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Old Fashioned Estate Auction, Featuring the Alan Thulander Estate Francestown NH

This sale features approx. 100 lots of vintage fireman's memorabilia, over 200 miniature lamps, good country accessories and a collection of antique and collectible firearms.

  • Old Fashioned Estate Auction, Featuring the Alan Thulander Estate Francestown NH
  • Old Fashioned Estate Auction, Featuring the Alan Thulander Estate Francestown NH

We are pleased to have been selected to offer the estate of avid collector Alan Thulander, late of Francestown, NH, who operated his own "Fireman Museum." 

To include: Lamps, with over 200 miniature lamps, approx.100 lots of vintage firefighter memorabilia, clocks and much more. In addition, a firearm collection from the estate of Howard L. Robinson, Pembroke, NH; other Antique guns from private collections and country furniture and accessories from select NH and VT homes, will round out this eclectic sale. 

This will be an uncatalogued sale, to be sold at random and by request. 

In Part: Large selection of fireman collectibles, inc. nozzles, lanterns, posters, axes, coats, bell, helmets, toys, hydrant, alarm bells, photos, jackets, much more.

Accessories: Large selection of old bottles; large selection of antique shelf clocks; clock parts; large paddle lock collection; sev. doll furniture items; several pairs of andirons and early fenders; 3 pc. Girandole mantle set; large lot of vintage clothing and hats; many hearth fireplace items; barn lanterns; huge collection of miniature lamps; many still packed-sold in lots; folk art carved bone falcon

Furniture: Burl walnut William & Mary highboy two-part with document drawer (restored); Chippendale slant lid desks in maple and cherry; 17th C. English paneled blanket box; Queen Anne and Chippendale blanket chests with simulated and real drawers; several tavern and tap tables; red painted sawbuck table; set-back cupboards; set of country chairs; Sheraton chest; 19th C. country Kas; child’s slant lid desk; country set-back cupboard; jelly cupboard in mustard paint; country corner cupboard

Other: Pair of Staffordshire cow figures; pair of shaped wall sconces; early portrait paintngs; hanging wall cupboard; spice chest; many country smalls; early iron; weathervanes; stoneware inc. some with blue; sterling silver flatware set; sel. Silver casket plaques; other sterling tableware; inlaid music box; sev. pocket watches inc. some gold; silver proof sets; $5 and $10 dollar gold coins.

Firearms: From the Howard L. Robinson estate to include several Winchester rifles-Browning rifles, Remington, Ruger, Savage, Ceska, Marlin; Shotguns inc. Winchester, Baker, Ithaca, Mossberg, Remington, Browning; Military inc. Springfield, Mauser, Remington muzzle loader; sev. hand guns inc. Colt, Ruger, Iver-Johnson, Smith and Wesson, etc. check website for models and calibers.  Small selection of ammunition-8 boxes; selection of knives; various loose scopes…

Other guns from a Northern VT and New London, NH home to include: Parker Bros. shotgun; Remington model 3200 skeet gun; WWII Japanese Samurai sword; Japanese WWII hand grenade




WHEN: Saturday, January 25
from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

PREVIEW: Friday, January 24th noon to 6:00 pm & 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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