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LARGE QUALITY HOLIDAY EASTER MONDAY
   APRIL 17TH, 2017 ESTATES AUCTION AT
GLENGARRY BEST WESTERN HOTEL-TRURO

VIEWING AT 9:30 AM; JEWELRY AUCTION AT 10:15 AM; MAIN AUCTION BEGINS AT 11:00 AM

Exit 13 off TCH 102 towards Truro, past new Hospital to Lights at Tim Hortons Corner, Turn Left onto Willow Street
for a couple blocks--hotel on Left

WE ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THAT WE HAVE BEEN FAVOURED WITH INSTRUCTIONS TO SELL CONTENTS FROM THE HOME OF LOUIS WILLIAM COLLINS, LATE OF HALIFAX, RENOWNED FOR HIS IMPORTANT WORK IN HERITAGE PRESERVATION EFFORTS FOR WHICH HE RECEIVED MANY AWARDS INC THE HERITAGE CANADA LIEUTENANT GOVVERNOR'S GOLD MEDAL IN 1981 & INVESTITURE INTO THE ORDER OF CANADA  IN 1996; TOGETHER WITH SOME LOVELY CONTEMPORARY FURNISHINGS FROM THE CONRAD VALLEY HOME & PARTIAL CONTENTS & COLLECTIONS FROM QUALITY HOMES OF TAYLOR, ROBERTS, WELLS, MACDONALD & OTHERS LOCALLY

FURNITURE:
Early Colchester County Pine/Mahogany Bonnet Chest w/Tiger Maple Inlay/Beading - 44" high 42" wide 19" deep
Early Colchester County Flamed Birch 4-drawer Chest w/Bracket Foot & Beaded Drawers
Old Scalloped 37" Round Mahogany Breakfast Table w/Ornate Base
Old Ash 5-dr Chiffonier w/Shaped Mirror
English Style Hall Chair w/Cobra Legs
Nice Old Birch Commode w/Backsplash w/White Porcelain Knobs
Old Queen Anne Armchair w/Herringbone Buff Upholstery
Walnut Spinet Desk
Elaborate Old Oak Side-by-Side China Cabinet/Dropfront Desk
Golden Oak 45" Round Table w/Ornate Claw Feet w/2 Leaves
Set 6 Old Pressbacks
Golden Oak Sideboard w/Bow Front & Oval Beveled Mirror
Early Pine 6' Post Office Cupboard/Cabinet from Annapolis Valley area w/pigeon holes AND Post Office Stampers
Ornate Old Mahogany Rocker
Ca 1880 English Burl Mahogany Sideboard w/Backsplash 59" long x 21" deep
Mahogany China Cabinet w/Serpentine Front
Mahogany 3-Tier Stand
Pr. Old Church Pews from Guysborough area, appx 6' long
Old Lincoln Caned Nursing Rocker
Almost New (Store Condt) Traditional Style Queen Size Sofabed w/Artlandia Upholstry
Like-New Quality 5-Pc Natural Bedroom Suite w/expensive New Mattress/Box Spring
Fancy Wicker Rocker - Natural
Cathedral Wicker Headboard, Double - Natural w/BxSp/Matt
Unique Repro Wicker Lounge - Natural
Pr Rattan End Tables
Pr. Rattan Benches
Contemporary Cheval Dressing Mirror
Large Early Pine Worktable w/Dropleaves, Scrub Top
Elaborate Antique Micmac Twig Stand
1800's Rosewood Lap Desk w/Fitted Interior, Beaded & Mother-of-Pearl Inlay
Early Pine Hooded Cradle
Old Ash Parlour Table
Old Sq. Parlour Table
Cute Little Old Corner Chest of Drawers
Several Old Radios - Floor Model & Table Model
Early Oak Wall Telephone
Early Pictou County Signed "R.Stewart" Spinning Wheel
Tiered Mahogany Corner Whatnot
Sgd Krug Wall Shelf
Old 6-Dr Cabinet, Country, small 2' high
Lg Old Mirror
Lg Victorian Mirror
Old Tabletop Cylinder Ironer, working (for sheets/linens)
Walnut Gateleg Table
MUSICAL:
Yamaha Piano & Seat in Polished Ebony Mint Condt, cost $5200. in 2003
Old Piano Accordion in Case
Old Blackwood Practice Chanter (Highland)
SCOTTISH/ARMY/HUNTING/FISHING:
Old Highlander's Dirk w/2 Sm Knives & Lg Cairngorm Stones on top of all 3 knives
Woolen Tartan Lap Throw w/Fringes, Made in Scotland 36"x60", possibly Hunting MacLeod tartan
    Army Pins inc 53rd & 64th Overseas Battalions
WW11 Airplane Bombing Scope
RCAF Glengarry/Buttons/Pay Slip 1947
MacMillan Tartan Child's Kilt, authentic Wool Tartan, 16" long
Child's Lightweight Dress Kilt (taffeta) Royal Stewart Tartan 14" long
# 14 - Military Pins
Early Copper & Brass Powder Horn w/Hunting Dog Motif
Early Shotgun Loader & Plaque off 1906 Shooting Trophy
Old Henry Quackenbush Pellet Rifle
Large Old Bear Trap
Bear Scull 10.5"
Old Fishing Creel, red strapping
Old Fishing Creel, greyed
Old Fishing Lures
ARTWORK:
Gordon Roach Oil-on-Board 16x20, 1994 "Storm Party" (Snow Storm in front of Lord Nelson in Halifax)
Gordon Roach Oil-on-Board 38x48" "The Street they Tread" (Most unusual Painting - in front of Hope Cottage, Halifax)
deGarthe Oil-on-Board 10x16 "Seascape
deGarthe Oil-on-Board 18x24 "Wentworth Valley" (also signed on back)
John Cook Oil-on-Board 8x10 "Rocks and Red Flowers"
John Cook Oil-on-Board 8x10 "Edge of the Barrens" near Peggys Cove
John Cook Pencil "Bauer Street Looking South"
Edith A. Smith Watercolour 6x4 w/Wide Matt "Petite Riviere 1921"
Chandler Pastel 14x34 "Farm & Woods Scene"
4 Zwicker Pastels of Downtown Halifax Landmark Heritage Buildings
Andy Lynch "Queen Street Row Houses"
Walter Gromlender (?) not clear Watercolour
Luke Watercolour '94 Gardens (Halifax?) 9x12
P.B.Collins (Hfx) Oil-on-Canvas by 12x16 Still Life
Ferne 1848 Wood Block Print of Halifax, Hand Coloured
Small Watercolour - Unknown
Bartlett Print of Halifax Scene 6x9
Set 4 Old Framed Hunting Prints
Print 4 of 25 Queen Street Rowhouses, Halifax - Glass to edge of matt 12x18
Florence E. Hutton Oil-on-Board 10x12 Mountains & Lake
Cigony Oil-on-Canvas unframed 1965 20x28 - Mountains/Trees/River
Wharton Oil-on-Canvas 12x16 Red Sky in the Morning
Sgd CP Oil-on-Board 16x20 Sailing Ship on Rough Sea
Unsigned Oil-on-Board 16x20 Couple on Shoreline
Unsigned Watercolour 28x21 - two small figures in Scenic Spot
Unsigned Oil-on-Canvas 36x29 Two Small Figures on Sceenic Ground 1881
Unsigned Oil-on-Canvas 12x16 - On the Moor (girl picking flowers in foreground)
Unsigned Oil-on-Canvas 24x30 Farm in Winter w/Stream in foreground
Fred Trask Print - 4 in Large Matted Frame 5x7 each
Fred Trask Prints (2) - 2 in Matted Frame 5x7 each
Old print 10x18 Shepherd & Sheep
Old Framed Portrait w/beautiful Watercolour Painted Mat
1880 Photograph Sydney Academy Students
Daguerreotype
Ornate Victorian Self-standing Frame, oval
INUIT/NATIVE:
Sgd Robindra of Penguins 5.5x7.5
W.Banester Print - Whooping Cranes, Oregon
Sue Coleman Print - The Ocra (NW Coast Indian Print) 5x7
Sue Coleman Print - Power of the Wolf 12x14
Inuit Carvings from the Hopedale, Labrador area (Soapstone, Serpentine & Labradorite):
Polar Bear, Serpentine 13" long 5.5" high
Whale 8" long 4" high - Signed David Millie
Bear 7"5 long 6" high - Signed David Millie
Dancing Bear 7.5" high - Signed Amos Semigak
Inukshuk 7" high
Inukshuk 6.5" high
Inukshuk 7.5" high
Whale Tail 8.5" high Signed Jerimias Jararuse
Whale on Rock 4" high 5.5" long
Polar Bear 8" long 3.5" high
Miniature Man/Seal on Labradorite Slab - Figures 2" high, Slab 5" long
Man/Kayak/Seals 9.5" long 3.5" high Signed Amos Semigak
Inukshuk 8.5" high w/Ulu on head
Whale Tail 5.5" high
Caribou Horn Holder w/3 Ulus
Early Covered Quill Box
2 Old Handled Micmac Baskets
Cribbage Board made from Mule Deer Antler
Cribbage Board made of Bone
DISHES/CRYSTAL/SILVER/ORNAMENTS:
Vintage 81 Pc Set Old Copeland Spode "Indian Tree" Fine Bone China (the orange colour one from 1920's)
         inc Coffee & Teapot. Soups & other Serving Pcs
74 Pc Set Royal Albert "American Beauty" Fine Bone China 6 inc Teapots, etc.
Collection 60+ pieces of Signed Beleek
Early Blown Hand Decorated Water Pitcher & 4 Matching Tumblers
Royal Doulton Covered Vegetable Dish w/Flow Blue Border
2 Victorian Shaving Mugs, Decorated
Cut Glass Punch Bowl
Early Blown Glass Pitcher & Tumblers
Large Early Pressed Glass Compote
Set Crystal Stemware
Pr. Nova Scotia Glass (Trenton) Goblets - Grape & Vine Pattern
Pr. Crystal Knife Rests
Large Cut Crystal Fruit Bowl
Heavy Cut Crystal Candy Dish/Bowl
Rectangular Cut Crystal Centrepiece Dish
Pr Pinwheel Crystal Candle Holder
Set Vintage Primary Colours Pyrex Bowls
Several Pcs Vintage Jadite inc Fireking Handled Mixing Bowl Measure
Vintage Pyrex Coffee Pot
9 Pc Quality Pcs Cranberry
Large Cranberry Opalescent Hobnail Vase 8" high
Opalescent Hobnail Vase 8" high
Blue Satin Case Glass Jack-in-the-Pulpit 12.5" high
Murano Peacock 10.5" high
Crystal Lovebirds 7.5" high
Pair Signed Art Glass Vases
Hummel - 5" Girl with Geese
Hummel - 6,5: Boy in Tree/Dog
Hummel - Girl with Basket
Hummel - Boy playing Horn
Royal Worcester Figurine - Child and Goose
Royal Doulton Figurine "Margaret" HN2397
Royal Doulton Figurine "Fair Lady" HN2193
Royal Doulton Figurine "Adrienne"
Royal Doulton Figurine "Rose"
Small 50's Black Memorabilia China Figures
# 100 to #116 - 19th Century Smalls (flatware) by Nova Scotia Silversmiths inc Alexander Troup, Adam Ross,
        M.S.Brown, Nordbeck, Veith, James Langley, Hosterman, etc
New Brunswick 19th Century Spoons by Silversmiths Page Bros &  James Melich
33 Pc Chest of International STERLING Flatware "Enchantress"
46 Pc Chest of Rogers "Remembrance" Silverplated Flatware, hardly ever used
40 Pc Chest of Rogers "Heritage" Silverplated Flatware
# 48 - 6 Coffee Spoons Hallmarked: Lion .925 Sterling
# 49 - 11 Rogers Silverplated Spoons
# 50 - 5 Large Forks Wallace Silverplate
# 51 - 5 Pieces Nova Scotia Silver C.B.& Co
# 52 - 7 Odd Pieces Sterling Flatware
# 53 - 7 Sterling Teaspoons
# 54 - 20 Odd Pieces Old Flatware
# 56 - 15 Odd Pieces Old Flatware
# 57 - 10 Small Spoons Onida Silverplate w/Nova Scotia Insignia
Large STERLING Serving Spoon
# 75 - Pair STERLING Serving Spoons monogrammed "M"
# 76 - STERLING Sugar Shell & 2 STERLING Tongs
# 77 - 3 Highly Embossed STERLING Teaspoons
# 78 - Pr English Hallmarked SILVER Open Salt Servers
Victorian Holloware Sterling Silver Handled Manicure Set
3 Pcs Birks "Queen Mary" Flatware
2 Silverplated Gravy Boats
Large F.Curtis & Co. Coin Silver Ladle, as is - tarnished
LIGHTING:
Pair Old Matching Nova Scotia (Trenton) Glass Oil Lamps - Large & Small Size
Nova Scotia (Trenton) Glass Oil Lamp - Diamond Base, Hobnail Font
Collection of 16 Old Aladdin Lamps inc. Alacite
Early "Cosmos" Oil Lamp complete
Old Plume & Atwood Royal # 2 Nickel Silver Parlour Lamp w/White Shade
Old Plume & Atwood Brass Parlour Lamp
Old Slag Glass Hall Hanging Lamp
Finger Oil Lamp, Walnut Pattern
Old Parlour Oil Lamp w/Hand Decorated Font/Iron Base
CROCKERY:
4 Old Crocks/Jugs w/Blue Decoration
2 Old Gallon Hump Jugs - Robertson, Halifax & Cambridge, Mass
6 Old Crockery Gingerbeers - Quinn, Roue, Wilson & Sullivan (Halifax); Knox (Peterborough)
       Gurds Green & Buff Gingerbeer (Canada)
Green Glass Roue (Halifax) Gingerbeer
London Merchant Crock impressed
Hawthorne Whiskey Jug
Glen Garry Whiskey Jug
Cherry Branded Whiskey Jug
Set Early Crockery School Inkwells
Inkwell, Green Stoneware
Schoolmaster's Ink Decanter & 5 Student Inkwell
Later 4 Pc Crockery Canister Set w/Cork Tops
Old Crockery Pig
RAILROAD ITEMS:
3 CNR Lanterns - one with Red Glass Shade, one with Amber, one Clear
Matching CN Metal Bracket Lamps
CN Metal Table Lamp
Old Red RR Signal Light
Early ICR Lantern
Old CN Lantern w/Medallion
Large Old Railroad Jack
TEXTILES & LEATHER:
New Brown Cowhide Leather Messenger Bag - Bugatelli "Inspire the Movement" w/buffer inside for laptop
        Unisex--measures 12x17, Retail $459
Collection of appx 16 Old Hooked Rugs
7 Hand Made Quilts
White Crochet Tablecloth 60x100
Buff Crochet Tablecloth 66x90
Set Hand Woven Placemats, White, made in Pictou
Old Knitted Baby Set
TOYS:
1930 Trike w/Wooden Stenciled Seat, all original
Child's Blue Electric Sewing Machine "Little Sister"
Small Old Blue "Dejay" Record Player
Old Disneyland Projector Set (electric) w/12 Slides in original Box
Large Old Metal Toy Truck
Sm Set Old Building Blocks in original Case
Old Stereoscope & Cards
2 Huge Early Swirl Marbles 2.25" diameter
MISCELLANEOUS:
Old Fanjoy Mens Wear Clothes Hook (New Glasgow)
Vintage Lg Ventriloquist Dummy
Small Carved Boxes
Old Specs in Truro D Case
Folky Fish Wall Hanging
Old Bake Board
Porcupine Covered Basket 7" diameter
1953 Lead Soldiers/Horses - Coronation Procession Queen Elizabeth 11 - 1953 inc Coach, White Horses,
        Riders plus 7 Brown Horses & Riders & 6 Black Horses & Riders & 30 misc Footmen, London Coronation
        Souvenir Book & 7 Small Royalty Photos
Old Surveyor's Lettering Tool (Race Knife)
3 Model T and/or Horns
Unusual Early Store String Holder
Early Store Paper Roller
Early Wooden Hat Stretcher
Boot Pull
Butter Print
Chopper & Paddle
Candle Mould
Several Early Stanley Planes--various sizes
Early One-Arm Bandit, as is
Early Game "Five Jacks"
4 Old Walking Canes, one with inscribed Silver Plaque 1932
8 Old Walking Canes
Corncob Case Sgd Charles W. Beck, Lunenburg
Unique Metal Froggie Soap Holder
2.5" Diameter Carved Covered Box
3 Old Fountain Pens
Old Razor Set
Jade Knife
Evening Bag
Large Signed "Birks" Chain Mesh Purse
Signed Whiting & Davis Chain Mesh Purse
# 74 - Early Hat Pin w/Thistle & Amethyst Stone
4 Old Hat Pins
Old Hat Pin Holder & Hatpin
Vintage Zippo Lighter in Case + Ronson Lighter
Early Brass Lighter
Pr Large Old Wagon Wheels
Hamilton 25-Lb Brass Beam Scales
ADVERTISING:
Old 6' Round Metal Enameled Texaco Sign
Old 5.5' Round Metal Enameled BA Sign
50's White Rose Pump Face
ld Robin Hood Flour Sign
Gamewell Fire Box
Small Old Enameled Post Office Sign
Large Old Enameled Post Office Sign
Red Indian Sign, bas relief, overpainted
Old Texaco Oil Pump w/Crank
Old Red Indian Oil Pump w/Crank, overpainted
Old McColl Frontenac Red Indian Grease Tin 12" high
30's Licence Plates
BOOKS/EPHEMERA:
Collection First Day Covers 1960's & early 70's, Appx 240 (4 Books)
Early Postcard Albums--several N.S. & N.B.
Old Stamp Album
Official Programme 1911 Coronation Naval Review
1928 Autograph Book
Local Books inc Pictonians at Home and Abroad & Will R Bird
Scottish Books
Heritage Furnishings Atlantic Canada Book
TIMEPIECES:
Sm Old Ornate Victorian Clock
Early Pequegnat Wall Clock
Round Brass Clock
Rolex Oyster-Perpetual Datejust Superlative Chrometer Men's Wrist Watch/Strap
Pocket Watch w/Key by Ferguson & Paige, Saint John NB
Double 24" Gold Watch Chain
# 06 - 48" Gold Pocket Watch Chain (markings unclear)
# 07 - Gold Filled Waltham Pocket Watch (15 Jewel)
# 08 - Waltham Keywind Pocket Watch, Coin Silver
# 09 - Waltham Coin Silver Pocket Watch
# 10 - 2.5" diameter Pocket Watch marked "Ferguson & Page, St. Joh, NB" on face, Swiss Movement, Akgentan
# 15 - Waltham American Traveller Gold Filled Pocket Watch w/Chain
# 21 - Birks 10K Gold Fob 1" Initial "D" inscribed "Gazette Literary '44" Leather Strap
# 37 - Ladies 17 Jewell Cardinal Watch
# 38 - Old Leather Wrist Strap w/Pocket for Ladies Pocket Watch (Swiss w/Decorated Back)
# 42 - Key for Watch (marked Robert Wallace, Halifax)
COINS & MEDALS:
# 12 - 1900 Queen Victoria Gold Sovereign w/Chain to make Watch Fob
# 75 - 1921 Netherlands Half Gulden Coin (5 Grams Silver) with 17" Neckchain (.925 Silver)
# 18 - 9 Old Rifle Association Medals
# 33 - Birks Sterling 1868 Dominion of Canada Rifle Association Commemmorative Medal in case
# 65 - Gold Medal Hallmarked: Crown JE (upside down) Lion
57 & 58 Half Dollars
Box Misc. Foreign Coins
JEWELRY:
# 01 - Hand Painted & Etched Signed Necklace
# 02 - Chauffeur Pin 1932 N.S.
# 03 - Music Symbol Pin w/Agate Stone
# 04 - 2 Scottish Crests, 3 Kilt Pins
# 05 - Delicate Necklace & Earrings w/Aurora Borealis Stones
# 11 - Old Sterling Broach, Bagpipes w/Amethyst Stones
# 13 - 3 Old Worn Gold Rings for gold content
# 16 - Old Mother-of-Pearl Cufflinks
# 17 - Various Old Lapel Pins
# 19 - 2" long Cloisonne Pin w/Birmingham Hallmarks
# 20 - 2 Vintage Sweater Clasps and 4 Scarf Holders inc Butterfly
# 22 - Cinnibar Necklace
# 23 - Sgd. d'Orlan Necklace - Egyptian
# 24 - 4 Christmas Broaches
# 25 - Signed "d'Orlan" Necklace & Earrings w/Rhinestones
# 26 - Necklace with deep Ruby Stones
# 27 - Delicate Necklace w/ Green Stones
# 28 - 2" Agate Broach
# 29 - 4 Pewter Broaches - mostly N.S.
# 30 - Necklace with Amethyst Stones
# 31 - 5 Broaches inc. Rhinestone
# 32 - 10 K Gold Ring, small
# 34 - Ornate Old Watch Fob w/Stone
# 35 - Signed Butler Butterfly Broach plus 2" Ivory Elephants
# 36 - Sterling Mechanical Pencil plus Bunker Hill Souvenir Jackkknife
# 39 - Misc. Pins & Medal
# 47 - 10 K Gold VG Hospital Pin Class of '47
# 60 - 10 K Gold Ring (large, wide) on Gold Filled Chain
# 61 - Early Wedding Band marked NS GOLD JC (Nova Scotia Gold Ring by J. Cornelius, Halifax) in orig. Case (same as below)
# 62 - Early Leather Ring Case ONLY (no ring) marked inside J. Cornelius, Halifax
# 63 - Old Gold Man's Wedding Band marked "JC 18K" (J. Cornelius, Halifax)
# 64 - Sterling Ring & .925 Silver Chain & Pendant
# 66 - Baseball & Bat Tie Clip
4 Men's .925 Silver Rings w/Various Stones
Signed Peter Gentler (Aussie Silversmith) .925 Silver Keychain in original case
# 70 - Small Sterling Cuff Bracelet
# 71 - Very Large Pr Birks Sterling Earrings, pierced
# 72 - 2 Pairs Very Large .925 Silver Earrings, pierced
# 79 - Vintage Amethyst Beads
# 80 - Vintage Blue/Clear Rhinestone Necklace/Bracelet/Earring Set
# 81 - Vintage Clear Rhinestone Necklace/Bracelet/Earring Set
# 82 - Sgd "Sherman" Rhinestone Earrings
# 83 - Pr Rhinestone/Bakelite Hair Clips
# 84 - Lot of Vintage Carved Bone Jewelry
# 85 - 1920's & 30's Belgian Coin Bracelet
# 86 - 1930's & 40's Dutch Coin Bracelet
# 87 - Love Token Broach made from Victorian Canadian Coins
# 88 - Antique Pearl Necklace w/14K White Gold Clasp
# 89 - Old Sgd Birks 12K Gold Filled Pearl Earrings
# 90 - Loaded Vintage Sterling Silver Charm Bracelet
# 91 - Loaded Vintage Sterling Silver Charm Bracelet
# 92 - Set of 4 Vintage Sterling Silver Bangles
# 93 - Vintage Sterling Silver Cuff Bracelet
# 94 - Vintage Sterling Silver & Agate Tie Clasp