Saturday, February 13, 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 Fri., Feb. 12, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. & morning of sale 8:00 to 9:45 a.m. In case of severe, impassable storm, auction to be held the following day, call to be sure. Note: This auction incs. items from homes & estates in: Bath, Alna, Damariscotta & Newcastle, Me., inc. coin & Carnival glass collections, together w/selected additions. Hope to see you there!

EARLY FURNITURE: Sheraton mahg. 1 door cupboard, Federal birdseye maple tilt top candlestand, Pr. 18th c. Q. Anne vase back chrs. w/bold turnings, Sheraton l dwr. stand, Refin. pine plantation desk w/cubby holes, Me. spider leg candlestand, Mahg. inlaid swing leg card tbl., Fan back Windsor chr. w/bulbous turnings, Sheraton grain ptd. l dwr. stand, Orig. Me. grain ptd. dome top trunk, Shaker nursing rocker, D/t blanket box in old red, Curly maple Hitchcock pillow-back armchr. rocker, Fed. ½ column mirror, 7 spindle Youth’s bow-back Windsor chr. w/bamboo turnings, Sheraton mahg. Canterbury, 5 thumb-back chrs. inc. 2 arms, Prim. bucket bench, Ladder-back chrs., Empire footstool w/needlepoint top, Windsor Capt’s. chr., Classical gilt ½ column mirror w/rosette corners & more.

VICTORIAN FURN. ETC.: Oak curv. glass china cabs. inc. 1 w/bev. glass & mirrored top, Fancy ant. rosewood sleigh bed, Pr. fancy Vic. cameo back chrs., Mahg. paw foot tilt top tea tbl., Refin. pine 4 dwr. bureau, Walnut horseshoe shaving mirror, Pine lift top commode, Stenc. dec. lift top commode, Oak paw foot stand, Platform rocker, Walnut dome top mirror, Oak stand, Spool leg stand etc. MISSION: Oak slant lid desk w/dwr. & bookrack, Oak rocker w/clover cut outs. CUSTOM & VINT.: French style marble top l dwr. mahg. stand w/marble interior, M. Wash. uph. open armchr., Mahg. inlaid claw foot tilt top tea tbl., ½ column mirror w/C. & Ives print top, Vint. Orient. paint dec. slant lid desk w/Q. Anne legs, Chipp. style mahg. mirror, Lg. ball & claw foot Chipp. wing chr., Mahg. Q. Anne tilt top candlestand etc.

ACCESSORIES: Carv. & ptd. fish on board by Joseph Neale, 2 ant. bellows w/bowl of fruit & cornucopia, Carv. jade inc.: (Leaf bowl, Goddess w/dragon, Vases inc. 1 w/ringed handles, Horse & tiger fig., Teapot w/animal base, Buddha & snake, Water buffalo, Man & horse, Fruit & monkey etc.), Carv. soapstone vase etc., Eskimo stone carv. walrus sgn. NOA, Wooden ink sander, Walnut lap desk w/m.o.p. inlay etc., 10 chocolate molds inc. Santas/rabbits/trees, Wooden mortar & pestle, Nice 20” ant. wooden bowl, Ant. wood. fold. tbl. top stereoptic. viewer & cards, Political buttons inc. 1904 Roosevelt stud/“Ike” pin etc., Carv. Goddess head “Shiva”, Baskets inc.: (Lg. dbl. hand. splint, Gathering, Ant. dbl. lid melon), Berry carrier in old red, Tin candle molds, Sm. ant. sampler, Copper & brass inc. teapot etc., 32” iron wall coat rack & others, Iron ship bookends, Spinning wheel, Vint. Log Cabin quilt & others, Brass & iron ladle & iron fork, 16 lighters inc. Riske/advertising etc., Fancy hang. iron planter, Firkin in blue, Brass urn top andirons, Wooden tbl. mod. apple peeler, Wire egg basket, Iron flower basket doorstop, Iron horse doorstop, Vint. poker chips, Stereoptic viewer & cards, Ant. 2 dwr. jewelry box, Pr. ironwood carv. birds, 1 dwr. coffee grinder & tin wall mount one, Mahg. 8 dwr. 16” spice box, Metal Ming style horse, 4“Shaker Witch Hazel” labels, Snuffers & tole tray, 2 dwr. desk top file, Wh. metal bird fig., Wooden drying rack, Am. flags, Carv. & scrimmed. bone cat box, Milk can, Postcards, Collec. box, Dachshund doorstop/scraper, Metal moose, Iron “To Nude Beach” sign, Iron welcome sign w/moose, Fancy metal green hang. planter, 2 Orient. panels w/figs. & pagodas, Art Deco floor ashtray, Tob. tins, Brass 3 sided hang. thermometer, Brass “Declaration of Independence”, Wood. carv. fisherman/leopard etc.

DECOYS: Rare standing Geo. R. Huey Me. Merganser decoy w/inset head, 3 carv./ptd. birds inc. Maurice Day & D. Brown etc., Mini. Goose & Swan by Capt. Harry Jobes, Mason type Shoveler, Sgn. Hornick Bros., Lot of 14 w/Chickadee & Shorebird etc., Pr. shorebirds sgn. Michael R. McCarthy, Mini. Can. Goose sgn. Byron E. Bruffed etc.

GLASS & CHINA: Roseville pott. bowl 466-10”, J. Wedgwood “Pearl” ironstone cov. tureen, 2 glass cloches, Bl. & wh. stoneware butter crock in Sunflower patt., Blown glass paperweights, Sponge dec. yellow ware bowl, Floral bowl/pitcher & mug, Willow platter, Pewter top Germ. stein, Quimper wall pc., Blue dec. stoneware crock, Staff. type fig. “Franklin”, “Am. Marine” plate, Blue “Coin Spot” shaker, Cranberry hobnail bowl etc., 2 flow blue bowls, Weller planter, Pott. milk pitcher w/cows, China Woodpecker by Beswick, Ant. blown bottles, Stoneware crocks/jugs inc. ovoid & bottles inc. w/blue by Hiram Wheaton 1875. Lg. Carnival glass collec. in various colors inc.: Marigold & ameth. “Grape” water pitchers & glass sets, Bowls inc.: (“Dragon & Lotus”, “Peacock & Grapes”, “Pansy”, “Blk. Berry Wreath”, N. “Cherries” & “Strawberries”, “Good Luck”, “Drapery”, “Horse Medallion”, “Stag & Holly”, “Orange Tree”, “Acorn”, “Open Rose” etc.), N. hatpin holder, Rare enam. blue “Apple Blossom” berry set, 8 pcs. enam. “Apple Blossom” c/sugar & tumblers, “Gothic Arch” tumblers, Vase “Loganberry”, 6 “Peach Opalescent” compotes/bowl etc., Basket, 3 “Grape” decanters, Cruets, Plates, Compotes & much more.

PAINTINGS: Ant. o/c Dutch School of ships in gold gilt frame 23 ½”x15 ½”, W/c by Hiram P. Flagg of beached boats 18 ½”x12 ½”, W/c by Lo Wai Hin of Chinese junk 19”x 14 ½”, Ant. w/c by Filippo Indoni of Peasant girl, O/c by S. Parlette “Avon Conn./Old Farms School & Lodge”, O/b of Paris St. scene, O/c of Europ. impress. scene, O/b by James Dix of mtn. landscape, O/c sgn. A.F. Macwilliams of Rockport Hrb. ships etc., Oil on wood of old man w/violin, 14 folk art ptgs. inc. portraits & landscapes etc., Vic. w/c/gouache of N.H. birch trees, 2 florals sgn. Rosalind Oesterle, Orient. ink & paint scroll of rams in landscape & others, O/c of cov. bridge by Paul Bowden, Ptg. on zinc of religious interior.

PRINTS: Old French print of duck & frog, 2 drinking scenes by John A. Lomas, Framed Welliver poster of birches, Ostriches print, Litho. “Mt. Monanock” by Dolbear, 5 nautical prints of ships & “Old Salt”, 2 photos parachute land. at Okinawa by Blackie, Yard long photo, Bird i.d. prints, Art Deco photo frame & other frames etc.

SILVER: Pr. floral repousse c/sticks sgn. Yuchang sterling, 16 pcs. inc. vanity brushes & mirror/jar/box w/bust etc., 8 pcs. inc. baby cups/plates etc., Tongs etc., 7 lg. coin serv. spoons. S.P.: Caster set, Coffee urn, Trays etc., Roll top butter dishes, Cov. dishes, Punch bowl, Teapot w/burner base, Wine coaster etc.

JEWELRY: Gold: 10k & 14k misc. gold rings etc., Sterling: Tennis brac. w/50 garnets, Parrot pin w/garnets & marcasites, Fancy ring w/colored stones, Neck. w/10 garnets & marcasites, Frog pin w/pearl & garnet, Lizard pin w/16 garnets, Ameth. rings, Lg. pin w/green stone, Rings inc. peridot etc., Amber pend., Ster. whistle pendant, Purp. Druzy crystal earrings, Cross w/ameths. & rainbow moonstones, Neck. w/moonstone & garnets, Neck. w/peridots & garnets, Moonstone ring, Peridot poison box ring, Gr. copper turq. pend., Titanium Druzy crystal ring, Bone carv. pcs. inc. whale money clip etc., Blue topaz ring, Abalone neck. Other jewelry: Lg. Vic. memorial pendant w/floral dec., Lot Vic. pcs. inc. pins/onyx pin w/soldier etc., Garnet bead bracs. & necks., Carv. & scrimmed. bone Inro neck., Nickel ring w/intaglio lapis animal seal, Vic. larva cameo rings, Carv. jade pendants, Medals inc. 37 Maine & 17 “God” series etc., Tourmaline & amber stones etc., Polished qrtz. & agate pcs., 150 cut cabochon stones, Hat pins, Whiting & Davis mesh purse, Belt buckles etc., Lot of watches & parts inc. key wind & jeweled car watch etc.

COINS: Morgan silver $’s: (10 b.u., 1887 ANACS ms63, 1878-CC & others), Peace dollars, 1831 10¢ pc., 1835 25¢, 50¢ pcs.: (1824,’54, ’59 etc.), 1920 Me. Comm. $1/2, Lib Head & Buffalo nickels, 10.45 face U.S. 90% silv. coins, Ind. cent part. album, 24 purp. box proof sets 1984-’93 & 14 gr. sets, 130 90% Kenn. $1/2’s, 18 rolls Wheat cents, 5 lg. cents inc. 1821, 16 Me. silv. rounds, Linc. cents in 3 albums, 1925 Lexington-Concord 50¢ pc., 1950-D nickels b.u. & gem u, Fly. Eagle cents, 47 Ind. head cents, 22 Ike $’s some silv., 2000 Millen. proof $1, War time nickels, Barber Head & Walk. Lib. 50¢’s, 5 t.o. “Silver Chief” bar, Canadian coins, 17 “50 St.” proof 25¢’s, 8 ozs. silver, Foreign coins & currency, 1954 Kenn. b.u. ½’s, Other albums of coins, Slabbed commemoratives, Tokens, $5 Bank of Boston bill, 2¢ & 3¢ pcs. & much more.

STAMPS: Tub of stamps & albums of U.S. First Day Covers etc.

ORIENTAL RUGS: Tekkee Bokhara 4’2x6’11, 2’8x6’2, 2’1x10’7, Kelim 3’7x5’7, 2’10x5’3, 4’1x7’1, 1’11x3’1, 2’4x4’11. Other rugs: Oriental style rugs inc. Turkish loomed etc.: (7’10x10’7 floral, Fine red floral 5’3x7’10, 3’3x4’10, Chinese sculptured 2’x4’3, Hd. braided 42”x25”, Hooked Scotty dog rug, 2 oval braided etc.

MODERN FURNISHINGS: Pr. French style uph. open armchrs., Chipp. wing chr., Gold ripple design bev. glass mirror, Reclining open armchr. & stool, Maple fold. bookcase, Maple 4 dwr. chest, VHS movies etc.

MUSICAL: Ant. oak tbl. top “His Master’s Voice” phonograph, Crosley “Collecs. Ed.” radio in salmon & blk., 108 cd’s.

OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST: Ant. “Korona IV” Gundlach fold. camera, Rare ant. H.S. Martyn dentists “Seamless Crown Machine” in oak case, 20” iron sitting mermaid, R.R. conductors brass bound trunk w/tickets, Bronze bust of girl by E. Houssin Paris, 24” metal eagle plaque, 3 Indian wooden carv. & ptd. Katchinas, Contemp. brass tbl. top telescope w/tripod, Bronze of cavalryman on horse by Collec. West, Mod. scrolled iron revolving open/closed sign, Brass “Happy Hour” bell, Brass microscope, Sm. bronze winged horse “Johnson Sea Horse” adv. pc., Sharks teeth, Nuts & bolds sculptures by Russo, Rare Me. Grand Royal Arch Chapter Jewel Badge 1892 etc., Ohaus Pennyweight scale, Iron door grate w/sun god, Iron sunflower bird bath, 24” iron alligator, Iron garden armillary sphere, Adv. signs inc. tin “Pippins Cigar” etc., Leaded glass panel w/cat, Beer adv. light, Cast iron frog boot scraper, Cameras etc.

LAMPS: 18th c. early Am. wood & glass sq. hang. candle lantern, Ant. green slag glass hang. lamp, Brass & marble girandoles w/girls & florals, Ant. brass push-up c/sticks, Lg. brass student’s lamp, Tiffany leaded glass tbl. lamp, Brass whale oil lamp, Ant. oil lamps, Bracket lamp, Pr. elec. tin wall sconces, Tin tinderbox w/striker etc., Betty lamp w/pick, Brass Rayo style elec. lamps w/milk glass shades, Pr. cranberry overlay etch. tbl. lamps, Shell lamp, Repro. leaded hang. lamp etc.

CLOCKS: Fine Hamilton mod. 22 21j Navy chronometer in mahg. case, W. Germ. Grandmother’s clock w/moon phases, Gilt metal fig. clock w/boy, Waterbury mahg. steeple clock w/alarm, Brass wag on the wall clock w/angel engrav. dated 1687 A. Bristowe (water operated), Ansonia mantel clock, New Haven banjo clock, D. Pratt & Sons ogee mahg. shelf clock, Seth Thomas steeple, Waterbury gingerbread, Fancy ptd. shelf clock w/monkeys, Metal horse clock topper etc.

BOOKS: Ant. ref. books on decoys/watches/Civil War etc., Box of children’s books, Maps & travel guides.

TOOLS: Rare ebony & brass ant. scribe sgn. B. Hanstock, Dewalt biscuit joiner, #4 level by Bostrum-Brady, Ant. wooden tool box, Ant. honing wheel on stand, Garden hose.

WEAPONS ETC.: Savage Mark II 22 cal. bolt action rifle w/scope, Paramount auto. pistol de Guerre cal. 32, Spanish 7.65 cal. “Cilan” pistol, H&R “Young Am.” 32 cal. revolver, Remington mod. 550-1 22 cal. semi auto. tube fed rifle, 7.65 cal. 1911 mod. auto. pistol Victoria pat., Ant. French percuss. pistol mkd. St. Elienne, 2 ant. revolvers(6 shot Pepperbox & 6 shot Pin fire), Cooey mod. 75 22 cal. rifle. Knives: Pock. Franklin Mint gun design, Camillus, Western. W49 Bowie knife, Germ. bayonet & dagger, Bone hand. hunt. by McKellar N.H., Fold. Buck, 2 French bayonets 1878 w/sheath, Jap. Samurai sword, 2 carv. antler hunt. w/wolf & elk etc. Other: Ant. brass shot flask w/deer, Oak gun cab. w/dwr. & etched glass door w/birds, Civil War eagle shoulder belt plate & pewter inkwell, Military medals, Germ. armband etc.

MARINE: Sm. ant. binnacle in mahg. case, Camphorwood curly fig. writing box, Ant. sextant in walnut case, Ant. wood/brass telescope by J. & W. Watkins, Ant. 28” 2 masted ship model, “U.S. Navy Boat” copper & brass binnacle by Lionel & others, Vint. 36” wood/iron ship’s wheel, Two 12” blown glass fish. floats, Brass dec. rosewood Sea Capts. writing box w/dwr., Teak hatch style coffee tbl., Ant. gimbal Navy compass by Lionel w/inlaid ship & lighthouse case, 3 pull leather cov. brass telescope, Ant. 16” 3 wheel pulley block, Old wood ship model kit, 5 pulleys w/brass shives & others, Faux whales tooth w/steamship etc., Iron ship doorstop, Maps & charts inc. “Kenn. & Sheepscot River” 1907 etc.

CHILDREN’S: Old school desk, Kaleidoscopes, Wind up giraffe & bear, Sleds inc. “West. Clipper” & “Perfection” etc., Wooden blocks, Metal soldiers, Doll’s Windsor bench. Banks inc.: Fine cast iron bank “The Young Black”, Two “Tammany Hall” mech. banks by J. E. Stevens 1873, Rare Enterprise iron world globe still bank w/bell & eagle top in orig. paint, Bldgs. inc. “Halls Excelsior Bank”/”State Bank”/”Bank” etc., Iron: chef/lions/rooster/elephants/camel/Humpty Dumpty etc., Mach. elephant w/howdah, Papier mache of Gen. Macarthur, Metal Santa, Chein elep., “Air Force Academy”, True value collecs. biplane etc...

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.


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

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

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We are one of the largest, top paying buyers in the State of Maine, for gold, silver & bullion etc. Buying Gold: U.S. & foreign coins, ingots & bars, dental gold, all 10k-14k & 18k gold, class rings, wedding bands, necklaces, bracelets, pocket & wrist watches, any broken gold jewelry, platinum etc. Buying Silver: Sterling items any condition, ster. flatware, jewelry, vases, bowls, c/sticks, ingots, bars, rounds, silver eagles etc. Buying coins & paper currency: silver dollars, pre 1964 silv. halves-quarters & dimes. 40 years experience buying coins & precious metals. Get our price before selling. Free gold testing.

Robert L. Foster

Auctioneer & Appraiser

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

Newcastle, Me. 04553