Large On-Site Estate Auction

Bob & Sallie Connelly will conduct an Auction of the Estate of Virginia Bradley on-site at 26 Onondaga Street, Skaneateles, NY 13152-2306 on Saturday, August 8, 2009 at 10:00 am with a preview at 9:00 am. The Bradleys were avid collectors active from the late 1930's through the 1950's. Their house is packed: two auctioneers will be selling at the same time throughout the sale. Come prepared to spend the day! Refreshments available; bring your own chair and boxes.

All of the items in this auction are selling without reserve AS IS (No Refunds, No Returns) at a 13% buyers premium. Photos of selected items are displayed in an AuctionZip Gallery and in the preview below.


In this auction are FURNITURE, including two elaborately carved mahogany Partner's Desks, one by R.J. Horner & Co. with Northwind faces, large gargoyles and claw feet; ACCESSORIES, including a carved ivory eagle head cane with matching umbrella handle, half-plate and quarter-plate Daguerreotypes, quarter-plate Ambrotypes, and Gutta Percha cases;Large On-Site Estate Auction FABRICS AND LINENS, including two French framed wool embroidered pictures, circa 1830, and Whitework, dated 1817; CLOCKS AND WATCHES, including a mahogany Colonial grandfather clock with 5-tube chime, and a Fusee watch, KW & KS by Wm. Williams, Dublin in clam shell Sterling case; STONEWARE, including three Whites of Utica and two Norton crocks; ORIENTAL RUGS, including ten in poor to good condition; ARTWORK, including an oil on canvas Winter Scene by Frank A. Barney (1862-1954) and an oil painting by Fernando A. Carter (1855-1931), dated 1917, in elaborate frame; POTTERY AND GLASSWARE, including Royal Doulton Grantham plates and cups, a Staffordshire tea set, and a Weller Woodcraft squirrel wall pocket; TOYS AND DOLLS, including 19th and early 20th century dolls, Walt Disney marionettes from Alice in Wonderland including Alice, the Mad Hatter and Rabbit, plus Hazelle's Tony, and trains, games, Fork Art toys, and papier mache circus animals; VINTAGE AND CONTEMPORARY TOOLS, including many wooden planes and block planes, yard tools, power and hand tools, and automotive tools; MISCELLANEOUS, including assorted household items and 20-ft pontoons for a party boat; and an AUTOMOBILE: 1991 4-door Oldsmobile Cutlass station wagon.

And selling at 11:15 am, 15 POSTERS, circa 1920-1939, in poor to good condition (see below for brochure).

Additional details, photos and directions are available in the large auction brochure (PDF: 2141 KB), which is also available without photos (153 KB). An additional brochure is available for the Posters, selling at 11:15 am, including the order of sale with photos (494 KB) and without (10 KB).

Absentee and phone bids for this auction can be submitted using the online 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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