FORSYTHES’ LARGE ANTIQUES AUCTION
LABOR DAY, SEPT. 2, 2013, 11:00 A.M.
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Located at the Eastgate Holiday Inn 4501 Eastgate Blvd.
Featuring the 50 year collection of over 200 clocks & music boxes of the late Richard Vallee and music boxes & fine antiques from the estate of Frank Lienesch. Over 300 lots in all.
MUSIC BOXES & MISC.: Regina style 8 – 27 ½” automatic disc changing music box; rare desk form Orchestral interchangeable cylinder music box; Regina 15 ½” upright disc changing music box; Regina 15 ½” disc music box w/cabinet; scarce Regina 20 ¾” disc music box; fine Reginaphone 15 ½” disc serpentine music box; Mermond Freres 14 ¾” interchangeable cylinder music box w/table; Mira 12” disc music box; serpentine Regina 15 ½” disc music box; Regina 15 ½” disc music box w/stand; Britannia 9” disc music box; roller organs; singing bird in cage; Imperator musical Christmas tree stand; Swiss 11” & 13” cylinder music boxes; harp harmonica piccolo zither 13” cylinder music box; early keywind 10 ½” cylinder music box; Regina disc cabinets; other Regina music boxes; several Reuge music boxes; etc.
OVER 200 FINE CLOCKS: Tall Case Clocks including Herschede 5-tube grandfather clock; Ithaca cherry grandfather clock; carved German grandfather clock; Wall Clocks including Seth Thomas #3 Regulator; Seth Thomas #1 Regulator; electric Jeweler’s Regulator; New Haven inlaid Rosewood Regulator; Ingraham Dew Drop; Lovell calendar; Waterbury Regulator; New Haven drop octagon; Ansonia jeweler’s Santa Fe Regulator; Seth Thomas world jeweler’s; Seth Thomas weight driven standard Regulator; early New England banjo; J.Bigelow mirrored wall clock; Welsh hanging Regulator; Frany Girols Vienna Regulator; Sessions crescent #15 calendar; etc.; Ogees includes a wide variety of styles and scarce makers such as large Charles Stratton; unusual Smith & Bros.; Chauncey Jerome; J.J. Beals & Co. Seth Thomas; Birge, Mallory & Co.; J.C. Brown; Birge & Fuller; Eli Terry; Harris & Wilcox; Sporry & Shaw; Forestville; Elisha Hotchkiss; Hills, Goodrich & Co.; G.H. Clarke; E.C. Brewster; Atkins & Porter; Silas Hoadley; D.S. Crosby; Wightman & Sperry; Richard Ward; unusual Waterbury; Terhune & Edwards; Clark Gilbert & Co.; Cleveland; etc.; miniature Ogees including Smith & Goodrich, Terry; S. Hoadley, New Haven, Henry Terry, Hiram Welto, F.C. Andrews,W.S. Johnson, H. Welton, W.H. Johnson. Steeple Clocks including J.C. Brown; Chauncey Jerome; Ansonia; unusual Cross-Cut steeple; W. Andrews; Waterbury; Terhune & Edwards; Batalha; etc.; Early Shelf Clocks including E.C. Brewster Beehive; H. Welsh triple decker; W.M.S. Johnson gothic; Chauncey Jerome square column; Seth Thomas parlor calendar; Seth Thomas pillar & scroll; Ives triple decker w/wagon spring movement; John Birge & Co. triple decker; Birge & Fuller triple decker; Welton hollow column; Birge, Beck & Co. triple decker; Jerome, Gilbert, Grant & Co. quarter column; etc.; Victorian Mantle & Kitchen Clocks including scarce versions such as F. Kroeber; New Haven Elbee Waterbury calendar; New Haven Indus; Ansonia American; Waterbury; Seth Thomas w/nice tablet; fine walnut w/Minerva head; New Haven calendar; scarce weight driven Indus; Waterbury weight driven; Ansonia King; Seth Thomas oak Regulator; other unusual Victorian mantle clocks; Other Clocks including fine Seth Thomas #4 Fashion Ithaca double dial calendar; coin-op trade stimulator clocks; New Haven Brennus figural; Herschede Tambours; Waterbury Cherbourg crystal Regulator; other crystal Regulators; Ansonia LaSeine Royal Bonn; three Lecoultre Atmos clocks; Ansonia Jumper clocks; unusual Black Forest shelf clock; fine Black Forest wall clock; miniature Vienna Regulator w/music box; British picture frame clock; plus many other clocks not listed.
POCKET WATCHES: W.E. Huguenin 14K gold pocket watch; Gustave Dubois keywind; 18th Century London paired case; American Waltham; Worcester ladies’ watches; etc.
PHONOGRAPHS: Edison amberola cylinder phonograph w/stand; Hayes, Middlesex gramophone w/horn; Columbia grafonola table top; Columbia graphophone cylinder phonograph; several Edison cylinder records; etc.
ANTIQUE FURNITURE: Late 19th Century Vernis Martin curio cabinet; late 19th Century Vernis Martin desk; large French marble top sideboard; French style curved glass curio cabinet; table form vitrines; several music cabinets; etc.
STERLING SILVER: Over 20 lots including 85 piece Queens Lace flatware set by International; 82 piece Louis IV flatware set by Towle; 3-piece tea set; etc.
MISC.: Adrien Gaudez French bronze sculpture of Mozart; fine painted silk & MOP courting fan; Toonerville trolley windup toy; Rookwood pottery; Hummels; lot of over 250 postcards; lot of over 100 early photographs; plus much, much more.
AUCTIONEERS’ NOTE: We are honored to have been chosen by Mrs. Vallee to disburse this wonderful collection of music boxes and clocks that her late husband Richard traveled many miles to satisfy his passion of collecting clocks and mechanical music. The items from the Frank Lienesch estate includes music boxes from the private collection of the late George Theders.
TERMS & CONDITIONS: Cash, check, Visa & MasterCard w/proper ID. 18% Buyers Premium.
PREVIEW: Sunday, Sept. 1, 5:00 P.M. to 7:30 P.M.
Monday, Sept.2, 9:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M.
FORSYTHES’ AUCTIONS, LLC
DAVE FORSYTHE, AUCTIONEER
FRANK FORSYTHE, AUCTIONEER
937-377-3700 OR 513-791-2323
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