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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Rare Kenyon Oil Painting of a Horse196 - Rare Kenyon Oil Painting of a Horse
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Signed 'J.J. Kenyon' and fully titled 'The Thoroughbred Stallion - Gascon. - Sired by Avonties. Dam Arrogance. The Property of J. Noble ...
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Estimates : 6,500.00 - 8,000.00
Sold to floor for (4,500.00 + 900.00) x 1 = 5,400.00
 
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Oil Painting of a Boy with Gun and Pet Dog197 - Oil Painting of a Boy with Gun and Pet Dog
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19th century, signed 'Loeffler' and indistinctly dated, possibly for 1867, 'picked' 20 years ago from Shanty Bay, Oro Twp. (now Oro-...
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,800.00 + 360.00) x 1 = 2,160.00
 
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Monumental Honey Bear, Ewald Rentz198 - Monumental Honey Bear, Ewald Rentz
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Folk Art "Bear & Honey" Figure attributed to Canadian Ewald Renz. There is no folk artist in the history of Canada quite like Ewald R...
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,900.00 + 380.00) x 1 = 2,280.00
 
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Nice Tavistock Pine Flat-wall Cupboard199 - Nice Tavistock Pine Flat-wall Cupboard
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From the Becker Family, two-piece, 15 pane top, flat mullions, grained, double fielded panel bottom doors, dove-tailed bracket base, all doors and dra
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Estimates : 3,500.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (3,500.00 + 700.00) x 1 = 4,200.00
 
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Clean Waterloo County Area Corner Cupboard200 - Clean Waterloo County Area Corner Cupboard
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Twelve panes, flat mullions, two-piece, pine, grained, butterfly-shaped shelves, double flat-panel bottom doors. Condition: Excellent. 61" x 27...
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (3,250.00 + 650.00) x 1 = 3,900.00
 
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Spectacular Waterloo County Secretary Bookcase201 - Spectacular Waterloo County Secretary Bookcase
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Two-piece with upper panes topped with Cupid's Bows, nice interior drawer arrangement with bird's eye maple and walnut drawers, case walnut ...
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (2,250.00 + 450.00) x 1 = 2,700.00
 
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Untouched Walnut Secretary Bookcase202 - Untouched Walnut Secretary Bookcase
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Early 19th C., Ontario. Purchased at Castle Kilbride auction, 1988. Two-piece with original "table" base. Native solid walnut with pine in...
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Estimates : 900.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (700.00 + 140.00) x 1 = 840.00
 
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Outstanding Tiger Maple Counter Top Mirror203 - Outstanding Tiger Maple Counter Top Mirror
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Country Empire form with ogee-curved mirror frame, original surface untouched, wood stock 2" thick, Ontario, 32 wide x7 deep x 29" high. C...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (250.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 300.00
 
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Johnny Walker Whisky Bar Back Figure204 - Johnny Walker Whisky Bar Back Figure
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Painted hard resin advertising figure. C. 1950. Condition: Very Good. A few areas of paint chipping. Complete with walking stick. 29" x 1...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
 
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Pattison's Irish Whisky Dispensing Urn & Hotel Key205 - Pattison's Irish Whisky Dispensing Urn & Hotel Key
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C. 1897 (Pattison's was in business from 1896-1898). Painted clear glass dispenser. Dispenser bears acid-etched mark "This Urn is the Pro...
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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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Three Labelled Early Glass Whiskey Bottles206 - Three Labelled Early Glass Whiskey Bottles
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All three with flattened side profiles, 6.5 to 8" high: intact paper labels - 'C.J. Watson & Co., Rye Whiskey Guelph, Ont.' ; '...
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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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Master Brew Sarnia Ontario Beer Bottle207 - Master Brew Sarnia Ontario Beer Bottle
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Sarnia Brewing Co. Limited' with original paper label intact, embossed 'D' in diamond on base for Diamond Glass Company, 9" high, C...
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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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Boswell's Ales Tin Advertising Sign208 - Boswell's Ales Tin Advertising Sign
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Lithographed, with cardboard backing, bottle label with squirrel on branch, 'The National Breweries Limited, Boswell's India Ale, Trade Mark...
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,200.00 + 240.00) x 1 = 1,440.00
 
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Kuntz Celluloid Over Tin Advertising Sign209 - Kuntz Celluloid Over Tin Advertising Sign
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Prohibition era for Kuntz's Lagerine, reverse-silk-screening on celluloid overlain on tin, cardboard backing, remnant label with letters 'Ac...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (500.00 + 100.00) x 1 = 600.00
 
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Early Kuntz Brewery Shipping Crate210 - Early Kuntz Brewery Shipping Crate
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The Kuntz Brewery Ltd. Waterloo, Ont.' graphics front and back, 'LK' in star logo on each end, tin strapping reinforcements, original st...
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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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Two Scarce Kuntz Brewery Lithophane Steins211 - Two Scarce Kuntz Brewery Lithophane Steins
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L. Kuntz's Park Brewery, Waterloo, Ont. Bohemian Special Brew' - 1/3 liter each, both lithophanes with tavern scenes, one of couple dancing,...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (450.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 540.00
 
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Kuntz Porcelain Ash Tray212 - Kuntz Porcelain Ash Tray
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Kuntz's Old German Lager Olde Tavern Ale' enameled metal, backside printed with 'General Steel Wares Limited,' 7.5" wide Condit...
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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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Kitchener Tri-Pure Ice IHL Champions Badge212a - Kitchener Tri-Pure Ice IHL Champions Badge
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Commemorates the 1946 and 1947 IHL Hockey League Sr. Champs "Tri-Pure Ice, Kitchener". Printed fabric composition. Condition: Very Good....
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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 Kuntz Beer Tray with Purity Girl and Dove213 - Scarce Kuntz Beer Tray with Purity Girl and Dove
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"Original Kuntz's Bottled Beers, lithographic scene titled 'Purity' with inner border floral edge, 12" diameter. Condition: Ve...
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Estimates : 900.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (1,300.00 + 260.00) x 1 = 1,560.00
 
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Very Rare Kuntz Musical Beer Stein214 - Very Rare Kuntz Musical Beer Stein
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Olde Dutch Kuntz's Olde Tavern' 0.5 liter, base hidden music box plays tune when lifted, nicely embossed pottery with majolica decorative pa...
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Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
Sold to floor for (3,250.00 + 650.00) x 1 = 3,900.00
 
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Folk Art Tandem Wing Airplane215 - Folk Art Tandem Wing Airplane
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Painted pine, mainly wood, vertical tail is metal, partly restored right wheel, propeller and one hind tip of front wings, wooden wheels, wire support
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (225.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 270.00
 
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Pair of Folk Art Figural Bookends216 - Pair of Folk Art Figural Bookends
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Possibly Purina advertising checkered shirt and overalls, boy with pinned whirligig style arms, good crazed painted surface on wood, round head finish
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (250.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 300.00
 
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McNiven Owen Sound Folk Art Buffalo Carving217 - McNiven Owen Sound Folk Art Buffalo Carving
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Wood, carved from single block, painted surface with polka dots on 'grass,' inset pearl eyes, carved initials 'McM' on platform side...
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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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Pair of Carved Figures by McNiven218 - Pair of Carved Figures by McNiven
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Man and woman with hat and kerchief, each carved from single wood block, polychrome paint surface, printing on bottom of each appears to be 'C&#...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Horst Waterloo County Folk Art Hen Carving219 - Horst Waterloo County Folk Art Hen Carving
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David Horst, wood, two-piece, hen with wire legs set on polka dot fish-shaped base, original paint and varnish surface, 2.75 x 3.25" high, good...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (550.00 + 110.00) x 1 = 660.00
 
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Horst Waterloo County Folk Art Rooster Carving220 - Horst Waterloo County Folk Art Rooster Carving
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David Horst, wood, two-piece, with wire legs set on base, original paint and varnish surface, approximately 3.5 x 4" high. Condition: excellent
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Estimates : 500.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (750.00 + 150.00) x 1 = 900.00
 
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Horst Waterloo County Folk Art Rabbit Carving221 - Horst Waterloo County Folk Art Rabbit Carving
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David Horst, wood, original paint and varnish surface, polka dots on integral platform base, approximately 3 x 3". Condition: excellent
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (450.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 540.00
 
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Bird Form Folk Art Bowl222 - Bird Form Folk Art Bowl
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Nice untouched surface with brown stain and wax or oil finish, 14" long with bowl diameter of approximately 6.5". Condition: excellent, na...
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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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Folk Art Figural Pastry Cutter223 - Folk Art Figural Pastry Cutter
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Single piece of wood carved with native figure behind bird, both cupped by hand with elongated fingers, all ending in a serpent-like tail, cutting whe
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (275.00 + 55.00) x 1 = 330.00
 
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Folk Art "Punch Cane - Punch & Judy224 - Folk Art "Punch Cane - Punch & Judy
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Exceptional folk art carved Punch cane from Punch and Judy. Highly detailed within original polychrome paint. Dates to the late 1800s. Condition:
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Estimates : 500.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (900.00 + 180.00) x 1 = 1,080.00
 
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Hex Carved Folk Art Picture Frame225 - Hex Carved Folk Art Picture Frame
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Hand-carved, beech, dated 1919 with stippled highlights, penciled on back 'Picked Stirling Ont. Mennonite Good Luck "Hex" sign, 9 x 5...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Duck Decoys, Peterborough Canoe Co.226 - Duck Decoys, Peterborough Canoe Co.
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Pair (2) Canadian-made drake and hen mallards. C.1935. Condition: Excellent. 1" groove into drake, right side, as made. Untouched original pain...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 800.00
Sold to joeNVM for (375.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 450.00
 
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Duck Decoys, Folk Carved227 - Duck Decoys, Folk Carved
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Pair (2) Canadian-carved solid drake and hen mallards. Condition: Very Good. Tight split, backside of hen. Late 20th C. 12 .5" x 5 .5" x 5...
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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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Unusual Decoy, Black Duck228 - Unusual Decoy, Black Duck
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1940s - 50s. Well-carved. Two-piece hollow with four dowels. Found near Lake Erie. Pringle and Anger influence. 16.5” x 7.25” x 6”. Condition: Very Go
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (375.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 450.00
 
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Ruffed Grouse Mount229 - Ruffed Grouse Mount
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Male, mounted on half round wood base, 12 x 12 x 13" high. Condition: Excellent
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (175.00 + 35.00) x 1 = 210.00
 
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Unusual Treen Match Safe230 - Unusual Treen Match Safe
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Finely crafted, possibly English. Cover swivels to expose strike cover. Strike cover slides and swivels to reveal match compartment. Decorated with bo
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (400.00 + 80.00) x 1 = 480.00
 
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Native Canadian Baskets, Makah Nootka231 - Native Canadian Baskets, Makah Nootka
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Three (3) native Canadian lidded baskets. Northwest British Columbia, 20C. Condition: Excellent. Vivid colour. Largest, 4 .25" x 3 .5" x 4...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (225.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 270.00
 
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Native Canadian Trinket Boxes232 - Native Canadian Trinket Boxes
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Two (2) porcupine quill, birch bark. Great Lakes area, late 20C. Maple leaf and beaver motifs. Condition: Very good. Minor quill detachment. Largest 5
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (275.00 + 55.00) x 1 = 330.00
 
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Imposing Native American Indian Basket233 - Imposing Native American Indian Basket
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C.1900, probably western American. Finely woven. Coiled baluster form with lid. Decorated with geometric band pattern. Condition: Very Good. Losses es
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 1,800.00
Sold to floor for (550.00 + 110.00) x 1 = 660.00
 
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20th C. Hudson's Bay Co. Trade Silver234 - 20th C. Hudson's Bay Co. Trade Silver
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Finely made 20C. Reproduction Trade Silver, Hudson's Bay Company. Silver-plated copper. Stamped "HB", "WS", "Montreal&q...
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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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WW1-inspired Sterling Silver Match Safe235 - WW1-inspired Sterling Silver Match Safe
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Canadian commonwealth patriotic and political WW1-era match vesta. Inscribed "What we have we'll hold" with British bulldog cartouche....
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (275.00 + 55.00) x 1 = 330.00
 
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Native Canoe Motif Swastika Watch Fob235a - Native Canoe Motif Swastika Watch Fob
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Offered as part of the E.D Luckhardt estate. Leather strap with applied enameled brass fob. Possibly represents a canoe or rowing club. C. 1920. C
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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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Sterling Silver Service for 12236 - Sterling Silver Service for 12
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Royal Danish pattern. Includes 12 five o'clock spoons, 12 dinner knives, 12 serving spoons, 12 forks, 8 soup spoons, 8 butter spreaders, 12 dess...
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Estimates : 900.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to Monj for (1,500.00 + 300.00) x 1 = 1,800.00
 
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Sporting, Print, Frame. W&H Barraud.237 - Sporting, Print, Frame. W&H Barraud.
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"Waiting for the Laird". British, 19th C. Engraving by P. Thomas. Walnut frame exquisitely carved with rifles and bugle, pointer, berries ...
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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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"Brown Bess" India Pattern Musket238 - "Brown Bess" India Pattern Musket
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War of 1812 infantry musket stamped 1805. Also stamped by maker "EGG" with multiple other markings. Exquisite figured walnut stock. Condi...
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Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (3,500.00 + 700.00) x 1 = 4,200.00
 
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T. Ketland Co. Indian Trade Musket239 - T. Ketland Co. Indian Trade Musket
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Flintlock rifle with Indian trade token. Stamped "Ketland", with Birmingham markings on barrel and lock plate Condition: Restored. Minor p...
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Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (5,000.00 + 1,000.00) x 1 = 6,000.00
 
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NOS Erma-Werke .22 Long Rifle240 - NOS Erma-Werke .22 Long Rifle
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Model E. 60. No. E033. Condition: Excellent. Unused, in box. 40 .75".
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to CChrist for (450.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 540.00
 
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British P-14 WW1 Military Rifle241 - British P-14 WW1 Military Rifle
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C.1916 sniper rifle by Eddystone (ERA, 294521). Condition: Very Good. Complete, original. Minor oxidization. Hairlines to the forestock. 46". ...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (600.00 + 120.00) x 1 = 720.00
 
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Powder Tin, King's Black Semi-Smokeless242 - Powder Tin, King's Black Semi-Smokeless
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1 lb. rifle and shot gun powder canister. Marked, "Am Can Co. 11-A-12". Condition: Good -. Stain, soil and oxidization. 4" x 6" ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to DMac18 for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Lot of Fishing & Hunting License Badges243 - Lot of Fishing & Hunting License Badges
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Lot includes 24 items related to hunting and fishing. There are various Canadian and U.S gun, deer, fishing and seal licenses. There is also an enam
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (175.00 + 35.00) x 1 = 210.00
 
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