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Allen & Marshall Auctioneers & Appraisers, LLC Parsonsburg, MD 21849
Friday December 12th at 4:37 PM
MAJOR DECOY AUCTION EVENT Selling from the Private Collection of C.A. Porter Hopkins of Cambridge, MD and Local Historian C. John Sullivan Jr. of Fallston, MD with select additions from the Estate of Henry Fleckenstein of Cambridge, MD, the Collection of John T. Ordeman of Nassawadox, VA the well know Charlie Zeiler Collection of Millsboro, DE and the Estate of Thomas James Patton of South Point, MD!! Fri. December 9th, 2016 @ 4:37 PM Held at the Allen & Marshall Auction Facility 8000 Esham Road, Parsonsburg, MD ALL ITEMS SOLD ABSOLUTE WITH NO MINIMUM AND NO RESERVE!! 525+ Lots of Decoys, Wildfowl Artwork, Battery Gun, Wooden Skiffs, Vintage Wooden Ammo Boxes, Superb Collection Broad Points, Spear Points, Arrowheads & More! Highlights include a 1929 Ward Bros. "Holland Island" Blackduck, 1932 Ward Goose, Pair of Ward Canvasback's & Pair of Redheads & a Lg. Selection of New England Birds! Decoys by Carvers including: Ward Bros., Doug Jester, Miles Hancock, Ira Hudson, Umbrella Watson, Joe Crumb, Cameron McIntyre, Ben Dye, John "Daddy" Holly, Madison Mitchell, Bob Mcgaw, Paul Gibson, John Graham, Zack Ward, Jim Currier, Jessie Urie, Harold Burke, Edwin Milton & others! Auctioneers Note: This auction will consist of decoys and waterfowl artifacts from several well-known collectors including many items from the collection of C.A. Porter Hopkins, one of the Founders of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and MD Legislator. Hopkins was instrumental in creating environmental legislation as a member of the Maryland House of Delegates from 1967 to 1975 (serving as House Minority Leader from 1971 to 1975) and in the Maryland Senate from 1975 to 1978. His love and admiration of the outdoors seen through his artwork and wildfowl collection which will be offered in this Historic Event. In addition, we are honored to offer items from Historian C. John Sullivan Jr. Mr. Sullivan is a nationally recognized expert on American wooden fowl, is both an appraiser and collector of decoys, firearms and other accoutrements used in the pursuit of waterfowl. A historian by avocation, he has spent a lifetime researching the history of water fowling in the Chesapeake region. Other sellers include items from author and Wildfowl art collector John T. Ordeman, Henry Fleckenstein, business entrepreneur Charlie Zeiler, and items from the Estate of well-known Gene W. Patton. We are honored to bring a part of these collections with others to public auction at no minimum and no reserve. Whether you are first time collector or avid investor this sale has something to offer for any decoy enthusiast. PLEASE VIEW OUR WEBSITE FOR 5,000 PHOTOS AND A FULL CATALOG!! Directions: At the intersection of Rt. 50 & Forest Grove Rd., in Parsonsburg, turn North onto Forest Grove Rd. and follow for 0.5 miles to Old Ocean City Rd. Right onto Old O. C. Rd. and follow for 1.2 miles to Esham Rd. Left onto Esham Rd. and follow for 1.2 miles to burgundy/tan building on left. Signs Posted. Ward Brothers Decoys: Rare and Important 1928 "Holland's Island" Black Duck signed by Steve and Lem Ward, Early and Rare 1932 Canada Goose signed Lem Ward, Pair of 1966 Shooting Stool Redheads Hen and Drake signed by both Lem and Steve Ward, Pair of 1975 Shooting Stool turned head Canvasbacks with written message, (3) Wildfowler Scaup painted by the Ward Brothers and more! Eastern Shore of VA/MD Decoys/Carvers: Dave "Umbrella" Watson-Blackduck, Ira Hudson- Bluebill, preening Blackduck, Canvasback, Doug Jester-Brant, Dippers, several Black Ducks, and Canvasback, Miles Hancock- Pintails, several Blackducks, Bufflehead and Brant, Joe Crumb Canada Goose, Cameron MacIntrye- Pair of miniature flying Mallards, William Gibian- Black Bellied Plover, Ike Phillips- Bluebill, carved Swan by Rick Fish, Chincoteague, VA Charles Seidel carved Swan, Carved Blue Bill Drake by Jim Slaughter, Trappe, MD, Black duck by Zack Ward, Crisfield, MD, Hooded Mergansers by Zack Ward, Red Breasted Merganser Drake by George Aaron Hooper's Island, Carved Magnum Pintail drake by Papa Elzey, Cambridge, MD, Flicker by Zack Ward, Hen & Drake, by Bill "Zack" Ward, Hand chopped Canvasback drake by Capt. John Smith Ocean City, MD Large Primitive Whistling Swan in Swimming form by Billy Mills. Dorchester County, MD, several Isiah Travers cork body black ducks and others!! Upper Bay Decoys: RARE James Holly Red Breasted Merganser (was displayed at the Ward Museum), Canvasback Drake by Charles Barnard circa 1937 branded with a "T" On bottom from MD Senator Millard E. Tyding's personal rig, Ben Dye Canvasback, Joe Dye Canvasback, 1972 Brandt by Charlie Joiner, Rare James Holly swimming black duck, Rare Coudon and Co. Canada Goose folding "V" board with collapsible metal heads, Canvasback Drake by August Heinfield, Rock Hall, MD, Pair of Jesse Urie, Rock Hall, MD 1947 Black Heads, Pair of 1956 Madison Mitchell Canvasbacks, John Holly black duck, (2) 1950 Charlie Joiner blackheads, Red-Breasted Merganser by Alvin "Gunner" Meekins Hoopers Island, Pratt Decoy Co. Canvasback drake, John Graham Canvasback drake circa 1880, John Glen 1930's vintage Canvasback drake, several birds by Paul Gibson and Robert McGaw Bluebill drake by Charles Bryan, Middle River, MD , carved Blue Wing Teal Drake by Bob Biddle, Media, PA, Canvasback drake by Lum Fletcher, Canvasback drake by John Glenn, Rock Hall, MD, Bluebill drake by Jesse Urie, Bluebill by Bob McGaw, Pair of Carved Goldeneyes, full size preening Swan by Bill Kennedy Aberdeen, MD and many others! Maine and New England Decoys: Rare and Important Pair of Eiders by Harold Burke, Country Island, Nova Scotia circa 1916, chip-carved Maine Canadian Goose by Bill Vaughan, Hallowell, ME, primitive carved White Winged Scoter by Edwin Milton, c-1890, Stonington, Maine, canvas covered White -Winged Scoter by Joel Lincoln, New England, Fantastic Carved Old Squaw Drake, New England origin, chip-carved Old Squaw drake Nova Scotia origin, Pair of Common Eiders Hen & Drake from Beal's Island Maine, carved working Blackduck decoy, New England origin, Primitive carved White Wing Scoter by McVeigh, Sylvester's Cove Deer Island Maine, pair of carved, hen and drake, Common Eiders by FJ Dobbins Jones Port, Maine, primitive style Blackduck branded Coulbourne C. Wood. Jr., New England Style Blackduck and many more! Important Collection of Factory Decoys from the Estate Collection of Henry Fleckenstein used and illustrated in his books to include: Rare and Important pair of Mallards hen and drake by the Peterborough Decoy Factory located in Ontario, Canada, Important Pair of "Pascagoula Decoys" Pintails, drake and hen, Pair of rig-mate original condition Goldeneyes by the Victor Animal Trap Co. of Mississippi, Important Pair of Victor Bluebills, Factory bluebill drake by the Victor Animal Trap Company, Wm. E. Pratt Company rare White Wing-Scoter decoy with the feather finish, Benz Factory "Superior Model" Canvasback, Important factory Pascagoula Decoy Co. Pintail drake, Important pair of Victor Animal Trap Co. Canvasbacks and many more! These are the very birds illustrated in "American Factory Decoys" By Henry Fleckenstein himself. Miniature Decoys and Carved Shorebirds: Pair of carved miniature wall mount flying Mallards hen and drake by Cameron McIntyre, Rare half size Pintail drake with split wooden tail by R.Y. Taggart Elkton, MD 1953, Carved Miniature Canvasback Drake on wooden pedestaled base by Bob McGaw, carved Miniature Tundra Swan on wooden base by Bob McGaw, Pair of 1/3 Sized carved American Widgeon by Oliver Lawson, Jimmy Wright carved doves, Puffin by Clarence "Titbird" Bauer, Miniature carved Canvasback Drake by William S. Johnson, Carved Sand Piper on Driftwood base by H.V Shourds, Pair of Miniature carved Mallards Hen & Drake by Capt. Jess Urie, Mini carved Swan by Capt. Roger Urie & more!! Artwork: Important framed print titled "Bay Snipe Shooting" by A.B. Frost from Shooting Pictures Series published 1895, "Slick Calm" framed oyster boat print by Mary Lou Troutman, (3) Framed prints by Lynn Bogue Hunt, "On a Run" framed fly fishing etching by T. Allen Lawson, "Duck Hunters" framed original etching by Churchill Ettinger, "Fields of Gold-Mallards" framed print by George Brown, "Scouting Party" framed etching by Paul Niemiec Jr., Framed print of Kingfish on Shorebank by S. A. Kilbourn, Framed print of Florida Permit chasing hooked shrimp by S. A. Kilbourn, 1944 Federal Duck Stamp Print of Speckle Belly Geese by Walter Weber, Vintage Arm & Hammer bird advertisement dated 1917, "Partridge Shooting" Early hand colored Currier & Ives print, "Evening Flight-Mourning Doves" unframed print by David Hagerbaumer, The Classic Decoy Series by Milton C. Weiler, complete set of (24) prints #117/1000, and much more! Special Interest: Superb Collection of Jasper-Chalcedony Susquehanna Broad Points, Spear Points and Arrowheads found along the banks of the Chesapeake (phenomenal collection), Original Upper Bay 5 barrel battery gun, hand crafted 16ft wooden skiff by Travis Tyler, Crisfield, MD 1975, vintage wooden 14ft sneak boat, Carroll-Island Gunning Club wooden sign, Antique brass and copper Binnacle w/ gimballed compass and compensators, Large Winchester wooden finger jointed Take Down model 1911 -12 gauge shotgun box, RARE Canada Goose Folding "V" board by Coudon & Co. Aikin, MD, Pair of figural canvasback andirons, Winchester 12 gauge 00 Buck brass paper shell box, Swan Island Ducking Club hand painted wooden sign, Hudsons cast iron soap advertisement, cast iron figural duck andirons, several vintage shotgun shell boxes, several wooden shotgun shell boxes, several tin Dupont Powder tins, Large Qty of primitive oars, culling oars, row boat oars, (3) Pairs of metal Mallard silhouettes from Cecil County, MD, lifesaving oars vintage Oyster Pins to Include: The Oysters Growers & Dealers Assoc. of America, 3rd Annual Convention, Atlantic City, ND from 1911. Virginia Oyster Planters & Packers Association, Norfolk, VA from 1910. National Association of Shellfish Commissioners, Norfolk, VA 1913 and more! Terms Personal Property: Cash Or Approved Check Day of sale. Visa/MC/Amex/Discover. 13% Buyer Premium. 3% Discount for cash or check. Everything Sold "As Is" with no warranties of any kind. Auction conducted inside & outside of 10,000 Sq. Ft. facility. Some seating provided. Food served by Johnny's of Salisbury, MD.
Bidding Notice This will be an Live Onsite Auction with the Online Absentee bids brought to the live auction and executed there via the Allen & Marshall Bidding System. Absentee bids must be received no later than 3 PM on Friday Dec. 9th , 2016. The bids will be downloaded from the internet and then uploaded into our Auction Software. Items will be sold at live auction at 8000 Esham Road starting at 4:37 PM. Absentee bids will be executed during the live auction.
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Allen & Marshall Auctioneers & Appraisers, LLC Parsonsburg, MD 21849
1st Item ends at 5 PM EST on Wednesday Jan 4th, 2017
Exquisite Unreserved ONLINE ONLY Auction Allen & Marshall Auction Facility 8000 Esham Road, Parsonsburg, MD Bidding Ends Wednesday January 4, 2017 @ 5PM - Auction conducted online at AMauctions.com All items will be sold as is where is with no minimums and no reserve. Artwork, Exquisite Glassware, Lamps, Vintage Toys Primitives, Furniture, Collectables, Sterling Silver Moorcroft, Royal Daulton, Dresden, Wedgwood Preview: 12/30/16 and 1/2/17 5pm-7pm Auctioneers Note: Due to the hustle and bustle of the holiday season we have opted to conduct this sale online only for your bidding convenience. Bid from the time and place of your choosing from either your cell phone or the comfort of your home. Don't miss a great opportunity to buy clean high end brand name furniture at the price YOU want to pay. Please go to AMauctions.com for all details and over 1,000 photos. Directions: At the intersection of Rt. 50 & Forest Grove Rd., in Parsonsburg, turn North onto Forest Grove Rd. and follow for 0.5 miles to Old Ocean City Rd. Right onto Old O. C. Rd. and follow for 1.2 miles to Esham Rd. Left onto Esham Rd. and follow for 1.2 miles to burgundy/tan building on left. Signs Posted. Exquisite selection of Glassware to include: Large Qty of Mary Gregory glass- Pr of Mary Gregory Blue Sapphire vases, MG smoke glass vase, MG aquamarine bulbous font, MG amethyst covered dresser jar, MG blue sapphire bud vase and more- Vaseline and Raspberry to white opalescent ruffled pedestaled calling card bowl with figural spelter statuette base, 15" cranberry glass pitcher with floral handle and decoration, amethyst 6pc silver overlay decanter set, ruby floral vase with clear glass border, cranberry enameled ruffled nappy, emerald 5pc decanter set, 5" cranberry vase with floral gold enamel, fancy cranberry glass vinegar cruet, cranberry decorated pitcher, Bristol glass bulbous font vase with cherub decoration, hand painted Victorian glass pitcher, cranberry rinser and cup, Royal Worcester satin glass painted pitcher, Corinthian column clear glass vase, carnival glass ruffled bowls, LG Qty of cut crystal decanters, 6pc etched glass liquor set, amber coin glass compote, emerald coin glass and more! Lamps: Vaseline opalescent swirl hall chandelier, Pink opalescent hall chandelier, Victorian milk glass hanging kitchen chandelier w/ hand painted shade, pattern glass cranberry opalescent table lamp, Vaseline font table lamp with matching Vaseline glass shade, cranberry hobnail table lamp, pattern glass handled peg lamps, several pattern glass lamps with painted and figural columns and more! Primitives/China/Collectables: Moorcroft decorated 11" center bowl, Moorcroft covered dresser box, Moorcroft handled pitcher, (2) Moorcroft vases, ladies Victorian black lacquered dresser set in decorated mirrored box, Victorian Black lacquer decorated desk set with inkwells and envelope holders, Antique Oak mission style wall clock, Arcade Mfg. Co. cast iron top coffee grinder, Approximately 1 dozen Royal Daulton Figurines, Royal Daulton Blue Beard figurine, Pr. of Dresden hand painted 12" vases, Royal Daulton John Barleycorn character mug, vintage cameras, Ingraham Camelback mantel clock, Japanese luster tea set, Roseville bud vase, Limoges oyster plates, Qty of Royal Daulton toby mugs, Rosenthal floral chocolate pot, 6pc Victorian castor set, Approx. 70pcs of Minton Greenwich china, Royal Bayreuth hand painted bowl, Capodimonte figurine, 4pc Nippon Hand painted dresser set and more! Sterling Silver: Approximately 48pc of Birks sterling flatware, Henry Birks sterling 3pc and 7pc dresser sets, sterling tea strainer, sterling dragon boat master salt, sterling silver locket, Mappin and Webb sterling souvenir spoon set, sterling top dresser jar, Birks sterling mug, Birks sterling dresser box, sterling decorated handled cream and sugar, sterling decorated nut dishes, sterling salt and peppers and more! Furniture: Victorian Walnut 2 drawer over two door highly carved server with chocolate marble top and backsplash Walnut French provincial dining table, Victorian Walnut side chair, Pr of Walnut side chairs, Childs Oak pressed back rocker, La-Z-Boy upholstered lounge chair, Clayton Marcus QA style upholstered chair and ottoman, Walnut 5 tier étagère, Victorian upholstered side chair, leather insert step back tables, Temple F.C. three cushion sofa, white wicker furniture, antique spinning wheel, slat seat porch rocker, four drawer Cherry chest of drawers, oval gold framed mirror, and more! Vintage Toys: Dinky Supertoys tank, Dinky Coles Super Crane, Dinky Toys Supercrane, several Dinky Mercury Sea planes, Minie Toys metal steam roller, Minie Toys express mail truck, Dinky Toys bunker gun cap gun in working order, LQ Qty of lead British soldiers, M. Hohner accordion, and others! Special Interest: Large Qty of vintage Star Wars toys, "The Spectator" eight volume set by David Diben dated 1791, 19th Cent Oak Carved Aneroid wall barometer, Royal Worcester figural Tarpon fish figurine, Three Volume Set: The Plays of Shakespeare" 1880, singer featherweight sewing machine and more!! Artwork: "A Pathway Down to the Leader Valley" framed O/C by Walter F. Watson, Framed oil on canvas "Valley of the Gods" by Thaddeus Welch 1888, Framed Watercolor of American Indians by Thaddeus Welch 1888, "Glen Sloven-Argyleshire" framed oil on canvas by William Davies 1892, "Mexican Wood Merchant" by Virginia Balance Bash, Empire turned column mirror, early oil on board sailing ship scene by A.D. Rejake, (4) Victorian framed fashion scenes and more! Terms Personal Property: Visa/MC/Amex/Discover or approved check. 15% Buyer Premium. All property is sold "As Is, Where Is", and All Sales are Final. Property is open to thorough public inspection. It is the Bidder's responsibility to determine condition, age genuineness, authenticity, value or any other determinative factor. Allen & Marshall Auctioneers and Appraisers, LLC may attempt to describe the merchandise in advertising, on the phone, on the internet and at the auction but makes no representations. In no event shall Allen & Marshall Auctioneers and Appraisers, LLC be held responsible for having made or implied any warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Bidder shall be the sole judge of value. Personal Property Preview: Two open house preview days will be held on Friday December 30th from 5-7PM and Monday January 2nd from 5-7pm. Pick-up day: Will be Friday January 6th from 12noon-6pm.There are over 500 Pictures available online at www.AMauctions.com! View Website for Additional Information, Terms, Directions & Photographs!
Bidding Notice This will be an Online Only Auction with no live (In Person) bidding. Bidding on Lot #1 will close at 5 PM EST on 1/4/17. Lots #2-481 will have a staggered ending with one lot ending every 30 seconds. If a person bids within 1 minute of the close of an item that items closing will be extended for an additional 1 minute.
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