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Auctioneer STONY RIDGE AUCTION 419.297.9045
Auction Date Jan 22 Auction
(Perrysburg 43551 for Mapquest)
Time 11:00AM
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This auction promises to be an outstanding sale with many unusual items. We have saved the best of the best for this, our 17th year, anniversary sale! Some of the highlights are a 1700s to early 1900s rare hat collection and early hat display shelving; several good oil paintings including a nice size children at play painting by listed artist JAMES CRAWFORD THOM (1835-1898) renowned as an outstanding children’s scene artist; 6 mid-1800s U.S. patent scale models; Victorian and costume jewelry collection


17th Anniversary Antique Auction    Sunday, January 22, 2012 at 11:00 a.m.

Previews: Saturday 9-3, Sunday at 8:00 (note no Friday preview)

4230 Fremont Pike (US20/23)

Lemoyne, OH 43441 

(The Old LemoyneSchoolBuilding - Mapquest lists us as Perrysburg, OH43551)

Phone: 419.344.7359 ~ or email:

Located 15 miles southeast of Toledo, or 7 miles east of Perrysburg from I-75/I-475, or 2 miles west of I-280/420 or I-80/90.

No buyer’s premium, no internet or phone bidding; absentee bids accepted. All items sold as is; payments by check or cash – no credit cards.  Good food by Debbie.

In case of bad weather locally, we will post closing announcement on our website, auction will be postponed until a later date. 


This auction promises to be an outstanding sale with many unusual items. We have saved the best of the best for this, our 17th year, anniversary sale!  Some of the highlights are a 1700s to early 1900s rare hat collection and early hat display shelving; several good oil paintings including a nice size children at play painting by listed artist JAMES CRAWFORD THOM (1835-1898) renowned as an outstanding children’s scene artist; 6 mid-1800s U.S. patent scale models; Victorian and costume jewelry collection including 3 lady’s 14k gold rings, several large sterling bracelets, carved shell cameo rings, brooches and pendants; rare Maritime / nautical items; unusual primitives; still and mechanical banks; 1761 clock; and 50+ pieces of furniture including Victorian Renaissance Revival, Empire, Federal, Rococo Revival, period Sheraton and primitive furniture all in walnut, oak, mahogany, cherry, tiger maple, rosewood, pine.

This sale is so full we couldn’t list or photograph it all. Plan on spending the day.  The following is a very partial listing of this large sale!

Furniture: Victorian Renaissance Revival carved walnut and mirrored etagere with white marble-top base, drawer, carved devil’s heads and ornate; walnut Eastlake cylinder desk with bookcase top; table in old dry red paint and single drawer; Empire mahogany writing desk/bookcase with mirrored glass cabinet doors; glazed mahogany veneer writing desk/bookcase; Victorian Rococo Revival horsehair upholstered carved walnut parlor set; cherry 2-drawer drop leaf stand; mahogany wash stand with 2 dovetailed drawers above and one drawer below and turned legs; 2 quarter sawn round oak lamp tables with turned legs and massive brass claw and glass ball feet in original finish; Victorian walnut and glass-front 13-drawer Belding Bros. & Co. silk spool thread retail countertop spool cabinet; Sutherland carved rosewood cylinder drop-leaf lyre-base table; mahogany and mahogany veneer 3-drawer pedestal-base work table; oak lowboy with inlaid star on top; quarter sawn oak pressed back convertible high chair with rope twist turned spindles and cane seat dated 1885, Waite Chair Co.; cherry library table with stick and ball sides, single drawer, carvings; ornate large Victorian oval walnut center table with white marbletop and carvings; walnut half commode with marble top and ornate carvings; Victorian Renaissance Revival inlaid walnut lift-top 2-drawer sewing stand; small Amish made ash 2 door corner cupboard; signed Cutler oak file cabinet with pullout shelf, 13 drawers, raised panel sides; Sheraton period drop front desk with 4 lower drawers, pigeon holes and small drawers in the interior desk; tiger maple graduated 4 drawer chest of drawers with turned legs and glass pulls, paper label on back and top drawer, Earnest F. Hagan, New York; Victorian sideboard with beveled mirrors and fancy carvings; Federal-style mahogany cheval mirror; Federal period mahogany dressing mirror with 6 dovetailed drawers and stamped brass feet and drawer pulls; 1860-90s beveled mirror cherry newel post – mirrors on 4 sides; walnut glass door wall cupboard; Victorian Renaissance Revival upholstered carved walnut parlor chair with lion heads and ornate carvings; pine deacon's bench with hat storage underneath; red-stained pine dough box; maple arrowback rocker with rug-cutter rockers; maple arrowback chair; late Federal mahogany commode; countertop pine 2-door cupboard in crusty old red paint; oak tapered art and crafts bookshelf with highly carved end panels; Federal maple drop-leaf Pembroke table – damage to top surface; more not listed

Artwork: Outstanding oil on canvas painting of children by listed American artist James Crawford Thom (1835-1898)  famous for his paintings of children in the countryside; oil on canvas of 1800s old fisherman with his gear; 18th and early 19th century silhouettes in early frames; bronzed terra cotta bust of Shakespeare; 1839 hand colored German fraktur in early frame; early painting on canvas of a nymph looking at her reflection in a lake; walnut shadow box style frame with George Washington’s image; 1800s New England scene watercolor; Hudson River oil painting; miniature on ivory portrait painting; early 1800s oil on canvas of Susannah Parsons(?) wife of Major Nathan Parsons(?); dated 1883 and signed (illegible) fruit still life painting

Advertising / Country Store Related: Double wheel No. 7 painted cast iron coffee grinder by "Enterprise" MFG. Co pat'd. 1898; unusual Kellogg oak wall phone with payphone attachment; mechanical animated tall Santa Claus in 6’ high oak display case; cardboard diecut and easel-backed farm animal collection – advertising “Siek’s Pan-Dandy Bread"; 1930-50s restaurant size coffee urn from Columbus Fixture Co.; Crane’s Home Crackers store cracker barrel with paper label; cast iron counter top store scales; revolving 10-section “Self Selling Display Case” with lift lid dated 1918; hat rack advertising H.B. Beaty hats; Challenge Mills Spices paper label on wooden box; Bull Durham watch fob

1700s-1920s Hat & Hat Display Shelving Collection: Late 1700s to early 1900s hat collection of over 25 hats - RARE 1780-1800 revolutionary era tri-corner hat with straw form insert; Carl Henkol hard helmet; German Nazi police helmet with swastika; English bobby hat with badge – ER Metroplitan Police; West Point cadet parade hat with Shako; Connecticut military parade hat with plume dated 1808; early 1900s Marine drill instructor’s hat; New York Central conductor’s hat; Ohio GAR hat; Masonic hat; ONU hat; many more not listed; Top hats - Early stovepipe beaver hat Jean Monte, Paris; beaver stovepipe top hat, Lora, Paris; 1850s McWatters, Dolan Co. Cleveland collapsible ribben top hat; Knox NY derby; Hoffman Thomas Toledo ribben collapsible top hat; Welt Klapphut silk top hat in o/box; various straw boaters and other hats mid-to-late; 1800s unusual brass folding and adjustable 5-tier hat display rack – 5’ wide and 6’ high, holds over 30 hats, originally from a country store in southern Ohio; brass hat display with 4 revolving sections that hold 3 hats each, 6’ tall

Jewelry - Gold, Goldfilled, Sterling, Costume, Purses: 2 polychrome painted metal mesh purses with enameled frames – Evans and Whiting and Davis; 2 Victorian era beaded purses; hair combs; sewing items and gold-filled glasses including thimble in gold-tone walnut shell-form case; handpainted porcelain portrait jewelry – buttons, pins; gold-filled mourning pin swivels with hair on one side and portrait on other; necklace and matching bracelet with sterling silver clasps; sterling and enamel brooches; nail manicure dresser set; gold-filled coin case; coral set of studs; silver cased perfume bottle and card case; beaded jewelry including Murano glass, hardstone, wood, Bakelite, vintage plastic; sterling silver jewelry including several large 2” wide bracelets, necklaces, earrings, more; gold and gold filled jewelry - several low-karat gold and gold-filled bangles; a gold, amethyst, and pearl pendant; carved coral pin; 10k floral pin; other gold-filled pins; tiger eye and black onyx pendant pin; pr Italian mosaic scatter pins; 14k pearl and diamond ring; 14k green stone ring; carved shell cameo rings – 10k gold and gold-filled rings; carved shell cameos brooches and pendants; more not listed

Primitives: No. 00 stenciled wooden 3 gallon butter churn; punched tin candle lantern; tiger maple dovetailed candle box with sliding lid; folkart carved snake and lizard canes; tiger maple rolling pin; high back tin bath tub with original blue, red, and gold paint; Vail and Crane’s Home Crackers store cracker barrel with paper label on lid; 3 gallong bee sting crock; gray granite coffee boiler; tin quarter master cooking pot dated 5/4/86; early powder keg; misc candlesticks; tin tole painted pantry spice tin with 7 spice containers and nutmeg grater; purple swirl porcelain pail; walnut candle box with sliding lid; stained wooden 3 gallon “The Impervious Can” kerosene pail; E&LP Norton water jug; Norton cobalt decorated jugs; crocks; early and unusual walnut hand crank nut grinder with wooden gears; early beam stick candleholder; 2 Tiger Tobacco tins with handles and lids; chicken feeder crock decorated with chicken; wooden bucket with finger stays; 4 crock jugs, one dated 1882; redware ovoid jug with attached 3 early 1800s drilled coins; Brown and Sharpe cast iron yarn winder made in Providence R.I.; 1850s leather and brass covered trunk with old wallpaper lining; document trunks – cowhide with wallpaper lining, tampart hand-forged hinges; grain-painted pine box; mustard painted dometop; cowhide with leather trim and wallpaper lining and key; dark grain-painted pine box with brass tack trim; small dome topped trunk with urn and flowers painted on top; wooden carved decoys; early lanterns with plated bases and punched tops; skater’s lamp signed Perko Wander Junior; cobalt glass globe skater’s lamp (crack); fluid lamps – metal and pewter; 50+ pieces pewter including pewter sconces, coffeepots, plate dated 1853; countertop pine 2-door cupboard in crusty old red paint; hand crank wool carding tool; 3 graduated sizes cast iron kettles; more not listed

Art Glass, Pottery, Cut Glass : Weller Pottery Flemish Ware grapevine jardinere & pedestal; 8 pcs cutglass - 7 signed Libbey; 1800s handleless sponge paint cup and saucer; sprig decorated teapot; Royal Doulton pitcher; cut glass water pitcher; peach blow cream pitcher; Stevens and Williams artglass yellow basket; small amberina vase; 2-cased quilted satin glass vases; small peachblow pitcher; opalescent to deep pink diamond pattern water pitcher; Victorian silverplated and art glass blue glass sugar bowl; enamel-decorated Bristol glass vase in silverplated Wilcox holder; Victorian period 3-piece condiment set; small pottery Austria piggy bank; early blown glass vases; more not listed

Clocks: Dated 1761 wrought iron skeleton clock with hand painted dial; Standard Electric Time round oak school house clock; electric oak time clock in working condition; cobalt blue china mantel clock; 2 gilt-metal cherub figural clocks; Ansonia eight-day open escapement statue clock; cast iron mantel clocks; German made Seth Thomas brass clock under glass dome on mahogany pedestal; brass and mahogany US Life Saving Service, Boston ship’s wheel clock; Ansonia wall clock with beveled glass panels

Cast Iron Mechanical and Still Banks and Toys: Mechanical banks - 1888 Hubley "Trick Dog"; 1860s J&E Stevens “Hall’s Excelsior”; 1883 J&E Stevens “Eagle & Eaglets”; 1879 J&E Stevens Co "I Always Did ‘Spise A Mule”; 1880 J&E Stevens Owl turns head; 1873 J&E Stevens  “Tammany”; Still banks – “State Bank”; figural still banks – doughboy soldier; early baseball player; AC Williams “Mutt and Jeff”; ‘1776’ Liberty bell (2); Animal banks – rearing horse mounted on platform; St. Bernard dog; long-haired dog; lion; 2 elephants; pig; boxer dog; Safe banks – small bank with red door; metal treasure chest bank; “Tiny Mite: safe bank; Liberty Bell bank; Benjamin Franklin tin bank in o/box; 2 sliding coin banks “National Thrift Plans, Inc”; chrome plated “The Mabton Bank” in o/box; Figural Banks – Aunt Jemima-type; 2 standing Indians; sitting Indian with polychrome painted features; bell toys; cast iron cannons; 2 cast iron horses and carts; cast iron dog and cart; cast iron 1920s vehicles – bus and cars; cast iron “Patrol” policeman on motorcycle; cast iron “Champion” policeman on motorcycle; 2 early 1920-30s metal trucks in original paint, missing drivers

Toys, Child-Related: Cherry child’s step back cupboard; mahogany checkerboard; doll size blanket chest; small child’s metal tricycle; cherry wood desktop teacher’s aid cabinet with scrolling letters and graphics; 3 vintage graduating size Flexible Flyer sleds including an ICE Racer, Junior Racer; bell toys; cast iron cannons; 2 cast iron horses and carts; cast iron dog and cart; cast iron 1920s vehicles – bus and cars; cast iron “Patrol” policeman on motorcycle; cast iron “Champion” policeman on motorcycle; 2 early 1920-30s metal trucks in original paint, missing drivers

Maritime / Nautical: Very detailed wooden ship model with details such as masts, wheel house, life boats etc; 1800s scale model wooden 3-masted sailing ship - very detailed; brass ship’s binnacle #256 with large cast iron balls with Ritchie Boston compass sold by Frank Morrison & Sons, Cleveland; oil on canvas of salty old fisherman with his gear; brass and mahogany US Life Saving Service, Boston ship’s wheel clock; sexton in original wooden box; carved wooden tugboat on inlaid base; small brass anchor on sailor-art carved walnut plaque; ship’s compass in brass enclosure with gas lamp for illumination made in Norway

Coin Collection: 100 oz bar - 999 fine silver – stamped “Silver Town”; small coin collection – $246.50 in silver quarters; $82 is silver half dollars; $44.80 in silver dimes; $12 in silver dollars; 5 large dollar bills; other misc coins

Western/Civil War Era: Civil War era shoulder epaulets, dress and field in tin storage/carrying case, number “6" or “9" on shoulder plates by Horstmann Brothers & Allien, NY; fully beaded 19th century Indian moccassins with beaded forked tongues; 1800s Indian rawhide wrapped stone war club with real horse hair; 1800s man’s brown bear fur coat; large 1860s mountain man pipe carved from one piece of wood; Civil war era bullet collection; Fort Meigs (Perrysburg OH) locally dug artifacts; 1800s child’s saddle; tooled high cowboy boots “Combination Last”; “The Old Indian Doctor’s Guide to Health” dated 1893; 2 volume set “Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio” 1891; Civil war era crutches with calico wrap; small gold scale

Textiles/Victorian Clothing: Late 1800s Masonic long tailed coat and Masonic hat selling separarely - both have cross emblems; several boxlots of children’s Victorian white clothing – Christening gowns, shoes, stockings, dresses, underwear, much more; Victorian plumed hat; Victorian era needlepoint bell pull; boxlots of linens and textiles including lace, needlework, napkins and tablecloths, much more; Victorian clothing includes 2-piece dress, quilted bonnet, plumed hat, capes, 1920-30s coats and dress, mink and other fur pieces; more not listed

Patent Models, Tools, Gadgets: 6 rare mid-1800s patent models including machine for manufacturing barbed wire, display for suspending a mirror on a piece of furniture, glass tools, and more; hardware store wire metering device, John J. Waldman Mfg NY; large countertop Central Scientific Laboratory Apparatus, Chicago hand vacuum pump with glass dome; cast iron duck sprinkler

Misc: Black laquered Oriental themed letter boxes; oak and embossed brass botany / flower press; 1914 “Herbarium and Plant Descriptions”; wooden carved angels’ heads; St. Bernard doorstop; weather vane horse; early tin horn; mid-to-late 1800s sewing box; mid-1800s oak 4-bottle; inlaid 4-bottle liquor box; concrete eagle 24 inches tall with spread wings; cane coverts to seat; 1924 edition “The History of Maumee” by John A. Smith, Maumee, OH; George Washington print early frame; Geo and Martha Washington CVDs; document trunk; pair French-style metal figural painted table lamps of peasants picking fruit; 4-piece Jennings Bros Art Nouveau gold gilted desk set marked JB; Austria bronze cold-paint miniature animals – Scottie dog, billy goat, cat, rabbit; metal Nowalk Ohio constable’s badge #1; set of 6 graduated sleigh bells; silver-plated hot water urn with last patent date of 1906, candlesticks, and reindeer centerpiece; 3 inlaid wooden boxes - brass inlaid hardwood box fitted with four glass scent bottles; metal inlaid rosewood travel dresser box; Benson & Hedges brass-bound walnut humidor with tin lining; carved ivory - small Asian box, cigarette holder, miniature figurals – arm, head, 2 netsukes; wooden beetle; pair of brass push-up 11” high candlesticks, others; Sheffield boxed carving set with ivory handles; boxed set of Bakelite handled knives and forks;; leaded glass window in stained glass with jewels; 2 small Federal mirrors; Sherwin Williams Paint advertising cast iron lizard; bronze oriental relief work panel; Sheffield silver bowl; silverplated embossed bowls; vegetable slicer dated 1900; several lighting rod balls – blue, clear, gold, cobalt, others; watchmakers magnifying glass; large walnut wall barometer; 1890s bound copies of Golden Days magazine; so much more not listed!!

Auction House Owners: Dan & Jane Wilson ~ Auctioneers: Dan Limber, Greg Wilson & Jane Wilson

Auctioneer License Information: 2005000107

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