Winold Reiss, Great Northern Railroad Calendars, 1946-1958

Winold Reiss, Great Northern Railroad Calendars, 1946-1958

To be sold December 3, 2016---Stamps, Books, Manuscripts and Ephemera

Extensive Letter and Ephemera Archive, Civil War, PA Cavalry 1861-1865

Extensive Letter and Ephemera Archive, Civil War, PA Cavalry 1861-1865

To be sold December 3, 2016---Stamps, Books, Manuscripts and Ephemera

Early American Stamps, from a Large Collection

Early American Stamps, from a Large Collection

To be sold December 3, 2016---Stamps, Books, Manuscripts and Ephemera

Rare Chinese Stamps

Rare Chinese Stamps

To be sold December 3, 2016---Stamps, Books, Manuscripts and Ephemera

1933 Zeppelin Stamp, From a Large Collection of Rare Stamps and Covers

1933 Zeppelin Stamp, From a Large Collection of Rare Stamps and Covers

To be sold December 3, 2016---Stamps, Books, Manuscripts and Ephemera

Charles Wilkes, Narrative of the US Exploring Expedition, 1856

Charles Wilkes, Narrative of the US Exploring Expedition, 1856

To be sold December 3, 2016---Stamps, Books, Manuscripts and Ephemera

Tasha Tudor, illustrated correspondence with Elizabeth Yates

Tasha Tudor, illustrated correspondence with Elizabeth Yates

To be sold December 3, 2016---Stamps, Books, Manuscripts and Ephemera

Tasha Tudor Birthday Card for Elizabeth Yates

Tasha Tudor Birthday Card for Elizabeth Yates

To be sold December 3, 2016---Stamps, Books, Manuscripts and Ephemera

A Kurd Bijar Runner

A Kurd Bijar Runner

To be sold January 2017

1853 Travel Journal. A fascinating tale of a journey to and gold mining in Australia

1853 Travel Journal. A fascinating tale of a journey to and gold mining in Australia

To be sold December 3, 2016---Stamps, Books, Manuscripts and Ephemera

A Large Chinese Ancestor Portrait on Silk

A Large Chinese Ancestor Portrait on Silk

To be sold January 2017

An Exceptional Carved Northwest Coast Box

An Exceptional Carved Northwest Coast Box

To be sold January 2017

Edmund Darch Lewis (1835-1910). "Nebraska Notch, VT"  29 1/2" X 50"

Edmund Darch Lewis (1835-1910). "Nebraska Notch, VT" 29 1/2" X 50"

Sold, September 24, 2016

Important N.H. State House Desk c.1819 made by Porter Blanchard of Concord, N.H

Important N.H. State House Desk c.1819 made by Porter Blanchard of Concord, N.H

Sold, September 24 2016

Vintage Patek Philippe Wrist Watch with 14kt. Gold Band

Vintage Patek Philippe Wrist Watch with 14kt. Gold Band

Sold, September 24 2016

Federal Mahogany Glazed Door Secretary

Federal Mahogany Glazed Door Secretary

Sold, September 24 2016

American Flame Stitch Ladies Purse, New England

American Flame Stitch Ladies Purse, New England

Sold, September 24 2016

Southern American Hepplewhite Inlaid Chest of Drawers

Southern American Hepplewhite Inlaid Chest of Drawers

Sold, September 24 2016

Pennsylvania Paint Decorated Blanket Chest

Pennsylvania Paint Decorated Blanket Chest

Sold, September 24 2016

Red Painted Open Top Cupboard

Red Painted Open Top Cupboard

Sold, September 24 2016

An English or American Early 19th Century Girandole Mirror

An English or American Early 19th Century Girandole Mirror

Sold, September 24 2016.

Saito Kiyoshi, 'Winter in Aizu', color woodblock print

Saito Kiyoshi, 'Winter in Aizu', color woodblock print

Sold, September 24, 2016

Kenneth Stubbs (1907-1967). "Caucus" Oil on board

Kenneth Stubbs (1907-1967). "Caucus" Oil on board

Sold, September 24 2016

Paul Starrett Sample, (1896 - 1974)  View from Bennington, NH

Paul Starrett Sample, (1896 - 1974) View from Bennington, NH

Sold, July 2016

Harry S Thompson, CT (1840-1906)

Harry S Thompson, CT (1840-1906)

Sold, July 2016

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Auction Highlights

imperial jade necklaces sell for $132,000

Imperial Jade Necklaces Top Estate Auction At The Cobbs

Hot stuff sparkled at The Cobbs on July 6, where fine material, mostly from area collections and estates, held sway.

The runaway favorite of the day was a Twentieth Century lot of two 12-inch imperial jade necklaces in a brilliant green with matching gold color clasps inset with jade beads, one of which had a second gold clasp with jade drops that sold for $132,000. Speaking after the sale, auctioneer Charlie Cobb said mildly, "We are not known for our jewelry, but these did really well!" They were estimated at $1/1,500. The necklaces came from a Baltimore area estate and went to the New York trade... Read complete article

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Mt Chocorua from old barn in Conway by Frank Henry Shapleig sold for $9,500

Frank Henry Shapleigh Oil Sells for $9,500 in July Auction

Frank Henry Shapleigh, (1842-1906), New Hampshire. Oil on canvas, Mr. Chocorua.

The oil on canvas painting of a barn scene with a view of a red cape cod house & shed with Mt Chocorua in the background, signed lower right "FH Shapleigh" and on the verso "Mt Chocorua from old barn in Conway by FH Shapleigh", 10" x 16", appears to be original frame.

Provenance: Collection of White Mountain National Bank.

Price Realized: $9,500

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