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Nova Scotia Auctions -- Cape Breton Auctions -- Maritime Canada Auctioneers
Durham, Nova Scotia Ph:  902-485-5968; Cell 396-6072
E-Mail info@pidgeonauctions.com
Available Monday to Saturday inclusive from 8 am to 10 pm
 by appointment or by chance - NOT Sundays or Christmas Day
 
NOTE: IF YOU WOULD PREFER TO SELL OUTRIGHT--WE PURCHASE COMPLETE ESTATES, SMALL LOTS, COLLECTIONS OR INDIVIDUAL ITEMS--ALMOST ANYTHING SALEABLE INC PAINTINGS, MILITARY, OLD MONEY, GOLD/SILVER, JEWELRY, MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS, GUNS, SWORDS, OLD TOYS, TOOLS, OLD & NEW  FURNITURE, DISHES, ORNAMENTS, KITCHEN ITEMS, TEXTILES OF ALL SORTS INC QUILTS, RUGS, WOOLEN BLANKETS, LINENS, PRE-1950 HATS & CLOTHING, BOOKS, NEW ITEMS, ATTIC/BASEMENT/BARN CONTENTS, ETC, ETC
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LARGE NOTEABLE ESTATES AUCTION
Saturday March 9th at Kemptown Community Hall (near Truro)

Exit 18 or 18A off TCH 104 appx 7 minutes from Truro/Bible Hill Exit ;
20 minutes from New Glasgow; 70 minutes from Halifax or Amherst

VIEWING 10AM; Outside Auction 10:45 (Box Lots/Gen); MAIN AUCTION STARTS 11 AM
Good Homemade Food by the Kemptown Ladies


WE ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE WE HAVE BEEN FAVOURED WITH INSTRUCTIONS TO SELL
 THE
PRIVATE COLLECTIONS & OFFICE CONTENTS FROM ESTATE OF S. CHARLES FACEY, Q.C., LONG-TIME,WELL-KNOWN BARRISTER, LATE OF WESTVILLE (AFFECTIONATELY KNOWN AS "CHUCK" IN THE TILLEY); ALSO FURNISHINGS FROM ANOTHER FINE LOCAL ESTATE:
FURNISHINGS:
Pr Matching Wine Diamond Tuft Studded Wing Chairs; Solid Mahogany Kneehole Lawyer's Desk & Diamond Tuft Chair; 2 Lg Blue Wing Chairs; Buff Faux Suede Loveseat;  Mission Oak 3/dr Coffee Table & Stand;  Oak Glazed Door China Cabinet; Leather Stagecoach Trunk w/NGlasgow label; Rare Red/Grey Vintage Chrome Set w/Rose Dec (great shape-original); Oak Cabinet; Pr Oak Fireplace Boxes; Sibbley Church Bench; Early Mahogany Lap Desks; Green Lazybou Loveseat & Chair; Green/Natural Sideboard/Round Table/Chairs; Walnut Dining Suite w/Stencilled Buffet; Vintage Chrome/Marble Console Ashtrays; Old Combination Safe; Several Lg & Sm Flatscreen TVs/Stands;
CHINA/CRYSTAL/ORNAMENTS/FOLK ART
Royal Albert "Lavender Rose" Dinnerware; Misc Crystal & Early Goblets; Vaseline Compote; Old Crocks & Jugs; Several Royal Doulton Figurines; Westville China Commemoratives; Folk Art Chicken & Mountie by Poirier in Cheticamp;
Walking Stick w/Miner's Head;
LIGHTING:
Old Brass Store Hanging Oil Lamp; Custom Paneled Lamp w/Westville Scenes; Pr Brass CNR Lamps converted; Old Motion Lamps;
PAINTINGS/PRINTS/PICS:
"The Dock" & other Paintings; Local Pictures & Prints;
MINING/LOCAL SPORTS & OTHER COLLECTIONS
Local Mining Memorabilia inc Figures/Photos/Hats/Lamps/Moose River Medal/IDs/etc; Legal Prints/Caricature Figures/Books;  Local Sports Pictures/Silver Cup/ Large Collection Zippo Lighters + Signs;
TIMEPIECES:     
Brass Ships Clock; Several Watches inc Wittnauer in Case & one marked Rolex;
BOOKS/EPHEMERA:  
NNS Highlanders; Early NS Books inc 3 Vol Murdock's  History of NS; 2 Vol Speeches Joseph Howe, Lg Blue Pictou Co Atlas; NS Steel & Coal New Glasgow;  Will R.Bird inc "Two Jacks"; Old Mine Disaster Newspapers/Documents; "When the Daltons Rode"; Law Books;
CIVIL WAR:
Powder Horn; Ammo Pouch; Uniform; Pictures;
GUNS & ASSOCIATED: 
Springfield Percussion Cap Musket; Enfield 57 Snider with Rolling Block; Double Barrel Shotgun with Outside Hammers; Hate Belt w/WW1 Badges; Old Power Horns & Flasks; Old Brass Binoculars
TEXTILES: 
Tilley Hat & Vest (lg); Several Old Hooked Mats inc 3 Little Pigs; Quilts
COINS: 
1973 $5 & $10 Silver Olympic Coins; Old Silver Dollars & 50 Cent Pieces;
TOYS:
Pedal Car; Early Windup Tin Lil'Abner Dogpatch Gang;
MISC:
Old Set Working Traffic Lights; Old RR Switch Lamp; Antiqe Oak Gold Weight Scales; Early Copper Jelly Pot; Brass Candlestick Phone; Brass Mailbox; Old Oak Wall Phone; Early English Coal Hods; Cast Iron Door Stops inc Bulldog; Old Tinwork Pails/Lunchcans/Milkcan embossed "Crocketts Westville"; Several Old Cricket Bats (some sgd); BNS Metal Calendar; Gentleman's Cane/Seat; Judge Welsford MacDonald's Gavel; Old Postcards; Vintage Celluloid Handbag; Jackknives; Fire Ext;    Office Supplies; Computer; Fax; Scanner; SS Roaster; Sm Appliances;

TERMS: Cash, Approved Cks, Interac, Mastercard, Visa

PIDGEON AUCTIONS  h/o 485-5968; cells 396-6072/921-8516; 24-hr Hotline 485-3333


 
Above photo of local family taken at Red Row (Stellarton) in early 1900's

Above:  Westville Commemoratives

.....an example of the collection of Coal Mining Memorabilia

Above (3rd to the Right)  30" high Mountie by Folk Artist Poirier from Cheticamp

Above Centre:  Antique Gold Weight Scales

Below Centre:  Early Coal Miners Lunch Can made by Crockett Bros, Westville (embossed)...note--several other items
inc. Milk Can also made by Crockett's


Above:  Actual Traffic Lights on stand--electrified (working)
Below:  Old Railway Switch Lamp



Above:  Custom made Lamp w/Glass Panels showing Westville Landmarks; Early English Coal Hod; Apothecary Scales;
Oil Painting of "The Dock" in New Glasgow


Above:  Early Mahogany Brass Bound Lap Desk

 

Note:  there is a collection of hundreds of Zippo Lighters--photos later

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Below:  Early Nova Scotia Books inc 3 Vol Murdock's History of Nova Scotia & 2 Vol Speeches of Joseph Howe

Above:  Early Tin Windup Toy Lil' Abner Dogpatch Gang


Vintage Chrome Table & Chairs  (with leaf) above in wonderful condition--will obtain better photo later at hall