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Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at 5:00P.M.

Wed Nov 17 - 05:00PM

36 Water Street, Randolph, ME Click to Map

Farrin's Country Auctions

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Farrin's Country Auctions

Annual Thanksgiving Auction

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at 5:00P.M.

No Pre-sale!

36 Water Street

Randolph, Maine 04346

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Call 1-800-474-2507 or (207)582-1455

Please bring a new hat or a pair of mittens to the auction to help local children stay warm this winter! Thank you for your generosity!! 

FURNITURE:  Early graduated 4 drawer chest; Chippendale slant front desk w/ graduated drawers on bracket base, shell carved lid; period slant front desk in old red finish, graduated drawers; figured Eldred Wheeler tiger maple candlestick on tri-foot base; one drawer stand with birdseye maple front; 1 drawer stand w/ rectangular molded edge top; Federal shaving mirror; 18th C cupboard with ogee molded crest in old paint with floral dec.; early 19th C cellarette , canted sides with zinc sectioned interior; miniature domed document box with squiggle dec., blue interior; 19th c  S. Thomas tall case clock; exceptional lg. Euraka Silk spool cabinet, 20 glass front drawers over 8 drawer; early 19th c Windsor writing chair in old dark green surface; 18th c splayed tap table w/ button foot, oval top; miniature 3 drawer chest w/ tiger maple front on bracket base; whale back shelf in red surface; tiger maple 1 drawer stand with stretcher base; lg tole painted tray w/ scalloped border, floral dec, fold out base; sm wooden dental cabinet w/ many drawers; miniature sponge painted dome top box; bracket base chest in old red & blue paint; 1 drawer stand in yellow; fan back Windsor chairs; Queen Anne side chair in original paint surface, bold bulbous stretcher; dry sink w/ 2 door front, 3 side drawers; early paint dec washstand, original yellow surface w/ pin striping, splashboard back; 19th c apothecary, 8 drawer over single, set on tapered legs, set back raised door red painted cupboard, 2 Hoosier cabinets, 4 drawer cottage pine dresser, oak post master’s desk, 3 drawer oak file cabinet, small early straight cupboard, Thomas tall clock, set of 6 Queene Anne chair, early claw foot drop leaf table, pair of rosewood small settees with gold trim, 2/4 early Sheraton chest, 4 drawer bow front chest, classical claw foot mahogany wash stand, flat top desk with painting of ship on top, stretcher base tavern table, unusual 5 drawer stand.

PRIMATIVES: 19th c large cast iron standing bear; carved checkerboard w/ breadboard edge; lg collection early toleware; many good examples of red ware - Safford, Corliss, miniatures; several decorated stoneware jugs & crocks, 1 with bold blue floral & bird; great pr sewer tile head planters in green glaze; dated 1596 burled wooden mortar & pestle; pr early pulley bookends; vintage mechanical banks - hunter & stump, jolly black man; several early baskets; many early wooden bowls in old paint; very early wooden tape loom; Lindsey Woolsey blanket; 1851 sampler w/ figures, birds, landscape; A. E. Jewell copper flying eagle weathervane; wooden flying goose w/ metal wings, paint; carved & painted wooden owl; pr carved wooden penguins; cut tin rooster weathervane; early lighting; early partridge taxidermy in glass dome; several pcs mocha ware pitchers, earthworm, seaweed, banded; early wood & metal hand pump; many early pantry boxes in variety of old paint; several nice early boxes w/ paint dec.; 18th c wall box in blue w/ carved shell top; sm oval scratch carved oval box w/ strap finger; hand stitched quilt w/ vivid bird & tulip; group of 19th c carved wooden soldiers in paint; several vintage figural cast iron doorstops; 19th c box w/ painted scene of houses, people, train; nice sm leather bound dome trunk; very old fancy iron double boot scraper; 2 lg wooden xmas tree stands in fort & stage form; 19th c lg turned wooden gaming device w/ ivory accents (possibly beano); many early wooden signs; early pewter; sm butter churn in red; shell art picture frame; wooden handled tool carrier, old paint, “Car Shop”; snowshoes; many good wooden knife trays in early paint; lift-top wall box, 2 drawer, yellow surface, rocking horse, stamp collection, painted Parcheesi board, large fingered pantry box, neat old sign MILL’ Creek, great leather tooled Western saddle by HERMAN H. HEISNER in great condition, inlaid 6 drawer chest, early lantern, Coca Cola tray, coffee grinder, Nantucket purse Weller vase, Rookwood vase, great pair of hand painted urns.

MISC: Rare lg Stella music box #4581, ornate carved case, many discs; finely carved lg ivory figure of Jesus on wooden cross; Chinese tea box; mechanical singing bird in cage; Chinese porcelain 2 nudes on bed; wall mount metal Hood’s Ice sign w/ cow; rare blue & white porcelain sign in shield form “New England Coke”; early glass; old Indian pot; several good antique oriental rugs; Barsum Brothers Inc, Springfield, Mass glass candy container; collection old stamps; “Kodak Film” wall mount sign; early folding stereoviewer; figural andirons; “Rit”  metal store container w/ drawers; ivory cue ball; 1837 Georges Shoal & Bank wall map; Roseville Monticell vase; Rookwood pottery;  cast iron train; great lot of vintage Santa Claus paper mache containers; early lg "Shell” oil bottles in original metal carrier; old Chinese pottery lamps; good lot of early photos - dogs; old postcards; old wooden vending cart in great paint.

MILITARY:  Pre Civil War cavalry sabre w/ gold inlay; 2 Civil War period drums, one w/ original sash holding brass ended drum sticks; pr Civil War short swords, ornate brass hilts, sgnd.; old metal helmet, riveted w/ drop down front; “Dixmont Coronet Band” drum.

ART:  Franklin Booth o/c of landscape; nice lg old o/c of dogs in landscape; Brian Cook o/c “Captain John Cormes”; Jason Gray o/c impressionist carnival scene; lg 19th c o/c of lake, boats, landscape; 2 vintage o/b paintings of Ogunquit sgnd Coscis; o/c fishing village R Ta Cote; primitive landscape 0/c 3 fishermen; abstract o/c sand Burke; Hestal Broome o/b still-life of apples; sm o’b sand Dummer; early prints; o/b portrait of woman send Cheney; folky cat on rug watercolor; 1937 Caroline Greenwood charcoal still-life; Joan Hawkings abstract; P.Willis landscape w/ dogwood trees; Franklin Booth o/c landscape.

SILVER, JEWELRY, COINS:  Heavy Arts & Crafts silver bowl, scalloped rim w/ openwork foot, signed Seriarrath?; Hecho Mexico bold w/ scalloped rimand bun foot; heavy Tiffany bowl w/ scalloped rim; sterling plaque “Public Ledger Award 1916”; Sheffield wine coaster; silver trays; misc silver.

14k Star sapphire man’s ring; 14k Dimond man’s ring; 18k aquamarine brooch; 14k lapis brooch; gold earrings in Greek key pattern; 10k cigar cutter; Edwardian onyx & pearl brooch earrings; 14k gold bead necklace; 14 k aquamarine & diamond necklace; 14k diamond wedding set; 14k diamond cross; 14k sapphire & aquamarine Deco ladies ring; 14k Jadeite heart necklace; 14k diamond necklace; 14k fancy light yellow diamond ring; 14k diamond & heart pendant; 10k opal dinner ring; 10k man’s knight in armor ring; lot of Edwardian jewelry - stick pins, pearls, earrings, bar pins.

1991 panda gold coin; 1 oz 1980 Grant Wood commemorative gold coin; 1 oz Louis Armstrong gold coin; 1/2 oz  Martan Anderson gold coin; 1/2 oz Franklin Wright gold coin.

Terms: A 15% buyer's premium will be applied to all sales. There will be 5.5% Maine State Sales Tax applied unless we have a valid resale number on file. All descriptions are subject to error. Cash, credit cards or approved check are acceptable forms of payment.

Preview: Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at 8:00A.M. To 5:00P.M. Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at 8:00A.M. To auction time.

Directions: From Cony Circle in Augusta, Maine, take Route 9 west for 7 miles to Randolph, Maine. From the Gardiner, Maine bridge, take route 9 east for half a mile. Watch for our sign on your right!

    Russell A. Farrin

    Professional Auctioneer

    License #0356

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