AUCTION: Postcards, Sheet Music, Ephemera, and Books
Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 10:00am
Located at the VFW Building at 156 Hill St., Lyndonville, Vermont 05851
This should be another exciting "Paper" auction featuring thousands of postcards, sheet music with great covers, good advertising, lots of photographs, RR paper, books, and collectible Vermont paper.
Postcards: Local, national, international, Victorian holiday and greeting. A great lot of RPPC of Danville Fair of 1930, Joe's Pond, and Danville village; cards from Lyndonville, St. Johnsbury, Peacham, Barton, Orleans, Sutton, Wheelock, Glover, and many other Vermont towns. Collections of Maine, Mass., NH cards. Sets from Africa, India, Europe, and Canada. Collectible cards of Native American chiefs & tribes, black Americana, the West, movie stars, bull fighting, skiing, space, trains and ships. Great Victorian Santas and other holiday and greeting cards. Complete 12 month set of Fortune cards, set of "Ginks" and other artist sets.
Sheet music: Wonderful covers featuring Black Americana, patriotic and military, ships, wild West, crooners, Army-Navy hit kits, movie stars, and lots more.
Advertising: lg. framed poster for Job cigarette papers by A. Mucha, Indian Chewing Gum cards, lots of local calendars, agricultural manuals and photos, collection of beer coasters, local Kreamy Ice Kream fan, Cross Crackers invoice, Uncle John's syrup stand-up for Maple Grove; Mobile pin-up calendar, Victorian era advt. cards, 3 lg. Norman Rockwell war bonds posters.
Photographs/ Pictures: Lots of early photos from around Vermont, cabinet cards, trains, stereoptic view cards, movie star promo shots, 4 poster-sized photos of 70's - 80's rock musicians, good prints and etchings including bound collection by H Sheppard Dale ( Wells Cathedral and Libertin of St. Andrew)
Railroad Paper: timetables, examination booklets, Rules of operation manuals, detention report and other forms, maps, pension plan pamphlets, calendars, etc for Boston & Maine, Canadian Pacific, and Central Maine. Lot of instruction manuals by Westinghouse. RR magazines.
Books/ Magazines: Beer's Lamoille/ Orleans Atlas, 2 Caledonia County Gazetteers, histories of Topsham, Corinth, St. Johnsbury, Morristown, Woodstock; 3 early medical books - Gunn's New Family Physician 1867, Henke's Atlas of Surgical Anatomy 1885, A Clinical Atlas of Venereal & Skin Disease 1889 -58 colored plates; 2 vol. set Through the Dark Continent, biographies ,histories, early copy of Little Lord Fauntleroy and other children's classics, Vermont books, cook books, old Bibles, collections of JFK and A. Lincoln memorabilia. Life, Look, Mechanics Illustrated, Popular Science, The World's Work, and other early magazines. Lg. wall map of US 1866, White's Physiological Manikin 1889.
And much more: correspondence, receipts, journals,ledgers, autographs ,maps, collection of letters from congressman W.W. Grout in 1900.
Terms: Cash or Good Check No Buyer's Premium 6% Sales Tax Without Resale Number Lunch
Auctioneers: Lussier Auction Service Lyndonville, Vermont 802-535-6100, 802-626-8892
Preview: Friday, Mar. 20 -- 3pm to 6pm and sale morning from 8:30 . Directions: Exit 23 I91 - Rt.5 north to stop light - right up hill, follow auction signs.