THE MARY BELESTRI COLLECTION
was sold at auction
July 12, 2018
preceding the 2018 PITCA Convention in Pittsburgh, PA.
Auctioneer: Hartzell Auction Gallery
PRICES REALIZED on Live Auctioneers
This auction of items from Mary Balestri's collection contained over 500 wonderful irons in many styles. It included Rare Gophering "snake" Charcoal Irons, Tailoring, Combination, Fluters, Electric, Box, Detachable Handle, Goffering, Liquid Fuel, Amazok, Swans, Polishing, Sad and many more Irons.
This amazing collection of antique and vintage pressing irons and trivets was acquired from all over the world. There were over 1,700 irons as well as other related items. The Auctioneer was 208 Auctions LLC of Nampa, Idaho.
Phase I of the auction ended on 11/16/17. Here are the Prices Realized.
Phase II of this auction ended on 2/01/18. Here are the Prices Realized.
Auction was presented by Fahey Sale of Glencoe, MN.
This auction ended on 11/13/17. Here are the Prices Realized.
Auction included U.S. and foreign irons, the "Owatonna" iron, the "Bill Glover" iron, Lionstone whiskey decanter with tailor, silver chafing dish heated by an iron, framed advertisements for early 1900's irons, figurines, children's laundry toys, "Tiggy-Winkle" items, Black Americana memorabilia, wash day relics, fairy lamp candle holders, and more.
The Vintage Antique Iron Sale Catalog with Prices Realized is available on LiveAuctioneers.
The Auction Listing with Prices Realized is on Proxibid.
Link to color Auction Catalog http://www.hessauctiongroup.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/12-3-2016-catalog.pdf
Mangle: Lot 235
Irons: Lots 359-385
Trivets: Lot 373
Link to LiveAuctioneers Prices Realized https://new.liveauctioneers.com/catalog/96095_december-catalog-auction
Conestoga Auction Company, 768 Graystone Road, Manheim, PA 17545
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Sold by William J. Jenack Auctioneers on Live Auctioneers for $6000: the original US Patent Model for the Barnes Swan-On-Swan Sad Iron, patented December 11, 1877. Height 4.5" and length 6.5". The attached note stated it was found in the debris of the Patent Office Fire of 1877.
Fahey Auctions: William Fink Collection of Irons & Trivets
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500 Lots of Antique & Collectible Pressing Irons and Related Items
Location: The Hilton Hotel Airport Mall of America, 3800 American Blvd East, Bloomington, Minnesota 55425, USA
Prices Realized are posted on Proxibid
A collection of irons was sold at absolute Auction in Florida on Sunday, January 26th.
2528 30th Avenue N
St. Petersburg, FL 33713
Above: Lot 1381
19th C LAUNDRY STOVE IRON HEATER. Flat top cast iron sold with 7 irons, measures 28'' tall, the top is 10'' dia.
Price Realized: $450
Above: Lot 1382
CAST IRON LAUNDRY STOVE HEATER: Rectangular shape with trivet top, hold 6 irons. Sold with a Chappee #4 flat iron. Measures approx. 10'' tall x 11'' x 6.5''.
CONDITION: With wear, all but one support post gone.
Price Realized = $300
Above & Below: Lot 1383
LIFETIME COLLECTION OF PRESSING IRONS: Approx. 70 pieces to include goffering irons, flat irons, children irons, travel and fuel irons. Names you will see are Acme Carbon Iron, Le Parisiene, JF Wood, Pluto by Consolidated Electric, Ever Ready, Bugolette, Cinderella, Paris, Golden. Sold with reference books and the consignors' personal photos and notes. This is more than a collection, this was a passion.
Price Realized: $1,100
William Bunch Auctions
& Appraisals, LLC
October 7, 2013
One Hillman Drive
Chadds Ford, PA 19317
This October 7, 2013 Auction included 2 Estate Iron & Trivet collections.
See Lot numbers 7001 - 7247.
BUNTE Auctions Royal Bayreuth & Collectibles Saturday, September 29th, 2012
Lots 156-222 were all Brass Trivets.
The John & Nancy Upchurch Collection
December 13, 2008
This was an amazing lifetime collection presented by LiveAuctioneers with a wide variety of fine antiques & collectibles. Some of the cast iron trivets offered were quite rare.
Horseshoe Plaque Trivets, #2354-2364, on page 18.
Trivets (including Rimbys), #2482-2496, on page 24-25.
Here's a List of Prices Realized on the Trivets only.
Old Barn Auction, LLC, Findlay, Ohio
Presented by Live Auctioneers
The Old Barn Auction is proud to announce the wonderful collection of Sad Irons & Trivets of Mr. Eugene Mosholder from Florida. This auction is scheduled for June 28, 2008 at 10:00 AM EASTERN TIME. He has been collecting for a long time and has accumulated some great items. This collection will satisfy the beginner to the most advanced and experienced collectors.
On Friday, April 8, 2005 Old Barn Auction featured the Collection of Miniature Irons & Trivets from Bob & Jackie Stewart of South Dakota. This collection consists of 400 lots for the beginner to the most advance collector.
The prices realized are posted with each image.