Selling from the single estate of Donald H. Wolfe of Elkton, MD!
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Auctioneer’s Note: Donald H. Wolfe born on July 9, 1928, in Tamaqua, PA, he later moved to Tower City, PA, the son of the late Donald J. and Anna Mae Green Wolfe. Mr. Wolfe graduated from Penn State University in 1951, and began teaching biology in the old Kenmore School before transferring to North East High School. He retired in 1981 after 30 years of teaching, Mr. Wolfe was a collector of many things including antiques and enjoyed restoring and collecting. He was an expert in the topic of World War II and his collections rivaled any in the area. This sale is jammed packed with something for everyone. Don’t miss your chance to bid the price you want to pay at AMauctions.com.
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.
Vehicle: 2008 Toyota Camry CE 4 Door Sedan. 4 Cylinder, automatic P/W, P/L, AM/FM/CD, Air Conditioning, Classic Silver Color with Graphite cloth interior, Vin# 4T1BE46K28U239883. Showing 118,271 miles. Clear MD Title. 1 Key w/Alarm Fob. UPDATE: Vehicle passed MD Inspection. Needed wipers and the battery terminals needed cleaning. Oil just changed and has a full tank of gas.
Gold Coins: 19 US Gold Coins to Include: 1873 (Open 3) $20 Dbl. Eagle (AU-58 In NGC Holder but slab removed), 1894 $20 Dbl. Eagle, 1897-S $20 Dbl Eagle, 1903-S (NGC-62) Slabbed $20 Dbl Eagle, Two 1904 $20 Dbl. Eagles, 1881 $10 Liberty Head, 1882 $10 Liberty Head, 1895 $10 Liberty Head, 1906 $10 Liberty Head, 2002 ½ Oz. $25 Gold Coin, 1898 $5 Liberty Head, 2001 ¼ Oz $10 Gold Coin, Two 2008 Bald Eagle Proof $5 Coins, Two 2003 1/10 Oz. $5 Gold Coins, 1977 Danburry Mint Ltd. Ed. Charles A Lindberg 10K 25th Anniv. Commem. Coin, 45 Grains. 1904 Russia $5 Ruble Gold Coin.
Militaria: More than 40+ US Army sterling silver men’s rings to include: 1917 War service ring, WWI 1919 veteran ring, 8th infantry ring, Armed Forces ring and others- Revolutionary War 200lb pay voucher dated 1780 Hartford CT for John Caldwell, Entire Binder of First Regiment Infantry of National Guard of Pennsylvania Memorabilia and Ephemera kept by General Joseph Ripley Chandler Ward who fought in the Civil War as a Union Army Soldier out of Philadelphia Pennsylvania, November 9th 1863 Prisoner of War Civil War soldier letter from James Smith to his sister in New Castle County Delaware, WWI Brice Bairnsfather Ware “Keeping His Hand In” bowl by Grimwades, Vintage cast iron general Pershing US Army commander bank, WWI era cast iron military picture frame with spread eagle finial and double rifle motif, WWI Brice Bairnsfather Ware “Where did that one go to” 1915 humoristic bowl, Grimswades Bairnsfather Ware “Keep Yer ‘Ead Still” plate, (2) 1918 USA cast iron tank banks, cast metal model of P38 lightning desk ornament, US Military shaving kit, Collier’s New Photographic History of World’s War copywrite 1919, International Silver Co. U.S. Navy USN plated silver dinner forks, 1917 trench art figural USNR military cap dresser tray made from 1917 brass shell casing, vintage figural cast iron 7in WWI soldier bank, Lippmann Spier & Hahn, NY 1918 pot metal soldier sculpture, Framed Civil War Honorable Discharge for Jacob Boyer February 29th 1864, primitive 4” round cannonball, Channon-Emery stove Co. figural WWI military hat advertising cast iron desktop paperweight, United States Ship Dwight D. Eisenhower brass ash tray, practice military grenade, Irwin Skiba figural Military Cap bottle opener, Amber military cap dresser tray and much more!
German Nazi Miliaria: H. Himmler SS Honor Ring, Inscribed “S.lb Weltermann 21.12.39 H. Himmler”. Silver construction, with a death’s head skull on the front flanked by “sig” runes, leafy engraving around the exterior, a swastika in a diamond, sig runes over a tyr rune, and an asterisk in a hexagon on the rear quarter. Includes a reproduction SS ring presentation box. The SS-Ehrenring (“SS Honour Ring”), unofficially called Totenkopfring (“Death’s Head Ring”), was an award of Heinrich Himmler’s Schutzstaffel (SS), German WWII, SS honor role clasp features a Skull & Crossbones with banner that reads- Meine Ehre heißt Treue worn on dress SS officer uniforms, German Nazi SS Third Reicht sterling silver men’s ring, Meine Chreheiblcreue German Nazi ring with eagle and swastika motif, German Nazi metal military arm bands to include: 1942 Demjansk, 1944 Arnheim, 1942-43 Stalingrad, 1940 Narvik, 1941-42 Krim, 1943 Kuban German Nazi SS Geheime Staatspolizei ID tag, Nazi Police Shako Eagle Insignia, Demjansk campaign shield; Stalingrad 1942-1943″ Battle Shield; Arnheim 1944″ Arm Shield; Krim 1941-1942″ Battle Shield; Kuban 1943″ Battle Shield, sterling silver men’s German Swastika and eagle ring, 1939 German Nazi iron cross pin, German brass Nazi 10in door push, WWII German Nazi Gold Wound badge, German Nazi spread eagle desk ornament, German Nazi spread eagle marble paperweight, German Nazi soldbuch war booklets, (2) German Nazi SS soldbuch booklets, NSDAP Reichsparteitag Nürnberg 1933 Badge, 1914 sterling silver iron cross, WWII German Nazi uniform cap with spread eagle, swastika and skull and crossbones and more!
Jewelry/Sterling Silver: Colt firearms company men’s ring with double pistol design marked .925, 10K gold figural airplane propeller pin, 14K gold ladies 14in necklace, US Army 10K gold men’s ring, 10K gold stick pin, 10K gold ladies ring missing stone, 10K gold stick pin with pink stone, 10K gold men’s 1946 class ring, Men’s 10K flower and berry decorated ring, 10K gold men’s monogram ring, Men’s 14K yellow gold wedding band, 10K gold pin, Ladies 10K gold 14in rope necklace, 32 pieces of sterling monogramed flatware, several large lots of miscellaneous sterling silver flatware, Late 19th century sterling silver hinged top match safe dated July 4th and Sept 5th 1896, Approx. 35 pieces of Black & Co. monogramed silver flatware, sterling silver monogramed 9in dresser tray, sterling silver monogramed and decorated 5in bowl, Pair of S. Kirk & Son sterling silver weighted floral candlesticks, sterling silver handled meat fork, P.S. Co. sterling silver reticulated and monogramed 8.5in plate, Pr of J. E. Caldwell & Co. sterling silver monogramed master salts, Pair of German sewing scissors w/ fruit decorating sterling silver handle, Qty of hat pins, Pair of K.M. Co. sterling silver weighted trophy cup cream and sugar, Qty of Alpaca sterling and turquois jewelry and more!
Gold Coins/Watches: Mickey Mouse Ingersoll wristwatch in original box believed to be first in the series of Walt Disney Mickey Mouse watches Circa mid 1930’s, (2) Deutsche Optik Model 3H58H Men’s wristwatch in original presentation box with owner’s guarantee card Orvis automatic men’s wristwatch in original box with owner’s manual, (2) Hamilton Khaki field mechanical men’s wristwatches, German Junkers Horizon model 6740 men’s wristwatch in original box and tin with owners manual, Abercrombie and Fitch men’s wristwatch in original box, Montana Silversmiths Colt pocket watch with fob and presentation case, antique Elgin National Watch Co. Silveriod watch (keywind), Orvis Stalingrad watch with fob, Elgin gold plated, swiss made Hamilton small pocket watch, Elgin men’s gold plated wrist watch, Verna men’s stainless wristwatch, Hamilton ladies 14K gold plated wristwatch, Marvin ladies stainless wristwatch, LeGant ladies wristwatch with butterfly motif band, Pulsar Sierra men’s wristwatch, Longines Cosmo ladies 10K gold filled wristwatch, Menger SAK design ladies stainless wristwatch, US army pilot wristwatch, German Nazir reproduction men’s wristwatch, Sears Gold Plated Calvary watch, Lionel 100th Anniversary Pocket watch with Steam Turbine locomotive cover in original tin with COA, The Racer stop watch, 1945-1995 Commemorative watch, (2) German commemorative pocket watch, Wenger SKA Designs Swiss stainless men’s wristwatch, Ladies Elgin gold plated wrist watch, Geneva men’s wrist watch, Pulsar men’s stainless wrist watch, Timex ladies wrist watch, Hamilton ladies 10kt gold plated wrist watch, Omega ladies 10gt gold plated wrist watch, Nation Audubon Society wrist watch, ladies stainless wristwatch with XO amethyst band, LA-CROSSE atomic watch in original box, Smith and Wesson pocket watch in original wooden presentation case and more!
Advertising and Railroad Memorabilia: Vintage Planters Pennant Peanuts glass advertising peanut jar with figural peanut handled top, Purina Chows Townsend Grain and Feed Co. Inc metal advertising thermometer, Dupont explosives Wilmington DE vintage letter opener, Diamond Ice and Coal company Wilmington DE vintage letter opener, C.J. Carroll Auction Co. Dover DE, Townsend Grain and Feed Co. Purina Townsend DE, McNatt motors 330 Middletown DE, Selection of early 1900’s Delaware seashore post cards from Lewes, DE and Rehoboth Beach, DE, Qty of Delaware ephemera, Vintage Milford, DE Postcards from the early 1900’s, B&O Railroad Ruby railroad lantern by Adlake with wire handle, several Pennsylvania Railroad Co. cast iron desk paperweights, P.B & W.R.R. railroad lantern, vintage Pennsylvania Railroad glass and brass inkwell inscribed P.R.R, Pennsylvania Railroad vintage brass boarding bell, Reading Railway System original 1953 desktop tear off calendar, Pullman Silver Palace Car Company Pullmans Railroad lock, (2) Reading Lines Porcelain enameled signs, P&R Railroad Lantern by the Armspear Co. New York, entire binder of Railroad Passes and Invoices from the Pennsylvania Railroad CO and more!
Primitives/China/Collectables: New Castle Co. Delaware 1807 framed alphabet sampler by Dorcas Bolden, Original Coca-Cola 50th Anniversary metal advertising sign 1886-1936, Pace Mfg. Co. 1922 nickel slot machine, Late 19th Century tramp art sewing box with pin cushion finial and 6 thread selector, RARE late 19th Century blue decorated stoneware rolling pin, primitive 3 gallon blue and gray floral decorated stoneware crock, Manhattan Clock Co. vintage metal gold painted mantle clock with two soldiers and spread Eagle finial, Pr of Gift House Inc. N.Y.C. figural bronze Indian on Horseback bookends by Aron Met 1927, M. Rosenstein Lancaster, PA Copywrite 1832 cast iron cat door stop in original paint, stamped 1 ½ gallon blue and grey stoneware decorated eared cheese crock, primitive metal wire oyster basket, primitive arrowheads in various shapes and sizes found along the banks of Susquehanna River, stamped 1 ½ gallon blue and gray stoneware crock, Thos. J. Evans London 1920’s reproduction Brunton compass in wooden presentation case, (2) Masons antique Midget Pint Fruit jars with Keystone patent 1858, half gallon blue and gray stoneware decorated crock, primitive Western Stoneware Co. covered crock with metal handle, primitive splint Oak gathering basket, G.W. Whitfield “The Best” model cast iron dress pleater, (3) early primitive wooden slaw boards, framed 1849 Christmas Blossoms print in decorated Walnut framed by E.H. Butler Philadelphia, PA, half gallon blue and gray decorated stoneware crock, H.A. Johnson & Co. Home made preserve crock with wooden lid, vintage Brass Service Bell with figural leaf base and bell flower finial, Pair of Stamped B&H figural cat bronze bookends in original paint, finger jointed single drawer coffee mill with cast iron crank, vintage Kenmore four blade fan, agate handled covered cannister, approximately 58pcs of vintage Roseville Pottery brown earthenware china, Cobalt peanut pattern oil lamp, Sculpted glass spread Eagle in caramel glass signed D. Cillum France, Early Dupont Explosives Red Cross Extra Dynamite wood advertising crate, Pair of bronze bookends with Revolutionary War motif of Infantry and Soldier on horseback, primitive 12” cast iron rabbit, (2) primitive German Hein Preussen stoneware handled jugs, Large Qty of German Steins, The P&A Mfg. Co mini early American Pattern glass lamp, selection of walking sticks, Westclox Baby Ben dresser clock, heavy brass mortar and pestle, large brass spread Eagle on branch sculpture, milk bottles, Airguide tabletop model barometer, Balland Paris mother of pearl and brass opera glasses in original leather case, Chevalier Paris France opera glasses, heavy brass spread Eagle on marble base, German nutcrackers, Qty of British coronation china and much more!
Vintage Toys: The Hubley Manufacturing Co. Hubley Mountie model 251 repeating cap pistol with original cardboard advertising backer, The Hubley Manufacturing Co. Hubley coyote model 237 repeating cap pistol with original cardboard advertising backer, Hubley Manufacturing Co. early American flint lock pistol jr. single barrel 1 shot cap pistol, vintage BFLO Toy and Tool Wrks tin Jack-Pot-Game slot mini toy slot machine, Oscar Mayer Weinermobile advertising bank, Pair of Hubley model 245 Smoking Tex toy cap pistols both in original boxes, model Mule train kit, vintage Linmar Toys Mechanical Lion in box, Alps Japan Playful Giraffe toy in original box, tin black cat tambourine, wind up cat w/ ball, and very cool spring operated shooting cannon with wooden projectiles and others!
Antique Furniture: Richard Miller, American 18th Century Mahogany tall case clock with double Rosette carved crest over brass face with moon and star dial circa 1780, Rare antique Oak three drawer dental cabinet with beveled glass and stone top, Beautiful Eastlake Mahogany and Burl Chevalle mirror, Gorgeous antique Tiger Oak three drawer two door leaded glass server with beveled mirror gallery, Victor talking machine company model VV-X1 Victrola in Mahogany case, Very unique highly decorated metal and brass floor lamp with figural Gargoyle finial, The Globe Wernicke Co. Mahogany 3 tier sectional bookcase with bottom drawer storage, Early 19th Century Cherry single drawer work table circa 1810, The Globe Wernicke Co. antique Mahogany three tier barrister bookcase, beautiful antique Tiger Oak two tier lamp table with pie crust top over brass ball in claw feet over turned column construction and pierced brass footed base, Victorian Walnut single drawer over two door marbletop washstand with tombstone paneled doors and gallery, Mid 19th century walnut 4 door drop front secretary desk/bookcase with oval glass top doors over oval paneled bottom doors and fitted interior, Poplar single board blanket chest with glove box, Victorian Eastlake Spoon carved three drawer one door washstand with gallery, Victorian Walnut marbletop single drawer over two door washstand with gallery and tear drop pulls, Mahogany inlaid three tier pie stand with stick and ball construction, antique Walnut two drawer work table, Victorian Walnut highly carved plant stand with chocolate marble insert, Late Regency Period four drawer Mahogany chest of drawers with crystal pulls, Mahogany three drawer drop leaf work table with rope carved edge and carved legs with paw feet, Mahogany 2 door bookcase with fretwork over glass, late 19th Century Pine single door punch tin pie safe/jelly cupboard, wicker and rattan stretcher base table with solid wood top, Mid 19th Century Pennsylvania hand stenciled cane bottom side chair in original paint, Mid-century brass birdcage on stand, Oak Morris chair carved paw feet and adjustable back, stunning Victorian piano lamp with pieced body and cherub decorated knees, art nouveau style upholstered top vanity stool with decorated metal legs, signed Hubley cast iron cat doorstop, Victorian Walnut small single door hanging corner cabinet with beveled mirror, Willet Transitional solid Cherry four piece bedroom suite and much more!
Knives/Gun Parts: Fairbairn/Sykes Special Edition Serial #357 knife in wooden folding presentation case with matching belt buckle, Boker Solingen knife in leather sheath and original box, Boker Solingen 1995 Limited Edition Steam Engine knife, Herbertz model 204912 knife with eagle head decoration in box, Schrade Cutlery 2002-2003 Federal Duck Stamp 16th Edition collectors knife in carved wooden presentation box and original box and paperwork, Winchester Cartridge Series Knife in original box, (2) Winchester “Yellowboy Rifle” knives in original boxes, Franklin Mint Colt Single Action Army Peacemaker knife in original box, Canal Street Cutlery knife in leather sheath in original box and Columbia River and Knife Tool Company NRA Knife with synthetic handle in sheath and original box, Geo C. Flint Co. Maple oval beveled mirror floor model adjustable dressing mirror, Smith & Wesson sportsman knife model 440A in original box with leather sheath, (2) Colt .380 Cal pistol clips, (2) Colt Ace service model. 22Lr pistol clips, (3) Smith and Wesson .22Cal pistol clips, Shrade Old Timer, Frost Cutlery Sierra Club Centennial, Baby Bullet, Silver Bullet and Remington Madison North Carolina Commemorative with COA, (4) German 9mm Luger pistol clips, (2) Ruger .22Cal pistol clips and (2) Colt .22Cal pistol clips, Camillus Cutlery Rimfire Classic model 22LR-5 folding pocketknives in original boxes, Vintage DuPont superfine FFG gunpowder tin from the Wilmington DE factory and more!
Special Interest/Boxlots: Several hundred Military Action figures, planes, tanks, and military related toys (ALL NEW IN BOX), Vintage Paul Jones and Co. “Comrades for 81 years” metal whiskey advertising sign, MG-42 Stock for Ruger 10/22 Rifle with Featherweight bipod (All new in box), Qty of Vintage toy airplane models by Aurora Famous Fighters to include: German Albatross D-3, Fokker DR -1, British SE-5 scout, Fokker D-7, vintage Jefferson Electric Co. Jefferson Golden Hour electric clock, die cast car models, model toy airplanes, Sentry Fire-Safe 1100 Security Chest in original box, Craftsman 10pc propane torch kit in metal carry case and more!
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Personal Property Preview: Two open house/preview days will be held on Friday 7/19 and Monday 7/22 from 5 PM – 7 PM. There Will be over 2,000 Pictures available online at www.AMauctions.com!
Pick Up Date: Items must be picked up at the Auction Site on Friday July 26th from 12 PM – 6 PM. NO EXCEPTIONS. We are setting up for 4 Auctions in our building and need the space. 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 or shipping arrangements made by 6PM on Friday July 26th, 2019 will be considered abandoned and may be disposed of at the discretion of the Auction Company.
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