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Announcing the Galen Brooks Living Estate Sale, view gallery preview


“….. a true collectors sale”

by The Andover House, 12 East Avenue Andover New York

October 15, 9am to 4pm ( Numbers available at 8am)

October 16, 12noon to 3pm.  ( Most items 50% off)

Galen was an Architect in Rochester and Cincinnati and later worked at the Alfred University Library.  He was an Air Force Officer stationed in Japan in the 50’s and purchased brought many interesting things back.  He had a discerning eye for Art and Furniture.

Mid-century Furniture:   Danish Modern Drop leaf table and 4 matching hairs, 2 Square top pedestal tables in manner of Saarinen, 5 bentwood Czechoslovakian chairs, Rare Japan rush Lounge Chairs from Takumi Craft, Wood & Rush Pedestal Table (Japan), Large Lane low coffee table style, Drexel Credenza, Gold Medal Folding canvas seat chair, 4 steel folding patio-porch chairs, wing style drop leaf table, vinyl lounge chair, teak table lamp

Antique:  Diamond Ring .42 Carat with appraisal, Pearl Necklace Mikimoto with appraisal, Arts & Crafts 1 drawer desk, Cherry drop leaf table, Upholstered Lincoln Rocker, 2 balloon back upholstered chairs, upholstered arm chair, leaded windows, one drawer stands, wood commode chair, wood commode cabinet, “Persian” style rugs ( American and Iran), handmade kitchen picnic style table and benches, Hoosier style cabinet top, small book cases, 4 drawer dress with mirror, vintage leather luggage, antique brass picture frame, smaller blanket chest, vintage wedding dress, mens cashmere longcoat,  Fiesta green Coffee pot, Russel Wright casserole, prints and pictures,

Art:  Robert Beaven tabletop metal sculpture ( University of Cincinnati), Goto Matabei mixed media painting, Seong Moy signed numbered print ( Girl Juggling),  Alfred craftsmen pottery,  2 Disney lithographs, Japan prints and paintings,

Japan: Mr Brooks purchased many items while stationed in Japan during his time there in the Air Force in the 1950’s:  Large Ceramic Garden Lantern, Tea Ceremony sets in original wood box, Tea bowls in original wood boxes, Clay masks, Kitchen cupboard tasumi, wooden bird cage, wall hangings, prints and other art.

Japan continued:

Paintings ( including Mt Fuji), ceremonial wood walking staff with flags and charms, lacquerware, 2 Kimonos, tea pots, saki bottle,  Rare Takumi midcentury Rush lounge chairs

Collectibles:  Zippo lighters, 35 mm cameras ( Kodak and Cannon ), Twin lens relex camera, movie camera and projector, zenith radios, some stereo electronics, Beatle record from England, Phoniola crank record player, Toys:  WW1 tin soldiers, Lionel trains, Mickey Mouse Lionel Hand Car, Lincoln Logs, Metal Ferrari Model, 1930s steel wind up train , tracks,

Household:  Honda Self propelled lawn mower, Stainless Frigidaire Galley refrigerator, Tools, Kitchen, 2 good tvs,

Lots of things not listed, a true collectors sale.  Questions call 585-648-2666, view the homepage for the sale at

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