Advance Notice of an outstanding Fall Auction in the Gallery featuring items from Pocono Pines and Sciota, PA Estates plus select consignments. Click on the small camera icon above for additional photos as the inventory continues, and check back often for updates. Too much to photograph - many items not pictured! Huge Auction... Save this date!
A sampling of items offered Nov. 12 for your bidding enjoyment, without reserves or minimums:
Sterling Silver - Westmoreland Sterling flatware set in chest (Geo. & Martha Washington pattern, 61 pcs., no monogram, weighing 64.38 t.o.), (23) pcs. assorted Sterling silver flatware and table utensils by Reed & Barton, Simpson, Hall & Miller, Whiting, Rogers, Lunt & Bowlen and many others, Sterling candlesticks with extensions,
Vintage Toys- Lionel train locomotives & cars, model train layout items, "Lucky Toy" friction station wagon m.i.b., "Kissing Couple" toy car (Japan, battery op) o/b, "Empire" metal toy stove,
Hunting / Fishing Items- Winchester Model 69 bolt action .22, Enger-Kress shoulder holster for Colt Mod. 1911, Vint galvanized minnow pail and oval lidded bait tub, pr. old beaver traps, mint card of (12) souvenir fishing knives from old Pocono Wild Animal Farm, vint. wooden lures, pr. Faber snow shoes,
Fine Art- Thomas Birch "View of the Water Gap and Columbia Glassworks River Delaware" (William Strickland engraving, ca. 1820), o/b Frank Vining Smith (1947) of Clipper Ship (untitled) with James Craig appraisal, 35 X 31" ornate Victorian oak frame with lady portrait,
Coins and Stamps- Hindenburg airship first flight cover (1936, return trip to Germany), 1837 Hard Times Token ("Jackass Running"), foreign postage stamp album (pre 1936), cartons of U.S. and Foreign stamps (used), U.S. Half Dimes (silver), 1822 Large Cent, Morgan and Peace Silver Dollars, wheat back Lincolns, Red Seal $2.00 bills, Indian Head cents, foreign silver & other coins, Buffalo Nickels,
Furniture / Decor- Small glass coffee table fashioned from ant. coffin supports once used in a Monroe County Funeral Parlor (unique!), child's Victorian rocker, custom made Duckloe cherry captain's chair and Windsor high-backed chair, tiger oak Barrister's chair with curved members, (3) oval braided rugs, Victorian walnut side chairs inc. fanbacks and several with carved faces, beautiful ant. 3 drawer walnut chest with tills, 13.5" hand crafted leaded glass hanging light, counter weight from RR platform freight scales, ant. printer's drawer for curio display,
Jewelry- 14K gold ""Commissioner" pinback (1880), (9) different 14K gold rings with diamond, ruby, sapphire and other stones, pr. 14K with diam. pierced earrings, asst'd. Lodge pins, pocket watches, several jewelry cartons (one is 17 lbs.) for winter sorting, 14K necklace, 14K charms, Sterling Silver jewelry, designer pieces, 14K pendant, 14 KWG Benrus ladies wrist watch, Steiff Sterling ladle and tomato fork,
Local and Regional Collectibles- Monroe County Co-Op Dairy bottles, cooler box and large carton, former Pocono Wild Animal Farm souvenir knife card (mint), Thomas Birch "View of the Water Gap and Columbia Glassworks River Delaware" (William Strickland engraving, ca. 1820), advertising memorabilia from the former Gantzhorn Funeral Home (Tannersville, PA), small coffee table fashioned from ant. coffin supports from this same establishment (unique - must see!), 1915 Bausch & Lomb "magic lantern" projector, 3' X 4' Bogert Bros. Exxon sign (E. Stroudsburg, PA),
Railroad Memorabilia- DL&W RR signed tie carrier, 4 way signal lamp with ruby lenses, signed RR lanterns: NY Central System,
Primitives / Advertising / General- Wonderful 13" Enterprise coffee grinder with iron drawer,Two-sided metal Coca-Cola stand-up roadside sign, Wooden spice box set in round wooden "cheese" box, Jos.Heinrichs tea kettel ("Pure Bronze Sterling Silver") ca. 1910,metal milking stool, cobbler's forms, pr. adjustable brass lodge hall candelabra, Stanley cherry levels and other old hand tools, Dietz barn lantern, vint. copper porch light, ant. wall safe with key (10x12x13"), old box cameras, tin Phillies cigar boxes, "Conklin Brass & Copper Co." brass sign, vint. post-season baseball tickets, J. montero autographed baseball with PSA certificate, several mint glass & mahogany baseball display cubes, vintage ladies hats,
Directions- GPS Lat. 40deg.55'33.38"N; Long. 75deg.23'38.43"W. From Hazleton, Bloomsburg and West, use I-80 East to Tannersville, PA Exit, then PA 715 SOUTH. Hall is on left just before the traffic light in Brodheadsville. For Lehighton-Palmerton area, follow US 209 NORTH to PA 715 intersection, bear left at light. Hall is immediately on your right. From Lehigh Valley - Bucks Co. area, pick up U.S. 22 above Allentown, follow to PA 33 NORTH, then U.S. 209 SOUTH into Brodheadsville, and proceed as above. From Scranton area, use I-380 South to I-80 East to PA 715 at Tannersville Exit, and proceed as above. From Wilkes-Barre and vicinity, use PA 115 into Brodheadsville and make two quick lefts (209N & 715 N). From NY and NJ, follow I-80 WEST to Stroudsburg, then take U.S. 209 SOUTH exit, follow into Brodheadsville.
Terms of Sale- Payment by MC, VISA, Cash or PA Personal Check with photo ID. No out-of-state checks unless known to The Auctioneer or by pre-arrangement. 6% PA Tax unless exemption certificate is on file with us. U.S. Coins Tax exempt. 13% Buyer's Premium, less 3% for cash or check, Net 10%.
Absentee Bidding- NO on-line bidding catalog will be available for this auction. Traditional absentee bids welcome; call 570-688-5735 or email The Auctioneer prior to 9 P.M. Thursday Nov. 10 to submit absentee bids. Personal Pick Up, OR We Ship!
Facilities- Acres of parking. Handicap accessible. Special needs seating on request. Kitchen open...good food by Women's Auxiliary of West End Fire Co.
Next Auction Here- Rare Coins, Currency and Fine Jewelry Saturday Dec. 10 at 10 A.M. Now accepting consignments of high quality items.
John C. Hamblin Auctioneer AU1813L (PA) NAA PAA
P.O. Box 504, Swiftwater, PA 18370 570-688-5735
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