December Exceptional Estates Auction

December Exceptional Estates Auction

Saturday, December 11, 2021  |  12:00 PM Eastern
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December Exceptional Estates Auction

December Exceptional Estates Auction

Saturday, December 11, 2021  |  12:00 PM Eastern
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Saturday, December 11th, 2021
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Important historical pieces from WWII highlight this outstanding sale, which includes a fabulous selection of rare vintage perfume bottles, antique cast iron toys, contemporary and antique jewelry, gold and silver coins, fine paintings and sculpture.

-- Iconic piece of WWII history: A Walther P38 pistol captured by Julian Aaron Cook, recipient of the Distinguished Service Cross for his actions in Operation Market Garden (Cook was played by Robert Redford in the 1977 movie, “A Bridge Too Far”). Comes with a signed letter from Cook to the consignor.
-- Other militaria, including a document signed by ERWIN ROMMEL, a gin bottle from Rommel’s personal stash, a German Luger, various military edged weapons, a button from a ship captain’s jacket from the Battle of Lake Erie and more.
-- Fine art, including many original oil and watercolor pieces of ERICH STAUB, Australian painter JOHN MATHER,...
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Rare Lancome SPUTNIK Perfume Bottle in Box

Lot # 1 (Sale Order: 1 of 342)      

1959 Lancome Magie perfume bottle, opal glass, with foil label and original box. Measures 2" diameter. Reportedly only 100 of these were made to celebrate Sputnik launch. Please search this auction for the many other fine perfume bottles in today's sale.This lot can be shipped in-house.
1959 Lancome Magie perfume bottle, opal glass, with foil label and original box. Measures 2" diameter. Reportedly only 100 of these were made to celebrate Sputnik launch....more Please search this auction for the many other fine perfume bottles in today's sale.This lot can be shipped in-house.

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Contemporary 18k Gold Bracelet

Lot # 2 (Sale Order: 2 of 342)      

18k yellow gold bracelet by Italian designer Kria. Measures about 2" x 2-1/2". Fits about 7-1/2" wrist. Weighs 60.8 grams.This lot can be shipped in-house.

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DAUM Art Glass Pate de Verre Angel Dish

Lot # 3 (Sale Order: 3 of 342)      

Measures 6" wide across wings. Fine condition, with no issues.This lot can be shipped in-house.

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14k Gold Dragon Rose Cut Ruby Ring

Lot # 4 (Sale Order: 4 of 342)      

14k yellow gold cast dragon holding a large rose cut lab created ruby, small dark stone eye, marked 14k, size 10 1/2, total weight 15.1 gramsThis lot can be shipped in-house.
14k yellow gold cast dragon holding a large rose cut lab created ruby, small dark stone eye, marked 14k, size 10 1/2, total weight 15.1 gramsThis lot can be shipped in-ho...moreuse.

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PETER MAX, Umbrella Man, Mixed Media

Lot # 5 (Sale Order: 5 of 342)      

Mixed media with hand painting by Peter Max, showing his iconic Umbrella Man image. Hand signed in paint. Sheet measures 8" x 10", framed to 24" x 26". Excellent condition. COA included.This item will need to be shipped by a packing company of your choice. We maintain a list of reliable shippers, or you may choose your own.
Mixed media with hand painting by Peter Max, showing his iconic Umbrella Man image. Hand signed in paint. Sheet measures 8" x 10", framed to 24" x 26". Excellent conditio...moren. COA included.This item will need to be shipped by a packing company of your choice. We maintain a list of reliable shippers, or you may choose your own.

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ERWIN ROMMEL Gin Bottle War Trophy

Lot # 6 (Sale Order: 6 of 342)      

Gin bottle from the hoard seized from the Nazis in Italy in 1944. Originally captured by Rommel's Afrikakorps, the massive amount of casked liquor was moved from north Africa to Nettuno, then captured by Allied troops, who had a local bottling company bottle and label it. Comes with hardbound book (in German) that relates the entire saga. Bottle is still sealed, though considerable evaporation has happened. This is a collectible bottle, and its contents are incidental and not intended for consumption.This item will need to be shipped by a packing company of your choice. We maintain a list of reliable shippers, or you may choose your own.
Gin bottle from the hoard seized from the Nazis in Italy in 1944. Originally captured by Rommel's Afrikakorps, the massive amount of casked liquor was moved from north Af...morerica to Nettuno, then captured by Allied troops, who had a local bottling company bottle and label it. Comes with hardbound book (in German) that relates the entire saga. Bottle is still sealed, though considerable evaporation has happened. This is a collectible bottle, and its contents are incidental and not intended for consumption.This item will need to be shipped by a packing company of your choice. We maintain a list of reliable shippers, or you may choose your own.

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1929 Berkey and Gay "Old Ironsides" Side Table

Lot # 7 (Sale Order: 7 of 342)      

1929 Berkey and Gay "Old Ironsides" Side Table: Single drawer side table, purportedly only 100 of these were made. Plaque inside drawer states "limited edition". Decorated with a relief carved American Eagle, from pine timbers of the Orlop deck of the US Frigate Constitution, launched in 1797 and reconditioned at the Boston Navy Ship yard 1929. Also has Berkley & Gay metal tag inside drawer. Table measures approx. 29" tall x 30" wide x 18 1/8" deep. Table top has crack along the back edge. This item will need to be shipped by a packing company of your choice. We maintain a list of reliable shippers, or you may choose your own.
1929 Berkey and Gay "Old Ironsides" Side Table: Single drawer side table, purportedly only 100 of these were made. Plaque inside drawer states "limited edition". Decorate...mored with a relief carved American Eagle, from pine timbers of the Orlop deck of the US Frigate Constitution, launched in 1797 and reconditioned at the Boston Navy Ship yard 1929. Also has Berkley & Gay metal tag inside drawer. Table measures approx. 29" tall x 30" wide x 18 1/8" deep. Table top has crack along the back edge. This item will need to be shipped by a packing company of your choice. We maintain a list of reliable shippers, or you may choose your own.

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Inuit Walrus Tusk Scrimshaw

Lot # 8 (Sale Order: 8 of 342)      

Inuit decorated walrus tusk. Measures 21-3/4" long. Fine condition. Depicts sled dogs.This lot can be shipped in-house.

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EVERETT SHINN Dickens Christmas Carol 1938

Lot # 9 (Sale Order: 9 of 342)      

Charles Dickens: "A Christmas Carol in Prose" by Charles Dickens, with introduction by Lionel Barrymore, illustrated by Everett Shinn, with 6 accompanying illustrated prints. The John C. Winston Co., 1938, HC book, first edition. Surely one of the finest examples of this scarce edition.This lot can be shipped in-house.
Charles Dickens: "A Christmas Carol in Prose" by Charles Dickens, with introduction by Lionel Barrymore, illustrated by Everett Shinn, with 6 accompanying illustrated pri...morents. The John C. Winston Co., 1938, HC book, first edition. Surely one of the finest examples of this scarce edition.This lot can be shipped in-house.

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Firearm: Sigarms 1911 GSR Stainless 45 Pistol

Lot # 10 (Sale Order: 10 of 342)      

Sig Sauer 1911 GSR stainless steel semi auto pistol, in .45 APC caliber. Approx. 5" barrel with clean bore. Very light wear to the exterior finish. Original plastic case/box and two, 8 round Novak's magazines included. See photos for more details on condition. Please check the shipping details in our terms and conditions for specifics on gun shipping. Blackwell Auctions holds a Federal Firearms License (FFL). All firearms: pistol, revolver, shotgun & rifle transactions will be conducted in accordance with local, state and Federal laws, without exception. This lot can be shipped in-house.
Sig Sauer 1911 GSR stainless steel semi auto pistol, in .45 APC caliber. Approx. 5" barrel with clean bore. Very light wear to the exterior finish. Original plastic case/...morebox and two, 8 round Novak's magazines included. See photos for more details on condition. Please check the shipping details in our terms and conditions for specifics on gun shipping. Blackwell Auctions holds a Federal Firearms License (FFL). All firearms: pistol, revolver, shotgun & rifle transactions will be conducted in accordance with local, state and Federal laws, without exception. This lot can be shipped in-house.

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18k White Gold Engraved Ring

Lot # 11 (Sale Order: 11 of 342)      

18k white gold band with engraved design all around band with orange blossom flower details, marked 18k- ROST, size 4, total weight 1.5 gramsThis lot can be shipped in-house.
18k white gold band with engraved design all around band with orange blossom flower details, marked 18k- ROST, size 4, total weight 1.5 gramsThis lot can be shipped in-ho...moreuse.

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Antique Cast Iron Horse Team Ice Wagon

Lot # 12 (Sale Order: 12 of 342)      

Antique cast iron horse-drawn ice wagon toy. Probably made by Arcade, very similar to Hubley. Approx. 11 1/2" long x 5 1/4" tall. Paint loss present. This item will need to be shipped by a packing company of your choice. We maintain a list of reliable shippers, or you may choose your own.
Antique cast iron horse-drawn ice wagon toy. Probably made by Arcade, very similar to Hubley. Approx. 11 1/2" long x 5 1/4" tall. Paint loss present. This item will need ...moreto be shipped by a packing company of your choice. We maintain a list of reliable shippers, or you may choose your own.

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14k Gold HORSESHOE Diamonds Stick Pin

Lot # 13 (Sale Order: 13 of 342)      

Vintage stick pin in 14k gold, a horseshoe lined with 11 diamonds, each about 8 points. 3.5 grams total weight (not including slide, which is not gold).This lot can be shipped in-house.
Vintage stick pin in 14k gold, a horseshoe lined with 11 diamonds, each about 8 points. 3.5 grams total weight (not including slide, which is not gold).This lot can be sh...moreipped in-house.

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TIM YANKE, Green Spring, Lenticular lithograph

Lot # 14 (Sale Order: 14 of 342)      

TIM YANKE, Lenticular lithograph of a dragonfly, framed 23 3/4" (h) x 25 3/4" (w), sight 9 1/2" (h) x 7 1/4" (w), numbered lower left 159/450, excellent conditionThis item will need to be shipped by a packing company of your choice. We maintain a list of reliable shippers, or you may choose your own.
TIM YANKE, Lenticular lithograph of a dragonfly, framed 23 3/4" (h) x 25 3/4" (w), sight 9 1/2" (h) x 7 1/4" (w), numbered lower left 159/450, excellent conditionThis ite...morem will need to be shipped by a packing company of your choice. We maintain a list of reliable shippers, or you may choose your own.

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TIM YANKE, Yankee Hearts, Lenticular lithograph

Lot # 15 (Sale Order: 15 of 342)      

TIM YANKE, Lenticular lithograph of the American flag in a vertical orientation, numbered lower left 153/450, signed lower right, framed 21" (h) x 18 1/2" (w), sight 7" (h) x 4" (w), excellent conditionThis item will need to be shipped by a packing company of your choice. We maintain a list of reliable shippers, or you may choose your own.
TIM YANKE, Lenticular lithograph of the American flag in a vertical orientation, numbered lower left 153/450, signed lower right, framed 21" (h) x 18 1/2" (w), sight 7" (...moreh) x 4" (w), excellent conditionThis item will need to be shipped by a packing company of your choice. We maintain a list of reliable shippers, or you may choose your own.

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1864 Confederate $500 Stonewall Jackson Note

Lot # 16 (Sale Order: 16 of 342)      

High-denomination Confederate currency note. Complete, with no losses or tears. A single very tiny pinhole above left signature.This lot can be shipped in-house.

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Confederate Antebellum GEORGIA Currency Notes

Lot # 17 (Sale Order: 17 of 342)      

Eight antebellum and Civil War currency notes all from Georgia banks. Condition varies, but generally very good, with creases but no losses except on one note that has a small edge chip.This lot can be shipped in-house.
Eight antebellum and Civil War currency notes all from Georgia banks. Condition varies, but generally very good, with creases but no losses except on one note that has a ...moresmall edge chip.This lot can be shipped in-house.

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Pair Victorian Glass Handpainted Urn Lamps

Lot # 18 (Sale Order: 18 of 342)      

Pair of antique Victorian handpainted glass vases or urns, drilled and converted to table lamps (circa 1950). Each measure about 16" minus hardware (about 24" high overall). Reapplied handle on one vase. No damage. Replacement of vintage wiring with new wiring recommended. Old portrait of man (ancestor of consignor) -- included with the lamps -- shows one of these two vases on the mantel behind him prior to their conversion to lamps.This item will need to be shipped by a packing company of your choice. We maintain a list of reliable shippers, or you may choose your own.
Pair of antique Victorian handpainted glass vases or urns, drilled and converted to table lamps (circa 1950). Each measure about 16" minus hardware (about 24" high overal...morel). Reapplied handle on one vase. No damage. Replacement of vintage wiring with new wiring recommended. Old portrait of man (ancestor of consignor) -- included with the lamps -- shows one of these two vases on the mantel behind him prior to their conversion to lamps.This item will need to be shipped by a packing company of your choice. We maintain a list of reliable shippers, or you may choose your own.

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Sterling Turquoise Rams Head Inlay Bolo Tie

Lot # 19 (Sale Order: 19 of 342)      

Turquoise, onyx and MOP rams head bolo tie. Back of pendant is marked sterling. The pendant also has a necklace chain loop or bail. Overall weight is approx. 61.7 grams. Pendant measures approx. 2 3/8" tall x 2 1/4" wide. Please check our other auction lots for more Native American, Navajo, Hopi and Zuni jewelry.This lot can be shipped in-house.
Turquoise, onyx and MOP rams head bolo tie. Back of pendant is marked sterling. The pendant also has a necklace chain loop or bail. Overall weight is approx. 61.7 grams. ...morePendant measures approx. 2 3/8" tall x 2 1/4" wide. Please check our other auction lots for more Native American, Navajo, Hopi and Zuni jewelry.This lot can be shipped in-house.

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Amy Kahn Russell AKR Sterling Pendant Brooch Pin

Lot # 20 (Sale Order: 20 of 342)      

Designer Amy Kahn Russell brooch with image of a woman holding fruit. Hand-painted and signed by artist. Pin or pendant measures 3 1/4" long x 2 1/16" wide. Back is marked 925 AKR China. This lot can be shipped in-house.
Designer Amy Kahn Russell brooch with image of a woman holding fruit. Hand-painted and signed by artist. Pin or pendant measures 3 1/4" long x 2 1/16" wide. Back is marke...mored 925 AKR China. This lot can be shipped in-house.

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Inuit Eskimo Walrus Stone Carving Cape Dorset

Lot # 21 (Sale Order: 21 of 342)      

Native American Inuit walrus art carving. Label reads, "#1328 EC 90 Cape Dorset Walrus Kula Artist". Sculpture measures approx. 5 3/4" long. Please see our other listings for more stone and bone carvings. This lot can be shipped in-house.
Native American Inuit walrus art carving. Label reads, "#1328 EC 90 Cape Dorset Walrus Kula Artist". Sculpture measures approx. 5 3/4" long. Please see our other listings...more for more stone and bone carvings. This lot can be shipped in-house.

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Inuit Eskimo Hunter Figural Bone Carving

Lot # 22 (Sale Order: 22 of 342)      

Native American Inuit bone art carving. Figural Eskimo with knife. Signed on bottom with syllabics and E6282. Sculpture measures approx. 7" tall. Please see our other listings for more stone and bone carvings. This lot can be shipped in-house.
Native American Inuit bone art carving. Figural Eskimo with knife. Signed on bottom with syllabics and E6282. Sculpture measures approx. 7" tall. Please see our other lis...moretings for more stone and bone carvings. This lot can be shipped in-house.

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14K Gold Diamond Ring

Lot # 23 (Sale Order: 23 of 342)      

14k white gold ring with 4 center square cut diamonds 3mm each surrounded by fourteen round cut 1.5mm diamonds and five (5) round cut 1.5mm diamonds on each shoulder, marked 14k, size 8 1/4, total weight 4.8 gramsThis lot can be shipped in-house.
14k white gold ring with 4 center square cut diamonds 3mm each surrounded by fourteen round cut 1.5mm diamonds and five (5) round cut 1.5mm diamonds on each shoulder, mar...moreked 14k, size 8 1/4, total weight 4.8 gramsThis lot can be shipped in-house.

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Signed DONALD TRUMP Art of the Deal Book

Lot # 24 (Sale Order: 24 of 342)      

Signed Donald Trump The Art of the Deal, HC Book 2016 Election Edition. Auto is unconditionally guaranteed to be authentic, without reservation or time limit.This lot can be shipped in-house.
Signed Donald Trump The Art of the Deal, HC Book 2016 Election Edition. Auto is unconditionally guaranteed to be authentic, without reservation or time limit.This lot can...more be shipped in-house.

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23K Natural Gold Nugget Necklace Pendant

Lot # 25 (Sale Order: 25 of 342)      

Large natural form gold nugget necklace pendant, approx. 1" x 3/4", 23.1 grams. Tested 23K with XRF spectrometer. This lot can be shipped in-house.

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