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3rd Annual “It’s A Wonderful Life Holiday Estates Auction” Supporting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital on December 6th

In the spirit of George Bailey, who portrayed the image of a caring and giving person with a big heart, comes a special weekend auction from Tim’s Inc. Auctions. Featured in this annual auction are 275 Lots of collectibles and antiques with several items up for auction offering proceeds to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. This auction will feature spectacular carved furnishings, diamond and gold estate jewelry, coins, vintage artwork, fine collectibles, lighting, and many more estate collectibles. Auction items from throughout the day will be offered to benefit the hospital along with other community charities. Some of these great items include some Rock N Roll autographed guitars and memorabilia, a rare clock collection, police and fireman badges, an beautiful Stella Music Box, and many rare and exceptional pieces. Bidding is available live on auction day and absentee throughout the weekend until the hammer starts to drop.

Auctioneer Tim Chapulis and his mother, Helen Chapulis, have been collecting donations at Tim’s Inc. Auctions for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital since the passing of his father Peter W Chapulis, in 2005. To date, Tim’s Inc. Auctions is proud to have raised over $74000 for the hospital and this auction is another great opportunity to be able to help the children as well as other local charities. “Many friends and long time customers are excited to be part of this auction event, and we look forward to making this year’s event even more wonderful!”, shares Mr. Chapulis.

There are many spectacular items from a bygone era up for grabs on the auction block. Lot 18 is a beautiful Sea Serpent carved side board from the Paddack Restaurant in Hyannis, MA. It was being used in the restaurant that it stood in for 35 yeas. Tim first came across this piece over 30 years ago and was able to obtain it this year to put up for auction. This is a remarkable find in today’s auction market. Bidding is opening at $3750 and will receive a lot of action. A magnificent Stella Music Box can be had by bidding on Lot 27. This is originally from Washington, Ct and this is another piece Tim had his eye on for 30 years. When the owner passed, Tim missed its sale, and then worked to track it down. This box is solid oak with original finish and music disks. It is truly a one of a kind that plays beautifully and the perfect piece to play at this time of the year. It measures approximately 28 ½” wide, 21” deep, and 15” tall. Bidding opens at $2750 and this is a must have for collectors. Both of these incredible finds have a full array of photos available in the online catalog.

A highlighted collection in this event is an amazing selection of clocks. Presented at Lot 3 is an E Howard No. 70 Wall Clock. This is made of oak and is original and a vintage piece. It measures 31” tall and has a 12” dial. Bidding opens at only $1500 for this highly prized catch. Another one of the standout clocks is a French bronze clock Japy Freres by “Pfister a Toulouse”. It has a very ornate case and is a large size with a beautiful porcelain dial face on numbers. The clock works and is original condition and measures approximately 24” tall and 16” wide at the base. This is another great buy with bidding starting at only $1000. There are almost 50 clocks up to the highest bidder in this auction and all of them are available for online bidding.

The auction will begin at 10AM Eastern Time on Sunday December 6th, 2015. Tim’s Inc. Auctions and iCollector.com invite the world to come to this auction and enjoy life, the holidays, and support a meaningful cause for the community. All items have photos and descriptions available online for inspection, and absentee bidding is currently open.

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