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AUCTION OF MILITARY TIMEPIECES OF COMMANDER WILLIAM BRICKER

Saturday, March 18, 2017 @ 3:30pm at the DoubleTree by Hilton, Rockland, MA (Exit 14)

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Collection of 57 timepieces including pocket watches, deck watches, and chronometers, many with military history such as Admiral Robert Peary, Field Marshal Erwin Rommel, Admiral David G. Farragut, Sir Ernest Shackleton, Captain E.V. Rickenbacker, General James Doolittle, Admiral Richard E. Byrd & others. This collection belonged to the late Commander William R. Bricker, who was a naval aviator during World War II. Bricker inherited the collection from his father and soon became an avid collector. Bricker’s collection was exhibited at the National Watch and Clock Museum in Columbia, PA from March 2001-March 2002.

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781-834-7774, Willis and Karel Henry or
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ANTIQUES ESTATES AUCTION

Sunday, March 19, 2017 @ 11am at the DoubleTree by Hilton, Rockland, MA (Exit 14)

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From North and South Shore, MA estates. Furniture: Federal candlestand with inlaid eagle and shield, Santo Domingo drop leaf table, Early hutch table (see Nutting’s Furniture Treasury #1768), English Chippendale server, American tall case clock, 19th c. American huntboard, Rare set of six Boston Windsor side chairs (see Windsor Style in America), Chippendale chair stamped “J. Pulling”, other fine furniture including Mid-Century handmade furniture. Fine Art: Important 19th c. oils by A.F. Tait of a family of quail in a landscape (chosen by N. Currier for print in 1856), small oil by A.F. Tait of stag (“No 56”), many signed paintings, bronzes, prints and watercolors by artists such as Ralph Cahoon, etc. Accessories: 19th c. Terrestrial globe manufactured in Boston 1846; “Castle” spinning wheel; 18th c. tabletop tape loom with carvings “ANO 1737”, “STK” and “TEMARA”; Fine Silver, Jewelry; Oriental rugs; Signed coverlets, quilts, theorems, samplers, etc.; Nautical items including a ship’s manifest, ship’s wheel, quarterboard from ship “Helena”; Whaling: tools, whale’s teeth, walking sticks and canes, lamps; Important Crowell decoy and sm. Decoy coll.; Lighting devices; Early maps and engravings; Carvings of bear, deer with clock, etc.; Chinese Export items; Dedham pottery; Early stoneware, etc.