CET Action Auction Items

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"Jennifer" Doll


Item Category: Collectibles/Memorabilia


Who could resist a precious little doll?  Dressed for an outing in the snow, Jennifer is in her red velveteen outfit with delicate lace trim, a furry white cap, white stockings and her black Mary Janes.  She is designed by artist Yolanda Bello for the Ashton-Drake Galleries Picture-Perfect Babies collection.  In her original box, she is sure to please any doll collector.


Donor:


Donor Value: $75


1882 Leather Bound Shakespeare Set


Item Category: Collectibles/Memorabilia


With a high bid you can own this wonderful pictorial edition of the Works of William Shakespeare edited by Charles Knight and published in 1881 and 1882. These treasures are full leather bound with gilt edges, raised bands, dentelle leather and gilt finish on moire endpapers. Even if you are not a Shakespeare enthusiast these books will look impressive on your book shelf.


Donor: Duttenhofer's Books


Donor Value: $250


1976 Reds Championship Bat


Item Category: Collectibles/Memorabilia


Are you a true Big Red Machine fan? If so this 1976 Reds Championship Bat is for you. This highly prized "Red" edition bat was donated by Coins Plus in Florence, Cincinnati’s rare coin and bullion dealer since 1972.  The bat is red with gold shaded facsimile signatures of the entire Reds team and has “Cincinnati Reds World Championships 1976” in bold letters on the barrel.

 

This World Series bat was produced to honor - who else - the "Big Red Machine", otherwise known as the 1976 World Champion Cincinnati Reds. Several All-Stars and rostered players are honored on the barrel of this bright red trophy bat with brilliant gold details and facsimile signatures, including Rose, Foster, Griffey, Perez, Bench and Concepcion.

 

This special collectible bat is now available to the highest bidder. Don’t let this opportunity slip away!


Donor: Coins Plus


Donor Value: $500


Antique Hat Sizer/Blocker


Item Category: Collectibles/Memorabilia


Here is something truly unique for the antique lover. This wooden instrument was used to size and block a hat in the days when no well-dressed gentleman went out without a head cover. It is about 7 1/2 inches across and adjusts sizing with the center screw. It could be a fun piece of wall décor.


Donor: Friend of CET


Donor Value: $75


Antique Pair of Wooden Shoes Lathes


Item Category: Collectibles/Memorabilia


Ever wonder how those slim pointed-toe shoes were shaped and sized? Wonder no more as you can be the happy owner of this pair of antique shoe lathes. Notice they have the raised heel and there are three side screws to adjust the length.


Donor: Friend of CET


Donor Value: $75


Antique Tools


Item Category: Collectibles/Memorabilia


Some handyman tools change over time and others remain essentially the same. This set of antique tools includes a drill, hammer, tongs, mallet, shovel and a punch. They may be antiques but they can still work.


Donor: Friend of CET


Donor Value: $150


Cast Bronze Bell


Item Category: Collectibles/Memorabilia


Not only beautiful to see but practical as well, this cast bronze bell from the world famous Verdin Company will last for years. It can sit among your collectibles or maybe use it to call your children in from play. We have one of these 5 inch tall bells for each of the two highest bidders.


Donor: The Verdin Company


Donor Value: $41


Cast Bronze Bell


Item Category: Collectibles/Memorabilia


This 6 inch tall bell is a small example of the wonderful cast bronze bells produced by the world-famous Verdin Company. It will look great sitting on your mantle or among your other collectibles. Cast bronze is both beautiful and long wearing. We have one for each of the two top bidders.


Donor: The Verdin Company


Donor Value: $57


Downton Abbey: The Complete SetView History


Item Category: Collectibles/Memorabilia


For any diehard Downton Abbey fan, this package has it all!  Enjoy all six seasons of the multi-award winning series with this limited edition collector's set which includes a hardcover book with 22 discs featuring all 52 episodes and over 13 hours of bonus video.  Complete the package with life size cutouts of Mr. Carson and the Dowager Countess of Grantham, a working pull bell, and items for your tea.  Best of all is a CET membership for a year.  


Donor: CET Membership Department


Donor Value: $270


Frank Sinatra Collectible Doll


Item Category: Collectibles/Memorabilia


All of you of a certain age probably have fond memories of that ultimate crooner, Frank Sinatra. This collector doll stands 12 inches high and depicts the singer in his recording days with a music stand showing sheet music for his theme song, "I Did it My Way". Frank may be gone but this replica can linger on.


Donor: Janet Schulte


Donor Value: $100


Gift Certificate


Item Category: Collectibles/Memorabilia


Located near Hyde Park Square, City Mouse Country Mouse specializes in 18th and 19th century English, American, and continental antiques. Use this gift certificate to find just the right accessory for your home. Must be used before September 30, 2017.


Donor:


Donor Value: $75


Grandma's Girl by Hummel


Item Category: Collectibles/Memorabilia


This figurine stands approximately 4" tall. It features a young girl on her way through the woods to her grandmother house. Issued in 1991, this collectors treasure has the Goebel Bee mark and is number 561 in the Hummel collection.


Donor: Friend of CET


Donor Value: $75


Handcrafted Roadshow Sign


Item Category: Collectibles/Memorabilia


Now you, too, can have an Antiques Roadshow of your very own. This hand-crafted sign is 39 inches long and 5 1/2 inches high. The lettering is on burlap that is then attached to the distressed wood backing. What a fun addition to your home décor.


Donor: Ft. Thomas Antiques and Design Center


Donor Value: $75


Jim Shore "Bless This Kitchen"


Item Category: Collectibles/Memorabilia


Jim Shore figurines are very distinctive and collectors cherish them. Add this "Kitchen Angel" to your collection or make it the beginning of one.


Donor:


Donor Value: $34


Jim Shore "Mother's Love"


Item Category: Collectibles/Memorabilia


Depicting a tender interaction between mother and daughter, this distinctive Jim Shore figurine is sure to be a cherished part of your collection.


Donor: Friend of CET


Donor Value: $30


Jim Shore "Stitching With Love"


Item Category: Collectibles/Memorabilia


This distinctive Jim Shore figurine "Stitched with Love" will be a cherished addition to your collection or perhaps a gift for the quilter you know.


Donor: Friend of CET


Donor Value: $35


Limited Edition Panoramic Parks Book


Item Category: Collectibles/Memorabilia


The beauty and variety of the expansive Cincinnati parks system is captured in this exquisite coffee table book.  This limited edition book, number 132 of 250, was autographed by renowned landscape photographer, Thomas R. Schiff.  Even a casual look will make you appreciated what a gem we have in our parks.


Donor: Friend of CET


Donor Value: $50


Longaberger "Holly" Candles


Item Category: Collectibles/Memorabilia


Add an elegant touch to your holiday table. This set of candle holders will accommodate several sizes of candles for your home décor. The 7 inch base will hold a 4 inch pillar candle. There is a 4 1/2 inch crock-style holder with a candle and a pair of votive holders. All are decorated with a  holly design.


Donor: Friend of CET


Donor Value: $68


Longaberger "Holly" Set


Item Category: Collectibles/Memorabilia


Add a little cheer to your holiday table with this set of Longaberger ceramics. There is a toothpick holder and sweetener holder and a pair of mugs. All are made in the traditional ivory color with a small holly design.


Donor: Friend of CET


Donor Value: $90


Longaberger "Little Star" Basket


Item Category: Collectibles/Memorabilia


Where will you use this lovely Longaberger basket?  An 8 inch star-shape, it is about 3 inches deep and includes a plaid liner and clear protector. There is also a Woodcrafter lid on this piece from the 2001 collection.


Donor: Friend of CET


Donor Value: $65


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