11 May 2016  Estate Auction

Selling for Frances Willard and the Estate of Barbara Mertz. Ms. Mertz was a well known author who used the pen names Barbara Michaels and Elizabeth Peters. We will be selling a selection of antiques & quality furniture, glass, china, 14K & Sterling silver jewelry, books and collectibles

Sale will be held at the Rt. 15 Auction Center, 9801 Hansonville Rd., Frederick, MD. From Frederick take Rt. 15 north approx. 8 miles & turn left onto Hansonville Rd., go approx. 1 mi. to auction center on right.

Auction Details:

     Sale starts at 4:30 pm

     For photos of items in this auction, click on Gallery

Partial Listing


  • Fancy antique single brass bed
  • Large Steven Forbes DeSoule pottery pear (artist signed) with removable stem
  • Waterford crystal incl. decanter, bowl & vase
  • Assorted Hummels
  • Wood & bronze figure of elephant attacked by lions with wooden base
  • Marigold carnival & opalescent ruffled edge bowl
  • Purple carnival glass pitcher
  • Selection of vintage tin toys - some wind-ups
  • Pabst light up beer sign
  • Antique sextant with original wooden case

And More!

  • Antique walnut chest with line inlay & French feet
  • Mahogany Empire extension table with paw feet & gadroon edge
  • Set of 4 Victorian hoop back chairs
  • Antique Dutch cook stove with porcelain tiles
  • Georgetown Galleries mahogany dresser with mirror, chest on chest, double bed & night table
  • Maddox Furniture mahogany secretary bookcase
  • Mahogany Etagere with mirrored back
  • Small oak drop front desk
  • 40's Mahogany buffet
  • Antique oak furniture incl. Side by side, 1 lg. & 1 small sideboard each with mirrored tops & Pedestal table with paw feet
  • Victorian walnut dresser with marble top & mirror
  • Victorian Eastlake wash stand
  • Nice mahogany ladies desk with open pigeon holes
  • Antique walnut dental cabinet with porcelain pulls
  • Cottage wash stand
  • Victorian marble top wash stand
  • Pennsylvania House cherry king size bed & pr. Night tables
  • Oak dresser base
  • 7 pc. French Provincial D/R suite
  • Antique spool leg occasional table
  • White rattan end table
  • Antique mahogany pedestal
  • Oak pedestal table (cut-down)
  • Tapered leg sofa table
  • Red upholstered recliner
  • Needlework fire screen
  • 2 Sets of library steps
  • Mahogany step end table
  • Natural top/painted base sofa table
  • Cheval mirror
  • Antique slag shade table lamp
  • 5 P. Buckley Moss prints incl. "The Resting Place", "Stitched with Love", "Three Loyal Brothers", Also Moss Ornaments & books
  • Framed antique hand fan
  • 2 Dome top trunks
  • Medieval andirons, long hand poker & screen
  • 2 Hardwood arm rockers
  • White cabinet with louvered doors
  • 50's Bedroom suite
  • Selection of bookcases
  • Bronze finish floor lamp
  • Selection of Rayo lamps
  • 3 pc. Brass & glass coffee/end table set
  • Upholstered wing chair, arm chair & swivel chair
  • Plaid upholstered sofa
  • Pr. Cast aluminum & glass patio end tables
  • 2 Black wrought iron patio chairs
  • Antique brass & glass ballot box
  • Excellent strap of brass sleigh bells
  • 2 Antique oak card files
  • 3 lg. Brass deer
  • 3 Antique grey painted benches with copper plant basins
  • Reproduction leaded shade lamp
  • Jewelry incl. (3) 14K gold bracelets (1 double French Rope, 8.9 dwt, 1 hinged, 4.9 dwt & 1 open square link 11.1 dwt), 6 pr. 14K gold earrings ranging in weight from 2.8 to 6.1 dwt., 14K gold & peridot necklace & pr. Earrings, Strand of Jasper beads
  • Pocket watches incl. Gents Elgin open face, gents Hampden hunting case with fob & penknife & (2) ladies Elgin hunting case (1 with fob)
  • Royal Doulton figures - Mary had a Little Lamb, Make Believe, This Little Pig & Bedtime
  • Selection of antique glass & china yet to be unpacked!!!
  • Selection of books from Ms. Mertz's library

Cash, Check, Visa, Master Card. 5% fee charged on all purchases, which is discounted for payment by cash or check. 10% buyers premium.

Absentee bids accepted BUT MUST BE PLACED BEFORE 4:30 P.M. ON THE DAY OF SALE!!!.

Food by Valley Concessions
Facilities Available

Experience Doesn't Cost ~ It Pays

9801 Hansonville Rd., Frederick, MD 21702
301-898-9899 Fax 301-898-3596
e-mail info@troutauctions.com