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Great October Estate Auction

Featuring Antiques, Mission, Mid Century, Modern, silver, sporting related, antique and collectable firearms.

  • Great October Estate Auction
  • Great October Estate Auction
  • Great October Estate Auction
  • Great October Estate Auction
  • Great October Estate Auction
  • Great October Estate Auction
  • Great October Estate Auction

WHEN: Saturday, October 27
from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

PREVIEW: Sat 8:30 am or by appointment

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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Please join us for our annual fall antique and sporting auction, over 500 lots will be sold in a fast paced traditional auction format, no catalog so requests are welcome, no reserves so all your bids are appreciated! Delivery service available 




Furniture: Mission oak: Gustav Stickley trestle base library table; Limbert oak library 2 drawer desk; Stickley Bros. server; 2 mission oak bookcases; Stickley Mission oak Morris chair other Morris chairs; pr. of Limbert armchairs; Limbert tabouret stand; Mission oak even arm prairie settle; many Mission oak armchairs and lounge chairs; Mission oak costumer; 3 curved glass oak china closets; mission oak bookcase; large carved mahogany mirrored back china closet; oak leaded glass stacking bookcase- Minty, 2 other stacking bookcases; round oak dining table; oak 4 dr. file; Herschedes 9 tube grandfather clock; good cast iron garden bench; 2 Texas horn chairs; set of 6 Q.A. style dining chairs; mahogany dining table with 6 leaves; Victorian marble top furniture; good oak wardrobe; antique post office boxes; early country deacons benches; early blanket boxes; early one dr. stands; early walnut jelly cupboard; set of 8 plank seat country dining chairs; antique chopping block; tiger maple full size bed; 2 other tall poster beds; mahogany block front chest; reeded leg Federal inlaid card; early cupboards; old octagonal bolt cabinet; Adirondack chairs;  and more


Danish teak table and 6 chairs signed Moller; Swedish teak sofa label of John Stuart; signed Nelo leather chair and ottoman; Swedish lounge and ottoman Dux; other designer; Custom made tiger maple shoe foot farm table; country round top dining table; set of 6 arrow back chairs; Lambert Hitchcock decorated chest; other lambert Hitchcock; table; large forged iron log holder; Ethan Allen leather black recliner; brown leather recliner; clean double pedestal dining tables; Mission style couch rocker and coffee table; other modern


Accessories: Many early door stops; several early duck decoys including pintail; early game boards; early samplers; early treen and wooden ware; blue decorated stoneware; folk art bird house; sheet metal weather vane; carved wood eagle; 2 vintage gum ball machines including Ford; Syrup dispenser; Singer featherweight sewing machine; vintage adv. signs including barber shop, De Laval porcelain;  and others; antique stained glass window with Harvard College emblem; marble pedestal; doll house; Edison Home phonograph; pineapple hitching post; old violins; early butter stamps; good sleigh bells; old blue painted firkins; early silhouettes; several boxes of toy trains including American Flyer; large 58” regulator wall clock; Vienna regulator clock; crystal regulator shelf clock; old Victorian and other lighting; other clocks; many old signs including 8’ “look out for the locomotive”; Buddy L ladder truck and Express line truck; ship model in case; surveyors transit with tripod; ships wheel;  old game wheel and more!


Pottery and porcelains: Early cut glass unique design; French faience birdcage; flow blue; Wedgwood 13 States plates; set of Waterford wine glasses, other Waterford; colored wines; set of Rosenthal china; set of Lenox china; set of Limoges china; 80 pc. set of Franciscan Desert Rose; Boehme bird figures; Chinese snuff bottles; old apothecary bottles; selection of Roseville pottery; Rookwood pottery; Gouda pottery; Van Briggle and Moorcroft pottery; other art pottery; art glass including enamel decorated and Webb; other art glass


Art: large 19th C. oil Indian encampment; vintage oil paintings sporting scenes; oil E. Anderson carnival; 4 abstract oils by Eve Wasser; great Winchester print adv. prints dogs; Old West and Rodeo print Jo Moro 1833; Hercules Powder calendar; KY Whiskey Adv.; selection of good signed hunting and sporting prints including Leonard Danchin; 2 oils signed Helen Haye Brooks; oil by Hector Salas; 1837 fracture; various Japanese woodblocks; 1860 rolled map US; other VT and NH maps; 2 early Audubon’s; Currier and Ives; signed S. Dali; etc.  


Silver:  Large selection of sterling silver (over 50 lots) including 2 flatware sets; 5 piece sterling tea set; sterling water pitchers and tea pots; several partial sets of flatware; 2 sterling Francis the 1st bowls; sterling goblets and sherbets; ornate Kirk sterling; many interesting silver group lots; costume jewelry  and more


Antique and vintage firearms: Parker Bros. PH grade 10 gauge with orig. 32” bbls; A H Fox 12 gauge; well engraved o/u shotgun; Williams and Powell double bbl shotgun; Ruger red label o/u 12 gauge; Winchester skeet gun, Model 12, engraved; Winchester model 52; Pre 64 Winchester 32 spec. with box; 1953 Marlin 30-30 with box; other model 94 Winchesters; Winchester model 70 rifle; Winchester model 62-A; Savage 30-06 with scope; Ruger No. 1 rifle; Browning 308 Winchester with scope; Browning 7mm 308 rifle; model 1898 Springfield; several Stevens shotguns; Remington rolling block; Stevens model 11 long gun and 25 cal.; black powder long guns; antique double bbl shotguns, Sauer; D H Hilliard Cornish NH under hammers; antique Smith and Wesson and Colt revolvers; and other firearms; pellet guns; various lots of ammo; plus more


Military: early Norwich U cadet jacket; WWI helmet and gas mask; WWII helmets and trench art; military bugle; swords and various hunting and other knives;


Taxidermy:  Mountain Lion’s rug; Zebra skin rug; large elk mount; Ram and sheep’s head mounts; prong horn mount; antelope mount; white tail deer mounts; stuffed ducks; other taxidermy, large iron bear trap;


Fishing: several split bamboo fly rods by Hardy, Leonard, Orvis  and others; selection of fishing reels including Orvis fly reels; several lots of antique fishing tackle; early Orvis including minnow trap with box; fishing creels; fly fishing related many lots sold as collections and lots more!


Misc: like new Artic Cat ATV 4 wheeler 4x4 automatic; Panasonic black leather massage chair; elliptical trainer Vision X6100; 1956 New York Yankees baseball with team autographs including Yogi Berra, Mickey Mantle and Phil Rizzuto; early leather football helmet; other sports related; selection of Oriental rugs room size and scatters; several antique quilts; 2 antique Indian rugs; Dan Marino signed jersey and much more




Over 500 lots sold in a random format (no catalog) and unreserved!