ANTIQUE ESTATES AUCTION

Saturday, March 4, 2017

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., March 3, 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 to be sure. Note: This auction includes items from homes & estates in: Damariscotta, New Hrb., Newcastle, Westport & Brunswick, Me., together with selected additions & a lg. gun collec. Hope to see you there.

EARLY FURN.: Sheraton mahg. 2 over 4 dwr. bowfront chest w/cookie corners & rope columns, Step-back cupboard, Hepp. tavern tbl. in old red, Welsh pewter cupboard, Hepp. tapered leg stand, Lg. 6 board blanket box, Sheraton d/l tbl., Hooded cradle, Pine grain ptd. bootjack end blanket chest, 18th c. Q.A. 5 dwr. chest on frame, Sheraton stand, Tiger maple lift top blanket chest, Pine ped. 2 dwr. stand, Eng. hew wood 2 dwr. writing tbl., 18th c. Chipp. slant lid desk w/blocked base, Carv. Sheraton settee, Refin. 16 dwr. apothecary chest, Sheraton stands, Diminutive mahg. wall corner cupboard, Q. Anne c/stand, Tapered leg demi-lune tbl., 2 child’s 18th c. ladder-back chrs., Salem rocker, Ladder-back rocker, 1 dwr. stand, 2 door drysink in brown, Boot-jack end bench, Empire ogee mirror, ½ column mirror w/rev. ptg. of fruit, Child’s ladder-back chr., Hitchcock chr.

VICTORIAN FURN.: 5’ ant. church pew, Walnut grape/rose carv. open arm chr. w/needlepoint, Refin. lift top commode, Roll top jewelers/watch makers bench, Lg. oak stretcher base library tbl., l door cupboard, Fold. mahg. writing desk, 7’ carv. Chinese tbl., Refin. oak ped. base tbl., Brass bound Korean chest, Turtle top pine spool stand, Metal/brass floral dec. fire shield, Wicker ptd. tbl., Nursing rockers inc. grain ptd./stenc., 4 walnut rose carv. side chrs., Vic. store display tbl., Dome & flat top trunks, Dome top mirror.

CUSTOM, VINTAGE & 50’s ETC.: Fan carv. mahg. Chipp. slant lid desk w/ball & claw feet, Custom 2 part mahg. Georgian secretary/bookcase, Diminutive pine corner cupboard w/dentil mold. & carv. doors, Mid cent. mod. bar w/mirrors, Mahg. inlaid tilt top tbl., Mahg. card tbl. w/pawfeet, Mahg. 3 dwr. vanity, Carv. mahg. Sheraton 4 poster bed, Pr. of 4 dwr. bracket base mahg. chests, 3 dwr. mahg. vanity, Mahg. carv. cannon ball bed, Mahg. dumbwaiter, Fab. 50’s chrome & formica 2 dwr. kitchen stand, Mission oak footstool, Vint. log stand, Maple butcher block, Mahg. drum tbl., M. Wash. sew. stand, Comb-back knuckle arm Windsor chr., 5 oak office chrs., Mission oak stool, Pedestal, Q. Anne vase-back side chr. & more.

ACCESSORIES: Splayed dough box in old red, Mahg. writing box w/dwr., Ant. bl./wh. coverlet, Percy Perkins shorebird, Knight & Hale Mallard decoys, Iron Punch/Judy doorstop, Fancy Vic. g.f. top cane, Wooden barrel “Cumberland Bone Co.” Port., Carv. horn dragon head cane & horn Tyrolean walk. stick, Brass andirons, Deco ashtray w/bronze fin. Whippet & onyx, Oak fold. shav. mirror, Cast copper dipper, Pewter teapot w/tray, Jewel. bxs. inc. m.o.pearl inlaid etc., 18 dwr. mahg. spice box, Ant. carv. Scandinavian wood vessel, Troemer balance scale, Ant. sampler, Splint backpacks, Brass gallery mirrored tray, “Buffalo Dancer” Kachina sgn. Hubert Tewa & marble buffalo, Lot w/telescopes/opera glasses etc., Architectural windows, Flax wheel, Yarn winder, 2 wire egg baskets, Apple peeler, Surveyors compass w/box & tripod, Tole tray etc., Iron wall coat rack, Treen ware, Copper & brass coffee urns, Vic. g.f. top canes, Folk art wooden ptd. cow & giraffe pull toys, Metal balance toy soldier on horse, Wood chopp. bowl, Ant. splint baskets & others, Metal wall coat racks, Stereop. viewer/cards/walnut rack, Pewter, Copperware, Wooden L.L.Bean snowshoes & others, Brass fireplace fan, Brass c. sticks inc. ant. push-ups, 7 ant. oversized Waldoboro, Me. Eider duck decoys w/inset heads(Drakes & Hens), Griswold #262 pan etc., Copper pan, Carv. folk art canes, Coffee grinder, Repro. astrolabe, Mahg. spice chests, Iron wall pocket w/eagle, Shorebirds, , WWII ration points, Bone carv./scrim. box w/cats,

GLASS & CHINA: 11 ½” early Chinese export bowl w/rose design, 3 pcs. brilliant cut glass inc. 12” pitcher/ice bucket/tray, Burmese pitcher, 8” cased Peachblow vase w/acorn & leaf design, 8 pc. Germ. stoneware cider tureen & 7 cups, Meissen porc. tureen w/cherub, 14 Lenox Boehm bird plates, Dbl. hand. hd. ptd. Nippon vase, Dam. Pott. lg. floral bowl, Pr. 22” glass apothecary jars, Hd. ptd. Czech. dresser set, “Dickins” R. Doulton plate etc., Majolica leaf/berry pitcher & corn one, Pink to clear footed bowl, Bl./wh. Staff. dogs, Cut glass bowl, 6 bl. glass tiebacks, Stoneware crocks/bottles inc. “Mack’s Hop Bitter’s”, Staff. dog, Peru whistle vessel w/seal head, Milk glass punch bowl/cups, Shawnee corn creamer etc., Orient. teapot, Glass vases on iron bases, Bl. & wh. platters, Blue glass sherbets, Yellow ware bowl & spatter bowl etc., Limoges platter etc., Blown owl vase, “Heritage” Depression glass, Blown glass birds etc. , Cobalt fig. nut jar w/squirrel, 12 fish plates, Dansk Bistro dishes,

PTGS.: Nice lg. floral still life ptg., O/c tree & flowers sgn. Oleta (Davenport), O/b of lady sgn. Renee, Ant. prim. o/c beach scene w/people & houses, Lilian Hale ptgs., W/c winter woods w/work horses sgn. Jack Jones, O/c of winter w/hunters, O/b of fruit, Orient.sgn. ptgs. of village w/fisherman & ones w/birds etc., 2 lg. seashore ptgs., O/b of surf & rocks, Gouache of Marine beach scene w/sailboat sgn. M. Vose Olin, O/c boys eating fruit, O/c stream sgn. W.J. 1917, O/c portrait of J.F.K., Ant. o/c port. of woman,

PRINTS: Chagall face/nude litho., Lmtd. ed. “Ringling..Barnum..Circus” sgn. R. B. Rodriguex, Sgn. Jap. block prints of Geishas etc., Print “The New Scholar”, Pin up girl by Frush Briiden, Prints on silk of Royalty, Sailing ship print, Pres. J.A. Garfield, Replica map “Europa”, Fishing prints, 1940’s calendars w/Audubon birds etc.

SILVER: 51 pc. ster. flatware set by Reed & Barton “Cellini Engrav. 1967”, Towle ster. flatware set, 40 pc. Lunt flatware set, Souvenir spoons, 11 pcs. inc. tongs/carv. sets etc., Trumpet vase, C/sticks, 6 pcs. inc. .950 reticulated spoon etc., Bowl, S/peppers etc., 17 pcs. of flatware, Coin spoons by various makers etc. S.P.: Pr. c/sticks, M.o.p. fruit knives.

JEWELRY: 14k:( Vic. mine cut dia. earrings, Sand dollar neck., Gold charms, Neck. w/pearls & butterfly, Emerald/dia./sapp. ring, 14k & ameth. bead neck., Pearl ring, 6 bracs., Ameth. & dia. earrings & a ring, 5 rings inc. emerald/dias. & ameth./dias etc., Thimble, 4 pr. earrings, Nugget style neck., Ruby/emerald/.sapp ring etc.), 10k: (8 rings w/jade etc., Ameth./dia. ring, Art Nouv. watch pin w/lady, Pearl ring w/emeralds, Bl. topaz ring, Dia. heart ring, Brac. w/dias., Pearl/dia. neck.), 15k emerald/dia. ring, 18k band. Sterling jewelry: Ameth. cross, Pend. w/24 garnets, Fancy garnet brac., Garnet poison ring, Amber pendant, Citrine/peridot pend., Malachite brac., Beach glass necks. & brac., Ind. pend. w/scorpion etc., Ruby ring, Rings w/colored stones, Fancy earrings w/various stones, 15 pcs. inc. Mex. pins/enam. pins etc., Garnet pend., Cross w/bl. topaz & ameths., Seahorse pin w/m.o.p., Ster./shell pend. Watches: Ladies Bucherer & Men’s Gruen wrist watches, Elgin h.c. pock. watch w/chain. Other jewelry: Vic. mourning brooch, 18” faceted emerald bead neck., 44” amber neck., 32” garnet beaded necks., Bakelite bangle, Garnet cluster neck., Ind. stone animal fetish neck., Agate brac., Fancy ameth. beaded neck., Costume inc. turq. & coral brac. etc., Stone bracs. inc. tiger eye etc.

COINS: 1853 $1 Calif. gold pc., Morgan & Peace silver dollars inc. Four G.S.A. 1884-CC, 1923 ms-64 w/die crack & sm. lots, 569 Roosevelt dimes & lot 34 b.u., 7 unc. Am. Eagle silv. $’s inc. proofs & others, 370 Mercury dimes, 1855-O Seat. Lib. $1/2, 17 b.u. 1964 Kenn. $1/2’s, 12.90 face 90% silv. coins, 2 cased “Walkers” inc. 1987 .999 Silv. Eagle, 1984 6 pc. “Olympic Prest. set” & 5 pc. proof set, 24 90% silv. $1/2’s inc. Stand. Lib. etc., 22.50 90% Lib. & Wash. quarters, Lot 38 40% Kenn. $1/2’s, 104 Buff. nickels & 2 V, 33 Ind. Head cents, 5 boxed sets “Bicent.” 40% & Eisenhower proofs, Indian head cents, 20 Eisenhower silv. $’s, Canadian comm. $1’s, 4 unc. 90% Wash. comm. $1/2’s, 2 Ike .999 1 t.o. rds., Foreign lot w/.800 silv. Can. $’s etc., 13 proof & unc. sets inc. 40% Bicentennial sets etc., Four 2000 proof St. quarter sets etc., Lot w/1876-CC quarters/Fly. Eagle cents etc., Europ. penny tokens 1811 etc., 9 consec. #’d 1935 $1 bills, Other lots with lg. cents, Columb. Expo. $1/2, 1936 R.I. Comm.,1830 $1/2, Type coins etc.

STAMPS: 6 old albums of Am. & foreign stamps, Lg. estate collec. of 1st. day covers etc.

RUGS: Oriental rugs inc.: Persians: (8’1x10’9, 5’2x10’4, 4’4x9’7, 4’3x6’6, Tribal 4’6x9’9, Malaya 3’8x10’2, 4’2x6’10, 4’1x6’7), Ivory field 10’x17’6, 6’6x9’6, Bokharas: Room size, & 2’x6’ & 2’x5’, Herez rugs:(5’8x8’8, 3’1x5’4, 2’7x6’), Chinese w/dragons 4’x6’, Kazak design 1’11x5’8, Caucasian 2’3x3’6 etc., Kelim 5’6x8’5, Navajo design Kelim 3’11x6’, Yeti design Kelim 3’10x5’10, 2’4x4’2, 4’6x8’9 ant. Cauca. etc. Other rugs: Wool Karastan 6’6x8’9, Floral hooked 12’5x15’5 etc., Orient. design 3’2x4’7, Turkish loomed Orient. designs: (5’3x7’4, 2’2x7’7, 3’11x5’6, 2’x3’), Winchester cartridge rug, Wool floral hooked runner 2’3x7’6 & 8’3x9’5, Blk. bears welcome mat etc.

MODERN FURN. ETC.: Pr. of nice Q.A. wing chrs. etc., Pr. of blk. gilt Bombay chests w/marbleized tops, Mid. Cent. mod. teak tbl. w/2 leather benches, Teak standing cheval mirror, Sm. 1 door cab. w/iron grill door, Wall shelves.

OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST: Nice fancy leather saddle w/Alpaca silv. mounts & tooled leather, Lg. ant. sign “Grain,Hay,Flour & Potatoes” by Palmer, Contemp. wr. iron/ptd. fig. hat trade sign, Ant. superb wood “Riverview Cabins” 8’5 long sign circa. 1925 from Salmon fish. camp on Canadian river, Vint. metal ptd. silhouette cow, “Heinz” metal sign, Old blue ptd. 13’ wooden step ladder, Iron/sheet metal ptd. angel w/horn weathervane, Early iron pump w/nick. plated cylinder, 3 tier tin revolv. store bin, Enam. Coca Cola sign, Iron ½ moon sign of Butcher & pig on knife, Iron birdbath w/humming bird, 27 Ind. arrowheads, Plaid golf bag w/10 clubs by Sam Snead, Mod. decoys: turkey/owl/crow etc., Mosaic sign “Love” w/Peace sign, Shadow box w/Hairless bat.

LAMPS: 3 branch angle lamp w/milk glass shades, Fancy brass wall lamps, Ant. iron dbl. betty lamp, Pr. of brass ship’s lanterns, 2 green ped. oil lamps, Orient. ginger jar lamp, Pewter fluid lamp, 2 brass Lucerne lamps, Oil lamps, Metal rev. ptd. glass base lamp w/landscape, Pr. brass whale oil lamps.

CLOCKS: Dbl. sided “Connelly Station” mod. clock, Waterbury Vic. walnut shelf clock, French brass clock works.

BOOKS: Lot w/31 vols. “Records Union & Confed. Navies In...Rebellion” & 4 vols. “Lincoln” by Sandberg, 50 vols. “Chronicles of Amer. Series” by Johnson, Lot w/”Naturalist in Nicaragua..” etc., Ref. books on glass & china etc., Lot w/”Over the Deadline...” by S.M. Dufur/”Hist. of Winthrop to 1855” etc., 21 “Life” mags. 40’s/50’s, Estate books, Hawthorne & G. Eliots Works, Cookbooks & more.

TOOLS: B&D radial armsaw w/metal base, New firewood dolly w/weather cover, New Stanley 4 gal. stainless steel wet/dry vacuum, New 36” bolt cutters & Cal-Hawk 4 pc. ratch. tie downs, Sanders etc.

GUNS & WEAPONS ETC.: Sako Av .220 win cal. b.a. rifle w/scope, Belgium Browning “Light Twelve” 12 ga. shotgun & A500 20 ga. shotgun, S&W mod. 19-4 .357 mag. 6 shot revolver, Churchill by Kassnar Windsor 1 410 ga. d.b. shotgun, 20 ga. d.b. shotgun, Winchester mod. 94 30.30 cal. carbine, Remington mod. .700 30.06 cal. bolt act. rifle, Winchesters mod. 70 “Blk. Shadow” 270 cal. rifle & mod. 94XTR 30.30 cal. carbine, Marlin mod. 336 35 cal. l.a. carbine, Rem. nylon 66 “Mohawk” 22 cal. rifle, Mosin-Nagant b.a. rifle, Colt “Police Pos. Spec.” 38 spec. cal. revolver, Thompson “”Contender” 45 Colt/410 barrel, Savage Fox mod. BSE 12 ga. shotgun, Rem. mod. 1100 “Magnum” 12 ga. shotgun, Ruger mod. M77 .308 b.a. rifle, Win. mod. 1300 12 ga. shotgun, S&W 67-1 38 special revolver, Jon. Browning Mtn. rifle 50 cal. blk. powder, Winchest. mod. 1902 22 cal. b.a. rifle, Ithaca mod. 37 “Featherlight” 20 ga. shotgun, Ruger “Old Army” Percuss. 45 cal. revolv., Rossi s.a. 38 spec. cal. revolv., Navy Arms mod. 1860 army conver. 36 cal. blk. powd. revolver, Rem. mod. 550-1 22 cal. semi auto. rifle, Savage Arms mod.72 22 cal. rifle, S&W 38 cal. revolv., Thompson Arms “Hawken” caplock 50 cal. rifle, Glock 42 380 cal. pistol, Two ant. 22 cal. “Blue Jacket” revolvers, Mossberg mod. 185-D b.a. 20 ga. shotgun, H. & Richardson “Bay St.” 410 ga. shotgun & “Topper Jr.” mod. 490 410 ga. shotgun, Stevens mod. 84C 22 cal. b.a. rifle, Iver Johnson mod. 1900 revolv. & 32 cal. revolv., Hy-Score mod. 807 air rifle, Iver Johnson 38 cal. revolvers, Hi-Point mod. C9 9mm pistol, Mossberg mod.C 22 cal. b.a. rifle, Taurus Receiver match. pr. combo. guns w/Rossi 22 cal., Stevens mod. 58AB b.a. 410 ga. shotgun, Springfield “Challenge” 22 cal. b.a. rifle, Ithaca mod. 37 20 ga. shotgun, Raven mod. MP-25 pistol, 12 ga. muzz. load. shotgun, Plainsman mod. 175 air pistol, Stevens 32 cal. revolver, Rem. 38 cal. revolv., Crossman pellet pistol, 50 cal. blk. powder Hawken rifle, H&R “Am. Dbl. Act.” 32 cal. revolv., S&W mod.1 22 cal. revolv., Armi Sam Marco 44 cal. revolv. Blunder Bust repro. pistol etc. Other weapons: Remington RH29 fight. knife, 19th c. Samuri sword, Lot w/WWI Germ. iron cross/Blk. powder items etc., Ant. French style bayonet, Fraternal swords, Lot w/gun locks etc., Horn powder horns, Box lot ammo. inc. 32 cal./22/30.06 etc.

MARINE: Lg. collec. ant. & vint. etc. fish. lures inc. 98 lures by Creek Chub Co./Heddon etc., Waterbury brass ship’s clock w/wheel design, Ant.split bamboo fly rod, Swordfish bill sword, 22” pond mod. sailboat, “Sage” 8’6 fly rod mod. DS 586, Orvis fly rods 8’6, Carv. coconut shells, Fishing tapes.

CHILDREN’S: Child’s oak curv. glass/mirrored china cab., Dolls “Prize” cookstove/windup duck & monkey etc., Curly maple fold. ironing board, Assort. dolls etc., Lunch bxs. etc., Ideal baby doll.

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. A buyer’s premium of 12 ½% with 2 ½% for cash or good check, will be applied to all purchases, payable by the buyer, as part of the purchase price. 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 Assis. Auctioneer: Andre Drolet-Lic. #AR1245

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 Auction Zip I.D. #2448

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