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Auctioneer ROBERT L. FOSTER'S 207-563-8110
Auction Date Sep 15 Auction
811 U.S. Rt. 1
P.O. Box 203
Newcastle, Me
Time 10:00AM
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Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.

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

Preview Sat., Sept. 14, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. & morning of sale 8:00 to 9:45 a.m.  Sale to inc.: items from homes & estates in: Waldoboro, Newcastle, Southport, Boothbay, & Camden, Me. etc., together w/selected additions. Hope to see you there!

EARLY FURNITURE:  Hepplewhite swing leg d/l tbl., Pine 6 board boot-jack end blanket box,  Ant. mahg. carv. 4 poster bed-complete, Country pine d/l harvest tbl., Country pie safe w/pierced tin sides & paneled doors, Pine Brides box w/hd. ptd. village scene, Pine lift top chest w/till, Ant. 4 dwr. country bureau, Q. Anne mahg. fan carv. lowboy, Pine ptd. blanket box, Dome top box w/added base, Mahg. ogee mirror, Ladder-back rocker, 18th cent. red ptd. splayed & d/t 6 board blanket chest, Bl. ptd. highchr., Mahg. bracket base display cab. w/dbl. glass doors, Red/blk. ptd. d/t blanket chest.     

VICTORIAN FURN.:   Ant. birdseye maple 6 dwr. Vic. bureau, 2 dwr. refin. oak low bureau, Nice iron wire fernery planter, Vic. caned Lincoln rocker, Pine commode, Marble top stand, Dome top trunk, Sm. stool, Wh. porc. top kitchen work tbl., Iron 3 tier plant stand, Fire screen w/ptd. swan, Bamboo & oak stand, Fancy Vic. brass parlor stand w/onyx, Iron stool w/angel legs.  CUSTOM, VINTAGE, MISSION ETC.: Mission oak book rack, Thomas Beal slant lid 2 dwr. desk on frame, 3 Chipp. wing chrs., Nice fold. wooden plant stand, Mission oak rocker, Curule style Orient. lacq. bench w/lotus & bird design, Mahg. ball & claw foot Chipp. slant front desk, Vic. style iron garden chr., Mahg. Sheraton bowfront bureau w/columns, Vint. paint dec. l door cupboard w/birds etc., Mahg. dumb waiter w/ball & claw feet, Mahg. d/l gate-leg tbl., Mid. cent. corner cupboard, Metal garden settee, Spider leg candle stand, 2 vint. iron patio arm chrs. w/acorns, Cedar chest, Pressed back highchr., 2 mahg. stands, Floral curved end sideboard, Porch rockers.      

ACCESSORIES:  1803 John C. Lee leather fire bucket, Rare lg. wax Vic. fruit under glass dome & another w/urn/shells/flowers etc., Vic. shadow bxs. inc.woolwork flowers/hair work etc., 3 bronze figs. of Dutch boy & 2 Orient., 18 dwr. mahg. spice chest, Collec. of Victorian framed motto samplers, Pr. brass ram’s head bookends, Ant. photo collec. inc. dags./tintypes/cdv’s etc., 8” Orient. metal man, Pr. brass rams head bookends, Binoculars, Sgn. oval pantry box, Vint. sew. mach. w/stool, Pr. of cast iron ship bookends, Ant. bead & needlework pics. of Lord Cosmo George Russel etc., Ant. iron shelf brackets, Bradley & Hubbard brass bookends of Pilgrims, Exotic wood carv. Rhino bookends, 2 bxs. of estate linens, Wooden bowls & choppers, Knife trays inc. heart cut outs, Wooden crates, Weathervane dec., Folky carv. pig, 7 bird carvs. inc. shore birds etc., Hats inc. Waldo. police/Boy scout etc., Ant. & vint. quilts & tops, Ant. iron brackets, Ant. splint baskets etc., Wooden measures/butter stamp etc., Hotel receipt stand, Swarovski Optik binoculars, Metal bull, Silk needlework of kittens, Oak case treadle sewing mach., Braided chr. seats, Carv. elephant w/bone tusks, Iron/wood food chopper, Silk shawls/2 ant. dresses/Orient. robe.., 2 carv./ptd. rooster bowls, Wood mortar & pestle, Jewelry display stands, Soapstone carv. camel, Bl. agate coffee pot etc., Bull dog & ship door stops, Plaq. of General, Turtle form iron & tin turtle mechanical spittoon, 2 wire potato baskets, Vint. wooden skates, Bronze 9” sculpture of angel on marble base & Dachshund etc., Ptd. furkins, Hd. crank butter churn, Copper boiler & brass kettle, Vic. brass/nickel reticulated urn, X-mas decs., Wash tub & boards, 6 ant. brass bells, Singer sew. machs., Kitchenware inc. rolling pins. Decoys: 3 decoys inc. Harry Jobes & Bryant, Hollow Oyster Bay scaup, 2 folky etc., 3 inc. 1 sgn. N. Dollinger, Indian carv. bird by K. Standingdeer 1982, 3 sgn. shore birds by Ron Perdy etc.

GLASS & CHINA:  Vint. 49 pc. set of Castleton fine china “Peony”, Cranberry & wh. cut overlay vase w/roses, 2 lg. Orient. blue/white jardinières, Lg. Wavecrest “Collar and Cuffs” box, Collec. of Carnival glass inc.: Sgn. Steuben 7” bowl, Lg. Orient. urn w/Foo dog finial, Waterford decanter/8 goblets etc., Lg. bl. & wh. Delft jardinière w/satre head on carv. Oriental marble top base, Dec. S.W. Indian pot, Pr. Satsuma floral vases on wood bases, Lg. fig. Mex. frog pott. planter, Nice Eng. bowl & pitcher set, 57 pcs. gr. Depression glass, Orient. Kutani porc. urn. w/ wooden base, Celadon & bl. platter w/peacock, 12 Royal Bayreuth floral plates, Bl./wh. Imari bowl, R.S. Germ. chocolate set, 25 pcs. Flying Turkey china, Celadon vase etc., Canary/milk glass dolphin c/sticks, Satsuma vase w/birds, 2 floral Nippon vases, Opalescent glass pcs., Gr. floral glass Vic. pitcher & glasses, Carnival glass collec. inc.:Northwood punch bowl & cups/“Butterfly” patt. etc./bowls/basket/compote/vases etc., 15 milk glass cov. dishes inc. rabbit/birds/hens etc.,    2 lg. pcs. of Oriental inc. 12” dia. compote w/Geisha girls etc., Anderson Pott. sea otter, Crock w/blue bird, Ant. clothes washers inc. copper, 11 crocks & jugs, Cranberry dresser jar, Gouda pott. jar & c/stick, Ornate silv. overlay perfume w/scenes.   

PAINTINGS:  Ant. rev. ptg. of “Vue Du Port D’oostende” of hrb. scene w/Am. ships etc. 18 ½”x 13 ½”, O//c ptgs. by Charles H. “Chuck” Wilt inc. flowers & “Pittsburgh” etc., Pr. of ant. portraits of lady & gent in gold frames, 2 lg. gold frames inc. S.T. Stern 1894 ptg. of lady, 2 o/c sgn. Roberta Wesley of deer & farm, Arts & Crafts gold frame w/illus. ptg. of Alice/clock/cat, Halle Johnson o/b 23”x50”,  Peter Springett o/b of fish. boat, Lg. o/c winter landscape, E. Walker o/c landscape, “Rapp” sgn. o/c of hillside village, Sgn. T. Bailey o/c winter, Ant. o/c of Gent., O/c of apples by Martin Mower, O/c village by shore, O/b bearded gent, Sgn. Cortez bull draw., 4 Charles E. Rubino o/bs, S. Warner 1943 o/c landscape, Enam. on copper ptg., Virginia Thorne bench w/c, Ant. o/c canal by Christoffel Hendrik Dljkman, Rick Hagen “Head Dancer”, O/c Scottish trail by H.L. Hale,  O/b fox hunt, Ant. o/c of Gent, Spoon carv. commode, A.C. Hines o/c seascape, John F. Murphy of barn & snow etc. , Adolph Schmidt o/panel of Walter Baker style chocolate lady, Sgn. A.M. 1927 oil on wood of sailboat at sea. PRINTS:  Georges Braque after Henri DesChamps “Violin Melodie”,  Ant. hd. colored Vic. print by Adrien Moreau of couples by river 27”x19”, Duck prints by Arthur North & Don Swann, Lg. fruit print, Ant. frames, Others by E.S. Sewell/C.E. Heaney etc., Ant. A. Pope sulky/horse print, Carolyn Blish sgn. print, 3 L. Barrymore  prints, Sgn. Shaw “Fed. Hall New York”, Etch. by F.S. Church of tiger, Currier & Ives prints, Lg. framed map of Plymouth etc. 1929, “Four Seasons” by And. Wyeth, 5 Orient. pics. inc. woodblock by Hiroshige etc., Sgn. Roberta Wesley of Indian, 3 framed adv. cards, Ant. French prints, Drypoint by Jackson Simpson of ducks, Sgn. John Murray Barton woodcut “Forms by Sea”, Margo Peterson sgn. “Couple + Buggy” etc.      

STERLING SILVER ETC.: 42 pc. lot of spoons/baby mug etc., Lot ster. & coin inc. c/sticks etc., 5 pcs. inc. trivet/coasters etc.,5 pcs. inc. vase/compote etc., .800 silv. c/sticks, 11 pcs. inc. ster./.900/.800 etc., S/peppers. S.P.: Lg. assort. of s.p. pcs. of all types,  8 pc. tea service etc.

JEWELRY:   Gold:  Opal & dia. ring in 14k, 5 ct. citrine lady’s 14k ring, 14k ameth. ring w/dia., 10k gold estate rings & pins etc., 14k citrine ring, 18k wedd. band, 14k wrist watch/rings/earrings, 14k bl. tanzanite multi dia. ring, Lot jewelry inc. 14k earrings & pin etc., 14k 3 opal ring, 14k topaz & multi dia. ring, 10k eye glasses etc., Lot w/10k pin etc., 14k 5 dia. ring, 7 pcs. 14k inc. brooch w/flowers etc. Silver jewelry:  Pr. of purple copper turq. & ameth. earrings, Peridot & ameth. ring, Red ruby ring, 2 ct. opal ring, 4ct. tanzanite ring, Aqua marine/ameth./topaz neck., Sapp./emerald/ruby neck., Opal/ameth. fish ring, 7 ameth. stone ring, Plique a jour enam. & pearl ring, Orient. filigree brac. w/carv. bone figs., Garnet/pearl & fire agate fish motif cuff brac., Choice labradorite/ameth. ring, Gr. moldovite/peridot/pearl ring, Bl. lapis/ameth.pend., 6.4 cts. copper turq. ring, 11.5 ct. ruby snake pend., 5 stone bl. topaz ring, Ruby poison box ring, Azurite/malachite/bl. topaz/pearl pend., Opal/ameth. & peridot ring, Turq. ring, Hamm. silv. malachite cuff brac., 5 ct. ameth. & marcasite brooch, 2 lobster & whale bracs.  Other jewelry: 25” lg. amber nugget neck. w/many trapped things, Bl. lapis & coral tribal neck., Vint. & Victorian jewelry, Ant. hatpin & stickpin collec. w/6 china hat pin holders, Box lots of costume jewelry. Watches:   Appleton & Tracy 17 j. o.f. Waltham pocket watch, Collec. of 17 pock. watches etc., P.S. Bartlett coin key wind pock. watch & a g.p. one w/view dust cov., “Colonial” Waltham 17 j. pock. w/chain, Fancy lady’s engrav.  Waltham h.c.  w/enam. dial, Waltham pocks., 3 Bulova Accutron wrist watches, 13 estate wrist watches.     

COINS:  1898-S & 1892 $5 gold coins, 1853 $1 gold, 2 lots of 4 Peace silv. $’s etc., 2 Morgan silv. $’s,71 Ind. head cents, 169 Buffalo nickels, 3 foreign coin proof sets inc. Bahamas sterling etc., 9 U.S. proof coin mint sets 1956-1961, Estate lot of foreign & U.S. coins & paper money, U.S. & foreign coin collec. inc. Liberty & Constitution coins etc., Penny collec. inc. Indian head & Wheat cents, 28 pcs. paper curr. inc. Confederate/Waldoboro Me. $5 bill/silv. certs. etc., 43 90% & 40% coins, 69 pcs. U.S.& foreign type coins & tokens, 2 boxed Am. Eagle .999 silv. $’s, Collec. foreign inc. 1640/1780/1778 Hispan Et Ind. etc.,Unc. set Replica Cal. gold tokens, Type coins, 16 pc. Royal Mint 2013 U.K. proof set, Lot 39 type coins  Ind. heads/nickels etc., 14 $1 & $2 bills inc. red seal/silver certs. etc., 24 V nicks., 1858-O Seat. Lib. $1/2, 1896 Barber quarter, 1945 error Merc. dime, .999 silv. Eagle $, Cable car comm. coin, Portland Sheriff silv. token, Box Wheat cents inc. steel, “5 Frank. $1/2’s of S mint”.

STAMPS: Lot of 22k golden replicas of U.S. stamps/albums etc., 5 Bronze Olympic sculp. stamps. 

ORIENTAL RUGS:  Floral 8’3x10’, 5’7x8’7, 5’x7’, 5’x7’8, 3’4x5’5, 2’x9’, Ant. Caucasian design 3’x6’, 2’5x10’3, Hamadan 3’6x4’7, Ant. w/center medallion 3’6x6’3, Ant.  Caucasians 3’9x5’ & 4’x4’10 & 2’6x3’, Ant. 3’x4’3 & 3’5x4’9, Ant. Hamadans 2’x3’,  30”x50”. Other rugs:   Wool floral hooked 5’x7’5, Lots of 10/ 5/12/4/6/14/2 & 13 braided rugs & 10 stair treads, Vint. hooked ship 22”x36”.    

MODERN FURNITURE:  Repro. tiger maple chr. tbl. & 3 Windsor chrs., Cherry kitchen tbl., 2 oversized antiqued rush seat armchrs. & stool, 6 Windsor chrs., Red Chippendale settee, Q. Anne 2 dwr. cherry sofa tbl., Oak & iron 4 step shelf 5’10, Q. Anne wing chr., 2 blk. ptd. Orient. stools, Sm. l door ptd. cupboard, 2 pine bureaus, 12 metal fold. chrs., Lg. pine  bookshelf/desk, Oak cube bookshelf/tbls., 2 wicker chrs., 2 fold up camp chrs., 4 dbl. door storage cabinets, Mahg. 2 dwr. sofa tbl.   

OTHER ITEMS OF INTEREST:  Lg. 4’8x3’4 shadow box w/India raised stitchwork pic. of animals & people, Wooden carv./ptd. 3’h. carousel style horse, Ind. stone mortar & pestle etc., Tin “Farm Fresh Eggs” sign, Paper mache pig, 2 lg. animated store window display dolls 33”, Tribal head dress w/horse hair etc., Collec. of  Charles H. Wilt plaster sculptures etc., Carv. wood frog fishing, Ind. Navaho sandstone sculp. of mesa dwellings, Bird house, Fancy wall barometer/hygrometer, “Febo Flame” elec. fireplace, 3 cameras inc. 1892 Instantograph etc., Metal 4’ stop sign, Contemp. Arts & Crafts leaded/slag glass window 18 ¼”x24 ¼”, Tin/iron bird bath, Vint. Cosmos Radiophone, Carv. “Bass Outdoor Footwear” sign, 20” h. carv./ptd. Foo dogs, “Hassner” Waldoboro undertaker sign, Sm. carv. carousel horse, Lg. compo. Buddha head, Ant. Wallace farm signs.  

LAMPS:  Lg. ant. copper & brass lantern w/oil lamp, Ant. hang. lamp w/ruby shade, 4 vint./ant. lanterns inc. pierced tin etc., Mod. lantern wall lights, Wicker tbl. lamp, Blk. lady tbl. lamp, Royal Worcester lamp, Sm. Gone with the Wind  lamp, Ant. mini. lamp, Pr.Oriental china tbl. lamps, Vic. floor lamp & others, Glass tbl.lamps, Leaded glass lamp, Early finger lamp, Rayo w/emerald green shade, Metal ptd. floral chandelier.

MUSICAL: Vint. Slingerland Maxbell 6 string banjo,   56 player piano rolls, Phonograph/radio.     

CLOCKS:  2 Mod. tall clocks, Waltham “Mansfield” auto. clock, Seth Thomas mahg. shelf clock, 2 sm. brass carriage clocks, Fancy brass ant. carriage clock, Gilbert gingerbread. 

BOOKS & EPHEMERA:  Ant./vint. children’s books inc.: Charlie Brown 1st. eds. & “The Wizard of Oz”, 1921 “Enchanted Forest”, Beatrix Potter etc., Trade card album, Lg. collec. of ant. & vint. postcards/trade cards etc. of all types, 1894 “Egyptian Book of the Dead” by Davis, 6 bxs. of estate vint./ant. postcards (thousands), Lot of 6 postcard albums, Round Pond etc. post cards & souv. glass, Sports & trade cards, Estate box lot of books,  Newcastle/Dam. 1878 map 20”x11”, Ant. books, Waldoboro Me. lot w/paperweights/photo postcards/souv. pcs. etc., Burritt’s ant. atlas of the heavens, Lot w/”The Seventy-Four Gun Ship” etc., 1857 map of Lincoln County.  

TOOLS: Ant. red/blk. paint dec. tool chest w/Stanley #4 plane/chisels by Buck etc., Vint. wooden work bench w/2 vises, Toro “Power Shovel” w/exten. cord, “Gorilla” step stool, 8’ alum ladder, 2 bronze winches & 2 bilge pumps, New auto/motorcycle battery tender, Lg. old red tool box, Vint. Erector set, 18th c. sickles, Box of carpenters wooden planes/sqs. etc., Clamps/saw/auger etc.     

WEAPONS:  Guns: S.&W. 6 shot .22 cal. revolver mod. 34-1, Texas Defender 45 cal. Colt/410 dbl. barrel derringer, Vint. cast iron cannon on carriage, Baretta semi auto. .22 cal. mod-21A pistol, Iver Johnson 5 shot 38 cal. revolver,  Iver Johnson 32 cal. revolver, Empire St. Arms 5 shot 32 cal. revolver. Knives:  2 brass/mahg. Bowie knives,   Buff. Brand hunt., Frost’s S-9107P fillet etc. Other: Span./Am. frame w/soldiers etc., Scopes & cleaning kit,  Wooden Remington 30-40 krag ammo. box.   

NAUTICAL:  Seth Thomas U.S. Coast Guard ship’s clock, Vint.wood pot buoys, Model wooden ribbed canoe 27 ¼” long, Ptd. iron balance toy of lady w/spyglass, Mammoth 36” vint. Me. wood. pot buoy, Whales tooth bottle opener, Ant. box w/boat patterns, Ant. ship models inc. 2 masted schooner etc.     

CHILDREN’S:  Child’s Vic. 4 dwr.  bureau dated 1876, Mint Schylling vint. tin clockwork wind-up tractor & trailer in orig. box, Toy wooden battleship 20”, Ant. ptd. wooden swing rocking horse on base etc., Ant. child’s armchr. & pressed back rockers, Lot w/ant. marbles etc., Ant. sled, Mahg. boxed wooden puzzles, Ant. wooden blocks, Ant. sled, Little Red spinning wheel inc orig. box, Pond sailboat, Lot w/Teddy bear/tin toys/Halloween candy container etc., Paint dec. step-back child’s cupboard w/3 doors, Metal/wood school desk, Lg. brown bear, Wyandotte steam shovel/Marx wind up train etc., Vint. dolls & highchr., Child’s bamboo design rocker.       

MINERALS & SPECIMENS: 10 lb. banded onyx sphere, Lg. selenite 10” tall crystal, Pr. agate geode bookends, Ameth. geode crystal, Calcite geode crystal, Gr. jade carv. bear, Pyrite/calcite cab. specimen, Orient. fluorite mini. bowl, Pk. halite crystal cab. specimen 5”, Ameth. crystals on iron bases, 10 lb. granite vase.

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.  A buyer’s premium of 15%  will be applied to all purchases, payable by the buyer, as part of the purchase price. Central air conditioned Gallery. 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, please call Holly at 207-563-8110.


811 U.S. Rt. l, P.O. Box 203, Newcastle, Maine 04553  Auction Gallery 207-563-8110

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Robert L. Foster

Auctioneer & Appraiser

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

Newcastle, Me. 04553

Tel. 207-563-8110






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