Sunday, August 7, 2016

Early Auction at 9:00 & regular auction at 10:00 a.m.

At Foster’s Auction Gallery, 811 U.S. Rt. 1, Newcastle, Me.

Preview Sat., Aug. 6, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. & morning of sale 8:00 to 9:45 a.m. Note: This auction includes: The lifetime collec. of Wayne R. Abbott of Boothbay Hrb., Me., together with items from homes & estates in: Newcastle, Brunswick & East Boothbay, Me., and selected additions. Hope to see you there!!!

EARLY FURNITURE: 7 dwr. mahg. Sheraton turned leg chest, Ptd. pine bracket base 1 dwr. blanket chest, Country pine dbl. raised panel door armoire in old blue, Sheraton mahg. l dwr. dressing stand, Mahg. Chipp. swing leg d/l tbl. w/ball & claw feet, 4’ Deacon’s bench, Red ptd. ant. 4 dwr. bureau, l door cupboard w/white over green, Grain dec. bell & ball rope bed, Pine d/l harvest tbl., Country pine open front jelly cupboard in green, Shaker style youth rope bed & rocker, Grain dec. blanket boxes inc. red & blk. etc., Windsor highchr. in red, Mahg. Empire mirror, Pr. ant. twin rope beds, Birdcage & rod back Windsor side chrs., Pillow & thumb-back chrs., Ladder-back chrs., Country pine drysink top, Pine wood box in old blue & more..

VICTORIAN FURNITURE ETC.: Rd. oak ped. base tbl. w/3 leaves & 6 oak t-back chrs. w/uph. seats, Refin. oak sideboard w/mirrored back, Refin. oak china cab. w/barrister bookcase top w/mirrored back, Fancy Vic. walnut wh. marble top parlor tbl., Eng. marble top commode w/10 tiled back, 4 dwr. mahg. bureau w/mirror & paw feet, Oak 5 sec. Barrister bookcase, Pr. Vic. mahg. open armchrs., Oak l door marble top stand w/dwr., Vic. fold. sew. tbl. w/yard stick, Ant. wicker platform rocker w/male mannequin, Pr. firehouse Windsor armchrs., Sm. pine trunk, Lg. oak & gilt mirrors, Mirrored door medicine cab., Trunks inc. Fancy Vic. dome top w/floral embossed tin & wood straps, Storage box in old blue & more.

CUSTOM & VINTAGE ETC.: Mission oak slant lid desk & oak armchr., Wr. iron:( lounge/2 chrs./tbl., Patio glass top tbl. & 6 chrs., Glass top tbl.), Mahg. lolling armchr., Mahg. Hepp. fold top card tbl., Lg. ½ column bev. mirror, Wooden shoe foot rack, Mahg. spider leg c/stand, Mahg. l dwr. night stand w/marble top, Grand Rapids chrome bounce chr., Mahg. Chipp. mirror, Pr. French style open armchrs.

ACCESSORIES: 1812 sampler “Virtue” by Mary Polley-Ackworth School, Ant. brass bedwarmer w/engrav. designs, Wood/pierced tin footwarmer w/heart, 106 mini. carv. wooden animals inc. birds/crabs/penquins etc., 2 lg. lots of collec. lighters inc. (Zippo “Me. Maritime Acad.” & “1935 Varga Girl”, Cig. adv., Lounge adv., Sarome boat design, Pistol, “Cuba Mail Line” boat & many more), Brass ball top andirons, Religious icons & crosses etc., Stereoptic. viewer & 564 cards inc. “Tour of the World”/Yellowstone Park/Asbury Park etc., 1 dwr. wall candle box, 4 sec. canvas fold. screen w/ptd. Carousel animals & ladies play. organ, Collec. 8 nice postcard albums:(Holidays/comics/towns/ships etc.), Early iron gooseneck teakettles, 500 postcards of Boothbay & surrounding area & lot 300 w/Blks./boats/lighthouses etc., Hd. forged iron:(Andirons w/penny feet etc./Trammel/Ram’s head peels/18th c. fireplace toasters inc. revolving & trivet), Canada Goose decoy, Glass prisms & glass doorknobs, Brass fire fenders/tools, Fig. of “Mercury”, Deco tapestry of Vic. people, Wood chopp. bowl & choppers, Baskets, Iron: (Griswold corn pan, Skillets, Footed Kettles), Sad irons, Relief carv. of Greek Mother & child, 3 bxs. of linens/dresses etc., Pantry box, Mini. turq. carv. of snake, Carv./ptd. shorebirds, Firkin in blue, Orient. bronze vase, Wood elephant head wall plaq., Ant. pewter/copper & brassware, Pine d/t bxs., Early iron, Agate coff. pot, Tinware inc. candle mold, Splayed knife tray, Ladies purses, Carvs. Geo. Wash./Soldiers/Indian, Mex. carv. figs., Waffle iron, Quilt, Rose qrtz. carv. 4” Buddha, Lg. wicker basket, Bail handle wire egg basket, Wooden book box, Wooden ice skates w/acorn tips, Mini. carv. box w/bone dwrs., Orient. enam. jade hand mirror, Needlepoint of ship, Metal mag. rack, Carv./scrimmed box w/kittens, Iron “To Nude Beach” sign, Copper boiler, Carv. serpentine rabbit, Old photos & tintypes, Iron bear/rooster/deer wall coat racks, Type tray & washboards, Aristo lighter w/clock, Binoculars, Iron wall bird baths, Carv. stone box w/dragon, Adirondack style wall mirror, Copper & brassware, Crocheted bedspreads, Sampler “God Bless..”, Brass stencils, Orient. lacq. jewelry box etc., Ant. keys/padlocks, Horn hand. mag. glass, Wooden crates inc. Underwood typewriter etc., Terra cotta planter w/eagle, Plaster fig. of Moses, Hood tin milk box, Wicker dress form, Mini. bone carv. box w/frog & turtle, Lot fish & seahorse figs., Iron kitten doorstop.

GLASS & CHINA: 7 Lladro figs. inc. (Nurse w/baby, Lady w/bird, 4 crèche figs.), Imari 11 ½” bowl & plate etc., Copper lustre Staff. dogs, Ruby cut to clear stemware, 19 Roy. Copenhagen plates w/animals, Orient. tob. jar w/dragons, Edmands crock w/blue bird, Colored blown glass rolling pin, 3 dbl. hand. Roseville pott. vases etc., 2 early tiles w/Spanish soldiers, Limoges: (Hd. ptd. dish, 28 pcs. floral china, Platters etc.), Italian pott. rooster etc., 7 ½” Weller vase w/apple blossoms, 7 Copeland/Spode plates “Wicker Lane”, Oriental china:(Porc. jar, Fig. Quanlin & Emperor/Empress, Teapot, Bowls, Satsuma c/saucer, Bl./wh. vases, Lg. cov. jar, Platter etc.), Tiffany cologne, Steuben ashtray, Cut glass, Patt. glass inc. Heisey, Br./wh. china “Royal Mail”, Ruby bowl Liz Rapalee, Crystal Rosenthal celery, Perfume w/nude, Tile pic. wine making, Food mold, Majolica planter, Weller ivory planter, Glass jellyfish paperweight, Blue Willow luncheon set, Depression & Carnival glass, Fiesta plates, Marshall pott. butter churn, Redware jug, Hendersons redware bowl & pitcher, Bl./wh. canister set, Bean pots, Bl. band. yellow ware bowl, 25 gal. crock, P&O R.R. plates, F. Hook figs., Bone china c/saucers, Bxs. ant. bottles, E. Swasey crock, Spongeware bowls, Stoneware pitcher w/house, 20” china leopard.

PAINTINGS: O/c still life of fruit, O/b ptgs. of flowers, O/c ptgs. & drawings by James Wilmont inc. “N.Y.” etc., O/c of Buddha sgn. J. Jobin, Gene Klebe w/c “Lifting Fog”, Vint. floral ptg. of Lily of the Valley flowers in vase sgn. Hrase, W/c Monhegan cottage by Alta Ashley, 2 o/b by Andre Benoit of Monhegan, Mini. ptg. on porc. of lady in gilt carv. frame, W/c’s of Europ. coastal villages, Ptg. on porc. of ram & ewe, Lg. o/c industrial yard w/pipeline etc., Lg. rev. ptg. on glass of house by pond & 1 w/Euro. castle, O/c military encampment, O/c country houses, Oil of man reading book by Albert Pels, W/c surf by J.K. Thurston, 4 w/c’s of animals sgn. Peifer (Susan), Seascape, Isl. scenes by Mitch & Rae Gibbs, Prim. o/c of Indians by lake w/canoe, 31 o/b ptgs. sgn. K. Billis (Kathleen) of B.Hrb. scenes etc., “Port. Headlight” & “Nonesuch River”, Abstract “Rocky Coast” by Mary Preble, O/c rabbits sgn. Arnold, Jap. silk embroid. panel w/cranes, O/b mtns. & steams, O/b birds on branch, Europ. w/c, W/c of pig, O/b Pheasant hunt, Pastel Puffins by Sturgis, 26 w/c’s by Nelia Gardner White, W/c of flowers sgn. E.H., Venice canal w/c, Nude drawing, Pastel landscape, W/c shorebirds by Joe Garcia, W/c flying ducks, W/c loons, O/c of fruit in basket sgn. Settimo Cocco, Lg. o/b Haitian soldier, Charcoal of young girl, Fancy ant. o/b of cottage by lake, Cat ptgs., Mat cutter & more.

PRINTS: Six 1946 artist sgn. sporting prints by A. Lassell Ripley inc. “Ducks”/”Woodcock” etc., 2 lg. ant. fox hunt prints by John Leech inc. “No Consequence”, Nice wooden cut out wood map of Casco Bay, Early Boothbay Playhouse poster, Orient. prints, 4 birdseye framed prints of birds, Fruit prints “August” etc., “Three Rascals” dog print, “Battle of Lexington”, Ant. of men & dog in canoe, Ship prints, Eng. colored prints inc. “Newcastle”, Ant. gilt framed river scenes, Lg. Claude Monet canvas print of flowers, Gordon Grant of destroyer, Litho. of Geo. Wash. on horse, French print “Le Choit Du Poisson”, Animal prints, Contemp. tall floral print, Ellen Brown scissor cut “5 Bizarre Fish”, Winslow Homer “In the Mowing”, Davidson “Bridal Path”, Nutting path to cottage, Etch. man poling boat on stream, 1836 “New Map of Virginia” & 1573 “Angliae”, Wyeth “Clouds & Shadows”, Steel engrav. Duchess of Devonshire, Framed photos, Fish & fisherman prints, Napoleon Crossing the Alps, Movie poster “Ma & Pa Kettle at the Fair” 1952, 22 Sportsman’s mag. prints, Maurice Utrillo prints, Golf, 5 lg. frames etc.

SILVER: .950 sgn. Orient. cig. case w/engrav. Orient. scenes, Compote, Sm. S. Kirk ladle, C/sticks, Sm. ladle, S/pepper etc., 20 souv. spoons inc. Plique A Jour, 7 tsps. “Prince Eugene”. S.P.: Teaset inc. tea kettle on stand, Trays, C/sticks, 14 spoons w/bakelite tips, Mahg. silver chest w/flatware.

JEWELRY: Gold: Choice 10k ameth. ring, 14k enam. bar pin, 14k ameth. tie tack etc., 14k engag. ring & band, 10k ameth. ring, 14k ring w/8 dias., 10k brooch w/coral carv. fig., 14k pearl sword pin, 10k nat. crystal pin, 14k ring w/czs. Sterling jewel.: Peridot cocktail ring, Lot w/Mex. ameth. pin & tie clip w/horse etc., Ster. cross w/ameth./garnets, Pendant w/2 lg. amethysts, 9 pc. lot w/dolphin neck./Caduceus tie clip etc., Brac. w/malachites & peridots, Garnet pins, Emerald rings, Ruby pend., Created opal earrings & pends., Charm brac., Seahorse pin w/malachite, Bl. topaz neck., Peace sign pendant, Garnet bracs., Moonstone & garnet pend., Garnet poison ring, Druzy crystal ring, Lg. lemon qrtz. pend., Ameth. cross & ring, Amber bar pin, Garnet flower pend., Earrings w/various gemstones, Brac. w/13 malachites, Malachite & peridot pendant, Shell pend. & more. Other jewel.: Pearl & amber necks., Wooden & bone Netsuke’s, Malachite & turq. neck., Costume brac. w/lg. lapis, Peruvian coin brac., Egypt. style neck. w/beads, Tribal neck. w/lapis, Necks.: (turq., pearl, gr. stone etc.), Garnet raspberry cluster neck., Costume inc. wood/plastic squirrel pin etc., Lapis ring, Stone bracs., Chinese neck. w/carnelian agate, Bone carv./scrimmed turtle Inro, 14 temp. strung fancy glass beads, Deco mesh purse, Jade & cameo earrings, Bone carv. tribal neck. & more. WE ARE ALWAYS BUYING GOLD & SILVER OF ALL TYPES.

Watches: 14k Helious 17j wrist watch, 14k 17j. Waltham pendant watch, Bulova 17j wrist watch, Lot pock. & wrist watches inc. coin silver, Keystone o.f. 15j pock., Waltham 15j, Admiral 7 j. pock., Hamilton o.f. 17j pock., Elgin o.f. 15j pocks., Ster. Waltham 7 jewel pocks. & others.

COINS: 3.5 lbs. “Wheat” cents, 8 Peace $’s inc. 1923-S, 407 V-nickels, 65 90% silv. Wash. quarters, 13 Ind. Head cents, 74 Franklin ½’s, Jar Wheat cents inc. steel, 46 Buffalo nickels, 28 Kennedy ½’s”, 20 Mercury dimes, 73 Walk. Lib. ½’s, 2002 1 t.o. .999 silv. Eagle $, 14 1st day covers w/ster. medals inc. “A Decade of Space” etc., 10 ster. 1973 proofs “Off. U.N. Comm. Medals”, Foreign coins & currency, 1907 $5 bill, 9 1957 $1 silv. certs. w/consec. ser. #’s, Two $5 rolls of quarters for sale to Me. residents. STAMPS: Stamp collec. inc. scrapbooks, blocks, 1st day covers etc.

ORIENTAL RUGS: Pers. Kirman 8’5x10’4, 6’5x8’3, 5’2x8’3, 4’x6’3. Other rugs: Woven floral Dhurrie runner 2’6 ½”x 7’11, Braided 4’9x6’8 & oval 3 ½’x5’3 etc., 3 Chinese wool sculp. inc. runner, 5’6x7’6 Oriental style & others, Floral hooked 2’8x5’2 etc.

MODERN FURN. ETC.: Nice Mission style lg. cherry dining tbl. w/leaf & 8 blonde mahg. chrs. w/uph. seats (8’8 L. w/leaf), Pr. French style open armchrs. w/uph. seats, Gr. wooden leather top 3 dwr. desk & chr., Ptd. l dwr. industrial work tbl., 41 ½” long Mission oak hall tbl., Pr. ornately carv. oval pk. marble top stands, Glass dbl. door hutch w/lights & glass shelves, Pr. French style rose carv. open armchrs., Marble top coffee tbl., Ethan Allen rd. ped. base dinette tbl., Nautical stand w/paddle legs & ship ptg., Pr. Classical uph. side chrs., Hitchcock sgn. bookshelf, Beige Lazy boy sofa, Sideboard, 2 wr. iron tile top stands, 2 Q. Anne wing chrs., Uph. swivel rocker & stool, 32” Panasonic flat screen tv w/dvd player, Ornately carv. rd. pk. marble top coffee tbl., Raised panel elec. fireplace, 3 pine bookcases, Blk. bookcase, Carv./ptd. polychromed storage trunk, Lounge chr., Wicker stand, Set 3 grad. tile top stands, Pine wall shelf, Butcher block kitchen cart, Recliner, l dwr. stand, Pedestals, Exercise mach., Revere ware pots, Pr. bar stools, Oreck & Hoover vacs., Microwave, Lots VHS movies etc.

MUSICAL: Lg. 37” dia. vint. drum ptd. “Boothbay Harbor Band”, 35 piano rolls, Art & Lutherie acoustic guitar, Gold tone #TG10 acoustic guitar, Carousel music box, Lenox radio/cd/cassette player.

OTHER ITEMS: Pr. 6’2 ½” high rd. wooden columns, Vint. coin op scale “The Loboy” by R.M.C., Lg. 2’7 high brass bulbous urn w/handles, Female manikin, Carv./ptd. wooden tribal mask, 21” Buddha statue, “Union Fairgrounds” Ant. show sign etc., Rd. wooden architectural pc., Sm. ant. brass wall fire extinguisher, Ptd. pedestal, Ptd. tin eye glass trade sign, Metal leg irons, Ant. 7 dwr. map/chart chest, Foot message, Tennis racq., Bausch & Lomb microscope, 44” nude of Greek male & Roman athlete inc. 37”, X lg. motorcycle “Dry Rider” suit, Arch. doors/molding etc., Fly. pig bird bath, Cement shell birdbath, Crutches, Sun-Kraft cold qrtz. ultraviolet ray therapy light, 30” cement statue of St. Francis, Vint. marble vanity top sink w/nick. fixs., Lg. wagon hub w/colored glass for sign, Minolta 35 mm camera & lenses, Ant. slate sink as is, Nick. plated Westinghouse plaq. for R.R. eng., Motorcycle helmet & gas tank, Enam. “Coca-Cola” sgn., 4 stone eggs (Mex. opal, Qrtz. w/tourmaline etc.), Pr. vint. Chevy Viking 60 side moldings.

LAMPS: Pr. vint. marble tbl. lamps w/carv. leaves, Deco metal chandelier w/3 frosted shades, Pr. brass Aladdin lamps w/red cased glass shades, “Heart & Waffle” patt. oil lamp, Early iron Betty lamp, Rose Medallion tbl. lamp, Leaded glass tbl. lamps, Leaded glass lamp w/grape design, Glass c/sticks w/prisms, Oil lamps, Brass fin. floor lamp, Two pr. brass fin. w/leaded shades, Pr. floral Orient. tbl. lamps, Pierced tin & emerald shades.

CLOCKS: Rosewood school house regulator clock, Metal fig. clock of F.D.R. at ship’s wheel by United, Rosewood shelf clock, School house regulator, Mahg. Grandfather w/columned sides by Colonial, S. Thomas mantel clock w/lions heads, Horse clock topper, Mahg. Waterbury shelf clock, Clock parts & repair tools etc.

BOOKS: Lg. fancy ant. bible, Children’s books inc. 19 Uncle Wiggily’s, “Hist. of Old Broad Bay & Waldo.” I&II by Stahl, Box children’s books inc. “Puss & Boots”, W. Nutting books, Life mags. w/1939 Germ. U-boat etc.

TOOLS: Ant. tool box w/Irish clover on cover, Blk. & Decker bench top workmate, New Cal-Hawk 4 pc. 15’ ratchet tie downs, Planet Jr. seeder.

WEAPONS: Marlin mod. 80 22 cal. semi-auto. rifle, Daisy #111 b b rifle, Lg. Bowie knife, Horn powder horn w/m.o.p., WWII medals, 4 leather holsters.

MARINE: 24” wood/brass ship’s wheel, D/t Seaman’s chest w/beckets, Wood lobster trap, 30” wooden ½ hull model, Wooden ocean liner model, Sailboat rudder & center board, 22” pond sailboat, 20” porthole, Ant. snatch block, Lg. fancy Spanish Galleon ship model “Richard” 48” long, Cased plastic R.M.S. Titanic model.

CHILDREN’S: Flex. Flyer sled, Pr. yellow child’s chrs., L.L. Bean pull sled, Old Indian head bank, Dolls, Iron horse bank etc., 2 bxs. h.o. scale train cars/bldgs. etc., 2 bxs. dolls & toys, Tricycle, Trikke trike in orig. box, Tonka dump truck & McCormack tractor.

TERMS: Cash or approved check. Everything sold as is. All sales are final. We accept absentee bids prior to the auction with a 20% deposit. Limited phone bidding available. Buyer’s premium of 12 1/2% on all purchases with 2 1/2% discount for cash or good check. We accept Visa, Master & Discover Cards. Catered. Limited seating. Call ahead for seat reservations & availability. Air conditioned.


811 U.S. Rt. l, P.O. Box 203, Newcastle, Maine 04553 Auction Gallery 207-563-8110

Assistant Auctioneer: Andre Drolet-Lic. #AR1245 Auction Zip I.D. #2448

Fax us at 207-563-6590, E-mail:

Licensed, Bonded & Insured. Established in Newcastle since 1953. Member of Me. Auctioneer’s Association & Me. Antique Dealer’s Assoc.

We are always buying gold & silver of all types.

Robert L. Foster

Auctioneer & Appraiser

811 U.S. Rt. 1, P.O. Box 203

Newcastle, Me. 04553