Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Sunrise, FL, United States
DoneSat, Feb 13, 2010 4:00 PM GMT
Aqs-Americana, Furn. Jewelry, Nautical & Art
CATALOG BEING UPDATED DAILY TO OVER 350 LOTS 30 lots instruments Stanley barrel caliper in ex. condition & equally rare sundial mtd together w/a cannon set to signal at a specific hour by concentrating the sun's rays over the touch hole. 40 lots of photography native Amer Indian chiefs, late 19thC., by Rinehart, Omaha Detroit Photographic Co. and C. M. Bell of D.C., nearly all original frames. Mini scale models by Van Ryper; scale Japanese mini models, c. 1946; complete set of Navy recognition models, original case; Larger scale models of ocean liners, SS Andrea Doria & SS Argentina; collection of Ocean Liner memorabilia, inc.a White Star Line brchure holder w/orig painted logo, early 20thC.; presen. Bldr. model to Rocky Marciano, SS United States; 78# silver bar from the Spanish galleon Atocha, smelted in 1620, & part of that ship's cargo when it was sunk off the Florida Keys in 1622; framed c. 1730 charts of the Mediterranean by Michelot and Bremond, cartographers to Louis XIV. 3 large folio, Herring's Fox Hunt in their orig frames, c. 1860; 50 lots of exceptional antique and vintage jewelry; Maritime folk art: c.1840 panbone box with per. scrimshaw engraving of Amer eagle, sperm whale with crossed harpoons, lgthouse and ship + a pair of scrim whaleâ€™s teeth with ladies; collection of Amer hand guns and rifles including a Gustave Young engraved Colt, model 1849; (2) lowboys, a MA. chest on chest with fan carvings, a MA secretary/bookcase, two tilt-top tables. Silver tea/coffee service w/sugar & creamer by the noted silversmith Paul Storr, a rarely offered work with the touch marks of Jewish silversmiths Duncan Urquart & Napthali Hart, London, 1780; several other pieces of 18th century, silver holloware. Amer. ship by Lai Fong; John Lynn O/C, circa 1840; William Hahn O/C children, retains orig varnish, unlined condition, orig frame; Florida subject matter works in oil and w/c; carpet collection mostly scatter size but also a 9' x 12' Heraz.