SILVER. MONUMENTAL 19TH C ENGLISH SILVER SALVER. Monomental 19th century English silver footed silver with scroll edge and interior etched border displaying several putti, a lion, a tiger, a dragon and a boar. With inscribed mottos of, "Accendit Cantu" from the Cockburn clan translating to 'He excites us with song', and a second inscription of, "Vigilan et Audax" from the Bradley family crest translating to, 'Vigilant and Bold'. London, 1838, with a maker's mark of 'IH' most probably representing Joseph Hodgson. Total approx. weight is 183.84 troy oz (gross). From a Manhattan, NY estate. Dimensions: salver measures approx. 25.25" w x 25.25" d x 2.875" h. Condition: Good, with light surface scratches and minor dings/dents. Interior inscriptions.
FIVE LEATHER FIREMAN'S PARADE BELTS 19TH CENTURY LENGTHS FROM 40” TO 45”.FIVE LEATHER FIREMAN'S PARADE BELTS, 19th Century, Marked "2 Hillman", "4 Gen Putnam 4", "Vigilant", "Converse" and "Independent". Dimensions: Lengths from 40" to 45".
70 SCI-FI MINIATURES STAR TREK STAR FRONTIERSTSR Star Frontiers boxed sets of miniatures. Federation Ships with 4 miniatures (2 missing), Sathar Ships with 4 miniatures (missing 2), Player Characters with 9 miniatures (missing 3). Star Frontiers boxed RPG (not checked for completeness). West End Games Star Trek boxed RPG (not checked for completeness). Grenadier Cyberpunk Edgerunners boxed set of 10 miniatures. Grenadier and Ral Partha 43 miniatures including Mechs, Star fighters, Star Trek and vigilantes.
THREE SHELVES OF VINTAGE CAMERAS LENSES AND EQUIPMENT INCLUDING A NIKON NIKKOR 1 : 1 Three shelves of vintage cameras lenses and equipment including a Nikon Nikkor 1 : 1.8 50mm lens, a Kodak Reflex with an Anastigmat f : 3.6 80mm lens, a Vivitar 28mm 1:2 lens, a Makro Kilar 1:2 8190 Kilfitt lens a Bushnell Automatic 1: 4.5 230mm lens, a Promaster Spectrum 7 52mm lens, a Makinon MC Zoom 1 : 4.5 lens 200mm, a Kodak Vigilant Six-20 in box, a Minolta XG1 body with 1:2 50mm lens, a Yaschica 1C body with 1: 1.4 45mm lens, a Petri body with a 1.8 45mm lens, a Kodak Puny 135 camera body with a 51mm lens, a Nikon with a 1: 2.8 35mm lens, a Yashica 1C body with a Yashinon-DX 1: 1.4 45mm lens, a Voigtlander VLTO CLB body with a 2.8/50 lens, a Zeiss Ikon body with 1:2.8 45mm lens, an Ansco speedex 4.5 Special, a Voigtlander Prominent body with a Voigtlander 1: 1.5 / 50mm, a Beacon, a Kodak Pny 135 with Anaston Lens f/3.5 44mm, a Zeiss Ikon with a Tessar 2.8/50mm lens, a Samoca body with a Ezumar Anastigmat 1: 2.8 50mm lens, etc. etc.
GROUP OF NINE INSERT-SIZED WESTERN MOVIE POSTERS.Group of Nine Insert-Sized Western Movie Posters. Including a Tom Mix stock movie poster (with reprint Terror Trail card affixed); The Lone Star Vigilantes (Columbia, 1941); Lightning Raiders (PRC, 1945); Satan's Cradle (United Artists, 1949); Saddle Pals (Republic, 1947); My Pal Trigger (Republic, 1946); Range Law (Monogram, 1944); Heading West (Columbia, 1946); and Susanna Pass (Republic, 1949). Folded. Tape repairs, light or mild toning, short tears and creases, and other wear. Generally good condition.
A BOEHM PORCELAIN "SYMBOL OF FREEDOM" BALD EAGLE GROUP,...A BOEHM PORCELAIN "SYMBOL OF FREEDOM" BALD EAGLE GROUP, SIGNED, 1982, hand painted in naturalistic colors on bisque porcelain and realistically modeled as a vigilant American Bald Eagle perched on an ancient gnarled branch, guarding two chicks and an unhatched egg within a twig and leaves nest, stencil labeled on reverse side "SYMBOL OF FREEDOM / Celebrating the Bicentennial of the American Bald Eagle as the symbol of the United States / 1782 -1982," numbered 15 and raised on an oval carved oak base, height: 31", width: 33", depth: 29"; including a custom rectangular Lucite cover on a conforming Incarnat Turquin marble pedestal stand, fitted for illumination, height: 73 3/4", width: 38", depth: 28". Note: This Boehm eagle group is a tour de force in porcelain and commemorates the 200th anniversary (1782-1982 of the Bald Eagle being chosen by the founding fathers to represent the new nation. It's complex kiln fired construction is composed of over 300 parts. The two eaglets represent the first two hundred years of the United States and the unhatched egg, the next 100, all placed under the protection of the majestic yet powerful eagle with a fierce expression. This Symbol of Freedom eagle group is numbered 15 and comes from the original owner. Number 1 was presented to President Ronald Reagan on June 10, 1982 from the City of Philadelphia.
Good condition with a possible kiln firing crack on the gnarled branch the eagle is perched on, otherwise no discernible issues. Simpson Galleries strongly encourages in-person inspection of items by the bidder. Statements by Simpson Galleries regarding the condition of objects are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty, or assumption of liability by Simpson Galleries. All lots offered are sold "AS IS."
A 19th Century wooden snuff box, the cover decorated with the armorial and crest of the Earl of Northesk, 10cm diameter and another snuff box of curved rectangular form with inset circular plaque engraved 'Vigilant', 10cm x 6cm
2 PCS, VENETIAN CITYSCENE OIL PAINTINGS, FRAMED H. Henri (Continental, early 20th century). "Venetian Canal Scene", oil on panel. Signed lower left. Together with D. Vigilante (Continental, 20th century). "St. Mark's Basin, Venice", oil on panel. Signed lower left. Henri approx 14" x 17.5" (frame), 9.25" x 13" (panel). Vigilante approx. 13' x 15" (frame), 7" x 9" (sight)
GROUP OF 3, ARMORIAL HANDLED SILVERPLATE TRAYS Three piece group of silverplate trays with armorial crests comprising: a large oval tray with the crest of a hand gripping a bird's leg, a tray with the motto "Vigilanter" and a small Sheffield Silver Co. tray with the motto "Deo Dante". The largest unmarked, large rectangular with "NAE" and winged lion mark (unknown), with the smaller marked appropriately. Approx. of the largest, h. 0.75", w. 28.25" (handles), d. 18.75".
PETER LAYNE ARGUIMBAU (NEW YORK/CONNECTICUT/ITALY, B. 1951), "AMERICA'S CUP 'VIGILANT' 1893"., OIL ON BOARD, 9" X 12". FRAMED 14" X 16".PETER LAYNE ARGUIMBAU, New York/Connecticut/Italy, b. 1951, "America's Cup 'Vigilant' 1893". Signed lower left "Layne". Titled on frame plaque. Dimensions: Oil on board, 9" x 12". Framed 14" x 16".
CURRIER & IVES AMERICA'S CUP PRINT 19TH CENTURY 16” X 24” SIGHT. FRAMED 26.5” X 33.5”.CURRIER & IVES AMERICA'S CUP PRINT, 19th Century, "Vigilant and Valkyrie in a 'Thrash to Windward.' In Their International Race for 'The America's Cup' Oct. 7th 9th & 13th 1893.". Dimensions: 16" x 24" sight. Framed 26.5" x 33.5".
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