Huge on-site auction slated for Oct. 24 in Terryville, Conn. An on-site auction featuring the lifetime collections of the late Ambrose Zoni will be held Sun., Oct. 24, at Mr. Zoniís former residence on High Street in Terryville, Conn., by Tim's, Inc. of Bristol
Other items people will see as they move from barn to farmhouse and room to room will include a Shaker rocker, country crockery, advertising items, weathervanes (including running horse and lamb examples), molds, Toleware pieces and a fabulous lifetime hat pin collection featuring many Victorian-era ornate hat pins, some with rhinestones and some possibly gold.
The house has already been sold; only its contents will be offered in the sale. ďBring a truck and a friend,Ē Mr. Chapulis advised.
Due to the nature of the auction, no large coats, bags, pocketbooks or totes will be allowed during the auction or preview. Bidders are asked to leave them in the car while the sale is going on. There will be undercover security on the premises. Terms of sale: there will be a 15 percent buyerís premium (for cash and unknown checks) and 18 percent for major credit cards.
Admittance to the auction and preview will be in the form of a suggested $5 donation for St. Jude Childrenís Hospital, in memory of Peter W. Chaplulis, Timís late father. To date, Timís, Inc. has proudly raised over $31,000 for the charity, which treats cancer patients regardless of their ability to pay. St. Jude Childrenís Hospital was founded by the entertainer Danny Thomas.
Timís, Inc. is celebrating over 30 years in business (1979-2010). The firm is always accepting quality consignments for future sales. To consign an item, estate or collection, you may call Tim Chapulis at (860) 459-0964, or e-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org. For additional information about Timís, Inc., and the Oct. 24 Zoni estate sale, log on to www.timsauction.com.