Rockland Family Estate Auction
Monday, April 9th , 2018, 4:00pm

preview 11am-4pm day of auction

Rockland Elks Lodge, 210 Rankin Street, Rockland, Maine

We pleased and proud to have been commissioned by the Personal Representative for the Estate of Charles A. Whitmore Jr. This estate is the old Rockland sea faring family of Augustus Welt, ship captain and ship builder and part of the Davis family which were founders of Fuller Cobb DavisHardware store that later became Crie Hardware where the building stands today on Main St. Although some of furnishings have left the home in the past 100 years there still remains many of the original furnishings along with Items that Capt. Charles A. Whitmore Sr. added over the years. We will be selling without reserve the entire contents including wonderful Oriental Rugs, Victorian marble top furniture, period Chippendale dining table, Hepplewhite sideboard and card table, Governor Winthrop slant front desk, Wonderful mahogany sleigh bed, Large oval portraits of Capt. Augustus Welt and his wife, Hepplewhite country secretary with tiger maple draw fronts, ephemera, attic and basement contents, the workshop tools, mowers, trailers, both of the vehicles and lots more !! This will be an old fashion country style auction don’t miss it!!!

Important notice !!! Auction of all vehicles, tools, lawn care items, electronics, household items not in the antiques or collectible class will be sold Sunday Afternoon April 8 that 2:00pm with no order of sale at the Elks Lodge some inside and some outside. Auction will last about 1 hour.



Directions: Take Rte. 1A by-pass in Rockland on Broadway and follow auction signs at Rankin Street


Davis Family living room (see sofa)_sml
Unusual Empire sofa (see Davis photo) view of dining room

18thc. Chippendale table, 54in long, 58in extended and 30in high

Hepplewhite sideboard 70in. wide, string inlay

Country Hepplewhite secretary with tiger maple drawer fronts 39in.wide
Early sheet metal weathervane
18th c. Mahogany Chippendale desk with ogee feet 40 in. wide

Period Hepplewhite card table and Chippendale mirror
Standard Model A talking machine

3pc. Victorian marble top bedroom set

Transitional Sheraton-Empire chest with birdseye drawers College banners and yearbooks

U.S. Flag banner
Shaker style stand

Persian runner 3'8x 15'2in

1958 stone and steel sculpture initialed G.H
Captain Augustus Welt (Waldoboro ship builder) 24x30in (original frame)

Augustus Welt's wife Sadona

Sheraton work stand Unusual Victorian mantle mirror Period mahogany sleigh bed

Persian all wool geometric carpet

(2) Shaker sap buckets
Room size Ersari Turkomen carpet 8'1x11'9in

Early Caucasian rug 3'5x4'2in. (some wear)
Rare mercury etched glass compote

Large piece of coral 12in. across
1865 Washington Weekly Chronicle Abraham Lincoln's body in state

Persian runner with wear and patch 2'9x6'6in

1933 Mickey Mouse pocket watch with fob
Shaker covered measure in blue paint

Carroll Thayer Berry woodblock titled (White and Weather Worn)
Watercolor of skier signed Hodgkin

19thc. Ship's manifest for the Brig. Gibralter of Waldoboro Carroll Thayer Berry woodblock titled (Port Clyde)

Native American large rug (6'2x8'10in.) with some holes

Kashan (front)
Persian Kashan in the background (8'10x12'2in) Kashan (back)

Childs windsor rocker
3 good silk Japanese robes

Fuller Cobb Davis ephemera, stationary, photos and albums
Great hooked rug but terrible condition

Turkomen Hatchli 2'8x5'3in
Persian Bidjar rug 5'2x6'6in

Gold thread Japanese pillow
English setter etching in original frame

Early land grant signed by President Franklin Pierce
Grant issued to Captain Bailey for his service in the Aroostook War View of hall

Wonderful large lithograph titled (the last days of Daniel Webster with book and diagram

Fine weave Persian prayer rug (3'2x4'6in.)
3 sterling silver handmade bracelets

Waldoboro stereoview card
lot of Sterling silver brooches

Cameo suite brought home by Capt. Whitmore Sr
Boxed survey instrument with tripod

Wonderful Silver blossum necklace and earrings
Cast Iron duck doorstop

1892 high jump trophy  

Rockland,Maine City Band bass drum with photo
Brass boat wheel

Boy Scout camera in original box
Early seltzer bottles

oil by Herbert Foerster 1910-2000 (10x14in.)
Vinalhaven sign. 72in. long

Bangor,Maine advertising thermometer (12in. tall)

Etching by Erwin D. Hoffman  

1st. Edtions (1 lot)
Early spruce gum box box end

Louisa Alcott set
Maine Civil War 1887 (First Edition) Sea Captain quarter plate dag

Mark Twain 1880(Tramp Abroad)
Mark Twain 1882 (Prince and Pauper) Spencer Browning cased octant

  Vintage ski sweaters and pants  

Bruce Gamage, Jr.
Antique Estate Auctioneer, Maine License #AR480
467 Main Street, Rockland, ME 04841
Tel: 207-594-4963 Fax: 207-594-0674