Important Fall Americana Auction - Session 2
Saturday, 15 Nov, 2008 09:30 AM Selling for Several Local Homes & Estates
O’Neal Auction Center, 11112 Laurel Road, Laurel, Delaware at the corner of U.S. Rt. 13N & Del. Rt. 24. Terms: Cash, Approved Check or VISA/MC on the day of sale. All items to be paid for on the day of sale. A 10% Buyer’s Premium will be charged on all items. All items are sold, “AS IS”. Prompt Removal.


Location: O’Neal Auction Center located at 11112 Laurel Road, Laurel, DE 19956. On the corner of U.S. Rt. 13N & Rt. 24. Approx. one hour south of Dover, DE and fifteen minutes north of Salisbury, MD.

Session 2 - Saturday, November 15, 2008 - 9:30 A.M.

Preview: Thursday, Nov. 13 from 12:00 Noon until 5:00 p.m.

Friday, Nov. 14 from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 15 from 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m.

Saturday Morning Session: Furniture: Sussex Co., Delaware Ralph turkey breast heart pine corner cupboard w/(2) 6-lite doors at top & 2 double raised panel doors at btm., scallop trim, bracket ft. (79” H, 49.5” W, 29” Corner), Period Hepplewhite flame walnut sideboard w/3 drawers over 4 doors, dovetailed gallery, Period Hepplewhite walnut butler’s desk w/string inlay, Antique Hepplewhite huntboard/china w/broken arch top & inlay, pr. of Hepplewhite serpentine front walnut card tables w/satinwood inlay, Chippendale walnut slant front desk w/dovetailed case, fitted interior, bracket ft., sm. gateleg cherry table, George II walnut tilt-top tea table w/birdcage (circa 1760), Sheraton cherry 3 pc. banquet table w/ring & rope turned legs (circa 1820), pr. of George III mahogany side chairs w/slip seats (circa 1780), set of 8 Chippendale Cent. walnut dining chairs (2 arm & 6 side), set of 4 Potthast mahogany dining chairs, Potthast desk chair w/needlepoint seat, Victorian walnut artist easel w/storage, Victorian walnut 4 poster bed w/ornate headboard, Victorian walnut high-back bed, Victorian ornate marble top bureau w/glove drawers, Empire marble top parlor table, cabinetmaker Queen Anne drop-leaf table, Cabinetmaker flame mahogany Pembroke table w/inlay, Biggs footstool, Biggs nest of tables, mahogany bow front bachelor’s chest, Chippendale style camel back sofa, mahogany dentist’s cabinet, heart pine 2-door jelly cupboard w/gallery, softwood 3 board top farm table, several Windsor chairs, New England tilt-top candlestand, pr. of paint decorated Baltimore cane btm. armchairs, walnut dovetailed butler’s tray w/stand, walnut single drawer washstand w/dovetailed gallery, paint decorated tilt-top table, Sheraton 2-drawer drop-leaf worktable, pr. of Federal style fireside chairs, French Provincial chaise lounge, ladderback rush btm. chairs, Baltimore corner washstand w/drawer (circa 1860), American walnut tilt-top candlestand w/cut-out corners, & several other fine pcs. of furniture. There will also be several semi-antique Oriental rugs of various sizes (very good condition) with the largest being 9.5’ x 18.5’ with great colors.

Sterling Silver: Several sets of sterling flatware to include: Kirk 8 pl. setting, Gorham 10 pl. setting, Wallace 8 pl. setting, Reed & Barton 8 pl. setting, sterling serving pcs., sterling trumpet vase, set of 12 sterling glasses, as well as several other pcs. of sterling.

Decorative Accessories: Atkins & Downs wt. driven mantel clock w/ornate case, claw ft., & painted door, Sperry walnut Ogee mantel clock, wt. driven w/painted door, Ithaca calendar clock, Seth Thomas schoolhouse clock, Kundo 400 day clock, 19th century Van Vleit, Poughkeepsie, NY slate clock, Seth Thomas inlaid mantel clock, & various other clocks, 19th century Meiji Oriental highly carved ivory figure of standing Buddha, walnut 3-drawer antique shaving mirror, walnut lap desk w/brass bands, Imari chargers & bowl, pr. of Moser signed vases, English barley twist barometer, Bradley & Hubbard desk lamp, Swiss music box, desk set w/bronze dog & 2 bronze inkwells on onyx base, blue decorated stoneware jug & crock, early pine candle box, Chippendale courting mirror, toleware tray, brass pushup candleholders, Penn. carved wooden eagle on ball, miniature decoy carvings, fireplace fender, pr. of whale oil lamps, pr. of Sheffield candelabras, Czech cut crystal hanging chandeliers, Gibson Les Paul electric guitar w/case, & many other outstanding decorative items.

Lamps: A collection of standard & miniature lamps to include: Cabbage Rose w/matching shade, Goofus lamp, Double Banded lamp w/matching shade, miniature bracket lamp, Little Buttercup miniature lamp, miniature red satin glass Beaded Drape GWTW lamp, milk glass miniature lamp, & several other lamps.

Dolls: A collection of approx. 28 German dolls to include Armand Marseille, Koppelsdorf, Bye-Lo-Baby, Change-O-Doll, & various of bisque, china, & miniature dolls.

Artwork: A large assortment of artwork to consist of signed miniatures on ivory of dogs, Connecticut River late 19th century O/C of farmyard scene w/children in original gilt gesso frame, unsigned 19th century O/C of American ship w/crew, several O/C paintings by George T. Hillman (Chicago artist during 1920-1930) of shipyards, signed O/C by Lili Madan, signed watercolors, several pencil drawings of dogs (signed), Penn. Dutch painting on tin, L.D. Challinger signed oil of blackbird, & several other landscape & still life oil paintings (most are signed).

Long Guns & Swords: M1861 Philip S. Justice, Phila., percussion musket, Springfield Model 1884 trapdoor rifle, Springfield Model 1878 trapdoor rifle, Barnett London Enfield Pattern 1853 musket, Remington Model 1873 Whitmore double barrel shotgun, Remington Model 1816 percussion musket, 19th century Leman Lancaster, PA percussion musket, M1816 Wickham Phila. Flintlock musket, M1816 Springfield percussion musket, late 19th century European double barrel shotgun, 19th century double barrel percussion shotgun, 19th century musket, Roby Model 1860 light cavalry saber, Horstmann Model 1859 Marine Corps saber, Ames Model 1840 NCO sword, Model 1860 staff & field officers’ sword, WW2 Japanese bayonet w/scabbard, British Pattern 1907 Sanders bayonet, & pr. of Prussian style swords.

Jewelry: This is best collection of outstanding jewelry to be offered at auction on the Eastern Shore in several years. Pieces will include Ladies’ Platinum diamond ring w/European cut center diamond of approx. 9.55 ct. w/6 side diamonds (.40 ct.), Ladies’ Platinum diamond ring w/European cut center diamond of approx. 5.75 ct. w/24 baguette diamonds of approx. .85 ct. & 12 straight baguette diamonds of approx. .78 ct., (total diamond wt. of ring is 7.25 ct.), 14KT WG diamond cluster ring w/total diamond wt. of approx. 4.64 ct., Ladies’ Platinum diamond engagement ring w/center stone of approx. 1.80 ct. & total diamond wt. of 1.93 ct., Ladies’ Platinum ruby & diamond ring w/1.99 ct. of diamonds & 2.33 ct. of rubies, 18KT YG diamond horseshoe pin w/.91 ct. of diamonds, 14KT YG bola style necklace w/4.15 ct. of diamonds, 14KT YG diamond tennis bracelet w/5.25 ct. of diamonds, 14KT WG diamond hoop earrings w/approx. 3.33 ct. of diamonds, Ladies’ diamond Hamilton watch w/3.87 ct. of diamonds, Ladeis’ WG diamond bangle style bracelet w/4.31 ct. of diamonds, 1881-S $20 gold pc. necklace, 1892 $5 gold pc. necklace, 1932 $10 Indian gold pc. necklace, & several other diamond rings of very good quality & other outstanding pcs. of jewelry.

Classic Cars: 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air car, 2 door, restored, auto., radio, 91,000 miles (beautiful car that is very clean & well taken care of), 1972 Chevrolet Monte Carlo car, 2 door, rally wheels, auto., dual exhaust, restored, (great car).

Outside Items (To begin at 9:30 A.M.): The outside sale will be full of decoys, furniture in need of refinishing, pictures, picture frames, & many, many other items.

Terms: Cash, Approved Check, or VISA/MC on the day of sale. All items are to be paid in full on the day of sale. A 10% Buyer’s Premium will be charged on all items including the vehicles. All items are sold, “AS IS”. Prompt Removal.

This is truly an outstanding sale not to be missed with items from the Estate of Anne D. Wise of Cambridge, Maryland, a home from Ocean City, Maryland (owner has moved into assisted living), & several other estates on Delmarva. This is a sale you do not want to miss, so bring a friend and spend the day with us. Two auctioneers will be selling. Check our website for photos, complete listing, and terms. Online bidding will be available through & Phone bids & absentee bids will gladly be accepted.

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