Finney's will sell massive single-owner collection Sat., Oct. 29, in N.Y. A massive single-owner collection consisting of hundreds of vintage and hard-to-find items in a variety of categories will be sold on Saturday, Oct. 29, by Finney’s Auction Service in Schodack, N.Y.
Mobil top, 63 inches tall, very nice and ready for a restoration (est. $450-$700). The top is original and has the word Mobil on front and back.
Dolls will include an unmarked bisque shoulder head doll with kid body and stationary eyes, a beautiful face with closed mouth, 14 inches tall and in good condition but with repair needed to the body (est. $175-$300); and a large, 22-inch Simon & Halbig bisque head doll with composition jointed body, sleep glass eyes and open mouth and original clothes (est. $150-$250).
Steiff bears will feature a Disney Convention “The Sea Bear” teddy bear (#651380), with grey curly mohair and an anchor on the foot, in very good condition (est. 175-$350). Speaking of Disney, one lot of note promises to be a colorful unsigned graphic painting of Mickey Mouse and Pluto, measuring 35 inches by 23 inches and in very good condition (est. $250-$350).
Rounding out a short list of the day’s expected top lots are a Buddy L Express large 24-inch truck with swing-open back doors, in super condition (est. $450-$650); a large 12-inch Parrot cast-iron door stop with “Nekoosa Foundry & Mich Works” impressed on it (est. $175-$225); and an old photo of a group of men holding pictures of the Advance Stove (est. $35-$45).
Previews will be held Thursday and Friday, Oct. 27-28, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturday, the day of sale, from 9-11 a.m. A 15 percent buyer’s premium will be applied to all purchases. Terms will be cash, known checks, and Visa and Master Card. Phone and absentee bids will be accepted. Finney’s gallery is located at 1568 Columbia Turnpike in Schodack, N.Y.
Finney’s Auction Services’ next big sale after this one will be an antique and art auction slated for Saturday, Nov. 12, at 11 a.m. in the firm’s Schodack showroom. Sold will be several paintings and bronzes (to include a Raoul Larche bronze) from a single-owner collector, along with a super Oriental chinoiserie red lacquer cabinet, a lovely collection of early Flip glass, a Newcomb College rabbit tile, Zuniga bronzes, Oriental porcelains, ivory pieces and much more.
Finney’s Auction Service is a full-service, family-owned and operated business. The firm is always accepting quality consignments for future sales. To consign an item, an estate or a collection you may call them at (518) 479-4371 or e-mail them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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