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Keystone Auctions LLC specializes in auctioning: Antiques, Fine Art, Fine and Costume Jewelry, Gold, Sterling Silver, US Coins, Currency, Americana, Folk Art-Trade Signs, Mid-Century and Antique Furniture, Militaria, Fine Porcelain, Toys, Cast Iron, Political Items, Model Trains, Pressed Tin Toys, Real Estate & Much Much More!  Actively work in York Pa, Harrisburg Pa, Lancaster Pa, Baltimore Md, Philadelphia Pa, New York NY, and many other areas.  Call us to discuss your items today. 717 755 8954 or 717 850 2513 (Images at side are highlights from past auctions.)

Auction December 14, 2019

Collectibles including Vintage Big Little Books, Concert Posters, Zippos, Barbies, Sports Jerseys, Toys and More!

Auction: Sat, December 14, 2019, 9 a.m. (Doors open at 8 a.m. for bid cards/preview)

Preview: Friday, December 13, 2019 – noon – 4pm

Location:  218 East Market Street, York Pa 17403. Q & A 717-755-8954.***Note side door entrance***

Collectibles include (in auction order):

  • First 100+ lots include over 300 Zippos, new in original boxes or tins with a variety of Commemorative, Memorial, Military, and Nascar designs.
  • Next ~100 lots include pocket knives, new in box, mostly Frost Cutlery and include Hunting, Western novelty, Military-style, Collector, Bayonets, Movie Replica (Raiders of the Lost Art) and others.
  • Almost 200 lots of quality vintage Big Little Books (many from the 1930s), Platinum Age Comics (1910’s/20’s) and Cartoons (Hershberger), in groupings.
  • Looney Tunes glasses in sets (partials),
  • Steins some German, some American, Coca-cola, Penn State, and others.
  • Toys / Trucks, Hess, Winross,
  • Barbies New In Box (NIB)!!!
  • TV Shows and Movies on DVD – Full Seasons and Box Sets,
  • Vintage Sports Jerseys – lots of Hockey teams,
  • Ending with 100+ lots of vintage posters including Bill Graham and Family Dog Concert posters from the 1960s with artwork by Wes Wilson, movie posters (Sci-Fi, Horror), political posters (McGovern, RAR) and more!

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PROMOTE YOUR COLLECTION WITH KEYSTONE!

Keystone Auctions LLC is York Pennsylvania’s leading-edge auction company (Auction House). We use the latest technology to bring together thousands of bidders on auction day. If you are selling a significant collection, an estate or just a few valuable items, Keystone Auctions LLC will construct an auction designed to maximize the exposure and returns of your items. Keystone auctions utilizes the expertness of its staff to identify, catalog and properly list promote and advertise your items.   Keystone Auctions has an extensive background in Antiques, Art, Folk Art, Bronzes, Marble Statues, Musical Instruments, Early Leather Bound Books, Bibles, Documents, Military Items, Swords, Knives, Antique Firearms, Ephemera, Holiday Items, Costume Jewelry, Fine Jewelry, Clocks, Pocket Watches, Wrist Watches, Early Toys, Trains, Comic Books, Pop Culture and much more.Keystone Auctions LLC has been in business for over ten year and has sold millions of dollars worth of consignments for its customers.  Customers include museums, historical societies, executor, executrix, lawyers, business, collectors, antique dealers and homeowner.  Keystone Auctions LLC services South Central Pennsylvania, including Lancaster, Reading, Gettysburg, Philadelphia, Devon, Media, Chester Springs, as well as Baltimore City Maryland, Washington D.C. metro areas.Keystone Auctions LLC is a full-service auction company, offering professional pickups and moving, whether you’re selling one item, need an entire house cleanout or want an onsite auction. See our Services tab for more information.

Do you want to sell your collection for cash, sell your antiques, sell your mid-century modern, sell military items or sell your jewelry?  Keystone auctions may be able to help.  Give us a call.

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717 755 8954 or 717 850 2513

 

Trending Auction Items

Advertising & General Store Items

  • Tobacco & cigar advertising, Coca-Cola, soda pop advertising, Country store displays,  oil and gas station signs, advertising calanders, pin-ups, candy counter jars, and more

Art – Fine, Folk, & Pop Art

  • Fine Art – Impressionism, Abstract & Modernism in various mediums including watercolors, oil paintings, prints, bronze & marble sculptures, drawings, lithographs, silver, copper, and photography.  For example, Fine Art (Wyeth and Schatz)
  • Folk Art – Redware’s Graffito, blue decorated stoneware, chalkware, spatterware, wood carvings, whimseys, treenware, decoys, Frakturs, scrimshaw, watercolors, paint decorated, quilts, rugs, weathervanes, iron, trade signs, walking sticks or cane collections and many other oddities.
  • Pop Art – Movies, cultural objects, comic book art, comic strip art, advertising, and design art, science fiction, technology, architectural and movie posters.

Asian/Oriental Works of Art

  • Oriental Ceramics & Jewelry – Antique Blue ceramics, Blue White, Famille Verte, Famille Rose, Japanese Imari, Canton, Satsuma, snuff bottles, jade jewelry, figures, chops, and forms.
  • Oriental Metal-ware & Military Items & Weapons – Cloisonne, bronze or brass, figure vases and bowls, Samurai swords, knives, and helmets.
  • Textiles & Art – kimonos, robes, Chinese, Persian & Oriental carpets, rugs & mats, gouache on paper, rice paper watercolors, fans, woodcuts, woodblocks, room dividers & screens.

Furniture

  • Many types of furniture including chests of drawers, bookcases, highboys, chairs, blanket chests, dower’s chests, marble tops, sideboards, dressers, tables, bookcases, buffets, corner cupboards, dining room sets, bedroom sets and China cabinets.
  • Period Furniture – American, English & Continental, including William and Mary, Queen Anne, Georgian, Regency, Windsor, Chippendale, Sheraton, Federal, Empire and Victorian.
  • Modern Furniture (Mid-Century) – Interested in unique forms and designs by known makers such as George Nakashima, Vladimir Kagan, Molly Gregory, Paul McCobb, Herman Miller as well as unknown makers.
  • Designer Furniture – Good clean reproduction and style furniture by various makers including but not limited to Pennsylvania House, Ashley, Ethan Allen, Copeland Furniture Manufacturing Company, Baker Furniture Company, Herman Miller, Lane Furniture Company Durham, Drexel Heritage, Stickley, Alfresco Lifestyles and many others.

Military Items & Sporting Items

  • Military Items – Uniforms, swords, helmets, bayonets, knives, photographs, insignia, medals, buttons, bullets, artillery rounds, trench art, military related books, armor, maps, souvenirs, Nazi items, Revolutionary War items, Civil War items, letters, log books, Spanish American War items, Korea, Vietnam and contemporary military items.
  • Sporting Items – Duck & Fish decoys, early fishing licenses, fly rods, fishing reels, fishing lure and tackle boxes.

Pottery & Porcelain

  • British, French, German & American –  Meissen, Spode, Staffordshire, Minton, Lowsestoff, Delft, Liverpool, Derby, Chelsea, Belleek, Worchester, Flight & Barr, Wedgewood, Sevres, Berlin Porcelain, KPM Porcelain, Vienna, Liverpool, Tucker, creamware, Mason, yellowware, pearlware, salt-glazed, mochaware, stoneware, faience, Majolica, Herend, Pfaltzgraff and more.

Jewelry, Silver, Watches, Pocket Watches, & Clocks

  • Jewelry – Estate Jewelry & Silver.  Keystone Auctions LLC takes the time to sort jewelry items and has large stones inspected by certified gemologists to correctly identify the items and allow competitive bidding to sell for more than a jeweler would. We sell jewelry, 10K, 14K, 18k gold, crystal, sterling silver flatware, costume jewelry, diamonds, sapphires, rubies, opals, garnets, emeralds, and pearls. Selling in all forms including rings, necklaces, pins, bracelets, lockets and enamel boxes.
  • Costume Jewelry – Don’t discount your costume jewelry! Keystone Auctions LLC has buyers for costume jewelry such as rhinestone, crystal, earrings, necklace by named brand makers and others. Highlights include Tiffany, Gorham, Schreiner, Miriam Haskell, Joan Crawford and much more.
  • Watches, Pocket Watches & Clocks – In this day of cell phones believe it or not Keystone Auctions LLC has a market for watches, pocket watches and clocks ranging from RR Pocket Watches, Hamilton, Rolex, Gucci, wrist watches to Grandfather Clocks.  We can market these items to the world’s highest bidders.

Toys, Trains, & Pop Culture Items

  • Rock and Roll and Punk Rock memorabilia, jackets, belt buckles, signatures, clothing, photographs, tickets, guitars, musical instruments,
  • Toys – Mechanical Banks, Banks, wind-up toys, Star Wars, tin litho toys, pressed steel cars and trucks, Hot Wheels, juke boxes, marbles, coin operated machines, Matchbox cars, vending machines, robots, gum ball machines, dolls and more.
  • Trains – Lionel, American Flyer, MTB-model trains, Bachman, LGB-model trains, USA trains, Marx, Brass, live steamers and more.
  • Pop Culture Items – Comic books, premiums, pins, character items, move items.
  • Sports Memorabilia – Baseball cards, baseball bats, early football, signed items, posters, letters, and photographs.

Coins & Currency

  • US currency in all denominations including Morgan silver dollars, proof sets, gold & silver coins, silver certificates, large cents, mercury dimes, and coins as well as foreign coins.

Other items we auction are medical items and bags, firefighters helmets, police memorabilia, nautical, boating and sailing items, scientific and automotive collectibles, early Christmas. Plus instruments including guitars, violins, string instruments, trumpets, horns, flutes and wind instruments.

  • Automobiles and Real Estate, leather bound books, maps, books, postcards, ephemera, buttons, and much much more.

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