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The December Auction

Featuring modern furnishings, silver, jewelry, coins, stamps, clothing and couture, holiday related, books and ephemera

  • The December Auction
  • The December Auction
  • The December Auction
  • The December Auction
  • The December Auction

WHEN: Sunday, December 9
from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM

PREVIEW: 9:00am 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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Over 500 lots of estate material to be sold unreserved in an un-cataloged format, requests are welcome, this will be a really fun auction!

Estate Jewelry: over 100 lots from single pieces to group and costume lots, get here early to preview it all, several 14k gold charm bracelets; several 14k gold bangle bracelets; 14k gold sapphire and diamond rings; many single diamond and multi stone diamond rings in gold; sapphire and diamond necklace plus earrings; antique gold amethysts bracelet, earrings and rings; 18k gold rings set with kunzite, tourmaline and other stones; antique gold cufflinks; several antique 14k gold pocket watches; several antique gold fobs and watch or slide chains; 14k gold opal rings and pendants; pearl necklaces; gold scarab bracelets; a selection of amber jewelry with insects, plus a box of rough amber and much more jewelry

 

Coins:   to include 1850 half cent, 1908-S Indian cent, 1917 type one quarter, 1902 gold sovereign, type coins, silver dollars, 90% silver lots plus bulk lots, 2 estate lot of coins including $5 and $10 gold pieces, many silver dollars bag lots of silver coins; and lots of misc coins;

 

Silver: 80 pc. set of sterling flatware, other partials sets of sterling flatware; sterling silver 4 pc. tea set, other partial tea sets; several sterling bowls and plates; Cartier sterling box; sterling dresser boxes; French enamel boxes; sterling candlesticks, Spratling bowl and other sterling silver   

 

Glass/China: Royal Doulton china “Athens”, Set of Royal Albert China Nova Scotia Tartan; Coalport china Hong Kong pattern; set of Lenox china; Herend porcelains; several Simon Pierce glass vases, lamps and bowls; Lalique glass; collection of Steuben animal figures; Waterford stemware; -2 lots of Battersea boxes; Lladro and Doulton figures; collection of Hummels, Villeroy & Boch Naif Christmas, early flow blue, oyster plates and art glass; Roseville, Moorcroft and other art pottery; Delft plates; Japanese pillow rests; Chinese vases; other Asian

 

Vintage: Bakelite napkin rings; collection of bottle openers; gun cane other canes; Leica camera, other cameras; antique fountain pens including 14k gold; and more  

 

Antiques: old carousel horse on stand; selection of antique doorstops; several old RR lanterns; Old Native American stone relics; Pre Columbian pottery; crystal candelabras; early toleware lamps; pr. French bronze and marble lamps; several antique portrait paintings; sculpture of Caesar; decorated stoneware; redware lamp; Mikiphone pocket phonograph; fire buckets, etc.     

 

Trains-Antique Toys: 1957 Lionel train set “Girls Set”; 2 other sets of Lionel trains sold as lots; other trains; lot of antique Christmas ornaments including Santas; old teddy bears; old dolls; doll house; old marbles; one large lot of Raggedy Anne dolls and collectables; other antique toys and related;   

 

Vintage furniture: quality inlaid sideboard labeled Rishel Brothers NY; Kittinger double pedestal dining table; Kittinger Q.A style draw leaf dining table; set of 8 Chippendale style dining chairs; several French bergeres; powder blue Art Nouveau chest; marble top ornate gilt parlor table; pair of painted and gilt m/t consoles; pair of Leopard upholstered club chairs; Adams style paint decorated queen size tester bed with matching bench; wrought iron patio sets; French stands and more  

 

Modern: leather 2 cushion sofa; Paul McCobb double dresser; Hans Wegner chair; modern cherry tall chest; Pompanoosuc server, sideboard, table and chairs plus a coat tree; Brunswick Pool table; brown Leather sectional sofa; upholstered sectional sofa like new; leather Chesterfield club chair; blue sofa bed; King and Queen-size beds complete; modern dining sets; entertainment including flat screen TV; NH Craftsman counter stools; 2 nice folding screens;  

 

Clothing and related: antique ladies and vintage clothing; several expensive fur coats; Japanese robe; other interesting gold thread robes; woman’s couture including handbags; and more coming from the closets

 

Art/Prints: several vintage Dartmouth Winter Carnival posters; Liberty Loan poster and other posters; Sabra Field woodcuts, “Christmas Tree” and “Autumn Pool”; and R. Dufy print; 2 French Toulouse Lautrec prints; Chinese ancestral portrait; abstract oil painting; winter scene pastel, E. Caser, etc.

 

Books and Ephemera: various group lots of books including a David Copperfield 1st edition, a signed Robert Frost, 1904 The Songs of Roland; 6 Vol. 1716 Homer; 1889 Hartford town history; a selection of leather bound books many sets; good selection of art and antique reference books; See website for book lots, several lots of old post cards; vintage theatre playbills from the 1920’-1940s; old Playboy magazines; 2 collections of vintage baseball cards; 2 stamp collections- Zeppelin stamps, old photo’s and more ephemera  

 

Rugs: several quality room size rugs including Karastan, various scatter and runner Oriental rugs; antique quilts;

 

Misc: Drum set; DJ system, floor model harp, speakers and amp.: vintage Klipsch and Ross speakers; Roland FP keyboard with stand; old violin; Jet ban saw; etc.