Leo Legare Auctioneer
Licenses: NH 2529 and MA 149
Items selected from a Historic institution, a Haverhill MA estate, a private collector and local pickers. Note; fine selection of coins and paper currency some Confederate, sold at beginning of auction, general sale starts around 5:30
Furniture includes Chippendale 4 drawer chest with original hardware and old surface, Ogee bracket base cherry 4 drawer chest, Claw and ball foot Chippendale chair descended from the Newport R.I. Blackstone family, pair formal Chippendale chairs from same family, several more Chippendale chairs including a Portsmouth type ribbon back in salmon paint, J. and J.W. Meeks signed sofa table, early trestle table, splay leg maple tavern table with drawer (button feet gone), Windsor chairs, Windsor high chairs, unusual folding glazed door cupboard on bracket base, Sheraton mahogany card table, Sheraton reeded leg piano chair, exceptional grain painted and stenciled dome top boxes, early 19th cent built in cupboard from a Maine house, deacon’s bench in blue paint, 2 shaker tilter chairs, button foot upholstered arm chair, bell and ball bed, hired man’s bed, set 7 Hitchcock rush seat chairs, set 6 paint decorated fiddle back chairs, cherry Hepplewhite swing leg table, 2 leather covered camphor chests, country step back plant stand in old paint, country corner shelves, tap table, Hyde covered stagecoach trunks, rosewood travel desk, fancy oak Larkin desk with beveled mirror, walnut marble top hall tree, pair marble top half commodes, folding oak high chair, glass door oak book case, Waterfall bureaus, EL cherry spoon carved bed and bureau, Empire sofa and more.
Items of interest; Two horse weathervanes, carved and gilt standing eagle 34 inch wing span, John Haley Bellamy Masonic frame, Bellamy souvenir carved miniature book and letter opener carved with wood from warship Reina Mercedes dated 1898 and pictured in John Craigs book on Bellamy, 5 of his initialed chisels in signed Bellamy box, carved walnut mirror with drawer and towel bar attributed to Bellamy, carved miniature birds by J. Blackstone, ruffled grouse by Carl Malmstrom, carved and painted miniature signed A. E. Crowell Cape Cod 1923, painted hollow duck decoy, 2 shore birds, mid-19th century ivory candle screen elaborately carved, prancing horse carousel horse Dentzel school, circus “Fire-eater” side show painted canvas sign, mid-century leather tiger and cub, leather 6’ giraffe, painted metal boot makers sign, Treenware includes burl bowls, drum canteen, early pitcher, sap bucket, mug, trenchers, noggin, mortar and pestles, painted firkins, green painted pale, cast iron footed cauldron, two 18th century needlework genre scenes, pair cast iron architectural lion faces, folk black butler, stoneware crocks and jugs, paint decorated farm seeder, sterling flatware set 104 pieces, advertising “Bald Eagle Whiskey” plaster eagle standing 34 inches, Old English advertising tobacco tin charger, faux cannon with original cast wheels and carriage holding 38 inch barrel, large cast iron sign “Crescent 15” , green painted document box from Maine co., painted game boards, Kingsbury ladder truck, Structo 3 piece fire truck set in original display box, Buddy L dump truck, early games include “Chromagica” by McLaughlin Bros., cast iron toys, tin wind-up and battery-op toys, hiking backpack basket, architectural pediment, lighthouse panel lamp, door stops include Dutch boy and girl, Hubley cat, Enterprise coffee grinder, anatomical charts, turtle sprinkler, oak cylinder phonograph, Columbia Graphophone, nickel plated post card dispenser, collection mourning jewelry, large selection vintage costume jewelry from an old jewelry store still in original display boxes, assortment vintage watch bands from same store, Seth Thomas 8 day weight driven walnut shelf clock Lincoln VP model, oak calendar regulator, mahogany regulator, round oak wall clock, Sheier pottery bowls, cast iron bell with carriage 20 in. diameter, whaling harpoon with rope work, whaling club, cast iron sundial, set 6 vintage red, white and blue bunting, Dr. Schwabe Homeopathic box of medicine bottles, Cupid and Venus water pitcher and bowls, enameled patch boxes, mercury glass includes; “Butler’s Ball”, two majolica jardinières on stands, Rockingham pitchers and Toby, slipware bowl, 19 inch Delft charger, partial dinner set Meakin green transfer, pottery fruit banks, wallpapered band boxes, vintage fishing lures, daguerreotypes, collection of glass plate negatives NH scenes, Mitchell’s Atlas 1854, Portsmouth NH ephemera lot, F. D. Roosevelt signed letter, folk art quilt, room size Kirman oriental rug, English military breast plate, rolls of late 1800’s wall paper, Indian stone pipe, ship model as is, ox cart wheel, foot warmers, hand hammered copper chafing dish signed Ruegger NY, fraternal uniform and sword, medals, Indian basket, Donald Duck Coca Cola bottles and wooden coke case, pocket watches and more.
Paintings and Prints; oil on panel by Alvan Fisher 1817 with mountains in background and prize bulls in foreground, 2 oil on artist board winter scenes by Elizabeth Withington, two oil on artist board Winter scenes by Gerald Jarman, o/c Gloucester docks, Gloucester sail boat water color signed Oliver Smith, pair small pastel still life’s, etchings by Paul Geissler, Luigi Ollivetti, George Washington prints, Horatio Nelson print, E. Montaul colored print and more.
Coins, paper currency and stamps; 4 Rolls of uncirculated Morgan dollars and two partial rolls, two 100 plus lots of Indian Head pennies, seated Liberty and Liberty Head dimes, commemoratives, large cents, large selection of wheat pennies includes several rolls, 100 plus lot Buffalo nickels, V nickels, selection of silver Canadian coins, large selection U.S. paper currency includes Confederate States currency and large notes, fractional currency, Canadian and foreign paper currency, advanced collection of vetted rare Confederate stamps.
Preview: 2 p.m. Terms; Cash, check or credit card; 18% buyer’s premium discounted to 15% for cash or check
Sale to be held at Dover Elks, 282 Durham Rd. Dover NH 03820
Leo P. Legare, Auctioneer - Licensed in N.H. #2528 and Ma #149
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