Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Bristol, CT, United States
DoneSat, Nov 1, 2014 4:00 PM GMT
Historic Estates Auction
3 classic Buicks; 1949, 1957, and 1951 all in exceptional and running condition, a farm house, country store, and multiple estates (including monumental treasures from Old Greenwich estate) filled with thousands of treasures including over 1,000 boxes of Westmoreland Glass and Westmoreland historical items right from the Westmoreland Glass Co., collectables, estate gold, diamond and fine jewelry, estate coins will be auctioned. Furniture items will feature a set of four John H. Belter rococo laminated rosewood matching ladies' side chairs, plus a rococo laminated rosewood gentleman's armchair; a gorgeous heavily carved rosewood rococo marble-top parlor table, attributed to either Belter or Meeks; jelly cupboards in early paint; and kitchen and country cupboards. The estate jewelry (much of it vintage and antique) will include diamond pins, necklaces and rings, as well as pocket watches and ladies' watches, and Cartier 14kt cigarette box weighs 58dwts. (approx. 3 troy ounces of 14kt gold). Five grandfather clocks, to include one in walnut referred to as ?the angel clock? (for its many carved and bronze angel faces) that was presented on Christmas Day 1888 by the employees of the Lion Brewery (N.Y., 1857-1944) to the company owner, as a gift; salt glaze jugs; Erector sets; lighting; doorstops; musical instruments; early toys and mechanical banks; brass and iron beds (some Victorian); a substantial oil lamp collection; and other items. Primitive and farm items, and many, many discoveries will be offered. Many large box and treasure lots will be part of this auction. This will be a once in a lifetime, historic auction not to be missed!