Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Chester, NY, United States
DoneSun, Mar 9, 2014 3:00 PM GMT
FINE ART, ANTIQUE & VINTAGE LIONEL TRAINS
The sale will include a collection of model trains, African, Chinese art, musical instruments, 19th thru 20th furnishings, artwork and collectables. This sale is quite eclectic and should appeal to a broad spectrum of bidders. Empire and Federal furnishings will lead the way with lots such as a Federal mahogany conical form sewing stand, a mahogany secretary, cherry stand, English oak tall case clock, several pieces of Heritage Heirloom reproduction furnishings including a Hepplewhite style inlaid sideboard, a demi-lune commode amongst other similar offerings. Furniture accessories will include several wall mirrors with an American example of the Chippendale mahogany mirror with Phoenix bird crest, set of 12 Chippendale style dining chairs and a Willard?s Patent, Boston State House banjo clock with Chelsea works. The highlight of the musical instruments area will be a vintage Gibson, Kalamazoo ES-330T, Thinline semi-hollow body sunburst electric guitar, #69011, circa 1964 (stamped on head stock and signed on paper label in f hole; original parts, finish with little to no play wear, with original Gibson hard case. Other instruments that will be offered are a Roque Sunburst mandolin model RM 100, vintage 12 string mandolin, Hondo 5 string banjo, Hoffner style cello with one piece back and a Sterling WTB banjo. Train collectors will have a go at more than 40 lots of vintage Lionel trains, many with their original boxes. The sale is set to offer Lionel #2046 steam locomotive with tender, #746 steam locomotive with tender and boxes, standard gauge #384 locomotive with tender, #258 locomotive with #257T tender-circa 1930, #249E with #265 tender-circa 1938, Reading T-1, #18006, 4-8-4 steam locomotive (NIB), Pennsylvania S-2, #18010, 6-8-6 turbine locomotive (NIB) and many others. Chinese lots of interest include a pair of porcelain bowls with faux wood graining to the exterior and a poem inscribed in the interior each with stand, a scholar?s porcelain with calligraphy.