OUR ANNUAL NEW YEAR’S DAY

ESTATES AUCTION

Tues., January 1, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.

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


Preview Mon., Dec. 31, 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, Jan. 2, at 12:00 p.m.(noon). Call 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., together w/selected additions. Over $100,000.00 alone in estate jewelry, watches & coins inc. gold & dias. etc. We hope you will join us for this special sale. Robert.

EARLY FURN.: Sheraton tiger maple/mahg. 4 dwr. bow-front cookie corner bureau, Fine ant. Duncan Phyfe dbl. lyre base Philadelphia d/l tbl. w/paw feet, Mahg. Q. Anne 18th c. highboy w/batwing pulls, Pierced tin dbl. door pie safe in orig. blue, Pilgrim’s blanket box w/dwr. & till, 1 dwr. dbl. door pine pie safe w/pierced tin sides, 18th c. mahg. Q. Anne tilt top tea tbl., Sheraton block & turned leg stand w/tiger maple dwr., Tiger maple Hepp. tilt top stand, Country step-back dbl. glass door cupboard in red, Sheraton grain ptd. l dwr. wash stand w/towel bars, Country pine copper lined dry sink, 4 dwr. walnut spice box, Birdseye maple candle stand w/scroll feet, Ladder back armchr., Mahg. New York 2 dwr. d/l ped. stand w/paw feet, Fed. mirror w/rev. ptd. house, Fed. Am. eagle/shield rev. ptd. mirror w/13 drop ball top, Hepp. mahg. 3 dwr. writing desk, Fed. rev. ptd. mirror w/13 balls/ eagle & shield, Grain dec. dressing stand.

VICTORIAN FURN.: Fine curv. glass curio cab. w/mirrored backsplash, Fine rosewood & m.o.p. floral inlaid sewing stand, Walnut mirrored wall shelf, Vic. oak curv. glass china cab., 2 scroll foot Vic. pedestals, Fancy turned mahg. standing coat rack, 2 tier walnut stand, Oak/wicker stick/ball stand, Sm. French 3 dwr. bureau, Walnut 5 dwr. cab. w/pull out writing desk, French style marble top stand, 2 dwr. bamboo burn dec. stand, Ant. iron garden settee w/grape motif.

CUSTOM & VINTAGE FURN. ETC.: Fine pr. of mahg. 4 dwr. Chipp. bracket base oxbow bureaus w/banded inlay, Mahg. Hepp. side server w/fan carv. MID CENT.: Teak Danish wish bone/boomerang rocker by Hoger Georg Jensen.

ACCESSORIES: Early oval silkwork pic. of boy & girl watching ship sail away, Civil War era wooden canteen w/finger laps, Unusual Vic. oak mag./music stand w/fold out dwr., Mahg. 18 dwr. spice chest, Grad. stack of 4 ant. rd. cov. pantry bxs., Austrian 7” bronze & bone fig. of lady w/umbrella by P. Tereszczuk, Ant. toleware teapot w/orig. floral ptg. & rolled hand. dish, Ancient pot w/handles & faint hieroglyphic scenes w/birds etc., 12 ant./vint baskets inc. 3 Indian quillwork/Papago/Chitimcha etc., 2 mahg. brass bound writing bxs. w/inlaid brass shields, Nice Grenfell rug w/Eskimos/sailboat//bldg. etc. w/book sgn. by Wilfred Grenfell “Northern Neighbors” 1922, Ant. “Diamond Dyes” cab. w/women & children, Oval wooden chopping bowl, 4 ¼” long ant. bronze bulldog, Mini. hd. made salesman’s pack basket, 7 sm. ant. bxs. inc. mixed metal Jap. w/Samurai & bird emboss. match safe etc., Carv./polychromed folk art parrot, Chocolate molds inc.: basket/battleship/shoe etc., Iron Hessian soldier andirons, Ant. brass Civil War era Drs. mech. bleeder, Ant. burl wood document box w/striped banding, 19 pcs. ant. brass inc. iron w/lg. winged bird/trivets/horse brasses etc., 6 dwr. spice chest w/porc. pulls & #’s, 2 nice brass scales inc. 1 w/burl walnut base, Ant. tbl. frames & mirrors inc.: fancy s.p. w/birds & gilt brass mirror w/cherubs & ebonized w/m.o.p. dec. etc., 4 ant. iron ptd. cottage doorstops, Brass Fox hound doorstop & fist/ball doorknocker, Wooden bowl & chip carv. ladle, 5 iron basket of flowers doorstops, 4 fig. metal rabbit head wall coat hooks, 1987 copy of early sampler w/blue ribbon, Lg. d/t copper kettle, Grenfell hooked mat w/Eskimo & sled dogs, 18th c. pierced/carv. reliquary box w/Nicolaus, Colorful Me. quilt, Fold. Vic. tbl. mirror w/lover’s in boat, Lg. Pointer dog & cat iron ptd. doorstops, Copper pitcher & dbl. hand. kettle, Chip carv. Tramp art sewing box, Lot w/mini. Ind. snowshoes & Icon on porc. etc., Lg. ant. bellows, Lg. iron lion doorstops.

GLASS & CHINA: Sgn. L.C.T. Tiffany Favrille ruffled top salt, Cased Peachblow vase w/gold floral dec., 10 pcs. crystal inc. sgn. Lalique turtle/Steuben 3 ring decanters/Baccarat clock etc., Collec. 22 ant. Sevres porc. bxs. inc.: l w/erotic scene/book & shoe forms etc., 53 pcs. Royal Crown Derby china “Imari” w/platter & cov. dish etc., Fine hd. ptd. fish platter & 4 plates w/fish in nets, 4 B&G Denmark figs. of children, 73 pc. set Royal Worcester china “Florizel”, Ant. 7 pc. porcelain coffee set w/hd. ptd. Napoleon scenes sgn. Morin, 8 ant. pcs. Jasperware inc. 5 pcs. by Wedgwood pitcher/vase etc., & 3 pc. br./wh. teaset by Dudson, Solomon Bell sgn. l gal. crock w/blue dec., 8 pcs. Royal Crown Derby “Imari” inc. bear/rabbit/pelican etc., 3 pcs. ant. porc. inc. hd. ptd. compote“Turk Fall Lake of Killarney” & Sevres perfume w/Madam De Pompadour, Tantalus w/3 cut decanters & 3 ster. liq. tags, Set 14 Lalique dishes w/thistles, 10 Samsode Paris armorial china plates, Collec. of 15 ant. porc. bxs. inc. sgn. St. Cloud etc., 10 sgn. Baccarat crystal paperweights w/embedded busts of famous people, S.p. caster w/3 cut glass decanters, Blown glass elephant, 11 cobalt & gold Minton bouillon cups & saucers, Worcester floral vase w/Satyr’s face handles, 9 ant. glass inkwells in crystal etc.inc.: Gorham ster. top/threaded glass w/ster. rim etc., 7 Royal Doulton Tobies & figs. inc. “Winston Churchill” & “Anthony” etc., 56 pcs. Minton china “Lady Rodney”, Early blown flip glass, Lot w/enam. dec. cranberry glass jar/malachite glass perfume etc., Blown swirl perfume, 6 pitchers inc. pearlware w/hound handle/Eng. swordsman on horseback etc., Pr. 12” Staff. Spaniels, Cameo glass vase sgn. Galte, Blown Art glass witches ball, 17 pcs. copper lustre inc. pitcher w/floral design etc., Hd. blown swirled glass hour glass, Ant. lustre china inc. Toby Philpot shaker/Copper lustre Toby pitchers etc., Etch. glass pitcher w/couples, 8 Germ. Carlsbad fine china plates w/Water Sprites, Glass pumpkin, Ant. chestnut bottle, Brass & cut glass perfume, 5 ant. shakers inc. Oriental etc., Pr. ant. hd. ptd. porc. tiles w/swans, 15 pcs. ant. French floral dec. china inc. 2 reticulated baskets/tureen/platter etc., 6 early pcs. inc. Prattware pitcher w/Steeple chase & Pearl ware bank w/ptd. rose etc., 13 ½” cathedral gr. pickle bottle.

POTTERY: 4 pcs.Wilhelm Kage “Argenta” pottery inc. urn & bowls w/silver nudes & bowl w/fish, Italian wall lavabo, Moorcroft pottery compote & pansy vase, 19 pcs. Fiesta inc. creamer/bowls etc., Grotesque sgn. folk art pott. face jug, Rockingham tulip mold bowl & pitcher w/dogs & deer etc., Dk. blue historical Staff. tureen, Majolica inc.: tray w/corn/plate with man & keg/Etruscan butter pats etc., 6 pcs. bl./wh. salt glazed stoneware bowls etc., Stoneware sponge & bl./wh. salt glaze pitchers, 4 spongeware bowls, Staffordshire inc. Mulberry etc., “Canova” Staff. wash bowl & pitcher & gravy tureen, Staff. fig. of Mother Goose, Stoneware bottles by Allen & Comstock Gove & jug by Tucker & Downes Portsmouth N.H., Danish pott. vase w/relief deer, 15 ½” flow blue platter “Coburg”, 12” banded spongeware mix. bowl.

PAINTINGS: Collec. of approx. 18 o/b ptgs. by Vernon George Broe (1930-2011) inc.: (3 Friendship sloops under sail 26 ½”x20”, Catboat heeling 19 ½”x15 ½”, Catboat under sail 19 ½”x15 ½”, Sailboats anchored in hrb. 19 ½”x15 ½”, Beached dory 19”x12”, Gaff rigged sloops 17 ½”x13 ½”, Children at beach 13 ½”x10 ½”, Girls on hill looking out to shore 15 ½”x11 ½” etc.), Anthony Thieme o/b “Gloucester Hrb.”, 10”x8”, Daniel C. Grose o/b river landscape 11 ½”x 7 ½”, Alfred Thompson Bricher w/c of coastal rocks & sailboats 13 ¼”x19”, Ant. o/c portrait of gent w/book in ornate gold frame 28 ½”x35 ½”, Arthur Davis o/b of Gloucester ships at dock 5 ½”x 3 ¼”, Ant. folk art portrait of girl in blue dress w/flower 24”x28”, J. Wm. Hallquist o/b of rowboat & tug 18 ½”x14 ½”, O/c pauper father & son, D. Beers o/b prim. of 2 cats, Josef M. Arentz o/c “Winter In New Hampshire” 29 ¼”x 23 ¼”, Pr. ant. oil ptgs. of early Monks, O/c portrait sgn. copied 1928 Jessica Lewis, Persian ptg. of men on horseback w/Arabic writing, Carol Stearns o/b beached dories, Sgn. w/c w/fish market/fisherman/dog & cat/fish etc. 22”x10”, Ant. carv./ptd. Santos w/Virgin Mary w/angel, 15 ant. Italian w/c’s circa. 1840 of costumes & bandits sgn. Ferrari, 3 ant. mini. ptgs. inc. nudes by stream & portrait by Robert Theen etc., O/b ship’s “China Passage” by Marshall Joyce Mass. 20 ¼”x 14 ¼”, Peter Hanks w/c “Through the Branches Ruffled Grouse”, O/c of lake side home, Gouache of cat boats in heavy seas, O/c nude by June L. Waterman, O/b Russian Icon w/Saints/angels/Jesus etc., Wm. Henry Chandler 3 sec. pastel of fruit/fowl/fish, Ant. o/c of stag 26 ½”x 20 ½”, O/b Impressionistic landscape, Pencil sketch “Fuzzy Wuzzy” sgn. by Marguerite Kirmse, O/w panel prim. portrait of lady, Ant. o/c of woman wearing jewelry, Roy Melvin White mini. o/b “Gloucester Fishing Schooner” 6 ¾”x4 ¾”, 4 mini. ptgs. on porc. etc. inc. “Lady Linda Villets” by R. Cosway etc., Antonio Cirino o/b of jug & fruit 19 ½”x17 ½”, O/c of Am. battle ship sgn. P. Pimik 23 ½”x15 ½”, W/c of lobster boat sgn. W. Ahern, O/c mother & child playing checkers sgn. L.R. Durant 29”x23”, Pers. ptg. on bone of lady w/lute & man, O/b of marsh, O/c seascape w/2 ships, Ant. o/c fish. boat on beach w/villagers.

PRINTS: Sgn. Samuel Chamberlain lmtd. ed. drypoint “Barnegat Cottage” w/boat & traps on lawn, Pr. hd. colored 3 masted ship prints inc. “The Windsor Castle” etc., Philip Kappel prints & letters, Reynolds Beal “Marblehead Fish House”, Normand Ackroyd sgn. lmtd. ed. mod. art print, 4 hd. colored ant. birds inc. “Pk. footed Goose” etc., Vint. prints of women, Hd. colored map “Ancient Thrace” by Peter Van Den Keere 1570-1612, Russian o/c of rabbit in winter, 6 early maps of Ireland/British Isles etc., Sgn. Louis Orr etch. “Notre Dame..”, 3 satirical prints of Gents fishing.

STERLING SILVER ETC.: Lg. impressive ant. ster. silv. swing handle reticulated grape design basket, Internat’l. 53 pc. flatware set “Joan of Arc”, 48 pc. Towle ster. flatware set “Old Lace”, Rare George Adam Scheid .900 silv. & gold wash enam. guilloche box w/Art Nouv. lady, Ant. Tiffany reticulated compote w/ engrav. lion, Tiffany ster. & 14k gold band pen & pencil, 90 pc. flatware set “Virginia”, Pr. “Prelude” Internat’l. triple branch candelabras, Set 6 Georg Jensen enam. demi tasse spoons in fitted box, Ant. French leather travel case w/8 pc. ster. & cobalt guilloche enam. dec. vanity set, 83 pcs. flatware inc. set 15 ant. forks etc., Ant. Russian floral engrav. .875 silver salver, 29 pcs. inc. compotes/baby cup/Santa spoon/basket etc., 10 pc. lot w/compotes/shakers/candlesticks etc., Lot w/butter pourer/Pooh & Tiger spoons & fork/fancy guilloche brush etc., 4 pc. enam. ster. vanity set w/jar/brush etc., 9 pc. lot w/brushes/mirrors/teas trainer etc., 16” fluted top vase, Eng. 5 pc. s/pepper set, 10 pcs. inc. frame & grape scissors etc., Lot w/porringer/bowl etc., 5 pcs. inc. compote/cig. case etc., 8 Cartier s/peppers, Lot of dresser pcs. w/ster. tops inc. jars/brush/mirror/pill box etc., Card case & cig. & match bxs., 2 sets of 6 spoons w/British hallmark examples. COIN SILVER: 10 pcs. coin silv. inc. mustard pot/6 spoons by Wilson/hair comb etc., Ant. ladle by Wm. B. Durgin w/bright cut dec., 5 18th cent. coffin hand. tsps. by Jacob Sargent. S.P.: Fancy Reed & Barton engrav. tea set w/burner base pot etc., Lot w/Sheffield caddy/salver/reticulated engrav. tray etc., Fig. Mtn. goat stopper.

JEWELRY: Gold: Lady’s 18k 2 dia. ring w/1.06 ct. & l.09 ct. stones, Dia. ring w/old mine cut center dia. 1.36 cts. & 6 sides .25 cts. t.w., 18k 25 ct.emerald cut honey topaz solitaire ring, Ruby/ameth. & multi dia. mod. design 14k ring, Orient. jadeite carv./pierced 14k ring w/flower motif, Ant. 14k dia. ring w/.82 ct. center dia. & 8 sides, 14k ring w/48 diamonds, 3 dia. ring w/0.68 cts. t.w. in 14k, 14k multi dia.& garnet cluster ring, 14k ring w/pear cut deep ameth. & 7 dias., Solitaire 0.34 ct. dia. ring in 14k, Man’s 18k 0.37 ct. solitaire dia. ring, 18k tri colored gold brac., ¼ ct. dia. solitaire man’s 14k ring & band, 14k seashell neck., Pr. Judith Ripka ster. & 18k gold earrings w/4 dias. ea., Fine 18k aqua ring, Vic. ¾” wide 10k engrav. bangle, Fine platinum ring w/16 dias. & synth. sapps., 5 ct. bl. topaz pend. in 14k w/chain, Band w/7 dias. & engage. ring w/.20 ct. cent. stone & 6 accent dias., ¼ ct. dia. ring w/2 opals in 14k, Tri colored gold 14k V design neck., 14k ring w/2 pearls & leaf design, Hair combs & hatpins inc. 10k w/Art Nouv. lady etc., Judith Ripka 2 tone 14k/ster. earrs. w/blue chalcedony, Carv. mottled apple green jadeite pend. on 14k filigree neck., 18k snake ring & pr. of floral pins w/pearls, Lot w/Vic. bangle & Tiffany charm etc., Ster. & 14k David Yurman thoroughbred cable cigar band earrs., 8 14k chains w/5 pends. inc. goat w/mermaid tail etc., 10k Vic. mourning brooch w/blk. enam. & pearl, 14k brac., 14k charm brac. w/clover w/dia. & pearls etc., Man’s 10k blk. onyx & dia. ring, 9k & 14k charm brac. w/poodle/elephant etc., 14k “Agrotors” neck., 14k bands & monogram ring etc. Sterling jewelry: 18th cent. silver hd. made dia. brooch w/cross drop set w/35 Mogul dias. 2.00 cts. t.w., 3 pcs. silv./turq. Indian inc. belt w/8 conchas/Zuni pettipoint neck. & cuff brac., 11 pcs. artsy hd. crafted ster. & stone pcs. sgn. Dorothea, Leopard pin w/garnets & marcasites, David Yurman “Cable” earrings, Tourmaline ring w/6 pk./bl. & green stones, Bangle w/fig. mermaid, Brac. w/10 malachites, Tourmaline Rubellite slice ring, Cross w/bl. topaz & amethysts, 1” wide floral cuff brac., Flower pin w/garnets & marcasites, Judith Jack bumble bee pin w/90+ marcasites & a garnet neck. w/50 marcasites, Brooch w/100+marcasites, Cross w/ameths./peridot/garnets, Cameo ring etc. OTHER JEWELRY: 20” tourmaline faceted bead neck. in multi colors, Chinese cloisonné bead neck., 4 ant. Vic. hair work mourning pics., Garnet bead raspberry neck., 36” jade beads approx. 10m.m., Orient. carv. jade disk pend. w/dragon, Scrimmed bone fig. cat Inro neck., Bone Mah Jong pc. brac., 44” strand of many bone skull beads, Lg. tribal brac. w/lg. lapis etc.

WATCHES: Gent’s Rolex wrist watch “AirKing Precision” mod. #14010-31 jewel-1991, 18k blk. enam. 1880’s French Arnold Nicoud fancy floral engrav. h.c. key wind pock. watch w/amethyst jeweled key in display box, Nice 14k ant. Elgin lake & bird/floral engrav. h.c. pock. watch, Vint. Vulcan “Cricket” man’s g.p. “Alarm” wrist w/1/4 ed. dial, Man’s 18k Movado wrist circa. 1955 17j w/enam. dial, 18k floral engrav. key wind h.c. Swiss pock., 14k 1960’s Jules Jorgenson man’s wrist watch, Ant. Gallet Swiss 15 j. yachting timer/regatta stop watch, Rare George W. Allen ant. Waldoboro Me. coin silv. o.f. key wind pock., Rare gun metal gold capped “Button Hole” watch, Tissot Visodate auto. “Seastar” man’s wrist watch, Lg. man’s skeleton style wrist watch by Stuhrling, Lady’s Ramond Weil “Tango” wrist in orig. box, Elgin o.f. 17 jew. pock. w/fancy chain.

COINS: Gold: $1 gold: 1851 Lib. Head v.f., 1856 Ind. Head x.f., 1854 Lib. Head. $2 ½ gold: 1907 Lib. Head au/unc., 1913 Ind. Head unc., 1879 Lib. Head unc., 1900 Lib. Head unc., 1910 Ind. Head a.u. $5 gold: Two 1986-W Pr69dcam St. of Liberty, 1898 Lib. Head v.f., 1881 Lib. Head x.f., 1910 Ind. Head unc. $3 gold: 1856-Ind. Head x.f. $10 gold: 1883 Lib. Head unc., 1911 Ind. Head ch a.u. $20 gold: 1888 Lib. Head a.u., 1904 Lib. Head ch a.u., 1879 Lib. Head a.u. SILVER DOLLARS: 3 ms-64 N.G.C. (1879-S, 1880-S, 1881-S), 3 ms-64 N.G.C. Morgans 1882-S & 1904-O (x2), 40 unc. Am. Eagles .999 l oz. silv., 4 ms-63 Morgans 1881-S etc., 3 unc. blk. box 1882-CC/’83-CC & ’84-CC. ½ dollars: 1946 ms-60 Booker T. Washington. Dimes: Two 1875-CC & 1877-CC (2 have mint over bow), 2 Seat. Lib. 1870 & ’73 “Closed 3”. Cents: 1546 Indian Head cents. Paper currency: 13 1957 c.u. silver certs. w/consec. numbers. Foreign: 1780 1 Thaler-Maria Theresia .833 silv., 1988 Canadian ¼ oz. proof gold $100 Bowhead.

ORIENTAL RUGS: Persians: (8’x10’ w/over 100 animals & birds etc., Fine quality 8’2x10’2 sgn. w/urn of flowers & silk highlights, Fine sgn. w/silk highlights & urn of flowers 9’2x12’, Pers. Mashad 7’2x10’4, Pers. Herez rugs: (6’1x9’2, 3’4x9’2, 6’x8’10), Pers. Hamadans:(4’x6’6, 5’x9’9), Pers. Mirs 3’4x10’3 & 3’4x10’7, Pers. Kazak 3’11x6’3, 3’3x9’9, Pers. Serapi design 3’10x6’1, Pers. Sarouk 3’3x9’3, 3’11x5’4, Pers. Turkoman 3’2x5’, Pers. Bokhara 2’7x6’, 2’7x4’10, Prayer 2’11x4’10, Tribal 3’7x6’2. OTHER RUGS: Floral hooked stair runner 8”x14’4”.

MODERN FURN. ETC.: Thomas Moser cherry “Shaker” candle stand, Set of 4 bench made Windsor brace-back armchrs. by Peter Q. Libbey, Bench made pine step-back cupboard, Mahg. hd. made d/t 5 dwr. pyramid chest 3’h., Country grain ptd. sideboard by David Smith, Ant. wooden country pull cart, 2 mahg. carv. floral dec. wall shelves w/galleries, Bench made mahg. convert. chr./stool, 3 tier Bakers rack.

OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST: Rare circa. 1880 ptd. canvas campaign banner “Garfield & Arthur” 118” l. x 13” w., 4 rare lg. corbels w/bulls eye leaded glass dec. w/blue glass centers 31” h., Ant. wood/iron goat dumping pull sled in red w/leaf dec., Ant. Gulf hd. crank visible gas pump 115” h. Hyde Park Labs., Lg. 63” h. stand. brass balance scale w/bull head top & weights, 30” hd. carv. of dinosaurs, 3 solid 19” granite mill wheels & 6 13”, 2 ptd. ant. columned front Masonic podiums, Ant. oak/glass counter top 94” 6 dwr. display case, Dow Jones circa. 1940 ticker tape machine, 2 wooden carv. Am. eagles w/spread wings inc. nat. fin. 15” h. & gold gilt 8” h., 3 sec. fold. o/c ptd. fire screen “N.York’s 1st Municipal Bldg." sgn. Von Pessler, 5 ptd. mahg. corbels, 54 ½” iron Doric fluted column, 3 dwr. ant. counter top spool cab., 8’2 h. Paul Bryon Oberst column sculpture graphite dec. “Night Walk”, Hd. carv. agate stone skull 3 ¼” h., Pr. iron grates w/dolphins, Rev. ptg. on glass “Jake Wirth’s Spec. Dark Beer...” in oak frame, Mustard/blk. ptd. wood sign “Rooms”, Desk box w/inlaid hearts stenc. “L.A. Pratt”, Enam. adv. sign “Airship Quality” w/plane & sub., Revolv. 3 tier metal store counter display, Paint dec. garden armillary, Me. chain saw carv. eagle 39 ½” tall, Ant. postal front w/glass windows/door w/bars etc. by Yale & Towne.

MUSICAL: Guitars: Guild mod. A25-NT-HR acoustic, Yamaha 12 string acoustic auto w/40 1990’s era country music artists signatures inc. the band Lone Star/Wilkins/Troy Gentry etc., Guild JF 30-12E lmtd. ed. 12 string w/pick up, Barrington BGW-601 semi hollow body elec. in style of Gibson ES-335, 1990’s Ibanez Talman TV-650 elec. guitar, 1990’s Ibanez JEM7VWH elec., Epihone acoustic auto. w/21 country music artists signatures inc. Faith Hill/Leann Rhimes/The Kinleys etc., Rare 1994 Guild DV73-NT-HG acoustic w/stone inlays etc. only 50 to 100 made, Guild DV72-NT-MK acoustic w/nat. top & inlay etc., Gibson custom shop L-1 custom club flat top acoustic w/m.o.p. inlay etc., Washburn acoustic auto. w/19 1990’s country music artists inc. Oak Ridge Boys/The Bard Ricochet etc., Hohner Prof. TE custom Xll elec.12 string telecaster style, Fender concord acoustic, Fender DG-22-CE-nat acoustic Dreadnought cutaway elec. guitar, Applause AA13 mini bowl ¾ size acoustic, Ovation 12 string mod. 1115-4 guitar, Harmony built 1930’s lap guitar w/Catalin knobs. Other musical: Ant. sgn. Ken-D Germ. mechanical singing bird in cage, Ant. Vic. Germ. “Polyphon” 6.5” dia. disc music box w/11 discs.

LAMPS & LIGHTING: Peter Tereszczuk sgn. Vienna bronze lamp w/fig. of Pierrot w/ivory face & bronze jeweled shade, Fine pr. of cut crystal dbl. branch sconces w/prisms, Pr. of ant. wr. iron & carv. wood gilt sconces w/sheaf of wheat/rake/fruit etc., 8 panel green & caramel slag hang. lamp, Fancy sgn. B&B mirrored sconces w/faces, Lg. ant. copper post lantern, Ant. 4 panel caramel slag glass boudoir lamp w/floral swag, 2 fancy Vic. Gone with the Wind lamps, Red ptd. dbl. candle lantern w/mirrored back, Ant. floral china tbl. lamp, Ant. brass c/sticks inc. beehive push-ups, Pr. ant. iron hog scraper push-up c/sticks w/brass rings.

CLOCKS: Nice custom mahg. Grandmother’s clock w/early style brass face sgn. Spondlow w/1/4 columns & inlaid crotch mahg. door, Jaeger-LeCoultre Atmos brass/glass clock, Pine tall clock w/hd. ptd. face sgn. on movement & dated 1806, Fine ant. French crystal regulator w/ptd. floral dial & cut glass columns & cloisonné dec., Elgin vint. auto. removable dash clock, Mini. Swiss brass “Hebdmas” carriage clock.

GEMS & FOSSILS: Lg. Labradorite sphere w/flashing colors, 11” amethyst crystal ring, 13 lb. amethyst crystal, Blue crystal geode, 8” tall smokey qrtz. crystal, Hd. carv. banded fluorite stone eagle, 7.2 lb. flashing selenite egg, Petrified wood sphere, 6 lb. amethyst geode w/calcite, Jade carv. Buddha, Lg. Herkimer dia. in matrix, Stone fossil sculpture of approx. 410 billion yr. old mollusk.

TOOLS: Ant. wood plow plane/iron Fales combo. plow plane/Stanley 45 plow plane #148/tongue & groove & #48 etc.

WEAPONS: Guns: U.S. military m1 carbine 30 cal. semi auto., Ant. Hopkins & Allen “Forehand” 12 ga. d.b. shotgun, Ant. Ithaca mod. “New Ithaca Gun” 10 ga. d.b. shotgun, Confederate Civil War British Enfield .577 musket, Ant. style flintlock brass engrav. & wood carv. pistol. Swords: U.S. Naval offs. sword w/fancy dec. blade & eagle top, Ant. sword & scabbard mkd. FBU, Knights of Colum. & I.O.O.F. ornate ant. Me. lodge swords. Knives: Sgn. British steel 4 blade pock. knife w/flag & crest. Other: Civil War era wooden canteen w/finger laps, 3 ant. powder shot flasks inc. James Dixon copper w/dog & leather w/dog etc., Iron shackles w/keys, Medal for serv. Donald Campbell 42nd Reg. foot 1844.

NAUTICAL: Ant. carv./ptd. eagle ship’s figurehead w/coat of arms 56”x16”, 8 ½” ant. fossil ivory pc. w/scrimmed scene of busy French hrb. w/ships/fires etc. dated 1726, Vint. hd. carv. mahg. Naval plaq. w/13 star shield/anchor & eagle wings 60”x20”, Ant. seachest beckets in old blk., Hd. carv. wooden eagle & shield sign “Don’t Give Up The Ship”, Ship’s bow mahg. billet head, Nantucket style lightship basket purse w/shell top sgn. B, Mahg. brass bound Capt’s. writing desk w/brass inlaid star, Boston ship’s clock by Chelsea, Ant. stitchwork “Wooly” of flags & ship, 6’10 half hull model, Sm. shadow box w/4 masted ship, Giant 88” tall wooden anchor patt. mold from Hyde Windlass, Iron Sculler Corp. line throw. cannon (Lyle), Ant. Sailor’s work rolling pin w/walrus ivory handles, Bone carv. walking stick w/nautical motif, Ant. Me. red/yellow pot buoy, Lg. 12” blown glass fish. float in net, Pr. port & starboard ship’s lanterns, 29” ship ½ hull, Vint. carv. dolphin sgn. R.G. 72” tall, Vint. carv./gilt “Atlantic Boat Works” dbl. sign w/ptd. eagle, Mahg. tray w/ptd. ship “Flying Cloud” by John N. Preble, Carv. & scrimmed faux whale’s tooth w/ship & mermaids, 2 ant. Me. cod fish lines w/brass tip weights, Carv. mahg. fig. crab stool, 2 sailor’s shell work baskets w/handles, Shells inc. lg. helmet.

CHILDREN’S: 2 bisq. head girl dolls inc. 12” #137 etc., Ant. Vic. child’s rocker, 7 ant./vint. dolls inc. 4 china head & 2 bisq., Ant. horse drawn “Elaborate Carpenter Pumper #53” fire wagon 18 ¼”, Folk art wr. iron fig. rocking rabbit, Penn. stencil dec. child’s rocker, Ant. cast iron “Harley Davidson” motorcycle in orig. paint, Steiff lion & beaver, 22” working pond mod. sailboat, Metal “Playskool Pullman”.

ORIENTALIA: Ptgs./Prints/Photos:, Rare Chin-San-Long 1892-1995 Gelatin silver print “Majestic Solitude” 1934 & 1981 Paris museum adv. poster showing him +16 ephemera pcs. on him inc. 2 photos of him w/camera/descrip. of the print/clippings etc., 5 Orient. woodblock prints inc. 2 sgn. Hiroshige bird prints, 3 sgn. prints inc. 2 birds & woodblock of man in rain, Ant. sgn. woodblock of Opium smoker & Geishas,

Furn.: Ant. lacq. sewing stand w/paw feet & gold figs. w/ornate sectioned interior, Pr. ant. lacq. oval stands w/ptd. birds, Pr. of Beijing elm armchrs., Rosewood stand w/inset marble top. Other items: Fine early 17” bronze Buddha head w/gold gilt, Lot w/cloisonné opium lamp/whist markers w/inlaid insects etc., Red enam. guilloche vase w/bird, Jade carv. grapes & leaves, Agate jeweled jade carv. scepter on base 14 ½” L., 3 snuff bottles inc. carv. wood w/figs. & ptd. porc. w/Geisha etc., Stone carv. of water buffalo on carv. base, 6 various cloisonné vases 5” to 10 ½”, Orient. jade carv. of wise man, 2 mini. carv. jade elephants, Hd. carv. Jap. wooden frog Inro w/bone eyes, Pr. vint. ivorine figs. of Chin. Emperor/Empress, Chinese bone carv. & scrimmed bronze bound set chopsticks & knife, 1933 book “Analects of Confucius” lmtd. ed.. Baskets inc.: Jap. bamboo backpack & fish. trap 3 ½’ h., Fish. basket scoop w/wood handle 22 ½” h., 1880’s Chinese willow gathering basket w/iron accents, Bamboo w/4 handles 23 ½” h., 4 Asian cov. baskets, Jap. market & gathering & more. Oriental china: Fine pr. yellow/turq. sgn. floral temple vases w/foo dogs, 13 pcs. ant. Orient. china inc. Rose Medallion charger/Satsuma/Imari/Canton etc., Chinese gr. celadon urn tbl. lamp, Ant. Canton platter w/drainer insert, Ant. 12” Imari bowl, Jap. Imari charger.

TAXIDERY ANIMALS ETC.: Full body Grizzly bear, Caribou head w/full rack, Full body Mtn. sheep, 2 sun bleached Buffalo skulls.

ANTIQUE BELLS: Collec. of 20 ant. bells inc. dated 1878/”Colonial” etc., Ant. cast iron 20” school/steeple bell, School & Town Crier bells, Bronze U.S. 9 ½” dia. bell, Leather strap of lg. grad. brass bells, Lg. brass hand. school bell, Brass ship’s bells & prop., Ant. mkd. “Greenberg S.F. Cal.” 18” dia., 12” ant. bronze bell.

INDIAN: Ant. N.W. Hupa cap & sgn. Acoma pot, Polychrome ptd. wooden tribal mask, 22 various carv. stone arrowheads.

DECOYS: 2 Me. inset head “Golden Eye” decoys, Avocet shore bird.

EPHEMERA, PHOTOS ETC.: Autographed hand written poems by Ralph W. Emerson 1878 & Oliver Wendell Holmes 1879, 1672 Charles II military broadside “By the King A Proclamation for Prevent. of Disorders Committed by Soldiers”, 180 1920’s 8”x10” photos of silent movie actors & movie sets, 1892 &’93 appoint. of Dwight Moore sgn. by Pres. Harrison & Her Majesty’s Command, Lot w/mini. album of tintypes etc., Photo lot w/album & 2 gutta purcha cases w/2 sisters & man & lady w/dog, 2 hd. colored maps Inc. “Haderslebia” in 1585 & map w/Hungary etc., WWI Poster “Red Cross Or Iron Cross?”, Ant. adv.poster “Le Thermogene Engendre La Chaleur Etc. Combat” of man breathing fire, Colored litho. “La Raphaelle Liqueur Bonal” by Rosetii adv.poster w/bi-plane etc., Litho. poster “Kar-Mi” “Selma” magic w/Muslims & skeletons.

BOOKS: 30 vols. “Dickens Works” 1870’s, 2 sm. Bibles l w/engrav. silv. cross.


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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.


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ROBERT L. FOSTER

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MAINE’S STATEWIDE AUCTIONEER