10-16-15 Large Public Multi-Estate Auction Parsonsburg, MD

Large Public Multi-Estate Auction

8000 Esham Road, Parsonsburg, MD 21849
Friday October 16th @ 4 PM

Selling from a Very Prominent John Andrews Upshur Estate of Accomack Co. VA Estate, and several other Eastern Shore Estates including: the King Estate of Ocean Pines, MD and the Edson Estate of Salisbury, MD!


Quest 22ft Center Console Boat, Selection of Antique and Modern Furniture, Period Furniture, 19th Century Artwork, 2001 Nissan Sentra, Clock Collection, Primitives, Rugs, Local Books, Very Large Qty of Tools, Appliances, Late 19th Cent. Billiards Table, Qty of Vintage fishing rods and more!


Abel Upshur

Auctioneers Note: From period furniture, 19th Century Artwork & Billiards table to a 22’ Center console boat this sale is sure to have something for everyone. This Auction features items from the Estate of John Andrews Upshur of Greenbush, VA. John who is related to Abel Parker Upshur who was Appointed Secretary of the Navy in 1841 & Secretary of State in 1843 by John Tyler the 10th President of the United States. On the 28th of Feb. 28, 1844, while with President Tyler and many other dignitaries on a Potomac River demonstration cruise on board the steamship USS Princeton, Secretary Upshur and several others were killed when one of the ship’s guns exploded.

Click here for Information on Abel Parker Upshur on Wikipedia

Click here for Information on John Andrews Upshur on Find a Grave


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Online Bidding: This is an Live Auction held at the Allen & Marshall facility with Online Absentee Bidding. If you can’t attend the auction you can leave Absentee Bids via our online bidding platform. If for example you wish to bid on a Madison Mitchell Decoy you can create and account and leave a bid on that item. You have the option of placing a starting bid and a maximum bid. If the current bid is $100 you could bid $110. Then someone comes along and bids $120 and you are out. If you place a Maximum bid of, say $500, the computer will only put you in for the next bid amount. It will then bid for you up to your maximum or below if the competitive bidding ceased below your high bid amount.


Directions: At the intersection of Rt. 50 & Forest Grove Rd., in Parsonsburg, turn North onto Forest Grove Rd. and follow for 0.5 miles to Old Ocean City Rd. Right onto Old O. C. Rd. and follow for 1.2 miles to Esham Rd. Left onto Esham Rd. and follow for 1.2 miles to burgundy/tan building on left. Signs Posted.

Boxlots: (4 PM): Rowe Ami model CD playing juke box, Whirlpool dryer, Magic Chef apartment size refrigerator, Franckin Chef stainless wine cooler (nib), Guinness advertising beer barrel, approximately 150 vintage fishing rods and reels for salt water, fresh water and surf fishing, Patton floor fan, large appliance dolly, LG Qty NIB items to include: Sunbeam water cooler, radio flyer wagon, Star Wars talking bank, orbittrek, and others. Several RCA Radio/TV tube cases and kits, beer advertising lights and mirrors, LG Qty of dolls, 10 gallon shop vac, double tree, yard tools, (2) 10 speed mountain bikes, very large Qty of tools to include: John Deere chain saw, Craftsman chain saw, DeWalt router, pipe clamps, qty. Coleman lanterns, drills, tool boxes, garden tools, digging bars, “C” clamps, saws, skill saws, mower blades (nib), pipe wrenches, bolt cutters, tool kits, several Werner fiberglass and aluminum “A” frame ladders and extension ladders and more!!

Lesser Furniture (4:15): We will sell Non Cataloged Lesser Furniture at 4:15 and sell Cataloged furniture items from Lot 190-135)

Estate Vehicle: (5 PM): 2001 Nissan Sentra GXE 4 door, 4 cylinder, automatic, P/W, P/L, showing 151,995 miles!

Boat (5:15 PM): 1996 Quest 22ft Center Console boat with 200HP Johnson Ocean Runner, Icom VHF, Garmin GPS 440S starts and runs, Boat sits on 1995 Load Rite single axle trailer Five Star trailer.

Glass/China/Collectibles (5:15 PM): Several Lance cracker jars with lids, Toms Roasted Peanuts advertising jar, Popeye cast iron bank, Wimpy cast iron bank, Royal Daulton Smuggler toby mug, Cutler Mfg Co. U.S. mail chute, Roscher Burl knot bowl, vintage wooden lobster trap, Dietz Jr. Railroad lantern, plastic black Americana salt and pepper shaker set, pewter tankard, pewter platter, Rayo lamps, cast iron door stop, cast iron boot jack, antique iron and brass transit in wooden box, (3) Travis Tyler, Crisfield, MD miniature decoys, vintage metal Pabst Blue Ribbon figural boxer advertisement, small Qty of lighters, carved soapstone dish with dueling figural lions, LG “Pomerania” pattern tureen and under plate, Dietz lantern, “Tuscan Love” English transferware, McCoy planter, several frame Currier and Ives prints and more!

Clock Collection: Approximately 25+ clocks to include: German marble mantel clock, Ansonia etched marble mantel clock, New Haven Clock Co. mantel clock, Hamilton bracket clock, Sessions camelback mantel clock, Waterbury Clock Co. carved kitchen clock, E. Ingraham Carved kitchen clock, Ansonia carved Walnut Victorian kitchen clock, pillard mantel clock, Ansonia heavy marble pillard mantel clock, Oak mission style wall clock, square Regulator wall clock, round Regulator wall clock, several cuckoo clocks and many others!

Collectibles from the John Upshur Estate Accomack Co, VA: Arbuckles Roasted Coffee wooden advertising box, 6 gal stoneware crock, 2 brown ware handled jugs, several whiskey jugs, singer model 221 Featherweight sewing machine, 3 gal eared bulbous crock, tobacco jar, railroad lantern, prismed mantel lustres, large hand crafted sailing ship, Towle style painted tray, Several 19th Cent dresser boxes, 50pc set of Copeland Spode Romney pattern china, English stoneware handled lobster dish, Harpers Ferry Transfer plates, LG Qty of transferware, Whiskey and Sherry decanters, liquor set, small Qty of sterling silver and more!!

Artwork and Local Books from the John Upshur Estate, Accomack, VA: “On The Thames” framed oil on canvas by Alfred Breanski C.1856, “Rounding the Buoy” framed sailing oil on canvas by R.S. Austin 1875, “Launch of the Lifeboat” framed chromolithograph by L. Prang & Co. Boston, Mass, framed portrait of A.P. Upsher Secretary of State 1844, (2) framed sailing watercolors by S.R. Wright, (2) framed sailing engravings of E. Indiaman sailing ship, (3) framed 19th Cent silk patchwork squares, framed lithograph portrait of George Walton, framed watercolor titled “ Shadow of a Ghost” by Kenneth Harris and many others- Local books to include: The Official Bluebook of the Jamestown Tercentennial Exposition book # 514 dated 1909, Old Churches and Families of the Eastern Shore Vol I and II, History of the U.S. Navy Vol I and II by Edgar Stanton Maclay 1901, U.S. Naval Academy 1900, American Antique Furniture Vol I and II by Edgar G. Miller Jr., Colonial Churches of Tidewater, VA, Chesapeake Bay and Tidewater by Audrey Bodine and others!


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Cataloged Furniture (7:30 PM): We will sell the Cataloged Furniture/Artwork items #1-#134 starting at 7:30 PM. The Lesser Cataloged Furniture Items (#135-190) will be sold at 4:15 PM

Furniture and Rugs from the John Upshur Estate Accomack, VA: Queen Anne Mahogany swing leg card table w/ secret compartment c.1740, Walnut Chippendale period 4 drawer chest of drawers w/ fluted quarter columns and original ogee feet c. 1770, Queen Anne period crotch top tri-fed table c. 1735, Walnut Queen Anne period urn splat slip seat dining chair c. 1725, Mahogany Hepplewhite drop leaf tapered leg table w/ single drawer, late 18th Cent English Walnut hanging corner cupboard w/ pinwheel inlay, early primitive Pine shoe foot bench table, Sheraton Mahogany Banquet table with end extensions c.1870, (6) Philadelphia Centennial side chairs, 18th Cent Italian Renaissance table, Pair of Virginia Craftsman twin Canopy beds, Empire flame grain chest of drawers, Walnut birdcage tilt top table, (2) Hepplewhite period transitional side chairs, Mahogany bow front china cabinet, (6) boot jack saber leg side chairs, Poplar single drawer washstand, LG Qty of side chairs, primitive rocking chair, primitive arrow back Windsor chair, Grand Rapids F.C. Mahogany three drawer two door sideboard, several blanket chests, four poster double bed, silver chest on stand, dome top blanket trunk, Kittenger Charterhouse Camelback sofa, approximately 20 and knotted wool pile rugs of various patterns and sizes and more!!

Antique Furniture (7:30 PM): Primitive butcher’s block, Indo Chinese Rosewood Highly carved marble insert plant stand w/ ball in claw feet, Mahogany French Provincial inlaid two tier lamp table, primitive Pine farm style single door wash stand, antique Oak slat seat park style bench with floral carved back, Victorian Walnut carved lamp table, Primitive Pine wall shelf, carved tri-fed dump waiter, three tier folding pie stand, Mahogany Depression era single door china cabinet, Mahogany two drawer server, Mahogany two drawer two door sideboard, 4ft x15ft wool pile runner, late 19th Cent/early 20th cent Oak full size billiards table with 3 pc slate and original hardware (table needs some TLC) and more to be listed soon.

Modern Furniture (7:30 PM):Broyhill Cherry 9pc dining room suite, Primitive style Pine plank top dining table with benches, Primitive style painted two door over two drawer cabinet with Pine top, primitive style painted blue four door hutch, red wash painted country style single door open face hutch, diminutive Pine two door two drawer sideboard, Broyhill King size Cherry sleigh bed, British Traditions Inc. Pine four drawer four door step back cupboard, Lancer F.C. plaid upholstered sofa, Cherry beveled glass grandfather clock, Martha Washington style chair, contemporary Cherry dining table, set of (4) whitewash ladder back rush seat chairs, Pine country single drawer over one door stand, hand crafted Pine plank bottom chair, four door one drawer corner cabinet, golf themed three drawer painted end table, diminutive painted chest w/ sailing ship motif, Broyhill F.C. Pine 8 drawer dresser and end table, Maple cocktail table, and more to be listed soon.

Artwork (7:30 PM): Framed print of the Chesapeake Bay by Myrna McGrath, framed Ringling Bros. circus advertisement, framed Clyde Bros Circus advertisement and more!

Terms Personal Property: Cash Or Approved Check Day of sale. Visa/MC/Amex/Discover. 13% Buyer Premium. 3% Discount for cash or check. Everything Sold “As Is” with no warranties of any kind. Auction conducted inside & outside of 10,000 Sq. Ft. facility.  Two Auctioneers. Some seating provided. Food served by Johnny’s of Salisbury, MD .

Preview: Two hours prior to the start of the Auction.

Image Galleries – Click on image below to enter the desired Gallery!

      Personal Property Photos             Furniture Catalog Photos               Boat/Car Photos

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John Upshur Estate Items   Canal Park Drive Photos   Darby Court Photos    Tabletop/Showcase Photos

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