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EXCITING MAY ESTATE AUCTION starting at 9:45 am sharp

At 9:45am-Silver, Jewelry, coins. Immediately following -choice antiques and collectibles, vintage musical instruments, military and great accessories sold at random or request

  • EXCITING MAY ESTATE AUCTION starting at 9:45 am sharp
  • EXCITING MAY ESTATE AUCTION starting at 9:45 am sharp
  • EXCITING MAY ESTATE AUCTION starting at 9:45 am sharp
  • EXCITING MAY ESTATE AUCTION starting at 9:45 am sharp

WHEN: Friday, May 4
from 9:45 AM to 5:00 PM

PREVIEW: Thurs 12-5 and Fri morning of the sale at 8:30am,

WHERE: W.A. Smith Auction Gallery in Plainfield, NH

Exit 20 off I-89, proceed south on Rte. 12-A from the West Lebanon Plaza for 7 miles. From I-91, take the Ascutney-Windsor, VT Exit 8, cross the Connecticut River and take Rte. 12-A north for approx. 10 miles. Across from the Plainfield Historical Society. (Click here for maps)

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These old estates don’t come around much anymore so it’s exciting to present this collection, the closets and attics had all sorts of stuff stashed away for generations, many good items still yet to be found, beginning early at 9:45 with silver, jewelry and coins then immediately following, antiques and general items sold in an un-cataloged format so please attend!

In Part: strong birdseye maple Centennial chest on chest, bonnet top, claw and ball feet; 19th C. cherry 2 part corner cupboard; early rectangular top hutch table with lift up seat; early 2 part set back cupboard panel doors top and bottom; Federal canopy bed, Daniel Clay; Federal cherry 4 drawer chest; curly maple and other early Federal stands; floral paint decorated Scandinavian cupboard; antique set back cupboard in blue paint; early tavern tables; early cherry Chippendale Pembroke table cross stretchers; 2 part Victorian cylinder roll secretary; clean antique walnut “S” roll top desk with chair; clean raised panel oak knee hole desk; several good stacking bookcases including one with leaded glass doors; vintage oak 2 part Hoosier cabinet; nice stacking oak file unit; 2 quality marble top walnut parlor tables recessed marble; Victorian sewing table with Broadway NY makers label; double pedestal dining table, set of 8 good quality dining chairs; set of 8 Old Hickory dining chairs; antique oak side by side; Danish rosewood and brass bed; Danish floor lamp; clean Q.A. style wing chairs; 20thC. Butcher’s block/pot rack kitchen unit; and more



Accessories: Italian marble bust young girl signed A. Piazza with marble pedestal; other alabaster pedestal; large Pairpoint reverse painted table lamp; good antique reverse painted table lamps, including puffy and winter scene; several antique brass student lamps; phonograph with morning glory horn; Victorian banquet lamps; floral leaded glass table lamp; several early whale oil lamps some colored; 32” Orientalist sculpture; 2 good copper lined antique humidors; antique spool cabinet; Edison phonograph with horn and rolls; Chinese rosewood box; bronze monkey candlesticks; Inuit stone sculpture; antique spice boxes; miniature Empire 4 drawer chest; early lighting; early silhouettes; antique William Tell mechanical bank; several old door stops including Noah’s Arch and cats; many early dresser boxes; decorated stoneware; early pantry boxes; folky bird house; old golf clubs; cast iron horse hitching post 1872; other ball top antique full size hitching post; slip decorated red ware; 2 large iron farm bells; good brass pails; trunk full of and antique bisques head dolls, Steiner, Parian, Bergman and others; Cassige child’s sewing machine; early cat toy; salesman sample cabinet Walter Baker and Co.; vintage sign Newfound lake NH; rare early surveyors chain;  old wood working and other tools, many planes plus old tool box; Nantucket purse and baskets; Louis Vuitton travel bag; bronze “doctors” sign; oak sign “manuscript room” 58”; old post office sign, other signs; great antique barrel form wood washing machine with wringer; early hobby horse of paint; 2 antique oak wall phones; etc.  


Clocks and Cameras: Seth Thomas 55” wall regulator clock; impressive 3 piece Egyptian Revival clock set with sphinx; unique small size black forest type clock; curly maple Sessions clock; Triumph walnut clock, mirrored sides; majolica shelf clock; 3 weight carved oak floor clock; carriage clocks including Tiffany and Co.; clock parts; Nikon cameras including Rangefinder with Zeiss lenses, other Nikons; Minox miniature camera, Kodak #1; Victor Cine Model 4 camera with case; early DeVry motion picture projector; 2 German WWII radios; 1954 Oceanic radio. Y600, others;  


Instruments: Closet-full of violins and instruments, 12 antique violins some with bows, guitar, mandolin, banjo, clarinets, harpsichords, trumpet and more; 


Vintage Coke (coca cola) #44 vending machine 10 cent; Coca cola Cornelius dispenser; coke cooler floor model, other vintage coke advertising; Outdoor related- iron bird bath; sundials on stands; garden urns; brass armillary; iron garden bed edging; weathervanes; wooden fence gate old shutters, outdoor architectural ornaments and more



Various antique and vintage estate firearms, including 1898 Springfield, Winchester model 88, other Winchester long gun, old Savage over under, old revolvers and 2 old Colts, WWII German guns and others; 2 old swords; WWII Navy and Coast Guard uniform; Gettysburg bullets; buttons including military; 48 star flag and other, other antique military will be found as we unpack trunks; Winchester adv. 1906; some old fishing related; boat model, “sea worthy boats”, Chester Rimmer; shore bird and duck decoys;    


Chinese and Japanese porcelains, Satsuma and Imari; Russian porcelain tea set; Japanese bronze vase; Chinese export platter; Asian celadon platter; large jasperware cheese dome; early pearl ware; early Delft plate of Van Speyk; set of Minton Stanwood china; set of Royal Worcester china; Phoenix ware flying turkey; Satsuma vase lamp; French Cache pots; selection of old cut glass;  Silver: French 800 silver 3 piece tea set; other English silver 3 piece set; heavy Mexican silver platters and bowls; many other assorted lots of sterling including unique and desirable objects- group lots of flatware and tableware; fish set boxed; coins including two 5$ gold coins 1908 and 1909, selection of silver coins including old silver dollars other coins; Jewelry: 14k gold and diamond bracelet; pair of diamond stud earrings; diamond and 14k gold rings; antique ladies gold wrist watches; G.W. Russell sterling watch; gold pins and cameos; 14k gold lighter and gold pencil; various gold rings some with stones; Dunhill sterling lighter; Southwest silver pieces; other jewelry lots


Art: large 19th C. oil cows; 2 watercolors landscapes by L.W. Howard; early still life oils strawberries; Inuit art; Japanese wood cuts; selection of Jewish art; Ringling Bros. broadside; A.B. Frost chromolithographs; various sporting prints including Bishop; Maxfield Parrish prints;


Selection of antique Oriental Rugs mostly scatters; antiques quilts; lot old textiles including needlework piano scarfs; old derby hat with case; Native American rugs, antique hooked pictorial rugs and so much more!