Auction Details

FLORENCE ADAMS ESTATE AUCTION  -  Live Auction


Dates
Starts: Thu, Sep 7 at 10:00 AM US/Eastern


FLORENCE ADAMS ESTATE AUCTION
DEXTER CITY AUCTION GALLERY
SEPT. 7 THURSDAY 2023 AT 10 AM.

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There will be an auction at the Adams house in Parkersburg on Thursday, September 7, 2023, starting at 10 am. This iconic two and a half story landmark adjacent to City Park was built in the 1920’s by Dr. Charles Adams and has been occupied by his family until the death of his youngest daughter, Florence who lived to be 90 years old. Contents of the entire home and yard will be sold at the auction.

Dr. Charles Adams graduated from dental school in 1916. He and his son were well known dentists in Parkersburg for many years, and Items from his son’s estate will be brought to the Park Avenue location to be included in the auction. Along with various ca 1950’s items related to dentistry, one of the distinctive items for sale is a large 3-section, 4-door, 26-drawer original oak dental cabinet.
Florence Adams graduated with a bachelor’s degree and a Certificate of Piano from the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music and went on to get a master’s degree in Rochester, NY. She then attended Julliard School of Music in NYC. She taught music at local colleges until her retirement. She was the original owner of a 1970 Model L Steinway Grand piano which will be included in the auction. The piano will be inside the home and will only be available to see by appointment or with permission on the day of the sale. Call Randy Clark at 740-706-0417 to schedule an appointment. In preparation for the sale, the piano was tuned by a certified Steinway piano technician in July 2023, who stated this was the finest Steinway he has seen. There are numerous other small instruments included in the sale.
Other items to be included in the contents of the house are furniture and antiques prior to the 1920’s. Other items include lots of early dental items including cabinets, tools, etc., early cast iron items, stoneware, mounted game on black forest, dining room, bedroom, living room furniture, ca 1840 Eli Terry weight clock, lot Victorian furniture, pottery, lots of heavy carved furniture, large cast iron urn on stand, early kitchen items, early oak s-roll top desk, lots of musical instruments including auto harp, xylophones, sitar, old swords, cylinder graphophone, several barrister bookcases, old trunks, railroad lanterns, military items, old board games, doll babies, old boy and girl scout items, several Donaghho stone jars from Parkersburg, oak filing cabinets,, cast iron hitching post, coins, jewelry, and many other items. A more detailed list of items to be sold at the auction can be found at www.randyclark.auction.
Auctioneers note: Plan to spend the day. Very nice old-time auction. No internet bidding. If you like to root and dig, this is the auction for you. Still many items to be found.
Parking is available at Parkersburg City Park.
Terms: Cash, credit card or good check. 10% buyers fee on all purchases.
Randy Clark & Associates. Auctioneers: Randy Clark, Ryan Beardsley, Ed Williams



RANDY CLARK & ASSOC. AUCTIONEERS
AUCTIONEERS – RANDY CLARK, ED WILLIAMS, RYAN BEARDSLEY
AUCTION MANAGER - DAKOTA KEENE

FOOD: TBA
(AS-IS NO RETURN POLICY)
RANDYCLARK.BIDWRANGLER.COM
740-783-8000


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