CLOSE
( E-Mail, User ID, or Auctioneer ID )
(Uncheck if using a shared computer)
 
 
 
 

Auctions in your inbox!

Get notified about the latest local and online auctions.

We value your privacy! Click here to read our policies.



Auction Information
Auctioneer THE BROKEN GAVEL 207-595-4873
Auction Date Jan 09 Auction
Location
OXFORD AMERICAN LEGION HALL
112 KING ST. RT. 121
OXFORD, ME
Time 05:00PM
Auctioneer's Other ListingsE-mail Auctioneer
View Full Photo Gallery
  • PAINTED BY JIM LAMBERT N.H. ARTIST

    PAINTED BY JIM LAMBERT N.H. ARTIST

  • 1855 SLAVE COLLAR

    1855 SLAVE COLLAR

  • DETAIL OF COLLAR

    DETAIL OF COLLAR

  • RARE HISTORIC PIECE

    RARE HISTORIC PIECE

Auction Listing
AuctionZip Auctioneer ID# 26897

WE WILL BE RUNNING MONDAY NIGHTS WHILE WE ARE AT THE OXFORD AMERICAN LEGION HALL THIS WINTER. I AM VERY HONERED TO BE SELECTED BY THE CURRENT FAMILY OF DR. THOMAS BROWN OF BRIGHTON ILLINOIS. DR. THOMAS WAS A MEMBER OF THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD AND HELPED TO FREE HUNDREDS OF SLAVES IN A TIME WHEN HE COULD HAVE BEEN HUNG FOR DOING SO. WE WILL BE AUCTIONING OFF A RUN A WAY SLAVE COLLAR ONCE USED TO TRACK RUN A WAY SLAVES. AS THE STORY GOES DR. BROWN FOUND THE SLAVE WEARING THIS COLLAR WEAK AND INJURED HIDING IN THE UNDERBRUCH ONE EVENING. HE TOOK THE MAN HOME GOT THE COLLAR OFF, HEALED HIM, AND ASSITED HIM TO FREEDOM. THE COLLAR HAS BEEN HANDED DOWN EVER SINCE. DR. BROWN CAN BE RESEARCHED AN VERIFIED. THERE IS A PHOTO OD THE DR. AND A DESCRIPTION OF THE EVENT WRITTEN UP BY A FAMILY MEMBER SO IT WAS NEVER FORGOTTEN. THIS AUCTION WILL ALSO HAVE VICTORIAN FURNITURE, MARBLE TOP FURNITURE, VIOLINS, AMERICAN FLYER TRAINS, MATCHBOX TOYS,NEW HAMPSHIRE ARTWORK, AN EARLY MAINE CENTRAL RAILROAD PHOTO. THAT ONCE HUNG IN PORTLANDS CENTRAL STATION, COINS, STERLING JEWELRY, GOLD JEWELRY, RARE GERMAN PENCIL SKETCH, EARLY FLYROD, EARLY CAMERAS, AND MUCH MORE. THIS WILL BE AROUND 300 PRIME LOTS SO DONT MISS THIS NEW YEAR AUCTION! 




Auctioneer License Information: 1529

    Auction Listings provided by AuctionZip.com. Although the information published herein is from sources deemed reliable, AuctionZip.com expressly disclaims any liability for errors, omissions or changes regarding any information provided for this auction. Potential buyers are urged to verify auction date, time, and content directly through the auctioneer's website or by contacting the auctioneer directly. The terms and conditions of the auction may or may not be published in this listing. ALL TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND OTHER ANNOUNCEMENTS MADE THE DAY OF THE AUCTION ARE BINDING AND TAKE PRECEDENCE OVER ANY INFORMATION FOUND HEREIN.