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4-25-18 Online Only Auction – Parsonsburg, MD

Unreserved ONLINE ONLY Auction – Parsonsburg, MD

Selling for the Estate of Davison Hawthorne of Greenwood, DE w/ Select additions!


 Bidding Ends Wednesday April 25th, 2018 Starting @ 5PM


Items located at the A&M Auction Facility – 8000 Esham Rd, Parsonsburg, MD

Timed Online Only bidding conducted online at

Primitives, Samplers, Eastern Shore Furniture, Artwork,  New JD X350 Riding Lawn Mower, Kubota B9200 HST Tractor, Bobcat Zero Turn Mower, Tools, Mid Century Furniture, (2) Henry Progar Oil Paintings, Estate Jewelry and more!



Personal Property Preview:  Friday 4/20 and Monday 4/23 from 4pm-6pm



TIMED ONLINE ONLY BIDDING will be offered on this Auction!

The items will be uploaded on or about the 28th of March 2018.  Items will be available for Bidding Approx. 30 days prior to the auction that will be held on Wed. April 25th, 2018 at the A&M Facility.

You can register and start leaving Prebid’s once the Auction has been uploaded.  With this system you can bid LIVE during the Auction until each item is scheduled to close! One item is scheduled to close Approx. every 20 seconds.

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Auctioneer’s Note: The late Davison “Dave” Hawthorne is among one of the most well-known antique collectors and decoy carvers on the entire Eastern Shore. He and his wife Kay spent more than 60 years collecting and dealing antiques. Mr. Hawthorne was himself a blue-ribbon carver and knowledgeable collector who owned an antiques and decoy shop in the heart of Downtown Salisbury, MD. He has been featured in numerous publications and magazines such as the Duck Collector Guide, Sporting Collector’s Handbook and North American Decoys magazine. He has been credited with guiding many antique collectors in building advanced collections.  A&M Auctions is honored to help disperse the estate and invite you to bid in a wonderful On-Line Only Auction Sale.

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.

Henry Progar Paintings: Superb oil on artist composition board of Country Road, Sussex County, DE signed lower right Henry Progar in beautiful gold frame (29” x 41”). from the estate of Dr. Charles Moyer, Laurel, DE., Magnificent oil on artist composition board of Trap Pond Creek, Laurel, DE signed lower right Henry Progar in beautiful gold frame (27” x 34”) from the Estate of Dr. Charles Moyer, Laurel, DE.

Primitives/Samplers: Split Oak 6” berry basket in original blue indigo and red paint with Oak handle, D.B. & S. Trappe, MD two line incised blue and gray crock, Pine six drawer hanging spice cabinet, S.T. Suit, Suitland, MD Little Brown Jug, wooden single drawer wall hanging candlebox with carved heart design in red wash paint, split Oak 8” handled basket with painted blue indigo “H” on all four sides of basket, split Oak 5” handled basket with hints of blue and red paint on underside, Nice 8 drawer primitive spice cabinet in paint with porcelain pulls, Late 19th Century split Oak 20 “tall flower basket, wooden hand-crafted tool tote, 16” split Oak basket with Oak handle initialed N.J. L, Mid 19th Century emerald two mold demijohn bottle 15” circa 1850, well bucket in old red wash paint with wooden pegged handle and wooden hanger, Late 18th Century cast iron handled fire griller, two tier split Oak hanging basket, Late 19th Century Cely Seed toll style hand painted hinged top kitchen tin, LG 19th Century copper cook pot with long cast iron handle and small cast iron carry handle, primitive split Oak eel pot with cork float and chain, early wooden carved bowl with notched carry handles, split Oak 16” bulbous font basket with fixed Oak handle, Walnut and Burl carved dresser top document box, stoneware blue decorated salt crock, selection of 19th Century iron fire tools, split Oak bulbous font basket with Oak rim and hinged Oak handle, wooden round gameboard, Folk art carved spread eagle on pedestal, three tier split Oak hanging basket, super unique twig art hand painted primitive plant stand with arrow slat top over tri legs, 19th Century Copper dovetailed 8” handled pot, Nice selection of early 19th Century needlepoint samplers to include: Wonderful framed needle point sampler by Sarah E. Poor Baltimore, December 20th, 1825, Framed needlepoint sampler by Hannah Crague born Windham April 26th 1803 aged 12 years, Magnificent framed needlepoint sampler by Alison Gray aged nine years 1819. Excellent condition with wonderful bright green and red colors ( 9 ½” x 18 ½”), Beautiful framed needlepoint sampler by Mary Calvert 1816 w/ cow, flower and bird motif (14 x 16),  Framed needlepoint sampler by George Strathdee 1842 (13” x 20”) and much more!

Estate Jewelry: 14K yellow gold “waterfall cluster” style ring set with 15-round brilliant cut diamonds, Ladies “Jostens” 14K yellow gold SSV class ring “89” “BA” engraved, 14K yellow and white gold ring set with 8- .01ct. single cut diamonds and 1- .15ct. round brilliant cut illusion set diamond, 14K yellow gold 2mm domed band, Ladies 14K yellow gold 3.5mm domed band, 14K yellow gold band set with 7- .03ct. tw single cut diamonds, 14K yellow gold ring set with 12- round brilliant diamonds, 14K yellow and white gold ring set with 4- .02ct. single cut and 1- .20 ct. round brilliant cut diamonds, 14K yellow and white gold ring set with 8- .01ct. single cut diamonds and 1- .20ct. round old mine cut diamonds, 14K yellow gold bar pin set with 1- .10ct. round brilliant cut diamond,  Pair Ladies 14K yellow gold stud earrings set with 1- .20ct. round brilliant cut diamond, 14K yellow gold 2mm diamond cut 18” chain, 10K yellow gold ring set, 14K yellow gold 5.5mm filigree ball earrings, 14K yellow gold ring set with 12- .01ct. single cut diamonds and 1- 5x3mm marquise cut sapphire of dark color, 14K yellow gold ring set with 1- 12x10mm emerald cut citrine and much more!

Collectables/Glass/China: Mid 19th Century stone sculpture of dog by M. Myrick, Palmyra, N.Y.  circa 1850, Pair of cast iron figural horse and wagon wheel andirons, Chinese export hand painted table lamp with wooden base, Early 19th Century pattern glass whale oil lamp, Tobacco spit glazed covered Biscuit jar, early cast iron tobacco jar in red paint,  Nice heavy cast iron 38” dumb waiter in original paint, Hamilton Mahogany mantel clock, K& Co Bronze figural Indian handle letter opener, Mid 19th Century pattern glass oil lamp converted with cut paper shade, Late 19th Century Crackers tin with painted label and carry handle,  late 19th Century cast iron figural lions head door stop, Pair of Griswold No. 10 cast iron muffin pans, Blue Porcelain “Yale Mixture” tobacco jar,  primitive covered glass general store countertop snack jar, early copper 8-quart tea kettle with copper handle, Methyl Alcohol covered apothecary jar, 1 gallon blue and gray decorated eared crock converted to lamp, scarce figural pig nipper bottle, Tobacco spit glazed Mrs. Sim covered 10” jar with wooden lid, Late 19th Century molded lion statue, Tramp art dome top matchstick dresser box painted “Hattie”, Pair of heavy brass figural duck head paperweights, Mid 19th Century heart pattern glass whale oil lamp, primitive style cast iron painted figural Rooster door stop, cast iron pheasant door stop in paint, Framed Tobacco Advertisement by The Wellman & Dwire Tobacco Co. in Birdseye Maple frame,  hand carved wooden trout on plaque, figural brass 13” duck door stop and more!

19th Cent Furniture:   Primitive Eastern Shore raised panel single door cupboard in faded red stain with bracket hinges and three board back, Primitive Pennsylvania Pine three drawer milk table with drain board top and spade leg, primitive two drawer over two door cupboard in green and yellow paint with open center, Primitive Pennsylvania two drawer over two door dry sink in red wash paint, Empire Period 8 drawer Tiger Oak bachelors chest with carved columns,  primitive style two tier Pine plant stand/book shelf in faded red wash paint, Mid 19th Century single drawer Pine and Poplar vanity w/ gallery,  Pine two tier stepback plant stand/decoy display/merchandiser/riser, Primitive Pine 6ft bucket bench in green paint,  Primitive single drawer farm table with stretcher base, Federal Period reverse paint on glass wall mirror, antique Walnut folding crib, Antique Pine four tier mission style shelf/bookcase.

Contemporary and Mid-Century Furniture: Pr of Ashley F.C. Natural Pine finish twin day beds, Pair of Ashley F.C. Natural Pine single drawer end tables, Primitive style two door two tier cabinet in read wash paint with raised panel doors (built by Mr. Hawthorne), Mid Century Mahogany finish six drawer dresser, Mid Century two tier Maple step back table with removable top, Mid Century Mahogany two door three drawer dresser, Mid Century Birchwood four drawer dresser, Mid Century Modern Mahogany dining table/chairs, Mid Century Modern Fruitwood desk and high back desk chair, primitive style four tier half round plant stand in blue and red paint and much more!

Artwork: Framed print of flying Redhead titled “Calm Weather” S/N Roland Clark 162/250,  Several framed sporting prints by A.B Frost, (2) framed color lithographs of bird dogs by Alexander Pope, Primitive country style hand painted oil on board of Rooster in carved frame, Late 19th Century framed Currier Ives Quail Hunting scene, framed fruit theorem on cloth signed A. Hall, framed oil on board of Pheasants in decorative gold frame, Town of “Danbury” Fairfield Co. Conn framed map, Rockville Center and Pearsalls Hempstead Town, Queens Co. double page framed map, (2) Framed etchings of game birds: woodcock and snipe, (2) Framed watercolors of woodcock signed A Taylor, framed reverse paint on glass by J. Alm, Ward Brothers 1970 print signed by Lem and Steve, Framed color lithograph of Blunt Headed Cachalot, Calandra, Calao, Arabian Camel, Bactrian Camel by Harrifon and Co. 1785. (13”x 18”), “Trout Time” frame print by Tom Hennessey S/N 43/50 and much more!

John Deere Riding Lawn Mower: John Deere X350 18.5HP, 42” Cut, riding lawn mower. Like new never used. Mower shows 3 hours from the dealer show floor. Mower was purchased from Taylor and Messick, Inc on August 8th, 2017 and was never used by the owner. We challenge you to find a nicer “pre-owned” John Deere riding lawn mower.

Kubota Tractor: Kubota B9200 HST Hydrostatic 4WD Garden Tractor, 4 cylinder, V1200 diesel motor Showing just 374 hours! Balzor 4ft bush hog, Woods model RD-6ft 3pt scrape blade.

Bobcat Zero Turn Mower: Bobcat Fastcat model RZ 22HP 42” Zero Turn mower. Garage Kept showing just 207 hours!

Collectors Tools/Tools: Mac Tools Limited Edition 24K gold plated ½” air impact wrench in Dale Earnhardt presentation case SN# 382, Mac Tools Collector Club 5pc screwdriver set in presentation box SN# 11540, Mac Tools Racing Series Limited Edition 24K gold plated 1997 air ratchet in presentation case, LE 1999 24K gold plated 6pc impact socket set in presentation case, LE 1988 24K gold plated 6pc ratchet set in presentation case, LE 1992 24K gold plated 2pc swivel socket set in presentation case, Mac Tools Limited Edition 1995 24K gold plated 2pc needle nose pliers set in presentation case, Snap On Collectors Club Collectors Edition 5pc Standard wrench set in presentation box with COA, LE 2000 24K gold plated 6pc hex socket set in presentation case, LE 1988 24K gold plated 3pc wrench set in presentation case, LE 1997 1/2” drive racing socket set in presentation case, Mac Tools Limited Edition 1985 24K gold plated ratchet in presentation case, Sears  Craftsman 12” 1HP Band Saw, Sears Craftsman 10” table saw, Delta Bench Top drill press, Sears Craftsman Oscillating Spindle Sander and Combination Belt/Disc Sander, Sears Craftsman Cyclone 4 in 1 sander in box, Sears Craftsman 10” Compound miter saw, Rotozip (like new in box), Sears Craftsman 1/2HP jig saw, Sprayit Model 600-13 Spray Pump, Sears Craftsman 2HP 150PSI 4-gallon pancake air compressor and more!

Special Interest: Original framed Holland & Holland paper advertising label from 1883, hand caved mackerel signed on backside DBH carved by Davison Hawthorne, antique cast iron sink box decoy, miniature hand carved pirogue boat with stand and miniature decoys signed Henry Collin New Orleans, La, 1984, vintage hand carved Swordfish, metal single door gun cabinet/safe, Qty of Bird Dog and Dog Training Books, L.T. Ward & Bro Wildfowl Counterfeiters, Crisfield, MD book, Large Qty of Decoy and Gun Collectors books, Vintage 1975 Winchester metal advertising sign, Lyman Trigger Pull Gauge, Pair of sporting book ends by Garden Spot, Lancaster, PA, Vintage Peters High Velocity 20 gauge 2 ¾” shotgun shell box, (2) Full boxes of Holland and Holland 12 gauge 2 ½” 7 shot, Remington Arms Co Vintage 16 gauge Loaded Paper shot shell box, Whitman Electronics Inc. Easton, MD vintage electronic game caller, Forest and Stream Rod and Gun Thursday December 4, 1884 Publication, Figural hand carved leaping trout on lamp base signed DB Hawthorne 1948-1950, hand carved wooden Rainbow trout on plaque, figural carved Mallard head walking stick signed and carved by Davison Hawthorne 1980 and much more this is only a partial listing.

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.

Personal Property Preview: Two open house preview days will be held on Friday April 20th 4PM-6PM and Monday April 23rd from 4-6pm. Pick-up day will be Friday April 27th from 12noon-6pm.There are over 1000 Pictures available online at!

Pick Up Date: Items must be picked up at the Auction Site on Friday April 27th from 12pm-6pm. NO EXEPTIONS. 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 6PM on Friday April 27th will be considered abandoned and will be disposed of at the discretion of the Auction Company.

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