We are truly honored to have been chosen to offer the country estate of Merton & Margaret Coleman and daughter Carolin, late of Williamsville Vermont. The Coleman’s were true Vermonters, thrifty and frugal never throwing anything away as this exciting auction will attest to. Please note that proceeds from this estate will be donated to the Windham County Historical Society. Carefully selected compatible additions will assure you of a perfect Vermont country auction that is not to be missed. Please check our website for photos and other details. Exhibition is from noon ‘til five Friday and at 8:30am Saturday. Many outside early bird “Farm Stuff” so dress warmly……This is undoubtedly one of the better country auction that we have had the pleasure of selling. Don’t miss this auction …………………

There is an astounding early 19th century 64 drawer pine stepback apothecary w/graduated drawers—Late 18th century circular tavern table w/triangular base- A wonderful 19th century pine drop leaf harvest table on turned legs—Early American maple tavern table on stretcher base—There are two early Sheraton kitchen work tables, one butternut—A large double door pine pantry cupboard and a just nice pine stepback cupboard A sweet little single door jelly cupboard and a really special chimney cupboard in red wash—-Country butter churn in blue paint— Wonderful late 18th century Philadelphia Highboy top–Period Pa. Chippendale slant lid desk—Pa. Chippendale poplar blanket box; a large late 18th century Vermont blanket box in orig. red wash; step-out lift top blanket chest and other early blanket boxes—Absolutely the best oak dentist cabinet w/deep raised panels, multi-drawers, original stenciled glass etc., etc. and a lot dental/doctor tools—A gorgeous crotched mahogany chest w/top trinket boxes—A pretty crotched mahogany one drawer drop leaf lamp table and another w/two drawers—A large choice of antique chairs including a wonderful Shaker ladderback rocker w/arms; Windsor plank seats; country kitchen chairs; oak firehouse chair and many more—A nice oak three section Barrister bookcase—A nicely carved chestnut chest w/mirror and matching carved bedstead—A rare mid 19th century butlers cabinet w/four bottom drawers—Pretty quarter sawn oak two drawer commode—-Two early candle stands—Victorian oak parlor table—Fancy carved Victorian library table w/drawer—Tall 19th century pine corner cupboard and a gorgeous late 18th century Continental paint decorated corner cupboard—Lots more yet to pull out of the attic & barn come look……Other country items include a most beautiful Regency mahogany three drawer cutlery box—A large brass candy makers bucket and other candy pails—There is a massive collection of late 18th and early 19th century cooking implements, (Ya really hafta look at this)—A large selection of wooden & treen kitchen items–An extra special “Newel Post” hand water pump in original green paint-Small collection of old bottles—Several antique oil lamps and lanterns–Large covered clay roaster and other great clay cooking items-A wonderful graduated set of four stone mortar & pestles—Many stoneware jugs; crocks; tubs etc. in various forms & sizes—Spinning wheels, flax wheels, yarn winders—Box of old buttons and sewing notions—Several antique Oriental and other area rugs/ carpets—Several antique quilts; fancy work; fabrics etc. and oh so much more..There is a huge selection of antique china and glass from the pantry including many fine bone china demitasse by various makers—a large service of extra pretty Limoges dinnerware expressly for “W.J.Alexander Troy NY”—Pretty Limoges pitcher &wash basin–set of twelve Sandwich cup plates–Very special set of ten Bohemian hand painted fruit plates-Large set of fine crystal stems Set of fine porcelain egg cups—Chelsea Sprig tea pot–Quantity antique clear glass table items—Lots of great pottery pieces–Ironstone platters; tureens; bowls etc….There is a great selection of artwork including several oil paintings by local artists—A stunning engraving of George Washington in original frame—A large engraving “Delegation Independence”—Historical photo “Vanderslip Morse” and others—Currier & Ives “A Choice Bouquet” and much more art–Several antique mirrors and fancy frames–Lot of old postcards and asst. books–From the Barn (Earlybird outside) comes a wonderful large cast iron scalding cauldron; a very nice large cast iron footed fire kettle, and other early cast iron A great “Victor” corn chopper dated 1876—An early 19th century drag harrow w/blacksmith forged iron tines-Large primitive wheat threshing mill in original old blue paint—Peddling sythe sharpening stone–Great four compartment grain storage chest–Two great wooden wheel barrows in orig. wash–A diminutive child size wheel barrow in old blue—Large platform scales and several counter top scales—Wooden crank washing machine—A large quantity advertising crates and boxes–Nice country wood box—Several hand boxes in various sizes/ shapes—Wooden sap buckets—Harness makers vise—Large asst. of antique and newer tools including a wonderful molding plane with all blades—Many drills; beam borer; wood chisels; augers; log tongs; and everything imaginable (ya really better check this out)—Nice large carpenters tool chest w/interior compartments—Seven drawer tool cabinet—Several ladders more ***Special Interest there is a wonderful two seat horse drawn carriage***


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