Bristol, CT, United States
DoneSun, Dec 8, 2013 5:00 PM UTC
It's a Wonderful Life Holiday Estates Auction
In the spirit of George Bailey, who portrayed the image of a caring, giving person with a big heart, Tim Chapulis, Auctioneer and his mother, Helen, have been collecting donations at Tim's Inc. Auctions for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital since the passing of his father, Peter W. Chapulis, in 2005. To date, Tim's Inc. Auctions is proud to have raised over $57,500 for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and this is a great opportunity to be able to help the children. Tim Chapulis, Auctioneer, in keeping with the spirit of the theme "It's a Wonderful Life" will be offering items from a bygone era, including antique and vintage furnishings, lighting, clocks, estate jewelry, artwork, carpets, and glassware, that brings you back to the George Bailey's era. Items throughout the auction that will go to benefit St. Jude Children?s Research Hospital will include over 50 collectible dolls featuring bisque dolls, Ashton-Drake Galleries, Candy Spelling, et.al, many in original boxes with certificates of authenticity. Rock N Roll & sports memorabilia, furnishings & collectibles will be available with all proceeds to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. "Every time a bell rings, an angel gets his wings", local historians will hear the chiming of many vintage clocks from famous Connecticut clockmakers. Included will be a Eli Terry Pillar & Scroll clock, and a rare Silas Hoadley Pillar & Splat shelf clock. Jerome & Co. shelf clock. Seth Thomas, the Winsted Clock Co., Elisha Hotchkiss, et. al. An Antique Child's Currier and Ives Pull Sleigh with hand held jingle bells, lighting reminiscent of the era of the movie "It's a Wonderful Life", a vintage Parker Brothers Hall Tree. Marble topped tables, dressers, exceptionally carved monumental pieces, etc. A hand wind Victrola, a hand crank telephone, parlor lamps, to a glorious griffin carved writing desk & matching chair, Carnival and Depression glass, Belleek, Lenox, crystal, cut glass, and decorative items.