Rare antique lamps, clocks, coin-ops and some-more will be during Fontaine’s 3 …

June 16, 2015 - table lamp

PITTSFIELD, Mass. – A three-session cataloged antique auction featuring over 500 lots in a innumerable of categories will be hold on Saturday, Jun 27th, by Fontaine’s Auction Gallery, during 1485 West Housatonic Street, starting with a find auction that will start during 11 a.m. Eastern time, followed by a cataloged auction during noon and a watches, bondage and fobs auction right after that.

The cataloged sale will underline antique clocks, lamps (by Duffner Kimberly, Gorham, Handel, Pairpoint and others), porcelains, bronze statuary, art glass, estate jewelry, silver, coin-op and arcade machines, Victrolas, toys and dolls, promotion and nation store, surprising bullion Masonic items, Asian objects, paintings, posters, Icart etchings, antique furniture, garden equipment and more.

This auction comes on a heels of a rarely successful open sale Fontaine’s Auction Gallery hold May 30th that grossed over $1.685 million and featured a Howard Davis astronomical regulator ($151,250), an R. J. Horner mahogany grandfather time ($60,500), and a one-year Biedermeier Laterndluhr wall regulator ($36,300). Fontaine’s is eminent for their time sales.

Bidders during a Jun 27th auction will be treated to a visible feast of offerings. Advertising equipment will underline a Deacon Brown (“King of a Phosphates”) tip tray with nationalistic thesis mural of a lady (est. $700-$900); a smear Wills’s Pirate Shag Tobacco mimic figure (est. $300-$500); and a vast United Airlines station figure, “The Menehune of Hawaii” (est. $200-$400).

Other promotion equipment will embody a mache indication of a bull, compelling The Holstein-Friesian Association of America in Brattleboro, Vt., in good condition with a strange paint (est. $300-$500); a Buster Brown Bread tin litho and embossed sign, for Golden Sheaf Bakery (est. $500-$750); and a wrought iron, wall-mounted shawl arrangement trade pointer with cloak offshoot (est. $200-$400).

The approaching tip lot of an considerable coin-op collection is a building indication Mutoscope vending machine, expel iron with vast seashell panels on a sides (est. $7,000-$10,000). Also sole will be a singular building indication Mills Perfect Muscle Developer, with indicate markers to “Test Your Strength” (est. $4,000-$6,000); and a half-cent coin-op soccer diversion done in England (est. $1,200-$1,500).

Other coin-ops will embody a 5-cent, test-of-strength drop-kick arcade diversion by Mutoscope (circa 1949), all strange and 76 inches high (est. $800-$1,200); a French derrick digger coin-op appurtenance in a mahogany box with beveled front doorway glass, in need of replacement (est. $1,200-$1,500); and a 5-cent trade stimulator ability diversion with fox hunt stage on a behind row (est. $300-$500).

In a song difficulty there will be an intensely singular Victor VI Victrola with an strange red black paper mache horn from a internal attic. Name image temperament a sequence #782.

Two clocks are approaching to find new owners for $5,000-$7,500 each. One is a Pennsylvania high box clock, 105 inches tall, carrying a 14-inch embellished iron dial with core seconds brush and a pendulum sealed and antiquated “L. Masgreave, 1797.” The other is a Seth Thomas off-center post and corkscrew time with inside/outside escapement and a strange 10 ½ in. embellished steel dial.

Also adult for bid will be a porcelain and bisque annular vessel clock, with Capodimonte pitch and a box that’s in good condition (est. $3,000-$5,000); a circa late 18th century oval dial English high time with dial sealed “Jn’o Hallam, Nottingham” (est. $3,500-$5,000); and J. C. Brown Model 1 acorn shelf time with transformation sealed “Forrestville Mfg., Britsol, Conn.” (est. $4,000-$6,000).

Rare and surprising Masonic bullion equipment will underline a lot consisting of a tested 18kt yellow and rose bullion badge and hanger and a vast gold-plated badge (est. $750-$1,000); a 14kt bullion double bar hanger, sealed “Chas Fischer, NY,” with a singular blue turquoise (est. $1,200-$1,500); and a noted 14kt bullion chain, 24 inches long, with oval Masonic bullion match (est. $800-$1,200).

Other Masonic bullion lots will embody a noted 14kt bullion badge with 6-point star hanger that’s monogrammed “J.S.A.” and presented circa 1921 (est. $750-$1,000); a noted 22kt bullion ring with oval low red agate core mill carrying a Masonic compass and arc pitch (est. $1,000-$1,250); and a tested 22kt bullion ring with Masonic black and a turquoise (est. $750-$1,250).

An approaching star lot of a lamps difficulty is a Duffner Kimberly list flare with a 20-inch hole leaded shade, with a immature and caramel slag credentials and a limit of pinkish flowers, 24 inches high (est. $4,000-$6,000). Also sole will be a Suess leaded floral list flare with a 17 ½ in. shoal form domical shade with an strange border, 18 ½ inches high (est. $2,500-$3,000).

Additional lamps to watch will embody a Handel Tropical Sunset list flare with an 18-inch hole sealed shade, with 8 colorful focussed slag panels overlaid with high palm trees and low brush (est. $2,000-$3,000); and a Gorham geometric list flare on a bronze bottom carrying a shade with immature geometric pattern and dim immature limit with 24 red oval panels (est. $1,500-$2,000).

Asian objects are always a strike with bidders. The sale will underline a set of 4 Asian hardwood ox border behind side chairs in altogether good condition (est. $800-$1,200); an Asian forged transport self-centredness hardwood box with rope and dragon panels (est. $300-$500); an Asian bronze seated Guan Yin sculpture with two-tone gilt finish and medium-brown patina, 12 ¼ inches high (est. $500-$750); and a span of forged timber Asian foo dog bookends with gilt highlights (est. $250-$400).

Looking to buy that special someone a bullion valuables item? How about an 18kt white bullion rope with a core stump set solid measuring about 1.53 carats, with SI2 clarity and J tone (est. $3,000-$5,000)? Or an 18kt rope (ring size, about 7) with a vast and eager cut core genuine blue turquoise measuring 1.5 carats and dual European-cut diamonds (est. $3,000-$5,000)?

Watches, fobs and bondage in a third and final event of a sale will embody a singular repeater slot watch that’s actuated by a pusher in a branch with a rarely flashy (and engraved) dirt cover (est. $3,000-$5,000); and an 18kt bullion Vacheron Constantin slot watch, finish with chain, fob, blade and cigar cutter, all in a noted 18kt bullion hunter’s box (est. $2,000-$3,000).

Additional watches will underline a C.H. Meylan slot watch with an unmarked bullion watch sequence and fob, and a china Queen Elizabeth china in bullion bezel and a noted bullion slot blade (est. $2,000-$3,000); and an 18kt bullion slot watch with sequence and accessories in a private tag hunter box in 18kt bullion (E. Caldwell, Philadelphia), Swiss transformation (est. $3,000-$5,000).

For those incompetent to attend a auction live, internet behest will be facilitated by Invaluable.com and LiveAuctioneers.com. Phone and absentee (left) bids will also be accepted. See a website for terms and conditions: www.FontainesAuction.com. Previews will be hold on Friday, Jun 26, from 10-5, and Saturday, Jun 27, a date of sale from 8 a.m. until a initial gavel falls during 11 a.m.

Fontaine’s Auction Gallery is a oldest handling auction gallery in Western Massachusetts. It has warranted a trust of collectors, investors and gallery owners worldwide. All cataloged lots accept national bearing to a firm’s database of some-more than 19,000 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 objects, silver, musical, coin-op, advertising, toys, banks, gaming and carousel equipment for destiny sales. Consignments are now being supposed for all arriving 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 to info@fontainesauction.com. For some-more information about a association and a arriving Saturday, Jun 27th auction, greatfully revisit www.FontainesAuction.com. Updates are posted often.

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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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