“On-Line Only” Auction



Going On Now!!!!

Begins closing at 7:01 PM on Thur., Dec. 7th



Items in this Auction are all Unique.  The Bruce Forrest Art Vases and Bowls are “One of a Kind” art pieces. Many of the Vintage Snow White Collection pieces are in their original packaging. Some of the Paper Weights are limited editions.


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AUCTIONEER’S NOTE:  Pickup will be Saturday, December 9th from 9 am to 1 pm at 169 S. Main St., Leslie, MI 49251 or Shipping is Available.  If you do NOT pick up during the stated pick-up times there will be a $30 additional charge.  You may also arrange to have them shipped for the costs of shipping and handling.


Sheila Howe, Bob Howe & Brad Stoecker Auctioneers



Audrey N. Gray Estate Sale



70 year Collection in 3 DAYS

1442 Prospect Hill, Kalamazoo, MI 49006

9:01 AM, Friday, Saturday, Sept. 1st & 2nd. & 10:01 AM Sept. 3rd, 2017




IMPORTANT NOTE: Ms. Gray, from a noted Kalamazoo family, collected “Real Antiques” during most of her lifetime.  Everything in this sale was in her home and not a single piece has been added. (As a matter of fact, some items were removed for an important auction in the fall.) Parking is extremely limited and the driveway is blocked off except for walking traffic and permitted loading.  We intend to have some golf carts available for the most needy and the return to cars with purchases. Expect waits and be patient please. (The wait will be worth it.)  

ANTIQUE FURNITURE:  Sheraton C. 1820’s  3-Drawer Chest; Mahogany & Cherry 3 Part Banquet Table C. 1800-1810;  Circa 1770’s Pennsylvania Maple Ladder Back Chair; Set of 6 Chippendale Dining Chairs; Chippendale Damask Upholstered Down Filled Camel Back Sofa; Small Sized Wooden Bakers Rack; Hepplewhite Stand; Mahogany Glass Door Bookcase;  1930s 11-Drawer Mahogany Chest on Chest Tall Boy w/Turned Flame Finials & Original Brass; Miniature Marble Topped Dresser; Chinese Elmwood Table c. 1860s; Pair of Carved Victorian Chairs w/Needlepoint Seats; Queen Anne Corner Chair; Dose & Sons Grand Piano; 4 Drawer Cherry Dresser; Crewel Upholstered Chippendale Chairs; Cherry Hanging Corner Cupboard; Set of 4 20th Century Windsor Chairs; Bent Wood Spindle High Chair; Stick and Ball Faux Bamboo Chair w/Cane Seat; School Master Desk; School Desks; Old Rockers; Tea Cart; Plank Bottom Arrow Back Chair; Rope Trundle Bed; 8’ Red Painted Bench; Oval Drop Leaf Pine Table; Spool Leg Washstand; Chippendale Potty-Chair; Pencil Post Canopy Bed; Brocade Upholstered Wing Chair; Blue Painted Cane Seat Chairs; Blind Door Kitchen Cupboard; Rattan Chase Lounge; Wicker Cradle; Small Leather Topped Slant Desk; Queen Anne Arm Chair; Early Wing Chair Damask Upholstery; Large Crewel Work Wing Chair; Pair of Hand Painted French Caned Chairs; 4 Sheraton Chairs; Fluted Pine Pedestal; Ladder Back Chairs; Chippendale Chairs;  6 Drawer Burled Wood Chest w/Nice Original Brass Hardware; Console Table w/Gate Leg Extension; Single Drawer Drop Leaf Table; Hired Mans Brass Bed; French Bergere Down Filled Damask Upholstery; More

PRIMITIVE FURNITURE: Pine Tavern Table; Pine Dry Sink; Primitive Cherry Corner Cabinet w/20 Paned Glass Doors and Dentil Trim; Blind Door Jelly Cupboard; Red Painted Blanket Chest; Pine Drop Front Gentlemen’s Chest; Plank Bottom Bent Wood Chairs C. 1780s;  Pine Cupboard; Blind Door Cherry Hanging Cupboard; Red Painted Grain Bin; Pine Dough Box; Red Painted Slant Top Desk; Cherry Cupboard; Pine Corner Cabinet; Carpenters Chest; Large Red Pine Blanket Chest; Pine Medicine Cabinet; Arrow Back Rocker; Bent Willow Rocker and Childs Chair; Butcher Block; More

PORCELAIN & CHINA: Gauldon England Blue and White Fish Platter; Baker and Co. London Hand Painted China; Meissen Tea Set; Blue Willow; Painted Cover Tureen; Delft Kitchen Canisters and Salt Box; Large Collection of Delft Dishware; Fish Plates; Staffordshire Pieces; French Pottery Restaurant Match Holder; Salt Glazed Pewter Lidded Pitcher; Toby Mugs; Majolica Plate; Pink Transferware Pitcher; Czechoslovakian Bird Pitcher and Salt & Pepper; Mottahedeh Black and White Transferware; Set of 15 Chinese Blue and White Hand Painted Fish Bowls; Adams Lowestoft England Calyx Ware Dish Set; Large Transferware Serving Platters; More

ANTIQUE & VINTAGE GLASSWARE: Portieux Valerysthal French Opalescent Glassware; Old Bottles; Fenton Pink Hobnail; Stemware; Waterford; Enameled Bottle; Kings Crown Sherbets; More

VINTAGE CLOTHING & TEXTILES: John Hartman Lafayette, Ohio C. 1840s Woven Coverlet; Large Amount of Fine Linens, Embroidered Pillows, Quilts, & Crewel Pieces; Vintage Satin Wedding Dress w/Headpiece and Bouquet, and Flower Girl Dress; Victorian Needlepoint Coverlet; Hand Woven Oriental Rugs, 8’9” X 11’6”, 7’11” X 4’5”, 2’1” X 2’1”, 8’9” X 4’9”, 4’9” X  3’3”, 6’1” X 5’1”; Vintage & Antique Linens; Early Baseball Uniform; Large Collection of Vintage Clothes Fur Coats, Shoes, and Purses; C. 1960s-70s;  Hooked Rugs 6’ X 3’10”, 5’9” X 3’11”; Custom Oriental Carpet 12’6” X 25’; 9’5” X 12’ Woven Geometric Design Rug; More

EARLY CLOCKS & LIGHTING: Grandfather Clock by W. Nicholas London C. 1820; Early 20th Century Brass Chandelier w/ Double Headed Eagle Crest; Miniature Brown Student Lamp; Large Brass and Glass Hurricane Sconce; Vintage Crystal Chandeliers; Tramp Art Style Shelf Clock; Ogee Clock by Elisha Manross, Bristol, Conn.; Wrought Iron Candle Lamps; Rayo Lamp; Figural Lamps; Brass Candle Sconces; More

EARLY AMERICAN & PRIMITIVE SMALLS: 2 and 4 Gallon Bee Sting Blue Mark Crocks; Pottery, Crocks, Jugs, Bennington; Tin Weathervane; Foundry Molds; Blacksmith Wrought Hardware; Wooden Buckets; Copperware; Wooden Gears; Large Brass Bucket; Copper Pots, Pans, and Iron Racks; Iron Fireplace Kettle; Hand Wrought Fireplace Tools; Candle Boxes; Aerial Yarn Winder; Flax Wheel; Dough Trays; Brass & Iron Trivets, Fender, and Irons; Punched Tin Hand Warmer; Copper Bed Warmer; Fireplace Accessories, Trivets, Screens, Fenders, and Bellows; Bottles; Schoolcraft Milk Bottles; Many Blue Marked Jugs and Crocks; Smaller Sized Lidded Crock Jars; Spools; Old Baskets;  Springerle Cookie Molds; Rooster Weathervane; Cast Iron Duck Boot Scraper; Wrought Iron Fireplace Trivets; Mortar and Pestle; Painted Pewter Mustard Tin; Crockery Mixing Bowls; 5 Tined Wooden Hay Rake; Boot Scraper; More

TOYS & MINIATURE FURNITURE: Dolls and Puppets Some Madame Alexander; Childs Sleigh and Sled; Miniature Copper Tea Kettle; Miniature and Child Sized Furniture; Early Raggedy Ann and Andy, Teddy Bears, and Other Dolls; Miniature Cruet Set; Nice Childs Miniature Tea Set; Children’s Chairs, Rockers & Desks; Childs Ice Cream Set; More

COLLECTIONS, DECORATOR & HOUSEHOLD: Dimitri Omersa Leather Pig From Abercrombie and Fitch;  LaBarge Burled Wood Game Table; Crowley’s Needle 2 Drawer Spool Chest;  Iron Book Press; Large Collection of Carved Wooden Decoys, Geese, and Ducks; Carved Shore Bird Collection;  Vintage Painted Dressing Mirror; Chippendale Mirror; 1858 Mason Jars; Silver Food Domes/Covers; Iron George Washington; Cloisonné Trinket Boxes; German Papier-mâché Easter Candy Holders; Candlestick and Candle Stands Collection; Pocket Watch Case; Hat Boxes; Carved Wooden Figurines; Hand Painted Tiles; Ostrich Eggs; Replica Revolutionary War Drum; Marble, Brass, and Crystal Girandole; Architectural Corinthian Column; Large Collection of Pewter; Leather Bound Books; Vintage Holiday Items; Brass Figural Towel Rack;  Adjustable Silver Candle Holders; Large Hotel Restaurant Silver Plate Food Cover/Dome; Silver Plate Serving Pieces;  Tole Painted Trays; Inlaid Wood Checkerboard; Old Moth and Butterfly Prints; Giant Clam Shell; 50 Sleigh Bell Set; More

VINTAGE OUTDOORS: Woodard Glass Topped Umbrella Table w/ 4 Sculptura Chairs; Cast Iron Urns; 3 Sets of Ice Cream Tables and Chairs; Wicker Furniture; Wooden Barrel; Cast Iron Victorian Chairs; Cast Iron Coffee Table; Fruit Finials; Chinese Blue and White Garden Stools; Other Wrought Iron and Concrete Furniture and Garden Décor; Iron Tea Cart; Teak Wood Bench; More

GARAGE: & USEFUL: Crosley Refrigerator/Freezer; Washer & Dryer; 8 Drawer Stacking Tool Chest; 20’ Aluminum Extension Ladder; Green House Full of Pots, Supplies, and Décor; Composter; Lawn and Garden Tools; Terra Cotta Pots; Picnic Table; More

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TERMS: Cash; Visa; MC; Discover (Over $25.00) or Negotiable Check (No Out of State Checks). Removal last day of sale unless otherwise arranged. Items such as gold; silver; coins; or jewelry will not be on site until morning of sale. Neither owners; trustees nor estate sale firm responsible for accidents nor items once sold. No street numbers. Sign-up list put out when our time permits No sooner than 16 hours prior to the sale. All items described to the best of Firm’s ability however not responsible for inaccurate information.  Everything is sold AS IS; WHERE IS with no guarantee of any kind nor returns. No Presales or Price Quotes Prior to the Sale. All Sales Final!

Epic Auctions and Estate Sales, Inc.

Bob & Sheila Howe, Owners