A House Full of Treasures- from Texas and beyond!
Americana, Texana, Native American pottery, vintage games and toys, clothing and collectibles galore. A multi-generational Texian sale with Luling and Lockhart roots featuring marble topped oak furniture, Eastlake, beds, mantle and wall clocks and timepieces, Texas art, prints and lithos, fine silver, bone china and brilliant cut glass. Mark your calendars for this humdinger of a sale! We will continue updating and the family is still picking.
The estate of Maryanne and David COCHRAN.
David Monroe COCHRAN (B. 1925- 2016, LULING TX) WWII At the age of 19 David served as Ensign aboard the USS LSM 427 as the youngest officer aboard. It's crew were responsible for moving US troops and equipment between the Hawaiian Islands and the Philippines and later in and around Japan. Enthusiasts of militaria will find bomber pilot jackets and souvenirs returned from post-war Japan. Then promoted to the rank of Lieutenant during the Korean War and helping to run the US Naval base in Newfoundland and finally served in the Naval Reserves in Austin and retired with the rank of Commander. He attended Texas A&M and several decades later, in 1971, earned a Master of Science degree in Community and Regional planning at the University of Texas and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil engineering. UT and A&M ephemera abound and the sale has high level surveying and scientific equipment.
Maryanne Caldwell COCHRAN (1924-2016) born in Lockhart and taught junior high and high school English in Luling and Corpus, graduated from the University of Texas in 1946 and earned her Masters in English in 1961, Austin Alumnae Chapter of Zeta Tau Alpha and of Delta Kappa Gamma. Maryann was a saver and as you can see in the photos, the house became a repository for fine things collected from around the world and over generations. A toy room is full of vintage educational toys from Lincoln Logs to Legos, board games from the earliest monopolies to silver age, dolls for boys and girls in GI Joe, Hot Wheels and children's literature and Encyclopedia Britannica
Globe Wernicke and Myer's Stacked Lawyer's bookcases* Ethan Allen furniture for boys and girls, Radios & Electronics, * Mac Computers* Playing Cards * Vintage Games & Toys* Cookbooks* Vintage Appliances * Mechanical Typewriters, Singer Sewing Machines* Children's roll top desk, and miniature school desk and chair, wicker * vintage baby cradle, armoires, file cabinets, vanities
Frog woman Joy Navasie bowl, Pueblo pottery, 1950's furniture: 2 piece sectional with iron legs, laminate top living room furniture (3 pieces) ,
China : Heinrich & Co. Bavarian (red mark) floral border, Theodore Haviland Limoges with Red Stamp ,
Bowl signed L.C. Tiffany, American Brilliant Period, EAPG, Jadeite, Vaseline, Fostoria American, silverplate and sterling, Reed and Barton, serving pieces, flatware, Royal Doulton, Federal,
Cameras & Photography & Optics : Minolta Rokkor, Kodak 35, No. 2c Series III Kodak with leather carrying case, Zeiss Kon Baby Box, Steinheil Munchen Polfilter 3x Kinox exposure meter, Magicube Camera 126 by Magimatic, Kodak Instamatic M18 Movie Camera, Sylvania Super 8 Sun Gun Movie Light all in asi condtion, Tasco Telescope, Aspen 80500 Tripod
Surveying and Drafting equipment: Incredible K & E discoveries, Keuffel & Esser Surveyor Transit with brass plomb in original box, #P5136 Keuffel & Esser surveying level in original box, N5003F
Clocks: German Schatz 400 Day anniversary clock (needs wire), 19th Century Walnut Parlor clock, Gilbert Mantle Clock, Seth Thomas Mantle Clock, Sessions Regulator from First National Bank of Texas in Luling, Texas), Aristocrat 8-day electric kitchen clock, Selva Black Forest Cuckoo Clock (runs), Wee Winkie by Westclox, Robertshaw alarm clock, Westclox baby and Big Bens and assorted travel clocks all in "as is" condition. Watches by Elgin, Lancet, Timex
Toys & Games: Fisher Price, , Milton Bradley, Candyland, wooden blocks, G.I. Joe Tonka, Matchbook, Hot Wheels, Tootsie Toys, Peanuts, Legos, Lincoln Logs, Fort Apache, Uncle Wiggly, lots of Monopoly, Evenflo, vintage unopened kits Aurora Godzilla (unbuilt), Pivot Pool, Puzzles, vintage card games, Bendables, toy soldiers, cowboys and Indians, Daisy toy rifle, Force light saber, lunchboxes,
costume jewelry, vintage pearls, lockets, Taxco, vintage infant and child's clothing, fountain pens,
Vintage ladies clothing 30's thru 70's (polyester included) shirtwaist, ladies hats, purses, gloves, straw bags,
Luling and Lockhart Advertising memorabilia, Zippo lighters, rulers, letter openers, can openers, flashlights, fruit Crates,
Vintage Pottery: Camark, Chadwick, Weller, Shawnee, McCoy, Roseville, Royal Haeger, Haeger, Van Briggle, Gilmer, Williamsburgh, Alamo, Miramar, Pasadena and more. floral, frogs, gardening posts vases more.
Art: Signed and numbered watercolor prints by Franz Herbelot, Reinthal & Newman framed print, Maurice Utrillo print "Sacre Coure de Montmartre"
Boy Scouts and Girls Scouts of America: Norman Rockwell, Brownie uniform from the 60's, camping, girl scout patches, handbooks,
Texas Art: 3 originals by Hanna Walker (1876-1945), Ruby Palmo, bluebonnet print by Helen Ferne Slimp (1890-1995) Six Spanish Missions Portfolio (UT Press) by E.M "Buck" Schiwetz with 3 of 6 prints, the other 3 are available framed, cowboy print by H.D. Bugbee, Porfirio Salinas bluebonnet prints, 2 mounted miniatures Rio Frio and Bluebonnet Time in Texas, Bluebonnet Time in Texas limited edition of 1500 41A Wallace Engraving Co.
Books & paper: Hundreds of books, some new, some old: Texana- many signed (Ladybird, LBJ, biography i.e. Truman, Roosevelt, the Royal Family, Winston Churchill series, UT Yearbooks Cactus 1942- 1946, Texas A&M, 1911 leather bound A&M Longhorn yearbook, 196 and 1927 A & M, Travel, civil Engineering, Petroliana, vintage Austin and Texas maps, Tom Lea, Buck Schiwetz,Texas Gardening, Birding, vintage paperbacks, Postcards, Stamps, British Travel Posters, hundreds of travel brochures, Life magazine and Sat Evening Post covrs, National Geographic starting 1935
Children's books: vintage Golden Books, Teen literature "Bananas" and Dynamite (Star Wars, Farrah Fawcett) Vintage Christmas, miniatures, dollhouse furniture,
Kitchen: early Cast Iron, (Wagner Ware) chicken fryer, biscuit pans, vintage Pyrex, nesting & mixing bowls and refrigerator dishes, boxed bundt pans, food warmers from the 50's and 60's hundreds of vintage ball jars, midcentury Harkerware china, bakelite, wood handled utensil, Sunbeam mixers, Cuisinart, pressure cookers. Westinghouse Cooker, salt and pepper shakers vintage tins including Bremond (Austin TX)
Cookbooks; Lots of Texas cookbooks, bookends,
Crocks: Merrill 15 gallon (Ohio) miniature stoneware from Luling Texas, beautiful butterchurn,
Taxidermy: mounted stags from Texas (San Antonio) typewriter (40's 50, 60's)
Sewing: Antique Texas quilts, vintage patterns (baby & more), lace, notions, linens, thread, huge collection of wooden spools, buttons, 2 vintage Singer sewing machines treadles, naugahyde. Books: crochet, tatting
Musical instruments with carrying cases: Aristocrat 300 alto Sax by Bruscher, Armstrong 100 Clarinet with sterling head carrying case
Tools: old saws, punches, lathes, canning equipment, handled tools lawnmowers
....much, much, MUCH MORE!!!