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Back By Popular Demand - A Tuesday Evening Auction, of Antiques, Collectibles and Coins

Featuring the estate of the late Robert Hay

  • Back By Popular Demand - A Tuesday Evening Auction, of Antiques, Collectibles and Coins
  • Back By Popular Demand - A Tuesday Evening Auction, of Antiques, Collectibles and Coins
  • Back By Popular Demand - A Tuesday Evening Auction, of Antiques, Collectibles and Coins
  • Back By Popular Demand - A Tuesday Evening Auction, of Antiques, Collectibles and Coins

WHEN: Tuesday, September 18
from 5:30 PM to 10:00 PM

PREVIEW: starts 12:00 noon day of 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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 This auction has something for all types! There are antique silver and gold coins from a local lock box, art works and early furniture from the estate of Robert (Bob) Hay. Bob was an old friend of ours and resided in one of the oldest houses in Plainfield. He collected all sorts of early country antiques. Also included are items from many other estates - please plan to attend! A very brief listing follows, as we are still unpacking…

Beginning at 5:30: Approx. 30 lots of antique coins to include 1881 10 dollar gold piece, other 1901 ten dollar gold coin; 1909 and 1915 five dollar gold coins; two 2/12 gold coins; one dollar gold coin; 1883-cc GSA silver dollar, other silver dollars, 1826 +1829 Bust halves, 1831 Bust quarter, 90% silver lots, type coins and bulk lots including U.S., Canadian and foreign, plus others.

Country antiques including many early chests of drawers from c. 1780-1850; good selection of early blanket boxes, some in paint; early tavern and work tables; assembled sets of Windsor chairs; early Pembroke tables; 19th C. solid birdseye maple commode; Federal one and two drawer stands; serpentine card table; pair of Pilgrim style corner chairs, Nutting?; early carved Q.A tea table; gate leg table; 18th C Chippendale slant lid desk; Two-part country corner cupboard; other floor cupboards; Queen Anne tap table; 18th c Queen Anne highboy base with fan carved drawer; country step down Windsor bench with plank seat.

White-painted wicker sofa chairs and occasional tables; synthetic plastic whicker settee and 2 chairs; French style sofa; clean empire and Victorian sofas; round cherry dining table with leaf; nesting tables with checkerboard top; and more

Good early oval chopping bowl with handles; several early cast iron door stops; early candle lanterns; several Federal eglomise mirrors; Chippendale wall mirrors; decorative gilt mirrors and others; pillar and scroll Eli Terry shelf clock, 3 steeple clocks one signed Brewster, carriage and other antique clocks; Shaker berry bucket and pantry box; document box with Portsmouth label, other document boxes; decorated stone ware; early anchor andirons, early dolphin andirons other early fireplace related; old bus stop sign; music stand; pair of leaded glass windows manner of Frank Lloyd Wright; Indian pottery bowl and belt; Shaker child’s settee; Chippendale mirror with eagle crest; several cast iron still banks.

Art: several oils by Henry MacGinnis; selection of oil paintings including still life from Woolworth Estate, Miami; Canadian Rockies landscape; Mt.  Shasta landscape; Seascape signed Isidor Wetchler; various Currier and Ives; fire-proof portfolio chest full of unframed art; etchings and English lithos; boxes of antique frames; many box lots of art treasures

Selection of sterling silver table wares bowls, vases and candlesticks; various lots of costume jewelry; Bernardaud Limoges vases; flow blue and historical blue; Wedgwood plates; pair of porcelain figures green anchor mark; pair of Staffordshire cats, other Staffordshire figures; selection of blue and white canton and Rose Medallion; and much more glass and china 

Rugs: 2 room size Chinese rugs; several other room size Oriental rugs; various antique scatter rugs; nice applique quilts; crochet spreads and linen; and much more!

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