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Sat., March 16th 2019 at 10:00 A.M.
Preview from 8:30 a.m. Day of Sale
Rockway Hall, Vineland Ont.

Our annual “Spring Nostalgia Auction” filled with Great Selections from Golden BC, Buffalo NY, Hamilton, Toronto, Bracebridge, Simcoe and Niagara Collections. Located in The Heart of Niagara Wine Country!


STONEWARE: 5 Gallon Floral Decorated Churn, Merchant marked “W.H. Lake Dealer In Hardware & Crockery 608 Queen St. W. Toronto”; Rare – ½ Gallon Stoneware Jar with script decoration “2 Quarts”; 1 Gallon Stoneware Preserve Jar with Rare mark “Made Expressly For McKay & Burns Alvinston; ¼ Gallon Jug marked “Patton & Co. Toronto C.W.; 1 Gallon Floral Decorated Jug marked N Eberhardt Toronto;1 Gallon Crock marked “H.H. F.C. 25 King St. Hamilton” – attributed to Hamilton Harbor Front Commission; Early ¼ Gallon Ovoid Finger Jug attributed to NY potteries; 2 Gallon Floral Decorated Merchant  Jug marked “Williamson & Struthers General Groceries Galt C.W.”; 1 Gallon Floral Jug marked “W.E. Welding Brantford Ontario”;

VINTAGE COIN BANKS: Rarest of Canadian coin banks – C 1890’s “Traders Bank of Canada” cast iron architectural model building bank, with Yonge St. and Colborne St. cast on opposing sides, retaining excellent original paint and zinc 4 partition liner! The bank measures 10 ¼” w x 8 ½”h x 5 ¼” deep. Only 1500 were issued and this bank is finer than the example in Ottawa/Hull Museum of Civilization collection. Estimate $1750/$2500; Cast iron J.& E. Stevens “Speaking Dog” Mechanical Bank, with excellent original paint and fine working order, base reads “patent date July 14 1885 and Oct. 20 1885, 7” x 7 ¾’, Estimate $400/$650; Vintage 1940’s Starkie’s Mfg. “Black Man” Mechanical Bank, cast aluminum;

ADVERTISING / NOSTALGIA: Signs – 1940’s “Willard Batteries” Pressed Steel Sign with ramped lettering, 3 colors, 13”x 39” long – EXC; Vintage 1920’s “Coca-Cola” Easel Back Tin Litho Sign 10 ¼” x 16 ½” high – EXC; “Hardy Finest Angling Equipment Since 1799” Wooden Sign, 26” x 35” high; “Roe Feeds” Pressed Steel Sign, terraced in 4 colors, 7”x 12” tall; “Ladies Rest Room” porcelain, double sided, attributed to “Sinclair Service Stations”; Tins – Imperial Oil “Mica Axle Grease” 1 Pound Tin, 4” diameter EXC; “Viking” Separator Oil Montreal Tin, with handle and pour spout, 5 ½” tall EXC; Nostalgia – 1936 “General Motors Products of Canada” Oshawa Calendar; Vintage C. 1915 “Drink Coca-Cola” Litho Steel Serving Tray, oval 12 ½” x15”; “Keen’s Mustard” Advertising Case, stencilled wood with colorful internal litho labels;, 10”x21”x5”;  1939 Vintage “Drink Coca-Cola” Rectangular Litho Steel Tray, 10 ½’ x 13” tall by American Art Works Coshocton Ohio; Vintage 1940’s “Drink Coca-Cola” Litho Steel, Advertising Tray, USA, 10 ½” x 13” tall; “Keen’s Mustard” Crock with original paper label; “Fine Durham Mustard” Crock, with paper label;

DUCK & FISH DECOYS: C 1930’s Canada Goose Decoy, original paint, detailed feathering from Western Ontario/Lake Erie; Frank Reeves (1870-1938) Redhead Drake, hollow carved, stamped “O.H. Payne” – (member of Long Point Co. 1898-1902), later paint by Paul Fortin;1930’s Canada Goose Decoy, hollow carved original paint, detailed feathering, glass eyes, was rigged, Pair of 1940 Whistler Decoys, original paint, from Eastern Ontario; 1950’s Blackduck, hollow laminated design, from Eastern Ontario Exc; 1950’s Carved Canada Goose Decoy; Early Teal Decoy in older hunter overpaint from Eastern Ontario or Quebec; Early Mallard Hen Wall Flyer; Ducks Unlimited 1990-91 “Lac La Croix” Chris Olson mounted Long Billed Dowitcher; Rare – Ken Anger (Dunnville 1905-1961) Early 1930’s Goldeneye Hen, carved in the style of Pringle, Ex Max Huyus Collection; Fish Decoys –  Carved Ice Fishing Decoys (3) Catfish and Trout, each 6 “- 7” long;

VINTAGE FISHING / FLYFISHING: Fabulous 1940’s Fish Diorama with large mouth bass, detailed painted background, illuminated, 6” x 25” x 25” and labeled “Caught by Manse Haley below Rideau Ferry”; Rare 19th C “Turnbull of Edinburgh” 10’ Trout Rod, 3 – piece, serial # 505, From the Godbout River Fishing Club, Quebec; “Fenwick HMG” Graphite Fly Rod, GFF 756, 2. 7/8 oz., 2 piece, 7’- 6” long; Box of Fishing Tackle; Carved Ice Fishing Decoys (3);

CAMP/SPORTING: C 1900 – Hand Made Hunting Knife and Box Sheath, knife handle has carved dogs head with brass eyes, handle and sheath of burl yew wood, scavenged blade marked Geilo, knife 9” long; Early Carved Treen Canoe Cup with carved handle; Adirondack Rustic Rocking Chairs (2); Early Childs Adirondack Rocking Chair; Rustic Debarked Pine Tree Coat/Hat Stand; Late19th C. Eastern Ontario Canoe Paddle in original red paint; Late19th C. Eastern Ontario Canoe Paddle in original green paint;

MILITARIA: Victorian Royal Engineers Cocked Hat / Bicorn with staff cockade, complete with tinplate transit case with engraved plaque – EXC;  British George V General Service Medal with India “North West Frontier” clasp and ribbon, 1930-1931; Canadian WWI Medals and Watch to Private B. Adams; German WWI Belt and Buckle; German WWII Mothers Cross in case; WWI Canadian “Grenadier Guards”  Montreal Enlistment Posters, paper on linen (2); Box Lot of WWI & WWII Military Ephemera; Bayonets Rare, WWI Polish Bayonet and Scabbard for Mauser Rifle marked with Polish Eagle, F.B Radom, W.P. (Wojsko Polskie); Rare, Swiss M 1914 Sawback Pioneer Sword/Bayonet, marked HS, small cross (Swiss inspectors mark) and 37867, scabbard marked P, mounts Schmidt-Rubin M1911 carbine; Early design WWI Australian  Pattern 1907 Bayonet with hooked quillon cross guard, blade marked 1907 12 ’09 FFD, handle stamped Australia SA 1937, fits SMLE MkIII Rifle; Rare – Finnish M28 Civil Guard Bayonet & Scabbard, “Hackman & Co.”, (1928-1933) stamped on ricasso, pommel stamped with large S, polished blade, not blued, stamped rifle #57550; Australian Bayonet, blade stamped “Lithgow 1918” wood handles stamped SLAZ  1943 (Slazenger Factory), & Australia, fits Enfield Mark III Rifle; WWII Italian Bayonet stamped “TERNI” and MB 2149; WWI Swiss Bayonet stamped “Waffenfabrik Neuhauser” on blade and 469727 on pommel;

LONG GUNS: Rare “Marlin Model 1895”, 40-65, Lever Action Rifle, Serial # 152174, made between 1895/1917 all markings clear and crisp – top of barrel marked “Marlin Fire Arms Co. New Haven Conn. USA”, left side marked “Special Smokeless Steel” tang marked “MODEL 1895”, receiver marked “Marlin Safety”, round barrel and magazine have smooth plum patina, receiver and hammer have gray mottled patina, stock and forearm wood are in excellent condition with very minor scratches , action is very smooth, EST $1,500/2,500; Winchester Model 101 Pigeon Grade 12 Gauge Shotgun, over & under – introduced in 1974, serial #429809,  barrel marked “WINCHESTER – Pigeon Grade XTR – 12 GA.” chokes marked full/improved modified, rib marked wit pigeon, checkered forearm and stock 95%  barrels 95% blue, EST$1,000/1,500; Pedersoli “Brown Bess” Flintlock Musket  Reproduction Black Powder Rifle, 41 ¾” barrel, .75 calibre ball, smooth bore with walnut stock, lock engraved with “Crown GR” and “Grice (gunsmiths name) 1762” This  British musket was used in North America until the 1840’s – EXC condition, EST $400/600; Cooey Model 600 – 22 Calibre, S.L. & L.R. Bolt Action Repeater Rifle, stamped  made in Cobourg Ontario, Serial #G084181, walnut full stock with checkering, VG, surface pitting to barrel;  Planished Powder Flask with brass fittings marked “Bartram & Co” (British), graduated measure from  2 – 2 ¾ drams, 7” long;

COMPOUND BOW: Browning Micro Midas Compound Bow, for use by youth or women

VINTAGE HOCKEY: Uncut Sheet of 1969/70 NHL Hockey Cards – including Gordie Howe and Bobby Orr – EXC; 1945/54 Beehive Premium Cards all EXC to mint (Maple Leafs) – Cal Gardner, Max Bentley, Turk Broda, Bill Juzda, Danny Lewicki, Sid Smith, Gus Morton’ Howie Meeker, Al Rullins, Ted Sloan, Bill Borilko, Ray Timgren, Jim Thomson, Fleming Mackell, (Boston) Fernie Hamon –  16 cards in total; 1945/54 Quaker Oats Premium Cards – Teeter Kennedy (Captain) and Harry Watson; 1950’s “Munro” (Burlington Ontario) Wooden Hockey Game;

ABORIGINAL & ETHNOGRAPHICAL: Pair of 1930’s Plains Indian Beaded Gauntlets decorated in geometric and floral designs; Vintage Navaho Silver Concho Belt with turquoise inlay, 11 oval and 12 bow tie Conchos 40” long; Native Stone Arrow Heads, Pre-forms, Celts, Gouge – found along Welland River – Lot; C.1900 Iroquois Beaded Bag, double sided with floral design; Smith signed (Talking Earth Pottery) Vase with carved bird; Carved Iroquois style Cedar Masks -1/2 scale;

NAUTICAL: “Danforth Constellation” Compensating Compass; “Dirigo” Cased Gimbal Compass – 6 ½” diameter; Mahogany Ships Wheel with brass and nickel-plated details -36” diameter; 14” Brass Prop signed “Kennedy’s Owen Sound – Made in Canada”; Vintage “Huson” Sextant in brass fitted case by Henry Hughes & Son Ltd; Vintage 19th C. Brass Telescopes – 4 draw; Mahogany & Brass Ships Wheel, 18” diameter; “Dobbie McInnes Ltd. Scotland” Floating Compass, 10” diameter with brass gimbal mount; Cased Brass Sextant; Vintage Surveyors Levels and Transits; Brass 7” Aneroid Barometer;

VINTAGE SCIENTIFIC/MEDICAL/MECHANICAL:  C 1900 Cylinder Barograph on oak mount, by “Ross” London UK, with 8 day movement, complete with original ink bottle and glazed oak cover – 8 ½”x14” long;  Vintage Brass and Iron Lab & Travel Microscopes – (10); Early Bronze Mortar & Pestles; Nerve Location Rubber Teaching Model; Vintage 150 – piece Tooth Mold Set labeled – “New Century Steel Tooth Forms” Central Tool Co. R.I, pat. Sept. 27, 1910 in original wood case, 7”x17”; Vintage  “Parker Eye Magnet”, complete in wood case , marked Joseph C. Ferguson MFG. Philadelphia; Vintage Leather “Doctor’s Bags” (3) 13”,16” and 20”; “Magneto Electric Machine” in fitted wood case marked “Chandler Ingram & Bell Ltd. Toronto”; Vintage Medical & Surgical Tools;  Circa 1912 Analytical Balance Scale in mahogany case labeled – Volands & Sons New Rochelle NY.; Violet Ray in mahogany case, marked “Master De Luxe” trade mark; “Simpli -Trol” Portable Model Cambridge Electrocardiograph No. 0- 196955, made by Cambridge Instrument Co. Inc.

ANTIQUE & VINTAGE TOYS:  Rare – 1880’s “J & E Stevens”, Conn. USA “BIG.6” marked Cast Iron Floor Train, coal tender and 2 gondolas marked “U.P.R.R.”, total length 21 ½” x 5 ¼” high EXC; C1930’s Buddy “L” “City Dray” pressed steel toy truck 19 ½” long in original paint; Antique Tin Litho Wind-up Horseless Carriage, original and complete marked “Marke D.R.G.M.” with Lehmann insignia on doors, EXC; Vintage 1930’s  Cast Iron Horse Drawn Fire Ladder Wagon, 2 horse, original paint,16” long, attributed to “Kenton Toys USA”; Vintage 1920’s GSN Germany (Gebruder Scmidt Toy Co. Nuremberg) tin “Junior Modell 3” Miniature Toy Typewriter, linear index, working, with original tin travel case, original paint EXC;  Vintage 1920’s German Tin Plate Clockwork Scissor Sharpening Model; Vintage MARX Tin Litho Wind-up Tracked Tractor; Vintage  MIB 1950’s “Mr. Salesman” Tin Wind-up Toy, marked made in Japan, box labeled ALPS and Rock Valley Toys; “Munro” Wood  Hockey Game; Rare 1887 “Peacocks New Double Dissection” Double Sided Puzzle, “Europe Map (Gall & Inglis) /Portraits of Kings and Queens of England” Table of British Monarchs, printed by William Peacock, London, hand colored litho, on balsa wood, 79 pieces, framed under glass;

LICENCE PLATES: Rare – Trio Set of 1925 Ontario Motorcycle Plates; 1936 Swansea (Toronto) Bicycle Plate; Ontario Vanity Plate – “U*MONKE”;

PRIMITIVES/VINTAGE: Rare – Victorian (1860-1864) paw foot, closed pillar, cast iron, hand crank Sewing Machine by “Shaw & Clark” with Japaned details; Wanzer Hamilton) Cast Iron Hand Crank Sewing Machine; Singer 221Feather Weight Sewing Machine; Early Heavy Copper Kettle with dovetailed bottom; Bronze Kettle Stand with fretwork top embossed “East or West Hames Best”; Early 12 Cup Cast Iron Kettle; Antique Wood working Tools; Early Quilts; Pine Strong Box with double locks;

MUSICAL: Thomas A. Edison Fireside Phonograph, Model B, with original paint horn, Aug. 29 1905, serial #100739; Thomas A. Edison Amberola 30, C.1913, Ser # SM77794;   1920’s Humphrey 4 string Banjo/Ukulele made by SV (Stromberg Voisinet) VG, and playable; C 1900 Tiger Maple Violin, good sound, in Case;

PAINTINGS: Barbara Clark Fleming signed Painting, Folky Naïve Farm Scene, titled “Planting Time 2008” and signed on verso, 20”x 24”; H.W. Flood 1949 signed “Tugboats at Wharf” oil on panel, 10”x 13”;

E. PRINTS / VINTAGE POSTERS: Vintage “Newell Clever Jugglers” #20 Lithograph Poster, by Donaldson Litho NY, 21” x30” tall; Vintage WWI Military Poster “Fall in The Guard” Recruiting Poster, Canadian Grenadier Guards, Montreal, printed in 1916/09/05 paper on canvas, 28”x 42”; Vintage Canadian WWI “Pay of The Guards” Canadian Grenadier Guards Enlistment Poster, paper on canvas; Robert Bateman – “Sea Otter Study” 670/950, 12”x 20”, framed; “Mountain Monarch Gyrfalcon” – 1625/7000, excusive to the Robert Bateman Ducks Unlimited Collection, 22” x 32” tall;

ANTIQUE/RUSTIC FURNITURE;  1790 Walnut 2 Drawer Work Table; Walnut C.1860 3 Drawer Chest; Walnut C 1850 2/2 Four Drawer Chest; C 1840 Cherry Lamp Table; C 1840 Walnut Drop Leaf  Lamp Table; Antique Rustic Hickory Rocking Chairs (2) with caned seats, Exc; Early Childs Rustic Twig Rocking Chair; Rustic natural pine tree Clothes/Hat Stand from Northern Ontario lodge; Oak Bow Sided China/Display Cupboard with leaded glazing; Oak Jam Cupboard; Victorian Golden Oak  Mirror Back Sideboard with carved details; Early 20th C. Oak Glazed Door Book Case with Art Nouveau details and ratchet shelves; Period Regency Sofa with heavy reeded details, in neutral textile; C 1840’s Walnut Lamp Table; Walnut 1860’s Drop Leaf Table’;

DECORATIVES: Bronzed Cast Iron “Charles Lindbergh” Figural Book Ends; Earthenware Figural Black Bear ascending rocks, 15” tall, signed Vas Aron 1941; Vintage Cast Iron German Sheppard Dog Door Stop,13” long; Collection of Scale Model Brass Canons; Bronze Bust of Civil War Soldier; Bronze Bust of German WWII Soldier with helmet;

EARLY LIGHTING:  C 1890’s “A. C. Wells” Cast Iron Lamp embossed “Unbreakable House Lamp” and “Safety from Explosion”; C 1890’s “A.C. Wells Cast Iron Lamp #5 “Wells Single Torch”; English Miners Lamps (3); C.N.R. Cage Railway Lamp by H. Piper Co.;

VINTAGE CAMERAS:  Movie Camera – Pailard Bolex, made in Switzerland, H16-F25, Wollinsak Raptar 3” Telephoto Lens; Movie Camera – “Keystone Mfg. Co.” Model A-7, 16 mm, Ser. # A124078, Wollensak 1.5 Cine Lens; Movie Camera – labeled “General Camera Corp and Gordon Yoder NY. NY., Professional Cine Products, Kodak Cine Ektar Lens; Movie Camera – Bell & Howell 70HR Ser. # CB26539, base embossed “Professional Junior”, lens signed “Elgeet, Rochester NY”; Movie Camera – “Bolex Paillard” H16M, made in Switzerland; 1962 “Petri 7s” 35 mm. fixed 45mm. lens, range finder Camera; Vintage Movie Projector – “Keystone” Projector, 16 mm., Model D-759;

GAMING: Electronic “Pink Panther” Type-A, Slot Machine by Yamasa Co. Ltd, licensed by MGM/UA, 39”H x19” wide, excellent condition, working with manuals and tokens; Oak Home Style/Tavern Multiple Gaming Table;

CRIBBAGE BOARD COLLECTION: Advertising “Roger’s Type Writer Carbons” wooden hinged case with pressed games – cribbage and checkers; Walrus Tusk Crib Boards (2); Tunbridge Crib Board; Inlayed/Marquetry Crib Boards; Chip Carved/Rustic Crib Board; Bakelite, Cast Iron and Leather Crib Boards; Heavy Brass Crib Board made from Steam Locomotive number plate;

GLASS/BOTTLES; Rare – 1920’s Hughes “Pink” Cornflower Covered Pedestal Candy Dish on Tiffin Glass blank; “T. Eaton” Poison Bottle – aqua, embossed and labeled “Wood Alcohol Poison”; Milk Glass Figural Owl Mustard Jar; Milk Glass Covered Battleships “The Maine” and “Olympia”; Milk Glass C.1910 “General Electric” Refrigerator Match Holder;

CANADIAN/GLOBAL STAMPS: 2 Stamp Collections that include Albums (10) Boxes (10) Plate Blocks, First Day Covers, Mint and Cancelled Stamps from Canada, USA, Germany and Global;

CANADIAN SILVER COINS: Canadian Silver Dollars (50), sold in lots of 10, 1958-1967; Pre 1966 Silver Canadian 50 Cent Pieces (25); Silver Canadian Quarters (200 pcs.); Canadian Silver Dimes – lot of 250;

ANTIQUARIAN BOOKS/EPHEMERA: Rare – 1904 “Commercial Oil Hamilton Ontario” Catalog; Rare – 1896’ 97 “Lewis Bros. & Co. Arms & Sporting Goods Montreal” Catalog – 46 pages; Vintage German Cigar Band Album; Collection of German Histories on “Otto Bismarck 1815-1898; Collection of Early Children’s Books; Miniature Book Lot; Selection of Rare 1918 -1940’s Automotive & Agricultural Catalogs & Brochures;

NOTE:10% Buyers Premium, Cash, Debit or Credit Card – 15% Buyers Premium on Absentee and Phone Bidding. No Cheques!

DIRECTIONS:  Exit 57 Q.E.W. (Victoria Ave.) go south 8 km., east on Eighth Ave. 6kms. (Vineland) to Rockway Hall-2021 Reg. Rd. 69   L2R 6P7


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