The living estate of Brady C. Jefcoat will be sold June 18 & 24-25 in N.C. Hundreds of rare and prized items from the living estate of Brady C. Jefcoat will be sold Saturday, June 18, in Yanceyville, N.C., and June 24-25 in Raleight, N.C., through Winstead's Auction Service.
carved German-made grandfather clock with a built-in Schultz-Marke 12-inch disc player. The other is an oak hall tree with weight-driven clock, beveled mirrors, swinging pendulum and beveled glass. Also sold will be an RCA Victor “Nipper” the mascot dog (3 feet tall) with a speaker in his belly.
Jukeboxes will be served up in abundance. Examples include a totally restored Wurlitzer Model 750 jukebox; a 24-selection 1948 Wurlitzer Model 1100 jukebox; a coin-op Ristaucrat Model 45-S table jukebox that plays 45 rpm records, 16 ½ inches tall; and a circa 1950s Seeburg Model 200 Wall-o-Matic table jukebox. Also sold will be an automated Chicago Coins band box.
Also slated to cross the block will be a coin-op upright Symphonion musical automation disc player with three drawers, by Schultz-Marke; a coin-op Nicole Freres-Leipzip upright Polyphon disc player, with five 19 5/8-inch discs; and a Modernola hand-painted Japanese black lacquer phonograph with lamp and satin shade with tassles and original sales receipt from 1923.
Rounding out the list of expected top lots will be a Swiss-made oak cylinder music box with carvings by Jacot & Sons (1885); a Stella fancy-carved Jacot & Sons 17-inch disc music box with drawer and four discs; a Symphonion double 12-inch disc music box by Schultz-Marke; an oak Capital music box with seven cone-shaped discs, oak, with painted snow scene on the lid; a Columbia oak case phonograph with nickel-plated morning glory-style 23-inch horn and tone arm; and an inlaid cylinder music box with bells (tambour, nine timbers and castagnettes) by Fabrique DeGeneve, with glass cover.
All of the items just described will be in the June 18 auction in Yanceyville. The June 24-25 auction will be held at Mr. Jefcoat’s residence, at 6017 Donnybrook Road in Raleigh. The house and property will not be offered, just the merchandise inside. Items in Mr. Jefcoat’s home were still being inventoried at press time, but the variety and quality will be same as on June 18.
The June 18 auction will begin promptly at 12:00 noon (EDT). Previews will be held on Thursday, June 16, from 11-5; on Friday, June 17, from noon to 6:30 p.m.; and on Saturday, June 18, the day of sale, from 9 a.m. to noon. Previews may also be arranged by appointment (please call 336-599-7508). Start times for the June 24-25 auction will be 12:00 noon on Friday, June 24; and 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 25. Previews will be held on and before the auction dates.
Winstead’s Auction Company has over 25 years’ experience in the auction business. The firm has access to thousands of collectors and dealers and is able to conduct auctions on-site or at its climate-controlled showroom facility. Winstead’s is always accepting quality consignments for future sales. To consign a single item, an estate or a collection, you may call them at (336) 599-7508 or (336) 504-2807; or, you can send them an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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