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Michael S. Smith & Friends • Professionals Since 1976

SATURDAY July 29th 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)

One of our BETTER SALES and our last of Summer! Early American Furniture & Smalls from the Estate of a Glens Falls attorney. 19thC English Horse Racing prints as well as Remington & Russell Western prints from the Estate of a Saratoga physician. Good Victorian from a lovely Galway home now downsizing. A little military and other smalls from a Poultney VT home. AND all the better smalls from The Estate of John J. Derby of Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
AND FEATURING the extensive Game Room/Advertising and Saratoga Springs related (strong focus on original furnishings from Saratoga’s historic Riley’s Lake House & Casino) collection of Michael Zappone of Saratoga Lake. Mike and his wife Carol, avid collectors for almost 40 years, are selling their large gracious home and we are privileged to offer their fine collections to the next generations of collectors.

FURNITURE EARLY/COUNTRY to incl: handsome period mahogany American Chippendale chest on chest. Period mahogany American Hepplewhite secretary desk. Good early figured cherry graduated 4 drawer French foot chest. Handsome finely upholstered c.1835 carved mahogany frame sofa w/carved winged clawfeet. C.1840 cherry case chest w/tiger maple drawer fronts & tiger half columns. Hepplewhite mahogany Pembroke table. Smaller size early graduated 4 drawer cherry chest. Comb back Windsor rocking chair w/arms. Pretty c.1840 extra wide 2 drawer stand w/birdseye maple drawers. Interesting c.1850 mahogany paymaster’s or accountant’s desk. Good c.1890 2 part 6’8” wide workbench. Pine 1 drawer lift lid blanket chest. Refinished dry sink with display shelves above. Refinished pine dt blanket box w/strap hinges & till. VICTORIAN: 2 excellent original varnish Globe Wernicke 4 section lawyer’s bookcases. Good manageable size 2 part oak cylinder roll secretary desk. Fine neo-classical red marble pedestal. 48” round oak dining table with GUTSY carved lion’s heads & carved clawfeet pedestal base. Eastlake mahogany sideboard with triple mirrored, carved, columned top. 2 Eastlake pier mirrors. Small size c.1910 refinished mahogany settee with matching platform rocker – both nicely upholstered in soft yellow floral brocade. Victorian walnut frame sofa w/carved grapes crest nicely re-upholstered in rose crushed velvet. FINE SELECTION ANTIQUE WICKER to incl: excellent 1920’s matching 5pc porch set (sofa w/4 sturdy armchairs). Good 1920’s 3pc porch set (sofa w/sturdy armchair & rocking chair). 4 good lamp or plant tables/stands. 2 hard to find 1920’s floor lamps.  Scarce 6’ tall 1920’s enclosed Cabana chair. Fully restored/ornate c.1890 wheelchair w/high wire wheels. Set 4 matching large & very sturdy 1920’s chairs (2 armchairs & 2 rockers w/arms). 1920’s Bar Harbor chain suspended porch swing. LARGE willow lift lid storage chest, & more.
CLOCKS to incl 2 large c.1825 English Grandfather’s clocks – each w/orig painted dials (see website). Good C. & L.C. Ives triple decker clock. Cottage clock by “New England Clock Co.” BAROMETER: fine 19thC rosewood barometer signed “Goupillot Fils Jersey”.
STAINED GLASS WINDOWS: attractive c.1920 stained leaded glass 6’7” x 4’11” window depicting stream in forest with large florals (needs restoration, professionally crated for easier transport). 1920;s/30’s(?) 3’ x 16” stained leaded “Goodhope Confectioner” store window (needs restoration – was an old Mechanicville business).

ART Impressive 41” Art Noveau bronze standing figural female newel post lamp signed Aug. Moreau w/gold iridescent art glass shades. Fine watercolor of Arab horseman signed “G. Gabani Roma: (Giuseppe, artist of note, 1846-1899). Large o/c cattle grazing on mountainside signed D. Sherrin (Daniel, English, 1868-1940), cleaned & relined), 2 maritime oils signed Louis Pelky (listed, Am). Charming 9” bronze of young girl holding cat, & more paintings/Art.
19THC HORSE PRINTS incl: large folio 1891 Currier & Ives of 3 jockeys/horses at full run. Lg folio 1870 English “Grand Stand Goodwood” Jockey Club print. Large folio 1889 “The Futurity Race at Sheepshead Bay” by Currier & Ives; 2 different 1853 images of “The Cambridceshire Stakes” by John Moore, London; Plates 1-4 complete 1839 “The First Steeple-Chace on Record” publ by Ben. Brooks, Oxford, & MORE RACING PRINTS.
COLLECTION HORSE RACING BOARD GAMES & TOYS (15+ pcs) (most FINE in OB) to incl scarce 1921 “Saratoga” played with “African Golf Cards”, 2 Wolverine “Gee-Wiz” toys, several “Saratoga” & “Kentucky Derby” games, English “The Handicap” and “Electric Derby” horse games, & MORE!

MORE FINE SMALLS to incl: Staffordshire incl many Fairings. 130pc Touraine Flow Blue china service complete for 10+ with 11 serving pcs. Lovely hand painted cider tankard w/6 mugs & hand painted punch bowl w/6 wines. 120pc service for 8+ “Royal Lace” depression glass set w/8 serving pcs. 3 Fort Edward crocks/jugs w/fat blue birds. Fascinating & truly exceptional 1876 lithographed 21’6” “Chronological Chart of Ancient, Modern, & Biblical History” by Sebastian Adams – in its original walnut shadowbox frame w/roller mechanism to advance chart through the ages. Saratoga Springs mineral water bottles & more 19thC Saratoga memorabilia. Neat c.1875 “Clariona” walnut case roller organ w/3 rolls. 5+pcs early Chinese Export ceramics incl punch bowl, cider jug, & lg coffee pot (most w/repairs). 25+ early 1900’s Frederic Remington Western prints & 20+ early 1900’s CM Russell Western prints. MILITARY incl: Civil War Record of DeWitt Shaffer who seemingly fought everywhere! Dated 1864 US Military sword (badly corroded in places), dated 1830 German musket and 15 (!) 1883 prints of “Sherman’s March To The Sea”. Singer Featherlite sewing machine. Copper cookware. 2 apple ladders. 10+ old Persian scatter rugs from Derby Estate. Good c.1900 11” x 8’ painted wood “Osborne Farm Implements” wooden sign. Wood framed c.1920 “Baldwin’s Boat Livery” painted tin 12” x 5’11” sign. Lg lot Estate’s costume jewelry. Fine lot Estate’s vintage sterling jewelry. Small lot of Estate’s sterling flatware etal. Good vintage Estate’s American Indian silver jewelry w/turquoise. 25+ pocketwatches & watch parts. Quantity wristwatches (mostly modern).

EXCEPTIONAL GAME ROOM • STORE • ADVERTISING MUCH COCA-COLA to incl: 10+ old Coca-Cola signs (some real goodies). Framed 40’s Coca-Cola lithographed advertising. 3 Coca-Cola clocks. Scarce Coke “Airline” cooler. 6+ Coke trays. Coke tip trays. 1935 Coca-Cola business check &old “Drink Coca-Cola in Bottles” box or barrel stencil. Much later Coke collectibles incl 75th & 100th anniversary. MORE SIGNAGE incl fine enameled porcelain corner mounted “Look Better – Feel Better” barber sign by Marvy Co. Fine “Orange Crush”, “Armour Franks”, & “Drink Tru-Ade” signs & more.
STORE ITEMS fine refurbished antique mahogany telephone booth w/operating phone (originally from Skidmore College). Excellent 2 part 7’ store stepback display cabinet w/sliding glass doors display top and 20 drawer apothecary type base. 2 original booths & tables & signage from the old Woolworths on Broadway In Saratoga. Large oak door & surround from commercial size walk-in freezer. Exc pair black & white glass Art Deco hanging light fixtures. Exc 1920’s brass rim hanging light fixture w/fabric fringe.
MALT SHOP: exc minty green “Hamilton Beach” 3 spindle milk shake machine. “Sealtest Ice Cream” & “Mausert’s Ice Cream” flavors boards/signs. Original vintage Gottlieb’s “Gold Strike” pinball machine (working). Reproduction Wurlitzer 1015 juke box (working). 2 original “Seeburg 200 Wallomatic” table top coin-op push button record selectors.
MORE GOODIES: way cool aluminum cased “Napoleon 10¢ Cigar” advertising clock. Coin-op “Flipper” trade stimulator. Small brass case illuminated “Refreshments” sign from old Madison Square Garden.
HISTORIC SARATOGA finely re-upholstered c.1875 adjustable height walnut shoeshine armchair w/accompanying kneeler believed to be from Saratoga’s Grand Union Hotel. Various Saratoga mineral springs bottles, & more Saratoga. Scarce “Saratoga Chips” sliced plug tobacco tin. ORIGINAL POKER CHIPS from: Newman’s Lake House, Canfield Casino, and Meadowbrook Lake House.
HISTORIC RILEY’S LAKE HOUSE material incl: manageable size way cool neon “Riley’s” sign. 100+ ft classic Art Deco railing used to divide dining/bar/entertainment areas. Iconic 9’ Art Deco hanging lighting fixture (the focal point of Riley’s Grand Ballroom). Spotting stands & window “spy hole” used to spot cheaters in gambling area. 5 cast cement Art Deco sunrise panels from Riley’s entrance façade. Riley’s Podium. Art Deco dressing room mirror. Bar stools & chairs. 2 RCA speakers & stage lights. Riley’s ephemera.

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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