(Archive) Antique Auction May 22, 2011
Antique Estate Auction from the estates David Kenyon, P. Moore and K. Bird. Furniture, Collectibles, Military, Aviation Artifacts, Gold and Sterling Jewelry and Original Art.
Beautiful 1900's Ash bed with carving, vintage wicker dining table with 6 chairs, European wardrobe, English Art Nouveau bed, dresser and vanity, Mahogany drop front desk with claw feet and bookcase, Early American spool 4-poster bed, Victorian dresser, Arts & Crafts library desk, Oak curio, Dresden porcelain lace figurines, Cottage Ware pottery by Price, Lenox fine china, elegant cut crystal, sterling hollow ware, Gaudy Welsh pottery, 10K and 14K gold rings, ladies 18K Omega wrist watch, vintage Gruen watches, Navajo turquoise necklaces, gold and sterling charm bracelets, Cherry amber faceted beaded necklace, Mexican sterling pins, costume jewelry, Ansel Adams signed book, photo and letter, stained glass window by famed artist Roger Darricarrere and other original paintings and watercolors.
From the estate of David Kenyon, Military Pilot and Lockheed Marketing Director Aviation/Naval. Hundreds of letters, autographed photos, books, military patches and metals, aviation artifacts and original artwork stemming from his life long career. David's brother was famed pilot Herbert Hollick-Kenyon, who piloted Lincoln Ellsworth's historical exploratory flight to the Antarctic in 1935. RADM Richard Byrd wrote: "Your flight was one of the greatest in all aviation history". David, a pilot as well was a member of the 115th Observatory Squadron 1937 – 1940. His first flight was in 1935 in an OX6 Bird biplane and then in "Early Bird" Jack Irwin's OX5 Bird. Kenyon also barnstormed with race pilot Harry Crosby in his Fokker Super Universal. His wartime service was with the 435th Bombardment Squadron. Ten years followed as Lockheed's Regional Service Manager assigned to 10 major Constellation operating airlines. He joined Capt. Eddie Rickenbacker on his 1949 Latin American tour. Lockheed retirement came as a Marketing Director after 40 years in the association with 34 Lockheed models.
We are conveniently located in Eugene with easy access off I-5 take the Belt Line Rd. West exit, travel west to Santa Clara/River Rd. Exit and turn South (left), on to River Rd. go one block and turn left on River Ave., we are next to McDonalds.