Saturday, April 16, 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., April 15, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. & morning of sale 8:00 to 9:45 a.m.. Note: This auction includes items from homes & estates in Thomaston, Lincolnville, Bath, Falmouth & Bristol, Me., together with selected additions. In case of severe, impassable storm, auction to be held the following day. Call or check our website to be sure. Hope to see you there!

EARLY FURNITURE: Nice Sheraton mahg. d/l dining tbl. w/brass casters 4’8 long, Ant. Me. Sheraton grain ptd. dbl. glass door secretary w/rope twist columns & 3 dwrs., Nice mahg. Hepp. Pembroke d/l tbl. w/dwr., 4 paint dec. Penn. chrs., 18th c. Mass. Q.A. wing chr. frame, Pine Penn. grain ptd. blanket box, Tilt top cherry Q. Anne tea tbl., Pine d/t blanket box w/ditty box, Bookjack end stool, Cherry d/l 1 dwr. Pembroke tbl., Tavern tbl., Split banister back chr., Me. grain ptd. blanket box, Leather cov./brass tack dome top trunk, Pine grain dec. blanket box, Pr. 7 spindle bow-back Windsor chrs., 6 assort. Thumb-back chrs., 4’2 Fed. backsplash w/carv. eagle, Sheraton mirror w/rev. ptg. of sailboat & house, Ant. ½ rd. architectural mirror, Mahg. Hepp. dressing stand, Chipp. mirror w/scrolled rosette top, Mahg. ½ column Sheraton mirror & more.

VICTORIAN FURN. ETC.: 11 oak & ash tbl. leaves, Mission oak drop front desk w/Barrister bookcase below, Nice 4 sec. mahg. Globe-Wernike Barrister bookcase, Walnut/burl uph. loveseat, Mahg. high-back piano chr. w/ball & claw feet, Vic. walnut d/l tbl., 4’ long Mission oak flat top desk w/dwr., Oak armoire, Carv. walnut uph. rocker, French oak 2 tier clover top stand, 6’ ant. spindle back settee w/rolled seat, Sm. oak bookcase, Martha Wash. Centennial lolling chr., Oak turtle top stand, Oak sg. top stand, Iron sew. mach. base w/top, Oak 2 dwr. vanity w/triple mirror & bench, Ptd. corner shelf, Folky paint dec. stand w/cut outs, Fretwork lift top sew. stand, Vic. 4 dwr. grain dec. cottage chest, Oak armchr. w/leaf carv., Fancy ant. gilt framed mirror, 5 walnut hoop back chrs., 5 dwr. oak dresser w/mirror, Pr. of shield back chrs. w/ptd. busts of ladies, 6’ bootjack end bench, Octagonal top stand w/ptd. ladies, Grain dec. pedestal, Sm. gr. ptd. display for seeds. CUSTOM & VINTAGE: Mahg. Boston lowboy w/ball & claw feet, Q.A. 6 dwr. mahg. chest, Mahg. Q. A. 5 dwr. chest w/1/2 columns, Pine blind door corner cupboard, Country 3 tier demi lune plant stand, Oak fold. library ladder on wheels 6’3, Wicker planter, 2 glass top nest. stands, Iron base stand, Wing chr., Floral ptd. tilt top tray stand, Windsor style armchr., Mahg. parlor stand, Sm. brass ball/claw foot stand, Gout stool, Slipper chr., Country bucket bench in mustard, Wood w/bark smoking stand w/clock etc., Fold. lugg. racks.

BRUNSWICK, ME. LODGE ITEMS: Three 7’ Vic. walnut & burl settees w/uph. seats/backs, Eight 8’ ant. ptd. spindle back Deacon’s benches & a 7’3, 3 ant. pedestals, Nice Vic.oak carv. podium w/door, Prim. standing log cross, 34 various Lodge medals, 14 ant. iron paint dec. document seals, 2 ritual caskets lg. & sm., 9 ant. wood/leather ceremonial torches, Grain dec. box w/`13 wood hammers, 8’6 canvas banner “Fort George Lodge” Knights of Pythias, 2 Lodge swords by Pettibone w/Roman helmets, 12 ant. tin drums by Pettibones, Lodge staffs w/ptd. stars & iron holders, 12 ant./vint. wood. ballet boxes, Wood carv./ptd. swords, Peg coat rack, 17 ant. colored dowel pcs., Vic. triangle velvet top stool, Leather cov. paddles.

ACCESSORIES: 3 ½” bronze horseshoe crab sgn. Michael Mclean 1976, Orient. silk embroids. & carv. bone fan, 4 Shaker style oval boxes inc. 3 in paint, 2’ dia. brass kettle & sm. one, Up & down wood. butter churn in salmon paint, Chicken sitting on pile of wooden eggs sgn. Robert Stebleton 1991, Brass dolphin andirons, Recording barometer by Belfort, Copper brazier on wr. iron penny foot base, Lg. tub of wooden knobs & finials, Bxs. of ant./vint. hardware inc. tear-drop pulls & Sandwich glass pulls etc., Brass engrav. bedwarmer, Coverlet sgn. J.H. March 1840, Mag. glass w/ladies legs, Ant. mustard ptd. flax wheel, Child’s ant. snowshoes, Tramp art box, Ant. leather boots & wood forms, Chopping bowls inc. 15”, Pantry boxes, Ant. brass sundial dated 1630 w/sun & face, Bronze head of man sgn. LH, Brass c/sticks, Helmets & Honda motorcycle bags, Ant. pear shaped pewter teapot & coffee pot by R. Dunham, Pr. Arts & Crafts iron & brass andirons, Brass/copper utensil set & twisted candlestick, 18th c. trivet, Brass Eng. wall pock. w/lions & crown, Porc. pipe w/ Dutch scenes, Mini. enam. teapot w/Queen of Hearts, Balance scale, 4 bxs. linens & vint. clothes, Stone garden fish, Ptd. iron apple doorstop, Bronze flag staff eagle by Majorowicz, Wood souv. box “ Nantucket Ma.”, Wooden brushes inc. Shaker, Vint. tree mushrooms, Bl. porc. enam. wash board, Brass eagle, Ant. shoeshine box, Postcards w/Maine & Marine etc., Watering can, Vint. wool blankets w/Orient. embroid., Walk. sticks w/lights, Silk embroid. postcards, Elec. punch fountain, Quilt, Cork Eider decoys, Pr. metal urns w/figs., Motto sampler w/house, Cane w/carv. snake, Carv. shell w/chariot, Pabst Blue Ribbon crates, Uph. material, Old furkins in red etc.

RELIGIOUS/TRIBAL: Drum w/carv. handle, Prayer wheel, Thigh bone trumpet, Sgn. Salish carv. of whale & raven by C. Elliott etc., 19th c. 6” brass Buddha, Carv. stone vase, Carv. Water Buffalo horn, Tribal masks inc. Healing w/Jaguar etc., Hopi Kachina, “Moment of Death” bronze Buddha, Brass/bronzes: (“Tara”-Shiva-Ganesh-Buddha etc.), Bronze Euro. Menorah, African doll & mask, Sm. Jap. bronze sword holder.

GLASS & CHINA: Ant. 13 ½” oval Imari bowl, Lots of 217 & 162 ant. glass stoppers inc. lollipop/vaseline/cut glass/colored glass/sterling top etc., Mini. Coca Cola bottle w/stopper, 12 pcs. of Waterford crystal inc. pitcher/decanter/stemware, Cut glass footed/cov. punch bowl w/s.p. ladle, Stretch glass bowl, Ant. gr. blown Saddle flask, China cov. dish w/fig. crab & shells, 58 pc. set Blue Onion patt. Kensington Staff. china, Cut glass bowls & nappies, Lg. amber/gr. Demi John type bottle, Tiffany etch. Hurricane shade, 12 ¾” Weller vase w/flowers, Carnival dbl.hand. dish, 10 Limoges sauce bowls, Cased art glass atomizer, Royal Austria poppy ptd. vase, Floral cov. china jar by Copeland, 14 ½” ruby blown glass pinch bottle, 10” Flow blue plate “Conway”, Occ. Jap. china mermaid in music box dome, 13 various old baby dishes w/children’s scenes, 44 Royal Copenhagen Christmas plates, Gr. pottery frog & glass frog jar, Bl. & wh. plates w/ducks, Royal Doulton plates, Sepia Delft tile w/serpent eating man, Janette juicer & other Depression pcs., Oriental china, Blue Onion wall box, Ironstone inc. wash bowl & pitcher, Blown pitcher, Pr. of fig. china Geisha girls, Flint glass compote, Mid. East. vase, Patt. glass pitcher w/grapes, Willow platter & bowl, Old Ivory bowl, Shell patt. compotes & more.

PAINTINGS: O/b of “Plum Isl. Marshes” 1939 w/sailboat & haystacks, Vint. o/c portrait of lady attrib. to Maurice Compris, 2 o/b’s of lighthouse & cov. bridge by John Black, 2 mini. ant. hd. ptd. portraits of lady’s artist sgn. in brass tbl. frames, Vic. o/c of tulips sgn. E.V. Avery, O/c of Highland Cattle by H.R. Hall, O/b of racing sailboats, Orient. horse ptg. on silk, O/b of haunted house by Charles F. Knauff, Sgn. o/b’s of lighthouses, O/c of houses by shore sgn. Friberg, O/b of fish. boat by Charles Goodhue, Barrel cov. w/ptd. trout, Charcoal drawings of ships, O/c of Elk in gold gilt frame, Ptd. tree mushroom w/lake & birches, Crayon draw. of Potter.

PRINTS: 4 artist sgn. prints by John Black inc. “Autumn Birches”/Boat “Virginia” etc., Ant. charcoal draw. of castle, Walter Spitzer sgn. etch. of “Shepherds Dancing”, Hillary Clinton “Mistress From Hell” poster, Fox Hunt print & “Duck Shooting”, Orient. prints of owl/bridge scenes etc., Percy Robertson sgn. print, Many nice contemp. ship prints inc. “Juliana of Gloucester”/”Boston Hrb.”/”Wyoming” etc., Sgn. “Messai” print, Ralph Cahoon print, “Gloucester Wharves”, Pr. early style Europ. nautical prints, “San Francisco”, Framed chart of “Dam./Sheep. & Kenn. Rivers”, “Newport R.I.”, Sgn. print of “Seal Cove VII”, Ornate gold gilt frames inc. fancy Vic. 30”x25”, 1873 Winslow Homer “Ship-Bldg. Gloucester”, Lg. canvas print of G. Washington, Rost landscape & many more.

STERLING SILVER ETC.: Ster. base etched glass vase, 2 pr. of c/sticks w/glass shades, Taxco .980 cup & jewelry, Baby cups, Lot w/shoe horn/serv. pcs. etc., 12 demi tasse spoons, Mustard & spoon & salt & pepper w/cobalt liners, .835 silv. cigarette case etc., 3 Ant. Dutch .833 silver fancy serv. pcs. inc. pie server, 6 forks & bowl, Vase, Mussels, 18 coin silv. spoons inc. 18th c. coffin hand. by Jonathan Otis etc. S.P.: 5 pc. tea service w/2 teapots, Set of Godinger serv. for 8 flatware w/grape patt., Bowls, 6 bottle caster set w/bell, Ladles, Bottle coaster, Serv. trays, Veg. dishes, 4 tier pc., Eagle c/sticks, Champagne bucket, M.o.p. hand. picks & knives.

JEWELRY: Gold: Nice 15” 8mm pearl neck. w/14k clasp & 2 dias., Platinum & 14k dia. & bl. sapphire filigree bar pin, Fine gr. peridot mod. design 14k pend. w/16 dias., Fine dbl. strand 10” pearl & turq. neck. w/14k flower clasp, 10k cameo stickpin & earrings, 10k Princess cut solitaire dia. .15-20ct.pend., Vint. 14k filigree bar pin w/bl. topaz, 14k earrings w/pearls & red stones, 10k ring w/pearls, Vic. 10k onyx flower pin, 14k dia. & pearl neck., 10k Vic. agate cameo ring, Lot of 7 10k & 14k rings inc. ant., Vic. memorial jewelry inc. pin & locket w/hair etc., Moss agate pen w/gold nib, Pins. Sterling: Lg. oval amber/ster. pend. & chain, Lg. oval floral engrav. Danecraft locket, Ind. turq. rings & others, Vic. garnet flower brooch, Lot w/turtle earrs. & birdcage pin etc., Cross w/6 garnets, Ster./10k man’s military ring, Brac. w/heart & 1 w/colored stones, Navaho turq. cuff brac., Neck. w/amethysts. Other: Fine grad. facet. crystal 20” neck., Costume jewelry lots, Gloucester Constable badge, Whiting & Davis mesh purse (Roy). WATCHES: Ant. engrav. h.c. Waltham watch w/slide chain w/opal, Lot w/old Waltham wrist watches etc.

ORIENTAL RUGS: Bokhara 9’6x6’7, Serapi 6’x8’8, Meir design 5’7x7’10, 5’8x7’11, Vint. Pers. 5’3x10’1, Herez 2’6x9’11 & 2’7x4’, Wool tribal w/men & animals 3’x4’5, 2’4x6’6, Bokharas 3’2x2’ & 2’x3’6, Turkish prayer 3’10x4’8, Caucasian design 2’1x7’1, Tribal 4’11x2’11, Kelim 3’x4’10,

3’3x7’3, 3’6x1’8, 4’1x2’7, 2’10x4’10, 3’ dia. Chinese rug w/dragon, Sm. Chin. sculptured. Other rugs: Navaho woven Indian rugs inc.:( Nice Yei 39

½”x27 ¼”, 5’7x4’3, 2’11x1’10), New Turkish loomed Orient. style rug 5’3x7’10, Floral hooked 2’6x3’10, Braided 2’x16’ & 2’4x9’, 2 loomed runners 2’3x14’6, 10 hook. pic. mats 1’x1’.

MARINE: Metal Sea Capts. weathervane w/directionals, 2 teak ships tbls. & toilet seats, Pemaquid Me. wood pot buoy, 6 scrimshawed pcs. inc. Bone frame w/scrimmed. whale/pocket knife w/eagle/bolo w/ship etc., Sword fish bill sword, Two 12” red & blue blown fishing floats, Nautical needlework “..Love Husband..damn boat”, Dismantled yacht bronze/metal pcs., Vint. & ant. sailboat models inc. Eng. “Six-Beamer” 2’8, Brass seagulls on sgn. base, Box of marine hardware inc. oarlocks/pulleys etc., Lot 75 fish. poles & others, Wood pot buoys, Lot w/B.I.W pamphlets/eagle medals/Coast Guard patches/Gloucester flag etc..

CLOCKS: Ant. gold pillar clock w/urn sides, Vint. mahg. Gilbert banjo clock, Ant. slate shelf clock w/marble columns & trim, Ant. mantel clocks, 23 clock weights, Contemp. “Regulator”.

TOOLS: Global Mach. 10” slide compound elec. miter saw, Delta wood shaper on dolly, Delta 3’ wood lathe, Two Sjobergs of Sweden work benches w/vises & 5 dwr. base, Craftsman 10” Radial armsaw on stand, Mikita tbl. saw mod. 2708, “Jet” JDP-17 17” ¾ h.p. drill press, Jet heavy duty 10” contractors 230 volt tbl. saw w/2 h.p. motor on flat wheel dolly, Speedaire 20 gal. air compressor w/hose, Makita 10” tbl. saw on base, Wood & metal files, Wood chisels, 4 heavy dolly wheels, Metal cabs. w/screws/nuts/bolts, Leather working tools, Sears 48”/9” disc sander, Ant. barn shovel, Craftsman 4 h.p. air compressor, Chisels, Hatchet, Hammer handles, Auger & bits, Angle grinder etc., 3 iron planes, Assort. chains & hooks, Lg. wood sq., Veneer rollers & cutters, Wood. ladder, Tow chains, Rulers & drafting equip, Fold. rules, Wooden finials, 100’ 3/8 dia. manila rope, Saw horses, 4 ant. pulley wheels, 50 metal L brackets, Saw horses.

OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST: Copper sailboat weathervane, Ant. U.S. Mail bag, Chunk of Me. Rose qrtz. w/blk. tourmaline, 10 ant./vint. doors inc. pine 18th c. wainscoting type etc., Steer skull, , Vint. cosmetic lugg. cases by Lady Baltimore & suitcases by U.S. trunk etc., Box of ant. colored slag glass pcs., Old sq. nails, Prim. wood. 3 masted ship weathervane, Metal game wheel, 3 bxs. of glass slides of WWI/Presidents/landscapes/train/seascape etc., Seachest & card tbl. tops etc., 24” cypress root sculpture, Clay sculp. head of man, 4 ant. red ptd. arch. pcs., 17 lbs. rare Chalcedony desert agate, Marbleized pedestals, 9 point deer antlers, “Mcompris Studio” ant. wood. sign, 3 mounts of steer horns 29”-49”, Caribou antlers, 2 old wooden floor easels, “Ringling Bros. & B. & Bailey” circus poster, 2 bronze plaqs. inc. eagle w/key “Brooklyn Trust” etc.

MODERN FURNISHINGS: Mid cent. mod. easy chr. w/leather cushions, 10’ maple trestle tbl., 11 dwr. rock maple chest on wheels, Pine lift top 2 tier stand, Cedar chest, Pr. of gr. leather recliners, Marbleized display shelves inc. 6’1x4’ etc., Like new luggage, Highchr. & swing, Graco Pack & Play, Oak stand, Wood. cassette holders, 3 tier dbl. sided shelf, Pr. burgundy wing chrs. w/ ottoman, Holiday decs., Pots & pans, Cookware, Q. Anne l dwr. stand, Pine corner cupboard, Wr. iron glass top coffee tbl., Capts. chr., 2 bow-back Windsor chrs., 3 wooden fold. bookshelves, 5’ bench w/stretcher base, Plastic storage tubs, 96 music cd’s., 4 dwr. metal file etc.

BOOKS: 4 bxs. books inc. leather bound “Waverly Novels” & “Dickens Works” etc., Collec. of circus pamphlets etc. inc. Ringling Bros.+ B. & B. etc., Children’s books inc. pop-ups, 2 bxs. of nautical books, Collec. of “The Wooden Boat” mags. inc. 12 bound sets etc., 2 bxs. Maine & N.Eng. books, 12 vols. “Luther Burbank..Discoveries” 1914, 2 bxs. of artists & ptgs. books inc. “Dic. of British Artists” etc., 4 bxs. herbs & landscaping etc., Box Community cookbooks etc.,

CHILDREN’S: Vint. ptd. child’s wooden wheelbarrow, 3’10 high old papier mache Dapple Grey horse, Ant. paint dec. Rabbit ear rock. chr., Tinman from cans, X-box w/games & Nintendo, 3’6 high wood giraffe pull toy, Wooden pond boat, Vint. dolls by Horsman & Ideal, Iron “Queen” stove, 8 toy collec. trucks & others, Teak armchr., Batt. op. stuff. animals, Flex. Flyer sled.

LAMPS: 2 Orient. china lamps inc. ant. sgn. w/birds etc., 20 ½” 7 light candelabra, Brass/marble base oil lamps, Ant. fig. metal Indian lamp, Tin whale oil, Fenton sgn. lamp w/ameth. to blue glass shade, Brass wall sconces, Pr. Lucite type lamps sgn. Marlee, Ant. tin carriage lantern, Mod. emerald glass shade lamps, Ptd. milk can, Lamp parts.

COINS: 1852 U.S. $2 ½ gold as is, Over 18 PCGS etc. graded Morgan $’s inc.:(Ms64’s: 1884-O, 1921, 1880-S, 1879-S etc.), 1923-D Peace $ ms62, 20 Barber ½’s 1900-1908-O etc., 1917-S dime, 1920-S au58, 1913 Buff. nick. ms64, 1920 Me. Centenn. au55, Over 40 Am. Eagles l t.o. .999 silv. inc. ms69’s etc., U.S. Estate lot inc.:(Ind. Head ¢’s, Morgan $1, Shield & Buff. nickels, ½ dime, 2¢ & 3¢ pcs., paper bills etc.), Lot of foreign coins & curr., 11 red seal $2 bills inc. 1953-A etc., 1935A U.S. Silv. Cert. “Hawaii”, 11 $1 Silv. Certs. 1928 etc., 13 high grade Walk. Lib. $1/2’s inc. 1934-’37 etc., 1866 nick. NGC au55, Kennedy $1/2’s 5 ms-67, 15 slabbed $’s Sacagawea & 7 Presidents, 41 Can. lg. cents 1859-’76-H etc., 17 graded coins inc. 1954 Quart. ms-66, 15 unc. Merc. dimes 1941-’45-S, Walk. Lib. ½’s 1935 ms64 & ’46 ms-65 etc., 2 albums of 29 Lib. Head V nickels ea., 2 albs. 39 Fly. Eagle & Ind. Head cents, 16 proof sets1968 up, Lot w/ Morgan & Peace $1’s & Columbian ½$ etc., 13 mint sets 1984 up, 20 proof Kenn. ½’s, 40 tokens & medals inc. “Apollo 8” & “John Glenn” etc., Est. lot of foreign coins & currency, Medals inc. .999 silv. Gloucester Annniv. & others. STAMPS: 2 bxs. of estate U.S. & foreign stamps.

WEAPONS/MILITARY ETC.: S&W no.1 2nd issue 22 cal. revolver, Stevens mod. 70 22 cal. rifle, Hopkins & Allen 5shot 32 cal. revolver, Forehand & Wadsworth 22 cal. 7 shot revolver. Other: Wooden billy club & night stick. Knives/Swords: Fancy design Borneo tribal knife.

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

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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