Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Poughkeepsie, NY, United States
DoneSun, Mar 18, 2007 4:00 PM GMT
Betty Christiana estate ephemera sale.
Selling the ephemera collection of Betty Christiana, Highland NY. Betty was a local antique dealer who specialized in ephemera, dolls, toys and Christmas collectibles. This auction will consist of her personal postcard collection containing many rare and unusual cards, as well as many pieces of ephemera that she maintained in her large inventory, most of which never made it to the market. Many great group lots for the dealer and collector. Highlights: Several rare sets of Charlie Chaplin lobby cards including "A Dog's Life". Other Chaplin ephemera. Advertising including farm equipment, Coca Cola, tobacco, etc. Other ephemera: sheet music, Black ephemera, trade cards, Valentine cards, large post card collection including many local, Victorian scrap books, vintage comics, many old magazines , broadsides, country store receipts, political buttons, old calenders, kids books, silent movie star photos plus 1950's, Shirley Temple photos, old firefighting photos, Victorian die cuts, many pieces of local ephemera including DeLaval & Lucky Platt, WWI & II posters, boy scout, travel, maps, Hudson River Dayline adv, early paper, stereoviews, cowboy related, Smith Bros, Auto, Ossining NY fireman's uniform, many pieces of World Fair related, Baseball ephemera (photos, autographs, cards, magazines, 1950's Yankees team autographed baseball, etc.), other sports including football, smoking related (pipes, lighters), books, steamship related, Goodwin sporting prints, etc.