Eileen Rhoads expects it to bring more than $15,000. That session also features child size furniture originally from the Garbisch collection.

Sunday's sale includes works by such well known artisans as R. decoy carving began. Three of the decoys, with four figure presale estimates listed in the $25 auction catalog, are an American brant ($1,500 to $1,800), an early black duck, and a pintail preener (both $2,000 to $2,500), made by John W. McLoughlin of Bordentown on the Delaware River.

Other Barnegat Bay artisans represented by works in the auction include Harry V. Shourds of Tuckerton; his grandson, Harry V. Shourds of Seaville; Hurley Conklin; and Nathan "Rowley" Horner. Along with the bearskin rug ($200 to $300), sports related items include a vintage four oared sculling boat, the kind still used by duck hunters near the Delaware Bay, which has a presale estimate of $600 to $800. to sale time Sunday.

Carolyn Sunstein collection. The event at the Rhoads Rhoads Auction Center is a two day closeout liquidation tomorrow and Sunday of dollhouses, miniatures, and toys from the collection of the late Carolyn Sunstein, founder of the Philadelphia Miniaturia Show. It was put together by Eileen Rhoads, proprietor of the center with her husband, Ron.

The Midwest, in the Mississippi wildfowl flyover region (one of four flyover regions into which the United States is divided, along with the Atlantic to the east and the central and Pacific to the west), has its own decoy industry.

The shaving mugs, a single lot of 32 mugs dating to the late 19th and early 20th centuries and enough to get a collector started, are expected to sell for $100 to $200. The 21 by 74 inch pine invalid bed, which basically rests on the floor and is one of many pieces of furniture in the auction ranging from William and Mary to contemporary, should sell for $100 to $150.

Pook Pook variety sale. at the gallery at 463 E. Lancaster Ave., Downingtown. The lots include such items as American Indian artifacts, collectible shaving mugs, a pine invalid bed, and a water clock almost all in the three figure price range.

That is where hunting ducks for sport and commerce and the creation of decoys to lure them traditionally began in the mid 19th century. Both spread up and down the river, and Men Canada Goose Hybridge Jacket Black Nz then later to other duck hunting centers including Barnegat Bay and the Chesapeake, where Mitchell flourished.

The water clock, a late version of a timekeeping device that is almost as old as the sundial, is one of several items being sold off by the National Watch and Clock Museum of Columbia, Pa. It has a presale estimate of $50 to $100. to sale time. For further information, call 610 269 4040.

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Sunday's sale features a dowitcher made by the Dodge Decoy Factory of Detroit ($6,000 to $8,000) and a Canada goose made by the Mason Decoy Co., also of Detroit ($6,000 to $9,000).

With extensive sales planned by such family owned auction companies as Frank Frank and Pook Pook, plus a third event to be conducted at the Rhoads Rhoads Auction Center, this weekend promises bidding that will be fast and furious. at 215 E. Main St. tomorrow at the Parkertown firehouse, 2 miles to the north, where it will do free appraisals, according to Jon Frank, whose son, Alex, is the other Frank.

Sunday's sale includes half a dozen decoys by Caleb R. Marter Sr. of Burlington; two pintails by George Murray of Beverly; and an early black duck by Tom Fitzpatrick of Delanco ($2,500 to $3,500). Also, a hollow carved high head swan made in Tullytown by White in 1985 has a presale estimate of $10,000 to $12,000.

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