- Location: 56 Beech Road, Englewood, NJ
- Dates and Times: 9/15 & 16 10-4pm (note extra hour)
– (No Sunday Hours)
– Numbers Friday At 9 am to allow for an organized entry into the home
- Directions: Rt 4; Exit Jones Rd; Right Palisades; Immediate Right Beech; (House cannot be seen from road); Parking on the road according to town regulations; Enter Drive as the road curves left by the Miron Properties Realtor red sign……….: Customers will be allowed to drive in only for pick ups and disabled person drop offs!!!!!!!!!!
– Find the house on Google maps
– Please observe parking signs.
– Only pickups can park in drive & disabled can be dropped off.
- PLEASE bring your own bags, boxes & packing materials. We will not be providing these in accordance with NJ law. This is a good way to recycle your own boxes, newspapers, etc. That’s what we are about – RECYCLING!!!!!!
- Safety Precautions:
– This is a small home. We will accommodate as many people as is safe & according to current guidelines.
– Please STAY at least 6 feet apart as you wait online outside & at the cash desk.
– We appreciate your patience!!
- This is a private home – no food or drinks allowed & NO use of bathrooms.
- Everything sold as is. Please inspect purchases carefully as there are NO REFUNDS.
- Please contact Ann or Anneliese for details:
– Anneliese 201-264-6023
– Ann 201-264-6103
– Texting can be faster!!
- Moving Quotes & Local pick up: you can text or call one of our movers for a quote to move larger items:
– FTL Delivery Services – Frank 845-826-6709
– Get It Moving LLC – Nick 201-893-4332 & Tony 201-893- 5650
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Greetings tag salers!! We are back after a brief summer break and boy are we back with a great sale!!! We are honored to be the company to bring you the estate sale at Dr John K. Lattimer’s Englewood home. Dr Lattimer (1914-2007) was a prominent urologist who received his degrees from Columbia University. He is renowned for all his medical achievements as well as his service in the US Army during WWII, his work as a doctor during the Nuremberg Trials, his
work on JF Kennedy’s assassination, as well as his many many collections (historical, medical & military memorabilia). He was a doctor foremost but also a collector and author – Kennedy and Lincoln: A Medical and Ballistic Comparison of Their Assassinations (1980); and Hitler’s Fatal Sickness and Other Secrets of the Nazi Leaders (1999). He also wrote a book about the history of Englewood, “This Was Early Englewood”. There is a little bit of EVERYTHING in the home all
the way down to a taxidermy cobra!
Although quite a bit of his collections have been sold off at auction over the years, we still have a house full to sell.
Items that will be for sale include:
Historical items: small framed Civil War era 34 star silk flag (attached note says it was purchased from the J. Howard Wert collection 1969); a small envelope containing a piece of wood purported to be from a tree where the Civil War ended; French trifold hanging shaving mirror with provenance letter stating it belonged to Abraham Lincoln; lots of badges / medals / patches (some newer, some from WWII); antique Civil War belt; vintage Native American Plains Indian? “hair pipe bead” breastplate; 4 18th c cut steel sword hangers; carved cassowary bone dagger New Guinea; vintage NY license plates; early iron helmet & shield; 1836 Map of City & County of New York pub’d by JH Colton;
Porcelains: some Herend small pieces; Dresden, Limoges, Aynsley, Royal Copenhagen; Limoges large dinner ware set; set of chargers romantic scene with 22ct overall; large Coalport Indian Tree dinner ware set;Oriental: pair antique Chinese large blue & white vases (both repaired); Chinese carved buddha with puzzle ball; framed antique Qing dynasty Chinese officer rank badge embroidery; heavily carved coffee table with scenic top; set of four framed stone scenic panels; heavily carved marble top taboret / stand; carved lift top chest;
Sterling / gold / silverplate: large set of Wallace “Stradivari” sterling flatware (117 pc no monogram); other sterling hollowware pieces, one pitcher for Dr Lattimer’s tenure as chairman of dept of urology of the American Academy of Pediatrics; Mexican sterling modernist vase set given to Dr Lattimer by the one time President of Mexico Miguel Aleman; 14k gold money clip with inset Viente Pesos gold coin also given by President Miguel Aleman; silver-plate flatware set; other silver-plate engraved pieces (Princeton Univ 1937 track meet where Dr Lattimer broke
school records); four piece Wilcox silver-plate tea / coffee set with fox on lid;
Jewelry; 14k gold & pearl earrings; 14k Movado watch; lots of vintage costume jewelry – Monet…; vintage watches – men’s & ladies;
Art: original John Edward Costigan oil paintings and a number of signed etchings; N. Henry Bingham oil painting of a nude woman; Paul Calle Doolittle & Neil Armstrong unframed lithos; Barye signed bronze iguana; lots of original art by family members; third floor area full of art / prints / photos / frames all yet to be sorted
Crystal/ Glassware: Tiffany, Steuben…(some new in box); two Saratoga Springs Jockey Club decanters; more
Bar ware: brilliant cut decanters; stemware; large vtg Remy Martin cognac bottle in pouring cradle; miniature tantalus; decanter & glasses set; lot of Carlo Moretti cased glass goblets / wine glasses;
Clocks, etc: grandfather clock; bronze figural clock; blue & white mantle clock; antique inlaid barometer; Tiffany desk clock; (**** NO ATMOS CLOCK FOR SALE)
Furniture: antique mahogany flip top tables; inlaid tables; Adams style gilt wood mirrors; antique carved throne & armchairs; antique mahogany leather top potty steps; antique library tables; Victorian chairs & marble top tables; VERY LARGE gilt arch top floral mirror; oval woven bronze framed mirror; mahogany double pedestal dining table with Chippendale style chairs (think of all the famous people who ate there, Katharine Hepburn & Charles Lindbergh
among them…); armchairs; side tables; pair Russel Wright for Conant Ball MCM dressers; Victorian cabinets & case pieces; bedroom pieces; iron daybed; antique mahogany cellarette with brass mounts; Federal style mahogany partner’s desk; leather office chairs; antique mahogany column front sideboard; two small child’s rocking chairs;
Many Hand woven Oriental rugs; scenic tapestry / rug; zebra rug;
Audio / Video / electrical: pair vintage Ohm F series speakers; vintage cameras / accessories; Nikon D90 camera with lens & accessories; Nikon Coolpix 5700; vintage fan;
Seasonal: vintage Christmas – German glitter balls; and much more still boxed yet to be looked at…
Books / Ephemera: from antique to contemporary; fiction to non-fiction; many books on JFK, Lincoln, ballistics / weapons, Napoleon, wars; art books; auction catalogs; medical books; some notes / photos from work he did at Nuremberg trials & on JFK assassination (medical & ballistic, book research); Englewood ephemera; Jackson Heights NY papers / photos; WWI & II some photos / papers; vintage Life & other magazines; many copies of books written by Dr Lattimer; German books; 19th century NY map linen backed; Raw magazine No 3; Civil War era newspapers; notes signed by Katharine Hepburn; Anne Morrow Lindbergh signed books;Medical: some vintage / antique medical bottles & supplies; urologist collection of kidney & bladder stones each encased in hard plastic with scientific names together with a walrus baculum
Miscellaneous: lamps – pair dore bronze candelabra form, porcelain lamps, work lamps, slag glass pair; antique bird cages & automaton; bolts of fabrics & other sewing items (buttons, thimbles, machines..); vintage Columbia University sweaters / track shirts; pens; dore bronze figural candelabra; two round Russian lacquer boxes; lots of baskets;
Vintage sporting: tennis rackets, lacrosse stick, Abercrombie & Fitch polo helmets, vintage golf mesh pattern balls circa 1920-30’s; old track & field shoes (vtg Columbia U. track shirts too); sport footwear & cleats
Clothing / accessories: mostly ladies – from night gowns to Hawaiian dresses; shoes (Baci, Coach, Ferragamo, Crocs, mostly size 8…); hankies; purses (1 vintage LV); vintage perfumes (some still sealed in boxes – Chanle, No 4711, Dior, Givenchy…); vintage Hawaii Kai leis & grass hula skirt & Andrade resort wear; some fur coats; men’s embroidered kimono / jacket; some men’s tuxedos / suits
Linens: bed & table linens; American flags; vintage crazy quilts;
Garage / tools: loaded! garden tools (mowers, blowers, hand tools…..); garden accessories; hand tools / power tools…
Garden / Patio: vintage patio furniture / seating, table & chairs; antique flexible flyer sleds; vintage red peddle tractor; vintage bikes
Kitchen: vintage stemware; Kitchenaid…. more to go through!!
Dolls: antique doll collection – bisque head ones: Simon & Halbig, Armand Marseille Queen Louise, JD Kestner, Grace S. Putnam; vintage international and other dolls
Toys: As we are uncovering and opening a slew of boxes, we are finding many Baby Boomer Generation toys and games:antique Weeden steam engine. There’s a nice collection of 1960s (and 70s) toy guns, cap guns, Marx guns and even a Mattel Tommy Burst! Some 60s-era Horror-Related toys like: the original Mattel Creepy Crawlers molds, Creeple Peeple and Pressman’s Witch Dr. Head Shrinkers Kit. Older Metal Erector Sets; some Marx playlets including Cape Canaveral Missile base; Some Old Pressed Steel Trucks including: -Old Tonka Fire Truck with the fire hydrant and original box, Buddy L Fire Truck, Buddy L Army Truck
There are a few TYCO (NJ Mantua Co.) train sets; a 1950s Looney Tunes lunch box with its thermos; An original Eagle Toys Hockey Night in Canada Game; A Hank (Henry) Aaron Louisville Slugger Baseball Bat. Lots of old plush, including a Disney Pluto Plush with a music wind-up (and it still works)
There are still lots of boxes to go through as well as entire rooms on the third floor and more digging. Check back soon to see what else we uncover!!!!