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11 March, 2017 10:00 am

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

Sat., March 11th at 10:00 a.m.
Preview from 8:30 Day of Sale
Rockway Hall, Vineland Ont


Another great collector’s auction filled with rare items selected from Toronto, Goderich, Niagara and Oakville collections and estates!

MOTOR CYCLE/BIKES/SCOOTERS: Rare1948 Whizzer Motorcycle made by the Whizzer Motor Company, Pontiac Michigan, in Excellent condition, with original 1948 ownership; Rare – Bicycle with wood rims and fenders labeled “The W. G. Nott Bicycle Co Ltd Brantford (1897) “EAZY” model; 1930’s Pressed Steel “Steelcraft” Scooter in streamline Deco style EXC;

ADVERTISING/SIGNS/CLOCKS: “Red Indian Motor Oil” Porcelain Sign -14”x 21”L;1920’s “Imperial Marvelube” Porcelain 4 sided Oil Stand  20”x20”x23”H, – VG; “Robinhood Flour” Porcelain Sign 3’x6’L; 1920’s “Drink Lime Crush” Tin Sign – 12”x18”EXC; “Drink Coca-Cola” 48” Button –VG; “Autolite Batteries” Illuminated Clock; `Drink Mountain Dew` Illuminated Sign; Supertest  Gas Sign – paper on hardboard 24” diameter EXC; 1960’s “Budweiser Beer” Neon Sign – working; “Mazda” Porcelain Flange Sign, 12”x12” EXC; “Enjoy Coke” Embossed Tin Vintage Sign 24”x24”; 1940’s “O’Keefe’s 5 Cent Beverages” Tin Sign, 18”x4’L (St. Thomas Sign MFG); “Curtis Keys” Double Sided Tin Sign, 11”x243”L; “Peg Top 5 Cent Cigar” Sign, Cardboard 16”x48”L; 1930’s “Eveready Battery 15 Cents” Litho Tin Display/Storage Cabinet with built in battery tester -9 ½”x11”x20”H; “Supertest” Sign, 24” diameter, paper on board; “Budweiser” Beer Neon Sign -15”x30”L – EXC; 1948 “O’Keefe’s Flavours 5 Cent” Embossed Tin Sign by St. Thomas Metal Signs, 17”x46”H; Tin “Pepsi” Button 26” diameter; “Easterbrook” Pens & Pencils Light Up Sign, 24”L;

NOSTALGIA: Late 19th C. General Store Counter Cabinet – glazed on all sides, 3 shelves in original red paint, 20”x20”x36”H; C.1900 Oak, Bowed Glass Counter Cabinet; Late 19th C. Apothecary Bottles, 10”H with composite labels; Rite `Magic Maid` Mixer by Fitzgerald Mfg.; Chrome Candlestick Phone; Cast Iron Book Press;

ADVERTISING TINS: 1930’s “A&P” 40lb Peanut Butter Pail, 14” diameter;

BEER/TIP TRAYS: “Champlain Special” The Perfect Ale Beer Tray; “Kuebler Beer” Beer Tray; “J. Leinenkugel Brewing Co” Beer Tray; “Dominion White Label Ale” Brown October tip Trays (2) orange and red version;

TOYS: Minnitoy “Daily Star Weekly” Tractor Trailer – EXC; Fabulous “Marklin-Germany” Childs Working Cook Stove with original fitted French made copper pots and pans -EXC; Japanese 1950’s Tin Litho Row Boat with Rower, 9”L, key wind – EXC; Minnitoy “Heinz Pickles” Tractor Trailer; 1954 Tonka “Marshall Field & Company” Metro Van; 1950’s “Buddy-L Hydraulic Dumper” Tandem Dump Truck, 20”L, in pressed steel; 1960’s

MILITARY/GUNS: Enfield 1871 Model Rifle, .577 calibre, breech loading –  Military marked, solid stock, very minimal surface pitting, overall VG condition and being an antique gun “No Lic. or PAL required”; Late 19th C. Bayonet & Scabbard;  Items belonging to Lt. Col. J.P. Phin of the 11th Hamilton Field Battery, including WWII Birks Military Pin set with diamonds, Pierce Chronograph Military Watch, Photos and Jacket Insignia; WWII US Official Marines Photo Album, 8’x11” photos of the “Saipan Japan” battles EXC; Mid 19th C Naval Bicorn Hat, beaver skin with gold silk cockade and bullion coils, labeled A. Ericsson & Co. Stockholm, in original wood hat box; WWII Canadian Medals;

STONEWARE/POTTERY: Rare – “MADE EXPRESSLY FOR MURPHY & SCOTT PORT DALHOUSIE” (St. Catharines Ont. today) marked 1 ½ Gallon Crock – MINT; ”WATSON & GORDON, WOODSTOCK” marked 1 Gallon Floral Jug – MINT;

PAINTINGS/PRINTS/MAPS: L.P. Taylour signed “WW l French Military Pack Dog with Croix de Guerre Medal around neck” oil on board, 10”x13”H; Ron Parker pencil signed “Rimrock Cougar” Publishers Proof 2/20, 24”x 32”W, framed; 1934 Framed Map of “The Muskoka Lakes” on velum,3’x5’L;

AUTOMOTIVE/LITERATURE: Late 1950’s Ford FoMoCo Touch Up Paint Counter Top Display Rack with 30 vintage cans of touch up paint; Prestige Catalog for “The 1941 Pontiac Torpedo Fleet” Sixes & Eights; Prestige Catalog for “The 1937 Oldsmobile Eight”; 193 9 LaSalle V8 Spiral Bound Catalog; Prestige Catalog for 1941 Buick; Vintage 1950’s Car Lot “Window Price Signs” (4);

INUIT/NATIVE AMERICAN: Inuit Sealskin Kamiks (high boots) with wool work decoration; Lot of Native Stone Points; Sealskin Moccasins;

PORCELAINS: WWI Era French Porcelain Ewer 13”H, decorated with French Soldiers and the French Croix de Guerre Medal; Royal Worcester 11” Plate with “Nelson and The Battle of Copenhagen” 2nd April 1801; Royal Worcester 11” Plate “Nelson at The Battle of Trafalgar” 21st Oct. 1805; Royal Doulton Character Jug “Vice-Admiral Lord Nelson at Battle of Trafalgar”;

GLASS: Depression Era Jadite Glass Collection (100 pieces), including some rare pieces; Tom & Jerry Punch Bowl Set;

PRIMITIVES:  more details coming

TOOLS: Vintage Oak Machinist Tool Box labeled “H. Gerstener & Sons” – EXC; Machinist Tools – lot;

DECOYS/FISHING/CAMP: Rare – C 1900 Split Cane/Cedar 3 piece Fly Rod with extra tip, cloth case, and brass collar marked “W. Croft & Sons Toronto”; “Eagle Claw Fish Hooks” plasticised board sample pages (5); Ring Neck Pheasant Scene in Oval Diorama with painted landscape background 25”x41”L;

VINTAGE LIGHTING: Pair of Jadite “Spool” Lamps; Jadite Banquet Oil Lamp;

NOSTALGIA: Brass 1920’s “National” Cash Register, made in Toronto, complete and working; Late 19th C. General Store Counter Cabinet – glazed on all sides, 3 shelves in original red paint, 20”x20”x36”H; C.1900 Oak, Bowed Glass Counter Cabinet; Late 19th C. Apothecary Bottles, 10”H with composite labels; Rite `Magic Maid` Mixer by Fitzgerald Mfg.; Candlestick Phone;

STAMPS: RAREHutt Commemoratives (combination postal/coins sets) Hutt PNC No.95, #316 of 350, “U.S.A.  U.S.S.R. Summit Meeting Washington June 1973” 10 coins/cover set; Hutt Series 110, #71 of 350, “Fiji – Centenary Of Cricket”1 coin and cover set; Hutt Series No.62, #422 of 500, “PNC Souvenir Of President Nixon’s Visit To China” coin and cover set; “The Story of Canada Collection” 4 Volumes by “The Excelsior Collectors Guild” of Canadian mint stamps, first day covers and gold seals;

COINSRARE 1948 Canadian Silver Dollar; Cased Royal Mint “50th Anniversary of the United Nations” Silver Proof Two Pound Coin; Canadian Silver Olympic Coins; Canadian Silver Coins;

RAILWAY: Fabulous 1930’s “Pelham Central Lines”  Large Scale Model Electric Street Car with light up interior, steel trucks, 5’ long;  CNR Brakeman’s Lantern; Pair of 19th C Brass Coach Lamps marked GWR; NST Brass Switch Key; Mounted Switch Lantern;                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

MUSICAL/MECHANICAL/SCIENTIFIC: Model Brass Stationary Steam Engines, both pneumatically operated EXC; Ca. 1900 Ornate Cast Iron German Mechanical Tobacco Cutter marked “A-A-L Werke”; 1920’s “Walther” German Calculator Arithmometer in original fitted wood case; 1940’s “Sanborn VISO Cardiette Model 51” Portable Electrocardiograph Machine, serial # 114, walnut cased,12”Hx15”Lx9”D;

SPORTS MEMORABILIA; “Buckeye” Ohio State Wool & Leather University Team Jacket – as new; Early 1960’s Chicago Black Hawks “Beehive” Photos (20) including Bobby Hull, Glenn Hall, Stan Makita, Moose Vasko – EXC;

FURNITURE/ARCHITECTURAL: Vintage Oak Barrister Book Case – 5 sections EXC; Vintage Mahogany Barrister Book Case – 5 sections EXC; Oak Church Pew – 4’ L EXC; Oak Tall Chest of Drawers; C.1900 Oak Fireplace Over Mantle Mirror with ionic columns, carved capitals and bevel glass mirrors; Leaded Glass Church Windows (4); Oak 2 Door Bookcase with under drawer and stick & ball details;

PHOTOGRAPHY/CAMERAS: “Speed Graphic” Press Camera with flash – EXC; “Yashica Mat” Twin Lens Reflex Camera – EXC; Fabulous WWII US Marines Photo Album, “Saipan Japan” Theatre, all 8”x11”, all Official Military Photos of the battle with descriptions EXC; Collection of Camera’s (20);

EPHEMERA: Post Card – “Billy Sherring Olympic Hero” Hamilton Ontario; Post Card Lots; 1950’s Ontario Circus Posters (4) framed;

BOOKS: “All Things Karsh” 1st Edition, (Yousuf Karsh Photo Book) signed by author Shelton Chen in original sleeve and box; Military Books; `King Albert’s Book 1914 – Canadian Limited Edition; “Punch’s Almanac” 1861-1905; “Scientific America in the 19th Century” edited by James Shenton;

TERMS: Cash, Visa and MasterCard, Debit- Valid I.D. required. Standard 10% Buyers Premium and 13% HST will apply to all purchases. All items to be removed from premises day of auction. Subject to additions and deletions. All items sold as is, where is, with no guarantees, please inspect items carefully before purchasing

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

St. Catharines     905-937-1751



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