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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Two Pattern Glass Oil Lamps147 - Two Pattern Glass Oil Lamps
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Cord and Tassel, 7.5" high to collar top, with Phoenix Mfg. Co. /87 filler spout #1 size burner with chained cap, ___ berry and Star, 6.75"...
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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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Scarce Mechanical Wanzer Oil Lamp148 - Scarce Mechanical Wanzer Oil Lamp
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Burner ring marked 'Wanzer Lamp Co. Niagara Falls U.S.A. Pat. 1887, nickel plated finish, spring working, 12" high. Condition: Perfect
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (450.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 540.00
 
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Group of Greek Key Pattern Oil Lamps149 - Group of Greek Key Pattern Oil Lamps
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Three in total with patented 1911 necks; a green and amber miniature size with chimneys 7.5" high, large size clear glass with amethyst tint an...
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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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Rare Chimney Unit on Frosted Pattern Oil Lamp150 - Rare Chimney Unit on Frosted Pattern Oil Lamp
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Pressed frosted relief pattern, Bridgeport Brass Co. 'Leader' burner #1 size, proper 'pumpkin seed chimney, total height 15". Condi...
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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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Footed Finger Zipper Loop Pattern Oil Lamp151 - Footed Finger Zipper Loop Pattern Oil Lamp
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With scarce 'OL & L Hamilton Bing' dome #1 size burner, total height 6.5". Condition: Excellent, Bing dome with crack on one side
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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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Scarce Lincoln Drape Aladdin Oil Lamp152 - Scarce Lincoln Drape Aladdin Oil Lamp
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Ruby red amberina, 10" high to fount opening, original 'Nu-Type Model B' burner and signed 'Aladdin Made in Canada' chimney, to...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (325.00 + 65.00) x 1 = 390.00
 
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Collection of Green Bullseye Pattern Oil Lamps153 - Collection of Green Bullseye Pattern Oil Lamps
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Seven Canadian Bullseye including flat and footed fingers and five stems, tallest to collar top 10.5"; single Bullseye miniature 4.75" to ...
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Estimates : 900.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (850.00 + 170.00) x 1 = 1,020.00
 
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Rare Figural Cigar Lighter Oil Lamp154 - Rare Figural Cigar Lighter Oil Lamp
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Columbia or Queen Victoria figural spelter metal base with lion-faced panels, two dauber lighters, original cranberry hobnail ruffled shade, pet ratch
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (450.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 540.00
 
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Figural Aladdin Lamp Cigar Lighter155 - Figural Aladdin Lamp Cigar Lighter
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Patinated bronze with Genie face under handle, 6" wide, three separate lighter wicks and capped lamp burner wick. Condition: Excellent
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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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Rare Figural Cigar Lighter Oil Lamp156 - Rare Figural Cigar Lighter Oil Lamp
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Brass and cast metal base and fount with knight figure, pet ratchet style burner and green glass globe, 15.5" high. Condition: Very good, some ...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (325.00 + 65.00) x 1 = 390.00
 
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Kerosene Oil Lamp Filler Bottle157 - Kerosene Oil Lamp Filler Bottle
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Glass body with wire mesh outer protection, wooden bail handle, 13" high, base embossed with #s 452-2. Condition: Perfect
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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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Tin Orange Kist Sign158 - Tin Orange Kist Sign
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Single-sided embossed lithographed tin. Surface exhibits scattered shallow creases. Surface rust to the outer edge. 27" x 19".
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (375.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 450.00
 
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Porcelain Schweppes Ginger Ale Door Push Bar159 - Porcelain Schweppes Ginger Ale Door Push Bar
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Porcelain door push bar. Four aluminum grommets in place. 2-sided graphics for when mounted to glass or screen door. A few minor chips mostly isolat
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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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Tin Litho Orange Crush Sign160 - Tin Litho Orange Crush Sign
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Single-sided embossed lithographed tin. Rolled edge frame. 8 factory-punched mounting holes. Does not appear to have been hung. Exceptional high
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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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Taylor's Ginger Ale & Orange Quench Display Rack161 - Taylor's Ginger Ale & Orange Quench Display Rack
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4-tier wire rack with 2-sided tin litho banner sign. Wm. Taylor & Son Ltd. was located in Owen Sound, Ontario. Shelves are easily removed for ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (400.00 + 80.00) x 1 = 480.00
 
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Framed Cardboard Coca-Cola Sign162 - Framed Cardboard Coca-Cola Sign
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2-sided framed cardboard sign features different images on each side to be displayed during certain seasons. Made in Canada. Very Good Condition: 3
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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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Tin Litho Horizontal Coca-Cola Sign163 - Tin Litho Horizontal Coca-Cola Sign
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Single-sided embossed lithographed tin. Made in Canada by St. Thomas Metal Signs. Glossy surface. Scattered surface scratches and minor creases. V
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (800.00 + 160.00) x 1 = 960.00
 
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Tin Litho Orange Crush Thermometer164 - Tin Litho Orange Crush Thermometer
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Lithographed metal with functioning inset glass mercury tube. Made in Canada. Aluminum grommets in place. Surface exhibits minor fading, light scr
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (500.00 + 100.00) x 1 = 600.00
 
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Lincoln Road Grader Toy165 - Lincoln Road Grader Toy
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Lincoln No. 5401 road grader. C. 1950's. Condition: Very Good. A few scattered paint scratches and chips. Original decals. 19" x 7.5&...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (225.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 270.00
 
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WWII Navy Stuffed Souvenir Doll166 - WWII Navy Stuffed Souvenir Doll
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World War II era souvenir. Often given as a gift from WWII sailors to their sweethearts back home. Mohair clothing with hand painted composite face
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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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Working Miniature Cast Iron Stove167 - Working Miniature Cast Iron Stove
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"Beauty Range" by Kenton. A functioning miniature cast iron range. Condition: Excellent. Complete with side shelf, gallery and tin pip...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (300.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 360.00
 
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Lil' Abner Wind-Up Toy  Band168 - Lil' Abner Wind-Up Toy Band
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Made in 1945 by Unique Art Manufacturing of Newark, NJ. The complete band comes alive with motion once wound. Condition: Very Good. Complete with
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (375.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 450.00
 
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Kellogg's Goldilocks & The 3 Bears Dolls169 - Kellogg's Goldilocks & The 3 Bears Dolls
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1926 Kellogg's Canada mail in advertising premium. These stitched dolls were mailed as a sew-it-yourself kit once a certain number of coupons w...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Canadian Pyrex Glass Dishes Set170 - Canadian Pyrex Glass Dishes Set
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Delphite Blue' colour in 'Pie Crust' pattern, marked 'Made in Canada TM Reg Pyrex,' 33 dinner plates 9.25", 26 bread and bu...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (275.00 + 55.00) x 1 = 330.00
 
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German Wire-Wrapped Christmas Ornament171 - German Wire-Wrapped Christmas Ornament
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Air-balloon with enclosed lithographed paper figure. Condition: Very Good. 6" x 2.5"
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (125.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
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NOMA Christmas Light Boxes172 - NOMA Christmas Light Boxes
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Colourful, graphic 1930's NOMA, Mazda & Real-Lite outdoor and indoor lithographed cardboard Christmas light boxes. 7 boxes. Condition: Ver...
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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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Berlin Interior Hardwood Co. Roll-Top Desk173 - Berlin Interior Hardwood Co. Roll-Top Desk
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Mahogany. C. 1910. Features unique brass hardware and simple, elegant construction/form. Drawers completely lock when top is rolled down. Escutcheo
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (700.00 + 140.00) x 1 = 840.00
 
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Emeralite Roll-Top Desk Lamp174 - Emeralite Roll-Top Desk Lamp
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Green/white cased-glass shade mounted to weighted brass base. c. 1920. Shade marked "Emeralite". Pull chain with acorn end. This parti...
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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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Office Filing Cabinet175 - Office Filing Cabinet
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Solid mahogany construction. C. 1920. Condition: Good. Replaced, contemporary casters. 54" x 26" x 16"
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (800.00 + 160.00) x 1 = 960.00
 
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Desk Top Card Filer176 - Desk Top Card Filer
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Three-drawer stacked configuration. Solid oak with solid wood drawers. Fits 5 3/8" x 3 1/8" cards. Brass hardware. Condition: Excellen...
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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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Rogers-Majestic Floor Model Radio177 - Rogers-Majestic Floor Model Radio
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Case tagged "Case by McLagan, Stratford" on reverse. Canadian made and marketed example. Short-band. Back-lit dial. Condition: Very Go...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (275.00 + 55.00) x 1 = 330.00
 
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Bakelite Addison "A2" Radio178 - Bakelite Addison "A2" Radio
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Addison "Baby" model A2 in solid brown Bakelite. Made by Addison Industries, Toronto. C. 1945. Art Deco design features waterfall speak...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to joeNVM for (275.00 + 55.00) x 1 = 330.00
 
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National "Barber Shop" Cash Register179 - National "Barber Shop" Cash Register
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Front marked "Lake of the Woods Club". National 50 .25 CD model. Nickel-plated version with printer attachment. Condition: Excellent. ...
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Estimates : 900.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (1,000.00 + 200.00) x 1 = 1,200.00
 
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McLaren's Coffee Tin Store Bin180 - McLaren's Coffee Tin Store Bin
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Large lithographed tin store product bin. McLaren's Ltd. Hamilton. Made by "Macdonald Mfg. Co. Ltd Toronto". C. 1910. Condition: V...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 700.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (550.00 + 110.00) x 1 = 660.00
 
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Kitchen's Overalls Chalkware Store Display181 - Kitchen's Overalls Chalkware Store Display
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Chalkware statuette store display featuring a working man in his overalls. C. 1915. Canadian. Condition: Very Good. A few minor paint surface chi
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (550.00 + 110.00) x 1 = 660.00
 
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Dr. Chevalliers Spruce Gum Paste Tin182 - Dr. Chevalliers Spruce Gum Paste Tin
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Lithographed pocket-size tin. Marketed to French-Canadians. Montreal, QC. Native American graphics. Condition: Very good 3.25" x 2.25"...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
 
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Wrigley's Chewing Gum Display Rack183 - Wrigley's Chewing Gum Display Rack
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5-Tier lithographed metal display rack. For counter-top or wall-mounted applications. C. 1930. Toronto maker's sticker on reverse. Condition...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (225.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 270.00
 
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Guppy & Co. Windsor Tobacco Cutter184 - Guppy & Co. Windsor Tobacco Cutter
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Embossed cast-iron table or counter-mounted tobacco cutter. Marked "Guppy & Company Wholesale Grocers, Windsor, Ontario". Condition...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
 
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Ampollina Dyes Store Display Cabinet185 - Ampollina Dyes Store Display Cabinet
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Slant-front counter-top product display cabinet. Transfer graphics. Condition: Very Good. Original surface. 24" x 15" x 7.5".
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (450.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 540.00
 
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Hohner Harmonica Store Display Rack186 - Hohner Harmonica Store Display Rack
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Painted wood obelisk for counter-top display and storage of harmonicas. Condition: Fair. Base originally contained a mechanism that, when wound, rot
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (250.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 300.00
 
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Hohner Harmonica Hanging Store Display187 - Hohner Harmonica Hanging Store Display
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Large gilt cardboard and molded celluloid composition. Intended for hanging display. Condition: Fair. One side exhibits a minor crack and accomp
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (325.00 + 65.00) x 1 = 390.00
 
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"Laurance Pens" Store Display Case188 - "Laurance Pens" Store Display Case
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Offered as part of the E.D Luckhardt Estate. Oak and glass counter-top display case. Face panel reverse-etched "Laurance Pens". Conditi...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (275.00 + 55.00) x 1 = 330.00
 
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Nasmith's Toronto Etched Paperweight189 - Nasmith's Toronto Etched Paperweight
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Etched glass paperweight. Nasmith's Lunch Counters, Toronto. Condition: Very Good. Minor surface scratches. 3" x 1.25"
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Decorative Stove Pipe Hole Covers190 - Decorative Stove Pipe Hole Covers
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2 Unique images. C. 1880. Lithographed paper behind glass. Brass band frame. Condition: Excellent. 8" diameter each
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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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Very Rare Ross Butler Prize Bull Pastel191 - Very Rare Ross Butler Prize Bull Pastel
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Purchased directly from Mr. Butler of Woodstock, Ont., one of his early works C. 1930, signed with 'RB' logo lower left, on paper, sight 22 ...
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Estimates : 4,500.00 - 6,000.00
Sold to floor for (2,000.00 + 400.00) x 1 = 2,400.00
 
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Folk Art Oil Painting of a Farm Scene192 - Folk Art Oil Painting of a Farm Scene
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Signed 'P. Promaine' for Patricia (1918-2012), Waterdown, Ontario, titled 'Amish Country, dated 1988, on canvas board, one farm building...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (550.00 + 110.00) x 1 = 660.00
 
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Folk Painting "Winter Fun", B. Clark-Fleming192A - Folk Painting "Winter Fun", B. Clark-Fleming
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2017. Oil-on-canvas, signed "Barbara Clark Fleming" and titled on reverse. Barbara is considered by many as the "Maud Lewis" of ...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 900.00
Sold to floor for (750.00 + 150.00) x 1 = 900.00
 
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Oil Painting of Lakeside Home with Boathouse193 - Oil Painting of Lakeside Home with Boathouse
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Artist signature 'Grew Slack' and dated 1926, titled verso 'The McVeigh Cottage Charleston Lake,' on artist board, sight 13 x 16.75...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (350.00 + 70.00) x 1 = 420.00
 
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Oil Painting of a Dog194 - Oil Painting of a Dog
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C. 1900, on artist board, apparently unsigned, sight 13.5 x 11.5" and in original frame 17.5 x16". Condition: Paint tight with surface cra...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (225.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 270.00
 
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Folk Art Painting of a Fox with Chicken Scene195 - Folk Art Painting of a Fox with Chicken Scene
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C. 1900, on canvas signed 'Fry,' sight 21 x 18" in original quarter cut oak frame with gold liner. Condition: Excellent, a small amount...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (800.00 + 160.00) x 1 = 960.00
 
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