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Michael S. Smith & Friends • Professionals Since 1976

SATURDAY October 14th 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 a multi-decade collection of Hunting & Fishing items (about 40 lots) and Tin Litho Toys (about 20 lots) from Don & Ellen Clute of Glenville (downsizing & moving South – “time to let it all go”). The Estate of Neal Andrews of Malta provides a collection of 500+ Adirondacks postcards (over 125 real photos cards), fine group of 40 SR Stoddard Adirondacks stereo cards, Books re Adirondacks, and some early & country Furniture/Smalls. From finely furnished Queensbury & Waterford homes – sterling silver, and some nice Victorian Furniture & Smalls. Finally from a Scotia Estate – L&JG Stickley, Victorian marble tops, et al. A wide-ranging sale with interesting diversity – come & enjoy!

FURNITURE: LOVELY CLOCK early vine & floral inlaid mahogany case 7’9” Grandfather’s Clock – the original hand painted dial signed “Wm Clarke Grreenock”. EARLY/COUNTRY: c.1835 lady’s Sheraton mahogany secretary desk w/tambour rolls, fold-over writing surface, & line inlay. Nicely refinished 2 tone c.1840 country server cabinet w/drawers over cupboard doors. Fine early fluted leg mahogany drop leaf table w/shaped leaves. Nice large pine country work table o n turned legs w/drawer at end of table. Dovetailed pumpkin pine blanket box w/strap hinges. Early cherry Hepplewhite drop leaf table. Early Hepplewhite 1 drawer stand. Early pumpkin pine cupboard w/interesting offset raised panel door. Pr c.1850 captain’s chairs. Set 6 cottage chairs w/good cane seats. Nice pumpkin pine commode. Early refinished dry sink w/display shelves above, et al. VICTORIAN: neat 34 drawer mahogany file cabinet (good for photos, prints, postcards/ephemera). Golden oak curved glass door side by side  (bookcase/desk combination). Golden oak 3 section lawyer’s sectional bookcase. 2 good Victorian white marble top stands & nice white marble top coffee table. Large GUTSY brass & iron full size bed. Nicely restored brass & iron twin bed. Eastlake pier mirror. Small oak double door bookcase. 2 nice dome top trunks. L & JG STICKLEY signed 48” diameter round dining table w/4 original leaves. Set of 6 signed L & JG dining chairs (1 armchair). MORE: large & fine signed Kittinger carved mahogany tilt-top Chippendale tea table. Cast iron Victorian garden urn. Cast cement bird bath. Postal cubbie holes. Nicely refinished 19thC child’s push sleigh.
TIN LITHO TOYS: Collection of 15+ tin litho Toys in generally fine working condition to incl: Chien Ferris Wheel, 1946 Marx Donald Duck Duet, Marx Toyland’s Farm Products horse pulled Milk & Cream Wagon, Lucky Lindy Cream Soda truck, Unique Art Kiddie Cyclist, Marx Looping Plane, Ohio Art speedboat, Lil Abner Band (grandma missing arms) & other Toys incl Fisher Price Teddy Tooter and Teddy Zilo. AIRPLANES 4 vintage Remote Control airplane its – never assembled. Several more RC motors for airplanes.
UNUSUAL COLLECTION CAST IRON BRIDGE BUILDER’S PLAQUES dated from 1891 to 1908. Makers incl: American Bridge Co, Horsehead Bridge Co, (2) Elmira Bridge Co, Berlin Iron Bridge Co, Canton Bridge Co, Owego Bridge Co, Groton Bridge Co, Good Roads Machinery Co. TECHNICAL: c.1918 Keuffel & Esser “convertible” transit w/box. Early 20thC W & E Gurley “dumpy” level w/box. 3 tripods – which don’t fit either of above.
            STERLING SILVER incl 2 Francis 1st hollowware pcs; Reed & Barton “Eighteenth Century” flatware service for 12; 6 International “Royal Danish” serving pcs (as 1 lot); Oneida “Martinique” flatware service for 8, footed R & B center bowl, pr weighted sterling silver candelabra, & more sterling. GENEROUS LOT COSTUME JEWELRY.
DON CLUTE’S HUNTING & FISHING MATERIAL (see website): 40 GENEROUS LOTS incl 50+ 1920’s-50’s cartridge boxes, several old store advertising displays for both Hunting & Fishing, a few old lures & lure tins, old calendars, quantity late 19th/early 20thC correspondence/bills/billheads from gun & fishing manufacturers, old catalogs from manufacturers, early 20thC sporting magazines, & MORE!
ADIRONDACK PHOTOS: 6” x 8” SR Stoddard image of night time card game near campfire. 9” x 7” SR Stoddard 1891 image of “Alva Dunning Adirondack Guide & Hunter”. 1913 “Ray Brook” photo album w/30 original photos. BOOKS: 1874 “The Adirondacks Illustrated” with map by SR Stoddard (1st year of issue!). 1st edition 1869 WHH Murray’s “Adventures in the Wilderness or Camp-Life in the Adirondacks”. 1851 “Trappers of New York – Nicholas Stoner & Nathaniel Foster Biographies” by Jeptha Simms. 1924 “Friendly Adirondack Peaks” by R. Wickham (author signed #292 of 500 copies for Adirondack Mountain Club). 1922 “The High Peaks of The Adirondacks” pamphlet by Robert Marshall/Adirondack Mountain Club. 1921 Vols 1 & 2 “The History of The Adirondacks” by A.L. Donaldson. 1928 “Trails & Summits of Adirondacks” by W.C. O’Kane. 1928 “Peaks & People of Adirondacks” by R. Carson. 1952 “Adirondack French Louie” by H. Dunham. 1909 “Saranac Lake Mid-Winter Carnival” booklet w/many photos. Adirondack 46’ers and Adirondack Mountain Club books/publications. Estate’s Collection OVER 500 Adirondack Mountains Postcards including 125+ real photo cards. Collection includes 150+ Saranac Lake cards (30+ real photo), 70+ Lake Placid (15+ real photo), 40+ Lake George w/real photos & SR Stoddard cards, & 200+ cards from towns & scenes all over the Adirondack Mountains. Estate’s Collection 40 FINE SR STODDARD STEREO CARDS of Adirondacks & Lake George (some fine images). FINE ANTIQUE INDIAN PRINTS 4 very nice hand colored 1836-1839 Indian Prints by F.C. Biddle, Philadelphia. ROCKWELL KENT: Pencil signed “Adirondack Cabin”  1946 lithograph print (limited edition of 100, with 1975 Associated American Artists CO Authenticity).MORE RUSTIC: Log marking hammer. 50+ old muskrat traps. Pack basket. 4 pair snowshoes.
SARATOGA PRINTS: 1867 “Races at Saratoga” Harper’s weekly woodcut print. C.1851 hand colored “View of Stanwix, Union, and Congress Halls”. SARATOGA BOOKS: 1875 “Reminiscences of Saratoga” by W.L. Stone. 1873 “Sparkles From Saratoga” by S. Sparkle. 1952 “Fabulous Bawd by M. Heimer (1st ed). Author signed 1959 “Chronicles of Saratoga” by E. H. Britten. 1900 “Story of Saratoga and Schuylerville” by J H Brandow. 1922 “In The Vanguark” by K. Trask. 1933 “Yaddo” by M.P. Waite, & more. SARATOGA EPHEMERA/SOUVENIRS: 1912 “Saratoga Pageant Official Program”. Keys from Grand Union, Rip Van Dam, Hotel Sagamore, & New Worden hotels. Grand Union Hotel silverware. 3 sterling silver Saratoga souvenir spoons. Neat s plate napkin ring w/United States & Grand Union Hotel images. Arrowhead Inn & Riley’s Lake House wine lists. “Saratoga Waltz” & “Saratoga Trunk Blues” sheet music. Saratoga postcards.
MORE BOOKS: 1919 Vols 1 & 2 “Wild Flowers of New York” w/colored plates. 1813 “A Gazetteer of The State of New-York” by H. Spafford (w/map). 1844 “Historical Collections of State of New York” by Barber and Howe. Author signed “Summers on the Saranacs” and “Noah John Rondeau Adirondack Hermit” by Maitland De Sormo. Author signed 1974 1st edition “No Surrender – My Thirty-year War” by Hiroo Onoda. 1872 “Gazetteer of State of New York” by F. Hough. 1860 “Historical and Statistical Gazetteer of NY State” by JH French. 1929 Vols 1-3 complete “Birds of Massachusetts and other New England States” by EH Forbush.
MORE SMALLS: 18thC (or earlier) Dutch engraved brass tobacco box. Lg leaded glass table lamp on bronze base. Small curved glass table lamp. 20+pcs Staffordshire. 5 old Oriental snuff bottles. 23 Royal Doulton figurines. 2 Irish Belleek table lamps. Vienna regulator wall clock. Signed Norman Rockwell print. C.1900 o/c painting of New Hampshire’s “Old Man of The Mountain”. Very nice Louwelsa type floral hand painted Arts & Crafts jardinière. Early gold leaf mirror w/original scenic eglomise panel. Sg & dated Salvador Dali magazine cover. SARATOGA ITEMS incl 19thC prints. G.U. Hotel silverware, 19th & 20thC books. Riley’s & Arrowhead Inn wine lists, & more Saratoga. Shreve, Crump, & Low crystal regulator clock. 30+ original photos used in 82nd Airborne’s WWII “Glider Breeze” newspaper as well as 15 issues of WWII ‘Glider Breeze” including VE day issue. Small lots German & American WWII patches & related military. Lovely high quality mid 20thC gold leaf mirror w/eagle crest. 50’s “Thorens” Swiss music box w/47 discs! Good Insurance Company advertising signs. Oak case wall hung Sessions 8 day “Regulator” clock. Good lot old copper cookware. The usual BOXES FULL of better china, glass, prints & frames, et al.
UPCOMING SALES: Friday 10/27 at 6pm, Saturday 11/18 at 5pm
and Saturday 12/2 at 5pm.

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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