Antique clocks, vintage toys, more at Converse auction, May 24th Over 400 lots of important antique clocks, Asian objects, fine art, toys and toy trains, period furniture, Native American and African objects and more will be sold May 24 by Gordon S. Converse & Co.
Mercedes Benz touring car, about 27 inches in length; a silver tri-engine toy airplane, 20 inches long; and a metal toy sedan from the mid-20th century, 20 inches long and still with the original green paint.
Trains will feature an OO gauge train set by Markel with a transformer, tracks, buildings and train car accessories; and a set of Hornby-type trains, including four wind-up lithographic decorated locomotives and other cars. Also offered will be a Quapaw Native American vase, 10 inches tall, found in Phillips County, Ark., with original vivid polychrome paint and item shards.
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. To learn more about Gordon S. Converse & Co., and the May 24th auction, please log on to www.AuctionsatConverse.com.