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(The Heisler Collection)

SUN.- MAR.5 -12:00 NOON

(About 25 North of Binghamton, NY)
Marathon Auction Sales is proud to present “Session 3” of the Fred & Patty Heisler Collection of Americana, Primitives & Folk Art Antiques. Fred & Patty Heisler have spent a life time collecting many fine and unusual Folk Art, & Americana items many of which will be presented in this auction. A while back we sold at auction the contents of their Old Country General Store. This well attended auction, reflected part of their collection of Country Store items as well as Folk Art etc. This auction will be a continuation of that sale. I can understand their passion for collecting these things. These items possess a warmth factor that gives us all comfort in our surroundings. It is an honor to be selected by them to help disperse another section of their collection. If you are a collector or dealer of Country Primitive & Folk Art life etc., this is a sale not to miss. This sale includes the following items:

Furniture: Nice 2 Pc. Pine Hand Planned Corner Cabinet on Feet in Red Paint, Great Primitive Well Top Pine Sorting Table w/Well Top Under Shelf Standing on Bent Splayed Legs w/ Old Surface (Very Unusual), 10’ Long Bucket Bench w/ Old Surface, Nice Quality Hutch Top Dry Sink in Green Paint, Early Pine Blanket Chest in Old Blue Paint on Feet, Primitive Table Dry Sink w/ Slide Top Scrub Board in Old Finish, Unusual Pine Store Counter w/ Side Cabinets, Unusual Pine Open Front Step Back Cupboard w/ 12 Drawers, 63 Drawer Pine Apothecary Cabinet, Early Step Back Pine Cupboard w/ 10 Drawers & 5 Doors, Assorted Nice Painted Blanket Boxes, Neat Brass Tack Design Early Chest w/ Leather, 1800's Wall Papered Dome Top Trunk w/ Newspaper Interior Making Reference to Sec. of State Van Buren of NY, 2 Pc. Dovetailed Step Back Cupboard w/ Pie Shelf in Green Paint, Early Hired Man’s or Child’s Bed w/ Mortised & Pinned Top Security Rail w/ Red & Green Paint, Primitive Bucket Bench, Primitive Milk Pan Drying Rack, Early Pine Meeting Bench w/ Red Paint, Great Tipping Windsor Style Meeting House Bench, Great Miniature Chest in Old Red & Black Paint, Pine Scrubbed Top Farm Table w/ Turned Sheraton Legs, Assorted Early Tavern Tables, Nice 4 Door / 1 Drawer Step Back Cupboard in Red Paint w/ Open Pie Shelf (Great Size), Primitive 18 Pane Pine Hanging Cupboard in Old Finish, Early Pine Wood Box w/ Lid, Open Top Early Pine Wood Box, 3 Section Grain Box in Green Paint, Early Dovetailed Domed Top Trunk in Green Paint, Nice Small Hanging Pine Cupboard, Nice Pine Country Desk w/ Flip Out Writing Surface, Early 2 Door Straight Front Jam Cupboard w/ Open Back, Early Wall Papered Domed Top Chest, Primitive Pine Slide Out Hired Mans Bed, Very Unusual Murphy Style Cannon Ball Rope Bed w/ Red Wash (Made to Fold Up Against The Wall), Early Child’s Rockers, Unusual Bent Metal Barber Chair, Rare Boardwalk Twisted Iron Shoe Shine Chair etc.

Quilts, Coverlets & Textiles: Jacob Impson Lady’s Fancy Cortland Village Signed and Dated 1839 B & W Coverlet, Quality Early Framed Sampler Depicting Farm Yard Scene -Signed L P, Assorted Other Coverlets, Several Nice Hand Sewn Quilts, Appliquéd Quilts (One Never Washed), Nice Signed & Dated 1903 Crazy Quilt, Rare Victorian Silk Taffeta Coverlet, Red & White Friendship Quilts (one w/ 420+ signatures), Large Roll of Home Spun , Home Spun Blankets, Assorted Rag Rugs, Political Bunting, 1887 Sampler in Frame, Early Folk Art Hand Work Tea Cozies etc.

Lighting: Assorted Brass Hanging Store Lamps, Iron 6 Light Candle Chandelier, Early Tin Reflector Smudge Pot Fluid Lamps, Wooden 4 Branch Candle Chandelier, 2 Nice Angle Lamp Sconces Complete w/ Globes, Early Tin Lantern Lamp in Wooden Hanging Frame, Early Tin & Wood Candle Sconce, Assorted Early Tin Fluid Lamps, G T Ham # 9 Globe Street Railroad Depot Lantern, Tin Street Lantern w/ Eagle, Unusual Original Raspberry Gone w/ the Wind Lamp, John Forshee Double Candle Stick, Early Torch Lighter, Make Do Primitive Candle Holder etc.

Accessories: Very Rare “One of a Kind” Diorama Depicting the Interior of Early 19th Century Home (This diorama is Beautifully Displayed w/ a Collection of Vintage Miniature Items Used During the Time), Scarce Wooden Civil War Training Muscat, Early Pr. of Treen Ware Folk Art Turned Tobacco Urns, Exc. Carved Folk Art Wooden Horse Pulling Milk Cart Toy, Nice Miniature 3 Drawer Chest, Early 8 Drawer Pine Spice Chest, Early Polychrome Miniature Barn, Great Paint Decorated Folk Art Hanging Cabinet w/ 8 Drawers, Large Early Hand Hewn Wooden Trenchers, Very Unusual Hanging Cabinet w/ 3 Slide Up Door Compartments in Red Paint, Early "Salter #30) Brass Bottle Jack (Spit) w/ Key, Very Early Tin Fireplace Game Rotisserie, Assorted Early Baskets to Include Swing Handle, Cheese, Lg. Splint Gathering Basket etc., Nice Oval Pantry Box w/ Orig. Surface- Possibly Shaker, Early Pantry Box w/ Handle, Sev. Nice Pantry Boxes, Dated & Signed SB 1868 Wooden Grain Measure, Early Wooden Bread Peel, Assorted Mid 1800's Wallpapered Oval Hat Boxes, 1856 Carte - de- Vista of G.G. Lois Warriner Wearing Bonnets Made By Her to Include Bonnets, Neat Stick Framed Construction Model of Early Farm House, Early Grain Painted Hanging Sign Board w/ Dovetailed Drawer & Shelf w/ Picture Frame Molding, Early Wooden Victorian Birdcage, Nice Collection of Granite Ware in Several Colors & Patterns(Biggins, Body Pitchers, Utensil Racks w/ Utensils, Coffee Pots Etc, Sev. Hand Blown Glass Country Store Storage Jars w/ Lids, Wooden Cheese Board w/ Glass Cover, Early & Unusual Wooden & Metal Apple Peelers, Early Pine Hooded Cradle, 2 Nice Pine Seed Sorting Round Trays, Long Painted Wood Clock Shelf, Original Wooden United States Post Office Sign - Smithville Flats, NY, “This Place For Sale” Wooden Sign, Sm. Oxen Yoke, Nice Green Painted 6 Section Lidded Box w/ Charming Mouse Hole, Wax Floral Wreath in Shadow Box Frame, Early Folk Art Rocking Horse, Primitive Folding Tub Stand in Blue Paint (Would Make a Nice Coffee Table), Nice Paint Decorated Child’s Cradle in Old Red, Rankins, NY Butter Churn on Stand, Bread Boards, 2 Unusual Primitive Rope Operated Pine Fruit Presses, Early Pine 3 Legged Stool w/ Old Surface, 2 Early Wooden Washing Machines(One w/ Orig. Maker's Label), Washtub Stand w/ Wringer, Primitive Hanging Rack in Old Red w/ Cut Nail Pegs, 2 Nice Early Kneeling Benches, Neat Painted Child’s Chair, Assorted Wooden Hanging Comb & Candle Boxes, Wooden Kitchen Ware, Exc. Large Albany Slip Decorated Stone Ware Bowl- Most Likely Cortland, Nice Redwing Crock w/ Handles Dated 1915, Nice Handled Pantry Box in Red Paint, Nice Wooden Pail in Green & Red Paint, Lg. Pine Ironing Boards, Very Unusual Paper Mache Hanging Wall Pumpkin Lighted for Display of Halloween Items, 1855 Pictorial Map of the U.S. by Ensign, Bridgeman & Fanning, 1886 U S Map of County Railroad Distances, Early Pine Quilting Frame on Base, Primitive Wooden Cane Press, Assorted Early Wooden Bowls - Some w/ Original Surfaces, Tiger Maple Fiddle Shape Cutting Board, Weather Vane w/ Wooden Sailing Ship, Early Tin Airplane Weather Vane, Early Painted Metal Airplane Toy, Stereo Viewer & Cards, Victorian Musical Church, Early Christmas Ornaments, McCormack IH Pedal Tractor w/ Wagon, Set of Counter Top Scales in Glass Enclosed Case, Advertising (Bremner’s City Soda Cracker Box, Chase Sanborn Coffee Box, Wood & Tin Town Talk Lace Dispenser etc.), Assorted Cast Iron Implements (Bread Peels, Kettles, Fire Tongs etc.), Rare & Unusual Paper Sample 1953 Book In Case, Unusual Brass & Copper Pail, Assorted Local Decorated Stone Ware & Red Ware Pottery, Assorted Staffordshire Mush Cups & Saucers, Early Tin Warming Plate w/ Staffordshire Insert, Cast Iron Crown Miniature Stove, Great Cast Iron Arcade? Miniature Carriage, Early Primitive Wooden Doll, Whirligig, Assorted Tin Ware, P. Lollilard Amber Tobacco Jars, Early Flat Side Whittle Molded Bottle, Set of German Condiment Jars w/ Lids, Spice Rack w/ Tins, Folk Art Rooster, Early Hand Made Wood 3 Tine Hay Fork, Knife Trays, Country Store Broom Holder Rack, Nice Cast Iron Mortar & Pestles, Long Handled Metal Fire Place Skillet, Nice String of Cotter Keyed Sleigh Bells, Early Wooden Cigar Mold, Early Hand Wrought Metal Skewers, Caucasian Oriental Carpet, Collection of Early Tin Cookie Cutters, Unusual Gourd Pail, Early Wooden Butter Press, Early Cast Iron Cook Ware, Large Oil on Canvas Landscape, Oil on Canvas of Soldier on Horseback, Hand Painted Wall Paper Fire Place Cover, Tin Street Light Lantern, Collection of Country Store Front Photos (One w/ Unusual Moxie Advertisement, Coke Cola etc.), 5 Iron “Acorn & Oak Leaf” Porch Supports, S W Iron Cap Gun, Old Pair of Boat Oars in Blue Paint, Wooden Sugar Mold, Old Wooden Washing Machines (One Signed Thistle) And More.

Note!! Please Arrange Any Absentee Or Phone Bids Before The Day of Sale. Thank You!!

Preview Starting at 10:30 AM, 12% Buyers Premium, Visa, M/C & Discover, Cash or Good Check, Café by “The Sherman House Restaurant” & “Linanis Cookie Factory”
Your Auctioneers:
Jerry Wilcox & Benny Hodkinson

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