TRADITIONAL NEW YEAR MULTI-ESTATE AUCTION SCHEDULED JANUARY 9

For our traditional January sale we will be ushering in the New Year with an astonishing mix of antiques and collectibles from all eras, unlike anything that we’ve offered before.  Buyers wait with anticipation for this sale knowing that we set pick some of the very best estate consignments for this event. We’ve hand picked pieces from homes in Washington, Barnegat, Tuckerton, West Creek, Berkeley, & Manahawkin, NJ as well as Catasauqua, PA.  The multi-estate auction will be held at the Eagleswood Fire Hall on Saturday, January 9 beginning with the auction Preview at 8 a.m.  As in the past, you won’t be disappointed.

Featured items include, but are not limited to, early J. Chein, Hubley and Cast Iron Toys; L.C. Tiffany, Baccarat, Depression, Carnival & Vaseline Glass; large selection of Roseville & Contemporary Pottery, circa 1700/1800 Delft Tiles; Signage & Transit items; loads of Ephemera including rare and one of a kind items from Tuckerton, NJ. Many choice Primitives and Paintings will also be on the auction block. Countless variety of vintage Tins, decorative Stoneware, Clocks, unusual Oil Lamps, and for the collector of bizarre specimens, we are offering a Prosthetic Wooden Leg, as well as a carton of Kotex Pads!  Quirky!

You’ll find an abundant selection of photographs of items in our Gallery Section by clicking on this link. Gallery Section — January 9, 2016.  For additional information on any lot in this sale, call Dan Melega at 609.618.7216 or email us at marilyn@legaciesoldandnew.com. Phone bidders are welcomed.  (Absentee Phone Bid Form click here.)  Or, you may wish to leave a bid or bid LIVE on items in our electronic catalog which can be found at the following link: http://www.auctionzip.com/auction-catalog/catalog_KCTF35S736

If you are considering consigning to a future sale, please don’t hesitate to contact us, our auctions fill-up quickly.  Our January sale is full, but we are currently taking consignments for our Coin and Currency Auction scheduled for Sunday, February 28 and our spring Saturday, April 23 auction.  There’s no fee for us to come out and preview items you wish to sell and you’re under no obligation.

TOY-FEST at AUCTION part 2 — Oh Those Little Toy Guns!

We will be ushering in the New Year with an astonishing mix of antiques and collectibles from all eras, unlike anything that we’ve offered before.  We’ve hand picked items from homes in Washington, Barnegat, Tuckerton, West Creek, Berkeley, & Manahawkin, NJ as well as Catasauqua, PA.  The multi-estate auction will be held at the Eagleswood Fire Hall on Saturday, January 9 beginning with the auction Preview at 8 a.m.

The last blog showcased some of the old Tin Litho toys that we’ve uncovered in a dusty old attic dating from the early 1920’s to the end of the 1950’s. The time span was the greatest period for “hands-on” toys.   The era has long passed, but many of the toys are still around, and work as well as the day they were bought.

Today we will showcase some of the other outstanding, vintage toys on the auction block like the “…little toy guns…no sting no hurt no one…just a bang, bang rolling off your tongue…” (Carrie Underwood, Little Toy Guns).  Playtime was time spent on pretending and using your imagination while having hands-on with these great toys. I’ll bet many of you played cowboys and Indians with those little toy cap guns!  How many of you can recall the Lone Ranger with Tonto, Roy Rogers with Trigger, Dale Evans with Buttermilk, and Bullet too, as well as Hopalong Cassidy!  Well they will all be at the Fire Hall waiting to go home with their new owners! Once home you can play like nobody is watching! Oh, if the toys could talk!

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You’ll find an abundant selection of photographs displaying the majority of the fine items including but not limited to: vintage Valentine, Easter, Halloween & Christmas items, Jewelry, Pottery, Glass, Signage, old-fashioned Clothing, Ephemera, Primitives, Paintings along with the mid-century and old Toys, in our Gallery Section by clicking on this link. Gallery Section — January 9, 2016

So be sure to bring that ‘kid’ within you!  This auction will certainly rekindle your youth and imagination!

Unable to attend the auction? The Absentee/LIVE electronic Catalog is now available for previewing or bidding and can be found at http://www.auctionzip.com/auction-catalog/catalog_KCTF35S736

If you are considering consigning to a future sale, please don’t hesitate to contact us, our auctions fill-up quickly.  Our January sale is full, but we are currently taking consignments for our Spring auction which is scheduled for Saturday, April 23.  We are also planning a COIN Auction for early spring, so watch for details. There’s no fee for us to come out and preview items you wish to sell and you’re under no obligation.

TOY-FEST at AUCTION

We will be ushering in the New Year with an astonishing mix of antiques and collectibles from all eras, unlike anything that we’ve offered before.  We’ve hand picked items from homes in Washington, Barnegat, Tuckerton, West Creek, Berkeley, & Manahawkin, NJ as well as Catasauqua, PA.  The multi-estate auction will be held at the Eagleswood Fire Hall on Saturday, January 9 beginning with the auction Preview at 8 a.m.

This blog showcases some of the old Tin Litho toys that we’ve uncovered in a dusty old attic dating from the early 1920’s to the end of the 1950’s. The time span was the greatest period for “hands-on” toys.   The era has long passed, but many of the toys are still around, and work as well as the day they were bought.  This is the largest selection of toys that we’ve ever offered at auction.

What makes these toys so fascinating are the quality of the designs, as well as the fine finishing details.  Playtime was time spent on pretending and using your imagination while having hands-on with these great toys.

A short list of the overall toy manufacturers includes, but not limited to: Arcade, Buddy L, Hubley, J. Chein, Fleet Line, Mar/Marx, Ideal, Tonka, Elenee, Structo and Remco.

Here’s a sampling of some awesome Tin Litho toys up for bid:

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You’ll find an abundant selection of photographs in our Gallery Section by clicking on this link. Gallery Section — January 9, 2016

So be sure to bring that ‘kid’ within you!  This auction will certainly rekindle your youth and imagination!

This is just the ‘tip of the iceberg’ — we will be sorting and photographing items over the next few weeks.  As in the past, we will continuously update the photo gallery and listing so stay current with us by ‘liking’ this blog  as well as our Facebook Page (Legacies Old & New) and Twitter (TeamLegacy1998). Please feel free to SHARE!

If you are considering consigning to a future sale, please don’t hesitate to contact us, our auctions fill-up quickly.  Our January sale is full, but we are currently taking consignments for our Spring auction which is scheduled for Saturday, April 23.  There’s no fee for us to come out and preview items you wish to sell and you’re under no obligation.

CLICKS, SNIPS, PASTED MEMORIES ‘BOUT TO UNFOLD & OFFERED AT AUCTION

We will be ushering in the New Year with an astonishing mix of antiques and collectibles from all eras, unlike anything that we’ve offered before.  We’ve hand picked items from homes in Washington, Barnegat, Tuckerton, West Creek, Berkeley, & Manahawkin, NJ as well as Catasauqua, PA.  The multi-estate auction will be held at the Eagleswood Fire Hall on Saturday, January 9 beginning with the auction Preview at 8 a.m.

This blog features Ferrotype (Tintype), Daguerreotypes, Photographs, Scrap Books, Greeting Cards, Letters, Autograph Books, Patent Application, Journals and Invoices and so much more from the past primarily from the Tuckerton and Washington, New Jersey areas. Collections & Memories from the Aristocrat to the Bay Men have surfaced and will rekindle memories for each of us! Join us to preview on-line or on auction day, and perhaps be the successful bidder and take home another story to share!

 

Scrapbooks offered are full of Cutouts, Advertising Cards, Die Cuts, Postcards, Trade Cards, Greeting Cards and more from that era.  It’s amazing how well preserved these items are after sitting in an attic for one-hundred years! We will be offering a nice selection of Union Cases and other Tintypes too.  A tintype, also known as a melainotype or ferrotype, is a photograph made by creating a direct positive on a thin sheet of metal.  The image is then coated with a dark lacquer and used as the support for the photographic emulsion. Tintypes were used during the 1860s through 1870s.

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Decorative daguerreotype cases are referred to as Union cases. Often the cases have more value than the pictures they held. A Union case was small a square or rectangular and the top and bottom were designed to fit together.  When opened they revealed a small tintype.  The case could easily be carried in a pocket for a love one to take with them.  They were made with shellac and sawdust and then compressed.  Engravers cut thousands of detailed designs onto steel plates for use on the cases.  Union cases were also referred to as ‘sweetheart cases’ and were used up ’til the 1860’s due to the popularity of the cabinet cards.

You’ll find an abundant selection of photographs in our Gallery Section by clicking on this link. Gallery Section — January 9, 2016

This is just the ‘tip of the iceberg’ — we will be sorting and photographing items over the next six weeks.  As in the past, we will continuously update the photo gallery and listing so stay current with us by ‘liking’ this blog  as well as our Facebook Page (Legacies Old & New) and Twitter (TeamLegacy1998).

If you are considering consigning to a future sale, please don’t hesitate to contact us, our auctions fill-up quickly.  Our January sale is full, but we are currently taking consignments for our Spring auction.  There’s no fee for us to come out and preview items you wish to sell and you’re under no obligation.