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3-29-17 Exquisite Unreserved ONLINE ONLY Auction – Parsonsburg, MD

Exquisite Unreserved ONLINE ONLY Auction

Selling for Several Local Estates and Consignors!


Bidding Ends Wednesday March 29th, 2017 @ 5PM

8000 Esham Road, Parsonsburg, MD

Auction conducted online at


Historically Important American Indian Artifacts, Henry Progar Oil Painting, Vintage Petroleum Advertising Coins/Currency, Historical Worcester Co. Land Documents, Primitives, Furniture, 50+ Royal Daulton Character Mugs, Early Chinese Import Collection, Beer Advertising Signs & more!

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.



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Historically Important Indian Artifacts: Several Extremely Rare and Important Sioux Indian Artifacts owned by famous US Calvary Brigadier-General and Indian War fighter John Green Ballance (1853-1910). Items include: incredible beaded knife sheath, stunning beaded pipe bag with unusual side pouch, magnificent Sioux war club, beaded horse hair Quirk, leather beaded awl case, and Dutch influence wooden pioneer pipe. These items were scavenged on a clean-up mission days after the Battle of Big Horn on the battlefield of Custers Last Stand. Items come with documented provenance, notarized family letters and have been featured in several Indian Artistry books.

Vintage Advertising Items (all items listed here within are vintage no reproductions):  Large Texaco double sided 6ft round metal and enamel advertising sign, Emil J. Paidar Co. vintage 24” barber pole, Quaker State Motor Oil metal dome top double sided free hanging petroleum sign with “A” frame hanger, Quaker State Motor Oil double sided dome top metal sign, (2) Oilzum motor oil rectangular signs, (2) Castrol GTX “Authorized Dealer” sign, Winston Tires sign, very unique Weatherhead Fuel Lines wall mount advertising/ merchandiser, Richmond Tires Best Buy Double Guaranteed sign, 24” round Gulf oil sign, Large Wix Filters sign, Good Year Tires Blue and Gold sign, Ignition Tune-Up Kits wall mount vintage merchandiser, LG Qty of quart oil cans by Wolf’s Head, Gulf, Texaco, and Valvoline, and much more!

Henry Progar Oil Painting: Beautiful framed oil on artist composition of Eastern Shore Shanty and Wharf signed Henry Progar Nov.23rd, 1964 Seaford, Delaware Art Class on reverse. Painting measures 9”x12”.

Historical 18th and Early 19th Century Worcester Co. Land Documents and Ledgers: Very unique Civil War soldier ledger with mention of the Eastern Shore of Virginia and Dorchester Co., Sussex Co. Delaware 1860’s judgment docket book from the Sussex County Courthouse 1863-1913, several mid to late 1700’s Worcester Co. land grants by Sam Parker, Parker Davis, Parker Smith and others, 1792 Battle Hall Worcester Co. land grant, 1882 James Oliphant grant and many others!!

Early Chinese Import: Framed 18th Century hand painted Chinese fan, red lacquer pig skin document box, Early 19th cent netsukes, red lacquer dresser box, Bronze pedestaled incense burner with foo dog finial, early 19th Century Imari 12” charger, wooden carved calligraphy panels, Original framed Chinese artwork of Geisha girl in black bamboo style frame, Late 19th Century framed Ancestral, early snuff bottle, large hand sewn oriental silk drapery, Framed oriental painting on silk of Giesha girl, Early 19th Century Rose medallion, Early 19th Century Chinese imari 8” plate, 19th Century Chinese Rose medallion vases, oriental import 11” centerbowl with wooden base, butterfly decorated finger bowl, (2) imari style bowls, 18th Century Rose medallion saucer, Late 19th Century Chinese stacking rice bowls with lid, Early 19th Century Rose medallion tea pot, Early Chinese Jardinière, 19th Century Chinese 8 ½” imari style bowl,  hand painted font table lamp, four panel silk screen, Canton Bowls and platters, early hand painted figural fish platter, hand sewn 53” bell pull, Early 19th Century 14 ½” hand painted deep center bowl, Hand sculpted turtle dresser box and more!

Nice selection of Beer advertising signs: Bud Light lighted advertising dry erase merchandising board, Latrobe Brewing Co. Rock Ice metal beer advertising sign, Vintage framed Bud Light advertising mirror, Green and White Rolling Rock beer advertising sign, Vintage Anhieser Busch Budweiser Bottled Beer metal advertising sign (24”), Labatts Blue Imported Canadian Pilsner metal advertising sign 14”x18”), Miller Brewing Co. Miller Light metal beer advertising sign, Becks Beer metal ovoid beer advertising sign, Jameson Irish Whiskey advertising mirror, Molsen Canada beer metal advertising sign with ski design, Vintage Budweiser Cold Kegs framed advertising sign, Busch Beer dry erase advertising board, Bacardi “O” advertising mirror, George Killians Irish Brands advertising mirror, Miller Brewing Co. Miller Genuine Draft baseball themed metal advertising sign, Vintage Busch beer advertising mirror, Rare Double Diamond Original Burton Ale advertising mirror, Grolsch Beer figural metal beer bottle advertising sign, Vintage Michelob beer advertising mirror, Jim Beam Black metal advertising sign, Vintage and Rare Budweiser Ice Taste the Future of Draft Beer metal advertising sign, Vintage Miller Genuine Draft light metal beer advertising sign, Rare Devil Mountain Brewing Co. Devil Mountain Ale adverting sign, Vintage Bud Dry metal advertising sign, Bad Apfel Imported Apple Schnapps advertising sign, Vintage Miller Light Its it and That’s That metal advertising sign and others!

Primitives/China/Collectables: Beautiful blue and gray stoneware decorated 2 gallon eared crock, Drake Canvasback Decoy signed and dated Roe Terry 1984, Beautiful floral decorated stoneware blue and gray 1 gallon croc,  pr of gold decorated figural prismed girandoles with marble bases, diminutive 19th Century Mahogany dovetailed dresser box with bracket feet, primitive mincemeat bucket,  pr of Colonial Casting Co. pewter candlesticks, Red towle ware decorated handled kerosene can, Oriental red lacquer serving tray, 5pc Silver on Copper tea set with undertray, Primitive split Oak buttocks basket with twig handle in blue lacquer,  Primitive white wicker bird cage, Towle decorated tray, 19th Century wooden handled double side cutlery box, Pair of 17” brass andirons, Mid 19th Century Seth Thomas ogee clock case with hand painted glass, New England mid-19th Century brass bed warmer, brass reticulated fire fender with lions paw feet, pr of 19th century brass push up candlesticks, several vintage 1930’s European Travel posters to include: Norwegian ski poster, Jugoslavia ski poster, Austria, Italy and others and more!

Furniture: Pair of late 19th Century Pennsylvania plank seat side chairs in paint dated November 4th 1886 Shanksville, Somerset Co. PA in pencil on underside, Late 19th Century Regency style three drawer drop leaf sewing table with carved column and carved paw feet, Late 19th Century Mahogany single drawer end table with spool style carved legs, Mediterranean style antique foot stool, Late 19th Cent lift top blanket chest with glove box in red wash paint with black lacquered panels, Beautiful Mahogany and Burl regency period two drawer sewing table with carved legs, Early 19th Century hand stenciled open arm rush seat side chair with scrolled arms, Federal style gold leaf mirror, Primitive style contemporary upholstered open arm spindle back bench, Primitive style bentwood magazine rack, Federal style rush seat stenciled arm chair with stretcher base, 5’x8’ floral tapestry rug, Mahogany Empire three drawer slant front desk with carved columns and fitted interior, Antique Mahogany coat rack, Late 19th Century child’s cane seat and back rocker, Mahogany Queen Anne style tilt top bird cage tea table, Pair of beautiful porcelain hand painted double handled covered urns, Mahogany Empire flip top serpentine front game table with lyre base, Primitive 19th Century splint seat child’s high chair, Antique tea cart with removable glass top handled tray and wooden spoke wheels, Mahogany depression era drop leaf butterfly table, Contemporary floral tri-fold wooden room divider, Federal four drawer chest of drawers with diamond escutcheons and brass pulls Beautiful Victorian Eastlake gold trimmed mirror, framed print of “Great Blue Heron” S/N Tom Jones 458/500 and more!

Royal Daulton Character Mugs: Extensive collection of 50 + Royal Daulton character mugs man of which have original certificate of authenticity and/or retail stickers!

Terms Personal Property: Visa/MC/Amex/Discover or approved check. 18% 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.

Personal Property Preview: Two open house preview days will be held on Friday March 24 from 5-7PM and Monday March 27th from 5-7pm. There are over 1000 Pictures available online at!

Pick-up:  Items can be picked up at the Auction Site Friday March 31st from 12 Noon-6 PM. Local Pickup is recommended.  Buyer is responsible for removing all items. Buyer is responsible for bringing any required manpower (Personnel to carry your items), tools, boxes, wrapping paper, tape, blankets, wheel cart or dollies needed to remove your items from the property. We will have Staff onsite to assist you in locating your items but they may not be available to assist in carrying of items.

Shipping: Allen and Marshall Auctioneers and Appraisers, LLC does not offer shipping. However, shipping is available through the local UPS Pack and Ship Store of Salisbury, MD. Please contact Milt at 410-749-5070 as soon as possible after the auction so that he has time to plan & coordinate the pickup. Allen and Marshall Auctioneers and Appraisers, LLC has no affiliation with the Pack and Ship store and has no control over pick-up fees or shipping freight fees through the UPS Store. Allen & Marshall Auctioneers and Appraisers is not a shipping company. If you want something packed or shipped please call the UPS Pack and Ship store or any other shipping company of your choosing and have them pick the items up for you.

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