A rare full-size female mannequin covered in jewels and sequins, with butterflies, flowers, wings and leaves, seated in an antique chair, 20th century; estimate: $3,000-$5,000.
Photos courtesy of Daniel Buck Auctions
LISBON FALLS, Maine — A rare mannequin that’s jeweled and sequined from head to toe, rare Levi jackets, 1930s bubble gum cards, baseball cards, rare autographs including Alexander Hamilton, Japanese, Chinese and African items, coins and more will be offered at
Daniel Buck Auctions' online-only Americana, Fine Art and Ethnographic auction on June 27.
The sale will also feature the photographic items from the collection of Herbert Spinney.
Live previews will be by appointment today and Friday, June 25-26, at the auction house, at 501 Lisbon St., Lisbon Falls, Maine 04252. To make an appointment, call 207-407-1444.
The auction will start at 10 am on Saturday. Live online bidding is happening now at
LiveAuctioneers.com, Invaluable.com, and AuctionZip.com.
For more information and to see more lots, visit
Here are some of the highlights:
A 1940s Levis 506XX denim jacket, metal cinch back with pin teeth, red tag on breast pocket with a large “E,” metal buttons marked “Levi Strauss & CO S.F. CAL”; estimate: $6,000-$8,000.
Two 1931 W517 Strike Out Strip baseball cards comprising Babe Ruth, Yankees, and Bucky Harris, Detroit A.L., both being approx. 2-7/8" x 4"; estimate: $400-$600.
Various stoneware jugs are up for bid, including the rare 19th century Julius Norton cobalt-decorated stoneware jug shown in the middle; ovoid, Bennington, VT, 5-gallon, two handled, having a cobalt flower decoration on the front and cobalt decoration at each end of the handles, 17-3/4” h; estimate: $3,000-$5,000.
Oil on canvas, depicting a child standing in a landscape with flowers and a bird in a tree, holding a basket of raspberries in one hand and a whip in the other, the whip bearing the initials C.F.C. Attributed to William Matthew Prior (American, 1806-1873); estimate: $3,000-$5,000.
J.R.R. Tolkien-two volumes: Both are the first American editions of The Two Towers, 1955, and The Return of the King, 1956, and have maps in the back, Houghton Mifflin & Co., Boston; estimate: $400-$600.