OUR ANNUAL NEW YEAR’S DAY

ESTATES AUCTION

Sunday, January 1, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.

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


Preview Sat., Dec. 31, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. & morning of sale 8:00 to 9:45. In the event of severe, impassable storm, auction to be held the following day, Jan. 2, at 2:00 p.m. Call or check our website to be sure. Note: Each year we save some of the finest & most interesting rarities for this special estates auction. Items drawn from private homes & estates, throughout Me. & N. Eng. inc.: Fine art from the Robert K. Fitzgerel collec. in Topsham, Me. We hope you will join us for this special sale. Robert.

EARLY FURN.: Six 18th c. ribbon back mahg. Chippendale chrs. w/uph. slip seats, Tiger maple 4 dwr. country chest w/cut out base, 18th c. Gov. Winthrop walnut grad. 4 dwr. slant lid bracket base desk, Choice Chipp. cherry grad. 4 dwr. bracket base chest w/bat wing pulls, Fine Me. ant. grain dec. 2 dwr. dressing tbl. w/pin striping, Fine transitional 4 dwr. Butler’s chest w/solid tiger maple dwrs., Ant. mini. burl walnut 4 dwr. chest w/bun feet 14 ¼” w., Ant. Me. walnut child’s size d/l swing leg tbl., Pr. satinwood inlaid Adams side chrs., Red & blue ptd. Hepplewhite l dwr. tapered leg country stand, Military campaign wooden frame/canvas collapsible chr., Mahg. Hepp. l dwr. stand, Sheraton stand w/birdseye dwr., Me. Sheraton l dwr. d/l stand, New Eng. banister back armchr., Cherry l dwr. Hepp. tapered leg stand & other nice stands & more.

VICTORIAN FURN.: Fine Vic. rosewood rose carv. high back sofa, Vic. walnut & burl Renaissance Revival split ped. base dining exten. tbl. w/3 leaves, Vic. walnut & burl wh. marble top sideboard w/carv. fruit 50” w., Vic. wicker & ¼ sawn oak library tbl. by Am. Chr. Co., Rare oak Morris chr. w/folding writing arms pat. 1883, Fine mahg. turned leg single bank lift top Plantation desk, Vic. carv. oak l dwr. mirrored back pier tbl. w/columns & scroll feet, Vic. walnut dbl. glass door 4 shelf bookcase, 3 sec. oak stacking Barrister bookcase by Globe Werneke, Oak dbl. sliding glass door bookcase by Macey “Tuscan”, 6’ spindle back Deacon’s bench, Vic. walnut wh. marble top commode w/grape carv. pulls, Walnut l dwr. stand w/spindled gallery shelf, Diminutive refin. oak 3 dwr. bureau, Vic. adj. swivel carv. blk. walnut piano stool, Mahg. l dwr. spool leg dec. stand w/Blk. Italian marble top & more.

ACCESSORIES: 6 pc. Tiffany Studios bronze desk set in “Graduate” patt. in salmon dec. inc. 2 tier letter holder/inkwell/tray etc., Exceptional 9 pc. Punch & Judy wooden carv. & ptd. puppet set circa. 1890 from Wisc. Me. home 10” to 18” tall, Sgn. Tiffany Studios #844 bronze inkwell w/green slag glass & leaf design, Ant. pewter: (Coffee pot #2 by F. Porter-Me., Teapot by Morey & Ober #2, Porringer, James Dixon teapot, Set 6 measures etc.), Rare early Me. wooden gear driven hd. crank apple peeler w/iron handle, Ant. inkwell collec. inc.: (Unusual hd. ptd. china/metal sgn. Medaille D’Argent 1839, Quimper, S.p. w/floral motif, Leather traveling, Brass, Pewter, Colored crystal inc. Vaseline etc., 2 wooden Silliman in orig. grain paint, China inc. Crown Derby & R.S. Germ. etc., Mix. metal Orient. woven bronze fish basket w/crabs etc., Stoneware etc.), 17 vint. swing handle metal wire egg baskets, Canes: (2 Sea Capts. w/carv. bone fish & octopus tops, Horn, Dog head, Brass fig. dolphin top etc.), Collec. bl./wh. dec. agateware inc. coffee pot/canister/planter etc., Ant. 1¢ coin op. tbl. top metal Whitings “Sculptoscope” stereoptic. viewer w/cards, Ant. postcard album w/greetings/scenics/local inc. photo cards etc., Pr. of ant. iron West. Cowboy spurs w/floral designs, Nice ant. mahg. cased glass top balance scale by Henry Troemner w/weights, Nice ant. Abenaki Me. Indian birch bark blueberry pickers 20 qt. backpack w/old tag, 1826 Am. sampler by Hespa B. Plumb, Ant. d/t copper teakettle & dbl. hand. vase, Metal wall coat racks, 2 cast iron recumbent cat doorstops inc. sgn. Hubley, Ant. brass jewelry casket w/birds & lions, Nantucket style swing hand. cov. basket w/scrimmed finial, Ant. blk. gilt dec. tin food warmer w/iron legs, 4 mini. bone carv. & scrimmed bxs. inc. rabbit/cats etc., Firkin & pantry bxs., Bronze Labrador, 18th c. wr. iron & brass knife blade andirons w/penny feet, Cast iron demi lune door grates w/sea serpent & seaweed motifs & turtle & bear, Lot of Asian clothing/hats/hd. bags etc., 3 ant. trade card albums, Brass adj. bookracks inc. Art Nouv. w/Iris, 5 ant. coffee grinders inc. tbl. tops & iron Enterprise clamp on etc., Approx. 500 ant. postcards~mostly N.Y., Vic. walnut floral/berry shadow box in wax etc., Yale Fraternity plaque, Folk art wooden relief carv./ptd. portrait of Geo. Washington 23 ¾”x 20 ¼”, Vint. tray w/nude Marilyn Monroe, Articulated wooden artists hand model & more.

GLASS & CHINA: Lot w/ant. Germ. Meissen pug dog/Staff. dogs & cats etc., Fine 28” long x 12” h. Dresden hd. ptd. porc. fig. of horses pulling fancy sleigh of nobility ladies w/entourage of men, 26 pcs. Henriot Quimper etc. inc. 10 pc. teaset & lot w/compote & plates, Majolica inc. pitcher w/pond lilies/Etruscan plate etc., Ant. cracker jar collec. inc.: ( Rare sgn. Mt. Washington pk./wh. satin glass w/s.p. fig. turtle top & other satin glass inc. Pairpoint, Bl./wh. Wedgwood Jasperware, Royal Worcester w/fuchsia, Sgn. Orient. w/Geisha girls, Copeland “Spodes Tower” etc.), Roseville pott. pcs. “Magnolia” inc. center bowl/vases/3 pc. teaset etc., Pitchers inc. Bennington type/Doulton “Nankin” etc., 5 ant. Royal Doulton pcs. inc. syrup pitchers w/pewter tops, Ant. mahg. roll top decanter case w/early blown decanters & cordials, Ant. stoneware pitcher w/cobalt blue dec. bird, Lot w/Gaudy Ironstone pitcher/Crown Derby type pcs. etc., “Old Ivory” #84 cov. dish/#16 creamers & Royal Worcester “Mansfield” teapot etc., Collec. of Tobies inc.: (Copeland Spode W. Churchill, Lot of 24 ant. & vint., Bennington type, Wedgwood “Elihu Yale”, Staff. “Old Salt”, Town crier w/anchor mk., Napoleon, 68 Royal Doulton Tobies (in lots) inc.:(“Bacchus”, “Viking”, “N. Am. Indian”, “Lobsterman”, “Golfer”, “Yachtsman”, “Merlin” etc.), 16 Ma & Pa Carter Inx Germ. fig. bottles, 7 pc. Meissen Dresden floral berry set, Vint. sgn. Steuben 12” crystal compote & ruffled edge bowl, 19” Murano red striped center bowl, Set 5 Picasso “Peace” plates from Carole Stupell, Hd. blown Art glass pumpkins w/applied glass stems, Pr. cobalt blue apothecary jars w/floral enam. dec., Blue glass wave design decanter & glasses, 4 grad. bl./wh. Imari bowls, 11 fine china cups/saucers inc. Coalport/Dresden etc., 12 pcs. Wedgwood Jasperware inc. teapot & c/sticks etc., 16” Germ. stein w/Gnome & King, E. Swasey 4 gal. crock, Majolica pitcher & 4 Wedgwood plates w/fruit, 5 ant. repro. Pres. plates of Washington & Lincoln, Hermes French china ashtray “Pointer” dog & guns, Wedgwood R. Lauren clock plate, 30 pcs. “Real Old Willow” china inc. Booths & Royal Doulton, Bl. & wh. spongeware & yellow ware bowls, Threaded glass stemware, 10 milk bottles inc. Gardiner~Me. etc., 22 c/saucers inc. Royal Doulton & Bavaria etc., 12 cobalt blue Sundaes & 12 parfaits, Blown glass owl vase, Bl.&wh. Meissen style rolling pin, Free form crystal center bowl sgn. Daum France, 11 pcs. of ant. “Strawberry” china inc. teapot & cr. & sugar etc., Hd. blown Murano type glass bird, Crackle glass skull vase, Royal Doulton figs. inc. “The Orange Lady” & 5” red “Flambe” cat fig. etc., Ant. cut glass vase w/mix. metal base w/men’s heads etc., 25 pcs. Minton’s Eng. china w/Phoenix bird, “Sealife” pottery vase, 4 McCoy crouching dog cookie jars & more..

PAINTINGS: Collec. of 20 ptgs. by Louis Michel Eilshemius, Newark, N.J. & N.Y., N.Y., (1864-1941) inc.: “Down to the Sea” 29 ½”x 19 ½”, “Samoan Landscape Pago Pago” 26 ¼”x 22 ½” etc. (also 4 books on the artist), Collec. of 11 fine oil ptgs. by Vernon George Broe inc.: Sailboat “With the Wind” 23 ½”x17 ½” , “Catboat Off Shore”, O/b girls at the beach 19 ½”x15 ½” etc., Peter Hanks w/c of Grouse flying through trees 21”x15”, Robert Sanders o/c of sailing ships off hrb., James E. Hughes o/b of Me. Lupine in field 30 ½”x27 ½”, Arthur James Beaumonet o/c of children in garden 17 ¾”x 27 ½”, Calvin Curtis o/c portrait of Sarah Curtis & pr. of his parents portraits circa. 1853, Helen Henderson Chain o/c of Swiss Alps, 5 Europ. ptgs. on porc. of characters inc. “Sam Weller” etc., Francis J. Quirk o/c of family by ocean 30”x25”, Frederic S. Cozzens w/c of fisherman in dory 23”x13”, Harry Linder pastel on paper river landscape 19 ½”x 9 ½”, Two Otto Von Faber du Faur o/c portraits of lady & gent 12 ½”x 15 ¼”, John Hawkins o/c seagulls on Isl., Sgn. Impressionist o/b landscape of brook & house “Woodland Reflections”, Giovanni Fortunati, Roma 19th c. Italian w/c of fisherwoman on beach 14 ¼”x 21”, 3 ptgs. of log cabins inc. sgn. C. Witteck & H.L. Thompson, John Cook w/c of sailing ships 13 ½” x 10”, Ian A. Hanks w/c “Port of Bangor, Me. Union Station...” & “The Boston Ferry Steamer Belfast”, Sgn. o/b sleeping nude, Mildred C. Jones o/b of fishing shacks, 2 marine w/c’s of man in dory & 2 masted ship sgn. Jamison, Ruth Tomlinson o/c nude 19”x15”, Roz Welsh o/c of leaves, 8 Nelia G. White & Ralph White o/c portraits & florals etc., Richard Hasenfus o/c Me. cottage w/dock & boat, Lg. Hallee Johnson o/b abstract ptg. 47 ¼”x35 ½”, Albert Adolphe o/wood panel of trees 5”x 6 ½”, O/b of old mill & pigeons, Irene Duplissis w/c of old Me. barn, Eli Shainblum o/b of plein air artist at work 19 ½”x16”, Vint. Jap. rev. ptg. on glass of Geisha girls 13”x19”, Claudette Matte o/c trapper in canoe 9”x19 ½”, O/wood panel of early golfer sgn. T. Kelly, Francis Quirk o/b 3 masted sailing ship 23 ½”X17 ½”, 2 Bill Paxton w/c’s inc. “Monhegan Isl. Me. 1920” etc.

PRINTS: 5 pcs. inc. N. Curriers “Surrender of Cornwallis” & “Henry Clay” etc., Currier & Ives “Hiawatha’s Wooing” s.s. 23 ½”x19 ¼”, Sgn. Charley Harper silkscreen “Water Turkey”, 2 Jap. wood block prints by Kuniyoshi & Toyokuni, Set 6 “Fore’s Hunting Casual Ties”, Wm. Hogarth print dated 1738 “Strolling Actresses Dressing in Barn” 21 ½”x17”, Four 1985 lmtd. ed. duck stamp prints w/stamps artist sgn. by David Maass etc., Ltd. ed. “Brook Trout” sgn. Larry Crawford, Lg. Wallace Nutting “Grandmother’s China”, Vic. adv. print of lady in nautical outfit on piling at sea “Tie to Packard Cable”, 2 French fruit prints inc. “Ognonet” etc., 15 pcs. inc. Clicquot Club cardboard bottle displays etc., Sgn. Jap. woodblock of Geisha & Official 9”x12 ½”.

SILVER: Sterling: 131 pc. flatware set by Camusso “Imperial” serv. for 12 w/serv. pcs., 91 pc. set of flatware by Gorham “King Edward” serv. for 12 w/serv. pcs., Tiffany & Co. 5 pc. tea/coffee service, 50 pc. “Grande Baroque” ster. flatware set by Wallace & mahg. box, Fine 65 pc. “Paul Revere” Towle flatware set, 12 pcs. inc. 6 Tiffany shot glasses & Kirk porringer etc., 7 pc. lot w/Gorham shell dish~bowls etc., 38 pc. lot inc. reticulated basket & nice souvenir spoons etc., 8 pc. lot inc. 9 ½” Wallace bowl & 5 plates by Cowell & Hubbard Co. etc., 2 footed bowls by S. Kirk etc., Dish & 15 assort. tsps., 5 serv. pcs. inc. Eng. fruit repousse serv. spoons etc., 17 pc. lot w/cake server & letter opener etc., Tiffany hatpin holder w/fig. cupid center & hatpins, Gorham 2 pc. engrav. fish set & lg. reticulated spoon “Imperial Chrysanthemum”, 8 ant. serv. pcs. inc. ladles & bon bon spoon etc., Lg. pr. of Gorham sandwich tongs, Eng. round footed jewelry box, Long hand. ant. Irish serv. spoon & coin ladle, 5 lg. ant. serv. pcs. inc. pancake spatula etc., 10 repousse butter knives by Jacobi & Jenkins, 6 Gorham butter knives “Lily of Valley”, Crystal w/sterling tops, Souvenir spoons, 3 fancy ant. dishes inc. reticulated hearts & repousse bowl, 6 dresser pcs. inc. hd. mirrors & brushes, 2 S. Kirk shell patt. serv. spoons, Pr. floral repousse shakers, Ster. handle grape shears, 4 ster. tbl. frames inc. mini. floral & ant. engrav. etc., Georg Jensen ice cream knife, 12 m.o.p. & ster. band knives, Repousse handle salad set etc. Coin silver: .900 coin silv. ornate 4 branch candelabra by Camussu, .800 silver 3 pc. child’s teaset, 8 pc. lot w/spoons & napkin rings, Shell form bon bon dish. S.p.: Lot w/R. & Barton teaset & 4 pc. Sheffield set etc., Choice tennis trophy flask w/fold. travel cup top & s.p. & wood sardine dish, Pr. Vic. triple candelabras, Ant. 4 pc. tea/coffee set by Reed & Barton w/burner base.

JEWELRY: Gold: Fabulous grad. diamond tennis neck. in platinum w/122 rd. brilliant cut dias. (10.30 cts.), Great figural dolphin brac. w/br. dias. & orange sapphires in 18k w/tsavorite eyes & a separate matching ring, Heavy pearl charm brac. w/6 charms, Heavy 18k gold ladies tri color gold brac., Rare plat. brooch by Drecier & Co. N.Y. w/onyx & 18 diamonds, Heavy 14k 23” chains & interlocking link brac., Triple row 10k brac. w/216 dias., 18k brac. w/leaf design & 7 dias., Lg. river bed gold nugget (24K) on watch chain, Dia. bangle brac. w/15 grad. dias. (2 cts.) in 14k, Nat. emerald ring (2.63 cts.) w/16 dias., Lot 5 gold chains inc. 30” etc., Choice ½ ct. ea. diamond solitaire earrings in 14k, Choice 18k brac., Fine 14k & 18k 2 tone gold neck., Nice ladies neck. w/8 dias. (.70 cts.) in 14k, 14k ¾” engrav. bangle, 14k lot w/mod. bangle brac. & neck. w/onyx etc., Lg. Tahitian blk. pearl(12 mm) & dia. ring set in platinum, Choice ladies blue sapp. & dia. cocktail ring in 18k, Pr. hoop earrings w/9 dias. ea. set in 14k (l.25 cts.), Dia. by-pass ring w/3 center dias. & 28 baguette dia. sides in 14k, Dome ring w/15 nat. rd. cut rubies (3.75cts.) in 14k, Honeycomb design ring w/19 rd. brilliant dias. in 14k, Nice pearl & 18k neck. w/hammered “Life Ring” pend., Bl. topaz (6.32 ct.) ring w/10 baguette & 14 rd. cut dias. in 18k, Wide band ring w/7 dias., Ant. lab. sapp. ring w/10 mine cut dias. in 14k, 14k ladies locket & chain, 14k pelican pend. w/.30 ct. dia., 18k emerald & dia. pend. & 14k earrings, Fine Orient. carv. jade pendant w/14k chain, 3 pendants: 18k w/tanzanite & 4 dias.~Plat. w/pearl & 3 dias. & 14k w/lime citrine, 3d geometric box design ring w/4 rd. dias. (.50 ct.) in 14k, Ladies bl. sapp. & dia. brac. w/14 sapps. & sm. dias. in 14k, Tanzanite 2 ct. ring w/12 dias. in 14k, 14k waterfall cluster ring w/21 sapps. & 6 dias., Four 14k blk. Tahitian pearl pends. inc. 1 w/10 dias. etc., 3 14k pcs. inc. garnet pin w/pearls & Orient. design pin etc., 18k ring w/ancient Roman coin & pk. tourmaline w/8 dias., ¼ ct. dia. by~pass ring in 14k, Ameth. & multi dia. 14k pend. & chain, 14k nautical rope brac., Pr. ameth. earrings w/20 dias. ea. in 18k, Opal free form pend. w/3 dias. in 14k, ¼ ct. solitaire dia. ring in 14k filigree setting, Ameth. emerald cut 14k ring, Free form ammonite pend. in 10k, Orient. carv. green & lavender jade pend. in 14k, 14k Civil War saber pin, 16” 14k gold bead neck., Ruby beaded neck. w/ruby drop & earrings, Russian Baltic amber 14k ring, 10k Vic. stone & lava cameo pins, Blk. coral ring w/5 rd. cut dias. in 14k, Rose carv. blue lapis ring in 14k, 2 ameth. pends. inc. 14k marquise cut w/dias. & 18k carv. ameth. shell, Orient. 14k dragon pend. w/ruby eyes/jade/opal etc., Two 10k jabot pins w/gr. & bl. stones, 14k cross & chain w/34 dias., 14k bl. sapp. earrings w/dias. & tansanite pend. w/dias., 14k turq. colored stone, 10k rose gold ring w/intaglio carv. stone of Blackmur family crest. Sterling jewelry: 2 heavy charm bracs. w/ approx. 132 charms in ster. etc., Lot w/2 pr. of Georg Jensen earrings~Sailfish pin~Nye pin etc., Multi gemstone cross w/ameth. & garnet etc., 14 pins inc. lapis/turq./Native Am. etc., Pr. Smokey topaz cuff links sgn. Cini, Dragonfly pin/pend. w/pearl & garnet, Larimar blue ring, Tourmaline ring w/6 colors, Malachite & peridot brac., 14k & ster. nautical bangle, Multi stone earrings w/moonstones/garnets etc., Bl. topaz ring, Garnet poison ring, Lg. Lemon qrtz. teardrop pend., 4 ct. emerald ring. Other jewelry: Lot 19 hat & stickpins & 8 ink pens inc. ster., Deep ameth. dbl. drop pend., 5 Orient. carv. jade pends., 36” Orient. jade bead neck., 25 strands African style trade beads, 18” faceted tourmaline neck. in various colors, Rose qrtz. pend. w/white pearl neck., 18” amber neck., 2 Jap. Inro bone carv. & scrimmed. necks. inc. inlaid w/turtles etc., 12 g.f. bangle bracs. inc. engrav., Star sapphire ring, 12 g.f. bangles inc. engrav., 30” garnet neck., Red coral & agate neck., 30” garnet neck. Watches: Choice blue floral guilloche enam. Bucherer pend. watch (17j.) w/match. chain, 18k 17j. Bucherer “Peek A Boo” wrist watch, 10k Elgin ladies hunter case watch, 3 ant. lady’s fancy engrav. h.c. watches inc. Elgin w/bird & floral motif etc., Lady’s 10k Swiss wrist watch w/6 j., Am. Watch hunter case pock. watch w/P.S. Bartlett movement & another w/watch chain & fob, Mid. cent. Bucherer pend. watch, Lot w/early ster. pair case fusee watch by John Wood, 2 coin silv. pock. watches inc. fancy engrav. hunter case.

COINS: U.S. Gold: $20. gold pcs.: St. Gaudens: (1908 a.u., 1927 b.u., 1908 b.u.), Lib. Head: (1898-S a.u., 1900-S x.f., 1902-S x.f.), $10’s: Indian Heads: (1909-S x.f., 1914 au-55, 1907 a.u.), Lib. Heads: (1898, 1881 x.f., 1894), $5’s: Indian Heads: (1913 a.u., 1910 x.f., 1911 v.f.), Lib. Heads: (1906-D a.u., 1904, 1893), $2 ½’s: Lib. Heads: (1873, 1902 x.f., 1903 x.f.), Indian Heads:(1912 x.f., 1910 x.f., 1928 x.f.), $1: Lib. Head 1853-O a.u.. $3: 1878 Ind. Princess fine cond. Foreign gold: 1915 Austria 4 ducats b.u., 1899 Imperial Russian 5 rubbles gold, Silver coins etc.: Set of 70 proof sterling ingots “Official Bicentennial Ingots”, U.S. 90% Walk. Lib.~Franklin & Kenn. $½’s, $25. face 90% silv. Franklin $1/2’s~Barber quarters etc., Set of “Norman Rockwell Tribute to R. Frost” w/12 proof sterling rounds, Lots of 17 & 18 Morgan & Peace $’s. Other coins: 103 pc. lot w/U.S. & foreign Walk. Lib. ½’s etc., 240 Buffalo nickels, 20 consec. numbered 1957-B $1 silv. certs. c.u.

ORIENTAL RUGS: Ant. Herez 9’x12’ & 12’6x9’, Herez 8’11x11’10, Paisley design 7’10x9’11, Fine 9’10x12’4, Semi ant. Persian w/animals etc. 8’5x11’1, Semi ant. Pers. 8’8x11’, 8’x9’9, Pers. 4’9x13’, Pers. 4’3x6’9, Fine N.W. Pers. 3’8x10’8, Pers. Malayer 2’10x8’9, Herez 2’4x9’9 & 2’6x11’7, Pers. Hamadan 3’4x7’, 3’4x10’4, Caucasian Kazak 5’5x3’11, Art Deco Chinese 3’5x5’6, 9 rug pillows, 3’2x6’6, Ham. 3’5x4’7 & Pr. 2’x2’5. OTHER RUGS: Fine Orient. style Tabrez design Karastan 5’10x9’1, Ant. hooked Waldoboro rug w/floral design, Turkish Orient. style 5’3x7’3 & 2’1x8’, Winchester adv. rug w/bear hunt.

VINT. & MOD. FURN.: Mid Cent. mod. rd. teak tray stand J. Wegner etc., Camel back Chipp. sofa w/pineapple uph., Hitchcock 2 dwr. stand w/porc. eagle pulls.

OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST: Lg. ant. granite mill wheels inc. 19” & 21” & Six 12” & 14”, 6 ant./vint. metal auto. axle caps inc. Packard~Rolls Royce etc., WWI Officers traveling grain ptd. tin washstand w/sink & access., Hd. carv. banded fluorite sculp. of eagle 8 ½” w., 32” ant. iron bear trap, Ant. oak Jeweler’s bench, Hd. ptd. dbl. sided wooden adv. sign w/Africans “Oluk Usarts Kwdaso Market Oboy Akijo Haircut” 48” w., Metal horse silhouette weathervane w/fancy wr. iron arrow & directionals, Alligator suitcase, Colby Colleg. Prof.’s hand sculpture in bronze & steel sgn. R.H., Stand. metal dbl. sided “Open”/”Sorry Were Closed” sign 41” high, Archaio Indian stone implement 8000 b.c.e. to 1000 b.c.e., Lot 27 ant. leather bound books etc. inc. 13 vols. “Morley” by Dumas etc., Porc. enam. signs inc. 5¢ telephone pay station etc., 360 million yr. old Moroccan stone fossil, Collec. of 24 agate stone arrowheads, Display case w/hairless bat etc., Display w/moths inc. “Atlas”, N. West Coast style 20” carv. & ptd. totem pole.

MUSICAL: Spanish grain dec. Hurdy Gurdy w/6 tunes & indicator in grain paint w/pull cart in orig. red & green paint w/pin striping, Fine Chinese 21 string zither/Guzheng harp on stand w/floral stone carvs. & travel case, Gretsch “Electromatic” hollow body guitar mod. G5 420T w/hard case, 2 Martin 000 size acoustic guitar w/elec. pick-ups, Gibson L.G.O. acoustic guitar in hard case, Victor type “R” ant. oak disc. phonograph w/horn, Fender “Cyclone” elec. guitar, Remo “Weather King” 4 string banjo w/inlays, Vint. Conn. mod. C-10 acoustic 6 string guitar w/inlay.

LAMPS: Ant. caramel slag glass lamp w/octagonal shade, 2 Dietz “Monarch” R.R. signal lanterns inc. red & rare blue globes, Wr. iron adj. dbl. candle floor lamp w/penny feet, Lg. brass Lucerne lamp & c/sticks, Vic. hang. oil lamp w/brass frame/ patt. glass oil lamp & milk glass shade.

CLOCKS: Choice Mass. sgn. William Cummens inlaid mahg. tall clock w/moon phases circa. 1800, Chelsea ship’s clock w/blk. phenolic case, Ship’s clock Smith “Astral”, Waterbury brass ship’s wheel design ship’s clock, Mahg. Chauncy Jerome shelf clock w/rev. ptg. of town sq., Ansonia fancy dec. porc. china mantel clock w/lover’s etc., Inlaid mahg. mantel clock, Egyptian Revival fancy iron Ansonia “Rosalind” mantel clock w/open escapement, Vic. fig. 8 rosewood shelf clock by D. Pratts Sons, Oak Gilbert gingerbread shelf clock w/alarm.

TOOLS: Early 18th c. wr. iron broad axe.

WEAPONS/MILITARY ETC.: (Ruger mini 14 stainless steel all weather Ranch cal. 223 Rem/5.56 Nato, semi-auto rifle like new, 20 round magazine, 18.5” barrel, flash suppressor, black polymer stock, adjustable sights, nylon sling, manual), (Springfield Armory “Range Officer” (like new) Model 1911-A1 Parkerized, 45 cal., 7 round semi-auto. pistol w/stainless steel 5” match grade barrel, Cocobolo checkered grips w/cross cannons adjustable rear sight, inc.: two magazines, hard black plastic case, belt/paddle holster, belt double mag. holder, manual etc. ), Parker Hale fully engrav. 26” dbl. barr. 20 ga. s.x.s. shotgun like new made in Spain, Remington mod. 12 22 cal. rifle, “Gamo” adult .177 cal. air rifle w/scope, 22 Winchester Magnum rifle & ammo., (Ruger mod. SR40C,40S&W cal., semi-auto. 15 shot pistol striker fired, (like new), barrel 3.5”, high Vis adjustable 3 dot sights, ambidextrous thumb, reversible back strap, mounting rail, high performance grip frame, incl.: black hard plastic case, two magazines, speed loader, manuel etc.), Ruger “Super Redhawk” 44 mag. 6 shot revolver, Llama mod. X1-B 9mm semi auto. pistol, Rock Isl. Armory m1911 style 45 cal. semi auto. pistol, F.LLI Pietta blk. powd. replica Colt Peacemaker 44 cal. ltd. ed. Swords & Knives: Fine ant. Middle East. sword & scabbard w/gold damascene dec., 3 contemp. Bowie knives. Other: Approx. 55 bxs. vint./ant. ammo. inc. Peters/Remington/Winchester etc. in various calibers, Ant. brass polychrome dec. hd. held Persian shield (Dhal shield) 10 ½” dia.

MARINE: Ant. ship diorama of 4 masted ship in full sail pass. lighthouse 41” wide, 13 block & pulleys w/lignum vitae shives 6” to 17”, Ant. ship’s liquor chest w/8 sections & 8 olive gr. gin bottles, 24” heavy bronze ship’s wheel, Nickel over bronze ship’s wheel w/wood handles, WWI 1918 christening bottle of U.S. destroyer “Dyer” in mahg. box etc., U.S. Navy ptd. copper binnacle “BU of Ships” by Lionel, Ant. 12” brass porthole, 5 blown glass floats in nets in red & blue etc., Sm. bone carv. & scrimmed. box w/ships & anchors, 6 lg. seashells inc. conchs etc., Wilcox Crittenden box compass.

CHILDREN’S: Spectacular 1957 Corvette red pedal car by Gary L. Harp of Pedal Classics (excell. condition) 4’ long, Ant. Kestner “Gibson Girl” bisq. head 20” bride doll, Ant. iron cars/trucks inc. Kenton “Jaeger” cement truck~Austin pick-up truck & delivery car etc., Ford Mod. T. Roadster lmtd. ed. pedal car, Wooden adv. wagon “Hoods Grade “A” Milk” in orig. paint w/horse & milkman etc., Ant. 4 pc. Weeden steam toy w/tbl. saw etc., 6 ant. mini. dolls inc. 3” red mohair money/early wooden penny doll & china & bisq. head dolls, Ant. 18” bisq. Germ. girl doll #1290, Vint. W. Germ. papier mache Halloween cat head lantern, Paint dec. iron rooster & dolphin balance toys, Iron Hubley race car, Working pond model sailboat.

ORIENTALIA: 2 ant. bl./wh. export porc. Chinese temple vases inc. 22” w/floral and 23” w/foo dog & bird, Pr. 12 ½” h. Satsuma vases w/nobility, Ant. Jap. Imari 10” ribbed vase, Hexagonal pott. umbrella hold. w/chrysanthemum flowers, Rd. carv. plant stand w/bird designs, 5” stone carv. horse.

DECOYS: Ant. Me. inset head oversized Blk. duck decoy, Lot of 6 Blue Bill decoys from N.E. Hrb.~Me., 2 carv./ptd. shore birds, 2 Clem Barter decoys inc. oversized Canvas Backs 16” & 17” & 2 Blk. ducks 15 ½”& 18”, 5 Chesapeake Bay Buffle Head hens & Canvas Backs sgn. Capt. Harry Jobes.

TERMS: Cash or approved check. Dealer’s must have copy of seller’s certificate.We reserve the right to hold merchandise until funds clear. Sizes & descriptions are approx. & subject to error. Everything sold as is, where is. All sales are final. We accept absentee bids prior to the auction with a 20% deposit & bid them competitively. Limited phone bidding available. Buyer's premium of 12 1/2% on all purchases with 2 1/2% discount for cash or good check. Ample parking. Catered. Handicapped accessible. Luxurious padded seating. Limited seating. Call Marilyn for seat reservations & availability. We accept Visa, Master Card & Discover Card. For info. about auction items, (near sale ) please call Holly at 207-563-8110.

ROBERT L. FOSTER

AUCTIONEER & APPRAISER-LIC. NO. AUC 157

MAINE’S STATEWIDE AUCTIONEER

Assistant Auctioneer: Andre Drolet-Lic. #AR1245 Auction Zip I.D. #2448

Visit our website at www.fosterauctions.com

811 U.S. Rt. l, P.O. Box 203, Newcastle, Maine 04553 Auction Gallery 207-563-8110

Fax us at 207-563-6590, E-mail: RFoster@tidewater.net

Licensed, Bonded & Insured. Established in Newcastle since 1953

Member of Me.Auctioneer’s Association & Maine Antique Dealer’s Association


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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.