Rushden Echo, 22nd June 1923, transcribed by Kay Collins
Griffith Street, Rushden
Valuable Household Furniture
To be Sold by Auction by
John S. Mason
On Thursday 5th July 1923, under instructions received from the Executors of the late Mrs. S. M. Collins, including:-
Walnut settee, lady’s and gent’s easy and 4 small chairs in tapestry, gent’s arm chair in pegamoid, mahogany revolving office chair, kneehole writing desk, walnut occasional table, small mahogany stand, 3-fold screen, 2 walnut frame overmantels, 5 Axminster carpet squares, hearthrugs, mahogany sideboard with plate glass back, mahogany extending dining table with 2 loose leaves, Angora table cover, massive marble clock, 2 divan chairs in saddlebags, 2 smoker’s arm chairs, 4 mahogany dining chairs in horsehair, pictures, ornaments, coal vase, oak hall stand, 8 day grandfather clock in oak case, wheel barometer, mahogany drop-leaf table, Axminster stair carpet, 17 brass stair rods and felt pads, superior walnut bedroom suite of hanging wardrobe with plate glass panel in door, 5 drawers and 4 sliding trays, 6ft. x 8ft. dressing chest with swing glass, marble top washstand with 2 drawers and cupboard, towel airer and 2 cane-seated chairs, 4ft. 6in. x 6ft. brass bedstead, box-spring mattress, invalid’s adjustable chair, mahogany commode, walnut suite of wardrobe with plate gall panel in door, 4ft. 6in. x 7ft. dressing chest with swing glass, marble top washstand, towel airer, and 2 cane-seated chairs, oak bedstead, box-spring mattress, single brass rail iron bedstead with wire spring mattress, marble top washstand and dressing table, mahogany swing toilet mirror, blankets, linen, slip mats, lino, etc., oak roll-top desk, mahogany arm chair in horsehair, mahogany sofa in leather, gilt frame pier glass, 2 deal tables with drawers, are and 8 Windsor chairs, oak medicine chest, 6 chairs, oak grained cupboard, deal cupboard, dinner, tea, dessert and glass ware, pair fish carvers and 6 fish knives and forks, sundry cutlery and table plate, oak grained dresser with plate rack over, mangle, set of 5 steps, copper warming pan, 2 clothes baskets, 3 zinc baths, salting lead, brushes, culinary requisites and miscellaneous effects, iron garden roller, lawn mower, galvanised iron water carrier, galvanised iron corn bin, sundry tools, etc.
On view morning of sale.
Sale to commence at 12 o’clock prompt.
Auctioneer’s Offices: 30 high Street, Rushden.