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Antique Authentic Ships Wheel


Antique Authentic Ships Wheel


Antique Authentic Ships Wheel

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Antique Authentic Ships Wheel

July 1, 2014 by Estate Auctions Inc.

HUGE Heavy Nautical Maritime Antique/Vintage Authentic Ship’s Wheel 38″ Wide yqz
8 Handles Great Wood THE REAL THING FREE U.S. SHIPPING Auction Ending (Jul 10, 2014 19:38:01 PDT)

We found this buried in the back of an old estate here in Delaware. It is an eight spoke/handled wood and brass ships/captains wheel. This is the real thing, right down to the keyed shaft hole in the center, extremely heavy (over 30 pounds), it measures approx. 38″ across. Great patina, wear and tear from years of use. Our guess this is probably mid 1900’s, but don’t know.


Antique Authentic Ships Wheel

Antique Authentic Ships Wheel

Due to the awesome size and weight of this piece we are offering free shipping in the continental United States. We realize that some folks, not you but others, do not like to bid on things with super high shipping rates. So, bid as you see fit and we will worry about the shipping! Good Luck! If outside the U.S. drop us a line and we can work up a quote to your doorstep.

Newly Discovered Photos of William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody

March 7, 2014 by Estate Auctions Inc.

Eight items, fresh to the market, including rare personal belongings of “Buffalo Bill” Cody.

Estate Auctions Inc. is pleased to announce an eBay auction extremely rich in western history with a grouping of items that belonged to William Frederick “Buffalo Bill” Cody.  The eBay listing includes two never-before-seen photos of Buffalo Bill. These items up for auction, as one expert put it, “hit the mark for its breadth and sentimental value”.

Personal belongings of Buffalo Bill Cody up for Auction.

Personal belongings of Buffalo Bill Cody up for Auction.

Even with a reputation of handling noteworthy items, this small antiques company on the East Coast is noticing a buzz around their water-cooler.  The Buffalo Bill Cody Personal Collection is now up for auction on eBay and will end on March 18, 2014 at 9:40 P.M. Eastern Time.

“When we were contacted to sell the personal belongings of ‘Buffalo Bill’, we knew that is was a special opportunity. It’s not every day that you get your hands on an undiscovered collection like this. The items are exquisite and we know that our audience will appreciate them. For us to be able to offer all 8 items in one lot, on eBay, in an auction style format, selling to the highest bidder, no reserve and starting less than a dollar … where else does this happen?”

“The Buffalo Bill Cody collection is a time capsule of the old west and U.S. history that has remained in the hands of family members since William Buffalo Bill” Cody died in 1917,” says Norb Novocin, owner of Estate Auctions, Inc.

“We handle many interesting antiques, but this lot stands out as an historical artifact.  It is an honor to actually handle family mementos of this caliber.” said Norb and Marie’s son Andy.

Included in the collection is, two dedicated and signed cabinet card photos of Buffalo Bill Cody. A first edition of his very first book in 1879, dedicated and signed by him. Two never before seen photos of him, one, an ambrotype of him at 4 years of age and the second, a rare style of photo, a Crystoleum Plate, of him circa mid 1870’s. An envelope of crumbled leaves from Buffalo Bill’s grave on Lookout Mountain, pencil inscribed by his family member and dated on a Norristown, PA bank envelope. Buffalo Bill’s “Traveling” Meerschaum pipe, with a small dog on it, in its original case. And finally his personal grooming kit, including his straight edge razors and his mustache comb.

William Frederick “Buffalo Bill” Cody (1846-1917) the hero and American legend was a pony express rider, soldier, scout, bison hunter and showman. He was wildly popular in his day and was the first true international celebrity, arguably the first superstar of the modern world. The media loved him and he always seemed to be in the right spot at the right time and by the end of the nineteenth century arguably the most photographed person in the world.

The Estate Auction team specializes in handling consignments of rare and valuable antiques and collectibles. They continue to satisfy a loyal customer base. They have even published a book about these experiences: Getting Sold On Ebay, The Treasure Hunter’s Guide To Making Money. The book has received stellar reviews and national attention.

To learn more about the Novocins and Estate Auctions, Inc. visit them on eBay, user ID EstateAuctionsInc or follow them on Twitter @KnowsEbay. Do you have a valuable antique you would like to sell on eBay? Call for consigning information at 1-800-573-3508.

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Orginal Itzchak (Isaac) Tarkay 1935-2012

February 4, 2014 by Estate Auctions Inc.

Up on auction ORIG Itzchak (Isaac) Tarkay 1935-2012is an original Itzchak “Isaac” Tarkay (1935-2012) Acrylic on Canvas painting of two women lounging in a parlor.  Signed in the bottom left corner.  The colors are stunning.  This was acquired at Bodnar’s Auction Sales, prior to that we have no provenance.  We have studied this, very closely and would date this piece to late 1990’s to early 2000’s.  It measures approx. 29 7/8″ x 23 7/8″, framed approx. 37″ x 31″.    We found the following bio on AskArt:

Itzchak (Isaac) Tarkay  (1935 – 2012)
Lived/Active: Serbia/Israel      Known for: landscape and female figure painting

Itzchak Tarkay was born in 1935 in Subotica on the Yugoslav Hungarian border.  When he was only nine years old, the Nazis sent Tarkay to Mathausen concentration camp.  After the war, he returned home and developed an interest in art.  While still at school in Subotica, he won a prize for excellence in painting.

In 1949 he and his family immigrated to Israel and were sent to a transit camp for new arrivals at Beer Ya’akov.  Their next two years were spent in a Kibbutz.

In 1951, Tarkay received a scholarship to the Bezalel Art Academy in Jerusalem, where he studied for a year before having to leave due to difficult financial circumstances at home.  In order to continue his scholarship, he was allowed to study under the artist Schwartzman until his mobilization to the Israeli army.  After returning to the familiar environment of Tel Aviv, Tarkay enrolled in the Avni Institute of Art, which he graduated in 1956.  His teachers there were Mokady, Janko, Schtreichman and Sematsky.

Tarkay has since exhibited extensively both in Israel and abroad, and his works can be found in many public and private collections.

Tarkay focuses on the female figure by using simplicity of form and line, along with a rich palette not unlike Toulouse-Lautrec, to create sensitive portraits of elusive ladies.

The following two paragraphs were excerpted from a biography on parkwestgallery site (His dealer )  (Great Site!):

In the later years of his life, Tarkay shared his gifts by mentoring younger Israeli artists including, David Najar, Yuval Wolfson and Mark Kanovich who often visited his studio, worked alongside him and received his critiques. Tarkay was also the only artist to collaborate with Israeli master, Yaacov Agam (1928). He and Agam created two paintings which incorporated both artists’ imagery in a single painting.

Tarkay spent between five and six hours each day in the studio, six days a week. While he had very little free time, he enjoyed going to concerts, reading books and listening to music, and visiting friends. Tarkay expressed how much he enjoyed meeting his collectors and his happiness to work with the other artists when working with Park West. He felt no sense of competition with them – only love – and was proud to have such a wonderful relationship with the artists, collectors, and gallery

Antique Blue Floral Transferware Platter Midsummer B&M Burroughs & Mountford #yqz

February 4, 2014 by Estate Auctions Inc.
1880 LARGE 19" x 14" Shabby Chic Condition

Midsummer B&M Burroughs & Mountford

Well this is my very first blog. I know that I may be a little late on catching the “blog boat” but better late than never.  We are a family who truly loves vintage and antiques. We search for treasures in auctions, estates, and anywhere our travels take us.

Look what we found on our latest travels. An Antique Blue Floral Transferware Platter Midsummer B&M Burroughs & Mountford.    This large floral transferware platter by Burroughs and Mountford of New Jersey (1879-1882) is up for auction.. Marked on the back with the mark of MidSummer B&M Patent Applied For. It measures approx. 18 5/8″ x 13 1/2″. We are calling it shabby chic condition as it has overall crazing and yellowing, BUT so gorgeous.

The Burroughs & Mountford Co. began business in Tren­ton, New Jersey in 1879, in the Eagle Pottery, erected in 1876 by Richard Millington. They produced a large line of table and toilet wares and a number of characteristic styles of art wares, in bold ornamentation and harmonious coloring. Some of their larger vases, painted by a Japanese artist in their employ, were among the finest pieces of the kind ever produced in this country.

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