Great full dress uniform military wedding photo c1950s. Photographer was Thomas D. Quinn of Modesto, California. 8x10 black & white in a cardstock mat presentation folder. The matting has some staining, but the photo is 100% intact.
Pictures and Stories for Children, To Which is Added The Picture Alphabet 1852. Rare, small children’s book published by William J. Reynolds and Co, 1852 Boston. Interesting book with many woodblock illustrations of children at play and other illustrations taken from the stories in verse and text. Measures about 6-1/4 by 4 inches. Most pages show medium browning and foxing with age and the front cover is a little loose (but still solidly attached and connected)...
Miniature book that recounts the exploits of American naval heroes in the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812. Illustrated with wood block print portraits and battle scenes. Written and published by Edward W. Miller, No. 11 George Street. George Charles stereotype; T. K. and P. G. Collins printers. Measures about 3-1/4 by 2-3/4 inches. 191 pages. Gold edges. Most pages show medium browning and foxing with age...
Fantastic Mid-Century Modern sterling silver flower brooch with four clear stones in the middle of the flower. Probably circa 1950. Marked Sterling. Brooch measures approx. 3-1/2 inches tall. Excellent condition, with only minor surface scratches to the surface of the silver, as expected.
Renoir copper jewelry are Mid-Century Modern classics, and this is one of the best. The brooch and earrings are in the shape of painter’s palettes with paint brushes. Marked Renoir (1950s). Brooch measures approx. 4-1/2 inches wide and 2 inches tall. The earrings are clip-ons. Excellent condition, with only minor surface scratches to the mirror surface copper, as expected.
Incredible Mid-Century Modern flower pendant. The pendant and chain are gold-filled. The bale is marked A&Z 1/20 12KGF. The flower pendant is marked Pat. 130141 and Design Pat’d. The bale and copper chain were made by A&Z Chain Co., while the pendant was made and patented by Carl-Art. The piece is from the early 1940s. The pendant measures approx. 1-5/8 inches including the bale and the chain is 18 inches long. Excellent condition.
Lovely and unusual, this is a Mid-Century Modern posey pin in sterling silver with a gold wash. The brooch has a tube for inserting a flower. Marked Napier Sterling (circa 1945). Measures approx. 2-1/2 inches tall. Excellent condition.
Gorgeous Mid-Century Modern brooch with three large multi-colored crystals at the end of long sprays. Marked Coro with the Pegasus on the side (circa 1945), and the metal is covered with a gold wash. Measures approx. 1-1/2 inches wide and 3-1/2 inches tall. Excellent condition.
Fabulous Mid-Century Modern bow brooch with a large purple crystal in the center. Not marked. Measures approx. 2 inches tall and 1-1/2 inches wide. Excellent condition.
Fabulous Mid-Century Modern bow brooch with a large blue crystal in the center. Marked Coro Sterling Craft (mid-1940s), and the metal is covered with a coppery gold wash. Measures approx. 3 inches wide. Excellent condition.
Great Santa Claus walker! He walks and pulls the sled beind him. Comes with original box and key. Works fine, except the string needs to be replaced (see photo). Made in Hong Kong in the 1960s for Dandee Import NYC. Love the graphics on the box: Walking Santa & Sled precision wind-up mechanism – will not tip! Carries snacks – cigarettes –etc! Great Holiday Fun! Santa stands about 3-1/4 inches tall. Excellent condition, except for string.
Nice old – c1950s – Father Christmas style Santa Claus doll, probably made in Japan. Constructed of flocked cardboard, velveteen, cotton, and a molded plastic painted face. He is holding a candle made from a piece of wood. Not marked but surely made in Japan. Santa is about 6-1/2 inches tall. The tiny flame tip of the candle has broken off, otherwise excellent condition.
Beautiful Citrine solitaire cocktail ring in a fancy 14K yellow gold setting. The dark yellow citrine is heavily faceted and about 17 carats. The ring is about a size 8. Excellent condition.
Beautiful Citrine solitaire cocktail ring in a fancy 14K yellow gold setting. The pale canary yellow citrine is heavily faceted and about 13 carats. The ring is about a size 5-1/2. Excellent condition.
Nice round sterling napkin ring that has micro-graining all around both rims. It has no monogram. Marked with British hallmarks: HWLd - Lion - Chester Town Mark – J – for Chester 1909-10. The maker’s mark is for Henry Williamson Ltd. Weighs approx. 0.23 Troy ounces / 7.2 grams. Measures 11/16 inch wide x 1-3/4 inches across. Excellent condition.
Nice round sterling napkin ring that is decorated bead work all around both rims. It is monogrammed Lyman. Marked: Sterling / 111 / plus some scratched in polishing marks. Weighs approx. 0.34 Troy ounces / 10.5 grams. Measures 1-1/16 inches wide x 1-1/2 inches across. Excellent condition.
Nice round sterling napkin ring that is decorated all around with repousse and some hand chasing. It is monogrammed: Lottie Dixon / August 30th 99. Marked with British hallmarks: Anchor - Y - Lion Passant – for Birmingham 1899. The maker’s mark is partially obscured by the decoration. Looks like NW, possibly Noah Wright. Weighs approx. 0.99 Troy ounces / 30.8 grams. Measures 1-1/4 inches wide x 1-7/8 inches across. Excellent condition.
Nice round sterling napkin ring with an empty cartouche with leaves and flowers on one side. The other side is monogrammed: AB. Marked: Sterling / 22. Weighs approx. 0.405 Troy ounces / 12.7 grams. Measures 1-1/8 inches wide x 1-1/2 inches across. Excellent condition.