Eldred's - Auctioneers, Appraisers

The Marine Sale

General Marine

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Featuring the Judge Paul E. Vardeman Collection and the Sam and Donna McDowell Collection.

Beginning at 10 a.m. Eastern. 

Exhibition:
Wednesday, July 24, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and the sale day beginning at 8:45 a.m. 

Catalog:
Available in early July. To order a catalog, please call 508-385-3116 or email info@eldreds.com. 

Total Items Found: 29
Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

WHALESHIP AGENT'S WOODEN DOCUMENT BOX FROM THE SHARON Ship Sharon" in mustard yellow lettering on the original red grain-painted gr..."

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Low Estimate$600.00
High Estimate$800.00

FOLDING CHAIR OFF A YACHT By J. Herbert McNair. Mahogany frame with brass mounts and tufted black leather upholstery. Height when fo...

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Low Estimate$20,000.00
High Estimate$30,000.00

WHALESHIP FIGUREHEAD Beautifully carved in the form of the bust of a woman supported on blue scrolls. Woman with elaborately curled...

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

WALNUT SEA CHEST WITH PAINTED LID Dovetail construction. Rope handles attached to beckets. Interior of lid depicts the Cutty Sark wi...

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$2,000.00

PAIR OF SHIP'S PAPERS CHESTS Both painted green with black lettering on front. One with Steamer City of Bath Papers" and the other..."

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Low Estimate$700.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

RARE WOODEN DECK WATER CASK FROM THE WHALESHIP WANDERER Includes canvas tag inscribed Deck Drinking Water Bucket from the Whaler Wa..."

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Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00

TWO MATCHING RELIEF-CARVED SHIP'S TRAILBOARDS In mahogany. Foliate designs throughout. One trimmed shorter than the other. Lengths 6...

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Low Estimate$2,000.00
High Estimate$3,000.00

RARE FOLDING NAVIGATIONAL SLATE Front of wooden case with painted decoration of two American flags and a pennant on pole carved with...

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Low Estimate$3,000.00
High Estimate$4,000.00

CARVED BILLETHEAD, POSSIBLY ATTRIBUTED TO JOHN BELLAMY Beautifully scrolled and acanthus carvings. Inset iron mounting hook on back....

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$800.00

PRESENTATION SPEAKING TRUMPET Body embossed with Presented to Capt. James F.P. Rust By The Members of the Association August 21st 1..."

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Low Estimate$4,000.00
High Estimate$6,000.00

BILLETHEAD ATTRIBUTED TO THE SHOP OF SIMEON SKILLIN OF BOSTON Beautifully carved scroll and foliate design. Shows remnants of gilt a...

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$500.00

TWO-BOTTLE WINE COOLER FROM THE STEAMSHIP YORK Copper body with brass handles, base and cover. Marked S.S. York". Height 9". Width..."

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Low Estimate$4,000.00
High Estimate$6,000.00

DIVER'S BELLOWS Used to supply air to deep-sea divers. Operated via a side-mounted iron wheel. Marked on plaque Diving Apparatus A...."

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$800.00

SHIP BUILDER'S BRASS PLAQUE Marked G.G. Deering Builder, Bath, Maine". 10.25" x 10.25"."

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Low Estimate$2,000.00
High Estimate$3,000.00

SHIP'S BINNACLE Plaque marked Compensating Binnacle Type MBF The Lionel Corporation New York N.Y. Serial No 10048" and dated 1942...."

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$500.00

DIMINUTIVE BRASS YACHT BINNACLE Balloon-shaped cover mounted with sidelight. Retains original compass by Robert Oliver of New York....

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Low Estimate$600.00
High Estimate$800.00

BRASS DOLPHIN-FORM TILLER YOKE Mounted on an ebonized oak plaque. Height 8.5. Width 24.25"."

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$800.00

CASED AX COMMEMORATING THE LAUNCH OF THE S.S. ANGOLA Silvered metal cap at end of wooden handle engraved S.S. Angola Launched Novem..."

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Low Estimate$1,200.00
High Estimate$1,800.00

DOUBLE SAILOR'S VALENTINE Composed of multicolored shells. Left side with a heart. Right side with Forget Me Not". Octagonal hinged..."

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Low Estimate$1,000.00
High Estimate$1,500.00

WHALESHIP AGENT'S WOODEN DOCUMENT BOX FROM THE WHALESHIP OMEGA Ship Omega" in mustard yellow lettering on a brown grain-painted gro..."

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$400.00

DOUBLE-ENDED BLUDGEON With exotic wood shaft and weighted knobs covered with twine work. Leather strap threaded through one knob. Le...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$700.00

TWO NYE SPERM WHALE OIL BOTTLES With original labels showing whaling scenes. Completely full with original corks. Heights 5."

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Low Estimate$3,000.00
High Estimate$4,000.00

PAIR OF WALNUT GANGWAY BOARDS Each with applied five-point star and anchor and brass mounts. Heights 34. Widths 21"."

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

EIGHT-SPOKE WOODEN SHIP'S WHEEL Cast iron hub with brass cap. Diameter 55. Provenance: Nina Hellman, Nantucket, Massachusetts."

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Low Estimate$200.00
High Estimate$300.00

TWO SILVER BOSUN'S WHISTLES One with Chinese dragon decoration. Other with engraved crosshatch design. Lengths 5.5 and 3.75"."

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$1,000.00

SAILOR'S WATCH HOLDER Made to hang above the sailor's bunk. Circular hardwood holder, probably walnut, carved with a compass rose at...

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Low Estimate$500.00
High Estimate$700.00

WOODEN SNATCH BLOCK Together with a wooden belaying pin purchased from Morgan Levine, who claimed it came from the whaleship Sunbeam...

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Low Estimate$150.00
High Estimate$200.00

LIGNUM VITAE DEADEYE Mounted as a table lamp on a sheave base salvaged from the whaleship Wanderer. The lamp was assembled by Bill S...

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Low Estimate$300.00
High Estimate$500.00

SILVER PLATED PRESENTATION SPEAKING TRUMPET Inscribed Presented By A Friend To Captain Josh. A. Bailey". Bailey was purportedly cap..."

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Total Items Found: 29
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