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1116A: Pair of Grove Gilbert's oil on canvas portraits
1114B: Pair of Miniature Portraits on Ivory, Hastings1080: Ca. 1825 American Secretary Desk with satinwood i
Elbridge, NY, United States
DoneSat, May 28, 2005 1:00 PM UTC

Spectacular TWO Day Estates Auction

For Convenience of Sale we have removed more than 1,000 items from estates in Utica, Hastings, Clinton, Baldwinsville, Ithaca, Cazenovia, Skaneateles & Clayton, New York to our Auction Gallery in Baldwinsville, New York Session #1– Selling a vast collection of Rare & Important Coins incl. Huge Qty of American Gold, Loads of Early Silver, Ancient, etc., Certainly something for the advanced collector, novice or financial investor! Rare currency, several terrific stamp collections, sport cards, antique postcards, etc., etc., Over 400 lots!! Every item is fresh to the market from an area estate and will be sold without minimum or reserve! Session #2– Selling a Large & magnificent collection of antique furniture, sculpture, paintings, important silver, antique Oriental carpets, Art glass, Fine porcelain, Rare antique clocks, music boxes, Rare & Important toys, Doorstops, trains, Orientalia, Antique photographs, Cache of literally thousands of documents, letters, diaries & small objects of virtue from a family that arrived to this continent in 1634. The group incl many exciting items from the Mid to Late 18th c. incl a group of diaries, artwork & needlework from the adolescent Anne Baldwin while attending “Miss Pierce’s School” in Litchfield, CT in the 1790’s. We have just begun to read the documents & letters and have discovered important autographs & content! Items incl a well known American Revolutionary War physician’s diaries from 1775 discussing diseases of American Indian children, a letter from Longfellow, the finest miniature portraits we have ever seen, ca. 1830 of Eurotas Hastings & his wife (Founder of Hastings, Michigan, etc.) – A True Treasure Trove! Also, a wide array of Militaria incl Civil War diary, Civil War photographs & CDVs, Civil War weapons, WWII Nazi & American items, Early American military items, etc., Several very rare & important pocket maps incl. “1846” Map of Mexico by “Mitchell” w/battlefield inset, Thousand Islands & others, Quite Important Collection of 100’s of pieces of American Coin silver & sterling used as reference objects by Mr. George Barton Cutten, author of the most respected books concerning American Silver (Descended in his family), a magnificent 1958 Jaguar XK 150 Sports Car in excellent cond!, 1953 Jaguar Convertible, 1955 Ford Thunderbird and on and on…