Unreserved Artifacts Auction
Featuring the Wonderly & Collins Collections : 17th C. Oneida & Onondaga Iroquois Artifacts dug by Mr. Wonderly, plus select Pre-historic Artifacts from the Collins Collection of the Mid-Atlantic & Midwest.
WONDERLY COLLECTION: Jesuit Rings, Flintlock Gun Parts, Trade Thimbles, Lead Effigies, Lead Bale Seals, Knives, Mouth Harps, Glass & Shell Beads, Brass Kettles, Bone & Iron Awls, Copper Points, over 25 Iron Trade Axes, Musket Balls & Shot. Etc., Etc.
COLLINS COLLECTION: Top Grade Lithics: Hardin, Clovis, Thebes, Hopewell, Dovetail etc. Points; Discoidals; Pipes; Gorgets; Pendants; Birdstones; Pottery; Etc.
PLUS A NICE SELECTION OF LOCAL TAXIDERMY.
The Estate of Michael Brown, 1953-2013: a true Old Fashioned Auction
Featured in this Unreserved sale is a scarce Vintage Automoton Guthermann Black Musicians Toy in working condition with the articulated figures accompanied by music. Also, there is a wonderful Marx mechanical "Ring-a-Ling" Circus wind-up toy in working condition. Of special interest is a documented 1865 Civil War Sword complete with Scabbard, Hanger & Belt with Buckle which belonged to Asa P. Pierce of the Union 26th Regiment New York Cavalry with a copy of the original National Archive Veteran's Records; along with a Civil War Drum dated 1865 & signed, " C. Betts P. Leyden N.Y." The exterior bears an oval cartouche decorated with an American Eagle & Flag, double Cannons, Banner & Flags.
In addition the sale consists of a good selection of Early Whale Oil, Camphene & Kero Lighting; Textiles; Art Glass; a good Horological Trade Sign, Early Books; a Document signed by William H. Seward: Secretary of State 1852; a great collection of North Country GAR Badges; Toys & Dolls; Paintings & Prints, including several landscapes of the North Country; Fireplace items; a good selection of original painted Furniture, including a petite 18th C. Queen Anne highboy as well as a great selection of Antique Accessories.
Plan on attending this real "Old Fashioned" Heirloom Auction with over 340 lots to be sold.
Preview for this auction starts at 2:30 pm the day of the auction or by calling our office Monday - Friday @ 607-988-2523 to schedule an appointment.
Estates fron Lewis & Otsego Co., NY w/selected additions
This unreserved auction of 320 Lots will include: early Toys, Silver, Coins, early Cast Iron Fencing, early Photo Images, early Wrought Iron, Baskets, Books & Ephemera, Paintings & Prints, Ceramics & Glassware, Country & Vintage Furniture plus a variety of good Accessories.