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Wednesday, January 31, 2024 at 5:00P.M.

Wed Jan 31 - 05:00PM


36 Water Street, Randolph, ME Click to Map


Farrin's Country Auctions

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Wednesday, January 31, 2024 at 5:00P.M. Pre-sale at 2:00P.M.

36 Water Street

Randolph, Maine 04346 

(207)582-1455 or (207)431-0031

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www.farrinsauctions.com or visit www.auctionzip.com  ID.#2955

Items for this auction come from a Alfred Maine estate, items from a Bangor, Maine estate and other New England homes.

FURN:  Mahogany 3 door glass front bookcase;  2 over 4 drawer oak dresser w/ serpentine top;  period cherry tall case clock w/ rocking ship movemen w/ globes & calendert - column bonnet w/ open fretwork terminating in brass finials;  period 5 over 3 drawer dresser w/ fan carving - shaped skirt w/ cabriole pad foot leg;  fancy mahogany hall tree w/ mirror back;  wing back chairs;  3/2 drawer oak cabinet;  12 drawer oak tool chest w/ lift top;  flame birch 2 drawer table w/ tapered leg;  Macy double oak barrister bookcase;  upright Victrola Talking Machine phonograph;  sm 3 drawer serpentine front chest s/ carved skirt & leg;  ornate mahogany settee w/ gargoyle arms & scroll foot;  early rush seat arm chair w turned stretchers;  period mahogany rope twist carved tester bed w/ scrolled headboard;  nice shaped gilt mirror w/ landscape & people painted top;  Empire mahogany oval table w/ lyre supports terminating in claw foot;  Queen Anne style mahogany dining table;  period 2 drawer mahogany sewing stand w/ cookie corner top & reeded leg;  set of 6 early 19th C stenciled dining chairs;  Empire mahogany card table w/ pillar base;  2 drawer serpentine front drop leaf mahogany stand; set of 8 hoop back oak chairs;  Globe Weinerke 3 section barrister bookcase;  19th C drop leaf table in old painted surface;  early tri foot book stand;  oak roll top desk w/ pigeon hole drawer interior;  oak machinist’s tool chest;  old singer sewing machine w/ cast iron base;  Victorian parlor chair w/ carved crest, 28 drawer apothecary cabinet, very nice 3 drawer over 6 door store counter, early bootjack end blamket box, many fancy stands and much more!

MISC:  Cast iron figural hitching post;  nice early lift top box w/ mustard & black paint decoration;  night triangulation light;  nice booze figure of woman w/ harp signed E. Drouot;  large selection of oriental & hooked rugs;  arrow metal weathervane w/ lightning rod & glass ball;  early hand forged peels & fork;  boy w/ violin parian lamp w/ grape & leaf lights w/ frosted floral shades;  display case w/ miniature Chinese porcelain vases;  old canes;  H.S.S. boxed chisel set;  paper Halloween decorations;  nice lot of miniature boxes;  several wristwatches;  old canoe paddle w/ painted seascape;  several early wooden bowls;  E Monk carved wooden seabird w/ driftwood base;  vintage fountain pens;  old dolls & doll clothing; C.D. Boss & Sons Biscuits box;  “Old Fashion Smoked Ham & Bacon” pig shaped wooden sign;  old Boy Scout handbooks & knives;  large lot of vintage table clocks;  French St Lucanne carriage clock w/ open escapement;  Arts & Crafts leaf decorated pottery vase;  lg selection of vintage cast iron toys; lot of antique burled boxes;  cast iron figural still banks;  old marbles;  mid 18th C wax relief portrait;  early baskets;  old quilts;  cast iron figural doorstops;  Mama cast iron mechanical banks;  several old pocket watches;  sm stained glass window;  marble urn lamp;  old photos;  Grenfel type scenic rug w/ ships and island;  wooden boat models;  old wooden decoys;  early melon basket in red surface;  several nice table lamps;  4 19th C wall regulator clocks;  19th C mantle clocks;  sm brass studded box;  “8 Plymouth Ave N” wooden sign;  5 cent Keeny Super Bell slot machine in wooden case;  Taxi peddle car;  Stieff animal figures;  International wooden time clock;  old maps;  old plaster figure of boy fishing;  antique stoneware;  vintage advertising boxes;  lot of fossils;  early metal fire bucket;  pr small cast iron pigeons; singing bird in brass cage;  old powder flasks;  early copper kettle w/ lid;  iron bound wooden trunk;  sm articulated figure;  lot of old medals;  old icon in silver frame;  lift top wooden box w/ painted landscape & flowers;  old wooden fishing bobbers;  “Budweiser Beer Preferred Everywhere” cardboard display;  antique brass push up candlesticks;  costume jewelry, early platters, table lamps, Oriental items, Yamaha guitar, plus much more!!

ART:  Betsy Cochran w/c still life;  lg o/c seascape sgnd Rollins;  Gordon Grant lithograph;  vintage Currier & Ives lithographs;  Chinese w/c depicting woman;  L Truman oil painting of lighthouse & sailboats;  William Klinack abstract w/c;  lg river scene w/c by Catherine Hobar;  lg w/c of southern landscape of cabin & trees;  1742 wax relief portrait bust from Joseph Frost collection - Portsmouth NH;  o/b of puppies watching spider;  sgnd 1891 w/c of sailboat;  Dot Starkweather pastel of seagull & rocks;  Elmer Hutchinson w/c of children at seashore;  w/c depicting sailboat at dockside w/ several figures;  several good antique prints, several oils and pastels of nudes by listed artist George Schnieider Staten Island New York, hunt prints, pastel of Mohegan by E.F. Tina Ambrose, many more pastels.

SILVER, GOLD:  Gold necklaces;  gold stickpins;  14K & GF lot;  14k gold earrings w/ rubies & sapphires;  several pieces of gold Edwardian jewelry;  14K diamond & ruby ring;  14K topaz ring; several nice diamond rings; Native American silver jewelry;  14K engagement rings;  tray lots of misc. sterling silver;  heavy Arts & Crafts silver bracelet;  fancy sterling bowl w/ handle;  lots of silver jewelry;  old US silver coins;  good selection of US commemorative coins;  and many other quality items to bid on.

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 for you. All descriptions are subject to error. Cash, credit cards or approved check are acceptable forms of payment.

Preview: Tuesday, January 30, 2024 at 10:00A.M. To 4:00P.M. And Wednesday, January 31, 2024 at 8:00A.M. until auction time, the day of the auction.

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

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License #0356

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