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Michael S. Smith & Friends • Professionals Since 1976


SATURDAY October 13th at 5pm

Previews: Fri 1-5 and Sat at 1pm

SALE HELD AT: The Washington County Fairgrounds
Rte 29 Between Greenwich & Schuylerville, NY; 12 miles East of Saratoga Springs (MapQuest & Google: 392 Old Schuylerville Rd, Greenwich, NY 12834)

    Our first sale of Fall offers all the better items from a small Manchester Vermont home including a collection of Staffordshire figurines, fine Victorian Wicker, & County Furniture & Smalls. From a downsized Spiegletown NY collector – good country smalls, quilts, & country furniture. And from a Schuylerville NY home more Country.   
    Combined with 50+ Antique Maps, and Books from various homes – an interesting mixture.         Come & Have Fun!

      FURNITURE EARLY/COUNTRY to incl: strongly figured early tiger maple 2 drawer server w/cookie corners and Sandwich opalescent glass pulls. Crisply grain painted blanket box t/til on turned legs. Nice 5’2” pumpkin pine 4 door cupboard. Early blanket box w/til & strap hinges in orig vinegar grain paint. 19thC rocking  mammy’s bench w/fence (only 44” wide), Early Hudson River high chair. Unusual 19thC 5’7” paneled door gun cupboard w/interior drawers. Nice small (only 34” wide) early dovetailed blanket box  w/til on turned legs in orig dark mustard yellow paint. Unusual oval top cottage 1 drawer stand in strong tiger maple. Good 2 door mid 19thC screen pie safe on turned legs in old (not original) paint (needs door screens replaced). Honest old farm wood box in old greenish tinged gray paint. Early 4 post canopy bed. Cherry swing leg long drop leaf dining table. Pumpkin pine doughbox w/lid on base. C.1840 mahogany & tiger maple 2 drawer stand. Early corner cupboard (purchased from “Black Shutters” in the 1970’s). Early stands incl country Hepplewhite, tilt-tops, etal. Schoolmaster’s desk on tapered legs, & more. VICTORIAN: nice 7’ tall walnut double door bookcase on drawered base. Exceptional 19thC 43” tall inlaid burl walnut Canterbury stand w/drawer at base. Lg oval white marble top stand. Good original varnish lady’s oak vanity w/oval beveled mirror  & chair (w/history of coming from Manchester’s Equinox Hotel). Minty large c.1875 cherry Eastlake chest w/lg bev mirror above & intricate spindled crest. Large rectangular mahogany pedestal base dining table. Set 8 sabre leg  mahogany dining chairs. C.1875 ebonized lady’s slant lid desk. Nice 7’ tall 2 part hard pine country secretary desk w/fall front desk & cubby holes interior, etc.

            FINE WICKER minty Victorian white wicker tete-a-tete chair. Exc 20’s oak top natural wicker lady;s writing desk. Ornate Victorian white wicker photographer’s chair. 2 ornate Victorian white rocking chairs & ornate white armchair. White lamp table w/fancy stick & ball skirt. Excellent 20’s/30’s white rocking chair w/matching armchair, etal. FINE WIRE excellent old 3 tier wire half round plant stand.

            MID CENTURY minty teak rectangular dining table w/refractory leaves (opens to 9’) signed “Vejle Stole og Mobelfabrik”, sold together with 6 dining room chairs. Signed “Illums Bolighus” coffee table. Small teak cabinet w/drawer above sliding doors. Sg “Moller Models” chair. Full size mid-century bed.

COLLECTION 50+PCS STAFFORDSHIRE in generally fine condiiton including 32 figures identified as to subject/scene, 2 watch hutches, pairs, spill vases, large figurines, etc.

OTHER neat 1970’s/80’s found metals 53 ½” tall sculpture of 2 roosters signed “Heise” (Vermont’s well known William “Bill” Heise). 10’2” x 16’8” Persian oriental rug w/center medallion. Very pretty 5’4” French style floral inlaid bronze mounted collector’s cabinet/vitrine w/complex serpentine glass door. Cute small pyrographically decorated open shelves bookcase & pyrographically decorated beveled oval wall mirror w/coat hooks.

50+ ANTIQUE MAPS (a few framed, all nicely matted). Crisply hand colored 1614-1630 map of “Norfolk” England by John Speed. 1822 hand colored “Geographical, Statistical, and Historical Map of Vermont” by H. C. Carey and I. Lea. C.1650 hand colored “Dithmarsia” (Province of Denmark) by Johannes Mejery. 1829 hand colored “Map of the Counties of Albany and Schenectady” by David Burr. 40+ US MAPS incl: 18 Vermont, 4 New York City, 5 New York State, 5 different 19thC “Geographical, Statistical, & Historical” maps. 1857 Addison Co Vermont roll-up schoolhouse type. 6 New England. 2 Civil War related. 4 of whole United States. 5 Canada. ALSO 1885 “Plat of Sioux City Iowa”, 1877 “County Map of The State of Texas”, 1860 “County Map of California”, 1860 “Plan of New Orleans”, 1877 “City of Philadelphia and Camden”, et al. MORE STATE & CITY MAPS (not photo’d on website) incl: 1860 Iowa & Nebraska; 1860 “Plan of New Orleans”; 1861 Washington, Oregon, & Idaho; 1860 Georgia & Alabama; 1850 Arkansas; 1841 New Jersey; 1860 No & So Carolinas & Florida; 1850 Kentucky; 1860 Kentucky & Tennessee. FOREIGN • EUROPEAN (not photo’d) incl 1764 Greece & Asia; 1827 Windward Islands; c.1768 France; 1754 Flemish region of France; c.1795 Republic of France; 1794 Asia Minor & Syria.

            NEAT & UNUSUAL MAP CABINET c.1900 raised paneled mahogany fall front ma cabinet *ht 46”, width 50”)


            BOOKS 25+ LOTS (generally sold by the boxful) to incl: 1829 “Lives of The Signers of the Declaration of Independence” by Goodrich. 1879 “Colorado Its Gold and Silver Mines” by F. Fossett. 1829 Vols 1 & 2 “Chronicle Of The Conquest of Grenada” by F.A. Agapida. 1883 “History of the Northern Pacific Railroad” w/maps by E. Smalley. 1883 “Reminiscences of the Seventh Regiment N.G.S. N.Y. in State Camp, June 1883” by C. Pelletreau. 1878-79 “New Overland Tourist And Pacific Coast Guide” w/18 folding plates by Crofutt. 1814 Vols 1 & 2 “Quarrels of Authors”. 1876 “Narrative of the North Polar Expedition – US Ship Polaris” by Robeson. Vol II (only) early 1852 (“Fifteenth Thousand”) “Uncle Tom’s Cabin”. 1851 “New Universal Atlas Of The World” by Th. Cowperthwait. 1878 “History of Washington County” (rough). 3 boxes full Adirondacks/Lake George include author signed numbered 401 of 1500 first 1946 edition of “The History of Rogers Rangers” by B. Loescher, & MORE books worth having. Books lotted by category incl: US History, Civil War, illustrated books, NY State, old ledgers, Sporting/Nature, Literature/Classics. 1853 bound year’s issues of “Gleason’s Pictorial”. “Olympia 1936” book in German. Original 1923 & 1928 “Montgomery Ward & Co” catalogues. Boxed lots good ephemera.


            MORE SMALLS 5 minty hand stitched quilts (the best we’ve had in a while). Baskets incl 2 in best blue paint. Signed Miller green slag panel table lamp. Signed “Royal Art” curved caramel slag glass panel table lamp. Sg Hubley floral doorstop & good cottage doorstop. Good signed 20’s/30’s etchings by listed artists, 3 hand colored Japanese woodblock prints, several 19thC paintings (see website). Original birdseye view print of Ballston Spa by Vandecarr. Quantity costume jewelry (as 1 lot – being sold to benefit “Kitten Angles – a 100% volunteer animal rescue group headquartered in Mayfield). Nice sheet metal horse weathervane. Dated 1896 Athens NY blue florals crock. American Indian baskets & pottery, 17” Meissen porcelain kerosene table lamp. Good lot inkwells. 2 old glass collector’s domes. 7 CLOCKS incl wall hung regulators and small 19thC Wag-on-wall. Service for 6 Calyxware. Good box lots!


~~~   NOTE: Positive ID required to obtain bidding number   ~~~
TERMS: Cash, Visa, MasterCard, Traveler’s Checks, Personal Checks with prior approval,  unless known to us.
AUCTIONEER:  Mike Smith - Phone (518) 798-4289 or (518) 587-9421

ABSOLUTELY NO MINIMUM PRICES!          Sorry, No absentee or telephone bids
13% Buyer’s Premium  (3% discount for payment by cash or good check)
Seating is Limited – Children are NOT allowed!         Refreshments Available




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