ANTIQUE ESTATES AUCTION

Saturday, February, 20, 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. 19, 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 or check our website to be sure. Note: This auction incs.: Items from a Bath estate, together with other items from homes & estates in: Waldoboro, Westport & Breman, Me., with selected additions. Hope to see you there!


EARLY FURNITURE: 18th c. Me. birch grad. 4 dwr. Chipp. bracket base chest, 18th c. green ptd. d/t seachest, 18th c. ladder-back highchr., 18th c. d/t hang. country wall cupboard, Wm. & Mary caned side chr. w/scrolled feet, 18th c. Q. Anne snake foot candle stand, 6 ant. yoke back chrs. w/sausage turnings, Ant. d/t pine cupboard w/paneled door, 18th c. Chipp. chr. w/bulbous turnings, ½ column mirror w/rev. ptd. panel of lady, Pine salesman’s sample blanket box w/till, Two 18th c. child’s ladder back armchrs.-1 in old red, Pine ogee mirror, Blk. comb-back Windsor rocker, Mahg. Empire mirror, Uph. top stool & more.VICTORIAN FURN.: Fancy ant. Orient. curio cab. w/m.o.p. & carv. bone dec., Fine set of 6 Vic. rose carved walnut chrs. w/needlepoint seats, Carv. French open arm chr. w/uph. seat & a stool, Ant. inlaid mahg. glass door curio cab., Oak stool w/barley twist legs, Oak armchr. rocker, Metal wall coat rack, Pr. mahg. saber leg chrs. w/needlepoint seats, Oak med. cab. w/bev. mirror, Pr. hip hugger side chrs.,Vic. mirror, 4 lg. ball & claw foot wooden legs & more. VINTAGE & CUSTOM ETC.: Fancy Oriental cabinet w/carv. & fretwork doors over 6 dwrs., Green ptd. country step plant stand, Mid. cent. mod. Danish teak china cab. w/glass door top & mid cent. lift top drysink liq. cab. w/sliding doors & an armchr., Lyre base stand w/brass paw feet, Mahg. coffee tbl., Custom mahg. inlaid d/l l dwr. stand, Shaving mirror, Ant. ½ trunks & dome tops etc.

ACCESSORIES: 4 panel Orient. screen w/trees & flowers & 1 w/carv. bone figs., 4 panel Orient. Coromandel fold. screen, Ant. wooden hd. scrub board w/Penn. carv. pinwheels, Up & down butterchurn in old red, Paint dec. bellows & tole dec. bread tin, Tole dec. dome top bxs., Ant. pewter tankards-measures etc., 6 pcs. inc. snuff bxs./Punch fig. match box etc., Firkin in old green, Sm. wooden keg canteen, Orient. cloisonné vases, Wood & pierced tin footwarmer w/hearts, Jap. engrav. page turner & Samurai sword letter opener, Ant. wooden ironing board w/pinwheels, 14 dwr. spice chest, Dutch Boy enam. iron fire tool holder, Cast iron kettle, Sm. wooden box w/brass tacks dec., Lap desks inc. grain dec. & m.o.p. inlay, Carv. horn pen holder stand, Circa. 1930’s books w/real weaving patt. samples etc., Bronze man frog vase, 18th c. iron andirons & fireplace trivet, Shorebird, Ant. red & blk. ptd. gameboard, Postcards & paper items, Copper enam. fish motif plate, 12” ant. pewter plate/spoons/teapot, Walk. stick w/carv. man’s head, Scandinavian paint dec. cutting board, Penn. style floral dec. box, Album of early trade & greeting cards, Ant. splint gathering basket, Vint. oak splint picnic basket, Blue agate fish cooker, Needlework of children, Chinese gathering basket, Mahg. copper lined smoking stand, Pine writing box, Mahg. jewelry box, l dwr. oak card file, Wood fold. drying rack, 5 ¾” bronze eagle etc., Iron mag. rack, Ant. brass ball top iron Christmas tree andirons, Brass skull cane, Brass andirons, Gutta purcha box w/raised fruit, 7 & 9 dwr. wooden spice boxes, Bronze chicken w/bird, Opera glasses, Iron wall coat racks w/bear & rabbit heads, Lg. copper bowl etc., Tintypes & ambros. inc. Civil War soldier etc., Iron muffin pan & sad irons, Linens, Metronome, Viewmaster, Carv. & scrimmed. bone pig, Iron rooster wall brackets, Iron rabbit doorstop, Gr. metal wall coat rack, Game box w/roulette/poker etc., Iron doormats w/sea serpents & pineapple, Ptd. bucket w/peasants by Richmond Cedar Works, Tri fold iron fire screen w/leaves & ptd. flowers, Mod. fingered pantry box, Vint. clothing inc. jackets/dress etc., Fold. sports glasses, Metal motorcycle model & more.

GLASS & CHINA ETC.: Lg. collec. of Ruby Flash glass inc.: (Butter dishes, Red block decanter & 12 goblets, Pitchers, Cream & sugars, Tumblers, Many goblets, Wines etc.), Hummels, Royal Doulton figs. etc., Majolica planter, Blue milk glass cracker jar w/floral dec. & s.p. top, Limoges hd. ptd. fish platter w/shells, Orient. bl.//wh. china inc. 25” temple vase/6 sided jar etc., Lg. framed tile pic. sgn. Ox-Art 32”x56”, 14” Orient. cat, Canton plate, Ant. enam. Canton vase, Carnival glass, Porc. “Phrenology” head, Cranberry coin spot 5 bottle caster set, Imari bowl, Ginger jar, Orient. porc. cov. jar, Lot w/Tobies/blue glass hat etc., Colored glass, U.S.A. cab cookie jar & McCoy vase, Art glass paperweight, Olive blown chestnut bottle, Belleek cr./sugar, 2 Jap. Gouda Art pott. planters, Floral teapot, Cobalt blue glass head, Copper lustre creamer, 8 sherries & blue ewer, Patt. glass, Mustache cup, Milk glass dolphin c/sticks & swan on nest dish, Orient. canister set, Ant. bottles, Stoneware jugs & crock w/blue dec. by Pewtress etc.

PAINTINGS: Ant. o/c of Geo. Washington 21”x25”, W/c trees & church by Shelby Taylor, Oil of volcano erupting 23 ½”x18”, O/c forest path sgn. S. Sideris, 2 o/b of Europ. coastal scenes sgn. A. (Alfonso) Monfardini, 2 ant. o/c ptgs. of basket of cherries, Ant. o/c of basket of fruit, O/c coastal scene, O/c of dog, Port of Lafayette, O/c Beals Isl., W/c of children sliding by Ethel B. Fowler, O/b coastal scene sgn. E.M.S., O/c of sailboat, O/b house in winter sgn. Loder, 3 ptgs. by Ethel Gelick inc. nude & abstract etc., O/c landscape, O/b seascape, O/c of vase of flowers, Ant. o/b ptg. waterfalls 39 ½”x 17 ½”, Oil of boat graveyard sgn. Jose Daroct, O/b fruit sgn. Al Jackson, O/b abstract sgn. Goulder, 3 w/c’s of Dutch girls sgn. A.M. Hemenway 1896, 68 w/c’s etc. by Nelia Gardner White, O/c seaside cottage sgn. Williams etc.

PRINTS: 3 lg. framed r.r. pcs. inc. 1869 Map Phila. & Reading etc., 18th c. colored print French card game “Piquet” rules, Framed 1816 map of Berks County Pa., Birdseye maple framed needlework of family harvesting, Lg. lmtd. ed. print “Indian Blanke..” sgn. Gretchen, Lg. lmtd. ed. print “Athena” sgn. Erte, Map showing Wilmington & Reading r.r. rt. etc., Sgn. print of lady in snow, Orient. prints inc. lady w/bird headdress, “Sophisticated Lady II” sgn. David Fisher, Flying Geese sgn. Rex Brasher, Madonna & child, Photo 26th G.S.R. Dahlgren Post, Lot ant. photos etc. inc. Stonington Me./girl w/Blk. doll etc., Vic. print Geo. Wash., Deco pic. frames etc. inc. silhouettes & photos etc., Tomb of Washington 1848, Colt revolver print, Portfolio of 70 early prints & calendars etc.

STER. & COIN SILVER: Pr. silver glasses w/turg. parrot handles, Ster.: Compotes, Cake servers, Knives, Baby spoons & forks etc., 6 bright cut tsps., Match safe w/nude ladies swimming, 8 tsps., 2 pr. c/sticks, 18 tbls. & tsps., 7 pc. vanity set w/mirror/brush etc., Purse mirror/pill box w/stone etc., 28+ coin silver spoons, 48 pc. set of .800 hallmkd. flatware in fitted case. S.P.: Teaset, Champaign cooler w/horn handles, 58 pcs. flatware in case etc., Serv. pcs.

JEWELRY: Gold: 14k brac. w/13 sapps. & dias., 14k ameth. ring w/6 dias., 14k ruby ring w/10 dias., 10k brac. w/5 blue topaz, 14k pearl ring w/dias., 10k bar pin w/3 sapphires, 14k cameo pin/pendant, 14k 20” rope neck., 14k wire neck. w/ameth. drop, 10k & 14k bangle bracs., 14k cross w/moonstones, 10k rings w/various colored stones, 3 pr. 18k earrings by Peretti etc., 14k sapp. & dia. ring etc., 18 ½” 14k neck., 14k ring w/4 dias., Stickpins, 14k ring w/blue stone, 17” grad. pearl neck. w/14k clasp, 14k link brac., 14k earrings w/dias., Stone heart pendants w/18k settings, 14k necks. inc. pearl w/dia. etc ., 10k Pisces pendant, Heart w/rubies, Childs bangles, 14 18k charms inc. Tiffany heart, 9k sapp. ring, 10k enam. pin, 14k bangle, 14k earrs. inc. pearls/opals/ameth. etc., 18k Tiffany chain w/dia. charm, 14k brac. w/butterflies & flowers, 14k Nantucket basket charm w/scrimmed. ship, 18k buckle design ring & more. Sterling: Tiffany pendants & chains inc. stone heart etc., Leopard pin w/garnets & marcasites, Neck. & earrings w/moonstones/pearls/bl. topaz etc., Ring w/lg. garnet center & 14 surround stones, Ant. stamp box on chain, Cross w/bl. topaz & marcasites, Silver charm bracs., Brac. w/6 garnets, Amethyst ring, Neck. w/3 peridots & garnets, Cross w/garnets & marcasites, Peridot ring, Neck. w/3 garnets, Cat pin, Vint. Ind. buckle w/turq., Moonstone & garnet neck., Star neck. w/garnets & marcasites, Brac. w/rainbow moonstones & bl. topaz, Earrings w/amethyst hearts, Lot w/dolphin charm brac./ameth. ring etc., Ster. & abalone shell pendant, 7 ster. pins inc. Van Dell & Coro etc., Ring inc.:(Ameth. & marcasites, Topaz, Peridot, Copper turq.), Jade brac. etc. Other jewelry: 2 pr. carv. bone Oriental head cuff links, Enam. jewl. casket, Cameos, Coral bird etc., Snowflake obsidian neck., Tiger eye pend., Vic. jewelry, Costume inc. (Miriam Haskell neck., Coro pin, Boucher earrings etc.), 26” endless garnet beaded neck., Tribal carv. bone neck., Watch chains, Enam. opera glasses, Enam. jade hand. mirror, Bone carv. inro necks. w/fish & turtles, Enam. articulated fish etc. Watches: 14k ladies lapel watch, Banner enam. pendant watch, Pocket watches & chains, Wrist watches by Skagen & Seiko etc.

COINS: 2008-W Bald Eagle $5 gold ms-70, 1945 .900 gold 2 Pesos, 1984 $5 Can. gold, Silver Eagles inc. most slabbed:(1997-P & ’99-P ms-70, 2010 ms-70, ’09 ms-70, 1st. strike ’09 ms70, 2006 20th Ann. rev. pf70, 2006W burn.ms-70 & more ), Buffalo silv. $’s :(2001 ms70 & pf70, 2001-P pf69, 2001-D ms68), 2009 Linc. comm. pr70Dcam. 1880-O Morgan $ ms-65, Bald Eagle ½$’s:( 2008-P & 2008-S ms-70’s), Lot U.S. & foreign coins & currency, British & Can. coins inc. 1732 farthing, Album Wheat cents inc. VDB’s & others, Peace $’s, 1909-VDB 1¢ ms63rb, Album of copper & silv. U.S. type coins, 8 bills inc. 1934 $10 etc., One million $ bill, 2 albums of Linc. cents inc. many proofs, 1854 Adams & Co. 25¢ chit money, 2 1 oz. silv. bars, $4. 90% silv. coins, Gloucester 1973 .999 tbl. medal & much more.

LG. STAMP COLLEC.: 15 albums & loose sheets of foreign stamps, 7 albums of U.S. inc. airmail/Graf Zeppelin/Pan Am. Flight 1930 etc., 3 bxs. albums inc. U.S./Walt Disney/sheets/blocks etc., Album 19th c. letters & covers inc. U.S. Prov. issues by Postmasters/local stamps 1842-’98 inc. Husseys & Allen’s Wells Fargo etc., 9 albums early U.S. stamps inc. singles & blocks, 21 sleeved blk. albums “Post. Stamps of U.S.” & Commemoratives etc., 10 sleeved albums “United Nations..Stamps”, 2 bxs. U.S. & foreign canceled & unused stamps, 8 bank vault stock books, 7 sleeved blk. albums “Post. Stamps of U.S.”, 2 albums 1st day covers etc., 4 bx. lots new & used sheets/blocks/stock books etc., Coin books, 2 albums of duck stamps etc.

ORIENTAL RUGS: 4’5x7’. Other rugs: Orient. designs 7’10x10’6 & 5’2x7’2, Room size geo. & floral hooked rug,

MODERN FURN.: Pr. ultra mod. chrome & wire easy chrs., Orient. cab. w/paneled doors & dwr., Pine wall curio shelf, Wicker settee/chr./ottoman/coff. tbl., Mission oak Morris chr., Red leather swivel armchr., Orient. glass top coffee tbl. w/relief carv. & m.o.p. Geisha girls, Adirondack chr., Mirrors, Orient. sideboard w/relief carv. Geisha girls etc., Oriental style coffee tbl., Wooden wing back uph. spool armchr., Fig. wheat patt. metal stand, Mahg. candle stand, Leather wing chr. & ottoman, Oak bookcase, “Harvard Univ.” rev. ptd. mirror, Twin maple bed w/Sealy matt., Oak tv stand, Iron birdbath w/birds, Recliner, “Glove” 7 speed mtn. bike, Barrel back chr., VHS movies inc. Dr. Zhivago & more.

MUSICAL: Bundy saxophone, Barth elec. guitar in case, Ambassador trombone, 102 country music cd’s.

OTHER ITEMS: Pr. carv. mahg. 3’ columns w/pk. marble tops, 2 iron garden cranes, Dbl. sided “Books” sign, Germ. cased balance scale w/weights, Mid.cent. Danish book stand, Boxed Titanic coal pcs. w/cert. of origin, 2 adv. sgns. “Avalon Brand” Fresh Eggs & Poultry, 28 political buttons inc. Garfield/Taft/Wilkie etc ., Ptd. iron bird cage, Carv. & ptd. plaq. of mtn. cottage, Cameras inc. “Bull’s Eye” & Mamiya etc., Rotary dial phones, Drs. bag w/tools, Rush for seats, Stones inc.:(ameth., malachite, blk. tourmaline, qrtz. crystal), Vint. tennis rackets, 2 tiered glass & Lucite stand.

LAMPS: Pr. of 6’1 composite dbl. mermaid floor lamps w/glass shades, Pr. Arts & Crafts pierced copper hang. lanterns, Teak pole lamp w/amber shade, 2 ant. hang. lights, Oil lamps, Mod. Tiffany style lamp w/dragonflies, Brass finish wall sconces, Deer tv light.

CLOCKS: Vic. rosewood parlor clock by Welch Spring Co.

BOOKS: Lmtd. ed. A. Hitler photo book w/197 photos of Hitler in the 1930’s etc., 1855 land grant to Priv. John Altman sgn. twice by James Buchanan, 2 box lots inc. “U.S. Navy Comp. Hist.” & “Ship Wrecks Around Cape Cod” etc., Box aircraft manuals of U.S.M.C. pilot Col. Geo. E. Parmenter, Ant. ref. books inc.” Furn. Treasury” vol. 1 & 2, Auction catalogs.

TOOLS: New Cal-Hawk 4 pc. 15’ ratchet tie downs, 16 speed floor drill press, 4 new clamps, 36” bolt cutters,

WEAPONS: Raven Arms mp-25 semi auto. 25 cal. pistol, Ant. Remington military rolling block rifle 50-70 cal., 1937 Russian Mosin-Nagant mod. 91/30 rifle barrel, Circa. 1941-2 Jap. type 99 Arisaka rifle barrel, Ant. percuss. musket, Ithaca mod. 37 featherweight 12 ga. shotgun. Other: 3 framed Civil War & Span./Am. War documents, Germ. U-boat badge & SA pin, Ant. musket ball w/note circa. 1775, 2 Rough Rider hats & photos, Span./Am. hat w/soldier photos, Ant. box Winchester 32 cal. carts., Tin powder flask, Assort ammo. inc. Rem. 9mm/6 mm/Fed 270 etc., Walnut box w/military pins etc. Knives & Swords: Civil War mod. 1860 Field off. sword & mod. 1840 Officer’s sword by Ames, Bali Song fold. knife, 3 Orient. bone carv. hand. knives, 12 fold. knives, Germ. bayonet mkd. Neuhausen.

MARINE: 47” wooden crew rowing oak shaped wall coat rack, Blown glass fish. floats, Ship model “Cutty Sark”, Spanish galleon ship model, 2 framed tied flies by Eddie Onarate, 3 pot buoys.

CHILDREN’S: Lg. lot of video games etc. inc. “Odyssey”/”Sega Genesis”/”Nintendo 64”/Sega Saturn/Sony Playstation etc., Nintendo figs. etc., 2 bxs. Aurora model motoring h.o. etc. inc. cars/roadways etc., Orphan Annie metal stove & Delta mixer, Vint. paint dec. rocking horse, Grain dec. child’s lamp desk, 1987 U.S.S. Enterprise space ship, Lionel h.o. train set “Rectifier Freight Set” & 0470 missile launch & exploding target car, Metal rooster balance toy, 3 metal WWII U.S. plane models, Iron horse & wagon, Doll’s china teasets inc. Wedgwood, Ant. slates, Puzzles, 10’ panorama “Grandfather’s Farm” etc., 4 jointed Teddy Bears etc., China head doll, “Little Fam. Dr.” kit, Ant. & vint. banks inc. sailor/ baby in cradle/pig etc., Vint. children’s & dolls clothes, “Cresent” dolls stove, Mini. sad irons & trivet, Lantern candy container etc.

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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.


ROBERT L. FOSTER , AUCTIONEER & APPRAISER-LIC. NO. AR 157

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: mailto:RFoster@tidewater.net