Charles M. Talbot Associates

Turner Grange Hall, Turner, ME

Thursday, March 29, 2007 at 5:00pm

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This is our first auction of the year comprised of items from an old farmhouse, ell, and barn located on the Howard Road in Hartford, Maine. Auction held at Turner Center Grange Hall, Turner Center, Maine.  Located on Route 117, 3 miles east of the junction of Routes 4 and 117 in Turner Village (follow auction signs.)
All items are being sold No Reserve and No Buyer’s Premium.  Preview day of sale from 3:00 - 5:00pm

Furniture:  Period American cherry drop front desk; Federal pine four graduated drawer bureau, painted; Hoosier white and black kitchen cabinet; Pine turned leg rectangular kitchen table, 6’2” x 2’ 4”; Set of six (6) fancy pressed back oak chairs, original; Oak drop well server w/ 2 glass doors; Oak jeweler’s desk w/ multi drawers; Fancy iron & brass bed; Two (2) oak five drawer bureaus; Oak Morris chair w/ claw feet; Walnut marble top bureau and matching commode; 1930’s bedroom set; 1930’s cedar lined wardrobe & vanity; Fancy rosewood octagonal stand; Oak turned leg kitchen extension table; Set of eight (8) oak kitchen chairs; Double bank hardwood kneehole desk; Cedar chest; Bookcases; Painted bureaus; Old store glass display cabinet, 8’; Modern Furniture:  Beautiful maple Queen Ann style drop leaf extension table and six (6) Windsor style braceback chairs, Beals, Portland; Beal’s hutch with open top, 54”; Beal’s maple deacon’s bench, 4’; Nice 2 cushion love seat; Overstuffed living room chairs.

Glass & China:  Large selection of colorful Depression glass; Four “Bologna” blue & white Staffordshire plates; Scenic Staffordshire blue & white pitcher; Many pieces Blue Hill Pottery; Ten (10) pieces white ironstone; Fancy blue figural perfume bottle; Figural pink flower frog; Victorian cups & saucers; Set of Royal Doulton china; Royal Winton fish pitcher; Colorful banded glass sets; McCoy planter; Adams Calyx Ware pieces; Tray of Occupied Japan figurines; Set of Taylor Smith dinnerware; Figural planters; Nippon pieces.

Items of Interest:  Two (2) Maine paint decorated pine blanket boxes in black over red w/ yellow pin striping; Early butter worker w/sliding top; Fruit press in old red w/ blue pin striping; Old cast iron planter w/ pedestal; Two (2) small pine wall cupboards; Fancy Victorian ceiling light w/ iridescent shell shaped shades; Two (2) old baby carriages; Four (4) signed measures; Cheese rings; Old red cradle; Oak high chair; Tin upright butter churn; Decorated floor safe, 2’4” x 1’ 5”; 1960’s Decca electric guitar w/ amp; Fancy inlaid mandolin; Many large crocks & jugs; Pantry boxes; Old red wooden Kerosene container; Three (3) pairs of snowshoes including signed Bodge & Snocraft; Colored kitchen utensils and accessories incl. “Minter’s Log Cabin Fudge 1cent”; Colorful glass & pottery mixing bowls; Old cookie jars; Old soda bottles from Lewiston & Auburn; Goudy & Kent’s Portland, ME biscuit box; Costume jewelry; Purses; Victorian collar boxes; Sewing accessories & buttons; Lot of cast iron mortar & pestles.

Record Players & Radios:  Edison cylinder record player w/ records; Silvertone Neutrodyne radio w/ wooden wall speaker; Western Electric bell wringer; Wooden RCA Victor floor model radio; Stewart Warner colored radio;Atwater Kent floor speaker.

Toys & Dolls:  Marx tin & plastic train sets w/ accessories; Marx tin doll house w/ furnishing; Buddy L Texaco plastic & tin gas station; Buddy L Texaco fire truck; Bimbo The Drumming Clown in orig. box; Walt Disney composition puppet and rubber Mickey Mouse; Doll’s crib; High chairs; Old games & toys; Lot of old doll’s dresses; Twelve (12) hard plastic dolls in orig. clothes.

Linens:  Nice assortment of dining and bedroom linens, fabrics and quilts – Approx 10 lots.

Books, Magazines & Maps:  Approx 400 volumes – Children’s adventure; Cookbooks; Two boxes of old Hartford town reports; Five (5) boxes of Life magazines of 50’s –60’s; Some individual book titles include: East of the Sun and West of the Moon by Theodore and Kermit Roosevelt, The Complete Works of Robert Burns by Robert Burns, History of the United Netherlands and The Rise of the Dutch Republic by John Lothrop Motley, The Inside of the Cup and Mr. Crewe’s Career by Winston Churchill; Penobscot County 1859 work map.
Artwork & Prints:  Nice selection of Victorian portraits, coloured prints and photographs.
No Buyer’s Premium:  Listing subject to error, all items sold as is, book bids accepted, catered by Turner Grange.  Terms: cash or check with proper ID, Dealers:  please bring a 2007 copy of your seller’s certificate.

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