68: Ludwig Richter Watercolor
8: John Hancock Commission for Capt. Thomas Thompson120: Grandfather clock
Leominster, MA, United States
DoneMay 28, 2006 6:00 PM UTC

Fine Art, Antiques & Collectibles Auction

Royka's Memorial Day Weekend Antique & Fine Art Auction to be held Sunday, May 28 at 3pm at the Train Depot in Lexington, MA will offer many historically important items fresh to the market. An eagle removed from the East Room of the White House during the 1902 restoration is a featured item estimated at $3,000-$5,000. Other historically important items include the signed commission by John Hancock for Capt. Thomas Thompson for the Continental Navy Ship the Raleigh built in Portsmouth, N.H. Also from Capt. Thomas Thompson are captured George Rex bags taken from a British Navy ship. From the estate of the Alexander Bullock (Governor of Massachusetts from 1866-1868) are two pencils made by Henry David Thoreau, a pen holder made from a rail split by Abraham Lincoln and two half plate ambrotypes of the William Mason trains The Phantom & The Nymph. A stunning group of weathervanes, early furnishings and fine art including Picasso's complete portfolio of the 29 Imaginary Portraits will make for an exciting auction. For more info, absentee bidding, or online catalog visit our website or call (978) 582-8207.
 
4: Ruby Ambrotype Boy & Dog
Sold for $475
May 28, 2006
5: Daguerreotype of a Girl
Sold for $175
May 28, 2006
7: Rare Asian Daguerreotype
Sold for $600
May 28, 2006
10: Group Colonial Currency
Sold for $400
May 28, 2006
12: 1915 Indian Gold Coin
Sold for $525
May 28, 2006
13: Group Captain Yates items
Sold for $2,000
May 28, 2006
14: Early Jacot London Relic
Sold for $150
May 28, 2006
15: Early Pratt Dagger
Sold for $425
May 28, 2006
18: Large Ship Model in Case
Sold for $450
May 28, 2006
19: Large Sailing Ship Print
Sold for $25
May 28, 2006
23: Two Early Silver Spoons
Sold for $50
May 28, 2006