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Selling for Ken Muth, Wood Natural
Fabulous Primitives, Early Furniture, Books and Ledgers, Frakturs, Slide Boxes, Paintings, Kayaks & More!
Online Auction 7PM Tuesday, May 23, 2023
A wonderful collection of antiques, primitives, books, artwork & local antique ephemera!
Imagine stepping back in time as you walk through the doors of Mr. Muth’s Wood Natural business. This unique establishment, now closed, specialized in disassembling and reassembling antique buildings, including historical treasures such as barns, wagon sheds, farmhouses, log cabins, and stunning stonework.
This love and appreciation of early buildings and architecture was the perfect fits for Ken’s appreciation for antiques and interesting objects. As you browse the auction catalog, you can’t help but feel wonder at the craftsmanship and history behind some of these beautiful objects. Each one tells a story of a bygone era, when life was simpler and people relied on their own two hands to build things of both function and beauty.
Whether you’re a history buff or simply appreciate the beauty of old-world craftsmanship, you’re sure to find something that catches your eye.
Furniture includes early primitive blanket chests, mortise bench, jelly cupboard, Queen Anne table, secretary desks, teachers desks, corner cupboards, high dressers and more!
This collection includes Indian artifacts locally found, woven gathering baskets, tin type photos, ambrotypes, early slide boxes, printers blocks of Lehigh County, porcelain Lehigh Cements sign, antique tools, butter paddles, early fraktur art, animal hides, antique eagle top; salvaged from Allentown’s Miss Liberty Monument plus primitives and collectibles.
Several pieces of artwork including a watercolor by well known Pennsylvania artist William Weldon Swallow, early American paintings, oil on canvas by J. Verberghem, K. Douglas signed oil, early Jay Killian signed watercolor, several artist signed and numbered prints and several unsigned pieces of early art.
Several early 1800’s parchment deeds, ledgers local to Lehigh Valley, early handwritten German books, antique & vintage reading books, reference books and more!
Noteworthy Lots: includes an amazing study collection of PA Dutch / German hex signs / barn decoration by Herman E. Wright. H.E. Wright was a renowned Pennsylvania Dutch decorator, his collection includes hand drawings, paintings, design logs, books, correspondences and several design templates in his own hand. There is also a signed letter from J. Edgar Hoover to Herman E Wright regarding Crime on Youth in America, as Herman E. Wright was also a local scoutmaster.
2000 Harley Davidson Softail project motorcycle, Snapper 28 inch deck power riding mower, kayaks, canoe, power sprayer.
Preview by appointment 9AM-1PM Thursday, May 18th, call 610-799-0808 to schedule.
Items are located at: in Orefield, Pa.
(The items are NOT at Tom Hall Auctions gallery)
Buyer Pick-Up: Wednesday 5/24/23, 12noon-4pm and Thursday 5/25/23 from 9am-4pm Only! Address will be emailed to buyers with their receipt.
Be sure to bring help for large items and take precautions to remove the items carefully. Bring any packing material you will need.
Everything must be removed during these days and times only.
You will be emailed a copy of your paid invoice along with the pickup instructions. Please sign up for a pickup slot or request shipping. The pickup times are to help us keep the traffic flowing however if there are no times left in your preferred time slot that does not mean you cannot pickup at that time.
Be sure to bring help for large items and take precautions to remove the items carefully.
Bring help and equipment for heavy items and any packing material you will need.
Shipping is available on items under 45lbs and no larger than 24 inches x 24 inches.
Bid with confidence knowing your items are being packed and shipped right out of our auction gallery direct to you. Less expensive than a franchise pack & ship store and much faster.
Simple. Speedy. Sold! and now shipping directly to you.
TERMS: Major Credit Cards, 15% Buyer’s Premium, No Sales Tax.
Buying at auction is not like buying new; the items are used, vintage and antique. They have been used in people’s homes for their purposes, so while most items are in good condition, most are not in perfect condition. We try to make note of imperfections
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