Postcards, Ephemera, and Books AUCTION Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 10:00 am
Located at the VFW Building at 156 Hill Street, Lyndonville, Vermont
This should be another fun "paper" auction, featuring a nice selection of local and Vermont postcards and historical paper, Victorian postcard and scrap albums, good advertising, Civil War items from a Cambridge soldier, a stamp collection and much more.
Postcards: Local, national, world, holiday, greeting. RPPC and colorized. Vermont towns: St. Johnsbury, Lyndon, Concord, Wheelock, Hardwick, Morrisville, Barton, Newport, and many more. Taft's inauguration, WWI, the 27 flood, skiing, covered bridges, Willoughby, etc. Victorian albums as found and collection by area or theme. Advertising: Stand-up poster/ calendar - NT Swezey's Flour 1901, St. Johnsbury Shoe Hospital poster, St. Johnsbury Crackers box, tobacco silks & flags- 2 baseball players, 2 butterflies, 4 universities, 1 uncut sheet of Kewpies, great Victorian scrapbook of advertising & trade cards, loose trade cards & advt., Larkin's 50th anniversary book, receipts, billheads, pamphlets, fans. Photographs/ Pictures: Vermont flood photos, wrecked trains, CC Camp at East Burke, 70's skiing photos, CD's of circus performers, lg. photo of tourist stage at John Brown's grave, tintypes, lots of early Vermont "instant ancestors", set of 12 military prints from 1890's- matted, loose prints ready for framing. Civil War related: tintype & early photos of soldier from Cambridge, Vt. , several letters of testament from Vt. comrades in arms regarding injury received there, GAR paper lot - photographs & program from 13th Vt. dedication ceremony at Gettysburg. Records/ paper from Sons of Veterans & Ladies Auxiliary, hand decorated matted photograph of veteran. Books/Magazines: 1st ed. of "Political Debates between Hon. Abraham Lincoln and Hon. Stephen A. Douglas". leather bound copies of Vermont in Civil War I & II (Benedict}, town histories- Cabot, Berkshire, Derby, Lyndon, Lancaster NH, St. Johnsbury Illustrated and A Collection of Views in and around St. Johnsbury, early LI and St. J A yearbooks, Mail Story of the Flood, Walton's Registers, lg. brass bound bible, early hymnals, prayer books, primers, texts, 1872 & 74 Godey's Lady's Books, 1859 Petersons, autographed copy of "The Fightinist Ship" and other war-related books, Victorian decorated classics, children's classics and series, Rinkitink in Oz 1916, Uncle Wiggly, scouting books, 20's & 30's adventure books w/ good dj, V. Bentley cookbooks, medical books, early western and detective magazines, other early magazines. Stamps: US - some uncirculated, many circulated, commemoratives, hand cancelled 1860's, Canadian, world. And much more: 1911 newspaper of building Fenway, sheet music, nice collection of "Hell Driver" programs , ledgers, journals, valentines & holiday cards, maps, RR tables, autograph books, paper from fraternal societies, and lots of Lyndon - St. Johnsbury historical paper.
Terms: Cash or Good Check No Buyer's Premium 6% Sales tax w/o resale # Lunch available
Preview: Friday, March 11 -- 3pm to 6pm and sale morning from 8:30 am. Directions: Exit 23 I91 - Rt. 5 north to stop light in downtown Lyndonville - right up hill. Follow auction signs from stop light.