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Contact Donald or Verna (Sam) Pidgeon
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Mailing Address: PO Box 1083, Pictou, N.S. BOK 1HO
PHONE 902-485-5968

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Steyr-Daimier 30-06 Rifle w/scope               $1150.00

Gainsborough Oil-on-Linen

$15,000

Nodding Grandmother Doll (Photo)

$ 2,500

Comic Books in the mid-90's inc #1 Superman & other like jewels--at that time, it set a North American record; however, since then, such comics have escalated and would probably be worth over $3,000,000 on the market today--whoever expected things like this would fly!

$79,000

Finger Oil Lamp

$2,900

Ships Log Book

$2,800

Sextant 

$1,700

Early 4-Poster Bed

$3,500

Large Hooked Mat

$2,800

70's Down Chaise Lounge

$2,000

Merganser Decoy (b/w Photo)

$15,000

Lollypop Butterprint

$300

Early Spruce Gum Box

$280

John Geddie Grandfather Clock

$5,000

Early Wall Box

$250

Eyestones from sailing ship days

$280

Sm Box of Early Hockey Cards from the 30's sold in the mid-90's

$3500

Hanging Oil Lamp complete with prisms, hand decorated sold in the affluent 90's

$800

Irish Beleek Cup & Saucer

$190

Early Fishing Creel

$470

Early Oak Store Counter (Photo)

$1,000

Hall Tree/Seat

$1,850

Dukabor Style Planter (photo)

$400 

Mahogany Étagère

$1,900

High Victorian Bed $3,500
6' Model Schooner Bluenose 70's $1,500
Early Copper Jelly Caldron $550
Tiny Stanley Plane $450
Oil Advertising Sign $800
Early Maple Chest of Drawers $4,200
Early Stepdown Windsor Armchair $1,400
Boston Pembroke Table $2,500
1888 Ship Painting Oil-rough condt (Photo) $3,000
Early Coverlet $280
Moosehead $550
Gramaphone with Horn $800
40's Velour Sofa Set $1,700
Beleek Tea Set $2,500
Sail Cloth Mat $1,800
Early 2-dr Maple Nitestand $4,500
Sofa Table $2,200
Early Nova Scotia Sofa $3,200
Dinner Bell $650
Early Pine Nite Stand $1,100
Handmade Quilt $590
"85th Highlanders" Book $350
Pine Mammy Bench (in 1982) $600
Pine Settle Bed (in late 70's) $600
Baby Grand Piano in the 90's $3,700
"Pictonians at Home & Abroad"  in the late 1990's $210
Beaver Top Hat-modeled by Megan (Photo) $90
Currier & Ives Print (Photo) $4,200
Oak Dining Suite $5,500
Fancywork Firescreen $2,000
Spool Bed $800
6 Sibbley Ladderback Chairs (not sgd) $1,200
Old Floor Standing Harp (as is)    $1,000
Marble Top Chest of Drawers $2,000
Chest of Sterling Silver Flatware (in 80's) $5,000
3-Pc Nova Scotia Glass Table Set $750
MacIntosh Spinning Wheel '80's (photo) $600
Spool Floor Lamp $300
Pine Lift top Blanket Chest $1,500
Victorian Parlour Table $2,000
Violin $1,500
Stenciled Bedroom Suite (in the mid-90's) $2,700
MacLeod Bagpipes $650
Mahogany Armoire $1,600
Stone Water Trough $650
Cast Iron Pencil Sharpener $250
Dump Cart $900
Sailboat $14,000
Early Butter Bowl $350
Nickel Silver Parlour Lamp $225
Victorian Cranberry & S/P Cream/Sugarmin the 90's $750
Victorian Whatnot  $1,000
1800's Nova Scotia Trade Cards - early 2000 $1,600
Pair Oval Ancestral Pictures $800
Wartime Kitchen Table/Chairs, painted $275
Kaiser Hat - as is condt. 90's (photo) $550
Early Washstand (photo) $800
Sm Early Micmac Quill Box (photo) early 2000 $1300
1900 Cricket Trophy Cup 3' high (photo) late 90's $1500
Oak Lift Seat Hall Rack w/Mirror $1800
5' High Flour Advertising Sign-Baker w/revolving Eyes/Head (photo) $2500
Light-up Adv. "Suspender Man" (photo) $450
Victorian Toilet--alleged to have come out of a whore house in the Yukon
$190
on the lighter side-at church cake auction
Triple Chocolate Cheesecake
$105
 
1878 City of Halifax Atlas, as is - PHOTO  (Sold 2011) $350
Horse Drawn Surrey - PHOTO (sold 2010) $2000
Ships Box w/Ship Painting under Cover - 2011 PHOTO $1800
Huge Wavecrest Covered Dish - 2011 PHOTO $800
Sgd Grenfell Seat Mat (Polar Bear) 2010 PHOTO $250
NS Water Pitcher "Buttons & Bows" - PHOTO (sold Spring 2011) $1200
Postcard of Seals on River John Shore - PHOTO (sold in on-site Auction 2010) $80
Old Iron Gate - PHOTO (sold Easter 2012) $1400
Old Brass Store Oil Lamp - PHOTO (sold in Holiday auction 2011) $290
Will R Bird Book "Clancy" w/Dust Jacket  - PHOTO (sold January 2013) $700
Old Metal Horsehead - PHOTO  (sold 2011) $550
Sm Old Cutter Sleigh - sold as is -PHOTO  shown here after restoration by purchaser (sold in on-site auction summer 2012) $200
Early Hand Carved Horse - sold as is - shown here with happy purchaser - PHOTO (sold Easter 2012) $1000
North Nova Scotia Highlanders Tunic - PHOTO (sold February 2013) $350
Cranberry White Flake Oil Lamp - PHOTO  (sold January 2012) $700
Pr Chandler Watercolours - PHOTO  (sold Holiday 2011) $800
North Nova Scotia Highlanders Long Narrow Photo - PHOTO (sold February 2013) $650
Cast Iron Peanut Man Still Bank - PHOTO (sold Holiday 2010) $250
Sm PEI Pottery Crock (no cover) - PHOTO
(sold 2011)
$850
Narrow 6' long Folky Hooked Mat - PHOTO
(sold Holiday 2011)
$500
Unusual Cylinder Curved Glass Top Quartered Oak Buffet - PHOTO (sold around 2008) $1800
Old Brass Nautical Telegraph on Stand - PHOTO (Sold Natal Day 2010) $1075
Port Neuf Bowl w/Hairline Crack - PHOTO (sold 2009) $175
Ship's Billy made of Rope - PHOTO (sold 2009) $125
Smaller Photo of Sally Sark, well-known Native Lady from Pictou Landing who went door-to-door in the County selling Baskets in the 40's & 50's - PHOTO (sold 2008) $80