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Auctioneer LETTIS AUCTION SERVICE 607-432-3935
Auction Date Jul 19 Auction
23 Reynolds Street
Oneonta, NY
Time 05:30PM
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AuctionZip Auctioneer ID# 4394
This week's auction will feature interesting estate merchandise including an impressive collection of antique art.  The highlight piece is a large oil on canvas landscape painting of the White Mountains of New Hampshire by listed American artist William Henry Hilliard (1836-1905) in a very impressive period gilt frame.  This painting was purchased at the Estate Auction of Clara Welch of Cooperstown NY in 1948 and has been privately owned since that time.  We are delighted to offer this important and beautiful painting at public auction!

This auction also includes many items from the estate of prominent Oneontan Robert Moyer who was the long-time CEO of the Wilber National Bank.  An impressive collection of old US coins will also be sold including a $20 gold piece (Double Eagle), $1 gold piece, Several Morgan and Peace silver dollars and more.

PARTIAL LISTING:   Antique furniture including Country Hepplewhite drop leaf gate leg table, full size solid tiger and birdseye maple sleigh bed, Country Sheraton 1 drawer stand, set of 4 country cane seat chairs, Governor Winthrop secretary desk with carved claw feet, primitive wood box in old finish, 1 drawer washstand, narrow maple bookcase, contemporary corner curio cabinet, 2 Hartwick College commemorative presentation armchairs.

2 pairs of large, unique and heavy wooden doors with ornate Asian themed brass decoration and dog head pulls  (You've really got to see them!).

Quantity of attractive and antique framed art in addition to the large and impressive W. H. Hilliard landscape painting including 2 early primitive portraits, Victorian land and waterscapes (most beautifully framed), Victorian oil genre of boys playing with toy cannon, Victorian lady on porcelain, original watercolor and limited edition prints by local artist Linda Cole, numbered etching by listed artist Ethel Magafan, Cooperstown scenes.

Very unique collection of 7 17" high figures (Explorers and Europeans) beautifully outfitted with excellent detail....several are marked "W.P.A. Museum Extension Project of N.J.".

62 pieces of Gorham sterling silver flatware weighing 51.5 Troy ounces (Weight does NOT include knives), other sterling and early coin silver pieces, fancy plated tea set.

Nice assortment of interesting small items and decorative pieces including quality crystal, signed Steuben vase, collection of English Wedgwood Jasperware, figural foo dogs, Asian ceramics, brass candlesticks, Hummel plates and figurines, estate and sterling silver jewelry including Taxco, collection of miniature cannons, lead soldiers, Matchbox cars, Bundy trumpet, German clocks, 19th century hanging barometer signed W. H. Harling, pair of ornate crystal chandeliers, art pottery, fancy German presentation sword, old spy glasses, country primitives including stoneware, copper and iron pan dated 1794, wooden boxes and advertising crate.

Vintage model trains including excellent Lionel uncataloged set #6617 EF with all original boxes in MINT condition, American Flyer "Bluebird" passenger set #1338 with original boxes in excellent condition, Lionel O gauge Derrick car #810 with original box, rare Lionel "Donald Duck Hand Car" #1107 with composition figures, Lionel set with engine #2025, assorted track and switches.

US coins including excellent 1898-S $20 Liberty Head gold piece (Double Eagle), 1853 $1 Liberty Head gold piece, rare 1928 Peace silver dollar, Morgan silver dollars including excellent 1878-S, 1879-O, 1885-S, 1900, collection of 21 different Morgan silver dollars to be sold as 1 lot, rare 1936 Bridgeport and 1936 Arkansas commemorative half dollars, nice 1876 Seated Liberty quarter, very fine 1894-S Barber half, silver rounds, collection of early American currency.

SELLING AT 5:30 SHARP..... small machinery and power tools including Subaru 24" rototiller, power mower, Ultra 2500 watt portable generator, York rake, thatcher, lawn roller, Stihl chain saw, assortment of good Makita, B&D and Ridgid power tools.  

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