Folk Art, Advertising & Collectibles

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A generous assortment of unique collectibles ranging from primitives to folk art and advertising. Includes numerous treasures unearthed from a local century-old farm offered for the first time, fresh-to-the-market. A curated offering for collectors of all kinds!
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Ontario Redware Spittoon48 - Ontario Redware Spittoon
Miller & Miller Auctions
Striking reddish-brown and apple-green splatter over orange-salmon base glaze. From four-generation estate, Drayton. Condition: Good. Two old flakes,
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (225.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 270.00
 
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Memoryware Redware Bowl, Lamp49 - Memoryware Redware Bowl, Lamp
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Ontario. Encrusted in broken china and shells. Luckhardt Estate. Condition: Very Good. Loss to applied decoration at base of lamp. Lamp, 21"...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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"Later Decorated" Ontario Redware Flowerpot50 - "Later Decorated" Ontario Redware Flowerpot
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Offered as part of the E.D Luckhardt Estate, New Hamburg, ON.
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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C.H. Norton Ginger Beer Bottle, Berlin51 - C.H. Norton Ginger Beer Bottle, Berlin
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Ontario two-tone glaze, original closure with named porcelain stopper. Condition: Very Good. Slight glaze wear. 9" h
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (300.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 360.00
 
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A. Robertson Ginger Beer Bottle, Mt. Forest52 - A. Robertson Ginger Beer Bottle, Mt. Forest
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Ontario, two-tone glaze, original closure with washer, impressed oval mark 'H. Kennedy Barrowfield Pottery,' Condition: Excellent. 9" h.
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (225.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 270.00
 
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Bernhardt - Galt, Ontario Spirits Jug53 - Bernhardt - Galt, Ontario Spirits Jug
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Underside stamped "BRANTFORD". Condition: Very Good. Minor glaze chips at rim. 8.5" x 4.5"
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (225.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 270.00
 
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Primitive Buggy Axle Lard Vessel54 - Primitive Buggy Axle Lard Vessel
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Waterloo County, 1880s. Carved, hand wrought iron hardware. Inset, hinged lid reveals storage reservoir. Condition: 8" x 5.5" x 2.5&...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (275.00 + 55.00) x 1 = 330.00
 
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Early Masonic Ballot Box55 - Early Masonic Ballot Box
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Intriguing. Hinges lid opens to reveal two separate chambers connected with wooden tube. 14.5” x 6” x 4.5”. Condition: Very Good. Original oxblood sur
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (125.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
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Carved Bird's Eye Maple Heckle56 - Carved Bird's Eye Maple Heckle
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Unusual. Bird's eye maple, cross-hatched design with hand forged iron spikes. Found In Waterloo County. C. 1870. Condition: Very Good 28"...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Copper & Brass Maple Syrup Dippers57 - Copper & Brass Maple Syrup Dippers
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Big, little dipper. Condition: Excellent. 71", 22" respectively.
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (350.00 + 70.00) x 1 = 420.00
 
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Hand-Hewn Burl Wood Bowl58 - Hand-Hewn Burl Wood Bowl
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19th C. Condition: Remnants of a green overpaint remain visible. Light varnish to outer surface. 14" x 4.5"
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (550.00 + 110.00) x 1 = 660.00
 
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Hand-Hewn Burl Wood Funnel59 - Hand-Hewn Burl Wood Funnel
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19th C. Carved, two piece. Condition: Dark, original surface. 11" x 8"
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (375.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 450.00
 
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Wooden Bung Mallet60 - Wooden Bung Mallet
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Heavy, "barrel" form turned wood head. Condition: Very Good. 6" x 4" head, 13.5" handle
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Primitive Painted Child's Stool61 - Primitive Painted Child's Stool
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Diminutive form, nailed pine construction. Condition: Very Good. Original blue surface visible beneath black overpaint. 9.5" x 6" x 4...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (125.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
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Carved Wood Butter Press Molds62 - Carved Wood Butter Press Molds
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Three unique relief-carved designs. One of the two large pressed is stamped "Patd Apr 17, 1866" in the shoulder. Condition: Very Good. ...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Carved Wood Knife Sharpener Holder63 - Carved Wood Knife Sharpener Holder
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Waterloo County, one piece. From Bowman Auction, 1990's. Condition: Excellent. 11.5" x 3" x 2"
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Painted 3-Band Firkin64 - Painted 3-Band Firkin
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Ox-blood red painted surface. Matching bail handle, fitted lid. Condition: Very Good. Minor surface blemishes. 12.5" x 11"
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
 
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Early String Ball Holders65 - Early String Ball Holders
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C. 1870. Cast-iron. pressed glass string dispensers. Table top, wall mount. Condition: Very Good. Older overpaint on cast example. 12" x ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (125.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
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Graniteware Teapot66 - Graniteware Teapot
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Marbled cobalt enamel surface. Wire bail handle. Condition: Teapot 6.5"
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Estimates : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold to floor for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Various Large Skeleton Keys67 - Various Large Skeleton Keys
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Collection of 50. Brass and forged iron. Unusually large. Condition: Excellent. Minor oxidization. 3" to 7" in length
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (325.00 + 65.00) x 1 = 390.00
 
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Various Early Corkscrews68 - Various Early Corkscrews
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Collection of 20. Fine turned wood, bone handles, cast and forged "helix", incised markings. Condition: Very Good. Some missing horse ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (125.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
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Cast Mechanical Apple Parers69 - Cast Mechanical Apple Parers
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Collection of six (6). Marked: "Reading Hardware Co. 1872-1878"; "Lockey & Howland Patented 1856"; two (2) "Hudson Pare...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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Painted Ontario Games Board70 - Painted Ontario Games Board
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One board pine construction. Frame fastened with screws. Checkerboard. C. 1920. Indiscernible pencil script (reverse). Condition: Good. 16"...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (125.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
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Amber Beaver Quart Fruit Jar71 - Amber Beaver Quart Fruit Jar
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Facing right, American quart. Medium amber colour, whittled. Base embossed with #10. Bubbles front and back, all intact, Good beaver animal and word i
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 900.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (3,500.00 + 700.00) x 1 = 4,200.00
 
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Aqua Beehive  1/2 Gallon Fruit Jar72 - Aqua Beehive 1/2 Gallon Fruit Jar
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American half gallon, five bees. Aqua lid with central depression. Zinc band. Condition: Excellent. Outer side flake, upper lip
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (325.00 + 65.00) x 1 = 390.00
 
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Aqua Beehive Quart Fruit Jar73 - Aqua Beehive Quart Fruit Jar
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American quart, five bees. Aqua lid with small cross center. Zinc band. Condition: Very good. "Flea bite" to upper outer lip top. Minor st...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to jarseeker for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
 
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Clear Beehive Pint Fruit Jar74 - Clear Beehive Pint Fruit Jar
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American pint, four bees. Aqua lid. Zinc band. Condition: Perfect.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 900.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (1,400.00 + 280.00) x 1 = 1,680.00
 
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Aqua Beehive Quart Fruit Jar75 - Aqua Beehive Quart Fruit Jar
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American quart, five bees. Aqua lid with small cross center. Zinc band. Faint amber strings of colour front and back. Intact bubble top right of front
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (325.00 + 65.00) x 1 = 390.00
 
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Clear Beaver Quart Fruit Jar76 - Clear Beaver Quart Fruit Jar
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American quart, embossed #6. Ghost impression of number. Thick and crisp beaver impression. Light aqua. Aqua lid with central depression. Zinc band. C
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Aqua Swirl Beaver 1/2 Gallon Fruit Jar77 - Aqua Swirl Beaver 1/2 Gallon Fruit Jar
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American half gallon. Jar body with strikingly pronounced swirls. #7 embossed. Clear button top beaver lid. Zinc band. Condition: Very good. Shallow f
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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Clear Beaver Pint Fruit Jar78 - Clear Beaver Pint Fruit Jar
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American pint. Embossed #2 with ghost impression. Condition: Very Good. Minor flecks to ground lip.
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (175.00 + 35.00) x 1 = 210.00
 
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Clear Anchor Pint  Fruit Jar79 - Clear Anchor Pint Fruit Jar
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American pint. Clear lid with central depression. Zinc band. Condition: Very good. Minor flakes to upper lip.
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (500.00 + 100.00) x 1 = 600.00
 
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Two Clear and Frosted Seltzer Bottles80 - Two Clear and Frosted Seltzer Bottles
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Marked, 'Canadian Soda Water Mfg. Co. Hamilton, Ont.' with marked pewter top 'Dominion Soda Water Mfg. Co. Toronto,'. Marked, 'C...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (125.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
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Tune & Robertson Stratford Blob Top81 - Tune & Robertson Stratford Blob Top
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Rare bottle. Fox head logo. Applied top. Condition: Excellent. One burst surface bubble as made. Faint interior stain. 10.75" high
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Blown Glass Cane Whimsy82 - Blown Glass Cane Whimsy
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Sky blue, probably Canadian. Strewn with fine bubbles throughout.Four-sided with twist at handle junction. Condition: Minor flake at tip. Base edge fl
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (125.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
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Folky Metal Automobile Trade Sign83 - Folky Metal Automobile Trade Sign
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Figural garage metal trade sign Condition: Very good, normal wear. 2' x 1'
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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MacLaren's 13oz. Peanut Butter Tin84 - MacLaren's 13oz. Peanut Butter Tin
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Diminutive Tin litho, with original lid. Condition: Very good, surface scratches, and minor oxidization. 3.5" x 3.5"
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (175.00 + 35.00) x 1 = 210.00
 
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Clark's Peanut Butter Tin litho Montreal85 - Clark's Peanut Butter Tin litho Montreal
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Original lid. Scenes of beaver, moose, Native American Indians in canoes. Marked "Made in Canada" on lid, "W. Clark Montreal"....
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (425.00 + 85.00) x 1 = 510.00
 
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MacLaren's 12 Oz. Peanut Butter86 - MacLaren's 12 Oz. Peanut Butter
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Diminutive. Tin litho, with original lid. Marked Toronto and Montreal. Condition: Very good, surface scuffs, minor oxidization. 3.75" x 3"
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (175.00 + 35.00) x 1 = 210.00
 
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Burns White Carnation Shortening Tin87 - Burns White Carnation Shortening Tin
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50 lbs. Original lid. Made in Canada. Condition: Fair. Oxidization, stain. 15.5" x 12"
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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McCormick Golf Bag Biscuit Tin London Ont88 - McCormick Golf Bag Biscuit Tin London Ont
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Very rare Canadian tin. London Ontario. Condition: Very Good+. 10.5" x 3"
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Estimates : 700.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (550.00 + 110.00) x 1 = 660.00
 
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Blue Highland Linseed Oil Tin89 - Blue Highland Linseed Oil Tin
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Dominion Linseed Montreal, Owen Sound, Baden, Toronto, Winnipeg. Original lid. Condition: Very Good. 13" x 9.5"
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (175.00 + 35.00) x 1 = 210.00
 
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Smiles N' Chuckles Wafers Tin Kitchener90 - Smiles N' Chuckles Wafers Tin Kitchener
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Hamblin Metcalfe, Kitchener Ontario. Superb graphics. Condition: Very good. 10.5" x 7"
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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Pattercrisp 15lb. Chocolate Tin Toronto91 - Pattercrisp 15lb. Chocolate Tin Toronto
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Tin lithograph. Condition: Very Good, minor wear and surface scuffs. 9" x 10.5"
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (125.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
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Pattercrisp 8.5lb. Chocolate Tin Toronto92 - Pattercrisp 8.5lb. Chocolate Tin Toronto
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Tin lithograph. Condition: Very Good, minor wear and scuffs. 8.5" x 7.5"
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Pattercrisp 10lb. Candy Tin Toronto93 - Pattercrisp 10lb. Candy Tin Toronto
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Tin lithograph. Condition: Very Good, minor wear and surface scratches 7.5" x 7.5"
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (250.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 300.00
 
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Pequegnat Merchant Dial Only94 - Pequegnat Merchant Dial Only
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"Time-Only" lithographed tin dial bearing the name "E.N Moyer Company Ltd." Marked "The Arthur Pequegnat Clock Co., Canada...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Pequegnat "Brandon" Wall Clock95 - Pequegnat "Brandon" Wall Clock
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8-Day school house clock. Solid oak case. 8-Day Time and Calendar movement. C. 1920. "Standard Time" glass. Condition: Very Good. R...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (325.00 + 65.00) x 1 = 390.00
 
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Pequegnat "Brandon" Wall Clock96 - Pequegnat "Brandon" Wall Clock
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8-Day school house clock. Solid oak case. 8-Day Time and Calendar movement. "Regulator" glass. C. 1920. Condition: Very Good. Runni...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (400.00 + 80.00) x 1 = 480.00
 
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Pequgenat "Toronto" Wall Clock97 - Pequgenat "Toronto" Wall Clock
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8-Day office clock. Solid oak case. Time-only roman numeral dial. "Berlin" signed dial. Correct pendulum and key included. C. 1910. C...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (300.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 360.00
 
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