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Three 1930s Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair Souvenir Items

Three 1930s Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair Souvenir Items

Auction:
2625M
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 13, 2012
Lot:
848
Sold for:
$123$100

Three 1930s Chicago Century of Progress World's Fair Souvenir Items, a enamel-painted "1934 Century of Progress Chicago" metal mesh purse, overall lg. 6 1/2 in.; and a Johnson Bros. red More ...

Illinois "Bunn Special" 16 Size Open Face Watch

Illinois "Bunn Special" 16 Size Open Face Watch

Auction:
2623M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Dec 01, 2012
Lot:
349
Sold for:
$360$300

Illinois "Bunn Special" 16 Size Open Face Watch, Illinois Watch Company, Springfield, Illinois, no. 5038368, stem-wind, lever-set, double-sunk Arabic dial marked Illinois, movement marked with More ...

Two Elgin "B.W. Raymond" Open Face Watches

Two Elgin "B.W. Raymond" Open Face Watches

Auction:
2623M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Dec 01, 2012
Lot:
359
Sold for:
$210$175

Two Elgin "B.W. Raymond" Open Face Watches, Elgin Watch Company, Elgin, Illinois, no. 30583678 and no. 236069, both with stem-wind, lever-set movements marked with model and serial number as above, More ...

Elgin 16 Size "Father Time" Open Face Watch

Elgin 16 Size "Father Time" Open Face Watch

Auction:
2623M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Dec 01, 2012
Lot:
361
Sold for:
$150$125

Elgin 16 Size "Father Time" Open Face Watch, Elgin National Watch Company, Elgin, Illinois, no. 16096177, enamel Arabic numeral double-sunk dial marked Elgin, movement marked Father Time, 21 Jewels More ...

Illinois 16 Size Bunn Special Watch

Illinois 16 Size Bunn Special Watch

Auction:
2623M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Dec 01, 2012
Lot:
362
Sold for:
$1,320$1,100

Illinois 16 Size Bunn Special Watch, Illinois Watch Company, Springfield, Illinois, no. 5240729, the double-sunk enamel dial marked Illinois, Bunn Special, 23 Jewel, 60 Hour, movement marked Sixty More ...

Illinois 21-jewel "Bunn Special" Open Face Watch

Illinois 21-jewel "Bunn Special" Open Face Watch

Auction:
2623M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Dec 01, 2012
Lot:
369
Sold for:
$150$125

Illinois 21-jewel "Bunn Special" Open Face Watch, Illinois Watch Company, Springfield, Illinois, no. 3450385, 14kt white gold-filled case with enameled double-sunk dial marked Illinois, stem-wind, More ...

Three 18 Size Open Face Watches

Three 18 Size Open Face Watches

Auction:
2623M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Dec 01, 2012
Lot:
372
Sold for:
$330$275

Three 18 Size Open Face Watches, Hamilton no. 86300, Hampden no. 1269151, and Illinois no. 2044360, all in engraved gold-filled cases with Arabic dials marked with maker's name, Hamilton movement More ...

Illinois 16 Size "Bunn Special" Watch

Illinois 16 Size "Bunn Special" Watch

Auction:
2623M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Dec 01, 2012
Lot:
373
Sold for:
$277$225

Illinois 16 Size "Bunn Special" Watch, Illinois Watch Company, Springfield, Illinois, no. 4746712, double-sunk Arabic dial marked Illinois, lever-set movement with maker's name, model, and serial More ...

Elgin "Veritas" 16 Size 23-jewel Open Face Watch

Elgin "Veritas" 16 Size 23-jewel Open Face Watch

Auction:
2623M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Dec 01, 2012
Lot:
381
Sold for:
$390$325

Elgin "Veritas" 16 Size 23-jewel Open Face Watch Elgin, Illinois, no. 20146352, enameled Arabic double-sunk dial marked Elgin, lever-set, stem-wind, damascened nickel movement marked Veritas, 23 More ...

Illinois "Sangamo" 16 Size Open Face Watch

Illinois "Sangamo" 16 Size Open Face Watch

Auction:
2623M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Dec 01, 2012
Lot:
382
Sold for:
$246$200

Illinois "Sangamo" 16 Size Open Face Watch, Illinois Watch Company, Springfield, Illinois, no. 1811716, gold-filled Keystone 25-year case with enamel double-sunk dial marked with retailer, More ...

Two Elgin Gold-filled Lady's Hunter Case Watches

Two Elgin Gold-filled Lady's Hunter Case Watches

Auction:
2623M
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Dec 01, 2012
Lot:
390
Unsold
 

Two Elgin Gold-filled Lady's Hunter Case Watches, Elgin National Watch Company, Elgin, Illinois, both Model 1 with decorated Roman numeral dials marked Elgin, one a 6 size, movement no. 8319565, the More ...

Child's "Geneva Reversible" Red-painted Wood and Iron Rickshaw

Child's "Geneva Reversible" Red-painted Wood and Iron Rickshaw

Auction:
2620M
Auction:
Discovery - Nov 15, 2012
Lot:
737
Sold for:
$108$90

Child's "Geneva Reversible" Red-painted Wood and Iron Rickshaw, Geneva Mfg. Co., Geneva, Illinois, with pressed composition seat. More ...

White-Washburne Co. Toilet Paper Label Sample Book

White-Washburne Co. Toilet Paper Label Sample Book

Auction:
2616M
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 10, 2012
Lot:
277
Unsold
 

White-Washburne Co. Toilet Paper Label Sample Book, Hinsdale, New Hampshire, c. 1930. More ...

Women's Full-length Aurora Mink Coat

Women's Full-length Aurora Mink Coat

Auction:
2611M
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 12, 2012
Lot:
726
Sold for:
$385$325

Women's Full-length Aurora Mink Coat, with original purchase papers, approx. size large. More ...

American Violin, Simon Burke, Lansing (Illinois), 1928

American Violin, Simon Burke, Lansing (Illinois), 1928

Auction:
2569B
Auction:
Musical Instruments - Nov 06, 2011
Lot:
239A
Sold for:
$356$300

American Violin, Simon Burke, Lansing (Illinois), 1928, bearing the maker's label, length of back 356 mm. More ...

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848)

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848)

Auction:
2526B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 14, 2010
Lot:
4
Sold for:
$326$275

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848), Signed document, September 16, 1820, one page, as Secretary of State, certifying a copy of an original decree related to indemnification of lands in the Mississippi More ...

Cobalt-decorated Stoneware Bean Pot and a Sleepy Eye Pottery Bowl

Cobalt-decorated Stoneware Bean Pot and a Sleepy Eye Pottery Bowl

Auction:
2509
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 15, 2010
Lot:
817
Sold for:
$415$350

Cobalt-decorated Stoneware Bean Pot and a Sleepy Eye Pottery Bowl, America, late 19th century the bean pot made by White's Utica, New York,one side inscribed "Spirit of 76 Bunker Hill," the other More ...

Two Embroidered Black Velvet Opera Coats

Two Embroidered Black Velvet Opera Coats

Auction:
2488
Auction:
Discovery - Dec 17, 2009
Lot:
736
Sold for:
$83$70

Two Embroidered Black Velvet Opera Coats, bearing labels from Brigham's, Springfield, Mass., and Miller & Rhoads, Richmond, (tears). More ...

Queen Anne Sycamore Chest over Two Drawers

Queen Anne Sycamore Chest over Two Drawers

Auction:
2468
Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - Aug 09, 2009
Lot:
351
Sold for:
$948$800

Queen Anne Sycamore Chest over Two Drawers, New England, mid-18th century, with applied beaded facade, replaced brasses, old refinish, (imperfections), ht. 41, wd. 37, dp. 17 1/2 in. More ...

Collection of Ten 1893 World's Columbian Exposition Admission Tickets

Collection of Ten 1893 World's Columbian Exposition Admission Tickets

Auction:
2429
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 15, 2008
Lot:
219
Sold for:
$237$200

Collection of Ten 1893 World's Columbian Exposition Admission Tickets, Chicago, May 1st to October 30th, including six duration, and four special day admission. More ...

Elec-Treat Mechanical Heart

Elec-Treat Mechanical Heart

Auction:
2419
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Aug 23, 2008
Lot:
612
Sold for:
$90$90

Elec-Treat Mechanical Heart, by Electreat Mfg. Co., Peoria, Illinois, the chrome-plated tube with roller, grip, sponge and cables, in maker's box with explication and manual. More ...

Robert Wadsworth Grafton (American, 1876-1936)      New Orleans Courtyard

Robert Wadsworth Grafton (American, 1876-1936) New Orleans Courtyard

Auction:
2399
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Mar 07, 2008
Lot:
789
Sold for:
$7,110$6,000

Robert Wadsworth Grafton (American, 1876-1936) New Orleans Courtyard Unsigned, artist's name inscribed on the reverse. Oil on canvas mounted onto board, 14 1/2 x 10 1/2 in. (36.8 x 26.6 cm), More ...

Metal-bound Oak Acme Churn No. 2 on Stand

Metal-bound Oak Acme Churn No. 2 on Stand

Auction:
2396
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 14, 2008
Lot:
537E
Sold for:
$95$80

Metal-bound Oak Acme Churn No. 2 on Stand, H.H. Palmer, Rockford, Illinois. More ...

Buddy "L" 208 Coach

Buddy "L" 208 Coach

Auction:
2383
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Oct 28, 2007
Lot:
954
Sold for:
$823$700

Buddy "L" 208 Coach, c. 1927, by Moline Pressed Steel Co., Illinois, green body, with silver-colored disc wheels and maker's label on inside door, lg. 28 in. More ...

Collection of 1890s Glass Photographic Slides

Collection of 1890s Glass Photographic Slides

Auction:
2381
Auction:
Discovery - Oct 18, 2007
Lot:
152
Sold for:
$470$400

Collection of 1890s Glass Photographic Slides, including California 1893, 1893 World's Fair Chicago, New York City, Lake George, the Northeast and East Coast locations, and miscellaneous, More ...

Gustave Baumann (German/American, 1881-1971)      The Way of the Year

Gustave Baumann (German/American, 1881-1971) The Way of the Year

Auction:
2371
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Sep 07, 2007
Lot:
17A
Sold for:
$4,700$4,000

Gustave Baumann (German/American, 1881-1971) The Way of the Year, 1916. Signed "Gustave Baumann" in pencil with hand-in-heart chop l.r., titled in pencil l.l. Color woodcut on Japan paper hinged More ...

"The Belle Churn" Iron-mounted Oak Barrel Churn on Stand

"The Belle Churn" Iron-mounted Oak Barrel Churn on Stand

Auction:
2364
Auction:
Discovery - May 23, 2007
Lot:
570
Sold for:
$59$50

"The Belle Churn" Iron-mounted Oak Barrel Churn on Stand, J. McDermaid, Rockford, Illinois. More ...

Edmund Quincy (American, 1903-1997)    Street with Figures

Edmund Quincy (American, 1903-1997) Street with Figures

Auction:
2340
Auction:
American & European Works of Art - Nov 17, 2006
Lot:
363
Sold for:
$411$350

Edmund Quincy (American, 1903-1997) Street with Figures Signed "Quincy" l.l. Oil on canvas, 19 x 24 in. (48.3 x 61.0 cm), framed. Condition: Good. More ...

Stereoscopic Views of the 1871 Great Fire in Chicago

Stereoscopic Views of the 1871 Great Fire in Chicago

Auction:
2345
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - Jul 29, 2006
Lot:
314
Sold for:
$294$250

Stereoscopic Views of the 1871 Great Fire in Chicago, by G.N. Barnard, No. 376 Van Buren St., Chicago, pubd. Lovejoy & Foster, 309 W. Randolph St., Chicago, approx. forty views on yellow mounts with More ...

Two Pop-up Die-cut Embossed Aquariums

Two Pop-up Die-cut Embossed Aquariums

Auction:
2283
Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - May 03, 2005
Lot:
383
Sold for:
$646$550

Two Pop-up Die-cut Embossed Aquariums, each with Moline silk aquarium walls and depicting scrap fish in natural habitat. More ...