Thanksgiving Weekend



Saturday, October 10th, 2015

Moncton Lions Club, 55 Mark Avenue, NB

Preview 10:00am – Auction 11:00am


400+ Fresh-to-the-market lots to be sold featuring:

Collection from the Estate of the Late Albert Brown

Contents from 2 early homes - Water Street, Miramichi, NB

Collection of miniature paintings on ivory from Petitcodiac family

Consignments from an interior designer, based in Toronto

Items from a Highfield Street Moncton home

& Much More.. 

Key Auctions is back in Moncton with an exciting holiday auction. We have been busy emptying out numerous houses & WOW (!) what a great lot of fresh-to-the market collectibles & furniture we have to sell! This auction will feature great variety & a mixture of art, antiques, a wide range of collectibles, primitives, fine NB furniture, home décor, country wares, DIY projects, advertising items, sterling jewellery, vintage toys, frames, lighting, WW2 related items, Canadian paper money & coins, glass wares & much more. With over 400+ items, there will be something for everyone & every price range. Tell some friends & reserve the date on your calendar! This will be a FUN & an enjoyable day of selling & many deals to be had!  With Christmas just around the corner… this auction will provide you with many great unique gift ideas! See you all Saturday, October 10th!  

Due to our busy schedule just a little over half of our auction is pictured & listed – Come see the rest on Saturday!

Furniture: large desirable 19th century solid oak 2 door armoire (nice & tight), set of 6 clean & tight press back chairs, important Sheraton 1820 NB made secretary chest, solid oak 1910 flat-top executive desk (nice size), beautiful French carved cameo back sofa ( $1100 was recently spent on re-upholstering) mahogany table & 6 chairs, early 1900s French ormolu cabinet, high quality mahogany 2 drawer chest, lovely carved  Victorian marble top walnut dresser, NB 19th century bonnet chest with rosehead nails, walnut cedar chests, clean Mission oak rocker & chair, pair of modern butler tables, half commode, 19th century pine tool chest in original paint, Empire fire screen, tall mahogany chest, unusual mission oak desk, mahogany Empire-style secretary, pine wash stand with drawer, oak Morris chair,  hardwood 1 drawer bakers’ table, pine hanging plate rack, Victorian swivel organ stool, round oak dining table, center tables, occasional tables, rocking chairs, accent chairs, 2 door bookcase, 1920s wicker planter, corner whatnot shelf, pine chair table, decorative dome-top trunk, 19th century store table top drop-front desk, telephone bench, 2 door modern armoire, accent mirrors & MUCH MORE!

Art: Signed oil painting by Postwar contemporary artist Anthony Sowden, signed oil painting by Gerry Collins (NB abstract artist), 5 miniatures ivorys including 1 of a young Napoleon (signed), the second an unusual one of a full nude woman and 3 very uniquely carved into ivory silhouettes with great detail (first we’ve seen), two lovely 1910  Russian oil paintings in beautiful frames (signed), signed oil-on-board 19th century painting, signed winter scene by Quebec artist, other signed oil paintings, large lot of lovely 19th century engravings & prints & more.

Collectibles: Early handheld 4 panel tin lantern retaining all its original red paint (found in Miramichi estate), lovely 10 gallon Planters Peanuts covered store tin in near MINT state, historical photograph of 10 firefighters from the Moncton Fire Department (MFD) – turn-of-the-century, Edison table-top cylinder gramophone with 30+ cylinders, 19th century rosewood lap desk with heavy brass trim, old NB & NS shipping crates with labels, lanterns including red railroad lantern, old country store canister with cover, rare Russian stoneware bottle with original paper labels, 2 handcrafted New Brunswick pond boats Circa 1900, child’s wooden doll stroller, pocket watches,  Mic Mac splint baskets, unusual Mic Mac child’s toy swing, old bottle with porcelain tops, decorative trunks & suitcases, old tobacco advertising pins, Neon OPEN sign, Mattel Big Jim Sports Camper, old brass lots, lot of old photographs including tin types & daguerreotypes, 19th century frames & prints, 3 primitive decoys, stone ware crocks & jugs, vintage toy wooden sled, brass ship’s bell clock, 19th century pine tool chest with 34 cabinet making planes & more (all original), old blown glass Christmas ornaments including Santa, Bluenose brass bookends, old Canadian paper money & silver coins, old gun powder horn, vintage advertising tins, Old Gold tobacco sign, NB & NS licence plates,  early barometer, enamel ware including CNR cup, CNR trainman hat, lovely high quality 1920s table lamp base with tri bulb sockets (Handel?), sterling silver pieces, 2 flatware sets including Birks Regency Plate, Boy Scouts’ period uniform, Canadian Navy & Army coats, decorative vintage hat boxes, earlier Mahjong chest & pieces, Matchbox toys, hand carved & signed bird decoy, pair of early water skies, unique vintage miniature Sherwood hockey stick stand, Royal Canadian Air Force hand done needlework, vintage 101 game board, 3 fishing reels including desirable PENN No 49 Super Mariner reel, heavy car & plane models, large lot of antique frames, bronze lighting fixtures & more.

Glass & China: unique vintage jadeite sugar shaker, other retro kitchen wares, substantial lot Carnival glass, Parian ware bust, 10 Royal Doulton figurines, Hummel figurines including Umbrella Girl & Umbrella Boy (MINT), green Depression glass-covered canister, Irish Belleek, cranberry glass, art glass, 8 Aynsley cups & saucers, lot of flowblue, 19th century transfer ware, Shelley cup & saucer, hand painted pieces, Wedgewood, Tiffany Co New York candle stick, retro glasses &much more! 


TERMS: Cash, Debit, Visa, MasterCard. Buyers’ Premium.

Delivery Available – Canteen On-Site.


Absentee bidding now open

Call (506) 878 7890 or Email

Mark the date on your calendar & bring some friends.


HOLIDAY AUCTIONS -Invitation to Consign We are now accepting consignments for our large annual holiday auctions. Should you require a valuation of your items or wish to learn more about the auction process, we invite you to contact us by email at or call (506) 852 4500 to schedule a complimentary appointment.



Early handheld 4 panel tin lantern retaining all its original red paint (found in Miramichi Estate) – Amazing

Close-up of 11 Fireman the MFD – Moncton Fire Department – Historical local piece - Circa 1900




Important NB 1820 Sheraton Secretary – Superior Quality 

Found on the bottom of a drawer marked above “This Secretary Bought February 1820, Cost $150”




Sampling of Country wares & rustic home décor in the sale


Amazing 1920s Large Planters Pennant Salted Peanuts store tin, in Near MINT Condition



Sampling of Sterling silver Jewellery to be sold including 3 Piece BIRKS set (right)


Very unusual Dominion Pocket Watch with multi colour dial


Working Edison table top Cylinder Phonograph with 30+ cylinders to be sold too!


Vintage CNR Trainman Hat – great condition


 Gorgeous French hand carved cameo back sofa – MINT (recently spent 1100.00 to reupholster it)



Lovely 19th century solid oak 2 door armoire – desirable size 


Vintage Old Gold tin advertising sign


Set of 6 clean double press back chairs



Sampling of Signed Oil Paintings in the sale


Part of a lot of family Heirlooms to be sold in this auction brought from Europe to Canada

Above shows a beautiful sampling of miniature 19th century oil paintings on ivory, including Napoleon & a full nude (both very well done), the 3 others are the first time we have seen carved cameo silhouettes out of ivory, they are both also very detailed – call to leave an absentee bid today 1 (506) 878 7890



Impressive 19th century woodworking carpenters tool chest complete, with original tools & 34 woodblock planes



Vintage glass Christmas Ornaments – including old glass Santa


Solid Brass Bluenose bookends


High quality 1920s 3 bulb table lamp base (Handel?)


Older Mahjong set in mahogany case


Sampling of Retro kitchen wares


Sampling of Canadian Coins & paper money to be sold


Hand stitched RCA Needlework in frame – close-up


1 Troy Ounce -  .999 fine silver bar


5 of 10 Royal Doultons to be sold


19th century Victorian marble top dresser with beautiful hand carved 100 grapes pulls


Sampling of Home Decor & Accents


HOLIDAY AUCTIONS -Invitation to Consign We are now accepting consignments for our large annual holiday auctions. Should you require a valuation of your items or wish to learn more about the auction process, we invite you to contact us by email at or call (506) 852 4500 to schedule a complimentary appointment.