Public Estate Auction – Home & Contents – November 14th 2009

Public Estate Auction - Home & Contents - November 14th 20099 Bay Street, Berlin, MD

Saturday Nov. 14th at 10 AM 

This Auction will be conducted as scheduled. There is a large outbuilding on the property that most of the items will be sold in.

Selling the contents of two historical Berlin Homes for the Living Estate of Ernest Brittingham!!

*Primitives, Furniture, Local Advertising, Vintage Toys, Roseville* 

Auctioneers Note: This sale is an eclectic collection of items from two very large historical homes in Berlin both held by the Living Estate of Ernest Brittingham !! Please join us for another memorable on site auction sale!!

Directions: (From Salisbury and Points North and West) Travel East on MD RT 50 for 15 miles to MD 818 (N. Main Street) on right. Turn right onto N. Main Street and Travel approx. 1 mile to MD 376 on Left. Turn left onto 376 and make immediate right. Arrive at auction sale. (From Snow Hill and points South). Travel 14 miles North on US 113 (N. Worcester Hwy) to Bay Street on left. Turn left onto Bay Street and arrive at auction sale. Signs Posted.

Primitives/Glass/ Local Advertising/Toys(10 AM): Nice selection of primitives to include: E.S. split Oak baskets, W.M. Mayer Harrisburg, PA 2 gal blue decorated whiskey jug, 2 gal blue and gray decorated crock, several stoneware crocks of all sizes, peck and half peck measure, well buckets, hog scrapers, butter presses, butter churn, coal scuttles, powder horn, wooden dough bowl, PRR kerosene wall lanterns and more- several 19th century hand colored Currier and Ives lithographs, Hubley floral cast iron door stop, needlepoint samplers, Martha Washington Log Cabin cookbook, vintage paper Mache jack-o-lantern and rabbit, painted apple vinegar jug, Seth Thomas Oak mantle clock, Ingraham Oak gingerbread clock, Griswold 8″ cast iron Dutch oven, Roseville to include (3) vases, Dietz “Little Wizard” lantern, alicite Lincoln drape lamp, Towle ware comb box, Embury Mfg Co. “Air Pilot” kerosene lantern, black cat wind directional, Dressel ruby railroad lantern, Adlake ruby railroad lantern, vintage U.S. postal service leather mail service bag, hanging game scene in cross frames, fruit decorated agate bowl, vintage ice cream bells, cast iron sailor, miniature oils, cigar mold, vintage marbles, carnival glass hen on nest, blue cobalt trophy cup vases, blue sapphire pitcher, Dairylee “Baby Top” milk bottle, Rocky Marciano autographed pamphlet, Singer featherlite sewer in box, Vintage Toys to include: Sears and Roebuck Co. 6 in 1 racing game, Marx Co. Western Ranch set in box, Ohio art sand shovels, Umaykit Sioux war bonnet by xacto, Marx tin cars, wind up car and more. Selection of local advertising to include: Pepper Feed Service, Selbyville, DE phone 2486 silhouette thermometer, Ellingsworth Oil Co. Selbyville, DE phone 8135 advertising thermometer, Pilchard Bros., Salisbury, MD and Pocomoke phone 170, Farlow’s Pharmacy Berlin, MD druggist bottle, and more!!

Furniture: Walnut 5 drawer crotch flame veneer marble top bachelor’s chest w/ glove boxes, 3pc Parlor set, Antique Oak dining table, Victorian high back piano stool w/ ball in claw feet, reverse paint on glass framed scenes, several Victorian porch columns, carved Oak cloverleaf table, Pr splint seat rocking chairs, several flat top trunks, Mission Oak child’s rocker, several primitive porch rocking chairs, LG wooden spoke wagon wheel, two door punch tin pie safe, U.S. Post office pigeon hole boxes Philadelphia, PA, Victorian Pump organ, single stack barrister bookcase, several flat top and steamer trunks, wicker fernery, twig art plant stand, brass floor lamp, wicker porch furniture, pr large concrete urn planters and more.

Boxlots: (To be sold last) Dot Quillen Chincoteague, VA carved shorebird, minnow traps, cast iron planters, several primitive Oak plant stands, child’s wooden rocking horse, hand painted Japanese vase, insulators, primitive wheels, pulleys, Lg Ruby compote, egg plate, covered butters, aluminum cookware, Great Bear spring water bottle, goofus glass vase, brass fire extinguisher, Lg Qty knick knacks and figurines, and still discovering.

Personal Property Terms: 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 onsite. Two Auctioneers. Some seating provided. Food served by Station 7 Restaurant of Pittsville, Maryland.

Real Estate: (12 PM) Nestled on Bay Street in charming Downtown Berlin, this 4 bedroom, 1 full bath and one half bath home awaits your loving restoration. Known as the Ashmead House, this home and its historic outbuildings are listed with the Maryland Historical Trust. Please see the attached Historic Trust Inventory Form for many details on the home and outbuildings, one of which was a former slaves quarters, according to the seller. Boasting an incredible floorplan, this home�s charm is absolutely inspiring � from the painted cabinetry in the large kitchen to the wide front porch to the beautiful yard with mature landscaping. Walking distance to such Berlin landmarks as the Atlantic Hotel and The Globe. City water and sewer. Heated with oil and a furnace replaced in late 1997, according to the sellers.

Real Estate Terms: $5,000.00 down on the day of auction in cash, certified check [which can be written to yourself and signed over to Marshall Auctions if you are the successful bidder] or check acceptable by Auction Company. Balance to be paid in 45 days. Property is sold as is, where is. 2.5% Buyer Premium. All bids on the home are subject to seller confirmation, unless advertised as absolute, no reserve. Prospective Buyer responsible for any desired inspections prior to the auction. Auction Co. makes no representation or warranties of any kind. Buyer to pay all settlement costs. Broker Participation. Brokers wishing to represent a client must have their client(s) registered no later than 48 hours prior to the auction. Terms Subject to Change. Contact Marshall Estate Services, a Division of Marshall Auction-Marketing Co., Inc. with real estate questions and for Complete Details: 410-749-8092,

Contact Auction Company for Additional Details. 410-835-0384

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