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Auctioneer Steenburgh & Bittner 802.272.7527
Auction Date Oct 22 Auction
5124 Williston Rd
Williston, VT
Time 10:00AM
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  • Rare and important Narwal tusk

    Rare and important Narwal tusk

  • 82"


  • Great Condition

    Great Condition

Auction Listing
AuctionZip Auctioneer ID# 37928
On-Site Auction - Antiques & Accessories
Saturday October 22, 2016 @ 10 AM
5124 Williston Rd. Williston, VT

 In order to settle the Estate of Barbara Phelps of Williston, VT we will sell at public auction the complete contents of her home and outbuildings with selected additions. Preview is morning of the sale only from 8 AM to 10 AM. Absentee and phone bidding accepted.

Sale to be held under the tents on the property - come prepared for the weather. Parking is limited so please come early or carpool. Catered, plan to spend the day!

  Accessories: Exceptional antique 82” Narwhal tusk with provenance from the family dating back to the 1940s when it was acquired; Steuben signed bowls; Collection of antique ammunition including Winchester 22 ammo, 32 special ammo, 410 & 12 ga, and more; RR signal lantern; Lg. group of early women’s clothing to include: dresses, undergarments, skirts, hats, purses, and more;  8+ Oriental rugs; Textiles; Lg lot of antique frames; Qty early baskets to include VT footed/handled, two swing-handled, 3 early melon, 2 Indian, 2 unusual swing handled with carved handles, and more; Early transferware; Flow blue; Depression glass; Leeds plates; Staffordshire plates; Soft Paste; Sprigware; Art Pottery; Lighting incl oil lamps, railroad, mid-century, industrial, ship’s; Country Primitives: Indian club, knife trays, Lignum Vitae game/lawn balls; assorted bells; Coca-Cola cooler, thermometer, 2 trays, and other Coke collectibles; 3 pairs of old VT snowshoes; Wooden sap buckets; Antique brass kettles; Small primitive dometop box; Collection of license plates including 1909 porcelain, 2 more enamel Vermont, numerous others 1920s-1960s; US Navy Chelsea Clock Co. round brass ship’s clock; Gingerbread and Atmos Clocks; Misc. costume jewelry; Victor VV50 portable record player; Misc. trunks and boxes; General Store Related: wooden measures, firkins, ornate brass National cash register, old store display case; Old folding wall paper table; Collection of Pens/Pencils: many mechanical, fountain, gold filled, sterling, some with original boxes; Collection Steiff animals; Excellent set of 6 1852 Duck Hunting Chromolithographs; Oil Paintings; Lots of Other Artwork; much, much more……….
  Sterling Silver: Arthur Stone bowl with ladle, 6 Kirk mint julep cups;  4 Tiffany Revere bowls (one over 30 ozs); Tiffany Chrysanthemum oyster spoon; Heavy Tiffany English King pie server & 18 other pcs. In pattern; 3 Tiffany   Olympian dinner forks; 6 Tiffany Castilian Demitasse spoons; 40 pc. Durgin flatware service; 10+ assorted Danish serving pcs; Pr. Georgian style casters; Gorham bread dish; English Deco inkwell; Tuttle milk jug; Tuttle sauce pan; 1805 Georgian Ladle; 18th c. Georgian place spoon; 6 Duhme twist teaspoons; 2 twist-form serving pcs; Pr. Gorham enameled ladles; Gorham teapot; 4 Porringer-form salt cellars; Asstd Sterling-mounted cut crystal dresser jars; Whiting basket w bale handle; Footed/galleried tazza; Asstd holloware; Filigree-mounted mother-of-pearl caviar dish with mop forks and spoons;  2 Jensen pcs; Sm Georgian 1766 basket marked RM (possibly Richard Mills); 35+ pcs fine assorted servingware; 35+ Collector spoons; 4 Pc. Gorham St. Cloud;  Assorted tongs; 125+ other Flatware in matched sets; Tiffany Serving bowl with reticulated rim; Tiffany Covered condiment dish; Tiffany Carving set; Nice hand mirror;  and More; In addition, 400+ pcs. good silver plate. 
  Partial furniture listing: Maple stepback cabinet; Maple table and chairs set; Wicker vanity and chairs; Custom mahogany card table; Modern maple dressers; Mahogany coffee table; Selection of upholstered seating; One-door painted paneled jelly cupboard; Pr of paint decorated step-down Windsor side chairs; Large grain bin; Two early blanket chests; More….
  Partial tool listing: Craftsman shop vac; Hand tools and hardware; Craftsman multi-drawer tool box and tools; 3 Stanley 45 planes with extra blades; Stanley bedrock 608 plane; 10+ more Stanley bench planes; So many chisels, lathe tools, old wrenches, levels, axe heads; 5 Machinists tool boxes full of tools including clean oak Gerstner; Calipers, Gauges, Wooden and other rules; so much more..
  Stoneware: Ovoid stoneware jugs: early Burlington E.L. Farrar 3 gal; early Goodale Hartford, CT; NY stoneware Co. 3 gal crock with blue bird; Connolly & Palmer 2 gal crock with bird; West Troy 2 Gal. crock with floral decoration; J.B. Caire Poughkeepsie, NY 2 gal. w/ blue flower; 2 unsigned 1 gal. crock and jug with blue floral design; 2 Signed stoneware beer bottles; Ballard 2 gal; 5 other unsigned stoneware jugs/crocks with cobalt decoration 
  Jewelry: Pr. Etruscan style Onyx & Rose gold bracelets which combine to choker; 18K Touchon 21 Jewel Swiss pocket watch; ( 2) 14k & Jewel Owl pins; 14k Yellow gold link bracelet; 14k Tissot wristwatch w/14k band; 14k Italian necklace; 30+ karat gold & jewel rings including many sold in lots; Heavy 14k diamond/pearl cocktail ring; Many engagement style diamond rings; 14k figural leopard ring; Smoky topaz cocktail ring- approx. 30ct;  Art Deco Diamond/Platinum ring;  Fiery Opal, Turquoise, Sapphires, and other gold rings; Center diamond brooch- approx .5 ct center;  2 Fine gold brooches; Cameos; Bangles; Southwest turquoise; Stick & other pins; Charms;  Fobs; Earrings; Necklaces; Other silver; Victorian, still finding more…... 
  Good Ephemera: Still sorting through 10,000+ Post cards many in original unpicked late Victorian albums to include group 16 hold-to-light cards of 1904 World’s Fair, Halloween, Many good Santas, signed cartoon cards, Real Photo, Travel of New England, Alaska, Long Island, Western, other US states, many international albums, and so many more; Trade Card albums w/ hundreds of Vict. cards; CDV Albums incl Tom Thumb and other circus performer, maps, magazines, travel brochures, WWII letters, books including pre-Civil War, programs, photographs, stereoview cards, collectibles, newspapers, greeting cards, and more. 

Sale# 3 - Terms: Cash, Good Check or Credit Card with approval and photo id. Just 13% Buyers Premium for Credit Cards, reduced to 10% for cash or check. Absentee and phone bids accepted - no live online bidding. 

Steenburgh & Bittner Auctioneers
Brian Bittner VT Lic # 057-0104913
Joshua Steenburgh VT Lic # 057-0002404
61 Front Street Burlington, VT

Auctioneer License Information: VT lic# 057-0002404

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