Editor's note: The following information comes from Chester County Community Foundation. The information below is taken from the attached PDF.
FRIENDS & COLLEAGUES OF JOSIAH HIBBERD ARE INVITED TO A SPECIAL AUCTION
GREAT VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL HIBBERD SCHOLARSHIP FUND
In his estate plans, beloved Great Valley teacher Josiah Hibberd made arrangements to create a scholarship fund to benefit GVHS.
Mr. Hibberd directed that his entire estate be sold, and the proceeds from the sale benefit the newly established Hibberd GVHS Scholarship Fund.
Bunch’s Auction House is holding a special Hibberd Estate Auction on
Sat., Feb. 9 beginning at 9 a.m. Please join us as we carry out Josiah Hibberd’s wishes.
WILLIAM BUNCH AUCTIONS AND APPRAISALS 1 HILLMAN DRIVE, CHADDS FORD, PA 19317
Per Mr. Hibberd’s wishes, the Hibberd GVHS Scholarship Fund is administered by the Chester County Community Foundation on behalf of GVHS.
(610) 696-8211 firstname.lastname@example.org www.chescocf.org
JOSIAH HIBBERD ESTATE AUCTION SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2013 AT 9 AM
TO BE HELD IN THE SALESROOMS OF WILLIAM BUNCH AUCTIONS AND APPRAISALS 1 HILLMAN DRIVE, CHADDS FORD, PA 19317
We will be selling the amazingly diverse collections of Josiah Hibberd on Saturday, February 9, 2012 beginning at 9 AM. The proceeds of this auction will benefit a scholarship fund being established and administered by the Chester County Community Foundation for the benefit of Great Valley High School graduating seniors pursuing teaching careers. We will begin with furniture at 9 AM sharp, and will proceed throughout the balance of the morning and afternoon selling diverse and large collections as follows. This is a partial listing. These collections were contained in Josiah Hibberd’s two completely packed side by side homes in West Chester.
Furniture: Spinning wheels, walking wheels, many modern and vintage curio cabinets, round oak table, oak sideboard, early arched glazed door corner cupboard, dovetailed blanket chests, mahogany and oak tall chests,
mahogany 4 post bed, revolving oak bookcase, carved rosewood Victorian center table, Mission oak rocker, schoolmasters desk, 4 Mission oak DR chairs, ladder-back armchair, 2 oak roll front storage cabinets, 4 slat ladderback rocker with bulbous stretcher, more.
Clocks: Mission oak tall clock, cuckoo clock, modern hall clock, carriage clock, 6 tambour clocks, china case clock, stagecoach clock, Ingraham schoolhouse clock, double dial calendar clock, brass ships clock, brass steam gauge, 2 Victorian mantle clocks, Victorian style mantle clocks, 2 Mission wall clocks, more.
Antique record players: 4 Edison cylinder phonographs, 2 Edison horns, Mahogany tabletop Victrola, Nipper figurines, more.
Collectibles: 100+ sports bobblehead figures, dozens of Disney figurines, beer steins, 100’s of arrowheads, mannequins, stuffed animals, fish, and birds, mounted long horn steer, vintage stuffed toys, modern collectors trucks,
antique musical instruments including drums, xylophones, guitars, autoharp, German violin, folk art pipes, cast iron doorstops, coffee grinders, decoys, bird and animal figurines, Batman figurines, candle molds, 20” carved figure of Abraham Lincoln, 9 reproduction carousel horse figures, jockey figurine, replica cigar store Indians, totem pole, carved and painted American eagle, shrunken head, seashells, coral, Native American composite and plaster busts, Copenhagen and Hummel figurines, majolica pottery, collectors plates, colored and clear pattern glass, iron and tine kitchen and primitive collectibles, Royal Doulton, brass padlocks, cameras, Avon, geode crystals, stereo viewers, hand cranked film projector, lanterns, much, much more!!
Toys: The “Wonder Horse”, a platform rocking horse, carbide cannons and military figurines, dolls, horse drawn toys, cast iron banks, 100’s of die cast and plastic military and other collectible figurines, much more!!
Militaria: Extensive and varied collection of uniforms, hats, ribbons, medals, 15-20 replicas of early suits of armor, samurai and other swords, gun collection including flintlock & percussion rifles and pistols, powder horns and flasks,
cannon balls, air rifles, early shotguns, many ship and plane models, tank models, 100’s of books, 1⁄2 hull Titanic, o/c Civil War Tomb Memorial, busts of military and political figures, American flags, fire department and military buttons and epaulets, more ,more, more!!!
Books & Ephemera: Breou’s Farm Atlas of Chester County, military books, local history, collection of Big Little Books, much, much, more!!!
100’s of Framed and Unframed Fine Art & Prints: Seascape o/c by George Wright, 1893, Edward Lis, many oils, watercolors and other original art depicting military scenes, local landscapes and architecture, Wyeth, Jamison, Sculthorpe & Rubincam prints, more!
Preview: Friday, February 8th from 2 PM until 6 PM, Saturday from 8 AM
Terms: 13% Buyer’s Premium, 3% discount for cash or equivalent. V/MC/Disc accepted
The following items will be sold on Tuesday, February 19 in the same salesroom in a cataloged sale
of antiques, and decorative and fine art:
Collectible Signatures and Autographs: Presidential: Woodrow Wilson, Franklin Pearce, Martin Van Buren, RARE Zachery Taylor officer’s commission, Theodore Roosevelt, Jimmy & Rosalyn Carter. Other: Major Robert
Anderson, General P. G. T. Beauregard, General Fremont, Rudyard Kipling, Weir Mitchell, Charles Major, William Cullen Bryant.
Furniture: Early PA walnut slant front desk, walnut Chippendale Chester County tall case clock descended in the Hibberd family attributed to Caleb Hibberd, Willistown Township, early PA walnut dish top birdcage candlestand, PA architectural pine corner cupboard, PA walnut Queen Ann drop leaf table with trifid feet.
Fine Art: George Cope oil of Lake Worth, Florida, (2) Philip Jamison watercolors. For more information, contact:
WILLIAM BUNCH AUCTIONS AND APPRAISALS
1 HILLMAN DRIVE, CHADDS FORD, PA 19317
(610) 558-1800 email@example.com www.williambunchauctions.com/