Antique Estates Auction

Saturday, March 5, 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.

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Preview Friday, March 4, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. & morning of sale 8:00 to 9:45 a.m. In the event of severe, impassable storm, auction to be held the following day. Call or check our website to be sure. Note: This auction incs. items from homes & estates in Newcastle, Westport & Bath, Maine, together w/selected additions. Hope to see you there!

EARLY FURNITURE: Choice refin. 4 dwr. St. of Me. chest, 18th c. flame birch 4 dwr. Chipp. bracket base chest, Ant. refin. cherry d/l swing turned leg tbl., Child’s step down Windsor armchr. rocker, Ant. d/t blanket box w/traces of old red, Rope bed, Pillow-back chrs. etc., l door wall cupboard, Sm. red corner cupboard, Ant. 1 door cupboard, Prim. pine wall shelf & more.

VICTORIAN FURN.: Vic. walnut étagère, Vic. walnut oval top parlor stand, 2 high back piano stools w/glass ball & claw feet, Ant. organ stool, Vic. oval walnut marble top stand, Pine l dwr. d/l turned leg Baker’s tbl., Vint. revolving wooden clothes rack, Fancy platform rocker, Ant. wood & iron bar stool, Twin spool bed, ¾ brass bed, Pine washstand, Cottage pine parlor stand, Lincoln rocker, Mahg. wall shelf, Parlor stand w/glass ball & iron claw feet, Oak chrs., Mirror, Wooden hat tree & more.

CUSTOM & VINT. ETC.: Pr. of French style floral carv. back rush seat settees, Custom inlaid mahg. armchr. w/needlepoint seat, Iran. 24” copper tray w/iron base, Ptd. ½ moon stand, Mahg. Queen Anne style stand, Wooden fold. stands, Twig stand w/glass top, Green vanity & mirror & more.

ACCESSORIES: Mahg. writing desk w/pull out candle stands etc., Shadow box w/yarn & cotton wreath of flowers, Hayden brass pail, Ant. fancy rd. wooden gold gilt Italian style mirror, Country paint dec. checkerboard, Rare salesman’s sample wall horse feeder, Orient. lacq. box w/carv. top, Set of brass 2” letter & # stencils, Tole dec. oval shoeshine box, Carv. jade bunny, Brass c/sticks inc. push-ups & candelabras, Vint. wicker fishing creel, Old Philco cardboard adv. sgn. w/Santa & boy, Splint oak picnic/apple/potato baskets, Decoys inc.: Minis. by Herb Daisy Jr. & early canvas molded, Sgn. Harry Jobes & G.B. Smith etc., Animal figs. inc. bronze dolphins/wood carv. Manta Ray etc., Ant. stenc. butterchurn w/cow by Duning of Bangor, 2 carv. ebony elephants, Wooden lap desk, Ram’s head hidden sword cane, Copper goose neck teakettle, Niddy noddy, Iron horse doorstop, 2 tole trays inc. floral & grape dec., Brass candle snippers & tray, Ant. writing box w/inkwell, Wooden 8 dwr. spice chest, & a 9 dwr. w/porc. dec. pulls, Iron inc. ice tongs/pot etc., Brownell..Spices adv. box w/chisels, Dbl. blade choppers, Wire egg basket, Sad irons & trivets, Crocheted spread &s silk shawl, Brass eagle door knocker, 133, Mag. racks inc.: iron & wicker etc., Iron sundial, Copper boiler, Iron doormats in pineapple/sun/dragonfly designs, Blue iron birdcage, Mini. birch bark canoe & basket w/antler handle, Wood & iron plant pot holder & more.

GLASS & CHINA: 6 pc. washbowl & pitcher set w/Tiger Lilies, 10 Limoges floral berry bowls & vase w/Bluebirds etc., 32 pcs. Royal Doulton china “Old Colony”, Satsuma vases, Peking snuff bottle, Sgn. Susan Davis whimsical pott. Seagull, Rose Medallion bowl & 12” Korean Celadon vase, Orient. porc. bowls & plates etc., Lg. Orient. bl./wh. planter, Korean Celadon vases, Glass paperweight w/jelly fish, Parian cov. dish, Patt. glass inc. compotes, Blue pottery tankard, Redware food mold, Batter crock, Orient. porc. pitcher w/flags & people, Pr. vases w/birds, 12” Ital. pott. birds, 16 ½” Art pott. vase, 3 pc. blue dec. canisters, Beaumont pott. batter pitcher, Bean pot & crock, Ameth. tumblers & more.

PAINTINGS: Ant. o/c of fruit sgn. Wallace, Fancy gilt framed o/c of Europ. st. scene, O/c of apples & basket sgn. Mitchell 1902, 4 Sumi-E ptgs. by Jean Kigel inc. cat & mouse etc., O/c Robt. Burns mother’s house by J.F. Low, Ant. o/c lady darning socks sgn. Brink, O/c people in marsh sgn. John Day, Fancy ant. o/c of moss cov. boulder, O/c cows by pond sgn. W. Miller, O/b of wine bottle & copper teakettle sgn. Lottie M. Catok, O/c flowers in vase, Pastel of coast w/sailboats, O/b schooner sgn. G. E. Broadhurst, 3 panel w/c of Europ. st. scenes, O/c mtn. cottage sgn. Campbell Scott, W/c “Pond @Evening-Ma.” sgn., O/b of umbrellas etc. sgn. Margaret Gleason, Pastel of fruit, O/masonite of flowers & bees sgn. A.C. Bradley, O/c rock formation in dessert sgn. J.W.M., 35 o/b portraits by Neila G. White, Oil woman & child & man reading sgn. J. Larime, Photo lot military-circus etc., Portraits, Rev. ptgs. on glass of Arabian race horses by J. Cock & more.

PRINTS: Sgn. serigraph “Skipping School” by Charley Harper, Sgn. linoleum cut of old ladies, “Old Decoys” sgn. Peavey Bates, “Isle of Martha’s Vineyard” by Salter, Sgn. mallards print, Print of child/mother & baby, Birdseye maple framed of girl w/fruit & boy w/dog, Steel engrav. “Pilgrim Exiles”, Bird prints inc. Audubon etc., 2 whaling etchings, Oval walnut framed colored photo of child, 1970’s Levis Blue Jeans adv. poster of miners, 4 pcs. inc. sgn. Charles Pinet of st. scene etc., 2 hunting dogs sgn., Seagram’s adv. print, 4 panel print of Blks. inc. Gent riding mule etc., Dartmouth College print, Fancy ant. gilt frames inc. lg. etc., 5 prints inc. Remington & Max. Parrish etc., 46 photos by Miranda Lichtenstein of N.Y. etc.

SILVER: Sterling: Cheese dish w/glass cov., Gorham cream & sugar, Grape scissors, 6 ster. top corn picks, Ant. coin silv. fold. fruit knife, 12 m.o.p. & ster. band knives, Ster. handle cake server. S.P.: Serv. trays, Lg. bowl, Stuff. spoons, Ladle, Flatware box w/ flatware, 20 dinner knives etc.

JEWELRY: Gold: 10k Pietra dura floral inlaid stone ring, 14k brac. Sterling: Brac. w/12 rainbow moonstones, Heart neck. w/gen. stones inc. ameth. & garnet etc., Neck. w/citrine & ameth., Brac. w/8 cut garnets, Lizard pin w/marcasites, Rings inc.: (Peridot, Created opal, Smky. qrtz., Garnet, Bl. topaz, Goldstone etc.), Floral pin w/cut garnets & marcasites, Garnet cross, Ster. rings, Ster. cross w/11 blue topazes, Pr. ster. earrings w/garnets & marcasites & Lg. smky. qrtz. ones, 3 cuff bracs. inc. hammered & Indian etc., Mod. circle neck., Enam. heart neck., Lot w/.950 cuff brac. & bangle etc. Costume: Multi colored faceted tourmaline neck., Stone jewelry inc. tiger eye bracs. etc., 12 ant. hatpins inc. woven hair etc., 26” rope garnet neck. & bangle, Carv. bone arm pend. w/fist, Jade hand. mirror w/enam. & stones, Lapis ring w/intaglio carv. horse etc. Watches: 15j. o.f. pock. watch.

COINS: U.S. gold coins: $20 Liberty Heads:(1907a.u., 1894 a.u., 1899-S a.u.), Liberty Head gold pcs.: $5’s:(1886-S v.f., 1883 v.f., 1901-S $5 v.f.) $10’s:( 1906-S $10 x.f., 1882 $10 x.f., 1880 $10 x.f.), Gold Indian Head $2 ½’s:( 1912 x.f., 1909 x.f., 1915 v.f.), Lots of 9/8/3 slabbed Silver Eagles ms69 & gem unc. etc., $1 coins the 1st 16 Presidents of U.S. slabbed, 1873-S ½ dime au58, A number of slabbed Morgan Silv. $’s inc.(1888 ms64, 1889-S au55, 1899-O ms64, 1878-S ms64, 1878-S ms64, 1879-O ms61, 1881-S ms64, 1879-O ms61, 1880-O ms62, 1891-S ms62 & many more), Peace silv. $1’s inc.: (1921 au58, Slabbed 1922-S & 1923 ms-64, 1925 ms65 etc.), 1913 Buff. nickel ms64, 1934 $1/2 ms63, Slabbed comm. coins, 3 albums inc. “Lincoln Coins & Stamps” 1909-1958 & “25 Yrs. of Liberty Head Nickels”, Slabb. Sacagawea $1’s, Lot of 20 Me. medals inc. Thomaston/Port. etc. & much more.

ORIENTAL RUGS: Sarouk 8’10x12’ (has patch), 6’8x8’4, Herez 4’1x6’, Caucasian scatters worn, Orient. ant. scatters 3’1x5’2 etc., Bokhara 2’7x4’, Pic. tribal 3’2x4’9, 3’3x6’10, 2’2x7’10, Herez 2’10x5’, Bokhara w/silk highlights 2’4x5’9, 2’11x5’3, Prayer 2’11x5’ Other rugs: Choice floral Orient. style 7’10x10’6 & 5’2x7’, Vint. wool hooked rug w/sailing ship, Floral hooked, 2 oval braided 5’x7’11 & 4’1x6’1, Rag rugs inc.: Lg. made in W. Paris Me. & 8 scatters & runners/ 3’9x5’7 etc.

MODERN FURN.: 4 dwr. maple chest w/animal dec., Fancy wall shelf w/tiles & bird, Footstools, Iron 4 tier Baker’s rack, Iron corner plant stand, 4 dwr. metal file cab., Metal garden chrs., Maple stand, Wr. iron plant stands, Sm. bookshelf, Pine Mission footstool & more.

MUSICAL: Lg. ant. Swiss 12 tune music box “Jacot’s Pat. 1886” w/13 ½” cylinder in 26” oak case, 110 music cds, Ant. autoharp, Sheet music.

OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST: Ant. sgn. Orient. silk embroidery wall hang. of figs. 4’5x9’, Fireman’s hat & photos of fireman & horse drawn engs., 44” art metal sculpture, 2 lg. Orient. stone discs, Ant. iron scale w/brass pan, 14 sm. stone carvs. inc. Indian fetishes/malachite etc., Zeiss Ikon Contarex camera, Gr. onyx French style rotary phone, Schwin “Road Master” mtn. bike, Wood sign :”Best Time To Go Fish.” w/fish, Sculp. of boy kiss. girl sgn. Lunin 70, Metal signs “Farm Fresh Milk” etc., Vint. tin downspout, Motorcycle & sidecar model, 4 wooden shutters, Pr. 24” turned posts etc.LAMPS: Vint. metal slag glass desk lamp by Salem Bro. #10, Vint. hang. lamp w/milk glass embossed grapes, Leaded slag glass window, Fancy ant. brass hang. oil lamp w/ruby shade by B&H, Brass & marble banquet lamp w/etched glass shade, Orient. fig. porc. tbl. lamp of ladies, Pr. purple hobnail glass font lamps w/marble bases, Ant. oak Seth Thomas regulator clock, Cloisonné tbl. lamps, Gr. cut overlay tbl. lamp w/marble base, B&H nickel oil lamp w/milk glass shade, C/sticks w/hurricane shades, Paint dec. china tbl. lamps, Cut crystal, Floor lamps w/glass shades, Pr. fig. cherub lamps, 2 tall blk. china lamps w/birds, Oil bracket lamps, Marble tbl. lamp, Fig. angel candleholders, 6 branch brass chandelier, Wooden dbl. pulley block lamp, Blue & pk. lamp from Me. Colleg. of design, Brass desk lamp w/emerald green shade, Oil lamps inc. green glass & blue milk glass etc.

CLOCKS: Ant. oak clock w/carv. cathedral front by Angelus/Waterbury, Rd. oak Sessions wall clock, Vienna regulator wall clock, Ant. Gilbert oak regulator calendar clock, Waterbury slate mantel clock, New Haven & Ingraham mantel clocks, Carv. Ansonia shelf clock, Divers helmet desk clock. BOOKS: 6 boxes(3lots) of cookbooks inc. locals of Boothbay Hrb./Breman Library/Country Cooking etc., Box lot of gun ref. books inc. “Handguns of the World” & “Pistols of the World” etc., Paperbacks. TOOLS: Craftsman 16 speed floor model drill press (as is), E.S. Ritchie & Sons surveyors compass, ½” drill mounted on portable drill press, New 36” bolt cutters, 4 Cal-Hawk ratchet ties, Wooden tool carrier w/bootjack ends & 1 w/tools, 3 axes, Pr. tree climbing leggings, Cordless nail gun, Drafting tools, Wooden step stool.

SUPERB COLLECTION OF APPROX. 150 MODERN & ANTIQUE FIREARMS ETC.: HANDGUNS INC.: Semi-auto. pistols & revolvers inc.: Ruger, S&W, Browning, Beretta, Walther, Para Ordnance, Essex/Colt, Bersa, Taurus, Colt, American Arms, H&R, Iver Johnson, Charter Arms, Llama, Star, Dan Wesson etc. RIFLES INC.: Lever action, Bolt action inc.: left handed, semi –auto., pump etc. inc.: Winchester, Browning, Savage, Remington, Marlin, Thompson Center, Springfield Armory, Henry, Rossi Combination, Mossberg, New England Firearms, Ruger, H&R, Norinco, SN Romarm, Steyr, Mosin Nagant, Fabrique Nationale etc. SHOTGUNS INC.: SXS, o & u, pump, semi-auto. single shot inc.: Winchester, Remington, Browning, Iver Johnson, L.C. Smith, Hunter Arms “Fulton”, Savage, Kassnar etc.

SWORDS, BLADES, KNIVES ETC.: 4’4 high wooden carv.& ptd. tribal ceremonial shield, Short sword w/eagle hilt, Bowie knife w/bone handle, 2 fancy blade Mandou “Dyak” headhunter swords w/stag horn carv. hilt Malay name “Parang Ihlang”, 4 S.E. Asian knives inc. Klewang “Moro Blade” & Gurka etc., Other knives inc. Gerber etc., 3 S.E. Asia “Kris” knives, 22” blade machete. Military etc.: Carv. powder horn, Metal ammo. box w/145 rds. & 2 mags., Box of ammo. inc. Winch. 20 ga. etc., Lot ammo. inc. Remington UMC 41 etc., Box older ammo. inc. Monark 12 ga. etc., Military buttons/ribbons/medals, Russian military hat, Gun cleaning kits.

MARINE: “Rescue at Sea” U.S. Coast Guard approv. shoulder line gun by Naval Co. (cal. 45.70 blank in case), MinnKota trolling motor, Birdseye maple framed needlework of British battleship “H.M.S. Hood” 23”x20”, Two 12” hd. blown glass fish. floats, Pine d/t splayed sea chest, 32” wooden sailboat model “Columbia”, Me. dec. pott. tide clock, Hardy’s “The Deluxe” mod. bamboo fly rod 8’6, “The Leonard” bamboo fly rod Tournament mod. by Leonard Co., Lg. wicker/leather fish. creel, Bone pc. w/scrimmed. anchor, Lg. lot of nautical charts, Mini. brass ship’s bell, Brass nautical door bell mkd. Titanic 1912, Lg. iron ship doorstop, 2 snatch blocks & rope, Shadow box of nautical knots etc., Iron shelf sitting mermaid, Fog horn, Contemp. brass spy glass, 24” sailboat model etc.

CHILDREN’S: Vint. Blk. compo. bed doll, Log rocking horse, Flex. Flyer “Racer” sled, Iron “Novelty” mech. bldg. bank, Child’s flintlock rifle & powder horn, Ant. iron cannon, 2 bxs of Beanie Babies, Tin train, Red child’s tapered leg tbl., Elephant bank etc.

Turn your unwanted gold & silver into cash. GOLD & SILVER WANTED Please call for appointment.

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. 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.