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Group of Nautical Ephemera
4/12/2014 - Americana: Live Salesroom Auction
An assembled group of nautical ephemera, including a bronze doorstop of a three-masted ship, a Jefferson Island Salt advertising bronze bust on a milk glass stand, a tin lithographed wall pocket of a sailor (used to hold matches), and a brass gimbaled oil lamp with plate for wall mounting. Lamp marked Perko; door stop 9.5 x 11.75 in.

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From the Estate of Kenneth Erwin, Portland, Michigan
Sold: $60.00
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Two Watercolor Portraits by Jacob Maentel
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Amish Crib Quilt
Lot # 370 - Amish Crib Quilt
American. An Amish pieced crib quilt with squares set diagonally, in shades of brown, black, and purple, with a wide brown border and black binding. Backing has a very faint trace of a star logo and words (illegible); 34 x 65.5 in.  > Item Details
A Pair of Pressed Steel Train Cars
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Redware and Stoneware Jars and Jug with Manganese Decoration
Lot # 261 - Redware and Stoneware Jars and Jug with Manganese Decoration
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Sterling Horse Show and Trap Shooting Trophies
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Midwestern Amber Blown Bottle
Lot # 12 - Midwestern Amber Blown Bottle
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Scrimshaw  Whale's Tooth with Woman
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19th Century Cast iron Nutcracker with African Sailor
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Painted Oval Bentwood Pantry Boxes
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Lanier Meaders Face Jug
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Early Masonic Silver Jewel
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