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September 5, 2022 – Annual Labor Day Auction

September 5, 2022

Vintage, Antiques, Musical Instruments & Violin Maker Tools/Supplies, Modern Furniture, Jewelry, Carnival & Souvenir Ruby Glassware, Noted Artwork, Tools, Toys, Native American Pottery & Personal Property

Will sell for Kenneth and Norene Pugh, for Elinor Obrist, for Lydia Obrist, for Dennis D. and Peggy Welker Estate and others at Gateway Gallery Auction, 643 Kriner Road, Chambersburg, Pa. 17202 on:

Monday – September 5

Auction begins at 10 am

Live Stream begins at 1:30 pm

FURNITURE: Library table; Martha Washington sewing cabinet; rattan chair and stand; wardrobe w/mirror; music cabinet; recliner; leather lift chair; sofa; assorted end stands and coffee tables; living room suites; glider rocker; dining table w/(6) chairs; curio cabinets; (5) pc. cherry bedroom suite; 4-pc. oak bedroom suite; high chest and dresser; oak plant stand; poster bed and bedding; king size bed; cottage wash stand; side chair; slant front desk; extension table; set of (6) chairs; wicker fernery; love seat; dry sink; marble top stand; clothes tree; wash stand; rockers; Duncan Phyfe style game table; organ stool; sofa/love seat; blanket chest; bow-front china hutch; corner curios & more.

 VINTAGE/DÉCOR/COLLECTABLES: coral; quilts; braided rugs; German cuckoo clock; nice selection of Native American pottery; coffee grinder; Japanese glass weights; child’s china sets; kitchen collectibles; CorningWare; Corelle; Pyrex; mantle clocks; sheet music; vintage dolls; toys including John Deere; kerosene lamps; watches; costume jewelry; books including local history; political buttons; glass photo slides; modern pottery; cast iron skillets; Lenox birds; piano boy/girl; beaver mount; cut/pattern glass; china dishware; Gerstner & Sons machinist chest and more.

 DENNIS & PEGGY WELKER ESTATE GLASS COLLECTION: Part 1 of 2 part sale of large collection of Victorian /turn-of-the-century souvenir ruby including water pitcher & tumbler sets & numerous pieces of PEN MAR; souvenir & non-souvenir Colorado green glass; souvenir custard glass; opalescent glass; carnival glass including water pitcher & tumbler sets, punch sets; & more

 PUGH MUSICAL ITEMS: Auto harp; guitars; violins; assorted cases; music stands; instrument polishing cloths; Hohner Melodica; banjo heads; Dobro and banjo parts; instrument making parts; violin bows; Bill Monroe hat; instrument tuners; pics; straps; ebony and rosewood for instrument repairs; professional audio visual recording tapes; Spinet piano and much more.

 ART: Don Swann orig. etching “Baker Chapel”; German scenes Rothenberg Tauber / Ernest Geissendorfer; Frank Wipple; Merv Corning; Gerald Brommer and more.

 NATIVE AMERICAN POTTERY: Navajo Helen of Acoma; Venita Whitegoat; C. Loretlo Jemez; Grace Chino Acoma; Mary Saxon; and Pueblo Stella Teller Isleta.

 PERSONAL PROPERTY: Records; baskets; furniture refinishing supplies; vintage wood plane tools; hardware; spray paint system; assorted hand tools; nice selection of power tools; holiday items; file cabinets; electronics; office equipment; small kitchen appliances; garden items; TVs; mirrors; Tri-bike; e-bike; patio furniture; grills and more.

 AUCTIONEER’S NOTE: A much diversified auction for your every need or want. Mr. Pugh was a well-known violin repair/maker along with other instruments. The Welker’s collected carnival and souvenir ruby glass for many years. This will be part 1 of a 2 part sale of their collection. Part 1 will be 100 lots.  Your attendance and bidding is always appreciated!

 ORDER OF SALE: Will begin sale with outside items at 10 am followed by back gallery with general household, tools, etc. Main Gallery cataloged items begin at 1:30 pm. Furniture mixed in at 5 pm.

 BIDDING OPTIONS: In person, absentee (left bid), phone bid, and online pre-bid. Live online bidding begins at 1:30 PM with Main Gallery cataloged items.

Preview September 4 from 1-3 PM & 8 AM sale day

 TERMS: Cash. Visa/MC/Discover accepted. 13% buyer’s premium discounted 3% for cash or approved check for in house bidders & online bidders using our website. 18% buyer’s premium for online bidders using HIBID. Statements made day of sale take precedence.


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Phone (717) 263-6512, (800) 315-3265, AY002190, AH002001

Auctioneer Heather Kohler AU005651

Auctioneer John F. Kohler, Jr. AU000507L

Auction starts at:

10:00 am

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