Auctioneers Note: The home and property have been listed for sale and everything must go regardless of price. Mr. Crockett was very well known on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. Gene was an avid hunter and fisherman as many remember seeing him on his boat the “Bimini Twist”. A&M Auctioneers is honored to bring his estate to public auction. Don’t miss this opportunity to pay the prices you want to pay. Go to AMauctions.com for all details!
Directions: At the intersection of Rt. 13 and Wachapreague Rd (Rt 180) turn East onto Wachapreague Rd. and follow for 3.9 miles to Bradfords Neck Rd. Turn right onto Bradfords Neck Rd. and follow for 0.5 miles to Marlin Ln. Turn left onto Marlin Lane and follow Lane back for 0.3 miles to home. This is a private lane. Please do not drive down the lane other than on the Preview and Auction Pickup Days. Signs posted. CLICK HERE FOR A GOOGLE MAP.
Online Bidding: This is an Online Only Auction held on the A&M Auctioneers website. Early Pre-Bidding will open soon! You will be able to bid at any time up until the closing time for each individual items which will start at 5 PM on THURSDAY January 13th, 2021. 1 lot will end Approx. every 30 seconds. This Auction will feature a soft closing. If someone bids in the last minute before an item closes the bidding on that item only will be extended for 1 minute. This will give you a chance to bid again. This process will continue until one person stops bidding or doesn’t bid before the time runs out.
Jeep Cherokee: 2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport four door 4×4, 6 cylinder, automatic, P/W, P/L, Showing 189,135 Miles. VIN# 1J4FF48S4YL14688.
Zero Turn Mower: Hustler Sport model 48” zero turn mower with Honda GXV350 motor, John Deere model 7 pull behind lawn trailer with dump body, John Deere pull behind lawn spreader.
Guns/Decoys/Ammunition: Arrieta Co. Mortons Limited 12 gauge double barrel shotgun with engraved receiver, American Gun Company New York antique double barrel 12 gauge shotgun with exposed hammers and twin triggers, Remington Arms Co. Bolt Action .22 long rifle, William Turner, Eastern Shore of Virginia hand carved Bufflehead Drake decoy branded on underside W.H.T., Pair of Cast Iron Canvasback sink box decoys signed on underside “John Daddy Holly Havre de Grace, MD 1890” in contemporary paint, Set of (4) Rick Fish, Chincoteague, VA cork body black duck decoys branded FISH on underside all rigged with weights and line ready to hunt, From the Personal Rig of Gene Crockett, Jeff Jester, Chincoteague, VA 1996 hand carved mini Atlantic Brant decoy, Pair of Rick Fish cork body Black Duck decoys branded FISH on underside, Primitive Eastern Shore of Virginia Atlantic Brant decoy in old working repaint with cast iron hardware affixed as keel weight, Wayne Baker full body standing Plover, carved plover decoy initialed RB on underside, carved Mallard Duck head and Pintail Duck head wall hanging plaques, Primitive style Eastern Shore of Virginia standing Plover on driftwood branded NL on underside for Neil Lessard, cast iron miniature Canvasback duck paper weight, Pair of Eastern Shore of Virginia Cork Body Canada Goose decoys with wooden keels in original paint, (9) Primitive style cork body red head decoys in updated paint, (15) Vintage Herter’s Plastic Canada Goose decoys most all rigged, (17) Sport-Plast Atlantic Brant Decoys most all rigged, (5) boxes of antique Winchester Repeating Arms Co. .45 M1911 Ball ammo, (75) rounds of Winchester 380 Automatic 95 grain full metal jacket rounds, Lg Qty of Greenhead gear decoys, 225 rounds of Kent Fasteel 12 gauge 2 ¾” #3 shot, (4) hand made duck/decoy retrievers from Gene Crockett’s own personal rig each branded G.H.C. and much more!
Willie Crockett Artwork: Original Watercolor of “Maine Squeeze” Gene Crockett’s fishing boat on the Wachapreague Canal by Willie Crockett 1996. This is the one and original painting done near buoy 14 of the channel, Original framed watercolor of Sportfisher “Bimini Twist” at sea signed and dated Crockett 07’. This is the one and only watercolor of Mr. Gene Crockett’s famed boat the “Bimini Twist”. Orig. framed Willie Crockett watercolor of Menhaden fisherman on the lower Chesapeake Bay signed Crockett, framed Original Watercolor of Eastern Shore of Virginia Workboats at Shanty’s signed W.C. Crockett lower right, Original framed Willie Crockett watercolor of fishing vessel at sea signed Crockett lower left 1980, Orig. framed Willie Crockett watercolor of fisherman at pound net on the eastern shore of Virginia 1980, Orig. watercolor of Osprey in Tree with Speckle trout signed Crockett, Orig. watercolor and acrylic of duck hunters in snow over marsh signed Crockett 78’ lower right 32” x 25, Original framed Willie Crockett Watercolor of Pintail ducks over marsh signed Crockett, Original framed Watercolor of ducks over marsh signed Crockett lower right 1974, Original framed watercolor of ducks over marsh signed Crockett 1971, 5) Primitive style Eastern Shore of Virginia Canada Goose Silhouettes, Original watercolor of workboat signed Crockett 75’, Framed print of Harbor signed Crockett 1987.
Sculptures/Antiques/Collectables: W.H. Turner signed bronze sculpture of feeding mallard ducks signed and dated 48/100 1984, D.H. Turner signed bronze sculpture of Dolphins on marble base signed and dated 11/80 1992, W.H. Turner hand sculpted Bronze sculpture of Lab and Duck signed 1990 2/25, J. Roger Schwendeman hand carved Wahoo dated 6/9, Hand Carved White Marlin on driftwood signed Charles T. on underside, RARE Fox Island Rod and Gun Club branded half wooden bucket top from the famed Hunt Club, RARE Ward Brothers Autographed Copy of 1973 carving and arts exhibit signed by both Lem and Steve Ward, Vintage cast iron figural bull frog bull stop, primitive style whale carving on driftwood signed Capt. Neil Lessard Cape Charles, VA, cast iron Bull Terrier Door stop in original pain, signed Turner Porcelain sculpture of Preening Hooded Merganser 1970, Primitive 19th Century Copper apple butter kettle with cast iron handle, William Henry Turner porcelain duckling standing duckling with raised wings, Gene Crockett’s personal whiskey flask “Dry as A” silver plated with fish theme and monogrammed, (2) Eastern Shore of Virginia primitive metal and wire handled oyster baskets, Miniature Bronze sailfish sculpture signed J.P. Turnbaugh, Indian arrowhead display in fitted mini Oak showcase, signed Steuben glass 7” center bowl, early Eastern Shore of Virginia Indian Pottery Bowl, cast iron figural 8” snapping turtle door stop, Vintage Eastern Shore of Virginia advertising thermometer with various business across the eastern shore of Virginia, Hand sculpted 8” figural brass oyster dish, Farmers and Merchants National Bank vintage advertising bottle opener, 5pc etched glass sailing ship themed decanter with glass ships wheel stop, Several sculpted and hand carved turtles in various sizes, Pair of heavy brass 1997 figural duck head book ends, vintage Petri model Seven 35mm camera in leather case, (2) primitive wooden handled oyster knives, (2) Carval Hall crab knives, York Metal Crafters aluminum figural flounder dish, Oleg Cassini signed crystal bottle stopper in original box with original tag, Cedar Carving of the Eastern Shore of Virginia signed built by Grant, Large Qty of Eastern Shore and Chesapeake Bay related books, “Bimini Twist” teak trail board from Mr. Crockett’s famous boat and more!
Nautical Collectables: “Crockett” hand made and paint decorated contemporary trail board, Herb Jester hand crafted wooden skiff model signed and personalized to Gene Crockett, Wall mount half hull model of “Man-O-War” sailing dinghy by Joe Albury, Primitive Eastern Shore of Virginia hand carved boat hull in old blue paint, Chelsea brass wall mount ships weather barometer, Selsi German wall hanging clock dial style weather barometer, cast brass ships anchor candle holder, Vintage 3 blade boat prop, vintage Man-O-War Marine Varnish tin change bank advertising tin by the McCloskey Co, West and Co. wall mount weather barometer, Qty of fishing and navigational charts and much more!
Furniture: Late 19th Century S. W. Sparrow signed Eastern Shore of Virginia Pine Nautical Seamans Chest with rope handles, Kevin Daley Cabinet Maker Onancock, VA Primitive style Country Pine three tier over two door cabinet, Pair of Kevin Daley Cabinet Maker Onancock, VA Pine single drawer tapered leg end tables, 19th Century shipping trunk with leather handles and removable interior tray, 3pc Hatch Cover Table and bench set, Eastern Shore of Virginia Pine dovetailed diminutive blanket chest, Stressless leather adjustable lounge chair with matching ottoman, antique Oak carved Paw foot dining table, set of (4) antique Oak spindle back dining chairs, Pine country style single door raised panel cabinet, Contemporary Pine Country style single door raised panel Chimney style cabinet, Eastern Shore of Virginia Style Pine four drawer Chippendale style chest of drawers, Belnick Inc. Stressless style brown leather lounge chair and ottoman, Pair of rush back and bottom open arm country style rocking chairs, Contemporary Pine hatch cover style end table, Pine four drawer cottage chest, antique Oak Open arm rocking chair with upholstered seat and back, childs Boston style rocking chair with paint decorated crest, Pine country antique style five drawer chest of drawers, Primitive 19th century drop leaf table with tapered legs, Flexsteel Industries Three cushion upholstered sofa, Pair of Pine bar stools and much more!
Rugs; Hand knotted wool Pile Persian area rug with original importer tag, Semi-antique wool pile hand knotted Heriz area rug, hand knotted wool Pile Persian prayer rug, hand knotted Wool Pile Tabrez runner, hand knotted wool Pile Persian rug, Mid Century Indian Wool Pile floral pattern scatter rug, Semi-antique Wool Pile Indian Heriz area rug, Hand knotted wool Pile portrait pattern scatter rug, Indian Wool Pile prayer rug and many others!
Artwork/Sporting Art: Original framed Oil of Wahoo by signed Wayne Fulcher 1996 lower right, “Pig Fish” signed prints by W. Turner of the Eastern Shore of Virginia signed and numbered 11/100 1997, Framed Print of Black Ducks signed W. H. Turner 6/1000 personalized for Gene Crockett, Original Oil on board of sailing ship signed Wm A. Marshall lower right, Framed Oil/ Serigraph of pintails over marsh signed W. H. Turner 5/1000, “Cedar Point” framed waterfowl hunting print signed Reneson 188/300, “Smoke on the Water” framed Print of Wahoo, Original Oil on Pine Panel of Pintail drake signed A. Peeler lower right, “Majestic Blue” framed print of Blue Marlin by Wayne Fulcher, “Rascal” framed print by Tom Jones, several signed A.B. Frost Sporting prints, Original Oil on Pine Panel of Hooded Merganser signed lower right MP, “The Ambush” framed hunting print signed and numbered Reneson, W. H. Turner framed print of Great Horned Owl, Original oil on canvas of shanty on marsh signed V.P. M 83, “Lucky Pond” framed Dry Point etching by Richard Bishop signed by Artist, “Afternoon Hunt” framed print by Dave Noll, “Chilly Work” charcoal and acrylic unsigned, “Coming About Canvasbacks” by James Meger, “Winter Geese” framed print by Harry Lamar Richardson, Framed A.B. Frost print of hunting the Susquehanna River flats, W. Turner 1986 framed print of Black Bellied Plover and much more!
Special Interest: (2) Huffy Good Vibrations Model Cruiser bicycles, Kimber Life Act Guardian Angel profession non-lethal self defense stun gun in original tin, (2) Primitive wooden Oar remnants from the Eastern Shore of Virginia. One is branded #5 and signed H. Jester 12-77 in wood, Fiberglass Fish Replica of Mr. Crockett’s Citation 28” trout, Samsung 32” flat screen TV, Bose Wave Radio with remote and external Bose Speakers, Vizio model D43 43” flat screen TV with stand, Campbell Hausfeld 2 gallon 100psi portable air compressor, Stihl model MSA 120C portable chain saw with battery and charger, Vizio model E 24 flat screen TV with remote, vintage Crams Imperial 12” desktop world globe, Vintage Nippon Gakki Yamaha Band Harmonica in original box, superb selection of vinyl records and more!
Terms Personal Property: Visa/MC/Amex/Discover or approved check. 18% Buyer Premium. VA 5.3% Sales Tax.All property is sold “As Is, Where Is”, and All Sales are Final. Property is open to thorough public inspection. It is the Bidder’s responsibility to determine condition, age genuineness, authenticity, value or any other determinative factor. Allen & Marshall Auctioneers and Appraisers, LLC may attempt to describe the merchandise in advertising, on the phone, on the internet and at the auction but makes no representations. In no event shall Allen & Marshall Auctioneers and Appraisers, LLC be held responsible for having made or implied any warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Bidder shall be the sole judge of value. VAAR#2907003739
Pick Up Date: Items must be picked up at the Auction Site in Wachapreague, VA on SUNDAY January 16th from 10 AM – 2 PM. This is the only time that the Auction Co. will be onsite at the home for Pickup. Items not picked up by 2 PM on SUNDAY January 16th, 2022 will be considered abandoned and will be disposed of at the discretion of the Auction Co. And/Or Property owner. If you unable to attend the Auction pickup you must designate a person to pick your items up for you. Buyer is responsible for the following requirements. #1: Buyer is responsible for removing all items from the Property. #2 Buyer is responsible for bringing any required manpower required to move your items from the home to your vehicle #3 Buyer is Responsible for bringing any tools, boxes, tape, wrapping paper, Bubble wrap, blankets, Straps, wheel cart or dollies needed to remove your items from the property. The items that you purchased will be situated in the home as they were photographed at the time of the cataloging. You will be responsible for any boxing that is required to move/load your items.
Shipping: A&M Auctioneers and Appraiser’s does not ship items, however shipping is available through the UPS Pack and Ship Store of Salisbury, MD or a shipper of buyer’s choice. We can transport items back to our facility from the Auction Pickup site and then deliver the item(s) to a shipper for you for a fee. You will pay the shipper directly for any and all costs associated with getting your items to you. Shipping has become very expensive. We have no control over the cost of shipping items. Please bid accordingly.
Preview: Auction Co. will be onsite at the home on Tuesday January 11th from 4 PM – 5:30 PM. The public is invited to preview the items being auctioned during that time frame.
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