FORSYTHES’ LARGE ANTIQUE AUCTION
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 10 TH, 11:00 A.M.
Located at the Starlite Ballroom, Ext. 72 ( Kellogg Ave. West) off I-275, take a quick left on Waits and then a left to 5994 Linneman Street.
LARGE COLLECTION OF PAPER ITEMS INCLUDING EARLY PHOTOGRAPHS, BOOKS, POSTCARDS, COMIC BOOKS, AND EPHEMERA OF ALL SORTS, COINS, JEWELRY, POCKET WATCHES, STERLING SILVER, STAMPS, ADVERTISING ITEMS, CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS, ETC.
POSTCARDS, PHOTOGRAPHS, BOOKS, PAPER ITEMS, ETC.: Many unpicked POSTCARDS including over 100 early military including several real photo soldiers, etc.; over 100 early fire stations and firemen; several of ships; many early Michigan town views; over 100 Cincinnati including flood, real photos, Hamilton, Harrison; Northern Kentucky; Springfield; Dayton; etc.; also postcard albums. Many PHOTOGRAPHS including several early cabinet cards; many CDVs; tintypes; photo album of cowboys and western life; other early photo albums; 100s of early glass MAGIC LANTERN SLIDES; 100s of great BOOKS including 1808 Life of Washington, First Edition; 1910 The American Stage of Today; 1930 Simon Kenton, First Edition; many books on military, civil war, western life, photography, political; etc. COMIC BOOKS over 200 including 1960’s including Superman, Aquaman, Batman, Gunsmoke, etc.; plus over 200 1980’s/90’s including Spiderman, Batman, etc.; early TRADE CARDS; 1937 Inaugural Program; many brochures; pamphlets; etc.; many MAGAZINES including 1920’s; over 75 early 1900’s London Times Newspapers; old 1930’s and 1940’s gasoline MAPS; and other ephemera of all sorts; 100s of items, most selling in lots from this great collection.
ADVERTISING AND COUNTRY STORE ITEMS: 20” Chevrolet Time neon clock by Lackner; 1950’s brown Coca-Cola clock; 1960’s Pepsi-Cola clock; Anheuser-Busch light up counter top clock; Hudepohl beer light up clock; early 27” Gulf gasoline thermometer; large 46 X 72 porcelain double sided King Edward’s Cigar sign; Overland Motor Car sign; four early Tadellos Brewing Co. beer glasses; Burger, Moerlein, Budweiser, and Wiedemann beer glasses; early advertising shot glasses; old I.W. Harper saloon bottle; Patuxent Oyster can; several small advertising tins including Bulldog Cut Plug; Maryland Club; Lucky Strike; etc.; walnut two drawer spool cabinet; small oak showcase; early Schriever Brewery box; other advertising and country store items.
COINS AND MISC.: GOLD COINS including 1901 $10; 1914 $2 ½ Indian; 1856 $1; Mexican 2 ½ Pesos; Beliz $100; Bahamas $100; etc. Over 250 SILVER DOLLARS including high grade complete set of peace dollars 1921 thru 1935; at least one of every year of Morgan Dollars 1878 to 1904, grading v.g. to MS65 - dates to mention - 1878 CC; 1879 CC; 1884 S; 1894 O; 1894 S; two 1895 O; 1901 P; 1903 S; 1941, 1942, 1946, 1948 unc. five coin sets; BU rolls of Franklin halves; Franklin halves filled album; Roosevelt dime album; Jefferson nickel album; other filled coin album; several walking Liberty halves; large cents; Indian Head pennies; 2¢ ; 3¢ ; ½ dimes; quarters; etc.; 100s of foreign coins of all sorts including proof sets; paper money; 100s of tokens, medals, and similar items; 100s of coins with many coins not listed.
POCKET WATCHES: Over 30 including 14K ladies blue enamel with gold chain; Waltham 18s coin silver case; Hamilton 17 jewel with swing out movement; Elgin 18s coin silver hunting case; Hampden 18s; Waltham 16s with hunting case; Illinois 16s 17J; etc.
STAMPS: Collection of stamps including large Comprehensive World Stamp Album; large Deutshes Reich 1872 to 1923 partially filled album; large album of foreign stamps; large World Wide stamp album; partially filled; First Day cover book; 1973 thru 1977 mint sets; plus many others not listed.
ANTIQUE JEWELRY: 14k white gold 17 diamond dinner ring with approx. ¾ Ct. total weight; 14K white gold 8 diamond pear shape pendant with approx. 1 Ct. total weight; men’s 10K yellow gold diamond solitaire ring approx. .60 Ct. diamond; several 14K and 10K gold rings; several pieces of sterling jewelry; Victorian jewelry; 18K ladies wrist watch; several pieces of costume jewelry; plus much, much more.
AMERICAN INDIAN & WESTERN JEWELRY: Fancy cuff bracelets; Zuni pendant and pin; several turquoise pieces; silver and turquoise belt; several bracelets, pins, etc.
STERLING SILVER: 100s of items including bowls; trays; compotes; candlesticks; miscellaneous flatware including large serving pieces; several souvenir spoons including 1893 Expo, States; etc.
COLLECTIBLES AND MISC.: Many old CHIRSTMAS ORNAMENTS including large Santa face; boat; Santa in chimney, dog; show; owl; fish; birds; fruit; teapots; early spun ornaments; many other early old ornaments; early feather tree; two unusual extending candlestick telephones; over 50 old POCKET KNIVES; Cincinnati Home Guard and Secret Service badges; beaded and mesh ladies purses; old set of salesman’s sample pens; nice Columbia Grafonola table phonograph; very large collection of 1000s of antique BUTTONS; old metal TOYS including Doepke grader; POLITICAL ITEMS including 1884 Blaine & Logan political ribbon; other political pins; etc.; several antique hand FANS; several pictures and frames; several pieces of miscellaneous china and glassware; military medals; several bronze medals and medallions including Lincoln, Taylor, Kennedy, Wright Brothers, etc.; plus many, many other collectibles not listed.
AUCTIONEERS’ NOTE: This is just a brief listing of a large auction which includes a huge collection of ephemera and other items from a wonderful estate. There will be many surprises as we are still unpacking. Two auction rings most of the day. Coins beginning at 12:00 Noon. No Internet Bidding.
Terms & Conditions: Cash, Check, Visa & MasterCard w/proper ID. 13% Buyers Premium, 3% discount for cash or checks.
PREVIEW: Sunday, December 10 th – 9:00 A.M.