Saturday, January 16, 2016

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

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

Preview Fri., Jan. 15, 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, Sun., Jan. 17. Call or check our website to be sure. Note: This auction incs. a nice Boothbay Hrb. estate, together w/items from homes & estates in: Damariscotta, Bath & Warren, Me. w/selected additions. Hope to see you there!

EARLY FURNITURE: Ant. cherry secretary, Lg. ant. 2 door cupboard in yellow, Ant. grained & stenc. tapered swing leg d/l tbl., Ant. tiger maple swing leg d/l 2 dwr. tbl., Set 6 grained/stenc. plank seat chrs., Empire mahg. polygon top stand w/scrolled feet, Ant. Sheraton 2 dwr. stand w/birdseye dwr. & Sandwich pulls, Ped. base candlestand, 3 dwr. pine chest w/turnip feet, Pr. Sheraton tiger maple chrs., Hepp. tap. leg l dwr. stand, Ant. Salem rocker, Sheraton ½ column mirror, 6 yoke back chrs. w/bulbous turnings, Empire mahg. fold top ped. base card tbl., Dbl. glass door wall cab. w/dwr., Birdseye maple mirror, Refin. pine 6 board blanket box, Grain dec. Bride’s box, Birdcage Windsor etc., Ladder-back chr., Empire mirrors etc.

VICTORIAN ETC.: Vic. oak bowfront china cabinet w/paw feet, Oak c-roll top single bank desk, Mahg. 4 dwr. marble top dresser w/burled dwr. fronts, ¼ sawn oak secretary desk, Vic. chestnut 5 dwr. marble top bureau & others, Fancy ant. carv. ped. stand w/hd. ptd. porc. top of ladies, Vic. mahg. dbl. glass door bookcase w/carv. Northwind & paw feet, Vic. glass door bookcase, Vic. bowfront oak china cab. w/mirrored back, Ant. oak “Glacier” ice box, Block & spool leg l dwr. vanity, Oak rocker w/carv. Northwind, Ant. blk. ptd. wagon seat, 1 dwr. spool leg dressing stand, Vic. grain dec. 4 dwr. cottage pine dresser w/mirror & 2 chrs. w/grapes etc., Vic. walnut marble top stand, Lg. Vic. mahg. beveled glass mirror, Fancy parlor stand, Pr. Vic. walnut cameo back uph. chrs., Grained/stenc. dec. lift top commode, Splayed bootjack end lift top stool, Vic. carv. walnut armchr., Wicker armchr. & rocker, Vic. ash d/l dining tbl. w/leaf, Ant. pine 6 board d/t lift top box for “Telescope Lenses at Yerkes Observ.”, Nat. wicker teacart w/tray, Vic. 3 dwr. pine chest, Oak bev. glass mirror, Vic. walnut mirrors, Piano stool, Old pine d/t bxs., Medicine cab., Bamboo stands, Old drum glass top stand etc.

CUSTOM & VINTAGE ETC.: Mahg. 4 dwr. serpentine front slant lid desk w/ball & claw feet, Cherry 2 dwr. turned leg stand by Stickley, Mahg. 4 dwr. Q. Anne lowboy, Tiger maple Shaker tbls. by Randy Wilkinson, Mahg. Sheraton cookie corner stand, Hepp. tapered leg spade foot stand, Mahg. lyre base stand w/paw feet, Mahg. raised panel 3 dwr. server, M. Wash. sew. stand, Fine mahg. flat top dbl. bank desk w/high back chr., Mahg. rd. stand w/glass top, Nest of 3 Orient. dec. glass top stands, Mahg. brace-back rocker, Mahg. oval d/l tbl., Vint. cedar chest w/tray, Vint. kitchen step stool, Mahg. gate-leg tbl., Mahg. Phyfe coffee tbl. w/ bellflowers, Windsor armchr., Mahg. 2 & 3 tier dumb waiters, Mahg. drum tbl. by Mersman, Mahg. Phyfe stand w/carv. legs, Mahg. Hepplewhite 3 dwr. tap. leg stand, Mahg. 2 dwr. knick knack shelf, Sm. brass dec. lift top counter desk & more.

ACCESSORIES: Cased Mah Jong by Parker Bros., Brass Hendrix birdcage, Birdseye document box, 4 blk. lacq. Oriental wall panels w/carv. stone birds & flowers, 2 pr. Cloisonné vases, Ant. sunburst quilt & others, Meerschaum lion head pipe, Sgn. brass pail, Thomas Danforth III pewter plate, Singer Featherweight sew. mach. & fold. sew. tbl., Ant. brass urn top andirons/tools etc., Pr. metal bookends “The Thinker”, Vint. Coca-Cola adv. tray, “Beauty” wall drying rack, Fancy Vic. walnut wall coat rack, Copper & brass kettles/bowls/teapot etc., Carv. & polychromed bone opiate pipe etc., Ant. wooden snowshoes, Wicker sew. box w/buttons/fold. bootjack etc., Rare doorbell w/Am. flag & soldier, Ship photos & ledger of Enoch Lewis 1811-1832, Metal stencil “Fancy Mtn. Top”, Mink stoles, Orient. fig. of man smoking by Koi pond, Oak treadle sew. mach. by White, Lot w/apple peeler/ice cream scoop etc., Blue ptd. knife box, Baskets, Brass school bell, Carv. stone elephant, “Breakfast Cocoa” box, Cooper planter & coal hod, Decoys, Tin “Pies Cakes” container, Carv. stone ashtray w/elephant, Red/bl./wh. coverlet, 50lb. scale, Mini. carv. goose, Celluloid dresser set inc. clock, Tole spice set, Vint. samplers, Pentax binoculars, Zeiss Ikon camera, Marathon “Klixset” cig. case/lighter, Metal dresser mirror, Type tray, Wood carv. rabbit box, 19 mini. jeweled shoes, Vint. matchbooks, Sm. brass telescope, Opera glasses, Coffee grinders, Estate linens & vint. wedd. dress, Marquetry pc. of eagle w/shield, French style phone, Vint. “Magic Maid” mixer etc.

GLASS & CHINA: 24” Rose Medallion temple vase, Approx. 75 Hummels figs. inc. “Lost Sheep”-Lg. Boy “March Winds”-“Band Leader” etc., Collec. of Hummel plates etc., Flow blue sugar by Doulton “Watteau”, Orient. floral porc. garden seat, Part. set Lenox “Blue Tree” china, Terra cotta Orient. umbrella stand w/raised dragons, Doulton whiskey jug, Bl. Imari bowl, Royal Dux nude of lady, Orient. rev. ptg. on glass of fish on swivel stand, Hd. ptd. china, Ironstone cov. dish “Pres. Shape”, Lot w/rare bl. opal. intaglio cut cruet/Cranberry coin spot rose bowl etc., 4 bl.&gold c/saucers for Tiffany, 10 flow blue c/saucers “Vermont”, Carnival glass, Majolica teapot/pitchers etc., Floral porc. cracker jar, Collec. china cats & roosters, Porc. bust “Phrenology” by Fowler, 17 pcs. “Blue Rock” Shelley bone china, 18” Carlsbad platter, 7 blown art glass paperweights, Spill vase w/gent, Rosenthal vase, Royal Vienna gravy boat, Lot w/sgn. opalescent cat etc., 1971 Lalique plate, Amber glass fly, Staff. Spaniel, Patt. glass goblets etc., Hd. ptd. Bavaria hatpin holder, Nippon, Sgn. Wedgwood crystal dolphin etc., 15 & 12 gal. crocks, Cut overlay perfume, Royal Doulton & Goebel figs., Flying Turkey china, Cut glass, Rare fig. pott. tob. jar of man reading scroll, Royal Copenhagen collec. plates etc., “Indian Tree” china, Nude gr. Depression glass pin dish & pk. pcs., Stemware, Bobeches w/prisms, Jap. teaset, Anderson seal, Dish sets “Crown Ming” & “326 Springtime”, Clown juicer, Glass rolling pin w/marbles, Bristol perfumes, Plates inc. Crown Ducal/Bavaria/Spode etc.. PAINTINGS: Ant. gilt framed o/wood panel “Savannah Georgia Plantation”, Ant. o/c sailboats on river , W/c’s of dory at anchor by Wm. Gillette etc., 2 ant. pastels of moonlit lake by S.M. Nichel, O/c landscape by Wm. Paskell 14 ½”x17 ½”, Ant. o/wood of cottage by pond, Fancy gilt framed o/c of Snow leopard, O/c farm in autumn sgn. Braun, O/c of Dutch floral still life, O/c of farm in winter sgn., Lg. o/c of Indian & wild fire sgn. Ralph A. Blakelock, Theorem of fruit sgn. Ellinger, Sgn. o/b “Pigeon Cove Rockport Ma.”, Ptg. of dory on shore, Ant. ptg. of sailboats, O/b nude by water, O/c child at beach by Joann Mcleod, O/c ship at dock sgn. I. Ford, O/c of “Alex. H. Stephens v.p. of C.S.A.”, Ant. oil on wood boys fishing, W/c Venice by H. Romanie, Ship ptg. “U.S. Coast Guard” sgn. R. H. Wullum, O/b of slave girl, O/c of violin, Ant. o/b of grist mill, Florals, W/c “50 yrs. Am. Radio Relay League” sgn. Harry R. Hicks, O/c of villas on lake sgn. H.J. Holland, W/c forest sgn. J. Campbell, Bill Paxton train ptg., W/c’s by Ella A. Stover, W/c’s of cottage & sailboats & boats at dock sgn. Grace H. Kellum, Lg. o/c sgn. Moyer, 2 sm. oils of castle by lake etc., Ptg. Mt. Vesuvius, Florals, O/c lady darn. socks by L. Brink, Gold gilt frames 30”x40” & 14”x16” & others, Impress. o/b winter sgn. F. E. Lincoln & much more. PRINTS: Geo. H. Farrin early family register, Sgn. etchs. by K. Mills & Eug. E. Loving, Orient. print Sumo wrestlers, Ogden Pleisner “Casting for Salmon” pencil sgn. 23”x14”, 8 Jap. woodblock prints inc. “Plum Nightingale” by Koitsu Tsuchiya etc., Puffin/sheep/butterfly prints, Montague Dawson print, Orient. bird print by Keinen & embroideries, 2 ant. oval walnut framed photo portraits, Sgn. etchings, Nautical prints, M. Parrish prints, Norman Rockwell of village in winter, Robt. Kennedy poster, Maurice Day print, 2 Gothic framed angels, Boston Hrb. & “Off the Coast” by J.E. Buttersworth, Lg. print Dutch windmill, Ant. Linc. & Washington family prints & much more...

SILVER: 12 fancy demi tasse spoons, 16 pcs.(salt/pepper/napkin rings/etc.), Ster. hand. bone shears, 7 pcs. inc. ladle/engrav. horn etc., Spoons & serv. pcs., C/sticks etc., Vanity brushes etc., 5 Towle medallions, Sm. chalice etc.,.800 silver spoons. SILVER PLATED: Candelabra, Pr. fancy c/sticks, Gorham teaset w/2 teapots & sugar, Flatware, Fig. monkey toothpick holder, Oyster forks, Platters, Cov. dish, Ladles, Tray, Pickle caster etc.

JEWELRY: 14k pin w/pearl/ruby/emerald, Vic. 10k neck. w/ameths., 10k stickpins, 10k ring w/garnets/ameth./peridot etc., 14k earrings w/stones, 14k dia. heart pendant & chain, 14k chain brac. w/turq. STERLING: Ring w/39 citrines, Poison ring w/bl. topaz, 1 ct. citrine ring, Cross w/citrines & garnet, Brac. w/garnets & moonstones, Cabochon ameth. ring, Brac. w/garnets/marcasites, Pk. topaz ring, Cross & chain w/5 cts. of bl. topaz, Malachite neck., Link brac. w/8 ameths., Ring w/5 garnets, Brac. w/8 topazes, Peridot cocktail ring, Nice lot ster. jewelry, Ring w/tourmaline rutilated qrtz., Celtic design ameth. neck. & garnet neck., Lolite bl. qrtz. ring & neck., Garnet cross& ring, Frog pin w/garnets/marcasites & ameth. eyes, Peridot ring, Blue moonstone earrings, Shell neck., Indian rings & bolo etc. w/turq etc. OTHER JEWELRY: Carv./dec. bone prisoner of war ring, Brass pend. w/bear cubs sgn. Lanier, Cameo pin/stickpins etc., Jade bead neck., Swarowski jewelry inc. 2 pretty necks./bangle etc., Stone pcs. inc. jade Buddha pend., 25” garnet bead neck. & brac., Lapis horse seal ring, Tokens & medals inc. Shriners etc., Costume jewelry, Assort. hair combs etc. WATCHES: 14 Movado ladies wrist watch, 14k 17j pocket watch, Wrist watches by Longine/Bulova/Tugaris etc.

COINS: Gold: 1851 $2 ½ gold, 5 California pcs.: (1872 $1/2 & 4 “Eureka” gold token charms). Silver $1’s Am. Eagle unc. .999 silv. 1 t.o. coins, Morgans inc.: (1881-S, 1878, 1921, 1887-O etc.), Album of 96 S. B. Anthony & Sacagawea’s, 4 unc. 40% Eisenhowers, Peace inc.: (1922, Lots 13 & 10 b.u.’s etc.), 4 boxed Eisenhower proofs 1971-S-1974-S. $1/2’s: 60 1964 b.u. Kennedy’s, 2 albums of 58 Kennedy’s, 1920 Me. Centenn. ms-65, 21 40% Kennedy’s, 1934 unc. ms-60 Walk. Lib., 2 albums of 49 Franklin & Walk. Libs., 3 albums of 31 Stand. Lib., 59 $1/2’s & quarters 90%. Quarters: 4 albs. of 34 Wash. 90%, 21 Stand. Libs. Dimes: 146 90% Roosevelt & Mercury dimes, 3 albs. 116 Mercurys, 2 albs. of 147 Roosevelts, 2 error Roosevelts etc. Nickels: 4 albs. 134 Jeffs., 3 1919 unc. ms-60 Buffalos, 2 albs. of 93 Jeffersons, 18 V’s, 3 Jeff error & 3 frosted etc., 131 Jeffs., 2 albs. 27 Lib. Heads, Lots 79 & 167 Buffalos, Alb. of 78 Jeff., 79 Jeff., 24 war time etc. Cents: 2 albs. of 113 Lincs. & two of 131 inc. 1909-S VDB & 2 of 75pcs. & 2 of 59 Wheats & more, 6 inc. 1839-‘51’46 etc., 1857 &’58 Fly. Eagles, 15 pcs. (Two dbl. date, 2 crack. die, 5 error, 1909VDB etc.), 63 Ind. Heads 1863 etc., 469 Wheats, 571 Linc. & Wheats & others. ½ cents: 1829, ’09, 1800,’06. Misc.: Lot w/:(1834 1/2¢ v.f., Civil War tokens, 1845 ½ dime etc.), 1970 Me. Sesq. silver medal, 36 U.S. type coins, 22.45 face 90%, Foreign, 150 Canadian coins & more. Proofs etc.: 24 unc. mint sets 1970’s&’80s & many more sets, 11 silv. proofs1999-2009, 4 sets Barber & Lib. ½’s, 7 unc. Eisenhowers etc. Bills: 20 consec. $2 Red seals & others, 19 $1 error bills, Fractional & Colonial currency, 1880 $2, Confederate & Southern curr., $5 “Railroad Bank”, $1 Merchants Planter’s Bank of Georgia”, 25 $5 Silv. certs., 1914 lg. $10 Fed. Res. note, Foreign, Silver certs. etc.

RUGS: Persian 6’8x10’4, 8’5x11’5 worn, Semi ant. Turkoman 10’1x13’, Fine 6’1x9’, Turkoman 3’9x6’1, Belouchistan 3’x4’7, Kerman design2’5x12’3, Bokhara 2’7x4’3, Herez 2’6x8’, 4’5x5’8, Chinese:( 2’11x5’, 2’4x4’6, 3’x5’3), Dhurrie 5’10x9’3, Others: 4’x6’, 3’4x5’10, 4’5x5’8, 1’7x2’5. OTHER RUGS: Hooked inc.: (geo. & floral 8’10x11’11, Florals 7’6x9’5, 3’10x5’7, 3’6x5’5, 3’3x4’5, 8’x9’10 etc., Woven Indian 4’3x6’7 etc.

MODERN FURN. ETC.: Mid Cent. Danish coffee tbl. “3 Flake Mobler”, Drexel mahg. 3 over 4 dwr. dresser w/1/4 columns & fan carv., Pine open top step-back cupboard, Mahg. diminutive Q. Anne slant lid desk, Deco style glass top coffee tbl., Mahg. 2 dwr. Q. Anne lowboy, Pk. uph. barrel back chr., Pr. octagonal stands w/trees & elephants, Lane coffee tbl., Pr. paisley wing chrs., Pine open top cab. w/raised panel doors, Uph. wing back chr. & wicker ottoman, Dbl. ped. base tbl. w/6 bowback chrs., Wicker lounge/chr./2 stands, Hitchcock stand/chr./rocker, Mahg. rocker, Pine l dwr. blanket chest, Mahg. 2 dwr. d/l stand, Pine 7 dwr. lingerie chest, Mahg. silv. chest on base, French style d/l end tbl., Mahg. Q. Anne tbl. w/candle slides, Rd. stand w/marble style top & flowers, Twin sleeper loveseat, China cab. w/glass door top, Floral sofa, Sm. single bank desk, 3 ladder-back chrs., Recliner, Bamboo armchr., 3 tier curio shelf, Pr. bar chrs., Pr. barrel back easy chrs., Orient. coffee tbl., Chipp. mirror, Maple bookcase, 4 fold. caned seat chrs., Pine storage box, Stool w/needlepoint top, Butterfly d/l stand,Washington & Lee Univ. chr., Blanket box, World globe, Dog ramp etc.

MUSICAL: Mahg. floor mod. Victrola W-XIV & records, Box of John Lennon cd’s & bio. w/photos, Cd’s.

OTHER ITEMS: Ant. oak glass counter top showcase, 29” high glass front display case w/light, Carv. & ptd. 45’ long sword fish weathervane, Wooden bi-plane weathervane, Lg. brass post office dwr. front w/eagle, Ant. copper fire exting., 10 point Wh. Tail deer shoulder mount, Wood carv. man in moon weathervane, Vint. sgns. “Ladies Entrance” etc., Sign “Fresh Catch of Day”, Vint. wooden tripod, Tin sign “Smiley’s Rest Stop”, Stained glass 16 ½”x28 ½”.

LAMPS: Caramel slag glass tbl. lamp, Staff. Naval Off. lamps, Pr. carv. wooden tbl. lamps, Orient. wh. reticulated porc. lamp & 1 w/emboss. figs., Fig. hunt. dog lamp, Tole coffee pot lamp, Horse tv lamp, Tbl. lamp w/woman’s bust, Brass c/sticks, Pr. fancy brass dbl. branch wall sconces, Ant. hang. nickel lamp w/milk glass shade, Bl.&wh. ginger jar lamp, Bisq. lady lamp, Italian pott. lamp, Pr. blk. tin w/lions heads, Vint. metal w/amber crackle glass globe, Oil lamps, Clown lamps, Lg. hang. leaded shade, Duck decoy lamp, Floor lamps etc.

CLOCKS: Ant. wall clock w/fusee chain drive sgn. “W. Campbell 86&87 Strand”, Seth Thomas crystal regulator, New Haven banjos, Waterbury steeple, New Haven alabaster w/rhinestones, Gilbert cottage, Ant. Scottish rd. wall clock “C.W. Cooper”, Bracket clock etc.

BOOKS & AUTOGRAPHS ETC.: 33 auto. letters inc.: Eisenhower/Margaret C. Smith/Ed Muskie/Wendell Wilkie etc., 71 old stock certs. inc. West. Pacific R.R. & Gold & silver mining etc., 28 celebrity autos. & photos inc. Rudy Vallee/Jimmy Stewart/Arthur Godfrey/Amos & Andy etc., 1814 letter ordering Coln. Cummings back to his division sgn. King(Wm.?), 16 collecs. books in leather etc. by Eastern Press & Franklin Library inc. “Moby Dick” etc., Children’s books “Pioneer Twins” etc., Lg. ant. leather bible.

TOOLS: Ant. pine d/t tool box w/lift out trays & 5 dwrs., Wooden planes inc. tongue & groove/smoothing/block etc., Ant. wooden scroll saw.

WEAPONS ETC.: Winchester mod. 1911-S 12 ga. shotgun, Camo. hunt. clothes inc. jacket etc., Ant. ammo. crate “Peter’s Victor”, 3 pc. Germ. WWII labor pin/dagger & jack knife, Lot w/2 Case collec. fold. knives etc.

MARINE: Birch bark & wicker fish. creel by Joseph E. Neil, 23” ½ hull, Navy hats, Horn sailor’s rigging knife, Hand compass by James Bliss, Metal raised ship pic. “Replica of Shamrock”, Fig. wooden anchor sign & brass anchor doorknocker & port & starboard candleholders, 3 blown 12” glass fish. floats, Faux figurehead by Formcraft, 11 fish. poles w/some reels.

CHILDREN’S: Vic. child’s 3 dwr. pine bureau w/glove bxs., Ant. oval child’s tbl., Ant. “Ideal Security” mech. bank, 1945 “Little Blk. Sambo” game, 22” pond boat, “Minister” deluxe mech. car, Iron banks of Blk. chef & Mr. Peanut, Toy iron stove, Vint. rocking horse, Mickey Mouse tin dishes, Tin wind-up cat, Fire trucks etc., Boxed M&M truck, Continental dolls & more....

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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.

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 Association

Robert L. Foster

Auctioneer & Appraiser

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

Newcastle, Me. 04553