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California Art, Fine Jewelry & Collectibles

Saturday, March 19, 2011  |  12:00 PM Pacific
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Rare Very Large Hanson Puthuff & Jack Wilkinson Smith original oil paintings, Lalique, Gold & diamond jewelry, Silver coins, Stamps, Vintage Postcards, Porcelain, gold pocketwatch, Sterling, Military.
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Important Announcements: A rare Hanson Puthuff painting that has been kept in a private estate for the last 50 years, as well as a wonderful Jack Wilkinson Smith landscape. The artists were part of the 1920's movement to showcase the California & South West landscapes.s
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Preview Date & Times: March 19, 2011 9am PST
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Location: 1210 East 223rd Street, #306, Carson, CA
Driving Directions: Auction at Midnight Sun Auction Gallery in Coral Tree Business Park. (Major Cross streets: Between Wilmington & Avalon, South of Carson, North of PCH) 405 Freeway, Exit Wilmington Ave. Turn Left (south), Make next Right 223rd Street. Cross street Lucerne, just past Toyota Dealership, Make left into Coral Tree Business Park. #306 on right side. 110 Freeway, Exit 223rd, Go East past Avalon Blvd. Just after Bonita Ave. Make Right into Coral Tree Business Park.
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LALIQUE ELEPHANT FIGURINE/PAPERWEIGHT

Lot # 1 (Sale Order: 1 of 208)

Superb Lalique clear & frosted glass crystal combination elephant figurine or paperweight with scripted etched 'Lalique France' mark on base. Approx 6¼”H x 6"W. Mid 20th ...moreCentury. Excellent condition.

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OLD GERMAN STEIN

Lot # 2 (Sale Order: 2 of 208)

Ornate Stein depicting Medieval castle scenes with handle in the form of a knight. Approx 11"H. Marked 'Germany' on underside. No defects noted....more

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SET OF SIX COBALT & SILVER FIGURAL SALTS

Lot # 3 (Sale Order: 3 of 208)

Interesting selection of presumably covered salts. Cobalt glass bowls w/silver plated figural animal & bird covers. All approx 2" to 2½”H. Possibly Italian. All in excell...moreent condition.

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LOT OF VINTAGE NATIVE AMERICAN POSTCARDS

Lot # 4 (Sale Order: 4 of 208)

Seven in total. All unused colored examples. Early 20th Century. All in vg to excellent overall condition. Fabulous selection....more

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SHIP'S BRASS DESK CLOCK

Lot # 5 (Sale Order: 5 of 208)

Fine old brass & glass/lucite ship's desk clock w/anchor on face. Ball shaped. Approx 3" x 2½". Excellent condition & appears to be no makers mark. In good working order....more

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GROUP OF PINK FOSTORIA DEPRESSION GLASS

Lot # 6 (Sale Order: 6 of 208)

'Versailles' pattern & made Circa 1935. Includes large handled serving tray (11½”dia), compote (7"H x 7½”dia), double-handled dish (7" x 6") & footed candy dish (3"H x 5½...more”dia) (all measurements approx). All in excellent condition.

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CALIFORNIA LANDSCAPE PAINTING

Lot # 7 (Sale Order: 7 of 208)

Early 20th Century oil on board. Approx 11" x 10". No signature or monogram observed. Housed in period 1920's- 1930's frame. VG condition....more

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ROYAL DOULTON 'FAIR LADY' FIGURINE

Lot # 8 (Sale Order: 8 of 208)

HN 2193. Approx 7¾”H. Fully marked on base along with Royal Doulton logo. Excellent condition....more

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ROMAN GLASS TUBULAR BOTTLE

Lot # 9 (Sale Order: 9 of 208)

An exceptionally fine double handled tubular bottle (alabastron) core formed w/white threads & feather designs marvered into blue ground. Early 1st Century BC. Approx 4¾”...moreH. VG overall condition. A wonderful piece of antiquity! Great Provenance: San Diego, California. Private Estate. Purchased 1920's Europe. Exhibited at San Diego Museum of Man 1950's by permission of family estate.

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ORNATE WATERFORD CRYSTAL VASE

Lot # 10 (Sale Order: 10 of 208)

Superb crystal vase measuring approx 7"H. Acid stamped 'Waterford' mark to underside of base. No condition problems....more

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LOT OF MILITARY MEDALS, MEDALLIONS ETC.

Lot # 11 (Sale Order: 11 of 208)

Includes medals, medallions, badges & ribbons. All in vg to ex condition....more

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OLD ENGLISH TABLE BRASS BAROMETER

Lot # 12 (Sale Order: 12 of 208)

Barometer/Thermometer marked 'DayMaster' on face. Approx 6"H x 4½”W. Moderate wear to brass. Face clean. VG overall condition....more

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PAIR OF BRITISH WWII BAYONETS

Lot # 13 (Sale Order: 13 of 208)

Two identical Wilkinson Model 1907 WWII bayonets without sheath. Both have rosewood handles & numerous marks & crown symbol on blade. Both in vg condition. Total length a...morepprox 22", & blades 17".

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LALIQUE CRYSTAL NUDE FIGURINE

Lot # 14 (Sale Order: 14 of 208)

Delightful Lalique frosted glass figurine depicting a nude with a duck. Approx 4½”H Etched scripted 'Lalique France' mark on base along with original paper label. Mid 20t...moreh Century. In excellent condition.

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MINISTER DELUX FRICTION CAR OB

Lot # 15 (Sale Order: 15 of 208)

Mechanical automatic Japan 1950's pink version, approx 10"long. Some wear to chrome otherwise toy car in vg condition. Box good, solid & intact but shows wear & warping....more

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FOUR SILVER PEACE DOLLARS

Lot # 16 (Sale Order: 16 of 208)

Includes 1922 S, 1922 D, 1923 D & 1926 S. All coins in decent circulated condition....more

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IMF 24KT GOLD COIN 1976

Lot # 17 (Sale Order: 17 of 208)

Philippines Numismatic & Antiquarian Society gold coin. Approx 18mm dia. TW approx 3.1 grams. Comes w/presentation box. Unusual red dye? stain to one area on one side of ...morecoin.

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LOT OF 30 WASHINGTON SILVER QUARTERS

Lot # 18 (Sale Order: 18 of 208)

Date to 1940 - 1964. Mixed condition. None are beaten up or abused however....more

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TWO VINTAGE MEXICAN SILVER BROOCHES

Lot # 19 (Sale Order: 19 of 208)

Two exquisite pins of Taxco Sterling & copper featuring sun face (2½”dia) & a coyote howling (3" x 1¾”) Both in excellent condition....more

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GROUP OF OLD MILITARY RELATED POSTCARDS

Lot # 20 (Sale Order: 20 of 208)

Great selection of 10 in total. Includes domestic & foreign, patriotic, etc. All early 20th Century. Some unused. All in vg collectible condition....more

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LOT OF EIGHT US.PROOF SETS

Lot # 21 (Sale Order: 21 of 208)

Includes 1 x 1972, 1 x 1978, 2 x 1980, 2 x 1982, 2 x 1983. All sets comes w/presentation cases....more

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ORIGINAL SOUTHERN CALIFORNIAN LANDSCAPE PAINTING

Lot # 22 (Sale Order: 22 of 208)

Fine original landscape oil on canvas of Lake Arrowhead in 1948. Approx 16" x 24". Signed LL 'H. Jordan? 48' (signature somewhat indiscernible). Also on back of frame 'La...moreke Arrowhead 1948'. Housed in wood frame. No condition problems.

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VARGAS PRINT

Lot # 23 (Sale Order: 23 of 208)

Entitled. 'Post-Time Darling' Approx 7" x 10 1/2" Matted & framed under glass. Frame 15" x 19". No condition problems....more

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WONDERFUL LARGE LEOPARD FIGURINE

Lot # 24 (Sale Order: 24 of 208)

Super glazed Redware leopard figurine standing at an impressive approx 20"H. Unmarked but probably Made in Italy. In excellent condition with handpainted details....more

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STUNNING STERLING SILVER ZUNI BRACELET

Lot # 25 (Sale Order: 25 of 208)

Gorgeous Native American Sterling silver bracelet inlaid with multiple turquoise stones in circle & half circle patterns. Marked 'Sterling AH'. approx 2" x 3". TW approx ...more31.9 grams. Excellent condition.

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