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Freeville, NY, United States
DoneSun, Jun 10, 2018 3:00 PM GMT

Printing Press, Rugs, Circus, Antique Clocks

This catalog features a variety of collectibles, antiques and artwork. The contents of a working engraver artist's studio will be sold, including a printing press. Also presented is our next session from a large private collection of antique clocks and selections from a substantial amassing of circus memorabilia. The engraving studio is well equipped. The press is a substantial unit, a Dickerson Combination Press, capable of multiple media productions. Also offered is a fine antique oak drafting table with large document drawers and a tilt top, manufactured by Mayline Company. A type cabinet will be sold, housing many drawers and hundreds of pieces of original type. Small items include tools and artist coloring accessories, along with a large inventory of high-quality artist's paper. The clock and circus collections contain a number of desirable examples. The clocks center around torsion, anniversary models and cuckoo designs. The clocks date back to the 1800's and feature important names such as August Schwer, Sohne, Hubert Herr and others. The vintage and antique circus repository contains souvenirs, programs, posters, original photographs, signage, antique postcards, ephemera and much more. Major names such as Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey figure prominently, alongside an extensive array of lesser-known troupes. Further lots in the catalog span a wide array of artwork, antiques and collectibles. Among the items are an assortment of possessions from the estate of a former CIA operative who traveled to over 100 countries in the course of his service. Various souvenirs and interesting pieces from this estate will be sold, including high-quality Turkish and other carpets that have come directly from being professionally cleaned. An antique Singer Featherweight sewing machine, militaria, ephemera and a variety of interesting items.