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Woburn, MA, United States
DoneSun, Apr 13, 2014 6:15 PM GMT

HISTORIC KEARSARGE DESK & AMERICANA AUCTION

GEORGE COSTOPULOS AUCTIONEERS & GEORGE & CO ESTATE SALE WILL AUCTION THE IMPORTANT & HISTORIC ESTATE OF JOHN J. MCALEER OF LEXINGTON MA. TO INCLUDE HIS CIVIL WAR COLLECTION FEATURING CAPTAIN WINSLOW’S USS KEASARGE DESK THAT WAS ON BOARD DURING THE HISTORIC BATTLE ON JUNE 19TH, 1864 BETWEEN THE KEASARGE AND THE ALABAMA OFF THE COAST OF CHERBOURG, FRANCE. THE SALE WILL INCLUDE THE MCLEER CIVIL WAR COLLECTION THAT FEATURES KEARSARGE RELATED ITEMS, IMPORTANT GEORGE THE III ENGLISH STERLING, FINE AMERICAN STERLING, DOCUEMNTS, IMPORTANT PAINTINGS & WONDERFUL AMERICANA WITH FOLK ART ITEMS. THE SALE WILL ALSO INCLUDE A FANTASTIC BOSTON BEACON HILL APARTMENT FEATURING NATIVE AMERICAN, AFRICAN, & PRE COLUMBIAN ART & ARTIFACTS, FINE RUGS AND TEXTILES, TOYS, MUSICIAL INSTRUMENTS, LIGHTING, STEUBEN, HAWKES, AND WATERFORD GLASS, & SEVERAL CLOCKS ALONG WITH MANY ECLETIC ITEMS.