Articles by Carol Achterhof

 
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Oil on canvas painting by Willard Leroy Metcalf (NY/MA, 1858-1925), “Grazing Sheep on the Coast of Maine, 1877”, one of many fine paintings to be sold in Thomaston Place Auction Galleries' Winter auction on February 6, 7 & 8

Decorative and Native American Arts Featured at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries on Feb 6, 7 & 8

By Carol Achterhof on Jan. 13, 2015, at 2:44 p.m.
THOMASTON, ME: Thomaston Place Auction Galleries’ 3-day winter auction on February 6, 7 & 8 will feature over 1500 lots of fine art, antiques and ethnographic artifacts. The sale on Friday, February 6, will focus on Native American & Tribal Arts, and the Saturday and Sunday, February 7 & 8, …
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Circa 1835 folk art full length portrait of a young girl, one of many important works of art to be sold at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries Winter Fine Art & Antiques Auction on February 7 & 8

Thomaston Place Auction Galleries Winter Fine Art & Antiques Auction

By Carol Achterhof on Jan. 06, 2015, at 2:22 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Location: Thomaston Place Auction Galleries, 51 Atlantic Highway, Thomaston, ME For more information: 207-354-8141; thomastonauction.com Join us at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries’ Winter Fine Art & Antique Auction on February 7 & 8 …
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Circa 1900 rare Northwest Native American carved and polychrome mask, one of over 600 lots of important Native American & Tribal items to be sold at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries on Friday, February 6.

Thomaston Place Auction Galleries Native American & Tribal Arts Auction

By Carol Achterhof on Jan. 06, 2015, at 2:16 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 6, 2015 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Thomaston Place Auction Galleries, 51 Atlantic Highway, Thomaston, ME For more information: 207-354-8141; thomastonauction.com Join us at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries on Friday, February 6 for an auction of important Native American & Tribal Arts, including the lifelong collection of …
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Portrait of Buxton, ME pastor, Rev. Dr. Paul Coffin, by John Brewster, Jr. (CT/ME, 1766-1854), featured among the 1,500 lots of fine art & antiques at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries on November 7, 8 & 9

Thomaston Place Auction Galleries Fall 2104 Fine Art & Antiques Auction Expanded to 3 Days!

By Carol Achterhof on Oct. 10, 2014, at 11 a.m.
THOMASTON, ME: Thomaston Place Auction Galleries has added a third day to its Fall Fine Art & Antiques Auction in order to accommodate the many items assembled for this sale. Now scheduled for November 7, 8 & 9, the auction on will present a vast array of decorative arts and …
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Portrait of Buxton, ME pastor, Rev. Dr. Paul Coffin, by John Brewster, Jr. (CT/ME, 1766-1854), a featured item in Thomaston Place Auction Galleries Fall Fine Art & Antiques Auction on November 7, 8 & 9

Thomaston Place Auction Galleries Fall 2014 Fine Art & Antiques Auction

By Carol Achterhof on Oct. 08, 2014, at 12:04 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 7, 2014 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Thomaston Place Auction Galleries, 51 Atlantic Highway, Thomaston, ME For more information: 207-354-8141; thomastonauction.com Join us at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries on November 7, …
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“Bronco Buster”, a bronze sculpture by Frederic S. Remington (NY/KS, 1861-1909), one of over 1,100 lots of fine art and antiques to be sold in Thomaston Place Auction Galleries Summer Auction on August 23 & 24.

Maine Art & Americana Featured at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries Summer Sale on August 23 & 24

By Carol Achterhof on July 23, 2014, at 9:29 a.m.
THOMASTON, ME: Thomaston Place Auction Galleries Summer Auction of Fine Art & Antiques on August 23 & 24 will feature a vast selection of fine art, including many wonderful pieces by contemporary Maine artists. The sale will also include a diverse array of marine items, rare documents, folk art, estate …
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Thomaston Place Auction Galleries Summer 2014 Fine Art & Antiques Auction

By Carol Achterhof on July 16, 2014, at 3:02 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Location: Thomaston Place Auction Galleries, 51 Atlantic Highway, Thomaston, ME For more information: 207-354-8141; thomastonauction.com Join us at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries on August 23 & 24 starting at 11:00 each day for …
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Northern Plains Indian Hidatsa buckskin shirt with quill and seed decoration that sold for $115,000 at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries

Native American Treasures Electrify Bidders at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries

By Carol Achterhof on June 11, 2014, at 3:11 p.m.
THOMASTON, ME: The auction floor was energized at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries as items from a collection of late 19th Century Plains Indian beaded buckskin items came to the floor at their May 31 & June 1 feature sale and obliterated their presale estimates. Owner and Auctioneer Kaja Veilleux said: …
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1853 US Assay Office $20.00 gold coin to be sold at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries on June 14.

Important Coin Auction at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries on June 14

By Carol Achterhof on June 04, 2014, at 3:43 p.m.
THOMASTON, ME: On Saturday, June 14, Thomaston Place Auction Galleries will present a special, unreserved auction of over 600 lots of rare coins and currency sourced from many fine private collections and Midcoast Maine hoards. Owner and auctioneer Kaja Veilleux said: “This sale includes a broad variety of material, including …
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Northern Plains Indian Hidatsa buckskin shirt from the Dakotas with quill and seed bead decoration, one of over 1000 items to be sold at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries Spring 2014 Fine Art & Antiques Auction on May 31 & June 1.

Historic & Artistic Treasures to be Sold at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries on May 31 & June 1

By Carol Achterhof on May 13, 2014, at 11:17 a.m.
Saturday, May 31, 2014 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.Sunday, June 1, 2014 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Location: Thomaston Place Auction Galleries, 51 Atlantic Highway, Thomaston, ME For more information: 207-354-8141; thomastonauction.com THOMASTON, ME: Thomaston Place Auction Galleries will present an extraordinary array of fine art and historical treasures at …
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PMHSKC Executive Director Tracy Sala (left) accepts a $362.83 donation check from Christy Adams, co-owner of Lobsterman’s Restaurant.

Lobsterman’s Restaurant Donates $363 to Pope Memorial Humane Society

By Carol Achterhof on May 05, 2014, at 11:12 a.m.
THOMASTON, ME: Rockland’s Lobsterman’s Restaurant recently presented a donation check of $362.83 to representatives of the Pope Memorial Humane Society of Knox County (PMHSKC), representing 15% of restaurant proceeds from March 29 through April 5. This is the second year Lobsterman’s has run a benefit promotion to raise funds for …
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The warm, enticing sounds of Steelin’ Thunder Steel Drum Band will be featured at PMHSKC’s 5th Annual Tropical Getaway Dance on Saturday, March 22 from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Rockland’s American Legion Post One.

Pope Memorial Humane Society’s 5th Annual Tropical Getaway Dance on March 22

By Carol Achterhof on March 07, 2014, at 2:18 p.m.
(ROCKLAND, ME): On Saturday, March 22 from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m., warm tropical breezes will draw Midcoast revelers to Rockland’s American Legion Post One at 335 Limerock Street for the 5th Annual Tropical Getaway Dance, with all proceeds to benefit the Pope Memorial Humane Society of Knox County (PMHSKC). The …
A sampling of items to be sold at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries' Kennebunkport Antique Dealer Estate Auction on March 29 & 30 at 11:00 a.m.

Thomaston Place Auction Galleries’ Kennebunkport Antique Dealer Estate Auction on Mar. 29 & 30

By Carol Achterhof on Feb. 28, 2014, at 4:33 p.m.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.Thursday, March 27, 2014 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.Friday, March 28, 2014 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.Saturday, March 29, 2014 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.Sunday, March 30, 2014 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Thomaston Place Auction Galleries, 51 Atlantic Highway, Thomaston, …
A sampling of items to be sold at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries Kennebunkport Antique Dealer Estate Auction on March 29 & 30

Thomaston Place Auction Galleries’ Kennebunkport Antique Dealer Estate Auction on Mar. 29 & 30

By Carol Achterhof on Feb. 28, 2014, at 1:45 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 28, 2014 6:42 p.m. to 6:42 p.m. Location: Thomaston Place Auction Galleries, 51 Atlantic Highway, Thomaston, ME For more information: Carol Achterhof; 207-354-8141; thomastonauction.com Join us at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries on March 29 & 30 at 11:00 a.m. for a special, totally unreserved auction featuring the Kennebunkport …
A sampling of items to be sold at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries Kennebunkport Antique Dealer Estate Auction on March 29 & 30

Thomaston Place Auction Galleries’ Kennebunkport Antique Dealer Estate Auction on Mar. 29 & 30

By Carol Achterhof on Feb. 28, 2014, at 1:42 p.m.
Join us at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries on March 29 & 30 at 11:00 a.m. for a special, totally unreserved auction featuring the Kennebunkport estate of the late Warren C. Fitzsimmons and Donald F. Kelly, former Long Island antique dealers whose collections have been showcased in House Beautiful, Country Living, …
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Sampling of items to be sold at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries' special auction featuring a Kennebunkport antique dealer estate on March 29 & 30

Kennebunkport Antique Dealer Estate Featured At Thomaston Place Auction Galleries on March 29 & 30

By Carol Achterhof on Feb. 27, 2014, at 3:57 p.m.
THOMASTON, ME: On March 29 & 30, Thomaston Place Auction Galleries will present a special, unreserved auction featuring items from the estate of the late Warren C. Fitzsimmons and Donald F. Kelly, including contents from their lovely Kennebunkport residence, along with collections from their former home and business, Kennebunkport’s Captain …
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A selection of items to be sold at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries' special auction featuring a Kennebunkport antique dealer estate on March 29 & 30

Kennebunkport Antique Dealer Estate Featured At Thomaston Place Auction Galleries on March 29 & 30

By Carol Achterhof on Feb. 27, 2014, at 3:53 p.m.
THOMASTON, ME: On March 29 & 30, Thomaston Place Auction Galleries will present a special, unreserved auction featuring items from the estate of the late Warren C. Fitzsimmons and Donald F. Kelly, including contents from their lovely Kennebunkport residence, along with collections from their former home and business, Kennebunkport’s Captain …
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Chinese Yuan Dynasty painting on silk depicting a warrior riding two horses was the auction’s top lot, achieving a price of $28,750

Exotic Treasures Excite Bidders at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries on Feb. 8 & 9

By Carol Achterhof on Feb. 25, 2014, at 3:37 p.m.
THOMASTON, ME: The early shipping trade brought many rare and exotic objects to Maine, and some of these flew away at high prices at Thomaston Place Auction Galleries’ Winter Sale on February 8 and 9. A variety of exceptional objects from distant shores, plus several outstanding examples of folk art …
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PMHSKC Capital Campaign Chair Kathy Cuthbertson (left) and Tracy Sala, PMHSKC Executive Director (center) accept a $7,500 capital campaign donation check from Machias Savings AVP and Rockland Branch Manager Judy Brogden (right)

Machias Savings Donates $7,500 to Pope Memorial Humane Society’s Capital Campaign

By Carol Achterhof on Feb. 21, 2014, at 3:13 p.m.
THOMASTON, ME: On Friday, February 21, Machias Savings presented a $7,500 check to representatives of the Pope Memorial Humane Society of Knox County (PMHSKC). The check represents the Bank’s 3-year pledge in support of PMHSKC’s Capital Campaign targeting a new animal shelter facility. Machias Savings AVP and Rockland Branch Manager …
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"Dogtripping" author David Rosenfelt speaks to a packed house at Rockland's Strand Theatre at PMHSKC's Feb. 6 fundraiser event

Pope Memorial Humane Society’s Evening with Author David Rosenfelt a Huge Hit!

By Carol Achterhof on Feb. 17, 2014, at 9:42 a.m.
(ROCKLAND, ME): On Thursday, February 6 at Rockland’s Strand Theater, the Pope Memorial Humane Society of Knox County (PMHSKC) hosted an evening with author David Rosenfelt and previewed a newly produced video about the Organization. The event, which also featured WCSH-TV’s Don Carrigan as emcee and auctioneer Kaja Veilleux of …
 
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