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Sun Apr 30 - 05:00PM

980 US RT 11N, MARATHON, NY Click to Map

Marathon Auction Company

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Marathon Auction Sales




SUNDAY – APRIL 30th - 5.00 PM

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Physical Location: 980 US 11 NORTH (CORTLAND RD.)  EXIT 9 (I- 81)



      Marathon Auction Sales is proud to present at this "ON-LINE ONLY" Auction, a Collection of Quality Americana from an important local estate. Here is a listing of the contents of this beautiful home with selected photos to pique your interest. This will be another quality auction presented by Marathon Auction Sales and an auction.                                                 NOT TO MISS!

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Contents of this auction are in part:

Furniture: Period Queen Anne Highboy, Early Turkey Breast Architectural Corner Cupboard in Blue Paint w/ Salmon Painted Interior w/ 20 Panes of Glass in Top Doors, Exc. 3 Drawer Blanket Chest w/ 2 over 2 False Drawer Top w/ Original Hardware, Nice Pair of Continuous Arm Windsor Chairs Signed A.D.  Allen & w/ Original Surface, Windsor Arm Chair w/ Original Surface, Kitchen Windsor's, 7 Spindle Step Down Windsor Chair, & Birdcage Windsor, Several Early 1 & 2  Drawer Stands in Various Woods, Tilt Top Queen Anne Tea Table, Nice Federal Chesterfield w/ Drawer in Base & Orig. Brass Pulls, Beautiful Cherry Drop Leaf Swing Leg Table w/ Butterfly Cut Out Leaves w/ Full Board Top & Leaves, Arrow Back Wagon Seat Bench w/ Shoe Feet, Painted Blanket Boxes, Lift Top Chest in Cherry w/ Two Drawers Standing on Ogee Bracket Feet, Nice Small Queen Anne Style Side Table w/ Cabriole Legs & Button Feet, Chests of Drawers in Cherry & Pine, 3 Drawer Bachelor’s Chest w/ Towel Bars, Early Federal Tiger Maple & Cherry Dressing Table w/ Tapered Legs, Country Pine Wash Stand w/ Bottom Drawer & Cut Out for Bowl w/ Orig. Yellow Painted Surface, Nice Early Walnut Sliding Door Step Back w/ Drawer Gun Cabinet, Sm. Pine Hanging Cupboard, Set of 4 Early Painted Half Spindle Assembled Pillow Back Hitchcock Style Chairs, Federal Tiger Maple & Mahogany 4 Drawer Dressing Table on Fluted Sheraton Legs w/ Blown Glass Pulls, Sev. Country Plank Seat Chairs, Small Marble Top Stand, Beautiful Cherry Drop Leaf Swing Leg Table w/ Butterfly Cut Out Leaves w/ Full Board Top & Leaves etc.

 Artwork & Related:  Several Oil on Canvas & Hardboard Paintings, Pencil, Mixed Media, Gouache & Watercolors by Listed Artists & Rare Old Sleepy Eye Sleepy Eye Cream Advertisement: 

John Walter Scott (1907-1987) Oil on Canvas Seascape 

John Brock Lear Jr. (1910 – 2008) Pencil Drawing of Nude Man,

John Whetton Edninger (1827 – 1889) Mixed Media of Children w/ Wagon & Dog,

Edward Christiana 1912 – 1992) Casein on Canvas "Road to Friendship - 1948,

Chauncey M. Adams (1895 – 1965) Oil on Canvas Landscape

Ernst Koch Castles of Radslerburg "BonSoner" Germany

Keith Marrow Martin (1911 – 1983) Gouache on Board Romantic Surrealist Landscape w/ Figures Paris, France 1945

Decroix (1878 -1936) Large Oil on Canvas Landscape,

Attrib. to Russell Smith (1812 - 1896) -Beautiful Hudson River Oil on Canvas w/ Fisherman & Dog,

W. R. Tyler - Troy, N Y - Hudson River Style Oil on Hardboard of Oxen & Hay Wagon w/ some Paint Loss, 

Evelyn Enola Rockwell -1911 Silhouette,

2 Gifford Beal Watercolor Seascapes & More. 

Special Item: #1. Rare Figural Newel Post Gas Lamp -Converted to Electric (Very beautiful piece)

#2. Rare Signed Letter from Helen Keller- Consignor bought this from estate to whom it was addressed. 

#3. Early Tin N Y State Conservation Sign- looks to have never been used. 

Accessories: Sev. Pieces of Early Mocha Ware (Pearlware) in Many Different Designs, Selection of Peafowl Spatter Ware, Other Spatter Ware, Creamware Jugs, Stick Sponge Ware, Yellowware Mixing Bowls w/ Seaweed Decoration, Sev. Pieces of Decorated Cortland, NY Stoneware, Other Stoneware, Leeds Feather Edge Platters, Other Early Pottery & Soft Paste, Transferware, Mulberry, Flow Blue, Early Sleepy Eye Tobacco Humidor w/ Rare Brown Glaze over Redware (Damage to Cover), Nice Sleepy Eye Bowl, Several Pieces of Bennington to Include Nice Milk Pan, Seated Dog, Dog Bank & Hound Handled Pitcher, Very Unusual Wooden Butter Box w/Lid, Wooden Trenchers & Bowls, Unusual Wooden Double Grain Measure, Other Woodenware, Several Nice Wooden Boxes & Some w/ Advertising, Nice Early Wooden Barrel, Granite Ware Milk Can w/ Cover, Granite Ware Cream Can w/ Cover, Sev. Ogee Mirrors, Fine Chippendale Mirror, Nice Large Carriage Lamp, Hanging Tin Framed Candle Lantern, Swing Handle Basket w/ Unusual Handle, Nice Melon Shaped Basket, Two Early Jewel Skater's Lanterns, Unusual Barn Raisers Lantern (Berger of Canton, Oh.) Service for 12 in Sterling Silver Flatware, Other Sterling Silver Items, John Rogers Groups (Checkers up at the Farm & A Frolic at the Old Homestead), Assorted Statuary, 2 Hanging Framed Prints of Embossed Game, Attractive Pewter Candle Chandelier, Assorted Tin Type Photos, One in Gutta- Percha Case w/ Portrait of Geo. Washington, Early Baskets, Quilts, Several Early Wall Maps (Unusual 1845 Map of US, 1835 Cortland County Map, 1863 Chenango & Cortland Counties Maps, 1863 Map of New York City), 1885 Cortland County History, Instruments to Include Early Conn Trumpets in Cases & Early Tuba Type Over The Shoulder Horn, Steeple Clocks, Early Paper Mache’ Clown’s Face Shoulder Mount  Mask, Early Bottles, Hero Fruit Jar, Assorted Pewter Ware, Early Country Store Syracuse, NY Ginger Tin, Cast Iron Skillets, Early Troy, NY Cast Iron Teakettle w/ Birds Head Spout, Unusual Framed Ford Truck Advertisement, Wall Paper Hat Box in As Found Condition, Snow Shoes, Old Underwood Typewriter in Case, Thorn Apple Walking Stick, Early Tree Swing w/ Chains, Brass & Glass Hall Lamp, Glass & China And More. 

  Auctioneers Notes: Inquire about items that may be of interest to you and whether they are available for shipping. Or otherwise, you bid at our own risk. Items are sold AS /IS with NO returns. Very good attempts are made to call Issues about every item that may have them and point this out to the bidder in the descriptions below the photo of the item on my Hibid site. PLEASE take the time to read these descriptions before you place your bids.  I am not responsible for any omissions of items details. Please Read the Auction Details before You Place your Bids.

      Preview on Request by calling 1-607-849- 4200 or by email at: [email protected]. -15% Buyer’s Premium, Credit Cards (Visa, M/C or Discover) for all On-Line bids unless you are local or personally known by me. Credit Cards, Cash or Good Check for local buyers. Gold & Silver Purchases over $1000.00 require payment by Bank Certified Check unless you are known by Me, the auctioneer & owner. Please note: Marathon Auction Sales processes Credit Card Buyers through “Square .com” and not through Hibid’s “Currency Pay” system. Each Bidder MUST contact Marathon Auction Sales at the close of the auction to arrange payment. Payments for purchases are handled by Marathon Auction Sales.

      Shipping is available for smaller items. Marathon Auction Sales does not Ship Furniture (Pickup only) unless buyer makes arrangements to have their mover pick it up. Email shipping requests for doubtful items (Large Lamps & Clocks w/ Glass, Artwork, Fragile Items, Excessive Amounts of Glassware etc.), Local Pickup of Items following the close of any sale is scheduled for the two days following the auction from 12 Noon to 5 PM. Usually that will be on Monday & Tuesdays.

       There is a slight 10 dollars or less, fee charged for packaging & handling for each package. Items can be combined to save you money. I ship “IN HOUSE” to save customers money. So, please be patient as this takes time. Other arrangements can be made.

     Jerry Wilcox: Auctioneer & Owner/Manager  



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