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Auctioneer Jack Hamblin Auctions 570-839-9464
Auction Date Nov 12 Auction
The West End Fire Hall
PA Rt. 715 and Bond Lane
Brodheadsville, PA
Time 10:00AM
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  • 128 pc. Whiting Mfg. Co. Sterling -

    128 pc. Whiting Mfg. Co. Sterling -

  • boxes of old ammo - great graphics

    boxes of old ammo - great graphics

  • vintage wooden lure - detail

    vintage wooden lure - detail

  • 3 gal. cobalt bird crock

    3 gal. cobalt bird crock

Auction Listing
AuctionZip Auctioneer ID# 4958
Advance Notice of an outstanding Fall Auction in the Gallery featuring items from Pocono Pines and Sciota, PA Estates plus select consignments. Click on the small camera icon above for hundreds of photos, and check back often for updates. Too much to photograph, so many items will not be pictured! Huge Auction... Save this date!
A sampling of items offered Nov. 12 for your bidding enjoyment, without reserves or minimums: 

Sterling Silver - Late arrival, just in...a wonderful collection of Estate silver (many super antique pieces) from an old Philadelphia home: 128 piece set of Whiting Sterling flatware in original chest (118.2 t.o.), Westmoreland Sterling flatware set in chest (Geo. & Martha Washington pattern, 61 pcs., no monogram, weighing 64.38 t.o.),(43) pcs. assorted Sterling silver flatware and table utensils by Reed & Barton, Simpson, Hall & Miller, Whiting, Rogers, Lunt & Bowlen, Watson, Alvin, Wallace, and many others, Sterling candlesticks with extensions, set of (12) Dominic & Haff bouillon spoons in signed plush bag, fancy Sterling bonbon spoon and olive fork, (6) Reed & Barton butter knives, fantastic tray of attributed 18th & early 19th C. Sterling and Coin Silver utensils included dated piece (1787) - see photos; large ant. Sterling and coin silver ladles and veggie spoons, Steiff Sterling ladle and tomato fork, Sterling bonbon dish...too much to list.  Must see!

Vintage Toys- Wyandotte Construction pressed steel dump truck (95%...nice!), Lionel train locomotives & cars, model train layout items, set (8) m.i.b. set of Wiking (Germany) sports cars, nice selection of Schuco cars with keys, "Lucky Toy" friction station wagon m.i.b., Wyandotte "Shooting Gallery", "Kissing Couple" toy car (Japan, battery op) o/b, "Empire" metal toy stove, m.i.b. Japan toys: "Tipsy Bartender" and "Musical Chimp"; "Poosh-em-Up" Bagatelle, large folk-crafted toy locomotive and tender (32" long), (50+) lead soldiers & other figures, Lesney, Manoil, Structo, Hubley & other toy vehicles in nice lots, 1950 Cadillac friction car m.i.b., (12) wartime Auburn Rubber vehicles, Marx Streamline Train o/b with (7) extra cars, collection of 40s-50s plastic vehicles, tin windup toys by Marx, Wolverine, Ohio Art & others, vint. Matchbox "Fighting Furies Redcoat Adventure" kits sealed m.i.b., large carton of plastic Army men and vehicles, vint. board games, and more.  

Hunting / Fishing Items- Winchester Model 69 bolt action .22, Enger-Kress shoulder holster for Colt Mod. 1911,  Vint galvanized minnow pail and oval lidded bait tub, pr. old beaver traps, mint card of (12) souvenir fishing knives from old Pocono Wild Animal Farm, vint. wooden lures, pr. Faber snow shoes, super ant. ammo boxes with contents - Western, UMC, Winchester, etc., ant. knife hone, etc.   

Fine Art- 1820 Thomas Birch "View of the Water Gap and Columbia Glassworks, River Delaware" (William Strickland engraving), o/b Frank Vining Smith (1947) of Clipper Ship (untitled) with James Craig appraisal, huge 35 X 31" ornate Victorian oak frame with lady portrait, (4) framed Jack Savitsky works, all signed:"Turkey Day 1991", "Bringing in the Hay", "Snowy Owl" (1960), and "Lackawaxen River" (1960); o/b landscape by Rachel Bray (E. Bangor, PA), early ANRI woodcarving (Italy), o/b Federal-style home interior by Sally Millspaugh (E. Stroudsburg, PA), w/c "Early March" by Bob Doney, w/c landscape by Phoebe Conrad (McIlhaney, PA), w/c "Dusk at the Lake" by Joe DeThomas (Easton, PA), o/b landscape "Above the Fall at Buck Hill" by Clarence Dreisbach, Eastlake-framed Victorian wall plaques, Books: Pictorial History of the Great Civil War (1870) and Battles and Commanders of the Civil War (1908), American Indians: Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology (1881), others.

Coins and Stamps- Hindenburg airship first flight cover (1936, return trip to Germany), 1837 Hard Times Token ("Jackass Running"), Roll 1964-d dimes BU, foreign postage stamp album (pre 1936), cartons of U.S. and Foreign stamps (used), U.S. Half Dimes (silver), 1822 Large Cent, Morgan and Peace Silver Dollars, wheat back Lincolns, Red Seal $2.00 bills, Indian Head cents, foreign silver & other coins, Buffalo Nickels, 1862 Virginia Treasury note, (27) pc. lot of Standing Liberty silver quarters, Roll 1949 Franklin Halves, Silver Proof sets, Walking Liberty silver halves, Roll 1964 Kennedys BU, more.  

Furniture / Decor- Super 3 Gal. cobalt bird stoneware jug, small glass coffee table fashioned from ant. coffin supports once used in a Monroe County Funeral Parlor (unique!), child's Victorian rocker, custom made Duckloe cherry captain's chair and Windsor high-backed chair,  tiger oak Barrister's chair with curved members, (3) oval braided rugs, Victorian walnut side chairs inc. fan backs and several with carved faces in the crest rails, beautiful ant. 3 drawer walnut chest with tills, 13.5" hand crafted heavy leaded glass hanging light, ant. printer's drawer for curio display, Arts and Crafts stick-and-ball mirrored hat rack, ladderback chair with twine seat, primitive stoneware pitcher, Zaanse clock (1950's), PA House cherry 2 drawer chest (31" wide X 18" deep), tall case clock (as found), others.     

Jewelry- 14K gold "Commissioner" pinback (1880), (10+) 14K gold rings with diamond, ruby, sapphire and other stones, pr. 14K with diam. pierced earrings, asst'd. Lodge pins, pocket watches, several jewelry cartons (one is 17 lbs.) for winter sorting, 14K necklace, 14K charms, Sterling Silver jewelry, designer pieces, 14K pendant, 14 KWG Benrus ladies wrist watch, 10K Pocono Mt. HS class ring, .925 E. Robert (Locle) Swiss key wind Pocket watch, box lot of old pocket watches, 14K Seth Thomas pocket watch, 14 K with diamonds Lady Elgin wrist watch, beautiful 14K antique watch chain and clasp, 14K w/ emerald dolphin ring, more arriving daily.   

Local and Regional Collectibles- Loder Store and Kistler Store (both E. Stbg., PA) country store tins, Monroe County Co-Op Dairy bottles,cooler box and large carton; former Pocono Wild Animal Farm souvenir knife card (mint), Thomas Birch "View of the Water Gap and Columbia Glassworks, River Delaware" (William Strickland engraving, ca. 1820), advertising memorabilia from the former Gantzhorn Funeral Home (Tannersville, PA) inc. small coffee table fashioned from ant. coffin supports from this same establishment (unique - must see!), 3' X 4' Bogert Bros. Exxon sign (E. Stroudsburg, PA),1875 Beers Atlas 2 sided map of Pocono Twp., former Barrett Twp. High School year books 1938-1943, (10) Prohibition Era Federal prescription drug permits (from a Hawley, PA pharmacy), local DL&W RR schedules (1938, Poconos), rare Tannersville Union Church post card (ca. 1906), Gilbert Polytechnic School graduation programs (1903-04), plus many unlisted.    

Railroad Memorabilia- DL&W RR signed tie carrier, 4 way signal lamp with ruby lenses, signed RR lanterns: DL&W (Dressel), NY Central System, NJ Central, Lehigh Valley, Lehigh & New England, others;  RR paper and pamphlets (both model and actual RRs), large folk-crafted toy locomotive and tender, large counter weight from a RR platform freight scale, pack of 1938 DL&W RR schedules (Poconos), DL&W locomotive photos, more. 

Primitives / Advertising / General- Wonderful 13" Enterprise coffee grinder with iron drawer,Two-sided metal Coca-Cola stand-up roadside sign, 3-D Coke can adv. sign, metal Pepsi bottle carrier, Wooden spice box set in round wooden "cheese" box, Jos.Heinrichs tea kettle (marked "Pure Bronze Sterling Silver") ca. 1910, metal milking stool, cobbler's wood and metal forms, pr. adjustable brass lodge hall candelabra, Stanley cherry levels and other old hand tools, Dietz barn lantern, vint. copper porch light, ant. wall safe with key (10x12x13"), old box cameras, tin Phillies cigar boxes, "Conklin Brass & Copper Co." brass advertising sign, vint. post-season baseball tickets, J. Montero autographed baseball with PSA certificate and several mint glass & mahogany baseball display cubes, hollowed out wooden hand drum, vintage ladies hats, 1915 Bausch & Lomb "Magic Lantern" projector, early Fire Department post cards, post cards of WWI and WWII, early automotive manuals, Packard "Cormorant" Art Deco hood ornament, 1936 Hindenburg First Flight mailed cover, pocket knives, 1900 "Young Americas" picture alphabet book, "Vapo-Cresolene" quack medical vaporizers & bottles, quack "Formaldehyde Generator" for sick room m.i.b., Gen'l. MacArthur metal bank, advertising lighters, m.i.b. package of Stanley Actor's Rouge (1900 - great graphics), 1909 book on Indians dist. by John Wanamaker, large lot of antique patent medicine bottles - many with contents & orig. labels from an old Stroudsburg pharmacy, vint. political signs (Hoover, FDR, etc.), carton ant. lamp parts, vint. PA license plates, old local calendars, photos of antique 3-wheeled wheelchair with passenger, old binoculars, Black Americana and other large size sheet music and plenty more not listed.     

Auctioneer's Note- Folks, this will be an outstanding Fall sale filled with wonderful Estate finds in all categories.  Bring a big truck and all the neighbors for a fun day at the Auction! 

Directions- GPS Lat. 40deg.55'33.38"N; Long. 75deg.23'38.43"W. From Hazleton, Bloomsburg and West, use I-80 East to Tannersville, PA Exit, then PA 715 SOUTH. Hall is on left just before the traffic light in Brodheadsville. For Lehighton-Palmerton area, follow US 209 NORTH to PA 715 intersection, bear left at light.  Hall is immediately on your right. From Lehigh Valley - Bucks Co. area, pick up U.S. 22 above Allentown, follow to PA 33 NORTH, then U.S. 209 SOUTH into Brodheadsville, and proceed as above. From Scranton area, use I-380 South to I-80 East to PA 715 at Tannersville Exit, and proceed as above. From Wilkes-Barre and vicinity, use PA 115 into Brodheadsville and make two quick lefts (209N & 715 N). From NY and NJ, follow I-80 WEST to Stroudsburg, then take U.S. 209 SOUTH exit, follow into Brodheadsville to light at 715 & 209. We're right behind the Wawa convenience store.

Terms of Sale- Payment by MC, VISA, Cash or PA Personal Check with photo ID. No out-of-state checks unless known to The Auctioneer or by pre-arrangement. 6% PA Tax unless exemption certificate is on file with us. Forms available at Cashier's desk. U.S. Coins Tax exempt. 13% Buyer's Premium, less 3% for cash or check, Net 10%.

Absentee Bidding- NO on-line bidding catalog will be available for this auction. Traditional absentee bids welcome; call 570-688-5735 or email The Auctioneer prior to 9 P.M. Thursday Nov. 10 to submit absentee bids. Pick Up in person, OR We Ship at Buyer's expense!

Facilities- Acres of parking. Handicap accessible. Special needs seating on request. Kitchen open...good food by Women's Auxiliary of West End Fire Co.

Next Auction Here- Rare Coins, U.S. Currency and Fine Jewelry Auction Saturday Dec. 10 at 10 A.M. Now accepting Estate Lots and Consignments of high quality items. 

John C. Hamblin Auctioneer   AU1813L (PA)   NAA   PAA
P.O. Box 504, Swiftwater, PA 18370      570-688-5735
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