Poughkeepsie, NY, United States
DoneSat, Nov 15, 2008 7:30 PM UTC
To settle the estate of Capt. John Miller, Poughkeepsie NY. Capt. Miller was a world-famous test pilot who beat Amelia Earhart as the first person to fly coast-to-coast in an autogiro in 1930. Miller's father was Chairman of the board of DeLaval in Poughkeepsie and holds many patents for the milk machines it manufactured. Will also sell the complete contents of a fine Ossining NY farmhouse, plus others. Locally important Civil War presentation sword to also be sold. Due to large quantity of merchandise, sale will occur in 2 sessions as follows: Auction: Nov 15, 3:30 P.M. E.S.T. To include Advertising, Photography, Mechanical, Capt. Miller's Aeronautical related plus his cameras and stereoview collection, Books, Garden, Architectural, various collectibles - Approximately 200 lots. Auction: Nov 15, 6:00 P.M. E.S.T. Victorian and Country furniture and accessories. Clocks including early carved English tall case clock. Estate jewelry. Lots of Artwork. Five Civil War swords including Titusville NY presentation sword. Over 400 lots.