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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Gun, Toys, Cowboys & Indians

Bob and Sallie Connelly will hold an Auction of Guns, Toys and Related Items at the Showplace in Binghamton, NY on Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 11:00 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.



Included in this auction are guns, including pistols, rifles, revolvers, powder horns, vintage bullets and cartridges, and accessories, toys, including trains -- Lionel, Highflier, HO -- and accessories, tin soldiers, molds, trucks and other vehicles, and cowboys & indians, including molds to make lead cowboys and Indians and plaster and carved Indian busts. Also included are a number of un-cataloged items.

Additional details, photos, and directions are available in the auction brochure (PDF: 276KB)

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.

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Heritage Self Storage Auction

Bob & Sallie Connelly will conduct an auction of the contents of 13 self storage units on-site at Heritage Self Storage, 301 Glendale Drive, Endicott, NY 13760 on Thursday, October 18, 2012 at  6:00 pm, with a preview at 5:00 pm.

All payments will be made to Heritage Self Storage by cash, check or charge.  Photo ID required to bid. Sales Tax due unless Exempt Certificate provided.  No one allowed inside the units until after purchase and payment.  All items will be sold AS IS, no refunds, no returns

See the Auction Listing for details and a partial listing of contents.

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See the Photo Gallery for pictures of all thirteen units in the auction.  (N.B. By auction time, the number of units may change if more defaults occur or are cured.)

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2 On-Site Real Estate Auctions

Bob & Sallie Connelly will conduct two On-Site Real Estate Auctions at noon and a Personal Property Auction at 10:00 am on Saturday, September 22, 2012, with an Open House on Saturday, September 15 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm. The properties are located at 118 Fairview Avenue, Dubois, PA 15801 and across the street at 120 E Weber Avenue. The auctions will be conducted by Connelly Realty, Robert J. Connelly, Auctioneer #AU-002261. All of the items 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 AuctionZip Galleries for 118 Fairview Avenue and 120 E Weber Avenue.




The Real Estate at 118 Fairview Avenue consists of a two-story brick house on a brick and laid stone foundation with a poured concrete floor and walkup attic, a two-car garage, with fireplace, storage extension and full basement, a gazebo, two barn-shaped outbuildings, and a partially finished green house with fiberglass roof and concrete floor, all on three lots comprising 0.57 acres. One lot has been landscaped with a pond, waterfall and covered bridge!

The house has a walkout basement containing a half bath and a laundry room with new Samsung washer and dryer.  It's heated by a gas-fired hot water system and has a three-year old roof, replacement windows and storm doors, a partially updated electrical system, and a hard wired alarm and fire system.

The first floor of the house features beam ceilings and natural woodwork and has a living room with built-in bookcases and fireplace; dining room in Mission Arts & Crafts style; kitchen with major brand range, refrigerator, dishwasher, and combination wall microwave and oven; half bath with closet; and an enclosed and heated sun porch.

The second floor has three bedrooms, one with closets, one with built-in cabinets and bookcases and an attached sitting room.  There is a recently updated ceramic tile bathroom with shower and tub, and a dressing room with sink and walk-in closet.

The family wants to sell and has set the minimum selling price and opening bid at just $50,000.

The Real Estate at 120 E Weber Avenue includes a two-story house which has been extensively remodeled with a few rooms still needing trim, a two-car concrete block garage, and a wooden outbuilding. The house has modern replacement aluminum storm windows, doors and screens and has a freshly painted stucco exterior. Much of the plumbing, the electrical breakers and some gutters and leaders are new. The house and garage have new roofs. The house has a laid block foundation with concrete floor, a walkout basement and root cellar. It has been insulated throughout and is heated by a new gas-fired hot water system with a separate insulated hot water heater. The garage has insulated rafters, a poured concrete floor, walkup loft, electric service, an LP heater and an automatic door opener on one bay. There is a concrete driveway accessible from both Weber and Fairview Avenues.

The first floor of the house includes a large entrance parlor, living room, dining room, kitchen, laundry room and half bath. The kitchen has a tile floor, halogen lighting, new cabinets, a granite island and counter tops, gas stove, dishwasher, and a stainless steel sink with new fixtures. The second floor has four bedrooms, one with a large walk-in closet, and a bathroom with double granite sinks, tile floor and a large remodeled walk-in shower.

The family is very interested in selling and has set the minimum price and opening bid at only $35,000.

The Personal Property Auction at 10:00 am consists of appliances, including a Samsung washer, Roper gas dryer, Shark cleaner and two paper shredders; furniture, including a large sofa, love seat, mirrors, large display cabinets, bookcases and children's chairs; Native American items, including souvenirs, signed prints, and a large dream catcher, and miscellaneous, including an E.M. Neill violin, a Model T toy car with 5 hp motor, 500 books, and assorted cookware, linens and lamps.

Additional details, photos, and directions are available in the auction brochure (PDF: 774KB) and in a slim version (135KB) without photos.

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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