40th Anniversary Auction

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Winning bids are posted and winners will be  notified shortly.  Thanks to all who participated!

November 6, 10am – 2pm

We have 40 great items for you to choose from.  In addition to the website, you can place your bids by going to the physical auction at the Nature Center Classroom on the day.   Items will be on display.

Both in person and online bidding will begin at 10:00 on the 6th. Online bidding will occur on this page with a form that will be available only during the bidding hours.  Online items will be updated every half hour to reflect the highest bid until 1:30 when we will update every 10 minutes or so until 1:59 when all bidding ends.

Hopefully the day will be nice. We will also be there with our hoodies, tee shirts and more. Our photo winners Calendar will be available for $10.

All Lots will begin at $5.

Items marked with ‘RESERVE’ will not be awarded to any bid under the reserved price. 

‘VALUE’ is only an indication of what the estimated or actual value of the item is, and does not indicate a starting or reserve price.

Thanks to those who donated items

We wish to thank these donors for some really great items:

The Deshais Family * The Muth Family * The Canning Family * Carol Giardi * Pam Coates Gagnon * Lisa Bress * Don and Barbara Trinks * Timothy Milligan * Doug and Jean Kelly * Ruth Fahrbach

Auction Lot Previews

Current bid:

$ 10

Lenox Candy Dishes

Each of these lovely bowls is 5″ in diameter and ready for your candy delights.

valued at : $40

LOT #1

Current bid:

$ 25

Bart’s and Beanery Gift Certificate

Know someone who is craving a foot long hot dog or some curly fries, or a scrumptious sandwich from the Beanery, then this is the lot for you.

valued at : $25

LOT #2

Current bid:

$ 10

Wine Stopper

Save this made-in-Canada, Kitras Art Glass wine stopper for your best wines.

valued at : $26

LOT #3

Current bid:

$ 5

Candle Sticks

Crystal Vintage Lenox Candlesticks are 5” high

valued at : $25

LOT #4

Current bid:

$ 5

Vase/Candlestick

At 71/2” this Princess House vase/candlestick is handblown crystal and waiting for your flowers or your candles.

valued at : $20

LOT #5

Current bid:

$ 32

Map of Windsor

This map is not for your glove compartment. Mounted and framed and ready to hang in your home or office.

valued at : $50

LOT #6

Current bid:

$ 21

Smith and Hawken Decorative Wreath

21” in diameter, this lovely wreath is made from sisal husk.

valued at : $60

LOT #7

Current bid:

$ 20

Candles

Candles and more. Included in this assortment is large bayberry Yankee Candle, 1 large Moonlit American home candle and 1 small Home-Sweet-Home Yankee Candle. Also comes with a topper lamp and ring.

valued at : $90

LOT #8

Current bid:

$ 5

Longchamp Wine Glasses

This is a set of 8 vintage crystal wine glasses ready for your holiday table.

valued at : $60

LOT #9

Current bid:

UNSOLD

Brooks Brother Scarf

A lovely flowered scarf made of silk.

valued at : $50

LOT #10

Current bid:

$ 20

1000 PC. Eurographic 3D Puzzles

When complete these 3’ wide puzzles will take you to Paris and Prague with a 3-D view.

valued at : $40

LOT #11

Current bid:

$ 40

One Song Biscotti Gift Certificate

Will get you 2-dozen biscotti – great for your next tea party or save it for yourself to enjoy.

valued at : $30

LOT #12

Current bid:

UNSOLD

Heaven on Earth CD

Relax with this musical video that is sure to sooth the soul.

valued at : $10

LOT #13

Current bid:

UNSOLD

Mariah Weigert Painting

“Daydream Drips in Blue” – This painting will brighten up any room.

valued at : $60

LOT #14

Current bid:

$ 30

Biker Drawings

These biker drawings are matted and framed and depict whimsical scenes circa 1900.

valued at : $50

LOT #15

Current bid:

$ 10

3-in-1 Charter Club Blanket

In time for the coming winter, this blanket can be used as a wrap, a throw, or a blanket. Any way that you chose to use it, it will keep you warm and cozy.

valued at : $30

LOT #16

Current bid:

$ 25

Amethyst Rock

For the collector in your life, this is an amethyst rock with Dolomite and Calcite. Dimension are 8X4X4.

valued at : $50

LOT #17

Current bid:

$ 60

Flame of the Forest

A Ford Parker original photo – Must be seen to be appreciated!

RESERVE : $60

LOT #18

Current bid:

UNSOLD

World of Ducks

A Ford Parker original photo – Must be seen to be appreciated! Matted

RESERVE : $60

LOT #19

Current bid:

UNSOLD

Finch on a Thistle

A Ford Parker original photo – Must be seen to be appreciated! When you view this picture, you will think that the thistle was added later. Matted

RESERVE : $60

LOT #20

Current bid:

UNSOLD

American Goldfinch

A Ford Parker original photo – Must be seen to be appreciated!

RESERVE : $60

LOT #21

Current bid:

UNSOLD

Eastern Butterflies

A Ford Parker original photo – Must be seen to be appreciated!

This has been framed by our own Roger Nolte.

RESERVE : $95

LOT #22

Current bid:

UNSOLD

Woodland Warbler

A Ford Parker original photo – Must be seen to be appreciated!

RESERVE : $60

LOT #23

Current bid:

$ 12

Blue Necklace

Handmade by local artisan Timothy Milligan

valued at : $25

LOT #24

Current bid:

$ 8

Red Necklace

Handmade by local artisan Timothy Milligan.

valued at : $25

LOT #25

Current bid:

$ 28

Arbonne Skin Care Collection

Set includes herbal detox tea, body lotion and a facial mask for the health of your skin along with a carrying case.

valued at : $60

LOT #26

Current bid:

$ 10

Elvis Collectible Figurines

‘Elvis Lives’ for that big fan in your life. These two come together as one and are in their original-unopened packaging.

valued at : $70+

LOT #27

Current bid:

$ 15

Bird House

Ready for hanging – birds in your yard will just flock to this church and pray that they can make it their own.

valued at : $40

LOT #28

Current bid:

$ 41

MOKA Collection Sports Chair

This posh folding lawn chair is prime for attending sporting events. The chair features a wide-width plush seat with a flip up table on the right and a group of pockets on the left for keeping your valuables close to you. All this in a stylish orange and brown stripe.

valued at : $100+

RESERVE : $40

LOT #29

Current bid:

$ 30

Lego Star Wars Advent Calendar Set

This updated calendar includes a Grogu character which will excite any Star Wars Mandalorian fan.

valued at : $30

LOT #30

Current bid:

$ 5

Stephen King Pop-Up Book

Just for the Stephen King fans in your life. Who, but Stephen King would make a mystery-thriller into a pop-up book? But what fun as a gift to a Stephen King fan! (Still in original Wrapper)

valued at : $10

LOT #31

Current bid:

$ 110

Car Detailing Certificate

Carstar – East Hartford, CT – Wash and wax exterior of car – Wet sand and buff light scratches – Clean wheels and tires – Clean windows inside and out – Vacuum rugs, door jams and trunk – Shampoo rugs – Clean seats – Remove tar, polish chrome as needed.

valued at : $150

LOT #32

Current bid:

$ 525

Lon Pelton Sculpture

True to form Lon has given us a thought-provoking piece entitled “Survival of the Fittest” that can be yours to display. This piece also has movement as it bends.

valued at : $750

RESERVE : $100

LOT #33

Current bid:

$ 195

Hamilton Tickets - Bushnell

*Orchestra Seating!

This certificate is for the June 22nd, 2022 performance at the Bushnell Memorial venue.

valued at : $300

LOT #34

Current bid:

$ 5

Family Party Game

“Who Am I? Great for all ages – for your party nights.

valued at : $18

LOT #35

Current bid:

$ 5

Corsica Tray

This tray is a 12” x 20” ceramic tray ready for your holiday serving in style.

valued at : $25

LOT #36

Current bid:

$ 5

Snowman Mugs and Mona Lisa sign

These whimsical mugs will hold your winter beverages nicely although the accompanying sign specifies its’ preferred contents.

valued at : $25

LOT #37

Current bid:

$ 30

Sugar House Photo

This photo is of our own sugar house and is matted and framed.

valued at : $50

LOT #38

Current bid:

$ 35

NWP Basket

Maple syrup made at NWP – 2022 NWP calendar – A year’s membership to the park –  NWP Backpack – NWP Water Bottle.

LOT #39

Current bid:

$ 5

Beanie Baby Basket

An assortment of these fun collectibles.

valued at : $25

LOT #40

Current bid:

$ 22

Warming Shed Photo

This photo is of our own warming shed and pond and is matted and framed.

valued at : $50

LOT #41