Pairpoint Puffy lamp, antique stoneware, steep decoys and some-more during Fontaine’s …

January 14, 2015 - table lamp

Pairpoint Puffy lamp, antique stoneware, steep decoys and some-more during Fontaine’s Jan. 31 estates auction

  • This antique Pairpoint Puffy yellow rose list flare with 10-inch pompous shade will come adult for bid Jan. 31 in Pittsfield, Mass.

    Fontaine’s Auction Gallery

PITTSFIELD, Mass. – A two-session antique estate auction totaling some-more than 500 lots and featuring singular and collectible firearms, steep decoys, stoneware, pottery, lighting and some-more will be hold on Saturday, Jan. 31st, by Fontaine’s Auction Gallery, in a firm’s Pittsfield trickery located during 1485 West Housatonic Street. Session 1, with over 250 find lots, will start during 11 a.m. Eastern time. Customers contingency be benefaction in a gallery to bid on equipment in Session 1. Session 2 will start immediately following during 1 p.m. In further to live and internet bidding, phone and left bids will also be supposed for Session 2.

“We have been consecrated to sell a finish and above-board essence of a Hockessin (Delaware) estate, that is packaged with excellent antiques, collectibles and hundreds of associated accessories,” pronounced John Fontaine of Fontaine’s Auction Gallery. “Many of these equipment have been stored in a integument and cellar, literally for decades.”

The list of categories (in further to those named above) is endless and impressive. Sold will be duration furniture, strange artwork, stoneware, nation store items, selected lighting (to embody angle lamps and skater lamps), Black memorabilia, Civil War collectibles and more. For those incompetent to attend in person, internet behest for eventuality 2 will be facilitated by and

Collectors will have a margin day with a dizzying array of choices. These will embody apple corers, butter churns, coffee grinders, fondle banks, aged canteens, tip trays, swords, postcards, arrowheads, powder flasks, a coop collection, pencil sharpeners, tobacco cutters, tiny timber planes, bobbin cabinets, consume ware, mousetraps, typewriters, radios, glow extinguishers and march belts.

Also offering will be ink bottles, stay stoves, Mettlach steins, cake crimpers, tobacco tins, peanut butter tins, shred mugs, glow bombs, aim balls, board badges, promotion mirrors, pins, minute openers and shoe horns. Previews will be hold on Friday, Jan. 30, from 10-5, and on Saturday, a day of sale, from 8-11 a.m.

The carbines (cavalry muskets, with no bayonet attachments) are by makers that will bother a seductiveness of even a many seasoned collector. These embody Maynard, Burnside, Palmer, Sharps, Joslyn, Richardson Overman, Remington, Smith’s and Gwyn Campbell. Also sole will be a B. Kittredge Company copper Civil War cartridge box. It is estimated to comprehend $750-$1,500.

A clever claimant for tip lot will be a Palmer Civil War shaft movement carbine in good condition, with a shaft that slides and thatch uniformly and a support that reads “Wm. Palmer, Patent, Dec. 22, 1863” (est. $3,000-$5,000). Another is a Maynard 1863 second indication breech loading carbine with .50 size bore, 20 in. tub and walnut batch with cartouche outlines (est. $2,000-$3,000).

Two antique firearms lift pre-sale estimates of $2,500-$3,500. One is a singular Sharps Hankins (Philadelphia) indication 1861 Navy purloin with 32 ½ in. prolonged turn barrel, rifled bore, walnut batch and dim brownish-red patina. The other is a Remington (Illion, N.Y.) form 2 separate breech carbine, a initial Remington to use lead cartridges, done underneath a sub-contract with a Savage Arms Co.

A form 1 Gwyn Campbell (Hamilton, Ohio) indication 1862 carbine with a turn 20-inch tub partially octagonal during a breech, rifled bore, .52 caliber, noted on a support “Union Rifle,” should fetch $1,500-$2,500; and an 1857 Smith’s (Baltimore, Md.) obvious percussion carbine, .50 caliber, with 21 ½ in. prejudiced octagonal barrel, is approaching to change hands for $1,500-$2,000.

A Joslyn (Stonington, Conn.) 1862 initial indication carbine with 22-inch barrel, rifled bore, breech loading, .52 caliber, sealed by a builder on a close plate, carrying purify steel with no patina, should strike $1,800-$2.200; and a Sharps (Hartford, Conn.) 1865 new indication carbine, .52 caliber, with 22-inch tub and rifled gimlet with maker’s symbol on a barrel, should make $1,500-$2,000.

A Richardson Overman (Philadelphia) indication 1860 carbine with a 22 ¼ in. prolonged tub and .50 size rifled bore, sealed on a close image “Gallagher’s Patent – Jun 17, 1860,” should authority $1,500-$2,000. Also, a Burnside (Providence, R.I.) single-shot 1864 carbine, 5th model, rifled .54 size with 20 in. prolonged barrel, twice builder marked, should strike $1,000-$1,500.

In a lamps and lighting category, a Pairpoint Puffy yellow rose list flare with 10-inch pompous shade flashy with a fragrance of pleasing yellow roses on a immature background, on a Pairpoint base, is estimated to move $3,000-$5,000. Also, a six-arm angle flare candelabrum with singular coronet 6-arm tie with etched potion globes and iridescent whirl shades, should hoard $3,000-$5,000.

Fontaine’s Auction Gallery’s subsequent large eventuality after this one is a cataloged antique auction slated for Saturday, Feb. 28, also in a Pittsfield gallery, starting during 11 a.m. Sold will be singular and antique Tiffany lamps and lighting, art potion shades, bronzes and marble statuary, paintings, art potion and cameo glass, KPM porcelains, art pottery, bullion estate jewelry, argent silver, seat and more.

With over 40 years in a auction business, Fontaine’s Auction Gallery is a name that has warranted a trust of collectors, investors and gallery owners around a world. All cataloged lots accept national bearing to a firm’s expanded database of some-more than 18,000 name buyers. Seven times Fontaine’s Auction Gallery has been voted “Best Antique Auction Gallery” by a public.

Fontaine’s Auction Gallery is actively seeking peculiarity items, to embody furniture, lighting, clocks and watches, paintings, porcelains, bronze and marble statuary, Asian items, art potion and cameo glass, Russian items, silver, musical, coin-op, advertising, toys, banks, gaming and carousel equipment for destiny sales. Consignments are being supposed for all arriving open 2015 auctions.

The organisation will buy undisguised or accept on shipment excellent antiques, collections or whole estates. Call (413) 448-8922 and ask to pronounce with John Fontaine, or we can send Mr. Fontaine an e-mail, during For some-more information about a arriving Jan 31 and Feb 28 auctions, greatfully revisit Updates are posted frequently.

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Fontaine’s Auction Gallery

1485 West Housatonic Street

Pittsfield, Massachusetts

(413) 448-8922

Press Contact:
John Fontaine
Fontaine’s Auction Gallery

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