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6-13-19 Short Notice Online Only Auction – 105 Turpins Ln., Centerville, MD

On-Line Only Auction – Centerville, MD!

Personal Property located at: 105 Turpins Lane, Centerville, MD


Auction Held Online Only with bids ending: Thursday June 13th, 2019 at 5 PM!


Period Furniture, Antiques, Primitives, Tools, Stoneware & more!


 Personal Property Preview:  Tuesday June 11th, 2019 from 5 PM – 7 PM

Auctioneers Note: This is a very important sale in the heart of downtown Centerville, MD. The Turpin family has history in the Centerville area from the late 1700’s. The Locust Hill Farm that houses the contents was built sometime around 1812 and is jammed packed full of antiques and collectables for every taste.  A&M auctions is proud to bring more than 200 years of local family heirlooms to public auction! View more than 1,000 photos at

NOTICE TO BIDDERS: This is a two-session auction sale. The first Auction was held February 20th, 2019 for the Estate Car, Tractors/Lawn Mowers.

ALTERNATE DIRECTIONS: DUE TO ROAD & BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION RT 213 AND SEVERAL ROADS IN CENTERVILLE ARE A MESS. PLEASE FOLLOW THE UPDATED DIRECTIONS TO AVOID 213 AND THE LOCAL ROADS THAT ARE UNDER CONSTRUCTION. At the Intersection of Rt. 301 and Rt. 213, Approx. 5 miles to the North East of the Rt. 50/301 Split, continue on RT 301 East for a further 2.7 miles to MD-304. Exit off Rt. 301 to the right and follow to the Round-a-bout. Go through the Round-a-bout and exit at the 3rd exit onto Rt. 304 West. Cross overtop of Rt. 301 and follow to 2nd Round-a-bout. Stay straight on Rt. 304 and follow for 2.3 miles to Banjo Lane. Turn right onto Banjo land and follow for 0.2 miles to Turpin Lane. Turn right into the follow the Gravel lane back to the home on the left. Signs posted.       CLICK HERE FOR A GOOGLE MAP


Online Bidding

Online Bidding: This is an Online Only Auction held on the A&M Auctioneers website. Early Pre-Bidding will open soon! Once uploaded 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 June 13th, 2019. 1 lot will end Approx. every 45 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.


Primitives: JAS. Hamilton & Co. Greensboro, PA 1 ½ gallon blue and gray stoneware decorated crock, primitive floral 3 gallon blue and gray stoneware eared crock, Collage of Archeological artifacts found on the Locust Hill Farm, Centerville, MD, Late 19th Century Wooden Centerville sign (16” x 41”) reads: W.P. Turpin Centreville, MD Via Chester River Steamboat Co. (found in the basement of the Turpin House, Locust Hill Farm, Centerville, MD), two gallon stoneware pickle crock, stamped 1 ½ gallon blue and gray primitive stoneware crock, Early 19th Century metal and wire decorated garden gate from the Locust Hill Farm, York 2-gallon stoneware pickle crock, primitive wrought iron hanger (found in the Locust Hill Barn), (3) wrought iron garden stands, primitive Oak whiskey barrel.

Antique Furniture: Maryland Federal Period Mahogany and Burl flip top game table with checker and string inlay (originally from the Turpin home Locust Hill Farm, Centerville, MD) circa 1840, Exquisite Federal Period carved gold framed Hall mirror with acorn pediment overtop scalloped carving and turned Corinthian column border circa 1820 original to the Turpin Estate Locust Hill Home, Centerville, MD, Early 19th Century Mahogany 16 lite two four door corner cabinet with bracket feet one piece construction, Primitive wooden slab bucket bench/work bench made from tree from Locust Hill Farm, Centerville, MD Original to the home circa 1800, Primitive Pine harvest table bench from the Locust Hill Farm Turpin House Centerville, MD with four board top circa 1840, Mid 19th Century Mahogany two drawer work table with diamond inlay escutcheons and crystal knobs, Primitive Pine early 19th Century storage chest with wrought iron locking mechanism, primitive Pine dovetailed lift top blanket chest, Mid 19th Century Walnut and Burl veneer three drawer marbletop chest with mirror, Mahogany and Burl late 19th Century three drawer four door sideboard, Victorian Walnut three drawer marbletop chest, Mahogany dining table with carved lions paw feet and pedestal,  Victorian upholstered open arm ladies and gentleman’s parlor chairs, Empire Mahogany Queen size bed, antique Mahogany spool style double bed, Victorian three drawer one door marbletop washstand with gallery and candlestands, Victorian Walnut carved two door armoire, Ogee wall mirror w/ ship scene, Victorian carved back sabre leg side chair, Primitive work table with tapered legs and more!

Modern Furniture: Pair of Contemporary Cherry twin beds, Mahogany king size 4 poster bed, Mahogany Depression era cedar chest with decorated panels and bunn feet, blue upholstered microfiber style overstuffed lounge chair with pull out single sleep bed, Pair of Mahogany tri-fed end tables, Maple single drawer stretcher base side tables, Primitive style Pine Quilt rack with carved musical notes in sides, Vanguard floral two cushion loveseat, contemporary six drawer bureau with mirror, Mahogany drop leaf tea cart with removable glass top serving tray and more!

Silver/Collectables/Glassware: German Oak highly carved wall clock with decorative etched brass face and pendulum, Heinrich Th. Heberkein Jr. Stradivarius reproduction violin in hard case dated 1902, Sterling figural leaf 12” serving tray, Paneled glass covered jar with frosted figural head finial, early American Pattern glass covered compote with frosted lion finial, Pr of Chinese blue Canton jardinières, Mahogany inlaid 22” serving tray with brass handle,  antique Mahogany single door wall clock w/ porcelain and brass face and spread eagle finial, Royal Daulton Viking toby mug, vintage Carl Zeiss 8X30 binoculars in case, Lenaire Fabe WW I era binoculars, cloisonné 10” center bowl, vintage Soffe de Luxe 16x50mm binoculars in case, box of antique door hardware, Brass fire fender, pair of brass and iron andirons, antique brass cannonball style andirons, vintage Westinghouse four bladed fan, plated silver floral footed mirrored plateau, Rose medallion 12pc tea set, (3) Turkish brass graduated handled covered pitchers, Brass reticulated serpentine fire fender, matched pair of pattern glass scent bottles, Canada Dry double handled wooden advertising crate, Qty of Chinese Rose medallion china, Large pattern glass crystal punch bowl, several milk bottles to include: Kelly Lester Milk Co. 12th and Pine St., Aristocrat Milk, Fairfield Western Maryland, Quaker Maid Milk, Walnut Bank Farms, Clover Diary, Hendricks Dairies and much more!

Artwork: Large framed floral still life in gold frame S/N John Powell 156/300 (38” x 47”), Framed original Oil on canvas of French Street scene signed A. Dely, Original framed Oil on canvas of East European city with creek and bridge (20” x 24”), Large framed Oil on Canvas garden scene signed Louisa L. (43” x 31”), (2) Framed pencil sketches of geese, (2) Natco Crafts prints on board of Victorian Scenes, Framed Map of Centerville, MD (17” x 21”), Maynard Reece framed print of flying Canada Geese 93/950, Framed floral still life print in gold frame by G. Johnson (31” x 25”), Michael Delacroix framed print, Framed print of Bluebills on Bay S/N Van Gilder 217/750 and more!

Tools/Special Interest: 1999 Honda ES6500 Generator with electric start and propane regulator, Craftsman Limited Edition Series 2.7HP 10” Table saw, Craftsman 3HP 15 gallon portable air compressor, Craftsman 4 1/8” jointer/Planer, Shop Vac Handy UP Pro shop vac, Mantis garden tiller, Master Mechanic 6” dual bench grinder, Craftsman 10 gallon portable air tank, Shop Vac Pro 4.5HP 12 gallon shop vac, Craftsman 2 ¼ ton trolley jack in carry case, Remington model 1100 12 gauge semi-automatic shotgun, Daisey Mfg. Co. Target Special .177 cal BB gun pistol, Schumacher Ship-N-Shore Deep cycle battery charger, Pipe wrenches, bolt cutters, GTV Rotary Tool in original box like new, commercial style landscaping wagon, Set of Leyland DCA men’s gold clubs with bag, Entire tote of golf balls, Metal two door 60 bottle wine rack with floral design, contemporary Blue terracotta glaze bird bath with strawberry planter style column, Kenwood model KD 291R Turntable, Electrolux Nimble upright vacuum cleaner (like new), GE upright chest freezer, Kitchenaid Stainless steel 10 speed commercial kitchen mixer with original owner’s manual and more!

REMOVED ITEM: Guardian By Generac model 0041910 25KW whole home back-up generator. The Generator was included with the Sale of the Real Estate and has been removed from the auction.

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 SATURDAY June 15th, 2019 from 4 PM – 7 PM. NO EXCEPTIONS. This is the only time that we are scheduled to be onsite for pickup. The Real Estate is going to settlement on Monday the 17th. Buyer is responsible for removing all items. 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. 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 7 PM on Saturday June 15th, 2019 will be considered abandoned and will be disposed of at the discretion of the Auction Company.

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