Charles M. Talbot Associates Auction

Turner Grange Hall, Turner, ME

Saturday, April 13, 2024 at 10 A.M.


We would like to welcome you to our Spring Grange Hall Auction on Saturday, April 13th.  This sale will include items from area estates - to be held at the Turner Center Grange Hall, Turner Center, Maine.  Located at 424 Turner Center Road on Route 117, 3 miles east of the junction of Routes 4 and 117 in Turner Village (follow auction signs.)  A partial listing follows. All items are being sold with No Reserve and still No Buyer’s Premium.  Preview Friday, April 12th from 10 am -2 pm, day of sale from 8 am – 10 am or by appointment.


Furniture: Original Oak Hoosier “Klearfront” cabinet made by Sellers of Indiana – detached tambour slide; Oak 4 sectional stacking bookcase; Early pine stepback cupboard; Oak clawfoot table w/ leaves; Quarter sawn oak side by side; Quarter sawn oak buffet w/ large oval mirror; Quarter sawn oak server w/ carving; Oak china cabinet w/ 2 lower drawers; Hard pine pantry cupboard; 5 piece set of dark maroon painted rattan furniture; 4 matching oak dining room chairs; Mahogany serpentine drop front desk; Mahogany music cabinet; 7 maple, pine or oak bureaus; 2 cedar chests; Country drop leaf tables; 4 nice wicker armchairs; Selection of maple, mahogany and pine end tables & night stands; Hardwood commode; Two matching pine open bookshelves; Hitchcock maple drop leaf table (5’ long) and 6 beautiful Hitchcock chairs; Round oak kitchen table w/ blue pedestal base w/ 6 Windsor style blue chairs; Knob Creek cherry dining room china cabinet; Chippendale style loveseat in floral upholstery. 


Items of Interest: Large braided rug – never used; 12 braided scatter rugs, like new; 6 large schoolhouse hanging lights w/ milk glass shades; Fancy dome top trunk w/ printed interior; Oak Smith Premier typewriter table; Early Windsor armchair in yellow w/ painted fruit; Oak child’s roll top desk by Paris Mfg.; Bausch & Lomb 4000 telescope with accessories; 6 miniature Windsor style chairs; Two steeple clocks by Terry & Andrews and Waterbury; 16 pieces of hand painted Toleware; 10 pieces of stoneware; Collection of over 40 different milk bottles including Turner Centre Creamery; Bell Clock Co. brass ship’s clock; Standing mirror and jewelry cabinet by Lori Greiner; Old miniature painted 4 drawer chest; Pair of carved horns w/ dragons & birds; Scotty dog doorstop; Cast iron still bank; Blueberry rake; Tin of old marbles; Plaster casting of Indian; Painted giraffe hat rack; Nice of set of “Nobility” plated flatware; Heavy oak office chair by B.L. Marble Chair Company; Old child’s miniature Boston rocker; Contemporary stained glass floor lamp w/ irises; Mortar & pestle.


Military:  Over a dozen U.S. Military Academy at Westpoint uniforms w/ matching hats; Military reenactment red coat; Military trunks; 3 US Army metal storage cans.


Mid Century Modern:  1950’s swivel black & white Naughyde chair by Viko Furniture Corp.; Iron & glass floor lamp w/ magazine rack; Large 1950’s mirror w/ etched wheat stocks; 1950’s bedspread w/ printed football players; 1950’s Pearl-Wick storage hassock.


Artwork & Prints:  Zaza Meuli oil on board (OOB) still life of roses; Marcus de Long Sr OOB of cottage by stream; Ezra Elmer Keene engravings of sheep and homesteaders; Harry Roseland 1901 chromolithograph advertising Knox gelatin; 2 large portrait prints in matching gold frames of Captain Bligh by Sir Joshua Reynolds and a well-dressed young woman; 3 Oriental bird prints; Heinrich Hofmann print of young Jesus from Campbell Prints (nice antiqued gold frame); Chromolithograph of fishing boat at moonlight; Other nice prints and wall mirrors.


Glass, China & Pottery: Complete set of 4 Pyrex “Amish” mixing bowls, like new; Collection of pink Depression glass pcs; 5 Capodimonte porcelain flower baskets; Lot of 8 vintage crackle glass vases; 8 pcs of cut glass incl. center bowl, vases & candlesticks; Beautiful large Talavara pottery bowl w/ bird; EAPG “Deer & Pine” pattern pitcher; Adams “Old Colonial” ironstone dinnerware set – 77 pcs; Several pcs of white ironstone inc. pitcher & bowl set; Haviland Limoges 56 pc. porcelain dinnerware set; 3 sets of Staffordshire spaniels; Set of 12 Cauldon bowls w/ geometric gold details and other fine gold decorated plate sets; Lot of 8 vintage teapots; California Pottery fish formed soup tureen  with underplate & ladle – Set of 5 shrimp plates; Wedgwood “Etruria” lunch plates; Lot of 5 pieces of milk glass; Tray of Franciscan China “Palomar”; Nice selection of etched & colored stemware; Set of “Sur la Table” cabbage leaf dinnerware; Lg. set of Syracuse China “Briarcliff” dinnerware; 2 trays of bone china cup & saucers. 


Stamps, Books & Magazines: 9 – 3 ring binders of United Nations first day covers including 1955 souvenir sheet; Other covers include 1851 issue stampless cover and engraved cache ca. 1850’s, various other early documents & covers; International album of foreign stamps; United States album with box of stamps; 7 binders of US plate blocks & first day covers; Box of unused stamps – face value $400;  10 boxes of military, guns and war related books; Two boxes of early 1950’s Life & Boy’s Life magazines; Large box of Edward Little “Oracle” yearbooks, others.


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 current copy of your seller’s certificate. This is a partial listing, additional photographs will be added weekly.



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55 Poplar Hill Road

Turner, ME  04282

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