Internet-only auction ends Nov. 18 at Gordon S. Converse & Co. Over 400 quality lots of merchandise, drawn from prominent estates and collections, in a wide array of categories, will be sold in an Internet-only auction that ends Nov. 18 by Gordon S. Converse & Co
Staffordshire spaniels in luster gold and white glaze.
Prints and fine art will feature a pair of framed antique prints of British Naval ships of line, hand-colored and matted, with burl wood frames (each 24 ½ inches by 29 inches); and a 27-page book of Japanese hand-colored engravings, mostly signed, each print 14 inches 9 ½ inches.
One lot of costume jewelry will feature a round jade medallion, two sets of pierced earrings, a hat pin ending with a large paste diamond and an oval-shaped black opal and onyx tie tack or pin. Another jewelry lot will feature 14 rings, most for the ladies and most gold, with some precious stones. Also offered will be a pair of Hummel figures, both with the Goebel mark.
Collectibles will feature a lacquer paint-decorated lidded and hinged box, and original comic book art from Little Archie #10 titled Escape From Shark Island (1976).
Rounding out a short list of the sale's expected top earners is one lot comprising an assortment of silver plate items (a trumpet vase, a pair of rectangular lidded servers, a veggie server, an oval tray and more); and an interesting silver ostrich on a stand, about 1 ¾ inches tall.
Gordon S. Converse & Co. is always accepting quality consignments for future sales. To consign an item, an estate or a collection, you may call them directly, at (610) 722-9004; or, e-mail them at Gordon@ConverseClocks.com. Gordon Converse replies promptly to all e-mails.
Anyone interested in finding out what an antique item might be worth may do so by sending a photo of the item, along with a check for $40, to Gordon S. Converse & Co., Attn: Gordon S. Converse, 758 Mancill Rd., Strafford, PA 19087. For more information, please log on to www.AuctionsatConverse.com or www.ConverseClocks.com. Updates are posted frequently.