Mid-Winter Auction

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Personal property from the Home of Geraldine “Gerry” Shelton, Woodstock, VA, plus others.

Began: 01/11/20 at 9:00 AM EST
Location: High Street Galleries, 116-A North High Street, Edinburg, VA 22824

Laughlin Auctions

Mid-Winter Auction

High Street Galleries

116-A North High Street

Edinburg, Virginia

Saturday, January 11th, 2020, at 9:00 a.m.

Preview – Friday, January 10th – 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Snow Date – Saturday, January 18th, 2020, at 9:00 a.m.

Personal property from the Home of Geraldine “Gerry” Shelton, Woodstock, VA, plus others.

DIRECTIONS: I-81 Exit 279 at Edinburg, VA. East on Stony Creek Blvd., cross RR track, left on Printz, right on Piccadilly, left on High Street, 2 ½ blocks to large parking lot on left.

MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS: Pre-War Gibson F-4 mandolin in original case; Gibson 6 string acoustic guitar in case; selection of other string instruments; Steinway & Sons, New York, “Baby Grand” piano with original Dec. 22, 1928 sales receipt.

STERLING SILVER: Exceptional set of sterling flatware, service for 12 plus extras; 25+ pcs. of sterling hollow ware including bowls, trays, mint dishes, creamers & sugars, candlesticks & other; approximately 125 pcs. of “mixed” sterling flatware of various patterns; selection of coin silver.

GOLD COINS: 15 gold coins including 2- $20, 6- $10, 3- $5, 1- $2 ½, 1- $1; several “gold coin sets”; several gold foreign coins. (Please see gold coin catalog on this website). Offered at 9:00 a.m.

STERLING COINS & INGOTS: 1843 Seated Liberty Dollar; 1878 Carson City Dollar; 1880-S Morgan Dollar; Morgan & Peace Dollars; Walking Liberty ½’s; silver quarters; Large Cents; selection of other silver coins; 15- solid silver ingots & bars. (Please see silver coin catalog on this website) Offered at approximately 9:15 after gold coins.

GOLD & SILVER JEWELRY: Approximately 100 lots of 14K, 10K & sterling jewelry including bracelets, necklaces, rings, watches, broaches & other. ALSO, several pocket watches. (Jewelry offered after coins)

ATLANTIC GASOLINE & ADVERTISING: Large Quicksburg, VA, private collection of Atlantic memorabilia including gas pump, complete; dual sided porcelain signs; gas & oil cans; lighted globe; glass oil jars; hundreds of Atlantic “smalls”; ALSO – lighted Chevrolet clock; Mail Pouch thermometer; Coca Cola & Pepsi signs; Coca Cola & Pepsi coolers; Royal Crown, 7-Up, Canada Dry signs (some new-old stock); parking meter; large selection of gasoline & automobile related advertising. (Offered after jewelry).

RAILROAD MEMORABILIA: Approximately 40+ lots of railroad memorabilia from a private Harrisonburg, VA, collection including porcelain Railway Express Agency sign; glass Missouri Pacific Lines sign; other Missouri Pacific Lines items; Santa Fe porcelain sign; switch lantern; several RR lanterns; large selection of other RR related memorabilia. (Offered after advertising)

FURNITURE: Fauquier Co., VA, painted 12 tin pie safe w/ dovetailed gallery, 3 drawers over 4 doors (1 drawer missing); painted 2 door bucket bench; walnut 2 drawer stand w/ turned legs; several single drawer stands w/ turned legs; walnut Fauquier Co., VA, 2 piece pewter cupboard, open fluted column top, base w/ 3 drawers over 2 doors, fluted columns, bracket feet; walnut inlaid tapered leg stand; early painted Shenandoah Co., VA, child’s armed rocker; walnut Hepplewhite inlaid 4 drawer chest; walnut tapered leg farm table w/ drawer; “Stick” rocker; walnut piano stool; set of 6 paint decorated plank bottom chairs; mixed wood 6 tin pie safe w/ 2 top drawers; yellow pine “blind” single door corner cupboard; set of 4 paint decorated plank bottom chairs; 3- walnut dropleaf tables; mixed wood 2 pc. step back cupboard; several wash stands; set of 6 Chippendale style clawfoot dining chairs; walnut inlaid side board w/ tapered legs; walnut slant front desk; mahogany dressing table w/ ball & claw feet; Henkel-Harris mahogany “game” table w/ string & ball flower inlay; several tilt top tea tables; Henkel-Harris mahogany coffee table; mahogany 2 pc. “High Boy” w/ ball & claw feet, broken arch top; Suters queen size mahogany “Tester” bed; pair of French 2 drawer stands w/ applied ormolu; Empire 2 drawer sewing stand; great selection of other stands & tables; matching brown leather sofa and love seat; pair of blue leather wing back recliners; great selection of upholstered furniture; 35+ other pcs. of furniture not listed.

CLOCK COLLECTION: 15+ clocks including mahogany inlaid tall case clock, 88”, hand painted dial, signed J. N. Douglas, Dumbarton; French figural mantel clock w/ porcelain dial, cloisonné & brass case; selection of other figural mantel clocks; “Steeple” clock; several wall clocks including Seth Thomas & other; nice selection of other clocks not listed.

GLASSWARE: Cranberry castor set; selection of cranberry opalescent art glass; emerald cut-to-clear; selection of mantel lusters; set of 8 porcelain “Fish” plates w/ matching platter, Limoges; selection of other glass & porcelain.

ORIENTAL RUGS: 15+ oriental rugs & runners 9’ x 12’ – 2 ½’ x 3 (Please visit this website for photos).

FRAMED ART: 15+ oils on canvas, some signed, including still life, landscapes & other (Please visit this website for photos – MORE photos to be added).

VALLEY POTTERY: 40+ pcs. of Shenandoah Valley pottery including 6 gallon ovoid w/ blue; signed 8 gallon w/ blue, lug handles; 4- pcs. of multi-glaze; selection of redware; great selection of signed & decorated stoneware including Sol. Bell, W. H. Lehew, J. Eberly, S. H. Sonner & others (Offered by catalog at 11:00 a.m. – Please watch this website for catalog).

SMALLS:  Miniature 3 drawer chest; great selection of Shenandoah Community Workers, Bird Haven; selection of cast iron; butter molds & treenware; cylinder butter churn; several quilts; Clarks ONT spool cabinet; great selection of early bottles; several wall and mantel clocks; Halloween smalls; L.E. Savage’s Sons, Winc., VA, 1 gallon jug; Longaberger baskets; great selection of early splint & rod baskets; selection of painted toleware; No. 9 Griswold skillet w/ lid; selection of banks; (Please watch this website for additional listing & photos of “smalls).

LOCAL BOOKS & EPHENERA:  “Original” Land Survey Atlas of Shenandoah County, VA, 1739-1850’s, Fuller; selection of hardbacks relating to Shenandoah Co. & The Valley of Va.; selection of paper & early photographs.

SPECIAL TO AUCTION FIREARMS: Enfield No. 4 MKI (T) .303 sniper rifle w/ No. 32 MK3 scope in canvas case and No. 15 MKI wood transit chest. Rifle and canvas scope case bear the same SN 35545. The scope and straight grip stock bear the SN25992. The stock has a walnut screw on cheek piece and is marked S51. The date 1944 appears on the rifle.

COLT PYTHON “TEN POINTER” .357 mag. revolver w/ 3X Burris scope and carrying case. 8” new and unfired. A must for the Python enthusiasts.

COLT ANACONDA .44 mag. revolver w/ 8” SS ported barrel in Colt box. NIB.

S&W MODEL 29-3 Elmer Keith Commemorative 1 of 2500 NIB 4”.

ANTIQUE AND MILITARY FIREARMS: H&R Model 65-H Reising .22 training rifle; Japanese Arisaka Tye training rifle; IBM Corp. M1 carbine w/ bayonet; Finnish 1944 M-39 7.62×54; Springfield Armory M1A 7.62; U.S. Remington 03-A3 30-06; Inland M1 carbine w/ Redfield Tracker scope and cartouche; 1911 Essex Arms w/ Ithaca slide .45 ACP; half stock percussion rifle marked Pa. Rifle Works, barrel marked J.B. Warts; percussion pistol w/ brass.

COMBINATION GUNS, OVER/UNDER, SIDE BY SIDE AND SPORTING SHOTGUNS: Engraved Colt Sauer (J.P. Sauer & Sohn) Model 3000 12 ga./.243 Drilling, 25” 14 3/8 LOP; J.P. Sauer & Sohn 16 ga./8×57 Jr. Drilling, 25 ¾” 13 ¼” LOP; engraved Simpson 16 ga./8×57 Jrs. Drilling w/ claw mounted Karl Kapps 6X scope 23 5/8” 14 ¼” lot; Browning Citori “White Lightning” 16 ga. OU w/ vent rib, full/Model 26” 14 ½” LOP OIB; Browning Citori Lightning Field 16 ga. OU, vent rib, 28” 14 ¼” LOP NIB; Krieghoff Model 32 4 barrel skeet set in case 12, 20, 28, .410 28” 14 ¼” LOP; engraved Winchester 101 pigeon grade 12 ga. skeet w/ vent rib 27” 14 1/8” LOP; Winchester Model 23 XTR pigeon grade 12 ga. SxS, engraved in Winchester case 25” 14” LOP; Remington Model 1100 .410 w/ enhanced engraved receiver, vent rib NIB; Benelli Super Black Eagle w/ vent rib & wood stock 27 ¾” 14 ½” LOP; Benelli Super Black Eagle 12 ga. w/ vent rib, syn. stock 24” 14 ¼” LOP; Franchi 48AL 12 ga. w/ vent rib 23 ¾ 14” LOP; Winchester Model 24 12 ga. SxS 28” 14 3/8” LOP; Remington Model 870 12 ga. w/ vent rib and 3 barrels; Browning BPS Field Grade 12 ga. w/ vent rib 32” 14 ¼” LOP; Mossberg 835 12 ga. mag. camo w/ vent rib.

SPORTING RIFLES: Sako Forester L579 .243, Boforos steel, English walnut stock w/ Rosewood forend tip and Sako recoil pad (very nice); two Savage Anschutz Model 54 Sporter .22’s; Winchester Model 62A .22 (very clean); Winchester Model 88 .308; Winchester Model 100 .308 w/ scope; Pre 64 Winchester Model 94 30-30; Ruger M77 RS 35 Whelen w/ tang safety NIB; Ruger M77 Mark II .308 SS synthetic stock NIB; Ruger Magnum .44 carbine; Remington 700 Classic rifles NIB include .264 win. mag., 350 rem. mag., 222; Remington Model 700 BDL 338 win. mag. NIB; Remington 700 Custom mt. rifle KS .280 NIB; Remington 700 7×57 mt. rifle NIB; Remington nylon 66 .22; Remington .22 rifles include 510 Targetmaster, 511-P The Scoremaster, 512 Sportmaster w/ scope; Lightly engraved Browning BL-22; CZ Model 3 .270 WSM w/ Leupold scope, and Montana Rifle Co. action; Del-ton DTI-15 5.56mm; Heckler & Koch KH 300 .22 WMR w/ rings; Steyr Mannlicher L .308; Savage 99E .243; Savage 99F .308; Savage 1899 takedown 300 Savage; Winchester American Bald Eagle Commemorative Model 94 Big Bore XTR .375 win.; Weatherby Vanguard 7mm mag. w/ scope.

HANDGUNS: Custom Shop Remington XP-100 7mm-08 new in case; S&W 460XVR 460 S&W mag. w/ 8 3/8” SS ported barrel w/ case; Ruger Super Redhawk .44 mag. w/ SS 9 ½” barrel; Colt Officer’s Model Match .22 revolver 6”; Walther P22 OIB; Browning Buckmark .22 in case; Beretta 96G 40 cal. OIB; Colt Government Model .22 rail gun OIB; S&W 28-2 Highway Patrolman 357 mag. revolver OIB 4”; Sig Sauer P228 9mm OIB; two Glock Model 19 9mm OIB; S&W Model 27 .357 mag. revolver 3 ½”; Colt Trooper MKIII nickel .357 mag. revolver; Iver Johnson top break .32 revolver; Rohm RG10 .22 revolver. Note: Firearms will be offered at 10:00 a.m. and sold under Laughlin Auctions Inc. FFL. All Federal and State laws apply.

MILITARY COLLECTIBLES: Stamped brass Va. cartridge box plate; 1851 type Federal Eagle belt plate on waist belt; heart shaped martingale rosette w/ Federal Eagle; photo of Civil War soldier on horse; 1859 type Naval cutlass; military parade sword; selection of dug artifacts; bits marked U.S.; nice selection of stirrups; unmarked saber bayonet; 1890’s Indian Territory handmade saddle; U.S. marked saddle bag; WWII German buckle; WWI photos; Japanese Army sword in scabbard; French saber bayonet; Army Air Corps 8th Air Force flight jacket w/ squadron patches; Collins Legitimus machete w/ leather scabbard; powder horn marked JW w/ screw in tip; small selection of U.S. medals; T handled shovel marked U.S.; many more items not listed. Note: Military collectibles will be offered after knives at approximately 9:30.

GUN SAFE, SPORTING RELATED: Liberty Timber Ridge gun safe w/ shelves; Crown Series gun safe; selection of scopes by Leupold, Redfield, Bushnell, Tasco, Simmons and others; spotting scope; Sako rings; two brass tumblers; Lee bullet molds; selection of reloading manuals; reloading dies; digital scales; Lee press; shooting bags; Tipton gun vise; targets; large selection of brass; smokeless powder; approximately 40 metal ammo canisters; large selection of bullets for reloading; nice selection of ammo that includes .22, 30-06, 308, 270, 45 ACP, 40 S&W, 9mm Luger, 12, 20, 16, .410 gauge plus much more; new Brama slip on shoes; new Wrangler cargo pants; selection of new blaze orange sweatshirts; large selection of sporting related items yet to be unpacked. Please watch this website for additional photos. Note: Sporting related items are from the John H. Edmeister Estate, Stanley, VA.

KNIVES: Approximately 60 knives from the John H. Edmeister Estate, Stanley, VA, that include Case, Schrade, Camillus, Browning, Buck, S&W, Kissing Crane, Hen & Rooster and others. Note: Knives will be sold individually and in bagged lots at 9:00 a.m.

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