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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Boston & Maine Railway Parking Sign289 - Boston & Maine Railway Parking Sign
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Single-sided. "Free Parking for Boston & Maine Patrons Only". 3-board painted wood construction. Condition: Very Good. General wea...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 900.00
Sold to floor for (375.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 450.00
 
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Canadian Pacific Railroad Mile Marker290 - Canadian Pacific Railroad Mile Marker
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From line near Linwood, Ontario. 2-sided painted wood mile marker. Condition: Good. Minor, uniform surface scratches and general paint wear. 31
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Unique Canadian Glass Railway Paperweight Lot291 - Unique Canadian Glass Railway Paperweight Lot
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Weight with two typical blue-lettered milk glass ribbons with 'J.T. Rose' and 'G.T.R. Agent' over a multi-coloured spatter bed, 3&qu...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 900.00
Sold to floor for (850.00 + 170.00) x 1 = 1,020.00
 
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Early Railway Car Coupler Patent Model292 - Early Railway Car Coupler Patent Model
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An unusual, highly detailed patent model marked "Bright & Mullins Spring Car Coupler Pat. Dec 23, 1869". Found on a farm in Mount Alb...
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Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,200.00 + 240.00) x 1 = 1,440.00
 
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Rare Canadian Railway Service Waltham Pocket Watch293 - Rare Canadian Railway Service Waltham Pocket Watch
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Movement marked "Made for Canadian Railway Time Service. 18 Size, 17 Jewels, Adjusted 5 Positions. 24-Hour Canadian dial. Serial Number 18,0...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (1,100.00 + 220.00) x 1 = 1,320.00
 
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New Hamburg Merchant Dial Pocket Watches294 - New Hamburg Merchant Dial Pocket Watches
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Three distinct 18 size pocket watches with New Hamburg, Ontario merchant dials. Two nickel silver cases and one gold filled case. Condition: Fair.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (175.00 + 35.00) x 1 = 210.00
 
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Desk Top Pocket Watch Holder295 - Desk Top Pocket Watch Holder
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Solid gilt brass winged cupid motif. Accepts 14 & 16 size pocket watches. Condition: Very Good. Uniform wear through of the original gilding....
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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E.D. Luckhard Regina Watch Agent Sign296 - E.D. Luckhard Regina Watch Agent Sign
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Embossed tin lithograph. Signed "The Thos Davidson Mfg Co". Condition: Fair. Shallow bends, oxidization. 13 7/8" x 4 .75"
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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E.D. Luckhard Regina Watch Agent Sign297 - E.D. Luckhard Regina Watch Agent Sign
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Embossed tin lithograph. Signed "The Thos Davidson Mfg Co". Condition: Excellent. Shallow bends, minor oxidization. 13 7/8" x 4 .75&q...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Gruen Curvex Wristwatch Sign298 - Gruen Curvex Wristwatch Sign
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Single-sided Masonite composition. Offered as part of the E.D Luckhardt estate. Condition: Very Good. Surface exhibits a few minor, light blemishes
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Large Watchmakers Inventory Lot299 - Large Watchmakers Inventory Lot
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Offered as part of the E.D Luckhardt estate. Lot Includes several tools and parts of interest to a watchmaker or jeweler. Ring sizers, mainspring ho
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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Canadian Victor "Nipper" Dog Store Display300 - Canadian Victor "Nipper" Dog Store Display
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Composite. Retains makers decal, "The Rubber Guild, 2444 Centre St, Montreal". Condition: Good. Several stress-lines found through his ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (325.00 + 65.00) x 1 = 390.00
 
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Early Standard Talking Machine Co. Phonograph301 - Early Standard Talking Machine Co. Phonograph
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Model "AA", C. 1905. An early, simple, open-works phonograph by The Standard Talking Machine Company. Cast iron base. Original brass ho...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,300.00
Sold to floor for (375.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 450.00
 
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Victor Model 109 Tabletop Gramophone302 - Victor Model 109 Tabletop Gramophone
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C. 1915. Made for the English market. Solid oak case, nickel-plated hardware. Condition: Very Good. Complete, original working Condition: 18&q...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (175.00 + 35.00) x 1 = 210.00
 
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Edison Standard Cylinder Phonograph303 - Edison Standard Cylinder Phonograph
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Solid quarter-sawn oak case. Plays 2-minute cylinders. Uses solid-brass "witches hat" horn. C. 1910. Condition: Good. Case has two a...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (400.00 + 80.00) x 1 = 480.00
 
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"Morning Glory" Phonograph Horn304 - "Morning Glory" Phonograph Horn
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Large tin panel horn with hand-painted flower decoration. Deep blue with gold accents. Marked "H&S Flower Horn, Phila" on decal. Co...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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"Morning Glory" Phonograph Horn305 - "Morning Glory" Phonograph Horn
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Large tin panel horn with hand-painted flower decoration. Metallic red with gold accents and hand-painted flowers on the inner wall. Condition: Ver
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
 
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C.1900 Ear Trumpet306 - C.1900 Ear Trumpet
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Hearing aid. Two-piece Bakelite and brass horn, Bakelite mouthpiece. Marked "Germany" Condition: Good. Surface wear, no cracks. 13" ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (125.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
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Rare Partners Press Seal307 - Rare Partners Press Seal
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C. 1880, lever-type. Die is marked, "Littlewood Brick & Tile Company Limited, Lancashire". Will only stamp its impression when both ke...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (400.00 + 80.00) x 1 = 480.00
 
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Cast Iron Bookbinder's Press308 - Cast Iron Bookbinder's Press
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Painted cast iron. Dog bone crank lever. Gold and red accent paint over black surface. Condition: Very Good. Minor, uniform surface wear seen in s
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (225.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 270.00
 
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Fairbanks & Co. Candy Store Scale309 - Fairbanks & Co. Candy Store Scale
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Cast iron base with brass slide scale, counter-weight and platter. Green, red and gold painted accents on cast iron base. C. 1910. Embossed "...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Early Knox Laundry Fluter310 - Early Knox Laundry Fluter
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Cast iron base with crank-driven brass cogs used to crimp clothing during the Victorian-Era. Marked "H. Sauerbier & Sons Manuftr's New...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Stoneware Memory Bank Lillian Maby311 - Stoneware Memory Bank Lillian Maby
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Unique Stoneware Bank commemorating the birth of Lillian Maby Born Aug 6th 1904 - applied stoneware rope handles. Condition: Old repair: finial has b
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (250.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 300.00
 
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Rockingham Glaze Beaver Teapot312 - Rockingham Glaze Beaver Teapot
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Beavers and maple leaves on the body and lid, 19th century Canadian, 7" high, together with a second slightly smaller lid with beaver finial. C...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 700.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (350.00 + 70.00) x 1 = 420.00
 
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Barrie Merchant Stoneware Jug313 - Barrie Merchant Stoneware Jug
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1 gallon Albany glaze merchant jug stamped " James Vair - Dealer in Fine Groceries Barrie " Barrie Ontario Condition: Very Good
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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Two Beaver Finial Canadian Pottery Lids314 - Two Beaver Finial Canadian Pottery Lids
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Ironstone chamber pot lid, redware pot or crock lid, both 9" diameters. Condition: Ironstone excellent, very white glaze, edge with three very ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Brantford Ontario Flowered Stoneware Jug315 - Brantford Ontario Flowered Stoneware Jug
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3 Gallon Stoneware jug from Brantford Ontario stamped "Morton & Co Brantford C.W" featuring a cobalt blue flower decoration. Conditi...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (425.00 + 85.00) x 1 = 510.00
 
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Brantford Ontario Flowered Stoneware Jug316 - Brantford Ontario Flowered Stoneware Jug
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1 Gallon Stoneware jug from Brantford Ontario stamped "W.E. Welding Brantford, ONT" featuring a cobalt blue flower decoration. Condition:...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (225.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 270.00
 
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Brantford Ontario Flowered Stoneware Jug317 - Brantford Ontario Flowered Stoneware Jug
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1 Gallon Stoneware jug from Brantford Ontario stamped "Welding and Belding Brantford, ONT" featuring a cobalt blue flower decoration. Con...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Brantford Stoneware Co. Flowered Crock318 - Brantford Stoneware Co. Flowered Crock
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3 Gallon stoneware crock from Brantford Stoneware Co. Ltd stamped B.S Mfg Co. Ltd Brantford. Features cobalt blue Flower decoration. Condition: Exce
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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Guelph Ontario Stoneware Merchant Crock319 - Guelph Ontario Stoneware Merchant Crock
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2 Gallon stoneware merchant crock from Guelph Ontario stamped "Robert Mitchell Family Grocer Guelph Ont" features a cobalt blue flower de...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (250.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 300.00
 
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Guelph Ontario Stoneware Merchant Jug320 - Guelph Ontario Stoneware Merchant Jug
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2 Gallon stoneware merchant Jug from Guelph Ontario stamped "Jackson & Hallett Guelph" features a cobalt blue flower decoration. Con...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (475.00 + 95.00) x 1 = 570.00
 
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Guelph Ontario Stoneware Merchant Jug321 - Guelph Ontario Stoneware Merchant Jug
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2 Gallon stoneware merchant Jug from Guelph Ontario stamped "Horsman Brothers Iron Mongers Dealers In Oil Paints Glass & C&C" fea...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (300.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 360.00
 
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Guelph Ontario Stoneware Merchant Jug322 - Guelph Ontario Stoneware Merchant Jug
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2 Gallon stoneware merchant jug from Guelph Ontario stamped "Watson Bros successors to John A Wood Dealers in Choice Groceries Guelph Ontario&q...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (325.00 + 65.00) x 1 = 390.00
 
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Wardsville Ontario Stoneware Merchant Jug323 - Wardsville Ontario Stoneware Merchant Jug
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2 Gallon stoneware merchant jug from Wardsville Ontario (small town in Middlesex county) stamped E.F Paris General Grocer Wardsville" features ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (500.00 + 100.00) x 1 = 600.00
 
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St. Marys Ontario Stoneware Merchant Crock324 - St. Marys Ontario Stoneware Merchant Crock
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3 Gallon stoneware merchant crock from St. Mary's Ontario stamped "J P Rogers Grocer St. Mary's Ont". Features cobalt blue Flower...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (325.00 + 65.00) x 1 = 390.00
 
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Sarnia Ontario Stoneware Merchant Jug325 - Sarnia Ontario Stoneware Merchant Jug
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2 Gallon merchant jug made for Thomas Gleeson of Sarnia Ontario - stamped "Thomas Gleeson Sarnia CW" (Canada West) Condition: Good, Chip o...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (650.00 + 130.00) x 1 = 780.00
 
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Quebec Stoneware Merchant Crock326 - Quebec Stoneware Merchant Crock
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3 Gallon cobalt flowered stoneware crock stamped "P J Heroux Marchand General Shawenegan Q" Condition: Good, chip on lip, and some stainin...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (300.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 360.00
 
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Cobalt decorated Stoneware Jug327 - Cobalt decorated Stoneware Jug
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2 Gallon cobalt flowered stoneware crock with original stopper. Ovoid form. Unique cobalt design on handle. Condition: Very good, crazing throughou
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (225.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 270.00
 
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Incised Cow Cobalt Stoneware Crock328 - Incised Cow Cobalt Stoneware Crock
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3 Gallon stoneware crock from Gardiner Maine stamped "Gardiner Stoneware Manufactory Gardiner Ma". Features an incised cobalt Cow decorat...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (425.00 + 85.00) x 1 = 510.00
 
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Redware Cream Pitcher329 - Redware Cream Pitcher
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Condition: Very Good. Minor glaze wear. 7" x 6" x 4".
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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Stunning Built-Out Lunenburg Corner Cupboard330 - Stunning Built-Out Lunenburg Corner Cupboard
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Finely glazed upper doors topped with 'diamond' shaped panes and raised mullions for all, pine, good original dark varnish, C. 1840 reflecti...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,300.00 + 260.00) x 1 = 1,560.00
 
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Fabulous Folky Slant Front Desk331 - Fabulous Folky Slant Front Desk
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C.1880s slant-front secretary desk from Duntroon, Simcoe County. The highly distinctive "maple leaf" cut-out backboard. Bevelled lap drawe...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (650.00 + 130.00) x 1 = 780.00
 
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Unusual New Brunswick Settle Bench332 - Unusual New Brunswick Settle Bench
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1850s. A sofa or settle from Saint John County, New Brunswick. Vaughn Family (shipbuilders), 232 Main Street Saint Martins, New Brunswick (now the ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (850.00 + 170.00) x 1 = 1,020.00
 
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Unusual Waterloo County Lamp Table333 - Unusual Waterloo County Lamp Table
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All legs carved with a leaf spiraling from top to bottom, walnut, refinished. 18.5" x 19", 28" high. Condition: Excellent.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (250.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 300.00
 
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Superb Canadian Maritime Card Table334 - Superb Canadian Maritime Card Table
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A finely mahogany carved foldover top with felt lining, swivels to reveal inner compartment, reeded top edges, cross-banded top, apron with beaded rec
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to floor for (1,900.00 + 380.00) x 1 = 2,280.00
 
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Unique Dated and Named Grained Doll Cradle335 - Unique Dated and Named Grained Doll Cradle
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Susanna Miller' on both sides, totally grained except for bed underside, pencil date for '1878' 16 long x 11" wide. Condition: Very...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (125.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
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Chinese Shagreen "Trousse" Eating Set336 - Chinese Shagreen "Trousse" Eating Set
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Snakeskin and brass covered sheath. Complete with knife and German silver chained chop sticks. Condition: Good. Minor deterioration to the shagree
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Early Hand Forged Tibetan Sword & Sheath337 - Early Hand Forged Tibetan Sword & Sheath
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Crude, forged steel blade with wood-lined leather sheath. Condition: 27" x 2" x 1"
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (325.00 + 65.00) x 1 = 390.00
 
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Tibetan "Kangling" Bone Flute338 - Tibetan "Kangling" Bone Flute
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Tibetan Buddhist ritual trumpet used in the Chod ceremony. Made from a human femur decorated with leather, craved silver and a light blue stone. An
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (325.00 + 65.00) x 1 = 390.00
 
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