George Washington Inaugural Button - RARE!

SOLD!  $30,000!

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40th Anniversary – 27th Annual Cabin Fever Auction!!!

FATHER’S DAY, JUNE 16, 2019 – Cabin Fever Part 2! Catalog and early bidding will be opening soon!27th Annual Cabin Fever Auction!!!


The estate treasures keep pouring in and we are uncovering and lotting new treasures daily!!!  Check back often for updates and new lots!

 This year will be one of the most spectacular Cabin Fever Estates Auctions we’ve had in our 40 years in business!  You will be participating in a walk back in time starting with the 1940’s through the 1950’s of the Golden Age of Hollywood and Glamour Girls!  Illustrator art of model, Helen Mueller of Mount Claire New Jersey, including her personal collection of pictures, photographs, clothing, collections, and oriental treasures.  Her husband, William H. Geyer, was a star football player in the 1940’s with Colgate University and 3 seasons with the Chicago Bears, including their championship 1946 season.  Estate items from the architecturally splendid home in Mt. Claire New Jersey will also feature his personal football memorabilia, mounts from his many African safaris and big game hunts, plus decorative items from all over the world. 

Items from a life long antique collection from a beautiful colonial home in Washington Depot, CT will be up for auction, featuring some very hard to find beautiful pieces of Meissen China, fabulous artwork, many pieces from New York City, beautiful fine antique furniture, and many other unique and beautiful cherished items.  One of the featured items will be an unbelievable marble top credenza, attributed to Allan Brothers carving in Philadelphia.  This piece is a true one of a kind, unbelievable piece which includes bronze/copper plaques, carvings of grapes, nuts, horseshoes, and horse feet.  This one is not to be missed!

Then we follow to a family who lived on the same 6 acre mountaineside home for over 100 years.  The owners have collections of museum quality and held the key to 100 years of great artifacts, many from the Litchfield County area.  Featured and a very rare find is a George Washington inaugural button.  A similar one just sold for over $225,000 at a Texas auction.  This button is part of over a thousand buttons, sewn onto cards and unbelievable in variety and scope.  Also includes a massive, 1,000 bell collection, minerals, seashells, geodes, arrowhead and Indian artifacts, first day cover and stamp collection, coins, jewelry, hat pin collection, hand fans (close to 800 Victorian era ladies fans), Girl Scout Collection, carved RJ Horner, New York carved quality oak furnishings, sewing, post cards, wood working tools, clocks, books and paper memorabilia.  The real estate will also be up for auction that day.  Mary Helen Levine, Broker will hold the listing for the 6 acre parcel and home.  Visit, or contact Mary Helen Levine, Broker at 203-525-4753 for more information regarding the real estate.

These and other estate collections will be offered in 1 day in one unbelievable fabulous auction, undoubtedly the biggest one held in CT and/or New England in one day.

Many of these pieces will be sold in lots, the way we find them, with wonderful opportunities for buyers all throughout the auction.

This is one not to be missed!  If you have any questions, please call Tim Chapulis, Auctioneer at 860-459-0964.  Visit for preview and online bidding.  This auction will be held online only.

Tim chapulis (auctioneer) (860) 459-0964
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Thank you Tim for all of your help in making our move less stressful. You were patient and gave me your time every time I called you, explaining the process and how everything was going to work with your buyers. The buyer that you hooked me up with, Brian, was wonderful to deal with and came on the scheduled date to take everything that I was getting rid of away. It was seamless and there was nothing for me to do. Brian & his two helpers did everything and they were wonderful too. I’m so glad that I contacted you Tim, my husband and I are very appreciative..this took a lot of burden and stress off of us with our move. Thanks again.

Sincerely, Tracey