Auction of Farm Equipment, Tools, Guns, Furniture, Ephemera and Personal Property

Bob & Sallie Connelly will conduct a Farm Equipment, Tools, Guns, Furniture, Ephemera and Personal Property Auction on site at 65 Houdlum Hill Road, Binghamton, NY 13905 on Saturday, June 28, 2014 at 10:00 am with a preview at 9:00 am. All of the items in this auction are selling without reserve AS IS (No Refunds, No Returns) at a 10% buyers premium.

Photos of selected items are displayed in the slideshow below and in an AuctionZip Gallery.

Equipment and Tools, including a 2010 Kubota BX25 4-wheel drive diesel tractor, with attachments sold separately; a Huskee 6 HP log splitter; a Husqvarna CRT900 tiller; two 5,000 watt generators; a 10 ft jon boat; a utility trailer; Stihl and Royal chain saws; a Die Hard battery charger; a weed wacker; a lawn mower; car ramps; jack stands; floor jacks; a table saw; a bench grinder; a router; a Sawzall; a sander; a right angle drill; two large tool chests; many sockets, wrenches and hand tools; yard tools; boat accessories, etc.

Auction of Farm Equipment, Tools, Guns, Furniture, Ephemera and Personal PropertyFurniture, including a 5-piece walnut sleigh bedroom set; pair of contemporary mission oak end tables; two stands by Art Furniture; a harvest table; a leather 3-piece sectional couch with ottoman by Bernhardt; wrought iron patio furniture; a contemporary oak roll top desk; a large entertainment center, etc.

Ephemera, including one lot of WWII letters, books and photos; Farmer’s Almanacs 1859-1898; Farmer’s Daily Diaries 1888-1944; 2 autographed books; a stampless cover letter, etc.

Miscellaneous, including 5 saddles; a horse drawn sleigh; a World’s Sterling cast iron cook stove; costume jewelry; a Sherwood Newcastle stereo with amplifier and 5-disk CD changer; a Klipsch sound surround system; Samsung 19” TVs; an LG 48” LCD TV, etc.

Guns, etc. Selling at 11:00 am, including a 22 Magnum Ruger New Model pistol; shotguns, including a 12 gauge Ithaca Featherlight and a 12 gauge Eastern Arms Model 9413; 22s, including Winchester 63 and 67 models; a CO2 Bean Bag shooter; 2 pellet rifles; a Schrade scrimshaw 7 knife set; a Case XX limited edition Gulf War knife boxed; other knives, etc.

Buyers of firearms not exempt from Federal Firearms License (FFL) requirements will be charged a $10 fee for a Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) search if they don't hold a current FFL. Pre-1892 firearms and those determined to be parts or relics do not require an ATF search.  An FFL gun dealer will be on-site during the auction to process the paperwork.

Additional details, photos, and directions are available in the auction brochure (PDF: 843 KB) and in a slim version (134 KB) without images.

On the same day and in the same location, Bob and Sallie Connelly will auction at noon the Real Estate consisting of the restored Victorian house, 2-car garage, hay shed, 4-stall barn, fenced horse paddock, and storage shed on the 15-acre horse farm.

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On-Site Real Estate Auction: Restored Victorian House on 15-acre Horse Farm

Bob & Sallie Connelly will conduct an On-Site Auction of the Real Estate at 65 Houdlum Hill Road, Binghamton, NY 13901 at noon on Saturday, June 28, 2014, with an Open House on Saturday June 14 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. The auction will be conducted by Connelly Realty, Robert J. Connelly, Broker and Auctioneer. The property in the Town of Chenango in Broome County is selling with all mineral and gas rights. It comprises a restored 2-story Victorian house with 2 bedrooms and 1.5 baths on a 14.86 acre horse farm and includes a wall oven and microwave, side-by-side refrigerator, electric cooktop and dishwasher. Outbuildings include a garage, horse barn, hay shed and playhouse/storage shed. The opening bid is $159,000. All of the items are selling without reserve ‘AS IS’ (Warranty Deed, No Refunds, No Returns) at a 10% buyers premium.

Photos of the house and the taxmap are displayed in the slideshow below and in an AuctionZip Gallery.


Built circa 1900, this restored Victorian farmhouse in the Whitney Point school district has vinyl siding and a full block basement. The first level features an enclosed 14x8 sun porch, a 20x25 open deck and a 10x20 laid stone patio with water fall. It uses electric thermal storage heating, a well, septic tank, and electric hot water heater. There is a detached 17x17 2-car garage, a 32x10 horse barn with 4 stalls, a 12x14 hay shed, a 10x16 storage shed that looks like a child's Victorian playhouse, and a fenced horse paddock. Zoned rural residential (240), the property pays total taxes of $2,870 on a total assessed value of $81,800 ($26,900 for land).

The first floor includes the carpeted 18x14 living room, a modern 14x11 kitchen, both with fireplaces, and an 8x10 laundry which includes a 1/2 bath. The second floor has a 16x14 master bedroom, an 11x9 second bedroom, both with laminated bamboo flooring, and a 12x8 ceramic tile bathroom.

Additional details, photos, and directions are available in the auction brochure (PDF: 217 KB) and in a slim version (89 KB)

Absentee and phone bids for this auction can be submitted using the convenient bidform. Bidders must be pre-registered. First-time NYS tax exempt buyers must complete and submit NYS Resale Certificate ST-120.

On the same day and in the same location, Bob and Sallie Connelly will auction Farm Equipment, Tools, Guns, Furniture, Ephemera and Personal Property at 10:00 am with a preview at 9:00 am.

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Auction: WWI Museum; Civil War, Indian War Items

Bob & Sallie Connelly will conduct a World War I Museum Civil War and Indian War Auction with over 500 lots at the Showplace in Binghamton on Sunday May 4, 2014 at 10:00 am , with a preview at 8:00 am.

They are auctioning the contents of Billy Pearson’s World War I Museum together with Civil War and Indian War items. Pearson’s Museum contained items he acquired here and in France, Germany and England. Pearson collected many things, from quilts to pre-Columbian art. But it was his collection of World War I items that he kept to the end. (More about Billy Pearson below.)



Photos of selected items are displayed in an AuctionZip Gallery.

WWI ITEMS: 75 Pcs Trench Art including Outstanding Mantle Clock; 23 Helmets with 5 Spiked and Unusual Shield; 23 Caps; 34 Ordnance (shells, bombs, grenades, mortars); 125 Medals, Patches and Insignias and hard to find Navy and Army Zeppelin   Badges; 21 Aeronautical, 2 German Crosses from Biplane, 2 Gun Sights; 8 Optical, 2 Tank Periscopes; 6 Hate Belts; 5 Uniforms, Over 140 Miscellaneous items including Memory Quilt, Horse and Dog Gas Masks,   Breast Armor, 8 WW I Posters, 6 Photo Albums – 1 by an Australian War Correspondent, Assortment of Miscellaneous Photos, 4 Boxed Sets of Stereopticon Cards, Set of Glass Stereoscopic Slides, 3 Oil Paintings, Ephemera including 8 Documents Pertaining to Lt. Leopold Wergo – 1 dated Dec. 23rd 1936 w Adolf Hitler’s signature and Scrap Books.  Over 300 Battlefield Dug Artifacts including Helmets, Knives, Maxim & Lewis, Ordnance.   

SELLING AT BEGINNING OF AUCTION - 80 Civil War & Indian War Items: 7 Swords, 2 Ames Engraved Officer’s, Navel Saber, 1821 Militia Sword, 5 Surgeon’s Kits, 15 Saddlebags and Haversacks, 2 Saddles, 22 Bits, Bridles and Halters, 8 Powder Flasks, Holsters. 

Additional details, photos, and directions are available in the auction brochure (PDF). A description of the lots in the auction is also available (PDFs). 

Absentee and phone bids for this auction can be submitted using the convenient bidform. Bidders must be pre-registered. First-time NYS tax exempt buyers must complete and submit NYS Resale Certificate ST-120

Buyers of firearms not exempt from Federal Firearms License (FFL) requirements will be charged a $10 fee for a Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) search if they don't hold a current FFL. Pre-1892 firearms and those determined to be parts or relics do not require an ATF search.

Billy Pearson (1920-2002) was a successful jockey, quiz show contestant, art dealer and collector. Racing thoroughbreds, he won over 800 races. Self-tutored in art, he won the $64,000 Question, and later the $64,000 Challenge. He was a dealer in pre-Columbian art and had an extensive art collection. In 1996 Arts and Antiques magazine named him one of America’s top 100 Collectors. 

A colorful character with a gusto for life, he married six times and wrote an autobiography, Don’t Look Back. He hobnobbed with celebrities, including Andy Williams, Burl Ives, Edward G. Robinson and Audrey Hepburn. He also appeared in films and on TV. For more about Billy Pearson, the showman, collector, and prankster, read The Jockey and the Showman in Vanity Fair (2009).

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Save the Date: Civil War and WWI Museum Auction

Bob & Sallie Connelly will conduct a Civil War and WWI Museum Auction at the Showplace in Binghamton on Sunday May 4, 2014 at 10:00 am with a preview at 9:00 am.

On the block: An extensive Civil War Collection as well as the contents of a World War I Museum. An inventory is being prepared and an order of sale will be available at the auction. All of the items in this auction are selling without reserve AS IS (No Refunds, No Returns) at a 10% buyers premium.

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Absentee and phone bids for this auction can be submitted using the convenient bidform. Bidders must be pre-registered. First-time NYS tax exempt buyers must complete and submit NYS Resale Certificate ST-120.

Buyers of firearms not exempt from Federal Firearms License (FFL) requirements will be charged a $10 fee for a Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) search if they don't hold a current FFL. Pre-1892 firearms and those determined to be parts or relics do not require an ATF search.

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Auction of Military Items, Swords, Guns and Regina Music Players

Bob & Sallie Connelly will conduct a Military, Swords, Guns and Regina Music Players Auction at the Showplace in Binghamton on Sunday November 24, 2013 at 11:00 am with a preview at 9:00 am. Included in this auction is a large collection of items which descended in the family of Henry B. Morse, a Lieutenant Colonel in the 114th Regiment of New York State Volunteers during the Civil War*. All of the items in this auction are selling without reserve AS IS (No Refunds, No Returns) at a 10% buyers premium.

Photos of selected items are displayed in the slideshow below and in an AuctionZip Gallery.



Large Lot consisting of Henry Morse's frock coat as a Lt. Colonel, shoulder straps as a Major and 1851 officer’s belt plate. Also included are letters from New York State to enroll volunteers for the Civil War; Morse's Commission as a Major; his Commission as a Lt. Colonel; his Commission as a Brevet Brigadier General signed by President Johnson and Secretary of War Stanton.  

Morse Artifacts To Be Sold Separately: presentation sword, dated August 1, 1862 to Major H.B. Morse from his friends in Eaton, NY; Harper's Ferry Model 1805 pistol, dated 1807, in excellent condition; small size Deringer / Philadela (only 1”R”); Colt Model 1860 Army Serial #76209.  

Morse Ephemera: Letter about battle of Winchester, VA; Group of 68 Letters from Alfred A. Morse, Henry Morse's brother. He was wounded in Virginia, had his leg amputated and eventually died from his wound; Group includes Memoriam Booklet, carte-de-visite of Alfred. Group of more than 34 letters from Henry Morse to his mother and other family members, including correspondence about being a judge in Arkansas. Bob & Sallie Connelly Auction  

Guns and Swords: Militia bayonet scabbard and cartridge box, pre-Civil War; Model 1842 H. Aston Percussion Pistol; Brown Bess Bayonet; NYS Militia flintlock musket signed I.& H. Meacham, Albany NY; percussion musket by Warren & Steele, Albany NY; Model 1842 Springfield Musket, stamped U.S. 1854; Buck & Ball rifle/shotgun signed W. Ogden Owego NY; 2 shotguns; M1 Winchester Carbine Sporterized; Iver Johnson 38 pistol; Civil War Calvary sword D.J. Millard, Clayville, NY; French broad sword; G. Bauman sword with lion on guard; Knights of Pythia fraternal sword; contemporary black powder rifle. German: 150 badges and tinnies from WWII; German helmet; 17th Panzer arm band.  

Music Players: Columbia (Regina) Grafonola Deluxe, mahogany with carved lions and 39 15.25" tin records; upright Regina Oak Eastlake style 6'8" high with 5-cent slot and 18 15.25" tin disks; 2 lots of 10 Each 15.25" tin disks; mahogany Victrola Table Model VV–IX. Tools: An early wooden brace; Bailey-Stanley planes #3, 5 & 8; wood plow plane; 2 surveyor's levels; W. & L. E. Gurley 411876 and B. L. Makepeace LOXO #3005; General Jones Doctor's Scale; Fairbanks brass scale.  

Miscellaneous: Furniture, including a Shaker style rocker, a cherry and curly maple jelly cupboard, 3 walnut Eastlake bookcases, 8 maple ladder back chairs with rush seats, a dovetailed blanket chest, and an oak buffet with mirror; Furnishings, including a Loetz Art Glass vase with Sterling Silver overlay, a 16" American burl bowl, a hanging slag glass dome lighting fixture, a reverse painted lamp, a set of American painted China, a pair of carriage lamps, a Gone with the Wind lamp, log cabin finger lamps, 2 pieces of Majolica, a cigar humidor, 5 quilts, and cut glass; Clocks, including a Seth Thomas Ogee clock, a Seth Thomas Adamantine clock, an outstanding Raingo Fres, Louis XIV Clock, 24.5“ H x 14.5" D, 3 school house clocks, a Waterbury French Style clock with 2 candlesticks, and a mission mantel clock; Safes, including a brass National Cash Register 313 Special Edition 3170, and a Meilinks safe; Toys & Dolls, including a mule-in-barn mechanical bank, 2 Armand Marseille dolls, Dolly Dimple and 985 as well as a 16" tin head doll; and Artwork, including a Daguerreotype and 2 gutta percha cases, a tonalist landscape signed Albert Duvannes 1881-1962, an early pin prick water color, a seascape signed Wyik ?, a winter scene by Butterlin, and several other oils and prints.

Additional details, photos, and directions are available in the auction brochure (PDF). A descriptive list of the Morse Collection and a description of the lots in the auction are also available (PDFs).

Absentee and phone bids for this auction can be submitted using the convenient bidform. Bidders must be pre-registered. First-time NYS tax exempt buyers must complete and submit NYS Resale Certificate ST-120.

Buyers of firearms not exempt from Federal Firearms License (FFL) requirements will be charged a $10 fee for a Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) search if they don't hold a current FFL. Pre-1892 firearms and those determined to be parts or relics do not require an ATF search.  An FFL gun dealer will be on-site during the auction to process the paperwork. *Thanks to 

Dr. Michael Colella of Endicott, NY, who compiled some of the Civil War research used to identify, classify and describe the items in this auction.

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On-Site Real Estate Auction: Vacant Land

Bob & Sallie Connelly will conduct an On-Site Auction of the Real Estate at 3267 Hance Road, Binghamton, NY 13903 at 10:00 am on Saturday, November 23, 2013. The property comprises 6.4 acres (Tax Map #208.03-1-14) of unimproved land having a 500 ft frontage and selling with all mineral and gas rights.

Full assessment of the property is $23,122. The opening bid is $15,000. It is sold 'AS IS' with a Warranty Deed at a 10% buyers premium. The auction will be conducted by Connelly Realty, Robert J. Connelly, Broker and Auctioneer.

Photo of frontage at 3267 Hance Rd, Binghamton, NY 13903
Taxmap of 3267 Hance Road, Binghamton, NY 13903

Additional details, photos, and directions are available in the auction brochure (PDF)

Absentee and phone bids for this auction can be submitted using the convenient bidform. Bidders must be pre-registered. First-time NYS tax exempt buyers must complete and submit NYS Resale Certificate ST-120.

This is the first of 2 on-site real estate auctions to be conducted by Bob & Sallie Connelly on Saturday, November 23, 2013. The 2nd auction at noon is for a 2-story brick house with 4 bedrooms and 2.5 baths at 661 Chenango St, Port Dickinson, NY.

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On-Site Real Estate Auction: 2-Story House

Bob & Sallie Connelly will conduct an On-Site Auction of the Real Estate at 661 Chenango St, Port Dickinson, NY 13901 at noon on Saturday, November 23, 2013, with Open Houses on Wednesdays, November 6 and 13 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm. The auction will be conducted by Connelly Realty, Robert J. Connelly, Broker and Auctioneer. The property comprises a 2-story brick house with 4 bedrooms and 2.5 baths on an irregular 1.1 acre plot and includes an oven, refrigerator, gas range and dishwasher. The opening bid is $98,000. All of the items are selling without reserve ‘AS IS’ (No Refunds, No Returns) at a 10% buyers premium.

Photos of the house and the taxmap are displayed in the slideshow below and in an AuctionZip Gallery.

 

Built in 1930, this approx. 2400 sq ft house in the Chenango Valley school district has a 2-year old roof, aluminum storm and screens, and smoke and carbon monoxide detectors throughout.  It has a walkout basement with an older style rec room, bar and faux fireplace, and a full-size walkup attic with insulated floor. Furnished with all utilities -- sewer, water, gas and electric -- it uses hot water baseboards off a gas boiler and has a new 40 gallon heater for domestic hot water. Zoned single family residential (210), the property pays total taxes of $3,999 on a total assessed value of $124,900 ($29,900 for land).

The first floor includes a generous 29' X 14' carpeted living room with leaded glass windows, a fireplace and hardwood floors, a dining room with pocket doors, a kitchen, a laundry with gas hookup, a half-bath, and an enclosed Florida room. The second floor includes the master bedroom with cedar lined closet and master bath, three additional bedrooms, and another bathroom.

Additional details, photos, and directions are available in the auction brochure (PDF)

Absentee and phone bids for this auction can be submitted using the convenient bidform. Bidders must be pre-registered. First-time NYS tax exempt buyers must complete and submit NYS Resale Certificate ST-120.

This is the second of 2 on-site real estate auctions to be conducted by Bob & Sallie Connelly on Saturday, November 23, 2013. The 1st auction at 10:00 am is for 6.4 acres of unimproved land 4 miles south of the Binghamton City Line.

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Antiques and Collectibles Auction

Bob & Sallie Connelly will conduct an Antiques & Collectibles Auction at the Showplace in Binghamton on Sunday April 7, 2013 at 10:00 am with a preview at 9:00 am. The auction has items from several Estates and includes an Art Deco Black Moor statue, clocks, quilts, cut glass, books and furniture. All of the items in this auction are selling without reserve AS IS (No Refunds, No Returns) at a 10% buyers premium.

Photos of selected items are displayed in the slideshow below and in an AuctionZip Gallery.


 

This auction features a life sized Art Deco Black Moor statue, clocks, including a Ball Standard, Cleveland, an oak New Haven Weight Driven Regulator, an E.N. Welch Hanging Eclipse, an Ansonia Crystal Regulator, an Ingraham walnut mantle, Warwick, and a Rainbow China Case; cut glass, including a lamp, a 5-piece lemonade set, a trumpet vase, bowls, and an inkwell; furniture, including a queen size Gothic Revival walnut bed, circa 1855, a Chippendale Mirror with gesso eagle; a small pine blanket chest, and a Pembroke table with X stretcher; artwork, including African masks, paintings, bisque figurines, a Loetz vase, a bronze of Bear after Fish, a bronze stag, and a figure of Roman Warrior and Musketeer; household items, including a Sterling Silver Art Nouveau hand mirror, a pair of forged candle lanterns, 2 small bowls, Roseville Clematis and Apple Blossom, a candle box, a stoneware jug with cobalt, and 4 quilts; and miscellaneous items, including several sets of sleigh bells, a collection of scales, including a Fairbanks Feed Scale, badges and medals, a restored brass National Cash Register, Halloween items, a cast iron turkey bank, and a horse weathervane.

Absentee and phone bids for this auction can be submitted using the convenient bidform. Bidders must be pre-registered. First-time NYS tax exempt buyers must complete and submit NYS Resale Certificate ST-120.

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