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Summer Estate Auction - Under Tents

Cool antiques and modern plus Civil War related

  • Summer Estate Auction - Under Tents
  • Summer Estate Auction - Under Tents
  • Summer Estate Auction - Under Tents
  • Summer Estate Auction - Under Tents
  • Summer Estate Auction - Under Tents
  • Summer Estate Auction - Under Tents

WHEN: Friday, July 20
from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

PREVIEW: 8:30 am morning of the sale

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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Every July we set up the tents on the grounds of the Auction Gallery, fill them full of cool and affordable antiques plus clean modern furnishings, fire up the grills and have a grand old time. Property from the Kuniholm family Woodstock VT, the Tiffin family Boston MA. And the Chellis family Meriden NH and others.

A sampling of items:  2 good stacking oak bookcases one with a desk section; clean oak Hoosier cupboard; unusual antique cherry cylinder desk; great pair of carved oak armchairs with North Wind face; antique mahogany dentil cabinet; good Hepplewhite 2 over 3 drawer chest other early Federal chests; fan carved antique block front chest; small size Victorian settee; semi antique saw buck dining table; full size birdseye maple bed with matching dresser; VT Sheraton deck top hard wood chest; various country floor cupboards; set of 8 antique pillow back Hitchcock chairs with 2 arm; 6 piece mahogany bedroom set; period Pembroke and other drop leaf tables; early Federal stands; antique watch makers cabinet; oak bookcases; oak knee hole desk; good walnut mirrored back hall tree; marble top Victorian furniture; great pair of Rosewood Victorian armchairs; rare Federal period reeded leg extension table; Southern dower chest; other antiques

Clean modern: circular cherry dining table with pedestal base; 2 country pine farm tables; cherry modern narrow tall chest; cherry narrow bookcase open front; white painted iron queen size bed complete; pair of clean club chairs and ottomans; Cool Art Deco GE refrigerator (working); set of 4 Mid Century armchairs signed Gunlocke Co.; Swedish Mid Century coffee table and 2 stands, Dux; pr. of Mid Century whicker and iron chairs; pr. of MIT college chairs; pair of custom made walnut hanging shelves; pair of custom made walnut one drawer stands; etc.

Civil War related: used by Cobb White Ludlow MA - Civil War era Gulcher rifle with daguerreotype of the soldier along with his diaries; 2 antique 1860 Civil War sabers; Civil War cartridge case; Civil Ware belts and buckles; Colt and Smith and Wesson 1860 revolvers; antique boot pistol; 1903 Springfield; GEW Spandau; Stevens over under 22/410; 3 antique saddles including U.S. Cavalry and side saddles; trench art; Needlework samplers; wire egg baskets; gas globe "Gulf"; Wrigley gum scale; blue bird stoneware crock, many other crocks with Advertising; 1885 paint decorated powder keg; decoys; 2 wicker planters; knife blade andirons and other period brass and copper; interesting pipe box; spool and silks oak cabinet; Frary and Clark coffee mill old paint; brass stock phone; antique chopping bowls; bronze bear; antique Indian basket;

Misc jewelry: including gold pocket watches with gold fobs; Mickey Mouse watch; gold cane other canes; misc. silver objects; paperweights; mahjong set; Blue Danube china; Kaiser china; selection of modern crystal objects; Simon Pearce glass; collection of Hummels; majolica plates; Buffalo pottery baby plates; fairy lamps; art glass; Paul Revere pottery; 12 Baccarat wines; old jackknives and fountain pens; boxes fish flatware sets and more;

Misc: Various antique Oriental rugs; antique quilts and cover lets; Indian blankets; over 500 stereo view cards and viewers; collection of weight driven shelf clocks other antique shelf clocks; other art works in good frames; cast iron lawn ornaments; antique lighting including bronze hanging lamps and student lamps; cobblers vice and related; early scales; iron farm bell; good antique tool bench; good antique wicker carriages; early ice skates and snowshoes; Kate Greenaway and other related children's books and more

Art: 19th C portrait paintings; 2 oils signed Harrison Barnes; oil signed Virginia Hamilton; oil Langson Lathrop; other art works and tons more!