Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Manchester By-The-Sea, MA, United States
DoneSat, Sep 24, 2011 3:00 PM GMT
Tradewinds 2011 Fall Antique Cane Auction
Tradewinds is pleased to present our 39th all-cane live auction on September 24, 2011, at 11:00AM, with preview at 9:00 AM. The sale will be held at the Marriot Peabody Hotel, just off route 128 at exit 28, in Peabody MA. We are completing our 19th year of doing all-cane auctions and are looking forward to celebrating our 20th year in 2012. We have gathered a wonderful array of antique pieces and will be offering 186 lots with many rare or uncommon examples. Among the many highlights are a Remington ball & claw percussion gun curio, a great California gold quartz, a porcelain phrenology, a Tiffany Nast eagle, two 17th Century ivory piques, an Holuska watch with leather shaft, an ivory shibayama with bugs, a polished narwhal with "L" ivory handle, an ivory of three racing horses, a Confederate Naval Captain's gold compass, a Russian enamel tau, a cased percussion gun with two barrels, a Brigg ivory rabbit automaton, an ivory sea lion, and more. We will also be presenting many high quality examples in carved ivory, nautical, decorative, historical, and gadgets, as well as out of print books and fine cane holders. If you wish to order our special fully-pictured catalog, please call us at (978) 526-4085, $45.00 U.S., $50.00 outside. (MasterCard or Visa accepted). Our high quality catalogs are sought-after references and have themselves become collectable. Catalogs from our past sales are available at a reduced price.