Lovely cobalt blue tumbler, circa 1891, in the early American pattern glass pattern called Kings 500, by King Glass Co. and later the U.S. Glass Co. No cracks or chips, good gold decoration, usually found in crystal, blue is scarce. Measures 3 1/2″ tall, 3″ diameter.
Realized $26.00 10/17/10
Beautiful Bradley & Hubbard B&H brass hanging library oil lamp which has been electrified but can be easily converted back to kerosene, no holes were drilled in the font. This center draft lamp is in excellent condition, all brass has been polished. Comes with 144″ opal glass shade with brass crown and a B&H motor for raising and lowering the lamp from the ceiling, motor works fine, chain connected to ornate brass levelor, with brass smoke bell. No chimney included, use as an electric hanging lamp or convert to oil, would need a wick, wick raiser and flame spreader. Excellent lamp! Measures 36″ from top of motor to the bottom finial.
Realized $214.06 10/17/10
Pictured in Smith’s “Miniature Lamps II” book, figure 176, this lamp has a brass collar which has some splits but is tight on the the lamp. This clear glass stem lamp has no cracks or chips, comes with a good nutmeg burner, 5 1/2″ to top of collar.
Realized $11.40 10/17/10
Pictured in Smith’s “Miniature Lamps” book, figure 103, a clear glass stem lamp with square base, ribbed design. Comes with a good Nutmeg burner, good condition except a chip on the first ring below the font, as shown in photo. Measures about 5″ tall to top of collar.
Realized $18.01 10/17/10
Lovely glass toothpick holder with sterling silver trim on the top and bottom. Top trim has floral decoration and is marked “Frank M. Whiting & Co. Sterling R of S Pat. Pending”. Needs a little polishing, tiny ding on the bottom, 2 7/8″ high, 2 3/8″ diameter.
Realized $8.98 10/30/10
Genuine signed James Avery sterling silver twisted wire bracelet with a hook-on clasp. Marked “Avery Star” on the clasp, excellent used condition, measures 2 1/2″ x 2″ and weighs 9.3 grams.
Wonderful antique pocket watch fob with chain in excellent used condition. The swivel clasp is marked “Bates & Bacon 1/10″, and the back of the clip is marked “Pat’d Sept 22, 03″. The fob consists of 7 rows of alternating rose gold and yellow gold chain with a seal pendant at the bottom. The fob is 5″ long, 3/4″ wide and the watch chain 6″ long. Probably gold filled, real nice antique watch fob with chain.
Realized $24.99 10/19/10
Selling two vintage Caterpillar Cat watch fobs. First is a Caterpillar fob in need of polishing, has been used. The back reads “Gibbs-Cook Equip. Co. Des Moines-Mason City Iowa” and is made by Metal Arts Co., Rock, N.Y. The second fob is a Cat D7E track-type tractor, the back reads “Kearns Machinery Co. in South Dakota”. This fob has a like new leather strap. Nice collectible fobs.
Realized $9.96 12/18/10