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 Special Auction of
Roy V. Mish
Formerly of “Maidstone-on-the-Potomac”

Saturday, April 18, 2015, at 9 am
PREVIEW: Friday, April 17, 2015, 5-8 pm

Auction Held Inside, Heated, Chairs Provided

Due to Mr. Roy V. Mish moving into a Personal Care Home, PLUMLEE AUCTION SERVICE is privileged to sell the following items and more at PUBLIC AUCTION:

LOCATION: Jefferson County Fairgrounds, 2007 Old Leetown Pike, Charles Town, WV.

DIRECTIONS: From I-81 take Exit 12 East and follow to the Leetown Exit, turn right, proceed to Old Leetown Pike, turn left and follow to Fairgrounds.

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Additional Netsukes and Marbles

To Be Sold at 12 NOON: ANTIQUE WALKING STICKS: Collection from 19th Century Including “Frank Feather” Cane, Silvered 1876 Centennial, 1 Gold Handled Cane, 2 Carved Bone Handled Canes and Many Others.

COUCHES:  Victorian Carved Walnut Sofa Circa 1860, Classical Style Mahogany Sofa 19th Century, Couch.

TABLES: Federal Gate Leg Drop-Leaf Dining Table- Circa 1810, Federal Style Gate Leg Drop-Leaf Dining Table-19th Century, William and Mary Pine Butterfly Drop-Leaf Table-18th Century, Late Federal Mahogany Gate Leg Drop-Leaf Table-Circa 1810, Victorian Oak Center Table-19th Century, Empire Mahogany Veneered Flip-Top Card Table-19th  Century, Federal Chinese Carved Rosewood Nest Tables-19th Century, 2 Chinese Carved Rosewood Marble Inset Tables-19th Century, Mahogany 2-Drawer Workstand-19th Century, Queen Anne Mahogany Tea Table-18th Century, Federal Style Mahogany Nest of Tables-20th Century, Mahogany Drop Leaf Cocktail Table-20th Century, Mahogany Kidney Form Dressing Table-19th Century, Federal Style Mahogany Pembroke Table-20th Century.

CHAIRS:  8 Georgian Style Mahogany Side Chairs
- 20th Century, 2 Victorian Carved Walnut Slipper Chairs-Circa 1860, Georgian Style Wingback Arm Chair, Bow Back Windsor Side Chair, Queen Anne Mahogany Corner Chair, Sack Windsor Rocker, Sheraton Style Mahogany Upholstered Armchair, 8 Georgian Style Side Chairs, Ebonized and Cherry Captains Chair (Mary Baldwin College), Sack Back Windsor Rocker-19th Century, Upholstered Armchair and Ottoman.

CLOCKS:  George III Brass Lantern Clock Inscribed “Wm. Greagsby Lamberhurst” English 1744-1792, Matthew Wylie (Scottish 18th Century) George II Mahogany Tall Case Clock Inscribed “Matthew Wylie Paisley #428”, American Victorian Rosewood Steeple Clock Circa 1870.

BEDS:  Pair of Federal Style Maple 4-Poster Twin Beds
-20th Century, Brass Bed, Metal White Twin Bed, 2 Dark Wood Acorn Twin Beds.

CHEST OF DRAWERS:  Chippendale Style 4-Drawer Maple Chest
-20th Century, Federal Inlaid Cherry Wood 4-Drawer Chest-Circa 1800, Classified Mahogany Chest of Drawers-Circa 1840, Federal Style Mahogany Bow Front Chest-20th Century, Victorian Blanket Chest-19th Century, Empire Mahogany Chest-19th Century, Empire Mahogany Chest-19th Century.

OTHER FURNITURE:  Federal Diminutive Server
-20th Century, Country Hutch, English Inlaid Mahogany Display Cabinet-20th Century, Federal Style Mahogany Diminutive Chest on Stand-20th Century, Federal Mahogany Glazed Bookcase-19th Century and Other Bookcases, English Carved Oak Desk Box-Late 17th Century Inscribed and Dated “AW1664”, Victorian Gothic Blanket Chest-19th Century, Vutrine Cabinet-20thCentury. Contemporary Cherry Wood Cabinet, Federal Cherry 2-Drawer Work Stand with Rope Twisted Carved Legs, Pine Lift-Top Desk-19th Century, Mahogany 1-Drawer Workstand-20th Century, Hand Made Chest, Home Entertainment Center, Magazine Racks, Foot Stools, TVs, Computer, Printer, File Cabinets, Lilihan Carpet, Afghan, Afghan Prayer Rug-20th Century, Karaja Rug-Circa 1900, 2 Sets of Washers and Dryers.

MIRRORS: Chippendale Mahogany Looking Glass
- 19th Century, Classical Giltwood Over Mantel Mirror, American Giltwood and Gesso Mirror-19th Century, Federal Inlaid Mahogany Dressing Mirrors-Circa 1800.

PAINTINGS & PICTURES: American-School 19th Century “Portrait of a Gentleman” signed & dated “Phine Miller 1874”  Oil on Canvas.

Unknown Artist American School 19th Century “Portrait of a Gentleman & A Lady, Oil on Canvas on Board in Giltwood Frame.

W.L. Judson American 1842-1928 American School 19th Century. Landscape signed and dated W.L. Judson 1870, Oil on Canvas.

Unknown Artist, American School 19th Century “Portrait of a Gentleman” and “Landscape” Unsigned Oil on Canvas. Mel Gerhold American, B, 1928 Cowboy Signed Oil on Panel. Blanche Nevin American 20th Century Portrait of a Lady,
Oil on Canvas. Several Mort Kuntsler Prints Matted, Framed and Double Signed, Tin Type Photos and Many, Many Other Prints.

COLLECTIONS:  Marbles-19th and 20th Century, Mediums, Clay, Porcelain, Glass, Comprising Examples of Machine Made Dyed Clay, Hand-Painted Porcelain, Clear Swirls, German Hand-Blown, Indians, Sulphides, Lutz’s, Onionskin, Mica and Benningtons. Paperweights: Approx. 500 English and Continental and Sulfur Baccarat. Large Collection of Bone Figurines, Netsukes, Carved Jade, Lazuli and Rose Quartz Figurines, Carved Soapstone Articles, Very Large Collection of Sterling Silver and Some Silver Plate, Copper, Antique Locks, Antique Fans
-19th and 20th Century, Knives, Pipes, Antique Painted Tinware- 19th Century, Antique Steel Axe Heads-17th -19th Century, Wooden Planes, Powder Flasks-18-19th Century, Belt Buckles Including an Eagle Holding An Olive Branch in One Talin and 3 Arrows in the Other, Antique Doilies, Quilts and Linens (Very Good Condition), Jacquard Coverlet Circa 1850, Decorative and Costume Buttons-19th and 20th Century, Political Buttons, Cigarette Cards, Cabinet Cards, Native American Stones, Arrowheads, Civil War Bullets and Cannon Balls, Bullet Molds, Eastern Artifacts and Tourist Souvenirs, Branding Iron, Foreign and Confederate Money, Old Safe, Wooden Boxes, Many, Many Old Collectible Books, B & O Crock and Others, Postcards, Baskets Including Nantucket Basket Pocketbook, Pocket Watches Including 14K Gold.

GLASSWARE:  Chinese Rose Medallion Covered Dish and Plate, Chinese Porcelain Charger
-19th Century, Chinese Hexagonal Covered Jar-19th Century, Venetian Glass Vases, Bisque Porcelain Figural Candlesticks, Royal Doulton Porcelain Punch Bowl and Figurine, Large Collection of English Majolica and Some Austrian, Pair of Victorian Blue and English Glass-19th Century, Porcelain Figurines, Pair of Victorian and English 19th Century Vases, Collection of Birds, Crystal Pieces including Lalique Crystal Razorback Hood Ornament, Royal Doulton Figurine, Cranberry Punch Bowl with Cups, Chrystal Items, 2 Staffordshire Figures of Napoleon, Hannisville Whiskey Bottles, Picture of the Distillery and Tax Stamps Framed, 2 Staffordshire Spaniels, Chinese Snuff Bottles, Several Cloisonne Pieces, Venetian Glass Objects and Miniatures, Ceramic Bowls-19-20th Century and Much, Much More.

LAMPS:  Etched Cranberry Glass Oil Lamps Electrified-19th Century, Wrought Iron Adjustable Floor Lamp
-20th Century and Many Others.

MISCELLANEOUS COLLECTIBLE ITEMS: Chinese Embroidered Silk Robe, Many Silk Pieces, Antique Silk Baseball Pennant (1897), Ebonized Gold Mounted Baton Circa 1904 (Inscribed “University of Chicago 1900-1904” and “Vernon Marshall Leidy”, Inlaid Mahogany & Rosewood Lap Desk
-19th Century, Bronze Dog Bookends “Ham & Jam”, Herr & Mish Distillery Account Book and Papers-19th Century, Framed Autograph of “George Washington”, Many Old Letters and Other Paperwork, Carved and Gilt-Painted Wooden Eagle, Lee Middleton Doll and Many, Many More Items.

To Be Sold at 12 NOON-SPECIAL ITEMS: English Military Presentation Sword by John Prosser Late 18th Century Scabbard Cartouche Inscribed “Prosser/(Late Cullum)/Sword Cutler/to the/King & HRH/Duke of York/Charing Cross”, H & R 22 Cal. Revolver, Antique Style Pike (Spear).

To Be Sold at 12 NOON-VEHICLES: 1998 Loaded Volvo 172,000 Mileage, 2006 Jeep Liberty 4x4 with 42,500 Miles.

Mr. Mish and his family have been collectors for many years. This is a LARGE sale. Come early so you can be registered before 9 AM. The staff will be there by 7 AM for your convenience.

SELLER: Martin L. Keesecker, Vice President Personal Trust Specialist BB&T for Living Estate of Mr. Roy V. Mish.

TERMS & CONDITIONS: Cash or Check with Photo ID.  All announcements on auction day take precedence over printed material.  All items Sold “As Is”.  All Information is gathered from reliable sources, but cannot be guaranteed. No Buyers Premium.


Darwin K. Plumlee, CES WV Lic #59
304-754-8874 •  304-582-8898

Wesley Weigle, CES WV #1733