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BUYING AT AUCTION

Buying Art, Firearms, or Real Estate at auction can be an exciting and rewarding experience.

BIDDING
We welcome you to join us at all of our many varied auctions. Visit our Current Events page to view our upcoming auctions and other events. If you cannot join us live at the auction, we do offer absentee bidding in all auctions as well as phone and Internet bidding in select auctions. Please Contact Us for more information or to register for upcoming auctions.

PAYMENT
We accept cash, Pennsylvania checks, debit cards, Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover. Out of state checks with prior approval only. Please view each auction's details page for more information including buyer's premium rates.

SHIPPING
Absentee, phone and Internet bidders are responsible for the shipping of their items. If you would like a shipping quote prior to an auction, please contact the shipper below. Be sure to include the lot number and/or item name.

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SELLING AT AUCTION

We are interested in a wide variety of antiques, art, and collectibles from antiquities to contemporary pieces. While age is important, there are many factors involved in the desirability of an item including rarity, market interest and provenance.

Please review the following categories for more information, then Contact Us to arrange an evaluation of your items or join us at our Open Appraisal Day.

Ready to Sell?
For a free estimate on items you would like to find out about seling at auction, email us photos and include your name, contact information, location, and as many details as possible about your items including the age, material, provenance, and how many pieces you have.

 

FINE & FOLK ART
Fine Art

Oil paintings, watercolors, prints, drawings, lithographs, sculptures, bronzes, old frames, photographs.

Folk Art

Weathervanes, carvings, portraits, paintings & drawings, Tramp Art, furniture, decoys,
decorated stoneware, Fraktur, interesting & unusual naïve objects.

W. Baum (Am. 1884-1956)
$46,000

Lancaster Trinket Box
$9,000

FURNITURE, LIGHTING & RUGS
Furniture All Periods

Highboys, blanket chests, dressers, tables, chairs, bookcases, china cabinets, buffets,
cupboards, marble tops, wicker, mirrors, dining room & bedroom sets, high quality reproductions.

Mid-Century Modern (1920-1980)

Furniture, decorative arts, lighting, art glass, pottery & porcelain, designer pieces, retro.

Lighting

Table, hanging, hurricane, lanterns, porcelain, floor lamps, chandeliers, glass shades.

Rugs

Antique, semi-antique, and modern. Oriental, Persian, Indian, room-size and small.

Egyptian Revival Mirror
$7,000

Minitaure Chest Cumb. Co.
$7,750

ASIAN & ETHNOGRAPHIC ARTS
Asian Arts

Porcelain & ceramics, ivory, cinnabar, jade, woodblock prints, snuff bottles,
carvings, weapons, cloisonne.

Native American

Pottery, jewelry, rugs, blankets, beadwork, artwork and drawings.

African

Masks, weapons, carvings and figures.

Chinese Snuff Bottle
$15,000

Cinnibar Box on Stand
$5,500

JEWELRY, WATCHES, CLOCKS & SILVER
Jewelry

Gold, silver, diamonds, gemstone, costume, semi-precious stones, all kinds, any condition.

Watches

Pocket watches, wristwatches, travel watches, timepieces.

Clocks

Grandfather, mantle, shelf, wall, wind up and electric clocks.

Sterling & Plate

Tea sets, flatware, vases, silverware, serving pieces, hollowware.

Silver Tea Caddy
$6,000

5.86 Carat
$33,000

POTTERY, PORCELAIN & GLASS
Pottery & Stoneware

Art pottery, figurines, tiles, vases, bowls, crocks, jugs, planters.

Porcelain

Dishes, plaques, figurines, statues.

Glass

Art glass, Early American pattern glass, cut glass, Depression, paperweights.

John Bennet Vases
$9,000

18.5 Inch Cut Glass Vase
$23,000

FIREARMS & MILITARIA
Firearms

All, antique, military, modern, black powder, rifles, revolvers, pistols, muskets,
shotguns, handguns, curios and relics, war trophies, custom, deer rifles,
target rifles, air rifles, foreign military, US military, Colt, Winchester, Smith
and Wesson, Parker, any make or model.

Browning Shotgun 12 Ga.
$1,700

Lehigh Co. Long Rifle
$11,000

Militaria All Eras

Guns, ammunition, knives, swords, edged weapons, uniforms, photographs,
manuals, flags, pouches, holsters, logbooks, diaries, medals, decorations,
ephemera, trench art.

Collection of Civil War Letters
$1,900

S.E. Stilwell Remington
$5,500

Swords & Knives

Hunting knives, pocket knives, gentleman's knives, military knives, collectible
(Randall, Buck, Case, Schrade, Remington), custom made knives, exotic handle
materials and presentation knives and swords. All eras of swords, medieval to modern,
Japanese swords, military swords, civil war swords, fighting knives, bayonets.

Civil War Confederate Sword
$5,000

Short Sword
$1,600

Sporting, Hunting, Fishing

Taxidermy, decoys, equipment, wildlife art & prints, reloading supplies and
equipment, gunsmith tools, books and ephemera, fishing tackle and rods,
hunting and fishing licenses.

Signed Powder Horn
$2,500

Six Decoys
$3,000

BOOKS, DOCUMENTS & EPHEMERA
Books & Documents

Books, autographs, photographs, manuscripts, magazines (pre-1945), postcards,
posters, deeds, ledgers, etc.

Ephemera

Advertising, broadsides, signs, booklets, pamphlets, calendars, etc.

G. Washington Signed Letter
$9,500

W. Churchill Signed Photo
$1,600

TOYS & COIN-OP
Toys & Dolls

Dolls, iron & tin toys, wind-up, children’s items, cars, trucks and other vehicles,
board games, puzzles, penny & mechanical banks, marbles.

Coin-Op, Vending, Drugstore

Coin operated machines, arcade machines, cash registers, juke boxes, drugstore
and soda fountain.

Trains

All gauges, pre- and post-war Lionel, Marx, American Flyer, HO brass
locomotives, rolling stock, accessories.

Lehman Cyclist
$1,300

Lionel Trolley
$2,350

COINS & STAMPS
Coins & Currency

Ancient to modern, US and foreign, gold, silver, commemoratives, mint and proof sets,
medallions, medals, currency including large size and Confederate.

Stamps

Albums, US and foreign, commemoratives.

1840-C $5
$8,000

1996 4 Piece Proof Set
$1,100

OTHER COLLECTIBLES
Fraternal

Masonic, fraternal orders, police, firefighting.

Scientific & Medical

Apothecary, microscopes, telescopes, medical instruments, scales.

Nautical & Transportation

Nautical, scrimshaw, ocean liner, airline, automobile related and gas station, railroad.

Clothing & Textiles

Vintage clothing and accessories, old buttons, old eyeglasses, linens, quilts,
needlepoints and samplers, walking canes.

Other

Sports and baseball items, beer steins, bottles, cameras, Christmas decorations,
writing instruments and fountain pens, Hummels, limited editions, models, musical
instruments, music boxes, promotionals, radios, signs.

Sparton Bluebird Radio
$2,250

Manos Novelty Co. Dipper
$4,500

Real Estate
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Looking for Commercial, Residential, and Agricultural Properties, Land, and Estates.

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