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10-11-17 ONLINE ONLY AUCTION – Selbyville, DE

On-Line Only Auction – Selbyville, DE

A&M Auctions is honored to sell for the Living Estate of Gene Vaughan!

Auction Held Online Only with October 11th, 2017 Starting @ 5PM


Personal Property located at 205 Cedar Court, Selbyville, DE 19975

Auction conducted online at

Antiques, Primitives, Stoneware, Decoys, Rugs, Vintage Advertising, Tools, Appliances & More!


 Personal Property Preview: Sat. 10/7 from 9 AM –11 AM and Mon. 10/9 5pm-7pm



Auctioneers Note: Gene and his late wife were avid auction goers and collectors of antiques and primitives. Many of the items in this sale came from the last five generations on their family farm in Lancaster Co., PA. This is only a partial listing of what this sale has to offer. Please view the online catalog with more than 1,500 photos at

Directions: At the intersection of Rt. 113 and Cemetery Rd on the North end of Selbyville, DE. Head east on Rd 377/Cemetery Rd toward Dupont Blvd for 0.5 miles, Rd 377/Cemetery Rd turns right and becomes Rd 376/N Main St, Continue to follow N Main St for 0.6 miles, Turn left onto Lighthouse Rd and follow for 0.5 miles, Turn right onto W Mill Pond Dr and follow for 0.3 miles, Turn right onto Cedar Ct. Home will be on the left. Click here for a Google Direction Map.


Online Bidding

Online Bidding: This is an Online Only Auction held on the A&M Auctioneers website. Early Pre-Bidding will open on or around the 13th of Sept. 2017. 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 Wednesday Oct. 11th, 2017. 1 lot will end Approx. every 45 seconds. There are 230 lots in the auction. It will take about 3 hours for the auction to finish. 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.


Vintage Advertising: Rice’s Northern Grown wooden seed Cabinet w/ original paper label, divided interior and finger jointer construction, original Putnam Dyes double sided advertising countertop display tin by the Monroe Drug Co. Quincy Ill, Vintage Butter Nut Bread metal advertising sign, Vintage Stroehmann Sunbeam Bread metal merchandising sign, Vintage Koester’s Fresher Bread metal advertising sign, Nice 6ft Sunbeam Bread large vintage metal advertising sign, Vintage Sunbeam Bread metal advertising sign dated 1957, J.S. Ivins Sons Steam Bakery, 321 N. Front Street, Philadelphia, PA Crackers, Cakes and Biscuits Box with original label, Primitive A&P wooden lift top B.F. Japan tea caddy with divided tin interior, Marvin’s Crackers Box, Pittsburgh, PA original wooden finger jointer cracker box with original label, Vintage Pepsi Cola metal advertising thermometer dated 1965, Vintage Kern’s Bread metal merchandising sign, Rare and Unique Primitive Tiger Chewing Tobacco tin Fine Cut Tin P. Lorillard Co. Jersey City, N.J. with lift top, Vintage Coca-Cola metal and enamel 1950’s vintage bottlecap advertisement, (2) Vintage Pepsi Cola advertising metal chalk board style merchandisers, Collection of (15) Edgeworth Pipe Tobacco tins in various shapes and sizes, Vintage Nichol Kola 5 cent metal advertising sign, Vintage the Planters Pennant Brand salted Peanuts tin by the Planters of Wilkes-Barre, PA, Rivera Brand handled coffee tin distributed by the Sears and Roebuck Co., Mayo’s Tobacco Cut Plug Tobacco tin, Sweet Cuba Fine Cut lift top tobacco tin by the Spaulding & Merrick Manufacturers, Vintage Tiger Tobacco Tin w/ double handles, Koester’s Honey Bread metal enamel button cap style advertisement by the The Baltimore Enamel and Novelty Co., Buckingham Cut Plug Smoking Tobacco tins, Vintage National Licorice Co. Brooklyn, N.Y. 5lb licorice tin with viewing window, Rare and Unique George Washington Cut Plug tobacco tin with lift top and wooden handle, Winner Cut Plug tobacco smoke and chew tobacco tin, Vintage Union leader cut plug tobacco tin with wire handle, enormous Qty of vintage Coffee tins various makers in plethora of sizes & too much more to list!

Stoneware/Primitives: Beautiful blue and gray stoneware floral decorated eared and stamped 2 gallon crock with heavy bluing and floral design on both sides, Vintage wire oyster basket with wire handle, primitive blue and gray stoneware decorated eared planter, Nice blue and gray stoneware floral decorated 14” crock, Cowden & Co Harrisburg, PA incised handled whiskey jug with blue floral motif, primitive blue and gray stoneware floral decorated one gallon crock, Blue and Gray decorated Peter Hermann stamped 1 ½ gallon crock, primitive Pine hanging hat/coat rack w/ rustic wrought iron hooks, twig art tri-fed covered sewing basket with handle, primitive Pennsylvania split Oak gathering basket with Oak handle, five gallon brown and ivory handled whiskey jug, exquisite set of (6) yellowware blue and pink banded decorated nesting bowl set, country primitive slaw board with carved eye hook handle, 12” blue and white handled agate coffee pitcher with wire handle and lid, very unique F. Myers pleat iron dated 1871, Primitive Oak coffee mill with cast iron handle and finger jointed single drawer,   Pr of Sun Brand #3500 miniature red handled lanterns, Pine butter churn, Cobbold and Son Wine & Spirit  Merchants, Ipswitch two tone stoneware liquor jug, Yellowware handled blue banded 8” pitcher, Set of (3) primitive matching yellowware mixing bowls with triple white banded, Pr of yellowware honeycomb pattern nesting mixing bowls,  Primitive yellowware blue and white banded and decorated 13” mixing bowl, Primitive 11” yellowware batter bowl with spout, Nice blue and white agate handled 10” bucket, Set of (5) Yellowware blue and white banded decorated mixing bowls, Blue and white agate tea kettle with wooden handle, Unique blue and white agate double handled boiler with cover, blue and white agate funnel, and to much more to list please go to for all details!

Decoys: R. Madison Mitchell 1973 Canada Goose signed in autopen on underside in original paint with keel weight and dated 1973, Pair of R. Madison Mitchell canvasbacks hen and drake both signed in autopen on underside hen is dated 1958 drake is dated 1946, R. Madison Mitchell 1951 Bluebill drake signed in autopen on underside and dated 1951 in original paint, R. Madison Mitchell Mallard Drake Decoy signed on underside in autopen and dated 1954, R. Madison Mitchell print by Paul Shertz S/N by Paul Shertz and Madison Mitchell Artist Proof First Day Issue 9/1/77, Vintage tin Canada Goose silhouette in original paint with folding head and folding stand Cecil Co. Md origin, early canvas covered Canada goose all original, antique sea duck decoy in original paint New England Origin circa 1920, Canvasback drake in original paint, Vintage Goldeneye Hen decoy branded JU on underside, (2) Books: R. Madison Mitchell His Life and Decoys by Charles Lee Robbins signed by Madison Mitchell 1970 and 1978 Pennsylvania Game News and others!

Collectables/Glass/China: Seth Thomas antique Regulator wall clock, nice hand crafted 50” sailboat model with triple cloth sails hand crafted to scale 40” high, Hubley 1961 battery operated Mag 0 toy car with driver, Vintage style balance toy candle holder with starburst sun and man in the moon, Primitive Rocket Racer child’s #6 vintage car toy, cast iron hand painted flower basket door stop, Cast iron figural mermaid door stop, figural mermaid hanger and paper weight, Vintage Dietz #2 Blizzard lantern with handle, hand crafted sailboat model, antique Porcelain naughty nodder figural women ashtray with fan, Hand painted porcelain Japanese style hand painted Koi decorated fish bowl planter with wooden stand, Vintage “Red Cross Needs You” framed war poster, “Over the Top for You” framed U.S. Bonds War poster, “Still the Greatest Mother in the World” Red Cross War poster framed, Diamond cut crystal ships decanter with (10) matching cordials, United Clock Co. vintage figural fireplace mantel clock, Vintage Lone Ranger chalkware figurine, Qty of glass paperweights and much more!

Modern Furniture:  Amish made queen size Pine Pencil post canopy bed with mattress and spring, Logatec whitewash dining table with (2) leaves and four arrowback chairs, upholstered wingback sofa and loveseat, Amish made reproduction high spindle back Windsor chair in red lacquer paint, Pine spindle back lift top hall bench w/ underseat storage, vintage Maple child’s high chair with baby deer motif and more!

Antique Furniture: Lancaster Co. Pennsylvania Pine single door canning cabinet in astonishing original blue paint with double raised panel door and picture frame molding (extremely nice cabinet),  primitive Bucks Co Pennsylvania Pine dovetailed blanket chest in red grain fan pattern paint on front and sides with blue painted bottom trim and feet, primitive Pennsylvania Pine single door screened Pine cabinet with two interior shelves and carved backsplash, Primitive two drawer over two door jelly cupboard in grain paint with comb design and curled backslash circa 1870, Primitive Pennsylvania Poplar lift top trunk in red lacquer paint with interior glove box and bunn feet, Mahogany double door bookcase with glass doors round carved column and carved Paw feet, Primitive Pennsylvania Pine wingback bench in paint, Primitive Pennsylvania Pine two tier bookcase, Maple four door two drawer enamel top Hoosier cabinet with flour dispenser, original bread box, Pennsylvania Pine Primitive trestle bench with underbench lift top storage, Pennsylvania Dutch primitive twig art chair, Victorian Walnut carved side chair with upholstered seat and back,  primitive Pennsylvania Pine lift top grain bid with divided interior and rustic finish, Victorian Walnut divided wall hanging triple mirror shelf with turned column carvings and carved crest, Victorian Walnut single drawer two door partners desk with leather insert, Antique Oak five drawer one door “L” dresser, primitive Pine Pennsylvania Dutch cradle, dome top shipping trunk, antique solid Mahogany lift top desk with double drawer and pigeon holed interior, Antique dome top trunk with tray interior, Primitive two door 6 light corner cupboard top in blue paint (top only),  Pine four tier primitive country style cabinet and much more this is only a partial listing.

Rugs: Antique wool Pile 40” x 57” area rug, antique wool Pile 4ft x 2 1/2ft area rug Machined 9ft x 6ft red and ivory floral area rug, wool pile 3ft x 2 1/2ft wool pile scatter rug, wool pile 4ft x 2.5ft wool pile scatter rug, (2) wool pile floral 2ft x 3ft rugs, yellow and ivory floral hook rug, (2) 8ft x 12ft hooked rug and more!

Appliances/Special Interest: Athens Stove Works antique cast iron enameled six burner range oven with interior drawers and complete stovepipe, Montgomery Ward Signature Series Deluxe upright freezer, Avanti apartment size refrigerator, Shark vac and steam floor steamer with original owner’s manual, Weed Eater Featherlite model FL21 weed whacker, (4) Folding camp chairs,  Homelite Mighty Light 26cs weed whacker, Homelite SX-135 weed Wacker, Large Qty of plants house plants, (5) Clam rakes, Vintage fishing rod and reels,  Pro- Form 345S crosswalk tred mill, Commercial style yard wagon with air tires, (1) Figural Coca-Cola can handled cooler, Schwinn World Sport bicycle, Schwinn Collegiate bicycle, Vintage Montgomery Ward Junior Auto Mini bicycle,  A.O. Smith Personal Watercraft power dry lift and more!

Terms Personal Property: Visa/MC/Amex/Discover or approved check. 15% Buyer Premium. 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.

Pick Up Date: Items must be picked up at the Auction Site on Friday October 13th, 2017 from 4PM-7PM. Buyer is responsible for removing all items. Allen & Marshall 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. Buyer is responsible for bringing any required manpower, tools, boxes, wrapping paper, blankets, wheel cart or dollies needed to remove your items from the property. Items not picked up by 8PM on Friday October 14th, 2017 will be considered abandoned and will be disposed of at the discretion of the Auction Company.

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