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Rare Antique Brass Alarm Universal Code Transmitter called The Directofyr, 1920'S, Made By The Ricker Co. Mt. Vernon, Wash., Approx. 11" X 10"W X 12"H. Included Is The Original Brochure, "It Is The Universal Experience Of All Such Organizations That Their Work Is Hampered To A Great Extent By The Lack Of Facilities For Accurate Direction To The Location Of The Fire. Not Only Is There Much Confusion Upon The Sounding Of A General Alarm, But Valuable Time During The Period Of Preventable Loss, Is Consumed In Getting To The Exact Point Of The Conflagration. Because Of The Necessity For Hiring Paid Operators, Intricate Call Systems Beyond The Reach Of The Ordinary Community Or Town. Yet The Need For More Accurate Methods Of Directing The Force Remains Uppermost While Preventable Losses Grow Proportionately With The Development Of The Community. The Ricker Directofyr Is Designed To Do Exactly What Its Name Implies-Direct To The Fire-By Signaling Numerical Code Locations Distinctly And Accurately......" Estimate $1000-3000
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WASHINGTON LICENSE # 2458
Pre-Bidding Is Open Now
This is a Simulcast Auction utilizing multiple platforms, one lot will close at a time in consecutive order.
Pre-Bidding Is Open Now
Live Auction Begins Saturday December 10th At 12pm pst
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Burlington, Washington 98233
We are honored to present this amazing collection of ART, ANTIQUES, and NAUTICAL items, the Williams' Collection. The owners of this wonderful lifetime collection, have been married for 72 years, and have been collecting antiques for all of that time. Their early interest was in glass paperweights and other art glass. Later, these interests widened into other curations of porcelain, paintings, books, maritime artifacts, and more.
The Williams Collection
~ 450 LOTS ~
PREBIDDING IS OPEN NOW
Firefighter Memorabilia; Antique Fire Alarm Signal Transmitter.
Militaria; WWII Era Depth Finder.
Tobacciana; Carved Stone and Porcelain Snuff Bottles and Snuff Boxes, Pipes, Tobacco Jar.
Art; Original Painting by Arthur Macdonald, Coppergraphic Artwork by Fritz Rothermel, Original Lithograph by Salvador Dali, Bronze Sculpture By Claire Jeanne Roberte Colinet, Brass Etching By Robert Allen, Sterling Silver Kachina Sculptures By David R. Freeland Jr., Bronze Statues and Bust, and many others. Nautical; Seth Thomas Ship’s Clock, Paintings and Other Art, Binnacle, Navy Telescope, Yacht Lamp, Brass Ship’s Wheel Table, Model Cargo Ship, Compass, Lighthouse Lamp, Marine Sextant, Décor and more. Bookends, and Books; Antique Victor Hugo Book Collection, 1st Am.Ed. Harry Potter Book Set, 1st Am.Ed. Hunger Games Book Set, Beatrix Potter Books, Winnie The Pooh Books, Crossbild Technik Magazines, The Babylonian Talmud Book Set, The Soncino Books Of The Bible Book Set, Large Collection of Collector Reference Books, Antique Boy Scouts Books, and more. Porcelain Figurines, Vases and Garnitures; Ginori Maiolica, Joseph Theodore Deck, Vimax, Weller, Beswick, Dedham Pottery, Royal Worcester, Royal Doulton, Royal Vienna, Gerold Porzellan, Wedgwood, Belleek, Dresden, Sitzendorf, Meissen, Boehm, Fasold & Stauch, Royal Bayreuth Bavaria, Boch Frères Keramis Pottery, and others. Paperweight Collection; Steuben, Paul Ysart, Perthshire, Francis Whittemore, John Gentile, Paul Stankard, Daum France, Marcolin Art Crystal, Baccarat, Millville Art Glass, Philadelphia Exposition 1876, Paperweight Worlds Columbian 1492 Exposition 1892, Fostoria, Murano, and others. Art Glass; Fenton Art Glass, Czech Harrach Art Glass, Murano, Millefiori Glass, Leaded Stained Glass Lamp Shade, Millefiori Lamp, Perfume Bottles, Uranium Glass Vaseline Glass, American Brilliant Cut Glass, Early American Pressed Glass, Waterford Crystal Including Rare Progression Set, Steuben, Kralik Bambus, Jozefina Krosno, and others. Furniture; Victorian Parlor Chair and Lounge Chair, Mahogany Display Cabinet, French Gilt Curio, Antique Book Case, Display Cases. Sterling Silver Flatware Sets, Gorham Baroque Crown, International Prelude, and Heirloom Vivant Oneida 1961. And Many Other Items; Seth Thomas Mantel Clock, Banjo Wall Clock, French Mantel Clock, Kieninger & Obergfel Dome Clock, Fairy Lamps, Antique Floor Lamp, a 1950'S Lawn Jockey Hitching Post, Brass Andirons, Rugs, and so much more.