Halliday House will be participating in the Grass Valley Old West Show on November 11 for early birds and November 12 and 13 for general admission. This is a most exciting show held at the Nevada County, CA Fairgrounds as it has for decades. Full of exciting antiques from the American West, the show also offers seminars of topical interest. Please stop in to see us and all the varied antiques if you can be anywhere near. We offer fair pricing and we pack and ship using our labor and supplies to save on shipping expenses for our customers. Returns accepted in same condition as sent. No questions! Let us be safe to shop another day. Gail and Sue
This is an unusual "Slave's Friend" pamphlet neatly framed in wood. There is some handwriting on the paper, but the piece has not been removed from the frame since I found it. It actually shows dark. Frame size is 7 1/2" x 6" Take a chance on it possibly being valuable or keep it "as is".
American miniature cabinet with five graduated drawers, crown molding, nicely carved skirt and contrasting wooden knobs. Lots of interior space for special items. Measuring 16 1/2" x 10 1/2"
Iron Chopper from the 18th C has some design features worth pointing out. The business part of this tool is the blade. Sides were created to keep the handle a ways from the blade. Sides are twisted for strength and also as an interesting design. Sides were pushed through handle and wrapped over to keep them attached. They have seen hundreds of years of use with only a split on the wooden handle to show for it. 7 1/2"l x 8"h
An exceptional brass bucket as found with a bail handle. No attempts to remove the patina. That is for the buyer to do if chosen. There is a marking on the bottom along with a date. According to historical information recently found in 1860's Montana, a bucket such as this would sell for 3 beaver pelts. Measures 11"diameter x 7"h
Price: $125.00, not three beaver pelts
The sweetest small ribbon winder with heart cutout right in the middle of it. This piece allows space for ribbons to stay safe on it or to remove ribbon after winding and to place elsewhere. Patina is amazing. A new museum stand has been created for it so that it can be better displayed. 4 1/2"h x 2"w
Price: Was $275.00, Now $175.00
This woman's body is 8" from bandana to what would have been her waist and her outstretched arms are 12" from left to right. She has button eyes, a red stitched smiling face and white hoop earrings. Her dress top matches her bandana with a contrasting attached long cotton skirt. Total overall length is 25".
Price: $75.00 FREE SHIPPING
Early PA Painted Storage Box with double snipe hinges. Decorated with swags and leaves in red, green and yellow on four sides (including top). Interesting and very early hardware. Bottom a bit loose. The painting is what makes this box so special. Measures 25 1/2" x 13" x 10"
Lying position Cat painted black on white by Hubley. Black painted eyes, nose, mouth, whiskers and spots. Nearby is her seated kitten looking very much like her mother with her black markings and fancy red painted collar. Both by Hubley C 1900-40. Mother is 2 3/4"l x 1 3/4"h; Daughter is 1 3/4"l x 1 1/2"h
Price: 150.00 together
Wedgwood marked white with burgundy scene on this small pitcher. Some loss of color, but no chips, cracks, etc. 7"h x 6"w
Rare and unusually large for a meat rack ornament, this Red Bull was removed from a meat rack. C 1880s, this heavy iron bull was actually a meat market symbol from the Midwest. Now mounted on a newer wooden stand. 11"l x 7"h
This colorful bird is perched on part of a branch with some of the bark remaining. Much of the bark has been whittled away to create the mouthpiece which when blown has a sharp tweet to it. The bird is small, well carved and painted in bright colors. The stand is wooden and painted black. Whistle measures 6"l x 2"h
Single pour pewter beverage stopper with an iconic design. Mounted on a cork which has been opened through . 3 1/2" h x 1 1/2" w
Price: $75.00 free shipping
Early wavy mirror with condition issues….BUT the frame is decorated in a primitive fashion with a background color of reddish brown and circular additions. Buyer may prefer the original glass which is truly amazing! Or replace old mirror with new beveled one, or add any other treasure to this old treasure of a frame. Measures 11" x 9"
Great piece of folk art and of U.S. history, this late 19th-early 20th Century diorama features civil war soldier hoisting flag outside army headquarters. Cannon made with watch dial. Polychrome paint. 16"w x 11"h x 4 1/2"d
Early watercolor on paper. Saltbox brown house, split rail fence and large trees. As found condition to paper and a chip from corner of frame. 8 1/2" x 7 3/4"
1860-1880 framed "The Life and Age of Woman" with poems about each stage of her life. A space reserved for deceased printed SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF. Original frame to piece and in "as is" though quite good condition. 15 1/2" x 11 1/2" x 1"
Mother of Pearl handled cigar sissors on front and back. Though tiny in size, they pack a punch in design. Can be sharpened. 2 1/2"l x 1 1/2"w
Price: Was $95.00, now $75.00
An adjustable walnut cigar stacker which is not only functional but also an aesthetic piece. Folded up and not in use it appears to be a small wooden something. Unfolded, it becomes a work of art with two carved tulips: one on eiter side which hold cigars in place. Sides can be adjusted to size of cigars. 7 1/2"w x 5"h x 5"d
Two double-sided blackboards which have been framed in wood and then covered on all 4 sides by cotton? And then stitching to secure it. Finally the two boards were secured together by a cotton cording as two hinges. One board is cracked the long side through but still usable Measuring 10 1/2" x 7 3/4" each.
An amazing remnant from bygone days of early films. This booklet could be purchased at theaters showing the film or ordered by mail for 25 cents. It has 20 pages in color and black and white of the cast, crew, and all who worked on the set of the production which took almost a year. A wonderful keepsake and in excellent preserved condition for its age. 9" x 12"
19th C 9 layers of carving to the lid, ending in a mushroom knob. The inside of the lid is painted green with an oval decal of a Victorian woman. The octagonal humidor has 4 layers of carved wood and it stands on these 3 layered feet ending in metal points. An exquisite tramp art piece. 8 1/2"h x 6 1/2" x 6 1/2"
Assembled set of 5 copper measuring pitchers in graduated sizes. American C.1830. No matter how you place them; they are stunning to see. 8"h,6"h,5"h,3 3/4"h,2 3/4"h
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