THE ESTATE SALE OF MANNY PORTER
5 MARSHFIELD STREET, GLOUCESTER, MA
FRIDAY, JULY 16TH
FROM 10AM TO 3PM
ONE LAST DAY!
MOST ITEMS WILL BE 75% OFF!!
Manny Porter was a legendary fisherman working the waters all along the Atlantic Seaboard. Raised in a lobster fishing family, it was only natural that Manny chose to pursue a career at the helm of his family business. Captain of many fishing vessels in his lifetime, he ventured out to Georges Bank and the great canyons of the Continental Shelf fishing in the 45’ wooden vessel “Donna Marie”. Manny fought against the massive international vessels that tried to crush him and his crew members. He then helped with the effort to enact the sovereignty over waters 200-mile fishing limit for the United States. For decades, Captain Manny taught his sons and many other family and crew members about the fishing industry. A true legend in his time and a highly respected fisherman, Manny captivated many an audience with tales of his perilous adventures at sea. Manny also was an avid collector of antiques, art and other collectables, especially those items that reflected his love of the sea.
To include antiques, collectibles, glass, fine china, paintings, etchings, prints, gold and crystal stemware, large set of gold plated Soligen flatware, Royal Bayreuth lobster ceramics, costume jewelry, collectible plates, lamps, three Chinese lacquered mother of pearl panels, oak gingerbread clock, depression glass, butterfly art and more.
Furniture to include elaborately carved mahogany console table and mirror, oak dining room table and chairs, oak roll top desk, antique oak bureaus, curio cabinets, Victorian Eastlake chests, mirrors, Victorian Eastlake desk, Chinese carved trunk, bedroom furniture, rattan ladies vanity with chairs, other rattan and bamboo chests, rattan cabinet, cherry mission style bed frame, ornate metal bed frame, bakers racks, several Singer Sewing machine cabinets with decorative metal bases, patio furniture, Dietrich and Nietrich and Godin antique cast iron stoves.
RCA 42″ 1080 television, electronics, Hardball Power Pitch Hit machine, Kirby 2001 vacuum, lots of kitchenware, Bun and Thigh rocker, other exercise equipment, Books, cds, dvds, cassettes, some ladies and men’s clothes including two vintage wedding gowns, bric-a-brac, Christmas and other holiday items, linen, toys, hand and power tools, Craftsmen tool chests, yard tools.
THE POLICE HAVE GIVEN PERMISSION TO PARK ON THE STREET DURING SALE HOURS.