ONLINE AUCTION | February. 3 12:00pm - February. 13 12:00pm

COLLECTOR AUCTION

Buyer's Premium: 

22% (2% discount for payments by cash or debit only - no discount for credit card or e-Transfer payments)

Our second collector auction of 2023 features a large & unique selection of items, highlighted by an Emil J. Paidar barber chair, vintage pedal car, advertising pieces (including signs, 7UP chalkboard, barber pole, etc.), MCM lighting including a Robert Sonneman table lamp, early 19th century washstand, clocks, bookends, Lindt Stymeist & other signed pottery, Chandler pastel, vintage toys, cinnabar vases, Inuit stone carvings, jewellery & wristwatches, old ephemera, stamps, Casio keyboard, brass ship's clock, books and much more of interest.

A sincere effort has been made to catalogue or photograph any major flaws; however, everything must be offered "as is".  Viewing in person is strongly recommended and condition reports are always available by telephone or email.  

Shipping via Canada Post for larger items is not available for this auction. It is advised to contact our office for a complimentary shipping quote prior to bidding.

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4497

ANTIQUE BARBER CHAIR

Antique enameled cast iron and chrome barber chair manufactured by Emil J.

Starting Bid: $10
4498

PEDAL CAR

Vintage circa 1950's "Mark V" pedal car, length 94cm (37in); some surface scratching but overall good condition for it's age

Starting Bid: $10
4499

KIK COLA SIGN

Vintage single-sided rare metal advertising soda sign, 48.3 x 68.6cm (19 x 27in)

Starting Bid: $10
4500

BARBER POLE

William Marvey Company "Look Better Feel Better" vintage porcelain barber pole - height 1.22m (48in), width 21cm (8 1/4in)

Starting Bid: $10
4501

ROBERT SONNEMAN LOLLIPOP LAMP

Vintage circa 1970's Robert Sonneman signed lollipop desk or table lamp, 38.1cm (15in) tall with original globe shade; in working order; the lamp is signed on a foil label that can be seen whe

Starting Bid: $10
4502

CAST IRON DOORSTOP

In the form of a Scottish Terrier, height 36.8cm (14 1/2in)

Starting Bid: $10
4503

GERMAN MANTEL CLOCK

With key and pendulum, height 21.6cm (8 1/2in), width 40cm (15 3/4in)

Starting Bid: $10
4504

PAIR BOOKENDS

Pair cast iron "horse" bookends, height for each 11.4cm (4 1/2in)

Starting Bid: $10
4505

ART NOUVEAU DRESSER BOX

Vintage art nouveau dresser box with putti and flowers in relief, large size measuring 10.2cm (4in) high x 25.4cm (10in) wide

Starting Bid: $10
4506

TWO VINTAGE GLASS INSECT TRAPS

Each 20.3cm (8in) high

Starting Bid: $10
4507

STROMBERG-CARLSON RADIO

Vintage Vagabond II radio, offered "as is"

Starting Bid: $10
4508

BRASS COAL BIN

Vintage ornate example with images on the front and top, 29.2 x 45.7 x 29.2cm (11 1/2 x 18 x 11 1/2in)

Starting Bid: $10
4509

WASHSTAND CIRCA 1850-1860

Early walnut washstand made by a cabinetmaker in Hamilton, 34 x 30 1/2 x 19in - Note: a similar example can be found in the Dundas Historical Museum, and plate 530 in "The Furniture of Old Ont

Starting Bid: $10
4510

LEAD SOLDIERS & DISPLAY

Including a glass display diorama of a battle scene using cold painted lead soldiers by Jas.

Starting Bid: $10
4511

ROYAL BONN GERMANY MANTEL CLOCK

Antique fuchsia pink Ansonia "La Bretagne" porcelain mantel clock with key and pendulum - height 38.1cm (15in)

Starting Bid: $10
4512

ART POTTERY

A group of 5 vintage Earthworks Barbados "Geometric Pattern" abstract/modern design art pottery pieces including three vases and two bowls

Starting Bid: $10
4513

PRESENTATION FLIGHT SIMULATOR

An unusual vintage exotic wood handcrafted presentation flight simulator by Flightsafety International including a wood platform with presentation plaque, overall height 22.9cm (9in)

Starting Bid: $10
4514

BIRKS MANTEL CLOCK

Birks brass case mantel clock in working order, height 22.2cm (8 3/4in)

Starting Bid: $10
4515

CAMERAS, ETC.

Large assortment including vintage cameras and lenses inside an aluminum camera case

Starting Bid: $10
4516

DIE-CAST ESSO BANK

In new condition with box, length 19.1cm (7 1/2in)

Starting Bid: $10
4517

GERMAN KNIFE SET

Signed for Anton Wingen JR, Solingen, Germany, knife and axe set with leather sheath

Starting Bid: $10
4518

PAIR BOOKENDS

Pair cast iron "ship" bookends, height for each 14cm (5 1/2in)

Starting Bid: $10
4519

CURIOS

Box of assorted curios including compass, keys, whistle, shaving set, etc.

Starting Bid: $10
4520

DRESSING TABLE MIRROR

Antique dresser swing mirror with carved paw feet, height 49.5cm (19 1/2in)

Starting Bid: $10
4521

CHANDLER PASTEL

A fine example by the artist depicting a rural landscape at sunset, signed lower right, pastel on paper, sight 14.6 x 60.3cm (5 3/4 x 23 3/4in); housed in a 33 x 78.7cm (13 x 31in) antique frame

Starting Bid: $10
4522

SKF & DORMER TOOLS, ETC.

Assorted vintage tool and dye industry tools, screw pitch gauges, etc. manufactured by SKF and others

Starting Bid: $10
4523

MCM ART POTTERY TABLE LAMP

A vintage mid-20th century Italian art pottery mustard yellow glaze "coral" design table lamp, height to top of socket 61cm (24in)

Starting Bid: $10
4524

ANTIQUE BRASS TRAY

Large antique embossed rectangular brass ship's gallery tray, width from handle to handle 61cm (24in)

Starting Bid: $10
4525

THREE CRYSTAL BOWLS

Including 23.5cm (9 1/4in) Waterford "Lismore" pattern bowl, Nova Scotian crystal bowl and a wheel cut Bohemian crystal-applied triple foot rose bowl

Starting Bid: $10
4526

TWO MERMAID FIGURES

Two vintage patinated cast iron figures depicting mermaids, heights approximately 17.1cm (6 3/4in) and 20.3cm (8in)

Starting Bid: $10
4527

HUGE ASSORTMENT OF MATCHBOX CARS

Possibly hundreds of toy cars and trucks, found inside a large bin - mostly Matchbox and Majorette

Starting Bid: $10
4528

MAGAZINE STAND

Antique oak with two lift-top doors and handles, height 25in, width 24 1/2in

Starting Bid: $10
4529

JEWELLERY

Large assortment of jewellery in tray

Starting Bid: $10
4530

WALL HANGINGS

Including wooden ship's wheel clock with battery movement, diameter 61cm (24in); two reproduction garage signs; "coat of arms" hanging

Starting Bid: $10
4531

WADE TEA FIGURINES, ETC.

Assorted Wade tea figurines, Pinocchio and other Japanese porcelain figures

Starting Bid: $10
4532

AUTOGRAPHED JOHNNY BOWER PRINT

Limited edition numbered 606/1967, frame outer dimensions 63.5 x 54.6cm (25 x 21 1/2in) - signed by Bower and the artist Daniel Parry

Starting Bid: $10
4533

PAIR STERLING CANDELABRA

Pair three-light candelabra marked "Sterling" with weighted bases, height for each 34.9cm (13 3/4in)

Starting Bid: $10
4534

SHIP'S CLOCK

Brass ship's clock signed "Boston", diameter 14cm (5 1/2in), key included

Starting Bid: $10
4535

CARVED WALKING STICK

Carved and painted in the West Coast Haida style, length 90.8cm (35 3/4in)

Starting Bid: $10
4536

WAYNE GRETZKY COLLECTIBLE

"Wayne Gretzky 22kt Rookie and Career Cards" produced by Upper Deck

Starting Bid: $10
4537

SPELTER HORSE STATUE

Vintage "Horse and Jockey" spelter statue on wood plinth, height 28.6cm (11 1/4in), width 40.6cm (16in); some wear to figure and base

Starting Bid: $10
4538

CINNABAR VASE

Height 22.9cm (9in) including carved fitted stand

Starting Bid: $10
4539

INUIT STONE CARVING

Soapstone whale carving with vintage art label on base, height 31.1cm (12 1/4in)

Starting Bid: $10
4540

JEWELLERY

Assorted costume jewellery inside an art glass jewellery box (one foot missing)

Starting Bid: $10
4541

UNIQUE CONTAINER

Wood storage container with sliding metal lid depicting a herd of sheep, height 25.4cm (10in), width 43.2cm (17in)

Starting Bid: $10
4542

PAIR CHARLES HOLLIS JONES STYLE LAMPS

Vintage pair of MCM "Skyscraper" lucite and brass table lamps, 68.6cm (27in) and 73.7cm (29in) high to top of finials; Note: these lamps were likely designed by Charles Hollis Jones but l

Starting Bid: $10
4543

ART POTTERY

A group of six vintage Earthworks Barbados "Floral Pattern" art pottery items including a large 31.1cm (12 1/4in) high vase, oval platter, two vases, rectangular bowl and a small salt dis

Starting Bid: $10
4544

SIX ART DECO WINE GLASSES

Set of six vintage art deco era hand blown green wine glasses, each 21.6cm (8 1/2in) high

Starting Bid: $10
4545

7UP CHALK BOARD

Vintage metal advertising chalkboard, 71.1 x 50.8cm (28 x 20in)

Starting Bid: $10
4546

ANTIQUE HAT BOX

Antique metal hat box signed "Dowler", 27.9 x 38.1cm (11 x 15in)

Starting Bid: $10
4547

SMOKER'S STAND

Art deco cast iron smoker's stand with added ashtray, height 66cm (26in)

Starting Bid: $10
4548

PAIR CAST IRON URNS

Pair ornate painted cast iron urns on matching marble bases, each 47cm (18 1/2in) high; showing moderate paint wear; both lids are sealed closed

Starting Bid: $10
4549

TWO INUIT CARVINGS

Two soapstone carvings depicting a hunter and bird, one signed, heights 11.4cm (4 1/2in) and 13.3cm (5 1/4in)

Starting Bid: $10
4550

QUEEN ELIZABETH EPHEMERA

Including a vintage print, Coronation paper dolls and colouring book, 1937 London Illustrated News

Starting Bid: $10
4551

REMINGTON BRONZE

Small Remington recast sculpture on wood base, overall height 24.1cm (9 1/2in)

Starting Bid: $10
4552

WRISTWATCHES

Tray of assorted wristwatches

Starting Bid: $10
4553

CARPET BALLS

Tray of old and new carpet balls

Starting Bid: $10
4554

SHIP'S BAROMETER

Vintage brass ship's barometer signed "Boston", diameter 14cm (5 1/2in)

Starting Bid: $10
4555

PAIR BOOKENDS

Pair cast iron "dog" bookends, each 10.8cm (4 1/4in) high

Starting Bid: $10
4556

WRISTWATCHES

Tray of assorted wristwatches

Starting Bid: $10
4557

TOTEM POLE, FIGURINES

6 pieces including a decorative 35.6cm (14in) high metal totem, cast iron fish, ceramic and aluminum figures

Starting Bid: $10
4558

JEWELLERY

Tray lot of assorted jewellery, compact, etc.

Starting Bid: $10
4559

FOUR CURIOS

Including an Orrefors glass desk lamp, Middle Eastern brass storage box, geode art display and miniature cloisonne vase

Starting Bid: $10
4560

THE PERFECT CLOTHES WASHER

Made prior to front-load washer and dryers, an early copper clothes washer patented 1904, signed "The Perfect Clothes Washer", height 36.2cm (14 1/4in)

Starting Bid: $10
4561

VINTAGE COOPER HOCKEY GLOVES

Vintage leather stitched nylon forward/defenceman gloves made by Cooper

Starting Bid: $10
4562

PAIR MARBLE URNS

Pair modern green polished marble and ormulu urns, height for each 38.1cm (15in); unsigned but possibly Maitland Smith; Note: the lids are sealed closed

Starting Bid: $10
4563

COCA-COLA ADVERTISEMENT

Vintage cardboard advertisement, 50.8 x 90.8cm (20 x 35 3/4in); lithographed in Canada; showing some wear

Starting Bid: $10
4564

STAMP COLLECTION

Extensive collection of stamps including two binders, packages of new and used, specialty including arts and paintings, postcards with stamps, mint blocks of Canadian stamps, loose mint stamps, sta

Starting Bid: $10
4565

BEVELLED WALL MIRROR

Elegant bevelled glass wall mirror with etched floral border, 91.4 x 61cm (36 x 24in)

Starting Bid: $10
4566

ASSORTED EPHEMERA INCLUDING ROYALTY, SCRAPBOOKS, ETC.

Large assortment of ephemera including Royalty, vintage scrap books, old newspapers, magazines, recipe books, 1930's Arthur Voaden Secondary School, St Thomas ad articles, etc.

Starting Bid: $10
4567

PICTURE FRAME LIGHTS

Several vintage picture frame lights in various sizes and styles

Starting Bid: $10
4568

JANE WEST ACTION FIGURE

Vintage Jane West 27.9cm (11in) tall action figure by Marx, with original box and accessories

Starting Bid: $10
4569

CURIOS

Two trays of assorted curios including vintage pinball game, novelty wristwatches, old spectacles, etc.

Starting Bid: $10
4570

PINWHEEL CRYSTAL

Including 24.1cm (9 1/2in) high lidded jar, two bowls and serving tray

Starting Bid: $10
4571

LAWN BOWLING BALLS

Vintage set of lawn bowling balls in blue vinyl carrying case, made in Scotland

Starting Bid: $10
4572

TWO TURNTABLES

Audio Reflex model MR-125 and Garrard turntables, both offered "as is"

Starting Bid: $10
4573

JEWELLERY, ETC.

Tray lot of jewellery, assorted curios, etc.

Starting Bid: $10
4574

CASIO KEYBOARD

Casio CTK-510 keyboard with original box and sheet music - tested and working

Starting Bid: $10
4575

R.S. PRUSSIA, LIMOGES, ETC.

3pc. R.S. Prussia tea set (hairlines), six Limoges cups and saucers, Royal Albert, Belleek and Aynsley pieces

Starting Bid: $10
4576

MERCEDES PRINT

Decorative print depicting a 1939 Mercedes 540-K Spezial Roadster, frame outer dimensions 71.1 x 55.2cm (28 x 21 3/4in), published by Thompson Graphics, 1985

Starting Bid: $10
4577

GLASS OIL BOTTLE

Large vintage glass oil bottle signed "Bunsen Oil Burner", height 44.5cm (17 1/2in)

Starting Bid: $10
4578

CAST IRON ALLIGATOR

Perfect decoration for the garden or patio, length 40.6cm (16in)

Starting Bid: $10
4579

VINTAGE TRICYCLE

Circa 1960's "Thunder Rod" tricycle in original condition, height 60.3cm (23 3/4in), length 66cm (26in)

Starting Bid: $10
4580

CARVED CHAIR

Ornate carved dining or side chair, height to top of back 48in

Starting Bid: $10
4581

TWO YOUSUF KARSH BOOKS

Including "Karsh Portraits", University of Toronto Press, 1976, including many black and white plates of his famous portrait photos; together with "Yousuf Karsh and John Fisher See C

Starting Bid: $10
4582

THE ART OF WALT DISNEY

"The Art of Walt Disney - From Mickey Mouse to the Magic Kingdoms", hardcover revised and expanded edition by Christopher Finch, 504 pages

Starting Bid: $10
4583

EXCEPTIONAL TIP KETTLE & PITCHER

Including a highly ornate antique silverplated "Meriden" tip kettle with stand; together with a signed silverplated "Treble" pitcher (lid requires re-attachment); heights approx

Starting Bid: $10
4584

THE THOMSON COLLECTION

5-volume set in protective case "The Thomson Collection at the Art Gallery of Ontario" including his renowned Canadian art collection, ship models, medieval ivories and other works of art

Starting Bid: $10
4585

1959 OXFORD DICTIONARY

Published by Leland Publishing Company Ltd., Toronto, 1959, a large 2536-page leather-bound dictionary (some wear)

Starting Bid: $10
4586

MCM OTTOMAN

Vintage teak ottoman with canvas foot rest, height 16 1/2in, 24 1/2in wide, 20in deep; some surface wear

Starting Bid: $10
4587

THE SELECTED JOURNALS OF L.M. MONTGOMERY

Four-volume hardcover set, edited by Mary Rubio and Elizabeth Waterston, Oxford University Press, 1985

Starting Bid: $10
4588

ANTIQUE FURNITURE REFERENCE BOOKS

A nice selection of vintage books including American and Upper Canadian furniture, 7 books

Starting Bid: $10
4589

VINTAGE WALL HANGING

Painted metal wall hanging on 54 x 30.5cm (21 1/4 x 12in) backboard

Starting Bid: $10
4590

LINDT STYMEIST POTTERY

A fine selection of Lindt Stymeist pottery, including 28.6cm (11 1/4in) high coffee pot, three-piece canister set, four espresso cups and saucers, two large coffee cups with saucers, water jug, but

Starting Bid: $10
4591

PAIR CINNABAR VASES

Pair Chinese cinnabar vases on rosewood stands, both appear to be in excellent condition - height for each including stand 19.7cm (7 3/4in)

Starting Bid: $10
4592

CRUET SET

6-piece antique glass cruet set on 44.5cm (17 1/2in) silverplated stand

Starting Bid: $10
4593

TWO MAJOLICA PLATES

Pair majolica "leaf" plates, each 24.1 x 22.9cm (9 1/2 x 9in); made in Portugal

Starting Bid: $10
4594

BLUE WILLOW

Selection of antique Blue Willow comprising 9 pieces, one with hairline

Starting Bid: $10
4595

SILVERPLATE

Nice selection of vintage silverplate including a 3pc. tea set, tray with reticulated edge, teapot and creamer, basket, etc.

Starting Bid: $10
4596

ANTIQUE CHINA

Including a pair of hand-painted plates, pair compotes and circa 1858 twin-handled platter which measures 38.1cm (15in) diameter

Starting Bid: $10
4597

WATERFORD "KENMORE PATTERN" GLASSES

Including a set of eight water goblets measuring 17.5cm (6 7/8in), together with a set of eight plus one crystal white wine glasses measuring 14cm (5 1/2in), all in exceptional virtually unused con

Starting Bid: $10
4598

COLOURFUL ART POTTERY

Including a 30.5cm (12in) diameter Talavera Mexico bowl and smaller bowl, three pieces South African art pottery by Mfuneko Dingiswayo and an incised floral signed Pirraca Redondo Portugal art pott

Starting Bid: $10
4599

VINTAGE MILITARY ITEMS

Including a quantity of military badges and buttons, pair Canadian Navy Cadet bookends, pair brass boxes with Navy anchor symbols, U.S. Dept. of the Air Force Val St.

Starting Bid: $10
4600

PAIR CRYSTAL "TOWER" TABLE LAMPS

Of very fine quality and in working condition (possibly Waterford), each 49.5cm (19 1/2in) high to socket; bases require tightening

Starting Bid: $10
4601

TWO PIECES RARE SPORTS MEMORABILIA

Including a framed series of Montreal Expos 1981 World Series proof tickets "Closer Still Champions - National League East" in 36.2 x 46.4cm (14 1/4 x 18 1/4in) frame; together with a CFL

Starting Bid: $10
4602

ART POTTERY

A group of 6 vintage Earthworks Barbados "Scroll Pattern" art pottery pieces including a figural fish plate measuring 38.1cm (15in) diameter, three rectangular plates and two rectangular trays/bowl

Starting Bid: $10
4603

GILTWOOD FRENCH MIRROR

Antique hand-carved French Rococco wall mirror, outer dimensions 68.6 x 47cm (27 x 18 1/2in)

Starting Bid: $10
4604

ART GLASS PERFUME BOTLES

Including a set of three clear cased pink art glass perfume bottles with globe/ball stoppers, a set of two clover shape perfume bottles (one with atomizer and the other with an ornate stopper), two

Starting Bid: $10
4605

INUIT STONE CARVINGS

7 carvings including a "Hunter and Seal" soapstone, signed Inukshuk carving standing 15.2cm (6in) high and five small animal carvings by Dimu

Starting Bid: $10
4606

MCM ART POTTERY

Including a blue and violet glazed covered jar/vase measuring 19.7cm (7 3/4in) high by Jack Herman (Canadian), a dragonfly motif spiral plate by Mudslinger Pottery, small pot/vase by Bailey Brown,

Starting Bid: $10
4607

AIRCRAFT, SEAFARING & MILITARY RELATED BOOKS

With a good number of them signed by the authors, featuring "The Sikorsky Legacy" signed and accompanied by a signed card from Igor I.

Starting Bid: $10
4608

CURIOS

Tray lot of curios including NHL cards, old dominoes, pens, etc. together with four antique leather holsters

Starting Bid: $10
4609

CHINA & CRYSTAL

Tray lot including assorted Royal Albert "Val D'or" china, crystal, cups and saucers

Starting Bid: $10
4610

VINTAGE TOYS

Assortment of vintage die-cast toys including Dinky, Corgi, etc.

Starting Bid: $10
4611

STORAGE BOXES

Including a diminutive storage trunk, 30.5 x 50.8 x 29.8cm (12 x 20 x 11 3/4in), doll trunk and carrying case (one with doll clothes) and four-drawer industrial metal office cabinet

Starting Bid: $10
4612

SPORTS PRINTS

Large selection reproduction sports prints in black frames - note: these once hung in a local bar and the frames are offered "as is" - 27 prints total

Starting Bid: $10
4613

LIGHTING

Including pair boudoir lamps with prisms, vintage wall light, oil lamp and figural metal table lamp base

Starting Bid: $10
4614

VINTAGE RIDING TOY

Vintage pressed steel children's fire truck toy, manufactured by Wyandotte - length 78.7cm (31in); showing age wear, missing a wheel

Starting Bid: $10
4615

JOE ROCKET MOTORCYCLE JACKET

Size men's XL with shoulder pads, like new condition - retail price $399.00

Starting Bid: $10
4616

LOUIS MARX TRAIN SET

Vintage tin train set including 8 rolling stock, 2 transformers, 2 display pieces and 1 track

Starting Bid: $10