FALL ESTATES AUCTION
Sunday, Oct. 30, at 10:00 a.m.
At Foster’s Auction Gallery, 811 U.S. Rt. 1, Newcastle, Me.
Preview & to leave bids is Fri. & Sat. , Oct. 28 & 29, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and morning of sale 8:00 a.m. to 9:45. Auctioneer’s note: This Fall Estate auction consists of over 600 lots inc.: Estates from Falmouth, Bath & Wiscasset, Me., together w/selected additions. This will be a nice general estate auction which incs. a few most exceptional items. We hope you will plan to join us for this fast paced auction. Sale to inc.:
SILVER: Inc.: Selection of sterling inc. Tiffany & Co. etc., Coin silver inc. rare lg. Jones/Ball & Poor water pitcher, Assort. hallmarked silver pcs., Nice selection of silverplate etc.
JEWELRY: Important 1 ½ carat diamond 14k pin (F-G color), Tiffany & Co. emerald & 18k brooch, 14k lady’s necklace (32 dwts), 14k diamond engagement ring, 3 diamond & gold pins, Sapphire & dia. pendant, Sapphire & diamond platinum wrist watch, 14k
blue topaz earrings, 2 gold & ruby rings, 18k sapphire & dia. ring, Gold opal heart ring, Gold coral flower ring, Gold & garnet bracelet, Cameo pin, Pocket watch, Assorted sterling jewelry w/gemstones, Other assorted jewelry, Huge estate lot of costume jewelry etc.
RUGS: Inc.: Hand knotted Orientals, Vint. wool Kelims, Braided rugs, Wool area rug etc.
PAINTINGS: 15 Vernon Broes, Alexander Bower, 5 Francis J. Quirk, Folk art ship ptg., A.C. Hines, Ant. portrait of lady, Assorted frames & many more pcs....
PRINTS: Inc.: Rare Albrecht Durer (1471-1528) “The Adoration of the Magi” from The Life of “The Virgin” woodcut (circa. 1511) with Latin text verso, Etching inc.: artists: James Swann, L. Lucioni, Henry Glicenstein, Ralph Pearson, Fred Russell, Consuelo Hanks, Maurice Day, Natalie Wriggins, Gene Klebe, Currier & Ives etc., Japanese woodblock print, Assort. maps etc.
COINS: Morgan & Peace dollars, Seated Liberty dimes & ½ dime, Walking Liberty ½ $, Proof & mint sets, Box of tokens etc., Foreign coins & paper money, U.S. paper money, Lincoln cent albums, Boxes of assorted loose coins etc.
ESTATE STAMPS: 3 cartons full.
CANES & WALKING STICKS; Inc.:Sterling, Horn carved, Brass, Sword cane, World globe, Figural etc.
FURNITURE: Pine blanket chest, Sheraton 2 dwr. drop-leaf stand, Sheraton l dwr. washstand, Tilt top candle stand, 18 dwr. spice chest, Barrister bookcase, Turtle top parlor stand, Oak file cabinet, Mahg. Martha Washington sewing stand, Ant. & custom Hepplewhite chrs., Windsor armchr., Victorian lady’s parlor chr., Mahg. glass door china cabinet, Mirrors, Cherry armoire, Queen bed, Mahg. dining set, Butler’s tbl., Assort. stands, Cedar chest, Lg. cherry bureau w/3 fold mirror, Slant lid desk, Mod. sofa etc.
OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST: Full size pine coffin, Clear bowling ball w/skull inside, Stone axe, Ant. wooden mask, Shock Quack machine, Signed baseballs, Rare Queen Eliz. 16 mm films, Political buttons, Lg. scarecrow, Musical tongue drum, “Buoy Beer Co.” metal adv. tbl., Kenmore clothes dryer etc.
GARDEN ETC.: Windmills, Weather vanes, Armillaries, Hanging planters, Birdbaths, Wrought iron patio tbl. & chr. set, Folding planters, Bird feeder, Wrought iron sculptured garden horse statue, Gold Buddha etc.
ACCESSORIES: Glass butter churn, Shaker box, Firkin, Watering can, Hardware, Wood knife trays, Brass, Copper, Tin, Pewter, Assort. signs, Baskets, Birdcage, Cast iron, Artist paint set, Dutch wooden shoes, 2 leaded glass windows, Iron shackles, Record albums box lots, Wood & iron sculpture etc.
MINERALS ETC.: Fossils, Geodes, Agate nodules, Amethyst & rose quartz, Tourmaline, Smoky quartz, Citrine, Labradorite carving, Fish tail selenite, Flats of minerals etc., Moth/Spider & scorpion displays etc.
NAUTICAL: Telescope, Ship’s lights, Glass fishing floats, Whale & mermaid carved wood plaques, Boat model, Signs, Brass propeller, Capt’s. cane, Wooden mooring buoy, Carved mirror w/fish, Wooden lighthouse, Ship flags, Lg. tin whales & other tin fish, Assorted nautical prints & paintings etc.
BOOKS: Leather 5 vol. “Life of Washington”, Comic books, Author sgn., Carton of antique reference books, Illuminated 17th c. manuscript on vellum etc.
GLASS & CHINA: Glass inc.: Blown art glass, Assort. colored & clear glass, Lg. 2 pc. punch bowl, Cut glass bowl, Etched ship tumblers, Sgn. paperweights etc. China inc.: 3 Franz frog figurines, Studio pottery, Fine floral china, Staffordshire, Pink lustre, Assort. porcelain, Blue spongeware covered dish, Set of 4 porcelain pitchers, Chamber set, Lg. Oriental porcelain bowl on stand, Flow blue, German porcelain lithophane bottom Regimental stein etc.
SPORTING ETC.: Trappers basket backpack, Assorted fishing poles, Reels & equipment, Hunting knives, Throwing axes, Binoculars, 22 ammo. etc.
PIANO: Nice Technics digital electric piano w/stool.
TOOLS: Old tool chest with tools and other tools inc. antique.
CLOCKS: Antique mantel, China dog figurine, Steeple, Glass bottle clock.
TEXTILES: Linens, Beaded purses, Wool blankets, Bedspreads, Collec. of estate fans, Hat collec. w/wall display rack, Pillows, Men’s jackets, Embroidered poncho, Wicker dress form etc.
LIGHTING: Assorted tbl. lamps, Floor lamps, Hanging hall lamp, Assort. candlesticks etc.
CHILDREN’S: Assorted toys & games, Wicker child’s chr., Doll’s trunk etc.
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 15% will be applied to all purchases, payable by the buyer, as part of the purchase price. Central air conditioned Gallery. 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 at 207-563-8110.
ROBERT L. FOSTER
& APPRAISER-LIC. NO. AUC 157
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
Licensed, Bonded & Insured. Established in Newcastle since 1953 Member of Me.Auctioneer’s Association & Maine Antique Dealer’s Association
GOLD & SILVER WANTED. Turn your unwanted gold & silver into cash. 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. Please call for appointment.