1of 3 Gerard Collins Oil Paintings TO BE SOLD  

Large 40 ½ inches by 30 inches Gerard (Gerry) Collins oil painting




Monday, April 6th, 2015

Delta Fredericton – 228 Woodstock Rd, Fredericton, NB

Preview 4:30pm Auction 5:30pm

Jared D. Steeves


This sale will be very exciting & jam packed with an exceptional selection of 450 fresh-to-the-market lots of dining room furniture, quality bedroom & office furniture, many great collectibles, some of the nicest quality handmade antique wool rugs we have had the chance of selling, antique toys, fine porcelains & glass, many decorative lamps, clocks, bronze pieces, clean upholstered furniture, modern furniture, home dˇcor & much more! A DO NOT MISS Holiday Auction! We have been working hard to bring another fantastic auction with something for everyone. Whether youÕre looking for the 5 dollar deals or the exceptional collectible, we will have it. Be sure to tell some friends and pass the word along!


New Items include

Sampling of tools from an Early Antique Tool Collection








3 FRESH TO THE MARKET Signed Gerry Collins Paintings (under Advertised)


1. Abstract Winter Scene from outside GerryÕs home NB – 24 inches by 24inches – Oil on Canvas

2. Abstract Birthday Cake – Gerry is know & famous for painting birthday cakes – 14 inches by 11 inches – Oil on Canvas

3. LARGE Abstract Interior painting with view of lake outside GerryÕs NB cabin – 40 ½ inches by 30 inches- Oil on Canvas


GerryÕs works can be found in many important Public & Private collections including The National Gallery of Canada. Gerry is among the most important contemporary artists in CanadaÕs Maritime region & many experts agree the best artist post CanadaÕs famous Group of 7 are from the Maritimes.

DO NOT MISS – Call with questions or to leave an absentee bid – (506) 878 7890



Genuine leather deep button tucked pair of club chairs (would have cost over $1000 each new)


Lovely New Brunswick Decoys including 3 signed W.T.C. FÕTON retaining all original handpainted patina (better pictures below)


Lovely 19th century pine square nailed shot gun powder box marked with original stencilling S.G. POWDER No 1 & all its original green paint & leather handle



Estate Info:

This auction is highlighted with contents from an early Indian Island Road 1830Õs New Brunswick home on the water, as well as, two fine Moncton estates & collections. The sale will feature some of the nicest primitives we have had to offer as well as 10+ exceptional  hand woven Oriental rugs, the best that money can buy, as well as, modern furniture, & home dˇcor from a very wealthy Estate.


Furniture: 2 exceptional genuine leather club chairs, modern light-up curio cabinet, substantial solid oak 1910 drafting desk with drawers, sweet Victorian solid oak child's Morris chair, formal dining room table and 8 chairs, solid oak barristerÕs bookcase, solid mahogany breakfront china cabinet, solid mahogany poster bedroom suite, modern stencilled demilune cadenza, signed Hitchcock desk & 2 drawer stand, Victorian marble- top commode, solid mahogany drop-side hall table, mahogany flat-top writing desk, drop-front desks, pair of clean matching pair of nightstands, unique 1870s bookshelf with unique drawers and doors, lovely two-seater stencilled maple bench, solid oak drop-leaf table with drawer, clean pair of lolling chairs, modern step-back stencilled cupboard, lovely upholstered office chair, unique walnut bookcase with desk, 1920s solid walnut ornate server, cute pine blind-door cupboard, Victorian marble-top table, mahogany 2 drawer work table with sandwich glass pulls, cedar chest, various tall chests and ladies dressers, Victorian marble-top coffee table, tea wagon, sofa table, clean upholstered wing back chair, nice selection of rocking chairs, many accent chairs, occasional tables, nightstands, hanging decorative mirrors and much more!


Primitives: beautiful 1 drawer hardwood table with tapered legs, original pine school masterÕs desk from Harvey, New Brunswick, original pine and cast two-seater child's school desk from Roachville, New Brunswick, lovely tool chest in original green paint, important square nailed pine ammunition box with original green paint and leather strap, aged perfect 1 drawer pine table with original reddish patina, lovely small pine table with lower stretcher in original green paint, lovely hardwood candle stand with original patina and much more!


Collectibles: 3 original handcarved and handpainted decoys-stamped Fredericton, 1st weÕve seen 1887 cast toy cannon that shoots marbles, Indian porcupine quill box, 2 early New Brunswick ginger beer bottles, 19th century leather-bound books, candlestick telephone, 1960s yellow Pacer pedal car, several vintage fishing reels, lovely quality stained glass window, beautiful 1920s porcelain fountain (first weÕve had), working neon Red Wolf bar sign, Working neon guitar sign, working large neon guitar sign, porcelain gas station green light fixture, awesome decorative trunks, mahogany humidor, unique turn-of-the-century cast metal kitchen ware item, early small Steiff  jointed teddy bear, advertising tins and cigar boxes, collection of early railroad locks, sad irons and trivets, 1959s Tonka & press steel trucks, early pot with forged handle, mantel clock, 2 early decorative cream cans, early children's sleds, weathervane, stoneware crocks & jugs, framed 1960s reproduced map of Toronto, sewing chest and early contents, and much more.


Glass & China: antique set of ruby red mantel lusters, crystal pieces include beautiful 2 tone crystal decanter, early Royal Doulton figurines, early collection of Full Bee stamped Hummels, Irish Belleek porcelain, Carnival & Depression glass, stemware and so much more.


10+ beautiful hand woven wool rugs including room-size rugs, scatter rugs & runners, the best that money can buy!!!

Great opportunity to buy some beautiful Oriental rugs at a fraction of the cost!

Absentee Bids Please email 00steeves@hotmail.ca or call (506) 878 7890


Delivery Available

Terms: Cash, Cheque, Visa, MasterCard, Debit. BuyerÕs Premium


2 early rare 20th century folk art Ņestate freshÓ toy pond boats / yachts retaining all original paint on the ORIGINAL STANDS (very rare to find them with the stands)

Rare Young America Rapid Fire Gun 1887 – (shoots toy marbles) - 1st weÕve seen

Waterford & Czechoslovakian crystal candelabras

2 signed pieces of blown glass by Martine Demaine 1977 & Bill Graff 1974

 Demaine Studios – Opus Village Mactaquac

Demaine's pieces from this period are represented in the permanent collections of half a dozen major museums including the Canadian Museum of Civilization & the National Gallery of Canada.


Solid oak Grand Rapids Michigan LawyerÕs Bookcase


Brass lion concierge bell



2 vintage light-up original beer advertisements including unique Schlitz beer motion full body globe 


Large 1884 Brass Urn


Unique convex glass display of 19th century trade cards




Lovely JACOBS New York country scale with original patina & original brass scoop


Large folksy hand-hooked mat in good order


Country wares – including yellow ware embossed batter bowl with spout


Very LARGE Nova Scotian Redware bowl (no cracks)


Dovetailed butternut 19th century NB desk


19th century pine School Masters desk – Harvey, NB


19th century double-wide childÕs pine & cast desk – Roachville, NB


Beautiful rare porcelain wall mounted fountain – complete


Substantial modern bow-front stencilled demilune credenza


Set of 8 chairs & table with 3 leaves (chairs MINT CLEAN with brand new quality upholstery)


19th century swivel oak press back office chair (hard to come by)


MINT CLEAN leather style arm chair


Mint clean matching pair of lolling chairs

Miniature jointed mohair Stieff bear with original Steiff ear tag


Part of a collection of 19th century leather-bound books



Just another part of a large impressive Primitive lot

Retaining all its original green paint!


BEAUTIFUL stained glass hanging window


Signed Hitchcock 1 drawer stencilled desk


Substantial mahogany hand-crafted breakfront china cabinet



Italian decorative mirrors


Early candlestick phone


Native made quill box in good order


Early 2 toned Donald Bros St. John N.B. Ginger beer bottle – rough but possibly scarce



Rare quart-size Scotch Stone Ale Export – McIntyre & Townsend St John ginger beer bottle


Very fine hand woven room-size rug MINT App. 10 ½ feet by 8 feet



EXTREMELY DETAILED very, very fine hand woven silk rug with birds  


Pair of 19th century neoclassical candelabras


Hand-carved NB large decoy


Working lovely neon signs






Collection of fresh-to-the market 1910 to 1930`s German & Russian Currency – Saint John Estate


Advertising includes rare Canada Dry ginger ale cooler in excellent shape!


Cast 1980s Texaco plane- mint in box


Sampling of stoneware crocks & jugs


Signed African painting on linen – 23 ½ inches high by 32 inches wide



Well detailed Bronze plate


Vintage circus advertisement – great colors – decorative piece



Circa 1950s Reprint of 1842 Toronto city map – notable College Park, Spadina & Young St

Clean pair of mahogany night stands



Excellent hand woven wool rugs – CLEAN


Pair of heavy quality metal lamps


2 trunks including 1940s Kowa trunk – AWESOME Coffee Table or decorator pieces


1960s yellow Pacer pedal car in good order


Pair of 19th century Bohemian Glass mantel lusters in great order


Beautiful 19th century engraving in original frame


Crystal tantalus decanter set


Mark the date on your calendar & tell some friends.


Key Auctions -Invitation to Consign

We are now accepting consignments for the forthcoming auctions, dates to be announced. Should you require a valuation of your items or wish to learn more about the auction process, we invite you to contact us at (506) 878 0096 or (506) 852 4500 or via email at 00steeves@hotmail.ca  to schedule a complimentary appointment.

Absentee Bids Please email 00steeves@hotmail.ca or call (506) 878 7890