Hartzells Auction Gallery in Bangor, Pa., held a multi-consignor sale on Feb. 2 that provoked bidder competition and several newsworthy results. Founded in 1943, the family-owned and operated auction company is in its fourth generation.
Variety Sale Excels At Hartzell's
The following are a few of the prices realized. A very small lidded Newtons Improved pocket celestial globe sold for $6,325. A Sterling Strauser oil-on-canvas painting went for $3,200; a Rookwood vellum vase, $738; an 18th-century high chest, $6,785; an early top hat, $1,170; and a marbleized slate checkboard sold for $984. An early glass liquor bottle sold for $553; a folk art carved wooden figure of a fireman, $615; and a seated chalkware figure of a cat realized $4,428.
Hartzells is located at 521 Richmond Road, Bangor, Pa.
To find out more, call 610-588-5831 or visit www.hartzellsauction.com.