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PLAQUE: This hand-painted German porcelain plaque signed by Sontau was made in the 19th century. It is 53/4 inches by 43/4 inches. The plaque sold at DuMouchelles Galleries in Detroit for $690.
Current prices are recorded from antiques shows, flea markets, sales and auctions throughout the United States. Prices vary by location because of local economic conditions.
Slide Rule, Tavella Sales Co., New York, original pouch, copyright 1939, 4 inches, $55.
Ivory chignon comb with cabochon, rhinestones and silver-colored pique point c. 1910, 4 x 33/4 inches, $80.
Wheelchair oyster plate, 6 oyster-shaped wells, pink glaze with gilt trim, c. 1876, set of 6, $245.
Tiffin candlestick, Flower Garden with Butterflies, pattern, brocade, black, 8 inches, $250.
Cast-aluminum washboard, molded wavy-line scrubbing area, scrolled design on feet, impressed "FANI MOSER" on front, "J. FYLA" and "X. BEZ" on reverse, 15 x 113/4 inches, $630.
A.M. Googlie girl doll, blue sleep eyes, closed smile, blond wig, white dress, marked "Germany 323," 9 inches, $950.
AAA Old Valley Whiskey bottle, embossed cross, single-roll top, medium-red amber color. c. 1870-1880, $1,540.
Windsor fan-back chair, oak, maple and pine, Connecticut c. 1770, $2,250.
Invitation for the opening of baseball stadium. Comiskey Park, Chicago, February 15, 1910, engraving of stadium at bottom, original black envelope, $6,345.