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December Holiday Auction: The Unique Gift

Antiques - Accessories - Toys - sporting memorabilia - Jewelry - silver - Minks - Vintage ladies apparel, and more

  • December Holiday Auction: The Unique Gift
  • December Holiday Auction: The Unique Gift
  • December Holiday Auction: The Unique Gift
  • December Holiday Auction: The Unique Gift
  • December Holiday Auction: The Unique Gift
  • December Holiday Auction: The Unique Gift
  • December Holiday Auction: The Unique Gift
  • December Holiday Auction: The Unique Gift
  • December Holiday Auction: The Unique Gift
  • December Holiday Auction: The Unique Gift

This will be an exciting auction, over 500 items selected from NH and VT estates with a focus on the unique gift for the holidays or for those needing a quality piece of furniture we will have it. Please plan to attend as we are one of the last regional auction houses that do not offer internet bidding, keeping live auctions fun and entertaining, open to the public.

Jewelry: approx. 75 lots to include: Sapphire and diamond bracelet; sapphire and diamond rings: ruby and diamond rings; various diamond rings along with a large selection of gold rings set with precious and semi-precious stones; gold bead necklaces; selection of gold pins and brooches; several sets of gold earrings with stones; antique gold lockets; ladies and men’s wrist watches; a large selection of gold and silver pocket watches along with watch parts; several lots of designer sterling silver including Tiffany and Timothy Grannis; silver bracelet and earrings by Robert Lee Morris and Sandra Messinger; David Yurman earrings and bracelet; several lots of estate jewelry to be sold in groups; vintage silver belt signed B. Kieselstien; many large lots of costume jewelry, scrap gold and much more

 

Coins: Selection of gold coins including $50 gold coin, $5 and $10 gold coins; several other American and European gold coins; selection of old silver coins; other vintage coins, selection of fractional currency, other related

 

Silver: 4 sterling flatware sets in cases, many other odd lots of sterling flatware; Towle sterling serving tray; sterling bowls and water pitcher; sterling tableware including Kirk, many other nice groupings of silver.

 

Apparel: Ladies clothing by; Chanel, Burberry, Armani, Saint Laurent, Pauline Trigere, Louis Feraud, Cheline and others; fine like new Mink coat, cost $25,000 new (auction estimate $500-$800) several other fine fur coats and jackets; Gucci purse and vintage briefcase; Chanel black leather purse and bag, ladies hats and bags by known designers; WWII uniform and with bugle;  

 

Furniture: Fine Chippendale slant lid desk with a good interior; set of 6 antique pillow back chairs; country round top hutch table; other early dining tables and blanket boxes; antique oak Hoosier cabinet; 4 section stacking  bookcase, other Lawyers bookcase; antique walnut 2 door bookcase; Victorian oak small wardrobe and tall chest by Horner; Victorian split pedestal base dining table with leaves; antique walnut armoire; turtle top marble top table; oak ice chest; oak  ice box; 2 carved Victorian double door bookcases; small size antique sofa table; kidney shaped kneehole desk; bellows form coffee table; Arts and Crafts folding screen; oak chests and Larkin desk; vintage floor model Victrola; Clean custom: English yew wood lingerie chest; quality Baker furniture including table and 4 chairs; Baker tall chest and a pair of smaller dressers; good pair of French bergeres by Gilberte; Henredon breakfront; black leather small chesterfield sofa; clean wing chairs and modern loveseat; vintage bar stools; and  much more

 

Accessories: selection of antique Chinese porcelains; cloisonné lamp; antique sword with scabbard; marble shelf clock; Royal Bonn shelf clock, cast iron figural clock; Vienna wall clock, other clocks; Singer featherweight and 301A sewing machines; concertina in case; Native American baskets; Inuit carved stone carved figures, other Native American; good Meerschaum pipe; 2 spool cabinets; Pairpoint table lamp; leaded glass table lamps; antique student lamps; English 2 bottle tantalus; 2 strands of sleigh bells; decorated toleware; 32 hole candle mold; antique violin; early brass and copper; early pewter; Black Raven shoe shine box; antique lightning rod; Leica camera; Colebrookdale iron dresser mirror; early stick barometer; vintage bronze chandelier with matching sconces; several vintage iron banks including Tammany; decorated stoneware; early ice skates; antique tools box and tools; early machinist chest; 2 Edison phonographs with horns and rolls; copper molds; early iron and more   

 

Collectables: lot of Dept. 56 Dickens Heritage series; many Royal Doulton figures; selection of antique Canton china; Lowestoft china; flow blue china; Villeroy and Boch china; B and G china set; Minton and other china; selection of Waterford stemware; Historical Blue China; antique bottles/flasks; antique colored globe skaters lamp; Staffordshire figures; Battersea boxes and tiebacks; perfume bottles; Netsukes; Mettlach and other early German steins; Delft tableware; ABC plates; Limoges oyster plates, other Limoges; silver overlay; Wavecrest dresser boxes; Steuben threaded glass vase; good piece of cameo glass; selection of Simon Pearce glass; vintage records with player and much more 

 

Toys/Sporting related: French Bru doll; other dolls; trunk full of antique teddy bears including Steiff; black dolls; Shoenhut toys; several boxes of trains including Lionel; antique toy barn with cows; box lot of Vintage Tonka Toys; Match Box cars; autograph photograph Williams and Dimaggio; photo Babe Ruth and Ty Cobb; large collection of baseball cards; several MLB signed balls, and more signed and collectable MLB related; signed hockey jerseys; super bowl related; antique Chinese checkers and backgammon games;

 

Books/Ephemera: Several lots of old and unique books; a great ca. 1900 Dartmouth scrap album with vintage photos of Hanover NH; 1934 bubble gum trade cards, Beetle and other trade cards; antique play bills; selection of Nutting and Sawyer prints; etching by Stephen Parrish; w/c’s by Morin, Moulton, Wagner and other Dartmouth artistry; artist proof skaters by Ameche; other vintage holiday art; selection of early engravings and prints some Historical; etc.

 

 

Textiles:  A selection of Oriental rugs, room size and scatters; antique hooked rugs; several antique quilts and table linen; early needlework purses; framed Asian needleworks; other textiles

WHEN: Saturday, December 14
from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

PREVIEW: Friday 13th from 12-5 pm and 8:30 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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