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Keystone Auctions LLC specializes in auctioning: Antiques, Fine Art, Fine and Costume Jewelry, Gold, Sterling Silver, US Coins, Americana, Folk Art, Mid-Century and Antique Furniture, Militaria, Porcelain, Toys, Cast Iron, Political Items, Model Trains, Real Estate & Much Much More!  Actively working in York, Harrisburg, Lancaster, and Philadelphia, PA, Baltimore, MD, New York NY, and other areas.  Call us to consign your items today. 717 755 8954 or 717 850 2513 

 


*REAL ESTATE AUCTION: APRIL 4, 2020 Gorgeous contemporary 4 bedroom home on 2+ acres with outbuilding and tools near Rt 83/Strinestown, PA. CLICK HERE for our page summary and Open House dates.

For the PHOTO GALLERY  CLICK HERE


Auction February 29, 2020

Antiques, Lighting, Pin Back and More

Auction: Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 9 a.m.

Preview: Friday, February 28, 2020 from noon – 4pm

600 Lots including: From vintage motion lights (approx 60) to pages of pin backs (covering over hundreds of them), premium rings, from Steiff silver and Waterford to Marx toys, Watchmaker’s trade sign, Dr. Pepper and other advertising, Mickey Mouse, Moul and Helb bottles, fine and costume signed jewelry including several Husar.D and Ripka, Bakelite, Asian and American pottery and Royal Doulton, Beswick Beatix Potter figures, fine framed artwork, toys, baseball postcards, vintage sequined clothing, toy train and railroad items, vintage Pyrex and other unique and interesting items!  WE MAY ALSO HAVE A BOX LOT SALE THE SAME DAY IN THE MORNING….

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Location: 218 East Market Street, York Pa 17403. Q & A 717-755-8954.***Note side door entrance***  Pick Up Hours: 9:30am – 4pm Mon-Thu; Fri by appointment.

Condition Reports: We work on answers to condition questions during preview, or sooner, adding photos and answers online.


SPECIAL PIECE OF ART TO BE AUCTIONED IN THE FUTURE:  Labeled as but we are working to verify if ….Jean Baptiste C. Corot A Lake in the Woods  (frame OD 17″ x 21″) and we also have a few originals by Philadelphia artist Walter Baum including this (in a 13″x15″ frame): Our mid-March auction is shaping up to include fine and vintage furniture plus a huge selection of fine art!


Thanks to all our customers. We had a great auction on January 25, 2020. The highlight: a fine oil on canvas of Mary Magdalene which sold for $10,672!


Condition Reports: We try to get to them all and apologize if we were not able to answer yours. Please zoom in pictures to assist.

Please refer to the Bidder’s Guide for tips and terms and conditions CLICK HERE.


PROMOTE YOUR ESTATE OR 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 around the world 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 uses research and the expertise of its staff to identify, catalog and properly list, promote, photograph and advertise your items. Keystone Auctions LLC has been in business for over ten year and has sold millions of dollars worth of consignments. Customers include museums, historical societies, executor, executrix, lawyers, business, collectors, antique dealers and homeowners. Keystone Auctions LLC serves South Central Pennsylvania, including Lancaster, Reading, Gettysburg, Philadelphia, Devon, Media, Chester Springs, as well as Baltimore, Maryland, Washington D.C. metro areas. We are a full-service auction company, offering professional pickups and moving, whether you’re selling one fine 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, sell your antiques, sell your mid-century modern, sell military items or sell your jewelry?  Consign with Keystone. We can help.

Call Keystone Auctions Today to Schedule an Appointment, or send an email to keystoneauctions@gmail.com with “CONSIGN” in the subject

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. We subscribe to AskArt to identify listed artists. 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

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Many types of furniture including chests of drawers, bookcases, highboys, chairs, blanket chests, dower’s chests, marble tops, sideboards, dressers, tables, buffets, corner cupboards, dining room sets, bedroom sets and China cabinets. Real wood!
  • Period Furniture – American, English & Continental, including William and Mary, Queen Anne, Georgian, Regency, Windsor, Chippendale, Sheraton, Federal, Empire and Victorian.

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, 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. In 2018, an antique turkey caller and a fishing reel each went for over $1,000.

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, Hollycraft, Weiss, Coro, ART, 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, to brand names like Hamilton and Patek Phillipe one which sold for over $1,000! to Mickey Mouse watches and Grandfather Clocks. 

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, wind-up toys, Star Wars, tin litho toys, Marx, pressed steel cars and trucks, Hot Wheels, marbles, coin operated machines, Matchbox cars, gum ball machines, dolls and more like in demand Japanese Robbie the Robots and Hartland cowboys and horses!
  • 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, buttons, character items, movie items, Big Little Books.
  • Sports Memorabilia – Baseball cards, baseball bats, early football, signed items, posters, letters, and photographs.
  • Rare Books, Maps, and Ephemera – We use Abe Books to research early and rare books.

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, vintage firefighters helmets, police memorabilia, nautical, boating and sailing items, scientific and automotive collectibles, early Christmas and Halloween decorations. Plus musical instruments from stringed: including guitars, violins, to wind: trumpets, horns, flutes, and a piano or two.

  • Automobiles and Real Estate too

  • Read our Bidder’s Guide for more sales information (Payment, Shipping, Bidding).
  • Check Out our Auction Day Video Clips to see an example of the bidding process in action. 
  • See the Services page for more examples of items sold.