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Detroit, MI, United States
DoneFri, Aug 15, 2014 10:30 PM GMT

DuMouchelles August 15th Auction

The Friday evening sale commences with the collection of fine Asian porcelains from the estate of Donn F. Eisele, Florida, a former NASA astronaut known for his mission in the Apollo 7 flight of 1968. For sports enthusiasts, a comprehensive Detroit Tigers memorabilia collection - housed within 57 binders - chronicling the history of the team from 1886 to 2013, including players such as Peter Conway (who pitched 2 winning games as a Detroit Wolverine (Tiger?s original name) during the 1887 World Series, won by Detroit), Tiger great Ty Cobb, and players up to, and including, Miguel Cabrera and the present-day Tigers. And from other private collectors, Charles Ferdinand Ceramano (Belgian, 1829-1909) and Johann Baptist Von Dalling oil paintings; a Chinese gouache on silk; Roseville and other American art pottery; an 18th century William & Mary Oyster Walnut cabinet, Aimes Italian contemporary orange leather chairs plus other mid-century modern pieces; two 19th century oak view/portrait cameras by Voitlander and Folmer & Schwing, Division Eastman Kodak Co., Rochester N.Y. Other items of note include firearms, including an Ithaca 12 gauge side-by-side shotgun, c. 1923 and a Springfield Model 1873 ?Trap Door? rifle; fine Persian wool carpets; and fine estate jewelry.