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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Pequegnat "Pantheon" Mantel Clock98 - Pequegnat "Pantheon" Mantel Clock
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8-Day mantel clock. Solid quarter-sawn oak case. 8-Day time and strike movement. Strikes on halves and hours. Berlin-period dial. C. 1910. Condi
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (300.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 360.00
 
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International Wall Punch Clock99 - International Wall Punch Clock
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Made by International Business Machines (IBM). Solid oak and metal construction with brass hardware. Dial marked "International". Cond...
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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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Newbury, CW Merchant Wall Clock100 - Newbury, CW Merchant Wall Clock
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New Haven wall clock. Dial marked "W.D McGloghlan, Newbury C.W." (Canada West). Veneered case. A partial label within the case is found ...
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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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Royal Doulton Toronto Canoe Club Trophy101 - Royal Doulton Toronto Canoe Club Trophy
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Rare. Stamped with Royal Doulton markings. Condition: Excellent 5.5" x 4"
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (600.00 + 120.00) x 1 = 720.00
 
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T Eaton Co. Trophy, Agricultural102 - T Eaton Co. Trophy, Agricultural
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Stamped, "Standards Company Limited, Toronto". Silver-plate. Farming scene plate applied to reverse. Condition: Very good. Minor impressi...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (300.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 360.00
 
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Jersey Milk Cattle Porcelain Sign Komoka103 - Jersey Milk Cattle Porcelain Sign Komoka
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Double Sided. L.J. Brown farms, Ontario. Condition: Good. Minor edge, grommet flakes. 36" x 24"
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Estimates : 700.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (700.00 + 140.00) x 1 = 840.00
 
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Bisset's Ice Cream Tin Flange Sign104 - Bisset's Ice Cream Tin Flange Sign
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Double sided. Bisset's Ice Cream, Goderich. St Thomas Metal Signs, marked S.T.M.S 56. Condition: Excellent, very near mint 16" x 15"
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (400.00 + 80.00) x 1 = 480.00
 
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Ottawa Dairy Ice Cream Sidewalk Sign105 - Ottawa Dairy Ice Cream Sidewalk Sign
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Double sided. Porcelain, retained in original holder. Condition: Very Good. Overpaint to retainer. 28" x 20"
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (475.00 + 95.00) x 1 = 570.00
 
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Large Porcelain Robin Hood Flour Sign106 - Large Porcelain Robin Hood Flour Sign
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Marked "Gurney" Canada. Condition: Very Good, minor edge flakes. 6' x 30"
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (425.00 + 85.00) x 1 = 510.00
 
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Roe Feeds Tin Sign107 - Roe Feeds Tin Sign
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Tin Lithograph. Canadian. Attractive grain sack graphic. Condition: Very Good. Minor wear. 12" x 7"
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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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Roe Feeds Sign108 - Roe Feeds Sign
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Tin Lithograph. Canadian. Attractive grain sack graphic. Condition: Very Good. Minor wear. 12" x 7"
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Large Blatchford's Feed Tin Sign109 - Large Blatchford's Feed Tin Sign
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Tin Lithograph. Marked "Made in Canada Barker 63". Condition: Very good. Minor wear, scuffs. 59" x 35"
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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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McCully Feeds Tin Sign110 - McCully Feeds Tin Sign
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Tin Lithograph. Marked "St. Thomas Metal Signs Ltd." Condition: Excellent. 23" x 17"
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (300.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 360.00
 
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Purina Advertising Milk Scale111 - Purina Advertising Milk Scale
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Purina "Cow Chow" farmer's scale. Brass. Condition: Good. Not functioning. 16" x 5"
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Canadian Robertson's Screws Thermometer112 - Canadian Robertson's Screws Thermometer
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Screened wood. Promotes the famous "Robertson's Patent Socket Screws". Condition: Fair+. Untouched original. Fade, minor paint loss. ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (350.00 + 70.00) x 1 = 420.00
 
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Gibson Coal Match Safe Brantford113 - Gibson Coal Match Safe Brantford
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Matchbox holder. "Compliments of The Gibson Coal Co Brantford". Condition: Very Good. 5.5" x 3" x 3.5"
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (275.00 + 55.00) x 1 = 330.00
 
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Advertising Scoop, Cobalt Tillsonburg114 - Advertising Scoop, Cobalt Tillsonburg
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Tin litho advertising premium. "Cobalt" scoop from "The Tillson Company, Tillsonburg Ontario". Condition: Very good+. 6" x...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (275.00 + 55.00) x 1 = 330.00
 
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Nonsuch Harness Oil Dressing Tin Toronto115 - Nonsuch Harness Oil Dressing Tin Toronto
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Tin Lithograph, Marked, "Manufactured by Nonsuch Limited, Toronto". Condition: Good. Minor oxidization. 5" x 2"
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
 
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McCormick's Dionne Quints Candy Box116 - McCormick's Dionne Quints Candy Box
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Rare. Cardboard. Marked "Cecile - London Ontario" Condition: Fair. Tear from impact. 3.5" x 2.5" x 2.5"
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Ganong's Chocolates Brass Mirror117 - Ganong's Chocolates Brass Mirror
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Stamped brass. Canadian. Condition: Very good. Loss to black text. 12" x 9"
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Cadbury's Dairy Milk Chocolate Tin Bank118 - Cadbury's Dairy Milk Chocolate Tin Bank
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Penny bank premium. Condition: Very Good 5.5" x 3.5"
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (250.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 300.00
 
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Cardboard Globe Candy Container119 - Cardboard Globe Candy Container
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Unusual. Two-piece cardboard candy container, Christmas ornament. "Dominion of Canada" shown on map. Condition: Minor loss to band. 3&quo...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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Unusual Decorated Spinning Wheel120 - Unusual Decorated Spinning Wheel
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Early 19th C. Folk paint with dots, stripes and fruit, complete with gathering rods, hardwood. Condition: Excellent, one small leather strap replaced
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to dgilm1 for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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McIntosh, 1863 Century Spinning Wheel121 - McIntosh, 1863 Century Spinning Wheel
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"A good wheel". Nova Scotia. Stamped 'McIntosh 1863' on bed front, hardwood, natural finish, one wheel support with bone bushing i...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (325.00 + 65.00) x 1 = 390.00
 
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Waterloo County Grained Pine Blanket Box122 - Waterloo County Grained Pine Blanket Box
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Mid 19th C,. Totally original, panels grained on top and sides, dovetailed case, interior glove box. Condition: Excellent. Untouched original. Minor w
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (400.00 + 80.00) x 1 = 480.00
 
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Untouched Harvest or Work Table123 - Untouched Harvest or Work Table
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19th C. Pegged and screw construction, splined top, red stain on base with beaded apron. Unusual molding applied to underside outer edge of top. Condi
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (550.00 + 110.00) x 1 = 660.00
 
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Waterloo County Cherry Chest of Drawers124 - Waterloo County Cherry Chest of Drawers
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Luckhardt Estate, 2nd half of 19th century, with maple highlights, full round pilasters, original varnish, walnut and painted highlights, on casters.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (225.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 270.00
 
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Clothes Cupboard, Waterloo County124A - Clothes Cupboard, Waterloo County
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C. 1840s. The famous "half cupboard" as featured in Michael Bird's, "A Splendid Harvest" (plate 84). Bird considered this &q...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,600.00 + 320.00) x 1 = 1,920.00
 
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Waterloo County Slant Top Desk by Gerber125 - Waterloo County Slant Top Desk by Gerber
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Historic C.1900 slant-top desk crafted by Waterloo County cabinetmaker Christian O. Gerber (1845-1928, Wellesley Ontario). Refer to Michael Bird'...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (2,000.00 + 400.00) x 1 = 2,400.00
 
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Waterloo County Grained Work Table126 - Waterloo County Grained Work Table
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From the Luckhardt Estate. Pine, totally grained with feather pattern on black, over pumpkinseed orange. Condition: Very good. Minor losses, one leg p
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (650.00 + 130.00) x 1 = 780.00
 
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Folk Art Hexagonal Floral Decorated Table127 - Folk Art Hexagonal Floral Decorated Table
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Entirely carved and pyro-decorated. Six-sided and footed with 'hidden' single side width door and compartment. Varnished basswood. Luckhardt...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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Original Varnish Bookcase128 - Original Varnish Bookcase
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Was hanging. Possibly for a table/desk base. Ash. C. 1900. Adjustable shelves. Condition: Excellent. Minor flake to dentil work gallery. 38" x...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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Mahogany Three Piece Bedroom Suite129 - Mahogany Three Piece Bedroom Suite
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C. 1920s. Serpentine set. Condition: Excellent. Original surface. Scuff on inside footboard surface. Slight water marks on vanity counter. Double bed,
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
 
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Dominion Waterford, ON Oak Wall Telephone130 - Dominion Waterford, ON Oak Wall Telephone
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Solid quarter-sawn oak case with paneled face. Manufactured by short-lived Dominion Telephone Company of Waterford, Ontario (1908-1912). Condition:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (650.00 + 130.00) x 1 = 780.00
 
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Northern Electric Walnut Wall Telephone131 - Northern Electric Walnut Wall Telephone
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Solid walnut case. Manufactured by Northern Electric Company Ltd. Of Canada. Condition: Excellent. Complete condition including handset and mouth
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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Porcelain Bell Telephone Flange Sign132 - Porcelain Bell Telephone Flange Sign
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2-sided porcelain wall-mounted flange sign. "Local and Long Distance" version. Heavily shelved cobalt blue/white graphics. Condition: V...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (300.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 360.00
 
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Porcelain Telephone Sign133 - Porcelain Telephone Sign
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Single-sided in early cobalt blue. Condition: Excellent. Minor grommet flakes. 26.75" x 6".
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (300.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 360.00
 
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National Telegraph & Cable Office Sign134 - National Telegraph & Cable Office Sign
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Canadian flange sign. Condition: Fair+. Scattered flakes, oxidization. 24" x 12"
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (400.00 + 80.00) x 1 = 480.00
 
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Early Western Electric 3-Box Bell System Telephone135 - Early Western Electric 3-Box Bell System Telephone
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Exceptional, rare and early mahogany 3-box magneto wall set featuring a Blake Transmitter and Bell 2-band hand receiver. Built for the Bell System b
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (3,500.00 + 700.00) x 1 = 4,200.00
 
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Folk Carved 19th C Nautical Diorama "Queen"136 - Folk Carved 19th C Nautical Diorama "Queen"
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A well-crafted diorama mounted on a single 17" wide pine plank. Tapered shadow box. Signature (lower left) indiscernible. Condition: Very Good...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 700.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (950.00 + 190.00) x 1 = 1,140.00
 
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Nautical Tin-Type Sailor Portraits137 - Nautical Tin-Type Sailor Portraits
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Three (3). Featuring sailors in uniform behind ship wheels "Gaspereau" and "Leopard". Condition: Very Good. Minor edge flaking. ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (125.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
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Scale Model Ship "Grand Turk Salem"138 - Scale Model Ship "Grand Turk Salem"
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Fully-detailed, hand-crafted. C.1900. Condition: Mostly intact. Untouched original. Requires restoration. 39" x 30" x 8".
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (600.00 + 120.00) x 1 = 720.00
 
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Imposing 19th C Scale Model Ship139 - Imposing 19th C Scale Model Ship
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Remarkable. Functional doors, accessible cabin. Condition: Good. Mostly intact including carved figures, boats, cloth sails. Requires restoration. Dis
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 900.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (375.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 450.00
 
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Maritime Brass Gimbal Oil Lamp140 - Maritime Brass Gimbal Oil Lamp
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Cast brass arms, weighted fount and base, 10" high to collar top, Victoria burner, unmarked with only indistinct marking on actual cast weight ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (245.00 + 49.00) x 1 = 294.00
 
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Rare Canadian Shade Unit and Oil Lamp141 - Rare Canadian Shade Unit and Oil Lamp
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Canadian pattern 'Ives' style glass 7.5" diameter shade holder with Vienna shape opal shade on hinging polished iron table/wall bracket...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (275.00 + 55.00) x 1 = 330.00
 
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Historic Name Board, "City of Dresden" Ship142 - Historic Name Board, "City of Dresden" Ship
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Painted wood, C.1900, Norfolk County, from the wreckage of the infamous "Whisky Ship", The City of Dresden. This vessel, carrying hundreds...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 3,500.00
Sold to floor for (5,000.00 + 1,000.00) x 1 = 6,000.00
 
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Scarce Windows Coindot Footed Finger Oil Lamp143 - Scarce Windows Coindot Footed Finger Oil Lamp
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Pattern 326 in blue opalescent, strong opal pattern, applied blue handle, clean interior, original collar and plaster, with old bead top #'0'...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (300.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 360.00
 
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Prince Edward Oil Lamp144 - Prince Edward Oil Lamp
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Blue milk glass, sewing size 10" high to collar top, #2 gallery top burner and old bead top chimney. Condition: a 1" foot rim chip
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
 
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Graduated Set of Canadian Oil Lamps145 - Graduated Set of Canadian Oil Lamps
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Three, Frame and Sprig pattern, tallest 10.5" to collar top, with H.B. & H 'Pinafore' #2 size burner (Holmes, Booth & Hayden...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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Two Oil Lamps in Carleton Medallion Pattern146 - Two Oil Lamps in Carleton Medallion Pattern
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Tallest 10.5" to collar top, Holmes, Booth & Hayden's 'Collins' #2 size burner, #0 size burner. Condition: Good, smaller lamp w...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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