC Fields

·        Antique bottles

·        Early cast-iron Edison movie projector

·        Griswold Waffle iron #9

·        Vintage mailboxes

·        Scales and weights

·        Antique door knobs in glass, pottery, and brass

·        Cast-iron trivets

·        Collection of gun holsters

·        Donovan McNabb bobble head

·        7-11 baseball collector cups

·        Men's vintage hats in boxes

·        1896 Philadelphia's Better Self book

·        Goodrich Pictorial History of America

·        C. G. Jung, The Red Book

·        David Bourdon, Warhol

·        Musician biography books

·        War books

·        Bundy trumpet and clarinet

·        Barbie House, RV, Pool, and accessories

·        Tudor Tru-Action electronic football and Remco bop baseball game

·        Mattel Sonar sub hunt

·        Fisher Price and Playskool toys; Nylint and Tonka trucks

·        Vintage board games and Lincoln logs

·        Matchbox and Corgi cars

·        Franklin Mint 1950s & 60s classic cars

·        Dolls

·        Large collection of DVDs and CDs


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