Robert “Bob” Gillespie Collection

Three Day Auction

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This will be a huge 3 day auction for the Estate of Robert “Bob” Gillespie.  Bob was a collector for nearly 60 years and has amassed a huge collection of Fenton glass, Greentown, toothpick holders, paperweights, cruets, pottery, primitives, and more

Auction Schedule

Live On-Site Auction

Begins: Friday, March 15, 2019 at 4:00 PM EDT

Location 106 E. Dutch Street, Dry Dock Storage/Strawser Auctions, Wolcottville, IN 46795

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3 DAY ESTATE AUCTION

OF

ROBERT “BOB” GILLESPIE COLLECTION

106 E. DUTCH STREET

WOLCOTTVILLE, INDIANA

THURSDAY, MARCH 14     FRIDAY, MARCH 15        SATURDAY, MARCH 16

        STARTING AT 4PM                STARTING AT 4PM            STARTING AT 9:30AM

 

DAY #1 THURSDAY, MARCH 14

POTTERY – CHINA – KNIFE COLLECTION – ANTIQUES

POTTERY:  Pewabic, Fulper, Roseville, Rookwood, Zsolnay, Zanesware, Camark, Muncie, Weller Popeye dog, majolica, VanBriggle, Gouda, Peter & Reed, Rosemeade, Hull and more; Uhl; Jugtown; Watt Pottery; Amphora; Teplitz; wall pockets; CHINA:  Royal Albert set of china; Nippon; Royal Bayreuth; Hall; Spatterware; Royal Dux – polar bears, elephants, animals and figures; Hummels Land in Sight, Umbrella boy and girl and others; Goebel figures; KNIFE COLLECTION:  550 knives including CASE XX:  165 Case XX knives, Puma, Gerber, Queen, Camillus, Boy Scout, Bull Dog, Parker, Frost, Marbles, Remington, Schrade, Buck Creek, KaBar and many others, a fine collection; ANTIQUES:  Lamb Bros., Nappanee leaded glass table lamp; miniature oil lamps; oil lamps; clocks; Allen Dairy neon spinner clock; milk bottles – Kendallville, Fort Wayne, Indiana, Michigan and others; marbles; pocket watches; still banks; cast iron door stops; DeLaval tin cows;

DAY #2 FRIDAY, MARCH 15

GLASSWARE

600+ TOOTHPICK HOLDERS:  Mt. Washington cranberry flat fingers, EAPG, custard, peach blow, Burmese, Greentown, St. Clair, figural and more; 200+ CRUETS:  Fenton, Amberina, cranberry, Murano, custard, chocolate glass, EAPG, Burmese and more; PAPERWEIGHTS:  250+ paperweights – Baccarat, Terry Crider, St. Clair (including rare rose bell, rose paperweight and 4 lamps), Orient & Flume; Zimmerman, Dunlevy, Murano, Millefiori and others; GREENTOWN:  chocolate cat on hamper, pedestal cactus butter dish, wild flower oil lamp, dolphin, cruets, several clear and colored glass pieces; CARNIVAL GLASS:  100+ pieces including funeral vases, plates, bowls and more; EAPG; Victorian water tumblers; Moser; water sets; punch sets; custard glass; Vaseline; Carl Radke art glass; Westmoreland, Imperial slag, brides baskets; pickle castors; opalescent glass; cranberry 4 horn epergne with 3 hanging baskets; syrup pitchers; 150+ Victorian colored glass salt/pepper shakers; Steuben glass; Fostoria; Wavecrest; rare McKee black Saunders juicer; Depression glass – American Sweetheart Monax, Jadeite, Mayfair and more; glass baskets; glass slippers;

 

DAY #3 SATURDAY, MARCH 16

1500 PIECES OF FENTON GLASS

50+ Fenton lamps – corn maize, scenic, roses, opalescent, cranberry, GWTW, hurricane, hanging, banquet and more, a fine collection; other Fenton includes Connoisseur pieces, Fenton Family Signature pieces, limited edition and many others, Burmese; several pieces artist signed by Louis Piper; plum opalescent, Topaz; Mulberry, epergnes; vases; bowls; fairy lamps; animals; figurines; bells; punch sets; baskets; Favrene and 100’s of other pieces.  This is the finest collection of Fenton we have ever sold.  Many rare and unusual pieces.

 

AUCTIONEERS NOTE:  Bob and his wife Frances were married for 68 years.  They attended their first auction the weekend after they were married and have been attending auctions for 68 years.  This is one of the finest glassware collections we have sold in 40 years.  Don’t miss this auction.

THE ESTATE OF ROBERT “BOB” GILLESPIE

FRANCES GILLESPIE, OWNER

Auction Conducted By:

Strawser Auctions

 

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P.O. Box 332 Wolcottville, IN 46795

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