ABSENTEE & LIVE

Huge Storage

Unreserved Public Estate Auction

Sunday, Dec. 6 at 10:00 a.m.

At Foster’s Auction Gallery, 811 U.S. Rt. 1, Newcastle, Me.


Preview & to leave bids on Weds., Dec. 2 through Sat., Dec. 5, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. ea. day & morning of sale 8:00 to 9:45. Hope to see you there! Auctioneer’s note: This sale consists of one single estate, which includes 9 huge, full, storage units, plus a large home and out buildings. All being liquidated unreserved & everything must go. There are so many items, some being sold in large lots and we are still unpacking and finding things. Please plan to join us or leave bids for our last sale this year. Thank you to our patrons! Have safe & happy holidays. Bob.

Covid 19 Maine State Guidelines will be upheld as follows: Masks are required at all times while in the building & where social distancing measures are hard to maintain outside. We are adhering to 6’ distancing and only 50 seats & people allowed in the building at anytime during the auction or preview. Given the above requirements we are strongly encouraging absentee bids & have extended our viewing times to allow people to come in & leave bids, which we will bid competitively on your behalf. We have only 50 seats available inside & reservations are necessary. Please be kind to others & only reserve if you plan on bidding. We will have 50 seats available outside, under the tent, if you wish to wait & bid when items you are interested in come up for sale. We know times have changed & we want to continue to offer live auctions to everyone. In order to do that we must adhere to Maine State guidelines & requirements. We ask that you help us by being kind & protect yourself & others. Sale to inc.:

EARLY FURNITURE INC.: Ant. early 17th cent. coffer, Approx. 25 ant. carv. & ptd. Afghanistan tea tables, Dbl. door Persian cabinet, 3 red ptd. & dec. Persian cupboards, Early ant. Italian paint dec. 2 dwr. commode, Hugh ant. storage chest w/carv. front, Ant. mahg. Sheraton 2 dwr. stand & more.

VICTORIAN FURNITURE: Rd. oak tbl. w/pressed back chrs., Walnut whatnot shelves, Wash stand, Oak sideboard, Vic. rockers, Ant. trunk, 4 dwr. cottage bureau & more.

GREAT SELECTION OF VINTAGE & USED FURNITURE ETC. INC.: Thomasville dining set, Sofa, 2 leather Lane recliners, Bureaus, Stands, Assort chrs., 2 cedar chests, Bench made 8’ bookcase, Chippendale style drop-leaf tbl., Maddox cherry Gov. Winthrop desk, Paneled door cupboards, Assort. curio cabinets, Mahg. china cabinets, Sheraton settee, 4 uph. chairs, 1950’s mahg. sofa tbl. w/fold top, Candle stands, 4 uph. dining room chrs., Open top corner cabinet, Metal wine rack, Pr. of French style open armchrs., Bookcases, Shelving, Broken arch top mahg. highboy, Nice selection of mirrors, Uph. open armchrs., Pine gun cabinet, Tile top vint. wh. ptd. kitchen island, Japanned Oriental breakfront china cabinet, Contemp. Orient. panels inc. m.o.p. stone carv. etc., Vint. camel footstool, Set 4 Orient. nesting stands, Vint. flip top card tbl., Mod. Baker’s rack and more.

ACCESSORIES: Collection of wooden carved & ptd. Santos figurines etc., Shore bird carvings, Haitian wood carv. panel, Ant. copper fleur de lis arch. pc., Assort. brassware, Canes & walking stick, Folk art carvings, Cloisonné,
Enamel on copper Holland nut set w/fish designs, Bird cage, Binoculars & camera, Blue glass tiebacks & doorknobs, Wall pewter rack, Collec. of wooden boxes, Old photos & much more.

PAINTINGS : Unframed portrait of man w/glasses, Ant. landscape w/cows & fancy frame, 2 John W.L. Forster 1850-1938 ptgs. inc. Portrait of young boy and a landscape, Early unframed ptg. of man w/wine & jug, Bessie T. Cram 1875-1966 oil of beach dunes & other artwork, Box of Oriental pics. inc. ptgs. on rice paper & more.

PRINTS: Sgn. Jap. woodblock prints, Decorative prints, Box of ant. etchings, Stanley Woodward print, Boxes of frames & assorted print

SILVER: Sterling, S.p. flatware etc.

COINS: U.S. & foreign coins & paper money.

JEWERLY: 10k & 14k rings, 2 sets of fine pearls, Sterling jewelry, Costume jewelry, Lg. collec. of tribal nickel silver with lapis jewelry etc., Box of medals, Lg. amber necklace.

LG. COLLEC. GLASS & CHINA: Collec. of porcelain hair receivers, Assorted china sets, Collec. of porc. ginger jars, Snow baby collection, Ant. bowl & pitcher sets, Huge collec. of Oriental china & porcelain, Assort. glass inc.:colored, etched, pattern glass, crystal etc. inc. Waterford decanter & other fine crystal, Oriental figurines, Collecs. of: angels/cats/rabbits, Collec. Oriental porc. vases etc., 3 floral & porcelain gilt ewers, Porc. planters, Nice Nippon vase, China sets, Oriental teasets, Collec. of perfume bottles, Hd. ptd. china.

OTHER ITEMS OF INTERST: Ant. carv. Persian doors, Over 100 vint. & ant. carved & ptd. wooden tribal masks, 2 antiquities inc. broken pottery pot & brass vessel, Oars, Pot buoys, Wooden skis, Golf clubs, Lg. collec. of Heritage Village Christmas houses etc., Lots of Christmas ornaments & decorations, 2 vint. figural gas lighters.

LAMPS: Chandeliers, Assorted tbl. lamps inc. Oriental, Assort. lamp shades & lamp parts, Footed brass oil lamps, Floor lamps.

CLOCKS INC.: Ant. oak gingerbread clock, Vint. mahg. mantel clock, Mod. wall regulators.

RUGS INC.: Orientals, Kelims, Machine made etc.

TOOLS: Lg. wooden utility cart on wheels, Lg. new picture window, Saw horses, Chop saw, Tool box w/assort. tools, Cased power hand tools, 2 boxes of vint. stainless steel operating tools, Coin Master metal detector.

WEAPONS: 4 ant. m.o.p. Persian flintlock muskets, Ant. powder flask, Sm. Indian ax head.

TEXTILES: Quilts, Linens, Clothing, Bedding, Curtains etc., Kelim pillows, Military hats, Pillows etc.

CHILDREN’S: Collec. of boxed Britain toy soldiers etc., Approx. 30 assorted model cars etc., Lionel train set, Lg. collec. of contemp. dolls, Collec. of Internat’l. dolls, Collec. lead toy soldiers, Vint. toy cars, Toy Chupp “Rotor-Flyer”, Pond model, Jason mod. 519 Bushnell telescope, Mod. Teddy bear collection.


Turn your unwanted gold & silver into cash. GOLD & SILVER WANTED Please call for appointment.

We are one of the largest, top paying buyers in the State of Maine, for gold, silver & bullion etc. Buying Gold: U.S. & foreign coins, ingots & bars, dental gold, all 10k-14k & 18k gold, class rings, wedding bands, necklaces, bracelets, pocket & wrist watches, any broken gold jewelry, platinum etc. Buying Silver: Sterling items any condition, ster. flatware, jewelry, vases, bowls, c/sticks, ingots, bars, rounds, silver eagles etc. Buying coins & paper currency: silver dollars, pre 1964 silv. halves-quarters & dimes. 40 years experience buying coins & precious metals. Get our price before selling. Free gold testing.







TERMS:Cash or approved check. Everything sold as is. A buyer’s premium of 15% will be applied to all purchases, payable by the buyer, as part of the purchase price. We accept Visa, Master & Discover Card.

ROBERT L. FOSTER

AUCTIONEER & APPRAISER-LIC. NO. AUC 157

811 U.S. Rt. l, P.O. Box 203, Newcastle, Maine 04553 Auction Gallery 207-563-8110

Fax us at 207-563-6590, E-mail: RFoster@tidewater.net Auction Zip I.D. #2448

Licensed, Bonded & Insured. Established in Newcastle since 1953

Member of Me.Auctioneer’s Association & Maine Antique Dealer’s Assoc.