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1932 ~ Celebrating 85 Years! ~ 2017

Public Estate Absolute Auction | Friday, November 10, 2017
Feat. at 2PM Estate Firearms, Military, & Taxidermy Collections

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

AUCTION PREVIEW: Thursday, November 9: 4-7PM | All-day Friday, November 10: From 9AM

2PM (Front Room): Estate Firearms, Military, & Taxidermy Collections |  Estate Firearms: Antique and Modern Estate Long Guns and Handguns; Military: Military Medals and Collectibles, etc.; Taxidermy: Full-mount Black Bear, Bear Rug, Moose & Elk Shoulder Mounts, and various other mounts.

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.

It'll be sunny (we hope)! Temp 2196.

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

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

Partial Listing to Include:


Estate Firearms

·        Antique and Modern Estate Long Guns and Handguns


·        Military Medals and Collectibles, etc.


·        Full-mount Black Bear

·        Bear Rug

·        Moose Shoulder Mount

·        Elk Shoulder Mount

·        Various Mounts

See for Estate Firearms Listing and Transfer Details




Antique & Quality Reproduction Furnishings

·        Mahogany Regency desk with tooled green leather top

·        Regency heavily carved stand with black marble top

·        Paint decorated Italian style China cabinet

·        Thomasville dining table with eight Biedermeier-style chairs

·        Thomasville marble top server

·        Maitland Smith: Pr. Asian paint-decorated cabinets; Bombay dresser

·        Six shield decorated carved chairs and dining table

·        Antique pine two-door stand

·        French carved window seat

·        Mission Oak-style Furniture: Dovetailed living room tables; Sofa

·        Four Ethan Allen carved Regency style chairs

·        Italian carved coffee table with marble top

·        Walnut carved sofa table with carved drawers

·        Paint decorated metal drum table with glass ball finial

·        Mirrored back curio cabinet

·        Barrister bookcases

·        Ethan Allen media stand

·        Pair of banded bachelor side chests

·        Carved and inlaid Borghesani Italian Bombe chest

·        Jacobean style heavily carved front server

·        Pair of inlaid shaped top side tables

·        Assorted decorator dinette sets

·        American of Martinsville Mid-Century Modern desk

·        Four-piece Johnson Carper Modern bedroom set

·        Three leather Hancock & Moore leather tufted back chairs with ottomans

·        Six modern orange web patio chairs with green frames

·        Pair of Ethan Allen paisley upholstered sofas

·        Iron baker's rack

·        Inlaid mahogany Virginia Galleries Henkel Harris coffee table

·        Oak Victorian tall chest and Drop front desk

·        Carved Victorian marble top bureau

·        Oak Hoosier cabinet

·        Mirrored vanity with gilt frame

·        Mahogany music cabinet with mirror gallery

·        White painted Hoosier cabinet

·        Assorted sets of antique chairs

·        Two oak drafting tables

·        Slatted trunks

·        Brass bound drop-front desk

·        Italian tile top table

·        Vintage rattan three-piece patio set

·        Black leather sofa

·        Brown leather chesterfield sofa

·        Two Victorian rose carved sofas

·        All-weather wicker patio furniture

·        Hickory Fry sofa and loveseat

·        Lacquered game table and chairs

·        Pair of modern tulip chairs

·        Oak brass bound firearm cabinet

·        Mahogany Empire card table

·        Green painted Adirondack rocker, and more.


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

·        Herschede tubular tall case clock, circa 1924

·        Asian style black lacquered tall case clock with applied hardstone figural designs

·        78" oak long drop regulator clock

·        Florn West German figural clock

·        Carved marble abstract statue on wooden stand

·        Copper bound wooden bucket

·        Buckin' Bronco metal weathervane

·        Assorted ornate shell carved decorator mirror

·        Two pairs of heavy brass urn table lamps

·        Pair of Venetian glass table lamps

·        Carved stone maiden on pedestal

·        Brass horse table lamp

·        Two lead glass table lamps

·        Antique bisque donkey lamp with gilded vine and beaded shades

·        Slag glass Salem Bros. table lamp

·        Bronze table lamp with reverse painting on glass of deer and landscape

·        Carved and painted totem pole

·        RCA Victor radio, floor model

·        Garland ice box

·        Brass and oak hat racks

·        Cement garden urns

·        Rand McNally world portrait globe

·        Blue touch crock

·        Wagon wheel

·        Antique federal wall mirrors

·        Primitive antique ladder

·        Child's pedal car

·        Child's wagons

·        Oak antique mirrors

·        GE light bulbs advertising light

·        Assorted antique lead glass windows

·        12-gal Western stoneware blue touch crock

·        Royal Standard typewriter

·        Cat-figure boot scrape

·        Jenn-Air gas grill

·        Magic Chef small refrigerator

·        Whirlpool refrigerator

·        Kalamango guitar

·        Antique tool boxes and woodworking tools, power tools

·        Antique block pulleys

·        Lanterns

·        Cast-iron pans, wheels, etc.

·        Spring scales

·        Collection of carved antique doors, and more.




1. Molakidis oil on canvas, street scene with cathedral, 1982

2. Judith Jarvis oil on canvas, barn

3. Signed oil on panel, fishing boat at the pier

4. Signed oil on panel, landscape with trees and creek

5. Two John Palmer signed giclees, "Indefinite I and Indefinite IV

6. Print of a vintage French advertising poster, "Parapluie-Revel Lyon"

7. Print of a vintage French advertising poster, "Piangiani Maccheroni"

8. Judith Jarvis oil on canvas, still life with flowers, fruit and crocks

9. Judith Jarvis oil on canvas, residential street scene

10. Two unsigned Asian style watercolors on paper, florals and butterflies

11. Al Hirschfeld pencil signed etching, "Bob Hope", #40/200, 1983, with COA

12. Al Hirschfeld pencil signed etching, "Sinatra", #66/200, 1985, with COA

13. Color engraving, genre scene depicting church letting out

14. Goddard signed giclee, "Warhol", #36/50

15. Goddard signed giclee, "Like a G", Artists Proof #48/50

16. C. Ernest Shepherd oil on panel, "The Inner Harbor, Gloucester, MA, 1948

17. R. Borer oil on canvas, tall ship at sea

18. Signed Japanese watercolor, floral

19. Two equestrian prints

20. Trevor Haddon oil on canvas, Venetian market

21. G. Farquhar watercolor on paper, sheep grazing

22. Robert Spence watercolor on paper, "Study for Samuel Pepys and King Charles II"

23. G. El Harvey oil on canvas, horseback riding in the mountains

24. Larry S. Anderson pencil signed print, "The Chuck Wagon", #305/1000, w/ menu

25. Rolland oil on canvas, fountain

26. Danello oil on canvas, Mediterranean scene

27. Signed Japanese watercolor on paper, landscape

28. Andrew Wyeth copyright print, "Blue Dump"

29. Judith Jarvis oil on canvas, "Broad Street Boogie Woogie"

30. Print of the "Rat Pack"

31. Goddard signed giclee, "$1000 Bill All In", #682/750

32. Goddard signed giclee, "$1000 Bill We Olive Cash", #281/300

33. Peter Sculthorpe print, "Hedgerow"

34. M. Dennis oil on canvas, "Scotty"

35. Photographic print of Jefferson Davis, Confederate President

36. Signed block print, "Still Life with Flowers", Artist's Proof

37. Andrew Wyeth copyright print, "May Basket"

38. Photographic print of Muhammad Ali, Sugar Ray Robinson, and Joe Louis

39. Map of Edgemont Township

40. Map of the Main Line from Overbrook to Paoli

41. Map Birmingham Township

42. Andrew Wyeth copyright print, "Renfield"

43. Bill Hampton print, "Geronimo"

44. Pauline Campanelli print, "Buttermolds"

45. Emilie Hartmann watercolor on paper, boating at sunset

46. Judith Jarvis oil on canvas, "Rose Garden"

47. Print on canvas, still life

48. Behrens impressionist style print, Mediterranean scene

49. W. Reynolds oil on canvas, Venetian scene

50. Print of room interior looking out to sea

51. J. Combs print, "Quiet Shadows II"




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Fine China & Porcelains, Glassware, Art Pottery

·        Asian porcelains and china

·        Copeland Spode "Blue Bowpot" (partial set)

·        Mason's "Bow Bells" transferware serving pieces

·        Pontessa Espana fish plates

·        Delft chargers

·        Meissen dish with gilt floral motif

·        Schumann Arzberg fruit plates

·        Tiffany & Co. floral serving bowl

·        Fox hunting napkin rings

·        Collection of Teapots: Hall; T-Ball; Double Spout, etc.

·        Waterford Crystal stemware and other pieces

·        Pair of Val St. Lambert crystal candlesticks

·        Southwestern pottery pots

·        Redware charger with Yorkies by Zeppa Studios, etc.


Full/Partial Sets of China/Dinnerware

·        Schonwald, "Jubila"

·        Theodore Haviland Limoges

·        Stangl, "Quail"

·        Mepogo Japan cups and saucers

·        Chintz chocolate set with creamer and sugar

·        Royal Doulton, "Angelique"

·        Vernonware China, "Gingham", etc.


Collectibles, Toys, and more

·        Figural bookends

·        Floral iron doorstop

·        Darlington Brothers cream bottle

·        God Bless America clock

·        Collection of Fairy lamps

·        Flow blue

·        West German marble framed barometer

·        Wedgwood Philadelphia chargers

·        Roseville art pottery

·        Carved wood owl sculpture

·        Carved and painted swans, signed "MB 87"

·        Collection of Lunch Boxes:
Roy Rogers
- Get Smart
- Grizzly Adams
- Wild Bill Hickock
- Yellow Submarine
- Kroft Supershow
- Jet Patrol
 -Little House on the Prairie

·        Light up art glass landscape diorama

·        Nouveau-style clock with porcelain face

·        Asian painted plaques with birds

·        Smithsonian Institute floral cloisonné-style cane

·        Asian carved hardstone figures

·        Enameled metal flower arrangement

·        Asian deity statues

·        Postcards: War, pin ups, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New York, etc.

·        U.S. coins: Silver half dollars, quarters, dimes, etc.

·        Silver commemorative dollar coins

·        Foreign coins

·        Medallions and tokens

·        Vintage spectacles

·        Straight razors

·        World's Fair memorabilia

·        Vintage 35mm and other cameras, with accessories

·        Carved soapstone vases

·        Zebra figurines

·        Collection of mortars and pestles

·        Hummels

·        Staffordshire Chelsea Pensioner Toby jug

·        Tin lithograph banks

·        Royal Doulton Tobys and figurines

·        Shoe-form pin cushions

·        Breyer horses

·        Doll house furniture

·        Fountain pens and desk sets

·        Skeleton keys, etc.


Local, Single-Owner Collection of Delaware & PA Ephemera & Collectibles

·        Diary of Captain Thomas Rodney, 1776-1777, with an introduction by Ceasar A. Rodney, published 1888 by the Historical Society of Delaware

·        Binoculars

·        Collier's Photographic History of World War II

·        1855 and 1864 Boston Almanacs

·        Drafting kit

·        Advertising ephemera: tape measures, banks, record brushes, etc.

·        Fireman's badges; Masonic memorabilia; G.A.R. badges

·        Large collection of uniform buttons: Police, Firemen, state militia, etc.

·        Pocket lighters

·        Pocket knives

·        Stone arrowheads

·        Carved wooden bottle stoppers

·        Smoking pipes

·        Metal animals

·        Talking View Master with reels

·        Plastic Ideal toy delivery truck with breads

·        Antique bible

·        Golden Replicas of U.S. Stamps albums

·        Turkish Cigarette Cards

·        Military pins, badges, etc.

·        Tobacco tins and old cigarette packs

·        Old photographs from Delaware, etc.

·        Daguerreotypes, Tintypes, and Ambrotypes

·        Early employee ID badges and driver's licenses

·        Kentucky Derby Glasses

·        Paperweights

·        Hunting licenses

·        Pin back buttons: baseball players, flags of various nations, advertising, etc.

·        Lanterns and railroad lanterns

·        Cast-iron Delco Light light fixture

·        Local paper ephemera including railroad, photographs, bank slips, and more

·        Brass shoe buckles and belt buckles

·        Large collection of vintage cameras and accessories

·        Decorative miniature shoe souvenirs

·        Whiskey bottles

·        German steins

·        Cast-iron banks, derby cars, and cannons

·        George Wallace presidential posters

·        Rose Automatic knife sharpener and grinder

·        Electric conductors

·        Rooster style lantern

·        Apothecary bottles

·        Assorted silver plate

·        Fishing lures

·        Canada Dry Phillies cans

·        Ink wells and pens

·        Cast-iron railroad collectibles, etc.



·        Marx Big Load Van Co. truck

·        Tonka No.5 fire engine

·        Marx tin wind-up motorcycle with rider

·        Wind-up Wandering Chimpanzee

·        Wooden Chester Ferry boat

·        Alps "Sea Queen" boat

·        Tin "Sparking 'Copter" toy helicopter, etc.





·        Cigarette case with 18K inlay

·        Compact on chain

·        Candlesticks

·        Small footed bowl

·        Compote

·        Salt and pepper shakers, etc.


Other Silver, Silver Plate, etc.

·        Silver presentation goblets

·        Hallmarked serving spoon

·        Coin silver seafood forks

·        Mexican silver wheelbarrow ashtray

·        Gorham silver match safe shaped like a dog, etc.




·        Diamond rings

·        Gold jewelry: earrings, rings, necklaces with pendants, etc.

·        Pocket watches, watch chains and fobs

·        Wristwatches, including a Jaeger Le Coultre Automatic wristwatch

·        Masonic and fraternal jewelry

·        Victorian jewelry

·        Cameos

·        Lapis beaded necklace and bracelet set

·        Vintage and contemporary costume jewelry

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




Single-Owner Lifetime Collection of Movie & Celebrity Posters, Part 2

·        Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

·        The Enforcer ("Dirty Harry")

·        Revenge of the Nerds

·        Chinatown

·        Monty Python's The Meaning of Life

·        Flareup

·        Easy Money

·        Octopussy

·        The Trouble with Harry

·        Videodrome

·        Superman

·        Lucky Lady

·        The Man with Two Brains

·        The Postman Always Rings Twice

·        Hopscotch

·        Force 10 from Navarone

·        Face to Face

·        Something Wicked This Way Comes

·        Pretty Baby

·        The Border

·        Love and Death

·        Tootsie

·        The Woman in Red

·        A Soldier's Story

·        Dune

·        Farrah Fawcett Pinup

·        Jane Fonda with Tom Holden Philadelphia speaking engagement


Fine Art

·        "My First Kimona, 1859" framed under glass, Arthur T. Bliss

·        Print of Madonna and Child

·        Signed oil on panel of cherry blossoms

·        Audubon print, "Blue Winged Teal"

·        Mid-Century Modern bongo-form wall clock

·        Framed molas

·        Indian painting on silk of elephant

·        Moulin Rouge and Jane Avril French posters

·        Monet poster

·        Print of Native American woman, pencil signed and numbered, "RC Forman"

·        Asian scroll




·        Assorted Stangl pottery

·        Large collection of sorted buttons

·        Washboards

·        Kitchen primitives

·        Stoneware jugs

·        Vintage lunchboxes

·        Garden figures: composite and metal frogs, roosters, etc

·        Delaware reference books

·        Leather-bound books including Punch, Harper's Weekly, The Graphic, and more

·        Ann Charlton pencil signed and numbered prints of New Castle

·        Large assortment of vintage cash registers, typewriters, and adding machines

·        Children's toys including Atari 5200 game console and Little Golden Books

·        Art reference books

·        Beanie Babies in plastic cases

·        Christmas ornaments

·        StylePlus power juicer

·        Laura Ashley ironstone China

·        Cast-iron skillets

·        Jadeite canisters

·        Franklin Mint teddy bear collector's plates

·        Coral and conch shells

·        Star Wars figurines

·        Vintage Erector sets, and more.

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