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 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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OLD FASHIONED COUNTRY ESTATE AUCTION ON-SITE 4815 SCOTSBURN RD, PICTOU COUNTY, SATURDAY MAY 25TH
FROM HALIFAX DIRECTION, TAKE EXIT 19 OFF TCH 104 AT SALTSPRINGS & FOLLOW SIGNS TO DURHAM, THEN JUST PAST DURHAM CHURCH, TURN LEFT OVER DURHAM HILL TO THE END OF ROAD AT STOP SIGN, THEN LEFT FOR A KM OR SO TO DESTINATION UP ON THE  HILL ON THE LEFT (TOTAL DRIVING TIME FROM EXIT 19 IS APPX 15 MINUTES)
FROM NEW GLASGOW DIRECTION TAKE EXIT 22 OFF TCH 104 ACROSS CAUSEWAY TO PICTOU ROTARY & FOLLOW SIGNS TO SCOTSBURN (TOTAL DRIVING TIME FROM EXIT 22 APPX 20 MINUTES)

VIEWING AT 12 NOON; AUCTION AT 1 PM
(Thank you for not trying to view earlier than 12 Noon as it is very difficult
for the boys to get everything removed from the house & set up outside
when people are mulling/milling around)

OUTDOOR AUCTION - PLEASE DRESS ACCORDINGLY
Bring Seats/Shades/Umbrellas/Warm Clothing
Lots of parking space--drive right up past house & turn into field to find a parking spot--ground is hard
so it should not be a problem parking in the field--large area--lots of space, so please do not block
anyone in AND there is only one entry into field so please do not block this entry at any time

Refreshments Available
Terms:  Cash, Approved Cheque, Interac, Mastercard, Visa
PIDGEON AUCTIONS h/o 902-485-5968; Verna Cell 396-6072; Donnie Cell 921-8516 24-Hr Hotline 485-333


List appears here as we came to the items in/on the property and not in any order of importance:
(in house)
Early Hooded Pine Cradle
Old Birch Highchair
Old Metal Doll Pram
Old Composition Doll
Wicker Armchair
Oak Finish Commode
Old Chamber Set
Early Overpainted Pine Chest of Drawers w/Fancy Cutout Base
Old Brass & Iron Beds
55 Pc Set Royal Albert "Dimity Rose" Fine Bone China
Ironstone & Semi-porcelain Sets of Dishes
Old Platters
Crystal Stemware
Old Pink Depression Glass
Bushnell & Taco Binoculars
Early Round Wire & Celluloid Eyeglasses
Round Oak Coffee Table
Old Spool Towel Rack
Old Quilt
Nice Pastel Traditional Sofa
Walnut Rectangular Coffee Table
Early Washstand ovp
Fine China Cups/Saucers
Scotsburn Hats
Vases
Baskets
Flask
Oil Lamps
Early Pine Cottage Chest
Early Chest w/Mirror ovp
Crochet Tablecloth
Drawer size Safes
Coleman Camp Stove
Fans
Paintings/Photos/Prints
Wall Whatnot
Old Baby Dresses
Fancy Old Oak Morris Chair
3-leg Stool
(green) Singer Console Sewing Machine
Homestead Bedspreads
2-over-3 Pine Chest w/Cutout Base
Provincial Sofa Set
Bookcase Bdrm Suite
Chest Freezer
Old Oak Finish Bureau w/Mirror
Deco Baby Blue Boudoir Lamp/Powder Box
Drying Rack
50's Portable Record Player
Panda
Nice Pine Repro Set of 6 Am Ladderback Chairs & Oval Table
Formal Walnut Dining Table/6 Upholstered Chairs
Retro Cookie Jar
Counter-high Fridge
Ornamental Metal Stool
Preserving Jars
Like-New Cuisinart BBQ
Set 4 Bar Stools
Hall Table
Lazyboy
Old German Elec Lamp w/Carved Boar
Walnut Chest of Drawers
Lift Top Commode, ovp
3-over-3 Early Pine ovp Chest w/Fancy Backsplash
50's small Scotsburn Plaid Cardboard Ice Cream Container
Old Crocks
Lanterns
Small Cupboard in basement (as is)
Lg Cash Register
and other items too numerous to mention
(in barns)
Several Old Horsedrawn Sleighs
2 "Stewart" Horsedrawn Plows
Horsedrawn Hiller
10" Table Saw
6" Jointer
Chain Falls
Space Heater
Power Saw in Case
Wooden Blocks
Ropes
Chains
Old Wooden Planes
Feeders
Gas Pumps
Stepladders
Old Steel Tractor Seat
Boiler
Many Old Feed Bags
Old Pine Tables
Trunks
2-Man Saws & others
Malls & Garden Tools
Railway Ties
Galvanized Stove Oil Stand
Lucknow Snowblower
Massey Ferguson 2-furrow Plow
Massey Ferguson Disc Harrows w/3 Point Hitch
3-Section Lever Tooth Harrows
Massey Harris Seeder
Manure Bucket

Here's a copy of the newspaper advertisement (Donnie is more knowledgeable on the early furnishings so that has some more detail):

:HOUSEHOLD
Early Pictou Co Chests of Drs w/Hatboxes (ovp);  Early Pictou Co Chest 2-over-3 w/Splay Foot; Early Pine Hooded Cradle; Brass & Iron Beds; Oak Finish Bureau & Commode;
Washstands/Towel Rack/Cottage Chest.Lifttop Commode; Bd Suite; Good Pastel Sofa; Provincial Suite; Pine Ladderback 7pc Dining Suite; Formal Dining Table/Chairs; Lazyboy; Walnut Chest; Crocks; Chamber Set; 55 Pc Royal Albert "Dimity Rose" China; Set Semi-Porc Dishes; Crystal; Depression; Compo Doll; Lamps inc German w/Carved Boar; Linens/Quilts; Paintings/Prints/Pics; 
BARNS:

Lucknow Snowblower; MF 2-Furrow Plow & Disc Harrows; 3 Sec Lever Tooth Harrows; MH Seeder; Manure Bucket; Several Horsedrawn Sleighs, Stewaret Plows & Hiller; Table Saw; Jointer; Chain Falls; Pwr Saw; Blocks/Chains/Old Tractor Seat; Many Feed Bags; Malls/Garden Tools; Old
Wooden Planes & lots of other things found about an old farm. 
A REAL GOOD AUCTION W/LOTS OF INTERESTING THINGS




----more photos late Thursday night-----