Alderfer Fall Fine and Decorative Arts Auction

HATFIELD, PA – Alderfer Auction Center of Sanford Alderfer Companies is pleased to present our fall fine and Decorative Arts Auction. Cataloged auctions indicate a special level of quality merchandise, and this auction is filled with outstanding merchandise in every category. Both new collectors and seasoned veterans will enjoy the variety available on each day. Whether bidding live at Alderfer’s auction center in Hatfield. Pennsylvania or from your home or office around the world via eBay Live Auctions, purchasing through auction allows you to experience the excitement of adding to your collection, while learning the true market value of items you find interesting.

Alderfers’ national reputation for selling some of the finest works by the Pennsylvania Impressionists is outlined in this September’s auction. Featuring quintessential paintings of the New Hope area from R.A.D. Millers – Aqueduct, New Hope to Fern I Coppedeges view of the Thompson Neely Mill to the banks of the Delaware where John Folinsbee recorded the shad fisherman.

History repeats itself as we present an autograph signed documents by Holy Roman Emperor Francis the first 1756, to the presentation of the Society of Cincinnatti signed by General George Washington 1785, to the Archive of George Helms survivor of the sinking of the USS Maine in 1898 moving in to the 20c with a autograph of noted baseball great Babe Ruth 1936.

The services of the Alderfer Auction and Appraisal company are trusted by many as in this auction we are selling for many private individuals, corporations and institutions including the NJ state museum (Dorothy Doughty – Royal Worcester- American Bird Collection)

Preview Times:
Wednesday, September 3, 2008 from 4:00 – 7:00 pm
Thursday, September 4, 2008 from 9:00 – 5:00 pm
Friday, September 5, 2008 from 9:00 – 5:00 pm
Saturday, September 6, 2008 from 9:00 – 12:00 noon
Wednesday, September 10, 2008 from 9:00 – 7:00 pm
Thursday, September 11, 2008 from 7:00 – 5:00 pm
Friday, September 12, 2008 from 9:00 – 4:00 pm

Catalog with detailed photographs & inclusive descriptions is available for $25.00. Call 215.393.3039 to order. Descriptions & photographs will also be available at and Bid live online at

Questions about the auction or items to be auctioned, contact H. Brent Souder, Director of Fine & Decorative Arts, at 215.393.3003.

Consignments for our December 10, 11, and 12, 2008 Fine & Decorative Arts Auction will be accepted through Friday, September 26, 2008.

Contact Information:
Sanford Alderfer Companies

501 Fairgrounds Road
Hatfield, PA 19440

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