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American Furniture & Decorative Arts
445 lots | 443 with images
August 11, 2012
63 Park Plaza
Boston, MA, 02116 USA
Phone: +1 617-350-5400
Fax: +1 617-350-5429
Lot 1: *, 1969 Mercedes Benz 280SL Coupe Roadster, VIN #006366, Dark olive exterior, cognac interior, manual transmission, 4 speed floor shift
Description: 1969 Mercedes Benz 280SL Coupe Roadster VIN #006366 Odometer reads at time of cataloging 64,175 miles, Dark olive exterior, cognac interior, manual transmission, 4 speed floor shift, hard and soft tops, condition is good, this car was garaged and well maintained, small fuel leak at fuel pump, some paint peeling at hood louver and leather worn through in spots on seat. Small fuel drip has been corrected. This vehicle is being sold as is due to its age and does not come with any warranty. Skinner Inc. will not be responsible for any mechanical failure or defect. Before bidding make sure you have your mechanic or knowledgeable representative evaluate the car for you. This car uses a fuel additive in order for it to run smoothly. When designed gas fuel had more lead in it. The engine and relative components can be damaged if the additive is not used. Conveyance will take place during business hours Monday through Friday of the week following the sale. Skinner's Condition of Sale will also apply. Massachusetts sales tax will have to be paid to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Dealers must have an application on file with our finance department.View additional info »
Lot 2: White-Painted "Summer House" Building, probably Massachusetts, early 20th century, the one-room structure with central front door flank
Description: White-Painted "Summer House" Building, probably Massachusetts, early 20th century, the one-room structure with central front door flanked by two pairs of hinged ten-light windows above panels all divided by Doric pilasters, the sides with three pairs of similar windows and decoration, the interior with hardwood floor, the interior walls and vaulted beadboard ceiling with natural finish, the building footprint measures approximately 20 x 12 1/4 ft., with overhanging eaves adding nearly 4 ft. to the overall dimensions. Originally located behind a house next door to the Westminster Historical Society building at 110 Main Street, the summer house was donated to the Historical Society by that house's owner. For a time, the society used the structure for meetings. Note: This lot is being sold in Skinner's Marlborough saleroom on August 11, 2012, but is not available for preview at Skinner. The summer house is located behind the Westminster Historical Society, at 110 Main Street in Westminster, Massachusetts. Responsibility for any and all inspection of the property prior to the auction is solely the bidder's. Once Skinner has received payment, the buyer is responsible for the cost and arrangements regarding its prompt removal from the site. According to one professional, transport of the structure on a flatbed truck should be fairly straightforward.View additional info »
Lot 3: Shaker Red-washed Bench, Mt. Lebanon, New York, or Hancock, Massachusetts, c. 1850-60, lg. 10 ft.
Description: Shaker Red-washed Bench, Mt. Lebanon, New York, or Hancock, Massachusetts, c. 1850-60, lg. 10 ft.View additional info »
Lot 4: Shaker Cherry Covered Work Box with Ash Handle, New Lebanon, New York, 1830-50, dovetail-constructed box with upright handle, one si...
Description: Shaker Cherry Covered Work Box with Ash Handle, New Lebanon, New York, 1830-50, dovetail-constructed box with upright handle, one side of the hinged cover lifts up, ht. 12, wd. 10 1/2, lg. 14 1/2 in. Provenance: Acquired from Ed and Celeste Koster, Old Chatham, New York, in 1969.View additional info »
Lot 5: Shaker Pine and Maple Red-washed Work Table, Mt. Lebanon, New York, c. 1820, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 29 1/2, lg. 11 ft., w...
Description: Shaker Pine and Maple Red-washed Work Table, Mt. Lebanon, New York, c. 1820, old surface, (imperfections), ht. 29 1/2, lg. 11 ft., wd. 29 in. Provenance: Acquired in 1969.
Condition Report: later glue blocks and bracing to underside.View additional info »