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A Group of Sailor's Souvenirs
4/12/2014 - Americana: Live Salesroom Auction
American, early 20th century. A group of five sailor's souvenirs, including a thirteen star patriotic shield reading L.I. Beckwith 1909-1913 U.S.S. Kansas, a patriotic hand carved folk art picture frame that reads Shanghai China, a British picture frame in the shape of a life preserver that reads H.M.S. Vernon and features a British sailor, and two other life preserver picture frames of the S.S. Republic and S.S. John A. Kling; largest 9.5 x 6.75 in.

Provenance:  
From the Estate of Kenneth Erwin, Portland, Michigan
Sold: $300.00
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Pair of inlaid book boxes.  Largest box with star inlay; ht. 6, wd. 4.25, dp. 1.25 in. and smaller with bird, moon and heart inlay; ht. 5.5, wd. 3, dp. 1.5 in.  > Item Details
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Seam Rubber and Bung Screw in Whalebone
Lot # 551 - Seam Rubber and Bung Screw in Whalebone
American, 19th century. A seam rubber in whalebone and a bung screw with whalebone handle; bung screw lg. 9.5 in.  > Item Details
Gary Birch Hand-Colored Woodcut
Lot # 187 - Gary Birch Hand-Colored Woodcut
Gary Birch (Ohio, born 1946). A hand-colored woodcut with stylized border, the central scene depicting a Native American holding a bow and arrow, in front of him is a spotted dog and a tree filled with colorful birds, the background having a setting sun behind a pair of hills, housed in a grain pain... > Item Details
Composition Candy Containers
Lot # 667 - Composition Candy Containers
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Carved and Painted Sturgeon Decoys, Plus
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Grain-painted Plantation Desk
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Paint Decorated Noah's Ark Toy, Plus
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Whalebone, Baleen and Ivory Sailor's Cane
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Sheraton Maple Work Table
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A Very Fine Gambler's Watch Fob in Whalebone
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<i>Mason</i> Bluewing Teal Duck Decoys
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American, early 20th century. Two carved and painted Bluewing Teal duck decoys attributed to Mason Decoy Factory of Detroit, Michigan, with glass eyes; lg. 12 in. > Item Details
Oscar Peterson Trout Fish Decoy
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American, early 19th century. A carved and painted trout fish decoy attributed to Oscar Peterson (1887-1951) of Cadillac, Michigan, with two lead weights, tin fins and original paint; lg. 7 in. > Item Details
Galena Redware Open Crock
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Carved and Painted Fish Decoys, Plus
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Pressed Glass Oil Lamps of Patriotic Interest
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Union Village Shaker Lift-Top Work Table
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Child's Salmon Painted Cupboard
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