THE ESTATE SALE OF MANNY PORTER
5 MARSHFIELD STREET
JUNE 25, 26, 27
FROM 10AM TO 3PM EACH DAY
Manny was a legendary fisherman working the waters all along the Atlantic Seaboard. Raised in a lobster fishing family, it was only natural that Manny chose to pursue a career at the helm of his family business. Captain of many fishing vessels in his lifetime, he ventured out to Georges Bank and the great canyons of the Continental Shelf fishing in the 45’ wooden vessel “Donna Marie”. Manny fought against the massive international vessels that tried to crush him and his crew members. He then helped with the effort to enact the sovereignty over waters 200-mile fishing limit for the United States. For decades, Captain Manny taught his sons and many other family and crew members about the fishing industry. A true legend in his time and a highly respected fisherman, Manny captivated many an audience with tales of his perilous adventures at sea. Manny also was an avid collector of antiques, art and other collectables, especially those items that reflected his love of the sea.
To include; a large selection of antiques, collectibles, glass, fine china, paintings, etchings, prints, Christmas Ball Noritake china, Arte Italica and other gold and crystal stemware, large set of gold plated Soligen flatware, rare set of Limoges antique hand painted fish plates by Narcisse Vivien, Portuguese and Israeli fish sets, Jose Alvaro majolica palissy lobster and crab chargers, over 100 art glass paperweights including Baccarat, Murano and some artist signed, Royal Bayreuth and Fitz and Floyd lobster ceramics, Murano and other glass and ceramic fish, collection of Victorian tintypes and ambrotypes, costume jewelry, collectibles plates, 1970s super hero comics, 1996 Batman poster signed by Val Kilmer, 1995 Batman, Riddler, Robin and Two Face statues.
Decorative items to include lots of Tiffany style lamps including a fabulous three foot tall gold painted lamp with fruit, Galle style lamp, Art deco style lamps, 30″ bronze statue of a faun playing the panpipes, stained glass windows, Chinese dressing screen, vast assortment of Brazilian mounted exotic moths and butterflies, butterfly winged trays and wall art, St. Clair brass and glass andirons and fireplace tools, Asian items, 30″ resin pair of Chinese figures, La Barge mirror, David Delamare and Robert Kline mermaid art, egg collection, Mexican bird feather pictures, Asian silk pictures, pair of cement lions, cement planters, other garden statuary, cast iron fencing.
Furniture to include elaborately carved mahogany console table and mirror, oak dining room table and chairs, Asian style breakfront, several barrister bookcases, oak roll top desk, oak hat box chest and other oak bureaus, curio cabinets,Victorian marble top tables and sideboard, Victorian Eastlake bureaus, antique radiators, antique and newer mirrors, Victorian Eastlake desk, Victorian style chaise, Chinese carved trunk, bedroom furniture, rattan ladies vanity with chairs, other rattan and bamboo chests, leather recliner, cherry mission style bed frame, ornate metal bed frame, several Singer Sewing machine cabinets with decorative metal bases, bakers racks, book cases, patio furniture, two antique cast iron stoves, one by Dietrich and Niedebronn.
Sony Bravia 60″ television, electronics, 48″ BGA series grill, Hardball Power Pitch Hit machine, Kirby 2001 vacuum, vintage Mustang car parts, lots of kitchenware, Bun and Thigh rocker, other exercise equipment, Books, cds, dvds, cassettes, stylish men’s clothes, (size extra large), some ladies clothes including two vintage wedding gowns, patchwork quilts, bric-a-brac, Christmas and other holiday items, linen, toys, hand and power tools, Craftsmen tool chests, yard tools.
AND SO MUCH MORE! THIS HOUSE IS LOADED!!
NUMBERS FRIDAY BY 9AM
THE POLICE HAVE GIVEN PERMISSION TO PARK ON THE STREET DURING SALE HOURS.
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Paula S. Epler
Melrose, MA 02176
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