Coin silver, wine items, absinthe items at Richards Antiques
All Items : Miscellaneous : Pre 1910 item #927921
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$85.00
French absinthe era bar saucer with 1 franc 75 centime price and scarce silver-gilt rim and line decoration. This is a guaranteed genuine turn-of-the-century saucer or soucoupe from the Belle Epoque when poets and artists drank the addictive wormwood-based drink absinthe, which was banned in France in 1915. When you ordered, each drink was served on a priced saucer...
All Items : Miscellaneous : Pre 1910 item #927926
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$85.00
French absinthe era bar saucer with 2 franc 50 centime price with yellow rim and gilt line decoration. This is a guaranteed genuine turn-of-the-century saucer or soucoupe from the Belle Epoque when poets and artists drank the addictive wormwood-based drink absinthe, which was banned in France in 1915. When you ordered, each drink was served on a priced saucer...
All Items : Miscellaneous : Pre 1920 item #928264
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$85.00
French absinthe era bar saucer with 3 franc 50 centime price and scarce silver-gilt rim and line decoration. This is a guaranteed genuine turn-of-the-century saucer or soucoupe from the Belle Epoque when poets and artists drank the addictive wormwood-based drink absinthe, which was banned in France in 1915. When you ordered, each drink was served on a priced saucer...
All Items : Miscellaneous : Pre 1900 item #932323
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Antique blown glass topette with original stopper from an old French bar holding two doses or portions. Each ring represented a dose, or one drink, of absinthe, which was diluted with water, often poured over a sugar cube, before drinking. The bar patron was charged for however many doses he or she consumed. This topette was hand blown in heavy lead glass, has a mark from the pontil on the bottom. This one is 4 3/4 inches tall to the top of the stopper, and dates from about 1900 or earlier...
All Items : Miscellaneous : Pre 1900 item #914318
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$80.00
Extremely rare French bar saucer with 30 centime price for use under an absinthe glass. There is a green edge with a silver hairline inside. This is a genuine turn-of-the-century saucer or soucoupe from the Belle Epoque when poets and artists drank the addictive wormwood-based drink absinthe which was banned in France in 1915. You sat at the bar and drank, each drink being served on a priced saucer...
All Items : Silver : Sterling : Flatware : Pre 1940 item #1146960
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$80.00
Directly from a Maine estate, this sterling claret spoon bears the marks of the Concord Silversmiths. It is 11 inches long and is not monogrammed. it weighs 2.7 troy ounces. Condition is very good. Probable date is about 1940. More photographs are available and will be emailed on request.
All Items : Art Glass : Pre 1970 item #1162447
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$75.00
Very important collection of Tiffany Favrile glass, a collection formed by James Coats and the Brian Connelly of New York. Sold by Parke-Bernet on October 21, 1966. Color and black and white photographs. Area of water damage at bottom left about 2 1/2 inches wide and 1 3/4 inches high. List of prices realized affixed to inside of front cover. Prices noted in pencil next to first four items. A very rare catalog of spectacular collection.
All Items : Miscellaneous : Pre 1910 item #928272
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$65.00
French absinthe era bar saucer with 1 franc 25 centime price with light blue rim and mostly worn gilt line decoration. This is a guaranteed genuine turn-of-the-century saucer or soucoupe from the Belle Epoque when poets and artists drank the addictive wormwood-based drink absinthe, which was banned in France in 1915. When you ordered, each drink was served on a priced saucer...
All Items : Miscellaneous : Pre 1920 item #805955
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$60.00
Handsome French bar saucer from the absinthe period (pre-1915) with 60-centime price and blue border edged by black hairlines. This is a genuine turn-of-the-century saucer or soucoupe from the Belle Epoque when poets and artists drank the addictive wormwood-based drink absinthe which was banned in France in 1915. You sat at the bar and drank, each drink being served on a priced saucer...
All Items : Books and Publications : Cooking : Pre 1970 item #1148348
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$60.00
A scarce and interesting book on the setting, arrangements and customs of the English dinner table during the years from 1400 to 1900. Loads of illustrations, details. Book is like new. Published 1969 by Archon Books. Dimensions are 10 inches by 8 inches, 144pp.
All Items : Coins and Stamps : Stamps : Pre 1990 item #1082614
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$60.00
The American Bank Note Company Archives United States Possessions, Latin America and Worldwide -- Sale held in New York by Christies Robson Lowe on September 12, 1990. The catalog describes the sale as "an unprecedented offering of design materials, proofs, and specimens of postage stamps and revenue stamps." Heavily illustrated, 835 lots, includes list of prices realized. Shipping by Priority Mail in the USA will be $6.00.
All Items : Sports : Pre 1930 item #659807
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$55.00
Funny French satirical transfer plate making fun of the sport of archery, a very amusing collectible and great gift for the enthusiast of the sport. In this scene one of the archers says it is difficult to shoot in misty climates and that he is always fearful of losing his arrow in the clouds. Dating from about 1925, this plate is 7 3/4 inches in diameter and is marked on the back with the stamp for St. Amand Grands Etablisements Ceramiques. Very good impression of the transfer...
All Items : Books and Publications : Travel : Pre 1990 item #1087342
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$55.00
"Guía de Pescados y Mariscos de consumo usual en España" is a very interesting and useful guide to the fish and seafood available in Spain. We used it to good advantage on a six-week drive through the country; we had found it difficult to translate the names of all the menu offerings. This is a laminated hardback, 7 7/8 inches by 4 7/8 inches — pocketable. It contains information on 197 items: drawings, names in other languages, size, distribution and quality of taste...
All Items : Books and Publications : Fiction : Pre 1920 item #998988
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$55.00
Beautifully bound in green half-leather with green buckram, ribbed spine, bright gilt titles and spine decorations. This is the 1914 edition published by T. N. Foulis of London, Edinburgh & Boston with 12 tipped-in color illustrations by Edmund J. Sullivan. You will be very pleased with this copy.
All Items : Miscellaneous : Pre 1910 item #930839 (stock #C439)
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$52.00
Fine quality absinthe spoon, Les Carrés #10, circa 1900 with the maker’s poinçon or mark on the back of the handle (the mark, however, is struck poorly so it is difficult to read). These spoons were placed over a glass with a sugar cube on top, and the water was poured over the cube to reduce the bitterness of the absinthe. This is guaranteed to be a period absinthe spoon from a French bar; it is not one of the many reproductions which are being sold on the Internet. It is in excellent cond...
All Items : Books and Publications : Antiques : Pre 1990 item #790830
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$50.00
Very slim hardcover catalog with brief history of the diamond and the emperor and two photos of the gem, one under fluorescent light. Scan is not very good in terms of color because the lettering and decoration is gold gilt on glossy dark blue which did not reproduce well.
All Items : Books and Publications : Antiques : Contemporary item #782833
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$50.00
Catalog from Northeast Auctions (Ronald Bourgeault) of "The Kilcup Collection of Americana" held on August 6, 2006. There were 315 lots all of which are illustrated in full color. Includes the prices realized list from the sale. Mint condition, unmarked. Price includes free Priority Mail shipping within the USA.
All Items : Books and Publications : Antiques : Pre 2000 item #790095
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$50.00
Fully illustrated in color, this catalog includes 231 lots. The Greenfield Collection of Russian Enamels was the largest such collection to appear at auction. Catalog is in mint condition and includes the list of prices realized.
 
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