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Freeville, NY, United States
DoneSun, May 20, 2018 3:00 PM GMT

Antique Clocks, Circus, Christy, Toys, Art

This catalog features a variety of collectibles, antiques and artwork. A private collection of signed baseballs will be sold along with other estate items such as vintage and antique toys and model trains. Also presented is our next session from a large private collection of antique clocks and selections from a substantial amassing of circus memorabilia. The clock and circus collections contain a number of desirable examples. The clocks centers around torsion, anniversary models and cuckoo designs. Examples date back to the 1800?s and include important names such as Schatz, J. Kaiser, Jahresurhenfabrik, Schmeckenbecher, and others. The vintage and antique circus repository includes souvenirs, programs, posters, original photographs, signage, antique postcards, cast metal toys, ephemera and much more. Major names such as Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey figure prominently, alongside an extensive array of lesser-known troupes. This session of circus memorabilia is one of several we will conduct over the coming months as we bring this large private collection to market. Further lots in the catalog present a wide array of artwork, antiques and collectibles. Among the artwork and works on paper are original Maxfield Parrish prints in period frames and original antique WWI and advertising posters featuring artwork by Howard Chandler Christy. A group of baseballs with original signatures include names such as Joe DiMaggio, Ted Williams, Roger Clemens and Nolan Ryan. Additional items include toys and model railroad items (Lionel, etc.), coins and currency, edged weapons, antique ledgers/diaries, antique newspapers, vintage science fiction pulp magazines, and a variety of interesting items.