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Auctioneer ROBERT L. FOSTER'S 207-563-8110
Auction Date Dec 04 Auction
811 U.S. Rt. 1
P.O. Box 203
Newcastle, Me
Time 08:45AM
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Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016

Early auction at 8:45 a.m. & regular auction at 10:00 a.m.

At Foster’s Auction Gallery, 811 U.S. Rt. 1, Newcastle, Me.

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Preview Sat., Dec. 3, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m & morning of sale 8:00 to 9:45 a.m.  Note: This auction includes items from a Waldoboro, Me. estate, together with items from other homes & estates in Boothbay & Newcastle Me. etc., plus the  lg. collec. of dog figurines & display cabinets, of the late Richard H. Scofield of Jefferson, Me., who has requested the proceeds go to the Lincoln County Animal Shelter. Hope to see you there!

EARLY FURN.:  Sheraton carv. back tiger maple chr., Lg. ½ column mirror w/cornucopia of fruit & flowers, Mahg. Empire mirror, 2 Sheraton mahg. 4 & 5 dwr. chests w/glove bxs. & turned columns, Centennial mahg. shell & string inlaid oval tilt top stand w/snake foot, Sheraton pine d/l tbl., Empire mahg. 4 dwr. chest w/scroll feet, Centenn. Chipp. wing chr., Country turned leg d./l. tbl., Ladder-back rocker & 18th c. chrs. & more.

VICTORIAN FURN.:  Ant. French gilt marble top console tbl., Refin. rd. oak ped. base tbl. w/3 leaves, Barley twist open armchr. w/needlework uph., Vic. oval walnut 21 ¾” high mirror, Ant. ptd. cupboard w/dbl. matchboard doors, Ant. French oak fancy carv. l door credenza, Refin. pine 4 dwr. dresser w/carv. walnut pulls, Ant. pressed back oak fold. bookcase, Set 6 Mission  oak chrs. by Conant & Ball, Oak 3 dwr. sewing stand w/fold down side, Cottage pine 1 dwr. stands, Oak rocker, Oak commode, Oak 3 dwr. chest, 6 dwr. mahg. chest, Splayed leg parlor stand, Eastlake chest w/married bookcase top, Refin. pine 3 dwr. chest, Candle stand, Spindle back rocker, Full spool bed w/box. & matt., Ash spoon carv. drop-front Larkin style desk, Fancy gilt mirror, Oak curio wall shelf,  5 wicker pcs. inc.: settee/chr./2 rockers & rd. stand, Mahg. 3 dwr. dresser mirror, D/t oak paneled chest “Captain Parker” on front, Linc. rocker, Parlor stand, Footstool w/storage, Needlepoint seat chrs., 4 dwr. oak chest w/mirror, Walnut mirror, Flat top trunk & more.

CUSTOM & VINT. ETC.:  2 mid. cent.  Danish walnut chrs., Fancy mirror w/opalescent glass frame w/flowers & etched mirror, Pr. 2 dwr. night stands & vanity seat, Nice pink uph. chaise lounge, Wr. iron rd. glass top tbl. & 5 chrs. & Patio set w/sofa/2 armchrs./2 stands/ottoman, Wicker settee/coff. tbl. & 2 chrs., Rd. maple stand, Porch rockers, 4 & 6 dwr. chests, Bow-back rocker, Maple d/l tbl., Hoosier type cab. w/flour sifter & enam. pull out, Circa. 1930’s side server w/bulbous turnings, Mid. cent. maple coff. & lamp tbls., Mahg. ½ moon stand, Hat tree, 1 door cabinet w/dwr.,  etc.

ACCESSORIES: Ant. spinning wheel w/label of Benjamin Pierce’s wheel heads, Ant. Me. decoy w/inset head, Blown glass hour glass, Pr. Arts & Crafts hamm. copper fin. iron andirons, Penn. tole dec. tray, Lot 105 stereop. view cards inc.:(Merchant Marines, Niag. Falls high wire walker etc.) & a lot w/Glacier climbers & Westpoint etc., Ant. wr. iron fireplace trivet & d/t copper gooseneck teakettle, Ant. brass bedwarmer w/pierced dec., Lot w/wr. iron meat fork/bellows/d/t copper ladle etc.,  Ant. glass slides inc. Weirs N.H./Capitol etc., 2 brass fireplace fenders w/paw feet, Stereo. viewer & cards inc. U.S. Cavalry etc., Vint. Tubbs Me. snowshoes, Pr. of ant. rearing lion andirons, Ant. brass andirons & tools, Splint Me. potato basket & picnic, Indian sweet grass baskets, Postcard box w/skiing scene & 300+ postcards, Wall cup & saucer display rack, Chinese silk embroidery, Pewter inc. stein-porringer etc., Lg. brass ball andirons/fender/screen & tools, Lot paper inc. ant. baseball cards-scrap books-“Aladdin” 1993 comm. lithos. etc., D/t knife tray, Metal hunting dog, Sunbonnet girl quilt, Pr. iron Arts/Crafts andirons, Wr. iron pot hanger w/chicken, 20” agate charger w/grapes, Iron owl andirons w/glass eyes, 2 vint. ptd. shoe racks w/fish ends & shoe ends, Vic. photo album w/ladies on cover, 18th c. wr. iron fireplace trivet, Sm. rosewood brass bound box, Brass ball top andirons & tools, Vic. iron shelf brackets w/star design etc., Pr. brass push-up beehive c/sticks, Vic. metal tbl. mirror, Cream can, Lot kitchen utensils w/colored handles etc., Vint. cast iron horse head hitching post top, Tin Deco breadbox w/glass top, Rev. ptd. game board, 29” wood carv. fig., Chicken sculptures in wire/wood etc., Buttons inc. political, Lot old photos & postcards etc., Stenciled “Good Year” box, 14 ¾” h. brass letter, Wood chopping bowls & choppers, Agate kettles, Chenille bedspreads & crocheted spread, Egyptian Sphinx iron bookends, Decorative iron pcs. inc. ½ moon wall planter, Artists box/easel/paint etc., 32 carv. bone chess pcs., Fold. drying racks,  Carv. owl, X-mas decs., Metal eagle plaque, Cast iron skillets, Linens, Sad irons, Iron kettle, Vint. hats/purses, Splint oak log holder, Collec. of 20 various Santas, Tole trays, Sewing mach. & access., Vint. wooden carv. “Cigar’s” box, Vint. iron fire marks w/pumpers etc.

GLASS, CHINA, POTTERY ETC.:  Set Limoges china w/rose dec., Lg. collec. of dog figurines inc: (china, glass, chalkware, metal etc.) inc.: (Spaniel, St. Bernard, Various Staff. dogs, Iron Fido bank, Cast iron leg up Scotty dog doorstops, Iron Boston Terrier, Steins w/dog lids, Box lots & many more),  60 pcs. br./wh. Mason’s ironstone china “Bow Bell’s”, Tri color slip dec. stoneware jug, Cut glass, Crystal decanters inc. cut glass/early blown/2 & 3 ring etc., Hd. ptd. china urn w/ormolu & lady, Royal Worcester fruit china, 41 pcs. Haviland Limoges china “Paradise”, Orient. china fruit/ginger jars/vases etc., 13 Wedgwood plates, Crystal stemware etc., Pr. Orient. porc. peacocks, Blue/gold Venetian glass vase & ruby red vase, Colored glass inc. cranberry & green decanters etc., 32 pc. Lenox china set “Montclair”, Carnival glass bowl “Poinsettia” etc., Oriental pottery, Blown Art glass paperweight, 2 gal. Bangor crock, Roseville “Donatello” planter, Orient. planter w/sunflowers,Vaseline glass, Under glass label bottle, 14 pc. colored glass fruit/vegs., Cups/saucers inc. Waldoboro souv., Pk. Depression tray, Hd. ptd. Nippon ewer, 19 blue glass balls, Orient. glass leaf Bonsai tree, 10 Snow Babies, Mini. yellow ware bowl w/girl watering, Bottles & canning jars inc. Mason’s pat. 1858 etc., Patt. glass, Owl figurines, Crocks, “Flying Turkey”& “Blue Willow” etc., 20 pcs. mini. pott. dec. crocks & jugs inc. Beaumont, Mod. Christmas pott., Art Nouv. style tiles, 15 pcs. blue dec. stoneware by Salmon Falls etc., Bean pots, Plant stand & matte Art pottery vase etc.

PAINTINGS:   O/c city canal scene by Herbert Phillip Barnett, Lg. ant. o/b of mtn. scene w/houses & castle sgn. M. Schmidt 1923 34 ¾”x24”, Ant. o/c mtns. & stream sgn. Weiss 28 ½” x 19 ¼”, O/c houses by sea by Joseph Rimini, O/b of house by Thomas Clough 23 ½”x 19 ½”, Lg. o/c “Venice St.”  scene by Howard Beirens, Ant. w/c of Europ. coastal hrb.scene sgn. gR. Stokes 1896, John Whorf “Sand Dunes at Dusk” 23 ¼”x18”, Sgn. Ian Hanks w/c “Dory Returning”  & “Bonton Ferry, Brewer, Me.”, Orig. charcoal from “Oak & The Scythe” by Wallace Morgan, O/wood panel of dogs sgn. L. Fitzgibbons, Edward C. Volkert o/b impressionist of trees, O/b of cottage & gardens sgn. A.P., St. scene by Helen Ashton, Framed hd. ptd. ceramic mid cent. pc. of lady by Harris G. Strong, W/c “Monhegan Afternoon” by Robert A. Wade 15”x11 ½”, 7 Orient. ptgs. of punishment & torture, Vint. ptg. on silk w/eagle & flag “Star Spang. Bann.”, W/c of farm w/barn by Gil Christian, O/c of checker players, O/c parrots in greenhouse by Fred Ross 1936 W.P.A., Seascape by John Gnatek, Pr. Vic. w/c’s of sailboats, Seascape w/seagull & crane sgn. Cabot, Fishing boat at dock by M. Lenn, Ant. o/b moonlit camping w/man in canoe, O/c cottage on lake in winter, Tinsel ptg. w/tintypes, Sketch books & many more.

PRINTS:  2 orig. nautical etchings by Hooper Emory inc. “Westward Ho”, Civil War framed doc. of Joseph Dunbar w/hd. written battles & his woundings etc., Vint. photos of Friendship sloops by Eugene McLaine 1910 etc. & hrb. full of them, Ant. birdseye view of Waldoboro, Me., Lg. sgn. o/c of lighthouse, Ant. pic. of child on chr. in fancy gilt frame, 4 French Navy comical prints, Sailboats etching “Rounding the Buoy” sgn. Don Swann Jr., Ant. Indian print inc. “Camp Red River Hunter’s” etc., Yard long photos of New Eng. Grocers w/Pres. Hoover, Sgn. Orient. print of family at shore, 6 R.R. prints by Roscoe Misselhorn, Vint. hrb. photo w/boats, Icart of lady & dogs, Vic. litho. girl w/kitten, Lg. o/c of flowers, R.R. eng. prints & ptg. of engs., Itzchak Tarkay litho. of 2 ladies, Fox hunt print “Gone Away”, L. Barrymore prints, 3 ant. embossed game prints, Burrows & Lamson photo pics., Lg. Huntington print of rocking horse & Raggedy Anns & more.

SILVER:  Leather ladies travel case w/vanity pcs. w/ster. tops inc. jars etc. & travel clock etc., Sterl. tea strainer, Indian sterling, 3 ster. pic. frames, Brush etc., Coin silv. spoons & tongs.  S.P.:  Pr. Sheffield c/sticks w/oil peg lamps, 5 bottle caster set, 6 s.p. frame pickle casters, 5 pc. teaset, Flatware box, 3 dbl. pickle casters & extra jars, Bride’s basket frames, Candelabras, Flatware etc.

JEWELRY:  Gold: 10k .40 ct. dia. ring w/14 sm. dias., Nice 10k blue topaz & dia. ring, 14k 1.25 ct. sapp. pend., 14k tourmaline pend. & others, 14k bangle brac., 10k ring w/7 opals, 10k blk. pearl & sapp. rings, 14k ring w/green 1/2ct. stone, 18k cameo ring, Sm. lot 14k.  Sterling: Heavy Am. Indian cuff brac., Ster. & 14k neck., Sm. lots of necks./charms etc., Cameo pend.. Other: 48” Fresh water pearl necks., Costume jewelry lots, Vic. beaded purse etc., Bakelite buckle. Watches: 4 ant. pock. inc. Elgin Hunter case etc.

COINS:  Morgan & Peace silver dollars, Comm. Booker T. Wash. & 1893 Columbian Expo. coins, 2003 Am. Eagle l oz. silv. coin, 18 War time nickels, Lot w/paper money/Linc. cent albums/foreign coins, Ster. set of States of the Union etc.

RUGS:  Bokhara 8’4x10’11 & 2’3x5’10, Pers. 7’1x10’2, Bidjar 5’10x9’, Pers. Hamadans 3’9x13’1 & 3’3x7’6, Pers. tribal 5’4x7’1, Rd. Bokhara 2’1x6’7, Herez 5’x7’5 & 3’x5’2, Sarouk Mahal 4’3x6’6, 5’6x7’3, Hamadan 3’3x6’4, 2’5x5’10, 2’3x4’6, 1’7x4’2, Kelim runner.  Other rugs: Turkish loomed Orient. style 8’x10’, Hd. braided oval 3’4x5’4 & scatters etc., 2 pictorial woven rugs w/animals 5’2x8’ & 4’7x7’3, Floral hooked 9’7x13’10 & 12’5x15’5.

MODERN FURNISHINGS:  Set 6 Moosehead maple Windsor fan-back chrs., Full maple bed w/box & matt., 2 door display cabinet, Pine d/l tbl., Wing chrs., Bamboo glass top end tbl., Maytag air cond., Lawn chrs., Mod. display cab., Ethan Allan: (Q.A. dining tbl. w/2 leaves & 6 chrs., Henrendon Chipp. camel back sofa w/yellow slip cover & floral uph., Corner cupboard w/glass doors, Dbl. bank maple desk, Sideboard), Hitchcock style armchr. rocker & sew. stand, 38”x8” vint. Packard motorcars adv. thermometer, G.E. chest freezer, 4 metal bar stools, Blue bookcase, Tin & wood 1 door kitchen cabs., Maple stands & others, Revere pots/pans, Swivel rock. recliner, Electrolux vac., Microwave, Country entertainment cab., Bookcase & more.

MUSICAL:  2 box lots of piano rolls, Albums inc. Rolling Stones & Rod Stewart etc., Box vint. sheet music, 3 ant. wooden violin cases, Mod. porc. music box w/10 discs., Vint. children’s records, Lot 8 music boxes inc. Faberge style egg/mini. grand piano etc..

OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST:  Ant. 33” h. papier mache figural Blackamoor man, Ant. brass microscope in wood case, Lg. glass sign “Monhegan Ferry Ticket Office” 42” h., Ant. o/c of lady in bonnet 24 ½” x 29 ½”, 2 lg. glass ant. display domes w/bases, 24” iron grate mounted on rod, Ant. mahg. ogee mirror adv. “Havana Tob.” 49 ¼”x26 ¾”, Vint. pink 5¢ wall pay phone w/advertising, 29” metal fish sculpture, Tin ptd. Marlin fish trade sign, Octagonal gold framed rev. ptg. on glass “Optometrist” w/eye, Display frame w/tarantula & scorpions, “Vergennes Bait Shop” sign w/Uncle Sam, Iron sign bracket w/rooster, Iron Reindeer weathervane & wooden whale & pig vanes, 29” wr. iron rooster plant holder, Puppets, Real fur faux moose head w/antlers, Lg. brass stylized bird on platform, Vint. suitcase, Golf clubs & Titleist adv. banner, Mod. display cabs., Disco balls, Vint. elec. fan, 33 ¾” octagonal pc. of slate, “Gone Fishing” sign w/wood fish, 46T s.p. radio Aalborg Denmark w/speaker, Cement shell bird bath w/angel.

LAMPS:  Vic. hang. lamp w/floral hd. ptd. milk glass shade, 4 ant. hang. gas light fixs. w/glass shades, Ant. caramel slag glass panel lamps, 2 ant. hang. cranberry hall lamps  inc. swirl design, 6 panel slag glass tbl. lamp in blues & greens w/Orient. design in frame, 7 opalescent swirl glass shades, Brass Student lamp w/pk. cased glass shade, Arts & Crafts pott. tbl. lamp w/shade, Oil lamps & iron wall brackets, Ant. brass hang. lamp w/milk glass shade, Ant. oil lamps inc.: (Cranberry font, Dolphin base, Brass font banquet w/onyx & milk glass globe w/lion, Finger lamps, Milk glass ped. base & “Cosmos”, Brass etc.), Wr. iron floor lamps etc., Rayo styles w/emerald shades etc., Bl. slag. hang. lantern, Brass tbl. lamp w/paw feet, Ribbed glass hang. lamp, Brass boudoir tbl. lamp w/glass shade, 3 ship’s lanterns,  5 vint. metal wall sconces, Pr. elec. outside lanterns, Mod. brass wall lamps w/emerald  gr. cased glass shades, 5 lamps & parts etc.

CLOCKS: 43” high ant. ebonized glass front wall clock, Master Crafters mod. 308 elec.

BOOKS:  “Drawings by C.D. Gibson” etc., 1925 “The Knave of Hearts” by Saunders illus. by Maxfield Parrish, Elbert Hubbard books, 1876 “Hist. of Centen. Exhib.” by McCabe, Estate box lots, Marine: “Rigging by Calahan”/”Am. Merchant Ships & Sailors” etc., 22 bxs. of “Playboy” mags. 1960’s-1990’s, “Harper’s New Monthly” mag. etc., Bxs. of ant. reference books, 20 N.Am. review books 1838-1842, Sports books, 16 “Geo. Eliot’s Works” leather bound books, Currier & Ives, Cookbooks, Charles Dickens, Pamphlets, Box lots w/ “Thirty Yrs. in Paris” etc., 2 bxs. children’s books inc. 1838 comic almanac/”Uncle Tom’s Cabin” etc.

TOOLS:  Craftsman 10” tbl. saw & radial armsaw, Ant. wooden planes etc., 4 wood & brass levels inc. 28” Stanley etc., 10 chisels inc. Buck Bros., Ant. iron wrenches, Mini. brass anvil, Sanders, Nail dwrs., Wooden multi dwr. bxs., Alum. “Zoom” ladder, Hd. tools, 2 ant. wooden planes, Steelyard, Weed whacker, Axes, Lawn/garden tools etc.

WEAPONS:    K.B.I. Russian 12 ga. shotgun, Ruger mod. 10/22 .22 cal. carbine w/scope, Thompson 50 cal. Hawken caplock blk. powder rifle, K.B.I. Yugoslavian 22 cal. bolt action rifle, Spanish Mauser 7mm bolt action rifle, Stevens Arms mod. 940E 20 ga. shotgun, Russian “Saiga-12” shotgun & 308 cal. rifle, Glock mod.22 40 cal. pistol, Hi-Point mod. JHP 45ACP pistol, Mauser mod. Argentino 1909 carbine 30.06 cal., Enfield #4 Mark 1 303 cal. bolt action rifle,  Mossberg mod. 702 “Plinkster” 22 cal. rifle, F.I.E. mod. Tex 22 cal. 6 shot revolver, Japanese 6.5 mm bolt action carbine,  Stevens combo.mod.22-410 22 cal. over 410 ga., Swiss Schmidt Rubin mod. 1931 7.5mm short rifle, Stevens dbl. barr. 12 ga. shotgun, Norinko 7.62mm rifle w/bayonet. Other: 10 bxs. 303 British ammo., Rem. mod. 721 270 cal. bolt action rifle w/scope, Lots w/7.62mm/7mm/7.5mm/308cal./40cal./9mm/12ga./270/22 lg. rifle ammo. etc., Ruger New Mod. single-six 22 cal 6 shot revolver,   Lot of military inc. hat/shells/knife/helmet etc., Lot 22 cal. ammo. long & short (new,used,vint. boxes), Lot vint. woman’s Navy clothes inc. wool sailor suit w/hats etc.

MARINE:  Vint. Johnson “Sea Horse” outboard motor, Brass anchor bookends & door knocker etc., Lg. conch shell, 22” wooden pond sailboat, Nautical lamps, Seashells, Fly rods inc. Heddon Deluxe #T70-7 ½” & Tonka Queen, Reels/lures inc. “Jitterbug”/flies etc.

CHILDREN’S:  Ant. S. Paris #61 curv. runner sled, Vint. 19” compo. Bride doll, Oak boxed Erector No.4 set, Iron motorcycle “Patrol” w/Popeye, Ant. dome top trunk w/insert, Old games & cards inc. souv. cards, Doll bed/furn./china/mini. dolls etc., Child’s rocker, Folk art cloth dolls, Wooden “Elite Tool Chests for Boys”, 5 wood ptd. pull toys, Wooden toy box, Puzzles etc.


Turn your unwanted gold & silver into cash.       GOLD & SILVER WANTED                 Please call for appointment.

We are one of the largest, top paying buyers in the State of Maine, for gold, silver & bullion etc. Buying Gold: U.S. & foreign coins, ingots & bars, dental gold, all 10k-14k & 18k gold, class rings, wedding bands, necklaces, bracelets, pocket & wrist watches, any broken gold jewelry, platinum etc. Buying Silver: Sterling items any condition, ster. flatware, jewelry, vases, bowls,  c/sticks,  ingots, bars, rounds, silver eagles etc.  Buying coins & paper currency:  silver dollars, pre 1964 silv. halves-quarters & dimes.  40 years experience buying coins & precious metals. Get our price before selling. Free gold testing.


   TERMS:   Cash or approved check. Dealer’s must have copy of seller’s certificate.We reserve the right to hold merchandise until funds clear. Sizes & descriptions are approx. & subject to error.  Everything sold as is, where is. All sales are final. We accept absentee bids prior to the auction with a 20% deposit & bid them competitively. Limited phone bidding available. Buyer’s premium of 12 1/2% on all purchases with 2 1/2% discount for cash or good check.  Ample parking. Catered. Handicapped accessible. Luxurious padded seating. Limited seating. Call Marilyn for seat reservations & availability. We accept Visa, Master Card & Discover Card. For info. about auction items, (near sale ) please call Holly at 207-563-8110.



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Robert L. Foster

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811 U.S. Rt. 1, P.O. Box 203

Newcastle, Me. 04553



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