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Tuesday, May 20
Session I – Civil War era Collectibles, Ephemera, photos, etc.
3:30 PM  (Back of Hall)
Session II – Estates Antique Auction
5:30 PM
(Previews 2:00-sale times)

Session I will begin at 3:30 in the rear of the hall and will feature a one owner 100 plus collection Civil War era collectibles, ephemera, photos, prints, books and other items of historical interest collection.  Session II will begin at 5:30 and will be an Antique Estates Auction featuring the partial contents and items drawn from W. Roxbury, Dover, Framingham, and Cape Cod homes with selected additions.

Session I - Civil War:  The collector in Session I has had an interest in history and the Civil War since he was a young man and began collecting several years ago.   The auction offers a large number of interesting items for Civil War era and military collectors as well as ephemera, photos, books, prints and items of interest for general collectors and dealers.  Among the items to be offered include 2 Mansfield and Lamb cavalry swords (dated 1862 & 1865 (lot 271)), US export sword (Post CW) lot 275, infantry Kepi stamped brass insignia on top sweatband missing, GAR souvenir swords  lots 273 and 274, rifles including  Springfield contract musket Trenton, NJ, Civil War era smooth bore musket etc., old lg drum with eagle decoration Slingerland Chicago, IL, lantern slides and stereo view cards including crew on the deck of Ironclad monitor, GAR slouch hat, military and fraternal hats incl RI kepi style hat RI Knights of Pitheus, cannonballs, mourning pin and photo, old whiskey flasks and personal items.   Nice books and book lots (lot #250, Lot #252, Lot #254, Lot #255, etc.) to include Frank Leslie’s Illustrated History of the Civil War, etc..  There are many interesting prints including 4 prints Army of the Potomac Edwin Forbes, Currier and Ives, battle prints (lot 324, lot 323), Presidents, etc.  He had a particular interest in President Lincoln and other Presidents and there are several lots of presidential items, large Emancipation Proclamation print, several lots of interesting photos, CDVs, daguerreotypes and other photography.  A Civil War era family CDV photo album “Mary Vaughn’s Album”, a CDV leather album 1864 presentation presented to Driscilla P. Emerson Christmas 1864, framed ambrotype RI soldier, Puck political cartoons, and many other items.

Session II - FURNITURE:  
Beautiful mahogany weight driven Grandfather’s clock with moon dial, 42” antique Empire center table with carved paw feet, antique country Chippendale slant lid desk, oval inlaid mahogany dining room table with leaves, early tapered leg tavern table, wonderful original oak pie display case, unusual pair of carved gold gilt circular curio cabinets c1920, set of 8 Sheraton dining room chairs with urn detail, many nice antique chairs, nice cherry curio cabinet w/ carved figure, fancy oak 2 door bookcase, pine country cupboards, unusual walnut display case,  moderne style pink chaise, mahogany bowfront china cabinets, 2 round oak tables, good set of walnut chairs, inlaid mahogany display case, set of mahogany ribbonback chairs, Victorian parlor set, beautiful complete mahogany bedroom set with tall and low chests, mirrors, vanity etc., mahogany corner chair, country highchair, MT 3 pc bedroom set, pair Chippendale style chairs, Sheraton style sofa, set of six signed Hitchcock chairs, carved oak arm chair, beautiful French style screen, and much more.  

  nice quality 19th C bronze soldier on horseback stamped “Fabbrica M. Guggenheim Venezia”, large 8 tune music box (close-up of label), 2 beautiful glass Victorian epergnes, 3 beautiful sets of 8 Hibernia Waterford stemware and other Waterford,
Charles Kaziun Jr. vintage snake and flower “lampwork” glass paperweight with yellow ground –gold “K” signature on back, Italian dinner set Richard Ginori “Rapallo”, beautiful cut glass punch bowl  (close-up of cut collar), very nice large blue/white Meissen dinnerware set, nice 10+  piece collection of majolica including footed stock water lily compote, leaf dishes, rose pitcher etc., beautiful hand painted plaque of Ruth in the field, great lot of gas shades, Imari bowls, Sterling silver including antique rococo Engl sterling silver inkstand by Wm. Hutton & Sons, London 1901, Alvin flatware for 8, etc. set of Jensen enameled demitasse spoons, nice group of gold jewelry (pearl 14k ring, 14k ring with large stone, etc.), 3 nice Vermeil jeweled figures incl Joan of Arc, St George and the dragon made by Rausch, beautiful brilliant cut glass bowl Expanding Star, 2 handle copper arts and crafts bowl marked Stickley, Tiffany pen holder, 20 lots of vintage lead soldiers (sample 1, sample 2)  variety of military groups represented including Civil War, Revolutionary, etc.,  Victorian porcelain clocks, Moser cut bowl elephants, Dedham pottery,  mother of pearl boxed knives, porcelain vase, porcelain deer tankard, lg Delft charger, Bohemian glass, Canton ware, 12 pc blue and white canister set, Royal Worcester  “Balmoral” dinner service for 8, pair Chinese export bowls, Rose Medallion, Victorian micromosaic jewelry lot, Victorian blown amberina pitcher, Hummels, Victorian brass thermometer and gilt iron sconce with mirror,  old carved ivory figures, Roseville incl 16” vase, Magnolia vase 665-3 green, pine cone brown, etc. and other pottery, paw foot antique clock, Victorian marble clock, pair of cement putti garden sculptures, large hallmarked sugar shaker and other estate accessories, early carved statue of Infant of Prague, group of 6 toys wind up etc in orig boes, pair of lamps with round etched shades,  violin, 4 original slag glass Victorian panel lamps, figural toby jug, art glass ruffled vase, silver plate including figural napkin holders, pickle caster, tea set, etc, figural oriental monkey, collection of 26 old fans, fancy piano lamp, oak telephone, Bohemian glass, American brilliant period cut glass perfume bottle with sterling cap , china marked Wedgwood, Royal Doulton, etc., American eagle bookends, small statue of woman after Georg van der Staten, Meakin china (Birds of America), 2 pair of period andirons, Wedgwood tea pot, pair of Wing of Victory bookends, Japanese covered bowl, Art nouveau tray Bruce Ally 13x11, early silhouette in maple frame, flying pendulum clock, carved “Salvo Anno) clock, framed needlework, Ambassador clarinet, vaseline opalescent footed vase, Old Leeds Royal Doulton dinnerware, round gold mirror with eagle, and much more. 

Pair of 19th C portraits of man and woman in Foster Bros. frames., Mortimer Lamb Fredrick Boston Hill landscape, JB Stetson still life, E. Hesse o/c river landscape, large collection of Cecil Aldin prints to be sold in lots, w/c pug dog, Hellen Billups o/c river bridge, Framed Wallace Nutting prints, great lot of approx 25 unframed W. Nutting prints (sample 1, sample 2, sample 3),  Japanese woodblock print, 2 still life paintings, large lot of nice art prints some signed/dated C1909, primitive landscape, pastroral landscape of South Africa sgnd LE Wiesner 1948, , Louisberg Square Boston painting, etc.

  M. Coyle Auctioneer lic 2369, 12% Buyer’s Premium added as part of the purchase price.  Cash/Check/MC&Visa – Day of Sale phone # 508-733-6868.  Before sale day you can call 508-883-1659 or 508-733-6868. Catered.  Please come prepared to remove items the night of the auction. Also, if you have not been to one of our auctions at the VFW please bring your driver’s license and tax ID# if applicable to be put into our new data base.

DIRECTIONS:  SALE TO BE HELD AT VFW POST 1526, 123 Holliston St., Medway, MA (off Rte. 109) Take Mass Pike to Rte. 495 South to Exit 18 – Take a right toward Medway and go straight approx 6 miles and turn left onto Holliston St. go. .5 miles VFW will be on your left.   From Rte 128/95 take the Rte 109 Westwood exit 16B follow Route 109 into Medway(about 30-40 minutes depending on traffic) and take a right onto Holliston St. go .5 miles VFW will be on your left.


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