Cyr’s Thanksgiving sale features vintage guitars

GRAY, Maine – Cyr Auction Co.’s Nov. 24 sale is an eclectic mix of vintage electric guitars, a Bambino-signed baseball, fine jewelry, a Tiffany leaded glass shade, plus furniture and fine art.

Telecaster.jpgSet for the weekend after Thanksgiving, the auction offers two electric guitars: a 1965 Fender Stratocaster and a 1966 Fender Telecaster once owned by the late guitarist Cub Koda (1948-2000), who made Smokin’ in the Boys’ Room a 1970’s rock standard. Baseball items include an authenticated Babe Ruth-signed ball that also features autographs of other baseball greats; balls signed by Ted Williams and Mickey Mantle, and other memorabilia.  

Two carved and painted decoys by Maine’s Gus Wilson will be up for bid: a preening Merganser and a preening Scooter, along with decoys and drawings by decoy artist George Soule. Victorian furniture and a variety of marine art, including boat models, paintings, and an oil on canvas titled Frigate Essex Leaving Salem Harbor, 1927 by Maine artist John Prentiss Benson, round out the sale.

Items may be previewed online at For more information, call 207-657-5253.