Keystone Auctions LLC

Keystone Auctions LLC specializes in auctioning of:

Real Estate (Houses and Entire Households), Antiques, Fine Art, Fine and Quality Costume Jewelry, Gold, Sterling Silver, US Coins, Currency, Americana, Folk Art-Trade Signs, Collections, Estates, Furniture, Period Furniture, Military Items (Antique Firearms, Swords, Bayonets, Civil War, WWI & WWII Memorabilia), Fine Porcelain, Toys, Cast Iron, Political Items, Model Trains, Pressed Tin Toys & Much Much More!


High Victorian, Military, Lighting & Advertising

  • Auction Saturday, November 10,2018. 9 a.m. (In house and online)
  • Preview Friday, November 9, 2018.  1-4 p.m.

Location: 218 East Market Street, York Pa 17403. Q & A 717-755-8954.

A link to the full biddable catalog with photos is here: CLICK HERE

Items include:
Furniture: early 19th C paint decorated apothecary cabinet, East lake hall mirror, high back Victorian walnut, brass, and iron beds, many brass and marble stands and etageres, Victorian marble top tables, parlor chairs, a few pieces by local artisan and cabinetmaker Frank Auspitz, pair of cast iron garden chairs and a table, over a dozen vintage brass and crystal chandeliers, large oak general store display cabinets, oak washstands, 19th C schoolmasters desk and children’s’ wood and iron desks, 19th C cast iron table base with lion heads, York County Hepplewhite card table circa 1810, late 18th C Chippendale style table, Victorian sofas and fainting couch, 19th C York Safe (approx 2 1/2’x2’x2′), pair of rare Dunbar post modern tile top coffee tables, two 1960’s Industrial Medical Cabinets, Brunswick pool hall settee, Victrola with records.
Painted furniture includes chairs, 19th C blanket chests and tool chest, 6-drawer spool cabinet, God’s Eye painted jelly cupboard, and 19th C decorated box. 1950,s Cover Girl pinball machine, Keeney’s Sweet Shawnee Slot machine Circa 1950.
Small antiques: collection of over a dozen cuckoo and other clocks, early stained glass window, tombstone and other pie boards, grouping of flow blue, Victorian oil lamps, miniature sampler dated 1855, 19th century Swedish brides box, two sided butter mold, hanging apothecary cabinet, Tramp art cigar box, country kitchenware, tole ware, Vintage dental case with tools, vintage medical items, 1835 indenture, two baptismal’s dated 1812, album quilt dated 1885, advertising crates, vintage oyster shuckers, quality advertising items, PRR lantern, 18th century rat tail barn hinges. 
Collectibles: Lionel trains some with original boxes, Hummels, German steins, dolls, sports items, Buyer’s Choice, Barbies, vintage computers and games (Intellivision, Nintendo, Texas Instruments), military and baseball, political, pin backs, Big Little books, cast iron toys, over 200 comic books with Marvel, DC, Superman, Spiderman, Superhero, Daredevil, Fantastic Four, X-Men, Cracked magazine, maps, books, post cards.
Musical instruments include 3 drum sets including Slingerland, Ludwig, and Zildjian cymbal with accessories and pedals.
Taxidermy includes a fox mount and collection of mounted antlers.
Jewelry includes Victorian and vintage jewelry, pocket and wrist watches some are Swiss, fountain pens, native American jewelry, Sterling, Bakelite, Monet, Lisner, Cara, Boucher, Weiss, Coventry and other quality makers, enameled jewelry, Austrian items and a selection of fur coats, Coach purse, Burberry trenchcoat, purse and hat, vintage carpet bag, 1950s dresses.
Military Collection: Including 5 vintage dress swords, military medals and patches, pair of “Don Trolani” civil war prints, outstanding G.A.R. flag, “Simon Shul” WWI Bayonet, military clothing, photographs, US Navy ships bell and other related items.

Thanks to everyone who  made our October 27, 2018 auction a success. We had wonderful interest in the estate items and our bronzes. More fine bronzes and sculptures will be available in our January 2019 auction.

See the Upcoming Auction page for future auctions.  CLICK HERE

We Can Consign and Promote Your Estate Items!

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 or just a few valuable items, Garrett Klinger will construct an auction designed to maximize the exposure of your items. Gary, York Pennsylvania’s Auctioneer, has an extensive background in Antiques & Art. With Gary’s Marketing background, you will be sure to get a plan designed to maximize your return. Gary is a second generation antique dealer and is knowledgeable in all aspects of the auction industry as well as retail and wholesale trade. He knows the antique market and has the knowledge, background, and resources to market your antiques and valuables to their fullest potential.

Keystone Auctions LLC has sold millions of dollars worth of products for deaccessioning museums, historical societies, estate lawyers, business collectors, antique dealers and your everyday homeowner.  Keystone Auctions LLC services the York, Lancaster, Reading, Gettysburg, Philadelphia, Devon, Media, Chester Springs, Downingtown areas in Pennsylvania as well as Baltimore, MD and 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.

Call Keystone Auctions Today to Schedule an Appointment

717 755 8954 or 717 850 2513

Items We Auction

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.

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.

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.


All 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, 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, Rolex, Gucci, wrist watches to Grandfather Clocks.  We can market these items to the world’s highest bidders.

Toys, Trains, & Pop Culture Items

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.

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.