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Sports Memorabilia-1888 Gray Studio Charlie Ferguson Cabinet Baseball card used for prototype for N-172 Old Judge Tobacco cards, graded and authenticated by SGC 10, Ted Williams signed lithograph with letter of authenticity 14″ x 17.5″ (27″ x 23″ frame) #4056 out of 5000, Super Bowl official game coin.  Detroit Feb 5, 2006, limited minted #0438, 1 troy ounce, Complete set of 1979 Topps Baseball cards in binder, Complete set of 1980 Topps Baseball cards in binder, Complete set of 1978 Topps Baseball cards in binder, Collection of 188 1962 Topps Baseball cards, Collection of 188 1962 Topps Baseball cards, 1887 Old Judge N-172 Cigarette Baseball card Kuehne Pittsburg, 1887 Old Judge N-172 Cigarette Baseball Card Alcott St. Louis, Bobby Orr Autographed Boston Bruins Puck, Two Johnny Pesky Autographed items, Certified Fleer Hat, and poster, Original 1889 Boston Bean Eaters Team Photo 9 1/2×7, Wood Carved life size prize fighter 60″, Collection of football cards 1960′s to include Merlin Olsen, Willie Davis, Len Dawson, John Unitas, John Mackey, Bobby Thompson etc., 19th Century Cabinet Card Depicting an unknown Baseball player with bat photographed by Elmer Chickering Boston Massachusetts, much more.

Militaria-Brass cannon 5 1/4″, 240 postcards, includes Brunswick Maine, real Military photos , WWII Commemorative Lot with Bomber jacket, squadron Jacket and books detailing the Flying Horseman, US Air force Military International Hanging Wall Clock 64″, WWII Sesenich 61/2′ Airplane Propeller, German Eickhorn Pattern 1716 Sword in case, Two WWII paint decorated helmet liners Marine Corps intact mesh in good condition and Infantry “Follow Me” intact mesh in good condition unattached in two places., Circa 1820′s New York State Militia Sword  35″, Lodge Sword with Eagle 38 1/2″, 1840 Book “The Naval Monument with original engravings, Military lot with measuring rules for artillery unit, US Leather holster, M1 Garand Bayonet, US Army Engineers Compass, Collection of military photos and battle scenes WWII and postcards, Large collection of Revolutionary War Era Letters, Documents, Deeds etc, including letters detailing the service of Lieutenant William Frost of Southern Maine and his commanding of the 4th regiment during the Revolutionary war, including his petition in the newly formed State of Maine 1820, asking for retirement pay for Veterans of the Revolutionary War, US Bayonet Marked UC UOS, Named United States Purple Heart, WWII Album full of photos including historic photos of IWO Jima and end of war signings aboard the USS Missouri, including graphic war photos and more, War of 1812 Saddlebag Named to General Miller, War of 1812 Cartridge Box, (US Officer’s bag, Varied Manufacturing Co. 1942,) (M1 Cartridge belt, D.M. Roe Co. 1942,) (45 70 US Cartridge belt, Made by Mills,) (M. E. Co.1944 British made cartridge belt.), Japanese Samurai Sword 41″, much more.

Firearms and Sporting-High Standard Supermatic trophy 22 long rifle target pistol with two belly weights.  Has 8″ barrel and custom walnut right handed grip.  Two Magazines and case, Carved wooden Bear with fish 15×13, Pair of 57″ Snocraft Norway Maine Snowshoes, 48″ Bear Skin Taxidermy Rug, Howling Coyote Taxidermy Mount, Three Editions of State Of New York Fisheries and Game Commission reports 1898,1899, 1900, Two leather shot gun cases brown and black, Daisy 500 shot BB gun, Large box of fishing tackle, Collection of Maine Bird Books, Striped Bass Wooden Wall carving art piece 34″, New England Firearms Pardner 12 Gauge, Ruger Mark II 22 caliber handgun, High Standard Sentinel 22 Caliber Revolver, Leather Quiver containing over 20 vintage arrows including wood and aluminum, Winchester Repeating Arms Meat Grinder, Taxidermy Animal Hoof Ashtray 8″, Hunting Accessories to incl. unopened game calls  (predator, turkey, deer), Leather and Nylon holsters and ammo belts for Thompson Center Contenders and Encores, Stevens Model 940A 16 Gauge Shotgun, Ammunition incl. 20 ga shotgun shells, .308 rifle rounds, 410 shotgun shells – modern, Thompson Center Arms System One 50 caliber black powder with black powder 12ga barrel., Black Powder Musket Accessories: Patches, Balls, Powder, Cleaning Supplies, Winchester Model 12, 12 gauge pump shotgun, Savage Arms Fox Model B 16 gauge, Winchester Model 94 Rifle 32 Win Special, Colt open top pocket revolver, 2 Pc. Lot Winchester Rust Remover and Winchester Boots, 1873 US Springfield 45-70 trapdoor, Thompson Center Encore Rifle with 12 ga. Turkey Barrel and additional barrels: 45 Colt/410 ga, barrel with forearm; 20 ga. barrel; .308 barrel with Thompson Center Scope; 20 ga. pistol grip;  all in original boxes, Smith & Wesson Model No. 2 32 caliber, Contender Pistol System by Thompson Center Arms with Recoil Proof Scope  and .22 barrel, Marlin 1898 shotgun 16 gauge, model 30, much more.

Coins-George Washington, Presidential coin & Martha Washington Bronze medal, US minted, 1986 Morgan dollar NGC, MS 62, 1884 O Morgan dollar NGC, MS 62, John Adams, Presidential coin & Abigail Adams, bronze metal, US minted, 2 pounds of .999 fine copper, 2011, Sacagawea album with coins, 2000 to 2011, P,D and proof coins of the year, 1992, 1993, 1994 premier silver proof sets, excellent condition, Ballistic roll of Presidential dollars, 50 US minted coins, sealed & uncirculated, Collection of 19 US Commemorative Coin Sets including 3 Mt. Rushmore Sets, 3 Congressional Sets, 5 Olympic Sets, 5 Constitution Sets, 2 Statue Of Liberty Sets, and 1 Korean War Set  Does Not Include Gold Coins, 20 Year Run of US Proof Sets 1978-1998, 1976 Franklin Mint 50 Commemorative Sterling Silver Medals including all fifty states.  Each medal weighs about 500 grains/total set approximately 48 troy ounces, in binder with original documentation, $20 Face Value 90% US Silver Coinage including half dollars, quarters and dimes, Five coin collection to include: 1824 Fifty cent piece VF25, 1825 Fifty cent piece, 1896 Barber half, 1847 One cent, 1904 US One Peso silver, Coin collection to include state quarters, proof sets and more, Coin collection to include wheat cents, rolls, books etc, 20th Anniversary Silver eagle set including 2006 W MS69, 2006 Reverse Proof 70, and 2006 Proof 70 Ultra Cameo, Beautiful 1923 Peace Dollar possible grade is MS67 a Pristine coin, Statue of Liberty Commemorative 2 Coin Set/ No Gold, 1997 1/10 Ounce Liberty Proof Platinum Coin, 4 Series 1935 Hawaii Notes, 1924 Saint Gaudens Double Eagle $20 Gold Coin graded by NGC MS64, 1981 American Arts Commemorative Series Gold Coin .900 Gold 1/2 Troy Ounces depicting Willa Cather, 2001 1/4 Canadian Maple Leaf Proof Hologram Gold Coin, 1984-W Olympic $10 Proof Gold Coin ungraded Proof State 1/2 Ounce, 1900 Liberty Double Eagle $20 Coin MS 60 Cleaned graded by NGC, 1915 $2 1/2 Indian Gold Coin ungraded AU condition, 1987 US Constitution Gold and Silver set, and much more.

Jewelry and Fine Silver-Tiffany and Company Sterling silver Cup 4″ High 5.35 OZT, Silver Over Copper British made 16″ tray with 4 Sterling Silver Pieces, 2 cups and covers 4.30 Troy Ounces, 1891 William Corke/Corke Brothers 1870-1920 Sterling Silver Cup, highly decorative 2.40 Troy Ounces, Waltham 8 Day Car Dash Clock/JF O’Brien MFG Company New York City, needs balance, Tag Heuer Link Automatic Wrist watch in original box with Sapphire Cut Crystal and paperwork documenting a previous calibration test for Pressure, Deformation and Tightness, Collection of sterling silver jewelry including rings with stones, bracelets and more, 10Kt. White Gold and Diamond estate Bat Pin 1.5 Inches 2 grams, 14Kt. White Gold and Sapphire Estate Bar Pin 2″ 3 grams, 14Kt. White Gold Estate Bar Pin 2″  2 grams, Sterling Flatware 10OZ Weighable and 4 Coin Silver Spoons, makers to include Reed and Barton, Hardy and Hayes,S. Kirk and Sons, and more, 14Kt. and Sterling Belt Buckle with Sterling Cigarette Case and Gold Filled Pocket Knife, 14Kt. Gold gents set of mother of pearl cufflinks, Partial Onyx and Beaded necklace/with 14Kt. necklace with pendant set with pearl 16″, Carved Coral and Coral beaded necklace with 14Kt. Rope Chain and Accents, and pearl strands 24″, Three Strand Cabochon Ruby Beaded Necklace 24″ 1 strand needs minor restringing of beads, Antique Tiffany and Company 14Kt. Mini Compact with finger chain set, cover adorned with diamonds and sapphires weighs 29 DWT with pad and mirror 1 1/2″x1 1/2″ Octagonal shaped, is not monogrammed, Gold Filled Art Deco purse with Laboratory Sapphire Clasp 5″x5″, Early Russian .840 Silver and Enamel Cigarette case 142 Grams 4″x3″, Six sterling items to include: Road Runner Mexican Sterling Tie Pin Jaunty Road Runner with turquoise eye, Taxco Mexico Sterling and Turquoise Inlay Earrings: Substantial weight sterling (16 gm) earrings set with turquoise inlay, original posts and backs.  Hallmarks for Taxco TJ-4 (or 7) B. Bertically listed on right side is TM9TL. The workmanship on these is exquisite, transitional early modernist. Alpaca Mexican Silver Earrings with Enamel and Abalone Pendant shape, enameled in vivid blues Hallmark worn, Well Made. Taxco Mexico Sterling Maricela Brooch. Fun pin has happyt elephant with trunk curled to side pre 1986 by artist Ysidro Garcia, known for quality of craftsmanship. Southwest Sterling open bangle bracelet with coral and turquoise cabochons. Stamped by the artist, Mary S. Lew. Heavy weight 18 gms. A more delicate and wearable design than many SW Styles. Her Signature eagle wings are deeply incised at center front, balanced with the accent stones and rondels at top and bottom. Acquired From Springers Jewelers Portland Maine 1972, Taxco Sterling Pendent/Brooch Of Itzamna as a 2″ Diameter Sterling and mixed metals disc with vivid inlay mix of turquoise with most likely lapis and malachite. Hallmarks quite worn but visible still are Taxco SH eagle outline w #3, Two rings to include: Woman’s Antique Black Hills 10 Kt/12 kt gold flower ring with pearl. J. Co. ring inscribed date August 1938.  The early original rings are difficult to find, and rarely in this style. Size 5 3/4 -6. Men’s Mexican sterling and star sapphire ring. Large deep blue sapphire cabochon with well-defined star set in a heavy sterling band. Band tapers to a dome where the sapphire is set, accented by bead graining and two small diamonds, asymmetrically placed on each side of sapphire. Hall Mark stylized L or R. Sterling., Antique Diamond, 14 kt white gold and Star Sapphire antique engagement ring (1910-1940). Set with a fine grade blue star sapphire accented by 9 full cut diamonds.  Clear, defined star, very beautiful and elegant. 14 Kt white gold. Size 5.5 Source Springers’ Jewelers Portland Maine 1977, Diamond and 14 Kt white gold half band with 5 round brilliant cut diamonds of very good color and clarity (H-I/VS), approximate total weight of .55 carats.  The diamonds graduate slightly in size toward the center diamond. Assessed by Nelson Rarities Portland Maine in 2003 with replacement value $2300. Size 6. Marked 14 KT. Seldin’s (jeweler in Red Bank NJ), Edwardian, 14K yellow gold diamond ring centering one round brilliant-cut diamond weighing approximately 0.25 ct., accented by two full-cut diamonds each weighing approximately 0.12 ct further accented by six single cut diamonds weighing approximately 0.05 ct. Very fine clarity and color.  All bead set in Aesthetic influenced, milgrain, work of 14 kt yellow gold. Size 7, 2.10 dwts., Display of 6 pocket watches including Orvin 17 Jewel, dollar watch, Waltham Fancy Gold Filled Case Watch, Waltham 17 Jewel, Waltham in hunter case, and Hampden 17 Jewel, 13 Sterling Silver and glass coasters, Collection of men’s watches and 8 Day clocks including gold filled, Omega Sea Master Deville runs great, Gold Filled Davenport Pocket Watch. Waltham Pocket Watch, 14Kt. Gold and Coral Ring, Pendant and Earrings, fine quality set , size 6 ring, Elgin Ladies White Gold 14Kt. wrist watch, Selection of estate 10kt. Gold Jewelry with diamonds 27 grams, Georg Jenses Danish Silver Brooch Nanna and Jorgen 1964 Oyster #328 .80 OZT, Stunning 14 kt Ladies Victorian Pin, 5 Sterling Silver Apostle Spoons, .830 Fine Silver Fish Server, Karl Faberge 1910 84 Hallmark with Moscow Marks 1st Silver and Gilding Artel (St. Petersburg), 17 Jewel 14Kt. Jules Jurgensen Wrist watch in original box, runs great, Estate Gold Filled Jewelry to include bangles, pins, a locket and more, Sterling silver estate pin with enameling, 14Kt. Gerard Perregaux ladies wrist watch 13 Grams total, band is gold filled, Three 10 kt Bracelets 13.50 dwt, Group of 14 kt necklaces 29.57 dwt and more.

Fine Art and Bronzes-”Corea Harbor Maine painting signed Bill Paxton 11 1/2″ x 9″, Bangor Maine painting signed Bill Paxton 11 1/2″ x 9″, Penn central painting signed Bill Paxton 11 1/2″ x 9″, Oil on Panel Hudson River Scene with cows attributed to John White Allen Scott 1815-1907 Massachusetts, nicely framed , signed Illegibly lower right “J. S” 26×18, Italian Watercolor of woman in the mirror signed lower left Illegible 10×9, Oil on Board harbor scene by listed artist Harold C. Dunbar 1882-1953 signed lower right 15×12, Oil on Canvas unframed landscape by Listed Artist William F. Clerk depicting a man fishing at a waterfall signed and dated 1884 20×14, Oil on Board Gloucester Mass by M. Johnson 14×10, Oil on Canvas depicting a New York Paper Boy circa 1883 by listed artist Maximilian Edward Sand 1845-1906 Brooklyn New York signed and dated lower left 14×10, 19th Century Oil on Canvas Portrait of Gent unsigned 19×16, Humberto Peraza Ojeda sculpture “Dorado” 30″ with paperwork and documentation, nude sculpture made of brass with base, signed on both the sculpture and the base, Pair of Warrior Headress Plaques “Husband and Wife” By Canadian Indian Artist Delmar Joseph 5 1/2 x 10, Lithograph on Burlap Canvas/advertising piece Porto Ramos-Pinto 19 1/2×15, nicely framed, Egyptian Watercolor of Papyrus 17×13, Pair of Tibetan Silk Thankas 34×28, Fine Antique Bronze Sculpture signed by French Sculpture Falconnet set on marble base depicting nude girl posed on a rock 12″, Eros and Eurybia Original Framed Etching by Georges Braque with authentication on rear from The Collectors Guild New York 15×12, Georges Rovalt Block Print 1932 listed artist 1871-1958 8×6, Oil On canvas dancing lady with tiger by well known portland artist Michael Waterman unframed and stretched 41×29, Hand painted Napoleon Portrait vase 6″ with handles, Modern Art landscape views consisting of 4 scenes of oil on paper depicting New Mexico Hills, signed lower right 44×16, Hand painted Victorian Miniature 3″, painted on porcelain,  matted in satin backed by wood, Mixed Media by Soteris Sam Roussi 16×17, Iron Lobster Sculpture, unsigned very unique 14″x18″, Annibale De Lotto Bronze Statue “Il Granchio” 15″, much more.

Antiques and Collectibles-Flexible Flyer Curved Runner Sled 61″, Radio Flyer Pull Toy 29″, Three Elbert Hubbard Scrapbooks, published by Roycrofters New York, Bronze and Marble Decorative candle lamps 32″, Roycroft Mission Oak Book shelf with metal label 28x26x13, 32″ Oak Regulator Clock, Oak Seth Thomas Regulator Clock 22″, Rootbeer Barrel with duel taps for Coca-Cola and Rootbeer 29″, Armstrong Saxophone in case, Brass Student lamp, Arcade Cast Iron Yellow Cab still bank 8″, OG Shaving stand/Mirror 16×14, Beautiful 9×12 Oriental Rug, Collection of fire trucks including Nylint Suburban Set with Bronco and Rescue Van, Jimmy Buffet signed 8×10, Porcelain Piedmont Cigarette Sign 36×12, Pair of Rosewood Elephant Bookends with ivory tusks and hidden compartments 9″x8″, Unusual Holtzer Cabot Round Fire Alarm Box 12″, Paris MFG. LL Bean Wooden Skis made in South Paris Maine with labels 72″, 1912 Arts and Crafts Heinze Sterling on Bronze 6 Piece Desk set including inkwell, letter opener, letter holder, calendar, pen tray, and blotter, Fantastic collection of estate photographs in accordion type albums depicting California scenes, horse and buggy, old west towns, trains, animals etc., Victorian Shadowbox Valentine in oak frame 20×20, Oak Viking 4 stack barrister bookcase, Gorgeous Inlaid Mahogany Bookcase, three door, with mortis and tendon attached glass panels, shelves, 72x48x15, Charleston South Carolina Tobacco Table with interior compartment, nice old paint, rustic finish, used on plantation to process tobacco, 79x41x34, Oak Bow Front Claw Foot China Closet 64×40, Electo Slot Machine 32″, with button bound stand and seat, Pair of Brass and Bronze decorative Candleholders 22″, Indian Maiden Lamp 37″, Pair of Stained Glass windows 47×22, Fancy Stained glass window 60×23, Mother of Pearl Inlay mahogany hall stand 34×29, Impressive Deco Nickel Over bronze five holder floor style candelabra 58″, Early Mamie Bank 5″, Conrad Hollow Body Electric Guitar, Jasmine Acoustic Guitar, Girandole Convex Glass Federal 4′ Mirror, Singer Feather weight sewing machine in case, 1869 History of The World Volume II, leather bound, in good condition, Collection of estate glass slide negatives depicting Norwegian Immigrants, Collection of Folky Carved Wood, hand painted figures to include mammy, Indian, chimney sweep and more, some have damage, Collection of 3 Hood Metal Milk Cans 23, 24, 25″.  One is Registered 1947 and One is Registered 1954 and the Other is Unknown, Two framed silk horses signed in right hand corner 19 x 7, 1921 black Sparton “Ahooga” horn, Henry Bonnard Bronze plaque of Lincoln c-1960, Skookum (Bully Good) Indian doll 10″, Empire Drop Leaf Table 44 x 42 x 28 good condition, few blemishes, National Candy Store 10″ Cash Register, Queen Mary Model in original box with instructions. Manufactured by The Chad Valley Company Limited, Harborne, England., Grouping of Four Accent Area Rugs 77″ x 41″ , 25″ x 34″ , 30″ x 26″ , and 50″ x 25″, Oriental Rug Fresh From Estate 59″ x 76″ with Center Motif of Urns, Floral, Birds, 13 Binders filled with Victor Records, Iron fire plaque 12″ hand painted, Pair of folky painted wooden bird houses, Royal Doulton Masonic Portland Maine Pitcher 9″, Royal Doulton sterling top pitcher 7″, Collection of 6 Meissen Leaf plates 8″, Pair of Millifiori Perfume Bottles, 6″ Mount Washington Peach blow vase, Mount Washington Bride’s Basket with silver plate holder signed PairPoint on base, Ball and Claw carved mahogany upholstered arm chair, Steiff Monkey on wheels toy 10″, Northwest Coastal Indian Carved Scoop 13″, 1817 Book “A Topographical and Historical Description of Boston”, Pre-Colombian Water Container in shape of dog 12″, Pre-Colombian Pot 11″ painted decoration, Ethan Allen “British Classics Collection” Table and six chairs and two leaves, Louis Vuitton clutch purse with strap and paperwork, Pre-Colombian musical instrument 13″, Japanese Bronze Incense Burner 13″, Early pistol grip scribe 6″, Jade Ashtray with bronze elephants 8″, Early Black Doll made of cloth 17″, Collection of children’s books and Sero Crest Films to including Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Woody Woodpecker, Tarzan, The Lone Ranger, The Fantastic Four, Spin and Marty,and films to include, Adventure Parade (2), Gabby’s Diner, Harlem Globetrotters, Sports Thrill Movies, Your Movie Show, Tarantula, Howdy Doody, Abbott and Costello and Woody Woodpecker, Haviland Limoges tray 13 Inch, Collection of china to include Occupied Japan Toby Wall Pockets, Mug, Painted Vase and Mamie Wall Pocket, 12″ Rosenthale hand painted Pitcher, Staffordshire dog figurine 9″, Pre-Columbian Figures Mounted on Wooden base, CG Conn Brass Bugle 17 1/2″, Pair of Postcard/Photo albums Moose Pond Area Maine, Hand painted Napoleon Portrait vase 6″ with handles, Hooked Rug with horse motif 37×24, 7 Piece Crindley and co.Malta Pattern servers including covered vegetable dishes with bottom plates, sugar, creamer, tea pot, Collection of Meershcaum pipes with ivory, gold filled adorned and figural, 5 Piece Collection of Japanese beaded servers including Wheelock Bud Vase, hand painted pitcher (2), casserole dish and candy dish, Chinese Porcelain Blue and white covered jar 8″, Pre-Colombian Statue/ewer 15″, Bronze Portrait head on Marble Base 16″, Chinese Fammille Rose Charger 13″, Three piece group of european opalescent art glass including vase 7 1/2″, Bulbous Vase 6 1/2″ and candy dish 4″, Seven Piece Coin Spot Lemonade Set with pitcher and six cups, pitcher is 10″, Period Three Drawer Mahogany Dresser 35×31, Grenfell Broom 19″ with original tags, Hand Painted Japanese covered urn 10″, Pair of 19th Century Hessian Andirons, Tetley Tea Tin Sign 44×30, Shaker Made Fireplace tongs 25″, Pre-Colombian Statue 16 Inch, 12″ Trenton New Jersey Bowling Pitcher, Wooden horse and wagon made by Gibbs 18″, Wood and Tin Sailboat weathervane 17″, 3 Pc. Collection of pre-Colombian artifacts, 100 Plus Grand Tour Glass Negatives, 11″ Pre-Colombian Pot, Allen and Wheelock 22 cal. side hammer revolver, Fine Bronze and Copper Middle Eastern Jorn 18″, Pairpoint Candy Dish on Bronze and marble base 10″, Collection Gevaert Lantern Plates in the original box which depict Ford and Chrysler Advertisements, Roseville Apple Blossom Jardiniere in good condition 302-8″, Handel Lamp Base #5426, Excellent Middle Eastern Jorn 16″ with fine detailed engraving, Early Wooden Hand Sander, 1820′s Velvet Waistcoat Monogrammed Jphn Richards Esq. and Men’s Low Brim Hat by De Pinna, 5th Ave, New York, Steiff Riding Horse 30″, Hand Painted Nippon Vase 9″ depicting a bird, Pre-Columbian Tarahumara Mexico bulbous Pot 8″ height 9″ Diameter with documentation, Hand Painted Nippon Ewer 9″, Blue Nose Ship Model 34″, French Provisional Style Mirror 31″, Hand painted Carnival Photo Board From Old Orchard Beach 67×48 and much more.

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